• <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> FIRE OF LONDON. A True Pourtraict with a Brief Description Of that Deplorable Fire of London. Sold for US$ 6,875 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> MATHER, INCREASE. A Brief History of the Warr With the Indians in New-England. Sold for US$ 45,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> SALEM WITCH TRIALS. Manuscript Document variously signed. Sold for US$ 6,875 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> REVERE, PAUL. The Bloody Massacre perpetrated in King-Street Boston. Sold for US$ 100,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> LEXINGTON AND CONCORD. Bloody Butchery by the British Troops. Sold for US$ 118,750 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. The New-England Chronicle. Sold for US$ 257,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION. By the President of the United States. Sold for US$ 15,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> BASEBALL. Boston Union Athletic Exhibition Company Grounds. Sold for US$ 15,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> MCCLELLAND, GEORGE WILLIAM. Eniac-Birth Certificate of Computer Age. 1880-1955. Typed Letter Signed. Sold for US$ 13,750 inc. premium.
  • <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>F. Scott Fitzgerald. The Great Gatsby. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925.First edition, first issue in a near fine jacket.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Ernest Hemingway. The Sun Also Rises. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. First edition, first issue.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Jack Kerouac. On the Road. New York: Viking, 1957. First edition, presentation copy.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>JRR Tolkien. The Hobbit. London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd., 1937. First edition, fine copy in jacket.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Vladimir Nabokov. Lolita. Paris: the Olympia Press, 1955. First edition presentation copy inscribed on the half-title.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Tennessee Williams. A Streetcar Named Desire. Norfolk, CT: New Directions, 1947. Inscribed by Tennesee Williams and Director Elia Kazan with additional inscriptions or signatures by all the cast members.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>T.S. Eliot. The Waste Land. Richmond, Surrey: Printed and published by Leonard and Virignia Woolf, 1923. First English edition, nscribed to Eliot’s patroness Lady Mary Lilian Rothermere.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Ernest Hemingway. Three Stories and Ten Poems. Paris: Contact Publishing Co., 1923. A mint first edition presentation copy of Hemingway’s landmark first book.
    <b>Sotheby's New York, 1 April 2014: </b> A Modern Library: The Gordon Waldorf Collection.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>William Faulkner. Light in August. New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, 1932. First edition inscribed to Myrtle Ramey.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>James Joyce. Ulysses. Paris: Shakespeare & Co, 1922. First edition, one of 150 press-numbered copies on vergé d’Arches.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>F. Scott Fitzgerald. This Side of Paradise. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920. First edition with jacket in fine condition.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Dashiell Hammett. The Thin Man. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, MCMXXXIV. First American edition. A presentation copy inscribed.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Raymond Chandler. Farewell, My Lovely. New York: Knopf, 1940. First edition presentation copy, being a copy that Chandler originally retained, inscribed on the front endpaper.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>J.D. Salinger. The Catcher in the Rye. Boston: Little, Brown, & Co., 1951. First edition.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Anthony Burgess. A Clockwork Orange. London: Heinemann, 1962. First edition and a rare presentation copy inscribed by the author.
  • <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> DALI, BRETON, V. HUGO and GALA. <i>Surrealist portrait of Lenin</i>. 1932. Cadavre exquis signed by all four. On a postcard addressed to René Char. Estimate €15,000-20,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> CELINE. <i>Voyage au bout de la nuit</i>. One of 20 copies on vélin d’Arches, inscribed to Roland Saucier and a binding by A. Cerutti. Estimate €80,000-120,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> PROUST. <i>Autograph letter to Gaston Gallimard</i>, about the Jeunes filles en fleurs and his dreyffusian past. December 21, 1919. 4 pages. Estimate €10,000-15,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> REVERDY. <i>La Lucarne ovale. 1916</i>. First edition. One of 6 copies on Japan paper. Binding by Jean de Gonet. With a letter by Pierre Albert-Birot. Estimate €28,000-35,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> STENDHAL. <i>Histoire de la Peinture en Italie</i>. 1817. First edition, inscribed to count Kosakowsky.<br>Estimate €20,000-30,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> BAUDELAIRE. Théophile Gautier. 1859. Exceptional copy with contemporary binding, inscribed to Edouard Manet.<br>Estimate €40,000-60,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> OVIDIUS. [<i>Complete works</i>]. Venice, Aldus, 1502-1503. 17th cent. vellum. Estimate €3,000-5,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> GIEGHER. <i>Le Tre trattati</i>. Padova, 1639. Contemporary binding. Estimate €8,000-12,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> ROLEWINCK. <i>Fasciculus temporum</i>. Lyon, Huss, 1496. From the Seillières collection. Estimate €4,000-6,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> AMUS. <i>32 autograph letters to Liliane Choucroun</i>. 1936-1952.<br>Estimate €60,000-80,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> LA FONTAINE. <i>Fables</i>. 1668. Morocco by Bedford. First collective edition. Estimate €6,000-8,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> ROUAULT. <i>Cirque de l’étoile filante</i>. Ambroise Vollard, 1938. Fine binding by Creuzevault. Copy on Japon Impérial. Estimate €30,000-50,000
  • <b>19th Century Shop</b>. 30th anniversary catalogue of landmark rare books, autographs and manuscripts, and historical photographs of all ages.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. <i>The Federalist</i> (1788). An important association copy in original boards, untrimmed.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Isaac Newton. <i>Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica</i> (1687).
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Important Age of Discovery manuscript (1512) with Christopher Columbus content.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Shakespeare's <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies</i> (1632).
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. John Rockefeller. Ambrotype, the earliest known photograph of Rockefeller.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Muybridge, <i>Animal Locomotion</i> (1887) subscriber's copy.

Auction Reports

Bruun Rasmussen

Auction Info

Auction Name
Modern and Contemporary Prints
Auction Date
04/22/2014 - 04/22/2014
Sale Number
#1417b
Total Lots
46
Sold Lots
40
Lots Sold
86.96%
Unsold Lots
6
Total Sales (EUR)
17,971.25
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
15,030.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
16,285.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
19,060.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
20,450.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
87.88%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
753 Hans Scherfig Cameleons. 1964 EUR 535.00 - 805.00 EUR 1,312.50
550 Robert Jacobsen Four compositions. EUR 535.00 - 535.00 EUR 1,250.00
536 Gerhard Henning Five etchings, 1913-24. 1913-24. EUR 400.00 - 400.00 EUR 1,087.50
557 Maurice Estève L'Envol, 1958. 1958 EUR 670.00 - 670.00 EUR 1,006.25
668 Three posters from Oscar Fredericksen Fiskehuset. EUR 400.00 - 400.00 EUR 1,006.25
574 Henry Moore Three seated figures with children, 1973. 1973 EUR 1,050.00 - 1,050.00 EUR 918.75
583 Joan Miró Composition from "L'issue dérobée", 1974. 1974 EUR 670.00 - 670.00 EUR 918.75
556 Cobra-biblioteket, 1950. 1950 EUR 805.00 - 805.00 EUR 837.50
685 Walasse Ting Resting woman with flowers. 1985 EUR 805.00 - 1,050.00 EUR 837.50
602 James Rizzi Five small compositions. 2002 EUR 200.00 - 270.00 EUR 706.25
659 Robert Jacobsen Composition. EUR 535.00 - 535.00 EUR 568.75
527 Ken Currie Head of a Monster. 1994 EUR 400.00 - 535.00 EUR 437.50
584 Poul Gernes Four compositions, trial proofs. EUR 400.00 - 400.00 EUR 437.50
823 Pierre Alechinsky Composition. EUR 270.00 - 270.00 EUR 437.50
679 Karel Appel Composition. EUR 535.00 - 535.00 EUR 418.75
565 Erik A. Frandsen Four compositions. 1992 EUR 400.00 - 400.00 EUR 400.00
801 Thomas Arnel Den Sovende Hundestad. EUR 400.00 - 400.00 EUR 400.00
623 Robert Jacobsen Composition. EUR 400.00 - 400.00 EUR 387.50
678 Jens Birkemose Composition. EUR 200.00 - 200.00 EUR 312.50
552 Cathrine Raben Davidsen Composition. 2009 EUR 270.00 - 270.00 EUR 300.00

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  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Miniature of Légende de la Vie de Sainte Catherine, illuminated manuscript, Bruges, later 15th century. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> John Milton, <i>Paradise Lost</i>, first edition work of binder James Scott, Glasgow, 1770. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Giacomo Berengario da Carpi, <i>Isagogae breves et exactissimae in anatomiam</i>..., pre-Vesalian anatomical textbook, Strassburg, 1530.<br>$15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Joseph Fox, <i>The Natural History of the Human Teeth</i>, first edition, London, 1803. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Guido Guidi, <i>Chirurgia è Graeco in Latinum</i>..., first edition in Latin, Paris, 1544. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Paolo Mascagni, <i>Anatomia Universale</i>, Florence, 1833. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Andreas Vesalius, <i>Anatomes totius, aere insculpta delineatio</i>, first Jacques Grévin edition, Paris, 1565.<br>$2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Andreas Vesalius, <i>Anatomia</i>, woodcut text illustrations throughout, Venice, 1604. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Thomas Willis, <i>Crebri anatome. Cui accessit</i>..., first Octavo edition, London, 1664. $3,000 to $5,000.
  • Whitmore Rare Books: Offering literary first editions and other books of merit. Catalogues available by request.
    Whitmore Rare Books: Dickens. A Christmas Carol. First edition, first issue in exceptional condition. $28,500.
    Whitmore Rare Books: Fine books, collections and libraries purchased. Call to discuss.
    Whitmore Rare Books: Capote. Breakfast at Tiffany’s. First edition, rarely seen in fine condition. $4,250.
    Whitmore Rare Books: Offering literary first editions and other books of merit. Catalogues available by request.
    Whitmore Rare Books: Grimm. German Popular Stories. First edition, first issue beautifully bound by Riviere. $12,500.
    Whitmore Rare Books: Fine books, collections and libraries purchased. Call to discuss.
    Whitmore Rare Books: Plato. Opera. Second edition, Venice 1491. First obtainable edition of Plato’s works. $50,000.
    Whitmore Rare Books: Offering literary first editions and other books of merit. Catalogues available by request.
    Whitmore Rare Books: Kent (illustrator). Moby Dick. Unopened subscriber’s copy, inscribed by Rockwell Kent. $12,500.
    Whitmore Rare Books: Fine books, collections and libraries purchased. Call to discuss.
    Whitmore Rare Books: Hemingway. For Whom the Bell Tolls. First edition, rarely seen in fine condition. $8,500.
  • <b>Christie's London, 21 May: </b>Valuable Manuscriptes and Printed Books.
    <b>Christie's London:</b> AN ASTROLOGICAL and Fortune-Telling Manuscript, in German... Est. £30,000-£50,000
    <b>Christie's London:</b> The Codex Chimalpahin and historical works by Fernando De Alva Ixtlixochitl, 3 Volumnes. Est. £300,000-£500,000.
    <b>Christie's London:</b> MOZART, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791). Autograph music manuscript, 6 passages...<br>Est. £120,000–£180,000.
    <b>Christie's London:</b> LEIBNIZ, Gottfried Wilhelm von (1646-1716). Autograph manuscript, Contract avec M. Olivier. Est. £200,000–£300,000.
    <b>Christie's London, 21 May: </b>Valuable Manuscriptes and Printed Books.
    <b>Christie's London:</b> TURING, Alan Mathison (1912-1954). 'Practical forms of type theory.' Offprint from: The Journal of Symbolic Logic.<br>Est. £7,000-£10,000.
    <b>Christie's London:</b> POST, Emil Leon (1897-1954). 'Formal Reductions of the General Combinatorial Decision Problem.' Est. £1,000–£1,500.
    <b>Christie's London:</b> MANDELSHTAM, Osip Emil'evich (1891-1938). <i>Kamen</i>. Est. £50,000–£80,000.
    <b>Christie's London:</b> MANDELSHTAM, Osip Emilevich and IZENBERG, Vladimir Konstantinovich.<br>Est. £15,000-£20,000.
    <b>Christie's London, 21 May: </b>Valuable Manuscriptes and Printed Books.
    <b>Christie's London:</b> CAPRIOLO, Elia (b. first half 15th century - ca. 1520?). <i>Chronica de rebus Brisianorum</i>.<br>Est. £4,000–£6,000.
    <b>Christie's London:</b> DAVID Jones (1895-1974). <i>The Chester Play of the Deluge</i>. Est. £4,000-£6,000.
    <b>Christie's London:</b> FRITH - The Holy Bible. Illustrated with Photographs by Frith. Glasgow, Edinburgh and London: William Mackenzie, 1862.<br>Est. £10,000-£15,000.
    <b>Christie's London, 21 May: </b>Valuable Manuscriptes and Printed Books.
    <b>Christie's London:</b> ORTELIUS, Abraham (1527-1598). <i>Theatrum orbis terrarum. -Parergon. -Nomenclator ptolemaicus</i>. Est. £60,000-£90,000.
    <b>Christie's London:</b> WEINMANN, Johann Wilhelm (1683-1741). <i>Phytanthoza iconographia; sive Conspectus aliquot millium</i>... Est. £40,000-£60,000.
    <b>Christie's London:</b> WIT, Frederick de (1630-1706) and Gerard VALCK (1652-1726). <i>Orbis Terrarum Nova et Accurata Tabula</i>. Est. £4,000-£6,000.
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