• <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> C.F. Payne, <i>Micawber, Imitating Norman Rockwell’s “Triple self-portrait,”</i> mixed media, 2002. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Brian Froud, media illustration published in <i>The Land of Froud,</i> 1977. Estimate $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Haddon Sundblom, <i>All a Girl Needs,</i> oil on canvas, published in <i>The Ladies’ Home Journal,</i> 1942. $8,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Adrianne Lobel, <i>My One and Only,</i> 26 scenic concept collages for the Broadway musical, 1983. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Charles Schulz, original four-panel pen and ink <i>Peanuts</i> comic strip, 1971. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b>Jack Davis, mixed media cartoon for <i>Playboy,</i> 1959. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Charles Addams, mixed media cartoon for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1937. $6,000 to $9,000.
  • <center><b>Aste Bolaffi<br>Rare Books and Autographs<br>June 22, 2021</b>
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Tolomeo, Claudio. <i>Cosmographia.</i> Ulma, Lienhart Holle, 16.07.1482.<br>€ 50.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Hondius, Henricus, & Johannes Janssonius. <i>Atlas novus, sive descriptio geographica totius orbis terrarum.</i> Amsterdam, Hondius-Janssonius, 1638. €30.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Castiglione, Baldassarre. <i>Il libro del cortegiano del conte Baldesar Castiglione.</i> Venice, eredi di Aldo, 1528. € 14.000+
    <center><b>Aste Bolaffi<br>Rare Books and Autographs<br>June 22, 2021</b>
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Bayer, Johann. <i>Uranometria, omnium asterismorum continens schemata, nova methodo delineata, aereis laminis expressa.</i> Augusta, Christoph Mang, 1603.<br>€ 12.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> [Astronomy]. <i>[Scriptores Astronomici veteres].</i> Venezia, Aldo Manuzio, 1499.<br> € 7.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Aristophanes. <i>Aristofanous Komoidiai ennea. Aristophanis Comoediae novem.</i> Venice, Aldo Manuzio, 1498. € 7.000+
    <center><b>Aste Bolaffi<br>Rare Books and Autographs<br>June 22, 2021</b>
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Herodotus. <i>Hirodotou logoi ennea [...] Herodoti libri novem quibus musarum indita sunt nomina.</i> Venice, Aldo Manuzio, 1502. € 7.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Tory, Geoffroy. <i>L’art & science de la vraye proportion des lettres attiques, ou antiques.</i> Paris, Vincent Gaultherot, 1549. € 5.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Caterina da Siena. <i>Epistole devotissime de sancta Catharina da Siena.</i> Venice, Aldo Manuzio, 1500. € 4.500+
    <center><b>Aste Bolaffi<br>Rare Books and Autographs<br>June 22, 2021</b>
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> [Chess]. Gianuzio della Manzia, Orazio. <i>Libro nel quale si tratta della maniera di giuocar' a scacchi con alcuni sottilissimi partiti.</i> Torino, Antonio Bianchi, 1597. € 3.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Newton, Isaac. <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica.</i> Amsterdam, Compagnie di Amsterdam, 1714. €2.500+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> [Turkish Empire]. Ramberti, Benedetto. <i>Libri tre delle cose de Turchi.</i> Venice, eredi di Aldo, 1539. €1.500+
  • <b><center>Doyle<br>Fine Literature<br>Online Auction<br>June 8 to June 22</b>
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> CALDWELL, ERSKINE. <i>Tobacco Road,</i> First Edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> ELIOT, GEORGE. <i>Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life.</i> Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1871-72. First edition in book form. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> BYRON, GEORGE GORDON NOEL, LORD. <i>Don Juan.</i> London: the Thomas Davison; John Hunt; John and H.L. Hunt, 1819-24. First edition. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> [BURNEY, FRANCES]. <i>Evelina, Or, A Young Lady's Entrance into the World.</i> London: T. Lowndes, 1778. First edition. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Fine Literature<br>Online Auction<br>June 8 to June 22</b>
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> SHEPARD, ERNEST H. Colored drawing of Winnie-the-Pooh and Piglet, in an autograph letter signed by Shepard. Dated February 29th, 1932. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> CARROLL, LEWIS (CHARLES LUTWIDGE DODGSON). <i>The Nursery "Alice".</i> London: MacMillan, 1890. Second (first published) edition. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> DANA, RICHARD HENRY, Jr. <i>Two Years Before the Mast.</i> New York, 1840. First edition with an autograph letter signed by Dana laid-in. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> FINE BINDING-RIVIERE] HAZLITT, WILLIAM. <i>Liber Amoris: or, the New Pygmalion.</i> London: John Hunt, 1823. First edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
  • <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> LIFE OF OSLER, PRESENTATION COPY TO NEPHEW NORMAN GWYN. CUSHING, HARVEY. 1869-1939. <i>The Life of Sir William Osler.</i> Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1925. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> OSLER TO HALSTED MENTIONING CUSHING AND WELCH. Autograph Letter Signed ("Wm Osler") to William Stewart Halsted on medical matters, 2 pp, January 19, 1919. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> CUSHING PRESENTATION COPY TO LUCIEN PRICE. CUSHING, HARVEY. <i>Intracranial Tumours.</i> Springfield, 1932. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> OSLER ON HIS CHILDHOOD. Autograph Letter Signed ("Wm Osler") to Mabel [Brewster] on returning home to Staplehurst. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> SCULTETUS, JOHANNES. 1595-1645. <i>Cheiroplotheke, seu armamentarium chirurgicum XLIII.</i> Ulm: Balthasar Kühnen, 1655. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> VICQ D'AZYR, FELIX. 1748-1794. <i>Traite d'anatomie et de physiologie.</i> Paris: Didot l'aine, 1786. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> TAGAULT, JEAN. C.1499-1546. <i>De chirugica institutione libri quinque....</i> Lyon: Guillaume Rouillé, 1549. $400 to $600.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). Autograph Logs and Journals from his 1927 Alaska Expedition. $7,000 to $ 9,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). Cañon de Chelley, 1904. Oversized orotone, 17 x 22in in original Curtis Studio frame. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). 26 cyanotypes, featuring images of Cheyenne tribes from Volume VI of <i>North American Indian,</i> c.1907, made by Curtis in the field. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). The Vanishing Race, 1904. Oversized orotone, 18 x 24in in original Curtis Studio frame. $20,000 to $30,000.
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De Baecque and Associes: Ancient and Modern Books

Auction Reports

Auction Name Ancient and Modern Books Total Sales (EUR) 96,360.00
Auction Date 10/14/2020 - 10/14/2020 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 62,740.00
Sale Number #106608 High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 91,850.00
Total Lots 303
Sold Lots 200 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 134,050.00
% of Lots Sold 66.01% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 188,430.00
Unsold Lots 103 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 51.14%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
148 PARÉ (Ambroise).

Dix livres de la Chirurgie, avec Le Magasin des Instruments nécessaires à icelle.

1564 (1563). EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 10,500.00
229 [COLLECTIF] - LAURENCIN (Marie).

Éventail. Dix gravures de Marie Laurencin accompagnées de poésies nouvelles de Louis Codet, Jean Pellerin....

1942 EUR 4,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 7,800.00
248 SEGUY (Emile Alain).

Insectes.

[1929]. EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 5,800.00
147 PANZER (G.W.F.) - STURM (Jakob).

Faunae insectorum Germanicae initia, oder Deutschlands Insecten.

1792-1823?). EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 4,800.00
246 RIVIERE (Henri).

La céramique dans l'art musulman, recueil de cent planches en couleurs reproduisant les plus belles pièces originales choisies dans les musées et les collections privées françaises et étrangères.

1913 EUR 3,000.00 - 3,500.00 EUR 4,800.00
65 [DURANT de LA BERGERIE (Gilles).

Imitations du latin de Jean Bonnefons, avec dautres gayetez amoureuses de l'invention de l'autheur. Dernière édition revüe et corrigée.

1610 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 2,050.00
231 DANTE.

La divine comédie. L'enfer - Le Purgatoire - Le Paradis. Illustrations de Dali.

1963 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 2,000.00
21

BIBLIA cum concordantiis veteris et novi testamentis [...].

1516 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 1,700.00
42 [CHERRIER (Claude)].

Polissonniana ou recueil de turlupinades, quolibets, rébus, jeux de mots, allusions, allégories... avec les équivoques de l'homme inconnu et la liste des plus rares curiositez.

1864 EUR 200.00 - 400.00 EUR 1,500.00
36 CHALLES (Robert).

Journal d'un voyage fait aux Indes orientales par une escadre de six vaisseaux commandés par M. Duquesne depuis le 24 février 1690 jusqu'au 20 août 1691 par ordre de la Compagnie des Indes Orientales.

1721 EUR 300.00 - 500.00 EUR 1,300.00
110 LE ROY (Jacques).

Castella & praetoria nobilium Brabantiae, coenobiaque celebriora, ad vivum delineata, in quatuor partes divisa - L'érection de toutes les terres, seigneuries & familles titrées du Brabant...

1699 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 1,200.00
185 TALLEYRAND-PERIGORD (Louis de).

Mes souvenirs.

EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 1,200.00
24 BORY DE SAINT-VINCENT (J.B.G.).

Voyage dans les quatre principales iles des mers d'Afrique, pendant les années 1801 et 1802.

1804 EUR 400.00 - 600.00 EUR 1,000.00
99 JONSTON (John).

Historiae naturalis de piscibus et cetis. - Historiae naturalis de exanguibus aquaticis. - Historiae naturalis de insectis. - Historiae naturalis de serpentibus.

1657 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 1,000.00
173

SAINT REMY DES LANDES (Les constitutions de l'abbaye de).

1705 EUR 400.00 - 600.00 EUR 1,000.00
33

CARTE TOPOGRAPHIQUE DE LA FRANCE levée et publiée par ordre du Roi, gravée à l'échelle de 1 pour 80.000.

1833-1845. EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 950.00
2 [ALBANIS-BEAUMONT (Jean-François)].

Select Views of the Antiquities and Harbours in the south of France, with typographical and historical descriptions.

1794 EUR 200.00 - 300.00 EUR 850.00
44 [CITRI DE LA GUETTE (Samuel)].

Histoire de la conqueste de la Floride, par les Espagnols, sous Ferdinand de Soto.

1685 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 850.00
46 COOK (James).

Voyage dans l'hémisphère austral et autour du monde sur les vaisseaux de Roi l'Aventure & la Résolution en 1772, 1773, 1774 & 1775.

1778 EUR 150.00 - 250.00 EUR 800.00
79 FURETIERE (A).

Le Roman Bourgeois. Ouvrage comique.

1666 EUR 700.00 - 900.00 EUR 800.00
83 GAZIO (Antonio).

Florida Corona que ad sanitatis hominum conseruatione ac longeuam vitam perducendam sunt pernecessaria continens.

1516 EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 800.00
139 MOLIERE.

OEuvres, revues, corrigées et augmentées.

1697 EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 800.00
225 CERVANTÈS (Miguel de).

Don Quichotte de la Manche.

1948-1950. EUR 200.00 - 300.00 EUR 800.00
80 GALIEN.

De usu partium corporis humani, libri XVI. Nicolao Regio Calabro interprete...

1550 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 750.00
123

MANUSCRIT SUR VELIN ENLUMINÉ DU XIX° SIÈCLE. Messe du Mariage. Peint et donné par Hélène du Maillé à sa cousine Jeanne Marie.

1889 EUR 400.00 - 600.00 EUR 720.00
  • <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [CIVIL WAR] -- [SHERIDAN, Philip Henry]. Personal headquarters flag of Philip Henry Sheridan used when he led the 2nd Michigan Cavalry. Spring - Summer 1862. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY]. Half plate daguerreotype of firefighter Walter Van Erven Dorens. [San Francisco]: n.p., [ca 1854-1856]. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [LINCOLNIANA]. Abraham Lincoln banner possibly made for the 1864 presidential campaign. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [REVOLUTIONARY WAR - CONTINENTAL CONGRESS]. [HOLTEN, Dr. Samuel]. An archive of letters related to Danvers, Massachusetts, physician and statesman Dr. Samuel Holten. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD]. CARBUTT, John, photographer. Exceptional collection of 27 stereoviews from the series, "Excursion to the 100th Meridian, October 1866." Chicago, [1866]. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [ALASKAN GOLD RUSH]. William Steele West and family, extensive archive of photographs, diaries, correspondence, and personal items. [Ca 19th - 20th century]. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [TAYLOR, Zachary]. Quarter plate daguerreotype featuring the 12th President of the United States. N.p.: n.p., [ca 1845]. $8,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [WASHINGTON, George]. Signed Society of the Cincinnati document. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> LINCOLN, Abraham. Autograph endorsement signed ("A. Lincoln"), as President. [Washington], 29 September 1862. 1 page, 4to, old creases. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> JEFFERSON, Thomas. Autograph letter signed ("Th. Jefferson"), as United States President, to Robert Patterson. Washington DC, 2 July 1805. 1 page, 4to, evenly toned, small tear from seal. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY] -- [ALCOTT, Elizabeth Sewall]. Ninth plate ruby ambrotype attributed to Elizabeth Sewall Alcott. N.p., [ca 1856-1857]. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [WESTERN AMERICANA]. RUSSELL, Andrew Joseph, photographer. <i>Salt Lake City, From the Top of the Tabernacle.</i> [1869]
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Livres et Manuscrits :<br>de Cervantès à Houellebecq<br>18 – 25 June</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> Jouve, Paul -- François-Louis Schmied -- Rudyard Kipling. <i>Le Livre de la Jungle,</i> 1919.<br>€ 80,000 to € 120,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> Cervantès Saavedra, Miguel de. <i>El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha.</i> Bruxelles, 1607.<br>€ 30,000 to € 50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> Buren, Daniel - Aimé Césaire. Cahier d'un retour au pays natal. Solstice, 2004. 1/140 ex. Avec 1/20 suites d'œuvres originales.<br>€ 4,000 to € 6,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> [Musique] - Gioacchino Traversa. Six sonates à violon seul. [Vers 1770].<br>€ 3,000 to € 5,000.
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