Skinner

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Auction 2385

November 14, 2007 5:00PM

11-14-2007 11-15-2007

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Interesting Manuscript Letter from 1877 with Large Pencil Sketch of Horse

Interesting Manuscript Letter from 1877 with Large Pencil Sketch of Horse

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$118$100

Interesting Manuscript Letter from 1877 with Large Pencil Sketch of Horse, signed W. S. Stymus, sketch to the interior of the letter. More ...

(Waterfowl)

(Waterfowl)

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$176$150

(Waterfowl), five titles; Richard Bishop, Bishop's Wildfowl, 1948, and Bishop's Birds, 1936, and with a signed etching by Richard Bishop; Edward Queeny, Prairie Wings, 1947, signed by author; Sports More ...

Group of Miscellaneous Titles

Group of Miscellaneous Titles

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$176$150

Group of Miscellaneous Titles, three titles on Louis C. Tiffany, three titles on early printed books, including Gordon Duff's Early Printed Books, 1893; 1807 edition of The Life of Samuel Johnson, More ...

Two European Rubricated Antiphony Leaves

Two European Rubricated Antiphony Leaves

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$206$175

Two European Rubricated Antiphony Leaves, 17th century, on vellum, double sided, matted and framed, sight size 13 1/2 x 10 1/2, frame size 21 1/2 x 18 in. More ...

John Costin (American, 20th Century)

John Costin (American, 20th Century)

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$353$300

John Costin (American, 20th Century), Large Framed Hand-colored Etching of an Anhiga, numbered 114 of 250, signed, tipt to mat board, double matted, in giltwood frame, sight size 37 1/4 x 27 3/4, More ...

"Drawn, Engraved, & Published by William Birch & Son," (Philadelphia)      Arch Street Ferry, Philadelphia.

"Drawn, Engraved, & Published by William Birch & Son," (Philadelphia) Arch Street Ferry, Philadelphia.

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$235$200

"Drawn, Engraved, & Published by William Birch & Son," (Philadelphia) Arch Street Ferry, Philadelphia., "Sold by R. Campbell & Co. No. 50 Chestnut Street Philad'a 1800." Identified in More ...

(Godey's . . .)

(Godey's . . .)

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$294$250

(Godey's . . .), Godey, Louis A., Philadelphia, comprising various editions from the years 1840-41, 1850, 1858-65, 1876, bound together, as well as a few late 19th century examples in wraps, as More ...

(Heraldry), Two Titles

(Heraldry), Two Titles

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$176$150

(Heraldry), Two Titles, Vermont, America Heraldica, two copies, New York, 1886, gilt pictorial calf and half calf, together with pamphlet appendix of same title with three additional plates, folio; More ...

(Bookbinding and Manuscripts), Nine Titles

(Bookbinding and Manuscripts), Nine Titles

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$88$75

(Bookbinding and Manuscripts), Nine Titles, including: Facsimiles from Early Printed Books in the British Museum, London: 1897, wraps; The Klingour Collection of Russian Literature, 1750-1920, More ...

J.B. Batchelder, publisher (Massachusetts, 19th Century)      Lewiston, Maine.

J.B. Batchelder, publisher (Massachusetts, 19th Century) Lewiston, Maine.

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$294$250

J.B. Batchelder, publisher (Massachusetts, 19th Century) Lewiston, Maine., as viewed from the residence of Isaac Haskell (Prospect Hill), dated 1856 and dedicated to the citizens of Lewiston by More ...

J.B. Batchelder, publisher (Massachusetts, 19th Century)      Great Falls, Somersworth, N.H.

J.B. Batchelder, publisher (Massachusetts, 19th Century) Great Falls, Somersworth, N.H.

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$323$275

J.B. Batchelder, publisher (Massachusetts, 19th Century) Great Falls, Somersworth, N.H., dated 1856 and dedicated to the citizens of Great Falls by J. B. Batchelder, publisher, printed by More ...

Three Unframed Hand-colored Lithographs and a Currier & Ives Chromolithograph Horse and Trotter Racing Prints

Three Unframed Hand-colored Lithographs and a Currier & Ives Chromolithograph Horse and Trotter Racing Prints

Lot:
11A
Sold for:
$1,116$950

Three Unframed Hand-colored Lithographs and a Currier & Ives Chromolithograph Horse and Trotter Racing Prints G. Kelly, Gen. Butler, Silus Rich, & Bashaw Jr.; T. Kelly, The Race Jerome Park N.Y.; More ...

(Anti-Slavery)

(Anti-Slavery)

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$2,115$1,800

(Anti-Slavery), Collection of Bound Pamphlets and Periodicals, including The Non-Slaveholder, Philadelphia: Samuel Rhoads, 1847-50, Volumes II, IV and V, 8vo; and seven bound collections of More ...

(Massachusetts, Revolutionary War)

(Massachusetts, Revolutionary War)

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$118$100

(Massachusetts, Revolutionary War), Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors of the Revolutionary War, Boston: Wright & Potter, 1902-08, approx. 17 volumes, cloth, 8vo, (library markings). More ...

(Jesuit Relations)

(Jesuit Relations)

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$1,528$1,300

(Jesuit Relations), The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents: Travels and Explorations of the Jesuit Missionaries in New France . . ., Cleveland: The Burrows Brothers Company, 1896-1901, More ...

Set of Fifteen Unframed Hand-colored Lithographs Depicting Travel West Across the   United States

Set of Fifteen Unframed Hand-colored Lithographs Depicting Travel West Across the United States

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$188$160

Set of Fifteen Unframed Hand-colored Lithographs Depicting Travel West Across the United States, approx. ht. 5 3/4, wd. 8 3/4 in. More ...

(Commonwealth of Massachusetts)

(Commonwealth of Massachusetts)

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$823$700

(Commonwealth of Massachusetts), Eleven volumes of collected pamphlets on moral, religious and political subjects, various publishers, c. 1798-1820, uniformly bound in calf, 8vo, (wear). More ...

(Asian Decorative Arts, Periodicals)

(Asian Decorative Arts, Periodicals)

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$441$375

(Asian Decorative Arts, Periodicals), "The Kokka", Tokyo: The Kokka Publishing Company, approximately ten volumes c. 1909-17. More ...

(Japanese Art)

(Japanese Art)

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$705$600

(Japanese Art), Approximately Thirty-four Hokusai Mangwa Woodblock Pamphlets. More ...

Two American Lithographs and a British Engraving

Two American Lithographs and a British Engraving

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$529$450

Two American Lithographs and a British Engraving, lithographs: 1873 The Schooner Edward A. Norton and The Mammoth Trees of California; 1807 engraving A Schooner with a View of New York, unframed. More ...

Five Mid-19th Century Hunting and Traveling Prints

Five Mid-19th Century Hunting and Traveling Prints

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$294$250

Five Mid-19th Century Hunting and Traveling Prints, A View on the Highgate Road, Highgate Tunnel, three Tom Moody series, London publishers, unframed. More ...

(Florentine Fine Art)

(Florentine Fine Art)

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$59$50

(Florentine Fine Art), Berenson, Bernard (1865-1959), The Drawings of the Florentine Painters, New York: 1903, in two volumes, numbered 337 of 355 copies, half morocco, folio, (wear, leaning, More ...

(Decorative Bindings)

(Decorative Bindings)

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$1,175$1,000

(Decorative Bindings), Voltaire, Francois Marie Arouet de (1694-1778), Oeuvres Completes, c. 1785, approximately seventy-one volumes, three quarter green morocco, 8vo, (wear, some covers detached, More ...

(Japanese Art), Approximately Twenty-six Japanese Woodblock Art Pamphlets.

(Japanese Art), Approximately Twenty-six Japanese Woodblock Art Pamphlets.

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$558$475

(Japanese Art), Approximately Twenty-six Japanese Woodblock Art Pamphlets. More ...

Two Large Folio Currier & Ives Chromolithographs

Two Large Folio Currier & Ives Chromolithographs

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$881$750

Two Large Folio Currier & Ives Chromolithographs, titles include Ready for the Trot. Bring Up Your Horses! and The Leaders: Jay Eye See, 2:10. Maud S., 2:08 3/4. St. Julien, 2:11 1/4.; unframed. More ...

Centennial Atlas of Bucks County, Pennsylvania

Centennial Atlas of Bucks County, Pennsylvania

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$1,528$1,300

Centennial Atlas of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 1876, (title page missing). More ...

White & Piplar Hand-colored Lithograph The End of the Brush

White & Piplar Hand-colored Lithograph The End of the Brush

Lot:
26A
Sold for:
$235$200

White & Piplar Hand-colored Lithograph The End of the Brush, unframed, 22 x 29 1/2 in. More ...

Framed Canal View Print

Framed Canal View Print

Lot:
26B
Sold for:
$35$30

Framed Canal View Print, signed "Lalanne." More ...

Framed N. Currier Hand-colored Lithograph Washington

Framed N. Currier Hand-colored Lithograph Washington

Lot:
26C
Sold for:
$59$50

Framed N. Currier Hand-colored Lithograph Washington, with an additional silver-painted gesso frame, respective sheet approx. 16 x 12 1/2, frame interior 16 1/4 x 20 1/4 in. More ...

Framed H.L. Henry Illustration Depicting Passengers on a Canal Boat and a Hand-colored Print Depicting a 19th C...

Framed H.L. Henry Illustration Depicting Passengers on a Canal Boat and a Hand-colored Print Depicting a 19th C...

Lot:
26D
Sold for:
$264$225

Framed H.L. Henry Illustration Depicting Passengers on a Canal Boat and a Hand-colored Print Depicting a 19th Century Transportation Crossroads, respective image size within mat 12 3/4 x 33 3/4 and More ...