Auction Reports

Addison and Sarova

Auction Info

Auction Name
Rare Books, Manuscripts and Ephemera
Auction Date
09/11/2021 - 09/11/2021
Sale Number
#1030
Total Lots
311
Sold Lots
294
Lots Sold
94.53%
Unsold Lots
17
Total Sales (USD)
136,092.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
35,475.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
186,700.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
56,985.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
233,800.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
58.21%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
20 Dickens, Charles.

GREAT EXPECTATIONS.

1861 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 9,600.00
38

Folio. An extraordinary manuscript account of the Philippine Revolution, apparently unpublished, written by a Captain of a ship called in to protect British interests at the outset of the Revolution.

Ca. 1896-7. USD 1,200.00 - 12,000.00 USD 9,600.00
29 Kerr, Robert.

A GENERAL HISTORY AND COLLECTION OF VOYAGES AND TRAVELS.

1811-1824. USD 150.00 - 1,500.00 USD 7,800.00
18

A large manuscript privateering contract.

1758 USD 300.00 - 3,000.00 USD 6,000.00
21

Miniature circa 19th c. manuscript Koran,

circa 19th c. USD 300.00 - 3,000.00 USD 6,000.00
53 Tieleman Jansz van Braght.

DER BLUTIGE SCHAU-PLATZ ODER MARTYRER-SPIEGEL DER TAUFFS....

1748-1749. USD 1,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 4,200.00
9

18th century manuscript, stitched folio, 80 pages, (including several blank pages.)

18th century USD 1,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 3,000.00
15 Gerard, John.

[THE HERBALL, OR, GENERALL HISTORIES OF PLANTES.]

1597 USD 200.00 - 2,000.00 USD 2,700.00
257

Far East photograph album, 1908-1912.

1908-1912. USD 200.00 - 2,000.00 USD 2,160.00
19 Dickens, Charles.

[WORKS.]

1892 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 2,160.00
196

Signed partially printed document signed by William Claiborne giving protection to Pedro Faustius of New Orleans to travel to Havana.

1810 USD 100.00 - 1,000.00 USD 1,680.00
112 Conrad, Joseph.

THE SECRET AGENT / A DRAMA IN THREE ACTS.

1923 USD 50.00 - 500.00 USD 1,560.00
32 Wade, John Peter; Sharma, Benudhar, ed.

AN ACCOUNT OF ASSAM.

1927 USD 150.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,320.00
39

Inscription, "Faithfully Yours," signed by Charles Dickens, Tremont House, Boston, and dated First February 1842.

1842 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,320.00
41

Large archive of letters from Jews in Germany before and during WWII, written to an American immigrant.

USD 500.00 - 5,000.00 USD 1,320.00
52 Diego de Santistevan Osorio.

[QUARTA Y QUINTA PARTE DE LA ARAUCANA.]

ca. 1598. USD 100.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,320.00
16

Autograph note, to publisher's Chapman and Hall, reading simply "Wait" and signed by Charles Dickens.

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,200.00
280 [Society of Foliophiles.

Printed Pages from European Literature.]

1925 USD 80.00 - 800.00 USD 1,200.00
49 [Davenant, William.]

A POEM, WRITEN BY A PERSON OF HONOUR.

1708 USD 500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 1,200.00
23 Stoker, Bram.

DRACULA'S GUEST / AND OTHER WEIRD STORIES.

1914 USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 1,140.00
  • <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>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.
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