• <b>Bloomsbury Auctions: Books and Works on Paper, including Fine Photographs. December 14, 2017</b>
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Rowling (J.K.). Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, original fine black pen and ink manuscript book by the author J.K.Rowling, with 31pp of text and illustrations. £80,000 to £120,000
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Blaeu (Johannes). <i>Vierde Stuck der Aerdrycks-Beschryving, welck vervat Engelandt</i>, i.e. <i>Theatrum Orbis Terrarum</i>. vol 4, England & Wales. £10,500 to £12,500
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Miró (Joan). L'Homme au Balencier, etching, aquatint and carborundum, printed in colours on Japan paper, signed in pencil lower right. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Bloomsbury Auctions: Books and Works on Paper, including Fine Photographs. December 14, 2017</b>
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Steve McCurry (b.1950). Afghan Girl, 1984, pigment inkjet print, signed and numbered 48/250 in pencil on lower margin. £2,500 to £3,500
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Keough (Pat and Rosemarie). <i>Antarctica</i>, no 228 of 950 copies, signed by the authors, many colour illustrations, original dark grey morocco. £2,800 to £3,200
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Rowlandson (Thomas). Darby & Joan, the idyllically contended couple sit either side of a stove in a cosy domestic interior, ink and watercolour on wove paper. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Bloomsbury Auctions: Books and Works on Paper, including Fine Photographs. December 14, 2017</b>
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Procktor (Patrick). Tiny blue-eyed goldfish, watercolour, 310 x 460mm., signed in blue crayon, lower right, titled and inscribed Muscat Jan 19. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Iouri Abramochkin (b.1936). Horsemen, Dagestan, 1968, Lambda print, printed later, signed, dated, editioned 1/8 and annotated in black ink verso. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Ravilious (Eric).- Shakespeare (William). Twelfth NIght, or, What You Will, number 79 of 275 copies , wood-engraved title. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Bloomsbury Auctions: Books and Works on Paper, including Fine Photographs. December 14, 2017</b>
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Michelangelo.- Chastel (André). <i>The Vatican Frescoes of Michelangelo</i>, Photography by Takashi Okamura, 2 vol., one of 600 sets, colour plates. £500 to £700
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Wyndham (John). <i>The Day of the Triffids; The Kraken Wakes; The Chrysalids;</i> together with 8 other volumes. All first editions. £400 to £600
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Alfred Stieglitz (1864-1946). Goats Along The Seine, 1894. Photogravure, printed 1990s by Dorothy Norman, one from an edition of 40 published by Aperture. £400 to £600
  • <b>Bonhams: History of Science and Technology. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 95. Turing. <i>Systems of Logic Based on Ordinals</i>. Offprint. London, 1939. Robin Gandy's Copy. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 98. Zernike, Fritz. The 1953 Nobel Prize for Physics: The Invention of the Phase-Contrast Microscope. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 111. Apple 1 Computer, operational, with exceptional provenance. $400,000 to $600,000
    <b>Bonhams: Voices of the 20th Century. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1074. Bruce, Lenny. An unreleased 16 mm film by "Count" Lewis DePasquale featuring Lenny Bruce. $7,000 to $10,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1254. Hirohito. Manuscript in Japanese, "The Emperor's Monologue," transcribed by Terasaki Hidenari. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1095. Goldman. Emma. Large archive of correspondence, much of it to Warren Starr Van Valkenburgh. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: History of Science and Technology. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 109. Wozniak and Jobs. The First Digital "Blue Box", Berkeley, 1972. $30,000 to $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 46. Newton, Isaac. <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica</i>. 1st issue. London, 1687. $300,000 to $500,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 49. Newton. Autograph Manuscript in English, a portion of a draft of Newton's study on revelation. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams: Voices of the 20th Century. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1027. Fitzgerald, F. Scott. The Great Gatsby. 1st edition, 1st issue. Scribners, 1925. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1042. Hemingway., Ernest. For Whom the Bell Tolls. Presentation copy, one of 15 copies. Scribners, 1940. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1215. A 48-star American Flag, flown from LCT-703, sunk on Omaha Beach, December 1944. $15,000 to $20,000
  • <b>Les Collections Aristophil:<br>December 20, 2017</b>
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> SAINT-EXUPERY, ANTOINE DE. Kodachrome Film (16mm) showing Antoine de Saint-Exupery and Consuelo on a boat, 1942. JOINED: Guestbook for the Boat, signed, with a drawing of the Little Prince. 15 000 to 20 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> CANDEE, HELEN CHURCHILL. Autograph manuscript. TITANIC, 40 leaves. Original account of the most famous shipwreck, by a survivor of the ordeal. 300 000 to 400 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> TITANIC. Collection of 7 documents relating to the shipwreck of the Titanic (14 April 1912). 20 000 to<br>30 000 €
    <b>Les Collections Aristophil:<br>December 20, 2017</b>
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> DUPLEIX DE CADIGNAN, JEANBAPTISTE. Signed autograph manuscript. Thirty years of memoirs related to military services and important information on the American War of Independence.<br>40 000 to 50 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> CURTIUS. Faiz et Conquestes d'Alexandre [Histoire d'Alexandre le Grand]. In French, illuminated manuscript on paper and parchment, 16 large miniatures. 300 000 to<br>500 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> NELSON, HORATIO. Signed autograph letter, ‘Nelson & Bronte,” aboard the Amazon, 14 October 1801, addressed to Sir William Hamilton. 4 000 to 5 000 €
    <b>Les Collections Aristophil:<br>December 20, 2017</b>
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> GIROLAMO FRANCESCO MARIA MAZZUOLI DIT LE PARMESAN. Le couple amoureux. Pen and brown ink. 80 000 to 120 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> SADE, DONATIEN-ALPHONSE-FRANÇOIS, MARQUIS DE. Autograph manuscript. The 120 Days of Sodom, or the School of Libertinage, 1785.<br>4 000 000 to 6 000 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> MIRÓ, JOAN. Signed autograph correspondence to Thomas and Diane Bouchard (1949-1976). 50 000 to 60 000 €
    <b>Les Collections Aristophil:<br>December 20, 2017</b>
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> BALZAC, HONORÉ DE. Signed autograph manuscript, Ursule Mirouët, [1841]. One of only two manuscripts of novels by Balzac in private hands. 800 000 to<br>1 200 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> LENOIR, ALEXANDRE. Essai sur l'histoire des arts en Egypte pouvant servir d'appendice au grand ouvrage de la Commission. autograph manuscript with numerous additions and corrections. 40 000 to 50 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> SCHRÖDINGER, ERWIN. Autograph manuscript [Spring 1946, sent to Albert Einstein]. 1 500 to 2 000 €
  • <b>Cowan’s Auctions: Fine Books, Including the Alan Culpin WWI Art Collection – Live Online Auction. Dec. 18, 2017</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> Unique Association Copy of Signed Limited Roosevelt, African Game Trails, Extra-Illustrated. $5,000 - 7,500
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> 24 Volumes Henry James in 1/2 Morocco - Alvin Langdon Coburn Frontis Illustrations. $3,000 - $5,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> French Surrealism by Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore, 1930 Limited Edition in Lovely Condition. $3,000 - $5,000
    <b>Cowan’s Auctions: Fine Books, Including the Alan Culpin WWI Art Collection – Live Online Auction. Dec. 18, 2017</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> Unique and Beautifully Written Manuscript of 650 Quarto Pages - Unpublished History of Belle-Isle-En-Mer, 1754. $3,000 - $5,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> William Beebe's Classic 4 Volume Work on "The Pheasants," Signed and Inscribed in 1919. $2,000 - $3,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> Three Volumes of Washington's War Era Letters Published in New York in 1796. $1,500 - $2,000
    <b>Cowan’s Auctions: Fine Books, Including the Alan Culpin WWI Art Collection – Live Online Auction. Dec. 18, 2017</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> 19th C. Vintage Album with 48 Sepia Toned Albumen Prints by Fratelli Alinari et. al.<br>$1,500 - $2,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> Report of Phipps' Voyage in 1773 In Search of a Passage to India Via the North Pole. $1,500 - $2,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> 17 Volumes of Wallace's American Trotting Register, 1874-1891. $1,500 - $2,500
    <b>Cowan’s Auctions: Fine Books, Including the Alan Culpin WWI Art Collection – Live Online Auction. Dec. 18, 2017</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> Rare First English Edition of Monardes, Joyfull Newes, 1577, Woodcut Illustrations.<br>$1,500 - $3,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> 6 Volume Shakespeare Presented to Virginia Congressman Involved in the "Trent Affair". $1,200 - $1,500
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> Classic Lothar Meggendorfer Movable Book Complete with 8 Chromolithograph Plates, Ca. 1890. $750 - $1,000

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1 #760 Auctionata From Chagall to Hockney: Prints and Editions February 16, 2017 February 17, 2017 84 10 11.90% EUR 1.18 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 1.18 320.00 320.00 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 1.18 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 1.18 880.00 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 1.34 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 1.18 880.00 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 1.18 600.00 600.00 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 1.18 690.00 690.00 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 1.18 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 1.18 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 0.16 215,600.00 238,800.00 292,800.00 353,487.50 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 1.18 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 1.34 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 1.18 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 1.34 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 1.18 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 1.34 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 1.18 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 1.18 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 1.18 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>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14: Illustration Art</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> James Montgomery Flagg, <i>Friend, Wife</i>, graphite & watercolor cover for Judge magazine, May 1920. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> Georges Lepape, <i>Après la Tempête</i>, watercolor, ink & graphite cover for <i>Vogue</i>, April 1919, inscribed to Madame Condé Nast. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> Maurice Sendak, <i>Little Bear & His Parents </i>, pencil study & finished watercolor for <i>Bears of the World</i>, 1981. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14: Illustration Art</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b><br>Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geisel), <i>A Great Gallumphing Galoot!</i>, original drawing & inscription, signed twice, in <i>Dr. Seuss's ABC</i>. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> Scrapbook relating to the production of <i>Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs</i>, with 20 original drawings, circa 1937. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> Charles M. Schulz, <i>Gentleman Biographer</i>, pen & ink, <i>Peanuts</i> comic strip, 1972. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14: Illustration Art</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> Jerry Pinkney, <i>[Brer Rabbit & Brer Bear]</i>, watercolor, pen & ink on paper, 1990. $20,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> <i>Daffydils</i>, festschrift for Harry Hershfield, signed with cartoons & caricatures by George Herriman, Winsor McCay & others, 1911. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> W.W. Denslow, <i>Higglepy, Piggleby, My Black Hen</i>, ink & gouache, for <i>Denslow's Mother Goose </i>, 1901. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14: Illustration Art</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> Pavel Tchelitchew, <i>Savonarola</i>, graphite & gouache, sketch for the production at Theater in der Königgrätzer Straße, 1923. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> John Philip Falter, <i>Strictly Off the Record</i>, oil on canvas, for Four Roses Whiskey, 1942. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> Charles Addams, <i>Movie Scream</i>, pen, ink & watercolor cartoon for <i>The New Yorker</i>, January 1947. $12,000 to $18,000.
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  • <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>
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