• <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>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
  • <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>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

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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 1.31 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 1.17 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 1.17 614,400.00 847,400.00 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 1.17 582,970.00 582,970.00 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 1.17 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 1.17 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 1.17 609,790.00 609,790.00 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%
23 #45 PosterConnection Inc. Posters April 28, 2018 May 5, 2018 358 156 43.58% USD 1.0 72,520.00 125,600.00 270,570.00 108,836.20 108,836.20 40.22%
24 #90580 Neret Minet and Tessier Comics April 27, 2018 May 5, 2018 352 304 86.36% EUR 1.17 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
  • <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>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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