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Articles - April - 2013 Issue

Auctions in April

Auctionsinapril

About a hundred sales in April

This April, as of March 28th, 99 sales with more than 25,000 lots are scheduled.  Dates occasionally change, others are added and a few delayed but the events as shown here are substantially what to expect.  The auction calendar, once the month is underway is always being updated.  This is the link to the most up-to-date schedule.

Wed. April 3rd     Aguttes.  Prints and Photographs [20651].  9 lots

                                    Neret – Minet  & Tessier.  Books and Autographs [15831].  233 lots

                                    Old World Auctions.  The Grace Collection of Important Antique Maps and Prints [144].

Thurs. April 4th          Bloomsbury Auctions.  Books, Manuscripts, Prints, Drawings and other Artworks [35999].

                                    Christies.  Photographs and Modernist Masterworks [2767].

                                    Dorothy Sloan Rare Books.  Americana:  Texas, the West, Mexico & the Borderlands [23].  614 lots

                                    Freeman’s [Samuel T. Freeman & Co.].  Books, Manuscripts and Maps [1454].
Heritage Auctions [Ha.com].  Rare Books online bidding ending today [201314]

Fri. April 5th                Alde.  Important Music Sale [20984]

                                    Christies.  Photographs and Modernist Masterworks [2691]..

                                    Dorothy Sloan Rare Books.  Americana:  Texas, the West, Mexico & the Borderlands [23].  614 lots

                                    Eldred’s.  Prints [763].

                                    Freeman’s [Samuel T. Freeman & Co.].  Posters and Other Graphics [1455].

                                    Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers.  Prints [1104].

                                    Piasa.  Ancient and Modern Prints [20618].

                                    Sothebys.  The Modern Image:  Photographs from an Important American Collection [N09027].

Sat.  April 6th              Eldred’s.  Prints [763].

                                    Sothebys.  Photographs [N08979].
Stair Auctioneers & Appraisers.  Books and Prints [40613]

Sun. April 7th              National Book Auctions.  Books, Prints, Ephemera [40713].

Mon. April 8th             Artcurial Briest-Le Fur-Poulain-F. Tajan.  Weapons and Historical Memories [20892].

                                    Doyle New York.  Photographs [40813].

                                    Sothebys.  Collection de Nicholas Landau et Jacqueline Goldman [PF1336].

Tues. April 9th            Christies.  Books and Manuscripts [2706].

                                    Piasa.  Ancient and Modern Books [20921].

                                      Sothebys.  Collection de Nicholas Landau et Jacqueline Goldman [PF1336].

Wed. April 10th          Bonhams.  Roy David’s Collection:  Part III:  Poetry [20922]

                                    Christies.  Books and Manuscripts [2706].

                                    Christies.  Prints [8623].

                                    Christies.  Books and Manuscripts [2806].

                                    Dominic Winter Book Auctions.  Printed Books and Maps [41013].

                                    Heritage Auctions [Ha.com].  Rare Books [6094].  630 items.

                                    Leslie Hindman Auctioneers.  Fine Books and Manuscripts [239].

Thurs. April 11th        Bloomsbury Auctions.  Horology and Science Books [36036].

                                    Dominic Winter Book Auctions.  Private Collection of Mountaineering Books [41113].

                                    Heritage Auctions [HA.com].  Historical Manuscripts [6093].

                                    Heritage Auctions [Ha.com].  Illustration Art [5126].
Heritage Auctions [Ha.com].  Historical Manuscripts [6093].

                                    PBA Galleries.  South Sale:  The Library of Dr. Richard Topel, Part I [504].

                                    Swann Galleries, Inc.  Fine Books, Including Incunabula [2309].

                                   

Fri. April 12th             Dominic Winter Book Auctions.  Private Collection of Mountaineering Books [41113].

                                    Heritage Auctions [Ha.com].  Illustration Art [5126].

Sat. April 13th             Alde.  Beautiful and Modern Bindings [20985].

Sun. April 14th           Bonhams.  Books, Prints [20943].

Mon. April 15th          Alde.  Letters and Manuscripts [20986].

                                    Bruun Rasmussen.  Books [1316].

Tues. April 16th          Bonhams.  Grosvenor School and Avant-Garde Print-making [20736].

                                    H. A. Stargardt Autographenhandlung.  Autographs [41613].

                                    Rupert Toovey and Co.  Ephemera [1119].

                                    Swann Galleries, Inc.  Printed & Manuscript Americana [2310].

Wed. April 17th          De Baecque & Associes.  Photographs [20967].

                                    Galerie Bassenge.  Books [101a].

                                    J. A. Stargardt Autographenhandlung.  Autographs [41613].                     Kapandji Morhange.  Engravings [15601].

                                    RR Auction.  Autographs [406].

                                    Rupert Toovey and Co.  Prints [1118].

                                    Sothebys.  Charity sale – Prints [PF1335].

Thurs. April 18th        Ader.  Books of Photographs [20830].

                                    Bloomsbury Auctions.  Bibliophile Books [36041].

                                    Bruun Rasmussen.  Books, Prints [1316].

                                    De Baecque & Associes.  Ancient and Modern Books [20968].

                                    Galerie Bassenge.  Books [101a].

                                    Heritage Auctions [HA.com].  Space Exploration [6095].
Heritage Auctions [HA.com].  Rare Books internet bidding ending today [201316].

                                    Swann Galleries, Inc.  Printed and Manuscript Americana [2310].

Fri. April 19th             De Baecque & Associes.  Photography [20967].

                                    Galerie Bassenge.  Books [101a].

                                    Heritage Auctions [HA.com].  America and Political Memorabilia [6096].

                                    Ketterer Kunst / F. Doerling.  Modern Prints [403].

                                    Kiefer – Buch- und Kunstauktionen.  Books, Prints [84].

Sat. April 20th             Artcurial Briest-Le Fur-Poulain-F. Tajan.  Library of an Amateur [20882].

                                    Galerie Bessange.  Books [101a].

                                    Ketterer Kunst / F. Doerling.  Post-War / Contemporary Prints [404].

                                    Kiefer – Buch-und Kunstauktionen.  Books, Prints [84].

Mon. April 22nd          Sothebys.  Books and Manuscripts [PF1303].

Tues.  April 23rd         Doyle New York.   Rare Books and Autographs [254].

                                    Sothebys.  Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History [L13401].

Wed. April 24th          Christies.  Travel, Science and  Natural History [8668].

                                    Dorotheum.  Prints before 1900 [41413].

                                    Kapandji Morhange.  Ancient Books and Autographs [1560]

                                    Lyon and Turnbull Ltd.  Rare Books, Maps and Manuscripts [378].

Thurs. April 25th        AntiquarianAuctions.com.  Rare Books online sale ending today

                                    Bloomsbury Auctions.  20th Century Prints [42513].

                                    Christies.  Collection Denise Levy [3573].
Heritage Auctions [Ha.com].  Internet bidding ending today.

                                    PBA Galleries.  Travel & Exploration, Cartography & Americana from the Library of Glen McLaughlin [with additions] [505].

                                    RR Auctions.  Autographs [407].

Fri. April 26th             Dorotheum.  Art Photography [42613].

Sat. April 27th             Knotty Pine Auction Service.  Books [42713].

                                    Morton Casa de Subastas.  Books [669].

Mon. April 29th          Christies.  Books and Manuscripts [3548].

                                    Doyle New York.  Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints [261].

                                    Minerva Auctions Roma.  Photography [ROMA-88].  

                                    Sothebys.  A Treasured Legacy:  The Michael and Judy Steinhardt Judaica [N08961].

                                    Sothebys.  Bibliotheque des ducs de Luynes, Chateau de Dampierre – First Part [PF-1323].

Tues.  April 30th         Bonhams.  Books [20688].

                                    Bonhams.  Prints [20911].

                                    Christies.  Prints and Multiples [2697].

                                    Sothebys.  Bibliotheque des ducs de Luynes, Chateau de Dampierre – First Part [PF-1323]

                                    Sothebys.  Collections [L13311].

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  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:<br>Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Caius Julius Hyginus, <i>Poeticon Astronomicon,</i> first illustrated edition, Venice, 1482. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Giovanni Botero, <i>Le Relationi Universali... divise in Sette Parti</i>, Venice, 1618. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> <i>L'Escole des Filles</i>, likely third edition of the first work of pornographic fiction in French, 1676. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:<br>Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Illuminated Book of Hours in Latin on vellum, Flanders, early 16th century. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Johannes Regiomontanus, <i>Calendarium,</i> Venice, 1485. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Pedro de Medina, <i>Libro d[e] gra[n]dezas y cosas memorables de España,</i> Alcalá de Henares, 1566. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:<br>Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b><br>Luis de Lucena, <i>Arte de Ajedres,</i> Salamanca, circa 1496-97. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Andrés Serrano, <i>Los Siete Principes de los Ángeles, válidos de Rey del Cielo,</i> Spain, 1707. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Johannes de Sacrobosco, <i>Sphaera mundi,</i> first illustrated edition, Venice, 1478. $15,000 to $20,000.
  • <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> A Rare 3-rotor German Enigma I Enciphering Machine. $70,000 to $90,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Important collection of correspondence between Werner Heisenberg and Bruno Rossi. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Walt Whitman Autograph manuscript containing his thoughts on death. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> David Roberts. <i>Holy Land</i>. Six volumes. 1842-1849. First edition. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Extensive collection of Ray Bradbury's primary works, most signed or inscribed. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Peter Force. Declaration of Independence. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Steinbeck. <i>Grapes of Wrath</i>. A fine copy of the first edition. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Lewis & Clark. <i>Travels to the Source of the Missouri River</i>... First English edition, extra-illustrated. 1814. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Manuscript document signed by Nuno de Guzman relating to Hernan Cortes, 1528. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> “Nos los inquisidores..." The first book in English printed West of the Mississippi. [1787]. $5,000 to $8,000.
  • <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Collection of 131 Herbert Ponting gelatin silver contact prints of Antartica, £6000-8000
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> One of several lots of Henri Cartier-Bresson gelatin silver prints, £200-300
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Vintage gelatin silver print of Diego Rivera by Leonard McCombe, £300-500
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Albumen print portrait by Julia Margaret Cameron of Sir John Herschel (April, 1867), £30,000-50,000
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Albumen print by Julia Margaret Cameron, Love, 1864 (from the Norman album), £1000-1500
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Albumen print by Lewis Carroll of Twyford School Eleven (Summer Term, 1859), £1000-1500
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Albumen print portrait by Lewis Carroll of Xie Kitchin as 'Dane' (Oxford, 1873), £500-800
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Calotype print (c1845) by Hill & Adamson of Lady Elizabeth (Rigby) Eastlake, £3000-4000
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Group of 12 waxed paper negatives of Scottish scenes by Thomas Keith, mid-1850s, £3000-5000
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> One of 15 lots of Roger Fenton salt prints of his work in the Crimea, mid-1850s, £400-600
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Quarter plate ambrotype (c.1860s) with ethnographic portrait of a woman seated at a table, £400-600
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Rare whole plate thermoplastic union case of the Landing of Columbus (c.1858),part of the John Hannavy collection, £1500-2000
  • <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Charles Darwin on sexuality and the transmission of hereditary characteristics: Autograph Letter Signed to Lawson Tait. Down, 17 January [1877].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> MILTON, JOHN. <i>Paradise Lost. A Poem written in ten books.</i> London: 1667. A very rare example with the contemporary binding untouched and with a 1667 title page.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Hamilton secures the ratification of the Constitution: <i>The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, assembled at Poughkeespsie, on the 17th June, 1788.</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> The social contract “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains”: ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. <i>Principes du Droit Politique [Du Contract Social]</i>. Amsterdam: Michel Rey, 1762
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> “The first English textbook on geometrical land-measurement and surveying”: BENESE, RICHARD. <i>This Boke Sheweth the Maner of Measurynge All Maner of Lande…</i>

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