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Auction Name
Premier and Emporium Auction
Auction Date
10/02/2020 - 10/03/2020
Sale Number
#12602
Total Lots
45
Sold Lots
44
Lots Sold
97.78%
Unsold Lots
1
Total Sales (USD)
400,745.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
154,300.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
227,900.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
156,300.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
230,900.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
173.56%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
665

IMPORTANT QUASI WAR RELATED NAVAL DOCUMENTS

USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 135,300.00
608 JOHN JAMES AUDUBON (New York, 1785-1851)

Long-billed Curlew, Plate CCXXXI, 1834

1827-1838 USD 50,000.00 - 70,000.00 USD 79,950.00
653 LAURIE & WHITTLE

LAURIE & WHITTLE - MAP OF THE NORTH AMERICAN COAST

1798-1800 USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 19,680.00
658 PINKHAM

PINKHAM - A CHART OF NANTUCKET SHOALS, 1791

1791 USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 19,680.00
655

A RARE MAP OF THE HARBOR OF NEW YORK BY SURVEY

1740-1780 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 17,220.00
651 DES BARRES

DES BARRES - CHART OF NANTUCKET ISLAND, 1776

1776 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 15,990.00
659 FRY & JEFFERSON

FRY & JEFFERSON MAP OF VIRGINIA

1751, 1768 USD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 USD 15,360.00
571 PABLO PICASSO (Spanish, 1881-1973)

Colombe Volant, 1952

1952 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 8,960.00
574 SALVADOR DALI (Spanish, 1904-1989)

The Twelve Apostles (as Knights of the Round Table) (F.180-81), 1977

1977 USD 3,500.00 - 4,500.00 USD 7,995.00
652 LAURIE & WHITTLE

LAURIE & WHITTLE - MAP OF THE NORTH AMERICAN COAST

1798-1800 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 7,995.00
662

MANUSCRIPT MAP OF NEW JERSEY AND NEW YORK

circa 1780 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 7,995.00
553 FAIRFIELD PORTER (New York/Illinois, 1907-1975)

The Dog at the Door (L. 19), 1971

USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 USD 7,380.00
568 MARC CHAGALL (French/Russian, 1887-1985)

Le Coq Jaune (K. 116), 1960,

1960 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 7,380.00
565 YOUSUF KARSH (1908-2002)

Georgia O'Keefe, 1956

1956, printed and signed 1990 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 5,440.00
664 NICHOLAS SEVER FAMILY

NICHOLAS SEVER FAMILY ACCOUNT BOOK AND INDEX

1755-1777 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 4,920.00
648 DES BARRES

DES BARRES - CHART OF BOSTON HARBOR, 1775

1775 USD 5,500.00 - 6,500.00 USD 3,690.00
650 DES BARRES

DES BARRES - MAP OF NOVA SCOTIA, 1780

1780 USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 3,690.00
661

MANUSCRIPT MAP OF MAINE

late 18th century USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 3,690.00
657 MOORE

MOORE - CHART OF THE INDIAN OCEAN, 1785

1785 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 2,706.00
615 MARK CATESBY (British, 1679-1749)

T. 90 The Cut Water; T. 89 The Laughing Gull, plate

1771-1810 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,845.00
  • <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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