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Australian Book Auctions: Australia and the Pacific, Voyages and Travels, Maps, Ephemera, Literature, Natural History including Angling etc.

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Auction Name Australia and the Pacific, Voyages and Travels, Maps, Ephemera, Literature, Natural History including Angling etc. Total Sales (AUD) 126,269.20
Auction Date 09/21/2020 - 09/21/2020 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (AUD) 84,510.00
Sale Number #97 High Estimate of Lots Sold (AUD) 131,940.00
Total Lots 213
Sold Lots 164 Low Estimate of All Lots (AUD) 114,640.00
% of Lots Sold 77.00% High Estimate of All Lots (AUD) 180,270.00
Unsold Lots 49 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 70.04%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
164 JOHNSON, Samuel.

A DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE,

1755 AUD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 AUD 11,980.00
184 SWIFT, Jonathan.

TRAVELS INTO SEVERAL REMOTE NATIONS OF THE WORLD.

1726 AUD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 AUD 7,787.00
209 NEWTON, Helmut.

SUMO.

1999 AUD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 AUD 7,188.00
30 RICKMAN, John.

JOURNAL OF CAPTAIN COOK’S LAST VOYAGE TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN,

1781 AUD 4,000.00 - 7,000.00 AUD 6,589.00
72 PTOLEMY. RUSCELLI, Girolamo.

LA GEOGRAFIA DI CLAUDIO TOLOMEO,

1561 AUD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 AUD 5,990.00
21 MARRA, John.

JOURNAL OF THE RESOLUTION’S VOYAGE,

1775 AUD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 AUD 5,031.60
75 SEUTTER, (Matthaeus).

DIVERSI GLOBI TERR-AQUEI

circa 1730). AUD 1,500.00 - 3,000.00 AUD 4,312.80
57 DU VAL, P.

CARTE DES INDES ORIENTALES.

1665 AUD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 AUD 3,833.60
67 MAFFEI, Peter.

INDIARUM ORIENTALIUM OCCIDENTALIUMQUE DESCRIPTIO,

1589 AUD 1,500.00 - 3,000.00 AUD 3,833.60
37 SPENCER, Walter Baldwin (editor).

REPORT ON THE WORK OF THE HORN SCIENTIFIC EXPEDITION TO CENTRAL AUSTRALIA.

1896 AUD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 AUD 3,594.00
56 CORONELLI, Vincenzo.

MARE DEL SUD

circa 1691. AUD 2,600.00 - 3,600.00 AUD 3,114.80
8 DUTTON, Henry Hampden.

ACROSS AUSTRALIA BY MOTOR.

[1909]. AUD 800.00 - 1,200.00 AUD 2,635.60
146 BARBIER, George (illust): Paul VERLAINE.

FETES GALANTES.

September 1928. AUD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 AUD 2,635.60
39 STOKES, John Lort.

DISCOVERIES IN AUSTRALIA;

1846 AUD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 AUD 2,276.20
61 HISCOCKS, F.E., & Co.

NEW VICTORIAN COUNTIES ATLAS 1874.

1874 AUD 500.00 - 700.00 AUD 2,276.20
52 BUNTING, Heinrich.

EUROPA PRIMA PARS

1581]. AUD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 AUD 2,156.40
93 MACQUARIE, Major-General Lachlan, Governor.

ORIGINAL LAND GRANT

1821 AUD 1,500.00 - 3,000.00 AUD 2,156.40
43 CHEVALIER, Nicholas.

FINE PORTRAIT DRAWING OF DAVID LIVINGSTONE.

AUD 800.00 - 1,200.00 AUD 1,677.20
156 DOYLE, A. Conan.

THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES,

1902 AUD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 AUD 1,557.40
81 ZATTA, Antonio.

NUOVE SCOPERTE

1776 AUD 800.00 - 1,200.00 AUD 1,437.60
4 CORDELL, H.

ILLUSTRATED HANDBOOK OF THE BAY.

1876-7. AUD 600.00 - 800.00 AUD 1,317.80
53 COOK, Lieut. J.

A CHART OF NEW SOUTH WALES, OR THE EAST COAST OF NEW HOLLAND

1773 AUD 300.00 - 500.00 AUD 1,317.80
10 EVANS, George William.

A GEOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL AND TOPOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION

1822 AUD 200.00 - 400.00 AUD 1,138.10
165 JOYCE, James.

ULYSSES.

1922 AUD 800.00 - 1,600.00 AUD 1,138.10
2 CLUTTERBUCK, James Bennett.

PORT PHILLIP IN 1849.

1850 AUD 400.00 - 500.00 AUD 1,018.30
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Dorothea Lange, <i>Migrant Mother (horizontal),</i> silver print, 1936. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Group of 32 WWII-era identification badges for manufacturing & military-related companies, 1940-50s. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Julia Margaret Cameron, <i>Alfred, Lord Tennyson,</i> albumen print, 1869. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Arnold Genthe, <i>Portrait of Theodore Roosevelt,</i> silver print, circa 1908. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Edward Curtis, <I>Oasis in the Badlands,</I> toned platinum print, 1905. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Francis Frith, three volumes, approximately 140 photographs, 1860-70s. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Eugène Atget, <i>20 Photographs,</i> gold-toned silver prints by Berenice Abbott, 1898-1927. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Neil Leifer, <i>Muhammad Ali,</i> chromogenic print, 1965. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b><br>A group of approximately 50 Photomatic selfies of the same man taken over a period of time, 1940s. Estimate $1,500 to $2,500.
  • <b><center>Hindman Auctions<br>Literature from a Private New Orleans Collection<br>March 19, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> STEINBECK, John (1902-1968). <i>The Pastures of Heaven.</i> New York: Brewer, Warren & Putnam, 1932. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> FITZGERALD, F. Scott (1896-1940). <i>Tender is the Night.</i> New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> STOKER, Bram (1847-1912). <i>Dracula.</i> Westminster: Archibald Constable and Company, 1897. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b><center>Hindman Auctions<br>Literature from a Private New Orleans Collection<br>March 19, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> GOLDING, William (1911-1993). <i>Lord of the Flies.</i> London: Faber and Faber, 1954. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> SALINGER, J. D. (1919-2010). The Catcher in the Rye. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1951. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> HEMINGWAY, Ernest (1899-1961). <i>The Torrents of Spring.</i> New York: Scribner's, 1926. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b><center>Hindman Auctions<br>Literature from a Private New Orleans Collection<br>March 19, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> HUXLEY, Aldous (1894-1963). <i>Brave New World.</i> London: Chatto & Windus, 1932. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> WELLS, H.G. <i>The Time Machine, an Invention.</i> New York: Henry Holt, 1895. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> DAHL, Roald (1916-1990). <i>Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.</i> New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Hindman Auctions<br>Literature from a Private New Orleans Collection<br>March 19, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> HERBERT, Frank (1920-1986). Dune. Philadelphia: Chilton Books, 1965. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> KESEY, Ken (1935-2001). <i>One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.</i> New York: The Viking Press, 1962. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> VONNEGUT, Kurt, Jr. (1922-2007). <i>Slaughterhouse-Five or The Children's Crusade.</i> New York: Seymour Lawrence Delacorte Press, 1969. $2,000 to $3,000.
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