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Binoche et Giquello: Surrealism: Books, Drawings, Autographs, Manuscripts

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Auction Name Surrealism: Books, Drawings, Autographs, Manuscripts Total Sales (EUR) 686,899.00
Auction Date 11/15/2017 - 11/15/2017 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 453,400.00
Sale Number #86488 High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 569,300.00
Total Lots 345
Sold Lots 181 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 877,350.00
% of Lots Sold 52.46% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 1,104,000.00
Unsold Lots 164 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 62.22%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
216 PICASSO Pablo

LE DÉSIR ATTRAPÉ PAR LA QUEUE.

1941 EUR 35,000.00 - 40,000.00 EUR 43,862.00
80 BRETON (André) - CHAR (René) - ÉLUARD (Paul)

RALENTIR TRAVAUX

1930 EUR 25,000.00 - 30,000.00 EUR 35,090.00
78 BRETON (André) - PICASSO (Pablo)

CLAIR de TERRE. Avec un portrait par Picasso

1923 EUR 20,000.00 - 25,000.00 EUR 31,330.00
202 PICABIA Francis

TRANSPARENCES. DESSIN ORIGINAL À L'ENCRE SIGNÉ.

circa 1949 EUR 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 EUR 29,624.00
65 BRANCUSI Constantin

AUTOPORTRAIT DANS SON ATELIER. PHOTOGRAPHIE ORIGINALE

circa 1922 EUR 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 21,896.00
143 ÉLUARD (Paul)

Les Animaux et leurs hommes.

EUR 12,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 19,964.00
70 BRANCUSI Constantin

MICU Marcu. CONSTANTIN BRANCUSI TRAVAILLANT À LA PORTE DU BAISER. PHOTOGRAPHIE ORIGINALE.

1938 EUR 9,000.00 - 10,000.00 EUR 19,320.00
92 CHAR (René)

ARSENAL. Avec un frontispice par Francesc Domingo

1929 EUR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 EUR 18,798.00
149 ÉLUARD (Paul)

Le Livre Ouvert I (1938-1940). Le Livre Ouvert II (1939-1941)

1940-1942 EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 18,798.00
203 PICABIA Francis

NUS FÉMININS. DESSIN ORIGINAL SIGNÉ.

circa 1949 EUR 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 18,032.00
288 TZARA Tristan - ARP Hans

VINGT-CINQ POÈMES. Dix gravures sur bois.

1918 EUR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 EUR 17,545.00
318 TZARA Tristan - ERNST Max - MIRÓ Joan - TANGUY Yves

L'ANTITÊTE. MONSIEUR AA L'ANTIPHILOSOPHE. LE DESEPERANTO. MINUIT POUR GÉANTS

1949 EUR 15,000.00 - 18,000.00 EUR 17,545.00
142 ÉLUARD (Paul)

Le Devoir et l'inquiétude. Manuscrit autographe.

1917 EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 12,880.00
119 DESNOS (Robert) - DOMINGUEZ (Oscar)

DEUIL POUR DEUIL

1924 EUR 12,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 12,532.00
317 TZARA Tristan - MIRÓ Joa

PARLER SEUL

1948-1950 EUR 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 12,532.00
287 TZARA Tristan - JANCO Marcel

LA PREMIÈRE AVENTURE CÉLESTE DE MR ANTIPYRINE par T. Tzara avec des bois gravés et coloriés par M. Janco.

1916 EUR 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 12,236.00
7 APOLLINAIRE (Guillaume)

Fumée. POÈME AUTOGRAPHE sur papier écolier,

s. d. EUR 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 11,592.00
332 TZARA Tristan - DELAUNAY Sonia

JUSTE PRÉSENT

1961 EUR 8,000.00 - 9,000.00 EUR 10,026.00
169 GIACOMETTI Alberto

PORTRAIT DE TRISTAN TZARA.

1949 EUR 3,500.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 9,660.00
250

REVUE. DAU AL SET (La septième face du dé)

1948 à 1951 EUR 7,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 8,772.00
172 ILIAZD

LEDENTU LE PHARE

1923 EUR 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 8,146.00
226

REVUE. TRN. SATIRICKY CASOPIS STUDENTU.

1924-1933. EUR 7,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 8,146.00
84 BRETON (André)

Au Lavoir noir. Manuscrit autographe signé,

1936 EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 7,728.00
147 ÉLUARD (Paul)

Nuits partagées. Manuscrit autographe signé

1931 EUR 7,000.00 - 9,000.00 EUR 7,728.00
150 ÉLUARD (Paul)

La Dernière Nuit. Poème autographe signé

1942 EUR 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 EUR 7,084.00
  • <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>Aurora Australis.</i> Printed at the sign of 'The Penguins'; East Antarctica, 1908. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>South Polar Times.</i> 1st edition, limited issue. from the library of Michael Barne. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</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. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>The Voice of the People.</i> Boston, 1754. Rare pamphlet on the Excise Tax. Nathaniel Sparhawk's copy. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Autograph Letter Signed ("S.L. Clemens"), offering extensive hard-earned advice on writing, 5 pp, 1881. $30,000 to $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> After Fra Egnazio Danti. <i>L'Ultime Parti not:e nel Indie Occid:ntli" [The last known parts of the Western Indies].</i> Painted Map of California, Western Mexico, and Japan. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Ptolemaeus, Claudius. <i>Geographie opus nouissima...</i> 1513. The most important edition of Ptolemy, containing the Admiral's Map. $250,000 to $350,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> De Arellano, Don Alonso. Manuscript, his <i>"Relación mui singular y circunstanciada... Capitán del Patax San Lucas,"</i> manuscript copy from the Sir Thomas Phillips collection. $50,000 to $80,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Purchas, Samuel. <i>Purchas his Pilgrimes.</i> First edition. With John Simth's engraved map of Virginia. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Lewis, Meriwether. Contemporary manuscript true copy of his final power of attorney, 1809. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>A New Method of Macarony Making, as Practiced at Boston in North America.</i> Mezzotint. London, 1774. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>Scientific Base Ball Pitching: A Treatise on the Pitcher, Pitching, Origin and Philosophy of the Curve.</i> Chicago, 1897. $2,000 to $3,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Franklin H. Brown, <i>State Sovereignty, National Union,</i> Chicago, 1860. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Thomas Paine, <i>The American Crisis,</i> Fishkill, NY, December 1776. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b><br>The Aitken Bible, Philadelphia, 1781. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Francisco Loubayssin de Lamarca, probable first edition of the first novel set in the Spanish New World, Paris, 1617. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Juan de la Anunciación, <i>Sermonario en lengua mexicana,</i> first edition, first book of sermons in Nahuatl, Mexico, 1577. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Maturino Gilberti, <i>Thesoro spiritual en lengua de Mechuacá,</i> first edition, Mexico, 1558. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Commission of William O. Stoddard as secretary to the president, signed by Lincoln, Washington, 1861. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> <i>Clay and Frelinghuysen,</i> flag banner, circa 1844. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Daguerreotype of a man believed to be Frederick Granger Williams Smith, son of Joseph Smith, circa late 1850s. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> John C. Wolfe, <i>Portrait of Abraham Lincoln,</i> oil on board in period wooden frame, circa 1860s. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Francis W. Winton, manuscript on pow-wows with indigenous Canadians, 1881. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Family letters from two young daguerreotype artists, 1826-79. $10,000 to $15,000.
  • <b>Leland Little: Important Fall Auction. September 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Published Half Plate Ambrotype of a North Carolina Confederate Officer. $2,000 to $4,000
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Two 19th Century Books Pertaining to Canada's Red River Settlement. $400 to $800
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Two Books With Fore-Edge Paintings of British Architectual Landmarks. $400 to $600
    <b>Leland Little: Important Fall Auction. September 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987), "Torte a la Dobosch" from <i>Wild Raspberries</i>. $1,000 to $3,000
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Keith Haring (American, 1958-1990), <i>Pop Shop II,</i> One Plate screenprint in colors, on wove paper, 1998. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Thomas Rowlandson (British, 1756-1827), Twenty-Two Prints from the <i>Tours of Dr. Syntax</i>. $500 to $1,000
  • <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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