• <center><b>Gonnelli Auction House<br>Books and Graphics<br>26th-29th of October 2021</b>
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th- 29th:</b><br>Books from XV to XX Century
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Manuscripts and autographs
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Artist books
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Cars & more
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Magazines
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th- 29th:</b><br>Books from XV to XX Century
  • <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> STEVE JOBS REVEALS HIS SPIRITUAL SIDE. Autograph Letter to Tim Brown, 1974. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> DIDEROT, DENIS. 1713-1784; & JEAN LE ROND D'ALEMBERT. 1717-1783, EDITORS. <i>Encyclopedie, ou dictionnaire raisonne des sciences, des arts et des metiers.</i> $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> Albert Einstein: Philosopher-Scientist. Evanston, Illinois: Library of Living Philosophers, 1949. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> APPLE MACINTOSH PROTOTYPE, 1982. Earliest known to appear at auction. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> TRINITY PROJECT: STAFFORD L. WARREN. $50,000 to $70,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> JIMMY HARE PHOTOGRAPH OF WRIGHT FLYER SIGNED BY BOTH WRIGHT BROTHERS, 1908. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> HAGELIN CX-52 CIPHER MACHINE, Type D, Switzerland, Crypto AG, 1950s, no 33454. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> FEYNMAN WORKING ON QUARK THEORY. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> STEVE JOBS SETS THE STAGE FOR DESKTOP PUBLISHING. Signed document, 1982. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> MEMORYMOOG PLUS, THE CLASSIC ANALOG POLYSYNTH OF THE 1980S. $7,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> WRIGHT BROTHERS: DAYTON 1909, <i>The Nation State and City Welcome the World's Greatest Aviators.</i> $12,000 to $18,000.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>The Ricky Jay Collection<br>October 27 & 28, 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> "Remarkable Persons". A remarkable collection of remarkable characters. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> Scot, Reginald. A serious debunking witchcraft and demonology. $50,000 to $70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> (Buchinger, Matthias). Buchinger's own family tree. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> Bibrowski, Stephan. Most likely reading A Midsummer Night's Dream. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> Kellar, Harry (Heinrich Keller). Kellar loses his head. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <b><center>Hindman:<br>Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>November 9-10, 2021
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> HOOKE, Robert (1635-1702). <i>Micrographia: Or Some Psychological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses.</i> London: for James Allestry, 1667. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [THE FEDERALIST PAPERS]. -- [HAMILTON, Alexander, James MADISON and John JAY. <i>The Federalist: A Collection of Essays, Written in Favour of the New Constitution…</i> $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> FUCHS, Leonhart (1501-1566). <i>Histoire des Plantes de M. Leonhart Fuschsius, avec les noms Grecs, Latins & Fraçoys.</i> Paris: Arnold Byrkman, 1549. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Hindman:<br>Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>November 9-10, 2021
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> AUDEBERT, Jean Baptiste (1759-1800). <i>Histoire naturelle des singes et des makis.</i> Paris: Desray, An XIII [1799-1800]. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [UNITED STATES CONTINENTAL CONGRESS]. <i>Journals of the Congress...</i>Volume I (Sept. 5, 1774-Jan. 1, 1776) through Volume XIII (November 1787-November 1788). $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [UNITED STATES CONTINENTAL CONGRESS]. <i>The Journals of the Proceedings of Congress. Held at Philadelphia, from January to May, 1776.</i> $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b><center>Hindman:<br>Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>November 9-10, 2021
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [TEXAS]. <i>Map of Bexar County, Texas.</i> San Antonio and Austin: Samuel Maverick & John H. Traynham, 1889. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> GARDNER, Alexander (1821-1882). Imperial albumen Photograph. <i>Scenes in the Indian Country</i> [Fort Laramie]. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> WILLIAMS, H. Noel. <i>Madame Recamier and her Friends.</i> London and New York: Harper & Brothers, 1906. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b><center>Hindman:<br>Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>November 9-10, 2021
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [MOSER, Barry, illustrator]. <i>The Holy Bible. Containing All the Books of the Old and New Testaments.</i> North Hatfield, MA and New York City: Pennyroyal Caxton Press, 1999. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [PRINTS]. MOSER, Barry. Alice in Her Sister’s Reverie. [1982]. 433 x 552 mm. Signed and captioned by Moser in pencil, designated artist’s proof (“ap”). $1,000 to $1,500.
    16 <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [MOSER, Barry, illustrator]. A group of 4 wood-engraved plates for the Pennyroyal Press edition <i>The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.</i> [West Hatfield, MA: Pennyroyal Press, 1985]. $600 to $800.
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Artcurial: Maurice Houdayer Library - Part 2

Auction Reports

Auction Name Maurice Houdayer Library - Part 2 Total Sales (EUR) 1,320,600.00
Auction Date 09/21/2021 - 09/21/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 694,580.00
Sale Number #4156 High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 925,590.00
Total Lots 416
Sold Lots 414 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 696,980.00
% of Lots Sold 99.52% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 929,090.00
Unsold Lots 2 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 142.14%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
374 [STAËL].- CHAR (René)

Poèmes.

1952 EUR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 EUR 42,500.00
294 [MATISSE].- MALLARMÉ (Stéphane)

Poésies.

1932 EUR 12,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 36,250.00
325 [PICASSO].- ROJAS (Fernando de)

La Célestine.

1971 EUR 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 33,750.00
238 [LA FRESNAYE].- RIMBAUD (Arthur)

Les Illuminations.

1949 EUR 2,000.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 31,250.00
29 [BARBIER].- LOUŸS (Pierre)

Les Chansons de Bilitis.

1929 EUR 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 30,000.00
367 [SCHMIED].- WILDE (Oscar)

Two Tales.

1926 EUR 15,000.00 - 18,000.00 EUR 30,000.00
397 [VAN DONGEN].- LECLÈRE (Paul)

Venise, seuil des eaux.

1925 EUR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 25,000.00
117 [DERAIN].- RABELAIS (François)

Pantagruel...

1943 EUR 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 18,750.00
116 [DERAIN].- APOLLINAIRE (Guillaume)

L'Enchanteur pourrissant.

1909 EUR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 EUR 17,500.00
363 [SCHMIED].- MARDRUS (Jean-Charles, docteur)

Le Paradis musulman.

1930 EUR 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 EUR 16,250.00
366 [SCHMIED].- NOAILLES (Anna, comtesse de)

Les Climats.

1924 EUR 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 16,250.00
256 [LAURENS].- LUCIEN DE SAMOSATE

Loukios ou l'âne.

1947 EUR 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 15,625.00
365 [SCHMIED].- MORAND (Paul)

Paysages méditerranéens.

juin 1933. EUR 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 15,625.00
224 [JOUVE].- KIPLING (Rudyard)

La Chasse de Kaa.

1930 EUR 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 15,000.00
228 [KANDINSKY].- CHAR (René)

Le Marteau sans maître.

1934 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 15,000.00
324 [PICASSO].- REVERDY (Pierre)

Sable mouvant.

1966 EUR 7,000.00 - 9,000.00 EUR 15,000.00
54 [BRAQUE].- CHAR (René)

Lettera amorosa.

1963 EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 13,750.00
296 [MATISSE].- MONTHERLANT (Henry de)

Pasiphaé. Chant de Minos (Les Crétois).

1944 EUR 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 12,500.00
295 [MATISSE].- MONTHERLANT (Henri de)

Pasiphaé. Chant de Minos (Les Crétois).

1944 EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 11,250.00
386 TOULET (Paul-Jean)

Les Contrerimes.

1921 EUR 1,800.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 11,250.00
148 ÉLUARD (Paul)

La Rose publique.

1934 EUR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 10,625.00
185 GIDE (André)

L’Immoraliste.

1902 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 10,625.00
250 [LANSKOY].- LECUIRE (Pierre)

Cortège.

1959 EUR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 10,000.00
305 [MIRÓ].- PRÉVERT (Jacques)

Adonides.

1975 EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 10,000.00
236 [KUPKA].- ARISTOPHANE

Lysistratè.

1911 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 9,375.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Pancho Villa, passport for a news correspondent covering the Mexican revolution, signed, 1914. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Nirvana’s <i>Nevermind,</i> CD insert signed & inscribed days after release by Cobain, inscribed by Novoselic, 1991. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Robert Indiana, <i>The Book of Love,</i> complete portfolio, artist’s proof set, 1997. $100,000 to $125,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Marcel Vertés, Colette, <i>Chéri,</i> two volumes, deluxe edition, signed by the artist, Paris, 1929. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Virginia Woolf, <i>Orlando,</i> first trade edition, first impression, London, 1928. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Mark Twain, receipt for payment of the Mark Twain Public Library Tax, 1908. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Gustav Klimt, <i>Das Werk von Gustav Klimt,</i> portfolio, collotype plates, 1918. $15,000 to $20,000.
  • <center><b>The 19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop<br></b>Catalogue 190:<br>Magnificent Books & Photographs<br><b>Free on request</b>
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> William Shakespeare. <i>The Second Folio</i> (1632).
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> Abraham Lincoln. Autograph note on Black troops in the Union Army (1865).
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> Neil Armstrong. The largest known U.S. flag flown to the Moon on Apollo 11 (1969).
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> William Henry Fox Talbot. <i>The Pencil of Nature</i> (1844-1846) the first photo illustrated book.
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> Albert Einstein. Letter on relativity and the speed of light (1951).
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