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Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books

Auction Info

Auction Name
Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper
Auction Date
07/10/2021 - 07/10/2021
Sale Number
#71021
Total Lots
200
Sold Lots
188
Lots Sold
94.00%
Unsold Lots
12
Total Sales (USD)
77,594.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
102,250.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
211,900.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
106,600.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
220,750.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
35.15%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
32653 John Harris

Harris - Map of the Southern Continent

1764 USD 3,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 4,785.00
32668 Gerard and Leonard Valk

Valk - Map of the World published circa 1700 - Orbis Terrarum Nova et Accurata Tabula

c1700 USD 3,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 4,125.00
32800 John Gould

Gould - Culminated Toucan

1852-1854 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 3,905.00
32780 John James Audubon

Audubon, Imperial Folio - Black Squirrel. 34

1842-1848 USD 1,500.00 - 3,500.00 USD 2,585.00
32778 George Catlin

Catlin, Folio - Buffalo Hunt, Chase

1844 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 2,255.00
32782 John James Audubon

Audubon, Imperial Folio - Mink. 33

1842-1848 USD 1,500.00 - 3,500.00 USD 2,255.00
32791 Dr. Robert John Thornton

Thornton, Folio - Carnations

1787-1810 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 2,255.00
32642 Franz Richter after John Webber

Cook Watercolors (Richter & Webber) - The Inside of the House, in the Morai, in Atooi (Inland auf Atooi). 34

1805 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,925.00
32790 Dr. Robert John Thornton

Thornton, Folio - The Oblique-leaved Begonia

1787-1810 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 1,705.00
32799 John Gould

Gould - Collared Aracari (Toucan)

1852-1854 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 1,705.00
32645 Franz Richter after John Webber

Cook Watercolors (Richter & Webber) - Prince William's Sound (Prinz Wilhelms Sund). 38

1805 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,595.00
32779 John James Audubon

Audubon, Imperial Folio - Soft-haired Squirrel. 19

1842-1848 USD 1,500.00 - 3,500.00 USD 1,485.00
32781 John James Audubon

Audubon, Imperial Folio - Black Rat. 23

1842-1848 USD 1,500.00 - 3,500.00 USD 1,485.00
32647 Theodor De Bry

De Bry - Virginia: The Arrival of the English in Virginia

1594 USD 400.00 - 900.00 USD 1,320.00
32788 Pierre Joseph Redoute

Redoute, Folio - Spanish Iris - Iris Xiphium. 337

1802-1816 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 1,265.00
32641 Franz Richter after John Webber

Cook Watercolors (Richter & Webber) - Natives of Hawaii or Sandwich Islands (Sandwich Insulaner). 33

1805 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,210.00
32639 David Roberts

David Roberts - Statues of Memnon at Thebes, During the Inundation

1846-1849 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 1,155.00
32655 Gerard Mercator

Mercator - Arctic or North Pole

1630 USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 1,100.00
32633 Frederick Catherwood

Catherwood - Portion of La Casa de Las Monjas Uxmal

1844 USD 1,500.00 - 3,500.00 USD 990.00
32777 Scott Barchard Wilson and Arthur Humble Evans

Wilson & Evans, Hawaii - Black Mamo or Hoa; Drepanis Funerea

1890-1899 USD 300.00 - 700.00 USD 880.00
  • <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>& Works on Paper<br>30th September 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Bible, English. The Holy Bible, Second Folio edition, the "Great She Bible", engraved More-Speed 1611 map of Canaan, Robert Barker, 1613-11. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Galilei (Galileo). <i>Opere,</i> 2 vol., first collected edition, Bologna, Heirs of Dozza for Carlo Manolessi, 1656-1655. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Venetian choirbook.- Single leaf from a 13th century Venetian antiphonal, with large decorated initial, manuscript on vellum, Venice, [c.1260]. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>& Works on Paper<br>30th September 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Petrarca (Francesco). <i>Rerum vulrgarium fragmenta,</i> decorated manuscript on paper, Italy, [second half of the 15th century]. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> New York School of abstract expressionists.- Abbott (Mary Lee). [Sketch book of original artwork], [New York], 1945. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Contemporary colouring.- Nitzschewitz (Hermannus). <i>Novum beatae Mariaevirginis psalterium,</i> Zinna, Press of the Cistercian Monastery, 1493. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>& Works on Paper<br>30th September 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Shakespeare source book.- Montemayor (Jorge de). Diana of George of Montemayor: translated out of Spanish into English by Bartholomew Yong, first edition in English, B[ishop]., 1598. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Milton (John). Poems of Mr. John Milton, Both English and Latin, Compos'd at several times, first edition, state with "S" in "S. Pauls" in imprint, 1645. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Greene (Graham). <i>The Power and the Glory,</i> first edition, 1940. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>& Works on Paper<br>30th September 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Crowley (Aleister). View of the Tyrrhenian Sea, probably from the hill behind the abbey of Thelema, Cefalù, Sicily, charcoal, [1921]. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Fleming (Ian). <i>Casino Royale,</i> first edition, 1953. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> China.- Thomson (John). <i>Illustrations of China and Its People,</i> 4 vol., first edition, 96 photographic plates, 1873-74. £15,000 to £20,000.
  • <center><b>iGavel Auctions<br>Antiquarian and Other Books<br>September 14 – October 12</b>
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Athanasius. <i>Illustrium Virorum Opuscula,</i> Paris, 1500. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> <i>The New Testament of Jesus Christ, Translated Faithfully into English,</i> Rheims, John Fogny, 1582. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Stith, William. <i>The First History of Virginia printed in America,</i> [Williamsburg, 1747]. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <center><b>iGavel Auctions<br>Antiquarian and Other Books<br>September 14 – October 12</b>
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b><br>S. Bonaventure. <i>Commentarius in Secundum Librum Sententiarum Petri Lombardi,</i> Venice, 1477. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Juvenalis, Junii. <i>Satyrae,</i> with the commentary of Domitius Calderinus, Venice, 1475. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Horatius Flaccus, Quintus. <i>Opera.</i> Ed. with commentary of Christophorus Landinus, Florence, 1482. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <center><b>iGavel Auctions<br>Antiquarian and Other Books<br>September 14 – October 12</b>
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Scotus, Duns. <i>Quaestiones in Quattuor Libros Sententiarum,</i> 1476-1477. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Polidori, John. <i>The Vampyre, A Tale,</i> Paris, 1819. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Stowe, Harriet Beecher. <i>Uncle Tom's Cabin,</i> Vol. I and II, 1852, and a Later Edition, 1885. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <center><b>iGavel Auctions<br>Antiquarian and Other Books<br>September 14 – October 12</b>
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Twain, Mark. <i>The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,</i> 1877 [and] <i>The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,</i> 1885. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Book of Hours, Illuminated Vellum, Calendar of Months, 15th century. $600 to $900.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> <i>Picturesque,</i> America, Europe, Palestine, and Russia, 1872-1885. $400 to $600.
  • <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.
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