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Auction Name
Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 9/11
Auction Date
09/20/2020 - 09/20/2020
Sale Number
#92020
Total Lots
35
Sold Lots
25
Lots Sold
71.43%
Unsold Lots
10
Total Sales (EUR)
7,601.66
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
4,795.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
6,555.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
8,075.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
10,375.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
73.27%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
37902753 Napoléon 1 er Napoléon Bonaparte

Ajaccio 1769- Saint Hélène 1821. Empereur des français.

1811 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 2,616.00
40504485 Maria Callas

Signed Photo in Alceste

1954 EUR 700.00 - 800.00 EUR 675.80
40607235 Napoleone III

Autograph; Wishes to the King of Prussia (also Signed by Minister Drouyn de Lhuys), with Envelope

1854 EUR 300.00 - 400.00 EUR 501.40
38522367 Pierart dou Tielt

Manuscript; Geïllumineerd getijdenboekblad uit Tournai (Doornik) - ca.

1335 EUR 330.00 - 370.00 EUR 458.89
40604319 Pope Julius II - Giuliano Della Rovere (In name of)

Papal Bull; Manuscript on Vellum Absolution of a Widow of Bologna

1512 EUR 400.00 - 500.00 EUR 457.80
40611183

Manuscript; Di molte notizie e secretti cure per molti mali

1750 Not Available EUR 293.21
40291415 Queen Juliana of the Netherlands

Signed Letter & Photograph: Queen Juliana & Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands

1979/1948 Not Available EUR 267.05
40427173 Giuseppe Mazzini

Autographs; Signed message with thanksgiving

1866 EUR 220.00 - 280.00 EUR 226.72
40444763 Bonaparte (Secrétaire) et Louis-Alexandre Berthier

Pièce Signée

1802 EUR 170.00 - 200.00 EUR 218.00
40633967 1.0

Manuscript; Juz from a Gold Illustrated Koran Quran

1800/1850 Not Available EUR 190.75
40549241 Anónimo

Littérature française

1808 Not Available EUR 178.76
40538433 Oud handschrift in het frans ca. 1780.

Extrait de l'histoire des sept provinces unies etc.

1780 Not Available EUR 165.68
39498351 Manuscript

Geïllumineerde pagina uit een getijdenboek - ca.

1450 Not Available EUR 141.70
40588117 Adelaide Ristori Marquise Capranica del Grillo

Autograph: Signed Aphorism

1870/1850 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 130.80
40254217 Manuscript

Origineel bijbelblad uit de 13e eeuw

1250 Not Available EUR 130.80
40265363 Manuscript

Origineel blad uit een handschrift - ca.

1350 Not Available EUR 130.80
40551385 Giuseppe Verdi (transcription from)

Manuscript; Musical Sheet - Sinfonia nell'Opera Nabucodonosor

1901 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 122.08
40553587 Gaetano Donizetti - Saverio Mercadante (transcription from)

Manuscript; Musical sheet Opere Varie - Gabriella, Il Bravo, Roberto Devereux

1840/1860 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 122.08
40553809 Gioachino Rossini (transcription from)

Manuscript; Musical Sheet, Duetto nell'Opera Semiramide per orchestra

1884 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 122.08
40617753 La généralité de Soissons

Rare & Interesting Handwritten French Letter 4-sides (Many signatures)

1675 Not Available EUR 104.64
  • <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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