• <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>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>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>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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1 #526 RR Auction Space - Internet bidstart 4/12 April 19, 2018 April 20, 2018 719 513 71.35% USD 1.0 825,550.00 1,162,750.00 1,809,200.00 1,094,608.21 1,094,608.21 60.50%
2 #2474 Swann Galleries Images and Objects: Photographs and Photobooks April 19, 2018 April 20, 2018 328 221 67.38% USD 1.0 783,000.00 1,164,300.00 1,768,450.00 1,174,688.00 1,174,688.00 66.42%
3 #641 PBA Galleries Fine Illustrated Books: Oriental & Occidental - Art & Art Reference – Books about Books April 19, 2018 April 20, 2018 350 257 73.43% USD 1.0 81,350.00 129,900.00 326,800.00 81,378.00 81,378.00 24.90%
4 #90761 Aguttes ANCIENT & MANUSCRIPTED BOOKS April 19, 2018 April 20, 2018 276 163 59.06% EUR 1.17 156,120.00 199,460.00 286,950.00 297,067.00 368,363.08 103.53%
5 #6196 Heritage Auctions Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 3/30 April 18, 2018 April 19, 2018 375 354 94.40% USD 1.0 781,260.00 1,171,890.00 1,273,770.00 1,012,798.75 1,012,798.75 79.51%
6 #15769 Christies Japanese and Korean Art - Prints April 18, 2018 April 20, 2018 32 32 100.00% USD 1.0 634,000.00 956,000.00 956,000.00 1,751,750.00 1,751,750.00 183.24%
7 #41818 Tooveys Decorative Pictures - Prints April 18, 2018 April 20, 2018 10 9 90.00% GBP 1.31 365.00 565.00 615.00 544.07 772.58 88.47%
8 #862 Morton Subastas Auction of Printed Documents and Manuscripts, Brochures, Autographs and Dedicated Books April 17, 2018 April 19, 2018 311 79 25.40% MXN 0.05 950,000.00 1,185,000.00 3,762,000.00 1,099,200.00 65,952.00 29.22%
9 #141816 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Internet bidstart 4//10 April 17, 2018 April 19, 2018 350 346 98.86% USD 1.0 51,240.00 73,435.00 74,225.00 51,346.00 51,346.00 69.18%
10 #41718 Tooveys Postcards, Cigarette Cards; Photographs, Autographs, Printed & Manuscript Ephemera April 17, 2018 April 20, 2018 161 148 91.93% GBP 1.31 10,370.00 16,250.00 17,560.00 32,412.33 46,025.59 184.58%
11 #2048 Forum Auctions Forum Auctions @ Artsy: Select Contemporary Editions April 17, 2018 April 20, 2018 39 22 56.41% GBP 1.31 16,950.00 25,100.00 44,800.00 24,544.00 34,852.48 54.79%
12 #41618 William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals April Premier Auction - Prints April 16, 2018 April 20, 2018 7 7 100.00% USD 1.0 1,380.00 2,220.00 2,220.00 2,035.50 2,035.50 91.69%
13 #41618 Grays Auctioneers World's Fair Memorabilia and Collectibles - Books, posters, paper ephemera April 16, 2018 April 20, 2018 59 47 79.66% USD 1.0 6,990.00 11,970.00 19,220.00 13,062.60 13,062.60 67.96%
14 #1816 Bruun Rasmussen Prints April 16, 2018 April 20, 2018 63 55 87.30% EUR 1.17 19,280.00 21,600.00 24,490.00 23,581.25 29,240.75 96.29%
15 #151815 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 3/19 April 15, 2018 April 16, 2018 224 215 95.98% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 58,290.60 58,290.60
16 #7176 Heritage Auctions Entertainment April 15, 2018 April 17, 2018 807 605 74.97% USD 1.0 1,147,392.00 1,721,088.00 2,263,968.00 1,773,450.50 1,773,450.50 78.33%
17 #161815 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 4/8 April 15, 2018 April 16, 2018 495 467 94.34% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 38,415.45 38,415.45
18 #121815 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 4/8 April 15, 2018 April 19, 2018 652 646 99.08% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 185,952.88 185,952.88
19 #41418 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper April 14, 2018 April 20, 2018 172 164 95.35% USD 1.0 58,450.00 115,600.00 127,700.00 38,252.50 38,252.50 29.95%
20 #90128 Binoche et Giquello Romantic Illustrated Books April 13, 2018 April 16, 2018 313 202 64.54% EUR 1.17 143,460.00 192,230.00 310,170.00 249,891.00 307,365.93 80.57%
21 #41318 Aspire Auctions April Auction online - Prints - Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 4/6 April 13, 2018 April 16, 2018 37 36 97.30% USD 1.0 11,450.00 20,800.00 21,600.00 16,838.60 16,838.60 77.96%
22 #375 Trafford Books Books, Ephemera April 11, 2018 April 19, 2018 167 137 82.04% GBP 1.31 7,060.00 9,290.00 11,990.00 9,285.05 13,184.83 77.44%
23 #41018 University Archives Outstanding Selection of Autographed Documents, Manuscripts, Photos, Books & Relics April 10, 2018 April 16, 2018 254 206 81.10% USD 1.0 291,660.00 354,200.00 421,250.00 262,998.00 262,998.00 62.43%
24 #54733 Audap and Mirabaud Press Drawings April 10, 2018 April 16, 2018 379 261 68.87% EUR 1.17 47,115.00 63,060.00 89,960.00 82,085.19 100,964.99 91.25%
25 #55103 Vermot de Pas NASA Photographs April 9, 2018 April 19, 2018 149 14 9.40% EUR 1.17 5,600.00 7,700.00 82,100.00 4,712.37 5,843.35 5.74%
  • <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>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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