Auction Reports

Venator and Hanstein

Auction Info

Auction Name
Books - Graphic - Autographs
Auction Date
09/25/2020 - 09/25/2020
Sale Number
#160
Total Lots
288
Sold Lots
178
Lots Sold
61.81%
Unsold Lots
110
Total Sales (EUR)
335,384.10
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
256,230.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
256,230.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
455,540.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
455,540.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
73.62%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
105 FRANZ STASSEN

Franz Stassen. Der Ring des Nibelungen. 1914 - 1926. 4 Mappen mit zus. 120 Bl. Lithographien. Je signiert. Widmg.ex.

oJ EUR 8,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 31,980.00
24 Aitzing, Michael von

M. v. Aitzing, De Leone Belgico. Köln 1583. - Koloriertes Exemplar.

1583 EUR 12,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 27,060.00
4 Jaillot, Alexis-Hubert

H. Jaillot, Atlas nouveau contenant toutes les parties du monde ... Par le Sr Sanson. Paris (d.i. Amsterdam, Mortier) 1692.

1692 EUR 10,000.00 - 10,000.00 EUR 20,910.00
14 Causé, Hendrik

H. Causé, De koninglycke hovenier aanwyzende de middelen om boomen .... Amsterdam (1676). + angebunden: J. Commeli(j)n, Nederlantze Hesperides. Amsterdam…

1676 EUR 9,000.00 - 9,000.00 EUR 19,680.00
8 Stackelberg, Otto Magnus Frhr. v.

O. M. v. Stackelberg, La Grèce. Vues pittoresques et topographiques. 2 Bde. Paris [1829-]1834.

1829-1834 EUR 17,000.00 - 17,000.00 EUR 18,450.00
35 Guido de Monte Rocherii

Guido de Monte Rocherii, Manipulus curatorum. Blaubeuren 1474. Angebunden: Auctoritates super Margarita Decreti. - Hs. des 15. Jhs.

nicht nach 22 EUR 18,000.00 - 18,000.00 EUR 18,450.00
16 Pallas, Peter Simon

P. S. Pallas, Flora Rossica seu stirpium Imperii Rossico per Europam et Asiam indigenarum descriptiones et icones. Bd. I. Tle.…

1784-88 EUR 9,000.00 - 9,000.00 EUR 9,840.00
58

Getijdenboek. - Niederländisches Stundenbuch. Handschrift auf Pergament. Nördl. Niederlande, 1. Hälfte des 15. Jhs.

1 Hälfte des 15. Jahrhunderts EUR 5,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 7,995.00
53 Thomas de Aquino

Thomas de Aquino, Quaestiones de duodecim quodlibet. Köln, A. Therhoernen, 1471.

1471 EUR 8,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 6,765.00
83 REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

Rembrandt. Der Engel erscheint den Hirten. 1634. Radierung. NH 125 IV/V; B. 44.

1634 EUR 6,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 6,765.00
43

Officium de compassione beatae Mariae virginis. Ulm, J.Schäffler, c. 1497/98.

um 1497/98 EUR 2,500.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 5,166.00
51 Schopper, Hartmann

H. Schopper, De omnibus illiberalibus sive mechanicis artibus humani ingenii sagacitate atque industria ... Ffm 1574.

1574 EUR 4,500.00 - 4,500.00 EUR 4,920.00
45 Petrus de Herenthals

Petrus de Herenthals, Collectarius seu expositio libri psalmorum. Köln, Konrad Winters, 10.VIII.1480.

1480 EUR 4,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 4,797.00
6 Mercator, Gerhard

G. Mercator, Atlas Minor à I. Hondio auctus atque illustratus. Arnheim 1621.

1621 EUR 5,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 4,428.00
22 Boxel, Johan

J. Boxel, Anweisung zur Kriegsübung. Den Haag 1675.

1675 EUR 3,600.00 - 3,600.00 EUR 4,059.00
15 Haeckel, Ernst

E. Haeckel, Report on the Radiolaria collected 1873-76. 3 Bde. 1887.

1887 EUR 4,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 3,690.00
31

Dialogus linguae et ventris etc. Köln, Ludwig von Renchen, um 1495

um 1495 EUR 3,500.00 - 3,500.00 EUR 3,690.00
36 Guilelmus Parisiensis (Ed.)

Guilelmus Parisiensis, Postilla super epistolas et evangelia. Augsburg 1495.

1495 EUR 3,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 3,690.00
41 Meffreth

Meffreth, Sermones de tempore et de sanctis, sive Hortulus reginae. 3 Tle. in 1 Bd. Nürnberg, Koberger, 14 Feb. 1487.

1487 EUR 2,000.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 3,690.00
71 ALBRECHT DÜRER

A. Dürer. 6 Blatt Holzschnitte aus der Kleinen Holzschnitt-Passion. Meder 132, 140, 145, 155, 158, 160.

1612 EUR 3,600.00 - 3,600.00 EUR 3,198.00
  • <b>Skinner, Nov. 2 – 12:</b> Laurie, Richard Holmes (1777-1858). <i>Fredonia or the United States of North-America</i> (Lot 1324, Estimate: $8,000-12,000)
    <b>Skinner, Nov. 2 – 12:</b> Stieglitz, Alfred (1864-1946). Edward Steichen's Personal Set of <i>Camera Work, Vol. 1-50</i> (Lot 1073, Estimate: $250,000-350,000)
    <b>Skinner, Nov. 2 – 12:</b> Austen, Jane (1775-1817). Rare Set of Five First Edition Works (Lot 1112, Estimate: $20,000-30,000)
    <center><b>Skinner: Fine Books & Manuscripts<br>November 2 – 12, 2020</b>
    <b>Skinner, Nov. 2 – 12:</b> Whitney, Josiah (1819-1896). <i>The Yosemite Book</i> (Lot 1083, Estimate: $6,000-8,000)
    <b>Skinner, Nov. 2 – 12:</b> Clemens, Samuel L., Theodore Roosevelt, et al. <i>Liber Scriptorum. The First Book of the Authors Club</i> (Lot 1123, Estimate: $3,000-5,000)
    <b>Skinner, Nov. 2 – 12:</b> Leonard, Herman LeRoy Williams (c. 1814-1872). <i>Oregon Territory</i> (Lot 1275, Estimate: $3,000-4,000)
    <center><b>Skinner: Fine Books & Manuscripts<br>November 2 – 12, 2020</b>
    <b>Skinner, Nov. 2 – 12:</b> King, Martin Luther, Jr. (1929-1968). Typed Letter Signed, 12 January, 1959 (Lot 1233, Estimate: $2,000-4,000)
    <b>Skinner, Nov. 2 – 12:</b> <i>Recens Edita totius Novi Belgii, in American Septentrionali,</i> Conrad Lotter, mid-18th century (Lot 1325, Estimate: $2,000-3,000)
    <b>Skinner, Nov. 2 – 12:</b> Hoppe, Emile Otto (1878-1972). <i>Deutsche Arbeit Bilder Vom Wiederaufstieg Deutschlands</i> (Lot 1041, Estimate: $500-700)
    <center><b>Skinner: Fine Books & Manuscripts<br>November 2 – 12, 2020</b>
    <b>Skinner, Nov. 2 – 12:</b> Audubon, John James (1785-1851). Capra Americana, Rocky Mountain Goat, Plate CXXVIII (Lot 1308, Estimate: $600-800)
    <b>Skinner, Nov. 2 – 12:</b> Manuscript Book of Returns from the 8th Massachusetts Regiment of Foot, 1779-1781 (Lot 1208, Estimate: $3,000-5,000)
    <b>Skinner, Nov. 2 – 12:</b> <i>Die Flache.</i> Vienna: Anton Schroll [1910] (Lot 1410, Estimate: $800-1,200)
    <center><b>Skinner: Fine Books & Manuscripts<br>November 2 – 12, 2020</b>
  • <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
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>James Bond: A Collection of<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>The Property of a Gentleman<br>11 November 2020<br>London</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | <i>Casino Royale,</i> 1953, first edition, presentation copy. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | <i>Live and Let Die,</i> 1954, first edition, presentation copy inscribed to Winston Churchill. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | <i>Moonraker,</i> 1955, first edition, presentation copy inscribed to Raymond Chandler. £70,000 to £100,000.
    <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>James Bond: A Collection of<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>The Property of a Gentleman<br>11 November 2020<br>London</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | Diamonds are Forever, [1955-56], the final revised typescript. £80,000 to £120,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | <i>The Spy Who Loved Me,</i> 1962, first edition, presentation copy to Robert Kennedy. £35,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | <i>From Russia, With Love,</i> 1957, first edition. £2,000 to £3,000
  • <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 Nov 17:</b> Jane Austen, <i>Pride & Prejudice,</i> 3 volumes, first edition, London, 1813. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> John Hancock, Uncommon Privateer Commission, signed as President of Continental Congress, 1777. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Frank Lloyd Wright, photograph signed & inscribed. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Abraham Lincoln, document signed conscripting troops for first national draft in U.S., 1863. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Jane Austen, <i>Sense & Sensibility,</i> 3 volumes, first edition, London, 1811. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Charles Dickens, <i>American Notes for General Circulation,</i> first edition, inscribed to Richard Henry Dana, Jr., London, 1842. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> John Maynard Keynes, <i>The General Theory of Employment, Interest & Money,</i> first edition, London, 1936. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Alexandre Raymond, <i>L’Art Islamique en Orient,</i> 2 volumes, first editions, Péra-Constantinople, 1922-24. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Igor Stravinsky, autograph musical quotation signed, 3 bars from <i>Perséphone,</i> 1936. $1,500 to $2,500.
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