• <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, Literature and Collectors' Sale
Auction Date
12/09/2020 - 12/09/2020
Sale Number
#322
Total Lots
1302
Sold Lots
1203
Lots Sold
92.40%
Unsold Lots
99
Total Sales (EUR)
475,753.85
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
302,160.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
430,700.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
335,690.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
477,890.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
99.55%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
785 Rosellini (Ippolito)

I Monumenti dell Egitto e della Nubia, Vols. I, II, & III Plate Volumes only, 3 Vols. V.

1832-1834 EUR 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 EUR 29,040.00
917 Joyce (James)

Ulysses

1922 EUR 7,000.00 - 9,000.00 EUR 11,495.00
998 Cameron (Julia Margaret)

Portrait of Sir John F.H. Hershel, A large contemporary reprint of the iconic photo of Hershel

1948 EUR 700.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 9,680.00
1011 Pearse, P.H.

Sgoil Eanna Limited The original Prospectus and Memorandum of Association, dated 1912, setting out the school's objects and its capital structure…

1912 EUR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 7,865.00
1038

Kevin Barry [1902-1920] His personal Crucifix and Scapular, in an inscribed envelope signed by Kathleen McKenna [an assistant on the Irish Bulletin],

EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 7,865.00
1135 Of the Utmost Rarity with Swift Association Harward (Michael)

Philomath. A New Almanack for the Year of Our Lord, 1666

1666 EUR 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 EUR 7,865.00
1054

Important Civil War Periodical The Largest Set to Come for Public Auction

1922-1923 EUR 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 EUR 6,776.00
337 [Bivort (A.) & Debabay (L.S.J.) & others]

Annales de Pomologie, 8 vols. complete

1853-1861 EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 6,655.00
278 [Collins (Michael)], O'Shiel (Kevin R.)

The Making of a Republic

[1920] EUR 450.00 - 750.00 EUR 6,534.00
919 Joyce (James)

A Protest against Plagiarism. An original printed copy of the protest and appeal issued in French by a constellation of American and European literary and cultural figures, on Joyce's birthday 2 February 1927, over the unauthorized publication of sectio

1927 EUR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 5,566.00
1298 Barbier (George) Vogel (Lucien) & others,

Gazette du Bon Ton - Arts-modes et frivolities, First Year, No. 1 January 1914, to 'Numero Special,' 1925,

1914-1925 EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 4,840.00
932 John Butler Yeats, R.H.A. (1839 - 1922)

Self Portrait of John Butler Yeats, pencil sketch, depicted wearing artist's robe and sketch pad in hand, approx. 30cms x 23cms (12" x 9")

EUR 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 EUR 4,840.00
162 Roosevelt (Franklin D.)

Address of Franklin D. Roosevelt President of the United States, Chautauqua, N.Y. August 14, 1936

1936 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 4,598.00
423 Lewis (Wyndham)ed.

Blast, No. 1 (June 20th, 1914, & No. 2 July 1915)

1914 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 4,598.00
1122 K'eogh (Joh.)

Botanalogia Universalis Hibernica, or, A General Irish Herbal, Calculated for this Kingdom giving an Account of the Herbs, Shrubs.. to which are added, two short Treatises,

1735 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 4,356.00
267 Colgan (Fr. John)

Acta Sanctorum Veteris et Maioris Scotiae seu Hiberniae Sanctorum Insulae ... Tomus Primus. folio

1645 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 3,872.00
1045

A Discovery of Major Importance

1903-09 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 3,630.00
47 [Clayton (Bishop Robert)]

An Essay on Spirit

1750 EUR 700.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 3,267.00
1247 Mac Donagh (Thomas)

Songs of Myself

1910 EUR 800.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 3,146.00
939 Pauline Bewick, Irish b. 1935

The Signs of the Zodiac, Coloured Prints, set of 12, Limited 750 Copies each, with certificates of authentication, each approx. 57cms x 75cms (22 1/2" x 29 1/2")

EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 2,904.00
  • <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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