Christies: The Private Collection of William S. Reese Part One, 20528, New York

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Auction Date
05/25/2022 - 05/25/2022
Page Size: 100 items in 4 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1VALENCIA

Libro llamado consulado de mar

Valencia1539USD 30,000.00 - 50,000.00USD 69,300.00
2GONZALO FERNÁNDEZ DE OVIEDO Y VALDÉS

La historia general de las Indias

Seville1535USD 80,000.00 - 120,000.00USD 201,600.00
3ANDRÉ THEVET

Les singularitez de la France Antarctique

Antwerp1558USD 40,000.00 - 60,000.00USD 88,200.00
4NICHOLÁS MONARDES

Joyfull Newes Out of the New-found World

London1596USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 15,120.00
5JAN HUYGEN VAN LINSCHOTEN

Itinerario Voyage ofte Schipvaert naer Oost ofte Portugaels Indien

Amsterdam1596-1595.USD 30,000.00 - 50,000.00USD 25,200.00
6JAN HUYGEN VAN LINSCHOTEN

Navigatio ac itinerarium

The Hague1599USD 30,000.00 - 50,000.00USD 69,300.00
7ANDRÉS GARCÍA DE CÉSPEDES

Regimento de navegacion

Madrid1606USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 13,860.00
8JOHN SMITH

The Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles

London1624USD 300,000.00 - 500,000.00USD 504,000.00
9THEODOR DE BRY

The Great and Small Voyages

Frankfurt and Oppenheim1590-1634. USD 250,000.00 - 350,000.00Not Sold
10JOHN DAVENPORT

An Answer of the Elders of the Severall Churches in New-England unto Nine Positions

London1643USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 20,160.00
11BARTOLOMÉ DE LAS CASAS

Las obras

Barcelona1646USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 6,930.00
12FRANÇOIS DU CREUX

Historiae Canadensis

Paris1664USD 40,000.00 - 60,000.00USD 94,500.00
13NATHANIEL MORTON

New Englands Memoriall

Cambridge [Mass.]1669USD 50,000.00 - 80,000.00Not Sold
14WILLIAM HUBBARD

The Present State of New-England. Being a Narrative of the Troubles with the Indians in New-England, from the first planting thereof in the year 1607, to this present year 1677

London1677USD 60,000.00 - 80,000.00USD 138,600.00
15SAMUEL GREEN

Bible, in Massachusett

Cambridge [Massachusetts]1685-80. USD 80,000.00 - 120,000.00USD 88,200.00
16LOUIS HENNEPIN

Description de la Louisiane and Nouvelle decouverte d'un tres grand pays situe dans l'Amerique

Paris1683USD 40,000.00 - 60,000.00USD 56,700.00
17ARNGRÍMUR JÓNSSON

Gronlandia edur Grænland saga ur Islendskum Sagna Bookum

Skalhollte [Iceland], Hendrick Kruse1688USD 10,000.00 - 20,000.00USD 10,710.00
18JOSHUA SCOTTOW

A Narrative of the Planting of the Massachusets Colony annon 1628, presentation copy

Boston1694USD 100,000.00 - 150,000.00Not Sold
19JOHN LAWSON

A New Voyage to Carolina

London1709USD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00USD 63,000.00
20

Saybrook Platform

New London1710 but 1711.USD 25,000.00 - 35,000.00USD 138,600.00
21

The Charter Granted by his Majesty King Charles II. To the Governour & Company of the English Colony of Connecticut in New-England

New London1718USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 30,240.00
22

Tratado de Paz

Madrid1713USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 13,860.00
23CHARLES GOODSPEED

One of six special copies of an extra-illustrated volume celebrating Charles Evans

Boston1943USD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00USD 25,200.00
24REESE CO., 2008

A further tribute to Charles Evans

New Haven2008USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 9,450.00
25MICHAEL ZINMAN

The German Bible in America

New Haven2012USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 4,032.00
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