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Auction Info

Auction Name
Autographs, Letters and Manuscripts - Day 1
Auction Date
07/15/2021 - 07/15/2021
Sale Number
#71521
Total Lots
480
Sold Lots
448
Lots Sold
93.33%
Unsold Lots
32
Total Sales (EUR)
262,811.50
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
191,920.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
272,940.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
194,900.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
277,060.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
94.86%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
323 PICASSO PABLO: (1881-1973)

PICASSO PABLO: (1881-1973) An exceptional illustrated A.L.S.

EUR 25,000.00 - 35,000.00 EUR 26,950.00
458 EINSTEIN ALBERT: (1879-1955)

EINSTEIN ALBERT: (1879-1955) An excellent and lengthy A.L.S.

EUR 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 EUR 9,800.00
412 BAUDELAIRE CHARLES: (1821-1868)

BAUDELAIRE CHARLES: (1821-1868) An excellent and rare autograph letter including an autograph poem

EUR 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 6,125.00
355 VOLTAIRE: (1694-1778)

VOLTAIRE: (1694-1778) Voltaire is known for his attacks on Catholic Church

EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 5,635.00
411 HUGO VICTOR: (1802-1885)

HUGO VICTOR: (1802-1885) Unusual sketch by Hugo

EUR 5,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 5,145.00
195 ROSSINI GIOACHINO: (1792-1868)

ROSSINI GIOACHINO: (1792-1868) Rare A.M.Q.S.

EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 5,145.00
356 BALZAC HONORÉ DE: (1799-1850)

BALZAC HONORÉ DE: (1799-1850) Scarce A.L.S.

EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 3,920.00
206 RIMSKY-KORSAKOV NIKOLAI: (1844-1908)

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV NIKOLAI: (1844-1908) An excellent A.L.S.

EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 3,920.00
196 PONCHIELLI AMILCARE: (1834-1886)

PONCHIELLI AMILCARE: (1834-1886)

EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 3,675.00
310 TOULOUSE-LAUTREC HENRI DE: (1864-1901)

TOULOUSE-LAUTREC HENRI DE: (1864-1901) Rare A.L.S.

EUR 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 EUR 3,185.00
314 MATISSE:

MATISSE:

EUR 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 EUR 3,185.00
315 MATISSE HENRI: (1869-1954)

MATISSE HENRI: (1869-1954) Unusual and very attractive autograph short poem-canticle

EUR 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 EUR 3,185.00
402 DICK PHILIP K.: (1928-1982)

DICK PHILIP K.: (1928-1982) A lengthy

EUR 800.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 3,062.50
384 TOMASI DI LAMPEDUSA GIUSEPPE: (1896-1957)

TOMASI DI LAMPEDUSA GIUSEPPE: (1896-1957) Rare signed and inscribed book by Lampedusa

EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 2,695.00
434 WEYL HERMANN: (1885-1955)

WEYL HERMANN: (1885-1955) Manuscript D.S.

EUR 600.00 - 900.00 EUR 2,695.00
304 COURBET GUSTAVE: (1819-1877)

COURBET GUSTAVE: (1819-1877) Rare A.L.S.

EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 2,450.00
305 CARPEAUX JEAN-BAPTISTE: (1827-1875)

CARPEAUX JEAN-BAPTISTE: (1827-1875) A very interesting and lengthy A.L.S.

EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 2,450.00
325 PAALEN WOLFGANG: (1905-1959)

PAALEN WOLFGANG: (1905-1959) An extremely rare A.L.S.

EUR 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 EUR 2,450.00
198 VERDI GIUSEPPE: (1813-1901)

VERDI GIUSEPPE: (1813-1901) A very fine A.L.S.

EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 2,450.00
459 FLEMING ALEXANDER: (1881-1955)

FLEMING ALEXANDER: (1881-1955) A rare manuscript D.S.

EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 2,450.00
  • <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.
  • <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.
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