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Auction Info

Auction Name
Quinn's Book Department Catalog Auction
Auction Date
07/08/2021 - 07/08/2021
Sale Number
#70821
Total Lots
318
Sold Lots
286
Lots Sold
89.94%
Unsold Lots
32
Total Sales (USD)
179,489.10
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
88,680.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
136,300.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
102,660.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
157,320.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
114.09%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
294

5 boxes. Bondage Erotica collection.

USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 13,335.00
109 Huxley, Aldous.

Huxley. Brave New World. 1932. Sgd.

1932 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 12,065.00
223 Steele, Frederick Dore.

Steele. Slavering Hound. Illustration. 1901-2.

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 8,255.00
164

15th c. Vellum Manuscript. Rule of St. Augustine.

late 15th century. USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 5,715.00
304 Viala, Pierre & Vermorel, Victor.

Vermorel. Ampelographie. 1901-09.

USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 3,810.00
175 Bentham, Jeremy. (1748-1832).

Bentham. Sammelband of 13 pamphlets. 1817-1831.

1830 USD 300.00 - 400.00 USD 3,556.00
120 Voltaire, François Marie Arouet de.

Oeuvres Completes De Voltaire. 70 vols. 1785-9.

1785-1789. USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 2,794.00
169 Bacon, Sir Francis.

Bacon. The Twoo Books. 1605.

1605 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 2,794.00
101 Hardy, Thomas.

Hardy. Jude the Obscure. 1896. First Ed. Sgd.

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 2,667.00
52

2 vols. Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper.

1860, 1861 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 2,413.00
165 Nostradamus.

Nostradamus. True Prophecies. 2nd English Ed. 1685

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 2,413.00
254 John & William Cary.

Cary's New Celestial Globe on Stand. c.1800.

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 2,413.00
260 Hondius, Henricus.

Hondius. Nova Virginiae Tabula. 1633.

1633 USD 1,200.00 - 1,600.00 USD 2,286.00
251 de Afferden, Francisco.

De Affereden. Et Atlas Abreviado. 1709.

1709 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 2,032.00
265 Rijn, Rembrandt van

2 Rembrandt etchings. Inc. Self Portrait.

USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 2,032.00
264 Durer, Albrecht

Durer. Christ Carrying the Cross. Woodcut. 1511.

USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 1,905.00
6

Officium Beatae Mariae Virginis. Fine binding.

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 1,651.00
78 Thomas Jefferson.

Thomas Jefferson. Notes on Virginia. 1802.

1802 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 1,524.00
238

6 vols. Lovecraft and Derleth. Arkham House.

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 1,524.00
59 Kennedy, Robert.

Kennedy. Just Friends and Brave Enemies. Sgd.

1962 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,397.00
  • <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 Jul 15:</b> Jessie Tarbox Beals, archive of signed photographs, 15 silver prints, c. 1930. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <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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