• <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
51FLÉCHIER, Valentin-Esprit (1632-1710).

Panégyriques et autres sermons.

Paris1696EUR 6,000.00 - 9,000.00Not Sold
52FONTENELLE, Bernard Le Bovier de (1657-1757).

Œuvres diverses.

La Haye1728-1729. EUR 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
53[FRÉDÉRIC II DE PRUSSE (1712-1786)].

Œuvres du Philosophe de Sans-Souci.

Potsdam1760EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00EUR 2,750.00
54[FUZELIER, Louis (1672?-1752) & GIRAUDEAU].

Les Fragments héroïques. Ballet, compôsé des actes d’Ovide et Julie, de la Chasse de Calidon et des Sauvages…

Paris1773EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00EUR 1,875.00
55GERMAIN, Pierre (1703-1783).

Elements d'orfevrerie divisés en deux parties de cinquante feuilles chacune, composés par Pierre Germain, marcchand orfevre joaillier. Première [-Seconde] partie.

ParisEUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00EUR 6,250.00
56GERSAINT, Edme-Francois (1694–1750).

Catalogue des livres de feu M. Angran vicomte de Fonspertuis.

Paris1747EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00EUR 6,000.00
57[GERVAISE, François-Armand (1660?-1751)].

Histoire de Suger, abbé de S. Denis…

Paris1721EUR 600.00 - 900.00EUR 1,500.00
58GOHORY, Jacques (mort en 1576) – THIRY, Léonard (vers 1500-1550).

Livre de la Conqueste de la Toison d’or, par le Prince Iason de Tessalie: faict par figures avec exposition d’icelles.

Paris1563EUR 120,000.00 - 180,000.00EUR 137,500.00
59GRENADE, Louis de (1504-1588).

Le Paradis des prières du R. P. F. Louÿs de Grenade. Recueilly en Latin des oeuvres spirituelles d'iceluy, & d'autres Autheurs graves et dévots, par Michel Isselt, Alemand et mis en nostre langue, par F. François Bourbon, Celestin de Paris.

Paris1601EUR 10,000.00 - 15,000.00EUR 31,250.00
60[GRIMAREST, Jean-Léonor Le Gallois, sieur de (1659-1713)].

Les Campagnes de Charles XII, roi de Suède.

Paris1705-1706. EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00Not Sold
61[GUISE, Henri II de Lorraine, duc de (1614-1664)].

Les Mémoires d’Henri de Lorraine, duc de Guise.

Paris1681EUR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
62HELIODORE d'Émèse (IIIe ou IVe siècle) - GLINCI (ou GHINI), Leonardo.

Historia di Heliodoro delle cose Ethiopiche...

Venise1586EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00EUR 1,000.00
63Historiae augustae scriptorum latinorum minorum pars prima.

L. Julius Florus, P. Vell. Paterculus, Sex. Aur. Victor, Sex. Ruf. Festus, Messala Corvinus, Eutropus, Cassiodorus M. Boxhorn Zuerius recensuit et animadversionibus illustravit.

Lugduni Batavorum [Leyde]1632EUR 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
64HOMERE (VIII? siècle av. JC.).

Homeri Odysseae libri viginti quatuor.

[Genève1570 ?EUR 700.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
65[HORACE (65 av. J.-C. - 8 av. J.-C.)].

Extraits de plusieurs auteurs latins.

1696EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00EUR 1,000.00
66HORACE (65 av. JC-8 ap. JC).

Odes, Satyres, Art poétique. Manuscrit sur papier,

seconde moitié du XVIIIe siècle. EUR 6,000.00 - 9,000.00EUR 6,875.00
67[IMPRESSION GOTHIQUE].

Le Doctrinal des Filles.

[Lyonvers 1510?EUR 5,000.00 - 7,000.00EUR 10,625.00
68[JOURNAL].

Journal des sçavans pour les années MDCLXXV MDCLXXVI.

Paris1676EUR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00EUR 3,750.00
69JACOB, Hildebrand (1692/93-1739).

A Fatal Constancy. A Tragedy.

Londres1723EUR 600.00 - 900.00EUR 1,250.00
70JOUSSE, Mathurin (ca. 1575-1645).

La Fidelle ouverture de l’art de Serrurier, ou l’on void les principaulx preceptes, Desseings, et figures touchant les expériences, et operations Manuelles, dudict Art.

La Flèche1627EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00EUR 2,250.00
71LA BAUNE, Jacques de (1649-1726).

Ludovico Magno liberalium artium parenti ac patrono munificentissimo panegyricus...

Paris1684EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00EUR 3,750.00
72LA BRUYÈRE, Jean de (1645-1696).

Les Caractéres de Théophraste traduits du grec, avec les Caractéres ou les moeurs de ce siécle.

Paris1694EUR 5,000.00 - 7,000.00EUR 15,000.00
73LA CONDAMINE, Charles Marie de (1701-1774).

Mesure des Trois Premiers Degrés du Méridien dans l'Hémisphere Austral, Tirée des Observations de M.rs de l'Académie Royale des Sciences, Envoyés par le Roi sous l'Équateur...

Paris1751EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00EUR 8,750.00
74LA FONTAINE, Jean de (1621-1695).

Fables choisies, mises en vers.

Paris1755-1759. EUR 150,000.00 - 200,000.00EUR 274,000.00
75LA FONTAINE, Jean de (1621-1695).

Contes et nouvelles en vers.

Paris1795EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00EUR 1,750.00
  • <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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