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Auction Info

Auction Name
Americana Rare Books, Maps, Prints and Photos
Auction Date
07/17/2021 - 07/17/2021
Sale Number
#208644
Total Lots
200
Sold Lots
95
Lots Sold
47.50%
Unsold Lots
105
Total Sales (USD)
91,531.25
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
128,000.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
163,475.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
324,070.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
410,075.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
22.32%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
2 FRANKLIN, Benjamin.

Experiments and Observations on Electricity.

1774 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 4,500.00
83 DE BRAHM, William Gerard (1717-99)

Caroline meridionale et partie de la Georgie Par le Chevr.

1777 USD 7,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 4,375.00
73 SEUTTER, Matthäus (1678-1757)

[New York & New England] Recens Edita totius Novi Belgii, in America Septentrionali siti, delineatio cura et sumtibus Matthæi Seutteri, Sac.

circa 1740 USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 3,875.00
133 [CURTIS, Edward Sheriff (1868-1952)

Wolf Lies Down - Apsaroke.

1907-1930 USD 6,000.00 - 7,500.00 USD 3,750.00
196 BODMER, Karl (1809-1893)

Sih-Chidä & Mahchsi-Karehde.

1839-1842 USD 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 3,250.00
190 BODMER, Karl (1809-1893)

Camp of the Gros Ventres of the Prairies on the upper Missouri.

1839-1842 USD 5,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 3,125.00
200 BODMER, Karl (1809-1893)

Péhriska-Rúhpa.

1839-1842 USD 5,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 3,125.00
15 [BEVERLEY, Robert (c.1673-c.1722)]

The History and Present State of Virginia, in four parts ...

1705 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 3,125.00
189 BODMER, Karl (1809-1893)

Assiniboin Indians.

1839-1842 USD 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 3,000.00
191 BODMER, Karl (1809-1893)

Idols of the Mandan Indians.

1839-1842 USD 3,500.00 - 4,000.00 USD 2,625.00
198 BODMER, Karl (1809-1893)

Herds of Bisons and Elks on the upper Missouri.

1839-1842 USD 4,250.00 - 4,750.00 USD 2,625.00
197 BODMER, Karl (1809-1893)

Indian Utensils and Arms.

1841 USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 2,500.00
47

WAR OF 1812, Treaty of Ghent.

1815 USD 3,000.00 - 3,750.00 USD 2,000.00
51 MICHAUX, François-André (1770-1855) and Thomas NUTTALL (1786-1859)

The North American Sylva; or, a description of the forest trees of the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia.

1871 USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 2,000.00
194 BODMER, Karl (1809-1893)

[Mouth of the Fox River (Indiana)]

1839-1842 USD 3,000.00 - 3,500.00 USD 1,875.00
40 [TOCQUEVILLE, Alexis de (1805-1859)]

[Four manuscript letters from Tocqueville to John Stuart Mill (3) and Henry Reeve (1), written in the hand of Gustave de Beaumont evidently in preparation for his edition of Tocqueville's Oeuvres]

1839-1849 USD 2,500.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,875.00
192 BODMER, Karl (1809-1893)

Mexkemahuastan.

1839-1842 USD 2,500.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,562.50
90 TANNER, Henry Schenck (1786-1858)

Illinois and Missouri by H.

1825 USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,500.00
187 BODMER, Karl (1809-1893)

Pachtüwa-Chtä.

1839-1842 USD 2,500.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,500.00
172 LAUGIER, Jean Nicolas (1785-1875); after Leon COGNIET (1794-1880)

Washington.

1839 USD 1,200.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,437.50
  • <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.
  • <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
  • <center><b>The Transatlantic Book Fair<br>July 22-27, 2021</b>
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>Comedies, Histories and Tragedies. Published according to the true originall copies.</i> London, Tho Cotes, for Robert Allot, 1632.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> STAHL, Augusto. <i>Panorama of Rio de Janiero.</i> c.1859. 3-part albumen print panorama (266 x 1186mm.).
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> WILDE, Oscar. <i>Lady Windermere's Fan</i>. London: Elkin Mathews & John Lane, 1893. Presentation copy.
    <center><b>The Transatlantic Book Fair<br>July 22-27, 2021</b>
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> DE TOCQUEVILLE, Alexis. <i>De la Democratie en Amerique.</i> Paris: Pagnerre, 1850. Thirteenth Edition. Presentation copy.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> CHAUDRON, A[delaide] de V[endel]. <i>Chaudron’s Spelling Book.</i> Mobile (AL): S.H. Goetzel, 1865.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> SAINT CHER, Hugh of. <i>Commentary on Peter Lombard’s Sentences, with the Abridgement of the Sentences.</i> Eastern France, illuminated manuscript., first half of the fifteenth century.
    <center><b>The Transatlantic Book Fair<br>July 22-27, 2021</b>
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> LANE, Thomas. <i>The Crystal Palace.</i> London, 1851.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> B[ULWER], J[ohn]. <i>Anthropometamorphosis: man transform’d: or, the artificiall changling historically presented…</i> London: William Hunt, 1653.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> VOLTAIRE, François-Marie Arouet de. <i>Oeuvres de M. de Voltaire.</i> Dresden, George-Conrad Walther (i.e. Leipzig, Breitkopf), 1748-1750.
    <center><b>The Transatlantic Book Fair<br>July 22-27, 2021</b>
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> HAWKING, Stephen & Leonard Mlodinow. <i>The Grand Design.</i> London: Bantam Books, 2011.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> FIELDS, James T. <i>Yesterdays with Authors.</i> With fine manuscript letter by Charles Dickens, and autograph letters from Forster, Landor, Mitford and others.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> <i>Kit, the Arkansas Traveller Broadside.</i> Chromolithograph.
  • <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.
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