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Auction Name
Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 10/18
Auction Date
10/27/2019 - 10/27/2019
Sale Number
#102719
Total Lots
27
Sold Lots
17
Lots Sold
62.96%
Unsold Lots
10
Total Sales (EUR)
2,033.94
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
1,650.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
2,400.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
4,660.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
6,070.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
33.51%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
30198609 Louis Ferdinand Céline (1894/1961)

Autograph; Letter to Anne (Evelyne Pollet) on a holiday in Bretagne with considerations on the war

1941 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 719.40
30336605 anonimo

Manuscript; Ottoman prayer book - late XVIII / early XIX century

1700 EUR 200.00 - 300.00 EUR 370.60
30183015 Marechal Berthier, Prince de Wagram et de Neuchatel Ministre de la guerre

Ordre de rassemblement des conscrit

1803 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 130.80
30040281 T.-F. Le Tort d'Anneville

Manuscrit de l’Éloge de Michel de L’Hôpital & Éloge historique du parlement de Normandie

1778 Not Available EUR 109.00
30076245

Lifafe Tsidiq - Handwritten Coptic Prayer Book

1950 Not Available EUR 105.73
30325941 Gezaghebber van St. Martin (Sint Maarten)

Wisselbrief (slavenbrief)

1864 Not Available EUR 104.64
30351749 King Carlo Alberto Savoy

Autograph; Document about the Notary Enabling Exam also Signed by Minister Barbaroux

1833 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 93.74
30289525 Jules André Louis Lechevalier (transcription from)

Manuscript; Six-page letter to Dutch king Willem I on Slavery Suriname and French Guiana

1840 Not Available EUR 92.65
30336429

Manuscript; juz 29 de Quran ottomano

1800 Not Available EUR 65.40
30153317

Manuscript; Torah scroll from Yemen: Deuteronomium - 19th century

Not Available EUR 55.59
30352705 Jules Ferry Politic

Autograph; Original Business Card with Recommendation (not Signed)

1880 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 54.50
30326827 M. Tibaut

Manuscript; Memory of the Certosa of Pisa and Social Function for the Territory

1700 Not Available EUR 39.24
30179151

Manuscript; Two Indian Astronomy documents - XIX century

Not Available EUR 32.70
30324213 Giuseppe Gaetano Incontri

Autograph; Relic Certificate with Seal

1816 Not Available EUR 27.25
30352395 Giovanni Spadolini Politic

Autograph; Congratulations for a Book Release (plus signed greetings card and a leaflet)

1965 Not Available EUR 21.80
30325587 Carolus Duran Painter

Autograph; Original Business Card with Thanksgivings (not Signed)

1850 Not Available EUR 5.45
30325733 Marc-Pierre de Voyer de Paulmy Comte d'Argenson

Manuscript; Transcription of Tactical Letter Military Fortifications in Alsace - France

1750 Not Available EUR 5.45
26935461

Manuscript; Libro dei confratelli scritto alla Venerabile Confraternita della Santissima Annunziata

1853 EUR 200.00 - 300.00 Not Sold
29993719 Pierre Martel

Manuscript; Philosophia universalis (with some engravings bound inside)

1739 EUR 250.00 - 300.00 Not Sold
30204611 Jerome Bonaparte, frère de Napoleon Roi de Wesphalie

Lettre a sa soeur la Princesse Mathilde

1842 EUR 280.00 - 320.00 Not Sold
  • <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>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions: Rare Autographs, Sports, Books and Photography. January 23, 2020</b>
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Abraham Lincoln Endorsement Signed, March 16, 1865. Framed with a lithograph of Lincoln by Dwight C. Sturges.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Thomas Edison Stunning Signed Portrait.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Franz Liszt Signed Photo.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions: Rare Autographs, Sports, Books and Photography. January 23, 2020</b>
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Subscription for Portraits of the Presidents Signed by J. Q. Adams, Polk, Jackson, Buchanan, and Writers Dickens, Bryant and More!
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Vinson Supreme Court Signed Presentation Photo.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Marilyn Monroe & Joe DiMaggio Collection of Three Financial Items.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions: Rare Autographs, Sports, Books and Photography. January 23, 2020</b>
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Rare Sigmund Freud ALS Related to Sexual Issues.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> New York Yankees team signed baseball c.1937 including Gehrig, DiMaggio, Dickey, Gomez and others.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Salvador Dali Original Drawing in <i>Dali</i> by David Larkin.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions: Rare Autographs, Sports, Books and Photography. January 23, 2020</b>
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Charles Wilson Peale, Association Miniature of Dr. Ebenezer Crosby after Charles Willson Peale. Gouache on ivory miniature attributed to Peale.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> William McKinley Signed Oversize Photograph Incredible 20"x24".
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Margaret Mitchell Signed <i>Gone With The Wind</i> -- First Edition.
  • <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27:</b> [Paine, Thomas]. Common Sense; Addressed to the Inhabitants of America… Philadelphia: R. Bell, 1776. $200,000 to $250,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27:</b> Lincoln, Abraham. Autograph letter signed, to Joshua Reed Giddings, 21 May 1860. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27:</b> Oakley, Annie. <i>A Brief Sketch of Her Career and Notes on Shooting.</i> [N.p.]: ca. 1913, Signed. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27:</b> Washington, George. One autograph letter signed & 3 letters signed to General Alexander McDougall, September 1777. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27:</b> Mather, Cotton. <i>The Wonders of the Invisible World. Being an account of the tryals of several witches...</i> London: 1693. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27:</b> James, Benjamin.<i><br>A Treatise on the Management of the Teeth.</i> Boston, 1814. $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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