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Auction Info

Auction Name
Part II-Luxury Asset Auction: Featuring Property from the Estate of C. K. McClatchy, Sacramento, CA (Online) - bidstart 9/3
Auction Date
09/17/2020 - 09/17/2020
Sale Number
#12734
Total Lots
103
Sold Lots
103
Lots Sold
100.00%
Unsold Lots
0
Total Sales (USD)
101,346.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
23,000.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
48,550.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
23,000.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
48,550.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
208.75%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
165

The Settlers and Land Speculators of Sacramento to James G. Bennett

1851 USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 13,613.00
236

The Pioneer: or California Monthly Magazine, Vol I-IV

1854 USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 12,403.00
201

Report of the Chief Engineer upon the Preliminary Survey, Revenue, and Cost of Construction, of the San Francisco and Sacramento Rail Road

1856 USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 9,983.00
257

William Gerard Barry (1864-1941) Diary and Monterey Paintings

USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 6,655.00
203

California Register and Statistical Reporter (and map)

1856 USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 6,050.00
164

Translation of the Papers Respecting the Grant made by Governor Alvarado to Mr. Augustus Sutter

1850 USD 250.00 - 500.00 USD 4,961.00
227

Life and Adventures of James Williams, A Fugitive Slave

1873 USD 100.00 - 250.00 USD 3,630.00
200 Wm. Frank Stewart

Last of the Filibusters; or, Recollections of the Siege of Rivas

USD 250.00 - 500.00 USD 3,509.00
221 Report of the Chief Engineer

1st Div of 50 Miles of the CPRR of CA

1863, 1863; 1862 USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 3,146.00
219

The California Mountaineer

1861 USD 250.00 - 500.00 USD 2,420.00
192 Wm Bausman

Early California, A Drama

1872 USD 100.00 - 250.00 USD 1,573.00
183

The Miner’s Progress; or, Scenes in the Life of a California Miner

1853 USD 250.00 - 500.00 USD 1,452.00
196 The Protégé

A Poem

USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 1,331.00
263

Maynard Dixon Poster "1902 Sunset Magazine"

USD 250.00 - 500.00 USD 1,210.00
273

Two Hiroshige Woodblock Prints

USD 250.00 - 500.00 USD 1,150.00
230

Life and Career of the Most Skillful and Noted Criminal of His Day

1873 USD 250.00 - 500.00 USD 998.00
177 Philip T. Tyson

Geology and Industrial Resources of California by Philip T. Tyson

USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 938.00
248 Gen'l John A. Sutter.

Memorial of his Life and Public Services

1880 USD 100.00 - 250.00 USD 877.00
290

Photo Mechanical Bird's Eye View of Aspen

USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 877.00
170 Joseph Warren Rever

A Tour of Duty in California

1849 USD 250.00 - 500.00 USD 877.00
  • <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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