• <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>Carolina Parrot, Plate 26.</i> London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. $125,000 to $175,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>Fish Hawk or Osprey, Plate 81.</i> London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. $145,000 to $175,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>Brown Pelican, Plate 421.</i> London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. $75,000 to $100,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> DE BRY, Johann Theodore, attributed to. Pair of Watercolor studies of Tulips. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> FUERTES, Louis Agassiz. <i>Alaskan Brown Bear.</i> Watercolor and gouache on board. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> HILL, Thomas. <i>Big Trees.</i> Oil on canvas. c. 1903. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> GOULD, John. <i>A Monograph of the Macropodidae or Family of Kangaroos.</i> London: by the author, August 1st 1841-May 1st 1842. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> GOULD, John. <i>A Monograph of the Odontophorinae, or Partridges of America.</i> London: Richard and John E. Taylor for the Author, [1844]-1850. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> JANSSONIUS, Joannes. <i>Atlantis majoris quinta pars, orbem maritimum seu omnium marium…</i> Amsterdam: Joannes Janssonius, 1652. $50,000 to $80,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> DONCKER, Hendrik. <i>De Zee-Atlas ofte Water-Waereld, vertoonende alle de Zee-Kusten van het bekende deel des Aerd-Bodems.</i> Amsterdam: Henrick Doncker, [1658-1665]. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> BURR, David. <i>Map of the City and County of New York with the Adjacent Country.</i> Engraved map with original hand color. Ithaca, NY: Stone & Clark, 1839. $9,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> CURRIER, Nathaniel and IVES, James Merritt. <i>The City of New York.</i> Lithograph with original hand color. New York: Currier & Ives, 1884. $15,000 to $20,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Joseph F. Kernan, <i>College Football,</i> oil on canvas, <i>The Saturday Evening Post</i> cover, 1932. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Joseph C. Leyendecker, <i>Golfer Lighting a Cigarette,</i> oil on canvas, c.1920. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Howard Chandler Christy, <i>In the Field,</i> charcoal & watercolor, published in <i>Scribner’s,</i> 1902. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> N.C. Wyeth, <i>Standish Reading,</i> pen & ink, for <i>The Courtship of Miles Standish,</i> 1920. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Johnanna Stewart Mapes, <i>A Fairy Book,</i> conté crayon, for <i>St. Nicholas Magazine,</i> 1907. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Arnold Lobel, pen & ink, for <i>The Frog & Toad Coloring Book,</i> 1981. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Antonio Lopez, <i>Today’s Fashions,</i> study for <i>The New York Times,</i> 1981. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Charles Schulz, <i>“I’ll have to go back to the house…I forgot my rubbers…”</i> pen & ink, original 4-panel <i>Peanuts comic,</i> 1960. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Constantin Alajalov, <i>Family Tree,</i> watercolor and gouache, cover for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1938. Estimate $3,000 to $4,000.

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Auction Info

Auction Name
Maps and Atlases, Natural History and Color Plate Books
Auction Date
12/17/2020 - 12/17/2020
Sale Number
#2555
Total Lots
405
Sold Lots
375
Lots Sold
92.59%
Unsold Lots
30
Total Sales (USD)
685,438.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
423,560.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
625,340.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
447,960.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
676,440.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
101.33%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
346A AUDUBON, JOHN WOODHOUSE (1812-1862).

California Gray Squirrel.

circa 1853 USD 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 USD 42,500.00
241 SYLVANUS, BERNARDUS.

[Untitled World Map.]

USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 42,500.00
343 AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES.

Night Heron or Qua Bird.

1835 USD 25,000.00 - 35,000.00 USD 30,000.00
21 BLAEU, JOHANNES.

Nova et Accuratissima Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula.

1662 USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD 23,750.00
170 MÜNSTER, SEBASTIAN; and HOLBEIN, HANS.

Typus Cosmographicus Universalis.

1532 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 16,250.00
296 SANSON, NICOLAS.

Atlas Nouveau."},{"Description":"sold as is.

USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 USD 11,250.00
223 SCHEDEL, HARTMANN.

[World Map.] Das Ander Alter Der Werlt.

1493 USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 11,250.00
293 [MONTANUS, ARNOLDUS]; translated by DAPPER, OLFERT.

Die Unbekante Neue Welt oder Beschreibung des Welt-teils Amerika.

1673 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 8,750.00
47 CHATELAIN, HENRI.

Carte Tres Curieuse de la Mer du Sud, Contenant des Remarques Nouvelles et Tres Utiles non Seulement sur les Ports et Iles de Cette Mer.

1719 USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD 8,750.00
209 REISCH, GREGOR.

[Untitled Ptolemaic World Map].

circa 1504 USD 3,500.00 - 5,500.00 USD 8,750.00
361 COZZENS, FREDERICK.

American Yachts, a Series of Water-Color Sketches.

USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 8,125.00
322 Jardine, William.

The Naturalist's Library.

1843 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 7,800.00
284 LAURIE, ROBERT; and WHITTLE, JAMES.

A New and Elegant Imperial Sheet Atlas.

1800 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 USD 7,500.00
31 Stoll, Simon; and J.S.

Thayer.

1885 [1886] USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 7,250.00
400

(RELIGIOUS DEVOTION.) Large hand-drawn graphic typography devotional composition.

USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 6,750.00
265 CAREY, MATHEW.

Carey's General Atlas.

1814 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 6,500.00
40 CAVAZZA, JOHANN BATTISTA.

Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica Ac Hydrographica Tabula.

1642 USD 5,000.00 - 7,500.00 USD 6,500.00
79 FRIES, LAURENT.

Orbis Typus Universalis Iuxta Hydrographorum Traditionem Exactissime Depicta.

1541 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 6,500.00
66 DANET, GUILLAUME; after DE FER, NICOLAS.

Mappe-Monde ou Carte Generale de la Terre.

1730 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 5,750.00
169 MÜNSTER, SEBASTIAN.

Tabula Novarum Insularum, Quas Diversis Respectibus Occidentales & Indianas Vocant.

1550 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 5,500.00
  • <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
    <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
    <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Schedel (Hartmann). <i>Liber Chronicarum,</i> first edition, Nuremberg, Anton Koberger for Sebald Schreyer and Sebastian Kammermeister, 1493. £30,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> [Greek Orthodox Church].- <i>Menaion,</i> manuscript in Greek, on paper, in Greek letters, [Eastern Mediterranean], [c. 1400]. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> American Revolution.- Loyalist's cow powder horn, engraved with the cypher "GR" for George III surmounted by a crown, an inscription, and on reverse an engraving of the "North River" [Hudson River], 1777. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Illuminated prayer book.- <i>Maria Carcer y Trigueros... Santa Misa y Oraciones,</i> illuminated manuscript in Spanish, on paper, [c. 1850]. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Hardy (Thomas). <i>The Mayor of Casterbridge,</i> 2 vol., first edition in book form, original cloth, 1886. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> [Austen (Jane)]. <i>Emma: A Novel,</i> first edition, Printed for John Murray, 1816. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Brontë (Charlotte). <i>Jane Eyre. An Autobiography,</i> 3 vol., first edition, Smith, Elder and Co., 1847. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Cruikshank (George). <i>The Road to the Derby,</i> one of two proof copies, Raphael Tuck & Sons, 1882. £600 to £800.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Meunier (Charles, binder).- Gruel (Leon). <i>Manuel Historique et Bibliographique de l'Amateur de Reliures,</i> 2 vol., Paris, 1887.-1905. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Burne-Jones (Sir Edward). <i>The Work of Edward Burne-Jones,</i> edited by Philip Burne-Jones, one of 200 copies, [c.1900]. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Nazraeli Press.- <i>Six by Six,</i> 36 vol. [a complete set], one of 100 sets, each with signed photograph, Portland, Or., 2010-16. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Australasia.- Péron (Francois) and Freycinet. <i>Voyage de Découvertes aux Terres Australes,</i> 5 vol. including Atlas, second edition, Paris, 1824. £6,000 to £8,000.
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