• <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Churchill (Winston) & Others. 1944 Commonwealth Prime Ministers’ Conference, 27 April 1944. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Joyce (James). <i>Ulysses.</i> First English edition, 1922. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Belzoni (Giovanni Battista). <i>Plates Illustrated of the Researches and Operations...in Egypt and Nubia,</i> FIRST EDITION, 1821-1822. £14,375 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Astor (John Jacob). A collection of rare letters, 9 January 1812- 4 September 1837. £26,000 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> FIRST EDITION, first issue, 1997. £27,500 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Royal Family. Photograph of Queen Elizabeth, George VI, Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret, signed, 1946. £3,640 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Collodi (Carlo). <i>Le avventure di Pinocchio. Storia di un burattino,</i> FIRST EDITION, 1883. £8,401 inc Buyers Premium.
  • <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Macbeth: A Tragedy.</i> London, 1673. FIRST SEPARATE AND FIRST QUARTO EDITION. THE CHARLTON HESTON COPY. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. <i>In Our Time.</i> Paris, 1924. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. <i>Fanshawe, A Tale.</i> Boston, 1828. FIRST EDITION OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> THOREAU, HENRY DAVID. <i>Walden; Or, Life in the Woods.</i> Boston, 1854. FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies.</i> London, 1685. THE FOURTH FOLIO, Brewster/Bentley issue. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> STEIG, WILLIAM. Original maquette and 58 finished drawings for <i>The Agony in the Kindergarten,</i> one of Steig's most important books. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> VERNE, JULES. <i>A Journey to the Centre of the Earth.</i> New York & London, 1872. FIRST EDITION, RARE AMERICAN ISSUE, with Scribner & Welford cancel title. $5,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> KING, STEPHEN. <i>Carrie.</i> New York, 1974. INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION, OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE MACINTOSH PROTOTYPE. 1983. The earliest known Macintosh with "Twiggy" drive, one of only two known working machines. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> PLATO. <i>Timaeus</i> [AND] <i>Critias</i> [from Ficini's 1484 Opera]. A LANDMARK OF SCIENTIFIC THOUGHT. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> LOVELACE, AUGUSTA ADA. Sketch of the Analytical Engine Invented by Charles Babbage Esq. London, 1843. FIRST EDITION, JOURNAL ISSUE, MOST IMPORTANT PAPER IN EARLY DIGITAL COMPUTING. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE-1 COMPUTER. Signed by Steve Wozniak, used in development of Apple II. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. 1809-1882. <i>On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection.</i> London, 1859. FIRST EDITION. $80,000 to $120,000.
  • <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> [EINSTEIN, ALBERT]; JOHN GRAUDENZ [PHOTOGRAPHER]. Photographic portrait of Albert Einstein by John Graudenz, taken circa 1928. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> ENIGMA M4. A fully operational four-rotor ("M4") Kriegsmarine Enigma Cipher Machine. Berlin-Wilmersdorf, Germany, Heimsoeth und Rinke, 1942. $300,000 to $500,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> FEYNMAN, RICHARD P. <i>“Surely You’re Joking Mr. Feynman”. Adventures of a Curious Character.</i> New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1985. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> An intact egg of the Aepyornis Maximus, or Elephant Bird. Pre-17th century, Madagascar. $35,000 to $45,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> Palm frond with fish. Green River Formation, Wyoming, United States. <i>Sabalites sp.,</i> and <i>Diplomystus dentatus</i> Cenozoic, Eocene (53-33 million years ago). $60,000 to $70,000.

Christies: Old Master Prints, 17352, London - King Street

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
12/10/2019 - 12/10/2019
Page Size: 297 items in 12 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1MARCANTONIO RAIMONDI (1480-1534)

The Dream ('Raphael's Dream')

circa 1508GBP 700.00 - 1,000.00GBP 17,500.00
2MARCANTONIO RAIMONDI (1480-1534) AFTER RAPHAEL (1483-1520)

Alexander preserving the Works of Homer

circa 1515-25GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,625.00
3ATTRIBUTED TO MARCANTONIO RAIMONDI (1480-1534) AFTER MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI (1475-1564)

The Sons of Noah

circa 1512GBP 1,500.00 - 2,500.00GBP 9,375.00
4MARCANTONIO RAIMONDI (CIRCA 1470-82 - 1527/34) AFTER RAPHAEL (1483-1520)

Two Women with the Zodiac

circa 1517-20GBP 1,200.00 - 1,800.00GBP 5,625.00
5SCHOOL OF MARCANTONIO RAIMONDI (1480-1534) AFTER RAPHAEL (1483-1520)

Theology and Metaphysics

circa 1520-25GBP 1,500.00 - 2,500.00GBP 6,250.00
6MARCANTONIO RAIMONDI (1480-1534) AFTER BACCIO BANDINELLI (1488-1560)

The Martyrdom of Saint Lawrence

circa 1525GBP 2,500.00 - 3,500.00GBP 20,000.00
7FRANCESCO MAZZOLA, CALLED PARMIGIANINO (1503-1540)

Judith

circa 1520-40GBP 1,200.00 - 1,800.00GBP 2,375.00
8GIOVANNI BATTISTA SCULTORI (1503-1575) AFTER GIULIO ROMANO (CIRCA 1499-1546)

The Resurrection

1537GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 8,125.00
9GIOVANNI BATTISTA SCULTORI (1503-1575)

River God Po

1538GBP 700.00 - 1,000.00GBP 875.00
10MARCO DENTE, CALLED MARCO DA RAVENNA (CIRCA 1486-1527) AFTER RAPHAEL (1483-1520)

Battle Scene

circa 1520-1525GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 21,250.00
11NICOLAS BEATRIZET (CIRCA 1507/15-1573) AFTER MARCO DENTE (CIRCA 1486-1527) AFTER BACCIO BANDINELLI (1488-1560)

The Massacre of the Innocents

circa 1540-1565GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 3,750.00
12AGOSTINO VENEZIANO (1490-1540)

The Three Holy Women going to the Sepulchre

circa 1510-27GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 8,125.00
13NICOLAS BEATRIZET (1507/15-1573) AFTER MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI (1475-1564)

Christ holding the Cross

circa 1540-66GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 6,000.00
14NICOLAS BEATRIZET (1507/15-1573) AFTER MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI (1475-1564)

Tityus

circa 1540-66GBP 1,200.00 - 1,800.00GBP 2,500.00
15NICOLAS BEATRIZET (CIRCA 1507/15-1573) AFTER MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI (1475-1564)

The Fall of Phaeton

circa 1540-65GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 5,625.00
16NICOLAS BEATRIZET (CIRCA 1507/15-1573)

Marcus Aurelius

1548GBP 1,500.00 - 2,500.00GBP 12,500.00
17NICOLAS BEATRIZET (1507/15-1573)

Two allegorical Figures

1550GBP 1,500.00 - 2,500.00GBP 4,750.00
18NICOLAS BEATRIZET (1507/15-1573) AFTER MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI (1475-1564)

The Conversion of Saint Paul

circa 1545-1558GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 13,750.00
19NICOLAS BEATRIZET (1507/15-1573) AFTER MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI (1475-1564)

A standing Man with Arms folded

circa 1546-66GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 3,750.00
20GIOVANNI BATTISTA DE' CAVALIERI (CIRCA 1525-1601) AFTER MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI (1475-1564)

The Crucifixion of Saint Peter

circa 1567GBP 1,500.00 - 2,500.00GBP 7,500.00
21UGO DA CARPI (ACTIVE 1502-32) AFTER MARCANTONIO RAIMONDI (1480-1534) AFTER RAPHAEL (1483-1520)

David and Goliath

circa 1520-27GBP 2,500.00 - 3,500.00GBP 22,500.00
22ANTONIO DA TRENTO (CIRCA 1510–1550) AFTER PARMIGIANINO (1503-1540)

The Martyrdom of two Saints

circa 1527-30GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 16,250.00
23NICCOLÒ VICENTINO (ACTIVE CIRCA 1540-50) AFTER PARMIGIANINO (1503-1540)

Christ healing the Lepers

circa 1540sGBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 8,750.00
24ANTONIO DA TRENTO (CIRCA 1510-1550) AFTER PARMIGIANINO (1503-1540)

Nude Man seen from behind (Narcissus)

circa 1527-30GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 2,500.00
25ANDREA ANDREANI (CIRCA 1558-1629) AFTER JACOPO LIGOZZI (1547-1627)

Allegory of Virtue

1585GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 2,125.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Currier & Ives, <i>The Mississippi in Time of Peace,</i> hand-colored lithograph, 1865. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Hartmann Schedel, <i>Liber Cronicarum...,</i> Nuremberg, 1493. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Claudius Ptolemaeus, <i>Geographicae Enarrationis Libri Octo,</i> Lyons, 1535. $20,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Thomas Jefferys, <i>The American Atlas,</i> London, 1776-77. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> John Speed, <i>A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World,</i> 20 miniature maps, London, 1665. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> <i>Biblia Das ist: Die Gantze Heilige Schrifft Durch D. Martin Luther Verteutscht,</i> illustrated cartographic Bible, Basel, 1665. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Early Hawaiian-language school geography, Lahainaluna Seminary, 1840. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Cornelis de Jode, <i>Africae Vera Forma, et Situs,</i> Antwerp, 1593. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Maria Vincenzo Coronelli, <i>America Settentrionale Colle Nuove Scoperte Sin All Anno,</i> Venice, 1688. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Johann Christoph Volkamer, <i>Nürnbergische Hesperides,</i> Nuremberg, 1708-1714. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Johann Bayer, <i>Uranometria, Omnium Asterismorum Continens Schemata...,</i> 51 celestial charts, c. 1603. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Manuscript map of Commodore Perry’s Black Ship squadron at Edo Bay, with manuscript sketchbook, ink & watercolor, Japan, c. 1853. $2,500 to $3,500.
  • <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> CLEMENS, SAMUEL L. <i>The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain.</i> Hartford: The American Publishing Company, 1876. $14,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> BATEMAN, JAMES. <i>The Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala.</i> London: J. Ridgway & Sons for the author, [1837]-1843. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> WHITMAN, WALT. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn: [For the author by Andrew and James Rome,] 1855. $150,000 to $200,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> LEE, HARPER. Three “Seckatary Hawkins”-related books inscribed and signed by Harper Lee. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> POE, EDGAR ALLAN. <i>The Raven.</i> New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1845. $120,000 to $180,000.
  • <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
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