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Catawiki B. V.: Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 1/29

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Auction Name Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 1/29 Total Sales (EUR) 7,738.37
Auction Date 02/07/2021 - 02/07/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 3,930.00
Sale Number #20721 High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 4,562.00
Total Lots 39
Sold Lots 33 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 7,330.00
% of Lots Sold 84.62% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 8,582.00
Unsold Lots 6 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 90.17%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
44774865 Thomas Robert Malthus English Economist

Autograph; Nomine as Foreign Member of the French Society of Universal Statistics

1829 EUR 900.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 1,090.00
44434761

Manuscript; Old Church Book; Russian/Slavic Psalter

1850/1750 EUR 220.00 - 250.00 EUR 763.00
44845663 William III, Prince of Orange, Stadholder and from 1689 on, King of England

Very rare and decorative manuscript on vellum

1698 Not Available EUR 604.95
42292917 Pierart dou Tielt

Manuscript, Illuminated Book of Hours page from Tournai (Doornik) - ca

1335 EUR 390.00 - 450.00 EUR 512.30
44899773 Alexandre d'Alton - Général d'Empire - Fils d'émigré irlandais

Pièce Autographe Signée

1815 EUR 220.00 - 250.00 EUR 471.97
44837535 Jack London

1 Bank Check

1914 EUR 220.00 - 250.00 EUR 403.30
44640973 Jean Cocteau

Lettre autographe

1953 Not Available EUR 370.60
44756203 Ministerie van Koloniën

- bill of exchange to ransom slaves Curaçao - 1863

1864 Not Available EUR 306.29
44810507 Plusieurs savants

Manuscrit marocain en langue arabe contenant plusieurs traités de droits et de logique - Soufisme

1803 Not Available EUR 305.20
43316443 Manuscript

Tours - Rouen, sheet from a Book of Hours c.a.

1430 Not Available EUR 272.50
44757247 Ministry of the Colonies - bill of exchange to ransom slaves Curaçao - 1863

wisselbrief vrijkopen slaven Curaçao

1863 Not Available EUR 261.60
44961243 Al Imam Al-Busair - Het eeuwige gedicht purdah - 17en18e eeuw

Het eeuwige gedicht purdah

1700 Not Available EUR 239.80
44899365 Louis Blériot

Carte Autographe Signée

1913/1910 EUR 290.00 - 320.00 EUR 218.00
44974173 Comité de Salut Public

Lettre signée autographe Collot d'Herbois - Carnot

1794 EUR 220.00 - 242.00 EUR 218.00
44791781 Antonio Mauri y Gorgoll

Problemas y Cálculos Trigonométricos

1779 EUR 220.00 - 250.00 EUR 213.64
44899785 Francois-Christophe Kellermann - Duc de Valmy - Maréchal d'Empire

Certificat de Fin de Service Signé pour le Général Seimandy de Saint-Gervais

1793 EUR 500.00 - 550.00 EUR 185.76
44880307 Foto's Verzameld in de Oorlogsjaren 1940-45

Signed: Family Photo Album "ten bate voor illigale werkers" (62 Photos/Cards)

1940/1945 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 163.50
42883433 Manuscript

Page from a Dutch Book of Hours - ca.

1450 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 152.60
44894009 Manuscrit tibétain enluminé

Sutra - prière

1700 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 101.37
44924797 Persische Buchmalerei unbekannt

Zarazenenschlacht

1700 Not Available EUR 89.38
44804075

Manuscript on different subjects

1840 Not Available EUR 87.20
44844829 Savant Amazigh

Manuscrit original. Grammaire arabe classique

1800 Not Available EUR 87.20
44805311

Manuscript on different subjects

1866 Not Available EUR 86.11
44837821 Savant égyptien

Manuscrit égyptien sur le mysticisme

1771 Not Available EUR 81.75
44770661 Clyde Tolson / J. Edgar Hoover

Autographed Signed Letter

1954/1955 Not Available EUR 76.30
  • <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> LIFE OF OSLER, PRESENTATION COPY TO NEPHEW NORMAN GWYN. CUSHING, HARVEY. 1869-1939. <i>The Life of Sir William Osler.</i> Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1925. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> OSLER TO HALSTED MENTIONING CUSHING AND WELCH. Autograph Letter Signed ("Wm Osler") to William Stewart Halsted on medical matters, 2 pp, January 19, 1919. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> CUSHING PRESENTATION COPY TO LUCIEN PRICE. CUSHING, HARVEY. <i>Intracranial Tumours.</i> Springfield, 1932. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> OSLER ON HIS CHILDHOOD. Autograph Letter Signed ("Wm Osler") to Mabel [Brewster] on returning home to Staplehurst. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> SCULTETUS, JOHANNES. 1595-1645. <i>Cheiroplotheke, seu armamentarium chirurgicum XLIII.</i> Ulm: Balthasar Kühnen, 1655. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> VICQ D'AZYR, FELIX. 1748-1794. <i>Traite d'anatomie et de physiologie.</i> Paris: Didot l'aine, 1786. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> TAGAULT, JEAN. C.1499-1546. <i>De chirugica institutione libri quinque....</i> Lyon: Guillaume Rouillé, 1549. $400 to $600.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). Autograph Logs and Journals from his 1927 Alaska Expedition. $7,000 to $ 9,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). Cañon de Chelley, 1904. Oversized orotone, 17 x 22in in original Curtis Studio frame. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). 26 cyanotypes, featuring images of Cheyenne tribes from Volume VI of <i>North American Indian,</i> c.1907, made by Curtis in the field. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). The Vanishing Race, 1904. Oversized orotone, 18 x 24in in original Curtis Studio frame. $20,000 to $30,000.
  • <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [CIVIL WAR] -- [SHERIDAN, Philip Henry]. Personal headquarters flag of Philip Henry Sheridan used when he led the 2nd Michigan Cavalry. Spring - Summer 1862. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY]. Half plate daguerreotype of firefighter Walter Van Erven Dorens. [San Francisco]: n.p., [ca 1854-1856]. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [LINCOLNIANA]. Abraham Lincoln banner possibly made for the 1864 presidential campaign. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [REVOLUTIONARY WAR - CONTINENTAL CONGRESS]. [HOLTEN, Dr. Samuel]. An archive of letters related to Danvers, Massachusetts, physician and statesman Dr. Samuel Holten. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD]. CARBUTT, John, photographer. Exceptional collection of 27 stereoviews from the series, "Excursion to the 100th Meridian, October 1866." Chicago, [1866]. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [ALASKAN GOLD RUSH]. William Steele West and family, extensive archive of photographs, diaries, correspondence, and personal items. [Ca 19th - 20th century]. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [TAYLOR, Zachary]. Quarter plate daguerreotype featuring the 12th President of the United States. N.p.: n.p., [ca 1845]. $8,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [WASHINGTON, George]. Signed Society of the Cincinnati document. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> LINCOLN, Abraham. Autograph endorsement signed ("A. Lincoln"), as President. [Washington], 29 September 1862. 1 page, 4to, old creases. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> JEFFERSON, Thomas. Autograph letter signed ("Th. Jefferson"), as United States President, to Robert Patterson. Washington DC, 2 July 1805. 1 page, 4to, evenly toned, small tear from seal. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY] -- [ALCOTT, Elizabeth Sewall]. Ninth plate ruby ambrotype attributed to Elizabeth Sewall Alcott. N.p., [ca 1856-1857]. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [WESTERN AMERICANA]. RUSSELL, Andrew Joseph, photographer. <i>Salt Lake City, From the Top of the Tabernacle.</i> [1869]
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Livres et Manuscrits :<br>de Cervantès à Houellebecq<br>18 – 25 June</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> Jouve, Paul -- François-Louis Schmied -- Rudyard Kipling. <i>Le Livre de la Jungle,</i> 1919.<br>€ 80,000 to € 120,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> Cervantès Saavedra, Miguel de. <i>El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha.</i> Bruxelles, 1607.<br>€ 30,000 to € 50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> Buren, Daniel - Aimé Césaire. Cahier d'un retour au pays natal. Solstice, 2004. 1/140 ex. Avec 1/20 suites d'œuvres originales.<br>€ 4,000 to € 6,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> [Musique] - Gioacchino Traversa. Six sonates à violon seul. [Vers 1770].<br>€ 3,000 to € 5,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> C.F. Payne, <i>Micawber, Imitating Norman Rockwell’s “Triple self-portrait,”</i> mixed media, 2002. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Brian Froud, media illustration published in <i>The Land of Froud,</i> 1977. Estimate $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Haddon Sundblom, <i>All a Girl Needs,</i> oil on canvas, published in <i>The Ladies’ Home Journal,</i> 1942. $8,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Adrianne Lobel, <i>My One and Only,</i> 26 scenic concept collages for the Broadway musical, 1983. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Charles Schulz, original four-panel pen and ink <i>Peanuts</i> comic strip, 1971. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b>Jack Davis, mixed media cartoon for <i>Playboy,</i> 1959. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Charles Addams, mixed media cartoon for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1937. $6,000 to $9,000.
  • <center><b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé<br>Sales Exhibition Catalogue 47<br>Part III<br>Antiquarian Temptations:<br>Rare Books, Atlases & Maps,<br>Photos & Manuscripts</b>
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> PIETER MORTIER. “Le Neptune Francois ou Atlas Nouveau des Cartes Marines. Levées et Gravées par ordre Exprés du Roy…” Paris, 1693.
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> MARC CHAGALL illus. SHAKESPEARE. “The Tempest.” Large folio. Monte-Carlo, 1975. Signed by the artist.
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> JOHN SPEED and followers. “A New and Accurate Map of the World.” Hand-colored engraving. London (1626 – 1627 – circa 1650) – 1676.
    <center><b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé<br>Sales Exhibition Catalogue 47<br>Part III<br>Antiquarian Temptations:<br>Rare Books, Atlases & Maps,<br>Photos & Manuscripts</b>
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> MATTHÄUS SEUTTER. “The Colossus Series.” Set of 4 prints, contemporary hand-colored engravings, each c. 57x49cm. Augsburg c. 1730
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> (CHARLES LE BRUN). “La Grande Galerie De Versailles, et Les Deux Salons qui L’Accompagnent, peints Par Charles Le Brun premier Peintre de Louis XIV…” Paris, 1752.
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> G. BRAUN – F. HOGENBERG. “Danorum Marca.” Contemporary hand-colored engraving, 33x48cm. Cologne, 1588.
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