• <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Rosellini (Ippolito). <i>I Monumenti dell Egitto e Della Nubia,</i> Plate Volumes 1, 11 & 111, 3 vols. Elephant folio. €50,000 to €80,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Curtis (William), 1746 - 179, & other Editors. <i>The Botanical Magazine: or, The Flower Garden Displayed.</i> London 1793 - 1982-83. Together 184 vols. [with] other botanical material. €30,000 to €40,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Berkeley (George). <i>A Treatise Concerning the principles of Human Knowledge, wherein the chief Causes of Error and Difficulty in the Sciences…</i> Part I, Dublin, 1710 Rare First Edn. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Ruskin (John). A large finely executed Pencil Drawing, captioned <i>Oxford Cathedral, The Choir,</i> & Signed 'J. Ruskin Ch. Ch. 1838. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Sir Edward L. Lutyens. Howth Castle Plans: A Series of 10 Original Architects Drawings and Sketches, Alterations and Additions for J.C. Gaisford St. Lawrence, County Dublin, Ireland. €8,000 to €12,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Newman (Rev. Fr. John Henry, later Cardinal, now Saint) A very good collection of 24 A.L.S. to [Thomas] Gaisford of the Gaisford St. Lawrence family of Howth Castle. €10,000 to €15,000.
    <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Manuscript Atlas: Hodges, Smith & Co. <i>The Estate of the Rt. Hon. the Earl of Howth Situate in the County of Dublin,</i> lg. atlas folio Dublin (Hodges, Smith & Co.) 1863. €4,000 to €6,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Anon. <i>Herbolario Volgare: nel quale se dimostra conoscer le herbe et le sue vrtu…</i> Sm. 8vo Venice (Gio Maria Palamides) 1539. €3,000 to €4,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Baron (Caesar). <i>Annales Ecclesiastici</i>. [With] <i>Annalium Ecclesiasticorum Caesaris Baronii... Apparatus.</i> [With] <i>Index Universalis Rerum Omnium</i> [and one other]. 38 vols total. €1,500 to €2,000.
    <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Log Books of Three British Warships. Three folio Volumes, containing meticulously arranged logs of the voyages of Royal Navy Ships from 1876 – 1881. €1,200 to €1,800.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Walpole (Robert). <i>Memoirs Relating to European and Asiatic Turkey,</i> lg. 4to Lond. 1817. €1,000 to €1,500.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Bosio (Antonio). <i>Roma Sotteranea,</i> Opera Postuma. Large thick folio Rome (Guglielmo Facciotti) 1632. €1,000 to €1,500.
  • <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> ZEILER, Martin - <i>Topographiae Italiae.</i> Francoforte: Mattheus Merian, 1688. €3,500 to €4,500.
    <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> HAMILTON, William, Sir -- HANCARVILLE, Pierre-Francois HUGUES - Collection of Etruscan, Greek and Roman Antiquities from the Cabinet of the Hon. William Hamilton. Napoli: Francois Morelli, 1766-67. €38,000 to €48,000.
    <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> [ASTRONOMIA] - Manoscritto astronomico. Italia: 1650. €1,000 to €1,500.
    <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> DALI, Salvador - <i>Biblia Sacra vulgatae editionis.</i> Edizione “Ad Personam” Milano: Rizzoli, 1967. €40,000 to €60,000.
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Auction Name Books and Manuscripts - Live and Online Total Sales (USD) 883,328.00
Auction Date 05/12/2021 - 05/12/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 377,900.00
Sale Number #873 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 548,000.00
Total Lots 368
Sold Lots 353 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 395,300.00
% of Lots Sold 95.92% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 573,300.00
Unsold Lots 15 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 154.08%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
82 LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.

A very extensive run of The Limited Editions Club publications through 2010, v.p.

1929-2010 USD 50,000.00 - 70,000.00 USD 53,125.00
7

The Holy Bible, Conteyning the Old Testament, and the New… London: Robert Barker, 1611.

1611 USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD 52,500.00
123 MAGINN, William and William BATES, editors.  -- MACLISE, Daniel, illustrator. 

A Gallery of Illustrious Literary Characters (1830-1838)

1874 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 28,750.00
220 SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe (1792-1822)

Autograph letter signed ("P. B. S.") , to Charles Ollier.

1819 USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 27,500.00
3

The New Testament of our Sauiour Iesus Christe, faithfully translated out of the Greke, with the notes and expositions of the darke places therein.

1566 USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 23,750.00
298 CURRIER and IVES, publishers -- After Frances F. Palmer

Across the Continent. Westward the Course of Empire Takes Its Way, 1868

1868 USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 22,500.00
311 CURRIER and IVES, publishers -- After Frances F. Palmer

Yosemite Valley – California: The Bridal Veil Falls, 1866

1866 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 21,250.00
310 CURRIER and IVES, publishers -- After Frances F. Palmer

 The Rocky Mountains. Emigrants Crossing the Plains, 1866

1866 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 20,000.00
4

The New Testament of Jesus Christ, translated faithfully into English.

1582 USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 17,500.00
9 Edited by Brian Walton.

Biblia sacra polyglotta.

1655-57. USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 16,875.00
41

[BIBLE LEAVES - ENGLISH - 16TH CENTURY]. A group of 9 Bible leaves in English, comprising:

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 16,875.00
355 [RHOADS, Samuel, et al.]

Some Account of the Pennsylvania Hospital; From its first Rise, to the Beginning of the Fifth Month, called May, 1754.

1754 USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 USD 15,000.00
339 AUDUBON, John James (1785-1851). 

Yellow-Crowned Heron (CCCXXXVI) Ardea Violacea, L.

1836 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 13,750.00
2

Biblia.

1491 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 12,500.00
255 CURRIER and IVES, publishers -- After Lyman W. Atwater and Charles R. Parsons

Central-Park, Winter. The Skating Pond, 1862

1862 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 12,500.00
292 CURRIER and IVES, publishers -- After Frances F. Palmer

The Mississippi in the Time of Peace, 1865

1865 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 12,500.00
202A O'KEEFFE, Georgia (1887-1986)

A group of 9 letters to Jean Ledoux, 1944-1951.

1944-1951. USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 11,875.00
314 N. CURRIER, publisher -- After Frances F. Palmer

View of San Francisco, California. Taken from Telegraph Hill, April 1850, by Wm. B. McMurtrie, Draughtsman of the U. S. Surveying Expedition, 1851

1851 USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 11,875.00
356 GUITEAU, Charles Julius (1840-1882),

Assassin of President James A. Garfield. Autograph letter signed (“C. G.”), to Benjamin F. Butler.

1881 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 11,250.00
282 CURRIER and IVES, publishers 

The Great International University Boat Race On the River Thames (England) from Putney to Mortlake 4 Miles 2 Furlongs August 27th 1869. Between the Picked Crews of Harvard (American) and Oxford (English) Universities, 1869

1869 USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 USD 10,000.00
267 CURRIER and IVES, publishers -- After George H. Durrie  

Winter in the Country. Getting Ice, 1864

1864 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 9,375.00
13

The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament and the New.

1717-16. USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 8,125.00
299 N. CURRIER, publisher -- After Charles Parsons  

American “Express” Train, 1855

1855 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 6,250.00
351 HERRERA Y TORDESILLAS, Antonio de (1549-1625)

Historia general de los hechos de los castellanos en las islas y tierra firme del mar oceano...

1726-1728-1730. USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 USD 6,250.00
119 DICKENS, Charles (1812-1870)

Works.

1894 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 USD 5,625.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> C.F. Payne, <i>Micawber—Imitating Norman Rockwell's "Triple self-portrait,"</i> acrylic, watercolor & colored pencil, 2002. Sold June 2021 for $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Jane Russell, archive of letters written during a whaling voyage, 1840s. Sold July 2021 for $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Guild of Women Binders, exhibition binding of A.F. Pollard’s <i>Henry VIII,</i> London, 1902. Sold July 2021 for $12,350.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Robert Frost, <i>Collected Poems,</i> author’s presentation copy, signed, with entirety of <i>Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening</i> inscribed, NY, 1930. Sold June 2021 for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> James Joyce, <i>Ulysses,</i> deluxe limited issue, signed, London, 1936. Sold June 2021 for $21,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Mercator [family], <i>[World and Continents],</i> 5 double-page maps, Amsterdam, c. 1633. Sold June 2021 for $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> George Schlegel, <i>New York, Taken from Central Park,</i> hand-finished color-tinted lithograph, 1874. Sold June 2021 for $11,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Nicolaus Copernicus, <i>De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium,</i> second edition, Basel, 1566. Sold April 2021 for $75,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Book of Hours, Use of Utrecht, illuminated manuscript, c. 1435-45. Sold April 2021 for $60,000.
  • <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>September 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 20. ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY. Letter to the editors of the Boston Atlas on slavery and its political ramifications, 1842. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 208. HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. <i>A Farewell To Arms.</i> New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First edition. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 237. ADDAMS, CHARLES. Original drawing "Now Remember-act casual." $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>September 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 4. SMITH, ADAM. <i>An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations.</i> Philadelphia, 1789. The first American edition. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 131. BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VON. <i>Cinquieme Sinfonie en ut mineur: C Moll de Louis Van Beethoven. Oeuvre 67.</i> First edition of the complete score. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 73. Chinese Export Painting. Album of twenty-three original Chinese natural history studies of flowers and insects. Likely Canton: circa 1850. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>September 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 241. GOREY, EDWARD. Original drawing "Cat Drawing Wallpaper." Signed in Pencil in lower right margin. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 36. LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. Autograph note signed instructing Edwin Stanton to meet with the important African American abolitionist and officer Martin Delany. [Washington:] 21 February 1865. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 112. JONSON, BEN. <i>Workes</i>. London: William Stansby, 1616; Together with <i>Workes.</i> London: Richard Meighen,1640-41. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 161. STURGIS, LEE. <i>Salmon Fishing on Cain River, New Brunswick.</i> (Chicago:) Privately printed (for the author by Ralph Fletcher Seymour), 1919. First edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
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