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Thomas Harris Robinson (American, 1835-1888)      At Watering Trough

Thomas Harris Robinson (American, 1835-1888) At Watering Trough

Auction:
3248B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 10, 2019
Lot:
258
Sold for:
$308$250

Thomas Harris Robinson (American, 1835-1888) At Watering Trough Signed "T. Robinson" l.r., titled on an exhibition label from the Essex Institute, Salem, Massachusetts, affixed to the More ...

Aviator Ship-recognition Models in Wooden Case

Aviator Ship-recognition Models in Wooden Case

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1134
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Aviator Ship-recognition Models in Wooden Case, c. 1940s, wooden case with glass front, each type of ship is described on the bottom and marked "Made by So. Salem Studios. So. Salem, N.Y." More ...

Thomas Harris Robinson (American, 1835-1888)      At Watering Trough

Thomas Harris Robinson (American, 1835-1888) At Watering Trough

Auction:
3203B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 25, 2019
Lot:
272
Unsold
 

Thomas Harris Robinson (American, 1835-1888) At Watering Trough Signed "T. Robinson" l.r., titled on an exhibition label from the Essex Institute, Salem, Massachusetts, affixed to the More ...

Lawson, Deodat (fl. circa 1690) Christs Fidelity the Only Shield against Satans Malice Asserted in a Sermon Delivered at Salem-Villag

Lawson, Deodat (fl. circa 1690) Christs Fidelity the Only Shield against Satans Malice Asserted in a Sermon Delivered at Salem-Villag

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
181
Sold for:
$33,210$27,000

Lawson, Deodat (fl. circa 1690) Christ's Fidelity the Only Shield against Satan's Malice Asserted in a Sermon Delivered at Salem-Village. Boston: Printed by B. Harris, & Sold by Nicholas Buttolph, More ...

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Depicting a Customs House and Sailor

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Depicting a Customs House and Sailor

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2018
Lot:
860
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Depicting a Customs House and Sailor, 19th century, one side depicting the Salem, Massachusetts, Customs House, the other with an image of a sailor holding a bottle and glass More ...

Framed Jonathan B. Batchelder Camp Banks, August 25th, 26th, & 27th, 1868, Encampment of the 2D Div. of M.V.M. on Winter Island, Salem

Framed Jonathan B. Batchelder Camp Banks, August 25th, 26th, & 27th, 1868, Encampment of the 2D Div. of M.V.M. on Winter Island, Salem

Auction:
3120T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 06, 2018
Lot:
1550
Sold for:
$209$170

Framed Jonathan B. Batchelder Camp Banks, August 25th, 26th, & 27th, 1868, Encampment of the 2D Div. of M.V.M. on Winter Island, Salem Harbor, Endicott & Company, New York, c. 1858, hand-colored More ...

Webster, John (1610-1682) The Displaying of Supposed Witchcraft. Wherein is Affirmed that there are Many Sorts of Deceivers and Imposto

Webster, John (1610-1682) The Displaying of Supposed Witchcraft. Wherein is Affirmed that there are Many Sorts of Deceivers and Imposto

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
186
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Webster, John (1610-1682) The Displaying of Supposed Witchcraft. Wherein is Affirmed that there are Many Sorts of Deceivers and Impostors. London: Printed by J.M. and are to be sold by the More ...

Damhouder, Josse de (1507-1581) Praxis Rerum Criminalium.

Damhouder, Josse de (1507-1581) Praxis Rerum Criminalium.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1142
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Damhouder, Josse de (1507-1581) Praxis Rerum Criminalium. Antwerp: Bellerum, 1570. Quarto in eights, illustrated with large text woodcuts, contemporary limp vellum (damage to bottom corner front, More ...

Ship's Log for the Brigs Effort   and Mercator

Ship's Log for the Brigs Effort and Mercator

Auction:
3075B
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2018
Lot:
36
Sold for:
$584$475

Ship's Log for the Brigs Effort and Mercator, 1826-27, sold by "E. and G.W. Blunt in New-York," handwritten accounts of voyages from New York, Baltimore, and Salem, among others to Liverpool, St. More ...

Six Wrought and Cast Iron Hearth Items

Six Wrought and Cast Iron Hearth Items

Auction:
3041M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 16, 2017
Lot:
269
Sold for:
$431$350

Six Wrought and Cast Iron Hearth Items, including a rotating broiler, a posnet, and a cauldron. More ...

Cousins, Frank (1851-1925) Six Volumes.

Cousins, Frank (1851-1925) Six Volumes.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
222
Sold for:
$677$550

Cousins, Frank (1851-1925) Six Volumes. Including two landscape folio format books containing 325 original photographs of Salem and North Shore subjects, all mounted on linen, in half leather, More ...

Scott, Sir Walter (1771-1832) Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft.

Scott, Sir Walter (1771-1832) Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
457
Sold for:
$246$200

Scott, Sir Walter (1771-1832) Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft. New York: J. & J. Harper, 1830. First American edition, octavo, original paper publisher's boards, edges untrimmed, some spotting More ...

Printed Salem Marine Society Membership Certificate

Printed Salem Marine Society Membership Certificate

Auction:
3022M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2017
Lot:
404
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

Printed Salem Marine Society Membership Certificate, late 18th century, printed text within scroll cartouche flanked by four naval scenes and below a large port scene, presented to Benjamin Dunn or More ...

Pair of Kongo-style Nkisi Nkondi Dog Figures

Pair of Kongo-style Nkisi Nkondi Dog Figures

Auction:
3016T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 15, 2017
Lot:
2020
Sold for:
$461$375

Pair of Kongo-style Nkisi Nkondi Dog Figures, ht. to 28 in. From the Collection of Gordon Lankton More ...

Solongo-style Nkisi Nkondi Power Figure

Solongo-style Nkisi Nkondi Power Figure

Auction:
3016T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 15, 2017
Lot:
2108
Sold for:
$135$110

Solongo-style Nkisi Nkondi Power Figure, ht. 38 in. From the Collection of Gordon Lankton More ...

Scott, Sir Walter (1771-1832) Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft.

Scott, Sir Walter (1771-1832) Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1386
Unsold
 

Scott, Sir Walter (1771-1832) Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft. New York: J. & J. Harper, 1830. First American edition, octavo, original paper publisher's boards, edges untrimmed, some spotting More ...

Pair of Carved Mahogany Side Chairs

Pair of Carved Mahogany Side Chairs

Auction:
2985B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2017
Lot:
338
Sold for:
$861$700

Pair of Carved Mahogany Side Chairs, possibly Abraham Kimball, Salem, Massachusetts, c. 1815-20, Grecian form with rectangular tablets above scrolled and foliate splats, refinished, ht. 33, seat ht. More ...

Carved Cutting Board

Carved Cutting Board

Auction:
2897M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - May 21, 2016
Lot:
245
Sold for:
$550$550

Carved Cutting Board, America, 19th century, with carved hex signs, ht. 5, wd. 13 1/2 in. 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 ...

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 ...

Bishop, George (d. 1668) New-England Judged, by the Spirit of the Lord.

Bishop, George (d. 1668) New-England Judged, by the Spirit of the Lord.

Auction:
2819T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 27, 2015
Lot:
95
Sold for:
$554$450

Bishop, George (d. 1668) New-England Judged, by the Spirit of the Lord. London: Printed and Sold by T. Sowle, 1703. Originally published in 1661, this is the first combined edition of both parts More ...

Webster, John (1610-1682) The Displaying of Witchcraft. Wherein is affirmed that there are many sorts of   Deceivers and Impostors

Webster, John (1610-1682) The Displaying of Witchcraft. Wherein is affirmed that there are many sorts of Deceivers and Impostors

Auction:
2764B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2014
Lot:
411
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Webster, John (1610-1682) The Displaying of Witchcraft. Wherein is affirmed that there are many sorts of Deceivers and Impostors. London: printed by J.M. and are to be sold by the Booksellers in More ...

Mackay, Charles (1812-1889)   Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions

Mackay, Charles (1812-1889) Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions

Auction:
2658B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jun 01, 2013
Lot:
239
Sold for:
$7,200$6,000

Mackay, Charles (1812-1889) Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions. London: Richard Bentley, 1841. First edition, three octavo volumes, extra illustrated with 294 added plates, bound in uniform More ...

American School, Late 18th Century      Portrait of a Ship Captain, with Distant Ship Flying an American Flag.

American School, Late 18th Century Portrait of a Ship Captain, with Distant Ship Flying an American Flag.

Auction:
2640B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2013
Lot:
231
Sold for:
$12,000$10,000

American School, Late 18th Century Portrait of a Ship Captain, with Distant Ship Flying an American Flag. The subject is a ship captain, reportedly with the last name of Derby, and is therefore 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 ...

Agrippa von Nettesheim, Henricus Cornelius (1486?-1535)   The Vanity of Arts and Sciences

Agrippa von Nettesheim, Henricus Cornelius (1486?-1535) The Vanity of Arts and Sciences

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
200
Sold for:
$431$350

Agrippa von Nettesheim, Henricus Cornelius (1486?-1535) The Vanity of Arts and Sciences. London: Printed by R.E. for R.B., to be sold by c. Blount, 1684. Octavo, second English edition, with More ...

Boulton, Richard (b. 1676)

Boulton, Richard (b. 1676)

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
243
Sold for:
$923$750

Boulton, Richard (b. 1676) A Compleat History of Magick, Sorcery, and Witchcraft. London: for E. Curll, J. Pemberton, and W. Taylor, 1715-1716. 12mo, first edition, in two volumes, with the More ...

Casaubon Meric (1599-1671)   A Treatise Proving Spirits, Witches, and Supernatural Operations, by Pregnant Instances and Evidences

Casaubon Meric (1599-1671) A Treatise Proving Spirits, Witches, and Supernatural Operations, by Pregnant Instances and Evidences

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
255
Sold for:
$677$550

Casaubon Meric (1599-1671) A Treatise Proving Spirits, Witches, and Supernatural Operations, by Pregnant Instances and Evidences. London: for Brabazon Aylmer, 1672. Octavo, second edition, first More ...

Drage, William (1637?-1669)   Daimonomageia. A Small Treatise of Sicknesses and Diseases from Witchcraft and Supernatural Causes

Drage, William (1637?-1669) Daimonomageia. A Small Treatise of Sicknesses and Diseases from Witchcraft and Supernatural Causes

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
292
Sold for:
$1,200$1,000

Drage, William (1637?-1669) Daimonomageia. A Small Treatise of Sicknesses and Diseases from Witchcraft and Supernatural Causes. London: by J. Dover, 1665. Quarto, first edition, variant without the More ...