Rare Book Monthly

Articles - June - 2014 Issue

108 Auctions on the June Calendar

With about a week to go 108 auctions are scheduled in June.  Others will be added over the next 2 weeks.  It has been a busy spring.  It will be a busy summer.

   

Sun. Jun. 1st 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics -Internet bidstart 5/25. 487 lots 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 5/25. 474 lots 

Mon. Jun. 2nd 
Dorotheum . Vienna. Autographs. 289 lots 
Autographes Encheres. Meinier. Autographs, Photographs and Historical Souvenirs - Internet bidstart 5/14. 225 lots 

Tue. Jun. 3rd 
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Books and Manuscripts. 39 lots 
Swann Galleries. New York. Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Historical Prints, Ephemera. 388 lots 
Sothebys. New York. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including American. 176 lots 
Dorotheum . Vienna. Art Photography. 228 lots 
Rossini. Paris. Prints

Wed. Jun. 4th 
Bonhams. London. Prints. 398 lots 
Woolley and Wallis. Salisbury. Prints. 41 lots 
Bonhams. New York. the Story of the 20th Century. 180 lots 
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . China - Photography 1890s to 1950s. 70 lots 
Artcurial. Paris. Prints and Illustrated Books. 304 lots 
Dorotheum . Vienna. Modern and Contemporary Prints. 249 lots 
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. Antiquarian and Modern Books. 224 lots 
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . 19th - 21st Century Photography. 315 lots 

Thu. Jun. 5th 
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Bibliophile. 464 lots 
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Autographs, Manuscripts and Documents. 265 lots 
Bonhams. New York. WWII. 16 lots 
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Laguna Beach. Antiquarian Books (Preview) - Internet bidstart 5/29. 202 lots 
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Fine & Rare Books with Asian & Graphic Art. 486 lots 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 5/29
Neret Minet and Tessier. Paris. Comic Strips. 518 lots 
Rossini. Paris. Letters, Postcards

Fri. Jun. 6th 
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Photographs and Photobooks. 242 lots 
ALDE. Paris. Modern Illustrated Books
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Antiques and Collectible - Prints, Books, Maps
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Lee's Summit . Estate Sale - Books and Prints. 15 lots 
Ketterer Kunst Doerling. Hamburg. Modern Classics - Prints. 91 lots 
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Denver, . Denver Summer Auction - Prints

Sat. Jun. 7th 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. War and Militaria
Ketterer Kunst Doerling. Hamburg. Post War and Contemporary - Prints. 110 lots 
Mid Hudson Auction Galleries. Cornwall-on-Hudson, . AUDUBONS, MAPS, NATURAL HISTORY, FINE ART & ANTIQUES

Sun. Jun. 8th 
Grogan and Company. Dedham. Prints, Books
Bonhams. San Francisco. Period Art and Design - Photographs, Prints
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics -Internet bidstart 6/1
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 6/1
National Book Auctions. Ithaca. Books, Art, Ephemera, and Collectibles

Tue. Jun. 10th 
Swann Galleries. New York. The Shape of Things to Come: African-American Fine Art - Prints

Wed. Jun. 11th 
Bonhams. Edinburgh. The Sporting Sale
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Antiquarian Books
Christies. London - King Street. Printed Books and Manuscripts
Tajan. Paris. Books

Thu. Jun. 12th 
De Baecque and Associes. Lyon. Ancient and Modern Books
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Railwayana
Swann Galleries. New York. American Art - Prints
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 6/5

Fri. Jun. 13th 
Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society. Lancaster. Rare and Used Books
Profiles in History. Calabasas Hills. Rare Books and Manuscripts
Cowans Auctions. Cincinnati. American History
Beaussant Lefevre. Paris. Antiquarian and Modern Books
James D Julia Auctioneers. Fairfield. Advertising

Sat. Jun. 14th 
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Prints and Photographs
Vermot de Pas. Paris. Comic Strips, Original Prints, Albums By-Products
Hauswedell and Nolte. Hamburg. Prints
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Cleveland. Works on Paper and Books
Nosbüsch & Stucke. Berlin. Books, Autographs and Manuscripts, Antique Maps and Prints. 890 lots 

Sun. Jun. 15th 
OSENAT. FONTAINEBLEAU. The Empire at Fontainebleau
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics -Internet bidstart 6/8
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 6/8

Tue. Jun. 17th 
Henri Godts Books and Prints Auctions. Bruxelles . Books, Prints, Maps
Christies. London -South Kensington. THE BOEDER LIBRARY: FINE BOOKS FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE PROFESSOR HERIBERT BOEDER
Bloomsbury Philobiblon. Rome. Rare Books. 587 lots 
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints and Photographs

Wed. Jun. 18th 
Bonhams. London. Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Historical Photographs
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Animation Art
Rupert Toovey and Co. West Sussex. Prints
RR Auction. Amherst. Rare Manuscript, Document & Autograph - bidstart 5/23. 889 lots 
Christies. London -South Kensington. Vintage Posters
Pierre Berge and Associes. Paris. Books and Manuscripts
Morton Casa de Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Antiquarian Books and Documents
Dorotheum . Vienna. Books and Decorative Prints
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Printed Books, Maps and Documents

Thu. Jun. 19th 
Christies. New York. Books and Manuscripts. 304 lots 
Swann Galleries. New York. 19th & 20th Century Literature
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Prints
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Americana - Californiana - Travel: The Library of Doyce B. Nunis, Jr. & Collection of James Rolph, J
Sothebys. Paris. Books and Manuscripts
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Children's and Illustrated Books
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 6/12
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Old Master Prints
Koller Auctions. Geneve. Prints

Fri. Jun. 20th 
PIASA. Paris. Ancient and Modern Prints
PIASA. Paris. On Mao Zedong's Time - Posters and Propaganda
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Books and Autographs

Sat. Jun. 21st 
Guillaumot Richard . Villefranche sur Saône. The Art of the Book in 19th C. Lyon

Sun. Jun. 22nd 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics -Internet bidstart 6/15
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 6/15

Wed. Jun. 25th 
Bonhams. Oxford . Printed Books, Maps and Photographs
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Sporting Sale
Minerva Auctions Roma. Roma. Photography
Bonhams. London. Entertainment Memorabilia
Grays Auctioneers. Cleveland, . Prints

Thu. Jun. 26th 
ALDE. Paris. Autographs
Minerva Auctions Roma. Roma. Books, Autographs and Prints
RR Auction. Amherst. Hollywood- Internet bidstart 6/19
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Fine and Decorative Arts - Prints, Books, etc.
Audap and Mirabaud. PARIS. Antiquarian Books
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 6/19

Fri. Jun. 27th 
ALDE. Paris. Antiquarian Books from the XIX Century
Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen. 75172 Pforzheim. Books and Prints. 4699 lots 

Sat. Jun. 28th 
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Modern Prints
OSENAT. FONTAINEBLEAU. The Spirit of the 20th Century
Neal Auction Company. New Orleans. Books, Prints
Neret Minet and Tessier. Paris. Comic Strips

Sun. Jun. 29th 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics -Internet bidstart 6/22
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 6/22

 

For those bidding at auction best of luck.  There is strong competition.  

Rare Book Monthly

  • <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>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.
  • <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>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini. June 27</b>
    <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini:</b> KENNEDY ONASSIS, JACQUELINE Typed letter signed to Oleg Cassini. $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini:</b> [CASSINI-KENNEDY FASHIONS] Important archives related to the development of fashions for Mrs. Kennedy… $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini:</b> [CASSINI-KENNEDY FASHIONS] Detailed ledger of the Kennedy White House years… $500 to $800
    <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini:</b> KELLY, GRACE. Four autograph letters to Oleg Cassini. $5,000 to $8,000
    <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini. June 27</b>
    <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini:</b> CASSINI, OLEG. Group of Kennedy-era original fashion sketches. $1,000 to $1,500
    <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini:</b> KENNEDY ONASSIS, JACQUELINE. Autograph letter signed to Oleg Cassini. $800 to $1,200
    <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini:</b> CASSINI, OLEG. Fashion sketch titled “Mrs. Kennedy-Palais de Versailles-State Dinner.” $800 to $1,200
    Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini: [CASSINI, OLEG - KENNEDY, JACQUELINE.] Group of approximately 130 original fashion designs… $800 to $1,200.
  • <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

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