Swann Galleries: Early Printed Books, 2582, New York

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
10/14/2021 - 10/14/2021
Page Size: 220 items in 9 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Aesop (c. 620-564 BCE)

Fables with his Life in English, French & Latin.

London1666USD 2,000.00 - 2,500.00Not Sold
2Alamanni, Luigi (1495-1556)

La Coltivazione & le Api del S. Giovanni Rucellai.

Florence1590USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 313.00
3Amelot de La Houssaye, Sieur Abraham-Nicolas (1634-1706)

The History of the Government of Venice.

London1675USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 813.00
4

Missa de Pentecostes.

Spain17th century. USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 6,750.00
5Aretino, Pietro (1492-1556)

La Prima [-Seconda] Parte de Ragionamenti.

Amsterdam, circa 1620]. USD 700.00 - 900.00Not Sold
6Aretino, Pietro (1492-1556)

La Prima [-Seconda] Parte de Ragionamenti.

circa 1650?]. USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 531.00
7Aristaenetus (fl. circa 5th or 6th CE)

Epistolae Graecae. Cum Latina Interpretatione & Notis. Tertia Editio Emendatior & Auctior.

Paris1610USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 423.00
8Ars Memorandi; Johannes Host von Romberch (c. 1480-c. 1533)

Congestorium Artificiose Memorie.

Venice1533USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 4,250.00
9

[Including]: Valentiner's The Henry Goldman Collection, New York: Privately Printed, 1922, oversized quarto, copy number 141 of 200, bound in contemporary half red morocco, front joint cracked, 17 1/2 x 13 3/4 in.; Baker's Catalogue of the Petworth Colle

USD 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold
10Benigni, Fortunato. Author's Presentation Copy with ALS.

Lettera Sugli Scavi Fatti nel Circondario dell'Antica Treja.

Macerata1812USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 344.00
11Berenger, Richard (1720-1782)

The History and Art of Horsemanship.

London1771USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 563.00
12Berthault, Pierre (1600-1681)

Liber Singularis de Ara.

Nantes1636USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
13

The Thumb Bible. Verbum Sempiternum.

London1849USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
14

Biblia das ist: Die Gantze Heilige Schrifft Deudsch.

Wittemberg1582USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 845.00
15

Pictures of the Old and New Testaments, Showing the Most Nottable Historys, in 150 Copper Platis. [sic]

Amsterdam [ca. 1750]. USD 600.00 - 800.00USD 1,125.00
16

Historia del Testamento Vecchio e Nuovo, Rappresentata con Figure in Rame.

Venice1688USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 531.00
17

Nouum Iesv Christi D.N. Testamentum. Ex Bibliotheca Regia.

Paris1550USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 4,000.00
18

The Psalmes of David Translated into Lyrick-Verse.

[Amsterdam?] Imprinted in the Neatherlands [sic]1632USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
19

The Psalmes of King David translated by King James.

London1637USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 4,500.00
20Bodin, Jean (1529-1596)

De la Demonomanie des Sorciers.

Paris1580USD 2,000.00 - 2,500.00USD 3,000.00
21Brant, Sebastian (1458-1521)

Stultifera Navis.

[Nuremberg1497USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00USD 21,250.00
22Budé, Guillaume (1467-1540)

De Asse, et Partibus eius, Libri V.

Lyon1551USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
23Buonaventura, Federico (1555-1602)

Anemologiae Pars Prior. Id est Affectionibus, Signis, Cavsisque Ventorum ex Aristotle, Theophrasto, ac Ptolomeo Tractatus.

Urbino1593USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 293.00
24Capiferreus, Franciscus Magdalenus (d. 1632); Council of Trent.

Elenchus Librorum Omnium tum in Tridentino.

Rome1632USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 228.00
25Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de (1547-1616)

The History of the Most Renowned Don Quixote of Mancha: and his Trusty Squire Sancho Pancha.

London1687USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 5,750.00
  • <i>Der Sturm.</i> 1922. Sold October 2021 for € 13,000.
    Diophantus Alexandrinus, <i>Arithmeticorum libri sex.</i> 1670. Sold October 2021 for € 18,000.
    <i>Cozzani Ettore e altri, l’Eroica. Tutto il pubblicato.</i> Sold October 2021 for € 11,000.
    Newton Isaac, <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica.</i> 1714. Sold October 2021 for € 7,500.
    Manetti Saverio, <i>Storia naturale degli uccelli.</i> 1767-1776. Sold April 2021 for € 26,000.
  • <center><br>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Maps & Atlases<br>Natural History<br>& Color Plate Books<br>December 9, 2021</b>
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. Carolina Parrot. Plate 26. Hand-colored aquatint and engraved plate from Audubon's <i>Birds of America.</i> $80,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> Francisco Henrique Carls. [Album de Pernambuco e seus Arrabaldes]. Fifty-three chromolithographed plates of landscape, town views and more of the state of Pernambuco, northeast Brazil. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> Captain Thomas Davies, after. Group of 5 engraved topographical scenes of North American waterfalls. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <center><br>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Maps & Atlases<br>Natural History<br>& Color Plate Books<br>December 9, 2021</b>
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> William R. Morley. Morley's Map of New Mexico. Large lithographed pocket map with original hand-color in outline. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> Frederick William Beechey, et al. <i>The Zoology of Captain Beechey's Voyage; Compiled from the Collections and Notes Made by Captain Beechey…</i> $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> ZUDA ROKASHI (Priest Hotan.) Nansenbushu Bankoku Shoka No Zu. Woodblock wall map of the world on 16 sheets joined. $5,000 to $7,500.
  • <b><center> Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 29th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b> Latin Book of Hours, Langres around 1490. Est: €50,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>T. Livius, <i>Römische Historien,</i> 1533. Est: €12,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>G. Mendel, <i>Versuche über Pflanzen-Hybriden,</i> 1865-66. Est: €30,000
    <b><center> Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 29th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>A. Verard, Book of Hours, around 1488. Est: €30,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>A. Ortelius, <i>Theatrum orbis terrarum,</i> 1601. Est: €80,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br><i>Der Sturm,</i> 1910-1916. Est: €16,000
    <b><center> Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 29th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b> <i>Cronica van der hilliger Stat Coellen,</i> 1499. Est: €25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>M. Catesby, <i>Piscium serpentum insectorum,</i> 1777. Est: €25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>W. Grohmann, <i>Das Werk Ernst Ludwig Kirchners,</i> 1926. Est: €20,000
    <b><center> Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 29th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>P. Borgo, <i>Aritmetica mercantile,</i> 1491. Est: €16,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>D. Roberts, <i>Egypt and Nubia,</i> 1846-49. Est: €8,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b> <i>Estampes,</i> with the suite by P. Picasso, 1950. Est: €15,000
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Zang Tumb Tuuum:<br>la révolution futuriste<br>Online Auction<br>30 November – 7 December</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 18:</b> The "Official Edition" of the United States Constitution and the First Printing of the Final Text of the Constitution, 1787. $15,000,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 30 – Dec. 7:</b> Marinetti, Filippo Tommaso. I Paroliberi Futuristi. 1914-1915. 8 p. Unique corrected proofs, for an anthology that remained unpublished. €40,000 to €60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 30 – Dec. 7:</b> Cangiullo, Francesco. Studenti in Lettere. Università. 1915. Seminal work, featured in 3 historical futurist exhibitions. €20,000 to €30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 30 – Dec. 7:</b> Cangiullo, Francesco. Chiaro di luna. Circa 1915. Collage and gouache on paper. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 30 – Dec. 7:</b> Marinetti, Filippo Tommaso. Manicure. Faire les ongles à l'Italie. Circa 1915. A fantastic parody of an advertising poster. €20,000 to €30,000.
  • <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>December 9</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 47. Roosevelt, Theodore. Photograph inscribed to Morris J. Hirsch. May 7th 1918. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 178. Whitman, Walt. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn, New York: [Printed for the author], 1955. First edition in the first issue binding. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 38. Mather, Cotton. <i>Magnalia Christi Americana; or, the Ecclesiastical History of New-England.</i> London: Printed for Thomas Parkhurst, 1702. First edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 55. Taylor, Zachary. Autograph letter signed as President-Elect. Baton Rouge: January 15, 1849. $5,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 203. Picasso, Pablo. <i>Verve</i> Vol. V, Nos. 19-20. Paris: Editions Verve, 1948. Inscribed on the title page by Picasso. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>December 9</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 211. Domergue, Jean-Gabriel. L'Ete a Monte Carlo. Lithographed poster, Lucien Serre & Cie, Paris, circa 1937. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 105. Manuscript Illumination attr. to Neri da Rimini. Large excised initial "N" from a choirbook, extensively historiated. [Likely Rimini: first quarter of the 14th century]. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 40. McKenney, Thomas L. and Hall, James. <i>History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs.</i> Philadelphia: Rice, Rutter & Co., 1870. $3,00
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 222. Searle, Ronald. [Pets--a dog, cats and a parrot-- surrounded by books, and inspecting a globe, perhaps planning global domination]. Original drawing, 17 3/8 x 13 1/2 inches. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 98. Faden, William; Scull, Nicholas and George Heap. A Plan of the City and Environs of Philadelphia, Survey'd by N. Scull and G. Heap. London: William Faden, 12 March 1777. $3,000 to $5,000.
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