• <b>19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy.</b>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Exodus 10:10 to 16:15. Complete Biblical scroll sheet in Hebrew, a Torah scroll panel. Middle East, ca. 10th or 11th century.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Copernicus Refuted. (Astronomy.). Scientific manuscript of a course of studies at Collège de la Trinité, Lyon. 1660s.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Israel’s War of Independence and the Early Days of the IDF. 58 photographs presented to Israel Ber, IDF officer and later convicted spy.
    <b>19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy.</b>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Early Unpublished Darwin letter on the races of man. Autograph Letter Signed [to Henry Denny]. Down, Kent, June 1, [1844].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Classic Image of American Slavery. Kimball, M. H. <i>Emancipated Slaves</i>. New York: George Hanks, 1863.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> (Underground Railroad.) Scaggs, Isaac. Important Runaway Slave Poster: $500 Reward Ran away, or decoyed from the subscriber…
  • <b>Sotheby’s Paris: Books & Manuscripts. 30 October 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> MARCEL PROUST. Du côté de chez Swann. Grasset, 1913. First edition. One of 5 copies on Japan paper, inscribed by the author to Louis Brun. Est. €400,000 - 600,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> Saint-Exupéry. <i>25 Autograph Illustrated Letters to his Friend Charles Sallès</i>. Est. €30,000-50,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> French Revolution, 1793. Déclaration des droits de l’Homme. 2,55 x 1,30m. A monumental wallpaper poster of the 1793 version, with hand-colored highlights. Unique copy. Est. €100,000 - 150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> GIAMBATTISTA PIRANESI. <i>Vedute di Roma</i>, 1748-1775. 107 etchings. An exceptional copy, printed and bound before 1780. Est. €50,000 - 80,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> Picasso, Pablo -- Fernando de Rojas. LA CÉLESTINE. [PARIS, EDITIONS DE L'ATELIER CROMMELYNCK, 1971.] One of the 30 copies hors commerce (n° X). 66 original etchings by Picasso. Signed. Est. €30,000 - €35,000
  • <b>Results from Bonhams’ sale of <i>Fine Books & Manuscripts Featuring Exploration and Travel</i></b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Columbus. De Insulis nuper in mari Indico repertis. Basel, 1494. SOLD for $751,500
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Cook in Tahiti. [Playbill]. [Germany, c.1840.] SOLD for $6,250
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Aa, Pieter van der. Naaukeurige versameling der gedenk-waardigste zee en land-reysen. Leyden, 1706-8. SOLD for $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Dürer. Underweysung der messung [and two more]. Nuremberg, 1525-8. SOLD for $175,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Cortes, Hernan. A Pleito signed by Antonio de Mendoza in the case of Hernan Cortes. 1542. SOLD for $8750
    <b>Results from Bonhams’ <i>The Air and Space Sale</i></b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Russian Kholod 5D67 HFL Rocket Engine. SOLD for $25,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Neil Armstrong Apollo Era Training Glove. SOLD for $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Full Scale Sputnik-1 EMC/EMI Lab Model. SOLD for $847,500
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> SOLRAD GREB Spy Satellite Engineering Dummy. SOLD for $10,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Soviet LK-3 Lunar Lander Model. SOLD for $25,000
  • <b>Sotheby’s London: Fine Autograph Letters and Manuscripts from a Distinguished Private Collection. Part I: Music. 26 October 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Beethoven, Ludwig van. Autograph Manuscript of the Canon "Ewig Dein" Woo 161, signed at the end ("...[Ewig] Dein...Freund Ludwig Van Beethowen"). Est. £120,000 to £150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Brahms, Johannes. Autograph Manuscript of the "Geistliches Wiegenlied", Op.91 No.2, for Contralto, Viola And Piano, the original version of 1864, signed and inscribed at the end by the composer. Est. £200,000 to £250,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Chopin, Frédéric. Autograph Manuscript of the Opening of the Étude Op.25 No.2, in A-Flat Major, signed and dated ("Paris Ce 28 Avril F. Chopin"). Est. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London: Fine Autograph Letters and Manuscripts from a Distinguished Private Collection. Part I: Music. 26 October 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Haydn, Joseph. Autograph Letter Signed ("Jos Haydn[Paraph]"), to the Baden Choirmaster Anton Stoll, 30 July 1802. Est. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Verdi, Giuseppe. Autograph Working Manuscript of a scene from Ernani. Est. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Verdi, Giuseppe. Highly Important Series of Thirty-Six Autograph Letters Signed to The Librettist Salvadore Cammarano, written between 1844 And 1851, the greater part unpublished and unrecorded. Est. £250,000 to £300,000

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1 #2435 Swann Galleries Alphonse Mucha & Masters of Art Nouveau: The Harry C. Meyerhoff Collection January 26, 2017 January 27, 2017 219 195 89.04% USD 1.0 605,700.00 872,000.00 1,014,950.00 932,665.00 932,665.00 91.89%
2 #14020 Christies Old Master Prints January 25, 2017 January 26, 2017 237 183 77.22% USD 1.0 2,537,700.00 3,817,800.00 4,712,800.00 4,635,188.00 4,635,188.00 98.35%
3 #12517 Dominic Winter Book Auctions Printed Books, Maps and Documents January 25, 2017 January 26, 2017 543 476 87.66% GBP 1.32 125,760.00 186,760.00 217,890.00 299,042.78 376,794.08 137.24%
4 #12517 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers American Prints & Drawings: 1925-1975 January 25, 2017 January 27, 2017 117 116 99.15% USD 1.0 39,050.00 62,050.00 62,250.00 58,506.00 58,506.00 93.99%
5 #1474 Tooveys Prints January 25, 2017 January 27, 2017 16 13 81.25% GBP 1.32 550.00 880.00 1,040.00 1,063.00 1,339.38 102.21%
6 #813 Morton Subastas Books and Documents January 24, 2017 January 25, 2017 320 89 27.81% MXN 0.05 654,000.00 830,000.00 2,885,000.00 750,720.00 37,536.00 26.02%
7 #1704 Bruun Rasmussen Prints January 23, 2017 January 25, 2017 71 65 91.55% EUR 1.18 25,812.00 27,790.00 32,510.00 34,495.00 36,909.69 106.11%
8 #753 Auctionata Antiques and Collectibles - Books January 23, 2017 January 24, 2017 14 1 7.14% EUR 1.18 800.00 800.00 29,100.00 500.00 535.00 1.72%
9 #121704 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 1/15 January 22, 2017 January 23, 2017 737 735 99.73% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 183,064.98 183,064.98
10 #161704 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 1/15 January 22, 2017 January 23, 2017 488 484 99.18% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 48,192.06 48,192.06
11 #862 Eldreds Antiques and Accessories - Books and Prints January 21, 2017 January 24, 2017 58 45 77.59% USD 1.0 7,760.00 12,580.00 17,300.00 6,895.00 6,895.00 39.86%
12 #pf1755 Sothebys Comic Strips January 21, 2017 January 23, 2017 71 47 66.20% EUR 1.18 532,800.00 656,500.00 1,276,000.00 876,500.00 937,855.00 68.69%
13 #12117 National Book Auctions Books, Art, Ephemera, and Collectibles January 21, 2017 January 24, 2017 394 394 100.00% USD 1.0 46,690.00 106,250.00 106,250.00 32,095.13 32,095.89 30.21%
14 #11917 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Palm Beach January Auction January 19, 2017 January 24, 2017 38 25 65.79% USD 1.0 7,730.00 12,610.00 26,220.00 8,980.00 8,980.00 34.25%
15 #492 RR Auction Olympic Memorabilia - Internet bidstart 1/12 January 19, 2017 January 26, 2017 12 6 50.00% USD 1.0 4,100.00 5,900.00 14,600.00 6,450.85 6,450.85 44.18%
16 #747 Auctionata Prints, Multiples and Photography January 18, 2017 January 24, 2017 138 22 15.94% EUR 1.18 40,720.00 50,900.00 458,300.00 33,940.00 36,315.80 7.41%
17 #748 Auctionata Post War and Contemporary Art January 18, 2017 January 24, 2017 113 17 15.04% EUR 1.18 53,260.00 66,560.00 914,540.00 40,814.00 43,670.98 4.46%
18 #11817 JellyFishTree Collectible Books January 18, 2017 January 25, 2017 145 57 39.31% USD 1.0 3,660.00 4,885.00 29,105.00 3,492.00 3,492.00 12.00%
19 #11117 Doyle New York The Nelson Doubleday, Jr. Collection - Books and Manuscripts January 11, 2017 January 24, 2017 81 80 98.77% USD 1.0 150,300.00 229,600.00 230,100.00 230,050.00 230,050.00 99.98%
20 #24b Dorothy Sloan Rare Books The Mexican-American War - Day 2 December 16, 2016 January 26, 2017 273 63 23.08% USD 1.0 28,500.00 57,000.00 215,100.00 37,178.73 37,178.73 17.28%
21 #24a Dorothy Sloan Rare Books The Mexican-American War - Day 1 December 15, 2016 January 26, 2017 273 78 28.57% USD 1.0 113,500.00 197,000.00 429,250.00 141,364.99 141,364.99 32.93%
22 #0294 Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers Rare Books, Literature, Manuscripts, Maps, Works of Art December 13, 2016 January 27, 2017 820 539 65.73% EUR 1.04 256,830.00 358,350.00 494,165.00 422,124.00 451,672.68 85.42%
23 #121016 Gibson Auction Inc. IMPORTANT JOSEPH “ABE” LEISCH CIVIL WAR AUCTION - Daguerreotypes, CDVs, Ephemera, Currency December 10, 2016 January 27, 2017 157 154 98.09% USD 1.0 10,920.00 29,140.00 29,180.00 26,996.25 26,996.25 92.52%
24 #SS3 Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood Antiques, Interiors, Collectibles - Books, Prints December 7, 2016 January 27, 2017 17 8 47.06% GBP 1.23 140.00 210.00 1,480.00 489.95 617.35 33.10%
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14: 19th & 20th Century Literature</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b><br><i>The Centenary Edition of the Works of Ian Fleming</i>, one of 26 lettered sets, 18 volumes, London, 2008. $25,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> William Faulkner, <i>The Marble Faun</i>, first edition, signed & inscribed to Dorothy Wilcox by Faulkner & Phil Stone, Boston, 1924. $18,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Maurice Sendak, <i>Where the Wild Things Are</i>, first edition, signed & inscribed to William Archibald, New York, 1963. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14: 19th & 20th Century Literature</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Anne Frank, <i>Het Achterhuis</i>, first edition, in first state jacket, Amsterdam, 1947. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Roald Dahl, <i>Charlie and the Chocolate Factory</i>, first edition, signed, New York, 1964. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b><br>Ray Bradbury, <i>Fahrenheit 451</i>, first limited edition bound in Johns-Manville Quinterra, New York, 1953. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14: 19th & 20th Century Literature</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Benjamin Graham, <i>The Intelligent Investor</i>, first edition, in original dust jacket, New York, 1949. $4,500 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Anna Sewell, <i>Black Beauty</i>, first edition, inscribed, London, 1877. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Arthur Conan Doyle, <i>A Study in Scarlet</i>, first American edition, Philadelphia, 1890. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14: 19th & 20th Century Literature</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> James Fenimore Cooper, <i>The Last of the Mohicans</i>, first edition, two volumes, Philadelphia, 1826. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Amelia Earhart, <i>20 hrs. 40 mins. Our Flight in Friendship</i>, limited first edition, signed, New York, 1928. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Philip K. Dick, <i>World of Chance</i>, first edition, signed, London, 1956. $3,000 to $4,000.
  • <b>Sotheby’s New York: The Magnificent Botanical Library of D. F. Allen. October 26, 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Redouté, Pierre Joseph, and Claude Antoine Thory. <i>Les Roses</I>. Paris: Firmin Didot, 1817–1824. Est. $225,000 to $325,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Trew, Jakob Christoph. <i>Hortus Nitidissimis Omnen Per Annum Superbiens Floribus</i>… Nuremberg: Johann Joseph Fleischmann, 1750 [–1786]. Est. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Trew, Christoph Jakob, and Benedict Christian Vogel. <i>Plantæ Selectæ</i>…[Nuremberg:] 1750–1773; Supplement, [Augsburg:] 1790 [–1792]. Est. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s New York: The Magnificent Botanical Library of D. F. Allen. October 26, 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Jacquin, Nikolaus Joseph von. <i>Plantarum Rariorum Horti Caesarei Schönbrunnensis Descriptiones Et Icones.</i>Vienna; London; Leiden, 1797–1804. Est. $180,000 to $250,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Weinmann, Johann Wilhelm. <i>Phytanthoza Iconographia; Sive Conspectus Aliquot Millium, Tam Indigenarum Quam Exoticarum</i>… Regensburg, 1735–1737–1745. Est. $120,000 to $180,000
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