Arader Galleries: Audubon, Natural History Prints, Rare Books and Maps, 12321, New York City

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
01/23/2021 - 01/23/2021
Page Size: 180 items in 8 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1AUDUBON, John James

A Genius Composition and The Most Desirable of Audubon"s Extinct Birds, The Carolina Parrot, Plate 26

London1827-1838. USD 125,000.00 - 175,000.00USD 132,000.00
2AUDUBON, John James

Audubon Barred Owl, Plate 46

London1827-1838. USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00USD 21,600.00
3AUDUBON, John James

Audubon, Red Tailed Hawk, Plate 51

London1827-1838. USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 8,400.00
4AUDUBON, John James

Audubon Great Horned Owl - No matter where you are standing the eyes of these two Owls will follow you around the room.

London1827-1838. USD 40,000.00 - 60,000.00USD 31,200.00
5AUDUBON, John James

Audubon, Passenger Pigeon - One of the Great Extinct Birds

London1827-1838. USD 22,000.00 - 32,000.00USD 18,000.00
6AUDUBON, John James

Audubon, Ivory-Billed Woodpecker, Plate 66 - Property of a Private Collection.

London1827-1838. USD 9,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 7,800.00
7AUDUBON, John James

Audubon, Fish Hawk - Deckeled with uncut margins.

London1827-1838. USD 145,000.00 - 175,000.00USD 120,000.00
8AUDUBON, John James

Audubon’s “Snowy Owl” is one of the most desirable images from his monumental Birds of America

London1827-1838. USD 175,000.00 - 250,000.00USD 175,000.00
9AUDUBON, John James

Audubon, Mississippi Kite, Plate 117

London1827-1838. USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 5,100.00
10AUDUBON, John James

Audubon, White Crowned Pigeon, Plate 177

London1827-1838. USD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00USD 18,000.00
11AUDUBON, John James

Audubon, Black-Billed Cuckoo, Plate 32.

London1827-1838. USD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00USD 14,400.00
12AUDUBON, John James

Audubon, Glossy Ibis, Plate 387

London1827-1838. USD 18,000.00 - 25,000.00USD 28,800.00
13AUDUBON, John James

Audubon, Booby Gannet, Plate 207

London1827-1838. USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 10,200.00
14AUDUBON, John James

Audubon, Black Backed Gull, Plate 241

London1827-1838. USD 4,000.00 - 7,000.00USD 6,600.00
15AUDUBON, John James

Audubon, Snowy Heron or White Egret, Plate 242

London1827-1838. USD 175,000.00 - 250,000.00USD 288,000.00
16AUDUBON, John James

Audubon, Long-Tailed or Dusky Grous, Plate 361

London1827-1838. USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 3,600.00
17AUDUBON, John James

Audubon, Rock Grous, Plate 368

London1827-1838. USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 3,900.00
18AUDUBON, John James

Adubon, Brown Pelican, Plate 421

London1827-1838. USD 75,000.00 - 100,000.00USD 109,200.00
19AUDUBON, John James

Audubon, California Vulture, Plate 426

London1827-1838. USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00USD 18,000.00
20HOOKER, Sir William Jackson and FITCH, Walter Hood

Hooker & Fitch's Victoria Regia - One of the most celebrated plants from this period was the water-lily Victoria Amazonica

London1851USD 25,000.00 - 35,000.00USD 14,400.00
21THORNTON, Robert J.

Thornton, The Night-Blooming Cereus

London1799-1807.USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00USD 4,800.00
22THORNTON, Robert J.

Thornton, The Nodding Renealmia

London1799-1807.USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00USD 3,600.00
23THORNTON, Robert J.

Thornton, The American Cowslip

London1799-1807.USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00USD 3,900.00
24THORNTON, Robert J.

Thornton, A Group of Auriculas

London1799-1807.USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 3,900.00
25THORNTON, Robert J.

Thornton, The Pontic Rhododendron

London1799-1807.USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 3,900.00
  • <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 54. Fanciful engraving of earth's interior with magma core and errupting volcanoes (1682). $1500 to $1800.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 165. Rare state of Jefferys' influential map of New England in contemporary color (1755). $8000 to $9500.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 177. Mouzon's foundation map of the Carolinas (1775). $10000 to $13000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 183. Very rare first state of De Fer's map of the Lower Mississippi Valley (1715). $20000 to $25000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 253. Scarce Scottish edition based on Ellicott's plan of Washington, D.C. (1796). $2400 to $3000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 313. Stunning view of Philadelphia by John Bachmann (1850). $3250 to $4250.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 338. Rare Civil War map based on Bucholtz map of Virginia (1862). $9500 to $12000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 667. First map to accurately show Luzon in Philippines (1590). $6000 to $7500.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 682. Rare map of Shanghai International Settlement published just after WWI (1918). $7000 to $9000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 738. Coronelli's superb map of the Pacific showing the Island of California (1697) Est. $2400 - $3000
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 743. A cornerstone piece in the mapping of Australia and New Zealand (1726) Est. $6000 - $7500
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 781. An uncommon signature during Jefferson's Governorship of Virginia (1779) Est. $9500 - $11000
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Collection of a Connoisseur:<br>History in Manuscript, Part 2<br>27 April 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Ronald Reagan. Series of 37 letters to Senator George Murphy, and related material, 1968-90. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Chaim Weizmann. Autograph letter signed, to General Sir Gilbert Clayton, 6 September 1918. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Sir Winston Churchill. Autograph letter signed, to Pamela, Lady Lytton, 1942. £20,000 to $30,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Collection of a Connoisseur:<br>History in Manuscript, Part 2<br>27 April 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Oscar Wilde. Five autograph letters signed, to Alsager Vian, 1887. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Napoleon I. Letter signed to Admiral Ganteaume, ordering the invasion of England, 22 August 1805. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Horatio, Viscount Nelson, and Emma Hamilton. Two autograph letter signed, to Catherine and George Matcham, 1805. £6,000 to £8,000.
  • <center><b>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>Timed auction, April 29</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1032. RATZER, BERNARD. Plan of the City of New York in North America, surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1011. [BROADSIDE]. Life, Last Words and Dying Confession, of Rachel Wall... $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1055. BEATON, CECIL. Scrapbook prepared by Cecil Beaton over the period 1935-1944, with some later inclusions. $800 to $1,200.
    <center><b>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>Timed auction, April 29</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1051. ADDAMS, CHARLES. Original drawing "I hope the power doesn't go out until after Masterpiece Theatre." $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1037. The Campaign Speeches of Nixon of Kennedy, inscribed to William Safire by Richard Nixon and secretarially for John Kennedy. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1036. Celebration of the Commencement of Work on Rapid Transit Railroad. March 24th 1900, one o'clock, City Hall Park, New York. $200 to $300.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1005. 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers signed baseball including Jackie Robinson. $3,000 to $5,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Frances Palmer, <i>Battle of Buena Vista,</i> chromolithograph, New York, 1847. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Antonio Colmenero de Ledesma, the earliest publication concerned solely with chocolate, first edition, Madrid, 1631. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Romans Bernard, <i>An Exact View of the Late Battle at Charlestown, June 17th, 1775,</i> engraving, 1776. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> <i>A Short Narrative of the Horrid Massacre in Boston,</i> English edition, London, 1770. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> William Soule, <i>Lodge of the Plains Indians,</i> albumen print, 1872. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Manuscript document to enforce New York’s “Agreement of Non-Importation” during the heyday of the Sons of Liberty, New York, 1769. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Clarence Mackenzie, <i>Drummer Boy of the 13th Regiment of Brooklyn,</i> salt print with applied color, 1861. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Moses Lopez, <i>A Lunar Calendar,</i> first Jewish calendar published in America, Newport, RI, 1806. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b><br>The Book of Mormon, first edition, Palmyra, 1830. $30,000 to $40,000.
  • <center><b>Doyle<br>Stage & Screen<br>Auction April 28</b>
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 12. OKLAHOMA! Celeste Holm's vocal score for Oklahoma! inscribed by Richard Rodgers. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 20. WILSON, DOOLEY. Fine inscribed photograph to Celeste Holm with Casablanca reference. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 79. Original production script of the Broadway musical CATS with notes written by Claude Tessier. $600 to $900.
    <center><b>Doyle<br>Stage & Screen<br>Auction April 28</b>
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 139. STEPHEN SONDHEIM. Autographed musical manuscript signed for "Broadway Baby" from Follies. $500 to $800.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 180.<br>Cecil Beaton. Headdress for Liza at the Ball, from My Fair Lady, circa 1962. $700 to $900.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 177.<br>Cecil Beaton. Set Design for The Gainsborough Girls, 1951. $2,000 to $3,000.
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