Auction Reports

Schilb Antiquarian

Auction Info

Auction Name
RARE BOOKS With NO RESERVE NO BUYERS PREMIUM!
Auction Date
05/30/2021 - 05/30/2021
Sale Number
#53021
Total Lots
103
Sold Lots
103
Lots Sold
100.00%
Unsold Lots
0
Total Sales (USD)
24,184.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
51,925.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
106,600.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
51,925.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
106,600.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
22.69%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
44 CARROLL, Lewis

Through the Looking-Glass, and what Alice found there By Lewis Carroll with fifty illustrations by John Tenniel.

1872 USD 1,500.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,400.00
20 anonymous

The astrologer's dream-book, fortune-teller, and oraculum,: by which fortunetelling of events by dreams, cards, dice, dominoes, charms, spells, and ceremonies, may be ascertained. Compiled from the most authentic resources

ca. 1850 USD 499.00 - 1,000.00 USD 850.00
92 BARRIE, J.M.

Peter and Wendy

1911 USD 599.00 - 1,200.00 USD 810.00
93 KIPLING, Rudyard

The writings in prose and verse of Rudyard Kipling.

1911 USD 950.00 - 2,000.00 USD 600.00
101 HITLER, Adolf

Mein Kampf, complete and unabridged, fully annotated.

1941 USD 750.00 - 1,600.00 USD 540.00
67 OLIPHANT, Mrs.

The makers of Venice: doges, conquerors, painters, and men of letters.

1887 USD 350.00 - 800.00 USD 510.00
100 DISNEY, Walt

Mickey Mouse in Pigmyland

1936 USD 399.00 - 800.00 USD 495.00
71 KELTIE, John Scott

History of the Scottish Highlands, Highland clans and regiments

[ca.1890]. USD 499.00 - 1,000.00 USD 495.00
53 VERNE, Jules

A voyage round the world: Australia.

1877 USD 599.00 - 1,200.00 USD 480.00
74 FLORENCE, William James

The gentlemen's hand-book on poker

1892 USD 499.00 - 1,000.00 USD 475.00
62 MILTON, John.

Milton's Paradise lost; Illustrated by Gustave Doré. Edited with notes and a life of Milton, by Robert Vaughan.

1884 USD 499.00 - 1,000.00 USD 455.00
103 RAND, Ayn

Atlas Shrugged

1957 USD 950.00 - 2,000.00 USD 430.00
34 HUGO, Victor

Les Miserables.

1862 USD 1,500.00 - 3,000.00 USD 415.00
32 PIESSE, George William Septimus

The Laboratory of Chemical Wonders A Scientific Mélange Intended for the Instruction and Entertainment of Young People

1860 USD 550.00 - 1,200.00 USD 405.00
38 ELLIOTT, Charles Wyllys

Remarkable characters and places of the Holy Land

1867 USD 499.00 - 1,000.00 USD 405.00
5 LALANDE, Jerome de

Abrégé d'astronomie

1774 USD 750.00 - 1,600.00 USD 385.00
43 HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel

Works of Hawthorne

1870-1880. USD 750.00 - 1,600.00 USD 365.00
24 various

Homes of American authors : comprising anecdotical, personal, and descriptive sketches

1854 USD 499.00 - 1,000.00 USD 355.00
35 ANDERSEN, Hans Christian

The ice-maiden: : and other stories.

1863 USD 399.00 - 800.00 USD 355.00
36 Pollard, Edward

Southern history of the war. The second year of the war

1864 USD 499.00 - 1,000.00 USD 355.00
  • <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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