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Auction Info

Auction Name
American Historical Ephemera and Photography
Auction Date
08/20/2021 - 08/20/2021
Sale Number
#926
Total Lots
298
Sold Lots
259
Lots Sold
86.91%
Unsold Lots
39
Total Sales (USD)
115,697.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
68,150.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
113,300.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
80,625.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
132,900.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
87.06%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
161 PEIKERT, Martin.

[TRAVEL POSTERS]. PEIKERT, Martin. Les Diablerets.

ca 1940s. USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 7,500.00
164

[TRAVEL POSTERS]. A group of 2 posters promoting winter sports in Switzerland, comprising:

USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 6,875.00
162 PEIKERT, Martin

[TRAVEL POSTERS]. PEIKERT, Martin (1901-1975), artist. Mont Crans Lachaux Montana.

ca 1940s-1950s. USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 5,000.00
163 ERNST, Otto

[TRAVEL POSTERS]. ERNST, Otto (1884-1967), artist. Montreux-Bernese Oberland Railway.

1954 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 4,375.00
178 JEFFERSON, Thomas

JEFFERSON, Thomas (1743-1826). MADISON, James (1751-1836). SMITH, Robert (1757-1842). Partly-printed document signed ("Th. Jefferson"; "James Madison"; "Rt Smith"), as President, Secretary of State, and Acting Secretary for the Department of War.

-35922 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 3,750.00
165

[TRAVEL POSTERS]. A group of 2 posters promoting skiing in Switzerland and Norway, comprising:

USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 3,125.00
28

[CIVIL WAR]. Sixth plate ambrotype of an unidentified Confederate first lieutenant of infantry.

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 2,813.00
167

[TRAVEL POSTERS]. A group of 3 posters promoting French tourism and winter sports, comprising:

USD 250.00 - 350.00 USD 2,375.00
79

[EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY - PORTRAITURE]. A Daguerreian wall frame containing 18 uncredited sixth plate daguerreotype portraits of men, women, and children, including:

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 1,625.00
181

[LINCOLNIANA]. Plaster bust of Abraham Lincoln.

n.d. USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 1,375.00
84

[EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY - PORTRAITURE]. A group of 9 daguerreotypes of folk art portraits featuring women, including:

USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 1,250.00
51

[CIVIL WAR]. A group of Civil War letters and ephemera representing multiple soldiers, a war-date governor, and including Andersonville POW letter from Private Samuel W. Armington (1837-1913), Co. D, Massachusetts 15th Infantry.

USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 1,125.00
11

[CIVIL WAR]. Quarter plate tintype of Union artillery soldiers on the beach at Hilton Head, South Carolina.

1860s. USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 1,063.00
298 PARSONS, G.W.

[OUTLAWS]. PARSONS, G.W., photographer. Cabinet card of Bill Doolin in death.

n.d. ca 1896. USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 1,063.00
27

[CIVIL WAR]. Half plate tintype of identified Confederate lieutenant housed in a Very Very Rare union wall frame.

ca 1862. USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 1,000.00
13

[CIVIL WAR]. Half plate ambrotype of Union drummer posed with his instrument.

1860s. USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 938.00
20

[CIVIL WAR]. A group of 3 CDVs, featuring outdoor views of W.T. Sherman on horseback and Christopher Augur and staff.

USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 938.00
35

[CIVIL WAR]. A group of 2 albumen photographs of warships, incl. Brown Water Navy tinclad USS St. Clair and shipboard scene.

USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 938.00
235 CRONAU, Rudolf

[EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY] -- [CRONAU, Rudolf].  A group of 34 assorted stereoviews featuring landscapes and manmade structures around the world, with a concentration on the American west, collected by artist Rudolf Cronau.

USD 300.00 - 400.00 USD 938.00
36

[CIVIL WAR]. A group of 3 companion albumen photographs of gunboats at Baton Rouge, USS Conemaugh, Switzerland, and Choctaw.

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 875.00
  • <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.
  • <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.
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