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Leland Little Auctions

Auction Info

Auction Name
The Signature Fall Auction
Auction Date
09/18/2021 - 09/18/2021
Sale Number
#91821
Total Lots
34
Sold Lots
34
Lots Sold
100.00%
Unsold Lots
0
Total Sales (USD)
172,080.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
89,700.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
158,000.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
89,700.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
158,000.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
108.91%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
163 Joan Miró (Spanish, 1893-1983)

Équinoxe

1967 USD 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 USD 45,600.00
172 Martin Lewis (American, 1881-1962)

Passing Freight, Danbury

1934 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 15,600.00
164 Joan Miró (Spanish, 1893-1983)

Mangeur de Soleil

1955 USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 8,400.00
165 Joan Miró (Spanish, 1893-1983)

Prise à L'Hameçon

1969 USD 4,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 8,400.00
201 Edward Weston (American, 1886-1958)

Nude (Charis, Santa Monica)

1936, printed later USD 3,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 8,400.00
173 Martin Lewis (American, 1881-1962)

Cathedral Steps

1931 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 7,800.00
202 Bert Stern (American, 1929-2013)

The Last Sitting: Marilyn Monroe in Jackie Kennedy Wig, 1962

1962, printed 2000 USD 1,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 7,800.00
199 Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984)

Tree, Stump and Mist, Northern Cascades, Washington

USD 4,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 6,600.00
230 Lincoln, Abraham. Broadside Facsimile of the Emancipation Proclamation

(Chicago: Thomas B. Bryan and Edward Mendel, 1863)

1862 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 6,000.00
167 Joan Miró (Spanish, 1893-1983)

Chevauchée Bleu

1969 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 5,280.00
175 Jacob Lawrence (American, 1917-2000)

The First Book of Moses, Called Genesis

1989 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 4,560.00
166 Joan Miró (Spanish, 1893-1983)

L'Étudiante

1975 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 3,840.00
203 Elliott Erwitt (American, b. 1928)

New York (Man with Bulldog on Porch)

2000 USD 1,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 3,600.00
177 Ernest Crichlow (American, 1914-2005)

Reflections of Another Time

2001 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 3,240.00
181 Sam Middleton (American, 1927-2015)

Nocturne (Chopin)

1972 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 3,000.00
200 William Garnett (American, 1916-2006)

Snow Geese with Reflection of the Sun over Buena Vista, CA, 1953

USD 1,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 3,000.00
161 Toko Shinoda (Japanese, 1913-2021)

Spiritual

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 2,880.00
174 Jacob Lawrence (American, 1917-2000)

The Pentecost

1965 USD 1,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 2,880.00
204 Paul Caponigro (American, b. 1932)

Shoreline, Montauk Beach, Long Island, New York, 1972

1972 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 2,640.00
170 Albert Alexander Smith (American/French, 1896-1940)

Une Rue, Madrid (Street Scene, Madrid)

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 2,040.00
  • <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>
  • <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.
  • <b>Bonhams, Oct. 15:</b> EARLY PRINTING IN COLOGNE. <i>Alphabetum divini amoris.</i> 1466/67. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 15:</b> SCHEDEL, HARTMANN. <i>Liber chronicarum.</i> Nuremburg: 12th July 1493. $50,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 15:</b> DÜRER, ALBRECHT. 1471-1528. <i>Underweysung der messung.</i> Nuremberg: 1525. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 15:</b> LANCELOT DU LAC. <i>Le premier [second/tiers] volume de Lancelot du Lac…</i> Paris: [1502-1504]. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 15:</b> CRUIKSHANK, GEORGE, ET AL. A group of 23 sketches by two generations of the Cruikshank family, various media, mostly pencil or ink with occasional color, c.1790s. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 15:</b> FÉNELON. <i>Les Aventures de Telemaque.</i> Paris: 1785. Hand-colored copy originally belonging to Jean Baptiste Tilliard. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 15:</b> FRAGONARD. LA FONTAINE. <i>Contes et nouvelles en vers.</i> Paris: 1795. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 15:</b> SAINT-NON. <i>Voyage pittoresque ou description des royaumes de Naples et de Sicile.</i> Paris: 1781-1786. WITH: Original manuscript contract signed for publication, c.1787. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 15:</b> MAN RAY. <i>Revolving Doors, 1916-1917.</i> Paris: 1926. PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE ARTIST. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 15:</b> MIRÓ, JOAN. <i>Il etait une petite pie.</i> Paris: 1928. MIRO'S FIRST BOOK, PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR, LISE [DELHARME] HIRST. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 15:</b> SCHMIED, FRANÇOIS-LOUIS. HOMER. <i>L'Odyssee.</i> Paris: 1930-1933. DELUXE EDITION OF SCHMIED'S MASTERPIECE, COLORED BY SAUDE. $12,000 to $18,000.
  • <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.
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