• <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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Auction Name
Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Collectibles
Auction Date
11/21/2019 - 11/21/2019
Sale Number
#733
Total Lots
665
Sold Lots
269
Lots Sold
40.45%
Unsold Lots
396
Total Sales (EUR)
103,560.92
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Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
91 ALDROVANDI, ULISSIS:

HISTORIAE SERPENTUM ET DRACONUM. LIBRI DUO.

1640 (1639 figura en el colofón) Not Available EUR 5,124.00
468 GRUPO CÁNTICO. ÁLBUM ÚNICO:

HOMENAJE. SOLO UN SIMBOLO ES ESTE ALBUM DEL HOMENAJE QUE DENTRO DE NOSOSTROS SE RINDE CONSTANTE A LA LIBERALIDAD MAGNIFICA Y ESPITIRUAL DE NUESTRO AMIGO Y MAESTRO D. CARLOS LOPEZ DE ROZAS EN CUYA CASA (...)

Not Available EUR 3,904.00
469

ÁLBUM DE AUTÓGRAFOS DE PILAR CAMPINS DE MIRA (1897-1980), CON MANUSCRITOS Y ORIGINALES ARTISTICOS.

de 1940 a 1977 Not Available EUR 3,904.00
641

LOTE DE MILES DE FOTOGRAFÍAS (más de 5.000) DE ESTRELLAS DE CINE, MUCHAS CON LOS SELLOS HÚMEDOS AL DORSO DE PRODUCTORAS COMO WARNER BROSS, PARAMOUNT, METRO GOLDWIN MAYER, FOX PRODUCTIONS...

Not Available EUR 3,172.00
158

BIBLIA MORALIZADA DE NÁPOLES.

2009 Not Available EUR 2,318.00
178 [GUEVARA, ANTONIO DE]:

DECADA DE LAS VIDAS DE LOS DIEZ CESARES Y EMPARADORES ROMANOS EN LAS QUE LES SE CONFIENEN MUY PERREGRINAS HYSTORIAS, MUY VARIOS CASOS Y MUCHOS Y MUY BUENOS AVISOS. [En colofón]

1539 Not Available EUR 2,074.00
64 DANTE

LA DIVINA COMEDIA. ILLUSTRATIONS DE DALÍ.

1963 Not Available EUR 1,952.00
86 BIRINGUCCIO, VANNUCCIO:

PIROTECHNIA... NELLA QUALE SI TRATTA NON SOLO DELLA DIVERSITA DELLE MINERE, ma anch di quanto, si ricerca alla pratica di esse. E di quanto s´appartiene all´arte della fusione, ò getto, de metallo.

1559 Not Available EUR 1,830.00
298 ARISTOTELES:

ARISTOTELIS TOPICORUM LIBRI OCTO. Ioachino Perionio interprete per Nicolaum Grouchium correcti & emendati. Argumentis et annotationibus...

1571 Not Available EUR 1,708.00
127

CONSTITUTIONS Y ALTRES DRETS DE CATHALUNYA COMPILATS EN VIRTUT DEL CAPITOL DE CORT LXXXII DE LAS CORTS PER LA S. C. Y R. MAJESTAT DEL REY DON PHILIP IV NOSTRE SENYOR CELEBRADAS EN LA CIUDAD DE BARCELONA ANY MDCCII

1704 Not Available EUR 1,708.00
157

ATLAS VALLARD.

2008 Not Available EUR 1,708.00
49 VILLE DE MIRMONT, JEAN DE LA:

LES DIMACHES DE JEAN DEZERT. Lithographies originales en couleurs de GRAU SALA.

1942 Not Available EUR 1,586.00
293 MARCH, AUSIAS:

LES OBRES DEL VALEROS Y EXTRENU CAVALLER... NOVAMENT REVISTES Y ESTAMPADES AB GRAN CURA I DILIGENCIA...

1545 Not Available EUR 1,464.00
89 SUAREZ DE FIGUEROA, CHRISTOVAL:

PLAZA UNIVERSAL DE TODAS LAS CIENCIAS Y ARTES, PARTE TRADUCIDA DE TOSCANO Y PARTE COMPUESTA POR EL DOCTOR...

1615 Not Available EUR 1,464.00
240 TORREBLANCA VILLALPANDO, FRANCISCO:

EPITOMES DELICTORUM, IN QUIBUS APERTA , VEL OCCULTA INVOCATIO DAEMONIS INTERUENIT.

1618 Not Available EUR 1,342.00
87 GOMESII MIEDIS, BERNARDINI:

COMMENTAROPRUM DE SALE LIBRI QUINQUE.

1579 Not Available EUR 1,342.00
93 FERRER DE VALDECEBRO, ANDRÉS:

GOVIERNO GENERAL MORAL, Y POLITICO HALLADO EN LAS FIERAS, Y ANIMALES SYLVESTRES, SACADO DE SUS NATURALES PROPIEDADES , Y VIRTUDES...

1658 Not Available EUR 1,342.00
397 CERVANTES, MIGUEL DE:

VIDA Y HECHOS DEL INGENIOSO CAVALLERO DON QUIXOTE DE LA MANCHA.

1674 Not Available EUR 1,342.00
404 CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, MIGUEL DE:

EL INGENIOSO HIDALGO D. QUIJOTE DE LA MANCHA

1879 Not Available EUR 1,220.00
51 NERVAL, GÉRARD DE:

LES CHIMÈRES

1944 Not Available EUR 1,037.00
  • <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.
  • <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.
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