• <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. 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.

Sothebys: La Collection Ribes II, pf1933, Paris

Auction Details

Auction Date
12/12/2019 - 12/13/2019
Page Size: 199 items in 8 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
101[Heures]

HEURES À L'USAGE DE ROME.

PARIS1498EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Unknown
102Lorris, Guillaume de -- Jean de Meung

C’EST LE ROMANT DE LA ROSE MORALISIE [SIC] DER ET NET TRANSLATE DE RIME EN PROSE PAR VOSTRE HUMBLE MOLINET.

PARIS1503-1511EUR 10,000.00 - 15,000.00Unknown
103Coquillart, Guillaume

LES ŒUVRES.

PARIS 1532EUR 20,000.00 - 30,000.00Unknown
104Villon, François

LES ŒUVRES DE MAISTRE FRANCOYS VILLON...

PARIS1532EUR 30,000.00 - 50,000.00Unknown
105Marot, Clément -- François Villon

LES ŒUVRES DE M. CLEMENT MAROT VALET DE CHAMBRE DU ROY. DESQUELLES LE CONTENU S’ENSUIT. L’ADOLESCENCE CLEMENTINE... SUIVI DE : FRANÇOIS VILLON. LES ŒUVRES.

PARIS1542EUR 10,000.00 - 15,000.00Unknown
106Marot, Clément

LES ŒUVRES...

LYON1543EUR 7,000.00 - 9,000.00Unknown
107Théodoret de Cyr

DIALOGI TRES CONTRA QUASDAM HAERESES. CONTRA HAERETICOS LIBER...

ROME1547EUR 1,500.00 - 2,500.00Unknown
108Rabelais, François

LES ŒUVRES… CONTENANS LA VIE, FAICTS & DICTS HEROIQUES DE GARGANTUA, & DE SON FILZ PANURGE...

S.L.1553EUR 12,000.00 - 18,000.00Unknown
109Ronsard, Pierre de

LES HYMNES.

PARIS1555EUR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00Unknown
110Marguerite de Navarre

L'HEPTAMERON DES NOUVELLES...

PARIS1559EUR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00Unknown
111Ronsard, Pierre de

LES ODES...

PARIS1567EUR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00Unknown
112[Montaigne, Michel de] -- Raymond Sebond

LA THEOLOGIE NATURELLE DE RAYMOND SEBON...

PARIS1569EUR 70,000.00 - 100,000.00Unknown
113Baïf, Jean-Antoine de

LES AMOURS...

PARIS1572EUR 30,000.00 - 40,000.00Unknown
114Machiavel, Nicolas

LES DISCOURS... SUR LA PREMIERE DECADE DE TITE LIVE.

PARIS1571EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Unknown
115Tyard, Pontus de

LES ŒUVRES POETIQUES...

PARIS1573EUR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00Unknown
116Du Bellay, Joachim

LES OEUVRES FRANCOISES... REVEUËS, & DE NOUVEAU AUGMENTEES DE PLUSIEURS POËSIES...  PARIS, FEDERIC MOREL, 1574.RARE SECOND COLLECTIVE EDITION, THE FIRST WITH CONTINUOUS PAGINATION, IN A CONTEMPORARY BINDING.

EUR 5,000.00 - 7,000.00Unknown
117Desportes, Philippe

LES PREMIERES OEVVRES...

PARIS1578EUR 5,000.00 - 7,000.00Unknown
118Montaigne, Michel de

ESSAIS. LIVRE PREMIER ET SECOND.

BOURDEAUS1580EUR 300,000.00 - 500,000.00Unknown
119Montaigne, Michel de

ESSAIS... EDITION SECONDE, REVEUË & AUGMENTÉE.

BOURDEAUS1582EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Unknown
120Ronsard, Pierre de

LES ŒUVRES... REVEUES, CORRIGEES ET AUGMENTEES PAR L'AUTHEUR.

PARIS1584EUR 7,000.00 - 9,000.00Unknown
121Montaigne, Michel de

ESSAIS. CINQUIESME EDITION, AUGMENTÉE D’UN TROISIESME LIVRE...

PARIS1588EUR 40,000.00 - 60,000.00Unknown
122Braun, Georg -- Franz Hogenberg

CIVITATES ORBIS TERRARUM.

COLOGNE; COLOGNE ET ANVERS ; COLOGNE1593-1594EUR 70,000.00 - 90,000.00Unknown
123Montaigne, Michel de

LES ESSAIS DE MICHEL SEIGNEUR DE MONTAIGNE. EDITION NOUVELLE, TROUVEE APRES LE DECEDS DE L’AUTHEUR, REVEÜE & AUGMENTEE PAR LUY D’UN TIERS PLUS QU’AUX PRECEDENTES IMPRESSIONS.

PARIS1595EUR 60,000.00 - 80,000.00Unknown
124Ortelius, Abraham

IL THEATRO DEL MONDO... NELQUALE DISTINTAMENTE SI DIMOSTRANO IN TAVOLE TUTTE LE PROVINCIE, REGNI, & PAESE DEL MONDO...

BRESCIA1598EUR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Unknown
125Ronsard, Pierre de

LES ŒUVRES... REVEUES ET AUGMENTEES.

PARIS1609EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Unknown
  • <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.
  • <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.
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