• <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>The Tragedie of Julius Caesar.</i> London, 1623. 1st appearance in print, Complete from the First Folio. Sold for $175,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Ernst, Max. <i>Mr. Knife and Miss Fork</i>. Paris, 1932. DELUXE EDITION. Sold for $15,625
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Cage, John. Autograph musical leaf from his Concert for Piano and Orchestra, NY, 1958. Sold for $18,750
    <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Einstein, Albert. Signed Passport Photo for his US citizenship application. Bermuda, 1935. Sold for $17,500
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Verard, Antoine. Illuminated printed Book of Hours. Paris, 1507. Sold for $7,500
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Wetterkurzschlussel. German Weather Report Codebook - for Enigma use. Berlin, 1942. Sold for $225,000
    <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Morelos y Pavon, Jose Maria. Autograph letter signed to El Virrey Venegas, February 5, 1812. Sold for $6,250
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Milne, A.A. Complete set of <i>Winnie-the-Pooh</i> books. 4 volumes. All first issue points. London, 1924-1928. Sold for $5,250
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> A 48-star American Flag, battle worn flown at Guadalcanal and Peleliu, 1942-1944. Sold for $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Locke, John. Autograph Letter Signed mourning the death of his friend, William Molyneaux, 2 pp, October 27, 1698. Sold for $20,000
  • <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 372: Martin Luther King Jr. March for Freedom Now! Placard. Chicago, 1960. 28 x 22”. $3,000 to $6,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 567: Warhol, Andy. Tate Gallery Exhibition Booklet, Signed on the Cover by Warhol. Tate Gallery, 1971. $700 to $900
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 72: Mitchell, Margaret. <i>Gone With the Wind.</i> New York: The Macmillan Co., 1936. First edition, first issue. $4,000 to $5,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 468: Photo Archive Documenting the 1930s—50s Chicago Jazz and Night Club Scene. A significant collection. $2,000 to $4,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 143: Dr. Seuss. <i>Oh Say Can You Say.</i> 1979, First Edition, Signed. $200 to $300
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 285: [Maps] Thomas G. Bradford. <i>A Comprehensive Atlas, Geographical, Historical & Commercial.</i> Boston: William D. Ticknor, 1835. First Edition. $1,600 to $1,800
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 69: Herman Melville. <i>Moby Dick, or The Whale</i>. New York: Random House, 1930. First Kent Trade Edition. $400 to $600
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 295: John James Audoban. Group of 148 Lithographs from the Birds of America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, ca. 1840s. $600 to $800
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 54: Langston Hughes. <i>One-Way Ticket.</i> New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949. First edition. $300 to $500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 7: Ray Bradbury. <i>The Martian Chronicles.</i> With a Wine Label Signed by Bradbury. Garden City: Doubleday, 1950. First edition $300 to $500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 121. Frank L Baum. <i>The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.</i> Chicago: George M. Hill Co., 1899, 1900. First Edition. $4,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 369. [Declaration of Independence] Peter Force Engraving of the Declaration of Independence. One page; 29 x 26”. From the "American Archives" 1837-1853 series of books. $15,000 to $20,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Luis de Lucena, <i>Arte de Ajedres,</i> first edition of the earliest extant manual on modern chess, Salamanca, circa 1496-97. Sold for $68,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Carte-de-visite album with 83 images of prominent African Americans & abolitionists, circa 1860s. Sold for $47,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Gustav Klimt, <i>Das Werk,</i> Vienna & Leipzig, 1918. Sold for $106,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Man Ray, <i>[London Transport] – Keeps London Going,</i> 1938. Sold for $149,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Thomas Jefferson, Letter Signed, to Major-General Nathanael Greene, promising reinforcements against Cornwallis, 1781. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Nicolas de Fer, <i>L’Amerique Divisee Selon Letendue de ses Principales Parties,</i> Paris, 1713. Sold for $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Russell H. Tandy, <i>The Secret in the Old Attic,</i> watercolor, pencil & ink, 1944. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ernest Hemingway, <i>Three Stories & Ten Poems,</i> first edition of the author's first book, Paris, 1923. Sold for $23,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Walker Evans, <i>River Rouge Plant,</i> silver print, 1947. Sold for $57,500.
  • <b>Skinner: Early English Books<br>A Single Owner Sale. July 20, 2018</b>
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Cranmer, Thomas (1489-1556). <i>Catechismus, That is to Say, a Shorte Instruction into Christian Religion...</i> London, 1548. First edition. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Donne, John (1572-1631). <i>Pseudo-Martyr.</i> London: Printed by W[illiam] Stansby for Walter Burre, 1610. First edition. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Fletcher, Giles (1549?-1611). <i>The Russe Common Wealth, or Maner of Gouernement by the Russe Emperour…</i> London, 1591. First edition. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Gabelkover, Oswald (1539-1616). <i>The Boock of Physicke.</i> Dordrecht: Isaack Caen, 1599. First edition. $12,000 to $15,000
    <b>Skinner: Early English Books<br>A Single Owner Sale. July 20, 2018</b>
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Galileo, Galilei (1564-1642) trans. Thomas Salusbury (d. 1666). <i>Mathematical Collections and Translations the First Tome.</i> London, 1661. First edition of Galileo's works in English. $35,000 to $50,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Higden, Ranulphus (d. 1364). <i>Polycronicon.</i> Translated by John Trevisa, with the 1357-1460 <i>Continuation</i> by William Caxton. Southwark, 1527. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Randolph, Bernard (b. 1643). <i>The Present State of the Morea, Called Anciently Peloponnesus…</i> London, 1689. [Bound with] <i>The Present State of the Islands of the Archipelago…</i> $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> <i>The Great Herball Newly Corrected.</i> London, 1539. Folio, ESTC lists three U.S. copies; the last copy offered at auction was incomplete and sold in 1949. $25,000 to $35,000

Auction Update Review

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Thirty-seven Auctions Archived, 32 Scheduled this Week

For the week ended Saturday 18 November 2017 thirty-nine auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 2 denominated in Australian dollars, 12 in euros, 3 in British pounds, and 20 in US dollars.  Turnover was $16,585,656 as 12,411 lots were offered and 9,297 sold for a 75% success rate.  We’re in the high cotton.  The average lot brought $1,784.

 

5 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

BonhamsFine Books and Manuscripts on November 15th: $2,279,202 
SothebysTravel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History on November 14th: $1,853,874 
Kestenbaum and CompanyThe Valmadonna Trust Library: Highly Important Hebrew Books on November 9th: $1,741,563 
Heritage AuctionsEntertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction on November 11th: $1,620,304 
ChristiesPhotographs on November 10th: $1,312,013 

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

Stair Auctioneers and AppraisersCollection of Paul F. Walters - Part 1 on November 11th: 188.31% 
Grogan and CompanyThe 30th Anniversary Auction - Fine Arts Prints and Photographs on November 5th: 169.03% 
BonhamsFine Books and Manuscripts on November 15th: 157.85% 
Kestenbaum and CompanyThe Valmadonna Trust Library: Highly Important Hebrew Books on November 9th: 143.92% 
Bruun RasmussenBooks and Manuscripts on November 12th: 131.93% 
Northeast AuctionsFall Weekend Auction on October 29th: 104.34% 
Brunk AuctionsNovember 9-11 Catalog Auction - Books, Prints on November 11th: 103.56% 


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

MossgreenInteriors - Books, Prints on November 14th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 11/5 on November 12th: 98.96% 
Heritage AuctionsHeritage Auctions: Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Online bidstart 11/7 on November 14th: 98.48% 
Heritage AuctionsSpace Exploration on November 10th: 97.69% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction - bidstart 10/15 on November 12th: 95.91% 
Bruun RasmussenBooks and Manuscripts on November 12th: 95.45% 
Stair Auctioneers and AppraisersCollection of Paul F. Walters - Part 1 on November 11th: 95.24% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 11/5 on November 12th: 95.19% 
Kestenbaum and CompanyThe Valmadonna Trust Library: Highly Important Hebrew Books on November 9th: 94.74% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on November 14th: 91.78% 
Grogan and CompanyThe 30th Anniversary Auction - Fine Arts Prints and Photographs on November 5th: 91.67% 
John McInnis AuctioneersOctober Estates Auction - Session 2 on October 28th: 89.86% 
Brunk AuctionsNovember 9-11 Catalog Auction - Books, Prints on November 11th: 88.95% 
Alaska AuctionBooks and Prints on October 26th: 84.38% 
Swann Galleries19th and 20th Century Literature on November 14th: 83.28% 
Lancaster Mennonite Historical SocietyRare and Used Books on September 8th: 82.96% 
Northeast AuctionsFall Weekend Auction on October 29th: 82.50% 
SkinnerFine Books and Manuscripts on November 12th: 81.90% 
BonhamsFine Books and Manuscripts on November 15th: 81.57% 
 
 
Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Heritage Auctions Bob Dylan Owned and Stage-Played 1963 Martin D-28 Acoustic Guitar, Serial #196405 Used at George Harrison's Concert for Bangladesh. on November 11th Actual price: USD $396,500.
  2. Bonhams Archive of designs for and watercolours of the Thames Tunnel by Marc Isambard Brunel on November 15th Actual price: USD $264,000.
  3. Sothebys TOTIUS ORBIS DESCRIPTIO, on November 14th Actual price: USD $245,625.
  4. Kestenbaum and Company THE COMPLETE REFERENCE LIBRARY OF THE VALMADONNA TRUST on November 9th Actual price: USD $237,500.
  5. Christies The Hand of Miles Davis (B), New York, 1986 on November 10th Actual price: USD $235,410.
  6. Brunk Auctions A Journal of the Operations of the Queen's Rangers From the End of the Year 1777, to the Conclusion of the Late American War By Lieutenant-Colonel Simcoe Commander of that Corps. on November 11th Actual price: USD $168,000.
  7. Bonhams Archive of manuscripts on November 15th Actual price: USD $148,500.
  8. Christies Photogramme, Dessau, 1925 on November 10th Actual price: USD $147,500.
  9. Bonhams Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone on November 15th Actual price: USD $140,250.
  10. Bonhams An Atlas of England and Wales] on November 15th Actual price: USD $140,250.
  11. Heritage Auctions Beatles - John Lennon's Personal Stereo "Butcher Cover" Prototype with His Original Artwork on the Blank Back and Signatures of Lennon, Paul McCartney, and Ringo Starr on the Front. The Rarest Beatle Record in the World. on November 11th Actual price: USD $125,000.
  12. Sothebys METAMORPHOSIS INSECTORUM SURINAMENSIUM OFTE VERANDERING DER SURINAAMSCHE INSECTEN. on November 14th Actual price: USD $122,813.
  13. Kestenbaum and Company Talmud Bavli. With commentary of Rashi, Tosaphoth, Piskei Tosaphoth, compendium by Asher b. Jehiel, commentary on the Mishnah by Moses Maimonides, plus index of decisions “Ein Mishpat.” on November 9th Actual price: USD $112,500.
  14. Sothebys CAMPI PHLEGRAEI. OBSERVATIONS ON THE VOLCANOS OF THE TWO SICILIES AS THEY HAVE BEEN COMMUNICATED TO THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF LONDON on November 14th Actual price: USD $106,438.
  15. Brunk Auctions A Plan of the Posts of York and Gloucester in the Province of Virginia. on November 11th Actual price: USD $102,000.
  16. Brunk Auctions A General Map of The Middle British Colonies, in America; Viz Virginia, Màriland, Dèlaware, Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New-York, Connecticut, And Rhode Island on November 11th Actual price: USD $102,000.
  17. Kestenbaum and Company Machzor [prayers for the entire year]. According to Roman rite. on November 9th Actual price: USD $100,000.
  18. Bonhams GOSPEL OF ST. MATTHEW from a Bible manuscript on vellum on November 15th Actual price: USD $99,000.
  19. Bonhams Autograph letter signed ("A.M. Turing") on November 15th Actual price: USD $99,000.
  20. Kestenbaum and Company Tephilah kephi Minhag Roma [prayers for the entire year]. According to Roman rite. on November 9th Actual price: USD $90,625.
  21. Sothebys THE HOLY LAND, SYRIA, IDUMEA, ARABIA, EGYPT & NUBIA. on November 14th Actual price: USD $81,875.
  22. Sothebys UNTITLED WORLD MAP. on November 14th Actual price: USD $81,875.
  23. Sothebys L'ATLAS OU MÉDITATIONS COSMOGRAPHIQUES DE LA FABRIQUE DU MONDE ET FIGURE DICELUY. on November 14th Actual price: USD $81,875.
  24. Bonhams Letter signed ("Charles Darwin") on November 15th Actual price: USD $79,200.
  25. Brunk Auctions , A Map of the Battle of Yorktown entitled Carte de la Partie de la Virginie ou L'Arm&eacute;e Combinée De France & Des &Eacute;tats-Unis De L'Amérique a fait prisonniere l'Armée Anglaise commandée par Lord Cornwallis le 19 Oct.bre 1781. on November 11th Actual price: USD $78,000.


37 total sales reported this week:

Dorotheum . Christmas Auction - Graphics on November 16th: 44.12%
Bonhams. Fine Books and Manuscripts on November 15th: 81.57%
Nosbüsch & Stucke. Book Auction - Part 2 on November 12th: 62.45%
Nosbüsch & Stucke. Book Auction - Part 1 on November 11th: 61.38%
Heritage Auctions. Heritage Auctions: Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Online bidstart 11/7 on November 14th: 98.48%
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Collection of Paul F. Walters - Part 1 on November 11th: 95.24%
Kestenbaum and Company. The Valmadonna Trust Library: Highly Important Hebrew Books on November 9th: 94.74%
Mossgreen. Interiors - Books, Prints on November 14th: 100.00%
Mossgreen. The Contents of Falls House - Prints, Photographs, Books on November 13th: 59.38%
ALDE. Michel Wittock Collection on November 14th: 70.26%
ALDE. Selected Books from the 15th through 19th Century on November 14th: 54.55%
Swann Galleries. 19th and 20th Century Literature on November 14th: 83.28%
Sothebys. 20th Century Art - A Different Perspective on November 14th: 75.00%
Sothebys. Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History on November 14th: 69.20%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on November 14th: 91.78%
Bruun Rasmussen. Books and Manuscripts on November 12th: 95.45%
Zisska and Lacher. Fine Art, Maps and Prints on November 10th: 63.05%
Zisska and Lacher. Rare Books and Photographs on November 9th: 61.86%
Zisska and Lacher. Rare Books, Autographs and Manuscripts on November 8th: 62.50%
Skinner. Fine Books and Manuscripts on November 12th: 81.90%
Christies. Photographs on November 10th: 48.95%
PBA Galleries. Fine Golf Books, Hickory Clubs & Golf Memorabilia on November 12th: 61.75%
Michaans Auctions. Gallery Auction - Books, Prints, Photographs on November 11th: 70.00%
Neret Minet and Tessier. Image Theatre Cinema Advertising on September 26th: 32.37%
Grogan and Company. The 30th Anniversary Auction - Fine Arts Prints and Photographs on November 5th: 91.67%
Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society. Rare and Used Books on September 8th: 82.96%
Alaska Auction. Books and Prints on October 26th: 84.38%
Brunk Auctions. November 9-11 Catalog Auction - Books, Prints on November 11th: 88.95%
Charlton Hall. Estate Auction - Prints, books on October 27th: 66.67%
Northeast Auctions. Fall Weekend Auction on October 29th: 82.50%
RR Auction. Fine Autographs & Artifacts - Internet bidstart 10/27 on November 8th: 56.77%
John McInnis Auctioneers. October Estates Auction - Session 2 on October 28th: 89.86%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 11/5 on November 12th: 95.19%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction - bidstart 10/15 on November 12th: 95.91%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 11/5 on November 12th: 98.96%
Heritage Auctions. Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction on November 11th: 76.66%
Heritage Auctions. Space Exploration on November 10th: 97.69%

 

For the week ahead 32 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Nov. 20th
Ketterer Kunst Doerling. Hamburg. Rare Books - Day 1. 107 lots
Rossini. Paris. Photographs. 251 lots
Bonhams. London. TCM Presents ... Vintage Movie Posters Featuring the Ira Resnick Collection. 393 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 70 lots

Tue. Nov. 21st
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Art books, Children's books, Varia. 1002 lots
Il Ponte. Milan. Books and Manuscripts. 253 lots
Stockholms Auktionsverk. Stockholm. Rare Books, Maps and Manuscripts. 497 lots
Sothebys. Paris. Jacques Grange Collector. 16 lots
Bonhams. New York. TCM Presents... Out of this World!. 326 lots
Ketterer Kunst Doerling. Hamburg. Rare Books - Day 2. 385 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Online bidstart 11/14. 453 lots
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Fine printing, Literature. 642 lots

Wed. Nov. 22nd
Trafford Books. Manchester. Books. 245 lots
Pierre Berge and Associes. Paris. Books. 430 lots
Aguttes. Neuilly-sur-Seine . Autograph Books. 213 lots
ALDE. Paris. Modern Illustrated Books and Original Bindings. 344 lots
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Indonesia, Africana, (Natural) history, Manuscripts, Old and Rare Books. 1106 lots
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Old and Rare Books (Part 2). 658 lots

Thu. Nov. 23rd
Bolaffi Ambassador Auctions. Turin. Posters.
Pierre Berge and Associes. Paris. Books. 446 lots
De Baecque and Associes. Lyon. Ancient and Modern Books.
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Modern Art: Prints, etc.. 754 lots
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Ceramics, Photos, Japanese Prints, and Posters. 409 lots

Fri. Nov. 24th
Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions. Brussels. Books and Prints, Part I. 728 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 138 lots
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Drawings, Old Master Prints, Maps and Plans. 697 lots

Sat. Nov. 25th
Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions. Brussels. Books and Prints, Part II. 712 lots
Ader. PARIS. Modern Prints: Henri M. Petiet - 50th and Last Sale chez Ader.

Sun. Nov. 26th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 11/19.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 11/19.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 10/29. 405 lots
Ader. PARIS. PrModern Prints: Henri M. Petiet - 50th and Last Sale chez Ader.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <b>Doyle, online only: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. July 13-24, 2018</b>
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Zane Grey, Inscribed photograph album depicting Grey and party at Catalina, fishing, and in Arizona. $700 to $1,000
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Eric Taverner, Salmon Fishing...London: Seeley, Service & Co., 1931. $600 to $900
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> The Gentleman Angler. $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, online only: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. July 13-24, 2018</b>
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Ken Robinson, Flyfishers' Progress. [London: The Flyfishers' Club, 2000. $200 to $300
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> G. H. Lacy, North Punjab Fishing Club Angler's Handbook. Calcutta: Newman & Co., 1890. $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> J. Harrington Keene, Fly-Fishing and Fly-Making for Trout, etc. New York, 1887. $200 to $300
    <b>Doyle, online only: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. July 13-24, 2018</b>
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Arthur Macrate, The History of The Tuna Club, Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, California, 1948. $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Joseph D. Bates Jr. Streamer Fly Tying and Fishing. Harrisburg, PA: The Stackpole Company, 1966. $800 to $1,200
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Paul Schmookler and Ingrid V. Sils. Rare and Unusual Fly Tying Materials: A Natural History. $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Herbert Hoover, Fishing For Fun - And To Wash Your Soul. New York: Random House, 1963. $400 to $600
  • <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>