Auction Reports

Stephan Welz & Co.

Auction Info

Auction Name
Premium Auction - Books and Maps
Auction Date
10/27/2020 - 10/27/2020
Sale Number
#102720
Total Lots
61
Sold Lots
45
Lots Sold
73.77%
Unsold Lots
16
Total Sales (ZAR)
354,519.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (ZAR)
200,900.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (ZAR)
299,400.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (ZAR)
308,900.00
High Estimate of All Lots (ZAR)
463,400.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
76.50%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
51 H W Ras

KAART VAN DE BERMUDA EILANDEN [ANGLO-BOER WAR POW MAP]

ZAR 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 ZAR 85,500.00
384 Conrad Botes<br><br>SIZE: sheet size: 42 by 42cm

SELF-PORTRAIT

ZAR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 ZAR 17,100.00
75 Abraham Ortelius

AFRICAE TABULA NOVA

(1570) [1598] ZAR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 ZAR 15,960.00
331 Esther Mahlangu<br><br>SIZE: 50,5 by 74cm

UNTITLED

ZAR 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 ZAR 15,960.00
195 Peter Blake<br><br>SIZE: 66 by 44cm

BABE RAINBOW

ZAR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 ZAR 14,820.00
380 Fringe<br><br>SIZE: sheet size: 111 by 111cm

W.A.P

ZAR 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 ZAR 14,820.00
48 HENRY MARTENS (British 1790-1868)

Five coloured aquatints

ZAR 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 ZAR 11,700.00
338 Salvador Dali<br><br>SIZE: 33 by 26,2cm, unframed

THE IRASCIBLE, plate 8 from INFERNO

ZAR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 ZAR 9,945.00
68 Sanson le fils

AFRIQUE

(1669) 1690 ZAR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 ZAR 9,360.00
339 Salvador Dali<br><br>SIZE: sheet size: 33 by 26,5cm, unframed

EARTHLY PARADISE, plate 32 from PURGATORY

ZAR 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 ZAR 9,360.00
342 Salvador Dali<br><br>SIZE: sheet size: 33 by 26,5cm, unframed

THE FIRST HEAVEN, plate 3 from PARADISE

ZAR 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 ZAR 8,775.00
343 Salvador Dali<br><br>SIZE: sheet size: 33 by 26,5cm, unframed

THE LAST ORATORIES OF VIRGIL, plate 27 from PURGATORY

ZAR 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 ZAR 8,541.00
341 Salvador Dali<br><br>SIZE: sheet size: 33 by 26,5cm, unframed

THE SOURCE, plate 21 from PURGATORY

ZAR 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 ZAR 8,190.00
61 Gerardo & Leonardo Valk

AFRICA - MAURO PERUSSA OCEANO NILOQUE ADMOTA TEPENTI

(c1720) ZAR 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 ZAR 8,190.00
64 Adam Friedrich Zürner

AFRICAE IN TABULA GEOGRAPHICA DELINEATIO

(1700) [1709] ZAR 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 ZAR 7,605.00
213 Penny Siopis<br><br>SIZE: 11 by 8,5cm

BOUNTY; SPOIL

ZAR 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 ZAR 7,020.00
219 Adrian Kohler<br><br>SIZE: sheet size: 35 by 40,5cm

JOEY AND TOPTHORN

ZAR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 ZAR 7,020.00
74 Isaac Commelin

[CAERTE VAN DEN ZUYDERHOECK VAN AFRICA]

(1598) [1646] ZAR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 ZAR 6,435.00
63 Guillaume De L"isle

CARTA GENERALE DELL' AFRICA

(1700) [1740] ZAR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 ZAR 6,435.00
72 Willem Janszoon Blaeu

AETHIOPIA INFERIOR VEL EXTERIOR

(c1635) ZAR 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 ZAR 5,850.00
  • <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 20.<br>Mrs S. C. Belnos.</b> <i>The Sundhya or the Daily Prayers of the Brahmins,</i> 1st edition, 1851. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 20.<br>Sir Harry Darell.</b> <i>China, India, Cape of Good Hope and Vicinity,</i> 1st edition, 1852. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 20.<br><i>Scots Magazine,</i></b> 61 volumes, 1739-1800. With important maps of North America. £1,500 to £2,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Ian Fleming.</b> <i>Casino Royale,</i> 1st edition, 1953. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Virginia Woolf.</b> <i>Really and Truly,</i> 1915. Autograph confessions book. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Evelyn Waugh.</b> <i>Vile Bodies,</i> 1st edition, 1930. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>J. R. R. Tolkien.</b> Autograph letter signed on Old English, with corrected typescript. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Lewis Carroll.</b> <i>The Hunting of the Snark,</i> 1st edition, 1876. Presentation copy. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Essex House Press.</b> <i>Poems of William Shakespeare,</i> 1899. One of 450 copies. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Lafcadio Hearn.</b> <i>A Japanese Miscellany,</i> 1st edition, 1901. Presentation copy. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Jules Verne.</b> <i>Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Seas,</i> 1st UK edition, 1873. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Charles Dickens.</b> <i>The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit,</i> 1st edition, 1844. Original cloth binding. £800 to £1,200.
  • <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.
  • <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>
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