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Auction Name Autograph Books Total Sales (EUR) 215,033.00
Auction Date 11/22/2017 - 11/22/2017 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 138,940.00
Sale Number #87646 High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 190,970.00
Total Lots 213
Sold Lots 109 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 284,420.00
% of Lots Sold 51.17% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 372,530.00
Unsold Lots 104 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 57.72%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
12ter

INCUNABLE - La Mer des hystoires. Acheue a Paris par Pierre le Rouge imprimeur du Roy.

1488 EUR 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 EUR 36,037.00
10 BENVENUTO DA IMOLA (Benevenutus de Rambaldis (c. 1338-1390).

Liber Romuleon De gestis Romanorum. En latin, manuscrit enluminé sur papier.

vers 1460-1480 EUR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 EUR 36,037.00
12

HEURES. LIVRE D'HEURES (usage d'Amiens).

vers 1475 EUR 25,000.00 - 35,000.00 EUR 29,824.00
101

Description de l'Égypte, ou Recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l'expédition de l'armée française. Seconde édition, dédiée au Roi. Publiée par C. L. F. Panckoucke.

1821-1829 EUR 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 EUR 27,338.00
111

TROMBERT l'ainé à Strasbourg. Meubles.

EUR 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 11,739.00
54

Album d'environ 298 gravures montées sur 112 ff. sur la chasse

EUR 800.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 6,462.00
231

MUSIQUE ca 1880 Album amicorum de Louise WEINLICH-TIPKA, cantatrice et professeur de chant

EUR 2,500.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 3,190.00
13 ALLIER. BOURBON-L'ARCHAMBAULT. MONTESPAN (Madame de).

Documents se rapportant à Madame de Montespan. Françoise Athénaïs de Rochechouart de Mortemart, dite Marquise de Montespan (1640-1707),

EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 2,807.00
93 SADE (Donatien Alphonse François, marquis de).-

Aline et Valcour, ou le Roman philosophique. Écrit à la Bastille un an avant la Révolution de France. Orné de Seize Gravures.

1795 EUR 1,200.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 2,610.00
2 DE BRY, Johann Theodor and J. I. DE BRY

Nova Alphati Effictio histories ad singulas literas correspondentibus, et toreumate Bryanaeo artificiose in aes incises illustrate.

EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 2,485.00
33

GEOMETRIE. ARPENTAGE. Traité de géométrie et d'arpentage,

vers 1575-1625 EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 2,485.00
60 VASSE (Guillaume)

Cinquante ans de souvenirs de chasse, Au marais, à la hutte,, sur les grêves et en mer. Préface de Louis Ternier. Illustrations de J. Oberthur.

1928 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 2,485.00
49 BELON Pierre

L'histoire de la nature des oyseaux Avec leurs descriptions, & naïfs portraicts. Retirez du naturel: escrite en sept livres. Par Pierre Belon du Mans.

1555 EUR 400.00 - 600.00 EUR 2,237.00
51 LAFOSSE (Philippe - Etienne)

Cours d'Hippiatrique ou traité complet de la médecine des chevaux, orné de soixante & cinq planches gravées avec soins.

1772 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 1,615.00
140

Ensemble de lettres, fragments de lettres et journaux, adressés la plupart dans le département de la Drôme,

EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 1,404.00
186

Royaume d'Araucanie et de Patagonie (1860-1862) Diplômes. Royaume fondé par Antoine de TOULENS, ancien avoué à Périgueux,

1860 EUR 500.00 - 800.00 EUR 1,404.00
29

DROIT. Recueil de modèles d'actes de droit public.

vers 1580-1600 EUR 700.00 - 900.00 EUR 1,367.00
57 Giacomelli

Album de dessins in folio; demi-maroquin rouge à coins, dos à nerfs. Monogramme HGG en queue. 247 dessins et croquis originaux

EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 1,367.00
237 [Comte de SHELBURNE]

Correspondance.

1760-1789-1799 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 1,276.00
1 ALLARD (Pierre)

Catacrise de l'opinion de ceux qui tiennent le droict Romain pour loy ou coustume en Lyonnois et autres pays de France.

1597 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 1,243.00
15

ANATOMIE ARTISTIQUE. EUDEL (Paul). Notes et planches sur les proportions du corps humain. En français, manuscrit sur papier suivi de dessins à l'encre; gravures rajoutées.

n.d, vers 1870 (?) EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 1,243.00
70

Toulouse/ DUROSOI (Barnabé Farmian de Rosoy dit). Annales de la ville de Toulouse.

1771-1780 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 1,243.00
71

Rubens/GEVARTIUS, Casparius.- Pompa introitus Honori Serenissimi Principis Ferdinandi Austriaci Hispaniarum infantis S.R.E. Card. Belgarum et Burgundionum gubernatoris ....

1641). EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 1,243.00
43

PARIS. CHARLES X. PALAIS DE L'INDUSTRIE. Exposition d'un projet de palais pour l'admission des produits de l'industrie devant suppléer au Louvre. - Avis à la ville de Paris. -

vers 1828-1829 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 1,148.00
4 M.T. CICERO

Ad Marcum Brutum orator

1536 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 1,118.00
  • <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>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
  • <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>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>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
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