Rare Book Monthly

Articles - October - 2013 Issue

Auctions in October

This month there are 113 scheduled events.  More will be added as the month continues.  For the month we project that 30,000 lots will be offered.

 

Tues. Oct. 1st

Christies – New York.  Neon Dreams:  Editioned Works by Kusama, Murakami and Nara.  117 lots

Bruun Rasmussen – Copenhagen.  Books and Manuscripts [1340b].  141 lots

Bruun Rasmussen – Copenhagen.  Modern and Contemporary Prints [1340c].  83 lots

Ader.  Prints.  181 lots

 

Wed. Oct. 2nd

Sothebys – New York.  Photographs [N09020].  232 lots

Dominic Winter Book Auctions – Wiltshire.  Pictures – Prints [100213].  63 lots

Autograph Auctions – Corsinge.  Autographs – bidding ends today.  98 lots

 

Thurs. Oct. 3rd

Christies – New York.  Photographs [2732].  241 lots

Binoche and Giguello – rue La Boetie, Paris.  Library of an Amateur [17203].  246 lots

Christies.  Into Africa – Photographs by Peter Beard [2780].  28 lots

Dominic Winter Book Auctions – Wiltshire.  Natural History:  Books and Pictures [100313].  109 lots

Bloomsbury Auctions – London.  Antiquarian Books [36084].  433 lots

Heritage Auctions – Dallas [HA.com].  Rare Books internet bidding ending today [201340].

Ader - Paris.  Posters:  Andre Bernard Collection [23431].  205 lots

Ader – Paris.  Posters and Graphics:  F. H. K. Henrion Collection [23403].  228 lots

 

Fri. Oct. 4th

Marc van de Wiele Auctions – Brugge.  Books [49].  604 lots

Alde – Paris.  Ancient and Modern Books, Medicine and Architecture [22887].  488 lots

 

Sat. Oct. 5th

Marc van de Wiele Auctions – Brugge.  Books [50].  830 lots

Clars Auction Gallery – Oakland.  Prints [100513].  107 lots

 

Sun. Oct. 6th

Heritage Auctions - Dallas [HA.com].  Comics [121340].

Heritage Auctions – Dallas.  Posters – internet bidding ending today [161340].

Clars – Oakland.  Prints, Day 2 [100613].  52 lots

 

Tues. Oct. 8th

Henri Godts Books and Prints Auctions – Bruxelles.  Books [100813].  439 lots

Rupert Toovey and Co. – West Sussex.  Antiquarian and Collectors Books [1154].

Christies – New York.  Prints [3433].  17 lots

 

Wed. Oct. 9th

Rupert Toovey and Co. – West Sussex.  Prints [1160].

Christies – New York.  Photographs by Norman Seeff:  the Lost Archive [3440].  50 lots

 

Thurs. Oct. 10th

Heritage Auctions – Beverly Hills [HA.com].  Rare Books [6100].  560 lots

Heritage Auctions – Beverly Hills [HA.com].  Manuscripts [6102].  1,161 lots

Swann Galleries – New York.  Printed and Manuscript Americana [2324].  418 lots

Piasa – Paris.  Ancient and Modern Photographs [22675].  260 lots

PBA Galleries – San Francisco.  Beats and the Counterculture with other Fine Literature [517].  490 lots

Bloomsbury Auctions – London.  Bibliophile [36085].  500 lots

Heritage Auctions – Dallas. [HA.com].  Rare Books internet bidding ending today [201341].

 

Fri. Oct. 11th

Heritage Auctions – Beverly Hills [HA.com].  Rare Books [6100].  560 lots

Heritage Auctions – Beverly Hills [HA.com].  Manuscripts [6102].  1,161 lots

Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society – Lancaster.  Rare and Used Books [101113].  443 lots

Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen – 75172 Pforzheim.  Books, Graphics modern and ancient Arts, Antiques – Day 1 [86a].  3,134 lots

 

Sat. Oct. 12th

Coutau Begarie – Paris.  Comic Strips [101213].  442 lots

Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen – 75172 Pforzheim.  Books, Graphics modern and ancient Arts, Antiques – Day 2 [86b].  3,147 lots

Cowans Auctions – Cincinnati.  Prints, Photogrphs, Books [316].

 

Sun. Oct. 13th

Heritage Auctions – Dallas.  Comics – internet bidding ending today.

Heritage Auctions – Dallas.  Posters – internet bidding ending today.

 

Mon. Oct. 14th

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers – Chicago.  Prints [261].  11 lots

 

Tues. Oct. 15th

Christies – London – South Kensington.  Photographs [9562].  142 lots

Tajan – Paris.  Prints, Books – internet bidding ending today [98530].

Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH – Berlin – Schoneberg.  Rare Books and Decorative Prints; and Photography [95].

 

Wed. Oct. 16th

Bonhams – San Francisco.  Fine Books and Manuscripts [21010].

RR Auction – Amherst.  Autographs [416].

Galerie Bassenge – Berlin – Grunewald.  History, Geography, Travel [102a].

Alexander Autographs – Chesapeake City.  Autographs [101613].

Artcurial – Paris.  Books and Manuscripts [2398].

Morton Casa de Subastas – mexico DF CP 11000.  Books from a Collection, Historical Documents, Prints and Photographs [686].

Grays Auctioneers – Cleveland.  Prints [71].

Doyle New York – New York.  Prints [13AM02].

 

Thurs.  Oct. 17th

Alexander Autographs – Chesapeake City.  Autographs [101613].

Swann Galleries – New York.  Fine Photographs and Photobooks [2325].  251 lots

Heritage Auctions – New York.  Rare Books [6100].

Heritage Auctions – New York.  Manuscripts [6102].

AntiquarianAuctions.com Laguna Beach.  Rare Books internet bidding ending today [30].

Bloomsbury Auctions – London.  Prints [36087].

Heritage Auctions – Dallas [HA.com].  Rare Books – internet bidding ending today [20142].

Galerie Bassenge – Berlin – Grunewald.  Rare Books [102B]

Galerie Bassenge – Berlin – Grunewald.  Incunabula, Books before 1600 [102C]

 

Fri. Oct. 18th

Swann Galleries – New York.  Rare and Important Travel Posters [2316].

Heritage Auctions – New York [HA.com].  Rare Books [6100].

Heritage Auctions – New York [HA.com].  Manuscripts [6102].

Galerie Bassenge – Berlin – Grunewald.  Literature 17th – 19th Century [102D].

Galerie Bassenge – Berlin – Grunewald.  Autographs [102e].

 

Sat.  Oct. 19th

Archives International Auctions – Fort Lee.  Historical Documents, Autographs, and the Copps Collection [101913].  1,487 lots

Galerie Bassenge – Berlin – Grunewald.  Modern Literature and Art Documentation [102F]

 

Sun. Oct. 20th

Paige Auction – Portland.  Comic Book Auction – internet bidding ending today [102013].

Heritage Auctions – Dallas [HA.com].  Comics – internet bidding ending today [121342].

Heritage Auctions – Dallas [HA.com].  Posters – internet bidding ending today [161342].       

 

Tues. Oct. 22nd

Bonhams – San Francisco.  Prints [21014].

Sothebys – Paris.  Bibliotheque des ducs de Luynes, Chateau de Dampierre – Seconde Partie [PF1333].

Aguttes – Neuilly-sur-Seine.  Books, Posters and Ancient Paper [22305].

Christies – New York.  Prints [2775].  5 lots

 

Thurs. Oct. 24th

RR Auction - Amherst.  Autographs [417].

Swann Galleries – New York [2327].  Art, Press, and Illustrated Books [2327].

Pierre Berge and Associes – Paris.  Autographs and Manuscripts [16855]

Alde – Paris.  Michel Wittock Collection.  Part Five.  Bonaparte, First Consul to Napoleon III, Emperor [22889].

Dorotheum – Vienna.  Prints [102413].

PBA Galleries – San Francisco.  Fine Americana – Travel – Maps and Views [518].

Bloomsbury Auctions –London.  Library of a Gentleman [36090].

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

Artcurial – Paris.  Francois Shuitten – 30 Original Works [2429].  30 lots

Hauff and Auvermann – Berlin – Wilmersdorf.  Part I:  Rare Books, Autographs and Engravings [71a].  1,193 lots

 

Fri. Oct. 25th

Alde – Paris.  Berkman Library and Kahnweiler from an English Collection.  Books by Painters, Sculptors … [22891].

Dirk Soulis Auctions – Lee’s Summit.  Prints; Benton Lithographs [102513].

Gonnelli Casa D’Aste – Firenze.  Manuscripts, Autographs & Books – Day 1 [13a].

Hauff and Auvermann – Berlin – Wilmersdorf.  Part II:  Rare Books, Autographs and Engravings [71b]

Hauff and Auvermann – Berlin – Wilmersdorf.  Part III:  Modern and Contemporary Art [71c]

 

Sat. Oct. 26th

Heritage Auctions – New York [HA.com].  Illustration Art [5146].

Blacksparrow – Sun Valley.  Dr. Shocker’s Auction of Horror [102613].

Christies – Paris.  Dagny and Runnqvist, Bonnier Gallery, A Century of Passion and Artistic Commitment [3536].

Northeast Auctions – Portsmouth.  Fall Weekend Sale – Prints [102613].

Gonelli Casa D’Aste – Firenze.  Manuscripts, Autographs & Books Day 2 [13b].  420 lots

Adams Amsterdam Auctions – Amsterdam.  Fall Americana & Estate Books [102613].

Knotty Pine Auction Service – Wets Swanzey.  Fall Americana & Estate Books [102613].  341 lots

Hauff and Auvermann – Berlin – Wilmersdorf.  Part IV:  Modern Literature, Posters, Photography [71d].

Hauff and Auvermann – Berlin – Wilmersdorf.  Part V:  Erotica [71e]

 

Sun. Oct. 27th

Northeast Auctions – Portsmouth.  Fall Weekend Sale – Prints [102613].

Heritage Auctions – Dallas [HA.com].  Comics – internet bidding ending today [121343].

Heritage Auctions – Dallas.  Posters – internet bidding ending today.

 

Mon. Oct. 28th

Sothebys – Paris.  Comic Strips [PF1322].

 

Tues. Oct. 29th

Bonhams – New York.  Photographs [21017].

Christies – New York.  Prints and Multiples [2740].

Christies – New York.  The Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow Part Four [2781]

Dorotheum – Vienna.  Books and Decorative Prints [102913].

 

Wed. Oct. 30th

Christies – New York.  Prints and Multiples [2740].

Swann Galleries – New York.  Old Master to Modern Prints [2328].

Tajan – Paris.  Books [9836].

Bonhams – Edinburgh.  The Sporting Sale [20658].

Neret Minet and Tessier – Paris.  Posters [17098].

 

Thurs. Oct. 31st

Sothebys – New York.  Prints [N09031]

Heritage Auctions – Dallas [HA.com].  Rare Books – internet bidding ending today [201344]

Eldred’s – East Dennis.  Asian Art – Books, Prints [785].

 

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Rare Book Monthly

  • <b>Doyle, online only: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. July 13-24, 2018</b>
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Zane Grey, Inscribed photograph album depicting Grey and party at Catalina, fishing, and in Arizona. $700 to $1,000
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Eric Taverner, Salmon Fishing...London: Seeley, Service & Co., 1931. $600 to $900
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> The Gentleman Angler. $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, online only: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. July 13-24, 2018</b>
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Ken Robinson, Flyfishers' Progress. [London: The Flyfishers' Club, 2000. $200 to $300
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> G. H. Lacy, North Punjab Fishing Club Angler's Handbook. Calcutta: Newman & Co., 1890. $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> J. Harrington Keene, Fly-Fishing and Fly-Making for Trout, etc. New York, 1887. $200 to $300
    <b>Doyle, online only: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. July 13-24, 2018</b>
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Arthur Macrate, The History of The Tuna Club, Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, California, 1948. $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Joseph D. Bates Jr. Streamer Fly Tying and Fishing. Harrisburg, PA: The Stackpole Company, 1966. $800 to $1,200
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Paul Schmookler and Ingrid V. Sils. Rare and Unusual Fly Tying Materials: A Natural History. $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Herbert Hoover, Fishing For Fun - And To Wash Your Soul. New York: Random House, 1963. $400 to $600
  • <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 372: Martin Luther King Jr. March for Freedom Now! Placard. Chicago, 1960. 28 x 22”. $3,000 to $6,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 567: Warhol, Andy. Tate Gallery Exhibition Booklet, Signed on the Cover by Warhol. Tate Gallery, 1971. $700 to $900
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 72: Mitchell, Margaret. <i>Gone With the Wind.</i> New York: The Macmillan Co., 1936. First edition, first issue. $4,000 to $5,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 468: Photo Archive Documenting the 1930s—50s Chicago Jazz and Night Club Scene. A significant collection. $2,000 to $4,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 143: Dr. Seuss. <i>Oh Say Can You Say.</i> 1979, First Edition, Signed. $200 to $300
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 285: [Maps] Thomas G. Bradford. <i>A Comprehensive Atlas, Geographical, Historical & Commercial.</i> Boston: William D. Ticknor, 1835. First Edition. $1,600 to $1,800
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 69: Herman Melville. <i>Moby Dick, or The Whale</i>. New York: Random House, 1930. First Kent Trade Edition. $400 to $600
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 295: John James Audoban. Group of 148 Lithographs from the Birds of America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, ca. 1840s. $600 to $800
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 54: Langston Hughes. <i>One-Way Ticket.</i> New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949. First edition. $300 to $500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 7: Ray Bradbury. <i>The Martian Chronicles.</i> With a Wine Label Signed by Bradbury. Garden City: Doubleday, 1950. First edition $300 to $500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 121. Frank L Baum. <i>The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.</i> Chicago: George M. Hill Co., 1899, 1900. First Edition. $4,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 369. [Declaration of Independence] Peter Force Engraving of the Declaration of Independence. One page; 29 x 26”. From the "American Archives" 1837-1853 series of books. $15,000 to $20,000
  • <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>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>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>The Tragedie of Julius Caesar.</i> London, 1623. 1st appearance in print, Complete from the First Folio. Sold for $175,000
    <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: 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

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