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Auction Name
Photographica
Auction Date
10/28/2020 - 10/28/2020
Sale Number
#588
Total Lots
252
Sold Lots
118
Lots Sold
46.83%
Unsold Lots
134
Total Sales (GBP)
65,344.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
46,770.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
67,230.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
163,860.00
High Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
233,850.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
27.94%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
253 Lewis Morris Rutherford (1816-1892)

THREE PHASES OF THE MOON, NEW YORK

c.1865 GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 GBP 3,500.00
234 Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-1879)

‘ALL IN THE WILD MARCH MORNING I HEARD THE ANGELS CALL' 1874

1874 GBP 2,500.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 3,250.00
256 Toussaint Barthelemy & Paul Oudin (XIX-XX)

EXTREMELY EARLY ALBUM OF X-RAY PHOTOGRAPHS

c.1896 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 2,500.00
316 Elliott Erwitt b.1928

DOG SERIES WITH NELSON ROCKEFELLER, ALBANY, NEW YORK, 1967

1967 GBP 3,000.00 - 3,500.00 GBP 2,500.00
186

SELECTION OF HAND COLOURED PHOTOGRAPHS INCLUDING PORTRAITS OF INDIAN ROYALTIES, LIFE SCENES AND LANDSCAPES FROM INDIA, BY BELGIAN PHOTOGRAPY STUDIO

c.1910s. GBP 2,000.00 - 2,500.00 GBP 2,500.00
233 Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-1879)

Déjatch Alámayou, King Theodore's Son, July 1868.

1868 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 1,875.00
317 Ernst Haas (1921-1986)

HYDE PARK, SPEAKERS CORNER, 1949-51

1949-51 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 1,875.00
230

THE JOHN HILL BURTON (1809-1881) FAMILY, DALMENY, SCOTLAND

c.1850s - 1890s GBP 500.00 - 700.00 GBP 1,625.00
213 Baron Wilhelm Von Gloeden (1856-1931)

KNABE 1902

1902 GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00 GBP 1,500.00
321 George Platt Lynes (1907-1955)

MALE DANCER ON BEACH, c.1940s

c.1940s GBP 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 GBP 1,250.00
252

The Astrophysical Observatory, Potsdam, Germany, blue card folio, 240mm x 220mm, original typed manuscript dissertation pp.57

1929 GBP 600.00 - 800.00 GBP 1,125.00
365 Edward Ruscha b. 1937

EVERY BUILDING ON THE SUNSET STRIP, Los Angeles, California 1966, book size

1966 GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00 GBP 1,062.00
332 Margaret Bourke-White (1904–1971)

PIERCE ARROW

1931 GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 1,000.00
366 David Bailey b.1938

SELF PORTRAIT

1957 GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00 GBP 1,000.00
185

COLLECTION OF GLASS NEGATIVES OF ORNITHOLOGY AND ANTROPOLOGICAL INTEREST, WEST CHAMPARAN REGION, WITH TEAWOOD BOX c. 1880s.

c. 1880s. GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00 GBP 1,000.00
160 Burton Brothers (1866–1914)

NEW ZEALAND VIEWS, travel photographs makers

GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 938.00
190 Walter B. Woodbury (1834-1885)

JAVA

c.1870 GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 938.00
229 Thomas Annan (1829 - 1887)

SECOND EDITION PHOTOGRAPHIC BOOK OF GLASGOW COUNTRY HOUSES

1878 GBP 600.00 - 800.00 GBP 875.00
201 P. H Emerson (1856-1936)

A WATERSIDE INN

1890 GBP 600.00 - 800.00 GBP 812.00
255 Unknown Photographer c.1900

EARLY X-RAY PHOTOGRAPH

c.1900 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 812.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Joseph F. Kernan, <i>College Football,</i> oil on canvas, <i>The Saturday Evening Post</i> cover, 1932. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Joseph C. Leyendecker, <i>Golfer Lighting a Cigarette,</i> oil on canvas, c.1920. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Howard Chandler Christy, <i>In the Field,</i> charcoal & watercolor, published in <i>Scribner’s,</i> 1902. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> N.C. Wyeth, <i>Standish Reading,</i> pen & ink, for <i>The Courtship of Miles Standish,</i> 1920. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Johnanna Stewart Mapes, <i>A Fairy Book,</i> conté crayon, for <i>St. Nicholas Magazine,</i> 1907. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Arnold Lobel, pen & ink, for <i>The Frog & Toad Coloring Book,</i> 1981. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Antonio Lopez, <i>Today’s Fashions,</i> study for <i>The New York Times,</i> 1981. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Charles Schulz, <i>“I’ll have to go back to the house…I forgot my rubbers…”</i> pen & ink, original 4-panel <i>Peanuts comic,</i> 1960. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Constantin Alajalov, <i>Family Tree,</i> watercolor and gouache, cover for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1938. Estimate $3,000 to $4,000.
  • <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
    <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
    <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
  • <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 20.<br>Mrs S. C. Belnos.</b> <i>The Sundhya or the Daily Prayers of the Brahmins,</i> 1st edition, 1851. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 20.<br>Sir Harry Darell.</b> <i>China, India, Cape of Good Hope and Vicinity,</i> 1st edition, 1852. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 20.<br><i>Scots Magazine,</i></b> 61 volumes, 1739-1800. With important maps of North America. £1,500 to £2,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Ian Fleming.</b> <i>Casino Royale,</i> 1st edition, 1953. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Virginia Woolf.</b> <i>Really and Truly,</i> 1915. Autograph confessions book. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Evelyn Waugh.</b> <i>Vile Bodies,</i> 1st edition, 1930. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>J. R. R. Tolkien.</b> Autograph letter signed on Old English, with corrected typescript. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Lewis Carroll.</b> <i>The Hunting of the Snark,</i> 1st edition, 1876. Presentation copy. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Essex House Press.</b> <i>Poems of William Shakespeare,</i> 1899. One of 450 copies. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Lafcadio Hearn.</b> <i>A Japanese Miscellany,</i> 1st edition, 1901. Presentation copy. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Jules Verne.</b> <i>Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Seas,</i> 1st UK edition, 1873. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Charles Dickens.</b> <i>The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit,</i> 1st edition, 1844. Original cloth binding. £800 to £1,200.
  • <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>Carolina Parrot, Plate 26.</i> London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. $125,000 to $175,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>Fish Hawk or Osprey, Plate 81.</i> London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. $145,000 to $175,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>Brown Pelican, Plate 421.</i> London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. $75,000 to $100,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> DE BRY, Johann Theodore, attributed to. Pair of Watercolor studies of Tulips. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> FUERTES, Louis Agassiz. <i>Alaskan Brown Bear.</i> Watercolor and gouache on board. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> HILL, Thomas. <i>Big Trees.</i> Oil on canvas. c. 1903. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> GOULD, John. <i>A Monograph of the Macropodidae or Family of Kangaroos.</i> London: by the author, August 1st 1841-May 1st 1842. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> GOULD, John. <i>A Monograph of the Odontophorinae, or Partridges of America.</i> London: Richard and John E. Taylor for the Author, [1844]-1850. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> JANSSONIUS, Joannes. <i>Atlantis majoris quinta pars, orbem maritimum seu omnium marium…</i> Amsterdam: Joannes Janssonius, 1652. $50,000 to $80,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> DONCKER, Hendrik. <i>De Zee-Atlas ofte Water-Waereld, vertoonende alle de Zee-Kusten van het bekende deel des Aerd-Bodems.</i> Amsterdam: Henrick Doncker, [1658-1665]. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> BURR, David. <i>Map of the City and County of New York with the Adjacent Country.</i> Engraved map with original hand color. Ithaca, NY: Stone & Clark, 1839. $9,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> CURRIER, Nathaniel and IVES, James Merritt. <i>The City of New York.</i> Lithograph with original hand color. New York: Currier & Ives, 1884. $15,000 to $20,000.
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