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Auction Name Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 11/22 Total Sales (EUR) 9,730.43
Auction Date 12/02/2019 - 12/02/2019 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 4,490.00
Sale Number #120219 High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 6,220.00
Total Lots 63
Sold Lots 51 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 11,340.00
% of Lots Sold 80.95% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 14,270.00
Unsold Lots 12 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 68.19%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
32137585 Jean Nieuhoff

L'Ambassade de la compagnie orientale des Provinces Unies vers l'Empereur de la Chine

1665 EUR 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 EUR 1,206.63
32260151 Maphaei Barberini [=pope Urbanus VIII]

Poemata

1634 Not Available EUR 599.50
32109313 Constantijn Huygens

Koren-bloemen. Nederlandsche Gedichten

1672 EUR 400.00 - 600.00 EUR 523.20
29766265 Apollinaris Sidonii

Caii Sollii Apollinaris Sidonii Arvernorum Episcopi Opera

1609 EUR 440.00 - 500.00 EUR 436.00
27857587 Caspar Bauhin

Prodromos theatri botanica

1671 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 403.30
32147315 Domingo de Soto

De Iustitia et Iure. Libri Decem

1601 EUR 250.00 - 300.00 EUR 392.40
32149269 Galeno / AvicennA / Ippocrate

Galeni Ars Medicinalis / Fen I Lib. I / Aphorismorum

1642 EUR 300.00 - 450.00 EUR 374.96
32175469 [Arnauld d'Andilly Vautier]

Instructions pour les arbres fruitiers

1676 Not Available EUR 353.16
32204009 [Nicholas Vennette]

L'art de tailler les arbres fruitiers / De l'usage des fruits des arbres / Abrege pour les arbres

1683 Not Available EUR 350.98
32258157 Petrus Ciacconius Toletanus

De Triclinio sive De modo convivandi apud priscos Romanos

1664 Not Available EUR 331.36
32204623 [Pierre Morin]

Instruction facile pour connoitre toutes sortes d'orangers et citronniers / Traite des orangers

1676 Not Available EUR 294.30
32203117 [Nicolas de Bonnefons]

Le jardinier francois qui enseigne a cultiver les arbres & herbes potageres [etc]

1679 Not Available EUR 285.58
32203575 [Nicolas de Bonnefons]

Le jardinier royal / Instruction pour le jardin potager / Instruction ou l'art de cultiver les fleur

1677 Not Available EUR 283.40
32205127 [Pierre Morin]

Remarques necessaires pour la culture des fleurs / Nouveau traite pour la culture des fleurs

1682 Not Available EUR 267.05
32241013 Famiano Strada

De thien eerste boecken der Nederlandtsche oorloge

1655 Not Available EUR 240.89
32315669 Horatius Flaccus

Qvinti Horatii Flacci Poemata

1676 EUR 200.00 - 220.00 EUR 239.80
32008115 Johannes Isacius Pontanus

Rerum Danicarum historia.

1631 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 223.45
32275679 Franciscus Costerus

Catholicke Sermoonen op alle de Heylichdaghen des jaers.

1616 Not Available EUR 208.19
32204319 [Claude Saint-Etienne]

Nouvelle instruction pour connoistre les bons fruits / L'abrege des bons fruits

1670 Not Available EUR 198.38
32228095 Joost van den Vondel

Convoluut van 17 werken

1643 Not Available EUR 163.50
32307039 SLEIDANUS IOANNES

Commentariorum de statu religionis et Reipublicae, Carolo V. Caesare, Libri XXVI

1610 Not Available EUR 163.50
32239817 Desiderius Erasmus / Pieter Rabus

Samenspraken van Desiderius Erasmus Rotterdammer

1697 EUR 200.00 - 300.00 EUR 147.15
32322111 William Forbes

Considerationes modestæ et pacificæ controversiarum

1658 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 141.70
32296013 Torah Bible

Manuscript Vellum Numbers Scroll Morocco

1700 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 130.80
32160529 Plaute

Nouvelle traduction des captifs de Plaute

1666 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 125.35
  • <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 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.
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