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Auction Name Around the Princess of Salm | Arts and Literature - bidstart 10/4 Total Sales (EUR) 333,648.00
Auction Date 10/14/2021 - 10/14/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 169,800.00
Sale Number #pf2159 High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 254,100.00
Total Lots 63
Sold Lots 60 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 172,400.00
% of Lots Sold 95.24% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 257,600.00
Unsold Lots 3 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 129.52%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
170 Stendhal, Henri Beyle dit

Le Rouge et le Noir, 1831. E.O., en demi-maroquin de l'époque

1831 EUR 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 EUR 44,100.00
159 Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de

Vol de Nuit. 1931. EO. Ex. sur Lafuma, avec envoi à André Malraux. Rel. veau brun orné.

1931 EUR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 30,240.00
163 [Salm, Constance de Théis, princesse de]

Album amicorum dédié à ses amis. 1809-1841. In-8. Illustré de 66 dessins. Rel. de l'ép.

1809-1841. EUR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 EUR 22,680.00
121 Dreyfus, Alfred

Cinq années de ma vie. Charpentier, 1901.Exemplaire sur Japon avec envoi au lt colonel Picquart.

1901 EUR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 21,420.00
184 WILDE, OSCAR

La Ballade de la geôle de Reading, 1892. Première traduction française. Envoi à A. Van Bever

EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 15,120.00
118 Dalí, Salvador -- John Milton

Paradis perdu, 1974. Ill. de 10 pointes-sèches signées. Exemplaire nominatif

1974 EUR 2,400.00 - 3,500.00 EUR 10,080.00
167 Schmied, François-Louis -- Homère

L'Odyssée. 1930. En ff. Tirage limité à 145 ex., tous imprimés entièrement sur vélin.

1930 EUR 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 10,080.00
129 JOUVE, Paul -- Pierre LOTI

Un Pèlerin d'Angkor. 1930. 1/255 sur Lana. Exceptionnel exemplaire avec 4 gouaches originales

1930 EUR 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 8,190.00
150 Miró, Joan -- René Char

Nous avons. 1959. Reliure box mosaïqué de P-L Martin, 5 eaux-fortes de Miró.

1959 EUR 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 EUR 8,190.00
165 Sartre, Jean-Paul

L'Existentialisme est un humanisme. Paris, Nagel, 1946. Edition originale. Ex. de P.-L. Martin relié par lui

1946 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 8,190.00
166 Sartre, Jean-Paul

3 éditions originales, 1947-1948, reliées par PL Martin.

EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 8,190.00
108 Braque, Georges -- René Char

Cinq poésies en hommage à Georges Braque. 1958. Rel de PL Martin. Lithographie de Braque

1958 EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 7,560.00
144 Matisse, Henri -- Charles Baudelaire

Les Fleurs du mal, 1947. Exemplaire numéroté et signé. Reliure de P.L. Martin

1947 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 7,560.00
122 [Feodorovna, Maria]

2 ouvrages (6 volumes) aux armes de la tsarine : Bassompierre et Montrésor, 1723.

1723 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 6,930.00
106 Aragon, Louis

Le Fou d'Elsa. NRF, 1963. É. O. Ex. de tête sur vélin de Hollande, de la bibliothèque de P.-L. Martin

1963 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 6,300.00
110 Camus, Albert

L'Homme révolté. Paris, Gallimard, 1951. Édition originale. 1/260 sur vélin pur fil. Rel. de P.-L. Martin

1951 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 6,300.00
142 Malraux, André

MALRAUX. Les chênes qu'on abat..., 1971. Ex. de Julien Green, avec envoi. + billet a.s. de Malraux

1971 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 6,300.00
151 Montaigne, Michel de Les Essais.

Les Essais. Paris, 1602. In-8. Maroquin rouge à long grain de Bozerian.

1602 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 6,048.00
180 VILLON, JACQUES -- VIRGILE

Les Bucoliques, 1953. Ex. sur Arches. Reliure mosaïquée de P.L. Martin

EUR 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 EUR 5,670.00
20 [Anonyme]

Profiles of Roman emperors. 96 engraving. 1753. | Profils d'empereurs romains. 96 burins. 1753

1753 EUR 300.00 - 500.00 EUR 5,040.00
21 Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Four plates from Vedute di Roma (Hind 24, 39, 57, 61) | Quatre planches des Vedute di Roma (Hind 24, 39, 57, 61)

EUR 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 EUR 5,040.00
135 Réunies en trois étroits encadrements (159 x 20,5 cm (2) et 203,5 x 14 cm).

Vues de Venise. Suite de 36 gravures, réunies en deux cadres.

EUR 300.00 - 500.00 EUR 5,040.00
126 Gracq, Julien

La Presqu'île. Corti, 1970. EO. 1/50 de tête sur Arches. Reliure de P.L. Martin.

1970 EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 4,410.00
138 Laurens, Henri -- Lucien de Samosate

Dialogues, 1951. Ex. sur Arches signé par l'artiste. Reliure de Creuzevault.

1951 EUR 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 EUR 4,410.00
181 VOLTAIRE, FRANÇOIS MARIE AROUET DIT

Oeuvres. [Kehl], 1784-1789. 70 vol. in-8. Rel. de l'époque. La plus célèbre des éditions de Voltaire.

EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 4,410.00
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br> Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including Americana<br>Online<br>Now through January 25, 2022</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Audubon, John James. The "Wild Turkey" manuscript — capturing one of the nation's most iconic symbols of unity. $250,000 to $350,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> (Flag) — Commemorative Thirteen-Star Flag. Pre-Civil War, Thirteen-Star Flag of the United States, from the collection of Charles Kuralt. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Fitzgerald, F. Scott. <i>Tender is the Night</i>. First edition, presentation copy, and a former mystery. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Audubon, John James. The "Wild Turkey" manuscript — capturing one of the nation's most iconic symbols of unity. $250,000 to $350,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Salinger, J.D. <i>The Catcher in the Rye.</i> A strikingly fresh first edition of Salinger's essential novel. $20,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Whitman, Walt. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> “America's second Declaration of Independence” — signed by Whitman. $150,000 to $200,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> [Dylan, Bob]. Some of the earliest known professional portraits. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Y-Worth [Yarworth], William. <i>Cerevisiarii Comes: Or, the New and True Art of Brewing…</i> A rare and early English work on the art of brewing. $5,000 to $7,000.
  • <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> RUTH BADER GINSBERG’S PERSONAL COPY OF THE 1957-58 HARVARD LAW REVIEW, HEAVILY ANNOTATED BY HER.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> RUTH BADER GINSBURG’S TEXTBOOK FOR HER “CIVIL PROCEDURE” CLASS AT HARVARD, HEAVILY ANNOTATED BY HER.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> RUTH BADER GINSBURG’S TEXTBOOK FOR COLUMBIA LAW SCHOOL CLASS ON JURISPRUDENCE, HEAVILY ANNOTATED BY HER.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> HONORARY DOCTORATE AWARDED TO RUTH BADER GINSBURG BY SMITH COLLEGE, 1994.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> A COPY OF JUSTICE GINSBURG’S ARTICLE, “WOMEN IN THE FEDERAL JUDICIARY,” SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE JUSTICE TO SENATOR NANCY KASSEBAUM.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> A COPY OF SANDRA DAY O’CONNOR’S ARTICLE, “THEY OFTEN ARE HALF-OBSCURE: THE RIGHTS OF THE INDIVIDUAL AND THE LEGACY OF OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES,” PRESENTED TO RUTH BADER GINSBURG.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> A DELUXE EDITION OF ANTONIN SCALIA’S MAKING YOUR CASE: THE ART OF PERSUADING JUDGES, FROM AN EDITION OF 2000, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED TO RUTH BADER GINSBURG.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> A FIRST EDITION OF SONIA SOTOMAYOR’S <i>MY BELOVED WORLD,</i> SIGNED AND INSCRIBED TO RUTH BADER GINSBURG.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> A FIRST EDITION OF AL GORE’S “THE ASSAULT ON REASON,” SIGNED AND INSCRIBED TO RUTH BADER GINSBURG.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> <i>BELOVED</i> BY TONI MORRISON, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO RUTH AND MARTIN GINSBURG.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> A FIRST EDITION OF GLORIA STEINEM’S “MY LIFE ON THE ROAD,” SIGNED AND INSCRIBED TO RUTH BADER GINSBURG.
  • <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> DANTE ALIGHIERI (1265-1321). <i>Commedia.</i> Venezia: Vindelino da Spira, 1477. Estimate: € 40.000 - 60.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> DALI, Salvador (1908-1989) - William SHAKESPEARE (1564-1616). <i>Romeo e Giulietta.</i> Milan: Rizzoli, 1975. Estimate: € 25.000 - 35.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> MALVASIA, Cornelio; MONTANARI, Geminiano. <i>Ephemerides novissimae motuum coelestium.</i> Modena: Cassiani, 1662. Estimate: € 8.000 - 12.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> JANSSONIUS, Johannes. <i>Atlantis majoris quinta pars, Orbem maritimum [Novus Atlas, volume V: carte marittime].</i> Amsterdam: Janssonius, 1650. Estimate: € 12.000 - 18.000.
  • <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>A Record Breaking Season</b>
    <b>Swann:</b> <i>The Book of Mormon,</b> first edition, Palmyra, NY, 1830. Sold Sept. 30 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> Vincent Van Gogh, <i>Homme à la Pipe: Portrait du Docteur Gachet, Evening,</i> etching, 1890. Sold Nov. 2 — $161,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edward Ruscha, <i>Stains,</i> title page, one of 70, signed, 1969. Sold Nov. 9 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> John James Audubon, <i>Carolina Parrot, Plate 26,</i> hand colored aquatint, 1828. Sold Dec.9 — $137,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edmund Dulac, <i>The Snow Queen,</i> watercolor, gouache, pen & ink, 1910. Sold Dec. 16 — $125,000.
  • <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>26 January 2022<br>Printed Books & Maps,<br>The Sinclair Hood Library of Archaeology,<br>The Charles Tomlinson Poetry Library</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Biggs (Thomas, Hope, Theodore C & Fergusson, James). <i>Architecture at Ahmedabad, The Capital of Goozerat,</i> 1st edition, London: John Murray, 1866. £3,000 to £5,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Daniell (Thomas and William). <i>Oriental Scenery. One Hundred and Fifty Views of the Architecture, Antiquities and Landscape Scenery of Hindoostan,</i> 6 parts, 1812-16. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Hamilton (Sir William & Pierre Francois Hugues d'Hancarville). Collection of Etruscan, Greek and Roman Antiquities from the Cabinet of the Hon.ble Wm Hamilton, volumes I & II only (of 4), Naples, 1766-67. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>26 January 2022<br>Printed Books & Maps,<br>The Sinclair Hood Library of Archaeology,<br>The Charles Tomlinson Poetry Library</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Moore (Lieutenant Joseph & Captain Frederick Marryat). Eighteen Views taken at & near Rangoon, [1825]. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Williamson (Captain Thomas & Howitt, Samuel). <i>Oriental Field Sports; Being a Complete, Detailed and Accurate Description of the Wild Sports of the East;</i> 1st edition, London, 1807. £5,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Knoop (Johann Hermann). <i>Pomologia, dat is Beschryvingen en Afbeeldingen van de beste zoorten van Appels en Peeren, Fructologia …,</i> 3 volumes in 1, Leeuwarden: A Ferwerda and G. Tresling, [1758]. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>26 January 2022<br>Printed Books & Maps,<br>The Sinclair Hood Library of Archaeology,<br>The Charles Tomlinson Poetry Library</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> North America. Wyld (James), Map of the Colony of British Columbia and the British & American Territory West of the Rocky Mountains, Including Vancouvers Island and the Gold Fields, 1858. £1,500 to £2,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Pocket Globe. A Correct Globe with the New Discoveries, circa 1785. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Wales. Morden (Robert), Twelve 'playing card maps' of Wales, circa 1676. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>26 January 2022<br>Printed Books & Maps,<br>The Sinclair Hood Library of Archaeology,<br>The Charles Tomlinson Poetry Library</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Society of Dilettanti. <i>Antiquities of Ionia,</i> 5 volumes: 1821, 1797, 1840, 1881 & 1915. £3,000 to £5,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Churchill (Winston Spencer). <i>The People's Rights,</i> 1st edition, 1st issue, London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1910]. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Paz (Octavio). <i>Blanco,</i> 1st edition, limited numbered edition, Mexico: Joaquín Mortiz, 1967. £500 to £800.
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