• <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>A Record Breaking Season</b>
    <b>Swann:</b> <i>The Book of Mormon,</b> first edition, Palmyra, NY, 1830. Sold Sept. 30 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> Vincent Van Gogh, <i>Homme à la Pipe: Portrait du Docteur Gachet, Evening,</i> etching, 1890. Sold Nov. 2 — $161,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edward Ruscha, <i>Stains,</i> title page, one of 70, signed, 1969. Sold Nov. 9 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> John James Audubon, <i>Carolina Parrot, Plate 26,</i> hand colored aquatint, 1828. Sold Dec.9 — $137,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edmund Dulac, <i>The Snow Queen,</i> watercolor, gouache, pen & ink, 1910. Sold Dec. 16 — $125,000.
  • <b><center>Potter & Potter Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts<br>February 26, 2022</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 26:</b> ALLEN, Ethan. <i>A Narrative of Colonel Ethan Allen’s Captivity from the Time of his Being Taken by the British, near Montreal…,</i> Rare second edition, 1779. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 26:</b> CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne ("Mark Twain"). <i>The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.</i> New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 26:</b> LANE, Edward William, translator. <i>Tales of a Thousand and One Nights; [or], The Arabian Nights’ Entertainments.</i> London, 1838–1841. 32 parts in 33. $7,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 26:</b> GRANT, James, Lieut. <i>The Narrative of a Voyage of Discovery, performed in His Majesty's Vessel The Lady Nelson...</i> London, 1803. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Fine Art, Antique, and Jewelry Auction<br>January 29 & 30, 2022</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> Civil War Archive, including Hospital CDVs. $2,400 to $2,800.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> W.B. Gosnell's Civil War Era 34 Star Flag w/ Book on Western Expansion. $1,200 to $1,400.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> 15 Star Parade Flag and Envelope, Framed. $800 to $900.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Fine Art, Antique, and Jewelry Auction<br>January 29 & 30, 2022</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> Partial Civil War Album, incl. Confederate Leaders. $800 to $900.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> CDV Album incl. Garfield, plus Framed CSA Currency. $800 to $900.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> Two Geronimo Cabinet Cards, incl. St. Louis World's Fair Signed. $2,800 to $3,200.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Fine Art, Antique, and Jewelry Auction<br>January 29 & 30, 2022</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> Dickens, Charles. <i>A Christmas Carol,</i> 1st Ed. 1843. $1,800 to $2,000.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> Archive of Col. John Fite, CSA, POW Johnson's Island, first of two lots, 8 Items. $1,200 to $1,400.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> Kentucky Confederate Call to Arms Broadside, 1862. $1,200 to $1,400.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Fine Art, Antique, and Jewelry Auction<br>January 29 & 30, 2022</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> Hemingway, Ernest. <i>For Whom the Bell Tolls,</i> 1st Ed. $1,000 to $1,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> Autograph Album with Confederate Signatures, incl. Jeff Davis. $800 to $1,000.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> WWI Navy Posters plus Photo of USS John Hood, 3 pcs. $700 to $750.
  • <CENTER><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper including Contents from<br>the Estate of Paul Gallico<br>January 27, 2022</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 27:</b> [Fleming] James Bond: Original British poster for Dr No, 1962. £20,000 to £25,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 27:</b> Fleiming (Ian). <i>Casino Royale,</i> first edition, first issue, Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to ‘Paul [Gallico] from Balzache. 1953’. £18,000 to £22,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 27:</b> Fleming (Ian). <i>iamonds are Forever,</i> first edition, first impression, Presentation copy from the author. £12,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 27:</b> Greene (Graham).<i> A Burnt-Out Case,</i> first edition, inscribed 'For Paul Gallico - arrears for gratitudes to Antibes.........? from Graham Greene', 1961. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <CENTER><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper including Contents from<br>the Estate of Paul Gallico<br>January 27, 2022</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 27:</b> Rowling (J. K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> first edition, first printing, paperback, 1997. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 27:</b> Tolkien (J.R.R.) <i>[The Lord of the Rings],</i> 3 vol., <i>The Fellowship of the Ring,</i> 1954; <i>The Two Towers,</i> 1954; <i>The Return of the King,</i> 1955, first editions, first impressions. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 27:</b> Dali (Salvador). The Little Mermaid II, lithograph on Japon, signed and numbered ‘XXIV / XXXXV’ in pencil, 1966. £800 to £1,200.
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Auction Name Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper Total Sales (GBP) 109,661.00
Auction Date 10/14/2021 - 10/14/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 69,580.00
Sale Number #2221 High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 99,830.00
Total Lots 295
Sold Lots 224 Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 96,880.00
% of Lots Sold 75.93% High Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 139,070.00
Unsold Lots 71 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 78.85%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
114 Torrens (Sir Arthur Wellesley,

West Indies.- Barbados & Saint Lucia.- Torrens (Sir Arthur Wellesley) An important collection of over 85 travel drawings, military figure studies, and other studies from life, pen and ink, [c. 1840s and later].

c.1840s GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 GBP 8,450.00
280 Saxton (Christopher)

Northampton.- Saxton (Christopher) Northamton Bedfordiae, Cantabrigiae, Huntingdoniae et Rutlandiae ..., 1576.

1576 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 3,250.00
144 Kitchin (Thomas)

World.- Kitchin (Thomas) A General Atlas, describing the whole Universe, 24 map sections, [c. 1773].

c.1773. GBP 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 GBP 3,000.00
129 Ackermann (Rudolph)

London.- Ackermann (Rudolph) Eight views from the series 'Views of London, aquatints with hand-colouring, c. 1811-1822 (8)

c.1811-1822 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 2,860.00
58 Gardener (D., compiler)

India.- Gardener (D.) The Original Calcutta Annual Directory and Bengal Register for Anno Domini 1816, Calcutta, [1816].

1816 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 2,750.00
295 Saxton (Christopher)

Somerset.- Saxton (Christopher) Somersetensem Comitat (agri fertiltate Celebrem) hec ob oculos ponit Tabula, [1579].

1579 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 2,500.00
77 Baedeker (Karl)

Middle East.- Baedeker (Karl) Palestine and Syria. Handbook for Travellers, Leipzig, Karl Baedeker, 1876; and others, guides and handbooks for the Middle East (c.90)

1876 GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 2,375.00
259 [Rocque (John) and Richard Parr]

London.- [Rocque (John) and Richard Parr] Central section and parts of Rocque's 'An Exact Survey of the City's of London, Westminster ye Borough of Southwark...', [1746] (13)

1746 (13) GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 2,375.00
203 Allen & Co. (William H.)

India.- Allen & Co. (William H.) Map of India, from the most recent Authorities, 1844.

1844 GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00 GBP 2,250.00
276 Weller (Edward)

London.- Weller (Edward) London, 8 double-page map sheets only (of 9), [1863]; together with 32 further miscellaneous map sheets of London by Weller and Cassell, [c. 1863].

1863 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 2,125.00
279 Stanford (Edward)

London.- Stanford (Edward) Stanford's New Map of the County of London, On the Scale of Four Inches to One Mile, 1894.

1894 GBP 500.00 - 700.00 GBP 2,000.00
105 Wood Taylor (Charles "Carlos" Chatworthy,

South America.- Chile.- Wood (Charles "Carlos" Chatworthy) H.M. Ships "Collingwood" 80 Guns, "Asia" 84, and "Constance", 50 - Taken with the Camera Obscura, in the bay of Valparaiso, watercolour, 1848.

1848 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 1,950.00
139 SDUK.

Atlases.- SDUK. Complete atlas of modern, classical and celestial maps together with plans of the principal cities of the world..., 2 vol., 1877.

1877 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 1,875.00
134 Lizars (Daniel)

Atlases.- Lizars (Daniel) Lizars' Edinburgh Geographical General Atlas, [1842].

1842 GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 1,500.00
275 Illustrated London News (The)

London.- Illustrated London News (The) London from the South Side of the Thames, 1861.

1861 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 1,500.00
208 Griffiths (Richard) and Thomas Larcom.

Ireland.- Griffiths (Richard) A General Map of Ireland to Accompany the Report of the Railway Commissioners shewing the Principal Physical Features and Geological Structure of the Country, [1839].

1839 GBP 500.00 - 700.00 GBP 1,375.00
274 Tallis (John)

London.- Tallis (John) Tallis's Illustrated Plan of London and its Environs in commemoration of the Great Exhibition of Industry of all Nations, 1851.

1851 GBP 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 GBP 1,375.00
287 Stephenson (George & Robert)

Railways.- Stephenson (George & Robert) Plans & Sections of the Chester & Holyhead Railway, 1843; together with a set of 10 contract plans, showing Contract No.3 from Rhyl to Colwyn Bay, [c. 1844] (2)

1843 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 1,375.00
237 Walker (John)

England & Wales.- Walker (John) Map of the Inland Navigation, Canals, and Rail Roads with the Situations of the various Mineral Productions throughout Great Britain, 1830.

1830 GBP 500.00 - 700.00 GBP 1,250.00
263 Horwood (Richard)

London.- Horwood (Richard) Twenty map sheets from 'Plan of the Cities of London and Westminster, the Borough of Southwark and parts adjoining shewing every house', [1795] (20)

1795 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 1,125.00
264

London.- Miscellaneous collection of single sheet maps of London, approx. 90 sheets, 19th century (90)

19th century GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 1,125.00
34 Thomson (John)

China.- Thomson (John) Through China with A Camera, 1899.

1899 GBP 600.00 - 800.00 GBP 1,062.50
72 Kaempfer (Englebert)

Japan.- Kaempfer (Englebert) Historia Imperii Japonici [The History of Japan], translated by J. Scheuchzer, 1 vol. only (of 2), 1727.

1727 GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 1,000.00
132 De L'Isle (Guillaume)

De L'Isle (Guillaume) Atlante novissimo che contiene tutte le parti del mondo, nel quale sono esattamente descritti, [c.1740-1750].

c.1740-1750. GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00 GBP 1,000.00
138 SDUK.

Atlases.- SDUK. Maps of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, 2 vol., 1844.

1844 GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 1,000.00
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br> Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including Americana<br>Online<br>Now through January 25, 2022</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Audubon, John James. The "Wild Turkey" manuscript — capturing one of the nation's most iconic symbols of unity. $250,000 to $350,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> (Flag) — Commemorative Thirteen-Star Flag. Pre-Civil War, Thirteen-Star Flag of the United States, from the collection of Charles Kuralt. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Fitzgerald, F. Scott. <i>Tender is the Night</i>. First edition, presentation copy, and a former mystery. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Audubon, John James. The "Wild Turkey" manuscript — capturing one of the nation's most iconic symbols of unity. $250,000 to $350,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Salinger, J.D. <i>The Catcher in the Rye.</i> A strikingly fresh first edition of Salinger's essential novel. $20,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Whitman, Walt. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> “America's second Declaration of Independence” — signed by Whitman. $150,000 to $200,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> [Dylan, Bob]. Some of the earliest known professional portraits. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Y-Worth [Yarworth], William. <i>Cerevisiarii Comes: Or, the New and True Art of Brewing…</i> A rare and early English work on the art of brewing. $5,000 to $7,000.
  • <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> RUTH BADER GINSBERG’S PERSONAL COPY OF THE 1957-58 HARVARD LAW REVIEW, HEAVILY ANNOTATED BY HER.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> RUTH BADER GINSBURG’S TEXTBOOK FOR HER “CIVIL PROCEDURE” CLASS AT HARVARD, HEAVILY ANNOTATED BY HER.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> RUTH BADER GINSBURG’S TEXTBOOK FOR COLUMBIA LAW SCHOOL CLASS ON JURISPRUDENCE, HEAVILY ANNOTATED BY HER.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> HONORARY DOCTORATE AWARDED TO RUTH BADER GINSBURG BY SMITH COLLEGE, 1994.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> A COPY OF JUSTICE GINSBURG’S ARTICLE, “WOMEN IN THE FEDERAL JUDICIARY,” SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE JUSTICE TO SENATOR NANCY KASSEBAUM.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> A COPY OF SANDRA DAY O’CONNOR’S ARTICLE, “THEY OFTEN ARE HALF-OBSCURE: THE RIGHTS OF THE INDIVIDUAL AND THE LEGACY OF OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES,” PRESENTED TO RUTH BADER GINSBURG.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> A DELUXE EDITION OF ANTONIN SCALIA’S MAKING YOUR CASE: THE ART OF PERSUADING JUDGES, FROM AN EDITION OF 2000, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED TO RUTH BADER GINSBURG.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> A FIRST EDITION OF SONIA SOTOMAYOR’S <i>MY BELOVED WORLD,</i> SIGNED AND INSCRIBED TO RUTH BADER GINSBURG.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> A FIRST EDITION OF AL GORE’S “THE ASSAULT ON REASON,” SIGNED AND INSCRIBED TO RUTH BADER GINSBURG.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> <i>BELOVED</i> BY TONI MORRISON, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO RUTH AND MARTIN GINSBURG.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> A FIRST EDITION OF GLORIA STEINEM’S “MY LIFE ON THE ROAD,” SIGNED AND INSCRIBED TO RUTH BADER GINSBURG.
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