• <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Joseph F. Kernan, <i>College Football,</i> oil on canvas, <i>The Saturday Evening Post</i> cover, 1932. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Joseph C. Leyendecker, <i>Golfer Lighting a Cigarette,</i> oil on canvas, c.1920. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Howard Chandler Christy, <i>In the Field,</i> charcoal & watercolor, published in <i>Scribner’s,</i> 1902. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> N.C. Wyeth, <i>Standish Reading,</i> pen & ink, for <i>The Courtship of Miles Standish,</i> 1920. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Johnanna Stewart Mapes, <i>A Fairy Book,</i> conté crayon, for <i>St. Nicholas Magazine,</i> 1907. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Arnold Lobel, pen & ink, for <i>The Frog & Toad Coloring Book,</i> 1981. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Antonio Lopez, <i>Today’s Fashions,</i> study for <i>The New York Times,</i> 1981. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Charles Schulz, <i>“I’ll have to go back to the house…I forgot my rubbers…”</i> pen & ink, original 4-panel <i>Peanuts comic,</i> 1960. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Constantin Alajalov, <i>Family Tree,</i> watercolor and gouache, cover for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1938. Estimate $3,000 to $4,000.
  • <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
    <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
    <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 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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Auction Info

Auction Name
Rare Books and Autographs
Auction Date
12/15/2020 - 12/15/2020
Sale Number
#723
Total Lots
474
Sold Lots
320
Lots Sold
67.51%
Unsold Lots
154
Total Sales (EUR)
279,625.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
172,045.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
207,000.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
326,505.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
393,225.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
71.11%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
454 Dalì, Salvador

Biblia Sacra vulgatae editionis.

EUR 31,250.00 - 37,500.00 EUR 31,250.00
288 Zocchi, Giuseppe

Vedute delle ville e d'altri luoghi della Toscana.

1744 EUR 12,500.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 12,500.00
430

Lotto composto da 12 carte geografiche in coloritura antica di Claudio Tolomeo del 1482-86M. il re di Sardegna [...]

1482-86 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 6,875.00
182 Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de

El ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha.

1780 EUR 3,750.00 - 4,500.00 EUR 6,000.00
449 Fontani, Francesco

Viaggio pittorico della Toscana.

1801-03 EUR 5,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 5,000.00
411 Blaeu, Jan

Nuevo Atlas de la regno de Escocia y Yrlandia.

1659 EUR 4,375.00 - 5,250.00 EUR 4,750.00
249 Verneuil, Maurice

Pillard L'animal dans la décoration.

1897 EUR 625.00 - 750.00 EUR 4,250.00
423

Lotto composto dal Plan of the city of New Orleans

1837 EUR 250.00 - 300.00 EUR 4,000.00
262 Bartolozzi, Francesco , e Giuseppe Zocchi.

I dodici mesi dell'anno.

[secolo XVIII]. EUR 1,250.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 3,750.00
183 Foresti, Giacomo Filippo .

El ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha.

1524 EUR 1,875.00 - 2,250.00 EUR 3,750.00
439 Guicciardini, Lodovico

Descrittione di tutti i Paesi Bassi, altrimenti detti Germania Inferiore.

1581 EUR 1,250.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 3,500.00
240 Torsellini, Orazio

De vita Francisci Xaverii qui primus è Societate Iesu in India, & Iaponia Evangelium promulgavit.

1594 EUR 500.00 - 600.00 EUR 3,250.00
257 Durand, André

La Toscane. Album monumental et pittoresque.

1863 EUR 1,875.00 - 2,250.00 EUR 3,250.00
276 Palladio, Andrea

Le fabbriche e i disegni di Andrea Palladio raccolti ed illustrati da Ottavio Bertotti Scamozzi

EUR 1,875.00 - 2,250.00 EUR 3,250.00
373 Fransone, Agostino

Nobiltà di Genova di Agostino Fransone del fu Tomaso nobile genovese all'ill.mo & ecc.mo signor prencipe Doria.

1636 EUR 2,125.00 - 2,550.00 EUR 3,000.00
149

Vocabularius juris utriusque.

1498 EUR 375.00 - 450.00 EUR 3,000.00
204 Tata, Domenico

Catalogo di una raccolta di pietre dure native di Sicilia.

1772 EUR 1,500.00 - 1,800.00 EUR 2,750.00
438 Belzoni, Giovanni Battista

Atlas des voyages, recherches et découvertes de G. Belzoni en Egypte et en Nubie.

1821 EUR 625.00 - 750.00 EUR 2,750.00
250 Bossi, Benigno

Raccolta di disegni originali di Fra.co Mazzola detto il Parmigianino.

[dopo il 1772]. EUR 2,500.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 2,500.00
268 Picart, Bernard

Ceremonies et coutumes religieuses de tous les peuples du monde.

1723-39. EUR 2,180.00 - 2,625.00 EUR 2,250.00
  • <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>Carolina Parrot, Plate 26.</i> London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. $125,000 to $175,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>Fish Hawk or Osprey, Plate 81.</i> London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. $145,000 to $175,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>Brown Pelican, Plate 421.</i> London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. $75,000 to $100,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> DE BRY, Johann Theodore, attributed to. Pair of Watercolor studies of Tulips. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> FUERTES, Louis Agassiz. <i>Alaskan Brown Bear.</i> Watercolor and gouache on board. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> HILL, Thomas. <i>Big Trees.</i> Oil on canvas. c. 1903. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> GOULD, John. <i>A Monograph of the Macropodidae or Family of Kangaroos.</i> London: by the author, August 1st 1841-May 1st 1842. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> GOULD, John. <i>A Monograph of the Odontophorinae, or Partridges of America.</i> London: Richard and John E. Taylor for the Author, [1844]-1850. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> JANSSONIUS, Joannes. <i>Atlantis majoris quinta pars, orbem maritimum seu omnium marium…</i> Amsterdam: Joannes Janssonius, 1652. $50,000 to $80,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> DONCKER, Hendrik. <i>De Zee-Atlas ofte Water-Waereld, vertoonende alle de Zee-Kusten van het bekende deel des Aerd-Bodems.</i> Amsterdam: Henrick Doncker, [1658-1665]. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> BURR, David. <i>Map of the City and County of New York with the Adjacent Country.</i> Engraved map with original hand color. Ithaca, NY: Stone & Clark, 1839. $9,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> CURRIER, Nathaniel and IVES, James Merritt. <i>The City of New York.</i> Lithograph with original hand color. New York: Currier & Ives, 1884. $15,000 to $20,000.
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