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Auction 33 - Books, Prints, Art, Ethnographics and Fossils

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 7pm – CET [GMT+1]

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Saturday 24, Sunday 25, Monday 26 and Wednesday 28 from 11am until 5pm CET [GMT+1]
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Location Auction and Viewings
Quellijnstraat 127, 1073 XH Amsterdam, The Netherlands

ABA is auctioning again several special objects from private collections.

The following will be auctioned:

Bullet Bibliography and Literature. A small but exquisite collection of Book Printing and Typography.
Bullet Science and Technology.
Bullet History, Archaeology and Topographical literature.
Bullet Art, Music and Photography Books.
Bullet Comics and Trading Card Albums. Numerous less common children’s books and trading card albums.
Bullet Literature & Varia. In this category, a number of packages and individual books about various topics, including: Poetry, Medieval Dutch and other Literature.
Bullet A collection of Louis-Paul Boon and Hugo Claus. An exceptional collection of special and rare editions, manuscripts and other bibliofilia of these famous Dutch writers.
Bullet Prints and other Graphics. A large collection of prints, engravings, lithographs, optical prints, proclamations, topography, photography and posters of high quality.
Bullet The collection Antique Books and Manuscripts in this auction is in our humble opinion extremely interesting. 138 Antique books will be auctioned off wherein almost every subject will be represented. This auction a striking number of works from the 17th century will come under the hammer. Remarkable is the quality and rarity of these lots. The vast majority has been bound in superbly clean and sturdy parchment. Many of these publications can be found only in literary institutions.
Bullet Curios and Antiques. This sale a comprehensive collection of curios and antiques will be auctioned: Postcards, Photography, Puzzles, Bonds, Medicines, Biology, Wood Carvings Art, Musical Instruments, Rugs, Religion, Utensils, Delftware, etcetera.
Bullet Etnographics. Over fifty extraordinary and curious objects, including: Sculptures, Weapons, Tools, Music and Textiles with exotic origin. From some objects, the purpose is unknown.
Bullet Art, Photography and Posters.
Some original drawings by Herman Brood, pottery by Picasso and a collection of Asian scroll paintings. In addition to the usual prints, engravings, etchings and other graphics that normally adorn this category.
Bullet Fossils and Artifacts. A collection of fossils including: Mammoth Bones, Fish, Aquatic Plants, Whale Vertebrae, Ferns, Insects, Footprints, Leaves, Tools, etcetera. Interesting within this category is a large block of limestone with fossil eggs.
In short: An auction to be proud of!

Result of this auction

0001-0500 Books - Bibliography, Typography [6]
0501-1000 Books - Science and Technology [2]
1001-1500 Books - History and Topography [11]
1501-2000 Books - Art, Music and Photography [32]
2001-2500 Books - Miscellaneous [1]
2501-3000 Books - Comics and Trading Card Albums [18]
3001-3400 Books - Literature & Poetry [22]
3401-3450 Books - Louis-Paul Boon Collection [48]
3451-3500 Books - Hugo Claus Collection [47]
3501-4000 Prints [76]
4001-4500 Books - Antiquarian [138]
4501-4700 Varia, Antiques & Ephemera [62]
4701-4800 Ethnographica [53]
5001-6000 Art [20]
6001-6500 Fossils [38]

Total lots [574]

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