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Fourteen Auctions Archived, 17 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday, August 5th, 14 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; two denominated in euros and 12 in US dollars.  Turnover was $3,746,023 as 4,492 lots were offered and 4,093 sold for a 91% success rate.

 

1 auction saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters on July 30th: $2,779,952 

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

Dirk Soulis AuctionsJuly Gallery Auction - Books and Prints on July 30th: 144.76% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints and Photographs on August 1st: 114.11% 


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

Forum Auctions in ItalyNo Reserve Online Sale: Antiquarian and Rare Books on August 2nd: 100.00% 
Alaska AuctionPrints, Ephemera on July 26th: 100.00% 
William H. Bunch Auctions and AppraisalsJuly Premier Auction - Books and Prints on July 25th: 100.00% 
National Book AuctionsBooks and Ephemera – Harper’s, West, Exploration, 17th Cent., etc. on July 15th: 100.00% 
National Book AuctionsAmericana, Exploration, Civil War, etc. on July 29th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 7/23 on July 30th: 99.85% 
Dirk Soulis AuctionsJuly Gallery Auction - Books and Prints on July 30th: 96.97% 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters on July 30th: 96.19% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints and Photographs on August 1st: 96.00% 
Mid Hudson Auction GalleriesFine Art - Audubon, Gould, Sam Norkin on July 15th: 87.40% 
Lancaster Mennonite Historical SocietyRare and Used Books on July 14th: 85.49% 
EldredsAmericana and Paintings - Books, Prints on August 4th: 81.82% 
 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Heritage Auctions Casablanca (Warner Brothers, 1946). First Post-War Release Italian 4 - Fogli (55.5" X 78.25") Luigi Martinati Artwork. on July 30th Actual price: USD $478,000.
  2. Heritage Auctions Metropolis (UFA-Cinema Art Ltd., 1928). Australian Pre-War Daybill (15" X 40") Robotrix Style, Bernie Bragg Artwork. on July 30th Actual price: USD $215,100.
  3. Heritage Auctions Supernatural (Paramount, 1933). One Sheet (27.5" X 41"). on July 30th Actual price: USD $107,550.
  4. Heritage Auctions Frankenstein (Universal, 1931). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style A. on July 30th Actual price: USD $107,550.
  5. Heritage Auctions The Lady Eve (Paramount, 1941). One Sheet (27" X 41"). on July 30th Actual price: USD $83,650.
  6. Heritage Auctions The Thin Man (MGM, 1934). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style D. on July 30th Actual price: USD $65,725.
  7. Heritage Auctions Casablanca (Warner Brothers, 1942). Half Sheet (22" X 28") Style B. on July 30th Actual price: USD $65,725.
  8. Heritage Auctions Cavalcade (Fox, 1933). One Sheet (27" X 41"). on July 30th Actual price: USD $45,410.
  9. Heritage Auctions Metropolis (UFA- Cinema Art Ltd, 1928). Australian Pre-War Daybill (15" X 40") Flood Style, Bernie Bragg Artwork. on July 30th Actual price: USD $45,410.
  10. Heritage Auctions The Sin of Nora Moran (Majestic, 1933). One Sheet (27" X 41") Alberto Vargas Artwork. on July 30th Actual price: USD $38,240.
  11. Heritage Auctions Casablanca (Warner Brothers, 1940s). First Post-War Release Spanish One Sheet (27" X 59") MCP (Ramon Marti, Josep Clave, and Hernan Pico) Artwork. on July 30th Actual price: USD $35,850.
  12. Heritage Auctions Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (Columbia, 1939). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style A. on July 30th Actual price: USD $33,460.
  13. Heritage Auctions Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (Universal, 1943). One Sheet (27" X 41") Karl Godwin Artwork. on July 30th Actual price: USD $31,070.
  14. Heritage Auctions Marlene Dietrich by Alfred Eisenstaedt (1929). Eisenstaedt Signed Portrait Photo (16" X 20"). on July 30th Actual price: USD $28,680.
  15. Heritage Auctions Spitfire (RKO, 1934). One Sheet (27" X 41"). on July 30th Actual price: USD $23,900.
  16. Heritage Auctions Casablanca (Warner Brothers, 1946/R-1948). First Post-War Release Italian Photobusta (13.5" X 19") & Italian Photobusta (9.5" X 13.25"). on July 30th Actual price: USD $20,315.
  17. Heritage Auctions Moon Over Miami (20th Century Fox, 1941). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style B. on July 30th Actual price: USD $17,925.
  18. Heritage Auctions A Dog's Life (First National, 1918). Three Sheet (41" X 81"). on July 30th Actual price: USD $17,925.
  19. Heritage Auctions The Bell Boy (Paramount, 1918). One Sheet (27".5 X 41"). on July 30th Actual price: USD $17,925.
  20. Heritage Auctions The Passion of Joan of Arc (L'Alliance Cinematographique Europeenne, 1928). French Double Grande (62.5" X 93.75") Jean A. Mercier Artwork. on July 30th Actual price: USD $15,535.
  21. Heritage Auctions Battle for the Planet of the Apes by Robert Tanenbaum (20th Century Fox, 1973). Original Acrylic Poster Artwork (40" X 30"). on July 30th Actual price: USD $15,535.
  22. Swann Galleries KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON. on August 2nd Actual price: USD $15,000.
  23. Swann Galleries I WANT YOU FOR U.S. ARMY. on August 2nd Actual price: USD $14,300.
  24. Heritage Auctions La Belle et la Bete (DisCina, 1946). French Grande (45.75" X 62.25") Jean-Denis Malcles Artwork. on July 30th Actual price: USD $13,145.
  25. Heritage Auctions Convict 13 (Metro, 1920). One Sheet (28" X 41"). on July 30th Actual price: USD $12,548.



14 total sales reported this week:

Forum Auctions in Italy. No Reserve Online Sale: Antiquarian and Rare Books on August 2nd: 100.00%
Eldreds. Americana and Paintings - Books, Prints on August 4th: 81.82%
Swann Galleries. Vintage Posters on August 2nd: 66.23%
Mid Hudson Auction Galleries. Fine Art - Audubon, Gould, Sam Norkin on July 15th: 87.40%
National Book Auctions. Americana, Exploration, Civil War, etc. on July 29th: 100.00%
National Book Auctions. Books and Ephemera – Harper’s, West, Exploration, 17th Cent., etc. on July 15th: 100.00%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints and Photographs on August 1st: 96.00%
Alaska Auction. Prints, Ephemera on July 26th: 100.00%
Dirk Soulis Auctions. July Gallery Auction - Books and Prints on July 30th: 96.97%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. July Premier Auction - Books and Prints on July 25th: 100.00%
Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society. Rare and Used Books on July 14th: 85.49%
Potomack Company. July 2017 Online Auction on July 26th: 50.00%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 7/23 on July 30th: 99.85%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters on July 30th: 96.19%

 

For the week ahead 17 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Aug. 7th
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 41 lots

Tue. Aug. 8th
Tooveys. West Sussex. Post Cards, Cigarette Cards, Photos, Autographs and Ephemera. 175 lots

Wed. Aug. 9th
Tooveys. West Sussex. Prints. 10 lots
JellyFishTree. Johannesburg. August Collectible Book Auction.
RR Auction. Amherst. Fine Autographs & Artifacts - Internet bidstart 7/21. 906 lots
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Hudson. Decorative Works on Paper - Prints. 107 lots

Thu. Aug. 10th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics. 1130 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Fine Books and Works on Paper. 138 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Americana with Travel and Exploration. 489 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art – Antique Engravings & Lithographs – Works on Paper. 209 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Auction of Books and Documents of Medical - Biological, Physical - Mathematical and Social Sciences.. 351 lots

Sat. Aug. 12th
Michaans Auctions. Alameda, CA . August Estate Sale - Books and Prints. 49 lots
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Antiques, Asian and Fine Arts: Prints.

Sun. Aug. 13th
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Antiques, Asian and Fine Arts: Prints. 47 lots
Skinner. Marlborough. August Americana - Prints.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 8/6.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 8/6.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

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    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Exodus 10:10 to 16:15. Complete Biblical scroll sheet in Hebrew, a Torah scroll panel. Middle East, ca. 10th or 11th century.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Copernicus Refuted. (Astronomy.). Scientific manuscript of a course of studies at Collège de la Trinité, Lyon. 1660s.
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    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Early Unpublished Darwin letter on the races of man. Autograph Letter Signed [to Henry Denny]. Down, Kent, June 1, [1844].
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