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Auction Info

Auction Name
Original literary editions from the 19th to the 21st century
Auction Date
06/24/2021 - 06/24/2021
Sale Number
#62421
Total Lots
313
Sold Lots
210
Lots Sold
67.09%
Unsold Lots
103
Total Sales (EUR)
248,349.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
129,890.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
170,610.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
184,010.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
239,190.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
103.83%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
115 CÉLINE (Louis-Ferdinand).

Voyage au bout de la nuit.

1932 EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 26,875.00
13 FLAUBERT (Gustave).

Madame Bovary. Mœurs de province.

1857 EUR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 EUR 18,750.00
58 ROSTAND (Edmond).

Cyrano de Bergerac.

1898 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 7,750.00
238 SARTRE (Jean-Paul).

Le Mur.

1939 EUR 5,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 6,250.00
9 DARWIN (Charles).

De l'origine des espèces, ou des lois du progrès chez les êtres organisés.

1862 EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 6,250.00
104 BRETON (André).

Les Vases communicants.

1932 EUR 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 5,750.00
103 BRETON (André).

Second manifeste du surréalisme.

1930 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 5,625.00
159 JARRY (Alfred).

Les Minutes de sable. Mémorial.

1894 EUR 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 5,000.00
227 RADIGUET (Raymond).

Le Bal du comte d’Orgel.

1924 EUR 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 5,000.00
30 HUŸSMANS (Joris-Karl).

Sac au dos.

1878 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 5,000.00
75 WILDE (Oscar).

La Maison des grenades.

1902 EUR 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 5,000.00
126 CHARDONNE (Jacques).

Les Destinées sentimentales.

1934-1936. EUR 500.00 - 600.00 EUR 5,000.00
201 [NOËL (Bernard)].

ORLHAC (Urbain d'). Le Château de Cène.

1969 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 4,625.00
154 HOUELLEBECQ (Michel).

Soumission.

2015 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 4,125.00
153 HOUELLEBECQ (Michel).

La Possibilité d'une île.

2005 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 4,000.00
176 LE CORBUSIER.

Fonds d'archives Marcel Lods.

EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 3,750.00
207 [PIEYRE DE MANDIARGUES (André)].

MORION (Pierre). L'Anglais décrit dans le château fermé.

1953 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 3,500.00
245 TOULET (Paul-Jean).

Les Contrerimes.

1921 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 3,500.00
7 COURTELINE (Georges).

Potiron.

s.d. [1890]. EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 3,500.00
134 DESNOS (Robert).

Corps et biens.

1930 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 3,250.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Charles Loupot, <i>Les Cigarettes Mekka,</i> 1919. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Plinio Codognato, <i>Cicli Fiat,</i> circa 1910. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> L.N. Britton, <i>Warning! Consider the Possible Consequences,</i> c. 1917. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Leonardo Bistolfi, <i>Première Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs Modernes,</i> 1902. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Leonetto Cappiello, <i>Paquet Pernot / Biscuits Pernot,</i> 1910. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Francesco Nonni, <i>Font Meo / Acqua Minerale Naturale,</i> 1924. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Frederick Winthrop Ramsdell, <i>American Crescent Cycles,</i> 1899. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> <i>Be a Tight Wad! Own Something!</i> designer unknown, 1925. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Candido Aragonese de Faria, <i>Chamonix–Mont–Blanc,</i> c. 1910. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> W.E.J., <i>Irishmen Avenge the Lusitania,</i> c. 1915. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until August 7</b>
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Maitres Affiches by MUCHA - Papier a cigarettes Job. 202. $5,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> De Bry - Map of the West Indies (including Florida, Cuba, Jamaica, Bahamas, Parts of Central & South America, Sea Monsters, Ships). $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gould - Short-billed Toucan (Ramphastos Brevicarinatus). $5,000 to $8,000.
    <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until August 7</b>
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Redoute, Folio - Pale Iris - Iris flavescens. 375. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gillray - Light Expelling Darkness or The Sun of the Constitution. $200 to $500.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gerard - Wild Hemp or Weed, Cannabis. 708. $150 to $450.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Shaw & Nodder - Head of The Dodo. 165. $100 to $300.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Family photograph album ("The Hughes family Album"), 1957-1962. £30,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, on "my own private doctrine", with a poem, 5 October 1956. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Pen and ink portrait of Ted Hughes, [1956]. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath. Joint autograph letter signed, to William and Edith Hughes, March 1960. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Photographic portrait by David Bailey, inscribed by Plath, 1961, and another press photo. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Tarot de Marseille. Deck of cards owned by Sylvia Plath. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Pair of gold wedding rings. £6,000 to £8,000.
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