Christies: Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts, Including Americana - bidstart 10/1, 19027, New York

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Auction Date
10/16/2020 - 10/16/2020
Page Size: 108 items in 5 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1THEVET, André (1502-1590)

The Singularities of France Antarctique

Antwerp1558USD 18,000.00 - 22,000.00USD 52,500.00
2BRAUN, Georg (1541-1622) and Frans HOGENBERG (fl. 1540-1590)

Cities of the World

Cologne1599; 1606.USD 30,000.00 - 50,000.00USD 250,000.00
3CALOIRO Y OLIVA, Placido (fl.1617-1657) [and OLIVA, Joan (fl.1592-1643)]

Portolan Chart of the Mediterranean

Messina1617USD 40,000.00 - 60,000.00USD 112,500.00
4LÉRY, Jean de (1534-1611)

History of a Voyage Made in the Land of Brazil

Geneva1600USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00Not Sold
5LESCARBOT, Marc (c.1570-1641)

Early mention of New France

Paris1618USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00Not Sold
6LESCARBOT, Marc (c.1570-1641)

Poems on the Siege of La Rochelle

Paris1629USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00Not Sold
7ACADIA – PELEUS, Julien (1550-1625)

The Founding of Acadia, legally

Paris1632USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00Not Sold
8DÍAZ DEL CASTILLO, Bernal (c.1492-1581)

Cortés and the conquest of Mexico

Madrid1632 but later.USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
9CALANCHA, Antonio de la (1584-1654)

Peru and its Native peoples

Toulouse1653USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold

Buccaneers and filibusters

Rouen1678USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
11VISSCHER, Nicholaes (1649-1702)

Visscher's World Map

Amsterdam c.1679.USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 7,500.00
12[LE CLERCQ, Chréstien (fl. 1641-1695).]

Histoire des Colonies Françoises

Paris and Lyon1692USD 100,000.00 - 150,000.00Not Sold
13[DONCKER, Hendrik (1626-1699).]

Unrecorded state of Doncker's chart

Amsterdam1704-1726. USD 50,000.00 - 80,000.00Not Sold
14LEBEAU, Claude (1704-1779)

Curious Adventures in Canada

Amsterdam1738USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
15CHARLEVOIX, Pierre-François-Xavier de (1682-1761)

First general history of New France and Canada

Paris1744USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00Not Sold
16JUCHEREAU DE ST-IGNACE, Jeanne-Françoise, mère (1650-1723)

Hôtel-Dieu de Québec

Montauban1751USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 6,250.00
17BOSSU, Jean-Bernard (1720-1792)

Travels in Louisiana Country

Paris1768USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 1,875.00
18COOK, James (1728-1779)

Captain Cook's second voyage

London1777USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00USD 11,875.00
19BLIGH, William (1754-1817)

Mutiny on the Bounty, en français

Paris1790USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
20BURNEY, James (1750-1821)

Burney's history of the South Sea discoveries

London1803-17.USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 6,875.00
21“Costumes Turcs” (binding title)

Ottoman Costumes

Britain, c.1800. USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 9,375.00
22RÍO, Antonio (active 1786-1787); CABRERA, Paul-Félix.

First publication on Mayan archaeology

London1822USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,500.00
23GUIANA – SCHOMBURGK, Sir Robert Hermann (1804-1865)

Views of Guiana

London1841USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 2,375.00
24PRISSE D'AVENNES, Achille Constant Théodore Emile (1807-1879) and James Augustus ST. JOHN (1801-1875)

The Valley of the Nile, 1848

London1848USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00USD 18,750.00
25WASHINGTON, George (1732-1799)

On his mission to Fort Le Boeuf

London1754USD 80,000.00 - 120,000.00USD 75,000.00
  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> MACHIAVELLI, Niccolò. <i>Nicholas Machiavel's Prince. Also, The life of Castruccio Castracani of Lucca…</i> Translated by Edward Dacres. London, 1640. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> FILSON, John. <i>The Discovery, Settlement and present State of Kentucke: and An Essay towards the Topography, and Natural History of that important Country…</i> Wilmington, Del.: James Adams, 1784. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> ELUARD, Paul. <i>Un poeme dans chaque livre.</i> Paris: Louis Broder, 1956. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> LEWIS, James Otto. [<i>Aboriginal Port Folio.</i> Philadelphia: Published by the Author, 1835-1836]. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> [ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS]. BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin. [Southern Netherlands (Ghent or Bruges), c.1460]. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> MORE, Thomas, Sir. <i>The Workes ... wrytten by him in the Englysh tongue.</i> Edited by William Rastell. London, 1557. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. MORRIS, William. <i>Love is Enough.</i> Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, 1897. $5,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> LINCOLN, Abraham. Autograph endorsement signed as President (“A. Lincoln”), 24 February 1863. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> WASHINGTON, George. Address panel with autograph free frank signed ("G:o Washington"), as Commander in Chief of the Continental Army, 5 August 1777. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> GOREY, Edward. <i>The Beastly Baby.</i> N.p.: The Fantod Press, 1962. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> FROST, Robert. Photographic reproduction signed and inscribed ("Robert Frost”), to R.V. Thornton, 1955. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> GOREY, Edward. <i>The Bug Book.</i> New York: Looking Glass Library, 1959. $500 to $700.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Book of Hours with Illuminated Miniatures, France, mid-15th century. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Conradus de Alemania [Halberstadt the Elder], <i>Concordantiae Bibliorum,</i> Strassburg, 1474. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Christopher Marlowe, <i>The Jew of Malta,</i> London, 1633. Earliest extant edition of this antiauthoritarian Elizabethan play. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b><br>Sir Isaac Newton, <i>The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy,</i> first edition in English, 2 volumes, London, 1729. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> John Rae, <i>Narrative of an Expedition to the Shores of the Arctic Sea in 1846 and 1847,</i> first edition, London, 1850. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Philip Pittman, <i>The Present State of the European Settlements on the Mississippi…,</i> first edition, London, 1770. $10,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Cyanotype of an anatomy class at Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1895. $300 to $400.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Equine veterinary formulary, manuscript on paper, East Earl, Pennsylvania, circa 1860. $400 to $600.
  • <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> REGAMEY, Felix (1844-1906). Unique drawing showing Verlaine and Rimbaud in London, September 1872. €70,000 to 100,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> LABORDE, Alexandre de (1773-1842). <i>Voyage pittoresque et historique de l’Espagne.</i> Paris : 1806-1820. €20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> BOCCACE, Jean (1313-1375). <i>Il Decamerone…</i> Venise : Gabriele Giolito di Ferrari, 1542.<br>€ 12,000 to 15,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> LAMBERT, Yvon (1936). Full collection of writings from <i>Une rêverie émanée de mes loisirs.</i> Paris : 1992 - 2018. €50,000 to 70,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> JOUVE, Paul (1878-1973) -- KIPLING, Rudyard (1865-1936). <i>La Chasse de Kaa.</i> Paris : Javal & Bourdeaux, 1930. €2,000 to 3,000
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