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Auction Info

Auction Name
Books and Art
Auction Date
05/06/2021 - 05/08/2021
Sale Number
#118a
Total Lots
2824
Sold Lots
1519
Lots Sold
53.79%
Unsold Lots
1305
Total Sales (EUR)
792,976.08
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
668,010.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
668,010.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
1,683,890.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
1,683,890.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
47.08%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
1493 Linschoten,J.H.v.

Linschoten,J.H.v. Navigatio ac Itinerarium in Orientalem sive Lusitanorum Indiam. Descriptiones... 2

1599 EUR 6,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 27,060.00
3294 Rembrandt van Rijn, Harmensz

Rembrandt van Rijn, Harmensz (1606 Leiden - Amsterdam 1669). Selbstbildnis mit Pelzmütze. Orig.-Radi

1631 EUR 23,000.00 - 23,000.00 EUR 24,600.00
3293 Rembrandt van Rijn, Harmensz

Rembrandt van Rijn, Harmensz (1606 Leiden - Amsterdam 1669). Selbstbildnis mit Barett, von vorn gese

1634 EUR 24,000.00 - 24,000.00 EUR 19,680.00
1069 Aldrovandi,U.

Aldrovandi,U. Museum metallicum in libros IIII distributum. Bartholomaeus Ambrosinus ... publici per

1648 EUR 9,000.00 - 9,000.00 EUR 14,760.00
164 (Rüxner,G.).

(Rüxner,G.). Anfang: ursprung: unnd herkom(m)en des Thurnirs in Teutscher Nation. Simmern, H. Rodler

1530 EUR 15,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 13,530.00
1452 Hondius,J.; J.Janssonius.

Hondius,J.; J.Janssonius. Atlantis novi pars secunda, exhibens Germaniam inferiorem, Galliam, Helve

1638 EUR 14,000.00 - 14,000.00 EUR 11,070.00
1046 Agricola,G.

Agricola,G. De re metallica libri XII. Eiusdem de animantibus subterraneis liber, ab autore recognit

1556 EUR 6,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 10,455.00
1332 Poenicke,G.A.

Poenicke,G.A. Album der Schlösser und Rittergüter Im Königreiche Sachsen. Sektionen I-V. Lpz. (um 18

um 1855 EUR 2,000.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 10,455.00
298 Beethoven,L.v.

Beethoven,L.v. Haarlocke. Auf Stoff geheftet. - Unter Glas gerahmt (nicht geöffnet).

EUR 15,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 10,455.00
171 Scheuchzer,J.J.

Scheuchzer,J.J. Kupfer-Bibel. 4 Bde. Augsburg und Ulm, Wagner 1731-(35).

1731-35 EUR 7,000.00 - 7,000.00 EUR 9,594.00
1045 Agricola,G.

Agricola,G. De re metallica libri XII ... Eivsdem de animantibvs svbterraneis liber ... . Basel, Fro

1561 EUR 8,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 9,225.00
965 Sander,F.

Sander,F. Reichenbachia. Orchids illustrated and described. 4 Teile in 7 Bdn. London, Sotheran & Co.

1888-94 EUR 10,500.00 - 10,500.00 EUR 8,610.00
3290 Rembrandt van Rijn, Harmensz

Rembrandt van Rijn, Harmensz (1606 Leiden - Amsterdam 1669). Abraham u. Isaak. Radierung auf feinem

1645 EUR 7,500.00 - 7,500.00 EUR 8,610.00
1391 Saint-Non,J.C.R.de.

Saint-Non,J.C.R.de. Voyage pittoresque ou description des Royaumes de Naples et de Sicile. 4 in 5 Bd

1781-86 EUR 11,000.00 - 11,000.00 EUR 8,610.00
1531

Stuffer-Verlag. Sammlung Korrespondenz zwischen Herbert Stuffer Verlag und Otto Flake, 1933-1959

1933-1959 EUR 1,200.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 8,241.00
2735 Dürer, Albrecht

Dürer, Albrecht (1471 Nürnberg 1528). Sol Justitia - Die Sonne der Gerechtigkeit. Kupferstich auf fe

um 1499 EUR 6,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 7,626.00
1138 Wolfart,P.

Wolfart,P. Historiae naturalis Hassiae inferioris pars prima qua potiora & elegantiora hujus fossili

1719 EUR 2,000.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 7,380.00
2720 Dix, Otto

Dix, Otto (1891 Gera - 1969 Singen). Lili, die Königin der Luft. Signierte Kaltnadelradierung auf Ku

1922 EUR 6,500.00 - 6,500.00 EUR 6,765.00
2730 Dürer, Albrecht

Dürer, Albrecht (1471 Nürnberg 1528). Die Heilige Familie mit fünf Engeln. Holzschnitt auf Bütten mi

um 1505 EUR 5,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 5,904.00
58

(Gilgengart. Das büchlin ist genant der Gilgengart ainer yetlichen Christenlichen seel. Wann zu gley

1520 EUR 6,500.00 - 6,500.00 EUR 5,412.00
  • <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><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>Galleri Bygdoy Allé<br>Sales Exhibition Catalogue 47<br>Part III<br>Antiquarian Temptations:<br>Rare Books, Atlases & Maps,<br>Photos & Manuscripts</b>
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> PIETER MORTIER. “Le Neptune Francois ou Atlas Nouveau des Cartes Marines. Levées et Gravées par ordre Exprés du Roy…” Paris, 1693.
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> MARC CHAGALL illus. SHAKESPEARE. “The Tempest.” Large folio. Monte-Carlo, 1975. Signed by the artist.
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> JOHN SPEED and followers. “A New and Accurate Map of the World.” Hand-colored engraving. London (1626 – 1627 – circa 1650) – 1676.
    <center><b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé<br>Sales Exhibition Catalogue 47<br>Part III<br>Antiquarian Temptations:<br>Rare Books, Atlases & Maps,<br>Photos & Manuscripts</b>
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> MATTHÄUS SEUTTER. “The Colossus Series.” Set of 4 prints, contemporary hand-colored engravings, each c. 57x49cm. Augsburg c. 1730
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> (CHARLES LE BRUN). “La Grande Galerie De Versailles, et Les Deux Salons qui L’Accompagnent, peints Par Charles Le Brun premier Peintre de Louis XIV…” Paris, 1752.
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> G. BRAUN – F. HOGENBERG. “Danorum Marca.” Contemporary hand-colored engraving, 33x48cm. Cologne, 1588.
  • <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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