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Galerie Bassenge

Auction Info

Auction Name
Valuable Books
Auction Date
10/06/2020 - 10/06/2020
Sale Number
#116WB
Total Lots
866
Sold Lots
462
Lots Sold
53.35%
Unsold Lots
404
Total Sales (EUR)
726,345.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
535,100.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
535,100.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
786,000.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
786,000.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
92.41%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
1036

Ortus Sanitatis. De herbis et plantis. De Animalibus et reptilibus.

1497 EUR 35,000.00 - 35,000.00 EUR 67,650.00
106 Hamilton, William

Campi phlegraei

1776-1779. EUR 45,000.00 - 45,000.00 EUR 40,590.00
375 Hevelius, Johannes

Prodromus Astronomiae, exhibens fundamenta + Firmamentum Sobiescianum

1687-1690. EUR 32,000.00 - 32,000.00 EUR 29,520.00
1081 Homer

Odyssea, Erster Druck der ersten deutschen Ausgabe

1537 EUR 12,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 17,220.00
1237 Piranesi, Giovanni Battista und Piranesi, Francesco

Différentes Vues de Pesto

1777-1778 Druck vor 1836. EUR 15,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 17,220.00
1022 Höhne, C. A.

Gedancken über Freud und Leid auf meiner Lebensreise der Schicksale

1850-1857. EUR 2,500.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 11,685.00
166 Blaeu, Willem Janszoon

Novus Atlas, Das ist, Weltbeschreibung

1645 EUR 8,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 11,685.00
1049 Emser, Hieronymus und Biblia germanica

Das naw testament nach lawt der Christlichen Kirchen bewerten text

1527 EUR 3,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 9,840.00
1086 Institoris, Heinrich

Sancte Romane ecclesie fidei

1502 EUR 4,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 9,840.00
6 Doppelmayr, Johann Gabriel und Puschner, Johann Georg

Globus Terrestris. In quo locorum insigniorum situs terraeque facies, secundum praecipuas celeberrimorum nostri aevi observationes / opera / Ioh. Gabr. Doppelmaieri / Mathem. Prof. Publ. Norib. / exhibentur, concinnatus

1728 EUR 5,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 9,840.00
1002 Paulus, Iulius

"De de pignoribus". Einzelblatt aus einer Handschrift um 1250

um 1250. EUR 1,800.00 - 1,800.00 EUR 8,610.00
1025

Indopersische Miniaturenhandschrift

um 1765. EUR 2,500.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 8,610.00
1029 Thomas von Aquin

Catena aurea. Basel, Michael Wenssler, 1476

1476 EUR 6,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 8,610.00
1072 Fuchs, Leonhart

De historia stirpium commentarii insignes

1542 EUR 8,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 8,610.00
1084

Teil einer theologisch-humanistischen Pergamentrückenbibliothek

1564-1778. EUR 6,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 8,610.00
1123

19 Werke in 24 Bänden im Folio-Format

1536-1770. EUR 5,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 8,610.00
417 Vincent, Levinus

Wondertooneel der nature

1706-1715. EUR 1,500.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 7,995.00
1111

medizinischen, astrologischen u. a. Klein- bzw. Flugschriften

1528-1593. EUR 2,500.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 7,995.00
1051

Biblia, Das ist: Die gantze Heylige Schrift, Teutsch

1570 EUR 5,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 7,380.00
1121 Ryff, Walther Hermann

Die groß Chirurgei

1545 EUR 9,000.00 - 9,000.00 EUR 7,380.00
  • <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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