• <center><b>Firsts Online Rare Book Fair<br> 27 November to 2 December<br><br> Presented by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association</b>
  • <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.

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Auction Info

Auction Name
Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 8/21
Auction Date
08/31/2020 - 08/31/2020
Sale Number
#83120
Total Lots
65
Sold Lots
60
Lots Sold
92.31%
Unsold Lots
5
Total Sales (EUR)
16,249.72
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
6,635.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
8,275.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
10,185.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
12,325.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
131.84%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
39950301 Johan Ullrich Krauss

Historischer Bilder Bibel

1694/1700 Not Available EUR 3,052.00
39961789 Sansovino Francesco

Della Origine et de' Fatti delle Famiglie Illustri d' Italia

1609 Not Available EUR 1,635.00
39325611 Ludovico Guicciardino

Belgicae, sive Inferioris Germaniae, Descriptio

1635/1633 EUR 500.00 - 700.00 EUR 873.09
40025295 Grimeston

A Generall Historie of the Netherlands

1627 EUR 800.00 - 900.00 EUR 872.00
39971711 Stevens, K. (Charles Estienne), Liebaut, J.

De Velt-bouw ofte Landt-winninghe [..]Visschen te vangen: Ackerlant te winnen: Wijngaerden te [...]

1627 EUR 700.00 - 800.00 EUR 654.00
39952711 Jan Vos

Alle de gedichten van den Poëet Jan Vos - 2 delen in 1 band

1671/1654 EUR 275.00 - 375.00 EUR 599.50
39970565 Johan van Beverwyck

Joh. van Beverwycks Wercken der Genees-Konste,

1671/1672 EUR 250.00 - 350.00 EUR 599.50
40022731 Nicolas Besoigne

Le Parfait estat de la france comme elle est Gouvernée à Present

1656 EUR 700.00 - 800.00 EUR 523.20
39995645 Esope et Monsieur de La Fontaine

Esope en Bonne Humeur

1690 Not Available EUR 512.30
39964977 Claudii Francisci Milliet Dechales

Cursus seu Mundus Mathematicus

1690 EUR 400.00 - 500.00 EUR 457.80
39968901 Charles Dellon

Nouvelle relation d’un voyage fait aux Indes orientales

1699 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 457.80
40030813 Martin Luther

Biblia. Das Neue Testament unsers Herrn Jesu Christi:Martin Luther

1691 Not Available EUR 403.30
39998117 Giovanni Battista Manso

Erocallia overo Dell'amore e della bellezza dialoghi XII

1628 EUR 400.00 - 500.00 EUR 392.40
39953503 (Cornelis Bosch / Gerardt Brand ?)

Waerachtige historie van 't geslachte, geboorte, leven, bedrijf, van J. van Olden-Barnevelt

1669 Not Available EUR 328.09
39970163 Laurens van Zanten

Treur-tooneel der Doorluchtige Vrouwen, of Op en Ondergang [...] Beruchte Vrouwelijke Personagien

1699 EUR 250.00 - 300.00 EUR 305.20
39933231 Jean Besly

Histoire des Comtes de Poictou et Ducs de Guyenne Contenant ce qui s'est passé de plus mémorable

1647 EUR 400.00 - 450.00 EUR 272.50
39969675 Mariotte

Traitté de la percussion ou choc des corps

1684 EUR 200.00 - 300.00 EUR 223.45
39899263 P.C.F. Menestrier

La nouvelle Methode du Blason

1698 Not Available EUR 218.00
39926349 Antoine Furetière

Essais d'un dictionaire universel

1685 EUR 450.00 - 500.00 EUR 218.00
40024891 Origenes

Origenis in Sacras scripturas Commentaria

1685 EUR 200.00 - 300.00 EUR 218.00
  • <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.
  • <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>
  • <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.
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