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Auction Name The Alexander Hamilton Collection of John E. Herzog Total Sales (USD) 596,011.00
Auction Date 10/25/2021 - 10/25/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 164,000.00
Sale Number #1716 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 255,200.00
Total Lots 44
Sold Lots 44 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 164,000.00
% of Lots Sold 100.00% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 255,200.00
Unsold Lots 0 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 233.55%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
10 [Hamilton, Alexander]

Report of the Secretary of the Treasury to the House of Representatives, Relative to a Provision for the Support of the Public Credit of the United States...the 14th Day of January, 1790

1790 USD 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 USD 81,900.00
39 [Hamilton, Alexander]

Report of the Secretary of the Treasury...Containing a Plan for the further support of Public Credit

1795 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 63,000.00
21 [Hamilton, Alexander]

Deferred Stock Certificate of the United States

1792 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 44,100.00
5 [Hamilton, Alexander]

Treasury Department. September 19, 1789. The Secretary of the Treasury, In obedience to the Order of the House of Representatives, of the 17th Instant, Respectfully Reports...

1789 USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD 40,950.00
27 [Hamilton, Alexander] [Sherman, Roger]

Report from the Commissioners for Purchasing the Public Debt

1792 USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 40,950.00
3 [Hamilton, Alexander]

An Ordinance for the Establishment of the Mint of the United States of America; and for Regulating the Value and Alloy of Coin

1786 USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 32,760.00
31 [Hamilton, Alexander] Jefferson, Thomas

An Act for extending the time for receiving on Loan that part of the Domestic Debt of the United States, which may not be subscribed...

USD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 USD 25,200.00
35 [Hamilton, Alexander]

Report of the Committee Appointed to Examine into the State of the Treasury Department Made to the House of Representatives of the United States on the 22d Day of May, 1794

1794 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 23,940.00
34 [Hamilton, Alexander]

Autograph Letter, signed

1794 USD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 USD 21,420.00
33 [Hamilton, Alexander]

First Bank of the United States Stock Certificate

1794 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 20,160.00
25 [Hamilton, Alexander]

Autograph Letter, signed

1792 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 18,900.00
1 [Hamilton, Alexander]

Table of the First Year's Interest To be paid on Monies which have been placed in the several Continental Loan-Offices...

1779 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 16,380.00
24 [Hamilton, Alexander]

Treasury Department, April 16th, 1792...

1792 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 12,600.00
40 [Hamilton, Alexander]

Autograph Check, signed

1795 USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 12,600.00
38 [Hamilton, Alexander]

Letter, signed

1794 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 11,970.00
19 [Hamilton, Alexander]

Printed Treasury Department Circular, signed

1792 USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 10,710.00
37 [Hamilton, Alexander]

Letter, signed

1794 USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 10,710.00
41 [Hamilton, Alexander]

Observations on Certain Documents Contained in No. V & VI of “The History of the United States for the Year 1796,”...

1797 USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD 10,710.00
23 [Hamilton, Alexander]

Letter, signed

1792 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 9,450.00
32 [Hamilton, Alexander]

Printed Treasury Department Circular, signed

1793 USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 9,450.00
43 [Hamilton, Alexander]

Partially-Printed Share in Alexander Hamilton's Estate

1804 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 9,450.00
30 [Hamilton, Alexander]

Communications from the Secretary of the Treasury, to the House of Representatives of the United States...Resolution of the House, of the 2d of March 1793

1793 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 8,820.00
29 [Hamilton, Alexander]

Report of the Secretary of the Treasury, Relative to the Loans Negotiated Under the Acts of the 4th and 12th of August 1790...

1793 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 7,560.00
12 [Hamilton, Alexander] Steuben, Baron von, and Alexander Hamilton

Promissory Note, signed and endorsed

1790 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 6,300.00
9 [Hamilton, Alexander]

An Act to provide more effectually for the Collection of the Duties imposed by Law on Goods, Wares and Merchandize imported in

1790 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 5,040.00
  • <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>26 January 2022<br>Printed Books & Maps,<br>The Sinclair Hood Library of Archaeology,<br>The Charles Tomlinson Poetry Library</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Biggs (Thomas, Hope, Theodore C & Fergusson, James). <i>Architecture at Ahmedabad, The Capital of Goozerat,</i> 1st edition, London: John Murray, 1866. £3,000 to £5,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Daniell (Thomas and William). <i>Oriental Scenery. One Hundred and Fifty Views of the Architecture, Antiquities and Landscape Scenery of Hindoostan,</i> 6 parts, 1812-16. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Hamilton (Sir William & Pierre Francois Hugues d'Hancarville). Collection of Etruscan, Greek and Roman Antiquities from the Cabinet of the Hon.ble Wm Hamilton, volumes I & II only (of 4), Naples, 1766-67. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>26 January 2022<br>Printed Books & Maps,<br>The Sinclair Hood Library of Archaeology,<br>The Charles Tomlinson Poetry Library</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Moore (Lieutenant Joseph & Captain Frederick Marryat). Eighteen Views taken at & near Rangoon, [1825]. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Williamson (Captain Thomas & Howitt, Samuel). <i>Oriental Field Sports; Being a Complete, Detailed and Accurate Description of the Wild Sports of the East;</i> 1st edition, London, 1807. £5,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Knoop (Johann Hermann). <i>Pomologia, dat is Beschryvingen en Afbeeldingen van de beste zoorten van Appels en Peeren, Fructologia …,</i> 3 volumes in 1, Leeuwarden: A Ferwerda and G. Tresling, [1758]. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>26 January 2022<br>Printed Books & Maps,<br>The Sinclair Hood Library of Archaeology,<br>The Charles Tomlinson Poetry Library</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> North America. Wyld (James), Map of the Colony of British Columbia and the British & American Territory West of the Rocky Mountains, Including Vancouvers Island and the Gold Fields, 1858. £1,500 to £2,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Pocket Globe. A Correct Globe with the New Discoveries, circa 1785. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Wales. Morden (Robert), Twelve 'playing card maps' of Wales, circa 1676. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>26 January 2022<br>Printed Books & Maps,<br>The Sinclair Hood Library of Archaeology,<br>The Charles Tomlinson Poetry Library</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Society of Dilettanti. <i>Antiquities of Ionia,</i> 5 volumes: 1821, 1797, 1840, 1881 & 1915. £3,000 to £5,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Churchill (Winston Spencer). <i>The People's Rights,</i> 1st edition, 1st issue, London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1910]. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Paz (Octavio). <i>Blanco,</i> 1st edition, limited numbered edition, Mexico: Joaquín Mortiz, 1967. £500 to £800.
  • <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.
  • <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> DANTE ALIGHIERI (1265-1321). <i>Commedia.</i> Venezia: Vindelino da Spira, 1477. Estimate: € 40.000 - 60.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> DALI, Salvador (1908-1989) - William SHAKESPEARE (1564-1616). <i>Romeo e Giulietta.</i> Milan: Rizzoli, 1975. Estimate: € 25.000 - 35.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> MALVASIA, Cornelio; MONTANARI, Geminiano. <i>Ephemerides novissimae motuum coelestium.</i> Modena: Cassiani, 1662. Estimate: € 8.000 - 12.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> JANSSONIUS, Johannes. <i>Atlantis majoris quinta pars, Orbem maritimum [Novus Atlas, volume V: carte marittime].</i> Amsterdam: Janssonius, 1650. Estimate: € 12.000 - 18.000.
  • <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.
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