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Bonhams: Wrap It Up

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Auction Name Wrap It Up Total Sales (USD) 208,643.00
Auction Date 09/30/2021 - 09/30/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 157,400.00
Sale Number #27064 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 219,400.00
Total Lots 102
Sold Lots 85 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 177,900.00
% of Lots Sold 83.33% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 245,900.00
Unsold Lots 17 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 84.85%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
101 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

The Floating Piers (Wrapped Book) with hardcover volume in slipcase (2 works), edition XX/XX

2017 USD 25,000.00 - 35,000.00 USD 31,562.00
3 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Wrapped Bouquet of Roses, 1993, edition 2/4

1993 USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD 20,312.00
12 Christo

Surface d'Empaquetage (Packing surface) 25 x 18 1/2in (62 x 47cm)

USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 17,812.00
8 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Show Window, edition 29/35

2013 USD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00 USD 16,562.00
2 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Wrapped Telephone, Project, from 12 Years of Galeria Joan Prats, 1976-1988, edition 88/100

1988 USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 11,475.00
100 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Ponte Sant'Angelo, Wrapped, Project for Rome, 2011, edition XXV/XC

2011 USD 8,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 10,200.00
10 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Surrounded Islands, Biscayne Bay, Greater Miami, Florida, edition 53/100 (4 works)

1993 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 8,287.00
11 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Wrapped Walk Ways, Project for St. Stephen's Green Park, Dublin, edition 62/100

1983 USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 USD 8,287.00
38 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Wrapped Roman Sculptures, Project for Die Glyptothek, München

1991 USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 7,650.00
102 After Christo & Jeanne-Claude

L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped (Project for Paris)

2019 USD 1,800.00 - 2,200.00 USD 5,737.00
37 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Ericsson Display Monitor Unit 3111, Wrapped Project for Personal Computer, 1985

1985 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 USD 5,355.00
5 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

5,600 Cubicmeter Package, documenta IV, Kassel 1967-68, from Monuments

1968 USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 5,100.00
30 After Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Surrounded Islands, Project for Biscayne Bay, Greater Miami, Florida

1982 USD 800.00 - 1,000.00 USD 4,845.00
36 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Wrapped Telephone, Project for L.M. Ericsson Model, edition XV/XX

1985 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 USD 4,462.00
88 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Spaghetti con le Polpette - Le Zie, New York City (6 works)

2001 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 2,550.00
4 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Wrapped Floors, Project for Haus Lange Museum, Krefeld, edition XXI/XXV

1983 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 2,295.00
81 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Wrapped Reichstag, Berlin, 1971-1995

1995 USD 800.00 - 1,000.00 USD 2,295.00
31 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Surrounded Islands, Biscayne Bay, Greater Miami, Florida 1980-83

1983 USD 700.00 - 900.00 USD 2,040.00
25 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

The Pont Neuf Wrapped, Paris, 1975-85

1985 USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 1,912.00
97 After Christo & Jeanne-Claude

The Gates Project for Central Park, XXVII, New York City

2003 USD 800.00 - 1,000.00 USD 1,912.00
24 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

The Pont Neuf Wrapped, Paris 1975-1985

1985 USD 800.00 - 1,000.00 USD 1,785.00
28 After Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Two Lower Manhattan Wrapped Buildings, Project for New York City

1979 USD 900.00 - 1,100.00 USD 1,657.00
1 Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Storefront/Project for Landfall Press

1978 USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 USD 1,530.00
27 After Christo & Jeanne-Claude

The Mastaba of Abu Dhabi, Project for the U.A.E.

1979 USD 800.00 - 1,000.00 USD 1,275.00
29 After Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Surrounded Islands, Project for Biscayne Bay, Greater Miami, Florida

1983 USD 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,275.00
  • <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> DANTE ALIGHIERI (1265-1321). <i>Commedia.</i> Venezia: Vindelino da Spira, 1477. Estimate: € 40.000 - 60.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> DALI, Salvador (1908-1989) - William SHAKESPEARE (1564-1616). <i>Romeo e Giulietta.</i> Milan: Rizzoli, 1975. Estimate: € 25.000 - 35.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> MALVASIA, Cornelio; MONTANARI, Geminiano. <i>Ephemerides novissimae motuum coelestium.</i> Modena: Cassiani, 1662. Estimate: € 8.000 - 12.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> JANSSONIUS, Johannes. <i>Atlantis majoris quinta pars, Orbem maritimum [Novus Atlas, volume V: carte marittime].</i> Amsterdam: Janssonius, 1650. Estimate: € 12.000 - 18.000.
  • <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>A Record Breaking Season</b>
    <b>Swann:</b> <i>The Book of Mormon,</b> first edition, Palmyra, NY, 1830. Sold Sept. 30 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> Vincent Van Gogh, <i>Homme à la Pipe: Portrait du Docteur Gachet, Evening,</i> etching, 1890. Sold Nov. 2 — $161,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edward Ruscha, <i>Stains,</i> title page, one of 70, signed, 1969. Sold Nov. 9 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> John James Audubon, <i>Carolina Parrot, Plate 26,</i> hand colored aquatint, 1828. Sold Dec.9 — $137,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edmund Dulac, <i>The Snow Queen,</i> watercolor, gouache, pen & ink, 1910. Sold Dec. 16 — $125,000.
  • <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>26 January 2022<br>Printed Books & Maps,<br>The Sinclair Hood Library of Archaeology,<br>The Charles Tomlinson Poetry Library</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Biggs (Thomas, Hope, Theodore C & Fergusson, James). <i>Architecture at Ahmedabad, The Capital of Goozerat,</i> 1st edition, London: John Murray, 1866. £3,000 to £5,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Daniell (Thomas and William). <i>Oriental Scenery. One Hundred and Fifty Views of the Architecture, Antiquities and Landscape Scenery of Hindoostan,</i> 6 parts, 1812-16. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Hamilton (Sir William & Pierre Francois Hugues d'Hancarville). Collection of Etruscan, Greek and Roman Antiquities from the Cabinet of the Hon.ble Wm Hamilton, volumes I & II only (of 4), Naples, 1766-67. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>26 January 2022<br>Printed Books & Maps,<br>The Sinclair Hood Library of Archaeology,<br>The Charles Tomlinson Poetry Library</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Moore (Lieutenant Joseph & Captain Frederick Marryat). Eighteen Views taken at & near Rangoon, [1825]. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Williamson (Captain Thomas & Howitt, Samuel). <i>Oriental Field Sports; Being a Complete, Detailed and Accurate Description of the Wild Sports of the East;</i> 1st edition, London, 1807. £5,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Knoop (Johann Hermann). <i>Pomologia, dat is Beschryvingen en Afbeeldingen van de beste zoorten van Appels en Peeren, Fructologia …,</i> 3 volumes in 1, Leeuwarden: A Ferwerda and G. Tresling, [1758]. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>26 January 2022<br>Printed Books & Maps,<br>The Sinclair Hood Library of Archaeology,<br>The Charles Tomlinson Poetry Library</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> North America. Wyld (James), Map of the Colony of British Columbia and the British & American Territory West of the Rocky Mountains, Including Vancouvers Island and the Gold Fields, 1858. £1,500 to £2,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Pocket Globe. A Correct Globe with the New Discoveries, circa 1785. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Wales. Morden (Robert), Twelve 'playing card maps' of Wales, circa 1676. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>26 January 2022<br>Printed Books & Maps,<br>The Sinclair Hood Library of Archaeology,<br>The Charles Tomlinson Poetry Library</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Society of Dilettanti. <i>Antiquities of Ionia,</i> 5 volumes: 1821, 1797, 1840, 1881 & 1915. £3,000 to £5,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Churchill (Winston Spencer). <i>The People's Rights,</i> 1st edition, 1st issue, London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1910]. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Paz (Octavio). <i>Blanco,</i> 1st edition, limited numbered edition, Mexico: Joaquín Mortiz, 1967. £500 to £800.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br> Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including Americana<br>Online<br>Now through January 25, 2022</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Audubon, John James. The "Wild Turkey" manuscript — capturing one of the nation's most iconic symbols of unity. $250,000 to $350,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> (Flag) — Commemorative Thirteen-Star Flag. Pre-Civil War, Thirteen-Star Flag of the United States, from the collection of Charles Kuralt. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Fitzgerald, F. Scott. <i>Tender is the Night</i>. First edition, presentation copy, and a former mystery. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Audubon, John James. The "Wild Turkey" manuscript — capturing one of the nation's most iconic symbols of unity. $250,000 to $350,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Salinger, J.D. <i>The Catcher in the Rye.</i> A strikingly fresh first edition of Salinger's essential novel. $20,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Whitman, Walt. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> “America's second Declaration of Independence” — signed by Whitman. $150,000 to $200,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> [Dylan, Bob]. Some of the earliest known professional portraits. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Y-Worth [Yarworth], William. <i>Cerevisiarii Comes: Or, the New and True Art of Brewing…</i> A rare and early English work on the art of brewing. $5,000 to $7,000.
  • <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> RUTH BADER GINSBERG’S PERSONAL COPY OF THE 1957-58 HARVARD LAW REVIEW, HEAVILY ANNOTATED BY HER.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> RUTH BADER GINSBURG’S TEXTBOOK FOR HER “CIVIL PROCEDURE” CLASS AT HARVARD, HEAVILY ANNOTATED BY HER.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> RUTH BADER GINSBURG’S TEXTBOOK FOR COLUMBIA LAW SCHOOL CLASS ON JURISPRUDENCE, HEAVILY ANNOTATED BY HER.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> HONORARY DOCTORATE AWARDED TO RUTH BADER GINSBURG BY SMITH COLLEGE, 1994.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> A COPY OF JUSTICE GINSBURG’S ARTICLE, “WOMEN IN THE FEDERAL JUDICIARY,” SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE JUSTICE TO SENATOR NANCY KASSEBAUM.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> A COPY OF SANDRA DAY O’CONNOR’S ARTICLE, “THEY OFTEN ARE HALF-OBSCURE: THE RIGHTS OF THE INDIVIDUAL AND THE LEGACY OF OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES,” PRESENTED TO RUTH BADER GINSBURG.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> A DELUXE EDITION OF ANTONIN SCALIA’S MAKING YOUR CASE: THE ART OF PERSUADING JUDGES, FROM AN EDITION OF 2000, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED TO RUTH BADER GINSBURG.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> A FIRST EDITION OF SONIA SOTOMAYOR’S <i>MY BELOVED WORLD,</i> SIGNED AND INSCRIBED TO RUTH BADER GINSBURG.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> A FIRST EDITION OF AL GORE’S “THE ASSAULT ON REASON,” SIGNED AND INSCRIBED TO RUTH BADER GINSBURG.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> <i>BELOVED</i> BY TONI MORRISON, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO RUTH AND MARTIN GINSBURG.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> A FIRST EDITION OF GLORIA STEINEM’S “MY LIFE ON THE ROAD,” SIGNED AND INSCRIBED TO RUTH BADER GINSBURG.
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