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Auction Date
04/13/2018 - 04/13/2018
Page Size: 37 items in 2 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
133Walasse Ting (Ding Xiongquan) (Chinese/American, 1929-2010)

Reclining Nude with Grasshoppers, 1986.

1986USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 1,652.00
134Itzchak Tarkay (Israeli, b. 1935)

Femme Fetale, 1990.

1990USD 250.00 - 500.00USD 601.80
136After Alexander Wilson (Scottish/American, 1766-1813)

1. Black-bellied Darter, 2. Female D, 3. Great Northern Diver, 4. Black-headed Gull, 5. Little Auk

Philadelphia1808-14USD 150.00 - 250.00USD 153.40
137After Alexander Wilson (Scottish/American, 1766-1813)

1. The Common Coot. 2. Purple Gallinule. 3. Gray Phalarope. 4. Red Phalarope. 5. Wilsons Plover"

Philadelphia1808-14USD 150.00 - 250.00USD 182.90
138John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851)

Marsh Wren, No. 20, Plate 93

1830USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 708.00
139John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851)

Sea Otter, No. 28, Plate CXXXVII

Philadelphia1848USD 300.00 - 600.00USD 542.80
140John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851)

Prarie Wolf, No. 15, Plate LXXI

Philadelphia1845USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 678.50
141After John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851)

Trumpeter Swan, No.76, Plate CCLXXXVI

1971-1972USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 354.00
142Joseph Wolf (British, 1820-1899)

Falco Candicans - Greenland Falcon, dark race young

1873USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 177.00
143Joseph Wolf (British, 1820-1899)

Falco Islandus, Iceland Falcon, young

USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 188.80
144After John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851)

Golden Eagle No.37, Plate CLXXXI

1971-1972Not AvailableUSD 365.80
145After John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851)

Night Heron or Quabird No.48, Plate CCXXXVI

1971-72Not AvailableUSD 460.20
146After John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851)

Great-footed Hawk No.4, Plate XVI, from "The Birds of America",

Amsterdam Edition 1971-1972.USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 247.80
147After John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851)

American Flamingo No.87, Plate CCCXXXI, from "The Birds of America",

Amsterdam Edition 1971-1972.USD 600.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,209.50
148After John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851)

White-headed Eagle No.26, Plate CXXVII, from "The Birds of America",

Amsterdam Edition 1971-1972.USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 236.00
149After John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851)

Ivory Gull No.58, Plate CCLXXXVII, from "The Birds of America",

Amsterdam Edition 1971-1972.USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 330.40
150After John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851)

Rough-legged Falcon No.85, Plate CCCXXII, from "The Birds of America",

Amsterdam Edition 1971-1972.USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 236.00
151After John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851)

Great Horned Owl No.13, Plate LXI" from "The Birds of America"

Amsterdam Edition 1971-1972.USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 566.40
152 After John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851)

Barred Owl No.10, Plate XLVL, from "The Birds of America",

Amsterdam Edition 1971-1972.USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 295.00
153After John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851)

Snowy Owl No.25, Plate CXXL, from "The Birds of America",

Amsterdam Edition 1971-1972.USD 300.00 - 600.00USD 342.20
154After John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851)

White-headed Eagle No.7, Plate XXXI, from "The Birds of America",

Amsterdam Edition 1971-1972.USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 448.40
161

Rare Document Signed by Alexandre Sabès Pétion, President d'Haiti (Southern Haiti), dated 1816

1816USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 660.80
162

Very Rare Silver Medal of President D'Haiti Henry Le Grand 1811, and Rare Taxes Document, Haiti

USD 600.00 - 800.00USD 2,183.00
163

Rare "Compensation Wanted," English Two-Pence Document after Abolishing Slavery, dated 1810

1810USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 306.80
164

Rare "Slave Girl Named Jude" Document Inventory, Allegany County, Maryland, 1809

1809USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 306.80
  • <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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