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  • <b>Bloomsbury Auctions: Books and Works on Paper, including Fine Photographs. December 14, 2017</b>
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Rowling (J.K.). Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, original fine black pen and ink manuscript book by the author J.K.Rowling, with 31pp of text and illustrations. £80,000 to £120,000
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Blaeu (Johannes). <i>Vierde Stuck der Aerdrycks-Beschryving, welck vervat Engelandt</i>, i.e. <i>Theatrum Orbis Terrarum</i>. vol 4, England & Wales. £10,500 to £12,500
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Miró (Joan). L'Homme au Balencier, etching, aquatint and carborundum, printed in colours on Japan paper, signed in pencil lower right. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Bloomsbury Auctions: Books and Works on Paper, including Fine Photographs. December 14, 2017</b>
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Steve McCurry (b.1950). Afghan Girl, 1984, pigment inkjet print, signed and numbered 48/250 in pencil on lower margin. £2,500 to £3,500
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Keough (Pat and Rosemarie). <i>Antarctica</i>, no 228 of 950 copies, signed by the authors, many colour illustrations, original dark grey morocco. £2,800 to £3,200
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Rowlandson (Thomas). Darby & Joan, the idyllically contended couple sit either side of a stove in a cosy domestic interior, ink and watercolour on wove paper. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Bloomsbury Auctions: Books and Works on Paper, including Fine Photographs. December 14, 2017</b>
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Procktor (Patrick). Tiny blue-eyed goldfish, watercolour, 310 x 460mm., signed in blue crayon, lower right, titled and inscribed Muscat Jan 19. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Iouri Abramochkin (b.1936). Horsemen, Dagestan, 1968, Lambda print, printed later, signed, dated, editioned 1/8 and annotated in black ink verso. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Ravilious (Eric).- Shakespeare (William). Twelfth NIght, or, What You Will, number 79 of 275 copies , wood-engraved title. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Bloomsbury Auctions: Books and Works on Paper, including Fine Photographs. December 14, 2017</b>
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Michelangelo.- Chastel (André). <i>The Vatican Frescoes of Michelangelo</i>, Photography by Takashi Okamura, 2 vol., one of 600 sets, colour plates. £500 to £700
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Wyndham (John). <i>The Day of the Triffids; The Kraken Wakes; The Chrysalids;</i> together with 8 other volumes. All first editions. £400 to £600
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Alfred Stieglitz (1864-1946). Goats Along The Seine, 1894. Photogravure, printed 1990s by Dorothy Norman, one from an edition of 40 published by Aperture. £400 to £600
  • <b>Bonhams: History of Science and Technology. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 95. Turing. <i>Systems of Logic Based on Ordinals</i>. Offprint. London, 1939. Robin Gandy's Copy. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 98. Zernike, Fritz. The 1953 Nobel Prize for Physics: The Invention of the Phase-Contrast Microscope. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 111. Apple 1 Computer, operational, with exceptional provenance. $400,000 to $600,000
    <b>Bonhams: Voices of the 20th Century. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1074. Bruce, Lenny. An unreleased 16 mm film by "Count" Lewis DePasquale featuring Lenny Bruce. $7,000 to $10,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1254. Hirohito. Manuscript in Japanese, "The Emperor's Monologue," transcribed by Terasaki Hidenari. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1095. Goldman. Emma. Large archive of correspondence, much of it to Warren Starr Van Valkenburgh. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: History of Science and Technology. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 109. Wozniak and Jobs. The First Digital "Blue Box", Berkeley, 1972. $30,000 to $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 46. Newton, Isaac. <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica</i>. 1st issue. London, 1687. $300,000 to $500,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 49. Newton. Autograph Manuscript in English, a portion of a draft of Newton's study on revelation. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams: Voices of the 20th Century. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1027. Fitzgerald, F. Scott. The Great Gatsby. 1st edition, 1st issue. Scribners, 1925. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1042. Hemingway., Ernest. For Whom the Bell Tolls. Presentation copy, one of 15 copies. Scribners, 1940. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1215. A 48-star American Flag, flown from LCT-703, sunk on Omaha Beach, December 1944. $15,000 to $20,000
  • <b>Les Collections Aristophil:<br>December 20, 2017</b>
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> SAINT-EXUPERY, ANTOINE DE. Kodachrome Film (16mm) showing Antoine de Saint-Exupery and Consuelo on a boat, 1942. JOINED: Guestbook for the Boat, signed, with a drawing of the Little Prince. 15 000 to 20 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> CANDEE, HELEN CHURCHILL. Autograph manuscript. TITANIC, 40 leaves. Original account of the most famous shipwreck, by a survivor of the ordeal. 300 000 to 400 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> TITANIC. Collection of 7 documents relating to the shipwreck of the Titanic (14 April 1912). 20 000 to<br>30 000 €
    <b>Les Collections Aristophil:<br>December 20, 2017</b>
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> DUPLEIX DE CADIGNAN, JEANBAPTISTE. Signed autograph manuscript. Thirty years of memoirs related to military services and important information on the American War of Independence.<br>40 000 to 50 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> CURTIUS. Faiz et Conquestes d'Alexandre [Histoire d'Alexandre le Grand]. In French, illuminated manuscript on paper and parchment, 16 large miniatures. 300 000 to<br>500 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> NELSON, HORATIO. Signed autograph letter, ‘Nelson & Bronte,” aboard the Amazon, 14 October 1801, addressed to Sir William Hamilton. 4 000 to 5 000 €
    <b>Les Collections Aristophil:<br>December 20, 2017</b>
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> GIROLAMO FRANCESCO MARIA MAZZUOLI DIT LE PARMESAN. Le couple amoureux. Pen and brown ink. 80 000 to 120 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> SADE, DONATIEN-ALPHONSE-FRANÇOIS, MARQUIS DE. Autograph manuscript. The 120 Days of Sodom, or the School of Libertinage, 1785.<br>4 000 000 to 6 000 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> MIRÓ, JOAN. Signed autograph correspondence to Thomas and Diane Bouchard (1949-1976). 50 000 to 60 000 €
    <b>Les Collections Aristophil:<br>December 20, 2017</b>
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> BALZAC, HONORÉ DE. Signed autograph manuscript, Ursule Mirouët, [1841]. One of only two manuscripts of novels by Balzac in private hands. 800 000 to<br>1 200 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> LENOIR, ALEXANDRE. Essai sur l'histoire des arts en Egypte pouvant servir d'appendice au grand ouvrage de la Commission. autograph manuscript with numerous additions and corrections. 40 000 to 50 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> SCHRÖDINGER, ERWIN. Autograph manuscript [Spring 1946, sent to Albert Einstein]. 1 500 to 2 000 €

A MAGNIFICENT COLLECTION OF EARLY PANORAMAS, PHOTOBOOKS AND INDIVIDUAL PRINTS, TOTALLING OVER 1700 IMAGES; HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:

Lot Number 84
Author Jerusalem and the Holy Land in Photographs: 1850 to c.1930
Title

A MAGNIFICENT COLLECTION OF EARLY PANORAMAS, PHOTOBOOKS AND INDIVIDUAL PRINTS, TOTALLING OVER 1700 IMAGES; HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:

Year Published c.1856
Place Printed
Printed By
Description A MAGNIFICENT COLLECTION OF EARLY PANORAMAS, PHOTOBOOKS AND INDIVIDUAL PRINTS, TOTALLING OVER 1700 IMAGES; HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:

PANORAMAS:Isaacs, Albert. Jerusalem from Mt. Olivet. [c.1856], 2-PART, ALBUMEN PRINTS (overall 140 x 530mm.)[?Isaacs, A.A.] Jerusalem. [c.1857], 3-PART, SALTED PAPER PRINTS (190 x 760mm.)Robertson and Beato. Jerusalem. [1857], 2-PART, ALBUMEN PRINTS (230 x 560mm.) Cramb, John. Jerusalem. [c.1860], 2-PART, ALBUMEN PRINTS (160 x 430mm.)[Anon.] Jerusalem. [c.1860s-70s], 3-PART, ALBUMEN PRINTS (260 x 1140mm.), not joined[Anon.] Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives. [c.1875], 3-PART, ALBUMEN PRINTS (215 x 760mm.)Fiorillo, Luigi. Panoramic view of Jerusalem. [c.1890s], 3-PART, ALBUMEN PRINTS (190 x 740mm.)[Anon.] Jerusalem. [c.1890s], 3-PART, ALBUMEN PRINTS (215 x 760mm.)Dormition Abbey, publisher. Jerusalem. [c.1910], ROTOGRAVURE PRINT (150 x 1240mm.)Wallace, W.R. Jerusalem. [c.1920], GELATIN SILVER PRINT (200 x 1040mm.), framedAmerican Colony. Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives. [c.1930s], MAMMOTH GELATIN SILVER PRINT (440 x 1650mm.), framed PHOTOBOOKS AND ALBUMS:[Bridges, George] Selections from ... genuine photographs ... taken around the shores of the Mediterranean between the years 1846-52. Cheltenham, [1852], Parts 1 and 2 (of 3), 2 volumes, folio, 8 SALTED PAPER PRINTS (Rachel's grave; The Jews' Wailing Place [Western Wall]; The Jews' cemetery; Pompeii; the Cave of Machpelah; The Garden of Gethsemane; The Acropolis of Athens; and The Sphynx), text, Bridges's crest on the reverse of each mount and on both upper wrappers, modern brown half morocco, original wrappers bound inFrith, Francis. Sinai and Palestine [-Lower Egypt, Thebes and the Pyramids; -Upper Egypt and Ethiopia; -Egypt, Sinai and Palestine; -Supplement]. London, [1862], 4 volumes, folio, 148 gold-toned ALBUMEN PRINTS, original cloth, rebackedBedford, Francis. Photographic pictures made... during the tour of the East. Section 2. Holy Land and Syria. London, [1863], large oblong folio, 47 ALBUMEN PRINTS, contemporary red half moroccoRobertson and Beato. Jerusalem. Album photographique. Constantinople, [1864], FIRST EDITION, folio, lithographed title, 19 ALBUMEN PRINTS, original dark purple cloth boards, neatly rebackedMcDonald, James--Wilson, C.W. Ordnance Survey of Jerusalem. 1865, FIRST EDITION, 3 volumes, folio, PHOTOGRAPH VOLUME PRESENTED TO THE DIRECTOR OF THE ORDNANCE SURVEY COLONEL SIR HENRY JAMES, 2 ALBUMEN PRINTS mounted to titles of volumes 1 and 2, and 76 ALBUMEN PRINTS (including 5 PANORAMAS), plates, and 5 large folding maps, 2 additional maps, contemporary half moroccoBedford, Francis--Mott, Mrs. The stones of Palestine. London, 1865, 8vo, 12 ALBUMEN PRINTS, original green cloth, contents loose (gutta percha perished as usual)Bedford, Francis. The Holy Land, Egypt, Constantinople, Athens etc. With text... by W.M. Thompson. London, [c.1866], 4to, 48 ALBUMEN PRINTS, contemporary blue half calf, binding restoredBergheim, Peter, and others. Album. [c.1860s], Folio, 14 ALBUMEN PRINTS, 6 signed "P. Bergheim," one signed "W. Hammerschmidt", contemporary brown half moroccoBonfils, Frank Mason Good, and others. Album. [c.1860s], folio, 93 ALBUMEN PRINTS, modern black half moroccoFrith, Francis, Frank Mason Good, and others. 24 Photographic illustrations of the Holy Land. [c.1870], small 4to, 24 ALBUMEN PRINTS, loose as issued, original green cloth portfolioBonfils, Felix. Souvenirs d'Orient: Palestine. [1878], large oblong folio, 50 ALBUMEN PRINTS, contemporary red morocco-backed cloth, slightly wornMaison Bonfils. Album. [c.1860s-1870s], large oblong folio, 100 ALBUMEN PRINTS, comprising 96 large and 4 showing 40 carte-de-visite size images, contemporary black morocco, upper cover titled "Palestine"Maison Bonfils. Album. [c.1860s-1880s], oblong folio, 53 ALBUMEN PRINTS, black cloth, rebacked and recornered in black calfMaison Bonfils. Album. [c.1870s.], folio, 34 ALBUMEN PRINTS, contemporary blue morocco, rebackedBonfils, Felix. Souvenirs d'Orient: Palestine. [c.1880], 8vo, 30 ALBUMEN PRINTS, red morocco-backed clothFrith, Francis. Photo-Pictures from the Lands of the Bible. [c.1880], folio, 71 ALBUMEN PRINTS, dark green morocco, rubbedPhotochrom Zurich. Palestina. [Zurich, 1890s], oblong 4to, 27 PHOTOCHROMS, mounted, loose as issued in portfolio, slightly wornPhotochrom Zurich. Album. Zurich, [1890s], 24 PHOTOCHROMS, original olive wood boardsAmerican Colony. [Album, c.1880-1910], folio, 21 ALBUMEN AND 28 GELATIN SILVER PRINTS, contemporary green half morocco, spine slightly worn INDIVIDUAL PRINTS:Bridges, George. Christchurch, Mt. Zion. [c.1850], SALTED PAPER PRINT (165 x 200mm.)Salzmann, Auguste. Jerusalem. 1856, 14 SALTED PAPER PRINTS (each approximately 230 x 330mm., or the reverse), each on publisher's card mountLeeuw, Theodor. Mt. Zion. [c.1850s], SALTED PAPER PRINT (210 X 285mm.)Isaacs, Albert Augustus. Jerusalem from the valley of Jehosophat. [1857], SALTED PAPER PRINT (250 x 305mm.)Frith, Francis. Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives. [1858], MAMMOTH ALBUMEN PRINT (375 x 475mm.) De Clerq, Louis. Jerusalem, vue des remparts. [c.1859], ALBUMEN PRINT (200 x 260mm.)Cuccioni, Tommaso. Relief from the Arch of Titus, Rome. [c.1860], ALBUMEN PRINT (330 x 460mm.)
Comments AN IMPORTANT COLLECTION OF PHOTOGRAPHS OF JERUSALEM AND THE HOLY LAND, INCLUDING EARLY CALOTYPES, PANORAMAS AND RARE PUBLISHED ALBUMS. THE COLLECTION EXTENDS TO THE SURROUNDING COUNTRIES OF SYRIA, LEBANON AND EGYPT. The focus of this collection, formed over 25 years, was to acquire the finest examples of the earliest obtainable paper photographs of the most revered and historic sites in Jerusalem and its environs, taken by the most prominent photographers working in the Holy Land in the nineteenth century. The result is the largest single collection of photographs of the Holy Land to appear at auction, and a collection of the greatest historical significance, which would be very difficult to replicate today. A full list of the collection is available on request.
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Estimated Price GBP 300,000.00 - 350,000.00
( USD 402,000.00 - 469,000.00 )
Actual Price GBP 965,000.00 ( USD 1,408,900.00 )

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AUCTION DETAILS

Auction House Sothebys
Website http://www.sothebys.com/
Auction Name Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History
Sale Number #L16401
Auction Date April 28, 2016 - April 28, 2016
Sale Name Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History
Total Lots 128
Description of Sale

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  • <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Charles Darwin on sexuality and the transmission of hereditary characteristics: Autograph Letter Signed to Lawson Tait. Down, 17 January [1877].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> MILTON, JOHN. <i>Paradise Lost. A Poem written in ten books.</i> London: 1667. A very rare example with the contemporary binding untouched and with a 1667 title page.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Hamilton secures the ratification of the Constitution: <i>The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, assembled at Poughkeespsie, on the 17th June, 1788.</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> The social contract “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains”: ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. <i>Principes du Droit Politique [Du Contract Social]</i>. Amsterdam: Michel Rey, 1762
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> “The first English textbook on geometrical land-measurement and surveying”: BENESE, RICHARD. <i>This Boke Sheweth the Maner of Measurynge All Maner of Lande…</i>
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14: Illustration Art</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> James Montgomery Flagg, <i>Friend, Wife</i>, graphite & watercolor cover for Judge magazine, May 1920. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> Georges Lepape, <i>Après la Tempête</i>, watercolor, ink & graphite cover for <i>Vogue</i>, April 1919, inscribed to Madame Condé Nast. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> Maurice Sendak, <i>Little Bear & His Parents </i>, pencil study & finished watercolor for <i>Bears of the World</i>, 1981. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14: Illustration Art</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b><br>Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geisel), <i>A Great Gallumphing Galoot!</i>, original drawing & inscription, signed twice, in <i>Dr. Seuss's ABC</i>. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> Scrapbook relating to the production of <i>Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs</i>, with 20 original drawings, circa 1937. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> Charles M. Schulz, <i>Gentleman Biographer</i>, pen & ink, <i>Peanuts</i> comic strip, 1972. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14: Illustration Art</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> Jerry Pinkney, <i>[Brer Rabbit & Brer Bear]</i>, watercolor, pen & ink on paper, 1990. $20,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> <i>Daffydils</i>, festschrift for Harry Hershfield, signed with cartoons & caricatures by George Herriman, Winsor McCay & others, 1911. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> W.W. Denslow, <i>Higglepy, Piggleby, My Black Hen</i>, ink & gouache, for <i>Denslow's Mother Goose </i>, 1901. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14: Illustration Art</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> Pavel Tchelitchew, <i>Savonarola</i>, graphite & gouache, sketch for the production at Theater in der Königgrätzer Straße, 1923. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> John Philip Falter, <i>Strictly Off the Record</i>, oil on canvas, for Four Roses Whiskey, 1942. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> Charles Addams, <i>Movie Scream</i>, pen, ink & watercolor cartoon for <i>The New Yorker</i>, January 1947. $12,000 to $18,000.
  • <b>Cowan’s Auctions: Fine Books, Including the Alan Culpin WWI Art Collection – Live Online Auction. Dec. 18, 2017</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> Unique Association Copy of Signed Limited Roosevelt, African Game Trails, Extra-Illustrated. $5,000 - 7,500
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> 24 Volumes Henry James in 1/2 Morocco - Alvin Langdon Coburn Frontis Illustrations. $3,000 - $5,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> French Surrealism by Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore, 1930 Limited Edition in Lovely Condition. $3,000 - $5,000
    <b>Cowan’s Auctions: Fine Books, Including the Alan Culpin WWI Art Collection – Live Online Auction. Dec. 18, 2017</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> Unique and Beautifully Written Manuscript of 650 Quarto Pages - Unpublished History of Belle-Isle-En-Mer, 1754. $3,000 - $5,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> William Beebe's Classic 4 Volume Work on "The Pheasants," Signed and Inscribed in 1919. $2,000 - $3,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> Three Volumes of Washington's War Era Letters Published in New York in 1796. $1,500 - $2,000
    <b>Cowan’s Auctions: Fine Books, Including the Alan Culpin WWI Art Collection – Live Online Auction. Dec. 18, 2017</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> 19th C. Vintage Album with 48 Sepia Toned Albumen Prints by Fratelli Alinari et. al.<br>$1,500 - $2,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> Report of Phipps' Voyage in 1773 In Search of a Passage to India Via the North Pole. $1,500 - $2,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> 17 Volumes of Wallace's American Trotting Register, 1874-1891. $1,500 - $2,500
    <b>Cowan’s Auctions: Fine Books, Including the Alan Culpin WWI Art Collection – Live Online Auction. Dec. 18, 2017</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> Rare First English Edition of Monardes, Joyfull Newes, 1577, Woodcut Illustrations.<br>$1,500 - $3,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> 6 Volume Shakespeare Presented to Virginia Congressman Involved in the "Trent Affair". $1,200 - $1,500
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> Classic Lothar Meggendorfer Movable Book Complete with 8 Chromolithograph Plates, Ca. 1890. $750 - $1,000