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>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: Fine Books and Manuscripts. March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN. Autograph Manuscript sketch-leaf part of the score of the Scottish Songs, "Sunset" Op. 108 no 2. [Vienna, February 1818]. Inscribed by Alexander Wheelock Thayer. $80,000 to $120,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> Violin belonging to Albert Einstein, presented to him by Oscar H. Steger, 1933. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Autograph Letter Signed ("Papa") to his son Hans Albert, discussing his involvement with the atomic bomb, September 2, 1945. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts. March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> HAMILTON, ALEXANDER. Autograph Letter Signed, to Baron von Steuben, with extensive notes of Von Steuben's aide Benjamin Walker, June 12, 1780. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> NEWTON, ISAAC. Autograph Manuscript in Latin, being detailed instructions on making the philosopher's stone. 8 pp. 1790s. $200,000 to 300,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> 1869 Inauguration Bible of President Ulysses S. Grant. $80,000 to $120,000
  • <b>Leland Little: Important Spring Auction. March 3, 2018</b>
    <b>Leland Little, Mar. 3:</b> Copper Printing Plate for "Marshall's Household Engraving of Washington." $500 to $1000
    <b>Leland Little, Mar. 3:</b> Important Documentary Painting Showing Baseball Great Ty Cobb in Cuba. $1,000 to $2,000
    <b>Leland Little, Mar. 3:</b> <i>Alcoholics Anonymous Comes of Age</i>, Inscribed by Bill Wilson. $500 to $1,000
    <b>Leland Little: Important Spring Auction. March 3, 2018</b>
    <b>Leland Little, Mar. 3:</b> Joan Miró (Spanish, 1893-1983), <i>Prise à l'hameçon.</i> $3,000 to $6,000
    <b>Leland Little, Mar. 3:</b> Maurice Dufrène (French, 1876-1955), <i>Rayon des Soieries</i>. $400 to $800
    <b>Leland Little, Mar. 3:</b> William Pope.L (American, b. 1955), <i>Intimacy Project</i>. $2,000 to $4,000
  • <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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