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Auction Info

Auction Name
Americana and Political Signature Auction
Auction Date
09/14/2020 - 09/15/2020
Sale Number
#6221
Total Lots
382
Sold Lots
351
Lots Sold
91.88%
Unsold Lots
31
Total Sales (USD)
529,160.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
269,280.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
403,920.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
317,280.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
475,920.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
111.19%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
43269

Declaration of Independence: John Binns Version Published in 1819.

USD 6,400.00 - 9,600.00 USD 30,000.00
43261

Lyndon B. Johnson: Civil Rights Act Bill Signing Pen and More.

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 18,750.00
43324

[Bonnie Parker & Clyde Barrow]: Clyde's Personally-Owned Fishing Tackle Box.

USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 15,625.00
43187

Theodore Roosevelt: The Largest TR Signed Photograph.

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 13,750.00
43273

Gazette Of The US (NY, NY): October 7, 1789 National Thanksgiving Day Proclamation.

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 13,750.00
43225

Roosevelt & Garner: Phenomenal Jugate Tire Cover.

USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD 13,125.00
43303

Spectacular Circus Menagerie Animal Broadside From 1834.

USD 2,400.00 - 3,600.00 USD 12,500.00
43320

John Wesley Hardin: A Rare, Signed Shot-Through Playing Card from this Notorious Texas Gunslinger.

USD 5,600.00 - 8,400.00 USD 10,937.50
43295

Robert E. Lee: Albumen Photograph Taken One Week After His Surrender At Appomattox.

USD 2,880.00 - 4,320.00 USD 10,625.00
43075

Abraham Lincoln: Autograph Document Signed [ADS].

USD 2,800.00 - 4,200.00 USD 10,000.00
43099

Abraham Lincoln: Several Strands Of Hair.

USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 10,000.00
43110

Grant & Colfax: A Bold Colorful 1868 Cotton Campaign Banner.

USD 1,920.00 - 2,880.00 USD 10,000.00
43105

Bell & Everett: Rare Jugate Grand National Banner with Full Borders.

USD 11,200.00 - 16,800.00 USD 8,750.00
43072

Abraham Lincoln: Rare 1860 Campaign Ribbon.

USD 5,600.00 - 8,400.00 USD 7,812.50
43270

Revolutionary War: Fragment of a British Flag Captured at the 1776 Battle of Trenton.

USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD 7,500.00
43232

Franklin D. Roosevelt: Signed and Annotated Typed Speech on the N.R.A.

USD 2,400.00 - 3,600.00 USD 6,875.00
43249

John F. Kennedy: President Kennedy's Trip To Dallas November 22, 1963.

USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 USD 6,875.00
43087

[Abraham Lincoln/Ulysses S. Grant]: Official White House China.

USD 4,800.00 - 7,200.00 USD 6,250.00
43310

William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody: Large Wild West Show Poster.

USD 2,400.00 - 3,600.00 USD 5,250.00
43321

John Wesley Hardin: A Classic Form of His Sought-After Signature.

USD 3,200.00 - 4,800.00 USD 5,250.00
  • <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>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.
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