• <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>
  • <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

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Auction Info

Auction Name
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Auction Date
11/03/2020 - 11/03/2020
Sale Number
#18912
Total Lots
132
Sold Lots
110
Lots Sold
83.33%
Unsold Lots
22
Total Sales (EUR)
1,164,875.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
428,900.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
618,850.00
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.
146.89%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
63 BEATO, Felice (1832 – 1909)

Delhi & Amritsur.

ca. 1860 EUR 80,000.00 - 120,000.00 EUR 375,000.00
86 [RIMBAUD, Arthur (1854-1891) & Paul VERLAINE (1844-1896)] - RÉGAMEY, Félix (1844-1906)

Lettre autographe signée à son frère Frédéric Régamey, illustrée d'un double portrait de Rimbaud et Verlaine.

1872 EUR 70,000.00 - 100,000.00 EUR 200,000.00
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 EUR 40,000.00
51 SADE, Donatien Alphonse François, marquis de (1740-1814)

Justine ou Les Malheurs de la Vertu.

1791 EUR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 EUR 37,500.00
81 MUSSET, Alfred de (1810-1857)

Un spectacle dans un fauteuil. - & - Un spectacle dans un fauteuil – Prose.

1833; 1834 EUR 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 EUR 33,750.00
124 SEMPÉ, Jean-Jacques (né en 1932)

''Le château de sable''.

1970 EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 27,500.00
33 KEPLER, Johannes (1571-1630)

Epitome astronomiae Copernicanae…

1618, « 1622 » [1620] et 1621. EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 25,000.00
15 BOCCACE, Jean (1313-1375)

Il Decamerone… è varie figure nuovamente stampato et ricorretto per messer Antoni Brucioli…

1542 EUR 12,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 20,000.00
80 MELLING, Antoine-Ignace (1763-1831)

Sept vues des Pyrénées, chacune inscrite et numérotée (sur le montage), parues dans J.A. Cervini de Macerata (1778-18..),

1826-1838. EUR 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 EUR 15,000.00
40 LYCOSTHENES, Conrad WOLFFHART, dit (1518-1561)

Prodigiorum ac ostentorum chronicon… Bâle : Henri Petri, 1557.

1557 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 14,375.00
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 EUR 13,750.00
58 [VOLTAIRE] MOREAU LE JEUNE, Jean-Michel Moreau, dit (1741-1814)

Estampes destinées à orner les éditions de M. de Voltaire.

EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 12,500.00
59 VOLTAIRE, François-Marie Arouet, dit (1694-1778)

Œuvres complètes.

1785-1789. EUR 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 12,500.00
101 DUNOYER DE SEGONZAC, André (1884-1974) -- COLETTE, Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, dite (1873-1954)

La Treille Muscate.

1932 EUR 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 12,500.00
120 PICASSO, Pablo (1881-1973) -- BENOIT, Pierre André (1921-1993)

Meurs.

1960 EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 11,875.00
65 CASTELLAN, Antoine-Laurent (1772-1838)

Mœurs, usages, costumes des Othomans, et abrégé de leur histoire...

1812 EUR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 10,000.00
90 [RIMBAUD, Arthur (1854-1891)] - LOSSEAU, Léon (1869-1949)

Lettre autographe signée à Paul Bergmans, relative à 'Une saison en Enfer', datée à Mons, le 6 novembre 1919.

1919 EUR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 10,000.00
9 ALBINUS, Bernard Siegfried (1697-1770)

Tables of the Skeleton and Muscles of the Human Body.

1749 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 10,000.00
125 SEMPÉ, Jean-Jacques (né en 1932)

''Le salaud''.

1972 EUR 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 EUR 9,375.00
7 PIERRE LOMBARD (circa 1096-1160)

Les Sentences, en latin, manuscrit décoré sur vélin

seconde moitié du XIIIe siècle. EUR 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 9,375.00
  • <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.
  • <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.
  • <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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