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New England Auctions

Auction Info

Auction Name
Fine Books and Ephemera
Auction Date
06/29/2021 - 06/29/2021
Sale Number
#List4
Total Lots
177
Sold Lots
173
Lots Sold
97.74%
Unsold Lots
4
Total Sales (USD)
20,352.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
0.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
0.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
0.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
0.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
Inf%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
64 Wilson, Edward O.

Wilson, Edward O. - (6) Volumes. All Are Inscribed.

Not Available USD 540.00
98 Euler, Leonard -

Elements of Algebra.

1797 Not Available USD 510.00
70

Children's Moveable - Histories Pour Rire Par Adeline Reynaud.

1880's Not Available USD 450.00
120

Periodicals - Verve.

1940 : 1948 Not Available USD 450.00
136 Montesquieu -

Spirit Of Laws.

1750 Not Available USD 450.00
99a

Americana Ephemera - Collection of prints, pamphlets, Bible in American binding, etc.

19th-century Not Available USD 390.00
167 Nils V.

Swede Nelson - Archive Of Nils V. Swede Nelson. New England Football Star.

Not Available USD 390.00
63 Held, Julius Samuel -

(14) Manuscript Diaries.

1941 to 1968 Not Available USD 360.00
78

A & C Black - (12) Volumes.

Not Available USD 360.00
146 Hemingway, Ernest

Hemingway, Ernest - (2) First Editions In Custom Slipcases.

Vd Not Available USD 360.00
91

Periodicals - (7) Early Issues Of Playboy With Centerfolds.

Not Available USD 330.00
30

Columbian Exposition - The Book Of The Fair An Historical Descriptive Presentation Of The World's Science, Art, And Industry, As Viewed Through The Columbian Exposition At Chicago In 1893 By Hubert Howe Bancroft.

1893 Not Available USD 300.00
40 L. L. Weedon.

Children's Moveable - Twinkling Picture With Verses By L. L. Weedon.

1899 Not Available USD 300.00
42

Children's Moveables - De Boerderij. Vlieger Amsterdam.

Not Available USD 300.00
80

Cartography - Atlas Of Middlesex County, Mass By Beers.

1875 Not Available USD 300.00
149 Greenaway, Kate -

Greenaway, Kate - (7) Almanacks 1881-1886.

Not Available USD 300.00
45

American Bindings - (5) Songbooks.

19th Century. Not Available USD 270.00
49

Merrymount Press - (9) volumes.

1903 Not Available USD 270.00
97 (Luther, Martin -

Enchiridion, Das ist.: Der Kleine Catechismus.

Circa 1770s Not Available USD 270.00
99 Haüy, Rene -

Traité Élémentaire de Physique.

1806 Not Available USD 270.00
  • <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 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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