• <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.
  • <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.

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

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Auction Report
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 - 600.00EUR 500.00
2ALUNNO, Francesco (1484-1556).

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

Venise1575EUR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00EUR 17,500.00
3ARIOSTE Ludovico Ariosto dit L' (1474-1533).

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

Venise1551EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00Not Sold
4AUGUSTIN, d'Hippone, dit Saint (354-430).

Les Confessions de S. Augustin.

Paris1676EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00EUR 6,000.00
5[ARNAULD, Antoine (1612-1694)].

Historia et Concordia Evangelica…

Paris1660EUR 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
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 - 2,200.00EUR 3,000.00
7[BAILLY, Jean-Sylvain (1736-1793)].

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

Paris1790EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00EUR 2,500.00
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 - 7,000.00EUR 7,125.00
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 - 1,500.00Not Sold
10[BERNARD LE TRÉVISAN (1406-1490)].

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

Paris1595EUR 800.00 - 1,200.00EUR 3,500.00
11

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

[Constantinople ?]1675EUR 5,000.00 - 7,000.00EUR 13,125.00
12

Biblia Ad vetustissima exemplaria castigata.

Anvers1570EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00EUR 1,500.00
13

Le Nouveau Testament de Nostre Seigneur Jesus Christ…

Mons1668EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00EUR 1,125.00
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 - 2,000.00EUR 1,750.00
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 - 5,000.00EUR 3,375.00
16BOCCACE, Jean (1313-1375).

La Flammette amoureuse.

Paris1585EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00EUR 6,875.00
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 - 1,800.00EUR 1,125.00
18BOURDALOUE, Louis (1632-1704).

Sermons.

Paris1707-1721. EUR 5,000.00 - 7,000.00EUR 8,750.00
19BRODEAU, Julien (ca. 1585-1653).

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

Paris1658EUR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00EUR 3,250.00
20BRUMOY, Pierre (1688-1742).

Le Théâtre des Grecs.

Paris1730EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00EUR 2,250.00
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 - 4,000.00EUR 3,375.00
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 - 1,200.00EUR 2,500.00
23BURE, Guillaume de (1734-1820).

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

Paris1782EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00EUR 2,750.00
24BURE, Guillaume-François de (1732-1782).

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

Paris1763-1768. EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00EUR 4,500.00
25CARDANUS, Hieronymus (1501-1576).

Arcana politica sive de prudentia civili liber singularis.

Leyde1635EUR 600.00 - 800.00EUR 2,000.00
  • <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>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>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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