• <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>
  • <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

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Clars Auction Gallery

Auction Info

Auction Name
Online Only Auction
Auction Date
11/15/2020 - 11/15/2020
Sale Number
#111520
Total Lots
53
Sold Lots
42
Lots Sold
79.25%
Unsold Lots
11
Total Sales (USD)
67,680.75
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
60,800.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
97,500.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
82,900.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
133,000.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
50.89%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
6298 Gustave Baumann (American/German, 1881-1971)

Point Lobos

1946 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 9,840.00
6290 Donald Sultan (American, b. 1951)

Gold Flower

USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 5,535.00
6327 William Klein (American, b. 1928)

Hat and Five Roses (Paris)

1956 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 3,997.50
6227A Jean-Michel Basquiat (American, 1960-1988)

Untitled (Black Figure)

USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 USD 3,997.50
6227B Jean-Michel Basquiat (American, 1960-1988)

Untitled (Yellow Figure)

USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 USD 3,382.50
6336 Peter Lik (Australian, b. 1959)

Tree of Hope

USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 3,382.50
6280 Roy De Forest (American, 1930-2007)

Untitled

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 3,075.00
6331 Michael Kenna (American/British, b. 1953)

Strong Man

1987 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 3,075.00
6307 Joan Miro (Spanish, 1893-1983)

Horse Ride

1969 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 2,767.50
6306 Joan Miro (Spanish, 1893-1983)

Sur Quatre Murs

1951 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 2,460.00
6326 Horst P. Horst (American/German, 1906-1999)

Coco Chanel (Paris)

1937 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 2,460.00
6337 Peter Lik (Australian, b. 1959)

Spiritual Light

USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 2,091.00
6325 Man Ray (American, 1890-1976)

Mary Gill Looking to the Right

1931 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 1,845.00
6323 O. Winston Link (American, 1914-2001)

Boaz Pusher Siding, East of Roano

1982 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 1,845.00
6309 After Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)

Autour du Bain Turc, plate 49 from "Series 156,"

1970 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 1,599.00
6329 Emmy Lou Packard (American, 1914-1998)

Diego Rivera and Emmy Lou Packard, At the Alamo (San Antonio)

1941 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 1,353.00
6308 After Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)

Couple et Voyageuse, plate 53 from "Series 156,"x

1970 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 1,230.00
6291 Mark Tobey (American, 1890-1976)

High Tide

USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 1,107.00
6334 Don Worth (American, 1924-2009)

Aspens, Autumn, New Mexico

1958 USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 861.00
6296 LeRoy Neiman (American, 1921-2012)

Clubhouse Turn

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 799.50
  • <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.
  • <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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