• <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> [Peter I, Tsar]. <i>Simboly i emblemata ukazom i blagopovedenii imperatora Petra Alekseevicha [Symbola et emblemata jussu atque auspiciis Petri Alexeidis].</i> Amsterdam, 1705. £30,000 to £40,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> Charlemagne, Adolf. Benefice d'Adieu de Madame Naptal. [St Petersburg: 16th February 1873]. £30,000 to £40,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> [Military. Album.] [An album of drawings of weapons and their accessories, drawn from nature by the Second Cadets Corps.] St Petersburg, 1800. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> Pushkin, Alexander. <i>Evgenii Onegin.</i> St Petersburg: Dep. of Public Education, 1825-1832. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> Sumarokov, Pavel. <i>Dosugi krymskogo sud’i ili vtoroe puteshestvie v Tavridu. [The Leisure of a Crimean Judge or a Second Tour to Tauris].</i> St Petersburg: Imperial Press, 1803-5. £50,000 to £80,000
  • <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Macbeth: A Tragedy.</i> London, 1673. FIRST SEPARATE AND FIRST QUARTO EDITION. THE CHARLTON HESTON COPY. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. <i>In Our Time.</i> Paris, 1924. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. <i>Fanshawe, A Tale.</i> Boston, 1828. FIRST EDITION OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> THOREAU, HENRY DAVID. <i>Walden; Or, Life in the Woods.</i> Boston, 1854. FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies.</i> London, 1685. THE FOURTH FOLIO, Brewster/Bentley issue. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> STEIG, WILLIAM. Original maquette and 58 finished drawings for <i>The Agony in the Kindergarten,</i> one of Steig's most important books. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> VERNE, JULES. <i>A Journey to the Centre of the Earth.</i> New York & London, 1872. FIRST EDITION, RARE AMERICAN ISSUE, with Scribner & Welford cancel title. $5,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> KING, STEPHEN. <i>Carrie.</i> New York, 1974. INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION, OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE MACINTOSH PROTOTYPE. 1983. The earliest known Macintosh with "Twiggy" drive, one of only two known working machines. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> PLATO. <i>Timaeus</i> [AND] <i>Critias</i> [from Ficini's 1484 Opera]. A LANDMARK OF SCIENTIFIC THOUGHT. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> LOVELACE, AUGUSTA ADA. Sketch of the Analytical Engine Invented by Charles Babbage Esq. London, 1843. FIRST EDITION, JOURNAL ISSUE, MOST IMPORTANT PAPER IN EARLY DIGITAL COMPUTING. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE-1 COMPUTER. Signed by Steve Wozniak, used in development of Apple II. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. 1809-1882. <i>On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection.</i> London, 1859. FIRST EDITION. $80,000 to $120,000.

Sothebys: Prints and Multiples - Prints, L19161, London

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
09/17/2019 - 09/17/2019
Page Size: 183 items in 8 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
26ALBRECHT DÜRER

THE HARROWING OF HELL (B., M., HOLL. 16)

1512GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 6,250.00
27ALBRECHT DÜRER

THE ADORATION OF THE MAGI (B. 3; M., HOLL. 208)

1511GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 3,250.00
28ALBRECHT DÜRER

THE HOLY FAMILY IN EGYPT (B. 90; M., HOLL. 202)

circa 1502GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 2,000.00
29ALBRECHT DÜRER

THE VISITATION (B. 84; M., HOLL. 96)

circa 1504GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 5,250.00
30LOUIS JEAN DESPREZ

LA CHIMÈRE DE MONSIEUR DESPREZ (WOLLIN 22; BAUDICOUR 6)

1777-8GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00GBP 18,750.00
31AFTER HIERONYMUS BOSCH

THE LAST JUDGEMENT. TRIPTYCH (HOLLSTEIN 7)

circa 1550-60GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00GBP 15,000.00
32GIOVANNI ANTONIO CANAL, CALLED CANALETTO

AL DOLO (BROMBERG 4)

circa 1743-46GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 3,125.00
33FOLLOWERS OF MARCANTONIO RAIMONDI

THE JUDGEMENT OF PARIS (AFTER MARCANTONIO RAIMONDI, AFTER RAPHAEL); AND THE BIRTH OF ADONIS (AFTER FRANCESCO SALVIATI) (BARTSCH XIX.246, XV.42.12)

circa 1515-27GBP 2,000.00 - 4,000.00GBP 4,000.00
34ALBRECHT DÜRER

THE VIRGIN NURSING THE CHILD (B. 36; M., HOLL. 39)

1519GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00GBP 5,000.00
35ALBRECHT DÜRER

THE HOLY FAMILY WITH THE BUTTERFLY (B. 44; M., HOLL. 42)

circa 1495GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 6,000.00
36HENDRICK GOLTZIUS

THE GREAT STANDARD-BEARER (B. 125; HOLL. 255; NEW HOLL. 288; S. 253)

1587GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 3,750.00
37HENDRICK GOLTZIUS

MARS AND VENUS SURPRISED BY VULCAN (B. 139; H. 137; NEW HOLL. 150; S. 216)

1585GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 2,500.00
38FRANCISCO JOSÉ DE GOYA Y LUCIENTES

LOS CAPRICHOS (DELTEIL 38-117; HARRIS 36-115)

1797-98GBP 80,000.00 - 120,000.00GBP 87,500.00
39REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

SELF-PORTRAIT, FROWNING: BUST (B., HOLL. 10; NEW HOLL. 68; H. 30)

1630GBP 22,000.00 - 28,000.00GBP 23,750.00
40REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

SELF-PORTRAIT LEANING ON A STONE SILL (B., HOLL. 21; NEW HOLL. 171; H. 168)

1639GBP 25,000.00 - 35,000.00GBP 37,500.00
41REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

ST JEROME KNEELING IN PRAYER, LOOKING DOWN (B., HOLL. 102; NEW HOLL. 142; H. 140)

1635GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 6,875.00
42REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

THE RETURN OF THE PRODIGAL SON (B., HOLL. 91; NEW HOLL. 159; H. 147)

1636GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 8,750.00
43REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

THE RAISING OF LAZARUS: THE LARGER PLATE (B., HOLL. 73; NEW HOLL. 113; H. 96)

circa 1632GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 8,750.00
44REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

BEGGAR SEATED WARMING HIS HANDS AT A CHAFING DISH (B., HOLL. 173; NEW HOLL. 44; H. 8)

circa 1630GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 4,000.00
45REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

TURBANED SOLDIER ON HORSEBACK (B., HOLL. 139; NEW HOLL. 43; H. 99)

circa 1629GBP 2,000.00 - 4,000.00GBP 2,750.00
46REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

THE ANGEL APPEARING TO THE SHEPHERDS (B., HOLL. 44; NEW HOLL. 125; H. 120)

1634GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00GBP 10,000.00
47REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

DAVID IN PRAYER (B., HOLL. 41; NEW HOLL. 268; H. 258)

1652GBP 7,000.00 - 9,000.00GBP 7,500.00
48REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

JEWS IN THE SYNAGOGUE (B., HOLL. 126; NEW HOLL. 242; H. 234)

1648GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00GBP 8,125.00
49REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

CHRIST PREACHING ("˜LA PETITE TOMBE') (B., HOLL. 67; NEW HOLL. 298; H. 256)

circa 1657GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00GBP 10,000.00
50REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

THE ADORATION OF THE SHEPHERDS: WITH THE LAMP (B., HOLL. 45; NEW HOLL. 279; H. 273)

circa 1654GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00Not Sold
  • <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b> Fust-Schöffer-Bibel from Gutenberg-Press, 1462. Est: € 1,000,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>J. W. Weinmann, <i>Phytanthoza-Iconographia,</i> 1735-45. Est: € 60,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>O. Kokoschka, <i>Die träumenden Knaben,</i> 1917. Est: € 10,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>Z. Lilius, <i>Orbis breviarium,</i> 1493. <br>Est: € 10,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b> <i>Gazette du Bon Ton,</i> 1912-22.<br>Est: € 14,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>M. Chagall, <i>Daphnis & Chloé,</i> 1961. Est: € 100,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>C. Ptolemaeus, <i>Geographie,</i> 1513.<br>Est: € 100,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>E. L. Kirchner, <i>Umbra vitae,</i> 1924.<br>Est: € 6,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>J. Miró, <i>Midi le trèfle blanc,</i> 1968. Est: € 2,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b> Clemens V., <i>Constitutiones,</i> 1471.<br>Est: € 14,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>C. Gesner, <i>Tierbuch, Vogelbuch, Fischbuch,</i> 1563-81. Est: € 5,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>J. Itten, <i>Utopia,</i> 1921. Est: € 2,000
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works<br>on Paper including Books from The Collection of The Garden Ltd<br>November 21, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Bohr (Niels). <i>On the Constitution of Atoms and Molecules,</i> first edition, presentation copy, offprint 1913. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Shakespeare's Falstaff.- Henry V & Sir John Fastolf. Indenture agreement appointing Fastolf as Keeper of the Bastille of St Anthony at Paris, manuscript in French, 1421. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> World.- Purchas (Samuel). <i>Purchas his Pilgrimes. In Five Books...,</i> 5 vol., first edition, 7 folding engraved maps, contemporary calf, by William Stansby for Henrie Fetherstone, 1625-26. £20,000 to £30,000
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works<br>on Paper including Books from The Collection of The Garden Ltd<br>November 21, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Book of Hours.- Use of Rouen, manuscript on vellum, in Latin and French, illuminated with 14 full-page miniatures by the workshop or follower of the Maitre de l'Echevinage, Rouen, 1480s. £20,000 t0 £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Giese (Raban, ?scholar and medical doctor). Album Amicorum of drawing on his travels and acquaintances in Europe 1618-21, 134 watercolour illustrations including c. 60 professional miniatures, 1618-39. £30,000 to £40,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Jones (David). 14 Autograph Letters signed, 1952-68; and a small quantity of ephemera (sm. qty). £6,000 to £8,000
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works<br>on Paper including Books from The Collection of The Garden Ltd<br>November 21, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Constable (John). Various Subjects of Landscape, Characteristic of English Scenery, signed presentation inscription from Constable, 1833. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669). The Descent from the Cross: Second Plate, etching and engraving, 1633. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Salvin (Francis Henry) and William Brodrick. <i>Falconry in the British Isles,</i> second edition, William Brodrick's copy with 3 original watercolours by him, 1873. £8,000 to £12,000
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works<br>on Paper including Books from The Collection of The Garden Ltd<br>November 21, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> China.- Helman (Isidore Stanislas Henri). <i>Suite des seize estampes representant les conquetes de l'Empereur de la Chine,</i> 1783-88. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Pratt (Edward Roger, 1789-1863). Album of 28 watercolours and other works on paper from a journey to ancient sites and monuments in the Mediterranean, [c.1830 and later]. £3,000 to £5,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b><br>Dr. Seuss, pen, ink & watercolor, calendar illustration, Thomas D. Murphy Company, 1937. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Georges Lepape, <i>Sur la Terrasse,</i> gouache & pencil, cover for <i>Vogue,</i> 1930. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Charles Dana Gibson, <i>The Coming Game, Yale vs. Vassar,</i> pen & ink, for <i>Life</i> magazine, 1895. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b><br>H.A. Rey, color pencil, charcoal, watercolor & gouache, for <i>Rafi et les 9 singes,</i> 1939. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Ernest H. Shepard, pen & ink, for Kenneth Grahame’s <i>Bertie’s Escapade,</i> 1949. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Charles Schulz, <i>The Biggest Star Measured So Far,</i> ink & wash, original <i>Peanuts</i> cartoon, published 1961. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Saul Steinberg, <i>12 Biographies, A to B,</i> pen & ink with collage, final illustration in his book <i>The Labyrinth,</i> 1960. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b><br>Jo Mielziner, <i>A Streetcar Named Desire,</i> watercolor, graphite & gouache, first color study for the award-winning 1947 production. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Charles Addams, <i>Nevermore,</i> watercolor & ink, for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1973. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> James Montgomery Flagg, <i>I Should Worry,</i> watercolor, gouache & graphite, cover for <i>Judge</i> magazine, 1914. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Edward Gorey, <i>Swan Lake, Hunters/Siegfried, Van Rothbart,</i> watercolor, pen & ink, costume designs, 1975. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Ludwig Bemelmans, <i>Sketch for Madeline,</i> gouache & ink. $6,000 to $9,000.
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