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V 25|6.16.2014

Auction 25 - Books, Wine, Antiques, Posters, Silver and other Curios

Monday June 16th, 2014 - 7pm. (+1 EST)

Viewing days
Friday 13, Saturday 14 and Sunday, June 15, 2014 from 11am to 5pm (+1 EST)

ABA auctions again some special objects and items from private collections.

The following will be auctioned:
Bullet Bibliography and Literature. This auction a collection that consists of interesting books and packages; books on books.
Bullet Science, Technology and Book Science. Again a number of packages, of which the subject Aviation is well represented, but also the subjects Shipping and Railways will be represented.
Bullet A large collection of History, Architecture and Topographical literature. Including many packages topography of Amsterdam.
Bullet Art, Music and Photography Books mostly of very good quality. The topics are: Architecture, Performing Arts, Music, Visual Arts, Photography, Pop Music, Design and Biography. A large part of the titles in this category are new, sometimes even sealed.
Bullet Literature and Poetry. In this category you will find a number of lots Biography. Interesting are the packages Reviana and Mulischiana.
Bullet Comic books and Albums. Interesting here are some attractive picture card albums.
Bullet Miscellaneous The folowing categories will be auctioned: Judaica, Cars, Wine and a special edition of Freemasonry: "An Encyclopedic Outline of Masonic, Hermetic, Cabbalistic and Rosicrucian Symbolical Philosophy ’.
Bullet Antique Maps and Prints Etchings, Lithographs, Engravings, Maps, Atlases and optical views. Almost any technique represented.
Bullet The Collection Antique Books and Manuscripts Within this subject there are a number of rare releases. Particularly the beautifully illustrated topographical work: ’Geschiedenis der Vereenigde Nederlanden’ (History of the United Netherlands) by Jean Le Clerc In particular, the fourth that has been written by his son, is striking; it is an exceptionally rare work of which globally only a few specimens have been described.
Also impressive in this category is ‘Het groote tafereel der dwaasheid : vertoonende de opkomst, voortgang en ondergang der actie, bubbel en windnegotie, in Vrankryk, Engeland, en de Nederlanden, gepleegt en den jaare MDCC’ This work deals about the speculation of shares of companies in the new world. The parallels with the irregularities in the financial market of the last decades are amazing. Despite a few damaged engravings, this mainly graphical work is filled with extraordinarily beautiful plates of various sizes. Striking in this category is the original handwritten ’passport’, signed by William III and Constantine Huijgens. The whole is complemented by an extensive collection of ’Elzeviertjes " (12mo antique leather pocket books) of good quality.
Bullet Curiosities and Antiques with: Wine, Art Deco stained glass windows, an opium pipe, a rare Chinese figurine in Tianghuang Stone , a large collection of perfume bottles with silver and gold caps, original antique Amsterdam street name signs, lots of oriental rugs and clothes, a collection of tiles from the 17th to the 19th century, various silverware and Bohemian Crystal.
Bullet Visual Arts, Photography and Posters Many vintage posters, including a fine specimen designed for a theater adaptation of "The Painted Bird" by Jerzy Kosinski, several posters by Sandberg, exhibition posters of famous art galleries, some realistic paintings including a ’certified’ reproduction of Gauguin’s ’Paysage’ and some limited edition lithographs by contemporary artists.

Result of this auction

0001-0500 Books - Bibliography, Typography [13]
0501-1000 Books - Science and Technology [19]
1001-1500 Books - History and Topography [21]
1501-2000 Books - Art, Music and Photography [94]
2001-2500 Books - Literature and Poetry [14]
2501-3000 Books - Comics and Trading Card Albums [6]
3001-3500 Books - Varia [13]
3501-4000 Antique Maps and Graphic Art [21]
4001-4500 Books - Antiquarian [111]
4501-5000 Varia, Antiques & Ephemera [91]
5001-5500 Art, Photography, Prints and Posters [49]

Total lots [452]

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