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
26[Edmund Burke?]

An Impartial History of the War in America.

London1780USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 4,000.00
27

[A Picturesque View of the State of the Nation for 1778.]

Francecirca 1780?USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 813.00
28Fittler & Lerpinière, engravers; after Paton.

Pair of naval views, including the great victory of John Paul Jones.

London1780USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 2,125.00
29J. Peltro, engraver; after Robert Dodd.

. . . Gallant Defence of Captn. Pearson . . . against Paul Jones's Squadron.

London1781USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
30J. Caldwall, engraver; after George Carter.

The Engagement between the Quebec Frigate . . . and the Surveillante Frigate.

London1780USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 313.00
31J.R. Smith, engraver.

Engraving of Banastre Tarleton after the portrait by Sir Joshua Reynolds.

London1782USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 1,125.00
32John Sartain, engraver; after John B.

Gen. Marion in his Swamp Encampment Inviting a British Officer for Dinner.

New York1841USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 563.00
33Alfred Jones, et al., engravers; after Durand.

The Capture of Major Andre.

New York1846USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 455.00
34Edwin, engraver; after Warrell and Barralet.

. . . Peter Francisco's Gallant Action with Nine of Tarleton's Cavalry.

Philadelphia1814USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 4,000.00
35Plan of the Siege of Yorktown in Virginia.

Plan of the Siege of Yorktown in Virginia.

London1787USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 2,375.00
36James Heath, engraver; after Robert Smirke.

Cornwallis Resigning his Sword to Washington.

Philadelphia1807USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 625.00
37Tanner, et al.; after Renault.

The British Surrendering their Arms to Gen. Washington after their Defeat at York Town.

Philadelphia1819USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 1,625.00
38George Washington, Esqr.

George Washington, Esqr., General and Commander in Chief of the Continental Army in America.

London1775USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 2,750.00
39George Washington, Esqr.

George Washington, Esqr., General and Commander in Chief of the Continental Army in America.

London1775USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,500.00
40Benjamin West.

Bickerstaff's Boston Almanack, for the Year of our Redemption, 1778.

Danvers, MA1777USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00USD 4,000.00
41Valentine Green, engraver; after John Trumbull.

General Washington.

London1781USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 2,860.00
42Unknown engraver; after Charles Wilson Peale.

His Excellency General Washington / Lady Washington.

Np1780s?USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 5,000.00
43Noel Le Mire, engraver; after Le Paon.

Pair of matched French engravings of Washington and Lafayette.

Pariscirca 1784-89USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,000.00
44

Pair of matching Savage prints of Washington and Franklin.

London1793USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 3,250.00
45Edward Savage; artist and engraver.

The Washington Family / La Famille de Washington.

London1798USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,125.00
46David Edwin, engraver; after Rembrandt Peale.

General George Washington.

Philadelphia1800USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 358.00
47James Heath, engraver, after Gilbert Stuart.

General Washington.

London1800USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 563.00
48After Gilbert Stuart?

George Washington, Late President of the United States of America.

London1801USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 750.00
49Alexander H. Ritchie, engraver; after Huntington.

[Lady Washington's Reception.]

Np1867USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 250.00
50

Issue of the United States Oracle of the Day devoted to Washington's death.

Portsmouth, NH1800USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
  • <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.
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    <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.
  • <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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