Minerva Auctions Roma: Books, Autographs and Prints, 148a, Roma

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Auction Date
12/14/2017 - 12/14/2017
Page Size: 435 items in 18 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
75Boezio, Severino

Dé conforti Filosofici

Venezia1562EUR 200.00 - 400.00EUR 250.00
76Bologna - Ghirardacci, Cherubino

Della historia di Bologna parte prima Bologna

Bologna1596EUR 600.00 - 800.00EUR 1,000.00
77Bologna - Manoscritto

Laurea in Diritto Canonico e Civile per Ettore di Antonio Dosio di Bologna

Bologna1591EUR 250.00 - 350.00EUR 1,000.00
78Brant, Sebastian

Stultifera nauis mortalium [...] Basilea

Basilea1572EUR 500.00 - 700.00EUR 500.00


Anversa1584EUR 200.00 - 400.00EUR 400.00
80Camillo Delminio, Giulio

Tutte le opere... nuovamenteristampate. Venezia

Venezia1580EUR 200.00 - 250.00Not Sold
81Cavalcanti, Bartolomeo

La retorica [...]. Diuisa in sette libri doue si contiene tutto quello

Venezia1559EUR 200.00 - 400.00EUR 250.00
82Cavalieri di Malta - Sansovino, Francesco

Origine de cavalieri di Francesco Sansovino

Venezia1566EUR 150.00 - 200.00EUR 250.00
83Caviceo, Iacopo

Il peregrino Venezia

Venezia1547EUR 300.00 - 500.00EUR 813.00
84Cesare, Giulio Cesare

I Commentari [...]. Fatte da Andrea Palladio per facilitare a chi legge

Venezia1575EUR 400.00 - 600.00EUR 875.00
85Dal Monte, Guidobaldo

In duos Archimedis aequeponderantium libros paraphrasis scholijs illustrata Pesaro

Pesaro1588EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00EUR 1,875.00
86Dal Monte, Guidobaldo

Le mechaniche... tradotte in volgare dal Sig. Filippo Pigafetta Venezia

Venezia1581EUR 600.00 - 800.00EUR 1,500.00
87Dione Cassio

Dione historico delle guerre & fatti de romani: tradotto di greco in lingua vulgare

Venezia1533EUR 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
88Dolce, Lodovico

Amorosi ragionamenti ne quali siracconta un compassionevole amore di due amanti. Venezia

Venezia1547EUR 150.00 - 250.00Not Sold
89Ebraica - Flavio, Giuseppe

Giosefo nel qual si tratta de le guerre de Giudei Venezia

Venezia1541EUR 150.00 - 200.00EUR 438.00
90Euclide - Commandini, Federico

Elementorum libri XV. Unà cum scholijs antiquis. A Federico Commandino Urbinate nuper in Latinum conversi

Pisa1572EUR 600.00 - 800.00EUR 1,250.00
91Ficino, Marsilio

De christiana religione Venezia

Venezia1518EUR 300.00 - 500.00EUR 688.00
92Firenzuola, Agnolo


Venezia1561EUR 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
93Firenzuola, Agnolo

Discorsi de gli animali…Nuouamente ristampati & reuisti. Legato conRagionamenti...Et il discacciamento delle nuoue lettereinutilmente aggiunte nella lingua toscana. Legato conLe nouelle…Nuouamente ristampate et riuiste. Venezia

Venezia1552EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
94Firenzuola, Agnolo

I Lucidi Comedia Firenze

Firenze1552EUR 200.00 - 220.00Not Sold
95Firenzuola, Agnolo

Le rime Firenze

Firenze1549EUR 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
96Firmico, Giulio Materno

Astronomicom Lib. VIII per Nicolaum Prucknerum Basilea

Basilea1533EUR 4,500.00 - 5,500.00Not Sold
97Garzoni, Tommaso

La Piazza Universale di tutte leProfessioni del Mondo Venezia

Venezia1592EUR 700.00 - 1,000.00EUR 875.00
98Giovio, Paolo

Commentario de le cose de Turchi Venezia

Venezia1540EUR 300.00 - 500.00EUR 625.00
99Giovio, Paolo

Dialogo dell ’Imprese militari et amorose.con un ragionamento di Messer Lodovico Domenichi

Venezia1557EUR 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
  • <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Jenner (Rev. George Charles). <i>The Evidence at Large...Respecting Dr Jenner's Discovery of Vaccine Inoculation,</i> presentation copy from Edward Jenner to Rev. Rowland Hill, 1805. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Houdini (Harry).- Maggi (Girolamo). <i>De tintinnabulis liber postumus...de equuleo liber,</i> Harry Houdini's copy, Amsterdam, H. Wetstein, 1689. £600 to £800
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Meyer (Henry Leonard). Coloured Illustrations of British Birds, and their Eggs , 7 vol. in 2 plus Illustrations of British Birds, 4 vol., 1842-50 and [1835-51]. £5,000 to £7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Dickens (Charles). <i>An Entirely New Romantic Drama, in Three Acts, by Mr. Wilkie Collins, called The Frozen Deep,</i> 1857. £3,000 to £4,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Lighthouses and Islands of Ireland, c. 125 drawings, 1867. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Shelley (Lady Jane). Diary, 1853 & 1860. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Scottish Binding.- The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, bound in contemporary brown polished calf decorated with the figure of a Chinese spearman, by ?James Scott of Edinburgh, 1778. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Greene (Graham). <i>The Man Within,</i> first edition, signed by the author, 1929. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Mellan (Claude, 1598-1688). The Holy Face, or the Veil of St Veronica, [c. 1649 and later]. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Desaguliers (John Theophilus). <i>A Dissertation concerning Electricity,</i> W. Innys, and T. Longman, 1742. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Le Jeune (Paul). <i>Relation de se qui s'est passé en la Nouvelle France en l'anné 1636 enuoyée au R.Pere Provincial de la Compagnie de Iesus en la Province de France,</i> 1637. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Stumpf (Johann Rudolph). <i>Gemeiner loblicher Eydgnoschafft Stetten, Landen und Völckern Chronicwirdiger thaaten beschreibung, </i> Zurich, Froschauer, 1586. £3,000 to £4,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> George Washington, Letter Signed to General James Clinton, preparing for the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign, 1778. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Thomas Jefferson, Letter Signed, to Major-General Nathanael Greene, promising to send reinforcements against Cornwallis, 1781. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Thomas Edison, Autograph Letter Signed, to Western Union President William Orton, 1878. $10,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> William, Bishop of Coventry, vellum charter granting the church of Rochdale to the Cistercian Abbey of Stanlaw, in Latin, 1222. $3,500 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> FDR, Photograph Signed & Inscribed, framed with wood removed from the White House roof, 1927. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Jean Dubuffet, archive including many letters written while painting in NYC, 1951-72. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Mohandas K. Gandhi, Autograph Letter Signed, describing the source of his patience, 1939. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Lithograph portrait of Albert Einstein by Hermann Struck, signed by both, 1923. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Charles The Bold, Duke of Burgundy, Letter Signed to Johann IV of Nassau, in French, 1470. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Jean Cocteau, Autograph Letter Signed, in French, 1919. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Louis Armstrong, two Autograph Letters Signed to Erich Kauffmann, his lip salve purveyor, 1965-70. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Wernher von Braun, Autograph Letter Signed to Jonathan Cross, 1975. $5,000 to $7,500.
  • <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>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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