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Harry Jackson (American, 1924-2011)      Sacajawea-Indian Mother and Child, 1st Working Model for a Monument (with child).

Harry Jackson (American, 1924-2011) Sacajawea-Indian Mother and Child, 1st Working Model for a Monument (with child).

Auction:
3248B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 10, 2019
Lot:
266
Unsold
 

Harry Jackson (American, 1924-2011) Sacajawea-Indian Mother and Child, 1st Working Model for a Monument (with child). Signed and dated "© Harry Jackson 1981" in ink along the bottom edge; More ...

Harry Jackson (American, 1924-2011)      Algonquin Chief and Warrior

Harry Jackson (American, 1924-2011) Algonquin Chief and Warrior

Auction:
3248B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 10, 2019
Lot:
267
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Harry Jackson (American, 1924-2011) Algonquin Chief and Warrior Signed, dated, and numbered "© Harry Jackson 1971" and "38" in the bronze along the rear edge of the base. Bronze with black More ...

Charles Ephraim Burchfield (American, 1893-1967)      The Southeast Snowstorm

Charles Ephraim Burchfield (American, 1893-1967) The Southeast Snowstorm

Auction:
3248B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 10, 2019
Lot:
335
Sold for:
$20,910$17,000

Charles Ephraim Burchfield (American, 1893-1967) The Southeast Snowstorm Signed and dated "C BURCHFIELD 1917" l.r., inscribed and titled "M M/15 [within a circle]/.../Not for sale/B-66a" in More ...

Francisco Zúñiga (Mexican, 1912-1998)      Amantes

Francisco Zúñiga (Mexican, 1912-1998) Amantes

Auction:
3248B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 10, 2019
Lot:
346
Sold for:
$15,990$13,000

Francisco Zúñiga (Mexican, 1912-1998) Amantes Signed and dated "Zúñiga 1975" on the man's shin. Black marble, 10 1/8 x 20 1/4 x 10 in. (25.9 x 51.4 x 25.4 cm), marble base. Condition: More ...

Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964) Three Typed Letters Signed, 1925-1927.

Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964) Three Typed Letters Signed, 1925-1927.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1017
Sold for:
$246$200

Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964) Three Typed Letters Signed, 1925-1927. A series of letters addressed to Ernest Lester Jones (1876-1929), hydrographic and geodetic engineer and Superintendent of the U.S. More ...

Peary, Rear Admiral Robert Edwin (1856-1920) Autograph Letter Signed, 2 June 1915.

Peary, Rear Admiral Robert Edwin (1856-1920) Autograph Letter Signed, 2 June 1915.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1025
Sold for:
$185$150

Peary, Rear Admiral Robert Edwin (1856-1920) Autograph Letter Signed, 2 June 1915. Folded octavo bifolium inscribed over four pages, a handwritten letter addressed to Ernest Lester Jones More ...

Wilson, Woodrow (1856-1924) Four Typed Letters Signed, 1914-1921.

Wilson, Woodrow (1856-1924) Four Typed Letters Signed, 1914-1921.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1035
Sold for:
$523$425

Wilson, Woodrow (1856-1924) Four Typed Letters Signed, 1914-1921. Three typed letters, three on White House stationery, one on Wilson's personal letterhead, addressed to Ernest Lester Jones More ...

Early Rolex Glossy Black Dial "Explorer" Reference 1016 Wristwatch

Early Rolex Glossy Black Dial "Explorer" Reference 1016 Wristwatch

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
154
Sold for:
$31,980$26,000

Early Rolex Glossy Black Dial "Explorer" Reference 1016 Wristwatch, c. 1963, glossy black dial with patinaed indices and 3-6-9 numerals, lollipop sweep stainless steel case with center seconds, More ...

Lunar Orbiter 2, November 1966, The Picture of the Century.

Lunar Orbiter 2, November 1966, The Picture of the Century.

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1207
Sold for:
$461$375

Lunar Orbiter 2, November 1966, The Picture of the Century. Black-and-white 7 x 9 in. photograph, without printed information on verso, with handwritten descriptive notes in Dutch on the back, More ...

Lunar Orbiter, Various Missions, 1964-1966, Five Photographs of the Surface of the Moon.

Lunar Orbiter, Various Missions, 1964-1966, Five Photographs of the Surface of the Moon.

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1208
Sold for:
$461$375

Lunar Orbiter, Various Missions, 1964-1966, Five Photographs of the Surface of the Moon. Black-and-white 8 x 10 in. photographs, four with the round NASA logo and captions on the verso, one image More ...

Lunar Orbiter, Various Missions, 1964-1968, Five Photographs of the Surface of the Moon.

Lunar Orbiter, Various Missions, 1964-1968, Five Photographs of the Surface of the Moon.

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1209
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Lunar Orbiter, Various Missions, 1964-1968, Five Photographs of the Surface of the Moon. Black-and-white 8 x 10 in. photographs, three taken by Surveyor-7 in 1968, one taken by Lunar Orbiter V on More ...

Apollo 11, Buzz Aldrin at Tranquility Base, July 11, 1969.

Apollo 11, Buzz Aldrin at Tranquility Base, July 11, 1969.

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1242
Sold for:
$492$400

Apollo 11, Buzz Aldrin at Tranquility Base, July 11, 1969. Color 8 x 10 in. photograph, no NASA captioning, verso black. Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments online More ...

Apollo 11, American Flag on Moon.

Apollo 11, American Flag on Moon.

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1243
Sold for:
$215$175

Apollo 11, American Flag on Moon. Color 8 x 10 in. photograph showing the flag surrounded by many footprints and shadows of the spacecraft on the lunar surface, no NASA markings, "A Kodak Paper" on More ...

Apollo 15, Lunar Roving Vehicle and David Scott, August 1971.

Apollo 15, Lunar Roving Vehicle and David Scott, August 1971.

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1294
Sold for:
$197$160

Apollo 15, Lunar Roving Vehicle and David Scott, August 1971. Black-and-white 8 x 10 in. photograph lettered in black on recto: AS15-82-11168, showing David Scott exploring the lunar surface with More ...

Apollo 17, Prime Crew with Lunar Roving Vehicle, September 1972.

Apollo 17, Prime Crew with Lunar Roving Vehicle, September 1972.

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1312
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Apollo 17, Prime Crew with Lunar Roving Vehicle, September 1972. 8 x 10 in. color photograph of Eugene Cernan, Ronald Evans, and Harrison Schmitt seated on the LRV trainer at Cape Kennedy, Apollo 17 More ...

Apollo 17, Harrison Schmitt Mounting the Lunar Roving Vehicle, December 1972.

Apollo 17, Harrison Schmitt Mounting the Lunar Roving Vehicle, December 1972.

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1314
Sold for:
$123$100

Apollo 17, Harrison Schmitt Mounting the Lunar Roving Vehicle, December 1972. Color 8 x 10 in. photograph, red lettering on recto: AS17-134-20454, "A Kodak Paper" on verso; according to Schmitt, More ...

Viking 1, Mars, Two Color Photographs of the Surface, July 26 and 27, 1976.

Viking 1, Mars, Two Color Photographs of the Surface, July 26 and 27, 1976.

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1336
Sold for:
$98$80

Viking 1, Mars, Two Color Photographs of the Surface, July 26 and 27, 1976. Two color 8 x 10 in. photographs showing the surface of Mars, the first showing the surface and part of the Viking More ...

Viking 1, Mars, Seven Photographs, July 27-August 11, 1976.

Viking 1, Mars, Seven Photographs, July 27-August 11, 1976.

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1337
Sold for:
$209$170

Viking 1, Mars, Seven Photographs, July 27-August 11, 1976. Three black-and-white 8 x 10 in. photograph showing the Martian surface as photographed by the Viking Orbiter; [and] four black-and-white More ...

Viking 2, Mars, Three Color Photographs.

Viking 2, Mars, Three Color Photographs.

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1341
Sold for:
$98$80

Viking 2, Mars, Three Color Photographs. Two 8 x 10 in. photographs taken on the Martian surface by Viking 2 one with a caption taped on verso, both on Kodak paper; [and] a 8 x 10 in. photograph of More ...

Jupiter, Pioneer and Voyager, Forty-seven NASA Photographs and Other Material.

Jupiter, Pioneer and Voyager, Forty-seven NASA Photographs and Other Material.

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1354
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Jupiter, Pioneer and Voyager, Forty-seven NASA Photographs and Other Material. Twenty-two black-and-white photographs of Jupiter; fifteen color 8 x 10 in. photographs of Jupiter; ten color 8 x 10 More ...

Lunar Orbiter or Observatory, July and December 1966, Two Large-format Photographs of the Surface of the Moon.

Lunar Orbiter or Observatory, July and December 1966, Two Large-format Photographs of the Surface of the Moon.

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1356
Sold for:
$584$475

Lunar Orbiter or Observatory, July and December 1966, Two Large-format Photographs of the Surface of the Moon. Two 14 x 10 in. black-and-white photographs of the surface of the moon no markings on More ...

Harry Jackson (American, 1924-2011)      Stampede

Harry Jackson (American, 1924-2011) Stampede

Auction:
3203B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 25, 2019
Lot:
278
Sold for:
$110,700$90,000

Harry Jackson (American, 1924-2011) Stampede Signed and dated "Harry Jackson 1959" and stamped with the artist's thumbprint along the front of the bronze base c.l., incised "Fond. More ...

Ogilby, John (1600-1676) America: Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New World; Containing the Original of the Inha

Ogilby, John (1600-1676) America: Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New World; Containing the Original of the Inha

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
201
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Ogilby, John (1600-1676) America: Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New World; Containing the Original of the Inhabitants, and the Remarkable Voyages thither. London: by the More ...

Georges Bank, Charles Wilkes (1798-1877) Chart of Georges Shoal & Bank

Georges Bank, Charles Wilkes (1798-1877) Chart of Georges Shoal & Bank

Auction:
3154T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 17, 2018
Lot:
1344
Sold for:
$86$70

Georges Bank, Charles Wilkes (1798-1877) Chart of Georges Shoal & Bank. New York: Stiles, Sherman & Smith, 1837. Large folding map printed on sixteen separate squares of paper, mounted together on More ...

Two Explorers Alidades

Two Explorers Alidades

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
254
Sold for:
$154$125

Two Explorers Alidades, c. 1915, both with 8-in. scopes with fine focusing knobs, detachable striding levels, stadia arches, trough compasses with 4-in. needles, and each base with engraved rule More ...

Lewis Baltz (American, 1945-2014)      North Wall, Niguel Hardware, 26087 Getty Drive, Laguna Niguel

Lewis Baltz (American, 1945-2014) North Wall, Niguel Hardware, 26087 Getty Drive, Laguna Niguel

Auction:
3140B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 21, 2018
Lot:
145
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

Lewis Baltz (American, 1945-2014) North Wall, Niguel Hardware, 26087 Getty Drive, Laguna Niguel, from the series The New Industrial Parks near Irvine, California, 1974. Signed and dated "Lewis More ...

Boyle, Robert (1627-1691) Certain Physiological Essays and Other Tracts; Written at Distant Times, and on Several Occasions.

Boyle, Robert (1627-1691) Certain Physiological Essays and Other Tracts; Written at Distant Times, and on Several Occasions.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
16
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Boyle, Robert (1627-1691) Certain Physiological Essays and Other Tracts; Written at Distant Times, and on Several Occasions. London: Printed for Henry Herringman at the Blew Anchor in the Lower Walk More ...

Camões, Luís de (1524-1580) trans. Sir Richard Fanshawe (1608-1666) The Lusiad, or Portugals Historicall Poem.

Camões, Luís de (1524-1580) trans. Sir Richard Fanshawe (1608-1666) The Lusiad, or Portugals Historicall Poem.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
32
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

Camões, Luís de (1524-1580) trans. Sir Richard Fanshawe (1608-1666) The Lusiad, or Portugals Historicall Poem. London: for Humphrey Moseley, at the Prince's Arms in St Pauls Church-yard, 1655. More ...

Cartwright, John, of Magdalen College, Oxford (fl. circa 1599) The Preachers Travels. Wherein is set downe a true Iournall, to the conf

Cartwright, John, of Magdalen College, Oxford (fl. circa 1599) The Preachers Travels. Wherein is set downe a true Iournall, to the conf

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
34
Sold for:
$13,530$11,000

Cartwright, John, of Magdalen College, Oxford (fl. circa 1599) The Preachers Travels. Wherein is set downe a true Iournall, to the confines of the East Indies, through the Great Countreyes of Syria, More ...

Estienne, Henri (1531-1598) A Mervaylous Discourse upon the Lyfe, Deedes, and Behaviours of Katherine de Medicis.

Estienne, Henri (1531-1598) A Mervaylous Discourse upon the Lyfe, Deedes, and Behaviours of Katherine de Medicis.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
61
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

Estienne, Henri (1531-1598) A Mervaylous Discourse upon the Lyfe, Deedes, and Behaviours of Katherine de Medicis. At Heydelberge [i.e. London: Printed by H. Middleton?], 1575. First edition, octavo, More ...