• <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Auction<br>Jan. 30 & 31, 2021</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Rare 1778 Engraved map of Colonial Philadelphia after George Heap (1714-1752) and Nicholas Scull (1687-1761). $10,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Author signed and inscribed <i>THE FOUNTAINHEAD,</i> stated First Edition, by Ayn Rand, published by The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, New York, 1943. $2,000 to $2,400.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851) hand-colored aquatint engraving, "Yellow-billed Magpie, Stellers Jay, Ultramarine Jay and Clark's Crow," Plate Number CCCLXII. $1,800 to $2,200.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Auction<br>Jan. 30 & 31, 2021</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) autograph letter, signed, as President, to Nathan Reid detailing Jackson’s intervention on behalf of Reid's grandson. $1,800 to $2,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Edward Steichen (Luxembourg/American, 1879-1973) portfolio of photographs, "The Early Years 1900-1927, 12 Hand-Gravure Prints" #41/1000, printed in 1981. $1,400 to $1,600.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, TLS, one-page typed letter on The White House, Washington, D.C., stationary to John Marshall Butler. $1,400 to $1,600.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Auction<br>Jan. 30 & 31, 2021</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Two Pre-Civil War slave related letters, including one written by Mariah, a female domestic slave of James Vincent Musgrove (1814-1890) to her daughter. $1,000 to $1,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Two author signed and inscribed Ayn Rand related books, including one Rand signed <i>WE THE LIVING,</i> London 1940 edition. $1,000 to $1,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> PLAN DE LA VILLE DE MEMPHIS (ETATS-UNIS) 40,000 HABITANTS pen and ink with watercolor hand drawn drainage system map, circa 1870. $700 to $900.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Auction<br>Jan. 30 & 31, 2021</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Scarce Mezzotint portrait of Thomas Pownall, Colonial Governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay (1757-1760) and South Carolina (1760). $600 to $700.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> VIEW OF NORFOLK FROM COSPORT, VIRGINIA, John Hill, engraver, after John Shaw (U.K., 1776-1832). $600 to $700.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> THE BURNING OF THE MERCHANT'S EXCHANGE, NEW YORK CITY -THE GREAT FIRE OF DECEMBER, 1835. Scarce color lithograph, a 1909 reissue of the original 1836 print. $500 to $700.
  • <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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Arenberg Auctions: Books

Auction Reports

Auction Name Books Total Sales (EUR) 512,650.00
Auction Date 10/17/2020 - 10/17/2020 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 193,640.00
Sale Number #2010c High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 270,870.00
Total Lots 514
Sold Lots 434 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 280,320.00
% of Lots Sold 84.44% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 379,020.00
Unsold Lots 80 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 135.26%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
1288 SCHEDEL, Hartmann

Liber chronicarum.

1493 EUR 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 EUR 65,000.00
1116 DE WIT, Frederick

Atlas maior.

1710-1712 EUR 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 EUR 35,000.00
1279 [MAUCREUX, Guillaume & Pierre de]

"Exstrait van eene Deels vanden Rechten ghetrocken vute loix (?) ende ghetranslateirt vanden latine In fra[n]coit" [= Ordonnances de plaidoyer de bouche et par escript].

15th c.] EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 17,500.00
1074

"Geometrischer Entwurf der gesammten XVII Niederländischen Provintzien".

1672 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 15,000.00
1359 OLEARIUS, Adam

Gottorffische Kunst-Kammer/ worinnen allerhand ungemeine Sachen/ so theils die Natur/ theils künstliche Hände hervor gebracht und bereitet [...] aus allen vier Theilen der Welt [...]. Welchem zu Ende angefüget ist [...] Holsteinische Chronica [...].

1674 EUR 700.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 10,000.00
1275

Book of Prayers.

early 16th c.] EUR 5,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 9,375.00
1299

Den Psalter Dauids na dalder correxte copie ouerghesedt. Met die Hymne[n] en[de] Ghebeden so vanden tijt als van die Feestdagen des iaers nu nieuwelicx tot profijt van alle menschen binnen Mechelen ouerghesedt.

1566 EUR 300.00 - 500.00 EUR 9,000.00
1135 BRETEZ, Louis; TURGOT, Etienne-François

"Plan de Paris commencé l'année 1734. Dessiné et gravé, sous les ordres de Messire Michel Etienne Turgot [...] Achevé de graver en 1739 [...] Levé et dessiné par Louis Bretez, gravé par Claude Lucas et écrit par Aubin".

1739 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 6,875.00
1105

"L'Europe divisée selon l'étendue de ses principales parties, et dont les points principaux sont placez sur les observations de mesrs de l'Académie royale des sciences".

1730 EUR 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 6,250.00
1120 DE LAET, Johannes

Novus orbis seu Descriptionis Indiae Occidentalis libri XVIII.

1633 EUR 500.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 5,625.00
1379 PUTEANUS, Erycius

Tesserarum philotesiarum liber singularis, ad Insubres.

1605 EUR 2,000.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 5,625.00
1036

"Orbis Terrae compendiosa descriptio".

1587 EUR 2,500.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 5,500.00
1320 CARDANO, Gerolamo

De causis, signis, ac locis morborum, liber unus.

1569 EUR 400.00 - 600.00 EUR 5,250.00
1514

5 médailles en métal.

EUR 2,500.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 5,250.00
1050

Leuven: lot of ca. 56 sheets.

EUR 200.00 - 400.00 EUR 5,000.00
1142 [WOOD, Robert]

Les ruines de Palmyre, autrement dite Tedmor, au désert.

1753 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 5,000.00
1226 BARTISCH, Georg

Georg Bartisch [...] Augen-Dienst, oder kurtz und deutlich verfasster Bericht von allen und jeden in- und äusserlichen Mängeln, Schäden, Gebrechen und Zufällen der Augen [...] nunmehr zum andernmal an den Tag gelegt.

1686 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,400.00 EUR 5,000.00
1037

"Typus Orbis Terrarum".

EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 4,750.00
1270

Archief van de Leuvense familie Terby.

2de helft 18de eeuw-eerste helft 19de eeuw EUR 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 EUR 4,750.00
1321 GALENUS, Claudius

Methodi medendi, id est, De morbis curandis libri quatuordecim, denuo magna diligentia Martini Gregorii recogniti, Thoma Linacro Anglo interprete [ed. Guillaume Budé].

1538 EUR 250.00 - 400.00 EUR 4,250.00
1324 ARIAS MONTANO, Benito

Antiquitatum Iudaicarum libri IX. in quis, praeter Iudaeae, Hierosolymorum & Templi Salomonis accuratam delineationem, praecipui sacri ac profani gentis ritus describuntur.

1593 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 4,250.00
1038

"Typus Orbis Terrarum".

1587 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 4,000.00
1138

Afbeeldingen van de wyd-vermaarde koopstad Amsterdam, benevens des zelus voornaamste gebouwen en gezigten. Alle naar het leeven getekend.Receuil [!] des edifices les plus considerables et des plus belles vues de la fameuse ville d'Amsterdam. Dessinées d'a

not before 1778] EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 3,750.00
1203 DODONAEUS, Rembertus

Cruydt-boeck [...] Met biivoegsels achter elck capittel, uut verscheyden Cruydtbeschrijvers: item in 't laetste een Beschrijvinge vande Indiaensche Gewassen, meest getrocken uut de schriften van Carolus Clusius.

1618 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 3,750.00
1043

"Totius Europae littora novissime edita. Pascaert vertoonende alle de see-custen van Europa".

[1675] EUR 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 3,500.00
  • <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.
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