• <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
  • <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.

Christies: Prints and Multiples, 18583, New York

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
10/20/2020 - 10/21/2020
Page Size: 200 items in 8 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
176ED RUSCHA (B. 1937)

Adios

Los Angeles1969USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00USD 40,000.00
177ED RUSCHA (B. 1937)

Reloj de Arena, from Portfolio California

Barcelona1988USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00Not Sold
178ED RUSCHA (B. 1937)

Untitled

Los Angeles and London1983USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 3,750.00
179ED RUSCHA (B. 1937)

Spattership

Venice1990USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 8,125.00
180ED RUSCHA (B. 1937)

Motor City

San Francisco2009USD 18,000.00 - 24,000.00Not Sold
181GERHARD RICHTER (B. 1932)

Mustangs

London2005USD 120,000.00 - 180,000.00USD 150,000.00
182JEFF KOONS (B. 1955)

Art Magazine Ads

New York1988USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00USD 37,500.00
183JOHN BALDESSARI (1931-2020)

Person with Guitar (Orange)

Los Angeles2005USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 19,375.00
184JOHN BALDESSARI (1931-2020)

Person with Guitar (Pink)

Los Angeles2005USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 20,625.00
185JOHN BALDESSARI (1931-2020)

Person with Guitar (Blue)

Los Angeles2005USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 21,875.00
186JOHN BALDESSARI (1931-2020)

Person with Guitar (Green)

Los Angeles2005USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 16,250.00
187ALEX KATZ (B. 1927)

Pas de Deux

Greenwich1993-94USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 11,250.00
188ALEX KATZ (B. 1927)

Ada and Alex

New York1984USD 8,000.00 - 10,000.00USD 10,625.00
189ALEX KATZ (B. 1927)

Ulla, from Black Dress Cutouts

St. Louis2017USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 10,000.00
190ALEX KATZ (B. 1927)

Ruth, from Black Dress Cutouts

St. Louis2017USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00Not Sold
191ALEX KATZ (B. 1927)

Carmen, from Black Dress Cutouts

St. Louis2017USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00Not Sold
192ALEX KATZ (B. 1927)

Christy, from Black Dress Cutouts

St. Louis2017USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 10,000.00
193ALEX KATZ (B. 1927)

Cecily, from Black Dress Cutouts

St. Louis2017USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 10,000.00
194KAWS (B.1974)

SHARE (BLACK) and SHARE (BROWN)

Japan2020USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,250.00
195KAWS (B.1974)

SMALL LIE (BROWN), SMALL LIE (BLACK), SMALL LIE (GRAY)

Japan2017USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
196YAYOI KUSAMA (B. 1929)

Yellow Pumpkin & Red Pumpkin

Naoshima, Japan2013USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 3,250.00
197JEFF KOONS (B. 1955)

Balloon Dog (Red)

Los Angeles1995USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 8,125.00
198DAMIEN HIRST (B. 1965)

Benevolence

London2011USD 25,000.00 - 35,000.00USD 25,000.00
199YOSHITOMO NARA (B. 1959)

Marching on a Butterbur Leaf

Texas2019USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
200DEBORAH KASS (B. 1952)

Vote Hillary

2016USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,500.00
  • <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>
  • <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.
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