• <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on paper<br>Thursday 29th September 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> South America.- Conquest of Peru.- Cieza De León (Pedro de). <i>Parte primera de la chronica del Peru,</i> first edition, Seville, Martín de Montesdoca, 1553. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Asia.- Mandeville (Sir John). <i>Tractato bellissimo delle piu maravigliose cose & piu motabile che sitrovino nelle parte delmondo,</i> Florence, [Lorenzo Morgiani], 1496-99. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Bible leaf, Latin. Single leaf from the Gutenberg Bible, [Mainz], [Johann Gutenberg & Johann Fust], [c.1454/55]. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on paper<br>Thursday 29th September 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Publicius (Jacobus). <i>Ars oratoria. Ars epistolandi. Ars memorativa,</i> first edition, Venice, Erhard Ratdolt, 1482. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Biblia Pauperum.- Single leaf from a blockbook Biblia Pauperum in Latin, from the Wiblingen copy of Schreiber's edition III, Netherlands, 1465. £25,000 to £35,000.
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> South America.- Brazil.- Steinmann (Johan Jacob). <i>Souvenirs de Rio de Janeiro,</i> Paris, chez Rittner & Goupil, 1837. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on paper<br>Thursday 29th September 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Asia.- Polo (Marco). <i>In cui si tratta le meravigliose cose del mondo per lui vedute,</i> Venice, Matteo Pagano, 1555. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Sir Joshua Reynolds' copy.- Donne (John). <i>Poems, by J.D. With elegies on the authors death,</i> the Joshua Reynolds-Philip Bliss copy of the first edition, Printed by M[iles]. F[lesher]. for Iohn Marriot, 1633. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Gilbert (William). <i>De Magnete,</i> first edition, Peter Short, 1600. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on paper<br>Thursday 29th September 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Audubon (John James). <i>The Birds of America,</i> 8 vol., New York, George R. Lockwood, [c.1889]. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Pratchett (Terry). <i>The Colour of Magic,</i> first edition, signed by the author, 1983. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Flaubert (Gustave). <i>Trois Contes,</i> first edition, one of 100 copies on papier de Hollande, Paris, Charpentier, 1877. £5,000 to £7,000.
  • <b><center>Potter & Potter Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts<br>October 20, 2022</b></center>
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> JOYCE, James. <i>Ulysses.</i> London: John Lane the Bodley Head, 1937. PRESENTATION COPY OF THE FIRST ENGLISH EDITION PRINTED IN ENGLAND. $50,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> [SHACKLETON, Ernest]. –– BROWNING, Robert. <i>Poetical Works of…</i> London: Smith and Elder, 1906. PRESENTED TO SHACKLETON AND THE OFFICERS OF THE NIMROD BY A MEMBER OF THE ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories.</i> New York: George R. Lockwood, [1870]. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b><center>Potter & Potter Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts<br>October 20, 2022</b></center>
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> ARISTOTLE. Opera, in Greek, parts one and two only: Organon and Natural Philosophy I. Edited by Aldus and others. Venice: Aldus Manutius, 1 November 1495–February 1498. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> COOK, James, Capt. [Collected Voyages]. First and Second Voyages: London: W. Strahan; and T. Cadell, 1773, 1777; Third Voyage: London: H. Hughes for G. Nicol and T. Cadell, 1785. $14,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne (“Mark Twain”). <i>The Writings of…</i> Hartford: American Publishing Co., 1899–1900. $12,000 to $16,000.
    <b><center>Potter & Potter Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts<br>October 20, 2022</b></center>
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>The Poems of…</i> Edited by Frederick S. Ellis. Hammersmith: William Morris for the Kelmscott Press, 1893. $12,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> LONDON, Jack. <i>The Call of the Wild.</i> New York: The Macmillan Company, 1905. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY LONDON. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> CROWLEY, Aleister (1875–1947). <i>The Winged Beetle.</i> London: privately printed, 1910. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b><center>Potter & Potter Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts<br>October 20, 2022</b></center>
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> WILDE, Oscar (“C.3.3.”). <i>The Ballad of Reading Gaol.</i> London: Leonard Smithers, January 1898. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> DRYDEN, John. <i>Fables Ancient and Modern; translated into verse from Homer, Ovid, Boccace, & Chaucer: with original poems.</i> London: John Tonson, 1700. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> [MAP]. LINSCHOTEN, Jan Huygen van. <i>Delineatio Orarum Maritimarum…</i> London: John Wolfe, 1598. $3,000 to $4,000.
  • <center><b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions<br>Rare Autograph & Documents<br>September 29, 2022</b>
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> John Adams Signed Ship's Passport, partly printed DS as president, signed “John Adams.”
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Extremely Rare James Garfield DS as President Appointing Revenue Service Agent.
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Babe Ruth 1939 Cooperstown cover boldly signed — with photo.
    <center><b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions<br>Rare Autograph & Documents<br>September 29, 2022</b>
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Incredible Harry S. Truman Kansas City Auto Club sales ledger maintained by Truman!
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Important Herbert Hoover 4 pg ALS about Chinese Gold Mining.
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Rare Calvin Coolidge ALS as President.
    <center><b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions<br>Rare Autograph & Documents<br>September 29, 2022</b>
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Abraham Lincoln Signed Appointment.
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Ironic John Kennedy Jr. Handwritten report on why he is accident report form when he attended Collegiate School in 1975.
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Katherine Bates Signed -“America! America! God shed his grace on thee.”
    <center><b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions<br>Rare Autograph & Documents<br>September 29, 2022</b>
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Apollo 11 - Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin & Michael Collins.
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Amassed Over Four Decades, an impressive 1100+ piece collection of entertainment and notables.
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Mark Twain / Samuel Clemens Signed Letter and Card.
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Catawiki B. V.: Old and Rare Books Auction (pre-1700) - bidstart 7/15

Auction Reports

Auction Name Old and Rare Books Auction (pre-1700) - bidstart 7/15 Total Sales (EUR) 13,643.53
Auction Date 07/25/2022 - 07/25/2022 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 10,975.00
Sale Number #72522 High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 13,314.00
Total Lots 79
Sold Lots 68 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 14,042.00
% of Lots Sold 86.08% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 17,097.00
Unsold Lots 11 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 79.80%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
60461625 Jacobilli, Francesco

Le conditioni del Cavaliero opera morale, utile e necessaria a cavalieri, á Capitani, & á Generali…

1606 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 953.75
60470855 H. Megiserus

Thesaurus Polyglotus

1603 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 735.75
60452435 Nicolaas Tulp

Observationum medicarum libri tres: cum æneis figuris

1641 EUR 1,100.00 - 1,300.00 EUR 697.60
60470863 M.I. Doubdan

Le Voyage de la Terre-Sainte

1666 Not Available EUR 545.00
60433445 Antonio de Herrera

Histoire générale des voyages et conquestes des Castillans dans les Isles et Terre-ferme

1660 Not Available EUR 514.48
60406437 Adriaan Schoonebeek

Nette Afbeeldingen Der Eygene Dragten Van alle Geestelijke Vrouwen en Nonnenorders

1691 EUR 500.00 - 700.00 EUR 489.41
60336091

Biblia Sacra variarum translationum [vols 1&2] Novum Iesu Christi Testamentum [vol. 3. Set complete]

1616 EUR 600.00 - 700.00 EUR 436.00
60343987 Mattheus Merian, Nikolaes Visscher

Afbeeldingen der voornaamste historien, soo van het Oude als Nieuwe Testament - [ca. 1700]

EUR 450.00 - 550.00 EUR 419.65
60445443 A. van Slichtenhorst

XIV Boeken van de Geldersse Geschiedenissen

1653 Not Available EUR 403.30
60450907 Franciscus Ridderus

Schriftuerlyck Licht, oder .... Der Heylige Schrifture

1675 EUR 400.00 - 450.00 EUR 381.50
60490089 Jean Foy-Vaillant

Numismata imperatorum romanorum praestantiora a Julio Caesare ad Postumum et tyrannos

1694 EUR 350.00 - 450.00 EUR 349.89
60352891 Nicolas Chorier

Nobiliaire de la province de Dauphine? & Supple?ment au Nobiliaire

1697 EUR 800.00 - 900.00 EUR 329.18
60447743 Tavernier

Voyages de Jean Baptiste Tavernier

1692 EUR 450.00 - 500.00 EUR 311.74
60325029 Henri Estienne, Théodore de Bèze, Jean de Serre, Pierre Pithou ou Innocent Gentillet

?Discours merveilleux De la Vie, Actions & Deportemens de Catherine de Medicis

1649 EUR 250.00 - 275.00 EUR 303.02
60320337 [François de La Mothe Le Vayer]

Prose chagrine

1661 Not Available EUR 297.57
60367671 Nicolas Boileau

Traité du Sublime ou du Merveilleux dans le discours

1694 Not Available EUR 261.60
60375609 Marin Cureau de la Chambre

Le système de l'âme

1664 EUR 400.00 - 450.00 EUR 250.70
60341667 Guillaume de Saluste du Bartas

Les œuvres poétiques & Chrétiennes de G. de Saluste, Sr du Bartas, Prince des poètes Français

1632 EUR 300.00 - 400.00 EUR 239.80
60470869 Guillaume Fabri de Hilden

Observationum et Curationum Chirurgicarum centuria V

1627 EUR 500.00 - 600.00 EUR 228.90
60236717 Anonym

Leben der durchl. Infantin von Oesterreich Schwester Margaretha vom Creutz

1687 EUR 250.00 - 350.00 EUR 218.00
60500869 Giovanni Paolo Lancellotti

Corpus iuris canonici : emendatum et notis illustratum

1605 Not Available EUR 209.28
60354305 Jacobus Salomonius

Agri Patavini Inscriptiones sacrae, et prophanae F. Jacobi Salomoni cura

1696 EUR 175.00 - 275.00 EUR 207.10
60475847 Pierre Corneille

Theatre de Corneille

1640/1644 Not Available EUR 197.29
60341087 Jean de Rotrou

Les Occasions Perdues

1635 EUR 400.00 - 500.00 EUR 196.20
60434719 Jean Bouguier, sieur Descharcon / Cardinal de Richelieu

Arrests de la Cour Décisifs de Diverses Questions, tant de Droict & Coustume...Traffic sur mer

1647 EUR 300.00 - 350.00 EUR 185.30
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Antiquarian Books<br>Including a series of views of Milan<br>September 27 to October 4</b></center>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Sep. 27 – Oct. 4:</b> Livius, Historia Romanae decades, Venice, Vindelinus de Spira, 1470, contemporary Morocco. €30,000 to €40,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Sep. 27 – Oct. 4:</b> Blaeu, Nieuw Stedeboeck van Italien (Piemont), The Hague, 1724-1725, 8 volumes, marbled calf gilt. €70,000 to €90,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Sep. 27 – Oct. 4:</b> Baysio, Rosarium decretorum, Venice, 1481, later vellum. €10,000 to €15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Sep. 27 – Oct. 4:</b> [Niccolò da Poggibonsi], Viaggio da Venetia al santo Sepulchro, Venice, 1529, later half calf. €2,000 to €3,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Sep. 27 – Oct. 4:</b> Hieronymus, Epistole [Italian], Ferrara, 1497, blue crushed morocco with the Rocco di Torrepadula arms. €12,000 to €15,000.
  • <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Printed & Manuscript Americana<br>September 29, 2022</b>
    <b>Swann September 29:</b> Extensive archive of papers of Lincoln’s Secretary of the Navy, Gideon Welles. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Swann September 29:</b> George Catlin, <i>North American Indian Portfolio,</i> 1844. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann September 29:</b> The Twenty-Four Books of the Holy Scriptures, Carefully Translated…after the Best Jewish Authorities, Philadelphia, 1853-54. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Printed & Manuscript Americana<br>September 29, 2022</b>
    <b>Swann September 29:</b> Wedding book of Eleanor Roosevelt’s bodyguard, Earl Miller, signed by the Roosevelts, 1932. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann September 29:</b> Textile titled <i>The Resignation of Pres’t Washington,</i> Scotland, circa 1800. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann September 29:</b> Gideon Welles, Pass for President Lincoln’s White House funeral, 1865. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann September 29:</b> Confirmation of arms and nobility in favor of the Diez y Mora family, Madrid, 1710. $2,500 to $3,500.
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