• <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> THE PAPERS OF BREVET MAJOR GENERAL JOHN GROSS BARNARD (1815-1882), Chief Engineer of the Army of the Potomac. Estimate: $75,000-100,000
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> ALVIN LANGDON COBURN. London. With 20 photogravures by Coburn and text by Hilaire Belloc, London and New York: 1909. First edition. Est: $4,000-6,000
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> WILLIAM FADEN, A Plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & East New Jersey. London: 1776. Estimate: $5,000-8,000
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> MAX BEERBOHM, Lord Curzon delivering an oration. Original drawing with collage. London, 1912. Est: $2,000-3,000
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> AMERICAN REVOLUTION, Recueil des Loix Constitutives des Colonies Angloises. A Philadelphie, et se vend a Paris: Cellot & Jombert, 1778. First collected edition in French. Estimate: $500-800
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> WILLIAM TECUMSEH SHERMAN, Confederate General Joseph Johnston's copy of Sherman's General Orders No. 65 announcing the final agreement of Surrender, 27 April 1865. Est: $4,000-6,000
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> JOHN KEATS, Lamia, Isabella, the Eve of Saint Agnes and Other Poems. London: Taylor and Hessey, 1820. First edition of Keats’s third book.. Estimate: $5,000-7,000
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> M. T. Cicero's Cato Major, or his discourse of Old-age: With Explanatory Notes. Philadelphia: Benjamin Franklin, 1744. Est: $5,000-8,000
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> WINSTON S CHURCHILL, History of the English Speaking Peoples. London: Cassell, 1956-58. First editions. Est: $1,500-2,500
  • <b>Now in press: 19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy.</b>
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> <i>The First American Magna Carta. English Liberties.</i> Boston, 1721.
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Babbage presentation to Peel, the man who killed the Difference Engine 1832
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> The Stamp Act. 1765
    <b>Now in press: 19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy.</b>
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Central Park Photographs by Prevost 1862
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Salem Witch Trials. Wonders of the Invisible World 1693
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Mammoth print of Millie-Christine, "The Carolina Twins" c. 1868
  • <b>Auction Pierre Bergé & associés in association with Sotheby’s: Important Books and Manuscripts from the Library of Jean A. Bonna from the 15th to the 20th Century. Sale on April 26, 2017. Exhibition in London March 28-30</b>
    <b>Pierre Bergé & Associés, Apr. 26:</b> Galileo, <i>Discorsi e Dimostrazioni matematiche.</i> Leyde, Elzevier, 1638. Original edition: only known copy of the first state. €700,000 – 900,000
    <b>Pierre Bergé & Associés, Apr. 26:</b> Fables illustrated by Benjamin Rabier. Paris, Tallandier, without date [ca. 1910]. Superb binding doubled in vellum decorated with painted and mosaic decors by André Mare illustrating four fables. €10,000 – 15,000
    <b>Pierre Bergé & Associés, Apr. 26:</b> Gustave Flaubert, draft for the preface of the <i>Memoir for the defense of Madame Bovary</i>, 15-30 January 1857. Exceptiona signed autograph manuscript. €40,000 – 60,000
    <b>Auction Pierre Bergé & associés in association with Sotheby’s: Important Books and Manuscripts from the Library of Jean A. Bonna from the 15th to the 20th Century. Sale on April 26, 2017. Exhibition in London March 28-30</b>
    <b>Pierre Bergé & Associés, Apr. 26:</b> Boccace, <i>The Book of Praise and the Virtue of the Noble and Cleric Ladies.</i> Verard, 1493. First edition of the French version attributed to Laurent de Premierfait. €40,000 – 60,000
    <b>Pierre Bergé & Associés, Apr. 26:</b> Exceptional set of 15 original bindings by Jean de Gonet, on rare editions illustrated by Picasso, Matisse, Miro or original editions of Bataille or Radiguet.
  • <b>Bonhams, March 9. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Kennedy Years</b>
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> BROWNING, ELIZABETH BARRETT. Autograph Manuscript Initialed ("E.B.B."), being the working notebook for the poems contained in <i>The Seraphim and Other Poems</i>. $400,000 to 600,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> WILDE, OSCAR. Two leaves, pp 31-34, from the first appearance of <i>The Picture of Dorian Gray in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine for July, 1890</i>, with Wilde's autograph revisions. $40,000 to 60,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Comedies, Histories and Tragedies; Published according to the true Originall Copies. Second Impression. [THE SECOND FOLIO.]</i> $200,000 to 300,000
    <b>Bonhams, March 9. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Kennedy Years</b>
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> KENNEDY, JOHN FITZGERALD. Photograph Signed ("John F. Kennedy") and Inscribed, 8 x 10 inch gelatin silver print, of Senator Kennedy and Miss Barelli, at the swearing of the secretarial oath for Miss Barelli. $1,200 to 1,800
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> COOPER, JAMES FENIMORE. Autograph Manuscript, being Chapter XXVII of <i>Afloat and Ashore</i>. $15,000 to 20,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> IRVING, WASHINGTON. Autograph Manuscript, being Chapter 20 from Volume IV of <i>The Life of George Washington</i>. $20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Bonhams, March 9. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Kennedy Years</b>
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> VERNE, JULES. Autograph Manuscript Signed ("Jules Verne"), being the complete short story "<i>Une fantaisie de docteur Ox</i>". $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> ALCHEMY. <i>[The Crowning of Nature, or Coronatio Naturae.]</i> Original alchemical manuscript on paper, ruled in red, with watermark of the arms of Schieland. $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> DE JODE, CORNELUS. 1568 - 1600. <i>Quivirae Regnu, Cum Alija Versus Borea</i>. [Antwerp: Arnoldum Coninx, 1593]. $7,000 to 10,000
    <b>Bonhams, March 9. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Kennedy Years</b>
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> HOOKER, JOSEPH DALTON. <i>The Rhododendrons of Sikkim-Himalaya; Being an Account, Botanical and Geographical, of the Rhododendrons Recently Discovered in the Mountains of Eastern Himalaya</i>… $7,000 to 10,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> CATLIN, GEORGE. <i>North American Indian Portfolio. Hunting scenes and amusements of the Rocky Mountains and prairies of America. From drawings and notes of the author, made during eight years' travel.</i> $20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. HESLER, ALEXANDER. Platinum print, 8 3/4 x 6 3/4 in, of a beardless Lincoln, 1860.<br>$2,000 to 3,000

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Thirty-two Auctions Archived this week, 20 Sales Upcoming

For the week ended Saturday, February 18th, 32 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; one denominated in Danish krona, 15 in euros, 4 in British pounds, and 12 in US dollars.  Turnover was $4,636,576 as 6,170 lots were offered and 4,716 sold for a 76% success rate.  This is February for goodness sake.  The spring looks promising.

 

For the week upcoming 20 Sales are scheduled.

 

One auction saw its total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

Swann GalleriesIcons & Images: Photographs & Photobooks on February 14th: $1,582,852 


8 auctions saw their total sales exceed 100% of the high estimates of all lots offered: 

Il PonteHome Decor Modern Art, Modernism, Books - Session 13 and 14: Interior Design - Prints on February 15th: 215.18% 
Kedem AuctionJudaica: Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters on February 7th: 160.61% 
Keys Fine Arts AuctioneersThree Day Books, Maps, Ephemera, Pictures & Prints Sale - Day 2. on February 9th: 150.75% 
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Remaining books from the Library of Franklin Brooke-Hitching on February 15th: 145.67% 
Keys Fine Arts AuctioneersThree Day Books, Maps, Ephemera, Pictures & Prints Sale. - Day 3 on February 10th: 131.40% 
Il PonteHome Decor Modern Art, Modernism, Books - Session 9 and 10: Interior Design and Books on February 13th: 128.92% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on February 14th: 120.73% 
Il PonteHome Decor Modern Art, Modernism, Books - Session 5 and 6: Modern Art and Interior Design - Prints on February 9th: 108.55% 


14 sales saw at least 80% of their lots sell: 

Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Remaining books from the Library of Franklin Brooke-Hitching on February 15th: 100.00% 
Dirk Soulis AuctionsPhotographs, Prints on February 10th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 2/5 on February 12th: 99.88% 
Forum Auctions in ItalyFine Books and Works on Paper on February 7th: 98.92% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 2/5 on February 12th: 98.19% 
Il PonteHome Decor Modern Art, Modernism, Books - Session 9 and 10: Interior Design and Books on February 13th: 91.67% 
Il PonteHome Decor Modern Art, Modernism, Books - Session 5 and 6: Modern Art and Interior Design - Prints on February 9th: 91.43% 
Il PonteHome Decor Modern Art, Modernism, Books - Session 13 and 14: Interior Design - Prints on February 15th: 89.47% 
FreemansBooks, Maps and Manuscripts on February 17th: 89.12% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on February 14th: 83.16% 
Il PonteHome Decor Modern Art, Modernism, Books - Session 15 and 16: Interior Design - Prints on February 16th: 82.61% 
Keys Fine Arts AuctioneersThree Day Books, Maps, Ephemera, Pictures & Prints Sale - Day 1. on February 8th: 81.66% 
Keys Fine Arts AuctioneersThree Day Books, Maps, Ephemera, Pictures & Prints Sale - Day 2. on February 9th: 81.50% 
Il PonteHome Decor Modern Art, Modernism, Books - Session 7 and 8: Interior Design - Prints on February 10th: 81.25% 
 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. James D Julia Auctioneers MAGNIFICENT ARCHIVE OF CONFEDERATE SECRETARY OF NAVY STEPHEN R. MALLORY on February 10th Actual price: USD $84,700.
  2. Swann Galleries A selection of 50 plates from Animal Locomotion. on February 14th Actual price: USD $62,500.
  3. PBA Galleries Small group of original signed letters from Albert Einstein to author Max Fishler, an important correspondence about Immanuel Kant and Relativity on February 12th Actual price: USD $60,000.
  4. James D Julia Auctioneers IMPORTANT AND RARE PAIR OF CELESTIAL AND TERRESTRIAL GLOBES BY JOHN SENEX (1678 – 1740). on February 10th Actual price: USD $51,425.
  5. James D Julia Auctioneers 'HOT TODDY''. on February 10th Actual price: USD $45,980.
  6. Swann Galleries (SPACE EXPLORATION) Group of 22 large-format photographs from various NASA missions, including scenes of astronauts floating in space and multiple topographic views of the Earth. on February 14th Actual price: USD $43,750.
  7. Neal Auction Company The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and their Territories on February 12th Actual price: USD $43,750.
  8. Neal Auction Company An Accurate Map of the State of Alabama and West Florida Carefully compiled from the original surveys of the General Government; designed to exhibit at one view each Section and Fractional Section on February 12th Actual price: USD $43,750.
  9. Kedem Auction A Large Leaf Handwritten by the Chatam Sofer, on Chanuka and Torah Novellae - With a Hitherto Unprinted Section on February 7th Actual price: USD $41,820.
  10. Swann Galleries Dancers. on February 14th Actual price: USD $40,000.
  11. Swann Galleries Empire State Building. on February 14th Actual price: USD $37,500.
  12. Swann Galleries Sixth-plate tintype of the American poet and writer Edgar Allan Poe, which was taken a few weeks before Poe's death, after a daguerreotype by William A. on February 14th Actual price: USD $37,500.
  13. Swann Galleries Clearing Winter Storm. on February 14th Actual price: USD $32,500.
  14. Swann Galleries A striking set of 32 dramatic photographs relating to the 1936 Berlin Summer Olympics. on February 14th Actual price: USD $30,000.
  15. Freemans Gustav Klimt, Eine Nachlese. on February 17th Actual price: USD $26,250.
  16. Swann Galleries Chief of the Desert, Navajo. on February 14th Actual price: USD $23,750.
  17. Kedem Auction achzor for the High-Holidays and for the Three Festivals, Nusach Sefarad - Slavita, 1836 on February 7th Actual price: USD $23,370.
  18. Swann Galleries Yosemite and the Range of Light. on February 14th Actual price: USD $21,250.
  19. Swann Galleries Graduation. on February 14th Actual price: USD $21,250.
  20. Swann Galleries Trolley--New Orleans. on February 14th Actual price: USD $21,250.
  21. Swann Galleries Girls in the Windows, New York City. on February 14th Actual price: USD $20,800.
  22. Swann Galleries Hearse, London. on February 14th Actual price: USD $20,000.
  23. Swann Galleries Washington Square Park at Night. on February 14th Actual price: USD $20,000.
  24. Swann Galleries Portrait of Dorothy Norman. on February 14th Actual price: USD $20,000.
  25. Swann Galleries The Rush Gatherer. on February 14th Actual price: USD $20,000.



32 total sales reported this week:

Freemans. Books, Maps and Manuscripts on February 17th: 89.12%
Kedem Auction. Judaica: Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters on February 7th: 71.37%
Il Ponte. Home Decor Modern Art, Modernism, Books - Session 15 and 16: Interior Design - Prints on February 16th: 82.61%
Il Ponte. Home Decor Modern Art, Modernism, Books - Session 13 and 14: Interior Design - Prints on February 15th: 89.47%
Il Ponte. Home Decor Modern Art, Modernism, Books - Session 11 and 12: Interior Design - Prints on February 14th: 60.00%
Il Ponte. Home Decor Modern Art, Modernism, Books - Session 9 and 10: Interior Design and Books on February 13th: 91.67%
Il Ponte. Home Decor Modern Art, Modernism, Books - Session 7 and 8: Interior Design - Prints on February 10th: 81.25%
Il Ponte. Home Decor Modern Art, Modernism, Books - Session 5 and 6: Modern Art and Interior Design - Prints on February 9th: 91.43%
Il Ponte. Home Decor Modern Art, Modernism, Books - Session 1 and 2: Interior Design - Prints on February 7th: 79.55%
RR Auction. Autographs and Artifacts - Internet bidstart 1/20 on February 8th: 62.58%
Auctionata. From Chagall to Hockney: Prints and Editions on February 16th: 11.90%
Auctionata. The Spectrum of Artistic Expression on February 16th: 4.76%
Auctionata. The Spectrum of Artistic Expression: Art of the 20th & 21st Century on February 16th: 15.15%
Auctionata. Portraits - People as Seen by Artists on February 14th: 5.66%
Auctionata. Discover Nature on February 14th: 1.85%
Forum Auctions in Italy. Fine Books and Works on Paper on February 7th: 98.92%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on February 14th: 83.16%
Neal Auction Company. Winter Estate Auction on February 12th: 71.43%
Winter Associates. February Auction - Continental on February 13th: 61.11%
Swann Galleries. Icons & Images: Photographs & Photobooks on February 14th: 73.91%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Remaining books from the Library of Franklin Brooke-Hitching on February 15th: 100.00%
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Three Day Books, Maps, Ephemera, Pictures & Prints Sale. - Day 3 on February 10th: 67.37%
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Three Day Books, Maps, Ephemera, Pictures & Prints Sale - Day 2. on February 9th: 81.50%
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Three Day Books, Maps, Ephemera, Pictures & Prints Sale - Day 1. on February 8th: 81.66%
Neret Minet and Tessier. Books and Manuscripts on February 3rd: 38.24%
Artcurial. AUTOMOBILIA RÉTROMOBILE 2017 on February 11th: 79.31%
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Photographs, Prints on February 10th: 100.00%
Michaans Auctions. February Estate Auction on February 11th: 66.67%
James D Julia Auctioneers. Fine Art, Asian and Antiques on February 10th: 72.34%
PBA Galleries. Rare Books and Manuscripts on February 12th: 63.64%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 2/5 on February 12th: 99.88%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 2/5 on February 12th: 98.19%


For the week ahead 20 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Feb. 20th
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 65 lots
Vermot de Pas. Paris. NASA Photographs. 150 lots

Tue. Feb. 21st
Tooveys. West Sussex. Postcards, Autographs and Ephemera. 168 lots
ALDE. Paris. Collection Gerard Vidalenche - Artist's Books. 216 lots
Cowans Auctions. Cincinnati. Property of N. Flayderman & Co.. 107 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Books and Documents. 269 lots
Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood. Exeter. Print Pictures, Books. 17 lots

Wed. Feb. 22nd
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper.
Tooveys. West Sussex. Prints. 25 lots
De Baecque and Associes. Lyon. Weapons - War - Historical Memory. 155 lots
Winner's Auctions and Exhibitions. Jerusalem. Passover Haggadot - Online Auction. 528 lots

Thu. Feb. 23rd
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics. 1066 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Americana - Travel & Exploration - World History - Cartography. 551 lots
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Books and Works on Paper. 362 lots
De Baecque and Associes. Lyon. Photography. 274 lots
Tajan. Paris. Interiors and Design - Prints, Photos. 14 lots

Fri. Feb. 24th
ALDE. Paris. XVth to XIXth Century Books. 304 lots

Sat. Feb. 25th
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Hudson. Objects and Curiosities from Around the World - Manuscripts. 27 lots

Sun. Feb. 26th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 2/19.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 2/19.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <b>Seth Kaller:</b> “America the Beautiful”
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> George Washington, Tongue-in-Cheek, Writes James McHenry About His Wife or Mistress—But Funding the Continental Army is the Real Topic
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Young’s Map of the United States
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> President Lincoln & His Most Profitable Client, the Illinois Central Railroad
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Lincoln Thanks Former Pro-Slavery and Newly Republican Congressman for a Fiery Anti-Slavery Speech at a Philadelphia Campaign Rally
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> “A Visit From St. Nicholas” - great association copy inscribed by Clement C. Moore
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Einstein Agrees to Allow “a Short Book on the Hydrogen Bomb” to Use His Statement Made on Eleanor Roosevelt’s TV Show
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> The Building Blocks of Albert Einstein’s Creative Mind
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> A Unique Manuscript Map of Block Island Sound Including Fisher’s and Gardiner’s Islands, the Hamptons, and Montauk Point
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> J.R.R. Tolkien Writes his Proofreader with a Lengthy Discussion of the Lord of the Rings, Including Criticism of Radio Broadcasts of his Work
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Six Benjamin Franklin Signed Receipts – Including his Earliest Obtainable Autograph — Acknowledging a Donation to the Famous Library Company He Founded, and Five Payments for His Pennsylvania Gazette
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Sherman Dishes on Lincoln & Thomas, Meade, Sheridan, Halleck & Grant
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30: Printed & Manuscript African Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Malcolm X, typed manuscripts for the <i>LA Herald Dispatch</i> column "God's Angry Men," 1957.<br>$200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Frederick Douglass, Autograph Letter Signed to George Alfred Townsend, Washington, 1880.<br>$40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Carte-de-visite album featuring a previously unrecorded image of Harriet Tubman, 1860s.<br>$20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30: Printed & Manuscript African Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Collection of documents from the Montgomery Improvement Association, Alabama, 1955-63. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Martin Luther King, Jr., working draft of the "Letter from Birmingham Jail," Alabama, 1963. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> <i>Benjamin Bannaker's Almanac</i> for 1795, Baltimore. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30: Printed & Manuscript African Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Collection of 41 letters addressed to Rebecca Primus, 1854-72.<br>$20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Abby Fisher, <i>What Mrs. Fisher Knows About Old Southern Cooking</i>, first edition, San Francisco, 1881.<br>$10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Victor H. Green, <i>The Negro Motorist Green-Book for 1941</i>, New York, 1940. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Toni Morrison, <i>The Bluest Eye, </i>reviewer's copy, New York, 1971. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books and Works on Paper. March 30, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> Potter (Beatrix). The Tale of Peter Rabbit, first edition, first issue, [1901]. Part of an extensive, private Beatrix Potter collection. £15,000 - 20,000
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> Dodgson (Charles Lutwidge). The Hunting of the Snark, first edition, with original printed dust-jacket, 1876.<br>£7,000 - 9,000
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> Buckland Wright (John). Pervigilium Veneris: The Vigil of Venus, number 1 of 100 copies (Christopher Sandford's copy), Golden Cockerel Press, 1939.<br>£2,000 - 3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books and Works on Paper. March 30, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> Kelmscott Press. Keats (John). The Poems, one of 300, orig. vellum, 8vo, Kelmscott Press, 1894. £1,800 - 2,200
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> Greenhill (Elizabeth).- Morison (Stanley) and Kenneth Day. The Typographic Book, 1450-1935, bound in dark green goatskin by Elizabeth Greenhill, 1963. £6,000 - 8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> Fitzgerald (F. Scott). The Great Gatsby, first edition, first state dust-jacket, New York, 1925. £25,000 - 35,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books and Works on Paper. March 30, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> Dionysius, <i>Halicarnassensis</i>. Antiquitates Romanae, Editio princeps, Treviso, Bernardinus Celerius, 24 or 25 February, 1480. £4,000 - 6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> Canon Law. [Laurentius Puldericus. Breviarum decreti], manuscript in Latin, on paper, [?Germany], [c. 1450].<br>£5,000 - 7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> Swimming. Percey (William) The Compleat Swimmer: or, the Art of Swimming, first and only edition, by J.C. for Henry Fletcher, 1658. £5,000 - 7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books and Works on Paper. March 30, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> Binding with silverwork by Anthony Nelme. The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament and the New: : newly translated out of the original tongues, Oxford, John Baskett, 1716. £10,000 - 15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> George IV's copy. Nash (John, architect). The Royal Pavilion at Brighton, one of 10 copies, 1826. £8,000 - 10,000
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> Blake (William, 1757-1827). "With Dreams upon my bed thou scarest me & affrightest me with Visions", 1825. £700 - 1,000
  • <b>Arader Galleries, March 25, 2017: Spring 2017 Auction</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> Ruffed Grous, Plate 41. John James Audubon from <i>Birds of America</i>. Double Elephant Folio. First Edition Engravings with Original Hand Color. $45,000 – 60,000
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> Rosate Spoonbill, Plate 321. John James Audubon from <i>Birds of America</i>. Double Elephant Folio. First Edition Engravings with Original Hand Color. $110,000 – 150,000
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> American White Pelican, Plate 311. John James Audubon. First Edition Robert Havell Aquatint Engraving with Original Hand Color From <i>Birds of America</i> Double Elephant Folio.<br>$100,000 – 140,000
    <b>Arader Galleries, March 25, 2017: Spring 2017 Auction</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> Jaguar, Plate 101. John James Audubon. $12,000 – 16,000
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> <i>Birds of Asia</i>. John Gould (1804-1881). London: Taylor and Francis for the Author, 1850-83. $80,000 – 130,000
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> <i>The Birds of Europe</i>. John Gould (1804-1881). London: by Richard and John E. Taylor, published by the Author 1832-37. $60,000 – 90,000
    <b>Arader Galleries, March 25, 2017: Spring 2017 Auction</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> <i>The Birds of Great Britain</i>. John Gould (1804-1881). London: Taylor and Francis for the author, [1862]-1873.<br>$30,000 - 45,000
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> <i>The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands</i>. Mark Catesby (1682/83–1749). London: [1729-] 1731-1743 [-1747].<br>$275,000 – 350,000
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> <i>Dell’arcano del mare</i> [Books 1-4]. Robert Dudley (1573-1649). Firenze: Francesco Onofri, 1646. $50,000 - 70,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, March 25, 2017: Spring 2017 Auction</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> <i>Cartes Generales de Toutes les Parties du Monde</i>. Nicholas Sanson D’Abbeville (1600-1667). Paris: The Author and Pierre Mariette, 1658 [but 1659]. $20,000 - 30,000
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> <i>A Map of the Inhabited Part of Virginia, containing the whole of the Province of Maryland with Part of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and North Carolina.</i> Joshua Fry and Peter Jefferson.<br>$150,000 – 300,000
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> <i>Voyage dans l’Interieur de l’Amerique du Nord execute pendant les annees 1832, 1833 et 1834.</i> BODMER, Karl (illustrator) - Prince Maximilian zu Wied-Neuwied. $525,000 – 750,000