• <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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Forum Auctions

Auction Info

Auction Name
Forum Auctions @ Artsy
Auction Date
11/03/2020 - 11/03/2020
Sale Number
#2177
Total Lots
64
Sold Lots
30
Lots Sold
46.88%
Unsold Lots
34
Total Sales (GBP)
54,090.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
40,100.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
55,700.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
107,950.00
High Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
152,600.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
35.45%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
2 Andy Warhol (1928-1987)

Ladies and Gentlemen (Feldman & Schellmann 130)

1975 GBP 7,000.00 - 9,000.00 GBP 8,450.00
5 Ed Ruscha (b.1937)

Zoot Soot (Dedicated to the Memory of Richard Duardo)

2019 GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 GBP 7,800.00
7 Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997)

Landscape 2 (Corlett 52)

1967 GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 GBP 5,980.00
31 Fernand Léger (1881-1955)

Nu au feuillage

circa 1931-32 GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 GBP 4,690.00
17 Agnes Martin (1912-2004)

Untitled

1973 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 4,160.00
60 Picasso (Pablo) Negre (Bloch 633, Baer 841),

Etching, 1949.

1949 GBP 2,000.00 - 2,500.00 GBP 4,020.00
23 The Connor Brothers (b.1968)

Absence Makes The Days Grow Longer

2019 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 2,680.00
52

Copyright Fallen Angel

2015 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 2,010.00
9 Mel Bochner (b.1940)

Untitled (From the Couples Portfolio)

1993 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 1,950.00
48 Eddie Martinez (b.1977)

No Title 5

2016 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 1,950.00
41 KAWS (b.1974)

GONE

2019 GBP 500.00 - 700.00 GBP 1,690.00
55 Cope2 (b.1968)

Street Piece on Canvas

2013 GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 1,300.00
43 Ben Frost (b.1980)

Life- 100 tablets Pink and Blue (set of two)

2014 GBP 800.00 - 1,000.00 GBP 1,040.00
20 Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968)

Brochure for the Julien Levy Gallery Exhibition Man Ray April 1945

1945 GBP 700.00 - 1,000.00 GBP 845.00
61 David Hockney (b.1937)

Little Boodge

1993 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 650.00
63 Andy Warhol (1928-1987) & Keith Haring (1958-1990)

20th Montreux Jazz Festival (Marechal 47)

1986 GBP 500.00 - 700.00 GBP 650.00
15 Salvador Dali (1904-1989)

Adam and Eve - The Garden of Eden (Field 79-7-C)

1979 GBP 500.00 - 700.00 GBP 598.00
47 Michael Craig-Martin (b.1941)

Art for Life

2020 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 520.00
10 Julian Opie (b.1958)

Woman taking off man's shirt (Cristea p.244)

2003 GBP 500.00 - 700.00 GBP 494.00
13 Blek Le Rat (b.1951)

Golden Rat (on black background)

2020 GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 455.00
  • <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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