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Auction Info

Auction Name
Books
Auction Date
10/17/2020 - 10/17/2020
Sale Number
#2010c
Total Lots
514
Sold Lots
434
Lots Sold
84.44%
Unsold Lots
80
Total Sales (EUR)
512,650.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
193,640.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
270,870.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
280,320.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
379,020.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
135.26%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
1288 SCHEDEL, Hartmann

Liber chronicarum.

1493 EUR 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 EUR 65,000.00
1116 DE WIT, Frederick

Atlas maior.

1710-1712 EUR 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 EUR 35,000.00
1279 [MAUCREUX, Guillaume & Pierre de]

"Exstrait van eene Deels vanden Rechten ghetrocken vute loix (?) ende ghetranslateirt vanden latine In fra[n]coit" [= Ordonnances de plaidoyer de bouche et par escript].

15th c.] EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 17,500.00
1074

"Geometrischer Entwurf der gesammten XVII Niederländischen Provintzien".

1672 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 15,000.00
1359 OLEARIUS, Adam

Gottorffische Kunst-Kammer/ worinnen allerhand ungemeine Sachen/ so theils die Natur/ theils künstliche Hände hervor gebracht und bereitet [...] aus allen vier Theilen der Welt [...]. Welchem zu Ende angefüget ist [...] Holsteinische Chronica [...].

1674 EUR 700.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 10,000.00
1275

Book of Prayers.

early 16th c.] EUR 5,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 9,375.00
1299

Den Psalter Dauids na dalder correxte copie ouerghesedt. Met die Hymne[n] en[de] Ghebeden so vanden tijt als van die Feestdagen des iaers nu nieuwelicx tot profijt van alle menschen binnen Mechelen ouerghesedt.

1566 EUR 300.00 - 500.00 EUR 9,000.00
1135 BRETEZ, Louis; TURGOT, Etienne-François

"Plan de Paris commencé l'année 1734. Dessiné et gravé, sous les ordres de Messire Michel Etienne Turgot [...] Achevé de graver en 1739 [...] Levé et dessiné par Louis Bretez, gravé par Claude Lucas et écrit par Aubin".

1739 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 6,875.00
1105

"L'Europe divisée selon l'étendue de ses principales parties, et dont les points principaux sont placez sur les observations de mesrs de l'Académie royale des sciences".

1730 EUR 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 6,250.00
1120 DE LAET, Johannes

Novus orbis seu Descriptionis Indiae Occidentalis libri XVIII.

1633 EUR 500.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 5,625.00
1379 PUTEANUS, Erycius

Tesserarum philotesiarum liber singularis, ad Insubres.

1605 EUR 2,000.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 5,625.00
1036

"Orbis Terrae compendiosa descriptio".

1587 EUR 2,500.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 5,500.00
1514

5 médailles en métal.

EUR 2,500.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 5,250.00
1320 CARDANO, Gerolamo

De causis, signis, ac locis morborum, liber unus.

1569 EUR 400.00 - 600.00 EUR 5,250.00
1226 BARTISCH, Georg

Georg Bartisch [...] Augen-Dienst, oder kurtz und deutlich verfasster Bericht von allen und jeden in- und äusserlichen Mängeln, Schäden, Gebrechen und Zufällen der Augen [...] nunmehr zum andernmal an den Tag gelegt.

1686 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,400.00 EUR 5,000.00
1050

Leuven: lot of ca. 56 sheets.

EUR 200.00 - 400.00 EUR 5,000.00
1142 [WOOD, Robert]

Les ruines de Palmyre, autrement dite Tedmor, au désert.

1753 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 5,000.00
1270

Archief van de Leuvense familie Terby.

2de helft 18de eeuw-eerste helft 19de eeuw EUR 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 EUR 4,750.00
1037

"Typus Orbis Terrarum".

EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 4,750.00
1321 GALENUS, Claudius

Methodi medendi, id est, De morbis curandis libri quatuordecim, denuo magna diligentia Martini Gregorii recogniti, Thoma Linacro Anglo interprete [ed. Guillaume Budé].

1538 EUR 250.00 - 400.00 EUR 4,250.00
  • <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>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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