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Auction 29 - Furniture Factory ’De Zilveren Hamer’’ & ABA’s Books, Prints and Art Auction.

December 22, 2014 at 7 pm CET [GMT+1]

Preview Days
Friday 19, Saturday 20, Sunday 21 and Monday, December 22, 2014 from 11 am until 5 pm CET [GMT+1]

Location Viewing Days and Auction
Quellijnstraat 127, 1073 XH Amsterdam

Auctioned will be:

Furniture Factory ’De Zilveren Hamer’ (The Silver Hammer).
ABA will auction special hand upholstered furniture of the furniture factory ‘De Zilveren Hamer’, containing numerous hand upholstered and restored antique and designer furniture. In addition, dozens of rolls of durable upholstery fabrics, cushions, curios and supplies will come under the hammer.

ABA’s regular Books-, Prints and Art Auction.
In addition to the termination auction of ‘The Silver Hammer’, ABA auctions again several special books, prints and art objects from private collections.

Bullet Technology and Science Books. A variety of special packages in which the subject Biology is well represented, but also the subjects Technology, Construction, Automobile, Architecture, and History will be covered .

Bullet A large collection of History, Architecture and Topographical literature. Including many packages of Amsterdam and Dutch topography. In this auction also a lot of attention to foreign countries including France, Indonesia and Egypt.

Bullet Art, Music and Photography Books. In many cases of very good quality. The topics are: Theatre, Architecture, Performing Arts, Music, Visual Arts, Photography, Popular Music, Yiddish Art, Art History, Design and Biography Some of the books in this category are new.

Bullet Bibliography and Literature.
Special reference books, catalogs, studies and essays about books and literature.

Bullet Comic books & Picture Card Albums. Picture Card Albums, beautiful Children’s Books and Comics with e.g. Bob and Bobette, Perry Winkle, work by Tardi and Kresse . But also underground literature, such as De Vrije Balloen and Gummi.

Bullet Literature Miscellaneous Within this category again many packages and single editions on topics such as: Judaica, Cookbooks, Erotica, Philosophy, Literature, Poetry and Literature.

Bullet Antique maps and prints. This time a modest collection of Engravings, Etchings, Lithographs and Maps.

Bullet A collection of Antique Books and Manuscripts. In this issue there are a number of special editions. Interesting is the extremely rare Tercume i ÅŸerh Siyer-i-i Kebir a philosophical work on Islamic law. In addition, the usual collection of literary Antiquaria.

Bullet Curiosities and Antiques Lots of almost every subject within e.g.: Glass, Silver, Applied Arts, Design Objects, Tin Toys, Disneyana, Ceramics, Badges, Puzzles, Ephemera, Calendars , Furniture, Bakelite, Stamps, The Royals, Postcards, Paper Cut Art, Art Deco, Art Nouveau, Et cetera.

Bullet Visual Arts, Photography and Posters. A surprising collection of world-famous artists. Auctioned will be work of artists such: Roy Lichtenstein, Salvador Dali, Jean Cocteau, Kees van Dongen, Demiak, Man Ray, Sol Lewitt, Brassai, Joseph Beuys and Corneille. But also original work of Herman Brood with an excellent provenance will pass by. Furthermore, numerous notable posters, of which Stanley Kubrick’s "2001 Space Odyssey and an exhibition poster of Käthe Kollwitz catches the eye.

Result of this auction

0501-1000 Books - Science and Technology [19]
1001-1500 Books - History and Topography [26]
1501-2000 Books - Art, Music and Photography [33]
2001-2500 Books - Bibliography and Typography [10]
2501-3000 Books - Comics and Trading Card Albums [26]
3001-3500 Books - Literature & Varia [24]
3501-4000 Antique Maps and Graphic Art [13]
4001-4500 Books - Antiquarian [83]
4501-5000 Varia and Antiques [65]
5001-5500 Art, Photography, Prints and Posters [54]
6001-6500 De Zilveren Hamer Curio [16]
6501-7000 De Zilveren Hamer Upholstery & Cushions [49]
7001-7500 De Zilveren Hamer Upholstered Furniture [60]
7501-8000 De Zilveren Hamer Tools and Miscellaneou [13]

Total lots [491]

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