• <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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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 1.15 156,120.00 199,460.00 286,950.00 297,067.00 368,363.08 103.53%
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 1.15 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 1.15 143,460.00 192,230.00 310,170.00 249,891.00 307,365.93 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 1.15 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 1.15 5,600.00 7,700.00 82,100.00 4,712.37 5,843.35 5.74%
  • <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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