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Auction Name Modern Illustrated Books and Original Bindings Total Sales (EUR) 148,947.00
Auction Date 12/15/2020 - 12/15/2020 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 95,520.00
Sale Number #121520a High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 122,670.00
Total Lots 200
Sold Lots 159 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 251,590.00
% of Lots Sold 79.50% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 316,690.00
Unsold Lots 41 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 47.03%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
68 TZARA (Tristan).

Cinéma calendrier du cœur abstrait. Maisons.

s.d. [1920]. EUR 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 15,000.00
89 [DUBUFFET (Jean)]. GUILLEVIC (Eugène).

Les Murs.

[1950]. EUR 8,000.00 - 10,000.00 EUR 11,250.00
75 ROSNY (Joseph-Henry).

Tabubu. La Femme et l'amour dans l'ancienne Égypte.

1932 EUR 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 6,000.00
99 CHAR (René).

Lettera amorosa.

1963 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 5,500.00
71 KIPLING (Rudyard).

La Chasse de Kaa.

1930 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 5,125.00
97 JOUHANDEAU (Marcel).

Descente aux enfers.

1961 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 5,000.00
81 HUGNET (Georges).

Œillades ciselées en branche.

1939 EUR 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 4,875.00
23 MONTHERLANT (Henry de).

Les Bestiaires.

1932 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 3,625.00
57 SAINT-PHALLE (Niki de).

Ensemble 5 pièces autographes.

Années 1990 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 2,875.00
7 COBURN (Alvin Langdon).

New York.

EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 2,500.00
72 KIPLING (Rudyard).

La Chasse de Kaa. Lot d'épreuves d'essai et deux matrices en bois debout.

Vers 1929-1930 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 2,250.00
79 DARAGNÈS (Jean-Gabriel).

Paris 1937.

1937 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 2,000.00
95 VOLLARD (Ambroise).

Les Réincarnations du père Ubu.

1955 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 2,000.00
3 BAUDELAIRE (Charles).

Le Spleen de Paris.

1926 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 1,875.00
13 GENEVOIX (Maurice).

Le Roman de Renard.

1958 EUR 1,200.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 1,875.00
59 TINGUELY (Jean).

10 pièces, certaines originales, certaines reproduites, avec des mots autographes.

Années 1980-1990 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 1,875.00
98 JOUFFROY (Alain).

Tire à l'arc.

1962 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 1,875.00
110 JULIET (Charles).

La Roue des saisons.

1993 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 1,875.00
69 CARCO (Francis).

La Légende et la vie d'Utrillo.

1927 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 1,750.00
76 BOULENGER (Jacques).

Miroir à deux faces.

s.d. [1933] EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 1,750.00
90 ORLÉANS (Charles d').

Poèmes.

s.d. [1950]. EUR 1,200.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 1,750.00
91 PONGE (Francis).

Cinq Sapates.

1950 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 1,750.00
65 HILDEBRANDT (Lily).

Klein-Rainers Weltreise.

1918 EUR 1,200.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 1,625.00
58 SAINT-PHALLE (Niki de).

"Très chère Claude, je suis horrifiée..."

n.d. EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 1,500.00
61 NICHOLSON (Sir William).

An Alphabet.

1898 [1897]. EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 1,500.00
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Collection of a Connoisseur:<br>History in Manuscript, Part 2<br>27 April 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Ronald Reagan. Series of 37 letters to Senator George Murphy, and related material, 1968-90. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Chaim Weizmann. Autograph letter signed, to General Sir Gilbert Clayton, 6 September 1918. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Sir Winston Churchill. Autograph letter signed, to Pamela, Lady Lytton, 1942. £20,000 to $30,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Collection of a Connoisseur:<br>History in Manuscript, Part 2<br>27 April 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Oscar Wilde. Five autograph letters signed, to Alsager Vian, 1887. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Napoleon I. Letter signed to Admiral Ganteaume, ordering the invasion of England, 22 August 1805. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Horatio, Viscount Nelson, and Emma Hamilton. Two autograph letter signed, to Catherine and George Matcham, 1805. £6,000 to £8,000.
  • <center><b>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>Timed auction, April 29</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1032. RATZER, BERNARD. Plan of the City of New York in North America, surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1011. [BROADSIDE]. Life, Last Words and Dying Confession, of Rachel Wall... $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1055. BEATON, CECIL. Scrapbook prepared by Cecil Beaton over the period 1935-1944, with some later inclusions. $800 to $1,200.
    <center><b>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>Timed auction, April 29</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1051. ADDAMS, CHARLES. Original drawing "I hope the power doesn't go out until after Masterpiece Theatre." $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1037. The Campaign Speeches of Nixon of Kennedy, inscribed to William Safire by Richard Nixon and secretarially for John Kennedy. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1036. Celebration of the Commencement of Work on Rapid Transit Railroad. March 24th 1900, one o'clock, City Hall Park, New York. $200 to $300.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1005. 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers signed baseball including Jackie Robinson. $3,000 to $5,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Frances Palmer, <i>Battle of Buena Vista,</i> chromolithograph, New York, 1847. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Antonio Colmenero de Ledesma, the earliest publication concerned solely with chocolate, first edition, Madrid, 1631. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Romans Bernard, <i>An Exact View of the Late Battle at Charlestown, June 17th, 1775,</i> engraving, 1776. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> <i>A Short Narrative of the Horrid Massacre in Boston,</i> English edition, London, 1770. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> William Soule, <i>Lodge of the Plains Indians,</i> albumen print, 1872. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Manuscript document to enforce New York’s “Agreement of Non-Importation” during the heyday of the Sons of Liberty, New York, 1769. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Clarence Mackenzie, <i>Drummer Boy of the 13th Regiment of Brooklyn,</i> salt print with applied color, 1861. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Moses Lopez, <i>A Lunar Calendar,</i> first Jewish calendar published in America, Newport, RI, 1806. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b><br>The Book of Mormon, first edition, Palmyra, 1830. $30,000 to $40,000.
  • <center><b>Doyle<br>Stage & Screen<br>Auction April 28</b>
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 12. OKLAHOMA! Celeste Holm's vocal score for Oklahoma! inscribed by Richard Rodgers. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 20. WILSON, DOOLEY. Fine inscribed photograph to Celeste Holm with Casablanca reference. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 79. Original production script of the Broadway musical CATS with notes written by Claude Tessier. $600 to $900.
    <center><b>Doyle<br>Stage & Screen<br>Auction April 28</b>
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 139. STEPHEN SONDHEIM. Autographed musical manuscript signed for "Broadway Baby" from Follies. $500 to $800.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 180.<br>Cecil Beaton. Headdress for Liza at the Ball, from My Fair Lady, circa 1962. $700 to $900.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 177.<br>Cecil Beaton. Set Design for The Gainsborough Girls, 1951. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 54. Fanciful engraving of earth's interior with magma core and errupting volcanoes (1682). $1500 to $1800.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 165. Rare state of Jefferys' influential map of New England in contemporary color (1755). $8000 to $9500.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 177. Mouzon's foundation map of the Carolinas (1775). $10000 to $13000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 183. Very rare first state of De Fer's map of the Lower Mississippi Valley (1715). $20000 to $25000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 253. Scarce Scottish edition based on Ellicott's plan of Washington, D.C. (1796). $2400 to $3000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 313. Stunning view of Philadelphia by John Bachmann (1850). $3250 to $4250.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 338. Rare Civil War map based on Bucholtz map of Virginia (1862). $9500 to $12000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 667. First map to accurately show Luzon in Philippines (1590). $6000 to $7500.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 682. Rare map of Shanghai International Settlement published just after WWI (1918). $7000 to $9000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 738. Coronelli's superb map of the Pacific showing the Island of California (1697) Est. $2400 - $3000
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 743. A cornerstone piece in the mapping of Australia and New Zealand (1726) Est. $6000 - $7500
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 781. An uncommon signature during Jefferson's Governorship of Virginia (1779) Est. $9500 - $11000
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