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Treadway Toomey Auctions: 20th Century Art and Design - Prints, Books, Autographs

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Auction Name 20th Century Art and Design - Prints, Books, Autographs Total Sales (USD) 85,875.25
Auction Date 12/02/2017 - 12/02/2017 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 63,600.00
Sale Number #75 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 101,300.00
Total Lots 146
Sold Lots 107 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 101,600.00
% of Lots Sold 73.29% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 162,900.00
Unsold Lots 39 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 52.72%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
52 Gustave Baumann, (American/German, 1881-1971)

Redwood,

1935 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 9,375.00
34 Gustave Baumann, (American/German, 1881-1971)

San Geronimo Taos,

1924 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 5,625.00
294 Sol LeWitt, (American, 1928-2007)

Four Different Orders of Printing,

color silkscreen USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 3,250.00
453 Alexander Calder, (American, 1898-1976)

La Scie et les Boules,

USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 3,125.00
455 Alexander Calder, (American, 1898-1976)

Poisson pas ancre,

1965 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 2,500.00
485 Werner Bischof, (Swiss, 1916-1954)

Shinto Priests at Meiji Temple,

USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 2,500.00
109 WRIGHT, FRANK LLOYD

Frank Lloyd Wright Monograph. Edited and photographed by Yukio Futagawa,

1984-1988. USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 2,250.00
296 Sol LeWitt, (American, 1928-2007)

Untitled (Circular Form),

2001 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 2,250.00
442 Bruce Nauman, (American, b. 1941)

Studio Floor Detail,

2006 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 2,250.00
463 Sam Francis, (American, 1923-1994)

Untitled,

USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 2,000.00
107 (WASMUTH PORTFOLIO) WRIGHT, FRANK LLOYD

Buildings, Plans and Designs.

1963 USD 700.00 - 900.00 USD 1,625.00
116 (CHICAGO) BURNHAM, DANIEL,

Plan of Chicago.

1909 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,625.00
96 (FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT)

LISSITZKY, EL (COVER), Wijdeveld, H. Theodorus, Wendingen 4-11,

1921 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,500.00
295 Sol LeWitt, (American, 1928-2007)

Lines and color,

USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,500.00
454 Alexander Calder, (American, 1898-1976)

4 Rouges, 3 Noir, 1 Jaune

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,500.00
483 Margaret Bourke-White, (American, 1904-1971)

Airship Akron,

1931 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,500.00
108 WRIGHT, FRANK LLOYD

Selected Drawings Portfolio.

1977-79. USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,375.00
101 (WRIGHT, FRANK LLOYD)

Taliesin ephemera,

USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 1,250.00
448 Pablo Picasso, (Spanish, 1881-1973)

Homme avec Deux Femmes Nues( from the 347 Series),

1968 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,187.50
93 WRIGHT, FRANK LLOYD

Experimenting with Human Lives.

1923 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,125.00
89 WRIGHT, FRANK LLOYD

The Japanese Print: An Interpretation.

1912 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 1,062.50
140 (ARCHITECTURE) MALLET- STEVENS, ROBERT,

Une Cite Moderne: Dessins de Rob Mallet- Stevens.

USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,000.00
472 Victor Pasmore, (British, 1908-1998)

Blue Movement and Green,

1980 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,000.00
142 (ARCHITECTURE) LISSITZKY, EL,

Russland: Die Rekonstruktion der Architektur in der Sowjetunion.

1930 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 937.50
438 Mimmo Paladino, (Italian, b. 1948)

Shofar,

1992 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 937.50
  • <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> KNIGHT, HILARY. The Original Portrait of Eloise that Hung at the Plaza Hotel. $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> WARHOL, ANDY. "Iced Lemon Delight," an Original Watercolor Presented to Hilary Knight's cat, Phoebe $8,000 to 12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> SENDAK, MAURICE. <i>Where the Wild Things Are.</i> PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED with drawing to Hilary Knight in the month following publication. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> NOLAND, KENNETH. Original circle painting, untitled, acrylic and ink on cloth, for cover of monograph $8,000 to 12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> TOULOUSE-LAUTREC. <i>Histoires Naturelles,</i> 1899. With 22 original lithographs. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>A Collection of Poems,</i> [1711]. The first authoritative and complete collected Sonnets.$15,000 to 20,000
    <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> LONDON, JACK. <i>The Call of the Wild.</i> 1903. First edition, first state jacket. $2,000 to 3,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> FROST, ROBERT. Autograph Manuscript of "Build Soil," 12 pp, 1932-1936. $15,000 to 20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> GOULD, GLENN. Glenn Gould's extensively annotated copy of Bach's Goldberg Variations $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> PLATH, SYLVIA. EARLY Autograph Letter Signed, about her beginnings as a writer, Northampton, MA, 1951. $7,000 to 10,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> HOUDINI, HARRY. A collection of 11 cast iron shackle and lock items from Houdini's personal collection. $20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> M4 ENGIMA MACHINE, with very rare RARE HYDRA KEY ENVELOPE. $400,000 to 600,000
  • <center><b>Doyle: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake” Johnson<br>Online Only Auction ending Dec. 18</b>
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> WETZEL, CHARLES M. American Fishing Books. $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> BISSELL, ALFRED E., <i>In Pursuit of Salar.</i> $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> <i>The Settler and Sportsman in Anticosti.</i> $400 to $600
    <center><b>Doyle: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake” Johnson<br>Online Only Auction ending Dec. 18</b>
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> CARLETON, HENRY GUY, <i>Advice to Young Anglers.</i> $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> ROBINSON, ROLAND EVANS, <i>Forest and Stream Fables. By Awahsoose the Bear.</i> $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> SAWADA, KEN, <i>The Art of the Classic Salmon Fly.</i> $300 to $500
    <center><b>Doyle: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake” Johnson<br>Online Only Auction ending Dec. 18</b>
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> SOUTHARD, CHARLES ZIBEON, <i>The Evolution of Trout and Trout Fishing in America.</i> $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> SOUTHARD, CHARLES ZIBEON, <i>Trout Fly-Fishing in America.</i> $400 to $600
  • <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Charles Darwin on sexuality and the transmission of hereditary characteristics: Autograph Letter Signed to Lawson Tait. Down, 17 January [1877].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> MILTON, JOHN. <i>Paradise Lost. A Poem written in ten books.</i> London: 1667. A very rare example with the contemporary binding untouched and with a 1667 title page.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Hamilton secures the ratification of the Constitution: <i>The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, assembled at Poughkeespsie, on the 17th June, 1788.</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> The social contract “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains”: ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. <i>Principes du Droit Politique [Du Contract Social]</i>. Amsterdam: Michel Rey, 1762
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> “The first English textbook on geometrical land-measurement and surveying”: BENESE, RICHARD. <i>This Boke Sheweth the Maner of Measurynge All Maner of Lande…</i>
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Jean de Mandeville, <i>Reysen und Wanderschafften durch das Gelobte Land,</i> Strassburg, 1488. Sold for $106,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> José González Cabrera Bueno, <i>Navegación Especulativa, y Práctica,</i> Manila, 1734. Sold for $55,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Francis W. Winton, manuscript on pow-wows with indigenous Canadians, 1881. Sold for $65,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Louise Bourgeois, <i>He Disappeared Into Complete Silence,</i> portfolio with complete text & 9 engravings, 1947. Sold for $413,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Erich Maria Remarque, <i>All Quiet on the Western Front,</i> first American edition, Boston, 1929. Sold for $9,375.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Sir William Russell Flint, gouache & watercolor illustration for Homer's <i>Odyssey,</i> 1924. Sold for $22,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Kurt Vonnegut, archive of 12 letters, signed to his family, 6 illustrated, 1930s-40s. Sold for $12,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Oscar Wilde, <i>Lady Windermere's Fan,</i> first edition, presentation copy, signed & inscribed, London, 1893. Sold for $27,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Emil Cardinaux, <i>St. Moritz,</i> 1918. Sold for $17,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> R.J. Waters, 3 panoramas of the San Francisco earthquake & fire, 1906. Sold for $21,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Album with 200 cartes-de-visite, including images by Felice Beato, John Thompson & F.W. Sutton, Japan & China, 1863-69. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Thomas Paine, <i>The American Crisis,</i> Fishkill, NY, December 1776. Sold for $40,000.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s New York<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts Online<br>Ending December 17</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies…</i> The Second Impression. 1632. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> GEORGE CURZON, 1ST MARQUESS CURZON OF KEDLESTON. “Curzon Tiger Hunt.” [India: circa 1901]. 120 albumen photographs. $3,000 to $5,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> (CASSADY, NEAL). Kerouac, Jack. <i>On the Road.</i> New York: Viking Press, 1957. Inscribed. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> VEGA, JOSEPH PENSO DE LA. <i>Confusion de Confusiones. Dialogos curiosos entre un Philosopho agudo, un Mercader discrete...</i> Amsterdam, 1688. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> RACKHAM, ARTHUR — [WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE]. "The Moon Like to a Silver Bow New-Bent in Heaven," original illustration for <i>A Midsummer Night's Dream.</i> $12,000 to $18,000
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