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Christian Hesse Auktionen

Auction Info

Auction Name
Book Collection Achilles Foundation Hamburg
Auction Date
05/29/2021 - 05/30/2021
Sale Number
#23
Total Lots
1165
Sold Lots
912
Lots Sold
78.28%
Unsold Lots
253
Total Sales (EUR)
1,573,980.10
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
634,077.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
942,320.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
742,547.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
1,100,890.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
142.97%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
238

Die Odyssee.

1907-1910 EUR 17,000.00 - 25,000.00 EUR 50,820.00
252 Rainer Maria Rilke

Duineser Elegien.

1931 EUR 13,000.00 - 20,000.00 EUR 50,820.00
336 Melchior Lechter

Das Märchen vom Sinn.

1927 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,500.00 EUR 41,140.00
62

Die Psalmen.

1911 EUR 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 EUR 31,460.00
532

The Bear Press.

1980 bis 2013. EUR 25,000.00 - 38,000.00 EUR 30,250.00
132 Thomas Mann

Der Tod in Venedig.

1912 EUR 17,000.00 - 25,000.00 EUR 27,830.00
249 William Shakespeare

Die tragische Geschichte von Hamlet Prinzen von Dænemark

1929 EUR 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 EUR 26,620.00
6 John Keats

[Selections] 1914

[1915]. EUR 6,500.00 - 10,000.00 EUR 22,990.00
12 Heinrich Vogeler-Worpswede

Dir.

1899 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,500.00 EUR 21,780.00
212 Platon

Tres Epistolae.

1926 EUR 2,800.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 20,570.00
202

El Koran, das heißt Die Lesung.

1916 EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 19,360.00
5 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Torquato Tasso.

1913 EUR 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 19,360.00
639 CRANACH-PRESSE - P[UBLIUS] VERGILIUS MARONIS.

DIE ECLOGEN.

1926 EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 19,360.00
405

Hellbrauner Ecrasélederband mit Blind- und Goldprägung von Ignatz Wiemeler.

1936 EUR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 16,940.00
723

VERONIKA SCHÄPERS - THE 32 SUPERIOR BEAUTIES OF BUDDHA’S PERSON.

2001 EUR 800.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 15,730.00
247 P[ublius] Vergilius Maronis

Eclogae & Georgica.

1926 EUR 6,500.00 - 10,000.00 EUR 15,730.00
1 John Milton

Paradise regain’d.

1905 EUR 3,400.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 15,730.00
321 Georg Heym

Umbra vitae.

1924 EUR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 15,125.00
242 Theodor Däubler

Hymne an Venedig.

[1917]. EUR 2,800.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 14,520.00
650

EINBÄNDE - SCHWARZER MAROQUINBAND VON IGNATZ WIEMELER.

EUR 2,800.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 13,310.00
  • <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
  • <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.
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