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Articles - September - 2013 Issue

Auctions in September

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A snapshot of a busy month

As the fall calendar takes shape there are 53 events scheduled and invariably many more that will be announced soon.  Here is an overview but also check the auction calendar for more events and the full contents of sales as they are posted.

 

Sun. Sept. 1st       

Heritage Auctions {HA.com].  Weekly Comics sale ending today.

Heritage Auctions [HA.com].  Weekly Posters Sale ending today.

 

Tues. Sept. 3rd       

Bruun Rasmussen.  Books and Manuscripts [1336].  215 lots

 

Wed. Sept. 4th       

Lyon and Turnbull.  Rare Books, Maps and Manuscripts [391].  485 lots

Old World Auctions.  Antique Maps, Globes, Atlases & Vintage Graphics [146].  852 lots

 

Thurs. Sept. 5th     

Heritage Auctions.  Rare Books internet bidding ending today [201336].

AntiquarianAuctions.com.  Rare Books internet bidding ending today. [29].

 

Sat. Sept 7th         

Bonhams.  The Beaulieu Sale., Collector’s Motor Cars, Motorcycles & Automobilia [20930].  73 lots

Clars Auction Gallery.  Prints, Photographs [90813].  56 lots

 

Tues. Sept. 10th     

Bonhams.  Books [20706].  40 lots

Freeman’s.  Photographs and Photobooks [1467].

Clars Auction Gallery. 

 

Wed. Sept. 11th     

Rupert Toovey and Co.  Prints [1153].

 

Thurs. Sept. 12th     

PBA Galleries.  California and the American West [515]

Swann Galleries.  19th and 20th Century Prints [2322]

Heritage Auctions.  Rare Books – internet bidding ending today [201337].

 

Fri. Sept. 13th         

Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society.  Rare and Used Books [91313].

 

Sat. Sept. 14th         

Neal Auction Company.  Books [91413].

ERA Encheres.  Ancient Books and Manuscripts [22885].   317 lots

 

Sun. Sept. 15th         

Neal Auction Company.  Books [91413].

National Book Auctions.  Books, Art, Ephemera, and Collectible [91513]

 

Mon. Sept. 16th         Dorotheum.  Posters, Advertising Art, Comics, Film and Photohistory

 

Tues. Sept. 17th         Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints [L1316].

 

Wed. Sept. 18th          Bonhams.  Prints, featuring works of John Piper [20739].  341 lots

                                    RR Auctions.  Rare Manuscript, Document & Autograph [414]

                                    Christies.  Modern and Contemporary Prints [1144].

                                    Morton Casa de Subastas.  Documents, Prints and Books [682].

                                    Tajan.  Manuscripts and Autographs [9844].

 

Thurs. Sept. 19th        Christies.  Prints and Multiples [9401].

                                    Heritage Auctions.  Rare Books internet bidding ending today [201338].

                                    Waverly Auctions.  Rare Books [257].

 

Fri. Sept 20th              Koller Auctions.  Old Master Drawings and Prints [A166a].  93

 lots

                                    Koller Auctions.  Old Master Prints [W238]

                                    Skinner.  Fine Prints and Photographs [2673B].

 

Sat. Sept. 21st             Koller Auctions.  Books and Autographs [A166b].  670 lots

                                    Heritage Auctions [HA.com].  Americana, Political [6104].

                                    Eldred’s.  Prints, Books [786].

 

Mon. Sept. 23rd          Cowans Auctions.  American History [372].

 

Wed. Sept. 25th          Christies.  Kate Moss – The Collection – Curated by Gert Elfering [1192].

                                    Kapandji Morhange.  Comic Strips [17010].

                                    Dominic Winter Book Auctions.  Printed Books, Maps and Documents [92513].

 

Thurs. Sept. 26th        Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers.  Books [92613].

                                    Leslie Hindman Auctioneers.  Prints [283].

                                    Freemans.  Books amnd Manuscripts [1470].

                                    Christies.  Prints [9939].

                                    Heritage Auctions [HA.com].  Rare Books Internet bidding ending today [201339]

                                    RR Auction.  Marvels of Modern Music Auction [415].

                                    PBA Auctions.  Fine and Rare Books [516].

 

Fri. Sept. 27th             Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers.  Books [92613].

                                    Freemans.  Maps, Posters and other Graphics [1471].

                                    Venator and Hanstein.  Books – Prints and Drawings – Autographs [128].

 

Sat. Sept. 28th             Venator and Hanstein.  Modern and Contemporary Prints and Drawings – Modern Literature on Art [129].

 

Sun. Sept. 29th           Bonhams.  Prints, Books [21005].

 

Here is a link to the auction search.

 

Rare Book Monthly

  • <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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