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Rare Book Hub: 33 Auctions Archived, another 43 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 12th February 2021, 33 auctions were archived to Rare Book Hub’s Transactions+ Database; 1 denominated in Australian dollars, 2 in Danish krone, 7 in euros, 1 in British pounds, and 22 in US dollars.

 

Turnover was $4.489,258 as 88% of all lots offered sold.  Nine thousand five-hundred-forty-seven lots were offered and 8,421 changed hands.  The market continues to be strong.



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

Bruun RasmussenOld Masters - Works on Paper on February 8th: 291.07%
Neal Auction CompanyWinter Estates Auction on February 7th: 234.33%
BonhamsTravel and Exploration on February 10th: 206.96%
FerratonModern and Contemporary Art on February 6th: 146.56%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 1/22 on February 3rd: 141.12%
Ripley AuctionsRemarkable Rarities feat. Niagara Falls, Guinness World Records Museum Displays on February 12th: 125.14%
Rachel Davis Fine ArtsPrints & Drawings at Online Auction, featuring the Arthur Gilbert collection, Boulder CO on February 6th: 119.27%
EldredsWinter Marketplace Auction on February 11th: 111.20%
Catawiki B. V.Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 1/22 on January 31st: 110.11%
Bruun RasmussenModern Prints on February 9th: 108.19%
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 2/2 on February 9th: 105.87%
John McInnis AuctioneersEstate of John R. Gregg, Jr-York, Maine - Day 2 on February 6th: 104.81%
Alexander Historical AuctionsWinter Auction - Day 2 on February 9th: 103.09%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 1/22 on February 1st: 102.77%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 1/29 on February 5th: 101.88%


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

Leslie Hindman AuctioneersDenver Collections on February 10th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsThe Hunter Collection of Continental and Colonial Currency Special Monthly Auction on February 11th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 2/2 on February 9th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsUS Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 2/2 on February 9th: 99.85%
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 1/31 on February 7th: 99.45%
Heritage AuctionsComics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 1/31 on February 8th: 99.42%
Ripley AuctionsRemarkable Rarities feat. Niagara Falls, Guinness World Records Museum Displays on February 12th: 99.04%
Neal Auction CompanyWinter Estates Auction on February 7th: 98.85%
John McInnis AuctioneersEstate of John R. Gregg, Jr-York, Maine - Day 2 on February 6th: 98.47%
Bruun RasmussenOld Masters - Works on Paper on February 8th: 98.00%
Heritage AuctionsSports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 1/24 on February 7th: 97.16%
Rachel Davis Fine ArtsPrints & Drawings at Online Auction, featuring the Arthur Gilbert collection, Boulder CO on February 6th: 96.92%
Bruun RasmussenModern Prints on February 9th: 96.67%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on February 6th: 95.00%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 1/22 on February 3rd: 93.58%
Revere AuctionsFine and Decorative Art, Featuring an Important Collection of Numismatics on February 10th: 92.94%
BonhamsTravel and Exploration on February 10th: 92.86%
Catawiki B. V.Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 1/22 on January 31st: 91.89%
Alexander Historical AuctionsWinter Auction - Day 2 on February 9th: 89.73%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 1/22 on February 1st: 88.61%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 1/29 on February 5th: 88.33%
Alexander Historical AuctionsWinter Auction - Day 1 on February 8th: 87.80%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 1/22 on February 2nd: 87.50%
EldredsWinter Marketplace Auction on February 11th: 86.54%
FerratonModern and Contemporary Art on February 6th: 85.82%
William H. Bunch Auctions and AppraisalsEclectic Variety on February 9th: 85.00%
 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. RR Auction Edgar Allan Poe Autograph Letter Signed on February 10th Actual price: USD $77,555.
  2. RR Auction Albert Einstein Typed Letter Signed on God and Natural Selection on February 10th Actual price: USD $54,618.
  3. Alexander Historical Auctions AUTOGRAPHS OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES on February 9th Actual price: USD $37,500.
  4. Alexander Historical Auctions ADOLF HITLER WATERCOLOR PAINTING on February 8th Actual price: USD $31,250.
  5. RR Auction The American Museum Books on February 10th Actual price: USD $26,756.
  6. RR Auction Isaac Newton Handwritten Manuscript on Religion on February 10th Actual price: USD $25,000.
  7. RR Auction Native American: Martha's Vineyard Land Deed on February 10th Actual price: USD $24,386.
  8. Heritage Auctions Fantastic Four #1 (Marvel, 1961) CGC VG/FN 5.0 Cream to off-white pages. on February 8th Actual price: USD $24,000.
  9. Neal Auction Company Jane Austen First and Second Edition Collection . incl. Emma on February 7th Actual price: USD $23,040.
  10. Alexander Historical Auctions KNIGHTS CROSS AWARD OF GEN. EUGEN VON SCHOBERT, K.I.A. EASTERN FRONT on February 8th Actual price: USD $22,500.
  11. Alexander Historical Auctions ADOLF HITLER'S PERSONAL SHAVING MUG on February 8th Actual price: USD $21,250.
  12. Neal Auction Company Beetles on February 7th Actual price: USD $20,480.
  13. RR Auction Eyvind Earle concept painting of Maleficent from Sleeping Beauty on February 10th Actual price: USD $20,101.
  14. Neal Auction Company Jeffersonian Democracy: A Work In Progress on February 7th Actual price: USD $19,200.
  15. Heritage Auctions Massachusetts August 18, 1775 20 Shillings Fr. MA-170 PMG About Uncirculated 55 EPQ. on February 11th Actual price: USD $19,200.
  16. Alexander Historical Auctions THE ONLY EXISTING POSTER FROM THE BEATLES 1964 AUSTRALIA CONCERT TOUR on February 9th Actual price: USD $18,750.
  17. Alexander Historical Auctions ADOLF HITLER'S TOILET SEAT 'CAPTURED' AT THE BERGHOF on February 8th Actual price: USD $18,750.
  18. RR Auction Mary Blair concept painting from Cinderella on February 10th Actual price: USD $17,531.
  19. Alexander Historical Auctions ALLACH 'LANDKNECHT MIT HALBERD', PAINTED on February 8th Actual price: USD $17,500.
  20. Alexander Historical Auctions BERNARD LAW MONTGOMERY'S CAR PENNANT FROM THE B.E.F. AND DUNKIRK EVACUATION on February 8th Actual price: USD $17,500.
  21. RR Auction Marvin Gaye Signed Album on February 10th Actual price: USD $16,479.
  22. RR Auction Eyvind Earle concept painting of the Coach and Castle from Sleeping Beauty on February 10th Actual price: USD $15,836.
  23. RR Auction Bob Dylan Suite of (6) Signed Lithographs on February 10th Actual price: USD $15,836.
  24. RR Auction Eyvind Earle pan production background and production cel of Maleficent from Sleeping Beauty on February 10th Actual price: USD $15,538.
  25. RR Auction Jimi Hendrix Signed Photograph on February 10th Actual price: USD $14,823.




33 total sales reported this week:

Neal Auction Company. Winter Estates Auction on February 7th: 98.85%
Ripley Auctions. Remarkable Rarities feat. Niagara Falls, Guinness World Records Museum Displays on February 12th: 99.04%
Holabird Kagin Americana. The Sweetheart Express Auction - Day 2 on February 12th: 76.95%
Heritage Auctions. The Hunter Collection of Continental and Colonial Currency Special Monthly Auction on February 11th: 100.00%
PBA Galleries. The Frank Graff Collection of Rare Valentines from the Victorian Age on February 11th: 61.42%
Holabird Kagin Americana. The Sweetheart Express Auction - Day 1 on February 11th: 78.55%
Eldreds. Winter Marketplace Auction on February 11th: 86.54%
RR Auction. Fine Autographs and Artifacts featuring Animation - bidstart 1/22 on February 10th: 70.24%
Heritage Auctions. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 2/2 on February 9th: 99.85%
Revere Auctions. Fine and Decorative Art, Featuring an Important Collection of Numismatics on February 10th: 92.94%
Moreshet Auctions. Judaica - Books and Manuscripts on February 10th: 67.87%
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Denver Collections on February 10th: 100.00%
Bonhams. Travel and Exploration on February 10th: 92.86%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 2/2 on February 9th: 100.00%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Eclectic Variety on February 9th: 85.00%
Rossini. Contemporary and Vintage Posters on February 8th: 55.16%
Bruun Rasmussen. Modern Prints on February 9th: 96.67%
Bruun Rasmussen. Old Masters - Works on Paper on February 8th: 98.00%
Alexander Historical Auctions. Winter Auction - Day 2 on February 9th: 89.73%
Alexander Historical Auctions. Winter Auction - Day 1 on February 8th: 87.80%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 1/22 on January 31st: 91.89%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 1/31 on February 7th: 99.45%
Heritage Auctions. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 1/31 on February 8th: 99.42%
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Prints & Drawings at Online Auction, featuring the Arthur Gilbert collection, Boulder CO on February 6th: 96.92%
Michael Treloar. The Paul Lucas Collection of Australian Military History - Part II - bidstart 1/18 on February 6th: 63.44%
John McInnis Auctioneers. Estate of John R. Gregg, Jr-York, Maine - Day 2 on February 6th: 98.47%
Ferraton. Modern and Contemporary Art on February 6th: 85.82%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 1/29 on February 5th: 88.33%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 1/22 on February 3rd: 93.58%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 1/22 on February 2nd: 87.50%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 1/22 on February 1st: 88.61%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on February 6th: 95.00%
Heritage Auctions. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 1/24 on February 7th: 97.16%

 


For the week ahead 43 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Feb. 15th
Vermot de Pas. Paris. History and Regions of France: Manuscripts, Placards, Archives. 568 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. The Sweetheart Express Auction - Day 5. 357 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 135 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 2/5. 97 lots

Tue. Feb. 16th
Il Ponte. Milan. Interior Decoration|...| Books. 23 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 2/9. 695 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 2/9. 144 lots
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Chadds Ford, PA . Online Only: Eclectic Variety. 50 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 2/5. 33 lots

Wed. Feb. 17th
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Printed Books, Maps, Prints & Ephemera, Military Books, General Stock. 422 lots
Rago Arts and Auctions. Lambertville. Prints and Multiples. 297 lots
Purcell Auctioneers. Birr. Irish Interest Books and Ephemera. 637 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 2/5.

Thu. Feb. 18th
Cowans Auctions. Cincinnati. African Americana. 270 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Modern Literature, Private Press and Illustrated Books. 306 lots
Freemans. Philadelphia. Books and Manuscripts. 166 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. PBA Platinum - Rare Books, Manuscripts & Art. 111 lots
Swann Galleries. New York. Vintage Posters. 348 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. Presidential Auction. 286 lots
Leland Little Auctions. Hillsborough, NC. The Presidents' Week Auction. 28 lots
Skinner. Marlborough. Discovery - Interiors - Online bidstart 2/10. 43 lots
Sothebys. Paris. Unwrapped, Part II: The Hidden World of Christo and Jeanne-Claude - bidstart 2/8. 102 lots
Kestenbaum and Company. Brooklyn. FINE JUDAICA: RARE PRINTED BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS, AUTOGRAPH LETTERS & GRAPHIC ARTS. 264 lots
Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen. 75172 Pforzheim. Books, Graphics modern and ancient Arts, Antiques. 2713 lots

Fri. Feb. 19th
Copley Fine Art Auctions. Boston. The Winter Sale 2021. 33 lots
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Norwich. Pictures and Prints. 20 lots
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. February Timed Online Only Art & Antique Auction. 34 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 2/12. 76 lots

Sat. Feb. 20th
Aspire Auctions. Cleveland. Fine Art - Prints - bidstart 2/12. 72 lots
Aste Bolaffi. Turin. Comics. 123 lots
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Jewelry, Furniture, Art, Asian Auction. 119 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 200 lots
Michaans Auctions. Alameda, CA . Gallery Auction. 34 lots
Nadeau's Auction Gallery. Windsor. Mid-Century, Modern Art and Contemporary Sale. 25 lots
North American Auction Company. Bozeman. Early Western and American Indian Sale. 103 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Photographs. 104 lots

Sun. Feb. 21st
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 2/14.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 2/14.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 2/7. 241 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. The Collar City Collection of New York Nationals Special Online Currency Auction. 185 lots
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Jewelry, Furniture & Decorative Art, Fine Art, Asian Art Auction. 60 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 2/12. 41 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 2/12. 25 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Dorothea Lange, <i>Migrant Mother (horizontal),</i> silver print, 1936. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Group of 32 WWII-era identification badges for manufacturing & military-related companies, 1940-50s. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Julia Margaret Cameron, <i>Alfred, Lord Tennyson,</i> albumen print, 1869. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Arnold Genthe, <i>Portrait of Theodore Roosevelt,</i> silver print, circa 1908. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Edward Curtis, <I>Oasis in the Badlands,</I> toned platinum print, 1905. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Francis Frith, three volumes, approximately 140 photographs, 1860-70s. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Eugène Atget, <i>20 Photographs,</i> gold-toned silver prints by Berenice Abbott, 1898-1927. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Neil Leifer, <i>Muhammad Ali,</i> chromogenic print, 1965. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b><br>A group of approximately 50 Photomatic selfies of the same man taken over a period of time, 1940s. Estimate $1,500 to $2,500.
  • <b><center>Hindman Auctions<br>Literature from a Private New Orleans Collection<br>March 19, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> STEINBECK, John (1902-1968). <i>The Pastures of Heaven.</i> New York: Brewer, Warren & Putnam, 1932. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> FITZGERALD, F. Scott (1896-1940). <i>Tender is the Night.</i> New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> STOKER, Bram (1847-1912). <i>Dracula.</i> Westminster: Archibald Constable and Company, 1897. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b><center>Hindman Auctions<br>Literature from a Private New Orleans Collection<br>March 19, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> GOLDING, William (1911-1993). <i>Lord of the Flies.</i> London: Faber and Faber, 1954. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> SALINGER, J. D. (1919-2010). The Catcher in the Rye. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1951. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> HEMINGWAY, Ernest (1899-1961). <i>The Torrents of Spring.</i> New York: Scribner's, 1926. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b><center>Hindman Auctions<br>Literature from a Private New Orleans Collection<br>March 19, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> HUXLEY, Aldous (1894-1963). <i>Brave New World.</i> London: Chatto & Windus, 1932. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> WELLS, H.G. <i>The Time Machine, an Invention.</i> New York: Henry Holt, 1895. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> DAHL, Roald (1916-1990). <i>Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.</i> New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Hindman Auctions<br>Literature from a Private New Orleans Collection<br>March 19, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> HERBERT, Frank (1920-1986). Dune. Philadelphia: Chilton Books, 1965. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> KESEY, Ken (1935-2001). <i>One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.</i> New York: The Viking Press, 1962. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> VONNEGUT, Kurt, Jr. (1922-2007). <i>Slaughterhouse-Five or The Children's Crusade.</i> New York: Seymour Lawrence Delacorte Press, 1969. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <center><b>California Virtual Book Fair<br>March 4-6, 2021<br>www.abaa.org/vbf</b>
    <center><b>California Virtual Book Fair<br>March 4-6, 2021<br>www.abaa.org/vbf</b>
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    <center><b>California Virtual Book Fair<br>March 4-6, 2021<br>www.abaa.org/vbf</b>
    <center><b>California Virtual Book Fair<br>March 4-6, 2021<br>www.abaa.org/vbf</b>
    <center><b>California Virtual Book Fair<br>March 4-6, 2021<br>www.abaa.org/vbf</b>
    <center><b>California Virtual Book Fair<br>March 4-6, 2021<br>www.abaa.org/vbf</b>
    <center><b>California Virtual Book Fair<br>March 4-6, 2021<br>www.abaa.org/vbf</b>
    <center><b>California Virtual Book Fair<br>March 4-6, 2021<br>www.abaa.org/vbf</b>
    <center><b>California Virtual Book Fair<br>March 4-6, 2021<br>www.abaa.org/vbf</b>
    <center><b>California Virtual Book Fair<br>March 4-6, 2021<br>www.abaa.org/vbf</b>
    <center><b>California Virtual Book Fair<br>March 4-6, 2021<br>www.abaa.org/vbf</b>
    <center><b>California Virtual Book Fair<br>March 4-6, 2021<br>www.abaa.org/vbf</b>
    <center><b>California Virtual Book Fair<br>March 4-6, 2021<br>www.abaa.org/vbf</b>
    <center><b>California Virtual Book Fair<br>March 4-6, 2021<br>www.abaa.org/vbf</b>
    <center><b>California Virtual Book Fair<br>March 4-6, 2021<br>www.abaa.org/vbf</b>