• <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€
  • <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>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

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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 #14047 Bloomsbury Auctions Fine Clocks, Barometers & Scientific Instruments - Books September 20, 2017 September 22, 2017 96 93 96.88% GBP 1.32 15,570.00 23,130.00 23,830.00 34,919.00 47,140.65 146.53%
2 #L17161 Sothebys Prints and Multiples September 20, 2017 September 22, 2017 250 209 83.60% GBP 1.32 1,893,300.00 2,752,700.00 3,169,200.00 3,194,375.00 4,312,406.25 100.79%
3 #3238 Artcurial The Banksy Years September 19, 2017 September 21, 2017 70 49 70.00% EUR 1.18 88,850.00 122,950.00 133,000.00 171,808.00 206,169.60 129.18%
4 #13879 Christies Prints and Multiples September 19, 2017 September 21, 2017 216 187 86.57% GBP 1.32 1,882,700.00 2,795,600.00 3,479,100.00 3,608,125.00 4,870,968.75 103.71%
5 #3283 Artcurial More - Prints September 19, 2017 September 21, 2017 147 93 63.27% EUR 1.18 81,650.00 117,200.00 210,200.00 175,280.00 210,336.00 83.39%
6 #873 Bruun Rasmussen Books September 19, 2017 September 21, 2017 11 7 63.64% EUR 1.18 19,500.00 26,250.00 182,850.00 33,256.25 39,907.50 18.19%
7 #141738 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Online bidstart 9/12 September 19, 2017 September 21, 2017 520 506 97.31% USD 1.0 80,250.00 115,175.00 121,600.00 66,733.20 66,733.20 54.88%
8 #2454 Swann Galleries 19th and 20th Century Prints and Drawings September 19, 2017 September 21, 2017 636 462 72.64% USD 1.0 2,022,600.00 3,060,400.00 4,710,400.00 2,625,109.00 2,625,109.00 55.73%
9 #1738 Bruun Rasmussen Prints September 18, 2017 September 21, 2017 55 47 85.45% EUR 1.18 21,850.00 24,930.00 29,040.00 29,651.25 35,581.50 102.10%
10 #121738 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 9/10 September 17, 2017 September 21, 2017 706 706 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 178,792.32 178,792.32
11 #161738 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 9/10 September 17, 2017 September 21, 2017 450 450 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 30,454.15 30,454.15
12 #91717 Clars Auction Gallery Fine Art and Antiques - Books, Prints September 17, 2017 September 19, 2017 42 37 88.10% USD 1.0 128,100.00 202,600.00 256,300.00 190,064.50 190,064.50 74.16%
13 #91617 Brunk Auctions September 16 Catalogue Auction - Books, Prints September 16, 2017 September 19, 2017 66 57 86.36% USD 1.0 43,600.00 69,500.00 105,000.00 59,818.00 59,818.00 56.97%
14 #70 Treadway Toomey Auctions 20th Century Art and Design - Prints September 16, 2017 September 19, 2017 80 73 91.25% USD 1.0 77,250.00 115,350.00 122,450.00 117,282.50 117,282.50 95.78%
15 #431 Leland Little Auctions The Fall Quarterly Auction featuring The Collection of Esther B. Ferguson, Secessionville Manor, SC September 16, 2017 September 18, 2017 63 54 85.71% USD 1.0 70,400.00 130,600.00 142,200.00 106,642.50 106,642.50 74.99%
16 #91617 Clars Auction Gallery Fine Art and Antiques - Books, Prints September 16, 2017 September 19, 2017 165 139 84.24% USD 1.0 28,950.00 50,750.00 61,150.00 41,928.10 41,928.10 68.57%
17 #511 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers St. Louis Fall Auction - Books and Prints September 15, 2017 September 16, 2017 31 25 80.65% USD 1.0 4,980.00 8,360.00 15,980.00 6,718.00 6,718.00 42.04%
18 #pf1761 Sothebys From the Collection of Prince Marc de Beauvau-Craon, Paris September 15, 2017 September 16, 2017 11 9 81.82% EUR 1.18 16,600.00 25,400.00 28,000.00 32,438.00 38,601.22 115.85%
19 #1732 Tajan G. VANDAELE LIBRARY September 14, 2017 September 19, 2017 391 347 88.75% EUR 1.18 382,851.00 529,900.00 589,200.00 941,115.00 1,129,338.00 159.73%
20 #36259 Bloomsbury Auctions The Glory of Science: Photos, Maps, Prints and Autographs September 14, 2017 September 16, 2017 109 65 59.63% GBP 1.32 58,600.00 84,660.00 113,510.00 89,649.00 120,129.66 78.98%
21 #6201 Heritage Auctions Books September 14, 2017 September 16, 2017 706 677 95.89% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,879,950.50 1,879,950.50
22 #pf1751 Sothebys Timeless Elegance September 14, 2017 September 16, 2017 2 2 100.00% EUR 1.18 1,000.00 1,600.00 1,600.00 4,750.00 5,652.50 296.88%
23 #2023 Forum Auctions Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper September 14, 2017 September 16, 2017 107 94 87.85% GBP 1.32 16,290.00 23,180.00 27,040.00 21,368.75 28,634.18 79.03%
24 #91317 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers Property from the Camilla and Earl McGrath Collection, Part II September 13, 2017 September 18, 2017 47 47 100.00% USD 1.0 17,200.00 28,400.00 28,400.00 25,860.00 25,860.00 91.06%
25 #91317 Dallas Auction Gallery Fine and Decorative Art - Prints September 13, 2017 September 18, 2017 4 3 75.00% USD 1.0 3,700.00 6,300.00 12,300.00 5,500.00 5,500.00 44.72%
26 #69 Alexander Historical Auctions Summer Militaria Auction - Autographs, Photographs, Documents, Posters, etc. September 13, 2017 September 16, 2017 1044 780 74.71% EUR 1.18 542,725.00 743,220.00 1,321,280.00 689,932.25 821,020.39 52.22%
27 #508 RR Auction Fine Autographs & Artifacts - Internet bidstart 8/18 September 13, 2017 September 18, 2017 984 477 48.48% USD 1.0 456,200.00 639,900.00 1,650,300.00 600,466.30 600,466.30 36.39%
28 #517 RR Auction Princess Diana Tribute - Online bidstart 8/18 September 13, 2017 September 18, 2017 47 29 61.70% USD 1.0 24,800.00 34,200.00 54,200.00 40,625.96 40,625.96 74.96%
29 #86567 Rossini Works of Art - Prints, and Books September 12, 2017 September 18, 2017 217 63 29.03% EUR 1.18 6,677.00 10,222.00 56,777.00 14,842.41 17,810.92 26.14%
30 #90917 National Book Auctions Books and Ephemera - Colonial, Vellum, Childrens, Signed, etc. September 9, 2017 September 16, 2017 363 361 99.45% USD 1.0 49,170.00 103,750.00 104,500.00 29,234.00 29,234.71 27.98%
31 #BK18 Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood Books, Maps and Prints September 6, 2017 September 18, 2017 740 672 90.81% GBP 1.32 57,595.00 92,170.00 105,900.00 174,059.30 236,720.65 164.36%
32 #15 Moreshet Auctions Judaica: Books and Manuscripts September 4, 2017 September 16, 2017 402 249 61.94% USD 1.0 77,380.00 77,380.00 115,150.00 145,914.00 145,914.00 126.72%
33 #531 Leland Little Auctions Customer Appreciation Gallery Auction August 26, 2017 September 21, 2017 51 51 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 15,871.00 15,871.00
  • <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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  • <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>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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