• <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Charles Darwin on sexuality and the transmission of hereditary characteristics: Autograph Letter Signed to Lawson Tait. Down, 17 January [1877].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> MILTON, JOHN. <i>Paradise Lost. A Poem written in ten books.</i> London: 1667. A very rare example with the contemporary binding untouched and with a 1667 title page.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Hamilton secures the ratification of the Constitution: <i>The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, assembled at Poughkeespsie, on the 17th June, 1788.</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> The social contract “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains”: ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. <i>Principes du Droit Politique [Du Contract Social]</i>. Amsterdam: Michel Rey, 1762
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> “The first English textbook on geometrical land-measurement and surveying”: BENESE, RICHARD. <i>This Boke Sheweth the Maner of Measurynge All Maner of Lande…</i>
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</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>Sotheby’s London: Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts and Continental and Russian Books.<br>July 3, 2018</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London, July 3:</b> The Breviary of Marie (1344-1404), Duchess of Bar, Daughter of Bonne of Luxembourg and King John II (the Good) of France, Franciscan Use, in Latin with a few rubrics in French [France (Paris), c.1360]. £500,000 to £700,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London, July 3:</b> John Chrysostom, Homilies on Matthew’s Gospel, in Greek [Byzantine Empire (Constantinople), late 9th century]. £200,000 to £300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London, July 3:</b> Bible, with prologues and interpretations of Hebrew Names, in Latin [France (Paris), c.1250]. £80,000 to £120,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London: Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts and Continental and Russian Books.<br>July 3, 2018</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London, July 3:</b> Euclides. Elementa Geometriae [Translated by Adelardus Bathoniensis, Edited by Johannes Campanus]. Vicenza: Leonardus Achates de Basilea and Guilielmus de Papia, [13 May Or 20 June] 1491. £40,000 to £60,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London, July 3:</b> Apocalypsis Sancti Johannis. Single Leaf from a Block Book [Schreiber's Edition III]. [The Netherlands, C. 1465-1470]. £15,000 to £20,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London, July 3:</b> Seneca, Lucius Annaeus. Opera Philosophica. Epistolae [Edited by Blasius Romerus]. Treviso: Bernardus De Colonia, 1478. £20,000 to £30,000
  • <b>Sotheby’s Online, June 18 - 28:</b> Lewis, Meriwether, and William Clark. <i>History of the Expedition Under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark, To the Sources of the Missouri…</i> 1814, first edition. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, June 18 - 28:</b> Poe, Edgar Allan. <i>Tales.</i> New York: Wiley And Putnam, 1845. First edition, first printing, first issue. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, June 18 - 28:</b> Dürer, Albrecht, and Johann Stabius. [Map of the World as a Sphere.] [Vienna,] 1781 (From Woodblocks Cut In 1515). $120,000 to $180,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, June 18 - 28:</b> Ferdinand, Franz — Lala Deen Dayal [Photographer]. VISIT OF H.I. & H.R. THE ARCHDUKE FRANZ FERDINAND OF AUSTRIA ESTE TO HYDERABAD (DECCAN), JANUARY 1893. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, June 18 - 28:</b> Lincoln, Abraham. Manuscript Letter Signed ("Yours Truly A. Lincoln") as Sixteenth President to Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles Regarding William Johnson. $200,000 to $300,000

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No Sale Number Auction House Sale Name Date of Auction Archived Date Total Lots Lots Sold % Lots Sold CURR Exch. Rate Low Est. Lots Sold High Est. Lots Sold High Est. All Lots Total Sales Total Sales In $ % Total Sales / High Est.
1 #2483 Swann Galleries Revolutionary & Presidential Americana from the Collection of William Wheeler III June 21, 2018 June 22, 2018 229 206 89.96% USD 1.0 422,900.00 632,750.00 724,650.00 528,044.00 528,044.00 72.87%
2 #62018 Dominic Winter Book Auctions Printed Books, Maps and Documents June 20, 2018 June 22, 2018 505 422 83.56% GBP 1.33 88,790.00 131,810.00 188,030.00 182,172.00 240,467.04 96.88%
3 #24634 Bonhams Fine Books and Manuscripts June 20, 2018 June 22, 2018 296 259 87.50% GBP 1.33 555,100.00 818,500.00 1,254,500.00 1,313,510.00 1,733,833.20 104.70%
4 #525 Lyon and Turnbull Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Photography June 19, 2018 June 22, 2018 434 319 73.50% GBP 1.33 177,890.00 252,160.00 378,690.00 277,242.00 365,959.44 73.21%
5 #141825 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 6/12 June 19, 2018 June 20, 2018 424 404 95.28% USD 1.0 66,278.00 96,762.00 104,412.00 63,376.40 63,376.40 60.70%
6 #1825b Bruun Rasmussen Books and Manuscripts June 19, 2018 June 21, 2018 175 157 89.71% EUR 1.16 78,274.00 109,556.00 140,141.00 141,833.75 164,527.15 101.21%
7 #108 Winner's Auctions Ltd Letters by A. Einstein and Other Illustrious Personalities June 19, 2018 June 20, 2018 342 237 69.30% USD 1.0 213,300.00 589,400.00 1,358,500.00 476,067.00 476,067.00 35.04%
8 #1825a Bruun Rasmussen Prints June 18, 2018 June 21, 2018 97 79 81.44% EUR 1.16 27,863.00 31,693.00 40,377.00 30,822.50 35,754.10 76.34%
9 #61718 Clars Auction Gallery June 17th Fine Art - Prints June 17, 2018 June 22, 2018 36 29 80.56% USD 1.0 28,700.00 45,600.00 57,100.00 28,223.25 28,223.25 49.43%
10 #56545 OSENAT Automobilia June 17, 2018 June 22, 2018 54 35 64.81% EUR 1.16 9,210.00 13,501.00 21,056.00 14,483.00 16,800.28 68.78%
11 #151824 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 5/20 June 17, 2018 June 19, 2018 236 217 91.95% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 52,307.00 52,307.00
12 #121824 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 6/10 June 17, 2018 June 19, 2018 770 766 99.48% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 274,963.80 274,963.80
13 #161824 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 6/10 June 17, 2018 June 19, 2018 447 431 96.42% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 33,765.00 33,765.00
14 #91985 Aguttes Aguttes Neuilly 2 • ORIGIN (S) • WRITING IN THE MIDDLE AGES AND RENAISSANCE June 17, 2018 June 22, 2018 45 38 84.44% EUR 1.16 3,440,600.00 5,367,600.00 6,902,600.00 10,012,187.00 11,614,136.92 145.05%
15 #665 Leland Little Auctions Important Summer Auction - Prints and Books June 16, 2018 June 21, 2018 60 60 100.00% USD 1.0 37,600.00 77,000.00 77,000.00 72,216.00 72,216.00 93.79%
16 #61618 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper June 16, 2018 June 19, 2018 180 171 95.00% USD 1.0 66,500.00 123,175.00 127,275.00 36,221.50 36,221.50 28.46%
17 #61 Potter and Potter Auctions The Magic Collection of David Baldwin, Part II June 16, 2018 June 22, 2018 185 171 92.43% USD 1.0 52,400.00 82,300.00 87,800.00 93,456.00 93,456.00 106.44%
18 #61618 Clars Auction Gallery June 16th Fine Art - Prints, Photos, Books June 16, 2018 June 19, 2018 125 92 73.60% USD 1.0 18,800.00 32,350.00 42,200.00 20,037.60 20,037.60 47.48%
19 #3864 Artcurial Aristophil Collections: Postal History - Heros of Aviation June 16, 2018 June 21, 2018 76 14 18.42% EUR 1.16 335,500.00 471,500.00 2,772,000.00 497,811.00 577,460.76 17.96%
20 #7193 Heritage Auctions Animation Art June 16, 2018 June 19, 2018 1144 1136 99.30% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,416,432.40 1,416,432.40
21 #707 Leland Little Auctions A Single-Owner Collection of Cypriot History & Culture June 15, 2018 June 21, 2018 74 74 100.00% USD 1.0 2,170.00 2,170.00 2,170.00 26,803.70 26,803.70 1235.19%
22 #76 Kestenbaum and Company Judaica - Books, Manuscripts, Letters June 14, 2018 June 21, 2018 414 224 54.11% USD 1.0 406,480.00 590,670.00 1,101,950.00 630,812.50 630,812.50 57.25%
23 #92233 Pierre Berge and Associes Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints and Photographs June 14, 2018 June 19, 2018 55 20 36.36% EUR 1.16 31,850.00 47,600.00 162,500.00 46,978.00 54,494.48 28.91%
24 #61518 Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers Books, Maps, Prints and Ephemera June 14, 2018 June 19, 2018 1344 1098 81.70% GBP 1.33 66,280.00 81,085.00 105,435.00 152,688.00 203,075.06 144.82%
25 #718 Aste Bolaffi Rare Books and Autographs June 14, 2018 June 20, 2018 694 518 74.64% EUR 1.16 0.00 0.00 0.00 539,000.00 625,240.00
26 #67 AntiquarianAuctions.com Rare Books - Internet bidstart 6/7 PREVIEW June 14, 2018 June 20, 2018 386 153 39.64% USD 1.0 44,155.00 53,685.00 184,160.00 41,219.00 41,219.00 22.38%
27 #53018 Chiswick Auctions Modern First Editions, Illustrated Books & Limited Editions May 30, 2018 June 21, 2018 226 172 76.11% GBP 1.33 142,350.00 195,450.00 249,500.00 215,300.00 291,475.50 86.29%
28 #17 Christian Hesse Auktionen Spring Auction - Books, Autographs, Prints May 26, 2018 June 19, 2018 820 571 69.63% EUR 1.16 360,334.00 520,400.00 729,770.00 759,684.00 881,233.44 104.10%
29 #90876 OSENAT 20th Century Spirit May 26, 2018 June 19, 2018 14 12 85.71% EUR 1.16 17,030.00 21,100.00 22,300.00 31,727.00 36,803.32 142.27%
30 #60 Potter and Potter Auctions Gambling Memorabilia - Books, Cards, Ephemera May 19, 2018 June 22, 2018 351 331 94.30% USD 1.0 126,130.00 198,200.00 212,800.00 198,636.00 198,636.00 93.34%
31 #59 Potter and Potter Auctions Spring Magic Auction - Books, Posters, Prints, Letters, Photos April 28, 2018 June 19, 2018 553 475 85.90% USD 1.0 155,310.00 234,826.00 264,076.00 252,180.00 252,180.00 95.50%
32 #66 AntiquarianAuctions.com Rare Books - Internet bidstart 4/19 April 26, 2018 June 20, 2018 316 165 52.22% USD 1.0 49,900.00 63,615.00 139,860.00 45,169.00 45,169.00 32.30%
  • <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
  • <center><b>TIMED ONLINE AUCTION<br>June 11 - 25, 2018</b></center>
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> ACCADEMIA ERCOLANENSE DI ARCHEOLOGIA. <i>Ornati delle Pareti</i>, Naples 1796. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> AMERICAS. <i>Il Gazzettiere Americano…</i>, Livorno, 1763. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> BARROW, John. <i>Travels in China…</i>, London, 1804. £600 to £800
    <center><b>TIMED ONLINE AUCTION<br>June 11 - 25, 2018</b></center>
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> BENOIST, Felix. <i>Album de L'Ile de Jersey</i>…, Paris & Nantes, 1870. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> GAIL, Wilhelm. <i>Erinnerungen aus Spanien,</i> Munchen, [ca. 1837]. £1,800 to £2,200
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> HANCARVILLE, Pierre d'. <i>Recherches sur l'origine…,</i> London, Appleyard, 1785. £1,5000 to £2,000
    <center><b>TIMED ONLINE AUCTION<br>June 11 - 25, 2018</b></center>
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> HULLEY, T. <i>Six Views of Cheltenham.</i> London, R. Ackerman, 1813. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> JEFFERSON, Thomas. <i>Notes on the state of Virginia</i>…, London, 1787. £12,000 to £18,000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> LEWIS, John F. <i>Lewis's illustrations of Constantinople…,</i> London, McLean, 1837. £3,000 to £4,000
    <center><b>TIMED ONLINE AUCTION<br>June 11 - 25, 2018</b></center>
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> MARQUARD, Johann. <i>Tractatus politico-juridicus,</i> Frankfurt, 1662. £1,800 to £2,200
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> MAUND, Benjamin. <i>The botanic garden,</i> London, 1825-42. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> Willughby, Francis; John Ray (ed.). <i>Ornithologiæ libri tres</i>. London, John Martyn, 1676. £1,500 to £2,000
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