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HERALDRY AND ARISTOCRACY

1 Vol. (Alexander II, Emperor of Russia). Description du Sacre et du couronnement de leurs majestes imperiales Alexandre II et l’Imperatrice Marie Alexandrovna. St. Petersburg, 1856. Elephant folio, one of 200 produced. $25,000-$40,000 (detail)


HERALDRY AND ARISTOCRACY

1 Vol. Holbein, Hans. Imitations of Original Drawings for the Portraits... of the Court of Henry VIII. London: Bulmer & Company for John Chamberlaine, 1792[-1800]. With 84 portraits in color. $2,000-$3,000


ARCHAEOLOGY & ARCHITECTURE

3 Vols. Sarre, Friedrich. Die Austellung von Meisterwerken muhammedanischer Kunst in Munchen... 1910. Munich: Bruckmann, 1911-12. One of 430 produced. $1,500-$2,000

1 Vol. (Commission Imperiale Archeologique). Les Mosquees de Samarcande. St. Petersburg, 1905. $2,000-$3,000


HISTORY OF TECHNOLOGY

2 Vols. Eiffel, Gustave. La Tour de trois cents metres. Paris: Lemercier, 1900. One of 500, inscribed by Gustave Eiffel on half title. $2,500-$4,000


HISTORY OF TECHNOLOGY

2 Vols. Dickinson’s Comprehensive Pictures of the Great Exhibition of 1851. London: Dickinson Brothers, 1854. Each plate marked “proof” with identifications (or signatures) in pencil of artists Joseph Nash, Louis Haghe, and/or David Roberts. $2,500-$4,000


HISTORY OF RELIGION

1 Vol. Manuscript Hebrew Bible Commentary and Exigetical Scrapbook. (Elmore, Arvilla, owner and compiler). Compendium of various Methodist seminarians’ notes, composed ca. 1830 and compiled ca. 1855. Written in several hands in German, Hebrew, and English. $500-$800


HISTORY OF RELIGION

1 Vol. (Amsterdam Haggadah, 1695). Seder Haggadah Shel Pessah KeMinhag Ashkenaz U’Sepharad [transcribed from Hebrew]. Amsterdam: Solomon Proops, 1695. $2,500-$4,000


AMERICANA

28 Pieces. Northwestern Photographic Co. “Views. Wounded Knee Battle, Indian Camps, War Camps, Indian Chiefs.” Chadron, NE: Northwestern Photographic Co., [ca. 1890]. Albumen photographs mounted on cardstock (and one on paper). $10,000-$15,000


EPHEMERA

1 Piece. “Gut,” illustrator. Concert Poster. “Sokol Hall: Hell’s Angels Motorcycle Club, Big Brother and The Holding Company, Merry Pranksters.” San Francisco: November, [1966]. First printing. $1,200-$1,800


LITERATURE

1 Vol. (Wyeth, N. C., and Remington, Frederick, illustrators). Parkman, Francis. The Oregon Trail. Boston: Little, Brown, 1925. #442/950. Signed and dated “Chadds Ford, Pa., 1927,� by N. C. Wyeth on half title, and embellished with an original pen and ink drawing. $800-$1,200


AUTOGRAPHS AND MANUSCRIPTS

1 Piece. Autograph Letter Signed. Washington, George. New York, Nov. 23, 1789. To Edward Rutledge, relating to the appointment of his brother, John Rutledge, as associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court: “...Your Brother’s acceptance… has given me much pleasure; and I should have been glad if Major Pinckney could have found it compatible with his interest to hold the office of District Judge...” $20,000-$30,000


FINE BINDINGS

1 Vol. Hughes, Thomas. Tom Brown’s School Days. London: Macmillan, 1869. Kelliegram binding, giltpaneled and decorated full crushed green morocco. $800-$1,200

1 Vol. Bates, William. The Maclise Portrait-Gallery of ‘Illustrious Literary Characters’ with Memoirs. London: Chatto and Windus, 1883. Kelliegram binding, gilt-paneled full brick red crushed levant morocco. $800-$1,200

1 Vol. Hughes, William R. A Weeks Tramp in Dickens-Land. London: Chapman & Hall, 1891. Kelliegram binding, gilt-paneled crushed green morocco with gilt-floral inner borders and red morocco inlays. $800-$1,200


MAPS AND ATLASES

2 Vols. Bowen, Emanuel; Moll, Herman. A Complete System of Geography. London: W. Innys, et al., 1747. $3,000-$5,000


MAPS AND ATLASES

1 Piece. Jansson, Johannes. Tabula Anemographica seu Pyxis Nautica... Hand-colored engraved map. Amsterdam, [ca. 1650]. $1,500-$2,000


MAPS AND ATLASES

1 Piece. Engraved Map. Norman, W[illiam], et al. “A New and Accurate Chart of the Chesapeak (sic) Including Delaware Bay...” Boston: W. Norman, [1793/1803]. Four sheets joined. Second state of this chart from John and William Norman’s American Pilot. $25,000-$40,000


Books, Maps, and Manuscripts  
Books, Maps, and Manuscripts  

Enjoy some highlights from our January 17, 2018 Books, Maps, and Manuscripts Auction.