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
51TOCQUEVILLE, ALEXIS DE

TOCQUEVILLE, ALEXIS DE. Autograph Letter Signed, "AdeTocqueville," to "Sir," in French,

Tocqueville Manche1850USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
52WASHINGTON, BOOKER T

WASHINGTON, BOOKER T. Letter Signed, to Rodger S. Boardman,

Tuskegee1905USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 469.00
53WEST, MAE

WEST, MAE. Photograph Signed and Inscribed, "To / Mr, Mrs Paul Lehman / Best Wishes,"

Np1940USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 438.00
54WINDSOR, EDWARD; DUKE OF

WINDSOR, EDWARD; DUKE OF. A King's Story. Signed, "Edward," on the limitation page.

New York1951USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 688.00
55ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY

ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY. Jubilee of the Constitution. Signed and Inscribed to Nathaniel Ingersoll Bowditch,

New York1839USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 3,500.00
56EISENHOWER, DWIGHT D

EISENHOWER, DWIGHT D. Crusade in Europe.

Garden City1948USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 3,750.00
57FILLMORE, MILLARD

FILLMORE, MILLARD. Brief Autograph Letter Signed, as President, to Samuel H. Jordan, sending his autograph.

Washington1853USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 688.00
58

(FIRST LADIES.) Three Autograph Letters Signed: Edith Kermit Roosevelt (2) * Grace Coolidge.

Washington; Boston1908; nd; 1919USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 163.00
59HARRISON, WILLIAM HENRY

HARRISON, WILLIAM HENRY. Document Signed, "Willm Henry Harrison," as Territorial Governor, to the Surveyor of Knox County [John Small],

Vincennes1801USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 1,235.00
60KENNEDY, JOHN F

KENNEDY, JOHN F. Photograph Signed and Inscribed: "For Judge Elijah Prettyman / with warm personal regards / and high esteem John Kenne

NpndUSD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 4,000.00
61MONROE, JAMES

MONROE, JAMES. Two Partly-printed vellum Documents Signed, as President, granting 72 or 76 acres of land in the District of Detroit to

Washington1824USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 715.00
62ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D

ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. Three Typed Letters Signed, one as President, to Lieutenant Commander Franck Taylor Evans or his wife,

Washington1915; 1917; 1934USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,125.00
63ROOSEVELT, THEODORE

ROOSEVELT, THEODORE. Partly-printed Document Signed, "T. Roosevelt," as President, commuting the sentence of Franck Taylor Evans

Washington1909USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 975.00
64ROOSEVELT, THEODORE

ROOSEVELT, THEODORE. Two Typed Letters Signed, to Franck Taylor Evans ("Dear Taylor"),

New York; Oyster Bay1905USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,375.00
65

(PRESIDENTS.) Two items Signed: Harry S. Truman. White House card * Herbert Hoover. Hotel stationery.

Washington; New York1945-53; ndUSD 300.00 - 400.00USD 406.00
66

(PRESIDENTS.) Group of 3 clipped Signatures: John Quincy Adams, as President * James Monroe, as Secretary of State * Martin Van Buren,

NpvdUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 813.00
67BERG, ALBAN

BERG, ALBAN. Autograph Letter Signed, to Dr. R. Meyer, in German, on a postcard,

Vienna1927USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 1,950.00
68BERNSTEIN, LEONARD

BERNSTEIN, LEONARD. Autograph Musical Manuscript Signed and Inscribed, sketch for "(Marches--(Prologue))" in Exception and the Rule,

Np1968USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 8,750.00
69BRITTEN, BENJAMIN

BRITTEN, BENJAMIN. Typed Letter Signed, "BenjBritten," to local Labour Party Chairman Norman Cliff,

Aldeburgh1967USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 438.00
70CALLAS, MARIA

CALLAS, MARIA. Hand-tinted Photograph Signed and Inscribed, "To Ray Moore / cordially / Maria Callas," full-length portrait showing her

NpndUSD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 469.00
71CALLAS, MARIA

CALLAS, MARIA. Signature ("Maria Meneghini / Callas"), on an advertisement for Angel Records.

Np1955USD 350.00 - 500.00USD 438.00
72CALLAS, MARIA

CALLAS, MARIA. Photograph dated and Signed, "Maria Meneghini / Callas," portrait by Luxardo showing her kneeling in costume as Madama B

Np1957USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 375.00
73CALLAS, MARIA

CALLAS, MARIA. Typed Letter Signed, "Maria Meneghini / Callas," to Patrick Fisher,

London1957USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 438.00
74CARUSO, ENRICO

CARUSO, ENRICO. Autograph Letter Signed, "Caruso," to Jessie Barskerville ("Chèr Amie"), in French,

New York1915USD 150.00 - 250.00USD 260.00
75DEBUSSY, CLAUDE

DEBUSSY, CLAUDE. Autograph Letter Signed, to "My dear Dujardin," in French,

Paris1914USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,820.00
  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> CURRIER and IVES, publishers -- After Frances F. Palmer. The Rocky Mountains. Emigrants Crossing the Plains, 1866. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [BIBLE, in English]. <i>The New Testament of Jesus Christ, translated faithfully into English.</i> Rheims, 1582. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [BIBLE, in Latin]. <i>Biblia latina.</i> Venice: Franz Renner of Hailbrun [Heilbrunn], 1483. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe (1792-1822). Autograph letter signed ("P. B. S."), to Charles Ollier. Florence, Italy, 15 December 1819. “MY PROMETHEUS IS THE BEST THING I EVER WROTE.” $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> RAMSAY, David (1749-1815). <i>The History of the Revolution of South-Carolina…</i> Trenton: Isaac Collins, 1785. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [BINDINGS]. MUIR, John (1838-1914). <i>The Writings of John Muir.</i> Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1916-1924. 10 vols. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [CHICAGO] -- <i>Park & Guide Map of Chicago.</i> Chicago: Jas. Van Vechten, 1873. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> CURRIER and IVES, publishers -- After Frances F. Palmer. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [ALLEN PRESS]. SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). <i>Romeo and Juliet.</i> Greenbrae: Allen Press, 1988. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> BEMELMANS, Ludwig (1898-1962). Pencil drawing on paper. 247 x 198 mm, sight, matted and framed. Showing a child shooting at a baby's balloon. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [LOGAN ELM PRESS]. HARVEY, Rebecca. <i>Any Number of Things.</i> Ohio State University, 2013. Single sheet paper scroll. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> BINYON, Laurence (1869-1943). A small archive of letters and pamphlets. $200 to $300.
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Bibliothèque littéraire<br>Hubert Heilbronn<br>11 May 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s May 11:</b> Breton, André. <i>Nadja.</i> Paris, N.R.F., Gallimard, 1928. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s May 11:</b> [Stendhal, Henri Beyle dit]. <i>Le Rouge et le Noir,</i> chronique du XIXe siècle. Paris, Levavasseur, 1831. €20,000 to €30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s May 11:</b> Dumas, Alexandre. <i>Les Trois mousquetaires.</i> 1844. 8 vols. In 4. Paris, Baudry, 1844. €30,000 to €50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s May 11:</b> Mallarmé, Stéphane -- Edgar Allan Poe. <i>Les Poèmes d’Edgar Poe.</i> Bruxelles, Edmond Deman, 1888. €18,000 to €25,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s May 11:</b> Proust, Marcel. <i>Le côté de Guermantes II. Sodome et Gomorrhe I. [and] Sodome et Gomorrhe II.</i> Paris, N.R.F., 1921 et 1922. €20,000 to €30,000.
  • <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.
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