• <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works<br>on Paper including Books from The Collection of The Garden Ltd<br>November 21, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Bohr (Niels). <i>On the Constitution of Atoms and Molecules,</i> first edition, presentation copy, offprint 1913. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Shakespeare's Falstaff.- Henry V & Sir John Fastolf. Indenture agreement appointing Fastolf as Keeper of the Bastille of St Anthony at Paris, manuscript in French, 1421. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> World.- Purchas (Samuel). <i>Purchas his Pilgrimes. In Five Books...,</i> 5 vol., first edition, 7 folding engraved maps, contemporary calf, by William Stansby for Henrie Fetherstone, 1625-26. £20,000 to £30,000
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works<br>on Paper including Books from The Collection of The Garden Ltd<br>November 21, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Book of Hours.- Use of Rouen, manuscript on vellum, in Latin and French, illuminated with 14 full-page miniatures by the workshop or follower of the Maitre de l'Echevinage, Rouen, 1480s. £20,000 t0 £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Giese (Raban, ?scholar and medical doctor). Album Amicorum of drawing on his travels and acquaintances in Europe 1618-21, 134 watercolour illustrations including c. 60 professional miniatures, 1618-39. £30,000 to £40,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Jones (David). 14 Autograph Letters signed, 1952-68; and a small quantity of ephemera (sm. qty). £6,000 to £8,000
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works<br>on Paper including Books from The Collection of The Garden Ltd<br>November 21, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Constable (John). Various Subjects of Landscape, Characteristic of English Scenery, signed presentation inscription from Constable, 1833. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669). The Descent from the Cross: Second Plate, etching and engraving, 1633. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Salvin (Francis Henry) and William Brodrick. <i>Falconry in the British Isles,</i> second edition, William Brodrick's copy with 3 original watercolours by him, 1873. £8,000 to £12,000
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works<br>on Paper including Books from The Collection of The Garden Ltd<br>November 21, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> China.- Helman (Isidore Stanislas Henri). <i>Suite des seize estampes representant les conquetes de l'Empereur de la Chine,</i> 1783-88. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Pratt (Edward Roger, 1789-1863). Album of 28 watercolours and other works on paper from a journey to ancient sites and monuments in the Mediterranean, [c.1830 and later]. £3,000 to £5,000
  • <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b> Fust-Schöffer-Bibel from Gutenberg-Press, 1462. Est: € 1,000,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>J. W. Weinmann, <i>Phytanthoza-Iconographia,</i> 1735-45. Est: € 60,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>O. Kokoschka, <i>Die träumenden Knaben,</i> 1917. Est: € 10,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>Z. Lilius, <i>Orbis breviarium,</i> 1493. <br>Est: € 10,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b> <i>Gazette du Bon Ton,</i> 1912-22.<br>Est: € 14,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>M. Chagall, <i>Daphnis & Chloé,</i> 1961. Est: € 100,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>C. Ptolemaeus, <i>Geographie,</i> 1513.<br>Est: € 100,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>E. L. Kirchner, <i>Umbra vitae,</i> 1924.<br>Est: € 6,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>J. Miró, <i>Midi le trèfle blanc,</i> 1968. Est: € 2,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b> Clemens V., <i>Constitutiones,</i> 1471.<br>Est: € 14,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>C. Gesner, <i>Tierbuch, Vogelbuch, Fischbuch,</i> 1563-81. Est: € 5,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>J. Itten, <i>Utopia,</i> 1921. Est: € 2,000
  • <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.

Venator and Hanstein: Books and Manuscripts, 155, Köln

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
09/27/2019 - 09/27/2019
Page Size: 549 items in 22 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Blaeu, Joan

Novus Atlas Sinensis. A Martino Martinio S.J. descriptus ... (Novus Atlas absolutissimus. ... Das eilfte Theil. beschreibet China).

[AmsterdamEUR 12,000.00 - 12,000.00EUR 9,840.00
2Cortés, Hernán

Historia de Nueva-España, escrita por su esclarecido conquistador ..., aumentada con otros documentos, y notas, por ... Don Francisco Antonio Lorenzana, Arzobispo de Mexico. Mexico

MexicoEUR 4,000.00 - 4,000.00EUR 4,428.00
3Du Halde, Jean-Baptiste

Description geographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physique de l’Empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie chinoise ... 4 Bde. Paris

ParisEUR 10,000.00 - 10,000.00EUR 10,455.00
4

Duval, Pierre. – 4 kartographische Werke in 1 Bd. Paris

ParisEUR 1,500.00 - 1,500.00EUR 1,845.00
5Kircher, Athanasius

Toonneel van China. Door veel ... Vertoningen van de Natuur en Kunst ... Nieuwelijks ... in’t Latyn beschreven, en van J. H. Glazemaker vertaalt. Amsterdam

AmsterdamEUR 2,500.00 - 2,500.00EUR 2,337.00
6Langsdorff, Georg Heinrich v.

Bemerkungen auf einer Reise um die Welt in den Jahren 1803 bis 1807. 2 Bde. Frankfurt am Main

Frankfurt am MainEUR 3,000.00 - 3,000.00EUR 2,460.00
7Merian. – [Avity, Pierre d’]

Vermehrte Archontologia Cosmica, das ist/ Beschreibung aller Käiserthümer/ Königreiche/ und Republiquen der Welt/ die keinen Höhern erkennen... von Anfang biß auff unsere Zeiten/ in richtiger Ordnung abgefasset/ und biß auff das Jahr 1694. continuiret ...

Frankfurt a. M.EUR 10,000.00 - 10,000.00EUR 8,241.00
8Merian. – (Zeiller, Martin:)

Topographia Electorat( us) Brandenburgici et Ducatus Pomeraniæ etc. das ist Beschreibung der vornembsten und bekantisten Stätte und Plätz in dem ... Churfürstenthum und March Brandenburg; und dem Hertzogtum Pom(m) eren, zusampt einem doppelten Anhang, 1 v

[Frankfurt a. M.:] EUR 2,500.00 - 2,500.00EUR 2,460.00
9Merian. – (Zeiller, Martin:)

Topographia Superioris Saxoniæ, Thuringiæ, Misniæ, Lusatiæ, etc. Das ist Beschreibung der vornembsten und bekantesten Stätt und Plätz in Churfürstenthum Sachsen, Thüringen, Meissen, Ober und NiderLaußnitz und einverleibten Landen ...

Frankfurt a. M.EUR 1,800.00 - 1,800.00EUR 1,968.00
10

Topographia Westphaliæ. Das ist, Beschreibung der vornembsten, und bekantisten Stätte, und Plätz, im Hochlöbl Westphälischen Craiße.

[Frankfurt a. M.:] EUR 2,500.00 - 2,500.00EUR 2,460.00
11Pallas, Peter Simon

Voyages en différentes provinces de l’empire de Russie et dans l’Asie septentrionale, traduits de l’Allemand par M. Gauthier de la Peyronie. 5 Bde. u. Tafelband in 6 Bden.

ParisEUR 1,800.00 - 1,800.00EUR 1,845.00
12Ptolemaeus, Claudius

La seconda parte della Geografia ..., la quale, oltra l’ antiche tauole d’ esso Tolomeo, contiene le moderne ancora, che mostrano la faccia di tutta la terra, infino a questa nostra eta conosciuta, intagliate da Girolamo Porro. Insieme con le loro copiosi

PaduaEUR 4,000.00 - 4,000.00EUR 4,428.00
13Ratelband, Joh.

Geographisch Toneel of uitgezochte Kaarten, tot gemak der Officieren, Reisigers en Liefhebbers.

AmsterdamEUR 1,200.00 - 1,200.00EUR 738.00
14[Rittner, Heinrich]

Dresden mit seinen Prachtgebäuden und schönsten Umgebungen. Dresde avec ses édifices et plus beaux environs. Dresden

DresdenEUR 1,000.00 - 1,000.00EUR 922.50
15Robert de Vaugondy, (Gilles u. Didier)

Atlas portatif, universel. Composé d’après les meilleurs cartes, tant gravées que manuscrites des plus célébres géographes et ingénieurs. Paris

ParisEUR 1,500.00 - 1,500.00EUR 1,230.00
16

Sammelatlas mit 50 Gesamt- und Gebietskarten aus allen Teilen der Welt. Bei Joh. Bapt. Homann (17) und Homann Erben (33), 18. Jahrhundert.

EUR 4,500.00 - 4,500.00EUR 4,059.00
17White, Herbert Clarence

Peking the Beautiful. Comprising seventy photographic studies of the celebrated monuments of China’s northern capital and its environs. Complete with descriptive and historical notes. Introduction by Dr. Hu Shih. Shanghai

ShanghaiEUR 1,000.00 - 1,000.00EUR 1,353.00
18Curtis, William

The Botanical Magazine; or Flower- Garden displayed ... a work intended for the use of such ladies, gentlemen, and gardeners, as with to become scientifically acquainted with the plants they cultivate. 10 Bde. Mischauflage. London

LondonEUR 1,500.00 - 1,500.00EUR 1,476.00
19Duhamel du Monceau, Henri-Louis u. Jean-Louis De la Marre

Traité général des pesches, et histoire des poissons qu’elles fournissent, tant pour la subsistance des hommes, que pour plusieurs autres usages qui ont rapport aux arts et au commerce. 4 in 3 Bden. Paris

ParisEUR 5,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
20Martyn, William Frederic [d.i. William Fordyce Mavor]

A new dictionary of natural history; or compleat universal display of animated nature. With accurate representations of the most curious and beautiful animals, elegantly coloured. 2 Bde. London

LondonEUR 1,200.00 - 1,200.00EUR 984.00
21Moore, Thomas

The Ferns of Great Britain and Ireland. Edited by John Lindley. Nature-printed by Henry Bradbury. London

LondonEUR 4,500.00 - 4,500.00Not Sold
22

Pharmacopoea sive Dispensatorium Coloniense. Iussu, et authoritate S. PQ. Agrippinensis revisum et auctum labore ... Petri Holtzemii ... Köln

KölnEUR 1,000.00 - 1,000.00EUR 2,952.00
23Ronalds, Alfred

The fly-fisher’s entomology. With directions for making the artificial representation of each fly; And a few observations and instuctions on trout and grayling fishing. Introduction by Herbert Maxwell. Liverpool

LiverpoolEUR 1,500.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
24Traviès, Edouard

[Collection pittoresque des plus jolies oiseaux des quatre-parties du monde. Dessinées d’après nature]. Paris

ParisEUR 2,000.00 - 2,000.00EUR 3,321.00
25Vesalius, Andreas

Icones anatomicae. Ediderunt Academia Medicinae Nova-Eboracensis et Bibliotheca Universitatis Monacensis. München

MünchenEUR 1,000.00 - 1,000.00EUR 1,476.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b><br>Dr. Seuss, pen, ink & watercolor, calendar illustration, Thomas D. Murphy Company, 1937. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Georges Lepape, <i>Sur la Terrasse,</i> gouache & pencil, cover for <i>Vogue,</i> 1930. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Charles Dana Gibson, <i>The Coming Game, Yale vs. Vassar,</i> pen & ink, for <i>Life</i> magazine, 1895. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b><br>H.A. Rey, color pencil, charcoal, watercolor & gouache, for <i>Rafi et les 9 singes,</i> 1939. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Ernest H. Shepard, pen & ink, for Kenneth Grahame’s <i>Bertie’s Escapade,</i> 1949. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Charles Schulz, <i>The Biggest Star Measured So Far,</i> ink & wash, original <i>Peanuts</i> cartoon, published 1961. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Saul Steinberg, <i>12 Biographies, A to B,</i> pen & ink with collage, final illustration in his book <i>The Labyrinth,</i> 1960. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b><br>Jo Mielziner, <i>A Streetcar Named Desire,</i> watercolor, graphite & gouache, first color study for the award-winning 1947 production. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Charles Addams, <i>Nevermore,</i> watercolor & ink, for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1973. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> James Montgomery Flagg, <i>I Should Worry,</i> watercolor, gouache & graphite, cover for <i>Judge</i> magazine, 1914. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Edward Gorey, <i>Swan Lake, Hunters/Siegfried, Van Rothbart,</i> watercolor, pen & ink, costume designs, 1975. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Ludwig Bemelmans, <i>Sketch for Madeline,</i> gouache & ink. $6,000 to $9,000.
  • <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> [Peter I, Tsar]. <i>Simboly i emblemata ukazom i blagopovedenii imperatora Petra Alekseevicha [Symbola et emblemata jussu atque auspiciis Petri Alexeidis].</i> Amsterdam, 1705. £30,000 to £40,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> Charlemagne, Adolf. Benefice d'Adieu de Madame Naptal. [St Petersburg: 16th February 1873]. £30,000 to £40,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> [Military. Album.] [An album of drawings of weapons and their accessories, drawn from nature by the Second Cadets Corps.] St Petersburg, 1800. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> Pushkin, Alexander. <i>Evgenii Onegin.</i> St Petersburg: Dep. of Public Education, 1825-1832. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> Sumarokov, Pavel. <i>Dosugi krymskogo sud’i ili vtoroe puteshestvie v Tavridu. [The Leisure of a Crimean Judge or a Second Tour to Tauris].</i> St Petersburg: Imperial Press, 1803-5. £50,000 to £80,000
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