• <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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Rare Book Hub: 32 Auctions Archived, another 34 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday, 23 June 2018, 32 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 9 denominated in euros, 5 in British pounds, and 18 in US dollars.  Turnover was $21,131,191 as 11,107 lots were offered and 9,056 sold for an 82% success rate.  It was another strong week.

 

3 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 


AguttesAguttes Neuilly 2 • ORIGIN (S) • WRITING IN THE MIDDLE AGES AND RENAISSANCE on June 17th: $11,614,137 
BonhamsFine Books and Manuscripts on June 20th: $1,733,833 
Heritage AuctionsAnimation Art on June 17th: $1,416,432 



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

Leland Little AuctionsA Single-Owner Collection of Cypriot History & Culture on June 15th: 1235.19% 
AguttesAguttes Neuilly 2 • ORIGIN (S) • WRITING IN THE MIDDLE AGES AND RENAISSANCE on June 17th: 145.05% 
Keys Fine Arts AuctioneersBooks, Maps, Prints and Ephemera on June 15th: 144.82% 
OSENAT20th Century Spirit on May 26th: 142.27% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsThe Magic Collection of David Baldwin, Part II on June 16th: 106.44% 
BonhamsFine Books and Manuscripts on June 20th: 104.70% 
Christian Hesse AuktionenSpring Auction - Books, Autographs, Prints on May 26th: 104.10% 
Bruun RasmussenBooks and Manuscripts on June 19th: 101.21% 


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

Leland Little AuctionsImportant Summer Auction on June 16th: 100.00% 
Leland Little AuctionsA Single-Owner Collection of Cypriot History & Culture on June 15th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 6/10 on June 17th: 99.48% 
Heritage AuctionsAnimation Art on June 17th: 99.30% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 6/10 on June 17th: 96.42% 
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 6/12 on June 19th: 95.28% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on June 16th: 95.00% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsGambling Memorabilia - Books, Cards, Ephemera on May 19th: 94.30% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsThe Magic Collection of David Baldwin, Part II on June 16th: 92.43% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 5/20 on June 17th: 91.95% 
Swann GalleriesRevolutionary & Presidential Americana from the Collection of William Wheeler III on June 21st: 89.96% 
Bruun RasmussenBooks and Manuscripts on June 19th: 89.71% 
BonhamsFine Books and Manuscripts on June 20th: 87.50% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsSpring Magic Auction - Books, Posters, Prints, Letters, Photos on April 28th: 85.90% 
OSENAT20th Century Spirit on May 26th: 85.71% 
AguttesAguttes Neuilly 2 • ORIGIN (S) • WRITING IN THE MIDDLE AGES AND RENAISSANCE on June 17th: 84.44% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPrinted Books, Maps and Documents on June 20th: 83.56% 
Keys Fine Arts AuctioneersBooks, Maps, Prints and Ephemera on June 15th: 81.70% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on June 19th: 81.44% 
Clars Auction GalleryJune 17th Fine Art - Prints on June 17th: 80.56% 

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Aguttes HEURES PETAU LIVRE D'HEURES À L'USAGE DE ROME on June 17th Actual price: USD $4,976,400.
  2. Aguttes GRANDES HEURES DE GALEAZZO MARIA SFORZA LIVRE D'HEURES, À L'USAGE DE ROME on June 17th Actual price: USD $2,563,600.
  3. Aguttes CANZONIERE; TRIOMPHES;LEONARDO BRUNI, VITA PETRARCAE; PETRARQUE, NOTES SUR LAURE on June 17th Actual price: USD $693,680.
  4. Aguttes EPISTRES D'OVIDE (TRADUCTION DE CINQ DES HÉROIDES D'OVIDE) [SUIVI DE] TROIS POÈMES (L'EPITAFFE DE FEUE MADAME DE BALSAC on June 17th Actual price: USD $678,600.
  5. Aguttes LIVRE D'HEURES (À L'USAGE DE PARIS) on June 17th Actual price: USD $377,000.
  6. Aguttes ATLAS NAUTIQUE DE LA MÉDITERRANÉE COMPORTANT 10 CARTES MARINES on June 17th Actual price: USD $301,600.
  7. Artcurial Correspondance illustrée à une jeune femme : manuscrit autographe signé et aquarelles originales. on June 16th Actual price: USD $278,980.
  8. Aguttes CATHOLICON MAYENCE, COMPOSÉ PAR JOHANNES GUTENBERG, on June 17th Actual price: USD $241,882.
  9. Aguttes PARZIVAL [STRASBOURG], [JOHANN MENTELIN], 1477ET ESCHENBACH (WOLFRAM VON) (PSEUDO-) [ALBRECHT VON SCHARFENBERG]TITUREL on June 17th Actual price: USD $219,893.
  10. Christian Hesse Auktionen Eigenhändiges Manuskript »Skizze zur Einleitung für Richard und Samuel«. [Prag, 14. XI.1911]. Ein gefalztes Doppelblatt und ein Einzelblatt, beide beidseitig beschrieben, zusammen sechs Seiten. on May 26th Actual price: USD $208,800.
  11. Aguttes DECAMERONE [SUIVI DE] HIERONYMUS SQARZAFICUS: VITA DI BOCCACCIO (EN ITALIEN) on June 17th Actual price: USD $197,903.
  12. Aguttes LE RECUEIL DES HYSTOIRES TROYENNES on June 17th Actual price: USD $175,914.
  13. Aguttes Le premier [-second] volume de Vincent Miroir hystorial [suivi de] Le troisiesme [-quatriesme... -cinquiesme] volume de vincent miroir hystorial.Paris, Nicolas Couteau pour Jean Petit, Galliot du Pré, Gilles de Gourmont, 16 mars 1531. on June 17th Actual price: USD $161,255.
  14. Bonhams The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life on June 20th Actual price: USD $138,600.
  15. Aguttes CHARTE IMPÉRIALE DE L'ABBAYE DE CORBIE En latin, manuscrit sur parchemin, on June 17th Actual price: USD $120,640.
  16. Aguttes GENEALOGIAE DEORUM GENTILIUM [DE LA GÉNÉALOGIE DES DIEUX]VENISE, VINDELINUS DE SPIRA, 1472 on June 17th Actual price: USD $109,946.
  17. Bonhams 23 photographs, chiefly of India on June 20th Actual price: USD $92,400.
  18. Aguttes DE CLARIS MULIERIBUS [DES FEMMES CÉLÈBRES] ED. ALBERTUS DE PLACENTIA ET AUGUSTINUS DE CASALI MAIORI on June 17th Actual price: USD $92,355.
  19. Bonhams A Map of the British Empire in America, with the French and Spanish Settlements Adjacent Thereto on June 20th Actual price: USD $90,750.
  20. Aguttes Lettre signée «Jehan», Windsor 26 novembre, à son fils on June 17th Actual price: USD $88,972.
  21. Aguttes Essais de Messire Michel Seigneur de Montaigne, Chevalier de l'Ordre du Roy, & Gentil-homme ordinaire de sa Chambre, Maire & Gouverneur de Bourdeaus. on June 17th Actual price: USD $83,559.
  22. Aguttes HYPNEROTOMACHIA POLIPHILI, UBI HUMANA OMNIA NON NISI SOMNIUM ESSE DOCET, ATQUE OBITER PLURIMA SCITU SANE QUAM DIGNA COMMEMORAT.VENISE, ALDE MANUCE, DÉCEMBRE 1499 on June 17th Actual price: USD $80,627.
  23. Bonhams Harry Potter & the Philosopher's Stone on June 20th Actual price: USD $74,250.
  24. Aguttes LIVRE D'HEURES (À L'USAGE DE PARIS) on June 17th Actual price: USD $70,876.
  25. Winner's Auctions Ltd Very Large Manuscript. Halachic Decisions Organized per the Arba Turim and Other Works. 16th Century Italy on June 19th Actual price: USD $70,760.



32 total sales reported this week:

Swann Galleries. Revolutionary & Presidential Americana from the Collection of William Wheeler III on June 21st: 89.96%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps and Documents on June 20th: 83.56%
Lyon and Turnbull. Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Photography on June 19th: 73.50%
Aguttes. Aguttes Neuilly 2 • ORIGIN (S) • WRITING IN THE MIDDLE AGES AND RENAISSANCE on June 17th: 84.44%
OSENAT. Automobilia on June 17th: 64.81%
Clars Auction Gallery. June 17th Fine Art - Prints on June 17th: 80.56%
Bonhams. Fine Books and Manuscripts on June 20th: 87.50%
Potter and Potter Auctions. Gambling Memorabilia - Books, Cards, Ephemera on May 19th: 94.30%
Potter and Potter Auctions. The Magic Collection of David Baldwin, Part II on June 16th: 92.43%
Artcurial. Aristophil Collections: Postal History - Heros of Aviation on June 16th: 18.42%
Leland Little Auctions. Important Summer Auction on June 16th: 100.00%
Leland Little Auctions. A Single-Owner Collection of Cypriot History & Culture on June 15th: 100.00%
Kestenbaum and Company. Judaica - Books, Manuscripts, Letters on June 14th: 54.11%
Bruun Rasmussen. Books and Manuscripts on June 19th: 89.71%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on June 19th: 81.44%
Chiswick Auctions. Modern First Editions, Illustrated Books & Limited Editions on May 30th: 76.11%
Winner's Auctions Ltd. Letters by A. Einstein and Other Illustrious Personalities on June 19th: 69.30%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 6/12 on June 19th: 95.28%
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 4/19 on April 26th: 52.22%
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 6/7 PREVIEW on June 14th: 39.64%
Aste Bolaffi. Rare Books and Autographs on June 14th: 74.64%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 5/20 on June 17th: 91.95%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 6/10 on June 17th: 96.42%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on June 16th: 95.00%
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Books, Maps, Prints and Ephemera on June 15th: 81.70%
Pierre Berge and Associes. Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints and Photographs on June 14th: 36.36%
Christian Hesse Auktionen. Spring Auction - Books, Autographs, Prints on May 26th: 69.63%
OSENAT. 20th Century Spirit on May 26th: 85.71%
Potter and Potter Auctions. Spring Magic Auction - Books, Posters, Prints, Letters, Photos on April 28th: 85.90%
Clars Auction Gallery. Art - PrintsJune 16th Fine Art, Furniture, Asian Art, Jewelry Auction - Prints, Photos, Books on June 16th: 73.60%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 6/10 on June 17th: 99.48%
Heritage Auctions. Animation Art on June 17th: 99.30%

 

For the week ahead 34 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Jun. 25th
Winter Associates. Plainville, CT . Americana, Nautical, ... Prints and Books. 24 lots
Mayfair Book Auctions. Mayfair, London. The first Mayfair Book Auctions sale, comprising architecture, natural history, travel, religion, hi. 70 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Treasures from Pacific Shores: Numismatics, Mining, & Americana - Day 4. 637 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 75 lots

Tue. Jun. 26th
Bonhams. London. Prints and Multiples. 164 lots
ALDE. Paris. Autographs, Letters and Manuscripts. 248 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Editions and Works on Paper. 249 lots
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Chadds Ford, PA . Summer Quarterly Auction - Prints. 45 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Treasures from Pacific Shores: Numismatics, Mining, & Americana - Day 5. 555 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 6/19. 434 lots

Wed. Jun. 27th
Dorotheum . Vienna. Books and Decorative Prints. 496 lots
Heritage Auctions. Hong Kong. HKINF World Currency Signature Auction. 728 lots
Thomson Roddick Auctioneers & Valuers. Carlisle. Antiquarian and Collectable Books. 268 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Artsy: Modern Icons. 26 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Auction of Ancient and Contemporary Books from the Collection of a Bibliophile.

Thu. Jun. 28th
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper.
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Art & Illustration, with Asian & Asian-American Material. 364 lots
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Photography.
PosterConnection Inc.. Clayton. Affordable Posters. 329 lots
Soler Y Llach. Barcelona. Books, Maps and Manuscripts. 985 lots
Robert Siegel Galleries. New York. LIVE INTERNET BIDDING AT STAMP AUCTION NETWORK The Kilbourne Collection of CSA Stamps and Postal Hi. 367 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. The Significant Letter Collection of Victor Niederhoffer - Internet bidstart 6/22. 132 lots
Alaska Auction. Anchorage. Books, Prints, Photographs.

Fri. Jun. 29th
Neret Minet and Tessier. Paris. Exhibition Posters.

Sat. Jun. 30th
OSENAT. FONTAINEBLEAU. Historical Books. 71 lots
Vermot de Pas. Paris. Comic Strips, Original Plates and Japanese Animation. 982 lots
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Prints and Multiples.
Goldberg Coins and Collectibles. LOS ANGELES. Collectibles, Space Memorabilia. 665 lots
Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen. 75172 Pforzheim. Rare Books. 4290 lots
North American Auction Company. Bozeman. Montana Saddlery, Western, Bear Trap & Antique Auction. 69 lots

Sun. Jul. 1st
OSENAT. FONTAINEBLEAU. The Empire, Historical Memories. 55 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 6/3. 200 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 6/24.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 6/24.

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