• <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
  • <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> The Library of Pierre Bergé<br>Auction Pierre Bergé & Associés<br>in association with Sotheby’s<br>Paris-Hôtel Drout<br>December 14, 2018<br><br>New York Exhibition<br>Oct. 16 to Oct. 20</b>
    <b>The Library of Pierre Bergé, NY exhibition 10/16 to 10/20:</b> BARTHOLOMEUS ANGLICUS. <i>Le Proprietaire des choses.</i> Lyon, [circa 1484]. 150 000 / 200 000 €
    <b>The Library of Pierre Bergé, NY exhibition 10/16 to 10/20:</b> MONTAIGNE, Michel de. <i>Essais.</i> Bordeaux, 1580. 400 000 / 500 000 €
    <b>The Library of Pierre Bergé, NY exhibition 10/16 to 10/20:</b> PROUST, Marcel. <i>Du côté de chez Swann.</i> Paris, 1914 [1913]. 600 000 / 800 000 €
    <b>The Library of Pierre Bergé, NY exhibition 10/16 to 10/20:</b> MONSTRELET, Enguerrand de. <i>Le Premier [-Tiers] Volume des Cronicques.</i> Paris, circa 1503.<br>300 000 / 400 000 €
  • <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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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>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
  • <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
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