• <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).
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>A third selection of 16th and 17th<br>Century English Books from<br>the Fox Pointe Manor Library<br>Thursday 21st October 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Hawking & Hunting.- Turberville (George). <i>The Booke of Falconrie or Hawking,</i> second edition, Printed by Thomas Purfoot, 1611. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> George Steevens' copy.- Coryate (Thomas). <i>Coryats Crudities Hastily gobbled up in five Moneths travells in France, Savoy, Italy, Rhetia...,</i> first edition, complete copy, Printed by W. S[tansby], 1611. £4,000 to £6,00
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Butler (Charles). <i>The Feminine Monarchie: or The Historie of Bees,</i> second edition, Printed by John Haviland for Roger Jackson, 1623. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>A third selection of 16th and 17th<br>Century English Books from<br>the Fox Pointe Manor Library<br>Thursday 21st October 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Brathwait (Richard). <i>The English Gentlewoman, drawne out to the full Body: expressing, What Habilliments doe best attire her…,</i> Printed by B. Alsop and T. Fawcet, for Michaell Sparke, 1631. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Glapthorne (Henry). <i>The Ladies Priviledge,</i> first edition, Imprinted...by J. Okes, for Francis Constable, 1640. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Witchcraft.- F. (H.) <i>A true and exact Relation Of the severall Informations, Examinations, and Confessions of the late Witches, arraigned and executed in the County of Essex,</i> first edition, 1645. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>A third selection of 16th and 17th<br>Century English Books from<br>the Fox Pointe Manor Library<br>Thursday 21st October 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Hobbes (Thomas). <i>De Corpore Politico. Or the Elements of Law, Moral & Politick,</i> first edition, 1650. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Early steam engine.- Worcester (Edward Somerset, 2nd Marquis). <i>A Century of the Names and Scantlings of such Inventions…,</i> first edition, 1663. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Cookery.- M[ontagu] (W[alter]). <i>The Queens Closet Opened. Incomparable secrets in physick, chirurgery, preserving and candying, &c,</i> 3 parts in 1 vol., 1674. £1,500 to £2,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>A third selection of 16th and 17th<br>Century English Books from<br>the Fox Pointe Manor Library<br>Thursday 21st October 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Speed (John). <i>An Epitome of Mr. John Speed's Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain,</i> 2 parts in 1, 90 engraved maps, Printed for Tho. Basset, and Ric. Chiswel, 1676. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Le Boe (Franciscus). <i>Of Childrens Diseases... also a Treatise of the Rickets,</i> first edition, Printed for George Downs, 1682. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Economics.- Locke (John). <i>Several Papers Relating to Money, Interest and Trade,</i> first collected edition, Printed for A. and J. Churchill, 1696. £2,000 to £3,000.
  • <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
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Aguttes: Online: AUTOGRAPHIC LETTERS & MANUSCRIPTS (FINE ARTS, HISTORY, LITERATURE AND MISCELLANEOUS)

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Auction Name Online: AUTOGRAPHIC LETTERS & MANUSCRIPTS (FINE ARTS, HISTORY, LITERATURE AND MISCELLANEOUS) Total Sales (EUR) 103,610.00
Auction Date 09/16/2021 - 09/16/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 67,960.00
Sale Number #634 High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 86,990.00
Total Lots 217
Sold Lots 112 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 121,705.00
% of Lots Sold 51.61% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 153,130.00
Unsold Lots 105 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 67.66%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
117 CATHERINE I DE RUSSIE.

CATHERINE I DE RUSSIE.- Lettre manuscrite en russe portant décret signé d'une croix. 18 septembre 1726

1726 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 4,160.00
60 HISTOIRE.

HISTOIRE.- - CHARLES IX, Roi de France. L.S., Charles, 24 janvier 1566, aux gens de la Cour de Parlement de Bordeaux

1566 EUR 1,200.00 - 1,300.00 EUR 3,380.00
136 GORKI Maxime.

GORKI Maxime.- L.A.S., signée en russe à l'écrivain Anna KOLPINSKAJA, s.d.n.l.

s.d. EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 3,380.00
142 HEMINGWAY Ernest.

HEMINGWAY Ernest.- L.A.S., « Ernest », Finca Vigia, San Francisco de Paula, Cuba 30 octobre 1952, à Bill LENGEL

1952 EUR 2,000.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 3,380.00
92 HERGE.

HERGE.- Lettre dactylographiée signée "Hergé", Bruxelles, 7 mai 1968, à Pierre Fresnaut-Deruelle,

1968 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 3,120.00
103 MONET Claude.

MONET Claude. - L.A.S., "Claude Monet", Giverny, 24 janvier 1890

1890 EUR 1,500.00 - 1,800.00 EUR 2,860.00
66 HISTOIRE.

HISTOIRE. - - TROTSKY Léon. Document militaire signé, 30 septembre 1919

1919 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 2,600.00
110 STEINBECK John.

STEINBECK John.- L.A.S., « John », [Salerno] « Good Friday » [Vendredi Saint 20 avril 1962], à Robert WALLSTON à New York

1962 EUR 1,200.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 2,600.00
129 WAGNER Richard.

WAGNER Richard.- L.A.S., « RW » le 5 juillet [1870 ?], à un ami [Karl von Perfall ? ou Franz Wüllner ?]

EUR 500.00 - 600.00 EUR 2,600.00
69 LITTERATURE.

LITTERATURE. - - HUGO Victor. L.A.S., adressée à Frederica BERNCASTEL. 24 jiun 1858

1858 EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 2,340.00
34 MANN Thomas.

MANN Thomas.- L.A.S., "Thomas Mann", à Willy Haas, papier à entête avec adresse (Kilchberg Am Zurichsee Alte Landstrasse 39), 15 février 1955

1955 EUR 1,200.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 2,210.00
54 CHARDONNE Jacques.

CHARDONNE Jacques.- Correspondance à Roger NIMIER. Ensemble de 19 L.A., la plupart signées.

EUR 300.00 - 400.00 EUR 2,080.00
128 DIVERS.

DIVERS.- - ZOLA Emile. L.A.S., à "Mon cher Dreyfus". Paris 22 octobre 1872

1872 EUR 800.00 - 900.00 EUR 1,950.00
41 LITTERATURE.

LITTERATURE. - - PROUDHON, Pierre Joseph.

L.A.S., au politique TROUESSART, Paris, 31 août 1853

1853 EUR 900.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 1,820.00
59 ZOLA Emile.

ZOLA Emile.- 3 L.A.S., adressées à l'écrivain Jacques Normand, 1893-1894

1893-1894 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 1,820.00
94 VERNE Jules.

VERNE Jules.- L.A.S., Amiens, 13 août 1902, à sa soeur Anna

1902 EUR 1,200.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 1,820.00
137 VERLAINE Paul.

VERLAINE Paul.- Henri III, poème autographe Circa 1865

1865 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 1,820.00
109 MIRABEAU Honoré-Gabriel de Riquetti, comte de.

MIRABEAU Honoré-Gabriel de Riquetti, comte de. - Manuscrit autographe (fragment), [Le lecteur y mettra le titre, Amsterdam 1777]

1777 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 1,690.00
42 MONET Claude.

MONET Claude. - L.A.S., Giverny 10 mars 1891, à Gustave GEFFROY

1891 EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 1,300.00
144 RENOIR Auguste.

RENOIR Auguste. - L.A.S., à "Chère Madame". 12 novembre 1909

1909 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 1,300.00
165 DICKENS Charles.

DICKENS Charles.- L.A.S., [à Robert Dell.]. Mars 1857

1857 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 1,300.00
214 ALEXANDRE VII.

ALEXANDRE VII.- Une bulle d'Alexandre VII, (1658)

EUR 300.00 - 350.00 EUR 1,300.00
98 MONET Claude.

MONET Claude.- L.A.S., adressée à Gustave GEFFROY. 22 mars 1889

1889 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 1,235.00
99 PISSARRO Camille.

PISSARRO Camille. - L.A.S., adressée à Maximilien LUCE, 9 février 1891

1891 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 1,170.00
96 RAVEL Maurice.

RAVEL Maurice.- L.A.S., adressée à Marie Gaudin. 3 janvier 1933

1933 EUR 600.00 - 700.00 EUR 1,105.00
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>The Luzzatto High Holiday Mahzor:<br>A Magnificent Illuminated Ashkenazic Prayer Book<br>19 October 2021</b>
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>The Luzzatto High Holiday Mahzor:<br>A Magnificent Illuminated Ashkenazic Prayer Book<br>19 October 2021</b>
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>The Luzzatto High Holiday Mahzor:<br>A Magnificent Illuminated Ashkenazic Prayer Book<br>19 October 2021</b>
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>The Luzzatto High Holiday Mahzor:<br>A Magnificent Illuminated Ashkenazic Prayer Book<br>19 October 2021</b>
  • <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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