Auction Reports

Rago Arts and Auctions

Auction Info

Auction Name
Unreserved, Day 1
Auction Date
08/20/2020 - 08/20/2020
Sale Number
#82020
Total Lots
117
Sold Lots
117
Lots Sold
100.00%
Unsold Lots
0
Total Sales (USD)
150,426.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
73,850.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
106,850.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
73,850.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
106,850.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
140.78%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
1342 After Andy Warhol

Superman, The Witch, Santa Claus, Mickey Mouse, Mammy, Howdy Doody, Dracula, The Shadow, The Star and Uncle Sam from Myths

1981 USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 USD 23,750.00
1214 Corita Kent (Sister Mary Corita)

A Rose is a Rose is a Rose is a Rose

USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 13,750.00
1345 After Andy Warhol

Moonwalk (two works)

1987 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 8,320.00
1020 Anne Brigman

The Bubble

1906 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 5,625.00
1341 After Andy Warhol

Mickey

1981 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 4,480.00
1343 After Andy Warhol

Superman

1981 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 4,160.00
1348 After Andy Warhol

Kimiko Powers

1981 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 3,900.00
1349 After Andy Warhol

Siberian Tiger

1983 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 3,250.00
1346 After Andy Warhol

Liza Minelli

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 3,000.00
1209 Roy Lichtenstein

Crying Girl

1963 USD 800.00 - 1,000.00 USD 2,750.00
1073 Various Artists

forty-five works from Les Maitres de l'Affiche

1896 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 2,600.00
1218 Auguste Herbin

five works

1959 USD 800.00 - 1,000.00 USD 2,600.00
1038 Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Pianta delle Fabbriche Esistenti a Villa Adriana

1781 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 2,500.00
1347 After Andy Warhol

Ingrid Bergman with Hat

1983 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 2,375.00
1372 Various Artists

five works

1972 USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 USD 2,210.00
1169 Josef Albers

Olympische Spiele Munchen

1970/72 USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 2,000.00
1371 Various Artists

seven works

1973-2006 USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 USD 1,950.00
1318 Martin Puryear

Mile of Sculpture

1985 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 1,820.00
1324 James Casebere

Kitchen Window with Fallen Tree and Sinking Canoe

USD 1,800.00 - 2,400.00 USD 1,820.00
1104 Oswaldo Guayasamin

four works

USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 1,750.00
  • <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
  • <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.
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