• <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>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>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>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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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 #522 RR Auction Prince - Internet bidstart 2/8 February 15, 2018 February 16, 2018 225 170 75.56% USD 1.0 246,300.00 364,800.00 577,400.00 392,553.96 392,553.96 67.99%
2 #25881 ALDE Old Books and 19th Century February 15, 2018 February 16, 2018 325 246 75.69% EUR 1.16 178,100.00 234,220.00 297,860.00 378,000.00 472,500.26 126.91%
3 #L18325 Sothebys Erotic: Passion and Desire February 15, 2018 February 16, 2018 24 19 79.17% GBP 1.3 318,000.00 465,000.00 525,000.00 543,375.00 755,291.25 103.50%
4 #2466 Swann Galleries Icons & Images: Photographs & Photobooks February 15, 2018 February 16, 2018 321 232 72.27% USD 1.0 1,064,900.00 1,561,850.00 2,202,100.00 1,640,288.00 1,640,288.00 74.49%
5 #21418 Dominic Winter Book Auctions Printed Books Online February 14, 2018 February 16, 2018 181 173 95.58% GBP 1.3 29,240.00 43,270.00 44,870.00 76,998.00 107,027.22 171.60%
6 #2039 Forum Auctions Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper February 14, 2018 February 16, 2018 145 128 88.28% GBP 1.3 21,295.00 30,580.00 37,780.00 34,812.50 48,389.42 92.15%
7 #513 Lyon and Turnbull Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Photographs February 14, 2018 February 16, 2018 547 448 81.90% GBP 1.3 168,560.00 246,430.00 305,670.00 344,626.00 479,030.14 112.74%
8 #89358 Binoche et Giquello COLLECTION OF A BIBLIOPHILE - PRECIOUS BOOKS & MANUSCRIPTS 1478-1977 February 14, 2018 February 16, 2018 165 125 75.76% EUR 1.16 668,300.00 926,000.00 1,439,000.00 1,342,442.00 1,664,628.08 93.29%
9 #24564 Bonhams The Gentleman's Library Sale - Globes and Prints February 14, 2018 February 16, 2018 22 17 77.27% GBP 1.3 32,800.00 48,250.00 59,850.00 54,147.00 75,264.33 90.47%
10 #141807 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Internet bidstart 2/6 February 13, 2018 February 15, 2018 693 677 97.69% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 94,434.20 94,434.20
11 #515 Winter Associates Prints, Books, Maps February 12, 2018 February 15, 2018 55 48 87.27% USD 1.0 8,800.00 15,875.00 22,725.00 12,822.00 12,822.00 56.42%
12 #3063T Skinner Robinson Collection Online - bidstart 2/1 February 12, 2018 February 15, 2018 98 57 58.16% USD 1.0 16,505.00 24,850.00 49,225.00 35,448.00 35,448.00 72.01%
13 #1807 Bruun Rasmussen Prints February 12, 2018 February 15, 2018 61 51 83.61% EUR 1.16 18,985.00 21,235.00 25,540.00 22,927.50 28,430.10 89.77%
14 #151806 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 1/14 February 11, 2018 February 12, 2018 279 279 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 81,203.60 81,203.60
15 #635 PBA Galleries Rare Books and Manuscripts February 11, 2018 February 13, 2018 222 149 67.12% USD 1.0 182,130.00 282,500.00 828,750.00 157,380.00 157,380.00 18.99%
16 #24808 Bonhams Fine Books and Manuscripts February 11, 2018 February 13, 2018 269 196 72.86% USD 1.0 507,400.00 750,300.00 1,039,500.00 833,502.00 833,502.00 80.18%
17 #121806 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 2/4 February 11, 2018 February 12, 2018 732 724 98.91% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 193,375.05 193,375.05
18 #161806 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 2/4 February 11, 2018 February 12, 2018 474 458 96.62% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 38,573.92 38,573.92
19 #203 Rachel Davis Fine Arts Works on Paper - Online only - Prints February 10, 2018 February 13, 2018 535 437 81.68% USD 1.0 62,920.00 113,829.00 141,839.00 83,986.10 83,986.10 59.21%
20 #3075B Skinner Collection of Eugene and Avis Robinson February 9, 2018 February 13, 2018 198 164 82.83% USD 1.0 58,375.00 88,250.00 121,910.00 144,132.00 144,132.00 118.23%
21 #403 James D Julia Auctioneers Fine Art, Asian and Antiques February 8, 2018 February 13, 2018 82 71 86.59% USD 1.0 181,900.00 289,400.00 328,600.00 316,717.50 316,717.50 96.38%
22 #521 RR Auction Fine Autographs - Featuring Presidential - Internet bidstart 1/19 February 7, 2018 February 13, 2018 913 565 61.88% USD 1.0 613,200.00 843,400.00 1,880,400.00 879,900.08 879,900.08 46.79%
23 #13018 Rago Arts and Auctions Urban Living V on Artsy - Internet bidstart 1/16 January 30, 2018 February 16, 2018 30 22 73.33% USD 1.0 19,200.00 28,800.00 46,800.00 30,687.50 30,687.50 65.57%
  • <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>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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