• <b>Announcing a new Books for Sale platform hosted by Biblio!</b>
    <b>List your books simultaneously on Rare Book Hub and Biblio!</b>
  • <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 Unique and Beautifully Written Manuscript of 650 Quarto Pages - Unpublished History of Belle-Isle-En-Mer, 1754.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
  • <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>
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> William Oden Waller studio, <i>Manhattan Mary</i>, gouache and graphite, 1927. Sold for $77,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Missionary archive of Samuel W. and Gideon H. Pond, Minnesota, 1833-93. Sold for $112,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b> Richard Hakluyt, <i>Novus Orbis</i>, first printed use of “Virginia” on a map, Paris, 1587. Sold for $80,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 17:</b> Aegidius Romanus, <i>Lo libre del regiment dels princeps</i>, first edition in Catalan, Barcelona, 1480. Sold for $50,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> William Faulkner, <i>The Marble Faun</i>, first edition, signed & inscribed, Boston, 1924. Sold for $22,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 5:</b> Henry Ossawa Tanner, <i>Flight into Egypt</i>, oil on canvas, circa 1910. Sold for $341,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 2:</b> Edward Hopper, <i>The Lonely House</i>, etching, 1923. Sold for $317,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 7:</b> George Washington, Autograph Letter Signed, to his spymaster Benjamin Tallmadge, New Jersey, 1780. Sold for $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 19:</b> Saul Leiter, <i>Waiter, Paris</i>, chromogenic print, 1959. Sold for $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 26: </b> A. M. Cassandre, <i>Normandie / Maiden Voyage</i>, 1935. Sold for $20,000.

Recent Reported Auction Results

Expand Table
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 #616 PBA Galleries The Richard Beagle Collection of Angling & Sporting Books, Part I June 1, 2017 June 2, 2017 318 210 66.04% USD 1.0 161,200.00 246,900.00 363,950.00 138,720.00 138,720.00 38.12%
2 #25861 ALDE Travel Books, Maps and Plans - Atlases - Globes May 31, 2017 June 2, 2017 398 205 51.51% EUR 1.18 164,560.00 218,370.00 340,200.00 272,511.40 305,212.74 80.10%
3 #827 Morton Subastas Books of Travel, Exploration, Geography May 31, 2017 June 2, 2017 335 157 46.87% MXN 0.05 2,232,500.00 2,735,000.00 5,029,000.00 2,949,720.00 147,486.00 58.65%
4 #84089 Aguttes Collection of Posters on the Theme of SNCF May 30, 2017 June 2, 2017 268 212 79.10% EUR 1.18 36,240.00 49,990.00 64,200.00 82,353.00 92,235.36 128.28%
5 #1722 Bruun Rasmussen Prints May 29, 2017 June 1, 2017 117 87 74.36% EUR 1.18 30,695.00 33,780.00 49,925.00 32,316.25 36,194.20 64.73%
6 #86 Australian Book Auctions The Collection of Michael Aitkin, Esq. The Port Phillip District of New South Wales, The Colony of Victoria, the Goldfields, and rare Ephemera May 29, 2017 June 2, 2017 235 234 99.57% AUD 0.77 132,170.00 200,690.00 218,690.00 309,742.90 229,209.83 141.64%
7 #121722 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 5/21 May 28, 2017 May 30, 2017 763 758 99.34% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 205,152.15 205,152.15
8 #161722 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 5/21 May 28, 2017 May 30, 2017 448 427 95.31% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 42,610.93 42,610.93
9 #364 Aspire Auctions Art - Prints - bidstart 5/19 May 27, 2017 June 1, 2017 96 92 95.83% USD 1.0 49,850.00 90,500.00 94,100.00 59,902.70 59,902.70 63.66%
10 #52517 Brunk Auctions Online Sale: Naturalist Prints and More... Internet bidstart 5/11 May 25, 2017 June 1, 2017 57 52 91.23% USD 1.0 12,630.00 12,630.00 13,305.00 27,324.00 27,324.00 205.37%
11 #25860 ALDE Original Editions and Illustrated Books May 24, 2017 May 27, 2017 547 368 67.28% EUR 1.18 163,430.00 214,540.00 298,750.00 350,640.20 392,716.99 117.37%
12 #1011 Forum Auctions Important Books and Manuscripts May 24, 2017 June 2, 2017 230 185 80.43% GBP 1.34 144,600.00 0.00 0.00 276,862.50 357,152.87
13 #143867 PIASA Photographs May 23, 2017 June 1, 2017 154 41 26.62% EUR 1.18 65,000.00 99,600.00 336,400.00 126,641.25 141,838.20 37.65%
14 #395 Il Ponte Books, Manuscripts and Engravings May 22, 2017 June 1, 2017 214 164 76.64% EUR 1.18 160,680.00 248,090.00 320,640.00 352,150.00 394,408.00 109.83%
15 #72 Marc van de Wiele Auctions Books May 20, 2017 May 30, 2017 470 341 72.55% EUR 1.18 40,045.00 59,450.00 93,870.00 75,678.75 84,760.20 80.62%
16 #52017 National Book Auctions Currier & Ives, Signed, Cartography, West, etc. May 20, 2017 May 30, 2017 491 491 100.00% USD 1.0 88,670.00 164,100.00 164,100.00 80,722.50 80,723.31 49.19%
17 #80623 Neret Minet and Tessier Posters May 19, 2017 June 1, 2017 358 165 46.09% EUR 1.18 73,230.00 112,420.00 235,170.00 102,927.00 115,278.24 43.77%
18 #162 Old World Auctions Antique Maps, Globes, Charts, Atlases & Vintage Graphics - online bidstart 4/12 April 26, 2017 May 27, 2017 809 572 70.70% USD 1.0 327,730.00 399,995.00 584,395.00 269,284.60 269,284.60 46.08%
19 #77151 Aguttes Books and Manuscripts November 15, 2016 June 2, 2017 221 124 56.11% EUR 1.04 64,550.00 82,860.00 145,260.00 87,574.00 98,082.88 60.29%
20 #26653 Aguttes Books and Old Paper June 22, 2016 June 2, 2017 300 156 52.00% EUR 1.04 66,420.00 100,120.00 167,270.00 127,804.00 143,140.48 76.41%
21 #26167 Aguttes Antiquarian Books and Documents May 12, 2016 June 2, 2017 255 135 52.94% EUR 1.04 88,820.00 115,430.00 174,570.00 161,484.00 180,862.08 92.50%
22 #25283 Neret Minet and Tessier Imagery December 11, 2015 June 1, 2017 342 132 38.60% EUR 1.09 56,150.00 83,850.00 191,600.00 70,080.00 78,489.60 36.58%
23 #23713 Neret Minet and Tessier Marine - Voyages June 29, 2015 June 1, 2017 61 29 47.54% EUR 1.09 11,070.00 14,650.00 33,700.00 13,380.00 14,985.60 39.70%
  • <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>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
Ask Questions