Swann Galleries: Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books, 2481, New York

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Auction Date
06/07/2018 - 06/07/2018
Page Size: 397 items in 16 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

A Chronological Chart of Ancient, Modern and Biblical History Synchronized by Hon. Sebastian C. Adams with Maps of the World's Great Empires.

New York1883USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 1,188.00
2Janssonius, Johannes.

Group of 6 double-page engraved maps of regions in Africa.

Amsterdamcirca 1645USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 423.00

Exactissima Asiae Delineatio.

Amsterdamcirca 1690USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 688.00

(AMERICAS.) Together two unusual anonymous maps of America.

VpvdUSD 250.00 - 350.00USD 175.00
5Van der Aa, Pieter.

L'Amerique Septentrionale Suivant les Nouvelles Observations.

Leidencirca 1730USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 293.00

Carte Cosmographicque, ou Universelle Description du Monde, Avecq les Ventz.

Lyon1564USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 2,080.00

Sacrae Geographiae Tabulam ex Antiquissimorum Cultor.

Antwerp1571 [1572]USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 7,250.00
8Korff Brothers.

Map of the Submarine Telegraph Between America & Europe, with its Various Communications on the Two Continents.

New York1857USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 750.00

A New and Exact Map of the Island of St. Christopher in America, According to an Actual and Accurate Survey Made in the Year 1753.

London[1753]USD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00USD 15,000.00

An Essay of a New and Compact Map Containing the Known Parts of the Terrestrial Globe.

The Hague1750USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 650.00

Carte Reduite de l'Ocean Septentrional Compris Entre l'Asie et l'Amerique.

Paris1766USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 293.00

Group of 6 small-scale engraved charts from Bellin's Petit Atlas Maritime.

Paris1764USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 438.00
13Hondius, Henricus.

Mappa Aestivarum Insularum alias Barmudas.

Amsterdamcirca 1633USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 1,188.00
14Morden, Robert.

Aestivarum Insulae al Barmudas.

London1693USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 406.00
15Ogilby, John.

Mappa Aestivarum Insularum alias Barmudas.

London1671USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 780.00

Nova Belgica et Anglia Nova.

Amsterdam1635 or laterUSD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 2,750.00

Nova Italiae Delineatio.

Amsterdamcirca 1635USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 293.00

Hardesty's Sectional Map of Lake Co., Indiana.

Chicago1874 or afterUSD 600.00 - 900.00USD 1,875.00

(BLUEBACK CHARTS.) Group of four large engraved charts.

VpvdUSD 500.00 - 750.00Not Sold

The Coast of the United States of North America from New York to St.

New York1827 (with additions to 1848)USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 562.00

The North Eastern Coast of North America from New York to Cape Canso Including Sable Island.

New York1828 (with additions to 1838)USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 423.00

[World Map.] Double-page woodcut world map on an oval projection from Bordone's Isolario.

Venice1528USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 2,750.00

Bowles's New Pocket Map of Asia, Divided into its Empires, Kingdoms, States and Other Subdivisions, by J.

Londoncirca 1785USD 150.00 - 250.00USD 138.00

Bowles's New One-Sheet Map of the Independent States of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pensylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island &c.

Londoncirca 1796USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,875.00

A Map of the State of Virginia Reduced from the Nine Sheet Map of the State, in Conformity to Law.

[Philadelphia]1827USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00USD 27,500.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Luis de Lucena, <i>Arte de Ajedres,</i> first edition of the earliest extant manual on modern chess, Salamanca, circa 1496-97. Sold for $68,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Carte-de-visite album with 83 images of prominent African Americans & abolitionists, circa 1860s. Sold for $47,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Gustav Klimt, <i>Das Werk,</i> Vienna & Leipzig, 1918. Sold for $106,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Man Ray, <i>[London Transport] – Keeps London Going,</i> 1938. Sold for $149,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Thomas Jefferson, Letter Signed, to Major-General Nathanael Greene, promising reinforcements against Cornwallis, 1781. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Nicolas de Fer, <i>L’Amerique Divisee Selon Letendue de ses Principales Parties,</i> Paris, 1713. Sold for $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Russell H. Tandy, <i>The Secret in the Old Attic,</i> watercolor, pencil & ink, 1944. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ernest Hemingway, <i>Three Stories & Ten Poems,</i> first edition of the author's first book, Paris, 1923. Sold for $23,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Walker Evans, <i>River Rouge Plant,</i> silver print, 1947. Sold for $57,500.
  • <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Ernst, Max. <i>Mr. Knife and Miss Fork</i>. Paris, 1932. DELUXE EDITION. Sold for $15,625
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Cage, John. Autograph musical leaf from his Concert for Piano and Orchestra, NY, 1958. Sold for $18,750
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Cage, John. Autograph musical leaf from his Concert for Piano and Orchestra, NY, 1958. Sold for $18,750
    <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Einstein, Albert. Signed Passport Photo for his US citizenship application. Bermuda, 1935. Sold for $17,500
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Verard, Antoine. Illuminated printed Book of Hours. Paris, 1507. Sold for $7,500
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Wetterkurzschlussel. German Weather Report Codebook - for Enigma use. Berlin, 1942. Sold for $225,000
    <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Morelos y Pavon, Jose Maria. Autograph letter signed to El Virrey Venegas, February 5, 1812. Sold for $6,250
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Milne, A.A. Complete set of <i>Winnie-the-Pooh</i> books. 4 volumes. All first issue points. London, 1924-1928. Sold for $5,250
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> A 48-star American Flag, battle worn flown at Guadalcanal and Peleliu, 1942-1944. Sold for $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Locke, John. Autograph Letter Signed mourning the death of his friend, William Molyneaux, 2 pp, October 27, 1698. Sold for $20,000
  • <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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