Sothebys: Books and Manuscripts from the Collection of Jay I. Kislak. Sold to Benefit the Kislak Family Foundation., N10912, New York

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Auction Date
04/26/2022 - 04/26/2022
Page Size: 105 items in 5 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Adams, John Quincy

Oration on the Life and Character of Gilbert Motier de Lafayette, Delivered at the Request of Both Houses of the Congress of the United States ... on the 31st December, 1834.

Washington, D.C.1835USD 3,500.00 - 4,500.00USD 3,528.00

Memoirs Pour L'histoire Des Sciences et de beaux Arts ...

Paris1743USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00Not Sold

Il Gazzettiere Americano, contenente un distinto ragguaglio di tutte le parti del Nuovo Mondo, della loro situazione, clima, terreno, prodotti, stato antico e moderno, merci, manifatture, e commercio. Con una esatta descrizione delle Città, Piazze, Porti,

 Livorno1763USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,772.00

Manuscript Spanish translation of British Parliamentary debates following General John Burgoyne's surrender at Saratoga, November 1777, entitled "Grandes Debates del Parliamento de Ynglaterra," translated and written by De Don Josef Antonio de Armona.

 Madrid1778USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 2,520.00
5Andros, Sir Edmund, and Sir George Carteret

A group of five manuscript documents and letters pertaining to Maine, New Jersey, New York, Virginia, and New England.

Various places1636-1689USD 40,000.00 - 60,000.00Not Sold
6Apess, William

Experience of Five Christian Indians of the Pequod Tribe.

Boston1837USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 5,670.00
7Armstrong, Louis

Autograph letter signed ("Satch Armstrong") to Joe Glases, thanking his agent for sending $1,000 while on the road

Iowa City1957USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00Not Sold
8Armstrong, Louis

Armstrong answers a questionnaire on the social role of the musician

USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,512.00
9Audubon, John James

The Quadrupeds of North America.

New York1849-1854USD 30,000.00 - 40,000.00Not Sold
10[Baynton, Benjamin]

Authentic Memoirs of William Augustus Bowles, Esquire, Ambassador from the United Nations of Creeks and Cherokees, to the Court of London. 

London1791USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 20,160.00
11[Beverley, Robert]

The History and Present State of Virginia, in Four Parts. 

London1705USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00Not Sold
12Booth, John Wilkes

Document signed ("J. Wilkes Booth for M.A. Booth"), being a receipt for $125 from John B. Nedy for five months rent due Booth's sister, Mary Ann

Baltimore1863USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 20,160.00
13[Booth, John Wilkes]

Photograph portrait of John Wilkes Booth, signed ("J. Wilkes Booth")

USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 20,160.00
14Bourne, William

A Regiment for the Sea: Conteyning Most Profitable Rules, Mathematical Experiences, and Perfect knowledge of NaVigation, for all Coastes and Countreys: most Needefull and Necessarie for all Seafaring Men and Travellers, as Pilotes, Mariners, Marchants, &c

London 1574?USD 100,000.00 - 150,000.00USD 176,400.00
15Bourne, William

A Booke called the Treasure for Traveilers, devided into Five Bookes or Partes, contaynyng very Necessary Matters, for all Sortes of Travailers, eyther by Sea or by Lande. 

London1578USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00USD 18,900.00
16Brant, Joseph (Thayendanegea)

Autograph letter signed ("Jos. Brant") to Mr. Gorham, introducing "a particular friend," Mr. Fairchild

Grand River, 1791USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 4,032.00
17Bry, Theodor de, Johann Theodor de, and Johann Israel de

[The Great and Small Voyages].

Frankfurt and Oppenheim 1590-1624USD 400,000.00 - 600,000.00USD 352,800.00
18Allgauer, Charles F.

A collection of original pencil illustrations of Civil War scenes at Fort Pickens.

Florida1861-1862USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 5,292.00

The Declaration by the Representatives of the United Colonies of North America ... setting forth the Causes and Necessity of Taking Up Arms. The Letter of the Twelve United Colonies by their Delegates in Congress to the Inhabitants of Great Britain, their

London1775USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 13,860.00

A group of 21 autograph letters and manuscripts by members of the Continental Congress from New Jersey [1762-1820]

1762-1820USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00USD 8,190.00
21Copernicus, Nicolaus

De revolutionibus orbium coelestium.

Basel1566USD 200,000.00 - 300,000.00USD 176,400.00
22Cortés, Martín

The Arte of Navigation, conteyning a Compendious Description of the Sphere, with the Makyng of Certayne Instrumentes and Rules for Navigations: and Exemplified by Many Demonstrations. Written in the Spanishe Tongue by Martin Curtes, and Directed to the Em

London1572USD 120,000.00 - 180,000.00USD 176,400.00
23[Crevecoeur, Michel Guillaume St. Jean de]

Letters from an American Farmer.

London1782USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 3,528.00
24Cunninghame, William

Autograph manuscript signed, entitled "Journal of Plans from Lt. Col. Cuninghame. Chief Engineer on the Expedition with Major General Hopson."

 Guadeloupe1759USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
25Des Barres, Joseph Frederick Wallet

The Atlantic Neptune, Published for the Use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F. W. Des Barres Esq. under the Directions of the Right Honble. the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty.

 London, 1774– 1777–1778 –1779USD 700,000.00 - 1,000,000.00USD 1,008,000.00
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