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Rare Book Hub: 29 Auctions Archived, another 28 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 4 September 2020, 29 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transactions+ Database; 1 in Columbian pesos, 1 in Danish krona, 6 in euros, 2 in British pounds, 1 in Swedish krona and 18 in US dollars.  Turnover was $8,293,009 as 5,248 lots offered and 4,639 sold at the white hot rate of 88%.  Bless the bidders!

 

2 auctions saw total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

Heritage AuctionsSummer Platinum Night Sports Collectible Catalog Auction on August 30th: $4,574,759 
Forum AuctionsOnly Banksy on September 4th: $2,023,673 

4 auctions saw total sales exceed 100% of the high estimates of all lots offered: 

Stockholms AuktionsverkGamla Kassan on August 23rd: 220.67% 
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Modern Literature, Private Press & Illustrated Books on September 3rd: 142.44% 
Forum AuctionsOnly Banksy on September 4th: 126.83% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 8/14 on August 24th: 104.89% 


18 sales saw at least 80% of their lots sell: 

Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 8/25 on September 1st: 100.00% 
Forum AuctionsOnly Banksy on September 4th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsU.S. Currency Weekly - Internet Bidstart 8/25 on September 1st: 99.81% 
Heritage AuctionsComics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 8/23 on August 31st: 99.41% 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 8/23 on August 30th: 98.24% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 8/14 on August 24th: 98.00% 
Stockholms AuktionsverkGamla Kassan on August 23rd: 97.92% 
Heritage AuctionsSummer Platinum Night Sports Collectible Catalog Auction on August 30th: 97.14% 
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Modern Literature, Private Press & Illustrated Books on September 3rd: 96.82% 
Cowans AuctionsUnreserved Fine and Decorative Arts - Prints and Books - bidstart 8/20 on August 31st: 96.49% 
Heritage AuctionsThe Adem Karisik Collection of Canada World Paper Money Online Auction on August 31st: 94.87% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on August 29th: 94.00% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsCoin-Op and Advertising - Posters and Prints on August 29th: 92.12% 
Addison and SarovaSummer Rare Books and Ephemera on August 29th: 90.79% 
Stair Auctioneers and AppraisersA Partial Gentleman's Library: Important Books from Around the World on September 2nd: 90.00% 
Bogota AuctionPrints and Multiples on June 24th: 88.17% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on September 1st: 84.42% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 8/21 on August 28th: 84.00% 
 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Heritage Auctions 1986 Fleer Michael Jordan #57 SGC Pristine 10--The Only Gold Label Example! on August 30th Actual price: USD $420,000.
  2. Heritage Auctions 1933 E137 Zeenut P.C.L. Joe DeMaggio (DiMaggio) Batting with Coupon PSA EX 5. on August 30th Actual price: USD $240,000.
  3. Forum Auctions Girl with Balloon on September 4th Actual price: USD $235,976.
  4. Heritage Auctions 1934 Babe Ruth Signed Final New York Yankees Player's Contract with Video Match Documentation! on August 30th Actual price: USD $234,000.
  5. Forum Auctions Rude Copper on September 4th Actual price: USD $223,462.
  6. Heritage Auctions 1909-11 T206 Sweet Caporal Ty Cobb Signed Portrait Red Background Good 2 Auto 7. on August 30th Actual price: USD $192,000.
  7. Heritage Auctions 1986 Fleer Basketball Cards Complete Set (132) - Every Card Graded PSA Gem Mint 10! on August 30th Actual price: USD $186,000.
  8. Heritage Auctions 2003-04 Upper Deck Ultimate Collection LeBron James #127 Signed Rookie Card (#005/250) BGS Pristine 10 & Autograph 10. on August 30th Actual price: USD $180,000.
  9. Heritage Auctions 1933 Lou Gehrig Signed New York Yankees Player's Contract. on August 30th Actual price: USD $138,000.
  10. Forum Auctions Choose your weapon (Cool Grey) on September 4th Actual price: USD $132,290.
  11. Heritage Auctions 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle Signed #311 PSA VG-EX 4, Auto 9. on August 30th Actual price: USD $132,000.
  12. Heritage Auctions 1986 Fleer Michael Jordan #57 PSA Gem Mint 10. on August 30th Actual price: USD $111,000.
  13. Forum Auctions Donuts (Strawberry) on September 4th Actual price: USD $107,262.
  14. Heritage Auctions 1986-87 Fleer Basketball Wax Box with 36 Original Unopened Packs as Issued by Fleer. on August 30th Actual price: USD $105,000.
  15. Forum Auctions Very Little Helps on September 4th Actual price: USD $100,111.
  16. Forum Auctions Barcode on September 4th Actual price: USD $98,323.
  17. Forum Auctions Jack and Jill (Police Kids) on September 4th Actual price: USD $98,323.
  18. Forum Auctions Soup Can (Original) on September 4th Actual price: USD $91,173.
  19. Forum Auctions Morons (Sepia) on September 4th Actual price: USD $89,385.
  20. Forum Auctions Happy Choppers on September 4th Actual price: USD $89,385.
  21. Forum Auctions Grannies on September 4th Actual price: USD $89,385.
  22. Heritage Auctions 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle #311 PSA EX-MT 6. on August 30th Actual price: USD $87,000.
  23. Heritage Auctions 1957 Topps Mickey Mantle #95 PSA Mint 9 - Only One Superior. on August 30th Actual price: USD $84,000.
  24. Heritage Auctions 1954 Topps Ernie Banks Rookie #94 PSA Mint 9. on August 30th Actual price: USD $81,000.
  25. Heritage Auctions 1900 Christy Mathewson Signed New York Giants Rookie Player's Contract. on August 30th Actual price: USD $72,000.



29 total sales reported this week:

Bogota Auction. Prints and Multiples on June 24th: 88.17%
Tessier & Sarrou and Associates. Fine Art - Prints on July 21st: 54.05%
Bonhams. Seeing Out of the Box - Conceptural Photographs Online - bidstart 8/26 on September 4th: 37.07%
Bonhams. Nothing But Soul (Photographs) - bidstart 8/26 on September 4th: 21.88%
Forum Auctions. Only Banksy on September 4th: 100.00%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Modern Literature, Private Press & Illustrated Books on September 3rd: 96.82%
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. A Partial Gentleman's Library: Important Books from Around the World on September 2nd: 90.00%
Nye & Company Auctioneers. Estate Treasures Auction on September 2nd: 76.54%
Eldreds. Summer Online Only on September 2nd: 57.14%
Heritage Auctions. U.S. Currency Weekly - Internet Bidstart 8/25 on September 1st: 99.81%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 8/25 on September 1st: 100.00%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on September 1st: 84.42%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Great Americana Pow Wow - Session 5 on August 31st: 73.32%
Cowans Auctions. Unreserved Fine and Decorative Arts - Prints and Books - bidstart 8/20 on August 31st: 96.49%
Stockholms Auktionsverk. Gamla Kassan on August 23rd: 97.92%
Heritage Auctions. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 8/23 on August 31st: 99.41%
Heritage Auctions. Summer Platinum Night Sports Collectible Catalog Auction on August 30th: 97.14%
Heritage Auctions. The Adem Karisik Collection of Canada World Paper Money Online Auction on August 31st: 94.87%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 8/23 on August 30th: 98.24%
Potter and Potter Auctions. Coin-Op and Advertising - Posters and Prints on August 29th: 92.12%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Great Americana Pow Wow - Session 4 on August 30th: 54.22%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Great Americana Pow Wow - Session 3 on August 29th: 75.59%
Addison and Sarova. Summer Rare Books and Ephemera on August 29th: 90.79%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on August 29th: 94.00%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 8/21 on August 28th: 84.00%
Catawiki B. V.. Cartography - Online Bidstart 8/21 on August 28th: 42.22%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - Internet bidstart 8/14 on August 25th: 71.43%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 8/14 on August 24th: 98.00%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 8/14 on August 23rd: 78.57%

 


For the week ahead 28 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Sep. 7th
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 54 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 8/28. 70 lots

Tue. Sep. 8th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. U.S. Currency Weekly - Internet Bidstart 9/1. 472 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 9/1. 148 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. AUCTION OF BOOKS AND DOCUMENTS ON THE INDEPENDENCE OF MEXICO, THE FIRST EMPIRE AND THE FIRST REPUBLI. 252 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - Internet bidstart 8/28. 27 lots

Wed. Sep. 9th
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Printed Books, Maps & Documents, The David Wilson Library of Natural History (Pt II), Military Books. 761 lots
Robert Siegel Galleries. New York. Civil War Postal History, featuring the 'Ambassador' Collection. 326 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. Fine Autographs and Artifacts Featuring Hollywood - online bidstart 8/21. 1221 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Photographs Monthly Online Auction. 139 lots
Winner's Auctions Ltd. Jerusalem. Tukachinsky Archive. 132 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 90920. 140 lots

Thu. Sep. 10th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. ComicsComics & Comic Art Signature Auction. 1079 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. PBA Platinum: Rare Books & Manuscripts. 103 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. The partnerone Collection Sports Card Catalog Auction. 1110 lots
One Of A Kind Collectibles. Coral Gables. Rare Autographs, Books and Sports. 282 lots
Skinner. Marlborough. Irresistible - Unreserved - bidstart 9/1. 33 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - Internet bidstart 91020. 34 lots

Fri. Sep. 11th
Neal Auction Company. New Orleans. Fall Estates Auction. 88 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 9/4. 90 lots

Sat. Sep. 12th
Potter and Potter Auctions. Chicago. Online Magic Auction - bidstart 8/13. 182 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. Remarkable Rarities - bidstart 8/21. 84 lots
Brunk Auctions. Asheville, NC . SINGLE OWNER AUCTION - THE ESTATE OF WILLIAM N. BANKS, JR. - NEWNAN, GEORGIA. 56 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 200 lots

Sun. Sep. 13th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 9/6.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 9/6.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 8/30. 252 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts. 40 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> MACHIAVELLI, Niccolò. <i>Nicholas Machiavel's Prince. Also, The life of Castruccio Castracani of Lucca…</i> Translated by Edward Dacres. London, 1640. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> FILSON, John. <i>The Discovery, Settlement and present State of Kentucke: and An Essay towards the Topography, and Natural History of that important Country…</i> Wilmington, Del.: James Adams, 1784. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> ELUARD, Paul. <i>Un poeme dans chaque livre.</i> Paris: Louis Broder, 1956. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> LEWIS, James Otto. [<i>Aboriginal Port Folio.</i> Philadelphia: Published by the Author, 1835-1836]. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> [ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS]. BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin. [Southern Netherlands (Ghent or Bruges), c.1460]. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> MORE, Thomas, Sir. <i>The Workes ... wrytten by him in the Englysh tongue.</i> Edited by William Rastell. London, 1557. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. MORRIS, William. <i>Love is Enough.</i> Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, 1897. $5,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> LINCOLN, Abraham. Autograph endorsement signed as President (“A. Lincoln”), 24 February 1863. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> WASHINGTON, George. Address panel with autograph free frank signed ("G:o Washington"), as Commander in Chief of the Continental Army, 5 August 1777. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> GOREY, Edward. <i>The Beastly Baby.</i> N.p.: The Fantod Press, 1962. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> FROST, Robert. Photographic reproduction signed and inscribed ("Robert Frost”), to R.V. Thornton, 1955. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> GOREY, Edward. <i>The Bug Book.</i> New York: Looking Glass Library, 1959. $500 to $700.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Book of Hours with Illuminated Miniatures, France, mid-15th century. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Conradus de Alemania [Halberstadt the Elder], <i>Concordantiae Bibliorum,</i> Strassburg, 1474. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Christopher Marlowe, <i>The Jew of Malta,</i> London, 1633. Earliest extant edition of this antiauthoritarian Elizabethan play. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b><br>Sir Isaac Newton, <i>The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy,</i> first edition in English, 2 volumes, London, 1729. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> John Rae, <i>Narrative of an Expedition to the Shores of the Arctic Sea in 1846 and 1847,</i> first edition, London, 1850. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Philip Pittman, <i>The Present State of the European Settlements on the Mississippi…,</i> first edition, London, 1770. $10,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Cyanotype of an anatomy class at Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1895. $300 to $400.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Equine veterinary formulary, manuscript on paper, East Earl, Pennsylvania, circa 1860. $400 to $600.
  • <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> REGAMEY, Felix (1844-1906). Unique drawing showing Verlaine and Rimbaud in London, September 1872. €70,000 to 100,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> LABORDE, Alexandre de (1773-1842). <i>Voyage pittoresque et historique de l’Espagne.</i> Paris : 1806-1820. €20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> BOCCACE, Jean (1313-1375). <i>Il Decamerone…</i> Venise : Gabriele Giolito di Ferrari, 1542.<br>€ 12,000 to 15,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> LAMBERT, Yvon (1936). Full collection of writings from <i>Une rêverie émanée de mes loisirs.</i> Paris : 1992 - 2018. €50,000 to 70,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> JOUVE, Paul (1878-1973) -- KIPLING, Rudyard (1865-1936). <i>La Chasse de Kaa.</i> Paris : Javal & Bourdeaux, 1930. €2,000 to 3,000