• <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14: 19th & 20th Century Literature</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b><br><i>The Centenary Edition of the Works of Ian Fleming</i>, one of 26 lettered sets, 18 volumes, London, 2008. $25,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> William Faulkner, <i>The Marble Faun</i>, first edition, signed & inscribed to Dorothy Wilcox by Faulkner & Phil Stone, Boston, 1924. $18,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Maurice Sendak, <i>Where the Wild Things Are</i>, first edition, signed & inscribed to William Archibald, New York, 1963. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14: 19th & 20th Century Literature</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Anne Frank, <i>Het Achterhuis</i>, first edition, in first state jacket, Amsterdam, 1947. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Roald Dahl, <i>Charlie and the Chocolate Factory</i>, first edition, signed, New York, 1964. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b><br>Ray Bradbury, <i>Fahrenheit 451</i>, first limited edition bound in Johns-Manville Quinterra, New York, 1953. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14: 19th & 20th Century Literature</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Benjamin Graham, <i>The Intelligent Investor</i>, first edition, in original dust jacket, New York, 1949. $4,500 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Anna Sewell, <i>Black Beauty</i>, first edition, inscribed, London, 1877. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Arthur Conan Doyle, <i>A Study in Scarlet</i>, first American edition, Philadelphia, 1890. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14: 19th & 20th Century Literature</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> James Fenimore Cooper, <i>The Last of the Mohicans</i>, first edition, two volumes, Philadelphia, 1826. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Amelia Earhart, <i>20 hrs. 40 mins. Our Flight in Friendship</i>, limited first edition, signed, New York, 1928. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Philip K. Dick, <i>World of Chance</i>, first edition, signed, London, 1956. $3,000 to $4,000.
  • <b>Sotheby’s London: Fine Autograph Letters and Manuscripts from a Distinguished Private Collection. Part I: Music. 26 October 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Beethoven, Ludwig van. Autograph Manuscript of the Canon "Ewig Dein" Woo 161, signed at the end ("...[Ewig] Dein...Freund Ludwig Van Beethowen"). Est. £120,000 to £150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Brahms, Johannes. Autograph Manuscript of the "Geistliches Wiegenlied", Op.91 No.2, for Contralto, Viola And Piano, the original version of 1864, signed and inscribed at the end by the composer. Est. £200,000 to £250,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Chopin, Frédéric. Autograph Manuscript of the Opening of the Étude Op.25 No.2, in A-Flat Major, signed and dated ("Paris Ce 28 Avril F. Chopin"). Est. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London: Fine Autograph Letters and Manuscripts from a Distinguished Private Collection. Part I: Music. 26 October 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Haydn, Joseph. Autograph Letter Signed ("Jos Haydn[Paraph]"), to the Baden Choirmaster Anton Stoll, 30 July 1802. Est. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Verdi, Giuseppe. Autograph Working Manuscript of a scene from Ernani. Est. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Verdi, Giuseppe. Highly Important Series of Thirty-Six Autograph Letters Signed to The Librettist Salvadore Cammarano, written between 1844 And 1851, the greater part unpublished and unrecorded. Est. £250,000 to £300,000
  • <b>Sotheby’s New York: The Magnificent Botanical Library of D. F. Allen. October 26, 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Redouté, Pierre Joseph, and Claude Antoine Thory. <i>Les Roses</I>. Paris: Firmin Didot, 1817–1824. Est. $225,000 to $325,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Trew, Jakob Christoph. <i>Hortus Nitidissimis Omnen Per Annum Superbiens Floribus</i>… Nuremberg: Johann Joseph Fleischmann, 1750 [–1786]. Est. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Trew, Christoph Jakob, and Benedict Christian Vogel. <i>Plantæ Selectæ</i>…[Nuremberg:] 1750–1773; Supplement, [Augsburg:] 1790 [–1792]. Est. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s New York: The Magnificent Botanical Library of D. F. Allen. October 26, 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Jacquin, Nikolaus Joseph von. <i>Plantarum Rariorum Horti Caesarei Schönbrunnensis Descriptiones Et Icones.</i>Vienna; London; Leiden, 1797–1804. Est. $180,000 to $250,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Weinmann, Johann Wilhelm. <i>Phytanthoza Iconographia; Sive Conspectus Aliquot Millium, Tam Indigenarum Quam Exoticarum</i>… Regensburg, 1735–1737–1745. Est. $120,000 to $180,000
  • <b>19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy.</b>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Exodus 10:10 to 16:15. Complete Biblical scroll sheet in Hebrew, a Torah scroll panel. Middle East, ca. 10th or 11th century.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Copernicus Refuted. (Astronomy.). Scientific manuscript of a course of studies at Collège de la Trinité, Lyon. 1660s.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Israel’s War of Independence and the Early Days of the IDF. 58 photographs presented to Israel Ber, IDF officer and later convicted spy.
    <b>19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy.</b>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Early Unpublished Darwin letter on the races of man. Autograph Letter Signed [to Henry Denny]. Down, Kent, June 1, [1844].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Classic Image of American Slavery. Kimball, M. H. <i>Emancipated Slaves</i>. New York: George Hanks, 1863.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> (Underground Railroad.) Scaggs, Isaac. Important Runaway Slave Poster: $500 Reward Ran away, or decoyed from the subscriber…

Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers: Americana and English - Prints, 80517, Hudson

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
08/05/2017 - 08/05/2017
Page Size: 63 items in 3 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
70EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952)

A PRIMITIVE QUINAULT

1912USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
7120TH CENTURY SCHOOL

CHILD HOLDING A VIOLIN

USD 50.00 - 100.00USD 30.00
72AMERICAN SCHOOL

SIOUX INDIANS

USD 100.00 - 300.00USD 480.00
75WESTERN MOVIE POSTER (20TH CENTURY)

COLUMBIA PICTURE'S PHANTOM GOLD

USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 60.00
77LOUIS EWING (1908-1983)

A TILLAROSA JAR

1944USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 240.00
78IRA MOSCOWITZ (1912-2001)

YEI-BEI-CHAI NAVAJO NIGHT CHANT

1945USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
79AFTER HENRY BRUECKNER (1871-1942)

THE MARRIAGE OF POCAHONTAS

USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 480.00
80GEORGE CATLIN (1796-1872)

NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS (PLATE 1)

London.USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
81AFTER GEORGE CATLIN (1796-1872)

BUFFALO BULL, GRAZING (PLATE 2); WILD HORSES, AT PLAY (PLATE 3); CATCHING THE WILD HORSE (PLATE 4); BUFFALO HUNT, CHASE (PLATE 5);

New York.USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 180.00
82AFTER GEORGE CATLIN (1796-1872)

THE BEAR DANCE (PLATE 18); ATTACKING THE GRIZZLY BEAR (PLATE 19); ANTELOPE SHOOTING (PLATE 20); BALL PLAYERS (PLATE 21); BALL-PLAY DANCE (PLATE 22);

New York. USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
83AFTER GEORGE CATLIN (1796-1872)

BUFFALO DANCE (PLATE 8); BUFFALO HUNT, SURROUND (PLATE 9); BUFFALO HUNT, WHITE WOLVES ATTACKING A BUFFALO BULL (PLATE 10); BUFFALO HUNT, APPROACHING IN A RAVINE (PLATE 11);

New York. USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
84AFTER GEORGE CATLIN (1796-1872)

BUFFALOE HUNTING; THE WAR DANCE; THE SCALP DANCE; MAH-TO-TOH-PA, THE MANDAN CHIEF;

London.USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
85AFTER GEORGE CATLIN (1796-1872)

BUFFALO HUNT, UNDER THE WHITE WOLF SKIN (PLATE 13); THE SNOW-SHOE DANCE (PLATE 14); BUFFALLO HUNT, ON SNOW SHOES (PLATE 15); WOUNDED BUFFALO BULL (PLATE 16);

New YorkUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
164LESTER G. HORNBY (1882-1956)

CHATEAU-THIERRY, JULY 1918; FIRST AID STATION, IN AN ABANDONED HUN GUN-PIT; THE FIGHTING YANK; A CHARGE ON WOODED MACHINE GUN NESTS NEAR SOISSONS, JULY 1918; THE M.P., ARGONNE-MEUSE 1918

1918USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 60.00
167AFTER JAMES POLLARD (1792-1867)

HYDE PARK CORNER (PLATE I); THE LORD NELSON INN, CHEAM (PLATE II); THE COCK, AT SUTTON (PLATE III)

London1838USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 150.00
175AFTER HENRY ALKEN (1785-1851)

SYMPTOMS

London.1822USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 30.00
176WILLIAM WARD (1766-1826), AFTER HENRY BERNARD CHALON (1770-1849)

PORTRAIT OF THE CELEBRATED GREYHOUND SNOWBALL

1807USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 300.00
194AFTER BAYARD TAYLOR (1825-1878)

SERRANUS TSIRIMENARA... (NATURAL HISTORY PLATE III)

1856USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 240.00
198AFTER WALTER PARRY HODGES (1760–1845), RICHARD GILSON REEVE (1803-1889)

SOHO! (PLATE 1)

1836USD 50.00 - 100.00USD 120.00
209AFTER WILLIAM HOGARTH (1697-1764)

BEER STREET

1751USD 400.00 - 800.00USD 360.00
211GIFFORD BEAL (1879-1956)

WOUNDED DUCK

USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 60.00
212AFTER HENRY THOMAS ALKEN (1785-1851)

THE QUORN HUNT: PLATES II, III, VI,

London1835USD 300.00 - 600.00USD 210.00
222WILLIAM WARD (1766-1826), AFTER HENRY BERNARD CHALON

THE RABY PACK

1814USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 420.00
24620TH CENTURY SCHOOL

VILLAGE SCENE

USD 50.00 - 100.00USD 12.00
278J.A. DAVIS

NEW YORK

Boston.USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 60.00
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  • <b>Sotheby’s Paris: Books & Manuscripts. 30 October 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> MARCEL PROUST. Du côté de chez Swann. Grasset, 1913. First edition. One of 5 copies on Japan paper, inscribed by the author to Louis Brun. Est. €400,000 - 600,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> Saint-Exupéry. <i>25 Autograph Illustrated Letters to his Friend Charles Sallès</i>. Est. €30,000-50,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> French Revolution, 1793. Déclaration des droits de l’Homme. 2,55 x 1,30m. A monumental wallpaper poster of the 1793 version, with hand-colored highlights. Unique copy. Est. €100,000 - 150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> GIAMBATTISTA PIRANESI. <i>Vedute di Roma</i>, 1748-1775. 107 etchings. An exceptional copy, printed and bound before 1780. Est. €50,000 - 80,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> Picasso, Pablo -- Fernando de Rojas. LA CÉLESTINE. [PARIS, EDITIONS DE L'ATELIER CROMMELYNCK, 1971.] One of the 30 copies hors commerce (n° X). 66 original etchings by Picasso. Signed. Est. €30,000 - €35,000
  • <b>Results from Bonhams’ sale of <i>Fine Books & Manuscripts Featuring Exploration and Travel</i></b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Columbus. De Insulis nuper in mari Indico repertis. Basel, 1494. SOLD for $751,500
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Cook in Tahiti. [Playbill]. [Germany, c.1840.] SOLD for $6,250
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Aa, Pieter van der. Naaukeurige versameling der gedenk-waardigste zee en land-reysen. Leyden, 1706-8. SOLD for $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Dürer. Underweysung der messung [and two more]. Nuremberg, 1525-8. SOLD for $175,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Cortes, Hernan. A Pleito signed by Antonio de Mendoza in the case of Hernan Cortes. 1542. SOLD for $8750
    <b>Results from Bonhams’ <i>The Air and Space Sale</i></b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Russian Kholod 5D67 HFL Rocket Engine. SOLD for $25,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Neil Armstrong Apollo Era Training Glove. SOLD for $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Full Scale Sputnik-1 EMC/EMI Lab Model. SOLD for $847,500
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> SOLRAD GREB Spy Satellite Engineering Dummy. SOLD for $10,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Soviet LK-3 Lunar Lander Model. SOLD for $25,000
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