• <b>19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy!</b>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Walt Whitman. Poetical manuscript from <i>Leaves of Grass</i> (1865)
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> (Daniel Boone.) Filson. <i>The Discovery ... of Kentucke</i> (1784)
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Edgar A. Poe. <i>Tales</i> (1845) original cloth
    <b>19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy!</b>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Emerson. Autograph letter signed on his philosophy of poetry (1841)
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Fitzgerald. <i>This Side of Paradise</i> (1920) presentation copy
  • <b>Cowan’s Auctions: American History: Live Salesroom Auction Including Property from N. Flayderman & Co. Nov. 17, 2017</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Nov. 17:</b> French & Indian War, Manuscript Orderly Book, Recorded by Captain Nathaniel Perry, 1755-1756. $10,000 - $15,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Nov. 17:</b> Nicholas Gilman, N.H. Patriot, Revolutionary War Veteran, & Signer of the US Constitution, Bible & Sword. $40,000 - $60,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Nov. 17:</b> The Year of Secession, 1861, Exceptional Confederate States of America Collection. $35,000 - $45,000
    <b>Cowan’s Auctions: American History: Live Salesroom Auction Including Property from N. Flayderman & Co. Nov. 17, 2017</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Nov. 17:</b> Very Rare “Proclamation ... to the People of...Texas,” July 1863, After the Fall of Vicksburg. $3,000 - $5,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Nov. 17:</b> Confederate Pass Signed by Captain William C. Quantrill. $8,000 - $12,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Nov. 17:</b> Album Containing Original Artwork by Frederick Volck, Incl. Drawing of Stonewall Jackson. $2,000 - $4,000
    <b>Cowan’s Auctions: American History: Live Salesroom Auction Including Property from N. Flayderman & Co. Nov. 17, 2017</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Nov. 17:</b> Sir Edmund Loder, Naturalist, Horticulturist, Traveller, & Sportsman, Exceptional Photo Book. $15,000 - $25,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Nov. 17:</b> Abolitionist Family CDV Album Containing Prominent Abolitionist & Quaker Personalities, Plus. $15,000 - $25,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Nov. 17:</b> Record of American Citizens Listed in the The American Artists Manual Manuscript Order Book, Ca 1812-1813.
    <b>Cowan’s Auctions: American History: Live Salesroom Auction Including Property from N. Flayderman & Co. Nov. 17, 2017</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Nov. 17:</b> Exceptional CDV of Lincoln Assassination Conspirator Lewis Powell by Gardner. $800 - $1,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Nov. 17:</b> Photo Album and Archive Documenting Rev. W.C. Roe's Mission to Fort Sill, Incl. Many Photographs of Geronimo, & Others. $20,000 - $30,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Nov. 17:</b> The American West, Extraordinary Album Containing Photographs of Mormon Elders, American Indians, & More. $15,000 - $25,000
  • <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
  • <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg: Rare Books Auction on November 20th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br><i>Biblia latina</i>, Nuremberg 1475. <br>Est: €18,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>Latin and French Book of Hours, Paris around 1490. Est: €60,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>P. J. Redouté, <i>Les Roses</i>, Paris 1828-29. Est: €12,000
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg: Rare Books Auction on November 20th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>G. W. Knorr, <i>Deliciae Naturae Selectae</i>, Doordrecht 1771. Est: €10,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>J. J. Spalowsky, <i>Beytrag zur Naturgeschichte der Vögel</i>, Vienna 1790-92. Est: €20,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>H. A. Châtelain, <i>Atlas historique</i>, Amsterdam 1718-20. Est: €20,000
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg: Rare Books Auction on November 20th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>K. Rasmussen, Thule-expedition, around 1925-33. Est: €28,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>E. Cerillo, <i>Dipinti murali di Pompei</i>, Napels 1886. Est: €3,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>W. Shakespeare, <i>The plays</i>, London 1807. Est: €1,500
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg: Rare Books Auction on November 20th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>G. Klimt, <i>Das Werk</i>, Vienna 1914. Est: €15,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br><i>International Exhibition of Modern Art</i>, New York 1926. Est: €3,500
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br><i>Arp – Delaunay – Magnelli – Taeuber-Arp</i>, Paris 1950. Est: €1,500

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Fifteen Auctions Archived, 11 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday, August 26, 2017, fifteen auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; one denominated in Australian dollars, 1 in euros, 3 in British pounds and 10 in US dollars.  Turnover was $2,275,211 as 3,765 lots were offered and 3,113 sold for a 82.6% success rate.  Summer is over!

For the upcoming Labor Day shortened week 11 sales are scheduled.

 

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

Northeast AuctionsAmerican Furniture & Folk Art, Marine and China Trade Auction - Day 1 on August 18th: 197.73% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsUnreserved Book Stock Sale on August 16th: 187.60% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints, Photographs on August 22nd: 163.56% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsSleight of Hand - The Jeff Busby Collection on August 19th: 150.09% 
Northeast AuctionsAmerican Furniture & Folk Art, Marine and China Trade Auction - Day 3 on August 20th: 106.44% 
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Modern Literature, Children’s and Illustrated Books on August 24th: 104.65% 
Bloomsbury AuctionsSummer Sale - Prints on August 23rd: 103.83% 


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

Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 8/13 on August 20th: 98.82% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsUnreserved Book Stock Sale on August 16th: 98.64% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 8/13 on August 20th: 98.00% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsSleight of Hand - The Jeff Busby Collection on August 19th: 94.36% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints, Photographs on August 22nd: 91.35% 
Northeast AuctionsAmerican Furniture & Folk Art, Marine and China Trade Auction - Day 3 on August 20th: 90.24% 
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Modern Literature, Children’s and Illustrated Books on August 24th: 86.09% 
William H. Bunch Auctions and AppraisalsAugust Premier Auction - Books and Prints on August 22nd: 85.71% 
Northeast AuctionsAmerican Furniture & Folk Art, Marine and China Trade Auction -Day 2 on August 19th: 84.62% 
Bloomsbury AuctionsSummer Sale - Prints on August 23rd: 80.00% 
 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. RR Auction Tupac Shakur's 1996 American Motors Hummer H1 on August 17th Actual price: USD $206,531.
  2. Potter and Potter Auctions Important archive of Dai Vernon ? Faucett Ross Letters. on August 19th Actual price: USD $50,400.
  3. Potter and Potter Auctions Important Archive of Correspondence from Charlie Miller to Faucett Ross. on August 19th Actual price: USD $48,000.
  4. Australian Book Auctions SIT NOMEN DOMINI BENEDICTUM. THE EUREKA STOCKADE. THE CONSEQUENCE OF SOME PIRATES WANTING ON QUARTER-DECK A REBELLION. on August 22nd Actual price: USD $37,857.
  5. Northeast Auctions POLITICAL SATIRICAL PRINT "THE BOSTONIANS IN DISTRESS," on August 18th Actual price: USD $36,000.
  6. Australian Book Auctions SLAVERY AND FAMINE, PUNISHMENTS FOR SEDITION; OR, AN ACCOUNT OF THE MISERIES AND STARVATION AT BOTANY BAY. on August 22nd Actual price: USD $35,964.
  7. Northeast Auctions CANVAS BACKED DUCK, NO. 61, PLATE CCCI, FROM “THE BIRDS OF AMERICA.” on August 20th Actual price: USD $32,400.
  8. Northeast Auctions POLITICAL SATIRICAL PRINT "THE BOSTONIAN'S PAYING THE EXCISE-MAN, OR TARRING AND FEATHERING," on August 18th Actual price: USD $31,200.
  9. Potter and Potter Auctions The Csuri Notes [Original Typescripts]. on August 19th Actual price: USD $28,800.
  10. RR Auction Marilyn Monroe Signed Photograph on August 17th Actual price: USD $23,883.
  11. RR Auction James Dean Signed Oversized Pastel Portrait on August 17th Actual price: USD $17,334.
  12. RR Auction Beatles Set of (5) Prints on August 17th Actual price: USD $17,154.
  13. Northeast Auctions FRAKTUR FOR TRINA HAMMAN, BORN 9 OCTOBER 1790, HARDY COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA. on August 18th Actual price: USD $15,600.
  14. RR Auction J. K. Rowling Signed 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone' Book on August 17th Actual price: USD $13,453.
  15. RR Auction Andy Warhol Set of (10) Signed Mick Jagger Postcard Photographs on August 17th Actual price: USD $13,133.
  16. RR Auction Prince Original Oversized 1977 Photograph by Robert Whitman on August 17th Actual price: USD $12,251.
  17. Northeast Auctions VIEW OF SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA. TAKEN FROM TELEGRAPH HILL, APRIL 1850, BY WM. B. MCMURTRIE, DRAUGHTSMAN OF THE U.S. SURVEYING EXPEDITION. on August 20th Actual price: USD $12,000.
  18. Potter and Potter Auctions Large Archive of Faucett Ross?Frank Csuri Correspondence. on August 19th Actual price: USD $12,000.
  19. RR Auction Beatles Signed 1964 Norman Parkinson Book on August 17th Actual price: USD $11,026.
  20. Northeast Auctions THE CITY OF SAN FRANCISCO. on August 20th Actual price: USD $10,800.
  21. Heritage Auctions The Incredible Hulk #1 on August 20th Actual price: USD $10,158.
  22. RR Auction Beatles Signed 1963 Royal Command Performance Admission Ticket on August 17th Actual price: USD $9,800.
  23. RR Auction Prince 'Purple Rain' Film-Used Clapperboard on August 17th Actual price: USD $9,799.
  24. RR Auction The Sex Pistols 'Never Mind the Bollocks' Signed Album on August 17th Actual price: USD $9,093.
  25. Australian Book Auctions TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE SIR GEORGE MURRAY, K.C.B. HIS MAJESTY’S PRINCIPAL SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE COLONIES… on August 22nd Actual price: USD $8,991.



15 total sales reported this week:

William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. August Premier Auction - Books and Prints on August 22nd: 85.71%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Modern Literature, Children’s and Illustrated Books on August 24th: 86.09%
PBA Galleries. Miniature Books: Library of A Gentleman's Collection on August 24th: 53.94%
Eldreds. Japanese Art on August 23rd: 72.00%
Bloomsbury Auctions. Summer Sale - Prints on August 23rd: 80.00%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints, Photographs on August 22nd: 91.35%
Northeast Auctions. American Furniture & Folk Art, Marine and China Trade Auction - Day 3 on August 20th: 90.24%
Northeast Auctions. American Furniture & Folk Art, Marine and China Trade Auction - Day 1 on August 18th: 59.24%
Northeast Auctions. American Furniture & Folk Art, Marine and China Trade Auction -Day 2 on August 19th: 84.62%
RR Auction. Pop Culture - Internet Bidstart 8/10 on August 17th: 63.87%
Australian Book Auctions. Important Books, Voyages and Travels, Literature and Art, Fishing, &c. on August 22nd: 71.18%
Potter and Potter Auctions. Sleight of Hand - The Jeff Busby Collection on August 19th: 94.36%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Unreserved Book Stock Sale on August 16th: 98.64%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 8/13 on August 20th: 98.00%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 8/13 on August 20th: 98.82%


For the week ahead 11 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Aug. 28th
Winter Associates. Plainville, CT . ANTIQUES; PAINTINGS; ASIAN; SCULPTURE; GLASS; PORCELAIN; SILVER; FURNITURE; ETC.. 40 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 64 lots

Tue. Aug. 29th
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. MONCLAU Eclectic Collection Auction: Books, Brochures and Documents on the History of Constitutional. 164 lots
Kedem Auction. Jerusalem . Jewish and Israeli History, Art and Culture. 488 lots

Wed. Aug. 30th
Trafford Books. Manchester. Books. 295 lots
Grays Auctioneers. Cleveland, . Fine Art, Furniture and Decorative Arts - Prints. 29 lots

Thu. Aug. 31st
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Cape Town. Books - Internet Bidstart 8/24. 396 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Art and Illustration. 478 lots
Forum Auctions in Italy. Roma. No Reserve Online Sale: Antiquarian and Rare Books. 70 lots

Sun. Sep. 3rd
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 8/27.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 8/27.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

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  • <b>Christie’s Paris, Nov. 28:</b> Seba, Albertus. <i>Locupletissimi rerum naturalium thesauri.</i> Amsterdam: J. Wetsten, 1734[-1769]. €350,000–550,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, Nov. 28:</b> Janssonius, Joannes. <i>Novus Atlas Absolutissimus</i>. Amsterdam: J Jansson, 1658 [after 1664]. €250,000–450,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, Nov. 28:</b> Goya, Francisco de. <i>[La Tauromaquia.] Treinta y tres estampas, que representan diferentes suertes y actitudes del arte de lidiar los Toros</i>. Madrid: [Rafael Esteve, 1816]. €150,000–250,000
    <b>Christie’s Online, Nov. 29 – Dec. 06:</b> Einstein, Albert. <i>On residual rays – and guilt about an old girlfriend</i>. Prague, 26 December 1911. US$10,000–15,000
    <b>Christie’s Online, Nov. 29 – Dec. 06:</b> Einstein, Albert. <i>‘What is logically simple is so difficult mathematically'</i>. Princeton, 16 August 1949. US$20,000–30,000
    <b>Christie’s New York, Dec. 5:</b> Yorktown Campaign manuscript map. ‘No 1 Carte générale de l’Isle de New York et des Environs...No 2. Reconnoissance Geometrique…’ n.p., c. 1781–1782. US$150,000–200,000
    <b>Christie’s New York, Dec. 5:</b> Le Hay, Jacques and Ferriol, Charles de (1637–1722). <i>Recueil de cent estampes représentant differentes nations du Levant</i>. Paris: Le Hay and Duchange, 1714. US$30,000–40,000
    <b>Christie’s New York, Dec. 7:</b> Cresswell, Samuel Gurney. <i>A Series of Eight Sketches … of the Voyage of the H.M.S. Investigator during the Discovery of the North-west Passage</i>. London: 1854. US$30,000–40,000.
    <b>Christie’s New York, Dec. 7:</b> Veer, Gerrit de. <i>Diarium nauticum seu vera descriptio trium navigationum admirandarum</i>. Amsterdam: Cornelius [Claesz], 1598. US$25,000–35,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>John Norman, <i>The American Pilot</i>, complete copy with 11 folding charts, Boston, 1810. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>John Smith, <i>New England</i>, London, 1616. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Plancius Petrus, <i>Orbis Terrarum Typus de Integro Multis in Locis Emendatus</i>, Amsterdam, 1594. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Martin Waldseemüller, <i>Tabula Terre Nove</i>, woodcut, Strasbourg, 1513. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Forlani & Zaltieri, <i>Il Disegno del Discoperto della Noua Franza</i>, Venice, 1566. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Richard Hakluyt, <i>Novus Orbis</i>, first appearance of "Virginia" on a printed map, Paris, 1587. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Pieter van den Keere, <i>Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica</i>, Amsterdam, 1608. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Abraham Ortelius, <i>Theatrum Orbis Terrarum</i>, Antwerp, 1584. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>George B. Goode & Samuel A. Kilbourne, <i>Game Fishes of the United States</i>, New York, 1879. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>William Faden, <i>The Province of New Jersey</i>, London, 1777. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>James Gillray, <i>The Plumb-Pudding in Danger</i>, hand-colored etching, London, 1805. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Pierre Belon, <i>L'Histoire de la Nature des Oyseaux</i>, with woodcut illustrations, Paris, 1555. $8,000 to $12,000.
  • <b>ALDE - Modern Illustrated Books - Original Drawings. 22 November 2017</b>
    <b>ALDE, Nov. 22:</b> DEGAS (Edgar). Danseuses au repos. Charcoal drawing. 30,000€ to 40,000€
    <b>ALDE, Nov. 22:</b> ERNST (Max). Une Semaine de bonté ou Les Sept éléments capitaux. Deuxième cahier. L'Eau. 1934. With an original collage signed by Max Ernst. 15,000€ to 20,000€
    <b>ALDE, Nov. 22:</b> BALZAC (Honoré de). Le Chef-d’œuvre inconnu. 1931. Illustrated edition by Pablo Picasso of 12 original etchings. 20,000€ to 30,000€
    <b>ALDE, Nov. 22:</b> GIACOMETTI (Alberto). Paris sans fin. 1969. Last illustrated book of Giacometti. 15,000€ to 20,000€