• <b>Christie’s London, 28 November:</b><br>The first edition, in the original wrappers, of the first part of Pushkin’s masterpiece – ‘a bibliographical rarity of the highest order’ (Smirnov-Sokol’skii). £25,000 to £35,000
    <b>Christie’s London, 28 November:</b><br>The very rare first edition of Gogol’s first masterpiece and his first obtainable book. £50,000 to £70,000
    <b>Christie’s London, 28 November:</b><br>The first edition of Dostoevsky's <i>Brat'ia Karamazovy</i> (1830) in a superb contemporary cloth presentation binding. £22,000 to £30,000
    <b>Christie’s London, 28 November:</b><br>The first edition of the first version of the opening of <i>War and Peace,</i> with the original paper covers. £15,000 to £20,000
    <b>Christie’s London, 28 November:</b><br>An early corrected typescript of Akhmatova's <i>Poema bez geroia</i> (July 1946) £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Christie’s London, 28 November:</b><br>A presentation copy of the first edition of <i>Kamen</i> (1913) inscribed by Mandel'shtam to his early mentor the poet Viacheslav Ivanov. £60,000 to £90,000
    <b>Christie’s London, 28 November:</b><br>Rare autograph correspondence from Vladislav Khodasevich, including a manuscript of his long poem 'Sorrento Photographs' (1921). £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Christie’s London, 28 November:</b><br>An important letter from Marina Tsvetaeva to the poet Nikolai Tikhonov (1935) in which she challenges Pasternak and his views on poetry. £12,000 to £18,000
  • <b>Chiswick Auctions: Rare Books and Works on Paper, including Judaica. November 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov 28:</b> Huttich (Johann) & Grynaeus (Simon). <i>Novus orbis regionum ac insularum veteribus …</i> FIRST EDITION, large woodcut folding map, text illustrations, folio, 1532. £8,000 to 12,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov 28:</b> Warhol (Andy) and Frankfurt (Suzie). <i>Wild Raspberries,</i> ONE OF FEWER THAN 100 COPIES, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by Warhol in pencil, 1959. £10,000 to 12,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov 28:</b> Meulen (Adam Frans, van der). Collection of Hunting, Genre and Battle Scenes, 27 copper-engraved views, folio, Paris [c. 1685]. £8,000 to 12,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Rare Books and Works on Paper, including Judaica. November 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov 28:</b> Tyndale's Bible.- Bible, English. <i> [The Newe Testament yet once agayne Corrected by Willyam Tindale],</i> many woodcut text illustrations and initials, 1536. £8,000 to 10,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov 28:</b> Jacobson (Ruth Taylor, artist). <i>Messiah's Feast,</i> original stained glass panel, image approx. 1020 x 615 mm., [c.1990]. £8,000 to 10,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov 28:</b> Wallerstein-Braun (Gitl, sculptor-photographer). 'Jeremiah', original bronze of the Jewish prophet, approx. 210 x 470 (at base) mm., [c. 2010]. £6,000 to 8,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Rare Books and Works on Paper, including Judaica. November 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov 28:</b> Kadishman (Menashe, artist). <i>Goats Head,</i> original acrylic on canvas painting, [Israel], 2002. £2,000 to 3,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov 28:</b> Wyllie (W. L.) & Brewer (H. W.). <i>Bird's Eye View of London as seen from a balloon,</i> hand-coloured wood engraving, image 870 x 1100 mm., 1884. £1,800 to 2,200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov 28:</b> Stained glass window of Jewish interest.- Pilkington glass stained glass window from a demolished synagogue, approx. 580 x 1430 mm. [c.1950]. £1,500 to 2,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Rare Books and Works on Paper, including Judaica. November 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov 28:</b> Auerbach (Tauba, artist). <i>[2,3],</i> #129 of 1000 copies, with card numbered and signed by the artist/author, 6 vol., one cut-out pop-up figure in each volume, different coloured boards. £1,500 to 2,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov 28:</b> Costumes. <i>Costumi di Roma e dei Contorni,</i> engraved vignette title and 30 plates, Santarello, Rome, 1846; and 3 others (4). £1,000 to 1,500
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov 28:</b> Morris (William). <i>The Well at the World’s End,</i> one of 350 copies, The Kelmscott Press, 1896. £800 to 1,200
  • <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. November 29, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 29:</b> Buffon (G.L.M.L., Comte de). <i>Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux,</i> 10 vol., large paper copy, 973 hand-coloured engraved plates drawn and engraved by Franz Nicolaus Martinet, Paris, 1770-86. £70,000 to 90,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 29:</b> Bible (English). The Holy Bible, first edition of the King James Bible, the Great 'He' Bible, [Robert Barker], 1611. £30,000 to 40,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 29:</b> Marlborough (John Churchill, 1st Duke of).- [Parker (Robert, army officer)] <i>[Memoirs of the remarkable military transactions from the year 1688 to 1718],</i> ?autograph manuscript, 300pp., [c. 1718]. £20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. November 29, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 29:</b> France.- Paris.- Turgot (Michel Etienne). <i>Plan de Paris,</i> engraved maps, contemporary red morocco, gilt, Paris, 1739. £10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 29:</b> Mongolia.- Pallas (Peter Simon). <i>Sammlungen Historischer Nachrichten uber die Mongolischen Volkerschaften,</i> first edition, complete with 31 plates, St. Petersburg, 1776-1801. £10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 29:</b> Brant (Sebastian). <i>Stultifera Navis... The Ship of Fooles, wherein is shewed the folly of all States...,</i> large woodcut title and numerous woodcuts in the text, [London], [John Cawood], 1570. £8,000 to 12,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. November 29, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 29:</b> Aldus.- Boccaccio (Giovanni). <i>Il Decamerone,</i> Venice, House of Aldus & Andrea Torresani, 1522. £8,000 to 12,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 29:</b> Wallace (Alfred Russel). 77pp. of Autograph letters (and 1 postcard) to various people, 1894-1904, on various palaeontological, geological and natural history matters. £8,000 to 12,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 29:</b> DNA.- Watson (James D.) and Francis Crick, <i>Molecular Structure of Nucleic Acids: A Structure for Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid,</i> 1953 [and others]. £5,000 to 7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. November 29, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 29:</b> Optics.- Molyneux (William). <i>Dioptrica nova. A Treatise of Dioptricks, in Two Parts,</i> first edition, for Benj. Tooke, 1692. £5,000 to 7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 29:</b> Economics.- Mississippi & South Sea Bubbles.- <i>Het Groote Tafereel der Dwaasheid,</i> 74 engraved plates and 3 maps, Amsterdam, 1720. £4,000 to 6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 29:</b> Asia.- Clouet (Jean Baptiste Louis). <i>Carte D'Asie Divisée en ses Principaux Etats,</i> engraved map with hand-colouring, on wooden rollers, 1782. £3,000 to 5,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 6:</b> Maria Louise Kirk, 4 pen, ink, watercolor & gouache illustrations for <i>Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,</i> 1904. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 6:</b> H.A. Rey, <i>“Do You Want To Get Across?”</i> colored pencil, charcoal & watercolor, 1939. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 6:</b> Norman Rockwell, <i>The Pharmacist,</i> study for cover of <i>The Saturday Evening Post,</i> 1939. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 6:</b> Sir William Russell Flint, illustration for Homer’s <i>Odyssey,</i> gouache & watercolor, 1914. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 6:</b> Ludwig Bemelmans, <i>“And everyone was in his bed,"</i> gouache, watercolor & ink on board, 1961. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 6:</b> Charles M. Shulz, <i>Woodstock is Searching for His Identity,</i> original pen & ink 4-panel <i>Peanuts</i> comic strip, 1972. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 6:</b> Eric Carle, <i>The Very Hungry Caterpillar,</i> painted collage, 1990. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 6:</b> Jerry Pinkney, <i>The Lion & The Mouse,</i> watercolor & graphite, illustration for <i>School Library Journal,</i> 2009. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 6:</b> Maurice Sendak, watercolor & graphite illustration for <i>Little Bear's New Friend,</i> 2001. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 6:</b> Peter Arno, <i>Circus Tricks,</i> ink, wash & watercolor, cover illustration for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1964. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 6:</b> Garry Trudeau, Doonesbury: <i>“Is Rufus Ready for his Lesson?”,</i> watercolor, pen & ink, circa 1970s. $6,000 to $9,000.

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WAU: 54 Auctions Archived, 33 More This Week

For the week ended Saturday 16 June 2018, 54 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 17 denominated in euros, 5 in British pounds, 1 in Mexican pesos, and 31 in US dollars.  Turnover was $29,127,781 as 14,567 lots were offered and 10,534 sold for a 72% success rate.  These results include some auctions that were deferred from the previous week.

 

7 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 


ChristiesThe Portland Audubon on June 14th: $9,650,000 
ChristiesFine Printed Books and Manuscripts - Including Americana on June 14th: $3,203,250 
Arenberg AuctionsBooks, Maps, Prints on May 26th: $2,141,626 
ChristiesArts of India - Prints, Illustrations, Manuscripts on June 12th: $1,791,344 
BonhamsFine Books and Manuscripts on June 12th: $1,410,900 
Arader GalleriesJune 2018 Auction on June 2nd: $1,117,151 
Heritage AuctionsDavid and Janice Frent Collection of Presidential and Political Americana on June 3rd: $1,069,808 


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

Grogan and CompanyThe Spring Auction - Prints and Books on June 3rd: 224.74% 
ChristiesSouth Asian Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints on June 12th: 137.27% 
Il PonteModern and Contemporary Art - Prints and Photographs on June 13th: 133.22% 
FerratonBooks on May 26th: 121.51% 
Arenberg AuctionsBooks, Maps, Prints on May 26th: 119.63% 
De Baecque and AssociesOld and Modern Books on May 31st: 118.13% 
Stair Auctioneers and AppraisersFine Auction - Books and Prints on June 2nd: 117.04% 
TajanPrints on May 29th: 107.61% 
ChristiesArts of India - Prints, Illustrations, Manuscripts on June 12th: 103.34% 
Potomack CompanyFine Art and Antiques - Books, Prints on June 2nd: 101.56% 


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

Grogan and CompanyThe Spring Auction - Prints and Books on June 3rd: 100.00% 
National Book AuctionsBooks on June 2nd: 100.00% 
William H. Bunch Auctions and AppraisalsMay Premier Auction - Books, Prints on May 15th: 100.00% 
Potomack CompanyFine Art and Antiques - Books, Prints on June 2nd: 100.00% 
ChristiesThe Portland Audubon on June 14th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 6/3 on June 10th: 98.97% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on June 2nd: 98.89% 
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 6/6 on June 12th: 98.57% 
Stair Auctioneers and AppraisersFine Auction - Books and Prints on June 2nd: 97.22% 
Alaska AuctionPrints and Books - online only on May 30th: 94.25% 
Aspire AuctionsPrints - Internet bidstart 5/25 on June 2nd: 94.03% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 6/3 on June 10th: 92.86% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 5/13 on June 10th: 92.18% 
ChristiesSouth Asian Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints on June 12th: 88.89% 
Heritage AuctionsDavid and Janice Frent Collection of Presidential and Political Americana on June 3rd: 88.36% 
Alaska AuctionPrints and Books on May 31st: 86.49% 
De Baecque and AssociesOld and Modern Books on May 31st: 84.17% 
Charlton Hall89th Anniversary Sale on June 1st: 83.33% 
Il PonteModern and Contemporary Art - Prints and Photographs on June 13th: 83.33% 
Swann GalleriesMaps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books on June 7th: 82.87% 
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Books and Works on Paper on June 7th: 81.65% 
FerratonBooks on May 26th: 81.52% 
Doyle New YorkPhotographs on June 14th: 81.08% 
Rago Arts and AuctionsCollectibles on June 9th: 80.56% 

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Christies The Birds of America; from Original Drawings. London: Published by the Author, 1827-1838. on June 14th Actual price: USD $9,650,000.
  2. Arenberg Auctions [Atlas maior, sive cosmographia blaviana, qua solum, salum, coelum, accuratissime describuntur]. Geographia, quae est cosmographiae Blaviana pars prima [...]. on May 26th Actual price: USD $708,000.
  3. Christies The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. on June 14th Actual price: USD $348,500.
  4. Christies AN IMPORTANT ILLUSTRATED MANUSCRIPT OF THE RAMAYANA OF TULSI DAS on June 12th Actual price: USD $282,625.
  5. Bonhams Autograph Musical Manuscript, 2 pp, oblong 4to (233 x 307 mm), [Vienna, early 1809,] ruled with 14-staves per page, on June 12th Actual price: USD $250,000.
  6. Bonhams Wetterkurzschlussel. [WKS. Weather short Signal Book]. Berlin: Oberkommando der Kriegsmarine, 1942. on June 12th Actual price: USD $225,000.
  7. Christies Comedies, Histories and Tragedies. Published according to the true Originall Copies. on June 14th Actual price: USD $175,000.
  8. Bonhams The Tragedie of Julius Caesar [Extracted from the First Folio]. [London: Isaac Jaggard..., 1623.] on June 12th Actual price: USD $175,000.
  9. Arenberg Auctions Horae. Use of Rome. Latin (and a few French rubrics). on May 26th Actual price: USD $162,250.
  10. Tajan RECUEIL DE QUATRE–VINGT CINQ ESTAMPES ORIGINALES on May 29th Actual price: USD $145,730.
  11. Arenberg Auctions "Les avantures de Telemaque fils d'Ulÿsse &c.". on May 26th Actual price: USD $128,325.
  12. Christies IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE CHANCERY DIVISION [...] BETWEEN JAMES PAUL McCARTNEY Plaintiff and JOHN ONO LENNON, GEORGE HARRISON[,] RICHARD STARKEY and APPLE CORPS LIMITED Defendants. on June 14th Actual price: USD $125,000.
  13. Christies BASKETBALL – An Olympic Gold Medal awarded for Basketball to George Louis Redlein (1885-1968), on June 14th Actual price: USD $125,000.
  14. Arader Galleries The First Part of the North American Pilot, for Newfoundland, Labradore, and the Gulf and River St. Laurence... [with] A New Edition, much enlarged, of the Second Part of the North American Pilot, for New England, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey,... on June 2nd Actual price: USD $124,440.
  15. Christies BIBLE, in English – The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments. on June 14th Actual price: USD $118,750.
  16. Arader Galleries Map of the British Empire in America with the French and Spanish Settlements adjacent Thereto. on June 2nd Actual price: USD $115,900.
  17. Christies Autograph manuscript signed ("Ch. Darwin"), titled "The Descent of Man," being a working draft in 12 lines with autograph cancellations and emendations on June 14th Actual price: USD $112,500.
  18. Bonhams [Vita et Fabulae], Latin prose version of Romulus, Franciscus Rinucius Aretinus, translator, et Fabulae, Lib. I-IV, with the metrical version of Anonymous Neveletti (i.e., Aesopus Moralisatus). [Basel: Jacob Wolff von Pforzheim, c.1489.] on June 12th Actual price: USD $106,250.
  19. Arader Galleries Louisiana Heron, Plate 217. on June 2nd Actual price: USD $103,700.
  20. Christies AN ILLUSTRATION FROM THE 'LARGE' GULER-BASOHLI BHAGAVATA PURANA SERIES: KRISHNA ATTACKED BY DHENUKASURA AS HIS COMPANIONS GATHER FRUIT on June 12th Actual price: USD $99,750.
  21. Christies A PRINCE AND A PRINCESS HOLDING FIREWORKS on June 12th Actual price: USD $99,750.
  22. Arader Galleries Map of the State of Georgia, Prepared from actual Surveys and other Documents for Eleazer Early. on June 2nd Actual price: USD $97,600.
  23. Christies Autograph manuscript signed ("Thomas Paine"), "Letter of Thomas Paine to Camille Jourdan," on June 14th Actual price: USD $93,750.
  24. Heritage Auctions William Henry Harrison: A Spectacular Large 1840 Silk Campaign Flag. on June 3rd Actual price: USD $87,500.
  25. Christies El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha. on June 14th Actual price: USD $81,250.



54 total sales reported this week:

Doyle New York. Photographs on June 14th: 81.08%
PBA Galleries. Rare Books and Manuscripts on June 14th: 68.78%
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Prints and Drawings on June 9th: 77.32%
Rago Arts and Auctions. Collectibles on June 9th: 80.56%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper on June 14th: 76.47%
Potomack Company. Postmaster General Collection & Other Estates Online Auction on June 7th: 49.15%
RR Auction. Fine Autographs & Artifacts - Internet bidstart 5/18 on June 13th: 56.32%
Il Ponte. Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints and Photographs on June 13th: 83.33%
ALDE. First Editions of the 19th and 20th Century on June 13th: 53.45%
Minerva Auctions Roma. Books, Autographs and Prints on June 12th: 47.33%
Bonhams. Fine Books and Manuscripts on June 12th: 62.94%
Christies. The Portland Audubon on June 14th: 100.00%
Christies. Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts - Including Americana on June 14th: 74.06%
Christies. Arts of India - Prints, Illustrations, Manuscripts on June 12th: 74.36%
Christies. South Asian Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints on June 12th: 88.89%
ALDE. Antiquarian and 19th Century Books - Natural History on June 11th: 55.92%
Michaans Auctions. Gallery Auction - Books, Prints, Photographs on June 9th: 69.05%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper on June 7th: 81.65%
Grays Auctioneers. Fine Art - Prints on June 6th: 58.33%
Nye & Company Auctioneers. June Estate Treasures: Printes on June 7th: 41.38%
PIASA. Editions: Prints, Illustrated Books, Multiples on June 6th: 54.90%
Grogan and Company. The Spring Auction - Prints and Books on June 3rd: 100.00%
De Baecque and Associes. Old and Modern Books on May 31st: 84.17%
Rossini. Online Book Auction - Internet bidstart 5/17 on May 30th: 38.21%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on June 12th: 77.38%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on June 5th: 79.25%
Adams Amsterdam Auctions. Fine Art 17th-20th Century - Prints, Photographs, Autographs on June 12th: 79.67%
Ferraton. Books on May 26th: 81.52%
National Book Auctions. Books on June 2nd: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 6/6 on June 12th: 98.57%
Aspire Auctions. Prints - Internet bidstart 5/25 on June 2nd: 94.03%
Alaska Auction. Prints and Books on May 31st: 86.49%
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Fine Auction - Books and Prints on June 2nd: 97.22%
Alaska Auction. Prints and Books - online only on May 30th: 94.25%
Chiswick Auctions. Modern First Editions, Illustrated Books & Limited Editions on May 30th: 76.55%
Charlton Hall. 89th Anniversary Sale on June 1st: 83.33%
Dorotheum . Graphic Prints on June 5th: 64.10%
Dorotheum . Art Photography on June 5th: 53.00%
Dorotheum . Autographs, Manuscripts and Certificates on June 4th: 66.08%
Morton Subastas. Prints & Multiples from United States, Latin America and Europe on June 4th: 14.58%
Swann Galleries. Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books on June 7th: 82.87%
Swann Galleries. Illustration Art on June 5th: 77.25%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 6/3 on June 10th: 98.97%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 5/13 on June 10th: 92.18%
Potomack Company. Fine Art and Antiques - Books, Prints on June 2nd: 100.00%
Minerva Auctions Roma. Photographs on May 30th: 38.65%
Arader Galleries. June 2018 Auction on June 2nd: 57.71%
Heritage Auctions. David and Janice Frent Collection of Presidential and Political Americana on June 3rd: 88.36%
Arenberg Auctions. Books, Maps, Prints on May 26th: 63.83%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. May Premier Auction - Books, Prints on May 15th: 100.00%
Tajan. Prints on May 29th: 67.52%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on June 2nd: 98.89%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 6/3 on June 10th: 92.86%

 


For the week ahead 33 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Jun. 18th
Aguttes. Neuilly-sur-Seine . 4 * Free Arts * Works and Correspondence. 323 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 97 lots

Tue. Jun. 19th
Lyon and Turnbull. Edinburgh. Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Photography. 434 lots
Stockholms Auktionsverk. Stockholm. Books, Maps and Manuscripts. 296 lots
Aguttes. Neuilly-sur-Seine . 6 • LITERATURE • WRITERS & POETS OF XIX TH -XX TH BY AGUTTES. 116 lots
Drouot Estimations. Paris. Aristophil 5 • Literature • Writers and Poets of the 19th and 20th Centuries. 96 lots
Winner's Auctions Ltd. Jerusalem. Letters by A. Einstein and Other Illustrious Personalities. 342 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 6/12. 424 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Books and Manuscripts. 175 lots

Wed. Jun. 20th
Bonhams. London. Fine Books and Manuscripts. 296 lots
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Printed Books, Maps and Documents. 505 lots
Aguttes. Neuilly-sur-Seine . 8 • MUSIC • FROM LULLY TO STRAVINSKY BY AGUTTES. 176 lots
Ader. PARIS. Music - The Aristophil Collection. 151 lots
University Archives. Westport. Fabulous Autographs, Rare Books and Relics. 266 lots

Thu. Jun. 21st
Swann Galleries. New York. Revolutionary & Presidential Americana from the Collection of William Wheeler III. 229 lots
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Fine and Decorative Arts - Prints, Books, etc..
RR Auction. Amherst. Sports - Internet Bidstart 6/14. 654 lots
Ader. PARIS. Photographs. 345 lots
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. CHILDREN'S & ILLUSTRATED BOOKS, MODERN FIRST EDITIONS, PRIVATE PRESS, TOYS & GAMES, ORIGINAL ILLUSTR. 366 lots

Fri. Jun. 22nd
Aguttes. Neuilly-sur-Seine . Ancient Books and Manuscripts.
Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH. Berlin-Schoneberg. Modern Contemporary Art, Modern Photography. 431 lots
Cowans Auctions. Cincinnati. American History: Live Salesroom Auction. 502 lots
Nosbüsch & Stucke. Berlin. Rare Books. 619 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Treasures from Pacific Shores - Numismatic, Mining, Americana, etc..

Sat. Jun. 23rd
Nosbüsch & Stucke. Berlin. Rare Books - Day 2. 798 lots
John McInnis Auctioneers. Amesbury. Unreserved Estate Sale.
National Book Auctions. Ithaca. Books.
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Treasures from Pacific Shores: Numismatics, Mining, & Americana - Day 2.

Sun. Jun. 24th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 5/27. 223 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 6/17.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 6/17.
Carlsen Gallery. Greenville, NY. Summer Sizzler Sale - Books and Prints.
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Treasures from Pacific Shores: Numismatics, Mining, & Americana - Day 3.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <b>Sotheby’s New York: Space Exploration. November 29, 2018</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Nov 29:</b> Apollo 9 — Flown Launch Abort Checklist. STORED IN LMP RUSTY SCHWEICKART'S SPACESUIT PRESSURE GARMENT ASSEMBLY POCKET THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE MISSION. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Nov 29:</b> Apollo 11 Check List Sheet Used on the Lunar Surface. THE FINAL STEPS TO ENABLE MEN TO WALK ON THE MOON. $50,000 to $80,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Nov 29:</b> Kennedy, John F.. TYPED MEMORANDUM SIGNED ("JOHN KENNEDY") AS THIRTY-FIFTH PRESIDENT, DISCUSSING THE SPACE RACE WITH NASA ADMINISTRATOR JAMES E. WEBB. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Nov 29:</b> VON BRAUN, WERNHER. "WHAT IS AN OPTIMUM PROGRAM?", 1960. HEAVILY ANNOTATED AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT BY WERNHER VON BRAUN, THE ARCHITECT OF THE AMERICAN SPACE PROGRAM. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Nov 29:</b> Very Large Earth Side Lunar Chart, Signed by 20th Century Surface Explorers. LANDING SITE NAME AND TOUCHDOWN DATE INSCRIPTIONS BY A MEMBER OF EVERY APOLLO LUNAR LANDING CREW. $25,000 to $35,000
  • <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>Sotheby’s New York: History of Science & Technology, Including the Nobel Prize and Papers of Richard P. Feynman. November 30, 2018</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Nov 30:</b> FEYNMAN, RICHARD P. "WORK OUT TR E-?A*I ...", CA 1959. Feynman’s operator calculus on a place mat from one of his favorite hangouts. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Nov 30:</b> FEYNMAN, RICHARD P. "[I] WOULD LIKE TO TALK ABOUT WHAT NEW Q.[UANTUM] ELECTR.[RODYNAMICS] PREDICTS....", 1948. Draft for an early, experimentally-motivated conference talk on QED. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Nov 30:</b> Hevelius, Johannis. <i>PRODROMUS ASTRONOMIÆ, EXHIBENS... NOVAS & CORRECTIORES TABULAS SOLARES....</i> GEDANI [DANZIG]: JOHANNIS-ZACHARIÆ STOLLII, 1690. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Nov 30:</b> Gallucci, Giovanni Paolo. <i>SPECULUM URANICUM IN QUO VERA LOCA OCTAVAE SPHAERAE</i>... VENICE: DAMIANUS ZENARUS, 1593. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Nov 30:</b> [Albert Einstein]. THE HOLY BIBLE. NEW YORK, [CIRCA 1930]. The only Bible signed and inscribed by Einstein to be offered at auction. $200,000 to $300,000
  • <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg, Rare Books Auction on November 26th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 26:</b><br>H. Schedel, <i>Buch der Chroniken,</i> 1493. Est: € 120,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 26:</b> Latin and Book of Hours, around 1500. Est: € 50,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 26:</b> Biblia latina, Koberger printing 1493. Est: € 4,000
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg, Rare Books Auction on November 26th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 26:</b><br>P. de Medina, <i>Libro de grandezas,</i> 1549. Est: € 6,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 26:</b><br>C. J. Trew, <i>Plantae selectae,</i> 1750-73. Est: € 28,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 26:</b><br>A. de Laborde, <i>Voyage pittoresque,</i> 1806-20. Est: € 8,000
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg, Rare Books Auction on November 26th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 26:</b><br>G. Klimt, <i>Eine Nachlese,</i> 1931.<br>Est: € 10,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 26:</b><br>W. Kandinsky, <i>Klänge,</i> 1913.<br>Est: € 20,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 26:</b><br>F. Léger, <i>Les illuminations,</i> 1949.<br>Est: € 2,000
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg, Rare Books Auction on November 26th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 26:</b> Master binding by E. Maylander, 1945. Est: € 1,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 26:</b> Master binding by G. Cretté, 1934. Est: € 6,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 26:</b><br>S. Dalí, <i>Après 50 ans des surréalisme,</i> 1974. Est: € 8,000
  • <b>Sotheby’s Paris: Livres et Manuscrits. November 21, 2018</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Nov, 21:</b> ANDRÉ BRETON, <i>La Lampe dans l’horloge.</i> Paris, Robert Marin, 1948. Binding by Rose Adler, dated 1959. €15,000 to €20,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Nov, 21:</b> ARTHUR RIMBAUD, <i>Une Saison en enfer.</i> Bruxelles, Alliance typographique, 1873. Binding by Rose Adler. €25,000 to €35,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Nov, 21:</b> TRISTAN TZARA, <i>La Bonne heure.</i> Paris, Raymond Jacquet 1955. Binding by Rose Adler, dated 1958. €8,000 to €12,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris: Livres et Manuscrits. November 21, 2018</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Nov, 21:</b> PIERRE REVERDY, <i>La Lucarne ovale.</i> Paris, 1916. Binding by Rose Adler, dated 1949. €20,000 to €30,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Nov, 21:</b> RENÉ CHAR, PABLO PICASSO, <i>Le Marteau sans maître and Moulin Premier.</i> 1927-1935. Paris, José Corti, 1945. Binding by Rose Adler, dated 1947. €20,000 to €30,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Nov, 21:</b> MARCEL PROUST, Friendly correspondence to the count Louis Gautier-Vignal. 1914-1921. €20,000 to €30,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris: Livres et Manuscrits. November 21, 2018</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Nov, 21:</b> JEAN COCTEAU, Portrait of the Baron de Charlus, circa 1921-1923. Original drawing signed. €7,000 to €10,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Nov, 21:</b> PAUL ÉLUARD, JOAN MIRÓ, <i>À toute épreuve.</i> Genève, Gérald Cramer, 1958. First illustrated edition. €15,000 to €25,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Nov, 21:</b> PAUL VERLAINE, PIERRE BONNARD, <i>Parallèlement.</i> Paris, Imprimerie nationale, Ambroise Vollard, 1900. €15,000 to €25,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Nov, 21:</b> GUILLAUME APOLLINAIRE, ANDRÉ DERAIN, <i>L’Enchanteur pourrissant.</i> Paris, Henry Kahnweiler, 1909. €30,000 to €50,000
  • <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> KNIGHT, HILARY. The Original Portrait of Eloise that Hung at the Plaza Hotel. $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> WARHOL, ANDY. "Iced Lemon Delight," an Original Watercolor Presented to Hilary Knight's cat, Phoebe $8,000 to 12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> SENDAK, MAURICE. <i>Where the Wild Things Are.</i> PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED with drawing to Hilary Knight in the month following publication. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> NOLAND, KENNETH. Original circle painting, untitled, acrylic and ink on cloth, for cover of monograph $8,000 to 12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> TOULOUSE-LAUTREC. <i>Histoires Naturelles,</i> 1899. With 22 original lithographs. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>A Collection of Poems,</i> [1711]. The first authoritative and complete collected Sonnets.$15,000 to 20,000
    <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> LONDON, JACK. <i>The Call of the Wild.</i> 1903. First edition, first state jacket. $2,000 to 3,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> FROST, ROBERT. Autograph Manuscript of "Build Soil," 12 pp, 1932-1936. $15,000 to 20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> GOULD, GLENN. Glenn Gould's extensively annotated copy of Bach's Goldberg Variations $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> PLATH, SYLVIA. EARLY Autograph Letter Signed, about her beginnings as a writer, Northampton, MA, 1951. $7,000 to 10,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> HOUDINI, HARRY. A collection of 11 cast iron shackle and lock items from Houdini's personal collection. $20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> M4 ENGIMA MACHINE, with very rare RARE HYDRA KEY ENVELOPE. $400,000 to 600,000