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Auction Info

Auction Name
Photographs and Photobooks
Auction Date
10/22/2020 - 10/22/2020
Sale Number
#2548
Total Lots
301
Sold Lots
0
Lots Sold
0.00%
Unsold Lots
301
Total Sales (USD)
0.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
0.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
0.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
1,018,900.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
1,519,200.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
-0.02%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
98 WEEGEE [ARTHUR FELLIG] (1899-1968)

WEEGEE [ARTHUR FELLIG] (1899-1968) "Whistler's Mother," Arts Ball, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York.

Circa 1948 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 Unknown
99 HELEN LEVITT (1913-2009)

HELEN LEVITT (1913-2009) N.Y. (boys in tree).

Circa 1945; printed 1970s USD 3,000.00 - 4,500.00 Unknown
100 HELEN LEVITT (1913-2009)

HELEN LEVITT (1913-2009) N.Y. (children on stoop).

Circa 1940 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 Unknown
101 HELEN LEVITT (1913-2009)

HELEN LEVITT (1913-2009) N.Y. (boy with ribbon).

Circa 1942 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 Unknown
102 HELEN LEVITT (1913-2009)

HELEN LEVITT (1913-2009) N.Y. (children with a broken mirror).

Circa 1945; printed 1970s USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 Unknown
103 HELEN LEVITT (1913-2009)

HELEN LEVITT (1913-2009) N.Y. (two girls on a truck).

Circa 1945; printed 1970s USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 Unknown
104 RUTH ORKIN (1921-1985)

RUTH ORKIN (1921-1985) MGM messenger girl on main street of the Culver City lot.

1948 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 Unknown
105 RUTH ORKIN (1921-1985)

RUTH ORKIN (1921-1985) American Girl in Italy.

1951; printed 1980 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 Unknown
106 W. EUGENE SMITH (1918-1978)

W. EUGENE SMITH (1918-1978) Spinner, from Spanish Village.

1950; printed 1970s USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 Unknown
107 W. EUGENE SMITH (1918-1978)

W. EUGENE SMITH (1918-1978) Spanish Wake.

1951; printed circa 1975 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 Unknown
108 W. EUGENE SMITH (1918-1978)

W. EUGENE SMITH (1918-1978) Spanish Wake (doorway).

1951; printed circa 1975 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 Unknown
109 W. EUGENE SMITH (1918-1978)

W. EUGENE SMITH (1918-1978) Albert Schweitzer, Lambaréné.

1954 USD 3,000.00 - 4,500.00 Unknown
110 W. EUGENE SMITH (1918-1978)

W. EUGENE SMITH (1918-1978) Doctor examining a child's hand, the Hospital for Special Surgery, New York.

1969 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 Unknown
111 W. EUGENE SMITH (1918-1978)

W. EUGENE SMITH (1918-1978) Tomoko Uemura in her Bath.

1971-73 USD 3,000.00 - 4,500.00 Unknown
112 SAUL LEITER (1923-2013)

SAUL LEITER (1923-2013) Man shaving with his reflection.

1960s USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 Unknown
113 LOU STOUMEN (1917-1991)

LOU STOUMEN (1917-1991) A portfolio entitled Forty Years.

1940-79; printed 1980-81 USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 Unknown
114 BARBARA MORGAN (1900-1992)

BARBARA MORGAN (1900-1992) Martha Graham--Letter to the World (Kick).

1940; printed 1970s USD 3,000.00 - 4,500.00 Unknown
115 BARBARA MORGAN (1900-1992)

BARBARA MORGAN (1900-1992) Martha Graham--Letter to the World (Swirl).

1940; printed circa 1980 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 Unknown
116 ARNOLD NEWMAN (1918-2006)

ARNOLD NEWMAN (1918-2006) Igor Stravinsky.

1946; printed 1980s USD 3,000.00 - 4,500.00 Unknown
117 ARNOLD NEWMAN (1918-2006)

ARNOLD NEWMAN (1918-2006) Isamu Noguchi.

1947; printed 1960s USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 Unknown
  • <b><center>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Rare & Remarkable Autographs<br>and Manuscripts<br>Now until October 21, 2020</b>
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Most Remarkable Autograph Album Ever Offered: Wilde Poem, Melville Quotes Shakespeare, 8 presidents, Mary Lincoln & 400 More. $30,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Unique Napoleon Autograph Manuscript Detailing his Military Campaign in Italy, plus Doodles. $18,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Remarkable Pasteur Manuscript on Rabies Research 8 Months before 1st Successful Human Vaccination. $12,500 to $15,000.
    <b><center>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Rare & Remarkable Autographs<br>and Manuscripts<br>Now until October 21, 2020</b>
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Freud 1933 ALS Supporting First Lay Analyst Theodor Reik with Reik’s Handwritten Definition of Psychology. $15,000 to $16,000.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Begin & Sadat Unique Signed Photo from Camp David Summit. $2,000 to $2,500.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Rare Scriabin ALS Written the Year He Completed “The Poem of Ecstasy.” $4,000 to $5,000.
    <b><center>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Rare & Remarkable Autographs<br>and Manuscripts<br>Now until October 21, 2020</b>
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Columbus’ Patron Pays for a Gift to a Lady in Waiting. $2,000 to $2,500.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Rare Signed Photo of Nansen, Nobel Prize Winner & Norway’s First Great Arctic Explorer. $1,000 to $1,200.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Stravinsky Pens 5 Bars from "Petrouschka.” $1,200 to $1,500.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Zapata Letter Written 4 Days Following Collapse of Negotiations between Villa and Carranza. $2,000 to $2,200.
  • <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>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>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.
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