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Willard, Samuel (1640-1707) The Peril of the Times Displayed.

Willard, Samuel (1640-1707) The Peril of the Times Displayed.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1448
Sold for:
$3,567$2,900

Willard, Samuel (1640-1707) The Peril of the Times Displayed. Boston: B. Green & J. Allen, sold by Benjamin Eliot, 1700. First and only edition listed in ESTC, 12mo, bound in original American More ...

Salem Harbor. Nathaniel Bowditch (1773-1838) Chart of the Harbours of Salem, Marblehead, Beverly and Manchester.

Salem Harbor. Nathaniel Bowditch (1773-1838) Chart of the Harbours of Salem, Marblehead, Beverly and Manchester.

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1357
Sold for:
$246$200

Salem Harbor. Nathaniel Bowditch (1773-1838) Chart of the Harbours of Salem, Marblehead, Beverly and Manchester. Early 20th century restrike of the 1834 plate. Large chart printed on wove paper, More ...

Massachusetts "Codfish" Four Shillings

Massachusetts "Codfish" Four Shillings

Auction:
2903T
Auction:
Discovery - May 12, 2016
Lot:
1091
Sold for:
$369$300

Massachusetts "Codfish" Four Shillings, serial number 6949, signed "J. Brown," (imperfections). Provenance: Sold to benefit the preservation of the collections of the Danvers Historical More ...

After Stephen Dadd Skillet (English, 1817-1866)       Clipper Ship Hurricane   in the English Channel.

After Stephen Dadd Skillet (English, 1817-1866) Clipper Ship Hurricane in the English Channel.

Auction:
2851M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 08, 2015
Lot:
268
Sold for:
$215$175

After Stephen Dadd Skillet (English, 1817-1866) Clipper Ship Hurricane in the English Channel. Unsigned. Color offset lithograph, sight size 11 3/4 x 15 1/2 in., framed. Condition: Good. More ...

Ferriar, John (1761-1815) An Essay Towards a Theory of Apparitions

Ferriar, John (1761-1815) An Essay Towards a Theory of Apparitions

Auction:
2637M
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 14, 2013
Lot:
51
Sold for:
$250$250

Ferriar, John (1761-1815) An Essay Towards a Theory of Apparitions. London: for Cadell & Davies by Haddock & Warrington, 1813. Octavo, first edition, large copy, bound in three-quarter morocco and More ...

Sewall, Stephen Senior (c. 1657-1725) Land Deed Signed, 18 December 1712.

Sewall, Stephen Senior (c. 1657-1725) Land Deed Signed, 18 December 1712.

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
100
Unsold
 

Sewall, Stephen Senior (c. 1657-1725) Land Deed Signed, 18 December 1712. Folio bifolium, inscribed on one page, signed twice by Sewall. Between Nicholas Wallingford and Caleb Hopkinson of More ...

Hale, John (1636-1700) A Modest Enquiry into the Nature of Witchcraft

Hale, John (1636-1700) A Modest Enquiry into the Nature of Witchcraft

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
322
Sold for:
$2,400$2,000

Hale, John (1636-1700) A Modest Enquiry into the Nature of Witchcraft. Boston: Printed and sold by Kneeland and Adams, 1771. Octavo in fours, second edition, 158 pages, lacking the final blank, More ...

Pareus, David (1548-1622) Ad Hebraeos

Pareus, David (1548-1622) Ad Hebraeos

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
436
Sold for:
$240$200

Pareus, David (1548-1622) Ad Hebraeos. Heidelberg: Rosa, 1613. Quarto, ex libris puritan minister and poet Michael Wigglesworth (1631-1705) and Reverend Samuel Cheever (1639-1724), with both More ...

Domenico Gavarrone (Italian, 19th Century)      Portrait of the Ship Sooloo   of Salem Entering Genoa.

Domenico Gavarrone (Italian, 19th Century) Portrait of the Ship Sooloo of Salem Entering Genoa.

Auction:
2608M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 11, 2012
Lot:
87
Sold for:
$5,925$5,000

Domenico Gavarrone (Italian, 19th Century) Portrait of the Ship Sooloo of Salem Entering Genoa. Signed, titled "Ship Sooloo Salem", and dated "Fece Domenico Gavarrone Genova, li 25 Lylis 1848" More ...

American School, 19th Century      Portrait of the Schooner Susan Wardwell   of Salem, in Coastal Waters.

American School, 19th Century Portrait of the Schooner Susan Wardwell of Salem, in Coastal Waters.

Auction:
2608M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 11, 2012
Lot:
91
Sold for:
$7,110$6,000

American School, 19th Century Portrait of the Schooner Susan Wardwell of Salem, in Coastal Waters. Unsigned. Oil on panel, 16 x 21 1/4 in., unframed. Condition: Surface grime. Provenance: More ...

Group of Mostly Coin Silver Spoons

Group of Mostly Coin Silver Spoons

Auction:
2576M
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 14, 2011
Lot:
113
Sold for:
$652$550

Group of Mostly Coin Silver Spoons, including a number of Julian A. Fogg, George Appleton, and Smith & Chamberlain, all Salem, Massachusetts, approx. 27.8 troy oz. More ...

(Witchcraft), Calef, Robert (1648-1719) & Mather, Cotton (1663-1728)

(Witchcraft), Calef, Robert (1648-1719) & Mather, Cotton (1663-1728)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
773
Sold for:
$110$90

(Witchcraft), Calef, Robert (1648-1719) & Mather, Cotton (1663-1728), Wonders of the Invisible World or Salem Witchcraft in Five Parts, Boston: Timothy Bedlington, [1828], original boards, with More ...

(Witchcraft), Upham, Charles

(Witchcraft), Upham, Charles

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
786
Sold for:
$306$250

(Witchcraft), Upham, Charles, Salem Witchcraft with an Account Salem Village, Boston: Wiggin and Lunt, 1867, two volumes, contemporary gilt lettered three quarter calf, 8vo, (hinges weak, age More ...

Salem Witchcraft

Salem Witchcraft

Auction:
2565M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 12, 2011
Lot:
492
Sold for:
$153$125

Salem Witchcraft, Charles W. Upham, Wiggin and Lunt, Boston, 1867, vol. I and II, clothbound. More ...

Needlework Sampler

Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2558M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 14, 2011
Lot:
223
Sold for:
$214$175

Needlework Sampler, "Sally Smith her SamPlar Made In Tenth Year of her," probably Salem, Massachusetts, c. 1788, stitched with silk threads on a linen ground, with a border of acorns, strawberries More ...

Glass Snuff Bottle

Glass Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2528B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Dec 04, 2010
Lot:
1240
Sold for:
$2,370$2,000

Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, of flattened round form, each side with slightly recessed plain surface, yellow glass, stopper, lg. 2 1/4 in. Provenance: Sold by the Peabody Essex More ...

Glass Snuff Bottle

Glass Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2528B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Dec 04, 2010
Lot:
1259
Sold for:
$7,703$6,500

Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, the rectangular body painted on the interior with a scene of a man passing a basin of water to a woman who is preparing Chinese cabbages to one side, the More ...

Glass Snuff Bottle

Glass Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2528B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Dec 04, 2010
Lot:
1272
Sold for:
$1,007$850

Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, of squarish round shape, the glass with various yellow tones forming swirling and striations patterns, stopper, lg. 2 3/8 in. Provenance: Sold by the More ...

Large Album of 19th Century Mostly Chromolithograph Trade Cards

Large Album of 19th Century Mostly Chromolithograph Trade Cards

Auction:
2504
Auction:
Discovery - May 12, 2010
Lot:
15
Sold for:
$593$500

Large Album of 19th Century Mostly Chromolithograph Trade Cards, primarily Salem, Massachusetts and vicinity, comprised of filled pages on both sides of forty-two sheets/pages. More ...

Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-1864), His Copy

Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-1864), His Copy

Auction:
2483
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2009
Lot:
363
Sold for:
$7,703$6,500

Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-1864), His Copy, Sallustius Crispus, Caius (86-34 B.C.), Belli Catilinarii et Jugurthini Historiae, Salem, 1805, both front free endpapers signed approximately ten times More ...

Chinese Brass-bound Lap Desk of Salem Ship Captain, with Contents

Chinese Brass-bound Lap Desk of Salem Ship Captain, with Contents

Auction:
2482
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 08, 2009
Lot:
194
Sold for:
$1,007$850

Chinese Brass-bound Lap Desk of Salem Ship Captain, with Contents, mid-19th century, Asian hardwood box with brass mountings, the top with a shaped cartouche engraved "Chs W. Farrington Salem More ...

(Massachusetts Town Histories), Story, Joseph

(Massachusetts Town Histories), Story, Joseph

Auction:
2453
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 15, 2009
Lot:
145
Sold for:
$18$15

(Massachusetts Town Histories), Story, Joseph, A Discourse... in Commemorative of the First Settlement of Salem..., Boston, 1828, later morocco and cloth. More ...

Mather, Cotton (1663-1728)

Mather, Cotton (1663-1728)

Auction:
2386
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2007
Lot:
441
Sold for:
$6,463$5,500

Mather, Cotton (1663-1728), Magnalia Christi Americana: or, the Ecclesiastical History of New England from Its First Planting in the Year 1620. unto the year...1698, London: Printed for Thomas More ...

Federal Mahogany Carved Shield-back Side Chair

Federal Mahogany Carved Shield-back Side Chair

Auction:
2384
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 04, 2007
Lot:
470
Sold for:
$15,275$13,000

Federal Mahogany Carved Shield-back Side Chair, Salem, Massachusetts, circa 1791, attributed to Salem cabinetmaker Jacob Sanderson (1757-1810) with carving attributed to Samuel McIntire (1757-1811), More ...

Federal Mahogany Clothes Rack

Federal Mahogany Clothes Rack

Auction:
2384
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 04, 2007
Lot:
546
Sold for:
$5,875$5,000

Federal Mahogany Clothes Rack, Salem or Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1800, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 72 1/4 in. More ...

Neoclassical Carved Mahogany Drop-leaf Table

Neoclassical Carved Mahogany Drop-leaf Table

Auction:
2365
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 03, 2007
Lot:
219
Sold for:
$24,675$21,000

Neoclassical Carved Mahogany Drop-leaf Table, attributed to Thomas Seymour, Boston, c. 1820, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 28 3/4, wd. 21 3/4, dp. 43 3/4 in. Literature: For a table similar in More ...

Sterling Silver Salem, Massachusetts, Souvenir Thimble and a Miniature Provincial-style Painted Wooden Box....

Sterling Silver Salem, Massachusetts, Souvenir Thimble and a Miniature Provincial-style Painted Wooden Box....

Auction:
2360
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 19, 2007
Lot:
426
Sold for:
$94$80

Sterling Silver Salem, Massachusetts, Souvenir Thimble and a Miniature Provincial-style Painted Wooden Box. More ...

Sunqua (Chinese, active 1830-1865)    The Foreign Factories Near the City of Canton.

Sunqua (Chinese, active 1830-1865) The Foreign Factories Near the City of Canton.

Auction:
2297
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 06, 2005
Lot:
167
Sold for:
$47,000$40,000

Sunqua (Chinese, active 1830-1865) The Foreign Factories Near the City of Canton. Signed "Sunqua," l.r., titled below. Watercolor and gouache on paper, circa 1832, depicting daily life around the More ...

American School, 19th Century    The Letter of Marque Brig "Grand Turk" of Salem, 14 Guns Saluting Marseilles 1815

American School, 19th Century The Letter of Marque Brig "Grand Turk" of Salem, 14 Guns Saluting Marseilles 1815

Auction:
2297
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 06, 2005
Lot:
633
Sold for:
$940$800

American School, 19th Century The Letter of Marque Brig "Grand Turk" of Salem, 14 Guns Saluting Marseilles 1815 Unsigned, titled below. Watercolor and gouache on paper, 23 1/2 x 36 in., in an More ...

American School, 19th Century    Two Portraits:  Joseph Kneeland and Ruth Hartwell.

American School, 19th Century Two Portraits: Joseph Kneeland and Ruth Hartwell.

Auction:
2295
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 05, 2005
Lot:
263
Sold for:
$4,113$3,500

American School, 19th Century Two Portraits: Joseph Kneeland and Ruth Hartwell. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, c. 1840, depicting the seated figures, each with one arm resting on an arm of the chair, More ...