Auction Reports

William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals

Auction Info

Auction Name
Eclectic Variety - Books, Prints
Auction Date
08/18/2020 - 08/18/2020
Sale Number
#81820
Total Lots
36
Sold Lots
27
Lots Sold
75.00%
Unsold Lots
9
Total Sales (USD)
737.50
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
760.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
1,510.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
1,020.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
2,030.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
36.33%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
151H

(2) SIGNED PRINTS CIVIL WAR GENERALS

USD 40.00 - 80.00 USD 64.90
153H

(2) FRAMED NEWSPAPER PAGES

1865 USD 50.00 - 100.00 USD 64.90
167H Leonard Bernstein

LEONARD BERNSTEIN SIGNED POSTER 1984

1984 USD 40.00 - 80.00 USD 64.90
222H

(13) LAKEVIEW AMUSEMENT PARK PUZZLES

USD 20.00 - 40.00 USD 59.00
150H Currier and Ives

CURRIER & IVES PRINT, FREEDOM TO THE SLAVES

USD 60.00 - 120.00 USD 47.20
142H Constantine Kermes

CONSTANTINE KERMES WOODBLOCK PRINT

1971 USD 40.00 - 80.00 USD 35.40
171H

THE CORONATION OF EMPRESS JOSEPHINE PRINT

1889 USD 20.00 - 40.00 USD 35.40
155H

(4) PCS PRESIDENTIAL EPHEMERA

USD 40.00 - 80.00 USD 29.50
164H

(2) LARGE ARCHITECTURAL PRINTS

USD 20.00 - 40.00 USD 29.50
168H

LONDON UNDERGROUND POSTER C 1909

USD 20.00 - 40.00 USD 29.50
218H

(7) TOY COLLECTORS BOOKS

USD 20.00 - 40.00 USD 29.50
221H

1896 RINGING ROCKS PARK POTTSTOWN PA BROCHURE

1896 USD 20.00 - 40.00 USD 29.50
295H

DECORATOR ITEMS AND BOOKS

USD 20.00 - 40.00 USD 29.50
140H Wallace Nutting

WALLACE NUTTING EXTERIOR PRINT

USD 20.00 - 40.00 USD 23.60
176H

(4) SWEDISH PRINTS

USD 40.00 - 80.00 USD 23.60
180H

(3) PRINTS

USD 20.00 - 40.00 USD 23.60
161H

SNEEDER WOODBLOCK PRINT, FORGOTTEN FRIENDS

USD 20.00 - 40.00 USD 17.70
163H

(4) INTERIOR ARCHITECTURAL PRINTS

USD 20.00 - 40.00 USD 17.70
166H

(2) OPERA POSTERS

1989-90, 1976 USD 20.00 - 40.00 USD 17.70
169H

(2) WWI US FOOD ADMINISTRATION POSTERS

USD 20.00 - 40.00 USD 17.70
  • <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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