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Auction Info

Auction Name
Premier and Emporium Auctions
Auction Date
07/31/2020 - 08/01/2020
Sale Number
#12600
Total Lots
139
Sold Lots
128
Lots Sold
92.09%
Unsold Lots
11
Total Sales (USD)
186,291.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
78,050.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
124,100.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
83,950.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
133,800.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
139.23%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
1184 AFTER WILLIAM VERELST

RARE GEORGIA RELATED PRINT AFTER WILLIAM VERELST (18th century)

18th century USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 36,900.00
1188 SEUTTER-LOTTER

SEUTTER-LOTTER - PLAN VON NEU EBENEZER (GEORGIA)

1747 USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 USD 19,680.00
1200 LE MOYNE

LE MOYNE - FLORIDAE AMERICAE PROVINCIAE RECENS

1591 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 9,225.00
1195 GEORGE II

A GEORGE II [CHARLESTON] SOUTH CAROLINA GRANT

1733 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 7,040.00
1078 AIDEN LASSELL RIPLEY

Dove Shoot at Dawn

USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 4,305.00
1084 GRANT WOOD

December Afternoon

USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 3,840.00
1189 SEBASTIAN MÃœNSTER

SEBASTIAN MÃœNSTER - TABULA NOVARUM INSULARUM MAP

1550 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 3,690.00
1217 MARK CATESBY

Four waterbirds from Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands, London,

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 3,444.00
1219 MARK CATESBY

Two ornithological plates from Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands,

USD 600.00 - 900.00 USD 3,444.00
1280 HENRI MATISSE

Nice Travail & Joie, 1947

1947 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 3,198.00
1197 CATESBY/SELIGMANN

CATESBY/SELIGMANN, CAROLINAE FLORIDAE MAP

1755 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 2,952.00
1206 AFTER GUSTAVUS JOHANN GRUNEWALD

Three Salem, North Carolina related prints, circa 1840: South West View of Salem, N.C., image 13-3/4 x 19-3/4 in.; Church and Inspectors Home, image 10-3/8 x 8-1/8 in.; Young Ladies Seminary,

circa 1840 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 2,706.00
1221 MARK CATESBY

Two ornithological plates from Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands, London

USD 600.00 - 900.00 USD 2,706.00
272

Wild Turkeys,

USD 300.00 - 600.00 USD 2,560.00
1079 AIDEN LASSELL RIPLEY

Dove Shooting

USD 600.00 - 900.00 USD 2,560.00
1240 ELIZABETH O'NEILL VERNER

The Unemployed, 1931,

1931 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 2,560.00
1191 HONDIUS & MERCATOR

HONDIUS & MERCATOR - VIRGINIAE ITEM ET FLORIDAE

after 1606 (1619-1638), USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 2,460.00
878 PIERRE JOSEPH REDOUTÉ

Four plates from Les Liliacées, Paris, 1802-1816: Methonica superba (Gloriosa Lily), Pl. 26; Hemerocallis Fulva, Pl. 16; Polygonatum Multiflorum (Solomon's Seal), Pl. 22; Convallaria Majalis (Lily of the Valley), Pl. 227

1802-1816: USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 2,337.00
1139 AFTER EDWARD SHERRIF CURTIS

Vash Gon - Jicarilla, plate 20,

1907 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 2,214.00
1216 MARK CATESBY

Two ornithological plates from Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands, London, 3rd edition: Ruby-Crowned Kinglet (Silky Camellia), T.13, Appendix; The four-eye'd Night Butterfly (Luna Moth),

USD 600.00 - 900.00 USD 2,091.00
  • <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 Nov 17:</b> Jane Austen, <i>Pride & Prejudice,</i> 3 volumes, first edition, London, 1813. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> John Hancock, Uncommon Privateer Commission, signed as President of Continental Congress, 1777. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Frank Lloyd Wright, photograph signed & inscribed. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Abraham Lincoln, document signed conscripting troops for first national draft in U.S., 1863. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Jane Austen, <i>Sense & Sensibility,</i> 3 volumes, first edition, London, 1811. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Charles Dickens, <i>American Notes for General Circulation,</i> first edition, inscribed to Richard Henry Dana, Jr., London, 1842. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> John Maynard Keynes, <i>The General Theory of Employment, Interest & Money,</i> first edition, London, 1936. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Alexandre Raymond, <i>L’Art Islamique en Orient,</i> 2 volumes, first editions, Péra-Constantinople, 1922-24. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Igor Stravinsky, autograph musical quotation signed, 3 bars from <i>Perséphone,</i> 1936. $1,500 to $2,500.
  • <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
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>James Bond: A Collection of<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>The Property of a Gentleman<br>11 November 2020<br>London</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | <i>Casino Royale,</i> 1953, first edition, presentation copy. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | <i>Live and Let Die,</i> 1954, first edition, presentation copy inscribed to Winston Churchill. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | <i>Moonraker,</i> 1955, first edition, presentation copy inscribed to Raymond Chandler. £70,000 to £100,000.
    <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>James Bond: A Collection of<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>The Property of a Gentleman<br>11 November 2020<br>London</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | Diamonds are Forever, [1955-56], the final revised typescript. £80,000 to £120,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | <i>The Spy Who Loved Me,</i> 1962, first edition, presentation copy to Robert Kennedy. £35,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | <i>From Russia, With Love,</i> 1957, first edition. £2,000 to £3,000
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