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Rare Book Hub: 25 Auctions Archived, another 14 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday 28 July 2018 25 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; one in Australian dollars, 3 in British pounds, 1 in Mexican pesos, and 20 in US dollars.  Turnover was $9,893,633 as 9,034 lots were offered and 7,514 sold for an 83% sales rate.

 

1 auction saw total proceeds reach a million dollars: 


Heritage Auctions2018 July 19-20 Summer Sports Card Catalog Auction on July 20th: $5,164,978 



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

Bearnes Hampton and LittlewoodBooks, Maps and Prints on March 14th: 162.75% 
Case Antiques, Inc.Historic Summer Fine Art and Antiques Auction on July 14th: 124.20% 
Australian Book AuctionsBooks, Documents, & Maps on July 23rd: 121.35% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPrinted Books, Maps and Documents on July 25th: 118.22% 
Copley Fine Art AuctionsSporting Sale - Fine Art Prints on July 20th: 114.01% 


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

National Book AuctionsHorse Racing, Railroads, Art History, etc. on June 30th: 100.00% 
Copley Fine Art AuctionsSporting Sale - Fine Art Prints on July 20th: 100.00% 
Heritage Auctions2018 July 19-20 Summer Sports Card Catalog Auction on July 20th: 99.22% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 7/15 on July 22nd: 98.77% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 7/15 on July 22nd: 97.79% 
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 7/17 on July 24th: 97.30% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on July 21st: 95.86% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 6/24 on July 22nd: 94.22% 
North American Auction CompanyMontana Saddlery, Western, Bear Trap & Antique Auction on June 30th: 94.20% 
Case Antiques, Inc.Historic Summer Fine Art and Antiques Auction on July 14th: 93.50% 
Bearnes Hampton and LittlewoodBooks, Maps and Prints on March 14th: 88.75% 
Australian Book AuctionsBooks, Documents, & Maps on July 23rd: 87.10% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPrinted Books, Maps and Documents on July 25th: 86.00% 
William H. Bunch Auctions and AppraisalsBooks & Works on Paper on July 23rd: 84.07% 
Case Antiques, Inc.Spring Online Auction - Prints, Books on April 22nd: 82.61% 
PBA GalleriesFine Literature and Fine Books on July 26th: 80.18% 

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Heritage Auctions 1955 Topps Roberto Clemente #164 PSA Mint 9. on July 20th Actual price: USD $264,000.
  2. Heritage Auctions 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle #311 PSA NM+ 7.5. on July 20th Actual price: USD $204,000.
  3. Heritage Auctions 1968 Topps Nolan Ryan - Mets Rookie Stars #177 SGC 98 Gem 10. on July 20th Actual price: USD $120,000.
  4. Heritage Auctions 1949 Bowman Roy Campanella #84 PSA Gem Mint 10. on July 20th Actual price: USD $108,000.
  5. Heritage Auctions 1915 Boston Red Sox Real Photo Postcard PSA VG+ 3.5 with Rookie Babe Ruth. on July 20th Actual price: USD $108,000.
  6. Heritage Auctions 1960 Hemmets Journal Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) Rookie #23 PSA Gem Mint 10 - The Finest Example Known to the Hobby! on July 20th Actual price: USD $90,000.
  7. Heritage Auctions 1955 Topps Sandy Koufax #123 PSA Mint 9. on July 20th Actual price: USD $90,000.
  8. Copley Fine Art Auctions Long-billed Curlew on July 20th Actual price: USD $79,200.
  9. Heritage Auctions Kaja Foglio Magic: The Gathering: Arabian Nights "Shahrazad" Card Painting Original Art and Card (Wizards of the Coast, 1993). on July 22nd Actual price: USD $72,000.
  10. Heritage Auctions 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle #311 PSA EX 5. on July 20th Actual price: USD $72,000.
  11. Heritage Auctions 2003-04 Upper Deck Exquisite Collection Basketball Unopened Case. on July 20th Actual price: USD $66,000.
  12. Heritage Auctions 1979/80 O-Pee-Chee Hockey Unopened & Still Sealed Wax Box (48 packs) - Gretzky's Rookie Year! on July 20th Actual price: USD $55,200.
  13. Heritage Auctions 1986 Fleer Basketball Wax Box With 36 Unopened Packs. on July 20th Actual price: USD $50,400.
  14. Heritage Auctions 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle #311 SGC 82 EX/MT+ 6.5. on July 20th Actual price: USD $50,400.
  15. Heritage Auctions 1916 M101-4 The Sporting News Babe Ruth Rookie #151 PSA VG 3 (MK). on July 20th Actual price: USD $50,400.
  16. Heritage Auctions 1952 Topps Baseball 5-Cent Unopened Wax Pack PSA NM 7. on July 20th Actual price: USD $48,000.
  17. Skinner The Great Herball Newly Corrected. on July 20th Actual price: USD $46,125.
  18. Heritage Auctions 1957 Topps John Unitas #138 SGC 96 Mint 9 - Pop Three, None Higher. on July 20th Actual price: USD $43,200.
  19. Heritage Auctions 1968 Topps Mickey Mantle #280 PSA Gem Mint 10. on July 20th Actual price: USD $43,200.
  20. Heritage Auctions 1963 Topps Pete Rose - 1963 Rookie Stars #537 PSA Mint 9 - Only One Higher. on July 20th Actual price: USD $38,400.
  21. Heritage Auctions 1910 E98 "Set of 30" Ty Cobb - Red (Black Swamp Find) PSA Mint 9. on July 20th Actual price: USD $37,666.
  22. Heritage Auctions Grateful Dead Concert Poster First Printing Signed By Mouse & Kelley FD-26 (Family Dog, 1966). on July 21st Actual price: USD $37,500.
  23. Heritage Auctions Beatles - Original Capitol Records Meet the Beatles Moving Heads Store Display (1964). on July 21st Actual price: USD $35,000.
  24. Forum Auctions No Ball Games (Grey) on July 24th Actual price: USD $34,320.
  25. Heritage Auctions 1953 Topps Mickey Mantle (SP) #82 PSA NM-MT 8. on July 20th Actual price: USD $33,600.



25 total sales reported this week:

PBA Galleries. Fine Literature and Fine Books on July 26th: 80.18%
Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood. Books, Maps and Prints on March 14th: 88.75%
Guernseys. African American Historic & Cultural Treasures - Day 2 on July 26th: 49.10%
Guernseys. African American Historic & Cultural Treasures on July 25th: 57.18%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps and Documents on July 25th: 86.00%
Copley Fine Art Auctions. Sporting Sale - Fine Art Prints on July 20th: 100.00%
Doyle New York. Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson on July 24th: 78.49%
Forum Auctions. Artsy: Urban Jungle on July 24th: 68.89%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 7/17 on July 24th: 97.30%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Books & Works on Paper on July 23rd: 84.07%
Morton Subastas. Engravings, Lithographs, Photographs, Old and Contemporary Books on July 24th: 31.60%
Australian Book Auctions. Books, Documents, & Maps on July 23rd: 87.10%
North American Auction Company. Montana Saddlery, Western, Bear Trap & Antique Auction on June 30th: 94.20%
National Book Auctions. Horse Racing, Railroads, Art History, etc. on June 30th: 100.00%
Case Antiques, Inc.. Spring Online Auction - Prints, Books on April 22nd: 82.61%
Case Antiques, Inc.. Historic Summer Fine Art and Antiques Auction on July 14th: 93.50%
Eldreds. The Marine Sale - Books and Prints on July 20th: 73.13%
RR Auction. Marvels of Modern Music - Internet bidstart 7/12 on July 19th: 62.25%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 6/24 on July 22nd: 94.22%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 7/15 on July 22nd: 97.79%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 7/15 on July 22nd: 98.77%
Heritage Auctions. Entertainment & Music Memorabilia on July 21st: 75.59%
Heritage Auctions. 2018 July 19-20 Summer Sports Card Catalog Auction on July 20th: 99.22%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on July 21st: 95.86%
Skinner. Early English Books: A Single Owner Sale on July 20th: 65.15%

 


For the week ahead 14 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Jul. 30th
Profiles in History. Calabasas Hills. Love, Liza - The Auction - Day 1. 588 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 61 lots
Potomack Company. Alexandria. Jewelry & Estate Collections Online - Prints, Books, Manuscripts. 53 lots

Tue. Jul. 31st
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 7/24.
Potomack Company. Alexandria. Native American and Western Auction. 13 lots
Profiles in History. Calabasas Hills. Love, Liza - The Auction - Day 2. 600 lots

Wed. Aug. 1st
Swann Galleries. New York. Vintage Posters. 608 lots
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Summer Americana Sale - Books, Prints. 49 lots
Profiles in History. Calabasas Hills. Love, Liza - The Auction - Day 3. 65 lots

Thu. Aug. 2nd
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics. 1105 lots

Sat. Aug. 4th
Gaston & Sheehan Auctioneers, Inc.. Pflugerville. U.S. Marshals Service National Live/Online Simulcast being held in Round Rock, Texas. 3 lots

Sun. Aug. 5th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 7/29.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 7/29.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 7/8. 212 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <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