• <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 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
  • <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
  • <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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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 0.78 132,170.00 200,690.00 218,690.00 309,742.90 229,209.83 141.64%
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 1.32 144,600.00 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>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
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  • <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
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