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Binoche et Giquello

Auction Info

Auction Name
MODERN ILLUSTRATED BOOKS 1890-1950 : BEAUTIFUL BINDINGS - ORIGINAL DRAWINGS - UNIQUE COPIES
Auction Date
06/04/2021 - 06/04/2021
Sale Number
#113313
Total Lots
185
Sold Lots
163
Lots Sold
88.11%
Unsold Lots
22
Total Sales (EUR)
424,916.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
198,700.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
267,000.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
225,200.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
303,500.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
140.01%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
19 MUSSET (Alfred de).

The adventures of the marriage of Pauline Garcia with Louis Viardot.

1840 EUR 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 EUR 119,600.00
175 ROSTAND (Edmond).

L'Aiglon, a drama in six acts in verse, first performed at the Sarah Bernhardt Theatre.

1911 EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 24,643.00
179 SHAKESPEARE (Wiliam) — Jean AICARD.

Othello, le More de Venise, drama in verse, in five acts and eight tableaux, by Jean Aicard, first performed at the Comédie française on February 27, 1899

1899 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 16,429.00
149 NODIER (Charles).

Histoire du chien de Brisquet, preceded by a letter to Jeanne by M. Anatole France.

1900 EUR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 EUR 15,165.00
64 DUMAS (Alexandre).

The Three Musketeers.

1894 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 12,638.00
198 VIRGILE.

The Eglogues.

1926 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 8,846.00
125 MAUPASSANT (Guy de).

This pig of Morin.

1909 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 8,594.00
148 NOAILLES (COMTESSE DE).

Les Climats.

1924 EUR 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 8,594.00
113 LOUYS (Pierre).

Les Chansons de Bilitis.

1927 EUR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 5,687.00
78 France (Anatole).

La Rôtisserie de la reine Pédauque.

1911 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 5,055.00
151 PETRONE.

The Satyricon.

1951 EUR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 5,055.00
36 BÉDIER (J.).

The Romance of Tristan and Isolde. Reconstructed from the French poems of the 12th century.

1900 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 4,802.00
162 RAMIRO (Érastène) et Louis LEGRAND.

Parisian fauna.

1901 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 4,676.00
169 RICHEPIN (Jean).

The Beggars' Song. - Last songs of my first book.

1910 EUR 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 4,423.00
186 TISSOT (James).

The Life of Our Lord Jesus Christ.

1896-1897 EUR 2,000.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 4,423.00
23 BALZAC (Honoré de).

History of the Emperor told in a barn by an old soldier.

1904 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 4,170.00
106 LONGUS.

The Pastorals of Longus or Daphnis and Chloe. Translation by Messire J. Amyot, revised, corrected, completed again, largely redone by Paul-Louis Courier.

1902 EUR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 4,044.00
135 MIRBEAU (Octave).

Le Journal d'une femme de chambre.

1926 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 4,044.00
73 FLAUBERT (Gustave).

The Temptation of Saint Anthony.

1907 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 4,044.00
115 LOUYS (Pierre).

The House on the Nile, or the Appearances of Virtue.

1904 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 3,665.00
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