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Auction 3040B

November 12, 2017 11:00AM

11-12-2017 11-12-2017

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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New Hampshire State Agricultural Society; State Fair Award for Needlework, Manchester, New Hampshire, October 1851.

New Hampshire State Agricultural Society; State Fair Award for Needlework, Manchester, New Hampshire, October 1851.

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576
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New Hampshire State Agricultural Society; State Fair Award for Needlework, Manchester, New Hampshire, October 1851. Large folio engraving on heavy wove paper, illustrated at the top, engraved text More ...

Nicholson, William (1872-1949) Harper's Weekly   Poster, Announcing an Exclusive Publishing Contract with Mark Twain, 1900.

Nicholson, William (1872-1949) Harper's Weekly Poster, Announcing an Exclusive Publishing Contract with Mark Twain, 1900.

Lot:
577
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Nicholson, William (1872-1949) Harper's Weekly Poster, Announcing an Exclusive Publishing Contract with Mark Twain, 1900. [New York: Harper's, 1900]. Lithograph with a portrait of Twain by More ...

Nutting, Benjamin Franklin (c. 1803-1887) The Pioneer Drawing Cards.

Nutting, Benjamin Franklin (c. 1803-1887) The Pioneer Drawing Cards.

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578
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Nutting, Benjamin Franklin (c. 1803-1887) The Pioneer Drawing Cards. Boston: Wiggins & Bradley, [c. 1856]. Twenty-four numbered loose cards, consisting of a title page, four introductory leaves More ...

Ogden, Henry Alexander (1856-1936) Scribner's for January   [1898] The Story of The Revolution by Henry Cabot Lodge.

Ogden, Henry Alexander (1856-1936) Scribner's for January [1898] The Story of The Revolution by Henry Cabot Lodge.

Lot:
579
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Ogden, Henry Alexander (1856-1936) Scribner's for January [1898] The Story of The Revolution by Henry Cabot Lodge. [New York: Scribner's, 1898]. Lithographic poster with a full-length portrait of an More ...

Old Master Prints, Album of 16th Century Engravings.

Old Master Prints, Album of 16th Century Engravings.

Lot:
580
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Old Master Prints, Album of 16th Century Engravings. Folio, compiled in 1812 in Lichfield, England by Henry White, containing approximately 106 engravings by members of the Sadeler family of Flemish More ...

Ornithological Subjects, Eight Bird Prints.

Ornithological Subjects, Eight Bird Prints.

Lot:
581
Sold for:
$246$200

Ornithological Subjects, Eight Bird Prints. Including: three hand-colored lithographs from the Audubon octavo Birds of America: Bachman's Oyster-catcher; Townsend's Oyster-catcher, and the Black More ...

Ottley, William Young (1771-1836) A Collection of Fac-Similes of Scarce and Curious Prints, by the Early Masters of the Italian, German

Ottley, William Young (1771-1836) A Collection of Fac-Similes of Scarce and Curious Prints, by the Early Masters of the Italian, German

Lot:
582
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Ottley, William Young (1771-1836) A Collection of Fac-Similes of Scarce and Curious Prints, by the Early Masters of the Italian, German, and Flemish Schools. London: for the Proprietor, sold by More ...

Penfield, Edward (1866-1925) Harper's January   [1896] Poster.

Penfield, Edward (1866-1925) Harper's January [1896] Poster.

Lot:
583
Sold for:
$246$200

Penfield, Edward (1866-1925) Harper's January [1896] Poster. [New York: Harper's, 1896]. Poster advertising Harper's magazine, featuring a graphic of George Washington by Penfield promoting In More ...

Penfield, Edward (1866-1925) Harper's September   [1895] Poster.

Penfield, Edward (1866-1925) Harper's September [1895] Poster.

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584
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Penfield, Edward (1866-1925) Harper's September [1895] Poster. [New York: Harper's, 1895]. Poster advertising Harper's magazine, featuring a graphic by Penfield printed in blue, orange and yellow on More ...

Penfield, Edward (1866-1925) Joan of Arc by the Most Popular Magazine Writer Begins in April   [1895] Harper's  , Poster.

Penfield, Edward (1866-1925) Joan of Arc by the Most Popular Magazine Writer Begins in April [1895] Harper's , Poster.

Lot:
585
Sold for:
$215$175

Penfield, Edward (1866-1925) Joan of Arc by the Most Popular Magazine Writer Begins in April [1895] Harper's, Poster. [New York: Harper's, 1895]. Lithographic poster advertising Mark Twain's More ...

Penfield, Edward (1866-1925) Stirring Times in Austria Described by Mark Twain in Harper's March,   [1898] Poster.

Penfield, Edward (1866-1925) Stirring Times in Austria Described by Mark Twain in Harper's March, [1898] Poster.

Lot:
586
Sold for:
$369$300

Penfield, Edward (1866-1925) Stirring Times in Austria Described by Mark Twain in Harper's March, [1898] Poster. [New York: Harper's, 1898]. Lithographic poster advertising the magazine illustrated More ...

Persian Miniature Depicting a Game of Chovgan.

Persian Miniature Depicting a Game of Chovgan.

Lot:
587
Sold for:
$74$60

Persian Miniature Depicting a Game of Chovgan. Manuscript leaf on paper with text on verso and a gouache painting of a group of four men riding horses and playing Chovgan (source game for modern More ...

Piranesi, Giovanni Battista (1720-1778) Veduta di Piazza Navona sopra le rovine del Circo Agonale,   [from] Vedute di Roma.

Piranesi, Giovanni Battista (1720-1778) Veduta di Piazza Navona sopra le rovine del Circo Agonale, [from] Vedute di Roma.

Lot:
588
Sold for:
$308$250

Piranesi, Giovanni Battista (1720-1778) Veduta di Piazza Navona sopra le rovine del Circo Agonale, [from] Vedute di Roma. Folio etching, later restrike, with numbers, matted and framed, 28 3/4 x 19 More ...

Prints, a Collection of Ten.

Prints, a Collection of Ten.

Lot:
589
Sold for:
$246$200

Prints, a Collection of Ten. Including: two Christmas cards from the Merrymount Press with colored wood engravings by Rudolph Ruzicka (1883-1978) depicting the Adams Mansion, and John Quincy Adams More ...

Puck New York Magazine

Puck New York Magazine

Lot:
590
Sold for:
$984$800

Puck New York Magazine, Thirty-five Original Illustrations, Late 19th to Early 20th Century. Pen-and-ink drawings on board, marked up photo-ready for printing, including cartoons, vignettes, and More ...

Reed, Ethel (1874-before 1926) Poster Advertising the Sale of Albert Morris Bagby's New Novel, Miss Traumerei.

Reed, Ethel (1874-before 1926) Poster Advertising the Sale of Albert Morris Bagby's New Novel, Miss Traumerei.

Lot:
591
Sold for:
$246$200

Reed, Ethel (1874-before 1926) Poster Advertising the Sale of Albert Morris Bagby's New Novel, Miss Traumerei. Boston: Lamson, Wolffe, & Co., 1895. Bold lithographic illustration depicting a young More ...

Rivera, Diego (1868-1956) Two Large-format Lithographic Versions of Illustrations from Sidney Chases Mexico: A Study of Two Americas,

Rivera, Diego (1868-1956) Two Large-format Lithographic Versions of Illustrations from Sidney Chases Mexico: A Study of Two Americas,

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592
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Rivera, Diego (1868-1956) Two Large-format Lithographic Versions of Illustrations from Sidney Chase's Mexico: A Study of Two Americas, c. 1931. Two prints on laid paper in bold black depicting a More ...

Rogers, A.P. (fl. circa 1890) The Bachelor of Arts, May   [1896] Poster.

Rogers, A.P. (fl. circa 1890) The Bachelor of Arts, May [1896] Poster.

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593
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Rogers, A.P. (fl. circa 1890) The Bachelor of Arts, May [1896] Poster. Black and yellow poster featuring an illustration of a woman in a fashionable full-length black skirt, yellow blouse, and black More ...

Rood, Ogden Nicholas (1831-1902) Original Sketchbook, 1860s.

Rood, Ogden Nicholas (1831-1902) Original Sketchbook, 1860s.

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594
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Rood, Ogden Nicholas (1831-1902) Original Sketchbook, 1860s. Dissected sketchbook consisting of approximately 160 gouache, watercolor, pencil, and pen-and-ink sketches, taken apart and placed into More ...

Satirical Prints, Two British Examples.

Satirical Prints, Two British Examples.

Lot:
595
Sold for:
$185$150

Satirical Prints, Two British Examples. Including: Charles Williams's Makeing a Compass at Sea, or the Use of a Scotch Louse, London: Thomas Tegg, [c. 1812], likely from Caricature Magazine, More ...

Theatre Playbills, Approximately Thirty, Late-18th to Mid-19th Century.

Theatre Playbills, Approximately Thirty, Late-18th to Mid-19th Century.

Lot:
596
Sold for:
$185$150

Theatre Playbills, Approximately Thirty, Late-18th to Mid-19th Century. A group of theatre advertisements for plays, many Shakespeare, and most featuring Kean and Kemble, among others, sizes and More ...

Thornton, Robert John (1768-1837) American Bog-Plants.

Thornton, Robert John (1768-1837) American Bog-Plants.

Lot:
597
Sold for:
$308$250

Thornton, Robert John (1768-1837) American Bog-Plants. London: Thornton [1812]. Folio hand-colored aquatint by Sutherland after Reinagle, depicting Skunk Cabbage, Pitcher Plant, and the Venus Fly More ...

Thornton, Robert John (1768-1837) The Maggot-bearing Stapelia.

Thornton, Robert John (1768-1837) The Maggot-bearing Stapelia.

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598
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Thornton, Robert John (1768-1837) The Maggot-bearing Stapelia. London: Thornton, 1801. Folio hand-colored aquatint by Stadler after Henderson, matted and framed, 20 1/2 x 15 3/4 in. More ...

Watkins, Carleton (1829-1916) Mammoth Albumen Photograph, Bridal Veil Fall, Yosemite  , 1861.

Watkins, Carleton (1829-1916) Mammoth Albumen Photograph, Bridal Veil Fall, Yosemite , 1861.

Lot:
599
Sold for:
$431$350

Watkins, Carleton (1829-1916) Mammoth Albumen Photograph, Bridal Veil Fall, Yosemite, 1861. Photo paper mounted on mat board, faded, edges of the board chipped, 27 1/2 x 21 1/2 in. overall, the More ...

Watkins, Carleton (1829-1916) Mammoth Albumen Photograph, Mirror Lake, Yosemite  , 1865-1866.

Watkins, Carleton (1829-1916) Mammoth Albumen Photograph, Mirror Lake, Yosemite , 1865-1866.

Lot:
600
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Watkins, Carleton (1829-1916) Mammoth Albumen Photograph, Mirror Lake, Yosemite, 1865-1866. Photo paper mounted on mat board, the photo 21 1/4 x 16 3/4 in. More ...

Wengenroth, Stow (1906-1978) The Matriarch  , 1974.

Wengenroth, Stow (1906-1978) The Matriarch , 1974.

Lot:
601
Sold for:
$492$400

Wengenroth, Stow (1906-1978) The Matriarch, 1974. Lithograph on wove paper, one of an edition of 100 signed by Wengenroth, 15 x 17 1/2 in. More ...

Woodcuts, Engravings, Illustrations Cut from Books, Approximately Forty Pieces, 15th-19th century.

Woodcuts, Engravings, Illustrations Cut from Books, Approximately Forty Pieces, 15th-19th century.

Lot:
602
Sold for:
$431$350

Woodcuts, Engravings, Illustrations Cut from Books, Approximately Forty Pieces, 15th-19th century. Including a leaf from the Nuremberg Chronicle; Sebastian Brandt-style woodcut of an apothecary's More ...

Africa. Nicolas Blankaart (1624-1703) Africae Antiquae.

Africa. Nicolas Blankaart (1624-1703) Africae Antiquae.

Lot:
603
Sold for:
$123$100

Africa. Nicolas Blankaart (1624-1703) Africae Antiquae. Leiden: Jansson, 1652. Large folio double-page copper-plate engraving on laid paper, hand outlining, framed, 22 1/2 x 19 in. More ...

Alexander the Great's Expedition to Macedonia. Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598) Alexandri Magni Macedonis Expeditio.

Alexander the Great's Expedition to Macedonia. Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598) Alexandri Magni Macedonis Expeditio.

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604
Sold for:
$123$100

Alexander the Great's Expedition to Macedonia. Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598) Alexandri Magni Macedonis Expeditio. Antwerp: Ortelius, c. 1608. Double page folio copper-plate engraved map printed on More ...

Arabian Peninsula. Girolamo Ruscelli (1604-1566) Arabia Felice Nuova Tavola.

Arabian Peninsula. Girolamo Ruscelli (1604-1566) Arabia Felice Nuova Tavola.

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605
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Arabian Peninsula. Girolamo Ruscelli (1604-1566) Arabia Felice Nuova Tavola. Venice: [1561-1598]. Small folio format map on laid paper, hand-colored, copper-plate, no page numbers printed on the map More ...