Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, 26077, New York

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Auction Date
10/21/2020 - 10/21/2020
Page Size: 261 items in 11 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

The Great Voyages - America.

Frankfurt1590-1592.USD 23,000.00 - 39,000.00USD 31,325.00
2SMITH, JOHN. 1580-1631.

The Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles.

London1624USD 3,100.00 - 4,600.00USD 5,700.00
3[PENN, WILLIAM. 1644-1718.]

The People's Ancient and Just Liberties Asserted: in the Tryal of William Penn, and William Mead.

London1670USD 2,300.00 - 3,900.00USD 3,825.00
4[PENN, WILLIAM. 1644-1718.]

No Cross, No Crown: or several Sober Reasons against Hat-Honour, Titular-Respects....

London1669USD 2,300.00 - 3,900.00Not Sold

Youth's Divine Pastime. In Two Parts. Part I.

New-York1792USD 2,300.00 - 3,900.00USD 3,825.00

Tommy Trip's Pictures of Beasts and Birds, with a familiar Description of each, in Verse and Prose... Published for the Benefit of the little Masters and Misses of the United States of America.

Boston1792USD 3,100.00 - 4,600.00USD 5,075.00

The Trifle-Hunter: or, The Adventures of Prince Bonbennin. A Chinese Tale.

c. 1800.USD 770.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold

A New Discovery of a Vast Country in America, extending above four thousand miles, between New France and New Mexico....

London1698USD 460.00 - 690.00USD 1,657.50
9[FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN. 1706-1790.]

The Pennsylvania Gazette. Containing the freshest Advices, Foreign and Domestic.

Philadelphia1904-10-17USD 1,900.00 - 2,700.00USD 6,075.00

Carved powderhorn belonging to Samuel Gridley, intricately carved in scrimshaw with the fortifications at Fort George,

USD 2,300.00 - 3,900.00USD 6,950.00

Postscript to the Pennsylvania Packet, or, The General Advertiser.

Philadelphia1773USD 1,500.00 - 2,300.00Not Sold

Postscript to the Pennsylvania Packet.

Philadelphia1775USD 1,500.00 - 2,300.00Not Sold

Regulations for the Troops of the Army of the United States.

Philadelphia1779USD 2,300.00 - 3,900.00USD 4,075.00

An Act to recognize and adapt to the Constitution of the Unites States the establishment of the Troops raised under the resolves of the United States Congress assembled....

New York1789USD 1,500.00 - 2,300.00USD 1,912.50

Manuscript document, being an "Abstract of Errors, and of sundry exceptionable charges..." of "Ephraim Blaine as Commissary Gen'l of Forage during the Western Expedition of the Year 1794,"

USD 770.00 - 1,200.00USD 701.25
16MORGAN, GEORGE. 1743-1810.

Autograph Letter Signed ("G. Morgan") to his daughter "Miss Maria Morgan" mentioning the Yellow fever epidemic threatening New York,

USD 930.00 - 1,400.00USD 765.00
17WEBSTER, NOAH. 1758-1843.

A Compendious Dictionary of the English Language.

Hartford & New Haven1806USD 770.00 - 1,200.00USD 3,187.50
18LEWIS, MERIWETHER. 1774-1809; AND WILLIAM CLARK. 1770-1838.

History of the Expedition under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark, to the Sources of the Missouri....

Philadelphia1814USD 2,300.00 - 3,900.00USD 5,700.00

In Congress, July 4th 1776. The Unanimous Declaration of the thirteen United States of America.

Washington1818USD 6,200.00 - 9,300.00USD 16,325.00
20PALMER, JOHN. 1742-1818.

Journal of Travels in the United States of North America, and in Lower Canada, Performed in the Year 1817.

London1818USD 620.00 - 930.00USD 1,657.50

A commemorative bronze bas relief portrait of the Marquis de Lafayette,

USD 770.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,147.50

Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait, to Co-Operate with the Polar Expeditions, Performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom ... in the Years 1825, 26, 27, 28.

London1831USD 540.00 - 770.00USD 956.25

A carved wooden naval figurehead bust of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry,

USD 3,100.00 - 4,600.00USD 9,450.00
24GALLATIN, ALBERT. 1761-1849.

4 items:

USD 930.00 - 1,400.00USD 4,825.00

The Writings of Albert Gallatin. * The Life of Albert Gallatin.

Philadelphia1879, 1880USD 930.00 - 1,400.00USD 1,785.00
  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> MACHIAVELLI, Niccolò. <i>Nicholas Machiavel's Prince. Also, The life of Castruccio Castracani of Lucca…</i> Translated by Edward Dacres. London, 1640. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> FILSON, John. <i>The Discovery, Settlement and present State of Kentucke: and An Essay towards the Topography, and Natural History of that important Country…</i> Wilmington, Del.: James Adams, 1784. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> ELUARD, Paul. <i>Un poeme dans chaque livre.</i> Paris: Louis Broder, 1956. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> LEWIS, James Otto. [<i>Aboriginal Port Folio.</i> Philadelphia: Published by the Author, 1835-1836]. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> [ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS]. BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin. [Southern Netherlands (Ghent or Bruges), c.1460]. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> MORE, Thomas, Sir. <i>The Workes ... wrytten by him in the Englysh tongue.</i> Edited by William Rastell. London, 1557. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. MORRIS, William. <i>Love is Enough.</i> Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, 1897. $5,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> LINCOLN, Abraham. Autograph endorsement signed as President (“A. Lincoln”), 24 February 1863. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> WASHINGTON, George. Address panel with autograph free frank signed ("G:o Washington"), as Commander in Chief of the Continental Army, 5 August 1777. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> GOREY, Edward. <i>The Beastly Baby.</i> N.p.: The Fantod Press, 1962. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> FROST, Robert. Photographic reproduction signed and inscribed ("Robert Frost”), to R.V. Thornton, 1955. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> GOREY, Edward. <i>The Bug Book.</i> New York: Looking Glass Library, 1959. $500 to $700.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Book of Hours with Illuminated Miniatures, France, mid-15th century. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Conradus de Alemania [Halberstadt the Elder], <i>Concordantiae Bibliorum,</i> Strassburg, 1474. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Christopher Marlowe, <i>The Jew of Malta,</i> London, 1633. Earliest extant edition of this antiauthoritarian Elizabethan play. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b><br>Sir Isaac Newton, <i>The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy,</i> first edition in English, 2 volumes, London, 1729. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> John Rae, <i>Narrative of an Expedition to the Shores of the Arctic Sea in 1846 and 1847,</i> first edition, London, 1850. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Philip Pittman, <i>The Present State of the European Settlements on the Mississippi…,</i> first edition, London, 1770. $10,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Cyanotype of an anatomy class at Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1895. $300 to $400.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Equine veterinary formulary, manuscript on paper, East Earl, Pennsylvania, circa 1860. $400 to $600.
  • <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> REGAMEY, Felix (1844-1906). Unique drawing showing Verlaine and Rimbaud in London, September 1872. €70,000 to 100,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> LABORDE, Alexandre de (1773-1842). <i>Voyage pittoresque et historique de l’Espagne.</i> Paris : 1806-1820. €20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> BOCCACE, Jean (1313-1375). <i>Il Decamerone…</i> Venise : Gabriele Giolito di Ferrari, 1542.<br>€ 12,000 to 15,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> LAMBERT, Yvon (1936). Full collection of writings from <i>Une rêverie émanée de mes loisirs.</i> Paris : 1992 - 2018. €50,000 to 70,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> JOUVE, Paul (1878-1973) -- KIPLING, Rudyard (1865-1936). <i>La Chasse de Kaa.</i> Paris : Javal & Bourdeaux, 1930. €2,000 to 3,000
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