Skinner: The Forke Collection of Early America/ August Americana, 3278M, Marlborough

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
08/11/2019 - 08/12/2019
Page Size: 21 items in 1 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
38

Five Framed Engravings, four sporting: hunting, fowling, falconry, and hawking, and one with an architectural subject

18th century,USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 523.00
58

Nine Early Framed Engravings, 17th to 18th century

17th to 18th centuryUSD 300.00 - 500.00USD 615.00
127

Early Bible and Two Miniature Biblical Works, 18th and 19th century

18th and 19th centuryUSD 150.00 - 250.00USD 338.00
137

Three Mezzotint and Watercolor Domestic Scenes Mounted on Glass, England, 18th century

18th centuryUSD 300.00 - 500.00USD 308.00
188

Nicholas Lane 2 3/4-inch Pocket Globe, England, 1776

1776USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 3,998.00
189

An Accurate Map of North America, Eman Bowen,

1763USD 600.00 - 800.00USD 3,690.00
190

Atlas, Three Ledgers, Four Indentures, and a Group of Wrappers,

USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 492.00
191

Two Early Architectural Books and two Prints,

USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 492.00
192

Eleven Early Instructional Books,

USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 246.00
193

The New-England Primer,

London, 1771USD 200.00 - 250.00USD 984.00
254

Fourteen Early Cooking and Related Books

USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 1,476.00
255

Six Early Gardening and Related Books

USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 554.00
628by A. Imbert,

Naval Engagements Between the Buenos Ayrean and Brazillian Fleets in 1827 & 1828,

New York, 1829USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 5,228.00
773, attributed to Marti Brechall, Pennsylvania, d. 1809

Watercolor and Pen and Ink Fraktur Birth Letter

USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 6,765.00
774

The Spiritual Chimes: A Watercolor and Pen and Ink Fraktur Birth Letter,

Pennsylvania, c. 1840USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 17,220.00
840

Painted Wood "Ship Chandlery" Sign, probably Nantucket

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 2,091.00
908

The Hudson Highlands,

New York,USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 461.00
909

Mount Washington and the White Mountains, From the Valley of Conway and Lake Winnipiseogee from Center Harbor NH,

late 19th centuryUSD 300.00 - 500.00USD 1,230.00
910

A 'Crack' Sloop in a Race to Windward./Yacht Gracie off New York,

New York, 1882USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 308.00
911 after Edwin Whitefield (Massachusetts, 1816-1892)

Panoramic Views of Providence, 1849

1849USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,046.00
912

Barnum's Circus Entering New York City

USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 308.00
  • <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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