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Editor Charles Darwin Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle 1st First Edition Worth $100,000

To auction, buy, consign or sell your Charles Darwin Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle 1st first edition for $100,000 or more, please contact Nate D. Sanders at (310) 440-2982 or email him at Nate@NateDSanders.com.  We will also grant you a high reserve which no other auction house will let you do.  Free FedEx pickup, free insurance and free FedEx shipping from the UK to our auction house in Los Angeles.  Interest-free cash advances are also available.

Charles Darwin Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle 1st First Edition

Charles Darwin Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle 1st first edition Under the Command of Captain Fitzroy, R.N., during the Years 1832 to 1836 is a 5-part book published unbound in nineteen numbers as they were ready, between February 1838 and October 1843. It was written by various authors, and edited and superintended by Charles Darwin, publishing expert descriptions of the collections he had made during the Beagle voyage.

For a small additional fee the publishers sold the completed work of Charles Darwin Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle 1st first edition bound, in five volumes, and later bound in three volumes, the first incorporating Parts 1 & 2, the second Part 3 and the third Parts 4 & 5.

Here are actual Charles Darwin Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle 1st first edition prices realized and we can get these prices for you at our auction house, Nate D. Sanders Auctions (http://www.NateDSanders.com):

Complete 5 Five Volumes of Charles Darwin Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle 1st first edition in 2017 — over $135,000

Complete 5 Five Volumes of Charles Darwin Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle 1st first edition in 2014 — over $200,000

Complete 5 Five Volumes of Charles Darwin Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle 1st first edition in 2008 — almost $120,000

For some more background on our auction house and its sale of rare books, here is a news article about our auction house originally from Reuters regarding our auction of the estate of Ray Bradbury with many fine rare books.  Whenever we obtain a spectacular item, the press posts a story about our auction house from newspapers such as The New York Times to stations such as the BBC, CNN or Fox News. Charles Darwin Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle 1st first edition at Nate’s might generate great publicity.

Science Fiction Author Ray Bradbury’s Estate Auction Nets Nearly US $500,000

Charles Darwin Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle Science Fiction Author Ray Bradbury's Estate Auction Nets Nearly US $500,000

Late Science Fiction Author Ray Bradbury (Reuters)

 A portion of late science fiction author Ray Bradbury’s estate, including George Bernard Shaw’s garden spade and artworks both comedic and surreal, sold for $493,408 in California, the auctioneer said.

Bradbury, who died in 2012, was perhaps best known for his dystopian classic, “Fahrenheit 451.,” the auctioneer said. In a career spanning more than 70 years, the Waukegan, Illinois, native also wrote “Dandelion Wine,” “I Sing the Body Electric” and “From the Dust Returned” as hundreds of short stories, poems, essays, operas, plays, teleplays and screenplays.

Among Bradbury’s possessions sold late on Thursday was an inscribed spade owned by Irish Playwright George Bernard Shaw and a meandering science-fiction-free unpublished poem about the garden tool, which sold together for $6,250, auctioneer Nate D. Sanders said.

Dean Ellis’ painting of a naked, tattoo-covered man sitting atop a tiny wooden platform under a bewitching crimson sky, used for the 1969 cover of short story collection “The Illustrated Man,” sold for $45,894, the auction house said.

Sell your Charles Darwin Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle 1st first edition for over $100,000 at Nate’s

Surrealist painting “Carnival” by Italian-born artist Joseph Mungnaini, a longtime friend of Bradbury’s who developed cover and interior art for his books, won $23,153, the auctioneer said.

A mounted silver Hugo Award, the top trophy for science fiction writing which Bradbury won in 2004, garnered $28,734, and Hal Foster’s Prince Valiant comic series fetched $21,175, it said.

© Thomson Reuters 2014
Here is an item similar to your Charles Darwin Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle 1st first edition that we, at Nate D. Sanders Auctions,  just sold in 2016 for $66,435:

Thomas Jefferson Scarce Signed 1st Edition of the First U.S. Census — One of Only a Handful Signed & Ratified by Jefferson

Extremely rare Thomas Jefferson signed first edition of the first U.S. census, one of only a handful of Jefferson signed copies sold at auction in the last 40 years. As Secretary of State, Jefferson called for the first official census, and ratified the results of only a handful, this being one of them, signed boldly ”Th: Jefferson” on page 56. Published in Philadelphia: Childs and Swaine, 1791. Full title reads, ”Return of the Whole Number of Persons Within the Several Districts of the United States, According to ‘An Act Providing for the Enumeration of the Inhabitants of the Unites States’. Printed in a small number for distribution by Thomas Jefferson as Secretary of State, and from his direct descendant, Thomas Jefferson Coolidge Jr., with Mr. Coolidge’s crested label to front pastedown. Bound in 19th century half-morocco and marbled boards, book measures 5” x 7.25”. This copy appears to be one of the very first printings of the first edition, as it lacks the tipped-in late-returning results from South Carolina often found on page 54. The lower margins of pages 34, 42 and 43 have been shaved by binder, otherwise copy is near fine with a touch of toning and foxing.
Sell your Charles Darwin Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle 1st first edition for over $100,000 at Nate’s.

Volume also includes a press copy of an autograph letter signed by Jefferson, affixed to rear endpaper, dated 8 October 1797, measuring 6.5” x 7.75”. Letter concerns a quarterly dividend of ”a few dollars over 300”, payable to Col. James Monroe. A rare opportunity for the very first census of the United States, signed by its 3rd President, with other such copies selling for approx. $100,000. With provenance from Christie’s 21 June 2013 sale, lot 147, where this copy sold for $62,500.  We sold it for $66,435.

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