Cowans Auctions: Historic Photography: Timed Auction - Internet bidstart 6/21, 70218, Cincinnati

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Auction Report
Auction Date
07/02/2018 - 07/02/2018
Page Size: 235 items in 10 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

Fine Full Plate, Outdoor Tintype of a Large Group of Children

USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 390.00

Pair of Full Plate, Outdoor Tintypes of Country Folk, Possibly Farmers, One Incl. Horse-Drawn Wagon

USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 450.00

Half Plate and Quarter Plate Daguerreotypes of Outdoor Scenes, Including Early View of Mansion

USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 540.00

Pair of Half Plate Daguerreotypes of Identified Ohio Minister

USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 300.00

Quarter Plate Daguerreotype of Dad and His Baby

USD 150.00 - 200.00USD 84.00

Quarter Plate Daguerreotype of a Mother and Young Girl with Her Doll

USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 72.00

Quarter Plate Daguerreotype of a Haughty Young Boy in a Fur Trimmed Coat

USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 168.00

Quarter Plate Daguerreotype of Isabella Tatham by Root

USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 132.00

Three Quarter Plate Daguerreotype Portraits of Large Groups, Including a Family of Ten

USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 480.00

Four Quarter Plate Daguerreotype Portraits of Lovely Couples

USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 120.00

Quarter Plate Daguerreotype of Man and Woman with Book, Plus

USD 150.00 - 300.00USD 300.00

Daguerreotypes and Ambrotype of Families and Couples, Lot of 3

USD 150.00 - 300.00USD 120.00

Quarter Plate Daguerreotypes of Young Boys with Books, Including One By J. Gurney

USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 108.00

Charming Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of Mother and Child

USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 144.00

Two Sixth Plate Daguerreotypes of Large Groups of Sitters

USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 132.00

Three Daguerreotype Portraits of Affectionately Posed Parents and Babies

USD 150.00 - 300.00USD 420.00

Sixth Plate Ambrotype of a Mother with Triplets

USD 50.00 - 75.00USD 240.00

Sixth Plate Ambrotype of Two Hispanic Women

USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 168.00

Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of a Clarinet Player

USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 192.00

Ambrotypes of Musicians with Their Instruments, Plus

USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 330.00

Occupational Tintype and Ambrotype of an Educator and Draftsman

USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 60.00

Daguerreotype of Couples and Groups

USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 270.00

Sixth Plate Daguerreotype Portraits of Fashionable Couples

USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 270.00

Sixth Plate Daguerreotype Portraits Featuring Couples

USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 330.00

Daguerreotype Portraits of Parents with Young Children

USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 510.00
  • <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>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>Aurora Australis.</i> Printed at the sign of 'The Penguins'; East Antarctica, 1908. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>South Polar Times.</i> 1st edition, limited issue. from the library of Michael Barne. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> General Washington's <i>Proceedings of a General Court Martial... of Major General Lee.</i> Philiadelphia, 1778. 100 copies printed for Congress. BOUND WITH: ...Court Martial... of St Clair and ...Schuyler. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>The Voice of the People.</i> Boston, 1754. Rare pamphlet on the Excise Tax. Nathaniel Sparhawk's copy. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Autograph Letter Signed ("S.L. Clemens"), offering extensive hard-earned advice on writing, 5 pp, 1881. $30,000 to $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> After Fra Egnazio Danti. <i>L'Ultime Parti not:e nel Indie Occid:ntli" [The last known parts of the Western Indies].</i> Painted Map of California, Western Mexico, and Japan. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Ptolemaeus, Claudius. <i>Geographie opus nouissima...</i> 1513. The most important edition of Ptolemy, containing the Admiral's Map. $250,000 to $350,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> De Arellano, Don Alonso. Manuscript, his <i>"Relación mui singular y circunstanciada... Capitán del Patax San Lucas,"</i> manuscript copy from the Sir Thomas Phillips collection. $50,000 to $80,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Purchas, Samuel. <i>Purchas his Pilgrimes.</i> First edition. With John Simth's engraved map of Virginia. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Lewis, Meriwether. Contemporary manuscript true copy of his final power of attorney, 1809. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>A New Method of Macarony Making, as Practiced at Boston in North America.</i> Mezzotint. London, 1774. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>Scientific Base Ball Pitching: A Treatise on the Pitcher, Pitching, Origin and Philosophy of the Curve.</i> Chicago, 1897. $2,000 to $3,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Franklin H. Brown, <i>State Sovereignty, National Union,</i> Chicago, 1860. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Thomas Paine, <i>The American Crisis,</i> Fishkill, NY, December 1776. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b><br>The Aitken Bible, Philadelphia, 1781. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Francisco Loubayssin de Lamarca, probable first edition of the first novel set in the Spanish New World, Paris, 1617. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Juan de la Anunciación, <i>Sermonario en lengua mexicana,</i> first edition, first book of sermons in Nahuatl, Mexico, 1577. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Maturino Gilberti, <i>Thesoro spiritual en lengua de Mechuacá,</i> first edition, Mexico, 1558. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Commission of William O. Stoddard as secretary to the president, signed by Lincoln, Washington, 1861. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> <i>Clay and Frelinghuysen,</i> flag banner, circa 1844. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Daguerreotype of a man believed to be Frederick Granger Williams Smith, son of Joseph Smith, circa late 1850s. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> John C. Wolfe, <i>Portrait of Abraham Lincoln,</i> oil on board in period wooden frame, circa 1860s. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Francis W. Winton, manuscript on pow-wows with indigenous Canadians, 1881. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Family letters from two young daguerreotype artists, 1826-79. $10,000 to $15,000.
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