National Book Auctions: Books and Ephemera – Americana, Indians, Polar Exploration, Civil War, etc., 93018, Ithaca

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
09/30/2018 - 09/30/2018
Page Size: 67 items in 3 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
2001William Tecumseh Sherman

Memoirs of General W. T. Sherman Written by Himself

New York 1891USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 352.50
2002Various

The Annals of Sporting and Fancy Gazette; A Magazine, Entirely Appropriated to Sporting Subjects and Fancy Pursuits; Containing Every Thing Worthy of Remark on Hunting, Shooting, Coursing, Racing, Fishing, Cocking, Pugilism, Wrestling, Singlestick, Pedest

London 1822 - 1828 USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00USD 470.00
2003Robert E. Peary

Nearest the Pole: A Narrative of the Polar Expedition of the Peary Arctic Club in the S.S. Roosevelt, 1905-1906

New York 1907USD 70.00 - 200.00USD 52.88
2004Laurence Binyon

The Drawings and Engravings of William Blake

London 1922USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 152.75
2005Orville J. Victor

The History, Civil, Political & Military, of the Southern Rebellion

New York 1861USD 70.00 - 200.00USD 52.88
2006Edith Anna OEnone Somerville

The Hitchcock Edition of Somerville and Ross

New York 1927USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 105.75
2007Elisha Kent Kane

The U.S. Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, A Personal Narrative

New York 1854USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 94.00
2008M. L. Weems

The Life of George Washington; with Curious Anecdotes, Equally Honorable to Himself and Exemplary to His Young Countrymen

Philadelphia 1814USD 100.00 - 250.00USD 117.50
2009Various
Editor: Richard Henry Stoddard

The Aldine A Typographic Art Journal

New York 1873USD 100.00 - 250.00USD 52.88
2010Franz Keim

Die Nibelungen dem Deutschen Volk Wieder Erzahlt

Wien 1920USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 176.25
2011Benjamin G. Smith, Robert Tomes

The Great Civil War: A History of the Late Rebellion with Biographical Sketches of Leading Statesmen and Distinguished Naval and Military Commanders, Etc.

New York circa 1865USD 800.00 - 1,000.00USD 264.38
2012Richard Delafield

Report on the Art of War in Europe in 1854, 1855, and 1856; By Colonel R. Delafield, U.S.A., and Major of the Corps of Engineers, from His Notes and Observations Made As a Member of a "Military Commission to the Theater of War in Europe." - Richard Delafi

Washington 1861USD 70.00 - 200.00USD 117.50
2013Various Authors Editor: Richard Henry Stoddard

The Aldine, A Typographic Art Journal

USD 100.00 - 250.00USD 82.25
2014Enrico Kiepert

Atlante antico: Dodici carte da servire allo studio dell'istoria antica

Torino c1860USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 29.38
2015Hiram Martin Chittenden

The Yellowstone National Park, Historical and Descriptive

Cincinnati 1905USD 70.00 - 200.00USD 94.00
2016Samuel Wylie Crawford

The Genesis of the Civil War: The Story of Sumter 1860-1861

New York 1887USD 70.00 - 200.00USD 646.25
2017James Cook

An Abridgment of Captain Cook's First, Second and Last Voyages

London 1787, 1788USD 1,200.00 - 1,500.00USD 352.50
2018Dr. Frederick A. Cook

My Attainment of the Pole

New York 1911USD 70.00 - 200.00USD 70.50
2019Various Authors, Editor: John F. Watson, John Jay Smith

American Historical and Literary Curiosities; Consisting of Fac-similes of Original Documents relating to the Events of the Revolution, &c., with a Variety of Reliques, Antiquities, and Modern Autographs

New York 1850USD 100.00 - 250.00USD 105.75
2020Ulysses S. Grant

Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant

New York 1886USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 411.25
2021Pierre Carpentier

Glossarium Novum Ad Scriptores Medii Aevi, Cum Latinos Tum Gallicos; Seu Supplementum Ad Auctiorem Glossarii Cangiani Editionem.

Paris 1766USD 600.00 - 800.00USD 117.50
2022John Burley Waring

Architectural Sculptural & Picturesque Studies in Burgos and Its Neighbourhood

London 1852USD 400.00 - 500.00USD 205.63
2023Richard W. Johnson

A Soldier's Reminiscences in Peace and War

Philadelphia 1886USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 82.25
2024Various Authors, Editor: Richard Henry Stoddard

The Aldine, The Art Journal of America

New York 1875USD 100.00 - 250.00USD 70.50
2025R. Renshaw

Voyage to the Cape of Good Hope, the Indian Ocean, and up the Red Sea, with Travels into Egypt, through the Desert, &c.

Manchester 1821USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 117.50
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s New York<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts Online<br>Ending December 17</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies…</i> The Second Impression. 1632. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> GEORGE CURZON, 1ST MARQUESS CURZON OF KEDLESTON. “Curzon Tiger Hunt.” [India: circa 1901]. 120 albumen photographs. $3,000 to $5,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> (CASSADY, NEAL). Kerouac, Jack. <i>On the Road.</i> New York: Viking Press, 1957. Inscribed. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> VEGA, JOSEPH PENSO DE LA. <i>Confusion de Confusiones. Dialogos curiosos entre un Philosopho agudo, un Mercader discrete...</i> Amsterdam, 1688. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> RACKHAM, ARTHUR — [WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE]. "The Moon Like to a Silver Bow New-Bent in Heaven," original illustration for <i>A Midsummer Night's Dream.</i> $12,000 to $18,000
  • <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> KNIGHT, HILARY. The Original Portrait of Eloise that Hung at the Plaza Hotel. $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> WARHOL, ANDY. "Iced Lemon Delight," an Original Watercolor Presented to Hilary Knight's cat, Phoebe $8,000 to 12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> SENDAK, MAURICE. <i>Where the Wild Things Are.</i> PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED with drawing to Hilary Knight in the month following publication. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> NOLAND, KENNETH. Original circle painting, untitled, acrylic and ink on cloth, for cover of monograph $8,000 to 12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> TOULOUSE-LAUTREC. <i>Histoires Naturelles,</i> 1899. With 22 original lithographs. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>A Collection of Poems,</i> [1711]. The first authoritative and complete collected Sonnets.$15,000 to 20,000
    <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> LONDON, JACK. <i>The Call of the Wild.</i> 1903. First edition, first state jacket. $2,000 to 3,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> FROST, ROBERT. Autograph Manuscript of "Build Soil," 12 pp, 1932-1936. $15,000 to 20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> GOULD, GLENN. Glenn Gould's extensively annotated copy of Bach's Goldberg Variations $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> PLATH, SYLVIA. EARLY Autograph Letter Signed, about her beginnings as a writer, Northampton, MA, 1951. $7,000 to 10,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> HOUDINI, HARRY. A collection of 11 cast iron shackle and lock items from Houdini's personal collection. $20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> M4 ENGIMA MACHINE, with very rare RARE HYDRA KEY ENVELOPE. $400,000 to 600,000
  • <center><b>Doyle: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake” Johnson<br>Online Only Auction ending Dec. 18</b>
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> WETZEL, CHARLES M. American Fishing Books. $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> BISSELL, ALFRED E., <i>In Pursuit of Salar.</i> $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> <i>The Settler and Sportsman in Anticosti.</i> $400 to $600
    <center><b>Doyle: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake” Johnson<br>Online Only Auction ending Dec. 18</b>
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> CARLETON, HENRY GUY, <i>Advice to Young Anglers.</i> $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> ROBINSON, ROLAND EVANS, <i>Forest and Stream Fables. By Awahsoose the Bear.</i> $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> SAWADA, KEN, <i>The Art of the Classic Salmon Fly.</i> $300 to $500
    <center><b>Doyle: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake” Johnson<br>Online Only Auction ending Dec. 18</b>
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> SOUTHARD, CHARLES ZIBEON, <i>The Evolution of Trout and Trout Fishing in America.</i> $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> SOUTHARD, CHARLES ZIBEON, <i>Trout Fly-Fishing in America.</i> $400 to $600
  • <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:</b> Jean de Mandeville, <i>Reysen und Wanderschafften durch das Gelobte Land,</i> Strassburg, 1488. Sold for $106,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> José González Cabrera Bueno, <i>Navegación Especulativa, y Práctica,</i> Manila, 1734. Sold for $55,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Francis W. Winton, manuscript on pow-wows with indigenous Canadians, 1881. Sold for $65,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Louise Bourgeois, <i>He Disappeared Into Complete Silence,</i> portfolio with complete text & 9 engravings, 1947. Sold for $413,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Erich Maria Remarque, <i>All Quiet on the Western Front,</i> first American edition, Boston, 1929. Sold for $9,375.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Sir William Russell Flint, gouache & watercolor illustration for Homer's <i>Odyssey,</i> 1924. Sold for $22,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Kurt Vonnegut, archive of 12 letters, signed to his family, 6 illustrated, 1930s-40s. Sold for $12,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Oscar Wilde, <i>Lady Windermere's Fan,</i> first edition, presentation copy, signed & inscribed, London, 1893. Sold for $27,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Emil Cardinaux, <i>St. Moritz,</i> 1918. Sold for $17,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> R.J. Waters, 3 panoramas of the San Francisco earthquake & fire, 1906. Sold for $21,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Album with 200 cartes-de-visite, including images by Felice Beato, John Thompson & F.W. Sutton, Japan & China, 1863-69. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Thomas Paine, <i>The American Crisis,</i> Fishkill, NY, December 1776. Sold for $40,000.
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