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Potomack Company: February Cornucopia

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Auction Name February Cornucopia Total Sales (USD) 3,462.50
Auction Date 02/24/2021 - 02/24/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 3,500.00
Sale Number #IT188 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 5,950.00
Total Lots 26
Sold Lots 18 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 4,625.00
% of Lots Sold 69.23% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 7,950.00
Unsold Lots 8 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 43.55%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
222 AFTER MARC CHAGALL (RUSSIAN, 1887-1985)

BONJOUR PARIS (GOOD MORNING PARIS)

USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 375.00
223 SALVADOR DALI (SPANISH, 1904-1989)

MOSES

USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 343.75
228 GATJA HELGART ROTHE (GERMAN-AMERICAN, 1935-2007)

DON QUIXOTE along with BOLSHOI

USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 300.00
119

GROUP OF FIVE SILHOUETTES, A LITHOGRAPH AND A FRAKTUR

USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 281.25
212 SHOZO SHIMAMOTO

SHOZO SHIMAMOTO ARTIST'S PROOF 1/5

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 281.25
226 ERTE (ROMAIN DE TIRTOFF) (RUSSIAN/FRENCH, 1892-1990)

PRIDE, 1982

1982 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 281.25
220 FELICITA VOGLER NICHOLSON (GERMAN/AMERICAN, 1922-2006)

PHOTOGRAPH OF WHITE RELIEF, 1959

1959 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 250.00
227 LINDA LE KNIFF (FRENCH, 1949-)

CANELLE, LE GUITARE and FEMME ET GUITARE

USD 100.00 - 150.00 USD 250.00
229 THOMAS McKNIGHT (AMERICAN, 1941-)

MURRAY HILL, LAKE WORTH, and GULFSTREAM

1988, 1989, 1990 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 187.50
232 LOWELL NESBITT (AMERICAN, 1933-1993)

ELECTRIC TULIP

USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 187.50
273 FRANCESCO PIRANESI (ITALIAN, 1758-1810)

A PAIR OF ENGRAVINGS "TROFEI DI OTTAVIANO AUGUSTO"

USD 150.00 - 300.00 USD 156.25
230 THOMAS McKNIGHT (AMERICAN, 1941-)

FALLEN KNIGHT and OPHELIA from MYTHOLOGIES SUITE, 1994

1994 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 125.00
254

GROUP OF BOOKS AND BOOK RELATED ITEMS including 7 various leather bound volumes

USD 50.00 - 100.00 USD 125.00
276

MOZART IN VIENNA AND GLUCK IN TRIANON along with SAPHO RAPPELEE A LA VIE PAR LE CHARME DE LA MUSIQUE

USD 150.00 - 300.00 USD 112.50
121

MAP OF THE UNITED STATES INCLUDING TERRITORIES AND INSULAR POSSESSIONS

circa 1906 USD 150.00 - 300.00 USD 87.50
224 PETER BIRKHAUSER (SWISS, 1911-1976)

BIRTH FROM THE CHRYSALIS, 1976

1976 USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 62.50
431

PAIR OF ABSTRACTS

USD 50.00 - 100.00 USD 31.25
233

AMERICA'S CUP POSTER

USD 50.00 - 100.00 USD 25.00
  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> CURRIER and IVES, publishers -- After Frances F. Palmer. The Rocky Mountains. Emigrants Crossing the Plains, 1866. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [BIBLE, in English]. <i>The New Testament of Jesus Christ, translated faithfully into English.</i> Rheims, 1582. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [BIBLE, in Latin]. <i>Biblia latina.</i> Venice: Franz Renner of Hailbrun [Heilbrunn], 1483. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe (1792-1822). Autograph letter signed ("P. B. S."), to Charles Ollier. Florence, Italy, 15 December 1819. “MY PROMETHEUS IS THE BEST THING I EVER WROTE.” $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> RAMSAY, David (1749-1815). <i>The History of the Revolution of South-Carolina…</i> Trenton: Isaac Collins, 1785. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [BINDINGS]. MUIR, John (1838-1914). <i>The Writings of John Muir.</i> Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1916-1924. 10 vols. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [CHICAGO] -- <i>Park & Guide Map of Chicago.</i> Chicago: Jas. Van Vechten, 1873. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> CURRIER and IVES, publishers -- After Frances F. Palmer. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [ALLEN PRESS]. SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). <i>Romeo and Juliet.</i> Greenbrae: Allen Press, 1988. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> BEMELMANS, Ludwig (1898-1962). Pencil drawing on paper. 247 x 198 mm, sight, matted and framed. Showing a child shooting at a baby's balloon. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [LOGAN ELM PRESS]. HARVEY, Rebecca. <i>Any Number of Things.</i> Ohio State University, 2013. Single sheet paper scroll. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> BINYON, Laurence (1869-1943). A small archive of letters and pamphlets. $200 to $300.
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Bibliothèque littéraire<br>Hubert Heilbronn<br>11 May 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s May 11:</b> Breton, André. <i>Nadja.</i> Paris, N.R.F., Gallimard, 1928. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s May 11:</b> [Stendhal, Henri Beyle dit]. <i>Le Rouge et le Noir,</i> chronique du XIXe siècle. Paris, Levavasseur, 1831. €20,000 to €30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s May 11:</b> Dumas, Alexandre. <i>Les Trois mousquetaires.</i> 1844. 8 vols. In 4. Paris, Baudry, 1844. €30,000 to €50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s May 11:</b> Mallarmé, Stéphane -- Edgar Allan Poe. <i>Les Poèmes d’Edgar Poe.</i> Bruxelles, Edmond Deman, 1888. €18,000 to €25,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s May 11:</b> Proust, Marcel. <i>Le côté de Guermantes II. Sodome et Gomorrhe I. [and] Sodome et Gomorrhe II.</i> Paris, N.R.F., 1921 et 1922. €20,000 to €30,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Westvaco–Inspirations for Printers,</i> 3 volumes, 1938-61. $200 to $300.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Proef van Letteren, <i>Welk gegooten worden in de Nieuwe Haerlemsche Lettergietery,</i> 1768. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Paul Klee, <i>Bauhaus Ausstellung Juli – Sept.,</i> Weimar, 1923. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Michel Seuphor & Jozef Peeters, <i>Het Overzicht Nos.</i> 22-23-24, Antwerp, 1922. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Wolfrum & Co., <i>Modern Graphik, Serie I…,</i> complete portfolio, 1909. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Gravure et Fonderie deC. Derriey: Specimen-Album,</i> Paris, 1862. $5,000 to $7,500.
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