• <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.
  • <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.

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Auction Info

Auction Name
Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 12/4
Auction Date
12/15/2020 - 12/15/2020
Sale Number
#121520
Total Lots
45
Sold Lots
37
Lots Sold
82.22%
Unsold Lots
8
Total Sales (EUR)
12,309.37
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
8,200.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
10,125.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
11,425.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
14,100.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
87.30%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
43249995 Georgius Agricola

De ortu et causis subterraneorum; De natura...; De Natura Fossilium; Bermannus, sive de Re Metallica

1546 EUR 4,400.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 4,687.00
43195467 Aristotele

Habes hoc in codice lector Aristotelis libros de Generatione

1521 EUR 700.00 - 800.00 EUR 708.50
43235137 Manuscript - Psalter - psalm 58 en 59 - met provenance 18e eeuw - Engeland

Tegen de schurken in machtsposities

1375 EUR 175.00 - 275.00 EUR 501.40
43254099 Joannes Justus Lanspergius

Eyn Schatzboechlyn der Gottlicher Lieffden

1532 EUR 275.00 - 375.00 EUR 436.00
43090367 Stefano Guazzo

Dialoghi piacevoli del Sig. Stefano Guazzo

1590 EUR 400.00 - 500.00 EUR 425.10
43196769 Aurelio Agostino d'Ippona

Sermoni a li eremiti del divo Aurelio Augustino Ipponense

1567 EUR 400.00 - 600.00 EUR 381.50
42883643 Manuscript

Page from a Dutch Book of Hours - ca.

1450 EUR 250.00 - 350.00 EUR 370.60
43146531 Francesco I de' Medici (In name of)

Bando contro a Banditi, Ribelli, Assassini et Homicidiari pubblicati nella Città di Fiorenza

1576 EUR 200.00 - 300.00 EUR 348.80
43053867

Two sided leaf of a ca. 1450s bible in Old English. With two prints of Adam and Eve.

1450 Not Available EUR 329.18
42543021 Petro a Fonseca

Institutionele Dialecticarum libri octo

1572 EUR 400.00 - 500.00 EUR 327.00
43268571 D. Iacorum Billium

Sancti Ioannis Damasceni Opera Multo Quam Unquam

1577 Not Available EUR 312.83
43224305 Master of Gruninger Workshop

Virgil Aeneid: Battle of Troy and the Trojan Horse - 1502

1502 Not Available EUR 286.67
43257253 Francesco Guicciardini & Tommaso Porcacchi

La historia d'Italia di m. Francesco Guicciardini

1590 Not Available EUR 261.60
43147505 Cosimo I de' Medici (in name of)

Legge dell'Illustrissimo Duca di Fiorenza In Beneficio dello Spedale Degli Innocenti

1553 EUR 200.00 - 300.00 EUR 239.80
43091163 Marco Antonio Maioragio

Commentarius in dialogum De Partitione Oratoria Ciceronis

1587 EUR 250.00 - 350.00 EUR 218.00
42955421 San Giovanni Crisostomo

Quartus Tomus Operum D. Ioannis Chrysostomi, Archiepiscopi Constantinopolitani

1558 EUR 175.00 - 200.00 EUR 201.65
43132837 Publio Terenzio Afro

"Terentius, in quem triplex edita est P. Antesignani Rapistagnensis commentatio."

1560 EUR 200.00 - 300.00 EUR 196.20
43225943 Hübner, J.

Neu-vermehrtes und verbessertes Reales Staats-Zeitungs- und Conversations-Lexicon.

1745 Not Available EUR 192.93
43263521 Versierd getijdenboekblad - Manuscript - Middel-Nederlands - Nederland nabij Duitse grens

Ave Maria

1490 Not Available EUR 158.05
43049715 Justinianus

Codices DN Justiniani lib.XII

1589 Not Available EUR 154.78
  • <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.
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