• <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.
  • <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. 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.

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 Report
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 - 80,000.00Not Sold
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 - 900.00EUR 720.00
308The Bear Press - E. T. A. Hoffmann.

Signor Formica. Radierungen von Caspar Walter Rauh.

Bayreuth1981EUR 300.00 - 450.00EUR 360.00
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 - 450.00EUR 360.00
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 - 900.00EUR 720.00
311The Bear Press - Ernst Jünger.

Flugträume. Holzschnitte von Jürgen Wölbing.

Bayreuth1983EUR 600.00 - 900.00Not Sold
312The Bear Press - Ernst Jünger.

Flugträume. Holzschnitte von Jürgen Wölbing.

Bayreuth1983EUR 1,200.00 - 1,800.00EUR 2,160.00
313The Bear Press - Marcel Schwob.

Lebensbilder. Kaltnadelradierungen von Hans Fronius.

Bayreuth1984EUR 600.00 - 900.00EUR 780.00
314The Bear Press - William Beckford.

Vathek. Eine orientalische Erzählung. Radierungen von Gottfried Helnwein.

Bayreuth1985EUR 600.00 - 900.00EUR 960.00
315The Bear Press - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

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

Bayreuth1986EUR 300.00 - 450.00Not Sold
316The Bear Press - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

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

Bayreuth1986EUR 600.00 - 900.00EUR 720.00
317The Bear Press -

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

Bayreuth1986EUR 300.00 - 450.00Not Sold
318The Bear Press - Edgar Allan Poe.

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

Bayreuth1987EUR 600.00 - 900.00Not Sold
319The Bear Press -

Simson. Farbholzschnitte und farbige Initialen von Hanns Studer.

Bayreuth1988EUR 300.00 - 450.00EUR 540.00
320The Bear Press -

Simson. Farbholzschnitte und farbige Initialen von Hanns Studer.

Bayreuth1988EUR 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
321The Bear Press - Hans Henny Jahnn.

Die Nacht aus Blei. Radierungen von Klaus Böttger.

Bayreuth1988EUR 600.00 - 900.00EUR 720.00
322The Bear Press - Honoré de Balzac.

Das unbekannte Meisterwerk. Radierungen von Eberhard Schlotter.

Bayreuth1989EUR 600.00 - 900.00EUR 720.00
323The Bear Press - Heinrich von Kleist.

Ueber das Marionettentheater. Farbholzschnitte von Hanns Studer.

Bayreuth1990EUR 600.00 - 900.00Not Sold
324The Bear Press - Heinrich von Kleist.

Ueber das Marionettentheater. Farbholzschnitte von Hanns Studer.

Bayreuth1990EUR 1,200.00 - 1,800.00EUR 1,680.00
325The Bear Press - [Johann Wolfgang von] Goethe.

Römische Elegien. Holzstiche von Andreas Brylka.

Bayreuth1991EUR 600.00 - 900.00Not Sold
326The Bear Press - H. C. Artmann.

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

Bayreuth1992EUR 600.00 - 900.00Not Sold
327The Bear Press - Robert Louis Stevenson.

Markheim. Radierungen von Hubert Sommerauer.

Bayreuth1993EUR 600.00 - 900.00Not Sold
328The Bear Press - Christoph Martin Wieland.

Ein Wintermährchen. Holzstiche von Karl-Georg Hirsch.

Bayreuth1994EUR 600.00 - 900.00Not Sold
329The Bear Press - Hugo von Hofmannsthal.

Reisebilder. Farbholzschnitte von Hanns Studer.

Bayreuth1995EUR 600.00 - 900.00Not Sold
330The Bear Press - Apuleius.

Amor vnnd Psyche. Radierungen von Harry Jürgens.

Bayreuth1995EUR 600.00 - 900.00EUR 780.00
  • <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>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.
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