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Auction Name Old and Modern Prints Total Sales (EUR) 358,149.00
Auction Date 12/14/2017 - 12/14/2017 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 185,680.00
Sale Number #52817 High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 233,970.00
Total Lots 359
Sold Lots 248 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 279,110.00
% of Lots Sold 69.08% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 349,270.00
Unsold Lots 111 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 102.54%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
633 Kiyoshi Hasegawa (1891-1980)

Le Renard et les raisins (Fables de la Fontaine).

1963 EUR 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 21,250.00
583 Marc Chagall (1887-1985) (d’après)

Aleko.

Vers 1955. EUR 5,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 16,875.00
396 Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

Minotaure caressant une femme. (Suite Vollard, pl. 84).

1933 EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 13,750.00
727 Zao Wou-Ki (chinois, 1920-2013)

Composition. Affiche pour l’exposition « Zao Wou-Ki, l’œuvre gravé » à la Bibliothèque nationale.

1979 EUR 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 12,500.00
708 Pierre Soulages (né en 1919)

Lithographie n° 24 b.

1969 EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 11,875.00
577 Marc Chagall (1887-1985)

Le Bouquet bleu.

1974 EUR 8,000.00 - 10,000.00 EUR 10,000.00
634 Kiyoshi Hasegawa (1891-1980)

Oiseau et poissons en sympathie.

1964 EUR 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 10,000.00
707 Pierre Soulages (né en 1919)

Lithographie n° 21.

1969 EUR 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 9,500.00
709 Pierre Soulages (né en 1919)

Lithographie n° 25.

1969 EUR 5,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 8,500.00
706 Pierre Soulages (né en 1919)

Lithographie n° 19.

1969 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 7,500.00
378 Henri Matisse (1869-1954)

Danseuse assise, une jambe repliée. Pl. de la suite Dix danseuses.

1925-1926. EUR 3,500.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 6,000.00
377 André Masson (1896-1987)

Rêve d’un futur désert.

1942 EUR 2,500.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 5,625.00
387 Berthe Morisot (1841-1895)

Le Lac du bois ; Le Canard ; L’Oie ; Cygnes et canards ; Nu de dos ; Fillette au chat (Julie Manet) ; Berthe Morisot dessinant avec sa fille ; Jeune femme au repos.

Vers 1885-1888. EUR 1,800.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 5,490.00
491 Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901)

Mademoiselle Marcelle Lender en buste.

1895 EUR 3,500.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 5,250.00
667 Joan Miró (1893-1983)

Ocellaire.

1972 EUR 2,000.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 4,750.00
689 Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

Cabinet particulier. Degas et une fille. (Les 156, pl. 80).

1971 EUR 1,200.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 4,750.00
521 Jacques Villon (Gaston Duchamp, dit) (1875-1963)

Baudelaire (au socle).

1920 EUR 2,500.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 4,438.00
380 Charles Meryon (1821-1868)

Bain-froid Chevrier.

1864 EUR 1,200.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 4,375.00
541 Édouard Vuillard (1868-1940)

L’Atelier, ou L’Essayage.

1895 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 4,125.00
422 Odilon Redon (1840-1916)

La Maison hantée (illustrations pour Bulwer-Lytton, trad. de R. Philipon).

1896 EUR 3,000.00 - 3,500.00 EUR 4,000.00
691 Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

La Patronne faiseuse d’anges, avec trois filles, Degas aux mains dans le dos. (Les 156, pl. 117).

1971 EUR 1,800.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 4,000.00
690 Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

La Fête de la patronne… (Les 156, pl. 115).

1971 EUR 1,800.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 3,875.00
410 Jean-François Raffaëlli (1850-1924)

The Old Lady’s Garden (Le Jardin de la vieille fille).

1894 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 3,750.00
448 Paul Signac (1863-1935)

Voiles à sec à Saint-Tropez.

Vers 1900. EUR 3,000.00 - 3,500.00 EUR 3,750.00
447 Paul van Ryssel (Dr Gachet) (1828-1909)

Douze Eaux-Fortes par Van Ryssel.

EUR 1,200.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 3,125.00
  • <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> E.H. SHEPARD, Original drawing for A.A. Milne’s The House at Pooh Corner.<br>$40,000-60,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> BERNARD RATZER, Plan of the City of New York in North America, surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767. $80,000-100,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> THOMAS JEFFERSON, Autograph letter signed comparing Logan, Tecumseh, and Little Turtle to the Spartans. Monticello: 15 February 1821. $14,000-18,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN C. FREMONT, Narrative of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, in the Year 1842.. Abridged edition, the only one containing the folding map From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $3,000-5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ZANE GREY, Album containing 94 large format photographs of Grey and party at Catalina Island, Arizona, and fishing in the Pacific. From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $5,000-$8,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> WILLIAM COMBE, A History of Madeira ... illustrative of the Costumes, Manners, and Occupations of the Inhabitants. produced by Ackermann in 1821; From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ERIC TAVERNER, Salmon Fishing... One of 275 copies signed by Taverner, published in 1931,From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN WHITEHEAD, Exploration of Mount Kina Balu, North Borneo. Whitehead reached the high point of Kinabalu in 1888. Part of a major group of travel books from the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN LONG, Voyages and Travels of an Indian Interpreter and Trader, describing the Manners and Customs of the North American Indians... The first edition of 1791. $3,000-$5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> SAMUEL BECKETT, Stirrings Still. This, Beckett’s last work of fiction with original lithographs by Le Brocquy, limited to 200 copies signed by the author and the artist. From the Estate of Howard Kaminsky.. $1,500-$2,500
  • <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
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