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Auction Report
Auction Date
04/11/2018 - 04/11/2018
Page Size: 154 items in 7 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Luther (Martin)

Der prophet Habacuc, Wittenberg, Michael Lotter, 1526.

Wittenberg 1526GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 450.00
2Mizauld (Antoine)

Paradoxa rerum coeli, ad epiponum Philauranum, & socios, 8vo, Paris, F. Morel, …

Paris 1577GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 250.00
3[Boucher (Jean)], "François de Verone".

Apologie pour Iehan Chastel Parisien, execute a mort..., …

[?Paris]1595GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 275.00
4Tasso (Torquato)

Le Sette Giornate del Mondo Creato, first complete edition, Viterbo, Girolamo …

1691GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 200.00
5Gilles (Pierre)

De Bosporo Thracio Lib. III, Leiden, [Bonaventure & Abraham] Elzevier, 1632 & 2 …

Leiden 1632GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 212.50
6Le Metel (Antoine, Sieur d'Ouville)

Les Contes aus Heures Perdües, first edition, Paris, …

1643GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 300.00
7Horn (Georg)

De originibus Americanis libri quatuor, first edition, The Hague, …

The Hague 1652GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 212.50
8Sorbiere (Samuel)

Relation d'un Voyage en Angleterre..., Cologne, Pierre Michel, 1666 & another (2)

Cologne 1666GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 106.25
9Swinnas (Willem)

Engelse, Nederlandse en Munsterse Krakkeelen, 3 parts in 1, …

Rotterdam1668GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 150.00
10Dellon (Charles)

Relation de l'Inquisition de Goa, second edition, Paris, Daniel …

Paris 1688GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 200.00
11Rosa (Salvator)

Satire...dedicate a Settano, pirated edition, Amsterdam, Severo Prothomastix, 1690 …

Amsterdam 1690GBP 80.00 - 120.00GBP 137.50
12G[auger (Nicolas)]

La Mecanique du Feu...contenant le Traité de Nouvelles …

Paris 1713GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 300.00
13Richardot (Camille)

Nouveau Système des Eaux Chaudes de Plombiere en Lorraine, only …

Nancy 1722GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 225.00
14Thomas (Artus, Sieur d'Embry)

Description de l'Isle des Hermaphrodites, nouvellement …

Cologne 1724GBP 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
15Pomey (François)

Pantheum mythicum, seu fabulosa deorum historia..., Amsterdam, A.Schonenburg, …

Amsterdam 1730GBP 250.00 - 350.00GBP 375.00
16D[augis (Antoine-Louis)]

Traité sur la Magie, le Sortilege, les Possessions, Obsessions et …

1732GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 250.00
17Rousseau (Jean Jacques)

Discours qui remporté a l'Academie de Dijon, en l'année 1750, first …

Amsterdam & Leipzig 1744GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 550.00
18Rousseau (Jean Jacques)

Lettres Écrites de la Montagne, 2 vol. in 1, first edition, original …

Amsterdam 1764GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 106.25
19Voltaire (François Marie Arouet de)

La Défense de Mon Oncle, ?first edition, n.p., no printer, …

[?Netherlands]1767GBP 120.00 - 180.00GBP 31.25
20Mably (G.B., Abbé)

Des principes des Négociations, pour servir d'introduction au Droit Public de …

The Hague1767GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 137.50
21Batteux (Charles, editor)

Les Quatre Poëtiques: d.Aristotle, d'Horace, de Vida, de Despréaux, 2 …

Paris1771GBP 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold
22Thümmel (Moritz August von)

Wilhelmine, ein prosaisch komisches Gedicht, "fourth" edition, …

Leipzig 1777GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 50.00
23French Revolution

Prudhomme (Louis-Marie)

1790GBP 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
24Nicolaï (Friedrich)

Recherches Historiques sur l'Usage des Cheveux Postiches et des …

Paris 1809GBP 80.00 - 120.00GBP 37.50
25Doctrinal (Le)

des Filles a Marier, one of only 30 copies on paper, Paris, Techener, 1850 …

Cologne 1765GBP 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Jacques-Émile Ruhlmann, wallpaper sample book, circa 1919. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Archive from a late office of the Breuer & Smith architectural team, New York, 1960-70s. $3,500 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> William Morris, <i>The Story of the Glittering Plain or the Land of Living Men,</i> illustrated by Walter Crane, Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith, 1894. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Gustave Doré, <i>La Sainte Bible selon la Vulgate,</i> Tours, 1866. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Gustav Klimt & Max Eisler, <i>Eine Nachlese,</i> complete set, Vienna, 1931. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>Eric Allatini & Gerda Wegener, <i>Sur Talons Rouges,</i> with original watercolor by Wegener, Paris, 1929. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>C.P. Cavafy, <i>Fourteen Poems,</i> illustrated & signed by David Hockney, London, 1966. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Jean Midolle, <i>Spécimen des Écritures Modernes...</i>, Strasbourg, 1834-35. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>E.A. Seguy, <i>Floréal: Dessins & Coloris Nouveaux,</i> Paris, 1925. $3,000 to $4,000.
  • <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN. Autograph Manuscript sketch-leaf part of the score of the Scottish Songs, "Sunset" Op. 108 no 2. [Vienna, February 1818]. Inscribed by Alexander Wheelock Thayer. SOLD for $131,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> Violin belonging to Albert Einstein, presented to him by Oscar H. Steger, 1933. SOLD for $516,500
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Autograph Letter Signed ("Papa") to his son Hans Albert, discussing his involvement with the atomic bomb, September 2, 1945. SOLD for $106,250
    <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> HAMILTON, ALEXANDER. Autograph Letter Signed, to Baron von Steuben, with extensive notes of Von Steuben's aide Benjamin Walker, June 12, 1780. SOLD for $16,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> NEWTON, ISAAC. Autograph Manuscript in Latin, being detailed instructions on making the philosopher's stone. 8 pp. 1790s. SOLD for $275,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> 1869 Inauguration Bible of President Ulysses S. Grant. SOLD for $118,750
  • <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> E.H. SHEPARD, Original drawing for A.A. Milne’s The House at Pooh Corner.<br>$40,000-60,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> BERNARD RATZER, Plan of the City of New York in North America, surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767. $80,000-100,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> THOMAS JEFFERSON, Autograph letter signed comparing Logan, Tecumseh, and Little Turtle to the Spartans. Monticello: 15 February 1821. $14,000-18,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN C. FREMONT, Narrative of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, in the Year 1842.. Abridged edition, the only one containing the folding map From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $3,000-5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ZANE GREY, Album containing 94 large format photographs of Grey and party at Catalina Island, Arizona, and fishing in the Pacific. From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $5,000-$8,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> WILLIAM COMBE, A History of Madeira ... illustrative of the Costumes, Manners, and Occupations of the Inhabitants. produced by Ackermann in 1821; From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ERIC TAVERNER, Salmon Fishing... One of 275 copies signed by Taverner, published in 1931,From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN WHITEHEAD, Exploration of Mount Kina Balu, North Borneo. Whitehead reached the high point of Kinabalu in 1888. Part of a major group of travel books from the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN LONG, Voyages and Travels of an Indian Interpreter and Trader, describing the Manners and Customs of the North American Indians... The first edition of 1791. $3,000-$5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> SAMUEL BECKETT, Stirrings Still. This, Beckett’s last work of fiction with original lithographs by Le Brocquy, limited to 200 copies signed by the author and the artist. From the Estate of Howard Kaminsky.. $1,500-$2,500
  • <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Charles Darwin on sexuality and the transmission of hereditary characteristics: Autograph Letter Signed to Lawson Tait. Down, 17 January [1877].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> MILTON, JOHN. <i>Paradise Lost. A Poem written in ten books.</i> London: 1667. A very rare example with the contemporary binding untouched and with a 1667 title page.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Hamilton secures the ratification of the Constitution: <i>The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, assembled at Poughkeespsie, on the 17th June, 1788.</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> The social contract “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains”: ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. <i>Principes du Droit Politique [Du Contract Social]</i>. Amsterdam: Michel Rey, 1762
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> “The first English textbook on geometrical land-measurement and surveying”: BENESE, RICHARD. <i>This Boke Sheweth the Maner of Measurynge All Maner of Lande…</i>
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