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Auction Info

Auction Name
Early Printing, Americana (Printed and Manuscript)
Auction Date
06/08/2021 - 06/08/2021
Sale Number
#495
Total Lots
196
Sold Lots
186
Lots Sold
94.90%
Unsold Lots
10
Total Sales (USD)
63,528.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
40,743.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
58,390.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
42,693.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
60,100.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
105.70%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
13

Dunlap's Pennsylvania Packet, or the General Advertiser.

1775 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 3,000.00
151 Ortelius, Abraham.

Americae sive Novi Orbis Nova descriptio.

Circa 1570 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 2,700.00
117 Library of Congress.

Catalogue of Books, Maps, and Charts, Belonging to The Library of the Two Houses of Congress.

1802 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 2,400.00
177 Suffrage. Smith, Miss Julia E.

Abby Smith and Her Cows. Frontispiece.

1877 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 2,040.00
186 [King, Nathaniel].

The United World's, A Poem, in Fifty Seven Books. By Mark Drinkwater.

1834 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 2,040.00
138 Mercator.

The World on Mercators Projection showing the latest Explorations throughout the Globe.

1846 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,320.00
180 Thoreau, Henry David.

Works.

1893 USD 150.00 - 250.00 USD 1,320.00
126 Laird, Job.

Manuscript indenture to John Leverett, for the framing of three floors for the construction of a brick house.

1662 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,200.00
190 Webster, Noah.

Dissertations on the English Language...To which is added...An Essay on Reformed Mode of Spelling; with Dr. Franklin's Arguments on that Subject.

1789 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 1,200.00
100 Hamilton, William John.

Researches in Asia Minor.

1842 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,140.00
19

The Anti-Slavery Record. Volume II, numbers I-XII, including general title.

1836 USD 250.00 - 350.00 USD 1,080.00
17 Ames, Nathaniel.

An Astronomical Diary; or, Almanack For the Year of our Lord Christ 1772.

1771 USD 100.00 - 150.00 USD 1,020.00
107 Ireland, Samuel.

Picturesque Views on the River Thames.

1792 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 960.00
145 Morgand et Fatout.

Bulletin de la Librairie Morgand et Fatout.

1876-1920 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 960.00
46

Declaration of Independence by the Citizens of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, May 20, 1775.

[1819] USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 960.00
172

Slavery. Narrative of the Life of Moses Grandy, Formerly A Slave.

1844 USD 80.00 - 120.00 USD 900.00
51 Byron, Lord.

Poetical Works. Engraved portrait.

1839 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 720.00
89

The Seminole. Winter Park, Orange Co., Florida.

1880s USD 80.00 - 120.00 USD 720.00
146

Napoleonic Wars. History of the Campaign...Second Edition.

1803 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 660.00
20

Architecture. Group of over 200 original photographic cabinet cards depicting 18th or 19th-century houses.

Circa 1900 USD 250.00 - 350.00 USD 660.00
  • <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until July 31</b>
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Cleveley, Jukes, & Cook - View of Charlotte Sound, New Zealand. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Peron - Platypus. $300 to $600.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Loon & Pitt - Map of the World published 1680 - <I>Orbis Terrarum nova et accuratissima tabula.</i> $5,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Maitres de l'Affiche by MUCHA - La Dame aux Camelias. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until July 31</b>
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Cause - Peony, Crocus, Dog's Tooth Violet. $400 to $800.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Redoute, Folio - Lemmonnier's Iris - Iris Monnieri. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Audubon, Imperial Folio - Common American Deer. $6,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Gould - Cuvier's Toucan (Ramphastos Cuvieri). $5,000 to $8,000.
  • <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul. FROG TEACHER LEADING ELF PUPILS ... Watercolour, c.1920.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> SATO, Gyro. [GENDAI RYOKI SENTAN ZUKAN]. Tokyo : Shinchosa, 1931.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> CARROLL, Lewis. ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. London : Macmillan and Co., 1868.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> FLEMING, Ian and MILLER, Albert. CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG. New York : Random House, 1968.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> PHOENIX. Adelaide : Adelaide University Union, 1939.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> BOWEN, Emmanuel. A complete map of the Southern Continent. London : 1744.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> NORTHFIELD, James. AUSTRALIA. Melbourne : Northfield Studios and J.E. Hackett, c.1935
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Charles Loupot, <i>Les Cigarettes Mekka,</i> 1919. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Plinio Codognato, <i>Cicli Fiat,</i> circa 1910. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> L.N. Britton, <i>Warning! Consider the Possible Consequences,</i> c. 1917. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Leonardo Bistolfi, <i>Première Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs Modernes,</i> 1902. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Leonetto Cappiello, <i>Paquet Pernot / Biscuits Pernot,</i> 1910. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jul 15:</b> Jessie Tarbox Beals, archive of signed photographs, 15 silver prints, c. 1930. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Francesco Nonni, <i>Font Meo / Acqua Minerale Naturale,</i> 1924. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Frederick Winthrop Ramsdell, <i>American Crescent Cycles,</i> 1899. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> <i>Be a Tight Wad! Own Something!</i> designer unknown, 1925. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Candido Aragonese de Faria, <i>Chamonix–Mont–Blanc,</i> c. 1910. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> W.E.J., <i>Irishmen Avenge the Lusitania,</i> c. 1915. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Family photograph album ("The Hughes family Album"), 1957-1962. £30,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, on "my own private doctrine", with a poem, 5 October 1956. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Pen and ink portrait of Ted Hughes, [1956]. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath. Joint autograph letter signed, to William and Edith Hughes, March 1960. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Photographic portrait by David Bailey, inscribed by Plath, 1961, and another press photo. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Tarot de Marseille. Deck of cards owned by Sylvia Plath. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Pair of gold wedding rings. £6,000 to £8,000.
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