• <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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1 #1583 Freemans Rare Books, Maps and Manuscripts September 28, 2017 September 29, 2017 285 238 83.51% USD 1.0 173,280.00 276,570.00 347,190.00 513,958.00 513,958.00 148.03%
2 #12643 Dorotheum Globes September 28, 2017 September 29, 2017 13 9 69.23% EUR 1.18 6,360.00 6,360.00 12,660.00 12,726.00 15,016.68 100.52%
3 #529 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Fine Prints September 28, 2017 September 29, 2017 294 243 82.65% USD 1.0 551,960.00 866,470.00 1,022,970.00 775,430.00 775,430.00 75.80%
4 #N09781 Sothebys Post-War and Contemporary Photographs September 28, 2017 September 29, 2017 94 70 74.47% USD 1.0 1,524,000.00 2,319,000.00 3,168,000.00 2,486,125.00 2,486,125.00 78.48%
5 #2455 Swann Galleries Printed and Manuscript Americana September 28, 2017 September 29, 2017 325 278 85.54% USD 1.0 400,970.00 594,330.00 682,230.00 777,244.00 777,244.00 113.93%
6 #24253 Bonhams The Air and Space Sale September 27, 2017 September 29, 2017 210 120 57.14% USD 1.0 354,475.00 526,125.00 960,675.00 1,221,277.00 1,221,277.00 127.13%
7 #12652 Dorotheum Prints Before 1900 September 27, 2017 September 29, 2017 102 77 75.49% EUR 1.18 159,600.00 207,300.00 320,000.00 246,141.00 290,446.38 76.92%
8 #3029B Skinner Fine Prints, Fine Photographs September 27, 2017 September 29, 2017 143 110 76.92% USD 1.0 199,650.00 292,750.00 539,250.00 291,276.00 291,276.00 54.02%
9 #L17136 Sothebys Yeats: The Family Collection - prints, autographs, photos, illustrations September 27, 2017 September 29, 2017 64 55 85.94% GBP 1.32 212,000.00 307,100.00 732,100.00 415,879.00 557,277.86 56.81%
10 #1016 Forum Auctions Fine Books and Works on Paper September 27, 2017 September 29, 2017 576 471 81.77% GBP 1.32 293,900.00 421,900.00 536,830.00 590,506.25 792,048.88 110.00%
11 #92617 William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals Quarterly Catalogue Auction September 26, 2017 September 29, 2017 27 27 100.00% USD 1.0 12,640.00 22,080.00 22,080.00 19,239.50 19,239.50 87.14%
12 #15785 Christies The Collection of Paul F. Walter - books, prints, autographs September 26, 2017 September 29, 2017 140 128 91.43% USD 1.0 867,800.00 1,276,600.00 1,463,600.00 1,853,750.00 1,853,750.00 126.66%
13 #24256 Bonhams Rare Books and Manuscripts featuring Exploration and Travel September 26, 2017 September 29, 2017 159 100 62.89% USD 1.0 1,167,900.00 1,670,600.00 2,369,100.00 1,382,184.00 1,382,184.00 58.34%
14 #L17415 Sothebys The Library of John and Suzanne Bonham September 26, 2017 September 29, 2017 393 315 80.15% GBP 1.32 351,250.00 495,400.00 630,600.00 635,318.00 851,326.12 100.75%
15 #49851 Vermot de Pas Mister D. Succession : Postcards, Stamps, Posters, Historical Documents, etc... September 26, 2017 September 29, 2017 499 204 40.88% EUR 1.18 19,875.00 26,830.00 122,810.00 21,308.37 25,143.97 17.35%
16 #L17148 Sothebys The Vivien Leigh Collection - Books, Scripts, Photos, Autographs September 26, 2017 September 29, 2017 86 86 100.00% GBP 1.32 96,090.00 140,040.00 140,040.00 495,607.00 664,113.38 353.90%
17 #873 Bruun Rasmussen Prints September 26, 2017 September 29, 2017 26 22 84.62% EUR 1.18 63,050.00 72,500.00 103,700.00 97,875.00 114,513.78 94.38%
18 #25866 ALDE Antiquarian and 19th Century Books September 26, 2017 September 29, 2017 442 301 68.10% EUR 1.18 154,520.00 200,500.00 311,520.00 275,402.80 322,221.25 88.41%
19 #141739 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Online bidstart 9/19 September 26, 2017 September 27, 2017 604 595 98.51% USD 1.0 96,083.00 139,712.00 143,782.00 85,144.40 85,144.40 59.22%
20 #1739 Bruun Rasmussen Prints September 25, 2017 September 29, 2017 91 78 85.71% EUR 1.18 28,160.00 31,615.00 35,655.00 32,910.00 38,504.80 92.30%
21 #121739 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 9/17 September 24, 2017 September 26, 2017 785 781 99.49% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 156,919.37 156,919.37
22 #161739 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 9/17 September 24, 2017 September 25, 2017 473 468 98.94% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 56,824.08 56,824.08
23 #151739 Heritage Auctions Internet Sports Collectibles - bidstart 8/29 September 24, 2017 September 26, 2017 312 302 96.79% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 67,498.60 67,498.60
24 #92317 Arader Galleries September Auction September 23, 2017 September 27, 2017 225 146 64.89% USD 1.0 1,380,700.00 2,010,150.00 2,532,350.00 1,899,220.00 1,899,220.00 75.00%
25 #94 Potomack Company September Live Auction: Books and prints September 23, 2017 September 27, 2017 9 6 66.67% USD 1.0 9,500.00 13,900.00 18,300.00 19,937.50 19,937.50 108.95%
26 #49669 De Baecque and Associes Demeure by Jacqueline Offenbach and the painter Pierre Mousset Souvenirs-Partitions Library -Tableaux - Books, Prints September 23, 2017 September 27, 2017 19 17 89.47% EUR 1.18 4,010.00 5,630.00 6,010.00 11,071.15 13,174.66 184.21%
27 #889 Eldreds Antiques and Accessories - Books and Prints September 23, 2017 September 27, 2017 83 60 72.29% USD 1.0 8,605.00 12,625.00 19,635.00 7,976.75 7,976.75 40.63%
28 #W254 Koller Auctions Old Master & 19th Century Prints & Drawings (West) September 22, 2017 September 29, 2017 93 33 35.48% CHF 1.01 9,560.00 13,600.00 39,650.00 11,407.00 11,749.21 28.77%
29 #49649 Ader Photograph Books September 22, 2017 September 26, 2017 328 201 61.28% EUR 1.18 71,970.00 101,670.00 152,830.00 103,049.00 122,628.31 67.43%
30 #A182c Koller Auctions Old Master Prints September 22, 2017 September 25, 2017 63 50 79.37% CHF 1.01 35,900.00 50,400.00 63,100.00 67,182.00 69,197.46 106.47%
31 #92217 Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers Ornithology - Books and Prints September 22, 2017 September 26, 2017 217 149 68.66% GBP 1.32 11,050.00 14,040.00 20,280.00 26,476.27 35,743.05 130.55%
32 #146 Venator and Hanstein Books, manuscripts, autographs and prints September 22, 2017 September 26, 2017 854 453 53.04% EUR 1.18 436,140.00 436,140.00 695,950.00 658,123.80 783,167.53 94.56%
33 #2025 Forum Auctions Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper September 22, 2017 September 25, 2017 102 88 86.27% GBP 1.32 16,170.00 23,060.00 26,160.00 23,243.75 31,379.19 88.85%
34 #4509 Forum Auctions in Italy NO RESERVE: Online Auction: Antiquarian and Rare Books September 21, 2017 September 23, 2017 84 83 98.81% EUR 1.18 14,130.00 27,440.00 27,460.00 11,550.60 13,745.25 42.06%
35 #7225 Heritage Auctions 1933 Goudey PSA Set Registry Sports Collectibles Catalog Auction September 21, 2017 September 25, 2017 240 240 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 861,036.00 861,036.00
36 #12704 Dorotheum Books and Decorative Prints September 21, 2017 September 23, 2017 340 252 74.12% EUR 1.18 0.00 0.00 0.00 71,118.75 84,631.63
37 #625 PBA Galleries Rare Cartography - Americana September 21, 2017 September 26, 2017 420 242 57.62% USD 1.0 110,290.00 166,200.00 332,400.00 113,915.00 113,915.00 34.27%
38 #145 Venator and Hanstein Posters September 21, 2017 September 25, 2017 308 187 60.71% EUR 1.18 207,940.00 207,940.00 313,520.00 309,996.90 368,896.34 98.88%
39 #A182b Koller Auctions Autographs September 18, 2017 September 25, 2017 50 42 84.00% CHF 1.01 82,880.00 119,800.00 125,500.00 140,612.00 144,830.36 112.04%
40 #A182a Koller Auctions Books September 18, 2017 September 25, 2017 372 291 78.23% CHF 1.01 316,910.00 480,050.00 738,200.00 567,806.00 584,840.18 76.92%
41 #2517 Ferraton Books and Engravings September 15, 2017 September 29, 2017 1026 867 84.50% EUR 1.18 76,615.00 107,345.00 145,995.00 195,631.25 228,889.72 134.00%
42 #90617 Winner's Auctions and Exhibitions Win-One Rosh HaShana (No. 1) September 6, 2017 September 25, 2017 1 1 100.00% USD 1.0 8,000.00 10,000.00 10,000.00 9,600.00 9,600.00 96.00%
43 #10 Kedem Auction Jewish and Israeli History, Art and Culture August 29, 2017 September 25, 2017 488 401 82.17% USD 1.0 63,210.00 126,420.00 170,780.00 158,435.00 158,435.00 92.77%
44 #2109 Copley Fine Art Auctions The Sporting Sale - Books and Prints July 27, 2017 September 25, 2017 65 57 87.69% USD 1.0 55,650.00 93,900.00 114,700.00 122,640.00 122,640.00 106.92%
45 #101 Winner's Auctions and Exhibitions Holy books, letters from Rabbis and Rebbes, Judaica, Maps, Periodicals, Postcards, banknotes, Eretz Israel and Zionism July 19, 2017 September 25, 2017 331 206 62.24% USD 1.0 52,220.00 90,380.00 138,350.00 42,828.00 42,828.00 30.96%
46 #48999 Audap and Mirabaud Posters June 23, 2017 September 29, 2017 1255 137 10.92% EUR 1.18 47,750.00 95,500.00 1,068,000.00 417,413.25 492,547.68 39.08%
  • <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:</b> Walt Whitman. Poetical manuscript from <i>Leaves of Grass</i> (1865)
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    <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
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    <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
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    <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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