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Aguttes: The Aristophil Collections - Inaugural Sale

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Auction Name The Aristophil Collections - Inaugural Sale Total Sales (EUR) 3,791,246.00
Auction Date 12/20/2017 - 12/20/2017 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 1,935,950.00
Sale Number #88463 High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 2,811,700.00
Total Lots 190
Sold Lots 127 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 11,335,450.00
% of Lots Sold 66.84% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 15,530,500.00
Unsold Lots 63 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 24.41%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
45 BALZAC HONORÉ DE (1799-1850)

MANUSCRIT autographe signé, Ursule Mirouët, [1841]

1841 EUR 800,000.00 - 1,200,000.00 EUR 1,170,000.00
82

QUINTE-CURCE, FAIZ ET CONQUESTES D'ALEXANDRE [HISTOIRE D'ALEXANDRE LE GRAND], TRADUCTION DE VASQUE DE LUCÈNE

circa 1470-1480 EUR 300,000.00 - 500,000.00 EUR 832,000.00
105 NAPOLÉON IER (1769-1821)

* L.A.S. «Bonaparte», Nice 10 germinal [IV (30 mars 1796)], à JOSÉPHINE: «A la citoyenne Bonaparte chez la citoyenne Beauharnois.

1796 EUR 60,000.00 - 80,000.00 EUR 320,320.00
86 DUPLEIX DE CADIGNAN JEANBAPTISTE (1738-1824) OFFICIER

MANUSCRIT autographe signé, Journal des differentes campagnes que j'aÿ fait soit par terre ou par mer,…

1784-1785 EUR 40,000.00 - 50,000.00 EUR 104,000.00
98 EDOUARD DETAILLE (PARIS 1848 - 1912)

Bonaparte en Egypte en 1798

1908 EUR 25,000.00 - 30,000.00 EUR 104,000.00
2 GIROLAMO FRANCESCO MARIA MAZZUOLI DIT LE PARMESAN (PARME 1503 - CASALMAGGIORE 1540)

Le couple amoureux

EUR 80,000.00 - 120,000.00 EUR 97,500.00
9 RENÉ LALIQUE (1860-1945)

Collier retenant un pendentif en or jaune 18k ciselé de deux nus féminins de profil, les mains suspendues à la chaine en or, les membres inférieurs se transforment en deux grandes feuilles en émaux plique-à-jour vert clair.

EUR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 94,900.00
40 DUMAS PÈRE ALEXANDRE (1802-1870)

* MANUSCRIT calligraphié (peut-être par Dumas lui-même), L'Alchimiste, orné de 6 peintures

1981 EUR 50,000.00 - 60,000.00 EUR 82,368.00
83

BARBATRE (PIERRE), RÉCIT DE PÈLERINAGE À JÉRUSALEM

[après 1480, vers 1490-1500 EUR 40,000.00 - 50,000.00 EUR 52,000.00
14 RAOUL DUFY (1877-1953)

Fenetre ouverte a Cannes, 1942

1942 EUR 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 EUR 48,100.00
66 VALÉRY PAUL (1871-1945)

CORRESPONDANCE à sa fille Agathe, 1906-1945; 164 lettres ou poèmes

1906-1945 EUR 40,000.00 - 50,000.00 EUR 48,100.00
1 ATTRIBUÉ À GIOVAN PIETRO RIZZOLI DIT GIAMPIETRINO (MILAN 1495 - 1521)

Vierge à l'enfant

EUR 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 EUR 42,900.00
99

* PORTEFEUILLE À SOUFFLETS EN MAROQUIN À GRAIN LONG FRAPPÉ EN LETTRES D'OR «A SA MAJESTÉ L'EMPEREUR ET ROI». GAZETTES ÉTRANGÈRES

EUR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 EUR 36,608.00
106 NAPOLÉON IER (1769-1821)

* L.A.S. «Bonaparte», Paris 16 germinal [6 avril 1804], à sa soeur PAULINE

1804 EUR 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 36,608.00
13 RAOUL DUFY (1877-1953)

Paysage a la tonnelle

EUR 25,000.00 - 35,000.00 EUR 32,500.00
77 RAVEL MAURICE (1875-1937)

* MANUSCRIT MUSICAL autographe signé, Fanfare, [1927]

1927 EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 29,744.00
16 RAOUL DUFY (1877-1953)

La grange,1944

1944 EUR 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 EUR 26,000.00
18 ILIAZD. ILIA ZDANEVITCH, DIT (1894 - 1975)

Rogelio Lacouriere, pecheur de cuivre

1968 EUR 20,000.00 - 25,000.00 EUR 26,000.00
174

LETTRE EN PROVENANCE DE SUISSE Pli sans texte, adresse effacée par immersion

EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 26,000.00
104 NAPOLÉON IER (1769-1821)

* Lettre autographe, [Valence 1785 ?] «10 h. du soir samedy», à Mademoiselle EMMA

1785 ? EUR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 EUR 25,168.00
173

BOULES DE MOULINS, SANS CACHET D'ARRIVÉE - Pli contenant une lettre manuscrite datée Vendredi 30 décembre 1870, sans lieu.

1870 EUR 12,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 24,700.00
3 EUSTACHE LESUEUR (PARIS 1616 - 1655)

Etude de femme drapée

EUR 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 EUR 23,400.00
100

* ETUI DE VOYAGE DE NAPOLEON BONAPARTE COMPRENANT UN GRAND COUVERT, UN COUTEAU, UNE TIMBALE EN ARGENT ET UN TIRE-BOUCHON EN ACIER.

EUR 3,000.00 - 3,500.00 EUR 22,880.00
101

GANT GAUCHE EN PEAU BEIGE BRODÉE DE NERVURES SUR LE DESSUS Il est accompagné de deux billets anciens écrits à la plume:

EUR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 EUR 20,800.00
57 SAINT-EXUPERY ANTOINE DE (1900-1944)

* Film Kodachrome 16 mm montrant

EUR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 EUR 20,592.00
  • <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
  • <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.
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