• <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.
  • <center><b>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>November 24</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books:</b> STEVE JOBS / WOZNIAK. Signed Lid for Apple II computer & related materials. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books:</b> [TESLA, NIKOLA] MARTIN, THOMAS COMMERFORD. Inscribed. <i>The Inventions, Researches and Writings of Nikola Tesla...</i> $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books:</b> TOCQUEVILLE, ALEXIS DE. <i>Democracy in America.</i> First American editions of both volumes. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <center><b>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>November 24</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Two typed letters signed to Professor Julian Hugo Bonfante, with associated materials. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books:</b> Attr. to BENING, ALEXANDER (SANDER). Pair of arch-topped miniatures (of the Adoration and the Deposition respectively), likely extracted from a Book of Hours. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books:</b> LEESER, ISAAC. <i>The Law of God.</i> First edition of the first Jewish translation of the Pentateuch into English. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <center><b>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>November 24</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books:</b> [RACKHAM, ARTHUR] WALTON, IZAAK. <i>The Compleat Angler; or the Contemplative Man's Recreation...</i> $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books:</b> LICHTENSTEIN, ROY. Drawings and Prints. First printing with a small drawing in color depicting three lemons initialed by Lichtenstein. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books:</b> Rare set of 12-inch Bardin globes on stands. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books:</b> MONTAIGNE, MICHEL EYQUEM DE [JOHN FLORIO, trans.]. <i>The Essayes Or Morall, Politike and Millitarie Discourses of Lo:...</i> $25,000 to $35,000.
  • <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>

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Auction Info

Auction Name
The Russian Avant-Garde
Auction Date
11/21/2020 - 11/21/2020
Sale Number
#18d
Total Lots
272
Sold Lots
112
Lots Sold
41.18%
Unsold Lots
160
Total Sales (EUR)
98,593.75
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
71,860.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
71,860.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
150,140.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
150,140.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
65.67%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
1533 Mayakovskij, Vladimir V

Dlya golosa. (Für die Stimme). Konstruktor knigi El Lissitzky. Typographische Gestaltung von El Lissitzky.

1923 EUR 4,500.00 - 4,500.00 EUR 11,250.00
1549 Mayakovskij, Vladimir V

Pro eto. (Genau darüber). Umschlaggestaltung von A. Rodchenko und

1923 EUR 1,500.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 7,500.00
1540 Malevich, Kazimir S

O novych sistemach v iskusstve. Statika i skorost (Über neue Systeme in der Kunst. Statik und Geschwindigkeit). Handschriftlicher lithographischer Text

1919 EUR 4,500.00 - 4,500.00 EUR 6,875.00
1456 Burljuk, Dawid und Wladimir

Futuristy (Gruppenedition). Dochlaja luna (Der verreckte Mond).

1914 EUR 1,800.00 - 1,800.00 EUR 3,500.00
1638

Soyuz molodyozhi. (Bund der Jugend). Band 3. Kubofuturistische Umschlaggestaltung von I. Shkol'nik.

1913 EUR 2,700.00 - 2,700.00 EUR 3,000.00
1696

Mir i svoboda v Sovdepii. (Frieden und Freiheit im Lande Sowjetdeputien). Farbig lithographiertes Plakat.

1918-1919 EUR 2,000.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 3,000.00
1524 Lebedev, Vladimir V

Russian Placards 1917-1922. 1st Part (alles Erschienene).

1923 EUR 1,500.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 2,875.00
1703 Rodchenko, Aleksandr M

Lengiz: knigi po vsem otraslyam znaniya. (Lengiz: Bücher aus allen Wissensbereichen). Farbiges Offset-Plakat.

1930er Jahre EUR 1,800.00 - 1,800.00 EUR 2,750.00
1707 Unbekannter Künstler nach Vladimir Mayakovskij

Prosveshchenie. Samogonshchik iz derevni von! . Izgonyaj, kto poit! Vygonyaj, kto p'et! (Aufklärung. Den Selbstgebrannten raus aus dem Dorf!. Jag fort den, der einschenkt! Wirf hinaus den, der trinkt!).

1923 EUR 2,400.00 - 2,400.00 EUR 2,000.00
1443 Altman, Natan I

Lenin. Risunki Natana Al'tmana. (Lenin. Zeichnungen Natan Altmans). In der suprematistischen Umschlaggestaltung und

1921 EUR 1,200.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 1,625.00
1483 Goncharova, Nataliya S

Vystavka kartin Natalii Sergeevny Goncharovoj. 1900-1913. (Ausstellung von Bildern Natalija Sergejewna Gontscharowas. 1900-1913).

1913 EUR 900.00 - 900.00 EUR 1,625.00
1677

Filmplakat für "Bronenosec Potemkin". (Panzerkreuzer Potjomkin) von S. Ejzenshtejn. Farbig lithographiertes Plakat. Ohne Angaben zu Verlag und Druck.

Wohl zweite Hälfte der 1930er Jahre EUR 1,800.00 - 1,800.00 EUR 1,500.00
1676 Fedotov, Yurij

Plakat zu den sowjetischen Umwälzungen in der Baumwollproduktion. Farbig lithographiertes Plakat. Taschkent, Agitprop des Taschkenter Obkom der KP Usbekistans. Druck durch "Nauka i trud".

1925 EUR 1,200.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 1,375.00
1516 Kruchenyh, Alexej E

Faktura slova. Deklaraciya. (Die Faktur des Wortes. Deklaration). Farbige konstruktivistische Umschlaggestaltung und konstruktivistische Vignetten von I. Klyun.

1923 EUR 750.00 - 750.00 EUR 1,375.00
1682 Kiselis, Petr Yu

Tovarishchi. Vse na Ural! Smert' Kolchaku i prochim prispeshnikam carya i kapitalisma. (Genossen! Alle in den Ural! Den Tod für Kolchak und die anderen Helfershelfer des Zaren und des Kapitalismus).

1919 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 1,250.00
1692 Letkar (das ist: Leon K. Ter-Karapetyan)

MOPR. Doloj kapitalisticheskoj tyur'my. (IAH. Nieder

1928 EUR 1,500.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 1,250.00
1593 Krejtan, Georgij V. (das ist: Georgij V. Popov)

Chelovek na kryshe. (Der Mann auf dem Dach). Umschlaggestaltung von A. Rodchenko.

1928 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 1,250.00
1599 Rok, Ryurik (das ist: Gering, Ryurik Yu.)

Ot Ryurika Roka chteniya. Nichevoka poema. (Eine Lektüre von Rjurik Rok. Poem eines Nitschewoks.). Umschlaggestaltung von G. Miller.

1921 EUR 750.00 - 750.00 EUR 1,250.00
1474 Erenburg, Il'ya G

13 trubok. (13 Pfeifen). Konstruktivistische Umschlaggestaltung von L. Kozinceva.

1923 EUR 750.00 - 750.00 EUR 1,187.50
1683 Kiyanchenko, Yurij (Georgij) V

Kryvavyj bezumec'! Davisya mechem! / Shcherby svoji zuby, kate! / My j golovu hyzhu tvoyu vidsichem / Chervonym mechem rozplaty!

1941 EUR 1,200.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 1,000.00
  • <center><b>Antikvariat Bryggen<br>Collectible Books:<br>Spanning 500 Years<br>Online until 23 November</b>
    <b>Antikvariat Bryggen, now to 23 Nov:</b> HOMER. <i>Batrachomyiomachia,</i> Paris, 1507. [EARLY & RARE EDITION!]. €3,600 to €5,400.
    <b>Antikvariat Bryggen, now to 23 Nov:</b> [Nordic] JACOB RIETER & JOHANNES SENN. <i>Danske Nationale Klædedragter.</i> [Danish National Costumes, very rare plate book]. €3,600 to €4,500.
    <b>Antikvariat Bryggen, now to 23 Nov:</b> [History / Maps] JACQUES BONGARS. <i>Gesta dei per Francos</i> [Crusader history & rare maps]. Exceptional provenance! €2,700 to €3,600.
    <center><b>Antikvariat Bryggen<br>Collectible Books:<br>Spanning 500 Years<br>Online until 23 November</b>
    <b>Antikvariat Bryggen, now to 23 Nov:</b> [Travel – China ] - NIEUHOF & MONTANUS. <i>An embassy from the East-India Company,</i> 1673 /1671. €2,700 to €3,600.
    <b>Antikvariat Bryggen, now to 23 Nov:</b> [Art & Plate Books] MATISSE, Signed, 1947. Repli. [Linocuts, woodcuts & lithograps]. €1,800 to €2,700.
    <b>Antikvariat Bryggen, now to 23 Nov:</b> JONATHAN SWIFT. <i>Gulliver’s Travels,</i> 1726 1st edition [Teerink “B”]. PROVENANCE: Sir Francis Burdett. €2,700 to €3,600.
    <center><b>Antikvariat Bryggen<br>Collectible Books:<br>Spanning 500 Years<br>Online until 23 November</b>
    <b>Antikvariat Bryggen, now to 23 Nov:</b> RUDYARD KIPLING. <i>The Jungle Book</i> [and] <i>The Second Jungle Book,</i> 1st editions, 1894-1895. €1,800 to €2,700.
    <b>Antikvariat Bryggen, now to 23 Nov:</b> [Prophecies / Predictions]. <i>Mirabilis Liber,</i> app. 1533. [PELLICAN-edition]. €1,800 to €2,700.
    <b>Antikvariat Bryggen, now to 23 Nov:</b> [Nordic] DAHLBERG. <i>Suecia Antiqva et Hodierna,</i> app. 1667-1716, [Sweden - 352 plates]. €1,800 to €2,700.
    <center><b>Antikvariat Bryggen<br>Collectible Books:<br>Spanning 500 Years<br>Online until 23 November</b>
    <b>Antikvariat Bryggen, now to 23 Nov:</b> [Theology] GISBERTUS VOETIUS. <i>Selectarum Disputationum Theologicarum I-V,</i> 1648- 1669. [With the plates]. €1,350 to €2,250.
    <b>Antikvariat Bryggen, now to 23 Nov:</b> [Theology] GISBERTUS VOETIUS. <i>Politicae Ecclesiasticae,</i> 1663- 1676. [complete 3 parts in 4 vols.]. €1,350 to €2,250.
    <b>Antikvariat Bryggen, now to 23 Nov:</b> [History] FROBEN, Basel, 1545-1559. [Colombus’ discovery of America, Alexander the Great, Roman Empire with numerous full page wood cuts]. €1,350 to €1,800.
  • <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.
  • <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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