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Auction Name Rare Books, Maps and Prints - bistart 1/7 Total Sales (USD) 32,768.00
Auction Date 01/14/2021 - 01/14/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 42,695.00
Sale Number #5 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 64,085.00
Total Lots 261
Sold Lots 124 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 91,680.00
% of Lots Sold 47.51% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 135,845.00
Unsold Lots 137 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 24.12%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
214 Thomas D'Arcy MORRIS

[India & South Africa] An original manuscript journal: life in Bombay, Poona, [etc.] during the latter days of E. I. Company rule

1827-1835 USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 3,000.00
48 Margaret, Alice & Mary LINDSAY

Original illustrated manuscript 'Dark Baron Rolf. or a romance of the Middle Ages...'

1866 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 2,646.00
34 NUCLEAR POWER PLANT Co.

[Latina Power Station, Italy]. A photograph album titled "Nuclear Power Station .... Photographic Record [of] Construction"

[1958-1963] USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 1,500.00
67 Jane AUSTEN .

The Novels of Jane Austen [Winchester Edition.]

1911-1912 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,155.00
12 Joseph FOX

The Natural History of the Human Teeth.

1803 USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 USD 840.00
198 C. J. MAYNARD,

Conchology: oddities, rarities, private press and inscribed

USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 630.00
182 Franz Hermann TROSCHEL

[GERMAN ] Das Gebiss der Schnecken zur Begru?ndung einer natu?rlichen Classification

1856-1893 USD 300.00 - 400.00 USD 588.00
98 H.G. WELLS, Sir Alexander KORDA & William Cameron MENZIES

'Things To Come': a unique assemblage, put together by artist Norman H. Partridge, recording the film and the filming

[c.1936-1960] USD 700.00 - 1,000.00 USD 525.00
177 GERMAN AUTHORS; W. KOBELT; R. BERGH, et al.

(PALEONTOLOGY; CONCHOLOGY) Scholar's Shelf of 19th Century German Scientific Publications

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 500.00
183

[SCHOLAR'S SHELF] Large lot of 20th Century European Conchology & Related Books, Monographs, etc.

USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 447.00
206

Large lot of Natural History & Conchology books and monographs

USD 300.00 - 400.00 USD 447.00
29 [Lorenzo Niles FOWLER ].

[Printing block: The Illustrated Phrenological Almanac 1854].

[1853] USD 150.00 - 250.00 USD 435.00
211 Charles EVANS .

Grand Panorama of London from the Thames. Extending [from the] New Houses of Parliament to Greenwich Hospital

1849 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 420.00
247 DON SENICK; US MARINE CORPS PHOTOGRAPHERS

(PHOTO LOT) LARGE WWII DOCUMENTARY PHOTO LOT RECORDING THE BATTLE OF TARAWA, WITH CAPTIONS TO THE VERSO

USD 300.00 - 400.00 USD 420.00
104 Paul MORAND, Jean OBERLÉ

(Pochoir, FINE BINDING). Lewis et Ire?ne. Gravures a l'eau-forte de Jean Oberle?.

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 400.00
186 H. G. BRONN; H. SIMROTH, et al.

Their-Reichs Classification 1862-1955

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 400.00
192 Jesse Wedgewood MIGHELS; Richard L. JOHNSON; C. B. ADAMS

[AMERICANA] MIGHELS' CATALOGUE OF THE SHELLS OF MAINE; Description of twentyfour species of the Shells of New England

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 400.00
254 MUNSELL Co.

[DESIGN; ART] MUNSELL BOOK OF COLOR Cabinet Edition 2 binders 1958

1958 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 378.00
23 Sir Ernest SHACKLETON & W. MCLEAN.

“Troopin’, Troopin’, Troopin’ to the Sea” “O.H.M.S.” An Illustrated Record of the voyage of the S.S. “Tintagel Castle”

1900 USD 280.00 - 350.00 USD 376.00
213 William BLAKE;

Jerusalem. A Facsimile Of the Illuminated Book. Limited. Trianon, 1951

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 368.00
204 M. Ch. VELAIN

(ASSOCIATION COPY; ANTARCTIC EXPLORATION) Remarques au sujet de la faune des îles Saint-Paul et Amsterdam (océan Indien)

1878 USD 300.00 - 400.00 USD 348.00
219 Annie Wolcott CROOK

[Ants and other bugs] Collection of 12 original watercolor designs, possibly for postcards, 3 with related letters

Various USD 150.00 - 200.00 USD 331.00
13 After Jean-Antoine HOUDON .

Life-size cast of the head of George Washingon, aged 53, after or inspired by Houdin’s terra cotta bust of 1785.

[?1948] USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 315.00
45 Emma ROBERTS .

Portrait of Lady Jane Gray, liquid gold and body-color on vellum, with integral lettering ‘Ye Lady Jane / Graye [sic.]...'

[c.1830-1860] USD 150.00 - 250.00 USD 315.00
180 Adolf SCHMIDT; H. STREBEL; W. KOBELT

[SCHOLAR'S SHELF] Group of 19th and 20th Century European Conchology Books including Kobelt's Geographische with maps

USD 300.00 - 400.00 USD 315.00
  • <b><center>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 31</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b> Aristoteles, <i>Logica vetus,</i> Manuscript, around 1250. Est: € 60,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b><br>L. Pacioli, <i>Divina proportione,</i> 1509<br>Est: € 80,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b> A. Jorn, Fin de Copenhague, 1957.<br>Est: € 10,000
    <b><center>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 31</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b> Gospel of Mark, Manuscript, around 1180.<br>Est: € 30,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b><br>J. de Theramo, <i>Consolatio peccatorum,</i> 1481. Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b><br>G. Braques in G. Apollinaire, <i>Si je mourais là-bas,</i> 1962. Est: € 6,000
    <b><center>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 31</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b> Latin Choral manuscript, around 1500.<br>Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b><br>P. J. Redouté, <i>Choix des plus belles fleurs,</i> 1827-33. Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b><br>S. Delaunay, <i>27 tableaux vivants,</i> 1969. Est: € 3,000
    <b><center>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 31</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b> Latin and French Book of Hours, around 1450-70. Est: € 30,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b><br>L. Moholy-Nagy, Bauhaus postcard, 1923. Est: € 5,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b><br>K. Price in Ch. Bukowski, <i>Heat wave,</i> 1995. Est: € 2,500.
  • <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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