• <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> [EINSTEIN, ALBERT]; JOHN GRAUDENZ [PHOTOGRAPHER]. Photographic portrait of Albert Einstein by John Graudenz, taken circa 1928. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> ENIGMA M4. A fully operational four-rotor ("M4") Kriegsmarine Enigma Cipher Machine. Berlin-Wilmersdorf, Germany, Heimsoeth und Rinke, 1942. $300,000 to $500,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> FEYNMAN, RICHARD P. <i>“Surely You’re Joking Mr. Feynman”. Adventures of a Curious Character.</i> New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1985. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> An intact egg of the Aepyornis Maximus, or Elephant Bird. Pre-17th century, Madagascar. $35,000 to $45,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> Palm frond with fish. Green River Formation, Wyoming, United States. <i>Sabalites sp.,</i> and <i>Diplomystus dentatus</i> Cenozoic, Eocene (53-33 million years ago). $60,000 to $70,000.
  • <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.
  • <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.

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Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
10/03/2019 - 10/03/2019
Page Size: 216 items in 9 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1 Anfam (David)

Mark Rothko: The Works on Canvas. A Catalogue Raisonné

New Haven & London2008GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 237.50
2 Bacon (Francis) Rothenstein (John) & Ronald Alley.

Francis Bacon...Catalogue Raisonné...

1964GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 225.00
3 Chaumeil (Louis)

Van Dongen: L'homme et l'artiste - La vie et l'oeuvre

Geneva1967GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 162.50
4 Cézanne (Paul) Rewald (John)

The Paintings of Paul Cézanne: A Catalogue Raisonné

1996GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 500.00
5 Chagall (Marc) Sorlier (Charles)

Marc Chagall: The Illustrated Books

Paris1990GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 175.00
6 Degas (Edgar) Lemoisne (Paul-André)

Degas et son Oeuvre

New York & London1984GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 212.50
7 Dufy (Raoul) Laffaille (Maurice)

Raoul Dufy: Catalogue Raisonné de l'Oeuvre Peint

1972-77GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 250.00
8Dube (Annemarie & Wolf-Dieter)

E.L.Kirchner: Das Graphische Werk

Munich1991GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 150.00
9 Gauguin (Paul) Wildenstein (Daniel)

Gauguin: A Savage in the Making. Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings (1873-1888)

Paris & Milan2002GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 1,187.50
10 Giacometti (Alberto) Carluccio (Luigi)

Giacometti: A Sketchbook of Interpretive Drawings

New Yorkc.1967GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 150.00
11 Hopper (Edward) Levin (Gail)

Edward Hopper: A Catalogue Raisonné

New York1995GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 275.00
12Pissarro (Ludovic Rodo) & Lionello Venturi.

Camille Pissarro: son Art - son Oeuvre Catalogue Raisonné

San Francisco1989GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 550.00
13 Jawlensky (Alexej von) Jawlensky (Maria) & others.

Alexej von Jawlensky: Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings

1991GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 325.00
14 Léger (Fernand) Bauquier (Georges)

Fernand Léger: Catalogue Raisonné de l'Oeuvre Peint

Paris1990-92GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 500.00
15 Matisse (Henri) Dauberville (G.-P. & Michel)

Matisse: Henri Matisse chez Bernheim-Jeune

Paris1995GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 175.00
16 Modigliani (Amedeo) Lanthemann (J.)

Modigliani 1884-1920: Catalogue Raisonné

Barcelona1970GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 375.00
17 Monet (Claude) Wildenstein (Daniel)

Claude Monet: Biographie et Catalogue Raisonné

Lausanne & Paris1979-85.GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 200.00
18 Monet (Claude) Wildenstein (Daniel)

Monet or the Triumph of Impressionism including Catalogue Raisonné

Cologne & Lausanne1996GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 400.00
19 Picasso (Pablo) Chipp (Herschel)

The Picasso Project Picasso's Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings and Sculpture: A Comprehensive Illustrated Catalogue 1885-1973

San Francisco1995-2002GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 400.00
20 Picasso (Pablo) Daix (Pierre) & others.

Picasso 1900-1906: Catalogue Raisonné de l'Oeuvre Peint

Neuchatel1988GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 250.00
21 Picasso (Pablo) Warncke (Carsten-Peter)

Pablo Picasso 1881-1973

Cologne1994GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 137.50
22 Rouault (Georges) Dorival (Bernard) & Isabelle Rouault.

Rouault: L'Oeuvre Peint

Monte Carlo1988GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 150.00
23Nakov (Andréi)

Malevich: Painting the Absolute

Farnham2010GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 375.00
24 Salomon (Antoine) & Guy Cogeval.

Vuillard: The Inexhaustible Glance. Critical Catalogue of Paintings and Pastels

Milan2003GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 325.00
25 Seuphor (Michel)

Piet Mondrian: Life and Work

New York1956GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 106.25
  • <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.
  • <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.
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