• <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Churchill (Winston) & Others. 1944 Commonwealth Prime Ministers’ Conference, 27 April 1944. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Joyce (James). <i>Ulysses.</i> First English edition, 1922. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Belzoni (Giovanni Battista). <i>Plates Illustrated of the Researches and Operations...in Egypt and Nubia,</i> FIRST EDITION, 1821-1822. £14,375 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Astor (John Jacob). A collection of rare letters, 9 January 1812- 4 September 1837. £26,000 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> FIRST EDITION, first issue, 1997. £27,500 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Royal Family. Photograph of Queen Elizabeth, George VI, Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret, signed, 1946. £3,640 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Collodi (Carlo). <i>Le avventure di Pinocchio. Storia di un burattino,</i> FIRST EDITION, 1883. £8,401 inc Buyers Premium.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Currier & Ives, <i>The Mississippi in Time of Peace,</i> hand-colored lithograph, 1865. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Hartmann Schedel, <i>Liber Cronicarum...,</i> Nuremberg, 1493. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Claudius Ptolemaeus, <i>Geographicae Enarrationis Libri Octo,</i> Lyons, 1535. $20,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Thomas Jefferys, <i>The American Atlas,</i> London, 1776-77. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> John Speed, <i>A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World,</i> 20 miniature maps, London, 1665. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> <i>Biblia Das ist: Die Gantze Heilige Schrifft Durch D. Martin Luther Verteutscht,</i> illustrated cartographic Bible, Basel, 1665. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Early Hawaiian-language school geography, Lahainaluna Seminary, 1840. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Cornelis de Jode, <i>Africae Vera Forma, et Situs,</i> Antwerp, 1593. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Maria Vincenzo Coronelli, <i>America Settentrionale Colle Nuove Scoperte Sin All Anno,</i> Venice, 1688. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Johann Christoph Volkamer, <i>Nürnbergische Hesperides,</i> Nuremberg, 1708-1714. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Johann Bayer, <i>Uranometria, Omnium Asterismorum Continens Schemata...,</i> 51 celestial charts, c. 1603. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Manuscript map of Commodore Perry’s Black Ship squadron at Edo Bay, with manuscript sketchbook, ink & watercolor, Japan, c. 1853. $2,500 to $3,500.
  • <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> CLEMENS, SAMUEL L. <i>The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain.</i> Hartford: The American Publishing Company, 1876. $14,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> BATEMAN, JAMES. <i>The Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala.</i> London: J. Ridgway & Sons for the author, [1837]-1843. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> WHITMAN, WALT. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn: [For the author by Andrew and James Rome,] 1855. $150,000 to $200,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> LEE, HARPER. Three “Seckatary Hawkins”-related books inscribed and signed by Harper Lee. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> POE, EDGAR ALLAN. <i>The Raven.</i> New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1845. $120,000 to $180,000.

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Bruun Rasmussen

Auction Info

Auction Name
Prints
Auction Date
09/30/2019 - 10/01/2019
Sale Number
#1940
Total Lots
64
Sold Lots
55
Lots Sold
85.94%
Unsold Lots
9
Total Sales (EUR)
25,765.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
21,955.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
25,040.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
26,235.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
29,905.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
86.16%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
528 Le Corbusier

The die is cast. Signed in the print L-C 38-59. Lithographs in colours. Visible size 41.5 x 66 cm.

1959 EUR 1,600.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 1,687.50
793 Salvador Dali

The Happy Unicorn. Signed Dali 297/300. Lithograph in colours. Visible size 53 x 63 cm.

EUR 400.00 - 400.00 EUR 1,562.50
629 Gino Severini

Commedia dell?arte, 1958. Signed Severini, 2/175. Lithograph in colours. Visible size 69 x 52 cm.

1958 EUR 1,350.00 - 1,600.00 EUR 1,312.50
595 Marc Chagall

The circus with the yellow clown. 1967. Signed Marc Chagall. Lithograpic poster. Printed at Mourlot, Paris. Visible size 84 x 53.5 cm.

1967 EUR 400.00 - 670.00 EUR 1,250.00
678 Karel Appel

Composition. Signed Appel 58, 5/28. Lithograph in colours. Visible size 62 x 56 cm.

1958 EUR 535.00 - 535.00 EUR 1,087.50
533 Kazuo Shiraga

Passionate Winner, 1988. Signed K. Shiraga, 183/300. Silkscreen in colours. Sheet size 69 x 89 cm. Unframed.

1988 EUR 535.00 - 805.00 EUR 1,006.25
684 Tal R

Composition. Signed Tal R, 11/70. Lithograph in colour laid on cardboard. Printed at Hostrup-Pedersen & Johansen. Sheet size 55 x 76 cm. Unframed.

EUR 270.00 - 270.00 EUR 1,006.25
576 Tal R

Composition. Signed Tal R, 9/100. Woodcut in colours. Sheet size 60 x 42 cm.

EUR 805.00 - 1,050.00 EUR 918.75
718 Richard Mortensen

Orezza, 1989. Signed Mortensen, 115/150. Silk screen in colours. Visible size 105 x 126 cm.

1989 EUR 670.00 - 670.00 EUR 806.25
521 Asger Jorn

Composition. Signed and dated Jorn, 65. Lithograph in colours. Visible size 30 x 22.5 cm.

1965 EUR 535.00 - 535.00 EUR 737.50
623 Gina Pellón

Four compositions. Signed Gina Pellon, 4/100. Lithographs in colours. Visible size 53 x 37 cm. (4)

EUR 270.00 - 400.00 EUR 706.25
671 Wilhelm Freddie

Ars Konstserie. Each sheet signed Freddie 45. Portfolio with 6 lithographs, 3 in colours. Sheet size 39 x 29 cm. (6)

EUR 400.00 - 400.00 EUR 706.25
622 Pierre Alechinsky

Two compositions. Both signed Alechinsky, 52/60. Etching in colours. Visible size 16 x 10 cm each. (2)

EUR 535.00 - 535.00 EUR 668.75
601 Robert Jacobsen

Tokyo, 1990. Folder with four compositions. All sheets signed Rob. Jacobsen, 119/250. Lithographs in colours. (4)

1990 EUR 535.00 - 535.00 EUR 600.00
827 Richard Mortensen

Blomst, "Charlotte" and "Spurv". Signed and dated Mortensen, 85. Lithographs. Sheet size 70 x 50 and 50 x 70 cm. (3)

1985 EUR 670.00 - 670.00 EUR 500.00
809 Victor Vasarely

Composition. Signed Vasarely, 152/250. Silkscreen in colours. Visible size 56 x 54 cm.

EUR 400.00 - 400.00 EUR 487.50
645 Eske Kath

Two compositions, 2001. Both signed, dated and numbered. Lithographs. Sheet size 57 x 38 cm. Unframed. (2)

2001 EUR 335.00 - 335.00 EUR 468.75
569 Martin Bigum

Composition. Signed Martin Bigum 15, AP 19/19. Lithograph in colours. Sheet size 34 x 25 cm.

2015 EUR 400.00 - 400.00 EUR 450.00
682 Eske Kath

Untitled, 2002. Signed monogram, 15/18. Etching. Sheet size 90 x 79 cm. Unframed.

2002 EUR 670.00 - 670.00 EUR 450.00
736 Karel Appel

Figure composition. Signed Appel 1973, no. 105/120. Lithograph in colours. Visible size 55 x 69 cm.

1973 EUR 270.00 - 270.00 EUR 450.00
  • <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>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> [EINSTEIN, ALBERT]; JOHN GRAUDENZ [PHOTOGRAPHER]. Photographic portrait of Albert Einstein by John Graudenz, taken circa 1928. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> ENIGMA M4. A fully operational four-rotor ("M4") Kriegsmarine Enigma Cipher Machine. Berlin-Wilmersdorf, Germany, Heimsoeth und Rinke, 1942. $300,000 to $500,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> FEYNMAN, RICHARD P. <i>“Surely You’re Joking Mr. Feynman”. Adventures of a Curious Character.</i> New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1985. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> An intact egg of the Aepyornis Maximus, or Elephant Bird. Pre-17th century, Madagascar. $35,000 to $45,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> Palm frond with fish. Green River Formation, Wyoming, United States. <i>Sabalites sp.,</i> and <i>Diplomystus dentatus</i> Cenozoic, Eocene (53-33 million years ago). $60,000 to $70,000.
  • <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
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