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

Auction Details

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

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
51

G. Washington in his Last Illness, Attended by Doc'rs Craik and Brown / Lived Respected and Fear'd--

Philadelphia1800USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00Not Sold
52Francis Jukes, engraver; after Robertson.

Mount Vernon in Virginia, the Seat of the Late Lieut. General George Washington.

London and New York1800USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 3,500.00
53Virtue Weeping over the Tomb of George Washington.

Virtue Weeping over the Tomb of George Washington.

London1800USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
54Thomas Clarke, engraver.

Sacred to the Memory of the Illustrious G. Washington.

Boston1801USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 813.00
55David Edwin, engraver.

Washington, Sacred to Memory.

Philadelphiacirca 1800USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 938.00
56P.S. Duval & Son; lithographer.

Washington.

Philadelphia1858USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 688.00
57Enoch G. Gridley, engraver; after Coles.

Pater Patriae: Sacred to the Memory of the Truly Illustrious George Washington.

Boston1800USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,040.00
58[Samuel Seymour, engraver; after Savage.]

In Memory of Genl. George Washington and His Lady,

Philadelphia1804USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 531.00
59John James Barralet, artist and engraver.

Commemoration of Washington.

Npcirca 1820sUSD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 1,250.00
60

Constitution of the United States.

Philadelphiacirca 1832USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 6,500.00
61Albert Rimensberg Ritter von Radmansdorf.

Georg Washington, Nordamerikas erster Bürger und Feldherr.

Viennacirca 1820sUSD 400.00 - 600.00USD 281.00
62

Miniature portrait of George Washington in a frame made from Mount Vernon wood.

Washington1859USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 594.00
63

Group of George Washington engravings.

Vpcirca 1780-1860sUSD 500.00 - 750.00USD 358.00
64

The Hon'ble John Hancock of Boston in New England, President of the American Congress.

London1775USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,750.00
65

Charles Lee, Esq'r, Major General of the Continental-Army in America.

London1775USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,063.00
66J.C. Vasseur, engraver; after Borel.

L'Amérique Indépendante, Dédiée au Congrés des Etats Unis de l'Amérique.

Paris1778USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00Not Sold
67Cornelius Tiebout, engraver; after Barralet

In Memory of Gen'l Alex'r Hamilton.

Philadelphia?circa 1804USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 3,500.00
68John Scoles, engraver.

Consecrated to the Memory of Gen. Alexander Hamilton.

Npcirca late 19th centuryUSD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 500.00
69Achille Moreau, engraver; after Dubouloz.

Le Général Lafayette.

Paris1825USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 625.00
70J.M. Leroux, engraver; after Scheffer.

Full-length portrait of Lafayette, produced as he began his tour of America.

Paris1824USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 313.00
71[David Edwin, engraver; after Peale.] Thomas Jefferson.

Thomas Jefferson.

Philadelphia1801USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 1,875.00
72Joseph Strutt, engraver; after Robert Edge Pine.

To Those who Wish to Sheathe the Desolating Sword of War--America--

London1781USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00Not Sold
73John Ogborn, engraver; after S. Harding.

The Birth of American Liberty.

London1784USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 688.00
74Peter C. Verger, engraver; after J.F. Renault.

Triumph of Liberty, Dedicated to its Defenders in America.

New York1796USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00Not Sold
75

An Emblem of America / An Emblem of Europe / An Emblem of Asia / An Emblem of Africa.

London1800USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 3,250.00
  • <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.
  • <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.
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