Heritage Auctions: The Maurice Car Collection featuring Rare Books and Manuscripts, 6218, New York

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
09/04/2019 - 09/04/2019
Page Size: 243 items in 10 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
45001

[Cubism]. Guillaume Apollinaire. Autograph Letter Signed. "Guillaume Apollinaire." One page in French on two sheets of onionskin paper pasted together, 9" x 15", Paris; September 22, 1917.

Paris1917USD 1,600.00 - 2,400.00USD 7,187.50
45002

Charles Baudelaire. Autograph Letter.

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 7,500.00
45003

Émile Bernard. Autograph Letter Signed. "Bernard."

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 687.50
45004

Émile Bernard. Autograph Letter Signed. "E. Bernard."

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 875.00
45005

Émile Bernard. Ma chere Madeleine. Autograph Poem. AM. Four pages in French, 4.25" x 6.5", Lille; [ca. May-June] 1890.

Lille1890USD 1,600.00 - 2,400.00Not Sold
45006

Émile Bernard. Autograph Letter Signed. "Emile." Two pages in French, 4" x 5.25", [n.p.; n.d.]

[n.p.; n.d.] USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
45007

Émile Bernard. Autograph Letter Signed. "Émile Bernard." Ten pages in French, 6.75" x 8", Cairo; April 10 [circa 1895].

Cairocirca1895 USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 937.50
45008

Émile Bernard. Sonnet Gauguin. Autograph Poem Signed. "EB." One page in French, 4.5" x 7", n.p.; 1890.

n.p.;1890USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,250.00
45009

Émile Bernard. Sonnet to Maurice Denis. Autograph Manuscript Signed. "Emile Bernard." 8.25" x 10.5", n. p.; n.d. Entitled "A Maurice Denis," this sonnet, in four stanzas, is composed for Bernard's friend Maurice Denis (1870-1943).

n. p.; n.d.USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 750.00
45010

Bernard Buffet, artist. Jean Giono. RECHERCHE DE LA PURETÉ. Paris: Henry Creuzevault, 1953. Limited edition reissue of 1939 work, with illustrations by Bernard Buffet (1928-1999), signed by Giono and Buffet, with a foreword by Pierre Bergé.

Paris1953USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 3,125.00
45011

Paul Cezanne. Autograph Letter Signed With Sketches. ALS. "Paul Cezanne." One page in French, with two sketches, 5.5" x 8.75", Aix; October 19, 1906.

Aix1906USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00USD 21,250.00
45012

Paul Cezanne. Autograph Letter Signed. "Paul Cezanne." Two pages (of a bifolium) in French, 5"x 8", Aix; April 2, 1902.

Aix1902USD 2,400.00 - 3,600.00USD 9,687.50
45013

Paul Cezanne. Autograph Letter Signed. "P. Cezanne." Two pages (of a bifolium) in French, 4.5" x 7", Paris; January 13, 1897.

Paris1897USD 1,600.00 - 2,400.00USD 8,750.00
45014

Jean Cocteau. Autograph Letter Signed. "Jean Cocteau."

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,000.00
45015

Jean Cocteau. Three Part Manuscript and the Limited Numbered Edition of L' Ode à Picasso. Inscribed by Cocteau to Fanny Car with a full page drawing. Numerous holograph corrections in ink and pencil to the manuscript.

USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 10,625.00
45016

Gustave Courbet. Autograph Letter Signed. "Gustave Courbet." Two pages (of a bifolium) in French, 5.25" x 8.25", Paris: May 12, [1866].

Paris1866]. USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 2,000.00
45017

Edgar Degas. Autograph Letter Signed.

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,875.00
45018

Edgar Degas. Autograph Letter Signed.

USD 1,600.00 - 2,400.00USD 2,125.00
45019

Edgar Degas. Autograph Letter Signed.

USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 1,750.00
45020

Eugène Delacroix. Signed Pencil Drawing.

USD 2,400.00 - 3,600.00USD 6,562.50
45021

Eugène Delacroix. Drawings.

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 750.00
45022

Eugène Delacroix. Autograph Letter Signed. "E. Delacroix."

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,875.00
45023

Eugène Delacroix. Autograph Letter Signed.

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 812.50
45024

Eugène Delacroix. Five Autograph Letters Signed.

USD 2,400.00 - 3,600.00USD 4,500.00
45025

Eugène Delacroix. Autograph Manuscript.

USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 10,312.50
  • <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> SMITH, CHRISTOPHER WEBB. 1793-1871. <i>Indian Ornithology.</i> [Patna, India]: 1828. $50,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DUPRÉ, LOUIS. 1789-1837. <i>Voyage à Athènes et à Constantinople, ou Collection de portraits, vues et costumes grecs et ottomans.</i> Paris: Dondey-Dupré, 1825. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> ADAMS, JOHN. Autograph Letter Signed ("J Adams"), [to Dr. Perkins?] while recovering from his small pox inoculation, [late-April, 1764]. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> AUSTEN, JANE. Autograph Letter Signed ("J. Austen"), to her sister Cassandra, 4 pp, "Thursday – after dinner," [September 16, 1813,] Henrietta St. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. 1785-1851. <i>The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories.</i> New York & Philadelphia: J.J. Audubon & J.B. Chevalier, 1840-1844. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DODWELL, EDWARD. 1767-1832. <i>Views in Greece.</i> London: Rodwell and Martin, 1821. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> JAMES, JESSE. Autograph Letter Signed ("Jesse W. James"), to Mr. Flood demanding Flood retract spurious accusations, 3 pp, June 5, 1875. $200,000 to $300,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Eric Carle, <i>The Very Hungry Caterpillar,</i> hand-painted collage. Sold for a record $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Charles Addams, <i>Couple passing a giant bird house,</i> watercolor cartoon for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1948. Sold for $16,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Miriam Troop, <i>Rain on Laundry Day,</i> oil on canvas, cover for <i>The Saturday Evening Post,</i> 1940. Sold for $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Rockwell Kent, <i>To All Fascists,</i> ink broadside for The League of American Writers, circa 1937. Sold for $6,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Jo Mielziner, <i>Pet Shop Drop,</i> backdrop design for <i>Pal Joey</i> on Broadway, 1940. Sold for a record $55,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Lee Brown Coye, acrylic cover illustration for the 25th anniversary of <i>Weird Tales,</i> 1944. Sold for $18,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Virgil Finlay, <i>The Outsider & Others,</i> pen & ink dust jacket illustration for H.P. Lovecraft's book, 1939. Sold for $5,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Al Hirschfeld, <i>Paul Robeson as Othello,</i> illustration for <i>The New York Times,</i> 1942. Sold for $68,750
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Frederic Remington, pen & ink illustration for <i>A Scout with the Buffalo Soldiers</i> in <i>The Century</i> magazine, 1889. Sold for $17,500.
  • <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>Fall 2019 Auction<br>September 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> AUDUBON, John James. Snowy Owl, Plate 121. Aquatint Engraving with original hand color. London: Havell Jr., 1827-1838 from <i>Birds of America.</i> $225,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> JEFFERYS, Thomas. <i>The American Atlas...</i> London: Sayer and Bennett, 1776. $65,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> RACKHAM, Arthur. Original Illustrations for <i>Jack and the Beanstalk.</i> Pen and ink with watercolor on paper. C. 1913. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> AUDUBON, John James. Ruffed Grous, Plate 41. Aquatint Engraving with original hand color. London: Havell Jr., 1827-1838 from <i>Birds of America.</i> $50,000 to $70,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> ROESSLER, A. R. Latest Map of the State of Texas. Lithograph with original hand color. New York: Mittendorfer, 1874. $50,000 to $65,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>Fall 2019 Auction<br>September 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> AUDUBON, John James. American Bison or Buffalo (Male), Plate 56. Lithograph with original hand color. New York, 1845-1848 from <i>Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America.</i> $18,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> HOOKER, Sir William Jackson & FITCH, Walter Hood. Victoria Regia. Lithograph with original hand color. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1851. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> AUDUBON, John James. Pin Tailed Duck, Plate 227. Aquatint Engraving with original hand color. London: Havell Jr., 1827-1838 from <i>Birds of America.</i> $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> LEWIS, Meriwether and CLARK, William. <i>Travels to the Source of the Missouri River and Across the American Continent...</i> London, 1814. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> AUDUBON, John James. American Black or Silver Fox, Plate 116. Lithograph with original hand color. New York, 1845-1848 from <i>Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America.</i> $18,000 to $25,000.
  • <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Joyce (James). <i>Dubliners,</i> first edition, signed presentation inscription from the author, 1914. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> The Beatles.- Baker (Geoffrey.) 3 Autograph Letters and 1 Autograph Card signed to Ann Gosnell, addtionally sgn’d by George Harrison, John Lennon, Cynthia Lennon and others, 1968. £5,000 to £7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Pilgrim Press.- Dod (John). <i>A plaine and familiar exposition of the tenne commandements ...,</i> [Leiden], [William Brewster], 1617. £15,000 to £20,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Automaton Chess Player & Mechanical Illusion.- Reynell (H., printer). “The Famous Chess-Player, No.14, St.James's-Street, next Brooks's,” broadside advertisement for "The famous Automaton", [1784]. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Clemens (Samuel Langhorne). <i>Life on the Mississippi,</i> first English edition, signed presentation inscription from the author, 1883. £8,000 to £12,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Arctic Sledge Flag.- Fulford (Reginald Baldwin). Sledge flag... HMS Discovery, 1875. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> first edition, first printing, 1997. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Piranesi (Giovanni Battista). <i>Le Antichità Romane,</i> 4 vol., 1756. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal, called). <i>Urbis Venetiarum Prospectus Celebriores,</i> 3 parts in 1, Richard Ford's copy, Venice, Giovanni Battista Pasquali, 1751. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Atlases.- Speed (John). <i>A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World,</i> bound with <i>The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine,</i> 1631-27. £12,000 to £18,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Anatomical illustration.- Aselli (Gaspare). <i>De lactibus sive lacteis venis... dissertatio,</i> first edition, Milan, Giovanni Battista Bidelli, 1627. £20,000 to £30,000
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