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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 #493 Soler Y Llach Antiquarian Books and Manuscripts March 15, 2018 March 16, 2018 964 352 36.51% EUR 1.18 0.00 0.00 0.00 154,880.40 190,502.89
2 #2036 Forum Auctions Online Sale: Collection of Russian photographs, vintage Soviet posters & works by Alexander Rodchen March 15, 2018 March 16, 2018 62 51 82.26% GBP 1.31 15,550.00 23,150.00 35,750.00 14,137.50 19,792.50 39.55%
3 #15726 Christies Noble House and Private Collections - prints March 14, 2018 March 16, 2018 2 2 100.00% GBP 1.31 5,000.00 8,000.00 8,000.00 20,250.00 28,350.00 253.13%
4 #2043 Forum Auctions Online Sale of Antiquarian Books: The properties of two collectors March 14, 2018 March 16, 2018 132 118 89.39% GBP 1.31 20,520.00 29,290.00 33,790.00 33,337.50 46,672.50 98.66%
5 #L18417 Sothebys The Political Cartoon Collection of Jeffrey Archer March 14, 2018 March 16, 2018 225 174 77.33% GBP 1.31 223,800.00 329,700.00 380,300.00 571,318.00 799,845.20 150.23%
6 #89029 Pierre Berge and Associes Photographs March 14, 2018 March 16, 2018 314 103 32.80% EUR 1.18 130,200.00 179,700.00 552,400.00 191,513.00 237,476.12 34.67%
7 #2469 Swann Galleries 19th and 20th Century Prints and Drawings March 13, 2018 March 14, 2018 575 418 72.70% USD 1.0 1,916,200.00 2,923,300.00 4,311,500.00 2,605,863.00 2,605,863.00 60.44%
8 #4519 Forum Auctions in Italy Online Sale: Ancient and Rare Books, including volumes from the private library of Giorgio Petrocchi March 13, 2018 March 14, 2018 90 66 73.33% EUR 1.18 13,060.00 24,900.00 36,500.00 10,168.00 12,506.64 27.86%
9 #141811 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Internet bidstart 3/6 March 13, 2018 March 14, 2018 569 561 98.59% USD 1.0 76,778.00 113,027.00 116,502.00 77,250.20 77,250.20 66.31%
10 #3374 Artcurial May '68 in 500 Posters March 13, 2018 March 16, 2018 448 266 59.38% EUR 1.18 93,350.00 186,500.00 348,700.00 149,500.00 185,380.00 42.87%
11 #1811 Bruun Rasmussen Prints March 12, 2018 March 13, 2018 86 77 89.53% EUR 1.18 28,095.00 33,110.00 35,595.00 37,068.75 45,594.66 104.14%
12 #151810 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 2/11 March 11, 2018 March 13, 2018 291 279 95.88% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 69,563.00 69,563.00
13 #161810 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 3/4 March 11, 2018 March 12, 2018 482 473 98.13% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 53,024.28 53,024.28
14 #121810 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 3/4 March 11, 2018 March 13, 2018 883 878 99.43% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 252,368.58 252,368.58
15 #908 Eldreds Antiques and Fine Art - Books and Prints March 10, 2018 March 13, 2018 16 13 81.25% USD 1.0 1,790.00 2,910.00 4,510.00 3,147.25 3,147.25 69.78%
16 #6198 Heritage Auctions The David and Janice Frent Collection of Political & Presidential Americana, Part 2 March 10, 2018 March 12, 2018 432 388 89.81% USD 1.0 64,480.00 96,720.00 107,820.00 115,612.50 115,612.50 107.23%
17 #31018 Michaans Auctions Gallery Auction - Books, Prints, Photographs March 10, 2018 March 13, 2018 53 32 60.38% USD 1.0 34,200.00 54,500.00 68,900.00 39,306.00 39,306.00 57.05%
18 #30918 Dominic Winter Book Auctions Photography: The First 100 Years March 9, 2018 March 10, 2018 492 348 70.73% GBP 1.31 136,100.00 205,520.00 263,910.00 257,088.00 354,781.44 97.42%
19 #30918 Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society Books March 9, 2018 March 16, 2018 428 387 90.42% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 10,496.00 10,496.00
20 #567 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers St. Louis Spring Auction - Prints March 9, 2018 March 10, 2018 18 16 88.89% USD 1.0 11,950.00 18,250.00 18,870.00 26,557.00 26,557.00 140.74%
21 #24535 Bonhams Extraordinary Books and Manuscripts March 9, 2018 March 10, 2018 33 13 39.39% USD 1.0 666,000.00 999,000.00 3,592,000.00 1,328,375.00 1,328,375.00 36.98%
22 #75 Kestenbaum and Company Fine Judaica March 8, 2018 March 10, 2018 355 178 50.14% USD 1.0 643,600.00 897,100.00 1,709,850.00 1,207,187.50 1,207,187.50 70.60%
23 #637 PBA Galleries Fine Literature & Fine Books March 8, 2018 March 10, 2018 360 239 66.39% USD 1.0 78,180.00 122,800.00 175,250.00 89,881.20 89,881.20 51.29%
24 #1176 Robert Siegel Galleries The James P. Myerson Collection of Pioneer Flight Mail 1910-1916 March 8, 2018 March 10, 2018 168 168 100.00% USD 1.0 248,250.00 249,100.00 249,100.00 189,515.00 189,515.00 76.08%
25 #89653 Rossini SALE ART ADVERTISING: POSTERS - ENAMELLED PLATES - LITHOGRAPHED SHEETS - CARDBOARD March 6, 2018 March 14, 2018 163 108 66.26% EUR 1.18 23,930.00 28,580.00 53,310.00 39,377.00 48,827.48 73.86%
26 #639 Leland Little Auctions Important Spring Auction - Prints March 3, 2018 March 10, 2018 38 36 94.74% USD 1.0 29,000.00 57,600.00 60,800.00 100,064.00 100,064.00 164.58%
27 #166 Old World Auctions Antique Maps, Globes, Charts, Atlases & Vintage Graphics - online bidstart 1/24 February 7, 2018 March 12, 2018 783 536 68.45% USD 1.0 297,605.00 367,160.00 562,115.00 252,712.00 252,712.00 44.96%
  • <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Cartwright (George). <i>A Journal of Transactions and Events, during a Residence of nearly Sixteen Years on the Coast of Labrador...,</i> first edition, with A.L.s. from the author, 1792. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Swift (Jonathan). <i>Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World,</i> 2 vol., first edition, Teerink's "A" edition, Printed for Benj. Motte, 1726. £15,000 to £20,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Fourier (Jean Baptiste Joseph). <i>Theorie Analytique de la Chaleur,</i> first edition, Paris, chez Firmin Didot, 1822. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Boccaccio (Giovanni). <i>Genealogiae Deorum,</i> additions by Dominicus Silvester and Raphael Zovenzonius, Venice, Vindelinus de Spira, 1472. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Mary I. Letter signed at the head "Marye the Quene" to Lord Paget, 1 page, 7th June 1556. The recall from exile of nine persons opposed to the Marian regime. £10,000 to £12,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Nelson (Horatio). Autograph Letter signed "Horatio Nelson" and written to Francis Drake, British Minister at Genoa, discussing the disposition of his "Cruizers" near Genoa. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Darwin (Charles). Unpublished Autograph Letter signed to Walter Raleigh Browne, playing down his scientific knowledge of comparative anatomy, 1881. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Murphew (J.). <i>The fair in an uproar, or, the dancing-doggs.</i> As they perform in Mr. Pinkeman's New Opera in Bartholomew Fair, 1707. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Chaucer (Geoffrey). <i>The Workes,</i> by [Nicholas Hill for] Thomas Petit, dwellyng in Paules churche yarde at the sygne of the Maydens heed, 1550. £7,000 to £10,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Austen (Jane). <i>Emma: A Novel,</i> 3 vol., first edition, 1816. £7,000 to £10,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Greene (Graham). <i>Stamboul Train,</i> first edition, first issue, 1932. £8,000 to £12,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Churchill.- Fearon (Percy Hutton) "Poy". “Eat More Beef,” pen and ink cartoon with shading in blue pencil, [July 1928]. £400 to £600
  • <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>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>Aurora Australis.</i> Printed at the sign of 'The Penguins'; East Antarctica, 1908. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>South Polar Times.</i> 1st edition, limited issue. from the library of Michael Barne. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</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. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>The Voice of the People.</i> Boston, 1754. Rare pamphlet on the Excise Tax. Nathaniel Sparhawk's copy. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Autograph Letter Signed ("S.L. Clemens"), offering extensive hard-earned advice on writing, 5 pp, 1881. $30,000 to $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> After Fra Egnazio Danti. <i>L'Ultime Parti not:e nel Indie Occid:ntli" [The last known parts of the Western Indies].</i> Painted Map of California, Western Mexico, and Japan. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Ptolemaeus, Claudius. <i>Geographie opus nouissima...</i> 1513. The most important edition of Ptolemy, containing the Admiral's Map. $250,000 to $350,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> De Arellano, Don Alonso. Manuscript, his <i>"Relación mui singular y circunstanciada... Capitán del Patax San Lucas,"</i> manuscript copy from the Sir Thomas Phillips collection. $50,000 to $80,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Purchas, Samuel. <i>Purchas his Pilgrimes.</i> First edition. With John Simth's engraved map of Virginia. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Lewis, Meriwether. Contemporary manuscript true copy of his final power of attorney, 1809. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>A New Method of Macarony Making, as Practiced at Boston in North America.</i> Mezzotint. London, 1774. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>Scientific Base Ball Pitching: A Treatise on the Pitcher, Pitching, Origin and Philosophy of the Curve.</i> Chicago, 1897. $2,000 to $3,000
  • <center><b>Bibliothèque R. & B. L. VII :<br>XIXe siècle (1840–1898)<br>First editions – Reviews – Autograph letters and manuscripts<br>Auction in association with Binoche & Giquello on October 9th.</b></center>
    <b>Bibliothèque R. & B. L. VII, Oct. 9:</b> LAUTRÉAMONT. <i>Les Chants de Maldoror.</i> 1869. First edition, unbound, one of the rare copies dated 1869. €100 000 to €150 000
    <b>Bibliothèque R. & B. L. VII, Oct. 9:</b> PAUL VERLAINE. Poème saturnien. March 31st -June 1st, 1885. Autograph poem signed and illustrated. €12 000 to €15 000
    <b>Bibliothèque R. & B. L. VII, Oct. 9:</b> STÉPHANE MALLARMÉ. <i>L’Après-midi d’un faune.</i> 1876. Inscribed to Paul Gauguin. €30 000 to €40 000
    <center><b>Bibliothèque R. & B. L. VII :<br>XIXe siècle (1840–1898)<br>First editions – Reviews – Autograph letters and manuscripts<br>Auction in association with Binoche & Giquello on October 9th.</b></center>
    <b>Bibliothèque R. & B. L. VII, Oct. 9:</b> CHARLES BAUDELAIRE. <i>[La Cloche fêlée,</i> 1851–1855.] Signed autograph manuscript of one of the poems of Les Fleurs du mal. €25 000 to<br>€35 000
    <b>Bibliothèque R. & B. L. VII, Oct. 9:</b> STÉPHANE MALLARMÉ. <i>Le Tombeau d’Edgar Poe.</i> Circa 1889. Signed autograph manuscript inscribed to Edmund Gosse. €40 000 to €60 000
    <b>Bibliothèque R. & B. L. VII, Oct. 9:</b> GÉRARD DE NERVAL. Manuscrit autographe. 1855. Rare manuscript fragment of Aurelia with corrections. €20 000 to €30 000
    <center><b>Bibliothèque R. & B. L. VII :<br>XIXe siècle (1840–1898)<br>First editions – Reviews – Autograph letters and manuscripts<br>Auction in association with Binoche & Giquello on October 9th.</b></center>
    <b>Bibliothèque R. & B. L. VII, Oct. 9:</b> PAUL VERLAINE. <i>La Bonne chanson.</i> 1870. First edition. One of 20 copies on Hollande paper in a mosaic binding by Noulhac. €15 000 to<br>€18 000
    <b>Bibliothèque R. & B. L. VII, Oct. 9:</b> ARTHUR RIMBAUD. Autograph letter to his sister, July 10, 1891. One of the most beautiful letters by Rimbaud, about his last moments, illustrated with drawings of his leg. €80 000 to €100 000
    <b>Bibliothèque R. & B. L. VII, Oct. 9:</b> GUSTAVE FLAUBERT. <i>Salammbô.</i> 1863. First edition. One of 25 copies on Hollande paper, this one inscribed to Théophile Gautier. €30 000 to<br>€40 000
    <center><b>Bibliothèque R. & B. L. VII :<br>XIXe siècle (1840–1898)<br>First editions – Reviews – Autograph letters and manuscripts<br>Auction in association with Binoche & Giquello on October 9th.</b></center>
    <b>Bibliothèque R. & B. L. VII, Oct. 9:</b> CHARLES BAUDELAIRE. <i>Les Fleurs du mal</i>. 1857. First edition, unbound.<br>€15 000 to €20 000
    <b>Bibliothèque R. & B. L. VII, Oct. 9:</b> CHARLES BAUDELAIRE. Barbey d’Aurevilly caricature. Original drawing (208 x 130 mm). 1865.<br>€20 000 to €30 000
    <b>Bibliothèque R. & B. L. VII, Oct. 9:</b> OSCAR WILDE. <i>The Ballad of Reading Goal by C.3.3.</i> 1898 First edition, publisher’s binding, one of 30 on Japan paper. €10 000 to €12 000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Franklin H. Brown, <i>State Sovereignty, National Union,</i> Chicago, 1860. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Thomas Paine, <i>The American Crisis,</i> Fishkill, NY, December 1776. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b><br>The Aitken Bible, Philadelphia, 1781. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Francisco Loubayssin de Lamarca, probable first edition of the first novel set in the Spanish New World, Paris, 1617. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Juan de la Anunciación, <i>Sermonario en lengua mexicana,</i> first edition, first book of sermons in Nahuatl, Mexico, 1577. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Maturino Gilberti, <i>Thesoro spiritual en lengua de Mechuacá,</i> first edition, Mexico, 1558. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Commission of William O. Stoddard as secretary to the president, signed by Lincoln, Washington, 1861. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> <i>Clay and Frelinghuysen,</i> flag banner, circa 1844. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Daguerreotype of a man believed to be Frederick Granger Williams Smith, son of Joseph Smith, circa late 1850s. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> John C. Wolfe, <i>Portrait of Abraham Lincoln,</i> oil on board in period wooden frame, circa 1860s. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Francis W. Winton, manuscript on pow-wows with indigenous Canadians, 1881. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Family letters from two young daguerreotype artists, 1826-79. $10,000 to $15,000.
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