• <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> C.F. Payne, <i>Micawber—Imitating Norman Rockwell's "Triple self-portrait,"</i> acrylic, watercolor & colored pencil, 2002. Sold June 2021 for $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Jane Russell, archive of letters written during a whaling voyage, 1840s. Sold July 2021 for $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Guild of Women Binders, exhibition binding of A.F. Pollard’s <i>Henry VIII,</i> London, 1902. Sold July 2021 for $12,350.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Robert Frost, <i>Collected Poems,</i> author’s presentation copy, signed, with entirety of <i>Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening</i> inscribed, NY, 1930. Sold June 2021 for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> James Joyce, <i>Ulysses,</i> deluxe limited issue, signed, London, 1936. Sold June 2021 for $21,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Mercator [family], <i>[World and Continents],</i> 5 double-page maps, Amsterdam, c. 1633. Sold June 2021 for $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> George Schlegel, <i>New York, Taken from Central Park,</i> hand-finished color-tinted lithograph, 1874. Sold June 2021 for $11,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Nicolaus Copernicus, <i>De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium,</i> second edition, Basel, 1566. Sold April 2021 for $75,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Book of Hours, Use of Utrecht, illuminated manuscript, c. 1435-45. Sold April 2021 for $60,000.
  • <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>September 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 20. ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY. Letter to the editors of the Boston Atlas on slavery and its political ramifications, 1842. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 208. HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. <i>A Farewell To Arms.</i> New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First edition. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 237. ADDAMS, CHARLES. Original drawing "Now Remember-act casual." $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>September 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 4. SMITH, ADAM. <i>An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations.</i> Philadelphia, 1789. The first American edition. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 131. BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VON. <i>Cinquieme Sinfonie en ut mineur: C Moll de Louis Van Beethoven. Oeuvre 67.</i> First edition of the complete score. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 73. Chinese Export Painting. Album of twenty-three original Chinese natural history studies of flowers and insects. Likely Canton: circa 1850. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>September 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 241. GOREY, EDWARD. Original drawing "Cat Drawing Wallpaper." Signed in Pencil in lower right margin. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 36. LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. Autograph note signed instructing Edwin Stanton to meet with the important African American abolitionist and officer Martin Delany. [Washington:] 21 February 1865. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 112. JONSON, BEN. <i>Workes</i>. London: William Stansby, 1616; Together with <i>Workes.</i> London: Richard Meighen,1640-41. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 161. STURGIS, LEE. <i>Salmon Fishing on Cain River, New Brunswick.</i> (Chicago:) Privately printed (for the author by Ralph Fletcher Seymour), 1919. First edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
  • <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Rosellini (Ippolito). <i>I Monumenti dell Egitto e Della Nubia,</i> Plate Volumes 1, 11 & 111, 3 vols. Elephant folio. €50,000 to €80,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Curtis (William), 1746 - 179, & other Editors. <i>The Botanical Magazine: or, The Flower Garden Displayed.</i> London 1793 - 1982-83. Together 184 vols. [with] other botanical material. €30,000 to €40,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Berkeley (George). <i>A Treatise Concerning the principles of Human Knowledge, wherein the chief Causes of Error and Difficulty in the Sciences…</i> Part I, Dublin, 1710 Rare First Edn. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Ruskin (John). A large finely executed Pencil Drawing, captioned <i>Oxford Cathedral, The Choir,</i> & Signed 'J. Ruskin Ch. Ch. 1838. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Sir Edward L. Lutyens. Howth Castle Plans: A Series of 10 Original Architects Drawings and Sketches, Alterations and Additions for J.C. Gaisford St. Lawrence, County Dublin, Ireland. €8,000 to €12,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Newman (Rev. Fr. John Henry, later Cardinal, now Saint) A very good collection of 24 A.L.S. to [Thomas] Gaisford of the Gaisford St. Lawrence family of Howth Castle. €10,000 to €15,000.
    <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Manuscript Atlas: Hodges, Smith & Co. <i>The Estate of the Rt. Hon. the Earl of Howth Situate in the County of Dublin,</i> lg. atlas folio Dublin (Hodges, Smith & Co.) 1863. €4,000 to €6,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Anon. <i>Herbolario Volgare: nel quale se dimostra conoscer le herbe et le sue vrtu…</i> Sm. 8vo Venice (Gio Maria Palamides) 1539. €3,000 to €4,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Baron (Caesar). <i>Annales Ecclesiastici</i>. [With] <i>Annalium Ecclesiasticorum Caesaris Baronii... Apparatus.</i> [With] <i>Index Universalis Rerum Omnium</i> [and one other]. 38 vols total. €1,500 to €2,000.
    <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Log Books of Three British Warships. Three folio Volumes, containing meticulously arranged logs of the voyages of Royal Navy Ships from 1876 – 1881. €1,200 to €1,800.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Walpole (Robert). <i>Memoirs Relating to European and Asiatic Turkey,</i> lg. 4to Lond. 1817. €1,000 to €1,500.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Bosio (Antonio). <i>Roma Sotteranea,</i> Opera Postuma. Large thick folio Rome (Guglielmo Facciotti) 1632. €1,000 to €1,500.

Swann Galleries: Focus on Women, 2576, New York

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
07/15/2021 - 07/15/2021
Page Size: 178 items in 8 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Isabella I, Queen of Spain (1451-1504)

Isabella I, Queen of Spain (1451-1504) Document Signed, Yo la Reyna, Granada, Spain 8 May 1501.

1501USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 1,375.00
2Women's Health. Antonio Guainerio (d. 1440)

Women's Health. Antonio Guainerio (d. 1440) Opus Preclarum ad Praxim Non Mediocriter Necessarium.

Lyon1525USD 2,000.00 - 2,600.00Not Sold
3Porzio, Simone (1496-1554)

Porzio, Simone (1496-1554) De Puella Germanica, quae Fere Biennium Vixerat sine Cibo, Potuque.

Florence1551USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
4d'Aragona, Maria (1503-1568) & Girolamo Ruscelli (1518-1566)

d'Aragona, Maria (1503-1568) & Girolamo Ruscelli (1518-1566) Lettura di Girolamo Ruscelli, sopra un Sonetto dell'illustriss Signor Ma

Venice1552USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 594.00
5Vico, Enea (1523-1567); trans. Natale Conti (1520-1582)

Vico, Enea (1523-1567); trans. Natale Conti (1520-1582) Augustarum Imagines Aereis Formis Expressae; Vitae quoque earundem breviter ena

Venice1558USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,063.00
6Thomagni, Giovanni David (16th century)

Thomagni, Giovanni David (16th century) Dell'Eccellentia de l'Huomo sopra quella de la Donna Libri Tre.

Venice1565USD 900.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
7Garzoni, Tommaso (1549-1589)

Garzoni, Tommaso (1549-1589) L'Hospidale de' Pazzi Incurabili Nuovamente Formato & Posto in Luce.

Venice1586USD 700.00 - 900.00USD 1,000.00
8Saint Cecilia (circa 200-235 CE)

Saint Cecilia (circa 200-235 CE) Engraved Portrait Scene, Fiat Cor Meum.

[Antwerp]circa 1590. USD 900.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,105.00
9Massinoni, Giovanni Antonio (fl. 1590)

Massinoni, Giovanni Antonio (fl. 1590) Il Flagello delle Meretrici, et la Nobiltà Donnesca.

Venice1599USD 1,800.00 - 2,400.00USD 2,000.00
10Heywood, Thomas (d. 1641)

Heywood, Thomas (d. 1641) Gynaikeion: or, Nine Bookes of Various History Concerninge Women.

London1624USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 3,250.00
11Heywood, Thomas (d. 1641)

Heywood, Thomas (d. 1641) Gynaikeion: or, Nine Bookes of Various History Concerninge Women.

London1624USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
12Sagramoso, Michele (fl. circa 1627)

Sagramoso, Michele (fl. circa 1627) Elisa Favola Maritima.

Verona1627USD 500.00 - 700.00Not Sold
13Fabry, Wilhelm (1560-1634) & Marie Colinet (circa 1560-1640)

Fabry, Wilhelm (1560-1634) & Marie Colinet (circa 1560-1640) Lithotomia Vesicae.

Basel1628USD 2,000.00 - 2,600.00USD 2,125.00
14Pona, Francesco (1594-1655)

Pona, Francesco (1594-1655) La Lucerna di Eureta Misoscolo Academico Filarmonico.

Venice1628USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
15Monastic Initiation Ritual, Benedictine Nuns.

Monastic Initiation Ritual, Benedictine Nuns. Ordo Admittendi Virgines ad Monasterii Ingressum.

Milan1641USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 1,063.00
16Le Moyne, Pierre (1602-1671)

Le Moyne, Pierre (1602-1671) The Gallery of Heroick Women.

London1652USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,375.00
17Philips, Katherine (1631-1664)

Philips, Katherine (1631-1664) Poems by the Most Deservedly Admired Mrs. Katherine Philips, the Matchless Orinda.

London1669USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
18

Matrimonial Manuscript on Paper. D.O.M. Tractatus ad Rubricam Digest. Soluto Matrimonio, ab Excellentissimo Doctore Francisco Bonvicino

Parma1688USD 700.00 - 900.00Not Sold
19Gómez de la Parra, José (late 17th century)

Gómez de la Parra, José (late 17th century) Vida de la Venerable Madre Antonia de San Jacinto: Monja Professa de Velo Negro.

Mexico City1689USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 2,750.00
20Vokins, Joan (d. 1690)

Vokins, Joan (d. 1690) God's Mighty Power Magnified: as Manifested and Revealed in his Faithful Handmaid Joan Vokins.

London1691USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 563.00
21de La Roche-Guilhem, Anne (1644-1707 or 1710)

de La Roche-Guilhem, Anne (1644-1707 or 1710) History of Female Favorites, Two Copies in French & German.

Imprimé à Constantinople [i.e. Amsterdam circa 1699USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 293.00
22Eustache Le Noble (1643-1711)

Eustache Le Noble (1643-1711) Les Amours d'Anne d'Autriche, Epouse de Louis 13, avec le Cardinal Richelieu, le Veritable Pere de Loui

Pariscirca 1700. USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
23Juana Inés de la Cruz (1648-1695)

Juana Inés de la Cruz (1648-1695) Fama, y Obras Posthumas del Fenix de Mexico, Decima Musa, Poetisa Americana.

Madrid1700USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 81,250.00
24Women, Literature, England, 18th Century, Seven Volumes.

Women, Literature, England, 18th Century, Seven Volumes.

London1706USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 219.00
25Challe, Robert (1659-1721)

Challe, Robert (1659-1721) Les Illustres Françoises Histoires Veritables.

The Hague1715USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
  • <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> ZEILER, Martin - <i>Topographiae Italiae.</i> Francoforte: Mattheus Merian, 1688. €3,500 to €4,500.
    <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> HAMILTON, William, Sir -- HANCARVILLE, Pierre-Francois HUGUES - Collection of Etruscan, Greek and Roman Antiquities from the Cabinet of the Hon. William Hamilton. Napoli: Francois Morelli, 1766-67. €38,000 to €48,000.
    <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> [ASTRONOMIA] - Manoscritto astronomico. Italia: 1650. €1,000 to €1,500.
    <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> DALI, Salvador - <i>Biblia Sacra vulgatae editionis.</i> Edizione “Ad Personam” Milano: Rizzoli, 1967. €40,000 to €60,000.
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