• <center><b>Firsts Online Rare Book Fair<br> 27 November to 2 December<br><br> Presented by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association</b>
  • <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>Latin and French Book of Hours, around 1490. Est: € 20,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br> P. Goos, <i>Le Grand Miroir de la Mer,</i> 1669. Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>L. Feininger, Letter with woodcuts, 1920. Est: € 25,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>Latin Bible manuscript, 12th century. Est: € 20,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>M. E. Bloch, <i>Naturgeschichte der Fische,</i> 1782-95. Est: € 40,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>M. Chagall, <i>Daphnis & Chloé,</i> 1961. Est: € 90,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>L. J. Waghenaer, <i>Speculum nauticum,</i> 1586. Est: € 180,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>P. J. de Pannemaeker, Collection of orig. watercolors, 1878-1887.<br>Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>G. Klimt, <i>Das Werk,</i> 1918.<br>Est: € 15,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br><i>Livro dos prestimonios,</i> Manuscript, 1665. Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>W. Kandinsky, <i>Klänge,</i> 1913.<br>Est: € 18,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>J. Miró in J. Cassou, <i>Vingt-deux poémes,</i> 1978. Est: € 8,000
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Music, Continental Books<br>and Medieval Manuscripts<br>24 Nov. – 1 Dec. 2020<br>Online</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b><br>F. Schubert. Autograph letter to his brother Ferdinand, 4 pages, Zseliz, 1818. £80,000 to £120,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b><br>L. v. Beethoven. Fine autograph letter to his librettist Friedrich Treitschke, about their planned opera, 1815. £70,000 to £90,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b> Hermann Hesse, Highly important series of 62 letters and postcards to Stefan Zweig, 1903-1938. £60,000 to £80,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Music, Continental Books<br>and Medieval Manuscripts<br>24 Nov. – 1 Dec. 2020<br>Online</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b> Book of Hours, Use of Reims, illuminated manuscript on vellum [France, late 15th century]. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b> Armenian gospel book, illuminated manuscript on vellum, seventeenth century, tooled calf binding. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b><br>C. Goldoni. Ten autograph letters signed to the Genoese nobleman Cristoforo Spinola, Venice 1742-1743. £7,000 to £9,000.
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Christies: Prints and Multiples

Auction Reports

Auction Name Prints and Multiples Total Sales (USD) 6,457,000.00
Auction Date 10/20/2020 - 10/21/2020 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 4,105,300.00
Sale Number #18583 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 6,251,500.00
Total Lots 200
Sold Lots 148 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 6,321,800.00
% of Lots Sold 74.00% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 9,497,000.00
Unsold Lots 52 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 67.99%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
1 PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973)

Buste de femme d'après Cranach le Jeune

1958 USD 300,000.00 - 500,000.00 USD 687,500.00
155 ANDY WARHOL (1928-1987)

Campbell's Soup II

1969 USD 300,000.00 - 500,000.00 USD 525,000.00
59 EDVARD MUNCH (1863-1944)

Madonna

1895/1902 USD 300,000.00 - 500,000.00 USD 375,000.00
103 DONALD JUDD (1928-1994)

Untitled

1990 USD 100,000.00 - 150,000.00 USD 243,750.00
162 ROY LICHTENSTEIN (1923-1997)

Nude with Yellow Pillow, from Nude Series

1994 USD 120,000.00 - 180,000.00 USD 218,750.00
13 PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973)

Nature morte sous la lampe

1962 USD 120,000.00 - 180,000.00 USD 150,000.00
181 GERHARD RICHTER (B. 1932)

Mustangs

2005 USD 120,000.00 - 180,000.00 USD 150,000.00
20 PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973)

La Femme au chapeau

1963 USD 100,000.00 - 150,000.00 USD 143,750.00
6 PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973)

Le Déjeuner sur l'herbe

1962 USD 80,000.00 - 120,000.00 USD 125,000.00
36 PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973)

Max Jacob, Le Cornet à dés, Max Jacob, Paris 1917

1917 USD 120,000.00 - 180,000.00 USD 125,000.00
92 BARNETT NEWMAN (1905-1970)

Untitled Etching 2

1969 USD 70,000.00 - 100,000.00 USD 125,000.00
97 HELEN FRANKENTHALER (1928-2011)

Freefall

1993 USD 80,000.00 - 120,000.00 USD 118,750.00
159 ANDY WARHOL (1928-1987)

$ (4): one print

1982 USD 70,000.00 - 100,000.00 USD 118,750.00
14 PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973)

Portrait de Jacqueline

1959 USD 80,000.00 - 120,000.00 USD 112,500.00
170 ANDY WARHOL (1928-1987)

Rebel Without A Cause (James Dean), from Ads

1985 USD 80,000.00 - 120,000.00 USD 112,500.00
29 PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973)

Tête de Femme (Jacqueline au chapeau noir)

1962 USD 70,000.00 - 100,000.00 USD 106,250.00
114 CY TWOMBLY (1928-2011)

Roman Notes: one print

1979 USD 50,000.00 - 70,000.00 USD 100,000.00
172 AFTER JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT (1960-1988)

Untitled (Ernok), from Untitled

2001 USD 50,000.00 - 70,000.00 USD 100,000.00
16 PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973)

Femme au collier

1959 USD 50,000.00 - 70,000.00 USD 93,750.00
101 RICHARD DIEBENKORN (1922-1993)

Large Light Blue, from Eight Color Etchings

1980 USD 80,000.00 - 120,000.00 USD 87,500.00
161 ANDY WARHOL (1928-1987)

Hammer and Sickle

1977 USD 50,000.00 - 70,000.00 USD 81,250.00
81 MAX ERNST (1891-1976)

Guillaume Tempel, 65 Maximiliana ou l'Exercise illégal de l'Astronomie, Le Degré 41 (Iliazd), Paris, 1964

USD 70,000.00 - 100,000.00 USD 75,000.00
160 ANDY WARHOL (1928-1987)

$ (1): one print

1982 USD 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 USD 72,500.00
142 FRANCIS BACON (1909-1992)

Étude pour une corrida

1971 USD 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 USD 68,750.00
156 ANDY WARHOL (1928-1987)

Liz

1964 USD 50,000.00 - 70,000.00 USD 68,750.00
  • <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> <i>All-Negro Comics</i> Issue #1, 1947. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Early Memoir of a Black Hairdresser, 1859. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> First Edition <i>Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, An African,</i> 1782. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Bessie Coleman Aero News Vol. 1 Issue 1, May 1930, Signed by William J. Powell. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Book of Poetry and Music by Formerly Illiterate Author Thomas Young, 1897. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Cabinet Card of 24th Infantryman, Tombstone, Arizona Territory, circa 1882. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> James Baldwin Portrait by Carl Van Vechten, 1955. $3,500 to $4,500.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> <i>The Pacific Appeal</i> Newspaper, San Francisco, 1877. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Only Known Copy <i>Spreading Joy,</i> Uplift History of African Americans in Los Angeles, 1937. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> 1940 Los Angeles <i>The Official Central Avenue District Directory.</i> $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> GRÉGOIRE, Henri (French, 1750-1831). <i>An Enquiry Concerning the Intellectual and Moral Faculties, and Literature of Negroes,</i> First American Edition, 1810. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> 1893 Indian Territory Album with Images of Tacky Grayson. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 1st<br>Antique and modern prints,<br>drawings and paintings</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 2nd<br>Photographs, autographs, musical works and manuscripts</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 3rd<br>Books from XV to XX Century</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 3rd<br>Mathematics books</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 3rd<br>Art books from Salvador Dalí<br>& others</b>
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Oscar Wilde, <i>“The secret of life is in Art,”</i> autograph quotation dated and signed, 1882. Sold for $15,600.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>Manhattan Gay Scene Guide 1969, Summer Edition,</i> Mattachine Book Service. Sold for $3,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Toyen, pen & ink illustration from <i>Marquis de Sade: Justina cili prokletí ctnosti,</i> 1932. Sold for $26,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Antonio Lopez, 9 men’s fashion studies, graphite, 1974. Sold for $6,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Harvey Milk, 2 autograph letters signed, to Pat Mormon, during US Navy service, 1954. Sold for $2,210.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Daniel Abraham, original art for <i>Stonewall Romances,</i> pen, ink & gouache, 1979. Sold for $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> David Wojnarowicz, <i>Untitled (Genet with Dog),</i> mixed media collage. Sold for $27,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Susie Gaynes & Amy E. Bartell, <i>March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights,</i> 1987. Sold for $1,188.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>Paris is Burning,</i> photo offset poster by Anne Dutlinger, signed by film director Jennie Livingston, 1991. Sold for $1,500.
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