Auction Reports

Morton Subastas

Auction Info

Auction Name
Book and Document Auction of the Porfiriato and the Mexican Revolution
Auction Date
11/26/2019 - 11/26/2019
Sale Number
#947
Total Lots
423
Sold Lots
177
Lots Sold
41.84%
Unsold Lots
246
Total Sales (MXN)
2,628,240.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (MXN)
1,911,500.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (MXN)
2,399,000.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (MXN)
4,272,500.00
High Estimate of All Lots (MXN)
5,394,000.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
48.73%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
127 Hijar y Haro, Alfredo-Comisión Nacional del Centenario de la Independencia de México.

Cartel Original de la Conmemoración del Primer Centenario de la Independencia de México 1810 1910

1910 MXN 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 MXN 552,000.00
230 Solorzano Pereira, Ioannes de.

De Indiarum Iure. De Iusta Indiarum Occidentalium Inquistione, Acquisitione, et Retentione.

1629 / 1639. MXN 140,000.00 - 150,000.00 MXN 156,000.00
370 Smith, Adam.

Investigación de la Naturaleza y Causas de la Riqueza de las Naciones.

1794 MXN 60,000.00 - 80,000.00 MXN 72,000.00
20 Iturbide, Agustín-Primo de Verdad y Ramos, Francisco Yturrigaray, Josef

Legajo de 133 Documentos: Posturas, Poderes, Acuses de Recibo, Tabla de Acreedores, Cartas, Pertenecientes al Remate de la Hacienda de Apeo en Maravatío.

1799 - 1809. MXN 60,000.00 - 70,000.00 MXN 66,000.00
112 García, Genaro Pereyra, Carlos.

Documentos Inéditos / Nuevos Documentos Inéditos.

MXN 70,000.00 - 90,000.00 MXN 66,000.00
232 Solorzano, Ioan de.

Obras Posthumas.

1676 MXN 50,000.00 - 60,000.00 MXN 48,000.00
278

Transparencia: Vistas y Tipos de México, Tlaxcala, Guadalajara, Teotihuacan, Mitla, Cholula, Vista de los Volcanes: Popocatepetl e Iztaccihuatl, Carroza y Ataúd de Maximiliano, Castillo de Chapultepec / Proyector.

MXN 18,000.00 - 22,000.00 MXN 48,000.00
308 Cebrian y Agustín, Pedro González de la Cueva, Diego.

Ordenanzas de el Nobilissimo Arte de la Platería Hechas, y Mandadas observar por el Excellentisimo Señor Marqués de Cadereyta, Virrey de esta Nueva

1746 MXN 60,000.00 - 80,000.00 MXN 48,000.00
132 Bhima (Francisco I. Madero).

Manual Espirita.

1911 MXN 20,000.00 - 24,000.00 MXN 43,200.00
122

Bandera Nacional del Centenario en Apizaco, Tlaxcala.

1910 MXN 40,000.00 - 50,000.00 MXN 42,000.00
227 Rodríguez de Fonseca, Bartolomé Agustín.

Digesto Teórico Práctico o Recopilación de los Derechos Comun, Real y Canónico por los Libros y Títulos del Digesto.

1775 - 1791. MXN 32,000.00 - 36,000.00 MXN 33,600.00
89 Paz, Ireneo (Editor).

Los Hombres Prominentes de México.

1888 MXN 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 MXN 30,000.00
261

Abecedario de Buenas Costumbres.

ca. 1840 MXN 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 MXN 28,800.00
212 Panorama Universal.

América-Europa-Asia-Africa.

1839 - 1850. MXN 24,000.00 - 30,000.00 MXN 26,400.00
64 Baz, Gustavo-Gallo, Eduardo L.

History of the Mexican Railway. Wealth of Mexico, in the Region Extending from the Gulf to the Capital, of the Republic, Considered in its Geological, Agricultural, Manufacturing and Commercial Aspect, with Scientific, Historical and Statistical Notes.

1876 MXN 25,000.00 - 30,000.00 MXN 26,400.00
160 Carranza, Venustiano-Acuña, Jesús.

Bando sobre la Convocatoria Oficial para el Congreso Constituyente. "Secretaría de Estado y del Despacho de Gobernación.

MXN 25,000.00 - 30,000.00 MXN 24,000.00
198 Bostelmann, Enrique.

América: Un Viaje a Través de la Injusticia.

1970 MXN 25,000.00 - 30,000.00 MXN 24,000.00
240 Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de.

El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha.

1842 MXN 24,000.00 - 28,000.00 MXN 24,000.00
316 Iturbide, Agustín-Sota Riva, Manuel de.

Circular para que se le Intime por el Capitán General del Distrito Entregue Lisa y Llanamente a las Armas Imperiales el Castillo de San Juán de Ulúa con todo su Armamento. "… que al tiempo de intimarle la entrega del Castillo, se le notifique: que en cas

1822 MXN 25,000.00 - 30,000.00 MXN 24,000.00
74 Velasco, Estanislao.

Reseña Histórica y Estadística de los Ferrocarriles de Jurisdicción Federal desde Agosto de 1837 hasta Diciembre de 1894.

1895 MXN 22,000.00 - 26,000.00 MXN 24,000.00
  • <b>Bonhams:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Measure for Measure</i> (extracted from the First Folio). London, 1623. Sold for $52,575.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. <i>Fanshawe, A Tale.</i> Boston, 1828. FIRST EDITION OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Sold for $47,575.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> THOREAU, HENRY DAVID. <i>Walden; Or, Life in the Woods.</i> Boston, 1854. FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. Sold for $12,575.
    <b>Bonhams: </b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies.</i> London, 1685. THE FOURTH FOLIO, Brewster/Bentley issue. Sold for $43,825.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> STEIG, WILLIAM. Original maquette and 58 finished drawings for <i>The Agony in the Kindergarten,</i> one of Steig's most important books. Sold for $12,575.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> KING, STEPHEN. <i>Carrie.</i> New York, 1974. INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION, OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Sold for $1,912.50.
    <b><center>Bonhams<br>Consignments invited (2020)</b>
    <b>Bonhams:</b> APPLE MACINTOSH PROTOTYPE. 1983. The earliest known Macintosh with "Twiggy" drive, one of only two known working machines. Sold for $150,075.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> LOVELACE, AUGUSTA ADA. Sketch of the Analytical Engine Invented by Charles Babbage Esq. London, 1843. FIRST EDITION, JOURNAL ISSUE, MOST IMPORTANT PAPER IN EARLY DIGITAL COMPUTING. Sold for $15,075.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> APPLE-1 COMPUTER. Signed by Steve Wozniak, used in development of Apple II. Sold for $175,075.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. 1809-1882. <i>On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection.</i> London, 1859. FIRST EDITION. Sold for $131,325.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> BOOLE, GEORGE. <i>An Investigation of the Laws of Thought.</i> London, 1854. Sold for $12,575.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> SHANNON, CLAUDE and WARREN WEAVER. <i>The Mathematical Theory of Communication.</i> Urbana, 1949. Sold for $27,575.
  • <b>Morton Subastas: Auction of Books by Explorers and Travelers, Maps, Landscapes, Science, and Religion<br>Tuesday, January 28th, 2020<br>5:00 p.m. (CST)</b>
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Darwin, Charles. <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> London, 1859. First Edition. Letter Addressed to Dr. Ogle and Envelope Signed by Charles Darwin. $278,000 to $333,000.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Ortelij, Abrahami. <i>Epitome Theatri Orbis Terrarum.</i> Antuerpiae: Exstat in Officina Plantinian, 1612. Rare Edition. $5,560 to $6,670.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> González de Mendoza, Juan. <i>Histoire du Grand Royaume de la Chine, Situé Aux Indes Orientales.</i> [Genève]: 1606. $1,670 to $2,230.
    <b>Morton Subastas: Auction of Books by Explorers and Travelers, Maps, Landscapes, Science, and Religion<br>Tuesday, January 28th, 2020<br>5:00 p.m. (CST)</b>
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Chapman, Conrad Wise. <i>Landscape of the Valley of Mexico.</i> Oil on wood. Signed and dated. $26,120 to $30,560.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> <i>Thesaurus Exorcismorum...</i> Coloniae, 1608. Collection of Six Works of the Most Important Franciscan Exorcists of the 16th Century. $1,670 to $2,230.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> <i>Saggio delle Transazioni Filosofiche della Società Regia.</i> Napoli, 1729-1734. With a Map of California by Eusebio Kino. $1,120 to $1,440.
    <b>Morton Subastas: Auction of Books by Explorers and Travelers, Maps, Landscapes, Science, and Religion<br>Tuesday, January 28th, 2020<br>5:00 p.m. (CST)</b>
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Scherer, Heinrich. <i>Delineatio Nova et Vera Partis Australis Novi Mexici, cum Australi Parte Insulae Californiae...</i> Münich, ca. 1700. $850 to $1,120.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Santacilia, Jorge Juan-Ulloa, Antonio de. <i>A Voyage to South America. Describing at Large, the Spanish Cities...</i> London, 1760. $890 to $1,120.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Limborch, Philippi. <i>Historia Inquisitionis Cui Subjungitur Liber Sententiarum Inquisitionis Tholosanae...</i> Amsterdam, 1692. $1,340 to $1,670.
    <b>Morton Subastas: Auction of Books by Explorers and Travelers, Maps, Landscapes, Science, and Religion<br>Tuesday, January 28th, 2020<br>5:00 p.m. (CST)</b>
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Castro, C. - Campillo, J. - Cumplido, I. - Lauda, L. - Rodríguez G. <i>Mexico and Its Surroundings.</i> Méx, 1855-56. $5,000 to $5,560.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> <i>Medical Gazette. Periodical of the National Academy of Medicine of Mexico...</i> México, 1864 - 1943. Pieces: 169. $1,340 to $1,560.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Emil Cardinaux, <i>Winter in der Schweiz,</i> 1921. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Evelyn Rumsey Carey, <i>Pan American Exposition / Niagara / Buffalo,</i> 1901. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Arnost Hofbauer, <i>Topicuv Salon,</i> 1898. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Job,</i> 1896. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Georges de Feure, <i>Le Journal des Ventes,</i> 1898. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Cycles Perfecta,</i> 1897. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Edward Penfield, <i>Orient Cycles / Lead the Leaders,</i> circa 1895. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Adrien Barrère, <i>L’Ideal du Touriste,</i> 1903. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Willem Frederick Ten Broek, <i>New York / Wereldtentoonselling / Holland – Amerika Lijn,</i> 1938. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Dwight Clark Shepler, <i>Sun Valley / Union Pacific.</i> $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Sascha Maurer, <i>Flexible Flyer Splitkein / Smuggler’s Notch,</i> circa 1935. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Louis Bonhajo, <i>Vote / League of Women Voters,</i> 1920. $2,000 to $3,000.
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