• <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Kurt Vonnegut, archive of 12 letters, signed to his family, 6 illustrated, 1930s-40s. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Allen Ginsberg, 11 autograph manuscripts, including 10 drafts of poems & a page of notes, circa 1948. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Joan Miró, illustrated autograph note signed to MoMA Director of Exhibitions & Publications, 1959. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Carl Gustav Jung, typed letter signed to a colleague, 1948. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Gustav Mahler, ALS, arranging a meeting during his historic visit to New York, circa 1908. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Mark Twain, ALS, explaining the target of his new book, 1902. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Charles Dickens, ALS, accepting an invitation in the voice of a <i>Martin Chuzzlewit</i> character, 1843. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Jacob Lawrence, illustrated greeting card signed, 1960. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 8:</b> Robert E. Lee, ALS, to the colonel of the Kanawha Valley volunteers, boosting morale, 1861. $15,000 to $25,000
  • <b>Bonhams: Sale Results from <i>Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I.</i> September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25 results:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>Aurora Australis.</i> Printed at the sign of 'The Penguins'; East Antarctica, 1908. Sold for $97,500
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25 results:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>South Polar Times.</i> 1st edition, limited issue. from the library of Michael Barne. Sold for $25,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25 results:</b> General Washington's <i>Proceedings of a General Court Martial... of Major General Lee.</i> Philiadelphia, 1778. 100 copies printed for Congress. BOUND WITH: ...Court Martial... of St Clair and ...Schuyler. Sold for $87,50
    <b>Bonhams: Sale Results from <i>Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I.</i> September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25 results:</b> <i>The Voice of the People.</i> Boston, 1754. Rare pamphlet on the Excise Tax. Nathaniel Sparhawk's copy. Sold for $8,750
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25 results:</b> Autograph Letter Signed ("S.L. Clemens"), offering extensive hard-earned advice on writing, 5 pp, 1881. Sold for $37,500
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25 results:</b> Lewis, Meriwether. Contemporary manuscript true copy of his final power of attorney, 1809. Sold for $7,500
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25 results:</b> <i>A New Method of Macarony Making, as Practiced at Boston in North America.</i> Mezzotint. London, 1774. Sold for $6,875
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25 results:</b> <i>Scientific Base Ball Pitching: A Treatise on the Pitcher, Pitching, Origin and Philosophy of the Curve.</i> Chicago, 1897. Sold for $3,750
  • <center><b> The Library of Pierre Bergé<br>Auction Pierre Bergé & Associés<br>in association with Sotheby’s<br>Paris-Hôtel Drout<br>December 14, 2018<br><br>New York Exhibition<br>Oct. 16 to Oct. 20</b>
    <b>The Library of Pierre Bergé, NY exhibition 10/16 to 10/20:</b> BARTHOLOMEUS ANGLICUS. <i>Le Proprietaire des choses.</i> Lyon, [circa 1484]. 150 000 / 200 000 €
    <b>The Library of Pierre Bergé, NY exhibition 10/16 to 10/20:</b> MONTAIGNE, Michel de. <i>Essais.</i> Bordeaux, 1580. 400 000 / 500 000 €
    <b>The Library of Pierre Bergé, NY exhibition 10/16 to 10/20:</b> PROUST, Marcel. <i>Du côté de chez Swann.</i> Paris, 1914 [1913]. 600 000 / 800 000 €
    <b>The Library of Pierre Bergé, NY exhibition 10/16 to 10/20:</b> MONSTRELET, Enguerrand de. <i>Le Premier [-Tiers] Volume des Cronicques.</i> Paris, circa 1503.<br>300 000 / 400 000 €
  • <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>

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1 #72618 Guernseys African American Historic & Cultural Treasures - Day 2 July 26, 2018 July 27, 2018 277 136 49.10% USD 1.0 211,800.00 365,550.00 4,552,750.00 141,904.30 141,904.30 3.12%
2 #72518 Dominic Winter Book Auctions Printed Books, Maps and Documents July 25, 2018 July 26, 2018 550 473 86.00% GBP 1.31 102,740.00 153,620.00 176,790.00 209,004.00 275,885.28 118.22%
3 #72518 Guernseys African American Historic & Cultural Treasures July 25, 2018 July 27, 2018 439 251 57.18% USD 1.0 160,075.00 249,675.00 429,875.00 61,616.10 61,616.10 14.33%
4 #2060 Forum Auctions Artsy: Urban Jungle July 24, 2018 July 26, 2018 45 31 68.89% GBP 1.31 51,500.00 71,550.00 86,600.00 80,756.00 106,597.92 93.25%
5 #141830 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 7/17 July 24, 2018 July 26, 2018 296 288 97.30% USD 1.0 47,218.00 69,947.00 78,887.00 48,383.00 48,383.00 61.33%
6 #72418 Doyle New York Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson July 24, 2018 July 26, 2018 344 270 78.49% USD 1.0 37,510.00 58,205.00 70,905.00 53,151.00 53,151.00 74.96%
7 #874 Morton Subastas Engravings, Lithographs, Photographs, Old and Contemporary Books July 24, 2018 July 26, 2018 269 85 31.60% MXN 0.05 1,008,000.00 1,276,000.00 3,300,000.00 1,043,520.00 52,176.00 31.62%
8 #11037 William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals Books & Works on Paper July 23, 2018 July 26, 2018 270 227 84.07% USD 1.0 43,180.00 70,160.00 82,960.00 56,305.00 56,305.00 67.87%
9 #90 Australian Book Auctions Books, Documents, & Maps July 23, 2018 July 26, 2018 155 135 87.10% AUD 0.71 105,080.00 164,500.00 192,470.00 233,562.08 172,835.94 121.35%
10 #121829 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 7/15 July 22, 2018 July 23, 2018 893 882 98.77% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 341,780.80 341,780.80
11 #161829 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 7/15 July 22, 2018 July 23, 2018 452 442 97.79% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 47,612.40 47,612.40
12 #151829 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 6/24 July 22, 2018 July 23, 2018 277 261 94.22% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 55,492.00 55,492.00
13 #7179 Heritage Auctions Entertainment & Music Memorabilia July 21, 2018 July 23, 2018 553 418 75.59% USD 1.0 556,704.00 835,056.00 1,521,876.00 887,367.25 887,367.25 58.31%
14 #72118 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper July 21, 2018 July 23, 2018 169 162 95.86% USD 1.0 41,375.00 79,275.00 83,225.00 24,684.00 24,684.00 29.66%
15 #3117B Skinner Early English Books: A Single Owner Sale July 20, 2018 July 23, 2018 198 129 65.15% USD 1.0 649,900.00 918,100.00 1,472,900.00 837,761.00 837,761.00 56.88%
16 #71918 Copley Fine Art Auctions Sporting Sale - Fine Art Prints July 19, 2018 July 26, 2018 48 48 100.00% USD 1.0 91,600.00 144,900.00 144,900.00 165,204.00 165,204.00 114.01%
17 #50004 Heritage Auctions 2018 July 19-20 Summer Sports Card Catalog Auction July 19, 2018 July 23, 2018 1409 1398 99.22% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 5,164,978.40 5,164,978.40
18 #530 RR Auction Marvels of Modern Music - Internet bidstart 7/12 July 19, 2018 July 23, 2018 816 508 62.25% USD 1.0 564,040.00 699,320.00 1,415,890.00 791,971.87 791,971.87 55.93%
19 #900 Eldreds The Marine Sale - Books and Prints July 19, 2018 July 23, 2018 67 49 73.13% USD 1.0 30,320.00 47,605.00 102,525.00 41,161.25 41,161.25 40.15%
20 #71418 Case Antiques, Inc. Historic Summer Fine Art and Antiques Auction July 14, 2018 July 24, 2018 123 115 93.50% USD 1.0 100,650.00 123,100.00 127,150.00 157,920.00 157,920.00 124.20%
21 #63018 National Book Auctions Horse Racing, Railroads, Art History, etc. June 30, 2018 July 25, 2018 220 220 100.00% USD 1.0 18,350.00 46,800.00 46,800.00 13,988.38 13,988.81 29.89%
22 #63018 North American Auction Company Montana Saddlery, Western, Bear Trap & Antique Auction June 30, 2018 July 25, 2018 69 65 94.20% USD 1.0 13,375.00 29,700.00 31,400.00 16,320.00 16,320.00 51.97%
23 #42217 Case Antiques, Inc. Spring Online Auction - Prints, Books April 22, 2017 July 24, 2018 46 38 82.61% USD 1.0 8,450.00 11,750.00 13,700.00 8,466.00 8,466.00 61.80%
  • <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: The Adventure & Exploration Library of Steve Fossett. October 31, 2018</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> SHACKLETON, Ernest Henry, Sir. <i>Aurora Australis. Printed at the Winter Quarters of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907, During the Winter Months of April, May, June, July, 1908.</i> $60,000 to $80,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> HUMBOLDT, Alexander von, and Aime J. A. BONPLAND. <i>Vues des Cordillères, et monumens des peuples indigènes de l'Amérique.</i> Paris, 1810. $30,000 to $40,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> COOK, James, Captain. [Collected Voyages]. London: Strahan and Cadell, 1773, 1777, 1784. First editions of the second and third voyages. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: The Adventure & Exploration Library of Steve Fossett. October 31, 2018</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> DARWIN, Charles. <i>A Narrative of the Surveying Voyages of His Majesty's Ships Adventure and Beagle, between the years 1826 and 1836.</i> $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> SPILBERGEN, Joris van (1568-1620). <i>Speculum orientalis occidentalisque Indiae navigationum.</i> Leiden: Nicolaus van Geelkercken, 1619. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> DRAKE, Francis, Sir. <i>Sir Francis Drake Revived. Who is or may be a Pattern to stirre up all Heroicke and active Spirits of these Times…</i> London, 1653 [i.e. 1652]. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: The Adventure & Exploration Library of Steve Fossett. October 31, 2018</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> SHACKLETON, Ernest Henry, Sir, Louis C. BERNACCHI, and Apsley George Benet CHERRY-GARRARD, editors. The South Polar Times. London, 1907-1914. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> ANSON, George. <i>A Voyage round the World, In the Years 1740...</i> 1744. London: John and Paul Knapton for the author, 1748. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> HERRERA Y TORDESILLAS, Antonio de. <i>Description des Indes Occidentales, Qu'on appelle aujourdhuy Le Nouveau Monde...</i> Amsterdam: Michel Colin, 1622. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: The Adventure & Exploration Library of Steve Fossett. October 31, 2018</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> NOORT, Olivier van. <i>Description du Penible Voyage fait entour de l'univers ou globe terrestre...</i> Amsterdam: Cornille Nicolas, 1610. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> LEO AFRICANUS, Johannes. <i>A Geographical Historie of Africa, Written in Arabicke and Italian.</i> London: George Bishop, 1600. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, Oct 31:</b> SCHOUTEN, Willem Corneliszoon. <i>Journal ou Description du Merveilleux Voyage de Guillaume Schouten, Hollandois natif de Hoorn, fait es années 1615, 1616, & 1617.</i> 1619. $4,000 to $6,000
  • <center><b>William Bunch Auctions<br>October Fine Art and Prints<br>October 29, 2018</b>
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> Aegidius Sadeler (Flemish, 1570-1629), engraving on laid paper "Madonna and Child in a Landscape", after a drawing by Albrecht Durer. $800 to $1,200
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> Anders Zorn (Swedish, 1860-1920), drypoint etching on paper "On Hemso Island", 1917, pencil signed. $400 to $600
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> Joseph Pennell (American, 1860-1926), etching on paper "Setting Up Columns", pencil signed. $200 to $300
    <center><b>William Bunch Auctions<br>October Fine Art and Prints<br>October 29, 2018</b>
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> William Lee Hankey (British, 1869-1952), drypoint etching on paper "Affection", pencil signed. $200 to $300
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> William Walcot (English, 1874-1943), drypoint etching on paper "Lower Broadway, New York", 1924, pencil signed. $200 to $300
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> Auguste Brouet (French, 1872-1941), color etching "La Pirouette", pencil signed, ed 111/250. $400 to $600
    <center><b>William Bunch Auctions<br>October Fine Art and Prints<br>October 29, 2018</b>
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975), lithograph on paper "The Boy", pencil signed. $2,000 to $3,000
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> John Stockton de Martelly (American, 1903-1979), lithograph on paper "Looking at the Sunshine", pencil signed, original AAA certificate. $400 to $600
    <b>William Bunch Auctions, Oct. 29:</b> Jacques Hnizdovsky (Ukrainian-American, 1915-1985), woodcut on paper "Moppet", pencil signed and dated 1965, ed 118/250. $400 to $600
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