• <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>Latin and French Book of Hours, around 1490. Est: € 20,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br> P. Goos, <i>Le Grand Miroir de la Mer,</i> 1669. Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>L. Feininger, Letter with woodcuts, 1920. Est: € 25,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>Latin Bible manuscript, 12th century. Est: € 20,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>M. E. Bloch, <i>Naturgeschichte der Fische,</i> 1782-95. Est: € 40,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>M. Chagall, <i>Daphnis & Chloé,</i> 1961. Est: € 90,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>L. J. Waghenaer, <i>Speculum nauticum,</i> 1586. Est: € 180,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>P. J. de Pannemaeker, Collection of orig. watercolors, 1878-1887.<br>Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>G. Klimt, <i>Das Werk,</i> 1918.<br>Est: € 15,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br><i>Livro dos prestimonios,</i> Manuscript, 1665. Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>W. Kandinsky, <i>Klänge,</i> 1913.<br>Est: € 18,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>J. Miró in J. Cassou, <i>Vingt-deux poémes,</i> 1978. Est: € 8,000
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Music, Continental Books<br>and Medieval Manuscripts<br>24 Nov. – 1 Dec. 2020<br>Online</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b><br>F. Schubert. Autograph letter to his brother Ferdinand, 4 pages, Zseliz, 1818. £80,000 to £120,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b><br>L. v. Beethoven. Fine autograph letter to his librettist Friedrich Treitschke, about their planned opera, 1815. £70,000 to £90,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b> Hermann Hesse, Highly important series of 62 letters and postcards to Stefan Zweig, 1903-1938. £60,000 to £80,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Music, Continental Books<br>and Medieval Manuscripts<br>24 Nov. – 1 Dec. 2020<br>Online</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b> Book of Hours, Use of Reims, illuminated manuscript on vellum [France, late 15th century]. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b> Armenian gospel book, illuminated manuscript on vellum, seventeenth century, tooled calf binding. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b><br>C. Goldoni. Ten autograph letters signed to the Genoese nobleman Cristoforo Spinola, Venice 1742-1743. £7,000 to £9,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Oscar Wilde, <i>“The secret of life is in Art,”</i> autograph quotation dated and signed, 1882. Sold for $15,600.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>Manhattan Gay Scene Guide 1969, Summer Edition,</i> Mattachine Book Service. Sold for $3,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Toyen, pen & ink illustration from <i>Marquis de Sade: Justina cili prokletí ctnosti,</i> 1932. Sold for $26,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Antonio Lopez, 9 men’s fashion studies, graphite, 1974. Sold for $6,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Harvey Milk, 2 autograph letters signed, to Pat Mormon, during US Navy service, 1954. Sold for $2,210.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Daniel Abraham, original art for <i>Stonewall Romances,</i> pen, ink & gouache, 1979. Sold for $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> David Wojnarowicz, <i>Untitled (Genet with Dog),</i> mixed media collage. Sold for $27,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Susie Gaynes & Amy E. Bartell, <i>March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights,</i> 1987. Sold for $1,188.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>Paris is Burning,</i> photo offset poster by Anne Dutlinger, signed by film director Jennie Livingston, 1991. Sold for $1,500.
  • <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> <i>All-Negro Comics</i> Issue #1, 1947. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Early Memoir of a Black Hairdresser, 1859. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> First Edition <i>Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, An African,</i> 1782. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Bessie Coleman Aero News Vol. 1 Issue 1, May 1930, Signed by William J. Powell. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Book of Poetry and Music by Formerly Illiterate Author Thomas Young, 1897. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Cabinet Card of 24th Infantryman, Tombstone, Arizona Territory, circa 1882. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> James Baldwin Portrait by Carl Van Vechten, 1955. $3,500 to $4,500.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> <i>The Pacific Appeal</i> Newspaper, San Francisco, 1877. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Only Known Copy <i>Spreading Joy,</i> Uplift History of African Americans in Los Angeles, 1937. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> 1940 Los Angeles <i>The Official Central Avenue District Directory.</i> $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> GRÉGOIRE, Henri (French, 1750-1831). <i>An Enquiry Concerning the Intellectual and Moral Faculties, and Literature of Negroes,</i> First American Edition, 1810. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> 1893 Indian Territory Album with Images of Tacky Grayson. $4,000 to $6,000.

Auction Reports

Pierre Berge and Associes

Auction Info

Auction Name
Pierre Bergé's Library - 5th sale
Auction Date
12/16/2020 - 12/16/2020
Sale Number
#107762
Total Lots
310
Sold Lots
0
Lots Sold
0.00%
Unsold Lots
310
Total Sales (EUR)
0.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
0.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
0.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
829,750.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
1,235,800.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
-0.03%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
1012 [CLEREMBAULT, Philippe de MERE & Antoine-Gombault, chevalier de].

Les Conversations. D.M.D.C.E.D.C.D.M.

1669 EUR 400.00 - 600.00 Unknown
1013 CONDILLAC, abbé Etienne Bonnot de.

Essais sur l'origine des connoissances humaines.

1746 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 Unknown
1014 [CONDORCET, Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat, marquis de].

Lettre d'un théologien à l'auteur du dictionnaire des trois siècles.

1774 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 Unknown
1015 BIBLIANDER, Theodore.

Machumetis Saracenorum Principis, eiusque successorum Vitae, ac doctrina, ipseque Alcoran...

1543 EUR 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 Unknown
1016 CORNEILLE, Pierre.

La Place royalle, ou L'Amoureux extravagant. Comédie.

1637 EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 Unknown
1017 CORNEILLE, Pierre.

Heraclius empereur d'Orient, tragédie.

1647 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 Unknown
1018 CORNEILLE, Pierre.

Agesilas, tragédie. En vers libres rimez

1666 EUR 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 Unknown
1019 CORNEILLE, Pierre.

Théâtre, avec des commentaires, et autres morceaux intéressants. Nouvelle édition, augmentée.

1776 EUR 400.00 - 600.00 Unknown
1020 [CRÉBILLON FILS (Cl.-Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon, dit)].

La Nuit et le moment; ou Les Matinées de Cythère. Dialogue.

1755 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 Unknown
1021 CRENNE, Hélisenne de.

Les Angoysses douloureuses qui procèdent d'amours.

[vers 1539] EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 Unknown
1022 CRENNE, Hélisenne de.

Les Angoysses douloureuses qui procèdent d'amours. Première [-tierce] partie.

[1541?] EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 Unknown
1023 DAMVILLIERS, sieur de [pseud. de NICOLE, Pierre].

Les Imaginaires, ou lettres sur l'hérésie imaginaire.

1667 EUR 800.00 - 1,200.00 Unknown
1024 DANTE ALIGHIERI.

Convivio di Dante Alighierei Fiorentino.

1490 EUR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 Unknown
1025 DANTE ALIGHIERI.

L'amoroso convivio, con la additione, et molti suoi notandi, accuramente revisto et emendato.

1531 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 Unknown
1026 DEFOE, Daniel

A Journal of the Plague Year: being Observations of Memorials, of the most remarkable occurences, as well publick as private, which happened in London during the last great visitation in 1665.

1722 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 Unknown
1027 DESBORDES-VALMORE, Marceline.

Poésies, avec une notice par M. Sainte-Beuve.

1842 EUR 400.00 - 600.00 Unknown
1028 DESCARTES, René.

Discours de la méthode pour bien conduire sa raison, & chercher la vérité dans les sciences. Plus la dioptrique. Les météorites. Et la géométrie. Quand sont des essais de cete méthode.

1637 EUR 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 Unknown
1029 DESMARETS DE SAINT SORLIN, Jean.

La Deffense du poëme héroïque, avec quelques remarques sur les oeuvres satyriques du sieur D***. Dialogues en vers et en prose.

1674 EUR 800.00 - 1,200.00 Unknown
1030 [DIDEROT, Denis].

Pensées philosophiques. La Haye, aux dépens de la Compagnie

1746 EUR 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 Unknown
1031 DIDEROT, Denis.

Les Bijoux indiscrets.

s.d. [1748] EUR 600.00 - 800.00 Unknown
  • <center><b>Firsts Online Rare Book Fair<br> 27 November to 2 December<br><br> Presented by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association</b>
  • <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 1st<br>Antique and modern prints,<br>drawings and paintings</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 2nd<br>Photographs, autographs, musical works and manuscripts</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 3rd<br>Books from XV to XX Century</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 3rd<br>Mathematics books</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 3rd<br>Art books from Salvador Dalí<br>& others</b>
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