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Auction Info

Auction Name
Manuscripts and Autographs - Books
Auction Date
09/23/2020 - 09/23/2020
Sale Number
#A194a
Total Lots
200
Sold Lots
143
Lots Sold
71.50%
Unsold Lots
57
Total Sales (CHF)
559,291.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (CHF)
323,620.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (CHF)
467,950.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (CHF)
486,970.00
High Estimate of All Lots (CHF)
707,700.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
79.03%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
137 Chagall, Marc.

Le Cirque Paris 1967. With 38 (of which 23 coloured and 3 double-page) original lithographs by M. Chagall.

1967 CHF 70,000.00 - 90,000.00 CHF 97,900.00
235

Speculum humanae salvationis. - [Das ist der spiegel menschlicher behaltnuss mit den Evangelien und Epistelen durch das gantz Jar]

1489 CHF 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 CHF 44,220.00
182 Roberts, David.

The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt, & Nubia. From Drawings made on the spot by David Roberts, R.A.

1842-1849 CHF 22,000.00 - 32,000.00 CHF 35,680.00
216 Merian, Maria Sybilla.

Over de voortteeling en wonderbaerlyke veranderingen der Surinaamsche insecten...

1730 CHF 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 CHF 32,020.00
236 Thomas von Aquin

Summa theologiae secundae partis pars secunda.

1474 CHF 18,000.00 - 24,000.00 CHF 32,020.00
113 Merian, Matthäus u.a.

Theatrum Europaeum oder wahrhaffte Beschreibung aller Denckwürdigen Geschichten, so hin und wieder fürnemblich in Europa, hernach auch an anderen Orten der Welt ...

1662-1707 CHF 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 CHF 24,700.00
153 Picasso, Pablo.

Sueño y mentira de Franco

1939 CHF 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 CHF 17,380.00
177 Ptolomaeus, Claudius.

Geographiae libri octo, recogniti iam et diligenter emendati cum tabulis geopgraphicis...

1584 CHF 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 CHF 17,380.00
133 [Philipon, Ch.].

La Caricature, Journal. No. 1-251 in 4 volumes. With 526 (of which 62 folded, 112 coloured, 5 with moving parts and 1 map) lithographs by H. Daumier, Grandville, A. Devéria, P. Gavarni, M. Delaporte, Adam, Raffet, Huot et al. as well as 1 folded wall plac

1830-1835 CHF 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 CHF 15,550.00
229 Rumpolt, Markus.

Ein new Kochbuch, Das ist: Ein Gründtliche Beschreibung, wie man recht und wol, nicht allein von vierfüssigen, heymischen unnd wilden Thieren, sondern auch von mancherley Vögel unnd Federwildpret...

1587 CHF 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 CHF 14,940.00
188 Curtis, William.

Flora Londinensis: or plates and descriptions of such plants as grow wild in the environs of London. 2 in 6 Bänden

erste Lieferung: 1775 1777-1798 CHF 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 CHF 8,750.00
237 Münster, Sebastian.

Cosmographey: das ist, Beschreibung Aller Länder, Herrschafften und fürnemesten Stetten des gantzen Erdbodens, sampt ihren Gelegenheiten, Eygenschafften, Religion, Gebräuchen, Geschichten und Handtierungen

1598 CHF 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 CHF 8,750.00
503

Doktordiplom (\"Doctoratus Privilegium\") der Universität Padua für den Juristen Antonio Tornabuoni aus Venedig. Lateinische Handschrift auf Pergament

1546 CHF 2,500.00 - 4,000.00 CHF 8,750.00
138 Chillida, Edouardo - Guillén, Jorge.

Mas allá. Traduction de Claude Esteban

1973 CHF 2,500.00 - 4,000.00 CHF 7,500.00
158 Uecker, Günther -Gomringer, Eugen.

Einsam gemeisam. 1971

1971 CHF 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 CHF 6,625.00
136 Chagall, Marc - Mourlot, F.

Chagall Lithographe 1957-1962. Tome II

1963 CHF 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 CHF 5,625.00
157

1. Ashbery, John. The Poems

1960 CHF 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 CHF 5,625.00
502

Lateinische Handschrift des 14. Jahrhunderts auf Pergament

14 Jahrhunderts CHF 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 CHF 5,500.00
159 GÜNTHER UECKER

wie weiss ist wissen die weisen. hommage à uecker.

CHF 3,800.00 - 4,400.00 CHF 4,750.00
195 Estienne, C. u. J. Liebault.

XV Bücher von dem Feldbau und recht volkommener Wolbestellung eines bekömmlichen Landsitzes, unnd geschicklich angeordneten Meyerhofs oder Landguts, sampt alllem, was demselben Nutzes und Lufts halben anhängig.

1598 CHF 3,600.00 - 4,800.00 CHF 4,500.00
  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> MACHIAVELLI, Niccolò. <i>Nicholas Machiavel's Prince. Also, The life of Castruccio Castracani of Lucca…</i> Translated by Edward Dacres. London, 1640. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> FILSON, John. <i>The Discovery, Settlement and present State of Kentucke: and An Essay towards the Topography, and Natural History of that important Country…</i> Wilmington, Del.: James Adams, 1784. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> ELUARD, Paul. <i>Un poeme dans chaque livre.</i> Paris: Louis Broder, 1956. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> LEWIS, James Otto. [<i>Aboriginal Port Folio.</i> Philadelphia: Published by the Author, 1835-1836]. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> [ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS]. BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin. [Southern Netherlands (Ghent or Bruges), c.1460]. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> MORE, Thomas, Sir. <i>The Workes ... wrytten by him in the Englysh tongue.</i> Edited by William Rastell. London, 1557. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. MORRIS, William. <i>Love is Enough.</i> Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, 1897. $5,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> LINCOLN, Abraham. Autograph endorsement signed as President (“A. Lincoln”), 24 February 1863. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> WASHINGTON, George. Address panel with autograph free frank signed ("G:o Washington"), as Commander in Chief of the Continental Army, 5 August 1777. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> GOREY, Edward. <i>The Beastly Baby.</i> N.p.: The Fantod Press, 1962. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> FROST, Robert. Photographic reproduction signed and inscribed ("Robert Frost”), to R.V. Thornton, 1955. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> GOREY, Edward. <i>The Bug Book.</i> New York: Looking Glass Library, 1959. $500 to $700.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Book of Hours with Illuminated Miniatures, France, mid-15th century. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Conradus de Alemania [Halberstadt the Elder], <i>Concordantiae Bibliorum,</i> Strassburg, 1474. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Christopher Marlowe, <i>The Jew of Malta,</i> London, 1633. Earliest extant edition of this antiauthoritarian Elizabethan play. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b><br>Sir Isaac Newton, <i>The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy,</i> first edition in English, 2 volumes, London, 1729. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> John Rae, <i>Narrative of an Expedition to the Shores of the Arctic Sea in 1846 and 1847,</i> first edition, London, 1850. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Philip Pittman, <i>The Present State of the European Settlements on the Mississippi…,</i> first edition, London, 1770. $10,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Cyanotype of an anatomy class at Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1895. $300 to $400.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Equine veterinary formulary, manuscript on paper, East Earl, Pennsylvania, circa 1860. $400 to $600.
  • <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> REGAMEY, Felix (1844-1906). Unique drawing showing Verlaine and Rimbaud in London, September 1872. €70,000 to 100,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> LABORDE, Alexandre de (1773-1842). <i>Voyage pittoresque et historique de l’Espagne.</i> Paris : 1806-1820. €20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> BOCCACE, Jean (1313-1375). <i>Il Decamerone…</i> Venise : Gabriele Giolito di Ferrari, 1542.<br>€ 12,000 to 15,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> LAMBERT, Yvon (1936). Full collection of writings from <i>Une rêverie émanée de mes loisirs.</i> Paris : 1992 - 2018. €50,000 to 70,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> JOUVE, Paul (1878-1973) -- KIPLING, Rudyard (1865-1936). <i>La Chasse de Kaa.</i> Paris : Javal & Bourdeaux, 1930. €2,000 to 3,000
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