• <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.
  • <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>December Sale<br>December 5, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> SHERBURNE, BRANTZ, and WIRGMAN. The Original Drawings of the First Modern Scientific Survey of the Patapsco River and Chesapeake Bay. $350,000 to $500,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> LAFON, Barthelemy. The Earliest Comprehensive Survey of Louisiana and its Adjacent Regions. $350,000 to $450,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> Giacomo GASTALDI. The Most Important Renaissance Wall Map of Asia Published in the 16th Century – with all four sheets having full margins. $300,000 to $400,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>December Sale<br>December 5, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> CAO, Junyi. The Most Important Map of China to Come to Market in 50 Years. One of only three known copies of the last Ming Dynasty world map. $325,000 to $375,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> ORTELIUS, Abraham. Ortelius Atlas Spanish 1588 Magnificently Rich Original Hand Color in Full. $225,000 to $350,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> An Exceptionally Fine and Historically Important Manuscript Map Showing the Origins of Texas in the 19th Century. $250,000 to $350,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>December Sale<br>December 5, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> PRICE, William and BONNER, John. Map of Boston 1769. $225,000 to $325,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> John James AUDUBON. Audubon’s Brilliant Icon, That Has Never Been Equaled for Drama. $150,000 to $250,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> Pierre-Joseph REDOUTE. Original Watercolor, Red Lily. $175,000 to $250,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>December Sale<br>December 5, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> John James AUDUBON. The Most Famous Image of a Bird in All of History. $150,000 to $200,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> Martin WALDSEEMULLER. The Finest Example in Existence of Martin Waldseemuller’s Map of the New World, with Spectacular Full Original Color. $150,000 to $200,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> GORDON, Peter. The First State of the First View of Savannah: The Template for American Urban Planning. $100,000 to $150,000.
  • <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.

Il Ponte: Books and Manuscripts, 486, Milan

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
09/22/2020 - 09/22/2020
Page Size: 270 items in 11 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1

[ALMANACCHI] - Lotto composto da tre curiosi almanacchi in piccolo formato. Il primo ha come frontespizio un'immagine del "Nuovo Corso di Porta Romana" nell'anno 1795. Il secondo, di carattere astrologico, è stato stampato nel 1723 e contiene Il Reale ed

EUR 250.00 - 350.00EUR 562.50
2CALCO, Tristano (XV secolo - ca. 1515)

Historiae Patriae Libri XX.. Mediolanensis historiographi, Residua.

Milan1627-44 (1628).EUR 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
3CAPIS, Giovanni (ca. 1550-1610)

Varon Milanes de la lengua de Milan, e Prissian de Milan de la parnonzia milanesa. Stampà de noùu.

Milan1606EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00EUR 3,000.00
4

Famiglie notabili milanesi. Cenni storici e genealogici -

Milan 1875-1884.EUR 300.00 - 400.00EUR 687.50
5FUMAGALLI, Angelo (1728-1804)

Le vicende di Milano durante la guerra con Federigo I Imperadore.

Milan1778EUR 600.00 - 900.00EUR 937.50
6GALEAZZO, Gualdo Priorato (1606-1678)

Relatione della città, e stato di Milano sotto il governo dell'eccellentissimo Sig. don Luigi de Guzman Ponze di Leone.

Milan1666EUR 200.00 - 300.00EUR 275.00
7

[INFLUENZA SPAGNOLA - MILANO] - Milanes e..vi[cev]ersa!.

Milan1918EUR 80.00 - 120.00EUR 100.00
8[MILANO - BLAEU, Joan (1596-1673)] -

Mediolanum vulgo Milanen.

Amsterdam1704EUR 300.00 - 500.00EUR 750.00
9

[MILANO - COMO e LAGHI - ELENA] - Cospicua raccolta di incisioni di Elena di diversi formati.

EUR 200.00 - 300.00EUR 300.00
10

[MILANO - COSTUMI] - Interessante lotto di incisioni del XIX secolo dedicato ai costumi popolari milanesi tra cui si segnala: BIASIOLI, Angelo (1790-1830). 10 tavole tratte da "Raccolta di 30 costumi con altrettante vedute le più interessanti della città

Milano1820EUR 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
11

[MILANO - FALKEISEN e altri] - Una serie di interessanti vedute di piccolo formato su grandi fogli.

EUR 300.00 - 500.00EUR 562.50
12[MILANO, mappa da: FUMAGALLI, Angelo (1728-1804)

Le vicende di Milano durante la guerra con Federigo I Imperadore.

Milan1778EUR 300.00 - 500.00EUR 475.00
13

[MILANO - GOLIARDIA, BADIA DI FACHIN] - Lotto di 8 sonetti.

Milan1720-1760.EUR 400.00 - 600.00EUR 625.00
14

[MILANO - RACCOLTA DI TAVOLE] - Bella serie di vedute della città di Milano di varie misure della prima metà del XIX secolo principalmente di argomento Napoleonico, si segnalano quattro tavole da: Incoronazione di S.M.I.R.A. Ferdinando I a re del Regno Lo

[Milan 1838EUR 200.00 - 300.00EUR 350.00
15

[MILANO - RISORGIMENTO] - Numerosa serie di vedute e incisioni che illustrano la città di Milano durante l'insurrezione delle Cinque Giornate.

Milan: [1848]EUR 200.00 - 300.00EUR 1,375.00
16

[MILANO - RISORGIMENTO] - L'Operaio, giornale democratico.

Milan1848EUR 100.00 - 200.00EUR 412.50
17

[MILANO - TEATRO DELLE MARIONETTE] - Lotto di tre copioni: FIANDO, Giuseppe. La morte di Agrippina: azione spettacolosa di Giuseppe Fiando, 1814; FIANDO, Angelo. L'incendio di Mosca con Gerolamo: grandioso spettacolo militare. 1839; Le tombe di Verona oss

1814; 1839; 1829. EUR 200.00 - 300.00EUR 250.00
18

[MILANO - VALLARDI] - Mappa della città di Milano, ca. 1885. 4 leaves (good condition but with some small marginal tears and light marginal browning)

ca. 1885EUR 200.00 - 300.00EUR 325.00
19

[MILANO-GIORNALI] - Giornale enciclopedico di Milano - Il Corriere di Gabinetto - Gazzetta di Milano.

Milan1782-1797.EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00EUR 2,750.00
20

[MILANO-GIORNALI] - Il Corriere Milanese.

Milan1796; 1799-1806.EUR 400.00 - 600.00EUR 1,875.00
21

[MILANO-GIORNALI] - Lo Spirito Folletto giornale umoristico illustrato.

Milan1848; 1861-75; 1877-79; 1882.EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00EUR 875.00
22

[MILANO - GIORNALI] - Notizie politiche.

Milan1781; 1785-1787; 1794; 1800.EUR 100.00 - 200.00EUR 412.50
23

[MILANO] - Lotto di 5 mappe di varie dimensioni e conservate entro passepartout, tra cui si segnalano quelle di Coronelli e Munster.

EUR 200.00 - 300.00EUR 350.00
24

[MILANO] - Collezione delle migliori opere scritte in dialetto milanese.

Milan1816-17.EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00EUR 2,000.00
25

[MILANO] - Lotto di 21 litografie e acquatine raffiguranti Milano, tra gli incisori si segnala Domenico Landini. Misure varie, in passepartout.

EUR 200.00 - 300.00EUR 437.50
  • <center><b>Firsts Online Rare Book Fair<br> 27 November to 2 December<br><br> Presented by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association</b>
  • <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>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.
  • <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>
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