• <b>19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy!</b>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Walt Whitman. Poetical manuscript from <i>Leaves of Grass</i> (1865)
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> (Daniel Boone.) Filson. <i>The Discovery ... of Kentucke</i> (1784)
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Edgar A. Poe. <i>Tales</i> (1845) original cloth
    <b>19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy!</b>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Emerson. Autograph letter signed on his philosophy of poetry (1841)
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Fitzgerald. <i>This Side of Paradise</i> (1920) presentation copy
  • <b>Cowan’s Auctions: American History: Live Salesroom Auction Including Property from N. Flayderman & Co. Nov. 17, 2017</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Nov. 17:</b> French & Indian War, Manuscript Orderly Book, Recorded by Captain Nathaniel Perry, 1755-1756. $10,000 - $15,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Nov. 17:</b> Nicholas Gilman, N.H. Patriot, Revolutionary War Veteran, & Signer of the US Constitution, Bible & Sword. $40,000 - $60,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Nov. 17:</b> The Year of Secession, 1861, Exceptional Confederate States of America Collection. $35,000 - $45,000
    <b>Cowan’s Auctions: American History: Live Salesroom Auction Including Property from N. Flayderman & Co. Nov. 17, 2017</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Nov. 17:</b> Very Rare “Proclamation ... to the People of...Texas,” July 1863, After the Fall of Vicksburg. $3,000 - $5,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Nov. 17:</b> Confederate Pass Signed by Captain William C. Quantrill. $8,000 - $12,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Nov. 17:</b> Album Containing Original Artwork by Frederick Volck, Incl. Drawing of Stonewall Jackson. $2,000 - $4,000
    <b>Cowan’s Auctions: American History: Live Salesroom Auction Including Property from N. Flayderman & Co. Nov. 17, 2017</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Nov. 17:</b> Sir Edmund Loder, Naturalist, Horticulturist, Traveller, & Sportsman, Exceptional Photo Book. $15,000 - $25,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Nov. 17:</b> Abolitionist Family CDV Album Containing Prominent Abolitionist & Quaker Personalities, Plus. $15,000 - $25,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Nov. 17:</b> Record of American Citizens Listed in the The American Artists Manual Manuscript Order Book, Ca 1812-1813.
    <b>Cowan’s Auctions: American History: Live Salesroom Auction Including Property from N. Flayderman & Co. Nov. 17, 2017</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Nov. 17:</b> Exceptional CDV of Lincoln Assassination Conspirator Lewis Powell by Gardner. $800 - $1,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Nov. 17:</b> Photo Album and Archive Documenting Rev. W.C. Roe's Mission to Fort Sill, Incl. Many Photographs of Geronimo, & Others. $20,000 - $30,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Nov. 17:</b> The American West, Extraordinary Album Containing Photographs of Mormon Elders, American Indians, & More. $15,000 - $25,000
  • <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
  • <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg: Rare Books Auction on November 20th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br><i>Biblia latina</i>, Nuremberg 1475. <br>Est: €18,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>Latin and French Book of Hours, Paris around 1490. Est: €60,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>P. J. Redouté, <i>Les Roses</i>, Paris 1828-29. Est: €12,000
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg: Rare Books Auction on November 20th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>G. W. Knorr, <i>Deliciae Naturae Selectae</i>, Doordrecht 1771. Est: €10,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>J. J. Spalowsky, <i>Beytrag zur Naturgeschichte der Vögel</i>, Vienna 1790-92. Est: €20,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>H. A. Châtelain, <i>Atlas historique</i>, Amsterdam 1718-20. Est: €20,000
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg: Rare Books Auction on November 20th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>K. Rasmussen, Thule-expedition, around 1925-33. Est: €28,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>E. Cerillo, <i>Dipinti murali di Pompei</i>, Napels 1886. Est: €3,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>W. Shakespeare, <i>The plays</i>, London 1807. Est: €1,500
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg: Rare Books Auction on November 20th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>G. Klimt, <i>Das Werk</i>, Vienna 1914. Est: €15,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br><i>International Exhibition of Modern Art</i>, New York 1926. Est: €3,500
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br><i>Arp – Delaunay – Magnelli – Taeuber-Arp</i>, Paris 1950. Est: €1,500

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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 #73 Kestenbaum and Company Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters & Graphic Art June 22, 2017 June 23, 2017 343 174 50.73% USD 1.0 269,320.00 384,050.00 681,860.00 421,662.50 421,662.50 61.84%
2 #1725b Bruun Rasmussen Books and Manuscripts June 20, 2017 June 22, 2017 111 87 78.38% EUR 1.18 0.00 0.00 0.00 63,296.25 70,258.93
3 #62017 Henri Godts Books and Prints Auctions Bibliophile June 20, 2017 June 22, 2017 575 438 76.17% EUR 1.18 226,080.00 274,900.00 359,760.00 449,856.25 499,341.00 125.04%
4 #61917 Adams Amsterdam Auctions Books, Maps & Manuscripts June 19, 2017 June 22, 2017 248 194 78.23% EUR 1.18 172,385.00 258,930.00 359,600.00 267,986.34 297,464.81 74.52%
5 #1725 Bruun Rasmussen Prints June 19, 2017 June 22, 2017 83 68 81.93% EUR 1.18 24,020.00 27,820.00 34,015.00 26,803.75 29,752.22 78.80%
6 #121725 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 6/11 June 18, 2017 June 19, 2017 727 724 99.59% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 178,688.10 178,688.10
7 #161725 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 6/11 June 18, 2017 June 19, 2017 476 449 94.33% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 36,657.15 36,657.15
8 #61817 Clars Auction Gallery Antiques, Asian and Fine Arts: Prints June 18, 2017 June 22, 2017 51 38 74.51% USD 1.0 37,000.00 60,100.00 86,900.00 36,269.75 36,269.75 41.74%
9 #61717 Clars Auction Gallery Antiques, Asian and Fine Arts: Prints and Books June 17, 2017 June 22, 2017 134 105 78.36% USD 1.0 22,550.00 38,550.00 48,850.00 23,558.70 23,558.70 48.23%
10 #14156 Christies Comic Strips and Illustrations June 17, 2017 June 20, 2017 163 115 70.55% EUR 1.18 1,304,500.00 1,585,000.00 2,089,000.00 2,019,500.00 2,261,840.00 96.67%
11 #7161 Heritage Auctions Entertainment June 17, 2017 June 19, 2017 812 529 65.15% USD 1.0 828,256.00 1,242,784.00 1,967,128.00 1,241,218.25 1,241,218.25 63.10%
12 #429 Leland Little Auctions Summer Quarterly Auction - Prints June 17, 2017 June 21, 2017 24 24 100.00% USD 1.0 34,100.00 68,100.00 68,100.00 109,297.50 109,297.50 160.50%
13 #1578 Freemans Books, Maps and Manuscripts June 16, 2017 June 20, 2017 355 317 89.30% USD 1.0 598,460.00 950,840.00 1,035,680.00 801,387.00 801,387.00 77.38%
14 #143880 PIASA Engravings, etc. June 15, 2017 June 20, 2017 35 34 97.14% EUR 1.18 14,100.00 18,250.00 18,950.00 122,395.00 137,082.40 645.88%
15 #2015 Forum Auctions Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper June 15, 2017 June 20, 2017 97 81 83.51% GBP 1.32 13,395.00 19,160.00 21,990.00 19,200.00 24,576.00 87.31%
16 #617 PBA Galleries Rare Books and Manuscripts June 15, 2017 June 17, 2017 240 159 66.25% USD 1.0 194,700.00 300,000.00 515,300.00 181,968.00 181,968.00 35.31%
17 #36256 Bloomsbury Auctions Vintage Posters June 15, 2017 June 17, 2017 213 108 50.70% GBP 1.32 47,210.00 75,479.00 137,249.00 68,726.00 87,969.28 50.07%
18 #14376 Christies Books and Manuscripts June 15, 2017 June 17, 2017 246 177 71.95% USD 1.0 3,935,100.00 5,787,900.00 7,839,200.00 6,854,875.00 6,854,875.00 87.44%
19 #14987 Christies Musical Masterpieces from the Metropolitan Opera Guild Collection June 15, 2017 June 17, 2017 52 46 88.46% USD 1.0 975,350.00 1,439,820.00 1,843,040.00 1,359,125.00 1,359,125.00 73.74%
20 #14993 Christies Ornithology Library of Gerald Dorros June 15, 2017 June 17, 2017 39 31 79.49% USD 1.0 908,100.00 1,292,900.00 1,985,900.00 1,332,625.00 1,332,625.00 67.10%
21 #3101 Artcurial Books and Manuscripts June 14, 2017 June 20, 2017 259 80 30.89% EUR 1.18 565,000.00 741,900.00 1,650,400.00 1,033,776.00 1,157,829.12 62.64%
22 #24115 Bonhams Fine Books, Atlases, Manuscripts and Photographs June 14, 2017 June 17, 2017 236 203 86.02% GBP 1.32 393,000.00 588,500.00 667,800.00 944,407.00 1,208,840.96 141.42%
23 #61417b Dominic Winter Book Auctions Fine Art and Antiques - Prints June 14, 2017 June 20, 2017 135 107 79.26% GBP 1.32 31,800.00 47,970.00 57,870.00 70,038.95 89,649.82 121.03%
24 #487 Leland Little Auctions Contemporary Prints and Photographs from the Davidson Art College Collection - Online bidstart 6/7 June 14, 2017 June 21, 2017 117 117 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 67,212.80 67,212.80
25 #12482 Dorotheum Art Photography June 14, 2017 June 20, 2017 189 111 58.73% EUR 1.18 116,760.00 157,580.00 264,230.00 172,478.00 193,175.36 65.28%
26 #12483 Dorotheum Modern and Contemporary Prints June 14, 2017 June 20, 2017 232 143 61.64% EUR 1.18 213,700.00 213,700.00 391,700.00 393,257.00 440,447.84 100.40%
27 #61417a Dominic Winter Book Auctions Printed Books, Maps and Documents June 14, 2017 June 20, 2017 664 569 85.69% GBP 1.32 200,090.00 300,340.00 345,640.00 365,293.58 467,575.72 105.69%
28 #502 RR Auction Fine Autographs & Artifacts - Internet bidstart 5/19 June 14, 2017 June 20, 2017 822 533 64.84% USD 1.0 723,000.00 971,350.00 1,743,450.00 931,721.21 931,721.21 53.44%
29 #1706132 Chiswick Auctions Fine Art - Prints June 13, 2017 June 20, 2017 22 16 72.73% GBP 1.32 4,370.00 6,290.00 8,720.00 10,845.80 13,882.64 124.38%
30 #45761 Vermot de Pas Sporlympique III: 100% Sport Sale June 13, 2017 June 22, 2017 647 118 18.24% EUR 1.18 8,165.00 14,480.00 75,460.00 12,486.00 13,859.47 16.55%
31 #61117 Grogan and Company The June Auction - Prints June 11, 2017 June 20, 2017 22 21 95.45% USD 1.0 25,900.00 43,900.00 43,900.00 22,021.00 22,021.00 50.16%
32 #61017 Rachel Davis Fine Arts Works on Paper - Prints June 10, 2017 June 22, 2017 526 467 88.78% USD 1.0 125,990.00 215,140.00 244,410.00 184,815.40 184,815.40 75.62%
33 #61017 Michaans Auctions June Estates Auction June 10, 2017 June 17, 2017 61 26 42.62% USD 1.0 12,250.00 17,400.00 44,300.00 10,038.00 10,038.00 22.66%
34 #66b Bubb Kuyper Books, Manuscripts, Prints - Part 2 May 30, 2017 June 22, 2017 694 499 71.90% EUR 1.18 80,130.00 118,070.00 212,100.00 135,642.00 151,919.04 63.95%
35 #66a Bubb Kuyper Books, Manuscripts, Prints - Part 1 May 30, 2017 June 22, 2017 1153 808 70.08% EUR 1.18 162,860.00 240,700.00 385,740.00 274,344.00 304,521.84 71.12%
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  • <b>Christie’s Paris, Nov. 28:</b> Seba, Albertus. <i>Locupletissimi rerum naturalium thesauri.</i> Amsterdam: J. Wetsten, 1734[-1769]. €350,000–550,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, Nov. 28:</b> Janssonius, Joannes. <i>Novus Atlas Absolutissimus</i>. Amsterdam: J Jansson, 1658 [after 1664]. €250,000–450,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, Nov. 28:</b> Goya, Francisco de. <i>[La Tauromaquia.] Treinta y tres estampas, que representan diferentes suertes y actitudes del arte de lidiar los Toros</i>. Madrid: [Rafael Esteve, 1816]. €150,000–250,000
    <b>Christie’s Online, Nov. 29 – Dec. 06:</b> Einstein, Albert. <i>On residual rays – and guilt about an old girlfriend</i>. Prague, 26 December 1911. US$10,000–15,000
    <b>Christie’s Online, Nov. 29 – Dec. 06:</b> Einstein, Albert. <i>‘What is logically simple is so difficult mathematically'</i>. Princeton, 16 August 1949. US$20,000–30,000
    <b>Christie’s New York, Dec. 5:</b> Yorktown Campaign manuscript map. ‘No 1 Carte générale de l’Isle de New York et des Environs...No 2. Reconnoissance Geometrique…’ n.p., c. 1781–1782. US$150,000–200,000
    <b>Christie’s New York, Dec. 5:</b> Le Hay, Jacques and Ferriol, Charles de (1637–1722). <i>Recueil de cent estampes représentant differentes nations du Levant</i>. Paris: Le Hay and Duchange, 1714. US$30,000–40,000
    <b>Christie’s New York, Dec. 7:</b> Cresswell, Samuel Gurney. <i>A Series of Eight Sketches … of the Voyage of the H.M.S. Investigator during the Discovery of the North-west Passage</i>. London: 1854. US$30,000–40,000.
    <b>Christie’s New York, Dec. 7:</b> Veer, Gerrit de. <i>Diarium nauticum seu vera descriptio trium navigationum admirandarum</i>. Amsterdam: Cornelius [Claesz], 1598. US$25,000–35,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>John Norman, <i>The American Pilot</i>, complete copy with 11 folding charts, Boston, 1810. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>John Smith, <i>New England</i>, London, 1616. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Plancius Petrus, <i>Orbis Terrarum Typus de Integro Multis in Locis Emendatus</i>, Amsterdam, 1594. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Martin Waldseemüller, <i>Tabula Terre Nove</i>, woodcut, Strasbourg, 1513. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Forlani & Zaltieri, <i>Il Disegno del Discoperto della Noua Franza</i>, Venice, 1566. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Richard Hakluyt, <i>Novus Orbis</i>, first appearance of "Virginia" on a printed map, Paris, 1587. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Pieter van den Keere, <i>Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica</i>, Amsterdam, 1608. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Abraham Ortelius, <i>Theatrum Orbis Terrarum</i>, Antwerp, 1584. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>George B. Goode & Samuel A. Kilbourne, <i>Game Fishes of the United States</i>, New York, 1879. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>William Faden, <i>The Province of New Jersey</i>, London, 1777. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>James Gillray, <i>The Plumb-Pudding in Danger</i>, hand-colored etching, London, 1805. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Pierre Belon, <i>L'Histoire de la Nature des Oyseaux</i>, with woodcut illustrations, Paris, 1555. $8,000 to $12,000.
  • <b>ALDE - Modern Illustrated Books - Original Drawings. 22 November 2017</b>
    <b>ALDE, Nov. 22:</b> DEGAS (Edgar). Danseuses au repos. Charcoal drawing. 30,000€ to 40,000€
    <b>ALDE, Nov. 22:</b> ERNST (Max). Une Semaine de bonté ou Les Sept éléments capitaux. Deuxième cahier. L'Eau. 1934. With an original collage signed by Max Ernst. 15,000€ to 20,000€
    <b>ALDE, Nov. 22:</b> BALZAC (Honoré de). Le Chef-d’œuvre inconnu. 1931. Illustrated edition by Pablo Picasso of 12 original etchings. 20,000€ to 30,000€
    <b>ALDE, Nov. 22:</b> GIACOMETTI (Alberto). Paris sans fin. 1969. Last illustrated book of Giacometti. 15,000€ to 20,000€
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