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Rare Book Hub: 16 Auctions Archived, another 13 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday, 4 August, 2018, 16 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 3 denominated in euros and 13 in US dollars.  Turnover was $5,108,953 as 6,649 lots were offered and 4,985 sold for a 75% success rate.  Appreciate the quiet for in September the cacophony will return. 

 

 

2 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 


Robert Siegel GalleriesLIVE INTERNET BIDDING AT STAMP AUCTION NETWORK The Kilbourne Collection of CSA Stamps and Postal Hi on June 28th: $1,726,257 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters on July 29th: $1,634,145 



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

Robert Siegel GalleriesLIVE INTERNET BIDDING AT STAMP AUCTION NETWORK The Kilbourne Collection of CSA Stamps and Postal Hi on June 28th: 126.33% 


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

Robert Siegel GalleriesLIVE INTERNET BIDDING AT STAMP AUCTION NETWORK The Kilbourne Collection of CSA Stamps and Postal Hi on June 28th: 99.73% 
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 7/24 on July 31st: 98.90% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 7/22 on July 29th: 98.23% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on July 28th: 97.60% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 7/1 on July 29th: 95.29% 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters on July 29th: 94.94% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on July 31st: 85.25% 
Alaska AuctionBooks, Prints, Photographs on June 28th: 82.81% 

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Robert Siegel Galleries 10c Rose (5). on June 28th Actual price: USD $53,100.
  2. Robert Siegel Galleries 20c Green (13). on June 28th Actual price: USD $50,150.
  3. Heritage Auctions Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home by Bob Peak (Paramount, 1987). Signed and Framed Original Mixed-Media Poster Artwork (Artwork: 40" X 57.5", Framed: 43" X 61"). on July 29th Actual price: USD $46,800.
  4. Heritage Auctions Regeneration (Norman, 1923). Three Sheet (41" X 77.75"). on July 29th Actual price: USD $40,800.
  5. Swann Galleries [TIMES OF THE DAY.] Group of four decorative panels. on August 1st Actual price: USD $40,000.
  6. Robert Siegel Galleries 20c Green (13). on June 28th Actual price: USD $31,860.
  7. Robert Siegel Galleries 5c Green, Stone 1 (1). on June 28th Actual price: USD $31,860.
  8. Robert Siegel Galleries 10c Blue, Frameline (10). on June 28th Actual price: USD $29,500.
  9. Robert Siegel Galleries 2c Green (3). on June 28th Actual price: USD $28,320.
  10. Heritage Auctions The Empire Strikes Back (20th Century Fox, 1980). One Sheet (27" X 41") Original Roger Kastel Concept Poster. on July 29th Actual price: USD $26,400.
  11. Heritage Auctions Casablanca (Warner Brothers, 1952). First Post-War Release German A1 (23.5" X 33") Hans Otto Wendt Artwork. on July 29th Actual price: USD $26,400.
  12. Heritage Auctions Casablanca (Warner Brothers, R-1953). Italian Photobustas (3) (13.5" X 19.25"). on July 29th Actual price: USD $26,400.
  13. Robert Siegel Galleries Marshall Tex. Jul. 25 (1861). on June 28th Actual price: USD $24,780.
  14. Heritage Auctions Superman Cartoon Stock (Paramount, 1941). One Sheet (27" X 41"). on July 29th Actual price: USD $24,000.
  15. Swann Galleries [SUTRO BATHS.] on August 1st Actual price: USD $23,400.
  16. Heritage Auctions Casablanca (Warner Brothers, 1943). Swedish Insert (12.75" X 27.5"). on July 29th Actual price: USD $22,800.
  17. Robert Siegel Galleries 3c Rose (65). on June 28th Actual price: USD $22,420.
  18. Robert Siegel Galleries Nashville Tenn., 5c Violet Brown (61X5). on June 28th Actual price: USD $21,830.
  19. Robert Siegel Galleries 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). on June 28th Actual price: USD $21,240.
  20. Robert Siegel Galleries Memphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2). on June 28th Actual price: USD $20,060.
  21. Robert Siegel Galleries Robert E. Lee. on June 28th Actual price: USD $20,060.
  22. Robert Siegel Galleries Vicksburg Miss. Apr. 11 (1861). on June 28th Actual price: USD $19,470.
  23. Heritage Auctions Help! (United Artists, 1965). Door Panel Set of 4 (20" X 60"). on July 29th Actual price: USD $19,200.
  24. Heritage Auctions Creature from the Black Lagoon (Universal International, 1954). One Sheet (27" X 41") Albert Kallis Artwork. on July 29th Actual price: USD $19,200.
  25. Robert Siegel Galleries 10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). on June 28th Actual price: USD $18,880.



16 total sales reported this week:

Swann Galleries. Vintage Posters on August 1st: 61.68%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on July 31st: 85.25%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 7/24 on July 31st: 98.90%
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Books - Internet Bidstart 7/19 on July 26th: 34.42%
Vermot de Pas. Comic Strips, Original Plates and Japanese Animation on June 30th: 47.05%
Alaska Auction. Books, Prints, Photographs on June 28th: 82.81%
PosterConnection Inc.. Affordable Posters on June 28th: 60.18%
Carlsen Gallery. Summer Sizzler Sale - Books and Prints on June 24th: 40.00%
Robert Siegel Galleries. LIVE INTERNET BIDDING AT STAMP AUCTION NETWORK The Kilbourne Collection of CSA Stamps and Postal Hi on June 28th: 99.73%
Neret Minet and Tessier. Exhibition Posters on June 29th: 37.20%
Potomack Company. Jewelry & Estate Collections Online - Prints, Books, Manuscripts on July 30th: 50.94%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 7/22 on July 29th: 98.23%
Potter and Potter Auctions. Fine Books and Manuscripts on July 28th: 75.16%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 7/1 on July 29th: 95.29%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on July 28th: 97.60%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters on July 29th: 94.94%

 

For the week ahead 13 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Aug. 6th
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 57 lots

Tue. Aug. 7th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 7/31. 489 lots

Wed. Aug. 8th
Tooveys. West Sussex. Decorative Pictures - Prints. 15 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. August Auction Featuring WWII and Animation bidstart 7/20. 1286 lots
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Lee's Summit . 20th Century Pop Culture and Animation Art - Online bidstart 7/24. 116 lots
Grays Auctioneers. Cleveland, . Fine Art, Furniture and Decorative Art - Prints. 44 lots

Thu. Aug. 9th
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Fine Books with Art and Illustration. 609 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper.

Sat. Aug. 11th
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Art - Prints.
Michaans Auctions. Alameda, CA . Gallery Auction - Books, Prints, Photographs.

Sun. Aug. 12th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 8/5.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 8/5.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 7/15. 255 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