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Auction Name
Americana - Travel & Exploration - World History - Cartography
Auction Date
09/24/2020 - 09/24/2020
Sale Number
#710
Total Lots
437
Sold Lots
267
Lots Sold
61.10%
Unsold Lots
170
Total Sales (USD)
109,080.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
113,300.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
176,000.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
208,800.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
324,600.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
33.60%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
129 Freeman, Douglas Southall

Lee's Lieutenants: A Study in Command - with tipped-in autographs of Confederate generals

1942; 1943; 1944 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 4,500.00
164 Goldsmith, Oliver

Overland in Forty-Nine. The Recollections of a Wolverine Ranger After a Lapse of Forty-seven Years

1896 USD 500.00 - 800.00 USD 2,400.00
256 Roosevelt, Theodore

The Rough Riders

1899 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 2,280.00
229

Bodie Miners' Union treasury ledger

[1878-1887] USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 2,040.00
166 Hall, Edward H.

The Great West: Emigrants', Settlers', & Travellers' Guide and Hand-Book to the States of California and Oregon, and the Territories of Nebraska, Utah, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, and Washington. With a Full and Accurate Account of their Climate, So

1864 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,920.00
219 Mozo, José Antonio

[Broadside decree issued after defeat at the hands of the Texans, calling for unity among the people, in Spanish]

July 23, 1836 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 USD 1,800.00
1 Abert, James William

Message from the President... Communicating a report of an expedition led by Lieutenant Abert, on the upper Arkansas and through the country of the Comanche Indians, in the fall of the year 1845

1846 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,800.00
89

Moore & De Pue's Illustrated History of San Mateo County, California

1878 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 1,800.00
296 Thornton, J. Quinn

Oregon and California in 1848: With an Appendix Including Recent and Authentic Information on the Subject of the Gold Mines of California

1849 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 USD 1,560.00
313

Seventeen volumes on African exploration

Various dates USD 500.00 - 800.00 USD 1,560.00
385 Bradford, Thomas Gamaliel

Texas

[1835] USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 1,560.00
437 Wilkes, Charles

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

1845 USD 700.00 - 1,000.00 USD 1,440.00
318 Nájera, Antonio de

Suma Astrológica y Arte para Enseñar Hazer Pronósticos de los Tiempos y por ellos conocer la fertilidad o esterilidad del Año y las alteraciones del Aire…

1632 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,200.00
412 Dingle, Edwin John

The New Atlas and Commercial Gazetteer of China. A Work Devoted to Its Geography & Resources and Economic & Commercial Development

[c.1919] USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,200.00
181 Ives, Joseph Christmas

Report upon the Colorado River of the West

1861 USD 600.00 - 900.00 USD 1,140.00
183 DeWitt, Lt. Gen. J.L

Printed poster instructing persons of Japanese ancestry in San Francisco to report to the Civil Control Station at 1530 Buchanan Street

May 5, 1942 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,080.00
328 Bernard, William Dallas, & William Hutcheon Hall

Narrative of the Voyages and Services of the Nemesis, from 1840 to 1843; and of the combined naval and military operations in China: comprising a complete account of the colony of Hong-Kong, and remarks on the character and habits of the Chinese. From the

1844 USD 600.00 - 900.00 USD 1,020.00
119 Taylor, Zachary

California and New Mexico: Message of the President of the United States, Transmitting information...on the Subject of California and New Mexico. (caption title.)

1850 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 1,020.00
419 Gray, O. W.

Gray's Atlas of the United States...

1879 USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 USD 1,020.00
217

Habiendo cesado los motivos que ocasionaron la division del Eje?rcitoNacional en libertador y federal restabeci?dose el orden constitucional, legitimaa?dose el supremo poder ejecutivo y da?dose todos los mexicanos el o?sculo dulce de paz y union ...

Enero 19 1833 USD 500.00 - 800.00 USD 960.00
  • <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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