• <b>Sotheby’s Online, June 18 - 28:</b> Lewis, Meriwether, and William Clark. <i>History of the Expedition Under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark, To the Sources of the Missouri…</i> 1814, first edition. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, June 18 - 28:</b> Poe, Edgar Allan. <i>Tales.</i> New York: Wiley And Putnam, 1845. First edition, first printing, first issue. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, June 18 - 28:</b> Dürer, Albrecht, and Johann Stabius. [Map of the World as a Sphere.] [Vienna,] 1781 (From Woodblocks Cut In 1515). $120,000 to $180,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, June 18 - 28:</b> Ferdinand, Franz — Lala Deen Dayal [Photographer]. VISIT OF H.I. & H.R. THE ARCHDUKE FRANZ FERDINAND OF AUSTRIA ESTE TO HYDERABAD (DECCAN), JANUARY 1893. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, June 18 - 28:</b> Lincoln, Abraham. Manuscript Letter Signed ("Yours Truly A. Lincoln") as Sixteenth President to Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles Regarding William Johnson. $200,000 to $300,000
  • <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>TIMED ONLINE AUCTION<br>June 11 - 25, 2018</b></center>
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> ACCADEMIA ERCOLANENSE DI ARCHEOLOGIA. <i>Ornati delle Pareti</i>, Naples 1796. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> AMERICAS. <i>Il Gazzettiere Americano…</i>, Livorno, 1763. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> BARROW, John. <i>Travels in China…</i>, London, 1804. £600 to £800
    <center><b>TIMED ONLINE AUCTION<br>June 11 - 25, 2018</b></center>
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> BENOIST, Felix. <i>Album de L'Ile de Jersey</i>…, Paris & Nantes, 1870. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> GAIL, Wilhelm. <i>Erinnerungen aus Spanien,</i> Munchen, [ca. 1837]. £1,800 to £2,200
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> HANCARVILLE, Pierre d'. <i>Recherches sur l'origine…,</i> London, Appleyard, 1785. £1,5000 to £2,000
    <center><b>TIMED ONLINE AUCTION<br>June 11 - 25, 2018</b></center>
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> HULLEY, T. <i>Six Views of Cheltenham.</i> London, R. Ackerman, 1813. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> JEFFERSON, Thomas. <i>Notes on the state of Virginia</i>…, London, 1787. £12,000 to £18,000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> LEWIS, John F. <i>Lewis's illustrations of Constantinople…,</i> London, McLean, 1837. £3,000 to £4,000
    <center><b>TIMED ONLINE AUCTION<br>June 11 - 25, 2018</b></center>
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> MARQUARD, Johann. <i>Tractatus politico-juridicus,</i> Frankfurt, 1662. £1,800 to £2,200
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> MAUND, Benjamin. <i>The botanic garden,</i> London, 1825-42. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> Willughby, Francis; John Ray (ed.). <i>Ornithologiæ libri tres</i>. London, John Martyn, 1676. £1,500 to £2,000
  • <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

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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 #pf1803 Sothebys Books and Manuscripts May 24, 2018 May 25, 2018 195 153 78.46% EUR 1.16 880,500.00 1,310,500.00 1,759,200.00 1,890,527.00 2,211,916.59 107.47%
2 #15489 Christies The Collector: Works of Art, Prints May 23, 2018 May 25, 2018 1 0 0.00% GBP 1.32 0.00 0.00 8,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00%
3 #18 Moreshet Auctions Judaica - Books, Manuscripts, Letters May 23, 2018 May 25, 2018 299 131 43.81% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 117,228.00 117,228.00
4 #571 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Fine Prints May 23, 2018 May 25, 2018 335 311 92.84% USD 1.0 598,250.00 957,270.00 1,068,670.00 1,052,549.00 1,052,549.00 98.49%
5 #376 Trafford Books Books May 23, 2018 May 25, 2018 158 108 68.35% GBP 1.32 4,761.00 6,316.00 10,706.00 5,153.00 6,905.02 48.13%
6 #887 Eldreds Online Only: Books and Prints May 23, 2018 May 25, 2018 28 16 57.14% USD 1.0 3,950.00 6,220.00 8,820.00 3,174.00 3,174.00 35.99%
7 #52218 PosterConnection Inc. Small Decorative Art May 22, 2018 May 25, 2018 257 67 26.07% USD 1.0 9,670.00 37,300.00 161,110.00 14,603.40 14,603.40 9.06%
8 #L18402 Sothebys Musical Manuscripts May 22, 2018 May 23, 2018 74 38 51.35% GBP 1.32 408,600.00 570,700.00 836,200.00 593,250.00 794,955.00 70.95%
9 #141821 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 5/15 May 22, 2018 May 23, 2018 680 669 98.38% USD 1.0 104,901.00 152,709.00 155,594.00 101,204.60 101,204.60 65.04%
10 #1182 Robert Siegel Galleries United States and Confederate States Postal History May 22, 2018 May 25, 2018 663 596 89.89% USD 1.0 604,810.00 446,600.00 491,350.00 527,058.80 527,058.80 107.27%
11 #24723 Bonhams Modern and Contemporary Prints May 22, 2018 May 23, 2018 139 106 76.26% USD 1.0 552,730.00 781,220.00 970,390.00 1,182,499.00 1,182,499.00 121.86%
12 #L18415 Sothebys Fine Autograph Music: the Property of Helmut Nanz and Family May 22, 2018 May 23, 2018 45 29 64.44% GBP 1.32 688,500.00 973,000.00 1,728,500.00 1,136,875.00 1,523,412.50 65.77%
13 #24751 Bonhams The Sporting Sale - Books and Prints May 22, 2018 May 23, 2018 33 21 63.64% GBP 1.32 6,850.00 10,550.00 17,800.00 10,458.00 14,013.72 58.75%
14 #1821 Bruun Rasmussen Prints May 21, 2018 May 23, 2018 52 49 94.23% EUR 1.16 28,915.00 32,020.00 33,365.00 33,223.75 39,204.11 99.58%
15 #151820 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 4/22 May 20, 2018 May 22, 2018 221 204 92.31% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 54,578.00 54,578.00
16 #121820 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 5/13 May 20, 2018 May 21, 2018 749 738 98.53% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 362,237.95 362,237.95
17 #161820 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 5/13 May 20, 2018 May 21, 2018 501 476 95.01% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 42,226.48 42,226.48
18 #52018 Neal Auction Company Late Spring Estates Auction - Day 2 May 20, 2018 May 23, 2018 42 21 50.00% USD 1.0 6,025.00 9,150.00 18,800.00 5,679.00 5,679.00 30.21%
19 #52018 The Written Word Autographs Entertainers and Sports Autographs May 20, 2018 May 22, 2018 585 192 32.82% USD 1.0 17,775.00 28,725.00 104,300.00 22,002.00 22,002.00 21.09%
20 #52018 Clars Auction Gallery Art - Prints May 20, 2018 May 22, 2018 52 42 80.77% USD 1.0 84,900.00 137,500.00 165,200.00 94,631.25 94,631.25 57.28%
21 #51918 Neal Auction Company Late Spring Estates Auction - Day 1 May 19, 2018 May 23, 2018 57 30 52.63% USD 1.0 27,500.00 42,100.00 203,500.00 37,864.00 37,864.00 18.61%
22 #913 Eldreds Antiques and Accessories - Books, Maps and Prints May 19, 2018 May 22, 2018 37 26 70.27% USD 1.0 4,650.00 7,460.00 11,150.00 6,744.40 6,744.40 60.49%
23 #51918 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper May 19, 2018 May 21, 2018 181 172 95.03% USD 1.0 76,150.00 138,700.00 145,500.00 44,627.00 44,627.00 30.67%
24 #51918 The Written Word Autographs Spring 2018 - Guaranteed Authentic Autographs May 19, 2018 May 22, 2018 598 235 39.30% USD 1.0 51,700.00 84,975.00 274,700.00 60,738.00 60,738.00 22.11%
25 #51918 Clars Auction Gallery Art - Prints May 19, 2018 May 22, 2018 82 63 76.83% USD 1.0 19,650.00 33,700.00 41,950.00 25,083.40 25,083.40 59.79%
26 #51818 Dominic Winter Book Auctions Military, Aviation and Naval History May 18, 2018 May 21, 2018 201 179 89.05% GBP 1.32 39,490.00 58,010.00 62,830.00 143,640.00 193,914.00 228.62%
27 #51818 Dorotheum Modern Prints May 18, 2018 May 22, 2018 126 64 50.79% EUR 1.16 0.00 0.00 0.00 24,729.00 29,180.22
28 #2052 Forum Auctions Forum Auctions @ Artsy: More Than Words May 18, 2018 May 22, 2018 33 13 39.39% GBP 1.32 7,000.00 10,450.00 36,850.00 14,521.00 19,603.35 39.41%
29 #3108T Skinner Walker Evans Photographs online - Internet bidstart 5/8 May 18, 2018 May 21, 2018 160 91 56.88% USD 1.0 144,500.00 223,400.00 397,200.00 127,158.00 127,158.00 32.01%
30 #50002 Heritage Auctions Sports Memorabilia May 17, 2018 May 21, 2018 1424 1344 94.38% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 4,276,046.40 4,276,046.40
31 #99 Profiles in History Animation and Disneyana May 5, 2018 May 25, 2018 554 368 66.43% USD 1.0 463,200.00 772,850.00 1,401,050.00 793,884.00 793,884.00 56.66%
32 #303 Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers Rare Book and Collectors Sale May 2, 2018 May 25, 2018 828 532 64.25% EUR 1.16 132,570.00 188,290.00 269,760.00 255,756.00 299,234.52 94.81%
  • <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>Cowan’s Auctions: American History - Premier Auction. June 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> General George Custer's Officer, James McLean Steele, 1868-1869 Diary. $30,000 - $50,000
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> Exceptionally Rare Anti-Slavery Broadside, “A Crusade Against Slavery”. $4,000 - $6,000
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> Revolutionary War General Richard Montgomery, Exceptionally Rare War-Date ANS. $4,000 - $6,000
    <b>Cowan’s Auctions: American History - Premier Auction. June 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> Albumen Photograph of the "Scouts of the Plains," from Cody's Personal Collection. $8,000 - $10,000
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> Jefferson Davis, CDV, Signed and Dated to his Imprisonment in Fortress Monroe. $4,000 - $6,000
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> Robert E. Lee, CDV Signed Twice. $2,000 - $4,000
    <b>Cowan’s Auctions: American History - Premier Auction. June 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> “Si Clack: Co. Q, 100th Indiana Vols.,” Written & Illustrated by Civil War Veteran, P.M. Radford. $2,500 - $3,500
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> General Meade Inspecting the 5th Corps, Civil War-Era Sketch by Alfred R. Waud. $2,000 - $3,000
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> Rare Huey Newton Black Panther Party Poster. $3,000 - $5,000
    <b>Cowan’s Auctions: American History - Premier Auction. June 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> Lloyd's New Political Chart, 1861. $800 - $1,200
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> William J. Ferguson, “Our American Cousin” Cast Member, Lincoln Assassination Archive. $8,000 - $10,000
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> Albert Einstein, Signed Photograph in his Favorite Leather Jacket. $2,000 - $4,000
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