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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>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:<br>Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Caius Julius Hyginus, <i>Poeticon Astronomicon,</i> first illustrated edition, Venice, 1482. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Giovanni Botero, <i>Le Relationi Universali... divise in Sette Parti</i>, Venice, 1618. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> <i>L'Escole des Filles</i>, likely third edition of the first work of pornographic fiction in French, 1676. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:<br>Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Illuminated Book of Hours in Latin on vellum, Flanders, early 16th century. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Johannes Regiomontanus, <i>Calendarium,</i> Venice, 1485. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Pedro de Medina, <i>Libro d[e] gra[n]dezas y cosas memorables de España,</i> Alcalá de Henares, 1566. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:<br>Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b><br>Luis de Lucena, <i>Arte de Ajedres,</i> Salamanca, circa 1496-97. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Andrés Serrano, <i>Los Siete Principes de los Ángeles, válidos de Rey del Cielo,</i> Spain, 1707. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Johannes de Sacrobosco, <i>Sphaera mundi,</i> first illustrated edition, Venice, 1478. $15,000 to $20,000.
  • <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> A Rare 3-rotor German Enigma I Enciphering Machine. $70,000 to $90,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Important collection of correspondence between Werner Heisenberg and Bruno Rossi. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Walt Whitman Autograph manuscript containing his thoughts on death. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> David Roberts. <i>Holy Land</i>. Six volumes. 1842-1849. First edition. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Extensive collection of Ray Bradbury's primary works, most signed or inscribed. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Peter Force. Declaration of Independence. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Steinbeck. <i>Grapes of Wrath</i>. A fine copy of the first edition. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Lewis & Clark. <i>Travels to the Source of the Missouri River</i>... First English edition, extra-illustrated. 1814. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Manuscript document signed by Nuno de Guzman relating to Hernan Cortes, 1528. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> “Nos los inquisidores..." The first book in English printed West of the Mississippi. [1787]. $5,000 to $8,000.
  • <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Collection of 131 Herbert Ponting gelatin silver contact prints of Antartica, £6000-8000
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> One of several lots of Henri Cartier-Bresson gelatin silver prints, £200-300
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Vintage gelatin silver print of Diego Rivera by Leonard McCombe, £300-500
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Albumen print portrait by Julia Margaret Cameron of Sir John Herschel (April, 1867), £30,000-50,000
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Albumen print by Julia Margaret Cameron, Love, 1864 (from the Norman album), £1000-1500
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Albumen print by Lewis Carroll of Twyford School Eleven (Summer Term, 1859), £1000-1500
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Albumen print portrait by Lewis Carroll of Xie Kitchin as 'Dane' (Oxford, 1873), £500-800
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Calotype print (c1845) by Hill & Adamson of Lady Elizabeth (Rigby) Eastlake, £3000-4000
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Group of 12 waxed paper negatives of Scottish scenes by Thomas Keith, mid-1850s, £3000-5000
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> One of 15 lots of Roger Fenton salt prints of his work in the Crimea, mid-1850s, £400-600
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Quarter plate ambrotype (c.1860s) with ethnographic portrait of a woman seated at a table, £400-600
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Rare whole plate thermoplastic union case of the Landing of Columbus (c.1858),part of the John Hannavy collection, £1500-2000
  • <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>
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