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>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Francis Scott Key, <i>Star Spangled Banner,</i> first printing, c. 1814-16. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> William Sydney Porter, a.k.a. “O. Henry,” archive of drawings made to illustrate a lost mining memoir, c. 1883-84. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> [Bay Psalm Book], printed for Hezekiah Usher of Boston, Cambridge, c. 1648-65. $50,000 to $75,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Book of Mormon, first edition, Palmyra, 1830. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>Noticia estraordinario,</i> probable first announcement in Mexico City of the fall of the Alamo, 1836. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Patrick Gass, first edition of earliest first-hand account of the Lewis and Clarke expedition, Pittsburgh, 1807. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Diploma from the Princeton Class of 1783, commencement attended by Washington & Continental Congress. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>Sprague Light Cavalry!</i> color-printed broadside, NY, 1863. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>The Lincoln & Johnson Union Campaign Songster,</i> Philadelphia, 1864. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Lucy Parsons, labor organizer, albumen cabinet card, New York, 1886. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Daniel L.F. Swift, journal as third mate on a Pacific Whaling voyage, 1848-1850. $3,000 to $4,0000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Two photos of Thomas Moran, Grand Canyon, silver prints, 1901. $1,500 to $2,500.
  • <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Helvelius. Two Autograph Letters Signed to Francis Aston, Royal Society Secretary, noting his feud with Robert Hooke, 5 pp total, 1685. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Newton, Isaac. Autograph manuscript on God, 4 pp, c.1710, "In the beginning was the Word...."?$100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. First edition, first issue. Untrimmed copy in contemporary boards. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Lincoln, Abraham. Signed photograph, beardless portrait with Civil War provenance. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> IMPEACHMENT. Original engrossed copy of the first Andrew Johnson impeachment resolution vote. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Mucha, Alphonse. 11 original pencil drawings for?<i>Andelicek z Baroku,</i> "Litte Baroque Angel," Prague, 1929. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Einstein, Albert. Annotated Galley Proofs for <i>The Meaning of Relativity.</i> 1921. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Silverstein, Shel. Original maquette for <i>The Giving Tree,</i> 34 original drawings. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Roth, Philip. Typed Manuscript with substantial autograph corrections for an unpublished sequel to <i>The Breast.</i> $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Taupin, Bernie. Autograph Manuscript, the original draft of lyrics for Elton John's "Candle in the Wind," 2 pp, 1973. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> HARVEY, WILLIAM. <i>De Motu Cordis et Sanguinis in Animalibus Anatomica Exercitatio.</i> Padua: 1643. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> CESALPINO, ANDREA. <i>Peripateticarum Quaestionum Libri Quinque.</i> Venice: 1571. $30,000 to $40,000.
  • <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Leon TOLSTOÏ. <i>Anna Karenina.</i> Moscou, 1878. First and full edition of the Russian novel, in the author’s language.<br>Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Mark TWAIN. <i>Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade).</i> New York, 1885. First American edition.<br>Est. 5 000 / 6 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Walt WHITMAN. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn, New York, 1856. Second edition gathering 32 poems. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Karen BLIXEN. <i>Out of Africa.</i> Londres, 1937. First edition in the UK, before Danish translation and American release.<br>Est. 1 500 / 2 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Ernest HEMINGWAY. <i>A Farewell to Arms.</i> New York, 1929. First edition with $2.50 on the dust and A on the copyright page.<br>Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Ulysses.</i> Paris, Shakespeare and Company, 1922. First edition published by Sylvia Beach. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Dubliners.</i> Londres, 1914. First edition. Nice copy in publisher’s cardboard. Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Franz KAFKA. 8 novels in German first edition, published in München, Leipzig and Berlin 1916-1931. Est. from 300 / 400 to 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> David Herbert LAWRENCE. <i>Lady Chatterley's Lover.</i> Florence, 1928. Privately printed first edition. Est. 4 000 / 5 000 €
    John STEINBECK. <i>The Grapes of Wrath.</i> New York, 1939. First edition. Nice copy with $2.75 on the cover. Est. 1 000 / 1 200 €

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