• <b>Sotheby’s: The Library of John & Suzanne Bonham. 26 September in London. Viewing 22-25 September</b>
    Sotheby’s London, Sep. 26:</b> Churchill, Winston S. Two Typed Letters Signed, regarding the British North Greenland Expedition (1952-54). £3,000 to £4,000
    Sotheby’s London, Sep. 26:</b> Bernatz, Johann Martin. <i> Scenes in Ethiopia</i>. London: F.G. Moon, 1852. First edition. £6,000 to £8,000
    Sotheby’s London, Sep. 26:</b> Captain Lawrence Edward Grace Oates. Collection comprising (among other things): documents and pamphlets. £1,500 to £1,800
    <b>Sotheby’s: The Library of John & Suzanne Bonham. 26 September in London. Viewing 22-25 September</b>
    Sotheby’s London, Sep. 26:</b> Darwin, Charles, and Philip Parker King, and Robert FitzRoy. <i> Narrative of the Surveying Voyages of His Majesty's Ships Adventure and Beagle Between the Years 1826 and 1836…</i> £15,000 to £20,000
    Sotheby’s London, Sep. 26:</b> Spratt, Thomas A.B., and Edward Forbes. <i>Travels in Lycia, Milyas, and the Cibyratis</i>. London: John Van Voorst, 1847. £800 to £1,200
    Sotheby’s London, Sep. 26:</b> Richardson, John. <i>Arctic Searching Expedition: A Journal of a Boat-Voyage Through Rupert's Land and the Arctic Sea, In Search of Sir John Franklin</i>. £6,000 to £8,000
  • <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Cook in Tahiti. [Playbill]. [Germany, c.1840.] $3,000 - $5,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Roberts' Sketches in Egypt and Nubia. London, 1846-9. $20,000 - $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Breydenbach. Peregrinatio in terram sanctam. Mainz, 1486. $100,000 - $150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Dürer. Underweysung der messung [and two more]. Nuremberg, 1525-8. $150,000 - $200,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Whitman. Autograph Manuscript [in] The Complete Writings. One of 32 sets. $8,000 - $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Columbus. De Insulis nuper in mari Indico repertis. Basel, 1494. $700,000 - $1,000,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> The Dr. Hendon M. Harris Jr. Korean Atlas Collection. [Korea; c.1700 to c.1890.] $35,000 - $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Aa, Pieter van der. Naaukeurige versameling der gedenk-waardigste zee en land-reysen. Leyden, 1706-8. $8000 - $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Russian Kholod 5D67 HFL Rocket Engine. $25,000 - $40,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Neil Armstrong Apollo Era Training Glove. $8,000 - $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Large Lunar Near Side Chart, Signed by 20th Century Surface Explorers. $20,000 - $25,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Annotated Photo Album Detailing Alexander Graham Bell's Experiments with Tetrahedral Kites. $50,000 - $80,000
  • <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 27, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Cook (Captain James).- Webber (John) and Marie Catherina Prestel. Four views in the South Seas [bound with] <i>Atlas to accompany Captain James Cook's account of his voyages...</i> £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Knight (Joseph). <i>On the cultivation of the plants belonging to the natural order of Proteeae</i>, 1809. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> India & China.- Sonnerat (Pierre). <i>Voyage aux Indes Orientales et a la Chine, fait par ordre du roi, depuis 1774 jusqu'en 1781</i>. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 27, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Mongolia.- Pallas (Peter Simon). <i>Sammlungen Historischer Nachrichten uber die Mongolischen Volkerschaften.</i> £15,000 to £20,000 
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> America.- Warre (Henry). <i>Sketches in North America</i>, 1848. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Atlases.- <i>English Pilot (The). The Fourth Book. Describing The West-Indian Navigation, from Hudson's Bay to the River Amazones...</i> £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 27, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Greece.- Lear (Edward). <i>Views of the Seven Ionian Isles</i>, signed presentation copy from the author to Evelyn Baring, 1863. £3,000 to £4,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Lear (Edward).- [Gray (John Edward)]. <i>Gleanings from the Menagerie and Aviary at Knowsley Hall</i>, 1846. £7,000 to £10,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Flamsteed (John). <i>Historiae Coelestis</i>, first edition,1712. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 27, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Flamsteed (John). <i>Atlas Coelestis</i>, 1781. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Conjuring Posters.- The Steens, American Mystifiers: Originators of Silent Transmission. broadside poster, [probably 1890-1900]. £300 to £500
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Tyndale's Bible.- Bible, English. The newe Testament, Richard Jugge, 1552; sold not subject to return. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 27, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Cook (Captain James).- Webber (John) and Marie Catherina Prestel. Four views in the South Seas [bound with] <i>Atlas to accompany Captain James Cook's account of his voyages to the Pacific Ocean in the years 1776-1780.</i>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Knight (Joseph). <i>On the cultivation of the plants belonging to the natural order of Proteeae</i>, 1809. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> India & China.- Sonnerat (Pierre). <i>Voyage aux Indes Orientales et a la Chine, fait par ordre du roi, depuis 1774 jusqu'en 1781</i>. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 27, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Mongolia.- Pallas (Peter Simon). <i>Sammlungen Historischer Nachrichten uber die Mongolischen Volkerschaften.</i> £15,000 to £20,000 
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> America.- Warre (Henry). <i>Sketches in North America</i>, 1848. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Atlases.- <i>English Pilot (The). The Fourth Book. Describing The West-Indian Navigation, from Hudson's Bay to the River Amazones...</i> £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 27, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Greece.- Lear (Edward). <i>Views of the Seven Ionian Isles</i>, signed presentation copy from the author to Evelyn Baring, 1863. £3,000 to £4,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Lear (Edward).- [Gray (John Edward)]. <i>Gleanings from the Menagerie and Aviary at Knowsley Hall</i>, 1846. £7,000 to £10,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Flamsteed (John). <i>Historiae Coelestis</i>, first edition,1712. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 27, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Flamsteed (John). <i>Atlas Coelestis</i>, 1781. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Conjuring Posters.- The Steens, American Mystifiers: Originators of Silent Transmission. broadside poster, [probably 1890-1900]. £300 to £500
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Tyndale's Bible.- Bible, English. The newe Testament, Richard Jugge, 1552; sold not subject to return. £10,000 to £15,000

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1 #618 PBA Galleries Americana - World History & Exploration - Natural History June 29, 2017 June 30, 2017 636 425 66.82% USD 1.0 125,980.00 207,020.00 358,230.00 115,614.00 115,614.00 32.27%
2 #L17023 Sothebys Contemporary Art Day Auction - Prints June 29, 2017 June 30, 2017 21 16 76.19% GBP 1.35 843,000.00 1,141,000.00 1,413,000.00 1,542,500.00 2,005,250.00 109.16%
3 #36258 Bloomsbury Auctions The Erotica Sale: Books, Works on Paper, Photographs June 29, 2017 June 30, 2017 115 84 73.04% GBP 1.35 28,780.00 41,220.00 78,670.00 38,100.00 49,530.00 48.43%
4 #24240 Bonhams Entertainment Memorabilia June 28, 2017 June 29, 2017 185 118 63.78% GBP 1.35 216,750.00 297,950.00 444,050.00 423,507.00 542,088.96 95.37%
5 #4505 Forum Auctions in Italy No Reserve Online Sale: Antiquarian and Rare Books June 28, 2017 June 29, 2017 110 110 100.00% EUR 1.2 25,690.00 50,280.00 50,280.00 31,787.40 35,919.74 63.22%
6 #L17022 Sothebys Contemporary Art Evening Auction - Prints June 28, 2017 June 28, 2017 4 3 75.00% GBP 1.35 550,000.00 810,000.00 1,560,000.00 1,248,000.00 1,597,440.00 80.00%
7 #12491 Dorotheum Books and Decorative Prints June 28, 2017 June 29, 2017 385 316 82.08% EUR 1.2 306,660.00 306,660.00 319,820.00 625,650.00 706,984.20 195.63%
8 #81191 Pierre Berge and Associes LIBRARY OF PIERRE BERGÉ '' MUSIC BEFORE ANYTHING ELSE ... '' MUSICIANS AND POETS IN ASSOCIATION WITH SOTHEBY'S June 28, 2017 June 30, 2017 260 168 64.62% EUR 1.2 936,150.00 1,264,500.00 1,927,800.00 1,658,667.00 1,890,880.38 86.04%
9 #1706272 Chiswick Auctions Modern & Contemporary Art from A Distinguished Private Collection, Part One June 27, 2017 June 29, 2017 8 1 12.50% GBP 1.35 3,000.00 5,000.00 29,400.00 3,660.00 4,684.80 12.45%
10 #24205 Bonhams Prints and Multiples June 27, 2017 June 28, 2017 119 81 68.07% GBP 1.35 643,700.00 942,300.00 1,347,300.00 1,033,250.00 1,312,227.50 76.69%
11 #62717 Jacksons Auction World Treasures: Important Russian, European, Asian & American Works June 27, 2017 June 29, 2017 24 22 91.67% USD 1.0 19,550.00 29,250.00 35,250.00 38,250.00 38,250.00 108.51%
12 #3016T Skinner Discovery - Online Auction - Prints Bidstart 6/15 June 27, 2017 June 27, 2017 112 70 62.50% USD 1.0 18,490.00 28,755.00 49,055.00 20,368.80 20,368.80 41.52%
13 #1726 Bruun Rasmussen Prints June 26, 2017 June 28, 2017 91 72 79.12% EUR 1.2 31,725.00 34,650.00 40,420.00 34,580.00 38,729.60 85.55%
14 #62617 Cowans Auctions An Eclectic Collection: the Library of the Late Dr. Ivan Gilbert of Columbus, Ohio: Timed Bidsquare Auction - bidstart 6/8 June 26, 2017 June 28, 2017 244 200 81.97% USD 1.0 111,925.00 111,925.00 123,815.00 174,924.45 174,924.45 141.28%
15 #121726 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 6/18 June 25, 2017 June 26, 2017 731 727 99.45% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 204,592.27 204,592.27
16 #161726 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 6/18 June 25, 2017 June 26, 2017 460 440 95.65% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 36,782.19 36,782.19
17 #62417 National Book Auctions Books and Ephemera – Easton, West, Exploration, 16th Cent., etc. June 24, 2017 June 30, 2017 366 366 100.00% USD 1.0 52,910.00 109,300.00 109,300.00 32,723.75 32,724.31 29.94%
18 #62417 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers Fine Auction - Prints June 24, 2017 June 28, 2017 24 22 91.67% USD 1.0 12,600.00 20,750.00 23,750.00 29,970.00 29,970.00 126.19%
19 #2518 Ferraton Books, Prints, Photographs June 23, 2017 June 30, 2017 1049 841 80.17% EUR 1.2 76,650.00 113,530.00 145,625.00 199,550.00 227,487.05 137.03%
20 #503 RR Auction Bonnie and Clyde - Online bidstart 6/15 June 23, 2017 June 28, 2017 131 86 65.65% USD 1.0 252,200.00 252,200.00 536,800.00 281,531.25 281,531.25 52.45%
21 #143875 PIASA Asian Art - Books and Prints June 23, 2017 June 24, 2017 88 50 56.82% EUR 1.2 86,780.00 116,450.00 151,100.00 162,071.00 181,519.52 107.26%
22 #149211 PIASA Masters : prints, books, and multiples XXe Including Andy Warhol : L’intégrale June 22, 2017 June 24, 2017 35 19 54.29% EUR 1.2 165,000.00 220,800.00 411,800.00 236,850.00 265,272.00 57.52%
23 #870 Eldreds Fine and Decorative Arts - Prints, Books, etc. June 22, 2017 June 27, 2017 111 64 57.66% USD 1.0 15,410.00 23,685.00 61,235.00 23,671.25 23,671.25 38.66%
24 #716 Bolaffi Ambassador Auctions Rare Books and Autographs June 22, 2017 June 29, 2017 782 563 71.99% EUR 1.2 0.00 0.00 0.00 761,615.50 860,625.51
25 #502 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Fine Art - Prints and Photography June 22, 2017 June 24, 2017 102 86 84.31% USD 1.0 9,690.00 16,090.00 23,270.00 13,919.00 13,919.00 59.82%
26 #36262 Bloomsbury Auctions Books and Works on Paper June 22, 2017 June 24, 2017 416 302 72.60% GBP 1.35 75,310.00 107,760.00 156,920.00 130,534.00 165,778.18 83.19%
27 #62017 Stockholms Auktionsverk Rare Books, Maps and Manuscripts June 20, 2017 June 28, 2017 327 252 77.06% SEK 0.13 2,921,000.00 3,690,500.00 4,680,500.00 6,404,300.00 704,473.21 136.83%
28 #48821 Ader Letters and Autographs June 20, 2017 June 27, 2017 333 228 68.47% EUR 1.2 138,530.00 174,360.00 261,560.00 273,940.00 306,812.80 104.73%
29 #215 Pandolfini Books, Manuscripts and Autographs June 20, 2017 June 27, 2017 122 78 63.93% EUR 1.2 149,800.00 194,650.00 289,150.00 207,379.00 232,264.48 71.72%
30 #209 Pandolfini Prints and Drawings from the 16th to the 20th Century June 20, 2017 June 27, 2017 186 106 56.99% EUR 1.2 177,100.00 252,100.00 425,500.00 309,752.00 346,922.24 72.80%
31 #141 Minerva Auctions Roma Books, Autographs and Prints June 15, 2017 June 24, 2017 674 365 54.15% EUR 1.2 432,300.00 557,610.00 896,960.00 810,654.00 907,932.48 90.38%
32 #48695 Vermot de Pas NASA Photographs June 13, 2017 June 24, 2017 150 36 24.00% EUR 1.2 16,200.00 22,000.00 99,600.00 13,608.00 15,240.96 13.66%
33 #48567 Vermot de Pas Children Books - Jean-Jacques Loup Original Drawings June 12, 2017 June 24, 2017 326 36 11.04% EUR 1.2 1,630.00 2,540.00 23,800.00 3,980.40 4,458.05 16.72%
34 #66g Bubb Kuyper Books, Manuscripts, Prints - Part 7 June 2, 2017 June 24, 2017 902 694 76.94% EUR 1.2 174,640.00 257,400.00 324,880.00 312,540.00 350,044.80 96.20%
35 #66e Bubb Kuyper Books, Manuscripts, Prints - Part 5 June 1, 2017 June 24, 2017 981 742 75.64% EUR 1.2 163,820.00 238,050.00 296,250.00 309,750.00 346,920.00 104.56%
36 #66f Bubb Kuyper Books, Manuscripts, Prints - Part 6 June 1, 2017 June 24, 2017 385 294 76.36% EUR 1.2 38,510.00 55,530.00 71,560.00 74,340.00 83,260.80 103.88%
37 #66c Bubb Kuyper Books, Manuscripts, Prints - Part 3 May 31, 2017 June 24, 2017 1159 646 55.74% EUR 1.2 154,040.00 220,890.00 372,670.00 227,754.00 255,084.48 61.11%
38 #66d Bubb Kuyper Books, Manuscripts, Prints - Part 4 May 31, 2017 June 24, 2017 553 391 70.71% EUR 1.2 139,760.00 206,000.00 349,520.00 240,090.00 268,900.80 68.69%
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Printed & Manuscript Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Broadside proclaiming the end of the Revolutionary War, NH, 1783. $20,000 to $30,000. 
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Manuscript medical journal kept by physicians aboard Continental Navy vessels, 1777-88. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Manuscript notes on sermons heard at Boston's First Church & Old South Church, 1684-1703. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Printed & Manuscript Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Missionary archive of Samuel W. and Gideon H. Pond, MN, 1833-93. $30,000 to $40,000. 
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Captain's journal of a mutinous whaling journey, South Pacific, 1839-46. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> <i>McClees' Gallery of Photographic Portraits ... of the Thirty-Fifth Congress</i>,Washington, 1859. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Printed & Manuscript Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Juan de Ugarte, manuscript report on first 16 months of California missions, Mexico, 1699. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Cyanotype albums depicting the construction of the Williamsburg Bridge, New York City, 1897-1903. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Unrecorded broadside from occupied New York, 1778. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Printed & Manuscript Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> <i>The Honolulu Merchants' Looking-Glass</i>, first edition, San Francisco, 1862. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Honorius Philoponus, <i>Nova Typis Transacta Navigatio</i>, first edition, Linz, 1621. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> The Book of Mormon, first edition, Palmyra, NY, 1830. $10,000 to $15,000.
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  • <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>Consignments now invited<br>History of Science & Technology<br>December 12th, 2017</b>
    NEWTON, ISAAC. <i>Opticks</i>. London, 1704. Presentation copy to Edmund Halley. Sold for $1,330,000
    Apple Computer Contract & Dissolution of Contract, signed by Jobs, Wozniak, & Wayne. Sold for $1,594,500
    DARWIN, CHARLES. Autograph Manuscript page from the manuscript of <i>On the Origin of Species</i>. Sold for $250,000
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