Auction Reports

William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals

Auction Info

Auction Name
Eclectic Variety - bidstart 4/30
Auction Date
05/04/2021 - 05/04/2021
Sale Number
#50421
Total Lots
43
Sold Lots
39
Lots Sold
90.70%
Unsold Lots
4
Total Sales (USD)
11,894.40
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
5,500.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
11,000.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
6,080.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
12,160.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
97.82%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
8583

(2) Carroll Tyson Lithographs

USD 300.00 - 600.00 USD 2,950.00
8585

Carroll Tyson Lithograph "Pileated Woodpecker"

USD 300.00 - 600.00 USD 1,652.00
8591 Robert A Nelson (American, b 1925)

"Charles DeMuth Prints Tomatoes"

1987 USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 1,121.00
8594 Romain de Tirtoff Erte (Russian-French, 1892-1990)

Erte Signed Serigraph "Veil Gown"

USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 501.50
8595 Leroy Neiman (American, 1921-2012)

Leroy Neiman Signed Brooklyn Bridge Poster

USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 501.50
8612 Luigi Lucioni (American, 1900-1988)

Luigi Lucioni Etching "On a Vermont Highway"

USD 80.00 - 160.00 USD 413.00
8584 Carroll Tyson (American, 1877-1956)

Carroll Tyson Lithograph "Old Squaws"

USD 300.00 - 600.00 USD 383.50
8613 Samuel Chamberlain (American, 1895-1975)

Samuel Chamberlain Etching "Toulouse France"

USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 383.50
8571

John Taylor Arms & Kerr Eby Etching

USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 354.00
8636 John Grazier (American, b 1946)

John Grazier Large Architectural Drawing

1980 USD 600.00 - 1,200.00 USD 354.00
8614 Joseph Pennell (American, 1858-1926)

Joseph Pennell Etching "Bridge of Alcantara"

USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 295.00
8558 Liliane De Cock (American, 1939-2013)

"Hills, Near Tres Pinos CA"

USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 236.00
8615 Joseph Pennell (American, 1858-1926)

Joseph Pennell Etching American Cityscape

USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 236.00
8633 Johnny Friedlander (French, 1912-1992)

Johnny Friedlander Abstract Etching Symbole"

USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 224.20
8598 Oscar DeMejo (Italian-American, 1911-1992), (125)

Oscar DeMejo (125) original lithographs

USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 188.80
8568 John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953)

(2) John Taylor Arms Etchings

USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 165.20
8664

1798 Martin Luther German Bible

1798 USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 165.20
8553 William Guy Wall, 19th C.

(2) Hudson River Landscape Watercolor Ptg & Print

USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 153.40
8582 Mort Kunstler (American, b 1931)

Mort Kunstler Lithograph "War is Terrible"

USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 129.80
8589 Rube Goldberg (American, 1883-1970)

Rube Goldberg Caricature Drawing of a Man

USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 129.80
  • <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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