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Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books

Auction Info

Auction Name
Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper
Auction Date
09/05/2020 - 09/05/2020
Sale Number
#90520
Total Lots
200
Sold Lots
188
Lots Sold
94.00%
Unsold Lots
12
Total Sales (USD)
39,605.50
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
69,300.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
136,250.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
72,750.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
143,500.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
27.60%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
22200 Karl Bodmer

Bodmer - Sih-Chida & Mahchsi-Karehde (Mandan Indians)

1839-1842 USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 4,455.00
22199 Daniel Giraud Elliot

Elliot - Shaw's Pheasant

1870-1872 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 1,595.00
22178 Basilius Besler

Besler - Lily

1713 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 1,210.00
22157 John James Audubon

Audubon - Blue Heron. 372

1840-1844 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 880.00
22197 John Gould

Gould - Heliodores’s Wood Star with Cactus

1849-1887 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 742.50
22003 Antoine-Francois Prevost d'Exiles

Prevost - Seahorse, Sea Monsters, Fish, Ray, Mer-Turtle, Hippopotamus

1746 USD 100.00 - 300.00 USD 687.50
22193 John Gould

Gould - White-throated Sapphire Hummingbird with Nest & Eggs

1849-1887 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 660.00
22192 John Gould

Gould - Brazilian Violet-Ear Hummingbird with Nest & Cactus

1849-1887 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 605.00
22195 John Gould

Gould - Lazuline Sabre-wing Hummingbird & Orchid

1849-1887 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 605.00
22198 Daniel Giraud Elliot

Elliot - Sonnerat's Jungle-Fowl

1870-1872 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 605.00
22174 Basilius Besler

Besler - Star of Bethlehem; Ornithogalum, Scabiosa, Genistella

1713 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 605.00
22191 John Gould

Gould - Godin's Puff-leg Hummingbird

1849-1887 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 605.00
22196 John Gould

Gould - Blue-necked Azure-Crown Hummingbird

1849-1887 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 550.00
22109 William Lewin

Lewin, Original Watercolor - Merlin. 22

1789-1794 USD 300.00 - 600.00 USD 467.50
22162 Ulysse Aldrovandi

Aldrovandi, pub. 1599 - Osprey with Flying Fish. 190

1599-1648 USD 300.00 - 600.00 USD 467.50
22177 Basilius Besler

Besler - Rose

1713 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 467.50
22194 John Gould

Gould - Brown Violet-Ear Hummingbird

1849-1887 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 440.00
22187 Saverio Manetti, Violante Vanni & Lorenzo Lorenzi

Manetti - 9 Bird Engravings

1767-1784 USD 500.00 - 1,500.00 USD 440.00
22149 John James Audubon

Audubon - Ruff-necked Humming bird. 254

1840-1844 USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 412.50
22152 John James Audubon

Audubon - Yellow Crowned Night Heron. 364

1840-1844 USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 412.50
  • <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.
  • <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.
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