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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
76Browning, Robert

The Poetical Works of Robert Browning

London1882USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
77Shakespeare, William

The Poems of William Shakespeare, According to the Text of the Original Copies, Including the Lyrics, Songs, and Snatches Found in His Dramas

[London]1899USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
78Shakespeare, William

The Works of Shakspeare

London[c.1870]USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 300.00
79Sully, Maximilien de Bethune, Duc de

Memoirs of the Duke of Sully, Prime Minister of Henry the Great: With the trial of Francis Ravaillac, for the Murder of Henry the Great,...

Edinburgh1819USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 300.00
80Dibdin, Thomas Frognall, translator

The Imitation of Jesus Christ, Translated from the Latin Original Ascribed to Thomas à Kempis

London1828USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 240.00
81Yarrell, William

A History of British Birds

London1843USD 500.00 - 800.00Not Sold
82Agricola, [Georg Andreas]

The Experimental Husbandman and Gardener: Containing A New Method of Improving Estates and Gardens...

London1726USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 960.00
83Albin, Eleazar and Roger North

The History of Esculent Fish

London1794USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 780.00

Botanical Illustrations of the Twenty-four Classes in the Linnaean System of Vegetables, by Select Specimens of English Plants

London1813USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 420.00
85Curtis, Thomas and Edward

Twenty-two hand-colored botanical and entomological prints published by Thomas and Samuel Curtis

Various placesVarious datesUSD 300.00 - 500.00USD 270.00
86Curtis, William

[Collection of plates from] Flora Londinensis...a History of the Plants Indigenous to Great Britain

London[c. 1777]USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 390.00
87Curtis, William

Twelve hand-colored botanical engravings published by William Curtis

Various places1789-97USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
88Eaton, Mary Emily

Forty-eight botanical color plates

New YorkNo dateUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
89Evans, Henry

Botanical Prints with Excerpts from the Artist's Notebooks [with] folding broadside signed by Henry Evans

San Francisco[1977]USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00
90Evans, Henry

Four linocuts by Henry Evans with two broadsides and miscellaneous ephemera

San FranciscoVarious datesUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 168.00
91Guérin, [Félix Édouard]

Five hand-colored botanical and entomological lithographs from drawings by F.E. Guérin

No PlaceNo dateUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 192.00

Seven miscellaneous 19th century botanical prints, some hand-colored

Various placesVarious datesUSD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold

Six folio hand-colored botanical engravings - two from William Curtis's Flora Londinensis

Various places[Late 18th century]USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold

Sixteen nineteenth century hand-colored botanical plates

Various placesVarious datesUSD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
95Sowerby, James

Fifteen hand-colored botanical engravings by James Sowerby, many with letterpress descriptions

London[c 1800]USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
96Sowerby, James

Twelve hand-colored botanical engravings by James Sowerby, nine of which with letterpress descriptions

London1812; 1863USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00

Thirty seven botanical plates - some hand-colored

Various placesVarious datesUSD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
98Knorr, Georg Wolfgang

Three hand-colored copper engravings from Deliciae Naturae Selectae

No place[c. 1770]USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
99Duhamel du Monceau, [Henri-Louis]

A Practical Treatise of Husbandry: Wherein are contained, many Useful and Valuable Experiments and Observations in the New Husbandry, Collected during a Series of Years, by the Celebrated...

London1759USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 300.00
100Emmons, Ebeneezer

[Thirty-seven lithograph plates from] Vol. V of Natural History of New York

Albany1854USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 450.00
  • <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.
  • <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
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