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  • <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 Unique and Beautifully Written Manuscript of 650 Quarto Pages - Unpublished History of Belle-Isle-En-Mer, 1754.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.

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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 #2451 Swann Galleries Art, Press & Illustrated Books June 13, 2017 June 15, 2017 286 212 74.13% USD 1.0 275,900.00 413,100.00 590,050.00 344,777.00 344,777.00 58.43%
2 #n09657 Sothebys Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including Americana June 13, 2017 June 15, 2017 126 72 57.14% USD 1.0 1,335,000.00 1,964,100.00 3,242,300.00 1,724,188.00 1,724,188.00 53.18%
3 #1724 Bruun Rasmussen Prints June 12, 2017 June 15, 2017 91 77 84.62% EUR 1.18 28,270.00 32,060.00 37,330.00 67,855.00 75,997.60 181.77%
4 #12480 Dorotheum Autographs June 12, 2017 June 15, 2017 364 117 32.14% EUR 1.18 50,360.00 50,360.00 157,270.00 119,675.00 134,036.00 76.10%
5 #121724 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 6/4 June 11, 2017 June 12, 2017 696 676 97.13% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 178,046.57 178,046.57
6 #161724 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 6/4 June 11, 2017 June 12, 2017 402 385 95.77% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 32,219.21 32,219.21
7 #80047 Aguttes Automobilia - Posters, Photographs, Prints, Books June 10, 2017 June 15, 2017 82 62 75.61% EUR 1.18 3,610.00 6,490.00 10,270.00 6,723.00 7,529.76 65.46%
8 #61017 Rago Arts and Auctions Remix: Effortless Style - Prints and Photographs June 10, 2017 June 13, 2017 20 12 60.00% USD 1.0 10,500.00 15,900.00 23,400.00 8,468.75 8,468.75 36.19%
9 #61017 National Book Auctions Books, Maps, Ephemera, Photography, Prints, Natural History, Emblems, Audubon, Homann, Roscoe, etc. June 10, 2017 June 14, 2017 298 298 100.00% USD 1.0 261,550.00 392,800.00 392,800.00 203,192.75 203,193.25 51.73%
10 #91 Potomack Company Live Auction - Books, Prints June 10, 2017 June 15, 2017 25 25 100.00% USD 1.0 14,500.00 23,100.00 23,100.00 18,218.75 18,218.75 78.87%
11 #049 Potter and Potter Auctions The Grossman/Nicholson Collection II June 10, 2017 June 15, 2017 438 409 93.38% USD 1.0 203,030.00 300,000.00 312,700.00 357,768.00 357,768.00 114.41%
12 #396H Il Ponte Interior Decorations - Day 8 June 9, 2017 June 14, 2017 12 9 75.00% EUR 1.18 510.00 630.00 940.00 425.00 476.00 45.21%
13 #60917 Cowans Auctions American History June 9, 2017 June 13, 2017 331 297 89.73% USD 1.0 353,300.00 537,600.00 604,800.00 619,682.25 619,682.25 102.46%
14 #115 Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH Old and Modern Art, Modern Photography, Antiques June 9, 2017 June 15, 2017 205 83 40.49% EUR 1.18 28,320.00 39,650.00 121,700.00 55,036.80 61,641.21 45.22%
15 #94 Profiles in History Animation and Disneyana June 9, 2017 June 14, 2017 650 372 57.23% USD 1.0 315,450.00 500,700.00 1,212,300.00 508,090.00 508,090.00 41.91%
16 #396G Il Ponte Interior Decorations - Day 7 June 8, 2017 June 14, 2017 29 24 82.76% EUR 1.18 980.00 1,280.00 2,360.00 925.00 1,036.00 39.19%
17 #60817 Forum Auctions in Italy Antiquarian and Rare Books June 8, 2017 June 13, 2017 80 80 100.00% EUR 1.18 10,530.00 21,550.00 21,550.00 10,862.40 12,165.91 50.41%
18 #48301 Ader Photographs June 8, 2017 June 14, 2017 373 151 40.48% EUR 1.18 193,700.00 271,100.00 592,800.00 293,072.00 328,240.64 49.44%
19 #91 Profiles in History Historical and Pop Culture June 8, 2017 June 14, 2017 133 66 49.62% USD 1.0 648,300.00 937,200.00 5,853,000.00 819,740.00 819,740.00 14.01%
20 #396F Il Ponte Interior Decorations - Day 6 June 7, 2017 June 14, 2017 48 34 70.83% EUR 1.18 1,830.00 2,310.00 4,460.00 1,887.50 2,114.00 42.32%
21 #1555 Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers Three Day Books and Ephemera Sale June 7, 2017 June 13, 2017 1223 948 77.51% GBP 1.34 50,065.00 63,095.00 82,955.00 91,319.83 115,976.71 110.08%
22 #14 Moreshet Auctions Judaica - Books, Manuscripts, Letters June 7, 2017 June 14, 2017 64 41 64.06% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 204,840.00 204,840.00
23 #396E Il Ponte Interior Decoration - Day 5 - Books June 6, 2017 June 14, 2017 525 425 80.95% EUR 1.18 43,710.00 67,500.00 96,490.00 71,512.50 80,094.00 74.11%
24 #396D Il Ponte Interior Decoration - Day 4 - Prints June 5, 2017 June 14, 2017 23 11 47.83% EUR 1.18 390.00 520.00 2,570.00 337.50 378.00 13.13%
25 #508 Winter Associates Art - Prints, Books June 5, 2017 June 14, 2017 24 22 91.67% USD 1.0 6,800.00 11,550.00 12,325.00 6,432.00 6,432.00 52.19%
26 #60317 National Book Auctions West, Everest, Exploration, 16th Century June 3, 2017 June 14, 2017 275 275 100.00% USD 1.0 37,970.00 81,650.00 81,650.00 29,257.50 29,258.00 35.83%
27 #10b Nosbüsch & Stucke Rare Books and Prints - Day 2 June 3, 2017 June 13, 2017 889 511 57.48% EUR 1.18 293,660.00 293,660.00 589,970.00 371,576.60 416,165.61 62.98%
28 #10a Nosbüsch & Stucke Rare Books and Prints - Day 1 June 2, 2017 June 13, 2017 517 289 55.90% EUR 1.18 236,280.00 236,280.00 418,390.00 296,316.40 331,874.36 70.82%
29 #59 AntiquarianAuctions.com Rare Books - Internet bidstart 5/25 June 1, 2017 June 16, 2017 355 120 33.80% USD 1.0 63,435.00 80,015.00 192,695.00 57,528.00 57,528.00 29.85%
  • <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
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