• <center><b>William Bunch Auctions<br>October Fine Art and Prints<br>October 29, 2018</b>
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> Aegidius Sadeler (Flemish, 1570-1629), engraving on laid paper "Madonna and Child in a Landscape", after a drawing by Albrecht Durer. $800 to $1,200
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> Anders Zorn (Swedish, 1860-1920), drypoint etching on paper "On Hemso Island", 1917, pencil signed. $400 to $600
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> Joseph Pennell (American, 1860-1926), etching on paper "Setting Up Columns", pencil signed. $200 to $300
    <center><b>William Bunch Auctions<br>October Fine Art and Prints<br>October 29, 2018</b>
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> William Lee Hankey (British, 1869-1952), drypoint etching on paper "Affection", pencil signed. $200 to $300
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> William Walcot (English, 1874-1943), drypoint etching on paper "Lower Broadway, New York", 1924, pencil signed. $200 to $300
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> Auguste Brouet (French, 1872-1941), color etching "La Pirouette", pencil signed, ed 111/250. $400 to $600
    <center><b>William Bunch Auctions<br>October Fine Art and Prints<br>October 29, 2018</b>
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975), lithograph on paper "The Boy", pencil signed. $2,000 to $3,000
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> John Stockton de Martelly (American, 1903-1979), lithograph on paper "Looking at the Sunshine", pencil signed, original AAA certificate. $400 to $600
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> Jacques Hnizdovsky (Ukrainian-American, 1915-1985), woodcut on paper "Moppet", pencil signed and dated 1965, ed 118/250. $400 to $600
  • <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: Sale Results from <i>Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I.</i> September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25 results:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>Aurora Australis.</i> Printed at the sign of 'The Penguins'; East Antarctica, 1908. Sold for $97,500
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25 results:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>South Polar Times.</i> 1st edition, limited issue. from the library of Michael Barne. Sold for $25,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25 results:</b> General Washington's <i>Proceedings of a General Court Martial... of Major General Lee.</i> Philiadelphia, 1778. 100 copies printed for Congress. BOUND WITH: ...Court Martial... of St Clair and ...Schuyler. Sold for $87,50
    <b>Bonhams: Sale Results from <i>Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I.</i> September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25 results:</b> <i>The Voice of the People.</i> Boston, 1754. Rare pamphlet on the Excise Tax. Nathaniel Sparhawk's copy. Sold for $8,750
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25 results:</b> Autograph Letter Signed ("S.L. Clemens"), offering extensive hard-earned advice on writing, 5 pp, 1881. Sold for $37,500
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25 results:</b> Lewis, Meriwether. Contemporary manuscript true copy of his final power of attorney, 1809. Sold for $7,500
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25 results:</b> <i>A New Method of Macarony Making, as Practiced at Boston in North America.</i> Mezzotint. London, 1774. Sold for $6,875
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25 results:</b> <i>Scientific Base Ball Pitching: A Treatise on the Pitcher, Pitching, Origin and Philosophy of the Curve.</i> Chicago, 1897. Sold for $3,750
  • <center><b> The Library of Pierre Bergé<br>Auction Pierre Bergé & Associés<br>in association with Sotheby’s<br>Paris-Hôtel Drout<br>December 14, 2018<br><br>New York Exhibition<br>Oct. 16 to Oct. 20</b>
    <b>The Library of Pierre Bergé, NY exhibition 10/16 to 10/20:</b> BARTHOLOMEUS ANGLICUS. <i>Le Proprietaire des choses.</i> Lyon, [circa 1484]. 150 000 / 200 000 €
    <b>The Library of Pierre Bergé, NY exhibition 10/16 to 10/20:</b> MONTAIGNE, Michel de. <i>Essais.</i> Bordeaux, 1580. 400 000 / 500 000 €
    <b>The Library of Pierre Bergé, NY exhibition 10/16 to 10/20:</b> PROUST, Marcel. <i>Du côté de chez Swann.</i> Paris, 1914 [1913]. 600 000 / 800 000 €
    <b>The Library of Pierre Bergé, NY exhibition 10/16 to 10/20:</b> MONSTRELET, Enguerrand de. <i>Le Premier [-Tiers] Volume des Cronicques.</i> Paris, circa 1503.<br>300 000 / 400 000 €
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Aguttes: Manuscripts, Ancient and Modern Books, Old Papers

Auction Reports

Auction Name Manuscripts, Ancient and Modern Books, Old Papers Total Sales (EUR) 110,505.00
Auction Date 12/05/2017 - 12/05/2017 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 66,570.00
Sale Number #88319 High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 93,570.00
Total Lots 177
Sold Lots 139 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 92,630.00
% of Lots Sold 78.53% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 128,490.00
Unsold Lots 38 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 86.00%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
62 HOMERE

L'Odyssée.

1930-1933. EUR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 EUR 18,888.00
134 [DESCARTES (René)]

Discours de la Méthode pour bien conduire sa raison, & chercher la vérité dans les sciences. Plus la Dioptrique. Les Météores. Et la Géométrie. Qui sont des essais de cette Méthode.

1637 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 9,320.00
135

EAUX ARTIFICIELLES - Le Traicté des eaues (sic) artificielles, les vertus et propriétés dicelles... Cy commence ung petit traitté des eaues.... proufitans aux corps humains. Lequel traitté iay voulu escripte à la requeste de la très noble et redoubtée dam

vers 1498 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 5,592.00
136

[ENCYCLOPÉDIE]. Recueil de planches sur les sciences, les arts libéraux, et les arts méchaniques, avec leur explication.

1762-1777. EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 5,219.00
41 DENIS (Maurice)

Carnets de voyage en Italie. 1921 - 1922.

1925 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 3,479.00
162 DANTE

La Divine comédie. L'Enfer - Le Purgatoire - Le Paradis. Illustrations de Dali.

1963 EUR 1,200.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 3,479.00
143 LABORDE (Comte Alexandre de)

Description des nouveaux jardins de la France et de ses anciens châteaux, mêlée d'observations sur la vie de la campagne et la composition des jardins.

1808 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 2,485.00
68 KIPLING (R)

Le livre de la jungle et le second livre de la jungle.

1924 EUR 1,200.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 2,113.00
102 ROSENTHAL (Léonard)

Au royaume de la perle.

1920 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 2,113.00
140 GOLTZ (Hubert)

Imperatorum Imagines.

1557 EUR 400.00 - 600.00 EUR 1,926.00
42 DIEHL (Charles)

Théodora de Byzance.

1904 EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 1,367.00
11 BEN IBRAHIM (Sliman)

Mirages. Scènes de la vie arabe.

1906 EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 1,243.00
78 MAUCLAIR (Camille)

Ames bretonnes. Trois contes illustrés.

1907 EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 1,243.00
79 MOREAU (Hégésippe)

Le Myosotis.

1893.? EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 1,243.00
125 VOLTAIRE

Zadig.

1924 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 1,243.00
141 [GRELOT (G. J.)]

Relation nouvelle d'un voyage de Constantinople. Enrichie de Plans levez par l'Autheur sur les lieux, et des figures de tout ce qu'il y a de plus remarquables dans cette ville.

1680 EUR 400.00 - 600.00 EUR 1,243.00
126 WAGNER (Richard)

L'anneau de Nibelung. L'or du Rhin et de la Valkyrie. Siegfried, le crépuscule des Dieux.

1911-1912. EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 1,181.00
98 [RETIF DE LA BRETONNE]

L'Anti-Justine ou les délices de l'amour.

vers 1907. EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 1,118.00
170

LYON - DREVET (Joannès). Le Lyon de nos pères. Texte d'Emmanuel Vingtrinier.

1901 EUR 300.00 - 400.00 EUR 1,094.00
60 HÉMON (Louis)

Maria Chapdelaine.

1933 EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 1,056.00
45 FIRDOUSI Abou'Lkasim

Histoire de Minoutchehr selon le Livre des Rois.

1919 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 994.00
71

LIVRE DES MILLE NUITS ET UNE NUIT (Le).

1926-1932. 12 volumes in-4 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 994.00
145 LA VALLIÈRE (Louis-César, Duc de)

Catalogue des livres de la bibliothèque de feu M. le duc de La Vallière... par Guillaume de Bure.

1783 EUR 300.00 - 500.00 EUR 994.00
63 HUYSMANS (Joris-Karl)

Grünewald. Un absolu du visible.

2014 EUR 200.00 - 300.00 EUR 932.00
72 LOTI (Pierre)

Ramuntcho.

1922 EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 932.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Kurt Vonnegut, archive of 12 letters, signed to his family, 6 illustrated, 1930s-40s. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Allen Ginsberg, 11 autograph manuscripts, including 10 drafts of poems & a page of notes, circa 1948. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Joan Miró, illustrated autograph note signed to MoMA Director of Exhibitions & Publications, 1959. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Carl Gustav Jung, typed letter signed to a colleague, 1948. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Gustav Mahler, ALS, arranging a meeting during his historic visit to New York, circa 1908. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Mark Twain, ALS, explaining the target of his new book, 1902. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Charles Dickens, ALS, accepting an invitation in the voice of a <i>Martin Chuzzlewit</i> character, 1843. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Jacob Lawrence, illustrated greeting card signed, 1960. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Robert E. Lee, ALS, to the colonel of the Kanawha Valley volunteers, boosting morale, 1861. $15,000 to $25,000
  • <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: The Adventure & Exploration Library of Steve Fossett. October 31, 2018</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> SHACKLETON, Ernest Henry, Sir. <i>Aurora Australis. Printed at the Winter Quarters of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907, During the Winter Months of April, May, June, July, 1908.</i> $60,000 to $80,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> HUMBOLDT, Alexander von, and Aime J. A. BONPLAND. <i>Vues des Cordillères, et monumens des peuples indigènes de l'Amérique.</i> Paris, 1810. $30,000 to $40,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> COOK, James, Captain. [Collected Voyages]. London: Strahan and Cadell, 1773, 1777, 1784. First editions of the second and third voyages. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: The Adventure & Exploration Library of Steve Fossett. October 31, 2018</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> DARWIN, Charles. <i>A Narrative of the Surveying Voyages of His Majesty's Ships Adventure and Beagle, between the years 1826 and 1836.</i> $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> SPILBERGEN, Joris van (1568-1620). <i>Speculum orientalis occidentalisque Indiae navigationum.</i> Leiden: Nicolaus van Geelkercken, 1619. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> DRAKE, Francis, Sir. <i>Sir Francis Drake Revived. Who is or may be a Pattern to stirre up all Heroicke and active Spirits of these Times…</i> London, 1653 [i.e. 1652]. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: The Adventure & Exploration Library of Steve Fossett. October 31, 2018</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> SHACKLETON, Ernest Henry, Sir, Louis C. BERNACCHI, and Apsley George Benet CHERRY-GARRARD, editors. The South Polar Times. London, 1907-1914. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> ANSON, George. <i>A Voyage round the World, In the Years 1740...</i> 1744. London: John and Paul Knapton for the author, 1748. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> HERRERA Y TORDESILLAS, Antonio de. <i>Description des Indes Occidentales, Qu'on appelle aujourdhuy Le Nouveau Monde...</i> Amsterdam: Michel Colin, 1622. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: The Adventure & Exploration Library of Steve Fossett. October 31, 2018</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> NOORT, Olivier van. <i>Description du Penible Voyage fait entour de l'univers ou globe terrestre...</i> Amsterdam: Cornille Nicolas, 1610. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> LEO AFRICANUS, Johannes. <i>A Geographical Historie of Africa, Written in Arabicke and Italian.</i> London: George Bishop, 1600. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> SCHOUTEN, Willem Corneliszoon. <i>Journal ou Description du Merveilleux Voyage de Guillaume Schouten, Hollandois natif de Hoorn, fait es années 1615, 1616, & 1617.</i> 1619. $4,000 to $6,000
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