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Auction Name
Photographs - Online bidstart 10/7
Auction Date
10/14/2020 - 10/14/2020
Sale Number
#L20780
Total Lots
150
Sold Lots
77
Lots Sold
51.33%
Unsold Lots
73
Total Sales (GBP)
1,077,058.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
724,800.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
1,049,500.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
1,573,900.00
High Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
2,294,100.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
46.95%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
154 MARIO TESTINO

EXPOSED, KATE MOSS'

2008 GBP 60,000.00 - 80,000.00 GBP 75,600.00
141 RICHARD AVEDON

NASTASSJA KINSKI AND THE SERPENT'

1981 GBP 50,000.00 - 70,000.00 GBP 60,480.00
48 WOLFGANG TILLMANS

PLAN'

2007 GBP 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 GBP 47,880.00
133 DAVID YARROW

MANKIND II'

2014 GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 GBP 40,320.00
130 PETER BEARD

'UNTITLED' (ELEPHANTS AND BABOONS UNDER KILIMANJARO),

1984, printed later. GBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 GBP 37,800.00
135 NICK BRANDT

RANGER WITH TUSKS OF KILLED ELEPHANT'

2011 GBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 GBP 37,800.00
29 IDRIS KHAN

EVERY … BERND & HILLA BECHER SPHERICAL TYPE GAS HOLDERS'

2004 GBP 26,000.00 - 36,000.00 GBP 35,280.00
43 WOLFGANG TILLMANS

PAPER DROP'

2006 GBP 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 GBP 35,280.00
23 FAN HO

APPROACHING SHADOW'

1954 GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 GBP 27,720.00
30 ANSEL ADAMS

'MOONRISE'

1941, printed later GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 GBP 27,720.00
49 WOLFGANG TILLMANS

‘WINDOW CARAVAGGIO’,

1997, printed 1999. GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 GBP 27,720.00
143 TERRY O'NEILL

BRIGITTE BARDOT, SPAIN'

1971 GBP 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 GBP 27,720.00
18 THOMAS RUFF

UNTITLED (BERND JUNGER)'

1985 GBP 18,000.00 - 25,000.00 GBP 25,200.00
39 ANA MENDIETA

UNTITLED' (FROM THE SILUETA SERIES), IOWA,

1978 GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 GBP 25,200.00
35 PETER BEARD

‘NERVOUS BREAKDOWN CITY’, MICK JAGGER AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN,

1972 GBP 18,000.00 - 25,000.00 GBP 22,680.00
105 THOMAS STRUTH

'JIANGXI ZHONG LU'

1996 GBP 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 GBP 20,160.00
129 SEYDOU KEÏTA

UNTITLED (FATHER WITH DAUGHTER)'

1949-1951, printed later. GBP 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 GBP 20,160.00
7 HELMUT NEWTON

ERI ISHIDA, RIDING CROP'

1993 GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 GBP 18,900.00
10 HERBERT LIST

BRILLEN AM VIERWALDSTÄTTERSEE' (SUNGLASSES LAKE LUCERNE),

1940 GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 GBP 18,900.00
34 PETER BEARD

LOLIONDO, LION CHARGE'

1964, printed later. GBP 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 GBP 18,900.00
  • <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
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