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Auction Info

Auction Name
Autographs and Manuscripts
Auction Date
09/13/2020 - 09/13/2020
Sale Number
#91320
Total Lots
40
Sold Lots
33
Lots Sold
82.50%
Unsold Lots
7
Total Sales (EUR)
9,253.01
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
6,400.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
7,780.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
10,655.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
12,640.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
73.20%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
40335419 Napoléon Bonaparte

Lettre Signée "Bonaparte"

1802 EUR 2,200.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 2,834.00
40346555 Thomas a Kempis

Manuscrit enluminé sur vélin : De Imitatione Christi

1850 EUR 550.00 - 610.00 EUR 681.25
40396869 Benito Mussolini / Vittorio Emanuele III King of Italy / Ricardo Oreamuno President of Costa Rica

Autograph; Benito Mussolini Appoints Italian consul in Costa Rica plus signed document

1926 EUR 300.00 - 400.00 EUR 626.75
40425369 Giuseppe Mazzini

Autograph; Signed politics letter

1866 EUR 550.00 - 620.00 EUR 599.50
40379739 Revolution Francaise - Paris Section des Droits de l Homme

Pièce Signée par le Président

1792 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 490.50
40396223 (Pope Pius XII) / Eugenio Pacelli

Autograph; Vellum Papal Bull on Behalf of Pius XI with Pacelli's signature

1937 EUR 350.00 - 500.00 EUR 479.60
40344255 Maréchal Davout - Prince d'Eckmuhl

Hambourg - Lettre Signée

1812 EUR 500.00 - 550.00 EUR 337.90
40169853 Big Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdullah Alkhrashi, 1st Imam d’Al-Azhar

Kharshe explique une partie sur Sheikh Khalil

1800 Not Available EUR 294.30
40171497 École coranique XIXe siècle

Maghrebi traditional Arabic Quranic script

1800 Not Available EUR 294.30
40396171 Gioachino Rossini (transcription from)

Manuscript; Musical Sheet Sinfonia Nell'Opera La Cenerentola del Sig. e Maestro Gioachino Rossini

1820/1840 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 216.91
40287895 King Umberto II Savoy

Autograph; Signed decree on navy officers progress

1945 Not Available EUR 200.56
40394235 Armando Diaz (transcription from)

Military Manuscript; World War I Bulletin News from the Front

1918 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 198.38
40266319 esc. Juan Mejia Jurado

Contrato entre el Mayorazgo de Palomares y sus hermanos

1458 Not Available EUR 196.20
40037851 Harold Pinter

Brief

1984 Not Available EUR 175.49
40440849 Raymond Poincaré

Président du Conseil, Lettre Autographe Signée à l'écrivain Jean Richepin

1912 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 155.87
40254179 Manuscript

Origineel bijbelblad uit de 13e eeuw

1250 Not Available EUR 152.60
40432213 Carlo Alberto King of Savoy

Autograph; Signed decree from the Asti Province

1835 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 141.70
40315255 Ecole islamique 19-e siècle

Recueil factice comprenant deux traités de théologie islamique

1880 Not Available EUR 119.90
40220249 August Duff

Herboriste médecine ancienne

1815 Not Available EUR 110.09
40398383 Pope Benedictus XIV (in name of)

Manuscript; Economical Papal Bull on vellum

1742 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 109.00
  • <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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