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Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books

Auction Info

Auction Name
Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper
Auction Date
08/22/2020 - 08/22/2020
Sale Number
#82220
Total Lots
200
Sold Lots
191
Lots Sold
95.50%
Unsold Lots
9
Total Sales (USD)
42,927.50
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
71,600.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
141,100.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
74,900.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
147,500.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
29.10%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
21790 John Gould

Gould - Inca Hummingbird with Cactus

1849-1887 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 4,015.00
21792 Daniel Giraud Elliot

Elliot - Golden Pheasant

1870-1872 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 2,695.00
21781 Karl Bodmer

Karl Bodmer - Fort Clark, on the Missouri (February 1834)

1839-1842 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 2,035.00
21799 Basilius Besler

Besler - Tulips

1713 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 1,925.00
21800 Basilius Besler

Besler - Tulips

1713 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 1,925.00
21778 John James Audubon

Audubon - Wild Turkey (Male). 287

1840-1844 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 935.00
21779 John James Audubon

Audubon - Carolina Parrot or Parrakeet. 278

1840-1844 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 880.00
21789 John Gould

Gould - Poplaire's Thorn-tail Hummingbird

1849-1887 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 742.50
21780 Karl Bodmer

Karl Bodmer - Forest Scene on the Lehigh (Pennsylvania)

1839-1842 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 660.00
21788 John Gould

Gould - Gorgeted Sun Angel Hummingbird

1849-1887 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 660.00
21688 George Shaw & Frederick Nodder

Shaw & Nodder - Dodo Bird (with Engraving of Leg)

1789-1793 USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 632.50
21787 John Gould

Gould - Oenone Hummingbird

1849-1887 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 605.00
21791 Daniel Giraud Elliot

Elliot - Great Argus Pheasant

1870-1872 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 550.00
21784 John Gould

Gould - 5 Folio Bird Lithographs

1850-1883 USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 522.50
21777 John James Audubon

Audubon - Great White Heron. 368

1840-1844 USD 600.00 - 1,000.00 USD 495.00
21785 John Gould

Gould - Geoffroy's Wedge-Bill Hummingbird

1849-1887 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 495.00
21786 John Gould

Gould - Columbian Thorn-Bill Hummingbird

1849-1887 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 495.00
21604 Jean-Baptiste Nicolas Denise D'Apres de Mannevillette

Mannevillette - Chart of the Indian Ocean, Australia present in lower right section; Carte Reduite de L'Ocean Oriental, depuis le Cap de Bonne Esperance Jusqua L'Isle Formose Dediee au Roi. 9

1775 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 467.50
21602 Jean-Baptiste Nicolas Denise D'Apres de Mannevillette

Mannevillette - Chart of the China Sea… 52

1775 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 412.50
21657 Cornelius Nozeman

Nozeman - 8 Bird Engravings

1770-1789 USD 500.00 - 1,500.00 USD 385.00
  • <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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