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Articles - January - 2017 Issue

Thirteen Catalogues Reviewed for January

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Thirteen new catalogues.

This month we review 13 new catalogues. Whitmore Rare Books features a selection of literary classics. Patrick McGahern Books is focused on the Arctic world. Samuel Gedge Ltd. offers a varied collection of books and other forms of works on paper from long ago. Antiquariat Kainbacher has early travel accounts from Livinus Hulsius and others. The Veatchs Arts of the Book has new acquisitions in the field of the book arts.

 

Michael D. Heaston Rare Books & Manuscripts features Native Americana and the American West. L & T Respess Books focuses on African Americans. Plaza Books specializes in Latin America. David M. Lesser Fine Antiquarian Books targets 18th and 19th century Americana.

 

The Raab Collection has a selection of important signed historical documents. Daniel Crouch Rare Books has a $10 million item – one of only three extant copies of the massive Vesconte Maggiolo Planisphere from the early 16th century. Shapero Rare Books comes bearing gifts, while Peter Harrington has a Christmas catalogue.

 

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  • <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>A Record Breaking Season</b>
    <b>Swann:</b> <i>The Book of Mormon,</b> first edition, Palmyra, NY, 1830. Sold Sept. 30 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> Vincent Van Gogh, <i>Homme à la Pipe: Portrait du Docteur Gachet, Evening,</i> etching, 1890. Sold Nov. 2 — $161,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edward Ruscha, <i>Stains,</i> title page, one of 70, signed, 1969. Sold Nov. 9 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> John James Audubon, <i>Carolina Parrot, Plate 26,</i> hand colored aquatint, 1828. Sold Dec.9 — $137,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edmund Dulac, <i>The Snow Queen,</i> watercolor, gouache, pen & ink, 1910. Sold Dec. 16 — $125,000.
  • <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> DANTE ALIGHIERI (1265-1321). <i>Commedia.</i> Venezia: Vindelino da Spira, 1477. Estimate: € 40.000 - 60.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> DALI, Salvador (1908-1989) - William SHAKESPEARE (1564-1616). <i>Romeo e Giulietta.</i> Milan: Rizzoli, 1975. Estimate: € 25.000 - 35.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> MALVASIA, Cornelio; MONTANARI, Geminiano. <i>Ephemerides novissimae motuum coelestium.</i> Modena: Cassiani, 1662. Estimate: € 8.000 - 12.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> JANSSONIUS, Johannes. <i>Atlantis majoris quinta pars, Orbem maritimum [Novus Atlas, volume V: carte marittime].</i> Amsterdam: Janssonius, 1650. Estimate: € 12.000 - 18.000.

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