Auction Update Review

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Rare Book Hub: 19 Auctions Archived, another 28 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday 31 December 2021, 19 auctions were archived to Rare Book Hub’s Transactions+, 9 denominated in euros, and 10 in US dollars.

 

Turnover was $2,713,914 as 80% of all lots sold.  There were 6,511 lots posted and 5,185 changed hands.  The average lot sold for $523.

 

May 2022 be all that you wish!

 


5 auctions saw total sales exceed 100% of the high estimates of all lots offered in the sale:

Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 12/10 on December 22nd: 164.79%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 10/1 on December 24th: 154.78%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1600) - bidstart 12/10 on December 21st: 121.70%
Catawiki B. V.Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 12/10 on December 19th: 118.41%
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - bidstart 12/21 on December 28th: 112.85%


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

Heritage AuctionsWednesday Comic Art & Animation Select Auction - bidstart 12/22 on December 29th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Video Games and Playing Cards - bidstart 12/21 on December 28th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - bidstart 12/21 on December 28th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsUS Currency Weekly - bidstart 12/21 on December 28th: 99.63%
Heritage AuctionsComics, Animation and Art Weekly - bidstart 12/19 on December 27th: 99.62%
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters Weekly - bidstart 12/19 on December 26th: 98.66%
Heritage AuctionsSports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 12/12 on December 26th: 98.37%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on December 26th: 97.50%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 12/10 on December 22nd: 91.43%
Catawiki B. V.Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 12/10 on December 19th: 84.78%
Kedem Auctions Ltd.Jewish and Iraeli History, Culture and Art on December 21st: 84.26%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1700) - bidstart 12/10 on December 20th: 82.28%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 10/1 on December 24th: 81.52%

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Heritage Auctions The Amazing Spider-Man #1 (Marvel, 1963) CGC VG/FN 5.0 Off-white pages. on December 27th Actual price: USD $28,800.
  2. Heritage Auctions Albedo #2 (Thoughts and Images, 1984) CGC NM+ 9.6 White pages. on December 27th Actual price: USD $24,000.
  3. Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen La Cosmographie universelle de Tout le Monde recueillie de chasque bon authevr et approvve, tant des Historiens, comme de ceux qui ont descrit les lieux particuliers. 2 Bde. on December 18th Actual price: USD $22,276.
  4. Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen Cosmographia. Beschreibung aller Lender, in welcher begriffen Aller völcker Herrschafften Stetten und namhafftiger flecken herkommen... on December 18th Actual price: USD $18,099.
  5. Heritage Auctions Amazing Fantasy #15 (Marvel, 1962) CGC PR 0.5 Cream to off-white pages. on December 27th Actual price: USD $17,400.
  6. Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen Atlas historique, ou nouvelle introduction a l'histoire, a la chronologie & a la geographie ancienne & moderne. 7 Bde. on December 18th Actual price: USD $16,707.
  7. Heritage Auctions The Amazing Spider-Man #1 (Marvel, 1963) CGC GD/VG 3.0 Off-white to white pages. on December 27th Actual price: USD $15,072.
  8. Heritage Auctions Journey Into Mystery #83 (Marvel, 1962) CGC VG 4.0 Off-white pages. on December 27th Actual price: USD $14,400.
  9. Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen (Costumes of the Various Countries). Komplette Serie des Trachten- und Uniformwerkes in 7 Bänden. on December 18th Actual price: USD $13,227.
  10. Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen Der Dudelsackpfeifer. on December 18th Actual price: USD $12,530.
  11. Heritage Auctions Police Comics #1 (Quality, 1941) CGC GD+ 2.5 Cream to off-white pages. on December 27th Actual price: USD $11,400.
  12. Heritage Auctions Giant-Size X-Men #1 (Marvel, 1975) CGC NM 9.4 Off-white to white pages. on December 27th Actual price: USD $11,400.
  13. Heritage Auctions The Marvel Family #1 (Fawcett Publications, 1945) CGC VG 4.0 Off-white to white pages. on December 27th Actual price: USD $10,800.
  14. Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen Piper Verlag. Dem Verlag R. Piper & Co. zum 19. Mai 1924. on December 18th Actual price: USD $10,442.
  15. Heritage Auctions José "Pepe" Gonzalez - Vampirella Illustration Original Art (2003). on December 29th Actual price: USD $10,200.
  16. Heritage Auctions Special Marvel Edition #15 Master of Kung Fu (Marvel, 1973) CGC NM/MT 9.8 White pages. on December 27th Actual price: USD $10,200.
  17. Heritage Auctions Fantastic Four #19 (Marvel, 1963) CGC NM 9.4 White pages. on December 27th Actual price: USD $10,200.
  18. Heritage Auctions X-Men #1 (Marvel, 1963) CGC GD 2.0 Off-white pages. on December 27th Actual price: USD $9,960.
  19. Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen Die Kreuzigung - kleine Platte. on December 18th Actual price: USD $9,746.
  20. Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen De praestigiis daemonum, et incantationibus, ac ueneficijs, libri V. on December 18th Actual price: USD $9,050.
  21. Heritage Auctions Fantastic Four #12 (Marvel, 1963) CGC VF+ 8.5 Off-white to white pages. on December 27th Actual price: USD $8,700.
  22. Heritage Auctions Giant-Size X-Men #1 (Marvel, 1975) CGC NM- 9.2 Off-white to white pages. on December 27th Actual price: USD $8,400.
  23. Heritage Auctions The Avengers #4 (Marvel, 1964) CGC VF 8.0 Off-white to white pages. on December 27th Actual price: USD $8,400.
  24. Heritage Auctions Edge of Spider-Verse #2 Variant Edition (Marvel, 2014) CGC NM/MT 9.8 White pages. on December 27th Actual price: USD $8,100.
  25. Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen Eh. Brief mit Unterschrift "Frederic". In französischer Sprache. on December 18th Actual price: USD $8,075.



19 total sales reported this week:

Heritage Auctions. Wednesday Comic Art & Animation Select Auction - bidstart 12/22 on December 29th: 100.00%
Withington Auctions, Inc.. Outstanding Country Estate Auction on December 29th: 76.92%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Video Games and Playing Cards - bidstart 12/21 on December 28th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - bidstart 12/21 on December 28th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. US Currency Weekly - bidstart 12/21 on December 28th: 99.63%
Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen. Books, Graphics modern and ancient Arts, Antiques on December 18th: 53.87%
Pierre Berge and Associes. Photographs on December 21st: 16.07%
Kedem Auctions Ltd.. Jewish and Iraeli History, Culture and Art on December 21st: 84.26%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on December 26th: 97.50%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters Weekly - bidstart 12/19 on December 26th: 98.66%
Heritage Auctions. Comics, Animation and Art Weekly - bidstart 12/19 on December 27th: 99.62%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 10/1 on December 24th: 81.52%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books - bidstart 12/17 on December 23rd: 69.23%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 12/10 on December 22nd: 91.43%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (pre-1600) - bidstart 12/10 on December 21st: 75.76%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (pre-1700) - bidstart 12/10 on December 20th: 82.28%
Catawiki B. V.. Books - bidstart 12/10 on December 19th: 33.33%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 12/10 on December 19th: 84.78%
Heritage Auctions. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 12/12 on December 26th: 98.37%


For the week ahead 28 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Jan. 3rd
One Source Auctions. Canandaigua. 10TH ANNUAL NEW YEAR'S QUALITY ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES AUCTION. 149 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1700) - bidstart 12/26. 72 lots

Tue. Jan. 4th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. US Currency Weekly - bidstart 12/28. 648 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. World Currency Weekly - bidstart 12/28. 165 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Video Games and Playing Cards - bidstart 12/28. 86 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Modern Art and Design - Prints. 83 lots
Pot of Gold Estate Liquidations DBA AZFirearms.com. Avondale. High End Antique, Coin-op, Gun, Coin, Jewelry, Art. 25 lots
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Chadds Ford, PA . Online Only - Timed Eclectic Variety. 17 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 12/24. 35 lots

Wed. Jan. 5th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. FUN Currency Signature Auction - Orlando. 1185 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Wednesday Comic Art & Animation Select Auction - bidstart 12/29. 257 lots
Winner's Auctions Ltd. Jerusalem. Unlimited - Part 1. 110 lots
Winner's Auctions Ltd. Jerusalem. Unlimited - Part 2. 358 lots
Tessier & Sarrou and Associates. Paris. Online Sale - Books. 986 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 12/24. 150 lots

Thu. Jan. 6th
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Books in All Fields with Americana & Maps - Timed Online Auction - bidstart 12/24. 471 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. FUN World Paper Money Signature® Auction - Orlando. 468 lots
University Archives. Wilton. Rare Autographs, Photographs & Books. 535 lots
Leland Little Auctions. Hillsborough, NC. The New Years Estate Auction. 28 lots

Fri. Jan. 7th
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 1/1. 90 lots

Sat. Jan. 8th
Garth's Auctioneers and Appraisers. Columbus. Petroliana - Advertising - Country Store - with Amanda Auction Gallery. 94 lots
Tennants Auctioneers. Leyburn. Antiques and Interiors, to include Affordable Modern and Contemporary Art. 56 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper - bidstart 1/1. 200 lots

Sun. Jan. 9th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics, Animation and Art Weekly - bidstart 1/2.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters Weekly - bidstart 1/2.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 12/26. 394 lots
Schilb Antiquarian. Columbia. RARE BOOKS With NO RESERVE NO BUYERS PREMIUM!.
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts -- bidstart 1/1. 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.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br> Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including Americana<br>Online<br>Now through January 25, 2022</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Audubon, John James. The "Wild Turkey" manuscript — capturing one of the nation's most iconic symbols of unity. $250,000 to $350,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> (Flag) — Commemorative Thirteen-Star Flag. Pre-Civil War, Thirteen-Star Flag of the United States, from the collection of Charles Kuralt. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Fitzgerald, F. Scott. <i>Tender is the Night</i>. First edition, presentation copy, and a former mystery. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Audubon, John James. The "Wild Turkey" manuscript — capturing one of the nation's most iconic symbols of unity. $250,000 to $350,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Salinger, J.D. <i>The Catcher in the Rye.</i> A strikingly fresh first edition of Salinger's essential novel. $20,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Whitman, Walt. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> “America's second Declaration of Independence” — signed by Whitman. $150,000 to $200,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> [Dylan, Bob]. Some of the earliest known professional portraits. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Y-Worth [Yarworth], William. <i>Cerevisiarii Comes: Or, the New and True Art of Brewing…</i> A rare and early English work on the art of brewing. $5,000 to $7,000.
  • <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.