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Auction Info

Auction Name
Fall Portsmouth Auction - Prints, Books
Auction Date
10/25/2016 - 10/25/2016
Sale Number
#102516
Total Lots
39
Sold Lots
0
Lots Sold
0.00%
Unsold Lots
39
Total Sales (USD)
0.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
0.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
0.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
17,650.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
27,800.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
-0.14%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
298

EXTREMELY RARE ENGRAVED PORTRAIT "THE MARQUIS DE LA FAYETTE MAJOR GENERAL IN THE ARMIES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, C.W. PEALE PINXT ET FECIT,”

1787 USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 Unknown
299

RARE ENGRAVED PORTRAIT "HIS EXCEL: G: WASHINGTON ESQ: LLD. LATE COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE ARMIES OF THE U.S. OF AMERICA & PRESIDENT OF THE CONVENTION OF 1787. PAINTED & ENGRAVED BY C.W. PEALE, 1787.”

USD 900.00 - 1,500.00 Unknown
300

ENGRAVED MAP "A NEW AND CORRECT CHART OF THE TRADING PART OF THE WEST INDIES,”

CIRCA 1767. USD 900.00 - 1,500.00 Unknown
301

ENGRAVED MAP "NOVA BELGICA ET ANGLIA NOVA,”

CIRCA 1638. USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 Unknown
302 SUTTON NICHOLLS

A NEW MAP OF THE MOST CONSIDERABLE PLANTATIONS OF THE ENGLISH IN AMERICA,

1700 USD 600.00 - 900.00 Unknown
303

HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS MEMBERSHIP CERTIFICATE FOR JOHN BOYLE, JR., SEPTEMBER 1, 1805.

1805 USD 100.00 - 200.00 Unknown
304

WILLIAM FRANKLIN, COLONIAL GOVERNOR OF NEW JERSEY. MILITARY APPOINTMENT FOR WILLIAM DILLS, BURLINGTON, 27 MARCH 1773.

1773 USD 300.00 - 500.00 Unknown
305

MESHECH WEARE, CHAIRMAN OF THE COMMITTEE OF SAFETY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE. MILITARY ORDERS ADDRESSED TO DR. JOSIAH BARTLETT AND COLONEL NATHANIEL PEABODY, EXETER, AUGUST 23, 1777.

1777 USD 600.00 - 900.00 Unknown
306

PRINTED AND SIGNED OATH RENOUNCING ALLEGIANCE TO KING GEORGE III AND PLEDGING TO SUPPORT AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE,

CIRCA 1776. USD 200.00 - 400.00 Unknown
307

MESHECH WEARE, CHAIRMAN OF THE COMMITTEE OF SAFETY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE. MILITARY APPOINTMENT FOR ELIJAH HILLS, EXETER, 20 DECEMBER, 1776.

1776 USD 300.00 - 500.00 Unknown
308

TWO SOLDIERS OF THE CONTINENTAL CONGRESS IN NORTH AMERICA FROM A DRAWING BY A GERMAN OFFICER.

USD 150.00 - 300.00 Unknown
309 AFTER HENRY BUNBURY.

ENGLISH SATIRICAL PRINT "THE COUNTRY CLUB,”

1788 USD 300.00 - 500.00 Unknown
310 AFTER THOMAS ROWLANDSON.

ENGLISH SATIRICAL PRINT "DISSAPPOINTED EPICURES,”

1809 USD 150.00 - 250.00 Unknown
311

BRITISH WEST INDIES PRINT: "A GRAND JAMAICA BALL” TOGETHER WITH A REPRODUCTION OF "A WEST INDIA SPORTSMAN.”

1802 USD 200.00 - 400.00 Unknown
312

BRITISH ENGRAVING "THE TIPPERARY. DUELLISTS OR MARGATE HEROES.”

1790 USD 150.00 - 250.00 Unknown
313

THE MANCHESTER HERO, OR ARTS YIELD TO ARMS, 1778.

1778 USD 300.00 - 500.00 Unknown
314

BROADSIDE: THE GALVESTON NEWS, IN MEMORY OF THE DEATH OF ROBERT E. LEE, OCTOBER 18, 1870.

1870 USD 200.00 - 300.00 Unknown
315

VIEW OF NASSAU HALL, PRINCETON, N.J.

Undated. USD 200.00 - 400.00 Unknown
316

RARE EARLY VIEW "NEW YORK, FROM HOBUCK FERY HOUSE, NEW JERSEY,”

1800 USD 500.00 - 800.00 Unknown
317

LARGE AND EXTENSIVE COLLECTION OF MINIATURE BOOKS, INCLUDING AMERICAN AND ENGLISH TITLES.

USD 800.00 - 1,000.00 Unknown
  • <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Charles Darwin on sexuality and the transmission of hereditary characteristics: Autograph Letter Signed to Lawson Tait. Down, 17 January [1877].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> MILTON, JOHN. <i>Paradise Lost. A Poem written in ten books.</i> London: 1667. A very rare example with the contemporary binding untouched and with a 1667 title page.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Hamilton secures the ratification of the Constitution: <i>The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, assembled at Poughkeespsie, on the 17th June, 1788.</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> The social contract “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains”: ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. <i>Principes du Droit Politique [Du Contract Social]</i>. Amsterdam: Michel Rey, 1762
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> “The first English textbook on geometrical land-measurement and surveying”: BENESE, RICHARD. <i>This Boke Sheweth the Maner of Measurynge All Maner of Lande…</i>
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:<br>Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Caius Julius Hyginus, <i>Poeticon Astronomicon,</i> first illustrated edition, Venice, 1482. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Giovanni Botero, <i>Le Relationi Universali... divise in Sette Parti</i>, Venice, 1618. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> <i>L'Escole des Filles</i>, likely third edition of the first work of pornographic fiction in French, 1676. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:<br>Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Illuminated Book of Hours in Latin on vellum, Flanders, early 16th century. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Johannes Regiomontanus, <i>Calendarium,</i> Venice, 1485. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Pedro de Medina, <i>Libro d[e] gra[n]dezas y cosas memorables de España,</i> Alcalá de Henares, 1566. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:<br>Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b><br>Luis de Lucena, <i>Arte de Ajedres,</i> Salamanca, circa 1496-97. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Andrés Serrano, <i>Los Siete Principes de los Ángeles, válidos de Rey del Cielo,</i> Spain, 1707. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Johannes de Sacrobosco, <i>Sphaera mundi,</i> first illustrated edition, Venice, 1478. $15,000 to $20,000.
  • <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> A Rare 3-rotor German Enigma I Enciphering Machine. $70,000 to $90,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Important collection of correspondence between Werner Heisenberg and Bruno Rossi. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Walt Whitman Autograph manuscript containing his thoughts on death. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> David Roberts. <i>Holy Land</i>. Six volumes. 1842-1849. First edition. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Extensive collection of Ray Bradbury's primary works, most signed or inscribed. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Peter Force. Declaration of Independence. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Steinbeck. <i>Grapes of Wrath</i>. A fine copy of the first edition. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Lewis & Clark. <i>Travels to the Source of the Missouri River</i>... First English edition, extra-illustrated. 1814. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Manuscript document signed by Nuno de Guzman relating to Hernan Cortes, 1528. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> “Nos los inquisidores..." The first book in English printed West of the Mississippi. [1787]. $5,000 to $8,000.
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