Michaans Auctions: Gallery Auction - Books, Prints, Photographs, 70718, Alameda, CA

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
07/07/2018 - 07/07/2018
Page Size: 42 items in 2 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
251Various Artists:

Eight Woodblocks

USD 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold
295MARCELLE GAUDIN (Swiss / French 1845-1917)

Blackberry Ronce Der Brombeerstrauch

USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
314THOMAS HART BENTON (American 1889-1975)

Cradling Wheat

USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,040.00
323THOMAS HART BENTON (American 1889-1975)

White Calf

1945USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
326JOAN MIRO (Spanish 1893-1983)

Sculpture et Céramique

1979 and 1982USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 1,920.00
327KAREL APPEL (Dutch 1921-2006)

Untitled and "Personnage"

1976USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
335ROMAIN (ERTE) DE TIRTOFF (Russian Federation / American 1892 -1990)

A Beauty of Bagdad and "Arabian Dancer"

USD 500.00 - 700.00Not Sold
336SALVADOR DALI (Spanish 1904-1989)

Hommage à Picasso

USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 780.00
337 ROMAIN (ERTE) DE TIRTOFF (Russian Federation / American 1892 -1990)

Spider Web

USD 700.00 - 900.00Not Sold
338ITZCHAK ISAAC TARKAY (Israeli 1935-2012)

Two Women

USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 360.00
339ROMAIN (ERTE) DE TIRTOFF (Russian Federation / American 1892 -1990)


USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
340MARC CHAGALL and PAUL KLEE (Russian Federation / French 1887-1985) and (German 1879-1940)

Rahab and the Spies of Jericho (from the bible series) and "Kettledrummer" (The Drummer Boy)

USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 450.00
341ROMAIN (ERTE) DE TIRTOFF (Russian Federation / American 1892 -1990)

The Tempest (from The Twenties Remembered Again Series) and "Capricorn" (from The Zodiac Suite)

USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 240.00
342TOKO SHINODA (Japanese / American b. 1913)


USD 700.00 - 900.00USD 840.00
343ROBERT LITCHFIELD JUNIPER (Australian 1929-2012)

Last Summer's Moth

USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
344 BIRGER SANDZEN (Swedish / American 1871-1954)

River Solitude

USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 900.00
345JOHNNY GOTTHARD FRIEDLAENDER (Polish / French 1912-1992)

Black Linear Landscape, "Untitled Abstract with Birds and Leaves" and "Untitled Abstract"

1955USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 540.00
347TOKO SHINODA (Japanese / American b. 1913)

Calm Color

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,320.00
348TANAKA RYOHEi (Japanese b. 1933)

Country House, "Tall Pagoda" and "Garden Path"

1988, 1992USD 600.00 - 800.00Not Sold
350JUDITH SCHAECHTER (American 20th century)

Resurwreckage Pigment

2001USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 300.00
351After ALEXANDER CALDER (American 1898-1976)

Spirale et papillons

USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00Not Sold
353ALEXANDER CALDER (American 1898-1976)

Hommage to the Pyramids (from "A San Lazzaro)

USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00Not Sold
357ELIZABETH CATLETT (American 1915-2012)

Homage to the Panthers

1993USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 2,400.00
358LISA LYONS (For the Huey P. Newton Foundation) and FRANK FRAZIER (For the Huey P. Newton Foundation) (American mid 20th century)

The Racist Dog Policeman must Withdrawal... and Porfolio: "The Other Side of Glory: The Panther series"

USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 900.00
359 NATHAN OLIVEIRA (American 1928-2010)

Acoma Hawk III

1975USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 720.00
  • <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>Chiswick Auctions: Summer Books. August 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Adams (Richard). <i>Watership Down,</i> FIRST EDITION, author inscription on front free end paper, folded map tipped in, original boards, dust-jacket. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Bowles (John). <i>Several Prospects of the Most…la Ville de Londres, avec des Remarques Historiques fort Succinctes, qui les Regardant,</i> 20 double page engraved plates only, of 23, 1724. £200 to £300
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Auden (W.H.). <i>Our Hunting Fathers,</i> FIRST SEPARATE EDITION, 1 of 22 copies, COPY B OF 5 PRINTED ON NORMANDIE, original patterned wrappers, Cambridge, for Frederic Prokosch, 1935. £800 to £1200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Summer Books. August 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Barrie (J. M.) & Attwell (Mabel Lucie, illustrator). <i>Peter Pan & Wendy,</i> FIRST EDITION, 12 chromolithograph plates, publisher's blue cloth, original printed dust jacket, [c.1920]; and 3 others (4). £200 to £300
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Bartolozzi (Francesco). Genius Calling Forth the Fine Arts to Adorn Manufactures and Commerce; Agriculture (Husbandry Aided by Arts and Commerce), glazed and framed. £200 to £300
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> A collection of engraved caricatures, including Gillray ([James]) Tales of Wonder!, 1802; Rowlandson (Thomas) Sports, Smock Racing, 1811;Irish Jaunting Carr, 1814. £400 to £600
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Summer Books. August 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Bennett (Charles H, illustrator). <i>Æsop’s Fables,</i> 1875; Buchanan (Robert). <i>Ballad Stories of the Affections,</i> [1866]; Douce (Francis), The Dance of Death, 1833. £200 to £300
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Chinese Illustrations. A group of 6 Cantonese rice paper illustrations, depicting scenes of torture with different instruments, gouache, c.340 x 220mm, original wrapper boards preserved, [c. 1800]. £200 to £300
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Dulac (Edmund). <i>The Queen of Romania, The Dreamer of Dreams,</i> 5 coloured plates, [1915]; and others illustrated by Edmund Dulac. £300 to £400
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Summer Books. August 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Fronth (Per). Xingu Chronicles, the portfolio, comprising 30 plates, photogravues in colours, each signed, dated and titled in pencil, each numbered 10/35, on wove paper, 790 x 600 x 60mm, 1997. £300 to £400
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Pasternak (Boris). <i>Doctor Zhivago,</i> FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, original red publisher’s cloth, pictorial dust jacket, 4to, Collins & Harvill Press, 1958. £200 to £300
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> 13 sepia photographs of visitors to the Thermes Nationaux d’Aix-les-Bains, c. 150 x 105mm, c.1890 (12). £300 to £400
  • <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <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, 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>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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