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
101Denis Dighton; lithographer.

The North American Indian Warriors, from Lake Erie, of the Tribe of Seneca,

London1819USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 4,000.00
102Lehman & Duval; after J.O.

A pair of portrait plates from the first edition of the Aboriginal Portfolio.

Philadelphia1836USD 500.00 - 750.00Not Sold
103McGahey; after George Catlin.

Ball-Play Dance.

London1844USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00Not Sold
104

The Debilitated Situation of a Monarchal Government . . . The Flourishing Condition

Np1836USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 500.00
105Hill, engraver; after George Catlin.

To the Cadets of the West Point Military Academy.

New York1828 and circa 1831USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 4,250.00
106Frances Palmer, lithographer.

Battle of Buena Vista: View of the Battle-Ground and Battle of "The Angostura."

New York1847USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 4,500.00
107George B. McClellan, artist.

Battle of Cerro Gordo, April 17th & 18th 1847.

Npcirca 1847USD 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold
108G. Pfau, lithographer; after S. Rowse.

Encampment at Neponset-Dorchester . . . of the First Brigade

Boston1849USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 531.00
109

Pair of early views of Philadelphia's Fairmount Water Works.

Philadelphia1824USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 531.00
110Sarony, lithographers; after Heine.

Passing the Rubicon . . . through a Fleet of Japanese Boats

New York1855USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,430.00
111Sarony, lithographers; after Heine.

First Landing of Americans in Japan, under Commodore M. C. Perry

New York1855USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,430.00
112Sarony, lithographers; after Heine.

Landing of Commodore Perry . . . to Meet the Imperial Commissioners

New York1855USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,430.00
113Sarony, lithographers; after Heine.

Landing of Commodore Perry . . . to meet the Imperial Commissioners

New York1855USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 1,950.00
114C. Parsons, lithographer.

Ocean Steam Navigation Company of New York: Steamer Washington.

New Yorkcirca 1847USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
115Endicott & Co., lithographers.

Compagnie Générale Transatlantique, Havre-New York, "Lafayette."

New Yorkcirca 1865USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 250.00
116F. Crow, lithographer.

Le Oriental, Built by McKay & Aldus, East Boston, Mass.

Bostoncirca 1866USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 423.00
117Endicott, lithographers; after Wall.

New Bedford, Fifty Years Ago.

[New Bedford, MA]:1858USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 500.00
118Endicott; after Van Best and Gifford.

Sperm Whaling, No. 1--The Chase.

New Bedford, MA1859USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 813.00
119Prang & Mayers, lithographers.

Sperm Whaling No. 2, The Conflict.

New Bedford, MA1858USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,250.00
120J.H. Bufford's, lithographers.

Set of 5 prints depicting the "Abandonment of the Whalers in the Arctic Ocean,

New Bedford, MA1872USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 5,250.00
121A.G. Campbell, engraver; after W.D. Washington.

Burial of Latané.

New York1868USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 2,250.00
122Washington Ludlum.

Diaries of a struggling Illinois farmer who relocates to Washington, California and Florida.

Vp1884-96USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,625.00
123Lomen Brothers, photographers.

Photograph of 5 Inuit children in Nome.

Nome, AK1905USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,500.00
124

Treaty Entered into between the United States and the Cherokee Nation.

Nashville, TN1836USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 6,000.00
125Robert H. Pettigrew.

Letter by a Georgia planter discussing the Creek War in Alabama.

Savannah, GA1836?USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 531.00
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    <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.
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    <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.
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    <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.
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    <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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