Swann Galleries: Fine Photographs and Photobooks, 2325, New York

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Auction Report
Auction Date
10/17/2013 - 10/17/2013
Page Size: 251 items in 11 pages
Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1MUYBRIDGE, EADWEARD (1830-1904)Man Walking, from Animal Locomotion, 1887USD 3,000.00 - 4,500.00USD 4,500.00
2 Hand-tinted quarter-plate daguerreotype of a saddle maker, 1850s USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 6,000.00
3 Delicately hand-tinted half-plate daguerrreotype of a group of hopeful '49ers in blue denim jeans and/or work shirts posing in front of "Aron Perley house," with a goldmining pan at far left and verdant trees in the background; a later identification and 1850USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 10,625.00
4 A full-plate daguerreotype street scene featuring a staged tableau in which two enigmatic figures greet one another in a doorway. Mid-1850sUSD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00USD 22,500.00
5(CHINA) thomson, john (attributed to)Group of 11 rare photographs of China, 1860s-1870sUSD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00USD 10,625.00
6 Group of 28 miscellaneous photographs of people and places in China, 1860s-1870sUSD 3,000.00 - 4,500.00USD 20,000.00
7 john thomsonThe China Magazine, A Monthly Miscellany, Hong Kong, London, Paris: 1868USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00USD 8,125.00
8 Group of 25 photographs of historic Hong Kong. 1869-1890sUSD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00USD 11,250.00
9 Group of 11 striking photographs of indigenous Aino (Hokkaido) peoples. 1890sUSD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 6,000.00
10 An elegant album with 50 hand-colored photographs, 1890sUSD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 3,000.00
11SALZMANN, AUGUSTE (1824-1872)JArusalem, Escalier Antique TaillA dans le Roc. 1854USD 3,500.00 - 4,500.00USD 3,750.00
12DU CAMP, MAXIME (1822-1894)Group of 12 early photographs of Egypt, 1852USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00Not Sold
13 Oversized panorama of Jerusalem composed of 3 mammoth-plate prints. Albumen prints, Circa 1880USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00Not Sold
14CAMERON, JULIA MARGARET (1815-1879)Three Cingalese Girls. 1875-1878USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 8,125.00
15CAMERON, JULIA MARGARET.Alfred, Lord Tennyson and his Friends. London:1893USD 1,800.00 - 2,200.00USD 1,664.00
16JONES, REV. CALVERT (1804-1877)Ships in harbor. Salted paper print from a calotype paper negative, 1850sUSD 3,000.00 - 4,500.00Not Sold
17WORTLEY, COLONEL HENRY STUART (1832-1890)The day is done and the darkness/Falls from the wings of night. Circa 1869-1870USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
18GARDNER, ALEXANDER (1821-1882)Suite of 4 photographs depicting the hanging of the Lincoln conspirators on July 7, 1865. 1865USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00USD 100,000.00
19WILLIAM HENRY (1843-1942)Rare sample album with 742 half stereo views by Jackson (on 54 leaves) spanning approximately fifteen years of his western career. The photographs feature a range of subjects, 1870-1885USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00USD 20,000.00
20MACPHERSON, ROBERT TURNBULL (1814-1872)Album titled "Roma," with 59 spectacular views of the Eternal City, Circa 1860USD 30,000.00 - 45,000.00USD 30,000.00
21(VERNACULAR--AMERICANA)Organized parade group of Illinois women and men, many of whom are holding flags, and may be marching for equal rights or celebrating July 4th; attributed to O. Oleson. 1870sUSD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
22SOMMER, GIORGIO (1834-1914)Album titled "Souvenir d'un Voyage en Italie en 1892, Pompei et ses AntiquitiAs." Le VAsuve, 1892USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
23 Album entitled "Paris Exposition 1889," with 57 prints of displays celebrating industry and invention, many in the elegant Art Nouveau setting of the Grand Palais. 1889USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 4,000.00
24MAYFIELD, WILLIAM PRESTON (1896-1974)Wright Brothers in flight over Dayton at Simms Field with spectators watching. Circa 1909USD 3,000.00 - 4,500.00Not Sold
25 Wilbur in the seat of an early glider. Silver print with highlighting, 1902USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 3,750.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Miniature of Légende de la Vie de Sainte Catherine, illuminated manuscript, Bruges, later 15th century. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> John Milton, <i>Paradise Lost</i>, first edition work of binder James Scott, Glasgow, 1770. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Giacomo Berengario da Carpi, <i>Isagogae breves et exactissimae in anatomiam</i>..., pre-Vesalian anatomical textbook, Strassburg, 1530.<br>$15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Joseph Fox, <i>The Natural History of the Human Teeth</i>, first edition, London, 1803. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Guido Guidi, <i>Chirurgia è Graeco in Latinum</i>..., first edition in Latin, Paris, 1544. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Paolo Mascagni, <i>Anatomia Universale</i>, Florence, 1833. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Andreas Vesalius, <i>Anatomes totius, aere insculpta delineatio</i>, first Jacques Grévin edition, Paris, 1565.<br>$2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Andreas Vesalius, <i>Anatomia</i>, woodcut text illustrations throughout, Venice, 1604. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Thomas Willis, <i>Crebri anatome. Cui accessit</i>..., first Octavo edition, London, 1664. $3,000 to $5,000.
  • <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> FIRE OF LONDON. A True Pourtraict with a Brief Description Of that Deplorable Fire of London.<br>US$ 6,000 - 8,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> MATHER, INCREASE. A Brief History of the Warr With the Indians in New-England. US$ 25,000 - 35,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> SALEM WITCH TRIALS. Manuscript Document variously signed. US$ 8,000 - 12,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> REVERE, PAUL. The Bloody Massacre perpetrated in King-Street Boston. US$ 25,000 - 35,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> DRURY, JOTHAM. PLANNING THE BOSTON TEA PARTY. Autograph Document Signed. US$ 25,000 - 35,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> LEXINGTON AND CONCORD. Bloody Butchery by the British Troops. US$ 25,000 - 35,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. The New-England Chronicle. US$ 50,000 - 70,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> CORINTH, MISSISSIPPI IN 1862. Albumen print photograph. US$ 1,000 - 1,500.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION. By the President of the United States. US$ 15,000 - 20,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> [EDISON, THOMAS ALVA. 1847-1931.] Engraved $1 Bill, Endorsed and Signed by Charles L. Clarke on face. US$ 8,000 - 12,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> BASEBALL. Boston Union Athletic Exhibition Company Grounds. US$ 15,000 - 25,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> CASSIDY, BUTCH. Carte-de-visite police photograph.<br>US$ 20,000 - 30,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> [BUFFALO BILL.] <i>The Great Train Hold-Up & Bandit Hunters of the Union Pacific</i>. US$ 3,000 - 5,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> MCCLELLAND, GEORGE WILLIAM. Eniac-Birth Certificate of Computer Age. 1880-1955. Typed Letter Signed. US$ 6,000 - 8,000.
  • <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>F. Scott Fitzgerald. The Great Gatsby. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925.First edition, first issue in a near fine jacket.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Ernest Hemingway. The Sun Also Rises. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. First edition, first issue.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Jack Kerouac. On the Road. New York: Viking, 1957. First edition, presentation copy.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>JRR Tolkien. The Hobbit. London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd., 1937. First edition, fine copy in jacket.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Vladimir Nabokov. Lolita. Paris: the Olympia Press, 1955. First edition presentation copy inscribed on the half-title.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Tennessee Williams. A Streetcar Named Desire. Norfolk, CT: New Directions, 1947. Inscribed by Tennesee Williams and Director Elia Kazan with additional inscriptions or signatures by all the cast members.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>T.S. Eliot. The Waste Land. Richmond, Surrey: Printed and published by Leonard and Virignia Woolf, 1923. First English edition, nscribed to Eliot’s patroness Lady Mary Lilian Rothermere.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Ernest Hemingway. Three Stories and Ten Poems. Paris: Contact Publishing Co., 1923. A mint first edition presentation copy of Hemingway’s landmark first book.
    <b>Sotheby's New York, 1 April 2014: </b> A Modern Library: The Gordon Waldorf Collection.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>William Faulkner. Light in August. New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, 1932. First edition inscribed to Myrtle Ramey.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>James Joyce. Ulysses. Paris: Shakespeare & Co, 1922. First edition, one of 150 press-numbered copies on vergé d’Arches.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>F. Scott Fitzgerald. This Side of Paradise. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920. First edition with jacket in fine condition.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Dashiell Hammett. The Thin Man. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, MCMXXXIV. First American edition. A presentation copy inscribed.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Raymond Chandler. Farewell, My Lovely. New York: Knopf, 1940. First edition presentation copy, being a copy that Chandler originally retained, inscribed on the front endpaper.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>J.D. Salinger. The Catcher in the Rye. Boston: Little, Brown, & Co., 1951. First edition.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Anthony Burgess. A Clockwork Orange. London: Heinemann, 1962. First edition and a rare presentation copy inscribed by the author.
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