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Galerie Bassenge

Auction Info

Auction Name
Literature and Autographs
Auction Date
10/07/2020 - 10/07/2020
Sale Number
#116LT
Total Lots
695
Sold Lots
387
Lots Sold
55.68%
Unsold Lots
308
Total Sales (EUR)
292,533.20
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
223,970.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
223,970.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
385,160.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
385,160.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
75.95%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
2603 Bloch, Ernst

79 Briefe u. 4 Postkarten

1929-1949. EUR 18,000.00 - 18,000.00 EUR 17,220.00
2683 Friedrich II., der Große, König von Preußen

Eigenhändiger Brief des Sechzehnjährigen

1728 EUR 5,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 9,840.00
2089a Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von

Faust, Tragédie

1828 EUR 12,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 9,840.00
2738 Hermine, Deutsche Kaiserin

170 Briefe und Karten

1929-1947. EUR 3,600.00 - 3,600.00 EUR 9,225.00
2625 Lenard, Philipp

20 Briefe und Postkarten+ Beilagen

1910 - 1933. EUR 8,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 7,380.00
2268 Grimmelshausen, Hans Jakob Christoffel v.

Gantz neu eingerichteter abentheuerlicher Simplicius Simplicissimus

um 1671. EUR 4,500.00 - 4,500.00 EUR 7,380.00
2601 Adorno, Theodor W.

Briefwechsel und Manuskripte

Ca. 1954-1964. EUR 7,500.00 - 7,500.00 EUR 6,150.00
2517 Lechter, Melchior

Sammlung von 19 Briefen und Postkarten

1933-1937. EUR 6,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 5,658.00
2568 Rilke, Rainer Maria

Brief 1899

EUR 3,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 5,166.00
2691 Friedrich Wilhelm, Kurfürst von Brandenburg

Landtags-Recess

1653 EUR 1,800.00 - 1,800.00 EUR 5,166.00
2770 Debussy, Claude

Foto mit Widmung

1906 EUR 2,200.00 - 2,200.00 EUR 4,428.00
2543 Karschin, Anna Louisa

Brief-Gedicht an Daniel Chodowiecki

1786 EUR 1,200.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 4,428.00
2668 Wallenstein, Albrecht von

Eigenhänd. Brief

1622 EUR 5,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 4,305.00
2392 Muster- bzw. Verkaufsbuch für Oblaten

Muster- bzw. Verkaufsbuch für Oblaten

Um 1900. EUR 3,500.00 - 3,500.00 Not Sold
2599 Zweig, Stefan

Brief 1936 an Viktor Zuckerkandl

1936 EUR 450.00 - 450.00 EUR 3,936.00
2039 Deutschland

Deutschland

1796 EUR 2,500.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 3,690.00
2548 Lenau, Nicolaus

Gedichtmanuskript "Tubal"

ca. 1836. EUR 3,200.00 - 3,200.00 EUR 3,198.00
2550 Lenau, Nicolaus

Gedichtmanuskript "An Natalie"

1838 EUR 2,500.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 3,198.00
2605 Botaniker in der Habsburger Monarchie

145 Briefe und Karten

1822-1935. EUR 4,500.00 - 4,500.00 EUR 2,829.00
2766 Adorno, Theodor W.

Brief 1967

1967 EUR 450.00 - 450.00 EUR 2,706.00
  • <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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