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New England Auctions: Literature, Illustrated, Graphics and Photography - bidstart 3/23

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Auction Name Literature, Illustrated, Graphics and Photography - bidstart 3/23 Total Sales (USD) 53,058.00
Auction Date 04/12/2022 - 04/12/2022 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 0.00
Sale Number #503 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 0.00
Total Lots 192
Sold Lots 168 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 0.00
% of Lots Sold 87.50% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 0.00
Unsold Lots 24 Total Sales as a % of High Est. Inf%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
138 [Poe, Edgar Allan].

The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym, of Nantucket, North America.

1838 Not Available USD 5,400.00
30 Chandler, Raymond.

The Big Sleep.

1939 Not Available USD 5,100.00
97 (Jones, David). Coleridge, Samuel Taylor.

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.

1929 Not Available USD 3,000.00
160 Stieglitz, Alfred.

Camera Work.

1911 Not Available USD 2,040.00
17 Blake, William.

Visions of the Daughters of Albion.

1884 Not Available USD 1,920.00
42

Canticum canticorum Salomonis quod hebraice dicitur Sir Hasirim.

1931 Not Available USD 1,800.00
86 Hardy, Thomas.

Tess of the D'Urbervilles.

1891 Not Available USD 1,320.00
29 Chandler, Raymond.

Farewell my Lovely.

1940 Not Available USD 1,140.00
154 Shelley, Percy Bysshe.

Prologue to Hellas.

1886 Not Available USD 1,140.00
119 Milton, John.

The Paradise Lost.

1827 Not Available USD 960.00
177 Twain, Mark.

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

1885 Not Available USD 960.00
49 Darrow, Clarence S.

Farmington.

1904 Not Available USD 720.00
76 Frost, Robert.

New Hampshire.

1923 Not Available USD 720.00
61 Browning, Robert.

The Flight of the Duchess.

1905 Not Available USD 660.00
67 [Fielding,Henry].

The History of Tom Jones.

1749 Not Available USD 660.00
176 Twain, Mark.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

1985 Not Available USD 600.00
40 Price, Thomas R.

John Banister Tabb.

1896 Not Available USD 570.00
39 Cooper, James Fenimore.

Works.

Not Available USD 510.00
55 Dickson, Carter.

She Died a Lady.

1943 Not Available USD 510.00
108 Lenon, John; & Yoko.

War is Over! If You Want It. Happy Christmas from John & Yoko Lennon. Full page advertisement on verso of Section 4 (complete) of The New York Times.

1969 Not Available USD 510.00
148 (Rogers, Bruce).

Tuscan Songs.

1897 Not Available USD 510.00
178 Twain, Mark.

Mark Twain's Sketches, Old and New.

1875 Not Available USD 510.00
181 Verne, Jules.

From the Earth to the Moon.

1874 Not Available USD 510.00
69

Fine Printing. Group of 17 booklets or pamphlets + other related ephemera.

vd. Not Available USD 450.00
157 Stein, Gertrude.

Portraits and Prayers.

1934 Not Available USD 450.00
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