• <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Early Printed Books<br>October 13, 2022
    <b>Swann October 13:</b> Miguel de Cervantes, <i>The History of Don-Quichote (Quixote), The First & Second Part,</i> London, 1620. $30,000 to $40,000
    <b>Swann October 13:</b> Jacques Lagniet, <i>Recueil des Plus Illustres Proverbes, Divisés en Trois Livre,</i> first edition, Paris, 1657-63. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann October 13:</b> William Shakespeare, <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies,</i> fourth folio, London, 1685. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Swann October 13:</b> Ramon Llull, <i>Liber de Ascensu et Decensu Intellectus,</i> first edition, Valencia, 1512. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Swann October 13:</b> Geoffrey Chaucer, <i>The Workes of Geffray Chaucer Newlye Printed,</i> London, 1542. $30,000 to $50,000.
  • <center><b>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>October 13, 2022</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 109. Miguel de Cervantes. <i>The History of Don-Quichote. The first parte.</i> London: William Stansby for Edward Blount, 1620. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 43. Franklin Delano Roosevelt. <i>Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill.</i> Washington: The White House, Christmastide, 1942. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 113. Charles Darwin. A collection of 26 titles including <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> $10,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 210. Philip Guston. Important correspondence between Philip Guston and Ralph and Martha Hyams. New York, 1967-76. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 26. John F. Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe. Signed guest book and original photos from the May 19, 1962 reception. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <center><b>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>October 13, 2022</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 194. J.R.R. Tolkien. <i>The Lord of the Rings Trilogy.</i> London: George Allen and Unwin, 1954-1954-1955. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 164. Max Beerbohm. Autograph Manuscript for The Happy Hypocrite, circa 1896. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 158. Mark Twain. <i>The Writings.</i> Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1899-1907. The Autograph Edition. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 150. Lady Dilke. <i>French Painters of the XVIIIth Century.</i> London: George Bell, 1899. First edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 200. Ludwig Bemelmans. Original sketch of Madeline, ink and gouache. $4,000 to $6,000.

Rossini: Guy Gaulard Library: Books, Manuscripts and Historical Documents, 129540, Paris

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
09/08/2022 - 09/08/2022
Page Size: 350 items in 14 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1François, duke of ALENÇON (1554-1584)

P.S. by Niccolo ALAMANNI, Chantilly July 29, 1566

Chantilly1566EUR 600.00 - 800.00Not Sold
2François, duke of ALENÇON (1554-1584)

L.S. with autograph compliment " Vretres humble et tres obissant frere et subgetFrançoys ", Paris March 22, 1570, to Charles IX

Paris1570EUR 280.00 - 400.00EUR 347.20
3FRONDE. Louis II de Bourbon, prince of CONDÉ (1621-1686)

P.A.S., and 2 P.S., plus one P.S. by GASTON D'ORLÉANS, January-February 1652

EUR 3,500.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold

NORMANDY. 3 posters, Rouen 1713-1782

RouenEUR 100.00 - 150.00Not Sold
5[LOUIS XIV (1638-1715)

Manuscript, Essay of the eulogy of Louis the Great pronounced 4 days after the news of his death arrived on September 1, 1715 by M.A.C. parish priest of M. at his preaching, September 8, 1715

1715EUR 350.00 - 500.00Not Sold
6Louis-Charles de Bourbon, comte d'EU (1701-1775)

P.S. "Louis Charles de Bourbon", Paris July 16, 1739

Paris1739EUR 350.00 - 500.00Not Sold
7MARIE-JOSÈPHE de SAXE (1731-1767)

L.A., [March 1760], to a lady

EUR 280.00 - 400.00EUR 347.20
8Augustin-Félix-Elisabeth Barrin, comte de La GALLISSONNIÈRE (1741-1828)

L.A.S., near Hanau December 6, 1762, to his father the Marquis de La Gallissonnière

near Hanau 1762EUR 280.00 - 400.00Not Sold
9FRANÇOIS I (1708-1765)

L.S., Vienna March 6, 1765, to the Commissaire de Chateaufort

Vienna1765EUR 180.00 - 300.00Not Sold
10Simon Nicolas Henri LINGUET (1736-1794)

3 L.A.S. and 1 L.S., 1770-1771, to the Marquise de CREQUY

1770-1771EUR 350.00 - 500.00Not Sold
11Victor-Amédée de La Fage, marquis de SAINT-HURUGE (1750-1810)

P.S., [1771]

1771EUR 350.00 - 500.00Not Sold
12Guy TARGET (1733-1806)

L.A.S., November 25, 1776, to the Duchess of LORGES

1776EUR 80.00 - 150.00EUR 99.20
13Antoine-Quentin FOUQUIER-TINVILLE (1746-1795)

P.A.S., April 11, 1777

1777EUR 450.00 - 600.00Not Sold
14[LOUIS XVI (1754-1793)].

6 letters or pieces, mostly L.A.S., from his First Chamber Valets, one with an autograph apostille from LOUIS XVI, 1777-1817.

1777-1817.EUR 900.00 - 1,500.00EUR 1,116.00
15Jean-Antoine Lafargue de GRANGENEUVE (1751-1793)

L.A.S., Bordeaux March 26, 1778, to M. Moynier "notary and prosecutor at the Seneschal" in Bergerac

Bordeaux1778EUR 80.00 - 150.00Not Sold
16Jean-Jacques DUVAL d'ÉPRÉMESNIL (1745-guillotined 1794)

L.A.S., Paris July 18, 1778

Paris1778EUR 350.00 - 500.00Not Sold
17Henri Masers de LATUDE (1725-1805)

Manuscript, Memoir of Mr (Henri)

EUR 900.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
18Charles Gravier, count de VERGENNES (1719-1787)

L.S., Versailles August 18, 1785, to M. de La Tour d'Auvergne Corret, Capitaine au Régt d'Angoumois

Versailles1785EUR 180.00 - 300.00Not Sold
19Joseph-Antoine-Joachim CERUTTI (1738-1792)

L.A.S., Paris September 25, 1786

Paris1786EUR 280.00 - 400.00Not Sold
20François BARBÉ-MARBOIS (1745-1837)

L.A.S., Port-au-Prince October 15, 1786

Port-au-Prince1786EUR 80.00 - 150.00Not Sold
21Bernard-René Jourdan de LAUNEY (1710-1789)

2 P.S. "Launey" with the word "reçu" autograph, 1787-1788

1787-1788EUR 450.00 - 700.00Not Sold
22Louis THIROUX DE CROSNE (1736-1794)

2 L.S., Paris July 29, 1788, to the Governor of the Bastille, Bernard de LAUNEY

Paris1788EUR 220.00 - 300.00Not Sold
23Louis-Marthe de GOUY D'ARSY (1753-1754)

L.A.S., Paris September 8, 1788

Paris1788EUR 220.00 - 300.00Not Sold

P.S. by a dozen officers including the Marquis de LAUNAY, September 20, 1788

1788EUR 450.00 - 600.00Not Sold
25Hippolyte-Jean-René, marquis de TOULONGEON (1739-1794)

L.A.S., Vienne, October 1 [1788]

Vienne1788EUR 120.00 - 200.00Not Sold
  • <b><center>Gonnelli Auction House<br>Books, Autographs & Manuscripts<br>11th-12th of October 2022
    <b>Gonnelli Oct. 11th:</b> Alfieri Vittorio, <i>Vita [...] scritta da esso,</i> 1968. Starting Price: €900,00.
    <b>Gonnelli Oct. 11th:</b> Collection of 25 albumin photographs depicting Italian, French and Swiss places. Late 19th century.
    <b>Gonnelli Oct. 11th:</b> Brandolini D’Adda Brandolino, Duale. <i>Poesia [...] e incisioni di Sandro Martini,</i> 1976.
    <b>Gonnelli Oct. 11th:</b> Alighieri Dante, <i>La divina commedia di Dante</i> edizione illustrata da 30 fotografie tolte da disegni di Scaramuzza, 1879. Starting Price: €500,00.
    Gonnelli Oct. 12th: Cervantes Saavedra Miguel (de), <i>El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha.</i> Nueva edicion corregida por la Real Academia Española, 1780. Starting price: €12.000,00.
    <b>Gonnelli Oct. 11th:</b> Collodi Carlo, <i>Le avventure di Pinocchio. Storia di un burattino,</i> 1883. Starting price: €6.000,00.
    <b>Gonnelli Oct. 11th:</b> Wilde Oscar, <i>The Picture of Dorian Gray [...]</i> with original images & notes on the text by Jim Dine, 1968. Starting price: €1.500,00
    <b>Gonnelli Oct. 11th:</b> The smallest tarot cards in the world. 21st century.
  • <center><b>Dominic Winter<br>October 12th<br>Printed Books, Stamps & Documents, Maps, Travel & Exploration
    <b>Dominic Winter, Oct. 12:</b> Hottot (Robert). <i>French explorer and collector.</i> An original illustrated manuscript diary by Hottot of his expedition along the Congo River to Lake Chad, 1908-1909, £700-1,000
    <b>Dominic Winter, Oct. 12:</b> Japan. Ino Tadataka (after), Kokugun Zenzu (Complete Atlas of Japan), 2 volumes, circa 1838, £500-800
    <b>Dominic Winter, Oct. 12:</b> Kha?ib al-Tibrizi (Mu?ammad b. ?Abd Allah). <i>Mishcat-ul-masabih</i> or a collection of the most authentic traditions, regarding the actions and sayings of Muhammed; 2 volumes, Calcutta, 1809-1810, £1,500-2,000
    <center><b>Dominic Winter<br>October 12th<br>Printed Books, Stamps & Documents, Maps, Travel & Exploration
    <b>Dominic Winter, Oct. 12:</b> Roberts (David). <i>The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia,</i> 1st quarto edition, 6 volumes in 3, London: Day & Son, 1855-56, £2,000-3,000
    <b>Dominic Winter, Oct. 12:</b> Tocqueville (Alexis de). <i>De la Démocratie en Amérique,</i> volumes 1 & 2 (of 4), 1st edition, Paris: Charles Gosselin, 1835, £2,000-3,000
    <b>Dominic Winter, Oct. 12:</b> Torquemada (Juan de). <i>Primera[-tercera] parte de los veinte i un libros rituales i monarchia Indiana,</i> 3 volumes, 2nd edition, Madrid: Nicolas Rodriguez Franco, 1723, £2,000-3,000
    <center><b>Dominic Winter<br>October 12th<br>Printed Books, Stamps & Documents, Maps, Travel & Exploration
    <b>Dominic Winter, Oct. 12:</b> Donovan (Edward). <i>The Natural History of British Insects,</i> 16 volumes bound in 8, London: F and C Rivington, 1793-1813, £1,500-2,000
    <b>Dominic Winter, Oct. 12:</b> Fuchs (Leonhart). <i>New Kreüterbuch,</i> 1st edition in German, Basel: Michael Isingrin, 1543, £7,000-10,000
    <b>Dominic Winter, Oct. 12:</b> Spain & Portugal. Ptolemy (Claudius), <i>Secunda Europe Tabula,</i> Rome [1478 - 1509], £1,000-2,000
    <center><b>Dominic Winter<br>October 12th<br>Printed Books, Stamps & Documents, Maps, Travel & Exploration
    <b>Dominic Winter, Oct. 12:</b> World. Gill (Macdonald), <i>La Carta del Atlantico,</i> George Philip & Son Ltd in collaboration with the Time and Tide Publishing Company Ltd, circa 1943, £1,500-2,000
    <b>Dominic Winter, Oct. 12:</b> Vinegar Bible [English]. <i>The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New,</i> Oxford: John Baskett, 1717/1716, £700-1,000
    <b>Dominic Winter, Oct. 12:</b> Mill (John Stuart). <i>The Subjection of Women,</i> 1st edition, presentation copy, London: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, 1869, £700-1,000
  • <b><center>Potter & Potter Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts<br>October 20, 2022</b></center>
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> JOYCE, James. <i>Ulysses.</i> London: John Lane the Bodley Head, 1937. PRESENTATION COPY OF THE FIRST ENGLISH EDITION PRINTED IN ENGLAND. $50,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> [SHACKLETON, Ernest]. –– BROWNING, Robert. <i>Poetical Works of…</i> London: Smith and Elder, 1906. PRESENTED TO SHACKLETON AND THE OFFICERS OF THE NIMROD BY A MEMBER OF THE ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories.</i> New York: George R. Lockwood, [1870]. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b><center>Potter & Potter Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts<br>October 20, 2022</b></center>
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> ARISTOTLE. Opera, in Greek, parts one and two only: Organon and Natural Philosophy I. Edited by Aldus and others. Venice: Aldus Manutius, 1 November 1495–February 1498. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> COOK, James, Capt. [Collected Voyages]. First and Second Voyages: London: W. Strahan; and T. Cadell, 1773, 1777; Third Voyage: London: H. Hughes for G. Nicol and T. Cadell, 1785. $14,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne (“Mark Twain”). <i>The Writings of…</i> Hartford: American Publishing Co., 1899–1900. $12,000 to $16,000.
    <b><center>Potter & Potter Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts<br>October 20, 2022</b></center>
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>The Poems of…</i> Edited by Frederick S. Ellis. Hammersmith: William Morris for the Kelmscott Press, 1893. $12,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> LONDON, Jack. <i>The Call of the Wild.</i> New York: The Macmillan Company, 1905. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY LONDON. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> CROWLEY, Aleister (1875–1947). <i>The Winged Beetle.</i> London: privately printed, 1910. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b><center>Potter & Potter Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts<br>October 20, 2022</b></center>
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> WILDE, Oscar (“C.3.3.”). <i>The Ballad of Reading Gaol.</i> London: Leonard Smithers, January 1898. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> DRYDEN, John. <i>Fables Ancient and Modern; translated into verse from Homer, Ovid, Boccace, & Chaucer: with original poems.</i> London: John Tonson, 1700. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> [MAP]. LINSCHOTEN, Jan Huygen van. <i>Delineatio Orarum Maritimarum…</i> London: John Wolfe, 1598. $3,000 to $4,000.
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