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Auction Info

Auction Name
Classic Sale - Books, Prints
Auction Date
09/16/2020 - 09/16/2020
Sale Number
#108214
Total Lots
25
Sold Lots
19
Lots Sold
76.00%
Unsold Lots
6
Total Sales (EUR)
3,212.76
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
1,430.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
2,030.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
1,810.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
2,540.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
126.49%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
3 GIRAUDOUX (Jean):

Bella.

1926 EUR 150.00 - 250.00 EUR 922.50
2 FROMENTIN (Eugene):

Dominique.

1863 EUR 300.00 - 400.00 EUR 713.40
140

Set of 25 500 F banknotes, 10 200 F banknotes

EUR 10.00 - 20.00 EUR 418.20
1 DIDEROT - Mariette LYDIS :

Letters of the Portuguese Religious.

1947 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 393.60
4 HUGO (Victor):

Collections of Poems. Elzevirian edition.

1869-1870 EUR 200.00 - 300.00 EUR 307.50
5 Alberto Santos-Dumont

Photo by Alberto Santos-Dumont Dedicated to Maurice Lartigue, 1916

1916 EUR 20.00 - 30.00 EUR 98.40
17 FINI Leonor (1908-1996)

Two Women

EUR 20.00 - 30.00 EUR 86.10
11 Louis Icart (1888-1950)

The Japanese Garden.

1925 EUR 180.00 - 200.00 EUR 61.50
16 André Dunoyer de Segonzac (1884-1974)

Mediterranean.

1934 EUR 100.00 - 150.00 EUR 36.90
212

Schweppes enamelled advertising plate

circa 1960 EUR 20.00 - 30.00 EUR 36.90
8

Map of the Kingdom of England

EUR 60.00 - 80.00 EUR 24.60
13 Rembrant

Rembrant (from) Four engravings

EUR 20.00 - 50.00 EUR 24.60
21 (after Jean-Baptiste Delafosse

Engraving in black "Introduction to Geography, Map of the various Positions of the Sphere, Systems of the Universe, Planets, Eclypses"

18th century EUR 10.00 - 20.00 EUR 24.60
40

The three generations

EUR 20.00 - 30.00 EUR 24.60
6

Neoclassical scene (reproduction)

EUR 60.00 - 80.00 EUR 12.30
15

Two 18th century engravings, Saint Catherine and Saint Louis

18th century EUR 80.00 - 100.00 EUR 12.30
9 after Moreau

Engraving after Moreau, genre scene

EUR 10.00 - 20.00 EUR 6.15
20 Paul Klee (after

Paul Klee (after) Reproduction

EUR 10.00 - 20.00 EUR 6.15
10 BRISSON Pierre-Marie (1955).

"Quadrichromy".

EUR 10.00 - 20.00 EUR 2.46
7 Baron Haussmann.

PARIS Set of photographic plates on the theme of Paris and the works of Baron Haussmann.

EUR 60.00 - 80.00 Not Sold
  • <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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