Aste Bolaffi: Rare Books and Autographs, 718, Milan

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
06/14/2018 - 06/14/2018
Page Size: 694 items in 28 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1

Inedito album in 4° oblungo contenente numerose fotografie originali, francobolli, stralci di giornali, e autografi di alcuni dei partecipanti alla crociera transoceanica organizzata da Italo Balbo.

Not AvailableEUR 937.50
2

Album in 4° oblungo contenente oltre 130 fotografie stampate ai sali d’argento applicate su cartoncino, raffiguranti aerei e idrovolanti degli anni trenta e quaranta del Novecento, molti di produzione FIAT.

Not AvailableEUR 375.00
3

Due lettere dattiloscritte indirizzate a Augusto Vittori con firme autografe di Rodolfo Graziani e di Pietro Badoglio.

Not AvailableEUR 250.00
4Bandiera, Emilio

Lunga ed affettuosa lettera autografa firmata di uno dei due fratelli patrioti italiani ed eroi del Risorgimento, indirizzata alla madre Anna Bandiera

Not AvailableEUR 500.00
5Beato Papa Paolo VI

Biglietto autografo di Giovanni Battista Montini firmato quando era ancora arcivescovo di Milano.

Not AvailableEUR 187.50
6Carter, Jimmy

Bella fotografia a colori del 39° presidente degli Stati Uniti d'America, con dedica e firma autografa ‘Best wishes to don Gianni, Jimmy Carter’.

Not AvailableEUR 187.50
7Cavour, Camillo

Lettera autografa firmata, 4 pagine in 8°, senza data, indirizzata ad un ‘Caro Enrico’.

Not AvailableEUR 500.00
8

[Congresso di Vienna].

Not AvailableNot Sold
9De Pinedo, Francesco

Firma autografa del celebre aviatore e generale italiano, sottocapo di Stato Maggiore dell'Aeronautica.

Not AvailableEUR 250.00
10 Diaz, Armando

Bella fotografia del marescaiallo d'Italia con dedica 'Al Conte Luigi di Sant'Elia per cordiale ricordo', con data 'Roma XII 1922'.

Not AvailableEUR 187.50
11

Interessante gruppo di fotografie con firme autografe di dignitari religiosi italiani e stranieri.

Not AvailableNot Sold
12Elisabetta Cristina di Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel

Bella lettera del re Carlo VI di 2 pagine in formato quarto, datata 10 dicembre 1711, ed indirizzata al principe Eugenio di Savoia, governatore di Milano.

1711Not AvailableNot Sold
13Eugenio di Savoia

Lettera autografa firmata di Eugenio di Savoia-Soissons di 1 pagina in formato folio, datata 3 marzo 1691, ed indirizzata al Marquis de Saint George.

1691Not AvailableEUR 250.00
14 Garibaldi, Giuseppe

Lettera autografa firmata, 1 pagina in 4°, ‘Caprera 15 D.re 1876’ indirizzata ad un ‘Mio caro Reda’.

Not AvailableEUR 375.00
15 Kennedy, Robert

Fotografia in primo piano del politico statunitense, fratello di John Fitzgerald Kennedy, con sua firma autografa in inchiostro blu.

Not AvailableEUR 375.00
16 La Marmora, Alfonso

Lettera autografa firmata, in francese da Londra, 1 pagine in 8° datata 1899.

Not AvailableEUR 187.50
17 Luigi XIV

Lettera con firma autografa ‘Louis’ indirizzata a ‘Mon Cousin’, 1 pagina in 4°, da ‘Versailles le 15eme jour de Fevrier 1696’ con tracce di sigillo e strappo riparato al centro della missiva.

Not AvailableEUR 500.00
18

Lettera autografa firmata, 1 pagina in 8°, con tracce di ceralacca al verso, ‘di Malta alli 18.

Not AvailableEUR 500.00
19 Montgomery di Alamein, Bernard

Fotografia di un famoso quadro che ritrae il primo visconte Montgomery con firma del grande stratega in calce e la data 1967.

Not AvailableNot Sold
20 Mussolini, Benito

Grande fotografia che ritrae il Duce di profilo con dedica autografa ‘A Francis Lombardi pilota in ricordo del volo Novi L.

Not AvailableEUR 1,250.00
21Klemens von Metternic

Lettera con firma autografa di Klemens von Metternich, 1 pagina in 2°, indirizzata a Ferdinando, conte Marescalchi, 'Paris le 2 Nov.

Not AvailableEUR 250.00
22 Napoleon Bonaparte

Lettera con firma autografa di Napoleon Bonaparte, 17 frimaire [i.e.

Not AvailableEUR 2,125.00
23Napoleone I

Lettera con firma autografa di Napoleone I, 1 pagina in 4°, indirizzato a Nicolas-François, comte Mollien, in data di 'Berlin le 2 novembre 1806'.

Not AvailableEUR 1,875.00
24 Friedrich Wilhelm III di Prussia

Lettera con firma autografo di Friedrich Wilhelm III di Prussia, 1 pagina in 4°, 'Paris le 23.

Not AvailableEUR 250.00
25Bonaparte, Matilde. 

Lettera autografa firmata dalla figlia di Girolamo Napoleone

Not AvailableNot Sold
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Luis de Lucena, <i>Arte de Ajedres,</i> first edition of the earliest extant manual on modern chess, Salamanca, circa 1496-97. Sold for $68,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Carte-de-visite album with 83 images of prominent African Americans & abolitionists, circa 1860s. Sold for $47,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Gustav Klimt, <i>Das Werk,</i> Vienna & Leipzig, 1918. Sold for $106,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Man Ray, <i>[London Transport] – Keeps London Going,</i> 1938. Sold for $149,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Thomas Jefferson, Letter Signed, to Major-General Nathanael Greene, promising reinforcements against Cornwallis, 1781. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Nicolas de Fer, <i>L’Amerique Divisee Selon Letendue de ses Principales Parties,</i> Paris, 1713. Sold for $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Russell H. Tandy, <i>The Secret in the Old Attic,</i> watercolor, pencil & ink, 1944. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ernest Hemingway, <i>Three Stories & Ten Poems,</i> first edition of the author's first book, Paris, 1923. Sold for $23,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Walker Evans, <i>River Rouge Plant,</i> silver print, 1947. Sold for $57,500.
  • <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>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>The Tragedie of Julius Caesar.</i> London, 1623. 1st appearance in print, Complete from the First Folio. Sold for $175,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Ernst, Max. <i>Mr. Knife and Miss Fork</i>. Paris, 1932. DELUXE EDITION. Sold for $15,625
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Cage, John. Autograph musical leaf from his Concert for Piano and Orchestra, NY, 1958. Sold for $18,750
    <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Einstein, Albert. Signed Passport Photo for his US citizenship application. Bermuda, 1935. Sold for $17,500
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Verard, Antoine. Illuminated printed Book of Hours. Paris, 1507. Sold for $7,500
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Wetterkurzschlussel. German Weather Report Codebook - for Enigma use. Berlin, 1942. Sold for $225,000
    <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Morelos y Pavon, Jose Maria. Autograph letter signed to El Virrey Venegas, February 5, 1812. Sold for $6,250
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Milne, A.A. Complete set of <i>Winnie-the-Pooh</i> books. 4 volumes. All first issue points. London, 1924-1928. Sold for $5,250
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> A 48-star American Flag, battle worn flown at Guadalcanal and Peleliu, 1942-1944. Sold for $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Locke, John. Autograph Letter Signed mourning the death of his friend, William Molyneaux, 2 pp, October 27, 1698. Sold for $20,000
  • <b>Doyle, online only: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. July 13-24, 2018</b>
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Zane Grey, Inscribed photograph album depicting Grey and party at Catalina, fishing, and in Arizona. $700 to $1,000
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Eric Taverner, Salmon Fishing...London: Seeley, Service & Co., 1931. $600 to $900
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> The Gentleman Angler. $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, online only: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. July 13-24, 2018</b>
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Ken Robinson, Flyfishers' Progress. [London: The Flyfishers' Club, 2000. $200 to $300
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> G. H. Lacy, North Punjab Fishing Club Angler's Handbook. Calcutta: Newman & Co., 1890. $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> J. Harrington Keene, Fly-Fishing and Fly-Making for Trout, etc. New York, 1887. $200 to $300
    <b>Doyle, online only: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. July 13-24, 2018</b>
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Arthur Macrate, The History of The Tuna Club, Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, California, 1948. $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Joseph D. Bates Jr. Streamer Fly Tying and Fishing. Harrisburg, PA: The Stackpole Company, 1966. $800 to $1,200
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Paul Schmookler and Ingrid V. Sils. Rare and Unusual Fly Tying Materials: A Natural History. $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Herbert Hoover, Fishing For Fun - And To Wash Your Soul. New York: Random House, 1963. $400 to $600
  • <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 372: Martin Luther King Jr. March for Freedom Now! Placard. Chicago, 1960. 28 x 22”. $3,000 to $6,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 567: Warhol, Andy. Tate Gallery Exhibition Booklet, Signed on the Cover by Warhol. Tate Gallery, 1971. $700 to $900
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 72: Mitchell, Margaret. <i>Gone With the Wind.</i> New York: The Macmillan Co., 1936. First edition, first issue. $4,000 to $5,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 468: Photo Archive Documenting the 1930s—50s Chicago Jazz and Night Club Scene. A significant collection. $2,000 to $4,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 143: Dr. Seuss. <i>Oh Say Can You Say.</i> 1979, First Edition, Signed. $200 to $300
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 285: [Maps] Thomas G. Bradford. <i>A Comprehensive Atlas, Geographical, Historical & Commercial.</i> Boston: William D. Ticknor, 1835. First Edition. $1,600 to $1,800
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 69: Herman Melville. <i>Moby Dick, or The Whale</i>. New York: Random House, 1930. First Kent Trade Edition. $400 to $600
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 295: John James Audoban. Group of 148 Lithographs from the Birds of America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, ca. 1840s. $600 to $800
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 54: Langston Hughes. <i>One-Way Ticket.</i> New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949. First edition. $300 to $500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 7: Ray Bradbury. <i>The Martian Chronicles.</i> With a Wine Label Signed by Bradbury. Garden City: Doubleday, 1950. First edition $300 to $500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 121. Frank L Baum. <i>The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.</i> Chicago: George M. Hill Co., 1899, 1900. First Edition. $4,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 369. [Declaration of Independence] Peter Force Engraving of the Declaration of Independence. One page; 29 x 26”. From the "American Archives" 1837-1853 series of books. $15,000 to $20,000
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