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Bonhams: The Producer's Pix - Photographs from the Collection of Bruce Berman

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Auction Name The Producer's Pix - Photographs from the Collection of Bruce Berman Total Sales (USD) 207,823.00
Auction Date 12/14/2017 - 12/15/2017 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 186,200.00
Sale Number #24783 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 275,700.00
Total Lots 161
Sold Lots 78 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 373,400.00
% of Lots Sold 48.45% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 554,100.00
Unsold Lots 83 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 37.51%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
27 William Christenberry

Selected images, 1966-1984

1966-1984 USD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00 USD 15,000.00
59 Todd Hido

#2319B, from the series "House Hunting", 1996

1996 USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 11,250.00
16 Todd Hido

#2611-A, from the series "House Hunting", 1996

1996 USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 9,375.00
47 James Welling

Selected railroad images, 1990-93

1990-93 USD 7,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 8,750.00
132 Stephen Shore

Grassy Key, Florida, 11/10/77

1977-11-10 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 8,750.00
4 Todd Hido

#4155a, from the series "House Hunting", 1996

1996 USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 6,875.00
41 Todd Hido

#3533A, from the series "House Hunting, 1996

1996 USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 6,250.00
78 David Husom

Selected images: fairground buildings, Montana, Minnesota, Missouri, Michigan and Nebraska, 1978-1995

1978-1995 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 6,000.00
152 Stephen Shore

M 1/2 Avenue, Galveston, Texas, 7/20/75

1975 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 5,625.00
15 Graciela Iturbide

Flatlands Portfolio, November, 1997

1997 USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 4,875.00
34 Todd Hido

#2312A, from the series "House Hunting", 1999

1999 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 4,750.00
143 Stephen Shore

North Black Avenue, Bozeman, Montana, from "Anthology Film Archive Commemorative Portfolio", January 16, 1981

1981 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 4,750.00
19 William Eggleston

Untitled, New Orleans, nd

nd USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 USD 4,375.00
25 Stephen Shore

Court House, Greene County, Georgia, 1973

1973 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 4,375.00
159 Stephen Shore

South University Drive, Fort Worth, Texas, 6/4/76

1976 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 4,375.00
150 Todd Hido

#2621, from the series "House Hunting", 2000

2000 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 4,000.00
72 Manuel Alvarez Bravo

La Operacion Hospital, Juarez, Mexico, 1930s

1930s USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 3,750.00
62 Walker Evans

Tennessee Road Sign, "Get Right with God", December 27, 1969

1969 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 3,500.00
42 Graciela Iturbide

Sin Titulo, Santa Getrudis, South Texas, 2002

2002 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 USD 3,125.00
51 Manuel Alvarez Bravo

Hombre Leyendo, Reparador de Llentas, Mexico, 1940s

1940s USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 3,125.00
151 Joel Sternfeld

Two Green Buildings, Jamestown, New York--The Other in West Dummerstown, Vermont, 1994-95

1994-95 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 3,125.00
13 Walker Evans

Fish Market, near Birmingham, Alabama, 1936

1936 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 USD 2,750.00
3 John Humble

The Los Angeles River from Gage Avenue, Bell, 2001

2001 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 2,500.00
28 Joel Sternfeld

Highway 101, Petaluma, California, 1993

1993 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 2,500.00
33 John Humble

Sepulveda Dam Recreation Area, from the series "The L.A. River", 2001

2001 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 2,500.00
  • <b>Leland Little: Important Fall Auction. September 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Published Half Plate Ambrotype of a North Carolina Confederate Officer. $2,000 to $4,000
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Two 19th Century Books Pertaining to Canada's Red River Settlement. $400 to $800
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Two Books With Fore-Edge Paintings of British Architectual Landmarks. $400 to $600
    <b>Leland Little: Important Fall Auction. September 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987), "Torte a la Dobosch" from <i>Wild Raspberries</i>. $1,000 to $3,000
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Keith Haring (American, 1958-1990), <i>Pop Shop II,</i> One Plate screenprint in colors, on wove paper, 1998. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Thomas Rowlandson (British, 1756-1827), Twenty-Two Prints from the <i>Tours of Dr. Syntax</i>. $500 to $1,000
  • <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>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>Aurora Australis.</i> Printed at the sign of 'The Penguins'; East Antarctica, 1908. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>South Polar Times.</i> 1st edition, limited issue. from the library of Michael Barne. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> General Washington's <i>Proceedings of a General Court Martial... of Major General Lee.</i> Philiadelphia, 1778. 100 copies printed for Congress. BOUND WITH: ...Court Martial... of St Clair and ...Schuyler. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>The Voice of the People.</i> Boston, 1754. Rare pamphlet on the Excise Tax. Nathaniel Sparhawk's copy. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Autograph Letter Signed ("S.L. Clemens"), offering extensive hard-earned advice on writing, 5 pp, 1881. $30,000 to $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> After Fra Egnazio Danti. <i>L'Ultime Parti not:e nel Indie Occid:ntli" [The last known parts of the Western Indies].</i> Painted Map of California, Western Mexico, and Japan. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Ptolemaeus, Claudius. <i>Geographie opus nouissima...</i> 1513. The most important edition of Ptolemy, containing the Admiral's Map. $250,000 to $350,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> De Arellano, Don Alonso. Manuscript, his <i>"Relación mui singular y circunstanciada... Capitán del Patax San Lucas,"</i> manuscript copy from the Sir Thomas Phillips collection. $50,000 to $80,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Purchas, Samuel. <i>Purchas his Pilgrimes.</i> First edition. With John Simth's engraved map of Virginia. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Lewis, Meriwether. Contemporary manuscript true copy of his final power of attorney, 1809. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>A New Method of Macarony Making, as Practiced at Boston in North America.</i> Mezzotint. London, 1774. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>Scientific Base Ball Pitching: A Treatise on the Pitcher, Pitching, Origin and Philosophy of the Curve.</i> Chicago, 1897. $2,000 to $3,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Franklin H. Brown, <i>State Sovereignty, National Union,</i> Chicago, 1860. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Thomas Paine, <i>The American Crisis,</i> Fishkill, NY, December 1776. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b><br>The Aitken Bible, Philadelphia, 1781. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Francisco Loubayssin de Lamarca, probable first edition of the first novel set in the Spanish New World, Paris, 1617. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Juan de la Anunciación, <i>Sermonario en lengua mexicana,</i> first edition, first book of sermons in Nahuatl, Mexico, 1577. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Maturino Gilberti, <i>Thesoro spiritual en lengua de Mechuacá,</i> first edition, Mexico, 1558. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Commission of William O. Stoddard as secretary to the president, signed by Lincoln, Washington, 1861. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> <i>Clay and Frelinghuysen,</i> flag banner, circa 1844. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Daguerreotype of a man believed to be Frederick Granger Williams Smith, son of Joseph Smith, circa late 1850s. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> John C. Wolfe, <i>Portrait of Abraham Lincoln,</i> oil on board in period wooden frame, circa 1860s. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Francis W. Winton, manuscript on pow-wows with indigenous Canadians, 1881. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Family letters from two young daguerreotype artists, 1826-79. $10,000 to $15,000.
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