Auction Reports

Bruun Rasmussen

Auction Info

Auction Name
Books
Auction Date
10/06/2020 - 10/06/2020
Sale Number
#2041b
Total Lots
137
Sold Lots
125
Lots Sold
91.24%
Unsold Lots
12
Total Sales (DKK)
831,937.50
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (DKK)
489,000.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (DKK)
633,800.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (DKK)
540,900.00
High Estimate of All Lots (DKK)
696,200.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
119.50%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
6161

[Videnskabernes Selskab]: Skrifter, som udi det Kiøbenhavnske Selskab af Lærdoms [...]. 12 vols. Cph 1745-1779. (12)

1745-1779. DKK 8,000.00 - 10,000.00 DKK 45,000.00
6113

Interesting collection of 45 vols. on mostly Danish topography and history. 17th-19th century. In nice bindings. (45)

17th-19th century. DKK 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 DKK 45,000.00
6112 Herman Veigere

Herman Veigere: En Ræffue Bog som kaldes paa Tyske Reinicke Foss. 1555. Housed in box (Jens E. Hansen).

1555 DKK 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 DKK 33,750.00
6156 Hans A. Brorson

Hans A. Brorson: Svanesang. 1765. 1. udg. Samt. helldr.bd. Med kobbestukket titelblad.

1765 DKK 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 DKK 30,000.00
6106 Anders Sørensen Vedel

Anders Sørensen Vedel, Saxo Grammaticus: Den Danske Krønicke. Cph 1575.

1575 DKK 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 DKK 28,750.00
6109 B.S. Ingemann

B.S. Ingemann: Collection of 24 vols. by Ingemann incl., 10 vols. inscribed by the author. Various bindings. (24)

DKK 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 DKK 27,500.00
6082 J. E. C. Walter

J. E. C. Walter: Prospekter af Söndermarken eller Kiöbenhavn og Omegn. 2 vols. With 15 hand-coloured illustrations.

DKK 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 DKK 23,750.00
6087 Martin Luther

Martin Luther: Huspostille offuer alle Søndagers oc de besynderligste Høytiders [...]. 1564. Housed in modern box.

1564 DKK 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 DKK 21,875.00
6084 Carsten Niebuhr

Carsten Niebuhr: Reisebeschreibung nach Arabien und anderen umliegenden Ländern. 2 vols. Cph 1774-1778. (2)

1774-1778. DKK 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 DKK 20,625.00
6111

Collection of 19 vols. of Illustreret Tidende. 1859-78. Folio. With crowned monogram of Princess Thyra of Denmark. (19)

1859-78. DKK 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 DKK 20,000.00
6170 Bertolt Brecht

Bertolt Brecht: Bertholt Brecht: Svendborger Gedichte. Malik Verlag 1939. Limited (this #90) and signed edition.

1939 DKK 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 DKK 16,875.00
6148 Ludvig Holberg

Ludvig Holberg: Introduction til de fornemste Europæiske Rigers Historier. (Debut). Cph: Jacob Bornheinrich 1711.

1711 DKK 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 DKK 15,625.00
6114 Carsten Niebuhr

Carsten Niebuhr: Beschreibung von Arabien. [...]. Cph. 1772. + Reisebeschreibung nach Arabien [...]· 2 vols. (3)

1772 DKK 15,000.00 - 15,000.00 DKK 15,000.00
6120 Bertolt Brecht

Bertolt Brecht: Svendborger Gedichte. Malik Verlag 1939. Limited (this #6) and signed edition. Inscribed to Robert Lund.

1939 DKK 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 DKK 14,375.00
6089 Karen Blixen

Karen Blixen, Jens E. Hansen: Collection of 12 vols. incl. Syv fantastiske Fortællinger. Vintereventyr. Cph 1942. (12)

1942 DKK 8,000.00 - 10,000.00 DKK 14,375.00
6096 Blix (ed.)

Blix (ed.): Exlex. 1st-2nd year. (All published). Cph 1919–20. Folio. Bound in 2 half morocco bindings. (2)

1919–20. DKK 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 DKK 12,500.00
6090 Ambrosius Stub

Ambrosius Stub: Arier og andre poetiske Stykker. Cph 1771. 1st edition. + 2 vols. (3)

1771 DKK 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 DKK 12,500.00
6188 Knut Hamsun

Knut Hamsun, Jens E. Hansen: 14 vols. All bound with orig. wrappers by various Danish book binders. (14)

DKK 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 DKK 11,250.00
6115 Ludvig Holberg

Ludvig Holberg: Den Danske Skue-Plads udi 5 Tomer. Første - femte Tome. Trykt Aar 1731.

1731 DKK 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 DKK 11,250.00
6104 Hans A. Brorson

Hans A. Brorson: Troens Rare Klenodie. Cph 1739. Bound in cont. full calf housed in modern casette.

1739 DKK 8,000.00 - 10,000.00 DKK 10,000.00
  • <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 Oct 27:</b> Book of Hours with Illuminated Miniatures, France, mid-15th century. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Conradus de Alemania [Halberstadt the Elder], <i>Concordantiae Bibliorum,</i> Strassburg, 1474. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Christopher Marlowe, <i>The Jew of Malta,</i> London, 1633. Earliest extant edition of this antiauthoritarian Elizabethan play. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b><br>Sir Isaac Newton, <i>The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy,</i> first edition in English, 2 volumes, London, 1729. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> John Rae, <i>Narrative of an Expedition to the Shores of the Arctic Sea in 1846 and 1847,</i> first edition, London, 1850. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Philip Pittman, <i>The Present State of the European Settlements on the Mississippi…,</i> first edition, London, 1770. $10,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Cyanotype of an anatomy class at Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1895. $300 to $400.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Equine veterinary formulary, manuscript on paper, East Earl, Pennsylvania, circa 1860. $400 to $600.
  • <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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