Aste Bolaffi: Rare Books and Autographs, 721, Turin

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Auction Report
Auction Date
12/11/2019 - 12/11/2019
Page Size: 845 items in 34 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Alfonso XIII di Spagna.

Fotografia dell'ex Re di Spagna in Terrasanta con sua firma autografa e la data 1938.

Not AvailableEUR 187.50
2[Aviazione e Marina].

Raccolta di circa un centinaio di fotografie montate su cartoncino e legate assieme che riguardano la fine pr

Not AvailableEUR 375.00
3

Album contente un bel gruppo di fotografie che riguardano l’aviazione italiana, in particolare i dirigibili.

Not AvailableEUR 593.75
4Casero, Giuseppe.

Insieme di documenti personali e professionali di un militare di carriera che ebbe una certa notorietà quando,

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5

Elica lignea con parti metalliche non completa, prodotta per essere usata durante gli addestramenti degli avi

Not AvailableEUR 406.25
6

Grande elica lignea con parti metalliche proveniente dall’aeroporto di Mondovì, attivo tra le due guerre mond

Not AvailableEUR 1,500.00
7

Grande elica lignea del dirigibile Norge costruito in Italia da Umberto Nobile, il primo aeromobile della sto

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8Barzini, Luigi.

Bella fotografia che ritrae Luigi Barzini, con dedica e firma del noto giornalista e politico milanese, accomp

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9Cairoli, Benedetto.

Lettera autografa firmata, una pagina in 8°, ‘Torino, 24 Marzo’ senza anno, nella quale l’uomo politico e patr

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10Castro, Fidel .

Fotografia in bianco e nero con firma ‘Fidel Castro’ che raffigura il Líder Máximo intento a studiare probabil

Not AvailableEUR 250.00
11Ciano, Galeazzo.

Espressivo ritratto fotografico del gerarca in uniforme con firma autografa e la data ‘L’Asmara Dec.

Not AvailableEUR 312.50
12De Gaulle, Charles.

Bel ritratto fotografico in bianco e nero con 4 righe di dedica e la firma autografa del grande uomo politico

Not AvailableEUR 625.00
13[Fascismo].

Piccola raccolta di materiale riferito al ventennio con alcuni autografi di Dino Grandi compresi una lettera

Not AvailableEUR 875.00
14Fossati, Maurilio.

Grande fotografia che ritrae l’amato arcivescovo metropolita di Torino, il Cardinal Fossati, con sua lunga ben

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15Garibaldi, Giuseppe.

Inusuale e raro cimelio garibaldino composto da una ciocca di capelli, una di barba, un po’ di lena e una part

Not AvailableEUR 1,625.00
16Garibaldi, Giuseppe.

Lettera autografa firmata, una pagina in 8°, ‘Caprera 10 Mai 1871’ indirizzata a ‘Mon cher Delpech’ cui Gariba

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17Garibaldi, Giuseppe

Lettera con firma autografa dell’Eroe dei Due Mondi, una pagina in 4°, vergata a matita leggermente sbiadita.

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18Kellermann, François Étienne

Elegante miniatura raffigurante il busto del grande uomo politico francese che per i servigi resi alla sua Pat

Not AvailableEUR 1,375.00
19Kennedy, Robert.

Grande ritratto fotografico in bianco e nero con dedica al ‘Count Nasalli Rocca’ e la firma autografa dell’uom

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20Levi Montalcini, Rita.

Bella fotografia che ritrae la scienziata mentre riceve il premio Nobel per la medicina nel 1986, accompagnata

Not AvailableEUR 375.00
21Manara, Luciano.

Dispaccio di una pagina in 4° con firma autografa indirizzato al Capitano Cenni, ‘dal Quartier Generale di Por

Not AvailableEUR 468.75
22Marconi, Guglielmo.

Bella fotografia applicata su cartoncino con dedica autografa del grande scienziato ‘Al capitano Tarabotto, su

Not AvailableEUR 343.75
23Maria Luisa di Borbone-Spagna.

Interessante lotto composto da numerose lettere autografe dell’Infanta di Spagna, firmate ‘Luisa’ in spagnolo,

Not AvailableEUR 1,500.00
24Mazzini, Giuseppe.

Breve ma tenera e familiare lettera autografa firmata, datata ‘7.ottobre.64’, 1 pagina in 8° applicata su cart

Not AvailableEUR 343.75
25Mussolini, Benito.

Bassorilievo in pasta di marmo dipinta di nero raffigurante Mussolini firmato G.

Not AvailableEUR 125.00
  • <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Leon TOLSTOÏ. <i>Anna Karenina.</i> Moscou, 1878. First and full edition of the Russian novel, in the author’s language.<br>Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Mark TWAIN. <i>Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade).</i> New York, 1885. First American edition.<br>Est. 5 000 / 6 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Walt WHITMAN. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn, New York, 1856. Second edition gathering 32 poems. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Karen BLIXEN. <i>Out of Africa.</i> Londres, 1937. First edition in the UK, before Danish translation and American release.<br>Est. 1 500 / 2 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Ernest HEMINGWAY. <i>A Farewell to Arms.</i> New York, 1929. First edition with $2.50 on the dust and A on the copyright page.<br>Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Ulysses.</i> Paris, Shakespeare and Company, 1922. First edition published by Sylvia Beach. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Dubliners.</i> Londres, 1914. First edition. Nice copy in publisher’s cardboard. Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Franz KAFKA. 8 novels in German first edition, published in München, Leipzig and Berlin 1916-1931. Est. from 300 / 400 to 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> David Herbert LAWRENCE. <i>Lady Chatterley's Lover.</i> Florence, 1928. Privately printed first edition. Est. 4 000 / 5 000 €
    John STEINBECK. <i>The Grapes of Wrath.</i> New York, 1939. First edition. Nice copy with $2.75 on the cover. Est. 1 000 / 1 200 €
  • <center><b>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana<br>February 20, 2020</b>
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Harriet Tubman Cabinet Card by H.S. Squyer, Auburn, NY, 1892. $10,000 to $15,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Scarce <i>Events of the Tulsa Disaster,</i> First Edition, 1922. $4,000 to $6,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Unpublished CDV of Frederick Douglass by Benjamin F. Smith, 1864. $3,000 to $5,000
    <center><b>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana<br>February 20, 2020</b>
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> California Imprint of <i>President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation</i> Broadside, 1864. $10,000 to $15,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> John C.H. Grabill Cabinet Card of Buffalo Soldier Wearing Buffalo Coat, ca 1886. $8,000 to $10,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Rare <i>What Mrs. Fisher Knows About Old Southern Cooking,</i> 2nd Cookbook Published by African American. $6,000 to $8,000
    <center><b>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana<br>February 20, 2020</b>
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Frederick Douglass Walking Stick, 1888. $3,000 to $5,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Only Known Slave Narrative Published Independently in California, <i>Life and Adventures of James Williams.</i> $2,000 to $4,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Rare First Edition of History of Black Literature, Abbé Grégoire <i>De La Littérature des Nègres</i>. $2,500 to $3,000
    <center><b>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana<br>February 20, 2020</b>
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> African American Soldier and Medal of Honor Winner Christian A. Fleetwood CDV, PLUS. $8,000 to $10,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Jack Johnson vs. Jim Jeffries Pennant, 1910 Reno, Nevada. $2,000 to $4,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Joe Gans Photograph at 1906 Goldfield, Nevada Fight by Percy Dana. $600 to $800
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Jane Austen, <i>Sense and Sensibility: A Novel, By a Lady,</i> 3 volumes, London, 1811. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Virginia Woolf, <i>Kew Gardens,</i> limited edition, signed by Woolf & Bell, London, 1927. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> <i>[Arabian Nights],</i> Calcutta II version, 4 volumes, Calcutta & London, 1839-1842. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Princess Diana, 6 ALS to <i>Harper’s Bazaar</i> editor, anticipating Christie’s sale of her dresses for charity, 1995-97. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Jane Austen, <i>Emma,</i> first edition, London, 1816. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Hirohito & Nagako, Emperor & Empress of Japan, 2 photographs signed, showing Nagako in kimono & obi bearing the imperial seal. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Princess Diana, 6 autograph letters signed to <i>Harper’s Bazaar</i> editor Elizabeth Tilberis, anticipating Christie’s announcement of a sale of her dresses for charity, 1995-97. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Sarojini Naidu, complete galley proof of <i>The Broken Wing</i> signed with several holograph pages & an autograph letter signed to writer Edmund Gosse, 1916. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Fernando Pessoa, <i>Mensagem,</i> first edition, presentation copy, signed & inscribed, Lisbon, 1934. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Graham Greene, <i>The Basement Room,</i> first edition, Greene’s personal copy, signed with annotations throughout, London, 1935. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Abraham Lincoln, partly-printed document signed, call for troops issued during America’s first national draft just days before the NYC draft riots, 1863. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b><br><i>Les Chansons de Bilitis</i> by Pierre Louÿs, illustrated by George Barbier & F.L. Schmied, Paris, 1922. $8,000 to $12,000.
  • <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Helvelius. Two Autograph Letters Signed to Francis Aston, Royal Society Secretary, noting his feud with Robert Hooke, 5 pp total, 1685. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Newton, Isaac. Autograph manuscript on God, 4 pp, c.1710, "In the beginning was the Word...."?$100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. First edition, first issue. Untrimmed copy in contemporary boards. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Lincoln, Abraham. Signed photograph, beardless portrait with Civil War provenance. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> IMPEACHMENT. Original engrossed copy of the first Andrew Johnson impeachment resolution vote. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Mucha, Alphonse. 11 original pencil drawings for?<i>Andelicek z Baroku,</i> "Litte Baroque Angel," Prague, 1929. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Einstein, Albert. Annotated Galley Proofs for <i>The Meaning of Relativity.</i> 1921. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Silverstein, Shel. Original maquette for <i>The Giving Tree,</i> 34 original drawings. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Roth, Philip. Typed Manuscript with substantial autograph corrections for an unpublished sequel to <i>The Breast.</i> $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Taupin, Bernie. Autograph Manuscript, the original draft of lyrics for Elton John's "Candle in the Wind," 2 pp, 1973. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> HARVEY, WILLIAM. <i>De Motu Cordis et Sanguinis in Animalibus Anatomica Exercitatio.</i> Padua: 1643. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> CESALPINO, ANDREA. <i>Peripateticarum Quaestionum Libri Quinque.</i> Venice: 1571. $30,000 to $40,000.
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