• <b>Bonhams: Sale Results from <i>Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I.</i> September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25 results:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>Aurora Australis.</i> Printed at the sign of 'The Penguins'; East Antarctica, 1908. Sold for $97,500
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25 results:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>South Polar Times.</i> 1st edition, limited issue. from the library of Michael Barne. Sold for $25,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25 results:</b> General Washington's <i>Proceedings of a General Court Martial... of Major General Lee.</i> Philiadelphia, 1778. 100 copies printed for Congress. BOUND WITH: ...Court Martial... of St Clair and ...Schuyler. Sold for $87,50
    <b>Bonhams: Sale Results from <i>Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I.</i> September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25 results:</b> <i>The Voice of the People.</i> Boston, 1754. Rare pamphlet on the Excise Tax. Nathaniel Sparhawk's copy. Sold for $8,750
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25 results:</b> Autograph Letter Signed ("S.L. Clemens"), offering extensive hard-earned advice on writing, 5 pp, 1881. Sold for $37,500
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25 results:</b> Lewis, Meriwether. Contemporary manuscript true copy of his final power of attorney, 1809. Sold for $7,500
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25 results:</b> <i>A New Method of Macarony Making, as Practiced at Boston in North America.</i> Mezzotint. London, 1774. Sold for $6,875
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25 results:</b> <i>Scientific Base Ball Pitching: A Treatise on the Pitcher, Pitching, Origin and Philosophy of the Curve.</i> Chicago, 1897. Sold for $3,750
  • <b>Christie’s Online, 31 October –<br>8 November:</b> A signed photograph of Albert Einstein at 50 years old, 1929. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Christie’s Online, 31 October –<br>8 November:</b> Isaac Newton (1643–1727). Autograph manuscript on alchemy, [1670s]. £80,000 to £100,000
    <b>Christie’s Online, 31 October –<br>8 November:</b> Stephen Hawking (1942–2018). One of five known copies of Hawking’s PhD thesis, 15 October 1965. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Christie’s Online, 31 October –<br>8 November:</b> Charles Darwin (1809–1882). Defending the principle of natural selection, [1876]. £15,000 to £25,000
    <b>Christie’s Online, 31 October –<br>8 November:</b> Albert Einstein (1879–1955). Hans Albert Einstein’s copy of his father’s greatest contribution to physics, [c.1919]. £4,000 to ££6,000
    <b>Christie’s Online, 31 October –<br>8 November:</b> Stephen Hawking (1942–2018). <i>A Brief History of Time,</i> signed with a thumbprint, 1988. £2,000 to £3,000
  • <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: The Adventure & Exploration Library of Steve Fossett. October 31, 2018</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> SHACKLETON, Ernest Henry, Sir. <i>Aurora Australis. Printed at the Winter Quarters of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907, During the Winter Months of April, May, June, July, 1908.</i> $60,000 to $80,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> HUMBOLDT, Alexander von, and Aime J. A. BONPLAND. <i>Vues des Cordillères, et monumens des peuples indigènes de l'Amérique.</i> Paris, 1810. $30,000 to $40,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> COOK, James, Captain. [Collected Voyages]. London: Strahan and Cadell, 1773, 1777, 1784. First editions of the second and third voyages. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: The Adventure & Exploration Library of Steve Fossett. October 31, 2018</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> DARWIN, Charles. <i>A Narrative of the Surveying Voyages of His Majesty's Ships Adventure and Beagle, between the years 1826 and 1836.</i> $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> SPILBERGEN, Joris van (1568-1620). <i>Speculum orientalis occidentalisque Indiae navigationum.</i> Leiden: Nicolaus van Geelkercken, 1619. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> DRAKE, Francis, Sir. <i>Sir Francis Drake Revived. Who is or may be a Pattern to stirre up all Heroicke and active Spirits of these Times…</i> London, 1653 [i.e. 1652]. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: The Adventure & Exploration Library of Steve Fossett. October 31, 2018</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> SHACKLETON, Ernest Henry, Sir, Louis C. BERNACCHI, and Apsley George Benet CHERRY-GARRARD, editors. The South Polar Times. London, 1907-1914. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> ANSON, George. <i>A Voyage round the World, In the Years 1740...</i> 1744. London: John and Paul Knapton for the author, 1748. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> HERRERA Y TORDESILLAS, Antonio de. <i>Description des Indes Occidentales, Qu'on appelle aujourdhuy Le Nouveau Monde...</i> Amsterdam: Michel Colin, 1622. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: The Adventure & Exploration Library of Steve Fossett. October 31, 2018</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> NOORT, Olivier van. <i>Description du Penible Voyage fait entour de l'univers ou globe terrestre...</i> Amsterdam: Cornille Nicolas, 1610. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> LEO AFRICANUS, Johannes. <i>A Geographical Historie of Africa, Written in Arabicke and Italian.</i> London: George Bishop, 1600. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> SCHOUTEN, Willem Corneliszoon. <i>Journal ou Description du Merveilleux Voyage de Guillaume Schouten, Hollandois natif de Hoorn, fait es années 1615, 1616, & 1617.</i> 1619. $4,000 to $6,000
  • <center><b>William Bunch Auctions<br>October Fine Art and Prints<br>October 29, 2018</b>
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> Aegidius Sadeler (Flemish, 1570-1629), engraving on laid paper "Madonna and Child in a Landscape", after a drawing by Albrecht Durer. $800 to $1,200
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> Anders Zorn (Swedish, 1860-1920), drypoint etching on paper "On Hemso Island", 1917, pencil signed. $400 to $600
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> Joseph Pennell (American, 1860-1926), etching on paper "Setting Up Columns", pencil signed. $200 to $300
    <center><b>William Bunch Auctions<br>October Fine Art and Prints<br>October 29, 2018</b>
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> William Lee Hankey (British, 1869-1952), drypoint etching on paper "Affection", pencil signed. $200 to $300
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> William Walcot (English, 1874-1943), drypoint etching on paper "Lower Broadway, New York", 1924, pencil signed. $200 to $300
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> Auguste Brouet (French, 1872-1941), color etching "La Pirouette", pencil signed, ed 111/250. $400 to $600
    <center><b>William Bunch Auctions<br>October Fine Art and Prints<br>October 29, 2018</b>
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975), lithograph on paper "The Boy", pencil signed. $2,000 to $3,000
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> John Stockton de Martelly (American, 1903-1979), lithograph on paper "Looking at the Sunshine", pencil signed, original AAA certificate. $400 to $600
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> Jacques Hnizdovsky (Ukrainian-American, 1915-1985), woodcut on paper "Moppet", pencil signed and dated 1965, ed 118/250. $400 to $600

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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>Doyle, Online Auction Oct 30, Travel Literature & Sporting Books from the Library of Arnold ‘Jake’ Johnson:</b> <i>Travels of a Consular Officer in Eastern Tibet.</i> $300 to $400
    <b>Doyle, Online Auction Oct 30, Travel Literature & Sporting Books from the Library of Arnold ‘Jake’ Johnson:</b> <i>A Record of a Trip through Canada's Wilderness to Lake Chibogamoo and to the Great Lake Mistassini in the Summer of 1906.</i> $500 to $70
    <b>Doyle, Online Auction Oct 30, Travel Literature & Sporting Books from the Library of Arnold ‘Jake’ Johnson:</b> <i>Mongolia, the Tangut Country, and the Solitudes of Northern Tibet...</i> $500 to $700
    <b>Doyle, Online Auction Oct 30, Travel Literature & Sporting Books from the Library of Arnold ‘Jake’ Johnson:</b> <i>Trenton Falls, Picturesque and Descriptive.</i> $20 to $30
    <b>Doyle, Online Auction Oct 30, Travel Literature & Sporting Books from the Library of Arnold ‘Jake’ Johnson:</b> <i>Polo in India.</i> $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, Online Auction Oct 30, Travel Literature & Sporting Books from the Library of Arnold ‘Jake’ Johnson:</b> <i>The Far Interior: A Narrative of Travel and Adventure from the Cape of Good Hope across the Zambesi...</i> $400 to $500
    <b>Doyle, Online Auction Oct 30, Travel Literature & Sporting Books from the Library of Arnold ‘Jake’ Johnson:</b> <i>A Year on the Punjab Frontier, in 1848-49</i>… $400 to $500
  • <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>
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Kurt Vonnegut, archive of 12 letters, signed to his family, 6 illustrated, 1930s-40s. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Allen Ginsberg, 11 autograph manuscripts, including 10 drafts of poems & a page of notes, circa 1948. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Joan Miró, illustrated autograph note signed to MoMA Director of Exhibitions & Publications, 1959. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Carl Gustav Jung, typed letter signed to a colleague, 1948. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Gustav Mahler, ALS, arranging a meeting during his historic visit to New York, circa 1908. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Mark Twain, ALS, explaining the target of his new book, 1902. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Charles Dickens, ALS, accepting an invitation in the voice of a <i>Martin Chuzzlewit</i> character, 1843. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Jacob Lawrence, illustrated greeting card signed, 1960. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Robert E. Lee, ALS, to the colonel of the Kanawha Valley volunteers, boosting morale, 1861. $15,000 to $25,000
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