• <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.
  • <b><center>Christie’s<br>Paul Destribats:<br>Une Bibliothèque des Avant-gardes<br>Part III<br>2-3 and 4 February 2021</b>
    <b><center>Christie’s<br>Paul Destribats:<br>Une Bibliothèque des Avant-gardes<br>Part III<br>2-3 and 4 February 2021</b>
    <b><center>Christie’s<br>Paul Destribats:<br>Une Bibliothèque des Avant-gardes<br>Part III<br>2-3 and 4 February 2021</b>
    <b><center>Christie’s<br>Paul Destribats:<br>Une Bibliothèque des Avant-gardes<br>Part III<br>2-3 and 4 February 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.
  • <center><b>Rare Book Fair<br>Stuttgart<br>29 Jan – 1 Feb 2021</b>
    <center><b>Rare Book Fair<br>Stuttgart<br>29 Jan – 1 Feb 2021</b>
    <center><b>Rare Book Fair<br>Stuttgart<br>29 Jan – 1 Feb 2021</b>
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Christies: Rare Books and Manuscripts

Auction Reports

Auction Name Rare Books and Manuscripts Total Sales (EUR) 1,164,875.00
Auction Date 11/03/2020 - 11/03/2020 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 428,900.00
Sale Number #18912 High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 618,850.00
Total Lots 132
Sold Lots 110 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 550,500.00
% of Lots Sold 83.33% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 793,050.00
Unsold Lots 22 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 146.89%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
63 BEATO, Felice (1832 – 1909)

Delhi & Amritsur.

ca. 1860 EUR 80,000.00 - 120,000.00 EUR 375,000.00
86 [RIMBAUD, Arthur (1854-1891) & Paul VERLAINE (1844-1896)] - RÉGAMEY, Félix (1844-1906)

Lettre autographe signée à son frère Frédéric Régamey, illustrée d'un double portrait de Rimbaud et Verlaine.

1872 EUR 70,000.00 - 100,000.00 EUR 200,000.00
36 LE HAY, Jacques (vers 1645-vers 1713)

Recueil de cent estampes représentant différentes Nations du Levant, tirées sur les tableaux peints d’après nature en 1707 et 1708 par les ordres de M. de Ferriol, Ambassadeur du Roi à la Porte, et gravées en 1712 et 1713 par les soins de M. Le Hay. [Avec

1714-1715. EUR 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 EUR 40,000.00
51 SADE, Donatien Alphonse François, marquis de (1740-1814)

Justine ou Les Malheurs de la Vertu.

1791 EUR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 EUR 37,500.00
81 MUSSET, Alfred de (1810-1857)

Un spectacle dans un fauteuil. - & - Un spectacle dans un fauteuil – Prose.

1833; 1834 EUR 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 EUR 33,750.00
124 SEMPÉ, Jean-Jacques (né en 1932)

''Le château de sable''.

1970 EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 27,500.00
33 KEPLER, Johannes (1571-1630)

Epitome astronomiae Copernicanae…

1618, « 1622 » [1620] et 1621. EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 25,000.00
15 BOCCACE, Jean (1313-1375)

Il Decamerone… è varie figure nuovamente stampato et ricorretto per messer Antoni Brucioli…

1542 EUR 12,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 20,000.00
80 MELLING, Antoine-Ignace (1763-1831)

Sept vues des Pyrénées, chacune inscrite et numérotée (sur le montage), parues dans J.A. Cervini de Macerata (1778-18..),

1826-1838. EUR 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 EUR 15,000.00
40 LYCOSTHENES, Conrad WOLFFHART, dit (1518-1561)

Prodigiorum ac ostentorum chronicon… Bâle : Henri Petri, 1557.

1557 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 14,375.00
18 COLONNA, Francesco (1433-1527)

Hypnerotomachie ou Discours du songe de Poliphile, Deduisant comme Amour le combat à l'occasion de Polia.

1561 EUR 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 EUR 13,750.00
58 [VOLTAIRE] MOREAU LE JEUNE, Jean-Michel Moreau, dit (1741-1814)

Estampes destinées à orner les éditions de M. de Voltaire.

EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 12,500.00
59 VOLTAIRE, François-Marie Arouet, dit (1694-1778)

Œuvres complètes.

1785-1789. EUR 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 12,500.00
101 DUNOYER DE SEGONZAC, André (1884-1974) -- COLETTE, Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, dite (1873-1954)

La Treille Muscate.

1932 EUR 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 12,500.00
120 PICASSO, Pablo (1881-1973) -- BENOIT, Pierre André (1921-1993)

Meurs.

1960 EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 11,875.00
9 ALBINUS, Bernard Siegfried (1697-1770)

Tables of the Skeleton and Muscles of the Human Body.

1749 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 10,000.00
65 CASTELLAN, Antoine-Laurent (1772-1838)

Mœurs, usages, costumes des Othomans, et abrégé de leur histoire...

1812 EUR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 10,000.00
90 [RIMBAUD, Arthur (1854-1891)] - LOSSEAU, Léon (1869-1949)

Lettre autographe signée à Paul Bergmans, relative à 'Une saison en Enfer', datée à Mons, le 6 novembre 1919.

1919 EUR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 10,000.00
7 PIERRE LOMBARD (circa 1096-1160)

Les Sentences, en latin, manuscrit décoré sur vélin

seconde moitié du XIIIe siècle. EUR 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 9,375.00
125 SEMPÉ, Jean-Jacques (né en 1932)

''Le salaud''.

1972 EUR 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 EUR 9,375.00
3

COURONNEMENT DE LA VIERGE, miniature sur un feuillet provenant d'un livre d'heures, manuscrit enluminé sur vélin

décennie 1470. EUR 700.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 8,750.00
5

LIVRE D'HEURES, à l’usage de Reims, en latin et en français, manuscrit enluminé sur vélin

c. 1400. EUR 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 8,750.00
83 PÉRON, François (1775-1810) et FREYCINET, Louis Claude de Saulces de (1779-1842)

Voyage de découvertes aux terres australes, exécuté par ordre de Sa Majesté l’Empereur et Roi, sur les corvettes Le Géographe, Le Naturaliste, et la goëlette Le Casuarina, pendant les années 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803 et 1804.

1807 EUR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 8,750.00
87 RIMBAUD, Arthur (1854-1891)

Une saison en enfer.

1873 EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 8,125.00
88 RIMBAUD, Arthur (1854-1891)

Les Illuminations.

1886 EUR 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 EUR 8,125.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 18:</b> Manuel Orazi, <i>La Maison Moderne,</i> 1900. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 18:</b> Maxfield Parrish, <i>The Century, Midsummer Holiday Number,</i> 1897. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 18:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Medee, Sarah Bernhardt,</i> 1898. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 18:</b> H.A. Volodimer, <i>Grand Prix d’Endurance de 24 Heures,</i> 1923. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 18:</b> Aldo Mazza, <i>Vini d’Italia,</i> circa 1920. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 18:</b> Leonetto Cappiello, <i>l’Oie d’Or,</i> circa 1930. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 18:</b> <i>James Bond Does It Everywhere in “Thunderball!”</i> designer unknown, 1965. $1,500 to $2,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 18:</b> Emil Cardinaux, <i>Palace Hotel, St. Moritz,</i> 1920. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 18:</b> Joseph C. Leyendecker, <i>“Contour” Arrow Form-Fit Collars,</i> 1917. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 18:</b> Sascha Maurer, <i>Ski at Lake Placid,</i> 1938. $2,500 to $3,500.
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