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In the Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Ephemera Categories: Thirty-three Auctions are Scheduled this Week

For the week upcoming 33 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Oct. 23rd
Sothebys. New York. Important Prints & Multiples Including Property from the Collection of Catherine Woodard and Nelson. 387 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. October Auction - Dealer Specials: Americana, Ephemera, Stocks and Bonds. 416 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 89 lots

Tue. Oct. 24th
Bonhams. Los Angeles. Prints and Multiples. 238 lots
Christies. New York. Prints and Multiples. 288 lots
Artcurial. Paris. Eye Feel Photography. 123 lots
Il Ponte. Milan. Giorgia Forattini's Parisian Residence. 15 lots
Winner's Auctions and Exhibitions. Jerusalem. Holy books, Chassidut, Manuscripts, Rabbinical & Admors' letters, Eretz Yisrael & Zionism, Americana. 400 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Online bidstart 10/17. 1010 lots

Wed. Oct. 25th
Bonhams. Edinburgh. The Sporting Sale. 17 lots
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. Ancient and Modern Books. 395 lots
Grays Auctioneers. Cleveland, . Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints and Photographs. 178 lots
Treadway Toomey Auctions. Oak Park. Objects Online Only - part one of the Wilbert & Marilyn Hasbrouck collection - books, prints. 135 lots
Sothebys. London. Arts of the Islamic World. 114 lots

Thu. Oct. 26th
Swann Galleries. New York. Rare and important Travel Posters. 238 lots
Alaska Auction. Anchorage. Books and Prints. 32 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. Remarkable Rarities - bidstart 10/20. 89 lots
Charlton Hall. West Columbia, SC. Estate Auction - Prints, books. 9 lots
Sothebys. New York. The Magnificent Botanical Library of D.F. Allen. 67 lots
Sothebys. London. Fine Autograph Letters and Manuscripts from a Distinguished Private Collection. Part 1: Music. 163 lots
Neret Minet and Tessier. Paris. COLLECTION MICHEL CORLAY PART 2. 434 lots

Fri. Oct. 27th
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Norwich. East Anglian Sale - Books. 118 lots
John McInnis Auctioneers. Amesbury. October Estates Auction - Session 1.

Sat. Oct. 28th
Potter and Potter Auctions. Chicago. Blackstone Magic Auction. 348 lots
Northeast Auctions. Portsmouth. Fall Weekend Auction. 80 lots
Arader Galleries. New York City. Arader Galleries October Sale. 67 lots
John McInnis Auctioneers. Amesbury. October Estates Auction - Session 2.
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Hudson. English, Continental & American Fine Art - Prints.

Sun. Oct. 29th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction - bidstart 10/1. 326 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 10/22.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 10/15.
Mossgreen. Armadale, Melbourne VIC. The Contents Of Boree Cabonne, Six Generations.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <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>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Jacques-Émile Ruhlmann, wallpaper sample book, circa 1919. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Archive from a late office of the Breuer & Smith architectural team, New York, 1960-70s. $3,500 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> William Morris, <i>The Story of the Glittering Plain or the Land of Living Men,</i> illustrated by Walter Crane, Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith, 1894. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Gustave Doré, <i>La Sainte Bible selon la Vulgate,</i> Tours, 1866. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Gustav Klimt & Max Eisler, <i>Eine Nachlese,</i> complete set, Vienna, 1931. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>Eric Allatini & Gerda Wegener, <i>Sur Talons Rouges,</i> with original watercolor by Wegener, Paris, 1929. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>C.P. Cavafy, <i>Fourteen Poems,</i> illustrated & signed by David Hockney, London, 1966. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Jean Midolle, <i>Spécimen des Écritures Modernes...</i>, Strasbourg, 1834-35. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>E.A. Seguy, <i>Floréal: Dessins & Coloris Nouveaux,</i> Paris, 1925. $3,000 to $4,000.
  • <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN. Autograph Manuscript sketch-leaf part of the score of the Scottish Songs, "Sunset" Op. 108 no 2. [Vienna, February 1818]. Inscribed by Alexander Wheelock Thayer. SOLD for $131,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> Violin belonging to Albert Einstein, presented to him by Oscar H. Steger, 1933. SOLD for $516,500
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Autograph Letter Signed ("Papa") to his son Hans Albert, discussing his involvement with the atomic bomb, September 2, 1945. SOLD for $106,250
    <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> HAMILTON, ALEXANDER. Autograph Letter Signed, to Baron von Steuben, with extensive notes of Von Steuben's aide Benjamin Walker, June 12, 1780. SOLD for $16,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> NEWTON, ISAAC. Autograph Manuscript in Latin, being detailed instructions on making the philosopher's stone. 8 pp. 1790s. SOLD for $275,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> 1869 Inauguration Bible of President Ulysses S. Grant. SOLD for $118,750
  • <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> E.H. SHEPARD, Original drawing for A.A. Milne’s The House at Pooh Corner.<br>$40,000-60,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> BERNARD RATZER, Plan of the City of New York in North America, surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767. $80,000-100,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> THOMAS JEFFERSON, Autograph letter signed comparing Logan, Tecumseh, and Little Turtle to the Spartans. Monticello: 15 February 1821. $14,000-18,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN C. FREMONT, Narrative of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, in the Year 1842.. Abridged edition, the only one containing the folding map From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $3,000-5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ZANE GREY, Album containing 94 large format photographs of Grey and party at Catalina Island, Arizona, and fishing in the Pacific. From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $5,000-$8,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> WILLIAM COMBE, A History of Madeira ... illustrative of the Costumes, Manners, and Occupations of the Inhabitants. produced by Ackermann in 1821; From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ERIC TAVERNER, Salmon Fishing... One of 275 copies signed by Taverner, published in 1931,From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN WHITEHEAD, Exploration of Mount Kina Balu, North Borneo. Whitehead reached the high point of Kinabalu in 1888. Part of a major group of travel books from the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN LONG, Voyages and Travels of an Indian Interpreter and Trader, describing the Manners and Customs of the North American Indians... The first edition of 1791. $3,000-$5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> SAMUEL BECKETT, Stirrings Still. This, Beckett’s last work of fiction with original lithographs by Le Brocquy, limited to 200 copies signed by the author and the artist. From the Estate of Howard Kaminsky.. $1,500-$2,500