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Christian Hesse Auktionen: Spring Auction - Books and Prints

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Auction Name Spring Auction - Books and Prints Total Sales (EUR) 792,095.40
Auction Date 07/04/2020 - 07/04/2020 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 397,237.00
Sale Number #21 High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 563,870.00
Total Lots 937
Sold Lots 646 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 557,364.00
% of Lots Sold 68.94% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 795,620.00
Unsold Lots 291 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 99.56%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
326 John Heartfield

Insel-Bücherei - John Heartfield. Fotomontagen aus den Jahren 1924 bis 1944.

1978 EUR 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 36,900.00
165 [Johann Wolfgang von] Goethe

[Johann Wolfgang von] Goethe. Eigenhändige Widmung und ein Empfehlungsschreiben, beide mit Unterschrift, beide datiert »Weimar, d. 3. Apr. 1815«.

1814 EUR 170.00 - 250.00 EUR 24,600.00
548 Else Lasker-Schüler

Else Lasker-Schüler. Theben.

1923 EUR 12,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 18,450.00
195

Ver sacrum.

1898-1901 EUR 500.00 - 750.00 EUR 14,760.00
31 Asger Jorn

Asger Jorn. Fin de Copenhague.

1957 EUR 7,000.00 - 9,000.00 EUR 11,685.00
196 Gustav Klimt - Lukian [von Samosata]

Gustav Klimt - Lukian [von Samosata]. Die Hetaerengespraeche.

1907 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 11,070.00
579 Rainer Maria Rilke

Rainer Maria Rilke. Die Sonette an Orpheus.

1923 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,500.00 EUR 9,840.00
674 Londa und Conrad Felixmüller

Londa und Conrad Felixmüller. ABC.

1925 EUR 5,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 9,225.00
11 Marc Chagall

Marc Chagall. Pierrot lunaire.

1969 EUR 2,400.00 - 3,500.00 EUR 7,380.00
511 Hermann Hesse

Hermann Hesse. Das Glasperlenspiel.

1943 EUR 650.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 7,380.00
613 Marcus Behmer - Enno Littmann

Marcus Behmer - Enno Littmann. Vom morgenländischen Floh.

1925 EUR 2,600.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 7,380.00
762 Alexander Olbricht

Alexander Olbricht. Stille Musik.

1922 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 6,765.00
841

Salzburger Programmhefte

1921-1984 EUR 3,600.00 - 4,500.00 EUR 6,150.00
945 André Thomkins

André Thomkins. Die Druckgrafik und Monotypisches.

1975 EUR 280.00 - 400.00 EUR 6,150.00
377 Paul Kersten (signiert)

Einbände - Anthrazitfarbener Kalblederband von Paul Kersten (signiert), mit reicher ornamentaler Vergoldung

1911 EUR 650.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 5,904.00
558 Heinrich Mann

Heinrich Mann. Mut.

1939 EUR 1,700.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 5,904.00
753 Joan Miró - Jacques Dupin

Joan Miró - Jacques Dupin. L’issue dérobée.

1974 EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 5,904.00
385

Einbände. – Heinz Petersen, Düsseldorf - Vierfarbiger Maroquinband mit Blindprägung und vergoldeten Fileten.

1952 EUR 500.00 - 750.00 EUR 5,166.00
221 Hermann Zapf und August Rosenberger

Hermann Zapf und August Rosenberger. Das Blumen ABC.

1949 EUR 400.00 - 600.00 EUR 5,043.00
50 Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso. Deux periodes.

1954 EUR 1,300.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 4,920.00
167 [Johann Wolfgang von] Goethe

[Johann Wolfgang] von Goethe. Zur Farbenlehre.

1810 EUR 600.00 - 900.00 EUR 4,920.00
178 Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche. Hymnus an das Leben

1887 EUR 400.00 - 600.00 EUR 4,920.00
245 Rainer Maria Rilke

Cranach-Presse - Rainer Maria Rilke. Gesammelte Gedichte.

1930 EUR 3,400.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 4,920.00
550

Dada - Littérature.

1919 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 4,920.00
236 [Homer]

Cranach-Presse - [Homer]. Die Odyssee.

1907-1910 EUR 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 EUR 4,674.00
  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> MACHIAVELLI, Niccolò. <i>Nicholas Machiavel's Prince. Also, The life of Castruccio Castracani of Lucca…</i> Translated by Edward Dacres. London, 1640. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> FILSON, John. <i>The Discovery, Settlement and present State of Kentucke: and An Essay towards the Topography, and Natural History of that important Country…</i> Wilmington, Del.: James Adams, 1784. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> ELUARD, Paul. <i>Un poeme dans chaque livre.</i> Paris: Louis Broder, 1956. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> LEWIS, James Otto. [<i>Aboriginal Port Folio.</i> Philadelphia: Published by the Author, 1835-1836]. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> [ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS]. BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin. [Southern Netherlands (Ghent or Bruges), c.1460]. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> MORE, Thomas, Sir. <i>The Workes ... wrytten by him in the Englysh tongue.</i> Edited by William Rastell. London, 1557. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. MORRIS, William. <i>Love is Enough.</i> Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, 1897. $5,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> LINCOLN, Abraham. Autograph endorsement signed as President (“A. Lincoln”), 24 February 1863. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> WASHINGTON, George. Address panel with autograph free frank signed ("G:o Washington"), as Commander in Chief of the Continental Army, 5 August 1777. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> GOREY, Edward. <i>The Beastly Baby.</i> N.p.: The Fantod Press, 1962. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> FROST, Robert. Photographic reproduction signed and inscribed ("Robert Frost”), to R.V. Thornton, 1955. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> GOREY, Edward. <i>The Bug Book.</i> New York: Looking Glass Library, 1959. $500 to $700.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Book of Hours with Illuminated Miniatures, France, mid-15th century. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Conradus de Alemania [Halberstadt the Elder], <i>Concordantiae Bibliorum,</i> Strassburg, 1474. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Christopher Marlowe, <i>The Jew of Malta,</i> London, 1633. Earliest extant edition of this antiauthoritarian Elizabethan play. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b><br>Sir Isaac Newton, <i>The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy,</i> first edition in English, 2 volumes, London, 1729. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> John Rae, <i>Narrative of an Expedition to the Shores of the Arctic Sea in 1846 and 1847,</i> first edition, London, 1850. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Philip Pittman, <i>The Present State of the European Settlements on the Mississippi…,</i> first edition, London, 1770. $10,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Cyanotype of an anatomy class at Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1895. $300 to $400.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Equine veterinary formulary, manuscript on paper, East Earl, Pennsylvania, circa 1860. $400 to $600.
  • <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> REGAMEY, Felix (1844-1906). Unique drawing showing Verlaine and Rimbaud in London, September 1872. €70,000 to 100,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> LABORDE, Alexandre de (1773-1842). <i>Voyage pittoresque et historique de l’Espagne.</i> Paris : 1806-1820. €20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> BOCCACE, Jean (1313-1375). <i>Il Decamerone…</i> Venise : Gabriele Giolito di Ferrari, 1542.<br>€ 12,000 to 15,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> LAMBERT, Yvon (1936). Full collection of writings from <i>Une rêverie émanée de mes loisirs.</i> Paris : 1992 - 2018. €50,000 to 70,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> JOUVE, Paul (1878-1973) -- KIPLING, Rudyard (1865-1936). <i>La Chasse de Kaa.</i> Paris : Javal & Bourdeaux, 1930. €2,000 to 3,000
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