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Unusual William J. Young Vernier Compass

Unusual William J. Young Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
372
Sold for:
$492$400

Unusual William J. Young Vernier Compass, no. 9917, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. gray-silvered dial marked "Wm. J. Young/Maker Philadelphia/9917/Meridian line on Compass answers to 10 More ...

William Stearns Watercolor Drawings and Copybook

William Stearns Watercolor Drawings and Copybook

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
327
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

William Stearns Watercolor Drawings and Copybook, Mansfield, Massachusetts, c. 1821, including a picture of exotic birds and a leopard surrounded by flowering plants inscribed "PAINTED BY WILLIAM More ...

William Stearns Watercolor Drawings and Copybook

William Stearns Watercolor Drawings and Copybook

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
355
Unsold
 

William Stearns Watercolor Drawings and Copybook, Mansfield, Massachusetts, c. 1821, including a picture of exotic birds and a leopard surrounded by flowering plants inscribed "PAINTED BY WILLIAM More ...

Burghley, William Cecil, Baron (1520-1598) The Copie of a Letter Sent out of England to Don Bernardin Mendoza Ambassadour in France for

Burghley, William Cecil, Baron (1520-1598) The Copie of a Letter Sent out of England to Don Bernardin Mendoza Ambassadour in France for

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
29
Sold for:
$15,990$13,000

Burghley, William Cecil, Baron (1520-1598) The Copie of a Letter Sent out of England to Don Bernardin Mendoza Ambassadour in France for the King of Spaine Declaring the State of England. London: More ...

Various Artists (American, 20th Century)      New Works by 10 Massachusetts Photographers  /A Portfolio

Various Artists (American, 20th Century) New Works by 10 Massachusetts Photographers /A Portfolio

Auction:
3114T
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 17, 2018
Lot:
1294
Sold for:
$584$475

Various Artists (American, 20th Century) New Works by 10 Massachusetts Photographers/A Portfolio, published 1982. Numbered "#6/50" in black ink on the colophon. Nine gelatin silver prints and More ...

Hoover, J. Edgar (1895-1972) FBI Archive Including Signed Letters, 1952-1979.

Hoover, J. Edgar (1895-1972) FBI Archive Including Signed Letters, 1952-1979.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1034
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Hoover, J. Edgar (1895-1972) FBI Archive Including Signed Letters, 1952-1979. Archive of documents from the U.S. Department of Justice related to the FBI career of Special Agent Edward J. Krupinsky More ...

Two Framed Drawings:      Francis Luis Mora (American, 1874-1940), Toddler Feeding Herself

Two Framed Drawings: Francis Luis Mora (American, 1874-1940), Toddler Feeding Herself

Auction:
3071T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2018
Lot:
1223
Sold for:
$74$60

Two Framed Drawings: Francis Luis Mora (American, 1874-1940), Toddler Feeding Herself, signed "R. Luis Mora" l.c., pencil on paper; William Samuel Horton (American, 1865-1936), Saw Mill Gstaad, More ...

Brown, John Appleton (1844-1902) Original Signed Pencil Sketch.

Brown, John Appleton (1844-1902) Original Signed Pencil Sketch.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
22
Sold for:
$277$225

Brown, John Appleton (1844-1902) Original Signed Pencil Sketch. Drawing of a country landscape within a sketched frame, with a section of William Cullen Bryant's poem, "The Ages" in Brown's hand More ...

Barton, William Paul Crillon (1786-1856) A Flora of North America. Illustrated by Coloured Figures, Drawn from Nature.

Barton, William Paul Crillon (1786-1856) A Flora of North America. Illustrated by Coloured Figures, Drawn from Nature.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
166
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

Barton, William Paul Crillon (1786-1856) A Flora of North America. Illustrated by Coloured Figures, Drawn from Nature. Philadelphia: M. Carey & Sons, 1821-1823. First edition, three large quarto More ...

Cowley, Abraham (1618-1667) Poems: viz. I. Miscellanies. II. The Mistress, or, Love Verses. III. Pindarique Odes. and IV. Davideis, or

Cowley, Abraham (1618-1667) Poems: viz. I. Miscellanies. II. The Mistress, or, Love Verses. III. Pindarique Odes. and IV. Davideis, or

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
223
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Cowley, Abraham (1618-1667) Poems: viz. I. Miscellanies. II. The Mistress, or, Love Verses. III. Pindarique Odes. and IV. Davideis, or, a Sacred Poem of the Troubles of David. London: Printed [by More ...

Two Framed Drawings:      Francis Luis Mora (American, 1874-1940), Toddler Feeding Herself

Two Framed Drawings: Francis Luis Mora (American, 1874-1940), Toddler Feeding Herself

Auction:
3039T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 09, 2017
Lot:
1268
Unsold
 

Two Framed Drawings: Francis Luis Mora (American, 1874-1940), Toddler Feeding Herself, signed "R. Luis Mora" l.c., pencil on paper; William Samuel Horton (American, 1865-1936), Saw Mill Gstaad, More ...

Various Artists (American, 20th Century)      Nine of Ten Prints from the Portfolio New Works by 10 Massachusetts Photographers

Various Artists (American, 20th Century) Nine of Ten Prints from the Portfolio New Works by 10 Massachusetts Photographers

Auction:
3039T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 09, 2017
Lot:
1292
Unsold
 

Various Artists (American, 20th Century) Nine of Ten Prints from the Portfolio New Works by 10 Massachusetts Photographers, published 1982. Eight gelatin silver prints and one chromogenic print More ...

Decorative Bindings, Sets, Twenty-four Volumes.

Decorative Bindings, Sets, Twenty-four Volumes.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1223
Sold for:
$338$275

Decorative Bindings, Sets, Twenty-four Volumes. A group of quarto and octavo format books, mostly from the 19th century, sets and individual volumes, including: The Works of Thomas Gray, London: More ...

Knorr, Georg Wolfgang (1705-1761) Les Delices des Yeux et de lEsprit, ou Collection Generale des Differentes Especes de Coquillages qu

Knorr, Georg Wolfgang (1705-1761) Les Delices des Yeux et de lEsprit, ou Collection Generale des Differentes Especes de Coquillages qu

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1299
Sold for:
$8,610$7,000

Knorr, Georg Wolfgang (1705-1761) Les Delices des Yeux et de l'Esprit, ou Collection Generale des Differentes Especes de Coquillages que la Mer Renferme. Nuremberg: Knorr, 1764-1773. Six quarto More ...

Whitman, Walt (1819-1892) Leaves of Grass,   Presentation Copy, Death-bed Edition.

Whitman, Walt (1819-1892) Leaves of Grass, Presentation Copy, Death-bed Edition.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1443
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

Whitman, Walt (1819-1892) Leaves of Grass, Presentation Copy, Death-bed Edition. Philadelphia: David McKay, 1891-2. Octavo, portrait inserted, bound in the original heavy gray paper wrappers, with More ...

British School, 18th Century      Portrait of a Gentleman, Possibly James Russell, Fourth Duke of Bedford (1710-1771)

British School, 18th Century Portrait of a Gentleman, Possibly James Russell, Fourth Duke of Bedford (1710-1771)

Auction:
3000B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 07, 2017
Lot:
285
Sold for:
$492$400

British School, 18th Century Portrait of a Gentleman, Possibly James Russell, Fourth Duke of Bedford (1710-1771) Unsigned, inscribed "A.L. Gray" in chalk on the stretcher, and with a label from More ...

Follower of William Aikman (Scottish, 1682-1731)      Young Gentleman, Half-length, in a Gray Coat and Blue Waistcoat

Follower of William Aikman (Scottish, 1682-1731) Young Gentleman, Half-length, in a Gray Coat and Blue Waistcoat

Auction:
3000B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 07, 2017
Lot:
350
Sold for:
$984$800

Follower of William Aikman (Scottish, 1682-1731) Young Gentleman, Half-length, in a Gray Coat and Blue Waistcoat Unsigned. Oil on canvas (oval stretcher), 24 1/2 x 20 in. (62.0 x 51.0 cm), in More ...

Ten Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Bronze Medals

Ten Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Bronze Medals

Auction:
2982T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2017
Lot:
1498
Sold for:
$74$60

Ten Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Bronze Medals, Medallic Art Co., New York, 20th century, Whistler, Stonewall Jackson, Booker T. Washington, James Buchanan Eads, William More ...

American School, 19th Century      The Battle of Bunker Hill

American School, 19th Century The Battle of Bunker Hill

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
1
Sold for:
$29,520$24,000

American School, 19th Century The Battle of Bunker Hill Unsigned. Watercolor and gouache on paper, 15 x 19 1/2 in., in a later molded wood frame. Condition: Minor toning. Note: This More ...

Sturtevant Hamblen (Maine/Massachusetts, act. 1837-1856)      Portrait of a Boy in a Red-painted Rocking Chair

Sturtevant Hamblen (Maine/Massachusetts, act. 1837-1856) Portrait of a Boy in a Red-painted Rocking Chair

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
92
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

Sturtevant Hamblen (Maine/Massachusetts, act. 1837-1856) Portrait of a Boy in a Red-painted Rocking Chair Unsigned. Oil on canvas, the boy in a black jacket and gray slacks, holding a book, 34 More ...

Thirty-six New Hampshire Coin Silver Spoons

Thirty-six New Hampshire Coin Silver Spoons

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
483
Sold for:
$246$200

Thirty-six New Hampshire Coin Silver Spoons, 19th century, makers include William B. Durgin, George Gray, E.E. & S.C. Bailey, Seth Eastman, A.G. Reed & Co. Charles L. Buswell, Joseph H. Clark, and More ...

Whitman, Walt (1819-1892) Leaves of Grass,   Presentation Copy, Death-bed Edition.

Whitman, Walt (1819-1892) Leaves of Grass, Presentation Copy, Death-bed Edition.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
405
Unsold
 

Whitman, Walt (1819-1892) Leaves of Grass, Presentation Copy, Death-bed Edition. Philadelphia: David McKay, 1891-2. Octavo, portrait inserted, bound in the original heavy gray paper wrappers, with More ...

Ten Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Bronze Medals

Ten Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Bronze Medals

Auction:
2925T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 08, 2016
Lot:
2770
Unsold
 

Ten Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Bronze Medals, Medallic Art Co., New York, 20th century, Whistler, Stonewall Jackson, Booker T. Washington, James Buchanan Eads, William More ...

James Brown (Massachusetts, act. 1806-1808), Pair of Portraits of General William Towner and His Wife Lurana Chadwick Towner, of Willia

James Brown (Massachusetts, act. 1806-1808), Pair of Portraits of General William Towner and His Wife Lurana Chadwick Towner, of Willia

Auction:
2922M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 14, 2016
Lot:
171
Sold for:
$18,450$15,000

James Brown (Massachusetts, act. 1806-1808) Pair of Portraits of General William Towner and His Wife Lurana Chadwick Towner, of Williamstown, Massachusetts General Towner signed and dated "J. More ...

Mocha-decorated Pearlware Quart Mug

Mocha-decorated Pearlware Quart Mug

Auction:
2922M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 14, 2016
Lot:
201
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Mocha-decorated Pearlware Quart Mug, England, c. 1820-30, with applied strap handle and molded base, the body decorated with alternating blue, black, and gray/green bands with cable and dot More ...

Hugo, Victor (1802-1885) The Novels, Dramas, and Selected Poems of Victor Hugo

Hugo, Victor (1802-1885) The Novels, Dramas, and Selected Poems of Victor Hugo

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1183
Sold for:
$7,995$6,500

Hugo, Victor (1802-1885) The Novels, Dramas, and Selected Poems of Victor Hugo, Edition Magnifique, One of Twelve Copies. Philadelphia: George Barrie & Sons, [1892]. Forty-one octavo volumes, More ...

Export Porcelain "Glorious Victory at Culloden" Mug

Export Porcelain "Glorious Victory at Culloden" Mug

Auction:
2880B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 27, 2016
Lot:
9
Sold for:
$3,567$2,900

Export Porcelain "Glorious Victory at Culloden" Mug, China, c. 1750, the mug with bulbous body and flared rim with large circular medallion depicting the Duke of Cumberland wearing a tricorn hat and More ...

African American History, Six Titles in Seven Volumes.

African American History, Six Titles in Seven Volumes.

Auction:
2865B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2015
Lot:
83
Sold for:
$369$300

African American History, Six Titles in Seven Volumes. William Hannibal Thomas's The American Negro, New York: Macmillan, 1901, octavo, publisher's brown cloth; I Garland Penn's The Afro-American More ...

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) and Reverend John Bachman (1790-1874)   The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America.

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) and Reverend John Bachman (1790-1874) The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America.

Auction:
2865B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2015
Lot:
93
Sold for:
$237,000$195,000

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) and Reverend John Bachman (1790-1874) The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. New York: by J.J Audubon and V.G. Audubon, 1845-1851. Three imperial folio atlas More ...

Browning, Robert (1812-1889) The Ring and the Book, Author's Presentation Copy.

Browning, Robert (1812-1889) The Ring and the Book, Author's Presentation Copy.

Auction:
2865B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2015
Lot:
112
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Browning, Robert (1812-1889) The Ring and the Book, Author's Presentation Copy. London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1872. Second edition, four octavo volumes, inscribed on the title page of volume one to More ...