• <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Frances Palmer, <i>Battle of Buena Vista,</i> chromolithograph, New York, 1847. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Antonio Colmenero de Ledesma, the earliest publication concerned solely with chocolate, first edition, Madrid, 1631. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Romans Bernard, <i>An Exact View of the Late Battle at Charlestown, June 17th, 1775,</i> engraving, 1776. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> <i>A Short Narrative of the Horrid Massacre in Boston,</i> English edition, London, 1770. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> William Soule, <i>Lodge of the Plains Indians,</i> albumen print, 1872. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Manuscript document to enforce New York’s “Agreement of Non-Importation” during the heyday of the Sons of Liberty, New York, 1769. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Clarence Mackenzie, <i>Drummer Boy of the 13th Regiment of Brooklyn,</i> salt print with applied color, 1861. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Moses Lopez, <i>A Lunar Calendar,</i> first Jewish calendar published in America, Newport, RI, 1806. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b><br>The Book of Mormon, first edition, Palmyra, 1830. $30,000 to $40,000.
  • <center><b>Doyle<br>Stage & Screen<br>Auction April 28</b>
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 12. OKLAHOMA! Celeste Holm's vocal score for Oklahoma! inscribed by Richard Rodgers. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 20. WILSON, DOOLEY. Fine inscribed photograph to Celeste Holm with Casablanca reference. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 79. Original production script of the Broadway musical CATS with notes written by Claude Tessier. $600 to $900.
    <center><b>Doyle<br>Stage & Screen<br>Auction April 28</b>
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 139. STEPHEN SONDHEIM. Autographed musical manuscript signed for "Broadway Baby" from Follies. $500 to $800.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 180.<br>Cecil Beaton. Headdress for Liza at the Ball, from My Fair Lady, circa 1962. $700 to $900.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 177.<br>Cecil Beaton. Set Design for The Gainsborough Girls, 1951. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 54. Fanciful engraving of earth's interior with magma core and errupting volcanoes (1682). $1500 to $1800.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 165. Rare state of Jefferys' influential map of New England in contemporary color (1755). $8000 to $9500.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 177. Mouzon's foundation map of the Carolinas (1775). $10000 to $13000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 183. Very rare first state of De Fer's map of the Lower Mississippi Valley (1715). $20000 to $25000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 253. Scarce Scottish edition based on Ellicott's plan of Washington, D.C. (1796). $2400 to $3000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 313. Stunning view of Philadelphia by John Bachmann (1850). $3250 to $4250.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 338. Rare Civil War map based on Bucholtz map of Virginia (1862). $9500 to $12000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 667. First map to accurately show Luzon in Philippines (1590). $6000 to $7500.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 682. Rare map of Shanghai International Settlement published just after WWI (1918). $7000 to $9000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 738. Coronelli's superb map of the Pacific showing the Island of California (1697) Est. $2400 - $3000
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 743. A cornerstone piece in the mapping of Australia and New Zealand (1726) Est. $6000 - $7500
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 781. An uncommon signature during Jefferson's Governorship of Virginia (1779) Est. $9500 - $11000
  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> CURRIER and IVES, publishers -- After Frances F. Palmer. The Rocky Mountains. Emigrants Crossing the Plains, 1866. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [BIBLE, in English]. <i>The New Testament of Jesus Christ, translated faithfully into English.</i> Rheims, 1582. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [BIBLE, in Latin]. <i>Biblia latina.</i> Venice: Franz Renner of Hailbrun [Heilbrunn], 1483. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe (1792-1822). Autograph letter signed ("P. B. S."), to Charles Ollier. Florence, Italy, 15 December 1819. “MY PROMETHEUS IS THE BEST THING I EVER WROTE.” $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> RAMSAY, David (1749-1815). <i>The History of the Revolution of South-Carolina…</i> Trenton: Isaac Collins, 1785. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [BINDINGS]. MUIR, John (1838-1914). <i>The Writings of John Muir.</i> Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1916-1924. 10 vols. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [CHICAGO] -- <i>Park & Guide Map of Chicago.</i> Chicago: Jas. Van Vechten, 1873. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> CURRIER and IVES, publishers -- After Frances F. Palmer. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [ALLEN PRESS]. SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). <i>Romeo and Juliet.</i> Greenbrae: Allen Press, 1988. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> BEMELMANS, Ludwig (1898-1962). Pencil drawing on paper. 247 x 198 mm, sight, matted and framed. Showing a child shooting at a baby's balloon. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [LOGAN ELM PRESS]. HARVEY, Rebecca. <i>Any Number of Things.</i> Ohio State University, 2013. Single sheet paper scroll. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> BINYON, Laurence (1869-1943). A small archive of letters and pamphlets. $200 to $300.

Christies: Paul Destribats : une bibliothèque des Avant-gardes, partie III, 18402, Paris

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
02/02/2021 - 02/04/2021
Page Size: 502 items in 21 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1BAKALOFF, Amy, et Óscar DOMÍNGUEZ

Sombre et noir

Paris1945EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00EUR 3,500.00
2BRETON, André

10 lettres autographes signées à Alain Bosquet

New York, Paris1942-1962 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00EUR 2,375.00
3BRETON, André, et Frederick KIESLER

Ode à Charles Fourier. Manuscrit autographe

Paris1945-1947EUR 10,000.00 - 15,000.00EUR 21,250.00
4BRETON, André

Ensemble de documents autographes : lettres, cartes postales, textes

Années 1945-1950EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00EUR 4,750.00
5BRYEN, Camille, et WOLS

Baleine-ville - 2bis

S.l.n.d. (1945 et 1955)EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00EUR 7,500.00
6DUBUFFET, Jean, et Francis PONGE

Matière et mémoire ou les lithographes à l’école

Paris1945EUR 20,000.00 - 30,000.00EUR 26,250.00
7ÉLUARD, Paul, et Jean FAUTRIER

Pour 12 poèmes d'Éluard. 11 pastels. Manuscrit autographe de Paul Éluard et maquette illustrée de pastels originaux de Jean Fautrier

Vers 1945EUR 30,000.00 - 40,000.00EUR 43,750.00
8ARP, Hans

Le siège de l'air. Poèmes. 1915-1945. Avec huit duo-dessins par Arp et Taeuber-Arp et un avant-propos par Alain Gheerbrant

Paris1946EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00EUR 4,000.00
9BATAILLE, Georges [sous le pseudonyme de Lord AUCH], et Hans BELLMER

Histoire de l'œil. Nouvelle version. Avec six gravures à l'eau-forte et au burin

Séville1940 @ParisEUR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00EUR 26,250.00
10BRETON, André

Manuscrits autographes : textes et lettres

1946-1964EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00EUR 8,750.00
11BRETON, André, et MATTA

Les Manifestes du Surréalisme suivis de Prolégomènes à un troisième Manifeste du Surréalisme ou non

[Paris]1946EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00EUR 4,750.00
12BRETON, André, Arshile GORKY, et Marcel DUCHAMP

Young Cherry Trees Secured Against Hares

New York1946EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00EUR 32,500.00
13BRETON, André, Marcel DUCHAMP, et Yves TANGUY

Yves Tanguy

New York1946EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00EUR 8,750.00
14GUILLEVIC, Eugène, et Jean DUBUFFET

Elégies

Paris1946EUR 800.00 - 1,200.00EUR 3,000.00
15HUGNET, Georges, et André BEAUDIN

Oiseaux ne copiez personne

[Paris]1946EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00EUR 2,750.00
16KAFKA, Franz, et Jean-Michel ATLAN

Description d’un combat

Paris1946EUR 200.00 - 300.00EUR 375.00
17LOEB, Pierre, et Wifredo LAM

Voyages à travers la peinture

Paris1946EUR 600.00 - 800.00EUR 750.00
18LUCA, Gherasim et Théodore BRAUNER

Le Vampire passif

Paris1945EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00EUR 4,000.00
19MATHIEU, Georges

À Paul Éluard

[Biarritz1946EUR 5,000.00 - 7,000.00EUR 7,500.00
20MICHAUX, Henri

Peintures et dessins

Paris1946EUR 1,200.00 - 1,800.00EUR 1,625.00
21OVIDE, et Félix LABISSE. Tr. du latin par Gilbert LELY

VI Métamorphoses

Paris1946EUR 400.00 - 500.00EUR 1,375.00
22PÉRET, Benjamin et Victor BRAUNER

Main Forte. Au 125 du Boulevard Saint-Germain. Il était une boulangère. Et les seins mouraient. L'amour des heures, la haine du poivre. La dernière nuit du condamné à mort. Corps à corps. La maladie n°9. Illustrations de Victor Brauner

Paris1946EUR 800.00 - 1,200.00EUR 5,000.00
23SOLIER, René de, et WOLS

Naturelles

Paris1946EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00EUR 5,625.00
24TZARA, Tristan, et André MASSON

Terre sur Terre. Dessins d'André Masson

Genève-Paris1946EUR 800.00 - 1,200.00EUR 1,000.00
25TZARA, Tristan et Henri LAURENS

Entre-Temps. Avec une eau-forte et quatre dessins de Henri Laurens

Paris1946EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00EUR 1,500.00
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Collection of a Connoisseur:<br>History in Manuscript, Part 2<br>27 April 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Ronald Reagan. Series of 37 letters to Senator George Murphy, and related material, 1968-90. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Chaim Weizmann. Autograph letter signed, to General Sir Gilbert Clayton, 6 September 1918. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Sir Winston Churchill. Autograph letter signed, to Pamela, Lady Lytton, 1942. £20,000 to $30,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Collection of a Connoisseur:<br>History in Manuscript, Part 2<br>27 April 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Oscar Wilde. Five autograph letters signed, to Alsager Vian, 1887. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Napoleon I. Letter signed to Admiral Ganteaume, ordering the invasion of England, 22 August 1805. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Horatio, Viscount Nelson, and Emma Hamilton. Two autograph letter signed, to Catherine and George Matcham, 1805. £6,000 to £8,000.
  • <center><b>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>Timed auction, April 29</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1032. RATZER, BERNARD. Plan of the City of New York in North America, surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1011. [BROADSIDE]. Life, Last Words and Dying Confession, of Rachel Wall... $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1055. BEATON, CECIL. Scrapbook prepared by Cecil Beaton over the period 1935-1944, with some later inclusions. $800 to $1,200.
    <center><b>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>Timed auction, April 29</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1051. ADDAMS, CHARLES. Original drawing "I hope the power doesn't go out until after Masterpiece Theatre." $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1037. The Campaign Speeches of Nixon of Kennedy, inscribed to William Safire by Richard Nixon and secretarially for John Kennedy. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1036. Celebration of the Commencement of Work on Rapid Transit Railroad. March 24th 1900, one o'clock, City Hall Park, New York. $200 to $300.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1005. 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers signed baseball including Jackie Robinson. $3,000 to $5,000.
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