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Morton Subastas: Winter Auction of Ancient and Contemporary Books

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Auction Name Winter Auction of Ancient and Contemporary Books Total Sales (MXN) 1,188,240.00
Auction Date 11/30/2021 - 11/30/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (MXN) 1,044,000.00
Sale Number #1045 High Estimate of Lots Sold (MXN) 1,324,000.00
Total Lots 330
Sold Lots 119 Low Estimate of All Lots (MXN) 5,198,000.00
% of Lots Sold 36.06% High Estimate of All Lots (MXN) 7,042,000.00
Unsold Lots 211 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 16.87%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
135 Villasana, José María.

La Historia Danzante. Semanario Musical.

1873 MXN 35,000.00 - 40,000.00 MXN 36,000.00
210 Medalla de Oaxaca.

Medalla de Oaxaca. En oro, 30 mm. de diámetro.

MXN 35,000.00 - 40,000.00 MXN 36,000.00
219 Paz, Ireneo (Editor).

Los Hombres Prominentes de México.

1888 MXN 22,000.00 - 26,000.00 MXN 36,000.00
133 Editores Manuel C. Villegas, H. Iriarte, C. Escalante

La Orquesta. Periódico Omniscio, de Buen Humor y con Caricaturas.

1867 – 1870. MXN 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 MXN 31,200.00
275 García Lorca, Federico.

Poeta en Nueva York.

1940 MXN 18,000.00 - 22,000.00 MXN 26,400.00
286 Rulfo, Juan.

El Llano en Llamas.

1953 MXN 18,000.00 - 22,000.00 MXN 26,400.00
307 Humboldt, Al. de.

Vues des Cordilleres et Monuments des Peuples Indigenes de l'Amerique.

1816 MXN 18,000.00 - 22,000.00 MXN 26,400.00
14

Colección de Leyes, Decretos y Reglamentos que Interinamente Forman el Sistema Político, Administrativo y Judicial del Imperio.

1865 - 1866. MXN 24,000.00 - 28,000.00 MXN 24,000.00
62 García Icazbalceta, Joaquín.

Bibliografía Mexicana del Siglo XVI.

1886 MXN 22,000.00 - 25,000.00 MXN 24,000.00
153 López, Antonio - García Tellez, Alfonso.

Colección de Libros de San Pablito Pahuatlan.

1980 MXN 8,000.00 - 10,000.00 MXN 24,000.00
256 San Agustín, Gaspar de.

Conquistas de las Islas Philipinas.

1698 MXN 24,000.00 - 28,000.00 MXN 24,000.00
218 Agüeros, Victoriano.

Escritores Mexicanos Contemporáneos.

1880 MXN 16,000.00 - 18,000.00 MXN 22,800.00
272 Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de.

El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha.

1842 MXN 18,000.00 - 22,000.00 MXN 21,600.00
170 Duque de Alba (Prólogo).

Mapas Españoles de América Siglos XV - XVII.

1951 MXN 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 MXN 20,400.00
229

Bandera Nacional Mexicana.

1918 MXN 14,000.00 - 16,000.00 MXN 20,400.00
72 Rivera Cambas, Manuel.

Los Gobernantes de México.

1872 - 1873. MXN 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 MXN 18,000.00
73 Baz, Gustavo - Gallo, E. L.

Historia del Ferrocarril Mexicano.

1874 MXN 12,000.00 - 15,000.00 MXN 18,000.00
303 Bullock, William.

Six Months' Residence and Travels in Mexico.

1824 MXN 18,000.00 - 22,000.00 MXN 18,000.00
137 Wright, Laureana (Directora Literaria).

Violetas del Anahuac. Primitivamente “Las Hijas del Anáhuac".

1887 - 1888. MXN 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 MXN 16,800.00
313 Ward, Henry George.

Mexico by H. G. Ward, Esq. His Majesty's charge d'affaires in that Country during the years 1825, 1826, and 1827.

1829 MXN 16,000.00 - 18,000.00 MXN 16,800.00
53 Sahagún, Fray Bernardino de.

Códice Florentino.

1979 MXN 12,000.00 - 14,000.00 MXN 15,600.00
82 Riva Palacio, Vicente.

México a Través de los Siglos. Historia General y Completa del Desenvolvimiento Social, Político, Religioso, Militar, Artístico, Científico y Literario de México, desde la Antigüedad más Remota hasta la Época Actual.

ca. 1884 - 1889. MXN 12,000.00 - 15,000.00 MXN 15,600.00
314 Zavala, Lorenzo de.

Viage a los Estados-Unidos del Norte de América.

1854 MXN 16,000.00 - 20,000.00 MXN 15,600.00
214 Paz, Ireneo.

Maximiliano. Décima Leyenda Histórica.

1899 MXN 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 MXN 14,400.00
224 Madero, Francisco I.

La Sucesión Presidencial 1910.

1908 MXN 14,000.00 - 18,000.00 MXN 14,400.00
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    <b>Swann:</b> Louisa May Alcott, autograph letter signed, 1868. Sold June 2 — $23,750.
    <b>Swann:</b> Anne Bradstreet, <i>Several Poems Compiled with Great Variety of Wit and Learning, full of Delight,</i> Boston, 1758. Sold June 2 — $21,250.
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    <b>Swann:</b> John Bachmann, <i>Panorama of the Seat of War,</i> New York, 1861-62. Sold June 23 — $35,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Charlotte Bronte, <i>Jane Eyre,</i> first edition, London, 1847. Sold June 16 — $23,750.
    <b>Swann:</b> Elihu Vedder, <i>Simple Simon, His Book,</i> 1913. Sold June 9 — $12,350.
    <b>Swann:</b> Frederick Catherwood, <i>Views of Ancient Monuments in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan,</i> London, 1844. Sold April 7 — $37,500.
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    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> 1805 TN Supreme Court Book, John Overton and Hugh White Opinions. $800 to $900.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> TN Lunsford Bramlett Archive, incl. Polk White House Invitation, 8 Items. $400 to $500.
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    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> 5 Dickens 1st Ed. Books, incl. Edited by Author. $800 to $1,000.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> Charles Dickens, 5 Christmas Books, 1st Eds. $800 to $1,000.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> 2 Slave Documents, Nashville TN & North Carolina. $700 to $900.
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    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> 3 Maurice Sendak Signed Items, incl. Nutcracker, Pierre. $500 to $600.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> 7 Phillip Roth Hardcover Books, incl. Author Signed, 1st Eds. $500 to $550.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> 6 Kurt Vonnegut Hardcover Books, incl. Author Signed, 1st Eds. $400 to $500.
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    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> 3 Edward Gorey Items, incl. Print + 2 Books. $400 to $500.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> Josef Albers, INTERACTION OF COLOR, 1963. $800 to $900.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> Henri Matisse Jazz Portfolio for MOMA, 1st Ed., 1983. $600 to $800.
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