Swann Galleries: Images and Objects: Photographs and Photobooks, 2474, New York

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
04/19/2018 - 04/19/2018
Page Size: 328 items in 14 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952)

The Oath--Apsaroke.

USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00USD 12,500.00
2EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952)

The Vanishing Race.

1904USD 5,000.00 - 7,500.00USD 6,000.00
3EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952)

At the Old Well of Acoma.

1904USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 5,250.00
4EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952)

Three Chiefs, Piegan.

1919USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 7,500.00
5EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952)

Portrait of an Apache.

1899USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 3,750.00
6EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952)

The North American Indian, Portfolios XIII, XIV, and XV.

Cambridge, Massachusetts [1924] and [1926]USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 20,000.00
7EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952)

The Vanishing Race.

1904USD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00USD 15,000.00
8EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952)

The Vanishing Race.

1904USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00Not Sold
9CARL MOON (1878-1948)

The Wolf.

1904USD 3,000.00 - 4,500.00USD 2,250.00
10GUSTAVE LE GRAY (1820-1884)

Portrait of a young woman.

Circa 1847-48USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 12,500.00

Group of 3 "en plein air" studies of male nude couples.

1910-26USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold

Group of 3 "en plein air" male nude studies.

1890-1900USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 5,130.00

The Kiss of Peace.

1869USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 2,250.00
14CARLETON E. WATKINS (1829-1916)

The Yosemite Falls, 2634 feet.

1865-66USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 4,250.00

A selection of 17 plates depicting nude figures from Animal Locomotion.

1887USD 14,000.00 - 18,000.00Not Sold

A selection of 17 plates depicting nude figures from Animal Locomotion.

1887USD 14,000.00 - 18,000.00Not Sold

A selection of 20 plates depicting animals from Animal Locomotion.

1887USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00Not Sold
18(BRAZIL) Hermann [Ermano] Kummler (1863-1949)

Album containing approximately 200 wonderful photographs by, or acquired by, the Swiss photographer Kummler depicting his exuberant three-year sojourn,

USD 3,000.00 - 4,500.00USD 6,500.00
19(BRAZIL) Hermann [Ermano] Kummler (1863-1949)

Folio entitled Ansichten von Pernambuco, with 9 photographs by various photographers (including those compiled by Hermann Kummler and others shot by him).

1888-91USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 4,250.00

An album entitled Algiers, with 60 professional photographs, several by the Leroux studio.

USD 1,400.00 - 1,800.00USD 1,375.00

A large and in-depth album containing 600 ethnographic studies documenting Southern and Southwestern Nigerian tribespeople, their rituals, prisoners, and day-to-day activities.

USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00Not Sold

Album entitled Mexique-Cuba, 1879.

USD 3,000.00 - 4,500.00Not Sold
23EUGÈNE ATGET (1857-1927)


Circa 1910USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00USD 18,750.00
24EUGÈNE ATGET (1857-1927)

Vanves (Vieille Rue).

Circa 1901USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 5,500.00
25EUGÈNE ATGET (1857-1927)

Coin Rue de l'Abbaye.

1922USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Jacques-Émile Ruhlmann, wallpaper sample book, circa 1919. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Archive from a late office of the Breuer & Smith architectural team, New York, 1960-70s. $3,500 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> William Morris, <i>The Story of the Glittering Plain or the Land of Living Men,</i> illustrated by Walter Crane, Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith, 1894. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Gustave Doré, <i>La Sainte Bible selon la Vulgate,</i> Tours, 1866. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Gustav Klimt & Max Eisler, <i>Eine Nachlese,</i> complete set, Vienna, 1931. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>Eric Allatini & Gerda Wegener, <i>Sur Talons Rouges,</i> with original watercolor by Wegener, Paris, 1929. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>C.P. Cavafy, <i>Fourteen Poems,</i> illustrated & signed by David Hockney, London, 1966. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Jean Midolle, <i>Spécimen des Écritures Modernes...</i>, Strasbourg, 1834-35. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>E.A. Seguy, <i>Floréal: Dessins & Coloris Nouveaux,</i> Paris, 1925. $3,000 to $4,000.
  • <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on 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. SOLD for $131,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> Violin belonging to Albert Einstein, presented to him by Oscar H. Steger, 1933. SOLD for $516,500
    <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. SOLD for $106,250
    <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on 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. SOLD for $16,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> NEWTON, ISAAC. Autograph Manuscript in Latin, being detailed instructions on making the philosopher's stone. 8 pp. 1790s. SOLD for $275,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> 1869 Inauguration Bible of President Ulysses S. Grant. SOLD for $118,750
  • <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> E.H. SHEPARD, Original drawing for A.A. Milne’s The House at Pooh Corner.<br>$40,000-60,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> BERNARD RATZER, Plan of the City of New York in North America, surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767. $80,000-100,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> THOMAS JEFFERSON, Autograph letter signed comparing Logan, Tecumseh, and Little Turtle to the Spartans. Monticello: 15 February 1821. $14,000-18,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN C. FREMONT, Narrative of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, in the Year 1842.. Abridged edition, the only one containing the folding map From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $3,000-5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ZANE GREY, Album containing 94 large format photographs of Grey and party at Catalina Island, Arizona, and fishing in the Pacific. From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $5,000-$8,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> WILLIAM COMBE, A History of Madeira ... illustrative of the Costumes, Manners, and Occupations of the Inhabitants. produced by Ackermann in 1821; From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ERIC TAVERNER, Salmon Fishing... One of 275 copies signed by Taverner, published in 1931,From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN WHITEHEAD, Exploration of Mount Kina Balu, North Borneo. Whitehead reached the high point of Kinabalu in 1888. Part of a major group of travel books from the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN LONG, Voyages and Travels of an Indian Interpreter and Trader, describing the Manners and Customs of the North American Indians... The first edition of 1791. $3,000-$5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> SAMUEL BECKETT, Stirrings Still. This, Beckett’s last work of fiction with original lithographs by Le Brocquy, limited to 200 copies signed by the author and the artist. From the Estate of Howard Kaminsky.. $1,500-$2,500
  • <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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