• <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 #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 1.35 386,100.00 560,900.00 633,700.00 770,313.00 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 1.2 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 1.35 129,060.00 191,760.00 202,200.00 239,717.00 315,737.20 118.55%
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 1.35 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 1.2 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 1.2 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 1.2 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 1.35 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 1.35 29,260.00 44,910.00 58,010.00 52,235.10 68,950.30 90.04%
  • <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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