V36|5.12.2016Auction 36 - Books, Prints, Art & Curio
Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 7 pm CET
Saturday 7, Sunday 8, Monday 9, and Thursday, May 12th from 11am until 5pm 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.
A part of the lots is reintroduced with a substantially lower limit.
To be auctioned:
Books - Bibliography, Literature, Manuscripts, Typography.
Alarge amount of Books on Books and Manuscripts. With a fine collection of Auction catalogs.
Books - Science and Technology.
Including Engineering, Anatomy, History, Biology and Building decorations.
Books - Psychology & Sexology.
A specialized library divided into numerous lots on the subject of Psychoanalysis, Sexuologie, Psychiatry, Education, Pedagogy, Psychology, Gerontology and Adolescent Psychiatry. Many of the books in this library are rare or otherwise difficult to obtain.
Books - Religion and Philosophy.
Some biblical lots and Zeeland church history.
Books - Art, Music, Photography.
An extensive collection of art books and composed plots with Books, Art Catalogs and Magazines about among others the emphasis on Architecture, Applied Arts, Museums, Photography, Design, Modern Art, Medieval Art, Film and Television, Art History, Topography, Carpets and Graphics. Also illustrative work of specific artists, including Anton Pieck, Victor Vasarely, Jacob Bicker Raye, Malevitch, Picasso, Reynaud, Carel Balth, Onno Greiner, Ary Scheffer, Bettina Rheims, Serge Bramly, Don Barron
and many other artists and performers in the field.
Books - Topography and History.
Numerous combined lots on Topography including Amsterdam, Nederlands Indië, Europa, Azië en Afrika, Brabant, Leiden and Zeeland. Cartografie van Ortelius. Regional languages and history of various time periods and subjects.
Books - Fiction.
Various packages literature, including authors such as Connie Palmen, James Joyce, K. Schippers, Gerard van het Reve, Miguel de Cervantes and Honoré de Balzac.Furthermore various lots of collective subjects.
Books - Children’s Books, Comics.
Comic books, Comic Memorabilia, Plaatjesalbums, Postcards, Children’s Books. The necessary children’s books and collectibles albums, a collection of dozens of special editions of Kresse.
Albums including: Spike and Suzy, Trigië, Pep, Tarzan, Kari Lente, Loekie, Akim, Tintin, Rooie Oortjes, Sjors en 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.
Books - Miscellaneous
Subjects: Sports, Magazines, Literature, Film and Photography, Jubilee Books, Spirituality, Gastronomy, Spirituality, Music, Travel, Shipping and Militia.
Prints and other Graphics.
A nice collection Prints, Engravings, Color Lithographs, Optics Prints, Proclamations, Photography and High Quality Posters. With subjects like Asiatica (a.o. Ukiyo-e Woodblock Prints), Reproductions, Advertising, Amsterdam, Paris, Calendars, Rhyme Prints and Maps of Scandinavia. In addition, work of Jo SPier, Casparus Commelin, Marten Toonder, Daan Hoeksema en Utagawa Horikage.
Curio, Antiques and Ephemera.
A comprehensive collection of Curiosities and Antiques: Utensils, Cans, Postcards, Paper Models, (board) games, a large collection of Model cars, Dolls, Curio, Photos, Toys, Bakelite, Antique kitchen utensils, Tin Toys, Perfume, Glassware, Pottery, Cosmetics, a vintage Film Camera, Stamps, Meteorological instruments, Beer Mugs, Scales, Chinese Pottery, Foo Dogs, Cinema Movies in film cans, ancient tools, copper and brass objects, Art Deco bookends, Book Shams, Tin, Silver, a Theatre Viewer, a Bronze Mortar, Coins, Ethnografica, Magic Lantern Pictures and vintage Truck Bumper Objects. And many other paraphernalia and utensils.
De collection Old and Antique books, Manuscripts and otherwise Rare Books
this auction is diverse. More than a hundred antique works will be auctioned, including the categories: History, Religion, Medicine, Law, Encyclopedias, Art, Engravings, Judaica, Literature, Topography, Tales, Poetry, Manuscripts, Alba Amoricum, Nobility, Numismatics, Heraldry, Almanacs, Wildlife, Geography, Mathematics, Chemistry and Atlasses. The collection includes works by, among others: Archibald Bower, Cornelis Ploos van Amstel, H. Tollens C.Z., Johan Newton, J. van Lodensteyn, Christoph Cellarius, Hieronymus Freyer, Michiel de Ruiter, G.B. Depping, Léon Pouillon, George Gordon Byron, Johannes Pontanus, A.W. van Campen, Heinrich Heine, Goethe, Victor Hugo, M. Guizot, Charles R. Gibson, G. Kalff, Jan Luiken, Joseph Addison, Joseph Martin, F. Kaiser, A. Chéruel, Kornelis Westerbaen, Dr. P.G. Buekers, Niemeijer, Johan Schmidt, Jacob Cats, Hugo de Groot, Jean Barbeyrac, M. Chateaubriand, Lukas Rotgans, Mr. Jacobus Scheltema, Mr. Willem Bilderdijk, Harriet Beecher Stowe, J.J.L. ten Kate, J.P. Millington, Charles Darwin, John Bush, J.L.Mosheim, Dé-Lilah, Cornelis Schrevelius Justin, Isaac Vossius, Erasmus, Luther, Alexandre Dumas, B. Glasius, Hans Christian Andersen, Charles Dickens and many other authors. Concerning the unica the collection includes some very beautiful Alba Amoricum with fine-detailed drawings and a rare Ethiopian manuscript with Coptic script and a representation of George and the Dragon on parchment of extraordinary quality.
Art and Graphics.
Unica or work in limited editions of various Noteworthy is a rare lithograph by Edgar Degas and a recent discovery of the heirs Molkenboer; a beautifully detailed work in pencil, crayon and watercolor in Art Nouveau style. Furthermore, the usual prints, engravings, etchings and other graphics that adorn this category.
The auction concludes with a collection of special in some cases very rare posters.
In short: Another auction to be proud of!
Result of this auction
0001-0500 Books - Book History, Bibliography 
0501-0700 Books - Science and Technology 
0701-1000 Books - Psychology & Sexuology 
1001-1500 Books - Religion and Philosophy 
1501-2000 Books - Art, Music and Photography 
2001-2500 Books - Topography and History 
2501-3000 Books - Fiction 
3001-3500 Books - Children’s Books, Comics 
3501-4000 Books - Varia 
4001-4500 Antique Maps and Graphic Art 
4501-5000 Curios, Antiques & Ephemera 
5001-5500 Books - Antiquarian 
5501-5700 Modern Art, Graphics & Prints 
5701-5800 Posters 
Total lots