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A Closet for Ladies and Gentlewomen, or the Art of Preserving, Conserving, and Candying [bound with] Sir Hugh Plats (1552-1608) Deligh

A Closet for Ladies and Gentlewomen, or the Art of Preserving, Conserving, and Candying [bound with] Sir Hugh Plats (1552-1608) Deligh

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
125
Sold for:
$738$600

A Closet for Ladies and Gentlewomen, or the Art of Preserving, Conserving, and Candying [bound with] Sir Hugh Plat's (1552-1608) Delights for Ladies to Adorn their Persons, Tables, Closets, and More ...

Catalogue of the Books in the Library of the American Antiquarian Society, in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Catalogue of the Books in the Library of the American Antiquarian Society, in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
200
Sold for:
$62$50

Catalogue of the Books in the Library of the American Antiquarian Society, in Worcester, Massachusetts. Worcester: by Henry J. Howland for the Society, 1837. First edition, octavo, half textured More ...

The History of Amelia, or an Elegant collection of Entertaining Stories for Boys and Girls.

The History of Amelia, or an Elegant collection of Entertaining Stories for Boys and Girls.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
384
Sold for:
$861$700

The History of Amelia, or an Elegant collection of Entertaining Stories for Boys and Girls. Boston: N. Coverly, 1793. Second edition, illustrated with thirteen woodcuts, rare, showing only two More ...

Warre, Henry James (1819-1898) Sketches in North America and the Oregon Territory.

Warre, Henry James (1819-1898) Sketches in North America and the Oregon Territory.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
402
Sold for:
$65,190$53,000

Warre, Henry James (1819-1898) Sketches in North America and the Oregon Territory. London: Dickinson & Co., [1848]. First edition, colored issue, folio; title page, five pages of introduction, and More ...

American Broadside, A Short Account of the Troubles that our Fore-Fathers met with to obtain this Land.

American Broadside, A Short Account of the Troubles that our Fore-Fathers met with to obtain this Land.

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1005
Sold for:
$861$700

American Broadside, A Short Account of the Troubles that our Fore-Fathers met with to obtain this Land. [No place: no printer, [between 1776 and 1801]. Single leaf of laid paper, broadside printed More ...

Fitch, Thomas (1700-1774) Proclamation for a Public Thanksgiving.

Fitch, Thomas (1700-1774) Proclamation for a Public Thanksgiving.

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1032
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Fitch, Thomas (1700-1774) Proclamation for a Public Thanksgiving. New Haven: by James Parker & Co., 21 February 1760. Broadside issued by Fitch as Governor of Connecticut to commemorate the defeat More ...

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Broadside Song, Jefferson, Freedom, and Glory!!

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Broadside Song, Jefferson, Freedom, and Glory!!

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1045
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Broadside Song, Jefferson, Freedom, and Glory!! United States: [no printer], c. 1801. Single folio sheet, text in two columns, the song itself in twenty numbered More ...

Marine Society, Boston, Massachusetts, The Constitution and Laws of the Boston Marine Society.

Marine Society, Boston, Massachusetts, The Constitution and Laws of the Boston Marine Society.

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1209
Sold for:
$277$225

Marine Society, Boston, Massachusetts, The Constitution and Laws of the Boston Marine Society. Boston: [no printer], 1792. The only edition of this title listed in ESTC, rare, with only two More ...

Mein and Fleeming's Massachusets Register, with an Almanack for the Year 1767.

Mein and Fleeming's Massachusets Register, with an Almanack for the Year 1767.

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1214
Sold for:
$308$250

Mein and Fleeming's Massachusets Register, with an Almanack for the Year 1767. Boston: Mein and Fleeming, [1767]. 12mo, an interleaved copy, with contemporary manuscript notes, in a special More ...

Marine Society, Boston, Massachusetts, The Constitution and Laws of the Boston Marine Society.

Marine Society, Boston, Massachusetts, The Constitution and Laws of the Boston Marine Society.

Auction:
2865B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2015
Lot:
235
Unsold
 

Marine Society, Boston, Massachusetts, The Constitution and Laws of the Boston Marine Society. Boston: [no printer], 1792. The only edition of this title listed in ESTC, rare, with only two More ...

Ruth Henshaw Bascom (Massachusetts, 1771-1848) Portraits of Spelman C. Bascom and Philena Ballard Bascom, and a Cutout of Miss Phil ena

Ruth Henshaw Bascom (Massachusetts, 1771-1848) Portraits of Spelman C. Bascom and Philena Ballard Bascom, and a Cutout of Miss Phil ena

Auction:
2757B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 26, 2014
Lot:
356
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

Ruth Henshaw Bascom (Massachusetts, 1771-1848) Portraits of Spelman C. Bascom and Philena Ballard Bascom, and a Cutout of Miss Phil ena Ballard. Unsigned. The profile portrait of Spelman C. More ...

Portrait of Abigail Seward

Portrait of Abigail Seward

Auction:
2753T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 20, 2014
Lot:
1027
Sold for:
$215$175

Portrait of Abigail Seward, American School, c. 1840, the sitter wears a lace shawl, seated on a classical sofa, oil on canvas, in gilt-gesso frame, (relined), 30 x 25 in. Provenance: Seward More ...

By the Governor. A Proclamation for a Publick Thanksgiving

By the Governor. A Proclamation for a Publick Thanksgiving

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
8
Sold for:
$861$700

By the Governor. A Proclamation for a Publick Thanksgiving. Boston: Draper, 1773. Broadside, ESTC lists three copies in American libraries, two at the American Antiquarian Society, and one at the More ...

Massachusetts General Court, Resolves In the House of Representatives, September 17th, 1776.

Massachusetts General Court, Resolves In the House of Representatives, September 17th, 1776.

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
40
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Massachusetts General Court, Resolves In the House of Representatives, September 17th, 1776. [Watertown, Mass.: Printed by Benjamin Edes, 1776]. Small folio broadside printed on laid paper, deckle More ...

Joseph Loring Mahogany Shelf Clock

Joseph Loring Mahogany Shelf Clock

Auction:
2724M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2014
Lot:
498
Sold for:
$17,220$14,000

Joseph Loring Mahogany Shelf Clock, Sterling, Massachusetts, c. 1800, molded fret top and inlaid plinth over the glazed "kidney" dial opening, painted iron dial with Roman numerals and signed Joseph More ...

French, Jacob (1754-1817) The Psalmodist's Companion in Four Parts

French, Jacob (1754-1817) The Psalmodist's Companion in Four Parts

Auction:
2658B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jun 01, 2013
Lot:
170
Sold for:
$720$600

French, Jacob (1754-1817) The Psalmodist's Companion in Four Parts. Worcester: by Leonard Worcester for Isaiah Thomas, 1793. First edition, with square brackets enclosing copyright statement on More ...

Joseph Loring Cherry Shelf Clock

Joseph Loring Cherry Shelf Clock

Auction:
2600M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jun 02, 2012
Lot:
395
Sold for:
$5,925$5,000

Joseph Loring Cherry Shelf Clock, Boston, c. 1800, with painted kidney-shaped Roman numeral dial signed Joseph Loring, Boston, inlaid case with fret top and French feet, eight-day time-only movement More ...

Moses Wight (Boston, 1827-1895)      Portrait of George Washington.

Moses Wight (Boston, 1827-1895) Portrait of George Washington.

Auction:
2524B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 07, 2010
Lot:
191
Sold for:
$5,925$5,000

Moses Wight (Boston, 1827-1895) Portrait of George Washington. Signed "M.Wight Pinx" l.r. Oil on canvas, 47 1/2 x 38 1/2 in., in original gilt-gesso frame. A typed Museum of Fine Arts paper More ...

Ruth Henshaw Bascom (American, 1772-1848) Lot of Four Profile Portraits of the Phillips Family: Israel Phillips (1771-1844), brother-in

Ruth Henshaw Bascom (American, 1772-1848) Lot of Four Profile Portraits of the Phillips Family: Israel Phillips (1771-1844), brother-in

Auction:
2412
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 08, 2008
Lot:
62
Sold for:
$35,550$30,000

Ruth Henshaw Bascom (American, 1772-1848) Lot of Four Profile Portraits of the Phillips Family: Israel Phillips (1771-1844), brother-in-law of the artist; his wife Mercy Bascom Phillips (1774-1853), More ...

Northwest Coast Carved Argillite

Northwest Coast Carved Argillite

Auction:
2376
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 23, 2007
Lot:
215
Sold for:
$8,225$7,000

Northwest Coast Carved Argillite, Haida, c. mid-19th century, elaborate form with abstract European ship theme and two European-dressed figures, (damage, in two pieces), lg. 15 1/4 in. More ...

Attributed to William Willard (Sturbridge and Boston, 1818-1904)  Portrait of Alfred Richardson (1793-1851)

Attributed to William Willard (Sturbridge and Boston, 1818-1904) Portrait of Alfred Richardson (1793-1851)

Auction:
2198
Auction:
Sale #2198 - Jun 08, 2003
Lot:
69
Sold for:
$3,408$2,900

Attributed to William Willard (Sturbridge and Boston, 1818-1904)Portrait of Alfred Richardson (1793-1851), Sturbridge, Massachusetts, c. 1835. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, depicting Richardson seated More ...

Paul Revere's Engravings

Paul Revere's Engravings

Auction:
2189
Auction:
Sale #2189 - Mar 20, 2003
Lot:
434A
Sold for:
$71$60

Paul Revere's Engravings, Clarence S. Brigham, American Antiquarian Society, 1954. Provenance: Higgins Armory More ...