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Auction Name
Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 6/18
Auction Date
06/30/2021 - 06/30/2021
Sale Number
#63021a
Total Lots
38
Sold Lots
25
Lots Sold
65.79%
Unsold Lots
13
Total Sales (EUR)
44,408.78
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
44,605.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
49,364.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
55,060.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
60,999.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
72.80%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
48878971 Napoleon Bonaparte

Very scarce Military Autograph Manuscript from Saint Helena

1816 EUR 22,000.00 - 24,200.00 EUR 17,576.25
49194663 Napoléon bonaparte

Napoléon bonaparte

1811 EUR 2,200.00 - 2,425.00 EUR 3,379.00
45751631 Lettre signé

Napoléon 1 er Napoléon bonaparte

1810 EUR 2,200.00 - 2,450.00 EUR 3,270.00
48871901 Napoleon 1er

Autograph - letter signed to his son Eguene de Beauharnais

1809 EUR 2,650.00 - 2,915.00 EUR 3,270.00
48954635 Napoleon Bonaparte

Autograph - very scarce signed brevet d'honneur - Honour certificate

1803 EUR 3,200.00 - 3,600.00 EUR 3,052.00
48787295 Napoléon Bonaparte

Lettre signée au duc de Feltre - Signature autographe - 1813

1813 EUR 2,750.00 - 3,030.00 EUR 2,944.09
47383599 Napoleon

Autograph

1813 EUR 1,980.00 - 2,200.00 EUR 2,049.20
49012125 Napoleon Bonaparte

Toulon 1793 very scarce signed document

1793 EUR 1,320.00 - 1,460.00 EUR 1,853.00
49113881 Louis XVI King of France

Autograph signed document French Revolution

1791 EUR 1,430.00 - 1,580.00 EUR 1,744.00
48070733 Napoléon. Général Drouot.

Application for leave from Elba with apostille signed Np

1815 EUR 1,100.00 - 1,210.00 EUR 1,417.00
48548093 J. Velten

Napoleon vor Moskau, XIV.Sept. Ano MDCCCXII

1830 EUR 495.00 - 544.00 EUR 490.50
49182887 James Gillray

Meisterwerke der Karikatur - The Plum-Pudding in Danger

1818 EUR 450.00 - 500.00 EUR 414.20
48957369 adressée à Gaspard de Clermont-Tonnerre

Lettre Historique sur l'abdication de Napoleon 1er , la situation politique et militaire

1814 EUR 770.00 - 850.00 EUR 383.68
49232153 D. Alexander

Portrait von Napoleon Bonaparte

1822 EUR 450.00 - 500.00 EUR 359.70
49239191 Boilly

Bonaparte Premier Consul

1815 EUR 200.00 - 250.00 EUR 294.30
48242225 Alexandre Berthier

Autograph

1806 EUR 180.00 - 200.00 EUR 285.58
49239335 Robert Bowyer

The Battle of Waterloo

1816 EUR 400.00 - 450.00 EUR 261.60
49182975 James Gillray

Meisterwerke der Karikatur - Tiddy-Doll

1818 EUR 350.00 - 400.00 EUR 239.80
49183115 James Gillray

Meisterwerke der Karikatur - The Spanish Bull Fight

1818 EUR 300.00 - 350.00 EUR 218.00
49204453 Berthier (Louis Alexandre)

Lettre manuscrite

1802 Not Available EUR 207.10
  • <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>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>& Works on Paper<br>30th September 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Bible, English. The Holy Bible, Second Folio edition, the "Great She Bible", engraved More-Speed 1611 map of Canaan, Robert Barker, 1613-11. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Galilei (Galileo). <i>Opere,</i> 2 vol., first collected edition, Bologna, Heirs of Dozza for Carlo Manolessi, 1656-1655. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Venetian choirbook.- Single leaf from a 13th century Venetian antiphonal, with large decorated initial, manuscript on vellum, Venice, [c.1260]. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>& Works on Paper<br>30th September 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Petrarca (Francesco). <i>Rerum vulrgarium fragmenta,</i> decorated manuscript on paper, Italy, [second half of the 15th century]. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> New York School of abstract expressionists.- Abbott (Mary Lee). [Sketch book of original artwork], [New York], 1945. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Contemporary colouring.- Nitzschewitz (Hermannus). <i>Novum beatae Mariaevirginis psalterium,</i> Zinna, Press of the Cistercian Monastery, 1493. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>& Works on Paper<br>30th September 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Shakespeare source book.- Montemayor (Jorge de). Diana of George of Montemayor: translated out of Spanish into English by Bartholomew Yong, first edition in English, B[ishop]., 1598. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Milton (John). Poems of Mr. John Milton, Both English and Latin, Compos'd at several times, first edition, state with "S" in "S. Pauls" in imprint, 1645. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Greene (Graham). <i>The Power and the Glory,</i> first edition, 1940. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>& Works on Paper<br>30th September 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Crowley (Aleister). View of the Tyrrhenian Sea, probably from the hill behind the abbey of Thelema, Cefalù, Sicily, charcoal, [1921]. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Fleming (Ian). <i>Casino Royale,</i> first edition, 1953. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> China.- Thomson (John). <i>Illustrations of China and Its People,</i> 4 vol., first edition, 96 photographic plates, 1873-74. £15,000 to £20,000.
  • <center><b>iGavel Auctions<br>Antiquarian and Other Books<br>September 14 – October 12</b>
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Athanasius. <i>Illustrium Virorum Opuscula,</i> Paris, 1500. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> <i>The New Testament of Jesus Christ, Translated Faithfully into English,</i> Rheims, John Fogny, 1582. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Stith, William. <i>The First History of Virginia printed in America,</i> [Williamsburg, 1747]. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <center><b>iGavel Auctions<br>Antiquarian and Other Books<br>September 14 – October 12</b>
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b><br>S. Bonaventure. <i>Commentarius in Secundum Librum Sententiarum Petri Lombardi,</i> Venice, 1477. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Juvenalis, Junii. <i>Satyrae,</i> with the commentary of Domitius Calderinus, Venice, 1475. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Horatius Flaccus, Quintus. <i>Opera.</i> Ed. with commentary of Christophorus Landinus, Florence, 1482. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <center><b>iGavel Auctions<br>Antiquarian and Other Books<br>September 14 – October 12</b>
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Scotus, Duns. <i>Quaestiones in Quattuor Libros Sententiarum,</i> 1476-1477. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Polidori, John. <i>The Vampyre, A Tale,</i> Paris, 1819. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Stowe, Harriet Beecher. <i>Uncle Tom's Cabin,</i> Vol. I and II, 1852, and a Later Edition, 1885. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <center><b>iGavel Auctions<br>Antiquarian and Other Books<br>September 14 – October 12</b>
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Twain, Mark. <i>The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,</i> 1877 [and] <i>The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,</i> 1885. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Book of Hours, Illuminated Vellum, Calendar of Months, 15th century. $600 to $900.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> <i>Picturesque,</i> America, Europe, Palestine, and Russia, 1872-1885. $400 to $600.
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