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Helen Frankenthaler (American, 1928-2011)      Tales of Genji III

Helen Frankenthaler (American, 1928-2011) Tales of Genji III

Auction:
3293B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 26, 2019
Lot:
76A
Sold for:
$61,500$50,000

Helen Frankenthaler (American, 1928-2011) Tales of Genji III, 1998, total edition of 60, published and printed by Tyler Graphics Ltd., Mount Kisco, New York. Numbered and signed "35/36 More ...

John La Farge (American, 1835-1910)      Quince Blossoms with Tree Trunk

John La Farge (American, 1835-1910) Quince Blossoms with Tree Trunk

Auction:
3278M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2019
Lot:
876
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

John La Farge (American, 1835-1910) Quince Blossoms with Tree Trunk Unsigned, inscribed faintly "-D- 134/Mrs. HH Fuller-/will call" in pencil on the reverse. Oil on panel, 10 7/8 x 5 7/8 in., More ...

Gerardus Laurentius Keultjes (Dutch, 1786-c. 1818)      Dutch Vessels at Sea

Gerardus Laurentius Keultjes (Dutch, 1786-c. 1818) Dutch Vessels at Sea

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1317
Sold for:
$492$400

Gerardus Laurentius Keultjes (Dutch, 1786-c. 1818) Dutch Vessels at Sea Signed "G.L. Keultjes f." l.r., inscribed in Dutch on an older label affixed to the reverse, inscribed with the artist's More ...

Two Navajo Saddle Blankets

Two Navajo Saddle Blankets

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
511
Sold for:
$185$150

Two Navajo Saddle Blankets, c. 1900, both with natural and commercially dyed homespun wool, woven in a banded pattern, one with arrow motifs, 30 3/4 x 31 1/2, 29 1/2 x 30 in. More ...

Navajo Dye Display

Navajo Dye Display

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
523
Sold for:
$111$90

Navajo Dye Display, display of eighteen different natural ingredients that make up dye for Navajo weavings, image size 17 3/4 x 24 in., framed. More ...

Redder, Jacob W. (1809-1864) African American Civil War Soldier and His Descendants, Lot of Photographs, 1860s-1960s.

Redder, Jacob W. (1809-1864) African American Civil War Soldier and His Descendants, Lot of Photographs, 1860s-1960s.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1027
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Redder, Jacob W. (1809-1864) African American Civil War Soldier and His Descendants, Lot of Photographs, 1860s-1960s. Including two cabinet cards of Jacob and his wife, Sophia Elizabeth Mills More ...

Edward, David B. (fl. circa 1830) The History of Texas; or, the Emigrants, Farmers, and Politicians Guide to the Character, Climate,

Edward, David B. (fl. circa 1830) The History of Texas; or, the Emigrants, Farmers, and Politicians Guide to the Character, Climate,

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1085
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Edward, David B. (fl. circa 1830) The History of Texas; or, the Emigrant's, Farmer's, and Politician's Guide to the Character, Climate, Soil and Productions of that Country. Cincinnati: Stereotyped More ...

Newton, Sir Isaac (1643-1727) Opticks: or a Treatise of the Reflexions, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light.

Newton, Sir Isaac (1643-1727) Opticks: or a Treatise of the Reflexions, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1134
Sold for:
$43,050$35,000

Newton, Sir Isaac (1643-1727) Opticks: or a Treatise of the Reflexions, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light. London: Printed for Sam. Smith, and Benj. Walford, 1704. First edition, first More ...

Otley's Children's Chapbooks.

Otley's Children's Chapbooks.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1141A
Sold for:
$738$600

Otley's Children's Chapbooks. Yorkshire: Otley, J.S. Publishing and Stationery Co., Ltd., [c. 1850]. Sixteen separate issues in a series as indicated on the back cover of each number, octavo, each More ...

Wilson, Alexander (1766-1813) and Charles Lucien Bonaparte (1803-1857) with Notes by Sir William Jardine (1800-1874) American Ornitholo

Wilson, Alexander (1766-1813) and Charles Lucien Bonaparte (1803-1857) with Notes by Sir William Jardine (1800-1874) American Ornitholo

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1202
Sold for:
$554$450

Wilson, Alexander (1766-1813) and Charles Lucien Bonaparte (1803-1857) with Notes by Sir William Jardine (1800-1874) American Ornithology; or, the Natural History of the Birds of the United States. More ...

John La Farge (American, 1835-1910)      Quince Blossoms with Tree Trunk

John La Farge (American, 1835-1910) Quince Blossoms with Tree Trunk

Auction:
3203B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 25, 2019
Lot:
274
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John La Farge (American, 1835-1910) Quince Blossoms with Tree Trunk Unsigned, inscribed faintly "-D- 134/Mrs. HH Fuller-/will call" in pencil on the reverse. Oil on panel, 10 7/8 x 5 7/8 in., More ...

Gerardus Laurentius Keultjes (Dutch, 1786-c. 1818)      Dutch Vessels at Sea

Gerardus Laurentius Keultjes (Dutch, 1786-c. 1818) Dutch Vessels at Sea

Auction:
3195B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 12, 2019
Lot:
318
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Gerardus Laurentius Keultjes (Dutch, 1786-c. 1818) Dutch Vessels at Sea Signed "G.L. Keultjes f." l.r., inscribed in Dutch on an older label affixed to the reverse, inscribed with the artist's More ...

Navajo Third Phase Blanket

Navajo Third Phase Blanket

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
505
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Navajo Third Phase Blanket, c. 1900, woven in the style of a third phase chief's blanket, in commercial and naturally dyed homespun wool, with checkered stepped-diamond devices, 45 x 53 in. More ...

Charles Dana Gibson (American, 1867-1944)      The Questionnaire

Charles Dana Gibson (American, 1867-1944) The Questionnaire

Auction:
3180T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 19, 2018
Lot:
1052
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Charles Dana Gibson (American, 1867-1944) The Questionnaire. Signed "C.D. Gibson" in ink l.l., dedicated in charcoal or similar "To Calvert Smith from his friend C.D. Gibson" along the bottom More ...

Jean Claude Severe (Haitian, 20th Century)    18th Century Haitian Soldiers on Horseback

Jean Claude Severe (Haitian, 20th Century) 18th Century Haitian Soldiers on Horseback

Auction:
3180T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 19, 2018
Lot:
1103
Sold for:
$861$700

Jean Claude Severe (Haitian, 20th Century) 18th Century Haitian Soldiers on Horseback. Signed "Jn Claude/Sévère" l.l., inscribed "R. 592 P.A.C. 83" on the reverse. Oil on Masonite, 24 3/8 x More ...

Townsend, John Kirk (1809-1851) Narrative of a Journey across the Rocky Mountains, to the Columbia River, and a Visit to the Sandwich I

Townsend, John Kirk (1809-1851) Narrative of a Journey across the Rocky Mountains, to the Columbia River, and a Visit to the Sandwich I

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
272
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Townsend, John Kirk (1809-1851) Narrative of a Journey across the Rocky Mountains, to the Columbia River, and a Visit to the Sandwich Islands, Chili, &c. with a Scientific Appendix. Philadelphia: More ...

Acosta, Jose de (1540-1600) Naturall and Morall Historie of the East and West Indies.

Acosta, Jose de (1540-1600) Naturall and Morall Historie of the East and West Indies.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
3
Sold for:
$15,990$13,000

Acosta, Jose de (1540-1600) Naturall and Morall Historie of the East and West Indies. London: Printed by Val: Sims for Edward Blount and William Aspley, 1604. First edition in English, quarto, type More ...

Boyle, Robert (1627-1691) Short Memoirs for the Natural Experimental History of Mineral Waters.

Boyle, Robert (1627-1691) Short Memoirs for the Natural Experimental History of Mineral Waters.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
19
Unsold
 

Boyle, Robert (1627-1691) Short Memoirs for the Natural Experimental History of Mineral Waters. London: Printed for Samuel Smith at the Prince's-Arms in St. Paul's Church-yard, 1684/5. First edition More ...

Ellis, John (1710?-1776) The Natural History of Many Curious and Uncommon Zoophytes.

Ellis, John (1710?-1776) The Natural History of Many Curious and Uncommon Zoophytes.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
57
Sold for:
$738$600

Ellis, John (1710?-1776) The Natural History of Many Curious and Uncommon Zoophytes. London: Printed for Benjamin White & Son, 1786. First edition, large quarto, illustrated with sixty-three More ...

Perrault, Claude (1613-1688) Memoir's for a Natural History of Animals.

Perrault, Claude (1613-1688) Memoir's for a Natural History of Animals.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
138
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Perrault, Claude (1613-1688) Memoir's for a Natural History of Animals. London: by Joseph Streater, to be sold by T. Basset, et al., 1688. First edition in English, small folio, engraved More ...

Topsell, Edward (1572-1625?) The Historie of Foure-Footed Beastes;   [bound with] The Historie of Serpents.

Topsell, Edward (1572-1625?) The Historie of Foure-Footed Beastes; [bound with] The Historie of Serpents.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
177
Sold for:
$15,375$12,500

Topsell, Edward (1572-1625?) The Historie of Foure-Footed Beastes; [bound with] The Historie of Serpents. London: Printed by William Jaggard, 1607 [and] 1608. First editions of both titles, folio, More ...

Willfsford, Thomas (b. circa 1612) Nature's Secrets. Or, the Admirable and Wonderfull History of the Generation of Meteors.

Willfsford, Thomas (b. circa 1612) Nature's Secrets. Or, the Admirable and Wonderfull History of the Generation of Meteors.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
194
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Willfsford, Thomas (b. circa 1612) Nature's Secrets. Or, the Admirable and Wonderfull History of the Generation of Meteors. London: Printed for Nath. Brook at the Angel in Cornhill, 1658. First More ...

Willis, Thomas (1621-1675) Pharmaceutice Rationalis: or an Exercitation of the Operations of Medicines in Humane Bodies.

Willis, Thomas (1621-1675) Pharmaceutice Rationalis: or an Exercitation of the Operations of Medicines in Humane Bodies.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
195
Sold for:
$3,444$2,800

Willis, Thomas (1621-1675) Pharmaceutice Rationalis: or an Exercitation of the Operations of Medicines in Humane Bodies. London: Printed for T. Dring, C. Harper, and J. Leigh, and are to be Sold at More ...

Paget, Sir James (1814-1899) Autograph Letter Signed, 12 November 1880 to Charles Darwin (1809-1882)

Paget, Sir James (1814-1899) Autograph Letter Signed, 12 November 1880 to Charles Darwin (1809-1882)

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1058
Sold for:
$154$125

Paget, Sir James (1814-1899) Autograph Letter Signed, 12 November 1880 to Charles Darwin (1809-1882) Single laid paper sheet of Dr. Paget's Harewood Place writing paper, sending Darwin a printed More ...

Wilder, Laura Ingalls (1867-1957) These Happy Golden Years,   and Two Autograph Letters Signed.

Wilder, Laura Ingalls (1867-1957) These Happy Golden Years, and Two Autograph Letters Signed.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1073
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Wilder, Laura Ingalls (1867-1957) These Happy Golden Years, and Two Autograph Letters Signed. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1943. Stated first edition, octavo, binding shaken, tears to cloth, worn; More ...

An Introduction to Natural History of Beasts & Birds   [...] Adapted for the Improvement of Youth.

An Introduction to Natural History of Beasts & Birds [...] Adapted for the Improvement of Youth.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1077
Sold for:
$86$70

An Introduction to Natural History of Beasts & Birds [...] Adapted for the Improvement of Youth. Baltimore: by Warner and Hanna, sold by them and John Vance & Co., 1807. Octavo, stated first More ...

Jadeite Bead Necklace

Jadeite Bead Necklace

Auction:
3106B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - May 15, 2018
Lot:
148
Sold for:
$25,830$21,000

Jadeite Bead Necklace, the double strand necklace composed of 107 beads graduating in size from approx. 4.30 to 9.50 mm, completed by an Art Deco platinum and diamond clasp, lg. 16 1/4 in. Note: More ...

Northwest Coast Chilkat Blanket

Northwest Coast Chilkat Blanket

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
328
Unsold
 

Northwest Coast Chilkat Blanket, c. 1900, woven of mountain goat wool and cedar bark in pale yellow and blue against a black background, classic form representing a bear under water, wd. 59 in. More ...

Female of the Bushman Race

Female of the Bushman Race

Auction:
3063T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 01, 2018
Lot:
1024
Unsold
 

Female of the Bushman Race, from Dr. Prichard's Natural History of Man, lithograph, "London Published by Baillière 1848," framed, (toning, not examined out of frame). More ...

Navajo Banded Blanket

Navajo Banded Blanket

Auction:
3043B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 02, 2017
Lot:
389
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Navajo Banded Blanket, c. last quarter 19th century, woven with natural and synthetic dyed yarns, (a few small holes and dye run), 77 x 49 1/2 in. Provenance: Collected by William Giles Harding More ...