Cowans Auctions: American History - online bidstart 12/5, 356, Cincinnati

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
12/16/2013 - 12/16/2013
Page Size: 457 items in 19 pages
Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Revolutionary War General Arthur St. Clair DS, Plus Related DocumentsUSD 400.00 - 600.00USD 293.75
2War of 1812 Military DrillsUSD 600.00 - 800.00USD 176.25
3War of 1812 Pay VoucherUSD 100.00 - 150.00USD 58.75
4War of 1812 and Later State Militia Officer's AppointmentsUSD 300.00 - 400.00USD 129.25
5Major General Zachary Taylor, Lithograph by CurrierUSD 150.00 - 250.00USD 129.25
6Civil War Quarter Plate Tintype of Double Armed SoldierUSD 300.00 - 500.00USD 558.13
7Quarter Plate Tintype of Armed Civil War SoldierUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 323.13
8Quarter Plate Tintype of Soldier Armed with Musket and Wearing US BeltUSD 300.00 - 500.00USD 352.50
9Civil War Quarter Plate Tintype of an Armed First SergeantUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 323.13
10Civil War Quarter Plate Tintype of Four Armed SoldiersUSD 300.00 - 500.00USD 440.63
11Civil War Sixth Plate Tintype of a Soldier from the 2nd InfantryUSD 200.00 - 400.00USD 470.00
12Civil War Sixth Plate Cased Tintype of a Second Lieutenant of CavalryUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 176.25
13Civil War Sixth Plate Tintype of a Soldier Armed with Musket and BayonetUSD 100.00 - 200.00USD 264.38
14Civil War Sixth Plate Tintype of an Armed PrivateUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 323.13
15Civil War Sixth Plate Tintype of an Armed SoldierUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 411.25
16Civil War Sixth Plate Tintype of an Armed SoldierUSD 100.00 - 200.00USD 176.25
17Civil War Sixth Plate Tintype of an Armed SoldierUSD 75.00 - 150.00USD 152.75
18Civil War, Sixth Plate Tintypes of Soldiers, One Armed with Pistol & SwordUSD 250.00 - 350.00USD 352.50
19Civil War Sixth Plate Ruby Ambrotype of a Union Corporal Armed with a MusketUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 352.50
20Civil War Sixth Plate Ruby Ambrotype of an Armed SoldierUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 235.00
21Civil War Sixth Plate Ambrotype of Matthew Frank, 108th Illinois InfantryUSD 300.00 - 500.00USD 528.75
22Civil War Sixth Plate Ambrotype of a Soldier Clutching His MusketUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 164.50
23Civil War Sixth Plate Ambrotype & Tintype of Soldiers, One Armed, Tintype Portrait of General McClellan, PlusUSD 200.00 - 400.00USD 323.13
24Civil War Ambrotype & Tintype of Soldiers, One ArmedUSD 150.00 - 300.00USD 381.88
25Civil War Tintype of Two Armed SoldiersUSD 100.00 - 200.00USD 293.75
  • <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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