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Two Books on Boston History

Two Books on Boston History

Auction:
3275M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 25, 2019
Lot:
97
Sold for:
$74$60

Two Books on Boston History, Josiah Quincy's A Municipal History of the Town and City of Boston and Stephen Jenkins The Old Boston Post Road. More ...

Caricature and Satirical Prints, England, Thirty-eight Examples, Late 18th to Early 19th Century.

Caricature and Satirical Prints, England, Thirty-eight Examples, Late 18th to Early 19th Century.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1236
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Caricature and Satirical Prints, England, Thirty-eight Examples, Late 18th to Early 19th Century. Including the following hand-colored etchings and engravings: George Moutard Woodward's Cross More ...

Watercolor "Clement" Family Record

Watercolor "Clement" Family Record

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
95
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

Watercolor "Clement" Family Record, Pompey, New York, c. 1814, documenting significant life events in the family of Samuel Clement and Ruth Hibbard and their eleven children arranged in columns with More ...

Miniature Painted Canoe Salesman's Model

Miniature Painted Canoe Salesman's Model

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
363
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

Miniature Painted Canoe Salesman's Model, Carleton Canoe Company, Old Town, Maine, late 19th/early 20th century, green-painted canvas hull with cane seats, carved ribs and thwarts, and copper stem More ...

Hull, William (1753-1825) Autograph Letter Signed, Detroit, 6 September 1811.

Hull, William (1753-1825) Autograph Letter Signed, Detroit, 6 September 1811.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
28
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Hull, William (1753-1825) Autograph Letter Signed, Detroit, 6 September 1811. Wove folio bifolium inscribed over one page, to the "Chiefs and head men of the Wyandot Nation at Maguage & Brown's More ...

Moses Brown Silver Lemon Strainer

Moses Brown Silver Lemon Strainer

Auction:
3080B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2018
Lot:
9
Sold for:
$8,610$7,000

Moses Brown Silver Lemon Strainer, Charles Stevens, Providence, Rhode Island, 1765, deep round bowl with slightly flared lip, the bottom with pierced inscription around the outside reads "MOSES More ...

Lovecraft, H.P. (1890-1937) Autograph Letter Signed, 28 December 1935.

Lovecraft, H.P. (1890-1937) Autograph Letter Signed, 28 December 1935.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
80
Sold for:
$861$700

Lovecraft, H.P. (1890-1937) Autograph Letter Signed, 28 December 1935. Single leaf of paper inscribed densely over two pages, to Robert Bloch; very good, 9 x 5 1/2 in. "Honour'd Ludvig, Abundant More ...

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) Plan of a Woodlot in Lincoln and Concord Mass., Conveyed by Willard T. Farrar to Geo. Heywood, April 3

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) Plan of a Woodlot in Lincoln and Concord Mass., Conveyed by Willard T. Farrar to Geo. Heywood, April 3

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
113
Sold for:
$15,990$13,000

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) Plan of a Woodlot in Lincoln and Concord Mass., Conveyed by Willard T. Farrar to Geo. Heywood, April 30, 1857. Signed survey in Thoreau's hand in brown ink on heavy More ...

13th Century Church Lock and Key

13th Century Church Lock and Key

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
447
Unsold
 

13th Century Church Lock and Key, Castle Street, Turriff, Scotland, mortised lock with single bolt, and simple round bow key with multiple cleft nose and bit, brass plaque attached to wood block More ...

Eight American Sterling Silver Spoons

Eight American Sterling Silver Spoons

Auction:
3047T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 05, 2017
Lot:
2752
Sold for:
$111$90

Eight American Sterling Silver Spoons, four souvenir spoons: Wallace "Rose" pattern with engraved Michigan town "Petoskey" to bowl, Towle "Old Colonial" pattern with "Chicago" engraved to bowl, More ...

Green-painted Canoe

Green-painted Canoe

Auction:
3023T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 04, 2017
Lot:
1767
Sold for:
$984$800

Green-painted Canoe, early 20th century, constructed of slats of wood joining bentwood ribs and covered in canvas. More ...

Historic Letters, Documents, Five Signed Items.

Historic Letters, Documents, Five Signed Items.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1048
Sold for:
$185$150

Historic Letters, Documents, Five Signed Items. Including: 1) Gladstone, William E. (1809-1898) autograph letter signed, 15 February 1842; three page letter inscribed on small wove bifolium, with a More ...

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Typed Letter Signed 15 October 1915.

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Typed Letter Signed 15 October 1915.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1085
Sold for:
$338$275

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Typed Letter Signed 15 October 1915. Single leaf of paper with Oyster Bay, Long Island printed at the top of the sheet. To Dr. Charles F. Stokes of Warwick, New York, More ...

Two Utagawa Hiroshige II (1826-1869) Woodblock Prints

Two Utagawa Hiroshige II (1826-1869) Woodblock Prints

Auction:
3009T
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2017
Lot:
1707
Sold for:
$135$110

Two Utagawa Hiroshige II (1826-1869) Woodblock Prints, Japan, one depicting an old scholar with young daimyos, oban tate-e, framed and glazed, sight size 9 1/2 x 4 3/8; the other depicting Hushimi More ...

Eight American Sterling Silver Spoons

Eight American Sterling Silver Spoons

Auction:
2975B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 12, 2017
Lot:
320
Unsold
 

Eight American Sterling Silver Spoons, four souvenir spoons: Wallace "Rose" pattern with engraved Michigan town "Petoskey" to bowl, Towle "Old Colonial" pattern with "Chicago" engraved to bowl, More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Holograph Envelope Face with Free Frank, Signed as President, 21 September 1794.

Washington, George (1732-1799) Holograph Envelope Face with Free Frank, Signed as President, 21 September 1794.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
22
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Washington, George (1732-1799) Holograph Envelope Face with Free Frank, Signed as President, 21 September 1794. Single laid paper sheet presumably trimmed from a larger self-envelope leaf, More ...

A Collection of Eight Signed Letters, Some Men of Fame   Autograph Collection, Various Dates.

A Collection of Eight Signed Letters, Some Men of Fame Autograph Collection, Various Dates.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
42
Sold for:
$33,210$27,000

A Collection of Eight Signed Letters, Some Men of Fame Autograph Collection, Various Dates. Eight signed and autographed documents and letters bound in full green morocco, custom binding and More ...

Historic Letters, Documents, Five Signed Items.

Historic Letters, Documents, Five Signed Items.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
84
Unsold
 

Historic Letters, Documents, Five Signed Items. Including: 1) Gladstone, William E. (1809-1898) autograph letter signed, 15 February 1842; three page letter inscribed on small wove bifolium, with a More ...

James Grant, Laird of Ballindalloch (1720-1806) Retained Period Copy of a Letter Written 24 September 1776.

James Grant, Laird of Ballindalloch (1720-1806) Retained Period Copy of a Letter Written 24 September 1776.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
99
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

James Grant, Laird of Ballindalloch (1720-1806) Retained Period Copy of a Letter Written 24 September 1776. Laid paper watermarked bifolium, two sheets joined, inscribed over three pages, docketed More ...

Boston. John Bonner (1643-1726) Facsimile of his 1722 Map, The Town of Boston in New England.

Boston. John Bonner (1643-1726) Facsimile of his 1722 Map, The Town of Boston in New England.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
513
Sold for:
$111$90

Boston. John Bonner (1643-1726) Facsimile of his 1722 Map, The Town of Boston in New England. Boston: George C. Smith, 1835. Folio engraved reproduction map based on the 1722 original, old tears, More ...

Parkers Heritage Collection Malt Whiskey 8 Years Old, 1 750ml bottle

Parkers Heritage Collection Malt Whiskey 8 Years Old, 1 750ml bottle

Auction:
2944T
Auction:
Fine Wines - Oct 26, 2016
Lot:
2160
Unsold
 

Parkers Heritage Collection Malt Whiskey 8 Years Old Kentucky official bottling, 65% malted barley and 35% corn, 5th and 7th floor of rickhouse Y, hangtag, 54% 1 750ml bottle More ...

Comb Box

Comb Box

Auction:
2897M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - May 21, 2016
Lot:
41
Sold for:
$6,000$6,000

Comb Box, Harwinton, Connecticut, 18th century, the shaped back with narrow pocket for holding a comb, old surface, ht. 7, wd. 6 in. Elliot & Grace Snyder, 1987. Note: Inscription on back More ...

Farragut, David Glasgow (1801-1870) Autograph Letter Signed, from the U.S. Flagship Hartford

Farragut, David Glasgow (1801-1870) Autograph Letter Signed, from the U.S. Flagship Hartford

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1029
Sold for:
$431$350

Farragut, David Glasgow (1801-1870) Autograph Letter Signed, from the U.S. Flagship Hartford, off New Orleans, 1 May 1862. Single leaf inscribed over one page of lined wove paper. To Surgeon Stewart More ...

Old Grand Dad Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, 1 26 2/3oz bottle

Old Grand Dad Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, 1 26 2/3oz bottle

Auction:
2882T
Auction:
Fine Wines - Feb 18, 2016
Lot:
1813
Sold for:
$246$200

Old Grand Dad Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Kentucky official bottling, export bottling, c. 1973, 70 British Proof 1 26 2/3oz bottle More ...

Early Boston, Massachusetts Documents: 1692 and 1771.

Early Boston, Massachusetts Documents: 1692 and 1771.

Auction:
2865B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2015
Lot:
24
Sold for:
$800$650

Early Boston, Massachusetts Documents: 1692 and 1771. Indenture regarding the Town or Bendall's Dock in Boston, and its ownership transfer from Elizabeth Wensley to John Holbrook, signed by More ...

Mathews, Alfred E. (1831-1874) Pencil Sketches of Colorado, its Cities, Principal Towns and Mountain Scenery.

Mathews, Alfred E. (1831-1874) Pencil Sketches of Colorado, its Cities, Principal Towns and Mountain Scenery.

Auction:
2865B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2015
Lot:
240
Sold for:
$30,750$25,000

Mathews, Alfred E. (1831-1874) Pencil Sketches of Colorado, its Cities, Principal Towns and Mountain Scenery. [New York: Mathews,] 1866. First edition, oblong folio, illustrated with twenty-three More ...

Two Utagawa Hiroshige II (1826-1869) Woodblock Prints

Two Utagawa Hiroshige II (1826-1869) Woodblock Prints

Auction:
2837T
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 10, 2015
Lot:
1304
Unsold
 

Two Utagawa Hiroshige II (1826-1869) Woodblock Prints, Japan, one depicting an old scholar with young daimyos, oban tate-e, framed and glazed, sight size 9 1/2 x 4 3/8; the other depicting Hushimi More ...

Pair of Paint-decorated Fire Buckets

Pair of Paint-decorated Fire Buckets

Auction:
2838M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 09, 2015
Lot:
1329
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

Pair of Paint-decorated Fire Buckets, Charlestown, Massachusetts, c. 1807, the red-rimmed leather buckets painted black overall, the fronts centering spreadwing eagles clutching olive branches and More ...

The Phillips Family Needlework Picture

The Phillips Family Needlework Picture

Auction:
2786B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 01, 2015
Lot:
30
Sold for:
$903,000$750,000

The Phillips Family Needlework Picture, Sarah Phillips (b. Rowley, Massachusetts, 1656), Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1670, worked in red, blue, yellow, black, and white wool and silver and gold More ...

Warner Friedman (American, b. 1935)      In Old Shanty Town

Warner Friedman (American, b. 1935) In Old Shanty Town

Auction:
2779B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 23, 2015
Lot:
597
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Warner Friedman (American, b. 1935) In Old Shanty Town Signed, titled, and dated "Warner Friedman...1985" in marker on the stretcher. Acrylic on canvas, 44 x 40 in. (112.0 x 102.0 cm), More ...