Source : Watkins Americana

Source Title Bibliothecas Americana [1622 - 1896]
Description Note [from the preface}

The following pages contain a brief descriptive list, arranged alphabetically, of the most important bibliographies, and booksellers' and auctioneers' catalogues of old, scarce, and valuable books, pamphlets, manuscripts, maps and charts relating to the antiquities, history, and geography of North and South America, and West Indies, the Great South Sea, and voyages round the World. Of the general bibliographies not included in the present list, but which are of great value to Americanists, the reader should consult Brunet's Manual; Lowndes Manual; Bibliotheca Grenvilliana; Harvard College Library Bulletins; Catalogues of the Boston Public Library, Library of Congress, Astor Library, Boston Athenaeum; and the works of DeBure, Antonio Graesse, Boehmer, Panzer, and Meuselei.
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Total Records in AED 184
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    <b>Swann:</b> Scott Joplin, <i>Treemonisha: Opera in Three Acts,</i> New York, 1911. Sold March 24 — $40,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Louisa May Alcott, autograph letter signed, 1868. Sold June 2 — $23,750.
    <b>Swann:</b> Anne Bradstreet, <i>Several Poems Compiled with Great Variety of Wit and Learning, full of Delight,</i> Boston, 1758. Sold June 2 — $21,250.
    <b>Swann:</b> William Shakespeare, <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published according to the true Originall Copies. The Second Impression,</i> London, 1632. Sold May 5 — $161,000.
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    <b>Swann:</b> John Bachmann, <i>Panorama of the Seat of War,</i> New York, 1861-62. Sold June 23 — $35,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Charlotte Bronte, <i>Jane Eyre,</i> first edition, London, 1847. Sold June 16 — $23,750.
    <b>Swann:</b> Elihu Vedder, <i>Simple Simon, His Book,</i> 1913. Sold June 9 — $12,350.
    <b>Swann:</b> Frederick Catherwood, <i>Views of Ancient Monuments in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan,</i> London, 1844. Sold April 7 — $37,500.
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