• Freeman’s | Hindman, June 25: [Keats, John] Spenser, Edmund: The Works of that Famous English Poet, Mr. Edmond Spenser. $50,000 - $80,000.
    Freeman’s | Hindman, June 25: (Walton, Izaak): The Compleat Angler or the Contemplative man's Recreation. Being a Discourse of Fish and Fishing. $30,000 - $50,000.
    Freeman’s | Hindman, June 25: Thomas, Gabriel: An Historical and Geographical Account of the Province and Country of Pensilvania; and of West-New-Jersey in America. $25,000 - $35,000.
    Freeman’s | Hindman, June 25: [Carroll, Lewis]: The Game of Alice in Wonderland. $2,000 - $3,000.
    Freeman’s | Hindman, June 25: Athias, Joseph, et al.: Biblia Hebraica. $7,000 - $10,000.
    Freeman’s | Hindman, June 25: [Warhol, Andy, and Jens Quistgaard] Dansk Designs Salesman's Presentation Catalogue. $2,500 - $3,500.
  • Sotheby’s, June 26: Poe, Edgar Allan. Tamerlane — the most poignant rarity in American literature. 400,000 - 600,000 USD
    Sotheby’s, June 26: The Declaration of Independence. "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal..." 2,500,000 - 5,000,000 USD
    Sotheby’s, June 26: William Blake. “Poems with very wild and interesting pictures” 1,200,000 - 1,800,000 USD
    Sotheby’s, June 26: Thomas Taylor [artist]. The original cover art for Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 400,000 - 600,000 USD
  • Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 4. Blaeu's Magnificent Carte-a-Figures World Map in Full Contemporary Color (1642) Est. $12,000 - $15,000
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 125. 1775 Edition of the Landmark Fry-Jefferson Map of Virginia and Maryland (1775) Est. $15,000 - $18,000
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 673. Rare Frontispiece in Full Contemporary Color with Gilt Highlights (1662) Est. $4,000 - $4,750
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 717. Complete Tanner Atlas with Important Maps of Texas & Iowa (1845) Est. $4,000 - $4,750
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 3. Henricus Hondius' Baroque-Style World Map (1641) Est. $9,500 - $11,000
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 258. Complete Set of De Bry's Native Virginians & Picts from Part I of Grands Voyages (1608) Est. $2,750 - $3,500
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 608. Superb Work on 18th Century Russia with over 100 Maps and Plates (1788) Est. $3,500 - $4,250
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 49. One of the Most Important 16th Century Maps of the New World (1556) Est. $5,000 - $6,000
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 706. Superb Image of the Annunciation in Contemporary Hand Color (1518) Est. $900 - $1,100
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 123. One of the Earliest Maps to Show Philadelphia (1695) Est. $4,000 - $4,750
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 631. One of the Earliest Printed Maps of Afghanistan & Pakistan (1482) Est. $1,900 - $2,200
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 689. Proof Copy Engraving of the Senate Floor During the Compromise of 1850 (1855) Est. $1,500 - $1,800
  • Bonhams, June 15-25: 18th Century American Sea Captain's Journals of Voyages to Hawaii, China, and South America. $35,000 - $45,000
    Bonhams, June 15-25: Admiral Richard E. Byrd's Autograph Diary from Bolling Advance Base, Winter 1934. $40,000 - $60,000
    Bonhams, June 15-25: Thoreau, Henry David. Walden; Or, Life in the Woods. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1854. $4,000 - $6,000
    Bonhams, June 15-25: Cellarius, Andreas. Harmonia macrocosmica seu atlas universalis et novus, totius universi creati cosmographiam generalem, et novam exhibens. $20,000 - $30,000
    Bonhams, June 15-25: Nobelist George Stigler's Copy of Ricardo's Classic on the Science of Economics. $20,000 - $30,000
    Bonhams, June 15-25: Histoire charmante de l'adolescente sucre d'amour. Paris: F. L. Schmied, 1927. $15,000 - $20,000
    Bonhams, June 15-25: Fine Copy of Walras's Classic on the Theory of Marginal Utility. $12,000 - $18,000
    Bonhams, June 15-25: Arion Press Moby Dick. Melville, Herman. $8,000 - $12,000
    Bonhams, June 15-25: Venegas, Miguel. Noticia de la California, y desu conquista temporal, y espiritual hasta el tiempo presente. $7,000 - $9,000
    Bonhams, June 15-25: Carelton Watkins, Yosemite and the West. Portfolio of 21 imperial albumen prints. $6,000 - $9,000
    Bonhams, June 15-25: An Unpublished Archive of Thornton Wilder Correspondence to F.J. O'Neil. $6,000 - $9,000
    Bonhams, June 15-25: Vesalius, Andreas. 1514-1564. Suorum de humani corporis fabrica librorum epitome. $100,000 - $150,000
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Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books: Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper

Auction Reports

Auction Name Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper Total Sales (USD) 56,347.50
Auction Date March 30, 2024 - March 30, 2024 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 100,650.00
Sale Number #33024 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 197,700.00
Total Lots 161
Sold Lots 157 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 102,950.00
% of Lots Sold 97.52% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 202,300.00
Unsold Lots 4 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 27.85%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
61158 John James Audubon

Audubon, Imperial Folio - Musk Ox. 111

1845-1851 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 5,885.00
61079 Pierre Joseph Redoute

Redoute, Rare, Large Folio - Rose - Rosa Damascena

1817-1824 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 3,355.00
61159 John James Audubon

Audubon, Imperial Folio - Red Texan Wolf. 82

1845-1851 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 2,805.00
61048 Colorist: K. Strickler

Strickler, Rare - View of New York City

c1840 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 2,475.00
61161 Karl Bodmer

Karl Bodmer - Mandan Indians. 20

1839-1842 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 2,365.00
61137 John Gould

Gould - Phaon Comet Hummingbird

1849-1887 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 2,145.00
61160 Karl Bodmer

Karl Bodmer - Funeral Scaffold of a Sioux Chief near Fort Pierre. 11

1839-1842 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 1,925.00
61040 Georg Braun & Frans Hogenberg

Braun & Hogenberg, pub. 1575 - View of Jerusalem, Israel

1575-1617 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 1,485.00
61031 Mathew Carey

Carey, pub. 1814 - State of Ohio with part of Upper Canada

1814 USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 1,155.00
61044 Gerard and Cornelis de Jode

De Jode, Rare, pub. 1593 - Map of Portugal (Portugalliae Quae Olim Lusitania Vernando Alvaro Secco Autore Recens Descriptio)

1593 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 880.00
61157 John Gould; Artist: Edward Lear

Lear & Gould - Green Aracari or Toucan

1833-1835 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 715.00
61042 Gerard and Cornelis de Jode

De Jode, Rare, pub. 1593 - Map of Germany (Germaniae Totius, Nostrae Europae celeberrimae regionis, description singularis)

1593 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 660.00
61013 David Roberts

David Roberts - 6 Folio Holy Land Lithographs

1842-1849 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 632.50
61035 Georg Braun & Frans Hogenberg

Braun & Hogenberg, pub. 1575 - Views of Germany: Lubeck & Hamburg

1575-1617 USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 632.50
61036 Georg Braun & Frans Hogenberg

Braun & Hogenberg, pub. 1575 - View of Vienna, Austria & Budapest, Hungary

1575-1617 USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 632.50
61041 Gerard and Cornelis de Jode

De Jode, Rare, pub. 1593 - Map of Frisia, Germany (Frisiae Orientalis nova et exacta descriptio Auctore Laurentio Michaelis ab Hagen Karchen...)

1593 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 632.50
61153 Mark Catesby

Catesby, Folio - American Swallow with Lily. Sup-8

1754 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 632.50
61155 Mark Catesby

Catesby, Folio - Razor-billed Backbird of Jamaica with Lady's Slipper Orchid. Sup-3

1754 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 632.50
61017 August Nicolas Vaillant & Achille Etienne Gigault de la Salle

Vaillant - 4 View of Macao, China

1845-1852 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 577.50
61063 Jules Cheret; Artist: Mce Realier-Dumas

Matires Affiches by Realier-Dumas - Champagne Jules Mumm. 111

1896-1900 USD 600.00 - 1,000.00 USD 577.50
61156 John Gould

Gould - Humboldt's Aracari or Toucan

1833-1835 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 550.00
61016 David Roberts

David Roberts - Karnac

1842-1849 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 522.50
61151 Mark Catesby

Catesby, Folio - Cacao Tree (Chocolate). Sup-6

1754 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 522.50
61015 David Roberts

David Roberts - Part of the Portico of Edfou

1842-1849 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 495.00
61148 John Gould

Gould, Australia - Sacred Halcyon or Kingfisher

1840-1869 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 495.00
  • Dominic Winter Auctioneers
    Auctions on June 19
    and June 20
    Dominic Winter, June 19: Lot 70 - Warner (Robert). The Orchid Album, 11 volumes, 1882-1897. £5,000 to £8,000
    Dominic Winter, June 19: Lot 151 - United States. Melish (John), Map of the United States with..., British & Spanish Possessions, 1816. £40,000 to £60,000
    Dominic Winter, June 19: Lot 159 - World. Speed (John), A New and Accurat Map of the World, 1676. £4,000 to £6,000.
    Dominic Winter Auctioneers
    Auctions on June 19
    and June 20
    Dominic Winter, June 20: Lot 503 - American Civil War playing cards. Union Cards, New York: American Card Co., 1862. £500 to £800
    Dominic Winter, June 20: Lot 573 - Shepard (Ernest Howard), 'The Hour is Come’, original watercolour, [1959]. £10,000 to £15,000
    Dominic Winter, June 20: Lot 922 - Wilde (Oscar). An Ideal Husband, large paper limited issue, 1899. £4,000 to £6,000
    Dominic Winter Auctioneers
    Auctions on June 19
    and June 20
    Dominic Winter, June 20: Lot 744 - Disney (Walt). “Sketch Book” [of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs], 1938. £700 to £1,000
    Dominic Winter, June 20: Lot 771 - Auden (Wystan Hugh). Portrait of the head of W. H. Auden, 1970. £1,000 to £1,500
    Dominic Winter, June 20: Lot 822 - Fleming (Ian). Goldfinger, 1st edition, signed by the author, 1959. £6,000 to £8,000
    Dominic Winter Auctioneers
    Auctions on June 19
    and June 20
    Dominic Winter, June 20: Lot 895 - Rowling (J. K.). A complete inscribed set of Harry Potter books plus ephemera. £8,000 to £12,0000
    Dominic Winter, June 20: Lot 883 - Orwell (George). Nineteen Eighty-Four, 1st edition, London: Secker & Warburg, 1949. £3,000 to £5,000
    Dominic Winter, June 20: Lot 700 - Ashendene Press. T. Lucreti Cari De Rerium Natura Libri Sex, Chelsea: Ashendene Press, 1913. £4,000 to £6,000
  • Heritage Auctions, June 27
    F. Scott Fitzgerald
    The Great Gatsby
    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    Mary Shelley
    Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus
    London: Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor, & Jones, 1818
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    J. R. R. Tolkien
    The Hobbit; or, There and Back Again
    London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1937
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    Jane Austen
    Emma: A Novel. In Three Volumes. By the Author of "Pride and Prejudice," &c. &c.
    London: Printed for John Murray, 1816
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    An Inland Voyage
    London: C. Kegan Paul & Co., 1878
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    Ernest Hemingway
    Three Stories & Ten Poems
    Paris: Contact Publishing Co., 1923
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
    History of the Expedition under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark
    Philadelphia, 1814
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    Emily Dickinson
    Autograph letter signed ("Emily and Vinnie"), to Mary Adelaide Hills
    Amherst, MA, Late April, 1880
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    John Keats
    Autograph letter signed ("John Keats"), to Mrs. Jeffrey
    Honiton 4 or 5 May 1818
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    Samuel Johnson
    A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are deduced from their Originals…
    London, 1765
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    H. P. Lovecraft
    Small archive of nine lengthy autograph letters signed variously over a period of six years to J. Vernon Shea.
    Various places, 1931-1937
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    Izaak Walton
    The Compleat Angler or the Contemplative Man's Recreation…
    London: T. homas Maxey for Rich. ard Marriot, 1653
  • Bonhams, June 25: Vesalius, Andreas. 1514-1564. De humani corporis fabrica libri septem. $200,000 - $300,000
    Bonhams, June 25: Gersdorff, Hans Von. 1455-1529. Feldtbuch der wundartzney. $40,000 - $60,000
    Bonhams, June 25: Pare, Ambroise. C.1509-1590. La Methode Curative des Playes, et Fractures de la Teste humaine. Avec les pourtraits des Instruments necessaires pour la curation d'icelles. $25,000 - $30,000
    Bonhams, June 25: Reisch, Gregor. 1470-1525. Margarita Philosophica. $20,000 - $30,000
    Bonhams, June 25: Bright, Richard. 1789-1858. Reports of Medical Cases, Selected with a View of Illustrating the Symptoms and Cure of Diseases by a Reference to Morbid Anatomy. $12,000 - $18,000
    Bonhams, June 25: Berengario da Carpi, Giacomo. C. 1460-1530. Tractatus de fractura calve sive cranei. $10,000 - $15,000
    Bonhams, June 25: Vicq D'Azyr, Felix. 1748-1794. Traite d'antomie et de physiologie. $8,000 - $12,000
    Bonhams, June 25: Croce, Giovanni Andrea Della. 1509?-1775. Chirurgia libri septem... $8,000 - $12,000
    Bonhams, June 25: Bruno Da Longburgo. 1200-1286. La cyrogia di Maistro Bruno: Expertissimo in quella. Tradutta in vulgare. $8,000 - $12,000
    Bonhams, June 25: Schwann, Theodor. 1810-1882. Mikroskopische Untersuchungen uber die Ubereinstimmung in der Struktur und dem Wachsthum der Thiere und Pflanzen. $8,000 - $12,000
    Bonhams, June 25: Cowper, William. 1666-1709. The Anatomy of Humane Bodies, with Figures Drawn after the Life… $6,000 - $9,000
    Bonhams, June 25: Bidloo, Govard. 1649-1713. Anatomia humani corporis, centum & quinque tabulis, per artificiossis. G. de Lairesse ad vivum delineatis. $6,000 - $9,000
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