• <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 Early Unpublished Darwin letter on the races of man.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>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 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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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 #872 Bruun Rasmussen Books and Prints - Live auction begins May 30 June 9, 2017 June 9, 2017 43 34 79.07% EUR 1.18 265,490.00 345,655.00 468,605.00 673,212.50 753,998.00 143.66%
2 #13735 Christies Contemporary Art Day Auction - Photographs, Prints June 8, 2017 June 9, 2017 13 12 92.31% EUR 1.18 109,000.00 156,000.00 168,000.00 194,375.00 217,700.00 115.70%
3 #25857 ALDE Autograph Letters and Manuscripts June 8, 2017 June 9, 2017 423 309 73.05% EUR 1.18 144,740.00 184,350.00 280,350.00 292,336.40 327,416.77 104.28%
4 #60717 Purcell Auctioneers Antiques and Collectables -Books and Prints June 7, 2017 June 9, 2017 70 54 77.14% EUR 1.18 2,705.00 4,135.00 5,670.00 6,290.40 7,045.24 110.94%
5 #L17409 Sothebys The Library of William O’Brien: Property of the Milltown Park Charitable Trust June 7, 2017 June 9, 2017 379 325 85.75% GBP 1.32 1,049,750.00 1,521,000.00 1,807,200.00 2,801,102.00 3,585,410.56 155.00%
6 #2450 Swann Galleries Maps and Atlases, Natural History and Color Plate Books June 7, 2017 June 9, 2017 428 347 81.07% USD 1.0 479,600.00 725,600.00 877,400.00 704,221.00 704,221.00 80.26%
7 #24252 Bonhams Fine Books and Manuscripts June 7, 2017 June 9, 2017 358 177 49.44% USD 1.0 309,860.00 469,160.00 1,654,990.00 532,743.00 532,743.00 32.19%
8 #24206 Bonhams Modern and Contemporary Prints and Multiples June 6, 2017 June 9, 2017 180 83 46.11% USD 1.0 272,000.00 409,200.00 1,101,700.00 332,061.00 332,061.00 30.14%
9 #9 Kedem Auction Jewish and Israeli History and Culture June 6, 2017 June 9, 2017 506 326 64.43% USD 1.0 33,580.00 33,580.00 57,090.00 74,885.00 74,885.00 131.17%
10 #170606 Chiswick Auctions General - Books and Prints June 6, 2017 June 9, 2017 26 11 42.31% GBP 1.32 680.00 1,010.00 5,460.00 727.12 930.71 13.32%
11 #1723 Bruun Rasmussen Prints June 5, 2017 June 8, 2017 53 46 86.79% EUR 1.18 18,855.00 20,940.00 28,380.00 23,912.50 26,782.00 84.26%
12 #24381 Bonhams Animation Art June 5, 2017 June 9, 2017 292 269 92.12% USD 1.0 630,600.00 875,950.00 972,050.00 744,874.00 744,874.00 76.63%
13 #121723 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 5/28 June 4, 2017 June 5, 2017 675 661 97.93% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 183,421.59 183,421.59
14 #161723 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 5/28 June 4, 2017 June 5, 2017 431 414 96.06% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 37,203.51 37,203.51
15 #60317 Arader Galleries Summer 2017 Sale June 3, 2017 June 8, 2017 271 141 52.03% USD 1.0 1,134,450.00 1,549,000.00 2,509,375.00 1,511,808.70 1,511,808.70 60.25%
16 #69 Treadway Toomey Auctions 20th Century Art and Design - Prints June 3, 2017 June 9, 2017 89 66 74.16% USD 1.0 121,750.00 180,650.00 274,450.00 154,991.25 154,991.25 56.47%
17 #60317 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers Property from the Camilla and Earl McGrath Collection - Books, Prints and Ephemera June 3, 2017 June 8, 2017 134 126 94.03% USD 1.0 123,900.00 205,550.00 220,550.00 229,020.00 229,020.00 103.84%
18 #3012T Skinner Books and Manuscripts - Online bidstart 5/23 June 2, 2017 June 9, 2017 591 511 86.46% USD 1.0 518,960.00 762,075.00 1,189,125.00 732,063.00 732,063.00 61.56%
19 #48457 Vermot de Pas Cinema Posters June 1, 2017 June 8, 2017 200 88 44.00% EUR 1.18 4,180.00 8,270.00 18,940.00 5,080.90 5,690.60 26.83%
20 #48095 De Baecque and Associes A look on the twentieth century # 15 : Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints June 1, 2017 June 6, 2017 67 52 77.61% EUR 1.18 20,900.00 27,690.00 32,700.00 40,018.90 44,821.14 122.38%
21 #2014 Forum Auctions Online Sale: Modern Literature June 1, 2017 June 6, 2017 95 84 88.42% GBP 1.32 14,150.00 20,230.00 23,200.00 22,450.00 28,960.60 96.77%
22 #396C Il Ponte Interior Decorations - Day 3 - Modern Art, Prints June 1, 2017 June 5, 2017 127 94 74.02% EUR 1.18 15,370.00 19,190.00 26,770.00 21,987.50 24,626.00 82.13%
23 #83540 Binoche et Giquello Ancient and Modern Books - Travel June 1, 2017 June 6, 2017 290 122 42.07% EUR 1.18 141,935.00 180,920.00 406,770.00 255,446.00 286,099.52 62.80%
24 #53117 Grays Auctioneers Fine Art, Decorative Art - Prints May 31, 2017 June 6, 2017 37 18 48.65% GBP 1.32 3,310.00 5,610.00 24,880.00 2,921.25 3,768.44 11.74%
25 #396B Il Ponte Interior Decorations - Day 2 - Militaria: Books, Prints May 31, 2017 June 5, 2017 12 10 83.33% EUR 1.18 460.00 610.00 810.00 550.00 616.00 67.90%
26 #101929 Dirk Soulis Auctions Signed Prints by Local Artists May 31, 2017 June 6, 2017 134 125 93.28% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 10,051.35 10,051.35
27 #109P Galerie Bassenge Photography May 31, 2017 June 5, 2017 363 189 52.07% EUR 1.18 199,000.00 199,000.00 374,450.00 356,220.30 398,966.75 95.13%
28 #53117 Chiswick Auctions Printed Books and Manuscripts May 31, 2017 June 9, 2017 322 259 80.43% GBP 1.32 34,980.00 54,160.00 76,130.00 78,304.48 100,229.78 102.86%
29 #396A Il Ponte Interior Decorations - Day 1 - Prints, Postal May 30, 2017 June 5, 2017 14 13 92.86% EUR 1.18 1,360.00 1,660.00 1,700.00 3,500.00 3,920.00 205.88%
30 #109L Galerie Bassenge Modern Art, Part 2 - Prints May 27, 2017 June 5, 2017 235 188 80.00% EUR 1.18 89,400.00 89,400.00 112,950.00 128,461.20 143,876.56 113.73%
31 #109M Galerie Bassenge Modern Art, part 1 - Prints May 27, 2017 June 5, 2017 137 93 67.88% EUR 1.18 233,550.00 233,550.00 440,250.00 342,868.65 384,012.89 77.88%
32 #109N Galerie Bassenge An American Private Collection - From Lesser Ury to Rolf Nesch May 27, 2017 June 5, 2017 51 40 78.43% EUR 1.18 364,500.00 364,500.00 446,800.00 604,545.00 677,090.40 135.31%
33 #109H Galerie Bassenge 15th-19th Century Prints May 25, 2017 June 5, 2017 671 446 66.47% EUR 1.18 813,520.00 813,520.00 1,094,150.00 1,262,324.40 1,413,803.33 115.37%
34 #99 Winner's Auctions and Exhibitions Holy books, letters from Rabbis and Rebbes, Judaica, Maps, Periodicals, Postcards, banknotes, Eretz Israel and Zionism May 3, 2017 June 6, 2017 459 290 63.18% USD 1.0 66,300.00 104,070.00 170,280.00 75,984.00 104,928.00 44.62%
35 #77159 De Baecque and Associes Marine and Science - Globes, Prints July 8, 2016 June 6, 2017 10 6 60.00% EUR 1.04 3,630.00 4,350.00 13,000.00 5,749.00 6,438.88 44.22%
  • <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>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.
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