Northeast Auctions: Fall Portsmouth Auction - Prints, Books, 102516, Portsmouth

Auction Details

Auction Date
10/25/2016 - 10/25/2016
Page Size: 39 items in 2 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
293

MAJOR ROBERT ROGERS, COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE INDIANS IN THE BACK SETTLEMENTS OF AMERICA,

London1776USD 900.00 - 1,500.00Unknown
294

PAUL JONES SHOOTING A SAILOR WHO HAD ATTEMPTED TO STRIKE HIS COLOURS IN AN ENGAGEMENT,

London1779USD 900.00 - 1,500.00Unknown
295

FIXEE PRINT "AN EMBLEM OF AMERICA.”

Londoncirca 1798USD 300.00 - 500.00Unknown
296

ALLEGORICAL FIGURE OF AMERICA HOLDING AN EAGLE-DECORATED SHIELD AND LIBERTY CAP ATOP A POLE.

London, circa 1800USD 400.00 - 600.00Unknown
297

RARE ENGRAVED PORTRAIT "HIS EXCELLENCY B. FRANKLIN L.L.D. F.R.S. PRESIDENT OF PENNSYLVANIA & LATE MINISTER OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AT THE COURT OF FRANCE, C.W. PEALE PINXT ET FECIT 1787.”

1787USD 900.00 - 1,500.00Unknown
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,”

1787USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00Unknown
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 - 1,500.00Unknown
300

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

CIRCA 1767.USD 900.00 - 1,500.00Unknown
301

ENGRAVED MAP "NOVA BELGICA ET ANGLIA NOVA,”

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

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

Oxford, England1700USD 600.00 - 900.00Unknown
303

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

1805USD 100.00 - 200.00Unknown
304

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

1773USD 300.00 - 500.00Unknown
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.

1777USD 600.00 - 900.00Unknown
306

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

CIRCA 1776.USD 200.00 - 400.00Unknown
307

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

1776USD 300.00 - 500.00Unknown
308

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

Nuremberg USD 150.00 - 300.00Unknown
309 AFTER HENRY BUNBURY.

ENGLISH SATIRICAL PRINT "THE COUNTRY CLUB,”

London,1788USD 300.00 - 500.00Unknown
310AFTER THOMAS ROWLANDSON.

ENGLISH SATIRICAL PRINT "DISSAPPOINTED EPICURES,”

London, 1809USD 150.00 - 250.00Unknown
311

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

London, 1802USD 200.00 - 400.00Unknown
312

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

London1790USD 150.00 - 250.00Unknown
313

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

London1778USD 300.00 - 500.00Unknown
314

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

1870USD 200.00 - 300.00Unknown
315

VIEW OF NASSAU HALL, PRINCETON, N.J.

New York. Undated.USD 200.00 - 400.00Unknown
316

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

London1800USD 500.00 - 800.00Unknown
317

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

USD 800.00 - 1,000.00Unknown
  • <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: Fine Books and Manuscripts. March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN. Autograph Manuscript sketch-leaf part of the score of the Scottish Songs, "Sunset" Op. 108 no 2. [Vienna, February 1818]. Inscribed by Alexander Wheelock Thayer. $80,000 to $120,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> Violin belonging to Albert Einstein, presented to him by Oscar H. Steger, 1933. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Autograph Letter Signed ("Papa") to his son Hans Albert, discussing his involvement with the atomic bomb, September 2, 1945. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts. March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> HAMILTON, ALEXANDER. Autograph Letter Signed, to Baron von Steuben, with extensive notes of Von Steuben's aide Benjamin Walker, June 12, 1780. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> NEWTON, ISAAC. Autograph Manuscript in Latin, being detailed instructions on making the philosopher's stone. 8 pp. 1790s. $200,000 to 300,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> 1869 Inauguration Bible of President Ulysses S. Grant. $80,000 to $120,000
  • <b>Leland Little: Important Spring Auction. March 3, 2018</b>
    <b>Leland Little, Mar. 3:</b> Copper Printing Plate for "Marshall's Household Engraving of Washington." $500 to $1000
    <b>Leland Little, Mar. 3:</b> Important Documentary Painting Showing Baseball Great Ty Cobb in Cuba. $1,000 to $2,000
    <b>Leland Little, Mar. 3:</b> <i>Alcoholics Anonymous Comes of Age</i>, Inscribed by Bill Wilson. $500 to $1,000
    <b>Leland Little: Important Spring Auction. March 3, 2018</b>
    <b>Leland Little, Mar. 3:</b> Joan Miró (Spanish, 1893-1983), <i>Prise à l'hameçon.</i> $3,000 to $6,000
    <b>Leland Little, Mar. 3:</b> Maurice Dufrène (French, 1876-1955), <i>Rayon des Soieries</i>. $400 to $800
    <b>Leland Little, Mar. 3:</b> William Pope.L (American, b. 1955), <i>Intimacy Project</i>. $2,000 to $4,000
  • <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Collection of 131 Herbert Ponting gelatin silver contact prints of Antartica, £6000-8000
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> One of several lots of Henri Cartier-Bresson gelatin silver prints, £200-300
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Vintage gelatin silver print of Diego Rivera by Leonard McCombe, £300-500
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Albumen print portrait by Julia Margaret Cameron of Sir John Herschel (April, 1867), £30,000-50,000
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Albumen print by Julia Margaret Cameron, Love, 1864 (from the Norman album), £1000-1500
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Albumen print by Lewis Carroll of Twyford School Eleven (Summer Term, 1859), £1000-1500
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Albumen print portrait by Lewis Carroll of Xie Kitchin as 'Dane' (Oxford, 1873), £500-800
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Calotype print (c1845) by Hill & Adamson of Lady Elizabeth (Rigby) Eastlake, £3000-4000
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Group of 12 waxed paper negatives of Scottish scenes by Thomas Keith, mid-1850s, £3000-5000
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> One of 15 lots of Roger Fenton salt prints of his work in the Crimea, mid-1850s, £400-600
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Quarter plate ambrotype (c.1860s) with ethnographic portrait of a woman seated at a table, £400-600
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Rare whole plate thermoplastic union case of the Landing of Columbus (c.1858),part of the John Hannavy collection, £1500-2000
  • <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>
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