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School of George de Forest Brush (American, 1855-1941)    The Picture Writer

School of George de Forest Brush (American, 1855-1941) The Picture Writer

Auction:
2906T
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 31, 2016
Lot:
1143
Sold for:
$861$700

School of George de Forest Brush (American, 1855-1941) The Picture Writer. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 15 x 21 in., framed. Condition: Retouch, stretcher bar marks, surface grime. More ...

Travel Journal, 1865.

Travel Journal, 1865.

Auction:
2865B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2015
Lot:
75
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Travel Journal, 1865. Quarto journal, written by hand in English on ruled paper, ownership inscription of William H. Allen, 69 Grove Street, New Haven, Connecticut on ffep; recounting a journey More ...

Hyginus, Gaius Julius (c. 64 BC-AD 17) Fabularum Liber.

Hyginus, Gaius Julius (c. 64 BC-AD 17) Fabularum Liber.

Auction:
2865B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2015
Lot:
206
Unsold
 

Hyginus, Gaius Julius (c. 64 BC-AD 17) Fabularum Liber. Basel: Hervagiana, 1570. Folio, third edition, edited by Jacob Micyllus (1503-1558), with works by other writers: Palaephatus, Fulgentius, More ...

Modern Firsts by Female Writers, Thirteen Novels in Twenty Volumes

Modern Firsts by Female Writers, Thirteen Novels in Twenty Volumes

Auction:
2842M
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 17, 2015
Lot:
476
Sold for:
$25$20

Modern Firsts by Female Writers, Thirteen Novels in Twenty Volumes, twelve volumes by Margaret Atwood: two True Stories, six Dancing Girls, two Bodily Harm, a Lady Oracle, and The Handmaid's Tale; More ...

Timlin, William Mitcheson (1893-1943) The Argus

Timlin, William Mitcheson (1893-1943) The Argus

Auction:
2841B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 11, 2015
Lot:
433
Unsold
 

Timlin, William Mitcheson (1893-1943) The Argus. Watercolor and gouache on paperboard, framed, affixed to window mat with brown paper tape around the perimeter of the reverse, 13 7/8 x 10 1/16 in. More ...

Margaret W. Lesley Bush-Brown (American, 1857-1944)      The Blue Jar

Margaret W. Lesley Bush-Brown (American, 1857-1944) The Blue Jar

Auction:
2841B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 11, 2015
Lot:
441
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Margaret W. Lesley Bush-Brown (American, 1857-1944) The Blue Jar Signed "M.L. Bush-Brown" l.l., titled and inscribed "Arts Club Exhibition/ "The Blue Jar"/by M. Leslie Bush-Brown/1729 G More ...

Judy Dater (American, b. 1941)      Twinka

Judy Dater (American, b. 1941) Twinka

Auction:
2839T
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 02, 2015
Lot:
1093
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Judy Dater (American, b. 1941) Twinka, 1970. Signed "Judy Dater" in pencil below the image l.r., titled and dated in pencil on the reverse of the mount l.r., with artist's copyright stamp in More ...

Faulkner, William (1897-1962) Typed Letter Signed, 23 April 1957.

Faulkner, William (1897-1962) Typed Letter Signed, 23 April 1957.

Auction:
2819T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 27, 2015
Lot:
24
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Faulkner, William (1897-1962) Typed Letter Signed, 23 April 1957. Single page typed on one side with hand-addressed holograph envelope. To Alexander Rives, arranging for the purchase of a house in More ...

Large Kongo Carved Wood Nail Power Figure

Large Kongo Carved Wood Nail Power Figure

Auction:
2791B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Mar 14, 2015
Lot:
65
Sold for:
$255,000$210,000

Large Kongo Carved Wood Nail Power Figure, c. second half 19th century, standing on a square base with one arm raised to hold a spear, the other with hand to the side, a magical bundle with glass More ...

Silk Embroidered Ojibwa Minister George Copway Pincushion

Silk Embroidered Ojibwa Minister George Copway Pincushion

Auction:
2785T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 24, 2015
Lot:
1002
Sold for:
$738$600

Silk Embroidered Ojibwa Minister George Copway Pincushion, probably London, England, c. 1850, the rectangular linen cushion with an embroidered diamond border and cross-stitched inscription "The Rev More ...

Kerouac, Jack (1922-1969) Typed Letter, with Manuscript Additions, 1-5 June 1940.

Kerouac, Jack (1922-1969) Typed Letter, with Manuscript Additions, 1-5 June 1940.

Auction:
2764B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2014
Lot:
47
Sold for:
$13,530$11,000

Kerouac, Jack (1922-1969) Typed Letter, with Manuscript Additions, 1-5 June 1940. Five leaves (ten pages), typed, 1 1/2 space, comprising one letter on two sheets (four pages); and an experimental More ...

Kerouac, Jack (1922-1969) Typed Letters, Fragments, [February 1941]

Kerouac, Jack (1922-1969) Typed Letters, Fragments, [February 1941]

Auction:
2764B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2014
Lot:
50
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Kerouac, Jack (1922-1969) Typed Letters, Fragments, [February 1941] Two separate letters, each a single page with substantial damage due to a leaking can of paint, with loss to the paper and text, More ...

Blount, Sir Thomas Pope (1649-1697) Censura Celebriorum Authorum

Blount, Sir Thomas Pope (1649-1697) Censura Celebriorum Authorum

Auction:
2764B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2014
Lot:
147
Sold for:
$154$125

Blount, Sir Thomas Pope (1649-1697) Censura Celebriorum Authorum. London: Chiswell, 1690. First edition, folio, half-title present, title printed in red and black, bound in full contemporary More ...

Philenia [aka: Sarah Wentworth Morton] (1759-1846) Ouabi: or the Virtues of Nature. An Indian Tale in Four Cantos.

Philenia [aka: Sarah Wentworth Morton] (1759-1846) Ouabi: or the Virtues of Nature. An Indian Tale in Four Cantos.

Auction:
2764B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2014
Lot:
331
Sold for:
$185$150

Philenia [aka: Sarah Wentworth Morton] (1759-1846) Ouabi: or the Virtues of Nature. An Indian Tale in Four Cantos. Boston: by I. Thomas and E.T. Andrews, 1790. First edition, of the author's first More ...

Shaker Red-Painted Pine Writing Box

Shaker Red-Painted Pine Writing Box

Auction:
2731M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 15, 2014
Lot:
4
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

Shaker Red-Painted Pine Writing Box, New Lebanon, New York, c. 1830, rectangular box with hinged lid with breadboard ends on dovetail-constructed case, the sides with red wash surface, the interior More ...

Blount, Sir Thomas Pope (1649-1697) Censura Celebriorum Authorum

Blount, Sir Thomas Pope (1649-1697) Censura Celebriorum Authorum

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
82
Unsold
 

Blount, Sir Thomas Pope (1649-1697) Censura Celebriorum Authorum. London: Chiswell, 1690. First edition, folio, half-title present, title printed in red and black, bound in full contemporary More ...

Carte-de-visite Album.

Carte-de-visite Album.

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
93
Unsold
 

Carte-de-visite Album. Folio landscape-format commercially produced album consisting of thirteen album leaves, containing fifty-two 4 x 6 in. portrait cards including those of: William Gladstone; More ...

Brush Pot in the Form of a Tree Trunk

Brush Pot in the Form of a Tree Trunk

Auction:
2719B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Apr 26, 2014
Lot:
321
Sold for:
$400$325

Brush Pot in the Form of a Tree Trunk, China, stone, dated 1988, carved to simulate an ancient tree, where the "bark" has peeled away, an incised poem reads, "It is a long way to cultivate one's More ...

Artists' Notes and Letters, France, 20th Century.

Artists' Notes and Letters, France, 20th Century.

Auction:
2687B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 17, 2013
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Artists' Notes and Letters, France, 20th Century. Twenty-four documents, mostly letters, from the following artists: three from Jules Cheret (1836-1932); one from Maurice Denis (1870-1943); eleven More ...

Davis, Jefferson (1808-1889) and Varina Banks Howell Davis (1826-1906)   Archive of Correspondence

Davis, Jefferson (1808-1889) and Varina Banks Howell Davis (1826-1906) Archive of Correspondence

Auction:
2687B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 17, 2013
Lot:
17
Sold for:
$600$500

Davis, Jefferson (1808-1889) and Varina Banks Howell Davis (1826-1906) Archive of Correspondence. Three letters from Varina Davis, 1859-1861, addressed to John W. French, one written on the blank More ...

Stevenson, Robert Louis (1850-1894) Dictated Note Signed, Vailima Samoa, 11 May 1893.

Stevenson, Robert Louis (1850-1894) Dictated Note Signed, Vailima Samoa, 11 May 1893.

Auction:
2687B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 17, 2013
Lot:
59
Sold for:
$1,020$850

Stevenson, Robert Louis (1850-1894) Dictated Note Signed, Vailima Samoa, 11 May 1893. Single leaf, inscribed on one side. To James fulfilling a request for Samoan stamps (not included) adding his More ...

Brown, Fredric (1906-1972) The Dead Ringer

Brown, Fredric (1906-1972) The Dead Ringer

Auction:
2687B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 17, 2013
Lot:
83
Sold for:
$480$400

Brown, Fredric (1906-1972) The Dead Ringer. New York: Dutton, 1948. Stated first edition, in red cloth publisher's binding, in a good dust jacket, the spine slightly sunned, the back panel with More ...

Zeit-Echo, Ein Kriegs-Tagebuch der Künstler

Zeit-Echo, Ein Kriegs-Tagebuch der K√ľnstler

Auction:
2687B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 17, 2013
Lot:
310
Unsold
 

Zeit-Echo, Ein Kriegs-Tagebuch der K√ľnstler. Munich: Graphik Verlag, 1914-1916. Thirty-eight issues: continuous runs for numbers 1-23/24 (1914-1915), and 1-15 (1915-1916); each in limp More ...

William & Mary Walnut and Walnut Veneer Escritoire or Fall-front Desk

William & Mary Walnut and Walnut Veneer Escritoire or Fall-front Desk

Auction:
2669M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 11, 2013
Lot:
38
Sold for:
$270,000$225,000

William & Mary Walnut and Walnut Veneer Escritoire or Fall-front Desk, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1705-10, the upper section with flat-molded cornice concealing a torus drawer above a fall-front More ...

Framed Watercolor Memorial to a Fallen Revolutionary Soldier and   Lithograph-printed Sailor's Valentine

Framed Watercolor Memorial to a Fallen Revolutionary Soldier and Lithograph-printed Sailor's Valentine

Auction:
2667T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 05, 2013
Lot:
1030
Sold for:
$360$300

Framed Watercolor Memorial to a Fallen Revolutionary Soldier and Lithograph-printed Sailor's Valentine, the memorial watercolor and ink on paper, depicting an urn-topped monument inscribed "Sacred More ...

Ken Druse (American, b. 1950)       Water Nymph

Ken Druse (American, b. 1950) Water Nymph

Auction:
2661B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 22, 2013
Lot:
780
Sold for:
$3,480$2,900

Ken Druse (American, b. 1950) Water Nymph Unsigned, c. 2006 Fiber glass, laminating resin, epoxy, verdigris finish, ht. 43 in. Condition: Minor losses. In addition to being an accomplished More ...

Conner, Samuel Shepard (1783-1820)   Political and Military Theory Manuscript, c. 1807.

Conner, Samuel Shepard (1783-1820) Political and Military Theory Manuscript, c. 1807.

Auction:
2658B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jun 01, 2013
Lot:
14
Unsold
 

Conner, Samuel Shepard (1783-1820) Political and Military Theory Manuscript, c. 1807. Folio, seventeen leaves, disbound, each leaf in a protective sleeve; sheets ruled in red, lined by hand; some More ...

War of 1812, Battle of Baltimore, Two Letters, Two Indentures.

War of 1812, Battle of Baltimore, Two Letters, Two Indentures.

Auction:
2658B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jun 01, 2013
Lot:
57
Sold for:
$360$300

War of 1812, Battle of Baltimore, Two Letters, Two Indentures. The two letters written by American soldiers and addressed to John K. Barney of Warren, Rhode Island. The first dated 11 September More ...

Group of Cabinet Cards, Depicting Presidents, Political Figures, Writers, Literary   Figures, and Actors

Group of Cabinet Cards, Depicting Presidents, Political Figures, Writers, Literary Figures, and Actors

Auction:
2654M
Auction:
Discovery - May 23, 2013
Lot:
532
Sold for:
$431$350

Group of Cabinet Cards, Depicting Presidents, Political Figures, Writers, Literary Figures, and Actors, American presidents and related cards including three of Garfield, one of Garfield's assassin, More ...

Luigi Lucioni (Italian/American, 1900-1988)      Reclining Nude.

Luigi Lucioni (Italian/American, 1900-1988) Reclining Nude.

Auction:
2646M
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 17, 2013
Lot:
233
Sold for:
$240$200

Luigi Lucioni (Italian/American, 1900-1988) Reclining Nude. Signed "L. Lucioni" l.l., inscribed "Finger Painting by/Luigi Lucioni/Shaw Studio 1933/N.Y.C." in pencil on the frame backing. Finger More ...