V 23|2.25.2014Auction 23 - Books, Antiques, Posters, Silver, Tiles and other Curio.
Tuesday, February 25th at 19.00 hrs
Friday 21, Saturday 22 and Sunday, February 23th, 2014
from 11.00 to 17.00 hrs
ABA is auctioning again some special objects and items from private collections. We expect great interest for this specific auction. For example, we got the request of some collectors to auction their collections comics, ceramics, antique books, antique tiles and silver. It really promises to become a marvelous auction.
To be auctioned:
Science, Technology and Book science.
Including some detailed lots of books about steam engines and steam ships, with many illustrations.
A large collection of History, Architecture and Topographical
literature. Including special newspapers, several old bound volumes. And a rare lot of the political movement "De Kabouters’.
Art, Music and Photography Books
mostly of very good quality. Rare lots of pop music based on various specializations, including: David Bowie, Frank Sinatra, The Beatles, Bob Dylan
and many other artists and movements.
Literature and Poetry.
Besides a work of Simon Carmiggelt
, a very rare lot ’Ding Magazine’
and the required other 19th and 20th century Dutch poets.
Comic books and Trading Card Albums.
As many as 60 lots of children’s books, comics, images and pop-up albums. Including work by Richard Corben, Marten Toonder and Jacques Glénat.
Softcovers, hardcovers, rare work, comic magazines such as ’De Vrije Balloen’.
Everything with a quality indicator of good, very good to new condition. Overall a too extensive collection to describe, with just a few highlights.
Antique Maps and Prints.
Some lots with maps and topography of the well-known mapmakers and publishers Caspar Merian
and Isaak Tirion.
A well-represented category of antique books and manuscripts.
Within this category, a number of modest but sometimes very rare editions, including a beautiful large new bound Bible. Rare is the ’Triumphos da virtude’
. A in parchment bound sermon in honor of Stadhouder Willem V
, of the hand of the Chief Rabbi (David Cohen d’Azevedo
1746-1792) of the Portuguese Synagogue
in Amsterdam. The beautiful illustrated ‘Het Leven en bedryf van den vermaarden Zeeheld Cornelis Tromp, et al’.
And other works by Olfert Dapper
and François Valentyn.
Curio and Antiques
with: bakelite radios, televisions, record players, clocks, antique furniture, chairs, cabinets, ornaments, etc. mainly from estates of the Amsterdam canals. Special is a fully intact oak wall coat rack in Art Deco.
Furthermore, in this auction two additional categories Ceramics, Tiles and Antique Silver.
Consisting of beautiful blue, sepia and polychrome tiles and tile panels from Amsterdam canal houses. In addition, a large collection of applied ceramic art including from well-known vintage artists. The silver consists of miniatures and artifacts of the first and the second level, some of them which are antique.
Result of this auction
0001-0500 Books - Bibliography, Typography 
0501-1000 Books - Science and Technology 
1001-1500 Books - History and Topography 
1501-2000 Books - Art, Illustrated and Photography 
2001-2500 Books - Literature and Poetry 
2501-3000 Books - Comics and Trading Card Albums 
3001-3500 Books - Varia 
3501-4000 Antique Maps and Graphic Art 
4001-4500 Books - Antiquarian 
4501-4700 Varia, Antiques & Ephemera 
4701-4800 Ceramics and antique tiles 
4801-5000 Silver 
5001-5500 Art, Photography, Prints and Posters 
Total lots