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Auction Info

Auction Name
Age of Exploration: Travel & Discovery through the Centuries
Auction Date
10/14/2020 - 10/14/2020
Sale Number
#1682
Total Lots
19
Sold Lots
17
Lots Sold
89.47%
Unsold Lots
2
Total Sales (USD)
59,895.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
24,600.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
0.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
31,400.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
0.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
Inf%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
12

Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to Churchill

1776-82. USD 10,000.00 - 0.00 USD 30,000.00
8 [Mercator, Gerard] Alexandrini, Cl(audii). Ptolemaei

Geographiae libri octo...

1584 USD 1,000.00 - 0.00 USD 8,125.00
3 Ortelius, Abraham

Chinae, olim Sinarum regionis, noua descriptio

1606 USD 1,500.00 - 0.00 USD 5,000.00
2 Speed, John

America, with those known parts in that unknowne worlde both people and manner of buildings Discribed and inlarged by I.S. Ano. 1626

1676 USD 1,200.00 - 0.00 USD 3,500.00
21

A Regency twelve-inch celestial table globe

1816 USD 2,000.00 - 0.00 USD 2,500.00
10 Byron, (George Anson)

Voyage of H.M.S. Blonde to the Sandwich Islands, in the Years 1824-1825

1826 USD 600.00 - 0.00 USD 1,560.00
1 Ortelius, Abraham

Barbariae et Biledulgerid, nova descriptio

ca. 1570-1612 USD 500.00 - 0.00 USD 1,500.00
22

An Edwardian Empire globe clock

early 20th century USD 1,500.00 - 0.00 USD 1,250.00
11 Jesse, J. Heneage

London: Its Celebrated Characters and Remarkable Places

1871 USD 500.00 - 0.00 USD 1,063.00
4 Ortelius, Abraham

Septentrionalium regionum descrip.

1603 USD 1,000.00 - 0.00 USD 1,000.00
7 Braun, Georg, and Frans Hogenberg

Group of 5 Sixteenth Century Views

USD 800.00 - 0.00 USD 875.00
5 Ortelius, Abraham

Russiae, Moscoviae et Tartariae descriptio

Circa 1570-1612. USD 800.00 - 0.00 USD 845.00
97 Shoesmith, Kenneth

South America by Royal Mail

ca. 1920 USD 1,000.00 - 0.00 USD 780.00
9 Leguat, Francis

A New Voyage to the East-Indies by Francis Leguat and His Companions. Containing their Adventures in two Desart Islands, And an Account of the most Remarkable Things in Maurice Island, Batavia, at the Cape of Good Hope, the Island of St. Helena, and othe

1708 USD 300.00 - 0.00 USD 553.00
99 Gruau, (René)

Relax... Compagnie maritime des chargeurs reunis

ca. 1950 USD 800.00 - 0.00 USD 531.00
100

[Aviation]
Northwest Airlines Stratocruiser Maquette

Circa late 1940s/early 1950s. USD 800.00 - 0.00 USD 500.00
6 Fries, Lorenz

Taprobana

ca. 1525-35 USD 300.00 - 0.00 USD 313.00
23

An English 30-inch terrestrial floor globe

circa 1920 USD 6,000.00 - 0.00 Not Sold
98 Patrone, G(iovanni).

"Italia" societa di navigazione Ameriques, Pacifique Nord Sud

1948 USD 800.00 - 0.00 Not Sold
  • <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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