• <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>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
  • <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>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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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>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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