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Auction Name
Books, Manuscripts and Engravings
Auction Date
09/24/2019 - 09/24/2019
Sale Number
#458
Total Lots
230
Sold Lots
206
Lots Sold
89.57%
Unsold Lots
24
Total Sales (EUR)
432,562.50
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
195,820.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
299,960.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
211,090.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
323,290.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
133.80%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
211 DALI, Salvador (1904-1989)

Biblia Sacra vulgatae editionis.

1967-1969. EUR 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 EUR 87,500.00
221 HARING, Keith (1958-1990)

Bad Boys.

1986 EUR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 23,750.00
102 ERODOTO (484-430 a.C.)

H?rodotou logoi ennea, oiper epikalountai Mousai. Herodoti libri nouem quibus musarum indita sunt nomina.

1502 EUR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 17,500.00
95

[BREVIARIO] - Breviarium romanum..Pii V Pont. Max.

1568 EUR 1,800.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 11,250.00
5 BRAUN, Georg (1541-1622) e Franz HOGENBERG (1535–1590) -

Civitates Orbis Terrarum. [Solo primo libro].

1588 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 10,625.00
215 DUCHAMP, Marcel (1887-1968) Arturo SCHWARZ (n. 1924) -

The Large Glass and Related Works, Volumi I-II.

1967-68. EUR 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 EUR 10,000.00
127 POLIZIANO, Angelo (1454-1494)

Omnia Opera Angeli Politiani.

1498 EUR 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 EUR 8,500.00
149 CIACCONE, Alfonso (1540-1599)

Historia utriusque belli Dacici a Traiano Caesare gesti, ex simulachris quae in columna eiusdem Romae visuntur collecta.

1616 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 6,250.00
60 [AEROSTATICA] - MAZZA, Aldo (1880-1964) -

Milano Circuito aereo internazionale 24 Settembre - 3 Ottobre 1910.

EUR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 5,625.00
83 PAPPUS ALEXANDRINUS (attivo 300-350)

Mathematicae collectiones. A Federico Commandino Vrbinatae in latinum conuersae, & commentarijs illustratae.

1588 EUR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 5,625.00
107 [GASTRONOMIA, CACCIA E AGRICOLTURA] - BACCI, Andrea (1524-1600)

De naturali vinorum Historia.

1596 [al colophon 1597]. EUR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 5,625.00
195 MANZONI, Alessandro (1785-1873)

I promessi sposi storia milanese.

1829 EUR 100.00 - 150.00 EUR 5,000.00
82 [NEWTON, Isaac (1642-1727)] - DU CHASTELLET, Emilie (1706-1749)

Principes mathématiques de la philosophie naturelle.

1759 EUR 500.00 - 800.00 EUR 4,750.00
171 [PARMA] - PACIAUDI, Paolo Maria Paciaudi (1710-1785)

Descrizione delle feste celebrate in Parma l'anno 1769. Per le auguste nozze di sua altezza reale l'infante Don Ferdinando colla reale arciduchessa Maria Amalia.

[1769]. EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 4,750.00
143 [ALPINISMO] - WALTON, Elijah (1832-1880)

Peaks and Valleys of the Alps.

1867 EUR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 4,375.00
78 MALUS, Etienne Louis (1775-1812)

Théorie de la double réfraction de la lumière dans les substances cristallisées.

1810 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 4,125.00
65 BOURGERY, Jean Baptiste Marc (1797-1849) -

Traite complet de l'anatomie de l'homme comprenant la medecin operatoire.

1831-54. EUR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 3,750.00
190 ZEZON, Antonio (1803-1881)

Tipi militari dei differenti corpi che compongono il reale esercito e l'armata di mare di S. M. il Re del Regno Delle due Sicilie.

1850-54. EUR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 3,750.00
230 [TOULOUSE LAUTREC - CHERET - MUCHA - GRASSET e altri ] - MAINDRON, Ernest (1838-1907)

Les Affiches illustrées.

1886, 1896, 1897 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 3,750.00
86 SOLDI, Mauro (d.1798)

Descrizione degl'instrumenti, delle macchine, e delle suppellettili raccolte ad uso chirurgico e medico.

1766 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 3,500.00
  • <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Macbeth: A Tragedy.</i> London, 1673. FIRST SEPARATE AND FIRST QUARTO EDITION. THE CHARLTON HESTON COPY. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. <i>In Our Time.</i> Paris, 1924. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. <i>Fanshawe, A Tale.</i> Boston, 1828. FIRST EDITION OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> THOREAU, HENRY DAVID. <i>Walden; Or, Life in the Woods.</i> Boston, 1854. FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies.</i> London, 1685. THE FOURTH FOLIO, Brewster/Bentley issue. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> STEIG, WILLIAM. Original maquette and 58 finished drawings for <i>The Agony in the Kindergarten,</i> one of Steig's most important books. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> VERNE, JULES. <i>A Journey to the Centre of the Earth.</i> New York & London, 1872. FIRST EDITION, RARE AMERICAN ISSUE, with Scribner & Welford cancel title. $5,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> KING, STEPHEN. <i>Carrie.</i> New York, 1974. INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION, OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE MACINTOSH PROTOTYPE. 1983. The earliest known Macintosh with "Twiggy" drive, one of only two known working machines. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> PLATO. <i>Timaeus</i> [AND] <i>Critias</i> [from Ficini's 1484 Opera]. A LANDMARK OF SCIENTIFIC THOUGHT. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> LOVELACE, AUGUSTA ADA. Sketch of the Analytical Engine Invented by Charles Babbage Esq. London, 1843. FIRST EDITION, JOURNAL ISSUE, MOST IMPORTANT PAPER IN EARLY DIGITAL COMPUTING. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE-1 COMPUTER. Signed by Steve Wozniak, used in development of Apple II. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. 1809-1882. <i>On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection.</i> London, 1859. FIRST EDITION. $80,000 to $120,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b><br>Dr. Seuss, pen, ink & watercolor, calendar illustration, Thomas D. Murphy Company, 1937. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Georges Lepape, <i>Sur la Terrasse,</i> gouache & pencil, cover for <i>Vogue,</i> 1930. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Charles Dana Gibson, <i>The Coming Game, Yale vs. Vassar,</i> pen & ink, for <i>Life</i> magazine, 1895. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b><br>H.A. Rey, color pencil, charcoal, watercolor & gouache, for <i>Rafi et les 9 singes,</i> 1939. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Ernest H. Shepard, pen & ink, for Kenneth Grahame’s <i>Bertie’s Escapade,</i> 1949. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Charles Schulz, <i>The Biggest Star Measured So Far,</i> ink & wash, original <i>Peanuts</i> cartoon, published 1961. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Saul Steinberg, <i>12 Biographies, A to B,</i> pen & ink with collage, final illustration in his book <i>The Labyrinth,</i> 1960. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b><br>Jo Mielziner, <i>A Streetcar Named Desire,</i> watercolor, graphite & gouache, first color study for the award-winning 1947 production. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Charles Addams, <i>Nevermore,</i> watercolor & ink, for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1973. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> James Montgomery Flagg, <i>I Should Worry,</i> watercolor, gouache & graphite, cover for <i>Judge</i> magazine, 1914. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Edward Gorey, <i>Swan Lake, Hunters/Siegfried, Van Rothbart,</i> watercolor, pen & ink, costume designs, 1975. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Ludwig Bemelmans, <i>Sketch for Madeline,</i> gouache & ink. $6,000 to $9,000.
  • <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b> Fust-Schöffer-Bibel from Gutenberg-Press, 1462. Est: € 1,000,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>J. W. Weinmann, <i>Phytanthoza-Iconographia,</i> 1735-45. Est: € 60,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>O. Kokoschka, <i>Die träumenden Knaben,</i> 1917. Est: € 10,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>Z. Lilius, <i>Orbis breviarium,</i> 1493. <br>Est: € 10,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b> <i>Gazette du Bon Ton,</i> 1912-22.<br>Est: € 14,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>M. Chagall, <i>Daphnis & Chloé,</i> 1961. Est: € 100,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>C. Ptolemaeus, <i>Geographie,</i> 1513.<br>Est: € 100,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>E. L. Kirchner, <i>Umbra vitae,</i> 1924.<br>Est: € 6,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>J. Miró, <i>Midi le trèfle blanc,</i> 1968. Est: € 2,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b> Clemens V., <i>Constitutiones,</i> 1471.<br>Est: € 14,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>C. Gesner, <i>Tierbuch, Vogelbuch, Fischbuch,</i> 1563-81. Est: € 5,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>J. Itten, <i>Utopia,</i> 1921. Est: € 2,000
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