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Eighteen Auctions Archived, 13 more this week

For the week ended Saturday, August 13, 2017, 18 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 1 in Australian dollars, 2 in euros, 3 in British pounds, 1 in Mexican Pesos, and 13 in US dollars.  Turnover was $1,449,692 as 4,562 lots were offered and 3,506 sold for a 77% success rate.

 

2 auctions saw total sales exceed 100% of the high estimates of all lots offered: 

TooveysPost Cards, Cigarette Cards, Photos, Autographs and Ephemera on August 8th: 129.73% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on August 8th: 118.76% 


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

Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 7/30 on August 6th: 100.00% 
Leland Little AuctionsAugust Gallery Auction on August 5th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 7/30 on August 6th: 99.87% 
Leland Little AuctionsThe Estate of the late Richard C. Siskey and Diane Siskey presented by Iron Horse Auction Co. and Le on July 20th: 97.67% 
Booth & WilliamsRare Books on July 23rd: 94.81% 
Stair Auctioneers and AppraisersDecorative Works on Paper - Prints on August 9th: 93.46% 
Stair Auctioneers and AppraisersAmericana and English - Prints on August 5th: 90.48% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on August 8th: 90.24% 
Forum AuctionsFine Books and Works on Paper on August 10th: 89.86% 
TooveysPost Cards, Cigarette Cards, Photos, Autographs and Ephemera on August 8th: 89.14% 


18 total sales reported this week: 

Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art – Antique Engravings & Lithographs – Works on Paper on August 10th: 63.64% 
PBA GalleriesAmericana with Travel and Exploration on August 10th: 72.39% 
Forum AuctionsFine Books and Works on Paper on August 10th: 89.86% 
RR AuctionFine Autographs & Artifacts - Internet bidstart 7/21 on August 9th: 59.38% 
Morton SubastasAuction of Books and Documents of Medical - Biological, Physical - Mathematical and Social Sciences. on August 10th: 21.65% 
Stair Auctioneers and AppraisersDecorative Works on Paper - Prints on August 9th: 93.46% 
Holabird Kagin AmericanaCowboy Con Auction on August 6th: 79.07% 
TooveysPrints on August 9th: 70.00% 
TooveysPost Cards, Cigarette Cards, Photos, Autographs and Ephemera on August 8th: 89.14% 
Case Antiques, Inc.Live Auction - Books, Prints on August 5th: 34.33% 
Stair Auctioneers and AppraisersAmericana and English - Prints on August 5th: 90.48% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on August 8th: 90.24% 
Leland Little AuctionsAugust Gallery Auction on August 5th: 100.00% 
Booth & WilliamsRare Books on July 23rd: 94.81% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 7/30 on August 6th: 99.87% 
Leland Little AuctionsThe Estate of the late Richard C. Siskey and Diane Siskey presented by Iron Horse Auction Co. and Le on July 20th: 97.67% 
Grays AuctioneersA Century of World's Fairs on July 31st: 72.94% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 7/30 on August 6th: 100.00% 

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. RR Auction Beatles: John Lennon Letters on August 9th Actual price: USD $30,621.
  2. RR Auction Albert Einstein ALS on August 9th Actual price: USD $21,493.
  3. RR Auction Peter the Great LS on August 9th Actual price: USD $17,152.
  4. Case Antiques, Inc. John J. Audubon Trumpeter Swan, Havell ed. on August 5th Actual price: USD $13,440.
  5. RR Auction Sun Yat-sen Postcard on August 9th Actual price: USD $10,760.
  6. Heritage Auctions Rawhide Kid #17 on August 6th Actual price: USD $10,755.
  7. Case Antiques, Inc. Early Andrew Jackson Signed Letter to Richard K. Call on August 5th Actual price: USD $8,960.
  8. RR Auction Adolf Hitler LS on August 9th Actual price: USD $8,266.
  9. Case Antiques, Inc. J.J. Audubon, Great Northern Diver or Loon on August 5th Actual price: USD $8,160.
  10. RR Auction Alexander Hamilton LS on August 9th Actual price: USD $7,350.
  11. Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books Besler - Sunflower on August 10th Actual price: USD $7,205.
  12. Heritage Auctions Terry Moore Strangers in Paradise V2#10 Story Page 18 Francine and Katchoo Original Art on August 6th Actual price: USD $7,170.
  13. RR Auction Bob Marley Signed Photo on August 9th Actual price: USD $7,137.
  14. Case Antiques, Inc. President Abraham Lincoln signed military appointment on August 5th Actual price: USD $6,912.
  15. RR Auction Oscar Wilde ALS on August 9th Actual price: USD $6,488.
  16. RR Auction Claire L. Chennault ALS on August 9th Actual price: USD $6,374.
  17. Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books Besler - Artichoke on August 10th Actual price: USD $6,215.
  18. PBA Galleries The Tales of Peter Parley About America on August 10th Actual price: USD $6,000.
  19. RR Auction Pablo Picasso Signed Photo on August 9th Actual price: USD $5,933.
  20. Morton Subastas Medici Atque Historici Philippi II Hisp. on August 10th Actual price: USD $5,760.
  21. RR Auction Third Reich Guest Book Pages on August 9th Actual price: USD $5,645.
  22. RR Auction WWII Type A-2 Flight Jacket Jacket on August 9th Actual price: USD $5,525.
  23. RR Auction Ritchie Valens Signed Photo on August 9th Actual price: USD $5,520.
  24. RR Auction World War II: Geoffrey Keyes Uniform on August 9th Actual price: USD $5,520.
  25. RR Auction Thomas Jefferson ANS on August 9th Actual price: USD $5,172.



For the week ahead 13 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Aug. 14th
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 94 lots
Skinner. Marlborough. August Americana Online - bidstart 8/4. 41 lots

Wed. Aug. 16th
James D Julia Auctioneers. Fairfield. Fine Art, Asian and Antiques - session 1 - Decorative Prints and Books. 56 lots
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Unreserved Book Stock Sale.

Thu. Aug. 17th
RR Auction. Amherst. Pop Culture - Internet Bidstart 8/10. 537 lots
James D Julia Auctioneers. Fairfield. Fine Art, Asian and Antiques - session 2 - Decorative Prints and Books. 38 lots

Fri. Aug. 18th
Northeast Auctions. Portsmouth. American Furniture & Folk Art, Marine and China Trade Auction.
James D Julia Auctioneers. Fairfield. Fine Art, Asian and Antiques - session 3 - Decorative Prints and Books. 12 lots

Sat. Aug. 19th
Potter and Potter Auctions. Chicago. Sleight of Hand - The Jeff Busby Collection. 443 lots
Northeast Auctions. Portsmouth. American Furniture & Folk Art, Marine and China Trade Auction -Day 2. 13 lots

Sun. Aug. 20th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 8/13.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 8/13.
Northeast Auctions. Portsmouth. American Furniture & Folk Art, Marine and China Trade Auction - Day 3. 41 lots

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>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><center>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Rare & Remarkable Autographs<br>and Manuscripts<br>Now until October 21, 2020</b>
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Most Remarkable Autograph Album Ever Offered: Wilde Poem, Melville Quotes Shakespeare, 8 presidents, Mary Lincoln & 400 More. $30,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Unique Napoleon Autograph Manuscript Detailing his Military Campaign in Italy, plus Doodles. $18,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Remarkable Pasteur Manuscript on Rabies Research 8 Months before 1st Successful Human Vaccination. $12,500 to $15,000.
    <b><center>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Rare & Remarkable Autographs<br>and Manuscripts<br>Now until October 21, 2020</b>
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Freud 1933 ALS Supporting First Lay Analyst Theodor Reik with Reik’s Handwritten Definition of Psychology. $15,000 to $16,000.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Begin & Sadat Unique Signed Photo from Camp David Summit. $2,000 to $2,500.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Rare Scriabin ALS Written the Year He Completed “The Poem of Ecstasy.” $4,000 to $5,000.
    <b><center>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Rare & Remarkable Autographs<br>and Manuscripts<br>Now until October 21, 2020</b>
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Columbus’ Patron Pays for a Gift to a Lady in Waiting. $2,000 to $2,500.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Rare Signed Photo of Nansen, Nobel Prize Winner & Norway’s First Great Arctic Explorer. $1,000 to $1,200.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Stravinsky Pens 5 Bars from "Petrouschka.” $1,200 to $1,500.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Zapata Letter Written 4 Days Following Collapse of Negotiations between Villa and Carranza. $2,000 to $2,200.
  • <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.