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Swann Galleries

Auction Info

Auction Name
Rare and Important Travel Posters
Auction Date
10/15/2020 - 10/15/2020
Sale Number
#2547
Total Lots
164
Sold Lots
130
Lots Sold
79.27%
Unsold Lots
34
Total Sales (USD)
375,928.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
256,500.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
375,700.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
334,800.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
486,100.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
77.34%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
115 John Held, Jr. (1889-1958)

NANTUCKET.

1925 USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 21,250.00
153 Paul George Lawler (Dates Unknown)

SAN FRANCISCO - HAWAII OVERNIGHT / VIA PAN AM - TO THE ORIENT.

1939 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 21,250.00
48 Charles-Léonce Brossé (1871-1945)

MEETING D'AVIATION / NICE.

1910 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 16,250.00
102 Leslie Ragan (1897-1972)

THE NEW 20TH CENTURY LIMITED.

1939 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 16,250.00
113 David Klein (1918-2005)

NEW YORK / FLY TWA.

1956 USD 5,000.00 - 7,500.00 USD 12,500.00
37 Emil Cardinaux (1877-1936)

ZERMATT / MATTERHORN SCHWEIZ.

1908 USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 11,875.00
38 Emil Cardinaux (1877-1936)

WINTER IN DER SCHWEIZ.

1921 USD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 USD 11,875.00
53 Pierre Fix-Masseau (1905-1994) EXACTITUDE. 1932.

EXACTITUDE.

1932 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 10,625.00
105 Chesley Bonestell (1888-1986)

NEW YORK CENTRAL BUILDING / AT THE GATEWAY TO A CONTINENT.

Circa 1929. USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 10,000.00
29 Michael Rudolf Wening (1893-1970)

SIAM / BEAUTIFUL BANGKOK / THE JEWEL CITY OF ASIA.

Circa 1920s. USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 9,375.00
96 Jon O. Brubaker (1875-?)

CALIFORNIA / AMERICA'S VACATION LAND / NEW YORK CENTRAL LINES.

1925 USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD 7,500.00
126 Hernando G. Villa (1881-1952)

THE CHIEF … IS STILL CHIEF / SANTA FE.

1931 USD 5,000.00 - 7,500.00 USD 6,250.00
138 Seaverns W. Hilton (DATES UNKNOWN)

LEWIS AND CLARK / NORTHERN PACIFIC.

1920 USD 5,000.00 - 7,500.00 USD 6,250.00
154 Paul George Lawler (Dates Unknown)

ACROSS THE PACIFIC / FIVE DAYS VIA PAN AMERICAN.

1938 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 6,000.00
104 Designer Unknown.

THE PALISADES OF THE HUDSON / NEW YORK CENTRAL LINES.

Circa 1930s. USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 USD 5,750.00
119 Edward M. Eggleston (1882-1941)

ATLANTIC CITY / PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD.

Circa 1935. USD 5,000.00 - 7,500.00 USD 5,500.00
151 David Klein (1918-2005)

DISNEYLAND / FLY TWA / LOS ANGELES.

Circa 1955. USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD 5,500.00
122 Ervine Metzl (1899-1963)

THE PERISTYLE / NORTH END GRANT PARK / BY THE ELEVATED LINES.

1921 USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 4,750.00
99 Walter L. Greene (1870-1956)

ADIRONDACK MOUNTAINS / LAKE PLACID / NEW YORK CENTRAL LINES.

1930 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 4,500.00
123 Hernando G. Villa (1881-1952)

CHICAGO WORLD'S FAIR / CENTURY OF PROGRESS.

1933 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 4,500.00
  • <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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