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Librairie Loeb Larocque

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Engravings, Maps
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10/26/2012 - 10/26/2012
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Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price

AUTOGRAPHE de DALI extrait du catalogue par Albert Field,

1956 EUR 200.00 - 300.00 Unknown

Constantinople superficie 3,975,000 Toises

1860 EUR 100.00 - 150.00 Unknown
11 FER, N. de.

ITALIE Venise, Ville Capitale de la Plus Célèbre, et Illustre République de l'Europe

1695 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 Unknown
12 NOLLI, G.B.

La Topografia di Roma Silvio Valenti, Benedicti XIV… Rome, 1748

EUR 700.00 - 900.00 Unknown
13 FURLANETTO, Lodovico.

Nuova Pianta Elevata della Nobile e Cospicua Citta di Venezia

1770 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 Unknown

Piemonte diviso in sei dipartimenti

1799 EUR 50.00 - 80.00 Unknown
15 VIERO, T.

La Veneta Laguna antica e moderna, novamenta delineata e distinta nelle sue Isole, Valli, e Canali, quali si trovano al presente Venise, 1799

EUR 400.00 - 500.00 Unknown
16 OLIVIERI, Bernardino.

Carta del territorio d'Orvieto e Territorio di Perugia Carta della provincia dell'Umbria Carta della Marca di Ancona Carta della Marca di Fermo Carta del ducato di Urbino Carta della Sabina Carta del Patrimonio di S. Pietro Carta della Campagna di

1802 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 Unknown


1748 EUR 50.00 - 100.00 Unknown


1808 EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00 Unknown

Atlante del Regno di Napoli Ridotto in VI

1806 EUR 700.00 - 900.00 Unknown

MANUSCRIT sur parchemin imprimé des portraits de souverains 1690. (Manque les Sceaux)

1690 EUR 250.00 - 300.00 Unknown

Département La Sture Divisé en 5 Arrondissemens et en 42 cantons

1790 EUR 200.00 - 300.00 Unknown

Département de Gênes Divisé en 5 Arrondissemens et en 41 cantons

1790 EUR 200.00 - 300.00 Unknown

Département des Apennins Divisé en 3 Arrondissemens et en 18 cantons

1790 EUR 200.00 - 300.00 Unknown

Département de Montenotte Divisé en 4 arrondissemens et en 30 cantons

1790 EUR 200.00 - 300.00 Unknown

(Régions de France et divers)

EUR 300.00 - 400.00 Unknown
25 CASSINI DE THURY, César-François.

Carte particulière des pays de Bresse Bugey et Gex levée géométriquement par les Ingénieurs Géographes du Roy sous la Direction de MM. Cassini de Thury, de Montigny et Camus de l'Académie royale des Sciences par ordre du Roy sous l'inspection de M

1766 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 Unknown

MANUSCRIT ; "Abrégé de la vie de Monsieur le marquis de Torcy ";

1751 EUR 300.00 - 400.00 Unknown

ENSEMBLE de TREIZE GRAVURES diverses XVIIIème et XIXème siècles dont : deux vues d'optique, ornements, jardins de Versailles, paysage etc..

EUR 50.00 - 100.00 Unknown
  • <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.
  • <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
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