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Rare Book Hub: 45 Auctions Archived, another 60 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 12 November 2021, 45 auctions were archived to Rare Book Hub’s Transactions+ Database, 1 denominated in Australian dollars, 1 in Danish krone, 9 in euros, 5 in British pounds, and 29 in US dollars.

 

Turnover was $25,441,036 as 83% of all lots sold.  There were 13,444 lots posted and 11,109 changed hands.  The average lot sold for $2,290.

 

We're in the high cotton.  Paddles up!!

 

 

10 auctions saw total proceeds reach a million dollars:


Heritage AuctionsTrading Card Games on November 7th: $4,055,742
Heritage AuctionsEntertainment and Music Memorabilia on November 7th: $3,858,320
BonhamsPop X Culture on November 11th: $1,990,876
ChristiesPhotographs on November 9th: $1,616,971
Heritage AuctionsEntertainment and Music Memorabilia on November 6th: $1,506,182
Santa Fe Art Auction2021 Signature Annual Live Sale - Session 2 on November 6th: $1,490,340
Leslie Hindman AuctioneersFine Printed Books and Manuscripts, including Americana on November 10th: $1,481,922
Heritage AuctionsHistorical Manuscripts on November 6th: $1,435,947
RR AuctionFine Autographs and Artifacts - bidstart 10/22 on November 10th: $1,430,476
Swann GalleriesContemporary Artists’ Books: The Property of a Texas Collector on November 9th: $1,129,768

 


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

The Ohio CompanyThe Historic Holzer Auction on November 8th: 381.76%
Lang's Auction, Inc.Fishing Tackle Auction on November 6th: 305.01%
Santa Fe Art Auction2021 Signature Annual Live Sale - Session 2 on November 6th: 198.32%
Heritage AuctionsEntertainment and Music Memorabilia on November 6th: 178.34%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 10/122 on November 3rd: 170.50%
Leslie Hindman AuctioneersThe Civil War Collection of James C. Frasca on November 12th: 158.75%
Heritage AuctionsHistorical Manuscripts on November 6th: 155.42%
Heritage AuctionsEntertainment and Music Memorabilia on November 7th: 151.56%
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPrinted Books, Maps and Documents on November 10th: 136.09%
TooveysPrints, Maps and Posters on November 10th: 132.14%
Leslie Hindman AuctioneersFine Printed Books and Manuscripts, including Americana on November 10th: 125.98%
Chiswick AuctionsFine Books and Works on Paper on November 9th: 125.39%
Catawiki B. V.Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 10/22 on October 31st: 122.54%
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - bidstart 11/2 on November 9th: 113.43%
BonhamsPop X Culture on November 11th: 110.78%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 10/29 on November 5th: 105.07%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1700) - bidstart 10/22 on November 1st: 103.48%


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

Heritage AuctionsTuesday Video Games and Playing Cards - bidstart 11/2 on November 9th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsJim Davis: The Art of Garfield on November 11th: 100.00%
Lang's Auction, Inc.Fishing Tackle Auction on November 6th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - bidstart 11/2 on November 9th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsWednesday Comic Art & Animation Select Auction - bidstart 11/3 on November 10th: 99.52%
Heritage AuctionsTrading Card Games on November 7th: 99.50%
Heritage AuctionsComics, Animation and Art Weekly - bidstart 10/31 on November 8th: 99.42%
Heritage AuctionsUS Currency Weekly - bidstart 11/2 on November 9th: 98.97%
Leslie Hindman AuctioneersThe Civil War Collection of James C. Frasca on November 12th: 98.67%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on November 6th: 98.00%
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters Weekly - bidstart 10/31 on November 7th: 97.80%
Heritage AuctionsHistorical Manuscripts on November 6th: 97.13%
Heritage AuctionsSports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 10/24 on November 7th: 95.01%
The Ohio CompanyThe Historic Holzer Auction on November 8th: 95.00%
Santa Fe Art Auction2021 Signature Annual Live Sale - Session 2 on November 6th: 94.74%
One Source Auctions12th Annual Fall Toy Catalogued Auction on November 8th: 94.12%
University ArchivesRare Autographs, Photographs & Books on November 10th: 93.59%
Heritage AuctionsEntertainment and Music Memorabilia on November 7th: 92.25%
Sydney Rare Book AuctionsBooks, maps, posters, prints, Australiana, Idriess estate, Arabic texts, Chinese posters and more on November 12th: 92.23%
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPrinted Books, Maps and Documents on November 10th: 92.16%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 10/122 on November 3rd: 90.71%
Catawiki B. V.Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 10/22 on October 31st: 88.89%
Leslie Hindman AuctioneersFine Printed Books and Manuscripts, including Americana on November 10th: 87.90%
Heritage AuctionsEntertainment and Music Memorabilia on November 6th: 87.86%
BonhamsPop X Culture on November 11th: 87.50%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1700) - bidstart 10/22 on November 1st: 87.04%
Bruun RasmussenModern Art and Design - Prints on November 9th: 86.60%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 10/29 on November 5th: 86.46%
TooveysPrints, Maps and Posters on November 10th: 85.71%
PosterConnection Inc.Poster Auction on November 6th: 85.00%
SkinnerModern Firsts, Online - bidstart 11/1 on November 10th: 84.69%
Morphy AuctionsCoin-Op and Advertising on November 6th: 83.53%

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Santa Fe Art Auction The North American Indian - Harriman Set Volumes I-XX, Alaska Expedition Volumes and Ephemera, 1907-1930 on November 6th Actual price: USD $1,080,000.
  2. Heritage Auctions Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Autograph Manuscript Leaf from The Hound of the Baskervilles. on November 6th Actual price: USD $423,000.
  3. Heritage Auctions Sylvester Stallone "Rocky Balboa" Screen Worn Black Leather Jacket from Rocky (United Artists, 1976). on November 7th Actual price: USD $325,000.
  4. Heritage Auctions Pokémon First Edition Base Set Sealed Booster Box (Wizards of the Coast, 1999). on November 7th Actual price: USD $312,000.
  5. Christies Mathilde on the Eiffel Tower (Hommage à Marc Riboud), Paris, 1989 on November 9th Actual price: USD $231,824.
  6. Heritage Auctions Pokémon Blastoise #009/165R Test Print "Gold Border" Foil (Wizards of the Coast, 1998) CGC Ex/NM+ 6.5. on November 7th Actual price: USD $216,000.
  7. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers The Federalist on November 10th Actual price: USD $175,000.
  8. Heritage Auctions Magic: The Gathering Unlimited Edition Sealed Booster Box (Wizards of the Coast, 1993). on November 7th Actual price: USD $168,000.
  9. Bonhams Girl with Balloon, 2004 on November 11th Actual price: USD $160,051.
  10. Heritage Auctions Pokémon German First Edition Base Set Opened Distributors Case (Wizards of the Coast, 1999). on November 7th Actual price: USD $156,000.
  11. Heritage Auctions Magic: The Gathering Unlimited Edition Starter Deck Sealed Box (Wizards of the Coast, 1993). on November 7th Actual price: USD $156,000.
  12. Heritage Auctions Magic: The Gathering Alpha Edition Black Lotus (Wizards of the Coast, 1993) BGS MINT 9. on November 7th Actual price: USD $156,000.
  13. Heritage Auctions The Wolf Man (Universal, 1941). Fine+ on Linen. One Sheet (27" X 41"). on November 7th Actual price: USD $150,000.
  14. Heritage Auctions The Beatles 1966 Genuine Shea Stadium NY Concert Poster, Brand New to the Hobby. on November 6th Actual price: USD $150,000.
  15. Bonhams Mick Jagger, from Mick Jagger Portfolio, 1975 on November 11th Actual price: USD $143,239.
  16. Christies Classic Portfolio (Helmut Newton Photographien), 1998 on November 9th Actual price: USD $137,645.
  17. Heritage Auctions Hank Williams 1953 Canton, OH Genuine Original Concert Poster for the Show He Died En Route To. on November 6th Actual price: USD $137,500.
  18. Bonhams Barcode Leopard, 2004 on November 11th Actual price: USD $126,427.
  19. Bonhams Flexible, 2016 on November 11th Actual price: USD $126,427.
  20. Heritage Auctions Paul McCartney and Wings "Band On the Run" Best Pop Performance Grammy Award Given to Denny Laine (1974). on November 6th Actual price: USD $125,000.
  21. Heritage Auctions Original Published 1-sheet Poster Art Oil Painting for Fort Apache by Harold von Schmidt (Argosy Pictures, 1948). on November 7th Actual price: USD $118,750.
  22. Swann Galleries Stains. on November 9th Actual price: USD $112,500.
  23. Heritage Auctions FD-26 Grateful Dead 1966 "Skeleton & Roses" Concert Poster CGC-Graded Near Mint Plus 9.6. on November 6th Actual price: USD $109,375.
  24. Santa Fe Art Auction The North American Indian - Volume I and Portfolio I, 1907 on November 6th Actual price: USD $108,000.
  25. Heritage Auctions Pokémon VS Tropical Mega Battle Complete Deck (Pokémon, 2002) CGC Graded. on November 7th Actual price: USD $108,000.



45 Sales Reported this Week:

Sydney Rare Book Auctions. Books, maps, posters, prints, Australiana, Idriess estate, Arabic texts, Chinese posters and more on November 12th: 92.23%
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. The Civil War Collection of James C. Frasca on November 12th: 98.67%
Kestenbaum and Company. Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinic Letters, Ceremonial & Graphic Art on November 11th: 61.03%
Bonhams. Pop X Culture on November 11th: 87.50%
Morphy Auctions. Coin-Op and Advertising on November 6th: 83.53%
University Archives. Rare Autographs, Photographs & Books on November 10th: 93.59%
Heritage Auctions. Jim Davis: The Art of Garfield on November 11th: 100.00%
Vermot de Pas. HISTORY AND REGIONS OF FRANCE: MANUSCRIPTS, PLACARDS, ARCHIVES on November 8th: 36.47%
Tooveys. Prints, Maps and Posters on November 10th: 85.71%
Skinner. Modern Firsts, Online - bidstart 11/1 on November 10th: 84.69%
RR Auction. Fine Autographs and Artifacts - bidstart 10/22 on November 10th: 63.60%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps and Documents on November 10th: 92.16%
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts, including Americana on November 10th: 87.90%
Soler Y Llach. Antiquarian Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Collectibles on November 9th: 57.58%
Heritage Auctions. Wednesday Comic Art & Animation Select Auction - bidstart 11/3 on November 10th: 99.52%
Heritage Auctions. US Currency Weekly - bidstart 11/2 on November 9th: 98.97%
Heritage Auctions. Depth of Field: Photographs on November 10th: 68.99%
Swann Galleries. Contemporary Artists’ Books: The Property of a Texas Collector on November 9th: 77.59%
Christies. Photographs on November 9th: 75.00%
Chiswick Auctions. Autographs and Memorabilia on November 9th: 54.74%
Chiswick Auctions. Fine Books and Works on Paper on November 9th: 76.31%
Bruun Rasmussen. Modern Art and Design - Prints on November 9th: 86.60%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Video Games and Playing Cards - bidstart 11/2 on November 9th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - bidstart 11/2 on November 9th: 100.00%
The Ohio Company. The Historic Holzer Auction on November 8th: 95.00%
One Source Auctions. 12th Annual Fall Toy Catalogued Auction on November 8th: 94.12%
Heritage Auctions. Comics, Animation and Art Weekly - bidstart 10/31 on November 8th: 99.42%
Withington Auctions, Inc.. Pre Veteran's Day Auction on November 6th: 79.59%
Santa Fe Art Auction. 2021 Signature Annual Live Sale - Session 2 on November 6th: 94.74%
PosterConnection Inc.. Poster Auction on November 6th: 85.00%
Lang's Auction, Inc.. Fishing Tackle Auction on November 6th: 100.00%
Goldberg Coins and Collectibles. Collectibles Sale on November 2nd: 60.17%
ALDE. Part 2: Old Books from the 15th to 19th Century - online bidstart 10/06 on November 4th: 37.50%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 10/29 on November 5th: 86.46%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 10/122 on November 3rd: 90.71%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (pre-1600) - bidstart 10/22 on November 2nd: 74.07%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (pre-1700) - bidstart 10/22 on November 1st: 87.04%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 10/22 on October 31st: 88.89%
Heritage Auctions. Entertainment and Music Memorabilia on November 7th: 92.25%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on November 6th: 98.00%
Heritage Auctions. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 10/24 on November 7th: 95.01%
Heritage Auctions. Entertainment and Music Memorabilia on November 6th: 87.86%
Heritage Auctions. Historical Manuscripts on November 6th: 97.13%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters Weekly - bidstart 10/31 on November 7th: 97.80%
Heritage Auctions. Trading Card Games on November 7th: 99.50%


For the week ahead 60 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Nov. 15th
Tessier & Sarrou and Associates. Paris. Online Sale - Books. 780 lots
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Cincinnati. The Henry Fitz Jr. Archive of Photographic History. 1 lots
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Cincinnati. American Historical Ephemera & Photography. 319 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1700) - bidstart 11/15. 79 lots

Tue. Nov. 16th
Burgersdijk and Niermans. Leiden. Books. 1224 lots
Sothebys. London. Photographs - bidstart 11/10. 89 lots
PIASA. Paris. Limited Editions - bidstart 11/10. 109 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. US Currency Weekly - bidstart 11/9. 653 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. World Currency Weekly - bidstart 11/9. 175 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Video Games and Playing Cards - bidstart 11/9. 46 lots
Bellmans Auctioneers and Valuers. Billinghurst, West Sussex. The Lewis Gilbert Film Script and Production Archive. 28 lots
Rossini. Paris. PHOTOS, CAMERAS & PHOTOGRAPHIC EQUIPMENT. 78 lots
Stephan Welz & Co.. Constantia. Premium Hybrid-Live Lifestyle Auction. 105 lots
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Chadds Ford, PA . Online Only: Timed Eclectic Variety - bidstart 11/5.
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1600) - bidstart 11/5. 33 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Modern Art and Design - Prints. 110 lots

Wed. Nov. 17th
Old World Auctions. Richmond. Maps and Atlases - Internet bidstart 11/3. 808 lots
Purcell Auctioneers. Birr. Auction of a Collection of Irish Historical Interest Books - including Maps, Journals, Periodicals,. 624 lots
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Hudson. The Castle, Harlem: The Collection of Philip Hewat-Jaboor & Rodney Keenan. 11 lots
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Military & Aviation History, Medals & Militaria, Photography & Cameras. 333 lots
Doyle New York. New York. Photographs. 150 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Wednesday Comic Art & Animation Select Auction - bidstart 11/10. 336 lots
Bonhams. London. Rock, Pop and Film. 380 lots
Nye & Company Auctioneers. Bloomfield. Charles S. Shultz Collection Auction Online - bidstart 11/3. 162 lots
Sothebys. London. Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History - bidstart 11/2. 209 lots
Moreshet Auctions. Jerusalem. A Special Chabad, including The Rare Shanghai Book. 141 lots
Rossini. Paris. SALE 100% NFT PHOTOGRAPHS BY CHRISTOPHE KEIP X TOKENTOME. 52 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 11/5. 115 lots

Thu. Nov. 18th
RR Auction. Amherst. Marvels of Modern Music - bidstart 11/11. 645 lots
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Constantia. Rare Books - Online bidstart 11/11. 478 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Rare Books with Science, Medicine & Natural History. 240 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper. 231 lots
Eldreds. East Dennis,. The Fall Sale. 40 lots
Christies. New York. A Graphic Century (1875-1975) - bidstart 11/4. 145 lots
Bonhams. Los Angeles. Sam Francis Prints. 50 lots
Ader. PARIS. Contemporary Prints. 394 lots
Sothebys. New York. The Constitution of the United States. 1 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics and Comic Art Signature Auction. 1451 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Fall Sports Collectible Catalogue Auction. 3198 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. November Wonders: Western Americana - Art, Political, Militaria, Native Americana. 276 lots
Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates. Harrisonburg. 41st Semi-Annual Premier Americana Auction. 44 lots

Fri. Nov. 19th
Neal Auction Company. New Orleans. Louisiana Purchase Sale.
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. COLLECTIONS OF A BIBLIOPHILE - PRECIOUS BOOKS 1500-1978. 155 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. November Wonders: Western Americana - Stock Certificates and Bonds. 658 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 11/10. 119 lots
Eldreds. East Dennis,. The Fall Sale.

Sat. Nov. 20th
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Online Only Auction.
Artcurial. Paris. The Universe of the Creator of Tintin. 101 lots
Artcurial. Paris. Comic Books. 201 lots
Potter and Potter Auctions. Chicago. Photography and Ephemera. 718 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters. 893 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. November Wonders: Western Americana - Mining, Numismatic and Philatelic. 343 lots

Sun. Nov. 21st
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics, Animation and Art Weekly - bidstart 11/14.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters Weekly - bidstart 11/14.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 111/7. 367 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. The R.H. Factor Collection Currency Showcase Auction. 255 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. November Wonders: Western Americana - General Americana, Bottles, Gaming, Cowboy. 323 lots
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Modern Art +Design, Furniture & Decorative Arts, Jewelry, Asian Art.
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 11/10. 33 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>A Record Breaking Season</b>
    <b>Swann:</b> <i>The Book of Mormon,</b> first edition, Palmyra, NY, 1830. Sold Sept. 30 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> Vincent Van Gogh, <i>Homme à la Pipe: Portrait du Docteur Gachet, Evening,</i> etching, 1890. Sold Nov. 2 — $161,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edward Ruscha, <i>Stains,</i> title page, one of 70, signed, 1969. Sold Nov. 9 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> John James Audubon, <i>Carolina Parrot, Plate 26,</i> hand colored aquatint, 1828. Sold Dec.9 — $137,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edmund Dulac, <i>The Snow Queen,</i> watercolor, gouache, pen & ink, 1910. Sold Dec. 16 — $125,000.
  • <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> DANTE ALIGHIERI (1265-1321). <i>Commedia.</i> Venezia: Vindelino da Spira, 1477. Estimate: € 40.000 - 60.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> DALI, Salvador (1908-1989) - William SHAKESPEARE (1564-1616). <i>Romeo e Giulietta.</i> Milan: Rizzoli, 1975. Estimate: € 25.000 - 35.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> MALVASIA, Cornelio; MONTANARI, Geminiano. <i>Ephemerides novissimae motuum coelestium.</i> Modena: Cassiani, 1662. Estimate: € 8.000 - 12.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> JANSSONIUS, Johannes. <i>Atlantis majoris quinta pars, Orbem maritimum [Novus Atlas, volume V: carte marittime].</i> Amsterdam: Janssonius, 1650. Estimate: € 12.000 - 18.000.