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Articles - June - 2013 Issue

A Hundred Auction Events in June

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June, a very busy month for the auctions

There are a Hundred Auctions in June [so far], vs. 86 in 2012.  During the month others will be added.

Sat. June 1st          Galerie Bassenge.  Prints [101k].  316 lots

                                    Galerie Bassenge.  Prints – session 2 [101L].  217 lots

                                    John McInnis Auctioneers.  Prints [281].  21 lots

                                    Morton Casa de Subastas.  Books, Documents and Engravings [672].  262 lots

                                    Skinner, Inc.  Fine Books and Manuscripts [2658B].  444 lots

Sun. June 2nd            Carlsen Gallery.  Prints, Photographs [60213].  16 lots

                                    National Book Auctions.  Books and Ephemera – Earhart, Antique, History, etc [06022013].

Mon. June 3rd             Neret – Minet & Tessier.  Posters [16379].  530 lots

Tues. June 4th            Archives International Auctions.  Autographs, Ephemera [60413].  82 lots

                                    Bruun Rasmussen.  Books [1323a].  218 lots

                                    Sothebys.  The Library of a Disttinguished American Book Collector [N09029].  180 lots

Wed. June 5th             Artcurial Briest-Le Fur-Poulain-F. Tajan.  Prints and Illustrated Books [21837].  342 lots

                                    Bonhams.  Prints [20738].

                                    Galerie Bassenge.  Photography from the 19th and 21st Century [101M].  452 lots

                                    Sothebys.  Music, Continental Books and Manuscripts [L13402a].

                                    Sothebys.  Highlights from the Mendham Collection:  The property of the Law Society of England and Wales [L13409].  142 lots

Thurs. June 6th          Alde.  Fine Library of an Amateur, Freemasonry, Collection about Paris [21424].

                                    AntiquarianAuctions.com.  Rare Books – internet bidding ending today.  [27].

                                    Bruun Rasmussen.  Interiors – Prints [1323b].

                                    Heritage Auctions [Ha.com].  Rare Books – internet bidding ending today [201323].

                                    Minerva Auctions Roma.  Enchantment of Art [Roma-93].

                                    Sothebys.  Music, Continental Books and Manuscripts, Day II [L13402b]

                                    Swann Galleries, Inc.  Maps, Atlases, Natural History and Historic Prints, Ephemera [2317].

Fri. June 7th                Artcurial Briest-Le Fur-Poulain-F. Tajan.  Comic Strips with L’univers du Createur de Tintin – 1st part [21838].

                                    Audap & Mirabaud.  Prints [20447].

Sat. June 8th               Artcurial Briest-Le Fur-Poulain-F. Tajan.  Comic Strips with L’univers du Createur de Tintin – 3rd  part [21882].  301 lots

                                    Artcurial Briest-Le Fur-Poulain-F. Tajan.  Comics, Illustrations – Benefiting “Douleurs sans Frontieres” Benefiting to
  “Douleurs sans Frontier [21955].

                                    Heritage Auctions.  {Ha.com].  Militaria and Civil War [6098]

Sun. June 9th              Bruun Rasmussen.  Photographs [1323c].

                                    Osenat.  French Empire at Fontainbleau [21042].

Mon. June 10th           Coutau-Begarie.  Comic Strips [61013]

Tues. June 11th          Piasa.  Books, Prints [20631].

                                    Sothebys.  Fine Books and Manuscripts, including Americana [N09066]

Wed. June 12th          Bloomsbury Auctions.  Antiquarian Books, Childrens and Illustrated [36058].

                                    Bruun Rasmussen.  Modern Prints [841].  37 lots

                                    Christies.  Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts [1176].

                                    Old World Auctions.  Antique Maps, Globes, Charts, Atlases & Vintage Graphics – internet bidding ending today [145].

                                    Rupert Toovey and Co.  Prints [1133].

Thurs. June 13th        Aguttes.  Books, Posters and Ancient Paper [21356].

                                    Heritage Auctions [HA.com].  Rare Books – internet bidding ending today [201324].

                                    PBA Galleries.  Fine Literature – Illustrated & Children’s Books – Oz:  The Collection of Ralph A. Massey [508].

                                    Sothebys.  Fine Books and Manuscripts, including Americana [N09066].

                                    Swann Galleries, Inc.  American Art [2318].

Fri. June 14th              The Romantique Agony Book and Print Auctions.  Books [51].

Sat. June 15th             Christies.  Books and Manuscripts [2800].

                                    Clars Auction Gallery.  Prints, Photographs [61513].

                                    Cornette de Saint Cyr.  Prints [21590].

                                    ERA Encheres.  Collection of 60 Atlases, Esotericism, Manuscripts, Curiosa, Old Books, Varied [21730].

                                    Pierre Berge & Associes.  Autographs and Manuscripts [15223].

                                    The Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions.  Books [51].

Sun. June 16th          Clars Auction Gallery.  Prints, Photographs [61513].

Mon. June 17th           Dorotheum.  Globes [61713].

Tues. June 18th          Christies.  Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts [8952].

                                    Henri Godts Books & Prints Auctions.  Books [61813].

                                    Pierre Berge & Associes.  Ancient and Modern Books [21791].

Wed. June 19th          Ader. Judiaca [20851].

                                    Bloomsbury Auctions.  Bibliophile [36060].

                                    Bonhams.  Books [20752].

                                    Dominic Winter Book Auctions.  Printed Books, Maps and Documents [61913]

                                    RR Auction.  Autographs [410].

                                    Skinner, Inc.  Ephemera [2660M]

                                    Sothebys.  Collection Raoul Simonsen [PF1331].

Thurs. June 20th        Christies.  The Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow Part Three:  The Baroque and Rococco Periods [2800].

                                    Dominic Winter Book Auctions.  Children’s Illustrated Books, etc [62013].

                                    Dorotheum.  Books and Decorative Prints [62013].

                                    Heritage Auctions [HA.com].  Rare Books internet bidding ending today [201325].

                                    Minerva Auctions Roma.  Books, Autographs and Prints [94].

                                    Skinner, Inc.  Ephemera [2660M].

                                    Swann Galleries, Inc.  19th and 20th Century Literature [2319].

                                    Waverly Auctions, Inc.  Quinn’s Book Sale [62013].

Fri. June 21st              Christies.  Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts including Americana [2717].

                                    Cowan’s Auctions, Inc.  American History [354].

                                    James D. Julia Auctioneers.  Advertising [343].

                                    Kiefer – Buch- und Kunstauktionen.  Rare Books [85].

Sat. June 22nd          Galerie Koller Auctions.  Modern Prints [A165].

                                    Heritage Auctions [HA.com].  Americana, Political [6096].

                                    Heritage Auctions [HA.com].  Legends of the Wild West [6101].

                                    Kiefer – Buch- und Kunstauktionen.  Rare Books [85].

Sun. June 23rd          Bonhams.  Books, Prints, Photos [20980].

                                    Pierre Berge & Associes.  Old Books/Modern [15229].

Mon. June 24th           Alde.  Ancient, and of the XIXth Books [21426].

                                    Piasa.  Photographs [20635].

Tues. June 25th          Alde.  Modern Illustrated Books [21425].

                                    Bonhams.  Books [20698].

                                    Bonhams.  Fine Books and Manuscripts [20981].

                                    Bonhams.  Northwest America and the Arctic [21309].

                                    Henri Godts Books & Prints Auctions.  Books [62513].

Wed. June 26th          Ader.  Manuscripts and Autographs [20843].

                                    Artcurial Briest-Le Fur-Poulain-F. Tajan.  Prints [21844].

                                    Bonhams.  Fine Books and Manuscripts [20981].

                                    Bonhams.  Russian Literature and Works on Paper [21421].

Thurs. June 27th        Ader.  Manuscripts and Autographs [20844].

                                    Bloomsbury Auctions.  Modern and Contemporary Prints [36059].

                                    Eldred’s.  Prints [779].

                                    Heritage Auctions [HA.com].  Rare Books internet bidding ending today [201326].

                                    PBA Galleries.  Fine & Rare Books [509].

                                    Swann Galleries.  Discovery [2320].

Fri. June 28th              Aguttes.  Books [21541].

Sat. June 29th             Alain & Evelyne Morel de Westgaver.  Books [38].
  

Sun. June 30th            Bonhams.  Prints, Books [20985].

The AE Auction Search is available at the top of all pages. 

Rare Book Monthly

  • <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Ernst, Max. <i>Mr. Knife and Miss Fork</i>. Paris, 1932. DELUXE EDITION. Sold for $15,625
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Cage, John. Autograph musical leaf from his Concert for Piano and Orchestra, NY, 1958. Sold for $18,750
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Cage, John. Autograph musical leaf from his Concert for Piano and Orchestra, NY, 1958. Sold for $18,750
    <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Einstein, Albert. Signed Passport Photo for his US citizenship application. Bermuda, 1935. Sold for $17,500
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Verard, Antoine. Illuminated printed Book of Hours. Paris, 1507. Sold for $7,500
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Wetterkurzschlussel. German Weather Report Codebook - for Enigma use. Berlin, 1942. Sold for $225,000
    <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Morelos y Pavon, Jose Maria. Autograph letter signed to El Virrey Venegas, February 5, 1812. Sold for $6,250
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Milne, A.A. Complete set of <i>Winnie-the-Pooh</i> books. 4 volumes. All first issue points. London, 1924-1928. Sold for $5,250
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> A 48-star American Flag, battle worn flown at Guadalcanal and Peleliu, 1942-1944. Sold for $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Locke, John. Autograph Letter Signed mourning the death of his friend, William Molyneaux, 2 pp, October 27, 1698. Sold for $20,000
  • <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>
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Luis de Lucena, <i>Arte de Ajedres,</i> first edition of the earliest extant manual on modern chess, Salamanca, circa 1496-97. Sold for $68,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Carte-de-visite album with 83 images of prominent African Americans & abolitionists, circa 1860s. Sold for $47,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Gustav Klimt, <i>Das Werk,</i> Vienna & Leipzig, 1918. Sold for $106,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Man Ray, <i>[London Transport] – Keeps London Going,</i> 1938. Sold for $149,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Thomas Jefferson, Letter Signed, to Major-General Nathanael Greene, promising reinforcements against Cornwallis, 1781. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Nicolas de Fer, <i>L’Amerique Divisee Selon Letendue de ses Principales Parties,</i> Paris, 1713. Sold for $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Russell H. Tandy, <i>The Secret in the Old Attic,</i> watercolor, pencil & ink, 1944. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ernest Hemingway, <i>Three Stories & Ten Poems,</i> first edition of the author's first book, Paris, 1923. Sold for $23,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Walker Evans, <i>River Rouge Plant,</i> silver print, 1947. Sold for $57,500.
  • <b>Chiswick Auctions: Summer Books. August 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Adams (Richard). <i>Watership Down,</i> FIRST EDITION, author inscription on front free end paper, folded map tipped in, original boards, dust-jacket. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Bowles (John). <i>Several Prospects of the Most…la Ville de Londres, avec des Remarques Historiques fort Succinctes, qui les Regardant,</i> 20 double page engraved plates only, of 23, 1724. £200 to £300
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Auden (W.H.). <i>Our Hunting Fathers,</i> FIRST SEPARATE EDITION, 1 of 22 copies, COPY B OF 5 PRINTED ON NORMANDIE, original patterned wrappers, Cambridge, for Frederic Prokosch, 1935. £800 to £1200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Summer Books. August 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Barrie (J. M.) & Attwell (Mabel Lucie, illustrator). <i>Peter Pan & Wendy,</i> FIRST EDITION, 12 chromolithograph plates, publisher's blue cloth, original printed dust jacket, [c.1920]; and 3 others (4). £200 to £300
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Bartolozzi (Francesco). Genius Calling Forth the Fine Arts to Adorn Manufactures and Commerce; Agriculture (Husbandry Aided by Arts and Commerce), glazed and framed. £200 to £300
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> A collection of engraved caricatures, including Gillray ([James]) Tales of Wonder!, 1802; Rowlandson (Thomas) Sports, Smock Racing, 1811;Irish Jaunting Carr, 1814. £400 to £600
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Summer Books. August 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Bennett (Charles H, illustrator). <i>Æsop’s Fables,</i> 1875; Buchanan (Robert). <i>Ballad Stories of the Affections,</i> [1866]; Douce (Francis), The Dance of Death, 1833. £200 to £300
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Chinese Illustrations. A group of 6 Cantonese rice paper illustrations, depicting scenes of torture with different instruments, gouache, c.340 x 220mm, original wrapper boards preserved, [c. 1800]. £200 to £300
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Dulac (Edmund). <i>The Queen of Romania, The Dreamer of Dreams,</i> 5 coloured plates, [1915]; and others illustrated by Edmund Dulac. £300 to £400
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Summer Books. August 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Fronth (Per). Xingu Chronicles, the portfolio, comprising 30 plates, photogravues in colours, each signed, dated and titled in pencil, each numbered 10/35, on wove paper, 790 x 600 x 60mm, 1997. £300 to £400
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Pasternak (Boris). <i>Doctor Zhivago,</i> FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, original red publisher’s cloth, pictorial dust jacket, 4to, Collins & Harvill Press, 1958. £200 to £300
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> 13 sepia photographs of visitors to the Thermes Nationaux d’Aix-les-Bains, c. 150 x 105mm, c.1890 (12). £300 to £400

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