• <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.
  • <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.
  • <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.

Christies: Rare Books and Manuscripts - bidstart 5/3, 19970, Paris

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
05/10/2021 - 05/10/2021
Page Size: 183 items in 8 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1BEAURAIN, Jean, chevalier de (1696-1771)

Histoire militaire de Flandre, depuis l’année 1690, jusqu’en 1694, inclusivement ; qui comprend le détail des marches, campemens, batailles, siéges & mouvemens des armées du Roi & de celles des Alliés pendant ces cinq Campagnes

Paris 1755EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00EUR 1,875.00
2BELON DU MANS, Pierre (1517-1564)

Les observations de plusieurs singularitez & choses memorables, trouvées en Grèce, Asie, Judée, Egypte, Arabie, & autres pays estranges, redigées en trois livres

Paris1555EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00EUR 8,125.00
3BERNARD DE CLAIRVAUX (1090-1153), mais plus probablement Thomas de BEVERLEY-FROIDMONT (circa 1150-1225)

Modus bene vivendi in christianam religionem.

Venise EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00EUR 1,625.00
4BERNARD, Pierre-Joseph (1708-1775)

Oeuvres de P. J. Bernard, ornées de gravures, d'après les desseins de Prud'hon; la dernière estampe gravée par lui-même

Paris 1797EUR 700.00 - 1,000.00EUR 3,750.00
5BIBLES ITALIENNES ILLUSTRÉES - Gabriello SIMEONI (1509-1756)

Figure della Biblia, illustrate de stanze tuscane

Lyon 1577, 1570EUR 700.00 - 1,000.00EUR 875.00
6BRUSCAMBILLE, Jean Gracieux, dit, ou Des Lauriers (1575-1634)

Prologues tant serieux que facecieux, avec plusieurs Galimatias

Paris s.d. 1610EUR 400.00 - 500.00EUR 500.00
7BRUSCAMBILLE, Jean Gracieux, dit (1575-1634)

Facecieuses paradoxes de Bruscambille, & autres discours Comiques. Le tout nouvellement tiré de l'Escarcelle de ses imaginations

Rouen 1615EUR 800.00 - 1,200.00EUR 1,000.00
8CHEVRIER, François-Antoine, dit de Chevrier (1721-1762)

Le Colporteur ; histoire morale et critique [Relié avec, du même:] La Vie du fameux Père Norbert, ex-Capucin, connû aujourd'hui sous le nom de l'abbé Platel [Et, du même:] Almanach des gens d'esprit, par un homme qui n'est pas sot. Calendrier pour l'année

Londres1762EUR 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
9CHOLIÈRES, Jean Dagoneau, seigneur de (circa 1509-1592)

Les aprèsdisnées

Paris 1588EUR 700.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
10COMMYNES, Philippe de (1447-1511)

Cronique & histoire ... contenant les choses advenues durant le regne du Roy Loys unziesme, & Charles huictiesme son filz

Paris1549EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00EUR 1,000.00
11COMMYNES, Philippe de (1447-1511)

Les Memoires de Messire Philippe de Commines chevalier, seigneur d’Argenton : sur les faits & gestes de Loys onziesme, & de Charles huictiesme son fils, rois de France. De nouveau reveuz & corrigez pour la seconde fois…

Paris 1579EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
12COMMYNES, Philippe de (1447-1511)

Memoires de Messire Philippe de Comines…depuis l’an 1464 jusqu’en 1498…augmentez de plusieurs Traittez, Contracts, Testaments, Actes, & Observations. Par feu Mr. Denys Godefroy.

Bruxelles 1714EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00EUR 1,875.00
13CORNEILLE, Pierre (1606-1684)

Théâtre de Pierre Corneille, avec des commentaires.

S.l. Genève 1764EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00EUR 4,375.00
14DERAND, François (1588-1644)

L'Architecture des Voutes, ou l'art des traits, et coupe des voutes: traicté très-util, voire nécessaire a tous architectes, maistres massons, appareilleurs, tailleurs de pierre, et tous ceux qui se meslent de l'architecture, mesme militaire

Paris 1643EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00EUR 1,125.00
15[DESTOUCHES, Charles-René Sochet (1727 –1794)]

20 documents related to Charles-RenéSochet Destouches.

1760 à 1789EUR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
16DUBUISSON, Pierre-Paul (mort en 1762)

Armorial des principales maisons et familles du royaume, particulièrement de celles de Paris et de l'Isle de France... avec l'explication de tous les blasons, par M. Dubuisson. Ouvrage enrichi de près de quatre mille écussons gravés en taille-douce

Paris 1757EUR 30,000.00 - 40,000.00EUR 32,500.00
17[DUSART, Cornelis (1660-1704) et GOLE, Jacob (1660-1737)]

1 titre gravé, 1 sonnet gravé en fin de volume et 24 planches gravées en manière noire, chacune composée d’une caricature en médaillon, surmontée d’un titre gravé et assortie au bas d’un quatrain (mouillure brune en marge extérieure des six derniers feuil

Paris 1691EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
18[ELZEVIER]

Reliures de l'époque en maroquin rouge, décor à la Du Seuil sur les plats, dos à nerfs et caissons finements ornés aux petits fers

Leyde1628-1646EUR 12,000.00 - 18,000.00EUR 21,250.00
19HORACE, Quintus Horatius Flaccus (65 av. J.-C. - 8 av. J.-C.)

Opera

Londres 1733-1737EUR 600.00 - 800.00EUR 3,500.00
20LA BORDE, Jean-Benjamin de (1734-1794)

Description générale et particulière de la France (vol.I-IV) [puis] : Voyage pittoresque de la France avec la description de toutes ses provinces (vol.V-XII)

Paris 1781- (1800).EUR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00EUR 6,250.00
21LA FONTAINE, Jean de (1621-1695)

Contes et nouvelles en vers.

Amsterdam 1745EUR 400.00 - 500.00EUR 625.00
22LA FONTAINE, Jean de (1621-1695)

Fables; suivies d'Adonis, poème. Édition stéréotype

Paris 1799EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00EUR 2,500.00
23LA PÉROUSE, Jean-François de Galaup, comte de (1741-1788).

Voyage de La Pérouse autour du monde, publié conformément au décret du 22 avril 1791.

Paris[1797].EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00EUR 6,875.00
24[LA SALE, Antoine de (circa 1386-1462)] et Romeyn de HOOGHE (1645-1708)

Les Cent Nouvelles Nouvelles. Suivent les cent nouvelles contenant les cent histoires nouveaux qui sont moult plaisans àraconter…

Cologne 1701EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
25[LE VIEIL, Pierre]

Reliure de l'époque en maroquin Lavallière aux armes Sartine, triple filet doré en encadrement sur les plats, fleurons en éconiçons, dos à nerfs, caissons ornés de fleurons,

Paris1768EUR 600.00 - 800.00EUR 1,375.00
  • <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.
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