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Auction Name
World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 9/7
Auction Date
09/14/2021 - 09/14/2021
Sale Number
#282137
Total Lots
146
Sold Lots
146
Lots Sold
100.00%
Unsold Lots
0
Total Sales (USD)
50,042.80
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
24,620.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
36,930.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
24,620.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
36,930.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
135.51%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
87048

European Union Central Bank, Netherlands 200 Euro 2002 Pick 6ps Specimen PMG Choice Uncirculated 63.

200 USD 1,600.00 - 2,400.00 USD 6,600.00
87067

India Government of India 1 Rupee 1940 Pick 25a Jhun4.1.1A PMG Superb Gem Unc 68 EPQ.

1940 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 2,340.00
87017

Canada Bank of Canada $1000 1988 BC-61b PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ.

1988 USD 960.00 - 1,440.00 USD 1,500.00
87047

Egypt Egyptian Government 5 Piastres 1940 Pick 164b PMG Superb Gem Unc 68 EPQ.

1940 USD 220.00 - 330.00 USD 1,320.00
87033

Colombia Banco Popular de Medellin 5 Pesos ND (1883) Pick S772p1 Proof PMG Choice Uncirculated 63.

ND(1883) USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 1,260.00
87146

Venezuela Banco de Maracaibo 20 Bolívares 27.4.1933 Pick S227 PMG Good 6.

1933 USD 320.00 - 480.00 USD 1,020.00
87026

Colombia Banco de la Republica 50 Pesos 1910 Pick 317s Specimen PMG Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ.

1910 USD 320.00 - 480.00 USD 990.00
87145

United Arab Emirates Currency Board 1 Dirham ND (1973) Pick 1a PMG Superb Gem Unc 67 EPQ.

ND(1973) USD 280.00 - 420.00 USD 780.00
87144

Ukraine Ukrainian Central Bank 500 Karbowanez 5.3.1942 Pick 57 PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ.

1942 USD 220.00 - 330.00 USD 750.00
87035

Colombia Banco del Ruiz 1 Peso 1905 Pick S822s Specimen PMG Superb Gem Unc 67 EPQ.

1905 USD 280.00 - 420.00 USD 750.00
87034

Colombia Banco Popular de Soto 5 Pesos ND (ca. 1880s) Pick S782p1; S782p2 Front and Back Proofs PMG Superb Gem Unc 67 EPQ (2).

ND(ca. USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 720.00
87121

Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency 5 Riyals ND (1977) / AH1379 Pick 17a PMG Superb Gem Unc 68 EPQ.

ND(1977) USD 160.00 - 240.00 USD 630.00
87128

South Africa South African Reserve Bank 10 Pounds 19.4.1943 Pick 87 PMG About Uncirculated 55.

1943 USD 220.00 - 330.00 USD 630.00
87031

Colombia Banco Dugand 1 Peso ND (1919) Pick S426s Specimen PMG Choice Uncirculated 64 EPQ.

ND(1919) USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 630.00
87036

Costa Rica Republica de Costa Rica 50 Centimos 21.11.1921 Pick 147a PMG Choice Uncirculated 64 EPQ.

1921 USD 280.00 - 420.00 USD 576.00
87060

Greenland State Note 5 Kroner ND (1913) Pick 14A PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ.

ND(1913) USD 220.00 - 330.00 USD 504.00
87119

Saint Pierre and Miquelon Caisse Centrale de la France d'Outre-Mer 100 Francs ND (1950-60) Pick 26 PMG Choice Uncirculated 64 EPQ.

ND(1950-60) USD 220.00 - 330.00 USD 480.00
87126

Somalia Banco Nazionale Somala 5 Scellini = 5 Shillings 1966 Pick 5a PMG Superb Gem Unc 67 EPQ.

1966 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 480.00
87028

Colombia Banco de Bogota 1 Peso ND (1919) Pick S297s Specimen PMG Choice Uncirculated 64.

ND(1919) USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 480.00
87029

Colombia Banco de Bogota 5 Pesos ND (1919) Pick S298s Specimen PMG Choice Uncirculated 64 EPQ.

ND(1919) USD 240.00 - 360.00 USD 480.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> C.F. Payne, <i>Micawber—Imitating Norman Rockwell's "Triple self-portrait,"</i> acrylic, watercolor & colored pencil, 2002. Sold June 2021 for $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Jane Russell, archive of letters written during a whaling voyage, 1840s. Sold July 2021 for $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Guild of Women Binders, exhibition binding of A.F. Pollard’s <i>Henry VIII,</i> London, 1902. Sold July 2021 for $12,350.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Robert Frost, <i>Collected Poems,</i> author’s presentation copy, signed, with entirety of <i>Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening</i> inscribed, NY, 1930. Sold June 2021 for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> James Joyce, <i>Ulysses,</i> deluxe limited issue, signed, London, 1936. Sold June 2021 for $21,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Mercator [family], <i>[World and Continents],</i> 5 double-page maps, Amsterdam, c. 1633. Sold June 2021 for $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> George Schlegel, <i>New York, Taken from Central Park,</i> hand-finished color-tinted lithograph, 1874. Sold June 2021 for $11,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Nicolaus Copernicus, <i>De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium,</i> second edition, Basel, 1566. Sold April 2021 for $75,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Book of Hours, Use of Utrecht, illuminated manuscript, c. 1435-45. Sold April 2021 for $60,000.
  • <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>September 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 20. ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY. Letter to the editors of the Boston Atlas on slavery and its political ramifications, 1842. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 208. HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. <i>A Farewell To Arms.</i> New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First edition. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 237. ADDAMS, CHARLES. Original drawing "Now Remember-act casual." $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>September 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 4. SMITH, ADAM. <i>An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations.</i> Philadelphia, 1789. The first American edition. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 131. BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VON. <i>Cinquieme Sinfonie en ut mineur: C Moll de Louis Van Beethoven. Oeuvre 67.</i> First edition of the complete score. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 73. Chinese Export Painting. Album of twenty-three original Chinese natural history studies of flowers and insects. Likely Canton: circa 1850. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>September 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 241. GOREY, EDWARD. Original drawing "Cat Drawing Wallpaper." Signed in Pencil in lower right margin. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 36. LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. Autograph note signed instructing Edwin Stanton to meet with the important African American abolitionist and officer Martin Delany. [Washington:] 21 February 1865. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 112. JONSON, BEN. <i>Workes</i>. London: William Stansby, 1616; Together with <i>Workes.</i> London: Richard Meighen,1640-41. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 161. STURGIS, LEE. <i>Salmon Fishing on Cain River, New Brunswick.</i> (Chicago:) Privately printed (for the author by Ralph Fletcher Seymour), 1919. First edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
  • <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Rosellini (Ippolito). <i>I Monumenti dell Egitto e Della Nubia,</i> Plate Volumes 1, 11 & 111, 3 vols. Elephant folio. €50,000 to €80,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Curtis (William), 1746 - 179, & other Editors. <i>The Botanical Magazine: or, The Flower Garden Displayed.</i> London 1793 - 1982-83. Together 184 vols. [with] other botanical material. €30,000 to €40,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Berkeley (George). <i>A Treatise Concerning the principles of Human Knowledge, wherein the chief Causes of Error and Difficulty in the Sciences…</i> Part I, Dublin, 1710 Rare First Edn. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Ruskin (John). A large finely executed Pencil Drawing, captioned <i>Oxford Cathedral, The Choir,</i> & Signed 'J. Ruskin Ch. Ch. 1838. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Sir Edward L. Lutyens. Howth Castle Plans: A Series of 10 Original Architects Drawings and Sketches, Alterations and Additions for J.C. Gaisford St. Lawrence, County Dublin, Ireland. €8,000 to €12,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Newman (Rev. Fr. John Henry, later Cardinal, now Saint) A very good collection of 24 A.L.S. to [Thomas] Gaisford of the Gaisford St. Lawrence family of Howth Castle. €10,000 to €15,000.
    <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Manuscript Atlas: Hodges, Smith & Co. <i>The Estate of the Rt. Hon. the Earl of Howth Situate in the County of Dublin,</i> lg. atlas folio Dublin (Hodges, Smith & Co.) 1863. €4,000 to €6,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Anon. <i>Herbolario Volgare: nel quale se dimostra conoscer le herbe et le sue vrtu…</i> Sm. 8vo Venice (Gio Maria Palamides) 1539. €3,000 to €4,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Baron (Caesar). <i>Annales Ecclesiastici</i>. [With] <i>Annalium Ecclesiasticorum Caesaris Baronii... Apparatus.</i> [With] <i>Index Universalis Rerum Omnium</i> [and one other]. 38 vols total. €1,500 to €2,000.
    <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Log Books of Three British Warships. Three folio Volumes, containing meticulously arranged logs of the voyages of Royal Navy Ships from 1876 – 1881. €1,200 to €1,800.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Walpole (Robert). <i>Memoirs Relating to European and Asiatic Turkey,</i> lg. 4to Lond. 1817. €1,000 to €1,500.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Bosio (Antonio). <i>Roma Sotteranea,</i> Opera Postuma. Large thick folio Rome (Guglielmo Facciotti) 1632. €1,000 to €1,500.
  • <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> ZEILER, Martin - <i>Topographiae Italiae.</i> Francoforte: Mattheus Merian, 1688. €3,500 to €4,500.
    <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> HAMILTON, William, Sir -- HANCARVILLE, Pierre-Francois HUGUES - Collection of Etruscan, Greek and Roman Antiquities from the Cabinet of the Hon. William Hamilton. Napoli: Francois Morelli, 1766-67. €38,000 to €48,000.
    <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> [ASTRONOMIA] - Manoscritto astronomico. Italia: 1650. €1,000 to €1,500.
    <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> DALI, Salvador - <i>Biblia Sacra vulgatae editionis.</i> Edizione “Ad Personam” Milano: Rizzoli, 1967. €40,000 to €60,000.
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