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Auction Info

Auction Name
Remarkable Rarities - bidstart 8/21
Auction Date
09/12/2020 - 09/12/2020
Sale Number
#592
Total Lots
84
Sold Lots
52
Lots Sold
61.90%
Unsold Lots
32
Total Sales (USD)
796,937.50
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
593,800.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
813,000.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
1,334,800.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
1,840,500.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
43.30%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
3013

Abraham Lincoln Lock of Hair and 'Bloody' Assassination Telegram

USD 75,000.00 - 100,000.00 USD 81,250.00
3028

Albert Einstein Signed Photograph

USD 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 USD 75,000.00
3091

Athens 1896 Olympic Winner's Medal

USD 50,000.00 - 60,000.00 USD 65,625.00
3050

Edgar Allan Poe Autograph Letter Signed

USD 50,000.00 - 60,000.00 USD 62,500.00
3045

Paul Cézanne Autograph Letter Signed with Original Sketches

USD 50,000.00 - 60,000.00 USD 59,375.00
3030

Albert Einstein Handwritten Mathematical Manuscript and Typed Letter Signed

USD 25,000.00 - 50,000.00 USD 38,125.00
3039

Apollo 15 Lunar Surface Flown Flag

USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 27,500.00
3059

Beatles Signed Photograph

USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 27,500.00
3073

Kurt Cobain Handwritten Nirvana Setlist

USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 23,750.00
3033

Nikola Tesla Signed Book

USD 25,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 22,500.00
3003

Malcolm X Document Signed

USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 21,250.00
3063

Beatles: John Lennon Signed Sketch

USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 21,250.00
3053

F. Scott Fitzgerald Autograph Letter Signed

USD 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 USD 20,000.00
3035

Wright Brothers Signed Photograph

USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 18,125.00
3004

Malcolm X Original Mug Shot

USD 2,500.00 - 4,500.00 USD 16,250.00
3069

Jimi Hendrix Signed Promotional Photograph

USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 16,250.00
3075

Walt Disney Typed Letter Signed

USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 15,625.00
3048

Haring, Warhol, Lichtenstein, Basquiat, and Ono Signed 'Rain Dance' Poster

USD 7,500.00 - 10,000.00 USD 13,750.00
3086

Marie Antoinette Document Signed

USD 12,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 13,750.00
3001

Original 'I Am a Man' Poster

USD 6,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 12,500.00
  • <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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