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Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
06/26/2019 - 06/26/2019
Page Size: 259 items in 11 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

Pope Pius VI Issues "Il Breve di Oratorio Privato" to Italian Noble

USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 264.00

HOMICIDE! Mid-19th C. French Prosecutor's Notes from Sensational Murder Trial

USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 120.00

Exposition des Beaux-Arts, 1857, 27 letters: Furor over Rejected Artists Led to the Formation of the Salon des Refusés 6 Years Later!

USD 700.00 - 800.00Not Sold

John Quincy Adams Signed Alabama Land Grant

USD 400.00 - 500.00USD 570.00

Muhammad Ali "Float Like a Butterfly and Sting Like a Bee" Signed Original Limited Edition Serigraph

USD 1,000.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,020.00

Eric Sloane Leads Americana Lot

USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold

Queen Anne 1708, Coins in the American Colonies!

USD 800.00 - 900.00Not Sold

Anne I, Queen of England Exhorts Allies to Aid her in Defeating the French, an "arrogant common enemy"

USD 6,000.00 - 7,000.00Not Sold

Susan B. Anthony Lengthy Letter Re: her Upcoming Supreme Court Trial United States v. Susan B. Anthony

USD 7,500.00 - 8,000.00USD 5,700.00

King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette Last Testaments

USD 900.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold

1862 important illustrated OR Wilderness History w

USD 2,000.00 - 2,400.00USD 1,320.00

A Handcrafted Copper and Wood Engraved Signed Set of Fantasy Drawings: A Bestiary of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

USD 400.00 - 500.00Not Sold

Four-Image Signed Photograph of “Enola Gay” Pilot Paul Tibbets, Bombardier Tom Ferebee, and Navigator Theodore Van Kirk

USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 216.00

Scarce Original Audubon Havell Edition Plate, The Long-Legged Avocet CCCXXVIII on Elephant Paper.

USD 1,200.00 - 1,500.00USD 720.00

P.T. Barnum ALS with Possible Jenny Lind U.S.A. Tour Association

USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 420.00

Bartholdi discusses "… the work in progress on the

USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 4,200.00

Katharine Lee Bates, Signed America The Beautiful Typed Manuscript.

USD 3,500.00 - 4,500.00USD 3,360.00

Sarah Bernhardt Gorgeous ALS

USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 192.00

Imperial Wedding! Napoleon's Daughter Stéphanie de Beauharnais Gets Married to future German Grand Duke

USD 400.00 - 500.00USD 480.00

Lizzie Borden Autograph Signed Letter, Post the Legendary Murders

USD 2,500.00 - 3,000.00USD 5,400.00

Johannes Brahms ALS Re: "proof-reading of the Violin Sonata"

USD 2,000.00 - 2,400.00USD 2,040.00

John Brown Accepts Money, and a Pair of Pants, for the Anti-Slavery Cause

John Brown accepts funds as agent of "National
Kansas Committee," signing the document twice only we

USD 5,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold

William J. Bryan ALS Re: Political Plans after Losing 1896 Presidential Run: "I expect to spend the time between now + 1900 in strengthening the weak points"

USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 360.00

James Buchanan Beautiful LS Featuring Bold Signature

USD 400.00 - 500.00USD 420.00

1992 Presidential Debate Program Signed by President George H.W. Bush, future President Bill Clinton, Hillary Rodham Clinton & Journalist Tom Brokaw

USD 600.00 - 700.00USD 720.00
  • <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> SMITH, CHRISTOPHER WEBB. 1793-1871. <i>Indian Ornithology.</i> [Patna, India]: 1828. $50,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DUPRÉ, LOUIS. 1789-1837. <i>Voyage à Athènes et à Constantinople, ou Collection de portraits, vues et costumes grecs et ottomans.</i> Paris: Dondey-Dupré, 1825. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> ADAMS, JOHN. Autograph Letter Signed ("J Adams"), [to Dr. Perkins?] while recovering from his small pox inoculation, [late-April, 1764]. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> AUSTEN, JANE. Autograph Letter Signed ("J. Austen"), to her sister Cassandra, 4 pp, "Thursday – after dinner," [September 16, 1813,] Henrietta St. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. 1785-1851. <i>The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories.</i> New York & Philadelphia: J.J. Audubon & J.B. Chevalier, 1840-1844. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DODWELL, EDWARD. 1767-1832. <i>Views in Greece.</i> London: Rodwell and Martin, 1821. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> JAMES, JESSE. Autograph Letter Signed ("Jesse W. James"), to Mr. Flood demanding Flood retract spurious accusations, 3 pp, June 5, 1875. $200,000 to $300,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Textile of the Great White Fleet, with portraits of Theodore Roosevelt, Rear Admiral Robley D. Evans & successor Charles Stillman Sperry, 1908. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> William J. Stone, <i>Declaration of Independence,</i> Force printing, 1833. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Shugart family papers including documentation of the Underground Railroad, 63 items, 1838-81. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Records of the Dickinson & Shrewsbury salt works, over 2000 items, with extensive slave labor correspondence, legal records & receipts, bulk 1820-1865. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Gloria Steinem, typescript for her speech <i>Living the Revolution,</i> with related letters and documents, 1941-77. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> <i>Liberty Triumphant or the Downfall of Oppression,</i> depicting the aftermath of the Boston Tea Party, c. 1774. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Juan Eusebio Nieremberg, <i>Historia naturae, maxime peregrinae, libris XVI distincta,</i> Antwerp, 1635. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Antonio de Mayorga, manuscript map of Mexico City, 1779. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Thomas L. McKenney & James Hall, <i>History of the Indian Tribes of North America,</i> first edition, 3 volumes, Philadelphia, 1842-44. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Samuel Walker, diary of the entire first cruise of the USS Kineo, a gunboat on the Mississippi, 1854-69. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Scrapbook on early Stanford football, with letters from Walter Camp, 1893-95 & 1931. $8,000 to $12,000.
  • <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Roberts, David. Twenty Lithographs of the Holy Land, 19th Century. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Declaration by the Reps. of the United Colonies of N.A. 1775. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Composer Jerome Kern personal Letters, Albums and Other. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Paine, Thomas. <i>Common Sense,</i> London 1776. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Stowe, Harriet Beecher. <i>Uncle Tom’s Cabin,</i> Cleveland 1852. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Hobbes, Thomas. <i>Leviathan,</i> 3rd edition, London 1651. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Anno Regni Georgii III. Intolerable Acts and other Bills, 1774. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Wilberforce, William. An Abstract of the Evidence, 5 Letters, and two books. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Nightingale, Florence. Notes on Nursing and Signed Letters, ca. 1860 $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Tolstov, Leo. <i>War and Peace,</i> 5 volumes, 1886. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Dickinson, John. Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania, 1768. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Twain, Mark. <i>Tom Sawyer,</i> 1877 [and] <i>Huckleberry Finn,</i> 1885. $4,000 to $6,000.
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