• <b><center>Gonnelli Auction House<br>Old master, modern and contemporary art<br>Maps & Orientalia<br>8th-9th-10th of June 2022
    <b>Gonnelli Auction House:</b> Giuseppe Aloja, Veduta di Napoli dalla parte di Chiaia. Starting price: € 1650
    <b>Gonnelli Auction House:</b> Abraham Ortelius, Mappa dell'Atlantico del Nord. Starting price: € 280
    <b>Gonnelli Auction House:</b> Max Klinger, Für alle. 1884. Starting price: € 360
    <b>Gonnelli Auction House:</b> Katsushita Taito II, Kacho gaden. Starting price: € 320
    <b>Gonnelli Auction House:</b> Blub, Galileo Galilei. Starting price: € 100
  • <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 30</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>Initial A on vellum, Cologne around 1300. Est: €25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>J. Androuet du Cerceau, <i> Bastiments de France,</i> 1607. Est: €12,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>E. Cerillo, <i>Dipinti murali di Pompei,</i> 1886. Est: €2,500
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 30</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>L. de Austria, <i>Compilatio de astrorum scientia,</i> 1489. Est: €9,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>B. Besler, <i>Hortus Eystettensis,</i> around 1750. Est: €50,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br><i>PAN,</i> 1895-1900. Est: €15,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 30</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>F. Colonna, <i>Hypnerotomachia Poliphili,</i> 1545. Est: €40,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>F. Schiller, <i>Die Räuber,</i> 1781. Est: €12,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>J. Albers, <i>Formulation : Articulation,</i> 1972. Est: €18,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 30</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>G. B. Ramusio, <i>Delle navigationi e viaggi,</i> 1556-1613. Est: €14,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>M. Wied Neuwied, <i>Reise in das Innere Nord-America,</i> 1839-41. Est: €12,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>E. Paolozzi, <i>Bunk,</i> 1972. Est: €25,000
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br> The Library of Henry Rogers<br>Broughton, 2nd Baron Fairhaven<br>Part I<br>18 May 2022</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, May 18:</b> John James Audubon and James Bachman. <i>The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America.</i> New York: J.J. Audubon, 1845-1848. £150,000 to £250,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, May 18:</b> Thomas and William Daniell. <i>Oriental Scenery,</i> London, 1795-1807 [but 1841], 6 parts in 3 volumes, folio. £150,000 to £200,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, May 18:</b> Mark Catesby. <i>The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands...</i> London, 1731-1743, 2 volumes. £100,000 to £150,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, May 18:</b> Gould and Lear. <i>A monograph of the Ramphastidae,</i> 1854; <i>Illustrations of the family of Psittacidae,</i> 1832. £60,000 to £90,000.
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International Autograph Auctions Europe SL: Autographs, Letters and Manuscripts - Timed Auction

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Auction Name Autographs, Letters and Manuscripts - Timed Auction Total Sales (EUR) 22,638.00
Auction Date 01/12/2022 - 01/12/2022 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 14,380.00
Sale Number #11222 High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 20,750.00
Total Lots 517
Sold Lots 64 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 212,600.00
% of Lots Sold 12.38% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 300,340.00
Unsold Lots 453 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 7.54%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
258 RENOIR PIERRE-AUGUSTE

RENOIR PIERRE-AUGUSTE: (1841-1919) French Impressionist Artist.

EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 3,185.00
311 HAMMETT DASHIELL

HAMMETT DASHIELL: (1894-1961) American author of hardboiled detective fiction including The Maltese Falcon (1930).

EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 2,082.50
506 GUEVARA CHE

GUEVARA CHE: (1928-1967) Argentine Marxist Revolutionary & Guerrilla leader, a major figure in the Cuban Revolution.

EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 1,715.00
507 CASTRO FIDEL

CASTRO FIDEL: (1926-2016) Cuban Prime Minister 1959-76, later President 1976-2008.

EUR 800.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 1,470.00
508 BOLIVAR SIMON

BOLIVAR SIMON: (1783-1830) Venezuelan-born Military and Political leader.

EUR 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 EUR 1,470.00
230 PIUS X POPE SAINT

PIUS X POPE SAINT: (1835-1914) Pope of the Catholic Church 1903-14.

EUR 350.00 - 450.00 EUR 857.50
343 METCHNIKOFF ÉLIE

METCHNIKOFF ÉLIE: (1845-1916) Also known as Ilya Mechnikov.

EUR 600.00 - 900.00 EUR 735.00
469 LESLIE WALTER

LESLIE WALTER: (1607-1667) Scottish Field Marshal and diplomat, a Count of the Holy Roman Empire who served as Imperial Ambassador to Naples, Rome in 1645 and to Constantinople in 1665-66.

EUR 500.00 - 600.00 EUR 735.00
322 ANNUNZIO GABRIELE D´

ANNUNZIO GABRIELE D´: (1863-1938) Prince of Montenevoso.

EUR 500.00 - 600.00 EUR 673.75
401 BOR-KOMORSKI TADEUSZ

BOR-KOMORSKI TADEUSZ: (1895-1966) Polish General of World War II, appointed commander-in-chief a day before the capitulation of the Warsaw Uprising during World War II.

EUR 400.00 - 600.00 EUR 588.00
468 PEDRO II OF BRAZIL

PEDRO II OF BRAZIL: (1825-1891) Emperor of Brazil 1831-89.

EUR 400.00 - 600.00 EUR 490.00
257 GEROME JEAN-LEON

GEROME JEAN-LEON: (1824-1904) French painter and sculptor.

EUR 120.00 - 180.00 EUR 465.50
444 NAPOLEON IV

NAPOLEON IV: (1856-1879) Prince Imperial, the only child of Emperor Napoleon III and his Empress consort Eugenie de Montijo.

EUR 350.00 - 450.00 EUR 416.50
246 LAFARGE MARIE-FORTUNÉE

LAFARGE MARIE-FORTUNÉE: (1816-1852) Also known as Marie Capelle.

EUR 300.00 - 400.00 EUR 367.50
316 CAPOTE TRUMAN

CAPOTE TRUMAN: (1924-1984) American writer.

EUR 250.00 - 350.00 EUR 367.50
491 MEDVEDEV DMITRY

MEDVEDEV DMITRY: (1965- ) Russian President 2008-12 and Prime Minister 2012-20.

EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 318.50
314 ELIOT T.

ELIOT T.

EUR 200.00 - 300.00 EUR 294.00
477 FAROUK I

FAROUK I: (1920-1965) King of Egypt and the Sudan 1936-52.

EUR 250.00 - 350.00 EUR 294.00
216 BALLET & DANCE

BALLET & DANCE: Selection of signed postcard photographs and slightly larger by various ballet dancers and other choreographers, dance performers etc

EUR 100.00 - 150.00 EUR 269.50
344 HILL A.

HILL A.

EUR 100.00 - 150.00 EUR 269.50
481 FAISAL II

FAISAL II: (1935-1958) King of Iraq 1939-58.

EUR 100.00 - 150.00 EUR 269.50
390 BERTHIER LOUIS-ALEXANDRE

BERTHIER LOUIS-ALEXANDRE: (1753-1815) Marshal of France, Prince of Neuchatel.

EUR 200.00 - 300.00 EUR 245.00
234 VON FAULHABER MICHAEL CARDINAL RITTER

VON FAULHABER MICHAEL CARDINAL RITTER: (1869-1952) German Catholic Prelate who served as Archbishop of Munich (1917-52) during World War II.

EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 232.75
505 BATISTA FULGENCIO

BATISTA FULGENCIO: (1901-1973) President of Cuba 1940-44, 1952-59.

EUR 40.00 - 60.00 EUR 208.25
142 KING B.B.

KING B.B.: (1925-2015) American blues Singer, Guitarist and Songwriter.

EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 183.75
  • <b><center>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Focus on Women<br>June 2, 2022</b>
    <b>Swann June 2:</b> Susan B. Anthony & Ida Husted Harper, <i>The History of Woman Suffrage,</i> first edition set, New York, 1881-1922. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann June 2:</b> Georgia Douglass Johnson, <i>Bronze: a Book of Verse,</i> first edition, Boston, 1922. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann June 2:</b> Elaine Fried de Kooning, small archive of material. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Focus on Women<br>June 2, 2022</b>
    <b>Swann June 2:</b> Helena Bochoráková-Dittrichová, <i>Z Mého Detství Drevoryty,</i> first edition, Prague, 1929. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Swann June 2:</b> Chicago Women’s Graphics Collective, <i>Cry Out,</i> silkscreen poster, Chicago, 1972. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann June 2:</b> Pearl S. Buck, <i>The Good Earth,</i> first edition, New York, 1931. $3,000 to $5,000.
  • <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>26th May 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Birds.- Gould (John). <i>The Birds of Great Britain,</i> 5 vol., first edition, [1862-]1873. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Canadiana.- Cockburn (Maj. Gen. James Pattison, 1779-1847), After. [Six Landscape of Quebec City and Six Views of Niagara Falls], 2 suites in 1 vol., comprising 12 aquatints, 1833. £30,000 to £40,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Joyce (James). <i>Ulysses,</i> number 218 of 150 copies on verge d'arches, Paris, Shakespeare & Company, 1922. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>26th May 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> first paperback edition, signed by the author, 1997. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Du Maurier (Daphne). <i>Rebecca,</i> first edition, signed presentation inscription from the author to her governess, 1938. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Magna Carta.- An exact copy of King John's Great Charter of 1215, transcribed from the fire damaged but legible manuscript in the Cottonian Library, British Library, J. Pine, 1733. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>26th May 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Woolf (Virginia). <i>Mrs Dalloway,</i> first edition, Hogarth Press, 1925. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Tudor exiles opposed to the Marian regime.- Mary I (Queen of England) Letter signed "Marye the Quene" to Lord Paget, signed at head, titled at head "By the King and Quene", 1556. £8,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> America.- Newfoundland.- Whitbourne (Sir Richard). <i>A discourse and discouery of Nevv-found-land…,</i> second edition, By Felix Kingston, 1622. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>26th May 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Cervantès Saavedra (Miguel de). <i>El Ingenioso Hidalgo Do Quixote de la Mancha,</i> 4 vol., Madrid, Por Don Joaquin Ibarra, 1780. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Stubbs (George). <i>The Anatomy of the Horse,</i> first edition, first issue, Printed by J. Purser, for the Author, 1766. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Cardiology.- Lower (Richard). <i>Tractatus de Corde item De Motu & Colore Sanguinus et Chyli in cum Transitu,</i> first edition, 1669. £5,000 to £7,000.
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