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Auction Name
Voyage to Another World: The Victor Martin-Malburet Photograph Collection - bidstart 11/6
Auction Date
11/19/2020 - 11/19/2020
Sale Number
#20142
Total Lots
700
Sold Lots
532
Lots Sold
76.00%
Unsold Lots
168
Total Sales (GBP)
1,564,875.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
1,087,200.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
1,686,800.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
1,587,700.00
High Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
2,426,300.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
64.50%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
388 Neil Armstrong [Apollo 11]

Portrait [Large Format] of Buzz Aldrin with the photographer and the Lunar Module reflected in his gold-plated visor, July 16-24, 1969

1969 GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 GBP 56,250.00
345 Buzz Aldrin [Apollo 11]

The only photograph of Neil Armstrong on the Moon, July 16-24, 1969

1969 GBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 GBP 52,500.00
558 Alfred Worden [Apollo 15]

Crescent Earth rising beyond the Moon’s barren horizon, July 26-August 7, 1971

1971 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 50,000.00
153 Buzz Aldrin [Gemini XII]

First self-portrait in space, November 11-15, 1966

1966 GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 GBP 43,750.00
689 Harrison Schmitt [Apollo 17]

[Large Format] The “Blue Marble”, the first human-taken photograph of the Earth fully illuminated, December 7-19, 1972

1972 GBP 15,000.00 - 25,000.00 GBP 32,500.00
394 Michael Collins [Apollo 11]

LM Eagle and Earthrise [Large Format], July 16-24, 1969

1969 GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 GBP 27,500.00
37 John Glenn [Mercury Atlas 6]

First human-taken photograph from space; orbital sunset, February 20, 1962

1962 GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 GBP 25,000.00
71 James McDivitt [Gemini IV]

The historic first photograph of man in space: Ed White spacewalking over Hawaii during the first American EVA, June 3-7, 1965

1965 GBP 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 GBP 25,000.00
217 William Anders [Apollo 8]

The first human-taken photograph of Earthrise, December 21-27, 1968

1968 GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 GBP 23,750.00
218 William Anders [Apollo 8]

The first human-taken color photograph of Earthrise, December 21-27, 1968

1968 GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 GBP 21,250.00
349 Neil Armstrong [Apollo 11]

Buzz Aldrin’s gold-plated visor reflects the photographer and the LM Eagle, July 16-24, 1969

1969 GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 GBP 21,250.00
341 Buzz Aldrin [Apollo 11]

The astronaut’s footprint on the Moon, July 16-24, 1969

1969 GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 GBP 17,500.00
629 H. Schmitt, or R. Evans [Apollo 17]

The “Blue Marble”, first photograph of the full Earth seen by human eyes, December 7-19, 1972

1972 GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 GBP 15,000.00
699 Viking 1

The first photograph and the first color photograph taken on the surface of Mars, the Red Planet, 20 July 1976

1976 GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 GBP 15,000.00
700 Voyager 1

The first color photograph of Earth and Moon taken by the first interstellar spacecraft, September 18, 1977

1977 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 GBP 15,000.00
210 William Anders [Apollo 8]

First human-taken photograph of the Planet Earth, December 21-27, 1968

1968 GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 GBP 15,000.00
36 John Glenn [Mercury Atlas 6]

First human-taken photograph from space; Earth horizon over Florida and Cape Canaveral, February 20, 1962

1962 GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 GBP 15,000.00
180 Camera on Apollo 4

First color photograph of the whole Planet Earth; first color photograph of Earth taken beyond low orbit, November 9, 1967

1967 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 15,000.00
235 William Anders [Apollo 8]

First Earthrise seen by humans [Large Format], December 21-27, 1968

1968 GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 GBP 13,750.00
334 N. Armstrong; camera on Apollo 11

First photograph of a man standing on the surface of another world; TV picture of Neil Armstrong taking the photograph, July 16-24, 1969

1969 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 11,250.00
  • <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>
  • <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.
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