• <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Kurt Vonnegut, archive of 12 letters, signed to his family, 6 illustrated, 1930s-40s. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Allen Ginsberg, 11 autograph manuscripts, including 10 drafts of poems & a page of notes, circa 1948. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Joan Miró, illustrated autograph note signed to MoMA Director of Exhibitions & Publications, 1959. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Carl Gustav Jung, typed letter signed to a colleague, 1948. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Gustav Mahler, ALS, arranging a meeting during his historic visit to New York, circa 1908. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Mark Twain, ALS, explaining the target of his new book, 1902. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Charles Dickens, ALS, accepting an invitation in the voice of a <i>Martin Chuzzlewit</i> character, 1843. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Jacob Lawrence, illustrated greeting card signed, 1960. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Robert E. Lee, ALS, to the colonel of the Kanawha Valley volunteers, boosting morale, 1861. $15,000 to $25,000
  • <b>Bonhams: Sale Results from <i>Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I.</i> September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25 results:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>Aurora Australis.</i> Printed at the sign of 'The Penguins'; East Antarctica, 1908. Sold for $97,500
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25 results:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>South Polar Times.</i> 1st edition, limited issue. from the library of Michael Barne. Sold for $25,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25 results:</b> General Washington's <i>Proceedings of a General Court Martial... of Major General Lee.</i> Philiadelphia, 1778. 100 copies printed for Congress. BOUND WITH: ...Court Martial... of St Clair and ...Schuyler. Sold for $87,50
    <b>Bonhams: Sale Results from <i>Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I.</i> September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25 results:</b> <i>The Voice of the People.</i> Boston, 1754. Rare pamphlet on the Excise Tax. Nathaniel Sparhawk's copy. Sold for $8,750
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25 results:</b> Autograph Letter Signed ("S.L. Clemens"), offering extensive hard-earned advice on writing, 5 pp, 1881. Sold for $37,500
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25 results:</b> Lewis, Meriwether. Contemporary manuscript true copy of his final power of attorney, 1809. Sold for $7,500
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25 results:</b> <i>A New Method of Macarony Making, as Practiced at Boston in North America.</i> Mezzotint. London, 1774. Sold for $6,875
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25 results:</b> <i>Scientific Base Ball Pitching: A Treatise on the Pitcher, Pitching, Origin and Philosophy of the Curve.</i> Chicago, 1897. Sold for $3,750
  • <center><b> The Library of Pierre Bergé<br>Auction Pierre Bergé & Associés<br>in association with Sotheby’s<br>Paris-Hôtel Drout<br>December 14, 2018<br><br>New York Exhibition<br>Oct. 16 to Oct. 20</b>
    <b>The Library of Pierre Bergé, NY exhibition 10/16 to 10/20:</b> BARTHOLOMEUS ANGLICUS. <i>Le Proprietaire des choses.</i> Lyon, [circa 1484]. 150 000 / 200 000 €
    <b>The Library of Pierre Bergé, NY exhibition 10/16 to 10/20:</b> MONTAIGNE, Michel de. <i>Essais.</i> Bordeaux, 1580. 400 000 / 500 000 €
    <b>The Library of Pierre Bergé, NY exhibition 10/16 to 10/20:</b> PROUST, Marcel. <i>Du côté de chez Swann.</i> Paris, 1914 [1913]. 600 000 / 800 000 €
    <b>The Library of Pierre Bergé, NY exhibition 10/16 to 10/20:</b> MONSTRELET, Enguerrand de. <i>Le Premier [-Tiers] Volume des Cronicques.</i> Paris, circa 1503.<br>300 000 / 400 000 €
  • <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>

Forum Auctions in Italy: Antiquarian Books including a Collection of Agriculture and Equestrian Books, 4525, Roma

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
10/03/2018 - 10/03/2018
Page Size: 253 items in 11 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Accademia dei Georgofili. Mariti Giovanni.

Della robbia sua coltivazione e suoi usi.

Firenze1776EUR 500.00 - 1,000.00EUR 620.00
2Accademia dei Georgofili.

Storia dell'agricoltura italiana. III. L'età contemporanea. 1Dalle "rivoluzioni agronomiche" alle trasformazioni del Novecento. A cura di Riccardo Cianferoni, Zeffiro Ciuffoletti, Leonardo Rombai. [- 2. Sviluppo recente e prospettive a cura di Franco Scar

Firenze2002EUR 50.00 - 100.00EUR 111.60
3Alamanni Luigi - Titi Roberto - Rucellai Giovanni.

La coltivazione di Luigi Alamanni, e Le api di Giovanni Rucellai gentiluomini fiorentini colle annotazioni sopra le Api di Roberto Titi, e con gli epigrammi toscani dell'Alamanni...

Verona1745EUR 40.00 - 80.00EUR 49.60
4Albertazzi Jacopo Antonio.

Il padre di famiglia in casa ed in campagna.... Tomo primo [-quinto].

Vercelli1790-1791.EUR 60.00 - 120.00EUR 248.00
5Alberti Jacopo.

Dell'epidemica mortalità de' gelsi e della cura, e coltivazione loro. Trattato...

Salò1773EUR 200.00 - 400.00Not Sold
6Sartori Luigi.

Trattato di apicultura razionale.

Vicenza1866EUR 80.00 - 160.00EUR 198.40
7Bassi Agostino.

Il pastore bene istruito... Aggiuntovi in fine il metodo... conosciuto in pratica il migliore di coltivare i pomi di terra...

Milano1812EUR 500.00 - 1,000.00EUR 570.40
8Bassi Agostino.

Il vero e l'utile per il maggior bene dei coltivatori dei bachi da seta e dei proprietari dei gelsi in generale... Quarta memoria...

Lodi1843EUR 70.00 - 140.00EUR 62.00
9Bassi Agostino.

Memoria... in addizione alla di lui opera sul calcino... Unitevi le Relazioni dei vantaggi ottenuti già da molti coltivatori dei bachi da seta coll'uso degli insegnamenti dell'autore...

Milano1837EUR 120.00 - 240.00EUR 124.00
10Bassi Agostino.

Tre memorie ... La prima versa sulla coltura dei gelsi...

Lodi1844EUR 20.00 - 40.00EUR 18.60
11Battarra Giovanni Antonio.

Pratica agraria distribuita in varj Dialoghi... Tomo I. [- Tomo II.].

Faenza1794-1798.EUR 120.00 - 240.00Not Sold
12Benetti Sante.

L'accorto fattor di Villa.

Venezia1767EUR 70.00 - 140.00Not Sold
13Berti Pichat Carlo.

Istituzioni scientifiche e tecniche, ossia Corso teorico e pratico di agricoltura. Libri XXX...

Torino1851-1870.EUR 200.00 - 400.00Not Sold
14Boissier Sauvages Augustin de.

Della maniera di far nascere, e di nutrire i bachi da seta...

Milano1765EUR 150.00 - 200.00EUR 124.00
15Bosc Louis-Augustin Guillaume.

Storia naturale dei crostacei...

Firenze1833EUR 30.00 - 60.00EUR 31.00
16Boutrolle J. G.

Il perfetto boaro o sia instruzione concernente la cognizione de' buoi, e delle vacche, della loro età, delle malattie e sintomi, con i rimedi i più sperimentati, atti a guarirgli...

Venezia1773EUR 30.00 - 60.00EUR 297.60
17Brehm Alfred Edmund.

La vita degli animali.

Torino1893-1907.EUR 100.00 - 200.00EUR 99.20
18Buffon Georges Louis (Leclerc, comte de) - Castel René Richard Louis.

Storia naturale... classificata giusta il sistema di Linneo...

Piacenza1812-1828.EUR 70.00 - 140.00EUR 62.00
19Campini Antonio.

Saggi di agricoltura... Aggiuntavi la traduzione del metodo d'agricoltura tenuto in Inghilterra, e nella Provincia di Nortfolck, col trattato di coltivazione delle patate.

Torino1774EUR 180.00 - 360.00EUR 186.00
20Cantoni Gaetano.

Della coltivazione del prato. Conferenze tenute a Piacenza nella primavera del 1872...

Piacenza1872EUR 25.00 - 50.00Not Sold
21Cataneo Girolamo.

Dell'arte di misurare... Libri due.

Brescia1682EUR 200.00 - 400.00EUR 248.00
22Christian Gérard-Joseph.

Istruzioni pei villici sulla maniera di preparare il lino e la canapa senza macerazione...

Milano1819EUR 70.00 - 140.00Not Sold
23Columella Lucius Iunius Moderatus.

De l'Agricoltura. Libri XII.

Venezia1559EUR 100.00 - 200.00EUR 173.60
24

Il nuovo computista di campagna. Operetta di un anonimo brianzuolo.

Milano, 1811EUR 100.00 - 200.00Not Sold
25Crescenzi Pietro de.

Opera di Agricoltura.

Venezia1534EUR 300.00 - 600.00EUR 682.00
  • <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: The Adventure & Exploration Library of Steve Fossett. October 31, 2018</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> SHACKLETON, Ernest Henry, Sir. <i>Aurora Australis. Printed at the Winter Quarters of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907, During the Winter Months of April, May, June, July, 1908.</i> $60,000 to $80,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> HUMBOLDT, Alexander von, and Aime J. A. BONPLAND. <i>Vues des Cordillères, et monumens des peuples indigènes de l'Amérique.</i> Paris, 1810. $30,000 to $40,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> COOK, James, Captain. [Collected Voyages]. London: Strahan and Cadell, 1773, 1777, 1784. First editions of the second and third voyages. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: The Adventure & Exploration Library of Steve Fossett. October 31, 2018</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> DARWIN, Charles. <i>A Narrative of the Surveying Voyages of His Majesty's Ships Adventure and Beagle, between the years 1826 and 1836.</i> $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> SPILBERGEN, Joris van (1568-1620). <i>Speculum orientalis occidentalisque Indiae navigationum.</i> Leiden: Nicolaus van Geelkercken, 1619. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> DRAKE, Francis, Sir. <i>Sir Francis Drake Revived. Who is or may be a Pattern to stirre up all Heroicke and active Spirits of these Times…</i> London, 1653 [i.e. 1652]. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: The Adventure & Exploration Library of Steve Fossett. October 31, 2018</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> SHACKLETON, Ernest Henry, Sir, Louis C. BERNACCHI, and Apsley George Benet CHERRY-GARRARD, editors. The South Polar Times. London, 1907-1914. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> ANSON, George. <i>A Voyage round the World, In the Years 1740...</i> 1744. London: John and Paul Knapton for the author, 1748. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> HERRERA Y TORDESILLAS, Antonio de. <i>Description des Indes Occidentales, Qu'on appelle aujourdhuy Le Nouveau Monde...</i> Amsterdam: Michel Colin, 1622. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: The Adventure & Exploration Library of Steve Fossett. October 31, 2018</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> NOORT, Olivier van. <i>Description du Penible Voyage fait entour de l'univers ou globe terrestre...</i> Amsterdam: Cornille Nicolas, 1610. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> LEO AFRICANUS, Johannes. <i>A Geographical Historie of Africa, Written in Arabicke and Italian.</i> London: George Bishop, 1600. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> SCHOUTEN, Willem Corneliszoon. <i>Journal ou Description du Merveilleux Voyage de Guillaume Schouten, Hollandois natif de Hoorn, fait es années 1615, 1616, & 1617.</i> 1619. $4,000 to $6,000
  • <center><b>William Bunch Auctions<br>October Fine Art and Prints<br>October 29, 2018</b>
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> Aegidius Sadeler (Flemish, 1570-1629), engraving on laid paper "Madonna and Child in a Landscape", after a drawing by Albrecht Durer. $800 to $1,200
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> Anders Zorn (Swedish, 1860-1920), drypoint etching on paper "On Hemso Island", 1917, pencil signed. $400 to $600
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> Joseph Pennell (American, 1860-1926), etching on paper "Setting Up Columns", pencil signed. $200 to $300
    <center><b>William Bunch Auctions<br>October Fine Art and Prints<br>October 29, 2018</b>
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> William Lee Hankey (British, 1869-1952), drypoint etching on paper "Affection", pencil signed. $200 to $300
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> William Walcot (English, 1874-1943), drypoint etching on paper "Lower Broadway, New York", 1924, pencil signed. $200 to $300
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> Auguste Brouet (French, 1872-1941), color etching "La Pirouette", pencil signed, ed 111/250. $400 to $600
    <center><b>William Bunch Auctions<br>October Fine Art and Prints<br>October 29, 2018</b>
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975), lithograph on paper "The Boy", pencil signed. $2,000 to $3,000
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> John Stockton de Martelly (American, 1903-1979), lithograph on paper "Looking at the Sunshine", pencil signed, original AAA certificate. $400 to $600
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> Jacques Hnizdovsky (Ukrainian-American, 1915-1985), woodcut on paper "Moppet", pencil signed and dated 1965, ed 118/250. $400 to $600
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