Rare Book Monthly

Articles - October - 2013 Issue

Auctions in October

This month there are 113 scheduled events.  More will be added as the month continues.  For the month we project that 30,000 lots will be offered.

 

Tues. Oct. 1st

Christies – New York.  Neon Dreams:  Editioned Works by Kusama, Murakami and Nara.  117 lots

Bruun Rasmussen – Copenhagen.  Books and Manuscripts [1340b].  141 lots

Bruun Rasmussen – Copenhagen.  Modern and Contemporary Prints [1340c].  83 lots

Ader.  Prints.  181 lots

 

Wed. Oct. 2nd

Sothebys – New York.  Photographs [N09020].  232 lots

Dominic Winter Book Auctions – Wiltshire.  Pictures – Prints [100213].  63 lots

Autograph Auctions – Corsinge.  Autographs – bidding ends today.  98 lots

 

Thurs. Oct. 3rd

Christies – New York.  Photographs [2732].  241 lots

Binoche and Giguello – rue La Boetie, Paris.  Library of an Amateur [17203].  246 lots

Christies.  Into Africa – Photographs by Peter Beard [2780].  28 lots

Dominic Winter Book Auctions – Wiltshire.  Natural History:  Books and Pictures [100313].  109 lots

Bloomsbury Auctions – London.  Antiquarian Books [36084].  433 lots

Heritage Auctions – Dallas [HA.com].  Rare Books internet bidding ending today [201340].

Ader - Paris.  Posters:  Andre Bernard Collection [23431].  205 lots

Ader – Paris.  Posters and Graphics:  F. H. K. Henrion Collection [23403].  228 lots

 

Fri. Oct. 4th

Marc van de Wiele Auctions – Brugge.  Books [49].  604 lots

Alde – Paris.  Ancient and Modern Books, Medicine and Architecture [22887].  488 lots

 

Sat. Oct. 5th

Marc van de Wiele Auctions – Brugge.  Books [50].  830 lots

Clars Auction Gallery – Oakland.  Prints [100513].  107 lots

 

Sun. Oct. 6th

Heritage Auctions - Dallas [HA.com].  Comics [121340].

Heritage Auctions – Dallas.  Posters – internet bidding ending today [161340].

Clars – Oakland.  Prints, Day 2 [100613].  52 lots

 

Tues. Oct. 8th

Henri Godts Books and Prints Auctions – Bruxelles.  Books [100813].  439 lots

Rupert Toovey and Co. – West Sussex.  Antiquarian and Collectors Books [1154].

Christies – New York.  Prints [3433].  17 lots

 

Wed. Oct. 9th

Rupert Toovey and Co. – West Sussex.  Prints [1160].

Christies – New York.  Photographs by Norman Seeff:  the Lost Archive [3440].  50 lots

 

Thurs. Oct. 10th

Heritage Auctions – Beverly Hills [HA.com].  Rare Books [6100].  560 lots

Heritage Auctions – Beverly Hills [HA.com].  Manuscripts [6102].  1,161 lots

Swann Galleries – New York.  Printed and Manuscript Americana [2324].  418 lots

Piasa – Paris.  Ancient and Modern Photographs [22675].  260 lots

PBA Galleries – San Francisco.  Beats and the Counterculture with other Fine Literature [517].  490 lots

Bloomsbury Auctions – London.  Bibliophile [36085].  500 lots

Heritage Auctions – Dallas. [HA.com].  Rare Books internet bidding ending today [201341].

 

Fri. Oct. 11th

Heritage Auctions – Beverly Hills [HA.com].  Rare Books [6100].  560 lots

Heritage Auctions – Beverly Hills [HA.com].  Manuscripts [6102].  1,161 lots

Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society – Lancaster.  Rare and Used Books [101113].  443 lots

Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen – 75172 Pforzheim.  Books, Graphics modern and ancient Arts, Antiques – Day 1 [86a].  3,134 lots

 

Sat. Oct. 12th

Coutau Begarie – Paris.  Comic Strips [101213].  442 lots

Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen – 75172 Pforzheim.  Books, Graphics modern and ancient Arts, Antiques – Day 2 [86b].  3,147 lots

Cowans Auctions – Cincinnati.  Prints, Photogrphs, Books [316].

 

Sun. Oct. 13th

Heritage Auctions – Dallas.  Comics – internet bidding ending today.

Heritage Auctions – Dallas.  Posters – internet bidding ending today.

 

Mon. Oct. 14th

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers – Chicago.  Prints [261].  11 lots

 

Tues. Oct. 15th

Christies – London – South Kensington.  Photographs [9562].  142 lots

Tajan – Paris.  Prints, Books – internet bidding ending today [98530].

Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH – Berlin – Schoneberg.  Rare Books and Decorative Prints; and Photography [95].

 

Wed. Oct. 16th

Bonhams – San Francisco.  Fine Books and Manuscripts [21010].

RR Auction – Amherst.  Autographs [416].

Galerie Bassenge – Berlin – Grunewald.  History, Geography, Travel [102a].

Alexander Autographs – Chesapeake City.  Autographs [101613].

Artcurial – Paris.  Books and Manuscripts [2398].

Morton Casa de Subastas – mexico DF CP 11000.  Books from a Collection, Historical Documents, Prints and Photographs [686].

Grays Auctioneers – Cleveland.  Prints [71].

Doyle New York – New York.  Prints [13AM02].

 

Thurs.  Oct. 17th

Alexander Autographs – Chesapeake City.  Autographs [101613].

Swann Galleries – New York.  Fine Photographs and Photobooks [2325].  251 lots

Heritage Auctions – New York.  Rare Books [6100].

Heritage Auctions – New York.  Manuscripts [6102].

AntiquarianAuctions.com Laguna Beach.  Rare Books internet bidding ending today [30].

Bloomsbury Auctions – London.  Prints [36087].

Heritage Auctions – Dallas [HA.com].  Rare Books – internet bidding ending today [20142].

Galerie Bassenge – Berlin – Grunewald.  Rare Books [102B]

Galerie Bassenge – Berlin – Grunewald.  Incunabula, Books before 1600 [102C]

 

Fri. Oct. 18th

Swann Galleries – New York.  Rare and Important Travel Posters [2316].

Heritage Auctions – New York [HA.com].  Rare Books [6100].

Heritage Auctions – New York [HA.com].  Manuscripts [6102].

Galerie Bassenge – Berlin – Grunewald.  Literature 17th – 19th Century [102D].

Galerie Bassenge – Berlin – Grunewald.  Autographs [102e].

 

Sat.  Oct. 19th

Archives International Auctions – Fort Lee.  Historical Documents, Autographs, and the Copps Collection [101913].  1,487 lots

Galerie Bassenge – Berlin – Grunewald.  Modern Literature and Art Documentation [102F]

 

Sun. Oct. 20th

Paige Auction – Portland.  Comic Book Auction – internet bidding ending today [102013].

Heritage Auctions – Dallas [HA.com].  Comics – internet bidding ending today [121342].

Heritage Auctions – Dallas [HA.com].  Posters – internet bidding ending today [161342].       

 

Tues. Oct. 22nd

Bonhams – San Francisco.  Prints [21014].

Sothebys – Paris.  Bibliotheque des ducs de Luynes, Chateau de Dampierre – Seconde Partie [PF1333].

Aguttes – Neuilly-sur-Seine.  Books, Posters and Ancient Paper [22305].

Christies – New York.  Prints [2775].  5 lots

 

Thurs. Oct. 24th

RR Auction - Amherst.  Autographs [417].

Swann Galleries – New York [2327].  Art, Press, and Illustrated Books [2327].

Pierre Berge and Associes – Paris.  Autographs and Manuscripts [16855]

Alde – Paris.  Michel Wittock Collection.  Part Five.  Bonaparte, First Consul to Napoleon III, Emperor [22889].

Dorotheum – Vienna.  Prints [102413].

PBA Galleries – San Francisco.  Fine Americana – Travel – Maps and Views [518].

Bloomsbury Auctions –London.  Library of a Gentleman [36090].

Heritage Auctions - Dallas[HA.com].  Rare Books – internet bidding ending today.

Artcurial – Paris.  Francois Shuitten – 30 Original Works [2429].  30 lots

Hauff and Auvermann – Berlin – Wilmersdorf.  Part I:  Rare Books, Autographs and Engravings [71a].  1,193 lots

 

Fri. Oct. 25th

Alde – Paris.  Berkman Library and Kahnweiler from an English Collection.  Books by Painters, Sculptors … [22891].

Dirk Soulis Auctions – Lee’s Summit.  Prints; Benton Lithographs [102513].

Gonnelli Casa D’Aste – Firenze.  Manuscripts, Autographs & Books – Day 1 [13a].

Hauff and Auvermann – Berlin – Wilmersdorf.  Part II:  Rare Books, Autographs and Engravings [71b]

Hauff and Auvermann – Berlin – Wilmersdorf.  Part III:  Modern and Contemporary Art [71c]

 

Sat. Oct. 26th

Heritage Auctions – New York [HA.com].  Illustration Art [5146].

Blacksparrow – Sun Valley.  Dr. Shocker’s Auction of Horror [102613].

Christies – Paris.  Dagny and Runnqvist, Bonnier Gallery, A Century of Passion and Artistic Commitment [3536].

Northeast Auctions – Portsmouth.  Fall Weekend Sale – Prints [102613].

Gonelli Casa D’Aste – Firenze.  Manuscripts, Autographs & Books Day 2 [13b].  420 lots

Adams Amsterdam Auctions – Amsterdam.  Fall Americana & Estate Books [102613].

Knotty Pine Auction Service – Wets Swanzey.  Fall Americana & Estate Books [102613].  341 lots

Hauff and Auvermann – Berlin – Wilmersdorf.  Part IV:  Modern Literature, Posters, Photography [71d].

Hauff and Auvermann – Berlin – Wilmersdorf.  Part V:  Erotica [71e]

 

Sun. Oct. 27th

Northeast Auctions – Portsmouth.  Fall Weekend Sale – Prints [102613].

Heritage Auctions – Dallas [HA.com].  Comics – internet bidding ending today [121343].

Heritage Auctions – Dallas.  Posters – internet bidding ending today.

 

Mon. Oct. 28th

Sothebys – Paris.  Comic Strips [PF1322].

 

Tues. Oct. 29th

Bonhams – New York.  Photographs [21017].

Christies – New York.  Prints and Multiples [2740].

Christies – New York.  The Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow Part Four [2781]

Dorotheum – Vienna.  Books and Decorative Prints [102913].

 

Wed. Oct. 30th

Christies – New York.  Prints and Multiples [2740].

Swann Galleries – New York.  Old Master to Modern Prints [2328].

Tajan – Paris.  Books [9836].

Bonhams – Edinburgh.  The Sporting Sale [20658].

Neret Minet and Tessier – Paris.  Posters [17098].

 

Thurs. Oct. 31st

Sothebys – New York.  Prints [N09031]

Heritage Auctions – Dallas [HA.com].  Rare Books – internet bidding ending today [201344]

Eldred’s – East Dennis.  Asian Art – Books, Prints [785].

 

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Rare Book Monthly

  • <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> Presentation Copy. Sold for $500,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. Autograph Letter Signed, 3 pp, negotiating the 2nd American edition with Appleton. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Hemingway, Ernest. Autograph Letter Signed, 8 pp, Paris, 1924, to his father discussing Bullfighting, Stories, and his new baby. Sold for $25,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Corialanus.</i> London, 1623. 1st printing [Extracted from the First Folio]. Sold for $50,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Swift, Jonathan. <i>Gulliver's Travels.</i> London, 1726. 1st edition, Teerink's A edition, fine, large copy. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Fitzroy, Robert. Autograph Letter Signed to agent Thomas Stilwell, informing him of the progress of H.M.S. Beagle. Sold for $17,575.
    <center><b>Bonhams<br> Property from the Collection of Nicole and William R. Keck II</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Sonnets.</i> 1901. 2 volumes. Printed on vellum and illuminated by Ross Turner, bound by Trautz-Bauzonnet. Sold for $13,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Beardsley, Aubrey. <i>The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur.</i> 1893-94. 2 volumes. Contemporary painted vellum gilt by Chivers. Sold for $5,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Assisi, St. Francis. <i>The Canticle of Brother Sun.</i> Illuminated on vellum, for the Grolier Society. Sold for $7,575.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Rackham, Arthur. <i>Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens.</i> 1/500 copies signed by Rackham. Sold for $4,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Proust, Marcel. <i>Du coté de chez Swann.</i> 1st edition, 1st issue. Inscribed by Proust. Sold for $8,825.
  • <b>Christie’s London, Jul. 9:</b> Pushkin, Alexander. <i>Evgenii Onegin. A novel in verse.</i> A first edition of the most important work in Russian literature in its original parts, 1825–32. £120,000 to £160,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Jul. 9:</b> Gogol, Nikolai. <i>Evenings on a Farm near Dikanka.</i> A rare first edition of Gogol's first masterpiece, 1831–32. £70,000 to £100,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Jul. 9:</b> Darwin, Charles Robert. <i>On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection.</i> First edition, owned and read by two contemporaries of Darwin. London: John Murray, 1859. £140,000 to £200,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Jul. 9:</b> Galilei, Galileo. <i>Sidereus Nuncius.</i> First edition, announcing the first astronomical discoveries made with the telescope. Venice: Tommaso Baglioni, [March] 1610. £300,000 to £500,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Jul. 9:</b> The seal of Wulfric. England, first half 11th century. £70,000 to £100,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Jul. 9:</b> Bible, <i>Ezechiel</i> in Latin. [Northern Italy, 5th century]. £120,000 to £180,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Jul. 9:</b> Blaeu, Jan and Willem Blaeu. <i>Grooten Atlas [Atlas Major]</i>. Amsterdam: Johannes Blaeu, 1664. £450,000 to £650,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Jul. 9:</b> Petites Heures of Charles VIII use of Paris, in Latin. An exquisite Hours illuminated by the Master of the Chronique Scandaleuse. [Paris, 1490s]. £300,000 to £500,000
  • <b>Christie’s Paris:</b> Blaise Cendrars and Fernand Léger, <i>La Fin du monde filmée par l’ange N.-D.,</i> Paris, Editions de la Sirène, 1919
    <b>Christie’s Paris:</b> André Breton, <i>Second manifeste du Surréalisme,</i> Paris, Editions Kra, 1930
    <b>Christie’s Paris:</b> Paul Eluard and Pablo Picasso, <i>La Barre d’appui,</i> Paris, Editions « Cahiers d’Art », 1936
    <b>Christie’s Paris:</b> Blaise Cendrars and Fernand Léger, <i>La Fin du monde filmée par l’ange N.-D.,</i> Paris, Editions de la Sirène, 1919
    <b>Christie’s Paris:</b> Hans Bellmer, <i>Die Puppe,</i> Paris, G.L.M., 1936
    <b>Christie’s Paris:</b> Salvador Dali, <i>La femme visible,</i> Paris, Editions Surréalistes, 1930
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ian Fleming, <i>Goldfinger,</i> first edition, inscribed to Sir Henry Cotton, MBE, London, 1959. Sold for $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Joseph Brant, Mohawk Chief, ALS, writing after pledging support to King George III against American rebels, 1776. Sold for a record $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Sonia Delaunay, <i>Ses Peintures</i> . . ., 20 pochoir plates, Paris, 1925. Sold for a record $13,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Diana, Princess of Wales, 6 autograph letters signed to British <i>Vogue</i> editor, 1989-92. Sold for $10,400.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alexander Hamilton, ALS, as Secretary of the Treasury covering costs of the new U.S. Mint, 1793. Sold for $12,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Benjamin Graham & David L. Dodd, <i>Security Analysis,</i> first edition, inscribed by Graham to a Wall Street trader, NY, 1934. Sold for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> George Barbier & François-Louis Schmied, <i>Personnages de Comédie,</i> Paris, 1922. Sold for $9,375.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Ilsée, Princesse de Tripoli,</i> Paris, 1897. Sold for a record $13,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ralph Waldo Emerson, <i>The Dial,</i> first edition of the reconstituted issue, Emerson’s copy with inscriptions, Cincinnati, 1860. Sold for a record $3,250.

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