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Auction Info

Auction Name
Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 6/11
Auction Date
06/22/2021 - 06/22/2021
Sale Number
#62221
Total Lots
26
Sold Lots
22
Lots Sold
84.62%
Unsold Lots
4
Total Sales (EUR)
5,131.72
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
3,530.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
4,738.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
5,355.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
6,813.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
75.32%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
48931023 Martin Borrhaus / Guillaume Cavellat / Peter Apian

Elementale cosmographicum

1551 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 926.50
46860867 Francesco Petrarca

Il Petrarcha con la spositione di m. Giovanni Andrea Gesualdo

1553 EUR 600.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 763.00
48969509 Guillaume (William) Durand

Rationale Divinorum Officiorum

1509 EUR 450.00 - 550.00 EUR 763.00
48992095 Anonymous

Page from the Divine Comedy

1491 Not Available EUR 382.59
49016487 Lucensi Pagnino (Saint Paganini)

Dictionnaire Hébreu-Latin Epitome Thesauri Linguae sanctae

1578 EUR 330.00 - 363.00 EUR 343.35
49040583 Giovanni Matteo Toscano

Carmina illustrium poetarum italorum

1576 EUR 200.00 - 300.00 EUR 239.80
48990707 Ioannis Eckii

Homiliarum Doctiss. Viri Ioannis Eckii adversus quoscunque nostri temporis haereticos. Tomus primus

1561 EUR 250.00 - 275.00 EUR 232.17
48696353 Johann Wild

In Ecclesiasten Salomonis annotationes

1553 EUR 200.00 - 250.00 EUR 211.46
48936987 Giacomo Sbrozzi

Tractatus de vicario episcopi

1592 Not Available EUR 185.30
49056529 Gilles Le Maistre / Jacques Kerver

Decisions notables de feu Messire Giles Le Maistre, Chevalier, & premier Président en la Cour de Par

1566 Not Available EUR 179.85
49057599 Master of Gruninger Workshop

Virgil: Music Bagpipes, Bestiary Tiger, Farming, Nymph - Medieval Scene - Arcadian Landscape - 1502

1502 Not Available EUR 174.40
49057175 Heinrich Vogtherr (the Elder) (1490-1556) - Large folio with 6 woodcuts

Execution Scene (defeat of King Arnulf of Carinthia 896) - Battle of Buh - First Edition - 1548

1548 Not Available EUR 97.01
49021349 Jean-Étienne Duranti

De ritibus ecclesiae catholicae libri tres. (Rites de l'Église Catholique)

1598 Not Available EUR 88.29
48991839 Livio Agresti (1505-1510-1579 (Birth date circa)) & Cornelis Cort (1533-1578)

Adnotationes et Meditationes in Evangelia' (Notes and Meditations on the Gospels)

1600 Not Available EUR 86.11
49057073 Livius (Livy) Titus (59 B.C.-17 A.D.)

Roman History: Battle Scene - Siege of Rome - 1514

1514 Not Available EUR 83.93
49056577 Heinrich Vogtherr (the Elder) (1490-1556) - Large folio

Sea Battle off Naples Italy in 1530 !! - First Edition - 1548

1548 Not Available EUR 76.30
48929963 Hartmann Schedel, Wolgemut, Pleydenwurff

Schedelsche Weltchronik

1493 Not Available EUR 74.12
49057997 Lot of 2 leaves with 2 large woodcuts by Giorgio Liberale; W. Meyerpeck

Nymphaea [Water Lily] & Halimus [Saltbush] - Hand coloured - 1565

1565 Not Available EUR 71.94
48929621 Hartmann Schedel, Wohlgemut, Pleydenwurff

200.0

1493 Not Available EUR 59.95
49057741 Leonhard Fuchs (1501-1566); Albrecht Meyer; Heinrich Füllmaurer

2 folio Woodcuts on recto and verso of one leaf - First State - Vetch [Wicken] & All-Seed [Maier]

1543 Not Available EUR 49.05
  • <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Rosellini (Ippolito). <i>I Monumenti dell Egitto e Della Nubia,</i> Plate Volumes 1, 11 & 111, 3 vols. Elephant folio. €50,000 to €80,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Curtis (William), 1746 - 179, & other Editors. <i>The Botanical Magazine: or, The Flower Garden Displayed.</i> London 1793 - 1982-83. Together 184 vols. [with] other botanical material. €30,000 to €40,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Berkeley (George). <i>A Treatise Concerning the principles of Human Knowledge, wherein the chief Causes of Error and Difficulty in the Sciences…</i> Part I, Dublin, 1710 Rare First Edn. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Ruskin (John). A large finely executed Pencil Drawing, captioned <i>Oxford Cathedral, The Choir,</i> & Signed 'J. Ruskin Ch. Ch. 1838. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Sir Edward L. Lutyens. Howth Castle Plans: A Series of 10 Original Architects Drawings and Sketches, Alterations and Additions for J.C. Gaisford St. Lawrence, County Dublin, Ireland. €8,000 to €12,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Newman (Rev. Fr. John Henry, later Cardinal, now Saint) A very good collection of 24 A.L.S. to [Thomas] Gaisford of the Gaisford St. Lawrence family of Howth Castle. €10,000 to €15,000.
    <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Manuscript Atlas: Hodges, Smith & Co. <i>The Estate of the Rt. Hon. the Earl of Howth Situate in the County of Dublin,</i> lg. atlas folio Dublin (Hodges, Smith & Co.) 1863. €4,000 to €6,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Anon. <i>Herbolario Volgare: nel quale se dimostra conoscer le herbe et le sue vrtu…</i> Sm. 8vo Venice (Gio Maria Palamides) 1539. €3,000 to €4,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Baron (Caesar). <i>Annales Ecclesiastici</i>. [With] <i>Annalium Ecclesiasticorum Caesaris Baronii... Apparatus.</i> [With] <i>Index Universalis Rerum Omnium</i> [and one other]. 38 vols total. €1,500 to €2,000.
    <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Log Books of Three British Warships. Three folio Volumes, containing meticulously arranged logs of the voyages of Royal Navy Ships from 1876 – 1881. €1,200 to €1,800.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Walpole (Robert). <i>Memoirs Relating to European and Asiatic Turkey,</i> lg. 4to Lond. 1817. €1,000 to €1,500.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Bosio (Antonio). <i>Roma Sotteranea,</i> Opera Postuma. Large thick folio Rome (Guglielmo Facciotti) 1632. €1,000 to €1,500.
  • <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> ZEILER, Martin - <i>Topographiae Italiae.</i> Francoforte: Mattheus Merian, 1688. €3,500 to €4,500.
    <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> HAMILTON, William, Sir -- HANCARVILLE, Pierre-Francois HUGUES - Collection of Etruscan, Greek and Roman Antiquities from the Cabinet of the Hon. William Hamilton. Napoli: Francois Morelli, 1766-67. €38,000 to €48,000.
    <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> [ASTRONOMIA] - Manoscritto astronomico. Italia: 1650. €1,000 to €1,500.
    <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> DALI, Salvador - <i>Biblia Sacra vulgatae editionis.</i> Edizione “Ad Personam” Milano: Rizzoli, 1967. €40,000 to €60,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> C.F. Payne, <i>Micawber—Imitating Norman Rockwell's "Triple self-portrait,"</i> acrylic, watercolor & colored pencil, 2002. Sold June 2021 for $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Jane Russell, archive of letters written during a whaling voyage, 1840s. Sold July 2021 for $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Guild of Women Binders, exhibition binding of A.F. Pollard’s <i>Henry VIII,</i> London, 1902. Sold July 2021 for $12,350.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Robert Frost, <i>Collected Poems,</i> author’s presentation copy, signed, with entirety of <i>Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening</i> inscribed, NY, 1930. Sold June 2021 for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> James Joyce, <i>Ulysses,</i> deluxe limited issue, signed, London, 1936. Sold June 2021 for $21,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Mercator [family], <i>[World and Continents],</i> 5 double-page maps, Amsterdam, c. 1633. Sold June 2021 for $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> George Schlegel, <i>New York, Taken from Central Park,</i> hand-finished color-tinted lithograph, 1874. Sold June 2021 for $11,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Nicolaus Copernicus, <i>De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium,</i> second edition, Basel, 1566. Sold April 2021 for $75,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Book of Hours, Use of Utrecht, illuminated manuscript, c. 1435-45. Sold April 2021 for $60,000.
  • <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>September 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 20. ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY. Letter to the editors of the Boston Atlas on slavery and its political ramifications, 1842. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 208. HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. <i>A Farewell To Arms.</i> New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First edition. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 237. ADDAMS, CHARLES. Original drawing "Now Remember-act casual." $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>September 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 4. SMITH, ADAM. <i>An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations.</i> Philadelphia, 1789. The first American edition. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 131. BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VON. <i>Cinquieme Sinfonie en ut mineur: C Moll de Louis Van Beethoven. Oeuvre 67.</i> First edition of the complete score. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 73. Chinese Export Painting. Album of twenty-three original Chinese natural history studies of flowers and insects. Likely Canton: circa 1850. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>September 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 241. GOREY, EDWARD. Original drawing "Cat Drawing Wallpaper." Signed in Pencil in lower right margin. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 36. LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. Autograph note signed instructing Edwin Stanton to meet with the important African American abolitionist and officer Martin Delany. [Washington:] 21 February 1865. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 112. JONSON, BEN. <i>Workes</i>. London: William Stansby, 1616; Together with <i>Workes.</i> London: Richard Meighen,1640-41. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 161. STURGIS, LEE. <i>Salmon Fishing on Cain River, New Brunswick.</i> (Chicago:) Privately printed (for the author by Ralph Fletcher Seymour), 1919. First edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
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