• <b>Skinner: Early English Books<br>A Single Owner Sale. July 20, 2018</b>
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Cranmer, Thomas (1489-1556). <i>Catechismus, That is to Say, a Shorte Instruction into Christian Religion...</i> London, 1548. First edition. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Donne, John (1572-1631). <i>Pseudo-Martyr.</i> London: Printed by W[illiam] Stansby for Walter Burre, 1610. First edition. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Fletcher, Giles (1549?-1611). <i>The Russe Common Wealth, or Maner of Gouernement by the Russe Emperour…</i> London, 1591. First edition. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Gabelkover, Oswald (1539-1616). <i>The Boock of Physicke.</i> Dordrecht: Isaack Caen, 1599. First edition. $12,000 to $15,000
    <b>Skinner: Early English Books<br>A Single Owner Sale. July 20, 2018</b>
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Galileo, Galilei (1564-1642) trans. Thomas Salusbury (d. 1666). <i>Mathematical Collections and Translations the First Tome.</i> London, 1661. First edition of Galileo's works in English. $35,000 to $50,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Higden, Ranulphus (d. 1364). <i>Polycronicon.</i> Translated by John Trevisa, with the 1357-1460 <i>Continuation</i> by William Caxton. Southwark, 1527. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Randolph, Bernard (b. 1643). <i>The Present State of the Morea, Called Anciently Peloponnesus…</i> London, 1689. [Bound with] <i>The Present State of the Islands of the Archipelago…</i> $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> <i>The Great Herball Newly Corrected.</i> London, 1539. Folio, ESTC lists three U.S. copies; the last copy offered at auction was incomplete and sold in 1949. $25,000 to $35,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Luis de Lucena, <i>Arte de Ajedres,</i> first edition of the earliest extant manual on modern chess, Salamanca, circa 1496-97. Sold for $68,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Carte-de-visite album with 83 images of prominent African Americans & abolitionists, circa 1860s. Sold for $47,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Gustav Klimt, <i>Das Werk,</i> Vienna & Leipzig, 1918. Sold for $106,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Man Ray, <i>[London Transport] – Keeps London Going,</i> 1938. Sold for $149,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Thomas Jefferson, Letter Signed, to Major-General Nathanael Greene, promising reinforcements against Cornwallis, 1781. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Nicolas de Fer, <i>L’Amerique Divisee Selon Letendue de ses Principales Parties,</i> Paris, 1713. Sold for $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Russell H. Tandy, <i>The Secret in the Old Attic,</i> watercolor, pencil & ink, 1944. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ernest Hemingway, <i>Three Stories & Ten Poems,</i> first edition of the author's first book, Paris, 1923. Sold for $23,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Walker Evans, <i>River Rouge Plant,</i> silver print, 1947. Sold for $57,500.
  • <b>Doyle, online only: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. July 13-24, 2018</b>
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Zane Grey, Inscribed photograph album depicting Grey and party at Catalina, fishing, and in Arizona. $700 to $1,000
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Eric Taverner, Salmon Fishing...London: Seeley, Service & Co., 1931. $600 to $900
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> The Gentleman Angler. $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, online only: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. July 13-24, 2018</b>
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Ken Robinson, Flyfishers' Progress. [London: The Flyfishers' Club, 2000. $200 to $300
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> G. H. Lacy, North Punjab Fishing Club Angler's Handbook. Calcutta: Newman & Co., 1890. $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> J. Harrington Keene, Fly-Fishing and Fly-Making for Trout, etc. New York, 1887. $200 to $300
    <b>Doyle, online only: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. July 13-24, 2018</b>
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Arthur Macrate, The History of The Tuna Club, Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, California, 1948. $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Joseph D. Bates Jr. Streamer Fly Tying and Fishing. Harrisburg, PA: The Stackpole Company, 1966. $800 to $1,200
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Paul Schmookler and Ingrid V. Sils. Rare and Unusual Fly Tying Materials: A Natural History. $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Herbert Hoover, Fishing For Fun - And To Wash Your Soul. New York: Random House, 1963. $400 to $600
  • <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 372: Martin Luther King Jr. March for Freedom Now! Placard. Chicago, 1960. 28 x 22”. $3,000 to $6,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 567: Warhol, Andy. Tate Gallery Exhibition Booklet, Signed on the Cover by Warhol. Tate Gallery, 1971. $700 to $900
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 72: Mitchell, Margaret. <i>Gone With the Wind.</i> New York: The Macmillan Co., 1936. First edition, first issue. $4,000 to $5,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 468: Photo Archive Documenting the 1930s—50s Chicago Jazz and Night Club Scene. A significant collection. $2,000 to $4,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 143: Dr. Seuss. <i>Oh Say Can You Say.</i> 1979, First Edition, Signed. $200 to $300
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 285: [Maps] Thomas G. Bradford. <i>A Comprehensive Atlas, Geographical, Historical & Commercial.</i> Boston: William D. Ticknor, 1835. First Edition. $1,600 to $1,800
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 69: Herman Melville. <i>Moby Dick, or The Whale</i>. New York: Random House, 1930. First Kent Trade Edition. $400 to $600
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 295: John James Audoban. Group of 148 Lithographs from the Birds of America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, ca. 1840s. $600 to $800
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 54: Langston Hughes. <i>One-Way Ticket.</i> New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949. First edition. $300 to $500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 7: Ray Bradbury. <i>The Martian Chronicles.</i> With a Wine Label Signed by Bradbury. Garden City: Doubleday, 1950. First edition $300 to $500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 121. Frank L Baum. <i>The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.</i> Chicago: George M. Hill Co., 1899, 1900. First Edition. $4,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 369. [Declaration of Independence] Peter Force Engraving of the Declaration of Independence. One page; 29 x 26”. From the "American Archives" 1837-1853 series of books. $15,000 to $20,000

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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 #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>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>The Tragedie of Julius Caesar.</i> London, 1623. 1st appearance in print, Complete from the First Folio. Sold for $175,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Ernst, Max. <i>Mr. Knife and Miss Fork</i>. Paris, 1932. DELUXE EDITION. Sold for $15,625
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Cage, John. Autograph musical leaf from his Concert for Piano and Orchestra, NY, 1958. Sold for $18,750
    <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Einstein, Albert. Signed Passport Photo for his US citizenship application. Bermuda, 1935. Sold for $17,500
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Verard, Antoine. Illuminated printed Book of Hours. Paris, 1507. Sold for $7,500
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Wetterkurzschlussel. German Weather Report Codebook - for Enigma use. Berlin, 1942. Sold for $225,000
    <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Morelos y Pavon, Jose Maria. Autograph letter signed to El Virrey Venegas, February 5, 1812. Sold for $6,250
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Milne, A.A. Complete set of <i>Winnie-the-Pooh</i> books. 4 volumes. All first issue points. London, 1924-1928. Sold for $5,250
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> A 48-star American Flag, battle worn flown at Guadalcanal and Peleliu, 1942-1944. Sold for $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Locke, John. Autograph Letter Signed mourning the death of his friend, William Molyneaux, 2 pp, October 27, 1698. Sold for $20,000
  • <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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