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Auction 2294

May 26, 2005 5:00PM

05-26-2005 05-27-2005

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Dr. Thornton Hand-Colored Etching and Aquatint of the Passion Flower

Dr. Thornton Hand-Colored Etching and Aquatint of the Passion Flower

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$264$225

Dr. Thornton Hand-Colored Etching and Aquatint of the Passion Flower, from the Temple of Flora, early 19th century, folio, framed. More ...

Four Boxes of Art Related Titles

Four Boxes of Art Related Titles

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$176$150

Four Boxes of Art Related Titles, on European furniture, clocks, Russian icons and art, and others. More ...

Franklin D. Roosevelt Signed Letter

Franklin D. Roosevelt Signed Letter

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$129$110

Franklin D. Roosevelt Signed Letter, one page, possibly secretarial. More ...

Two Gould and Richter Ornithological Prints

Two Gould and Richter Ornithological Prints

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$176$150

Two Gould and Richter Ornithological Prints, 19th century, D'Orsery's Hermit and Hairy Hermit, both folio, framed. More ...

Stanley, Sir Henry M.

Stanley, Sir Henry M.

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$176$150

Stanley, Sir Henry M., Through the Dark Continent or The Sources of the Nile, New York, 1878, two volumes, gilt full calf, (good). More ...

Lt. Colonel M. F. Mataggart, From Colonel to Subaltern

Lt. Colonel M. F. Mataggart, From Colonel to Subaltern

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$235$200

Lt. Colonel M. F. Mataggart, From Colonel to Subaltern, London, 1928, one of 150, signed, with color illustrations, vellum binding, folio. More ...

(Sporting Titles)

(Sporting Titles)

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$294$250

(Sporting Titles), approximately forty-three miscellaneous sporting titles, including Frank Forester's Field Sports, Trail Craft, History of Fowling, Shooting on Upland Marsh and Stream, Mr. More ...

Group of Eight 17th, 18th, and 19th Century Atlas Maps

Group of Eight 17th, 18th, and 19th Century Atlas Maps

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$470$400

Group of Eight 17th, 18th, and 19th Century Atlas Maps, comprising Dr. Robertson's Map of the Southeast Part of Asia; Janson's Insulae Balearides et Pytiusae; Hinton's map of North America, 1832; More ...

17th Century Bible in English

17th Century Bible in English

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$382$325

17th Century Bible in English, London, 1664, printed by Barker and others, bound with the Book of Common Prayer, in old gilt calf, small 8vo, with numerous engravings. More ...

Two Hand-Colored Botanical Prints by Basilius Besler

Two Hand-Colored Botanical Prints by Basilius Besler

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$470$400

Two Hand-Colored Botanical Prints by Basilius Besler, probably from the 18th century edition, one depicting geraniums, the other with two Cytisus and a Colutea, framed. More ...

Lot of Four Ornithological Prints

Lot of Four Ornithological Prints

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$264$225

Lot of Four Ornithological Prints, three 20th century copies of Audubon birds and one by Gould and Richter, mid-19th century, all framed. More ...

Seven Titles from Fine Presses

Seven Titles from Fine Presses

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$118$100

Seven Titles from Fine Presses, The Poetry of Robert Frost, Imprint Society, 1971, The Decameron, Folio Society, 1954; The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard, Limited Editions Club, 1937; Nicholas More ...

Three Limited Editions Club Titles

Three Limited Editions Club Titles

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$118$100

Three Limited Editions Club Titles, Poems of Emily Dickenson, illustrated by Sewell, two copies; Poems of Emerson, illustrated by Richard and Doris Beer. More ...

Lot of Four Titles from Fine Presses

Lot of Four Titles from Fine Presses

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$88$75

Lot of Four Titles from Fine Presses, House of Seven Gables, Imprint Society, 1970; The Green Pastures, Lakeside Press, 1930; Revolt of the Angels, Limited Editions Club, 1953; and An Iceland More ...

Signed and Inscribed Title by Rockwell Kent

Signed and Inscribed Title by Rockwell Kent

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$206$175

Signed and Inscribed Title by Rockwell Kent, Candide, New York, 1930, original cloth, inscribed "All right then: To Katherine Foster, M.D. from her darling Rockwell Kent". More ...

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor (1772-1834)

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor (1772-1834)

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$59$50

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor (1772-1834), The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, New York: Harper Bros., 1877, original pictorial cloth, illustrated by Gustave Dore, folio, (spine split, chipped). More ...

(Civil War), Three 19th Century Vintage Civil War Photographic Subjects

(Civil War), Three 19th Century Vintage Civil War Photographic Subjects

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$588$500

(Civil War), Three 19th Century Vintage Civil War Photographic Subjects, a cabinet card of Abraham Lincoln seated, Matthew Brady, 1864; a G.A.R. Reunion, c. 1890, and a carte-de-visite of a More ...

(American Indians), Two titles

(American Indians), Two titles

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$82$70

(American Indians), Two titles, Trumbull, Henry, Jr., HISTORY OF THE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA...ENGAGEMENTS WITH THE INDIANS..., Norwich, 1812, well worn leather, (spotting, missing endpaper); Moore, More ...

Whistler, William

Whistler, William

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$71$60

Whistler, William, Autograph letter signed and pamphlet, the letter dated 1853, and his obituary. More ...

(Decorative Bindings), Irving, Washington

(Decorative Bindings), Irving, Washington

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$206$175

(Decorative Bindings), Irving, Washington, Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada, New York: G.P. Putman's Sons, 1893, in two volumes, half red gilt tooled morocco. More ...

Revolutionary War Era Signed Document by Oliver Wolcott, Junior

Revolutionary War Era Signed Document by Oliver Wolcott, Junior

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$71$60

Revolutionary War Era Signed Document by Oliver Wolcott, Junior, to John Lawrence, March 6th, 1782, pay order for Elisha Edgerton, also signed by Finn Wadsworth. More ...

Brown, William and Lewis E. Joy

Brown, William and Lewis E. Joy

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$235$200

Brown, William and Lewis E. Joy, The Carpenter's Assistant, Boston: Edward Livermore, 1854, cloth, (rebound). More ...

Two Titles

Two Titles

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$106$90

Two Titles, Kate Greenaway; Sixteen Examples in Color of the Artist's Work, London, 1910, and Annals of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Portsmouth, 1825. More ...

(Decorative Bindings), d'Angouleme, Marguerite (1492-1549)

(Decorative Bindings), d'Angouleme, Marguerite (1492-1549)

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$71$60

(Decorative Bindings), d'Angouleme, Marguerite (1492-1549), The Heptameron, or Tales and Novels of Marguerite d'Angouleme, Queen of Navarre, Philadelphia, George Barrie, by subscription, in two More ...

Atlas of the Town of Malden, Massachusetts

Atlas of the Town of Malden, Massachusetts

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$235$200

Atlas of the Town of Malden, Massachusetts, George Walker, Boston, 1885, original cloth cover. More ...

(Historic Spanish Interiors)

(Historic Spanish Interiors)

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$118$100

(Historic Spanish Interiors), Decorated Wooden Ceilings in Spain, by Arthur Byne and Mildred Stapley, folio, original cloth. More ...

Two Volumes of The Hundred Greatest Men

Two Volumes of The Hundred Greatest Men

Lot:
30
Sold for:
$59$50

Two Volumes of The Hundred Greatest Men, London, 1879, with steel engravings. More ...

Miscellaneous Collection of Eight Titles

Miscellaneous Collection of Eight Titles

Lot:
31
Sold for:
$264$225

Miscellaneous Collection of Eight Titles, some related to New England history, including, John Barber, Connecticut Historical Collections, New Haven, 1836; History of Connecticut During the Recent More ...

(Decorative Bindings), Lamb, Martha, J.

(Decorative Bindings), Lamb, Martha, J.

Lot:
32
Sold for:
$264$225

(Decorative Bindings), Lamb, Martha, J., History of the City of New York: New York, A.S. Barnes and Company, 1896, in three volumes, full brown gilt tooled morocco by Boston Bookbinding Company. More ...

Smith, Samuel F. (1808-1895)

Smith, Samuel F. (1808-1895)

Lot:
33
Sold for:
$705$600

Smith, Samuel F. (1808-1895), Autograph manuscript signed, April, (18)85, copy of the first stanza of the poem and song "America," inscribed "written Feb. 1832" and inscribed to Mrs. A.M. Dennison. More ...