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Auction Description for Leslie Hindman: Fine Books and Manuscripts

Fine Books and Manuscripts

(397 Lots)

by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers


397 lots | 396 with images

August 7, 2013

1338 West Lake Street

Chicago, IL, 60607 USA

Phone: 312.280.1212

Fax: 312.280.1211

Email: info@lesliehindman.com

* (AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES, after) HAVELL, ROBERT 36 1/2 x 30 inches.

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Description: (AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES, after) HAVELL, ROBERT Ruby-Throated Hummingbird, Trochilus Colubris. Plate XLVII, no. 10, from The Birds of America, [c. 18360 on J. Whatman Turkey Mill, n.d. Engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring. Framed. 36 1/2 x 30 inches.

Condition Report: taped on all sides but detached from mat; trimmed; mat burn all around along with some foxing around the mat; upper 3-inches and lower 3 1/2 -inches folded over with 2-inch tear on bottom edge; sheet is not pasted down - watermark is visible. Sheet size visible: 32 x 25 inches (38 1/2 x 25 inches unfolded)

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* (AUDUBON, JOHN HAMES, after) HAVELL, ROBERT. Vigors Vireo. Engraving and etching. Framed.

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Description: (AUDUBON, JOHN HAMES, after) HAVELL, ROBERT Vigors Vireo, Vireo Vigorsii. Plate 30, no. 6, from The Birds of America, 1836. Engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring. Framed. 29 3/4 x 21 1/2 inches.

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* (AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES, after) HAVELL, ROBERT. Tawny Thrush. Engraving with etching. Framed.

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Description: (AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES, after) HAVELL, ROBERT Tawny Thrush, Turdus Wilsonii. Plate CLXIV, no. 33, from The Birds of America, 1836. Engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring. Framed. 30 x 21 1/2 inches.

Condition Report: trimmed and taped to the mat at all sides, but not pasted down. Visible sheet size 24 x 18 inches. Watermark has been trimmed off.

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* (AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES, after) HAVELL, ROBERT. Black Guillemot. Engraving with etching.

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Description: (AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES, after) HAVELL, ROBERT Black Guillemot, Uria Grylle. Plate CCXIX, no. 44, from The Birds of America, [1836] on J. Whatman, 1836. Engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring. 26 x 28 3/4 inches.

Condition Report: sides folded over; light mat burn around edges; sheet trimmed to 25 1/2 x 37 1/2 inches.

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* (AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES, after) HAVELL, ROBERT. Black Throated Diver. Engraving with etching. Framed.

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Description: (AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES, after) HAVELL, ROBERT Black Throated Diver, Colymbus Arcticus. Plate CCCXLVI, no. 70, from The Birds of America, 1836. Engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring. Framed. 33 1/2 x 46 3/4 inches.

Condition Report: Fully pasted down; light mat burn; trimmed to 25 1/2 x 38 1/4 inches; numbers and words still visible; watermark visible under light, J. Whatman 1838.

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