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Auction Name Autographs, Manuscripts, Certificates Total Sales (EUR) 159,050.00
Auction Date 11/25/2019 - 11/25/2019 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 78,710.00
Sale Number #63206 High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 78,710.00
Total Lots 301
Sold Lots 197 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 132,430.00
% of Lots Sold 65.45% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 132,430.00
Unsold Lots 104 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 120.10%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
152 Klimt, Gustav,

Klimt, Gustav,

o. D. (1913) EUR 3,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 10,625.00
35 Maximilian,

Maximilian,

1854 EUR 200.00 - 200.00 EUR 8,750.00
153 Klimt, Gustav,

Klimt, Gustav,

1915 EUR 3,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 7,500.00
5 Elisabeth,

Elisabeth,

o. D. EUR 1,500.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 6,750.00
101 Wulfen, Franz Xaver, Freiherr v.,

Wulfen, Franz Xaver, Freiherr v.,

ca. 1776 EUR 5,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 6,250.00
118 Meysenbug, Malwida,

Meysenbug, Malwida,

1889-1898 EUR 2,600.00 - 2,600.00 EUR 5,750.00
134 Wilde, Oscar,

Wilde, Oscar,

o. D. EUR 1,000.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 4,750.00
41

Österreich,

18. und 19. Jh. EUR 2,400.00 - 2,400.00 EUR 4,500.00
160 Schiele, Egon,

Schiele, Egon,

1917 EUR 1,500.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 4,250.00
65 Tollmann, Alexander,

Tollmann, Alexander,

späte 1970er und 1980er Jahre EUR 3,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 3,750.00
100 Wulfen, Franz Xaver, Freiherr v.,

Wulfen, Franz Xaver, Freiherr v.,

1776 EUR 3,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 3,750.00
137 Alt, Rudolf v.,

Alt, Rudolf v.,

1879-2. 3 EUR 1,200.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 3,750.00
50 Polzer-Hoditz, Arthur,

Polzer-Hoditz, Arthur,

(um 1930/40) EUR 3,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 3,750.00
300 Wien,

Wien,

1907 EUR 400.00 - 400.00 EUR 2,750.00
222 Wolf, Hugo,

Wolf, Hugo,

1897-23 EUR 2,000.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 2,500.00
215 Strauß, Johann,

Strauß, Johann,

1851 EUR 1,200.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 2,375.00
76 Brentano, Franz,

Brentano, Franz,

1879- 1894 EUR 1,800.00 - 1,800.00 EUR 2,250.00
276

Illuminated Hymns in Praise of Lord Visnu,

EUR 1,800.00 - 1,800.00 EUR 2,250.00
106 Ebner-Eschenbach, Marie,

Ebner-Eschenbach, Marie,

1895 und meist 1904 EUR 800.00 - 800.00 EUR 2,125.00
103 Bodenstett, Friedrich v.,

Bodenstett, Friedrich v.,

1867 EUR 1,500.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 1,875.00
136 Zweig, Stefan,

Zweig, Stefan,

1932 EUR 500.00 - 500.00 EUR 1,875.00
221 Wolf, Hugo,

Wolf, Hugo,

1895 EUR 1,200.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 1,812.50
66 Warsberg, Alexander, Freiherr v.,

Warsberg, Alexander, Freiherr v.,

1875-1885 EUR 800.00 - 800.00 EUR 1,562.50
30 Maria Theresia,

Maria Theresia,

1741 EUR 600.00 - 600.00 EUR 1,562.50
52 Radetzky, Joseph Wenzel,

Radetzky, Joseph Wenzel,

1797 EUR 300.00 - 300.00 EUR 1,562.50
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Francis Scott Key, <i>Star Spangled Banner,</i> first printing, c. 1814-16. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> William Sydney Porter, a.k.a. “O. Henry,” archive of drawings made to illustrate a lost mining memoir, c. 1883-84. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> [Bay Psalm Book], printed for Hezekiah Usher of Boston, Cambridge, c. 1648-65. $50,000 to $75,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Book of Mormon, first edition, Palmyra, 1830. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>Noticia estraordinario,</i> probable first announcement in Mexico City of the fall of the Alamo, 1836. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Patrick Gass, first edition of earliest first-hand account of the Lewis and Clarke expedition, Pittsburgh, 1807. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Diploma from the Princeton Class of 1783, commencement attended by Washington & Continental Congress. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>Sprague Light Cavalry!</i> color-printed broadside, NY, 1863. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>The Lincoln & Johnson Union Campaign Songster,</i> Philadelphia, 1864. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Lucy Parsons, labor organizer, albumen cabinet card, New York, 1886. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Daniel L.F. Swift, journal as third mate on a Pacific Whaling voyage, 1848-1850. $3,000 to $4,0000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Two photos of Thomas Moran, Grand Canyon, silver prints, 1901. $1,500 to $2,500.
  • <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Helvelius. Two Autograph Letters Signed to Francis Aston, Royal Society Secretary, noting his feud with Robert Hooke, 5 pp total, 1685. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Newton, Isaac. Autograph manuscript on God, 4 pp, c.1710, "In the beginning was the Word...."?$100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. First edition, first issue. Untrimmed copy in contemporary boards. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Lincoln, Abraham. Signed photograph, beardless portrait with Civil War provenance. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> IMPEACHMENT. Original engrossed copy of the first Andrew Johnson impeachment resolution vote. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Mucha, Alphonse. 11 original pencil drawings for?<i>Andelicek z Baroku,</i> "Litte Baroque Angel," Prague, 1929. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Einstein, Albert. Annotated Galley Proofs for <i>The Meaning of Relativity.</i> 1921. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Silverstein, Shel. Original maquette for <i>The Giving Tree,</i> 34 original drawings. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Roth, Philip. Typed Manuscript with substantial autograph corrections for an unpublished sequel to <i>The Breast.</i> $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Taupin, Bernie. Autograph Manuscript, the original draft of lyrics for Elton John's "Candle in the Wind," 2 pp, 1973. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> HARVEY, WILLIAM. <i>De Motu Cordis et Sanguinis in Animalibus Anatomica Exercitatio.</i> Padua: 1643. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> CESALPINO, ANDREA. <i>Peripateticarum Quaestionum Libri Quinque.</i> Venice: 1571. $30,000 to $40,000.
  • <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Leon TOLSTOÏ. <i>Anna Karenina.</i> Moscou, 1878. First and full edition of the Russian novel, in the author’s language.<br>Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Mark TWAIN. <i>Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade).</i> New York, 1885. First American edition.<br>Est. 5 000 / 6 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Walt WHITMAN. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn, New York, 1856. Second edition gathering 32 poems. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Karen BLIXEN. <i>Out of Africa.</i> Londres, 1937. First edition in the UK, before Danish translation and American release.<br>Est. 1 500 / 2 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Ernest HEMINGWAY. <i>A Farewell to Arms.</i> New York, 1929. First edition with $2.50 on the dust and A on the copyright page.<br>Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Ulysses.</i> Paris, Shakespeare and Company, 1922. First edition published by Sylvia Beach. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Dubliners.</i> Londres, 1914. First edition. Nice copy in publisher’s cardboard. Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Franz KAFKA. 8 novels in German first edition, published in München, Leipzig and Berlin 1916-1931. Est. from 300 / 400 to 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> David Herbert LAWRENCE. <i>Lady Chatterley's Lover.</i> Florence, 1928. Privately printed first edition. Est. 4 000 / 5 000 €
    John STEINBECK. <i>The Grapes of Wrath.</i> New York, 1939. First edition. Nice copy with $2.75 on the cover. Est. 1 000 / 1 200 €
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