• <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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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 #2049 Forum Auctions Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper April 25, 2018 April 27, 2018 140 118 84.29% GBP 1.31 25,065.00 35,190.00 45,040.00 35,156.25 48,867.27 78.06%
2 #5347 Heritage Auctions Illustration April 24, 2018 April 26, 2018 451 423 93.79% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,346,124.25 1,346,124.25
3 #141817 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Internet bidstart 4/17 April 24, 2018 April 26, 2018 423 414 97.87% USD 1.0 56,010.00 80,300.00 81,960.00 50,155.00 50,155.00 61.19%
4 #517 Winter Associates Prints April 23, 2018 April 25, 2018 20 11 55.00% USD 1.0 1,575.00 3,125.00 4,825.00 3,780.00 3,780.00 78.34%
5 #89 Australian Book Auctions Books and Documents: Comprising Voyages and Travels, Ephemera, Literature, Art, Natural History and Science, Australiana April 23, 2018 April 26, 2018 182 154 84.62% AUD 0.74 79,220.00 121,150.00 176,720.00 165,162.27 125,523.24 93.46%
6 #1817 Bruun Rasmussen Prints and Photographs April 23, 2018 April 25, 2018 178 123 69.10% EUR 1.17 72,100.00 85,020.00 126,415.00 91,080.00 111,117.87 72.05%
7 #151816 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 3/25 April 22, 2018 April 25, 2018 271 263 97.05% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 88,017.80 88,017.80
8 #42218 Clars Auction Gallery Fine Art and Antiques - Books, Prints April 22, 2018 April 25, 2018 46 35 76.09% USD 1.0 35,000.00 58,900.00 80,200.00 37,613.75 37,613.75 46.90%
9 #161816 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 4/15 April 22, 2018 April 23, 2018 491 478 97.35% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 37,089.17 37,089.17
10 #121816 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 4/15 April 22, 2018 April 23, 2018 668 665 99.55% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 222,378.30 222,378.30
11 #42118 Clars Auction Gallery Fine Art - Prints April 21, 2018 April 25, 2018 122 106 86.89% USD 1.0 19,825.00 34,100.00 38,150.00 36,301.25 36,301.25 95.15%
12 #42118 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper April 21, 2018 April 23, 2018 165 160 96.97% USD 1.0 58,150.00 116,550.00 118,650.00 36,019.50 36,019.50 30.36%
13 #42018 Cowans Auctions Modern and Contemporary Art and Design - Prints, Posters April 20, 2018 April 21, 2018 21 18 85.71% USD 1.0 26,050.00 36,800.00 38,600.00 32,401.00 32,401.00 83.94%
14 #16121 Christies Prints and Multiples April 19, 2018 April 21, 2018 171 146 85.38% USD 1.0 4,922,000.00 7,474,000.00 9,503,000.00 7,683,000.00 7,683,000.00 80.85%
15 #50003 Heritage Auctions 2018 April 19-20 Spring Sports Card Catalog Auction April 19, 2018 April 23, 2018 1973 1951 98.88% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 9,832,589.60 9,832,589.60
16 #111G Galerie Bassenge Modern Literature and Art Documentation April 19, 2018 April 26, 2018 616 346 56.17% EUR 1.17 190,185.00 190,185.00 331,255.00 222,777.60 271,788.69 67.25%
17 #111E Galerie Bassenge Thur Collection April 18, 2018 April 26, 2018 391 232 59.34% EUR 1.17 126,940.00 126,940.00 176,420.00 160,109.10 195,333.17 90.75%
18 #111F Galerie Bassenge Autographs April 18, 2018 April 26, 2018 424 271 63.92% EUR 1.17 258,880.00 258,880.00 544,900.00 397,449.90 484,888.86 72.94%
19 #413 Il Ponte Photographs April 17, 2018 April 27, 2018 255 169 66.27% EUR 1.17 191,300.00 241,400.00 386,250.00 330,425.00 403,118.50 85.55%
20 #55197 Vermot de Pas Enfintina III - Children's Books April 16, 2018 April 25, 2018 501 94 18.76% EUR 1.17 2,720.00 4,580.00 28,192.00 2,269.19 2,768.30 8.05%
21 #516 Winter Associates Books, Prints March 26, 2018 April 25, 2018 20 17 85.00% USD 1.0 2,450.00 4,825.00 5,475.00 3,738.00 3,738.00 68.27%
22 #51692 Holabird Kagin Americana Gold Rush Auction - Day 4 March 18, 2018 April 21, 2018 511 360 70.45% USD 1.0 75,990.00 150,615.00 248,143.00 68,793.75 68,793.75 27.72%
23 #51691 Holabird Kagin Americana Gold Rush Auction - Day 3 March 17, 2018 April 21, 2018 708 532 75.14% USD 1.0 115,950.00 226,507.00 306,212.00 124,233.25 124,233.25 40.57%
24 #51690 Holabird Kagin Americana Gold Rush Auction - Day 2 March 16, 2018 April 21, 2018 513 311 60.62% USD 1.0 78,700.00 143,920.00 257,425.00 76,219.90 76,219.90 29.61%
25 #51689 Holabird Kagin Americana Gold Rush Auction - Day 1 March 15, 2018 April 21, 2018 422 317 75.12% USD 1.0 138,410.00 264,790.00 353,890.00 171,051.40 171,051.40 48.33%
  • <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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