• <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>Comedies, Histories and Tragedies. Published according to the true Originall Copies.</i> The second Impression. London, 1632. £120,000 to £180,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> [GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von (1749–1832)]. <i>Das Römische Carneval.</i> Berlin and Gotha, 1789. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> [SHAKESPEARE, William]. Manuscript part for a contemporary analogue to <i>Henry IV,</i> part I, n.p. [perhaps Oxford or London], n.d. [c.1580s – before c.1620]. £25,000 to £35,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von (1749–1832). <i>Faust. Ein Fragment... Ächte Ausgabe.</i> Leipzig: Georg Joachim Göschen, 1790. £3,000 to £5,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>The Tragedy of Hamlet Prince of Denmark. As it is now Acted at his Highness the Duke of York's Theatre.</i> London, 1683. £60,000 to £90,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> [GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von (1749–1832)]. <i>Die Leiden des jungen Werthers.</i> Leipzig: Weygand, 1774. £15,000 to £20,000.
  • <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> ALBUM AMICORUM OF SCHELOMITH FLAUM. Autograph album containing drawings, autograph quotations and signatures from over 47 contributors, India, Europe, America, Israel and elsewhere, 1923–50. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> FLEMING, Ian (1908–1964). <i>Live and Let Die.</i> London: Jonathan Cape, 1954. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> HISTORY OF CINEMA. Animal Farm (1954), an animation archive from the Halas and Batchelor studios, [c.1954]. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> LE HAY, Jacques – [Charles de FERRIOL]. <i>Recueil de Cent Estampes representant differentes Nations du Levant...</i> Paris, 1714. [With:] <i>Explication des cents Estampes.</i> Paris, 1715. £25,000 to £35,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> THE LAST JUDGEMENT, historiated initial 'A' on a leaf from an Antiphonal on vellum illuminated by Nikolaus Bertschi [Augsburg, first quarter 16th century]. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> VALTURIUS, Robertus (1413–1484). <i>De re militari.</i> [Verona:] Johannes Nicolai de Verona, 1472. £170,000 to £250,000.
  • <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Macbeth: A Tragedy.</i> London, 1673. FIRST SEPARATE AND FIRST QUARTO EDITION. THE CHARLTON HESTON COPY. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. <i>In Our Time.</i> Paris, 1924. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. <i>Fanshawe, A Tale.</i> Boston, 1828. FIRST EDITION OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> THOREAU, HENRY DAVID. <i>Walden; Or, Life in the Woods.</i> Boston, 1854. FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies.</i> London, 1685. THE FOURTH FOLIO, Brewster/Bentley issue. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> STEIG, WILLIAM. Original maquette and 58 finished drawings for <i>The Agony in the Kindergarten,</i> one of Steig's most important books. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> VERNE, JULES. <i>A Journey to the Centre of the Earth.</i> New York & London, 1872. FIRST EDITION, RARE AMERICAN ISSUE, with Scribner & Welford cancel title. $5,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> KING, STEPHEN. <i>Carrie.</i> New York, 1974. INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION, OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE MACINTOSH PROTOTYPE. 1983. The earliest known Macintosh with "Twiggy" drive, one of only two known working machines. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> PLATO. <i>Timaeus</i> [AND] <i>Critias</i> [from Ficini's 1484 Opera]. A LANDMARK OF SCIENTIFIC THOUGHT. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> LOVELACE, AUGUSTA ADA. Sketch of the Analytical Engine Invented by Charles Babbage Esq. London, 1843. FIRST EDITION, JOURNAL ISSUE, MOST IMPORTANT PAPER IN EARLY DIGITAL COMPUTING. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE-1 COMPUTER. Signed by Steve Wozniak, used in development of Apple II. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. 1809-1882. <i>On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection.</i> London, 1859. FIRST EDITION. $80,000 to $120,000.
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Auction Name Books Total Sales (EUR) 487,112.40
Auction Date 11/12/2019 - 11/13/2019 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 265,310.00
Sale Number #350 High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 265,310.00
Total Lots 1120
Sold Lots 991 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 303,305.00
% of Lots Sold 88.48% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 303,305.00
Unsold Lots 129 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 160.60%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
1035 ORTELIUS, A..

Theatrum Orbis Terrarum.

1598 EUR 18,000.00 - 18,000.00 EUR 39,744.00
1063 WEINMANN, J.W.

Duidelyke vertoning, Eeniger Duizend in alle Vier Waerelds Deelen wassende Bomen, Stammen, Kruiden, Bloemen, Vrugten, en Uitwassen, &c.

1736-48 EUR 22,000.00 - 22,000.00 EUR 37,260.00
706

ANAMORPHOSIS -- COLLECTION of 17 - anonymous - hand-drawn and hand-coloured anamorphosis plates, 9 circular ø 310 mm and 8 rectangular 430 x 290 mm shaped drawings mounted on cardboard.

19th c. second half? EUR 800.00 - 800.00 EUR 19,872.00
730 LUYKEN, Christina Margarethe Bernhardine 1797-1849.

Binder containing a series of 56 drawings "na de natuur" after nature in colour of flowers, the majority dated, annotated and signed on the v°-side. Landfort

±1809-1837 EUR 4,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 14,904.00
842 JUNGHUHN, F.W.

Java, zijne gedaante, zijn plantentooi en inwendige bouw. 2e verb. uitg.

c.W. Mieling EUR 5,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 13,662.00
1103 BRUYN also BRUIN or BRUIJN, C.de .

Reizen door de vermaardste Deelen van Klein Asia, De Eylanden Scio, Rhodus, Cyprus, Metelino, Stanchio, &c. Mitsgaders de voornaamste Steden van Ægypten, Syrien en Palestina.

1698 EUR 4,800.00 - 4,800.00 EUR 11,178.00
716

BUIJS, JACOBUS -- COLLECTION of over 400 finely washed miniature ink pen drawings,

1790-99 EUR 4,500.00 - 4,500.00 EUR 8,694.00
742 RUYTENSCHILDT, Abraham Johannes 1778-1841.

Collection of 16 figure studies and portraits.

N.d. 1810's. EUR 400.00 - 400.00 EUR 6,831.00
750 VISSER, Leo 1880-1950.

Collection of coloured lithographed calendars and loose calendar leaves, including 8 complete calendars, and a small collection of 37 original drawings after nature from Visser's workshop.

c.1920-1941 EUR 3,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 6,831.00
1051

SACHSENSPIEGEL -- SPIEGHEL VAN SASSEN, Den. Dat welcke tracterende en[de] inhoudende is alle de keyserlike rechten, dyemen daghelicx meest ghebrukende is.

1512 EUR 4,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 6,831.00
565 PICARD, E.

Le juré. Monodrame en cinq actes.

1887 EUR 5,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 4,968.00
988

BIBLIA: Dat is de gantsche Heylighe Schrift, grondelick ende trouvvelick verduydtschet:

1567-68. EUR 1,400.00 - 1,400.00 EUR 4,222.80
963 SCHENKELIUS, L.

Tabula publicæ scholæ Mechliniensis, summam rei scholasticæ complectens, omnibus docentibus perutilis.

1576 EUR 100.00 - 100.00 EUR 3,974.40
321 PUSHKIN, A.

Der Berggefangene Kavkazski plennik. Aus dem Russischen übersetzt von Alexander Wulffert.

1823 EUR 3,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 3,726.00
760 ZWART, Willem de 1862-1931.

Koemarkt in Hilversum.

N.d., c.1900. EUR 700.00 - 700.00 EUR 3,726.00
987

BIBLIA, Dat is: De gantsche H. Schrifture, vervat. alle de Canonijcke Boecken des O. & des N.T. Met De Boecken genaemt Apocryphe.

1645 EUR 2,000.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 3,477.60
818 DOU, J.J. & S. v.

BROECKHUYSEN. 't Hoogheymraedschap van Rhynland. ... vernieut, geämplieert en gecorrigeert ....

1687 EUR 2,400.00 - 2,400.00 EUR 2,980.80
596 APULEIUS.

The most pleasant and delectable tale of the marriage of Cupid and Psyches from the Golden Asse. Transl. out of the Latin by W. Adlington, 1566.

1936 EUR 1,800.00 - 1,800.00 EUR 2,732.40
622 LEOPOLD, J.H.

Cheops.

1916 EUR 600.00 - 600.00 EUR 2,359.80
697

MEDITERRANEAN SEA -- "CARTE NOUVELLE de la Mer Mediterranée où sont Exactement Remarqués tous les Ports, Golfes, Rochers, Bancs de Sable &c. à l'usage des Armées du Roy de la Grande Bretagne. …

EUR 1,800.00 - 1,800.00 EUR 2,359.80
597 RIMBAUD, A.

Deux poèmes.

1932 EUR 1,200.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 2,235.60
630

AMERICÆ nova tabula.

c.1645 EUR 2,000.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 2,235.60
802 HOOFT, P.C.

Werken.

1703-38 EUR 600.00 - 600.00 EUR 2,235.60
1067 RÖSEL v.

ROSENHOF, A.J. & C.F.C. KLEEMANN. De natuurlijke historie der insecten. Uit den echten Hoogduitschen druk ... vertaald. Vol. I-IV.

c.1765-82 EUR 1,200.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 2,235.60
817 KRUIKIUS, N. & J.

't Hooge Heemraedschap van Delfland met alle de Steden, Dorpen, Ambachten, Litmaten, Polders, etc..

1712-50 EUR 1,300.00 - 1,300.00 EUR 2,111.40
  • <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> AN EARLY DUTCH POCKET GLOBE ATTRIBUTED TO WILLEM BLAEU, AFTER C.1618. £70,000 to £100,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> BLAEU, Johannes (1596-1673). £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> BLAEU, Johannes. <i>Theatrum Statuum Regiae Celsitudinis Sabaudiae Ducis, Pedemontii principis, ... pars prima, exhibens Pedemontium ...</i> Amsterdam, 1682. £70,000 to £100,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> DUDLEY, Sir Robert, self-styled Duke of Northumberland and Earl of Warwick. <i>Arcano del Mare.</i> Florence, 1661. £500,000 to £700,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> The Mainz Psalter: <i>Psalterium Benedictinum cum canticis et hymnis,</i> for Bursfeld use. [Mainz:] Johann Fust and Peter Schoeffer, 29 August 1459. £5,000 to £10,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Currier & Ives, <i>The Mississippi in Time of Peace,</i> hand-colored lithograph, 1865. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Hartmann Schedel, <i>Liber Cronicarum...,</i> Nuremberg, 1493. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Claudius Ptolemaeus, <i>Geographicae Enarrationis Libri Octo,</i> Lyons, 1535. $20,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Thomas Jefferys, <i>The American Atlas,</i> London, 1776-77. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> John Speed, <i>A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World,</i> 20 miniature maps, London, 1665. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> <i>Biblia Das ist: Die Gantze Heilige Schrifft Durch D. Martin Luther Verteutscht,</i> illustrated cartographic Bible, Basel, 1665. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Early Hawaiian-language school geography, Lahainaluna Seminary, 1840. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Cornelis de Jode, <i>Africae Vera Forma, et Situs,</i> Antwerp, 1593. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Maria Vincenzo Coronelli, <i>America Settentrionale Colle Nuove Scoperte Sin All Anno,</i> Venice, 1688. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Johann Christoph Volkamer, <i>Nürnbergische Hesperides,</i> Nuremberg, 1708-1714. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Johann Bayer, <i>Uranometria, Omnium Asterismorum Continens Schemata...,</i> 51 celestial charts, c. 1603. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Manuscript map of Commodore Perry’s Black Ship squadron at Edo Bay, with manuscript sketchbook, ink & watercolor, Japan, c. 1853. $2,500 to $3,500.
  • <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> CLEMENS, SAMUEL L. <i>The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain.</i> Hartford: The American Publishing Company, 1876. $14,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> BATEMAN, JAMES. <i>The Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala.</i> London: J. Ridgway & Sons for the author, [1837]-1843. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> WHITMAN, WALT. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn: [For the author by Andrew and James Rome,] 1855. $150,000 to $200,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> LEE, HARPER. Three “Seckatary Hawkins”-related books inscribed and signed by Harper Lee. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> POE, EDGAR ALLAN. <i>The Raven.</i> New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1845. $120,000 to $180,000.
  • <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Churchill (Winston) & Others. 1944 Commonwealth Prime Ministers’ Conference, 27 April 1944. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Joyce (James). <i>Ulysses.</i> First English edition, 1922. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Belzoni (Giovanni Battista). <i>Plates Illustrated of the Researches and Operations...in Egypt and Nubia,</i> FIRST EDITION, 1821-1822. £14,375 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Astor (John Jacob). A collection of rare letters, 9 January 1812- 4 September 1837. £26,000 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> FIRST EDITION, first issue, 1997. £27,500 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Royal Family. Photograph of Queen Elizabeth, George VI, Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret, signed, 1946. £3,640 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Collodi (Carlo). <i>Le avventure di Pinocchio. Storia di un burattino,</i> FIRST EDITION, 1883. £8,401 inc Buyers Premium.
  • <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
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