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Christies

Auction Info

Auction Name
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Auction Date
11/03/2020 - 11/03/2020
Sale Number
#18912
Total Lots
132
Sold Lots
0
Lots Sold
0.00%
Unsold Lots
132
Total Sales (EUR)
0.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
0.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
0.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
550,500.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
793,050.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
-0.02%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
18 COLONNA, Francesco (1433-1527)

Hypnerotomachie ou Discours du songe de Poliphile, Deduisant comme Amour le combat à l'occasion de Polia.

1561 EUR 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 Unknown
19 COMMYNES, Philippe de (1447-1511)

Cronique et hystoire faicte et composee par feu messier Philippe de Commines, chevalier, seigneur d’Argenton, contenant les choses advenues durant le regne du roy Loys unziesme… Nouvellement reveue et corrigee.

1526 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 Unknown
20 COWPER, William (1666-1709)

Anatomia Corporum Humanorum Centum et Viginti Tabulis... ad Vivum expressis.

1750 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 Unknown
21

Le Registre des ans passez puis la creation du monde jusques a lannee presente Mil cinq cens XXXII.

1532 EUR 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 Unknown
22 RUSTING, Salomon van (1652-c. 1713)

Het Schouw-Toneel des Doods; waar op na't leeven vertoont word De Dood op den Throon des Aard-Bodems: Heerschende over alle Staaten en Volkeren...

1735 EUR 300.00 - 400.00 Unknown
23 DESCARTES, René (1596-1650)

De homine figuris, et latinitate donatus a Florentio Schuyl.

1664 EUR 400.00 - 500.00 Unknown
24 DIDEROT, Denis (1713-1784)

Jacques le Fataliste et son maître.

1796 EUR 600.00 - 900.00 Unknown
25 DU FAIL, Noël (circa 1520-1591)

Les Contes et discours d'Eutrapel, par le feu seigneur de La Hérissaye, gentilhomme breton.

1585 EUR 700.00 - 1,000.00 Unknown
26 ERASME, Desiderius Erasmus (c. 1467-1536)

L'Eloge de la folie.

1751 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 Unknown
27 FROISSART, Jean (circa 1337- circa 1410)

Le premier [-quart] volume de Froissart, des croniques de France, d’Angleterre, d’Escoce, d’Espaigne, de Bretaigne, de Gascongne, de Flandres et lieux circonvoisins.

1505 et 1514 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 Unknown
28 GRÉGOIRE IX (1170-1241)

Decretalium copiosum argumentum. Divisiones glosarum ex Johanis andree novella diligenter deprompte: hic diligenter annotantur.

1515 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 Unknown
29 GUYSE, Jacques de (c. 1340 - 1399)

Le Premier (Second / Tiers) Volume des Illustrations de la Gaulle Belgique, antiquitez des Pays de Haynnau et de la gra(n)d cité des Belges ; a présent dicte Bavay dont procèdent les chaussées de Brunehault.

1531-1532. EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 Unknown
30 HAER, Florent Van der (1547-1634)

De initiis tumultuum Belgicorum… libri II.

1587 EUR 400.00 - 500.00 Unknown
31 [HOOGHE, Romeyn de (1645-1708)]

La Manière de se bien préparer à la Mort, par des considérations sur la Cène, la Passion & la Mort de Jesus-Christ, avec de très-belles estampes emblématiques, expliquées par Mr. De Chertablon…

1700 EUR 400.00 - 600.00 Unknown
32

Sensuyt le jardin de plaisance & fleur de rethorique...

1525 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 Unknown
33 KEPLER, Johannes (1571-1630)

Epitome astronomiae Copernicanae…

1618, « 1622 » [1620] et 1621. EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 Unknown
34 LA FONTAINE, Jean de (1621-1695)

Les Amours de Psyché et de Cupidon, avec le poème d’Adonis.

1795 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 Unknown
35 LA FONTAINE, Jean de (1621-1695)

Les Amours de Psyché et de Cupidon, suivies d’Adonis, poème.

1797 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 Unknown
36 LE HAY, Jacques (vers 1645-vers 1713)

Recueil de cent estampes représentant différentes Nations du Levant, tirées sur les tableaux peints d’après nature en 1707 et 1708 par les ordres de M. de Ferriol, Ambassadeur du Roi à la Porte, et gravées en 1712 et 1713 par les soins de M. Le Hay. [Avec

1714-1715. EUR 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 Unknown
37 LESAGE, Alain René (1668-1747)

Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane.

1795 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 Unknown
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>James Bond: A Collection of<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>The Property of a Gentleman<br>11 November 2020<br>London</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | <i>Casino Royale,</i> 1953, first edition, presentation copy. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | <i>Live and Let Die,</i> 1954, first edition, presentation copy inscribed to Winston Churchill. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | <i>Moonraker,</i> 1955, first edition, presentation copy inscribed to Raymond Chandler. £70,000 to £100,000.
    <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>James Bond: A Collection of<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>The Property of a Gentleman<br>11 November 2020<br>London</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | Diamonds are Forever, [1955-56], the final revised typescript. £80,000 to £120,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | <i>The Spy Who Loved Me,</i> 1962, first edition, presentation copy to Robert Kennedy. £35,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | <i>From Russia, With Love,</i> 1957, first edition. £2,000 to £3,000
  • <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 Nov 17:</b> Jane Austen, <i>Pride & Prejudice,</i> 3 volumes, first edition, London, 1813. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> John Hancock, Uncommon Privateer Commission, signed as President of Continental Congress, 1777. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Frank Lloyd Wright, photograph signed & inscribed. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Abraham Lincoln, document signed conscripting troops for first national draft in U.S., 1863. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Jane Austen, <i>Sense & Sensibility,</i> 3 volumes, first edition, London, 1811. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Charles Dickens, <i>American Notes for General Circulation,</i> first edition, inscribed to Richard Henry Dana, Jr., London, 1842. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> John Maynard Keynes, <i>The General Theory of Employment, Interest & Money,</i> first edition, London, 1936. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Alexandre Raymond, <i>L’Art Islamique en Orient,</i> 2 volumes, first editions, Péra-Constantinople, 1922-24. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Igor Stravinsky, autograph musical quotation signed, 3 bars from <i>Perséphone,</i> 1936. $1,500 to $2,500.
  • <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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