• <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg: Rare Books Auction on November 20th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br><i>Biblia latina</i>, Nuremberg 1475. <br>Est: €18,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>Latin and French Book of Hours, Paris around 1490. Est: €60,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>P. J. Redouté, <i>Les Roses</i>, Paris 1828-29. Est: €12,000
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg: Rare Books Auction on November 20th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>G. W. Knorr, <i>Deliciae Naturae Selectae</i>, Doordrecht 1771. Est: €10,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>J. J. Spalowsky, <i>Beytrag zur Naturgeschichte der Vögel</i>, Vienna 1790-92. Est: €20,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>H. A. Châtelain, <i>Atlas historique</i>, Amsterdam 1718-20. Est: €20,000
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg: Rare Books Auction on November 20th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>K. Rasmussen, Thule-expedition, around 1925-33. Est: €28,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>E. Cerillo, <i>Dipinti murali di Pompei</i>, Napels 1886. Est: €3,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>W. Shakespeare, <i>The plays</i>, London 1807. Est: €1,500
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg: Rare Books Auction on November 20th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>G. Klimt, <i>Das Werk</i>, Vienna 1914. Est: €15,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br><i>International Exhibition of Modern Art</i>, New York 1926. Est: €3,500
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br><i>Arp – Delaunay – Magnelli – Taeuber-Arp</i>, Paris 1950. Est: €1,500
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>John Norman, <i>The American Pilot</i>, complete copy with 11 folding charts, Boston, 1810. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>John Smith, <i>New England</i>, London, 1616. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Plancius Petrus, <i>Orbis Terrarum Typus de Integro Multis in Locis Emendatus</i>, Amsterdam, 1594. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Martin Waldseemüller, <i>Tabula Terre Nove</i>, woodcut, Strasbourg, 1513. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Forlani & Zaltieri, <i>Il Disegno del Discoperto della Noua Franza</i>, Venice, 1566. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Richard Hakluyt, <i>Novus Orbis</i>, first appearance of "Virginia" on a printed map, Paris, 1587. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Pieter van den Keere, <i>Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica</i>, Amsterdam, 1608. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Abraham Ortelius, <i>Theatrum Orbis Terrarum</i>, Antwerp, 1584. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>George B. Goode & Samuel A. Kilbourne, <i>Game Fishes of the United States</i>, New York, 1879. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>William Faden, <i>The Province of New Jersey</i>, London, 1777. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>James Gillray, <i>The Plumb-Pudding in Danger</i>, hand-colored etching, London, 1805. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Pierre Belon, <i>L'Histoire de la Nature des Oyseaux</i>, with woodcut illustrations, Paris, 1555. $8,000 to $12,000.
  • <b>19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy!</b>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Walt Whitman. Poetical manuscript from <i>Leaves of Grass</i> (1865)
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> (Daniel Boone.) Filson. <i>The Discovery ... of Kentucke</i> (1784)
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Edgar A. Poe. <i>Tales</i> (1845) original cloth
    <b>19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy!</b>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Emerson. Autograph letter signed on his philosophy of poetry (1841)
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Fitzgerald. <i>This Side of Paradise</i> (1920) presentation copy

Chiswick Auctions: Asian Art - Books and Prints, 90517, London

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
09/05/2017 - 09/05/2017
Page Size: 25 items in 1 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1UTAGAWA KUNIYOSHI (1798 – 1861).

Woodblock prints, Oban triptych entitled ‘Akazawayama Ozumo’ (Grand Sumo Tournament on Mt. Akazawa), depicting a historic sumo match between Kawazu Saburo Sukeyasu and Matano Goro Kagehisa,

1858GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 5,334.00
2UTAGAWA SCHOOL. 19th Century.

Woodblock prints, oban triptych entitled ‘Toseikodomozumo hyobanki ‘(Famous child sumo wrestlers in the present day), showing young sumo wrestlers practicing

GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 330.20
3UTAGAWA KUNISADA (1786 – 1865).

Woodblock prints, oban triptych depicting a sumo match, the wrestler Shiranui (right) and Jin’maku (left) in the centre of the ring, flanked by the judge Hidenoyama (far right) and referee Shikimori Yojin (far left),

GBP 500.00 - 600.00GBP 558.80
4UTAGAWA KUNISADA (1786 - 1865).

Woodblock prints, oban triptych depicting a sumo match, the wrestler Arauma is about to throw his opponent Koyanagi, watched by the judges Iseumi and Shikimori Ki’ichiro,

GBP 500.00 - 600.00GBP 825.50
5UTAGAWA KUNISADA (1786 - 1865).

Two oban triptychs, showing sumo wrestlers backstage, each entitled ‘Higashinokata Shitakubeya no zu’ (a picture of a backstage in the East), and ‘Nishinokata Shitakubeya no zu’ (a picture of a backstage in the West),

GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 762.00
6KUNIYOSHI AND TOSHIKATA. 19th Century.

Three woodblock prints, oban triptych depicting a scene from the play ‘‘Chushingura’, the night attack of forty-seven ronin samurai on the house of Moronao

GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 406.40
7UTAGAWA KUNIYOSHI (1798 – 1861).

Woodblock prints, two triptychs and one oban tate-e, showing warriors in battle

GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 330.20
8YOSHITORA AND OTHERS. 19th Century.

Four oban triptychs,

GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 381.00
9KUNISADA AND KUNIHISA. 19th Century.

Two woodblock triptychs, the first by Kunisada, from the series Genji jyunikagetsu no uchi (Twelve months of the house of Genji), Shiwasu (December), showing women in busy preparation for a massive end-of-year clean

GBP 250.00 - 300.00GBP 279.40
10TSUKIMARO, HOKUSAI AND OTHERS. 19th Century.

Woodblock prints,

GBP 500.00 - 600.00Not Sold
11KIYOCHIKA AND KUNISADA. 19th Century.

Oban tate-e triptych by Kobayashi Kiyochika, entitled ‘Kodai moyo Murasaki Shikibu’, depicting the poetess Murasaki Shikibu holding a fan

GBP 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold
12KUNISADA AND OTHERS. 19th Century.

A collection of twenty-four wood block prints

GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 342.90
13HIROSHIGE AND OTHERS. 19th / 20th Century.

A small aizuri-e by Hiroshige, depicting a sparrow on a camellia branch, with a poem,

GBP 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold
14TOSHIKATA AND OTHERS. 19th Century.

Eleven woodblock prints

GBP 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold
15KIKUGAWA EIZAN (1787 - 1867).

Oban tate-e, a bust-portrait of a young woman reading a book, from the series ‘Furyu Mutama gawa’, a parody of the Six Jewel Rivers

GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 203.20
16KUNISADA AND OTHERS. 19th Century.

Seven oban tate-e

GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 254.00
17NATORI SHUNSEN (1886 – 1960) AND OTHERS.

Oban tate-e, a memorial portrait, shini-e, of a kabuki actor Onoe Baiko XI who died in 1934,

GBP 100.00 - 150.00Not Sold
18KAWASE HASUI (1883 – 1957).

Oban tate-e, woodblock print, ‘Zentsuji temple in rain’,

1936GBP 150.00 - 250.00GBP 635.00
19KAWASE HASUI (1883- 1957).

Oban tate-e, woodblock print, entitled ‘Haruno tsuki’, Spring moon at Ninomiya beach

GBP 150.00 - 250.00Not Sold
20HIROSHI YOSHIDA (1876 - 1950).

The first entitled ‘Nigatsudo Temple’, depicting pilgrimage resting on the balcony of the temple in the evening,

GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 825.50
21 Attributed to Utamaro

A SHUNGA BOOK.

GBP 350.00 - 400.00GBP 444.50
22

A LARGE COLLECTION OF WOODBLOCK PRINTED BOOKS. Including the biography of Kobo Daishi in Shikoku island ‘Kobo Daishi ichidaiki, Shikoku meguri’

GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 381.00
253

JADE AMULETS : HISTORICAL NOTES WITH COLOURED ILLUSTRATIONS AND INTERPRETATIONS OF THE MOST CHARACTERISTIC FORMS.

London : 1919GBP 80.00 - 120.00Not Sold
254

A PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM DEPICTING IMAGES OF CHINA. 1910s.

1910s. GBP 100.00 - 200.00GBP 533.40
255

A COLLECTION OF CHINESE ART REFERENCE BOOKS.

GBP 40.00 - 60.00GBP 38.10
  • <b>Bonhams: History of Science and Technology. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 95. Turing. <i>Systems of Logic Based on Ordinals</i>. Offprint. London, 1939. Robin Gandy's Copy. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 98. Zernike, Fritz. The 1953 Nobel Prize for Physics: The Invention of the Phase-Contrast Microscope. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 111. Apple 1 Computer, operational, with exceptional provenance. $400,000 to $600,000
    <b>Bonhams: Voices of the 20th Century. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1074. Bruce, Lenny. An unreleased 16 mm film by "Count" Lewis DePasquale featuring Lenny Bruce. $7,000 to $10,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1254. Hirohito. Manuscript in Japanese, "The Emperor's Monologue," transcribed by Terasaki Hidenari. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1095. Goldman. Emma. Large archive of correspondence, much of it to Warren Starr Van Valkenburgh. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: History of Science and Technology. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 109. Wozniak and Jobs. The First Digital "Blue Box", Berkeley, 1972. $30,000 to $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 46. Newton, Isaac. <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica</i>. 1st issue. London, 1687. $300,000 to $500,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 49. Newton. Autograph Manuscript in English, a portion of a draft of Newton's study on revelation. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams: Voices of the 20th Century. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1027. Fitzgerald, F. Scott. The Great Gatsby. 1st edition, 1st issue. Scribners, 1925. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1042. Hemingway., Ernest. For Whom the Bell Tolls. Presentation copy, one of 15 copies. Scribners, 1940. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1215. A 48-star American Flag, flown from LCT-703, sunk on Omaha Beach, December 1944. $15,000 to $20,000
  • <b>Christie’s Paris, Nov. 28:</b> Seba, Albertus. <i>Locupletissimi rerum naturalium thesauri.</i> Amsterdam: J. Wetsten, 1734[-1769]. €350,000–550,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, Nov. 28:</b> Janssonius, Joannes. <i>Novus Atlas Absolutissimus</i>. Amsterdam: J Jansson, 1658 [after 1664]. €250,000–450,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, Nov. 28:</b> Goya, Francisco de. <i>[La Tauromaquia.] Treinta y tres estampas, que representan diferentes suertes y actitudes del arte de lidiar los Toros</i>. Madrid: [Rafael Esteve, 1816]. €150,000–250,000
    <b>Christie’s Online, Nov. 29 – Dec. 06:</b> Einstein, Albert. <i>On residual rays – and guilt about an old girlfriend</i>. Prague, 26 December 1911. US$10,000–15,000
    <b>Christie’s Online, Nov. 29 – Dec. 06:</b> Einstein, Albert. <i>‘What is logically simple is so difficult mathematically'</i>. Princeton, 16 August 1949. US$20,000–30,000
    <b>Christie’s New York, Dec. 5:</b> Yorktown Campaign manuscript map. ‘No 1 Carte générale de l’Isle de New York et des Environs...No 2. Reconnoissance Geometrique…’ n.p., c. 1781–1782. US$150,000–200,000
    <b>Christie’s New York, Dec. 5:</b> Le Hay, Jacques and Ferriol, Charles de (1637–1722). <i>Recueil de cent estampes représentant differentes nations du Levant</i>. Paris: Le Hay and Duchange, 1714. US$30,000–40,000
    <b>Christie’s New York, Dec. 7:</b> Cresswell, Samuel Gurney. <i>A Series of Eight Sketches … of the Voyage of the H.M.S. Investigator during the Discovery of the North-west Passage</i>. London: 1854. US$30,000–40,000.
    <b>Christie’s New York, Dec. 7:</b> Veer, Gerrit de. <i>Diarium nauticum seu vera descriptio trium navigationum admirandarum</i>. Amsterdam: Cornelius [Claesz], 1598. US$25,000–35,000
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  • <b>ALDE - Modern Illustrated Books - Original Drawings. 22 November 2017</b>
    <b>ALDE, Nov. 22:</b> DEGAS (Edgar). Danseuses au repos. Charcoal drawing. 30,000€ to 40,000€
    <b>ALDE, Nov. 22:</b> ERNST (Max). Une Semaine de bonté ou Les Sept éléments capitaux. Deuxième cahier. L'Eau. 1934. With an original collage signed by Max Ernst. 15,000€ to 20,000€
    <b>ALDE, Nov. 22:</b> BALZAC (Honoré de). Le Chef-d’œuvre inconnu. 1931. Illustrated edition by Pablo Picasso of 12 original etchings. 20,000€ to 30,000€
    <b>ALDE, Nov. 22:</b> GIACOMETTI (Alberto). Paris sans fin. 1969. Last illustrated book of Giacometti. 15,000€ to 20,000€
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