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

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

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
76

Europe, America / Asia, Africa.

London1804USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 750.00
77

Africa / America.

Amsterdamcirca 1807USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 531.00
78

[An Emblem of America.]

London1798USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 344.00
79

L'Amerique.

Pariscirca 1800?USD 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold
80Benjamin Tanner, engraver; after Barralet.

America Guided by Wisdom: An Allegorical Representation of the United States.

Philadelphia1815 or earlierUSD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 1,250.00
81Amos Doolittle, engraver; text by Rowland

An Epitome of Ecclesiastical History.

New Haven1806USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 2,750.00
82Thomas Gimbrede, artist and engraver.

American Star.

New York1812USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 488.00
83Isaac Eddy; and James Wilson.

[Chronology Delineated to Illustrate the History of Monarchical Revolutions.]

Weathersfield, VT1813USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 281.00
84Amos Doolittle; artist and engraver.

The complete Prodigal Son series:

Cheshire, CT1814USD 5,000.00 - 7,500.00USD 3,250.00
85[George Graham, engraver?]; after Stuart.

This Portrait of Capt'n Isaac Hull of the United States Navy.

Philadelphia1813USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00Not Sold
86

Engagement between the U.S. Frigate Constitution . . . and the British Frigate Guerriere.

Philadelphia1812USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 750.00
87Cornelius Tiebout, engraver; after Thomas Birch

This Representation of the U.S. Frigate Constitution . . .

Philadelphia1813USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 625.00
88

A View of Col. Johnson's Engagement with the Savages (Commanded by Tecumseh) near the Moravian Town.

Boston1828USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 1,500.00
89Thomas Sutherland, engraver; after Major Dennis.

The Battle of Queenston.

London1836USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 2,000.00
90Samuel Seymour, engraver; after Thomas Birch.

This Representation of the U.S. Frigate United States . . .

Philadelphia1815?USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 938.00
91Robert Dodd, artist.

. . . His Majesty's Ship Shannon . . . Waiting the Close Approach of the American Frigate Chesapeak.

London1813USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 469.00
92John Jeakes, engraver; after Webster and Lee.

Pair of views of the battle between the Chesapeake and Shannon.

Londoncirca 1813USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 1,625.00
93

Cut signatures of naval heroes Oliver Hazard Perry and James Lawrence in matching frames.

Npcirca 1810sUSD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 2,000.00
94

The Pelican Sloop of War, Cap't Maples, Raking & Capturing the American Brig Argus.

Londoncirca 1814USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 938.00
95Benjamin Tanner, engraver; after J.J.

Perry's Victory on Lake Erie, September the 10th 1813.

Philadelphia1814USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 250.00
96Murray, Draper, Fairman & Co., engravers.

Battle of Lake Erie, Fought Sept. 10 1813–First View.

Philadelphiacirca 1840sUSD 400.00 - 600.00USD 281.00
97

Battle of the Thames, October 5th 1813 . . . Dedicated to the Tippecanoe Clubs.

Philadelphia1840USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,063.00
98Benjamin Tanner, engraver; after Reinagle.

Macdonough's Victory on Lake Champlain and Defeat of the British Army

Philadelphia1816USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 1,560.00
99Joseph Yeager, engraver; after William E.

Battle of New Orleans, and Death of Major General Packenham.

Philadelphia1817USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
100Chataigner, engraver; after Julia Plantou.

Peace of Ghent 1814, and Triumph of America.

Philadelphiacirca 1818USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 2,125.00
  • <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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