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  • Violin, Knopf Workshop

    Lot: 197
    Sold for: $1,046$850

    Violin, Knopf Workshop, labeled Henry Richard Knopf,/New York, Anno 1937, the label inscribed Eugene Knopf - Guarnerius, length of back 365 mm. ...

  • Kafka, Franz (1883-1924) The Trial , First American Edition.

    Lot: 171
    Sold for: $738$600

    Kafka, Franz (1883-1924) The Trial, First American Edition. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1937. First American edition, octavo, bound in publisher's illustrated cloth (short tear at head), and ...

  • Carved Ventriloquist's Dummy Head

    Lot: 11
    Sold for: $1,722$1,400

    Carved Ventriloquist's Dummy Head, New York State, late 19th century, the head constructed of laminated spruce with finely carved facial details, ears, and articulated mouth, incorporating cloth and ...

  • Carved Limestone Stone Head of a Man

    Lot: 27
    Sold for: $1,968$1,600

    Carved Limestone Stone Head of a Man, late 19th century, the figure with exaggerated facial features on an integral square base, ht. 11 in. Provenance: Found in Bloomington, Indiana; collection ...

  • Carved Burl Head

    Lot: 31
    Sold for: $1,353$1,100

    Carved Burl Head, probably New York State, late 19th/early 20th century, the burl with minimally carved eyes, nose, and mouth, with custom stand, ht. 10 in. Provenance: Originally purchased out ...

  • Carved and Polychrome Painted Staff with Head

    Lot: 42
    Sold for: $1,722$1,400

    Carved and Polychrome Painted Staff with Head, possibly South Carolina, late 19th century, the top with carved head and elongated face with carved hair detail, painted eyes and lips above a carved ...

  • Carved and Painted Baby in a Chair Figure

    Lot: 64
    Sold for: $11,685$9,500

    Carved and Painted Baby in a Chair Figure, possibly Upstate New York, late 19th century, the child depicted wearing a white gown seated in an armchair with details carved to represent wicker, with ...

  • Edna Eicke (American, 1919-1979) The Riding Lesson

    Lot: 397
    Sold for: $4,305$3,500

    Edna Eicke (American, 1919-1979) The Riding Lesson, A Cover Illustration for The New Yorker Signed "EDNA EICKE" l.r. Oil on Whatman drawing board, 28 x 19 in. (69.9 x 48.3 cm), framed (under ...

  • Needlework Sampler "Mary Shillaber,"

    Lot: 151
    Sold for: $19,680$16,000

    Needlework Sampler "Mary Shillaber," Danvers, Massachusetts, c. 1776, worked in silk threads on a linen background with four lines of alphabet and numbers above a verse reading: "Accept The Call And ...

  • Needlework Sampler "Sally Ayer,"

    Lot: 152
    Sold for: $6,150$5,000

    Needlework Sampler "Sally Ayer," Haverhill, Massachusetts, c. 1791, work in silk on a linen background composed of seven lines of alphabet and numbers, above the text "Haverhill August the 11 Sally ...

  • Shaker Tailor's Buttonhole Cutter and a Goffering Iron

    Lot: 88
    Sold for: $461$375

    Shaker Tailor's Buttonhole Cutter and a Goffering Iron, buttonhole cutter, Canterbury, New Hampshire, 19th century, the iron/steel cutter with turned maple handle with scribe lines, squared shaft ...

  • Louise Berlianwsky Nevelson (1899-1988) Untitled/Sculpture for the American Book Award

    Lot: 371
    Sold for: $11,685$9,500

    Louise Berlianwsky Nevelson (1899-1988) Untitled/Sculpture for the American Book Award Painted composition wood United States, copyrighted 1980 Set within a narrow frame, the composition consists ...

  • Needlework Sampler

    Lot: 29
    Unsold  

    Needlework Sampler, "Dorcas Bradley 1812," Delaware, stitched with silk threads on a linen ground, with a defined central panel with three rows of alphabets over a pious verse, the maker's name and ...

  • Updike, John (1932-2009) Rabbit, Run

    Lot: 1052
    Sold for: $119$100

    Updike, John (1932-2009) Rabbit, Run, Signed. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1960. ...

  • Mennonite Pieced Wool "Moon and Stars" Crib Quilt

    Lot: 1336
    Sold for: $237$200

    Mennonite Pieced Wool "Moon and Stars" Crib Quilt, Pennsylvania, c. 1890, composed of twenty-four colored full and half circles with pie-shaped wedges in solid and patterned fabrics with outline ...

  • American Violin, Henry Richard Knopf, New York, 1925

    Lot: 85A
    Sold for: $4,148$3,500

    American Violin, Henry Richard Knopf, New York, 1925, bearing the maker's label and brand at the lower rib, length of back 358 mm. ...

  • Silver-mounted Violin Bow, Heinrich R. Knopf, New York, c. 1920

    Lot: 154
    Sold for: $4,148$3,500

    Silver-mounted Violin Bow, Heinrich R. Knopf, New York, c. 1920, the round stick stamped HR KNOPF, NEW YORK, weight 59 grams. ...

  • New Hampshire Pictorial Needlework Sampler

    Lot: 734
    Sold for: $3,081$2,600

    New Hampshire Pictorial Needlework Sampler, "Hannah W. Perkins Age 11," Jaffrey, New Hampshire, 1818, wrought with silk, chenille, and metallic threads on a linen ground with painted and pricked ...

  • Betty Ring, Girlhood Embroidery

    Lot: 623
    Sold for: $98$80

    Betty Ring, Girlhood Embroidery, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1993, vol. I and II, cloth-bound, with slip case. ...

  • Cather, Willa (1873-1947), Signed copy

    Lot: 268
    Sold for: $184$150

    Cather, Willa (1873-1947), Signed copy, Sapphira and the Slave Girl, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1940, numbered 337 of 525 copies on Rives Laimpre all-rag paper, half cloth, 8vo, (minor spine ...

  • (Literature, 20th Century)

    Lot: 563
    Sold for: $123$100

    (Literature, 20th Century) Five titles, comprising two signed Frank McCourt titles, both New York: Scribner's, 'Tis, 1999, and Teacher Man, 2005; Hersey, John, The Conspiracy, New York: Alfred A. ...

  • Mann, Thomas (1875-1955)

    Lot: 571
    Sold for: $61$50

    Mann, Thomas (1875-1955), Joseph in Egypt, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1938, in two volumes, original cloth with glassine wrappers, in Borzoi Books paper slipcase, slipcase, 8vo, (wrappers yellowed, ...

  • Rice, Anne (b. 1941- ), Signed copies

    Lot: 673
    Sold for: $123$100

    Rice, Anne (b. 1941- ), Signed copies, The Vampire Chronicles, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990, comprising Interview with a Vampire, The Vampire Lestat, and The Queen of the Damned, each signed on ...

  • New Hampshire Pictorial Needlework Sampler

    Lot: 215
    Unsold  

    New Hampshire Pictorial Needlework Sampler, "Hannah W. Perkins Age 11," Jaffrey, New Hampshire, 1818, wrought with silk, chenille, and metallic threads on a linen ground with painted and pricked ...

  • 18th Century Needlework Sampler

    Lot: 216
    Sold for: $11,850$10,000

    18th Century Needlework Sampler, "Sarah Sawyer is my name and with my needle wrought the same. I was born March the 25th in the year 1740. This sampler I did in the year 1757.," Newbury, ...

  • Quaker School Needlework Sampler

    Lot: 228
    Sold for: $1,541$1,300

    Quaker School Needlework Sampler, "Mary Knight 1819," Burlington County, New Jersey, wrought with silk threads on a linen ground stitched with a rosebud and leaf stem vine surrounding a pious verse ...

  • American Silver Mounted Violin Bow, H.R. Knopf

    Lot: 373
    Sold for: $1,067$900

    American Silver Mounted Violin Bow, H.R. Knopf, the octagonal stick stamped HR KNOPF NEW YORK, weight 61 grams. ...

  • Wool Canvaswork Needlework Roll-up or Huswif

    Lot: 47
    Sold for: $3,555$3,000

    Wool Canvaswork Needlework Roll-up or Huswif, America, 1763, long rectangular pocket, worked in an Irish stitch, zigzag, and diamond pattern with initials "LP" and "1763," in shades of red, green, ...

  • James D. Watson, DNA, The Secret of Life

    Lot: 652
    Sold for: $59$50

    James D. Watson, DNA, The Secret of Life, signed by Andrew Barry, Knopf, New York, 2003. ...

  • Dahl, Roald (1916-1990)

    Lot: 193
    Sold for: $237$200

    Dahl, Roald (1916-1990), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, [1964], first edition, later state, half cloth with dust jacket, with four line colophon, $3.95 unclipped price ...