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Auction Name
Online: AUTOGRAPHIC LETTERS & MANUSCRIPTS (FINE ARTS, HISTORY, LITERATURE AND MISCELLANEOUS)
Auction Date
09/16/2021 - 09/16/2021
Sale Number
#634
Total Lots
217
Sold Lots
112
Lots Sold
51.61%
Unsold Lots
105
Total Sales (EUR)
103,610.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
67,960.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
86,990.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
121,705.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
153,130.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
67.66%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
117 CATHERINE I DE RUSSIE.

CATHERINE I DE RUSSIE.- Lettre manuscrite en russe portant décret signé d'une croix. 18 septembre 1726

1726 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 4,160.00
60 HISTOIRE.

HISTOIRE.- - CHARLES IX, Roi de France. L.S., Charles, 24 janvier 1566, aux gens de la Cour de Parlement de Bordeaux

1566 EUR 1,200.00 - 1,300.00 EUR 3,380.00
136 GORKI Maxime.

GORKI Maxime.- L.A.S., signée en russe à l'écrivain Anna KOLPINSKAJA, s.d.n.l.

s.d. EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 3,380.00
142 HEMINGWAY Ernest.

HEMINGWAY Ernest.- L.A.S., « Ernest », Finca Vigia, San Francisco de Paula, Cuba 30 octobre 1952, à Bill LENGEL

1952 EUR 2,000.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 3,380.00
92 HERGE.

HERGE.- Lettre dactylographiée signée "Hergé", Bruxelles, 7 mai 1968, à Pierre Fresnaut-Deruelle,

1968 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 3,120.00
103 MONET Claude.

MONET Claude. - L.A.S., "Claude Monet", Giverny, 24 janvier 1890

1890 EUR 1,500.00 - 1,800.00 EUR 2,860.00
66 HISTOIRE.

HISTOIRE. - - TROTSKY Léon. Document militaire signé, 30 septembre 1919

1919 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 2,600.00
110 STEINBECK John.

STEINBECK John.- L.A.S., « John », [Salerno] « Good Friday » [Vendredi Saint 20 avril 1962], à Robert WALLSTON à New York

1962 EUR 1,200.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 2,600.00
129 WAGNER Richard.

WAGNER Richard.- L.A.S., « RW » le 5 juillet [1870 ?], à un ami [Karl von Perfall ? ou Franz Wüllner ?]

EUR 500.00 - 600.00 EUR 2,600.00
69 LITTERATURE.

LITTERATURE. - - HUGO Victor. L.A.S., adressée à Frederica BERNCASTEL. 24 jiun 1858

1858 EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 2,340.00
34 MANN Thomas.

MANN Thomas.- L.A.S., "Thomas Mann", à Willy Haas, papier à entête avec adresse (Kilchberg Am Zurichsee Alte Landstrasse 39), 15 février 1955

1955 EUR 1,200.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 2,210.00
54 CHARDONNE Jacques.

CHARDONNE Jacques.- Correspondance à Roger NIMIER. Ensemble de 19 L.A., la plupart signées.

EUR 300.00 - 400.00 EUR 2,080.00
128 DIVERS.

DIVERS.- - ZOLA Emile. L.A.S., à "Mon cher Dreyfus". Paris 22 octobre 1872

1872 EUR 800.00 - 900.00 EUR 1,950.00
41 LITTERATURE.

LITTERATURE. - - PROUDHON, Pierre Joseph.

L.A.S., au politique TROUESSART, Paris, 31 août 1853

1853 EUR 900.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 1,820.00
59 ZOLA Emile.

ZOLA Emile.- 3 L.A.S., adressées à l'écrivain Jacques Normand, 1893-1894

1893-1894 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 1,820.00
94 VERNE Jules.

VERNE Jules.- L.A.S., Amiens, 13 août 1902, à sa soeur Anna

1902 EUR 1,200.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 1,820.00
137 VERLAINE Paul.

VERLAINE Paul.- Henri III, poème autographe Circa 1865

1865 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 1,820.00
109 MIRABEAU Honoré-Gabriel de Riquetti, comte de.

MIRABEAU Honoré-Gabriel de Riquetti, comte de. - Manuscrit autographe (fragment), [Le lecteur y mettra le titre, Amsterdam 1777]

1777 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 1,690.00
165 DICKENS Charles.

DICKENS Charles.- L.A.S., [à Robert Dell.]. Mars 1857

1857 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 1,300.00
214 ALEXANDRE VII.

ALEXANDRE VII.- Une bulle d'Alexandre VII, (1658)

EUR 300.00 - 350.00 EUR 1,300.00
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    <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.
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    <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.
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    <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.
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    <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.
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    <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.
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    <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.
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    <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.
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