Christies: Ansel Adams and the American West: Photographs from the Center for Creative Photography, 19148, New York

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Auction Report
Auction Date
12/10/2019 - 12/10/2019
Page Size: 86 items in 4 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

Grass and Pool, Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite National Park, California, c. 1935

c. 1935, printed probably 1950-1962USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 5,000.00
2ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

Vernal Fall, Yosemite Valley, California, c. 1948

c. 1948, printed probably 1963-1973USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 10,000.00
3ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

Clearing Winter Storm, Yosemite Valley, California, 1938

1938, printed 1978-1984USD 30,000.00 - 50,000.00USD 60,000.00
4ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

Seven images drawn from Parmelian Prints of the High Sierras, 1927

1927USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00USD 12,500.00
5ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

Half Dome, Thunder Cloud, Yosemite National Park, California, c. 1956

c. 1956, printed c. 1960USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 7,500.00
6ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

Forest, Winter, Yosemite Valley, California, 1933

1933, printed probably 1963-1973USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 18,750.00
7ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

Half Dome, Blowing Snow, Yosemite National Park, California, c. 1955

c. 1955, printed 1970sUSD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 22,500.00
8ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

Trees and Cliffs, Yosemite Valley, California, 1954

1954, printed c. 1960USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 6,000.00
9ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

Fern Spring, Late Evening, Yosemite Valley, California, c. 1962

c. 1962, printed probably 1960sUSD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 18,750.00
10ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

High Sierra, Winter, near Big Pine, Inyo County, California, c. 1949

c. 1949, printed probably early 1950sUSD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 10,000.00
11ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

Moon and Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, California, 1960

1960, printed 1970sUSD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 21,250.00
12ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

Frozen Lake and Cliffs, Sierra Nevada, California, 1932

1932, printed 1973-1977USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 16,250.00
13ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

Mount Williamson, Sierra Nevada, from Manzanar, California, 1944

1944, printed 1970sUSD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00USD 20,000.00
14ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

Nevada Fall, Profile, Yosemite Valley, California, c. 1957

c. 1957, printed c. 1960USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00USD 5,625.00
15ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

Cathedral Peak and Lake, Yosemite National Park, California, c. 1960

c. 1960, printed 1960sUSD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 7,500.00
16ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

Shattered Granite, Wawona Road, Yosemite National Park, California, c. 1948

c. 1948, printed 1975USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 8,125.00
17ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

Rocks, Sierra Nevada, c. 1927

c. 1927, printed 1930USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 10,000.00
18ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

Yosemite Valley, Thunderstorm, 1949

1949, printed probably 1950-1962USD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00USD 32,500.00
19ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

Autumn, Yosemite Valley, 1939

1939, printed probably 1963-1973USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 12,500.00
20ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

Water-Worn Rock and Grass, Yosemite National Park, California, c. 1943

c. 1943, printed 1978-1984USD 7,000.00 - 9,000.00USD 5,000.00
21ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

Pool, Yellowstone National Park, 1965

1965, printed probably late 1960sUSD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 4,375.00
22ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

Bridalveil Fall, Yosemite Valley, California, 1927

1927, printed 1970sUSD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00USD 27,500.00
23ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

Half Dome, Storm Light, Yosemite National Park, California, c. 1948

c. 1948, printed probably 1962-1963USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 11,875.00
24ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

The Golden Gate before the Bridge, San Francisco, California, 1932

1932, printed 1970sUSD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 22,500.00
25ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

Surf Sequence 1, c. 1940

c. 1940, printed 1970sUSD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 8,750.00
  • <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Leon TOLSTOÏ. <i>Anna Karenina.</i> Moscou, 1878. First and full edition of the Russian novel, in the author’s language.<br>Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Mark TWAIN. <i>Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade).</i> New York, 1885. First American edition.<br>Est. 5 000 / 6 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Walt WHITMAN. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn, New York, 1856. Second edition gathering 32 poems. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Karen BLIXEN. <i>Out of Africa.</i> Londres, 1937. First edition in the UK, before Danish translation and American release.<br>Est. 1 500 / 2 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Ernest HEMINGWAY. <i>A Farewell to Arms.</i> New York, 1929. First edition with $2.50 on the dust and A on the copyright page.<br>Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Ulysses.</i> Paris, Shakespeare and Company, 1922. First edition published by Sylvia Beach. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Dubliners.</i> Londres, 1914. First edition. Nice copy in publisher’s cardboard. Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Franz KAFKA. 8 novels in German first edition, published in München, Leipzig and Berlin 1916-1931. Est. from 300 / 400 to 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> David Herbert LAWRENCE. <i>Lady Chatterley's Lover.</i> Florence, 1928. Privately printed first edition. Est. 4 000 / 5 000 €
    John STEINBECK. <i>The Grapes of Wrath.</i> New York, 1939. First edition. Nice copy with $2.75 on the cover. Est. 1 000 / 1 200 €
  • <center><b>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana<br>February 20, 2020</b>
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Harriet Tubman Cabinet Card by H.S. Squyer, Auburn, NY, 1892. $10,000 to $15,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Scarce <i>Events of the Tulsa Disaster,</i> First Edition, 1922. $4,000 to $6,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Unpublished CDV of Frederick Douglass by Benjamin F. Smith, 1864. $3,000 to $5,000
    <center><b>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana<br>February 20, 2020</b>
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> California Imprint of <i>President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation</i> Broadside, 1864. $10,000 to $15,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> John C.H. Grabill Cabinet Card of Buffalo Soldier Wearing Buffalo Coat, ca 1886. $8,000 to $10,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Rare <i>What Mrs. Fisher Knows About Old Southern Cooking,</i> 2nd Cookbook Published by African American. $6,000 to $8,000
    <center><b>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana<br>February 20, 2020</b>
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Frederick Douglass Walking Stick, 1888. $3,000 to $5,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Only Known Slave Narrative Published Independently in California, <i>Life and Adventures of James Williams.</i> $2,000 to $4,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Rare First Edition of History of Black Literature, Abbé Grégoire <i>De La Littérature des Nègres</i>. $2,500 to $3,000
    <center><b>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana<br>February 20, 2020</b>
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> African American Soldier and Medal of Honor Winner Christian A. Fleetwood CDV, PLUS. $8,000 to $10,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Jack Johnson vs. Jim Jeffries Pennant, 1910 Reno, Nevada. $2,000 to $4,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Joe Gans Photograph at 1906 Goldfield, Nevada Fight by Percy Dana. $600 to $800
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Jane Austen, <i>Sense and Sensibility: A Novel, By a Lady,</i> 3 volumes, London, 1811. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Virginia Woolf, <i>Kew Gardens,</i> limited edition, signed by Woolf & Bell, London, 1927. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> <i>[Arabian Nights],</i> Calcutta II version, 4 volumes, Calcutta & London, 1839-1842. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Princess Diana, 6 ALS to <i>Harper’s Bazaar</i> editor, anticipating Christie’s sale of her dresses for charity, 1995-97. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Jane Austen, <i>Emma,</i> first edition, London, 1816. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Hirohito & Nagako, Emperor & Empress of Japan, 2 photographs signed, showing Nagako in kimono & obi bearing the imperial seal. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Princess Diana, 6 autograph letters signed to <i>Harper’s Bazaar</i> editor Elizabeth Tilberis, anticipating Christie’s announcement of a sale of her dresses for charity, 1995-97. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Sarojini Naidu, complete galley proof of <i>The Broken Wing</i> signed with several holograph pages & an autograph letter signed to writer Edmund Gosse, 1916. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Fernando Pessoa, <i>Mensagem,</i> first edition, presentation copy, signed & inscribed, Lisbon, 1934. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Graham Greene, <i>The Basement Room,</i> first edition, Greene’s personal copy, signed with annotations throughout, London, 1935. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Abraham Lincoln, partly-printed document signed, call for troops issued during America’s first national draft just days before the NYC draft riots, 1863. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b><br><i>Les Chansons de Bilitis</i> by Pierre Louÿs, illustrated by George Barbier & F.L. Schmied, Paris, 1922. $8,000 to $12,000.
  • <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Helvelius. Two Autograph Letters Signed to Francis Aston, Royal Society Secretary, noting his feud with Robert Hooke, 5 pp total, 1685. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Newton, Isaac. Autograph manuscript on God, 4 pp, c.1710, "In the beginning was the Word...."?$100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. First edition, first issue. Untrimmed copy in contemporary boards. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Lincoln, Abraham. Signed photograph, beardless portrait with Civil War provenance. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> IMPEACHMENT. Original engrossed copy of the first Andrew Johnson impeachment resolution vote. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Mucha, Alphonse. 11 original pencil drawings for?<i>Andelicek z Baroku,</i> "Litte Baroque Angel," Prague, 1929. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Einstein, Albert. Annotated Galley Proofs for <i>The Meaning of Relativity.</i> 1921. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Silverstein, Shel. Original maquette for <i>The Giving Tree,</i> 34 original drawings. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Roth, Philip. Typed Manuscript with substantial autograph corrections for an unpublished sequel to <i>The Breast.</i> $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Taupin, Bernie. Autograph Manuscript, the original draft of lyrics for Elton John's "Candle in the Wind," 2 pp, 1973. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> HARVEY, WILLIAM. <i>De Motu Cordis et Sanguinis in Animalibus Anatomica Exercitatio.</i> Padua: 1643. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> CESALPINO, ANDREA. <i>Peripateticarum Quaestionum Libri Quinque.</i> Venice: 1571. $30,000 to $40,000.
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