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Ketterer Kunst Doerling: Rare Books - Evening Sale

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Auction Name Rare Books - Evening Sale Total Sales (EUR) 1,817,750.00
Auction Date 11/25/2019 - 11/25/2019 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 1,531,700.00
Sale Number #491a High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 1,684,870.00
Total Lots 92
Sold Lots 75 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 1,825,200.00
% of Lots Sold 81.52% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 2,009,370.00
Unsold Lots 17 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 90.46%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
11 BIBLIA LATINA

Biblia latina, 2 Bände, 1462.

1462 EUR 1,000,000.00 - 1,100,000.00 EUR 1,050,000.00
26 CLAUDIUS PTOLEMAEUS

Geographie opus, 1513.

1513 EUR 100,000.00 - 110,000.00 EUR 100,000.00
67 MAX BECKMANN

Brentano, Fanferlieschen Schönefüßchen, 1924.

1924 EUR 10,000.00 - 11,000.00 EUR 62,500.00
83 MARC CHAGALL

Bible, 2 Bände, 1956.

1956 EUR 35,000.00 - 38,500.00 EUR 60,000.00
56 RAINER MARIA RILKE

Typoskript, Korrekturfahnen, 6 Briefe und 1 eigh. Gedicht zu "Les Roses", in 1 Band, 1925-1927.

1925-1926. EUR 10,000.00 - 11,000.00 EUR 30,000.00
14 JACOBUS DE THERAMO

Teutsch Belial, 1487.

1487 EUR 28,000.00 - 30,800.00 EUR 28,750.00
10 AEGIDIUS CARLERIUS

Sporta Fragmentorum. 2 Bde. in 1, 1478-1479.

1478-79. EUR 25,000.00 - 27,500.00 EUR 27,500.00
28 JACOB ZIEGLER

Quae intus continentur. Syria ... regionem, 1532.

1532 EUR 10,000.00 - 11,000.00 EUR 23,750.00
6 CLEMENS V.

Constitutiones, 1471.

1471 EUR 14,000.00 - 15,400.00 EUR 16,250.00
62 OSKAR KOKOSCHKA

Die träumenden Knaben, 1917.

1917 EUR 10,000.00 - 11,000.00 EUR 15,000.00
33 FREDERICK DE WIT

Nova et accurata totius Europae tabula (Wandkarte), 1700.

1700 EUR 15,000.00 - 16,500.00 EUR 13,750.00
41 GREGORY MCALISTER MATHEWS

Birds of Australia. 12 Bände, 1910-1927.

1910-27. EUR 7,000.00 - 7,700.00 EUR 13,750.00
75 FRANZ KAFKA

Der Prozess, 1925.

1925 EUR 3,000.00 - 3,300.00 EUR 13,750.00
71 PABLO PICASSO

Max Jacob, Le Siège de Jérusalem, 1914.

1914 EUR 10,000.00 - 11,000.00 EUR 12,500.00
1

Niederl. Gebetbuch um 1500

Anfang des 16. Jahrhunderts. EUR 6,000.00 - 6,600.00 EUR 11,875.00
25 ZACHARIAS LILIUS

Orbis breviarium, 1493.

1493 EUR 10,000.00 - 11,000.00 EUR 11,875.00
34 GABRIEL BODENEHR

Europens Pracht und Macht, 1720.

um 1720. EUR 8,000.00 - 8,800.00 EUR 11,875.00
36 PHILIPP JOHANN VON STRAHLENBERG

Das Nord und Ostliche Theil von Europa und Asia Vorbericht 1 Landkarte Tattariae Magnae, 1730.

1730 EUR 4,000.00 - 4,400.00 EUR 11,875.00
8 JACOBUS RUBEUS

Breviarium Romanum, 1474.

1474 EUR 10,000.00 - 11,000.00 EUR 11,250.00
23

Biblia germanica, 1564.

1564 EUR 9,000.00 - 9,900.00 EUR 10,625.00
92

Die Andere Bibliothek. 403 Bände, 1985-2018.

1985-2018. EUR 5,000.00 - 5,500.00 EUR 10,625.00
18 STUNDENBUCH

Hore intemerate. Paris, Thielman Kerver, 1503.

1503 [recte 1504]. EUR 6,000.00 - 6,600.00 EUR 10,000.00
68 TRISTAN TZARA

Cinéma calendrier, 1920.

1920 EUR 8,000.00 - 8,800.00 EUR 10,000.00
13 JOHANNES REUCHLIN

Vocabularius breviloquus, 1486.

1486 EUR 6,000.00 - 6,600.00 EUR 9,375.00
21 JOHANNES GEILER VON KAISERSBERG

Das Irrig schafe. - Angeb: Passion, 1514.

1514 EUR 10,000.00 - 11,000.00 EUR 9,375.00
  • <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 €
  • <center><b>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana<br>February 20, 2020</b>
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Harriet Tubman Cabinet Card by H.S. Squyer, Auburn, NY, 1892. $10,000 to $15,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Scarce <i>Events of the Tulsa Disaster,</i> First Edition, 1922. $4,000 to $6,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Unpublished CDV of Frederick Douglass by Benjamin F. Smith, 1864. $3,000 to $5,000
    <center><b>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana<br>February 20, 2020</b>
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> California Imprint of <i>President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation</i> Broadside, 1864. $10,000 to $15,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> John C.H. Grabill Cabinet Card of Buffalo Soldier Wearing Buffalo Coat, ca 1886. $8,000 to $10,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Rare <i>What Mrs. Fisher Knows About Old Southern Cooking,</i> 2nd Cookbook Published by African American. $6,000 to $8,000
    <center><b>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana<br>February 20, 2020</b>
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Frederick Douglass Walking Stick, 1888. $3,000 to $5,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Only Known Slave Narrative Published Independently in California, <i>Life and Adventures of James Williams.</i> $2,000 to $4,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Rare First Edition of History of Black Literature, Abbé Grégoire <i>De La Littérature des Nègres</i>. $2,500 to $3,000
    <center><b>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana<br>February 20, 2020</b>
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> African American Soldier and Medal of Honor Winner Christian A. Fleetwood CDV, PLUS. $8,000 to $10,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Jack Johnson vs. Jim Jeffries Pennant, 1910 Reno, Nevada. $2,000 to $4,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Joe Gans Photograph at 1906 Goldfield, Nevada Fight by Percy Dana. $600 to $800
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Jane Austen, <i>Sense and Sensibility: A Novel, By a Lady,</i> 3 volumes, London, 1811. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Virginia Woolf, <i>Kew Gardens,</i> limited edition, signed by Woolf & Bell, London, 1927. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> <i>[Arabian Nights],</i> Calcutta II version, 4 volumes, Calcutta & London, 1839-1842. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Princess Diana, 6 ALS to <i>Harper’s Bazaar</i> editor, anticipating Christie’s sale of her dresses for charity, 1995-97. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Jane Austen, <i>Emma,</i> first edition, London, 1816. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Hirohito & Nagako, Emperor & Empress of Japan, 2 photographs signed, showing Nagako in kimono & obi bearing the imperial seal. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Princess Diana, 6 autograph letters signed to <i>Harper’s Bazaar</i> editor Elizabeth Tilberis, anticipating Christie’s announcement of a sale of her dresses for charity, 1995-97. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Sarojini Naidu, complete galley proof of <i>The Broken Wing</i> signed with several holograph pages & an autograph letter signed to writer Edmund Gosse, 1916. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Fernando Pessoa, <i>Mensagem,</i> first edition, presentation copy, signed & inscribed, Lisbon, 1934. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Graham Greene, <i>The Basement Room,</i> first edition, Greene’s personal copy, signed with annotations throughout, London, 1935. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Abraham Lincoln, partly-printed document signed, call for troops issued during America’s first national draft just days before the NYC draft riots, 1863. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b><br><i>Les Chansons de Bilitis</i> by Pierre Louÿs, illustrated by George Barbier & F.L. Schmied, Paris, 1922. $8,000 to $12,000.
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