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Vermot de Pas

Auction Info

Auction Name
Modern and Antiquarian Books - Art Photography Books
Auction Date
04/03/2015 - 04/03/2015
Sale Number
#32982
Total Lots
283
Sold Lots
34
Lots Sold
12.01%
Unsold Lots
249
Total Sales (EUR)
2,125.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
1,945.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
2,500.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
14,495.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
18,725.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
11.35%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
188 [ROTHSCHILD]

Catalogue des livres composant la bibliothèque de feu… James de Rothschild.

1884-1887. EUR 80.00 - 100.00 EUR 262.50
52 ZOLA ( Emile).

Le VENTRE de PARIS.

1927 EUR 200.00 - 250.00 EUR 187.50
196 BRUNET (J.-Ch.)

Manuel du Libraire et de l'amateur de livres.

EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 131.25
283 JAMMES (Francis)

La Noël de mes enfants. Frontispice & 4 bois dessinés & gravés par A. Roubille.

1919 EUR 100.00 - 120.00 EUR 87.50
92 MOREAU Camille

Camille Moreau

1899 EUR 100.00 - 120.00 EUR 87.50
133 ROY (Jules)

La rue des zouaves

1970 EUR 40.00 - 50.00 EUR 81.25
190 [RAHIR (Edouard)]

La Bibliothèque de feu Edouard Rahir.

1930-1938. EUR 60.00 - 80.00 EUR 81.25
281 PORTALIS (Baron Roger)

Les dessinateurs d'illustrations au XVIIIe siècle.

1877 EUR 80.00 - 100.00 EUR 75.00
32 KENNA (Michael)

Night Work.

2000 EUR 80.00 - 100.00 EUR 75.00
193 BARBIER (Ant.-Alex.)

Dictionnaire des ouvrages anonymes.

1872-1875 EUR 80.00 - 100.00 EUR 75.00
204 HATIN (Eugène)

Bibliographie historique et critique de la Presse périodique française.

1866 EUR 80.00 - 100.00 EUR 75.00
134 ROY (Jules)

Le voyage en Chine.

1965 EUR 30.00 - 40.00 EUR 68.75
54 MICHELANT (L.)

Faits mémorables de l'Histoire de France

1844 EUR 20.00 - 30.00 EUR 62.50
113 CAU (Jean)

Sévillanes.

1987 EUR 60.00 - 80.00 EUR 62.50
201 KOPAC

Slavko Affiche de l’exposition Kopac à la galerie Mona Lisa

1961 EUR 30.00 - 40.00 EUR 52.50
285 ANONYME

Catalogue d'une précieuse collection d'Almanachs Royaux

1909 EUR 60.00 - 80.00 EUR 50.00
137 WEST (Morris)

Arlequin.

1974 EUR 60.00 - 80.00 EUR 50.00
138 WEST (Morris)

La Salamandre.

1973 EUR 60.00 - 80.00 EUR 50.00
165 [ALMANACH ROYAL]

Année bissextile 1776.

1776 EUR 60.00 - 80.00 EUR 50.00
247 BEUQUE (Emile)

Dictionnaire des poinçons officiels 2 vol reliés

1976 EUR 60.00 - 80.00 EUR 50.00
  • <center><b>Doyle<br>Stage & Screen<br>Auction April 28</b>
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 12. OKLAHOMA! Celeste Holm's vocal score for Oklahoma! inscribed by Richard Rodgers. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 20. WILSON, DOOLEY. Fine inscribed photograph to Celeste Holm with Casablanca reference. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 79. Original production script of the Broadway musical CATS with notes written by Claude Tessier. $600 to $900.
    <center><b>Doyle<br>Stage & Screen<br>Auction April 28</b>
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 139. STEPHEN SONDHEIM. Autographed musical manuscript signed for "Broadway Baby" from Follies. $500 to $800.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 180.<br>Cecil Beaton. Headdress for Liza at the Ball, from My Fair Lady, circa 1962. $700 to $900.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 177.<br>Cecil Beaton. Set Design for The Gainsborough Girls, 1951. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 54. Fanciful engraving of earth's interior with magma core and errupting volcanoes (1682). $1500 to $1800.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 165. Rare state of Jefferys' influential map of New England in contemporary color (1755). $8000 to $9500.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 177. Mouzon's foundation map of the Carolinas (1775). $10000 to $13000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 183. Very rare first state of De Fer's map of the Lower Mississippi Valley (1715). $20000 to $25000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 253. Scarce Scottish edition based on Ellicott's plan of Washington, D.C. (1796). $2400 to $3000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 313. Stunning view of Philadelphia by John Bachmann (1850). $3250 to $4250.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 338. Rare Civil War map based on Bucholtz map of Virginia (1862). $9500 to $12000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 667. First map to accurately show Luzon in Philippines (1590). $6000 to $7500.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 682. Rare map of Shanghai International Settlement published just after WWI (1918). $7000 to $9000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 738. Coronelli's superb map of the Pacific showing the Island of California (1697) Est. $2400 - $3000
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 743. A cornerstone piece in the mapping of Australia and New Zealand (1726) Est. $6000 - $7500
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 781. An uncommon signature during Jefferson's Governorship of Virginia (1779) Est. $9500 - $11000
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Collection of a Connoisseur:<br>History in Manuscript, Part 2<br>27 April 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Ronald Reagan. Series of 37 letters to Senator George Murphy, and related material, 1968-90. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Chaim Weizmann. Autograph letter signed, to General Sir Gilbert Clayton, 6 September 1918. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Sir Winston Churchill. Autograph letter signed, to Pamela, Lady Lytton, 1942. £20,000 to $30,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Collection of a Connoisseur:<br>History in Manuscript, Part 2<br>27 April 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Oscar Wilde. Five autograph letters signed, to Alsager Vian, 1887. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Napoleon I. Letter signed to Admiral Ganteaume, ordering the invasion of England, 22 August 1805. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Horatio, Viscount Nelson, and Emma Hamilton. Two autograph letter signed, to Catherine and George Matcham, 1805. £6,000 to £8,000.
  • <center><b>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>Timed auction, April 29</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1032. RATZER, BERNARD. Plan of the City of New York in North America, surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1011. [BROADSIDE]. Life, Last Words and Dying Confession, of Rachel Wall... $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1055. BEATON, CECIL. Scrapbook prepared by Cecil Beaton over the period 1935-1944, with some later inclusions. $800 to $1,200.
    <center><b>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>Timed auction, April 29</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1051. ADDAMS, CHARLES. Original drawing "I hope the power doesn't go out until after Masterpiece Theatre." $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1037. The Campaign Speeches of Nixon of Kennedy, inscribed to William Safire by Richard Nixon and secretarially for John Kennedy. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1036. Celebration of the Commencement of Work on Rapid Transit Railroad. March 24th 1900, one o'clock, City Hall Park, New York. $200 to $300.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1005. 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers signed baseball including Jackie Robinson. $3,000 to $5,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Frances Palmer, <i>Battle of Buena Vista,</i> chromolithograph, New York, 1847. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Antonio Colmenero de Ledesma, the earliest publication concerned solely with chocolate, first edition, Madrid, 1631. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Romans Bernard, <i>An Exact View of the Late Battle at Charlestown, June 17th, 1775,</i> engraving, 1776. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> <i>A Short Narrative of the Horrid Massacre in Boston,</i> English edition, London, 1770. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> William Soule, <i>Lodge of the Plains Indians,</i> albumen print, 1872. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Manuscript document to enforce New York’s “Agreement of Non-Importation” during the heyday of the Sons of Liberty, New York, 1769. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Clarence Mackenzie, <i>Drummer Boy of the 13th Regiment of Brooklyn,</i> salt print with applied color, 1861. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Moses Lopez, <i>A Lunar Calendar,</i> first Jewish calendar published in America, Newport, RI, 1806. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b><br>The Book of Mormon, first edition, Palmyra, 1830. $30,000 to $40,000.
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