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Rare Book Hub: 35 Auctions Archived, another 24 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday 14 August 2020 35 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transactions+ Database; 1 denominated in Danish krona, 6 in euros, 4 in British pounds, 1 in Mexican pesos, and 23  in US dollars.  Turnover was $6,443,840 as 9,369 lots were offered and 8,051 sold for a 86% success rate.

 

2 auctions saw total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

Heritage AuctionsThe David Hall T206 Collection Part V Sports Catalog Auction on August 6th: $1,179,046 
Swann GalleriesLGBTQ+ Art; Material Culture and History on August 13th: $1,017,802 

 


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

Heritage AuctionsWilliam R. Bronson Collection of Ornithological Books on August 6th: 162.10% 
Stephenson's Auctioneers & AppraisersPosters from the Estate of Perry Pfeffer, Creator of Postercade on August 14th: 141.96% 
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Books and Works on Paper on August 13th: 139.87% 
SkinnerAugust Americana - bidstart 8/3 on August 13th: 128.42% 
Swann GalleriesLGBTQ+ Art; Material Culture and History on August 13th: 127.56% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 7/24 on July 31st: 107.90% 
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 8/4 on August 11th: 103.79% 


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

Stephenson's Auctioneers & AppraisersPosters from the Estate of Perry Pfeffer, Creator of Postercade on August 14th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsWilliam R. Bronson Collection of Ornithological Books on August 6th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 8/4 on August 11th: 100.00% 
SkinnerThe Kolar Collection on August 12th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsComics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 8/2 on August 10th: 99.78% 
Heritage AuctionsThe David Hall T206 Collection Part V Sports Catalog Auction on August 6th: 99.52% 
Heritage AuctionsUS Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 8/4 on August 11th: 99.46% 
Heritage AuctionsSports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 7/26 on August 9th: 98.61% 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 8/2 on August 9th: 97.22% 
William H. Bunch Auctions and AppraisalsEclectic Variety - Prints, Books on August 11th: 96.30% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on August 8th: 92.50% 
Heritage AuctionsEntertainment & Music Memorabilia on August 9th: 91.16% 
SkinnerAugust Americana - bidstart 8/3 on August 13th: 90.91% 
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Books and Works on Paper on August 13th: 89.53% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 7/24 on July 31st: 88.54% 
Keys Fine Arts AuctioneersBooks on August 14th: 88.18% 
Cowans AuctionsAmerican Historical Ephemera and Photography - online bidstart 7/30 on August 10th: 87.45% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 7/31 on August 7th: 86.92% 
Swann GalleriesLGBTQ+ Art; Material Culture and History on August 13th: 86.01% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 7/24 on August 3rd: 86.00% 
Lancaster Mennonite Historical SocietyBooks - March 13 Sale Postponed - Bid online by 7/31 on July 31st: 84.75% 
Trafford BooksBooks, Ephemera, Postcards and Postal History on August 12th: 84.04% 
Clars Auction GalleryOnline Auction - Books, Prints on August 9th: 80.00% 

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Heritage Auctions Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry 1958 Alan Freed "Big Beat" Rare Concert Poster. on August 9th Actual price: USD $118,750.
  2. Swann Galleries Fucker. on August 13th Actual price: USD $55,000.
  3. Swann Galleries Catheter Kiss. on August 13th Actual price: USD $47,500.
  4. Swann Galleries Ethyl Eichelberger. on August 13th Actual price: USD $40,000.
  5. Heritage Auctions FD-26 Grateful Dead 1966 Legendary "Skeleton & Roses" Family Dog Concert Poster. on August 9th Actual price: USD $38,750.
  6. Christies Dwight Clark, “The Catch�?, San Francisco, CA, 1982 on August 11th Actual price: USD $37,500.
  7. Heritage Auctions Amazing Fantasy #15 (Marvel, 1962) CGC VG/FN 5.0 Off-white pages. on August 10th Actual price: USD $37,200.
  8. Christies Michael Jordan, "Slam Dunk', Chicago, IL, 1988 on August 11th Actual price: USD $35,000.
  9. Heritage Auctions FD-2 "King Kong Memorial Dance" Rare 1966 Family Dog Fillmore Concert Poster. on August 9th Actual price: USD $31,250.
  10. Swann Galleries Bather with Intent. on August 13th Actual price: USD $30,000.
  11. RR Auction George Washington ALS on August 12th Actual price: USD $28,016.
  12. Swann Galleries Untitled. on August 13th Actual price: USD $27,500.
  13. Swann Galleries Untitled (Genet with Dog). on August 13th Actual price: USD $27,500.
  14. Swann Galleries Erotic Illustration from Marquis de Sade: Justina cili prokletí ctnosti. on August 13th Actual price: USD $26,000.
  15. Heritage Auctions 1909-11 T206 Drum Sam Crawford (With Bat) PSA Good 2 - Only Two Confirmed Drum Backs! on August 6th Actual price: USD $25,200.
  16. Swann Galleries Bottoms Up. on August 13th Actual price: USD $23,750.
  17. Swann Galleries Rimbaud in New York. on August 13th Actual price: USD $23,750.
  18. Heritage Auctions 1909-11 T206 Lenox - Brown Hook Wiltse (Portrait-With Cap) PSA VG 3 – Possibly Unique! on August 6th Actual price: USD $23,400.
  19. Heritage Auctions 1909-11 T206 Cycle 460 Ty Cobb (Portrait-Red) PSA VG-EX+ 4.5 - Pop One, Only Two Higher For Brand. on August 6th Actual price: USD $22,800.
  20. RR Auction George Washington ALS on August 12th Actual price: USD $21,889.
  21. Heritage Auctions FD-26 Grateful Dead 1966 "Skeleton & Roses" Concert Poster w/Blue Color Only. on August 9th Actual price: USD $21,875.
  22. Heritage Auctions X-Men #1 (Marvel, 1963) CGC Apparent VF+ 8.5 Off-white to white pages. on August 10th Actual price: USD $21,600.
  23. Christies Michael Jordan, "The Blue Dunk', Lisle, IL, 1987 on August 11th Actual price: USD $21,250.
  24. RR Auction Sun Yat-sen Signed Photo on August 12th Actual price: USD $20,660.
  25. Heritage Auctions 1909-11 T206 American Beauty 350-With Frame Ty Cobb (Portrait-Red) PSA EX 5 - Pop One, One Higher For Brand. on August 6th Actual price: USD $20,400.




35 total sales reported this week:

Stephenson's Auctioneers & Appraisers. Posters from the Estate of Perry Pfeffer, Creator of Postercade on August 14th: 100.00%
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Books on August 14th: 88.18%
Swann Galleries. LGBTQ+ Art; Material Culture and History on August 13th: 86.01%
Skinner. August Americana - bidstart 8/3 on August 13th: 90.91%
Morton Subastas. Graphic Auction on August 13th: 41.98%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper on August 13th: 89.53%
Eldreds. Marine Sale on August 13th: 67.86%
Heritage Auctions. Photographs Monthly Online Auction on August 12th: 76.19%
Trafford Books. Books, Ephemera, Postcards and Postal History on August 12th: 84.04%
Skinner. The Kolar Collection on August 12th: 100.00%
RR Auction. Fine Autograph and Artifact Auction - online bidstart 7/24 on August 12th: 70.21%
Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood. Maritime, Sporting and Collector's Sale on August 12th: 33.52%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on August 11th: 79.61%
Cowans Auctions. American Historical Ephemera and Photography - online bidstart 7/30 on August 10th: 87.45%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Eclectic Variety - Prints, Books on August 11th: 96.30%
Dorotheum . Graphic Prints and Multiples on August 11th: 70.65%
Christies. The Athlete: Photographs by Walter Iooss, Jr. - online bidstart 7/23 on August 11th: 55.26%
Heritage Auctions. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 8/4 on August 11th: 99.46%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 8/4 on August 11th: 100.00%
Kedem Auctions Ltd.. Jewish and Israeli History, Art and Culture on August 11th: 68.25%
Heritage Auctions. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 7/26 on August 9th: 98.61%
Heritage Auctions. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 8/2 on August 10th: 99.78%
Heritage Auctions. Entertainment & Music Memorabilia on August 9th: 91.16%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 8/2 on August 9th: 97.22%
Clars Auction Gallery. Online Auction - Books, Prints on August 8th: 78.57%
Clars Auction Gallery. Online Auction - Books, Prints on August 9th: 80.00%
Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society. Books - March 13 Sale Postponed - Bid online by 7/31 on July 31st: 84.75%
Heritage Auctions. The David Hall T206 Collection Part V Sports Catalog Auction on August 6th: 99.52%
Heritage Auctions. William R. Bronson Collection of Ornithological Books on August 6th: 100.00%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on August 8th: 92.50%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 7/31 on August 7th: 86.92%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - Internet bidstart 7/24 on August 4th: 78.79%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 7/24 on August 3rd: 86.00%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 7/24 on August 2nd: 77.42%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 7/24 on July 31st: 88.54%

 


For the week ahead 24 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Aug. 17th
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 72 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 8/7. 55 lots

Tue. Aug. 18th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 8/11. 523 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 8/11. 135 lots
Bonhams. New York. Summer Refreshments - Prints and Multiples Online. 180 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Books and Documents - Interventions in Mexico. 264 lots
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Chadds Ford, PA . Eclectic Variety - Books, Prints. 36 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - Internet bidstart 8/7. 24 lots

Wed. Aug. 19th
Bonhams. London. Fine Books, Atlases, Manuscripts and Historical Photographs. 260 lots
Eldreds. East Dennis,. August Market Auction. 35 lots
University Archives. Westport. Rare Autographs, Manuscripts and Books. 351 lots

Thu. Aug. 20th
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Lakeville. Books - Bidstart 8/13. 259 lots
Rago Arts and Auctions. Lambertville. Unreserved, Day 1. 117 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. Sports Memorabilia - online bidstart 9/13. 199 lots

Fri. Aug. 21st
Rago Arts and Auctions. Lambertville. Unreserved, Day 2. 37 lots
Stockholms Auktionsverk. Stockholm. Gamla Kassan. 48 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 8/14. 132 lots

Sat. Aug. 22nd
Michaans Auctions. Alameda, CA . August Gallery Auction. 37 lots
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Cleveland. Works on Paper - Prints. 331 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 200 lots

Sun. Aug. 23rd
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 8/9. 229 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 8/16.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 8/16.
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 8/14. 28 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