V35|3.8.2016 Auction 35 - Books, Comics, Prints, Art, Curiosities, Ethnography and Archeological findings
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 7:00 pm
Saturday 5, Sunday 6, Monday 7 and Tuesday, March 8th, 2016 from 11:00 am until 5:00 pm CET
CET = Central European Time (GMT+1)
Location preview days and auction
Quellijnstraat 127, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
ABA is auctioning again some special objects and objects from private collections.
To be auctioned:
Bibliography, Literature, Manuscripts, Typography.
A large amount of Books on Books and Manuscripts. With a fine collection of Auction catalogs.
Science and Technology.
Including Cars, Biology, Mathematics, Psychiatry, Freemasonry and the beautiful Encyclopédie pratique de mécanique et d’électricité.
A collection History, Archaeology, Heraldry and Topographical literature.
Including a magnificent specimen of the Encyclopaedia of the Dutch East Indies
. Furthermore the categories Zeelandia, Admiral de Ruiter and Judaica.
Art, Music and Photography Books.
An extensive collection of art books with among others attention for Sculpture, Pop-Up, Architecture, Applied Arts, Icons, Carpets, African Art, Ethnography, Photography, Clocks, Numismatics, Heraldry, Topography. Also illustrative work of specific artists, including Anton Pieck, Jacob Bicker Raye, Jan Vermeer von Delft, Carel Fabritius, Victor Vasarely, Edgard Pillet, Sidney D. Gamble, Emilio Pucci, Andrei Nakov, Kasimir Malewicz, Cynthia Young, David Balsells, Jean Pigozzi and Gustave Doré.
Literature, Poetry and Bibliophile editions.
In this category lots of various subjects, including numerous assembled lots of W.F. Hermans, Remco Campert Gerrit Komrij, Gerard van het Reve, Maarten ’t Hart, Hugo Claus, Gerrit Achterberg, Heere Heeresma, Louis Paul Boon, F. Bordewijk, J. Bernlef, Andreas Burnier, Büch Simon Vinkenoog, Harry Mulisch and Simon Carmiggelt.
Comic Books and Curiosities, Trading Card Albums, Postcards, Children’s Books.
The necessary Trading Card Albums and children’s books and a collection of dozens of special Toonderiana.
A collection Tintin with hardcovers. Work of Piet Wijn and Kresse. Suske & Wiskes, Trigië, Rooie Oortjes, Sjors & Sjimmie, Eric de Noorman, Asterix, Buck Danny, Harald de Viking
including many first editions in good condition. And last but not least, a neat lot of Dick Bos.
Prints and other Graphics.
A large collection Prints, Engravings, Color Lithographs, Optical Prints, Proclamations, Photography and High Quality Posters. With subjects like Auto Racing, Propaganda, Art Exhibitions, Aviation, Miffy, Topography, Advertising, Radio, Politics, Musicals, Fashion, Asian and Maritime. Furthermore, works by, among others Lichtenstein, Jozef Israels, Abraham Rademaker, Dick Bruna, Heinrich Swoboda, Mauve, Janssonius, Bulder and Yves Brayer.
The Collection Old, Antique Books, Manuscripts and otherwise Rare Books
in this auction is very diverse. Two hundred antique works will be auctioned, including the categories of Youth and Juvenile Tales, Music, Literature, Medicine, Arts, Topography, Geography, Architecture, History, Religion, Biology, Wildlife, Theatre, Poetry, Medicine, Dictionaries, Mathematics , Philosophy, Chemistry, Design, Classics and Atlases. The collection includes works by, among others: M. Nieuwenhuijzen, Jean Joseph Aveillio, Henry Frijlink, Addinson Joseph, Jacob Cats, John Young, Flavius Josephus, Th. C. Lilienthal, Dante Alighieri, Charles Dickens, Multatuli, Johan Jacob Schmidt, L’Abbé Barthélemy, Hugo Grotius, Luke Brant, Mr. Jacobus Scheltema, Willem Bilderdijk, John Moore, Harriet Beecher Stowe, P. H. Suringar, Constantijn Huygens, Fokke Simonsz., J.J.L. ten Kate, Gerard van Loon, Virgil H. Tollens, Seneca, J. F. Martinet, Isaac Vossius, Desiderius Erasmus, Martin Luther
and dozens of other authors.
Curiosities, Antiques and Efemera.
A comprehensive collection of Antiques and Curiosities: Scales, Photocameras, Tin Toys, Dinky Toys
, Stamps, a special set of puzzles M.C. Escher
, Coins, Utensils, Asiatica, Stereoscopic Pictures, Porcelain, Minerals, Icons, Masks, Sculptures, Games, Prayer Cards, Leaflets, Cards, Advertising Materials, Tobacconalia, Cans, Amber Lamp Pictures, Truck Mascots of the Michelin Tire man, Flipje and the famous Holland Duck, Glass, Stone Tools, Fossils and many other paraphernalia and utensils.
Some special and curious objects, including a collection of masks, sculptures and pottery from countries such as Ivory Coast, Angola and Indonesia.
Visual Arts, Posters and Photography.
Including work of: Corneille, Klaas Gubbels, Joan Miro, Dick Bruna, Govert Buijs, Hans Innemee, Karel Appel, H.E. Roodenburg, Paul Smith, Silvia Kristel and Jan Veth.
A very special and unique collection of original sketches and designs by Martin Dubbelman and Koekkoek.
Some fine limited edition giclées of Amsterdam city painter Stef Verbraeken. Furthermore, the usual prints, engravings, etchings and other graphics that adorn this category.
Very special is the extremely rare museological Molkenboer Art Collection
, which consists of paintings and lithographs of the famous Dutch artists Theo and Antoon Molkenboer.
This collection which was contributed by the heirs of Molkenboer features an excellent and detailed provenance.
In short: Another auction to be proud of!
Result of this auction
0001-0500 Books - Bibliography, Typography 
0500-1000 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 and Trading Card Albums 
3001-3500 Books - Miscellaneous 
3501-4000 Prints 
4001-4500 Books - Antiquarian 
4501-4700 Curios, Antiques & Ephemera 
5001-6000 Art 
6001-6500 Molkenboer Collection 
Total lots