• <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>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
  • <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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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 #412g Il Ponte Interior Decoration - Prints - Sessions 13, 14 and 15 February 21, 2018 February 23, 2018 47 39 82.98% EUR 1.15 2,570.00 3,510.00 4,660.00 4,025.00 4,950.85 86.37%
2 #1689 Tooveys Prints and Maps February 21, 2018 February 23, 2018 249 186 74.70% GBP 1.31 13,540.00 21,600.00 29,070.00 26,304.36 36,563.03 90.49%
3 #4518 Forum Auctions in Italy No Reserve Online Sale: Antiquarian and Rare Books February 21, 2018 February 23, 2018 92 92 100.00% EUR 1.15 24,155.00 47,530.00 47,530.00 22,617.60 27,819.61 47.59%
4 #22018 William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals February Premier Auction February 20, 2018 February 23, 2018 48 39 81.25% USD 1.0 4,580.00 8,420.00 10,400.00 4,548.90 4,548.90 43.74%
5 #412f Il Ponte Modern Art - Prints/Photographs - Session 11 February 20, 2018 February 23, 2018 143 93 65.03% EUR 1.15 11,600.00 14,240.00 23,490.00 17,075.00 21,002.39 72.69%
6 #141808 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Internet bidstart 2/14 February 20, 2018 February 22, 2018 613 604 98.53% USD 1.0 100,923.00 150,307.00 152,907.00 96,757.00 96,757.00 63.28%
7 #1688 Tooveys Antiquarian and Collectors Books February 20, 2018 February 22, 2018 265 231 87.17% GBP 1.31 21,330.00 32,340.00 40,595.00 43,566.28 60,557.20 107.32%
8 #MI0336 Sothebys Roma. La Biblioteca Sergio Rossetti February 20, 2018 February 22, 2018 316 316 100.00% EUR 1.15 382,200.00 536,900.00 536,900.00 1,175,382.00 1,457,473.68 218.92%
9 #412e Il Ponte Interior Decoration - Prints - Sessions 9 and 10 February 19, 2018 February 23, 2018 38 26 68.42% EUR 1.15 1,810.00 2,350.00 4,010.00 3,375.00 4,151.30 84.16%
10 #1808 Bruun Rasmussen Prints February 19, 2018 February 21, 2018 82 67 81.71% EUR 1.15 22,940.00 25,710.00 37,530.00 28,477.50 35,312.10 75.88%
11 #151807 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 1/21 February 18, 2018 February 21, 2018 348 342 98.28% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 83,936.20 83,936.20
12 #121807 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 2/11 February 18, 2018 February 20, 2018 820 817 99.63% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 236,010.35 236,010.35
13 #161807 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 2/11 February 18, 2018 February 20, 2018 464 449 96.77% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 40,751.98 40,751.98
14 #904 Eldreds Winter Market Auction - Prints and Books February 17, 2018 February 20, 2018 37 33 89.19% USD 1.0 8,240.00 12,460.00 13,410.00 45,204.00 45,204.00 337.09%
15 #21718 National Book Auctions Books and Ephemera – 16th Century, Sci-Fi, Exploration, etc. February 17, 2018 February 22, 2018 294 294 100.00% USD 1.0 24,270.00 62,950.00 62,950.00 26,402.25 26,402.68 41.94%
16 #21718 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers Fine Auction - Prints February 17, 2018 February 20, 2018 31 31 100.00% USD 1.0 20,500.00 35,800.00 35,800.00 74,176.00 74,176.00 207.20%
17 #21718 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper February 17, 2018 February 20, 2018 170 161 94.71% USD 1.0 51,805.00 114,300.00 117,375.00 43,835.00 43,835.00 37.35%
18 #21718 Aspire Auctions Art Prints - Online bidstart 2/9 February 17, 2018 February 20, 2018 10 10 100.00% USD 1.0 10,200.00 16,500.00 16,500.00 11,575.80 11,575.80 70.16%
19 #412d Il Ponte Interior Decoration - Prints - Sessions 7 and 8 February 16, 2018 February 23, 2018 48 44 91.67% EUR 1.15 3,080.00 4,030.00 4,670.00 7,000.00 8,610.09 149.89%
20 #833 Eldreds Political Memorabilia, Including the Daniel Schofield Collection February 16, 2018 February 20, 2018 241 231 95.85% USD 1.0 48,610.00 82,330.00 95,300.00 96,450.25 96,450.25 101.21%
21 #412c Il Ponte Interior Decoration - Prints - Sessions 5 and 6 February 15, 2018 February 23, 2018 27 26 96.30% EUR 1.15 1,500.00 1,940.00 2,240.00 2,075.00 2,552.31 92.63%
22 #244 Pandolfini Books, Manuscripts and Autographs February 14, 2018 February 20, 2018 144 121 84.03% EUR 1.15 158,030.00 179,201.80 217,351.80 328,136.00 410,170.00 150.97%
23 #412b Il Ponte Interior Decoration - Prints - Sessions 3 and 4 February 14, 2018 February 23, 2018 42 35 83.33% EUR 1.15 2,900.00 3,600.00 4,350.00 3,350.00 4,120.60 77.01%
24 #412a Il Ponte Interior Decoration - Prints - Sessions 1 and 2 February 13, 2018 February 23, 2018 27 21 77.78% EUR 1.15 1,110.00 1,440.00 1,760.00 925.00 1,137.79 52.56%
25 #121268 Carlsen Gallery Mid-Winter Antique Sale - Books, Posters February 11, 2018 February 22, 2018 38 38 100.00% USD 1.0 14,100.00 34,900.00 34,900.00 29,484.00 29,484.00 84.48%
26 #17 Moreshet Auctions Books, Kodesh books, Hassidic books, Rabbinical letters, Manuscripts, Judaika objects and more February 7, 2018 February 20, 2018 193 131 67.88% USD 1.0 61,450.00 61,450.00 95,660.00 137,478.00 137,478.00 143.72%
27 #20318 National Book Auctions Books and Ephemera – Easton, Signed, Antique, etc. February 3, 2018 February 22, 2018 299 299 100.00% USD 1.0 24,100.00 63,150.00 63,150.00 20,069.00 20,069.59 31.78%
  • <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
  • <center><b> The Library of Pierre Bergé<br>Auction Pierre Bergé & Associés<br>in association with Sotheby’s<br>Paris-Hôtel Drout<br>December 14, 2018<br><br>New York Exhibition<br>Oct. 16 to Oct. 20</b>
    <b>The Library of Pierre Bergé, NY exhibition 10/16 to 10/20:</b> BARTHOLOMEUS ANGLICUS. <i>Le Proprietaire des choses.</i> Lyon, [circa 1484]. 150 000 / 200 000 €
    <b>The Library of Pierre Bergé, NY exhibition 10/16 to 10/20:</b> MONTAIGNE, Michel de. <i>Essais.</i> Bordeaux, 1580. 400 000 / 500 000 €
    <b>The Library of Pierre Bergé, NY exhibition 10/16 to 10/20:</b> PROUST, Marcel. <i>Du côté de chez Swann.</i> Paris, 1914 [1913]. 600 000 / 800 000 €
    <b>The Library of Pierre Bergé, NY exhibition 10/16 to 10/20:</b> MONSTRELET, Enguerrand de. <i>Le Premier [-Tiers] Volume des Cronicques.</i> Paris, circa 1503.<br>300 000 / 400 000 €
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