• <b>Christie’s Online, Dec. 5 – Dec. 12:</b> <i>John the Baptist</i>. initial 'H' cut from a choirbook [Lombardy or Siena, c. 1470s]. US$6,000–9,000
    <b>Christie’s Online, Dec. 5 – Dec. 12:</b> <i>Maharaja Ranjit Singh (1780–1839) seated on a terrace with Sikh noblemen</i>. [Punjab, North India, circa 1830-40]. Estimate: US$10,000–15,000
  • <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>
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  • <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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1 #n09759 Sothebys Space Exploration July 20, 2017 July 21, 2017 143 124 86.71% USD 1.0 543,000.00 798,200.00 1,024,000.00 1,612,188.00 1,612,188.00 157.44%
2 #71717 Cowans Auctions Property from N. Flayderman & Co.: Online Timed Auction - Internet bidstart 7/6 July 17, 2017 July 21, 2017 294 277 94.22% USD 1.0 74,200.00 121,150.00 128,400.00 155,184.00 155,184.00 120.86%
3 #71617 Clars Auction Gallery Antiques, Asian and Fine Arts: Prints July 16, 2017 July 18, 2017 37 30 81.08% USD 1.0 31,300.00 51,400.00 63,050.00 33,292.25 33,292.25 52.80%
4 #121729 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 7/9 July 16, 2017 July 17, 2017 598 590 98.66% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 170,790.83 170,790.83
5 #161729 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 7/9 July 16, 2017 July 17, 2017 427 411 96.25% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 40,952.04 40,952.04
6 #71517 Clars Auction Gallery Antique, Asian, Fine Arts: Prints, Maps, Books July 15, 2017 July 18, 2017 151 137 90.73% USD 1.0 23,450.00 42,300.00 50,100.00 34,805.70 34,805.70 69.47%
7 #116 Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH Rare Books, Prints and Historical Photographs July 14, 2017 July 17, 2017 1034 435 42.07% EUR 1.18 158,840.00 211,380.00 529,450.00 266,515.20 303,827.32 50.34%
8 #619 PBA Galleries Art and Illustration - Fine Children's Literature July 13, 2017 July 17, 2017 364 252 69.23% USD 1.0 111,060.00 175,560.00 249,760.00 99,032.00 99,032.00 39.65%
9 #60 AntiquarianAuctions.com Books - Internet Bidstart 10/87/6 July 13, 2017 July 18, 2017 379 143 37.73% USD 1.0 39,485.00 42,360.00 127,500.00 38,007.00 38,007.00 29.81%
10 #36257 Bloomsbury Auctions Caricatures July 13, 2017 July 18, 2017 133 97 72.93% GBP 1.34 44,830.00 65,510.00 85,960.00 71,134.00 92,474.20 82.75%
11 #4506 Forum Auctions in Italy Antiquarian and Rare Books July 13, 2017 July 21, 2017 147 147 100.00% EUR 1.18 19,385.00 38,670.00 38,670.00 31,140.00 35,811.00 80.53%
12 #71317 Dirk Soulis Auctions Summer Collections - Books, Prints - Internet Bidstart 6/19 July 13, 2017 July 18, 2017 156 154 98.72% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 54,494.25 54,494.25
13 #14299 Christies Printed Books and Manuscripts July 12, 2017 July 17, 2017 260 215 82.69% GBP 1.34 2,196,800.00 3,275,000.00 5,789,000.00 4,605,375.00 5,986,987.50 79.55%
14 #504 RR Auction Fine Autographs & Artifacts - Internet bidstart 6/26 July 12, 2017 July 17, 2017 827 530 64.09% USD 1.0 539,300.00 795,300.00 1,290,000.00 797,279.85 797,279.85 61.80%
15 #1516 Tooveys Prints July 12, 2017 July 18, 2017 33 25 75.76% GBP 1.34 1,200.00 1,790.00 2,220.00 2,041.00 2,653.30 91.94%
16 #L17404 Sothebys English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin July 11, 2017 July 17, 2017 399 265 66.42% GBP 1.34 1,022,270.00 1,452,390.00 1,985,990.00 2,673,290.00 3,475,277.00 134.61%
17 #49311 Vermot de Pas Books, Posters, Photographs July 11, 2017 July 17, 2017 173 83 47.98% EUR 1.18 7,155.00 9,340.00 21,050.00 12,095.08 13,788.31 57.46%
18 #1013 Forum Auctions Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper July 10, 2017 July 18, 2017 475 366 77.05% GBP 1.34 388,830.00 540,960.00 681,110.00 798,112.50 1,045,527.72 117.18%
19 #509 Winter Associates Prints July 10, 2017 July 17, 2017 46 40 86.96% USD 1.0 9,575.00 15,875.00 16,875.00 12,666.00 12,666.00 75.06%
20 #71017 Quagga Rare Books and Art Photographs and Photobooks - Internet bidstart 7/3 July 10, 2017 July 17, 2017 50 23 46.00% USD 1.0 4,676.00 5,690.00 8,270.00 4,070.00 4,070.00 49.21%
21 #48145 Holabird Kagin Americana Great American July Auction - Session three: prints, books, ephemera July 10, 2017 July 18, 2017 274 173 63.14% USD 1.0 23,880.00 51,520.00 106,450.00 19,588.40 19,588.40 18.40%
22 #48144 Holabird Kagin Americana Great American July Auction - Session two: prints, books, ephemera July 9, 2017 July 18, 2017 185 94 50.81% USD 1.0 16,485.00 33,515.00 73,660.00 12,928.75 12,928.75 17.55%
23 #050 Potter and Potter Auctions Fine Books and Manuscripts July 8, 2017 July 18, 2017 569 481 84.53% USD 1.0 150,710.00 245,355.00 349,150.00 245,418.00 245,418.00 70.29%
24 #99 Goldberg Coins and Collectibles Collectibles and Space Memorabilia July 8, 2017 July 18, 2017 391 318 81.33% USD 1.0 242,825.00 336,800.00 465,950.00 282,696.00 282,696.00 60.67%
25 #70817 Michaans Auctions Estate Sale - Books and Prints July 8, 2017 July 17, 2017 57 29 50.88% USD 1.0 14,800.00 21,000.00 40,900.00 17,652.00 17,652.00 43.16%
26 #3052T Skinner Irresistible. Unreserved. - Books, Prints - bidstart 6/21 July 7, 2017 July 17, 2017 79 79 100.00% USD 1.0 1,580.00 15,800.00 15,800.00 12,098.00 12,098.00 76.57%
27 #45763 Vermot de Pas Comics and Original Plates July 1, 2017 July 17, 2017 674 429 63.65% EUR 1.18 68,991.00 86,070.00 269,140.00 103,847.34 118,385.98 38.58%
28 #60917 Dirk Soulis Auctions Our 19th Annual Spring Art Auction - Prints June 9, 2017 July 18, 2017 68 64 94.12% USD 1.0 37,200.00 53,925.00 55,525.00 40,380.55 40,380.55 72.72%
29 #297 Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers Rare Books, Literature, & Sporting Collectibles May 30, 2017 July 18, 2017 877 750 85.52% EUR 1.18 228,740.00 322,930.00 385,715.00 364,842.00 419,568.30 94.59%
  • <b>Bloomsbury Auctions: Books and Works on Paper, including Fine Photographs. December 14, 2017</b>
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Rowling (J.K.). Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, original fine black pen and ink manuscript book by the author J.K.Rowling, with 31pp of text and illustrations. £80,000 to £120,000
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Blaeu (Johannes). <i>Vierde Stuck der Aerdrycks-Beschryving, welck vervat Engelandt</i>, i.e. <i>Theatrum Orbis Terrarum</i>. vol 4, England & Wales. £10,500 to £12,500
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Miró (Joan). L'Homme au Balencier, etching, aquatint and carborundum, printed in colours on Japan paper, signed in pencil lower right. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Bloomsbury Auctions: Books and Works on Paper, including Fine Photographs. December 14, 2017</b>
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Steve McCurry (b.1950). Afghan Girl, 1984, pigment inkjet print, signed and numbered 48/250 in pencil on lower margin. £2,500 to £3,500
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Keough (Pat and Rosemarie). <i>Antarctica</i>, no 228 of 950 copies, signed by the authors, many colour illustrations, original dark grey morocco. £2,800 to £3,200
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Rowlandson (Thomas). Darby & Joan, the idyllically contended couple sit either side of a stove in a cosy domestic interior, ink and watercolour on wove paper. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Bloomsbury Auctions: Books and Works on Paper, including Fine Photographs. December 14, 2017</b>
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Procktor (Patrick). Tiny blue-eyed goldfish, watercolour, 310 x 460mm., signed in blue crayon, lower right, titled and inscribed Muscat Jan 19. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Iouri Abramochkin (b.1936). Horsemen, Dagestan, 1968, Lambda print, printed later, signed, dated, editioned 1/8 and annotated in black ink verso. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Ravilious (Eric).- Shakespeare (William). Twelfth NIght, or, What You Will, number 79 of 275 copies , wood-engraved title. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Bloomsbury Auctions: Books and Works on Paper, including Fine Photographs. December 14, 2017</b>
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Michelangelo.- Chastel (André). <i>The Vatican Frescoes of Michelangelo</i>, Photography by Takashi Okamura, 2 vol., one of 600 sets, colour plates. £500 to £700
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Wyndham (John). <i>The Day of the Triffids; The Kraken Wakes; The Chrysalids;</i> together with 8 other volumes. All first editions. £400 to £600
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Alfred Stieglitz (1864-1946). Goats Along The Seine, 1894. Photogravure, printed 1990s by Dorothy Norman, one from an edition of 40 published by Aperture. £400 to £600
  • <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>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>Sotheby’s New York: Fine Books & Manuscripts. December 11, 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec. 11:</b> Wright, Frank Lloyd. An important collection of early letters from Wright to members of his family. 1909–1926. $60,000 to $80,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec. 11:</b> Rand, Ayn. Ayn Rand's important first speech delivered at the Ford Hall Forum. $60,000 to $80,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec. 11:</b> Tolkien, J.R.R. <i>The Hobbit or There and Back Again</i>. London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1937. $50,000 to $70,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec. 11:</b> [Flemish Flower Manuscript]. Lille, Spanish Netherlands: 1630. $50,000 to $60,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec. 11:</b> García Márquez, Gabriel. Two drafts of an early short story, "Rosas Artificiales.” $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Sotheby’s New York: History of Science and Technology. December 12, 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec. 12:</b> Enigma M4. A Fully Operational Four-Rotor ("M4") Kriegsmarine Enigma Cipher Machine, 1944. $350,000 To $500,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec. 12:</b> The "Polio" Nobel Prize. The 1954 Nobel Prize Medal for Physiology or Medicine Awarded to Frederick C. Robbins. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec. 12:</b> ENIGMA I. A Fully Operational Early Three-Rotor Enigma I Cipher Machine. Berlin, Heimsoeth Und Rinke, Early 1930s. $120,000 to $180,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec. 12:</b> Bonestell, Chesley. "Saturn, Viewed From Titan, One of Its Satellites." A Mid 1950's Study for the 360° Titan Panorama. 1 ½ x 20’. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec. 12:</b> Descartes, René. <i>Discours de la Méthode pour Bien Conduire Sa Raison, & Chercher la Verité dans les Sciences... 1637. $80,000 to $120,000
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