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Auction Name World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 11/12 Total Sales (USD) 31,415.60
Auction Date 11/19/2019 - 11/19/2019 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 30,645.00
Sale Number #281947 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 43,215.00
Total Lots 194
Sold Lots 192 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 31,445.00
% of Lots Sold 98.97% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 44,415.00
Unsold Lots 2 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 70.73%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
88115

A Quintet of Prisoner of War Camp Notes from Bangalore and Bhopal in India. Very Good or Better.

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,140.00
88062

Cuba Banco Nacional de Cuba 1000 Pesos 1950 Pick 84 20 Examples Very Fine-About Uncirculated.

1950 USD 600.00 - 900.00 USD 840.00
88052

China Sino-Scandinavian Bank, Peking 10 Yuan 1.2.1922 Pick S589A S/M#H192-5b PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ.

1922 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 780.00
88063

Cuba Banco Nacional de Cuba 1 Peso 1953 Pick 86a 12 Consecutive Examples Choice Crisp Uncirculated.

1953 USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 600.00
88164

Oman Central Bank of Oman 10 Rials 1987 / AH1408 Pick 28a PMG Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ S.

1987 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 600.00
88123

A Varied Selection of Issues from Japan. Very Fine or Better.

USD 100.00 - 150.00 USD 540.00
88080

Ecuador Banco Central del Ecuador 1 Sucre 1.10.1901 Pick S151c PMG Very Fine 25.

1901 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 504.00
88010

Belgian Congo Banque du Congo Belge 20 Francs 11.4.1950 Pick 15H PMG Choice Extremely Fine 45 EPQ.

1950 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 420.00
88107

India Reserve Bank of India 10 Rupees ND (1943) Pick 24 Jhun4.6.1 Three Consecutive Examples PMG Choice Uncirculated 64 EPQ.

ND(1943) USD 300.00 - 400.00 USD 408.00
88133

Madagascar Institut d'Emission 1000 Francs = 200 Ariary ND (1966) Pick 59a PMG About Uncirculated 53 EPQ.

ND(1966) USD 275.00 - 375.00 USD 360.00
88051

China Chinese Italian Banking Corporation 1; 5 Yüan 1921 Pick S253; S254; Russo-Asiatic Bank 50 Kopeks; 1; 3; 10 Rubles ND (1917) Pick S473a; S474a (2); S475a; S476a Very Fine or Better.

1921 USD 100.00 - 150.00 USD 336.00
88077

East Caribbean States Central Bank, St. Vincent 100 Dollars ND (1994) Pick 35v PMG Superb Gem Unc 67 EPQ.

ND(1994) USD 250.00 - 350.00 USD 336.00
88101

Hong Kong Chartered Bank 5 Dollars ND (1962-70) Pick 68c; ND (1967) Pick 69 Crisp Uncirculated.

ND(1962-70) USD 100.00 - 150.00 USD 336.00
88143

Mexico Banco de Durango 50 Pesos ND (1913-14) Pick S276As2 M335s Specimen PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ.

ND(1913-14) USD 375.00 - 475.00 USD 336.00
88159

New Zealand Reserve Bank of New Zealand 1 Pound 1.8.1934 Pick 155 PCGS Very Fine 35.

1934 USD 350.00 - 550.00 USD 336.00
88047

China Federal Reserve Bank of China 10 Yuan ND (1941) Pick J74a S/M#C286-74 Two Consecutive Examples PMG Choice Uncirculated 64 EPQ.

ND(1941) USD 150.00 - 200.00 USD 324.00
88053

A Nice Selection from the Provincial Bank of Kwangtung Province in China. Very Fine or Better.

USD 350.00 - 450.00 USD 312.00
88056

Colombia Banco de la Republica 5 Pesos Oro 20.3.1938 Pick 341 PMG Choice Extremely Fine 45 EPQ.

1938 USD 200.00 - 250.00 USD 312.00
88097

Guatemala Banco de Occidente 5 Pesos 15.1.1918 Pick S177 PMG Choice About Unc 58 EPQ.

1918 USD 100.00 - 150.00 USD 301.20
88148

Mexico Banco de Tamaulipas 20 Pesos ND (1902-14) Pick S431ds M522s Specimen PMG Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ.

ND(1902-14) USD 250.00 - 350.00 USD 300.00
88057

Congo Republique Populaire du Congo 10,000 Francs ND (1983) Pick 7 PMG Superb Gem Unc 67 EPQ.

ND(1983) USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 288.00
88100

A Variety of Issues from Hong Kong. Very Fine or Better.

USD 150.00 - 200.00 USD 288.00
88114

India Princely States Hyderabad 5 Rupees ND (1945-46) Pick S273d PMG Choice Very Fine 35.

ND(1945-46) USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 288.00
88167

Pakistan Government of Pakistan 5 Rupees ND (1949) Pick 5 Two Consecutive Examples PMG Choice Very Fine 35 (2).

ND(1949) USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 288.00
88178

Qatar Qatar Monetary Agency 5 Riyals ND (1973) Pick 2a PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ.

ND(1973) USD 250.00 - 300.00 USD 288.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Jane Austen, <i>Sense and Sensibility: A Novel, By a Lady,</i> 3 volumes, London, 1811. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Virginia Woolf, <i>Kew Gardens,</i> limited edition, signed by Woolf & Bell, London, 1927. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> <i>[Arabian Nights],</i> Calcutta II version, 4 volumes, Calcutta & London, 1839-1842. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Princess Diana, 6 ALS to <i>Harper’s Bazaar</i> editor, anticipating Christie’s sale of her dresses for charity, 1995-97. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Jane Austen, <i>Emma,</i> first edition, London, 1816. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Hirohito & Nagako, Emperor & Empress of Japan, 2 photographs signed, showing Nagako in kimono & obi bearing the imperial seal. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Princess Diana, 6 autograph letters signed to <i>Harper’s Bazaar</i> editor Elizabeth Tilberis, anticipating Christie’s announcement of a sale of her dresses for charity, 1995-97. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Sarojini Naidu, complete galley proof of <i>The Broken Wing</i> signed with several holograph pages & an autograph letter signed to writer Edmund Gosse, 1916. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Fernando Pessoa, <i>Mensagem,</i> first edition, presentation copy, signed & inscribed, Lisbon, 1934. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Graham Greene, <i>The Basement Room,</i> first edition, Greene’s personal copy, signed with annotations throughout, London, 1935. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Abraham Lincoln, partly-printed document signed, call for troops issued during America’s first national draft just days before the NYC draft riots, 1863. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b><br><i>Les Chansons de Bilitis</i> by Pierre Louÿs, illustrated by George Barbier & F.L. Schmied, Paris, 1922. $8,000 to $12,000.
  • <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Helvelius. Two Autograph Letters Signed to Francis Aston, Royal Society Secretary, noting his feud with Robert Hooke, 5 pp total, 1685. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Newton, Isaac. Autograph manuscript on God, 4 pp, c.1710, "In the beginning was the Word...."?$100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. First edition, first issue. Untrimmed copy in contemporary boards. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Lincoln, Abraham. Signed photograph, beardless portrait with Civil War provenance. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> IMPEACHMENT. Original engrossed copy of the first Andrew Johnson impeachment resolution vote. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Mucha, Alphonse. 11 original pencil drawings for?<i>Andelicek z Baroku,</i> "Litte Baroque Angel," Prague, 1929. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Einstein, Albert. Annotated Galley Proofs for <i>The Meaning of Relativity.</i> 1921. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Silverstein, Shel. Original maquette for <i>The Giving Tree,</i> 34 original drawings. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Roth, Philip. Typed Manuscript with substantial autograph corrections for an unpublished sequel to <i>The Breast.</i> $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Taupin, Bernie. Autograph Manuscript, the original draft of lyrics for Elton John's "Candle in the Wind," 2 pp, 1973. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> HARVEY, WILLIAM. <i>De Motu Cordis et Sanguinis in Animalibus Anatomica Exercitatio.</i> Padua: 1643. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> CESALPINO, ANDREA. <i>Peripateticarum Quaestionum Libri Quinque.</i> Venice: 1571. $30,000 to $40,000.
  • <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Leon TOLSTOÏ. <i>Anna Karenina.</i> Moscou, 1878. First and full edition of the Russian novel, in the author’s language.<br>Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Mark TWAIN. <i>Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade).</i> New York, 1885. First American edition.<br>Est. 5 000 / 6 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Walt WHITMAN. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn, New York, 1856. Second edition gathering 32 poems. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Karen BLIXEN. <i>Out of Africa.</i> Londres, 1937. First edition in the UK, before Danish translation and American release.<br>Est. 1 500 / 2 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Ernest HEMINGWAY. <i>A Farewell to Arms.</i> New York, 1929. First edition with $2.50 on the dust and A on the copyright page.<br>Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Ulysses.</i> Paris, Shakespeare and Company, 1922. First edition published by Sylvia Beach. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Dubliners.</i> Londres, 1914. First edition. Nice copy in publisher’s cardboard. Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Franz KAFKA. 8 novels in German first edition, published in München, Leipzig and Berlin 1916-1931. Est. from 300 / 400 to 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> David Herbert LAWRENCE. <i>Lady Chatterley's Lover.</i> Florence, 1928. Privately printed first edition. Est. 4 000 / 5 000 €
    John STEINBECK. <i>The Grapes of Wrath.</i> New York, 1939. First edition. Nice copy with $2.75 on the cover. Est. 1 000 / 1 200 €
  • <center><b>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana<br>February 20, 2020</b>
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Harriet Tubman Cabinet Card by H.S. Squyer, Auburn, NY, 1892. $10,000 to $15,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Scarce <i>Events of the Tulsa Disaster,</i> First Edition, 1922. $4,000 to $6,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Unpublished CDV of Frederick Douglass by Benjamin F. Smith, 1864. $3,000 to $5,000
    <center><b>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana<br>February 20, 2020</b>
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> California Imprint of <i>President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation</i> Broadside, 1864. $10,000 to $15,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> John C.H. Grabill Cabinet Card of Buffalo Soldier Wearing Buffalo Coat, ca 1886. $8,000 to $10,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Rare <i>What Mrs. Fisher Knows About Old Southern Cooking,</i> 2nd Cookbook Published by African American. $6,000 to $8,000
    <center><b>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana<br>February 20, 2020</b>
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Frederick Douglass Walking Stick, 1888. $3,000 to $5,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Only Known Slave Narrative Published Independently in California, <i>Life and Adventures of James Williams.</i> $2,000 to $4,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Rare First Edition of History of Black Literature, Abbé Grégoire <i>De La Littérature des Nègres</i>. $2,500 to $3,000
    <center><b>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana<br>February 20, 2020</b>
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> African American Soldier and Medal of Honor Winner Christian A. Fleetwood CDV, PLUS. $8,000 to $10,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Jack Johnson vs. Jim Jeffries Pennant, 1910 Reno, Nevada. $2,000 to $4,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Joe Gans Photograph at 1906 Goldfield, Nevada Fight by Percy Dana. $600 to $800
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