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Rare Aaron Willard Jr. (1783-1864) Walnut Veneered Figure-eight Wall Regulator

Rare Aaron Willard Jr. (1783-1864) Walnut Veneered Figure-eight Wall Regulator

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
245
Sold for:
$10,455$8,500

Rare Aaron Willard Jr. (1783-1864) Walnut Veneered Figure-eight Wall Regulator, Boston, c. 1825, book-matched veneered hinged door with half-round moldings enclosing the dial aperture and lower More ...

Richard Avedon (American, 1923-2004)      Louise Nevelson, Sculptress, New York City

Richard Avedon (American, 1923-2004) Louise Nevelson, Sculptress, New York City

Auction:
3293B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 26, 2019
Lot:
122
Sold for:
$923$750

Richard Avedon (American, 1923-2004) Louise Nevelson, Sculptress, New York City, 1975. Signed "Avedon" in ink on the verso at center, numbered "18" from an edition of "50" in ink on the verso More ...

Extensive Group of Decorative Leather Bindings

Extensive Group of Decorative Leather Bindings

Auction:
3286T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 11, 2019
Lot:
1376
Sold for:
$584$475

Extensive Group of Decorative Leather Bindings, twelve boxes total. More ...

Sebastiano Serlio (Italian, 1475-c. 1554)      Design for a Renaissance Doorway

Sebastiano Serlio (Italian, 1475-c. 1554) Design for a Renaissance Doorway

Auction:
3272B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jul 13, 2019
Lot:
160
Sold for:
$98$80

Sebastiano Serlio (Italian, 1475-c. 1554) Design for a Renaissance Doorway, from Extraordinario libro di architettura di Sebastiano Serlio, published in Venice in 1568 by Appresso Giouambattista, More ...

William Charles Palmer (American, 1906-1987)      Large Archive of Works.

William Charles Palmer (American, 1906-1987) Large Archive of Works.

Auction:
3267T
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1127
Sold for:
$369$300

William Charles Palmer (American, 1906-1987) Large Archive of Works. Approximately seven 15 x 20 1/2 in. ink/watercolors, a portfolio with sketches on various subjects (including mural designs, More ...

Two Philip Miller Steel "Much Obliged" Rocking Chairs

Two Philip Miller Steel "Much Obliged" Rocking Chairs

Auction:
3265B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2019
Lot:
429
Unsold
 

Two Philip Miller Steel "Much Obliged" Rocking Chairs, United States, late 20th century, ht. 41, wd. 29, dp. 35 in. Note: Part of a gallery exhibit at Santa Monica's Gallery of Functional Art in More ...

Michael Gloor Design "Springbok Desk,"

Michael Gloor Design "Springbok Desk,"

Auction:
3265B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2019
Lot:
468
Unsold
 

Michael Gloor Design "Springbok Desk," Exeter, Rhode Island, quilted maple and wenge, ht. 38, wd. 22, dp. 30 in. Note: Michael Gloor exhibits annually at the Providence Fine Furniture Show and More ...

Yu Qihui (b. 1934) Woodblock Print The Pavilions in Cloud

Yu Qihui (b. 1934) Woodblock Print The Pavilions in Cloud

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1084
Sold for:
$123$100

Yu Qihui (b. 1934) Woodblock Print The Pavilions in Cloud, China, 1981, 9/50, with painted details on paper, numbered, titled, and dated in pencil at the bottom, framed and glazed, sight size 16 1/8 More ...

Two Illustrated Manuscripts

Two Illustrated Manuscripts

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1290
Sold for:
$62$50

Two Illustrated Manuscripts, each depicting a bird in a rectangular panel with an Arabic inscription on top, in a border with a vegetal design, color on paper, framed and glazed, sight size 13 1/4 x More ...

Two Watercolors Depicting American Indians

Two Watercolors Depicting American Indians

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
35
Unsold
 

Two Watercolors Depicting American Indians, a profile portrait of an Indian chief, cut out and laid down on card, the initials "JCW" at lower right; and a watercolor on paper of a dancing Indian, More ...

Two Plains Indian Catlinite Books and a Catlinite Turtle

Two Plains Indian Catlinite Books and a Catlinite Turtle

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
99
Sold for:
$338$275

Two Plains Indian Catlinite Books and a Catlinite Turtle, c. 1900, the turtle with an incised design on the shell and "Winona a Sioux" inscribed on the underside; a second book decorated with floral More ...

Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985)      Chloé

Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985) Chloé

Auction:
3248B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 10, 2019
Lot:
59
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985) Chloé, from Daphnis et Chloé, 1961, from the edition of 250, published by Tériade Éditeur, Paris (Mourlot, 339; Cramer Books, 46). Unsigned. Color More ...

Salvador Dalí (Spanish, 1904-1989)      Les Amoureux  /Portfolio of Three Prints

Salvador Dalí (Spanish, 1904-1989) Les Amoureux /Portfolio of Three Prints

Auction:
3248B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 10, 2019
Lot:
64
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

Salvador Dalí (Spanish, 1904-1989) Les Amoureux/Portfolio of Three Prints, 1978-79, from the I edition of 350, total edition of 1,195 (Field, 79-7; Löpsinger & Michler, 1563, 1565 & 1568). More ...

Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888) Flower Fables.

Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888) Flower Fables.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1036A
Sold for:
$246$200

Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888) Flower Fables. Boston: George W. Briggs & Co., 1855. First edition of Alcott's first book, frontispiece and additional full-page illustrations, bound in full medium More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Ketab' al-Meshva (The Book of Consulting), Arabic, 1313 AH [1895 CE].

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Ketab' al-Meshva (The Book of Consulting), Arabic, 1313 AH [1895 CE].

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1049
Sold for:
$246$200

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Ketab' al-Meshva (The Book of Consulting), Arabic, 1313 AH [1895 CE]. Small quarto-format manuscript on polished laid beige paper, text in black with occasional red, More ...

Burgess, Henry W. (1739-1839) Eidodendron, Views of the General Character & Appearance of Trees, Foreign & Indigenous, Connected with P

Burgess, Henry W. (1739-1839) Eidodendron, Views of the General Character & Appearance of Trees, Foreign & Indigenous, Connected with P

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1059
Sold for:
$923$750

Burgess, Henry W. (1739-1839) Eidodendron, Views of the General Character & Appearance of Trees, Foreign & Indigenous, Connected with Picturesque Scenery. London: by J. Dickins (printed at C. More ...

Cain, James M. (1892-1977) Mildred Pierce  , ex libris Film Director George Cukor (1899-1983).

Cain, James M. (1892-1977) Mildred Pierce , ex libris Film Director George Cukor (1899-1983).

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1063
Sold for:
$185$150

Cain, James M. (1892-1977) Mildred Pierce, ex libris Film Director George Cukor (1899-1983). New York: Knopf, 1941. First edition, second printing before publication, octavo, bound in publisher's More ...

Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de (1547-1616) El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha.

Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de (1547-1616) El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1064
Sold for:
$10,455$8,500

Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de (1547-1616) El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha. Madrid: por Don Joaquin Ibarra, 1780. First Ibarra edition, four large quarto volumes, illustrated with More ...

Cleveland, Parker (1780-1858) An Elementary Treatise on Mineralogy and Geology, Being an Introduction to the Study of these Sciences.

Cleveland, Parker (1780-1858) An Elementary Treatise on Mineralogy and Geology, Being an Introduction to the Study of these Sciences.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1067
Sold for:
$160$130

Cleveland, Parker (1780-1858) An Elementary Treatise on Mineralogy and Geology, Being an Introduction to the Study of these Sciences. Boston: Published by Cummings and Hilliard [and] Cambridge: More ...

Cooper, James Fenimore (1789-1851) The Two Admirals. A Tale.

Cooper, James Fenimore (1789-1851) The Two Admirals. A Tale.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1069
Unsold
 

Cooper, James Fenimore (1789-1851) The Two Admirals. A Tale. Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1842. First American edition (published six weeks after the London first edition), two small octavo More ...

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) The Different Forms of Flowers on Plants of the Same Species.

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) The Different Forms of Flowers on Plants of the Same Species.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1075
Sold for:
$800$650

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) The Different Forms of Flowers on Plants of the Same Species. London: Murray, 1877. First edition, with thirty-two pages of advertisements dated March 1877 bound after More ...

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) The Formation of Vegetable Mould, through the Action of Worms, with Observations on their Habits.

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) The Formation of Vegetable Mould, through the Action of Worms, with Observations on their Habits.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1076
Sold for:
$308$250

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) The Formation of Vegetable Mould, through the Action of Worms, with Observations on their Habits. London: Murray, 1881. First edition, octavo, publisher's green cloth, More ...

Dexter, Samuel (1700-1755) Our Fathers God, the Hope of Posterity. Some Serious Thoughts on the Foundation, Rise and Growth of the Sett

Dexter, Samuel (1700-1755) Our Fathers God, the Hope of Posterity. Some Serious Thoughts on the Foundation, Rise and Growth of the Sett

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1080
Sold for:
$431$350

Dexter, Samuel (1700-1755) Our Fathers God, the Hope of Posterity. Some Serious Thoughts on the Foundation, Rise and Growth of the Settlements in New England. Boston: S. Kneeland & T. Green, 1738. More ...

Eliot, T.S. (1888-1965) Four Quartets.

Eliot, T.S. (1888-1965) Four Quartets.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1088
Sold for:
$185$150

Eliot, T.S. (1888-1965) Four Quartets. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, [1943]. First edition, second impression, octavo, lacking the words "First American Edition" on copyright page and with no More ...

Essay on Civil Government. In Two Parts: Part I. An Enquiry into the Ends of Government, and the Means of Attaining them. Part II. On t

Essay on Civil Government. In Two Parts: Part I. An Enquiry into the Ends of Government, and the Means of Attaining them. Part II. On t

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1091
Sold for:
$523$425

Essay on Civil Government. In Two Parts: Part I. An Enquiry into the Ends of Government, and the Means of Attaining them. Part II. On the Government and Commerce of England. London: for R. Willock, More ...

Ferdinand VI, King of Spain (1713-1759) Signed Grant of Nobility for Don Manuel Cantero, 3 September 1753.

Ferdinand VI, King of Spain (1713-1759) Signed Grant of Nobility for Don Manuel Cantero, 3 September 1753.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1095
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Ferdinand VI, King of Spain (1713-1759) Signed Grant of Nobility for Don Manuel Cantero, 3 September 1753. Small folio illuminated manuscript on parchment, with full-page hand-painted and colored More ...

Friedman, Milton (1912-2006) Capitalism and Freedom.

Friedman, Milton (1912-2006) Capitalism and Freedom.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1101
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Friedman, Milton (1912-2006) Capitalism and Freedom. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, [1962]. First edition, octavo, with no additional publication notes on copyright page, "with the assistance More ...

Joyce, James (1882-1941)Two Tales of Shem and Shaun, Fragments from Work in Progress.

Joyce, James (1882-1941)Two Tales of Shem and Shaun, Fragments from Work in Progress.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1114
Sold for:
$123$100

Joyce, James (1882-1941)Two Tales of Shem and Shaun, Fragments from Work in Progress. London: Faber & Faber, [1932]. First English edition, octavo, bound in publisher's pale green boards, spine More ...

Justinian I (c. 483-565) Institutionum Civilium Libri Quatuor  , Latin Manuscript on Paper, Late 17th-Early 18th Century.

Justinian I (c. 483-565) Institutionum Civilium Libri Quatuor , Latin Manuscript on Paper, Late 17th-Early 18th Century.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1115
Sold for:
$221$180

Justinian I (c. 483-565) Institutionum Civilium Libri Quatuor, Latin Manuscript on Paper, Late 17th-Early 18th Century. Quarto, brown ink on laid paper, approximately 130 leaves, including one More ...

Malan, Alfred Henry (1852-1928) Famous Homes of Great Britain and their Stories[and] More Famous Homes of Great Britain, ex libris Edit

Malan, Alfred Henry (1852-1928) Famous Homes of Great Britain and their Stories[and] More Famous Homes of Great Britain, ex libris Edit

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1127
Sold for:
$185$150

Malan, Alfred Henry (1852-1928) Famous Homes of Great Britain and their Stories[and] More Famous Homes of Great Britain, ex libris Edith Wharton. New York: Putnam's Sons [and] London: The Pall Mall More ...