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Bruun Rasmussen: Books and Manuscripts

Auction Reports

Auction Name Books and Manuscripts Total Sales (EUR) 47,286.25
Auction Date 01/28/2014 - 01/28/2014 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 45,340.00
Sale Number #1405c High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 59,485.00
Total Lots 237
Sold Lots 38 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 114,102.00
% of Lots Sold 16.03% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 156,627.00
Unsold Lots 199 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 30.19%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
6001 G. C. Oeder og Johan Lange

Fabulous Flora Danica: Oeder a.o. (eds.): Aftegninger paa de Planter [...] Flora Danica.

EUR 13,500.00 - 20,000.00 EUR 11,750.00
6006 F. L. Norden

F.L. Norden: Travels in Egypt and Nubia [...].

1757 EUR 4,000.00 - 5,350.00 EUR 3,500.00
6003 Thomas Stearns Eliot

Major work of Modernism: T.S. Eliot: Poems.

1919 EUR 2,000.00 - 2,700.00 EUR 3,187.50
6007 Niels Bohr

Inscribed by Niels Bohr: Determination of the Surface-Tension of Water by the Method of Jet Vibration.

1909 EUR 2,700.00 - 2,700.00 EUR 2,625.00
6009

First edition of Boswell's biography on Samuel Johnson: James Boswell: The Life of Samuel Johnson.

1791 EUR 2,000.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 2,625.00
6002 James Joyce og Tom Kristensen

From James Joyce to Tom Kristensen: James Joyce: Anna Livia Plurabelle.

1930 EUR 2,700.00 - 2,700.00 EUR 2,375.00
6000 Oluf Host

Kunsthandlere onsker jeg doden: 15 autograph letters and letter cards, all signed by Oluf Host.

EUR 1,050.00 - 1,350.00 EUR 2,125.00
6004 Tom Kristensen

Jastrau's anxiety - "Som en Bisse med blodige Haender": Hitherto unknown stanzas of famous poem by Tom Kristensen.

[No date]. EUR 1,350.00 - 1,350.00 EUR 1,750.00
6011

First edition of White's history of Selborne: [Gilbert White]: The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne.

1789 EUR 1,050.00 - 1,350.00 EUR 1,437.50
6012

Inscribed by Hans Christian Andersen: H.C. Andersen: Die zwei Baronessen.

1848 EUR 1,050.00 - 1,350.00 EUR 1,437.50
6038

Stars from the 1960s: Collection of more than 300 autographs from various persons, mostly actors. Mostly Danish.

EUR 400.00 - 670.00 EUR 1,250.00
6008 Henrik Ibsen

First editions by Henrik Ibsen: Collection of 9 1st editions by Henrik Ibsen incl. Hedda Gabler.

1890 EUR 1,350.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 1,175.00
6010 Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens: Our Mutual Friend.

1964-1965. EUR 1,350.00 - 1,350.00 EUR 1,175.00
6015 Soren Kierkegaard

First edition of Kierkegaard's Either-Or: Victor Eremita [pseud. for Soren Kierkegaard]: Enten-Eller.

1843 EUR 1,350.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 1,175.00
6035

Famous Italian Romantic composer: Autograph and signed letter by G[iuseppe] Verdi.

1898 EUR 1,350.00 - 1,600.00 EUR 1,175.00
6027 Walt Disney

Anders And & Co. 1949-57 komplet. Indbundet i 17 bind. Samt Peter Pan og Kaptajn Klo m.fl.

1953-1955 EUR 670.00 - 670.00 EUR 1,006.25
6019 Tom Kristensen

Early autograph poetry by Tom Kristensen: Note book with more than 20 autograph poems by Tom Kristensen from Pafuglefjeren, published 1922 + 1 vol.

EUR 1,050.00 - 1,350.00 EUR 918.75
6013 Rainer Maria Rilke, Thorkild Bjornvig og Paul la Cour

Inscribed by Rilke and Bjornvig: Rainer Maria Rilke: Das Buch der Bilder.

[1907]. EUR 805.00 - 1,050.00 EUR 706.25
6016 Thomas Stearns Eliot

The Waste Land: T.S. Eliot: The Waste Land.

1923 EUR 535.00 - 805.00 EUR 637.50
6023 James Joyce

A Portrait of the Artist as a young Man: James Joyce: A Portrait of the Artist as a young Man.

1916 EUR 270.00 - 400.00 EUR 637.50
6034

17th century engravings: Valentin Le Febre: Opera Selectiora quae Titianus Vecellius Cadubriensis [...].

1682 EUR 805.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 568.75
6039 Robert Jacobsen og Poul Borum (CD)

Robert Jacobsen, Poul Borum: Collection of 20 orig. illustrations by Robert Jacobsen to the work "44 fabler".

EUR 270.00 - 400.00 EUR 537.50
6025 Barry Lereng Wilmont, Henrik Nordbrandt og Dan Turell (CD)

Barry Wilmont, Henrik Nordbrandt and Dan Turell: Ulysses spejl.

1981 EUR 400.00 - 670.00 EUR 337.50
6030 Palle Nielsen

Palle Nielsen: Orfeus og Eurydike.

1959-70. EUR 535.00 - 535.00 EUR 337.50
6032

Iceland: Sagan af Gunnlaugi Ormstungu ok Skalld-Rafni [...].

1775 EUR 270.00 - 400.00 EUR 337.50
  • <b>Swann:</b> Benjamin Graham and David L. Dodd, <i>Security Analysis</i>, signed and inscribed first edition, New York, 1934. Price Realized: $23,750.
    <b>Swann:</b> Frederic Goudy, <i>Ecclesiates or the Preacher</i>, illuminated manuscript, circa 1890. Price Realized: $8,750,<br>an auction record.
    <b>Swann:</b> Hendrik Doncker, <i>De Zee-Atlas</i>, with 31 hand-colored maps, circa 1665. Price Realized: $125,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> <i>The Book of Mormon</i>, first edition, New York, 1830. Price Realized: $55,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Petrus Lombardus, <i>Sententiarum libri IV</i>, manuscript in Latin, Bohemia, dated 1463. Price Realized: $45,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Frederick Douglass, autograph letter signed, attesting<br>to the character of Harriet Tubman, October 1864. Price Realized: $40,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Egon Schiele, five-page Autograph Letter Signed, indignant at military interference in his art, October 1918. Price Realized: $33,800, an auction record.
    <b>Swann:</b> Large illuminated manuscript sheet with calligraphic and botanical borders, Ottoman Empire, early 19th century. Price Realized: $27,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> Evelyn Waugh, <i>Vile Bodies</i>, first edition, London, 1930. Price Realized: $18,750, an auction record.
    <b>Swann:</b> Diego Luis de San Vitores, first report by the first missionary to the Marianas Islands, Mexico, 1669. Price Realized: $46,800
  • <b>Bonhams London: Fine Books and Manuscripts, 24 June 2015</b>
    <b>Bonhams London June 24:</b> ENGELS (FRIEDRICH). Papers of Friedrich Engels as Corresponding Secretary. Est. $160,000-240,000.
    <b>Bonhams London June 24:</b> BRITISH ARCTIC EXPEDITION 1875-6. Illustrated autograph journal kept <br>by Commander Albert Hastings Markham. Est. $160,000-240,000.
    <b>Bonhams London June 24:</b> TURING (ALAN). Autograph letter signed ("Alan Turing"). Est. $63,000-94,000.
    <b>Bonhams London June 24:</b> MALLORY (GEORGE LEIGH). Series of thirty-four autograph letters and cards.<br>Est. $63,000-94,000.
    <b>Bonhams London June 24:</b> JOYCE (JAMES). <i>Ulysses</i>, First Edition, Number 282 OF 750 Copies. <br>Est. $94,000-130,000.
  • <b>Sotheby's London July 14: English Literature, History, Children's Books & Illustrations.</b>
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b> ENGLISH CIVIL WAR. A collection of 23 phamplets. £4,000-£6,000.
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b> CARROLL, LEWIS. Complete set of five watercolour drawnings for 'Songs from Alice in Wonderland'. £5,000-£7,000.
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b> BONAPARTE, NAPOLEON. Lock of <br>his hair mounted on paper. <br> £5,000-£7,000.
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. <i>The Decent of Man</i>, Inscribed by Darwin for his daughter. £20,000-£30,000.
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14: English Literature, History, Children's Books & Illustrations.</b>
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b> [FLEMING, Alexander]. Presentation sample of the mould that produces penicillin. £7,000-£10,000.
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b> GRAHAME, Kenneth--Wolfendale, Timothy. <i>The Wind in the Willows</i>. £7,000-£9,000.
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b> BIBLE. NEW TESTAMENT. English, Tyndale's Version. £25,000-£35,000.
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b><br>Byron, George Gordon Noel, Lord. Autographed Letter Signed, to Earl of Blessington. £10,000-£15,000.
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14: English Literature, History, Children's Books & Illustrations.</b>
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b> [BRONTE, Charlotte]. 2 watercolours of the flowers attributed to Charlotte Bronte. C.1839. £4,000-£6,000.
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b> CRUIKSHANK, George. Album of letters, watercolours, sketches... £6,000-£8,000.
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b> WORDSWORTH, William. Catalogue of the varied and valuable Historical Poetical. £6,000-£7,500.
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b> BEARDSLEY, Aubrey--MALORY, Sir Thomas. Le Morte Darthur. <i>Dent</i>, 1893-94. £25,000-£30,000.
  • <b>Cowan's Auctions American History: Featuring Artifacts and Photographs. Online Bidding Ends July 13.</b>
    <b>Cowan's Auctions Ends July 13:</b> Turner Family Archive: James Monroe Presidential Signed Land Grant.<br>Est. $500-700.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions Ends July 13:</b> German Pioneer and Denver, Colorado, Settler, Archive Includes Diary, Photograph, and Gold Scales.<br>Est $350-700.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions Ends July 13:</b> 12th Wisconsin Infantry, Co. D, Civil War Veteran's Medal. Est $300-500.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions Ends July 13:</b> Spanish American War-Period Correspondence from Charles E. Smith. Est $300-600.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions American History: Featuring Artifacts and Photographs. Online Bidding Ends July 13.</b>
    <b>Cowan's Auctions Ends July 13:</b> Books on Christianity. Lot of 10. <i>Debate on the Evidences of Christianity</i>... Est $200-400.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions Ends July 13:</b> <br>Sixth Plate Ambrotype and CDV of Capt. William Greene Turner, Co. G, 2nd Rhode Island. Est $300-500.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions Ends July 13:</b> <br>Rare 1869 Stevens Patent Playing Cards. Complete set of 56 cards.<br>Est $200-300.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions Ends July 13:</b><br> <i>The Answer of the Commissioners of the Kingdom of Scotland</i>, 1647.<br>Est $100-150.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions American History: Featuring Artifacts and Photographs. Online Bidding Ends July 13.</b>
    <b>Cowan's Auctions Ends July 13:</b> Confederate and State Currencies.<br>29 issues of paper currency.<br>Est $250-400.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions Ends July 13:</b> Cartoon with Satan Tempting John Wilkes Booth. Est $300-600.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions Ends July 13:</b> Cabinet Card of Two American Indians and One Westerner.<br>Est $400-600.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions Ends July 13:</b> Group of Early 20th Century American Indian Photographs... <br> Est $400-600.
  • <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> Latest catalogue - The Russian Turmoil 1917-45: An Émigré perspective
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> S. Anichkova, Baroness Taube, [The Enigma of Lenin]. Prague, c. 1934.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> O. Kugusheva [Wolf Pack]. Berlin, 1940.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> B.M. Kuznetsov [To Please Stalin / 1945-1946]. Canada, 1968.
  • <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Catalogue 160: Magnificent Books, Manuscripts, & Photographs
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Shakespeare's First Folio (1623)
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Charles Darwin family photograph album
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Spectacular album of mammoth photos of the American West by Watkins & others
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Washington family copy of The Federalist (1788)
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Underground Railroad runaway broadside (1857)
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