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Alexander Historical Auctions

Auction Info

Auction Name
Summer Historical Auction 2021 - Day 1
Auction Date
08/24/2021 - 08/24/2021
Sale Number
#82421
Total Lots
648
Sold Lots
513
Lots Sold
79.17%
Unsold Lots
135
Total Sales (USD)
259,612.50
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
152,050.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
217,680.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
199,100.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
283,640.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
91.53%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
395

IWO JIMA BATTLE DIARY, MINESWEEPER FLAG, AND SAILOR'S EFFECTS

1945 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 28,125.00
1 ADOLF HITLER

ADOLF HITLER REFUSES CHIANG KAI-SHEK'S DESPERATE PLEA AS CHINA COLLAPSES

1937-1938 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 10,000.00
5 ADOLF HITLER

ADOLF HITLER

1934 USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 USD 9,375.00
570

THE MILITARY MEDALS OF GEN. EUGEN VON SCHOBERT, K.I.A. EASTERN FRONT

USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 9,375.00
7 ADOLF HITLER

ADOLF HITLER

1934 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 4,375.00
6 ADOLF HITLER

ADOLF HITLER

1941 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 3,750.00
506

'OUR RULERS' ELECTION POSTER

1933 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 3,437.50
487

GERMAN 'JUDE' CLOTH STAR OF DAVID

USD 750.00 - 1,000.00 USD 3,125.00
13 ADOLF HITLER

ADOLF HITLER

1935 USD 1,400.00 - 1,800.00 USD 2,812.50
494

FEMALE SS GUARD'S IDENTITY CARD FROM RAVENSBRUCK

USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD 2,500.00
11 MARTIN BORMANN

MARTIN BORMANN

1934 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 2,375.00
12 ADOLF HITLER

ADOLF HITLER

1934 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 2,375.00
288 MAGDA GOEBBELS

MAGDA GOEBBELS

1938 USD 800.00 - 1,000.00 USD 2,375.00
14 ADOLF HITLER

ADOLF HITLER

1941 USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD 2,250.00
88 DOUGLAS MACARTHUR

DOUGLAS MACARTHUR IS RECOMMENDED FOR THE COMMAND OF THE 42ND 'RAINBOW' DIVISION

1918 USD 700.00 - 900.00 USD 2,125.00
780

HIMMLER NEW YEARS EVE CARD TO SS

1942 USD 100.00 - 150.00 USD 2,125.00
394 GEN. CLARENCE R. HUEBNER

GEN. CLARENCE R. HUEBNER'S WAR DEPARTMENT MAPS OF NORMANDY (4)

1943 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 2,125.00
173 GUNTHER BLUMENTRITT

GUNTHER BLUMENTRITT'S HANDWRITTEN ACCOUNT OF THE JULY 20 PLOT

1944 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 2,125.00
787

JAPANESE INTERNMENT ORDER, SAN FRANCISCO

1942 USD 600.00 - 700.00 USD 2,000.00
218 HERMANN GORING

HERMANN GORING

1942 USD 700.00 - 900.00 USD 2,000.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Pancho Villa, passport for a news correspondent covering the Mexican revolution, signed, 1914. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Nirvana’s <i>Nevermind,</i> CD insert signed & inscribed days after release by Cobain, inscribed by Novoselic, 1991. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <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.
    <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> 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
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Cars & more
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Magazines
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th- 29th:</b><br>Books from XV to XX Century
  • <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>
    <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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