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Auction Name Fine Books Total Sales (USD) 104,706.00
Auction Date 01/21/2021 - 01/21/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 98,200.00
Sale Number #720 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 150,900.00
Total Lots 255
Sold Lots 202 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 118,900.00
% of Lots Sold 79.22% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 183,100.00
Unsold Lots 53 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 57.18%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
171 Gray, Henry

Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical

1859 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 5,400.00
211 Milne, [Alan Alexander]

Winnie the Pooh - complete set of the 50th Anniversary limited edition

[1974-78] USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 4,500.00
223 Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

[1910] USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 4,500.00
183 Thucydides

Eight bookes of the Peloponnesian Warre written by Thucydides the sonne of Olorus. Interpreted with faith and diligence immediately out of the Greeke by Thomas Hobbes secretary to ye late Earle of Devonshire

1634 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 3,600.00
216 Newton, Isaac

The mathematical principles of natural philosophy. By Sir Isaac Newton. Translated into English by Andrew Motte. To which are added, The laws of the moon’s motion, according to gravity. By John Machin...

1729 USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 3,600.00
128

Biblia Sacra

[1961] USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 USD 3,000.00
67 Austen, Jane

Novels and Letters of Jane Austen - The Chawton Edition

1906 USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 USD 2,700.00
140 Peto, Gladys

Alice in Wonderland Handkerchiefs

[1920s] USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 2,700.00
146 [Cooper, James Fenimore]

The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757

1826 USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 USD 2,400.00
199 Locke, John

The Works of John Locke

1722 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 2,280.00
236 Ruscha, Edward

Every Building on the Sunset Strip

1966 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 1,800.00
192 Wilde, Oscar

The Picture of Dorian Gray

[1925] USD 500.00 - 800.00 USD 1,440.00
247 Evans-Wentz, W.Y., editor

Tibetan Yoga and Secret Doctrines, or, Seven books of wisdom of the great path, according to the late La?ma Kazi Dawa-Samdup's English rendering

1935 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 1,440.00
182 Hemingway, Ernest

The Old Man and the Sea

1952 USD 500.00 - 800.00 USD 1,200.00
237 Leopold, Rudolf

Egon Schiele: Paintings, Watercolours, Drawings

[1973] USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,200.00
125 Schlegel, August Wilhelm von, translator

Bhagavad-Gita, id est Thespesion Melos Sive almi Krishnae et Arjunae Colloquium de Rebus Divinis, Bharateae episodium. Textum recensuit, annotations criticas ed interpretationem Latinam

1823 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,140.00
231 Swift, Jonathan

Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World

1909 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,080.00
250 [Walt Disney Studios]

The Adventures of Mickey Mouse

[1931] USD 700.00 - 1,000.00 USD 1,020.00
61

The History of the Abbey Church of St Peter's Westminster, Its Antiquities and Monuments

1812 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 960.00
65 Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Essays

1906 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 960.00
82 Agricola, [Georg Andreas]

The Experimental Husbandman and Gardener: Containing A New Method of Improving Estates and Gardens...

1726 USD 600.00 - 900.00 USD 960.00
207 Lizars, John

A System of Anatomical Plates of the Human Body Accompanied with Descriptions, and Physiological, Pathological, and Surgical Observations. New and Improved Edition with a Supplement

1857 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 960.00
243 Giles, Herbert A., translator

Chuang Tzu: Mystic, Moralist, and Social Reformer

1889 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 900.00
105 Wasson, R. Gordon

Soma: Divine Mushroom of Immortality

[1968] USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 840.00
136 Burnet, Gilbert

The History of the Reformation of the Church of England in two parts; The First part. Of the progress made in it during the reign of K. Henry the VIII. The Second part. Of the progress made in it till the Settlement of it the beginning of Q. Elizabeths re

1679, 1681, 1715 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 840.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Westvaco–Inspirations for Printers,</i> 3 volumes, 1938-61. $200 to $300.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Proef van Letteren, <i>Welk gegooten worden in de Nieuwe Haerlemsche Lettergietery,</i> 1768. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Paul Klee, <i>Bauhaus Ausstellung Juli – Sept.,</i> Weimar, 1923. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Michel Seuphor & Jozef Peeters, <i>Het Overzicht Nos.</i> 22-23-24, Antwerp, 1922. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Wolfrum & Co., <i>Modern Graphik, Serie I…,</i> complete portfolio, 1909. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Gravure et Fonderie deC. Derriey: Specimen-Album,</i> Paris, 1862. $5,000 to $7,500.
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Science: Books and Manuscripts<br>15-25 May 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Mary Anning. Autograph letter signed, to William Buckland, 24 November 1834. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Bolyai. <i>Scientiam spatii absolute veram exhibens,</i> Maros Vásárhelyi, 1832-1833, 2 volumes, half calf. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Vesalius.<br><i>De humani corporis fabrica,</i> Basel, 1555, modern crushed burgundy morocco. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Science: Books and Manuscripts<br>15-25 May 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Copernicus.<br><i>De revolutionibus orbium coelestium,</i> Nuremberg, 1543, later boards, Rostock duplicate. £70,000 to £100,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Payan-Dumoulin. Profusely illustrated manuscript of fossils, France, c.1875-1979. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Albert Einstein. Autograph letter signed, to his son Albert, 4 November [1915]. £10,000 to £15,000.
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Images of Angling:<br>The David Beazley Collection<br>of Angling Prints<br>Online Sale<br>20th May 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Alken (Henry), after. Salmon Fishing; Fishing in a Punt; Pike Fishing, three works, 1820. £600 to £800.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Early Images of Angling.- Hollar (Wenceslaus) Angling; River Fishing; and Salmon Fishing, after Francis Barlow, 3 engravings, [c. 1671]. £500 to £700.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Rolfe (Henry Leonidas). <i>Studies of Fresh Water Fish,</i> 1851. £500 to £700.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Images of Angling:<br>The David Beazley Collection<br>of Angling Prints<br>Online Sale<br>20th May 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Morland (George), After. A Party Angling; The Anglers' Repast, a pair, mezzotints, 1789. £400 to £600.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Pollard (James), After. Bottom Fishing; Anglers Packing Up, etchings with aquatint, 1831. £400 to £600.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Angling's Age of Romance.- Sayer (Robert, publisher) & J. Bennett. The Angelic Angler, mezzotint, 1781; and another. £300 to £400.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Images of Angling:<br>The David Beazley Collection<br>of Angling Prints<br>Online Sale<br>20th May 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Fishing Satire.- London.- Roberts (Piercy). Patience at Paddington or angling in the Junction Canal, etching after Woodward, 1807; together with Woodward's 'Angling at Sadler's Wells', and another, 1794. £300 to £400.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Fishing Satire - Cats Fishing.- Seymour (Robert). Waltonizing or - Green-land Fisherman, [c. 1830s]; together with 3 lithographs of cats fishing, [c. 1830s]. £300 to £400.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Fishing Portraits.- Zoffany (Johan), After. Master James Sayer, at the age of 13, mezzotint by Richard Houston, 1772. £300 to £400.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Images of Angling:<br>The David Beazley Collection<br>of Angling Prints<br>Online Sale<br>20th May 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Wilkinson (Norman). Come to Britain for Fishing, lithographic poster, [c. 1947]. £300 to £400.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Scottish Fishing.- Heath (William). Sporting in the Scottish Isles no. III. Salmon Fishing, 1835; and another. £150 to £200.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Simpson (Joseph). The Border Angler, drypoint, [c. 1927]. £150 to £200.
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