• <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Autograph Letters Signed to The Librettist Salvadore Cammarano, written between 1844 And 1851, the greater part unpublished and unrecorded.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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  • <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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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 1.18 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 1.32 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 1.32 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 1.32 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 1.32 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>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>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…
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