William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals: May Premier Auction - Books, Prints, 51418, Chadds Ford, PA

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
05/15/2018 - 05/15/2018
Page Size: 36 items in 2 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

British Theatre poster for ROSE MARIE,

USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 118.00

Ballet Russe poster,

USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 118.00

Business Block, Asbury Park, New Jersey

USD 80.00 - 160.00USD 94.40

(2) handpainted cels, "Rabbit Stew"

USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 413.00
5234Eijiro Kobayashi; Arai Yoshimumi

(2) Japanese woodblock prints: "Summer Evening on the Sumida River", "Pine Beach by Moonlight"

USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 265.50

(3) pop culture icons artworks, "James Dean"; "Marilyn Monroe" and "Sophia Loren" by David Holtzman

USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 265.50
5252Elyse Ashe Lord (British, 1900-1971),

etching of two figures in a rowboat

USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 265.50
5255 Friz Freling

Handpainted cel "Singing in Da Wain", with Tweety Bird

USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 442.50
5258Itzchak Tarkay (Israeli, 1935-2012),


USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 141.60
5261Joan Castells Marti

portfolio of 10 woodcut prints, entitled "Pueblo Espanol, 10 Grabos"

USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 70.80
5264Jovan Obican (French, 1918-1986)

color lithograph of 5 strolling figures

USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 59.00
5267John Boydell (British, 1719-1804), and J Maurer

"A View of the Parade in St James Park", "A Perspective View of Buckingham House in St James"

USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 106.20
5270 John Boydell (British, 1719-1804), and J Maurer,

"A View of the Parade in St James Park", "A Perspective View of Buckingham House in St James"

USD 60.00 - 120.00USD 35.40
5276AA Bassaud

Etching "Assemblage"

USD 40.00 - 80.00USD 23.60
5279Emery Walker (British, 1851-1933)

color collotypes of native vessels

USD 120.00 - 240.00USD 383.50
5282Gaston Hoffmann (French, 1883-after 1926)

Pr hand-colored lithographs of couples fighting

USD 60.00 - 120.00USD 82.60
5285JC Stadler (18th-19th C British)

(3) hand-colored aquatints of English courtrooms, including "Old Bailey", "Court of Chancery", and "Court of Exchequer"

USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 236.00
5288William Samuel Howitt (British, c 1765-1822)

The Dead Hog/ Mort du Sanglier, after Capt Thomas Williamson

USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 94.40
5291 William Henry Pyne

(5) English hand-colored aquatints of palace interiors, all from the book "The History of the Royal Residences"

USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 141.60
5300After Franz von Bayros (Austrian, 1866-1924)

4 erotic hand colored prints

USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 177.00
5306Charles Motte (French, 1784-1836)

"Traite de Bayonne"

USD 60.00 - 120.00USD 59.00

2 japanese erotic woodblock prints

USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 129.80
5315Felicien Rops (Belgian, 1833-1898),

erotic print, "De Castitate, La Traite de la Chastete"

USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 118.00

Lot of 10 photographic prints of ca 1920 female nude stage dancers

USD 80.00 - 120.00USD 885.00
5327Ryan Bentley (21st C American),

5 linocut graphic cartoon illustrations

USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 106.20
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Luis de Lucena, <i>Arte de Ajedres,</i> first edition of the earliest extant manual on modern chess, Salamanca, circa 1496-97. Sold for $68,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Carte-de-visite album with 83 images of prominent African Americans & abolitionists, circa 1860s. Sold for $47,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Gustav Klimt, <i>Das Werk,</i> Vienna & Leipzig, 1918. Sold for $106,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Man Ray, <i>[London Transport] – Keeps London Going,</i> 1938. Sold for $149,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Thomas Jefferson, Letter Signed, to Major-General Nathanael Greene, promising reinforcements against Cornwallis, 1781. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Nicolas de Fer, <i>L’Amerique Divisee Selon Letendue de ses Principales Parties,</i> Paris, 1713. Sold for $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Russell H. Tandy, <i>The Secret in the Old Attic,</i> watercolor, pencil & ink, 1944. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ernest Hemingway, <i>Three Stories & Ten Poems,</i> first edition of the author's first book, Paris, 1923. Sold for $23,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Walker Evans, <i>River Rouge Plant,</i> silver print, 1947. Sold for $57,500.
  • <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Ernst, Max. <i>Mr. Knife and Miss Fork</i>. Paris, 1932. DELUXE EDITION. Sold for $15,625
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Cage, John. Autograph musical leaf from his Concert for Piano and Orchestra, NY, 1958. Sold for $18,750
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Cage, John. Autograph musical leaf from his Concert for Piano and Orchestra, NY, 1958. Sold for $18,750
    <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Einstein, Albert. Signed Passport Photo for his US citizenship application. Bermuda, 1935. Sold for $17,500
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Verard, Antoine. Illuminated printed Book of Hours. Paris, 1507. Sold for $7,500
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Wetterkurzschlussel. German Weather Report Codebook - for Enigma use. Berlin, 1942. Sold for $225,000
    <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Morelos y Pavon, Jose Maria. Autograph letter signed to El Virrey Venegas, February 5, 1812. Sold for $6,250
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Milne, A.A. Complete set of <i>Winnie-the-Pooh</i> books. 4 volumes. All first issue points. London, 1924-1928. Sold for $5,250
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> A 48-star American Flag, battle worn flown at Guadalcanal and Peleliu, 1942-1944. Sold for $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Locke, John. Autograph Letter Signed mourning the death of his friend, William Molyneaux, 2 pp, October 27, 1698. Sold for $20,000
  • <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>
Ask Questions