Auction Reports

Pierre Berge and Associes

Auction Info

Auction Name
Genevieve and Jean-Paul Kahn Library
Auction Date
10/09/2020 - 10/09/2020
Sale Number
#107761
Total Lots
256
Sold Lots
248
Lots Sold
96.88%
Unsold Lots
8
Total Sales (EUR)
4,608,175.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
1,747,000.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
2,347,400.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
1,798,000.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
2,414,400.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
190.86%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
237 Dorothea TANNING.

The Civilizing Influence. 1944. Huile sur toile (30,4 x 45,7 cm), signée et datée...

1944 EUR 40,000.00 - 50,000.00 EUR 352,350.00
89 Marcel DUCHAMP.

De ou par Marcel Duchamp ou Rrose Sélavy [La Boîte-en-valise]. Paris-Milan, 1966....

1966 EUR 80,000.00 - 120,000.00 EUR 279,450.00
236 Yves TANGUY.

Sans titre. 1935. Gouache sur papier (8,4 x 28,5 cm), signée et datée. Remarquable...

1935 EUR 40,000.00 - 50,000.00 EUR 170,000.00
206 Francis PICABIA.

290. Nº 1. Prix 10 F. 10 janvier 1917. Barcelone. [Barcelone, fin 1916.] Manuscrit...

EUR 100,000.00 - 150,000.00 EUR 162,500.00
49 André BRETON.

Cycle systématique de conférences sur les plus récentes positions du surréalisme....

1935 EUR 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 EUR 128,750.00
39 Victor BRAUNER.

Le Chasseur de l'inconnaissance. 16 juillet 1949. Huile sur toile (60 x 73 cm), signée...

1949 EUR 60,000.00 - 80,000.00 EUR 125,000.00
129 Hannah HÖCH.

Fremde Schönheit [Beauté étrange]. Sans lieu ni date [Berlin, vers 1929]. Collage...

vers 1929. EUR 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 EUR 121,250.00
115 Max ERNST & Ernst Guillaume TEMPEL.

65 Maximiliana ou l'Exercice illégal de l'astronomie. Ecritures et eaux fortes de...

EUR 50,000.00 - 60,000.00 EUR 95,000.00
91 [Marcel DUCHAMP.] Robert LEBEL.

Sur Marcel Duchamp. Eau & gaz à tous les étages. Paris, Éditions Trianon, 1959. In-4,...

1959 EUR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 EUR 90,000.00
239 Marie Cerminova dite TOYEN.

Sans titre [Cache-toi guerre !]. 1944. Dessin original signé, encre lavis et rehauts...

1944 EUR 25,000.00 - 30,000.00 EUR 68,750.00
148 LAUTRÉAMONT.

Les Chants de Maldoror. Eaux-fortes originales de Salvador Dalí. Paris, Albert Skira,...

EUR 50,000.00 - 60,000.00 EUR 65,000.00
162 Georges MALKINE.

Magie blanche. 1926. Huile sur toile (55 x 32,7 cm), signée en bas à gauche “Malkine...

1926 EUR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 EUR 62,500.00
217 [Claire ROY].

Album amicorum. 1945-1989. Petit et fort in-12, basane lavallière à la Bradel, dos...

1945-1989. EUR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 EUR 56,250.00
176 MAN RAY.

Mr. And Mrs. Woodman. Sans lieu [La Haye], Édition Unida, 1970. 2 volumes in-4 :...

1970 EUR 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 51,250.00
22 Hans BELLMER.

Fillettes. Sans date [vers 1938]. Dessin original signé, gouache en 5 tons sur papier...

EUR 12,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 47,500.00
56 [Louis BRODER].

Estampes originales, Album A. Paris, Louis Broder, 1956. Portfolio grand in-folio...

1956 EUR 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 47,500.00
37 Victor BRAUNER.

Murmure du mur. 6 octobre 1943. Cire gravée et rehaussée sur carton (175 x 135 mm),...

6 octobre 1943. EUR 12,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 45,000.00
96 Paul ÉLUARD.

Capitale de la douleur. Paris, éditions de la Nouvelle Revue française, 1926. Petit...

1926 EUR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 EUR 42,500.00
57 Leonora CARRINGTON.

Journal intime. Hazelwood, St Martin d'Ardèche, 1er janvier 1935 - 21 juillet 1939....

1935 - 1939. EUR 12,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 41,250.00
87 Jean DUBUFFET.

[Les Corps des Dames.] Sans lieu ni date [1950]. Suite de 16 planches montées sur...

1950 EUR 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 41,250.00
  • <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 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.
  • <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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