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Auction Name
Online Catalog: Visions of the West Benefitting The Bryan Museum
Auction Date
11/02/2020 - 11/02/2020
Sale Number
#774
Total Lots
25
Sold Lots
25
Lots Sold
100.00%
Unsold Lots
0
Total Sales (USD)
15,485.25
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
12,280.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
18,420.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
12,280.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
18,420.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
84.07%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
1 John James Audubon.

Dasypus Peba. Nine-Banded Armadillo.

1848 USD 2,400.00 - 3,600.00 USD 2,125.00
2 John James Audubon.

Lepus Texianus. Texian Hare.

1848 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,250.00
3 John James Audubon.

Mephitis Mesoleuca. Texan Skunk.

1845 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,187.50
35 Jefferson Davis

Jefferson Davis Autograph Letter Signed "Jefferson Davis" as President of the Carolina Life Insurance Company. Two pages, front and back, 5.75" x 9",

1872 USD 640.00 - 960.00 USD 1,110.00
29

Group of Ten Assorted Texas History Magazines

1897-1924. USD 100.00 - 150.00 USD 875.00
27 H.G. Wells.

The First Men in the Moon.

[1901]. USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 843.75
15 R.C. Gorman (American, 1931-2005)

Woman and Vase

1984 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 812.50
40

1860 Sheet Music "I Wish I Was In Dixie’s Land" with Four Issues of the Vicksburg Daily Whig. The sheet music is six pages

1860 USD 240.00 - 360.00 USD 812.50
37 Gov. Throckmorton

A State of Texas Bond Signed by Gov. Throckmorton and First National Bank of Houston $5 Bill. The $1000 bond is a one page

1867 USD 520.00 - 780.00 USD 750.00
26 Jules Verne.

From the Earth to the Moon. Direct in Ninety-Seven Hours and Twenty Minutes: And a Trip Round It. New York: Scribner, Armstrong & Company

1874 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 625.00
12 R.C. Gorman (American, 1931-2005)

Parasol

1983 USD 240.00 - 360.00 USD 575.00
34

Republic of Texas 1838 Land Deed. Two pages of a bifolium, 8" x 12.5", Harrisburg County, Texas; February 5

1838 USD 160.00 - 240.00 USD 550.00
31

John F. Kennedy: Assassination Related Items And More. Fantastic collection of material which includes the text of the speech JFK was to deliver at the Dallas Trade Mart on November 22

1963 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 525.00
43

Three Texas Documents: State of Texas Bond, Signed Citizens Contribution Document, and Texas Governor Bell Document Signed. A group of three items, which includes: 1865 State of Texas $1,000 Bond. One partially printed page, 9.5" x 7.75", Austin; May 11

1865 USD 320.00 - 480.00 USD 525.00
25 H. Gordon Frost and John H. Jenkins.

I’m Frank Hamer: The Life of a Texas Peace Officer.

1968 USD 240.00 - 360.00 USD 450.00
28 J. Frank Dobie.

Group of 11 items written and edited by J. Frank Dobie, including books, articles, classroom material, and letter. Eight items signed and many inscribed. 1920s-1960s. [Editor]. Tone the Bell Easy. Correr del Paisano. Austin: Texas Folklore Society

1932 USD 700.00 - 1,050.00 USD 450.00
36 [Samuel Bangs].

Gaspar Antonio Lopez Broadside Signed, Transmitting a Message from Former Secretary of State Raphael Peres Maldonado.

1822 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 312.50
30

A group of Three Items, a Booklet, Typed Letter Signed, and Autograph Letter Signed, Relating to Texas Art History. A small grouping of three items, including the following: [W.H. Huddle]. Dorothy Renick. Texas Artist. [Place of publication not identifi

1907 USD 440.00 - 660.00 USD 287.50
32

Army of the Coast, Camp Kirby Autograph Letter Signed with U.S. Amnesty Oath. The letter is six pages on two bifolium sheets, 5" x 8", Camp Kirby; January 7

1862 USD 320.00 - 480.00 USD 275.00
39

Group of Texas Newspapers: Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper and The Tri-Weekly Telegraph. A group of three newspapers, including: Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper. Two pages

1888 USD 160.00 - 240.00 USD 275.00
  • <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 20.<br>Mrs S. C. Belnos.</b> <i>The Sundhya or the Daily Prayers of the Brahmins,</i> 1st edition, 1851. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 20.<br>Sir Harry Darell.</b> <i>China, India, Cape of Good Hope and Vicinity,</i> 1st edition, 1852. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 20.<br><i>Scots Magazine,</i></b> 61 volumes, 1739-1800. With important maps of North America. £1,500 to £2,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Ian Fleming.</b> <i>Casino Royale,</i> 1st edition, 1953. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Virginia Woolf.</b> <i>Really and Truly,</i> 1915. Autograph confessions book. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Evelyn Waugh.</b> <i>Vile Bodies,</i> 1st edition, 1930. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>J. R. R. Tolkien.</b> Autograph letter signed on Old English, with corrected typescript. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Lewis Carroll.</b> <i>The Hunting of the Snark,</i> 1st edition, 1876. Presentation copy. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Essex House Press.</b> <i>Poems of William Shakespeare,</i> 1899. One of 450 copies. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Lafcadio Hearn.</b> <i>A Japanese Miscellany,</i> 1st edition, 1901. Presentation copy. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Jules Verne.</b> <i>Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Seas,</i> 1st UK edition, 1873. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Charles Dickens.</b> <i>The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit,</i> 1st edition, 1844. Original cloth binding. £800 to £1,200.
  • <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>Carolina Parrot, Plate 26.</i> London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. $125,000 to $175,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>Fish Hawk or Osprey, Plate 81.</i> London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. $145,000 to $175,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>Brown Pelican, Plate 421.</i> London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. $75,000 to $100,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> DE BRY, Johann Theodore, attributed to. Pair of Watercolor studies of Tulips. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> FUERTES, Louis Agassiz. <i>Alaskan Brown Bear.</i> Watercolor and gouache on board. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> HILL, Thomas. <i>Big Trees.</i> Oil on canvas. c. 1903. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> GOULD, John. <i>A Monograph of the Macropodidae or Family of Kangaroos.</i> London: by the author, August 1st 1841-May 1st 1842. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> GOULD, John. <i>A Monograph of the Odontophorinae, or Partridges of America.</i> London: Richard and John E. Taylor for the Author, [1844]-1850. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> JANSSONIUS, Joannes. <i>Atlantis majoris quinta pars, orbem maritimum seu omnium marium…</i> Amsterdam: Joannes Janssonius, 1652. $50,000 to $80,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> DONCKER, Hendrik. <i>De Zee-Atlas ofte Water-Waereld, vertoonende alle de Zee-Kusten van het bekende deel des Aerd-Bodems.</i> Amsterdam: Henrick Doncker, [1658-1665]. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> BURR, David. <i>Map of the City and County of New York with the Adjacent Country.</i> Engraved map with original hand color. Ithaca, NY: Stone & Clark, 1839. $9,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> CURRIER, Nathaniel and IVES, James Merritt. <i>The City of New York.</i> Lithograph with original hand color. New York: Currier & Ives, 1884. $15,000 to $20,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Joseph F. Kernan, <i>College Football,</i> oil on canvas, <i>The Saturday Evening Post</i> cover, 1932. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Joseph C. Leyendecker, <i>Golfer Lighting a Cigarette,</i> oil on canvas, c.1920. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Howard Chandler Christy, <i>In the Field,</i> charcoal & watercolor, published in <i>Scribner’s,</i> 1902. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> N.C. Wyeth, <i>Standish Reading,</i> pen & ink, for <i>The Courtship of Miles Standish,</i> 1920. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Johnanna Stewart Mapes, <i>A Fairy Book,</i> conté crayon, for <i>St. Nicholas Magazine,</i> 1907. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Arnold Lobel, pen & ink, for <i>The Frog & Toad Coloring Book,</i> 1981. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Antonio Lopez, <i>Today’s Fashions,</i> study for <i>The New York Times,</i> 1981. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Charles Schulz, <i>“I’ll have to go back to the house…I forgot my rubbers…”</i> pen & ink, original 4-panel <i>Peanuts comic,</i> 1960. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Constantin Alajalov, <i>Family Tree,</i> watercolor and gouache, cover for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1938. Estimate $3,000 to $4,000.
  • <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
    <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
    <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
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