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Auction Info

Auction Name
Wrap It Up
Auction Date
09/30/2021 - 09/30/2021
Sale Number
#27064
Total Lots
102
Sold Lots
85
Lots Sold
83.33%
Unsold Lots
17
Total Sales (USD)
208,643.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
157,400.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
219,400.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
177,900.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
245,900.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
84.85%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
101 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

The Floating Piers (Wrapped Book) with hardcover volume in slipcase (2 works), edition XX/XX

2017 USD 25,000.00 - 35,000.00 USD 31,562.00
3 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Wrapped Bouquet of Roses, 1993, edition 2/4

1993 USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD 20,312.00
12 Christo

Surface d'Empaquetage (Packing surface) 25 x 18 1/2in (62 x 47cm)

USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 17,812.00
8 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Show Window, edition 29/35

2013 USD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00 USD 16,562.00
2 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Wrapped Telephone, Project, from 12 Years of Galeria Joan Prats, 1976-1988, edition 88/100

1988 USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 11,475.00
100 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Ponte Sant'Angelo, Wrapped, Project for Rome, 2011, edition XXV/XC

2011 USD 8,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 10,200.00
10 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Surrounded Islands, Biscayne Bay, Greater Miami, Florida, edition 53/100 (4 works)

1993 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 8,287.00
11 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Wrapped Walk Ways, Project for St. Stephen's Green Park, Dublin, edition 62/100

1983 USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 USD 8,287.00
38 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Wrapped Roman Sculptures, Project for Die Glyptothek, München

1991 USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 7,650.00
102 After Christo & Jeanne-Claude

L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped (Project for Paris)

2019 USD 1,800.00 - 2,200.00 USD 5,737.00
37 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Ericsson Display Monitor Unit 3111, Wrapped Project for Personal Computer, 1985

1985 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 USD 5,355.00
5 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

5,600 Cubicmeter Package, documenta IV, Kassel 1967-68, from Monuments

1968 USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 5,100.00
30 After Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Surrounded Islands, Project for Biscayne Bay, Greater Miami, Florida

1982 USD 800.00 - 1,000.00 USD 4,845.00
36 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Wrapped Telephone, Project for L.M. Ericsson Model, edition XV/XX

1985 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 USD 4,462.00
88 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Spaghetti con le Polpette - Le Zie, New York City (6 works)

2001 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 2,550.00
4 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Wrapped Floors, Project for Haus Lange Museum, Krefeld, edition XXI/XXV

1983 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 2,295.00
81 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Wrapped Reichstag, Berlin, 1971-1995

1995 USD 800.00 - 1,000.00 USD 2,295.00
31 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Surrounded Islands, Biscayne Bay, Greater Miami, Florida 1980-83

1983 USD 700.00 - 900.00 USD 2,040.00
25 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

The Pont Neuf Wrapped, Paris, 1975-85

1985 USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 1,912.00
97 After Christo & Jeanne-Claude

The Gates Project for Central Park, XXVII, New York City

2003 USD 800.00 - 1,000.00 USD 1,912.00
  • <center><br>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Maps & Atlases<br>Natural History<br>& Color Plate Books<br>December 9, 2021</b>
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. Carolina Parrot. Plate 26. Hand-colored aquatint and engraved plate from Audubon's <i>Birds of America.</i> $80,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> Francisco Henrique Carls. [Album de Pernambuco e seus Arrabaldes]. Fifty-three chromolithographed plates of landscape, town views and more of the state of Pernambuco, northeast Brazil. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> Captain Thomas Davies, after. Group of 5 engraved topographical scenes of North American waterfalls. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <center><br>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Maps & Atlases<br>Natural History<br>& Color Plate Books<br>December 9, 2021</b>
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> William R. Morley. Morley's Map of New Mexico. Large lithographed pocket map with original hand-color in outline. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> Frederick William Beechey, et al. <i>The Zoology of Captain Beechey's Voyage; Compiled from the Collections and Notes Made by Captain Beechey…</i> $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> ZUDA ROKASHI (Priest Hotan.) Nansenbushu Bankoku Shoka No Zu. Woodblock wall map of the world on 16 sheets joined. $5,000 to $7,500.
  • <b><center> Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 29th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b> Latin Book of Hours, Langres around 1490. Est: €50,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>T. Livius, <i>Römische Historien,</i> 1533. Est: €12,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>G. Mendel, <i>Versuche über Pflanzen-Hybriden,</i> 1865-66. Est: €30,000
    <b><center> Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 29th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>A. Verard, Book of Hours, around 1488. Est: €30,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>A. Ortelius, <i>Theatrum orbis terrarum,</i> 1601. Est: €80,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br><i>Der Sturm,</i> 1910-1916. Est: €16,000
    <b><center> Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 29th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b> <i>Cronica van der hilliger Stat Coellen,</i> 1499. Est: €25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>M. Catesby, <i>Piscium serpentum insectorum,</i> 1777. Est: €25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>W. Grohmann, <i>Das Werk Ernst Ludwig Kirchners,</i> 1926. Est: €20,000
    <b><center> Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 29th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>P. Borgo, <i>Aritmetica mercantile,</i> 1491. Est: €16,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>D. Roberts, <i>Egypt and Nubia,</i> 1846-49. Est: €8,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b> <i>Estampes,</i> with the suite by P. Picasso, 1950. Est: €15,000
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Zang Tumb Tuuum:<br>la révolution futuriste<br>Online Auction<br>30 November – 7 December</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 18:</b> The "Official Edition" of the United States Constitution and the First Printing of the Final Text of the Constitution, 1787. $15,000,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 30 – Dec. 7:</b> Marinetti, Filippo Tommaso. I Paroliberi Futuristi. 1914-1915. 8 p. Unique corrected proofs, for an anthology that remained unpublished. €40,000 to €60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 30 – Dec. 7:</b> Cangiullo, Francesco. Studenti in Lettere. Università. 1915. Seminal work, featured in 3 historical futurist exhibitions. €20,000 to €30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 30 – Dec. 7:</b> Cangiullo, Francesco. Chiaro di luna. Circa 1915. Collage and gouache on paper. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 30 – Dec. 7:</b> Marinetti, Filippo Tommaso. Manicure. Faire les ongles à l'Italie. Circa 1915. A fantastic parody of an advertising poster. €20,000 to €30,000.
  • <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>December 9</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 47. Roosevelt, Theodore. Photograph inscribed to Morris J. Hirsch. May 7th 1918. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 178. Whitman, Walt. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn, New York: [Printed for the author], 1955. First edition in the first issue binding. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 38. Mather, Cotton. <i>Magnalia Christi Americana; or, the Ecclesiastical History of New-England.</i> London: Printed for Thomas Parkhurst, 1702. First edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 55. Taylor, Zachary. Autograph letter signed as President-Elect. Baton Rouge: January 15, 1849. $5,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 203. Picasso, Pablo. <i>Verve</i> Vol. V, Nos. 19-20. Paris: Editions Verve, 1948. Inscribed on the title page by Picasso. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>December 9</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 211. Domergue, Jean-Gabriel. L'Ete a Monte Carlo. Lithographed poster, Lucien Serre & Cie, Paris, circa 1937. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 105. Manuscript Illumination attr. to Neri da Rimini. Large excised initial "N" from a choirbook, extensively historiated. [Likely Rimini: first quarter of the 14th century]. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 40. McKenney, Thomas L. and Hall, James. <i>History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs.</i> Philadelphia: Rice, Rutter & Co., 1870. $3,00
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 222. Searle, Ronald. [Pets--a dog, cats and a parrot-- surrounded by books, and inspecting a globe, perhaps planning global domination]. Original drawing, 17 3/8 x 13 1/2 inches. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 98. Faden, William; Scull, Nicholas and George Heap. A Plan of the City and Environs of Philadelphia, Survey'd by N. Scull and G. Heap. London: William Faden, 12 March 1777. $3,000 to $5,000.
  • <i>Der Sturm.</i> 1922. Sold October 2021 for € 13,000.
    Diophantus Alexandrinus, <i>Arithmeticorum libri sex.</i> 1670. Sold October 2021 for € 18,000.
    <i>Cozzani Ettore e altri, l’Eroica. Tutto il pubblicato.</i> Sold October 2021 for € 11,000.
    Newton Isaac, <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica.</i> 1714. Sold October 2021 for € 7,500.
    Manetti Saverio, <i>Storia naturale degli uccelli.</i> 1767-1776. Sold April 2021 for € 26,000.
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