Christies: The Private Collection of William S. Reese Part Two, 20529, New York

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Auction Report
Auction Date
05/26/2022 - 05/26/2022
Page Size: 275 items in 11 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
101JOHN JAMES AUDUBON

The Yellow Billed Cuckoo

C. 1830USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 40,320.00
102RICHARD HARLAN

Fauna Americana

1825USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 13,860.00
103JOHN JAMES AUDUBON

Ornithological Biography

Edinburgh1831-1839USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 27,720.00
104JOHN JAMES AUDUBON

Ornithological Biography, the Philadelphia edition

Philadelphia1832USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 16,380.00
105JOHN JAMES AUDUBON

Wild Turkey

1827USD 30,000.00 - 50,000.00USD 56,700.00
106JOHN JAMES AUDUBON

Wild Turkey

1829USD 18,000.00 - 25,000.00USD 17,640.00
107JOHN JAMES AUDUBON

Bald Eagle

1828USD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00USD 17,640.00
108JOHN JAMES AUDUBON

Song Sparrow

1828USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 3,528.00
109JOHN JAMES AUDUBON

Blue Green Warbler

1828USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 4,032.00
110JOHN JAMES AUDUBON

Chuck-will's-widow

1834USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 22,680.00
111JOHN JAMES AUDUBON

Yellow Throat Warbler

1830USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 5,670.00
112JOHN JAMES AUDUBON

Bay-breasted Warbler

1830USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 9,450.00
113JOHN JAMES AUDUBON

"Columbia Jay," actually Black-throated Magpie Jay

1830USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00USD 27,720.00
114JOHN JAMES AUDUBON

Red-breasted Nuthatch

1829USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 6,300.00
115JOHN JAMES AUDUBON

Yellow-throated Vireo

1831USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 8,820.00
116JOHN JAMES AUDUBON

Barn Owl

1833USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00USD 32,760.00
117JOHN JAMES AUDUBON

Razorbill

1834USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 7,560.00
118JOHN JAMES AUDUBON

Tell-tale Godwit or Snipe (i.e. Greater Yellowlegs)

1836USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 12,600.00
119JOHN JAMES AUDUBON

Green Heron

1836USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00USD 20,160.00
120JOHN JAMES AUDUBON

North Pacific Seabirds

1838USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 4,032.00
121JOHN JAMES AUDUBON

Mountain Quail

1838USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 5,040.00
122JOHN JAMES AUDUBON

A Synopsis of the Birds of North America

Edinburgh. London1839USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 1,638.00
123JOHN JAMES AUDUBON

Catalogue of Original Drawings

New York1839USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 13,860.00
124JOHN JAMES AUDUBON

The Birds of America

New York; Philadelphia1839- 1840-1844.USD 30,000.00 - 50,000.00USD 52,920.00
125ESTES & LAURIAT

Audubon’s Birds of America. Life-Sized Drawings From the Original Stones

Bostonc. 1880USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 4,032.00
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