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Auction Name
Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 7/23
Auction Date
08/03/2021 - 08/03/2021
Sale Number
#80321
Total Lots
18
Sold Lots
16
Lots Sold
88.89%
Unsold Lots
2
Total Sales (EUR)
6,072.82
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
5,450.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
6,175.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
7,800.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
8,825.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
68.81%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
50011173 Gratianus

Decretum

1472 EUR 1,650.00 - 1,850.00 EUR 2,016.50
49834957 Ioannes Baptista Egnatius

In hoc volumine haec continentur [...] de Caesaribus Libri III [...]

1519 EUR 770.00 - 850.00 EUR 911.24
49849527 Jacopo Strada / Bernard Salomon

Epitome du Thresor des Antiquitez

1553 EUR 850.00 - 950.00 EUR 817.50
49875373 Cattani da Diacceto Francesco

L' Essamerone

1563 EUR 600.00 - 700.00 EUR 545.00
50028275 Bernardus Justinianus

Historia de origine urbis Venetiarum. Ed: Benedictus Brognolus

1534 EUR 550.00 - 650.00 EUR 392.40
50033901 Johann Musler

En tandem libellus, ex captivitatis tenebris, quasi ab Orco, in lucem, a Venetis principibus...

1539 EUR 550.00 - 605.00 EUR 348.80
49962997 Senecae (Seneque)?

Decem tragoediae quae l.annaeo senecae tribuuntur : Opera Francisci Raphelengii...

1589 EUR 330.00 - 370.00 EUR 272.50
50030379 Antoine Rodolphe Chevalier

Rudimenta hebraicae linguae, accurata methodo & brevitate conscripta.

1592 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 158.05
50042047 Heinrich Vogtherr (the Elder) (1490-1556) - Large folio

Nativity: The Birth of Christ - First Edition - 1548

1548 Not Available EUR 106.82
50042397 Master of Gruninger Workshop

Virgil Aeneid: - Medieval Scene - Aeneas & his family leave Troy - 1502

1502 Not Available EUR 89.38
50042151 Hans Weiditz (1500-1536) [Petrarch Master]

Medieval Agriculture, Viticulture, Wine, Corn - 1532 (1560)

1560 Not Available EUR 81.75
50042713 Giovanni Maria Verdizzotti (1525-1600) - Woodcut leaf

“Del l’orso, e le api” - The Bear and the Bees - Honey - 1570

1570 Not Available EUR 76.73
50042277 Hans Schauffelein (1480-1540) - Hand coloured woodcut leaf

Dutch - Philip V (Macedonia) defeated by Romans - 1541

1541 Not Available EUR 76.30
50041949 Leonhard Fuchs (1501-1566); Albrecht Meyer; Heinrich Füllmaurer

Large folio with 2 woodcuts in hand colour: Violets [Hesperis]

1543 Not Available EUR 70.85
50042567 Conrad Gesner (1516-1565)

Ornithology - Grouse “Laubhanen” Large hand-coloured woodcut leaf

1557 Not Available EUR 59.95
50041743 Folio leaf with 2 large woodcuts by Giorgio Liberale; W. Meyerpeck

Wolf’s Bane [Aconitun] - 1565

1565 Not Available EUR 49.05
49819493 Justus Lipsius / Otto van Veen / Pieter van der Borcht

Poliorceticon Sive de Machinis / Roman Empire & Military Strategy

1599 EUR 900.00 - 1,000.00 Not Sold
49901243 Justinus [Justino, Marco Juniano]

Iustini historici clarissimi in Trogi Pompeii historias exordium

1502 EUR 1,450.00 - 1,650.00 Not Sold
  • <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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