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ALDE: Selected Books from the 15th through 19th Century

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Auction Name Selected Books from the 15th through 19th Century Total Sales (EUR) 262,350.00
Auction Date 11/14/2017 - 11/14/2017 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 185,150.00
Sale Number #25874 High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 244,600.00
Total Lots 110
Sold Lots 60 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 309,900.00
% of Lots Sold 54.55% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 408,200.00
Unsold Lots 50 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 64.27%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
254 [LA CROIX (Emeric de)].

Le Nouveau Cynée, ou Discours d'Estat representant les occasions & moyens d'establir une paix genéralle, & la liberté du commerce par tout le monde.

1623 EUR 40,000.00 - 50,000.00 EUR 43,750.00
205 BELLIN (Jacques-Nicolas).

Le Neptune françois.

1753 EUR 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 EUR 27,500.00
282 POLITIEN (Ange).

Omnia opera, et alia quædam lectu digna.

1498 EUR 8,000.00 - 10,000.00 EUR 18,750.00
293 SCAINO DA SALÒ (Antonio).

Trattato del giuoco della palla.

1555 EUR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 EUR 18,125.00
300 TREW (Christoph Jakob) et Benedict Christian VOGEL.

Plantæ selectæ quarum imagines ad exemplaria naturalia Londini in hortis curiosorum nutrita manu artificiosa doctaque …

1750-1771. EUR 12,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 15,000.00
255 LA FONTAINE (Jean de).

Fables choisies.

1678-1694. EUR 8,000.00 - 10,000.00 EUR 10,250.00
291 SANGRO (Raimondo di).

Supplica umiliata alla Santità di Benedetto XIV, in difesa e rischiaramento della sua Lettera apologetica sul proposito de’ Quipu de’ Peruani.

1753 EUR 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 9,750.00
303 VOLTAIRE.

Œuvres complètes.

1784-1789. EUR 5,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 7,750.00
275

[ORDONNANCES de Louis XIV promulguées entre 1664 et 1681].

1750-1751. EUR 5,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 6,250.00
270 MAUPERTUIS (Pierre-Louis Moreau de).

Discours sur la parallaxe de la lune, pour perfectionner la théorie de la lune et celle de la terre.

1741 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 5,000.00
264 [LOYOLA (Ignace de)].

Regulæ Societatis Jesu.

1582 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 4,750.00
295

STATUTS de l'Ordre de St Michel.

1725 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 4,500.00
261 LECHUGA (Cristóval).

Discurso en que trata del cargo de Maestro de Campo General, y de todo lo que de derecho le toca en el exército.

1603 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 4,125.00
201

BAIL des Fermes Royales-unies fait à Me Pierre Carlier le 19 aoust 1726, pour six années.

1728 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 3,750.00
228 [DUBOCAGE DE BLÉVILLE (Michel-Joseph)].

Mémoires sur le port, la navigation, et le commerce du Havre de Grâce ; et sur quelques singularités de l'histoire naturelle des environs.

1753 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 3,750.00
230

ÉTAT et menu général de la dépense ordinaire de Monsieur le Dauphin.

1754 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 3,750.00
263 [LONGUERUE (Louis Dufour de)].

Description historique et géographique de la France ancienne et moderne.

1722 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 3,750.00
273 NEANDER (Jean).

Tabacologia : hoc est tabaci, seu nicotianæ, descriptio medico-chirurgico-pharmaceutica.

1626 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 3,750.00
218 CERVANTES (Miguel de).

L’Ingénieux hidalgo Don Quichotte de la Manche.

1836-1837. EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 3,500.00
259 LAPOSTOLLE (Alexandre).

Traité des parafoudres et des paragrêles en cordes de paille, précédé d'une météorologie électrique…

1820 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 3,125.00
211 BEVERLAND (Adriaan).

De stolatæ virginitatis jure.

1680 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 2,875.00
238 GHILIOSSI DI LEMIE (Giuseppe Ignazio).

Mûriers et vers-à-soie.

1812 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 2,750.00
210 BERTHOUD (Ferdinand).

L’Art de conduire et de régler les pendules et les montres.

1759 EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 2,625.00
219 CERVIO (Vincenzo).

Il Trinciante.

1593 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 2,500.00
236 GAURET (Jacques).

Stile universel de toutes les cours et jurisdictions du royaume, pour l'instruction des matières criminelles, suivant l'ordonnance de Louis XIV du mois d'aoust 1670.

1679 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 2,500.00
  • <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.
  • <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>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers:<br>Rare & Collectors’ Sale. May 2, 2018</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> Extremely Fine Copy of Fantasy Classic. Tolkien (J.R.R.) <i>The Hobbit, or There and Back Again,</i> L. (George Allen & Unwin Ltd. Museum Street) 1937. €20,000 to €30,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> Incunabula. [Sirectus, Antonius] O’Fihely (Maurice)Abp. <i>Formalitates de Mente Doctoris Subtilis Scoti Nec Non Stephai Burlifer cum novis additionibus…</i> Venice 14th December 1051 (ie. 1501). €3,000 to €4,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> Original Book Illustrations by Pamela Leonard. Illustrations: Regan (Peter) Touchstone, 8vo D. (Mount Salas Press) 1989. €3,500 to €4,500
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers:<br>Rare & Collectors’ Sale. May 2, 2018</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> [Petit (Jean), Prevel (Jean) & Gregory (Pope)] [Gregorius]. <i>Compendium Textuale Compillationis decretalium Gregorri noni sine qua…</i>, Paris [Dec. 1524]. €350 to €500
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> Excessively Rare – V. Fine Copy. [Mac Mahon]. <i>Jus Primatiale Armacanum, In Omnes Archiepiscopos, Episcopos, et Universum Clerum</i>… [n.p.] 1728. €750 to €1,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> Madden (R.R.). <i>Travels in Turkey, Egypt, Nubia and Palestine in 1824, 1825, 1826 and 1827,</i> 2 vols. 1822. €500 to €700
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers:<br>Rare & Collectors’ Sale. May 2, 2018</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> Early English Herbal. Gerarde (John). The Herball or General History of Plants, thick folio L. (John Norton) 1597. €700 to €1,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> The Tehran World War 2 Conference Photograph: [Tehran Conference 1943] An important and iconic Group Photograph showing Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin. €80 to €120
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> Natural History Specimens from Jersey Jersey Islands: Westacton [Mrs Acton] Collection of 53 original dried examples of Seaweed collected in Jersey, c. 1860. €300 to €400
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers:<br>Rare & Collectors’ Sale. May 2, 2018</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> Plyglot Bible: Hutteri (Eliae). <i>Biblia Sacra, Ebraice, Chaldaice, Graece, Latinae, Germanice, Sclavonice.</i> Lg. folio Nurimberg 1599. €250 to €350
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> The American Invasion 1888: “First Ever G.A.A. Hurling Match in America” Medal: G.A.A., The Invaders, 1888. €2,000 to €3,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> “Babe” Ruth and the G.A.A. G.A.A. & Baseball: A unique and early Sporting Association. An original Spalding B12 Baseball Bat. €4,000 to €6,000
  • <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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