Swann Galleries: Fine Books and Autographs, 2559, New York

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
02/25/2021 - 02/25/2021
Page Size: 269 items in 11 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1ADAMS, SAMUEL

ADAMS, SAMUEL. Clipped Signature, on a fragment of a document,

Boston1790sUSD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 1,235.00
2ADAMS, SAMUEL

ADAMS, SAMUEL. Partly-printed Document Signed, "S Adams," as Governor, ordering Treasurer Thomas Davis to pay

Boston1795USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,950.00
3RUSH, BENJAMIN

(AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) RUSH, BENJAMIN. Brief Autograph Letter Signed, "Benj'n Rush," to Captain James Hood:

Np1780USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00Not Sold
4BUTLER, BENJAMIN F

BUTLER, BENJAMIN F. Typed Letter Signed, "Benj Butler," to his legal partner O.D. Barrett,

Boston1886USD 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold
5GERRY, ELBRIDGE

GERRY, ELBRIDGE. Autograph Letter Signed, twice, to "Capt Edw'd Bowen,"

Marblehead1764USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,250.00
6SMITH, JOSEPH

(MORMONS.) SMITH, JOSEPH. Document Signed, "Joseph Smith Mayor," an affidavit for Isaac P. Chase, certifying Chase's obligation to app

Nauvoo, IL1843USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 11,250.00
7YOUNG, BRIGHAM

(MORMONS.) YOUNG, BRIGHAM. Partly-printed Document Signed, as President of the Utah Central Railroad Company,

Salt Lake City1872USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 1,625.00
8REED, JOSEPH

REED, JOSEPH. Autograph Letter Signed, "Jos: Reed," to Elbridge Gerry,

Philadelphia1784USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 688.00
9RUSH, BENJAMIN

RUSH, BENJAMIN. Autograph Letter Signed, "Benj'n Rush," to Richard Renshaw,

Np1802USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,375.00
10SEWALL, STEPHEN

SEWALL, STEPHEN. Document Signed, "Steph Sewall Cler[k]," bill for court costs

Salem1719USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 553.00
11TRUXTUN, THOMAS

TRUXTUN, THOMAS. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, twice, as Sheriff of Philadelphia,

Philadelphia1818USD 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold
12WALTON, GEORGE

WALTON, GEORGE. Document Signed, "GeoWalton," as GA Chief Justice, a warrant ordering the appearance of Thomas Galphin before the Super

Savannah1784USD 600.00 - 900.00Not Sold
13WINSLOW, JOSIAH

WINSLOW, JOSIAH. Document Signed, "Jos: Winslow," bearing witness to Hannah [Holloway] Read's receipt of 8 pounds for a tract of land

Marshfield1673USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 1,375.00
14CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK

(ALBUM--CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK.) Group of 29 items Signed, Inscribed, or Signed and Inscribed, by figures associated with Caroline,

VpvdUSD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 3,250.00
15

(ALBUM--WORLD WAR II.) Guest book from the American Eagle Club, London, containing dates and signatures by 17 visitors, mostly dignitar

London1941-1942USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 1,375.00
16ANTHONY, SUSAN B

ANTHONY, SUSAN B. Autograph Letter Signed, to William Van Benthuysen,

Rochester1900USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 2,375.00
17MCCANDLESS II, BRUCE

(ASTRONAUTS.) MCCANDLESS II, BRUCE. Photograph Signed and Inscribed, "To Ed / With appreciation / & best wishes / Bruce McCandless II /

NpndUSD 300.00 - 400.00USD 375.00
18MCCANDLESS II, BRUCE

(ASTRONAUTS.) MCCANDLESS II, BRUCE. Photograph Signed with holograph mission number ("STS-11 / 41-B"),

NpndUSD 300.00 - 400.00USD 375.00
19MCCANDLESS II, BRUCE

(ASTRONAUTS.) MCCANDLESS II, BRUCE. Photograph Signed with holograph mission number ("STS-11 / 41-B"),

NpndUSD 300.00 - 400.00USD 375.00
20BERNHARDT, SARAH

BERNHARDT, SARAH. Photograph dated and Signed, cabinet card,

Np1922USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 1,063.00
21CHAPLIN, CHARLIE

CHAPLIN, CHARLIE. My Trip Abroad. Signed and Inscribed, with a small ink drawing, to cartoonist Milt Gross, on front free endpaper:

New York and London1922USD 3,500.00 - 5,000.00USD 6,750.00
22DEAN, JAMES

DEAN, JAMES. Photograph Signed and Inscribed, "To Mrs. [Beulah] Roth / best wishes / James Dean,"

NpndUSD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00USD 8,750.00
23DOUGLASS, FREDERICK

DOUGLASS, FREDERICK. Autograph Letter Signed, to Sallie Holley ("Dear Sally"),

North Star' office Rochester1851USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00USD 112,500.00
24DUNCAN, ISADORA

DUNCAN, ISADORA. Autograph Letter Signed, to Madame la Comtesse Godin de Lupé, in French,

NpndUSD 350.00 - 500.00USD 500.00
25EINSTEIN, ALBERT

EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Autograph Manuscript, unsigned, in German, 11 lines of equations and three lines of text relating to a static field r

NpndUSD 10,000.00 - 20,000.00USD 7,000.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Westvaco–Inspirations for Printers,</i> 3 volumes, 1938-61. $200 to $300.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Proef van Letteren, <i>Welk gegooten worden in de Nieuwe Haerlemsche Lettergietery,</i> 1768. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Paul Klee, <i>Bauhaus Ausstellung Juli – Sept.,</i> Weimar, 1923. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Michel Seuphor & Jozef Peeters, <i>Het Overzicht Nos.</i> 22-23-24, Antwerp, 1922. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Wolfrum & Co., <i>Modern Graphik, Serie I…,</i> complete portfolio, 1909. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Gravure et Fonderie deC. Derriey: Specimen-Album,</i> Paris, 1862. $5,000 to $7,500.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Travel, Atlases, Maps<br>and Natural History<br>Online Auction<br>27 April – 13 May 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b><br>Daniel Giraud Elliot. <i>A Monograph of the Phasianidae, or Family of the Pheasants,</i> 1870-1872, coloured plates. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b><br>Georg Braun und Franz Hogenberg. <i>Civitates orbis terrarum.</i> Cologne, 1597-c.1606, 5 volumes, hand-coloured, calf. £140,000 to £200,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b> Qianren Huang. "Blue Map" of China. [Daoguang, 19th century]. £60,000 to £80,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Travel, Atlases, Maps<br>and Natural History<br>Online Auction<br>27 April – 13 May 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b> Abraham Ortelius. <i>Theatrum orbis terrarum,</i> 1595. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b> Maxime Du Camp. <i>Egypte, Nubie, Palestine et Syrie. Dessins Photographiques.</i> Paris, 1852. £100,000 to £150,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b><br>China, Canton School. A superb album of 141 watercolours, c.1800. £70,000 to £100,000.
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Images of Angling:<br>The David Beazley Collection<br>of Angling Prints<br>Online Sale<br>20th May 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Alken (Henry), after. Salmon Fishing; Fishing in a Punt; Pike Fishing, three works, 1820. £600 to £800.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Early Images of Angling.- Hollar (Wenceslaus) Angling; River Fishing; and Salmon Fishing, after Francis Barlow, 3 engravings, [c. 1671]. £500 to £700.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Rolfe (Henry Leonidas). <i>Studies of Fresh Water Fish,</i> 1851. £500 to £700.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Images of Angling:<br>The David Beazley Collection<br>of Angling Prints<br>Online Sale<br>20th May 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Morland (George), After. A Party Angling; The Anglers' Repast, a pair, mezzotints, 1789. £400 to £600.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Pollard (James), After. Bottom Fishing; Anglers Packing Up, etchings with aquatint, 1831. £400 to £600.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Angling's Age of Romance.- Sayer (Robert, publisher) & J. Bennett. The Angelic Angler, mezzotint, 1781; and another. £300 to £400.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Images of Angling:<br>The David Beazley Collection<br>of Angling Prints<br>Online Sale<br>20th May 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Fishing Satire.- London.- Roberts (Piercy). Patience at Paddington or angling in the Junction Canal, etching after Woodward, 1807; together with Woodward's 'Angling at Sadler's Wells', and another, 1794. £300 to £400.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Fishing Satire - Cats Fishing.- Seymour (Robert). Waltonizing or - Green-land Fisherman, [c. 1830s]; together with 3 lithographs of cats fishing, [c. 1830s]. £300 to £400.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Fishing Portraits.- Zoffany (Johan), After. Master James Sayer, at the age of 13, mezzotint by Richard Houston, 1772. £300 to £400.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Images of Angling:<br>The David Beazley Collection<br>of Angling Prints<br>Online Sale<br>20th May 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Wilkinson (Norman). Come to Britain for Fishing, lithographic poster, [c. 1947]. £300 to £400.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Scottish Fishing.- Heath (William). Sporting in the Scottish Isles no. III. Salmon Fishing, 1835; and another. £150 to £200.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Simpson (Joseph). The Border Angler, drypoint, [c. 1927]. £150 to £200.
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