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Auction Info

Auction Name
OLD & MODERN BOOKS - ALBUMS - PRINTS & DRAWINGS - MANUSCRIPTS & AUTOGRAPHS
Auction Date
06/03/2021 - 06/03/2021
Sale Number
#112804
Total Lots
325
Sold Lots
207
Lots Sold
63.69%
Unsold Lots
118
Total Sales (EUR)
674,809.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
345,450.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
442,520.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
528,170.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
676,010.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
99.82%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
271 PROUST Marcel (1871-1922)

À l'ombre des jeunes filles en fleurs

1920 EUR 60,000.00 - 80,000.00 EUR 103,627.00
272 PROUST Marcel (1871-1922)

15 L.A.S., [1920-1922], à Horace FINALY

EUR 40,000.00 - 50,000.00 EUR 78,000.00
258 FLAUBERT Gustave (1821-1880)

Exceptionnelle réunion de quatre L.A. à sa maîtresse Louise COLET,

1846 EUR 25,000.00 - 30,000.00 EUR 28,600.00
199 TRAVIES DE VILLIERS Charles - Joseph (1804-1859)

1er volume : Histoire complète de Mr Mayeux.

EUR 3,500.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 28,434.00
140 GOULD John (1804-1881)

A century of birds from the Himalaya mountains.

1831-1832 EUR 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 14,533.00
267 MALLARMÉ Stéphane (1842-1898)

CORRESPONDANCE AUTOGRAPHE adressée à Alidor DELZANT 3 lettres, 32 cartes-lettres dont quatrains autographes signés, enveloppes conservées et divers documents.

EUR 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 14,300.00
173 BONAPARTE Charlotte Julie (1802-1839)

Vues pittoresques de l'Amérique dessinées par la Comtesse Charlotte de Suivillier

1824 EUR 1,800.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 12,258.00
90 RIMBAUD ARTHUR (1854-1891)

Une Saison en Enfer

1873 EUR 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 12,005.00
315 Napoléon Ier (1769-1821)

MANUSCRIT AUTOGRAPHE, III

EUR 7,000.00 - 9,000.00 EUR 11,700.00
169 ZAO Wou-Ki (1921-2013) - MALRAUX André (1901-1976)

La Tentation de l'Occident

s.d. 1962 EUR 2,500.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 10,362.00
210 ALECHINSKY PIERRE (NÉ EN 1927)

Papier de mur [Belgique], 1983.

1983 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 9,750.00
303 HONGRIE.

3 L.S. avec compliments autographes de Princes de TRANSYLVANIE, 1609-1707. BATHORY Gabriel I (1589-1613), Colosvar (Kalocsa) octobre 1609, à son «frère» Sigismond Forgach de Gimes

1609 EUR 500.00 - 700.00 EUR 9,360.00
314 Napoléon Ier (1769-1821)

MANUSCRIT AUTOGRAPHE, [mars ? 1794]

1794 EUR 8,000.00 - 10,000.00 EUR 9,100.00
164 RAMIRO Erasthène (1853-1928) - LEGRAND Louis (1863-1951)

Faune parisienne

1901 EUR 8,500.00 - 9,000.00 EUR 8,846.00
236 MALEBRANCHE Nicolas de (1638-1715)

L.A.S., Livry proche de Melun 9 juin [1708?], au physicien Louis du

1708? EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 8,840.00
249 CELINE LOUIS-FERDINAND (1894-1961)

Ensemble de 23 L.A.S adressées à son avocat Thorvald MIKKELSEN S.l., juin-décembre 1950, 36 pages in-4 au stylo à bille, lettres foliotées au crayon rouge.

1950 EUR 8,000.00 - 10,000.00 EUR 8,320.00
293 COLONIES ET ESCLAVAGE Environ 65 lettres...

COLONIES ET ESCLAVAGE Environ 65 lettres et documents et 13 imprimés sur les colonies et l'esclavage, 1723-1868 (défauts à quelques documents).

1723-1868 EUR 3,500.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 7,930.00
177 [HISTOIRE NATURELLE]. [RECUEILS D'ESTAMPES]. [XVIIe SIÈCLE].

7 rares suites de gravures du XVIIe siècle réunies en un volume

EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 7,835.00
69 DUMAS père Alexandre (1802-1870)

Grand Dictionnaire de cuisine

1873 EUR 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 7,835.00
153 LOBEL-RICHE Alméry (1880-1950)- BAUDELAIRE Charles (1821-1867)

Les Fleurs du Mal

1917 EUR 4,000.00 - 4,500.00 EUR 6,571.00
  • <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 Jul 15:</b> Jessie Tarbox Beals, archive of signed photographs, 15 silver prints, c. 1930. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <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>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.
  • <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until July 31</b>
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Cleveley, Jukes, & Cook - View of Charlotte Sound, New Zealand. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Peron - Platypus. $300 to $600.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Loon & Pitt - Map of the World published 1680 - <I>Orbis Terrarum nova et accuratissima tabula.</i> $5,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Maitres de l'Affiche by MUCHA - La Dame aux Camelias. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until July 31</b>
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Cause - Peony, Crocus, Dog's Tooth Violet. $400 to $800.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Redoute, Folio - Lemmonnier's Iris - Iris Monnieri. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Audubon, Imperial Folio - Common American Deer. $6,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Gould - Cuvier's Toucan (Ramphastos Cuvieri). $5,000 to $8,000.
  • <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul. FROG TEACHER LEADING ELF PUPILS ... Watercolour, c.1920.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> SATO, Gyro. [GENDAI RYOKI SENTAN ZUKAN]. Tokyo : Shinchosa, 1931.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> CARROLL, Lewis. ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. London : Macmillan and Co., 1868.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> FLEMING, Ian and MILLER, Albert. CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG. New York : Random House, 1968.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> PHOENIX. Adelaide : Adelaide University Union, 1939.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> BOWEN, Emmanuel. A complete map of the Southern Continent. London : 1744.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> NORTHFIELD, James. AUSTRALIA. Melbourne : Northfield Studios and J.E. Hackett, c.1935
  • <center><b>The Transatlantic Book Fair<br>July 22-27, 2021</b>
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>Comedies, Histories and Tragedies. Published according to the true originall copies.</i> London, Tho Cotes, for Robert Allot, 1632.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> STAHL, Augusto. <i>Panorama of Rio de Janiero.</i> c.1859. 3-part albumen print panorama (266 x 1186mm.).
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> WILDE, Oscar. <i>Lady Windermere's Fan</i>. London: Elkin Mathews & John Lane, 1893. Presentation copy.
    <center><b>The Transatlantic Book Fair<br>July 22-27, 2021</b>
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> DE TOCQUEVILLE, Alexis. <i>De la Democratie en Amerique.</i> Paris: Pagnerre, 1850. Thirteenth Edition. Presentation copy.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> CHAUDRON, A[delaide] de V[endel]. <i>Chaudron’s Spelling Book.</i> Mobile (AL): S.H. Goetzel, 1865.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> SAINT CHER, Hugh of. <i>Commentary on Peter Lombard’s Sentences, with the Abridgement of the Sentences.</i> Eastern France, illuminated manuscript., first half of the fifteenth century.
    <center><b>The Transatlantic Book Fair<br>July 22-27, 2021</b>
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> LANE, Thomas. <i>The Crystal Palace.</i> London, 1851.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> B[ULWER], J[ohn]. <i>Anthropometamorphosis: man transform’d: or, the artificiall changling historically presented…</i> London: William Hunt, 1653.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> VOLTAIRE, François-Marie Arouet de. <i>Oeuvres de M. de Voltaire.</i> Dresden, George-Conrad Walther (i.e. Leipzig, Breitkopf), 1748-1750.
    <center><b>The Transatlantic Book Fair<br>July 22-27, 2021</b>
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> HAWKING, Stephen & Leonard Mlodinow. <i>The Grand Design.</i> London: Bantam Books, 2011.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> FIELDS, James T. <i>Yesterdays with Authors.</i> With fine manuscript letter by Charles Dickens, and autograph letters from Forster, Landor, Mitford and others.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> <i>Kit, the Arkansas Traveller Broadside.</i> Chromolithograph.
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