Sothebys: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including Americana Online, n09885, New York

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Auction Report
Auction Date
06/28/2018 - 06/28/2018
Page Size: 324 items in 13 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Ackermann, Rudolph 

THE MICROCOSM OF LONDON

LONDON[1808-1810, WATERMARKED 1806-1809]USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
2Ackermann, Rudolph 

A HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD, ITS COLLEGES, HALLS, AND PUBLIC BUILDINGS'.

LONDON1814USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
3Ackermann, Rudolph 

THE HISTORY OF THE COLLEGES OF WINCHESTER, ETON, AND WESTMINSTER

LONDON1816 [WATERMARKED 1812]USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
4Lieut. J. F. Irwin, and Lieut. C. Pulley

AN ALBUM OF 44 ORIGINAL WATERCOLORS AND PEN AND INK DRAWINGS, INCLUDING A FINE PANORAMA. 

AFGHANISTANUSD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 4,000.00
5Angas, George French

THE KAFIRS ILLUSTRATED IN A SERIES OF DRAWINGS TAKEN AMONG THE AMAZULU, AMAPONDA, AND AMAKOSA TRIBES

 LONDON1849USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00USD 5,500.00
6Blagdon, Francis William, and George Morland  

AUTHENTIC MEMOIRS OF THE LATE GEORGE MORLAND ...

LONDON1806 [WATERMARKED 1824]USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
7Bradbury, John 

TRAVELS IN THE INTERIOR OF AMERICA, IN THE YEARS 1809, 1810, AND 1811

LONDON1819USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,100.00
8Bradley, William Arnold

FLY-FISHING REMINISCENCES (WITH ILLUSTRATIONS) OF MY EARLY YEARS (1908–1916) AT THE BEAVERKILL TROUT CLUB …

 [PLEASANTVILLE, N. Y.1929]USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00USD 6,500.00
9Bruce, James 

TRAVELS TO DISCOVER THE SOURCE OF THE NILE, IN THE YEARS 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, AND 1773'.

EDINBURGH 1790USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 2,800.00
10Burchell, William John 

TRAVELS IN THE INTERIOR OF SOUTHERN AFRICA'.

LONDON1822 [WATERMARKED 1826]USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 2,000.00
11Burton, Richard F.

A GROUP OF FIVE FIRST EDITIONS'.

LONDON1860-1883 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 6,500.00
12Richard Bullock

HUNTING BIG GAME'.

TELEGRAPH CREEK1915USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 2,200.00
13Dwight-Wiman Club

RECORDS OF TWO HUNTING TRIPS THROUGH CANADA'S MUSKOKA DISTIRCT.

TORONTO1880, 1882, USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,100.00
14W[illiam]. T[emple]. E[mmet]. 

GOOD HUNTING! A RECORD OF CERTAIN OCCURRENCES IN BRITISH COLUMBIA, DURING THE SUMMER OF 1888'.

NEW YORK1901USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 1,500.00
15Frederick Ulric Graham  

NOTES OF A SPORTING EXPEDITION IN THE FAR WEST OF CANADA 1847'.

LONDON1898USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00USD 8,500.00
16Bradley W. Palmer

MOISIE RIVER [AND] MOISIE RIVER PORTAGES, LAKES, HEIGHTS OF LAND'.

BOSTON1938USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
17Algernon H. Percy, and Alice Percy

EXCURSIONS IN THE BRITISH NORTH WEST TERRITORY OF NORTH AMERICA'.

SHROPSHIRECA. 1878USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 5,500.00
18Carpenter, Percy 

HOG HUNTING IN LOWER BENGAL'.

LONDON1861USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00Not Sold
19Cassin, John 

ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE BIRDS OF CALIFORNIA, TEXAS, OREGON, BRITISH, AND RUSSIAN AMERICA'.

PHILADELPHIA1856USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 1,500.00
20John Bell-Irving 

DIARY OF THE EWO PARTY UP-COUNTRY SHOOTING TRIPS IN THE YANGTSE VALLEY, CHINA. FROM SEASON 1874-75 TO 1890-90'.

LONDON1890USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00Not Sold
21Francis A. Groom 

THE SPORTSMAN'S DIARY FOR SHOOTING TRIPS IN NORTHERN CHINA'.

SHANGHAI1873USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00Not Sold
22Crayon, Geoffrey [Washington Irving]

THE ANGLER [IN]: 'THE SKETCH BOOK OF GEOFFREY CRAYON'. NUMBER VII.

NEW YORK1820USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00Not Sold
23Daniell, Thomas, and William Daniell

A PICTURESQUE VOYAGE TO INDIA BY THE WAY OF CHINA'.

LONDON1810USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00Not Sold
24[Davies, Henry Eugene, General]

TEN DAYS ON THE PLAINS'.

NEW YORK[CA. 1872]USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
25Connett, Eugene V

A GROUP OF THREE ORIGINAL TYPE- AND MANUSCRIPTS BY THE FOUNDER OF THE DERRYDALE PRESS.

CA. 1922-1935 USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00USD 3,500.00
  • <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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