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Sothebys: Space Exploration

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Auction Name Space Exploration Total Sales (USD) 2,592,625.00
Auction Date 07/20/2019 - 07/20/2019 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 742,000.00
Sale Number #N10096 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 1,131,500.00
Total Lots 134
Sold Lots 129 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 888,000.00
% of Lots Sold 96.27% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 1,310,500.00
Unsold Lots 5 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 197.84%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
107

FLOWN TO & USED ON THE LUNAR SURFACE DURING APOLLO 11 6 items mounted together on a special presentation board

USD 50,000.00 - 70,000.00 USD 225,000.00
109

FLOWN APOLLO 11 FLIGHT PLAN SHEET “LIFTOFF” — THE BEGINNING OF THE FIRST MISSION TO LAND ON THE MOON

1969 USD 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 USD 175,000.00
110

FLOWN APOLLO 11 FLIGHT PLAN SHEET “SPLASHDOWN” — THE CREW OF APOLLO 11 MAKES IT HOME ALIVE,

USD 25,000.00 - 35,000.00 USD 131,250.00
120

APOLLO 11 CHECKLIST SHEET USED ON THE LUNAR SURFACE PREPARATIONS TO WALK ON THE MOON LUNAR SURFACE FLOWN

1969 USD 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 USD 100,000.00
133

NEIL ARMSTRONG Six United States Passports issued to Neil Armstrong from 1954 to 1979

USD 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 USD 81,250.00
114

FLOWN TO THE MOON ON APOLLO 11 BUZZ ALDRIN’S APOLLO 11 FLOWN CREW-SIGNED DOW-UNICOVER “APOLLO XI FIRST STEP” COVER

USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 75,000.00
116

FLOWN TO THE MOON ON APOLLO 11 BUZZ ALDRIN’S APOLLO 11 FLOWN CREW-SIGNED APOLLO 11 EMBLEM COVER

USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 68,750.00
131

THE COMPLETE APOLLO 11 FLIGHT PLAN OUTLINING THE NECESSARY STEPS TO ACCOMPLISH MAN’S FIRST LUNAR LANDING

1969 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 62,500.00
108

TWO FLOWN APOLLO 11 DATA FILE SHEETS “MISSION RULES SUMMARY”

1969 USD 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 USD 47,500.00
71

VERNE, JULES From the Earth to the Moon.

1922 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 40,000.00
111

FLOWN APOLLO 11 DATA FILE SHEET “PHOTOGRAPHIC TIMELINE”

1969 USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 40,000.00
115

FLOWN TO THE MOON ON APOLLO 11 BUZZ ALDRIN’S APOLLO 11 FLOWN CREW-SIGNED COMMEMORATIVE COVER, NUMBER EEA-1

USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 40,000.00
121

FLOWN APOLLO 11 FLIGHT PLAN SHEET A STAR CHART USED DURING THE FLIGHT

1969 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 40,000.00
122 BUZZ ALDRIN

FLOWN APOLLO 11 FLIGHT PLAN SHEET A STAR CHART USED DURING THE FLIGHT

USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 40,000.00
139

APOLLO 11 - ALDRIN DESCENDS TO THE LUNAR SURFACE Large color photograph

USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 40,000.00
132

APOLLO 11 STEP BY STEP PLANS FOR SURFACE EXPLORATION INCLUDES THE PROCEDURE TO COLLECT THE FIRST LUNAR SOIL SAMPLE

1969 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 37,500.00
126

ALDRIN WITH OLD GLORY ON THE MOON NEIL ARMSTRONG CAPTURES THE IMAGE THAT SYMBOLIZES THE NATIONAL GOAL OF LANDING MEN ON THE MOON

USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 33,750.00
58

GEMINI IXA PANORAMA “Space Walk from Hell”

1966 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 USD 32,500.00
151

APOLLO 11 ARCHIVE OF 94 VINTAGE GELATIN SILVER PRINTS RELATING TO THE APOLLO 11 MISSION, 1969

USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 32,500.00
60

VERY LARGE LUNAR EARTH SIDE CHART, SIGNED BY A MEMBER OF EVERY APOLLO LUNAR LANDING CREW

1976 USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 30,000.00
146

APOLLO 11 - EARTHRISE Color photograph

USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 30,000.00
201

APOLLO 16 LUNAR SURFACE MAP, USED ON THE LUNAR SURFACE TAKEN IN THE LUNAR ROVER ON ALL THREE LUNAR EXPLORATIONS OF THE DESCARTES HIGHLANDS LUNAR SURFACE

1972 USD 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 USD 30,000.00
205

APOLLO 16 - JOHN YOUNG JUMPING SALUTE Large color photograph, 16 by 20 inches.

USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 30,000.00
16 BILL TAUB

COLLECTION OF ORIGINAL GELATIN SILVER PRINTS OF THE FAMOUS PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN AT THE LANGLEY WIND TUNNELS

USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 27,500.00
64

CORTWRIGHT, EDGAR M., EDITOR Apollo Expeditions to the Moon.

1975 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 27,500.00
  • <b>Koller International Auctions: Books [and] Manuscripts & Autographs. June 15, 2020</b>
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> INCUNABULA -Fridolin, Stephan. <i>Schatzbehalter.</i> With 96 (including 5 repeated) full-page text woodcuts. Nürnberg, 1491.<br>€ 39 470 / 57 020
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> Kokoschka, Oskar. <i>Die Träumenden Knaben (The Dreaming Boys).</i> With 11 original lithographs. Vienne, 1908.<br>€ 35 090 / 52 630
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> Third Bessarion Master (active in Lombard in the third quarter of the 15th century). Leaf from a gradual, 1455-60.<br>€ 21 930 / 30 700
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> Picasso, Pablo - Delgado, José alias Pepe Illo. <i>La Tauromaquia o arte de torear.</i> With 26 original aquatints and 1 original etching by Picasso.<br>€ 21 930 / 35 090
    <b>Koller International Auctions: Books [and] Manuscripts & Autographs. June 15, 2020</b>
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> Linschoten, Jan Huygen van. <i>Itinerario, Voyage ofte Schipvaert naer Oost ofte Portugaels Indien…</i> Amsterdam, 1595.<br>€ 17 540 / 26 320
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> CHILDREN’S BOOKS - Meggendorfer, Lothar. <i>Nah und Fern. Ein Tierbilderbuch zum Ziehen.</i> With 8 coloured, lithographed plates.<br>€ 530 / 790
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> DANSE MACABRE - Bille, Edmond. <i>Une Danse macabre.</i> With 20 coloured woodcuts. Lausanne, 1919. Large folio.<br>€ 610 / 880
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> Dexel, Walter. A collection of 7 invitation cards from the Kunstverein Jena, each typographically designed by W. Dexel. Jena, 1924-1928. Each 10.5 x 14.8 cm.<br>€ 530 / 790
  • <b>Gonnelli:</b> Books & Graphics 26th – 27th – 28th May 2020.
    <b>Gonnelli:</b> May 27th, Travel and exploration.
    <b>Gonnelli:</b> May 27th, Musical books, autographs & printed music.
    <b>Gonnelli:</b> May 26th, A collection of Piranesi’s etchings. € 50 to € 16000.
    <b>Gonnelli:</b> May 28th, Books from XV to XX Century.
    <b>Gonnelli:</b> May 28th, Hansel and Gretel and other stories by the brothers Grimm illustrated by Kay Nielsen. € 1000.
    <b>Gonnelli:</b> May 28th, Artists’ books from Dalì, Marini & others.
  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>June 23, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [SUPREME COURT JUSTICES]. A very extensive collection of 203 letters, documents and signatures. A COMPLETE COLLECTION OF THE SUPREME COURT JUSTICES, JOHN JAY THROUGH WILLIAM REHNQUIST. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> ZATTA, Antonio. <i>Atlante Novissimo.</i> Venice: Antonio Zatta, 1775-1785. ONE OF THE FINEST WORLD ATLASES issued in Italy in the 18th century. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [CHICAGO HISTORY] -- [COLUMBUS, Christopher]. Monumental historiated and embroidered panel of the MADE FOR THE 1893 COLUMBIAN EXHIBITION IN CHICAGO. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>June 23, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [MONASTERY HILL BINDING]. AINSWORTH, William Harrison. <i>Historical Romances.</i> Philadelphia, n.d. A fine early exhibition binding by the Monastery Hill Bindery. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM]. New York: Tiber Press, [1960]. 4 volumes. LIMITED EDITION, number 119 of 200 COPIES, EACH SIGNED BY THE POET AND ARTIST. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> GRATIANUS, the Canonist. <i>Decretum.</i> Venedig: Petrus de Plasiis, 25 January 1483. Second quarto edition. FIRST PAGE ILLUMINATED BY A CONTEMPORARY ARTIST. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>June 23, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [ABOLITIONISTS]. <i>William Lloyd Garrison. The Story of his Life.</i> New York, 1885. ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS FROM SEVERAL NOTABLE ABOLITIONISTS neatly bound in throughout. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> ANSON, George. <i>A Voyage round the World, In the Years 1740... 1744.</i> London: John and Paul Knapton for the author, 1748. FIRST EDITION. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> Blank railroad ledger, "Compagnie des Chemins de fer de l'Ouest" (spine title). N.p., 1909. A MONUMENTAL 20th-CENTURY ART NOUVEAU BINDING. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>June 23, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [MINIATURE ROOM] -- [FLEMING, John (1910-1987)]. Miniature of his 57th Street Library and Gallery. JOHN F. FLEMING'S BARONIAL 57TH STREET GALLERY. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE BINDING]. CHESTERTON, G.K. <i>Five Types: A Book of Essays.</i> London, 1910. LIMITED EDITION, number 3 of 30 copies on vellum SIGNED BY GEORGE SUTCLIFFE. $400 to $500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. <i>When Adam Delved and Eve Span....</i> [Ancoats Brotherhood, 1894-5]. LIMITED EDITION, one of 250 copies printed. $500 to $700.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Abraham Lincoln, Emancipation Proclamation by the President of the United States, pamphlet, 1862. Sold May 7 for $11,875.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Family papers of the distinguished Ruby-Jackson family, Portland, Maine, 1853-1961. Sold May 7 for $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> E. Simms Campbell, A Night-Club Map of Harlem, in inaugural issue of Manhattan, 1933. Sold May 7 for $27,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Papers of the comedian Nipsey Russell, including a letter from MLK, 1929-2000. Sold May 7 for $17,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Edmonia Lewis, prominent sculptor, carte-de-visite by Henry Rocher, c. 1866-71. Sold May 7 for $5,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> The Black Panther: Black Community News Service, 44 issues, San Francisco, 1967-1971. Sold May 7 for $6,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ernest Withers, I Am A Man, Sanitation Workers Strike, silver print, 1968. Sold May 7 for $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> March For Freedom Now!, poster for a protest on the 1960 Republican Convention. Sold May 7 for $17,500.
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