Non-Fiction Top 10
|#1||$3,890.00||PROVOKE 2 EROS nude photography 1969 MORIYAMA signed !!|
|#2||$3,688.00||MARC CHAGALL ILLUSTRATIONS FOR THE BIBLE|
|#3||$2,087.78||Nelson Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. Signed 1/250 Ltd.|
|#4||$2,074.00||Box of 2 Peter Beard Books Taschen NR|
|#5||$1,691.00||AA BIG BOOK 1ST EDIT SIGNED BY BILL WILSON|
|#6||$1,500.00||A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole (1980)|
|#7||$1,300.00||Margin of Safety by Seth A. Klarman (1991)|
|#8||$1,380.00||LET'S GET LOST: A FILM JOURNAL BY BRUCE WEBER)|
|#9||$1,250.00||DAVID LACHAPELLE - ARTISTS & PROSTITUTES - SIGNED|
|#10||$1,227.00||BLINDS AND SHUTTERS-GENESIS PUBLICATIONS|
In a 10-day auction, the Italian seller listed the 1969 softcover photography book with 2 photos. Described as "fine condition!!! First edition. Signed by Daido Moriyama.... This is the original Japanese first edition...." After 28 bids, the auction ended at $3,890.
Detailing extensive flaws - "Lacks the spine and dust jacket, original lithograph boards ... are chipped and rubbed.... The original lithograph cover is defective & in fair condition ...." - the positives outweighed them with the 14 bidders who carried the opening bid of $1,500 all the way to $3,688. It was listed by a US seller in a 7-day auction with 12 photos.
Coming in at #3, the signed1st UK edition published by Little, Brown was among 250 copies of this limited edition in slipcase. Listed by a UK seller in a 5-day auction with 3 photos, the book attracted 4 bids.
Ever seen an action that was more about the seller than the for-sale item? Took me quite a while to find enough info to guess at the title. Here's what we know from the auction: "Box of 2 Peter Beard Books." Another clue: The volume in the sole photo is part of a Taschen limited edition in a case. The photo helped confirm that this is likely Peter Beard: Art Edition. Condition is "appears brand new or factory sealed...." Listed in a 7-day auction by a US seller, it attracted 30 bids.
The 1st edition, 11th printing in a special binding sold for $1,691 with 11 bids. Signed by Bill Wilson, it was described as "very good with some wear ... writing and underlining." It was listed by a US seller in a 7-day auction with 6 photos.
"Near flawless copy" was the description of this prize-winning novel by the US seller who listed it in a 7-day auction with 3 photos. It received 1 bid and sold at the opening price of $1,500.
Selling as a BIN, the US seller with 6 feedbacks described it briefly as, "used/read once, in perfect condition" and included no photos.
Called an "ultra rare book," the 1988 softcover was described as in excellent condition. A US seller listed it in a 7-day auction with 5 photos. After 7 bids, it sold for $1,380.
The limited edition (3074 of 5000) was signed by the author and includes 12 autographs by Eric Clapton, George Harrison and others. Described as "new...never opened," it was listed in a 7-day auction with 2 photos. After 19 bids, it sold for $1,227.
11 sellers were from the UK
8 sellers were from the USA
1 seller was from Italy
1 seller sold 3 books
Another seller sold 2 books
19 books were published during or after 1950
1 was published before 1950
0 book was listed for 3 days
1 books was listed for 5 days
10 books were listed for 7 days
7 books were listed for 10 days
1 sold as BIN
2 sold as a Best Offer
1 to 32 was the range of bids
3 were private auctions
Seller feedback ranged from 0 to 197,619.*
The seller who sold 3 books in the Fiction Top 10 had a feedback of 4.*
11 books were sold by sellers with 100% positive feedback
Feedback ranged from 90.1% to 100% for sellers who had feedback
The oldest book was published in 1947.
*feedback is noted at the time the auction is viewed by BookThink.
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