• <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> C.F. Payne, <i>Micawber, Imitating Norman Rockwell’s “Triple self-portrait,”</i> mixed media, 2002. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Brian Froud, media illustration published in <i>The Land of Froud,</i> 1977. Estimate $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Haddon Sundblom, <i>All a Girl Needs,</i> oil on canvas, published in <i>The Ladies’ Home Journal,</i> 1942. $8,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Adrianne Lobel, <i>My One and Only,</i> 26 scenic concept collages for the Broadway musical, 1983. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Charles Schulz, original four-panel pen and ink <i>Peanuts</i> comic strip, 1971. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b>Jack Davis, mixed media cartoon for <i>Playboy,</i> 1959. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Charles Addams, mixed media cartoon for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1937. $6,000 to $9,000.
  • <center><b>Aste Bolaffi<br>Rare Books and Autographs<br>June 22, 2021</b>
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Tolomeo, Claudio. <i>Cosmographia.</i> Ulma, Lienhart Holle, 16.07.1482.<br>€ 50.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Hondius, Henricus, & Johannes Janssonius. <i>Atlas novus, sive descriptio geographica totius orbis terrarum.</i> Amsterdam, Hondius-Janssonius, 1638. €30.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Castiglione, Baldassarre. <i>Il libro del cortegiano del conte Baldesar Castiglione.</i> Venice, eredi di Aldo, 1528. € 14.000+
    <center><b>Aste Bolaffi<br>Rare Books and Autographs<br>June 22, 2021</b>
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Bayer, Johann. <i>Uranometria, omnium asterismorum continens schemata, nova methodo delineata, aereis laminis expressa.</i> Augusta, Christoph Mang, 1603.<br>€ 12.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> [Astronomy]. <i>[Scriptores Astronomici veteres].</i> Venezia, Aldo Manuzio, 1499.<br> € 7.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Aristophanes. <i>Aristofanous Komoidiai ennea. Aristophanis Comoediae novem.</i> Venice, Aldo Manuzio, 1498. € 7.000+
    <center><b>Aste Bolaffi<br>Rare Books and Autographs<br>June 22, 2021</b>
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Herodotus. <i>Hirodotou logoi ennea [...] Herodoti libri novem quibus musarum indita sunt nomina.</i> Venice, Aldo Manuzio, 1502. € 7.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Tory, Geoffroy. <i>L’art & science de la vraye proportion des lettres attiques, ou antiques.</i> Paris, Vincent Gaultherot, 1549. € 5.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Caterina da Siena. <i>Epistole devotissime de sancta Catharina da Siena.</i> Venice, Aldo Manuzio, 1500. € 4.500+
    <center><b>Aste Bolaffi<br>Rare Books and Autographs<br>June 22, 2021</b>
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> [Chess]. Gianuzio della Manzia, Orazio. <i>Libro nel quale si tratta della maniera di giuocar' a scacchi con alcuni sottilissimi partiti.</i> Torino, Antonio Bianchi, 1597. € 3.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Newton, Isaac. <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica.</i> Amsterdam, Compagnie di Amsterdam, 1714. €2.500+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> [Turkish Empire]. Ramberti, Benedetto. <i>Libri tre delle cose de Turchi.</i> Venice, eredi di Aldo, 1539. €1.500+
  • <b><center>Doyle<br>Fine Literature<br>Online Auction<br>June 8 to June 22</b>
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> CALDWELL, ERSKINE. <i>Tobacco Road,</i> First Edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> ELIOT, GEORGE. <i>Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life.</i> Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1871-72. First edition in book form. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> BYRON, GEORGE GORDON NOEL, LORD. <i>Don Juan.</i> London: the Thomas Davison; John Hunt; John and H.L. Hunt, 1819-24. First edition. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> [BURNEY, FRANCES]. <i>Evelina, Or, A Young Lady's Entrance into the World.</i> London: T. Lowndes, 1778. First edition. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Fine Literature<br>Online Auction<br>June 8 to June 22</b>
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> SHEPARD, ERNEST H. Colored drawing of Winnie-the-Pooh and Piglet, in an autograph letter signed by Shepard. Dated February 29th, 1932. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> CARROLL, LEWIS (CHARLES LUTWIDGE DODGSON). <i>The Nursery "Alice".</i> London: MacMillan, 1890. Second (first published) edition. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> DANA, RICHARD HENRY, Jr. <i>Two Years Before the Mast.</i> New York, 1840. First edition with an autograph letter signed by Dana laid-in. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> FINE BINDING-RIVIERE] HAZLITT, WILLIAM. <i>Liber Amoris: or, the New Pygmalion.</i> London: John Hunt, 1823. First edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
  • <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> LIFE OF OSLER, PRESENTATION COPY TO NEPHEW NORMAN GWYN. CUSHING, HARVEY. 1869-1939. <i>The Life of Sir William Osler.</i> Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1925. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> OSLER TO HALSTED MENTIONING CUSHING AND WELCH. Autograph Letter Signed ("Wm Osler") to William Stewart Halsted on medical matters, 2 pp, January 19, 1919. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> CUSHING PRESENTATION COPY TO LUCIEN PRICE. CUSHING, HARVEY. <i>Intracranial Tumours.</i> Springfield, 1932. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> OSLER ON HIS CHILDHOOD. Autograph Letter Signed ("Wm Osler") to Mabel [Brewster] on returning home to Staplehurst. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> SCULTETUS, JOHANNES. 1595-1645. <i>Cheiroplotheke, seu armamentarium chirurgicum XLIII.</i> Ulm: Balthasar Kühnen, 1655. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> VICQ D'AZYR, FELIX. 1748-1794. <i>Traite d'anatomie et de physiologie.</i> Paris: Didot l'aine, 1786. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> TAGAULT, JEAN. C.1499-1546. <i>De chirugica institutione libri quinque....</i> Lyon: Guillaume Rouillé, 1549. $400 to $600.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). Autograph Logs and Journals from his 1927 Alaska Expedition. $7,000 to $ 9,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). Cañon de Chelley, 1904. Oversized orotone, 17 x 22in in original Curtis Studio frame. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). 26 cyanotypes, featuring images of Cheyenne tribes from Volume VI of <i>North American Indian,</i> c.1907, made by Curtis in the field. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). The Vanishing Race, 1904. Oversized orotone, 18 x 24in in original Curtis Studio frame. $20,000 to $30,000.

Sothebys: Music, Books and Manuscripts - bidstart 5/25, L21403, London

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
06/08/2021 - 06/08/2021
Page Size: 60 items in 3 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Asola, Giovanni Matteo

G. M. Asola. Psalmi...Una cum cantico B. Virginis Salve Regina...Chorus Primus [Alto], 1597

Venice1597GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 819.00
2Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel

C. P. E. Bach. Autograph score and parts of the Trio in G major for flute, violin and continuo, Wq. 144, 1747

GBP 200,000.00 - 300,000.00GBP 252,000.00
3Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel

C. P. E. Bach. "Die Israeliten in der Wüste", first edition of the score, 1775

Hamburg1775GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
4Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel

C. P. E. Bach. Claviersonaten mit einer Violine und einem Violoncell...Zweite Sammlung, 1st ed. [cembalo part], 1777

Leipzig1777GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 504.00
5Bach, Johann Christoph Friedrich

J. C. F. Bach. Drey leichte Sonaten fürs Klavier oder Piano Forte, 1789

RintelnGBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 4,788.00
6[Bach, Johann Sebastian]--Philipp Spitta and Ernst Rudorff

[J. S. Bach]--P. Spitta and E. Rudorff. Archive of autograph correspondence, 1869-1894

1869-1894GBP 15,000.00 - 20,000.00GBP 15,120.00
7Bach, Johann Sebastian

J. S. Bach. Manuscript of the aria 'Es ist vollbracht' from the "St. John Passion", with viola obbligato, c. 1800

c. 1800GBP 4,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 6,930.00
8Bach, Johann Sebastian

Le Clavecin bien tempéré ou Preludes et Fugues dans tous les Tons et Demitons...I [...II] Parthie [the "48", books 1 and 2, BWV 846-893], Vienna: Hoffmeister & Comp. (and Leipzig: Bureau de Musique), [1801]

Vienna and Leipzig[1801]GBP 2,000.00 - 2,500.00GBP 6,930.00
9Bach, Johann Sebastian

J. S. Bach. Four first or early editions of his keyboard works, early C19th

GBP 2,000.00 - 2,500.00Not Sold
10Bach, Johann Sebastian

J. S. Bach. Engraved full scores of "The Art of Fugue" and "The Musical Offering", Zurich & Leipzig, 1802-1831

Zurich and Leipzig1802-1831GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,512.00
11Bach, Johann Sebastian

J. S. Bach. First and early editions of the 2- & 3-part Inventions and other keyboard works, 1801-1830

Leipzig1801-1830GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
12Bach, Johann Sebastian

J. S. Bach. Exercices pour le Clavecin...Oeuvre I...[Oeuvre II] [Partita No. 1 and 'Goldberg' Variations], 1801 and 1803

Vienna and LeipzigGBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,512.00
13Bach, Johann Sebastian

J. S. Bach. Scribal manuscript of nos.18/1 and 18/2 of 'Die Kunst der Fuge', BWV 1080, late C18th or early C19th

GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
14Bach, Johann Sebastian

J. S. Bach. Manuscript of the C minor Fantasy, BWV 906, and the Gigue from Partita No. 1, BWV 825, first half of C19th

GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 756.00
15Bach, Johann Sebastian

J. S. Bach. Early edition of the Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue, BWV 903, early C19th

GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 693.00
16Bach, Wilhelm Friedemann

W. F. Bach, Early scribal manuscript of the Fugue in C Minor for keyboard, Fk 32, late C18th

GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 4,410.00
17Beethoven, Ludwig van

L. v. Beethoven. First edition of the violin sonata Op. 96, 1816

Vienna[1816]GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,638.00
18Beethoven, Ludwig van

L. v. Beethoven. First edition, second issue of the "Elegischer Gesang", Op. 118, [c. 1827]

Vienna[c. 1827]GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
19Beethoven, Ludwig van

L. v. Beethoven. Six first and early editions of chamber works in parts, c. 1801-1820

GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,260.00
20Beethoven, Ludwig van

L. v. Beethoven. Early edition of the vocal score of "Fidelio" (3rd version), 1815

Bonn[1815]GBP 1,200.00 - 1,800.00GBP 1,260.00
21Beethoven, Ludwig van

L. v. Beethoven. Early edition of the parts of the Piano Trios Op. 1, 1797

Bonn[1797]GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,134.00
22Beethoven, Ludwig van

L. v. Beethoven. "In questa tomba oscura", WoO 133, early edition, 1811

.Leipzig[1811]GBP 800.00 - 1,000.00GBP 882.00
23Beethoven, Ludwig van

L. v. Beethoven. Thematisches Verzeichniss der Compositionen für Instrumentalmusik, 1819

Leipzig1819GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
24Bruch, Max

M. Bruch. Autograph drafts and sketches for his "Requiem for Mignon" Op. 93, 1918

GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00GBP 8,190.00
25Bush, Alan

A. Bush. Series of 35 letters signed to the organist Robert Crowley, 1987-1995

GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 630.00
  • <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [CIVIL WAR] -- [SHERIDAN, Philip Henry]. Personal headquarters flag of Philip Henry Sheridan used when he led the 2nd Michigan Cavalry. Spring - Summer 1862. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY]. Half plate daguerreotype of firefighter Walter Van Erven Dorens. [San Francisco]: n.p., [ca 1854-1856]. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [LINCOLNIANA]. Abraham Lincoln banner possibly made for the 1864 presidential campaign. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [REVOLUTIONARY WAR - CONTINENTAL CONGRESS]. [HOLTEN, Dr. Samuel]. An archive of letters related to Danvers, Massachusetts, physician and statesman Dr. Samuel Holten. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD]. CARBUTT, John, photographer. Exceptional collection of 27 stereoviews from the series, "Excursion to the 100th Meridian, October 1866." Chicago, [1866]. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [ALASKAN GOLD RUSH]. William Steele West and family, extensive archive of photographs, diaries, correspondence, and personal items. [Ca 19th - 20th century]. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [TAYLOR, Zachary]. Quarter plate daguerreotype featuring the 12th President of the United States. N.p.: n.p., [ca 1845]. $8,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [WASHINGTON, George]. Signed Society of the Cincinnati document. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> LINCOLN, Abraham. Autograph endorsement signed ("A. Lincoln"), as President. [Washington], 29 September 1862. 1 page, 4to, old creases. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> JEFFERSON, Thomas. Autograph letter signed ("Th. Jefferson"), as United States President, to Robert Patterson. Washington DC, 2 July 1805. 1 page, 4to, evenly toned, small tear from seal. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY] -- [ALCOTT, Elizabeth Sewall]. Ninth plate ruby ambrotype attributed to Elizabeth Sewall Alcott. N.p., [ca 1856-1857]. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [WESTERN AMERICANA]. RUSSELL, Andrew Joseph, photographer. <i>Salt Lake City, From the Top of the Tabernacle.</i> [1869]
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Livres et Manuscrits :<br>de Cervantès à Houellebecq<br>18 – 25 June</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> Jouve, Paul -- François-Louis Schmied -- Rudyard Kipling. <i>Le Livre de la Jungle,</i> 1919.<br>€ 80,000 to € 120,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> Cervantès Saavedra, Miguel de. <i>El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha.</i> Bruxelles, 1607.<br>€ 30,000 to € 50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> Buren, Daniel - Aimé Césaire. Cahier d'un retour au pays natal. Solstice, 2004. 1/140 ex. Avec 1/20 suites d'œuvres originales.<br>€ 4,000 to € 6,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> [Musique] - Gioacchino Traversa. Six sonates à violon seul. [Vers 1770].<br>€ 3,000 to € 5,000.
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