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Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society

Auction Info

Auction Name
Books - March 13 Sale Postponed - Bid online by 7/31
Auction Date
07/31/2020 - 07/31/2020
Sale Number
#31320
Total Lots
400
Sold Lots
339
Lots Sold
84.75%
Unsold Lots
61
Total Sales (USD)
20,290.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
0.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
0.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
0.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
0.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
Inf%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
105 Braght, T.J.V.

Het Bloedig Tooneel, of Martelaers Spiegel der Doops-Gesinde of Weereloose Christenen, Die / om't getuygenis van Jesus haren Salighmaker / geleden hebben / ende gedood zijn / van Christi tijd af / tot desen tijd toe.

1685 Not Available USD 4,525.00
106 Menno Simons

Opera Omnia Theologica, of Alle de Godtgeleerde Wercken van Menno Symons, t'Samen by een vervat, en nu op nieuws door eenige Beminnaers der Waerheydt, ter eeren Godt en hares Naesten welwaert in Druk uytgegeven.

1681 Not Available USD 2,125.00
107 J.B. [i.e. Joost Bout]

t Merg van de Historien der Martelaren. Behelzende de voornaamste Getuygenissen, Schrikkelyke Vonnissen, Standvastige Belydenissen, en wreede Tormenten, die dezelve geleden hebben; Beginnende met het Jaar 1671.

1736 Not Available USD 2,125.00
365 Mast, C.Z., and Robert E.

Simpson Annals of the Conestoga Valley in Lancaster, Berks, and Chester Counties, Pennsylvania.

1942 Not Available USD 751.00
386

Ausbund, Das ist: Etliche schone christliche Lieder, wie sie in dem Gefängniß zu Bassau in dem Schloß von den Schweizer-Brudern und von anderen rechtgläubigen Christen hin und her gedictet worden.

1815 Not Available USD 400.00
370 Ruth, John Landis

The Earth Is the Lord's: A Narrative History of the Lancaster Mennonite Conference. Studies in Anabaptist and Mennonite History, no. 39

2001 Not Available USD 381.00
67

Biblia, Das ist: Die ganze gottliche Heilige Schrift, Alten und Neuen Testaments, nach der deutschen Uebersetzung Dr. Martin Luthers.

1813 Not Available USD 325.00
373

The Mennonite Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Work on the Anabaptist-Mennonite Movement.

1972-76, c1955-59. Not Available USD 325.00
387

Ausbund, Das ist: Etliche schone christliche Lieder, wie sie in dem Gefängniß zu Bassau in dem Schloß von den Schweizer-Brudern und von anderen rechtgläubigen Christen hin und her gedictet worden.

1868 Not Available USD 298.00
392

Das Neue Testament unsers Herrn und Heilandes Jesu Christi.

1844 Not Available USD 250.00
1

Metzler, Ralph and Valentine Metzler & Anna Nissley Genealogy.

2018 Not Available USD 170.00
69

The Mennonite Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Work on the Anabaptist-Mennonite Movement.

1955-59. Not Available USD 165.00
185

Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage.

Not Available USD 146.00
195 Zimmerman, Ezra and Maria

A Branch of the Zimmerman Off Spring of Glause Zimmerman in Europe and His Children Who Came from Europe: Records of 12 Generations, Records of Births of Over 325 Years, Over 12,000 Families.

1988 Not Available USD 125.00
2

The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments, Translated out of the Original Tongues.

1872 Not Available USD 110.00
388

Ein Unpartheyisches Gesang-Buch enthaltend geistreicher Lieder und Psalmen, zum allgemeinen Gebrauch des wahren Gottesdienstes.

1804 Not Available USD 110.00
390

Die Bibel, oder die ganze Heilige Schrift des alten und neuen Testaments.

1828 Not Available USD 110.00
191

Combination Atlas Map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

1875 Not Available USD 101.00
208

The Jonas Martin Era, Presented in a Collection of Essays, Letters and Documents That Shed Light on the Mennonite Churches During the 50 Year Ministry (1875-1925) of Bishop Jonas H. Martin.

1982 Not Available USD 100.00
184

Mennonite Family History.

Not Available USD 86.00
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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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