Sothebys: Books and Manuscripts, pf1903, Paris

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Auction Date
06/18/2019 - 06/18/2019
Page Size: 194 items in 8 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Buffon, Georges Marie Leclerc, comte de

HISTOIRE NATURELLE DES OISEAUX.

PARIS1770-1786.EUR 25,000.00 - 35,000.00EUR 27,500.00
2[CARICATURES]

DE WAERELD VOL GEKKEN NESTEN ANDERS GENAAMD HET DWERGEN TOONEEL OF GESCHAKELDE SAMENSPRAAK VAN DES ZELFS PERSONAGIEN [LE MONDE PLEIN DE FOLS OU LE THÉÂTRE DES NAINS ENRICHI D’UN DISCOURS CHÊNÉ SUR LEURS PERSONNAGES].

AMSTERDAM1720EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00Not Sold
3[Caricatures] -- Arnold van Westerhout

RACCOLTA DI DIVERSE CARICATURE DELINEATE ED INCISE... ORA PER LA PRIMA VOLTA DATE IN LUCE.

ROME1765EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00EUR 1,250.00
4[Cabinet du Roi]

[VUES DES MAISONS ROYALES ET DES VILLES CONQUISES PAR LOUIS XIV.

PARISEUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00EUR 6,875.00
5Cornut, Jacques Philippe

CANADENSIUM PLANTARUM HISTORIA.

PARIS1635EUR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
6Dahlberg, Erik

SUECIA ANTIQUA ET HODIERNA.

[STOCKHOLM1691-1714 (1726).EUR 25,000.00 - 35,000.00Not Sold
7[Flandres]

CONFRERIE-BOECK VAN HET BROEDERSCHAP VAN HET ALDERHEYLIGHSTE SACRAMENT DES AUTHAERS OFTE BEREGHTINGE GEERIGEERT INDE CAPPELLE VAN ST. ANNA TOT COECKELBERGH DOOR DEN EERW. …

EUR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
8Gay du Vernon, Simon-François

TRAITÉ ÉLÉMENTAIRE D'ART MILITAIRE ET DE FORTIFICATION...

PARIS1805EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
9Henri IV

LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE SIGNÉE À MAXIMILIEN DE BÉTHUNE, MARQUIS DE ROSNY, DUC DE SULLY.

FONTAINEBLEAU1605EUR 5,000.00 - 7,000.00Not Sold
10Houël, Jean

VOYAGE PITTORESQUE DES ÎLES DE SICILE, DE MALTE ET DE LIPARI.

PARIS1782-1789.EUR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00EUR 8,125.00
11La Fontaine, Jean de

CONTES ET NOUVELLES. 

AMSTERDAM [PARIS]1762EUR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00EUR 3,500.00
12[Livres de Fêtes]

RÉUNION DE QUATRE OUVRAGES.

1723-1747.EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00EUR 5,625.00
13Louis XI

PIÈCE SIGNÉE.

SOLESMES1476EUR 5,000.00 - 7,000.00Not Sold
14Marliani, Bartolomeo

URBIS ROMAE TOPOGRAPHIA… AD FRANCISCUM REGEM GALLORUM…

ROME, 1544EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00EUR 3,750.00
15Marot, Clément

LES ŒUVRES.

PARIS1551EUR 2,500.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
16[reliure sans dos] -- Wilhelm GUMPPENBERG

ATLAS MARIANUS, SIVE DE IMAGINIBUS DEIPARAE PER ORBEM CHRISTIANUM MIRACULOSIS. 

DILLINGEN, MUNICH, INGOLSDADT1691, 1657, 1659 EUR 7,000.00 - 10,000.00Not Sold
17Rousseau, Jean-Jacques

DISCOURS SUR L'ORIGINE ET LES FONDEMENS DE L'INÉGALITÉ PARMI LES HOMMES.

AMSTERDAM1755EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00EUR 2,250.00
18Sade, Donatien-Alphonse-François, marquis de

HISTOIRE DE JUSTINE OU LES MALHEURS DE LA VERTU.

HOLLANDE,  [BRUXELLES1797, VERS 1865EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
19Tyard, Pontus de

DOUZE FABLES DE FLEUVES OU FONTAINES, AVEC DESCRIPTION POUR LA PEINTURE & LES EPIGRAMMES.

PARIS1585EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
20Giuseppe Zocchi

VEDUTE DELLE VILLE, E D’ALTRI LUOGHI DELLA TOSCANA.

FLORENCE1757EUR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00EUR 10,000.00
21Balzac, Honoré de

LA PEAU DE CHAGRIN.

PARIS1831EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00EUR 4,375.00
22Balzac, Honoré de

ILLUSIONS PERDUES. SCÈNE DE LA VIE DE PROVINCE. 4E VOLUME.

PARIS1837EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
23Balzac, Honoré de

LES CONTES DROLATIQUES.

PARIS1861EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00EUR 3,750.00
24Baudelaire, Charles

LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE SIGNÉE AU DOCTEUR VÉRON.

1852EUR 2,500.00 - 3,500.00Not Sold
25Baudelaire, Charles

LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE SIGNÉE À ARMAND DU MESNIL.

1861EUR 3,500.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
  • <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> Presentation Copy. Sold for $500,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. Autograph Letter Signed, 3 pp, negotiating the 2nd American edition with Appleton. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Hemingway, Ernest. Autograph Letter Signed, 8 pp, Paris, 1924, to his father discussing Bullfighting, Stories, and his new baby. Sold for $25,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Corialanus.</i> London, 1623. 1st printing [Extracted from the First Folio]. Sold for $50,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Swift, Jonathan. <i>Gulliver's Travels.</i> London, 1726. 1st edition, Teerink's A edition, fine, large copy. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Fitzroy, Robert. Autograph Letter Signed to agent Thomas Stilwell, informing him of the progress of H.M.S. Beagle. Sold for $17,575.
    <center><b>Bonhams<br> Property from the Collection of Nicole and William R. Keck II</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Sonnets.</i> 1901. 2 volumes. Printed on vellum and illuminated by Ross Turner, bound by Trautz-Bauzonnet. Sold for $13,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Beardsley, Aubrey. <i>The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur.</i> 1893-94. 2 volumes. Contemporary painted vellum gilt by Chivers. Sold for $5,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Assisi, St. Francis. <i>The Canticle of Brother Sun.</i> Illuminated on vellum, for the Grolier Society. Sold for $7,575.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Rackham, Arthur. <i>Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens.</i> 1/500 copies signed by Rackham. Sold for $4,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Proust, Marcel. <i>Du coté de chez Swann.</i> 1st edition, 1st issue. Inscribed by Proust. Sold for $8,825.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ian Fleming, <i>Goldfinger,</i> first edition, inscribed to Sir Henry Cotton, MBE, London, 1959. Sold for $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Joseph Brant, Mohawk Chief, ALS, writing after pledging support to King George III against American rebels, 1776. Sold for a record $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Sonia Delaunay, <i>Ses Peintures</i> . . ., 20 pochoir plates, Paris, 1925. Sold for a record $13,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Diana, Princess of Wales, 6 autograph letters signed to British <i>Vogue</i> editor, 1989-92. Sold for $10,400.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alexander Hamilton, ALS, as Secretary of the Treasury covering costs of the new U.S. Mint, 1793. Sold for $12,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Benjamin Graham & David L. Dodd, <i>Security Analysis,</i> first edition, inscribed by Graham to a Wall Street trader, NY, 1934. Sold for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> George Barbier & François-Louis Schmied, <i>Personnages de Comédie,</i> Paris, 1922. Sold for $9,375.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Ilsée, Princesse de Tripoli,</i> Paris, 1897. Sold for a record $13,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ralph Waldo Emerson, <i>The Dial,</i> first edition of the reconstituted issue, Emerson’s copy with inscriptions, Cincinnati, 1860. Sold for a record $3,250.
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