• <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b><br>Dr. Seuss, pen, ink & watercolor, calendar illustration, Thomas D. Murphy Company, 1937. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Georges Lepape, <i>Sur la Terrasse,</i> gouache & pencil, cover for <i>Vogue,</i> 1930. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Charles Dana Gibson, <i>The Coming Game, Yale vs. Vassar,</i> pen & ink, for <i>Life</i> magazine, 1895. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b><br>H.A. Rey, color pencil, charcoal, watercolor & gouache, for <i>Rafi et les 9 singes,</i> 1939. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Ernest H. Shepard, pen & ink, for Kenneth Grahame’s <i>Bertie’s Escapade,</i> 1949. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Charles Schulz, <i>The Biggest Star Measured So Far,</i> ink & wash, original <i>Peanuts</i> cartoon, published 1961. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Saul Steinberg, <i>12 Biographies, A to B,</i> pen & ink with collage, final illustration in his book <i>The Labyrinth,</i> 1960. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b><br>Jo Mielziner, <i>A Streetcar Named Desire,</i> watercolor, graphite & gouache, first color study for the award-winning 1947 production. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Charles Addams, <i>Nevermore,</i> watercolor & ink, for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1973. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> James Montgomery Flagg, <i>I Should Worry,</i> watercolor, gouache & graphite, cover for <i>Judge</i> magazine, 1914. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Edward Gorey, <i>Swan Lake, Hunters/Siegfried, Van Rothbart,</i> watercolor, pen & ink, costume designs, 1975. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Ludwig Bemelmans, <i>Sketch for Madeline,</i> gouache & ink. $6,000 to $9,000.
  • <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b> Fust-Schöffer-Bibel from Gutenberg-Press, 1462. Est: € 1,000,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>J. W. Weinmann, <i>Phytanthoza-Iconographia,</i> 1735-45. Est: € 60,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>O. Kokoschka, <i>Die träumenden Knaben,</i> 1917. Est: € 10,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>Z. Lilius, <i>Orbis breviarium,</i> 1493. <br>Est: € 10,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b> <i>Gazette du Bon Ton,</i> 1912-22.<br>Est: € 14,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>M. Chagall, <i>Daphnis & Chloé,</i> 1961. Est: € 100,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>C. Ptolemaeus, <i>Geographie,</i> 1513.<br>Est: € 100,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>E. L. Kirchner, <i>Umbra vitae,</i> 1924.<br>Est: € 6,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>J. Miró, <i>Midi le trèfle blanc,</i> 1968. Est: € 2,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b> Clemens V., <i>Constitutiones,</i> 1471.<br>Est: € 14,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>C. Gesner, <i>Tierbuch, Vogelbuch, Fischbuch,</i> 1563-81. Est: € 5,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>J. Itten, <i>Utopia,</i> 1921. Est: € 2,000
  • <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.

Christian Hesse Auktionen: Anniversary Sale - Part 2 : Private Press Books from The Bear Press, Burgart Presse, Kaldewey Press, et al., 20b, Hamburg

Auction Details

Auction Date
11/23/2019 - 11/23/2019
Page Size: 223 items in 9 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
306The Bear Press -

Katalognummern 307–380. Die im Sonderkatalog angebotene Sammlung aller bis 2017 erschienenen Drucke einschließlich der hier aufgeführten Varianten und Sonderdrucke. Erfolgt für diese Katalognummer kein Zuschlag, werden die Positionen einzeln aufgerufen.

EUR 60,000.00 - 80,000.00Unknown
307The Bear Press - Jean Paul.

Des Luftschiffers Giannozzo Seebuch herausgegeben und mit einem Nachwort versehen von Wolfram Benda. Mit vier Kaltnadelradierungen von Caspar Walter Rauh.

Bayreuth1980EUR 600.00 - 900.00Unknown
308The Bear Press - E. T. A. Hoffmann.

Signor Formica. Radierungen von Caspar Walter Rauh.

Bayreuth1981EUR 300.00 - 450.00Unknown
309The Bear Press - Oscar Wilde.

Die Nachtigall und die Rose. Drei Märchen. Übertragen und mit einem Nachwort versehen von Wolfram Benda. Mit vier Radierungen von Peter Klitsch.

Bayreuth1982EUR 300.00 - 450.00Unknown
310The Bear Press - Oscar Wilde.

Die Nachtigall und die Rose. Drei Märchen. Übertragen und mit einem Nachwort versehen von Wolfram Benda. Mit vier Radierungen von Peter Klitsch.

Bayreuth1982EUR 600.00 - 900.00Unknown
311The Bear Press - Ernst Jünger.

Flugträume. Holzschnitte von Jürgen Wölbing.

Bayreuth1983EUR 600.00 - 900.00Unknown
312The Bear Press - Ernst Jünger.

Flugträume. Holzschnitte von Jürgen Wölbing.

Bayreuth1983EUR 1,200.00 - 1,800.00Unknown
313The Bear Press - Marcel Schwob.

Lebensbilder. Kaltnadelradierungen von Hans Fronius.

Bayreuth1984EUR 600.00 - 900.00Unknown
314The Bear Press - William Beckford.

Vathek. Eine orientalische Erzählung. Radierungen von Gottfried Helnwein.

Bayreuth1985EUR 600.00 - 900.00Unknown
315The Bear Press - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

Epigramme Venedig 1790. Mit zwölf Radierungen von Wilhelm M. Busch.

Bayreuth1986EUR 300.00 - 450.00Unknown
316The Bear Press - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

Epigramme Venedig 1790. Mit zwölf Radierungen von Wilhelm M. Busch.

Bayreuth1986EUR 600.00 - 900.00Unknown
317The Bear Press -

Bassompierre · Goethe · Hofmannsthal. Erlebnis des Marschalls v. Bassompierre. Eine Erinnerung aus dem Jahre 1606. Holzschnitt von Jürgen Wölbing.

Bayreuth1986EUR 300.00 - 450.00Unknown
318The Bear Press - Edgar Allan Poe.

Schatten. Mit drei bislang unveröffentlichten Holzstichen von Fritz Eichenberg aus dem Jahre 1944.

Bayreuth1987EUR 600.00 - 900.00Unknown
319The Bear Press -

Simson. Farbholzschnitte und farbige Initialen von Hanns Studer.

Bayreuth1988EUR 300.00 - 450.00Unknown
320The Bear Press -

Simson. Farbholzschnitte und farbige Initialen von Hanns Studer.

Bayreuth1988EUR 800.00 - 1,200.00Unknown
321The Bear Press - Hans Henny Jahnn.

Die Nacht aus Blei. Radierungen von Klaus Böttger.

Bayreuth1988EUR 600.00 - 900.00Unknown
322The Bear Press - Honoré de Balzac.

Das unbekannte Meisterwerk. Radierungen von Eberhard Schlotter.

Bayreuth1989EUR 600.00 - 900.00Unknown
323The Bear Press - Heinrich von Kleist.

Ueber das Marionettentheater. Farbholzschnitte von Hanns Studer.

Bayreuth1990EUR 600.00 - 900.00Unknown
324The Bear Press - Heinrich von Kleist.

Ueber das Marionettentheater. Farbholzschnitte von Hanns Studer.

Bayreuth1990EUR 1,200.00 - 1,800.00Unknown
325The Bear Press - [Johann Wolfgang von] Goethe.

Römische Elegien. Holzstiche von Andreas Brylka.

Bayreuth1991EUR 600.00 - 900.00Unknown
326The Bear Press - H. C. Artmann.

Gesänge der Hämmer. Einband, Farbradierung, Holzschnitte, Initialen und Absatzzeichen von Uwe Bremer.

Bayreuth1992EUR 600.00 - 900.00Unknown
327The Bear Press - Robert Louis Stevenson.

Markheim. Radierungen von Hubert Sommerauer.

Bayreuth1993EUR 600.00 - 900.00Unknown
328The Bear Press - Christoph Martin Wieland.

Ein Wintermährchen. Holzstiche von Karl-Georg Hirsch.

Bayreuth1994EUR 600.00 - 900.00Unknown
329The Bear Press - Hugo von Hofmannsthal.

Reisebilder. Farbholzschnitte von Hanns Studer.

Bayreuth1995EUR 600.00 - 900.00Unknown
330The Bear Press - Apuleius.

Amor vnnd Psyche. Radierungen von Harry Jürgens.

Bayreuth1995EUR 600.00 - 900.00Unknown
  • <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> [Peter I, Tsar]. <i>Simboly i emblemata ukazom i blagopovedenii imperatora Petra Alekseevicha [Symbola et emblemata jussu atque auspiciis Petri Alexeidis].</i> Amsterdam, 1705. £30,000 to £40,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> Charlemagne, Adolf. Benefice d'Adieu de Madame Naptal. [St Petersburg: 16th February 1873]. £30,000 to £40,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> [Military. Album.] [An album of drawings of weapons and their accessories, drawn from nature by the Second Cadets Corps.] St Petersburg, 1800. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> Pushkin, Alexander. <i>Evgenii Onegin.</i> St Petersburg: Dep. of Public Education, 1825-1832. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> Sumarokov, Pavel. <i>Dosugi krymskogo sud’i ili vtoroe puteshestvie v Tavridu. [The Leisure of a Crimean Judge or a Second Tour to Tauris].</i> St Petersburg: Imperial Press, 1803-5. £50,000 to £80,000
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works<br>on Paper including Books from The Collection of The Garden Ltd<br>November 21, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Bohr (Niels). <i>On the Constitution of Atoms and Molecules,</i> first edition, presentation copy, offprint 1913. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Shakespeare's Falstaff.- Henry V & Sir John Fastolf. Indenture agreement appointing Fastolf as Keeper of the Bastille of St Anthony at Paris, manuscript in French, 1421. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> World.- Purchas (Samuel). <i>Purchas his Pilgrimes. In Five Books...,</i> 5 vol., first edition, 7 folding engraved maps, contemporary calf, by William Stansby for Henrie Fetherstone, 1625-26. £20,000 to £30,000
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works<br>on Paper including Books from The Collection of The Garden Ltd<br>November 21, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Book of Hours.- Use of Rouen, manuscript on vellum, in Latin and French, illuminated with 14 full-page miniatures by the workshop or follower of the Maitre de l'Echevinage, Rouen, 1480s. £20,000 t0 £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Giese (Raban, ?scholar and medical doctor). Album Amicorum of drawing on his travels and acquaintances in Europe 1618-21, 134 watercolour illustrations including c. 60 professional miniatures, 1618-39. £30,000 to £40,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Jones (David). 14 Autograph Letters signed, 1952-68; and a small quantity of ephemera (sm. qty). £6,000 to £8,000
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works<br>on Paper including Books from The Collection of The Garden Ltd<br>November 21, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Constable (John). Various Subjects of Landscape, Characteristic of English Scenery, signed presentation inscription from Constable, 1833. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669). The Descent from the Cross: Second Plate, etching and engraving, 1633. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Salvin (Francis Henry) and William Brodrick. <i>Falconry in the British Isles,</i> second edition, William Brodrick's copy with 3 original watercolours by him, 1873. £8,000 to £12,000
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works<br>on Paper including Books from The Collection of The Garden Ltd<br>November 21, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> China.- Helman (Isidore Stanislas Henri). <i>Suite des seize estampes representant les conquetes de l'Empereur de la Chine,</i> 1783-88. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Pratt (Edward Roger, 1789-1863). Album of 28 watercolours and other works on paper from a journey to ancient sites and monuments in the Mediterranean, [c.1830 and later]. £3,000 to £5,000
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