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Auction Name
Fine Autographs and Artifacts - bidstart 9/12
Auction Date
10/07/2020 - 10/07/2020
Sale Number
#593
Total Lots
909
Sold Lots
565
Lots Sold
62.16%
Unsold Lots
344
Total Sales (USD)
1,020,250.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
714,000.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
1,054,600.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
1,531,600.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
2,185,200.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
46.69%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
506 Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe Autograph Letter Signed

1847 USD 100,000.00 - 150,000.00 USD 125,125.00
509 The Surf

The Surf Riders of Hawaii by A. R. Gurrey, Jr. Book

1914 USD 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 USD 34,440.00
205 Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein Handwritten Scientific Manuscript

1945 USD 12,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 28,185.00
1 George Washington

George Washington Document Signed

1789 USD 25,000.00 - 35,000.00 USD 28,125.00
216 Adam Smith

Adam Smith Document Signed

1783 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 26,487.50
179 George Taylor

George Taylor Autograph Document Signed

1774 USD 25,000.00 - 35,000.00 USD 25,821.25
3 Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson Autograph Letter Signed

1822 USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 25,000.00
215 Historic Figures

Historic Figures Signed Autograph Album

19th century figures from a wide variety of fields, highlighted by Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas A USD 12,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 20,796.25
22 Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln Autograph Letter Signed

1863 USD 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD 19,898.75
510 Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau Autograph Letter Signed

1837 USD 20,000.00 - 25,000.00 USD 18,781.25
228 King Charles VI

King Charles VI Letter Signed

[no year] USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 13,752.50
573 Beatles Signed

Beatles Signed Promotional Card

1967 USD 10,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 13,588.75
203 Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein Signed Photograph

1931 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 12,500.00
572 Beatles Signatures

Beatles Signatures

1963 USD 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD 12,375.00
712 James Dean

James Dean Typed Letter Signed

1954 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 11,002.50
587 Queen Signed

Queen Signed Album

1982 USD 8,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 10,001.25
495 L. Frank

L. Frank Baum Autograph Letter Signed

1913 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 9,525.00
311 Robert Falcon Scott

Robert Falcon Scott Autograph Letter Signed

1908 USD 7,500.00 - 8,500.00 USD 9,375.00
208 Louis Pasteur

Louis Pasteur Autograph Letter Signed

1885 USD 7,500.00 - 10,000.00 USD 9,371.25
21 Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln Document Signed

1862 USD 8,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 7,667.50
  • <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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