Auction Reports

Morton Subastas

Auction Info

Auction Name
Ancient and Contemporary Books
Auction Date
05/25/2021 - 05/25/2021
Sale Number
#1020
Total Lots
249
Sold Lots
106
Lots Sold
42.57%
Unsold Lots
143
Total Sales (MXN)
1,248,000.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (MXN)
1,225,500.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (MXN)
1,522,000.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (MXN)
3,279,000.00
High Estimate of All Lots (MXN)
4,223,000.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
29.55%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
197 Nebel, Carl.

Colección de Litografías: Tipos, Vistas, Vestigios Prehispánicos.

ca. 1850. MXN 120,000.00 - 150,000.00 MXN 120,000.00
158 Neruda, Pablo.

Canto General.

1950 MXN 60,000.00 - 70,000.00 MXN 60,000.00
186 Colón, Cristóbal - Pinzón, Vicente - Vespucio, Américo - Mártir, Pedro - Cortés, Hernando - Herborn, Nicolás / Varrerii Lusitani, Casparis.

Novus Orbis. Hoc est, Navigationes Illustriores, Admirandae et Celebriores, Fortissimorum Heroum... Quibus Novi Orbis Americae Regnorum et Provinciarum Situs Religionis & Principatuum Status. Aliarumque Rerum quae iis in Regionibus Occurunt, Maxime Memor

1623 MXN 40,000.00 - 50,000.00 MXN 36,000.00
107

Archives de la Commission Scientifique du Mexique Publiées sous les Auspices du Ministère de l'Instruction Publique.

1865 - 1867. MXN 32,000.00 - 34,000.00 MXN 33,000.00
88 Zamacois, Niceto de / Cosmes, Francisco G.

Historia de Méjico… / Historia General de Mejico. Historia General de Méjico Continuación a la de Don Niceto de Zamacois.

MXN 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 MXN 30,000.00
127 Septién García, Carlos (Director) - Figueroa M., Pompeyo (Gerente).

La Nación.

1941 - 1976. MXN 28,000.00 - 35,000.00 MXN 30,000.00
165 Rulfo, Juan.

Pan, Revista de Literatura.

1945 MXN 18,000.00 - 22,000.00 MXN 28,800.00
196 Mora, José Joaquín.

Viage Pintoresco por las Orillas del Sena, desde París hasta el Mar.

1826 MXN 26,000.00 - 30,000.00 MXN 26,400.00
132 Posada, José Guadalupe.

Calaveras, Epitafios, Rebumbios.

principios del Siglo XX. MXN 14,000.00 - 18,000.00 MXN 26,400.00
201 Russell Bartlett, John.

Personal Narrative of Explorations and Incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora, and Chihuahua, Connected with the United States and Mexican Boundary Commission During the Years 1850, '51, '52, and '53.

1856 MXN 24,000.00 - 28,000.00 MXN 24,000.00
217 Montes de Oca, José María.

Vida de San Felipe de Jesús Protomártir de Japón y Patrón de su Patria México.

1801 MXN 22,000.00 - 26,000.00 MXN 24,000.00
182 Barnard, J. G. - Williams, John Jay.

The Isthmus of Tehuantepec: Being the Results of a Survey for a Railroad to Connect the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

1852 MXN 24,000.00 - 28,000.00 MXN 24,000.00
145 Rodríguez, Antonio.

Posada: "El Artista que Retrató a Una Época".

1977 MXN 22,000.00 - 26,000.00 MXN 21,600.00
153 Cumplido, Ignacio.

Presente Amistoso Dedicado a las Señoritas Mexicanas.

1852 MXN 22,000.00 - 24,000.00 MXN 21,600.00
17 Marquez, Pietro (Illustrati).

Due Antichi Monumenti di Architettura Messicana.

1804 MXN 18,000.00 - 22,000.00 MXN 20,400.00
84 Riva Palacio, Vicente.

México a través de los Siglos. Historia General y Completa del Desenvolvimiento Social, Político, Religioso, Militar, Artístico, Científico y Literario de México, desde la Antigüedad más Remota hasta la Época Actual.

ca. 1884 - 1889. MXN 18,000.00 - 22,000.00 MXN 18,000.00
241 Pijoán, José.

Summa Artis: Historia General del Arte.

1979 - 1986, 1988, 1989 MXN 12,000.00 - 15,000.00 MXN 16,800.00
11 Brasseur de Bourbourg, Charles Étienne.

Relation des Choses de Yucatan de Diego de Landa.

1864 MXN 18,000.00 - 22,000.00 MXN 16,800.00
23 Casas, Bartolomé de las.

Breve Relación de la Destrucción de las Indias Occidentales. Presentada a Felipe II. Siendo Príncipe de Asturias.

1822 MXN 16,000.00 - 18,000.00 MXN 16,800.00
150 Vanegas Arroyo, Blas (Editor responsable).

Extra. El Boletín de Menudencias. Diario de Medio Día Dependiente del Pueblo.

1919 - 1920. MXN 18,000.00 - 22,000.00 MXN 16,800.00
  • <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>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
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