• <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.
  • <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>

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Michaans Auctions

Auction Info

Auction Name
October Gallery Auction
Auction Date
10/24/2020 - 10/24/2020
Sale Number
#102420
Total Lots
34
Sold Lots
22
Lots Sold
64.71%
Unsold Lots
12
Total Sales (USD)
13,926.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
10,900.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
17,050.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
18,050.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
28,800.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
48.35%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
411 Noda, Tetsuya

TETSUYA NODA 6 DIARY... UNFRAMED PRINTS

1971-1989 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 1,680.00
397 Seuss, Theodor Geisel (dr. )

DR. SEUSS SELF PORTRAIT AS MAN SHAVING SILKSCREEN

USD 700.00 - 900.00 USD 1,440.00
410 Noda, Tetsuya

TETSUYA NODA 6 DIARY... UNFRAMED PRINTS

1975-1989 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 1,440.00
387 Liebaux, Michel

MICHEL LIEBEAUX TURIN-SPORT COLOR LITHOGRAPH

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 1,080.00
406 Noda, Tetsuya

TETSUYA NODA 5 DIARY... WOODBLOCK / SILKSCREEN

1971-1992 USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 960.00
408 Noda, Tetsuya

TETSUYA NODA 5 DIARY... ETCHING

1984-1986 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 900.00
388 Oge, Eugene

EUGENE OGE QUINQUINA ROYAL LITHOGRAPHIC POSTER

circa 1910 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 660.00
399 Baril, Tom

TOM BARIL BROOKLYN BRIDGE TONED GELATIN SILVER PRINT

USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 600.00
400 Alpern, Merry

MERRY ALPERN WINDOW SERIES 3 26 GELATIN SILVER PRINT

USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 600.00
405 Cunningham, Imogen

IMOGEN CUNNINGHAM, 3 FLOWER, ARCHIVAL FINE ART GICLEES,

about 1925 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 540.00
392 Kirmse, Marguerite

MARGUERITE KIRMSE THREE OF A KIND AND QUEEN OF THEM ALL ETCHING

USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 510.00
391 Stobart, After John

AFTER JOHN STOBART NEW ORLEANS MISTRESS OF MISSISSIPPI OFFSET LITHO

USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 480.00
393 Kirmse, Marguerite

MARGUERITE KIRMSE WATCH ME GROW AND ME AND MA ETCHING

USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 480.00
45

INTERNATIONAL COLLECTION OF 54 NEWSPAPERS, 1852 AND LATER

1852 AND LATER USD 600.00 - 1,000.00 USD 420.00
407 Yoshida, Toshi

TOSHI YOSHIDA 3 SCENIC WOODBLOCK PRINTS IN COLORS

1941, 1942 USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 420.00
404 Kaye, Diane

DIANE KAYE 4 SILVER GELATIN PRINTS

USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 360.00
51

JAMES BALDWIN, GIOVANNIS ROOM, 1ST EDITION

USD 300.00 - 400.00 USD 330.00
394 Martelly, John Stockton De

JOHN DE MARTELLY WHITE PASTURES LITHOGRAPH

USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 330.00
47

THE HISTORY OF NORTH AMERICA IN FOURTEEN VOLUMES 70/100

USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 228.00
50

THE WRITINGS OF MARK TWIN: HILLCREST EDTION, IN 25 VOLUMES

USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 216.00
  • <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.
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