• <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> KNIGHT, HILARY. The Original Portrait of Eloise that Hung at the Plaza Hotel. $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> WARHOL, ANDY. "Iced Lemon Delight," an Original Watercolor Presented to Hilary Knight's cat, Phoebe $8,000 to 12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> SENDAK, MAURICE. <i>Where the Wild Things Are.</i> PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED with drawing to Hilary Knight in the month following publication. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> NOLAND, KENNETH. Original circle painting, untitled, acrylic and ink on cloth, for cover of monograph $8,000 to 12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> TOULOUSE-LAUTREC. <i>Histoires Naturelles,</i> 1899. With 22 original lithographs. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>A Collection of Poems,</i> [1711]. The first authoritative and complete collected Sonnets.$15,000 to 20,000
    <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> LONDON, JACK. <i>The Call of the Wild.</i> 1903. First edition, first state jacket. $2,000 to 3,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> FROST, ROBERT. Autograph Manuscript of "Build Soil," 12 pp, 1932-1936. $15,000 to 20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> GOULD, GLENN. Glenn Gould's extensively annotated copy of Bach's Goldberg Variations $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> PLATH, SYLVIA. EARLY Autograph Letter Signed, about her beginnings as a writer, Northampton, MA, 1951. $7,000 to 10,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> HOUDINI, HARRY. A collection of 11 cast iron shackle and lock items from Houdini's personal collection. $20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> M4 ENGIMA MACHINE, with very rare RARE HYDRA KEY ENVELOPE. $400,000 to 600,000
  • <b>Arenberg Auctions: Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps, and Works on Paper. December 14 & 15, 2018</b>
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> LÉOPOLD II of Belgium. Autograph letter signed to Ferdinand de Lesseps. (Brusselss, 30th of August 1881. € 500 / 600
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> Unique collection of c. 280 satirical postcards on Léopold II of Belgium.<br>€ 3.000 / 3.500
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> Horae, use of Rouen, c. 1475.<br>€ 22.000 / 30.000
    <b>Arenberg Auctions: Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps, and Works on Paper. December 14 & 15, 2018</b>
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> <i>Sensuyt la tresplaisante hystoire du preux et vaillant Guerin de Montglaue</i> [...]. € 6.000 / 8.000
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> SCUTENAIRE, Louis. <i>Mes inscriptions.</i> 1945-1963. € 1.000 / 1.200
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> Études Gèographiques [puzzle].<br>€ 70 / 100
    <b>Arenberg Auctions: Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps, and Works on Paper. December 14 & 15, 2018</b>
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> Unique series of fifty 19th-c. Persian miniatures. € 1.500 / 2.500
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> SIXTUS IV. <i>De sanguine Christi et De potentia Dei,</i> 1474. € 4.500 / 6.000
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> Joan Miró, lithographies. € 200 / 300
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> MERIAN, Anna Maria Sibylla. [Metamorphosis of a brown butterfly]. € 4.000 / 5.000
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s New York<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts Online<br>Ending December 17</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies…</i> The Second Impression. 1632. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> GEORGE CURZON, 1ST MARQUESS CURZON OF KEDLESTON. “Curzon Tiger Hunt.” [India: circa 1901]. 120 albumen photographs. $3,000 to $5,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> (CASSADY, NEAL). Kerouac, Jack. <i>On the Road.</i> New York: Viking Press, 1957. Inscribed. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> VEGA, JOSEPH PENSO DE LA. <i>Confusion de Confusiones. Dialogos curiosos entre un Philosopho agudo, un Mercader discrete...</i> Amsterdam, 1688. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> RACKHAM, ARTHUR — [WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE]. "The Moon Like to a Silver Bow New-Bent in Heaven," original illustration for <i>A Midsummer Night's Dream.</i> $12,000 to $18,000
  • <b>Christie’s London, 12 Dec:</b> Huang Qianren. Complete Geographic Map of the Great Qing Dynasty. £50,000 to £80,000
    <b>Christie’s London, 12 Dec:</b> Book of Hours of Jean Le Sauvage and Jacqueline de Boulogne. £70,000 to £100,000
    <b>Christie’s London, 12 Dec:</b> Abraham Ortelius. <i>Theatrum orbis terrarum. – Parergon. – Nomenclator ptolemaicus,</i> 1584. £80,000 to £120,000

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1 #2051 Forum Auctions Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper May 10, 2018 May 11, 2018 141 111 78.72% GBP 1.26 18,530.00 26,940.00 35,110.00 37,300.00 50,728.00 106.24%
2 #527 RR Auction Fine Autographs & Artifacts - Internet bidstart 4/20 May 9, 2018 May 10, 2018 1023 593 57.97% USD 1.0 560,000.00 788,900.00 1,709,100.00 710,820.65 710,820.65 41.59%
3 #2477 Swann Galleries Old Master Through Modern Prints May 8, 2018 May 10, 2018 527 352 66.79% USD 1.0 1,620,100.00 2,485,400.00 3,769,900.00 2,086,995.00 2,086,995.00 55.36%
4 #1602 Freemans MODERN & CONTEMPORARY ART INCLUDING FLASH: BRITISH PHOTOGRAPHY FROM THE COLLECTION OF JEFFREY M. KAPLAN May 8, 2018 May 10, 2018 61 51 83.61% USD 1.0 234,700.00 369,000.00 390,300.00 475,378.00 475,378.00 121.80%
5 #141819 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 5/1 May 8, 2018 May 10, 2018 438 433 98.86% USD 1.0 61,556.00 87,492.00 89,737.00 62,292.60 62,292.60 69.42%
6 #1819 Bruun Rasmussen Prints May 7, 2018 May 8, 2018 74 64 86.49% EUR 1.14 25,225.00 29,285.00 33,180.00 27,435.00 32,647.74 82.69%
7 #13 Kedem Auction Online Auction 13: Judaica – Books, Manuscripts, Letters, Objects May 7, 2018 May 10, 2018 545 459 84.22% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 96,620.00 96,620.00
8 #151818 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 4/8 May 6, 2018 May 8, 2018 235 224 95.32% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 62,450.40 62,450.40
9 #121818 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 4/29 May 6, 2018 May 8, 2018 587 586 99.83% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 224,683.50 224,683.50
10 #161818 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 4/29 May 6, 2018 May 8, 2018 500 477 95.40% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 38,013.14 38,013.14
11 #50518 Profiles in History The Big Book: The Original Working Manuscript of Alcoholics Anonymous May 5, 2018 May 8, 2018 1 1 100.00% USD 1.0 2,000,000.00 3,000,000.00 3,000,000.00 2,400,000.00 2,400,000.00 80.00%
12 #50518 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper May 5, 2018 May 10, 2018 174 170 97.70% USD 1.0 56,070.00 109,950.00 112,100.00 34,760.00 34,760.00 31.01%
13 #3811 Artcurial Comic Strips May 5, 2018 May 10, 2018 278 151 54.32% EUR 1.14 614,400.00 847,400.00 1,499,250.00 1,018,531.00 1,212,051.89 67.94%
14 #104 Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen Books, Graphics modern and ancient Arts, Antiques May 4, 2018 May 10, 2018 4428 1979 44.69% EUR 1.14 582,970.00 582,970.00 1,255,755.00 601,026.00 715,220.98 47.86%
15 #3376 Artcurial the Universe of the Creator of TinTin May 4, 2018 May 10, 2018 110 59 53.64% EUR 1.14 84,210.00 124,070.00 321,640.00 129,880.00 154,557.20 40.38%
16 #642 PBA Galleries Fine Literature and Books May 3, 2018 May 5, 2018 511 384 75.15% USD 1.0 138,800.00 219,300.00 318,000.00 167,526.00 167,526.00 52.68%
17 #905 Eldreds Spring Asian Arts - Prints May 3, 2018 May 8, 2018 146 109 74.66% USD 1.0 42,380.00 61,930.00 80,030.00 57,082.50 57,082.50 71.33%
18 #55429 Ader Posters May 68 May 3, 2018 May 8, 2018 103 56 54.37% EUR 1.14 16,830.00 23,500.00 44,050.00 27,798.00 33,357.60 63.11%
19 #2476 Swann Galleries Graphic Design May 3, 2018 May 5, 2018 254 164 64.57% USD 1.0 494,200.00 711,950.00 1,116,700.00 677,588.00 677,588.00 60.68%
20 #70 Zisska and Lacher Books, Manuscripts, Prints May 2, 2018 May 10, 2018 1960 1286 65.61% EUR 1.14 609,790.00 609,790.00 1,379,470.00 656,473.60 781,203.73 47.59%
21 #568 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Fine Books and Manuscripts May 1, 2018 May 8, 2018 488 367 75.20% USD 1.0 305,800.00 466,400.00 611,820.00 519,243.00 519,243.00 84.87%
22 #18pm01 Doyle New York Prints and Multiples - Prints May 1, 2018 May 8, 2018 231 218 94.37% USD 1.0 551,300.00 830,600.00 884,600.00 1,042,723.00 1,042,723.00 117.88%
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24 #90580 Neret Minet and Tessier Comics April 27, 2018 May 5, 2018 352 304 86.36% EUR 1.14 70,430.00 70,430.00 97,275.00 80,855.00 97,026.00 83.12%
25 #42618 One Of Kind Collectibles Autographs, Manuscripts and Sports Memorabilia April 26, 2018 May 5, 2018 152 123 80.92% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 146,026.00 146,026.00
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s New York<br>Fine Autograph Letters and Manuscripts from a Distinguished Private Collection: Part II<br>December 13, 2018</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec 13:</b> Sibelius, Jean. Autograph manuscript of “Spagnuolo” for piano, boldly signed “Jean Sibelius.” $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec 13:</b> Verdi, Giuseppe. Fourteen largely unpublished autograph letters signed to Alessandro Lanari, the “Napoleon of Impresarios.” $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec 13:</b> Jefferson, Thomas. Autograph letter signed ("Th: Jefferson") to William Lee, Monticello, 26 August 1816. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec 13:</b> Whitman, Walt. Signed carte-de-visite photograph by Benjamin Gurney, 1875. $1,000 to $1,500
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec 13:</b> Wilde, Oscar. Autograph letter signed ("Oscar Wilde"). 8 pages on 2 bifolia of different sizes, with ink sketch on the first page. $25,000 to $30,000
  • <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>
  • <center><b>Doyle: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake” Johnson<br>Online Only Auction ending Dec. 18</b>
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> WETZEL, CHARLES M. American Fishing Books. $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> BISSELL, ALFRED E., <i>In Pursuit of Salar.</i> $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> <i>The Settler and Sportsman in Anticosti.</i> $400 to $600
    <center><b>Doyle: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake” Johnson<br>Online Only Auction ending Dec. 18</b>
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> CARLETON, HENRY GUY, <i>Advice to Young Anglers.</i> $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> ROBINSON, ROLAND EVANS, <i>Forest and Stream Fables. By Awahsoose the Bear.</i> $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> SAWADA, KEN, <i>The Art of the Classic Salmon Fly.</i> $300 to $500
    <center><b>Doyle: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake” Johnson<br>Online Only Auction ending Dec. 18</b>
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> SOUTHARD, CHARLES ZIBEON, <i>The Evolution of Trout and Trout Fishing in America.</i> $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> SOUTHARD, CHARLES ZIBEON, <i>Trout Fly-Fishing in America.</i> $400 to $600
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 13:</b> Adrian Reland, <i>Imperium Japonicum,</i> first European map to use Sino-Japanese characters, Amsterdam, circa 1740. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 13:</b> John Overton, <i>A New & Most Exact Map of America,</i> hand colored, London, 1671. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 13:</b> John James Audubon, <i>The Birds of America & Quadrupeds of North America,</i> together in 10 matching octavo bindings. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 13:</b> Cornelis de Jode, <i>Hemispheriu ab Aequinoctiali Linea,</i> Antwerp, 1593. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 13:</b> Currier & Ives, <i>Across the Continent,</i> New York, 1868, formerly in the collection of Thomas Winthrop Streeter. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 13:</b> Frederick Sander, <i>Reichenbachia, Orchids Illustrated & Described,</i> in four volumes, St. Albans, 1888-94. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 13:</b> Color woodblock map of Uraga and Edo Bay showing the course of Commodore Perry’s Black Ship squadron, Japan, circa 1854. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 13:</b> Manuscript report on the arrival of Commodore Matthew Perry, with 2 portraits of Perry & Commander H. A. Adams, Japan. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 13:</b> Edward Lear, <i>Castello di Melfi in Basilicata,</i> ink, graphite & watercolor, 1847. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 13:</b> Abraham Ortelius, <i>Islandia,</i> Antwerp, 1603. $3,500 to $5,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 13:</b> Philippe Vandermaelen, North American volume of the first atlas to use lithography, Brussels, 1827. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 13:</b> Joseph Frederick Wallet Des Barres, <i>A Chart of the Coast,</i> from the <i>Atlantic Neptune,</i> London, 1780. $18,000 to $22,000.
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