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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>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>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>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
  • <b>Doyle, online only: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. July 13-24, 2018</b>
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Zane Grey, Inscribed photograph album depicting Grey and party at Catalina, fishing, and in Arizona. $700 to $1,000
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Eric Taverner, Salmon Fishing...London: Seeley, Service & Co., 1931. $600 to $900
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> The Gentleman Angler. $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, online only: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. July 13-24, 2018</b>
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Ken Robinson, Flyfishers' Progress. [London: The Flyfishers' Club, 2000. $200 to $300
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> G. H. Lacy, North Punjab Fishing Club Angler's Handbook. Calcutta: Newman & Co., 1890. $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> J. Harrington Keene, Fly-Fishing and Fly-Making for Trout, etc. New York, 1887. $200 to $300
    <b>Doyle, online only: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. July 13-24, 2018</b>
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Arthur Macrate, The History of The Tuna Club, Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, California, 1948. $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Joseph D. Bates Jr. Streamer Fly Tying and Fishing. Harrisburg, PA: The Stackpole Company, 1966. $800 to $1,200
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Paul Schmookler and Ingrid V. Sils. Rare and Unusual Fly Tying Materials: A Natural History. $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Herbert Hoover, Fishing For Fun - And To Wash Your Soul. New York: Random House, 1963. $400 to $600
  • <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 372: Martin Luther King Jr. March for Freedom Now! Placard. Chicago, 1960. 28 x 22”. $3,000 to $6,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 567: Warhol, Andy. Tate Gallery Exhibition Booklet, Signed on the Cover by Warhol. Tate Gallery, 1971. $700 to $900
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 72: Mitchell, Margaret. <i>Gone With the Wind.</i> New York: The Macmillan Co., 1936. First edition, first issue. $4,000 to $5,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 468: Photo Archive Documenting the 1930s—50s Chicago Jazz and Night Club Scene. A significant collection. $2,000 to $4,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 143: Dr. Seuss. <i>Oh Say Can You Say.</i> 1979, First Edition, Signed. $200 to $300
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 285: [Maps] Thomas G. Bradford. <i>A Comprehensive Atlas, Geographical, Historical & Commercial.</i> Boston: William D. Ticknor, 1835. First Edition. $1,600 to $1,800
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 69: Herman Melville. <i>Moby Dick, or The Whale</i>. New York: Random House, 1930. First Kent Trade Edition. $400 to $600
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 295: John James Audoban. Group of 148 Lithographs from the Birds of America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, ca. 1840s. $600 to $800
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 54: Langston Hughes. <i>One-Way Ticket.</i> New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949. First edition. $300 to $500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 7: Ray Bradbury. <i>The Martian Chronicles.</i> With a Wine Label Signed by Bradbury. Garden City: Doubleday, 1950. First edition $300 to $500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 121. Frank L Baum. <i>The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.</i> Chicago: George M. Hill Co., 1899, 1900. First Edition. $4,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 369. [Declaration of Independence] Peter Force Engraving of the Declaration of Independence. One page; 29 x 26”. From the "American Archives" 1837-1853 series of books. $15,000 to $20,000
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