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Auction Name
Rare Books - Online bidstart 6/17
Auction Date
06/24/2021 - 06/24/2021
Sale Number
#7
Total Lots
424
Sold Lots
93
Lots Sold
21.93%
Unsold Lots
331
Total Sales (USD)
32,697.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
42,693.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
62,059.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
202,282.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
289,111.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
11.31%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
273 Spanish Forger

Hawking Party by the Spanish Forger, Paris, c. 1910

c. 1910 USD 5,000.00 - 5,500.00 USD 5,833.00
403 William Faulkner - William Spratling

Sherwood Anderson & Other Famous Creoles: a Gallery of Contemporary New Orleans - Copy Number One

1926 USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 3,000.00
107 Sandra CARLYLE, ( Mrs. Harrison FORMAN), Harrison FORMAN (PHOTOGRAPHER)

[UNPUBLISHED TYPESCRIPT] Brenda Lu, The Story of a Much Loved Baby

USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 USD 1,750.00
319 CHASE, Ernest Dudley, 1878-1966, creator

[ARCHIVE; MAPS] Collection of 7 Pictorial Maps, 6 signed by Chase, 1935-1950

1935-1950 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,575.00
395

Photographic Album containing 71 rare photographs serving c 1890's through to c 1910- Boxer Rebellion & Russian Japanese War

c 1890's through to c 1910 USD 2,000.00 - 2,750.00 USD 1,500.00
408 Albert WATSON

[FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY] Twelve Portfolio (Twelve Signed Photographs) 1977: No. 2 Of 12 Copies Privately Printed By The Photographer

1977 USD 2,500.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,397.00
175 H. R. GIGER

[SCIENCE FICTION] NECROMICON 1 & 2 Limited Signed

USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,050.00
242 Geoffrey Chaucer

The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer

1928 USD 900.00 - 1,000.00 USD 840.00
322 Rhoda Joan HOPKINS

[TENNIS ARCHIVE] “My Tournament Memories” A career told in photos, scrapbooks and ephemera, 1940s-50s

1940s-50s USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 683.00
420 Nathanael West

MISS LONELYHEARTS

1933 USD 1,250.00 - 2,500.00 USD 650.00
203

Illuminated Initials “T” and “M” from a Gradual Manuscript on Vellum in Latin. Italy, c. 1440

c. 1440 USD 700.00 - 900.00 USD 600.00
44 Owen JONES (1809-1874, designer) – Robert Charles DUDLEY (1826-1909, illustrator).

[King James Version] The Holy Bible, Containing the Old & New Testaments.

1873 USD 700.00 - 1,000.00 USD 500.00
141 Robert Andrew PARKER (b.1927).

[A to Z hand-colored drawings by Robert Andrew Parker]

Ink, Inc., June 2007. USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 500.00
310 Le Page du Pratz, Antoine Simon (1695-1775)

1758 3 Volume Histoire De La Louisiane by LePage du Pratz Early Description of Louisiana, its Natural History, Native Tribes, Etc.

1758 USD 750.00 - 950.00 USD 422.00
333

[PHOTOGRAPHY] 7 early images of a Yosemite mountain view , including clouds--Same view, different times

c. 19th century?  USD 400.00 - 500.00 USD 420.00
402 William Hilary Coston

The Spanish-American War Volunteer: Ninth United States Volunteer Infantry Roster and Muster, Biographies, Cuban Sketches

 1899 USD 650.00 - 850.00 USD 420.00
9

[WILLS, INVENTORIES & DEEDS] Variety of probate & property papers for 1738-1840's

1738-1840's USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 400.00
382 Stoddard, Seneca Ray

West Point Military Academy

1887 USD 500.00 - 750.00 USD 400.00
5 Samuel PEPYS

Diary of Samuel Pepys

USD 350.00 - 550.00 USD 368.00
379 Lange, Dorothea, & Paul Schuster Taylor

An American Exodus: A Record of Human Erosion

USD 250.00 - 400.00 USD 342.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Charles Loupot, <i>Les Cigarettes Mekka,</i> 1919. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Plinio Codognato, <i>Cicli Fiat,</i> circa 1910. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> L.N. Britton, <i>Warning! Consider the Possible Consequences,</i> c. 1917. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Leonardo Bistolfi, <i>Première Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs Modernes,</i> 1902. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Leonetto Cappiello, <i>Paquet Pernot / Biscuits Pernot,</i> 1910. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jul 15:</b> Jessie Tarbox Beals, archive of signed photographs, 15 silver prints, c. 1930. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Francesco Nonni, <i>Font Meo / Acqua Minerale Naturale,</i> 1924. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Frederick Winthrop Ramsdell, <i>American Crescent Cycles,</i> 1899. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> <i>Be a Tight Wad! Own Something!</i> designer unknown, 1925. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Candido Aragonese de Faria, <i>Chamonix–Mont–Blanc,</i> c. 1910. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> W.E.J., <i>Irishmen Avenge the Lusitania,</i> c. 1915. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until August 7</b>
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Maitres Affiches by MUCHA - Papier a cigarettes Job. 202. $5,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> De Bry - Map of the West Indies (including Florida, Cuba, Jamaica, Bahamas, Parts of Central & South America, Sea Monsters, Ships). $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gould - Short-billed Toucan (Ramphastos Brevicarinatus). $5,000 to $8,000.
    <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until August 7</b>
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Redoute, Folio - Pale Iris - Iris flavescens. 375. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gillray - Light Expelling Darkness or The Sun of the Constitution. $200 to $500.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gerard - Wild Hemp or Weed, Cannabis. 708. $150 to $450.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Shaw & Nodder - Head of The Dodo. 165. $100 to $300.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Family photograph album ("The Hughes family Album"), 1957-1962. £30,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, on "my own private doctrine", with a poem, 5 October 1956. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Pen and ink portrait of Ted Hughes, [1956]. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath. Joint autograph letter signed, to William and Edith Hughes, March 1960. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Photographic portrait by David Bailey, inscribed by Plath, 1961, and another press photo. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Tarot de Marseille. Deck of cards owned by Sylvia Plath. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Pair of gold wedding rings. £6,000 to £8,000.
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