Auction Reports

Addison and Sarova

Auction Info

Auction Name
The Bookworm Sale - Timed Online Only Auction
Auction Date
06/27/2021 - 06/27/2021
Sale Number
#1029
Total Lots
337
Sold Lots
307
Lots Sold
91.10%
Unsold Lots
30
Total Sales (USD)
17,074.70
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
307.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
307,000.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
337.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
337,000.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
5.07%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
330

Shakespeare's Works, 2nd-4th Folio

USD 1.00 - 1,000.00 USD 930.00
46

16th c. Theology/Religion

USD 1.00 - 1,000.00 USD 852.00
141

Poetry, a Large Lot, 240 Books

USD 1.00 - 1,000.00 USD 558.00
121

Myths, Legends, Customs, Lot of 12

USD 1.00 - 1,000.00 USD 420.00
254

The Pilgrim's Progress

USD 1.00 - 1,000.00 USD 324.00
4

Account of Corsica, 1769

1769 USD 1.00 - 1,000.00 USD 300.00
304

16th c. Folio, Pope Gregory

USD 1.00 - 1,000.00 USD 255.60
316

Curiosites of Ale and Beer

USD 1.00 - 1,000.00 USD 240.00
116

British Interest, History, 20th c., LARGE LOT

USD 1.00 - 1,000.00 USD 216.00
282

Mark Twain. Following the Equator, 1st ed.

USD 1.00 - 1,000.00 USD 174.00
156

18th c. Calmet, Large Lot Antique Books

USD 1.00 - 1,000.00 USD 168.00
42

Aeronautics, Henson and Stringfellow

USD 1.00 - 1,000.00 USD 151.20
230

17th c. Antique Books, 5 Folios

USD 1.00 - 1,000.00 USD 150.00
220

17th c. Antique Books, Folios

USD 1.00 - 1,000.00 USD 145.20
252

From Log-Cabin to White House:

USD 1.00 - 1,000.00 USD 138.00
290

Large Lot of Books, 5 shelves

USD 1.00 - 1,000.00 USD 138.00
151

18th c. Antique Books, 2 Folios

USD 1.00 - 1,000.00 USD 132.00
89

Pair of 18th c. Antique Volumes

18th c. USD 1.00 - 1,000.00 USD 127.20
119

18th c. Antique Volumes, Folios

USD 1.00 - 1,000.00 USD 126.00
240

17th and 18th c. Antique Folios, 5

18th c. USD 1.00 - 1,000.00 USD 126.00
  • <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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