• <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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1 #14485 Christies SOUTH ASIAN MODERN + CONTEMPORARY ART September 13, 2017 September 14, 2017 3 3 100.00% USD 1.0 17,000.00 23,000.00 23,000.00 51,250.00 51,250.00 222.83%
2 #503 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Fine Books and Manuscripts September 13, 2017 September 14, 2017 344 222 64.53% USD 1.0 215,900.00 332,600.00 469,050.00 415,008.00 415,008.00 88.48%
3 #L17145 Sothebys Made in Britain - Prints September 13, 2017 September 14, 2017 115 103 89.57% GBP 1.32 386,100.00 560,900.00 633,700.00 770,313.00 1,024,516.29 121.56%
4 #141737 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Online bidstart 9/5 September 12, 2017 September 14, 2017 365 359 98.36% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 42,032.40 42,032.40
5 #1737 Bruun Rasmussen Prints September 11, 2017 September 13, 2017 50 46 92.00% EUR 1.18 18,310.00 20,815.00 28,935.00 24,560.00 29,472.00 84.88%
6 #121737 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 9/3 September 10, 2017 September 12, 2017 832 825 99.16% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 226,625.54 226,625.54
7 #161737 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 9/3 September 10, 2017 September 12, 2017 506 499 98.62% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 50,378.31 50,378.31
8 #90917 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers Fine Auction - Art and Design - Prints September 9, 2017 September 14, 2017 17 17 100.00% USD 1.0 3,100.00 5,900.00 5,900.00 5,398.50 5,398.50 91.50%
9 #90917 Michaans Auctions Gallery Auction - Books, Prints, Photographs September 9, 2017 September 13, 2017 29 23 79.31% USD 1.0 15,000.00 21,000.00 25,250.00 16,926.00 16,926.00 67.03%
10 #90917 Gibson Auction Inc. Civil War Relics September 9, 2017 September 13, 2017 108 108 100.00% USD 1.0 11,790.00 23,250.00 23,250.00 18,526.50 18,526.50 79.68%
11 #52 Potter and Potter Auctions Coin-Op and Advertising - Posters and Lithographs September 9, 2017 September 13, 2017 57 45 78.95% USD 1.0 14,300.00 21,150.00 31,600.00 29,304.00 29,304.00 92.73%
12 #90917 Neal Auction Company Fall Estates Auction September 9, 2017 September 13, 2017 84 84 100.00% USD 1.0 68,025.00 101,300.00 101,300.00 96,198.40 96,198.40 94.96%
13 #365 Aspire Auctions Online Sale: Books and Prints - Internet bidstart 9/1 September 9, 2017 September 14, 2017 81 76 93.83% USD 1.0 27,200.00 49,700.00 58,850.00 43,943.20 43,943.20 74.67%
14 #90817 Cowans Auctions Treasures of the Caren Archive - How History Unfolds on Paper: Live Salesroom Auction September 8, 2017 September 9, 2017 428 342 79.91% USD 1.0 255,675.00 405,650.00 506,600.00 376,064.00 376,064.00 74.23%
15 #90717 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books Antique Prints September 7, 2017 September 12, 2017 154 91 59.09% USD 1.0 36,285.00 89,550.00 133,045.00 36,030.50 36,030.50 27.08%
16 #90717 Alaska Auction Books, Prints September 7, 2017 September 13, 2017 34 34 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,944.58 2,944.58
17 #624 PBA Galleries Rare Books and Manuscripts September 7, 2017 September 9, 2017 253 141 55.73% USD 1.0 119,700.00 184,200.00 428,950.00 121,686.00 121,686.00 28.37%
18 #90617 Alaska Auction Online Auction - Books, Prints September 6, 2017 September 13, 2017 14 14 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 707.25 707.25
19 #90617 Dominic Winter Book Auctions English Literature, Early Printed Books & Theology; Antiquarian Cookery September 6, 2017 September 9, 2017 539 494 91.65% GBP 1.32 129,060.00 191,760.00 202,200.00 239,717.00 315,737.20 118.55%
20 #893 Eldreds Collectibles Online September 6, 2017 September 9, 2017 25 17 68.00% USD 1.0 2,450.00 3,480.00 6,150.00 1,675.00 1,675.00 27.24%
21 #90517 Chiswick Auctions Asian Art - Books and Prints September 5, 2017 September 12, 2017 25 18 72.00% GBP 1.32 5,040.00 6,960.00 9,280.00 12,865.10 16,981.93 138.63%
22 #141736 Heritage Auctions Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 8/29 September 5, 2017 September 11, 2017 253 238 94.07% USD 1.0 36,510.00 53,799.00 57,784.00 30,024.40 30,024.40 51.96%
23 #86722 Rossini Prints, Lithographs September 5, 2017 September 13, 2017 432 77 17.82% EUR 1.18 5,150.00 7,730.00 98,140.00 8,632.14 10,358.58 8.80%
24 #1736 Bruun Rasmussen Prints September 4, 2017 September 9, 2017 53 48 90.57% EUR 1.18 18,310.00 21,155.00 23,540.00 23,855.00 28,626.00 101.34%
25 #61 AntiquarianAuctions.com Books - Internet Bidstart 8/24 August 31, 2017 September 14, 2017 396 154 38.89% USD 1.0 36,015.00 45,225.00 152,480.00 34,150.00 34,150.00 22.40%
26 #4508 Forum Auctions in Italy No Reserve Online Sale: Antiquarian and Rare Books August 31, 2017 September 9, 2017 70 70 100.00% EUR 1.18 10,175.00 20,680.00 20,680.00 10,341.60 12,409.92 50.01%
27 #83017 Grays Auctioneers Fine Art, Furniture and Decorative Arts - Prints August 30, 2017 September 9, 2017 29 8 27.59% USD 1.0 1,100.00 1,980.00 26,340.00 787.20 787.20 2.99%
28 #370 Trafford Books Books August 30, 2017 September 13, 2017 295 237 80.34% GBP 1.32 13,400.00 17,490.00 20,930.00 15,628.00 20,628.96 74.67%
29 #1016 Addison and Sarova Rare Books, Manuscripts and Ephemera August 26, 2017 September 12, 2017 211 168 79.62% USD 1.0 48,500.00 77,360.00 105,740.00 68,202.00 73,002.00 64.50%
30 #72617 Chiswick Auctions Printed Books and Manuscripts July 26, 2017 September 12, 2017 281 222 79.00% GBP 1.32 29,260.00 44,910.00 58,010.00 52,235.10 68,950.30 90.04%
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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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