Cowans Auctions: American History: Premier Auction, 111618, Cincinnati

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Auction Report
Auction Date
11/16/2018 - 11/16/2018
Page Size: 222 items in 9 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

Boston Massacre Supplement to the Massachusetts Gazette and Boston News-Letter, July 26, 1770

1770USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 720.00

From the New-York Gazette and Weekly Mercury Single Sheet Broadsheet, With Coverage of Non-Importation Agreements, 1770

1770USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold

The Massachusetts Gazette and Boston Weekly News-Letter, May 9, 1771, with Election of Hancock, Sam Adams, et al. in Boston Massacre Aftermath

1771USD 3,000.00 - 3,800.00Not Sold

Rivington's New-York Gazetteer, Rare Colonial American Newspaper with Reactions to the Intolerable Acts, September 1774

1774USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 1,200.00

Revolutionary War ALS from Col. A. Hawkes Hay to Gen. Wm. Woodford, Regarding the British Navy Threatening New Jersey, 1778

1778USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,200.00

The Connecticut Courant and Weekly Intelligencer, Revolutionary War Era Newspaper, Hartford, CT, 1783

1783USD 800.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold

Correspondence with Storke and Gainsborough, London, from Philip Livingston, Andrew and Peter Oliver, and Others

USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 1,800.00

Signers of the Declaration of Independence, Autograph Group of 5 Incl. Roger Sherman, George Walton, and Thomas Heyward

USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 1,800.00

Clement Biddle Document Signed, Plus Early Shipping Documents

USD 500.00 - 700.00Not Sold

Brown and Burger Family Archive, Including 1814-1815 Letters Pertaining to Waterloo and Capture of Washington by the British

1814-1815 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold

War of 1812 Horn Cup of Colonel William E. Boswell, 10th Kentucky Light Infantry, Depicting Fort Meigs

1812 Horn Cup of Colonel William E. Boswell, 10th Kentucky Light Infantry, Depicting Fort MeigsUSD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00USD 21,600.00

USS Lawrence, Presentation Cane Made from Commodore Perry's Flagship

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,320.00

New Hampshire Militia Records, 1828-1837

1828-1837USD 600.00 - 800.00USD 1,080.00

Address to the People of Maryland, Very Rare Broadside from January, 3 1861 Anti-Secession Speech by Governor Thomas H. Hicks

1861USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 600.00

Sixth Plate Tintype of a Confederate Infantryman

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 2,640.00

Sixth Plate Tintype of a Confederate Private

USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 600.00

Albumen Photograph of Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 780.00

Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of Militiaman Posed with 1851 Shako Emblazoned HENRY'S

1851USD 600.00 - 800.00USD 840.00

Unusual Pair of Daguerreotypes Featuring a Soldier and Postmortem View of his Daughter

USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 1,200.00

Quarter Plate Ambrotype of a Union Officer

USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 330.00

Sixth Plate Tintype of a Union Soldier with 1860 Army Revolver

1860USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 390.00

Two Sixth Plate Tintypes of the Same Civil War Soldier, Posed with his Sword and a Drink

USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 840.00

Archive of Hillborn Miller, 1st Ohio Heavy Artillery

USD 800.00 - 1,000.00USD 960.00

Civil War Archive of John M. and Jason D. Phillips, 34th OVI

USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 2,040.00

Brigadier General Strong Vincent, 83rd Pennsylvania Volunteers, CDV

USD 1,800.00 - 2,200.00USD 2,760.00
  • <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Walt Whitman. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> First edition, first issue, SIGNED in block letters by Whitman. 1855. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Isaac Newton's copy of John Greave's <i>Pyramidographia,</i> London, 1646. $50,000 to $70,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Colonel John Mosby. Robert E. Lee's autograph letter to Samuel Cooper reporting on Mosby's exploits, with Cooper's autograph note ordering his appointment to Major.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Gyula Halasz Brassai. Large archive of autograph and typed letters, over 260, to his family including his wife Gilberte, 1947-1978. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Archive of drawings and letters from Harper Lee to Charles Carruth, including an inscribed first edition of <i>To Kill a Mockingbird.</i> $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 11:</b> VESALIUS, ANDREAS. 1514-1564. <i>De humani corporis fabrica libri septem.</i> Basel: Johannes Oporinus, June 1543. $300,000 to $500,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 11:</b> HARVEY, WILLIAM. 1578-1657. <i>De motu cordis & sanguinis in animalibus Anatomica Exercitatio.</i> Leiden: Joannis Maire, 1639. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 11:</b> BERENGARIO DA CARPI, GIACOMO. 1460-1530. <i>Isagogae breves perlucide ac uberrimae in Anatomiam humani corporis.</i> Bologna: Benedictus Hectoris, 15 July 1523. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Bonhams NY, Mar 11:</b> FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN. 1706-1790. <i>Experiments and Observations on Electricity, made at Philadelphia in America…</i> London, 1769. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams NY, Mar 11:</b> BENIVIENI, ANTONIO. 1443-1502. <i>De abditis nonnullis ac mirandis morborum et sanationum causis.</i>Florence: Filippo Giunta, 1507. $8,000 to $12,000
  • <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> BELON. <i>L’Histoire de la nature des oyseaux.</i> Paris : Corrozet, 1555. $17,000 to $23,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> MIOMANDRE – BARBIER. <i>Dessins sur les danses de Vaslav Nijinsky.</i> Paris. 1913. $23,000 to $34,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> HOKUSAI. <i>Fugaku Hyakkei, Edo : Nishimura Yûzô.</i> 1834-1875. $58,000 to $80,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> EDWARDS. <i> <br>A Natural History of Uncommon Birds…</i> London : Printed for the Author. 1743-1764. $35,000 to $46,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> VESALIUS. <i><br> De Humane Corporis Fabrica libri septem...</i> Basle : J. Oporinus. 1555. $58,000 to $80,000
  • <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b><br>Die Französische Expedition gegen Mexico /Beilagen zum Beiheft des Militair - Wochenblattes
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b><br>The Architecture Of M. Vitruvius Pollio. London, 1791.
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b> Estatuto Provisional del Imperio Mexicano. México: Imprenta de Andrade y Escalante, 1865.
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b> Historia de Méjico... México, 1849 - 1852.
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b> Juárez, Benito - Ogazón, Pedro. Legajos de Bandos del Estado de Guadalajara, 1860-1863.
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b> Sigüenza y Góngora, Carlos. Mapa de las Aguas que por el Círculo de 90 Leguas Vienen a la Laguna de Tescuco... Méx, 1748.
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b> Cruces y Campa / Aubert / Valleto. Pareja Imperial, Fusilamiento de Maximiliano, Tipos Mexicanos... ca,1875.
  • <b>Bonhams: Treasures from the Eric C. Caren Collection: How History Unfolds on Paper, Part VII (Online). March 6-14, 2019
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Albert Einstein A remarkable letter on God in English, one of his most eloquent and quoted, 1 p, July 2, 1945. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Benjamin Lincoln's commission as Major General in the Continental Army, February 19th, 1777. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Broadside. A Poem Upon the Bloody Engagement That Was Fought on Bunker's-Hill. 1775. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Early, full printing of the Star-Spangled Banner in The Yankee, October 7, 1814. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Paul Revere. Engraving, “The Boston Massacre Perpetrated on March 5, 1770," in <i>Massachusett's Calendar 1772.</i> $8,000 to $12,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> NASA archive with 351 photographs, silver & chromogenic prints, 1960-2002. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Edward S. Curtis, suite of 18 cyanotypes, 1910-14. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Edward S. Curtis, <i>Horse Capture, Atsina,</i> unique copper plate for <i>The North American Indian,</i> 1908. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> John Whipple, <i>Harriet Beecher Stowe,</i> salted print from a calotype negative, 1853. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Lewis Carroll, <i>Xie Kitchen,</i> albumen print, circa 1872. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Ansel Adams, <i>Taos Pueblo,</i> limited, signed first edition of the artist's first book, 12 silver bromide prints, 1930. $30,000 to $45,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b><br>JFK in his motorcade about 2 mins before his assassination, chromogenic print, 1963. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Anton Guilio Bragaglia, 6 photomechanical postcards with facsimile signatures, 1911-13, printed 1932. $30,000 to $45,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Société Anonyme, Inc, group of 9 postcards, including 8 real photo postcards, 1920-30. $25,000 to $35,000.
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