Michaans Auctions: Gallery Auction - Books, Prints, Photographs, 31018, Alameda, CA

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
03/10/2018 - 03/10/2018
Page Size: 53 items in 3 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
183Manner of Lu Runxiang (1841-1915)

Calligraphy Hanging scroll

USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
187Manner of Chen Banding (1877-1970)

Set of Four Calligraphy Hanging scrolls

USD 800.00 - 1,000.00USD 480.00
188Manner of Shen Yinmo (1883-1971)

Calligraphy Mounted scroll

USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 240.00
191Dong Kaizhang (1909-1998)

Set of Four Calligraphy Preface to the Orchid Pavilion Gathering

USD 800.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
196Manner of Fang Zhaolin (1914-2006)

Calligraphy Hanging scroll

USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 240.00
198Zao Wou Ki (1920-2013)


USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 3,600.00

Eleven of Books on Chinese Art

USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 240.00
205Keiko Minami (1911-2004)

Untitled Depicting fish and sailboat

USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 390.00
206Toko Shinoda (b. 1913)


USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,200.00
237ROLAND REED (American 1864-1934)

The Moose Call Ojibwa and "The Pottery Maker Hopi"

USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 240.00
257After FRANCISCO GOYA and After PABLO PICASSO (Spanish 1746-1928)and (Spanish 1881-1973)

La Tauromaquia (portfolio) and "Ballet"

USD 600.00 - 800.00Not Sold
258After RAOUL DUFY and After PIERRE AUGUSTE RENOIR (French 1877-1953) and (French 1841-1919)

CÈramiques et Porceaines de Raoul Dufy et Jean LurÁat and "Hotel de Ville- PlaceMallet: MusÈe de Bagnols-Sur-CËze Gard"

USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
260After HENRI MATISSE and After JOAN MIRO (French 1869-1954) and (Spanish 1893-1983)

Les Grandes Gouaches DÈcoupÈes and "Les derniËres estapes"

USD 600.00 - 800.00Not Sold
262After MARC CHAGALL (French / Russian Federation 1887-1985)

La Ruches et Montparnasse: MusÈe Jacquemart-Andre and "Ville de Nice: Galerie des Ponchettes"

USD 600.00 - 800.00USD 360.00
264After MARC CHAGALL and After ISIS KISCHKA (French / Russian Federation 1887-1985) and (French 1908-1974)

MusÈe National Message Biblique Marc Chagall and "Kischka: Galerie Ganzoni, GenËve"

USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
265JOAN MIRO (Spanish 1893-1983)

L'Adorateur de Soleil, 1969

USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 8,400.00
266MARC CHAGALL (Russian Federation / French 1887-1985)

The Flute Player

USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 3,300.00
268MARC CHAGALL (Russian Federation / French 1887-1985)

Prophet Killed by a Lion

USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 5,400.00
269SWEDISH SCHOOL (Mid 20th century)

Untitled Geometric Composition

USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
270ILYA BOLOTOWSKY (Russian Federation / American 1907-1981)

Scarlet Diamond

USD 500.00 - 700.00Not Sold
271Attributed to ALBERTO BIASI (Italian b. 1937)


USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 600.00
273FRENCH SCHOOL (20th century)

Girl at the Window

USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
274MARC CHAGALL (Russian Federation / French 1887-1985)

L' Accordioniste (The Accordionist)

USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 2,160.00
275ITZCHAK ISAAC TARKAY (Israeli 1935-2012)

Having Tea

USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 420.00
276LINDA LE KINFF (French 1949)

Woman with Flowers

USD 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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