• <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>English Literature, History, Science,<br>Children’s Books and Illustrations<br>1 – 8 December, 2020</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 1-8 Dec.:</b> JAMES OF MILAN | <i>Pricking of love,</i> illuminated manuscript in Middle English [England, fifteenth century]. £60,000 to £80,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 1-8 Dec.:</b> BEARDSLEY | <i>The Toilet of Helen,</i> original ink drawing for Savoy, 1895. £30,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 1-8 Dec.:</b> DICKENS | <i>A Christmas Carol,</i> 1844, seventh edition, presentation copy inscribed by the author. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>English Literature, History, Science,<br>Children’s Books and Illustrations<br>1 – 8 December, 2020</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 1-8 Dec.:</b> DARWIN | <i>For Private Distribution... Extracts from Letters addressed to Professor Henslow...,</i> 1835, original wrappers. £70,000 to £90,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 1-8 Dec.:</b> DEFOE | Autograph manuscript poem, 'Resignation', 1708. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 1-8 Dec.:</b> GRAHAME | <i>The Wind in the Willows,</i> 1908, first edition, dust-jacket. £12,000 to £16,000.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Livres et Manuscrits<br>7 – 15 December, 2020</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 7 – 15 Dec.:</b> [RELIURE BRODÉE]. <i>Horae beatissimae...</i> Anvers, 1570. Reliure brodée de la Renaissance aux armes du duc d'Anjou. €50,000 to €70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 7 – 15 Dec.:</b> ARTOIS, comte d', futur Charles X. 75 lettres autographes au comte de Vaudreuil entre 1792 et 1804. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 7 – 15 Dec.:</b> [Pascal, Blaise]. <i>Lettres de A. Dettonville ...</i> Paris, 1658-1659. Rarissime édition originale en reliure de l'époque. €30,000 to €50,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Livres et Manuscrits<br>7 – 15 December, 2020</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 7 – 15 Dec.:</b> Aragon, Louis. Ens. de 8 ouvrages avec envois à Jacques Lacan, dont "Blanche et l'oubli", 1967, sur grand papier. €2,000 to €3,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 7 – 15 Dec.:</b> Fermat, Pierre de. <i>Varia opera mathematica.</i> Toulouse,1679. Petit in-folio. Edition originale. De la bibliothèque de Jacques Lacan. €6,000 to €8,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 7 – 15 Dec.:</b> Leduc, Violette. <i>La Bâtarde.</i> 1958-1963. Important manuscrit autographe, premier jet. 20 cahiers, env 2048 p. ms. €40,000 to €60,000.
  • <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>December Sale<br>December 5, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> SHERBURNE, BRANTZ, and WIRGMAN. The Original Drawings of the First Modern Scientific Survey of the Patapsco River and Chesapeake Bay. $350,000 to $500,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> LAFON, Barthelemy. The Earliest Comprehensive Survey of Louisiana and its Adjacent Regions. $350,000 to $450,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> Giacomo GASTALDI. The Most Important Renaissance Wall Map of Asia Published in the 16th Century – with all four sheets having full margins. $300,000 to $400,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>December Sale<br>December 5, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> CAO, Junyi. The Most Important Map of China to Come to Market in 50 Years. One of only three known copies of the last Ming Dynasty world map. $325,000 to $375,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> ORTELIUS, Abraham. Ortelius Atlas Spanish 1588 Magnificently Rich Original Hand Color in Full. $225,000 to $350,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> An Exceptionally Fine and Historically Important Manuscript Map Showing the Origins of Texas in the 19th Century. $250,000 to $350,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>December Sale<br>December 5, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> PRICE, William and BONNER, John. Map of Boston 1769. $225,000 to $325,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> John James AUDUBON. Audubon’s Brilliant Icon, That Has Never Been Equaled for Drama. $150,000 to $250,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> Pierre-Joseph REDOUTE. Original Watercolor, Red Lily. $175,000 to $250,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>December Sale<br>December 5, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> John James AUDUBON. The Most Famous Image of a Bird in All of History. $150,000 to $200,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> Martin WALDSEEMULLER. The Finest Example in Existence of Martin Waldseemuller’s Map of the New World, with Spectacular Full Original Color. $150,000 to $200,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> GORDON, Peter. The First State of the First View of Savannah: The Template for American Urban Planning. $100,000 to $150,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Bernardus Sylvanus, one of the earliest printed maps of the New World, woodcut, Venice, 1511. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Johannes Blaeu, <i>Nova et Accuratissima Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula,</i> Amsterdam, 1662. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Emanuel Bowen & John Gibson, <i>Atlas Minimus,</i> miniature atlas, London, 1758. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Henry Andrews, <i>The Botanist's Repository for New & Rare Plants,</i> London, 1797-1815. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> John James Audubon, <i>Night Heron or Qua Bird, Plate CCXXXVI,</i> hand-colored aquatint, 1835. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Basilius Besler, group of 30 folio engravings, <i>Hortus Eystettensis,</i> Eichstatt, 1613. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Henri Chatelain, <i>Carte Tres Curieuse de la Mer du Sud...,</i> Amsterdam, 1719. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Arnoldus Montanus, <i>Die Unbekante Neue Welt...,</i> German text edition, Amsterdam, 1673. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> John Woodhouse Audubon, <i>California Gray Squirrel,</i> oil on canvas, c. 1853. $30,000 to $50,000.

Rare Book Monthly

Articles - June - 2014 Issue

108 Auctions on the June Calendar

With about a week to go 108 auctions are scheduled in June.  Others will be added over the next 2 weeks.  It has been a busy spring.  It will be a busy summer.

   

Sun. Jun. 1st 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics -Internet bidstart 5/25. 487 lots 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 5/25. 474 lots 

Mon. Jun. 2nd 
Dorotheum . Vienna. Autographs. 289 lots 
Autographes Encheres. Meinier. Autographs, Photographs and Historical Souvenirs - Internet bidstart 5/14. 225 lots 

Tue. Jun. 3rd 
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Books and Manuscripts. 39 lots 
Swann Galleries. New York. Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Historical Prints, Ephemera. 388 lots 
Sothebys. New York. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including American. 176 lots 
Dorotheum . Vienna. Art Photography. 228 lots 
Rossini. Paris. Prints

Wed. Jun. 4th 
Bonhams. London. Prints. 398 lots 
Woolley and Wallis. Salisbury. Prints. 41 lots 
Bonhams. New York. the Story of the 20th Century. 180 lots 
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . China - Photography 1890s to 1950s. 70 lots 
Artcurial. Paris. Prints and Illustrated Books. 304 lots 
Dorotheum . Vienna. Modern and Contemporary Prints. 249 lots 
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. Antiquarian and Modern Books. 224 lots 
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . 19th - 21st Century Photography. 315 lots 

Thu. Jun. 5th 
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Bibliophile. 464 lots 
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Autographs, Manuscripts and Documents. 265 lots 
Bonhams. New York. WWII. 16 lots 
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Laguna Beach. Antiquarian Books (Preview) - Internet bidstart 5/29. 202 lots 
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Fine & Rare Books with Asian & Graphic Art. 486 lots 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 5/29
Neret Minet and Tessier. Paris. Comic Strips. 518 lots 
Rossini. Paris. Letters, Postcards

Fri. Jun. 6th 
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Photographs and Photobooks. 242 lots 
ALDE. Paris. Modern Illustrated Books
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Antiques and Collectible - Prints, Books, Maps
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Lee's Summit . Estate Sale - Books and Prints. 15 lots 
Ketterer Kunst Doerling. Hamburg. Modern Classics - Prints. 91 lots 
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Denver, . Denver Summer Auction - Prints

Sat. Jun. 7th 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. War and Militaria
Ketterer Kunst Doerling. Hamburg. Post War and Contemporary - Prints. 110 lots 
Mid Hudson Auction Galleries. Cornwall-on-Hudson, . AUDUBONS, MAPS, NATURAL HISTORY, FINE ART & ANTIQUES

Sun. Jun. 8th 
Grogan and Company. Dedham. Prints, Books
Bonhams. San Francisco. Period Art and Design - Photographs, Prints
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics -Internet bidstart 6/1
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 6/1
National Book Auctions. Ithaca. Books, Art, Ephemera, and Collectibles

Tue. Jun. 10th 
Swann Galleries. New York. The Shape of Things to Come: African-American Fine Art - Prints

Wed. Jun. 11th 
Bonhams. Edinburgh. The Sporting Sale
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Antiquarian Books
Christies. London - King Street. Printed Books and Manuscripts
Tajan. Paris. Books

Thu. Jun. 12th 
De Baecque and Associes. Lyon. Ancient and Modern Books
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Railwayana
Swann Galleries. New York. American Art - Prints
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 6/5

Fri. Jun. 13th 
Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society. Lancaster. Rare and Used Books
Profiles in History. Calabasas Hills. Rare Books and Manuscripts
Cowans Auctions. Cincinnati. American History
Beaussant Lefevre. Paris. Antiquarian and Modern Books
James D Julia Auctioneers. Fairfield. Advertising

Sat. Jun. 14th 
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Prints and Photographs
Vermot de Pas. Paris. Comic Strips, Original Prints, Albums By-Products
Hauswedell and Nolte. Hamburg. Prints
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Cleveland. Works on Paper and Books
Nosbüsch & Stucke. Berlin. Books, Autographs and Manuscripts, Antique Maps and Prints. 890 lots 

Sun. Jun. 15th 
OSENAT. FONTAINEBLEAU. The Empire at Fontainebleau
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics -Internet bidstart 6/8
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 6/8

Tue. Jun. 17th 
Henri Godts Books and Prints Auctions. Bruxelles . Books, Prints, Maps
Christies. London -South Kensington. THE BOEDER LIBRARY: FINE BOOKS FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE PROFESSOR HERIBERT BOEDER
Bloomsbury Philobiblon. Rome. Rare Books. 587 lots 
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints and Photographs

Wed. Jun. 18th 
Bonhams. London. Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Historical Photographs
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Animation Art
Rupert Toovey and Co. West Sussex. Prints
RR Auction. Amherst. Rare Manuscript, Document & Autograph - bidstart 5/23. 889 lots 
Christies. London -South Kensington. Vintage Posters
Pierre Berge and Associes. Paris. Books and Manuscripts
Morton Casa de Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Antiquarian Books and Documents
Dorotheum . Vienna. Books and Decorative Prints
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Printed Books, Maps and Documents

Thu. Jun. 19th 
Christies. New York. Books and Manuscripts. 304 lots 
Swann Galleries. New York. 19th & 20th Century Literature
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Prints
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Americana - Californiana - Travel: The Library of Doyce B. Nunis, Jr. & Collection of James Rolph, J
Sothebys. Paris. Books and Manuscripts
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Children's and Illustrated Books
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 6/12
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Old Master Prints
Koller Auctions. Geneve. Prints

Fri. Jun. 20th 
PIASA. Paris. Ancient and Modern Prints
PIASA. Paris. On Mao Zedong's Time - Posters and Propaganda
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Books and Autographs

Sat. Jun. 21st 
Guillaumot Richard . Villefranche sur Saône. The Art of the Book in 19th C. Lyon

Sun. Jun. 22nd 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics -Internet bidstart 6/15
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 6/15

Wed. Jun. 25th 
Bonhams. Oxford . Printed Books, Maps and Photographs
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Sporting Sale
Minerva Auctions Roma. Roma. Photography
Bonhams. London. Entertainment Memorabilia
Grays Auctioneers. Cleveland, . Prints

Thu. Jun. 26th 
ALDE. Paris. Autographs
Minerva Auctions Roma. Roma. Books, Autographs and Prints
RR Auction. Amherst. Hollywood- Internet bidstart 6/19
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Fine and Decorative Arts - Prints, Books, etc.
Audap and Mirabaud. PARIS. Antiquarian Books
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 6/19

Fri. Jun. 27th 
ALDE. Paris. Antiquarian Books from the XIX Century
Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen. 75172 Pforzheim. Books and Prints. 4699 lots 

Sat. Jun. 28th 
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Modern Prints
OSENAT. FONTAINEBLEAU. The Spirit of the 20th Century
Neal Auction Company. New Orleans. Books, Prints
Neret Minet and Tessier. Paris. Comic Strips

Sun. Jun. 29th 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics -Internet bidstart 6/22
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 6/22

 

For those bidding at auction best of luck.  There is strong competition.  

Rare Book Monthly

  • <center><b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions<br>Rare Autographs,<br>Manuscripts and Books<br>Accepting bids<br>Now until December 17</b>
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> Thomas Jefferson (wants to bring his private French chef to Monticello.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> Amazing Marilyn Monroe Signed 1953 Glamour Photo.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> Albert Einstein "refugee intellectuals of the Hitler persecution."
    <center><b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions<br>Rare Autographs,<br>Manuscripts and Books<br>Accepting bids<br>Now until December 17</b>
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> Man Ray Photographs (1935) signed to Sister.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> John Hancock Signed Document.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> <i>Liber Scriptorum;</i> Signed Stories by Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt and Carnegie as well as 106 other authors! Limited to 251 Copies.
    <center><b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions<br>Rare Autographs,<br>Manuscripts and Books<br>Accepting bids<br>Now until December 17</b>
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> Historically Important Winfield Scott letter.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> Buddy Holly signed "AMERICA'S GREATEST TEEN-AGE RECORDING STARS" PROGRAM.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> Benedict Arnold autograph receipt signed in the text.
    <center><b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions<br>Rare Autographs,<br>Manuscripts and Books<br>Accepting bids<br>Now until December 17</b>
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> (Michael Curtiz) Amazing archives of 22 letters Written by John Wayne, Ronald Reagan, Ingrid Bergman. Olivia De Havilland, Bing Crosby.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> GIUSEPPE VERDI SIGNED PHOTO.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> Very Rare Jonathan Swift Autograph (Gulliver's Travels).
  • <b>ANZAAB Joint Catalogue:</b> BULLER, Walter Lawry. <i>A HISTORY OF THE BIRDS OF NEW ZEALAND.</i> London, Van Voorst, 1873. Special De-Luxe edition of this already rare work.
    <b>ANZAAB Joint Catalogue:</b> GIBBS, May. <i>Gum-Nut Babies.</i> Sydney: Angus and Robertson, Ca. 1918.
    <b>ANZAAB Joint Catalogue:</b> SWIFT, Jonathan. <i>TRAVELS INTO SEVERAL REMOTE NATIONS OF THE WORLD.</i> London: Printed for Benj.Motte. 1727.
    <b>ANZAAB Joint Catalogue:</b> JUKES, Joseph Beete. <i>NARRATIVE OF THE SURVEYING VOYAGE OF H.M.S. FLY…</i> London: T. & W. Boone, 1847. First Edition.
    <b>ANZAAB Joint Catalogue:</b> <i>SOMERVILLE, E OE. IN THE VINE COUNTRY.</i> London: W H Allen & Co Limited, 1893.
    <b>ANZAAB Joint Catalogue:</b> MAWE, John. <i>The voyager’s companion, or shell collector’s pilot.</i> London : 1825. Rare.
    <b>ANZAAB Joint Catalogue:</b> PARKINSON, John. <i>Theatrum Botanicum, The Theater of Plants…</i> London, Thomas Cotes, 1640.
    <b>ANZAAB Joint Catalogue:</b> c. 1150 decorated MONASTIC MISSAL LEAF, Southern Germany/Austria.
    <b>ANZAAB Joint Catalogue:</b> LEGGE, Captain W. Vincent. <i>A HISTORY OF THE BIRDS OF CEYLON.</i> London, The Author, 1880.
    <b>ANZAAB Joint Catalogue:</b> AUNT HANNAH. <i>SOME ADVENTURES IN THE LIFE OF A COCKATOO.</i> Published in New York by R. Shugg and Co., 1872.
  • <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Christmas Rare Books<br>& Collectors’ Sale<br>9 & 10 December 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Joyce (James), <i>Ulysses,</i> 4to, Paris: (Shakespeare & Co.) 1922, First Edn. €7,000 to €9,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Of the Utmost Rarity with Swift Association. Harward (Michael). <i>Philomath. A New Almanack for the Year of Our Lord,</i> 1666. €6,000 to €9,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> With Full Complement of Hand Coloured & Other Plates. Rosellini (Ippolito). <i>Monumenti dell Egitto e della Nubia,</i> Vols. I, II, & III Plate Volumes only. €5,000 to €7,000.
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Christmas Rare Books<br>& Collectors’ Sale<br>9 & 10 December 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> With Magnificent Hand Coloured Plates. [Bivort, Debabay, & others] <i>Annales de Pomologie,</i> 8 vols., folio, Brussels, 1853-1861. €4,000 to €6,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> With Very Fine Coloured Plates & Illustrations. Barbier (George) Vogel (Lucien) & others, <i>Gazette du Bon Ton - Arts-modes et frivolities, </i> 1914 to 1922. €4,000 to €6,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> “I have seen War... I hate War," Signed Presentation Copy to William C. Bullitt, Roosevelt (Franklin D.) August 14, 1936. €3,000 to €4,000.
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Christmas Rare Books<br>& Collectors’ Sale<br>9 & 10 December 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Victorian Hostess & Horticulturist. An Important Collection Relating to Lady Dorothy Nevill (1826-1913). €2,500 to €3,200.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Fine Original Portrait Photos of The O'Brien Ladies by Margaret Cameron. Two black and white Photos, each 8" x 10". €1,200 to €1,800.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> James Hume Nesbitt Illustrations: A collection of twelve pen and ink Drawings and Etchings intended for publication as book of illustrations for his thriller novels. €800 to €1,200.
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Christmas Rare Books<br>& Collectors’ Sale<br>9 & 10 December 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Attributed to Kitagawa Utamavo (1753-1806). A pair of attractive colourful woodblock prints, of Court Ladies in decorative robes with numerous stamps and script. €800 to €1,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Contemporaneous Notes from Captain Cook's Voyage Travel: [Anon] <i>Voyage to the South Sea by Mr. Banks, Mr. Parkinson and Dr. Solender, with Capt. Cooke,</i> a 7 page m/ss document. €700 to €1,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Very Rare First U.K. Edition with Yellow Paper Band. Herbert (Frank). <i>Dune,</i> 8vo London (Victor Gollancz Ltd.) 1966. €500 to €700.

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