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Auction 2900T

June 1, 2016 12:00PM
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June 9, 2016 10:00AM

06-01-2016 06-09-2016

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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American School, c. 1833      The American Ship Eleanor

American School, c. 1833 The American Ship Eleanor

Lot:
1147
Sold for:
$135$110

American School, c. 1833 The American Ship Eleanor Unsigned, dated "1833." Pencil on paper, 7 x 6 3/8 in., in a modern black frame. Condition: Minor toning at edges of mat, not examined out More ...

American School, 20th Century, after Ary Sheffer (1795-1858)      Portrait of Commodore Charles Morris

American School, 20th Century, after Ary Sheffer (1795-1858) Portrait of Commodore Charles Morris

Lot:
1148
Sold for:
$1,169$950

American School, 20th Century, after Ary Sheffer (1795-1858) Portrait of Commodore Charles Morris Unsigned. Oil on canvas, the captain bust length in uniform, a faint red, white and blue More ...

American School, Late 19th Century      The Battle of Hampton Roads, between the Monitor

American School, Late 19th Century The Battle of Hampton Roads, between the Monitor

Lot:
1149
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American School, Late 19th Century The Battle of Hampton Roads, between the Monitor and the Merrimack, March 9, 1862 Unsigned. Oil on canvas, a multi-vessel encounter between Confederate and More ...

Five Photographs or Cards Framed Together

Five Photographs or Cards Framed Together

Lot:
1150
Sold for:
$369$300

Five Photographs or Cards Framed Together, third quarter 19th century, four photographs of gentlemen, two with visible "Walter" marks, surrounding the central printed image of the ironclad "Virginia More ...

Three Carte-de-visite Photographs of Officers who Served on Board the USS Monitor

Three Carte-de-visite Photographs of Officers who Served on Board the USS Monitor

Lot:
1151
Sold for:
$615$500

Three Carte-de-visite Photographs of Officers who Served on Board the USS Monitor, 19th century, Lieutenant John Lorimer Worden, Lieutenant Samuel Dana Greene, and Commander John P. Bankhead, ht. 4, More ...

Carte-de-visite of Admiral David Farragut

Carte-de-visite of Admiral David Farragut

Lot:
1152
Unsold
 

Carte-de-visite of Admiral David Farragut, Matthew Brady, Washington, D.C., 19th century, the back marked "BRADY'S/NATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAIT GALLERIES/NO.352 PENNSYLVANIA aV./WASHINGTON, More ...

Rare Carte-de-visite of the C.S.S. Tennessee   After Capture

Rare Carte-de-visite of the C.S.S. Tennessee After Capture

Lot:
1153
Sold for:
$400$325

Rare Carte-de-visite of the C.S.S. Tennessee After Capture, c. 1864, showing a side view of the ship in a harbor with other ships in the background, ht. 2 1/2, wd. 3 1/2 in. Note: The More ...

Three Carte-de-visite Photographs of 19th Century Naval Officers

Three Carte-de-visite Photographs of 19th Century Naval Officers

Lot:
1154
Sold for:
$160$130

Three Carte-de-visite Photographs of 19th Century Naval Officers, Commodore Stephen C. Rowan, Commodore William Shubrick, and Chief Engineer Alban C. Stimers, ht. 4, wd. 2 1/2 in. More ...

Albumen Photograph of a Print of Commodore Jesse Duncan Elliot (1782-1845)

Albumen Photograph of a Print of Commodore Jesse Duncan Elliot (1782-1845)

Lot:
1155
Sold for:
$160$130

Albumen Photograph of a Print of Commodore Jesse Duncan Elliot (1782-1845), late 19th century, the cabinet card mounted in an oval mat in an molded gilt oval frame, ht. 12 5/8, wd. 10 5/8 in. More ...

Pencil Drawing of the Ironclad Virginia

Pencil Drawing of the Ironclad Virginia

Lot:
1155A
Unsold
 

Pencil Drawing of the Ironclad Virginia, 20th century, according to an inscription at lower right, this work is done "from a drawing by Lt. B.L. Blackford/March 7, 1862," 8 x 11 in. (sight), matted, More ...

Large Paint-decorated Shadowbox Diorama of a Four-masted Sailing Vessel

Large Paint-decorated Shadowbox Diorama of a Four-masted Sailing Vessel

Lot:
1156
Sold for:
$492$400

Large Paint-decorated Shadowbox Diorama of a Four-masted Sailing Vessel, America, late 19th century, the central vessel and other small vessel on a painted putty "sea" and blue sky above, small More ...

Woolwork Picture of a Three-masted Vessel

Woolwork Picture of a Three-masted Vessel

Lot:
1157
Sold for:
$738$600

Woolwork Picture of a Three-masted Vessel, England, late 19th century, the square-rigged vessel flying a Union Jack, on a blue sea with light blue sky above, 12 x 16 in., in a molded figured maple More ...

British Officer's Bicorne Hat

British Officer's Bicorne Hat

Lot:
1158
Sold for:
$234$190

British Officer's Bicorne Hat, c. mid to late 19th century, beaver hat body with gold lace and button, brown silk lining marked "ENGLISH MANUFACTURE/CHRISTY'S LONDON," ht. 10 1/2 in. More ...

Observations on the Conduct of Great Britain, with Regard to the Negociations and other Transactions Abroad.

Observations on the Conduct of Great Britain, with Regard to the Negociations and other Transactions Abroad.

Lot:
1159
Sold for:
$492$400

Observations on the Conduct of Great Britain, with Regard to the Negociations and other Transactions Abroad. London: printed and sold by J. Roberts, 1729. Octavo pamphlet, 61 pages, with the final More ...

[Everett, David] (1770-1813),   An Essay on the Rights and Duties of Nations

[Everett, David] (1770-1813), An Essay on the Rights and Duties of Nations

Lot:
1160
Unsold
 

[Everett, David] (1770-1813), An Essay on the Rights and Duties of Nations, Boston: David Carlisle, 1807, early ownership signature on title page, sixty-two pages, binding reinforced minor damp More ...

Enfield, William (1741-1797),   Institutes of Natural Philosophy, Theoretical and Practical

Enfield, William (1741-1797), Institutes of Natural Philosophy, Theoretical and Practical

Lot:
1161
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Enfield, William (1741-1797), Institutes of Natural Philosophy, Theoretical and Practical, Boston, Thomas & Andrews, 1811, with fifteen engraved plates, ht. 10 3/8, wd. 8 3/8 in. More ...

Russell, J. Jr. (fl. circa 1815) The History of the War Between the United States and Great Britain, which Commenced in June 1812 and C

Russell, J. Jr. (fl. circa 1815) The History of the War Between the United States and Great Britain, which Commenced in June 1812 and C

Lot:
1162
Sold for:
$246$200

Russell, J. Jr. (fl. circa 1815) The History of the War Between the United States and Great Britain, which Commenced in June 1812 and Closed in February 1815. Hartford: B. & J. Russell, 1815. More ...

Proceedings of a Court of Enquiry, Held at the Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, upon Captain James Barron of the United States Navy, in M

Proceedings of a Court of Enquiry, Held at the Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, upon Captain James Barron of the United States Navy, in M

Lot:
1163
Sold for:
$123$100

Proceedings of a Court of Enquiry, Held at the Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, upon Captain James Barron of the United States Navy, in May, 1821. Washington City: Jacob Gideon, junior, 1822. First More ...

Tratado de Amistad, Limites y Navegacion Concluido entre el Rey Nuestro Senor y los Estados Unidos de America: Firmado en San Lorenzo e

Tratado de Amistad, Limites y Navegacion Concluido entre el Rey Nuestro Senor y los Estados Unidos de America: Firmado en San Lorenzo e

Lot:
1164
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Tratado de Amistad, Limites y Navegacion Concluido entre el Rey Nuestro Senor y los Estados Unidos de America: Firmado en San Lorenzo el Real a 27 de Octubre de 1795. Madrid: Imprenta Real, 1796. More ...

Spanish Language Manuscript Letter Book Regarding Shipping, 1797-1817.

Spanish Language Manuscript Letter Book Regarding Shipping, 1797-1817.

Lot:
1165
Sold for:
$2,952$2,400

Spanish Language Manuscript Letter Book Regarding Shipping, 1797-1817. A collection of manuscript retained copies in a secretarial hand, thousands of letters in Spanish, written by Antonio Argote More ...

de Bry, Theodor (1528-1598) Single Leaf, View of the Roanoke, Virginia Settlement [from] America  , c. 1590.

de Bry, Theodor (1528-1598) Single Leaf, View of the Roanoke, Virginia Settlement [from] America , c. 1590.

Lot:
1166
Sold for:
$338$275

de Bry, Theodor (1528-1598) Single Leaf, View of the Roanoke, Virginia Settlement [from] America, c. 1590. Single leaf from a German edition of the book, the engraving by Flemish master engraver de More ...

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Facsimile Steel-engraved Draft of the Declaration of Independence.

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Facsimile Steel-engraved Draft of the Declaration of Independence.

Lot:
1167
Sold for:
$615$500

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Facsimile Steel-engraved Draft of the Declaration of Independence. Philadelphia: Charles Toppan, 1829. Four folio-format wove paper sheets printed on rectos only, from More ...

Hamilton, Alexander (1755-1804) Period Manuscript Copy of a Treasury Department Circular to the Collectors of the Customs, 13 May 1791.

Hamilton, Alexander (1755-1804) Period Manuscript Copy of a Treasury Department Circular to the Collectors of the Customs, 13 May 1791.

Lot:
1168
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

Hamilton, Alexander (1755-1804) Period Manuscript Copy of a Treasury Department Circular to the Collectors of the Customs, 13 May 1791. Folio bifolium inscribed over two pages, docketed on the More ...

[Decatur, Stephen and James Barron],   Correspondence Between the Late Commodore Stephen Decater and Commodore James Barron

[Decatur, Stephen and James Barron], Correspondence Between the Late Commodore Stephen Decater and Commodore James Barron

Lot:
1169
Sold for:
$185$150

[Decatur, Stephen and James Barron], Correspondence Between the Late Commodore Stephen Decater and Commodore James Barron, Boston: Russell & Gardner, 1820, twenty-two pages, (edges frayed, binding More ...

War of 1812, Broadside, Bermuda, 18 December 1812.

War of 1812, Broadside, Bermuda, 18 December 1812.

Lot:
1170
Sold for:
$923$750

War of 1812, Broadside, Bermuda, 18 December 1812. Partially printed broadside issued by George III of Great Britain memorializing the capture of Moses Myers' ship Nancy, manuscript details More ...

Myers, Moses (1753-1835) Archive of Correspondence and Documents.

Myers, Moses (1753-1835) Archive of Correspondence and Documents.

Lot:
1171
Sold for:
$523$425

Myers, Moses (1753-1835) Archive of Correspondence and Documents. Eight documents relating to the successful international trading business of Norfolk, Virginia's first recorded Jewish settler, and More ...

Myers, Moses (1753-1835) Bill of Lading for the Ship John  , 21 March 1796.

Myers, Moses (1753-1835) Bill of Lading for the Ship John , 21 March 1796.

Lot:
1172
Sold for:
$197$160

Myers, Moses (1753-1835) Bill of Lading for the Ship John, 21 March 1796. Partially printed typographical document fulfilled by hand, printed on laid paper, regarding the impending journey of the More ...

Hull, Commodore Isaac (1773-1843) Secretarial Letter Signed, Washington Navy Yard, 10 February 1832.

Hull, Commodore Isaac (1773-1843) Secretarial Letter Signed, Washington Navy Yard, 10 February 1832.

Lot:
1173
Sold for:
$246$200

Hull, Commodore Isaac (1773-1843) Secretarial Letter Signed, Washington Navy Yard, 10 February 1832. Single leaf inscribed on one page, docketed on verso. To Nash Legrand, Navy Agent for the port of More ...

Hull, Isaac (1773-1843) Autograph Letter Signed, 16 November 1831.

Hull, Isaac (1773-1843) Autograph Letter Signed, 16 November 1831.

Lot:
1174
Sold for:
$400$325

Hull, Isaac (1773-1843) Autograph Letter Signed, 16 November 1831. Folding wove bifolium with self-envelope, inscribed over two pages, to Nash LeGrand, Naval Agent at Norfolk, Virginia, concerning More ...

USS Brandywine

USS Brandywine

Lot:
1175
Sold for:
$185$150

USS Brandywine, Three Documents Related to the U.S. Naval Frigate, 1830. Three manuscript documents related to the Navy's maintenance of the Brandywine during the Gunboat Diplomacy segment of the More ...