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Auction Info

Auction Name
Autographs, Letters and Manuscripts - Timed Auction
Auction Date
08/25/2021 - 08/25/2021
Sale Number
#82521
Total Lots
259
Sold Lots
23
Lots Sold
8.88%
Unsold Lots
236
Total Sales (EUR)
15,937.25
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
7,100.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
9,650.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
122,740.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
175,310.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
9.09%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
191 NAPOLEON I

NAPOLEON I: (1769-1821) Emperor of France 1804-14,1815. Autograph annotations in the hand of Napoleo...

1813 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 3,920.00
163 LAFARGE MARIE-FORTUNÉE

LAFARGE MARIE-FORTUNÉE: (1816-1852) Also known as Marie Capelle. French woman convicted of murdering her husband by arsenic poisoning. First person convicted on forensic toxicological evidence. Rare A.L.S.

1829 EUR 200.00 - 300.00 EUR 3,552.50
127 TAGORE RABINDRANATH

TAGORE RABINDRANATH: (1861-1941) Indian Poet, Nobel Prize winner for Literature, 1913. Statement Sig...

1921 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 2,572.50
165 GARROS ROLAND

GARROS ROLAND: (1888-1918) French Aviator and Fighter Pilot during WWI. First to cross the Mediterra...

1911 EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 1,041.25
124 POPE ALEXANDER

POPE ALEXANDER: (1688-1744) English Poet. Brief A.L.S., A: Pope, one page, slim oblong 8vo, n.p., 28...

1715 EUR 500.00 - 600.00 EUR 735.00
10 FORD JOHN

FORD JOHN: (1894-1973) Irish-American Film Director, Academy Award winner. D.S., John Ford, one page...

1949 EUR 200.00 - 300.00 EUR 563.50
98 HARING KEITH

HARING KEITH: (1958-1990) American Pop Art Artist and Activist. Haring

1987 EUR 250.00 - 350.00 EUR 563.50
193 FERDINAND II

FERDINAND II: (1578-1637) Holy Roman Emperor 1619-37. As a zealous Catholic, Ferdinand wanted to res...

1606 EUR 400.00 - 600.00 EUR 490.00
83 VUILLARD EDOUARD

VUILLARD EDOUARD: (1868-1940) French Painter. A.L.S., E Vuillard, one page, 8vo, n.p., n.d. ('Mardi'...

1897 EUR 200.00 - 300.00 EUR 343.00
105 DUMAS ALEXANDRE

DUMAS ALEXANDRE: Fils (1824-1895) French Author and Dramatist. A good A.L.S., `A. Dumas

EUR 200.00 - 300.00 EUR 245.00
139 CHEVREUL MICHEL EUGENE

CHEVREUL MICHEL EUGENE: (1786-1889) French Chemist whose work influenced several areas in science, m...

1879 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 220.50
51 MASCAGNI PIETRO

MASCAGNI PIETRO: (1863-1945) Italian Composer. A fine vintage signed 9.5 x 13.5 photograph of Mascag...

1937 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 196.00
202 [LOUIS XVI]

[LOUIS XVI]: (1754-1793) King of France and Navarre 1774-1791, King of the French 1791-92. The only ...

1770 EUR 100.00 - 150.00 EUR 196.00
4 MERODE CLEOPATRE-DIANE DE

MERODE CLEOPATRE-DIANE DE: (1875-1966) French Dancer of the Belle Epoque. Regarded as the first cele...

1905 EUR 120.00 - 180.00 EUR 183.75
180 PERIGNON CATHERINE-DOMINIQUE DE

PERIGNON CATHERINE-DOMINIQUE DE: (1754-1818) 1st Marquis of Grenade. Marshal of France. A good L.S.,...

1804 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 183.75
5 MARCEAU MARCEL

MARCEAU MARCEL: (1923-2007) French mime Artist and Actor. Marceau is best known for his stage charac...

1984 EUR 100.00 - 150.00 EUR 171.50
120 ENGLISH WRITERS

ENGLISH WRITERS: W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) English Novelist and Playwright. Vintage signed 4.5...

EUR 100.00 - 150.00 EUR 134.75
79 BRETON JULES

BRETON JULES: (1827-1906) French Naturalist Painter. A.L.S., J. Breton, one page, 8vo, n.p., 27th Au...

1880 EUR 100.00 - 120.00 EUR 122.50
213 FREDERICK VII OF DENMARK

FREDERICK VII OF DENMARK: (1808-1863) King of Denmark 1848-63. Last Danish Monarch of the House of O...

1844 EUR 100.00 - 150.00 EUR 122.50
203 PRINCE PHILIPPE OF ORLEANS

PRINCE PHILIPPE OF ORLEANS: (1838-1894) Count of Paris. Prince Philippe was the disputed King of the...

1879 EUR 60.00 - 90.00 EUR 110.25
  • <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.
  • <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.
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