• <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>

Antikvariat Bryggen AS: Collectible Books: Spanning 500 Years, 112320, Skjeberg

Auction Details

Auction Date
11/23/2020 - 11/23/2020
Page Size: 145 items in 6 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

[HISTORY / MAPS] JACQUES BONGARS: "Gesta dei per Francos" [Crusader history & rare maps]. EXCEPTIONAL PROVENANCE!

Hanoviae:1611NOK 30,000.00 - 40,000.00Unknown

[TRAVEL – CHINA ] LOT - NIEUHOF & MONTANUS “An embassy from the East-India Company”, 1673 /1671.

London1673NOK 30,000.00 - 40,000.00Unknown

[TRAVEL – EUROPE ] GEORGE WHELER “Voyagie door Italien Dalmatien Grieckenland en de Levant”, 1689. [Folding plates by Luyken].

Amsterdam1689NOK 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Unknown

[TRAVEL – AFRICA / ASIA]: “Barbary & Levant”, Oxford, 1738 [Folding maps & Plates].

Oxford1738NOK 3,000.00 - 10,000.00Unknown

[TRAVEL - AFRICA] "In the grip of the Nyika", 1910.

London1930NOK 750.00 - 1,000.00Unknown

[BOOK BINDING] EXCEPTIONAL PROVENANCE: Jens Juel [1626], Governor to Norway under King Christian IV, [MARTIN LUTHER].

Francofurti1617NOK 15,000.00 - 20,000.00Unknown

[BOOK BINDING] RAYMOND POINCARÉ ”Paroles Francaises”, [One of 10 copies on Japan paper], BOUND BY Lavaux.

Paris1927NOK 2,000.00 - 4,000.00Unknown

[BOOK BINDING] MINIATURE [19x4cm]: ”Le petit almanach Universel”, 1718.

A la Haye1718NOK 600.00 - 1,500.00Unknown


Lille1803NOK 600.00 - 1,500.00Unknown

[BOOK BINDING] FAUX IVORY ”The book of Common Prayer”, 1860s.

Londonno date [1860’s]NOK 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Unknown

[BOOK BINDING] ”Almanacco delle Dame”, 1853 [hand coloured plates].

Firenze1853NOK 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Unknown

[ART & PLATE BOOKS] MATISSE, Signed, 1947. Repli. [Linocuts, woodcuts & lithograps].

Paris1947NOK 30,000.00 - 40,000.00Unknown

[ART & PLATE BOOKS] MONTFAUCON ”L’Antiquite Expliquee”, 1722, [close to 1000 folio plates!]

Paris1722NOK 10,000.00 - 15,000.00Unknown

[ART & PLATE BOOKS] ”London und Paris”. RARE satiric magazine with hand-coloured folding plates. 11 vols. [1802-07].

NOK 8,000.00 - 10,000.00Unknown

[ART & PLATE BOOKS] BRIGITTE COUDRAIN: ”Liebesgärten” 31/50 copies. [SIGNED etchings].

Stuttgart1965NOK 2,000.00 - 4,000.00Unknown

[ART & PLATE BOOKS] ALBRECHT DÜRER ”Les quatres Livres d’Albert Durer […]” 542/3000 copies.

Paris1975NOK 1,000.00 - 3,000.00Unknown

[ART & PLATE BOOKS] Illuminated Manuscripts in the British Museum, 1900-1904 [RARE, 500copies].

LondonNOK 4,000.00 - 8,000.00Unknown

[ART & PLATE BOOKS] Spitzen- und Weiss-Stickereien, 1911. [50 photo plates, folio].

Dresden1911/1912NOK 2,000.00 - 4,000.00Unknown

[MAPS] Hand made maps of Copenhagen 1600-1757, [1930-1942]. [2 folio bindings].

Henrik Koppels Forlag1930NOK 750.00 - 1,250.00Unknown

[MARITIME FLAGS] “Le connoissance des pavillons ou bannieres”, 1737 [90 plates].

A la Haye1737NOK 6,000.00 - 10,000.00Unknown

[CLASSIC FICTION] CHARLES DICKENS: ” Martin Chuzzlewit”, 1844 [1st ed.]

London1844NOK 1,000.00 - 3,000.00Unknown

[CLASSIC FICTION: RUDYARD KIPLING: ”The Jungle Book” + ”The Second Jungle Book”, 1st editions, 1894-1895.

London1894NOK 20,000.00 - 30,000.00Unknown

[CLASSIC FICTION] JONATHAN SWIFT: ”Gulliver’s Travels”, 1726 1st edition [Teerink ”B”]. PROVENANCE: Sir Francis Burdett.

London1726NOK 30,000.00 - 40,000.00Unknown
24F. Wyvllie HOME

[LITERATURE – 19th CENTURY: F. Wyvllie HOME: “The Wrath of the Fay”, [1886], INSCRIBED.

London[1886]NOK 750.00 - 1,500.00Unknown

[FAIRY TALES] «Einige Feenmärchen für Kinder», 1780. EARLY GERMAN FAIRY TALE BOOK!

Berlin1780NOK 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Unknown
  • <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.
  • <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
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