Swann Galleries: Fine Photographs, 2583, New York

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
10/21/2021 - 10/21/2021
Page Size: 319 items in 13 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1

An album with 26 photographs, including scenes from Calcutta [Kolkata], Delhi, and Darjeeling.

Circa 1880s USD 1,400.00 - 1,800.00USD 2,250.00
2FRANCIS FRITH (1822-1898)

Suite of 22 photographs from Egypt and Palestine, Volumes I and II, comprising 13 of Palestine and 9 of Egypt. Additional Images

1858-60USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 3,000.00
3

Two albums with over 140 photographs documenting the Lieutenant Colonel Leydhecker's travels, including Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Panama, Jamaica, and more.

1893 Circa 1900USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 4,000.00
4MARTIN CHAMBI (1891-1973)

Thick presentation album entitled Peru, 1947. Congreso Panamericano de Arquitectos. With 104 original photographs, 22 by Chambi. Additional VideoAdditional Video

1947USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00USD 40,000.00
5WILLIAM HENRY FOX TALBOT (1800-1877)

The Hungerford Suspension Bridge, London * A fruit piece with a single pineapple. Salt print and salt print from calotype negative, the images measuring 6 5/8x8 3/8 and 5 3/4x7 1/2 inches (16.8x21.3 and 14.6x19.1 cm.), the sheets 7 1/4x9 inches (18.4x22.9

Circa 1845 and before 1845USD 5,000.00 - 7,500.00USD 3,750.00
6CALVERT RICHARD JONES (1804-1877)

Beach view with boats, Malta * A man and woman, seated among prickly pear cactus, Valetta, Malta. Together, 2 photographs. Talbotype and salted paper print from a calotype negative, the images measuring 6 3/8x8 1/2 and 5 1/4x5 5/8 inches (16.2x21.6 and 13

1846 and 1840sUSD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
7(CHARLES NÈGRE) (1820-1880)

A portfolio titled Charles Nègre, Treize Hèliogravures 1854-1857. Additional Images

Genève, Switzerland1982USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
8

An album of 14 views of New York City and Staten Island related to German businessman L.E. Amsinck.

1860sUSD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
9CARLETON E. WATKINS (1829-1916)

The Bridal Veil and Cathedral Rocks from the Coulterville Trail. Albumen print, the image measuring 7 5/8x11 5/8 inches (19.4x29.5 cm.), the two-toned mount 15 3/4x19 1/2 inches (40x49.5 cm.), with the title printed on mount recto. 1865-66; printed early

1865-66; printed early 1870sUSD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
10CARLETON E. WATKINS (1829-1916)

A set of 14 photographs of Big River mills and sweeping scenes of Mendocino, California. Arch-topped mammoth-plate albumen prints, the images each measuring approximately 15 1/2x20 1/2 inches (39.4x52.1 cm.), the mounts 18x23 inches (45.7x58.4 cm.), and s

1863USD 30,000.00 - 45,000.00USD 22,500.00
11WILLIAM HENRY JACKSON (1843-1942)

The Yosemite Falls. Mammoth albumen print, the image measuring 21 1/4x17 inches (54x43.2 cm.), the original mount 26 1/2x22 inches (67.3x55.9 cm.), with Jackson's credit, the Detroit Publishing Co. credit, title, and numeric notation, in the negative. Cir

Circa 1898USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 6,750.00
12O. PIERRE HAVENS (1838-1912)

Leland Oak. Albumen print, the image measuring 10x12 7/8 inches (25.4x32.7 cm.), the mount 10 1/2x13 3/4 inches (26.7x34.9 cm.), with the title in the negative, and Havens' credit and location Jacksonville, Fla., printed on mount recto. Circa 1890

Circa 1890USD 700.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
13EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952)

The Vanishing Race. Orotone, the plate measuring 10 1/2x13 1/4 inches (26.7x33.7 cm.), the original Curtis frame 16x19 inches (40.6x48.3 cm.), with Curtis' signature and copyright in the negative; the frame with the Curtis title label and The Curtis Studi

1904USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 3,750.00
14EDWARD S. CURTIS (1968-1952)

Floating Aphrodite. Blue-toned silver print, the image measuring 10 3/8x13 1/2 inches (26.4x34.3 cm.), with Curtis' signature, copyright, and the notation L.A., in the negative. Circa 1920

Circa 1920USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 4,000.00
15E.J. BELLOCQ (1873-1949)/LEE FRIEDLANDER (1934- )

Storyville portrait. Gold-toned printing-out paper print, the image measuring 8x10 inches (20.3x25.4 cm.), the mount 14x17 inches (35.6x43.2 cm.), with Friedlander's Bellocq hand stamp on mount verso. 1911-13; printed 1970s

1911-13; printed 1970sUSD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 4,000.00
16ALFRED STIEGLITZ (1864-1946)

A selection of 3 choice photogravures from Camera Work Number 12, including Miss S.R., Ploughing, and Horses. Photogravures on Japan tissue, the images measuring 8 1/4x5 1/2 to 7 1/2x5 5/8 inches (21x14 to 19.1x14.3 cm.), each sheet approximately 12x8 1/4

1899; printed 1905USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 1,750.00
17ALVIN LANGDON COBURN (1882-1996)

The Unfinished Bridge * The Waterfront. Together, 2 photogravures, the images measuring approximately 6x6 1/2 inches (15.2x16.5 cm.), the sheets slightly larger. Circa 1907 and 1910

Circa 1907 and 1910USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 2,000.00
18ANNE BRIGMAN (1869-1950)

The Brook * Dawn * The Pool * Dryads (2). Together, 5 photogravures on Japan tissue, the images measuring approximately 8 1/2x6 1/4 to 9 5/8x4 1/4 inches (21.6x15.9 to 24.4x10.8 cm.), four mounted to the original Camera Work page (one detached), one with

1908-13USD 1,800.00 - 2,200.00USD 3,000.00
19KARL STRUSS (1886-1981)

Woman photographer in a class with Clarence White. Platinum print, the image measuring 4 3/4x3 3/4 inches (12.1x9.5 cm.), the mount 5 1/4x4 1/4 inches (13.3x10.8 cm.), with the date, in pencil, on mount recto, and an Estate of Karl Struss hand stamp, on m

1911USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,125.00
20KARL STRUSS (1886-1981)

All Outdoors Invites Your Kodak. Silver print, the image measuring 3x1 7/8 inches (7.6x4.8 cm.), the sheet slightly larger, with an Estate of Karl Struss hand stamp, on verso. Circa 1913

Circa 1913USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 2,500.00
21KARL STRUSS (1886-1981)

Monterey Coast * In the Southland, Mt. Baldy, California. Together, 2 photographs. Palladium (one) and silver (one) prints, the images measuring 4 1/2x3 5/8 and 3 3/4x2 1/2 inches (11.4x9.2 and 9.5x6.4 cm.), the former with the title, in pencil, and the l

Circa 1921USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
22PAUL OUTERBRIDGE JR. (1896-1958)

Still Life (Christmas again). Silver print, the image measuring 6 5/8x4 inches (16.8x11.1 cm.), with numeric notations, in pencil, in an unknown hand, on verso. Circa 1920

Circa 1920USD 5,000.00 - 7,500.00USD 5,500.00
23EUGÈNE ATGET (1857-1927)

La Rue Quincampoix débouché de la Rue de Venise. Albumen print, the image measuring 8 5/8x7 inches (21.9x17.8 cm.), with Atget's full title, date, and inventory number, in pencil, on verso. 1907

1907USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
24EUGÈNE ATGET (1857-1927)

Pontoise-ancien Palais du Tribunal, Musèe. Albumen print, the image measuring 7x8 5/8 inches (17.8x21.9 cm.), with Atget's title and inventory number 6370, in pencil, on verso. 1902

1902USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
25JACQUES-HENRI LARTIGUE (1894-1986)

M. Folletête (Plitt) and Tupy. Silver print, the image measuring 9 1/2x10 5/8 inches (24.1x27 cm.), the sheet 12x16 inches (30.5x40.6 cm.), with Lartigue's signature and sunburst motif, in ink, and his initials blind stamp, on recto. 1912; printed 1980s

1912; printed 1980sUSD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 1,625.00
  • <i>Der Sturm.</i> 1922. Sold October 2021 for € 13,000.
    Diophantus Alexandrinus, <i>Arithmeticorum libri sex.</i> 1670. Sold October 2021 for € 18,000.
    <i>Cozzani Ettore e altri, l’Eroica. Tutto il pubblicato.</i> Sold October 2021 for € 11,000.
    Newton Isaac, <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica.</i> 1714. Sold October 2021 for € 7,500.
    Manetti Saverio, <i>Storia naturale degli uccelli.</i> 1767-1776. Sold April 2021 for € 26,000.
  • <center><br>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Maps & Atlases<br>Natural History<br>& Color Plate Books<br>December 9, 2021</b>
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. Carolina Parrot. Plate 26. Hand-colored aquatint and engraved plate from Audubon's <i>Birds of America.</i> $80,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> Francisco Henrique Carls. [Album de Pernambuco e seus Arrabaldes]. Fifty-three chromolithographed plates of landscape, town views and more of the state of Pernambuco, northeast Brazil. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> Captain Thomas Davies, after. Group of 5 engraved topographical scenes of North American waterfalls. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <center><br>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Maps & Atlases<br>Natural History<br>& Color Plate Books<br>December 9, 2021</b>
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> William R. Morley. Morley's Map of New Mexico. Large lithographed pocket map with original hand-color in outline. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> Frederick William Beechey, et al. <i>The Zoology of Captain Beechey's Voyage; Compiled from the Collections and Notes Made by Captain Beechey…</i> $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> ZUDA ROKASHI (Priest Hotan.) Nansenbushu Bankoku Shoka No Zu. Woodblock wall map of the world on 16 sheets joined. $5,000 to $7,500.
  • <b><center> Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 29th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b> Latin Book of Hours, Langres around 1490. Est: €50,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>T. Livius, <i>Römische Historien,</i> 1533. Est: €12,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>G. Mendel, <i>Versuche über Pflanzen-Hybriden,</i> 1865-66. Est: €30,000
    <b><center> Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 29th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>A. Verard, Book of Hours, around 1488. Est: €30,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>A. Ortelius, <i>Theatrum orbis terrarum,</i> 1601. Est: €80,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br><i>Der Sturm,</i> 1910-1916. Est: €16,000
    <b><center> Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 29th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b> <i>Cronica van der hilliger Stat Coellen,</i> 1499. Est: €25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>M. Catesby, <i>Piscium serpentum insectorum,</i> 1777. Est: €25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>W. Grohmann, <i>Das Werk Ernst Ludwig Kirchners,</i> 1926. Est: €20,000
    <b><center> Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 29th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>P. Borgo, <i>Aritmetica mercantile,</i> 1491. Est: €16,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>D. Roberts, <i>Egypt and Nubia,</i> 1846-49. Est: €8,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b> <i>Estampes,</i> with the suite by P. Picasso, 1950. Est: €15,000
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Zang Tumb Tuuum:<br>la révolution futuriste<br>Online Auction<br>30 November – 7 December</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 18:</b> The "Official Edition" of the United States Constitution and the First Printing of the Final Text of the Constitution, 1787. $15,000,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 30 – Dec. 7:</b> Marinetti, Filippo Tommaso. I Paroliberi Futuristi. 1914-1915. 8 p. Unique corrected proofs, for an anthology that remained unpublished. €40,000 to €60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 30 – Dec. 7:</b> Cangiullo, Francesco. Studenti in Lettere. Università. 1915. Seminal work, featured in 3 historical futurist exhibitions. €20,000 to €30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 30 – Dec. 7:</b> Cangiullo, Francesco. Chiaro di luna. Circa 1915. Collage and gouache on paper. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 30 – Dec. 7:</b> Marinetti, Filippo Tommaso. Manicure. Faire les ongles à l'Italie. Circa 1915. A fantastic parody of an advertising poster. €20,000 to €30,000.
  • <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>December 9</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 47. Roosevelt, Theodore. Photograph inscribed to Morris J. Hirsch. May 7th 1918. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 178. Whitman, Walt. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn, New York: [Printed for the author], 1955. First edition in the first issue binding. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 38. Mather, Cotton. <i>Magnalia Christi Americana; or, the Ecclesiastical History of New-England.</i> London: Printed for Thomas Parkhurst, 1702. First edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 55. Taylor, Zachary. Autograph letter signed as President-Elect. Baton Rouge: January 15, 1849. $5,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 203. Picasso, Pablo. <i>Verve</i> Vol. V, Nos. 19-20. Paris: Editions Verve, 1948. Inscribed on the title page by Picasso. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>December 9</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 211. Domergue, Jean-Gabriel. L'Ete a Monte Carlo. Lithographed poster, Lucien Serre & Cie, Paris, circa 1937. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 105. Manuscript Illumination attr. to Neri da Rimini. Large excised initial "N" from a choirbook, extensively historiated. [Likely Rimini: first quarter of the 14th century]. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 40. McKenney, Thomas L. and Hall, James. <i>History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs.</i> Philadelphia: Rice, Rutter & Co., 1870. $3,00
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 222. Searle, Ronald. [Pets--a dog, cats and a parrot-- surrounded by books, and inspecting a globe, perhaps planning global domination]. Original drawing, 17 3/8 x 13 1/2 inches. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 98. Faden, William; Scull, Nicholas and George Heap. A Plan of the City and Environs of Philadelphia, Survey'd by N. Scull and G. Heap. London: William Faden, 12 March 1777. $3,000 to $5,000.
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