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

Sothebys: Classic Photographs - online bidstart 9/21, N10041, New York

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
10/01/2020 - 10/01/2020
Page Size: 107 items in 5 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
26HARRY CALLAHAN

ELEANOR, CHICAGO (NUDE AT RADIATOR)

circa 1949, probably printed laterUSD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00Not Sold
27ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE

DERRICK CROSS

1983USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 8,190.00
28ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE

SELF-PORTRAIT

1985USD 60,000.00 - 90,000.00USD 88,200.00
29DIANE ARBUS

'LUCAS SAMARAS'

1966, printed in 1985USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00USD 3,024.00
30PETER HUJAR

'JOHN HEYS IN LANA TURNER DRESS (#1)'

1979USD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00USD 17,640.00
31DIANE ARBUS

'A FAMILY ONE EVENING IN A NUDIST CAMP, PA'

1965USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00USD 9,450.00
33SALLY MANN

'THE WET BED'

1987USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00Not Sold
34DOROTHEA LANGE

YOUNG MIGRATORY COTTON PICKER, CASA GRANDE, ARIZONA

1940, printed circa 1965USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00USD 7,560.00
35ARTHUR SIEGEL

THE RIGHT OF ASSEMBLY

1939, printed circa 1975USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 4,032.00
36LEE FRIEDLANDER

FATHER DUFFY, TIMES SQUARE, NEW YORK CITY

1974USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 6,300.00
37DANNY LYON

SELECTED IMAGES OF BERKELEY AND ALABAMA

1963 and 1969, printed in 2014USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00USD 6,300.00
38ROBERT FRANK

'INDIANAPOLIS'

1956, printed in the late 1970s or early 1980sUSD 50,000.00 - 70,000.00Not Sold
39DANNY LYON

SELECTED IMAGES OF PRISONS IN TEXAS AND CHICAGO

1967-69, printed in 2014 USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00Not Sold
40ROBERT FRANK

'ST. LOUIS' (MISSISSIPPI RIVER)

1948USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00USD 6,300.00
41ROBERT FRANK

SOUTH CAROLINA

1955, printed laterUSD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00Not Sold
42ROBERT FRANK

'NYC 5TH AVENUE'

circa 1960USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00USD 6,300.00
43ROBERT FRANK

SELECTED IMAGES

1986USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00Not Sold
44DIANE ARBUS

'WOMAN IN HER NEGLIGEE, N. Y. C.'

1966USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00Not Sold
45DIANE ARBUS

'MILDRED DUNNOCK, N. Y. C.'

1964USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 10,080.00
46DOROTHEA LANGE

EIGHTY-YEAR-OLD WOMAN LIVING IN A SQUATTER'S CAMP ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA

1936USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 16,380.00
47FREDERICK SOMMER

'LIVIA'

1948USD 70,000.00 - 100,000.00Not Sold
48FREDERICK SOMMER

ARIZONA LANDSCAPE

1945USD 40,000.00 - 60,000.00Not Sold
49LEWIS BALTZ

'HOUSTON, TEXAS'

1973USD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00Not Sold
50EDWARD WESTON

'DUNES, OCEANO'

1936, possibly printed in the 1940sUSD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00Not Sold
51EDWARD WESTON

WHITE SANDS, NEW MEXICO

1941, printed no later than 1956USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00Not Sold
  • <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
  • <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.
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