• <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> C.F. Payne, <i>Micawber—Imitating Norman Rockwell's "Triple self-portrait,"</i> acrylic, watercolor & colored pencil, 2002. Sold June 2021 for $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Jane Russell, archive of letters written during a whaling voyage, 1840s. Sold July 2021 for $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Guild of Women Binders, exhibition binding of A.F. Pollard’s <i>Henry VIII,</i> London, 1902. Sold July 2021 for $12,350.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Robert Frost, <i>Collected Poems,</i> author’s presentation copy, signed, with entirety of <i>Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening</i> inscribed, NY, 1930. Sold June 2021 for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> James Joyce, <i>Ulysses,</i> deluxe limited issue, signed, London, 1936. Sold June 2021 for $21,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Mercator [family], <i>[World and Continents],</i> 5 double-page maps, Amsterdam, c. 1633. Sold June 2021 for $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> George Schlegel, <i>New York, Taken from Central Park,</i> hand-finished color-tinted lithograph, 1874. Sold June 2021 for $11,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Nicolaus Copernicus, <i>De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium,</i> second edition, Basel, 1566. Sold April 2021 for $75,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Book of Hours, Use of Utrecht, illuminated manuscript, c. 1435-45. Sold April 2021 for $60,000.
  • <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>September 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 20. ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY. Letter to the editors of the Boston Atlas on slavery and its political ramifications, 1842. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 208. HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. <i>A Farewell To Arms.</i> New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First edition. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 237. ADDAMS, CHARLES. Original drawing "Now Remember-act casual." $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>September 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 4. SMITH, ADAM. <i>An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations.</i> Philadelphia, 1789. The first American edition. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 131. BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VON. <i>Cinquieme Sinfonie en ut mineur: C Moll de Louis Van Beethoven. Oeuvre 67.</i> First edition of the complete score. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 73. Chinese Export Painting. Album of twenty-three original Chinese natural history studies of flowers and insects. Likely Canton: circa 1850. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>September 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 241. GOREY, EDWARD. Original drawing "Cat Drawing Wallpaper." Signed in Pencil in lower right margin. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 36. LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. Autograph note signed instructing Edwin Stanton to meet with the important African American abolitionist and officer Martin Delany. [Washington:] 21 February 1865. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 112. JONSON, BEN. <i>Workes</i>. London: William Stansby, 1616; Together with <i>Workes.</i> London: Richard Meighen,1640-41. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 161. STURGIS, LEE. <i>Salmon Fishing on Cain River, New Brunswick.</i> (Chicago:) Privately printed (for the author by Ralph Fletcher Seymour), 1919. First edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
  • <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Rosellini (Ippolito). <i>I Monumenti dell Egitto e Della Nubia,</i> Plate Volumes 1, 11 & 111, 3 vols. Elephant folio. €50,000 to €80,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Curtis (William), 1746 - 179, & other Editors. <i>The Botanical Magazine: or, The Flower Garden Displayed.</i> London 1793 - 1982-83. Together 184 vols. [with] other botanical material. €30,000 to €40,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Berkeley (George). <i>A Treatise Concerning the principles of Human Knowledge, wherein the chief Causes of Error and Difficulty in the Sciences…</i> Part I, Dublin, 1710 Rare First Edn. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Ruskin (John). A large finely executed Pencil Drawing, captioned <i>Oxford Cathedral, The Choir,</i> & Signed 'J. Ruskin Ch. Ch. 1838. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Sir Edward L. Lutyens. Howth Castle Plans: A Series of 10 Original Architects Drawings and Sketches, Alterations and Additions for J.C. Gaisford St. Lawrence, County Dublin, Ireland. €8,000 to €12,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Newman (Rev. Fr. John Henry, later Cardinal, now Saint) A very good collection of 24 A.L.S. to [Thomas] Gaisford of the Gaisford St. Lawrence family of Howth Castle. €10,000 to €15,000.
    <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Manuscript Atlas: Hodges, Smith & Co. <i>The Estate of the Rt. Hon. the Earl of Howth Situate in the County of Dublin,</i> lg. atlas folio Dublin (Hodges, Smith & Co.) 1863. €4,000 to €6,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Anon. <i>Herbolario Volgare: nel quale se dimostra conoscer le herbe et le sue vrtu…</i> Sm. 8vo Venice (Gio Maria Palamides) 1539. €3,000 to €4,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Baron (Caesar). <i>Annales Ecclesiastici</i>. [With] <i>Annalium Ecclesiasticorum Caesaris Baronii... Apparatus.</i> [With] <i>Index Universalis Rerum Omnium</i> [and one other]. 38 vols total. €1,500 to €2,000.
    <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Log Books of Three British Warships. Three folio Volumes, containing meticulously arranged logs of the voyages of Royal Navy Ships from 1876 – 1881. €1,200 to €1,800.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Walpole (Robert). <i>Memoirs Relating to European and Asiatic Turkey,</i> lg. 4to Lond. 1817. €1,000 to €1,500.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Bosio (Antonio). <i>Roma Sotteranea,</i> Opera Postuma. Large thick folio Rome (Guglielmo Facciotti) 1632. €1,000 to €1,500.

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Auction Info

Auction Name
Antiques and Fine Furnishings
Auction Date
08/02/2021 - 08/02/2021
Sale Number
#80221
Total Lots
25
Sold Lots
18
Lots Sold
72.00%
Unsold Lots
7
Total Sales (USD)
3,751.50
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
3,350.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
6,625.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
4,475.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
8,850.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
42.39%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
56 Käthe Kollwitz (Germany, 1867-1945)

Kinderkopf (Lotte)

1925 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 922.50
131 William Hacke and Robert Morden

17th C. map promoting Scotland's "Darien Scheme" in Panama, rare first edition, 1699

1699 USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 799.50
62 John Sloan (American, 1871 - 1951)

Girl Seated

USD 250.00 - 500.00 USD 338.25
238 Wako Shuji (b. 1953)

three framed works, "Gyroscope"; "Origami", along with "Optical Illusion"

USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 276.75
215

Sheet music, mostly early - mid 20th C., 150+ pieces

USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 215.25
252 Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese 1786-1865)

ASIAN: Japanese color woodblock prints, including three by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese 1786-1865)

USD 125.00 - 225.00 USD 184.50
137

Globe of earth with stone and shell inlaid continents, affixed on brushed copper-tone metal stand

USD 150.00 - 300.00 USD 153.75
229 Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese 1786-1865)

"Honcho in Yokohama" (Yokohama Honcho no zu) depicts market stalls near bay

USD 150.00 - 300.00 USD 153.75
260 Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese, 1786-1865)

color woodblock print, strolling woman, two puppies alongside her

USD 75.00 - 150.00 USD 123.00
19 after Henry Constantine Richter illustrations for ornithologist John Gould

Six matted reproduction prints of hummingbirds, six different species featured with flowers or trees

c. 1850s USD 50.00 - 100.00 USD 92.25
72 After Ambroise Louis Ganeray (France, 1783-1857)

two framed aquatints, the first "Vue de New York", landscape with many people throughout shows an inlet and harbor; and "Vue de Boston", depicts a harbor scene with many boats throughout

USD 125.00 - 250.00 USD 92.25
202 Claude Weisbuch (France, 1927-2014)

lithograph, circus scene with performers on horses

USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 92.25
36 Mucha style

EPHEMERA: Mucha style postcards, thirty-one pieces

early 20th C. USD 50.00 - 100.00 USD 61.50
141

Replogle Lunar Globe, with clear plastic stand, surface of moon with various topographical elements labeled like craters, mountains, seas, etc.

USD 75.00 - 150.00 USD 61.50
233

ASIAN: Pair of Chinese framed calligraphic inscriptions with seal impressions on paper,

modern/20th C., USD 50.00 - 100.00 USD 61.50
255

ASIAN: Japanese woodblock print, depicts samurai in interior setting, large paper lantern at upper left

USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 61.50
295 Laurence Barrett; Adolph Dehn.; Frederick Ferris,

Three 20th C. prints: "Malpais", 1947; Jimmy Savo, 1945; Dime Museum (Burlesque), 1940

1947, 1945, 1940 USD 100.00 - 250.00 USD 30.75
58 Philip Kappel (American, 1901-1981)

Curiosity, etching, depicts three boats on water, one figure facing oncoming sailboat, departing rowboat

USD 50.00 - 100.00 USD 30.75
292 Thomas Hoyne (Mass., 1924-1989);

Twelve prints, the first a proof print of a seascape painting by Thomas Hoyne (Mass., 1924-1989) sailboat scene

USD 100.00 - 200.00 Not Sold
51 Currier & Ives (American publisher, 1835-1907)

American Choice Fruits, 1869

1869 USD 400.00 - 800.00 Not Sold
  • <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> ZEILER, Martin - <i>Topographiae Italiae.</i> Francoforte: Mattheus Merian, 1688. €3,500 to €4,500.
    <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> HAMILTON, William, Sir -- HANCARVILLE, Pierre-Francois HUGUES - Collection of Etruscan, Greek and Roman Antiquities from the Cabinet of the Hon. William Hamilton. Napoli: Francois Morelli, 1766-67. €38,000 to €48,000.
    <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> [ASTRONOMIA] - Manoscritto astronomico. Italia: 1650. €1,000 to €1,500.
    <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> DALI, Salvador - <i>Biblia Sacra vulgatae editionis.</i> Edizione “Ad Personam” Milano: Rizzoli, 1967. €40,000 to €60,000.
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