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Auction Name
Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 7/31
Auction Date
08/09/2020 - 08/09/2020
Sale Number
#80920
Total Lots
32
Sold Lots
27
Lots Sold
84.38%
Unsold Lots
5
Total Sales (EUR)
6,146.51
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
4,050.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
4,940.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
8,000.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
9,410.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
65.32%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
39256241 Manuscrit arabe, Egypte, du XIXe siècle

Texte islamique

1800 EUR 170.00 - 200.00 EUR 1,324.35
39499767 Giuseppe Verdi Italian Composer

Autograph; Telegram - Note for the Triumph of Tenor Giovanni Battista De Negri on Simon Boccanegra

1890 EUR 1,200.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 1,090.00
39412959 Winston Churchill

Ink Autograph with Photograph

1948 EUR 880.00 - 990.00 EUR 872.00
39528707 G.J. Rogers

Office for the enregisterment of slaves.

1818 EUR 220.00 - 250.00 EUR 536.28
39531341 Benito Mussolini

Autograph; Military Decree with Grade Suspension

1928 EUR 180.00 - 250.00 EUR 329.18
39498209 Manuscript

Geïllumineerde pagina uit een getijdenboek - ca.

1450 Not Available EUR 176.58
39449971 Cheikh Rahouni and Cheikh Al-Zarqani

Imam Al-Rahwani Ali Al-Zarqani

1877 EUR 250.00 - 275.00 EUR 152.60
39450029 Shaikh Abi Hafs Omar Afassi

Tuhfat alhidhaq fi lamiat alzaqaq

1857 EUR 250.00 - 275.00 EUR 142.79
39491245 Armando Diaz (transcription from)

Military Manuscript; World War I - War bulletin news from the front - Battaglia del Piave

1918 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 131.89
39491571

Manuscript; Ancient collection with list of medicinal herbs

1810/1800 Not Available EUR 122.08
39435467 Notaire

Procès entre Nobles concernant les droits d'un fief de Peyratte (Deux sevres / France )

1773/1652 Not Available EUR 120.99
39565673 (French Atelier)

Manuscript; One illuminated leaf from a book of hours - XV century

Not Available EUR 119.90
39521885 Notaire et seigneur de Montpensier

Vente d'une rente annuelle au profit d'Emery de Bournan, valet, sieur de Montpensier

1315 Not Available EUR 111.18
39493603

Manuscript; Collection of sheet music and scores (Don Quixote, Polka, Mazurka & others)

1860/1890 Not Available EUR 110.09
39525073 Geert Grote

Gebedenboek

1501 Not Available EUR 103.55
39531601 Pope Benedictus XIV (Transcription of)

Manuscript; Economical Papal Bull on vellum

1745 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 103.55
39516879 Luciano Pavarotti, Tenor

Autograph; Signed Original Photo with Dedication

1982 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 92.65
35982629 Manuscript

Geïllumineerd getijdenboekblad, Brugge ca.

1450 Not Available EUR 76.30
39497765 Manuscript

Geïllumineerde pagina uit een getijdenboek - ca.

1450 Not Available EUR 76.30
39498745 Adolphe-Charles Adam (Transcription from)

Manuscript; Musical sheet Opera Sinfonia Se io Fossi Re

1891 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 76.30
  • <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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