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Auction Name Rare Books - Internet bidstart 11/21 Total Sales (USD) 32,171.00
Auction Date 11/28/2019 - 11/28/2019 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 38,570.00
Sale Number #79 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 45,995.00
Total Lots 610
Sold Lots 173 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 172,737.00
% of Lots Sold 28.36% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 206,688.00
Unsold Lots 437 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 15.57%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
14 Stern (Irma)

CONGO (Number 6 of 300 signed copies)

1943 USD 3,500.00 - 4,500.00 USD 3,938.00
5 Burton (Richard F.)

LAKE REGIONS OF CENTRAL AFRICA:

1860 USD 1,400.00 - 1,600.00 USD 1,680.00
551 Keynes (John Maynard)

THE GENERAL THEORY OF EMPLOYMENT, INTEREST AND MONEY

1936 USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,577.00
23 Paterson (Lieutenant William)

A NARRATIVE OF FOUR JOURNEYS INTO THE COUNTRY OF THE HOTTENTOTS AND CAFFRARIA

1789 USD 1,200.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,313.00
507 Harper Lee

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

1960 USD 1,200.00 - 1,500.00 USD 900.00
2 Theophil Sigfrid Bayer (1696-1738)

HISTORIA OSRHOENA ET EDESSENA EX NUMIS ILLUSTRATA

1734 USD 1,200.00 - 1,200.00 USD 750.00
16 Chapman (James)

TRAVELS IN THE INTERIOR OF SOUTH AFRICA

1868 USD 900.00 - 1,000.00 USD 750.00
484 [Mandela (Nelson) Signed edition]

A DICTIONARY OF SOUTH AFRICAN ENGLISH ON HISTORICAL PRINCIPLES (South African Words and Their Origins)

1996 USD 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 USD 750.00
481 Colonel H. St. Clair Wilkins

Reconnoitring in Abyssinia.

1870 USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 552.00
17 Dalrymple (Alexander)

AN ACCOUNT OF THE LOSS OF THE GROSVENOR INDIAMAN

1785 USD 400.00 - 500.00 USD 504.00
7 Salvage from the Birkenhead. 1852.

Quill case and sealed bottle of mercury from the Birkenhead.

USD 700.00 - 700.00 USD 500.00
21 Holub (Emil)

SEVEN YEARS IN SOUTH AFRICA

1881 USD 600.00 - 700.00 USD 500.00
67 Charles John Andersson

THE OKAVANGO RIVER (first British edition)

1861 USD 250.00 - 400.00 USD 473.00
84 Stout, Captain Benjamin

Cape of Good Hope and its Dependencies (1820) . . .

1820 USD 450.00 - 550.00 USD 473.00
57 Major Evan M. Jack

ON THE CONGO FRONTIER

1914 USD 320.00 - 380.00 USD 420.00
502 Mayson (John Schofield)

THE MALAYS OF CAPE TOWN

1861 USD 500.00 - 600.00 USD 400.00
66 Charles John Andersson

LAKE NGAMI (with lithographs)

1856 USD 425.00 - 525.00 USD 395.00
213 Daniell (William)

THE ORIENTAL ANNUAL

1835 USD 150.00 - 200.00 USD 357.00
531 Selous (Frederick Courteney)

TRAVEL AND ADVENTURE IN SOUTH-EAST AFRICA (signed copy)

1893 USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 350.00
556 John Wyndham

THE DAY OF THE TRIFFIDS

1951 USD 450.00 - 550.00 USD 350.00
191 De Villiers (Christoffel Coetzee)

GESLACHT-REGISTER DER OUDE KAAPSCHE FAMILIEN.

1893 -1894 USD 300.00 - 400.00 USD 315.00
15 Chapman (Captain Charles)

A VOYAGE FROM SOUTHAMPTON TO CAPE TOWN (Presentation Copy)

1872 USD 350.00 - 400.00 USD 300.00
146 Alan R.I. Hiley and John A. Hassell

THE MOBILE BOER - BEING THE RECORD OF THE OBSERVATIONS OF TWO BURGHER OFFICERS

nd (1902) USD 400.00 - 450.00 USD 300.00
539 Captain Henry Hallam Parr

A Sketch of the Kafir and Zulu Wars. Guadana to Isandhlwana (copy inscribed by the author, Anglo-Zulu War, 1880)

1880 USD 500.00 - 500.00 USD 300.00
212 Schoonbee (Eliz-Marie) comp

J H PIERNEEF 1886 - 1957

no date USD 200.00 - 250.00 USD 272.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Abraham Lincoln, <i>Emancipation Proclamation by the President of the United States,</i> pamphlet, 1862. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Family papers of the distinguished Ruby-Jackson family, Portland, Maine, 1853-1961. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Family papers of the Confederate Vice President Alexander Stephens & the persons who served him, 1866-1907. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Autograph book with inscriptions by orators Moses Roper & Peter Williams, 1821-54. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Archive of letters, postcards, and greeting cards sent by Romare Bearden, 1949-87. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b><br>E. Simms Campbell, <i>A Night-Club Map of Harlem,</i> in inaugural issue of Manhattan, 1933. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Papers of the comedian Nipsey Russell, including a letter from MLK, 1929-2000. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Early German-American anti-slavery broadside, <i>Sclaven-Handel,</i> Philadelphia, 1794. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Edmonia Lewis, prominent sculptor, carte-de-visite by Henry Rocher, c. 1866-71. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b><br><i>The Black Panther: Black Community News Service,</i> 44 issues, San Francisco, 1967-1971. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ernest Withers, <i>I Am A Man, Sanitation Workers Strike,</i> silver print, 1968. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>March For Freedom Now!,</i> poster for the 1960 Republican Convention. $4,000 to $6,000.
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