• <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.
  • <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
  • <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

Christies: Library of Martine de Behague and the Counts of Ganay - Part One, 18470, Paris

Auction Details

Auction Date
11/26/2019 - 11/26/2019
Page Size: 187 items in 8 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1AFFINATI D’ACUTO, Jacques.

Le Monde renversé san-dessus dessous. Traicté auquel est montré par maintes belles raisons que le peché a ietté une horrible confusion en l’Univers.

Paris1610EUR 400.00 - 600.00Unknown
2ALUNNO, Francesco (1484-1556).

Della Fabrica del Mondo di M. Francesco Alunno da Ferrara. Libri X.

Venise1575EUR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00Unknown
3ARIOSTE Ludovico Ariosto dit L' (1474-1533).

Orlando furioso... [avec] Cinque canti di un nuovo libro di M. Lodovico Ariosto.

Venise1551EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00Unknown
4AUGUSTIN, d'Hippone, dit Saint (354-430).

Les Confessions de S. Augustin.

Paris1676EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00Unknown
5[ARNAULD, Antoine (1612-1694)].

Historia et Concordia Evangelica…

Paris1660EUR 400.00 - 600.00Unknown
6[AUBUSSON, Pierre Arnaud, vicomte d’ (1717-1797)].

Modèle d’un nouveau ressort d’oeconomie politique ou Banque rurale, offert aux observations du public.

Brive-La-Gaillarde1772EUR 1,800.00 - 2,200.00Unknown
7[BAILLY, Jean-Sylvain (1736-1793)].

Discours et Mémoires, par l’auteur de l’Histoire de l’astronomie.

Paris1790EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Unknown
8BENACCI, Vittorio (1571-1629).

Descrittione de gli apparati fatti in Bologna per la venuta di N. S. Papa Clemente VIII con gli disegni de gli Archi, Statue e Pitture.

Bologne 1598EUR 5,000.00 - 7,000.00Unknown
9BERENGER, Guillaume.

Response a plusieurs injures et railleries, écrites contre Michel Seigneur de Monta[i]gne, dans un livre intitulé La Logique ou l'Art de Penser,

Rouen1667EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Unknown
10[BERNARD LE TRÉVISAN (1406-1490)].

Le Texte d’Alchymie, et le Songe-verd.

Paris1595EUR 800.00 - 1,200.00Unknown
11

[BIBLE] - Manuscrit arménien enluminé sur vélin , fragment issu d’un évangéliaire.

[Constantinople ?]1675EUR 5,000.00 - 7,000.00Unknown
12

Biblia Ad vetustissima exemplaria castigata.

Anvers1570EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Unknown
13

Le Nouveau Testament de Nostre Seigneur Jesus Christ…

Mons1668EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Unknown
14

Le Nouveau Testament de Nostre Seigneur Jesus Christ.... [avec] Les Epistres de S. Paul. Les Epistres canoniques. L'Apocalypse. [avec] De l'imitation de Jesus-Christ.

Mons; Bruxelles1677, 1701EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Unknown
15BOCCACE, Jean (1313-1375).

Le Decameron de M. Iean Bocace Florentin, nouvellement traduict d'Italien en Françoys par maistre Antoine Le Maçon conseiller du roy, & trésorier de l'extra-ordinaire de ses guerres.

Lyon1552EUR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Unknown
16BOCCACE, Jean (1313-1375).

La Flammette amoureuse.

Paris1585EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Unknown
17BOFFRAND, Germain (1667-1754).

Description de ce qui a été pratiqué pour fondre en bronze d'un seul jet La Figure Equestre de Louis XIV élevée par la ville de Paris dans la place de Louis le Grand en mil six cens quantre-vingt-dix-neuf.

Paris1743EUR 1,200.00 - 1,800.00Unknown
18BOURDALOUE, Louis (1632-1704).

Sermons.

Paris1707-1721. EUR 5,000.00 - 7,000.00Unknown
19BRODEAU, Julien (ca. 1585-1653).

Commentaire sur la Coustume de la Prevosté et vicomté de Paris…

Paris1658EUR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Unknown
20BRUMOY, Pierre (1688-1742).

Le Théâtre des Grecs.

Paris1730EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Unknown
21BRUNET, Jacques-Charles (1780-1867).

Manuel du libraire et de l'amateur de livres contenant 1° un nouveau dictionnaire bibliographique (...) ; 2° Une table en forme de catalogue raisonné.

Paris1860-1864. EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00Unknown
22BURE, Guillaume de (1734-1820).

Catalogue des livres de Feu M. Lemarié, écuuer, ancien Conseiller au Châtelet : disposé & mis en ordre par Guillaume de Bure, fils ainé.

Paris1776EUR 800.00 - 1,200.00Unknown
23BURE, Guillaume de (1734-1820).

Catalogue des livres de la bibliothèque de feu M. le duc d'Aumont.

Paris1782EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Unknown
24BURE, Guillaume-François de (1732-1782).

Bibliographie instructive : ou Traité de la connoissance des livres rares et singuliers.

Paris1763-1768. EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Unknown
25CARDANUS, Hieronymus (1501-1576).

Arcana politica sive de prudentia civili liber singularis.

Leyde1635EUR 600.00 - 800.00Unknown
  • <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
  • <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.
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