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North American Auction Company: February Premier Collector Auction

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Auction Name February Premier Collector Auction Total Sales (USD) 19,794.00
Auction Date 02/23/2019 - 02/23/2019 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 17,400.00
Sale Number #157657 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 38,800.00
Total Lots 100
Sold Lots 97 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 17,800.00
% of Lots Sold 97.00% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 39,600.00
Unsold Lots 3 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 49.99%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
113

a RARE original Volk Brewery porcelain enamel advertising sign from Great Falls, Montana.

USD 1,000.00 - 2,500.00 USD 1,020.00
95a

a desirable Hamm's Beer "Scen-O-Rama", light up advertising sign.

USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 900.00
211

an original General Motors Delco advertising sign.

USD 250.00 - 500.00 USD 840.00
95

an original Great Falls Select lighted advertising clock.

USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 780.00
224

an antique reverse painted window pane cigar store sign.

USD 200.00 - 500.00 USD 720.00
225

an original Native American Indian reservation map from 1895.

1895 USD 200.00 - 500.00 USD 570.00
383

a Montana Chief Gasoline advertising sign.

USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 570.00
119

an antique pharmacy stained glass sign from the early 1900's.

early 1900's. USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 480.00
158

The Personal Memoirs of P.H. Sheridan, the United States General.

USD 250.00 - 500.00 USD 450.00
157

“Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant”

1885 USD 300.00 - 600.00 USD 420.00
436

a Indenture apprentice contract from 1789.

1789 USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 420.00
458

a hand painted wooden American Folk Art sign for a Wild West Show.

USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 420.00
126a

a Grizzly Bear Warning sign from Canada.

USD 100.00 - 300.00 USD 360.00
209

an 1876-1877 Chicago White Stockings championship lithograph.

1876-1877 USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 360.00
209a

an 1897 baseball lithograph.

1897 USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 360.00
175

an original Yellowstone National Park Boundary Line Sign with embossed lettering.

USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 330.00
367

a Goodridge-Call Lumber Co.

USD 150.00 - 300.00 USD 330.00
291 Henry M. Stanley

In Darkest Africa

1890 USD 200.00 - 500.00 USD 300.00
397

a Montana Hardware Co.

USD 150.00 - 300.00 USD 300.00
221 George Catlin

“Life Among the Indians”

circa 1895. USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 270.00
222

“Famous Frontiersmen, Pioneers and Scouts” written by E.G. Cattermole

1890 USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 270.00
421

a Winchester authorized dealer advertising sign.

USD 150.00 - 300.00 USD 270.00
28

an original Tootsie Rolls advertising sign.

USD 200.00 - 500.00 USD 240.00
223 James W. Buel

“Heroes of the Plains”

1889 USD 200.00 - 500.00 USD 240.00
228 W. Fletcher Johnson.

Sitting Bull and the Indian War

USD 200.00 - 600.00 USD 240.00
  • <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> Presentation Copy. Sold for $500,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. Autograph Letter Signed, 3 pp, negotiating the 2nd American edition with Appleton. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Hemingway, Ernest. Autograph Letter Signed, 8 pp, Paris, 1924, to his father discussing Bullfighting, Stories, and his new baby. Sold for $25,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Corialanus.</i> London, 1623. 1st printing [Extracted from the First Folio]. Sold for $50,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Swift, Jonathan. <i>Gulliver's Travels.</i> London, 1726. 1st edition, Teerink's A edition, fine, large copy. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Fitzroy, Robert. Autograph Letter Signed to agent Thomas Stilwell, informing him of the progress of H.M.S. Beagle. Sold for $17,575.
    <center><b>Bonhams<br> Property from the Collection of Nicole and William R. Keck II</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Sonnets.</i> 1901. 2 volumes. Printed on vellum and illuminated by Ross Turner, bound by Trautz-Bauzonnet. Sold for $13,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Beardsley, Aubrey. <i>The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur.</i> 1893-94. 2 volumes. Contemporary painted vellum gilt by Chivers. Sold for $5,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Assisi, St. Francis. <i>The Canticle of Brother Sun.</i> Illuminated on vellum, for the Grolier Society. Sold for $7,575.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Rackham, Arthur. <i>Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens.</i> 1/500 copies signed by Rackham. Sold for $4,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Proust, Marcel. <i>Du coté de chez Swann.</i> 1st edition, 1st issue. Inscribed by Proust. Sold for $8,825.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ian Fleming, <i>Goldfinger,</i> first edition, inscribed to Sir Henry Cotton, MBE, London, 1959. Sold for $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Joseph Brant, Mohawk Chief, ALS, writing after pledging support to King George III against American rebels, 1776. Sold for a record $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Sonia Delaunay, <i>Ses Peintures</i> . . ., 20 pochoir plates, Paris, 1925. Sold for a record $13,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Diana, Princess of Wales, 6 autograph letters signed to British <i>Vogue</i> editor, 1989-92. Sold for $10,400.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alexander Hamilton, ALS, as Secretary of the Treasury covering costs of the new U.S. Mint, 1793. Sold for $12,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Benjamin Graham & David L. Dodd, <i>Security Analysis,</i> first edition, inscribed by Graham to a Wall Street trader, NY, 1934. Sold for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> George Barbier & François-Louis Schmied, <i>Personnages de Comédie,</i> Paris, 1922. Sold for $9,375.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Ilsée, Princesse de Tripoli,</i> Paris, 1897. Sold for a record $13,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ralph Waldo Emerson, <i>The Dial,</i> first edition of the reconstituted issue, Emerson’s copy with inscriptions, Cincinnati, 1860. Sold for a record $3,250.
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