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V 28|17.11.2014

Auction 28 - Books, Photography, Posters, Furniture and other Curiosities

Monday November 17, 2014
Starting at 7 pm CET (GMT+1)
At Quellijnstraat 127, Amsterdam – The Netherlands

Friday 14, Saturday 15, Sunday 16 and Monday, November 17, 2014
From 11 am until 5 pm CET (GMT+1)
At Quellijnstraat 127, Amsterdam – The Netherlands

ABA is auctioning again some special objects and items from private collections.

To be auctioned:
Bullet Science, Technology and Books on Books. A variety of packages, for which the subject Steam Engines is well represented, but also the subjects Construction, Textile, Automobile, Architecture, Psychology, Marine, Weapons and Space.
Bullet A large collection of History, Architecture and Topographic literature. Including many packages of Amsterdam and Dutch topography. This auction also attention for the overseas including Indonesia, Curaçao and Egypt.
Bullet Art, Music and Photography Books. Often of very good quality. The topics are: Architecture, Performing Arts, Music, Visual Arts, Photography, Pop, Asian, Design and Biography Much of the books in this category are new, sometimes even sealed.
Bullet Bibliography and Literature.
In particular reference books, literature catalogs, studies and essays.
Bullet Comic books and Picturecard Albums Pictercardalbums, beautiful children’s books and comic books with names as: Dick Bos, Toonder and Kresse. Also some modern collectors items including original Star Wars and Elfquest items.
Bullet Literature and Poetry In the latter category also many packages and individual editions of various topics, including: Erotica, Law, Literature, Magazines, Militaria, Judaica, Games, Religion, Philosophy, Cookery Books and some Reviana.
Bullet The Collection Antique Books and Manuscripts is large this time. Within this subject there are a number of rare editions. Interesting are the first edition of Voltaire ’Candide, ou l’Optimism and The Main Cases of Wonderlyken Don Quixote by Cervantes, a range of attractive Bibles and many other antiquarian works.
Bullet Curiosities and Antiques. Notable in this category is an original Gouden Kalf by Theo Mackaay and Keith Haring’s "Inflatable Baby". Furthermore, some excellent archaeological finds and all kinds of other curiosities.
Bullet Visual Art, Posters and Photography. Many vintage posters, including copies of Sandberg, Jan Bons, Treumann and Masereel. Noteworthy is the lithograph Jane Avril of Toulouse-Lautrec in addition to the usual prints, engravings, etchings and other graphical art which adorn this category.

Result of this auction

0501-1000 Books - Science and Technology [22]
1001-1500 Books - History and Topography [27]
1501-2000 Books - Art, Music and Photography [69]
2001-2500 Books - Bibliography and Typography [16]
2501-3000 Books - Comics and Trading Card Albums [29]
3001-3500 Books - Literature & Varia [47]
4001-4500 Books - Antiquarian [125]
4501-5000 Varia, Antiques & Ephemera [52]
5001-5500 Art, Photography, Prints and Posters [37]

Total lots [424]

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