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Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
06/10/2021 - 06/10/2021
Page Size: 556 items in 23 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1

Collection of 66 pieces of Black-themed decorative sheet music

Various places1843-1957USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 570.00
2Johnson, James Weldon (words) and J. Rosamond Johnson (music).

Lift Every Voice And Sing (National Negro Hymn)

New Yorkc. 1921USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 1,020.00
3

Three works of African-American historical, literary and military reference

1974-2011USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
4Dallam, Will[iam] S[mith]

Autograph Letter Signed from a wealthy Kentucky patrician to a freed slave about proving his emancipation

Lexington, KentuckyJune 15, 1830USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 540.00
5Canfield, O.[ren] K.

Two Autograph Letters Signed by O. K. Canfield, white missionary teacher in Liberia

January 9 and 13, 1842USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 450.00
6Wilson, Thomas

Autograph Letter Signed from an African-American emigrant teacher in Liberia

Sinon [Sinoe], LiberiaJanuary 28, 1846USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 1,200.00
7Eden, Rachel [Mrs. James]

Autograph Letter Signed by the Wife of a Black Missionary Pastor of the Presbyterian Church at Monrovia, Liberia

Monrovia, LiberiaMay 19, 1848USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 3,000.00
8Ellis, H.W. [Harrison Walker]

Autograph Letter Signed from a freed slave who became a missionary emigrant to Liberia

Monrovia, LiberiaMarch 19, 1850USD 900.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,920.00
9Washington, Booker T.

Up From Slavery: An Autobiography

New York1901USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 240.00
10Fogel, Robert William

Without Consent or Contract: The Rise and Fall of American Slavery

New York[1989]USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
11Poitier, Sidney

The Measure of a Man / A Spiritual Autobiography

San Francisco2000USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
12Steward, T.G.

The Haitian Revolution / 1791 to 1804 / Or Side Lights on the French Revolution

New Yorkc. 1914.USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 180.00
13

Ten Stereoviews Depicting Scenes from the Alaska Gold Rush

Philadelphia, New York, London1898-1902USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00
14

Four government reports related to the Territory of Alaska

Washington, D.C.Various datesUSD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
15Grinnell, Joseph

Gold Hunting in Alaska

Elgin, IL[1901]USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
16

Lot of Alaskan touring maps, tourist brochures, and promotional ephemera from 1955

Alaska[1955]USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
17

Six booklets and brochures related to the Alaska Railroad

AlaskaVarious datesUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
18Bush, Vannevar

Endless Horizons

Washington, DCMarch 1946USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 840.00
19

Two histories of the World War II Office of Scientific Research and Development

Boston1946-1948USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
20

Western Air Express: Travel by Air, Speed - Comfort - Dependability

[California?]1929USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,020.00
21Barnum, P.T.

How I Made Millions; or The Secret of Success

Chicago and New York1884USD 600.00 - 900.00Not Sold
22Barnum, P.T.

Struggles and Triumphs: or, Forty Years' Recollections

Buffalo1882USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 360.00
23Barnum, P.T.

Wild Beasts, Birds and Reptiles; The Story of Their Capture

Chicago and New York1889USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
24Bass, William Wallace

Adventures in the Canyons of the Colorado by Two of the Earliest Explorers, James White and W.W. Hawkins

Grand Canyon, Az1920USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 330.00
25Bent, J. A.

State Leased Lands in North-Eastern Nebraska

Wheaton, Ill.1888USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 228.00
  • <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.
  • <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
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