Swann Galleries: Printed and Manuscript Americana, 2473, New York

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Auction Date
04/12/2018 - 04/12/2018
Page Size: 324 items in 13 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Mackentosh, John.

Receipts for the Cure of Most Diseases Incident to the Human Family, by the Celebrated Indian Doctor .

New York1827USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00Not Sold
2Banta, S.E.

Buckelew, the Indian Captive .

Mason, TX1911USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 812.00
3Byington, Cyrus.

Holisso Anumpa Tosholi: An English and Choctaw Definer for the Choctaw Academies and Schools.

New York1852USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 875.00

A History of the Voyages and Adventures of John Van Delure.

Montpelier, VT1812USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 1,375.00
5Nelson, William.

The Indians of New Jersey.

Paterson, NJ1894USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 1,000.00
6Occom, Samson.

A Sermon at the Execution of Moses Paul, an Indian; who had been Guilty of Murder.

London1788USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 812.00
7Priest, Josiah.

The Fort Stanwix Captive, or New England Volunteer, being the Extraordinary Life and Adventures of Isaac Hubbell among the Indians of Canada and the West.

Albany1841USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 3,500.00
8Williams, Eleazer.

Group of Iroquois religious tracts by a renowned Mohawk missionary.

Vp1813-15 and undated USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 6,500.00

The Speech of a Creek-Indians, against the Immoderate Use of Spirituous Liquors.

London1754USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 2,375.00
10[Sanders, Daniel C.]

A History of the Indian Wars with the First Settlers .

Montpelier, VT1812USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 1,500.00
11 Heyn, [Herman.]

Kills on Horseback, Ogallala Sioux.

Omaha, NE1899USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 438.00
12Moon, Karl.

Navaho Papoose.

Np1907USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 750.00
13Rinehart, Frank A.

Rocky Bear, Sioux.

Omaha, NE1899USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 594.00

An issue of the Essex Gazette with coverage of the trial of Captain Preston for the Boston Massacre.

Salem, MA, 30 October1770USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 875.00

A Defence of the Resolutions and Address of the American Congress, in Reply to Taxation no Tyranny.

London1775USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 531.00

Manuscript pay return of a militia company from Monmouth County, New Jersey.

Long Branch, NJ, 2 December1776USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 562.00
17Paine, Thomas.

Common Sense, Addressed to the Inhabitants of America, handsomely bound in a set with 8 other Paine pamphlets of similar vintage.

London1791-5 USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 1,500.00
18Paine, Thomas.

Common Sense; Addressed to the Inhabitants of America.

Albany, NY1791USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 406.00
19[Paine, Thomas.]

The American Crisis.

[Philadelphia1776 and 1777 USD 50,000.00 - 75,000.00USD 50,000.00
20[Paine, Thomas.]

The Crisis, in Thirteen Numbers, Written During the Late War.

Albany, NY1792USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 406.00
21Faden, William; engraver.

British Camp at Trudruffrin .

[London]1778USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 2,970.00
22Eastman, Thomas.

Letter describing the victory at Bemis Heights and the pursuit of Burgoyne to Saratoga.

Stillwater, NY, 7[-11?] October 1777 USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 4,500.00

Historical depiction of a 1777 naval engagement off Barbados.

Npcirca 1820-50 USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 406.00

Provisions account for the militia of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania.

[Pennsylvania]1777USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 742.00
25Rodney, Caesar.

Broadside proclamation of Thanksgiving in Delaware.

Wilmington, DE1778USD 5,000.00 - 7,500.00USD 9,375.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Jacques-Émile Ruhlmann, wallpaper sample book, circa 1919. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Archive from a late office of the Breuer & Smith architectural team, New York, 1960-70s. $3,500 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> William Morris, <i>The Story of the Glittering Plain or the Land of Living Men,</i> illustrated by Walter Crane, Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith, 1894. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Gustave Doré, <i>La Sainte Bible selon la Vulgate,</i> Tours, 1866. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Gustav Klimt & Max Eisler, <i>Eine Nachlese,</i> complete set, Vienna, 1931. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>Eric Allatini & Gerda Wegener, <i>Sur Talons Rouges,</i> with original watercolor by Wegener, Paris, 1929. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>C.P. Cavafy, <i>Fourteen Poems,</i> illustrated & signed by David Hockney, London, 1966. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Jean Midolle, <i>Spécimen des Écritures Modernes...</i>, Strasbourg, 1834-35. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>E.A. Seguy, <i>Floréal: Dessins & Coloris Nouveaux,</i> Paris, 1925. $3,000 to $4,000.
  • <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN. Autograph Manuscript sketch-leaf part of the score of the Scottish Songs, "Sunset" Op. 108 no 2. [Vienna, February 1818]. Inscribed by Alexander Wheelock Thayer. SOLD for $131,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> Violin belonging to Albert Einstein, presented to him by Oscar H. Steger, 1933. SOLD for $516,500
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Autograph Letter Signed ("Papa") to his son Hans Albert, discussing his involvement with the atomic bomb, September 2, 1945. SOLD for $106,250
    <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> HAMILTON, ALEXANDER. Autograph Letter Signed, to Baron von Steuben, with extensive notes of Von Steuben's aide Benjamin Walker, June 12, 1780. SOLD for $16,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> NEWTON, ISAAC. Autograph Manuscript in Latin, being detailed instructions on making the philosopher's stone. 8 pp. 1790s. SOLD for $275,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> 1869 Inauguration Bible of President Ulysses S. Grant. SOLD for $118,750
  • <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> E.H. SHEPARD, Original drawing for A.A. Milne’s The House at Pooh Corner.<br>$40,000-60,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> BERNARD RATZER, Plan of the City of New York in North America, surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767. $80,000-100,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> THOMAS JEFFERSON, Autograph letter signed comparing Logan, Tecumseh, and Little Turtle to the Spartans. Monticello: 15 February 1821. $14,000-18,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN C. FREMONT, Narrative of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, in the Year 1842.. Abridged edition, the only one containing the folding map From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $3,000-5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ZANE GREY, Album containing 94 large format photographs of Grey and party at Catalina Island, Arizona, and fishing in the Pacific. From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $5,000-$8,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> WILLIAM COMBE, A History of Madeira ... illustrative of the Costumes, Manners, and Occupations of the Inhabitants. produced by Ackermann in 1821; From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ERIC TAVERNER, Salmon Fishing... One of 275 copies signed by Taverner, published in 1931,From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN WHITEHEAD, Exploration of Mount Kina Balu, North Borneo. Whitehead reached the high point of Kinabalu in 1888. Part of a major group of travel books from the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN LONG, Voyages and Travels of an Indian Interpreter and Trader, describing the Manners and Customs of the North American Indians... The first edition of 1791. $3,000-$5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> SAMUEL BECKETT, Stirrings Still. This, Beckett’s last work of fiction with original lithographs by Le Brocquy, limited to 200 copies signed by the author and the artist. From the Estate of Howard Kaminsky.. $1,500-$2,500
  • <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>
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