Northeast Auctions: Portsmouth Weekend Auction - Books and Prints, 40718, Portsmouth

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Auction Report
Auction Date
04/07/2018 - 04/08/2018
Page Size: 132 items in 6 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
68

ENGRAVED MAP “A NEW AND CORRECT CHART OF THE TRADING PART OF THE WEST INDIES,”

CIRCA 1767.USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 720.00
70

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR MAP

USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 1,020.00
71

PARTICULAR DRAUGHTS AND PLANS OF SOME OF THE PRINCIPAL TOWNS AND HARBOURS BELONGING TO THE ENGLISH, FRENCH AND SPANIARDS IN AMERICA AND WEST INDIES,”

LONDON 1752USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 600.00
72

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR MAP

USD 700.00 - 900.00USD 1,020.00
73

THE MASSACHUSETTS SPY: OR, THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, VOL. XIX, NO. 893, MAY 13, 1790.

1790USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 300.00
74

BOWLES’S NEW POCKET MAP OF NORTH AMERICA, DIVIDED INTO ITS PROVINCES, COLONIES, &C.,

LONDON 1784USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 240.00
75 BRADDOCK MEAD

LARGE SCALE ENGRAVED MAP “A MAP OF THE MOST INHABITED PART OF NEW ENGLAND…,”

LONDON 1774USD 1,600.00 - 2,400.00USD 2,400.00
76

PATER PATRIAE, SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF THE TRULY ILLUSTRIOUS GEORGE WASHINGTON.

USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 2,520.00
78

ENGRAVED MAP OF THE EAST COAST OF AMERICA, “CARTE REDUITE DES COSTES ORIENTALES DE L’AMERIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE,”

PARIS 1757USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 480.00
137JOHN LAVALLE (AMERICAN 1896-1971)

. PAIR OF WORLD WAR I SCENES OF BIPLANES IN AERIAL COMBAT.

USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 540.00
138ARTHUR B. FROST (AMERICAN 1851-1928).

TEN DRAWINGS “THE MAIDEN LADY AND THE SERPENT.”

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 600.00
145RIVIERE & SON, BINDERS. IZAAK WALTON AND CHARLES COTTON, ESQ.,

“THE COMPLETE ANGLER,”

LONDON1815USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 5,280.00
167

ENGRAVED ARMORIAL BOOKPLATE FOR JAMES CARROLL, ESQUIRE, OF MARYLAND.

USD 125.00 - 150.00USD 180.00
168ATTRIBUTED TO JAMES TURNER.

ENGRAVED ARMORIAL BOOKPLATE FOR JAMES HALL OF PHILADELPHIA,

USD 125.00 - 150.00USD 720.00
169

ENGRAVED ARMORIAL BOOKPLATE FOR JAMES JACKSON, PROMINENT BOSTON PHYSICIAN.

USD 125.00 - 150.00USD 90.00
170

ENGRAVED JACOBEAN ARMORIAL BOOKPLATE FOR JOHN WILLIAMS OF BOSTON.

USD 125.00 - 150.00USD 90.00
171

ENGRAVED ARMORIAL BOOKPLATE FOR JOHN LOWELL, JR. OF BOSTON.

USD 150.00 - 200.00USD 360.00
172

FOUR FRAMED PIECES OF COLONIAL AND EARLY AMERICAN PAPER CURRENCY.

USD 300.00 - 600.00USD 420.00
173

RARE GEORGE WASHINGTON MOURNING RING WITH MINIATURE ENGRAVED OVAL PORTRAIT BY CHARLES B.J. FEVRET DE SAINT-MEMIN,

CIRCA 1800.USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 10,200.00
176

SET OF SIX AMERICAN CITY VIEWS, NINETEENTH CENTURY.

NINETEENTH CENTURY.USD 500.00 - 800.00Not Sold
177AFTER WILLIAM H. BARTLETT.

SIX HANDCOLORED VIEWS OF WASHINGTON, D.C. AND MOUNT VERNON, FIVE AFTER WILLIAM H. BARTLETT.

USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 120.00
180THEODOR DE BRY (1528-1598).

TWO EARLY ENGRAVINGS OF NATIVE AMERICANS IN VIRGINIA AND FLORIDA

USD 250.00 - 400.00USD 660.00
181

THREE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR ENGRAVINGS.

USD 150.00 - 250.00USD 540.00
183

PAIR OF FRAMED ENGRAVINGS OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN AND DAVID RITTENHOUSE.

USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 1,920.00
185ANTONIO CANOVA

LARGE ENGRAVING OF ANTONIO CANOVA’S STUDY OF A HORSE FOR THE EQUESTRIAN STATUE OF CHARLES III IN NAPLES, TOGETHER WITH TWO CONTINENTAL VIEWS.

USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 120.00
  • <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 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
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