• <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> A Rare 3-rotor German Enigma I Enciphering Machine. $70,000 to $90,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Important collection of correspondence between Werner Heisenberg and Bruno Rossi. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Walt Whitman Autograph manuscript containing his thoughts on death. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> David Roberts. <i>Holy Land</i>. Six volumes. 1842-1849. First edition. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Extensive collection of Ray Bradbury's primary works, most signed or inscribed. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Peter Force. Declaration of Independence. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Steinbeck. <i>Grapes of Wrath</i>. A fine copy of the first edition. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Lewis & Clark. <i>Travels to the Source of the Missouri River</i>... First English edition, extra-illustrated. 1814. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Manuscript document signed by Nuno de Guzman relating to Hernan Cortes, 1528. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> “Nos los inquisidores..." The first book in English printed West of the Mississippi. [1787]. $5,000 to $8,000.
  • <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>Case Antiques: Historic Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction<br>January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> <i>The Massachusetts Magazine: or Monthly Museum of Knowledge and Rational Entertainment,</i> 1789. Signed by George Washington. $28,000 to $32,000
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> George Washington Signed Letter to John Marshall. $12,000 to $14,000
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> Picasso Signed “Vallauris” 1952 Exhibition Poster. $6,000 to $8,000
    <b>Case Antiques: Historic Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction<br>January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> Military appointment commission document signed by both President Thomas Jefferson and Secretary of War Henry Dearborn, dated January 27, 1803. $2,400 to $2,800
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> Doris Ulmann and Julia Peterkin. <i>Roll, Jordan, Roll.</i> New York, 1933, deluxe edition, preceding first edition of the same year. No. 74 of 350. $5,000 to $6,000
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> John Marshall. <i>The Life of George Washington,</i> Philadelphia, 1832. Signed by author. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Case Antiques: Historic Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction<br>January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> Samuel L. Margolies (American, 1897-1974). Aquatint and etching, "Builders of Babylon," 1937. $4,000 to $4,500
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> Two Robert E. Lee (1807-1870) signed documents as President of Washington College. $3,000 to $3,500
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> William C. Harris. <i>The Fishes of North America That Are Captured on Hook and Line</i>, Vol I., New York, 1898. 40 chromolithograph plates. $2,000 to $2,500
    <b>Case Antiques: Historic Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction<br>January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> $100 "Date Back" bank note 1902 from the Clarksville National Bank, Clarksville, Tennessee, depicting the portrait of John Jay Knox, Jr. $1,400 to $1,800
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> View of the University of Virginia, Charlottesville and Monticello, Taken from Lewis Mountain, drawn and lithographed by Edward Sachse. $800 to $1,000
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> Large Civil War photograph mounted on card stock depicting Rossville Gap in Missionary Ridge. $400 to $450
  • <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 39: Presidential Pardon Signed by John F. Kennedy. November 1962. $7,000 to $9,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 537: Marc Chagall. <i>Illustrations for the Bible</i>. Features 28 lithograph plates. First American edition, 1956. $2,000 to $3,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 252: Jack Kerouac. <i>On the Road</i>. 1957. First edition. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 143: Arthur Rimbaud. <i>A Season in Hell</i>. With photogravures by Robert Mapplethorpe. The Limited Editions Club, 1986. $600 to $800
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 72: Group of 11 Harry Truman Signed Letters. Typed & signed by the former President. 1962-1970. $1,500 to $2,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 157: Arthur Conan Doyle. The Complete Works of Sherlock Holmes by The Limited Editions Club. 8 vols. 1950-52. $300 to $500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 173: Jacob Lawrence. <i>The First Book of Moses, Called Genesis</i>. Illustrated with silkscreens by Lawrence. 1989. $2,000 to $3,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 239: William Faulkner. <i>Sartoris</i>. First edition. New York: Harcourt, Brace, & Company, 1929. $2,000 to $3,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 286: Walt Whitman. New Year’s Eve Postcard Signed, “Walt Whitman,” to the poet Gabriel Sarrazin. January, 1891. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 351: Pair of European Fine Bindings. Including Gesanbuch (1831) & Naboznych Vylevov (1911). $200 to $300
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 423: August Luben. <i> Naturhistorischer Atlas der Saugethiere </i>. Includes complete set of 30 loose plates. Leipzig: 1858. $1,000 to $1,500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 386: <i>Famous Monsters of Filmland No 1</i>. Art by Will Elder, text by Forrest Ackerman. Warren’s first monster magazine. Feb, 1958. $2,000 to $3,000

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Twelve Auctions Archived, 22 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday, August 19th, 2017, twelve auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; one denominated in euros and 11 denominated in US dollars.  Sales totaled $7,067,878 as 3,024 lots were offered and 2,905 sold for a 96% success rate.

 

1 auction saw its total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

Heritage AuctionsComics on August 11th: $6,277,230 

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

SkinnerAugust Americana - Prints on August 13th: 147.84% 
SkinnerAugust Americana Online - bidstart 8/4 on August 14th: 131.13% 
James D Julia AuctioneersFine Art, Asian and Antiques - session 3 - Decorative Prints and Books on August 18th: 109.03% 


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

Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 8/6 on August 13th: 99.66% 
Heritage AuctionsComics on August 11th: 99.12% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 8/6 on August 13th: 97.77% 
SkinnerAugust Americana - Prints on August 13th: 94.12% 
SkinnerAugust Americana Online - bidstart 8/4 on August 14th: 87.80% 
Clars Auction GalleryAntiques, Asian and Fine Arts: Prints on August 12th: 86.36% 
James D Julia AuctioneersFine Art, Asian and Antiques - session 2 - Decorative Prints and Books on August 17th: 84.21% 
Clars Auction GalleryAntiques, Asian and Fine Arts: Prints on August 13th: 82.98% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on August 15th: 81.91% 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Heritage Auctions Robert Crumb Zap Comix #1 Unused Cover Original Art (1967). on August 11th Actual price: USD $525,800.
  2. Heritage Auctions Robert Crumb The People's Comics Complete 4-Page Story Original Art (Golden Gate Publishing Company, 1972). on August 11th Actual price: USD $203,150.
  3. Heritage Auctions Robert Crumb Weirdo #22 Complete 4-Page Story Original Art (Last Gasp, 1988). on August 11th Actual price: USD $131,450.
  4. Heritage Auctions Robert Crumb ID #2 Cover Original Art (Eros/Fantagraphics, 1991). on August 11th Actual price: USD $101,575.
  5. Heritage Auctions Robert Crumb Your Hytone Comics #nn Complete 9-Page Story "Pete the Plumber" Original Art (Apex Novelties, 1971). on August 11th Actual price: USD $89,625.
  6. Heritage Auctions Robert Crumb Mr. Natural #2 Complete 6-Page Story Original Art (San Francisco Comic Book Co., 1971). on August 11th Actual price: USD $77,675.
  7. Heritage Auctions Fred Ray Superman #12 Cover Original Art (DC, 1941). on August 11th Actual price: USD $77,675.
  8. Heritage Auctions Robert Crumb Snoid Comics One-Shot Complete 9-Page Story Original Art (Kitchen Sink Press, 1980). on August 11th Actual price: USD $74,688.
  9. Heritage Auctions The Amazing Spider-Man #14 (Marvel, 1964) CBCS NM/MT 9.8 White pages. on August 11th Actual price: USD $71,700.
  10. Heritage Auctions Steve Ditko Strange Tales #141 Story Page 8 Doctor Strange Original Art (Marvel, 1966). on August 11th Actual price: USD $65,725.
  11. Heritage Auctions The Amazing Spider-Man #1 Stan Lee Verified Signature (Marvel, 1963) CBCS VF/NM 9.0 Off-white to white pages. on August 11th Actual price: USD $65,725.
  12. James D Julia Auctioneers BOOK: LES ROSES, BY PIERRE-JOSEPH ROUDOUTE (1759-1840) AND CLAUDE ANTOINE THORY (1759-1827), PUBLISHED IN PARIS BY FIRMIN DIDOT (1817-1824). on August 17th Actual price: USD $65,340.
  13. Heritage Auctions Detective Comics #35 (DC, 1940) CGC VG+ 4.5 Off-white pages. on August 11th Actual price: USD $56,165.
  14. Heritage Auctions All Star Comics #8 (DC, 1942) CGC VG 4.0 Off-white pages. on August 11th Actual price: USD $53,775.
  15. Heritage Auctions Robert Crumb Weirdo #23 Cover Original Art (Last Gasp, 1988). on August 11th Actual price: USD $52,580.
  16. Heritage Auctions Barry Windsor-Smith Marvel Comics Presents #83 Cover Wolverine/ Weapon X Original Art (Marvel, 1991). on August 11th Actual price: USD $52,580.
  17. Heritage Auctions Steve Ditko Amazing Spider-Man #22 Story Page 17 Original Art (Marvel, 1965). on August 11th Actual price: USD $52,580.
  18. Heritage Auctions Robert Crumb American Splendor Complete 6-Page Story Original Art (Harvey Pekar, 1979). on August 11th Actual price: USD $43,020.
  19. Heritage Auctions Bob Powell and Wally Wood Daredevil #10 Story Page 14 Original Art (Marvel, 1965). on August 11th Actual price: USD $40,630.
  20. Heritage Auctions John Buscema and Vince Colletta Thor #197 Complete 21-Page Story Original Art (Marvel, 1972). on August 11th Actual price: USD $40,630.
  21. Heritage Auctions Amazing Fantasy #15 (Marvel, 1962) CGC VG/FN 5.0 Cream to off-white pages. on August 11th Actual price: USD $38,240.
  22. Heritage Auctions Dave Cockrum and Bob McLeod X-Men #94 Story Page 3 Original Art (1975). on August 11th Actual price: USD $35,850.
  23. Heritage Auctions EC Horror and Crime Comics Bound Volumes Group of 7 (EC, 1950s). on August 11th Actual price: USD $35,850.
  24. Heritage Auctions Hal Foster Tarzan Sunday Comic Strip Original Art dated 8-14-32 (United Feature Syndicate, 1932). on August 11th Actual price: USD $33,460.
  25. Heritage Auctions Science Comics #2 Mile High Pedigree (Fox, 1940) CGC NM- 9.2 Off-white to white pages. on August 11th Actual price: USD $33,460.



12 total sales reported this week:

James D Julia Auctioneers. Fine Art, Asian and Antiques - session 3 - Decorative Prints and Books on August 18th: 75.00%
James D Julia Auctioneers. Fine Art, Asian and Antiques - session 2 - Decorative Prints and Books on August 17th: 84.21%
James D Julia Auctioneers. Fine Art, Asian and Antiques - session 1 - Decorative Prints and Books on August 16th: 69.64%
Skinner. August Americana Online - bidstart 8/4 on August 14th: 87.80%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on August 15th: 81.91%
Skinner. August Americana - Prints on August 13th: 94.12%
Michaans Auctions. August Estate Sale - Books and Prints on August 12th: 71.43%
Clars Auction Gallery. Antiques, Asian and Fine Arts: Prints on August 13th: 82.98%
Clars Auction Gallery. Antiques, Asian and Fine Arts: Prints on August 12th: 86.36%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 8/6 on August 13th: 99.66%
Heritage Auctions. Comics on August 11th: 99.12%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 8/6 on August 13th: 97.77%


For the week ahead 22 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Aug. 21st
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Chadds Ford, PA . August Premier Auction - Books and Prints. 42 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints, Photographs. 104 lots
Australian Book Auctions. Armadale, . Important Books, Voyages and Travels, Literature and Art, Fishing, &c.. 458 lots

Tue. Aug. 22nd
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Japanese Art. 125 lots

Wed. Aug. 23rd
Eldreds. East Dennis,. The Prints of Paul Jacoulet. 87 lots
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Summer Sale - Prints. 5 lots

Thu. Aug. 24th
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Norwich. Books - Day 1. 802 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Miniature Books: Library of A Gentleman's Collection. 317 lots
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Asian Art. 50 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Modern Literature, Children’s and Illustrated Books. 115 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. Princess Diana Tribute - Online bidstart 8/18. 47 lots
Skinner. Marlborough. 20th Century Design - prints. 10 lots
Waverly Auctions. Falls Church. Quinn Books: Shelf lots. 286 lots

Fri. Aug. 25th
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Norwich. Books - Day 2. 253 lots
Rago Arts and Auctions. Lambertville. Unreserved - Session 1. 46 lots

Sat. Aug. 26th
Addison and Sarova. Macon. Rare Books, Manuscripts and Ephemera. 211 lots
Rago Arts and Auctions. Lambertville. Unreserved - Session 2. 104 lots
Leland Little Auctions. Hillsborough, NC. Customer Appreciation Gallery Auction. 51 lots
National Book Auctions. Ithaca. Books.

Sun. Aug. 27th
Rago Arts and Auctions. Lambertville. Unreserved - Session 3. 62 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 8/20.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 8/20.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 15:</b> Icons & Images: Photographs & Photobooks
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 1:</b> Vintage Posters Featuring Highlights from the Gail Chisholm Collection
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 8:</b> Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 13:</b> 19th & 20th Century Prints & Drawings
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 22:</b> Autographs
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 29:</b> Printed & Manuscript African Americana
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Apr 12:</b> Printed & Manuscript Americana
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Apr 26:</b> Fine Illustrated Books & Graphics
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 3:</b> Graphic Design
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 15:</b> 19th & 20th Century Literature
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jun 7:</b><br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jun 21:</b> Revolutionary & Presidential Americana from the Collection of William Wheeler III
  • <b>Arader Galleries Auction<br>January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> Snowy Heron, Plate 242. John James Audubon (1785-1851). First Edition Engravings with Original Hand Color. London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> Great Blue Heron, Plate 211. John James Audubon (1785-1851). First Edition Engravings with Original Hand Color. London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> The Clouded Leopard. Charles Robert Knight (1874-1953). Oil on canvas.
    <b>Arader Galleries Auction<br>January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> A Bouquet of Daffodils and Other Flowers with a Butterfly on the Stem. Pierre-Joseph Redouté (1759-1840). Black Chalk, Watercolor And Gum Arabic On Vellum.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> CELLARIUS, Andreas (ca 1596-1665). <i>Harmonia macrocosmica seu atlas universalis et Novus</i>. Amsterdam: Pieter Schenk and Gerald Valk, 1708.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> HOMANN, Johann Baptist (1663-1724). <i>Grosser Atlas über die gantze Welt</i>. Nuremburg: J.H.G. Bieling for the heirs of Homann, 1737.
    <b>Arader Galleries Auction<br>January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> LEVAILLANT, Francois (1753-1824). <i>Histoire naturelle des perroquets</i>. Paris: Levrault frères (later Levrault, Schoell & Co.), 1801-1805.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> FUCHS, Leonhard (1501-1566). <i>De historia stirpium commentarii insignes. adiectis earundem vivis plusquam quingentis imaginibus</i>… Basel: Michel Isingrin, 1542.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> Original Manuscript Map "Plano De Una Parte De La Provincia De La Luisiana..." AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE AND HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT MAP SHOWING THE ORIGINS OF THE STATE OF TEXAS AT THE TURN OF THE 19TH CENTURY.
    <b>Arader Galleries Auction<br>January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> J. De Cordova's Map of the State of Texas Compiled from the records of the General Land Office of the State by Robert Creuzbaur, Houston. Hand-colored lithograph. New York: J. Atwood, 1850.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> Texas. David Burr (1803-1875). Engraved Map with original hand color in full. New York: J. H. Colton & Co., 1834. Second Edition.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> Map of Texas with Parts of Adjoining States Compiled by Stephen F. Austin. Engraved Map with original hand color. Philadelphia, 1830. First Edition.
  • <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books and Works on Paper. January 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> <i>Verve: Revue Artistique et Littéraire/An Artistic and Literary Quarterly,</i> nos.1-38 in 26 vol [a complete set], numerous colour lithographs by Picasso, Chagall, Matisse & others. £8,000 to £12,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> Wesley (John, Church of England clergyman and a founder of Methodism, 1703-91). Autograph Letter signed to Rev. John Bredin, 1782. £8,000 to £12,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> Austen (Jane). Brock (Charles Edward). A group of seventeen ink and watercolour drawings for Dent's edition of Jane Austen's <i>Sense and Sensibility,</i> 1908. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books and Works on Paper. January 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> Tibullus (Albius) and Gaius Valerius Catullus. <i>Elegiae, sive Carmina,</i> Venice, Andreas de Paltasichis, 1487. £5,000 to £7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> Doves Press. English Bible (The), 5 vol., one of 500 copies, signed and inscribed by Laurence Hodson, Doves Press, 1903. £5,000 to £7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> Africa. Smith (Andrew). <i>Illustrations of the Zoology of South Africa,</i> 5 vol., first edition, original cloth, [1838-50]. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books and Works on Paper. January 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> Longitude. <i>An Act for providing a Publick Reward for such Person or Persons as shall Discover the Longitude at Sea,</i> first edition of this highly important act, John Baskett, 1714. £3,000 to £5,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> Shirley (James). <i>Six new playes, viz. The Brothers. Sisters. Doubtfull Heir. Imposture. Cardinall. Court secret,</i> first edition, 1653. £3,000 to £4,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> Heaney (Seamus). <i>Ugolino,</i> number 77 of 125 copies, Dublin, Dolmen Press, 1979. £3,000 to £4,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books and Works on Paper. January 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> Lasinio (Carlo, 1759-1838). <i>[Ritratti Originali de Pittori Esistenti Nella Reale Galleria de Firenze],</i> 99 engravings, circa 1791-96. £1,800 to £2,200
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> Japan. Kusakabe Kimbei. Photograph Album, 50 hand-coloured albumen prints, oblong folio, [c.1890-1900]. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> Polar. Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin. Arctic Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, printed flyer, 1852. £1,000 to £1,500