• <b>Sotheby’s Online, June 18 - 28:</b> Lewis, Meriwether, and William Clark. <i>History of the Expedition Under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark, To the Sources of the Missouri…</i> 1814, first edition. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, June 18 - 28:</b> Poe, Edgar Allan. <i>Tales.</i> New York: Wiley And Putnam, 1845. First edition, first printing, first issue. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, June 18 - 28:</b> Dürer, Albrecht, and Johann Stabius. [Map of the World as a Sphere.] [Vienna,] 1781 (From Woodblocks Cut In 1515). $120,000 to $180,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, June 18 - 28:</b> Ferdinand, Franz — Lala Deen Dayal [Photographer]. VISIT OF H.I. & H.R. THE ARCHDUKE FRANZ FERDINAND OF AUSTRIA ESTE TO HYDERABAD (DECCAN), JANUARY 1893. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, June 18 - 28:</b> Lincoln, Abraham. Manuscript Letter Signed ("Yours Truly A. Lincoln") as Sixteenth President to Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles Regarding William Johnson. $200,000 to $300,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Luis de Lucena, <i>Arte de Ajedres,</i> first edition of the earliest extant manual on modern chess, Salamanca, circa 1496-97. Sold for $68,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Carte-de-visite album with 83 images of prominent African Americans & abolitionists, circa 1860s. Sold for $47,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Gustav Klimt, <i>Das Werk,</i> Vienna & Leipzig, 1918. Sold for $106,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Man Ray, <i>[London Transport] – Keeps London Going,</i> 1938. Sold for $149,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Thomas Jefferson, Letter Signed, to Major-General Nathanael Greene, promising reinforcements against Cornwallis, 1781. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Nicolas de Fer, <i>L’Amerique Divisee Selon Letendue de ses Principales Parties,</i> Paris, 1713. Sold for $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Russell H. Tandy, <i>The Secret in the Old Attic,</i> watercolor, pencil & ink, 1944. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ernest Hemingway, <i>Three Stories & Ten Poems,</i> first edition of the author's first book, Paris, 1923. Sold for $23,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Walker Evans, <i>River Rouge Plant,</i> silver print, 1947. Sold for $57,500.
  • <b>Sotheby’s London: Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts and Continental and Russian Books.<br>July 3, 2018</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London, July 3:</b> The Breviary of Marie (1344-1404), Duchess of Bar, Daughter of Bonne of Luxembourg and King John II (the Good) of France, Franciscan Use, in Latin with a few rubrics in French [France (Paris), c.1360]. £500,000 to £700,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London, July 3:</b> John Chrysostom, Homilies on Matthew’s Gospel, in Greek [Byzantine Empire (Constantinople), late 9th century]. £200,000 to £300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London, July 3:</b> Bible, with prologues and interpretations of Hebrew Names, in Latin [France (Paris), c.1250]. £80,000 to £120,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London: Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts and Continental and Russian Books.<br>July 3, 2018</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London, July 3:</b> Euclides. Elementa Geometriae [Translated by Adelardus Bathoniensis, Edited by Johannes Campanus]. Vicenza: Leonardus Achates de Basilea and Guilielmus de Papia, [13 May Or 20 June] 1491. £40,000 to £60,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London, July 3:</b> Apocalypsis Sancti Johannis. Single Leaf from a Block Book [Schreiber's Edition III]. [The Netherlands, C. 1465-1470]. £15,000 to £20,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London, July 3:</b> Seneca, Lucius Annaeus. Opera Philosophica. Epistolae [Edited by Blasius Romerus]. Treviso: Bernardus De Colonia, 1478. £20,000 to £30,000
  • <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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Treadway Toomey Auctions: 20th Century Art and Design - Prints, Books, Autographs

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Auction Name 20th Century Art and Design - Prints, Books, Autographs Total Sales (USD) 85,875.25
Auction Date 12/02/2017 - 12/02/2017 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 63,600.00
Sale Number #75 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 101,300.00
Total Lots 146
Sold Lots 107 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 101,600.00
% of Lots Sold 73.29% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 162,900.00
Unsold Lots 39 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 52.72%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
52 Gustave Baumann, (American/German, 1881-1971)

Redwood,

1935 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 9,375.00
34 Gustave Baumann, (American/German, 1881-1971)

San Geronimo Taos,

1924 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 5,625.00
294 Sol LeWitt, (American, 1928-2007)

Four Different Orders of Printing,

color silkscreen USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 3,250.00
453 Alexander Calder, (American, 1898-1976)

La Scie et les Boules,

USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 3,125.00
455 Alexander Calder, (American, 1898-1976)

Poisson pas ancre,

1965 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 2,500.00
485 Werner Bischof, (Swiss, 1916-1954)

Shinto Priests at Meiji Temple,

USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 2,500.00
109 WRIGHT, FRANK LLOYD

Frank Lloyd Wright Monograph. Edited and photographed by Yukio Futagawa,

1984-1988. USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 2,250.00
296 Sol LeWitt, (American, 1928-2007)

Untitled (Circular Form),

2001 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 2,250.00
442 Bruce Nauman, (American, b. 1941)

Studio Floor Detail,

2006 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 2,250.00
463 Sam Francis, (American, 1923-1994)

Untitled,

USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 2,000.00
107 (WASMUTH PORTFOLIO) WRIGHT, FRANK LLOYD

Buildings, Plans and Designs.

1963 USD 700.00 - 900.00 USD 1,625.00
116 (CHICAGO) BURNHAM, DANIEL,

Plan of Chicago.

1909 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,625.00
96 (FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT)

LISSITZKY, EL (COVER), Wijdeveld, H. Theodorus, Wendingen 4-11,

1921 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,500.00
295 Sol LeWitt, (American, 1928-2007)

Lines and color,

USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,500.00
454 Alexander Calder, (American, 1898-1976)

4 Rouges, 3 Noir, 1 Jaune

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,500.00
483 Margaret Bourke-White, (American, 1904-1971)

Airship Akron,

1931 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,500.00
108 WRIGHT, FRANK LLOYD

Selected Drawings Portfolio.

1977-79. USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,375.00
101 (WRIGHT, FRANK LLOYD)

Taliesin ephemera,

USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 1,250.00
448 Pablo Picasso, (Spanish, 1881-1973)

Homme avec Deux Femmes Nues( from the 347 Series),

1968 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,187.50
93 WRIGHT, FRANK LLOYD

Experimenting with Human Lives.

1923 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,125.00
89 WRIGHT, FRANK LLOYD

The Japanese Print: An Interpretation.

1912 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 1,062.50
140 (ARCHITECTURE) MALLET- STEVENS, ROBERT,

Une Cite Moderne: Dessins de Rob Mallet- Stevens.

USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,000.00
472 Victor Pasmore, (British, 1908-1998)

Blue Movement and Green,

1980 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,000.00
142 (ARCHITECTURE) LISSITZKY, EL,

Russland: Die Rekonstruktion der Architektur in der Sowjetunion.

1930 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 937.50
438 Mimmo Paladino, (Italian, b. 1948)

Shofar,

1992 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 937.50
  • <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>The Tragedie of Julius Caesar.</i> London, 1623. 1st appearance in print, Complete from the First Folio. Sold for $175,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Ernst, Max. <i>Mr. Knife and Miss Fork</i>. Paris, 1932. DELUXE EDITION. Sold for $15,625
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Cage, John. Autograph musical leaf from his Concert for Piano and Orchestra, NY, 1958. Sold for $18,750
    <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Einstein, Albert. Signed Passport Photo for his US citizenship application. Bermuda, 1935. Sold for $17,500
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Verard, Antoine. Illuminated printed Book of Hours. Paris, 1507. Sold for $7,500
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Wetterkurzschlussel. German Weather Report Codebook - for Enigma use. Berlin, 1942. Sold for $225,000
    <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Morelos y Pavon, Jose Maria. Autograph letter signed to El Virrey Venegas, February 5, 1812. Sold for $6,250
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Milne, A.A. Complete set of <i>Winnie-the-Pooh</i> books. 4 volumes. All first issue points. London, 1924-1928. Sold for $5,250
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> A 48-star American Flag, battle worn flown at Guadalcanal and Peleliu, 1942-1944. Sold for $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Locke, John. Autograph Letter Signed mourning the death of his friend, William Molyneaux, 2 pp, October 27, 1698. Sold for $20,000
  • <center><b>TIMED ONLINE AUCTION<br>June 11 - 25, 2018</b></center>
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> ACCADEMIA ERCOLANENSE DI ARCHEOLOGIA. <i>Ornati delle Pareti</i>, Naples 1796. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> AMERICAS. <i>Il Gazzettiere Americano…</i>, Livorno, 1763. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> BARROW, John. <i>Travels in China…</i>, London, 1804. £600 to £800
    <center><b>TIMED ONLINE AUCTION<br>June 11 - 25, 2018</b></center>
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> BENOIST, Felix. <i>Album de L'Ile de Jersey</i>…, Paris & Nantes, 1870. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> GAIL, Wilhelm. <i>Erinnerungen aus Spanien,</i> Munchen, [ca. 1837]. £1,800 to £2,200
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> HANCARVILLE, Pierre d'. <i>Recherches sur l'origine…,</i> London, Appleyard, 1785. £1,5000 to £2,000
    <center><b>TIMED ONLINE AUCTION<br>June 11 - 25, 2018</b></center>
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> HULLEY, T. <i>Six Views of Cheltenham.</i> London, R. Ackerman, 1813. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> JEFFERSON, Thomas. <i>Notes on the state of Virginia</i>…, London, 1787. £12,000 to £18,000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> LEWIS, John F. <i>Lewis's illustrations of Constantinople…,</i> London, McLean, 1837. £3,000 to £4,000
    <center><b>TIMED ONLINE AUCTION<br>June 11 - 25, 2018</b></center>
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> MARQUARD, Johann. <i>Tractatus politico-juridicus,</i> Frankfurt, 1662. £1,800 to £2,200
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> MAUND, Benjamin. <i>The botanic garden,</i> London, 1825-42. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> Willughby, Francis; John Ray (ed.). <i>Ornithologiæ libri tres</i>. London, John Martyn, 1676. £1,500 to £2,000
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