V34|12.22.2015 Auction 34 - Books, Comics, Prints, Art, Curiosities, Ethnography and Archeological discoveries
Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 7pm CET (GMT+1)
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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:
Bibliography and Literature.
A generous amount Book Printing and Typography. With a fine collection of Bookbinding, Typography, Print Studies, Publisher Models and Bibliography
Science, Technology and Book Science.
Including Ornithology and Botany.
A collection of History, Archaeology and Topographical literature.
Atlases and a section including politics, genealogy and other cartography.
Art, Music and Photography Books.
Snoecks all years from 1943. Art and design books, special magazines, arts and poster art.
Comic books and Trading Card Albums.
Children’s books and Trading Card Albums. Toonderiana
and other special Comics.
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.
Prints and other Graphical art.
A very large collection Prints, Engravings, Color Lithographs, Proclamations, Topography, Photography and Posters of high quality.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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 
1001-1500 Books - History and Topography 
1501-2000 Books - Art, Illustrated and Photography 
2001-2500 Books - Literature and Poetry 
2501-3000 Comics, Trading Cards & Children’s Boo 
3001-3500 Books - Varia 
3501-4000 Prints 
4001-4500 Books - Antiquarian 
4501-4700 Curios, Antiques & Ephemera 
4701-4800 Ethnographica 
5001-6000 Art 
6001-6500 Fossils 
Total lots