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Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964) Three Typed Letters Signed, 1925-1927.

Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964) Three Typed Letters Signed, 1925-1927.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1017
Sold for:
$246$200

Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964) Three Typed Letters Signed, 1925-1927. A series of letters addressed to Ernest Lester Jones (1876-1929), hydrographic and geodetic engineer and Superintendent of the U.S. More ...

Peary, Rear Admiral Robert Edwin (1856-1920) Autograph Letter Signed, 2 June 1915.

Peary, Rear Admiral Robert Edwin (1856-1920) Autograph Letter Signed, 2 June 1915.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1025
Sold for:
$185$150

Peary, Rear Admiral Robert Edwin (1856-1920) Autograph Letter Signed, 2 June 1915. Folded octavo bifolium inscribed over four pages, a handwritten letter addressed to Ernest Lester Jones More ...

Wilson, Woodrow (1856-1924) Four Typed Letters Signed, 1914-1921.

Wilson, Woodrow (1856-1924) Four Typed Letters Signed, 1914-1921.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1035
Sold for:
$523$425

Wilson, Woodrow (1856-1924) Four Typed Letters Signed, 1914-1921. Three typed letters, three on White House stationery, one on Wilson's personal letterhead, addressed to Ernest Lester Jones More ...

Georges Bank, Charles Wilkes (1798-1877) Chart of Georges Shoal & Bank

Georges Bank, Charles Wilkes (1798-1877) Chart of Georges Shoal & Bank

Auction:
3154T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 17, 2018
Lot:
1344
Sold for:
$86$70

Georges Bank, Charles Wilkes (1798-1877) Chart of Georges Shoal & Bank. New York: Stiles, Sherman & Smith, 1837. Large folding map printed on sixteen separate squares of paper, mounted together on More ...

Signed First Day Covers.

Signed First Day Covers.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1070
Sold for:
$277$225

Signed First Day Covers. Including: first day seashells cover from 1985 signed by Jaws author Peter Benchley, with a sketch of a shark, and Jaws composer John Williams, with the bars of the theme; More ...

Original Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1804-1806

Original Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1804-1806

Auction:
3060T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 07, 2017
Lot:
1393
Sold for:
$277$225

Original Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1804-1806. New York: Arno Press, 1969. Seven octavo text volumes in publisher's cloth and an eighth volume (clamshell box containing folding More ...

English Parian Figure of an Explorer

English Parian Figure of an Explorer

Auction:
3060T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 07, 2017
Lot:
1427
Sold for:
$185$150

English Parian Figure of an Explorer, England, mid-19th century, possibly Christopher Columbus, modeled standing atop a stepped circular base, ht. 15 7/8 in. More ...

Codex Mendoza, the Mexican Manuscript Known as the Collection of Mendoza and Preserved in the Bodleian Library Oxford.

Codex Mendoza, the Mexican Manuscript Known as the Collection of Mendoza and Preserved in the Bodleian Library Oxford.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
212
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

Codex Mendoza, the Mexican Manuscript Known as the Collection of Mendoza and Preserved in the Bodleian Library Oxford. London: Waterlow & Sons Ltd., 1938. Three folio volumes, edited and translated More ...

Taken by a Camera Aboard the Satellite ATS 3

Taken by a Camera Aboard the Satellite ATS 3

Auction:
3048M
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Nov 02, 2017
Lot:
97
Sold for:
$3,321$2,700

Taken by a Camera Aboard the Satellite ATS 3 The first color photograph of the full planet Earth, Satellite ATS 3, November 10, 1967. Vintage chromogenic print on fiber-based Kodak paper with 'A More ...

Parry, William Edward (1790-1855) Three Voyages for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific.

Parry, William Edward (1790-1855) Three Voyages for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific.

Auction:
3024T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 07, 2017
Lot:
1232
Sold for:
$49$40

Parry, William Edward (1790-1855) Three Voyages for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1842. Two octavo volumes, ex library, boards More ...

Bartlett, John Russell (1805-1886) Personal Narrative of Explorations and Incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora, and Chihu

Bartlett, John Russell (1805-1886) Personal Narrative of Explorations and Incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora, and Chihu

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1145
Sold for:
$431$350

Bartlett, John Russell (1805-1886) Personal Narrative of Explorations and Incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora, and Chihuahua. New York: Appleton & Co., 1854. First edition, two octavo More ...

Parry, William Edward (1790-1855) Three Voyages for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific.

Parry, William Edward (1790-1855) Three Voyages for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1351
Unsold
 

Parry, William Edward (1790-1855) Three Voyages for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1842. Two octavo volumes, ex library, boards More ...

Marquette, Jacques (1637-1675) Ontdekking Van eenige Landen en Volkeren

Marquette, Jacques (1637-1675) Ontdekking Van eenige Landen en Volkeren

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1552
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Marquette, Jacques (1637-1675) Ontdekking Van eenige Landen en Volkeren. Leiden: Pieter Vander Aa, [c. 1707-1710]. Folio, 19 numbered pages, [1] register; large engraved vignette on title, More ...

Dixon, George (1748-1795) A Voyage Round the World; but More Particularly to the North-West Coast of America,   the Streeter Copy.

Dixon, George (1748-1795) A Voyage Round the World; but More Particularly to the North-West Coast of America, the Streeter Copy.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
238
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Dixon, George (1748-1795) A Voyage Round the World; but More Particularly to the North-West Coast of America, the Streeter Copy. London: Geo. Goulding, 1789. First edition, large quarto, illustrated More ...

Emory, William Hemsley (1811-1887) Report on the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey.

Emory, William Hemsley (1811-1887) Report on the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
254
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Emory, William Hemsley (1811-1887) Report on the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey. Washington, D.C.: Cornelius Wendell, 1857-1859. Four parts in two large quarto volumes, illustrated as More ...

La Perouse, Jean Francois de Galaup, Comte de (1741-1788) Voyage de la Perouse Autour du Monde.

La Perouse, Jean Francois de Galaup, Comte de (1741-1788) Voyage de la Perouse Autour du Monde.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
296
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

La Perouse, Jean Francois de Galaup, Comte de (1741-1788) Voyage de la Perouse Autour du Monde. Paris: de l'Imprimerie de la Republique, 1797. Four large quarto volumes, and one atlas volume, text More ...

Parry, William Edward (1790-1855) Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North West Passage,   Five Volume Set.

Parry, William Edward (1790-1855) Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North West Passage, Five Volume Set.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
333
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

Parry, William Edward (1790-1855) Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North West Passage, Five Volume Set. London: John Murray, 1821-1828. First editions, five quarto volumes, also including: More ...

Vancouver, George (1757-1798) A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, and Round the World.

Vancouver, George (1757-1798) A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, and Round the World.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
396
Sold for:
$23,370$19,000

Vancouver, George (1757-1798) A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, and Round the World. London: Printed for G.G and J. Robinson and J. Edwards, 1798. First edition, four volumes: three More ...

Wilkes, Charles (1798-1877) Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842.

Wilkes, Charles (1798-1877) Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
410
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Wilkes, Charles (1798-1877) Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842. Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1845. Large paper copy, second edition, More ...

Wilkes, Charles (1798-1877) Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842.

Wilkes, Charles (1798-1877) Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
411
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

Wilkes, Charles (1798-1877) Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842. Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1845. Five text volumes, and one atlas More ...

Boston Harbor, Massachusetts from a Trigonometrical Survey under the direction of A.D. Bache, Superintendent of the Survey of the Coast

Boston Harbor, Massachusetts from a Trigonometrical Survey under the direction of A.D. Bache, Superintendent of the Survey of the Coast

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1336
Sold for:
$160$130

Boston Harbor, Massachusetts from a Trigonometrical Survey under the direction of A.D. Bache, Superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States. Washington: U.S. Coast Survey More ...

North America, East Coast: Long Island to Isle Royale, Canada. Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) Carte Reduite Des Costes Orientales D

North America, East Coast: Long Island to Isle Royale, Canada. Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) Carte Reduite Des Costes Orientales D

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1351
Sold for:
$615$500

North America, East Coast: Long Island to Isle Royale, Canada. Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) Carte Reduite Des Costes Orientales De L'Amerique Septentrionale. Paris: Bellin, 1757. Very large More ...

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Travels in the Interior Parts of America; Communicating Discoveries Made in Exploring the Missouri, Red R

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Travels in the Interior Parts of America; Communicating Discoveries Made in Exploring the Missouri, Red R

Auction:
2865B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2015
Lot:
211
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Travels in the Interior Parts of America; Communicating Discoveries Made in Exploring the Missouri, Red River and Washita, by Captains Lewis and Clark. London: for More ...

Alaskan Aleutian Island Basketry Wallet

Alaskan Aleutian Island Basketry Wallet

Auction:
2862B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 07, 2015
Lot:
229
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

Alaskan Aleutian Island Basketry Wallet, c. last quarter 19th century, made from natural grasses, natural and red-dyed sea mammal gut, blue-dyed wool or mammal hair, and native tanned rawhide, wd. More ...

Presidents of the United States   [and] Ornamental Map of the United States and Mexico

Presidents of the United States [and] Ornamental Map of the United States and Mexico

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
47
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Presidents of the United States [and] Ornamental Map of the United States and Mexico. New York: Phelps, 1846. Two hand-colored poster-sized broadsides, the first featuring portraits of the first More ...

North America and Far West Exploration, 1654, 1772, and 1850, Three Volumes.

North America and Far West Exploration, 1654, 1772, and 1850, Three Volumes.

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
237
Sold for:
$431$350

North America and Far West Exploration, 1654, 1772, and 1850, Three Volumes. Vincent le Blanc's (1554-1640) De Vermaarde Reizen, Amsterdam: Hendriksz and Rieuwertsz, 1654, quarto, engraved title, More ...

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) The Quadrupeds of North of America

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) The Quadrupeds of North of America

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
639A
Sold for:
$4,200$3,500

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) The Quadrupeds of North of America. New York: V.G. Audubon, 1851-1854. Three octavo volumes, illustrated throughout with full-page color lithographs of the More ...

Atlas. Compleete Zak-Atlas, van de Zeventien Nederlandsche Provincien

Atlas. Compleete Zak-Atlas, van de Zeventien Nederlandsche Provincien

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
674
Sold for:
$1,080$900

Atlas. Compleete Zak-Atlas, van de Zeventien Nederlandsche Provincien. Amseterdam: Elwe en Langeveld, 1786. Tall octavo, second, enlarged edition, text in Dutch throughout, hand-colored More ...

Georges Bank, Charles Wilkes (1798-1877) Chart of Georges Shoal & Bank

Georges Bank, Charles Wilkes (1798-1877) Chart of Georges Shoal & Bank

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
683
Unsold
 

Georges Bank, Charles Wilkes (1798-1877) Chart of Georges Shoal & Bank. New York: Stiles, Sherman & Smith, 1837. Large folding map printed on sixteen separate squares of paper, mounted together on More ...

Cook, Captain James (1728-1779) & Ledyard, John (1751-1789)

Cook, Captain James (1728-1779) & Ledyard, John (1751-1789)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
289
Sold for:
$2,963$2,500

Cook, Captain James (1728-1779) & Ledyard, John (1751-1789), A Journal of Captain Cook's Last Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, and in Quest of a North-west Passage, Between Asia and America; performed More ...