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Morton Subastas: Antiquarian and Contemporary Books

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Auction Name Antiquarian and Contemporary Books Total Sales (MXN) 767,880.00
Auction Date 02/23/2021 - 02/23/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (MXN) 702,000.00
Sale Number #1008 High Estimate of Lots Sold (MXN) 895,000.00
Total Lots 250
Sold Lots 88 Low Estimate of All Lots (MXN) 2,237,500.00
% of Lots Sold 35.20% High Estimate of All Lots (MXN) 2,881,000.00
Unsold Lots 162 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 26.65%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
23 Varios Autores.

Apuntes para la Historia de la Guerra entre México y los Estados Unidos.

1848 MXN 40,000.00 - 50,000.00 MXN 60,000.00
2 Kingsborough, Edward.

Antiquities of Mexico: Comprising Fac-similes of Ancient Mexican Paintings and Hieroglyphics.

1848 MXN 7,000.00 - 9,000.00 MXN 48,000.00
105 Nebrija, Antonio.

Habes in Hoc Volumine Amice Lector Aelii Antonii Nebriss. Rerum a Fernando & Elisabe Hispaniaru[m] Faelicissimis Regibus Gestarum Decades Duas, Nec no[n] Belli Navariensis Libros Duos. Annexa Insuper Archiepi Roderici Chronica, Aliisq[ue] Historijs Anteha

1545 MXN 18,000.00 - 22,000.00 MXN 38,400.00
226 Palafox y Mendoza, Juan de.

Historia Real Sagrada. Luz de Príncipes y Súbditos. Injusticias que Intervinieron en la Muerte de Christo Bien Nuestro.

1661 MXN 30,000.00 - 35,000.00 MXN 33,600.00
111

Anales Eclesiásticos y Seglares de la M. N. y M. L. Ciudad de Sevilla.

1747 MXN 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 MXN 30,000.00
4 Clavigero, Francesco Saverio.

The History of Mexico.

1806 MXN 18,000.00 - 22,000.00 MXN 19,200.00
178 Vega Carpio, Lope Félix de.

Colección de Obras Sueltas, Assi en Prosa, como en Verso.

1776 - 1779. MXN 18,000.00 - 22,000.00 MXN 18,000.00
202 Ward, Henry George.

México in 1827.

1828 MXN 16,000.00 - 20,000.00 MXN 18,000.00
69

Guía de la Ciudad de México, Breve Guía Ilustrada.

1906 MXN 9,000.00 - 11,000.00 MXN 15,600.00
133 Junta Directiva del Desagüe y Saneamiento.

Memoria sobre las Obras de Desagüe del Valle y el Saneamiento de la Ciudad de México: Noviembre 1º de 1896.

1896 MXN 16,000.00 - 20,000.00 MXN 14,400.00
21 Stevens, Isaac I.

Campaigns of the Rio Grande and of Mexico. With Notices of the Recent Work of Major Ripley.

1851 MXN 12,000.00 - 15,000.00 MXN 12,000.00
181 Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm.

Essais de Théodicée sur la Bonté de Dieu, la Liberté de l’Homme et l’Origine du Mal.

1714 MXN 12,000.00 - 14,000.00 MXN 12,000.00
240 Landesio, Eugenio.

Cimientos del Artista, Dibujante y Pintor.

1866 MXN 12,000.00 - 14,000.00 MXN 12,000.00
73

México y las Colonias Extranjeras en el Centenario de la Independencia.

ca. 1910 MXN 12,000.00 - 15,000.00 MXN 11,400.00
205 Anónimo.

Plano de la Ciudad de México.

1600 MXN 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 MXN 10,800.00
216 Alvarez de Toledo, Gabriel.

Historia de la Iglesia, y del Mundo, que Contiene los Sucesos desde su Creación hasta el Diluvio.

1713 MXN 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 MXN 10,800.00
169

Lecturas Clásicas para Niños.

1924 - 1925. MXN 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 MXN 10,200.00
198 Ober, Frederick A.

Travels in Mexico and Life Among the Mexicans.

1884 MXN 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 MXN 10,200.00
18 Reid, Samuel C.

The Scouting Expeditions of McCulloch's Texas Rangers; or The Summer and Fall Campaign of the Army of the United States in Mexico 1846.

1860 MXN 8,000.00 - 10,000.00 MXN 9,600.00
29 Filisola, Vicente.

Memorias para la Historia de la Guerra de Tejas. Por el Sr. General de División y actual Presidente del Supremo Tribunal de Guerra y Marina de la República.

1849 MXN 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 MXN 9,600.00
40 Alvensleben, Maximilian.

With Maximilian in Mexico from the Note - Book of a Mexican Officer.

1867 MXN 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 MXN 9,600.00
108 Ramos del Manzano, Francisco.

Respuesta de España al Tratado de Francia sobre las Pretensiones de la Reyna Christianissima.

1667 MXN 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 MXN 9,600.00
137 Salas López, F. E.

La Irrigación. Su Utilidad y Medios de Ejecutarla. Estudio Técnico - Descriptivo de Algunas de las Principales Construcciones para Retener y Distribuir el Agua.

1908 MXN 9,000.00 - 11,000.00 MXN 9,600.00
155 El Observador de la República Mexicana.

Periódico Semanario.

1827 MXN 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 MXN 9,600.00
93 Gil y Sáenz, Manuel.

Historia de Tabasco.

1892 MXN 9,000.00 - 11,000.00 MXN 9,000.00
  • <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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