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Prints - Online - Internet Bidstart 10/13
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10/27/2016 - 10/27/2016
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Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
1 Giovanni Ottaviani

Three works from [Loggia di Rafaele nel Vaticano],

1772-1777 Not Available Unknown
2 After Charles le Brun

Four handcolored engravings drawn by Jean-Baptiste Mass from [La Grande Galerie de Versailles et les deux salons qui l'accompagnent]

1752 Not Available Unknown
3 After Johannes Kip

Two views of English estates and gardens; [Clower-Wall the seat of Francis Wyndham Esq.] and [Rendcomb the seat of Sr. John Guise Bart.]

Not Available Unknown
4 Gaspard Dughet

Four hand-colored engravings from [Collection of engravings after paintings by Gaspard Poussin, Lorrain, Rosa, Lauro, Courtois, and Rembrandt]

1741-1742 Not Available Unknown
5 Firmin Didot

Nine lithographs, Roman Antiquities,

1894 Not Available Unknown
6 Pietro Santi Bartoli

Seven engravings from [Colonna Traiana eretta dal senato, e popolo romano all'imperatore Traiano Augusto nel suo foro in Roma.],

circa 1763 Not Available Unknown
7 Pietro Santi Bartoli

Twenty-eight engravings from [Colonna Traiana eretta dal senato, e popolo romano all'imperatore Traiano Augusto nel suo foro in Roma.],

circa 1763 Not Available Unknown
8 Domenico de Rossi

31 engravings and etchings of statues, with frontispiece and text sheets from [Raccolta di Statue Antiche e Moderne ..]

1704 Not Available Unknown
9 Bernard Picart

[De 2. Broeders Jan en Cornelis de Wit in den Hage vermoored en daar na aan de galg by de beenen opgehangen & c. den 20 Augusti 1672],

1728 Not Available Unknown
10 Nicolaes Lauwers

The Triumph of Catholic Faith (The Triumph of the Eucharist),

circa 1647-1652 Not Available Unknown
11 Schelte Adams Bolswert

[Nobilissimo Amplissimo que Domino D. IONNI PHILIPPO HAPPART Urbis Antwerpiae Senatori D. D. C. Q.] (Hollstein 322),

circa 1638 Not Available Unknown
12 Boetius Adams Bolswert


1631 Not Available Unknown
13 Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione

The Raising of Lazarus (B. 6), II/IV,

circa 1648 Not Available Unknown
14 Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo

The Baptism of Christ (R. 109), III/III,

circa 1756 Not Available Unknown
15 Pietro Santi Bartoli

Roman Wedding Ceremony, [In geniali thalamo referentis ad Arcum Gallieni Visitur in Aldobrandinis Pamphilianis artis exemplar, et miraculum…] plate 61 from [Admiranda Romanarum Antiquitatum],

1693 Not Available Unknown
16 After Thomas Chippendale

Three plates from [The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director..],

1760-1762 Not Available Unknown
17 Henry Alken

Three sport fishing hand-colored lithographs: [Fishing in a Punt], [Pike Fishing], [Salmon Fishing],

1820 Not Available Unknown
18 After Rembrandt

Two etchings after works by Rembrandt,

20th century Not Available Unknown
19 Jacques Grasset de Saint Sauveur

Two Gladiator subjects: [Course du Cirque] and [Buccinator]

1794 Not Available Unknown
20 After Francis Wheatley

Five hand-colored stipple engravings from [The Cries of London], [Do you want and Matches], [Sweet China Oranges…], [Turnips & Carrots ho], [Fresh Gathered Peas, Young Hastings], [Two bunches a penny primroses..]

1812, 1794, 1797, 1795 Not Available Unknown
  • <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on 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. SOLD for $131,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> Violin belonging to Albert Einstein, presented to him by Oscar H. Steger, 1933. SOLD for $516,500
    <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. SOLD for $106,250
    <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on 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. SOLD for $16,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> NEWTON, ISAAC. Autograph Manuscript in Latin, being detailed instructions on making the philosopher's stone. 8 pp. 1790s. SOLD for $275,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> 1869 Inauguration Bible of President Ulysses S. Grant. SOLD for $118,750
  • <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> E.H. SHEPARD, Original drawing for A.A. Milne’s The House at Pooh Corner.<br>$40,000-60,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> BERNARD RATZER, Plan of the City of New York in North America, surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767. $80,000-100,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> THOMAS JEFFERSON, Autograph letter signed comparing Logan, Tecumseh, and Little Turtle to the Spartans. Monticello: 15 February 1821. $14,000-18,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN C. FREMONT, Narrative of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, in the Year 1842.. Abridged edition, the only one containing the folding map From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $3,000-5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ZANE GREY, Album containing 94 large format photographs of Grey and party at Catalina Island, Arizona, and fishing in the Pacific. From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $5,000-$8,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> WILLIAM COMBE, A History of Madeira ... illustrative of the Costumes, Manners, and Occupations of the Inhabitants. produced by Ackermann in 1821; From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ERIC TAVERNER, Salmon Fishing... One of 275 copies signed by Taverner, published in 1931,From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN WHITEHEAD, Exploration of Mount Kina Balu, North Borneo. Whitehead reached the high point of Kinabalu in 1888. Part of a major group of travel books from the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN LONG, Voyages and Travels of an Indian Interpreter and Trader, describing the Manners and Customs of the North American Indians... The first edition of 1791. $3,000-$5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> SAMUEL BECKETT, Stirrings Still. This, Beckett’s last work of fiction with original lithographs by Le Brocquy, limited to 200 copies signed by the author and the artist. From the Estate of Howard Kaminsky.. $1,500-$2,500
  • <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>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Jacques-Émile Ruhlmann, wallpaper sample book, circa 1919. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Archive from a late office of the Breuer & Smith architectural team, New York, 1960-70s. $3,500 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> William Morris, <i>The Story of the Glittering Plain or the Land of Living Men,</i> illustrated by Walter Crane, Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith, 1894. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Gustave Doré, <i>La Sainte Bible selon la Vulgate,</i> Tours, 1866. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Gustav Klimt & Max Eisler, <i>Eine Nachlese,</i> complete set, Vienna, 1931. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>Eric Allatini & Gerda Wegener, <i>Sur Talons Rouges,</i> with original watercolor by Wegener, Paris, 1929. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>C.P. Cavafy, <i>Fourteen Poems,</i> illustrated & signed by David Hockney, London, 1966. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Jean Midolle, <i>Spécimen des Écritures Modernes...</i>, Strasbourg, 1834-35. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>E.A. Seguy, <i>Floréal: Dessins & Coloris Nouveaux,</i> Paris, 1925. $3,000 to $4,000.
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