Swann Galleries: The Pride Sale, 2514, New York

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

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1FREDERICK THE GREAT FREDERICK II; KING OF PRUSSIA (1712-1786)

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
2THE LADIES OF LLANGOLLEN SARAH PONSONBY (1755-1831)

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

USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 281.00
3

Pictures of New York Life & Character.

USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,950.00
4

Chinese Gay Pillow Book.]

USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00Not Sold
5ADOLF BRAND (1874-1945) and KONRAD LINKE (DATES UNKNOWN).

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

USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 1,625.00
6EDWARD CARPENTER (1844-1929)

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
7EDWARD CARPENTER (1844-1929)

Group of 3 Presentation Copies.

London, vd.USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 455.00
8EDWARD CARPENTER (1844-1929)

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
12WILHELM VON GLOEDEN (1856-1931)

Taormina.

1903; printed circa 1915.USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
13LOUIS JEAN-BAPTISTE IGOUT (1837-1881)

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

1870s.USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 1,500.00
14GUGLIELMO PLÜSCHOW (1852-1930)

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
16JOHN MORAY STUART-YOUNG (1881–1939)

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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