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Second Story Books

Auction Info

Auction Name
Entertainment: Photography, Films, Memorabilia, And Ephemera
Auction Date
05/29/2021 - 05/29/2021
Sale Number
#52921
Total Lots
100
Sold Lots
20
Lots Sold
20.00%
Unsold Lots
80
Total Sales (USD)
12,720.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
13,250.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
18,500.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
55,725.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
77,300.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
16.46%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
36

The Beatles Signed Promo with Make-Up Sponge

USD 5,000.00 - 7,500.00 USD 7,200.00
61

300+ Vintage Magic Magazines, Newsletters, Bulletins, Offprints, and Ephemeral Material 1842-1953

1842-1953 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 960.00
17 Jerry Aronson

Aronson | Bob Dylan (1976)

1976 USD 800.00 - 900.00 USD 540.00
6 Jerry Aronson

Aronson | Eric Clapton (1974)

1974 USD 500.00 - 600.00 USD 360.00
7 Jerry Aronson

Aronson | David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash (1974)

1974 USD 500.00 - 600.00 USD 360.00
8 Jerry Aronson

Aronson | Mick Jagger (1975)

1975 USD 500.00 - 600.00 USD 360.00
9 Jerry Aronson

Aronson | Grace Slick, Jefferson Starship (1975)

1975 USD 500.00 - 600.00 USD 360.00
14 Jerry Aronson

Aronson | Roger Daltrey (1976)

1976 USD 500.00 - 600.00 USD 360.00
15 Jerry Aronson

Aronson | Roger Daltrey (1976)

1976 USD 500.00 - 600.00 USD 360.00
44

Cleopatra Album Signed by Elizabeth Taylor

1963 USD 300.00 - 400.00 USD 240.00
45

Sparkle Soundtrack Album Signed by Aretha Franklin

1976 USD 300.00 - 400.00 USD 240.00
83

Six Short Films from 1907-1915

1909 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 210.00
31

The Beatles in Washington, D.C., Feb. 1964

1964 USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 180.00
66

8 Magician Lobby Photos

USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 180.00
71

Marihuana Movie Lobby Card

1936 USD 300.00 - 400.00 USD 180.00
82

Films by Méliès and Pal

1913 USD 300.00 - 400.00 USD 180.00
37

Beatles Memorabilia

USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 120.00
87

Westerns Featuring Broncho Billy, Bob Steele, and William S. Hart

1915 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 120.00
88

Western Films, 1913-1959

1959 USD 200.00 - 250.00 USD 120.00
70

Walt Disney's "Mousegetar"

1950s USD 150.00 - 250.00 USD 90.00
  • <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>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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