Swann Galleries: The Pride Sale, 2514, New York

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
06/20/2019 - 06/20/2019
Page Size: 275 items in 11 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

Letter Signed, "Friedrich," as King, to the President of the Regency of Cleves Baron von Danckelmann, in German,

USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 293.00

Autograph Letter Signed, "El. Butler & Sarah Ponsonby,"

USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 281.00

Pictures of New York Life & Character.

USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,950.00

Chinese Gay Pillow Book.]

USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00Not Sold

Der Eigene@Ein Buch für Kunst und Mänliche Kultur. Vol VI.

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

Woman, and her Place in a Free Society * Sex-Love, and Its Place in a Free Society * An Unknown People.

USD 600.00 - 900.00Not Sold

Group of 3 Presentation Copies.

London, vd.USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 455.00

Album of 112 cartes-de-visite portraits of Victorian students at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, including Edward Carpenter (signed), and others depicting an array of costumed theatrical figures, including Ellen Terry.

1861-65.USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,375.00
9NICOLAS CHORIER (1612-1692)

The Dialogues of Luisa Sigea, Literally Translated from the Latin.

USD 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold
10ALEISTER CROWLEY (1875-1947)

White Stains@The Literary Remains of George Archibald Bishop@A Neuropath of the Second Empire.

USD 5,000.00 - 7,500.00USD 6,250.00
11ANDRE GIDE (1869-1951)

Saül, Drame en 5 Actes [with:] L'Immoraliste.

USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00Not Sold


1903; printed circa 1915.USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold

Suite of six composite photographs, each featuring 12 images of classical male nude studies.

1870s.USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 1,500.00

Group of 3 en plein air male nude studies.

1890s-1910s.USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00Not Sold
15SIMEON SOLOMON (1840-1905)

A Vision of Love, Revealed.

USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold

An Urning's Love (Being a Poetic Study of Morbidity), Osrac, the Self-Sufficient and Other Poems.

London1905USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,750.00
17FREDERICK WILLIAM ROLFE "Baron Corvo." (1860-1913)

In His Own Image.

USD 5,000.00 - 7,500.00USD 6,250.00
18HENRY SCOTT TUKE (1858-1929)

Two Boys Rowing.

1915USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 9,375.00
19HENRY S. TUKE (1858-1929)

Pair of letters by the artist discussing his paintings, with related material.

1926USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 469.00
20HENRY S. TUKE (1858-1929)

Personal letter from the noted painter to his friend Ellis.

USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 219.00
21WALT WHITMAN (1819-1892)

Leaves of Grass.

USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00Not Sold
22WALT WHITMAN (1819-1892)

Group of 5 volumes featuring Calamus.

USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 406.00
23WALT WHITMAN (1819-1892)

Signature, on a holograph address panel, addressed to socialist philosopher and sexual reformer Edward Carpenter.

USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
24WALT WHITMAN (1819-1892)

Memoranda During the War.

USD 50,000.00 - 75,000.00USD 70,000.00
25OSCAR WILDE (1854-1900)

The Priest and the Acolyte * The Harlot's House.

USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 688.00
  • <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> Presentation Copy. Sold for $500,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. Autograph Letter Signed, 3 pp, negotiating the 2nd American edition with Appleton. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Hemingway, Ernest. Autograph Letter Signed, 8 pp, Paris, 1924, to his father discussing Bullfighting, Stories, and his new baby. Sold for $25,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Corialanus.</i> London, 1623. 1st printing [Extracted from the First Folio]. Sold for $50,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Swift, Jonathan. <i>Gulliver's Travels.</i> London, 1726. 1st edition, Teerink's A edition, fine, large copy. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Fitzroy, Robert. Autograph Letter Signed to agent Thomas Stilwell, informing him of the progress of H.M.S. Beagle. Sold for $17,575.
    <center><b>Bonhams<br> Property from the Collection of Nicole and William R. Keck II</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Sonnets.</i> 1901. 2 volumes. Printed on vellum and illuminated by Ross Turner, bound by Trautz-Bauzonnet. Sold for $13,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Beardsley, Aubrey. <i>The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur.</i> 1893-94. 2 volumes. Contemporary painted vellum gilt by Chivers. Sold for $5,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Assisi, St. Francis. <i>The Canticle of Brother Sun.</i> Illuminated on vellum, for the Grolier Society. Sold for $7,575.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Rackham, Arthur. <i>Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens.</i> 1/500 copies signed by Rackham. Sold for $4,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Proust, Marcel. <i>Du coté de chez Swann.</i> 1st edition, 1st issue. Inscribed by Proust. Sold for $8,825.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ian Fleming, <i>Goldfinger,</i> first edition, inscribed to Sir Henry Cotton, MBE, London, 1959. Sold for $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Joseph Brant, Mohawk Chief, ALS, writing after pledging support to King George III against American rebels, 1776. Sold for a record $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Sonia Delaunay, <i>Ses Peintures</i> . . ., 20 pochoir plates, Paris, 1925. Sold for a record $13,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Diana, Princess of Wales, 6 autograph letters signed to British <i>Vogue</i> editor, 1989-92. Sold for $10,400.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alexander Hamilton, ALS, as Secretary of the Treasury covering costs of the new U.S. Mint, 1793. Sold for $12,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Benjamin Graham & David L. Dodd, <i>Security Analysis,</i> first edition, inscribed by Graham to a Wall Street trader, NY, 1934. Sold for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> George Barbier & François-Louis Schmied, <i>Personnages de Comédie,</i> Paris, 1922. Sold for $9,375.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Ilsée, Princesse de Tripoli,</i> Paris, 1897. Sold for a record $13,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ralph Waldo Emerson, <i>The Dial,</i> first edition of the reconstituted issue, Emerson’s copy with inscriptions, Cincinnati, 1860. Sold for a record $3,250.
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