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Auction Name
Americana - Travel & Exploration - World History - Cartography
Auction Date
08/06/2020 - 08/06/2020
Sale Number
#706
Total Lots
335
Sold Lots
211
Lots Sold
62.99%
Unsold Lots
124
Total Sales (USD)
142,651.25
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
158,400.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
245,800.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
226,400.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
348,200.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
40.97%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
247 Stein, Aurel

Serindia: Detailed Report of Explorations in Central Asia and Westernmost China, Carried Out and Described Under the Orders of H.M. Indian Government

1921 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 9,600.00
111 Pope, Saxton

Scrapbook of bow hunter Saxton Pope

1917-1930 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 5,100.00
326 Speed, John

America, with those known parts in that unknowne worlde both people and manner of buildings Described and inlarged by I.S. Ano. 1626

1626-[1676] USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD 4,800.00
192 Brigham, William T., et al.

Memoirs of The Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum of Polynesian Ethnology and Natural History

1899-1903 USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 4,500.00
319 Ortelius, Abraham

Typus Orbis Terrarum

1587-[1592-1612] USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 3,600.00
95 Filisola, Vicente

Memorias para la historia de la guerra de Tejas, por el General de Divisi³n D. Vicente Filisola, actual Presidente del Supremo Tribunal de la Guerra y Marina de la Repºblica...

1849 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 3,600.00
218 Blair, Emma Helen and James Alexander Robertson, editors

The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803 [1898]. Explorations by Early Navigators, Descriptions of the Islands and their Peoples, their History and Records of the Catholic Missions, as related in contemporaneous Books and Manuscripts, showing the Political, Econ

1903-1908 USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 3,600.00
81 Frémont, John Charles

Narrative of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, in the year 1842; and to Oregon and North California, in the Years 1843-44

1847 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 3,300.00
252 Wilkes, Charles

Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition. During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842

1845 USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 3,000.00
310 Hondius, Henricus

America Septentrionalis

1636-[1639] USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 2,700.00
84 Rio, Antonio del and Paul Felix Cabrera

Description of the Ruins of an Ancient City, Discovered near Palenque, in the Kingdom of Guatemala, in Spanish America: Translated from the Original Manuscript Report of Captain Don Antonio del Rio: Followed by Teatro Critico Americano; or, a Critical Inv

1822 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 2,700.00
196

The Laws and Resolutions Passed at the Annual Council of the Hawaiian Nobles and Representatives convened according to the Constitution, at Lahaina, April, 1843

1843 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 2,400.00
268 Yazdani, Ghulam

Ajanta: the Colour and Monochrome Reproductions of the Ajanta Frescoes based on Photography

1930-1955 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 2,400.00
145 Townsend, John Kirk

Narrative of a Journey Across the Rocky Mountains, to the Columbia River, and a Visit to the Sandwich Islands, Chile, &c. With a Scientific Appendix

1839 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 2,160.00
217 Payne, John

New and Complete System of Universal Geography; Describing Asia, Africa, Europe and America...

1798-1800 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 2,160.00
325 Seutter, Matthew

Novus Orbis Sive America Meridionalis et Septentrionalis per sua Regna, Provincias et Insulas Iuxta Observationes et Descriptiones Resentiss. Divisa et Adornata

c.1730 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 1,920.00
91 Gass, Patrick

Journal of the Voyages and Travels of a Corps of Discovery, under the command of Capt. Lewis and Capt. Clarke of the army of the United States, from the mouth of the River Missouri through the interior parts of North America to the Pacific Ocean During th

1811 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,920.00
327 Blakeman, T.G.

The Sportsman's Dude Ranch Map

1934 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 1,800.00
124 Roper, Edward

Muskoka: The Picturesque Playground of Canada (cover title)

1883-84 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,800.00
160 Tajima, Shiichi, ed. and Segai Omura

Masterpieces Selected from the Fine Arts of the Far East

1909 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 1,800.00
  • <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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