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Holabird Kagin Americana

Auction Info

Auction Name
Western Americana Signature Sale (Session 4: Native Americana & General Americana)
Auction Date
05/16/2021 - 05/16/2021
Sale Number
#73121
Total Lots
385
Sold Lots
291
Lots Sold
75.58%
Unsold Lots
94
Total Sales (USD)
80,971.25
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
76,920.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
137,475.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
95,870.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
172,595.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
46.91%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
4097

Photo of The Execution of Outlaw Fleming "James" Parker [131766]

1898 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 5,375.00
4302

1907-1908 Nevada Directory by Polk [130060]

1907 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 4,500.00
4227

Dodge City Cowboy Band Photographs [131768]

1885 USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 3,875.00
4297

First Psychodelic Rock-N-Roll Poster "The Seed" Red Dog Saloon [122900]

1965 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 3,750.00
4340

Firefighting Historical Memorabilia - Rare - Lot of 3 [122321]

USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 2,625.00
4231

1880's Winslow Roller Skate Advertisement [131700]

1880's USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 2,125.00
4107

Hunt for Pancho Villa, 1916-1917, Archive [118166]

USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 2,000.00
4310

Early Nevada Counties Highway Maps [121693]

1937 USD 150.00 - 200.00 USD 1,375.00
4384

Underground Comic Collection (94) [110170]

1960-1970's USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 1,187.50
4406

John C. Fremont Books [130076]

1845, 1854 USD 600.00 - 900.00 USD 1,187.50
4353

Specimens & Printing Types Rare Book [131980]

1857-1858 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 937.50
4364

Republic of Texas class 2d Debt Relief issued to John Seymour and Joseph Strickland; Fannin County T

1840 USD 500.00 - 800.00 USD 937.50
4385

Classics Illustrated Comic Books Complete Set #1-#169 [108410]

1941-1969 USD 3,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 875.00
4216

Leadville Chronicle Annual (1882) [121718]

USD 1,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 812.50
4082

White River Petroglyphs, Ely Cosmological Society [122819]

USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 750.00
4399

Collection of Oz books illustrated by John R Neill [132774]

USD 400.00 - 500.00 USD 750.00
4256

East Rochester Photograph – RARE, ORIGINAL, SHORT LIVED GHOST TOWN [130064]

USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 687.50
4272

Glenbrook, Nevada Mounted Photo with Great View of Lumber Mill [130113]

USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 687.50
4295

Rare Virginia City, Nevada Stereo View [131616]

1865 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 687.50
4094

Photo of Tombstone, Arizona Fire Department on Parade [131642]

1905 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 687.50
  • <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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