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Auction Report
Auction Date
01/21/2021 - 01/21/2021
Page Size: 255 items in 11 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
26Evans, Henry

Three volumes from the Porpoise Bookshop's San Francisco series

San Francisco1955-57USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
27Evans, Patricia

Four illustrated booklets from the Porpoise Bookshop's childrens games series

San Francisco1954-56USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
28Blackburn, Paul

Gin: Four Journal Pieces

Mt. Horeb, WI[1970]USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
29Creeley, Robert

The Charm: Early and Uncollected Poems

Mt. Horeb, WI1967USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
30Cunningham, J.V.

Selected Poems

Mt. Horeb, WI1971USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
31Gardons, S.S. [W.D. Snodgrass]

Remains Poems

Mt. Horeb, WI1970USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
32Laughlin, J.

The Pig: Poems

Mt. Horeb, WI[1970]USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00

Two chapbooks and a folding broadside from Walter Hamady's Perishable Press

Mt. Horeb, WIVarious datesUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 270.00
34Carroll, Lewis and Maryline Poole Adams

Jabberwocky Arranged as a Play with Music

[Berkeley]1987USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 330.00

A Pre-Raphaelite Aeneid of Virgil in the Collection of Mrs. Edward Laurence Doheny of Los Angeles, Being an Essay in Honor of the William Morris Centenary 1934

[Los Angeles][1934]USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 390.00

Four volumes of poetry from Stone Wall Press

Iowa CityVarious datesUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 240.00
37Widmer, Fred

Poems and Woodcuts Gathered, Cut and Printed

No place1972USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00
38Levine, Philip

The Names of the Lost

Iowa City1976USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 168.00
39Merwin, W.S.; James Laughlin

Two volumes from Windhover Press

Iowa City[1978]; [1982]USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
40Snyder, Gary

Regarding Wave

Iowa City[1969]USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 132.00
41Strand, Mark

The Continuous Life

Iowa City1990USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
42Deane, John Bathurst; Hyde Clark and C. Staniland Wake

The Worship of the Serpent [with] Serpent and Siva Worship and Mythology in Central America, Africa, and Asia and The Origin of Serpent Worship

London; New York1830; 1877USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 300.00
43Montgomery, John Warwick

Cross and Crucible: Johann Valentin Andreae (1586-1654) Phoenix of the Theologians

The Hague1973USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 192.00

Seven works on Alchemy and Hermetics, in French, bound together

Paris & LyonLate 19th/early 20th centuryUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 192.00
45Taylor, Thomas

Iamblichus on the Mysteries of the Egyptians, Chaldeans, and Assyrians [with] The Eleusinian and Bacchic Mysteries: A Dissertation

London; New York1845; 1891USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 270.00
46Valentinus, Basilius

The Triumphal Chariot of Antimony

London1893USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00
47Vaughan, Thomas

The Magical Writings of Thomas Vaughan (Eugenius Philalethes), A Verbatim Reprint of his First Four Treatises: Anthroposophia, Theomagica, Anima Magica Abscondita, Magic Adamica, and the true Coelum terræ

London1888USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 132.00

Two Works on Astrology in the Ancient World

London1822, 1924USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 330.00
49Nicoll, Maurice

Index to Volumes IV & V of the "Psychological Commentaries" on the teaching of G.I. Gurdfieff and P.D. Ouspensky

[London]USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
50Scholem, Gerschom, translator

Sefer Ha-Tamar: Das Buch von der Palme, des Abu Aflah aus Syracus, Ein Text aus der arabischen Geheimwissenschaft. Nach der allein erhaltenen hebraischen Uebersetzung

Jerusalem1927USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 132.00
  • <center><b>Gonnelli Auction House<br>Books and Graphics<br>19th, 20th and 21st April 2021</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 19-21<br>Books from XVI to XX Century</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 20<br>Atlases and Maps</b
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 21<br> Veneto and Venice, a Selection of Books from the XVI to XX century</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 20<br></b>Rossini Gioachino, Baguette de chef d'orchestre appartenuta a Gioachino Rossini, dono del Comune di Passy. 1500 €
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 21<br></b>Manetti Saverio, Storia naturale degli uccelli trattata con metodo. Cinque volumi. 1767. 18.000 €
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 21<br></b>Poe Edgar Allan, Double assassinat dans la rue morgue. Illustrations de Cura. 1946.
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 19-21<br>Books from XVI to XX Century</b>
  • <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 54. Fanciful engraving of earth's interior with magma core and errupting volcanoes (1682). $1500 to $1800.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 165. Rare state of Jefferys' influential map of New England in contemporary color (1755). $8000 to $9500.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 177. Mouzon's foundation map of the Carolinas (1775). $10000 to $13000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 183. Very rare first state of De Fer's map of the Lower Mississippi Valley (1715). $20000 to $25000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 253. Scarce Scottish edition based on Ellicott's plan of Washington, D.C. (1796). $2400 to $3000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 313. Stunning view of Philadelphia by John Bachmann (1850). $3250 to $4250.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 338. Rare Civil War map based on Bucholtz map of Virginia (1862). $9500 to $12000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 667. First map to accurately show Luzon in Philippines (1590). $6000 to $7500.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 682. Rare map of Shanghai International Settlement published just after WWI (1918). $7000 to $9000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 738. Coronelli's superb map of the Pacific showing the Island of California (1697) Est. $2400 - $3000
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 743. A cornerstone piece in the mapping of Australia and New Zealand (1726) Est. $6000 - $7500
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 781. An uncommon signature during Jefferson's Governorship of Virginia (1779) Est. $9500 - $11000
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Collection of a Connoisseur:<br>History in Manuscript, Part 2<br>27 April 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Ronald Reagan. Series of 37 letters to Senator George Murphy, and related material, 1968-90. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Chaim Weizmann. Autograph letter signed, to General Sir Gilbert Clayton, 6 September 1918. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Sir Winston Churchill. Autograph letter signed, to Pamela, Lady Lytton, 1942. £20,000 to $30,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Collection of a Connoisseur:<br>History in Manuscript, Part 2<br>27 April 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Oscar Wilde. Five autograph letters signed, to Alsager Vian, 1887. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Napoleon I. Letter signed to Admiral Ganteaume, ordering the invasion of England, 22 August 1805. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Horatio, Viscount Nelson, and Emma Hamilton. Two autograph letter signed, to Catherine and George Matcham, 1805. £6,000 to £8,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Frances Palmer, <i>Battle of Buena Vista,</i> chromolithograph, New York, 1847. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Antonio Colmenero de Ledesma, the earliest publication concerned solely with chocolate, first edition, Madrid, 1631. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Romans Bernard, <i>An Exact View of the Late Battle at Charlestown, June 17th, 1775,</i> engraving, 1776. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> <i>A Short Narrative of the Horrid Massacre in Boston,</i> English edition, London, 1770. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> William Soule, <i>Lodge of the Plains Indians,</i> albumen print, 1872. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Manuscript document to enforce New York’s “Agreement of Non-Importation” during the heyday of the Sons of Liberty, New York, 1769. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Clarence Mackenzie, <i>Drummer Boy of the 13th Regiment of Brooklyn,</i> salt print with applied color, 1861. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Moses Lopez, <i>A Lunar Calendar,</i> first Jewish calendar published in America, Newport, RI, 1806. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b><br>The Book of Mormon, first edition, Palmyra, 1830. $30,000 to $40,000.
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