• <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Livres et Manuscrits :<br>de Cervantès à Houellebecq<br>18 – 25 June</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> Jouve, Paul -- François-Louis Schmied -- Rudyard Kipling. <i>Le Livre de la Jungle,</i> 1919.<br>€ 80,000 to € 120,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> Cervantès Saavedra, Miguel de. <i>El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha.</i> Bruxelles, 1607.<br>€ 30,000 to € 50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> Buren, Daniel - Aimé Césaire. Cahier d'un retour au pays natal. Solstice, 2004. 1/140 ex. Avec 1/20 suites d'œuvres originales.<br>€ 4,000 to € 6,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> [Musique] - Gioacchino Traversa. Six sonates à violon seul. [Vers 1770].<br>€ 3,000 to € 5,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> C.F. Payne, <i>Micawber, Imitating Norman Rockwell’s “Triple self-portrait,”</i> mixed media, 2002. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Brian Froud, media illustration published in <i>The Land of Froud,</i> 1977. Estimate $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Haddon Sundblom, <i>All a Girl Needs,</i> oil on canvas, published in <i>The Ladies’ Home Journal,</i> 1942. $8,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Adrianne Lobel, <i>My One and Only,</i> 26 scenic concept collages for the Broadway musical, 1983. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Charles Schulz, original four-panel pen and ink <i>Peanuts</i> comic strip, 1971. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b>Jack Davis, mixed media cartoon for <i>Playboy,</i> 1959. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Charles Addams, mixed media cartoon for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1937. $6,000 to $9,000.
  • <b><center>Doyle<br>Fine Literature<br>Online Auction<br>June 8 to June 22</b>
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> CALDWELL, ERSKINE. <i>Tobacco Road,</i> First Edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> ELIOT, GEORGE. <i>Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life.</i> Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1871-72. First edition in book form. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> BYRON, GEORGE GORDON NOEL, LORD. <i>Don Juan.</i> London: the Thomas Davison; John Hunt; John and H.L. Hunt, 1819-24. First edition. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> [BURNEY, FRANCES]. <i>Evelina, Or, A Young Lady's Entrance into the World.</i> London: T. Lowndes, 1778. First edition. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Fine Literature<br>Online Auction<br>June 8 to June 22</b>
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> SHEPARD, ERNEST H. Colored drawing of Winnie-the-Pooh and Piglet, in an autograph letter signed by Shepard. Dated February 29th, 1932. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> CARROLL, LEWIS (CHARLES LUTWIDGE DODGSON). <i>The Nursery "Alice".</i> London: MacMillan, 1890. Second (first published) edition. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> DANA, RICHARD HENRY, Jr. <i>Two Years Before the Mast.</i> New York, 1840. First edition with an autograph letter signed by Dana laid-in. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> FINE BINDING-RIVIERE] HAZLITT, WILLIAM. <i>Liber Amoris: or, the New Pygmalion.</i> London: John Hunt, 1823. First edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
  • <center><b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé<br>Sales Exhibition Catalogue 47<br>Part III<br>Antiquarian Temptations:<br>Rare Books, Atlases & Maps,<br>Photos & Manuscripts</b>
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> PIETER MORTIER. “Le Neptune Francois ou Atlas Nouveau des Cartes Marines. Levées et Gravées par ordre Exprés du Roy…” Paris, 1693.
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> MARC CHAGALL illus. SHAKESPEARE. “The Tempest.” Large folio. Monte-Carlo, 1975. Signed by the artist.
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> JOHN SPEED and followers. “A New and Accurate Map of the World.” Hand-colored engraving. London (1626 – 1627 – circa 1650) – 1676.
    <center><b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé<br>Sales Exhibition Catalogue 47<br>Part III<br>Antiquarian Temptations:<br>Rare Books, Atlases & Maps,<br>Photos & Manuscripts</b>
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> MATTHÄUS SEUTTER. “The Colossus Series.” Set of 4 prints, contemporary hand-colored engravings, each c. 57x49cm. Augsburg c. 1730
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> (CHARLES LE BRUN). “La Grande Galerie De Versailles, et Les Deux Salons qui L’Accompagnent, peints Par Charles Le Brun premier Peintre de Louis XIV…” Paris, 1752.
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> G. BRAUN – F. HOGENBERG. “Danorum Marca.” Contemporary hand-colored engraving, 33x48cm. Cologne, 1588.

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Rare Book Hub: 40 Auctions Archived, another 43 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 2 October 2020, 40 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transactions+ Database; 1 denominated in Danish kronor, 8 in euros, 2 in British pounds, 1 in Mexican pesos, and 28 in US dollars.  Turnover was $10,274,306 as 8,316 lots were offered and 6,779 sold for an 82% success rate. 

 

4 auctions saw total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

BonhamsPrints and Multiples on September 29th: $1,714,298 
ChristiesPhotographs - online bidstart 9/21 on September 30th: $1,301,500 
SothebysClassic Photographs - online bidstart 9/21 on October 1st: $1,158,318 
SothebysContemporary Photographs on October 1st: $1,100,106 

 

7 auctions saw total sales exceed 100% of the high estimates of all lots offered: 

Jacksons AuctionAutumn Collector's Choice Auction on September 30th: 185.35% 
Nye & Company AuctioneersDiscovery in the Backyard - Online Only on October 1st: 115.91% 
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 9/22 on September 29th: 114.80% 
Doyle New YorkFine Literature on September 30th: 105.39% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on September 29th: 103.42% 
Lyon and TurnbullRare Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Photographs on September 30th: 101.11% 
SothebysThe Beatles - Online bidstart 9/8 on October 1st: 100.50% 


21 sales saw at least 80% of their lots sell: 

Heritage AuctionsComics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 9/20 on September 28th: 100.00% 
Leland Little AuctionsThe October Estate Sale on October 1st: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 9/13 on September 27th: 99.53% 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 9/20 on September 27th: 99.45% 
Heritage AuctionsUS Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 9/22 on September 29th: 99.41% 
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 9/22 on September 29th: 99.37% 
Jacksons AuctionAutumn Collector's Choice Auction on September 30th: 98.03% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsCircus, Sideshow and Oddities - online bidstart 8/31 on September 26th: 97.82% 
Doyle New YorkFine Literature on September 30th: 95.70% 
Heritage AuctionsCurrency Signature Auction on September 21st: 94.27% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on September 26th: 93.00% 
Grays AuctioneersFine Art Prints on September 30th: 91.18% 
Robert Siegel GalleriesWorldwide Stamps and Postal History on October 1st: 88.24% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on September 29th: 88.00% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 9/18 on September 25th: 87.32% 
Lyon and TurnbullRare Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Photographs on September 30th: 86.85% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 9/11 on September 23rd: 86.00% 
Nye & Company AuctioneersDiscovery in the Backyard - Online Only on October 1st: 84.54% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 9/11 on September 22nd: 82.14% 
Rachel Davis Fine ArtsFine and Decorative Arts - Prints on September 26th: 80.00% 
SothebysThe Beatles - Online bidstart 9/8 on October 1st: 80.00% 
 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Christies Tom Stroud, oil field worker, Velma, Oklahoma, June, 12, 1980 on September 30th Actual price: USD $350,000.
  2. Bonhams Muhammad Ali on September 29th Actual price: USD $325,075.
  3. Sothebys CLEARING WINTER STORM, YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, CALIFORNIA on October 1st Actual price: USD $277,200.
  4. Doyle New York Leaves of Grass. on September 30th Actual price: USD $175,000.
  5. Christies Maureen Gallagher and a night feeder at Hog Ranch, February, 1987 on September 30th Actual price: USD $150,000.
  6. Bonhams Marilyn Monroe (Marilyn) on September 29th Actual price: USD $137,575.
  7. Sothebys UNTITLED FILM STILL #84 on October 1st Actual price: USD $119,700.
  8. Bonhams Femme au Fauteuil No. 1 (Le Manteau Polonais) on September 29th Actual price: USD $112,575.
  9. Christies Elephant Drinking, Amboseli, 2007 on September 30th Actual price: USD $100,000.
  10. Sothebys SELF-PORTRAIT on October 1st Actual price: USD $88,200.
  11. Sothebys MAROON BELLS, NEAR ASPEN, COLORADO on October 1st Actual price: USD $75,600.
  12. Bonhams Maroon Bells, Near Aspen, Colorado on October 2nd Actual price: USD $75,075.
  13. Guernseys Wit, Frederick de. General Atlas on September 23rd Actual price: USD $75,000.
  14. Sothebys 'UNTITLED (JULY 28, 2012 3:57 PM)' on October 1st Actual price: USD $69,300.
  15. Sothebys 'EINKREISUNG' (ENCIRCLEMENT) (FROM KÖRPERKONFIGURATIONEN (BODY CONFIGURATIONS)) on October 1st Actual price: USD $60,480.
  16. Bonhams "Portfolio IV: What Majestic Word, In Memory of Russell Varian" on October 2nd Actual price: USD $56,325.
  17. Bonhams Mao on September 29th Actual price: USD $56,325.
  18. Bonhams Mao on September 29th Actual price: USD $56,325.
  19. Doyle New York Lolita. on September 30th Actual price: USD $55,625.
  20. Bonhams Mao on September 29th Actual price: USD $52,575.
  21. Bonhams Mao on September 29th Actual price: USD $50,075.
  22. Christies Four Guedras, Morocco, 1971 on September 30th Actual price: USD $50,000.
  23. Sothebys BATES HALL, BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY on October 1st Actual price: USD $47,880.
  24. Sothebys CIRCLE OF LIFE II on October 1st Actual price: USD $47,880.
  25. Bonhams Françoise on September 29th Actual price: USD $47,575.



40 auctions were reported this week:

Bonhams. Photographs on October 2nd: 44.51%
Finarte. Photographs on September 30th: 56.87%
Robert Siegel Galleries. Worldwide Stamps and Postal History on October 1st: 88.24%
Nye & Company Auctioneers. Discovery in the Backyard - Online Only on October 1st: 84.54%
Leland Little Auctions. The October Estate Sale on October 1st: 100.00%
Sothebys. Classic Photographs - online bidstart 9/21 on October 1st: 60.75%
Sothebys. Contemporary Photographs on October 1st: 70.79%
Sothebys. The Beatles - Online bidstart 9/8 on October 1st: 80.00%
PBA Galleries. Fine Golf Books and Memorabilia on October 1st: 76.48%
Jacksons Auction. Autumn Collector's Choice Auction on September 30th: 98.03%
Lyon and Turnbull. Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Photographs on September 30th: 86.85%
Grays Auctioneers. Fine Art Prints on September 30th: 91.18%
Doyle New York. Fine Literature on September 30th: 95.70%
Christies. Photographs - online bidstart 9/21 on September 30th: 50.83%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on September 29th: 88.00%
Bonhams. Prints and Multiples on September 29th: 75.81%
Heritage Auctions. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 9/22 on September 29th: 99.41%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 9/22 on September 29th: 99.37%
Finarte. Prints and Multiples: Works from the Collection on September 24th: 43.33%
Ader. Online Photography Books - Collection of Nude Books (Bertolotti) & Miscellaneous on September 28th: 55.93%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 9/20 on September 27th: 99.45%
Heritage Auctions. Currency Signature Auction on September 21st: 94.27%
Heritage Auctions. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 9/20 on September 28th: 100.00%
Bonhams. Leaves of Wisdom Tibetan Illuminated Manuscripts from American Collections - bidstart 9/20 on September 27th: 72.73%
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Fine and Decorative Arts - Prints on September 26th: 80.00%
Potter and Potter Auctions. Circus, Sideshow and Oddities - online bidstart 8/31 on September 26th: 97.82%
PosterConnection Inc.. End-of-Summer Sale on September 26th: 52.12%
Nadeau's Auction Gallery. Books, Prints on September 26th: 76.67%
Morton Subastas. Opportunity - Books, Prints - bidstart 9/16 on September 26th: 51.39%
Michaans Auctions. September Gallery Auction on September 26th: 65.31%
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Shooting Gallery Auction - Catalogs and Ephemera on September 26th: 64.81%
Heritage Auctions. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 9/13 on September 27th: 99.53%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on September 26th: 93.00%
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Japanese and Korean Works of Art - Prints on September 25th: 62.00%
Guernseys. The Legendary Vladi Collection of Historical Maps on September 23rd: 11.85%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 9/18 on September 25th: 87.32%
Catawiki B. V.. Cartography - Bidstart 9/18 on September 25th: 55.56%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 9/11 on September 23rd: 86.00%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 9/11 on September 22nd: 82.14%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 9/11 on September 21st: 70.00%


For the week ahead 43 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Oct. 5th
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 91 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 9/25. 80 lots

Tue. Oct. 6th
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Valuable Books. 866 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 9/29. 638 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 9/27. 159 lots
Ader. PARIS. Autograph Letters and Manuscripts - Day 1. 311 lots
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Chadds Ford, PA . Eclectic Variety - bidstart 10/1. 32 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Photographs. 356 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Books. 137 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 9/25. 27 lots

Wed. Oct. 7th
Purcell Auctioneers. Birr. Irish Interest Book & Ephemera Auction. 593 lots
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Printed Books, Maps & Documents, Travel & Exploration, Science & Medicine. 451 lots
Ader. PARIS. Autograph Letters and Manuscripts - Day 2. 233 lots
Mirabaud-Mercier Auctioneers. PARIS . Classic Sale - Books, Prints. 61 lots
Potomack Company. Alexandria. Between the Wars: Works on Paper. 51 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. Fine Autographs and Artifacts - bidstart 9/12. 909 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Literature and Autographs. 695 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 9/25. 140 lots
Bonhams. London. Prints and Multiples. 283 lots
Alaska Auction. Anchorage. October Auction - Prints, Books. 30 lots

Thu. Oct. 8th
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Maps and Atlases. 181 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Fine Literature - Illustrated Books. 356 lots
Christies. New York. Robert Motherwell Prints from the Dedalus Foundation - bidstart 9/22. 43 lots
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Antiques & Textiles, A Private Collection of Vintage Automobilia & Motoring History. 53 lots
Leland Little Auctions. Hillsborough, NC. Asian Arts & Modern Art & Design. 82 lots
Sothebys. London. Private Collection of Fine Japanese Prints - bidstart 9/28. 50 lots
Neal Auction Company. New Orleans. UNRESERVED @Neal - LA State & Mobile Museums. 66 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Modern Literature and Art Documentation. 759 lots
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Chicago. Collection from the Library of Gerald and Barbara Weiner. 336 lots
Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen. 75172 Pforzheim. Books, Graphics. 3307 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 100220. 69 lots

Fri. Oct. 9th
Marc van de Wiele Auctions. Brugge. Autumn Auction. 1231 lots
Pierre Berge and Associes. Paris. Genevieve and Jean-Paul Kahn Library. 256 lots
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. British & European Paintings & Watercolours, Old Master Prints & Drawings - Prints. 88 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 100920. 104 lots

Sat. Oct. 10th
Potter and Potter Auctions. Chicago. Fine Books and Manuscripts. 894 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 200 lots
Arader Galleries. New York City. October Sale - online bidstart 9/19. 192 lots
Bonhams. London. Pop x Culture. 68 lots

Sun. Oct. 11th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 10/4.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 10/4.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 9/27. 237 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 10/2. 54 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> LIFE OF OSLER, PRESENTATION COPY TO NEPHEW NORMAN GWYN. CUSHING, HARVEY. 1869-1939. <i>The Life of Sir William Osler.</i> Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1925. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> OSLER TO HALSTED MENTIONING CUSHING AND WELCH. Autograph Letter Signed ("Wm Osler") to William Stewart Halsted on medical matters, 2 pp, January 19, 1919. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> CUSHING PRESENTATION COPY TO LUCIEN PRICE. CUSHING, HARVEY. <i>Intracranial Tumours.</i> Springfield, 1932. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> OSLER ON HIS CHILDHOOD. Autograph Letter Signed ("Wm Osler") to Mabel [Brewster] on returning home to Staplehurst. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> SCULTETUS, JOHANNES. 1595-1645. <i>Cheiroplotheke, seu armamentarium chirurgicum XLIII.</i> Ulm: Balthasar Kühnen, 1655. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> VICQ D'AZYR, FELIX. 1748-1794. <i>Traite d'anatomie et de physiologie.</i> Paris: Didot l'aine, 1786. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> TAGAULT, JEAN. C.1499-1546. <i>De chirugica institutione libri quinque....</i> Lyon: Guillaume Rouillé, 1549. $400 to $600.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). Autograph Logs and Journals from his 1927 Alaska Expedition. $7,000 to $ 9,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). Cañon de Chelley, 1904. Oversized orotone, 17 x 22in in original Curtis Studio frame. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). 26 cyanotypes, featuring images of Cheyenne tribes from Volume VI of <i>North American Indian,</i> c.1907, made by Curtis in the field. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). The Vanishing Race, 1904. Oversized orotone, 18 x 24in in original Curtis Studio frame. $20,000 to $30,000.
  • <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [CIVIL WAR] -- [SHERIDAN, Philip Henry]. Personal headquarters flag of Philip Henry Sheridan used when he led the 2nd Michigan Cavalry. Spring - Summer 1862. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY]. Half plate daguerreotype of firefighter Walter Van Erven Dorens. [San Francisco]: n.p., [ca 1854-1856]. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [LINCOLNIANA]. Abraham Lincoln banner possibly made for the 1864 presidential campaign. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [REVOLUTIONARY WAR - CONTINENTAL CONGRESS]. [HOLTEN, Dr. Samuel]. An archive of letters related to Danvers, Massachusetts, physician and statesman Dr. Samuel Holten. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD]. CARBUTT, John, photographer. Exceptional collection of 27 stereoviews from the series, "Excursion to the 100th Meridian, October 1866." Chicago, [1866]. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [ALASKAN GOLD RUSH]. William Steele West and family, extensive archive of photographs, diaries, correspondence, and personal items. [Ca 19th - 20th century]. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [TAYLOR, Zachary]. Quarter plate daguerreotype featuring the 12th President of the United States. N.p.: n.p., [ca 1845]. $8,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [WASHINGTON, George]. Signed Society of the Cincinnati document. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> LINCOLN, Abraham. Autograph endorsement signed ("A. Lincoln"), as President. [Washington], 29 September 1862. 1 page, 4to, old creases. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> JEFFERSON, Thomas. Autograph letter signed ("Th. Jefferson"), as United States President, to Robert Patterson. Washington DC, 2 July 1805. 1 page, 4to, evenly toned, small tear from seal. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY] -- [ALCOTT, Elizabeth Sewall]. Ninth plate ruby ambrotype attributed to Elizabeth Sewall Alcott. N.p., [ca 1856-1857]. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [WESTERN AMERICANA]. RUSSELL, Andrew Joseph, photographer. <i>Salt Lake City, From the Top of the Tabernacle.</i> [1869]