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Bruun Rasmussen: Books and Manuscripts

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Auction Name Books and Manuscripts Total Sales (EUR) 47,286.25
Auction Date 01/28/2014 - 01/28/2014 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 45,340.00
Sale Number #1405c High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 59,485.00
Total Lots 237
Sold Lots 38 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 114,102.00
% of Lots Sold 16.03% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 156,627.00
Unsold Lots 199 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 30.19%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
6001 G. C. Oeder og Johan Lange Fabulous Flora Danica: Oeder a.o. (eds.): Aftegninger paa de Planter [...] Flora Danica. EUR 13,500.00 - 20,000.00 EUR 11,750.00
6006 F. L. Norden F.L. Norden: Travels in Egypt and Nubia [...]. 1757 EUR 4,000.00 - 5,350.00 EUR 3,500.00
6003 Thomas Stearns Eliot Major work of Modernism: T.S. Eliot: Poems. 1919 EUR 2,000.00 - 2,700.00 EUR 3,187.50
6007 Niels Bohr Inscribed by Niels Bohr: Determination of the Surface-Tension of Water by the Method of Jet Vibration. 1909 EUR 2,700.00 - 2,700.00 EUR 2,625.00
6009 First edition of Boswell's biography on Samuel Johnson: James Boswell: The Life of Samuel Johnson. 1791 EUR 2,000.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 2,625.00
6002 James Joyce og Tom Kristensen From James Joyce to Tom Kristensen: James Joyce: Anna Livia Plurabelle. 1930 EUR 2,700.00 - 2,700.00 EUR 2,375.00
6000 Oluf Host Kunsthandlere onsker jeg doden: 15 autograph letters and letter cards, all signed by Oluf Host. EUR 1,050.00 - 1,350.00 EUR 2,125.00
6004 Tom Kristensen Jastrau's anxiety - "Som en Bisse med blodige Haender": Hitherto unknown stanzas of famous poem by Tom Kristensen. [No date]. EUR 1,350.00 - 1,350.00 EUR 1,750.00
6011 First edition of White's history of Selborne: [Gilbert White]: The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne. 1789 EUR 1,050.00 - 1,350.00 EUR 1,437.50
6012 Inscribed by Hans Christian Andersen: H.C. Andersen: Die zwei Baronessen. 1848 EUR 1,050.00 - 1,350.00 EUR 1,437.50
6038 Stars from the 1960s: Collection of more than 300 autographs from various persons, mostly actors. Mostly Danish. EUR 400.00 - 670.00 EUR 1,250.00
6008 Henrik Ibsen First editions by Henrik Ibsen: Collection of 9 1st editions by Henrik Ibsen incl. Hedda Gabler. 1890 EUR 1,350.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 1,175.00
6010 Charles Dickens Charles Dickens: Our Mutual Friend. 1964-1965. EUR 1,350.00 - 1,350.00 EUR 1,175.00
6015 Soren Kierkegaard First edition of Kierkegaard's Either-Or: Victor Eremita [pseud. for Soren Kierkegaard]: Enten-Eller. 1843 EUR 1,350.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 1,175.00
6035 Famous Italian Romantic composer: Autograph and signed letter by G[iuseppe] Verdi. 1898 EUR 1,350.00 - 1,600.00 EUR 1,175.00
6027 Walt Disney Anders And & Co. 1949-57 komplet. Indbundet i 17 bind. Samt Peter Pan og Kaptajn Klo m.fl. 1953-1955 EUR 670.00 - 670.00 EUR 1,006.25
6019 Tom Kristensen Early autograph poetry by Tom Kristensen: Note book with more than 20 autograph poems by Tom Kristensen from Pafuglefjeren, published 1922 + 1 vol. EUR 1,050.00 - 1,350.00 EUR 918.75
6013 Rainer Maria Rilke, Thorkild Bjornvig og Paul la Cour Inscribed by Rilke and Bjornvig: Rainer Maria Rilke: Das Buch der Bilder. [1907]. EUR 805.00 - 1,050.00 EUR 706.25
6016 Thomas Stearns Eliot The Waste Land: T.S. Eliot: The Waste Land. 1923 EUR 535.00 - 805.00 EUR 637.50
6023 James Joyce A Portrait of the Artist as a young Man: James Joyce: A Portrait of the Artist as a young Man. 1916 EUR 270.00 - 400.00 EUR 637.50
6034 17th century engravings: Valentin Le Febre: Opera Selectiora quae Titianus Vecellius Cadubriensis [...]. 1682 EUR 805.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 568.75
6039 Robert Jacobsen og Poul Borum (CD) Robert Jacobsen, Poul Borum: Collection of 20 orig. illustrations by Robert Jacobsen to the work "44 fabler". EUR 270.00 - 400.00 EUR 537.50
6025 Barry Lereng Wilmont, Henrik Nordbrandt og Dan Turell (CD) Barry Wilmont, Henrik Nordbrandt and Dan Turell: Ulysses spejl. 1981 EUR 400.00 - 670.00 EUR 337.50
6030 Palle Nielsen Palle Nielsen: Orfeus og Eurydike. 1959-70. EUR 535.00 - 535.00 EUR 337.50
6032 Iceland: Sagan af Gunnlaugi Ormstungu ok Skalld-Rafni [...]. 1775 EUR 270.00 - 400.00 EUR 337.50
  • <b>Swann Galleries December 4th.<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Galleries Dec 4th:</b> John Bornet, <i>Panorama of Manhattan Island, City of New York and Environs</i>, New York, 1854. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Galleries Dec 4th:</b> Gerard de Jode, <i>Universi Orbis Seu Terreni Globi In Plano Effigies, Belgium</i>, 1578. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Swann Galleries Dec 4th:</b> Edward Wells, A New Sett of Maps of both Ancient and Present Geography, London, c. 1720. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Galleries December 4th.<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Galleries Dec 4th:</b> John James Audubon, The Birds of America, New York and Philadelphia, 1840-44. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Galleries Dec 4th:</b> Robert Sweet, John Lindley, David Don, <i>The Ornamental Flower Garden and Shrubbery</i>, London, 1854.<br>$1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Galleries Dec 4th:</b> Jean de Quintinye, <i>The Compleat Gard'ner</i>, London, Ma. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Swann Galleries December 4th.<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Galleries Dec 4th:</b> E[vert] Maaskamp, <i>Afbeeldingen van de Kleedingen</i>, Netherlands, 1682. $700 to $1,000.
    <b>Swann Galleries Dec 4th:</b> Vincenzo Giustiniani, <i>Galleria Giustiniana dea Marchese Vincenzo Giustiniani</i>, Rome, 1631. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Galleries Dec 4th:</b> John James Audubon, <i>Grey Fox. Plate XXI</i>, Philadelphia, 1843. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Galleries December 4th.<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Galleries Dec 4th:</b><br>E[vert] Maaskamp, <i>Afbeeldingen van de Kleedingen</i>, Netherlands, 1682. $700 to $1,000.
    <b>Swann Galleries Dec 4th:</b> Vincenzo Giustiniani, <i>Galleria Giustiniana dea Marchese Vincenzo Giustiniani</i>, Rome, 1631. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Galleries Dec 4th:</b><br>John James Audubon, <i>Grey Fox. Plate XXI</i>, Hand-colored. Philadelphia, 1843. $7,000 to $10,000.
  • <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 6. GUTENBERG BIBLE. An original leaf from the 42-Line Bible. Sold for US$ 68,750 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 21. CORONELLI, VICENZO MARIA. 1650-1718. Manuscript contents leaf and 101 double-page or 2-sheet maps. Sold for US$ 31,250 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 24. DE WIT, FREDERICK, [and Nicholas Visscher] Atlas Maior [c.1700]. Sold for US$ 22,500 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 33. GIGAULT DE LA SALLE, ACHILLE ÉTIENNE. Voyage pittoresque en Sicile.<br>Sold for US$ 18,750 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 43. NAPOLEON IN RUSSIA. Rare hand-colored views of <i>The Invasion of Russia</i> by one of the few survivors. Sold for US$ 50,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 50. ROTTERDAM. <i>Dutch City Map</i>. Sold for US$ 56,250 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 51. SOLVYNS, FRANÇOIS-BALTAZARD. 1760-1824. Extensive Color-Plate Book of India. Sold for US$ 18,750 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 57. VANCOUVER, GEORGE. 1757-1798. A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean. Sold for US$ 27,500 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 124. DICKENS, CHARLES. 1812-1870. The posthumous papers of Pickwick Club. Sold for US$ 31,250 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 145. SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. 1564-1616. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies</i>. Sold for US$ 47,500 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 171. ADAMS, JOHN. 1735-1826. Document Signed ("John Adams") as President.<br>Sold for US$ 37,500 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 191. LEDBETTER, HUDDIE WILLIAM, aka LEAD BELLY. 1888-1949. Archive. Sold for US$ 33,750 inc. premium.
  • <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>. Abraham Lincoln, "a previously unknown portrait of exceptional quality." From the collection of John Hay.
    <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>. 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.
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