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Auction Name
Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 10/9
Auction Date
10/20/2020 - 10/20/2020
Sale Number
#102020
Total Lots
38
Sold Lots
31
Lots Sold
81.58%
Unsold Lots
7
Total Sales (EUR)
12,689.78
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
7,600.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
9,900.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
13,250.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
16,450.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
77.14%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
41401803 Gemma Frisius

De principiis astronomiae [&] cosmographiae {bound with:] de astrolabo [...] instrumenti [...]

1556/1553 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,250.00 EUR 1,798.50
41426561 Ptolomei

Universalis Totius Orbis Descriptio secundum Ptolomei

1589 Not Available EUR 1,533.63
39647419 Leonhart Fuchs

De Historia Stirpium Commentarii Insignes

1549 EUR 400.00 - 600.00 EUR 1,239.33
41311673 Jan Severs; Cornelius Aurelius; Ellert de Veer

Die Chronycke van Hollant, Zeelant ende van Vrieslandt [..]

1597/1595 EUR 950.00 - 1,150.00 EUR 1,035.50
41055031 Alfonso Chacòn; Girolamo Muziano; Raffaello; Giulio Romano; Polidoro da Caravaggio

Collection of prints from: "Historia utriusque"

1576 EUR 800.00 - 900.00 EUR 926.50
41318951 Otto Brunfels

Jatrion medicamentorum simplicium

1533 EUR 800.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 763.00
41286441 Pietro Andrea Mattioli

I Discorsi ne i sei libri della Materia Medicinale di Pedacio Dioscoride Anazarbeo

1568 EUR 600.00 - 700.00 EUR 708.50
41299681 Simon Porzio (1496-1554)

De Coloribus Oculorum

1550 EUR 850.00 - 950.00 EUR 659.45
41436803 Alphonso Castro de Zamora

Homilia XXIV in Psalmi XXXI / Homilia XXV in Psalmi 50

1547/1540 Not Available EUR 523.20
41030609 Aurelio Cornelio Celso

De arte medica libri octo

1552 EUR 450.00 - 600.00 EUR 446.90
40237931 Martinus Duncanus / Martino Ducano

Van die warachtighe ghemeynte Christi

1567 EUR 250.00 - 300.00 EUR 436.00
41031077 Johannis Scapula

Lexicon graecolatinum novum ex primitiorum et simplicum fontibus derivata atque composita ordine non

1594 EUR 250.00 - 350.00 EUR 371.69
41385315 Ovidio

Amorum Libri Tres - De Medicamine Faciei

1518 EUR 350.00 - 450.00 EUR 359.70
41404795 Girolamo Ruscelli

Lettere di Principi le quali o si Scrivono da Principi, o a Principi

1573/1577 EUR 250.00 - 300.00 EUR 316.10
41430119 Heinrich Vogtherr (the Elder) (1490-1556) - Large folio

With 2 woodcuts, one by Holbein & a rare depiction of Pope Agnes with Child!! - First Edition - 1548

1548 Not Available EUR 201.65
40949123 Manuscript

Origineel bijbelblad uit de 13e eeuw

1250 Not Available EUR 174.40
41346207 Leonhard Fuchs; Albrecht Meyer; Heinrich Füllmaurer

Large folio with woodcut in hand colour: Agrimony Cocklebur [Agrimonia; Odermenig]

1543 Not Available EUR 174.40
41347801 Luigi di Granata

Memoriale della vita christiana

1580 EUR 250.00 - 350.00 EUR 141.70
41430433 Heinrich Vogtherr (the Elder) (1490-1556) - Large folio

With 7 woodcuts, Hare, Hedgehog, Squirrel, Badger, Wild Cat, Beaver, Otter - First Edition - 1548

1548 Not Available EUR 130.80
33170869 M. Verrii Flacci

M.Verrii Flacci quae extant et sex Pompei Festi de verborum significatione Lib XX

1560 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 119.90
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Jane Austen, <i>Pride & Prejudice,</i> 3 volumes, first edition, London, 1813. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> John Hancock, Uncommon Privateer Commission, signed as President of Continental Congress, 1777. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Frank Lloyd Wright, photograph signed & inscribed. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Abraham Lincoln, document signed conscripting troops for first national draft in U.S., 1863. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Jane Austen, <i>Sense & Sensibility,</i> 3 volumes, first edition, London, 1811. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Charles Dickens, <i>American Notes for General Circulation,</i> first edition, inscribed to Richard Henry Dana, Jr., London, 1842. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> John Maynard Keynes, <i>The General Theory of Employment, Interest & Money,</i> first edition, London, 1936. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Alexandre Raymond, <i>L’Art Islamique en Orient,</i> 2 volumes, first editions, Péra-Constantinople, 1922-24. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Igor Stravinsky, autograph musical quotation signed, 3 bars from <i>Perséphone,</i> 1936. $1,500 to $2,500.
  • <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
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>James Bond: A Collection of<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>The Property of a Gentleman<br>11 November 2020<br>London</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | <i>Casino Royale,</i> 1953, first edition, presentation copy. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | <i>Live and Let Die,</i> 1954, first edition, presentation copy inscribed to Winston Churchill. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | <i>Moonraker,</i> 1955, first edition, presentation copy inscribed to Raymond Chandler. £70,000 to £100,000.
    <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>James Bond: A Collection of<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>The Property of a Gentleman<br>11 November 2020<br>London</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | Diamonds are Forever, [1955-56], the final revised typescript. £80,000 to £120,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | <i>The Spy Who Loved Me,</i> 1962, first edition, presentation copy to Robert Kennedy. £35,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | <i>From Russia, With Love,</i> 1957, first edition. £2,000 to £3,000
  • <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.
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