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Freemans

Auction Info

Auction Name
Books and Manuscripts
Auction Date
09/23/2021 - 09/23/2021
Sale Number
#1714
Total Lots
148
Sold Lots
133
Lots Sold
89.86%
Unsold Lots
15
Total Sales (USD)
573,143.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
269,000.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
415,500.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
368,900.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
567,300.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
101.03%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
16 Jefferys, Thomas

The American Atlas: Or, a Geographical Description of the Whole Continent of America...

1776 USD 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 USD 69,300.00
117 Monroe, James

United States Loan-Office Certificate, signed

1800 USD 500.00 - 800.00 USD 32,760.00
71 Joyce, James

Ulysses

1922 USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 27,720.00
11

Acts Passed at a Congress of the United States of America, Begun and Held at the City of New-York, on Wednesday the Fourth of March...Being the Acts Passed at the First Session of the First Congress

ca. 1789 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 22,680.00
78 Twain, Mark (Samuel Clemens)

Autograph Letter, signed

1861 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 21,420.00
74 Melville, Herman

Moby-Dick; or, the Whale

1851 USD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 USD 16,380.00
96

Berkeley Political Poster Workshop Portfolio

ca. 1970 USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 13,860.00
4 [Franklin, Benjamin]

Printed Privateers Bond Form

1781 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 11,970.00
120 Washington, George

Group of 2 Documents Relating to The Potomack Company

1788 USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 11,970.00
13 Hancock, John

Signed Lottery Ticket

1765 USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD 10,710.00
121 Washington, George, and Marquis de Lafayette

Group of 2 Cut Signatures

no date. USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 9,450.00
134

Collection of 19th Century Albumen Prints of Asia

Circa second half nineteenth-century. USD 500.00 - 800.00 USD 9,450.00
20 [Palladio, Andrea]

The Architecture of A. Palladio; in Four Books...

1721 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 8,820.00
133 Mackay, Charles

Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions

1841 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 8,820.00
30 Bonaparte, Napoleon

Letter, signed

1798 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 8,190.00
50 Sendak, Maurice

Pictures by Maurice Sendak

1971 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 8,190.00
105 Mucha, Alphonso

Flirt, Biscuits Lefèvre-Utile

1900 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 8,190.00
62 Cervantes de Saavedra, Miguel

The Life and Exploits of the ingenious gentleman Don Quixote de la Mancha

1742 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 7,560.00
70 Joyce, James

Finnegans Wake

1939 USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD 7,560.00
86 Beatles, The

Abbey Road

ca. 1975 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 7,560.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Pancho Villa, passport for a news correspondent covering the Mexican revolution, signed, 1914. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Nirvana’s <i>Nevermind,</i> CD insert signed & inscribed days after release by Cobain, inscribed by Novoselic, 1991. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Robert Indiana, <i>The Book of Love,</i> complete portfolio, artist’s proof set, 1997. $100,000 to $125,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Marcel Vertés, Colette, <i>Chéri,</i> two volumes, deluxe edition, signed by the artist, Paris, 1929. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Virginia Woolf, <i>Orlando,</i> first trade edition, first impression, London, 1928. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Mark Twain, receipt for payment of the Mark Twain Public Library Tax, 1908. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Gustav Klimt, <i>Das Werk von Gustav Klimt,</i> portfolio, collotype plates, 1918. $15,000 to $20,000.
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>A third selection of 16th and 17th<br>Century English Books from<br>the Fox Pointe Manor Library<br>Thursday 21st October 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Hawking & Hunting.- Turberville (George). <i>The Booke of Falconrie or Hawking,</i> second edition, Printed by Thomas Purfoot, 1611. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> George Steevens' copy.- Coryate (Thomas). <i>Coryats Crudities Hastily gobbled up in five Moneths travells in France, Savoy, Italy, Rhetia...,</i> first edition, complete copy, Printed by W. S[tansby], 1611. £4,000 to £6,00
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Butler (Charles). <i>The Feminine Monarchie: or The Historie of Bees,</i> second edition, Printed by John Haviland for Roger Jackson, 1623. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>A third selection of 16th and 17th<br>Century English Books from<br>the Fox Pointe Manor Library<br>Thursday 21st October 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Brathwait (Richard). <i>The English Gentlewoman, drawne out to the full Body: expressing, What Habilliments doe best attire her…,</i> Printed by B. Alsop and T. Fawcet, for Michaell Sparke, 1631. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Glapthorne (Henry). <i>The Ladies Priviledge,</i> first edition, Imprinted...by J. Okes, for Francis Constable, 1640. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Witchcraft.- F. (H.) <i>A true and exact Relation Of the severall Informations, Examinations, and Confessions of the late Witches, arraigned and executed in the County of Essex,</i> first edition, 1645. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>A third selection of 16th and 17th<br>Century English Books from<br>the Fox Pointe Manor Library<br>Thursday 21st October 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Hobbes (Thomas). <i>De Corpore Politico. Or the Elements of Law, Moral & Politick,</i> first edition, 1650. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Early steam engine.- Worcester (Edward Somerset, 2nd Marquis). <i>A Century of the Names and Scantlings of such Inventions…,</i> first edition, 1663. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Cookery.- M[ontagu] (W[alter]). <i>The Queens Closet Opened. Incomparable secrets in physick, chirurgery, preserving and candying, &c,</i> 3 parts in 1 vol., 1674. £1,500 to £2,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>A third selection of 16th and 17th<br>Century English Books from<br>the Fox Pointe Manor Library<br>Thursday 21st October 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Speed (John). <i>An Epitome of Mr. John Speed's Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain,</i> 2 parts in 1, 90 engraved maps, Printed for Tho. Basset, and Ric. Chiswel, 1676. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Le Boe (Franciscus). <i>Of Childrens Diseases... also a Treatise of the Rickets,</i> first edition, Printed for George Downs, 1682. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Economics.- Locke (John). <i>Several Papers Relating to Money, Interest and Trade,</i> first collected edition, Printed for A. and J. Churchill, 1696. £2,000 to £3,000.
  • <center><b>Gonnelli Auction House<br>Books and Graphics<br>26th-29th of October 2021</b>
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th- 29th:</b><br>Books from XV to XX Century
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Manuscripts and autographs
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Artist books
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Cars & more
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Magazines
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th- 29th:</b><br>Books from XV to XX Century
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>The Luzzatto High Holiday Mahzor:<br>A Magnificent Illuminated Ashkenazic Prayer Book<br>19 October 2021</b>
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>The Luzzatto High Holiday Mahzor:<br>A Magnificent Illuminated Ashkenazic Prayer Book<br>19 October 2021</b>
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>The Luzzatto High Holiday Mahzor:<br>A Magnificent Illuminated Ashkenazic Prayer Book<br>19 October 2021</b>
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>The Luzzatto High Holiday Mahzor:<br>A Magnificent Illuminated Ashkenazic Prayer Book<br>19 October 2021</b>
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