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V34|12.22.2015


Auction 34 - Books, Comics, Prints, Art, Curiosities, Ethnography and Archeological discoveries

Auction
Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 7pm CET (GMT+1)

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Preview days
Saturday 19, Sunday 20, Monday 21 and Tuesday, December 22, 2015 from 11am to 5pm

Location Auction and Preview Days
Quellijnstraat 127, 1073 XH Amsterdam - Netherlands

ABA will auction again a number of special objects and items from private collections.

To be auctioned:
Bullet Bibliography and Literature. A generous amount Book Printing and Typography. With a fine collection of Bookbinding, Typography, Print Studies, Publisher Models and Bibliography
Bullet Science, Technology and Book Science. Including Ornithology and Botany.
Bullet A collection of History, Archaeology and Topographical literature. Atlases and a section including politics, genealogy and other cartography.
Bullet Art, Music and Photography Books. Snoecks all years from 1943. Art and design books, special magazines, arts and poster art.
Bullet Comic books and Trading Card Albums. Children’s books and Trading Card Albums. Toonderiana and other special Comics.
Bullet Literature and Various. In this category lots of various subjects, including rare ‘Boekenweek’ Gifts, Magazines, a collection Louis Paul Boon and Hugo Claus and other literature.
Bullet Prints and other Graphical art. A very large collection Prints, Engravings, Color Lithographs, Proclamations, Topography, Photography and Posters of high quality.
Bullet The collection of Antique Books and Manuscripts auction is diverse. 81 Antique works will be auctioned, including the categories History, Law, Medicine, Religion, Literature, Topography, Art and Design, Biology, Almanacs, Heraldica, Poetry and Theater. Also within this category is a wonderful collection of complete Baedekers in good condition, of which the Russian copy obviously is worth mentioning.
Bullet Curios, Antiques and Efemera. A comprehensive collection of Antiques and Curiosities: Postcards and other Topographical Souvenirs, Paraphernalia, Stamps, Games, Vintage Advertisements, Documents and other Devotional Prayer cards, Ephemera including special Cigars Bands of President J.F. Kennedy, Santa Claus and Christmas Pictures, Vintage Movie Pictures, Toys, Puzzles, Bakelite, Utensils, Glass Art, Ceramics, Glassware by Copier, Silver, Sculptures, Dioramas, Vintage Prank Articles, Tin, Chocolate Molds, Wall Signs, Art Deco Lighting, Numismatica, Stereoscopic Images, ‘Amsterdamse School’ Ornaments. Eye catching is a magnificent folio with hundreds of separate 18th-century hand-colored paper cut-out figurines, people, animals, buildings, fountains, etc. of exceptional quality and scarcity in a parchment band. Last but not least, a beautiful set of authentic copper Russian Icons and Chest Crosses of outstanding quality.
Bullet Ethnography 17 Rare and curious objects, including a collection heavy sculpted stone Javanese Face Pots, Klewangs, Angola Chokwe masks, Ceremonial masks from Ivory Coast, Indian objects and Indonesia. From a few objects, the purpose is unknown.
Bullet Fine Art, Prints and Photography.Work by Van Dongen, Wolvecamp, Corneille, Lucebert, Toorop, Bram Bogart, including some originals. Numerous beautiful bronze sculptures. Work by Eytan Gross (Jaffa). A very special and unique collection of original sketches and designs by Maarten Dubbelman and Koekkoek. Original designs including Droste, NAM Utrecht, The Twentsche Bank Scheepjeswol, Van Nelle and other advertisements. Photography by Nico Koster. A beautiful tile panel from the 19th century. Various Japanese scroll paintings. Furthermore, the usual prints, engravings, etchings and other graphics that normally adorn this category.
Bullet Fossils and archaeological finds. A modest collection of fossils and prehistoric stone tools.

In short: Another auction to be proud of!

Result of this auction

0501-1000 Books - Science and Technology [19]
1001-1500 Books - History and Topography [13]
1501-2000 Books - Art, Illustrated and Photography [31]
2001-2500 Books - Literature and Poetry [15]
2501-3000 Comics, Trading Cards & Children’s Boo [29]
3001-3500 Books - Varia [27]
3501-4000 Prints [157]
4001-4500 Books - Antiquarian [81]
4501-4700 Curios, Antiques & Ephemera [152]
4701-4800 Ethnographica [17]
5001-6000 Art [60]
6001-6500 Fossils [7]


Total lots [608]


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