Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts, 24808, Los Angeles

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Auction Date
02/11/2018 - 02/11/2018
Page Size: 269 items in 11 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

Italian Manuscript on vellum, the Rule of St. Clare of Assisi and statutes of the province of Milan,

USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 11,875.00

Legenda aurea sanctorum.

Nuremberg 11 August 1478.USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 5,000.00
3GERSON, JOHANNES. 1362-1428?.

Tractatulus de pollutione nocturne, an impediat celebrantum an non.

CologneUSD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,750.00
4EPHREM SYRUS. 306?-373?.


Florence1481USD 2,500.00 - 4,000.00USD 3,125.00
5EPHREM SYRUS. 306?-373?.


Florence1481USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 2,750.00
6GREGORY IX, Pope. 1227-1241.

Decretales. With gloss by Bernardus Parmensis.

Venice 22 June 1482.USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 5,625.00
7LEO I, POPE. C. 400-461.

Sermones. Edited by Joannes Andreae, Bishop of Aleria.

Venice1482USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 2,500.00
8BONIFATIUS VIII, Pope. 1235-1303.

Liber sextus Decretalium. Bound with: CLEMENS V ... Constitutiones.

Both with gloss by Johannes Andreae and edited by Petrus Albignanus Trecius. Venice1483USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 9,375.00

Vitae pontificum.

Treviso10 February 1485.USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 3,125.00
10GREGORY I, Pope. Ca 540-604.

Dialogorum libri quatuor in Italian.

Venice20 February 1487.USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 2,000.00

Praeceptorium perutile in quo decem sermonibus materia ... pro unoquoque preceptorum decalogi ... perstringitur.

Leipzig c.1492-1494.USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,062.00

Sermones sancti ... ad heremitas.

Venice1495USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 2,000.00
13THOMAS AQUINAS, Saint. 1225-1274.

Aurea divi Thome Aquinatis de Ordine predicatorum doctoris angelici Summa contra gentiles.

Venice1501USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 3,750.00

Opera omnia. Prima -Undecima pars librorum diui Aurelij Augustini.

Basel1505-1506.USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00Not Sold

Epistola fratris Vincentii de castro novo ordinis predicatorum narrativa disputationis facte de materia connceptionis beate virginis Marie coram celsitudine sua feliciter incipit.

Milan1512USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,375.00
16HIERONYMUS. 347-420.

Divi Hieronymi in vitas patrum percelebre opus oculos mortalibus celumque aperiens : cuius lectura peccatoris etiam saxeum cor emolit....

Lyon1512USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 5,625.00
17JOHN XXI, Pope. 1215-1277.

Extravagantes communes.

Venice1514USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 350.00
18GREGORY I, Pope. C.540-604.

Liber cure pastoralis divi Gregorii pape.

Paris1516USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 437.00
19NICEPHOROS, Saint Patriarch of Constantinople. C.1295-1360.

Breviarum historicum de rebus gestis ab obitu Mauricii ad Constantinum usque Copronymum.

Paris1616USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,250.00
20GREGORY, I, POPE. 504-602; BERNARD AYGLIER. D. 1282.

Secundus dyalogorum liber ... de vita ac miraculis beatissimi Benedicti. Benedicti regula.

Venice1520USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 1,125.00
21Nebrija, Antonio de. 1441-1522.

Aurea hymnorum recognitio....

Alcala de Henares1526USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 625.00

Prima secunda pars Abbatis Panormitanus super prima d?cr?ta....

Lyons1520USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 2,250.00

Illuminated manuscript on vellum in Latin and Italian, the Statutes of the Confraternity of Santa Maria Rotunda, 23 (of 24) leaves, 230 x 160 mm,

Milan, after 1520,USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 11,875.00
24RHABANUS MAURUS. Ca. 780-856.

Commentaria, antehac nunqam typis excusa....

Cologne1532USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,500.00
25ARNOBIUS. FL.284-305.

Disputationum adversus gentes, libri octo, nunc primum in lucem editi.

Rome1542USD 700.00 - 900.00USD 1,375.00
  • <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>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers:<br>Rare & Collectors’ Sale. May 2, 2018</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> Extremely Fine Copy of Fantasy Classic. Tolkien (J.R.R.) <i>The Hobbit, or There and Back Again,</i> L. (George Allen & Unwin Ltd. Museum Street) 1937. €20,000 to €30,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> Incunabula. [Sirectus, Antonius] O’Fihely (Maurice)Abp. <i>Formalitates de Mente Doctoris Subtilis Scoti Nec Non Stephai Burlifer cum novis additionibus…</i> Venice 14th December 1051 (ie. 1501). €3,000 to €4,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> Original Book Illustrations by Pamela Leonard. Illustrations: Regan (Peter) Touchstone, 8vo D. (Mount Salas Press) 1989. €3,500 to €4,500
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers:<br>Rare & Collectors’ Sale. May 2, 2018</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> [Petit (Jean), Prevel (Jean) & Gregory (Pope)] [Gregorius]. <i>Compendium Textuale Compillationis decretalium Gregorri noni sine qua…</i>, Paris [Dec. 1524]. €350 to €500
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> Excessively Rare – V. Fine Copy. [Mac Mahon]. <i>Jus Primatiale Armacanum, In Omnes Archiepiscopos, Episcopos, et Universum Clerum</i>… [n.p.] 1728. €750 to €1,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> Madden (R.R.). <i>Travels in Turkey, Egypt, Nubia and Palestine in 1824, 1825, 1826 and 1827,</i> 2 vols. 1822. €500 to €700
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers:<br>Rare & Collectors’ Sale. May 2, 2018</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> Early English Herbal. Gerarde (John). The Herball or General History of Plants, thick folio L. (John Norton) 1597. €700 to €1,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> The Tehran World War 2 Conference Photograph: [Tehran Conference 1943] An important and iconic Group Photograph showing Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin. €80 to €120
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> Natural History Specimens from Jersey Jersey Islands: Westacton [Mrs Acton] Collection of 53 original dried examples of Seaweed collected in Jersey, c. 1860. €300 to €400
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers:<br>Rare & Collectors’ Sale. May 2, 2018</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> Plyglot Bible: Hutteri (Eliae). <i>Biblia Sacra, Ebraice, Chaldaice, Graece, Latinae, Germanice, Sclavonice.</i> Lg. folio Nurimberg 1599. €250 to €350
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> The American Invasion 1888: “First Ever G.A.A. Hurling Match in America” Medal: G.A.A., The Invaders, 1888. €2,000 to €3,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> “Babe” Ruth and the G.A.A. G.A.A. & Baseball: A unique and early Sporting Association. An original Spalding B12 Baseball Bat. €4,000 to €6,000
  • <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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