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Auction Name Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper Total Sales (USD) 28,022.50
Auction Date 11/30/2019 - 11/30/2019 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 52,200.00
Sale Number #113019 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 102,850.00
Total Lots 200
Sold Lots 169 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 67,100.00
% of Lots Sold 84.50% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 133,250.00
Unsold Lots 31 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 21.03%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
14139 Sir William Jardine

Jardine - Complete Set of 40 Volumes with 1248 Natural History Engravings

1833-1860 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 2,365.00
14011 John Gould

Gould - Kangaroo or Black-striped Wallaby; Halmaturus Dorsalis

1845-1863 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 880.00
14021 Thomas L. McKenney & James Hall

McKenney & Hall, Folio - Chon-Man-I-Case, An Otto Half Chief

1838 USD 600.00 - 1,200.00 USD 880.00
14020 Thomas L. McKenney & James Hall

McKenney & Hall, Folio - Ma-Ka-Tai-Me-She-Kia-Kiah or Black Hawk, a Saukie Brave

1838 USD 600.00 - 1,200.00 USD 687.50
14018 Thomas L. McKenney & James Hall

McKenney & Hall, Folio - Yoholo-Micco, A Creek Chief

1838 USD 600.00 - 1,200.00 USD 660.00
14200 John Gould

Gould - Bogota Trainbearer; Lesbia Gouldi

1849-1887 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 660.00
14155 John James Audubon

Audubon - Roseaete Spoonbill. 362

1840-1844 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 632.50
14176 Basilius Besler

Besler - Green Tulip, Fritillary, Ransoms; Fritillaria iuncifoliis, Allium Ursinum, Tulipa viridis colouris

1613 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 605.00
14025 Captain James Cook & James King

Captain Cook - A View of Karakakooa, in Owyhee. 68

1785 USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 550.00
14191 Pierre Joseph Redoute

Redoute - Poet's or Pheasant's Eye Narcissus; Narcissus Poeticus. 160

1802-1816 USD 500.00 - 1,500.00 USD 495.00
14193 Pierre Joseph Redoute

Redoute - Pyrenean Lily; Lilium Pyrenaicum. 145

1802-1816 USD 500.00 - 1,500.00 USD 495.00
14015 Thomas L. McKenney & James Hall

McKenney & Hall, Folio - Mon-Chonsia, A Kansas Chief

1838 USD 600.00 - 1,200.00 USD 467.50
14019 Thomas L. McKenney & James Hall

McKenney & Hall, Folio - Mistippee

1838 USD 600.00 - 1,200.00 USD 440.00
14189 Pierre Joseph Redoute

Redoute - Single Moss Rose; Rosa muscosa

1817-1824 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 440.00
14199 John Gould

Gould - Great-Crested Coquette Hummingbird; Lophornis Regulus

1849-1887 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 440.00
14014 Didier Robet de Vaugondy

De Vaugondy - Map of North America; Amérique Septentrionale

1750 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 385.00
14033 Jules Sebastien Cesar Dumont D'Urville

Dumont - Hobart, Tasmania, Australia; Hobart-Town, Ile Van Diemen. 156

1841-1855 USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 385.00
14035 Jules Sebastien Cesar Dumont D'Urville

Dumont - Antarctica, Penguins, Glaciers; Entrée Dans l'Interieur de la Banquise, le 4 Fevrier 1838, Parages Antarctiques. 18

1841-1855 USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 385.00
14185 Alexander Wilson

Wilson - Snow Owl (Snowy Owl), Sparrow-Hawk. 32

1808-1814 USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 385.00
14016 Thomas L. McKenney & James Hall

McKenney & Hall, Folio - Young Ma Has Kah, Chief of the Ioways

1838 USD 600.00 - 1,200.00 USD 357.50
14094 George Wolfgang Knorr

Knorr - Butterfly & Moth. C4

1779 USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 357.50
14017 Thomas L. McKenney & James Hall

McKenney & Hall, Folio - Chippeway Squaw & Child

1838 USD 600.00 - 1,200.00 USD 330.00
14022 Captain James Cook & James King

Captain Cook - A Man of the Sandwich Islands, in a Mask. 66

1785 USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 330.00
14044 David Roberts

David Roberts - Ruins of Karnack

1846-1849 USD 600.00 - 1,200.00 USD 330.00
14026 Captain James Cook & James King

Captain Cook - A Canoe of the Sandwich Islands, the Rowers Masked. 65

1785 USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 319.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Francis Scott Key, <i>Star Spangled Banner,</i> first printing, c. 1814-16. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> William Sydney Porter, a.k.a. “O. Henry,” archive of drawings made to illustrate a lost mining memoir, c. 1883-84. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> [Bay Psalm Book], printed for Hezekiah Usher of Boston, Cambridge, c. 1648-65. $50,000 to $75,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Book of Mormon, first edition, Palmyra, 1830. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>Noticia estraordinario,</i> probable first announcement in Mexico City of the fall of the Alamo, 1836. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Patrick Gass, first edition of earliest first-hand account of the Lewis and Clarke expedition, Pittsburgh, 1807. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Diploma from the Princeton Class of 1783, commencement attended by Washington & Continental Congress. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>Sprague Light Cavalry!</i> color-printed broadside, NY, 1863. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>The Lincoln & Johnson Union Campaign Songster,</i> Philadelphia, 1864. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Lucy Parsons, labor organizer, albumen cabinet card, New York, 1886. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Daniel L.F. Swift, journal as third mate on a Pacific Whaling voyage, 1848-1850. $3,000 to $4,0000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Two photos of Thomas Moran, Grand Canyon, silver prints, 1901. $1,500 to $2,500.
  • <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Helvelius. Two Autograph Letters Signed to Francis Aston, Royal Society Secretary, noting his feud with Robert Hooke, 5 pp total, 1685. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Newton, Isaac. Autograph manuscript on God, 4 pp, c.1710, "In the beginning was the Word...."?$100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. First edition, first issue. Untrimmed copy in contemporary boards. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Lincoln, Abraham. Signed photograph, beardless portrait with Civil War provenance. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> IMPEACHMENT. Original engrossed copy of the first Andrew Johnson impeachment resolution vote. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Mucha, Alphonse. 11 original pencil drawings for?<i>Andelicek z Baroku,</i> "Litte Baroque Angel," Prague, 1929. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Einstein, Albert. Annotated Galley Proofs for <i>The Meaning of Relativity.</i> 1921. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Silverstein, Shel. Original maquette for <i>The Giving Tree,</i> 34 original drawings. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Roth, Philip. Typed Manuscript with substantial autograph corrections for an unpublished sequel to <i>The Breast.</i> $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Taupin, Bernie. Autograph Manuscript, the original draft of lyrics for Elton John's "Candle in the Wind," 2 pp, 1973. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> HARVEY, WILLIAM. <i>De Motu Cordis et Sanguinis in Animalibus Anatomica Exercitatio.</i> Padua: 1643. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> CESALPINO, ANDREA. <i>Peripateticarum Quaestionum Libri Quinque.</i> Venice: 1571. $30,000 to $40,000.
  • <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Leon TOLSTOÏ. <i>Anna Karenina.</i> Moscou, 1878. First and full edition of the Russian novel, in the author’s language.<br>Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Mark TWAIN. <i>Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade).</i> New York, 1885. First American edition.<br>Est. 5 000 / 6 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Walt WHITMAN. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn, New York, 1856. Second edition gathering 32 poems. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Karen BLIXEN. <i>Out of Africa.</i> Londres, 1937. First edition in the UK, before Danish translation and American release.<br>Est. 1 500 / 2 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Ernest HEMINGWAY. <i>A Farewell to Arms.</i> New York, 1929. First edition with $2.50 on the dust and A on the copyright page.<br>Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Ulysses.</i> Paris, Shakespeare and Company, 1922. First edition published by Sylvia Beach. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Dubliners.</i> Londres, 1914. First edition. Nice copy in publisher’s cardboard. Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Franz KAFKA. 8 novels in German first edition, published in München, Leipzig and Berlin 1916-1931. Est. from 300 / 400 to 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> David Herbert LAWRENCE. <i>Lady Chatterley's Lover.</i> Florence, 1928. Privately printed first edition. Est. 4 000 / 5 000 €
    John STEINBECK. <i>The Grapes of Wrath.</i> New York, 1939. First edition. Nice copy with $2.75 on the cover. Est. 1 000 / 1 200 €
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