• <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>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.
  • <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

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Rare Book Hub: 26 Auctions Archived, another 39 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday 13 October 2018 24 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 8 denominated in euros, 1 in British pounds, and 15 in US dollars.  Turnover was $11,807,382 as 6,218 lots were offered and 4,842 sold for a 78% success rate.

 

For the week ahead 39 auctions are scheduled.

 

3 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

SothebysLibrary R. & BL VII, 19th century (1840-1898). Original editions - Journals - Letters and autograph on October 9th: $3,998,624 
ChristiesPhotographs on October 5th: $3,297,563 
ChristiesAn American Journey: The Diann G. and Thomas A. Mann Collection of Photographic Masterworks on October 5th: $2,470,000 



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

Binoche et Giquello19TH CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE MIDDLE-EAST AND ETHNIC JEWELLERY - ONLINE AUCTION - bidstart 9/18 on October 1st: 286.99% 
De Baecque and AssociesPosters - Prints on October 5th: 142.08% 
SothebysLibrary R. & BL VII, 19th century (1840-1898). Original editions - Journals - Letters and autograph on October 9th: 119.05% 

  

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Christies Identical twins, Roselle, N.J., 1966 on October 5th Actual price: USD $732,500.
  2. Sothebys LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE À SA SŒUR ISABELLE, SIGNÉE, DATÉE MARSEILLE LE 10 JUILLET 1891 on October 9th Actual price: USD $465,750.
  3. Christies Woman in Moroccan Palace (Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn), Marrakech, 1951 on October 5th Actual price: USD $372,500.
  4. Christies Memphis, 1972 on October 5th Actual price: USD $372,500.
  5. Christies The Terminal, New York, 1893 on October 5th Actual price: USD $225,000.
  6. Sothebys LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE À SA MÈRE ET À SA SŒUR, SIGNÉE RIMBAUD, DATÉE MARSEILLE VENDREDI 23 MAI 1891 [SIC POUR LE JEUDI 21 MAI 1891], on October 9th Actual price: USD $201,250.
  7. Christies Pepper No. 30, 1930 on October 5th Actual price: USD $187,500.
  8. Christies White Angel Bread Line, San Francisco, 1933 on October 5th Actual price: USD $175,000.
  9. Christies Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California, 1936 on October 5th Actual price: USD $162,500.
  10. Sothebys LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE SIGNÉE À SA FAMILLE, DATÉE DE ADEN LE 10 SEPTEMBRE 1884. on October 9th Actual price: USD $143,750.
  11. Sothebys [LE TOMBEAU D’EDGAR POE]. POÈME AUTOGRAPHE SIGNÉ DU MONOGRAMME SM [VERS 1889], AVEC ENVOI À EDMUND GOSSE on October 9th Actual price: USD $126,500.
  12. Sothebys LES CHANTS DE MALDOROR. on October 9th Actual price: USD $126,500.
  13. Christies Magnolia Blossom, 1925 on October 5th Actual price: USD $125,000.
  14. Christies Allie Mae Burroughs, Hale County, Alabama, 1936 on October 5th Actual price: USD $125,000.
  15. Christies Fort Peck Dam, Montana, 1936 on October 5th Actual price: USD $125,000.
  16. Sothebys [AURÉLIA]. MANUSCRIT AUTOGRAPHE, on October 9th Actual price: USD $117,875.
  17. Christies Nude, 1934 on October 5th Actual price: USD $112,500.
  18. Christies Roadside Stand near Birmingham, Alabama, 1936 on October 5th Actual price: USD $112,500.
  19. Christies Industrial Study No. 2, 1935 on October 5th Actual price: USD $106,250.
  20. Christies Two Sisters, 1928 on October 5th Actual price: USD $100,000.
  21. Christies Jpeg NY06, 2005 on October 5th Actual price: USD $81,250.
  22. Christies Frozen Foods, New York, 1977 on October 5th Actual price: USD $81,250.
  23. Christies Blind Woman, New York, 1916 on October 5th Actual price: USD $75,000.
  24. Sothebys LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE À SA SŒUR ISABELLE, SIGNÉE RD, DATÉE MARSEILLE 29 JUIN . on October 9th Actual price: USD $71,875.
  25. Sothebys LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE À SA SŒUR ISABELLE, SIGNÉE RIMBAUD, DATÉE MARSEILLE LE 24 JUIN 1891. on October 9th Actual price: USD $71,875.

 

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

Leland Little Auctions. The Collection of NOA Living presented by Leland Little Auctions and Iron Horse Auction Co. - Poster on October 5th: 100.00%
National Book Auctions. Select Language?? Books and Ephemera – Americana, Indians, Polar Exploration, Civil War, etc. on September 30th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 9/30 on October 7th: 99.33%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 10/2 on October 9th: 98.33%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 9/30 on October 7th: 97.76%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on October 6th: 95.18%
Alaska Auction. Prints, Advertising on October 4th: 95.08%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 9/9 on October 7th: 93.68%
Forum Auctions in Italy. NO RESERVE Online Sale: A Bibliophile's Bibliographic Library on October 10th: 92.93%
Binoche et Giquello. 19TH CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE MIDDLE-EAST AND ETHNIC JEWELLERY - ONLINE AUCTION - bidstart 9/18 on October 1st: 86.54%
De Baecque and Associes. Posters - Prints on October 5th: 84.70%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Maps and Atlases on October 11th: 84.24%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on October 9th: 83.78%
Case Antiques, Inc.. Books, Prints on October 6th: 80.81%


24 total sales reported this week:

RR Auction. Autographs and Artifacts - Internet bidstart 9/26 on October 10th: 62.13%
PBA Galleries. Rare Golf Books & Memorabilia on October 11th: 64.10%
Case Antiques, Inc.. Books, Prints on October 6th: 80.81%
Dorotheum . October Auction - Modern Prints on October 11th: 54.90%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Maps and Atlases on October 11th: 84.24%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 10/2 on October 9th: 98.33%
Binoche et Giquello. 19TH CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE MIDDLE-EAST AND ETHNIC JEWELLERY - ONLINE AUCTION - bidstart 9/18 on October 1st: 86.54%
Forum Auctions in Italy. NO RESERVE Online Sale: A Bibliophile's Bibliographic Library on October 10th: 92.93%
Sothebys. Library R. & BL VII, 19th century (1840-1898). Original editions - Journals - Letters and autograph on October 9th: 71.25%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 9/9 on October 7th: 93.68%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on October 9th: 83.78%
Pandolfini. Works on Paper: 15th-19th Century - Prints on October 3rd: 40.00%
Alaska Auction. Prints, Advertising on October 4th: 95.08%
Christies. Photographs on October 5th: 66.30%
Christies. An American Journey: The Diann G. and Thomas A. Mann Collection of Photographic Masterworks on October 5th: 54.69%
Leland Little Auctions. The Collection of NOA Living presented by Leland Little Auctions and Iron Horse Auction Co. - Poster on October 5th: 100.00%
De Baecque and Associes. Old and Modern Books on September 28th: 51.59%
De Baecque and Associes. Posters - Prints on October 5th: 84.70%
Winter Associates. Prints on October 1st: 78.57%
National Book Auctions. Select Language?? Books and Ephemera – Americana, Indians, Polar Exploration, Civil War, etc. on September 30th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 9/30 on October 7th: 99.33%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 9/30 on October 7th: 97.76%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on October 6th: 95.18%
J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS LLC. Printed Music on October 6th: 22.72%


For the week ahead 39 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Oct. 15th
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 88 lots
Sothebys. New York. Gallison Hall: The James F. Scott Collection. 33 lots

Tue. Oct. 16th
Swann Galleries. New York. Early Printed, Medical, Scientific and Travel Books. 276 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Geography. 193 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 10/9. 720 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Miscellanea. 219 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Literature, Children's Books. 182 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Manuscripts, Incunables, Theology, Paper Antiquities. 283 lots

Wed. Oct. 17th
Chiswick Auctions. London. Printed Books: Travel, Natural History, Sporting & Sciences. 283 lots
ALDE. Paris. Library of an Amateur - Modern Illustrated Books and Bindings. 363 lots
Purcell Auctioneers. Birr. Autumn Book Sale.
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Art and Architecture Around the World. 121 lots
Sothebys. London. The Midas Touch - John Keats Book. 1 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Ed Asner Family Center Fundraiser Internet Comic Art -Online bidstart 10/3. 68 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Collection National Economy and State Philosophy. 1032 lots

Thu. Oct. 18th
Swann Galleries. New York. Artists and Amateurs: Photographs and Photobooks. 432 lots
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Cape Town. Books - Internet Bidstart 10/11. 462 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Fine Literature & Poetry. 558 lots
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. Photographs by Josef Sudek. 142 lots
Charlton Hall. West Columbia, SC. Estates and Private Collections - Day 1. 38 lots
Tajan. Paris. Books and Manuscripts. 183 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Fall Sports Memorabilia. 1530 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Cornucopia of Collectibles.
RR Auction. Amherst. Space and Aviation - Internet bidstart 10/11. 694 lots
Sothebys. New York. Prints and Multiples. 442 lots
Sothebys. Paris. The Collection of Renand-Chapet. 7 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Modern Literature and Art Documentation. 742 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Autographs. 476 lots

Fri. Oct. 19th
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. Autographs/Historic Manuscripts. 217 lots
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Fine and Decorative Arts - Prints, Books, etc.. 107 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Cornucopia of Collectibles- 2018 October Auction - session 2.
Charlton Hall. West Columbia, SC. Estates and Private Collections - Day 2.

Sat. Oct. 20th
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Cleveland. Fine Art - Prints. 182 lots
Potter and Potter Auctions. Chicago. Houdiniana. 244 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Cornucopia of Collectibles- 2018 October Auction - session 3.

Sun. Oct. 21st
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 10/14.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 10/14.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 9/23. 280 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Cornucopia of Collectibles- 2018 October Auction - session 4.

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>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>Christie’s Paris, Nov 20:</b> GAZA, Theodorus. <i>Introductivae grammatices libriquatuor.</i> Venice: Aldus Manutius, 25 December 1495. €40,000 to 50,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, Nov 20:</b> MACHIAVELLI, Niccolo. <i>Historie di Nicolo Machiavegli cittadino, et segretario fiorentino</i>... Rome: Antonio Blado, 25 March 1532. €15,000 to 20,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, Nov 20:</b> BELLMER, Hans -- ELUARD, Paul. <i>Les Jeux de la Poupée. Illustrés de textes par Paul Eluard.</i> Paris : les Editions Premieres, 1949. €30,000 to 40,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, Nov 20:</b> [BONNARD, Pierre] - VERLAINE, Paul. <i>Parallèlement.</i> Paris : Imprimerie nationale & Ambroise Vollard, 1900. €30,000 to 40,000
  • <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>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>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