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Rare Book Hub: XX Auctions Archived, another XX Upcoming this Week

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Aguttes Ensemble de trente-huit lettres autographes signées adressées à Robert KLOPSTOCK et de divers documents. on June 19th Actual price: USD $447,891.
  2. Aguttes Ensemble de lettres autographes signées, manuscrits, dessins originaux, «placards» d'épreuves corrigées et portraits photographiques de Marcel PROUST.Divers formats, à l'encre sur papier, sous deux classeurs noirs, l'édition de luxe de À la recherche du t on June 19th Actual price: USD $265,064.
  3. Christies The complete set of Wrestling Matches between Mountains and Seas (<i>Sankai mitate zumo</i>), on June 18th Actual price: USD $147,806.
  4. Christies Shichirigahama Beach in Sagami Province (Soshu Shichirigahama), From the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (<i>Fugaku sanjurokkei)</i> on June 18th Actual price: USD $77,793.
  5. Swann Galleries Reverie. on June 25th Actual price: USD $75,000.
  6. Christies Sudden Shower over Shin-Ohashi Bridge and Atake (Ohashi Atake no yudachi), From the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (<i>Meisho Edo hyakkei</i>) on June 18th Actual price: USD $65,346.
  7. Heritage Auctions Mary Blair Peter Pan Neverland Concept/Color Key Painting (Walt Disney, 1953) on June 20th Actual price: USD $63,000.
  8. Heritage Auctions Mary Blair Alice in Wonderland Cheshire Cat Concept Painting (Walt Disney, 1951). on June 20th Actual price: USD $60,000.
  9. Aguttes Les Climats. on June 19th Actual price: USD $58,074.
  10. Heritage Auctions Dragon's Lair Promotional Poster Original Art (Don Bluth, 1983). on June 20th Actual price: USD $54,000.
  11. Cowans Auctions Exceptional Civil War Archive of John Merritt Morse, NH 3rd Infantry and US Army Signal Corps on June 26th Actual price: USD $53,125.
  12. William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals bookplate of Francis Hopkinson included, with "O.H. (Oliver Hopkinson) 1849" "Publii Virgilii Maronis Bucolica, Georgica, et Aeneis." on June 23rd Actual price: USD $53,100.
  13. Aguttes Lettre autographe signée adressée à Georges SADOUL. on June 19th Actual price: USD $51,540.
  14. Swann Galleries Consommé (Beef). on June 25th Actual price: USD $47,500.
  15. William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals Photographs and Autographs of Distinguished Civil War Union Generals, 1864 on June 23rd Actual price: USD $47,200.
  16. Heritage Auctions Mary Blair "It's a Small World" Concept Painting (Walt Disney, 1964/66). on June 20th Actual price: USD $45,600.
  17. Aguttes Le Cantique des Cantiques, traduction de Ernest RENAN. on June 19th Actual price: USD $44,375.
  18. Heritage Auctions "The Art of the Disney Store" Seven Dwarfs Store Display (Walt Disney, c. 1990s). on June 20th Actual price: USD $43,200.
  19. Aguttes À la recherche du temps perdu. on June 19th Actual price: USD $42,944.
  20. Aguttes Ensemble de neuf lettres et une carte autographes signées adressées à Alexej JAWLENSKY. on June 19th Actual price: USD $41,803.
  21. Aguttes Billet de PROUST malade, avec une ordonnance du Dr BIZE. on June 19th Actual price: USD $41,232.
  22. Aguttes 33 feuillets de dessins, croquis et esquisses originaux à la mine de plomb dans un carnet oblong à spirales. 34 feuillets (180 x 135 mm), dans un étui-boîte demi-maroquin bleu à bandes doublé de daim gris.Ces dessins et esquisses, qui datent de 1930, dont on June 19th Actual price: USD $41,232.
  23. Heritage Auctions Mary Blair Peter Pan Big Ben Concept/Color Key Painting (Walt Disney, 1953). on June 20th Actual price: USD $40,800.
  24. Aguttes Deux contes. on June 19th Actual price: USD $40,651.
  25. Christies The Drum Bridge at Kameido Tenjin Shrine (Kameido Tenjin taikobashi), From the series Remarkable Views of Bridges in Various Provinces (<i>Shokoku meikyo kiran</i>)\r on June 18th Actual price: USD $40,452.


3 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars:

Heritage Auctions. Animation Art on June 20th: $3,731,111
Aguttes. 29 - Aristophil Collection: Literature Years 1920-1930 on June 19th: $1,949,104
Swann Galleries. Contemporary Art on June 25th: $1,586,675

13 auctions saw total sales exceed 100% of the high estimates of all lots offered in the sale:

William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Francis Hopkinson Family Americana Collection on June 23rd: 290.47%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Modern Literature & First Editions, Children's, Private Press & Illustrated Books on June 25th: 183.87%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps and Documents on June 24th: 155.12%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 6/5 on June 14th: 135.75%
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Pictures and Prints on June 26th: 133.33%
Christies. From Artist to Woodblock: Japanese Prints - bidstart 6/11 on June 18th: 130.98%
De Baecque and Associes. Corsica (Documents, Manuscripts) and Collections (Documents, Photographs) on June 25th: 123.52%
Vermot de Pas. Books and Manuscripts, Erotic Library, Art Books on June 25th: 117.37%
Mirabaud-Mercier Auctioneers. Books and Prints on June 23rd: 115.39%
ALDE. Modern Illustrated Books and Original Bindings on June 26th: 108.32%
Adams Amsterdam Auctions. Fine Art - Modern and Contemporary Works of Art - Prints on June 23rd: 104.23%
Potter and Potter Auctions. Eclectible Collectible Auction on June 20th: 101.37%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - Internet bidstart 6/5 on June 16th: 100.69%


27 sales saw at least 80% of their lots sell:

Bruneau & Co. . Curated Pop Cultur, TCG, Comics and Toys on June 25th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Animation Art on June 20th: 99.88%
Heritage Auctions. U.S. Currency Weekly - Internet Bidstart 5/16 on June 23rd: 99.57%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 6/16 on June 23rd: 98.88%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Francis Hopkinson Family Americana Collection on June 23rd: 98.63%
Heritage Auctions. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online on June 22nd: 97.99%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Timed Eclectic Variety - Prints, Books on June 22nd: 96.83%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters Weekly on June 21st: 96.44%
Christies. "Tendrement Vôtre" - Autograph letters and manuscripts from French authors from the 19th to the 20th on June 25th: 96.43%
Potter and Potter Auctions. Eclectible Collectible Auction on June 20th: 96.24%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps and Documents on June 24th: 96.04%
Leland Little Auctions. The June Estates Auction on June 25th: 94.92%
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Hindman's Fine Books and Manuscripts, including Americana on June 23rd: 94.18%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Modern Literature & First Editions, Children's, Private Press & Illustrated Books on June 25th: 93.50%
Heritage Auctions. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 6/7 on June 21st: 91.32%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - Internet bidstart 6/5 on June 16th: 90.00%
Adams Amsterdam Auctions. Fine Art - Modern and Contemporary Works of Art - Prints on June 23rd: 88.89%
Cowans Auctions. American Historical Ephemera and Photography - online bidstart 1/30 on June 26th: 87.76%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on June 20th: 87.50%
Purcell Auctioneers. Auction of a Collection of Irish Historical Interest Books, Maps, Journals, Periodicals, Pamphlets, on June 24th: 87.25%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 6/5 on June 14th: 85.25%
Swann Galleries. Contemporary Art on June 25th: 84.50%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 1/24 on June 15th: 84.29%
Aspire Auctions. Online Auction - Prints, Books - bidstart 6/12 on June 20th: 84.09%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on June 23rd: 84.05%
Christies. From Artist to Woodblock: Japanese Prints - bidstart 6/11 on June 18th: 83.33%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 6/12 on June 19th: 81.33%


50 total sales reported this week:

Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Pictures and Prints on June 26th: 70.00%
Cowans Auctions. American Historical Ephemera and Photography - online bidstart 1/30 on June 26th: 87.76%
ALDE. Modern Illustrated Books and Original Bindings on June 26th: 69.68%
Vermot de Pas. Books and Manuscripts, Erotic Library, Art Books on June 25th: 68.33%
Swann Galleries. Contemporary Art on June 25th: 84.50%
PBA Galleries. Americana - Travel - Exploration - World History - Cartography on June 25th: 69.04%
Morton Subastas. Prints and Photographs on June 25th: 43.41%
Leland Little Auctions. The June Estates Auction on June 25th: 94.92%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Summer 2020 Extravaganza Sale: Part 1 - Day 2 on June 26th: 68.17%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Summer 2020 Extravaganza Sale: Part 1 - Day 1 on June 25th: 55.46%
De Baecque and Associes. Corsica (Documents, Manuscripts) and Collections (Documents, Photographs) on June 25th: 77.97%
Forum Auctions. Select Modern & Contemporary Editions and Works on Paper on June 25th: 55.71%
Eldreds. Summer Market on June 25th: 56.52%
Christies. "Tendrement Vôtre" - Autograph letters and manuscripts from French authors from the 19th to the 20th on June 25th: 96.43%
Bruneau & Co. . Curated Pop Cultur, TCG, Comics and Toys on June 25th: 100.00%
Aguttes. Online Only: Automobilia on June 25th: 60.47%
Purcell Auctioneers. Auction of a Collection of Irish Historical Interest Books, Maps, Journals, Periodicals, Pamphlets, on June 24th: 87.25%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Modern Literature & First Editions, Children's, Private Press & Illustrated Books on June 25th: 93.50%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps and Documents on June 24th: 96.04%
Heritage Auctions. U.S. Currency Weekly - Internet Bidstart 5/16 on June 23rd: 99.57%
Adams Amsterdam Auctions. Fine Art - Modern and Contemporary Works of Art - Prints on June 23rd: 88.89%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Francis Hopkinson Family Americana Collection on June 23rd: 98.63%
Rossini. 19th Century, Modern and Contemporary Lithographs on June 23rd: 34.44%
Rago Arts and Auctions. Post War and Contemporary Art - Prints on June 23rd: 75.00%
Morton Subastas. Book of Explorers and World Travelers auction on June 23rd: 58.66%
Mirabaud-Mercier Auctioneers. Books and Prints on June 23rd: 76.58%
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Hindman's Fine Books and Manuscripts, including Americana on June 23rd: 94.18%
Aste Bolaffi. Rare Books and Autographs on June 23rd: 76.31%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on June 23rd: 84.05%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 6/16 on June 23rd: 98.88%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Timed Eclectic Variety - Prints, Books on June 22nd: 96.83%
Aguttes. 29 - Aristophil Collection: Literature Years 1920-1930 on June 19th: 59.43%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters Weekly on June 21st: 96.44%
Heritage Auctions. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online on June 22nd: 97.99%
Antikvariat Bryggen AS. Collectible Hodgepodge - 16th-20th Century Books and Works on Paper on June 21st: 37.50%
Alexander Historical Auctions. Militaria and Historical Autographs Timed Auction on June 21st: 77.48%
Potter and Potter Auctions. Eclectible Collectible Auction on June 20th: 96.24%
Morton Subastas. BOOK AUCTION OF THE COLLECTION OF DON LORENZO ZAMBRANO - bidstart 6/8 on June 20th: 76.80%
Aspire Auctions. Online Auction - Prints, Books - bidstart 6/12 on June 20th: 84.09%
Michaans Auctions. June Gallery Auction - Books,Prints on June 20th: 34.78%
Michaans Auctions. Fine Summer Auction on June 19th: 63.64%
Christies. From Artist to Woodblock: Japanese Prints - bidstart 6/11 on June 18th: 83.33%
Heritage Auctions. Animation Art on June 20th: 99.88%
Heritage Auctions. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 6/7 on June 21st: 91.32%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on June 20th: 87.50%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 6/12 on June 19th: 81.33%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 6/5 on June 17th: 79.05%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - Internet bidstart 6/5 on June 16th: 90.00%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 1/24 on June 15th: 84.29%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 6/5 on June 14th: 85.25%


For the week ahead 7 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Jun. 29th
Doyle New York. New York. Photographs. 173 lots
Zwiggelaar Auctions. Amsterdam. Part 1: Children's books, Literature, Old Books, Manuscripts, Amsterdam, Topography.. 566 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 64 lots
Tessier & Sarrou and Associates. Paris. Book Sale: Surrealism, Old Paper, Literature, Children's Books. 286 lots
Pierre Berge and Associes. Paris. Works of Art - Cartoons - bidstart 619. 92 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 6/19. 75 lots

Tue. Jun. 30th
Dorotheum . Vienna. Books and Decorative Prints. 329 lots
Sothebys. New York. Contemporary Art Day. 26 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. U.S. Currency Weekly - Internet Bidstart 6/23. 602 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 6/23. 149 lots
Sothebys. Paris. Books and Manuscripts bidstart 6/22. 98 lots
Zwiggelaar Auctions. Amsterdam. Part 2: Atlases, Comics, Asian, Subculture, Fine Arts. 506 lots
Il Ponte. Milan. The "wonderful" world of L'Oro dei Farlocchi. A fine selection of items from Maurizio Epifani's esta. 526 lots
Potomack Company. Alexandria. Fine Art Prints, Vintage Posters. 44 lots
De Baecque and Associes. Lyon. Ancient and Modern Books. 86 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - Internet bidstart 6/19. 34 lots

Wed. Jul. 1st
Artcurial. Paris. Limited Edition. 98 lots
Christies. New York. Modern Editions - Online bidstart 6/15. 71 lots
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. Typographical Curiosities - Remarkable Bindings - C.L. Collection. 167 lots
Zwiggelaar Auctions. Amsterdam. Part 3: Fine Arts, Photography, Sports, Picture albums, Chess books part I.. 559 lots
Trafford Books. Manchester. Books, Ephemera, Photographs, Postcards, Postal History.

Thu. Jul. 2nd
Sothebys. London. Marc Chagall's Colourful Reverie - Bidstart 6/22. 76 lots
Tessier & Sarrou and Associates. Paris. COLLECTION OF ART CRITIC FRANK ELGAR, FERNAND LEGER. 54 lots
Zwiggelaar Auctions. Amsterdam. Part 4: Chess books part II, Ephemera and Postcards, Toys, WWI & II, Erotica, Posters, Stereo Photo. 513 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper. 259 lots
OSENAT. FONTAINEBLEAU. Automobilia - Books and Prints - Bidstart 6/25.
Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen. 75172 Pforzheim. Books, Graphics modern and ancient Arts, Antiques. 2994 lots

Fri. Jul. 3rd
Ader. PARIS. Photographs. 319 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 6/26. 150 lots

Sat. Jul. 4th
Christian Hesse Auktionen. Hamburg. Spring Auction - Books and Prints. 937 lots
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Prints and Multiples. 101 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 200 lots

Sun. Jul. 5th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters Weekly.
Garth's Auctioneers and Appraisers. Columbus. The American Colony and Obsolete Currency Collection of a Southern Gentleman - bidstart 6/22.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 6/21. 204 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 6/26. 39 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> MACHIAVELLI, Niccolò. <i>Nicholas Machiavel's Prince. Also, The life of Castruccio Castracani of Lucca…</i> Translated by Edward Dacres. London, 1640. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> FILSON, John. <i>The Discovery, Settlement and present State of Kentucke: and An Essay towards the Topography, and Natural History of that important Country…</i> Wilmington, Del.: James Adams, 1784. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> ELUARD, Paul. <i>Un poeme dans chaque livre.</i> Paris: Louis Broder, 1956. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> LEWIS, James Otto. [<i>Aboriginal Port Folio.</i> Philadelphia: Published by the Author, 1835-1836]. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> [ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS]. BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin. [Southern Netherlands (Ghent or Bruges), c.1460]. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> MORE, Thomas, Sir. <i>The Workes ... wrytten by him in the Englysh tongue.</i> Edited by William Rastell. London, 1557. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. MORRIS, William. <i>Love is Enough.</i> Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, 1897. $5,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> LINCOLN, Abraham. Autograph endorsement signed as President (“A. Lincoln”), 24 February 1863. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> WASHINGTON, George. Address panel with autograph free frank signed ("G:o Washington"), as Commander in Chief of the Continental Army, 5 August 1777. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> GOREY, Edward. <i>The Beastly Baby.</i> N.p.: The Fantod Press, 1962. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> FROST, Robert. Photographic reproduction signed and inscribed ("Robert Frost”), to R.V. Thornton, 1955. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> GOREY, Edward. <i>The Bug Book.</i> New York: Looking Glass Library, 1959. $500 to $700.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Book of Hours with Illuminated Miniatures, France, mid-15th century. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Conradus de Alemania [Halberstadt the Elder], <i>Concordantiae Bibliorum,</i> Strassburg, 1474. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Christopher Marlowe, <i>The Jew of Malta,</i> London, 1633. Earliest extant edition of this antiauthoritarian Elizabethan play. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b><br>Sir Isaac Newton, <i>The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy,</i> first edition in English, 2 volumes, London, 1729. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> John Rae, <i>Narrative of an Expedition to the Shores of the Arctic Sea in 1846 and 1847,</i> first edition, London, 1850. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Philip Pittman, <i>The Present State of the European Settlements on the Mississippi…,</i> first edition, London, 1770. $10,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Cyanotype of an anatomy class at Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1895. $300 to $400.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Equine veterinary formulary, manuscript on paper, East Earl, Pennsylvania, circa 1860. $400 to $600.
  • <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> REGAMEY, Felix (1844-1906). Unique drawing showing Verlaine and Rimbaud in London, September 1872. €70,000 to 100,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> LABORDE, Alexandre de (1773-1842). <i>Voyage pittoresque et historique de l’Espagne.</i> Paris : 1806-1820. €20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> BOCCACE, Jean (1313-1375). <i>Il Decamerone…</i> Venise : Gabriele Giolito di Ferrari, 1542.<br>€ 12,000 to 15,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> LAMBERT, Yvon (1936). Full collection of writings from <i>Une rêverie émanée de mes loisirs.</i> Paris : 1992 - 2018. €50,000 to 70,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> JOUVE, Paul (1878-1973) -- KIPLING, Rudyard (1865-1936). <i>La Chasse de Kaa.</i> Paris : Javal & Bourdeaux, 1930. €2,000 to 3,000