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 An extraordinary manuscript account of the Philippine Revolution, apparently unpublished, written by a Captain of a ship called in to protect British interests at the outset of the Revolution.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
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    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Robert Indiana, <i>The Book of Love,</i> complete portfolio, artist’s proof set, 1997. $100,000 to $125,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Marcel Vertés, Colette, <i>Chéri,</i> two volumes, deluxe edition, signed by the artist, Paris, 1929. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Virginia Woolf, <i>Orlando,</i> first trade edition, first impression, London, 1928. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Mark Twain, receipt for payment of the Mark Twain Public Library Tax, 1908. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Gustav Klimt, <i>Das Werk von Gustav Klimt,</i> portfolio, collotype plates, 1918. $15,000 to $20,000.
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>A third selection of 16th and 17th<br>Century English Books from<br>the Fox Pointe Manor Library<br>Thursday 21st October 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Hawking & Hunting.- Turberville (George). <i>The Booke of Falconrie or Hawking,</i> second edition, Printed by Thomas Purfoot, 1611. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> George Steevens' copy.- Coryate (Thomas). <i>Coryats Crudities Hastily gobbled up in five Moneths travells in France, Savoy, Italy, Rhetia...,</i> first edition, complete copy, Printed by W. S[tansby], 1611. £4,000 to £6,00
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Butler (Charles). <i>The Feminine Monarchie: or The Historie of Bees,</i> second edition, Printed by John Haviland for Roger Jackson, 1623. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>A third selection of 16th and 17th<br>Century English Books from<br>the Fox Pointe Manor Library<br>Thursday 21st October 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Brathwait (Richard). <i>The English Gentlewoman, drawne out to the full Body: expressing, What Habilliments doe best attire her…,</i> Printed by B. Alsop and T. Fawcet, for Michaell Sparke, 1631. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Glapthorne (Henry). <i>The Ladies Priviledge,</i> first edition, Imprinted...by J. Okes, for Francis Constable, 1640. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Witchcraft.- F. (H.) <i>A true and exact Relation Of the severall Informations, Examinations, and Confessions of the late Witches, arraigned and executed in the County of Essex,</i> first edition, 1645. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>A third selection of 16th and 17th<br>Century English Books from<br>the Fox Pointe Manor Library<br>Thursday 21st October 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Hobbes (Thomas). <i>De Corpore Politico. Or the Elements of Law, Moral & Politick,</i> first edition, 1650. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Early steam engine.- Worcester (Edward Somerset, 2nd Marquis). <i>A Century of the Names and Scantlings of such Inventions…,</i> first edition, 1663. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Cookery.- M[ontagu] (W[alter]). <i>The Queens Closet Opened. Incomparable secrets in physick, chirurgery, preserving and candying, &c,</i> 3 parts in 1 vol., 1674. £1,500 to £2,000.
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    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Speed (John). <i>An Epitome of Mr. John Speed's Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain,</i> 2 parts in 1, 90 engraved maps, Printed for Tho. Basset, and Ric. Chiswel, 1676. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Le Boe (Franciscus). <i>Of Childrens Diseases... also a Treatise of the Rickets,</i> first edition, Printed for George Downs, 1682. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Economics.- Locke (John). <i>Several Papers Relating to Money, Interest and Trade,</i> first collected edition, Printed for A. and J. Churchill, 1696. £2,000 to £3,000.
  • <center><b>Gonnelli Auction House<br>Books and Graphics<br>26th-29th of October 2021</b>
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th- 29th:</b><br>Books from XV to XX Century
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Manuscripts and autographs
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Artist books
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    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Magazines
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th- 29th:</b><br>Books from XV to XX Century
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    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>The Luzzatto High Holiday Mahzor:<br>A Magnificent Illuminated Ashkenazic Prayer Book<br>19 October 2021</b>
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>The Luzzatto High Holiday Mahzor:<br>A Magnificent Illuminated Ashkenazic Prayer Book<br>19 October 2021</b>
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>The Luzzatto High Holiday Mahzor:<br>A Magnificent Illuminated Ashkenazic Prayer Book<br>19 October 2021</b>
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