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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
201MacQuoid, Percy

A History of English Furniture. The Age of Oak; The Age of Walnut; The Age of Mahogany; The Age of Satinwood

London1904-08USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 390.00
202Thomson, Richard

An Historical Essay on the Magna Charta of King John: To Which Are Added, the Great Charter in Latin and English; the Charter in Latin and English . . .

London1829USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 330.00
203Malcolm, J. P.

Historical Sketch of the Art of Caricaturing with Graphic Illustration

London1813USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00
204Mandela, Nelson

Long Walk to Freedom - inscribed to Wayne Dyer

[London][1995]USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 390.00

Four title on Mathematics

Various placesvarious datesUSD 300.00 - 500.00USD 192.00
206McIlvaine, Charles

One Thousand American Fungi, How to Select and Cook the Edible; How to Distinguish and Avoid the Poisonous

Indianapolis[1900]USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 330.00
207Lizars, John

A System of Anatomical Plates of the Human Body Accompanied with Descriptions, and Physiological, Pathological, and Surgical Observations. New and Improved Edition with a Supplement

Edinburgh1857USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 960.00

Meng Tseu vel Mencium inter Sinenses philosophos, ingenio, doctrina, nominisque claritate Confucio proximum, edidit, Latina interpretatione, ad interpretationem Tartaricam utramque recensita, instruixit, et perpetuo commentario, e Sinicis deprompto, illus

[Paris][1824]USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 270.00
209Miller, Basil W.

The Gold Under the Grass

Nashville, Tennessee1930USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
210Milne, A.A.

Now We Are Six

New York[1927]USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 168.00
211Milne, [Alan Alexander]

Winnie the Pooh - complete set of the 50th Anniversary limited edition

London[1974-78]USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 4,500.00
212Milton, John

The Poetical Works of Mr. John Milton

London1720USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 570.00

Missale Romanum ex Decreto Sacrosancti...

Venice1707USD 500.00 - 800.00Not Sold
214Skinner, Thomas

The Life of General Monk

London1723USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 228.00
215More, Henry

Philosophical Poems

Cambridge1647USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
216Newton, Isaac

The mathematical principles of natural philosophy. By Sir Isaac Newton. Translated into English by Andrew Motte. To which are added, The laws of the moon’s motion, according to gravity. By John Machin...

London1729USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00USD 3,600.00
217Wall, Charles William

An examination of the ancient orthography of the Jews and of the original state of the text of the Hebrew Bible... [with] Proofs of the Interpolation of the Vowel-Letters in the Text of the Hebrew Bible...

London1835-1857USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 420.00
218Peck, M. Scott

The Road Less Traveled [with] The Different Drum

New York[1978]; [1987]USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00
219Moschidis, Pawlos

P. Moschidis: Zeichnungen 1963-1968

Athens1969USD 500.00 - 800.00Not Sold
220Brinkley, [Frank]

Japan Described and Illustrated by the Japanese

Boston and Tokyo1904USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 270.00

The Greater Hippias: A Dialogue of Plato Concerning The Beautifull

London1759USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 300.00

The Platonic Dialogues for English Readers

Cambridge & London1860USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 132.00
223Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

London[1910]USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 4,500.00
224Price, Charles Matlack

Posters: A Critical Study Of The Development Of Poster Design In Continental Europe, England And America

New York1913USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 720.00
225Potter, Beatrix

Two titles by Beatrix Potter

London & New York[1904 & 1913]USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
  • <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
  • <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.
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