• <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.
  • <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>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…

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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 #24128 Bonhams Prints and Multiples July 5, 2017 July 6, 2017 364 232 63.74% GBP 1.32 0.00 0.00 0.00 371,529.00 479,272.41
2 #2017 Forum Auctions Online Sale: Cricket Books and Works on Paper July 5, 2017 July 6, 2017 83 51 61.45% GBP 1.32 8,380.00 11,740.00 58,690.00 9,337.50 12,045.45 15.91%
3 #L17303 Sothebys Treasures: Lot 19, Adolph Menzel Book July 5, 2017 July 6, 2017 1 0 0.00% GBP 1.32 0.00 0.00 120,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00%
4 #831 Morton Subastas Old and Contemporary Photographs, Engravings, Lithographs, Books and Documents July 5, 2017 July 6, 2017 360 117 32.50% MXN 0.05 1,737,000.00 2,187,000.00 5,390,000.00 1,895,760.00 94,788.00 35.17%
5 #84589 Neret Minet and Tessier Comic Strips: Original Boards & BENJAMIN RABIER July 3, 2017 July 5, 2017 311 187 60.13% EUR 1.18 111,900.00 111,900.00 160,930.00 182,698.00 208,275.72 113.53%
6 #1727 Bruun Rasmussen Prints July 3, 2017 July 5, 2017 75 58 77.33% EUR 1.18 24,465.00 27,930.00 37,045.00 33,655.00 38,366.70 90.85%
7 #121727 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 6/25 July 2, 2017 July 3, 2017 782 773 98.85% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 229,880.35 229,880.35
8 #161727 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 6/25 July 2, 2017 July 3, 2017 475 466 98.11% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 39,250.44 39,250.44
9 #80876 OSENAT Empire at Fontainebleau July 2, 2017 July 4, 2017 97 74 76.29% EUR 1.18 80,510.00 114,800.00 174,900.00 144,956.00 165,249.84 82.88%
10 #7171 Heritage Auctions Animation Art July 1, 2017 July 4, 2017 920 912 99.13% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,415,569.58 1,415,569.58
11 #A181b Koller Auctions Prints and Multiples July 1, 2017 July 3, 2017 148 118 79.73% CHF 1.02 461,200.00 630,300.00 870,100.00 822,404.00 855,300.16 94.52%
12 #A181a Koller Auctions Photography July 1, 2017 July 3, 2017 285 129 45.26% CHF 1.02 151,500.00 229,700.00 540,600.00 251,775.00 261,846.00 46.57%
13 #101 Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen Books, Maps and Prints June 30, 2017 July 6, 2017 4635 2129 45.93% EUR 1.18 694,710.00 694,710.00 1,366,400.00 640,379.00 723,628.27 46.87%
14 #2016 Forum Auctions Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper June 29, 2017 July 3, 2017 94 81 86.17% GBP 1.32 16,000.00 22,820.00 27,440.00 23,987.50 31,183.77 87.42%
15 #62817 Grays Auctioneers Fine Art - Prints and Photography June 28, 2017 July 1, 2017 118 74 62.71% USD 1.0 41,860.00 66,840.00 105,980.00 51,979.80 51,979.80 49.05%
16 #89c Profiles in History Hollywood Auction - Day 3 June 28, 2017 July 6, 2017 229 156 68.12% USD 1.0 183,600.00 269,400.00 398,600.00 479,116.00 479,116.00 120.20%
17 #56 Kedem Auction Jewish and Israeli History and Culture June 27, 2017 July 3, 2017 341 248 72.73% USD 1.0 4,000.00 93,000.00 124,000.00 321,199.00 321,199.00 259.03%
18 #62717 William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals June Quarterly Fine and Decorative Arts Catalogue June 27, 2017 July 1, 2017 44 40 90.91% USD 1.0 28,540.00 53,380.00 59,180.00 40,146.50 40,146.50 67.84%
19 #89b Profiles in History Hollywood Auction - Day 2 - scripts, photos, ephemera June 27, 2017 July 5, 2017 297 233 78.45% USD 1.0 642,800.00 917,300.00 1,166,700.00 1,083,550.00 1,083,550.00 92.87%
20 #89a Profiles in History Hollywood - Day 1: Photographs, Manuscripts June 26, 2017 July 5, 2017 650 588 90.46% USD 1.0 387,300.00 588,800.00 1,213,200.00 1,640,036.00 1,640,036.00 135.18%
21 #48725 Ader Ancient and Modern Books June 23, 2017 July 3, 2017 233 151 64.81% EUR 1.18 129,500.00 180,150.00 291,210.00 248,027.00 282,750.78 85.17%
22 #49043 Vermot de Pas Cinema Posters June 22, 2017 July 3, 2017 200 55 27.50% EUR 1.18 2,130.00 4,270.00 15,670.00 6,089.83 6,942.38 38.86%
23 #100 Winner's Auctions and Exhibitions Books and Manuscripts June 20, 2017 July 3, 2017 98 81 82.65% USD 1.0 841,800.00 637,100.00 788,600.00 831,720.00 831,720.00 105.47%
  • <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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  • <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
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