Auction Reports

William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals

Auction Info

Auction Name
Eclectic Variety - Books, Prints
Auction Date
07/28/2020 - 07/28/2020
Sale Number
#72820
Total Lots
46
Sold Lots
44
Lots Sold
95.65%
Unsold Lots
2
Total Sales (USD)
10,661.30
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
7,890.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
14,980.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
8,190.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
15,580.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
68.43%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
11788

(23) ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS OF FIJIAN ROYALTY, INDIGENOUS PORTRAIT CDV'S

USD 800.00 - 1,600.00 USD 2,006.00
11660

MANUSCRIPT PHYSICIAN'S JOURNAL 18TH / 19TH CENTURY

USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 1,121.00
11786

(3) FIJIAN PHOTOGRAPHY GROUP, INDIGENOUS GROUP PORTRAITS, FIJI VIEWS

USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 1,062.00
11665 Rene Theophile Hyacinthe Laennec

LAENNEC "AUSCULTATION MEDIATE", INVENTOR OF STETHOSCOPE

1819 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 649.00
11666 Hans von Weber (1872 - 1924)

HANS VON WEBER ( HYPERION ) EMIL HIRSCH, 15 TITLES

USD 800.00 - 1,600.00 USD 531.00
11559 April Gornik (American, b 1953)

APRIL GORNIK ETCHING " WATERWAY"

1995 USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 531.00
11672 Brevet Captain J.C. Fremont

1845 "EXPLORING EXPEDITION TO THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS", FREMONT

1845 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 413.00
11670 Torquato Tasso (1544 - 1595)

TORQUATO TASSO 1587 " DISCORSI DELL'ARTE POETICA"

USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 295.00
11566 Bill Stone, 20th C American

BILL STONE NUDE PHOTOGRAPH "MONEY GIRL"

1990 USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 295.00
11780

(5) ANTIQUE FRAMED MAPS OF FIJI, PACIFIC ISLANDS

1840 USD 80.00 - 160.00 USD 265.50
11787

ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH OF KING CAKOBAU OF FIJI, ONBOARD HMS DIDO

USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 236.00
11662 William Hayley

ESSAY ON SCULPTURE WILLIAM HAYLEY, FRANKLIN LIBRARY

1800 USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 236.00
11784

(9) ANTIQUE VIEWS OF FIJI, "FEEJEE"

USD 80.00 - 160.00 USD 188.80
11663 Jules Denis, Baron du Potet or Dupotet de Sennevoy

BARON DU POTET "MAGNETISME" 1845, MESMERISM, MAGNETISM

1845 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 188.80
11664 Baron L. De Guldenstubbe

REALITE DES ESPIRITS, PHENOMENE MERVEILLEUX 1857 PARIS

1857 USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 188.80
11783

(8) FIJIAN ETHNOGRAPHIC PORTRAITS, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

c. 1800 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 177.00
11667

ALEXANDER VON BERNUS SIGNED "PETRONIUS", EMIL HIRSCH

1908 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 165.20
11782

(9) FRAMED FIJI PRINTS, HARPER'S WEEKLY, ARTICLES

USD 60.00 - 120.00 USD 141.60
11781

HAND PAINTED TAPA MASI MAP OF FIJI ISLANDS

USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 129.80
11668

SIGNED FRANZ KOLBRAND "BALLADEN", WITH LETTER

1921 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 118.00
  • <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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