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Auction Name Children's Books Total Sales (EUR) 6,355.66
Auction Date 11/22/2017 - 11/22/2017 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 6,060.00
Sale Number #51901 High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 9,780.00
Total Lots 471
Sold Lots 172 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 16,055.00
% of Lots Sold 36.52% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 25,750.00
Unsold Lots 299 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 24.68%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
369 RABIER Benjamin

Fables de La Fontaine

EUR 400.00 - 600.00 EUR 459.15
370 RABIER Benjamin

Les animaux en liberté

EUR 200.00 - 250.00 EUR 253.74
371 RABIER Benjamin

Les animaux s'amusent

EUR 200.00 - 250.00 EUR 253.74
455 VERNE Jules

Le tour du monde en 80 jours

EUR 80.00 - 100.00 EUR 193.33
465 VERNE Jules

L'étoile du Sud, l'archipel en feu

EUR 80.00 - 100.00 EUR 138.95
202 DUTRIAC G.

Robinsons Sous Marins

1907 EUR 120.00 - 150.00 EUR 132.91
206 DUTRIAC G.

L'aviateur du Pacifique

EUR 120.00 - 150.00 EUR 132.91
171 D'IVOI Paul

Cigale en Chine

EUR 80.00 - 100.00 EUR 126.87
48 BIBLIOTHEQUE ROSE ILLUSTREE

Voyage au Brésil

1872 EUR 30.00 - 50.00 EUR 114.79
176 D'IVOI Paul

Les voleurs de foudre

EUR 100.00 - 120.00 EUR 114.79
239 GUERRE

Notre 75 par un artilleur

1915 par la librairie Aristide Quillet comportant un système en parfait état présentant le fameux français de 75 EUR 90.00 - 100.00 EUR 108.75
368 RABIER Benjamin

Chocolat ou le chimpanze valet de chambres

1916 EUR 100.00 - 120.00 EUR 108.75
174 D'IVOI Paul

Le maître du drapeau bleu

EUR 80.00 - 100.00 EUR 84.58
192 * DUBOUT Albert

Les aventures de la famille Anatole

1951 EUR 50.00 - 80.00 EUR 84.58
451 VERNE Jules

Un capitaine de 15 ans

EUR 80.00 - 100.00 EUR 84.58
460 VERNE Jules

Le chateau des Carpathes

EUR 80.00 - 100.00 EUR 84.58
341 PARIS Alfred

L'or du Pôle

1900 EUR 70.00 - 90.00 EUR 72.50
456 VERNE Jules

De la terre à la lune

EUR 60.00 - 80.00 EUR 72.50
170 D'IVOI Paul

Corsaire Triplex

EUR 60.00 - 80.00 EUR 66.46
366 RABIER Benjamin

Les contes du Lapin vert

1926 EUR 40.00 - 60.00 EUR 66.46
3 AGE D'OR

Reliure 1 de la revue l'âge d'or, livre instructif et amusant dédié à la jeunesse

1843 EUR 60.00 - 80.00 EUR 60.42
11 ALDIN Cecil

Le journal d'un minet blanc

EUR 60.00 - 80.00 EUR 60.42
278 LA BALISE

Pilotin Aviateur

1946 EUR 50.00 - 80.00 EUR 60.42
246 HERGE

La légende d'Albert 1er Roi des Belges

EUR 50.00 - 80.00 EUR 58.00
90 BOMBLED L.

Waverley, Walter Scott illustré

EUR 30.00 - 50.00 EUR 53.17
  • <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
  • <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.
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