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Auction Details

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

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

Ecclesiastes & Song of Songs - from the Great Bible of 1566

[Rouen][1566]USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 228.00

"The Reuelation of S. John the Diuine" - from a 1621 quarto Bible

London1621USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00

Biblia Sacra

[Patterson, NJ, & New York][1961]USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 3,000.00

Three volumes on English & American authors

Various placesVarious datesUSD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold

The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of Church, According to the Use of the Church of England; Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David...

London1710USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 510.00

Programs for Scout Masters of Boy Scouts of America - Proof Copy

Garden City, NY1912USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 300.00
132Brewster, David

The Life of Sir Isaac Newton

London[1831]USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00

The Trial of Elizabeth Duchess Dowager of Kingston for Bigamy

London1776USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 240.00
134Johnson, A.E.

The Russian Ballet

Boston1913USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
135Bunyan, John

The Works of that Eminent Servant of Christ, Mr. John Bunyan

London1767-68USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 390.00
136Burnet, Gilbert

The History of the Reformation of the Church of England in two parts; The First part. Of the progress made in it during the reign of K. Henry the VIII. The Second part. Of the progress made in it till the Settlement of it the beginning of Q. Elizabeths re

London1679, 1681, 1715USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 840.00
137Calder, Alexander

Animal Sketching

Pelham, NY[1926]USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 780.00
138Calder, Alexander

Three Young Rats and Other Rhymes

New York1944USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 270.00
139Schlesinger, Julia, editor.

The Carrier Dove, Volume VI. Nos. 1 -52.

[San Francisco]1889USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
140Peto, Gladys

Alice in Wonderland Handkerchiefs

[n.p.][1920s]USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 2,700.00
141Clark, Larry


[New York][1971]USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
142Walters, L. D'o.

The Year's at the Spring: An Anthology of Recent Poetry

London1920USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 600.00
143Fleishman, Joseph

The Art of Blending and Compounding Liquors and Wines, showing how all the favorite brands and various grades of whiskeys, brandies, wines &c. &c., are prepared by dealers and rectifiers for the trade, giving directions for making all the ingredients used

New York1885USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 204.00
144Lowe, Paul E., editor

Drinks as They are Mixed: A Manual of Quick Reference

Chicago[1904]USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 720.00
145Keating, George T.

A Conrad Memorial Library: The Collection of George T. Keating

Garden City, N. Y.1929USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
146[Cooper, James Fenimore]

The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757

Philadelphia1826USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 2,400.00
147Polano, Pietro Soaue

The Historie of the Councel of Trent

London1640USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 420.00
148Cowley, Abraham

The Works of Mr Abraham Cowley. Consisting of Those Which Were Formerly Printed: and Those Which He Design'd for the Press. Now Published Out of the Authors Original Copies.

London1668USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00
149Cox, William T.

Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods: With a Few Desert and Mountain Beasts

Washington, D.C.1910USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
150Eckel, John C.

The First Editions of the Writings of Charles Dickens and Their Values: A Bibliography

New York1932USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
  • <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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