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Auction Name
Books and Manuscripts
Auction Date
11/16/2019 - 11/16/2019
Sale Number
#100413
Total Lots
130
Sold Lots
107
Lots Sold
82.31%
Unsold Lots
23
Total Sales (EUR)
178,776.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
80,950.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
109,200.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
241,450.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
340,900.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
52.44%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
42 FRANÇOIS DE SALES.

Lettre autographe signée à l'évêque de Montpellier Pierre de Fenouillet.

1616 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 10,660.00
127 HUGNET (Georges).

Onan

EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 6,500.00
116 SCIENCES, fin du XVIIIe siècle-XXe.

– Ensemble d'environ 50 lettres et pièces.

EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 6,500.00
70 MENDELSSOHN-BARTHOLDY (Félix).

Lettre autographe signée [à la cantatrice Jenny Lind].

1846 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 6,240.00
107 LITTÉRATURE, XIXe siècle.

– Ensemble d'environ 60 lettres et pièces.

EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 5,200.00
77 MOULIN (Jean).

Lettre autographe signée à sa mère Blanche Pègue et à sa sœur Laure Moulin.

1940 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 4,940.00
84 PUCCINI (Giacomo).

Manuscrit autographe signé, daté du 21 février 1885.

1885 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 4,940.00
78 NEWTON (Isaac).

Pièce signée « Isaac Newton » contresignée par Hopton Haynes.

1718 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 4,550.00
111 LITTÉRATURE, XXe siècle.

– Ensemble d'environ 60 lettres et pièces.

XIXe-XXe siècles EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 4,550.00
38 EINSTEIN (Albert).

Lettre signée à William Roth.

1953 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 4,225.00
113 MUSIQUE, seconde moitié du XIXe siècle.

– Ensemble d'environ 70 lettres et pièces.

, seconde moitié du XIXe siècle. EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 4,225.00
114 MUSIQUE, XXe siècle.

– Ensemble d'environ 80 lettres et pièces.

XXe siècle. EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 4,225.00
59 JOUVE (Paul). – LA FONTAINE (Jean de).

Fables.

1929 EUR 1,200.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 4,160.00
5 APOLLINAIRE (Wilhelm de Kostrowitzky, dit Guillaume).

Lettre autographe signée « Gui » à Louise de Coligny.

1915 EUR 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 4,030.00
37 EINSTEIN (Albert).

Carte autographe signée « Albert », en allemand, à Auguste Hochberger.

1913 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 3,640.00
44 FREUD (Lucian).

3 missives, soit 2 autographes signées « dad » et une autographe, adressées à sa fille Annabel.

1974-1976. EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 3,640.00
63 LAWRENCE (Thomas Edward).

Lettre autographe signée de ses initiales à Ernest MacLeod Dowson.

1925 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 3,640.00
90 RILKE (Rainer-Maria).

Lettre autographe signée, en allemand, à Richard Batka.

1901 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 3,640.00
43 FREUD (Sigmund).

Carte autographe signée à un « cher collègue » émigré comme lui à Londres.

1938 EUR 2,000.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 3,250.00
95 SARTRE (Jean-Paul).

Lettre autographe signée [probablement à Olga Kosakiewicz].

n.d. EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 3,120.00
  • <b>Morton Subastas: Auction of Books by Explorers and Travelers, Maps, Landscapes, Science, and Religion<br>Tuesday, January 28th, 2020<br>5:00 p.m. (CST)</b>
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Darwin, Charles. <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> London, 1859. First Edition. Letter Addressed to Dr. Ogle and Envelope Signed by Charles Darwin. $278,000 to $333,000.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Ortelij, Abrahami. <i>Epitome Theatri Orbis Terrarum.</i> Antuerpiae: Exstat in Officina Plantinian, 1612. Rare Edition. $5,560 to $6,670.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> González de Mendoza, Juan. <i>Histoire du Grand Royaume de la Chine, Situé Aux Indes Orientales.</i> [Genève]: 1606. $1,670 to $2,230.
    <b>Morton Subastas: Auction of Books by Explorers and Travelers, Maps, Landscapes, Science, and Religion<br>Tuesday, January 28th, 2020<br>5:00 p.m. (CST)</b>
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Chapman, Conrad Wise. <i>Landscape of the Valley of Mexico.</i> Oil on wood. Signed and dated. $26,120 to $30,560.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> <i>Thesaurus Exorcismorum...</i> Coloniae, 1608. Collection of Six Works of the Most Important Franciscan Exorcists of the 16th Century. $1,670 to $2,230.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> <i>Saggio delle Transazioni Filosofiche della Società Regia.</i> Napoli, 1729-1734. With a Map of California by Eusebio Kino. $1,120 to $1,440.
    <b>Morton Subastas: Auction of Books by Explorers and Travelers, Maps, Landscapes, Science, and Religion<br>Tuesday, January 28th, 2020<br>5:00 p.m. (CST)</b>
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Scherer, Heinrich. <i>Delineatio Nova et Vera Partis Australis Novi Mexici, cum Australi Parte Insulae Californiae...</i> Münich, ca. 1700. $850 to $1,120.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Santacilia, Jorge Juan-Ulloa, Antonio de. <i>A Voyage to South America. Describing at Large, the Spanish Cities...</i> London, 1760. $890 to $1,120.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Limborch, Philippi. <i>Historia Inquisitionis Cui Subjungitur Liber Sententiarum Inquisitionis Tholosanae...</i> Amsterdam, 1692. $1,340 to $1,670.
    <b>Morton Subastas: Auction of Books by Explorers and Travelers, Maps, Landscapes, Science, and Religion<br>Tuesday, January 28th, 2020<br>5:00 p.m. (CST)</b>
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Castro, C. - Campillo, J. - Cumplido, I. - Lauda, L. - Rodríguez G. <i>Mexico and Its Surroundings.</i> Méx, 1855-56. $5,000 to $5,560.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> <i>Medical Gazette. Periodical of the National Academy of Medicine of Mexico...</i> México, 1864 - 1943. Pieces: 169. $1,340 to $1,560.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Emil Cardinaux, <i>Winter in der Schweiz,</i> 1921. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Evelyn Rumsey Carey, <i>Pan American Exposition / Niagara / Buffalo,</i> 1901. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Arnost Hofbauer, <i>Topicuv Salon,</i> 1898. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Job,</i> 1896. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Georges de Feure, <i>Le Journal des Ventes,</i> 1898. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Cycles Perfecta,</i> 1897. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Edward Penfield, <i>Orient Cycles / Lead the Leaders,</i> circa 1895. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Adrien Barrère, <i>L’Ideal du Touriste,</i> 1903. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Willem Frederick Ten Broek, <i>New York / Wereldtentoonselling / Holland – Amerika Lijn,</i> 1938. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Dwight Clark Shepler, <i>Sun Valley / Union Pacific.</i> $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Sascha Maurer, <i>Flexible Flyer Splitkein / Smuggler’s Notch,</i> circa 1935. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Louis Bonhajo, <i>Vote / League of Women Voters,</i> 1920. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <b>Bonhams:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Measure for Measure</i> (extracted from the First Folio). London, 1623. Sold for $52,575.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. <i>Fanshawe, A Tale.</i> Boston, 1828. FIRST EDITION OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Sold for $47,575.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> THOREAU, HENRY DAVID. <i>Walden; Or, Life in the Woods.</i> Boston, 1854. FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. Sold for $12,575.
    <b>Bonhams: </b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies.</i> London, 1685. THE FOURTH FOLIO, Brewster/Bentley issue. Sold for $43,825.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> STEIG, WILLIAM. Original maquette and 58 finished drawings for <i>The Agony in the Kindergarten,</i> one of Steig's most important books. Sold for $12,575.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> KING, STEPHEN. <i>Carrie.</i> New York, 1974. INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION, OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Sold for $1,912.50.
    <b><center>Bonhams<br>Consignments invited (2020)</b>
    <b>Bonhams:</b> APPLE MACINTOSH PROTOTYPE. 1983. The earliest known Macintosh with "Twiggy" drive, one of only two known working machines. Sold for $150,075.
    <b>Bonhams:</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. Sold for $15,075.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> APPLE-1 COMPUTER. Signed by Steve Wozniak, used in development of Apple II. Sold for $175,075.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. 1809-1882. <i>On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection.</i> London, 1859. FIRST EDITION. Sold for $131,325.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> BOOLE, GEORGE. <i>An Investigation of the Laws of Thought.</i> London, 1854. Sold for $12,575.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> SHANNON, CLAUDE and WARREN WEAVER. <i>The Mathematical Theory of Communication.</i> Urbana, 1949. Sold for $27,575.
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