Rare Book Monthly

Articles - August - 2013 Issue

Two among many Sales in August

A Mormon archive at Leslie Hindman on the 7th: lot 180

Not so long ago August was a quiet month in the rare book auction field but not so much any more.  The tightness in the calendar in both spring and fall makes January and August appealing for the lack of competition and the increasingly around the clock desire by the diligent to bid.  Here are two to consider.

In Georgia on August 3rd at 3:00 pm Addison and Sarova will sell a  fine assortment under the banner “The Dawning & The Awakening:  A Nation, A Religion, and An Art Form – fine books, maps, and ephemera including -

A collection of Americana focusing upon pre-Revolutionary and Revolutionary Americana

A large number of sermons printed in America during the Great Awakening

Petrarch’s Triomph printed in 1499 by Pacini

A large collection of books from the Bienenstock Furniture Library in North Carolina, the focus:  Interior and furniture design [30 shelf-lots]"

Addison & Sarova

4731- B Northside Drive, Macon, GA 31210

Website:  www.addisonsauction.com

eMail:  books@addisonsauctions.com

Tel:  478 787-BOOK

The sale catalogue can be reached through this link:
https://addisonsarova.infinitebidding.com/?method=getCatalogLots&catalogref=X9UK176MGS

Online bidding is through Artfact.

In Chicago on August 7th Leslie Hindman will sell, at noon CST, Fine Books and Manuscripts Sale [No. 253], an appealing potpourri containing an egalitarian mix  -

A diverse selection of lots from original Audubon works

A significant archive from the Mormon Apostle George Teasdale

An extensive collection of and from “French aesthete, Symbolist poet, art collector and famed dandy” Count Robert de Montesquiou

Spanish works among the highlights of the Travel and Exploration and Continental sessions

Russian Futurist illustrated works

The Art session

The Autographed and Autograph session including Verdi, Rossini, George Washington, Bonaparte, Dickens and Hemingway among others

Comic art

The catalogue is online at

http://catalogues.lesliehindman.com/asp/search.asp?pg=1&st=D&sale_no=253

Contact Information

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

1338 West Lake Street

Chicago, Illinois 60607

Website:  www.lesliehindman.com

312.280.1212

For specific questions contact Mary Williams marywilliams@lesliehindman.com

Live bidding options are provided.

Rare Book Monthly

  • Forum Auctions
    Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper
    30th May 2024
    Forum, May 30: Potter (Beatrix). Complete set of four original illustrations for the nursery rhyme, 'This pig went to market', 1890s. £60,000 to £80,000.
    Forum, May 30: Dante Alighieri.- Lactantius (Lucius Coelius Firmianus). Opera, second edition, Rome, 1468. £40,000 to £60,000.
    Forum, May 30: Distilling.- Brunschwig (Hieronymus). Liber de arte Distillandi de Compositis, first edition of the so-called 'Grosses Destillierbuch', Strassburg, 1512. £22,000 to £28,000.
    Forum, May 30: Eliot (T.S.), W. H. Auden, Ted Hughes, Philip Larkin, Robert Lowell, Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes, & others. A Personal Anthology for Eric Walter White, 60 autograph poems. £20,000 to £30,000.
    Forum, May 30: Cornerstone of French Enlightenment Philosophy.- Helvetius (Claude Adrien). De l'Esprit, true first issue "A" of the suppressed first edition, Paris, 1758. £20,000 to £30,000.
    Forum Auctions
    Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper
    30th May 2024
    Forum, May 30: Szyk (Arthur). The Haggadah, one of 125 copies, this out-of-series, Beaconsfield Press, 1940. £15,000 to £20,000.
    Forum, May 30: Fleming (Ian). Casino Royale, first edition, first impression, 1953. £15,000 to £20,000.
    Forum, May 30: Japan.- Ryusui (Katsuma). Umi no Sachi [Wealth of the Sea], 2 vol., Tokyo, 1762. £8,000 to £12,000.
    Forum, May 30: Computing.- Operating and maintenance manual for the BINAC binary automatic computer built for Northrop Aircraft Corporation 1949, Philadelphia, 1949. £8,000 to £12,000.
    Forum, May 30: Burmese School (probably circa 1870s). Folding manuscript, or parabaik, from the Court Workshop at the Royal Court at Manadaly, Burma, [c.1870s]. £8,000 to £12,000.
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    Auction May 27th
    Ketterer Rare Books, May 27:
    K. Marx, Das Kapital,1867. Dedication copy. Est: € 120,000
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    Latin and French Book of Hours, around 1380. Est: € 25,000
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    Auction May 27th
    Ketterer Rare Books, May 27:
    Breviary, Latin manuscript, around 1450-75. Est: € 10,000
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    Auction May 27th
    Ketterer Rare Books, May 27:
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    Auction May 27th
    Ketterer Rare Books, May 27:
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    I. Kant, Critik der reinen Vernunft, 1781. Est: €12,000
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    Arbeiter-Illustrierte Zeitung (AIZ) / Die Volks-Illustrierte (VI), 1932-38. Est: €8,000
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