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Auction Info

Auction Name
Rare Antiquarian and Illustrated Books
Auction Date
06/19/2021 - 06/19/2021
Sale Number
#61921
Total Lots
210
Sold Lots
57
Lots Sold
27.14%
Unsold Lots
153
Total Sales (USD)
8,921.25
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
8,760.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
12,175.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
133,905.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
191,215.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
4.67%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
133 MARCUS AURELIUS, Emperor of Rome.

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus the Roman emperor, his meditations concerning himselfe: treating of a naturall mans happinesse; wherein it consisteth, and of the meanes to attaine unto it.

1635 USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 1,012.50
83 CUMMING, Alexander (1732-1814).

The Elements of Clock and Watch-Work, adapted to Practice.

1766 USD 800.00 - 900.00 USD 650.00
77 CERVANTES Saavedra, Miguel de (1547-1616).

Don Quixote de la Mancha. Translated from the Original Spanish ... by Charles Jarvis, Esq.

1819 USD 300.00 - 400.00 USD 543.75
121 HOVEY, Charles Mason (1810-1887).

The Fruits of America, containing richly colored figures and full descriptions of all the choicest varieties cultivated in The United States.

[no date, but circa 1847-1852] USD 400.00 - 500.00 USD 506.25
177 BENSON, Frank W. - Adam E. M. PAFF, compiled and arranged by.

Etchings and Drypoints ... An illustrated and descriptive catalogue.

1917 USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 500.00
87

DECORATIVE BINDING. [18th-century French red morocco binding]. for a work called Plainte de la Typographie Contre Certains Imprimeurs Ignorans…

1785 USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 500.00
49 [PUSHKIN, Alexandre] - CHOUKHAEFF, Vassili, artist (1887-1973).

La Dame de Pique [The Queen of Spades].

1923 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 437.50
130 MARCUS AURELIUS, Emperor of Rome.

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus the Roman Emperour, his meditations concerning himself: treating of a natural man’s happiness; wherein it consisteth, and of the means to attain unto it.

1673 USD 100.00 - 150.00 USD 400.00
140 MOTLEY, John Lothrop (1814-1877).

The Rise of the Dutch Republic: A History.

1855 USD 150.00 - 200.00 USD 193.75
4 BAUDELAIRE, Charles (1821-1867) - Andre DIGNIMONT (1891-1965).

Les Fleurs du Mal.

1947 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 187.50
64 AUSTEN, Jane; and Oliver GOLDSMITH.

Pride and Prejudice [with:] Mansfield Park [with:] The Vicar of Wakefield.

1907; 1908; 1904. USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 187.50
131 MARCUS AURELIUS, Emperor of Rome.

The meditations of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus the Roman emperor, concerning himself. Treating of a natural man's happiness: wherein it consisteth, and of the means to attain unto it.

1692 USD 100.00 - 150.00 USD 175.00
135 MARCUS AURELIUS, Emperor of Rome.

The commentaries of the Emperor Marcus Antoninus. Containing his maxims of science, and rules of life.

1747 USD 150.00 - 200.00 USD 175.00
114 HEDRICK, Ulysses Prentice (1870-1951.

The Plums of New York.

1911 USD 150.00 - 200.00 USD 168.75
134 MARCUS AURELIUS, Emperor of Rome; and Jeremy COLLIER.

The Emperor Marcus Antoninus his conversation with himself. Together with the preliminary discourse of the learned Gataker.

1701 USD 150.00 - 200.00 USD 168.75
136 MARCUS AURELIUS, Emperor of Rome; and Jeremy COLLIER.

The Emperor Marcus Antoninus his conversation with himself. Together with the preliminary discourse of the learned Gataker.

1702 USD 150.00 - 200.00 USD 162.50
132 MARCUS AURELIUS, Emperor of Rome; and Jeremy COLLIER.

The Emperor Marcus Antoninus his conversation with himself. Together with the preliminary discourse of the learned Gataker.

1708 USD 150.00 - 200.00 USD 150.00
157 VAN ROTTERDAM, ERASMUS.

Encomium Moriae i.e. Stultitiae Laus: Praise of Folly, Published at Basle in 1515.

1931 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 150.00
198 RAPHAEL, Sandra.

An Oak Spring Pomona: A Selection of the Rare Books on Fruit in the Oak Spring Garden Library.

1990 USD 35.00 - 45.00 USD 143.75
119 HOMER, Winslow, illustrator; and James Russell LOWELL.

The Courtin'.

1874 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 125.00
  • <center><b>The Transatlantic Book Fair<br>July 22-27, 2021</b>
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>Comedies, Histories and Tragedies. Published according to the true originall copies.</i> London, Tho Cotes, for Robert Allot, 1632.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> STAHL, Augusto. <i>Panorama of Rio de Janiero.</i> c.1859. 3-part albumen print panorama (266 x 1186mm.).
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> WILDE, Oscar. <i>Lady Windermere's Fan</i>. London: Elkin Mathews & John Lane, 1893. Presentation copy.
    <center><b>The Transatlantic Book Fair<br>July 22-27, 2021</b>
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> DE TOCQUEVILLE, Alexis. <i>De la Democratie en Amerique.</i> Paris: Pagnerre, 1850. Thirteenth Edition. Presentation copy.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> CHAUDRON, A[delaide] de V[endel]. <i>Chaudron’s Spelling Book.</i> Mobile (AL): S.H. Goetzel, 1865.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> SAINT CHER, Hugh of. <i>Commentary on Peter Lombard’s Sentences, with the Abridgement of the Sentences.</i> Eastern France, illuminated manuscript., first half of the fifteenth century.
    <center><b>The Transatlantic Book Fair<br>July 22-27, 2021</b>
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> LANE, Thomas. <i>The Crystal Palace.</i> London, 1851.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> B[ULWER], J[ohn]. <i>Anthropometamorphosis: man transform’d: or, the artificiall changling historically presented…</i> London: William Hunt, 1653.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> VOLTAIRE, François-Marie Arouet de. <i>Oeuvres de M. de Voltaire.</i> Dresden, George-Conrad Walther (i.e. Leipzig, Breitkopf), 1748-1750.
    <center><b>The Transatlantic Book Fair<br>July 22-27, 2021</b>
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> HAWKING, Stephen & Leonard Mlodinow. <i>The Grand Design.</i> London: Bantam Books, 2011.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> FIELDS, James T. <i>Yesterdays with Authors.</i> With fine manuscript letter by Charles Dickens, and autograph letters from Forster, Landor, Mitford and others.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> <i>Kit, the Arkansas Traveller Broadside.</i> Chromolithograph.
  • <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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