Brunk Auctions: Premier Catalogue Auction - Prints, Books, 10875, Asheville, NC

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Auction Report
Auction Date
01/26/2018 - 01/27/2018
Page Size: 108 items in 5 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
35Utagawa Hiroshige (Japan, 1797-1858)

woodblock on paper, depicts a view of Mt. Fuji, with cherry blossoms along the Sumida river,

USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 492.00

Chinese Armorial Porcelain, Volume II by David Sanctuary Howard,

Wiltshire 2003USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 563.00

Group of Five Japanese Woodblocks various artists

USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 300.00
86Kawase Hasui (Japanese, 1883-1957)

Senjo Plain, Nikko

USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 938.00
87Kawase Hasui (Japanese, 1883-1957)

Morning at Tsuchira

USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 813.00
187British School (18th and 19th century)

Two engravings: Before Marriage/After Marriage, 1789, a satirical caricature of a couple; The President's House, from the river, after William Henry Bartlett (1809-1854)

USD 50.00 - 100.00USD 180.00
244Pierre Joseph Buchoz (French, 1731-1807)

Twelve botanical engravings from Le grand jardin de l'univers, ou se trouvent coloriées les plantes les plus belles, les plus curieuses et les plus rares des quatre parties de la terre...,

1795USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 3,500.00

Costumes Civils et Militaires de la Monarchie Francaise de 1200 a 1820 by H. Lecomte,

Paris 1820USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 438.00

Reis En Hand Atlas, 1703 van Vlaanderen, Braband en Aanleggende Landschappen,

Amsterdam 1703USD 500.00 - 1,000.00USD 875.00
280Claude Mellan (French, 1598-1688)

Eight prints: Classical Sculpture, from Duquesnoy, Franc?ois, Theodor Matham, Claude Mellan, Joachim von Sandrart, and Torlonia. Galleria Giustiniana del marchese Vincenzo Giustiniani.

Rome1631USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
307Jansson & Hornius -

Map of the Holy Land - Tribuum Ephraim, Beniamin, et Dimidiae Manasse intra Iordanem partes occidentales, et partes septentrionales Dan et Iuda,

1662USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
363Georges Meunier (French, 1869-1942)

Crème Eclair,

Paris1895USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 660.00
440Thomas Kitchin (or Thomas Kitchen)

A New and Accurate Map of North America

late 18th centuryUSD 100.00 - 400.00USD 300.00
441Henry Winkles & G. Heck (British, 19th century)

15 Plates: Roman and Egyptian Architectural Illustrations

USD 600.00 - 800.00Not Sold
442John Gould & H.C. Richter (19th century)

Aulacorhamphus Haematopygius (Crimson-rumped Toucanet), from A Monograph of the Ramphastidae, or Family of Toucans.

London1833-35USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 540.00
443J. Wolf & J. G. Keulemans (19th century)

Meleagris Ocellata, from Elliot, Daniel Giraud, A monograph of the Phasianidae: or, Family of the pheasants

USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 120.00

The Turner Gallery, Two Volumes - A Series of One Hundred and Twenty Engravings from the Works of the Late J. M. W. Turner, R. A., The Descriptive Text by W. Cosmo Monkhouse, two volumes (complete),

New York circa 1880USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 554.00
446Thomas Kitchin

10 Engraved Maps from A General Atlas, Describing the Whole Universe: Being a Complete and New Collection of The Most Approved Maps Extant;…

London1782USD 500.00 - 1,000.00USD 813.00
447Tristram Shandy

The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman by Laurence Sterne, Nine Volumes,

London 1760-1767USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 4,500.00

Five Books on Napoleon including The History of Napoleon Bonaparte by R. H. Horne,

London 1878USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 480.00

The Tour of Doctor Syntax, Three Volumes In Search of the Picturesque: A Poem, First, Second and Third Tour by William Combe,

London 1812, 1820, 1821USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 660.00
450 Sir Walter Scott

Waverly Novels, 25 Volumes

London 1892USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 240.00
451 Henry Alken

National Sports of Great Britain

London 1825USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 1,560.00

Two Leather Sets Prescott's Works including [The Works] by William H. Prescott,

Philadelphia1872USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 625.00

Group of Military History Books including King's Mountain and Its Heroes by Lyman C. Draper,

Cincinnati1881USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 923.00
  • <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 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
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