• <center><b>Firsts Online Rare Book Fair<br> 27 November to 2 December<br><br> Presented by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association</b>
  • <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>Latin and French Book of Hours, around 1490. Est: € 20,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br> P. Goos, <i>Le Grand Miroir de la Mer,</i> 1669. Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>L. Feininger, Letter with woodcuts, 1920. Est: € 25,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>Latin Bible manuscript, 12th century. Est: € 20,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>M. E. Bloch, <i>Naturgeschichte der Fische,</i> 1782-95. Est: € 40,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>M. Chagall, <i>Daphnis & Chloé,</i> 1961. Est: € 90,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>L. J. Waghenaer, <i>Speculum nauticum,</i> 1586. Est: € 180,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>P. J. de Pannemaeker, Collection of orig. watercolors, 1878-1887.<br>Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>G. Klimt, <i>Das Werk,</i> 1918.<br>Est: € 15,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br><i>Livro dos prestimonios,</i> Manuscript, 1665. Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>W. Kandinsky, <i>Klänge,</i> 1913.<br>Est: € 18,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>J. Miró in J. Cassou, <i>Vingt-deux poémes,</i> 1978. Est: € 8,000
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Music, Continental Books<br>and Medieval Manuscripts<br>24 Nov. – 1 Dec. 2020<br>Online</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b><br>F. Schubert. Autograph letter to his brother Ferdinand, 4 pages, Zseliz, 1818. £80,000 to £120,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b><br>L. v. Beethoven. Fine autograph letter to his librettist Friedrich Treitschke, about their planned opera, 1815. £70,000 to £90,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b> Hermann Hesse, Highly important series of 62 letters and postcards to Stefan Zweig, 1903-1938. £60,000 to £80,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Music, Continental Books<br>and Medieval Manuscripts<br>24 Nov. – 1 Dec. 2020<br>Online</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b> Book of Hours, Use of Reims, illuminated manuscript on vellum [France, late 15th century]. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b> Armenian gospel book, illuminated manuscript on vellum, seventeenth century, tooled calf binding. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b><br>C. Goldoni. Ten autograph letters signed to the Genoese nobleman Cristoforo Spinola, Venice 1742-1743. £7,000 to £9,000.
  • <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.

Rare Book Monthly

Articles - July - 2019 Issue

Once Again: the C. H. Booth Book Fair


120,000 items: for 5 days a goldmine of literacy

As certain as is summer, so too is the annual arrival of the Friends of C. H. Booth Book Fair, one of the most eagerly awaited book fairs in New England.  This year’s 5 day event follows the sequence of hours and offers now long established so the sale begins on Saturday July 13 and ends the following Wednesday.  Each day the terms of sale change ending on day 5 with all unsold material given to they with the fastest hands and enough cardboard boxes to stock a private library for free within an hour. 


Here is the official announcement.


The Friends of C H Booth Library are pleased to announce the 2019 edition of our book sale, at the Reed Intermediate School, 3 Trades Lane, Newtown, CT. The sale will open Saturday, July 13 and continue through Wednesday July 17. Admission of $5.00 is charged on Saturday only, hours are 9.00-5.00 Saturday and Sunday.  Monday is half price day, 9.00-7.00, Tuesday is $5.00 per bag day, 9.00-7.00, Wednesday all remaining books are free from 9.00-12.00. All days are free admission except Saturday, when tickets will go on sale at 7.00 AM. There will be approximately 120,000 items offered, books, DVDs, puzzles and other media, sorted into over 90 categories, with fiction arranged alphabetically. A separate room will hold Specials and Collectibles; a partial list of each category is available at www.boothbooksale.org. Further information is available at the website, from boothbooksale@yahoo.com, or by calling 203-426-0864 or 203-426-4533.  

This is the Newtown that suffered incalculable loss in December, 2012 when a deranged shooter killed 26 including 20 six and seven year olds at nearby Sandy Hook Elementary School.  In the aftermath the community united in its efforts to limit gun access and has since become a symbol of recovery.


Because of the charitable nature of the Book Fair it is also possible to simply give something to the event to increase the overall total.  Most years the Friends earn roughly $100,000 which is used to foster literacy and underwrite local programs.  The contact for such gifts is Mr. Renjilian and you can reach him via boothbooksale@yahoo.com, or by phone 203.426.4533.


As in past years the C. H. Booth has the volunteer services of John Renjilian, long time professional bookseller, who selects and prices unusual and valuable material that will be laid out in the show’s Rare Book Room.  Often, the gems disappear quickly so coming early on Saturday the 13th is recommended.


Here is a partial list of what will be on the shelves of the Rare Book Room No. 201.



Adams, Hannah. Abridgement of the History of New England. Boston: Etheridge & Bliss, 1807. Adams is sometimes considered the first American woman professional author. Full leather, slight wear to spine, red leather label a bit dulled. $75.00

Andersen, Hans Christian. Fairy Tales. Chicago: Belford Clarke, 1888. “A New Translation by Mrs. H. B. Paull.” An early American edition, with 12 chromolithograph plates. There is a hand-written index to the plates, giving the facing page number and (in most cases) the pages of the referent story. Rebound, probably in 1933, but the spine label which may have offered details of the collection/circumstances has been worn to illegibility except for the number 1933. Oth-erwise very good. $75.00

[Baseball] Two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings. The first is all or nearly all concerned with the 1947 World Series between the Yankees and Dodgers, Jackie Robinson’s rookie year, with approximately 21 double sided leaves. The second is all or nearly all concerned with the 1949 World Series, again between the Yankees and Dodgers, approximately 16 double sided leaves. Brittle scrapbook pages, some loosened, some edge chipping. A unique record. $75.00

[Baseball], see also Spalding A G.

[Churchill family] Macauley, Lord. Critical and historical Essays. London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts & Green, 1864. Two volumes in one. Inscribed to "Randolph Churchill with the best wishes of Elgin [Victor Bruce, 9th Earl of Elgin] on his leaving Eton" 1865. Randolph Spencer Churchill (1849-1895) was at Eton Jan 1863 - Jul 1865. He became a prominent Tory politician, holding several

government posts; he was the father of Winston Churchill. Victor Bruce (1849-1917) was at Eton the same dates. He also had a distinguished political career, and was the grandson of the 7th Earl, responsible for bringing the Elgin Marbles to Britain. The binding is not fancy, but may well be a bespoke presentation binding, AEG, gilt dentelles; it was customary to offer such leaving gifts to friends. A monogram bookplate is present; while we can find a "C" we can not make an "RSC" and we suspect it may represent a later owner. Very good. $250.00

[Combe, William] The English Dance of Death. London: Methuen, 1903. Illustrations after Row-landson. Two volumes, together with, The English Dance of Life, same imprint. Bound in match-ing 3⁄4 red leather by John and Edward Bumpus, signed in each volume with last name only. Very good. $125.00

Conrad, Joseph. Two volumes, Typhoon and Lord Jim, both from the Doubleday Page edition of his works, 1922. Each volume is signed by Conrad on the flyleaf. Typhoon is the better (and has the better signature), with wear to the upper front hinge, with some separation; Lord Jim front cover nearly detached. The two volumes, signed, as is: $300.00

[Cookery] Two hand compiled recipe books. The first has a foundation as a friendship album, circa 1828, together with approximately 7 pp of manuscript recipes of about the same date. The unused pages of the album have been pasted over with newspaper clipped recipes, largely from a Manchester, NH, paper; we have found three internal dates in the clippings, two from 1866, one from 1862. One clipped recipe offers an unsweetened apple pie, “This makes a good Hard Times Pie.” Perhaps the most important clip is the back of one, advertising Mary Olive A Hunt, MD; “Miss Dr. Hunt attends to General Practice, but her specialties are OBSTETRICS and the DISEASES OF WOMEN”, notice of an early woman MD. The second volume is entirely handwrit-ten, probably last quarter of the 19th century. Occasional loosely inserted

clippings suggest the Boston Globe, from 1935. The covers are separated, some page loose. The two: $50.00

Dickens, Charles. A Christmas Carol. London: Chapman & Hall, 1843. First edition, probable 2nd issue. Title page in blue and red, half title in blue, Roman numerals with Staves in Table of Con-tents. Numbers spelled out in chapter headings. Rebound in full leather by Root & Son, with original cloth covers bound in rear: "D" in Dickens is unbroken, 14-15 mm between wreath and blind stamped border decoration, with blind stamping quite pressed. With the bookplate of Ganson Goodyear Depew, Trinity Pawling 1912, Yale 1919, Yale Law 1922. Depew helped organize a Yale unit during WWI, and served as a naval aviator. He was from a wealthy family and formed a notable book collection in his short life (1895-1924), leaving some books to the Eliza-bethan Club at Yale, and dispersing others to friends. There are memorial funds in his name at both Yale and Trinity Pawling. Gilt stamped holly leaves in four spine panels, red leather title and author labels. Very good. Together with The Cricket on the Hearth, L: Bradbury and Evans for the author, 1846, ad for a New Edition of Oliver Twist, to be published 1 January. Same binding, with original convers bound in rear, Depew's bookplate. Both covers separated. To-gether with a facsimile of A Christmas Carol, Boston: Atlantic Monthly, nd (c1920), intro by A Edward Newton, very good. Together: $3,200.00

[Edzard, Dietz] D Edzard. NY: Bittner, 1948. Intro by Gerd Muehsam. Owner’s inscription, Mi-chael Merryman. Sketch on fly signed D Edzard. There are a number of extras, a double sided sketch on white cardboard; a photograph of a seated woman beneath a painting, labeled on the back “Descendant of Olaf / Painting by Frances Merryman / [sketch] / Birth of Bruce’s Photo-graphic Career / taken by Bruce Begg 1974”; a double portrait sketch initialed F F M; portrait sketch on a MoMA October 1972 calendar signed Edna; portrait sketch on the caption page for the last illustration; drawing of a hand on the rear ep with several annotations, probably per-taining to newspaper clippings

from the Bridgeport Post, 29 Dec 1958, relating to palmistry. Slightly shaken, some soiling to front cover. The lot: $450.00

Fletcher, Horace. [Collected works] Four volumes of this prolific author of nutrition and health books. All are published by Stokes, all are rebound in matching 3⁄4 leather, gilt spine decoration, the green dye faded to an even brown on the spines, all are inscribed warmly to Dr E[dward] S[anford] Gaylord, a prominent dentist in New Haven, and a former president of the National Dental Association. Fletcher devoted his life to promoting health through nutrition and proper eating habits, particularly thorough chewing, which earned him the sobriquet The Great Masti- cator. The books are: The New Glutton or Epicure (1906), The A.B-Z of Our Own Nutrition (1906) (inscribed “He taketh a film from the eyes by removing a film from the teeth and allows health to reign supreme July 1907”), The New Menticulture or the A-B-C of True Living (1906, and That Last Waif of Social Quarantine (1903); there are also two postcards from Fletcher to Gaylord, one describing a dental issue. A unique collection of a once important figure in Ameri-can popular medicine. All in very good condition. The lot: $150.00

[French law] Les Cinq Codes de l’Empire Francais. Paris: Le Prieur & Bellis fils, 1812. 708 pp, preceded by a four-page publisher’s catalog. Full leather, gilt spine with minor chipping, edge and corner wear. Lacking the portrait of Napoleon. $150.00

[Golf] Kennedy, Patrick. Golf Club Trademarks. South Burlington, VT: Thistle Books, 1984. Stated first edition. Soft covers. With an inserted card signed Many Thanks - Pat Kennedy. Fine. $100.

_____. Thomas, George C. Golf Architecture in America – Its Strategy and Construction. Far Hills, NJ: USGA, 1990. Facsimile of the 1927 edition. #19 of 1500 copies. Very good with very good slipcase. $100.00 (Two of a large number of golf books this year)

Hemingway, Ernest. A Movable Feast. NY: Scribner, nd (1964). A-3.64[H] code on copyright page, unclipped $4.95 price on jacket. Previous owner’s name on front fly, otherwise very good in good jacket. $40.00

Hochschild, Harold. Township 34. A History With Digressions of an Adirondack Township in Hamilton County in the State of New York. NY: the author, 1952. #448 of 600 copies. With the folding map inside rear cover, and the 24-page Addendum to Chapter 13 following page 170. Four-line inscription by the author, dated 9 January 1975. Fine, with little or no wear, corners and edges as new, unusual in oversize books. $600.00

Isikawa, Tairo (1766-1817). Shuchin gajo (alternately, Shuchin gacho; Collection of Precious Pictures). 1803? Volumes 1 and 2 of 3, 80 woodblock prints, many colored. Collated with the Smithsonian copy. Ex library, with the bookplate reflecting the prior collection of American sculptor John Angel, apparently only one additional accession number stamping. Occasional marginal worm trails, all images very good; side sewn binding threads loosening but solid. $800.00

Koons, Nell. Mangroves. Miami Beach, 1933. 15 halftone photos tipped in, largely of nude adult women, a few of children and flowers. Front foredge corners bumped as usual, small 1⁄2” X 1” water stain on lower spine edge of both wrappers, not affecting contents. $150.00

Larson, Jens Fredrick, and Archie MacInnes Palmer. Architectural Planning of the American College. NY: McGraw Hill, 1933. Spine slightly dulled, very good. $75.00

Lavoisne, M. [A Complete Genealogical, Historical, Chronological, and Geographical Atlas; being a general guide to Ancient and Modern History. enlarged by the addition of several new maps of American History and Geography.] Philadelphia: Carey, 1821. Third edition. 23

double page, 10 single page, hand colored maps, plus a host of charts, tables, chronologies, etc., all hand col-ored. The highlight is the Melish map of the United States showing the American west. Lacking title page and end pages, covers worn, binding weak. Maps and other plates appear to be in good condition, with minor dings and tears, but certainly framable. $1000.00

[Maori imprint] Himene mo te Karakia ki te Atua. Auckland: Brett Printing and Publishing for Upton & Co, 1900. Stated sixth edition, first published 1883, a total of 17,000 copies in the first five editions, 10,000 in the sixth, each edition with additional hymns. Hymn book, 188 hymns, 156 p. Inscriptions on ffep, Moronai Watene, Kiri, Kiri, Branch, 17 Dec 1905; same on two rear ep, with date of 14 Jan 1906. Very good. Together with a second copy, lacking title and first leaf. $125.00

My Country’s Flag of Stars Songster. NY: Harding, nd (1896). 8 leaves, plus two songs printed verso rear wrapper. A campaign piece, various copyright dates, the latest 1896; the booklet is as much an anti- Cleveland booklet as pro-McKinley, as far as we can tell there is no mention of the latter’s name, though Grover does appear. Cleveland eventually declined to run, there is no mention of the eventual Democratic nominee, William Jennings Bryan, and we suspect the booklet is early in the year when no candidates were definite. Paper wraps, pictorial front wrap, stapled binding, slight fraying to spine but very good. $200.00

Rhoads, W M, designer. Poker, Smoke and Other Things. Chicago: Reilly & Britton, nd (c1907). “Fun by Percy Hammond and George C Wharton Abetted in Pictures, by Albert Olson[.] Rules of Poker by the Banker Recipes by Many Friends Toasts from Everywhere Mixed Drinks by the Bar-Fan”. Pictorial cover. Very good. $35.00

Spalding, A G. America’s National Game. NY: American Sports publishing, 1911. Rear gutter cracked, spine slightly dulled. Undated gift inscription ffep. $250.00

Spring, Gardiner. Memoir of Samuel John Mills. Boston: Perkins & Marvin, 1829. 2nd edition. Half leather, marbled boards. Front cover loosened but holding, some wear to covers and back-strip. $40.00 Trumbull, Benjamin. Twelve Discourses. Hartford: Hudson Goodwin, 1799. 305, including 12 pp subscription list. Corners bumped, backstrip worn and lacking most of label, but complete and solid. $100.00

Warren, Robert Penn. Audubon. NY: Random, nd (1969). First edition, number 294 of 300 cop-ies, signed by Warren. Fine, in good jacket, slipcase with slight wear. $60.00

Wilkes, Maurice V, David Wheeler and Stanley Gill. The Preparation of Programs for an Elec-tronic Digital Computer. Cambridge, MA: Addison Wesley, 1951. An earlier bookseller's in-serted catalog description offers this as "[t]he first textbook on computer programing." With the stamp pf Dr Frank M Verzuh, a computer pioneer who worked at MIT; a second stamp is by Statistical Services, dated in manuscript 21 September 1951. Some notations in the text, spine sticker "51", very good. $600.00

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  • <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> <i>All-Negro Comics</i> Issue #1, 1947. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Early Memoir of a Black Hairdresser, 1859. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> First Edition <i>Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, An African,</i> 1782. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Bessie Coleman Aero News Vol. 1 Issue 1, May 1930, Signed by William J. Powell. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Book of Poetry and Music by Formerly Illiterate Author Thomas Young, 1897. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Cabinet Card of 24th Infantryman, Tombstone, Arizona Territory, circa 1882. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> James Baldwin Portrait by Carl Van Vechten, 1955. $3,500 to $4,500.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> <i>The Pacific Appeal</i> Newspaper, San Francisco, 1877. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Only Known Copy <i>Spreading Joy,</i> Uplift History of African Americans in Los Angeles, 1937. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> 1940 Los Angeles <i>The Official Central Avenue District Directory.</i> $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> GRÉGOIRE, Henri (French, 1750-1831). <i>An Enquiry Concerning the Intellectual and Moral Faculties, and Literature of Negroes,</i> First American Edition, 1810. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> 1893 Indian Territory Album with Images of Tacky Grayson. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 1st<br>Antique and modern prints,<br>drawings and paintings</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 2nd<br>Photographs, autographs, musical works and manuscripts</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 3rd<br>Books from XV to XX Century</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 3rd<br>Mathematics books</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 3rd<br>Art books from Salvador Dalí<br>& others</b>
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Oscar Wilde, <i>“The secret of life is in Art,”</i> autograph quotation dated and signed, 1882. Sold for $15,600.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>Manhattan Gay Scene Guide 1969, Summer Edition,</i> Mattachine Book Service. Sold for $3,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Toyen, pen & ink illustration from <i>Marquis de Sade: Justina cili prokletí ctnosti,</i> 1932. Sold for $26,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Antonio Lopez, 9 men’s fashion studies, graphite, 1974. Sold for $6,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Harvey Milk, 2 autograph letters signed, to Pat Mormon, during US Navy service, 1954. Sold for $2,210.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Daniel Abraham, original art for <i>Stonewall Romances,</i> pen, ink & gouache, 1979. Sold for $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> David Wojnarowicz, <i>Untitled (Genet with Dog),</i> mixed media collage. Sold for $27,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Susie Gaynes & Amy E. Bartell, <i>March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights,</i> 1987. Sold for $1,188.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>Paris is Burning,</i> photo offset poster by Anne Dutlinger, signed by film director Jennie Livingston, 1991. Sold for $1,500.
  • <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Christmas Rare Books<br>& Collectors’ Sale<br>9 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 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 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 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.
  • <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>Live Online<br>2 December 2020</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Rackham (Arthur). 'The Skein', original pen, ink and watercolour drawing. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Vico (Giambattista). <i>Principj di una scienza nuova,</i> FIRST EDITION, Felice Mosca, Naples,1725. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> <i>Bauerkeller's New Embossed Plan of London,</i> first edition, Ackermann & Co., 1841. £1,800 to £2,200.
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>Live Online<br>2 December 2020</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Bible, English, Coverdale's Version, J. Nycolson, Southwark, [1535]. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Johnson (Samuel). <i>A Dictionary of the English Langauge,</i> 2 vol., fourth edition revised by the author, folio, 1773. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Orwell (George). <i>The Road to Wigan Pier,</i> first public edition, 8vo., Victor Gollancz, 1937. £1,500 to £2,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Rowling (J. K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> FIRST EDITION, first printing 1997. £6,000 to £8,000.

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