Cowans Auctions: American Historical Ephemera and Photography, 62521, Cincinnati

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
06/25/2021 - 06/25/2021
Page Size: 408 items in 17 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1

The London Magazine: Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer.

London1754USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
2[FRANKLIN, Benjamin (1706-1790)].

The Pennsylvania Chronicle, and Universal Advertiser. Vol. I, No. 24

Philadelphia1767USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 704.00
3DICKINSON, John (1732–1808)].

Boston Chronicle. Vol. 1, Nos. 1-3, 5, 7-9, 12.

Boston 1767-1768.USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
4

The Pennsylvania Gazette. No. 2146

Philadelphia1770USD 1,200.00 - 1,600.00Not Sold
5WASHINGTON, George (1732-1799)].

The London Chronicle. Vol. XXXVIII, No. 29

London1775USD 600.00 - 800.00USD 384.00
6

The St. James's Chronicle: British Evening-Post. No. 2492

London1777USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 480.00
7

Archive of 8 documents regarding British Forces during the American Revolution, comprising:

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 8,125.00
8

The Pennsylvania Gazette, and Weekly Advertiser. No. 2648

Philadelphia1781USD 1,200.00 - 1,600.00USD 813.00
9

Parker's General Advertiser, and Morning Intelligencer. No. 2166

London1783USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 256.00
10[HOLTEN, Dr. Samuel (1738-1816)].

An archive of letters related to Danvers, Massachusetts, physician and statesman Dr. Samuel Holten, comprising:

USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 46,875.00
11

Collection of 14 autographs of signers of the Declaration of Independence and US Constitution.

USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 5,483.00
12MORRIS, Robert (1734-1806).

Land indenture signed ("Robt. Morris").

Philadelphia1795USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 419.00
13[FRANKLIN, Benjamin (1706-1790)].

Gazette of the United States. Vol. II, No. 109

New York1790USD 700.00 - 900.00USD 480.00
14[HAMILTON, Alexander (1755 or 1757-1804)].

The death of Alexander Hamilton covered in 2 issues of The Balance, and Columbian Repository. Vol. III, Nos. 29 and 31.

Hudson, NY1803 and 1804.USD 900.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
15[MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY].

Mutiny of the HMS Bounty covered in 2 issues of the Northampton Mercury. Vol. LXXI.

Northampton1790USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 512.00
16

Supplement to the Royal Gazette and the Jamaica Courant. Vol. XXVIII, No. 13

Kingston1806USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
17

Group of 5 newspapers documenting the establishment of the United States Military Academy at West Point.

USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 531.00
18[WAR OF 1812] PEIRCE, A.B., artist.

Commemorative presentation display of illustrations featuring the USS Constitution and its commander, Captain Isaac Hull (1773-1843).

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 2,375.00
19

Sixth plate daguerreotype of triple armed Union cavalry private.

N.p.ca early 1860s.USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 2,813.00
19

Sixth plate daguerreotype of triple armed Union cavalry private.

N.p.ca early 1860s.USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00Not Sold
20

Quarter plate ruby ambrotype of a 14th New York Militia private holding a bayonetted rifle.

N.p.ca 1860-1861.USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 903.00
21

Quarter plate tintype and CDV of Private Henry C. Mathewson, Co. E, 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery.

USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 594.00
22

Quarter plate ruby ambrotype of Union cavalry bugler with saber.

N.p.1860s.USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 4,063.00
23

Quarter plate ambrotype of Union infantry private seated in a studio.

N.p.ca 1861-1862.USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 281.00
24

Quarter plate tintype of bearded Union cavalry private.

N.p.ca 1860s.USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 313.00
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Family photograph album ("The Hughes family Album"), 1957-1962. £30,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, on "my own private doctrine", with a poem, 5 October 1956. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Pen and ink portrait of Ted Hughes, [1956]. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath. Joint autograph letter signed, to William and Edith Hughes, March 1960. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Photographic portrait by David Bailey, inscribed by Plath, 1961, and another press photo. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Tarot de Marseille. Deck of cards owned by Sylvia Plath. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Pair of gold wedding rings. £6,000 to £8,000.
  • <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until July 31</b>
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Cleveley, Jukes, & Cook - View of Charlotte Sound, New Zealand. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Peron - Platypus. $300 to $600.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Loon & Pitt - Map of the World published 1680 - <I>Orbis Terrarum nova et accuratissima tabula.</i> $5,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Maitres de l'Affiche by MUCHA - La Dame aux Camelias. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until July 31</b>
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Cause - Peony, Crocus, Dog's Tooth Violet. $400 to $800.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Redoute, Folio - Lemmonnier's Iris - Iris Monnieri. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Audubon, Imperial Folio - Common American Deer. $6,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Gould - Cuvier's Toucan (Ramphastos Cuvieri). $5,000 to $8,000.
  • <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul. FROG TEACHER LEADING ELF PUPILS ... Watercolour, c.1920.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> SATO, Gyro. [GENDAI RYOKI SENTAN ZUKAN]. Tokyo : Shinchosa, 1931.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> CARROLL, Lewis. ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. London : Macmillan and Co., 1868.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> FLEMING, Ian and MILLER, Albert. CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG. New York : Random House, 1968.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> PHOENIX. Adelaide : Adelaide University Union, 1939.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> BOWEN, Emmanuel. A complete map of the Southern Continent. London : 1744.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> NORTHFIELD, James. AUSTRALIA. Melbourne : Northfield Studios and J.E. Hackett, c.1935
  • <center><b>The Transatlantic Book Fair<br>July 22-27, 2021</b>
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>Comedies, Histories and Tragedies. Published according to the true originall copies.</i> London, Tho Cotes, for Robert Allot, 1632.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> STAHL, Augusto. <i>Panorama of Rio de Janiero.</i> c.1859. 3-part albumen print panorama (266 x 1186mm.).
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> WILDE, Oscar. <i>Lady Windermere's Fan</i>. London: Elkin Mathews & John Lane, 1893. Presentation copy.
    <center><b>The Transatlantic Book Fair<br>July 22-27, 2021</b>
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> DE TOCQUEVILLE, Alexis. <i>De la Democratie en Amerique.</i> Paris: Pagnerre, 1850. Thirteenth Edition. Presentation copy.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> CHAUDRON, A[delaide] de V[endel]. <i>Chaudron’s Spelling Book.</i> Mobile (AL): S.H. Goetzel, 1865.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> SAINT CHER, Hugh of. <i>Commentary on Peter Lombard’s Sentences, with the Abridgement of the Sentences.</i> Eastern France, illuminated manuscript., first half of the fifteenth century.
    <center><b>The Transatlantic Book Fair<br>July 22-27, 2021</b>
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> LANE, Thomas. <i>The Crystal Palace.</i> London, 1851.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> B[ULWER], J[ohn]. <i>Anthropometamorphosis: man transform’d: or, the artificiall changling historically presented…</i> London: William Hunt, 1653.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> VOLTAIRE, François-Marie Arouet de. <i>Oeuvres de M. de Voltaire.</i> Dresden, George-Conrad Walther (i.e. Leipzig, Breitkopf), 1748-1750.
    <center><b>The Transatlantic Book Fair<br>July 22-27, 2021</b>
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> HAWKING, Stephen & Leonard Mlodinow. <i>The Grand Design.</i> London: Bantam Books, 2011.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> FIELDS, James T. <i>Yesterdays with Authors.</i> With fine manuscript letter by Charles Dickens, and autograph letters from Forster, Landor, Mitford and others.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> <i>Kit, the Arkansas Traveller Broadside.</i> Chromolithograph.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Charles Loupot, <i>Les Cigarettes Mekka,</i> 1919. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Plinio Codognato, <i>Cicli Fiat,</i> circa 1910. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> L.N. Britton, <i>Warning! Consider the Possible Consequences,</i> c. 1917. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Leonardo Bistolfi, <i>Première Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs Modernes,</i> 1902. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Leonetto Cappiello, <i>Paquet Pernot / Biscuits Pernot,</i> 1910. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jul 15:</b> Jessie Tarbox Beals, archive of signed photographs, 15 silver prints, c. 1930. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Francesco Nonni, <i>Font Meo / Acqua Minerale Naturale,</i> 1924. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Frederick Winthrop Ramsdell, <i>American Crescent Cycles,</i> 1899. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> <i>Be a Tight Wad! Own Something!</i> designer unknown, 1925. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Candido Aragonese de Faria, <i>Chamonix–Mont–Blanc,</i> c. 1910. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> W.E.J., <i>Irishmen Avenge the Lusitania,</i> c. 1915. $2,000 to $3,000.
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