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

Artcurial: Aristophil Collection - No. 35, 4098, Paris

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
11/18/2020 - 11/18/2020
Page Size: 132 items in 6 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
435GARY (Romain)

GARY (Romain) Manuscrit autographe de La Vie devant soi.

1975EUR 12,000.00 - 15,000.00EUR 36,400.00
436GARY (Romain)

GARY (Romain) Ensemble autographe et dactylographié sur Gros-Câlin.

1973EUR 10,000.00 - 12,000.00EUR 19,500.00
437GARY (Romain)

GARY (Romain) Ensemble autographe sur Pseudo.

1976EUR 10,000.00 - 12,000.00EUR 12,350.00
438GARY (Romain)

GARY (Romain) Ensemble autographe manuscrit et dactylographié relatif au roman Les Enchanteurs.

1973EUR 10,000.00 - 12,000.00Not Sold
439GARY (Romain)

GARY (Romain) Ensemble autographe sur Chien blanc/White Dog.

1969-1970. EUR 8,000.00 - 10,000.00EUR 70,200.00
440GARY (Romain)

GARY (Romain) Réunion de 3 ensembles autographes sur des projets de romans et nouvelles.

EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
441GARY (Romain)

GARY (Romain) Ensemble autographe et dactylographié sur Clair de femme.

1976EUR 8,000.00 - 10,000.00EUR 22,100.00
442GARY (Romain)

GARY (Romain) Ensemble autographe et dactylographié sur Les Cerfs-volants.

EUR 8,000.00 - 10,000.00EUR 36,400.00
443GARY (Romain)

GARY (Romain) Ensemble autographe et dactylographié de pièces de théâtre.

EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00EUR 8,710.00
444GARY (Romain)

GARY (Romain) La Promesse de l’aube.

EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00EUR 3,900.00
445GARY (Romain)

GARY (Romain) Ensemble autographe et dactylographié relatif à 6 romans et récits des années 1970.

années 1970. EUR 8,000.00 - 10,000.00EUR 32,500.00
446GARY (Romain)

GARY (Romain) Réunion de manuscrits et de dactylogrammes de scénarios de films.

1964 et 1971-1972. EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00EUR 5,850.00
447GARY (Romain)

GARY (Romain) Ensemble autographe et dactylographié pour L’Angoisse du roi Salomon.

1978EUR 10,000.00 - 12,000.00EUR 29,900.00
448GARY (Romain)

GARY (Romain) Ensemble de traductions de l’oeuvre de Gary.

EUR 1,200.00 - 1,500.00EUR 2,600.00
449GARY (Romain)

GARY (Romain) Ensemble de 3 livres pour Diego Gary.

EUR 1,200.00 - 1,500.00EUR 1,264.00
450GARY (Romain)

GARY (Romain) Réunion de 2 ouvrages du XXe siècle avec envois.

1947 et 1956. EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
451GARY (Romain)

GARY (Romain) Ensemble d’articles de presse.

EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00EUR 1,820.00
452GARY (Romain)

GARY (Romain) Ensemble de documentation se rapportant à la gestion des droits de l’oeuvre de Romain Gary.

EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
453GARY (Romain)

GARY (Romain) Réunion de 7 ouvrages de littérature anglo-saxonne avec envois à Romain Gary.

EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00EUR 4,802.00
454GARY (Romain)

GARY (Romain) Ensemble de 4 ouvrages russes.

EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
455GARY (Romain)

GARY (Romain) Réunion de 8 ouvrages de littérature française avec envois à Romain Gary.

EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
456GARY (Romain)

GARY (Romain) Réunion de 14 ouvrages de littérature française, avec envois à Romain Gary.

EUR 2,000.00 - 2,500.00Not Sold
457GARY (Romain)

GARY (Romain) Réunion de 5 ouvrages de littérature française, avec envois à Romain Gary.

EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
458GARY (Romain) et SEBERG (Jean)

GARY (Romain) et SEBERG (Jean) Réunion de 13 livres adressés à Romain Gary et Jean Seberg.

EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00EUR 2,528.00
459SEBERG (Jean)

SEBERG (Jean) Réunion de 13 ouvrages des bibliothèques de Jean Seberg et Lesley Blanch.

EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
  • <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>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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