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
201

Order for voting on delegates to Connecticut's convention for ratifying the Constitution.

Middletown, CT1787USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 938.00
202Samuel Henshaw.

Inspirational letter to two Massachusetts delegates to U.S. Constitutional Convention.

Northampton, MA1787USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 3,750.00
203[Thomas F. Daggett.]

The Outlaw Brothers, Frank and Jesse James: Lives and Adventures of the Scourges of the Plains.

New York1881USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 1,375.00
204

Fractional currency shield with mounted specimen notes.

Washingtoncirca 1867-68USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,625.00
205GEORGE A. CUSTER.

My Life on the Plains; or, Personal Experiences with Indians.

New York1874USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 3,900.00
206GEORGE A. CUSTER.

Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting . . . a Report of the Expedition to the Black Hills.

Washington1875USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 1,500.00
207(GEORGE A. CUSTER.) Judson Elliott Walker.

Campaigns of General Custer in the North-West, and the Final Surrender of Sitting Bull.

New York1881USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 500.00
208(GEORGE A. CUSTER.) Thomas O'Neill.

With Reno at the Little Big Horn Fight (Custer's Last Battle): The Thrilling Escape

Los Angeles1924?USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 1,625.00
209(GEORGE A. CUSTER.) Frederic F. Van de Water.

Pair of original notebooks for "Glory-Hunter," along with an inscribed copy of the book.

Vpcirca 1930-34USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,375.00
210(GEORGE A. CUSTER.) Charles A. Varnum.

Letter by the commander of Custer's scouts, praising the book "Glory Hunter."

San Francisco, CA1934USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 2,750.00
211(GEORGE A. CUSTER.) Fred Dustin.

The Custer Tragedy: Events Leading Up To and Following the Little Big Horn Campaign.

Ann Arbor, MI1939USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 1,250.00
212

An early English printing of the Declaration, in the Universal Magazine.

London1776USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 1,063.00
213George G. Smith; engraver.

Declaration of Independence, in Congress July 4th 1776.

Bostoncirca 1843USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 750.00
214J.H. Bufford; lith.

Declaration of Independence . . . Executed Entirely with a Pen by Gilman R. Russell.

Manchester, NH1856USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 750.00
215Robert Barclay.

An Apology for the True Christian Divinity . . . by the People, Called in Scorn, Quakers.

Newport, RI1729USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 594.00
216Douglass, William.

A Summary, Historical and Political, of the . . . British Settlements in North-America.

Boston1749 and 1751 1752USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 625.00
217

Der Kleine Catechismus des sel. D. Martin Luthers.

Philadelphia1770USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 500.00
218Anthony Benezet.

The Pennsylvania Spelling-Book.

Philadelphia1776USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 8,125.00
219

The Fair Maid's Song, When All Alone.

Enfield, MAcirca 1838?USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 688.00
220Susannah Carter.

The Frugal Housewife: or, Complete Woman Cook.

Philadelphia1796USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,750.00
221[Amelia Simmons.]

American Cookery, or, The Art of Dressing Viands, Fish, Poultry, and Vegetables . . .

Np1808USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,500.00
222BENJAMIN FRANKLIN.

Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces.

London1779USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 7,500.00
223George Watts.

A Sermon Preached Before the Trustees for Establishing the Colony of Georgia in America.

London1736USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,063.00
224Aaron S. Daggett.

Letter describing a royal Hawaiian funeral.

Honolulu, HI1899USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 594.00
225Ezra Stiles.

A Discourse on Saving Knowledge: Delivered at the Instalment of the Reverend Samuel Hopkins.

Newport, RI1770USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
  • <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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