• <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.
  • <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.

Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books: Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper, 111420, Franklin

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
11/14/2020 - 11/14/2020
Page Size: 200 items in 8 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
24001Johann Jakob Scheuchzer

Scheuchzer - First Day of God Creating Earth. 3

1731-1735USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 27.50
24002Johann Jakob Scheuchzer

Scheuchzer - Fifth Day of God Creating Earth; Insects. 12

1731-1735USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 38.50
24003Johann Jakob Scheuchzer

Scheuchzer - Fifth Day of God Creating Earth; Fish. 15

1731-1735USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 60.50
24004Johann Jakob Scheuchzer

Scheuchzer - Animals entering Noah's Ark. 42

1731-1735USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 27.50
24005Johann Jakob Scheuchzer

Scheuchzer - Noah's Ark on Land; Crow. 61

1731-1735USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 38.50
24006Johann Jakob Scheuchzer

Scheuchzer - Noah's Ark on Land; Pigeon. 62

1731-1735USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 38.50
24007Johann Jakob Scheuchzer

Scheuchzer - Noah's Ark on Land; Dove finding Olive Branch. 63

1731-1735USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 38.50
24008Captain James Cook & James King

Captain Cook - The Inside of a House, in Oonalashka. 58

1785USD 100.00 - 300.00USD 82.50
24009Captain James Cook & James King

Captain Cook - An Offering before Captain Cook, in the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii). 60

1785USD 100.00 - 300.00USD 330.00
24010Captain James Cook & James King

Captain Cook - Natives of Oonalashka, and their Habitations. 57

1785USD 100.00 - 300.00USD 82.50
24011Captain James Cook & James King

Captain Cook - A View of Snug Corner Cove, in Prince William's Sound. 45

1785USD 100.00 - 300.00USD 143.00
24012Captain James Cook & James King

Captain Cook - A View of Karakakooa, in Owyhee. 68

1785USD 100.00 - 300.00USD 632.50
24013Captain James Cook & James King

Captain Cook - A View of Christmas Harbour, in Kerguelen's Land. 4

1785USD 100.00 - 300.00USD 154.00
24014Antoine-Francois Prevost d'Exiles

Prevost - Scorpion, Snake, Lizard; Diverses fortes de Serpens

1746USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 44.00
24015Antoine-Francois Prevost d'Exiles

Prevost - Buffalo; Buffle

1746USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 104.50
24016Antoine-Francois Prevost d'Exiles

Prevost - Map of Sierra Leone, Africa; Baye de Sierra Leona / Veue de l'Entrée de la Baye de Sierra Leona

1746USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 33.00
24017Antoine-Francois Prevost d'Exiles

Prevost - Map of Gulf of Guinea; Golfe de Guinee et les Costes comprises entre le Cap Formosa et le Cap de Lopes Consalvo

1746USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 77.00
24018Antoine-Francois Prevost d'Exiles

Prevost - Map of Benin, Guinea; Carte du Golfe de Benin et Partie de la Cote de Guinee

1746USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 27.50
24019Antoine-Francois Prevost d'Exiles

Prevost - Plan of Macao, China; Plan de la Ville et du Port de Macao

1746USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 66.00
24020Antoine-Francois Prevost d'Exiles

Prevost - Map of Java, Indonesia; Idee de l'Isle de Java

1746USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 132.00
24021Antoine-Francois Prevost d'Exiles

Prevost - Map of Karazm, Turkestan & Grande Bukarie (Central Asia); Carte de Karazm, Turkestan et Grande Bukarie

1746USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 27.50
24022Captain the Right Hon. Lord Byron, Commander

Byron - A Plan of the Volcano Peli in the Island of Owhyhee by Lieu. Malden 1825

1826USD 200.00 - 350.00USD 121.00
24023Captain the Right Hon. Lord Byron, Commander

Byron - Track of H. M. S. Blonde to the Sandwich Islands and Home again

1826USD 200.00 - 350.00USD 104.50
24024Charles Hubert Jaillot and Nicolas Sanson

Jaillot & Sanson - Map of Sicily; La Sicile divisee en ses trois Provinces ou Valees

1692-1693USD 500.00 - 1,000.00USD 264.00
24025Charles Hubert Jaillot and Nicolas Sanson

Jaillot & Sanson - Map of the Kingdom of Naples; Le Royaume de Naples

1692-1693USD 500.00 - 1,000.00USD 286.00
  • <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>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>November 24</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books:</b> STEVE JOBS / WOZNIAK. Signed Lid for Apple II computer & related materials. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books:</b> [TESLA, NIKOLA] MARTIN, THOMAS COMMERFORD. Inscribed. <i>The Inventions, Researches and Writings of Nikola Tesla...</i> $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books:</b> TOCQUEVILLE, ALEXIS DE. <i>Democracy in America.</i> First American editions of both volumes. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <center><b>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>November 24</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Two typed letters signed to Professor Julian Hugo Bonfante, with associated materials. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books:</b> Attr. to BENING, ALEXANDER (SANDER). Pair of arch-topped miniatures (of the Adoration and the Deposition respectively), likely extracted from a Book of Hours. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books:</b> LEESER, ISAAC. <i>The Law of God.</i> First edition of the first Jewish translation of the Pentateuch into English. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <center><b>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>November 24</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books:</b> [RACKHAM, ARTHUR] WALTON, IZAAK. <i>The Compleat Angler; or the Contemplative Man's Recreation...</i> $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books:</b> LICHTENSTEIN, ROY. Drawings and Prints. First printing with a small drawing in color depicting three lemons initialed by Lichtenstein. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books:</b> Rare set of 12-inch Bardin globes on stands. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books:</b> MONTAIGNE, MICHEL EYQUEM DE [JOHN FLORIO, trans.]. <i>The Essayes Or Morall, Politike and Millitarie Discourses of Lo:...</i> $25,000 to $35,000.
  • <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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