• <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Currier & Ives, <i>The Mississippi in Time of Peace,</i> hand-colored lithograph, 1865. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Hartmann Schedel, <i>Liber Cronicarum...,</i> Nuremberg, 1493. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Claudius Ptolemaeus, <i>Geographicae Enarrationis Libri Octo,</i> Lyons, 1535. $20,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Thomas Jefferys, <i>The American Atlas,</i> London, 1776-77. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> John Speed, <i>A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World,</i> 20 miniature maps, London, 1665. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> <i>Biblia Das ist: Die Gantze Heilige Schrifft Durch D. Martin Luther Verteutscht,</i> illustrated cartographic Bible, Basel, 1665. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Early Hawaiian-language school geography, Lahainaluna Seminary, 1840. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Cornelis de Jode, <i>Africae Vera Forma, et Situs,</i> Antwerp, 1593. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Maria Vincenzo Coronelli, <i>America Settentrionale Colle Nuove Scoperte Sin All Anno,</i> Venice, 1688. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Johann Christoph Volkamer, <i>Nürnbergische Hesperides,</i> Nuremberg, 1708-1714. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Johann Bayer, <i>Uranometria, Omnium Asterismorum Continens Schemata...,</i> 51 celestial charts, c. 1603. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Manuscript map of Commodore Perry’s Black Ship squadron at Edo Bay, with manuscript sketchbook, ink & watercolor, Japan, c. 1853. $2,500 to $3,500.
  • <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>Comedies, Histories and Tragedies. Published according to the true Originall Copies.</i> The second Impression. London, 1632. £120,000 to £180,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> [GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von (1749–1832)]. <i>Das Römische Carneval.</i> Berlin and Gotha, 1789. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> [SHAKESPEARE, William]. Manuscript part for a contemporary analogue to <i>Henry IV,</i> part I, n.p. [perhaps Oxford or London], n.d. [c.1580s – before c.1620]. £25,000 to £35,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von (1749–1832). <i>Faust. Ein Fragment... Ächte Ausgabe.</i> Leipzig: Georg Joachim Göschen, 1790. £3,000 to £5,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>The Tragedy of Hamlet Prince of Denmark. As it is now Acted at his Highness the Duke of York's Theatre.</i> London, 1683. £60,000 to £90,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> [GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von (1749–1832)]. <i>Die Leiden des jungen Werthers.</i> Leipzig: Weygand, 1774. £15,000 to £20,000.
  • <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> ALBUM AMICORUM OF SCHELOMITH FLAUM. Autograph album containing drawings, autograph quotations and signatures from over 47 contributors, India, Europe, America, Israel and elsewhere, 1923–50. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> FLEMING, Ian (1908–1964). <i>Live and Let Die.</i> London: Jonathan Cape, 1954. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> HISTORY OF CINEMA. Animal Farm (1954), an animation archive from the Halas and Batchelor studios, [c.1954]. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> LE HAY, Jacques – [Charles de FERRIOL]. <i>Recueil de Cent Estampes representant differentes Nations du Levant...</i> Paris, 1714. [With:] <i>Explication des cents Estampes.</i> Paris, 1715. £25,000 to £35,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> THE LAST JUDGEMENT, historiated initial 'A' on a leaf from an Antiphonal on vellum illuminated by Nikolaus Bertschi [Augsburg, first quarter 16th century]. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> VALTURIUS, Robertus (1413–1484). <i>De re militari.</i> [Verona:] Johannes Nicolai de Verona, 1472. £170,000 to £250,000.
  • <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Macbeth: A Tragedy.</i> London, 1673. FIRST SEPARATE AND FIRST QUARTO EDITION. THE CHARLTON HESTON COPY. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. <i>In Our Time.</i> Paris, 1924. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. <i>Fanshawe, A Tale.</i> Boston, 1828. FIRST EDITION OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> THOREAU, HENRY DAVID. <i>Walden; Or, Life in the Woods.</i> Boston, 1854. FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies.</i> London, 1685. THE FOURTH FOLIO, Brewster/Bentley issue. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> STEIG, WILLIAM. Original maquette and 58 finished drawings for <i>The Agony in the Kindergarten,</i> one of Steig's most important books. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> VERNE, JULES. <i>A Journey to the Centre of the Earth.</i> New York & London, 1872. FIRST EDITION, RARE AMERICAN ISSUE, with Scribner & Welford cancel title. $5,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> KING, STEPHEN. <i>Carrie.</i> New York, 1974. INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION, OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE MACINTOSH PROTOTYPE. 1983. The earliest known Macintosh with "Twiggy" drive, one of only two known working machines. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> PLATO. <i>Timaeus</i> [AND] <i>Critias</i> [from Ficini's 1484 Opera]. A LANDMARK OF SCIENTIFIC THOUGHT. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> LOVELACE, AUGUSTA ADA. Sketch of the Analytical Engine Invented by Charles Babbage Esq. London, 1843. FIRST EDITION, JOURNAL ISSUE, MOST IMPORTANT PAPER IN EARLY DIGITAL COMPUTING. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE-1 COMPUTER. Signed by Steve Wozniak, used in development of Apple II. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. 1809-1882. <i>On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection.</i> London, 1859. FIRST EDITION. $80,000 to $120,000.

Zisska and Lacher: Precious and rare books, incunabula, manuscripts, autographs, cityscapes, decorative graphics and maps, 73, Munich

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
11/07/2019 - 11/09/2019
Page Size: 2132 items in 86 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1

KORAN – Einzelblatt mit Texten aus dem Koran aus einer maghrebinischen Handschrift auf Pergament.

Nordafrikawohl 12./13.JhdtEUR 2,000.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
2

SCHWABENSPIEGEL – Doppelblatt aus einem Schwabenspiegel (Makulaturblatt).

Wohl Süddeutschland 1.Hälfte 14.Jhdt.EUR 300.00 - 300.00EUR 1,792.00
3

ARABISCHES GEBETBUCH – Zwei Blätter aus einer maghrebinischen Handschrift auf Büttenpapier.

Nordafrika15./16.JhdtEUR 900.00 - 900.00EUR 576.00
4

BAYERN – ÖTTINGEN – EINNAHMEN- UND AUSGABENVERZEICHNIS EINER ARMENSTIFTUNG IM FÜRSTENTUM ÖTTINGEN. Deutsche Handschrift auf Papier.

Öttingen 1590-97EUR 250.00 - 250.00EUR 204.80
5

KORAN – Zwei Koranblätter auf gewalztem Büttenpapier aus einer persischen Handschrift.

Iranwohl 17.Jhdt.EUR 500.00 - 500.00EUR 320.00
6

KORAN – Zwei Koranblätter auf gewalztem Büttenpapier aus einer persischen Handschrift.

Iran wohl 17.Jhdt.EUR 400.00 - 400.00EUR 256.00
7

HADITH – Einzelblatt aus einer arabischen Handschrift auf Papier.

Osmanisches Reich17./18.JhdtEUR 200.00 - 200.00EUR 256.00
8

BAYERN – LANDTAG 1605 – "AUFFSCHREIBEN UND ERFORDERUNG AUF DEM LANNDTAG." Deutsche Handschrift auf Papier.

Wohl München1605 oder wenig später.EUR 600.00 - 600.00EUR 384.00
9

BAYERN – LANDTAG 1612 – "FÜRSTLICH AUFFSCHREIBEN UNND ERFORDERUNG AUF DEN LANNDTAG." Deutsche Handschrift auf Papier.

Wohl München1612 oder wenig später. EUR 600.00 - 600.00EUR 665.60
10

IRENIK – BREMEN – "DE EXTREMA UNCTIONE, ORDINE, ET MATRIMONIO." Lateinische Handschrift auf Papier.

Wohl Bremenum 1630EUR 300.00 - 300.00EUR 204.80
11

BADEN – FORMELBUCH – "CONCEPTENBÜCHLEIN

Badenmeist 1635/36EUR 800.00 - 800.00EUR 1,024.00
12

BAYERN – LANDTAG 1669 – "BESCHREIBUNG DESS … ZUO MÜNCHEN GEHALTENEN LANDTAGS DE ANNO 1669." Deutsche Handschrift auf Papier.

Wohl München1669EUR 600.00 - 600.00EUR 384.00
13

HOLLÄNDISCHER KRIEG – "RELATION DU VOYAGE fait par le S(eigneur) de Lieureville dans les mers occeanne et miditerannéé pendant les annéés 1674, 1675 et 1676." Französische Handschrift auf Papier.

Frankreichum 1680EUR 1,000.00 - 1,000.00EUR 832.00
14

ARZNEIBUCH – Deutsche Handschrift auf Papier.

Wohl Franken oder Oberpfalz ca. 1680-1780EUR 600.00 - 600.00EUR 704.00
15

KRIEGSFEUER – "UNTERRICHT. WIE DIE ERNST-FEUER VERFERTIGET WERDEN." Deutsche Handschrift auf Papier.

Deutschlandum 1680EUR 150.00 - 150.00EUR 384.00
16

BAYERN – ILLKOFEN – "ILLKHOVISCHE KÜCHEN RECHNUNG". Deutsche Handschrift auf Papier. Dat.

Illkofen 1689EUR 300.00 - 300.00EUR 704.00
17

FUGGER – "CHRONICA DES GANTZEN FUGGERISCHEN GESCHLECHTS". Deutsche Handschrift auf Papier.

SchwabenAnfang 18.Jhdt.EUR 4,000.00 - 4,000.00EUR 3,340.80
18

MÜNSTERLAND – BILLERBECK – GRUNDRECHENARTEN UND RECHTSFÄLLE Deutsche Handschrift auf Papier. Dat.

Billerbeck 1709EUR 300.00 - 300.00EUR 256.00
19

ARISTOTELES – "DISPUTATIONES IN FIL(OSOPHI)AM NATURALEM ARISTOTELIS iuxta Angelici D(octo)ris eiusque scole sensum". Lateinische Handschrift auf Papier.

Spanien1718EUR 800.00 - 800.00Not Sold
20

AUGSBURG – REGIMENTSORDNUNG UND ÄMTERREZESS. Deutsche Handschrift auf Papier.

Wohl Augsburg1719EUR 400.00 - 400.00EUR 256.00
21

MINIATURBUCH – WINZIGES GEBETBUCH. Deutsche Handschrift auf Papier.

Deutschland1719EUR 200.00 - 200.00EUR 204.80
22

FRANCKENSTEIN – OCKSTADT – "VERNEUERUNG DEREN HOCHFREYHERRL(ICH) FRANCKENSTEINISCHEN ZINSEN Welche bey denen Walburgis und Martini sogenanten Höffigen gerichten alljährlich eingehen de 1751". Deutsche Handschrift auf Papier.

Ockstadt 1725-51EUR 1,500.00 - 1,500.00EUR 960.00
23

HADITH (MESARIK-I SERIF) – Arabische Handschrift auf Papier.

Osmanisches Reichwohl mittleres 18.JhdtEUR 300.00 - 300.00Not Sold
24

BACH – ENGLISCHE SUITEN – "PASSEPIED." (Kopftitel).

Nicht wohl um 1750/60EUR 300.00 - 300.00EUR 1,536.00
25

SCHLESISCHE RELIGIONS-AKTEN – BUCKISCH VON LÖWENFELS – ABSCHRIFT DER "SCHLESISCHEN RELIGIONS-AKTEN" von Gottfried Ferdinand von Buckisch und Löwenfels (Bde. 3-7 [von 7]) und Auszug aus dem "Versuch einer Religions-Geschichte von Landeshut in Schlesien"

Wohl Schlesien2.Hälfte18.Jhdt.EUR 1,800.00 - 1,800.00EUR 1,152.00
  • <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
  • <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> AN EARLY DUTCH POCKET GLOBE ATTRIBUTED TO WILLEM BLAEU, AFTER C.1618. £70,000 to £100,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> BLAEU, Johannes (1596-1673). £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> BLAEU, Johannes. <i>Theatrum Statuum Regiae Celsitudinis Sabaudiae Ducis, Pedemontii principis, ... pars prima, exhibens Pedemontium ...</i> Amsterdam, 1682. £70,000 to £100,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> DUDLEY, Sir Robert, self-styled Duke of Northumberland and Earl of Warwick. <i>Arcano del Mare.</i> Florence, 1661. £500,000 to £700,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> The Mainz Psalter: <i>Psalterium Benedictinum cum canticis et hymnis,</i> for Bursfeld use. [Mainz:] Johann Fust and Peter Schoeffer, 29 August 1459. £5,000 to £10,000.
  • <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> CLEMENS, SAMUEL L. <i>The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain.</i> Hartford: The American Publishing Company, 1876. $14,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> BATEMAN, JAMES. <i>The Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala.</i> London: J. Ridgway & Sons for the author, [1837]-1843. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> WHITMAN, WALT. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn: [For the author by Andrew and James Rome,] 1855. $150,000 to $200,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> LEE, HARPER. Three “Seckatary Hawkins”-related books inscribed and signed by Harper Lee. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> POE, EDGAR ALLAN. <i>The Raven.</i> New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1845. $120,000 to $180,000.
  • <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Churchill (Winston) & Others. 1944 Commonwealth Prime Ministers’ Conference, 27 April 1944. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Joyce (James). <i>Ulysses.</i> First English edition, 1922. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Belzoni (Giovanni Battista). <i>Plates Illustrated of the Researches and Operations...in Egypt and Nubia,</i> FIRST EDITION, 1821-1822. £14,375 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Astor (John Jacob). A collection of rare letters, 9 January 1812- 4 September 1837. £26,000 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> FIRST EDITION, first issue, 1997. £27,500 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Royal Family. Photograph of Queen Elizabeth, George VI, Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret, signed, 1946. £3,640 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Collodi (Carlo). <i>Le avventure di Pinocchio. Storia di un burattino,</i> FIRST EDITION, 1883. £8,401 inc Buyers Premium.
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