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Auction Info

Auction Name
Photography Books, etc. - Online bidstart 5/16
Auction Date
05/26/2014 - 05/26/2014
Sale Number
#26673
Total Lots
110
Sold Lots
0
Lots Sold
0.00%
Unsold Lots
110
Total Sales (EUR)
0.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
0.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
0.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
16,500.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
23,720.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
-0.46%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
1 Robert ADAMS (ne en 1937)

"Summer nights"

1985 EUR 50.00 - 100.00 Unknown
2 Henri ALEKAN (1909-2001)

"Des lumieres et des ombres"

1991 EUR 400.00 - 500.00 Unknown
3 Henri ALEKAN / Robert HAMMOND

"Un film de Jean Cocteau. La belle et la bete"

1992 EUR 80.00 - 120.00 Unknown
4 Jim ALINDER / Wright MORRIS

Picture America

1982 EUR 50.00 - 100.00 Unknown
5 Kenneth ANGER / Alice L. HUTCHISON

"A demonic visionary"

2004 EUR 20.00 - 30.00 Unknown
6 Richard AVEDON (1923-2004)

"Portraits"

1976 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 Unknown
7 Richard AVEDON (1923-2004)

"In the American West"

1985 EUR 200.00 - 300.00 Unknown
8 Richard AVEDON / James BALDWIN

"Sans allusion",

1964 EUR 100.00 - 150.00 Unknown
9 Richard AVEDON / Truman CAPOTE

Observations

1959 EUR 100.00 - 150.00 Unknown
10 S.G. BAYNE

"Quicksteps through Scandinavia with a retreat from Moscow"

1908 EUR 80.00 - 120.00 Unknown
11 Cecil BEATON (1904-1980)

"Photobiography"

1951 EUR 50.00 - 100.00 Unknown
12 Cecil BEATON / Gail BUCKLAND

The magic image. The genius of photography from 1839 to the present

1975 EUR 20.00 - 30.00 Unknown
13 Hans BELLMER (1902-1975)

"Photographien"

1983 EUR 80.00 - 120.00 Unknown
14 Edouard BOUBAT (1923-1999)

"Pauses"

1988 EUR 100.00 - 150.00 Unknown
15 Edouard BOUBAT (1923-1999)

"La survivance"

1976 EUR 400.00 - 500.00 Unknown
16 Bill BRANDT (1904-1983)

"Nudes 1945-1980"

1980 EUR 60.00 - 80.00 Unknown
17 BRASSA (1899-1984)

"The secret Paris of the 30's"

1976 EUR 30.00 - 50.00 Unknown
18 Stanley B. BURNS

"Sleeping beauty. Memorial Photography in America"

1990 EUR 200.00 - 300.00 Unknown
19 Harry CALLAHAN (1912-1999)

"Photographs"

1964 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 Unknown
20 Robert CAPA (1913-1954)

"Slightly out of focus"

1947 EUR 80.00 - 120.00 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 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, Feb. 11:</b> A Rare 3-rotor German Enigma I Enciphering Machine. $70,000 to $90,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Important collection of correspondence between Werner Heisenberg and Bruno Rossi. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Walt Whitman Autograph manuscript containing his thoughts on death. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> David Roberts. <i>Holy Land</i>. Six volumes. 1842-1849. First edition. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Extensive collection of Ray Bradbury's primary works, most signed or inscribed. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Peter Force. Declaration of Independence. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Steinbeck. <i>Grapes of Wrath</i>. A fine copy of the first edition. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Lewis & Clark. <i>Travels to the Source of the Missouri River</i>... First English edition, extra-illustrated. 1814. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Manuscript document signed by Nuno de Guzman relating to Hernan Cortes, 1528. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> “Nos los inquisidores..." The first book in English printed West of the Mississippi. [1787]. $5,000 to $8,000.
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