• <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> THE PAPERS OF BREVET MAJOR GENERAL JOHN GROSS BARNARD (1815-1882), Chief Engineer of the Army of the Potomac. Estimate: $75,000-100,000
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> ALVIN LANGDON COBURN. London. With 20 photogravures by Coburn and text by Hilaire Belloc, London and New York: 1909. First edition. Est: $4,000-6,000
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> WILLIAM FADEN, A Plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & East New Jersey. London: 1776. Estimate: $5,000-8,000
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> MAX BEERBOHM, Lord Curzon delivering an oration. Original drawing with collage. London, 1912. Est: $2,000-3,000
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> AMERICAN REVOLUTION, Recueil des Loix Constitutives des Colonies Angloises. A Philadelphie, et se vend a Paris: Cellot & Jombert, 1778. First collected edition in French. Estimate: $500-800
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> WILLIAM TECUMSEH SHERMAN, Confederate General Joseph Johnston's copy of Sherman's General Orders No. 65 announcing the final agreement of Surrender, 27 April 1865. Est: $4,000-6,000
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> JOHN KEATS, Lamia, Isabella, the Eve of Saint Agnes and Other Poems. London: Taylor and Hessey, 1820. First edition of Keats’s third book.. Estimate: $5,000-7,000
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> M. T. Cicero's Cato Major, or his discourse of Old-age: With Explanatory Notes. Philadelphia: Benjamin Franklin, 1744. Est: $5,000-8,000
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> WINSTON S CHURCHILL, History of the English Speaking Peoples. London: Cassell, 1956-58. First editions. Est: $1,500-2,500
  • <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books and Works on Paper. March 30, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> Potter (Beatrix). The Tale of Peter Rabbit, first edition, first issue, [1901]. Part of an extensive, private Beatrix Potter collection. £15,000 - 20,000
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> Dodgson (Charles Lutwidge). The Hunting of the Snark, first edition, with original printed dust-jacket, 1876.<br>£7,000 - 9,000
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> Buckland Wright (John). Pervigilium Veneris: The Vigil of Venus, number 1 of 100 copies (Christopher Sandford's copy), Golden Cockerel Press, 1939.<br>£2,000 - 3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books and Works on Paper. March 30, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> Kelmscott Press. Keats (John). The Poems, one of 300, orig. vellum, 8vo, Kelmscott Press, 1894. £1,800 - 2,200
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> Greenhill (Elizabeth).- Morison (Stanley) and Kenneth Day. The Typographic Book, 1450-1935, bound in dark green goatskin by Elizabeth Greenhill, 1963. £6,000 - 8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> Fitzgerald (F. Scott). The Great Gatsby, first edition, first state dust-jacket, New York, 1925. £25,000 - 35,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books and Works on Paper. March 30, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> Dionysius, <i>Halicarnassensis</i>. Antiquitates Romanae, Editio princeps, Treviso, Bernardinus Celerius, 24 or 25 February, 1480. £4,000 - 6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> Canon Law. [Laurentius Puldericus. Breviarum decreti], manuscript in Latin, on paper, [?Germany], [c. 1450].<br>£5,000 - 7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> Swimming. Percey (William) The Compleat Swimmer: or, the Art of Swimming, first and only edition, by J.C. for Henry Fletcher, 1658. £5,000 - 7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books and Works on Paper. March 30, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> Binding with silverwork by Anthony Nelme. The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament and the New: : newly translated out of the original tongues, Oxford, John Baskett, 1716. £10,000 - 15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> George IV's copy. Nash (John, architect). The Royal Pavilion at Brighton, one of 10 copies, 1826. £8,000 - 10,000
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> Blake (William, 1757-1827). "With Dreams upon my bed thou scarest me & affrightest me with Visions", 1825. £700 - 1,000
  • <b>Auction Pierre Bergé & associés in association with Sotheby’s: Important Books and Manuscripts from the Library of Jean A. Bonna from the 15th to the 20th Century. Sale on April 26, 2017. Exhibition in London March 28-30</b>
    <b>Pierre Bergé & Associés, Apr. 26:</b> Galileo, <i>Discorsi e Dimostrazioni matematiche.</i> Leyde, Elzevier, 1638. Original edition: only known copy of the first state. €700,000 – 900,000
    <b>Pierre Bergé & Associés, Apr. 26:</b> Fables illustrated by Benjamin Rabier. Paris, Tallandier, without date [ca. 1910]. Superb binding doubled in vellum decorated with painted and mosaic decors by André Mare illustrating four fables. €10,000 – 15,000
    <b>Pierre Bergé & Associés, Apr. 26:</b> Gustave Flaubert, draft for the preface of the <i>Memoir for the defense of Madame Bovary</i>, 15-30 January 1857. Exceptiona signed autograph manuscript. €40,000 – 60,000
    <b>Auction Pierre Bergé & associés in association with Sotheby’s: Important Books and Manuscripts from the Library of Jean A. Bonna from the 15th to the 20th Century. Sale on April 26, 2017. Exhibition in London March 28-30</b>
    <b>Pierre Bergé & Associés, Apr. 26:</b> Boccace, <i>The Book of Praise and the Virtue of the Noble and Cleric Ladies.</i> Verard, 1493. First edition of the French version attributed to Laurent de Premierfait. €40,000 – 60,000
    <b>Pierre Bergé & Associés, Apr. 26:</b> Exceptional set of 15 original bindings by Jean de Gonet, on rare editions illustrated by Picasso, Matisse, Miro or original editions of Bataille or Radiguet.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30: Printed & Manuscript African Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Malcolm X, typed manuscripts for the <i>LA Herald Dispatch</i> column "God's Angry Men," 1957.<br>$200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Frederick Douglass, Autograph Letter Signed to George Alfred Townsend, Washington, 1880.<br>$40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Carte-de-visite album featuring a previously unrecorded image of Harriet Tubman, 1860s.<br>$20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30: Printed & Manuscript African Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Collection of documents from the Montgomery Improvement Association, Alabama, 1955-63. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Martin Luther King, Jr., working draft of the "Letter from Birmingham Jail," Alabama, 1963. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> <i>Benjamin Bannaker's Almanac</i> for 1795, Baltimore. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30: Printed & Manuscript African Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Collection of 41 letters addressed to Rebecca Primus, 1854-72.<br>$20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Abby Fisher, <i>What Mrs. Fisher Knows About Old Southern Cooking</i>, first edition, San Francisco, 1881.<br>$10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Victor H. Green, <i>The Negro Motorist Green-Book for 1941</i>, New York, 1940. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Toni Morrison, <i>The Bluest Eye, </i>reviewer's copy, New York, 1971. $4,000 to $6,000.

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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 #760 Auctionata From Chagall to Hockney: Prints and Editions February 16, 2017 February 17, 2017 84 10 11.90% EUR 1.08 26,040.00 26,040.00 163,180.00 37,588.00 39,843.28 23.03%
2 #762 Auctionata The Spectrum of Artistic Expression - Prints February 16, 2017 February 17, 2017 21 1 4.76% EUR 1.08 320.00 320.00 28,420.00 400.00 424.00 1.41%
3 #796 Auctionata The Spectrum of Artistic Expression: Art of the 20th & 21st Century February 16, 2017 February 17, 2017 66 10 15.15% EUR 1.08 16,700.00 16,700.00 217,000.00 22,393.00 23,736.58 10.32%
4 #386g Il Ponte Home Decor Modern Art, Modernism, Books - Session 15 and 16: Interior Design - Prints February 16, 2017 February 17, 2017 23 19 82.61% EUR 1.08 880.00 1,120.00 1,450.00 825.00 874.50 56.90%
5 #21517 Forum Auctions Online Sale: Remaining books from the Library of Franklin Brooke-Hitching February 15, 2017 February 15, 2017 96 96 100.00% GBP 1.25 29,855.00 43,550.00 43,550.00 63,437.50 79,296.98 145.67%
6 #386f Il Ponte Home Decor Modern Art, Modernism, Books - Session 13 and 14: Interior Design - Prints February 15, 2017 February 17, 2017 19 17 89.47% EUR 1.08 880.00 1,150.00 1,400.00 3,012.50 3,193.25 215.18%
7 #758 Auctionata Discover Nature - Prints February 14, 2017 February 16, 2017 54 1 1.85% EUR 1.08 600.00 600.00 43,280.00 1,500.00 1,590.00 3.47%
8 #759 Auctionata Portraits - People as Seen by Artists - Prints February 14, 2017 February 16, 2017 53 3 5.66% EUR 1.08 690.00 690.00 63,310.00 2,075.00 2,199.50 3.28%
9 #386e Il Ponte Home Decor Modern Art, Modernism, Books - Session 11 and 12: Interior Design - Prints February 14, 2017 February 17, 2017 35 21 60.00% EUR 1.08 1,720.00 2,160.00 4,580.00 2,725.00 2,888.50 59.50%
10 #2436 Swann Galleries Icons & Images: Photographs & Photobooks February 14, 2017 February 15, 2017 322 238 73.91% USD 1.0 1,051,500.00 1,557,100.00 2,049,300.00 1,582,852.00 1,582,852.00 77.24%
11 #505 Winter Associates February Auction - Continental February 13, 2017 February 15, 2017 36 22 61.11% USD 1.0 2,750.00 5,575.00 8,725.00 3,486.00 3,486.00 39.95%
12 #386d Il Ponte Home Decor Modern Art, Modernism, Books - Session 9 and 10: Interior Design and Books February 13, 2017 February 17, 2017 264 242 91.67% EUR 1.08 13,510.00 17,440.00 20,390.00 26,287.50 27,864.75 128.92%
13 #1707 Bruun Rasmussen Prints February 13, 2017 February 15, 2017 95 79 83.16% DKK 0.15 215,600.00 238,800.00 292,800.00 353,487.50 49,488.25 120.73%
14 #161707 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 2/5 February 12, 2017 February 14, 2017 441 433 98.19% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 46,270.94 46,270.94
15 #121707 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 2/5 February 12, 2017 February 14, 2017 801 800 99.88% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 175,383.75 175,383.75
16 #607 PBA Galleries Rare Books and Manuscripts February 12, 2017 February 15, 2017 220 140 63.64% USD 1.0 184,650.00 283,400.00 879,600.00 218,526.00 218,526.00 24.84%
17 #3245 Artcurial AUTOMOBILIA RÉTROMOBILE 2017 - posters, prints, brochures February 11, 2017 February 15, 2017 29 23 79.31% EUR 1.08 37,800.00 63,700.00 85,100.00 69,485.00 73,654.10 81.65%
18 #21117 Michaans Auctions February Estate Auction - Books and Prints February 11, 2017 February 15, 2017 36 24 66.67% USD 1.0 12,400.00 19,000.00 31,900.00 10,974.00 10,974.00 34.40%
19 #21117 Neal Auction Company Winter Estate Auction - Books and Prints February 11, 2017 February 15, 2017 70 50 71.43% USD 1.0 148,100.00 222,500.00 328,800.00 171,677.00 171,677.00 52.21%
20 #93743 Dirk Soulis Auctions Photographs, Prints February 10, 2017 February 15, 2017 18 18 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 15,271.95 15,271.95
21 #1544 Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers Three Day Books, Maps, Ephemera, Pictures & Prints Sale. - Day 3 February 10, 2017 February 15, 2017 95 64 67.37% GBP 1.25 4,135.00 5,600.00 9,230.00 12,128.35 15,160.49 131.40%
22 #386c Il Ponte Home Decor Modern Art, Modernism, Books - Session 7 and 8: Interior Design - Prints February 10, 2017 February 17, 2017 48 39 81.25% EUR 1.08 1,360.00 1,870.00 2,980.00 1,362.50 1,444.25 45.72%
23 #1543 Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers Three Day Books, Maps, Ephemera, Pictures & Prints Sale - Day 2. February 9, 2017 February 15, 2017 227 185 81.50% GBP 1.25 8,680.00 10,780.00 13,480.00 20,320.45 25,400.76 150.75%
24 #386b Il Ponte Home Decor Modern Art, Modernism, Books - Session 5 and 6: Modern Art and Interior Design - Prints February 9, 2017 February 17, 2017 105 96 91.43% EUR 1.08 9,050.00 11,300.00 12,690.00 13,775.00 14,601.50 108.55%
25 #20917 James D Julia Auctioneers Fine Art, Asian and Antiques February 9, 2017 February 15, 2017 94 68 72.34% USD 1.0 141,775.00 233,450.00 378,150.00 285,741.50 285,741.50 75.56%
26 #493 RR Auction Autographs and Artifacts - Internet bidstart 1/20 February 8, 2017 February 17, 2017 767 480 62.58% USD 1.0 442,500.00 442,500.00 939,900.00 549,750.20 549,750.20 58.49%
27 #1542 Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers Three Day Books, Maps, Ephemera, Pictures & Prints Sale - Day 1. February 8, 2017 February 15, 2017 747 610 81.66% GBP 1.25 31,164.00 41,590.00 57,900.00 47,019.98 58,775.53 81.21%
28 #20717 Forum Auctions in Italy Fine Books and Works on Paper February 7, 2017 February 16, 2017 93 92 98.92% EUR 1.08 16,995.00 32,700.00 32,850.00 19,050.00 20,193.16 57.99%
29 #386a Il Ponte Home Decor Modern Art, Modernism, Books - Session 1 and 2: Interior Design - Prints February 7, 2017 February 17, 2017 44 35 79.55% EUR 1.08 1,680.00 2,170.00 2,990.00 1,562.50 1,656.25 52.26%
30 #79176 Neret Minet and Tessier Books and Manuscripts February 3, 2017 February 15, 2017 306 117 38.24% EUR 1.08 41,480.00 54,260.00 183,920.00 57,920.00 61,395.20 31.49%
31 #12117 Case Antiques, Inc. Winter Art and Antiques - Prints, Manuscripts, Books January 21, 2017 February 11, 2017 143 128 89.51% USD 1.0 89,250.00 117,200.00 127,050.00 151,744.00 151,744.00 119.44%
  • <b>Seth Kaller:</b> “America the Beautiful”
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> George Washington, Tongue-in-Cheek, Writes James McHenry About His Wife or Mistress—But Funding the Continental Army is the Real Topic
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Young’s Map of the United States
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> President Lincoln & His Most Profitable Client, the Illinois Central Railroad
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Lincoln Thanks Former Pro-Slavery and Newly Republican Congressman for a Fiery Anti-Slavery Speech at a Philadelphia Campaign Rally
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> “A Visit From St. Nicholas” - great association copy inscribed by Clement C. Moore
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Einstein Agrees to Allow “a Short Book on the Hydrogen Bomb” to Use His Statement Made on Eleanor Roosevelt’s TV Show
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> The Building Blocks of Albert Einstein’s Creative Mind
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> A Unique Manuscript Map of Block Island Sound Including Fisher’s and Gardiner’s Islands, the Hamptons, and Montauk Point
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> J.R.R. Tolkien Writes his Proofreader with a Lengthy Discussion of the Lord of the Rings, Including Criticism of Radio Broadcasts of his Work
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Six Benjamin Franklin Signed Receipts – Including his Earliest Obtainable Autograph — Acknowledging a Donation to the Famous Library Company He Founded, and Five Payments for His Pennsylvania Gazette
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Sherman Dishes on Lincoln & Thomas, Meade, Sheridan, Halleck & Grant
  • <b>Bonhams, March 9. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Kennedy Years</b>
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> BROWNING, ELIZABETH BARRETT. Autograph Manuscript Initialed ("E.B.B."), being the working notebook for the poems contained in <i>The Seraphim and Other Poems</i>. $400,000 to 600,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> WILDE, OSCAR. Two leaves, pp 31-34, from the first appearance of <i>The Picture of Dorian Gray in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine for July, 1890</i>, with Wilde's autograph revisions. $40,000 to 60,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Comedies, Histories and Tragedies; Published according to the true Originall Copies. Second Impression. [THE SECOND FOLIO.]</i> $200,000 to 300,000
    <b>Bonhams, March 9. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Kennedy Years</b>
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> KENNEDY, JOHN FITZGERALD. Photograph Signed ("John F. Kennedy") and Inscribed, 8 x 10 inch gelatin silver print, of Senator Kennedy and Miss Barelli, at the swearing of the secretarial oath for Miss Barelli. $1,200 to 1,800
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> COOPER, JAMES FENIMORE. Autograph Manuscript, being Chapter XXVII of <i>Afloat and Ashore</i>. $15,000 to 20,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> IRVING, WASHINGTON. Autograph Manuscript, being Chapter 20 from Volume IV of <i>The Life of George Washington</i>. $20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Bonhams, March 9. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Kennedy Years</b>
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> VERNE, JULES. Autograph Manuscript Signed ("Jules Verne"), being the complete short story "<i>Une fantaisie de docteur Ox</i>". $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> ALCHEMY. <i>[The Crowning of Nature, or Coronatio Naturae.]</i> Original alchemical manuscript on paper, ruled in red, with watermark of the arms of Schieland. $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> DE JODE, CORNELUS. 1568 - 1600. <i>Quivirae Regnu, Cum Alija Versus Borea</i>. [Antwerp: Arnoldum Coninx, 1593]. $7,000 to 10,000
    <b>Bonhams, March 9. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Kennedy Years</b>
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> HOOKER, JOSEPH DALTON. <i>The Rhododendrons of Sikkim-Himalaya; Being an Account, Botanical and Geographical, of the Rhododendrons Recently Discovered in the Mountains of Eastern Himalaya</i>… $7,000 to 10,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> CATLIN, GEORGE. <i>North American Indian Portfolio. Hunting scenes and amusements of the Rocky Mountains and prairies of America. From drawings and notes of the author, made during eight years' travel.</i> $20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. HESLER, ALEXANDER. Platinum print, 8 3/4 x 6 3/4 in, of a beardless Lincoln, 1860.<br>$2,000 to 3,000
  • <b>Now in press: 19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy.</b>
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> <i>The First American Magna Carta. English Liberties.</i> Boston, 1721.
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Babbage presentation to Peel, the man who killed the Difference Engine 1832
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> The Stamp Act. 1765
    <b>Now in press: 19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy.</b>
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Central Park Photographs by Prevost 1862
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Salem Witch Trials. Wonders of the Invisible World 1693
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Mammoth print of Millie-Christine, "The Carolina Twins" c. 1868
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