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Auction Name New York Views, Maps, Scenes, and Naval Prints from the Downtown Association Total Sales (USD) 444,750.00
Auction Date 04/25/2020 - 04/25/2020 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 571,150.00
Sale Number #42520 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 1,005,900.00
Total Lots 236
Sold Lots 234 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 575,950.00
% of Lots Sold 99.15% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 1,012,100.00
Unsold Lots 2 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 43.94%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
156 (Left). MONTRESOR, John (1736- 1799).

A Plan of the City of New-York & its Environs"¦ Survey'd in the Winter, 1775.

1775 USD 30,000.00 - 60,000.00 USD 25,200.00
136 HOLLAND, Samuel (1728-1801).

The Seat of Action between the British and American Forces or An Authentic Plan of the Western Part of Long Island, with the Engagement of the 27th August 1776 between The King's Forces and the Americans. Containing also STATEN ISLAND and the Environs ofA

1776 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 12,600.00
157 (right). MONTRESOR, John (1736- 1799).

A Map of the Province of New York with Part of Pensilvania and New England from an actual survey by Captain Montresor, Engineer, 1775.

1775 USD 12,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 10,200.00
4 BACHMANN, John (1814-1896).

Panorama of New York and Vicinity.

1866 USD 9,000.00 - 14,000.00 USD 9,300.00
11 BENNETT, William, J. (1787-1844) after CHAPMAN, J. G. (1808-1889).

New York, Taken from the Bay Near Bedlow's Island.

1836 USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD 9,000.00
172 PARSONS, Charles (1821-1910) & ATWATER, Lyman (1835-1891).

The Port of New York / Bird's Eye View from the Battery Looking South.

1872 USD 10,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 9,000.00
224 WELLSTOOD, William (1819-1900), after SMITH, Benjamin Franklin (1830-1927).

New York, 1855 / From the Latting Observatory.

1855 USD 10,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 7,800.00
142 JACOBSEN, Antonio Nicolo Gasparo (1850-1921).

Clipper Ship Gamecock / Built at E. Boston in 1857 for Capt. D. E. Barne.

1918 USD 5,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 7,200.00
152 MARTEL, Pierre (19th Century).

Martel's New York Central Park: respectfully dedicated to the park comissioners.

1864 USD 4,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 7,200.00
200 SEYMOUR, Samuel (active 1797- 1823), after BIRCH, William (1755-1834).

The City of New York in the State of New York, North America.

1803 USD 15,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 7,200.00
112 FOREMAN, E. and Brown Jr.

New York and Environs, from Williamsburgh.

c. 1852. c. 1850's. USD 8,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 6,900.00
45 CARWITHAM, John (fl. 1723-1741).

A View of Fort George with the City of New York from the SW.

c. 1674. USD 10,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 6,600.00
74 DANCKERTS, Justus (1635-1701).

Novi Belgii Novae Que Angliae Nec Non Pennsylvaniae et Partis Virginiae Tabula.

c. 1684. USD 8,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 6,000.00
104 ENDICOTT & Co. (Mid-19th C.).

U.S. Monitor Weehawken.

1860's. USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 5,700.00
129 HAVELL, Robert Jr. (1793-1878).

Panoramic View of New York from the East River.

1840-1844. USD 8,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 5,700.00
107 ENDICOTT & Co. (Mid-19th C.).

U.S. Harbor & River Monitor, "Canonicus", built by Harrison Loring, Boston, Mass.

c. 1860's. USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 5,400.00
44 BURTON, C.W. (active, 1840's).

New York from Staten Island, Brooklyn City.

c. 1849. USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 5,100.00
132 HILL, J. W. (1812-1879).

Brooklyn, L. I. / As Seen From Trinity Church, New York.

1853 USD 2,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 5,100.00
72 CURRIER & IVES (1857-1907), after PARSONS, Charles (1821-1910).

The Great Ocean Yacht Race / Between The Henrietta, Fleetwing & Vesta. Dec. 11th, 1866.

1867 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 4,800.00
134 HILL, J. W. (1812-1879), engraved by MOTTRAM, C. (1807"“1876).

New York (Proof).

1855 USD 4,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 4,800.00
163 PALMER, Fanny (1812-1876), after a sketch by MANNING, H. D.

A Midnight Race on the Mississippi.

1860 USD 4,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 4,800.00
203 SMITH, Benjamin Franklin Jr.

Brooklyn, N.Y., 1854.

1854 USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD 4,800.00
213 After WALL, William G. (1792 "“1864), engraved by HILL, John (1770-1850).

City Hall / To the Honorable Philip Hone, Mayor of the City of New York...

1826 USD 1,500.00 - 3,000.00 USD 4,800.00
202 SMITH, Joseph R. (1796-1876).

..First Methodist Episcopal Church in John Street New York...

1844 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 4,500.00
8 BENNETT, William, J. (1787-1844).

"A Brisk Gale", Bay of New York.

1867 USD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00 USD 4,200.00
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br> The Library of Henry Rogers<br>Broughton, 2nd Baron Fairhaven<br>Part I<br>18 May 2022</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, May 18:</b> John James Audubon and James Bachman. <i>The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America.</i> New York: J.J. Audubon, 1845-1848. £150,000 to £250,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, May 18:</b> Thomas and William Daniell. <i>Oriental Scenery,</i> London, 1795-1807 [but 1841], 6 parts in 3 volumes, folio. £150,000 to £200,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, May 18:</b> Mark Catesby. <i>The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands...</i> London, 1731-1743, 2 volumes. £100,000 to £150,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, May 18:</b> Gould and Lear. <i>A monograph of the Ramphastidae,</i> 1854; <i>Illustrations of the family of Psittacidae,</i> 1832. £60,000 to £90,000.
  • <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Graphic Design<br>May 19, 2022</b>
    <b>Swann May 19:</b> Adolphe Mouron Cassandre, <i>Triplex,</i> pencil maquette, 1930. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann May 19:</b> Claude Fayette Brandon, <i>The Chap Book,</i> circa 1895. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann May 19:</b> Various Artists, a complete set of <i>Das Plakat,</i> set of 10 hardcover volumes, 1912-21. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann May 19:</b> Javier Gómez Acebo & Máximo Viejo Santamarta, <i>San Sebastian / XI Circuitto Automovilista,</i> 1935. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann May 19:</b> Ephraim Moses Lilien, <i>Berliner Tageblatt,</i> circa 1899. $12,000 to $18,000.
  • <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>26th May 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Birds.- Gould (John). <i>The Birds of Great Britain,</i> 5 vol., first edition, [1862-]1873. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Canadiana.- Cockburn (Maj. Gen. James Pattison, 1779-1847), After. [Six Landscape of Quebec City and Six Views of Niagara Falls], 2 suites in 1 vol., comprising 12 aquatints, 1833. £30,000 to £40,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Joyce (James). <i>Ulysses,</i> number 218 of 150 copies on verge d'arches, Paris, Shakespeare & Company, 1922. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>26th May 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> first paperback edition, signed by the author, 1997. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Du Maurier (Daphne). <i>Rebecca,</i> first edition, signed presentation inscription from the author to her governess, 1938. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Magna Carta.- An exact copy of King John's Great Charter of 1215, transcribed from the fire damaged but legible manuscript in the Cottonian Library, British Library, J. Pine, 1733. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>26th May 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Woolf (Virginia). <i>Mrs Dalloway,</i> first edition, Hogarth Press, 1925. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Tudor exiles opposed to the Marian regime.- Mary I (Queen of England) Letter signed "Marye the Quene" to Lord Paget, signed at head, titled at head "By the King and Quene", 1556. £8,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> America.- Newfoundland.- Whitbourne (Sir Richard). <i>A discourse and discouery of Nevv-found-land…,</i> second edition, By Felix Kingston, 1622. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>26th May 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Cervantès Saavedra (Miguel de). <i>El Ingenioso Hidalgo Do Quixote de la Mancha,</i> 4 vol., Madrid, Por Don Joaquin Ibarra, 1780. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Stubbs (George). <i>The Anatomy of the Horse,</i> first edition, first issue, Printed by J. Purser, for the Author, 1766. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Cardiology.- Lower (Richard). <i>Tractatus de Corde item De Motu & Colore Sanguinus et Chyli in cum Transitu,</i> first edition, 1669. £5,000 to £7,000.
  • <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 30</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>Initial A on vellum, Cologne around 1300. Est: €25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>J. Androuet du Cerceau, <i> Bastiments de France,</i> 1607. Est: €12,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>E. Cerillo, <i>Dipinti murali di Pompei,</i> 1886. Est: €2,500
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 30</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>L. de Austria, <i>Compilatio de astrorum scientia,</i> 1489. Est: €9,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>B. Besler, <i>Hortus Eystettensis,</i> around 1750. Est: €50,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br><i>PAN,</i> 1895-1900. Est: €15,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 30</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>F. Colonna, <i>Hypnerotomachia Poliphili,</i> 1545. Est: €40,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>F. Schiller, <i>Die Räuber,</i> 1781. Est: €12,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>J. Albers, <i>Formulation : Articulation,</i> 1972. Est: €18,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 30</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>G. B. Ramusio, <i>Delle navigationi e viaggi,</i> 1556-1613. Est: €14,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>M. Wied Neuwied, <i>Reise in das Innere Nord-America,</i> 1839-41. Est: €12,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>E. Paolozzi, <i>Bunk,</i> 1972. Est: €25,000
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