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The Armies Gather

For the week ending Saturday March 9th 18 auctions were archived to the AED; 7 in euros, 2 in British pounds, 2 in Mexican pesos, and 7 in US dollars.  Four thousand three hundred and eighty-four lots were offered 3,243 sold for a 74% success rate.  Total turnover was $4,532,644.

 

One sale reached a million dollars:

 

Swann Galleries, Inc.  19th and 20th Century Prints on March 7th, 2013:  $2,505,034

 

Four sales saw their total sales reach 100% of the total of their high estimates:

 

Neret – Minet & Tessier.  Military Books on February 28th, 2013:  216%

Dominic Winter Book Auctions.  Printed Books and Maps on March 6th, 2013:  127%

Pierre Berge & Associes.  Ancient and Modern Books on March 7th, 2013:  111%

Dominic Winter Book Auctions.  Natural History and Sporting Books and Prints on March 7th:  103%

 

Seven sales sold at least 80% of their lots:

 

James D. Julia.  Asian Prints on February 1st, 2013:  100%

Dorotheum.  Gun Books on March 2nd, 2013:  100%

Neret – Minet & Tessier.  Military Books on February 28th:  95%

Heritage Auctions [HA.com].  Rare Books inter auction ended March 7th, 2013:  92%

Dominic Winter Book Auctions.  Printed Books and Maps on March 6th, 2013:  90%

James D. Julia Auctioneers.  Books, Prints on January 31st:  80%

Heritage Auctions [HA.com].  Texana on March 1st, 2013:  80%

 

For the week ahead 17 sales are scheduled 

 

Mon. Mar. 11th      Alde.  Library of the Castle of La Plagne [21115].  331 lots

                                    Bruun Rasmussen.  Prints [1311].  48 lots

                                    James D. Julia Auctioneers.  Firearms Ephemera [331].  13 lots

 

Tues. Mar. 12th          Bruun Rasmussen.  Prints [1311].  48 lots

Dorotheum.  Books and Decorative Prints [9939].  305 lots
James D. Julia Auctioneers.  Firearms Ephemera continued [331].  13 lots

 

Wed. Mar. 13th           Ader.  Ancient and Modern Books [20829].  289 lots

                                    RR Auction.  Rare Manuscripts, Autographs and Documents – bidding ends today [404].

 

Thurs. Mar. 14th        Antiquarian Auctions.com.  Rare Books online bidding ends today [25].  436 lots

                                   

Thurs. Mar. 14th        Addison and Sarova.  Rare Books:  “God, Guts and Glory” the Library of a Southern Collector [1003a]

                                    Bloomsbury Auctions.  Bibliophile Books [31413].  579 lots

                                    Heritage Auctions [HA.com].  Rare Books online bidding ending today [201311].  247 lots

                                    PBA Galleries.  Fine Literature; Children’s and Illustrated Books [502].  621 lots

 

Fri. Mar. 15th              The Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions.  Books and Prints [50].  1,345 lots

 

Sat.  Mar. 16th        Addison and Sarova.   Rare Books:  “God, Guts and Glory” the Library of a Southern Collector [1003].  300 lots

                                      The Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions.  Books and Prints [50] ending today.  1,345 lots

 

Sun. Mar. 17th        Bonhams.  Books, Prints, Photographs [20900].  14 lots

 

The market is increasingly being defined in the auction rooms.

 

Bruce McKinney

AE

10 March 2013

  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> MACHIAVELLI, Niccolò. <i>Nicholas Machiavel's Prince. Also, The life of Castruccio Castracani of Lucca…</i> Translated by Edward Dacres. London, 1640. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> FILSON, John. <i>The Discovery, Settlement and present State of Kentucke: and An Essay towards the Topography, and Natural History of that important Country…</i> Wilmington, Del.: James Adams, 1784. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> ELUARD, Paul. <i>Un poeme dans chaque livre.</i> Paris: Louis Broder, 1956. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> LEWIS, James Otto. [<i>Aboriginal Port Folio.</i> Philadelphia: Published by the Author, 1835-1836]. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> [ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS]. BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin. [Southern Netherlands (Ghent or Bruges), c.1460]. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> MORE, Thomas, Sir. <i>The Workes ... wrytten by him in the Englysh tongue.</i> Edited by William Rastell. London, 1557. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. MORRIS, William. <i>Love is Enough.</i> Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, 1897. $5,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> LINCOLN, Abraham. Autograph endorsement signed as President (“A. Lincoln”), 24 February 1863. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> WASHINGTON, George. Address panel with autograph free frank signed ("G:o Washington"), as Commander in Chief of the Continental Army, 5 August 1777. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> GOREY, Edward. <i>The Beastly Baby.</i> N.p.: The Fantod Press, 1962. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> FROST, Robert. Photographic reproduction signed and inscribed ("Robert Frost”), to R.V. Thornton, 1955. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> GOREY, Edward. <i>The Bug Book.</i> New York: Looking Glass Library, 1959. $500 to $700.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Book of Hours with Illuminated Miniatures, France, mid-15th century. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Conradus de Alemania [Halberstadt the Elder], <i>Concordantiae Bibliorum,</i> Strassburg, 1474. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Christopher Marlowe, <i>The Jew of Malta,</i> London, 1633. Earliest extant edition of this antiauthoritarian Elizabethan play. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b><br>Sir Isaac Newton, <i>The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy,</i> first edition in English, 2 volumes, London, 1729. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> John Rae, <i>Narrative of an Expedition to the Shores of the Arctic Sea in 1846 and 1847,</i> first edition, London, 1850. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Philip Pittman, <i>The Present State of the European Settlements on the Mississippi…,</i> first edition, London, 1770. $10,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Cyanotype of an anatomy class at Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1895. $300 to $400.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Equine veterinary formulary, manuscript on paper, East Earl, Pennsylvania, circa 1860. $400 to $600.
  • <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> REGAMEY, Felix (1844-1906). Unique drawing showing Verlaine and Rimbaud in London, September 1872. €70,000 to 100,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> LABORDE, Alexandre de (1773-1842). <i>Voyage pittoresque et historique de l’Espagne.</i> Paris : 1806-1820. €20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> BOCCACE, Jean (1313-1375). <i>Il Decamerone…</i> Venise : Gabriele Giolito di Ferrari, 1542.<br>€ 12,000 to 15,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> LAMBERT, Yvon (1936). Full collection of writings from <i>Une rêverie émanée de mes loisirs.</i> Paris : 1992 - 2018. €50,000 to 70,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> JOUVE, Paul (1878-1973) -- KIPLING, Rudyard (1865-1936). <i>La Chasse de Kaa.</i> Paris : Javal & Bourdeaux, 1930. €2,000 to 3,000