Stephan Welz & Co.: JOHANNESBURG | FINE ART & DESIGN AUCTION - Books, Maps, Prints, 42919, Constantia

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Auction Date
04/29/2019 - 04/30/2019
Page Size: 41 items in 2 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
21Unknown

ANTON VAN WOUW PHOTOGRAPH photograph, signed by Anton van Wouw, dated and inscribed

‘Roma 1899ZAR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00ZAR 2,925.00
23

A WOODEN BOX, BERMUDA 1902 AND A BOX OF PHOTOGRAPHS oblong wooden box, brass hinges, functional bone latch, inscription to lid indistinct, though ‘

Bermuda1902ZAR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
24Brion de la Tour, Louis & Probst, Michael

AFRICA SECUNDURA LEGITIMAS PROJECTIO STEROGRAFICAE REGULAS

Augsburg1791ZAR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
25Kitchin, Thomas

A NEW AND IMPROVED MAP OF OXFORDSHIRE

Londonn.d. 1783 ZAR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00Not Sold
26Wyld, James (the Younger)

MAP OF THE OTTOMAN DOMINIONS IN ASIA

Londonn.d. (1855/1864)ZAR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00ZAR 2,340.00
27Arrowsmith, John

CAPE OF GOOD HOPE

London1842ZAR 5,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
28Wyld, James (the Elder)

CAPE DISTRICT, CAPE OF GOOD HOPE

London1825ZAR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00Not Sold
29Troye, Gustav Adolf

TROYE’S MAP OF THE TRANSVAAL OR S.A. REPUBLIC

Pretoria; London1892 & 1896ZAR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00Not Sold
30Münster, Sebastian

TYPUS ORBIS UNIVERSALIS

Basle, 1550ZAR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00Not Sold
31Fries, Laurent

TWO TABULA NOVA PARTIS AFRICAE MAPS

Vienna & Strasbourg1541ZAR 30,000.00 - 40,000.00ZAR 32,220.00
33Moss, Hugh

BY IMPERIAL COMMAND: AN INTRODUCTION TO CH’ING IMPERIAL PAINTED ENAMELS, 2 VOLS

Hong Kong1976ZAR 30,000.00 - 35,000.00Not Sold
34Hall, Richard N.

PRE-HISTORIC RHODESIA: AN EXAMINATION OF THE HISTORICAL, ETHNOLOGICAL AND ARCHEOLOGICAL EVIDENCES AS TO THE ORIGIN AND AGE OF THE ROCK MINES AND STONE BUILDINGS

London1909ZAR 500.00 - 700.00Not Sold
35Millais, J. G.

LIFE OF FREDERICK COURTENAY SELOUS, D.S.O. CAPT. 25th ROYAL FUSILIERS

London1918ZAR 700.00 - 900.00Not Sold
36Warren, Lt. Gen. Sir Charles

ON THE VELDT IN THE SEVENTIES

London1902ZAR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
37Wilson, David Mackay

BEHIND THE SCENES IN THE TRANSVAAL

London1901ZAR 800.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
38Birkby, Carel (Ed.)

THE SAGA OF THE TRANSVAAL SCOTTISH REGIMENT: 1932-1950

Cape Town1950ZAR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
39Mahan, A. T. Capt.

THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR: A NARRATIVE OF THE ANGLO-BOER WAR FROM THE BEGINNING OF HOSTILITIES TO THE FALL OF PRETORIA

New York1900ZAR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
40Beak, G. B

THE AFTERMATH OF WAR: AN ACCOUNT OF THE REPATRIATION OF BOERS AND NATIVES IN THE ORANGE RIVER COLONY: 1902-1904

London:1906ZAR 3,500.00 - 4,500.00Not Sold
41Freeman, J. J.

A TOUR IN SOUTH AFRICA, WITH NOTICES OF NATAL, MAURITIUS, MADAGASCAR, CEYLON, EGYPT, AND PALESTINE

London1851ZAR 1,200.00 - 1,600.00Not Sold
42Latrobe, Rev. C. I.

JOURNAL OF A VISIT TO SOUTH AFRICA IN 1815 AND 1816 WITH SOME ACCOUNT OF THE MISSIONARY SETTLEMENTS OF THE UNITED BRETHREN, NEAR THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE

Cape Town1969ZAR 600.00 - 900.00Not Sold
43Pringle, Thomas

NARRATIVE OF A RESIDENCE IN SOUTH AFRICA

London1835ZAR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
44Bird, John

THE ANNALS OF NATAL, 1495 TO 1845, 2 VOLS. Cape Town

(Undated)ZAR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
45Voorda, B. & Valckenaer, J.

RECHTSGELEERD ADVIS IN DE ZAAK VAN DEN GEWESEN STADHOUDER, EN OVER DESZELFS SCHRYVEN AAN DE GOUVERNEURS VAN DE OOST- EN WESTINDISCHE BEZITTINGEN VAN DEN STAAT

1796ZAR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
46Grout, Rev. Lewis

ZULU-LAND OR, LIFE AMONG THE ZULUKAFIRS OF NATAL AND ZULULAND, SOUTH AFRICA

London(Undated) ZAR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
47Ferreira, Jose Joaquin

RECORDACOES DA EXPEDICAO DA ZAMBEZIA EM 1869

Portugal1891ZAR 2,000.00 - 2,500.00Not Sold
  • <b>Christie’s Paris:</b> Blaise Cendrars and Fernand Léger, <i>La Fin du monde filmée par l’ange N.-D.,</i> Paris, Editions de la Sirène, 1919
    <b>Christie’s Paris:</b> André Breton, <i>Second manifeste du Surréalisme,</i> Paris, Editions Kra, 1930
    <b>Christie’s Paris:</b> Paul Eluard and Pablo Picasso, <i>La Barre d’appui,</i> Paris, Editions « Cahiers d’Art », 1936
    <b>Christie’s Paris:</b> Blaise Cendrars and Fernand Léger, <i>La Fin du monde filmée par l’ange N.-D.,</i> Paris, Editions de la Sirène, 1919
    <b>Christie’s Paris:</b> Hans Bellmer, <i>Die Puppe,</i> Paris, G.L.M., 1936
    <b>Christie’s Paris:</b> Salvador Dali, <i>La femme visible,</i> Paris, Editions Surréalistes, 1930
  • <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini. June 27</b>
    <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini:</b> KENNEDY ONASSIS, JACQUELINE Typed letter signed to Oleg Cassini. $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini:</b> [CASSINI-KENNEDY FASHIONS] Important archives related to the development of fashions for Mrs. Kennedy… $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini:</b> [CASSINI-KENNEDY FASHIONS] Detailed ledger of the Kennedy White House years… $500 to $800
    <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini:</b> KELLY, GRACE. Four autograph letters to Oleg Cassini. $5,000 to $8,000
    <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini. June 27</b>
    <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini:</b> CASSINI, OLEG. Group of Kennedy-era original fashion sketches. $1,000 to $1,500
    <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini:</b> KENNEDY ONASSIS, JACQUELINE. Autograph letter signed to Oleg Cassini. $800 to $1,200
    <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini:</b> CASSINI, OLEG. Fashion sketch titled “Mrs. Kennedy-Palais de Versailles-State Dinner.” $800 to $1,200
    Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini: [CASSINI, OLEG - KENNEDY, JACQUELINE.] Group of approximately 130 original fashion designs… $800 to $1,200.
  • <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> Presentation Copy. Sold for $500,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. Autograph Letter Signed, 3 pp, negotiating the 2nd American edition with Appleton. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Hemingway, Ernest. Autograph Letter Signed, 8 pp, Paris, 1924, to his father discussing Bullfighting, Stories, and his new baby. Sold for $25,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Corialanus.</i> London, 1623. 1st printing [Extracted from the First Folio]. Sold for $50,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Swift, Jonathan. <i>Gulliver's Travels.</i> London, 1726. 1st edition, Teerink's A edition, fine, large copy. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Fitzroy, Robert. Autograph Letter Signed to agent Thomas Stilwell, informing him of the progress of H.M.S. Beagle. Sold for $17,575.
    <center><b>Bonhams<br> Property from the Collection of Nicole and William R. Keck II</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Sonnets.</i> 1901. 2 volumes. Printed on vellum and illuminated by Ross Turner, bound by Trautz-Bauzonnet. Sold for $13,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Beardsley, Aubrey. <i>The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur.</i> 1893-94. 2 volumes. Contemporary painted vellum gilt by Chivers. Sold for $5,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Assisi, St. Francis. <i>The Canticle of Brother Sun.</i> Illuminated on vellum, for the Grolier Society. Sold for $7,575.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Rackham, Arthur. <i>Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens.</i> 1/500 copies signed by Rackham. Sold for $4,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Proust, Marcel. <i>Du coté de chez Swann.</i> 1st edition, 1st issue. Inscribed by Proust. Sold for $8,825.
  • <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>The Library and Picture Collection of the late Martin Woolf Orskey<br>June 26</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Book of Hours. Illuminated manuscript, Flanders or northern France, c. 1450. With 12 full-page illuminated miniatures. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Zahrawi, Abu’-Qasim, al- (c. 936-1013). <i>Albucasis chirurgicorum omnium,</i> Strasbourg, 1532. The first comprehensive illustrated treatise on surgery. £3,000 to £5,000
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Milles, Thomas. <i>The Custumers Alphabet and Primer,</i> 1608. Gilt supralibros of 17th-century English bibliophile Edward Gwynn. £2,000 to £3,000
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>The Library and Picture Collection of the late Martin Woolf Orskey<br>June 26</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Guillemeau, Jacques. <i>Child-Birth or, the Happy Deliverie of Women,</i> 1st edition in English, 1612. The second midwifery manual printed in English. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Rabisha, William. <i>The Whole Body of Cookery Dissected,</i> 1st edition, 1661. Rare. Five copies in libraries. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Royal binding. <i>An Abridgment of the English Military Discipline,</i> 1678. Contemporary red goatskin gilt by Samuel Mearne for Charles II (1630-1865). £1,500 to £2,000
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>The Library and Picture Collection of the late Martin Woolf Orskey<br>June 26</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Pallavicino, Ferrante. <i>The Whores Rhetorick,</i> 1st edition in English, 1683. Rare anti-Jesuit satire. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Swift, Jonathan. <i>The Benefit of Farting,</i> 1st London edition, 1722. Teerink 19. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Edwards, George. <i>Natural History of Uncommon Birds</i> [and] <i>Gleanings of Natural History,</i> 7 volumes, 1743-64. Contemporary tree calf, 362 hand-coloured engraved plates. £8,000 to £12,000
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>The Library and Picture Collection of the late Martin Woolf Orskey<br>June 26</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Campbell, Patrick. <i>Travels in the Interior Inhabited Parts of North America,</i> 1st edition, 1793. Howes C101; Sabin 10264. Uncut in original boards. £5,000 to £8,000
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Hearne, Samuel. <i>A Journey from Prince of Wales's Fort in Hudson's Bay, to the Northern Ocean,</i> 1st edition, 1795. Sabin 31181. Large-paper copy. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Edgeworth, Maria. <i>The Match Girl, A Novel,</i> 1808. £1,000 to £1,500
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ian Fleming, <i>Goldfinger,</i> first edition, inscribed to Sir Henry Cotton, MBE, London, 1959. Sold for $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Joseph Brant, Mohawk Chief, ALS, writing after pledging support to King George III against American rebels, 1776. Sold for a record $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Sonia Delaunay, <i>Ses Peintures</i> . . ., 20 pochoir plates, Paris, 1925. Sold for a record $13,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Diana, Princess of Wales, 6 autograph letters signed to British <i>Vogue</i> editor, 1989-92. Sold for $10,400.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alexander Hamilton, ALS, as Secretary of the Treasury covering costs of the new U.S. Mint, 1793. Sold for $12,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Benjamin Graham & David L. Dodd, <i>Security Analysis,</i> first edition, inscribed by Graham to a Wall Street trader, NY, 1934. Sold for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> George Barbier & François-Louis Schmied, <i>Personnages de Comédie,</i> Paris, 1922. Sold for $9,375.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Ilsée, Princesse de Tripoli,</i> Paris, 1897. Sold for a record $13,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ralph Waldo Emerson, <i>The Dial,</i> first edition of the reconstituted issue, Emerson’s copy with inscriptions, Cincinnati, 1860. Sold for a record $3,250.
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