• <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>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.

Auction Reports

Auction Name Travel and exploration, militaria, history of medicine, photographs and autographs. Total Sales (AUD) 100,085.15
Auction Date 10/12/2019 - 10/12/2019 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (AUD) 90,650.00
Sale Number #101219 High Estimate of Lots Sold (AUD) 121,100.00
Total Lots 232
Sold Lots 168 Low Estimate of All Lots (AUD) 315,250.00
% of Lots Sold 72.41% High Estimate of All Lots (AUD) 408,000.00
Unsold Lots 64 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 24.53%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
199 MANN, David Dickinson

The Present Picture of New South Wales; illustrated with Four Large Coloured Views, from Drawings taken on the Spot, of Sydney, the Seat of Government, with a Plan of the Colony, taken from actual Survey by Public Authority ... with Hints for the Further

1811 AUD 5,000.00 - 6,000.00 AUD 5,592.00
24 GARDINER, Alan H. (editor)

The Temple of King Sethos I at Abydos. Copied by Amice M. Calverley, with the Assistance of Myrtle F. Broome, and edited by Alan H. Gardiner. Volume I: The Chapels of Osiris, Isis and Horus. Volume II: The Chapels of Amen-Re, Re-Harakhti, Ptah, and King S

1933, 1935, 1938 and 1958 AUD 5,000.00 - 6,000.00 AUD 4,893.00
31 ROBERTS, David

The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia. After Lithographs by Louis Haghe; from Drawings made on the spot by David Roberts RA; with Historical Descriptions by the Revd. George Croly ...

1855/ 1842 to 1849 AUD 5,000.00 - 6,000.00 AUD 4,660.00
188 BLIGH, Lieutenant William

A Narrative of the Mutiny on board His Majesty's Ship 'Bounty'; and the Subsequent Voyage of Part of the Crew, in the Ship's Boat, from Tofoa, one of the Friendly Islands, to Timor, a Dutch Settlement in the East Indies.

1790 AUD 5,000.00 - 6,000.00 AUD 4,660.00
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',

1773 AUD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 AUD 4,427.00
187 BLAXLAND, Gregory

A Journal of a Tour of Discovery across the Blue Mountains.

1870 / 1823 AUD 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 AUD 3,728.00
191 GILES, Ernest

Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance of Exploration, being a Narrative compiled from the Journals of Five Exploring Expeditions into and through Central South Australia and Western Australia, from 1872 to 1876.

1889 AUD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 AUD 3,728.00
215 WHITE, 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.

1790 AUD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 AUD 3,262.00
229 GOULD, John

Handbook to the Birds of Australia.

1865 AUD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 AUD 3,262.00
17 BELZONI, Giovanni

Plates illustrative of the Researches and Operations of G. Belzoni in Egypt and Nubia.

1821 AUD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 AUD 2,796.00
118 OSLER, [Sir] William

An autograph note signed to an unidentified bookseller (one page duodecimo, on 13 Norham Gardens, Oxford letterhead, 21 January).

AUD 500.00 - 600.00 AUD 2,796.00
194 JUKES, Joseph Beete

Narrative of the Surveying Voyage of HMS 'Fly', commanded by Captain F.P. Blackwood RN in Torres Strait, New Guinea, and other Islands of the Eastern Archipelago, during the years 1842-1846

1847 AUD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 AUD 2,796.00
186 BARRINGTON, George [spuriously attributed to]

The History of New South Wales including Botany Bay, Port Jackson, Parramatta, Sydney and all its Dependancies. [Together with] An Account of a Voyage to New South Wales.

1802 and 1803 AUD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 AUD 2,097.00
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

1787 AUD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 AUD 1,747.50
73 AGRICOLA, Georgius

De Re Metallica. Translated from the First Latin Edition of 1556 with Biographical Introduction, Annotations and Appendices upon the Development of Mining Methods, Metallurgical Processes, Geology, Mineralogy & Mining Law from the Earliest Times to the 16

1912 AUD 1,800.00 - 2,200.00 AUD 1,631.00
205 PHILLIP, 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

1790 / 1789 AUD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 AUD 1,631.00
76 [Kelmscott Press]</B> HERRICK, Robert

Poems Chosen out of the Works of Robert Herrick.

1895 AUD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 AUD 1,398.00
137 OSLER, [Sir] William

Teacher and Student. An Address delivered on the Occasion of the Opening of the New Building of the College of Medicine and Surgery of the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, October 4th, 1892.

1892 AUD 600.00 - 800.00 AUD 1,398.00
98 HOLMES, Oliver Wendell

The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table.

1859/ 1858 AUD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 AUD 1,281.50
193 GREY, George

Journals of Two Expeditions of Discovery in North-West and Western Australia, during the years 1837, 38, and 39 ... Describing Many Newly Discovered, Important, and Fertile Districts, with Observations on the Moral and Physical Condition of the Aboriginal

1841 AUD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 AUD 1,281.50

Outlines of a Grammar, Vocabulary, and Phraseology, of the Aboriginal Language of South Australia, spoken by the Natives in and for some distance around Adelaide.

1840 AUD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 AUD 1,281.50
190 FORREST, John

Explorations in Australia. I: Explorations in Search of Dr Leichardt [sic] and Party. II: From Perth to Adelaide, around the Great Australian Bight. III: From Champion Bay, across the Desert to the Telegraph and to Adelaide. With an Appendix on the Condit

1875 AUD 800.00 - 1,000.00 AUD 1,165.00
91 BROWNE, Thomas

[Religio Medici] A True and Full Coppy of that which was most imperfectly and surreptitiously printed before under the Name of 'Religio Medici'.

1645 AUD 1,200.00 - 1,500.00 AUD 1,106.75
203 STRZELECKI, Paul Edmund de

Physical Description of New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land, accompanied by a Geological Map, Sections, and Diagrams, and Figures of the Organic Remains.

1845 AUD 800.00 - 1,000.00 AUD 1,048.50
172 OSLER, [Sir] William

On Malignant Endocarditis. The Gulstonian Lectures. Delivered at the Royal College of Physicians, London, February 26, March 3 and 5, 1885.

[1885] AUD 200.00 - 300.00 AUD 873.75
  • <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>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>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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