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Kafka, Franz (1883-1924) The Trial  , First American Edition.

Kafka, Franz (1883-1924) The Trial , First American Edition.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
171
Sold for:
$738$600

Kafka, Franz (1883-1924) The Trial, First American Edition. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1937. First American edition, octavo, bound in publisher's illustrated cloth (short tear at head), and More ...

Carved Ventriloquist's Dummy Head

Carved Ventriloquist's Dummy Head

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
11
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Carved Ventriloquist's Dummy Head, New York State, late 19th century, the head constructed of laminated spruce with finely carved facial details, ears, and articulated mouth, incorporating cloth and More ...

Carved Limestone Stone Head of a Man

Carved Limestone Stone Head of a Man

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
27
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Carved Limestone Stone Head of a Man, late 19th century, the figure with exaggerated facial features on an integral square base, ht. 11 in. Provenance: Found in Bloomington, Indiana; collection More ...

Carved Burl Head

Carved Burl Head

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
31
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Carved Burl Head, probably New York State, late 19th/early 20th century, the burl with minimally carved eyes, nose, and mouth, with custom stand, ht. 10 in. Provenance: Originally purchased out More ...

Carved and Polychrome Painted Staff with Head

Carved and Polychrome Painted Staff with Head

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
42
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Carved and Polychrome Painted Staff with Head, possibly South Carolina, late 19th century, the top with carved head and elongated face with carved hair detail, painted eyes and lips above a carved More ...

Carved and Painted Baby in a Chair Figure

Carved and Painted Baby in a Chair Figure

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
64
Sold for:
$11,685$9,500

Carved and Painted Baby in a Chair Figure, possibly Upstate New York, late 19th century, the child depicted wearing a white gown seated in an armchair with details carved to represent wicker, with More ...

Edna Eicke (American, 1919-1979)      The Riding Lesson

Edna Eicke (American, 1919-1979) The Riding Lesson

Auction:
3029B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 27, 2017
Lot:
397
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

Edna Eicke (American, 1919-1979) The Riding Lesson, A Cover Illustration for The New Yorker Signed "EDNA EICKE" l.r. Oil on Whatman drawing board, 28 x 19 in. (69.9 x 48.3 cm), framed (under More ...

Needlework Sampler "Mary Shillaber,"

Needlework Sampler "Mary Shillaber,"

Auction:
2922M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 14, 2016
Lot:
151
Sold for:
$19,680$16,000

Needlework Sampler "Mary Shillaber," Danvers, Massachusetts, c. 1776, worked in silk threads on a linen background with four lines of alphabet and numbers above a verse reading: "Accept The Call And More ...

Needlework Sampler "Sally Ayer,"

Needlework Sampler "Sally Ayer,"

Auction:
2922M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 14, 2016
Lot:
152
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

Needlework Sampler "Sally Ayer," Haverhill, Massachusetts, c. 1791, work in silk on a linen background composed of seven lines of alphabet and numbers, above the text "Haverhill August the 11 Sally More ...

Shaker Tailor's Buttonhole Cutter and a Goffering Iron

Shaker Tailor's Buttonhole Cutter and a Goffering Iron

Auction:
2898M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2016
Lot:
88
Sold for:
$461$375

Shaker Tailor's Buttonhole Cutter and a Goffering Iron, buttonhole cutter, Canterbury, New Hampshire, 19th century, the iron/steel cutter with turned maple handle with scribe lines, squared shaft More ...

Louise Berlianwsky Nevelson (1899-1988) Untitled/Sculpture for the American Book Award

Louise Berlianwsky Nevelson (1899-1988) Untitled/Sculpture for the American Book Award

Auction:
2830B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2015
Lot:
371
Sold for:
$11,685$9,500

Louise Berlianwsky Nevelson (1899-1988) Untitled/Sculpture for the American Book Award Painted composition wood United States, copyrighted 1980 Set within a narrow frame, the composition consists More ...

Needlework Sampler

Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2669M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 11, 2013
Lot:
29
Unsold
 

Needlework Sampler, "Dorcas Bradley 1812," Delaware, stitched with silk threads on a linen ground, with a defined central panel with three rows of alphabets over a pious verse, the maker's name and More ...

Updike, John (1932-2009) Rabbit, Run

Updike, John (1932-2009) Rabbit, Run

Auction:
2611M
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 13, 2012
Lot:
1052
Sold for:
$119$100

Updike, John (1932-2009) Rabbit, Run, Signed. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1960. More ...

Mennonite Pieced Wool "Moon and Stars" Crib Quilt

Mennonite Pieced Wool "Moon and Stars" Crib Quilt

Auction:
2608M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2012
Lot:
1336
Sold for:
$237$200

Mennonite Pieced Wool "Moon and Stars" Crib Quilt, Pennsylvania, c. 1890, composed of twenty-four colored full and half circles with pie-shaped wedges in solid and patterned fabrics with outline More ...

American Violin, Henry Richard Knopf, New York, 1925

American Violin, Henry Richard Knopf, New York, 1925

Auction:
2595B
Auction:
Musical Instruments - Apr 29, 2012
Lot:
85A
Sold for:
$4,148$3,500

American Violin, Henry Richard Knopf, New York, 1925, bearing the maker's label and brand at the lower rib, length of back 358 mm. More ...

Silver-mounted Violin Bow, Heinrich R. Knopf, New York, c. 1920

Silver-mounted Violin Bow, Heinrich R. Knopf, New York, c. 1920

Auction:
2595B
Auction:
Musical Instruments - Apr 29, 2012
Lot:
154
Sold for:
$4,148$3,500

Silver-mounted Violin Bow, Heinrich R. Knopf, New York, c. 1920, the round stick stamped HR KNOPF, NEW YORK, weight 59 grams. More ...

New Hampshire Pictorial Needlework Sampler

New Hampshire Pictorial Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2585B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2012
Lot:
734
Sold for:
$3,081$2,600

New Hampshire Pictorial Needlework Sampler, "Hannah W. Perkins Age 11," Jaffrey, New Hampshire, 1818, wrought with silk, chenille, and metallic threads on a linen ground with painted and pricked More ...

Betty Ring, Girlhood Embroidery

Betty Ring, Girlhood Embroidery

Auction:
2570M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 17, 2011
Lot:
623
Sold for:
$98$80

Betty Ring, Girlhood Embroidery, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1993, vol. I and II, cloth-bound, with slip case. More ...

Cather, Willa (1873-1947), Signed copy

Cather, Willa (1873-1947), Signed copy

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
268
Sold for:
$184$150

Cather, Willa (1873-1947), Signed copy, Sapphira and the Slave Girl, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1940, numbered 337 of 525 copies on Rives Laimpre all-rag paper, half cloth, 8vo, (minor spine More ...

(Literature, 20th Century)

(Literature, 20th Century)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
563
Sold for:
$123$100

(Literature, 20th Century) Five titles, comprising two signed Frank McCourt titles, both New York: Scribner's, 'Tis, 1999, and Teacher Man, 2005; Hersey, John, The Conspiracy, New York: Alfred A. More ...

Mann, Thomas (1875-1955)

Mann, Thomas (1875-1955)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
571
Sold for:
$61$50

Mann, Thomas (1875-1955), Joseph in Egypt, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1938, in two volumes, original cloth with glassine wrappers, in Borzoi Books paper slipcase, slipcase, 8vo, (wrappers yellowed, More ...

Rice, Anne (b. 1941-  ), Signed copies

Rice, Anne (b. 1941- ), Signed copies

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
673
Sold for:
$123$100

Rice, Anne (b. 1941- ), Signed copies, The Vampire Chronicles, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990, comprising Interview with a Vampire, The Vampire Lestat, and The Queen of the Damned, each signed on More ...

New Hampshire Pictorial Needlework Sampler

New Hampshire Pictorial Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2558M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 14, 2011
Lot:
215
Unsold
 

New Hampshire Pictorial Needlework Sampler, "Hannah W. Perkins Age 11," Jaffrey, New Hampshire, 1818, wrought with silk, chenille, and metallic threads on a linen ground with painted and pricked More ...

18th Century Needlework Sampler

18th Century Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2558M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 14, 2011
Lot:
216
Sold for:
$11,850$10,000

18th Century Needlework Sampler, "Sarah Sawyer is my name and with my needle wrought the same. I was born March the 25th in the year 1740. This sampler I did in the year 1757.," Newbury, More ...

Quaker School Needlework Sampler

Quaker School Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2558M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 14, 2011
Lot:
228
Sold for:
$1,541$1,300

Quaker School Needlework Sampler, "Mary Knight 1819," Burlington County, New Jersey, wrought with silk threads on a linen ground stitched with a rosebud and leaf stem vine surrounding a pious verse More ...

American Silver Mounted Violin Bow, H.R. Knopf

American Silver Mounted Violin Bow, H.R. Knopf

Auction:
2544B
Auction:
Musical Instruments - May 01, 2011
Lot:
373
Sold for:
$1,067$900

American Silver Mounted Violin Bow, H.R. Knopf, the octagonal stick stamped HR KNOPF NEW YORK, weight 61 grams. More ...

Wool Canvaswork Needlework Roll-up or Huswif

Wool Canvaswork Needlework Roll-up or Huswif

Auction:
2538B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 06, 2011
Lot:
47
Sold for:
$3,555$3,000

Wool Canvaswork Needlework Roll-up or Huswif, America, 1763, long rectangular pocket, worked in an Irish stitch, zigzag, and diamond pattern with initials "LP" and "1763," in shades of red, green, More ...

James D. Watson, DNA, The Secret of Life

James D. Watson, DNA, The Secret of Life

Auction:
2537M
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 17, 2011
Lot:
652
Sold for:
$59$50

James D. Watson, DNA, The Secret of Life, signed by Andrew Barry, Knopf, New York, 2003. More ...

Dahl, Roald (1916-1990)

Dahl, Roald (1916-1990)

Auction:
2526B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 14, 2010
Lot:
193
Sold for:
$237$200

Dahl, Roald (1916-1990), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, [1964], first edition, later state, half cloth with dust jacket, with four line colophon, $3.95 unclipped price More ...

Updike, John (1932-2009), Signed Copy

Updike, John (1932-2009), Signed Copy

Auction:
2526B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 14, 2010
Lot:
425
Sold for:
$474$400

Updike, John (1932-2009), Signed Copy, Rabbit, Run, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1960, first edition, first issue in original cloth with first issue dust jacket having a 16-line unattributed blurb on More ...