• <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.
  • <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>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Auction<br>Jan. 30 & 31, 2021</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Rare 1778 Engraved map of Colonial Philadelphia after George Heap (1714-1752) and Nicholas Scull (1687-1761). $10,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Author signed and inscribed <i>THE FOUNTAINHEAD,</i> stated First Edition, by Ayn Rand, published by The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, New York, 1943. $2,000 to $2,400.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851) hand-colored aquatint engraving, "Yellow-billed Magpie, Stellers Jay, Ultramarine Jay and Clark's Crow," Plate Number CCCLXII. $1,800 to $2,200.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Auction<br>Jan. 30 & 31, 2021</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) autograph letter, signed, as President, to Nathan Reid detailing Jackson’s intervention on behalf of Reid's grandson. $1,800 to $2,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Edward Steichen (Luxembourg/American, 1879-1973) portfolio of photographs, "The Early Years 1900-1927, 12 Hand-Gravure Prints" #41/1000, printed in 1981. $1,400 to $1,600.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, TLS, one-page typed letter on The White House, Washington, D.C., stationary to John Marshall Butler. $1,400 to $1,600.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Auction<br>Jan. 30 & 31, 2021</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Two Pre-Civil War slave related letters, including one written by Mariah, a female domestic slave of James Vincent Musgrove (1814-1890) to her daughter. $1,000 to $1,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Two author signed and inscribed Ayn Rand related books, including one Rand signed <i>WE THE LIVING,</i> London 1940 edition. $1,000 to $1,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> PLAN DE LA VILLE DE MEMPHIS (ETATS-UNIS) 40,000 HABITANTS pen and ink with watercolor hand drawn drainage system map, circa 1870. $700 to $900.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Auction<br>Jan. 30 & 31, 2021</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Scarce Mezzotint portrait of Thomas Pownall, Colonial Governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay (1757-1760) and South Carolina (1760). $600 to $700.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> VIEW OF NORFOLK FROM COSPORT, VIRGINIA, John Hill, engraver, after John Shaw (U.K., 1776-1832). $600 to $700.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> THE BURNING OF THE MERCHANT'S EXCHANGE, NEW YORK CITY -THE GREAT FIRE OF DECEMBER, 1835. Scarce color lithograph, a 1909 reissue of the original 1836 print. $500 to $700.

Auction Reports

Chiswick Auctions

Auction Info

Auction Name
Erotica: Objects of Desire - Live Online
Auction Date
12/02/2020 - 12/02/2020
Sale Number
#530
Total Lots
143
Sold Lots
74
Lots Sold
51.75%
Unsold Lots
69
Total Sales (GBP)
49,958.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
36,040.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
51,850.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
67,610.00
High Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
95,760.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
52.17%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
1175 Payne (Roger)

Payne (Roger) [Roger: Men]

GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 5,375.00
1069 Moral (Jean)

Moral (Jean) Erotic Advertisements for Diana Slip,

GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 GBP 4,750.00
1002

A mid - 18th century unmarked unmarked silver concealed erotic snuffbox, probably French circa 1760

GBP 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 GBP 2,250.00
1134 D'Orazio (Sante)

D'Orazio (Sante) Cindy Crawford

GBP 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 GBP 2,125.00
1032 von Plüschow (Guglielmo)

von Plüschow (Guglielmo) Male Nude

GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 1,500.00
1050 Ray (Man)

Ray (Man) Kiki De Montparnasse. Portrait Nue Dans Un Fauteui

GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 1,500.00
1079 Lynes (George Platt)

Lynes (George Platt) 'Naked man holding old pair of skis',

GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 1,375.00
1015

Silver Repousse Lidded Boxes with Erotic Scenes

GBP 600.00 - 800.00 GBP 1,250.00
1119 Emin (Tracy)

Emin (Tracy) Every Bodies Been There,

GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 1,250.00
1020

Collection of erotic engravings,

GBP 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 GBP 1,125.00
1065 La Nouvelle Gamiani

La Nouvelle Gamiani Roman Vécu,

GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00 GBP 1,125.00
1113 Newton (Helmut)

Newton (Helmut) Hotel Room, Place de la République, Paris

GBP 700.00 - 900.00 GBP 1,125.00
1153 Rickett (Sophie)

Rickett (Sophie) Vauxhall Bridge

GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 1,125.00
1061 Glover (Montague Charles)

Glover (Montague Charles) 'Rough' trade interest Studio Portrait of a Model with Tattoos on Forearm, in Sports outfit.

GBP 150.00 - 300.00 GBP 1,000.00
1062 Glover (Montague Charles)

Montague Charles Glover (1898 – 1983) 'Rough' trade interest c. 1930s Studio Portrait of a Male Model in Sport Shorts

GBP 150.00 - 300.00 GBP 1,000.00
1161 Francis (Mike)

Francis (Mike) Peeping Janet

GBP 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 1,000.00
1115 Ritts (Herb)

Ritts (Herb) Greg Louganis, Hollywood

GBP 7,000.00 - 9,000.00 GBP 875.00
1029 Galdi (Vincenzo)

Galdi (Vincenzo) Sicilian Couple

GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 750.00
1038 Bayros (Franz von)

Bayros (Franz von) and Emil Sartori Die Bonbonnière, Galante und artige Sammlung erotischer Phantasien

GBP 500.00 - 700.00 GBP 750.00
1125 Cameron (Ronald), Scottish

Cameron (Ronald), Scottish Rosa,

GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 750.00
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