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Christian Hesse Auktionen: Fine Art Prints, Books, Autographs

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Auction Name Fine Art Prints, Books, Autographs Total Sales (EUR) 784,692.00
Auction Date 05/25/2019 - 05/25/2019 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 543,650.00
Sale Number #19 High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 543,650.00
Total Lots 953
Sold Lots 629 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 847,350.00
% of Lots Sold 66.00% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 847,350.00
Unsold Lots 324 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 92.61%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
820 Sigmund Freud.

Sigmund Freud. Die Traumdeutung. Leipzig und Wien, Franz Deuticke 1900. Halbleinenband der Zeit,

1900 EUR 7,500.00 - 7,500.00 EUR 14,400.00
203 Fernand Léger.

Fernand Léger. Cirque. Lithographies originales. Paris, Tériade, Les Éditions Verve 1950. Mit 63

1950 EUR 15,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 13,200.00
259

Programm des Staatlichen Bauhauses in Weimar. - Lyonel Feininger. Kathedrale. Holzschnitt. 1919.

1919 EUR 5,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 12,000.00
493 Officina Bodoni - Aesop.

Officina Bodoni - Aesop. The Fables. Printed from the Veronese Edition of MCCCCLXXIX in Latin Verses

1973 EUR 2,000.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 10,800.00
186 Georges Braque - Saint-John Perse.

Georges Braque - Saint-John Perse. L'ordre des oiseaux. Paris, Au Vent d'Arles 1962. Mit zwölf

1962 EUR 8,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 10,200.00
183 Georges Braque - Hesiode.

Georges Braque - Hesiode. Theogonie. Eaux-fortes de Georges Braques. Paris, Maeght 1955. Mit 20

1955 EUR 10,000.00 - 10,000.00 EUR 9,600.00
491 Officina Bodoni - Aesop.

Officina Bodoni - Aesop. Le Favole. Stampate in latino con la versione italiana di Accio Zucco e

1973 EUR 2,500.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 9,600.00
766 Einbände - Roland Meuter, Ascona - Heinrich von Kleist.

Einbände - Roland Meuter, Ascona - Heinrich von Kleist. Penthesilea. Ein Trauerspiel. Mit zehn

1970 EUR 5,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 9,600.00
207 Joan Miró - Tristan Tzara.

Joan Miró - Tristan Tzara. Parler seul. Poème. Lithographies de Joan Miró. Paris, Maeght 1948-

1948-1950 EUR 9,000.00 - 9,000.00 EUR 9,000.00
821 Wiener Buchkunst - Kabarett Fledermaus.

Wiener Buchkunst - Kabarett Fledermaus. [Erstes und] 2. Heft. Wien 1907. Mit vier Farblithographien,

1907 EUR 7,500.00 - 7,500.00 EUR 9,000.00
479 Officina Bodoni - Guido Cavalcanti.

Officina Bodoni - Guido Cavalcanti. Le Rime. Verona 1966. Blauer Originalmaroquinband mit Fileten-

1966 EUR 2,000.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 8,400.00
44 Sonia Delaunay.

Sonia Delaunay. Six planches gravées à l'eau-forte avec un texte liminaire de l'Auteur. Sechs

1966 EUR 8,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 7,800.00
310 Hans Richter.

Hans Richter. Maschinengeschriebener Brief und eigenhändige Briefkarte, beide mit Unterschrift.

1924 EUR 2,500.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 7,800.00
417 Buchwesen - Konrad Haebler.

Buchwesen - Konrad Haebler. Der deutsche Wiegendruck in Original-Typenbeispielen. 115

1927 EUR 2,000.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 7,800.00
120 Pablo Picasso.

Pablo Picasso. Deux femmes nude et le peintre. Kaltnadelradierung mit Aquatinta. 1966. 32,5 : 22,5

1966 EUR 4,500.00 - 4,500.00 EUR 7,200.00
418 Buchwesen - Konrad Haebler.

Buchwesen - Konrad Haebler. Der italienische Wiegendruck in Original-Typenbeispielen. 120

1927 EUR 2,000.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 7,200.00
744 Einbände - Roland Meuter, Ascona - Marc Chagall.

Einbände - Roland Meuter, Ascona - Marc Chagall. Dessins pour la Bible. Paris, Verve 1960. Mit 96

1960 EUR 3,500.00 - 3,500.00 EUR 7,200.00
306 Kurt Schwitters.

Kurt Schwitters. Eigenhändige Briefkarte mit Unterschrift. Hannover, 25.1.1924 (Poststempel). Eine

1924 EUR 1,500.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 6,600.00
410 Auguste Rodin - Octave Mirbeau.

Auguste Rodin - Octave Mirbeau. Le Jardin des Supplices Vingt compositions originales de Auguste

1902 EUR 4,500.00 - 4,500.00 EUR 6,600.00
644 Dante Alighieri - Ebba Holm.

Dante Alighieri - Ebba Holm. Dante Alighieri. La Divina Comedia. 107 Holz- und Linolschnitte. Um

Um 1923-1928 EUR 3,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 6,600.00
764 Einbände - Roland Meuter, Ascona - Friedrich Dürrenmatt.

Einbände - Roland Meuter, Ascona - Friedrich Dürrenmatt. Der Besuch der alten Dame. Eine tragische

1964 EUR 3,500.00 - 3,500.00 EUR 6,600.00
765 Einbände - Roland Meuter, Ascona - Friedrich Dürrenmatt.

Einbände - Roland Meuter, Ascona - Friedrich Dürrenmatt. Die Physiker. Originalradierungen von

1970 EUR 3,500.00 - 3,500.00 EUR 6,600.00
770 Einbände - Roland Meuter, Ascona - Die Bergpredigt nach Matthäus.

Einbände - Roland Meuter, Ascona - Die Bergpredigt nach Matthäus. Schrift und Buchmalerei von

1997 EUR 3,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 6,480.00
261 Oskar Schlemmer.

Oskar Schlemmer. Profile. Bauhaus-Ausstellung Juli-September 1923. Farblithographie. 1923. 14,8 :

1923 EUR 4,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 6,000.00
649 Doves Press - [Johann Wolfgang von] Goethe.

Doves Press - [Johann Wolfgang von] Goethe. Faust. Eine Tragoedie. Zweiter Theil. Doves Press,

1910 EUR 2,500.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 6,000.00
  • <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> Presentation Copy. Sold for $500,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. Autograph Letter Signed, 3 pp, negotiating the 2nd American edition with Appleton. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Hemingway, Ernest. Autograph Letter Signed, 8 pp, Paris, 1924, to his father discussing Bullfighting, Stories, and his new baby. Sold for $25,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Corialanus.</i> London, 1623. 1st printing [Extracted from the First Folio]. Sold for $50,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Swift, Jonathan. <i>Gulliver's Travels.</i> London, 1726. 1st edition, Teerink's A edition, fine, large copy. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Fitzroy, Robert. Autograph Letter Signed to agent Thomas Stilwell, informing him of the progress of H.M.S. Beagle. Sold for $17,575.
    <center><b>Bonhams<br> Property from the Collection of Nicole and William R. Keck II</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Sonnets.</i> 1901. 2 volumes. Printed on vellum and illuminated by Ross Turner, bound by Trautz-Bauzonnet. Sold for $13,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Beardsley, Aubrey. <i>The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur.</i> 1893-94. 2 volumes. Contemporary painted vellum gilt by Chivers. Sold for $5,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Assisi, St. Francis. <i>The Canticle of Brother Sun.</i> Illuminated on vellum, for the Grolier Society. Sold for $7,575.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Rackham, Arthur. <i>Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens.</i> 1/500 copies signed by Rackham. Sold for $4,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Proust, Marcel. <i>Du coté de chez Swann.</i> 1st edition, 1st issue. Inscribed by Proust. Sold for $8,825.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ian Fleming, <i>Goldfinger,</i> first edition, inscribed to Sir Henry Cotton, MBE, London, 1959. Sold for $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Joseph Brant, Mohawk Chief, ALS, writing after pledging support to King George III against American rebels, 1776. Sold for a record $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Sonia Delaunay, <i>Ses Peintures</i> . . ., 20 pochoir plates, Paris, 1925. Sold for a record $13,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Diana, Princess of Wales, 6 autograph letters signed to British <i>Vogue</i> editor, 1989-92. Sold for $10,400.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alexander Hamilton, ALS, as Secretary of the Treasury covering costs of the new U.S. Mint, 1793. Sold for $12,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Benjamin Graham & David L. Dodd, <i>Security Analysis,</i> first edition, inscribed by Graham to a Wall Street trader, NY, 1934. Sold for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> George Barbier & François-Louis Schmied, <i>Personnages de Comédie,</i> Paris, 1922. Sold for $9,375.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Ilsée, Princesse de Tripoli,</i> Paris, 1897. Sold for a record $13,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ralph Waldo Emerson, <i>The Dial,</i> first edition of the reconstituted issue, Emerson’s copy with inscriptions, Cincinnati, 1860. Sold for a record $3,250.
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