• <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 €
  • <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
  • <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
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Neret Minet and Tessier: Books and Manuscripts

Auction Reports

Auction Name Books and Manuscripts Total Sales (EUR) 76,080.00
Auction Date 11/30/2017 - 11/30/2017 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 24,230.00
Sale Number #87505 High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 28,469.00
Total Lots 211
Sold Lots 100 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 53,868.00
% of Lots Sold 47.39% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 60,795.00
Unsold Lots 111 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 125.14%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
180 DALI Salvador

Les hippies.

1969 EUR 2.00 - 3.00 EUR 12,500.00
173 DALI Salvador

25 Lithographies originales à la gouache à partir de 3 pièces du Marquis de SADE.

1969 EUR 1.00 - 2.00 EUR 8,125.00
174 (DALI Salvador) CERVANTES

Don Quichotte.

1957 EUR 7.00 - 8.00 EUR 8,125.00
177 (DALI Salvador)

Biblia Sacra, vulgatae editionis.

1967 EUR 1.00 - 2.00 EUR 6,250.00
199 PICASSO Pablo

Les bleus de Barcelone.

1963 EUR 3.00 - 4.00 EUR 3,750.00
175 (DALI Salvador)

Les chevaux de Dali.

1983 EUR 3.00 - 4.00 EUR 3,125.00
11 [Belon (Pierre)]

• P. Bellonii Cenomani De arboribvs coniferis, resiniferis, aliis quoque nonnullis sempiterna fronde virentibus [...]. •• P. Bellonii Cenomani De admirabili opervm antiqvorvm et rerum suspiciendarum praestantia liber primus.

1553 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 1,375.00
176 (DALI Salvador)

Les chevaux de Dali.

1983 EUR 1.00 - 1.00 EUR 1,375.00
93

[ÉQUITATION]. Sous ce numéro, seront vendus plusieurs ouvrages d'équitation des XVIIIe, XIXe et XXe siècles.

XIXe et XXe siècles. Not Available EUR 1,250.00
164 CELINE Louis-Ferdinand

Le pont de Londres.

1964 EUR 800.00 - 900.00 EUR 1,125.00
80 [VOYAGES - MONCONYS (Balthasar de)].

Iovrnal des voyages de Monsievr de Monconys [...], Lieutenant criminel au Siege Presidial de Lyon [...] Outre la description de diuers animaux & plantes rares, plusieurs secrets inconnus pour le plaisir & la santé, les ouurages des peintres fameux, les co

1665-1666 EUR 1.00 - 1.00 EUR 1,000.00
101 [ITALIE]. THOMAS (Antoine Jean-Baptiste).

Un an à Rome et dans ses environs. Recueil de dessins lithographiés [...].

1830 EUR 800.00 - 1.00 EUR 1,000.00
195 (MARTY A-E.) DAUDET Alphonse

Lettres de mon moulin.

SD EUR 800.00 - 1.00 EUR 1,000.00
44 LA FONTAINE (Jean de)

Poëme du quinquina, et autres ouvrages en vers.

1682 EUR 400.00 - 500.00 EUR 938.00
141 LA VARENDE Jean de

O Pia!

1963 EUR 1.00 - 1.00 EUR 875.00
14 PINCZON (Julien Joseph).

Manuel à l'usage des laboureurs bretons [...].

1784 EUR 200.00 - 250.00 EUR 813.00
161 (BRAYER Yves) VAUDOYER Jean-Louis

Les Saintes-Marie-de-la-Mer.

1962 EUR 700.00 - 900.00 EUR 750.00
182 DOMERGUE J-G

Les après-midi d'un faune.

1924 EUR 400.00 - 500.00 EUR 750.00
65 [RELIURE à la TULIPE].

Heures nouvelles dédiées aux Dames de S. Cyr [...].

1740 EUR 500.00 - 600.00 EUR 688.00
131 (DUFY Raoul) LA VARENDE Jean de

Les centaures et les jeux.

1957 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 688.00
142 LA VARENDE Jean de

Geoffroy Hay, comte de Nétumières.

1908 EUR 800.00 - 1.00 EUR 688.00
189 (FOUQUERAY Charles) CHACK Paul

On se bat sur mer.

1930 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 688.00
66 [ROME]. DESEINE (François Jacques).

Rome moderne, premiére ville de l'Europe, avec toutes ses magnificences et ses delices; Nouvellement & très-exactement décrites [...].

1713 EUR 500.00 - 700.00 EUR 663.00
23 [DUHAMEL du MONCEAU (Henry Louis) - La GALISSONNIÈRE (Roland Michel Barrin de) & BOUGUER (Pierre) /M

«Examen du Traité de Mr Duhamel sur les arbres et arbustes [...]» Manuscrit du milieu du XVIIIe siècle en cinq feuillets in-8° carrés calligraphiés.

XVIIIe siècle EUR 400.00 - 500.00 EUR 625.00
24 DAUBENTON (Louis Jean Marie).

Instruction pour les bergers et pour les propriétaires de troupeaux.

1782 EUR 500.00 - 700.00 EUR 625.00
  • <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>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
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