• <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 Early Unpublished Darwin letter on the races of man.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 #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 1.32 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>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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