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Auction Name Old and Modern Prints Total Sales (EUR) 216,763.00
Auction Date 12/13/2017 - 12/13/2017 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 120,010.00
Sale Number #52809 High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 155,380.00
Total Lots 368
Sold Lots 247 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 164,730.00
% of Lots Sold 67.12% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 212,080.00
Unsold Lots 121 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 102.21%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
49 Cristoforo di M. ou Cristofano Robetta (c.1462-c.1534)

Adam et Ève et leurs deux enfants (version intermédiaire).

Vers 1498-1500. EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 9,375.00
50 Cristoforo di M. ou Cristofano Robetta (c.1462-c.1534)

La Foi et la Charité.

EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 7,500.00
59 Matthäus Zasinger (Meister MZ) (1477-1500/1503)

Die Umarmung (L’Étreinte).

1503 EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 7,500.00
258 Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)

Le Calvaire breton.

1898-1899. EUR 2,500.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 5,625.00
243 Kees van Dongen (1877-1968)

Femme avec un chien marchant sur la plage.

Vers 1925-1930. EUR 2,500.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 5,500.00
47 Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)

Négresse couchée.

1658 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 5,000.00
263 Théodore Géricault (1791-1824)

Entrance to the Adelphi Wharf.

1821 EUR 400.00 - 500.00 EUR 5,000.00
24 Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732-1806)

Quatre Bacchanales, ou Jeux de satyres.

Eau-forte. EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 4,000.00
170 Rodolphe Bresdin (1822-1885)

La Comédie de la Mort.

1854 EUR 2,000.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 3,875.00
259 Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)

Titres pour « Le Sourire ».

1899-1900. EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 3,125.00
14 Lucas Cranach l’Ancien (1472-1553)

La Pénitence de Chrisostome.

EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 2,750.00
57 Enea Vico (1523-1567)

Saint Georges et le dragon.

1542 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 2,750.00
17 Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)

Saint Jérôme en pénitence.

1496 EUR 1,500.00 - 1,800.00 EUR 2,500.00
26 James Gillray (1756-1815)

L’Apothéose de Hoche.

1798 EUR 150.00 - 180.00 EUR 2,500.00
127 Un très fort lot d’estampes anciennes, des XIXe et XXe s., nombre d’entre elles publiées par la Société des Aquafortistes.

Ens.

EUR 2,000.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 2,500.00
157 Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947)

Le Bain (2e pl.).

Vers 1925. EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 2,375.00
221 Edgar Degas (1834-1917)

Au Louvre : la peinture (Mary Cassatt).

1879-1880. EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 2,250.00
241 Kees van Dongen (1877-1968)

Les Cheveux courts.

1924 EUR 1,500.00 - 1,800.00 EUR 2,250.00
314 Jean-Émile Laboureur (1877-1943)

Illustrations pour divers ouvrages.

EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 2,250.00
148 Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947)

Les Chiens.

1893 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 2,000.00
160 Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947)

Femme debout dans sa baignoire.

1925 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 2,000.00
254 Henri Fantin-Latour (1836-1904)

Portrait de M. Fantin à dix-sept ans.

1895 EUR 300.00 - 400.00 EUR 2,000.00
1 Écoles anciennes.

Un fort lot par ou d’après D. del Barbiere, della Bella, Boucher, Callot, S. Le Clerc, Loutherbourg, Silvestre, Testa, Veneziano, Visscher, Waterloo, etc.

EUR 1,200.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 1,875.00
198 Mary Cassatt (1844-1926)

The Mirror (Mère et enfant à la glace).

1891 EUR 1,500.00 - 1,800.00 EUR 1,875.00
232 Maurice Denis (1870-1943)

Nymphe couronnée de pâquerettes.

1899-1901. EUR 600.00 - 800.00 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>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
  • <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>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
  • <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
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