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Auction Name
Unreserved Fine and Decorative Arts - Prints and Books - bidstart 8/20
Auction Date
08/31/2020 - 08/31/2020
Sale Number
#83120
Total Lots
57
Sold Lots
55
Lots Sold
96.49%
Unsold Lots
2
Total Sales (USD)
2,836.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
4,810.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
8,490.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
4,865.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
8,600.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
32.98%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
192

Two Framed Photographs Front and Rear View of the Remington Armory Illion, N.Y.

USD 50.00 - 100.00 USD 406.00
101

American Rifleman Magazine from 1923, '24, '34, '37, '39, '41, '42

USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 225.00
240

Chest of Memorabilia Concerning Lieutenant Colonel Charles Frederick Hamilton Napier (1872-1963)

USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 225.00
105 Maxfield Parrish

Maxfield Parrish Posters, Including for Scribner's and The Century Magazines, Plus

20th century. USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 200.00
119 after Hirsohige Utagawa (Japanese, 1797-1858)

Wild Duck Swimming beneath Snow-Laden Reeds

USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 138.00
213

No Horses Painted Wooden Sign

USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 138.00
190 Martin Van Buren

Martin Van Buren Signed Grant

1839 USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 125.00
56

[Cartography - Europe - Germany] Lusatiae Superioris,

1732 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 113.00
115 Engraving by Peter Mazell after Peter Paillou (English, 1757-1831),

The Bald Buzzard

19th century. USD 150.00 - 300.00 USD 88.00
50 Woody Crumbo (Potawatomi, 1912-1989)

Winter Range and Night Rider

USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 75.00
137 Harry Shokler (American, 1896-1978)

Marina Scene

USD 150.00 - 300.00 USD 75.00
90

Pair of Prints in the Manner of Persian Miniatures

USD 150.00 - 300.00 USD 56.00
136

Collection of Sailing Books

USD 15.00 - 30.00 USD 56.00
184

A Currier and Ives Still Life Print Landscape, Fruits and Flowers

USD 100.00 - 150.00 USD 56.00
9

[Biography] Books about Joseph Brant; Hinman, Marjory Barnum. Onaquaga: Hub of the Border Wars. 1975 Kelsay, Isabel Thompson. Joseph Brant 1743-1807: Man of Two Worlds. 1984

USD 10.00 - 20.00 USD 50.00
10 McKenney and Hall

McKenney and Hall Color Lithographs, Reproduction

20th century USD 100.00 - 150.00 USD 50.00
140 David Paladin Chethlahe (Dine, 1926-1984)

Night scene, framed, 12x14 in.

USD 25.00 - 50.00 USD 44.00
145 Engraving After Edwin Landseer (English, 1802-1873)

English, 19th century. Engraving on paper, laid on canvas. Deer Stalkers Returning; 22.25 x 28 in. (image), 32 x 37.25 in. (frame).

USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 44.00
155 Gould and Richter

Hummingbird Lithograph Campylopterus Roberti

USD 25.00 - 50.00 USD 44.00
183

A Road to Denver Movie Poster

20th Century USD 25.00 - 50.00 USD 44.00
  • <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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