Swann Galleries: Printed and Manuscript Americana, 2324, New York

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Auction Report
Auction Date
10/10/2013 - 10/10/2013
Page Size: 418 items in 17 pages
Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1 Bernardi, Suzanne Rognon; additional photographs by Jack Rognon. Story of a Whale Hunt. Wales, AK, circa 1901-02USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 18,750.00
2 [Bugbee, John; Henry E. Haydon; and Orville T. Porter.] Poems on Alaska, the Land of the Midnight Sun. Sitka, AK1891USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 344.00
3 Burney, James. A Chronological History of North-Eastern Voyages of Discovery. London, 1819USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 4,750.00
4 Portlock, Nathaniel. A Voyage Round the World; but more Particularly to the North-West Coast of America. London, 1789USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 3,000.00
5Pamphlet titled "A.A." New York:1940USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
6ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: The Story of How More than Two Thousand Men and Women Have Recovered from Alcoholism.New York1941USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 3,250.00
7 [Blunt, Joseph.] Examination of the Relations between the Cherokees and the Government of the United States. New York1829USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 750.00
8 Cusick, David. Sketches of Ancient History of the Six Nations. Lockport, NY1828USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 4,750.00
9 [Hopkins], Samuel. Historical Memoirs, Relating to the Housatunnuk Indians. Boston1753USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 1,062.00
10 Loughridge, R.M.; and David M. Hodge. English and Muskokee Dictionary. Louis, MO, 1890USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 562.00
11 Morse, Jedediah. A Report ...on Indian Affairs, Comprising a Narrative of a Tour. New Haven, CT, 1822USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 250.00
12Nugumouinun Genunugumouat igiu Anishinabeg Anumiajig. Boston, 1836USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 625.00
13 Ross, John. Letter from John Ross, the Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation. Philadelphia1838USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 688.00
14 Schoolcraft, Henry R. Information Respecting the History, Condition and Prospects of the Indian Tribes of the United States. Philadelphia 1853, 1852, 1853, 1854, 1855USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,024.00
15 Schoolcraft, Henry R. Notes on the Iroquois. Albany NY 1847USD 250.00 - 350.00Not Sold
16 Zabriskie, Andrew C. Letter concerning the manufacture of wampum in Wyckoff, NJ. Paramus, NJ 1803USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 1,062.00
17 Zeisberger, David. Grammar of the Language of the Lenni Lenape or Delaware Indians, bound after David Baillie Warden, Recherches sur les Antiquites des Etats-Unis, 12 plates, Paris 1827. Philadelphia1827USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 688.00
18 Anderson, John Alvin; photographer. Old Harney * The Hawk that Hunts Walking. South Dakota, circa 1895-1915USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 375.00
19 Bull, William; photographer. Chiefs of the Blackfeet Nation. Brooklyn, NYcirca 1915USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 469.00
20 Fiske, Frank Bennett. Group of 8 portraits. Fort Yates, ND?, 1906-10 and ndUSD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 2,500.00
21 Rinehart, Frank A. Black Man (Arapahoes). Omaha, NE, 1898USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 2,560.00
22 Rinehart, Frank A. Freckled Face, Arapahoe. Omaha, NE, 1898USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00Not Sold
23 Rinehart, Frank A. Lone Bear. Omaha, NE, 1900USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,062.00
24 Rinehart, Frank A. Lone Elk. Omaha, NE, 1900USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 1,500.00
25Pair of cartes-de-visite of an Inuit husband and wife. New York:circa 1866USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 1,750.00
  • <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 $5,000.
  • <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> FIRE OF LONDON. A True Pourtraict with a Brief Description Of that Deplorable Fire of London. Sold for US$ 6,875 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> MATHER, INCREASE. A Brief History of the Warr With the Indians in New-England. Sold for US$ 45,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> SALEM WITCH TRIALS. Manuscript Document variously signed. Sold for US$ 6,875 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> REVERE, PAUL. The Bloody Massacre perpetrated in King-Street Boston. Sold for US$ 100,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> LEXINGTON AND CONCORD. Bloody Butchery by the British Troops. Sold for US$ 118,750 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. The New-England Chronicle. Sold for US$ 257,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION. By the President of the United States. Sold for US$ 15,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> BASEBALL. Boston Union Athletic Exhibition Company Grounds. Sold for US$ 15,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> MCCLELLAND, GEORGE WILLIAM. Eniac-Birth Certificate of Computer Age. 1880-1955. Typed Letter Signed. Sold for US$ 13,750 inc. premium.
  • <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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