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Holabird Kagin Americana

Auction Info

Auction Name
Western Americana Signature Sale (Session 2: Minerals, Mining, Railroad, Philatelic)
Auction Date
05/14/2021 - 05/14/2021
Sale Number
#73119
Total Lots
355
Sold Lots
263
Lots Sold
74.08%
Unsold Lots
92
Total Sales (USD)
52,068.75
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
57,870.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
105,205.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
87,500.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
161,920.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
32.16%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
2168

Construction Photo Album of the McGill Concentrator and Smelter [132997]

1907-08 USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 6,250.00
2306

Kaslo & Slocan Railway Annual Pass (Canadian Mining RR) [134084]

1898 USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 1,500.00
2177

Tonopah Mining District Map - Pristine [125060]

1912 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 1,250.00
2365

Maritime Publications (2) [132311]

USD 160.00 - 250.00 USD 1,125.00
2162

Map of Goldfield, Nevada - Pristine [125062]

1907 USD 1,500.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,062.50
2172

Earliest Known Pioche, Nevada Area Mining Document [130102]

1864 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,062.50
2530

Large collection Scott National Postal Album 1977 [131598]

1977 USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 937.50
2145

Archive of the Belshazzar Mine, Idaho Gold Mining Company, Placerville Idaho, 1920s. [132775]

1920s. USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 812.50
2153

Butte & Vicinity, Montana Mining Claims Map [132307]

USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 812.50
2466

Five Fabulous Ely, Nevada Black & White RPC Circus Postcards [130036]

USD 150.00 - 250.00 USD 687.50
2158

“Ely and Her Mines”, 1907, Rare [130068]

1907 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 687.50
2327

Illinois and Pennsylvania Railroad Pass Group [134100]

1881-1915 USD 100.00 - 150.00 USD 593.75
2436

Portola Festival Postcard Collection [125843]

USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 USD 562.50
2128

Geology & Gold Deposits of the Cripple Creek District [132349]

1906 USD 400.00 - 500.00 USD 562.50
2161

Downer Bros. Assayers and Mine Engineers Archive [118167]

USD 400.00 - 700.00 USD 562.50
2088

Map of the Yukon District in the North West Territory 1898 [121154]

1898 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 531.25
2156

Bluestone, Nevada Copper Concentrating Plant and Furnace Panorama, 2 Feet Long [130120]

c1917 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 531.25
2091

Alaska-Gastineau Mining Co. Ephemera [103122]

c1910-1920 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 500.00
2100

Gold Dredges Booklet [132351]

1927 USD 240.00 - 350.00 USD 500.00
2339

Nevada County Narrow Gauge RR Photos & Ephemera [122852]

1900's USD 300.00 - 600.00 USD 468.75
  • <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.
  • <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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