• <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
  • <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.
  • <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.

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Auction Info

Auction Name
Ancient and Modern Books
Auction Date
10/14/2020 - 10/14/2020
Sale Number
#106608
Total Lots
303
Sold Lots
200
Lots Sold
66.01%
Unsold Lots
103
Total Sales (EUR)
96,360.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
62,740.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
91,850.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
134,050.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
188,430.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
51.14%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
148 PARÉ (Ambroise).

Dix livres de la Chirurgie, avec Le Magasin des Instruments nécessaires à icelle.

1564 (1563). EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 10,500.00
229 [COLLECTIF] - LAURENCIN (Marie).

Éventail. Dix gravures de Marie Laurencin accompagnées de poésies nouvelles de Louis Codet, Jean Pellerin....

1942 EUR 4,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 7,800.00
248 SEGUY (Emile Alain).

Insectes.

[1929]. EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 5,800.00
147 PANZER (G.W.F.) - STURM (Jakob).

Faunae insectorum Germanicae initia, oder Deutschlands Insecten.

1792-1823?). EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 4,800.00
246 RIVIERE (Henri).

La céramique dans l'art musulman, recueil de cent planches en couleurs reproduisant les plus belles pièces originales choisies dans les musées et les collections privées françaises et étrangères.

1913 EUR 3,000.00 - 3,500.00 EUR 4,800.00
65 [DURANT de LA BERGERIE (Gilles).

Imitations du latin de Jean Bonnefons, avec dautres gayetez amoureuses de l'invention de l'autheur. Dernière édition revüe et corrigée.

1610 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 2,050.00
231 DANTE.

La divine comédie. L'enfer - Le Purgatoire - Le Paradis. Illustrations de Dali.

1963 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 2,000.00
21

BIBLIA cum concordantiis veteris et novi testamentis [...].

1516 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 1,700.00
42 [CHERRIER (Claude)].

Polissonniana ou recueil de turlupinades, quolibets, rébus, jeux de mots, allusions, allégories... avec les équivoques de l'homme inconnu et la liste des plus rares curiositez.

1864 EUR 200.00 - 400.00 EUR 1,500.00
36 CHALLES (Robert).

Journal d'un voyage fait aux Indes orientales par une escadre de six vaisseaux commandés par M. Duquesne depuis le 24 février 1690 jusqu'au 20 août 1691 par ordre de la Compagnie des Indes Orientales.

1721 EUR 300.00 - 500.00 EUR 1,300.00
110 LE ROY (Jacques).

Castella & praetoria nobilium Brabantiae, coenobiaque celebriora, ad vivum delineata, in quatuor partes divisa - L'érection de toutes les terres, seigneuries & familles titrées du Brabant...

1699 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 1,200.00
185 TALLEYRAND-PERIGORD (Louis de).

Mes souvenirs.

EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 1,200.00
24 BORY DE SAINT-VINCENT (J.B.G.).

Voyage dans les quatre principales iles des mers d'Afrique, pendant les années 1801 et 1802.

1804 EUR 400.00 - 600.00 EUR 1,000.00
99 JONSTON (John).

Historiae naturalis de piscibus et cetis. - Historiae naturalis de exanguibus aquaticis. - Historiae naturalis de insectis. - Historiae naturalis de serpentibus.

1657 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 1,000.00
173

SAINT REMY DES LANDES (Les constitutions de l'abbaye de).

1705 EUR 400.00 - 600.00 EUR 1,000.00
33

CARTE TOPOGRAPHIQUE DE LA FRANCE levée et publiée par ordre du Roi, gravée à l'échelle de 1 pour 80.000.

1833-1845. EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 950.00
44 [CITRI DE LA GUETTE (Samuel)].

Histoire de la conqueste de la Floride, par les Espagnols, sous Ferdinand de Soto.

1685 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 850.00
2 [ALBANIS-BEAUMONT (Jean-François)].

Select Views of the Antiquities and Harbours in the south of France, with typographical and historical descriptions.

1794 EUR 200.00 - 300.00 EUR 850.00
46 COOK (James).

Voyage dans l'hémisphère austral et autour du monde sur les vaisseaux de Roi l'Aventure & la Résolution en 1772, 1773, 1774 & 1775.

1778 EUR 150.00 - 250.00 EUR 800.00
79 FURETIERE (A).

Le Roman Bourgeois. Ouvrage comique.

1666 EUR 700.00 - 900.00 EUR 800.00
  • <center><b>Firsts Online Rare Book Fair<br> 27 November to 2 December<br><br> Presented by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association</b>
  • <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>
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