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Auction Name
Elite Americana & Rare Cartography - A PBA Platinum Auction
Auction Date
07/08/2021 - 07/08/2021
Sale Number
#735
Total Lots
75
Sold Lots
45
Lots Sold
60.00%
Unsold Lots
30
Total Sales (USD)
518,640.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
197,500.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
300,500.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
370,500.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
567,500.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
91.39%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
35 Figueroa, José

Manifiesto a la Republica Mejicana que hace el General de Brigada Jose Figueroa, Comandante General y Gefe Politico de la Alta California, Sobre su conducta y la de los Señores D. Jose Maria de Hijar y D. Jose Maria Padres, como Directores de Colonizacion

1835 USD 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 USD 361,500.00
22 Castanheda, Ferna?o Lopes de

The first booke of the historie of the discouerie and conquest of the East Indias, enterprised by the Portingales, in their daungerous nauigations, in the time of King Don Iohn, the second of that name...

1582 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 15,600.00
7 Rowland, Pleasant

Samantha, American Girl Doll #1

[1986] USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 14,400.00
12 Baker, George H.

A Birds-Eye View of Sacramento, "The City of the Plain"

1857 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 9,600.00
4 Rowland, Pleasant

Felicity, American Girl Doll #1

[1991] USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 8,400.00
46 Iturbide, Agustin de / Jose Manuel de Herrera

[Decree of the Junta Nacional Instituyente passed January 3, 1823, approved by Iturbide on January 4, and promulgated the same day by Jose Manuel de Herrera; a general colonization law]

1823 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 7,800.00
26 Cook, James and James King

A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean. Undertaken, by the Command of His Majesty, for Making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. Performed under the Direction of Captains Cook, Clerke, and Gore, in His Majesty's Ships the Resolution and Discovery; in the Year

1785 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 6,600.00
5 Rowland, Pleasant

Kirsten, American Girl Doll #1

[1986] USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 6,000.00
6 Rowland, Pleasant

Molly, American Girl Doll #1

[1986] USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 4,500.00
25 Collins, Greenville

Great-Britain's Coasting Pilot: Being a new and exact survey of the sea-coast of England and Scotland from the River of Thames to the Westward and Northward; with the Islands of Scilly and thence to Carlisle; likewise the Islands of Orkney and Shetland...

1753 USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 4,500.00
42 Dean, Frank C and Wilson S. Bayly

Northern California and Southern Oregon Stock Directory

1888 USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 4,500.00
60

Original mug book compiled by the San Francisco Police Department, with wanted notices, descriptions and pictures of hundreds of wanted criminals and suspects

April 1909-Feb. 1910 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 3,900.00
65 Tanner, Henry Schenck

United States of America, by H.S. Tanner 1838

1838 USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 3,900.00
67 Tunison, Henry Cuthbert

Tunison’s Twentieth Century Series of School Maps

c.1905 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 3,900.00
3 Rowland, Pleasant

Addy, American Girl Doll #1

[1993] USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 3,600.00
28 Currier & Ives

Two colored lithographs of Yosemite Valley

c.1860 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 3,600.00
68 Van Houten, Margaret

Original watercolor of a party crossing the Isthmus of Panama by mule train

c.1855 USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 3,600.00
55 Cobb, H.A., Auctioneer

Important peremptory Credit Sale of Reclaimed Marsh Lands together with upland connected therewith centrally situated in the City of Oakland. Maurice Dore & Co. and E.C. Sessions & Co. ... at Public Auction Tuesday, June 8th, 1875, at 12 o'clock M....

1875 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 3,300.00
57 Osgood, Joseph

Physician's Day Book, 1782-1788

1782-1788 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 3,000.00
21

Three broadside advertisements for hotels and transportation in California

c.1854 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 2,700.00
  • <center><b>iGavel Auctions<br>Antiquarian and Other Books<br>September 14 – October 12</b>
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Athanasius. <i>Illustrium Virorum Opuscula,</i> Paris, 1500. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> <i>The New Testament of Jesus Christ, Translated Faithfully into English,</i> Rheims, John Fogny, 1582. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Stith, William. <i>The First History of Virginia printed in America,</i> [Williamsburg, 1747]. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <center><b>iGavel Auctions<br>Antiquarian and Other Books<br>September 14 – October 12</b>
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b><br>S. Bonaventure. <i>Commentarius in Secundum Librum Sententiarum Petri Lombardi,</i> Venice, 1477. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Juvenalis, Junii. <i>Satyrae,</i> with the commentary of Domitius Calderinus, Venice, 1475. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Horatius Flaccus, Quintus. <i>Opera.</i> Ed. with commentary of Christophorus Landinus, Florence, 1482. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <center><b>iGavel Auctions<br>Antiquarian and Other Books<br>September 14 – October 12</b>
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Scotus, Duns. <i>Quaestiones in Quattuor Libros Sententiarum,</i> 1476-1477. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Polidori, John. <i>The Vampyre, A Tale,</i> Paris, 1819. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Stowe, Harriet Beecher. <i>Uncle Tom's Cabin,</i> Vol. I and II, 1852, and a Later Edition, 1885. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <center><b>iGavel Auctions<br>Antiquarian and Other Books<br>September 14 – October 12</b>
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Twain, Mark. <i>The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,</i> 1877 [and] <i>The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,</i> 1885. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Book of Hours, Illuminated Vellum, Calendar of Months, 15th century. $600 to $900.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> <i>Picturesque,</i> America, Europe, Palestine, and Russia, 1872-1885. $400 to $600.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> C.F. Payne, <i>Micawber—Imitating Norman Rockwell's "Triple self-portrait,"</i> acrylic, watercolor & colored pencil, 2002. Sold June 2021 for $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Jane Russell, archive of letters written during a whaling voyage, 1840s. Sold July 2021 for $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Guild of Women Binders, exhibition binding of A.F. Pollard’s <i>Henry VIII,</i> London, 1902. Sold July 2021 for $12,350.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Robert Frost, <i>Collected Poems,</i> author’s presentation copy, signed, with entirety of <i>Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening</i> inscribed, NY, 1930. Sold June 2021 for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> James Joyce, <i>Ulysses,</i> deluxe limited issue, signed, London, 1936. Sold June 2021 for $21,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Mercator [family], <i>[World and Continents],</i> 5 double-page maps, Amsterdam, c. 1633. Sold June 2021 for $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> George Schlegel, <i>New York, Taken from Central Park,</i> hand-finished color-tinted lithograph, 1874. Sold June 2021 for $11,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Nicolaus Copernicus, <i>De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium,</i> second edition, Basel, 1566. Sold April 2021 for $75,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Book of Hours, Use of Utrecht, illuminated manuscript, c. 1435-45. Sold April 2021 for $60,000.
  • <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>& Works on Paper<br>30th September 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Bible, English. The Holy Bible, Second Folio edition, the "Great She Bible", engraved More-Speed 1611 map of Canaan, Robert Barker, 1613-11. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Galilei (Galileo). <i>Opere,</i> 2 vol., first collected edition, Bologna, Heirs of Dozza for Carlo Manolessi, 1656-1655. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Venetian choirbook.- Single leaf from a 13th century Venetian antiphonal, with large decorated initial, manuscript on vellum, Venice, [c.1260]. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>& Works on Paper<br>30th September 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Petrarca (Francesco). <i>Rerum vulrgarium fragmenta,</i> decorated manuscript on paper, Italy, [second half of the 15th century]. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> New York School of abstract expressionists.- Abbott (Mary Lee). [Sketch book of original artwork], [New York], 1945. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Contemporary colouring.- Nitzschewitz (Hermannus). <i>Novum beatae Mariaevirginis psalterium,</i> Zinna, Press of the Cistercian Monastery, 1493. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>& Works on Paper<br>30th September 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Shakespeare source book.- Montemayor (Jorge de). Diana of George of Montemayor: translated out of Spanish into English by Bartholomew Yong, first edition in English, B[ishop]., 1598. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Milton (John). Poems of Mr. John Milton, Both English and Latin, Compos'd at several times, first edition, state with "S" in "S. Pauls" in imprint, 1645. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Greene (Graham). <i>The Power and the Glory,</i> first edition, 1940. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>& Works on Paper<br>30th September 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Crowley (Aleister). View of the Tyrrhenian Sea, probably from the hill behind the abbey of Thelema, Cefalù, Sicily, charcoal, [1921]. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Fleming (Ian). <i>Casino Royale,</i> first edition, 1953. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> China.- Thomson (John). <i>Illustrations of China and Its People,</i> 4 vol., first edition, 96 photographic plates, 1873-74. £15,000 to £20,000.
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