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The Life and Dangerous Voyages of Sir Francis Drake.

The Life and Dangerous Voyages of Sir Francis Drake.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1279
Sold for:
$221$180

The Life and Dangerous Voyages of Sir Francis Drake. London: for H. Dean, [1722?]. 12mo, woodcut frontispiece of Drake opposite title with booksellers' advertisements on verso; defective: lacking More ...

The Massachusetts Gazette  , April 1787, Three Issues.

The Massachusetts Gazette , April 1787, Three Issues.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1281
Sold for:
$160$130

The Massachusetts Gazette, April 1787, Three Issues. Boston: Samuel Hall, 1787. Three folio format bifolia news sheets from the time of the American revolution: April 20, 24, and 27, 1787, including More ...

Van Rensselaer, Mrs. John King (1848-1925) Newport, Our Social Capital

Van Rensselaer, Mrs. John King (1848-1925) Newport, Our Social Capital

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1287
Unsold
 

Van Rensselaer, Mrs. John King (1848-1925) Newport, Our Social Capital. Philadelphia & London: Lippincott, 1905. First edition, copy number 101 of 347, large quarto, illustrated throughout, color More ...

White, E.B. (1899-1985) Charlotte's Web.

White, E.B. (1899-1985) Charlotte's Web.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1295
Unsold
 

White, E.B. (1899-1985) Charlotte's Web. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1952. First edition, with the letters "I-B" and "First Edition" printed on copyright page, in publisher's original cloth binding More ...

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Red Tailed Hawk  , Plate 51.

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Red Tailed Hawk , Plate 51.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1311
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Red Tailed Hawk, Plate 51. [from] The Birds of America. London: Havell, 1829. Double-elephant folio sheet, hand-colored copper-plate engraving, on J. Whatman Turkey More ...

Kelsey, D.M. (fl. circa 1880s) Pioneer Heroes and their Daring Deeds  , Advertising Poster.

Kelsey, D.M. (fl. circa 1880s) Pioneer Heroes and their Daring Deeds , Advertising Poster.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1324
Sold for:
$98$80

Kelsey, D.M. (fl. circa 1880s) Pioneer Heroes and their Daring Deeds, Advertising Poster. Philadelphia: Scammel & Co., [c. 1882]. Large poster advertising advance sale of the book, illustrated; old More ...

China. Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598) Chinae, olim Sinarum regionis, nova descriptio auctore Ludovico Georgio.

China. Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598) Chinae, olim Sinarum regionis, nova descriptio auctore Ludovico Georgio.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1353
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

China. Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598) Chinae, olim Sinarum regionis, nova descriptio auctore Ludovico Georgio. Antwerp: Ortelius, 1584. First edition, first state, without the additional text "La More ...

Antique Diamond Earrings

Antique Diamond Earrings

Auction:
3106B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - May 15, 2018
Lot:
6
Sold for:
$984$800

Antique Diamond Earrings, designed as old mine-cut diamond leaves, silver-topped gold mount, lg. 1 in. Note: Property of R.W. Wise, Lenox, Massachusetts. R.W. Wise, goldsmiths, created many of More ...

Three Books on Bows

Three Books on Bows

Auction:
3109T
Auction:
Musical Instruments - May 14, 2018
Lot:
1204
Sold for:
$172$140

Three Books on Bows, Retford, William C., Bows and Bow Makers; Ealing Strings, The Retford Centenary Exhibition; and Saint-George, Henry, The Bow: Its History, Manufacture and Use. Provenance: More ...

Paul Strand (American, 1890-1976)      The Mexican Portfolio

Paul Strand (American, 1890-1976) The Mexican Portfolio

Auction:
3100B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 11, 2018
Lot:
99
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Paul Strand (American, 1890-1976) The Mexican Portfolio, 1932-33, printed later, published by Da Capo Press, New York, 1967, edition of 1,000. Numbered "930" and signed "Paul Strand" in ink on More ...

14kt Gold and Enamel Brooch

14kt Gold and Enamel Brooch

Auction:
3105T
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - May 08, 2018
Lot:
1139
Sold for:
$308$250

14kt Gold and Enamel Brooch, designed as a rabbit, 7.9 dwt, lg. 1 1/2 in. Note: Property of R.W. Wise, Lenox, Massachusetts. R.W. Wise, goldsmiths, created many of the lots offered here. They More ...

14kt Gold, Sterling Silver, and Beach Glass Brooch

14kt Gold, Sterling Silver, and Beach Glass Brooch

Auction:
3105T
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - May 08, 2018
Lot:
1140
Sold for:
$492$400

14kt Gold, Sterling Silver, and Beach Glass Brooch, designed as a dragonfly, signed LIS, lg. 2 1/2 in. Note: Property of R.W. Wise, Lenox, Massachusetts. R.W. Wise, goldsmiths, created many of More ...

Walker Evans (American, 1903-1975)       American Legionnaire, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Walker Evans (American, 1903-1975) American Legionnaire, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Auction:
3108T
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 02, 2018
Lot:
76
Sold for:
$923$750

Walker Evans (American, 1903-1975) American Legionnaire, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1936, printed later. Lunn Gallery stamp on the mount verso. Gelatin silver print, image size 7 5/8 x 9 1/4 in. More ...

Gallo, Agostino (1499-1570) Le Tredici Giornate della Vera Agricoltura & de Piaceri della Villa

Gallo, Agostino (1499-1570) Le Tredici Giornate della Vera Agricoltura & de Piaceri della Villa

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
190
Unsold
 

Gallo, Agostino (1499-1570) Le Tredici Giornate della Vera Agricoltura & de Piaceri della Villa, Venice: Nicolo Bevilacqua, 1566, octavo, dedication dated 1566, woodcut initials and head-pieces More ...

Group of Bookbinding Finishing Tools

Group of Bookbinding Finishing Tools

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
412
Sold for:
$246$200

Group of Bookbinding Finishing Tools, ten brass and beechwood handled stamps, some marked with manufacturer, twenty brass stamps with iron tangs, single and double brass fillets, and two type More ...

Five Leather Bookbinding Embossing Rolls

Five Leather Bookbinding Embossing Rolls

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
414
Sold for:
$369$300

Five Leather Bookbinding Embossing Rolls, 19th century, brass decorated edged wheels, with wood handles, two marked "Morris & Co. London," another "Brook London." Provenance: The property of More ...

Group of Designer Costume Jewelry

Group of Designer Costume Jewelry

Auction:
3090T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 04, 2018
Lot:
2113
Unsold
 

Group of Designer Costume Jewelry, including Miriam Haskell and Sarah Coventry, an enameled leaf brooch and earring set, a bead necklace, and rhinestone brooches. More ...

Georgian Three-tier Mahogany Book Stand

Georgian Three-tier Mahogany Book Stand

Auction:
3088T
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 02, 2018
Lot:
1643
Sold for:
$461$375

Georgian Three-tier Mahogany Book Stand, England, 19th century, turned supports to rectangular shelves with lower drawer, turned legs and brass casters, ht. 41 3/4, lg. 18, dp. 13 5/8 in. More ...

Claudy, Carl Harry (1879-1957) The Battle of Base-Ball

Claudy, Carl Harry (1879-1957) The Battle of Base-Ball

Auction:
3086T
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 21, 2018
Lot:
1048
Sold for:
$135$110

Claudy, Carl Harry (1879-1957) The Battle of Base-Ball. New York: The Century Co., 1912. Octavo, illustrated, pictorial blocked boards with the stadium behind the player catching the ball, light More ...

Assorted Group of 19th Century Hand-colored Asian Themed Prints, Woodblock Prints, and Reproductions.     Estimate $20-200

Assorted Group of 19th Century Hand-colored Asian Themed Prints, Woodblock Prints, and Reproductions. Estimate $20-200

Auction:
3086T
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 21, 2018
Lot:
1075
Sold for:
$98$80

Assorted Group of 19th Century Hand-colored Asian Themed Prints, Woodblock Prints, and Reproductions. More ...

Large Papier-mache Painted and Lacquered Book Binding

Large Papier-mache Painted and Lacquered Book Binding

Auction:
3084B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 16, 2018
Lot:
50
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

Large Papier-mache Painted and Lacquered Book Binding, Persia, Qajar dynasty, in the manner of Mirza agha Emami (1881-1995) depicting a central court scene with figures in a lobed medallion against More ...

Illuminated Manuscript

Illuminated Manuscript

Auction:
3084B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 16, 2018
Lot:
54
Sold for:
$308$250

Illuminated Manuscript, Persia, depicting an audience scene, gouache on paper, framed and glazed, manuscript 11 5/8 x 6 3/4 in. More ...

Illuminated Manuscript

Illuminated Manuscript

Auction:
3084B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 16, 2018
Lot:
55
Sold for:
$185$150

Illuminated Manuscript, Persia, depicting a man on his knee under a tree with humanoid birds, framed and glazed, sight size 8 7/8 x 5 7/8 in. More ...

Illuminated Manuscript

Illuminated Manuscript

Auction:
3084B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 16, 2018
Lot:
56
Sold for:
$369$300

Illuminated Manuscript, Persia, depicting humanoid creatures in three tiers, gouache on paper, framed and glazed (damage), manuscript 11 3/8 x 6 1/4 in. More ...

Two Pages from an Illuminated Manuscript

Two Pages from an Illuminated Manuscript

Auction:
3084B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 16, 2018
Lot:
59
Sold for:
$369$300

Two Pages from an Illuminated Manuscript, Persia, possibly 16th century, ink, opaque color, and gilt on paper, the left leaf with a miniature painting depicting a man and a woman holding an offering More ...

Two Pages from an Illuminated Manuscript

Two Pages from an Illuminated Manuscript

Auction:
3084B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 16, 2018
Lot:
60
Sold for:
$369$300

Two Pages from an Illuminated Manuscript, Persia, possibly 16th century, ink, opaque color, and gilt on paper, the right leaf with a miniature painting depicting a couple sharing a drink, the left More ...

Illuminated Manuscript

Illuminated Manuscript

Auction:
3084B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 16, 2018
Lot:
66
Unsold
 

Illuminated Manuscript, Persia, depicting a sick person in bed surrounded with visitors, inscribed, gouache on paper, framed and glazed, leaf 10 3/4 x 6 1/4 in. More ...

Loose Hand Scroll Landscape Painting

Loose Hand Scroll Landscape Painting

Auction:
3084B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 16, 2018
Lot:
478
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Loose Hand Scroll Landscape Painting, China, in the manner of Wu Hufan (1894-1968), dated 1930, with four colophons, all signed with seals including two from collectors, ink on paper, 10 1/4 x 61 More ...

Bernard Buffet (French, 1928-1999)      A Small Beach (La Petite Plage)  : Color Lithographic Book Jacket

Bernard Buffet (French, 1928-1999) A Small Beach (La Petite Plage) : Color Lithographic Book Jacket

Auction:
3081T
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 08, 2018
Lot:
1064
Unsold
 

Bernard Buffet (French, 1928-1999) A Small Beach (La Petite Plage): Color Lithographic Book Jacket, 1966, from a probable edition of 1,000. Signed in the matrix u.r. Lithograph on paper, 12 1/4 More ...

Shaker Red-painted Maple and Butternut Sewing Desk

Shaker Red-painted Maple and Butternut Sewing Desk

Auction:
3080B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2018
Lot:
302
Sold for:
$67,650$55,000

Shaker Red-painted Maple and Butternut Sewing Desk, probably Alfred, Maine, c. 1850, the upper section with central door flanked by six drawers above the projecting lower section with pullout work More ...