• <b>Bonhams History of Science and Technology. September 21. Consignments Now Invited.</b>
    <b>Bonhams Fine Books and Manuscripts. September 22. Consignments Now Invited.</b>
  • <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Catalogue 160: Magnificent Books, Manuscripts, & Photographs
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Shakespeare's First Folio (1623)
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Charles Darwin family photograph album
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Spectacular album of mammoth photos of the American West by Watkins & others
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Washington family copy of The Federalist (1788)
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Underground Railroad runaway broadside (1857)
  • Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Fine Books and Manuscripts, August 5th.
    <b>Leslie Hindman Aug 5:</b> Lot 3. Lewis, Meriwether and William Clark. <i>History of the Expedition under the Command</i>... 1814. $50,000-$70,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Aug 5:</b> Lot 90. Audubon, John James. <i>The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States</i>... $30,000-$50,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Aug 5:</b> Lot 19. Hutchins, Thomas and George Louis le Rouge. <i>Partie Occidentale de la Virginie,</i> ... $8,000-$12,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Aug 5:</b> Lot 88. Truman, Harry. Signed Presidential Proclamation ... Surrender of Germany. 1945. $6,000-$8,000
    Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Fine Books and Manuscripts, August 5th.
    <b>Leslie Hindman Aug 5:</b> Lot 15. <i>The American Military Pocket Atlas ... Maps, both General and Particular, of The British Colonies</i>... $4,000-$6,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Aug 5:</b> Lot 95. Buller, Walter Lawry. <i>A History of the Birds of New Zealand</i>. London, 1873. First edition. $3,000-$5,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Aug 5:</b> Lot 89. Audubon, John Hames and John Bachman.<i>The Quadrupeds of North America</i>. New York, 1852-1854. 3 vols. Complete. $3,000-$5,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Aug 5:</b> Lot 124. Bracciolini, Poggio. <i>Poggii Florentini Oratoris Clarissimi</i> ... Argentinae, 1513. 2 parts in one. $3,000-$5,000
    Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Fine Books and Manuscripts, August 5th.
    <b>Leslie Hindman Aug 5:</b> Lot 85. Book signed by H. Hoover and over 190 members of his administration, 1929-1933. $3,000-$5,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Aug 5:</b> Lot 252. Carroll, Lewis. <i>Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass</i>. 2 vols. $3,000-$5,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Aug 5:</b> Lot 78.<br>Currier and Ives. <i>A Midnight Race on the Mississippi</i>. New York, 1860. Large folio lithograph, hand-colored. $3,000-$5,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Aug 5:</b> Lot 268. <br>(The Beatles) Autographed note card signed in pen by all four members. Framed and matted with repro photo. $3,000-$5,000

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Auction Info

Auction Name
Erotica
Auction Date
08/27/2015 - 08/27/2015
Sale Number
#306
Total Lots
104
Sold Lots
37
Lots Sold
35.58%
Unsold Lots
67
Total Sales (USD)
123,172.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
102,248.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
157,900.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
385,869.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
555,450.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
22.18%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
70 Robert Mapplethorpe

X Portfolio

1978 USD 16,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 21,250.00
93 Peter Saul

‘Untitled (Watches)’

1996 USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 16,250.00
10 Tom of Finland

‘Untitled (Locker Room)’

1986 USD 10,000.00 - 14,000.00 USD 10,000.00
64 Helmut Newton

'Gunilla Bergström at Eiffel Tower'

1977/1984 USD 8,500.00 - 9,000.00 USD 8,750.00
26 Joe Brainard

‘Untitled (Reclining Figure)’

1981 USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 7,485.00
9 Tom of Finland

Untitled

1979 USD 5,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 5,444.00
11 Tom of Finland

‘Untitled (Working Drawing)’

1974 USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 5,444.00
13 Marilyn Minter

‘The Singers’

1992 USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 5,000.00
73 Bert Stern

‘Marilyn Monroe Crucifix’

1962/2010 USD 4,000.00 - 7,000.00 USD 5,000.00
38 Helmut Newton

‘SUMO’

1999 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 3,750.00
53 Yiannis Nomikos

Erotica Mythical Skull, U.S.A.

1975 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 3,250.00
49 Jules Pascin

Illustrations for Morand's 'Ferme La Nuit’

1925 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 3,000.00
12 Signed by Warhol & Tom of Finland

Physique Pictorial Magazines

USD 2,000.00 - 2,500.00 USD 2,173.00
78 George Platt Lynes

‘Christian William (Bill) Miller’

1945 USD 2,200.00 - 3,200.00 USD 2,125.00
2 Mel Ramos

‘Miss Kiss’

2012 USD 1,900.00 - 3,800.00 USD 2,000.00
25 John Kacere

Group of 4 Works

c. 1975 USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,625.00
91 Wilhelm von Gloeden

Untitled

c. 1900 USD 1,000.00 - 1,400.00 USD 1,500.00
3 Mel Ramos

‘Candy (Baby Ruth)’

1981 USD 1,200.00 - 2,400.00 USD 1,375.00
79 George Platt Lynes

‘Embrace’

1953 USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,361.00
69 Richard Avedon

Emilien Bouglione

1955 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,250.00

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  • <b>Swann:</b> Benjamin Graham and David L. Dodd, <i>Security Analysis</i>, signed and inscribed first edition, New York, 1934. Price Realized: $23,750.
    <b>Swann:</b> Frederic Goudy, <i>Ecclesiates or the Preacher</i>, illuminated manuscript, circa 1890. Price Realized: $8,750,<br>an auction record.
    <b>Swann:</b> Hendrik Doncker, <i>De Zee-Atlas</i>, with 31 hand-colored maps, circa 1665. Price Realized: $125,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> <i>The Book of Mormon</i>, first edition, New York, 1830. Price Realized: $55,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Petrus Lombardus, <i>Sententiarum libri IV</i>, manuscript in Latin, Bohemia, dated 1463. Price Realized: $45,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Frederick Douglass, autograph letter signed, attesting<br>to the character of Harriet Tubman, October 1864. Price Realized: $40,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Egon Schiele, five-page Autograph Letter Signed, indignant at military interference in his art, October 1918. Price Realized: $33,800, an auction record.
    <b>Swann:</b> Large illuminated manuscript sheet with calligraphic and botanical borders, Ottoman Empire, early 19th century. Price Realized: $27,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> Evelyn Waugh, <i>Vile Bodies</i>, first edition, London, 1930. Price Realized: $18,750, an auction record.
    <b>Swann:</b> Diego Luis de San Vitores, first report by the first missionary to the Marianas Islands, Mexico, 1669. Price Realized: $46,800
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