• <b>Bonhams: History of Science and Technology. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 95. Turing. <i>Systems of Logic Based on Ordinals</i>. Offprint. London, 1939. Robin Gandy's Copy. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 98. Zernike, Fritz. The 1953 Nobel Prize for Physics: The Invention of the Phase-Contrast Microscope. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 111. Apple 1 Computer, operational, with exceptional provenance. $400,000 to $600,000
    <b>Bonhams: Voices of the 20th Century. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1074. Bruce, Lenny. An unreleased 16 mm film by "Count" Lewis DePasquale featuring Lenny Bruce. $7,000 to $10,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1254. Hirohito. Manuscript in Japanese, "The Emperor's Monologue," transcribed by Terasaki Hidenari. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1095. Goldman. Emma. Large archive of correspondence, much of it to Warren Starr Van Valkenburgh. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: History of Science and Technology. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 109. Wozniak and Jobs. The First Digital "Blue Box", Berkeley, 1972. $30,000 to $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 46. Newton, Isaac. <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica</i>. 1st issue. London, 1687. $300,000 to $500,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 49. Newton. Autograph Manuscript in English, a portion of a draft of Newton's study on revelation. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams: Voices of the 20th Century. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1027. Fitzgerald, F. Scott. The Great Gatsby. 1st edition, 1st issue. Scribners, 1925. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1042. Hemingway., Ernest. For Whom the Bell Tolls. Presentation copy, one of 15 copies. Scribners, 1940. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1215. A 48-star American Flag, flown from LCT-703, sunk on Omaha Beach, December 1944. $15,000 to $20,000
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  • <b>Christie’s Online, Dec. 5 – Dec. 12:</b> <i>John the Baptist</i>. initial 'H' cut from a choirbook [Lombardy or Siena, c. 1470s]. US$6,000–9,000
    <b>Christie’s Online, Dec. 5 – Dec. 12:</b> <i>Maharaja Ranjit Singh (1780–1839) seated on a terrace with Sikh noblemen</i>. [Punjab, North India, circa 1830-40]. Estimate: US$10,000–15,000
  • <b>Bloomsbury Auctions: Books and Works on Paper, including Fine Photographs. December 14, 2017</b>
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Rowling (J.K.). Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, original fine black pen and ink manuscript book by the author J.K.Rowling, with 31pp of text and illustrations. £80,000 to £120,000
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Blaeu (Johannes). <i>Vierde Stuck der Aerdrycks-Beschryving, welck vervat Engelandt</i>, i.e. <i>Theatrum Orbis Terrarum</i>. vol 4, England & Wales. £10,500 to £12,500
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Miró (Joan). L'Homme au Balencier, etching, aquatint and carborundum, printed in colours on Japan paper, signed in pencil lower right. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Bloomsbury Auctions: Books and Works on Paper, including Fine Photographs. December 14, 2017</b>
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Steve McCurry (b.1950). Afghan Girl, 1984, pigment inkjet print, signed and numbered 48/250 in pencil on lower margin. £2,500 to £3,500
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Keough (Pat and Rosemarie). <i>Antarctica</i>, no 228 of 950 copies, signed by the authors, many colour illustrations, original dark grey morocco. £2,800 to £3,200
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Rowlandson (Thomas). Darby & Joan, the idyllically contended couple sit either side of a stove in a cosy domestic interior, ink and watercolour on wove paper. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Bloomsbury Auctions: Books and Works on Paper, including Fine Photographs. December 14, 2017</b>
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Procktor (Patrick). Tiny blue-eyed goldfish, watercolour, 310 x 460mm., signed in blue crayon, lower right, titled and inscribed Muscat Jan 19. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Iouri Abramochkin (b.1936). Horsemen, Dagestan, 1968, Lambda print, printed later, signed, dated, editioned 1/8 and annotated in black ink verso. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Ravilious (Eric).- Shakespeare (William). Twelfth NIght, or, What You Will, number 79 of 275 copies , wood-engraved title. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Bloomsbury Auctions: Books and Works on Paper, including Fine Photographs. December 14, 2017</b>
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Michelangelo.- Chastel (André). <i>The Vatican Frescoes of Michelangelo</i>, Photography by Takashi Okamura, 2 vol., one of 600 sets, colour plates. £500 to £700
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Wyndham (John). <i>The Day of the Triffids; The Kraken Wakes; The Chrysalids;</i> together with 8 other volumes. All first editions. £400 to £600
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Alfred Stieglitz (1864-1946). Goats Along The Seine, 1894. Photogravure, printed 1990s by Dorothy Norman, one from an edition of 40 published by Aperture. £400 to £600

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21 Auctions Archived, 22 More This Week

For the week ending Saturday, July 8, 21 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database, 8 in U.S. dollars, 4 in British pounds, 6 in euros, 2 in Swiss francs, and 1 in Mexican pesos. Sales were $9.2 million ($9,199,970 for those keeping exact score) as 10,678 lots were offered and 6,839 were sold. That was a soft 64% sell-through rate, while the average lot price came in at $1,345.

 

3 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars:

Profiles in History. Hollywood - Day 1 on June 26th: $1,640,036
Heritage Auctions. Animation Art on July 2nd: $1,415,570
Profiles in History. Hollywood Auction - Day 2 on June 27th: $1,083,550

5 auctions saw total sales exceed 100% of the high estimates of all lots offered in the sale:

Kedem Auction. Jewish and Israeli History and Culture on June 27th: 259.03%
Profiles in History. Hollywood - Day 1 on June 26th: 135.18%
Profiles in History. Hollywood Auction - Day 3 on June 28th: 120.20%
Neret Minet and Tessier. Benjamin Rabier on July 3rd: 113.53%
Winner's Auctions and Exhibitions. Books and Manuscripts on June 20th: 105.47%


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

Heritage Auctions. Animation Art on July 2nd: 99.13%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 6/25 on July 2nd: 98.85%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 6/25 on July 2nd: 98.11%
Profiles in History. Hollywood - Day 1 on June 26th: 90.46%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper on June 29th: 86.17%
Winner's Auctions and Exhibitions. Books and Manuscripts on June 20th: 82.65%

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Profiles in History Casablanca producer Hal Wallis' copy of the shooting script with additional Warner Bros. production file. on June 27th Actual price: USD $168,000.
  2. Profiles in History Edgar Wallace's personal film typescript for King Kong with Wallace's handwritten revisions. on June 27th Actual price: USD $120,000.
  3. Profiles in History Peter Ostrum "Charlie Bucket" Golden Ticket from Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory - Mel Stuart. on June 27th Actual price: USD $96,000.
  4. Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen Das Kapital. Kritik der politischen Oekonomie. Erster Band. Buch 1: Der Produktionsprocess des Kapitals. on July 1st Actual price: USD $84,750.
  5. Winner's Auctions and Exhibitions Letter. Professor Einstein expresses his opinion, "What is the primary worry of the Creator?" Princeton, 1954 on June 20th Actual price: USD $84,000.
  6. OSENAT Lettre autographe signée « Bonapart » au Directeur Paul BARRAS. on July 2nd Actual price: USD $69,825.
  7. Koller Auctions Drei Akte im Wald. 1933. on July 1st Actual price: USD $62,920.
  8. Ader Dada. on June 23rd Actual price: USD $62,585.
  9. Winner's Auctions and Exhibitions An Extraordinarily Rare Letter from Rabbi Gershon Chanoch Leiner of Radzin, Ba'al HaTecheilet on June 20th Actual price: USD $62,400.
  10. Heritage Auctions Fantasia "Night on Bald Mountain" Concept Painting by Kay Nielsen on July 2nd Actual price: USD $59,750.
  11. Winner's Auctions and Exhibitions "Shabbat Shuva" sermon in the handwriting of the Chatam Sofer on June 20th Actual price: USD $57,600.
  12. Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen Bible. Eaux-fortes originales de Marc Chagall. 2 Bde. on July 1st Actual price: USD $51,980.
  13. Winner's Auctions and Exhibitions Letter. Prof. Einstein with handwritten formulas, Princeton 1951 on June 20th Actual price: USD $50,400.
  14. Winner's Auctions and Exhibitions "Sefer HaLevush." Personal copy of kabbalist Rabbi Shmuel Vital, son of Rabbi Chaim Vital, with many glosses in his handwriting on June 20th Actual price: USD $48,000.
  15. Winner's Auctions and Exhibitions "Meor Einayim." "Yismach Lev." Discovery, first, unknown variant! First Edition. Slavuta, [1798] on June 20th Actual price: USD $48,000.
  16. Neret Minet and Tessier «Tintin soigne un scout». on July 3rd Actual price: USD $47,025.
  17. Profiles in History The Wizard of Oz complete shooting script. on June 27th Actual price: USD $45,000.
  18. Koller Auctions Two paintings: Dagwood. 1984. on July 1st Actual price: USD $42,952.
  19. Profiles in History Max Factor archive of (130+) sample hair locks from golden age Hollywood stars. on June 27th Actual price: USD $42,000.
  20. Profiles in History Marilyn Monroe's (Norma Jeane Dougherty) first signed studio contract with Twentieth Century-Fox. on June 27th Actual price: USD $39,000.
  21. Profiles in History The Wizard of Oz book signed by major cast including Toto's paw prints & Judy Garland inscribed. on June 27th Actual price: USD $38,400.
  22. Koller Auctions Violin Concert. 1903. on July 1st Actual price: USD $37,960.
  23. Profiles in History Hollywood icons massive collection of (200+) signed oversize photographs. on June 26th Actual price: USD $37,120.
  24. Profiles in History Tom Jung original sketch for the proposed 1-sheet poster for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope. on June 28th Actual price: USD $36,000.
  25. Profiles in History Tom Jung (2) original color studies of "Luke Skywalker" & "Princess Leia" from Star Wars Episode IV. on June 28th Actual price: USD $36,000.


21 total sales reported this week:

Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen. Books, Maps and Prints on July 1st: 45.93%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Cricket Books and Works on Paper on July 5th: 61.45%
Morton Subastas. Old and Contemporary Photographs, Engravings, Lithographs, Books and Documents on July 5th: 32.50%
Bonhams. Prints and Multiples on July 5th: 63.74%
Sothebys. Treasures: Lot 19, Adolph Menzel Book on July 5th: 0.00%
Profiles in History. Hollywood Auction - Day 3 on June 28th: 68.12%
Profiles in History. Hollywood Auction - Day 2 on June 27th: 78.45%
Profiles in History. Hollywood - Day 1 on June 26th: 90.46%
Neret Minet and Tessier. Benjamin Rabier on July 3rd: 60.13%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on July 4th: 77.33%
Heritage Auctions. Animation Art on July 2nd: 99.13%
OSENAT. Empire at Fontainebleau on July 2nd: 76.29%
Koller Auctions. Prints and Multiples on July 1st: 79.73%
Koller Auctions. Prints and Multiples, Photography on July 1st: 45.26%
Ader. Ancient and Modern Books on June 23rd: 64.81%
Vermot de Pas. Cinema Posters on June 22nd: 27.50%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper on June 29th: 86.17%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 6/25 on July 2nd: 98.11%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 6/25 on July 2nd: 98.85%
Winner's Auctions and Exhibitions. Books and Manuscripts on June 20th: 82.65%
Kedem Auction. Jewish and Israeli History and Culture on June 27th: 72.73%


For the week ahead 22 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Jul. 10th
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Great American July Auction - Session three: prints, books, ephemera. 274 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper. 475 lots
Winter Associates. Plainville, CT . Prints. 46 lots
Quagga Rare Books and Art. Cape Town. Photographs and Photobooks - Internet bidstart 7/3. 50 lots

Tue. Jul. 11th
Sothebys. London. English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collec. 399 lots
Vermot de Pas. Paris. Books, Posters, Photographs. 173 lots

Wed. Jul. 12th
Christies. London - King Street. Printed Books and Manuscripts. 260 lots
Tooveys. West Sussex. Prints. 33 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. Fine Autographs & Artifacts - Internet bidstart 6/26. 827 lots

Thu. Jul. 13th
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Cape Town. Books - Internet Bidstart 10/87/6. 379 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Art and Illustration - Fine Children's Literature. 364 lots
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Caricatures. 133 lots
Forum Auctions in Italy. Roma. Antiquarian and Rare Books.
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Lee's Summit . Summer Collections - Books, Prints - Internet Bidstart 6/19. 156 lots

Fri. Jul. 14th
Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society. Lancaster. Rare and Used Books. 448 lots
Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH. Berlin-Schoneberg. Rare Books, Prints and Historical Photographs. 1034 lots

Sat. Jul. 15th
Mid Hudson Auction Galleries. Cornwall-on-Hudson, . Fine Art - Audubon, Gould, Sam Norkin. 484 lots
National Book Auctions. Ithaca. Books.
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Prints. 151 lots

Sun. Jul. 16th
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Antiques, Asian and Fine Arts: Prints. 37 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 7/9.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 1/297/9.

This is certainly not the busiest time of the year, but there will still be a decent selection of material in the weeks ahead for those not on vacation.

Michael Stillman

RBH and AE

  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14: Illustration Art</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> James Montgomery Flagg, <i>Friend, Wife</i>, graphite & watercolor cover for Judge magazine, May 1920. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> Georges Lepape, <i>Après la Tempête</i>, watercolor, ink & graphite cover for <i>Vogue</i>, April 1919, inscribed to Madame Condé Nast. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> Maurice Sendak, <i>Little Bear & His Parents </i>, pencil study & finished watercolor for <i>Bears of the World</i>, 1981. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14: Illustration Art</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b><br>Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geisel), <i>A Great Gallumphing Galoot!</i>, original drawing & inscription, signed twice, in <i>Dr. Seuss's ABC</i>. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> Scrapbook relating to the production of <i>Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs</i>, with 20 original drawings, circa 1937. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> Charles M. Schulz, <i>Gentleman Biographer</i>, pen & ink, <i>Peanuts</i> comic strip, 1972. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14: Illustration Art</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> Jerry Pinkney, <i>[Brer Rabbit & Brer Bear]</i>, watercolor, pen & ink on paper, 1990. $20,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> <i>Daffydils</i>, festschrift for Harry Hershfield, signed with cartoons & caricatures by George Herriman, Winsor McCay & others, 1911. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> W.W. Denslow, <i>Higglepy, Piggleby, My Black Hen</i>, ink & gouache, for <i>Denslow's Mother Goose </i>, 1901. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14: Illustration Art</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> Pavel Tchelitchew, <i>Savonarola</i>, graphite & gouache, sketch for the production at Theater in der Königgrätzer Straße, 1923. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> John Philip Falter, <i>Strictly Off the Record</i>, oil on canvas, for Four Roses Whiskey, 1942. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> Charles Addams, <i>Movie Scream</i>, pen, ink & watercolor cartoon for <i>The New Yorker</i>, January 1947. $12,000 to $18,000.
  • <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Charles Darwin on sexuality and the transmission of hereditary characteristics: Autograph Letter Signed to Lawson Tait. Down, 17 January [1877].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> MILTON, JOHN. <i>Paradise Lost. A Poem written in ten books.</i> London: 1667. A very rare example with the contemporary binding untouched and with a 1667 title page.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Hamilton secures the ratification of the Constitution: <i>The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, assembled at Poughkeespsie, on the 17th June, 1788.</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> The social contract “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains”: ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. <i>Principes du Droit Politique [Du Contract Social]</i>. Amsterdam: Michel Rey, 1762
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> “The first English textbook on geometrical land-measurement and surveying”: BENESE, RICHARD. <i>This Boke Sheweth the Maner of Measurynge All Maner of Lande…</i>
  • <b>Les Collections Aristophil:<br>December 20, 2017</b>
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> SAINT-EXUPERY, ANTOINE DE. Kodachrome Film (16mm) showing Antoine de Saint-Exupery and Consuelo on a boat, 1942. JOINED: Guestbook for the Boat, signed, with a drawing of the Little Prince. 15 000 to 20 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> CANDEE, HELEN CHURCHILL. Autograph manuscript. TITANIC, 40 leaves. Original account of the most famous shipwreck, by a survivor of the ordeal. 300 000 to 400 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> TITANIC. Collection of 7 documents relating to the shipwreck of the Titanic (14 April 1912). 20 000 to<br>30 000 €
    <b>Les Collections Aristophil:<br>December 20, 2017</b>
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> DUPLEIX DE CADIGNAN, JEANBAPTISTE. Signed autograph manuscript. Thirty years of memoirs related to military services and important information on the American War of Independence.<br>40 000 to 50 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> CURTIUS. Faiz et Conquestes d'Alexandre [Histoire d'Alexandre le Grand]. In French, illuminated manuscript on paper and parchment, 16 large miniatures. 300 000 to<br>500 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> NELSON, HORATIO. Signed autograph letter, ‘Nelson & Bronte,” aboard the Amazon, 14 October 1801, addressed to Sir William Hamilton. 4 000 to 5 000 €
    <b>Les Collections Aristophil:<br>December 20, 2017</b>
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> GIROLAMO FRANCESCO MARIA MAZZUOLI DIT LE PARMESAN. Le couple amoureux. Pen and brown ink. 80 000 to 120 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> SADE, DONATIEN-ALPHONSE-FRANÇOIS, MARQUIS DE. Autograph manuscript. The 120 Days of Sodom, or the School of Libertinage, 1785.<br>4 000 000 to 6 000 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> MIRÓ, JOAN. Signed autograph correspondence to Thomas and Diane Bouchard (1949-1976). 50 000 to 60 000 €
    <b>Les Collections Aristophil:<br>December 20, 2017</b>
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> BALZAC, HONORÉ DE. Signed autograph manuscript, Ursule Mirouët, [1841]. One of only two manuscripts of novels by Balzac in private hands. 800 000 to<br>1 200 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> LENOIR, ALEXANDRE. Essai sur l'histoire des arts en Egypte pouvant servir d'appendice au grand ouvrage de la Commission. autograph manuscript with numerous additions and corrections. 40 000 to 50 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> SCHRÖDINGER, ERWIN. Autograph manuscript [Spring 1946, sent to Albert Einstein]. 1 500 to 2 000 €
  • <b>Cowan’s Auctions: Fine Books, Including the Alan Culpin WWI Art Collection – Live Online Auction. Dec. 18, 2017</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> Unique Association Copy of Signed Limited Roosevelt, African Game Trails, Extra-Illustrated. $5,000 - 7,500
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> 24 Volumes Henry James in 1/2 Morocco - Alvin Langdon Coburn Frontis Illustrations. $3,000 - $5,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> French Surrealism by Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore, 1930 Limited Edition in Lovely Condition. $3,000 - $5,000
    <b>Cowan’s Auctions: Fine Books, Including the Alan Culpin WWI Art Collection – Live Online Auction. Dec. 18, 2017</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> Unique and Beautifully Written Manuscript of 650 Quarto Pages - Unpublished History of Belle-Isle-En-Mer, 1754. $3,000 - $5,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> William Beebe's Classic 4 Volume Work on "The Pheasants," Signed and Inscribed in 1919. $2,000 - $3,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> Three Volumes of Washington's War Era Letters Published in New York in 1796. $1,500 - $2,000
    <b>Cowan’s Auctions: Fine Books, Including the Alan Culpin WWI Art Collection – Live Online Auction. Dec. 18, 2017</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> 19th C. Vintage Album with 48 Sepia Toned Albumen Prints by Fratelli Alinari et. al.<br>$1,500 - $2,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> Report of Phipps' Voyage in 1773 In Search of a Passage to India Via the North Pole. $1,500 - $2,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> 17 Volumes of Wallace's American Trotting Register, 1874-1891. $1,500 - $2,500
    <b>Cowan’s Auctions: Fine Books, Including the Alan Culpin WWI Art Collection – Live Online Auction. Dec. 18, 2017</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> Rare First English Edition of Monardes, Joyfull Newes, 1577, Woodcut Illustrations.<br>$1,500 - $3,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> 6 Volume Shakespeare Presented to Virginia Congressman Involved in the "Trent Affair". $1,200 - $1,500
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> Classic Lothar Meggendorfer Movable Book Complete with 8 Chromolithograph Plates, Ca. 1890. $750 - $1,000