• <b>Skinner: Early English Books<br>A Single Owner Sale. July 20, 2018</b>
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Cranmer, Thomas (1489-1556). <i>Catechismus, That is to Say, a Shorte Instruction into Christian Religion...</i> London, 1548. First edition. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Donne, John (1572-1631). <i>Pseudo-Martyr.</i> London: Printed by W[illiam] Stansby for Walter Burre, 1610. First edition. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Fletcher, Giles (1549?-1611). <i>The Russe Common Wealth, or Maner of Gouernement by the Russe Emperour…</i> London, 1591. First edition. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Gabelkover, Oswald (1539-1616). <i>The Boock of Physicke.</i> Dordrecht: Isaack Caen, 1599. First edition. $12,000 to $15,000
    <b>Skinner: Early English Books<br>A Single Owner Sale. July 20, 2018</b>
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Galileo, Galilei (1564-1642) trans. Thomas Salusbury (d. 1666). <i>Mathematical Collections and Translations the First Tome.</i> London, 1661. First edition of Galileo's works in English. $35,000 to $50,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Higden, Ranulphus (d. 1364). <i>Polycronicon.</i> Translated by John Trevisa, with the 1357-1460 <i>Continuation</i> by William Caxton. Southwark, 1527. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Randolph, Bernard (b. 1643). <i>The Present State of the Morea, Called Anciently Peloponnesus…</i> London, 1689. [Bound with] <i>The Present State of the Islands of the Archipelago…</i> $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> <i>The Great Herball Newly Corrected.</i> London, 1539. Folio, ESTC lists three U.S. copies; the last copy offered at auction was incomplete and sold in 1949. $25,000 to $35,000
  • <b>Doyle, online only: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. July 13-24, 2018</b>
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Zane Grey, Inscribed photograph album depicting Grey and party at Catalina, fishing, and in Arizona. $700 to $1,000
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Eric Taverner, Salmon Fishing...London: Seeley, Service & Co., 1931. $600 to $900
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> The Gentleman Angler. $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, online only: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. July 13-24, 2018</b>
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Ken Robinson, Flyfishers' Progress. [London: The Flyfishers' Club, 2000. $200 to $300
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> G. H. Lacy, North Punjab Fishing Club Angler's Handbook. Calcutta: Newman & Co., 1890. $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> J. Harrington Keene, Fly-Fishing and Fly-Making for Trout, etc. New York, 1887. $200 to $300
    <b>Doyle, online only: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. July 13-24, 2018</b>
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Arthur Macrate, The History of The Tuna Club, Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, California, 1948. $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Joseph D. Bates Jr. Streamer Fly Tying and Fishing. Harrisburg, PA: The Stackpole Company, 1966. $800 to $1,200
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Paul Schmookler and Ingrid V. Sils. Rare and Unusual Fly Tying Materials: A Natural History. $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Herbert Hoover, Fishing For Fun - And To Wash Your Soul. New York: Random House, 1963. $400 to $600
  • <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>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>

Gonnelli Casa DAste: Books and Graphics - Day 2, 25b, Firenze

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
07/03/2018 - 07/03/2018
Page Size: 495 items in 20 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
455

Sonate per Camera / a Violoncello, et Violone / Di diversi autori.

Non datato, ma XVIII secolo.EUR 340.00 - 680.00EUR 1,375.00
456

In tutti i modi Nina me piase / Canzonetta veneziana / del S.r Bevilacqua / concertata con la chitarra francese.

Inizio XIX secolo.EUR 100.00 - 200.00EUR 275.00
457

Raccolta di 10 libretti d'opera.

Prima metà del XIX secolo (uno è del 1782 e due degli anni ‘50-'60 del XIX secolo)EUR 160.00 - 320.00EUR 200.00
458

Metodo di violino delli Signori Baillot, Rode, e Kreutzer, compilato dal Signor Baillot. […]dedicato al Signor Alessandro Rolla, […]direttore d'orchestra all'I.R. Teatro alla Scala.

Torino[1840].EUR 180.00 - 360.00EUR 250.00
459

Raccolta di 18 autografi (tra lettere e citazioni musicali) di compositori francesi.

inizio XX secolo (un autografo è del 1820).EUR 240.00 - 480.00EUR 325.00
460

Raccolta di circa 30 autografi di attori, musicisti, direttori d'orchestra, scrittori.

Datati fine XIX - metà XX secolo.EUR 100.00 - 200.00EUR 350.00
461

Lotto composto da oltre 100 tra programmi di sala e locandine di concerti.

1911-1918 ca.EUR 100.00 - 200.00EUR 150.00
462

Raccolta di 30 ritratti fotografici di cantanti lirici, alcuni con dediche e firme autografe. Anche 2 foto-cartoline che ritraggono Giacomo Puccini insieme al soprano Maria Jetitza.

Anni '10 - '30 del XX secolo.EUR 120.00 - 240.00EUR 325.00
463

Raccolta di circa 110 lettere di cantanti lirici italiani e stranieri. Tutte indirizzate al Teatro alla Scala.

Datate anni '40 del XX secolo.EUR 380.00 - 760.00EUR 750.00
464

Raccolta di circa 30 lettere autografe inviate alla direzione del teatro.

Datate anni '40 del XX secolo.EUR 280.00 - 560.00EUR 575.00
465

Raccolta di oltre 130 fotografie di cantanti lirici italiani e stranieri, direttori di coro e d'orchestra, maestri di ballo, ballerini, strumentisti, critici musicali ecc. Alcune con dediche e firme autografe.

Datate XX secolo.EUR 100.00 - 200.00EUR 200.00
466

Raccolta di 32 fotografie e foto-cartoline, quasi tutte con dedica autografa. Seconda metà del XX secolo.

EUR 100.00 - 200.00EUR 175.00
467

Raccolta di 12 locandine del Teatro alla Scala con firme autografe di direttori, cantanti ecc.

Anni '70 - '80 del XX secolo.EUR 120.00 - 240.00EUR 300.00
468Adam Adolphe

5 lettere autografe firmate. Di argomento lavorativo, alcune relative alla creazione di alcuni suoi celebri balletti.

anni '30 e [‘50] del XIX secolo.EUR 180.00 - 360.00Not Sold
469Alembert Jean Le Rond (d')

Eléments de musique théorique et pratique suivant les principes de M. Rameau.

Lyon1779EUR 150.00 - 300.00EUR 225.00
470Asioli Bonifazio

Trattato di Armonia adottato da Regio Conservatorio di Musica di Milano […] Dedicato al Principe Eugenio Napoleone […].

Milano[1814]. EUR 120.00 - 240.00EUR 200.00
471Bazzini Antonio

Allegro drammatico / per Violino / con Orchestra […] / Op. 50 / Partitura.

Non datato, ma anni '60 del XIX secolo.EUR 400.00 - 800.00EUR 1,750.00
472Bellini Vincenzo

Carta musicale autografa - con correzioni e cancellature - dall'opera 'Norma'.

[1831]EUR 1,000.00 - 2,000.00EUR 5,750.00
473Benedetti Michelangeli Arturo

Contratto firmato (firma autografa) con il Teatro alla Scala per eseguire il concerto in la minore di Grieg diretto dal M° Alceo Toni.

1941EUR 160.00 - 320.00EUR 212.50
474Boito Arrigo

Insieme di 7 lettere, 1 biglietto, 1 biglietto da visita e 1 componimento poetico dal titolo 'La rocca d'Olgisio' con varienati rispetto alla versione definitiva. Carte autografe firmate.

1863EUR 300.00 - 600.00EUR 575.00
475Bruch Max

Lettera autografa firmata.

1897EUR 180.00 - 360.00Not Sold
476Callas Maria

Fotografia di gruppo al Concorso Ciaikowski di Mosca. Maggio

1970EUR 70.00 - 140.00Not Sold
477Cammarano Salvatore

Dichiarazione manoscritta con firma autografa.

Napoli1845EUR 100.00 - 200.00EUR 125.00
478Caruso Enrico

Fotografia con lungo messaggio e firma autografi.

Londra1911EUR 100.00 - 200.00EUR 187.50
479Casella Alfredo

2 lettere dattiloscritte con firme autografe inviate al Teatro alla Scala.

1939-1940.EUR 140.00 - 280.00Not Sold
  • <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>The Tragedie of Julius Caesar.</i> London, 1623. 1st appearance in print, Complete from the First Folio. Sold for $175,000
    <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: 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>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 372: Martin Luther King Jr. March for Freedom Now! Placard. Chicago, 1960. 28 x 22”. $3,000 to $6,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 567: Warhol, Andy. Tate Gallery Exhibition Booklet, Signed on the Cover by Warhol. Tate Gallery, 1971. $700 to $900
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 72: Mitchell, Margaret. <i>Gone With the Wind.</i> New York: The Macmillan Co., 1936. First edition, first issue. $4,000 to $5,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 468: Photo Archive Documenting the 1930s—50s Chicago Jazz and Night Club Scene. A significant collection. $2,000 to $4,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 143: Dr. Seuss. <i>Oh Say Can You Say.</i> 1979, First Edition, Signed. $200 to $300
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 285: [Maps] Thomas G. Bradford. <i>A Comprehensive Atlas, Geographical, Historical & Commercial.</i> Boston: William D. Ticknor, 1835. First Edition. $1,600 to $1,800
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 69: Herman Melville. <i>Moby Dick, or The Whale</i>. New York: Random House, 1930. First Kent Trade Edition. $400 to $600
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 295: John James Audoban. Group of 148 Lithographs from the Birds of America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, ca. 1840s. $600 to $800
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 54: Langston Hughes. <i>One-Way Ticket.</i> New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949. First edition. $300 to $500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 7: Ray Bradbury. <i>The Martian Chronicles.</i> With a Wine Label Signed by Bradbury. Garden City: Doubleday, 1950. First edition $300 to $500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 121. Frank L Baum. <i>The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.</i> Chicago: George M. Hill Co., 1899, 1900. First Edition. $4,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 369. [Declaration of Independence] Peter Force Engraving of the Declaration of Independence. One page; 29 x 26”. From the "American Archives" 1837-1853 series of books. $15,000 to $20,000
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