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Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books

Auction Info

Auction Name
Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper
Auction Date
07/25/2020 - 07/25/2020
Sale Number
#72520
Total Lots
200
Sold Lots
186
Lots Sold
93.00%
Unsold Lots
14
Total Sales (USD)
37,521.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
66,325.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
129,250.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
74,325.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
144,600.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
25.95%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
20989 Sebastian Munster

Munster - Sea Monster and Animal Tableau (Famous Chart, Munster's Monsters); Monstra Marina et Terrestria

1615 USD 1,500.00 - 3,500.00 USD 5,775.00
20991 Karl Bodmer

Karl Bodmer - Perhriska-Ruhpa

1839-1842 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 1,595.00
20817 George Wolfgang Knorr

Knorr - 21 Shell Engravings

1760-1771 USD 150.00 - 300.00 USD 1,155.00
20988 Sebastian Munster

Munster - Map of the World

1615 USD 1,500.00 - 3,500.00 USD 1,100.00
20994 Daniel Giraud Elliot

Elliot - Swinhoe's Pheasant

1870-1872 USD 2,500.00 - 4,500.00 USD 1,100.00
20982 Abraham Ortelius

Ortelius - Map of the World

1602 USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 935.00
20981 Abraham Ortelius

Ortelius - Map of the World

1602 USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 880.00
20946 Basilius Besler

Besler - Clematis, Rush, Periwinkle; Clematis, Juncus ,Periclymenon

1713 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 770.00
20977 John Gould

Gould - Grey-headed Parrakeet

1850-1883 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 605.00
21000 John Gould

Gould - Derby's Puff-leg Hummingbird with Orchid; Eriocnemis Derbianus

1849-1887 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 550.00
20830 Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein after Sir William Hamilton

Hamilton - Painting from a Grecian Vase. 57

1800-1803 USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 550.00
20952 John James Audubon

Audubon - Wood Duck or Summer Duck. 391

1840-1844 USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 522.50
20945 Basilius Besler

Besler - Snowflake Flower; Leucojum

1713 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 495.00
20947 Basilius Besler

Besler - Pyramidalis Lutetiana, Muscipula

1713 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 495.00
20992 Charles Barney Cory

Cory, Elephant Folio - Wilson's Bird of Paradise

1883 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 440.00
20826 Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein after Sir William Hamilton

Hamilton - Painting from a Grecian Vase

1800-1803 USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 440.00
20979 Abraham Ortelius

Ortelius - Map of the Americas

1602 USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 412.50
20998 John Gould

Gould - Long-billed Star-throat Hummingbird; Heliomaster Longirostris

1849-1887 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 385.00
20999 John Gould

Gould - Viola Star-frontlet Hummingbird; Heliotrypha Viola

1849-1887 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 385.00
20901 Edward Harrison Compton

Compton, Original Watercolor - Butterfly or Moth Wing

1906-1960 USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 385.00
  • <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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