Brunk Auctions: Premier Auction - Books, Prints, 91419, Asheville, NC

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Auction Date
09/14/2019 - 09/14/2019
Page Size: 78 items in 4 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
836

ASIAN EPHEMERA LOT, FOUR BOOKS, TWO ALBUMS

20th centuryUSD 600.00 - 900.00USD 360.00
837

KAWASE HASUI, THREE WOODBLOCK PRINTS, UNFRAMED (Japanese, 1883-1957)

1883-1957USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 3,250.00
838UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE (Japanese, 1797-1858)

Ten woodblock prints, nine from series "Famous Views of the Sixty-odd Provinces"

USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 431.00
839HIROSHI YOSHIDA

11 JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS, HIROSHI YOSHIDA

20th centuryUSD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 2,375.00
840REMBRANDT VAN RIJN (Dutch, 1606-1669)

Abraham Entertaining the Angels

1656USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 16,800.00
856FRANCESCO PIRANESI (Italian, 1758-1810)

Two engravings: Veduta interna del Pronao del Panteon; Veduta degli avanzi superiori delle Terme di Diocleziano

USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 780.00
857GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI (Italian, 1720-1778)

Pianta di Roma

Rome,1756USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 660.00
858GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI (Italian, 1720-1778)

Two etchings: Basilica of S. Maria Maggiore from Vedute di Roma, Rome, 1750-78; Tempio detto volgarm di Giano.. Temple of Janus from Le Antichita Romane, Rome, circa 1748

Rome, 1750-78USD 600.00 - 900.00Not Sold
860GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI (Italian, 1720-1778)

Five etchings from Le Antichita Romane, Tome III, Rome, 1756-57

Rome, 1756-57USD 400.00 - 800.00USD 250.00
861LUIGI ROSSINI (Italian, 1790-1857)

Six architectural plates from Le Antichita Romane, Rome 1819-1823

Rome 1819-1823USD 500.00 - 1,000.00USD 313.00
862GIOVANNI BATTISTA AND FRANCESCO PIRANESI (Italian, 1720-1778)

Nine etchings of vessels with Roman design motifs, from Vasi, candelabri, cippi, sarcofagi..., Rome, 1720-1778 and 1756-1810,

Rome, 1720-1778 and 1756-1810USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 600.00
908JAMES GILLRAY (British, 1756-1815)

One hundred and fifty-seven plates on forty-one sheets from The Works of James Gillray, from the original plates,...

London1796-1884USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
918ROBERT JOHN THORNTON, PUBLISHER (British, 1768-1837)

Four botanical plates from The Genera of Exotic and Indigenous Plants that are to be met with in Great Britain;

London1801-1805USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 188.00
919ROBERT JOHN THORNTON, PUBLISHER (British, 1768-1837)

Cupid Inspiring Plants with Love, a rare impression from The Genera of Exotic and Indigenous Plants that are to be met with in Great Britain;

London1800USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,920.00
920ROBERT JOHN THORNTON, PUBLISHER (British, 1768-1837)

Six plates from The Genera of Exotic and Indigenous Plants that are to be met with in Great Britain;

London 1801-1803USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 375.00
921ROBERT JOHN THORNTON, PUBLISHER (British, 1768-1837)

Ten pages/plates from The Genera of Exotic and Indigenous Plants that are to be met with in Great Britain;

London 1799-1805USD 500.00 - 700.00Not Sold
951ABRAHAM MUNTING (Dutch, 1626-1683)

Four botanical plates from Naauwkeurige Beschryving der Aardgewassn, 1696, or Phytographia Curiosa, 1713,

1696, 1713,USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,680.00
993THOMAS MORAN (California/Pennsylvania, 1837-1926)

Grand Canyon of Arizona From Hermit Rim Road, 1913,

New York1913USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 10,455.00
1032JOHN JAMES AUDUBON (New York, 1785-1851)

Wild Turkey, Plate 287 from The Birds of America, Bien edition, London, 1858

London, 1858USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 4,800.00
1040ARNOLD FRIBERG (American, 1913-2010)

Three Amalekites, a character and costume sketch for The Ten Commandments

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 500.00
1064MCKENNY & HALL

Se-Quo-Yah, Inventor of the Cherokee Alphabet, from History of the Indian Tribes of North America?, 1833

Edward Biddle, publisher,USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 780.00
1065MCKENNY & HALL (19th century)

Six Native American Portraits:

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,020.00
1066

COLLECTION OF CROW RESERVATION EPHEMERA

early 20th centuryUSD 400.00 - 600.00USD 3,900.00
1075ALFRED HEBER HUTTY (Charleston, South Carolina, 1877-1954)

Deep South,

USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 3,360.00
1082MARK CATESBY (British, 1679-1749)

Four fish plates

1731-1743USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,200.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Sir Isaac Newton, <i>Opticks,</i> first edition, first issue, London, 1704. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Johannes Jacobus Canis, <i>De modo studendi in utroque iure,</i> first edition, Padua, 1476. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Pope Clemens V, <i>Constitutiones,</i> Nuremberg, 1482. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Nicolaus Panormitanus de Tudeschis, <i>Lectura super V libris Decretalium,</i> Basel, 1480-81. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Michael Faraday, <i>Experimental Researches in Electricity,</i> complete set, first editions, London, 1832-56. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> William Gilbert, <i>Tractatus sive physiologia nova de magnete,</i> Sedini, 1628. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> John Bulwer, <i>Philocophus,</i> first edition of the first book in English on the deaf, London, 1648. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> James Cook, complete set, 9 volumes, London, 1773-84. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Nicolaus Bertrand, <i>Opus de Tholosano[rum] Gestis ab Urbe Condita,</i> with the earliest known view of the city of Toulouse, 1515. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <center> <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts Including Americana<br>November 6, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> RATZER, Bernard. <i>Plan of the City of New York in North America, surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767.</i> London: Jefferys and Faden, “Jan.y” 12, 1776. $80,000 to $120,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. COCKERELL, Sydney C. <i>Some German Woodcuts of the Fifteenth Century.</i> Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, 1897 [issued 1898]. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS]. KEATS, John. <i>Lamia, Isabella, the Eve of Saint Agnes and Other Poems.</i> Waltham Saint Lawrence, Berkshire: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1928. $6,000 to $8,000
    <center> <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts Including Americana<br>November 6, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [GRANT, Ulysses S.— GRANT, Julia, First Lady]. Carved Applewood and 18-karat Gold Jewelry Suite, Browne & Spaulding, Jewelers, New York City, 1865. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [LINCOLN ASSASSINATION]. GARDNER, Alexander. <i>Incidents of the War |Sic Semper Sicariis</i> [caption title]. Washington, D. C.: Philip & Solomons, 1865. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> A COMPLETE COLLECTION of 115 titles published in R. R. Donnelley's Lakeside Classics series. Chicago, 1903-2017. COMPLETE RUN OF THE LONGEST-RUNNING CONTINUOUS SERIES OF BOOKS IN THE WORLD. $5,000 to $7,000
    <center> <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts Including Americana<br>November 6, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> GLEIZES, Albert. METZINGER, Jean. <i>Du Cubisme.</i> Paris, 1947. LIMITED EDITION, number 19 of 20 copies on papier d'Auvergne. $3,000 to $4,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [THE LITTLE REVIEW]. ANDERSON, Margaret, ed. POUND, Ezra, ed. HEAP, Jane, ed. <i>The Little Review.</i> Vol. I, No. 1 through Vol. XII, No. 2. 1914-1929. $3,000 to $4,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [MOUNTENEY, Leonard, binder]. LOUŸS, Pierre. <i>Songs of Bilitis.</i> Chicago: Argus Books, 1931. $2,000 to $3,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [HANCOCK, John]. Partly-printed U.S. Loan-Office Transfer Certificate issued on behalf of Hancock. Sgn’d on recto by William Imlay, as Commissioner of Loans of Connecticut. 28 February 1793. $2,000 to $3,000
  • <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> SMITH, CHRISTOPHER WEBB. 1793-1871. <i>Indian Ornithology.</i> [Patna, India]: 1828. $50,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DUPRÉ, LOUIS. 1789-1837. <i>Voyage à Athènes et à Constantinople, ou Collection de portraits, vues et costumes grecs et ottomans.</i> Paris: Dondey-Dupré, 1825. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> ADAMS, JOHN. Autograph Letter Signed ("J Adams"), [to Dr. Perkins?] while recovering from his small pox inoculation, [late-April, 1764]. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> AUSTEN, JANE. Autograph Letter Signed ("J. Austen"), to her sister Cassandra, 4 pp, "Thursday – after dinner," [September 16, 1813,] Henrietta St. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. 1785-1851. <i>The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories.</i> New York & Philadelphia: J.J. Audubon & J.B. Chevalier, 1840-1844. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DODWELL, EDWARD. 1767-1832. <i>Views in Greece.</i> London: Rodwell and Martin, 1821. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> JAMES, JESSE. Autograph Letter Signed ("Jesse W. James"), to Mr. Flood demanding Flood retract spurious accusations, 3 pp, June 5, 1875. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DE CORDOBA, JACOB. <i>Map of the State of Texas.</i> New York, 1866. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> ARNOLD, BENEDICT. Autograph bookseller's receipt for Dr. John Dickinson, Signed ("B. Arnold"), February 1767. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. 4 Typed Letters Signed ("A Einstein") to Cleveland E. Dodge offering early reports on the meetings of the Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> EISENHOWER, DWIGHT D. Typed Letter Signed ("Dwight D. Eisenhower") to General Henri Giraud written from a secret bunker in Gibraltar on the eve of Operation Torch, November 4 [but 6], 1942. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> Early Broadside Printing of the GADSDEN PURCHASE, Puebla, August 16, 1854. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> ALLEN, ETHAN. Autograph Letter Signed to Crevecouer during the Constitutional Debates in Congress, 2 pp, August 29, 1787. $30,000 to $50,000.
  • <center><b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Library of a Midwestern Collector<br>November 5, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> DARWIN, Charles. <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> London John Murray, 1859. FIRST EDITION. THE VERY FINE MELLON-GARDEN COPY. $120,000 to $180,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> ECKERT, J. P, H. H. GOLDSTINE, and J. G. BRAINERD. <i>Description of the ENIAC and comments on electronic digital computing machines.</i> N.p., 1945. FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED BY GOLDSTINE. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> EUCLID. <i>Elementa geometriae.</i> Translated from the Arabic by Adelard of Bath. Venice: Erhard Ratdolt, 25 May 1482. FIRST EDITION. $60,000 to $80,000
    <center><b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Library of a Midwestern Collector<br>November 5, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> [HAMILTON, Alexander, James MADISON and John JAY]. <i>The Federalist: A Collection of Essays…</i> New York: John and Andrew M'Lean, 1788. FIRST EDITION. $60,000 to $80,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> GALILEI, Galileo. <i>Dialogo...Dove ne i congressi di quattro giornate si discorre sopra i due massimi sistemi del mondo Tolemaico, e Copernicano.</i> Florence, 1632. FIRST EDITION. $30,000 to $40,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> JOYCE, James. <i>Ulysses.</i> Paris: Shakespeare and Company, 1922. FIRST EDITION, ONE OF 100 COPIES SIGNED BY JOYCE. $120,000 to $180,000
    <center><b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Library of a Midwestern Collector<br>November 5, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> KEYNES, John Maynard. <i>The General Theory of Employment Interest and Money.</i> London: Macmillan, 1936. FIRST EDITION. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> NEWTON, Isaac, Sir. <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica.</i> London: Joseph Streater for the Royal Society, 1687. FIRST EDITION. $150,000 to $250,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> ROWLING, J. K. <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.</i> London: Bloomsbury, 1997. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY ROWLING. $80,000 to $120,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> SMITH, Adam. <i>An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.</i> London: for W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1776. FIRST EDITION. $70,000 to $90,000
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