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
151

List of expenses incurred by Colonel Philip Van Cortlandt at Valley Forge.

Np1779USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 3,250.00
152Maurice Simons.

A militia colonel pushes back on the return of borrowed wagons to the Continental Army.

South Carolina?1779USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 406.00
153

The Smithfield and Cumberland Rangers militia company is summoned for muster.

Providence, RI1781USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 375.00
154

Account of a French ship's naval battle with the British off Pensacola.

Np1781USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 10,000.00
155Jonathan Lawrence, Jr.

Letter by a young officer attempting to raise a new company of New York troops.

Rockland, NY1781USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 938.00
156Sir Guy Carleton.

Letter of recommendation for a New York Loyalist seeking refuge in Nova Scotia.

New York1783USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
157William Austin.

An Oration, Pronounced at . . . the Anniversary of the Battle of Bunker's Hill.

Charlestown, MA1801USD 250.00 - 350.00Not Sold
158Alexander H. Ritchie, artist.

Washington and his Generals.

New Yorkcirca 1870USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 688.00
159

Scrapbook of letters to art editor Samuel G.W. Benjamin, including Eakins, Church and dozens more.

Vp1853-81USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 3,500.00
160

Sketchbook of eccentric outsider and occult art kept by a working-class New Hampshire teen.

Hudson, NH1903-05USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 1,188.00
161

The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments.

Philadelphia1796USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 1,063.00
162

Western Coal and Lumber Resources . . . of the Central Coal & Coke Company of Kansas City.

Chicago1902USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 219.00
163

Business license and billhead for San Francisco's first antiquarian bookseller, Epes Ellery.

San Francisco, CA1856 and 1864USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 4,000.00
164

Letters from a gold-mining engineer in Oroville at war with his investor.

Oroville, CA circa 1900?USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 344.00
165

Collection on pioneering naturalist Galen Clark and Yosemite National Park.

Vp1906-11 and undatedUSD 400.00 - 600.00USD 1,000.00
166

School placards in honor of gay rights pioneer Harvey Milk.

San Franciscocirca 1978USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 531.00
167

Siamese Twins . . . The United Brothers, Chang-Eng.

New Yorkcirca 1838-45USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 688.00
168

Album of cartes-de-visite including one of spymaster Lafayette Baker.

Philadelphia and vp1863-65 and undatedUSD 600.00 - 900.00USD 1,625.00
169

Biblical satire describing "Abraham of the House of Lincoln" and "Jeff, wicked King of Secessia."

Np1863USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 1,125.00
170L.W. Manning.

Letter describing Lincoln's carriage arriving in newly occupied Richmond.

Richmond, VA1865USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 2,600.00
171[Jonathan D. Hale.]

Sketches of Scenes in the Career of Champ Furguson and his Lieutenant; with Champ's Confession.

Npcirca 1869 or 1870USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 1,500.00
172

Pair of large illustrated artillery manuals.

New York1860 and 1865USD 150.00 - 250.00USD 138.00
173Samuel [Pickens?]

Letter describing the vote for the Ordinance of Secession in central Virginia.

Belmont Academy Arrington, VA1861USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 1,040.00
174

Resolutions of Forsberg's Brigade, Wharton's Division.

Richmond, VA1865USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
175

Proposed Plan of the Settlement of the Hacienda of San Lorenzo.

Mexico1866USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 2,500.00
  • <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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