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Doyle New York: The Collection of Jay I. Kislak sold to benefit the Kislak Family Foundation: Part II

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Auction Name The Collection of Jay I. Kislak sold to benefit the Kislak Family Foundation: Part II Total Sales (USD) 299,200.00
Auction Date 09/15/2022 - 09/15/2022 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 106,130.00
Sale Number #22jk02 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 165,940.00
Total Lots 323
Sold Lots 300 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 112,670.00
% of Lots Sold 92.88% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 176,420.00
Unsold Lots 23 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 169.60%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
322

We Remember: The Important Tribute Albums Presented to Lawrence R. Kelly, an American Casualty of the Liberation.

1946 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 28,350.00
153

Essai Politique sure le Royaume de la Nouvelle-Espagne.

1811 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 21,420.00
35

A 1721 manuscript description of the Bahama Islands.

1721 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 15,120.00
181

El Estilador Licoristal.

1850s-1870s. USD 700.00 - 1,000.00 USD 7,560.00
230 BLOM, GERTRUDE DUBY.

Chiapas--Maya.

1982 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 7,560.00
284 SANTAYANA, GEORGE [Jorge Agustín Nicolás Ruiz de Santayana y Borrás]

The Correspondence of George Santayana to Herbert Lyman, 1885-1944.

USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 7,560.00
250

Group of approximately three hundred 19th century pamphlets of various society publications.

19th century USD 150.00 - 250.00 USD 6,930.00
289 [JACKSON, ANDREW].

Correspondence between Gen. Andrew Jackson and John C. Calhoun, President and Vice-President of the U. States, on the subject of the course of the latter, in the deliberations of the Cabinet of Mr. Monroe, on the Occurrences in the Seminole War.

1831 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 6,300.00
93 DUERER, ALBRECHT.

Icones sacrae. In historiam Salutis humanae per Redemptorem nostrum Jesum Christum Dei et Mariae filium instauratae ... Nunc primum e tenebris in lucem editae.

1604 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 5,040.00
114

View of Monticello, Fla. County-Seat of Jefferson CY.

1885 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 5,040.00
139

Group of fourteen volumes, all with fine concealed fore-edge paintings. Leather bindings, gilt or gilt and blind.

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 4,725.00
41

Travels in Louisiana and the Floridas, in the Year 1802, Giving a Correct Picture of Those Countries.

1806 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 4,095.00
315

Collection of approximately fifteen various manuscript documents on the West indies, 18th-20th century.

18th-20th century. USD 500.00 - 800.00 USD 4,095.00
129 MACKENZIE, JOHN.

Petition signed to Governor Peter Chester requesting a land grant.

1776 USD 700.00 - 1,000.00 USD 3,780.00
105

Letters on the Climate, Soils, and Productions of Florida.

1851 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 3,465.00
240

Reference collection of approximately one hundred twenty-five volumes on Native American subjects.

USD 150.00 - 250.00 USD 3,150.00
252

Group of approximately three hundred 19th century pamphlets on religion.

19th century USD 150.00 - 250.00 USD 3,150.00
303

Manuscript titled "A few observations of some things necessary at the first Settling of the Island of Tobago."

circa third quarter 18th century USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 2,835.00
14 [ENGLISH, LIEUTENANT ROBERT A. J.]

Reconnaissance Map. King Edward VII Land. The Northern Part of Marie Byrd Land.

1933 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 2,520.00
69 ALLGAUER, CHARLES F.

Battle scene. An original pencil drawing depicting the battle near Fort Pickens in Pensacola, Florida likely drawn about 9 September, 1861.

1861 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 2,520.00
30 [EDWARDS, BRYAN].

A New Atlas of the British West Indies with a Whole General Map of the West India Islands, and a Whole Sheet Map of the Island of Hispaniola, or St. Domingo.

1810 USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 2,394.00
51

A large group of approximately one hundred forty leather bound sets and volumes.

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 2,394.00
198 FADEN, WILLIAM and others.

A disbound atlas of maps and sea charts.

Circa late 18th century. USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 2,394.00
115 FORBES, JAMES GRANT.

Sketches, Historical and Topographical, of the Floridas;

1821 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 2,142.00
283

The Koran, Commonly Called The Alocoran of Mohammed.

1734 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 2,142.00
  • <center><b>Potter & Potter Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>including Americana<br>February 16, 2023</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 16:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. CHAUCER, Geoffrey. <i>The Works…now newly imprinted.</i> Edited by F.S. Ellis. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1896. $100,000 to $125,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 16:</b> [EINSTEIN, Albert (1879–1955)]. –– ORLIK, Emil (1870–1932), artist. Lithograph signed (“Albert Einstein”). N.p., 1928. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 16:</b> TOLKIEN, John Ronald Reuel. <i>[The Lord of the Rings trilogy:] The Fellowship of the Ring.</i> 1954. –– <i>The Two Towers.</i> 1954. –– <i>The Return of the King.</i> 1955. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 16:</b> CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne ("Mark Twain") and Charles Dudley WARNER. <i>The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today.</i> Hartford and Chicago, 1873. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 16:</b> LOVECRAFT, Howard Phillips. <i>Beyond the Wall of Sleep.</i> Collected by August Derleth and Donald Wandrei. Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1943. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
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    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
  • <b><center>Swann Auction Galleries<br>View Our Record Breaking Results</b>
    <b>Swann:</b> Gideon Welles, <i>Extensive archive of personal and family papers of Lincoln’s Secretary of the Navy,</i> 1791-1914. Sold September 29 — $281,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Charles Addams, <i>Rock Climbers,</i> cartoon for <i>The New Yorker,</i> watercolor, ink and gouache, 1954. Sold December 15 — $37,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> Charlotte Brontë, <i>Jane Eyre. An Autobiography. Edited by Currer Bell,</i> three volumes, first edition, 1847. Sold June 16, 2022 — $23,750.
    <b>Swann:</b> Geoffrey Chaucer, <i>The Workes of Geffray Chaucer Newlye Printed,</i> London, 1542. Sold October 13 — $106,250.
    <b><center>Swann Auction Galleries<br>View Our Record Breaking Results</b>
    <b>Swann:</b> Dorothea Lange, <i>Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California (Destitute pea pickers in California. Mother of seven children. Age 32),</i> silver print, 1936. Sold October 20 — $305,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> George Washington, Autograph Document Signed, with two manuscript plat maps in holograph, 1751. Sold October 27 — $37,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> Winfred Rembert, <i>Winfred Rembert and Class of 1959,</i> dye on carved & tooled leather, 1999. Sold October 6 — $233,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> M.C. Escher, <i>Relativity,</i> lithograph, 1953. Sold November 3 — $81,250.
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Original Film Posters<br>27 January - 10 February 2023</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27-Feb. 10:</b> Vertigo (1958), poster, US. The ultimate poster on this classic Hitchcock title, one of three known examples. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27-Feb. 10:</b> Lawrence of Arabia (1962), roadshow poster, US. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27-Feb. 10:</b> Star Wars (1977), style C poster, printer's proof, US. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27-Feb. 10:</b> The Navigator/ La Croisiere du Navigator (1924), re-release poster (1931), French. £5,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27-Feb. 10:</b> Bullitt (1968), special test poster, US. £3,000 to £5,000.
  • <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 817. Bellin's complete five-volume maritime atlas with 581 maps & plates (1764). $24,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 325. An early and important map of the Republic of Texas (1837). $11,000 to $14,000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 45. De Bry's early map of North Pole depicting Willem Barentsz' expedition (1601). $3,500 to $4,250.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 154. Poignant map of the United States documenting lynchings (1931). $250 to $325.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 457. Extremely rare matching set of pro-German propaganda from WWI (1914). $2,000 to $2,400.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 815. Homann's world atlas featuring 110 maps in contemporary color (1751). $14,000 to $16,000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 60. Miniature pocket globe based on Herman Moll (1785). $3,500 to $4,500.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 8. Visscher's rare carte-a-figures world map (1652). $14,000 to $16,000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 158. Matching satirical maps of the US by McCandlish: "Ration Map" & "Bootlegger's Map" (1944). $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 820. One of the finest English atlases of the early 19th century (1808). $4,750 to $6,000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 59. Important milestone in preparation for 1969 moon landing (1963). $750 to $900.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 805. Superb bible leaf with image of crucifixion of Jesus with gilt highlights (1518). $800 to $950.
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