William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals: January Premier Auction - Books, Prints, 12318, Chadds Ford, PA

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
01/23/2018 - 01/23/2018
Page Size: 60 items in 3 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

(3) Chessie The Cat railroad prints: "Peake Chessie's Old Man", "Chessie", and "Chessie and Kittens"

USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 165.20
1157Currier & Ives,

"Little Daisy", together with a Wallace Nutting tinted photograph, "A Pilgrim Daughter"

USD 60.00 - 80.00USD 23.60
1160Albert Earl Gilbert, Louise Brevoort

"American Bald Eagle", "Great Horned Owl"

1976, ndUSD 80.00 - 120.00USD 35.40

Framed letterpress concert program "Fourth Concert at West Ghent Church, by the Young Folks" to be held December 13, 1864

1864USD 160.00 - 280.00USD 236.00
1184After Anton Hohenstein, 19th C American,

"The Light of Freedom",

USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 59.00
1187After Charles Bentley (British, 1806-1854),

set of 2 prints from "Twelve Views in the Interior of Guiana", documenting Robert Hermann Schomburgk's route

USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 70.80
1190Robert Benney (American, 1904-2001),

original illustration of Leslie Howard in "Escape"

USD 80.00 - 120.00USD 265.50
1191Keith Haring, American, 1958-1990

Absolut Vodka, framed signed lithograph

USD 600.00 - 1,200.00USD 501.50
1194Henry Loustau, American, 20th c,

sun and moon print

USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 35.40
1208 from sketches by Theo R Davis

Antique engraving "Birds Eye View of Philadelphia", supplement to Harpers Weekly May 27, 1876

1876USD 140.00 - 240.00USD 442.50
1211Hans Figura (Austrian, 1898-1978),

"Independence Hall, Philadelphia"

USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 153.40
1241Lucas van Leyden (Dutch, 1494-1533),

"The Creation of Eve",

1529USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 200.60
1247Albrecht Durer (Dutch, 1471-1528),

"The Sudarium Held by One Angel",

1516USD 400.00 - 800.00USD 767.00
125016th c German School,

Jesus calls the fishermen to be his apostles in the foreground, in the background he performs the miracle of turning water into wine

16th c USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 118.00
1262Andrew Wyeth, American, 1917-2009,


USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 413.00
1265After Andrew Wyeth, American, 1917-2009,

"Helga in Orchard,"

USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 153.40
1268Itzchak Tarkay, Israeli, 1935-2012,

signed lithograph, pencil signed Tarkay

USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 501.50
1274Marc Chagall

Marc Chagall exhibition poster, "Foundation Maeght"

USD 80.00 - 120.00Not Sold
1280Taber Prang

Taber Prang hand colored lithograph in art nouveau frame, orientalist scene of Arabic nomads on camels

USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 767.00

(3) framed pictures of musicians, including photograph of Dizzy Gillespie, reproduction Louis Armstrong poster

USD 60.00 - 80.00USD 165.20
1292Vintage Louis Icart

"le bonnet bleu"

USD 80.00 - 120.00USD 129.80
1301After Salvador Dali,

"The Divine Comedy"

USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 35.40
1304Charles Earl Miller American Pa artist,

"Ephrata Cloisters",

circa 1930'sUSD 100.00 - 200.00USD 59.00
1310Pierre Tal-coat, French, 1905-1985,

abstract lithograph, "Derriere Le Miroir",

USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 59.00
1325Bouzonnet-Stella, Claudine (French, 1641-1697)

"Le Bain", from the book "Les jeux et plaisirs de l'enfance" first published Paris 1657

Paris 1657 USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 153.40
  • <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Jenner (Rev. George Charles). <i>The Evidence at Large...Respecting Dr Jenner's Discovery of Vaccine Inoculation,</i> presentation copy from Edward Jenner to Rev. Rowland Hill, 1805. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Houdini (Harry).- Maggi (Girolamo). <i>De tintinnabulis liber postumus...de equuleo liber,</i> Harry Houdini's copy, Amsterdam, H. Wetstein, 1689. £600 to £800
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Meyer (Henry Leonard). Coloured Illustrations of British Birds, and their Eggs , 7 vol. in 2 plus Illustrations of British Birds, 4 vol., 1842-50 and [1835-51]. £5,000 to £7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Dickens (Charles). <i>An Entirely New Romantic Drama, in Three Acts, by Mr. Wilkie Collins, called The Frozen Deep,</i> 1857. £3,000 to £4,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Lighthouses and Islands of Ireland, c. 125 drawings, 1867. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Shelley (Lady Jane). Diary, 1853 & 1860. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Scottish Binding.- The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, bound in contemporary brown polished calf decorated with the figure of a Chinese spearman, by ?James Scott of Edinburgh, 1778. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Greene (Graham). <i>The Man Within,</i> first edition, signed by the author, 1929. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Mellan (Claude, 1598-1688). The Holy Face, or the Veil of St Veronica, [c. 1649 and later]. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Desaguliers (John Theophilus). <i>A Dissertation concerning Electricity,</i> W. Innys, and T. Longman, 1742. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Le Jeune (Paul). <i>Relation de se qui s'est passé en la Nouvelle France en l'anné 1636 enuoyée au R.Pere Provincial de la Compagnie de Iesus en la Province de France,</i> 1637. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Stumpf (Johann Rudolph). <i>Gemeiner loblicher Eydgnoschafft Stetten, Landen und Völckern Chronicwirdiger thaaten beschreibung, </i> Zurich, Froschauer, 1586. £3,000 to £4,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> George Washington, Letter Signed to General James Clinton, preparing for the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign, 1778. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Thomas Jefferson, Letter Signed, to Major-General Nathanael Greene, promising to send reinforcements against Cornwallis, 1781. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Thomas Edison, Autograph Letter Signed, to Western Union President William Orton, 1878. $10,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> William, Bishop of Coventry, vellum charter granting the church of Rochdale to the Cistercian Abbey of Stanlaw, in Latin, 1222. $3,500 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> FDR, Photograph Signed & Inscribed, framed with wood removed from the White House roof, 1927. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Jean Dubuffet, archive including many letters written while painting in NYC, 1951-72. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Mohandas K. Gandhi, Autograph Letter Signed, describing the source of his patience, 1939. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Lithograph portrait of Albert Einstein by Hermann Struck, signed by both, 1923. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Charles The Bold, Duke of Burgundy, Letter Signed to Johann IV of Nassau, in French, 1470. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Jean Cocteau, Autograph Letter Signed, in French, 1919. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Louis Armstrong, two Autograph Letters Signed to Erich Kauffmann, his lip salve purveyor, 1965-70. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Wernher von Braun, Autograph Letter Signed to Jonathan Cross, 1975. $5,000 to $7,500.
  • <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>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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