• <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 #2470 Swann Galleries Autographs March 22, 2018 March 23, 2018 259 217 83.78% USD 1.0 257,950.00 394,600.00 443,110.00 396,269.00 396,269.00 89.43%
2 #54651 Ader Judaica March 21, 2018 March 23, 2018 296 161 54.39% EUR 1.16 54,280.00 81,080.00 144,460.00 99,841.00 122,804.43 69.11%
3 #24633 Bonhams Fine Books and Manuscripts March 21, 2018 March 23, 2018 405 352 86.91% GBP 1.3 727,000.00 1,085,500.00 1,352,200.00 1,572,175.00 2,216,766.75 116.27%
4 #L18144 Sothebys Made in Britain - Prints March 20, 2018 March 21, 2018 96 84 87.50% GBP 1.3 323,200.00 475,600.00 536,100.00 718,565.00 1,005,991.00 134.04%
5 #1812b Bruun Rasmussen Books March 20, 2018 March 21, 2018 177 150 84.75% EUR 1.16 95,924.00 119,724.00 151,864.00 139,316.25 171,359.16 91.74%
6 #141812 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Internet bidstart 3/13 March 20, 2018 March 21, 2018 533 527 98.87% USD 1.0 75,753.00 113,242.00 116,727.00 74,227.00 74,227.00 63.59%
7 #1812a Bruun Rasmussen Prints March 19, 2018 March 21, 2018 71 64 90.14% EUR 1.16 26,375.00 30,650.00 36,445.00 37,127.50 45,666.91 101.87%
8 #151811 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 2/20 March 18, 2018 March 20, 2018 256 250 97.66% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 67,349.00 67,349.00
9 #161811 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 3/11 March 18, 2018 March 20, 2018 451 433 96.01% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 36,976.65 36,976.65
10 #121811 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 3/11 March 18, 2018 March 21, 2018 902 894 99.11% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 258,669.17 258,669.17
11 #31718 San Rafael Auction Gallery Spring Auction March 17, 2018 March 20, 2018 1 1 100.00% USD 1.0 30,000.00 50,000.00 50,000.00 30,000.00 30,000.00 60.00%
12 #6190 Heritage Auctions Texana March 17, 2018 March 20, 2018 298 249 83.56% USD 1.0 237,712.00 356,558.00 424,148.00 320,943.75 320,943.75 75.67%
13 #31718 John McInnis Auctioneers March Estate Auction - Session 2 March 17, 2018 March 20, 2018 86 85 98.84% USD 1.0 21,540.00 39,300.00 39,600.00 44,895.00 44,895.00 113.37%
14 #149 Venator and Hanstein Modern and Contemporary Prints - Contemporary Books March 17, 2018 March 20, 2018 386 212 54.92% EUR 1.16 222,200.00 222,200.00 415,090.00 310,636.50 382,083.02 74.84%
15 #53139 Vermot de Pas Comic Strips and Original Plates, Japanese Animation March 17, 2018 March 21, 2018 800 515 64.38% EUR 1.16 127,090.00 157,210.00 297,770.00 153,162.90 188,390.45 51.44%
16 #31718 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper March 17, 2018 March 23, 2018 178 167 93.82% USD 1.0 60,275.00 131,500.00 140,600.00 43,714.00 43,714.00 31.09%
17 #1598 Freemans Asian Arts - Woodblock Prints March 16, 2018 March 17, 2018 20 9 45.00% USD 1.0 15,050.00 20,250.00 31,950.00 31,694.00 31,694.00 99.20%
18 #148 Venator and Hanstein Books - Prints and Drawings - Autographs March 16, 2018 March 20, 2018 770 250 32.47% EUR 1.16 278,100.00 278,100.00 661,100.00 380,611.20 468,152.04 57.57%
19 #2054 Forum Auctions Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper March 16, 2018 March 17, 2018 107 82 76.64% GBP 1.3 13,520.00 19,610.00 25,010.00 23,325.00 32,421.82 93.26%
20 #524 RR Auction Pop Culture - Internet Bidstart 3/8 March 15, 2018 March 17, 2018 561 289 51.52% USD 1.0 469,000.00 645,800.00 1,001,400.00 763,397.09 763,397.09 76.23%
21 #65 AntiquarianAuctions.com Rare Books - Internet bidstart 3/8 March 15, 2018 March 19, 2018 295 128 43.39% USD 1.0 49,270.00 63,222.00 120,632.00 49,653.00 49,653.00 41.16%
22 #706c JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung V. History March 14, 2018 March 17, 2018 220 173 78.64% EUR 1.16 122,340.00 122,340.00 142,440.00 179,855.60 221,222.35 126.27%
23 #706a JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung I. Literature II. Science March 13, 2018 March 17, 2018 343 296 86.30% EUR 1.16 330,740.00 330,740.00 373,470.00 631,323.60 776,528.00 169.04%
24 #706b JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung III. Fine Arts IV. Music March 13, 2018 March 17, 2018 282 244 86.52% EUR 1.16 576,350.00 576,350.00 623,950.00 1,034,907.20 1,272,935.81 165.86%
  • <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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