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Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books: Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper

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Auction Name Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper Total Sales (USD) 32,967.00
Auction Date 06/15/2019 - 06/15/2019 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 54,850.00
Sale Number #61519 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 104,700.00
Total Lots 189
Sold Lots 154 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 62,600.00
% of Lots Sold 81.48% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 119,700.00
Unsold Lots 35 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 27.54%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
9385 Maria Sibylla Merian

Merian, Folio - Caiman Holding Snake. 69

1726 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 2,695.00
9384 Maria Sibylla Merian

Merian, Folio - Banana & Moth Metamorphosis. 12

1726 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 2,035.00
9383 Maria Sibylla Merian

Merian, Folio - Butterfly Metamorphosis. 7

1726 USD 1,200.00 - 2,400.00 USD 1,375.00
9389 Prideux John Selby

Selby - Snowy Owl

1819-1834 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 1,100.00
9388 Prideux John Selby

Selby - Great Eared Owl

1819-1834 USD 800.00 - 1,800.00 USD 880.00
9340 Thomas L. McKenney & James Hall

McKenney & Hall, Folio - Eagle of Delight or Hayne Hudjihini

1838 USD 350.00 - 750.00 USD 770.00
9336 Thomas L. McKenney & James Hall

McKenney & Hall, Folio - Jtcho-Tustinnuggee

1838 USD 350.00 - 750.00 USD 715.00
9382 Maria Sibylla Merian

Merian, Folio - Butterfly Metamorphosis. 53

1726 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 687.50
9381 John Gould

Gould - Greenland Falcon (dark race) - 114

1862-1873 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 660.00
9380 John Gould

Gould - Greenland Falcon (dark race, young) - 115

1862-1873 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 467.50
9339 Thomas L. McKenney & James Hall

McKenney & Hall, Folio - Chon-Ca-Pe

1838 USD 350.00 - 750.00 USD 440.00
9341 Thomas L. McKenney & James Hall

McKenney & Hall, Folio - Po-Ca-Hon-Tas

1838 USD 350.00 - 750.00 USD 440.00
9354 Cornelius Nozeman

Nozeman - Great Spotted Woodpecker

1770-1789 USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 385.00
9361 Barbara Regina Dietzsch & Adam Ludwig Wirsing

Dietzsch & Wirsing - Canary

1772-1777 USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 385.00
9376 John Gould

Gould - Hooded Merganser - 536

1862-1873 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 385.00
9379 John Gould

Gould - Tengmalm's Owl - 136

1862-1873 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 385.00
9387 Prideux John Selby

Selby - Short Eared Owl

1819-1834 USD 800.00 - 1,800.00 USD 385.00
9335 Thomas L. McKenney & James Hall

McKenney & Hall, Folio - Nah-Et-Luc-Hopie

1838 USD 350.00 - 750.00 USD 357.50
9351 Cornelius Nozeman

Nozeman - Frontispiece

1770-1789 USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 357.50
9353 Cornelius Nozeman

Nozeman - Oriole

1770-1789 USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 330.00
9267 John James Audubon

Audubon - American Goldfinch. 181

1840-1844 USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 319.00
9268 John James Audubon

Audubon - Snowy Heron. 374

1840-1844 USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 308.00
9338 Thomas L. McKenney & James Hall

McKenney & Hall, Folio - Esh-Tah-Hum-Leah or the Sleepy Eye, A Sioux Chief

1838 USD 350.00 - 750.00 USD 308.00
9362 Barbara Regina Dietzsch & Adam Ludwig Wirsing

Dietzsch & Wirsing - Bee Eater

1772-1777 USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 308.00
9356 Basilius Besler

Besler - Androsaemum, Siciliana, Hypericon

1713 USD 500.00 - 1,500.00 USD 286.00
  • <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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