• <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Livres et Manuscrits :<br>de Cervantès à Houellebecq<br>18 – 25 June</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> Jouve, Paul -- François-Louis Schmied -- Rudyard Kipling. <i>Le Livre de la Jungle,</i> 1919.<br>€ 80,000 to € 120,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> Cervantès Saavedra, Miguel de. <i>El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha.</i> Bruxelles, 1607.<br>€ 30,000 to € 50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> Buren, Daniel - Aimé Césaire. Cahier d'un retour au pays natal. Solstice, 2004. 1/140 ex. Avec 1/20 suites d'œuvres originales.<br>€ 4,000 to € 6,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> [Musique] - Gioacchino Traversa. Six sonates à violon seul. [Vers 1770].<br>€ 3,000 to € 5,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> C.F. Payne, <i>Micawber, Imitating Norman Rockwell’s “Triple self-portrait,”</i> mixed media, 2002. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Brian Froud, media illustration published in <i>The Land of Froud,</i> 1977. Estimate $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Haddon Sundblom, <i>All a Girl Needs,</i> oil on canvas, published in <i>The Ladies’ Home Journal,</i> 1942. $8,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Adrianne Lobel, <i>My One and Only,</i> 26 scenic concept collages for the Broadway musical, 1983. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Charles Schulz, original four-panel pen and ink <i>Peanuts</i> comic strip, 1971. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b>Jack Davis, mixed media cartoon for <i>Playboy,</i> 1959. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Charles Addams, mixed media cartoon for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1937. $6,000 to $9,000.
  • <center><b>Aste Bolaffi<br>Rare Books and Autographs<br>June 22, 2021</b>
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Tolomeo, Claudio. <i>Cosmographia.</i> Ulma, Lienhart Holle, 16.07.1482.<br>€ 50.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Hondius, Henricus, & Johannes Janssonius. <i>Atlas novus, sive descriptio geographica totius orbis terrarum.</i> Amsterdam, Hondius-Janssonius, 1638. €30.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Castiglione, Baldassarre. <i>Il libro del cortegiano del conte Baldesar Castiglione.</i> Venice, eredi di Aldo, 1528. € 14.000+
    <center><b>Aste Bolaffi<br>Rare Books and Autographs<br>June 22, 2021</b>
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Bayer, Johann. <i>Uranometria, omnium asterismorum continens schemata, nova methodo delineata, aereis laminis expressa.</i> Augusta, Christoph Mang, 1603.<br>€ 12.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> [Astronomy]. <i>[Scriptores Astronomici veteres].</i> Venezia, Aldo Manuzio, 1499.<br> € 7.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Aristophanes. <i>Aristofanous Komoidiai ennea. Aristophanis Comoediae novem.</i> Venice, Aldo Manuzio, 1498. € 7.000+
    <center><b>Aste Bolaffi<br>Rare Books and Autographs<br>June 22, 2021</b>
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Herodotus. <i>Hirodotou logoi ennea [...] Herodoti libri novem quibus musarum indita sunt nomina.</i> Venice, Aldo Manuzio, 1502. € 7.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Tory, Geoffroy. <i>L’art & science de la vraye proportion des lettres attiques, ou antiques.</i> Paris, Vincent Gaultherot, 1549. € 5.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Caterina da Siena. <i>Epistole devotissime de sancta Catharina da Siena.</i> Venice, Aldo Manuzio, 1500. € 4.500+
    <center><b>Aste Bolaffi<br>Rare Books and Autographs<br>June 22, 2021</b>
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> [Chess]. Gianuzio della Manzia, Orazio. <i>Libro nel quale si tratta della maniera di giuocar' a scacchi con alcuni sottilissimi partiti.</i> Torino, Antonio Bianchi, 1597. € 3.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Newton, Isaac. <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica.</i> Amsterdam, Compagnie di Amsterdam, 1714. €2.500+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> [Turkish Empire]. Ramberti, Benedetto. <i>Libri tre delle cose de Turchi.</i> Venice, eredi di Aldo, 1539. €1.500+
  • <b><center>Doyle<br>Fine Literature<br>Online Auction<br>June 8 to June 22</b>
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> CALDWELL, ERSKINE. <i>Tobacco Road,</i> First Edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> ELIOT, GEORGE. <i>Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life.</i> Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1871-72. First edition in book form. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> BYRON, GEORGE GORDON NOEL, LORD. <i>Don Juan.</i> London: the Thomas Davison; John Hunt; John and H.L. Hunt, 1819-24. First edition. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> [BURNEY, FRANCES]. <i>Evelina, Or, A Young Lady's Entrance into the World.</i> London: T. Lowndes, 1778. First edition. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Fine Literature<br>Online Auction<br>June 8 to June 22</b>
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> SHEPARD, ERNEST H. Colored drawing of Winnie-the-Pooh and Piglet, in an autograph letter signed by Shepard. Dated February 29th, 1932. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> CARROLL, LEWIS (CHARLES LUTWIDGE DODGSON). <i>The Nursery "Alice".</i> London: MacMillan, 1890. Second (first published) edition. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> DANA, RICHARD HENRY, Jr. <i>Two Years Before the Mast.</i> New York, 1840. First edition with an autograph letter signed by Dana laid-in. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> FINE BINDING-RIVIERE] HAZLITT, WILLIAM. <i>Liber Amoris: or, the New Pygmalion.</i> London: John Hunt, 1823. First edition. $3,000 to $5,000.

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Auction Info

Auction Name
Online Only - Autographs: Day 1
Auction Date
04/15/2021 - 04/15/2021
Sale Number
#709a
Total Lots
336
Sold Lots
286
Lots Sold
85.12%
Unsold Lots
50
Total Sales (EUR)
787,740.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
400,330.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
400,330.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
525,220.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
525,220.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
149.98%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
82 *KAFKA, Franz, 1883 – 1924.

*KAFKA, Franz, 1883 – 1924. Eigenh. B l e i s t i f t z e i c h n u n g e n in: „Beiblatt der humoristischen Wochenschrift Die Muskete“, Nr. 28, Wien und Leipzig 12.IV.1906

1906 EUR 16,000.00 - 16,000.00 EUR 42,000.00
83 *KAFKA, Franz, 1883 – 1924.

*KAFKA, Franz, 1883 – 1924. Eigenh. Anmerkungen auf S. 1 und 2 der Broschur sowie dem Titelblatt von: Karl Woidich, „Führer in die Umgebung von Marienbad“, Marienbad 1902, gr.-8°. O. O. u. D. (Prag, vor dem 22.VIII.1916

1916 EUR 16,000.00 - 16,000.00 EUR 42,000.00
20 BRENTANO, Clemens, 1778 – 1842.

BRENTANO, Clemens, 1778 – 1842. 11 eigenhändige Briefe, davon 5 mit verschiedenen Unterschriftsformen. Bis auf 1 Brief (Marburg 24.II.1801

1801 EUR 30,000.00 - 30,000.00 EUR 36,000.00
84 *KAFKA, Franz, 1883 – 1924.

*KAFKA, Franz, 1883 – 1924. E. Br. m. U. „Dein Franz“. Schelesen 1.II.1919

1919 EUR 40,000.00 - 40,000.00 EUR 36,000.00
165 WIELAND, Christoph Martin, 1733 – 1813.

WIELAND, Christoph Martin, 1733 – 1813. E. Br. m. U. „Wieland.“ „v.H.“ („vom Hause“ d. i. Weimar) 24.III..1797

1797 EUR 6,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 33,600.00
139 SCHILLER, Friedrich von, 1759 – 1805.

SCHILLER, Friedrich von, 1759 – 1805. E. Br. m. U. Rudolstadt 29.IX..1789

1789 EUR 8,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 31,200.00
56 GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749 – 1832.

GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749 – 1832. E. Br. m. U. (Weimar) 23.X.1812

1812 EUR 8,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 25,200.00
85 *KAFKA, Franz, 1883 – 1924.

*KAFKA, Franz, 1883 – 1924. Eigenh. Typoskript mit 2 eigenh. Korrekturen. 1 S. folio. Durchschlagpapier. Leicht knittrig, geringe Randläsuren.

1919 und 1920 EUR 8,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 24,000.00
229 *LEIBNIZ, Gottfried Wilhelm Freiherr von, 1646 – 1716.

*LEIBNIZ, Gottfried Wilhelm Freiherr von, 1646 – 1716. E. Br. m. U. Hannover 25.IV..1702

1702 EUR 16,000.00 - 16,000.00 EUR 21,600.00
59 *GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749 – 1832.

*GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749 – 1832. E. Billett m. U. „G“. Weimar 12.I.1821

1821 EUR 3,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 18,000.00
58 *GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749 – 1832.

*GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749 – 1832. Brief mit 13-zeiliger e. Nachschrift u. U. „G“. Jena 19.VI.1818

1818 EUR 8,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 14,400.00
214 *HERTZ, Heinrich, 1857 – 1894.

*HERTZ, Heinrich, 1857 – 1894. Eigenh. Manuskript. (Sommer 1891.) 11 S. gr.-folio und 1 S. gr.-8°. Minimale Randläsuren.

1891 EUR 6,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 13,200.00
134 ROTH, Joseph, 1894 – 1939.

ROTH, Joseph, 1894 – 1939. 1 e. Br. m. U. und 1 e. Postkarte m. U. Amsterdam 24.VI. 1936 und Ostende 29.VII.1936

1936 EUR 3,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 10,800.00
131 *RILKE, Rainer Maria, 1875 – 1926.

*RILKE, Rainer Maria, 1875 – 1926. E. Brief mit eingefügtem G e d i c h t u.U. Château de Muzot 7.III.1924

1924 EUR 3,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 9,600.00
202 GRIMM, Wilhelm, Germanist, 1786 – 1859.

GRIMM, Wilhelm, Germanist, 1786 – 1859. Eigenh. Manuskript (1842), auf dem breiten Rand nachträglich bezeichnet, datiert: Berlin 3.I.1847

1847 EUR 6,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 9,000.00
331 SCHIELE, Egon, 1890 – 1918.

SCHIELE, Egon, 1890 – 1918. Portraitphotographie. .1917

1917 EUR 800.00 - 800.00 EUR 9,000.00
181 BEHRING, Emil, 1854 – 1917.

BEHRING, Emil, 1854 – 1917. E. Br. m. U. Marburg 30.VIII.1903

1903 EUR 2,000.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 8,640.00
161 *VOSS, Johann Heinrich, 1751 – 1826.

*VOSS, Johann Heinrich, 1751 – 1826. E. Br. m. U. Eutin 10.VI..1788

1788 EUR 6,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 7,800.00
93 LAVATER, Johann Caspar, 1741 – 1801.

LAVATER, Johann Caspar, 1741 – 1801. E. Br. m. U. O. O. 15.II..1783

1783 EUR 1,200.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 7,800.00
57 GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749 – 1832.

GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749 – 1832. Schriftstück m. U. „ergebenst Goethe“. Jena 12.IV.1817

1817 EUR 2,000.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 7,200.00
  • <center><b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:<br>Sales Exhibition Catalogue 47<br>Part II<br>The Arctic Exploration and the Search for a Northeast Passage</b>
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> (C. PTOLEMY) – NICOLAUS GERMANUS DONIS. “Tabula Moderna Prussie Livonie Norbegie Et Gottie.” Ulm, 1486. The first printed map of Scandinavia and the North in untouched contemporary color.
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> JAN HUYGEN VAN LINSCHOTEN. “Voyasie, ofte Schip.vaert...van by Noorden om langes Noorwegen de Noordt-Caep, Laplandt, Vinlandt, ruslandt, de Witte Zee, de Kusten van Kandenoes, Swetenoes, Pitzora…” Amsterdam, 1624.
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> FRIDTJOF NANSEN/SIGURD SCOTT-HANSEN. “Lóitnant Johansen fra 86°.14’.” A sensational documentation map from one of the most famous and important polar expeditions in the world: “The Fram Expedition 1893 – 1896.”
    <center><b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:<br>Sales Exhibition Catalogue 47<br>Part II<br>The Arctic Exploration and the Search for a Northeast Passage</b>
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> JOSEPH PAUL GAIMARD. “Voyage de la Commision scientific du Nord , en Scandinavie, en Laponie, au Spitsberg et aux Feröe pendant les années 1838, 1839 et 1840, sur la corvette La Recherche...M. Paul Gaimard”.
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> PHILIPP JOHANN VON STRAHLENBERG. “Nova Descriptio Geographica Tattariae Magnae Tam Orientalis Quam Occidentalis In Particularibus…” Stockholm – Berlin (1730). The original Swedish edition.
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> FREDERICK DE WIT. “Totius Europa Littora Novissime edita.” Contemporary hand-coloured engraving, Amsterdam c. 1675 – 80.
  • <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [CIVIL WAR] -- [SHERIDAN, Philip Henry]. Personal headquarters flag of Philip Henry Sheridan used when he led the 2nd Michigan Cavalry. Spring - Summer 1862. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY]. Half plate daguerreotype of firefighter Walter Van Erven Dorens. [San Francisco]: n.p., [ca 1854-1856]. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [LINCOLNIANA]. Abraham Lincoln banner possibly made for the 1864 presidential campaign. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [REVOLUTIONARY WAR - CONTINENTAL CONGRESS]. [HOLTEN, Dr. Samuel]. An archive of letters related to Danvers, Massachusetts, physician and statesman Dr. Samuel Holten. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD]. CARBUTT, John, photographer. Exceptional collection of 27 stereoviews from the series, "Excursion to the 100th Meridian, October 1866." Chicago, [1866]. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [ALASKAN GOLD RUSH]. William Steele West and family, extensive archive of photographs, diaries, correspondence, and personal items. [Ca 19th - 20th century]. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [TAYLOR, Zachary]. Quarter plate daguerreotype featuring the 12th President of the United States. N.p.: n.p., [ca 1845]. $8,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [WASHINGTON, George]. Signed Society of the Cincinnati document. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> LINCOLN, Abraham. Autograph endorsement signed ("A. Lincoln"), as President. [Washington], 29 September 1862. 1 page, 4to, old creases. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> JEFFERSON, Thomas. Autograph letter signed ("Th. Jefferson"), as United States President, to Robert Patterson. Washington DC, 2 July 1805. 1 page, 4to, evenly toned, small tear from seal. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY] -- [ALCOTT, Elizabeth Sewall]. Ninth plate ruby ambrotype attributed to Elizabeth Sewall Alcott. N.p., [ca 1856-1857]. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [WESTERN AMERICANA]. RUSSELL, Andrew Joseph, photographer. <i>Salt Lake City, From the Top of the Tabernacle.</i> [1869]
  • <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> LIFE OF OSLER, PRESENTATION COPY TO NEPHEW NORMAN GWYN. CUSHING, HARVEY. 1869-1939. <i>The Life of Sir William Osler.</i> Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1925. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> OSLER TO HALSTED MENTIONING CUSHING AND WELCH. Autograph Letter Signed ("Wm Osler") to William Stewart Halsted on medical matters, 2 pp, January 19, 1919. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> CUSHING PRESENTATION COPY TO LUCIEN PRICE. CUSHING, HARVEY. <i>Intracranial Tumours.</i> Springfield, 1932. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> OSLER ON HIS CHILDHOOD. Autograph Letter Signed ("Wm Osler") to Mabel [Brewster] on returning home to Staplehurst. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> SCULTETUS, JOHANNES. 1595-1645. <i>Cheiroplotheke, seu armamentarium chirurgicum XLIII.</i> Ulm: Balthasar Kühnen, 1655. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> VICQ D'AZYR, FELIX. 1748-1794. <i>Traite d'anatomie et de physiologie.</i> Paris: Didot l'aine, 1786. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> TAGAULT, JEAN. C.1499-1546. <i>De chirugica institutione libri quinque....</i> Lyon: Guillaume Rouillé, 1549. $400 to $600.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). Autograph Logs and Journals from his 1927 Alaska Expedition. $7,000 to $ 9,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). Cañon de Chelley, 1904. Oversized orotone, 17 x 22in in original Curtis Studio frame. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). 26 cyanotypes, featuring images of Cheyenne tribes from Volume VI of <i>North American Indian,</i> c.1907, made by Curtis in the field. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). The Vanishing Race, 1904. Oversized orotone, 18 x 24in in original Curtis Studio frame. $20,000 to $30,000.
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