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Auction Name Books and Decorative Prints Total Sales (EUR) 178,950.00
Auction Date 12/05/2017 - 12/05/2017 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 0.00
Sale Number #12882 High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 0.00
Total Lots 382
Sold Lots 294 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 0.00
% of Lots Sold 76.96% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 0.00
Unsold Lots 88 Total Sales as a % of High Est. Inf%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
337 MERIAN, M. (und M. ZEILLER).

Topographia provinciarum Austriacaru(m), Austriae, Styriae, Carinthiae, Carniolae, Tyrolis, etc. Das ist Beschreibung und Abbildung der fürnembsten Stätt und Plätz in den österreichischen Landen.

1649-1656 Not Available EUR 8,125.00
180 (SIEBMACHER, J.).

Das grosse und vollständige anfangs Siebmacherische, hernacher Fürstliche und Helmerische, nun aber Weigelische Wappen - Buch. 6 Teile (nebst Zusatz und Anhang) in 1 Bd.

1734 Not Available EUR 7,500.00
309 (VASQUEZ, C.

Pläne und Ansichten der k. k. Haupt- und Residenz Stadt Wien.

um 1830 Not Available EUR 6,500.00
29 BERNHARD, T.

Psalm.

1960 Not Available EUR 6,000.00
120 DÜRER, A.

Etliche underricht, zu befestigung der Stett, Schlosz, und flecken.

1527 Not Available EUR 6,000.00
301 KLEINER, S.

(Prospekte und Ansichten des Harrach'schen Schlosses und Gartens.

1738 Not Available EUR 5,750.00
203 RIDINGER, J. E.

Abbildung der jagdtbaren Thiere mit derselben angefügten Fährten und Spuhren, Wandel, Gänge, Absprünge, Wendungen, Widergängen, Flucht, und anderer Zeichen mehr.

1740 Not Available EUR 5,250.00
24

BROCKHAUS ENZYKLOPÄDIE 2000,

Not Available EUR 4,750.00
356 VISCHER, G. M.

Topographia Archiducatus Austriae Inf: Modernae, seu Controfee und Beschreibung aller Stätt Clöster und Schlösser wie sie anietzo stehen in dem Ertzhertzogthumb unter Osterreich. 4 Teile in 1 Bd.

1672 Not Available EUR 4,500.00
358 (WAGNER, J.

Ansichten aus Kärnten).

1844 Not Available EUR 4,250.00
170 SCHÖNBERGER, H. M.

Sammlung von Bildern aus Marianischen Gnadenorten. Private Graphiksammlung in 7 Bänden.

1888 Not Available EUR 3,750.00
355 VALVASOR, J. W.

Topographia archiducatus Carinthiae antiquae et modernae completa: Das ist vollkommne und gründliche Land - Beschreibung deß berühmten Erz - Herzogthums Kärndten.

1688 Not Available EUR 3,500.00
322 (DODERER, W. von).

Die kaiserlich - königlichen Militair - Erziehungs - Anstalten.

um 1860 Not Available EUR 3,000.00
134

QUER - SACRUM. Organ der Vereinigung bildender Künstler Irrlands. Herausgegeben von R. M. Friedländer u. a.

Not Available EUR 2,750.00
138

VER SACRUM. Organ der Vereinigung Bildender Künstler Österreichs. 1, Jahrgang. 12 in 11 Heften.

1898 Not Available EUR 2,750.00
347 SCHRENCK von NOTZING, J.

Der aller durchleuchtigsten und großmächtigsten Königen und Erztherzogen, Fürsten, Ggrafen, Herren vom Adel warhafftige Bildtnussen, und kurtze Beschreibungen.

1603 Not Available EUR 2,750.00
298 GREGOSCH, J. B.

Rundgemälde von Wien und dessen Umgebung aufgenommen nächst der Spinnerin am Kreuz und nächst der Villa am Laaerberge.

1855 Not Available EUR 2,500.00
65 GOETHE, (J. W. v.)

Reinecke Fuchs.

1921 Not Available EUR 2,375.00
341 REICHERT, C.

Einst und jetzt. Album, Steiermarks sämmtliche interessante Schlösser, Burgruinen, Städte, Märkte, Kirchen und Klöster enthaltend. 4 Bde.

1863-1866 Not Available EUR 2,375.00
2

BIBLIA cim postillis Nicolai de Lyra et expositionibus G. Britonis. (Hrsg. von Paulus Mercatellus).

1481 Not Available EUR 2,000.00
4

BIBLIA mit Postilla des Nicolaus de Lyra. Band 3 (von 4).

1487 Not Available EUR 2,000.00
141

6 Teile in 5 Bänden.

1704-1777 Not Available EUR 2,000.00
142

CONSTITUTIO CRIMINALIS THERESIANA oder der Majestät Mariä Theresiä peinliche Gerichtsordnung.

1769 Not Available EUR 2,000.00
124

KATALOG der zweiten (- neunten) Ausstellung. 8 Kataloge.

1902-1903 Not Available EUR 1,875.00
220 (POHLIG, J. W.

Album der herrschaftlichen Landsitze und Schlösser im Kaiserthum Österreich. I. Section (Böhmen). I.

Not Available EUR 1,875.00
  • <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>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
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