• <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>

Stephan Welz & Co.: Premium Auction - Books and Maps, 102720, Constantia

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
10/27/2020 - 10/27/2020
Page Size: 61 items in 3 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
48HENRY MARTENS (British 1790-1868)

Five coloured aquatints

ZAR 10,000.00 - 15,000.00ZAR 11,700.00
51H W Ras

KAART VAN DE BERMUDA EILANDEN [ANGLO-BOER WAR POW MAP]

ZAR 5,000.00 - 8,000.00ZAR 85,500.00
52Giovanni Valerio Pascali

L'AFRICA DIVISA NEI SUOI PRINCIPAL

Venizia(1807) [1810]ZAR 1,000.00 - 2,000.00ZAR 1,170.00
53John Barrow

COAST OF AFRICA FROM TABLE BAY AT THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE TO SALDANHA BAY

London(1804) 1804ZAR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00ZAR 3,510.00
54John Malham

A CORRECT CHART OF SOUTHERN COASTS OF AFRICA, FROM THE EQUATOR TO THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE

London(1797) 1801ZAR 1,000.00 - 2,000.00ZAR 1,404.00
55John Walker

AFRICA

London(c1790) [1801]ZAR 500.00 - 750.00ZAR 1,170.00
56Rigobert Bonne

AFRIQUE

Geneve(1762) [1780]ZAR 1,000.00 - 2,000.00ZAR 1,170.00
57Jacques Nicolas Bellin

LE PAYS DES HOTTENTOTS AUX ENVIRONS DU CAP DE BONNE ESPERANCE

Paris(1748) [1748]ZAR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00ZAR 2,574.00
58Isaac Tirion

NIEUWE KAART VAN DE KAAP DER GOEDE HOOPE EN DER NA BIJ GELEGEN LANDEN

Amsterdam(1742) 1763ZAR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
59Jacques Nicolas Bellin

TWO BELLIN MAPS OF WEST & EAST COAST OF SOUTHERN AFRICA

Paris(1739 & 1740) c1780ZAR 1,600.00 - 2,400.00ZAR 1,404.00
60Johann Mathias Haas

AFRICA SECUNDUM LEGITIMAS PROJECTIONIS STEREOGRAPHICAE REGULAS

Nuremburg(1737) [1737]ZAR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00ZAR 3,510.00
61Gerardo & Leonardo Valk

AFRICA - MAURO PERUSSA OCEANO NILOQUE ADMOTA TEPENTI

Amsterdam(c1720)ZAR 7,000.00 - 10,000.00ZAR 8,190.00
62Guillaume De L"isle

CARTE DU CONGOE DU PAYS DES CAFRES

Paris(1708) [1708]ZAR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00ZAR 4,680.00
63Guillaume De L"isle

CARTA GENERALE DELL' AFRICA

Venice(1700) [1740]ZAR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00ZAR 6,435.00
64Adam Friedrich Zürner

AFRICAE IN TABULA GEOGRAPHICA DELINEATIO

Amsterdam(1700) [1709]ZAR 6,000.00 - 9,000.00ZAR 7,605.00
65Guy Tachard

CARTE DES PAYS ET DES PEUPLES DU CAP DE BONNE ESPERANCE

Paris(1686) [1686]ZAR 2,500.00 - 3,500.00ZAR 5,616.00
66Alain Mannesson Mallet

ANCIENNE ETHIOPIE

Paris(1683) [1683]ZAR 500.00 - 750.00ZAR 1,053.00
67Robert Morden

AFRICA

London(1680) [1680]ZAR 1,000.00 - 2,000.00ZAR 4,680.00
68Sanson le fils

AFRIQUE

Paris(1669) 1690ZAR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00ZAR 9,360.00
69Philip Cluver

AFRICA

Amsterdam(1661) [c1672]ZAR 1,000.00 - 2,000.00ZAR 1,170.00
70Nicolas Sanson

BASSE AETHIOPIE QUI COMPREND LES ROYAUME DE CONGO

Paris1655ZAR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
71Pieter van den Keere

AFRICA: PETRUS KAERIUS CALAVIT

London(1627) 1668ZAR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00ZAR 1,989.00
72Willem Janszoon Blaeu

AETHIOPIA INFERIOR VEL EXTERIOR

Amsterdam(c1635)ZAR 5,000.00 - 7,000.00ZAR 5,850.00
73Gerard Mercator the Younger

AFRICAE DESCRIPTIO

Amsterdam(1607) c1630ZAR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00ZAR 4,095.00
74Isaac Commelin

[CAERTE VAN DEN ZUYDERHOECK VAN AFRICA]

Amsterdam(1598) [1646]ZAR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00ZAR 6,435.00
  • <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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