Heritage Auctions: David and Janice Frent Collection of Presidential and Political Americana, 6189, Dallas

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
06/02/2018 - 06/03/2018
Page Size: 773 items in 31 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
43001

George Washington: "Dotted Script" GW Inaugural Button.

USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 5,750.00
43002

George Washington: Unlisted Variant of "GW with Salient Border" Inaugural Button.

USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 5,500.00
43003

George Washington: Large Liverpool Punch Bowl.

USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
43004

George Washington: "Linked States" GW Inaugural Button.

USD 3,200.00 - 4,800.00USD 3,250.00
43005

George Washington: "Linked States" GW Inaugural Button.

USD 3,200.00 - 4,800.00USD 8,125.00
43006

George Washington: Outstanding "Plain Roman GW" Inaugural Button, Possibly the Finest Example Known.

USD 3,200.00 - 4,800.00USD 21,250.00
43007

George Washington: Very Rare "Laurel Wreath" Inaugural Cuff Button Inscribed "Long Live The President".

USD 3,200.00 - 4,800.00USD 6,875.00
43008

George Washington: "Eagle with Date/Memorable Era" Inaugural Button.

USD 3,200.00 - 4,800.00USD 2,750.00
43009

George Washington: "Laurel Wreath" Inaugural Button.

USD 2,400.00 - 3,600.00USD 2,375.00
43010

George Washington: "GW in Oval" Inaugural Button.

USD 2,400.00 - 3,600.00USD 4,000.00
43011

George Washington: "GW in Oval" Inaugural Button.

USD 2,400.00 - 3,600.00USD 2,500.00
43012

George Washington: "Eagle with Date/Memorable Era" Inaugural Button.

USD 2,400.00 - 3,600.00USD 4,500.00
43013

George Washington [John Adams]: Patriotic Liverpool Tankard with Franklin.

USD 2,400.00 - 3,600.00USD 2,125.00
43014

George Washington: GW in Oval Inaugural Button.

USD 1,280.00 - 1,920.00USD 2,000.00
43015

George Washington: An Exceptional Example of the Popular 1792 "Success" Token.

USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 1,625.00
43016

George Washington: Rare Variety of Battersea Enameled Curtain Tie-Back.

USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 1,093.75
43017

George Washington: Most Unusual and Early Portrait Wall Plaque.

USD 1,120.00 - 1,680.00USD 875.00
43018

George Washington: Liverpool Memorial Jug with Dual Transfers of Washington.

USD 1,120.00 - 1,680.00USD 875.00
43019

George Washington: "Eagle with Star" Inaugural Button.

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 812.50
43020

George Washington: Rare and Unusual 1802-Dated Silk Ribbon.

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 625.00
43021

George Washington: Fine Early Papier Mâché Snuff Box.

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,250.00
43022

George Washington: Striking Large-Size Battersea Enameled Curtain Tie-Back.

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 625.00
43023

George Washington: Large Circa 1797-1800 "Lansdown Portrait" Engraving.

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 625.00
43024

George Washington: Circa 1850 "Reverse Portrait" Glass Insert.

USD 640.00 - 960.00Not Sold
43025

George Washington: Early Commemorative Textile.

USD 640.00 - 960.00USD 812.50
  • <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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