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Auction Info

Auction Name
Antiquarian Books, Documents and Prints
Auction Date
08/26/2021 - 08/26/2021
Sale Number
#2141
Total Lots
321
Sold Lots
295
Lots Sold
91.90%
Unsold Lots
26
Total Sales (COP)
153,312,000.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (COP)
55,940,000.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (COP)
55,940,000.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (COP)
70,530,000.00
High Estimate of All Lots (COP)
70,530,000.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
217.37%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
601 Eslava, Sebastián; de Mur, Pedro

Diario de todo lo ocurrido en la expugnación de los fuertes de Bocachica y sitio de la ciudad de Cartagena de las Indias.

1741 COP 4,000,000.00 - 4,000,000.00 COP 13,800,000.00
605

Constitución del Estado de Cartagena de Indias sancionada en 14 de junio del año 1812, segundo de su independencia

1812 COP 4,000,000.00 - 4,000,000.00 COP 8,400,000.00
533 Márquez, Gabriel García

La mala hora [Edición numerada]

1962 COP 600,000.00 - 600,000.00 COP 6,000,000.00
583 [Francis Drake]

Die stadt Cartagena von Francisco Drafen gewonnen

ca. 1590 COP 1,200,000.00 - 1,200,000.00 COP 5,040,000.00
539

Medicina Doméstica ó Casera y Tratado completo sobre los medios de conservar la salud,

1785 COP 950,000.00 - 950,000.00 COP 4,800,000.00
589 Pointis

An Authentic and Particular Account of the Taking of Carthagena by the French in the year 1697

1740 COP 3,800,000.00 - 3,800,000.00 COP 4,560,000.00
634 Senex, John

South America : corrected from the observation communicated to the Royal Societys of London & Paris

1710 COP 950,000.00 - 950,000.00 COP 3,360,000.00
514

La Real Expedición Botánica del Nuevo Reino de Granada. Tomos IV-1, IV-2, V-1, VII.

1985, 1985, 1963 COP 550,000.00 - 550,000.00 COP 3,360,000.00
515

La Real Expedición Botánica del Nuevo Reino de Granada V 1, IX, XXVII, XXXIX, XLV-2

1985, 1955, 1987, 1985. COP 650,000.00 - 650,000.00 COP 3,360,000.00
572

Miscelánea de almanaques

COP 700,000.00 - 700,000.00 COP 3,360,000.00
670

El Coleccionista. Periódico Filatélico y Cartafilo. Año I-II-III. Número 1 al 28

1904-1906 COP 380,000.00 - 380,000.00 COP 3,120,000.00
588 Pointis

Relation de l'expédition de Carthagène fait Par les François M. DC. XCVII.

1698 COP 2,600,000.00 - 2,600,000.00 COP 3,120,000.00
543

Vida de la V. M. Francisca Josefa de la Concepción: religiosa del Convento de Sta. Clara de la ciudad de Tunja en el nuebo reyno de Granada

1817 COP 540,000.00 - 540,000.00 COP 3,000,000.00
598

The Pride of Spain Humbled by Admiral Vernon and Sr. Chai Ocie / Don Blass (de Lezo) //They took Carthagena abril. Ref: Betts # 307

1741 COP 1,500,000.00 - 1,500,000.00 COP 3,000,000.00
636 Bache, Richard

Plan of the City of Bogotá the Capital of the Republic of Colombia

[1827] COP 1,400,000.00 - 1,400,000.00 COP 2,640,000.00
553

El gobierno General de las Provincias Unidas de la Nueva Granada anuncia que, tras la caída de Napoleón

1815 COP 420,000.00 - 420,000.00 COP 2,400,000.00
622 Torres Méndez, Ramón

Traje I Modo de viajar de los campesinos de las tierras altas

ca. 1860 COP 600,000.00 - 600,000.00 COP 2,160,000.00
635

Puerto de Sta Martha

[1787] COP 1,200,000.00 - 1,200,000.00 COP 2,160,000.00
555 Caldas, Francisco José de (dir.)

Semanario de la Nueva Granada

1849 COP 550,000.00 - 550,000.00 COP 2,040,000.00
511 Alquila, Pedro

Verae Effigies Summorum Pontificum Ex Antiquis Numismatibus et picturis Delineatae - Chronologia Summorum Romanorum Pontificum

1675 - ca. 1850 COP 220,000.00 - 220,000.00 COP 1,920,000.00
  • <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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