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Auction Info

Auction Name
Old and Rare Books (pre-1600) - bidstart 7/30
Auction Date
08/10/2021 - 08/10/2021
Sale Number
#81021
Total Lots
20
Sold Lots
17
Lots Sold
85.00%
Unsold Lots
3
Total Sales (EUR)
5,568.81
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
3,875.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
4,460.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
5,195.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
6,010.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
92.66%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
50197607 Philippo Gallaeo

David, hoc est virtutis exercitatissimae probatum deo spectaculum

1575 EUR 750.00 - 850.00 EUR 926.50
50187647 Tyrio, Gulielmo

Belli sacri historia, libris XXIII comprehensa de Hierosolyma ac terra promissionis...

1549 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 872.00
50201637 Hygenus

Fabularum liber, ad omnium poetarum lectionem mite

1578 EUR 400.00 - 500.00 EUR 654.00
50139415 Galen

De naturalibus facultatibus libri tres, Thoma Linacro Anglo interprete

1548 Not Available EUR 512.30
50175293 André TIRAQUEAU

De iure Constituti Possessorii tractatus.

1553 EUR 450.00 - 500.00 EUR 468.70
50220835 D. Domini Melchioris /A Fratre Melchiore Cano

De Locis theologicis libri duodecim/ Reflexio De Poenitentia habita in academia Salmaticensi anno

1563 EUR 390.00 - 430.00 EUR 392.40
50233557 Fransiscus Marius Grapaldus (Francesco Maria Grapaldi)

De Partibus Aedium, Lexicon Utilissimum

1533 EUR 385.00 - 430.00 EUR 381.50
50135505 Plaute

Plauti Comoediae Viginti

1554 Not Available EUR 273.59
50091117 Justino

Historie di Trogo Pompeo

1535 EUR 500.00 - 550.00 EUR 264.87
50092663 Annibal caro

De le lettere familiari del commendatore Caro

1572 Not Available EUR 218.00
49983023 Luca contile

La historia dei fatti Di Cesare Maggi la Napoli

1564 Not Available EUR 174.40
50194985 Lot of 2 Folios by Conrad Gesner 1516-1565 with 6 hand coloured woodcuts

Fish - Sturgeon Albula Beluga Nursehound - Woodcuts to recto and verso of leaves.

1557 Not Available EUR 94.83
50195821 Grüninger Workshop (after) ; Virgil

Aeneas: The Boat Race - Agriculture - 1515

1515 Not Available EUR 76.30
50194735 Master of Gruninger Workshop

Virgil: Eclogues - Medieval Scene - Shepherds Convers - 1502

1502 Not Available EUR 70.85
50195681 Leonhard Fuchs (1501-1566); Albrecht Meyer; Heinrich Füllmaurer

Large folio woodcut Cornbine [Mittelwind, Convolvulus arvensis]

1543 Not Available EUR 69.76
50195545 Folio leaf with 2 large woodcuts by Giorgio Liberale; W. Meyerpeck

Fruit: Cherry [Mahaleb] & - Lime Tree [Tilia] - 1565

1565 Not Available EUR 68.67
50195273 Hans Schauffelein (1480-1540) - Hand coloured woodcut leaf

Dutch - Romans take Thebes Boeotia - 1541

1541 Not Available EUR 50.14
50177373 Athanasius, Alexandrinus

Divi Athanasii magni Alexandrini Archiepiscopi, scriptoris, gravissimi, et sanctissimi Martyris

1572 EUR 550.00 - 650.00 Not Sold
50187615 Surium, Laurentium [Lorenzo Surius]

Commentarius brevis rerum in Orbe gestaurum, ab anno salutis M.D. usque in annum M.D.LXVIII

1568 EUR 550.00 - 650.00 Not Sold
50219291 J. Lipsius

Ad annales Corn. Taciti liber commentarius

1599 EUR 220.00 - 250.00 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>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>September 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 20. ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY. Letter to the editors of the Boston Atlas on slavery and its political ramifications, 1842. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 208. HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. <i>A Farewell To Arms.</i> New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First edition. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 237. ADDAMS, CHARLES. Original drawing "Now Remember-act casual." $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>September 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 4. SMITH, ADAM. <i>An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations.</i> Philadelphia, 1789. The first American edition. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 131. BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VON. <i>Cinquieme Sinfonie en ut mineur: C Moll de Louis Van Beethoven. Oeuvre 67.</i> First edition of the complete score. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 73. Chinese Export Painting. Album of twenty-three original Chinese natural history studies of flowers and insects. Likely Canton: circa 1850. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>September 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 241. GOREY, EDWARD. Original drawing "Cat Drawing Wallpaper." Signed in Pencil in lower right margin. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 36. LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. Autograph note signed instructing Edwin Stanton to meet with the important African American abolitionist and officer Martin Delany. [Washington:] 21 February 1865. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 112. JONSON, BEN. <i>Workes</i>. London: William Stansby, 1616; Together with <i>Workes.</i> London: Richard Meighen,1640-41. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 161. STURGIS, LEE. <i>Salmon Fishing on Cain River, New Brunswick.</i> (Chicago:) Privately printed (for the author by Ralph Fletcher Seymour), 1919. First edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
  • <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Rosellini (Ippolito). <i>I Monumenti dell Egitto e Della Nubia,</i> Plate Volumes 1, 11 & 111, 3 vols. Elephant folio. €50,000 to €80,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Curtis (William), 1746 - 179, & other Editors. <i>The Botanical Magazine: or, The Flower Garden Displayed.</i> London 1793 - 1982-83. Together 184 vols. [with] other botanical material. €30,000 to €40,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Berkeley (George). <i>A Treatise Concerning the principles of Human Knowledge, wherein the chief Causes of Error and Difficulty in the Sciences…</i> Part I, Dublin, 1710 Rare First Edn. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Ruskin (John). A large finely executed Pencil Drawing, captioned <i>Oxford Cathedral, The Choir,</i> & Signed 'J. Ruskin Ch. Ch. 1838. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Sir Edward L. Lutyens. Howth Castle Plans: A Series of 10 Original Architects Drawings and Sketches, Alterations and Additions for J.C. Gaisford St. Lawrence, County Dublin, Ireland. €8,000 to €12,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Newman (Rev. Fr. John Henry, later Cardinal, now Saint) A very good collection of 24 A.L.S. to [Thomas] Gaisford of the Gaisford St. Lawrence family of Howth Castle. €10,000 to €15,000.
    <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Manuscript Atlas: Hodges, Smith & Co. <i>The Estate of the Rt. Hon. the Earl of Howth Situate in the County of Dublin,</i> lg. atlas folio Dublin (Hodges, Smith & Co.) 1863. €4,000 to €6,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Anon. <i>Herbolario Volgare: nel quale se dimostra conoscer le herbe et le sue vrtu…</i> Sm. 8vo Venice (Gio Maria Palamides) 1539. €3,000 to €4,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Baron (Caesar). <i>Annales Ecclesiastici</i>. [With] <i>Annalium Ecclesiasticorum Caesaris Baronii... Apparatus.</i> [With] <i>Index Universalis Rerum Omnium</i> [and one other]. 38 vols total. €1,500 to €2,000.
    <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Log Books of Three British Warships. Three folio Volumes, containing meticulously arranged logs of the voyages of Royal Navy Ships from 1876 – 1881. €1,200 to €1,800.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Walpole (Robert). <i>Memoirs Relating to European and Asiatic Turkey,</i> lg. 4to Lond. 1817. €1,000 to €1,500.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Bosio (Antonio). <i>Roma Sotteranea,</i> Opera Postuma. Large thick folio Rome (Guglielmo Facciotti) 1632. €1,000 to €1,500.
  • <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> ZEILER, Martin - <i>Topographiae Italiae.</i> Francoforte: Mattheus Merian, 1688. €3,500 to €4,500.
    <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> HAMILTON, William, Sir -- HANCARVILLE, Pierre-Francois HUGUES - Collection of Etruscan, Greek and Roman Antiquities from the Cabinet of the Hon. William Hamilton. Napoli: Francois Morelli, 1766-67. €38,000 to €48,000.
    <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> [ASTRONOMIA] - Manoscritto astronomico. Italia: 1650. €1,000 to €1,500.
    <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> DALI, Salvador - <i>Biblia Sacra vulgatae editionis.</i> Edizione “Ad Personam” Milano: Rizzoli, 1967. €40,000 to €60,000.
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