• <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
  • <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 €
  • <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 #2473 Swann Galleries Printed and Manuscript Americana April 12, 2018 April 13, 2018 324 298 91.98% USD 1.0 703,550.00 1,048,600.00 1,099,350.00 1,068,305.00 1,068,305.00 97.18%
2 #640 PBA Galleries Rare Golf Books, Clubs & Memorabilia April 12, 2018 April 13, 2018 431 279 64.73% USD 1.0 156,590.00 244,650.00 341,080.00 187,704.00 187,704.00 55.03%
3 #16023 Christies Interiors including Faringdon House, Oxfordshire April 12, 2018 April 13, 2018 48 35 72.92% GBP 1.31 104,100.00 154,700.00 221,700.00 217,500.00 308,850.00 98.11%
4 #41118 Dominic Winter Book Auctions Printed Books, Maps and Documents April 11, 2018 April 13, 2018 586 533 90.96% GBP 1.31 131,640.00 196,540.00 213,300.00 314,598.00 446,729.16 147.49%
5 #525 RR Auction Fine Autographs & Artifacts - Internet bidstart 3/16 April 11, 2018 April 13, 2018 1022 654 63.99% USD 1.0 536,700.00 792,400.00 1,434,600.00 905,339.62 905,339.62 63.11%
6 #2047 Forum Auctions Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper April 11, 2018 April 13, 2018 154 118 76.62% GBP 1.31 21,380.00 30,840.00 42,110.00 32,237.50 45,777.30 76.56%
7 #n09836 Sothebys Photographs April 10, 2018 April 13, 2018 163 110 67.48% USD 1.0 1,999,000.00 3,044,000.00 4,389,500.00 3,126,750.00 3,126,750.00 71.23%
8 #141815 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Internet bidstart 4/3 April 10, 2018 April 11, 2018 418 410 98.09% USD 1.0 68,759.00 102,766.00 104,536.00 64,680.20 64,680.20 61.87%
9 #n09835 Sothebys A Beautiful Life: Photographs from the Collection of Leland Hirsch April 10, 2018 April 13, 2018 51 43 84.31% USD 1.0 1,328,000.00 2,041,000.00 2,521,000.00 2,002,750.00 2,002,750.00 79.44%
10 #1815 Bruun Rasmussen Prints April 9, 2018 April 11, 2018 86 79 91.86% EUR 1.15 29,280.00 32,185.00 34,940.00 36,912.50 45,771.50 105.65%
11 #121814 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 4/1 April 8, 2018 April 9, 2018 632 623 98.58% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 172,953.99 172,953.99
12 #151814 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 3/11 April 8, 2018 April 10, 2018 249 241 96.79% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 75,256.40 75,256.40
13 #125729 North American Auction Company Native American and Western Auction - Advertising April 7, 2018 April 13, 2018 121 117 96.69% USD 1.0 19,950.00 46,400.00 47,700.00 24,540.00 24,540.00 51.45%
14 #7178 Heritage Auctions Movie Posters April 7, 2018 April 9, 2018 947 917 96.83% USD 1.0 1,251,050.00 2,512,100.00 2,883,500.00 1,932,066.79 1,932,066.79 67.00%
15 #40718 Michaans Auctions Gallery Auction - Books, Prints, Photographs April 7, 2018 April 10, 2018 59 35 59.32% USD 1.0 20,400.00 31,800.00 50,000.00 18,762.00 18,762.00 37.52%
16 #058 Potter and Potter Auctions Entertainment Memorabilia April 7, 2018 April 13, 2018 857 517 60.33% USD 1.0 140,480.00 211,830.00 458,390.00 162,636.00 162,636.00 35.48%
17 #40718 Rago Arts and Auctions Remix Sale - Prints, Books April 7, 2018 April 13, 2018 35 31 88.57% USD 1.0 28,000.00 40,900.00 44,000.00 45,773.00 45,773.00 104.03%
18 #40718 Alaska Auction April Auction online - Prints, Books April 7, 2018 April 13, 2018 30 30 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,066.05 1,066.05
19 #40718 Northeast Auctions Portsmouth Weekend Auction - Books and Prints April 7, 2018 April 13, 2018 132 112 84.85% USD 1.0 72,400.00 113,650.00 124,550.00 212,112.00 212,112.00 170.30%
20 #16736 Christies The Yamakawa Collection April 6, 2018 April 7, 2018 44 42 95.45% USD 1.0 1,085,000.00 1,572,000.00 1,667,000.00 1,683,375.00 1,683,375.00 100.98%
21 #90126 Binoche et Giquello Surrealism - Books April 6, 2018 April 10, 2018 329 123 37.39% EUR 1.15 299,500.00 377,900.00 632,900.00 428,701.00 527,302.23 67.74%
22 #40618 Cowans Auctions American Indian and Western Art: Live Salesroom Auction April 6, 2018 April 7, 2018 19 19 100.00% USD 1.0 32,400.00 43,550.00 43,550.00 50,148.00 50,148.00 115.15%
23 #40618 Alaska Auction April Auction online - Prints, Books April 6, 2018 April 13, 2018 30 27 90.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 481.85 481.85
24 #902 Eldreds Spring Americana - Books, Prints, Ephemera April 6, 2018 April 10, 2018 36 30 83.33% USD 1.0 22,300.00 34,400.00 41,150.00 34,477.50 34,477.50 83.78%
25 #24612 Bonhams 100 Photographs April 6, 2018 April 7, 2018 100 54 54.00% USD 1.0 452,500.00 672,500.00 1,638,000.00 561,000.00 561,000.00 34.25%
26 #15768 Christies Photographs April 6, 2018 April 7, 2018 172 117 68.02% USD 1.0 2,164,000.00 3,326,000.00 4,774,000.00 3,432,000.00 3,432,000.00 71.89%
27 #639 PBA Galleries Fine & Rare Books April 5, 2018 April 7, 2018 459 311 67.76% USD 1.0 99,830.00 162,600.00 254,750.00 93,732.00 93,732.00 36.79%
28 #102516 Northeast Auctions Fall Portsmouth Auction - Prints, Books October 25, 2016 April 13, 2018 39 37 94.87% USD 1.0 16,350.00 25,700.00 27,800.00 133,680.00 133,680.00 480.86%
  • <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
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