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06/28/2012 - 06/28/2012
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Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
1 FAVEROT de Turin, frere illumine.

Reveille-matin a double montre.

EUR 150.00 - 200.00 Unknown
10 Roy Louis XIII.

Ordonnance du Roy Louis XIII.

1629 EUR 100.00 - 150.00 Unknown
11 Monsieur le Cardinal Duc de Richelieu

Journal de Monsieur le Cardinal Duc de Richelieu qu'il a faict durant le grand Orage de la Cour en l'annee 1630 jusques a 1643

1650 EUR 100.00 - 120.00 Unknown

Les Moines empruntez.

1696 EUR 100.00 - 150.00 Unknown

Les Moeurs. a nerfs orne, piece de tit

1766 EUR 80.00 - 120.00 Unknown

OEconomie rurale, traduction du poeme du P. Vaniere, intitule Praedium Rusticum.

1756 EUR 80.00 - 120.00 Unknown

10RECUEIL XVIIIe.Choix de pieces et decrits divers*, sur la Revolution qui a ete tentee en France par les Edits le 8 mai 1788

1788 EUR 200.00 - 220.00 Unknown

Memoires de monsieur le duc de S. Simon ou l'observateur veridique,

1788 EUR 180.00 - 220.00 Unknown
17 [DOLET, EStienne]

Le Guidon des Practiciens Contenant tout le faict de Practique, & comme l'on se doit conduire en icelle.

1585 EUR 180.00 - 220.00 Unknown
19 KOECHER, JoHann. Christoph

De idolatria litteraria liber singularis.

1738 EUR 80.00 - 120.00 Unknown
2 VERTRAY, Charles.

Album de l'expedition romaine.

1853 EUR 300.00 - 500.00 Unknown

Les OEuvres de Monsieur de Montreuil.

1671 EUR 80.00 - 120.00 Unknown
21 Boethius, Anicius Manlius Severinus

Anicii Manlii Torquati Severini Boethii de Consolatione Philosophiae, Lib. V Cum Castigationibus Theodori Pulmanni.

1581 EUR 100.00 - 150.00 Unknown

Vie de l'Empereur Julien, nouvelle edition revue & augmentee par l'Auteur.

1746 EUR 100.00 - 120.00 Unknown
23 [BALTUS, J.F]

Reponse a l'Histoire des Oracles, de Mr de Fontenelle, de l'Academie Francoise. Dans laquelle on refute le Systeme de Mr. Van Dale, sur les Auteurs des Oracles du Paganisme, sur la cause & le temps de leur silence

1707 EUR 150.00 - 180.00 Unknown

1 lot de livres divers dont 2 volumes Exposition Universelle et 1 volume Art

EUR 30.00 - 40.00 Unknown

Lot de livres Medecine et chirurgie dont Memoires avec envois (2 cartons)

EUR 40.00 - 60.00 Unknown

Lot de livres sur le theme de la vigne (2 cartons)

EUR 50.00 - 60.00 Unknown

Lot de livres sur le theme de l'horticulture et jardinage (1 carton)

EUR 40.00 - 50.00 Unknown

Statuts et Reglements generaux de l'hopital general de Notre-Dame de Pitie du pont du Rhone et Grand Hotel-Dieu de la ville de Lyon.

1757 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 Unknown
  • <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.
  • <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
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