• <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>
  • <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>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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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 #646 PBA Galleries Art & Illustration, with Asian & Asian-American Material June 28, 2018 June 29, 2018 364 184 50.55% USD 1.0 57,330.00 93,300.00 267,400.00 57,324.00 57,324.00 21.44%
2 #553 RR Auction The Significant Letter Collection of Victor Niederhoffer - Internet bidstart 6/22 June 28, 2018 June 29, 2018 132 83 62.88% USD 1.0 298,100.00 638,300.00 907,300.00 339,217.39 339,217.39 37.39%
3 #62718 Dorotheum Books and Decorative Prints June 27, 2018 June 28, 2018 496 413 83.27% EUR 1.17 117,790.00 117,790.00 185,690.00 260,918.75 305,275.29 140.51%
4 #2058 Forum Auctions Artsy: Modern Icons June 27, 2018 June 28, 2018 26 10 38.46% GBP 1.32 5,350.00 7,650.00 20,650.00 5,500.00 7,260.00 26.63%
5 #872 Morton Subastas Auction of Ancient and Contemporary Books from the Collection of a Bibliophile June 27, 2018 June 28, 2018 259 138 53.28% MXN 0.05 2,625,000.00 3,194,000.00 5,067,000.00 3,001,200.00 150,060.00 59.23%
6 #24646 Bonhams Prints and Multiples June 26, 2018 June 27, 2018 164 112 68.29% GBP 1.32 738,000.00 1,089,000.00 1,711,000.00 1,256,125.00 1,658,085.00 73.41%
7 #25891 ALDE Autographs, Letters and Manuscripts June 26, 2018 June 28, 2018 248 125 50.40% EUR 1.17 77,190.00 97,750.00 164,080.00 164,525.00 192,494.32 100.27%
8 #141826 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 6/19 June 26, 2018 June 27, 2018 434 423 97.47% USD 1.0 68,939.00 102,451.00 103,221.00 63,604.80 63,604.80 61.62%
9 #4522 Forum Auctions in Italy NO RESERVE Online Sale: General Antiquarian Books & 20th Century First editions and Works on Paper June 26, 2018 June 28, 2018 96 96 100.00% EUR 1.17 33,140.00 55,300.00 55,300.00 32,990.20 38,598.55 59.66%
10 #1029 Forum Auctions Editions and Works on Paper June 26, 2018 June 27, 2018 249 150 60.24% GBP 1.32 871,600.00 1,223,000.00 1,972,900.00 1,098,662.50 1,450,234.50 55.69%
11 #11511 William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals Summer Quarterly Auction - Prints June 26, 2018 June 28, 2018 45 44 97.78% USD 1.0 17,380.00 27,420.00 27,620.00 16,941.00 16,941.00 61.34%
12 #1826 Bruun Rasmussen Prints June 25, 2018 June 27, 2018 75 60 80.00% EUR 1.17 20,625.00 21,930.00 27,970.00 25,546.25 29,889.20 91.33%
13 #519 Winter Associates Americana, Nautical, ... Prints and Books June 25, 2018 June 27, 2018 24 17 70.83% USD 1.0 2,975.00 5,475.00 7,425.00 4,932.00 4,932.00 66.42%
14 #151825 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 5/27 June 24, 2018 June 27, 2018 223 214 95.96% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 62,472.40 62,472.40
15 #121825 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 6/17 June 24, 2018 June 26, 2018 874 864 98.86% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 312,044.00 312,044.00
16 #161825 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 6/17 June 24, 2018 June 26, 2018 452 436 96.46% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 45,629.00 45,629.00
17 #62318 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper June 23, 2018 June 26, 2018 162 154 95.06% USD 1.0 69,150.00 127,200.00 130,700.00 36,960.00 36,960.00 28.28%
18 #13b Nosbüsch & Stucke Rare Books - Day 2 June 23, 2018 June 29, 2018 798 496 62.16% EUR 1.17 502,940.00 502,940.00 706,280.00 570,464.95 661,739.31 80.77%
19 #121 Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH Modern Contemporary Art, Modern Photography June 22, 2018 June 27, 2018 431 190 44.08% EUR 1.17 73,850.00 101,920.00 239,310.00 120,771.00 141,302.14 50.47%
20 #62218 Cowans Auctions American History: Live Salesroom Auction June 22, 2018 June 27, 2018 502 426 84.86% USD 1.0 420,100.00 631,250.00 848,250.00 652,247.00 652,247.00 76.89%
21 #13a Nosbüsch & Stucke Rare Books - Day 1 June 22, 2018 June 29, 2018 619 306 49.43% EUR 1.17 223,900.00 223,900.00 449,210.00 236,728.00 274,604.58 52.70%
22 #62118 Dominic Winter Book Auctions CHILDREN'S & ILLUSTRATED BOOKS, MODERN FIRST EDITIONS, PRIVATE PRESS, TOYS & GAMES, ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATIONS, FILM POSTERS June 21, 2018 June 26, 2018 366 333 90.98% GBP 1.32 126,160.00 185,920.00 204,360.00 279,942.00 372,322.86 136.98%
23 #909 Eldreds Fine and Decorative Arts - Prints, Books, etc. June 21, 2018 June 26, 2018 96 63 65.63% USD 1.0 17,845.00 27,705.00 63,640.00 25,330.00 25,330.00 39.80%
24 #528 RR Auction Sports - Internet Bidstart 6/14 June 21, 2018 June 26, 2018 654 411 62.84% USD 1.0 629,130.00 876,350.00 1,418,650.00 865,654.80 865,654.80 61.02%
25 #92003 Aguttes 8 • MUSIC • FROM LULLY TO STRAVINSKY BY AGUTTES June 20, 2018 June 26, 2018 176 120 68.18% EUR 1.17 137,530.00 179,870.00 505,020.00 251,909.00 292,214.44 49.88%
26 #62018 University Archives Fabulous Autographs, Rare Books and Relics June 20, 2018 June 27, 2018 266 200 75.19% USD 1.0 284,850.00 363,890.00 486,930.00 272,130.00 272,130.00 55.89%
27 #92002 Aguttes 6 • LITERATURE • WRITERS & POETS OF XIX TH -XX TH BY AGUTTES June 19, 2018 June 26, 2018 116 53 45.69% EUR 1.17 127,600.00 167,600.00 571,520.00 202,018.00 234,340.88 35.35%
28 #92001 Aguttes 4 * Free Arts * Works and Correspondence June 18, 2018 June 26, 2018 323 184 56.97% EUR 1.17 1,287,580.00 1,651,350.00 2,097,560.00 2,292,216.00 2,658,970.56 109.28%
29 #3103T Skinner Fine Books and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 5/31 June 8, 2018 June 27, 2018 747 471 63.05% USD 1.0 368,960.00 537,265.00 851,715.00 524,044.00 524,044.00 61.53%
30 #111P Galerie Bassenge Photography June 6, 2018 June 27, 2018 380 219 57.63% EUR 1.17 239,050.00 239,050.00 388,300.00 354,941.10 415,281.07 91.41%
31 #60218 North American Auction Company Montana’s Best Early Western & Antique Auction June 2, 2018 June 28, 2018 117 107 91.45% USD 1.0 20,825.00 51,250.00 60,475.00 23,610.00 23,610.00 39.04%
  • <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>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.
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