• <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.
  • <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.

Auction Reports

Christies

Auction Info

Auction Name
Modern Edition Online - bidstart 11/5
Auction Date
11/19/2020 - 11/19/2020
Sale Number
#18860
Total Lots
69
Sold Lots
61
Lots Sold
88.41%
Unsold Lots
8
Total Sales (GBP)
604,750.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
321,000.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
478,500.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
377,000.00
High Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
561,000.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
107.80%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
4 JOAN MIRÓ (1893-1983)

André Breton, Constellations, Pierre Matisse, New York, 1959

1959 GBP 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 GBP 52,500.00
64 SALVADOR DALÍ (1904-1989)

Salvador Dalí, Memories of Surrealism, Transworld Art Corporation, New York, 1971

1971 GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 GBP 32,500.00
50 AFTER MARC CHAGALL (1887-1985)BY CHARLES SORLIER (1921-1990)

La Baie des Anges avec bouquet de roses, from Nice et la Côte d'Azur

GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 GBP 30,000.00
9 RENÉ MAGRITTE (1898-1967)

Les Bijoux indiscrets

1963 GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 GBP 27,500.00
32 HENRI MATISSE (1869-1954)

Nu au coussin bleu

1924 GBP 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 GBP 23,750.00
51 AFTER MARC CHAGALL (1887-1985)BY CHARLES SORLIER (1921-1990)

Bataille de Fleurs, from Nice et la Côte d'Azur

GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 GBP 23,750.00
10 RENÉ MAGRITTE (1898-1967)

Untitled, from Aube à l’Antipode

1966 GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 GBP 21,250.00
52 MARC CHAGALL (1887-1985)

Le Cirque ambulant

1969 GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 GBP 21,250.00
2 JOAN MIRÓ (1893-1983)

Série noire et rouge: one plate

1938 GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 GBP 21,250.00
16 JOAN MIRÓ (1893-1983)

Plate 8, from Oda a Joan Miró

1973 GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 GBP 15,000.00
3 VARIOUS ARTISTS

Tristan Tzara, L'Antitête, Bordas, Paris, 1949

1949 GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 GBP 13,750.00
25 OSKAR KOKOSCHKA (1886-1980)

Die traümenden Knaben

1908 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 GBP 13,750.00
14 JOAN MIRÓ (1893-1983)

L'Oiseau Solaire, L'Oiseau Lunaire, Étincelles: one plate

1967 GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 GBP 12,500.00
18 JOAN MIRÓ (1893-1983)

Les Révolutions Scéniques du XXe Siècle

1975 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 12,500.00
58 MARTIN LEWIS (1881-1962)

Night in New York

1932, 1930 GBP 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 GBP 12,500.00
49 MARC CHAGALL (1887-1985)

Frontispiece, from Daphnis et Chloé

1961 GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 GBP 11,875.00
39 PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973)

Pigeonneau, from 40 dessins de Picasso en marge du Buffon

1939, 1957 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 11,250.00
38 PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973)

Minotaure et femme derrière un rideau, from La Suite Vollard

1933, 1939 GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 GBP 10,625.00
53 MARC CHAGALL (1887-1985)

La Grande Corbeille

1975 GBP 4,000.00 - 8,000.00 GBP 10,625.00
12 JOAN MIRÓ (1893-1983)

Les Forestiers (bistre)

1958 GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 GBP 10,000.00
  • <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.
  • <b><center>Christie’s<br>Paul Destribats:<br>Une Bibliothèque des Avant-gardes<br>Partie III<br>2-4 February 2021</b>
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