• <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
  • <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Churchill (Winston) & Others. 1944 Commonwealth Prime Ministers’ Conference, 27 April 1944. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Joyce (James). <i>Ulysses.</i> First English edition, 1922. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Belzoni (Giovanni Battista). <i>Plates Illustrated of the Researches and Operations...in Egypt and Nubia,</i> FIRST EDITION, 1821-1822. £14,375 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Astor (John Jacob). A collection of rare letters, 9 January 1812- 4 September 1837. £26,000 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> FIRST EDITION, first issue, 1997. £27,500 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Royal Family. Photograph of Queen Elizabeth, George VI, Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret, signed, 1946. £3,640 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Collodi (Carlo). <i>Le avventure di Pinocchio. Storia di un burattino,</i> FIRST EDITION, 1883. £8,401 inc Buyers Premium.
  • <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> CLEMENS, SAMUEL L. <i>The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain.</i> Hartford: The American Publishing Company, 1876. $14,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> BATEMAN, JAMES. <i>The Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala.</i> London: J. Ridgway & Sons for the author, [1837]-1843. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> WHITMAN, WALT. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn: [For the author by Andrew and James Rome,] 1855. $150,000 to $200,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> LEE, HARPER. Three “Seckatary Hawkins”-related books inscribed and signed by Harper Lee. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> POE, EDGAR ALLAN. <i>The Raven.</i> New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1845. $120,000 to $180,000.

Michael Treloar: Travel and exploration, militaria, history of medicine, photographs and autographs. , 101219, Adelaide SA

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Auction Date
10/12/2019 - 10/12/2019
Page Size: 232 items in 10 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
205PHILLIP, Arthur

The Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay; with an Account of the Establishment of the Colonies of Port Jackson and Norfolk Island; compiled from Authentic Papers, which have been obtained from the several Departments, to which are added the Journals o

London1790 / 1789AUD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00AUD 1,631.00
206TAPLIN, Reverend G. [editor]

The Folklore, Manners, Customs, and Languages of the South Australian Aborigines: gathered from Inquiries made by Authority of the South Australian Government. First Series [all published].

Adelaide1879AUD 600.00 - 800.00AUD 559.20
207MacGILLIVRAY, John

Narrative of the Voyage of HMS 'Rattlesnake', commanded by the late Captain Owen Stanley ... during the years 1846-1850

London1852AUD 5,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
208BLIGH, Lieutenant William

A Voyage to the South Sea, undertaken by Command of His Majesty, for the Purpose of conveying the Bread-fruit Tree to the West Indies, in His Majesty's Ship the 'Bounty', commanded by Lieutenant William Bligh. Including an Account of the Mutiny on board t

London1792AUD 7,000.00 - 8,000.00Not Sold
209CARRON, William

Narrative of an Expedition undertaken under the Direction of the late Mr Assistant Surveyor E.B. Kennedy, for the Exploration of the Country lying between Rockingham Bay and Cape York; by Wm. Carron, one of the Survivors of the Expedition.

Sydney1849AUD 10,000.00 - 12,000.00Not Sold
210FLINDERS, Matthew

A Voyage to Terra Australis, undertaken for the Purpose of completing the Discovery of that Vast Continent, and prosecuted in the years 1801, 1802, and 1803, in His Majesty's Ship the 'Investigator', and subsequently in the Armed Vessel 'Porpoise' and 'Cu

London1814AUD 60,000.00 - 80,000.00Not Sold
211[Hume and Hovell Expedition] HUME, Hamilton

A Brief Statement of Facts in Connexion with an Overland Expedition from Lake George to Port Phillip, in 1824.

Sydney1855AUD 10,000.00 - 12,000.00Not Sold
212WARBURTON, Peter Egerton

Major Warburton's Explorations, 1866.

Adelaide1866AUD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
213EARLE, Augustus

Sketches illustrative of the Native Inhabitants and Islands of New Zealand from Original Drawings by Augustus Earle, Esq., Draughtsman of HMS 'Beagle'.

London1838AUD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00Not Sold
214COLLINS, David

An Account of the English Colony in New South Wales, with Remarks on the Dispositions, Customs, Manners, &c. of the Native Inhabitants of that Country. To which are added, some Particulars of New Zealand, compiled, by permission, from the MSS. of Lieutena

London1798 and 1802AUD 5,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
215WHITE, John

Journal of a Voyage to New South Wales, with Sixty-five Plates of Nondescript Animals, Birds, Lizards, Serpents, Curious Cones of Trees and other Natural Productions.

London1790AUD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00AUD 3,262.00
216BONWICK, James

Discovery and Settlement of Port Phillip; being a History of the Country now called Victoria, up to the Arrival of Mr Superintendent Latrobe, in October, 1839.

Melbourne1856AUD 200.00 - 300.00AUD 302.90
217[BRIDGES, Roy]

The Great Adventure of 1914-1918.

[Melbournecirca 1919AUD 100.00 - 150.00Not Sold
218MACK, Louise

A Woman's Experiences in the Great War.

London1915AUD 100.00 - 150.00AUD 128.15
219ROTH, H. Ling

The Aborigines of Tasmania.

Halifax1899/ 1890AUD 500.00 - 600.00AUD 699.00
220SPENCER, Baldwin and F.J. GILLEN

The Northern Tribes of Central Australia.

London1904AUD 400.00 - 500.00AUD 512.60
221[ANONYMOUS, but often attributed to William Eden, Lord Auckland]

The History of New Holland from its First Discovery in 1616, to the Present Time. With a Particular Account of its Produce and Inhabitants; and a Description of Botany Bay: also, a List of the Naval, Marine, Military and Civil Establishment. To which is p

London1787AUD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00AUD 1,747.50
222[Burke and Wills]

The Burke and Wills Exploring Expedition. An Account of the Crossing of the Continent of Australia, from Cooper's Creek to Carpentaria. Reprinted from 'The Argus'.

Melbourne1861AUD 300.00 - 400.00AUD 640.75
223[Burke and Wills] JACKSON, Andrew

Robert O'Hara Burke and the Australian Exploring Expedition of 1860.

London1862AUD 400.00 - 500.00AUD 372.80
224CARNEGIE, David W.

Spinifex and Sand. A Narrative of Five Years' Pioneering and Exploration in Western Australia.

London1898AUD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
225[COOK, Captain James] HAWKESWORTH, John

An Account of the Voyages undertaken by the Order of His Present Majesty for making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere, and successively performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Carteret, Captain Wallis, and Captain Cook, in the 'Dolphin', the 'Swallow',

London1773AUD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00AUD 4,427.00
226FIELD, Barron (editor)

Geographical Memoirs on New South Wales; by Various Hands: containing an Account of the Surveyor-General's Late Expedition to Two New Ports; the Discovery of Moreton Bay River, with the Adventures for Seven Months there of Two Shipwrecked Men; a Route fro

London1825AUD 600.00 - 800.00AUD 559.20
227GILL, S.T.

Dr Doyle's Sketches in Australia. A Collection of Prints from the Original Watercolour Drawings in the Mitchell Library. With Notes on the Drawings and an Historical Account of the Association between S.T. Gill and Dr J.T. Doyle by Sasha Grishin.

Sydney1993AUD 300.00 - 400.00AUD 466.00
228[Gold Mining]

Report from the Select Committee on Rewards to Discoverers of Gold Fields; together with the Proceedings of the Committee, Minutes of Evidence, and Appendix.

Melbourne1866AUD 100.00 - 150.00AUD 372.80
229GOULD, John

Handbook to the Birds of Australia.

London1865AUD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00AUD 3,262.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Currier & Ives, <i>The Mississippi in Time of Peace,</i> hand-colored lithograph, 1865. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Hartmann Schedel, <i>Liber Cronicarum...,</i> Nuremberg, 1493. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Claudius Ptolemaeus, <i>Geographicae Enarrationis Libri Octo,</i> Lyons, 1535. $20,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Thomas Jefferys, <i>The American Atlas,</i> London, 1776-77. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> John Speed, <i>A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World,</i> 20 miniature maps, London, 1665. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> <i>Biblia Das ist: Die Gantze Heilige Schrifft Durch D. Martin Luther Verteutscht,</i> illustrated cartographic Bible, Basel, 1665. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Early Hawaiian-language school geography, Lahainaluna Seminary, 1840. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Cornelis de Jode, <i>Africae Vera Forma, et Situs,</i> Antwerp, 1593. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Maria Vincenzo Coronelli, <i>America Settentrionale Colle Nuove Scoperte Sin All Anno,</i> Venice, 1688. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Johann Christoph Volkamer, <i>Nürnbergische Hesperides,</i> Nuremberg, 1708-1714. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Johann Bayer, <i>Uranometria, Omnium Asterismorum Continens Schemata...,</i> 51 celestial charts, c. 1603. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Manuscript map of Commodore Perry’s Black Ship squadron at Edo Bay, with manuscript sketchbook, ink & watercolor, Japan, c. 1853. $2,500 to $3,500.
  • <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> [EINSTEIN, ALBERT]; JOHN GRAUDENZ [PHOTOGRAPHER]. Photographic portrait of Albert Einstein by John Graudenz, taken circa 1928. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> ENIGMA M4. A fully operational four-rotor ("M4") Kriegsmarine Enigma Cipher Machine. Berlin-Wilmersdorf, Germany, Heimsoeth und Rinke, 1942. $300,000 to $500,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> FEYNMAN, RICHARD P. <i>“Surely You’re Joking Mr. Feynman”. Adventures of a Curious Character.</i> New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1985. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> An intact egg of the Aepyornis Maximus, or Elephant Bird. Pre-17th century, Madagascar. $35,000 to $45,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> Palm frond with fish. Green River Formation, Wyoming, United States. <i>Sabalites sp.,</i> and <i>Diplomystus dentatus</i> Cenozoic, Eocene (53-33 million years ago). $60,000 to $70,000.
  • <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Macbeth: A Tragedy.</i> London, 1673. FIRST SEPARATE AND FIRST QUARTO EDITION. THE CHARLTON HESTON COPY. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. <i>In Our Time.</i> Paris, 1924. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. <i>Fanshawe, A Tale.</i> Boston, 1828. FIRST EDITION OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> THOREAU, HENRY DAVID. <i>Walden; Or, Life in the Woods.</i> Boston, 1854. FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies.</i> London, 1685. THE FOURTH FOLIO, Brewster/Bentley issue. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> STEIG, WILLIAM. Original maquette and 58 finished drawings for <i>The Agony in the Kindergarten,</i> one of Steig's most important books. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> VERNE, JULES. <i>A Journey to the Centre of the Earth.</i> New York & London, 1872. FIRST EDITION, RARE AMERICAN ISSUE, with Scribner & Welford cancel title. $5,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> KING, STEPHEN. <i>Carrie.</i> New York, 1974. INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION, OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE MACINTOSH PROTOTYPE. 1983. The earliest known Macintosh with "Twiggy" drive, one of only two known working machines. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> PLATO. <i>Timaeus</i> [AND] <i>Critias</i> [from Ficini's 1484 Opera]. A LANDMARK OF SCIENTIFIC THOUGHT. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> LOVELACE, AUGUSTA ADA. Sketch of the Analytical Engine Invented by Charles Babbage Esq. London, 1843. FIRST EDITION, JOURNAL ISSUE, MOST IMPORTANT PAPER IN EARLY DIGITAL COMPUTING. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE-1 COMPUTER. Signed by Steve Wozniak, used in development of Apple II. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. 1809-1882. <i>On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection.</i> London, 1859. FIRST EDITION. $80,000 to $120,000.
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