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Christies

Auction Info

Auction Name
Russia: Important Books and Manuscripts
Auction Date
11/27/2019 - 11/27/2019
Sale Number
#18466
Total Lots
188
Sold Lots
0
Lots Sold
0.00%
Unsold Lots
188
Total Sales (GBP)
0.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
0.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
0.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
1,205,200.00
High Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
1,753,500.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
-0.01%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
1

BIBLE, Slavonic. Biblia sirech knigi vetkhago i novago saveta.

1581 GBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 Unknown
2 [CHURCH SLAVONIC].

Mineia Obshchaia. [General Menaion].

1600 GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 Unknown
3 [CHURCH SLAVONIC].

Potrebnik Inocheskii. [Book of Prayers for Monks].

1639 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 Unknown
4 [CHURCH SLAVONIC].

Ustav, sirech tserkovnoe oko. [The Order of the Church Rites].

1641 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 Unknown
5 [CHURCH SLAVONIC].

Sbornik Kirillova kniga. [The Book of Saint Cyril].

1644 GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 Unknown
6 [CHURCH SLAVONIC].

[Book of Hymns], in Church Slavonic, on paper, 17th century.

17th century. GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 Unknown
7 GORCHAKOV, Dmitry Petrovich (1758-1824)].

Kalif na chas. [King for a Day].

1786 GBP 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 Unknown
8 [KHEMNITSER, Ivan Ivanovich (1745-1784)].

Basni i skazki. [Fables and Stories].

1779 GBP 9,000.00 - 12,000.00 Unknown
9 [KHEMNITSER, Ivan Ivanovich (1745-1784)].

Basni i skazki. [Fables and Stories].

1782 GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 Unknown
10 KNIAZHNIN, Iakov Borisovich (1740-1791).

Sobranie sochinenii. [Collected Works].

1787 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 Unknown
11 LOMONOSOV, Mikhail Vasilevich (1711-1765).

Kratkoye rukovodstvo k krasnorechiyu [A quick guide to eloquence].

1748 recte 1765. GBP 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 Unknown
12 MAGNITSKY, Leontii Filipovich (1669-1739).

Arifmetika; Sirech nauka chislitel'naia. [Arithmetic, called the computational science].

1703 GBP 20,000.00 - 25,000.00 Unknown
13 [STRAKHOV, Nikolai Ivanovich (1768-1843)].

Satiricheskii vestnik. [The Satirical Bulletin].

1790-92. GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 Unknown
14 [PETER I, Tsar].

Simboly i emblemata ukazom i blagopovedenii imperatora Petra Alekseevicha [Symbola et emblemata jussu atque auspiciis Petri Alexeidis].

1705 GBP 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 Unknown
15 [SUMAROKOV, Aleksandr Petrovich (1717-1777)].

Trudoliubivaia pchela. [The Industrious Bee].

1759 GBP 9,000.00 - 12,000.00 Unknown
16 SUMAROKOV, Aleksandr Petrovich (1717-1777).

Pustynnik. [The Hermit].

1769 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 Unknown
17 SUMAROKOV, Aleksandr Petrovich (1717-1777).

Raznyia stikhotvoreniia. [Various Poems].

1769 GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 Unknown
18 CHARLEMAGNE, Adolf Iosifovich (1826 – 1901).

Benefice d'Adieu de Madame Naptal.

1873 GBP 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 Unknown
19 [CONCEPTUAL BOOK].

Sputnik ot Sanktpeterburga do Moskvy. Sputnik ot Moskvy do Sanktpeterburga.

1841 GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 Unknown
20 [CORONATION. NICHOLAS II, Tsar (1868-1918)].

Svyashchennoe Venchanie na Tsartsvo Gosudarya Imperatora Nikolaya II. [The Sacred Coronation of the Sovereign Emperor Nicholas II and the Sovereign Empress Alexandra Feodorovna].

1896 GBP 4,000.00 - 7,000.00 Unknown
  • <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> [Peter I, Tsar]. <i>Simboly i emblemata ukazom i blagopovedenii imperatora Petra Alekseevicha [Symbola et emblemata jussu atque auspiciis Petri Alexeidis].</i> Amsterdam, 1705. £30,000 to £40,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> Charlemagne, Adolf. Benefice d'Adieu de Madame Naptal. [St Petersburg: 16th February 1873]. £30,000 to £40,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> [Military. Album.] [An album of drawings of weapons and their accessories, drawn from nature by the Second Cadets Corps.] St Petersburg, 1800. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> Pushkin, Alexander. <i>Evgenii Onegin.</i> St Petersburg: Dep. of Public Education, 1825-1832. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> Sumarokov, Pavel. <i>Dosugi krymskogo sud’i ili vtoroe puteshestvie v Tavridu. [The Leisure of a Crimean Judge or a Second Tour to Tauris].</i> St Petersburg: Imperial Press, 1803-5. £50,000 to £80,000
  • <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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