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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>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>Doyle, April 25:</b> E.H. SHEPARD, Original drawing for A.A. Milne’s The House at Pooh Corner.<br>$40,000-60,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> BERNARD RATZER, Plan of the City of New York in North America, surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767. $80,000-100,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> THOMAS JEFFERSON, Autograph letter signed comparing Logan, Tecumseh, and Little Turtle to the Spartans. Monticello: 15 February 1821. $14,000-18,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN C. FREMONT, Narrative of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, in the Year 1842.. Abridged edition, the only one containing the folding map From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $3,000-5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ZANE GREY, Album containing 94 large format photographs of Grey and party at Catalina Island, Arizona, and fishing in the Pacific. From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $5,000-$8,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> WILLIAM COMBE, A History of Madeira ... illustrative of the Costumes, Manners, and Occupations of the Inhabitants. produced by Ackermann in 1821; From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ERIC TAVERNER, Salmon Fishing... One of 275 copies signed by Taverner, published in 1931,From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN WHITEHEAD, Exploration of Mount Kina Balu, North Borneo. Whitehead reached the high point of Kinabalu in 1888. Part of a major group of travel books from the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN LONG, Voyages and Travels of an Indian Interpreter and Trader, describing the Manners and Customs of the North American Indians... The first edition of 1791. $3,000-$5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> SAMUEL BECKETT, Stirrings Still. This, Beckett’s last work of fiction with original lithographs by Le Brocquy, limited to 200 copies signed by the author and the artist. From the Estate of Howard Kaminsky.. $1,500-$2,500
  • <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>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.
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