• <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 #53018 PIASA Photographs, including a Large French Collection May 30, 2018 June 1, 2018 72 17 23.61% EUR 1.16 81,600.00 114,100.00 768,400.00 103,480.00 121,071.60 13.47%
2 #25886 ALDE Modern Illustrated Books May 30, 2018 June 1, 2018 62 45 72.58% EUR 1.16 330,700.00 417,800.00 486,200.00 448,600.00 520,376.00 92.27%
3 #90027 Pierre Berge and Associes Old and Modern Books May 30, 2018 June 1, 2018 324 170 52.47% EUR 1.16 176,680.00 230,660.00 355,610.00 232,602.00 269,818.32 65.41%
4 #24913 Bonhams WASSENAAR ZOO A Dutch Private Library May 30, 2018 June 1, 2018 235 228 97.02% GBP 1.32 968,500.00 0.00 0.00 1,723,497.00 2,292,251.01
5 #16408 Christies Books and Manuscripts May 29, 2018 June 1, 2018 95 74 77.89% EUR 1.16 917,900.00 1,324,000.00 2,384,100.00 1,516,875.00 1,759,575.00 63.62%
6 #55411 Vermot de Pas France History and Regions May 29, 2018 June 1, 2018 476 77 16.18% EUR 1.16 19,680.00 24,500.00 129,760.00 28,165.47 32,953.65 21.71%
7 #4521 Forum Auctions in Italy No Reserve Online Sale: Antiquarian and Rare Books May 29, 2018 May 31, 2018 120 110 91.67% EUR 1.16 18,695.00 35,360.00 36,000.00 12,772.00 14,815.48 35.48%
8 #866 Morton Subastas Books and Historical Documents May 29, 2018 June 1, 2018 397 145 36.52% MXN 0.05 1,793,700.00 2,202,000.00 5,376,400.00 2,034,720.00 101,736.00 37.85%
9 #3378 Artcurial Limited Editions - Prints, Books May 29, 2018 June 1, 2018 128 94 73.44% EUR 1.16 335,000.00 486,200.00 588,600.00 572,715.00 664,349.40 97.30%
10 #141822 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 5/23 May 29, 2018 May 31, 2018 557 554 99.46% USD 1.0 87,670.00 129,169.00 131,104.00 86,055.60 86,055.60 65.64%
11 #464a Ketterer Kunst Doerling Valuable books Manuscripts · Autographs · Decorative Graphics May 28, 2018 June 1, 2018 103 86 83.50% EUR 1.16 490,100.00 491,500.00 618,800.00 898,393.00 1,042,135.88 145.18%
12 #464b Ketterer Kunst Doerling Wertvolle Bücher Manuskripte · Autographen · Dekorative Graphik - Part 2 May 28, 2018 June 1, 2018 447 268 59.96% EUR 1.16 550,000.00 550,000.00 930,700.00 747,570.00 867,181.20 80.32%
13 #1822 Bruun Rasmussen Prints May 28, 2018 May 31, 2018 80 62 77.50% EUR 1.16 21,620.00 23,775.00 34,650.00 23,402.50 27,146.90 67.54%
14 #151821 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 4/29 May 27, 2018 May 30, 2018 213 204 95.77% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 58,493.00 58,493.00
15 #121821 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 5/20 May 27, 2018 May 30, 2018 831 828 99.64% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 316,533.89 316,533.89
16 #161821 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 5/20 May 27, 2018 May 30, 2018 503 481 95.63% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 48,657.80 48,657.80
17 #90130 Binoche et Giquello Ancient and Modern Books May 25, 2018 May 30, 2018 275 131 47.64% EUR 1.16 130,150.00 169,970.00 356,510.00 204,988.00 237,786.08 57.50%
18 #55875 Ader Old and Modern Prints - Day 2 May 25, 2018 May 30, 2018 394 300 76.14% EUR 1.16 260,370.00 329,950.00 395,240.00 530,033.00 614,838.28 134.10%
19 #55873 Ader Old and Modern Prints - Day 1 May 24, 2018 May 30, 2018 380 283 74.47% EUR 1.16 178,980.00 222,160.00 275,750.00 318,098.00 368,993.68 115.36%
20 #3834 Artcurial Japanese Prints May 23, 2018 June 1, 2018 49 47 95.92% EUR 1.16 424,800.00 562,900.00 565,400.00 2,886,035.00 3,347,800.60 510.44%
21 #51118 Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society Books May 11, 2018 May 30, 2018 466 423 90.77% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 8,535.00 8,535.00
22 #107 Winner's Auctions Ltd Eretz Israel and Zionism, Postcards and Photographs, Numismatics, Posters, Maps, Judaica, Holy books, Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes May 8, 2018 May 31, 2018 423 314 74.23% USD 1.0 87,880.00 142,190.00 195,190.00 88,218.00 88,218.00 45.20%
  • <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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