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Ferraton

Auction Info

Auction Name
Rare Books
Auction Date
06/25/2021 - 06/25/2021
Sale Number
#2546
Total Lots
604
Sold Lots
492
Lots Sold
81.46%
Unsold Lots
112
Total Sales (EUR)
257,537.50
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
75,905.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
108,731.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
94,635.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
134,511.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
191.46%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
122 BLONDIN (Antoine)

Un singe en hiver.

1959 EUR 750.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 16,250.00
200 MALRAUX (André)

La Condition humaine.

1933 EUR 500.00 - 750.00 EUR 12,500.00
131 CAMUS (Albert)

Les Justes. Pièce en cinq actes.

1950 EUR 750.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 11,250.00
47 RIMBAUD (Arthur)

Une saison en enfer.

1873 EUR 5,000.00 - 7,500.00 EUR 8,125.00
140 COCTEAU (Jean)

Thomas l'imposteur.

1923 EUR 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 6,875.00
222 MONTHERLANT (Henry de)

La Ville dont le Prince est un enfant.

1951 EUR 200.00 - 250.00 EUR 5,750.00
130 CAMUS (Albert)

L'Été.

1954 EUR 300.00 - 400.00 EUR 5,000.00
57 VERLAINE (Paul)

Les Poètes maudits. Tristan Corbière. Arthur Rimbaud. Stéphane Mallarmé.

1884 EUR 750.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 5,000.00
455 ALECHINSKY.- DOTREMONT (Christian)

La Reine des murs. Suite lithographique de Pierre Alechinsky.

1960 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 4,500.00
675

Zenit. Revue internationale. Directeur : Liobomir Mitzitch [Ljubomir Micic]. N° 34, 35, 36, 37 et 39.

1924 -1926 EUR 300.00 - 400.00 EUR 4,000.00
187 LABOUREUR.- LARBAUD (Valery)

Beauté, mon beau souci... Illustré de trente-sept gravures au burin par J.-E. Laboureur.

1920 EUR 300.00 - 500.00 EUR 3,750.00
246 VILLON.- VALERY (Paul)

Les Bucoliques de Virgile. Lithographies originales en couleurs de Jacques Villon.

1953 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 3,500.00
230 HUMILIS [pseudonyme de Germain NOUVEAU].

Savoir aimer.

1904 EUR 750.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 3,250.00
375 HERGE.

Objectif Lune. Fac-similé de la planche inédite d'Objectif Lune.

EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 3,250.00
137 CHARDONNE (Jacques)

Les Varais.

1929 EUR 200.00 - 300.00 EUR 3,000.00
223 MONTHERLANT (Henry de)

Le Maître de Santiago. Trois actes.

1947 EUR 100.00 - 150.00 EUR 3,000.00
182 JOUHANDEAU (Marcel)

Opales. Manuscrit original, en feuilles, sous chemise muette, étui en demi-maroquin bleu charron, dos à 4 nerfs titré or.

EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 2,750.00
207 MAURIAC (François)

Journal. Tomes 1 à 5.

1934-1953 EUR 250.00 - 300.00 EUR 2,500.00
239 SARTRE (Jean-Paul)

Le Diable et le Bon Dieu. Trois actes et onze tableaux.

1951 EUR 100.00 - 200.00 EUR 2,500.00
161 GIDE (André)

Paludes.

1895 EUR 250.00 - 300.00 EUR 2,250.00
  • <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.
  • <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.
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