Swann Galleries: Fine Books and Autographs, 2559, New York

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
02/25/2021 - 02/25/2021
Page Size: 269 items in 11 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
76ELGAR, EDWARD

ELGAR, EDWARD. Autograph Musical Quotation Signed, three bars for viola from Caractacus,

NpndUSD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 688.00
77LEONCAVALLO, RUGGIERO

LEONCAVALLO, RUGGIERO. Autograph Musical Quotation Signed and Inscribed, to "My good friend [journalist Ludwig] Karpath / . . . R. Leon

Vienna1898USD 350.00 - 500.00USD 423.00
78MALIBRAN, MARIA FELICIA

MALIBRAN, MARIA FELICIA. Partly-printed Document Signed, "M.F. Malibran," receipt from the Théâtre Royal Italien acknowledging payment

Paris1830USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 358.00
79PORTER, COLE

PORTER, COLE. Small Photograph Signed, bust portrait,

NpndUSD 300.00 - 400.00USD 438.00
80PUCCINI, GIACOMO

PUCCINI, GIACOMO. Autograph Letter Signed, "Puccini," to "Dear Pietrino," in Italian,

Np1922USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 469.00
81RAVEL, MAURICE

RAVEL, MAURICE. Autograph Letter Signed, to Jean Monval, in French, declining a proposal.

Montfort-l'Amaury1929USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 1,625.00
82ROSSINI, GIOACCHINO

ROSSINI, GIOACCHINO. Photograph Inscribed and Signed, "G. Rossini" twice, carte-de-visite, half-length portrait showing him seated.

Paris1868USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00Not Sold
83STRAUSS, RICHARD

STRAUSS, RICHARD. Brief Typed Letter Signed, to Hofrat Ferdinand, in German:

Vienna1921USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 455.00
84STRAVINSKY, IGOR

STRAVINSKY, IGOR. Autograph Musical Quotation dated and Signed, "IStravinsky," three bars from his ballet Orpheus,

Np1949USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 1,063.00
85TOSCANINI, ARTURO

TOSCANINI, ARTURO. Photograph Signed and Inscribed, "To Joseph Pirozzi / in cordial remembrance,"

Np1938USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 438.00
86VAUGHAN WILLIAMS, RALPH

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS, RALPH. Program for his opera, Hugh the Drover, or Love in the Stocks, Signed, "RVaughanWilliams,"

London1933USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 438.00
87VERDI, GIUSEPPE

VERDI, GIUSEPPE. Brief Autograph Letter Signed, "GVerdi," to "Giulio," in Italian:

NpndUSD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 910.00
88WAGNER, RICHARD

WAGNER, RICHARD. Autograph Letter Signed, to G[abriel?] Vicaire, in French, declining to send scores and referring him to his publisher

Paris1861USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 3,500.00
89WAGNER, RICHARD

WAGNER, RICHARD. Autograph Letter Signed, to "Dearest friend," in German,

Penzing bei Wien Vienna1863USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 4,250.00
90WAGNER, RICHARD

WAGNER, RICHARD. Partly-printed Document dated and Signed, receipt from Carl Voltz [of theatrical agents Volts and Batz, Wiesbaden], in

Bayreuth1876USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 1,875.00
91

(MUSICIANS.) Group of 7 items Signed, or Signed and Inscribed: Samuel Barber * Charles Gounod * Amelita Galli-Curci * Camille Saint-Saë

VpvdUSD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 1,000.00
92

(MUSICIANS.) Group of 18 Autograph Letters Signed, and a Letter Signed, to various recipients, in French, on various topics.

VpvdUSD 300.00 - 400.00USD 938.00
93

(MUSICIANS--COMPOSERS

VpvdUSD 500.00 - 750.00USD 344.00
94BALDWIN, JAMES

BALDWIN, JAMES

New York1974USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 1,063.00
95LADY BYRON

LADY BYRON CONCERNED FOR ESTATE OF WRITER ANNA BROWNELL JAMESON BYRON, ANNE ISABELLA MILBANKE

London1860USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 1,875.00
96BYRON, GEORGE GORDON NOEL

BYRON, GEORGE GORDON NOEL. Autograph Letter Signed, “Byron,” to his Cambridge classmate William John Bankes,

Np 1812?USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 5,500.00
97COLETTE, SIDONIE GABRIELLE

COLETTE, SIDONIE GABRIELLE. Autograph Letter Signed, "Colette," to Emilie Keller, in French,

Paris1930USD 150.00 - 250.00USD 488.00
98LAWRENCE, D.H

LAWRENCE, D.H. Autograph Letter Signed, to his agent James Brand Pinker, in pencil,

St. Ives1917USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 1,250.00
99MAUGHAM, WILLIAM SOMERSET

MAUGHAM, WILLIAM SOMERSET. Typed Letter Signed, "W.S. Maugham," to "Dear Margaret,"

Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat1962USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 150.00
100SHAW, GEORGE BERNARD

SHAW, GEORGE BERNARD. Photograph Signed and Inscribed, "I used to look like this / G. Bernard Shaw,"

Np1929USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 2,000.00
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Bibliothèque littéraire<br>Hubert Heilbronn<br>11 May 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s May 11:</b> Breton, André. <i>Nadja.</i> Paris, N.R.F., Gallimard, 1928. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s May 11:</b> [Stendhal, Henri Beyle dit]. <i>Le Rouge et le Noir,</i> chronique du XIXe siècle. Paris, Levavasseur, 1831. €20,000 to €30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s May 11:</b> Dumas, Alexandre. <i>Les Trois mousquetaires.</i> 1844. 8 vols. In 4. Paris, Baudry, 1844. €30,000 to €50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s May 11:</b> Mallarmé, Stéphane -- Edgar Allan Poe. <i>Les Poèmes d’Edgar Poe.</i> Bruxelles, Edmond Deman, 1888. €18,000 to €25,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s May 11:</b> Proust, Marcel. <i>Le côté de Guermantes II. Sodome et Gomorrhe I. [and] Sodome et Gomorrhe II.</i> Paris, N.R.F., 1921 et 1922. €20,000 to €30,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Westvaco–Inspirations for Printers,</i> 3 volumes, 1938-61. $200 to $300.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Proef van Letteren, <i>Welk gegooten worden in de Nieuwe Haerlemsche Lettergietery,</i> 1768. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Paul Klee, <i>Bauhaus Ausstellung Juli – Sept.,</i> Weimar, 1923. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Michel Seuphor & Jozef Peeters, <i>Het Overzicht Nos.</i> 22-23-24, Antwerp, 1922. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Wolfrum & Co., <i>Modern Graphik, Serie I…,</i> complete portfolio, 1909. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Gravure et Fonderie deC. Derriey: Specimen-Album,</i> Paris, 1862. $5,000 to $7,500.
  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> CURRIER and IVES, publishers -- After Frances F. Palmer. The Rocky Mountains. Emigrants Crossing the Plains, 1866. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [BIBLE, in English]. <i>The New Testament of Jesus Christ, translated faithfully into English.</i> Rheims, 1582. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [BIBLE, in Latin]. <i>Biblia latina.</i> Venice: Franz Renner of Hailbrun [Heilbrunn], 1483. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe (1792-1822). Autograph letter signed ("P. B. S."), to Charles Ollier. Florence, Italy, 15 December 1819. “MY PROMETHEUS IS THE BEST THING I EVER WROTE.” $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> RAMSAY, David (1749-1815). <i>The History of the Revolution of South-Carolina…</i> Trenton: Isaac Collins, 1785. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [BINDINGS]. MUIR, John (1838-1914). <i>The Writings of John Muir.</i> Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1916-1924. 10 vols. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [CHICAGO] -- <i>Park & Guide Map of Chicago.</i> Chicago: Jas. Van Vechten, 1873. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> CURRIER and IVES, publishers -- After Frances F. Palmer. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [ALLEN PRESS]. SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). <i>Romeo and Juliet.</i> Greenbrae: Allen Press, 1988. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> BEMELMANS, Ludwig (1898-1962). Pencil drawing on paper. 247 x 198 mm, sight, matted and framed. Showing a child shooting at a baby's balloon. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [LOGAN ELM PRESS]. HARVEY, Rebecca. <i>Any Number of Things.</i> Ohio State University, 2013. Single sheet paper scroll. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> BINYON, Laurence (1869-1943). A small archive of letters and pamphlets. $200 to $300.
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