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Auction Name
Photographs by Norman Seeff: the Lost Archive - Online bidstart 9/27
Auction Date
10/09/2013 - 10/09/2013
Sale Number
#3440
Total Lots
50
Sold Lots
0
Lots Sold
0.00%
Unsold Lots
50
Total Sales (USD)
0.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
0.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
0.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
134,500.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
197,500.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
-0.03%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
1 NORMAN SEEFF (B. 1939)

Diane Keaton, 1975

1975 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 Unknown
2 NORMAN SEEFF (B. 1939)

Jodie Foster, Los Angeles, 1976

1976 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 Unknown
3 NORMAN SEEFF (B. 1939)

Greg Allman & Cher, Los Angeles, 1977

1977 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 Unknown
4 NORMAN SEEFF (B. 1939)

The Ramones, New York, 1977

1977 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 Unknown
5 NORMAN SEEFF (B. 1939)

Steven Tyler, Los Angeles, 1988

1988 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 Unknown
6 NORMAN SEEFF (B. 1939)

Blondie, New York, 1979

1979 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 Unknown
7 NORMAN SEEFF (B. 1939)

Herbie Hancock, 1986

1986 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 Unknown
8 NORMAN SEEFF (B. 1939)

Van Morrison, 1978

1978 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 Unknown
9 NORMAN SEEFF (B. 1939)

John Belushi, Los Angeles, 1981

1981 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 Unknown
10 NORMAN SEEFF (B. 1939)

Joni Mitchell, Los Angeles, 1976

1976 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 Unknown
11 NORMAN SEEFF (B. 1939)

Whitney Houston, Los Angeles, 1990

1990 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 Unknown
12 NORMAN SEEFF (B. 1939)

Tina Turner, Los Angeles, 1983

1983 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 Unknown
13 NORMAN SEEFF (B. 1939)

Jim Henson, New York, 1986

1986 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 Unknown
14 NORMAN SEEFF (B. 1939)

The Eagles, Los Angeles, 1976

1976 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 Unknown
15 NORMAN SEEFF (B. 1939)

Rod Stewart, 1984

1984 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 Unknown
16 NORMAN SEEFF (B. 1939)

Barry White, 1974

1974 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 Unknown
17 NORMAN SEEFF (B. 1939)

Michael Jackson & Diana Ross, 1982

1982 USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 Unknown
18 NORMAN SEEFF (B. 1939)

Johnny Cash, Nashville, 1978

1978 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 Unknown
19 NORMAN SEEFF (B. 1939)

Ron Wood, Los Angeles, 1979

1979 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 Unknown
20 NORMAN SEEFF (B. 1939)

The Rolling Stones, Los Angeles, 1971

1971 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 Unknown
  • <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> E.H. SHEPARD, Original drawing for A.A. Milne’s The House at Pooh Corner.<br>$40,000-60,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> BERNARD RATZER, Plan of the City of New York in North America, surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767. $80,000-100,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> THOMAS JEFFERSON, Autograph letter signed comparing Logan, Tecumseh, and Little Turtle to the Spartans. Monticello: 15 February 1821. $14,000-18,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN C. FREMONT, Narrative of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, in the Year 1842.. Abridged edition, the only one containing the folding map From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $3,000-5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ZANE GREY, Album containing 94 large format photographs of Grey and party at Catalina Island, Arizona, and fishing in the Pacific. From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $5,000-$8,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> WILLIAM COMBE, A History of Madeira ... illustrative of the Costumes, Manners, and Occupations of the Inhabitants. produced by Ackermann in 1821; From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ERIC TAVERNER, Salmon Fishing... One of 275 copies signed by Taverner, published in 1931,From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN WHITEHEAD, Exploration of Mount Kina Balu, North Borneo. Whitehead reached the high point of Kinabalu in 1888. Part of a major group of travel books from the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN LONG, Voyages and Travels of an Indian Interpreter and Trader, describing the Manners and Customs of the North American Indians... The first edition of 1791. $3,000-$5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> SAMUEL BECKETT, Stirrings Still. This, Beckett’s last work of fiction with original lithographs by Le Brocquy, limited to 200 copies signed by the author and the artist. From the Estate of Howard Kaminsky.. $1,500-$2,500
  • <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Charles Darwin on sexuality and the transmission of hereditary characteristics: Autograph Letter Signed to Lawson Tait. Down, 17 January [1877].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> MILTON, JOHN. <i>Paradise Lost. A Poem written in ten books.</i> London: 1667. A very rare example with the contemporary binding untouched and with a 1667 title page.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Hamilton secures the ratification of the Constitution: <i>The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, assembled at Poughkeespsie, on the 17th June, 1788.</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> The social contract “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains”: ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. <i>Principes du Droit Politique [Du Contract Social]</i>. Amsterdam: Michel Rey, 1762
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> “The first English textbook on geometrical land-measurement and surveying”: BENESE, RICHARD. <i>This Boke Sheweth the Maner of Measurynge All Maner of Lande…</i>
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Jacques-Émile Ruhlmann, wallpaper sample book, circa 1919. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Archive from a late office of the Breuer & Smith architectural team, New York, 1960-70s. $3,500 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> William Morris, <i>The Story of the Glittering Plain or the Land of Living Men,</i> illustrated by Walter Crane, Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith, 1894. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Gustave Doré, <i>La Sainte Bible selon la Vulgate,</i> Tours, 1866. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Gustav Klimt & Max Eisler, <i>Eine Nachlese,</i> complete set, Vienna, 1931. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>Eric Allatini & Gerda Wegener, <i>Sur Talons Rouges,</i> with original watercolor by Wegener, Paris, 1929. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>C.P. Cavafy, <i>Fourteen Poems,</i> illustrated & signed by David Hockney, London, 1966. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Jean Midolle, <i>Spécimen des Écritures Modernes...</i>, Strasbourg, 1834-35. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>E.A. Seguy, <i>Floréal: Dessins & Coloris Nouveaux,</i> Paris, 1925. $3,000 to $4,000.
  • <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN. Autograph Manuscript sketch-leaf part of the score of the Scottish Songs, "Sunset" Op. 108 no 2. [Vienna, February 1818]. Inscribed by Alexander Wheelock Thayer. SOLD for $131,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> Violin belonging to Albert Einstein, presented to him by Oscar H. Steger, 1933. SOLD for $516,500
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Autograph Letter Signed ("Papa") to his son Hans Albert, discussing his involvement with the atomic bomb, September 2, 1945. SOLD for $106,250
    <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> HAMILTON, ALEXANDER. Autograph Letter Signed, to Baron von Steuben, with extensive notes of Von Steuben's aide Benjamin Walker, June 12, 1780. SOLD for $16,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> NEWTON, ISAAC. Autograph Manuscript in Latin, being detailed instructions on making the philosopher's stone. 8 pp. 1790s. SOLD for $275,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> 1869 Inauguration Bible of President Ulysses S. Grant. SOLD for $118,750
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