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Leland Little Auctions

Auction Info

Auction Name
Important Fall Auction
Auction Date
09/19/2020 - 09/19/2020
Sale Number
#91920
Total Lots
22
Sold Lots
20
Lots Sold
90.91%
Unsold Lots
2
Total Sales (USD)
60,416.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
22,200.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
45,000.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
30,700.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
58,000.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
104.17%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
262 Pierre Soulages (French, born 1919),

Eau-forte IX

1957 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 17,110.00
267 Alfred Eisenstaedt (American/German, 1898-1995),

Farewell of Servicemen, Penn Station, New York City, 1943

1943 USD 3,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 10,620.00
264 Imogen Cunningham (American, 1883-1976),

Four Shells

circa 1930 USD 5,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 4,720.00
350 Jens Michelsen Beck

Large 1754 Map of St. Croix, Dutch West Indies by Jens Michelsen Beck

1754 USD 300.00 - 600.00 USD 4,484.00
207 after Georges Braque (French, 1882-1963),

Hommage à J. S. Bach

1950 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 2,950.00
208 Joan Miró (Spanish, 1893-1983),

Fusées (Rockets)

1959 USD 1,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 2,714.00
293 Claude Howell (NC, 1915-1997),

Waiting for the Shrimp Boat

1992 USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 2,596.00
201 Hasui Kawase and Ishiwata Koitsu

Two Japanese Woodblock Prints by Hasui Kawase and Ishiwata Koitsu

1932 and 1933 USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 2,124.00
202 Joichi Hoshi (Japanese, 1913-1979),

Two Woodblock Prints

1977 USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 1,770.00
206 Krishna Reddy (Indian, 1925-2018),

Three Graces

1958 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 1,770.00
268 Richard Hamilton (British, 1922-2011),

Mirror Image

1974 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,652.00
263 Marcel Duchamp (French, 1887-1968),

The Coffee Mill

1947 USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 1,416.00
258 James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903),

Drouet

1859 USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 1,121.00
259 Louise Nevelson (American, 1899-1988),

Essences 17

1977 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,003.00
357 Rey, Margaret & H. A.

Curious George Goes to the Hospital, First Edition

1966 USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 944.00
260 Alex Katz (American, born 1927),

Still Life

1974 USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 885.00
261 Louis Trinquier-Trianon (French, 1853-1922),

Folies Bergère - Les Demoiselles du Xxe Siècle

1890s USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 885.00
356 Heller, Joseph.

Catch-22, First Edition

1961 USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 826.00
269 Kim Weston (American, born 1953),

Two Nude Portraits

USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 501.50
265 Imogen Cunningham (American, 1883-1976),

Morris Graves, Painter (1950)

1950 USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 324.50
  • <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
  • <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><center>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Rare & Remarkable Autographs<br>and Manuscripts<br>Now until October 21, 2020</b>
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Most Remarkable Autograph Album Ever Offered: Wilde Poem, Melville Quotes Shakespeare, 8 presidents, Mary Lincoln & 400 More. $30,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Unique Napoleon Autograph Manuscript Detailing his Military Campaign in Italy, plus Doodles. $18,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Remarkable Pasteur Manuscript on Rabies Research 8 Months before 1st Successful Human Vaccination. $12,500 to $15,000.
    <b><center>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Rare & Remarkable Autographs<br>and Manuscripts<br>Now until October 21, 2020</b>
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Freud 1933 ALS Supporting First Lay Analyst Theodor Reik with Reik’s Handwritten Definition of Psychology. $15,000 to $16,000.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Begin & Sadat Unique Signed Photo from Camp David Summit. $2,000 to $2,500.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Rare Scriabin ALS Written the Year He Completed “The Poem of Ecstasy.” $4,000 to $5,000.
    <b><center>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Rare & Remarkable Autographs<br>and Manuscripts<br>Now until October 21, 2020</b>
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Columbus’ Patron Pays for a Gift to a Lady in Waiting. $2,000 to $2,500.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Rare Signed Photo of Nansen, Nobel Prize Winner & Norway’s First Great Arctic Explorer. $1,000 to $1,200.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Stravinsky Pens 5 Bars from "Petrouschka.” $1,200 to $1,500.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Zapata Letter Written 4 Days Following Collapse of Negotiations between Villa and Carranza. $2,000 to $2,200.
  • <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.
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