• <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 Early Unpublished Darwin letter on the races of man.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 #609 PBA Galleries Art and Illustration March 9, 2017 March 10, 2017 480 371 77.29% USD 1.0 138,140.00 220,950.00 316,150.00 147,780.00 147,780.00 46.74%
2 #873 Eldreds Antiques and Accessories - Books and Prints March 9, 2017 March 10, 2017 60 27 45.00% USD 1.0 3,940.00 6,100.00 14,225.00 5,352.00 5,352.00 37.62%
3 #2438 Swann Galleries Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books March 9, 2017 March 10, 2017 243 222 91.36% USD 1.0 254,070.00 391,530.00 423,780.00 471,534.00 471,534.00 111.27%
4 #6174 Heritage Auctions Books March 8, 2017 March 9, 2017 1361 1295 95.15% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,880,620.00 1,880,620.00
5 #870 Bruun Rasmussen Prints March 8, 2017 March 10, 2017 48 36 75.00% DKK 0.16 1,376,000.00 1,565,000.00 1,866,000.00 2,114,375.00 296,012.50 113.31%
6 #13 Moreshet Auctions Books and Manuscripts March 7, 2017 March 9, 2017 268 204 76.12% USD 1.0 48,205.00 48,205.00 86,585.00 140,760.00 140,760.00 162.57%
7 #1710 Bruun Rasmussen Prints March 6, 2017 March 8, 2017 96 88 91.67% DKK 0.16 258,500.00 279,500.00 323,500.00 317,900.00 44,506.00 98.27%
8 #2159 Cowans Auctions Advertising and Toys: Prints and Posters - Internet bidstart 2/20 March 6, 2017 March 8, 2017 26 25 96.15% USD 1.0 3,545.00 3,545.00 3,645.00 10,691.00 10,691.00 293.31%
9 #161710 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 2/26 March 5, 2017 March 7, 2017 410 396 96.59% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 38,448.65 38,448.65
10 #121710 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 2/26 March 5, 2017 March 8, 2017 714 713 99.86% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 185,845.14 185,845.14
11 #1709 Bruun Rasmussen Prints March 4, 2017 March 6, 2017 75 62 82.67% DKK 0.16 160,800.00 174,500.00 209,500.00 199,550.00 27,937.00 95.25%
12 #30417 National Book Auctions Colonial, Hemingway, Civil War, etc. March 4, 2017 March 9, 2017 360 360 100.00% USD 1.0 45,140.00 99,600.00 99,600.00 42,963.88 42,964.51 43.14%
13 #349 Leland Little Auctions The Spring Quarterly Auction - Books, Maps, Prints, Photographs March 4, 2017 March 6, 2017 49 46 93.88% USD 1.0 47,000.00 91,100.00 97,100.00 150,715.50 150,715.50 155.22%
14 #30317 Alaska Auction Iditarod Posters and Fine Art Prints March 3, 2017 March 8, 2017 56 43 76.79% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 3,030.25 3,030.25
15 #284 Charlton Hall ARTURO PERALTA-RAMOS ESTATE March 2, 2017 March 8, 2017 111 92 82.88% USD 1.0 50,650.00 80,500.00 86,800.00 134,268.00 134,268.00 154.69%
16 #7 Kedem Auction Jucaica: Books, Manuscripts, Letters February 28, 2017 March 6, 2017 387 322 83.20% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 73,815.00 73,815.00
17 #IT87 Potomack Company Creek Sculptor, Retha Walden Gambaro's Studio/Collections with Other Estates - Prints, Books February 28, 2017 March 8, 2017 67 37 55.22% USD 1.0 13,100.00 20,660.00 32,610.00 15,625.00 15,625.00 47.91%
18 #22217 Forum Auctions Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper February 22, 2017 March 6, 2017 120 89 74.17% GBP 1.32 13,340.00 19,040.00 28,120.00 20,237.50 24,689.81 71.97%
19 #21917 Clars Auction Gallery Antiques, Asian and Fine Arts: Prints February 19, 2017 March 8, 2017 63 53 84.13% USD 1.0 145,200.00 240,000.00 259,600.00 206,607.50 206,607.50 79.59%
20 #21817 Clars Auction Gallery Prints February 18, 2017 March 8, 2017 124 117 94.35% USD 1.0 21,950.00 36,800.00 41,300.00 21,556.15 21,556.15 52.19%
21 #99 Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen Books, Graphics modern and ancient Arts, Antiques February 17, 2017 March 9, 2017 6025 3063 50.84% EUR 1.18 1,299,325.00 1,299,325.00 2,331,000.00 1,304,636.40 1,382,914.58 55.97%
22 #94266 Copley Fine Art Auctions Winter Sale February 17, 2017 March 6, 2017 100 88 88.00% USD 1.0 67,850.00 107,850.00 117,050.00 99,892.80 99,892.80 85.34%
  • <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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