Swann Galleries: Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books, 2610, New York

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
06/23/2022 - 06/23/2022
Page Size: 411 items in 17 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Laurent Fries; after Martin Waldseemuller.

Europae Tabula Quinta Continet Rhetiam & Vindeliciam, Noricum...

Vienna1541USD 200.00 - 250.00USD 219.00
2Abraham Ortelius.

Two double-page engraved maps of northern Africa in original hand-color.

Antwerp1603USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 688.00

Two hand-colored double-page engraved eighteenth-century maps of the continent.

Nuremberg1715-1730sUSD 250.00 - 300.00USD 500.00

Group of 12 eighteenth and nineteenth century engraved maps.

VpvdUSD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 938.00
5La Perouse; after.

Chart of the North West Coast of America Explored by the Boussole & Astrolabe in 1786.

London1798USD 150.00 - 200.00USD 188.00
6Abraham Bradley.

[Sheet 3, from]: Map of the United States Exhibiting the Post-Roads, the Situations, Connexions & Distances of the Post-Offices Stage Roads, Counties, & Principal Rivers.

Washington, D.C.1804 (but circa 1812)USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,063.00
7Herman Moll.


Londoncirca 1740USD 250.00 - 300.00USD 553.00
8Pasquier Jean Valet; and Pierre Francois Tardieu.

Carte de la Caroline Meridionale et Septentrionale et de la Virginie.

Paris1806USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
9Samuel Augustus Mitchell.

Oregon and Upper California.

Philadelphia1847USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 688.00
10Christoph Weigel.

Novi Orbis Sive Totius Americae cum Adiacentibus Insulis.

Nurembergcirca 1725USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 750.00
11Herman Moll.

A Map of America According to ye Newest and Most Exact Observations.

Londoncirca 1740USD 200.00 - 250.00USD 344.00
12Johannes de Laet.

Americae Sive Indiae Occidentalis Tabula Generalis.

Leidencirca 1630USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 975.00
13Sebastian Münster.

Die Neuwen Inseln.

Basel1550USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 3,250.00
14Pierre Mortier.


Amsterdamcirca 1700USD 200.00 - 250.00USD 125.00
15Emanuel Bowen.

A Correct Draught of the North Pole and of All the Countries Hitherto Discovered, Intercepted Between the Pole and the Parallel of 50 Degrees.

Londoncirca 1744USD 200.00 - 250.00USD 188.00
16Pedro Lopez; and C. Carles.

Mapa de las Lineas Telegraficas de la Republica Argentina.

Buenos Aires1897USD 200.00 - 250.00USD 150.00
17Joseph Hutchins Colton.


New York1859USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 281.00
18Chart of the Pacific Ocean.

Large engraved navigational chart of the coastlines of Russia, Japan, Korea, China, the Philippines, Indonesia, and Australia.

London1798 [but circa 1800-1805]USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 6,000.00
19Jean Janvier.

l'Asie Divisee en ses Princepaux Etats.

Paris Jean Lattre1780USD 250.00 - 300.00USD 438.00
20Alexander Kincaid.

New Holland & the Adjacent Islands, Agreeable to the Latest Discoveries.

Londoncirca 1790USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 281.00
21Nils Stromcrona.

Hydrographisk Pass Charta Ofwer en Dehl af Ostersion, Ifran Dantzig Forbi Heel och Pommerska Cousten med Landt-Rygen till Dasser Ofwer till Stefwens, Moon och en dehl af Seeland Forbi Ohresund.

Stockholm1737USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 1,235.00
22Nils Stromcrona.

Hydrographisk Pass-Charta Ofwer en Dehl af Ostersion, Ifran Reserhft Forbi Dantzig, Brusterort och Domesnees med Runoon och Rigiska Bochten till Stora Salis.

Stockholm1737USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 975.00
23Homann Heirs.

Portus Pulchri, in Isthmo Panamensi.

Nuremberg1740USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 188.00

Group of 19 engraved maps from the Dutch edition of Bellin's Histoire General des Voyages.

Amsterdam1770sUSD 400.00 - 600.00USD 618.00
25Major General John Henry Lefroy.

Map of the Bermudas.

London 1872USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 5,750.00
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    <b>Swann:</b> Louisa May Alcott, autograph letter signed, 1868. Sold June 2 — $23,750.
    <b>Swann:</b> Anne Bradstreet, <i>Several Poems Compiled with Great Variety of Wit and Learning, full of Delight,</i> Boston, 1758. Sold June 2 — $21,250.
    <b>Swann:</b> William Shakespeare, <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published according to the true Originall Copies. The Second Impression,</i> London, 1632. Sold May 5 — $161,000.
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    <b>Swann:</b> John Bachmann, <i>Panorama of the Seat of War,</i> New York, 1861-62. Sold June 23 — $35,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Charlotte Bronte, <i>Jane Eyre,</i> first edition, London, 1847. Sold June 16 — $23,750.
    <b>Swann:</b> Elihu Vedder, <i>Simple Simon, His Book,</i> 1913. Sold June 9 — $12,350.
    <b>Swann:</b> Frederick Catherwood, <i>Views of Ancient Monuments in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan,</i> London, 1844. Sold April 7 — $37,500.
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    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> 1805 TN Supreme Court Book, John Overton and Hugh White Opinions. $800 to $900.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> TN Lunsford Bramlett Archive, incl. Polk White House Invitation, 8 Items. $400 to $500.
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    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> 5 Dickens 1st Ed. Books, incl. Edited by Author. $800 to $1,000.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> Charles Dickens, 5 Christmas Books, 1st Eds. $800 to $1,000.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> 2 Slave Documents, Nashville TN & North Carolina. $700 to $900.
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    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> 3 Maurice Sendak Signed Items, incl. Nutcracker, Pierre. $500 to $600.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> 7 Phillip Roth Hardcover Books, incl. Author Signed, 1st Eds. $500 to $550.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> 6 Kurt Vonnegut Hardcover Books, incl. Author Signed, 1st Eds. $400 to $500.
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    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> 3 Edward Gorey Items, incl. Print + 2 Books. $400 to $500.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> Josef Albers, INTERACTION OF COLOR, 1963. $800 to $900.
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  • <b>Christie’s London, 13 July:</b> Bartolomeo Caporali, attributed to (fl.1442–1503). <i>The Flagellation,</i> historiated initial ‘D’ cut from an illuminated Missal on vellum [Perugia, c.1485–90].
    <b>Christie’s London, 13 July:</b> Frate Nebridio (1460s – 1490s). <i>The Last Supper,</i> historiated initial from an antiphonal, illuminated manuscript on vellum. Lombardy, probably Cremona, c.1470s. £15,000 to £25,000
    <b>Christie’s London, 13 July:</b> Lewis David de Schweinitz (1780–1834). Fungorum Niskiensium Iconum, an album of mycological watercolours. Niesky, Germany, c.1805. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Christie’s London, 13 July:</b> Sir Isaac Newton (1642–1727). <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica,</i> edited by Edmond Halley (1656–1743). London, 1687. £350,000 to £400,000
    <b>Christie’s London, 13 July:</b> Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1547–1616). <i>El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha.</i> Madrid, 1605. £300,000 to £400,000
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