Swann Galleries: Early Printed Books, 2563, New York

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Auction Report
Auction Date
04/08/2021 - 04/08/2021
Page Size: 268 items in 11 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

Limited Edition Facsimiles of Early Books. Including: The Anatomical Excercises of Dr. William Harvey de Motu Cordis, 1628: de Circulatione Sanguinis, 1649; the First English Text of 1653,

London1928USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 344.00

Vade Mecum. Missale Itinerarium seu Misse Peculiares Valde Devote.

Nuremberg1510USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 2,750.00
78Loyola, Saint Ignatius of

Essercitii Spirituali.

Rome1625USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 594.00
79Machiavelli, Niccolò

I Discorsi, [bound with] Il Prencipe.

Palermo; London1584USD 600.00 - 800.00USD 5,250.00

Manuscript Leaves, Hand-illuminated Facsimiles.

USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 563.00

Manuscript Leaves, Two Early Examples. Including: single parchment leaf from a German Psalter,

circa 1225USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 1,625.00

Manuscript on Paper. The Retreat, a Sentimental Fragment Interspersed with Dialogues.

Britain1817USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 438.00

Manuscript on Parchment, Requiem Mass. Missae in Agenda Defunctorum Deservientes ex Missali Romano.

Antwerp1687USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 3,120.00

Mazarinade. Lettre de Consolation Envoyée dans les Champs Elisées au Sultan Hibraim par le Sultan Mehemet son Fils, Empereur des Turcs.

?Paris1649USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 975.00
85Mercier, Jean

Tabulae In Grammaticen Linguae Chaldaeae, quae & Syriaca dicitur. Multa interim de Rabbinico & Talmudico Stilo Traduntur.

Paris1560USD 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold
86Milton, John

The Poetical Works.

London1695USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 5,250.00
87Montaigne, Michel de trans. John Florio

The Essayes or Morall, Politike, and Militarie Discourses.

London1632USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 3,000.00
88More, Thomas

De Optimo Reip. Statu, deque Nova Insula Utopia, Libellus Vere Aureus.

Basel1518USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
89Mottley, John

The History of the Life and Reign of the Empress Catharine.

London1744USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 219.00
90Musurus, Marcus, ed.

Epistolae Diversorum Philosophorum, Oratorum, Rhetorum.

Venice1499USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 3,000.00
91Narrative Poetry, English.

The Muse in Good Humour: or, a Collection of the Best Poems, Comic Tales, Choice Fables, Enigmas, &c.

London1745USD 600.00 - 800.00USD 688.00
92Olaus, Archbishop of Uppsala, Magnus

A Compendious History of the Goths, Swedes, & Vandals, and other Northern Nations.

London1658USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 375.00
93Olivier, J.

Fencing Familiarized: or a New Treatise on the Art of Sword Play. L'Art des Armes Simplifié.

London1771USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 406.00
94Orbellis, Nicolas de

Sup[er] Sententias Co[m]pendium.

Paris1520USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 563.00

Ornaments Displayed on a Full-Size for Working. Proper for all Carvers, Painters, &c: Containing a Variety of Accurate Examples of Foliage and Friezes.

Londoncirca 1770s.USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 3,500.00

Metamorphoses in Fifteen Books. Translated by the Most Eminent Hands.

London1717USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 2,750.00

Papal Decretals Listing Banned Books, 1657-1727, Four Examples.

1657-1727USD 600.00 - 800.00USD 3,000.00
98Peacham, Henry

The Compleat Gentleman. [and] The Gentlemans Exercise.

London1634USD 500.00 - 700.00Not Sold
99Pennant, Thomas

Arctic Zoology.

London1784-1785.USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 2,000.00
100Percier, Charles & Pierre-François-Léonard Fontaine.

Recueil des Decorations Interieures.

Paris1801USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
  • <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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