• <center><b>Rare Book Fair<br>Stuttgart<br>29 Jan – 1 Feb 2021</b>
    <center><b>Rare Book Fair<br>Stuttgart<br>29 Jan – 1 Feb 2021</b>
    <center><b>Rare Book Fair<br>Stuttgart<br>29 Jan – 1 Feb 2021</b>
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 18:</b> Manuel Orazi, <i>La Maison Moderne,</i> 1900. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 18:</b> Maxfield Parrish, <i>The Century, Midsummer Holiday Number,</i> 1897. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 18:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Medee, Sarah Bernhardt,</i> 1898. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 18:</b> H.A. Volodimer, <i>Grand Prix d’Endurance de 24 Heures,</i> 1923. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 18:</b> Aldo Mazza, <i>Vini d’Italia,</i> circa 1920. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 18:</b> Leonetto Cappiello, <i>l’Oie d’Or,</i> circa 1930. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 18:</b> <i>James Bond Does It Everywhere in “Thunderball!”</i> designer unknown, 1965. $1,500 to $2,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 18:</b> Emil Cardinaux, <i>Palace Hotel, St. Moritz,</i> 1920. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 18:</b> Joseph C. Leyendecker, <i>“Contour” Arrow Form-Fit Collars,</i> 1917. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 18:</b> Sascha Maurer, <i>Ski at Lake Placid,</i> 1938. $2,500 to $3,500.
  • <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Auction<br>Jan. 30 & 31, 2021</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Rare 1778 Engraved map of Colonial Philadelphia after George Heap (1714-1752) and Nicholas Scull (1687-1761). $10,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Author signed and inscribed <i>THE FOUNTAINHEAD,</i> stated First Edition, by Ayn Rand, published by The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, New York, 1943. $2,000 to $2,400.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851) hand-colored aquatint engraving, "Yellow-billed Magpie, Stellers Jay, Ultramarine Jay and Clark's Crow," Plate Number CCCLXII. $1,800 to $2,200.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Auction<br>Jan. 30 & 31, 2021</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) autograph letter, signed, as President, to Nathan Reid detailing Jackson’s intervention on behalf of Reid's grandson. $1,800 to $2,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Edward Steichen (Luxembourg/American, 1879-1973) portfolio of photographs, "The Early Years 1900-1927, 12 Hand-Gravure Prints" #41/1000, printed in 1981. $1,400 to $1,600.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, TLS, one-page typed letter on The White House, Washington, D.C., stationary to John Marshall Butler. $1,400 to $1,600.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Auction<br>Jan. 30 & 31, 2021</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Two Pre-Civil War slave related letters, including one written by Mariah, a female domestic slave of James Vincent Musgrove (1814-1890) to her daughter. $1,000 to $1,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Two author signed and inscribed Ayn Rand related books, including one Rand signed <i>WE THE LIVING,</i> London 1940 edition. $1,000 to $1,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> PLAN DE LA VILLE DE MEMPHIS (ETATS-UNIS) 40,000 HABITANTS pen and ink with watercolor hand drawn drainage system map, circa 1870. $700 to $900.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Auction<br>Jan. 30 & 31, 2021</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Scarce Mezzotint portrait of Thomas Pownall, Colonial Governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay (1757-1760) and South Carolina (1760). $600 to $700.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> VIEW OF NORFOLK FROM COSPORT, VIRGINIA, John Hill, engraver, after John Shaw (U.K., 1776-1832). $600 to $700.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> THE BURNING OF THE MERCHANT'S EXCHANGE, NEW YORK CITY -THE GREAT FIRE OF DECEMBER, 1835. Scarce color lithograph, a 1909 reissue of the original 1836 print. $500 to $700.

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Auction Info

Auction Name
Fine Books and Manuscripts
Auction Date
11/17/2020 - 11/17/2020
Sale Number
#2551
Total Lots
301
Sold Lots
272
Lots Sold
90.37%
Unsold Lots
29
Total Sales (USD)
688,772.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
419,100.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
617,000.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
437,000.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
643,600.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
107.02%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
136 AUSTEN, JANE.

AUSTEN, JANE. Pride and Prejudice: A Novel. In Three Volumes.

1813 USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 75,000.00
141 AUSTEN, JANE.

AUSTEN, JANE. Sense and Sensibility: A Novel. In Three Volumes.

1811 USD 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 USD 57,500.00
164 DICKENS, CHARLES.

DICKENS, CHARLES. American Notes for General Circulation.

1842 USD 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 USD 35,000.00
65 WASHINGTON, GEORGE.

WASHINGTON, GEORGE. Partly-printed Document Signed, "G:Washington," as President,

1794 USD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00 USD 22,500.00
45 LINCOLN, ABRAHAM.

LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. Partly-printed Document Signed, as President,

1863 USD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00 USD 18,750.00
133 AUSTEN, JANE.

AUSTEN, JANE. Mansfield Park: A Novel. In Three Volumes.

1814 USD 5,000.00 - 7,500.00 USD 16,250.00
131 AUSTEN, JANE.

AUSTEN, JANE. Emma: A Novel. In Three Volumes. By the Author of "Pride and Prejudice" &c. &c.

1816 USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 15,000.00
4 HAMILTON, ALEXANDER.

HAMILTON, ALEXANDER. Autograph Letter Signed, "AHamilton," as Secretary of the Treasury, to the president and directors of the New York

1792 USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD 11,875.00
125 PISSARRO, CAMILLE.

PISSARRO, CAMILLE. Illustrated Autograph Letter Signed, "C Pissarro," to his son ("My dear Lucien"), in French,

1883 USD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 USD 11,250.00
135 AUSTEN, JANE.

AUSTEN, JANE. Northanger Abbey: and Persuasion.

1818 USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 10,625.00
137 AUSTEN, JANE.

AUSTEN, JANE. Pride and Prejudice: A Novel. In Three Volumes. By the Author of "Sense and Sensibility."

1813 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 10,625.00
138 AUSTEN, JANE.

AUSTEN, JANE. Pride and Prejudice: A Novel. In Two Volumes.

1817 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 9,750.00
209 KEATS, JOHN.

KEATS, JOHN. Lamia, Isabella, the Eve of St. Agnes, and Other Poems.

1820 USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 9,375.00
1 (AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) HANCOCK, JOHN.

(AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) HANCOCK, JOHN. Partly-printed Document Signed, as President of the Continental Congress,

1777 USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 9,375.00
46 LINCOLN, ABRAHAM.

LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. Partly-printed Document Signed, as President,

1863 USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD 8,125.00
104 POUND, EZRA.

POUND, EZRA. Introductory Text Book. Signed and Inscribed, "H[umphrey?] Trevelyan / inscribed. / [printed title] / or as / p.s. to [Gui

1938; circa 1938 USD 700.00 - 1,000.00 USD 7,500.00
169 (ECONOMICS.) KEYNES, JOHN MAYNARD.

(ECONOMICS.) KEYNES, JOHN MAYNARD. The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money.

1936 USD 5,000.00 - 7,500.00 USD 7,000.00
215 LEE, HARPER.

LEE, HARPER. To Kill A Mockingbird.

1960 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 6,750.00
120 DISNEY, WALT.

DISNEY, WALT. Photograph Signed and Inscribed, "To our good / friend-- / Bill Levy / Sincerely / Walt Disney / & Mickey Mouse,"

nd USD 3,500.00 - 5,000.00 USD 6,500.00
243 VAN DINE, S.S.

VAN DINE, S.S. The Benson Murder Case.

1926 USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 6,250.00
  • <b><center>Christie’s<br>Paul Destribats:<br>Une Bibliothèque des Avant-gardes<br>Part III<br>2-3 and 4 February 2021</b>
    <b><center>Christie’s<br>Paul Destribats:<br>Une Bibliothèque des Avant-gardes<br>Part III<br>2-3 and 4 February 2021</b>
    <b><center>Christie’s<br>Paul Destribats:<br>Une Bibliothèque des Avant-gardes<br>Part III<br>2-3 and 4 February 2021</b>
    <b><center>Christie’s<br>Paul Destribats:<br>Une Bibliothèque des Avant-gardes<br>Part III<br>2-3 and 4 February 2021</b>
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Schedel (Hartmann). <i>Liber Chronicarum,</i> first edition, Nuremberg, Anton Koberger for Sebald Schreyer and Sebastian Kammermeister, 1493. £30,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> [Greek Orthodox Church].- <i>Menaion,</i> manuscript in Greek, on paper, in Greek letters, [Eastern Mediterranean], [c. 1400]. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> American Revolution.- Loyalist's cow powder horn, engraved with the cypher "GR" for George III surmounted by a crown, an inscription, and on reverse an engraving of the "North River" [Hudson River], 1777. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Illuminated prayer book.- <i>Maria Carcer y Trigueros... Santa Misa y Oraciones,</i> illuminated manuscript in Spanish, on paper, [c. 1850]. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Hardy (Thomas). <i>The Mayor of Casterbridge,</i> 2 vol., first edition in book form, original cloth, 1886. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> [Austen (Jane)]. <i>Emma: A Novel,</i> first edition, Printed for John Murray, 1816. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Brontë (Charlotte). <i>Jane Eyre. An Autobiography,</i> 3 vol., first edition, Smith, Elder and Co., 1847. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Cruikshank (George). <i>The Road to the Derby,</i> one of two proof copies, Raphael Tuck & Sons, 1882. £600 to £800.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Meunier (Charles, binder).- Gruel (Leon). <i>Manuel Historique et Bibliographique de l'Amateur de Reliures,</i> 2 vol., Paris, 1887.-1905. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Burne-Jones (Sir Edward). <i>The Work of Edward Burne-Jones,</i> edited by Philip Burne-Jones, one of 200 copies, [c.1900]. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Nazraeli Press.- <i>Six by Six,</i> 36 vol. [a complete set], one of 100 sets, each with signed photograph, Portland, Or., 2010-16. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Australasia.- Péron (Francois) and Freycinet. <i>Voyage de Découvertes aux Terres Australes,</i> 5 vol. including Atlas, second edition, Paris, 1824. £6,000 to £8,000.
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