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Old World Auctions: Maps and Atlases - Internet bidstart 9/1

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Auction Name Maps and Atlases - Internet bidstart 9/1 Total Sales (USD) 434,126.40
Auction Date 09/15/2021 - 09/15/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 425,955.00
Sale Number #184 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 521,675.00
Total Lots 839
Sold Lots 714 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 528,090.00
% of Lots Sold 85.10% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 647,130.00
Unsold Lots 125 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 67.09%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
337 Sherman & Smith

Map of Texas, Compiled from Surveys on Record in the General Land Office of the Republic... [with] A New Guide to Texas..., 1845

1845 (published) USD 28,000.00 - 35,000.00 USD 39,675.00
42 Anon.

[Untitled - Ancient World], 1553

1553 (circa) USD 18,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 15,525.00
82 Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Carte Tres Curieuse de la Mer du Sud Contenant des Remarques Nouvelles et Tres Utiles non Seulement sur les Ports et Iles de Cette Mer..., 1719

1719 (circa) USD 13,000.00 - 16,000.00 USD 13,225.00
439 Ortelius, Abraham

Islandia, 1585

1585 USD 7,000.00 - 8,500.00 USD 12,650.00
72 Waldseemuller/Fries

[Title on Verso] Oceani Occidetalis seu Terre Nove Tabula, 1525

1525 (published) USD 8,000.00 - 9,500.00 USD 10,925.00
207 Bry, Theodore de

Floridae Americae Provinciae Recens & Exactissima Descriptio Auctore Iacobo le Moyne..., 1591

1591 (circa) USD 12,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 10,350.00
791 Carey & Lea

A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas, Being a Guide to the History of North and South America, and the West Indies..., 1827

1827 (published) USD 5,500.00 - 6,500.00 USD 6,900.00
75 Speed, John

America with Those Known Parts in That Unknowne Worlde Both People and Manner of Buildings Discribed and Inlarged, 1626

1626 USD 7,000.00 - 8,500.00 USD 5,750.00
433 De Medina, Pedro

Mundo Novo, 1554

1554 (circa) USD 7,000.00 - 8,500.00 USD 5,750.00
141 Zatta, Antonio

[On 12 Sheets] Le Colonie Unite dell' America Settentrle. di Nuova Projezione... , 1778

1778 USD 4,750.00 - 6,000.00 USD 5,400.00
5 Mercator, Rumold

Orbis Terrae Compendiosa Descriptio quam ex Magna Universali Gerardi Mercatoris, 1587

1587 USD 4,500.00 - 5,500.00 USD 4,800.00
101 Coronelli, Vincenzo Maria

[On 2 Sheets] America Settentrionale Colle Nuove Scoperte sin all' Anno 1688 Divisa Nelle sue Parti Secondo lo Stato Presente e Descritta..., 1688

1688 USD 5,500.00 - 7,000.00 USD 4,800.00
176 Delisle, Guillaume

Carte de la Louisiane et du Cours du Mississipi Dressee sur un Grand Nombre de Memoires Entrautres sur ceux de Mr. le Maire, 1718

1718 USD 5,500.00 - 7,000.00 USD 4,800.00
794 Greenleaf, Jeremiah

A New Universal Atlas; Comprising Separate Maps of All the Principal Empires, Kingdoms & States Throughout the World: and Forming a Distinct Atlas of the United States..., 1843

1843 (published) USD 5,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 4,500.00
792 Finley, Anthony

A New General Atlas, Comprising a Complete Set of Maps, Representing the Grand Divisions of the Globe, Together with the Several Empires, Kingdoms and States in the World..., 1832

1832 (published) USD 4,750.00 - 6,000.00 USD 4,200.00
341

Geological Map of Texas Showing Approximate Locations and Drilling Wells, Also Names of Companies Drilling, 1920

1920 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 3,900.00
724 Pigafetta, Filippo

Tabulam hanc Aegypti, si Aequus ac Diligens Lector, cum Alys, quae Hactenus Prodicut Coferat..., 1597

1597 (circa) USD 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 3,900.00
793 Tanner, Henry Schenck

A New American Atlas, Containing a Series of Maps of the Various Countries of North and South America, West Indies, &c..., 1837

1837 (published) USD 3,750.00 - 4,500.00 USD 3,900.00
47 Sanson/Mortier

Les Deux Poles Arcticque ou Septentrional, et Antarcticque ou Meridional, ou Description des Terres Arctiques et Antarcticques..., 1720

1720 (circa) USD 4,000.00 - 4,750.00 USD 3,600.00
349

Cooke's Map of the Routes to the Virginia Springs Giving All the Routes & Distances on the VA Central R.R. from Richmond..., 1858

1858 (circa) USD 5,500.00 - 7,000.00 USD 3,600.00
389

[Lot of 3] Plano Topografico de los Barrios Extramuros de la Ciudad de la Habana... [and] Plano Topografico del Puerto y Bahia de la Habana... [and] Plano Topografico Historico Estadistico del Pueblo del Batabano..., 1841

1841 USD 4,000.00 - 4,750.00 USD 3,600.00
4 Belleforest, Francois

Typus Orbis Terrarum, 1575

1575 (circa) USD 3,750.00 - 4,750.00 USD 3,000.00
99 Quad, Matthias von Kinckelbach

Novi Orbis Pars Borealis, America Scilicet, Complectens Floridam, Baccalaon, Canadam, Terram Corterialem, Virginiam..., 1600

1600 (circa) USD 3,000.00 - 3,750.00 USD 3,000.00
390

[Lot of 4] La Habana [and] Santiago de Cuba [and] Puerto-Principe [and] Matanzas, 1856

1856 (circa) USD 1,400.00 - 1,700.00 USD 3,000.00
670

Map of Shanghai Published by the North-China Daily News & Herald, Limited..., 1918

1918 USD 4,750.00 - 6,000.00 USD 3,000.00
  • <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>A Record Breaking Season</b>
    <b>Swann:</b> <i>The Book of Mormon,</b> first edition, Palmyra, NY, 1830. Sold Sept. 30 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> Vincent Van Gogh, <i>Homme à la Pipe: Portrait du Docteur Gachet, Evening,</i> etching, 1890. Sold Nov. 2 — $161,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edward Ruscha, <i>Stains,</i> title page, one of 70, signed, 1969. Sold Nov. 9 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> John James Audubon, <i>Carolina Parrot, Plate 26,</i> hand colored aquatint, 1828. Sold Dec.9 — $137,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edmund Dulac, <i>The Snow Queen,</i> watercolor, gouache, pen & ink, 1910. Sold Dec. 16 — $125,000.
  • <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> DANTE ALIGHIERI (1265-1321). <i>Commedia.</i> Venezia: Vindelino da Spira, 1477. Estimate: € 40.000 - 60.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> DALI, Salvador (1908-1989) - William SHAKESPEARE (1564-1616). <i>Romeo e Giulietta.</i> Milan: Rizzoli, 1975. Estimate: € 25.000 - 35.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> MALVASIA, Cornelio; MONTANARI, Geminiano. <i>Ephemerides novissimae motuum coelestium.</i> Modena: Cassiani, 1662. Estimate: € 8.000 - 12.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> JANSSONIUS, Johannes. <i>Atlantis majoris quinta pars, Orbem maritimum [Novus Atlas, volume V: carte marittime].</i> Amsterdam: Janssonius, 1650. Estimate: € 12.000 - 18.000.
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