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Auction Name Books and Manuscripts Total Sales (EUR) 492,850.00
Auction Date 01/26/2021 - 01/26/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 222,620.00
Sale Number #500 High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 342,560.00
Total Lots 301
Sold Lots 275 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 327,070.00
% of Lots Sold 91.36% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 505,560.00
Unsold Lots 26 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 97.49%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
183 CORONELLI, Vincenzo (1650-1718)

Atlante Veneto: Isolario descrittione geografico-historia.

1696-97. EUR 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 20,000.00
294 DEPERO, Fortunato (1892-1960)

Depero futurista.

1927 EUR 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 EUR 18,125.00
189 HOMANN, Johann Baptist (1663-1724)

Neuer Atlas - Atlas Novus.

1714 EUR 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 11,875.00
179 BLAEU, Willem (1571-1638) e BLAEU, Joan (1596-1673)

Le Théâtre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas.. troisieme partie.

1650 EUR 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 10,000.00
198 SEUTTER, Georg Matthaus (1678-1757)

Atlas novus sive tabulae geographicae totius orbis faciem.

[ca. 1730-50]. EUR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 10,000.00
89

[LIBRO D'ORE] - Stampato su pergamena all'uso di Parigi.

1513-1530 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 9,375.00
234 CARDANO, Girolamo (1501-1576)

De rerum varietate libri XVII.

1557 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 9,375.00
212 MORO, Marco (1817-1855)

Venezia monumentale pittoresca.. parte prima: I Palazzi [Venezia: Giuseppe Kier, 1866] - Venezia monumentale e pittoresca.. parte seconda: Le Chiese.

1863, 1866 EUR 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 EUR 8,500.00
191 MAGINI, Giovanni Antonio (1555-1617)

Italia.

1620; 1622, 1632 EUR 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 EUR 8,125.00
208 FONTANA, Carlo (1634-1714)

Templum Vaticanum et ipsius origo.

1694 EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 8,125.00
55 CAMPO, Antonio (ca. 1525-1587)

Cremona fedelissima citta, et nobilissima colonia de Romani.

1585 EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 7,500.00
62 DE ANCONA, Agostino, detto TRIONFI (1243-1328).

Edito da: Paulo da Bergamo. - Summa de potestate ecclesiastica.

1479 EUR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 7,500.00
203 ZEILER, Martin (1589-1661)

Topographiae Italiae.

1688 EUR 1,800.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 6,250.00
45

[BIBLIA ATLANTICA] - Due frammenti anticamente riutilizzati come legatura.

XI-XII secolo d. C. EUR 500.00 - 800.00 EUR 6,000.00
5 CORIO, Bernardino (1459-1519 ca.)

Viri clarissimi mediolanensis Patria historia.

1503 EUR 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 EUR 5,625.00
202 ZEILER, Martin (1589-1661)

Itinerarium Italiae nov-antiquae.

1640 EUR 1,800.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 5,625.00
288 VITRUVIO, Marco Pollione (c.80-70 B.C. - c.15 B.C.)

De Architectura edito da Francesco Lucio Durantino.

1524 EUR 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 EUR 5,625.00
138

[HOEPLI, MANUALI] - Grande collezione di Manuali Hoepli in buone condizioni e nelle loro legature originali in tela editoriale stampata. Gli argomenti trattati sono molteplici con un particolare focus alla storia naturale.

EUR 300.00 - 500.00 EUR 5,000.00
186 DELISLE, Guillaume (1675-1726)

Atlante novissimo che contiene tutte le parti del mondo.

1740-50. EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 5,000.00
196 ROSELLINI Ippolito (1800-1843)

[COLLEZIONE DI TAVOLE DA:] - Monumenti dell'egitto e della Nubia.

1832-44. EUR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 5,000.00
220 [RUSSIA] - ATKINSON, John Augustus (1775-1831), illustratore - James WALKER (1748-1808)

A Picturesque Representation of the Manners, Customs, and Amusements of the Russians, in One Hundred Coloured Plates.

1803 EUR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 5,000.00
297 JOHN BALDESSARI (1931-2020)

Throwing Three Balls in the Air to Get a Straight Line (Best of Thirty-Six Attempts).

1973 EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 5,000.00
225 AGRICOLA, Georgius (1494-1555)

De l'arte de metalli.

1563 EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 4,750.00
229 BIRINGUCCIO, Vannoccio (1480-1539?)

De la Pirotechnia.

1540 EUR 400.00 - 600.00 EUR 4,375.00
273 PALLADIO, Andrea (1518-1580)

I Quattro Libri di Architettura.

1581 EUR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 4,375.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Frances Palmer, <i>Battle of Buena Vista,</i> chromolithograph, New York, 1847. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Antonio Colmenero de Ledesma, the earliest publication concerned solely with chocolate, first edition, Madrid, 1631. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Romans Bernard, <i>An Exact View of the Late Battle at Charlestown, June 17th, 1775,</i> engraving, 1776. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> <i>A Short Narrative of the Horrid Massacre in Boston,</i> English edition, London, 1770. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> William Soule, <i>Lodge of the Plains Indians,</i> albumen print, 1872. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Manuscript document to enforce New York’s “Agreement of Non-Importation” during the heyday of the Sons of Liberty, New York, 1769. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Clarence Mackenzie, <i>Drummer Boy of the 13th Regiment of Brooklyn,</i> salt print with applied color, 1861. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Moses Lopez, <i>A Lunar Calendar,</i> first Jewish calendar published in America, Newport, RI, 1806. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b><br>The Book of Mormon, first edition, Palmyra, 1830. $30,000 to $40,000.
  • <center><b>Gonnelli Auction House<br>Books and Graphics<br>19th, 20th and 21st April 2021</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 19-21<br>Books from XVI to XX Century</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 20<br>Atlases and Maps</b
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 21<br> Veneto and Venice, a Selection of Books from the XVI to XX century</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 20<br></b>Rossini Gioachino, Baguette de chef d'orchestre appartenuta a Gioachino Rossini, dono del Comune di Passy. 1500 €
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 21<br></b>Manetti Saverio, Storia naturale degli uccelli trattata con metodo. Cinque volumi. 1767. 18.000 €
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 21<br></b>Poe Edgar Allan, Double assassinat dans la rue morgue. Illustrations de Cura. 1946.
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 19-21<br>Books from XVI to XX Century</b>
  • <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 54. Fanciful engraving of earth's interior with magma core and errupting volcanoes (1682). $1500 to $1800.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 165. Rare state of Jefferys' influential map of New England in contemporary color (1755). $8000 to $9500.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 177. Mouzon's foundation map of the Carolinas (1775). $10000 to $13000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 183. Very rare first state of De Fer's map of the Lower Mississippi Valley (1715). $20000 to $25000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 253. Scarce Scottish edition based on Ellicott's plan of Washington, D.C. (1796). $2400 to $3000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 313. Stunning view of Philadelphia by John Bachmann (1850). $3250 to $4250.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 338. Rare Civil War map based on Bucholtz map of Virginia (1862). $9500 to $12000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 667. First map to accurately show Luzon in Philippines (1590). $6000 to $7500.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 682. Rare map of Shanghai International Settlement published just after WWI (1918). $7000 to $9000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 738. Coronelli's superb map of the Pacific showing the Island of California (1697) Est. $2400 - $3000
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 743. A cornerstone piece in the mapping of Australia and New Zealand (1726) Est. $6000 - $7500
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 781. An uncommon signature during Jefferson's Governorship of Virginia (1779) Est. $9500 - $11000
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Collection of a Connoisseur:<br>History in Manuscript, Part 2<br>27 April 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Ronald Reagan. Series of 37 letters to Senator George Murphy, and related material, 1968-90. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Chaim Weizmann. Autograph letter signed, to General Sir Gilbert Clayton, 6 September 1918. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Sir Winston Churchill. Autograph letter signed, to Pamela, Lady Lytton, 1942. £20,000 to $30,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Collection of a Connoisseur:<br>History in Manuscript, Part 2<br>27 April 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Oscar Wilde. Five autograph letters signed, to Alsager Vian, 1887. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Napoleon I. Letter signed to Admiral Ganteaume, ordering the invasion of England, 22 August 1805. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Horatio, Viscount Nelson, and Emma Hamilton. Two autograph letter signed, to Catherine and George Matcham, 1805. £6,000 to £8,000.
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