• <b>ALDE, Apr. 18:</b> CASAS (BARTOLOMÉ DE LAS). <i>La Découverte des Indes occidentales par les Espagnols,</i> Paris, 1697. €1,500 to €2,000.
    <b>ALDE, Apr. 18:</b> GARCILASO DE LA VEGA. <i>Primera parte de los commentarios reales, que tratan del orígen de los Yncas…,</i> Lisbonne, 1609 [1608 au colophon]. €8,000 to €10,000.
    <b>ALDE, Apr. 18:</b> GARCILASO DE LA VEGA. <i>Histoire des Yncas rois du Pérou. On a joint à cette édition l'Histoire de la conquête de la Floride,</i> Amsterdam, 1737. €800 to €1,000.
    <b>ALDE, Apr. 18:</b> LAET (JOHANNES DE). <i>L'Histoire du nouveau monde, ou description des Indes occidentales,</i> Leyde, 1640. €8,000 to €10,000.
    <b>ALDE, Apr. 18:</b> LAFITAU (JOSEPH-FRANÇOIS). <i>Mœurs des sauvages amériquains, comparées aux mœurs des premiers temps,</i> Paris, 1724. €1,200 to €1,500.
    <b>ALDE, Apr. 18:</b> ORRIO (FRANCISCO XAVIER ALEXO DE). <i>Solución del gran problema acerca de la población de las Americas,</i> Mexico, 1763. €1,500 to €2,000.
    <b>ALDE, Apr. 18:</b> [ROCHEFORT (CHARLES DE)]. <i>Histoire naturelle et morale des Îles Antilles de l'Amérique,</i> Amsterdam, 1716. €800 to €1,000.
    <b>ALDE, Apr. 18:</b> TURGOT (ANNE-ROBERT-JACQUES). <i>Mémoire sur les colonies américaines, sur leurs relations politiques avec leurs métropoles…,</i> Paris, 1791. €1,000 to €1,200.
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>30th March 2023</b>
    <b>Forum, Mar. 30:</b> Roman binding.- Pindar. <i>Olympia, Pythia, Nemea, Isthmia,</i> translated by Johannes Lonicer, contemporary Roman binding by Niccolo Franzese, Basel, 1535. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Forum, Mar. 30:</b> Raverat (Gwen). Comprehensive album of 530 wood engravings, circa 1909-1950. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Forum, Mar. 30:</b> Hemingway (Ernest). <i>Fiesta,</i> first English edition, first impression dust-jacket, 1927. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>30th March 2023</b>
    <b>Forum, Mar. 30:</b> Fleming (Ian). <i>Casino Royale,</i> first edition, first impression, 1953. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum, Mar. 30:</b> Dickens (Charles). <i>Great Expectations,</i> 3 vol., first edition, first impression, Chapman and Hall, 1861. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum, Mar. 30:</b> Campbell (Colen) & others. <i>Vitruvius Britannicus, or The British Architect...,</i> 5 vol., vol.1-3 later editions, vol.4 & 5 first editions, [?1731]-31-67-71. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>30th March 2023</b>
    <b>Forum, Mar. 30:</b> Geography.- Mela (Pomponius). <i>Cosmographia, sive De situ orbis,</i> Venice, Franciscus Renner de Heilbronn, 1478. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Forum, Mar. 30:</b> America.- [?Espinosa y Tello (José)]. <i>Relacion del Viage hecho por las Goletas Sutil y Mexicana en el Año de 1792,</i> 2 vol. including Atlas, first edition, Madrid, 1802. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Forum, Mar. 30:</b> Australasia.- Péron (Francois) and Louis-Claude de Saulces de Freycinet. <i>Voyage de Découvertes aux Terres Australes,</i> 5 vol. including Atlas, second edition, Paris, 1824. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>30th March 2023</b>
    <b>Forum, Mar. 30:</b> Botany.- Curtis (William). <i>The Botanical Magazine; or, Flower-Garden Displayed,</i> 83 vol. in 62, 1794-1956. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Forum, Mar. 30:</b> Darwin (Charles).- Lecky (W.E.H.) <i>The Rise and Influence of Rationalism in Europe,</i> 2 vol., Darwin's copy with inscription "Charles Darwin 1865", pencil marginalia and pencil notes, 1865. £7,000 to £10,000.
  • <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>April 5<br>Printed Books, Maps, Atlases & Caricatures</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> Speed (John). <i>The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine...</i> bound with <i>The Prospect of the most Famous parts of the World,</i> Thomas Bassett & Richard Chiswell, 1676. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> China. De Jode (Cornelis), <i>China Regnum,</i> Antwerp [1593]. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> World. Hondius (Henricus), <i>Nova totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabula.</i> Auct: Henr. Hondio. Amsterdam, circa 1630. £5,000 to £8,000.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>April 5<br>Printed Books, Maps, Atlases & Caricatures</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> World. Blaeu (Willem Janszoon), <i>Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabula</i> auct: Guilelmo Blaeuw, Amsterdam [1635 - 58]. £5,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> Acosta (Emanuel). <i>Rerum a Societate Iesu in Oriente gestarum ad annum usque à Deipara Virgine…,</i> 1st edition, Dillingen: Sebald Mayer, 1571. £3,000 to £5,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> Ruggieri (Francesco). <i>Scelta di Architetture Antiche e Moderne della Citta di Firenze…,</i> 4 volumes bound in two, Florence, Appresso l'Editore, 1755. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>April 5<br>Printed Books, Maps, Atlases & Caricatures</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> Parry (William). <i>Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage,</i> 6 vols in 5, 1st editions, 1821-27. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> Hunter (John). <i>A Treatise on the Blood, Inflammation, and Gun-Shot Wounds,</i> 1st edition, 1794. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> Furber (Robert). <i>The Flower-Garden Display'd, in above Four Hundred Curious Representations of the most Beautiful Flowers…,</i> 1st quarto edition, London, 1732. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>April 5<br>Printed Books, Maps, Atlases & Caricatures</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> Friedman (Milton). <i>A Theory of the Consumption Function,</i> 1st edition, 1957. £500 to £800.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> Clarkson (Thomas). <i>The history of the ... abolition of the African slave-trade,</i> 2 vols., 1808. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> Civil War Pamphlets. A sammelband of 19 pamphlets relating to events of the English Civil War, 1640-1661. £2,000 to £3,000.

Sothebys: Americana: Furniture, Folk Art, Silver, Chinese Export Art, Prints, Photographs, Books, and Historical Documents, N11198, New York

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
01/23/2023 - 01/23/2023
Page Size: 25 items in 1 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
981John James Audubon (After)

Summer or Wood Duck (Plate 391)

USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
983John James Audubon

First octavo edition of Quadrupeds, in the original wrappers

New York 1849-1854USD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00Not Sold

(Almanac) Memoirs Pour L'histoire Des Sciences et de beaux Arts ... 

 Paris 1743USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 2,016.00
985William Cunninghame

"Journal of Plans from Lt. Col. Cuninghame. Chief Engineer on the Expedition with Major General Hopson." 

[Guadeloupe 29 January 1759]USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,134.00
987Sir Richard Worsley

The History of the Isle of Wight.

London 1781USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 882.00
988Fernando Pizarro y Orellana

Varones ilustres del nuevo mundo.

Madrid1639USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 504.00
989[Charles Dickens]

The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit. 

 London 1843-44USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,260.00
990Arsène Lacarrière Latour

Archive of manuscript reports to Don Alejandro Ramirez and the Spanish authorities.

[Havana and Vera Cruz, ca. 1819-1833]USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 1,260.00
991Sir Edmund Andros and Sir George Carteret

An important group of documents pertaining to government in the North East

 [Various places 1636-1689]USD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00Not Sold
992Jacqueline Kennedy

A charming Christmas poem accomplished by the eight-year old Jackie

 [New York],1937USD 1,400.00 - 1,800.00USD 1,890.00
993Charles Lindbergh

A memorandum of agreement for the publication of a book on his transatlantic flight

USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00Not Sold
994George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney

A collection of 18 letters and documents. 1779-1804.

1779-1804.USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 1,134.00
995Frances Herbert Nelson

A release of land in Nevis by the Dowager Lady Nelson to Jonathan Nesbitt

1818USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 756.00
996John Harris

First edition of his collection of voyages

 London1705USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 882.00
997Admiral Horatio Nelson

Autograph letter signed twice ("Nelson") to Sir William Hamilton: "I know not what sleep is since I left Palermo..."

aboard the vanguard, off Trapani1799USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00USD 5,292.00
998Arthur Wesley Dow

Still Life of Arts and Crafts Objects

circa 1900USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 2,520.00
999Alexander Gardner

Portrait of Abraham Lincoln

1863USD 30,000.00 - 50,000.00Not Sold
1000R. H. McKay and Frank A. Rinehart

Selected Images

circa 1898-1899USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00Not Sold
1001Anonymous American Photographer

American Naval Sailor

circa 1846USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00Not Sold
1002(George Washington) — John White

The First Century of Scandalous, Malignant Priests, Made and admitted into Benefices by the Prelates, in whole hands the Ordination of Ministers and government of the Church hath been.

London 1643USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 504.00
1003John Trumbull (After)

General Washington

1781USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 3,780.00
1004Various Artists

A Group of Eleven Prints depicting Philadelphia and environs

circa 1796 - 1876USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,008.00

American Blue and Black-Painted Tack Trade Sign, 19th Century

19th CenturyUSD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 3,780.00

American Painted Pine Double-Sided "S. Cram" Tavern Sign, Dated 1816

1816USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 6,930.00

American Polychrome Paint-Decorated 'Rising Sun' Trade Sign

USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 11,340.00
  • <b><center>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Printed & Manuscript African Americana:<br>March 30, 2023</b>
    <b>Swann March 30:</b> Victor H. Green, <i>The Negro Motorist Green Book,</i> New York, 1949. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann March 30:</b> Papers of pianist-composer Lawrence Brown relating to Paul Robeson & more, various places, 1925-54. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann March 30:</b> Freedom Summer archive of civil rights activist Karen Haberman Trusty, Atlanta & elsewhere, 1963-64. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann March 30:</b> E. Simms Campbell, <i>A Night-Club Map of Harlem,</i> New York, 1933. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann March 30:</b> Archive of letters from the sculptor Richmond Barthé to a close Jamaican friend, various places, 1966-85. $25,000 to $35,000.
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