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Stephan Welz & Co.: CAPE TOWN | FINE & DECORATIVE ART, BOOKS & MAPS, CARPETS, FURNITURE, SILVERWARE, JEWELLERY, WATCHES & VINTAGE FASHION

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Auction Name CAPE TOWN | FINE & DECORATIVE ART, BOOKS & MAPS, CARPETS, FURNITURE, SILVERWARE, JEWELLERY, WATCHES & VINTAGE FASHION Total Sales (ZAR) 469,350.00
Auction Date 02/23/2021 - 02/25/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (ZAR) 313,400.00
Sale Number #22321 High Estimate of Lots Sold (ZAR) 442,900.00
Total Lots 75
Sold Lots 43 Low Estimate of All Lots (ZAR) 617,600.00
% of Lots Sold 57.33% High Estimate of All Lots (ZAR) 895,200.00
Unsold Lots 32 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 52.43%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
354 Marlene Dumas

THE SUPERMODEL

1995 ZAR 70,000.00 - 100,000.00 ZAR 152,100.00
353 William Joseph Kentridge

FOUR INSTRUMENTS

ZAR 60,000.00 - 80,000.00 ZAR 70,200.00
128 Sebastian Münster

TOTIUS AFRICAE TABULA

(1540) [1552] ZAR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 ZAR 35,100.00
132 Adam Smith

THE WEALTH OF NATIONS, 3 VOLS

[1789] ZAR 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 ZAR 29,250.00
352 John Ndevasia Muafangejo (1943-1987)

ANGLICAN SEMINARY BLOWN UP

1981 ZAR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 ZAR 28,080.00
405 Anton Smit

RUN FROM YOURSELF lll

2014 ZAR 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 ZAR 23,400.00
104 Samuel Boulton

AFRICA WITH ALL ITS STATES, KINGDOMS, REPUBLICS, REGIONS, ISLANDS ETC., TWO WALL MAPS

(1787) 1787 ZAR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 ZAR 17,550.00
368 George Hallett

BO . KAAP WELCOME

1994 ZAR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 ZAR 17,550.00
188 Jeremy Wafer

PARADISE

ZAR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 ZAR 9,000.00
94 After W J Huggins & T Sutherland

TABLE BAY. CAPE OF GOOD HOPE

ZAR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 ZAR 6,600.00
114 George Mathaus Seutter

AFRICA JUXTA NAVIGATIONES ET OBSERVATIONES

(1728) [c1740] ZAR 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 ZAR 6,000.00
121 Giovanni de Rossi

L'AFRICA

(1677) 1677 ZAR 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 ZAR 6,000.00
116 Francois Valentyn

NIEUWE KAART VAN CAAP DER GOEDE HOOP

[1724-26] ZAR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 ZAR 5,040.00
93 Thomas William Bowler

VIEW OF CAPE TOWN, FROM TABLE BAY

ZAR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 ZAR 4,800.00
129 J French (ed)

TOOLEY’S DICTIONARY OF MAPMAKERS, 4 VOLS

1999 ZAR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 ZAR 4,800.00
131

SCRIPTA AFRICANA, 10 VOLS

1985-1989 ZAR 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 ZAR 4,560.00
125 Sebastian Münster

AFRICAE TABULA NOVA

(1588) [1614] ZAR 3,500.00 - 5,500.00 ZAR 4,200.00
202 Hilda Mary Pemberton

TABLE MOUNTAIN; MILNERTON, two

ZAR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 ZAR 3,840.00
105 Joseph Huddart

SEAMON'S BAY IN THE BAY OF FALSE

(1780) [1794] ZAR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 ZAR 3,600.00
118 Johann Baptist Homann

TOTIUS AFRICAE NOVA REPRAESENTATIO

(1715) [1715] ZAR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 ZAR 3,600.00
205 Tinus de Jongh

MITCHELL'S PASS, CERES; NEWCASTLE WATERFALL, NATAL, two

ZAR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 ZAR 3,600.00
233 Stanley William Hayter

FIGURES IN SPACE

57 ZAR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 ZAR 3,600.00
110 Giles & Didier Robert de Vaugondy

L'AFRIQUE DRESSÉE

(1756) 1756 ZAR 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 ZAR 3,120.00
92 Gustav de Lode after Kolbe

SIX PRINTS OF VILLAGE LIFE IN SOUTHERN AFRICA, 18TH CENTURY

ZAR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 ZAR 2,400.00
127 Sebastian Münster

[AETHIOPIA INTERIOR, AFRICA EXTERIOR]

(1572) [1572] ZAR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 ZAR 2,400.00
  • <b><center>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 31</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b> Aristoteles, <i>Logica vetus,</i> Manuscript, around 1250. Est: € 60,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b><br>L. Pacioli, <i>Divina proportione,</i> 1509<br>Est: € 80,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b> A. Jorn, Fin de Copenhague, 1957.<br>Est: € 10,000
    <b><center>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 31</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b> Gospel of Mark, Manuscript, around 1180.<br>Est: € 30,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b><br>J. de Theramo, <i>Consolatio peccatorum,</i> 1481. Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b><br>G. Braques in G. Apollinaire, <i>Si je mourais là-bas,</i> 1962. Est: € 6,000
    <b><center>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 31</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b> Latin Choral manuscript, around 1500.<br>Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b><br>P. J. Redouté, <i>Choix des plus belles fleurs,</i> 1827-33. Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b><br>S. Delaunay, <i>27 tableaux vivants,</i> 1969. Est: € 3,000
    <b><center>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 31</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b> Latin and French Book of Hours, around 1450-70. Est: € 30,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b><br>L. Moholy-Nagy, Bauhaus postcard, 1923. Est: € 5,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b><br>K. Price in Ch. Bukowski, <i>Heat wave,</i> 1995. Est: € 2,500.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Westvaco–Inspirations for Printers,</i> 3 volumes, 1938-61. $200 to $300.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Proef van Letteren, <i>Welk gegooten worden in de Nieuwe Haerlemsche Lettergietery,</i> 1768. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Paul Klee, <i>Bauhaus Ausstellung Juli – Sept.,</i> Weimar, 1923. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Michel Seuphor & Jozef Peeters, <i>Het Overzicht Nos.</i> 22-23-24, Antwerp, 1922. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Wolfrum & Co., <i>Modern Graphik, Serie I…,</i> complete portfolio, 1909. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Gravure et Fonderie deC. Derriey: Specimen-Album,</i> Paris, 1862. $5,000 to $7,500.
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Science: Books and Manuscripts<br>15-25 May 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Mary Anning. Autograph letter signed, to William Buckland, 24 November 1834. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Bolyai. <i>Scientiam spatii absolute veram exhibens,</i> Maros Vásárhelyi, 1832-1833, 2 volumes, half calf. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Vesalius.<br><i>De humani corporis fabrica,</i> Basel, 1555, modern crushed burgundy morocco. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Science: Books and Manuscripts<br>15-25 May 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Copernicus.<br><i>De revolutionibus orbium coelestium,</i> Nuremberg, 1543, later boards, Rostock duplicate. £70,000 to £100,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Payan-Dumoulin. Profusely illustrated manuscript of fossils, France, c.1875-1979. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Albert Einstein. Autograph letter signed, to his son Albert, 4 November [1915]. £10,000 to £15,000.
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Images of Angling:<br>The David Beazley Collection<br>of Angling Prints<br>Online Sale<br>20th May 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Alken (Henry), after. Salmon Fishing; Fishing in a Punt; Pike Fishing, three works, 1820. £600 to £800.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Early Images of Angling.- Hollar (Wenceslaus) Angling; River Fishing; and Salmon Fishing, after Francis Barlow, 3 engravings, [c. 1671]. £500 to £700.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Rolfe (Henry Leonidas). <i>Studies of Fresh Water Fish,</i> 1851. £500 to £700.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Images of Angling:<br>The David Beazley Collection<br>of Angling Prints<br>Online Sale<br>20th May 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Morland (George), After. A Party Angling; The Anglers' Repast, a pair, mezzotints, 1789. £400 to £600.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Pollard (James), After. Bottom Fishing; Anglers Packing Up, etchings with aquatint, 1831. £400 to £600.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Angling's Age of Romance.- Sayer (Robert, publisher) & J. Bennett. The Angelic Angler, mezzotint, 1781; and another. £300 to £400.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Images of Angling:<br>The David Beazley Collection<br>of Angling Prints<br>Online Sale<br>20th May 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Fishing Satire.- London.- Roberts (Piercy). Patience at Paddington or angling in the Junction Canal, etching after Woodward, 1807; together with Woodward's 'Angling at Sadler's Wells', and another, 1794. £300 to £400.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Fishing Satire - Cats Fishing.- Seymour (Robert). Waltonizing or - Green-land Fisherman, [c. 1830s]; together with 3 lithographs of cats fishing, [c. 1830s]. £300 to £400.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Fishing Portraits.- Zoffany (Johan), After. Master James Sayer, at the age of 13, mezzotint by Richard Houston, 1772. £300 to £400.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Images of Angling:<br>The David Beazley Collection<br>of Angling Prints<br>Online Sale<br>20th May 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Wilkinson (Norman). Come to Britain for Fishing, lithographic poster, [c. 1947]. £300 to £400.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Scottish Fishing.- Heath (William). Sporting in the Scottish Isles no. III. Salmon Fishing, 1835; and another. £150 to £200.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Simpson (Joseph). The Border Angler, drypoint, [c. 1927]. £150 to £200.
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