• <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 Early Unpublished Darwin letter on the races of man.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 #608 PBA Galleries Americana - Travel & Exploration - World History - Cartography February 23, 2017 February 24, 2017 551 325 58.98% USD 1.0 126,740.00 200,450.00 592,400.00 130,708.00 130,708.00 22.06%
2 #36242 Bloomsbury Auctions Books and Works on Paper February 23, 2017 February 24, 2017 362 266 73.48% GBP 1.32 88,910.00 126,010.00 183,580.00 137,259.00 171,573.75 74.77%
3 #45647 De Baecque and Associes Weapons - War - Historical Memory February 22, 2017 February 23, 2017 155 107 69.03% EUR 1.18 49,200.00 72,820.00 88,230.00 149,664.63 157,148.01 169.63%
4 #1476 Tooveys Prints February 22, 2017 February 23, 2017 25 16 64.00% GBP 1.32 730.00 1,130.00 2,040.00 1,016.00 1,270.00 49.80%
5 #22117 Cowans Auctions Property of N. Flayderman & Co. - Prints, Ephemera, Autographs February 21, 2017 February 23, 2017 107 97 90.65% USD 1.0 167,000.00 253,600.00 309,202.00 472,279.00 472,279.00 152.74%
6 #817 Morton Subastas Books and Documents February 21, 2017 February 23, 2017 269 103 38.29% MXN 0.05 1,303,000.00 1,615,000.00 3,839,000.00 1,431,000.00 71,550.00 37.28%
7 #1475 Tooveys Postcards, Autographs and Ephemera February 21, 2017 February 23, 2017 168 155 92.26% GBP 1.32 9,785.00 15,265.00 16,420.00 29,068.00 36,335.00 177.03%
8 #25853 ALDE Collection Gerard Vidalenche - Artist's Books February 21, 2017 February 23, 2017 216 170 78.70% EUR 1.18 191,300.00 256,400.00 306,400.00 390,000.00 409,500.10 127.28%
9 #1708 Bruun Rasmussen Prints February 20, 2017 February 22, 2017 65 56 86.15% DKK 0.16 164,500.00 184,500.00 242,000.00 191,837.50 26,857.25 79.27%
10 #161708 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 2/12 February 19, 2017 February 20, 2017 437 428 97.94% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 43,919.03 43,919.03
11 #121708 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 2/12 February 19, 2017 February 20, 2017 804 802 99.75% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 189,097.06 189,097.06
12 #9 Nosbüsch & Stucke Rare Books and Prints February 18, 2017 February 23, 2017 1133 746 65.84% EUR 1.18 432,170.00 432,170.00 675,680.00 554,088.30 581,793.38 82.00%
13 #6178 Heritage Auctions Scott W. Dawson Weekly Internet Auction - Books February 18, 2017 February 20, 2017 239 239 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 42,986.00 42,986.00
14 #21817 National Book Auctions Books, Art and Ephemera - Civil War, Steinbeck, Frontier February 18, 2017 February 21, 2017 345 344 99.71% USD 1.0 40,000.00 92,600.00 92,850.00 37,153.50 37,154.05 40.01%
15 #361 Aspire Auctions Prints - Internet bidstart 2/10 February 18, 2017 February 21, 2017 63 63 100.00% USD 1.0 31,950.00 59,300.00 59,300.00 52,828.60 52,828.60 89.09%
16 #875 Eldreds Winter Market Auction - Prints and Books February 17, 2017 February 20, 2017 96 64 66.67% USD 1.0 15,440.00 24,120.00 40,370.00 20,993.50 20,993.50 52.00%
17 #1564 Freemans Books, Maps and Manuscripts February 17, 2017 February 18, 2017 386 344 89.12% USD 1.0 289,810.00 462,090.00 573,740.00 464,732.00 464,732.00 81.00%
18 #6176 Heritage Auctions Manuscripts and Autographs February 17, 2017 February 20, 2017 249 249 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 67,100.75 67,100.75
19 #66 Alexander Historical Auctions Historical Militaria February 17, 2017 February 20, 2017 523 380 72.66% USD 1.0 116,890.00 163,290.00 268,580.00 171,764.55 171,764.55 63.95%
20 #494 RR Auction Marvels of Modern Music - Internet bidstart 2/9 February 16, 2017 February 24, 2017 503 332 66.00% USD 1.0 506,900.00 506,900.00 807,000.00 691,828.00 691,828.00 85.73%
21 #45913 Ader Photography Books: Araki to Ylla February 16, 2017 February 23, 2017 412 179 43.45% EUR 1.18 24,160.00 33,500.00 83,500.00 20,986.00 22,035.30 25.13%
22 #54 Kedem Auction Judaica: Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters February 7, 2017 February 18, 2017 475 339 71.37% USD 1.0 281,850.00 281,850.00 378,700.00 608,230.00 608,230.00 160.61%
  • <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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