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Auction Name
The Einstein Archives of Ludwik Silberstein - bidstart 5/13
Auction Date
05/20/2021 - 05/20/2021
Sale Number
#609
Total Lots
48
Sold Lots
41
Lots Sold
85.42%
Unsold Lots
7
Total Sales (USD)
1,612,376.25
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
550,600.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
823,500.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
552,000.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
826,300.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
195.13%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
4003 Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein Autograph Letter Signed with E=mc2 (October 26, 1946)

1946 USD 400,000.00 - 600,000.00 USD 1,243,707.50
4002 Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein Autograph Letter Signed with Gravitational Field Equations (December 24, 1933)

1933 USD 60,000.00 - 80,000.00 USD 152,920.00
4001 Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein Typed Letter Signed with Handwritten Equations on Spacetime (December 17, 1933)

1933 USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 66,898.75
4005 Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein Typed Letter Signed on Hitler and Planck (September 20, 1934)

1934 USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 36,602.50
4015 Max Planck

Max Planck Autograph Letter Signed in Defense of Einstein's Theory of Relativity (January 25, 1920)

1920 USD 5,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 23,305.00
4016 Max Planck

Max Planck Autograph Letter Signed on Ether and Relativity (March 21, 1920)

1920 USD 5,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 20,425.00
4013 Max Planck

Max Planck Autograph Letter Signed on Einstein's Theory of Gravitation (October 19, 1919)

1919 USD 5,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 10,100.00
4017 Max Planck

Max Planck Autograph Letter Signed on Gravitational Redshift and Ether Theory (April 17, 1920)

1920 USD 5,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 6,731.25
4022 Albert A. Michelson

Albert A. Michelson Autograph Letter Signed on an Ether-Drift Experiment (December 21, 1922)

1922 USD 800.00 - 1,000.00 USD 6,503.75
4007 Max Planck

Max Planck Autograph Letter Signed on a Differential Equation (October 5, 1897)

1897 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 3,735.00
4011 Max Planck

Max Planck Autograph Letter Signed on Max Abraham's Theory of Gravitation (February 14, 1912)

1912 USD 5,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 3,670.00
4010 Max Planck

Max Planck Autograph Letter Signed on Different Electron Theories (October 22, 1906)

1906 USD 5,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 3,032.50
4019 J. J. Thomson

J. J. Thomson Autograph Letter Signed on Silberstein's Lectures (October 3, 1911)

1911 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 2,805.00
4014 Max Planck

Max Planck Autograph Letter Signed on Nobel Prize and Platinum Meter Standard (November 30, 1919)

1919 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 2,756.25
4008 Max Planck

Max Planck Autograph Letter Signed on a Scientific Paper (July 27, 1901)

1901 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 2,652.50
4009 Max Planck

Max Planck Autograph Letter Signed on Objections to the Electron Theory (July 20, 1906)

1906 USD 5,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 2,505.00
4012 Max Planck

Max Planck Autograph Letter Signed on World War I and Family (August 4, 1919)

1919 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 2,276.25
4020 William Henry Bragg

William Henry Bragg Typed Letter Signed on a High Speed Electron Problem (January 25, 1919)

1919 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 1,880.00
4024 Hendrik Antoon Lorentz

Hendrik Antoon Lorentz Autograph Letter Signed on Silberstein's Leiden Lectures Translation (April 2, 1927)

1927 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,552.50
4006 Max Planck

Max Planck Autograph Letter Signed on Research Topics (June 12, 1896)

1896 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,411.25
  • <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until July 31</b>
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Cleveley, Jukes, & Cook - View of Charlotte Sound, New Zealand. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Peron - Platypus. $300 to $600.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Loon & Pitt - Map of the World published 1680 - <I>Orbis Terrarum nova et accuratissima tabula.</i> $5,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Maitres de l'Affiche by MUCHA - La Dame aux Camelias. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until July 31</b>
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Cause - Peony, Crocus, Dog's Tooth Violet. $400 to $800.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Redoute, Folio - Lemmonnier's Iris - Iris Monnieri. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Audubon, Imperial Folio - Common American Deer. $6,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Gould - Cuvier's Toucan (Ramphastos Cuvieri). $5,000 to $8,000.
  • <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul. FROG TEACHER LEADING ELF PUPILS ... Watercolour, c.1920.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> SATO, Gyro. [GENDAI RYOKI SENTAN ZUKAN]. Tokyo : Shinchosa, 1931.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> CARROLL, Lewis. ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. London : Macmillan and Co., 1868.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> FLEMING, Ian and MILLER, Albert. CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG. New York : Random House, 1968.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> PHOENIX. Adelaide : Adelaide University Union, 1939.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> BOWEN, Emmanuel. A complete map of the Southern Continent. London : 1744.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> NORTHFIELD, James. AUSTRALIA. Melbourne : Northfield Studios and J.E. Hackett, c.1935
  • <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.
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    <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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