Auction Reports

Early American

Auction Info

Auction Name
History Auction
Auction Date
06/11/2022 - 06/11/2022
Sale Number
#61122
Total Lots
283
Sold Lots
265
Lots Sold
93.64%
Unsold Lots
18
Total Sales (USD)
119,873.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
116,875.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
158,020.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
131,545.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
176,990.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
67.73%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
247

c. 1785 Death of Captain JAMES COOK in Hawaii

c.1785 USD 2,800.00 - 3,200.00 USD 2,860.00
293

c 1760 Superb Hand-Colored American Northeast Map

c.1760 USD 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 2,600.00
16 JOHN FITCH,

JOHN FITCH Signed 1778 Revolutionary War Bond

1778 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 2,600.00
225

1840 Letter Mentions Ship AMISTAD Slave Revolt !

c.1840 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 2,340.00
76

PAUL REVERE 1766 Almanac Woodcut Eclipse Engraving

1766 USD 1,800.00 - 2,400.00 USD 2,340.00
87

1750 Colonial Newport, RI. Ships Bill of Lading

1750 USD 500.00 - 600.00 USD 1,950.00
289

1746 MAP OF THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE By Homann

1746 USD 1,800.00 - 2,400.00 USD 1,820.00
290

1755 Map of North America by De Vaugondy

1755 USD 1,600.00 - 1,800.00 USD 1,820.00
216

Four NEW YORK HERALD Lincoln Assassination Issues

1865 USD 1,800.00 - 2,400.00 USD 1,560.00
102

c. 1717 William Bradford American WOODBLOCK Plate

c.1717 USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,560.00
131

Colonial Currency RI May 1786 Uncut Double Sheet

1786 USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,560.00
99

1796 Library Company of Philadelphia 15s Receipt

1796 USD 500.00 - 600.00 USD 1,430.00
248

1805 Etching: The Death of Admiral Lord Nelson..!

1805 USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 USD 1,300.00
148

Female Civil War Soldiers BIRTH ON PICKET DUTY !

1863 USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 USD 1,300.00
203

April 15, 1865 New York Times Lincoln Shot

1865 USD 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,170.00
239

1865 Photographic Collage of EMANCIPATION LEADERS

1865 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,170.00
220

Abe Lincoln 1871-72 Turner Essays Card Proof Set

1871 USD 1,000.00 - 1,400.00 USD 1,105.00
227

1849 Rare Printed Richmond, VA Slave Bill of Sale

1849 USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 1,105.00
190

1861 Civil War Poem: Calhouns Dream of Secession

1861 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,040.00
224

1838 Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society Annual Report

1838 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,040.00
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