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Old World Auctions: Antique Maps, Charts, Atlases and Engravings

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Auction Name Antique Maps, Charts, Atlases and Engravings Total Sales (USD) 20,382.00
Auction Date 10/14/2021 - 10/14/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 25,070.00
Sale Number #101421 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 30,685.00
Total Lots 192
Sold Lots 36 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 140,270.00
% of Lots Sold 18.75% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 172,915.00
Unsold Lots 156 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 11.79%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
1 Jean Boisseau

(Map - World) Nouvelle et Exacte Description de la Terre Universelle Selon les Auteurs Modernes Plus

1646 USD 5,500.00 - 6,500.00 USD 4,800.00
7 Willem Blaeu

(Map - Western Hemisphere - America) Americae Nova Tabula

1642 (circa) USD 4,750.00 - 6,000.00 USD 3,600.00
46 Coronelli/Nolin

(Map - Caribbean) Archipelague du Mexique, ou Sont les Isles de Cuba, Espagnole, I'Amaique, etc. Avec les Isles Lucayes, et les Isles Caribes, Connues sous le Nom d'Antilles

1742 USD 1,500.00 - 1,800.00 USD 1,320.00
13 Edward McCandlish

(Map - United States) Bootlegger's Map of the United States

1926 USD 1,400.00 - 1,700.00 USD 1,080.00
44 Jacques Nicolas Bellin

(Map - Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean) Carte Reduite du Golphe du Mexique et des Isles de l'Amerique pour Servir aux Vaisseaux du Roy...

1749 USD 1,400.00 - 1,700.00 USD 960.00
166 Sebastian Munster

(Map - Africa) Africa/ Lybia/ Moerenland/ mit Allen Kunigreichen/ so zu Unsern Zeiten Darin Gefunden Werden

1574 USD 1,100.00 - 1,400.00 USD 960.00
43 Johannes van Keulen

(Map - Gulf of Mexico) Pas Kaart van de Golff van Mexico

1695 (circa) USD 1,100.00 - 1,400.00 USD 780.00
47 Mercator/Hondius

(Map - Greater Antilles) Cuba Insula [on sheet with] Hispaniola Insula [and] Insula Iamaica [and] Ins. S. Ioannis [and] I.S. Margareta cum Confiniis

1609 USD 750.00 - 900.00 USD 660.00
17 Phelps & Ensign

(Map - Eastern United States) Phelps & Ensign's Travellers' Guide, and Map of the United States, Containing the Roads, Distances, Steam Boat and Canal Routes &c.

1842 USD 700.00 - 850.00 USD 540.00
136 Sebastian Munster

(Map - Arabia) Tabula Asiae VI

1540 USD 700.00 - 850.00 USD 480.00
134 Henry Abraham Chatelain

(Map - Istanbul, Turkey) Etat Abrege de la Maison du Grand Seigneur, de ses Revenus et le Gouvernement Civil, Militaire et Ecclesiastique de cet Empire

1720 (circa) USD 275.00 - 350.00 USD 450.00
6 Elijah H. Burritt

(Maps - Celestial) Atlas Designed to Illustrate Burritt's Geography of the Heavens, Comprising the Following Maps or Plates

1856 USD 400.00 - 475.00 USD 330.00
37 Samuel Augustus Mitchell

(Map - Wisconsin) Wisconsin

1846 USD 400.00 - 500.00 USD 300.00
137 Robert Sayer & John Bennett

(Map - Red Sea) A Chart of the Red Sea from Geddah to Suez, According to the General Chart of Mr. d'Apres de Mannevillette...

1781 USD 400.00 - 475.00 USD 300.00
58 Hessel Gerritsz & Joannes de Laet

(Map - Central South America, Paraguay) Paraguay, o Prov. de Rio de la Plata: met de Aenpalende Landen van Tucuman, ende Sta. Cruz de la Sierra

1625 (circa) USD 350.00 - 425.00 USD 276.00
59 Johannes Blaeu

(Map - Central South America, Paraguay) Paraquaria Vulgo Paraguay. Cum Adjacentibus

1690 (circa) USD 350.00 - 425.00 USD 276.00
106 Matthias Seutter

(Map - Italy) Italiae Antique Item Insularum Siciliae, Sardiniae, Corsicae, Typus et Nova Delineatio...

1740 (circa) USD 300.00 - 375.00 USD 228.00
140 Philippe de la Rue

(Map - Caucasus) Armenia Vetus in Quattuor Partes Distincta ad Tempora Iustiniani Imp.

1653 USD 275.00 - 350.00 USD 228.00
128 Nicolas Visscher

(Map - Middle East & Cyprus) De Gelegentheyt van 't Paradys ende 't Landt Canaan, Mitsgaders de Eerst Bewoonde Landen der Patriarchen, uyt de H. Schrifture...

1664 USD 240.00 - 300.00 USD 216.00
51 Hessel Gerritsz & Joannes de Laet

(Map - Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana) Guaiana sive Provinciae Intra Rio de las Amazonas Atque Rio de Yviapari sive Orinoque

1625 (circa) USD 240.00 - 300.00 USD 204.00
61 Antonio de Herrera y Tordesillas

(Map - Chile) Descripcion de la Provincia de Chile

1622 (circa) USD 240.00 - 300.00 USD 192.00
156 Bellin/Van Schley

(Map - Southeast Asia) Carte des Royaumes de Siam, de Tunquin, Pegu, Ava, Aracan, &c. pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages

1760 (circa) USD 240.00 - 300.00 USD 192.00
4 Johann Georg Schreiber

(Map - World) Globus Terrestris ex Probatissimis Recentiorum Geographorum Observationibus Confectus cum Systemate Copernicano...

1750 (circa) USD 275.00 - 350.00 USD 180.00
34 U.S. Coast Survey

(Map - Long Island, New York) Huntington Bay Founded Upon a Trigonometrical Survey Under the Direction of F.R. Hassler, Superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States

1849 USD 275.00 - 350.00 USD 180.00
129 Philippe de la Rue

(Map - Turkey & Cyprus) Asia Minor

1652 USD 200.00 - 240.00 USD 180.00
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br> Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including Americana<br>Online<br>Now through January 25, 2022</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Audubon, John James. The "Wild Turkey" manuscript — capturing one of the nation's most iconic symbols of unity. $250,000 to $350,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> (Flag) — Commemorative Thirteen-Star Flag. Pre-Civil War, Thirteen-Star Flag of the United States, from the collection of Charles Kuralt. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Fitzgerald, F. Scott. <i>Tender is the Night</i>. First edition, presentation copy, and a former mystery. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Audubon, John James. The "Wild Turkey" manuscript — capturing one of the nation's most iconic symbols of unity. $250,000 to $350,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Salinger, J.D. <i>The Catcher in the Rye.</i> A strikingly fresh first edition of Salinger's essential novel. $20,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Whitman, Walt. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> “America's second Declaration of Independence” — signed by Whitman. $150,000 to $200,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> [Dylan, Bob]. Some of the earliest known professional portraits. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Y-Worth [Yarworth], William. <i>Cerevisiarii Comes: Or, the New and True Art of Brewing…</i> A rare and early English work on the art of brewing. $5,000 to $7,000.
  • <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> RUTH BADER GINSBERG’S PERSONAL COPY OF THE 1957-58 HARVARD LAW REVIEW, HEAVILY ANNOTATED BY HER.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> RUTH BADER GINSBURG’S TEXTBOOK FOR HER “CIVIL PROCEDURE” CLASS AT HARVARD, HEAVILY ANNOTATED BY HER.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> RUTH BADER GINSBURG’S TEXTBOOK FOR COLUMBIA LAW SCHOOL CLASS ON JURISPRUDENCE, HEAVILY ANNOTATED BY HER.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> HONORARY DOCTORATE AWARDED TO RUTH BADER GINSBURG BY SMITH COLLEGE, 1994.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> A COPY OF JUSTICE GINSBURG’S ARTICLE, “WOMEN IN THE FEDERAL JUDICIARY,” SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE JUSTICE TO SENATOR NANCY KASSEBAUM.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> A COPY OF SANDRA DAY O’CONNOR’S ARTICLE, “THEY OFTEN ARE HALF-OBSCURE: THE RIGHTS OF THE INDIVIDUAL AND THE LEGACY OF OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES,” PRESENTED TO RUTH BADER GINSBURG.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> A DELUXE EDITION OF ANTONIN SCALIA’S MAKING YOUR CASE: THE ART OF PERSUADING JUDGES, FROM AN EDITION OF 2000, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED TO RUTH BADER GINSBURG.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> A FIRST EDITION OF SONIA SOTOMAYOR’S <i>MY BELOVED WORLD,</i> SIGNED AND INSCRIBED TO RUTH BADER GINSBURG.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> A FIRST EDITION OF AL GORE’S “THE ASSAULT ON REASON,” SIGNED AND INSCRIBED TO RUTH BADER GINSBURG.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> <i>BELOVED</i> BY TONI MORRISON, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO RUTH AND MARTIN GINSBURG.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> A FIRST EDITION OF GLORIA STEINEM’S “MY LIFE ON THE ROAD,” SIGNED AND INSCRIBED TO RUTH BADER GINSBURG.
  • <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> DANTE ALIGHIERI (1265-1321). <i>Commedia.</i> Venezia: Vindelino da Spira, 1477. Estimate: € 40.000 - 60.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> DALI, Salvador (1908-1989) - William SHAKESPEARE (1564-1616). <i>Romeo e Giulietta.</i> Milan: Rizzoli, 1975. Estimate: € 25.000 - 35.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> MALVASIA, Cornelio; MONTANARI, Geminiano. <i>Ephemerides novissimae motuum coelestium.</i> Modena: Cassiani, 1662. Estimate: € 8.000 - 12.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> JANSSONIUS, Johannes. <i>Atlantis majoris quinta pars, Orbem maritimum [Novus Atlas, volume V: carte marittime].</i> Amsterdam: Janssonius, 1650. Estimate: € 12.000 - 18.000.
  • <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>A Record Breaking Season</b>
    <b>Swann:</b> <i>The Book of Mormon,</b> first edition, Palmyra, NY, 1830. Sold Sept. 30 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> Vincent Van Gogh, <i>Homme à la Pipe: Portrait du Docteur Gachet, Evening,</i> etching, 1890. Sold Nov. 2 — $161,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edward Ruscha, <i>Stains,</i> title page, one of 70, signed, 1969. Sold Nov. 9 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> John James Audubon, <i>Carolina Parrot, Plate 26,</i> hand colored aquatint, 1828. Sold Dec.9 — $137,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edmund Dulac, <i>The Snow Queen,</i> watercolor, gouache, pen & ink, 1910. Sold Dec. 16 — $125,000.
  • <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>26 January 2022<br>Printed Books & Maps,<br>The Sinclair Hood Library of Archaeology,<br>The Charles Tomlinson Poetry Library</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Biggs (Thomas, Hope, Theodore C & Fergusson, James). <i>Architecture at Ahmedabad, The Capital of Goozerat,</i> 1st edition, London: John Murray, 1866. £3,000 to £5,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Daniell (Thomas and William). <i>Oriental Scenery. One Hundred and Fifty Views of the Architecture, Antiquities and Landscape Scenery of Hindoostan,</i> 6 parts, 1812-16. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Hamilton (Sir William & Pierre Francois Hugues d'Hancarville). Collection of Etruscan, Greek and Roman Antiquities from the Cabinet of the Hon.ble Wm Hamilton, volumes I & II only (of 4), Naples, 1766-67. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>26 January 2022<br>Printed Books & Maps,<br>The Sinclair Hood Library of Archaeology,<br>The Charles Tomlinson Poetry Library</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Moore (Lieutenant Joseph & Captain Frederick Marryat). Eighteen Views taken at & near Rangoon, [1825]. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Williamson (Captain Thomas & Howitt, Samuel). <i>Oriental Field Sports; Being a Complete, Detailed and Accurate Description of the Wild Sports of the East;</i> 1st edition, London, 1807. £5,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Knoop (Johann Hermann). <i>Pomologia, dat is Beschryvingen en Afbeeldingen van de beste zoorten van Appels en Peeren, Fructologia …,</i> 3 volumes in 1, Leeuwarden: A Ferwerda and G. Tresling, [1758]. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>26 January 2022<br>Printed Books & Maps,<br>The Sinclair Hood Library of Archaeology,<br>The Charles Tomlinson Poetry Library</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> North America. Wyld (James), Map of the Colony of British Columbia and the British & American Territory West of the Rocky Mountains, Including Vancouvers Island and the Gold Fields, 1858. £1,500 to £2,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Pocket Globe. A Correct Globe with the New Discoveries, circa 1785. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Wales. Morden (Robert), Twelve 'playing card maps' of Wales, circa 1676. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>26 January 2022<br>Printed Books & Maps,<br>The Sinclair Hood Library of Archaeology,<br>The Charles Tomlinson Poetry Library</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Society of Dilettanti. <i>Antiquities of Ionia,</i> 5 volumes: 1821, 1797, 1840, 1881 & 1915. £3,000 to £5,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Churchill (Winston Spencer). <i>The People's Rights,</i> 1st edition, 1st issue, London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1910]. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Paz (Octavio). <i>Blanco,</i> 1st edition, limited numbered edition, Mexico: Joaquín Mortiz, 1967. £500 to £800.
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