Auction Reports

Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books

Auction Info

Auction Name
Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper
Auction Date
08/01/2020 - 08/01/2020
Sale Number
#80120
Total Lots
200
Sold Lots
181
Lots Sold
90.50%
Unsold Lots
19
Total Sales (USD)
34,320.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
67,750.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
129,500.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
74,800.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
143,250.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
23.96%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
21196 John Gould

Gould - Shining Sun-beam Hummingbird & Cactus; Aglaectis Cupripennis

1849-1887 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 2,915.00
21200 Karl Bodmer

Karl Bodmer - Mato-Tope

1839-1842 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 2,255.00
21197 Daniel Giraud Elliot

Elliot - Common Pheasant

1870-1872 USD 2,500.00 - 4,500.00 USD 1,705.00
21198 Daniel Giraud Elliot

Elliot - Reeves's Pheasant

1870-1872 USD 2,500.00 - 4,500.00 USD 1,705.00
21181 John Gould

Gould - Great Racket-tailed Parrot

1850-1883 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 880.00
21169 Basilius Besler

Besler - Hollyhock, Violet; Alcea Syriaca, Viola, Cotula

1713 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 715.00
21167 Basilius Besler

Besler - Hyacinth; Hyacinthus, Palma Christi, Orchis

1713 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 550.00
21166 Basilius Besler

Besler - Hyacinth; Hyacinthus

1713 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 522.50
21192 John Gould

Gould - Coppery-Tail Hummingbird; Metallura Cupreicauda

1849-1887 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 495.00
21194 John Gould

Gould - Mexican Shear-tail Hummingbird; Thaumastura Elizae

1849-1887 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 495.00
21114 John James Audubon

Audubon - White-headed Sea Eagle or Bald Eagle. 14

1840-1844 USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 495.00
21164 Basilius Besler

Besler - Water Lily, Nymphaea

1713 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 495.00
21168 Basilius Besler

Besler - Leucojum

1713 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 495.00
21195 John Gould

Gould - Violet-Tail Hummingbird & Passion Flower; Metallura Smaragdinicollis

1849-1887 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 467.50
21165 Basilius Besler

Besler - Tulip, Hyacinth; Tulipa, Hyacinthus

1713 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 440.00
21191 John Gould

Gould - Castelnau's Sunbeam Hummingbird; Aglaeactis Castelnaui

1849-1887 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 412.50
21133 Edward Harrison Compton

Compton, Original Watercolor - Beetle

1906-1960 USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 412.50
21193 John Gould

Gould - White-tip Hummingbird; Urosticte Benjamini

1849-1887 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 385.00
21129 Edward Harrison Compton

Compton, Original Watercolor - Moth or Butterfly

1906-1960 USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 385.00
21035 Domenico de Rossi

Rossi - Nude Statue - Medesimo. 58

1704 USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 357.50

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  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Adam Smith, <i>Wealth of Nations,</i> first edition, descended from William Alexander, London, 1776. $70,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> George Gershwin, photograph signed & inscribed with autograph musical quotation, <i>An American in Paris,</i> 1928. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Friedrich Engels, <i>The Condition of the Working Class in England,</i> first edition, NY, 1887. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> <i>Bury St. Edmunds Witch Trials,</i> first edition, London, 1682. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Robert Rey, <i>Estampes,</i> complete portfolio of 12 wood engravings, Paris, 1950. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Archive of 47 letters by Enrico Caruso to a lady friend, 1906-20. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Books of Hours in Flemish, Netherlands, 15th century. $8,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Jack Kerouac, <i>Doctor Sax,</i> deluxe limited edition, signed, NY, 1959. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Walt Disney, signature on title-page of Ward Greene’s <i>Lady and the Tramp,</i> first edition, first printing. $3,000 to $4,000.
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