National Book Auctions: West, Espy, Civil War, Antique, Americana, etc., 42119, Ithaca

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Auction Date
04/21/2019 - 04/21/2019
Page Size: 115 items in 5 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
6001John Lindley

Sertum Orchidaceum: A Wreath of the Most Beautiful Orchidaceous Flowers

New Yorkc1975USD 70.00 - 200.00USD 105.75
6002Alexander Ross

The Fur Hunters of the Far West; A Narrative of Adventures in the Oregon and Rocky Mountains

London1855USD 400.00 - 500.00USD 235.00
6003T. S. Eliot

Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats

New York1939USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 64.63
6004Frank Fossett

Colorado: Its Gold and Silver Mines, Farms and Stock Ranges, and Health and Pleasure Resorts. Tourist's Guide to the Rocky Mountains

New York1880USD 70.00 - 200.00USD 41.13
6005Earl Sparling

Mystery Men of Wall Street: The Powers Behind the Market

New York1930USD 70.00 - 200.00USD 52.88
6006Daniel Curry

New-York: A Historical Sketch of the Rise and Progress of the Metropolitan City of America. By a New-Yorker.

New York1853USD 70.00 - 200.00USD 105.75
6007Rockwell Kent

Wilderness: A Journal of Quiet Adventure in Alaska

New York and London1920USD 70.00 - 200.00USD 52.88
6008Winston S. Churchill Editor: Randolph S. Churchill

The Unwritten Alliance: Speeches 1953 to 1959

London1961USD 70.00 - 200.00USD 52.88
6009Staff of Walt Disney Studio

Peculiar Penguins

Philadelphia1934USD 70.00 - 200.00USD 70.50
6010Matthew J. Graham

The Ninth Regiment New York Volunteers (Hawkins' Zouaves) Being a History of the Regiment and Veteran Association from 1860 to 1900

New York1900USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 82.25
6011Anthony Ulloa, George J. Ulloa

Secret Expedition to Peru, or, the Pracitcal Influence of the Spanish Colonial System upon the Character and Habits of the Colonists, Exhibited in a Private Report Read to the Secretaries of His Majesty Ferdinand VI. King of Spain

Boston1851USD 70.00 - 200.00USD 70.50
6012Florentius Costerus

De Geestelyke Mensch, in Zyn Begin, Voortgang, en Eyt-Eynde, Voorgestelt in Verscheyden Predikatien

Rotterdam1739USD 70.00 - 200.00USD 64.63
6013Thomas Campbell

Gertrude of Wyoming; A Pennsylvanian Tale and Other Poems

London1809USD 70.00 - 200.00USD 82.25
6014uncredited Editor: Department of State

Correspondence Relative to the Present Condition of Mexico, Communicated to the House of Representatives by the Department of State

Washington, D. C.1862USD 70.00 - 200.00USD 82.25
6015 Louis Auchincloss, James Patterson, Sara Paretsky, and Ursula K. Le Guin

This lot is comprised of five volumes of signed modern literature,

USD 70.00 - 200.00USD 47.00
6016Pomroy Jones

Annals and Recollections of Oneida County

Rome, New York1851USD 70.00 - 200.00USD 58.75
6017Edward Topham

Letters from Edinburgh; Written in the Years 1774 and 1775: Containing Some Observations on the Diversions, Customs, Manners, and Laws of the Scotch Nation, During a Six Months Residence in Edinburgh

Dublinc1775USD 70.00 - 200.00USD 82.25

This lot is composed of three first editions in dust jackets featuring Winston S. Churchill

USD 70.00 - 200.00USD 52.88
6019Board of Supervisors

Report of Special Committee on Volunteering Embracing a Complete Statement of Operations in Filling the Quota of the County of New York Under the Call of the President, Dated July 18, 1864, for 500,000 Men

New York1864USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 94.00

Je Suis le Cahier: The Sketchbooks of Picasso; Memories of a Collector, by Giuseppe Panza; Betty Parson,…

USD 70.00 - 200.00USD 47.00
6021Nathaniel Niles, Wheeler Case Editor: Stephen Dodd

Revolutionary Memorials, Embracing Poems by the Rev. Wheeler Case, Published in 1778, and an Appendix, Containing General Burgoyne's Proclamation, (in burlesque,) dated June 23, 1777 -- A Late Authentic Account of the Death of Miss Jane M'Crea -- The Amer

New York1852USD 70.00 - 200.00USD 35.25
6022Winfield S. Schley

Report of Winfield S. Schley, Commander, U. S. Navy, Commanding Greely Relief Expedition of 1884

Washington1887USD 70.00 - 200.00USD 64.63

Tunis' New International Railroad Guide, for the United States and Canadas; Containing Correct Time Tables of All Rail Raods, a Large Colored Rail Road Map, and Population of Cities and Towns, with General Railroad Information and Descriptions of Places

Niagara Falls, N.Y.1859USD 70.00 - 200.00USD 41.13
6024David Livingstone

Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa; Including a Sketch of Sixteen Years' Residence in the Interior of Africa, and a Journey from the Cape of Good Hope to Loanda on the West coast; Thence Across the Continent, down the River Zambesi, to the

New York1858USD 70.00 - 200.00USD 35.25

La Belle Assemblee, or, Bell's Court and Fashionable Magazine, Addressed Particularly to the Ladies

London1810USD 70.00 - 200.00USD 82.25
  • <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.
  • <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>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 14. [CRIMEAN WAR] HAMLEY. <i>The Story of the Campaign of Sebastopol.</i> 1855. £150 to £200
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 17. JONGH & D'ALMEIDA. <i>L’armee Russe...</i> c.1898. Colour plates and many illustrations. £500 to £600
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 18. [RUSSIA] LE PRINCE. <i>Oeuvres. 1782.</i> Rare folio format with 80 etchings and 74 aquatints. £4000 to £6000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 21. [RUSSIA] MORNAY. Set of 8 hand-coloured aquatints of carriages, sleighs and occupants. c.1825. £1200 to £1800
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 33. BOWDICH. <i>Excursions in Madeira and Porto Santo.</i> 1825. A fine copy. £800 to £1200
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 37. QUIN. <i>An Historical Atlas.</i> 1836. 2nd edn, 21 hand-coloured maps revealing civilisation. £800 to £1200
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 39. LE BRUN. <i>Voyages [...] par la Moscovie, en Perse...</i> 1718. 300+ engravings, panorama. £4500 to £5500
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 48. BRIERLY. <i>The English and French fleets in the Baltic.</i> 1855. Colour lithographs. £7000 to £9000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 60. DELLA VALLE. <i>Reise Beschreibung... in Turckey, Egypten, Palestina[...].</i> 1674. £1500 to £2000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 77. MURRAY, Mrs. Watercolour Album of Heaths. c.1860. 55 original watercolours. £750 to £1000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 91. ADDISON. <i>Works...</i> 1721. 4 vols, large paper copy, English red morocco. £2500 to £3500
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 96. HOLBEIN. Imitations of original drawings. 1792-1800. Exceptional copy. £4000 to £6000
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