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  • Chandler, Raymond (1888-1959) Farewell, My Lovely.

    Lot: 1122
    Estimate: $800 - $1,200

    Chandler, Raymond (1888-1959) Farewell, My Lovely. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1940. First edition, 8vo, 275 pages, publisher's orange cloth with blue lettering, with dust jacket and unclipped price ...

  • Dahl, Roald (1916-1990) Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

    Lot: 1124
    Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

    Dahl, Roald (1916-1990) Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. First edition, first issue, with six lines of publisher information on the last page, 8vo, in publisher's ...

  • Four Modern First Edition Works.

    Lot: 1197
    Estimate: $200 - $300

    Four Modern First Edition Works. John Berendt (1939-), Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, New York: Random House, 1994, first edition, first issue with "fmr" on p. 11, inscribed by the author ...

  • T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings (1905-1976) for Widdicomb Dining Table

    Lot: 1273
    Sold for: $594$475

    T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings (1905-1976) for Widdicomb Dining Table, Grand Rapids, Michigan, c. 1955, mahogany, two extensions, ht. 29 1/4, wd. 88 to 112, dp. 44 in. Note: Terence Harold ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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, ...

  • 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 ...

  • Updike, John (1932-2009), Signed Copy

    Lot: 425
    Sold for: $474$400

    Updike, John (1932-2009), Signed Copy, Rabbit, Run, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1960, first edition, first issue in original cloth with first issue dust jacket having a 16-line unattributed blurb on ...