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Auction Info

Auction Name
Maps and Atlases - Internet bidstart 9/2
Auction Date
09/16/2020 - 09/16/2020
Sale Number
#179
Total Lots
895
Sold Lots
713
Lots Sold
79.66%
Unsold Lots
182
Total Sales (USD)
307,320.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
315,925.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
388,275.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
425,540.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
523,135.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
58.75%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
52 Keere, Pieter Van Den

Leo Belgicus, 1617

1617 (published) USD 15,000.00 - 18,000.00 USD 11,500.00
1 Wit, Frederick de

[Lot of 5] Nova Orbis Tabula, in Lucem Edita [and] Novissima et Accuratissima Totius Americae Descriptio [and] Totius Africae Accuratissima Tabula [and] Accuratissima Totius Asiae Tabula... [and] Nova et Accurata Totius Europae Descriptio, 1680

1680 (circa) USD 8,000.00 - 9,500.00 USD 6,900.00
9 Hondius/Jansson

Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabula, 1639

1639 (circa) USD 8,000.00 - 9,500.00 USD 6,900.00
25 Brion de la Tour/Desnos

Mappemonde Dressee sur les Relations les Plus Nouvelles et les Plus Approuvees Assujeties aux Observations de Mrs. de l'Ac. Rle. des Sciences..., 1786

1786 (dated) USD 2,750.00 - 3,500.00 USD 5,750.00
2 Ptolemy/Fries

Orbis Typus Universalis Iuxta Hydrographorum Traditionem Exactissime Depicta, 1522

1522 (dated) USD 6,000.00 - 7,500.00 USD 5,400.00
777 Walton, Robert

A New, Plaine, & Exact Mapp of Africa, Described by: N:I: Vischer and Done into English..., 1660

1660 (circa) USD 5,500.00 - 6,500.00 USD 4,680.00
464 Camden, William

Britain, or a Chorographicall Description of the Most Flourishing Kingdomes, England, Scotland, and Ireland..., 1610

1610 (published) USD 5,000.00 - 6,500.00 USD 4,500.00
71 Blaeu, Willem

Americae Nova Tabula, 1660

1660 (circa) USD 4,750.00 - 6,000.00 USD 4,200.00
8 Hondius/Le Clerc

Orbis Terrae Novissima Descriptio, 1633

1633 (dated) USD 4,750.00 - 6,000.00 USD 4,080.00
164 Melish, John

United States of America Compiled from the Latest & Best Authorities, 1818

1818 (dated) USD 1,800.00 - 2,300.00 USD 3,600.00
67 Ortelius, Abraham

Americae sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio, 1587

1587 (dated) USD 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 3,600.00
866 Finley, Anthony

A New General Atlas, Comprising a Complete Set of Maps, Representing the Grand Divisions of the Globe..., 1824

1824 (published) USD 3,500.00 - 4,500.00 USD 3,300.00
409 Vandermaelen, Philippe Marie Guillaume

Atlas Universel de Geographie Physique, Politique, Statistique et Mineralogique ... Cinquieme Partie. - Amer. Merid., 1827

1827 (published) USD 5,000.00 - 6,500.00 USD 3,000.00
336 Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Map of Mexico, Including Yucatan & Upper California, Exhibiting the Chief Cities and Towns, the Principal Travelling Routes &c., 1847

1847 (dated) USD 3,500.00 - 4,250.00 USD 3,000.00
767 Ortelius, Abraham

Indiae Orientalis, Insularumque Adiacientium Typus, 1574

1574 (published) USD 2,750.00 - 3,500.00 USD 2,880.00
221

[On 2 Sheets] Topographical Map of Central California Together with Part of Nevada , 1873

1873 (dated) USD 400.00 - 500.00 USD 2,760.00
20 Le Raye, Jean

Nouveau Planisphere Terrestre, Divise en Vingt Quatre Parties Egales, Dresse sur le Meridien de Paris, 1762

1762 (circa) USD 2,400.00 - 3,000.00 USD 2,520.00
428 Cary, George

Carta Geographica que Comprende los Rios de la Plata, Parana, Uruguay y Grande y los Terrenos Adyacentes, 1827

1827 (dated) USD 275.00 - 350.00 USD 2,400.00
771 Gastaldi/Ramusio

Seconda Tavola, 1554

1554 (circa) USD 1,400.00 - 1,700.00 USD 2,400.00
869 Colton, Joseph Hutchins

Colton's Atlas of America, Illustrating the Physical and Political Geography of North and South America and the West India Islands..., 1857

1857 (published) USD 3,250.00 - 4,000.00 USD 2,160.00
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    <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.
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    <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.
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    <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.
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