Auction Update Review

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15 Sales Archived during the past week, 18 Sales Upcoming

For the week ended Saturday February 21st 15 auctions were archived to the AED; 8 in euros and 7 in US dollars. Turnover was a slim $3,204,298 as 5,355 lots were offered and 4,027 sold for a 75% success rate.


1 auction saw total sales exceed 100% of the high estimates of all lots offered:

Ader. Lalique - Graphic Arts - 20th Side on February 18th: 105.42%


6 sales saw at least 80% of their lots sell:

Bruun Rasmussen. Old Master Prints on February 16th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Comics - Internet bidstart 2/8 on February 15th: 99.50%
Ader. Lalique - Graphic Arts - 20th Side on February 18th: 94.74%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 2/8 on February 15th: 94.68%
Heritage Auctions. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 2/12 on February 19th: 93.93%
Alexander Historical Auctions. Winter Auction on February 11th: 80.58%


15 total sales reported this week:

Ader. Lalique - Graphic Arts - 20th Side on February 18th: 94.74%
RR Auction. Autographs and Artifacts - Internet bidstart 1/23 on February 11th: 58.27%
Neret Minet and Tessier. In the Arms of ... on February 13th: 14.71%
Binoche et Giquello. Ancient and Modern Books on February 13th: 60.93%
Swann Galleries. Fine Photographs on February 19th: 72.67%
PBA Galleries. The Pamela Harer Collection of Rare & Antiquarian Children's Books, Part II on February 19th: 69.17%
Heritage Auctions. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 2/12 on February 19th: 93.93%
Bruun Rasmussen. Modern and Contemporary Prints on February 17th: 55.00%
Bruun Rasmussen. Old Master Prints on February 16th: 100.00%
Ader. Antique Arms and Historical Memories - prints, manuscripts on February 11th: 40.74%
Pierre Berge and Associes. REGINE DEFORGES Autographs, Manuscripts, books from the seventeenth to the twentieth century on February 11th: 64.15%
Hauff and Auvermann. Books, Prints, Photographs on February 14th: 49.36%
Alexander Historical Auctions. Winter Auction on February 11th: 80.58%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 2/8 on February 15th: 94.68%
Heritage Auctions. Comics - Internet bidstart 2/8 on February 15th: 99.50%

For the week ahead 18 sales are scheduled:

Tue. Feb. 24th
Tooveys. West Sussex. Photographs, Autographs, Printed and Manuscript Ephemera. 278 lots
Sothebys. London. Of Royal and Noble Descent. 8 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Texas Historical Association Benefit - Internet bidstart 2/3. 53 lots
Christies. London -South Kensington. Interiors - Prints. 7 lots
Christies. New York. Interiors - Prints. 9 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Modern and Contemporary Prints. 69 lots

Wed. Feb. 25th
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. British and Continental Prints. 85 lots
Tooveys. West Sussex. Decorative Prints. 37 lots

Thu. Feb. 26th
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. From the Earth to the Moon: Vintage NASA Photographs. 691 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 2/19. 352 lots

Sat. Feb. 28th
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Winter Market Sale - Prints. 43 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Americana, Political. 347 lots
Alaska Auction. Anchorage. Prints. 6 lots
Kolbe and Fanning Numismatic Booksellers. Gahanna. North American Numismatic Literature Live Online Sale. 380 lots
Arader Galleries. New York City. Natural History & Americana. 163 lots

Sun. Mar. 1st
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics - Internet bidstart 2/22.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 2/22.
Bonhams. Los Angeles. Entertainment Memorabilia. 401 lots

It can seem quiet but the opportunities are everywhere.

 

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE 

  • <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
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>James Bond: A Collection of<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>The Property of a Gentleman<br>11 November 2020<br>London</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | <i>Casino Royale,</i> 1953, first edition, presentation copy. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | <i>Live and Let Die,</i> 1954, first edition, presentation copy inscribed to Winston Churchill. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | <i>Moonraker,</i> 1955, first edition, presentation copy inscribed to Raymond Chandler. £70,000 to £100,000.
    <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>James Bond: A Collection of<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>The Property of a Gentleman<br>11 November 2020<br>London</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | Diamonds are Forever, [1955-56], the final revised typescript. £80,000 to £120,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | <i>The Spy Who Loved Me,</i> 1962, first edition, presentation copy to Robert Kennedy. £35,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | <i>From Russia, With Love,</i> 1957, first edition. £2,000 to £3,000
  • <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 Nov 17:</b> Jane Austen, <i>Pride & Prejudice,</i> 3 volumes, first edition, London, 1813. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> John Hancock, Uncommon Privateer Commission, signed as President of Continental Congress, 1777. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Frank Lloyd Wright, photograph signed & inscribed. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Abraham Lincoln, document signed conscripting troops for first national draft in U.S., 1863. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Jane Austen, <i>Sense & Sensibility,</i> 3 volumes, first edition, London, 1811. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Charles Dickens, <i>American Notes for General Circulation,</i> first edition, inscribed to Richard Henry Dana, Jr., London, 1842. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> John Maynard Keynes, <i>The General Theory of Employment, Interest & Money,</i> first edition, London, 1936. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Alexandre Raymond, <i>L’Art Islamique en Orient,</i> 2 volumes, first editions, Péra-Constantinople, 1922-24. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Igor Stravinsky, autograph musical quotation signed, 3 bars from <i>Perséphone,</i> 1936. $1,500 to $2,500.