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Auction Name
42 • THE ARISTOPHIL COLLECTIONS • VARIA: MANUSCRIPTS & AUTOGRAPHED LETTERS - FINE ARTS
Auction Date
07/08/2021 - 07/08/2021
Sale Number
#116070
Total Lots
207
Sold Lots
201
Lots Sold
97.10%
Unsold Lots
6
Total Sales (EUR)
205,637.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
112,160.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
148,920.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
114,210.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
151,600.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
135.64%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
194 Napoléon Ier

Napoléon Ier (1769-1821) autograph manuscript, III. Sisteme de bascule

EUR 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 18,284.00
195 Napoléon Ier

Napoléon Ier (1769-1821) MANUSCRIT largely autograph with numerous

EUR 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 14,856.00
196 Napoléon Ier

Napoléon Ier (1769-1821) autograph manuscript, [Notes on Profiles of Field Fortifications], [1818]

[1818] EUR 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 14,856.00
224 [SAINT-EXUPÉRY ANTOINE DE

[SAINT-EXUPÉRY ANTOINE DE (1900-1944)] His captain's cap, framed with an engraved portrait, and autograph dedication signed by Consuelo de Saint-Exupéry

EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 9,142.00
216 PROUST MARCEL

PROUST MARCEL (1877-1922) Les plaisirs et les jours, illustrations by Madeleine Lemaire, preface by Anatole France (Paris, Calmann Lévy, 1896).

1896 EUR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 7,878.00
63 [COCTEAU Jean]

[COCTEAU Jean] POSTER Beauty and the Beast.

EUR 200.00 - 250.00 EUR 7,196.00
193 Napoléon Ier

Napoléon Ier (1769-1821) autograph MANUSCRIT

EUR 5,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 4,643.00
197 Napoléon Ier

Napoléon Ier (1769-1821) autograph note signed "Nap," [St. Helena April 1821?], to General BERTRAND

821? EUR 5,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 4,643.00
202 [NAPOLÉON IER]. NORVINS JACQUES DE

[NAPOLÉON IER]. NORVINS JACQUES DE History of Napoleon. Ambroise Dupont et Cie, 1827-1828.

1827-1828. EUR 300.00 - 400.00 EUR 3,038.00
116 FERNANDEL

FERNANDEL (1903-1971) ACTEUR ET CHANTEUR 42 L.A.S. or P.A.S. (35 on postcards), and 4 photos or autographed pieces, 1927-1936, to his friend Dominique VENA, electrical contractor in Marseille.

1927-1936 EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 2,902.00
142 JOSÉPHINE

JOSÉPHINE (1763-1814) Impératrice L.A.S. "Josephine", Plombières 21 June [1809], to "my cousin" [Archchancellor CAMBACÉRÈS]

1809 EUR 1,200.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 2,742.00
175 MOZART WOLFGANG-AMADEUS

MOZART WOLFGANG-AMADEUS (1756-1791) musical manuscript, Davidde penitente, cantata, [late 18th century]

18th century EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 2,669.00
49

BASTILLE BREVET de Vainqueur de la Bastille, 19 June 1790

1790 EUR 2,000.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 2,057.00
61 [COCTEAU Jean]

[COCTEAU Jean] POSTER Beauty and the Beast.

EUR 100.00 - 150.00 EUR 1,942.00
199 [NAPOLÉON IER]. VORDAC

[NAPOLÉON IER]. VORDAC The Memoirs of the Count of Vordac, general of the Emperor's armies. Paris, Charles Le Clerc, 1730.

1730 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 1,829.00
215 POUGY LIANE DE

[POUGY LIANE DE (1869-1950) COURTISANE] About 250 letters, mostly L.A.S. to her.

EUR 700.00 - 800.00 EUR 1,828.00
96

MISCELLANEOUS Approximately 180 letters or pieces, most of them L.A.S.

EUR 400.00 - 500.00 EUR 1,741.00
178

MUSIC About 320 letters, cards or pieces, most of them L.A.S.

EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 1,714.00
187

MUSIC AND PERFORMANCE 20 letters, pieces or manuscripts.

EUR 500.00 - 600.00 EUR 1,714.00
213

PHOTOGRAPHS 4 mounted photographs with autograph signatures.

EUR 400.00 - 500.00 EUR 1,714.00
  • <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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