• <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> A Rare 3-rotor German Enigma I Enciphering Machine. $70,000 to $90,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Important collection of correspondence between Werner Heisenberg and Bruno Rossi. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Walt Whitman Autograph manuscript containing his thoughts on death. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> David Roberts. <i>Holy Land</i>. Six volumes. 1842-1849. First edition. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Extensive collection of Ray Bradbury's primary works, most signed or inscribed. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Peter Force. Declaration of Independence. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Steinbeck. <i>Grapes of Wrath</i>. A fine copy of the first edition. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Lewis & Clark. <i>Travels to the Source of the Missouri River</i>... First English edition, extra-illustrated. 1814. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Manuscript document signed by Nuno de Guzman relating to Hernan Cortes, 1528. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> “Nos los inquisidores..." The first book in English printed West of the Mississippi. [1787]. $5,000 to $8,000.
  • <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>Case Antiques: Historic Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction<br>January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> <i>The Massachusetts Magazine: or Monthly Museum of Knowledge and Rational Entertainment,</i> 1789. Signed by George Washington. $28,000 to $32,000
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> George Washington Signed Letter to John Marshall. $12,000 to $14,000
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> Picasso Signed “Vallauris” 1952 Exhibition Poster. $6,000 to $8,000
    <b>Case Antiques: Historic Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction<br>January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> Military appointment commission document signed by both President Thomas Jefferson and Secretary of War Henry Dearborn, dated January 27, 1803. $2,400 to $2,800
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> Doris Ulmann and Julia Peterkin. <i>Roll, Jordan, Roll.</i> New York, 1933, deluxe edition, preceding first edition of the same year. No. 74 of 350. $5,000 to $6,000
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> John Marshall. <i>The Life of George Washington,</i> Philadelphia, 1832. Signed by author. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Case Antiques: Historic Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction<br>January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> Samuel L. Margolies (American, 1897-1974). Aquatint and etching, "Builders of Babylon," 1937. $4,000 to $4,500
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> Two Robert E. Lee (1807-1870) signed documents as President of Washington College. $3,000 to $3,500
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> William C. Harris. <i>The Fishes of North America That Are Captured on Hook and Line</i>, Vol I., New York, 1898. 40 chromolithograph plates. $2,000 to $2,500
    <b>Case Antiques: Historic Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction<br>January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> $100 "Date Back" bank note 1902 from the Clarksville National Bank, Clarksville, Tennessee, depicting the portrait of John Jay Knox, Jr. $1,400 to $1,800
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> View of the University of Virginia, Charlottesville and Monticello, Taken from Lewis Mountain, drawn and lithographed by Edward Sachse. $800 to $1,000
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> Large Civil War photograph mounted on card stock depicting Rossville Gap in Missionary Ridge. $400 to $450
  • <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 39: Presidential Pardon Signed by John F. Kennedy. November 1962. $7,000 to $9,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 537: Marc Chagall. <i>Illustrations for the Bible</i>. Features 28 lithograph plates. First American edition, 1956. $2,000 to $3,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 252: Jack Kerouac. <i>On the Road</i>. 1957. First edition. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 143: Arthur Rimbaud. <i>A Season in Hell</i>. With photogravures by Robert Mapplethorpe. The Limited Editions Club, 1986. $600 to $800
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 72: Group of 11 Harry Truman Signed Letters. Typed & signed by the former President. 1962-1970. $1,500 to $2,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 157: Arthur Conan Doyle. The Complete Works of Sherlock Holmes by The Limited Editions Club. 8 vols. 1950-52. $300 to $500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 173: Jacob Lawrence. <i>The First Book of Moses, Called Genesis</i>. Illustrated with silkscreens by Lawrence. 1989. $2,000 to $3,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 239: William Faulkner. <i>Sartoris</i>. First edition. New York: Harcourt, Brace, & Company, 1929. $2,000 to $3,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 286: Walt Whitman. New Year’s Eve Postcard Signed, “Walt Whitman,” to the poet Gabriel Sarrazin. January, 1891. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 351: Pair of European Fine Bindings. Including Gesanbuch (1831) & Naboznych Vylevov (1911). $200 to $300
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 423: August Luben. <i> Naturhistorischer Atlas der Saugethiere </i>. Includes complete set of 30 loose plates. Leipzig: 1858. $1,000 to $1,500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 386: <i>Famous Monsters of Filmland No 1</i>. Art by Will Elder, text by Forrest Ackerman. Warren’s first monster magazine. Feb, 1958. $2,000 to $3,000

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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 1.2 265,490.00 345,655.00 468,605.00 673,212.50 753,998.00 143.66%
2 #13735 Christies Contemporary Art Day Auction - Photographs, Prints June 8, 2017 June 9, 2017 13 12 92.31% EUR 1.2 109,000.00 156,000.00 168,000.00 194,375.00 217,700.00 115.70%
3 #25857 ALDE Autograph Letters and Manuscripts June 8, 2017 June 9, 2017 423 309 73.05% EUR 1.2 144,740.00 184,350.00 280,350.00 292,336.40 327,416.77 104.28%
4 #60717 Purcell Auctioneers Antiques and Collectables -Books and Prints June 7, 2017 June 9, 2017 70 54 77.14% EUR 1.2 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 1.35 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 1.35 680.00 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 1.2 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 1.2 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 1.2 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 1.35 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 1.2 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 1.2 141,935.00 180,920.00 406,770.00 255,446.00 286,099.52 62.80%
24 #53117 Grays Auctioneers Fine Art, Decorative Art - Prints May 31, 2017 June 6, 2017 37 18 48.65% GBP 1.35 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 1.2 460.00 610.00 810.00 550.00 616.00 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 1.2 199,000.00 199,000.00 374,450.00 356,220.30 398,966.75 95.13%
28 #53117 Chiswick Auctions Printed Books and Manuscripts May 31, 2017 June 9, 2017 322 259 80.43% GBP 1.35 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 1.2 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 1.2 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 1.2 233,550.00 233,550.00 440,250.00 342,868.65 384,012.89 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 1.2 364,500.00 364,500.00 446,800.00 604,545.00 677,090.40 135.31%
33 #109H Galerie Bassenge 15th-19th Century Prints May 25, 2017 June 5, 2017 671 446 66.47% EUR 1.2 813,520.00 813,520.00 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>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 15:</b> Icons & Images: Photographs & Photobooks
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 1:</b> Vintage Posters Featuring Highlights from the Gail Chisholm Collection
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 8:</b> Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 13:</b> 19th & 20th Century Prints & Drawings
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 22:</b> Autographs
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 29:</b> Printed & Manuscript African Americana
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Apr 12:</b> Printed & Manuscript Americana
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Apr 26:</b> Fine Illustrated Books & Graphics
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 3:</b> Graphic Design
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 15:</b> 19th & 20th Century Literature
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jun 7:</b><br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jun 21:</b> Revolutionary & Presidential Americana from the Collection of William Wheeler III
  • <b>Arader Galleries Auction<br>January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> Snowy Heron, Plate 242. John James Audubon (1785-1851). First Edition Engravings with Original Hand Color. London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> Great Blue Heron, Plate 211. John James Audubon (1785-1851). First Edition Engravings with Original Hand Color. London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> The Clouded Leopard. Charles Robert Knight (1874-1953). Oil on canvas.
    <b>Arader Galleries Auction<br>January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> A Bouquet of Daffodils and Other Flowers with a Butterfly on the Stem. Pierre-Joseph Redouté (1759-1840). Black Chalk, Watercolor And Gum Arabic On Vellum.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> CELLARIUS, Andreas (ca 1596-1665). <i>Harmonia macrocosmica seu atlas universalis et Novus</i>. Amsterdam: Pieter Schenk and Gerald Valk, 1708.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> HOMANN, Johann Baptist (1663-1724). <i>Grosser Atlas über die gantze Welt</i>. Nuremburg: J.H.G. Bieling for the heirs of Homann, 1737.
    <b>Arader Galleries Auction<br>January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> LEVAILLANT, Francois (1753-1824). <i>Histoire naturelle des perroquets</i>. Paris: Levrault frères (later Levrault, Schoell & Co.), 1801-1805.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> FUCHS, Leonhard (1501-1566). <i>De historia stirpium commentarii insignes. adiectis earundem vivis plusquam quingentis imaginibus</i>… Basel: Michel Isingrin, 1542.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> Original Manuscript Map "Plano De Una Parte De La Provincia De La Luisiana..." AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE AND HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT MAP SHOWING THE ORIGINS OF THE STATE OF TEXAS AT THE TURN OF THE 19TH CENTURY.
    <b>Arader Galleries Auction<br>January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> J. De Cordova's Map of the State of Texas Compiled from the records of the General Land Office of the State by Robert Creuzbaur, Houston. Hand-colored lithograph. New York: J. Atwood, 1850.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> Texas. David Burr (1803-1875). Engraved Map with original hand color in full. New York: J. H. Colton & Co., 1834. Second Edition.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> Map of Texas with Parts of Adjoining States Compiled by Stephen F. Austin. Engraved Map with original hand color. Philadelphia, 1830. First Edition.
  • <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books and Works on Paper. January 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> <i>Verve: Revue Artistique et Littéraire/An Artistic and Literary Quarterly,</i> nos.1-38 in 26 vol [a complete set], numerous colour lithographs by Picasso, Chagall, Matisse & others. £8,000 to £12,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> Wesley (John, Church of England clergyman and a founder of Methodism, 1703-91). Autograph Letter signed to Rev. John Bredin, 1782. £8,000 to £12,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> Austen (Jane). Brock (Charles Edward). A group of seventeen ink and watercolour drawings for Dent's edition of Jane Austen's <i>Sense and Sensibility,</i> 1908. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books and Works on Paper. January 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> Tibullus (Albius) and Gaius Valerius Catullus. <i>Elegiae, sive Carmina,</i> Venice, Andreas de Paltasichis, 1487. £5,000 to £7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> Doves Press. English Bible (The), 5 vol., one of 500 copies, signed and inscribed by Laurence Hodson, Doves Press, 1903. £5,000 to £7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> Africa. Smith (Andrew). <i>Illustrations of the Zoology of South Africa,</i> 5 vol., first edition, original cloth, [1838-50]. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books and Works on Paper. January 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> Longitude. <i>An Act for providing a Publick Reward for such Person or Persons as shall Discover the Longitude at Sea,</i> first edition of this highly important act, John Baskett, 1714. £3,000 to £5,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> Shirley (James). <i>Six new playes, viz. The Brothers. Sisters. Doubtfull Heir. Imposture. Cardinall. Court secret,</i> first edition, 1653. £3,000 to £4,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> Heaney (Seamus). <i>Ugolino,</i> number 77 of 125 copies, Dublin, Dolmen Press, 1979. £3,000 to £4,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books and Works on Paper. January 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> Lasinio (Carlo, 1759-1838). <i>[Ritratti Originali de Pittori Esistenti Nella Reale Galleria de Firenze],</i> 99 engravings, circa 1791-96. £1,800 to £2,200
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> Japan. Kusakabe Kimbei. Photograph Album, 50 hand-coloured albumen prints, oblong folio, [c.1890-1900]. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> Polar. Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin. Arctic Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, printed flyer, 1852. £1,000 to £1,500
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