• <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>
  • <center><b>Firsts Online Rare Book Fair<br> 27 November to 2 December<br><br> Presented by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association</b>
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Heritage Auctions: Photographs Monthly Online

Auction Reports

Auction Name Photographs Monthly Online Total Sales (USD) 57,643.25
Auction Date 10/14/2020 - 10/14/2020 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 49,100.00
Sale Number #14160 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 73,050.00
Total Lots 144
Sold Lots 95 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 79,100.00
% of Lots Sold 65.97% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 118,550.00
Unsold Lots 49 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 48.62%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
39066 Dorothea Lange (American, 1895-1965)

A Group of Five Photographs of Migrant Life (5 works), 1936-1939

1936-1939, printed 1970s USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 5,000.00
39019 George Barris (American, b. 1928)

A Group of Three Portraits of Marilyn (3 works)

USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 2,625.00
39009 Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984)

Valley View, Yosemite National Park, California, 1936

1936, printed later USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 2,062.50
39008 Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984)

Moon and Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, California, 1960

1960, printed later USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 2,000.00
39134 Edward Weston (American, 1886-1958)

Juniper at Lake Tenaya, 1937

1937, printed later USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 2,000.00
39056 Greg Gorman (American, b. 1949)

Scott in Waterfall, Cabo San Lucas, 1990

1990 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,875.00
39104 Hiroshi Sugimoto (Japanese, b. 1948)

Pacific Ocean, Oregon, 1985

1985 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,875.00
39105 Hiroshi Sugimoto (Japanese, b. 1948)

Sea of Japan, Hokkaido, 1986

1986 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,875.00
39010 Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984)

Vernal Fall, Yosemite National Park, California, 1948

1948, printed later USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,437.50
39005 Slim Aarons (American, 1916-2006)

Tennis in the Bahamas, 1956

1956, printed later USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 1,312.50
39050 Eugene Omar Goldbeck (American, 1892-1986)

Freak Show

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,312.50
39097 Edward Steichen (American, 1879-1973)

Lotus, Mount Kisco, New York, 1915

1915, printed 1981-1982 USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 USD 1,250.00
39065 George Krause (American, b. 1937)

Shadow, Spain, 1964

1964 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 1,096.25
39079 The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Aldrin Descends Lunar Module Ladder; Lunar Module in Space; and, Command Module in Space (3 works), 1969

1969, printed later USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 1,093.75
39114

A Group of Six Photography Books (6 works)

USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 1,062.50
39136 Marion Post Wolcott (American, 1910-1990)

Taking a Drink and Resting from Hoeing Cotton, Allen Plantation, a FSA Project, Natchitoches, Louisiana, 1941

1941, printed later USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,031.25
39043 Jack Delano (American, 1914-1997)

A Group of Nine Photographs of Early Airports and Trains (9 works), 1941

1941, printed 1970s USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 906.25
39049 Eugene Omar Goldbeck (American, 1892-1986)

3rd Annual Bathing Girl Revue, Galveston, Texas, May 14th, 1922

1922 USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 781.25
39042 Judy Dater (American, b. 1941)

A Publicity Photo for the Film The Woman Behind the Image (Imogen and Twinka at Yosemite), 1974

1974 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 750.00
39077 Barbara Morgan (American, 1900-1992)

Martha Graham-Lamentation (double exposure), 1935

1935, printed circa 1980 USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 USD 750.00
39084 Len Prince (American, b. 1953)

Queen of Egypt c. 100 BC, 1992

1992 USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 USD 750.00
39138 Marion Post Wolcott (American, 1910-1990)

Tenant Farmer’s Children, Younger One with Rickets from Malnutrition, Eroded Land the Result of Tobacco-Cotton Weevel, Wadesboro, North Carolina, circa 1940

circa 1940, printed later USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 750.00
39073 Jim Marshall (American, 1936-2010)

Shel Silverstein, 1978

1978 USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 718.75
39111 John Vachon (American, 1914-1975)

A Group of Eight Photographs of the 1930s and 1940s (8 works), 1939-1943

1939-1943, printed 1970 USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 656.25
39016 Tom Baril (American, b. 1952)

Hosta, 1998

1998 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 625.00
  • <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.
  • <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>Live Online<br>2 December 2020</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Rackham (Arthur). 'The Skein', original pen, ink and watercolour drawing. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Vico (Giambattista). <i>Principj di una scienza nuova,</i> FIRST EDITION, Felice Mosca, Naples,1725. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> <i>Bauerkeller's New Embossed Plan of London,</i> first edition, Ackermann & Co., 1841. £1,800 to £2,200.
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>Live Online<br>2 December 2020</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Bible, English, Coverdale's Version, J. Nycolson, Southwark, [1535]. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Johnson (Samuel). <i>A Dictionary of the English Langauge,</i> 2 vol., fourth edition revised by the author, folio, 1773. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Orwell (George). <i>The Road to Wigan Pier,</i> first public edition, 8vo., Victor Gollancz, 1937. £1,500 to £2,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Rowling (J. K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> FIRST EDITION, first printing 1997. £6,000 to £8,000.
  • <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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