• <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
    <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
    <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Schedel (Hartmann). <i>Liber Chronicarum,</i> first edition, Nuremberg, Anton Koberger for Sebald Schreyer and Sebastian Kammermeister, 1493. £30,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> [Greek Orthodox Church].- <i>Menaion,</i> manuscript in Greek, on paper, in Greek letters, [Eastern Mediterranean], [c. 1400]. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> American Revolution.- Loyalist's cow powder horn, engraved with the cypher "GR" for George III surmounted by a crown, an inscription, and on reverse an engraving of the "North River" [Hudson River], 1777. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Illuminated prayer book.- <i>Maria Carcer y Trigueros... Santa Misa y Oraciones,</i> illuminated manuscript in Spanish, on paper, [c. 1850]. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Hardy (Thomas). <i>The Mayor of Casterbridge,</i> 2 vol., first edition in book form, original cloth, 1886. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> [Austen (Jane)]. <i>Emma: A Novel,</i> first edition, Printed for John Murray, 1816. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Brontë (Charlotte). <i>Jane Eyre. An Autobiography,</i> 3 vol., first edition, Smith, Elder and Co., 1847. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Cruikshank (George). <i>The Road to the Derby,</i> one of two proof copies, Raphael Tuck & Sons, 1882. £600 to £800.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Meunier (Charles, binder).- Gruel (Leon). <i>Manuel Historique et Bibliographique de l'Amateur de Reliures,</i> 2 vol., Paris, 1887.-1905. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Burne-Jones (Sir Edward). <i>The Work of Edward Burne-Jones,</i> edited by Philip Burne-Jones, one of 200 copies, [c.1900]. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Nazraeli Press.- <i>Six by Six,</i> 36 vol. [a complete set], one of 100 sets, each with signed photograph, Portland, Or., 2010-16. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Australasia.- Péron (Francois) and Freycinet. <i>Voyage de Découvertes aux Terres Australes,</i> 5 vol. including Atlas, second edition, Paris, 1824. £6,000 to £8,000.
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Aguttes: Aristophil Collection - 33 - Literature

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Auction Name Aristophil Collection - 33 - Literature Total Sales (EUR) 1,461,321.00
Auction Date 11/17/2020 - 11/17/2020 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 656,900.00
Sale Number #107347 High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 868,800.00
Total Lots 230
Sold Lots 170 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 1,147,700.00
% of Lots Sold 73.91% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 1,517,100.00
Unsold Lots 60 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 96.32%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
107 VERLAINE Paul (1844 1896)

Cellulairement, autograph manuscript of 32 poems, with an unpublished autograph letter from Verlaine to Sivry illustrated with an ORIGINAL DRAWING

1873-1875 EUR 80,000.00 - 100,000.00 EUR 214,500.00
79 RIMBAUD Arthur (1854 1891)

Bonne pensée du matin, autograph poem

1872 EUR 80,000.00 - 120,000.00 EUR 145,600.00
224

The Deserter. Lyrics and music by Boris Vian.

1954 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 66,300.00
37 CAMUS Albert (1913 1960)

Correspondence of 89 signed autograph letters addressed to Blanche BALAIN From December 7, 1937 to June 27, 1959.

1937-1959 EUR 40,000.00 - 50,000.00 EUR 50,700.00
17 BAUDELAIRE Charles (1821 1867)

Portrait of Jeanne DUVAL, original drawing

EUR 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 EUR 40,300.00
115 VIAN Boris

Importante correspondance de 52 lettres autographes signées et 1 carte autographe signée, adressées à sa femme Michelle.

1941-1954 EUR 5,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 39,000.00
192 VIAN Boris

[Heartbreaking] Les Fillettes de la reine, autograph manuscripts and typescripts signed by L'Arrache-Coeur.

1951 EUR 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 36,400.00
113 VIAN Boris (1920 1959)

79 signed autograph letters addressed to his mother

1939-1940 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 35,750.00
57 GAUGUIN Paul (1848 1903)

Signed autograph letter addressed to Daniel de Monfreid

1901 EUR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 EUR 27,300.00
228

I'm a snob. Words of Boris Vian. Music by Jimmy Walter.

1955 EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 24,700.00
124 VIAN Boris

L'Écume des Jours, preparatory manuscripts with original drawings

1946 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 24,050.00
49 DELACROIX Eugène (1798 1863) BAUDELAIRE Charles (1821 1867)

Original drawing, preparatory study sheet for The Sultan of Morocco

EUR 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 23,400.00
2 APOLLINAIRE Guillaume (1880 1918)

Alcohol. Poems (1898-1913). , accompanied by a portrait of the author by Pablo PICASSO

1913 EUR 20,000.00 - 25,000.00 EUR 22,746.00
189 VIAN Boris

Le Goûter des généraux, autograph manuscripts and typescripts.

1951 EUR 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 20,800.00
230

[Dentist's Blues] Dentist's gown. Words of Boris Vian. Music by Henri Salvador.

1958 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 18,200.00
80 RIMBAUD Arthur (1854 1891)

Autograph manuscript

circa 1877 EUR 12,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 16,900.00
214 VIAN Boris

En avant la zizique, autograph manuscript

1958 EUR 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 16,900.00
137 VIAN Boris

Jelly cantilenas, manuscripts

EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 16,250.00
19 BAUDELAIRE Charles (1821 1867)

Signed autograph letter addressed to Auguste POULET-MALASSIS

1858 EUR 7,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 15,600.00
25 CAMUS Albert (1913 1960)

Study on The Plague after Thucydides and Lucretia, autograph manuscript

Mid 1940s. EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 15,600.00
227

We're not here to be yelled at.

EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 14,300.00
59 GAUGUIN Paul (1848 1903)

Signed autograph letter addressed to Camille PISSARRO

n.d. 1882 EUR 8,000.00 - 10,000.00 EUR 12,350.00
201 VIAN Boris

Mademoiselle Julie, by August Strinberg, autograph manuscript

Circa 1950 EUR 8,000.00 - 10,000.00 EUR 11,700.00
139 VIAN Boris

Jazz in Paris], autograph manuscript and corrected typescript

1948-1949 EUR 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 11,050.00
143 VIAN Boris

The Werewolf. Une pénible histoire, autograph manuscript

1952 EUR 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 11,050.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Joseph F. Kernan, <i>College Football,</i> oil on canvas, <i>The Saturday Evening Post</i> cover, 1932. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Joseph C. Leyendecker, <i>Golfer Lighting a Cigarette,</i> oil on canvas, c.1920. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Howard Chandler Christy, <i>In the Field,</i> charcoal & watercolor, published in <i>Scribner’s,</i> 1902. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> N.C. Wyeth, <i>Standish Reading,</i> pen & ink, for <i>The Courtship of Miles Standish,</i> 1920. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Johnanna Stewart Mapes, <i>A Fairy Book,</i> conté crayon, for <i>St. Nicholas Magazine,</i> 1907. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Arnold Lobel, pen & ink, for <i>The Frog & Toad Coloring Book,</i> 1981. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Antonio Lopez, <i>Today’s Fashions,</i> study for <i>The New York Times,</i> 1981. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Charles Schulz, <i>“I’ll have to go back to the house…I forgot my rubbers…”</i> pen & ink, original 4-panel <i>Peanuts comic,</i> 1960. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Constantin Alajalov, <i>Family Tree,</i> watercolor and gouache, cover for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1938. Estimate $3,000 to $4,000.
  • <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>Carolina Parrot, Plate 26.</i> London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. $125,000 to $175,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>Fish Hawk or Osprey, Plate 81.</i> London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. $145,000 to $175,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>Brown Pelican, Plate 421.</i> London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. $75,000 to $100,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> DE BRY, Johann Theodore, attributed to. Pair of Watercolor studies of Tulips. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> FUERTES, Louis Agassiz. <i>Alaskan Brown Bear.</i> Watercolor and gouache on board. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> HILL, Thomas. <i>Big Trees.</i> Oil on canvas. c. 1903. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> GOULD, John. <i>A Monograph of the Macropodidae or Family of Kangaroos.</i> London: by the author, August 1st 1841-May 1st 1842. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> GOULD, John. <i>A Monograph of the Odontophorinae, or Partridges of America.</i> London: Richard and John E. Taylor for the Author, [1844]-1850. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> JANSSONIUS, Joannes. <i>Atlantis majoris quinta pars, orbem maritimum seu omnium marium…</i> Amsterdam: Joannes Janssonius, 1652. $50,000 to $80,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> DONCKER, Hendrik. <i>De Zee-Atlas ofte Water-Waereld, vertoonende alle de Zee-Kusten van het bekende deel des Aerd-Bodems.</i> Amsterdam: Henrick Doncker, [1658-1665]. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> BURR, David. <i>Map of the City and County of New York with the Adjacent Country.</i> Engraved map with original hand color. Ithaca, NY: Stone & Clark, 1839. $9,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> CURRIER, Nathaniel and IVES, James Merritt. <i>The City of New York.</i> Lithograph with original hand color. New York: Currier & Ives, 1884. $15,000 to $20,000.
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