• <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Music, Continental Books<br>and Medieval Manuscripts<br>24 Nov. – 1 Dec. 2020<br>Online</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b><br>F. Schubert. Autograph letter to his brother Ferdinand, 4 pages, Zseliz, 1818. £80,000 to £120,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b><br>L. v. Beethoven. Fine autograph letter to his librettist Friedrich Treitschke, about their planned opera, 1815. £70,000 to £90,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b> Hermann Hesse, Highly important series of 62 letters and postcards to Stefan Zweig, 1903-1938. £60,000 to £80,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Music, Continental Books<br>and Medieval Manuscripts<br>24 Nov. – 1 Dec. 2020<br>Online</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b> Book of Hours, Use of Reims, illuminated manuscript on vellum [France, late 15th century]. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b> Armenian gospel book, illuminated manuscript on vellum, seventeenth century, tooled calf binding. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b><br>C. Goldoni. Ten autograph letters signed to the Genoese nobleman Cristoforo Spinola, Venice 1742-1743. £7,000 to £9,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Oscar Wilde, <i>“The secret of life is in Art,”</i> autograph quotation dated and signed, 1882. Sold for $15,600.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>Manhattan Gay Scene Guide 1969, Summer Edition,</i> Mattachine Book Service. Sold for $3,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Toyen, pen & ink illustration from <i>Marquis de Sade: Justina cili prokletí ctnosti,</i> 1932. Sold for $26,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Antonio Lopez, 9 men’s fashion studies, graphite, 1974. Sold for $6,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Harvey Milk, 2 autograph letters signed, to Pat Mormon, during US Navy service, 1954. Sold for $2,210.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Daniel Abraham, original art for <i>Stonewall Romances,</i> pen, ink & gouache, 1979. Sold for $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> David Wojnarowicz, <i>Untitled (Genet with Dog),</i> mixed media collage. Sold for $27,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Susie Gaynes & Amy E. Bartell, <i>March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights,</i> 1987. Sold for $1,188.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>Paris is Burning,</i> photo offset poster by Anne Dutlinger, signed by film director Jennie Livingston, 1991. Sold for $1,500.
  • <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>Live Online<br>2 December 2020</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Rackham (Arthur). 'The Skein', original pen, ink and watercolour drawing. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Vico (Giambattista). <i>Principj di una scienza nuova,</i> FIRST EDITION, Felice Mosca, Naples,1725. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> <i>Bauerkeller's New Embossed Plan of London,</i> first edition, Ackermann & Co., 1841. £1,800 to £2,200.
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>Live Online<br>2 December 2020</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Bible, English, Coverdale's Version, J. Nycolson, Southwark, [1535]. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Johnson (Samuel). <i>A Dictionary of the English Langauge,</i> 2 vol., fourth edition revised by the author, folio, 1773. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Orwell (George). <i>The Road to Wigan Pier,</i> first public edition, 8vo., Victor Gollancz, 1937. £1,500 to £2,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Rowling (J. K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> FIRST EDITION, first printing 1997. £6,000 to £8,000.
  • <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> <i>All-Negro Comics</i> Issue #1, 1947. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Early Memoir of a Black Hairdresser, 1859. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> First Edition <i>Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, An African,</i> 1782. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Bessie Coleman Aero News Vol. 1 Issue 1, May 1930, Signed by William J. Powell. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Book of Poetry and Music by Formerly Illiterate Author Thomas Young, 1897. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Cabinet Card of 24th Infantryman, Tombstone, Arizona Territory, circa 1882. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> James Baldwin Portrait by Carl Van Vechten, 1955. $3,500 to $4,500.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> <i>The Pacific Appeal</i> Newspaper, San Francisco, 1877. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Only Known Copy <i>Spreading Joy,</i> Uplift History of African Americans in Los Angeles, 1937. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> 1940 Los Angeles <i>The Official Central Avenue District Directory.</i> $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> GRÉGOIRE, Henri (French, 1750-1831). <i>An Enquiry Concerning the Intellectual and Moral Faculties, and Literature of Negroes,</i> First American Edition, 1810. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> 1893 Indian Territory Album with Images of Tacky Grayson. $4,000 to $6,000.

ALDE: Antiquarian Books from the 15th to 19th Centuries, 25930, Paris

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
10/20/2020 - 10/20/2020
Page Size: 404 items in 17 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1APULÉE.

Commentarii a Philippo Beroaldo conditi in Asinu[m] aureu[m].

Venise1501EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
2BAÏF (Jean-Antoine de).

Les Jeux.

Paris1573EUR 300.00 - 400.00EUR 687.50
3BARTOLI (Cosimo).

Del Modo di misurare le distantie le superficie, i corpi, le piante, le provincie, le prospettive, & tutte le altre cose terrene, che possono occorrere a gli huomini, secondo le vere regole d'Euclide,

Venise1564EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
4BEMBO (Pietro).

Prose nellequali si ragiona della volgar lingua.

Venise1525EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
5BEMBO (Pietro).

Prose nelle quali si ragiona della volgar lingua.

Florence1549EUR 300.00 - 400.00EUR 437.50
6BETUSSI (Giuseppe).

Il Raverta, dialogo nel quale si ragiona d'amore, et degli effetti suoi.

Venise1544EUR 600.00 - 800.00Not Sold
7

Biblia sacra juxta vulgatam quam dicunt editionem.

Paris1552EUR 500.00 - 600.00Not Sold
8

Novum Testamentum græce. – Hebraicorum bibliorum.

Anvers1572EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
9BOCCACE.

Genealogie, cum demonstrationibus in formis arborum designatis. Ejusdem de montibus et silvis, de fontibus, lacubus et fluminibus... Venise, Manfredus de Strevo [Manfredus de Bonellis],

1497EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00EUR 2,500.00
10BOCCACE.

Il Decamerone, novissimamente alla sua vera et sana lettione ridotto.

Venise1541EUR 600.00 - 800.00EUR 750.00
11BREVIARIUM

reverendorum patru[m] ordinis divi B[e]n[e]dicti de observa[n]tia per Germania[m]... Nuper in Egmu[n]de[n]si monasterio & jam iteru[m] accuratissime castigatum.

Paris1521, 1525 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00EUR 5,000.00
12[CARO (Annibale)].

Apologia de gli academici di Banchi de Roma, contra M. Lodovico Castelvetro da Modena, in forma d’uno Spaccio di Maestro Pasquino.

Parme1558EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
13DANTE.

L'Amoroso convivio, con la additione & molti suoi notandi, accuratamente revisto & emendato.

Venise1529EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
14DIODORE DE SICILE.

Sept livres des Histoires nouvellement traduyts de grec en françoys.

Paris1554EUR 400.00 - 500.00EUR 650.00
15DRESSER (Matthäus).

De partibus corporis humani et de anima, eiusque potentiis, libri duo.

Wittemberg1581EUR 200.00 - 300.00EUR 250.00
16DU BOSC (Martin).

Traité de la vraye pasque des chrestiens, et discours fait entre un gentilhomme de la religion catholique apostolique & romaine, & d'un autre de l'opinion nouvelle que tiennent les calvinistes, sur l'

Rouen1588EUR 300.00 - 400.00EUR 375.00
17DÜRER (Albrecht).

Della simmetria de i corpi humani, libri quattro.

Venise1591EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00EUR 2,500.00
18[ÉDIT DE NANTES]. [BELLOY (Pierre de)].

Recueil des edicts de pacification, ordonnances & declarations faites par les rois de France, sur les moyens plus propres pour appaiser les troubles et seditions, survenues pour le fait de la religion

Jacques Chouet1599EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00EUR 2,000.00
19ÉLIEN (Claude).

???????? ????????... Variæ historiæ, libri XIIII. Ex Eraclide de rebus publicis commentarium. Polemonis Physionomia. Adamantii Physionomia. Melampodis ex palpitationibus divinatio. De nevis.

Rome1545EUR 500.00 - 600.00EUR 625.00
20ESTIENNE (Charles).

Le Herbe, fiori, stirpi, che si piantano ne gli horti, con le voci loro, piu proprie & accomodate. Aggiuntovi un libretto di coltivare gli horti.

Venise1545EUR 200.00 - 300.00EUR 312.50
21EUCLIDE.

Elementorum libri XV.

Pesaro1572EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00EUR 2,875.00
22FIRENZUOLA (Agnolo).

Prose. – Dialogo delle bellezze delle donne. – Ragionamenti.

Florence1548EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
23FIRENZUOLA (Agnolo).

Le Rime.

Florence1549EUR 200.00 - 300.00EUR 250.00
24FONTANUS (Jacobus).

Della guerra di Rhodi libri III. Aggiunta la discrittione dell'isola di Malta concessa à cavalieri, dopo che Rhodi fu preso. Il modo del governarsi co[n] la bussola in mare per i venti, di Gio. Quinti

Venise1545EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00EUR 2,000.00
25FORMULARIUM

diversorum contractuum noviter impressum.

Milan1502EUR 300.00 - 400.00EUR 437.50
  • <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>Latin and French Book of Hours, around 1490. Est: € 20,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br> P. Goos, <i>Le Grand Miroir de la Mer,</i> 1669. Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>L. Feininger, Letter with woodcuts, 1920. Est: € 25,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>Latin Bible manuscript, 12th century. Est: € 20,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>M. E. Bloch, <i>Naturgeschichte der Fische,</i> 1782-95. Est: € 40,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>M. Chagall, <i>Daphnis & Chloé,</i> 1961. Est: € 90,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>L. J. Waghenaer, <i>Speculum nauticum,</i> 1586. Est: € 180,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>P. J. de Pannemaeker, Collection of orig. watercolors, 1878-1887.<br>Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>G. Klimt, <i>Das Werk,</i> 1918.<br>Est: € 15,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br><i>Livro dos prestimonios,</i> Manuscript, 1665. Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>W. Kandinsky, <i>Klänge,</i> 1913.<br>Est: € 18,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>J. Miró in J. Cassou, <i>Vingt-deux poémes,</i> 1978. Est: € 8,000
  • <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 1st<br>Antique and modern prints,<br>drawings and paintings</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 2nd<br>Photographs, autographs, musical works and manuscripts</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 3rd<br>Books from XV to XX Century</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 3rd<br>Mathematics books</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 3rd<br>Art books from Salvador Dalí<br>& others</b>
  • <center><b>Firsts Online Rare Book Fair<br> 27 November to 2 December<br><br> Presented by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association</b>
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