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Auction Name
Rare Books - Online bidstart 9/10
Auction Date
09/17/2020 - 09/17/2020
Sale Number
#85
Total Lots
556
Sold Lots
263
Lots Sold
47.30%
Unsold Lots
293
Total Sales (USD)
54,689.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
61,480.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
73,860.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
137,559.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
166,535.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
32.84%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
19 Irma Stern

CONGO - FINE COPY - ONE OF 300 SIGNED.

1943 USD 2,800.00 - 3,500.00 USD 3,755.00
11 Sol Plaatje

NATIVE LIFE IN SOUTH AFRICA – IMPORTANT INSCRIBED ASSOCIATION COPY

nd (1916) USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 3,696.00
7 Olive Schreiner as Ralph Iron

THE STORY OF AN AFRICAN FARM

1883 USD 3,000.00 - 3,500.00 USD 2,800.00
1 Original Document

TREASON TRIAL APPEAL LETTER (Signed by many of the trialists)

USD 2,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 2,500.00
5 Muller, Hendrik P.N. & Snelleman, Joh. F.

INDUSTRIE DES CAFRES DU SUD-EST DE L'AFRIQUE; collection recueille sur le lieux et notice ethnographique par Hendrik P.N. Muller; description des objets representes par Joh. F. Snellerman

1893] USD 2,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,500.00
13 Frederick Courteney Selous

AFRICAN NATURE NOTES AND REMINISCENCES – INSCRIBED TO THE ILLUSTRATOR EDMUND CALDWELL

1908 USD 2,000.00 - 2,500.00 USD 1,250.00
10 Francis Galton

THE NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORER IN TROPICAL SOUTH AFRICA - INSCRIBED COPY

1853 USD 1,800.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,200.00
319 Cape Town

CAPE TOWN & THE CAPE PENINSULA

1920s USD 40.00 - 60.00 USD 893.00
14 Ken Kesey

One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest Final Film Script (Multi-Signed)

1974 USD 850.00 - 1,000.00 USD 850.00
15 Sir James Percy Fitzpatrick

Jock of the Bushveld (SIGNED)

1913 USD 850.00 - 1,250.00 USD 840.00
12 Edward Stanford

New larges scale map of the SEAT OF WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA 1899 Second edition with hills
Manuscript:: Capt. F.R. de Bertodano [Australian investigator in the Breaker Morant saga]

1899 USD 1,000.00 - 1,250.00 USD 750.00
16 George (Milwa) Pemba

MRS MARTHA BOKAKO Pen and ink sketch

1983 USD 1,000.00 - 1,000.00 USD 750.00
83 Barrow (John)

AN ACCOUNT OF TRAVELS INTO THE INTERIOR OF SOUTHERN AFRICA

1801 and 1804 USD 900.00 - 1,000.00 USD 750.00
282 Thompson (George)

TRAVELS AND ADVENTURES IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

1827 USD 700.00 - 800.00 USD 600.00
9 Kerouac (Jack)

ON THE ROAD

1958 USD 600.00 - 700.00 USD 583.00
73 Le Vaillant ( Francois)

NEW TRAVELS INTO THE INTERIOR PARTS OF AFRICA

1796 USD 600.00 - 700.00 USD 578.00
74 Le Vaillant (Francois)

TRAVELS FROM THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, INTO THE INTERIOR PARTS OF AFRICA

1790 USD 600.00 - 700.00 USD 578.00
261 Labat ( Père Jean-Baptiste)

VOYAGE DU CHEVALIER DES MARCHAIS EN GUINEE

1730 USD 300.00 - 400.00 USD 525.00
351 W.H. SCHRÖDER

TWELVE ORIGINAL EARLY SOUTH AFRICAN POLITICAL CARTOONS IN PENCIL

1880's USD 350.00 - 500.00 USD 525.00
86 Tachard (Guy)

REIS NA SIAM

1687 USD 600.00 - 700.00 USD 500.00
  • <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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