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Monday, September 19, 2016

Arader Galleries Auction Success and Prices Realized from September 17th, 2016


We are delighted to announce our first sale of the Fall season was an overwhelming success. The sale included 227 lots with including beautiful examples from Audubon's Birds and Quadrupeds, a varied offering of natural history works and a stunning collection of maps and views. The sale total was $3,097,287.

Highlights of the Audubon section of the sale included the White-Headed Eagle (Lot 3), which achieved $24,400 after a fierce round of bidding between several phone bidders. The Golden Eagle (Lot 6) sold for $15,000 and The Black-Bellied Darter (Lot 10) achieved an impressive $33,350. In the Quads, the Canada Lynx (Lot 34) sold for $5,490. 

Other highlights from the sale included the celebrated Bunting World Map (Lot 182) selling for $6,100. Louis' Evan's 'Ship Adrian' had considerable interest and achieved $11,590. Both the Der Fer map of California (Lot 129) and Bleau's Nova et Accuratissima Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula (Lot 150) sold for a $9,760.

Our next auction will feature offerings from Audubon's Birds of America and Viviparous Quadrupeds of America as well as a selection of maps detailing the Pacific Northwest. Please let us know if you have any consignments you which to sell with us and contact us at auctions@aradernyc.com

Truly,
Graham Arader



Lot Title Premium
1 Audubon Aquatint, Common Gull, Plate 212 $3,050
2 Audubon Aquatint, American Widgeon, Plate 345 Pass
3 Audubon Aquatint, White-headed Eagle, Plate 31 $24,400
4 Audubon Aquatint, Long-billed Curlew, Plate 231 $97,600
5 Audubon Aquatint, Male Turkey, Plate 1 $122,000
6 Audubon Aquatint, Golden Eagle, Plate 181 $14,640
7 Audubon Aquatint, Goosander, Plate 331 $6,100
9 Audubon Aquatint, Bird of Washington, Plate 11 Pass
10 Audubon Aquatint, Black-bellied Darter, Plate 316 $33,550
11 Audubon Aquatint, Hawk Owl, Plate 378 $3,965
12 Audubon Aquatint, Ferruginous Thrush, Plate 116 $19,520
13 Audubon Aquatint, Shoveler Duck, Plate 327 $15,860
14 Audubon Aquatint, Long-tailed or Dusky Grous, Plate 361 $3,660
15 Audubon Aquatint, Blue-Gray Flycatcher, Plate 84 $915
16 Audubon Aquatint, Olive-sided Flycatcher, Plate 174 $366
17 Audubon Aquatint, Brown Creeper and California Nuthatch, Plate 415 $976
18 Audubon Lithograph Bien Edition, Blue Jay, Plate 231 $3,965
19 Audubon Aquatint, Blue-Winger Yellow Warbler, Plate 20 $793
20 Audubon Aquatint, Indigo Bird, Plate 74 $1,586
21 Audubon Aquatint, Golden-Crested Wren, Plate 183 $610
22 Audubon Lithograph Bien Edition, Children’s Warbler, Plate 88 $214
23 Audubon Lithographs, Imperial Folio, Texan Hare $4,880
24 Audubon Lithographs, Imperial Folio, Black American Wolf $2,318
25 Audubon Lithographs, Imperial Folio, Sewellel Male $366
26 Audubon Lithographs, Imperial Folio, Northern Meadow Mouse $122
27 Audubon Lithographs, Imperial Folio, Mexican Marmot-Squirrel $122
28 Audubon Lithographs, Imperial Folio, Dusky Squirrel $122
29 Audubon Lithographs, Imperial Folio, Hudson’s Bay Lemming $122
30 Audubon Lithographs, Imperial Folio, Yellow Cheeked Meadow Mouse $61
31 Audubon Lithographs, Polar Bear, Plate 91 $3,355
32 Audubon Lithographs, Sea Otter, Plate 137 $1,464
33 Audubon Lithographs, Grizzly Bear, Plate 131 $4,270
34 Audubon Lithographs, Canada Lynx, Plate 16 $5,490
35 Audubon Lithographs, Douglas Spermophile, Plate 49 $153
36 Mark Catesby Hand Colored Engraving, Tropic Bird (Vol. I, Pl. 14) $549
37 Albert Seba Hand-Colored Engraving, Tab XLI Pass
38 Albert Seba Hand-Colored Engraving, Tab LXXIX $366
39 Albert Seba Hand-Colored Engraving, Tab LXXVII $366
40 Albert Seba Hand-Colored Engraving, Tab CII $122
41 Albert Seba Hand-Colored Engraving, Tab XXXII $244
42 Albert Seba Hand-Colored Engraving, Tab XCIV $366
43 John Gould Hand-Colored Hummingbird Engraving, Heliothrix Artictlatts $1,159
44 John Gould Hand-Colored Hummingbird Engraving, Lampornis Gramineus $915
45 John Gould Hand-Colored Hummingbird Engraving, Lampornis Prevosti $854
46 William Sharp Water Lily Plate from Victoria Regia $1,220
47 Archibald Thorburn Mallard Duck Watercolor $11,590
48 Willem Van Leen Still Life with Roses, Iris, and a Dragonfly Oil Painting $14,640
49 Adelheid Dietrich Still Life with Fruit and Flowers Oil Painting $10,980
50 Hand-colored engraving of Hycinth from Robert Thornton's Temple of Flora $976
51 Hand-colored engraving of Carnations from Robert Thornton's Temple of Flora $610
52 Carroll Sargent Tyson Jr.'s Off-set Color Lithograph, Old Squaws $793
53 Carroll Sargent Tyson Jr.'s Off-set Color Lithograph, Ruffed Grouse $793
54 Carroll Sargent Tyson Jr.'s Off-set Color Lithograph, Common American Crow $427
55 Carroll Sargent Tyson Jr.'s Off-set Color Lithograph, Broad-Winged Hawk with Red Squirrel $854
56 Hand-colored Engraving by Jacques Barraband, Pl. 21 $1,220
57 Hand-colored Engraving by Jacques Barraband, Pl. 135 $1,220
58 Hand-colored Engraving by Jacques Barraband, Pl. 133 $1,220
59 Hand-colored Engraving by Jacques Barraband, Pl. 82 $1,220
60 Hand-colored Engraving by Jacques Barraband, Pl. 59 $1,220
61 Hand-colored Engraving by Jacques Barraband, Pl. 66 $1,220
62 Hand-colored Engraving by Jacques Barraband, Pl. 69 $1,220
63 Hand-colored Engraving by Jacques Barraband, Pl. 63 Pass
64 Hand-colored Engraving by Jacques Barraband, Pl. 108 $1,220
65 Hand-colored Engraving by Jacques Barraband, Pl. 13 Pass
66 Beautiful Engravings from Maria Sibylla Merian’s Dissertatio de Generatione et Metamorphosibus Insectorum Surinamensium, Pl. 35 Pass
67 Beautiful Engravings from Maria Sibylla Merian’s Dissertatio de Generatione et Metamorphosibus Insectorum Surinamensium, Pl. 57 $3,050
68 Beautiful Engravings from Maria Sibylla Merian’s Dissertatio de Generatione et Metamorphosibus Insectorum Surinamensium, Pl. 32 Pass
69 Beautiful Engravings from Maria Sibylla Merian’s Dissertatio de Generatione et Metamorphosibus Insectorum Surinamensium, Pl. 48 Pass
70 Beautiful Engravings from Maria Sibylla Merian’s Dissertatio de Generatione et Metamorphosibus Insectorum Surinamensium, Pl. 44 $3,050
71 Rare Copper Engravings with Original Color From Basil Besler’s Monumental Hortus Eystettensis $3,355
72 Rare Copper Engravings with Original Color From Basil Besler’s Monumental Hortus Eystettensis $3,050
73 Rare Copper Engravings with Original Color From Basil Besler’s Monumental Hortus Eystettensis $2,196
74 Rare Copper Engravings with Original Color From Basil Besler’s Monumental Hortus Eystettensis $4,880
75 Rare Copper Engravings with Original Color From Basil Besler’s Monumental Hortus Eystettensis $4,575
76 Rare Copper Engravings with Original Color From Basil Besler’s Monumental Hortus Eystettensis $4,880
77 Rare Copper Engravings with Original Color From Basil Besler’s Monumental Hortus Eystettensis $3,660
78 Beautiful Early 19th-century scientific studies of a Rose by Redoute, Rosa Indica $10,980
79 Beautiful Early 19th-century scientific studies of Lillies by Redoute, Pl. 78 $7,320
80 Beautiful Early 19th-century scientific studies of Lillies by Redoute, Pl. 107 $1,708
81 Beautiful Early 19th-century scientific studies of Lillies by Redoute, Pl. 263 $1,708
82 Beautiful Early 19th-century scientific studies of Lillies by Redoute, Pl. 56 $1,830
83 Beautiful Early 19th-century scientific studies of Lillies by Redoute, Pl. 147 $1,159
84 Beautiful Early 19th-century scientific studies of Lillies by Redoute, Pl. 39 $2,318
85 Beautiful Early 19th-century scientific studies of Lillies by Redoute, Pl. 475 $4,880
86 Stately Hand-colored Lithographs of Game Birds by Daniel Elliot, White-crested Kouege $458
87 Stately Hand-colored Lithographs of Game Birds by Daniel Elliot, Wild Turkey $732
88 Stately Hand-colored Lithographs of Game Birds by Daniel Elliot, Sclatter's Monal $427
89 Stately Hand-colored Lithographs of Game Birds by Daniel Elliot, Blood Pheasant $427
90 Stately Hand-colored Lithographs of Game Birds by Daniel Elliot, Soemmering's Pheasant $915
91 Stately Hand-colored Lithographs of Game Birds by Daniel Elliot, Palawan Peacock-Pheasant $671
92 Map of Most Inhabited Part of Virginia… Jefferson & Fry, 1775 $20,740
93 Accuarate Map of North and South Carolina… Mouzon, 1775 $19,520
94 A Map of the Most Inhabited Part of New England… Mead, 1774 $5,795
95 Map of Pennsylvania… Scull / Jefferys, 1775.  $5,490
96 Course of the River Mississippi… Ross / Jefferys, 1775. $5,795
97 Provinces of New York & New Jersey… Holland / Pownall / Jefferys, 1775. $5,795
98 The Coast of West Florida & Louisiana with the Peninsula of Florida… Jefferys, 1775. $6,100
99 Stunning landmark map of Virginia by John White $13,420
100 Important Wytfliet Map showing European knowledge of Virginia prior to English settlement. $6,710
101 John Speed Map of Virginia and Maryland $3,355
102 Updated Edition of Lewis Evan's Engraved Map of the East Coast $4,575
103 3 Manuscript Maps delignating the Land of Lord Thomas sixth Lord Fairfax of Cameron (1693-1781) $793,000
104 Finest map of the southern East-Coast region of the time by Thomas Hutchins $183,000
105 First centralized, comprehensive, co-ordinated and scientific survey of the state of Maryland by John Henry Alexander $488,000
106 Pivotal Early Views of Washington, DC by George Beck $335,500
107 Pivotal Early Views of Washington, DC by George Beck $335,500
108 Pivotal Early Views of Washington, DC by George Beck $213,500
109 Manuscript Map of Loudon County Virginia from the Civil War $8,540
110 FIRST PRINTED EDITION of the L’Enfant Plan by Andrew Ellicott $13,420
111 Henri Soules' Revolutionary War Map retracing Rochambeau's route between Boston to Yorktown $915
112 Mid-18th Century Map by Heirs of Johann Homann of East Coast $336
113 Kasimir Watercolor of New York Skyline from Govenor's Island $9,150
114 Bennett Aquatint engraving of Fulton St. and Market $4,575
115 Canot Pre-revolutionary Engravings of New York, South-East $5,490
116 Canot Pre-revolutionary Engravings of New York, South-West $4,575
117 19th Century Lithograph of Interior of NY Post Office, Endicott $275
118 19th Century Lithograph of Old NY Post Office, Briem $244
119 Watercolor of West Point Military Academy by Eastman $4,880
120 Late 19th Century Print of Odd Fellow's Hall in Boston, MA $153
121 Hand-colored Lithograph by Currier & Ives, The Pursuit $5,795
122 Hand-colored Lithograph by Currier & Ives, The Last Shot $4,575
123 Anheuser Busch Production of Custer's Last Fight $3,355
124 Civil War Era Lithographed Map of the United States, Lloy's Military Map $2,318
125 Faden. Revolutionary War Engraved Map of the Battle of Saratoga, NY $366
126 Faden. Revolutionary War Engraved Map of the Battle of Bunker Hill, MA Pass
127 Faden. Revolutionary War Engraved Map showing the defense of the Delaware River $7,930
128 Johnson. Mid-19th Century Map of Brooklyn during the Revolution $366
129 De Fer. An Early 18th Century French Engraved Map of California $9,760
130 An Iconic Early Map by Ortelius of the Gulf of Meixo and South America $1,159
131 Westcoatt. Lithographed Map showing the Great Silver Rush of 1859 in the Utah Territory Pass
132 Ficke. Beautiful Early 20th Century Chromolithograph of the Destruction of San Francisco by Earthquake and Fire in 1904 $3,355
133 Hill after Shaw. View on the North River $458
134 Hill after Shaw. Bolling's Dam, Virginia $336
135 Currier & Ives Lithograph of the Fall of Richmond, VA $793
136 Milbert. Beautiful Lithograph of the Natural Bridge in Virginia $214
137 Pownall / Canot. View of the City of Boston $3,355
138 Later edition of Lewis Evan's Milestone Map of the East Coast by Bowles $2,745
139 Engraved Map of French Posessions by L. Chevenard $1,708
140 W. Pierrie engraving of Boston taken on the Road to Dorchester $14,640
141 Chromolithograph after Francois Biard's Harper's Weekly engraving, The Pirates $1,037
142 A Beautifully colored depictiong of Mardi Gras Floats. Procession of the Krewe, 1891.  $610
143 The Umbrella Race - After Allen, 1893 $1,098
144 John Hill engraving after William G Wall View of the Palisades $3,355
145 Habersham & Gill. A Highly Detailed Late 19th-century Lithographed Map of Oregon and Washington. $732
146 Colton. An Excellent Mid-19th Century Lithographed Map of Nebraska and Kansas, 1857.  $10,370
147 Platen. Highly Detailed Chaffin County Map of Savannah, Georgia $9,150
148 Thulstrup. Richly Colored Print of Civil War Battle, Kenesaw Mtn., Georgia $427
149 Beautifully Colored Double Hemisphere Map of the World by Mercator $8,540
150 Bleau Double-Hemisphere World Map with Seasonal Allegories $9,760
151 Manuscript Plan of Fort St. Philip on the island of Minorca $6,100
152 Munster Woodcut Map of the World $2,440
153 Quad. Very fine Projection Map of the World after Mercator $1,708
154 America Sive India Nova. Engraved Map of the Americas by Gerard & Michael Mercator $3,355
155 Engraved Hondius Map of America $3,355
156 Engraved Hondius Map of South East Coast. Virginia Item et Floridae… $1,830
157 Watercolor of Cadmus of Boston by Joseph Pellegrin $11,590
158 Watercolor of Ship "Adrian' by James Guy Evans $11,590
159 Currier and Ives Clipper Ship Sweepstakes $427
160 Frederic Roux Watercolor of Vaucluse naval vessel $4,575
161 Roeser. Lithographed Map of State of Oregon $2,318
162 Rand, McNally & Co. Hand-colored Lithographed Map of Oregon, 1884 $732
163 Rand, McNally & Co. Lithographed Map of Oregon, 1899 $732
164 Amer. Sep. No. 40. Detailed Map of Montana, Wyoming, Dakota and Upper Missouri River by Philippe Vandermaelen $1,342
165 De Bry's engraving of John White's image of Virginia Indians Dancing around a Circle of Posts $1,159
166 Engraving after John Francis Renault of British Surrendering to Washington after defeat at Yorktown $7,320
167 Engraved Map of Maine Coastline by Des Barres $732
168 Jacob Eicholtz Oil Painting of the Schuykill River $8,540
169 J.H. Buffords Sons' Lithographed Bird's Eye View of Confederate Prison in Salisbury, N.C. $671
170 Colorful Lithographed View of Jersey City, NJ, 1883 Pass
171 Chromolithograph after John Mix Stanley of the Trial of the Red Jacket, 1871 $1,708
172 Group Lot of 7 McKenny & Hall Lithographs $610
173 De Wit Map of England hand-colored by master colorist Jansz Van Santen $3,660
174 Visscher Map of Bavaria hand-colored by master colorist Jansz Van Santen $2,074
175 Visscher Map of Flanders hand-colored by master colorist Jansz Van Santen $1,342
176 Bleau Map of Flanders hand-colored by master colorist Jansz Van Santen $3,660
177 Visscher Map of Germany hand-colored by master colorist Jansz Van Santen $1,159
178 Beautiful Engraved Plate (3) after Rafael Copied From the Loggia di Rafaele Nel Vaticano in Rome. $1,220
179 Beautiful Engraved Plate (4) after Rafael Copied From the Loggia di Rafaele Nel Vaticano in Rome. $1,220
180 Beautiful Engraved Plate (8) after Rafael Copied From the Loggia di Rafaele Nel Vaticano in Rome. $1,220
181 Beautiful Engraved Plate (9) after Rafael Copied From the Loggia di Rafaele Nel Vaticano in Rome. $1,586
182 Clover Leaf Map of the World by Heinrich Bunting from Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae... $6,100
183 Engraved Map by Heinrich Bunting from Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae... $1,708
184 Engraved Map by Heinrich Bunting from Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae... $1,098
185 Engraved Map by Heinrich Bunting from Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae... $336
186 Engraved Map by Heinrich Bunting from Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae... $336
187 Engraved Map by Heinrich Bunting from Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae... $336
188 Engraved Map by Heinrich Bunting from Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae... $336
189 Engraved Map by Heinrich Bunting from Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae... $336
190 Engraved Map by Heinrich Bunting from Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae... $336
191 Currier & Ives Lithograph Americana, Spring $366
192 Currier & Ives Lithograph Americana, Summer $366
193 Currier & Ives Lithograph Americana, Autumn $366
194 Currier & Ives Lithograph Americana, Winter $366
195 Currier & Ives Lithograph Americana, Bear Hunting $427
196 Currier & Ives Lithograph Americana, Through to the Pacific $1,159
197 Currier & Ives Lithograph Americana, American Hunting Scenes $3,660
198 Currier & Ives Lithograph Americana, Rail Shooting Pass
199 Group lot of Six maps of Palestine from the 18th to the 20th Century $488
200 A collection of 7 nautical chromolithographs after W.J. Huggins $488
201 Martin Engelbrecht Engraving, Le Tournoi $122
202 Martin Engelbrecht Engraving, Ludus Cursorius $122
203 Martin Engelbrecht Engraving, Mango Studio… $122
204 Martin Engelbrecht Engraving, Pugnax Praedaque $122
205 Arthur Keller Etching, Piano Lesson $458
206 Arthur Keller Etching, Self Portrait $397
207 Original Watercolor by Arthur Keller, Agnes' Pride $671
208 Rowney & Forster Lithographed Equestrian Portrait $92
209 Rowney & Forster Lithographed Equestrian Portrait $92
210 Steffen Watercolor of Great Blue Heron $580
211 Steffen Watercolor of Black-crowned Night Heron $427
212 Steffen Watercolor of Lesser Yellowlegs $397
213 Steffen Watercolor of White Pelican $427
214 Steffen Watercolor of Eastern Red Crossbill $366
215 Steffen Watercolor of Blackpoll Warbler $366
216 Steffen Watercolor of Yellow-bellied Sapsucker $366
217 Steffen Watercolor of Eastern Hairy Woodpecker $366
218 Steffen Watercolor of Boat-tailed Grackle $366
219 Steffen Watercolor of California Towhee $366
220 Audubon Birds Framed Pair, Octavo, Pl. 495 & 435 $214
221 Audubon Birds Framed Pair, Octavo, Pl. 339 & 322 $183
222 Alexander Wilson Birds Pair $275
223 Great Black Woodpecker by Selby $122
224 Keulemans Parrots Framed Pair $183
225 Robert Sweet Botanicals Pair $122
226 Berlese Camellias Framed Pair $183
227 Botanical Watercolor Framed $214
     
  Total $3,097,287