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Auction Name Weekly World Currency Internet bidstart 7/30 Total Sales (USD) 32,804.60
Auction Date 08/06/2019 - 08/06/2019 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 26,355.00
Sale Number #281932 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 36,220.00
Total Lots 155
Sold Lots 155 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 26,355.00
% of Lots Sold 100.00% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 36,220.00
Unsold Lots 0 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 90.57%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
86147

Thailand Government of Siam 10 Baht 15.4.1934 Pick 24 PMG Choice About Unc 58 EPQ.

1934 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 1,440.00
86149

Tunisia Banque Centrale de Tunise 5 Dinars 1.11.1960 Pick 60 PMG Choice Uncirculated 64 EPQ.

1960 USD 150.00 - 200.00 USD 1,170.00
86053

Cuba Banco Nacional de Cuba 100 Pesos 1960 Pick 93s2 Specimen PMG Superb Gem Unc 67 EPQ.

1960 USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 900.00
86120

Mexico Banco de Tamaulipas 100 Pesos 10.1.1914 Pick S433c M524c PMG Very Fine 30.

1914 USD 300.00 - 400.00 USD 810.00
86150

Western Samoa Bank of Western Samoa 5 Pounds ND (1963) Pick 15a PMG Choice Uncirculated 63 EPQ.

ND(1963) USD 200.00 - 250.00 USD 705.60
86114

Mexico Banco Mercantil de Monterrey 10 Pesos 27.7.1911 Pick S353Ab M425c PMG Choice Extremely Fine 45 EPQ.

1911 USD 300.00 - 400.00 USD 516.00
86145

Sudan Bank of Sudan 20 Pounds 1981 Pick 22 Commemorative PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ.

1981 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 504.00
86041

Cuba Banco Nacional de Cuba 50 Pesos 1960 Pick 81s3 Specimen PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ.

1960 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 456.00
86086

Guinea Banque Centrale 500 Francs 1.3.1960 Pick 14a PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ.

1960 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 456.00
86074

France Banque de France 5000 Francs 2.5.1957 Pick 131d PCGS Choice About New 58PPQ.

1957 USD 275.00 - 375.00 USD 432.00
86092

India Reserve Bank of India 1000 Rupees ND (1975) Pick 65a Jhun&Rez 6.9.4.1 PMG Choice Very Fine 35.

ND(1975) USD 275.00 - 325.00 USD 432.00
86115

Mexico Banco de Nuevo Leon 1 Peso 15.1.1893 Pick S359a M433a PMG Very Fine 25.

1893 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 432.00
86137

Saudi Arabia Monetary Agency 5 Riyals ND (1968) / AH1379 Pick 12a PMG Superb Gem Unc 67 EPQ.

ND(1968) USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 432.00
86152

Yugoslavia National Bank 10 Dinara 1.11.920 Pick 21s Specimen PMG About Uncirculated 55 EPQ.

1920 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 432.00
86117

Mexico Banco Occidental 20 Pesos 1.1.1900 Pick S410a M497a PMG Fine 12.

1900 USD 200.00 - 250.00 USD 408.00
86054

Cuba Banco Nacional de Cuba 20 Pesos 1961 Pick 97x C.I.A. Counterfeit PMG Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ.

1961 USD 300.00 - 400.00 USD 384.00
86103

Mexico Banco de la Republica 20 Pesos 1918 Pick 13s M320s Specimen PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ.

1918 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 384.00
86119

Mexico Banco De Tabasco 10 Pesos 11.9.1903 Pick S425b M514c PMG Very Fine 30.

1903 USD 300.00 - 400.00 USD 384.00
86148

Tunisia Banque Centrale de Tunise 1 Dinar ND (ca. 1958) Pick 58 PMG About Uncirculated 55.

ND(ca.1958) USD 150.00 - 200.00 USD 372.00
86055

Cuba Banco Nacional de Cuba 1; 5; 10; 20; 50; 100 Pesos 1961 Pick 94s; 95s; 96s; 97s; 98s; 99s Six Specimen Examples PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ; Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ (3); Choice Uncirculated 64; Choice About Unc 58 EPQ.

1961 USD 200.00 - 250.00 USD 348.00
86011

Canada Dominion of Canada $1 3.1.1911 DC-18b PMG Very Fine 30.

1911 USD 300.00 - 350.00 USD 336.00
86070

Fiji Government of Fiji 10 Shillings 1.10.1965 Pick 52e PCGS Very Choice New 64.

1965 USD 275.00 - 325.00 USD 336.00
86084

Guadeloupe Caisse Centrale de la France d'Outre-Mer 100 Francs ND (1947-49) Pick 35 PMG Choice Uncirculated 63 EPQ.

ND(1947-49) USD 275.00 - 375.00 USD 336.00
86082

Great Britain Treasury Note 1 Pound ND (1922-23) Pick 359a Two Consecutive Examples PMG About Uncirculated 55; About Uncirculated 53.

ND(1922-23) USD 375.00 - 425.00 USD 313.20
86112

Mexico Banco de Guanajuato 2 Pesos ND (1913-14) Pick S288s M349s Specimen PMG Choice Uncirculated 64 EPQ.

ND(1913-14) USD 175.00 - 225.00 USD 312.00
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including Property from<br>The Eric C. Caren Collection<br>Bidding Closes July 21st</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Albert Einstein. Typed letter signed “A. Einstein” to Ensign Guy H. Raner Jr. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Alfred Swaine Taylor. Early "photogenic drawing" photograph of a fern. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> The Chicago Seven. Cook County Jail identification cards. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including Property from<br>The Eric C. Caren Collection<br>Bidding Closes July 21st</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Harper Lee. A fine group of letters to Claudia Durst Johnson and other manuscript material. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> A. R. Gurrey Jr.. The Surf Riders of Hawaii. Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> George Herman “Babe” Ruth. The Babe Ruth Story by Babe Ruth as told to Bob Considine. $10,000 to $15,000.
  • <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>The Collectors’ Sale<br>July 7 – 15, 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> O'Fihely, Maurice Abp. <i>Questiones subtilissme Scoti in metaphysicam Aristotelis</i>, Venice (Octavianus Scoti) 20th November 1497. 8,000 to 12,000 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Pococke (Richard). <i>A Description of the East and some other Countries,</i> 3 vols. in 2, L. (W. Bowyer) 1743. 2,250 to 3,500 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Keogh (John). <i>Botanalogia Universalis Hibernica, or A General Irish Herbal Calculated for this Kingdom, giving an account of the Herbs, Scrubs…</i>, Corke (George Harrison) 1735. 1,000 to 1,500 €
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>The Collectors’ Sale<br>July 7 – 15, 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Perry (Charles). <i>A View of the Levant particularly of Constantinople, Syria, Egypt and Greece,</i> L. (T. Woodward) 1743. 800 to 1,200 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Shaw (Thomas). <i>Travels, or Observations Relating to Several Parts of Barbary and the Levant,</i>, Oxford (The Theatre) 1738. 600 to 700 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> [French (Nicholas) Bishop of Ferns] Attributed, <i>Recit Exact et Fidele de la Vente et Partage du Roiaume d'Irlande Fait Sous Charles II…,</i> Milan (Chez Charles Joseph Quinto) 1724. 500 to 700 €
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>The Collectors’ Sale<br>July 7 – 15, 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> [French (V. Rev.Dr. Nicholas, Bp of Ferns.)] <i>The Unkinde Desertor of Loyall Men and True Frinds,</i> 12mo, n.p. 1676. 500 to 700 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Yeats (W.B.) <i>Plays and Controversies,</i>, N.Y. (The MacMillan Company) 1924, Signed Limited Edn. 500 to 700 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Barrie (J.M.) & Thomson (Hugh) illus. <i>Quality Street, a Comedy in Four Acts,</i> L. (Hodder and Stoughton) 1901, Limited Edition, signed by the artist. 500 to 700 €
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>The Collectors’ Sale<br>July 7 – 15, 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Molyneaux (William). <i>The Case of Ireland's being bound by Acts of Parliament in England Stated,</i> [London 1719]. 200 to 300 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Johnston's (W. & A.) Map of South Africa, to illustrate the Military Operations 1900. 100 to 150 €
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Adam Smith, <i>Wealth of Nations,</i> first edition, descended from William Alexander, London, 1776. $70,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> George Gershwin, photograph signed & inscribed with autograph musical quotation, <i>An American in Paris,</i> 1928. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Friedrich Engels, <i>The Condition of the Working Class in England,</i> first edition, NY, 1887. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> <i>Bury St. Edmunds Witch Trials,</i> first edition, London, 1682. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Robert Rey, <i>Estampes,</i> complete portfolio of 12 wood engravings, Paris, 1950. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Archive of 47 letters by Enrico Caruso to a lady friend, 1906-20. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Books of Hours in Flemish, Netherlands, 15th century. $8,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Jack Kerouac, <i>Doctor Sax,</i> deluxe limited edition, signed, NY, 1959. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Walt Disney, signature on title-page of Ward Greene’s <i>Lady and the Tramp,</i> first edition, first printing. $3,000 to $4,000.
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>July 16, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Ptolomaeus (Claudius). <i>Cosmographia,</i> first edition, Vicenza, Hermann Liechtenstein, 13 September 1475. £150,000 to £200,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Schoener (Johann). <i>Opera mathematica,</i> 3 parts in 1, first edition,The Honeyman copy in contemporary binding, Nuremberg, J. Montanus and U. Neuber, 1551. £30,000 to £40,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Lucian of Samosata. <i>Dialogoi, editio princeps,</i> with fine illuminated title-page, Florence, Lorenzo de Alopa, 1496. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>July 16, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Pian (Jean Baptiste de). [Architectural Alphabet], 26 chromolithographs by Leopold Muller after Pian, Vienna, 1842-44. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Rogers (Bruce).- Holy Bible (The)..., one of 200 copies on handmade paper, designed by Bruce Rogers, bound in modern crimson morocco, gilt, Oxford, 1935. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Jenner (Edward). <i>An Inquiry into the Causes and Effects of the Variolae Vaccinae…,</i> first edition, Printed for the Author, by Sampson Low, 1798. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>July 16, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Voyages.- Cook (Capt. James).- Parkinson (Sydney). <i>A Journal of a Voyage to the South Seas, in his Majesty's Ship the Endeavour,</i> second edition, Charles Dilly...& James Phillips, 1784. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> [Clemens (Samuel Langhorne)] "Mark Twain". <i>Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,</i> first edition, first state, New York, Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> [Voight (Hans Henning)], "Alastair". Herod, for 'Salome: Drame en un Acte', original drawing in red & black ink over pencil, [c.1922]. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>July 16, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> James (M.R.) <i>Ghost Stories of an Antiquary,</i> first edition, signed presentation inscription from the author to A.C. Benson, 1904. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Remarque (Erich Maria). <i>All Quiet on the Western Front,</i> first English edition, signed presentation inscription from the author, 1929. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Ashendene Press.- More (Sir Thomas). <i>A Fruteful and Pleasaunt Worke...Utopia,</i> one of 100 copies, bound in black goatskin by J.Franklin Mowery, Ashendene Press, 1906. £3,000 to £4,000.
  • <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 1. Albertus Magnus, De Natura Locorum, 2nd edn, 1515. £3000 to £4000.
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 22. George Cooke, Scenery of the East India Islands, 1811-13. £4500 to £5500.
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 23. J.M. Crozet, Nouveau vouage a la Mer du Sud, 1st edn, 1783. £4000 to £6000.
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 27. J.P.J.Du Bois, Vies des Gouverneurs Generaux, 1st edn, 1763. £1200 to £1800.
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 28. Wm Ellis, Authentic Narrative...Captain Cook, 1st edn, 1782. £2500 to £3500.
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 31. Thomas Forrest, Voyage to New Guinea, 1st edn, 1779. £1500 to £2000.
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 32. Forster & Forster, Voyage round the World, 1st edn, 1777-78. £4500 to £5500.
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 38. Gianetti, Elogy of Captain James Cook, 1st edn, 1785. £2500 to £3500.
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 46. Otto von Kotzebue, Entdeckungs Reise, 1st edn, 1821. £3500 to £4500.
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 52. Alejandro Malaspina, Viaje politico-scientifico, 1st edn, 1885. £2000 to £3000.
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 60. Sydney Parkinson, Journal of Voyage to the South Seas, large paper, 1773. £4500 to £5500.
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 64. Nathaniel Portlock, A Voyage round the World, 1st edn, 1789. £4000 to £6000.
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