Swann Galleries: Printed and Manuscript Americana, 2564, New York

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Auction Date
04/15/2021 - 04/15/2021
Page Size: 388 items in 16 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1John Raphael Smith, engraver; after Joseph Wright.

The Widow of an Indian Chief Watching the Arms of Her Deceas'd Husband.

London1789USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 2,250.00
2David Edwin, engraver; after Edward Savage.

The Landing of Christopher Columbus.

Philadelphia1800USD 500.00 - 750.00Not Sold
3John Hall, engraver; after West.

William Penn's Treaty with the Indians, when he Founded the Province of Pensylvania.

London1775USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,000.00
4James Moore, engraver; after Giacomo Amiconi.

America! of Wealth thou Modern Mine.

Londoncirca 1760-65USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,375.00
5[After George Heap.]

The East Prospect of the City of Philadelphia in the Province of Pennsylvania.

London1761USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 4,500.00
6Pierre Canot, engraver; after Thomas Howdell.

A South West View of the City of New York, in North America.

Londoncirca 1768USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 2,500.00
7Pierre Canot, engraver; after Thomas Howdell.

A South East View of the City of New York.

Londoncirca 1768USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 2,750.00
8Pierre Canot, engraver; after Ince.

A View of Louisburg in North America . . . when that City was Besieged.

Londoncirca 1768USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 3,500.00
9Purcell, engraver; after Reynolds.

Sir Jeffrey Amherst . . . Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Forces in North America.

London1766USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 531.00
10William Elliot, engraver; after Smith.

A View of the Fall of Montmorenci and the Attack made by General Wolfe

London1760USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 2,125.00
11William Woollett, engraver; after West.

The Death of General Wolfe.

London1776USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 3,000.00
12Juste Chevillet, engraver; after Watteau Mort du Marquis de Montcalm Gozon.

Mort du Marquis de Montcalm Gozon.

Pariscirca 1770s?USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 625.00
13James McArdell, engraver; after Hudson.

The Hon'ble Robert Monckton, Major General, Governor of New York.

London?circa 1762-65USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 469.00
14[After Benjamin Wilson.]

The Repeal, or The Funeral of Miss Ame-stamp.

Londoncirca March 1766USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 5,750.00
15

A Short Narrative of the Horrid Massacre in Boston.

London1770USD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00USD 22,500.00
16[Stratton], engraver; after Revere.

The Bloody Massacre Perpetrated in King-Street, Boston.

Boston1832USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 3,500.00
17Bufford, lithographer; after Champney.

Boston Massacre, March 5th 1770.

Boston1856USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 5,500.00
18

The Able Doctor, or America Swallowing the Bitter Draught.

London1774USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 1,875.00
19[Carl Guttenberg, artist.]

The Tea-Tax-Tempest, or The Anglo-American Revolution.

Nuremberg or Paris1778USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,375.00
20

His Most Excellent Majesty George the IIId, King of Great Britain / Her Most Excellent Majesty Charlotte,

London1783 and 1775USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 313.00
21Cornelius Tiebout, engraver; after Tisdale.

Battle of Lexington.

New York1798USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 750.00
22Bernard Romans, artist.

An Exact View of the Late Battle at Charlestown, June 17th, 1775.

London1776USD 40,000.00 - 60,000.00USD 32,500.00
23J.G. Müller, engraver; after John Trumbull.

The Battle at Bunker's Hill near Boston.

London1798USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 3,640.00
24J.T. Clemens, engraver; after John Trumbull.

The Death of General Montgomery in the Attack of Quebec.

Londoncirca 1830sUSD 500.00 - 750.00USD 750.00
25[Thomas Anburey.]

Travels through the Interior Parts of America.

London1791USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 563.00
  • <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>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.
  • <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.
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