• <b>Arenberg Auctions: Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps, and Works on Paper. March 29 & 30, 2019</b>
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Mar 29 & 30:</b> QUAST, Pieter Jansz. - [A Quack doctor on a market square.] €3.500 to €4.500
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Mar 29 & 30:</b><br>"Il Callotto resuscitato. Oder Ne¸ eingerichtes Zwerchen Cabinet." €6.000 to €7.000
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Mar 29 & 30:</b> MELLISS, Mrs. John Charles - 135 compositions of which 66 used to illustrate John Melliss' work on Saint Helena. €9.000 to €10.000
    <b>Arenberg Auctions: Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps, and Works on Paper. March 29 & 30, 2019</b>
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Mar 29 & 30:</b> LUCA, Ghérasim. - <i>Apostroph' apocalypse. Eaux-fortes de Wifredo Lam.</i> €3.000 to €4.000
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Mar 29 & 30:</b> REDOUTÉ, Pierre-Joseph - <i>Les Roses. Décrites par C.A. Thory.</i> €3.000 to €4.000
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Mar 29 & 30:</b> CORONELLI, Vincenzo - A magnificent pair of globes, terrestrial and celestial. €175.000 to €250.000
    <b>Arenberg Auctions: Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps, and Works on Paper. March 29 & 30, 2019</b>
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Mar 29 & 30:</b> BLAEU, Joan - <i>Le Grand Atlas, ou Cosmographie Blaviaene, en laquelle est exactement descritte la Terre, la Mer, et le Ciel.</i> €170.000 to €250.000
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Mar 29 & 30:</b> GOULD, John - A century of birds from the Himalaya mountains. €10.000 to €12.000
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Mar 29 & 30:</b> LEVAILLANT, François - Histoire naturelle des perroquets. €50.000 to €70.000
    <b>Arenberg Auctions: Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps, and Works on Paper. March 29 & 30, 2019</b>
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Mar 29 & 30:</b> MAXIMILIAN III JOSEPH - Patent of nobility. €800 to €1.000
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Mar 29 & 30:</b> Manuale parochiale sacerdotum. €800 to €1.200
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Mar 29 & 30:</b> LONGUS - Les amours pastorales de Daphnis et Chloé. €1.250 to €1.500
  • <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Walt Whitman. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> First edition, first issue, SIGNED in block letters by Whitman. 1855. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Isaac Newton's copy of John Greave's <i>Pyramidographia,</i> London, 1646. $50,000 to $70,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Colonel John Mosby. Robert E. Lee's autograph letter to Samuel Cooper reporting on Mosby's exploits, with Cooper's autograph note ordering his appointment to Major.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Gyula Halasz Brassai. Large archive of autograph and typed letters, over 260, to his family including his wife Gilberte, 1947-1978. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Archive of drawings and letters from Harper Lee to Charles Carruth, including an inscribed first edition of <i>To Kill a Mockingbird.</i> $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 11:</b> VESALIUS, ANDREAS. 1514-1564. <i>De humani corporis fabrica libri septem.</i> Basel: Johannes Oporinus, June 1543. $300,000 to $500,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 11:</b> HARVEY, WILLIAM. 1578-1657. <i>De motu cordis & sanguinis in animalibus Anatomica Exercitatio.</i> Leiden: Joannis Maire, 1639. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 11:</b> BERENGARIO DA CARPI, GIACOMO. 1460-1530. <i>Isagogae breves perlucide ac uberrimae in Anatomiam humani corporis.</i> Bologna: Benedictus Hectoris, 15 July 1523. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Bonhams NY, Mar 11:</b> FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN. 1706-1790. <i>Experiments and Observations on Electricity, made at Philadelphia in America…</i> London, 1769. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams NY, Mar 11:</b> BENIVIENI, ANTONIO. 1443-1502. <i>De abditis nonnullis ac mirandis morborum et sanationum causis.</i>Florence: Filippo Giunta, 1507. $8,000 to $12,000
  • <b>Koller Auctions: Books & Autographs. March 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Koller Auctions, Mar 26:</b> Jacques Gamelin. <i>Nouveau recueil d'osteologie et de myologie, dessine d'apres nature...</i> 2 parts in 1 vol., large folio, 82 copper plates. CHF 12,000 to 18,000
    <b>Koller Auctions, Mar 26:</b> Melchior Pfintzing. <i>Die geverlicheiten und einsteils geschichten des loblichen streytparen...</i> 118 woodcut engravings, first edition. CHF 30,000 to 50,000
    <b>Koller Auctions, Mar 26:</b> Book of hours. Handwritten Latin text on vellum. With 17 large miniatures, Flanders, c.1460. CHF 70,000 to 90,000
    <b>Koller Auctions, Mar 26:</b> Maria Sibylla Merian. <i> Dissertatio de generatione et metamorphosibus insectorum Surinamensium,</i> 72 copper plates, Den Haag, 1726. CHF 60,000 to 90,000
  • <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Greco (Gioachino). <i>Primo modo del gioco de Partito…</i> Manuscript, France, 1624 or 1625. A collection of partiti, or 'chess problems' by one of the most important figures in the history of chess. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Herodotus. <i>Historiae,</i> translated into Latin by Lorenzo Valla and edited by Antonio Mancinelli. Venice, 1494. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Darwin (Charles). Autograph Letter signed to his cousin Reginald Darwin, Down, Beckenham, Kent, 27th March 1879. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Nicolay (Nicolas de). <i>The Navigations, peregrinations and voyages, made into Turkie,</i> first edition in English, Imprinted at London by Thomas Dawson, 1585. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Saint-Exupéry (Antoine de). <i>The Little Prince,</i> number 66 of 525 copies signed by the author, 1943. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Catlin (George, 1796-1872). Tuch-ee, A Celebrated War Chief of the Cherokees, watercolour, [circa 1834]. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Genetics.- A collection of c.300 pamphlets on genetics comprising many of the major contributions from the first half of the 20th century. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> India.- Rajasthan.- Kota School (probably late 18th c.). Elephant in a landscape with chains around his feet, brush and black ink with opaque pigments. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Commelin (Caspar). <i>Horti medici Amstelaedamensis plantae rariores et exoticae,</i> first edition, 48 finely hand-coloured engraved plates, Leiden, F.Haringh, 1706. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Plague-water and cookery & medical recipes.- Jackson (Mrs Sarah). Medical and cookery recipes, manuscript in several hands, title and 134pp., 1688-1755. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Vernet (<i>After</i> Joseph, 1714-1789). <i>[Vues des ports de France],</i> sixteen plates (of 18), etchings and engravings by Charles Nicolas Cochin fils and Jacques Philippe Le Bas, [c.1760-1780]. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Detmold (Edward Julius, 1883-1957). Parrots and Butterflies, watercolour. £2,500 to £3,500.

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Rare Book Hub: 29 Auctions Archived, 22 on deck this Week

For the week ended Saturday, 24 February 2018, 29 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 11 denominated in euros, 2 in British pounds, and 16 in US dollars.  Turnover was $3,184,481 as 5,925 lots were offered and 5,262 sold for an 89% sell-through rate.  Eighty-nine percent is a very high overall rate for a week. 

 

1 auction saw its total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

SothebysRoma. La Biblioteca Sergio Rossetti on February 20th: $1,457,474 

8 auctions saw total sales exceed 100% of the high estimates of all lots offered in the sale: 

EldredsWinter Market Auction - Prints and Books on February 17th: 337.09% 
SothebysRoma. La Biblioteca Sergio Rossetti on February 20th: 218.92% 
Stair Auctioneers and AppraisersFine Auction on February 17th: 207.20% 
PandolfiniBooks, Manuscripts and Autographs on February 14th: 150.97% 
Il PonteInterior Decoration - Prints - Sessions 7 and 8 on February 16th: 149.89% 
Moreshet AuctionsBooks, Kodesh books, Hassidic books, Rabbinical letters, Manuscripts, Judaika objects and more on February 7th: 143.72% 
TooveysAntiquarian and Collectors Books on February 20th: 107.32% 
EldredsPolitical Memorabilia, Including the Daniel Schofield Collection on February 16th: 101.21% 


22 sales saw at least 80% of their lots sell: 

National Book AuctionsBooks and Ephemera – Easton, Signed, Antique, etc. on February 3rd: 100.00% 
Stair Auctioneers and AppraisersFine Auction on February 17th: 100.00% 
Aspire AuctionsArt Prints - Online bidstart 2/9 on February 17th: 100.00% 
Carlsen GalleryMid-Winter Antique Sale - Books, Posters on February 11th: 100.00% 
National Book AuctionsBooks on February 17th: 100.00% 
Forum Auctions in ItalyNo Reserve Online Sale: Antiquarian and Rare Books on February 21st: 100.00% 
SothebysRoma. La Biblioteca Sergio Rossetti on February 20th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 2/11 on February 18th: 99.63% 
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Internet Currency Auction - Internet bidstart 2/14 on February 20th: 98.53% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 1/21 on February 18th: 98.28% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 2/11 on February 18th: 96.77% 
Il PonteInterior Decoration - Prints - Sessions 5 and 6 on February 15th: 96.30% 
EldredsPolitical Memorabilia, Including the Daniel Schofield Collection on February 16th: 95.85% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on February 17th: 94.71% 
Il PonteInterior Decoration - Prints - Sessions 7 and 8 on February 16th: 91.67% 
EldredsWinter Market Auction - Prints and Books on February 17th: 89.19% 
TooveysAntiquarian and Collectors Books on February 20th: 87.17% 
PandolfiniBooks, Manuscripts and Autographs on February 14th: 84.03% 
Il PonteInterior Decoration - Prints - Sessions 3 and 4 on February 14th: 83.33% 
Il PonteInterior Decoration - Prints - Sessions 13, 14 and 15 on February 21st: 82.98% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on February 20th: 81.71% 
William H. Bunch Auctions and AppraisalsFebruary Premier Auction on February 20th: 81.25% 

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Pandolfini Theatrum orbis terrarum Opus nunc denuò ab ipso Auctore recognitum, multisque locis castigatum, & quamplurimis novis tabulis atquè Commentarijs auctum. ( on February 14th Actual price: USD $46,875.
  2. Sothebys DUE OPERE IN DUE VOLUMI: on February 20th Actual price: USD $43,400.
  3. Sothebys IL CAMPO MARZIO DELL'ANTICA ROMA. ROMA : [GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI], 1762 on February 20th Actual price: USD $40,300.
  4. Sothebys TEMPLUM VATICANUM ET IPSIUS ORIGO CUM AEDIFICIIS MAXIMÈ CONSPICUIS ANTIQUITÙS, & RECÈNS IBIDEM CONSTITUTES … OPUS IN SEPTEM LIBROS DISTRIBUTUM. ROMA : GIOVANNI FRANCESCO BUAGNI, 1694 on February 20th Actual price: USD $40,300.
  5. Sothebys BELLA RACCOLTA DI 599 TAVOLE INCISE. [PARIS, C. 1750] on February 20th Actual price: USD $37,200.
  6. Eldreds Yachting Girl". on February 17th Actual price: USD $36,000.
  7. Sothebys DELLE MAGNIFICENZE DI ROMA ANTICA E MODERNA. ROMA : CHRACAS, EREDI BARBIELLINI, PAGLIARINI, 1747-1761 on February 20th Actual price: USD $34,100.
  8. Sothebys DELLA MAGNIFICENZA ED ARCHITETTURA DE' ROMANI … DE ROMANORUM MAGNIFICENTIA ET ARCHITECTURA. ROMA : S.N., 1761 on February 20th Actual price: USD $29,450.
  9. Sothebys LETTERE DI GIUSTIFICAZIONE SCRITTE A MILORD CHARLEMONT E A' DI LUI AGENTI DI ROMA … INTORNO LA DEDICA DELLA SUA OPERA DELLE ANTICHITÀ ROM. FATTA ALLO STESSO SIGNOR ED ULTIMAMENTE SOPPRESSA. ROMA : S.N., 1757 on February 20th Actual price: USD $29,450.
  10. Pandolfini Encyclopédie, ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et de métiers, par une societè de gens de lettres. Mis en ordre et publiè per M. Diderot, [...] e quant à la partie mathématique par M. d'Alembert, [...] Tome premier [- dix-septieme]. on February 14th Actual price: USD $25,781.
  11. Sothebys NUOVA PIANTA DI ROMA DATA IL LUCE DA GIAMBATTISTA NOLLI L'ANNO 1748. [ROMA] : GIAMBATTISTA NOLLI, 1748 on February 20th Actual price: USD $24,800.
  12. Sothebys NOUVEAU THEATRE D'ITALIE, OU DESCRIPTION EXACTE DE SES VILLES, PALAIS, EGLISES, PRINCIPAUX EDIFICES &C. TOME QUATRIEME. CONTENANT ROME ANCIENNE ET MODERNE. L'AJA : RUTGERT CHRISTOPHE ALBERTS, 1724 on February 20th Actual price: USD $24,800.
  13. Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers SOME POEMS on February 17th Actual price: USD $24,400.
  14. Sothebys ANTIQUAE URBIS SPLENDOR, HOC EST PRAECIPUA EIUSDEM TEMPLA, AMPHITHEATRA, THEATRA, CIRCI, NAUMACHIAE ... ITEM TRIUMPHALIS ET COLOSSEARUM IMAGINUM DESCRIPTIO. ROMA : VITALE MASCARDI 1637 on February 20th Actual price: USD $23,250.
  15. Sothebys ANTIQUAE URBIS ROMAE CUM REGIONIBUS SIMULACHRUM. (ROMA : VALERIO DORICO, APRILE 1532) on February 20th Actual price: USD $20,150.
  16. Pandolfini Le Chef-D’Oeuvre Inconnu. Eaux-fortes originales et dessins gravés sur bois par Pablo Picasso. on February 14th Actual price: USD $18,750.
  17. Pandolfini Vedute delle ville e d’altri luoghi della Toscana. 1744 on February 14th Actual price: USD $18,750.
  18. Pandolfini The Tapestry Hangings of the House of Lords: Representing the several Engagements between the English and Spanish Fleets, in the ever memorable Year MDLXXXVIII, with the portraits of the Lord High-Admiral, and the other Noble Commanders, taken from Life. on February 14th Actual price: USD $18,750.
  19. Pandolfini Copialettere, provenienza toscana, on February 14th Actual price: USD $18,750.
  20. Pandolfini Regola delle Monache di Santa Maria della Passione in Genova on February 14th Actual price: USD $18,750.
  21. Sothebys IN TRIUMPHANTIS ROMAE LIBROS. BRESCIA : BARTHOLOMAEUS VERCELLENSIS, 1482 on February 20th Actual price: USD $18,600.
  22. Sothebys LES PLUS BEAUX MONUMENTS DE ROME ANCIENNE ... ÉDIFICES DE ROME MODERNE ...  ROMA : BOUCHARD & GRAVIER : KOMAREK, 1761-1770  on February 20th Actual price: USD $18,600.
  23. Pandolfini Incipit co[n]fessio[n]ale siue Interrogatorium p[er] venerabilem fr[atr]em B[ar]tholameu[m] de Cavmi de m[edio]l[an]o ordi[ni]s minorum [com]positu[m] i[n] loco s[an]c[ta]e abazie de a[n]gelis ap[ud] m[edio]l[anu]m. (14 febbraio on February 14th Actual price: USD $17,188.
  24. Pandolfini La Fiorita Italica. Provenienza toscana, on February 14th Actual price: USD $17,188.
  25. Sothebys LE ROVINE DEL CASTELLO DELL'ACQUA GIULIA SITUATO IN ROMA PRESSO S. EUSEBIO E FALSAMENTE DETTO DELL'ACQUA MARCIA COLLA DICHIARAZIONE DI UNO DE' CELEBRI PASSI DEL COMENTARIO FRONTINIANO E SPOSIZIONE DELLA MANIERA CON CUI GLI ANTICHI ROMANI DISTRIBUIVAN LE A on February 20th Actual price: USD $17,050.



29 total sales reported this week:

PBA Galleries. Fine Books with Art - Illustrated and Children's Books on February 22nd: 72.15%
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 1/25 on February 1st: 42.67%
Il Ponte. Interior Decoration - Prints - Sessions 13, 14 and 15 on February 21st: 82.98%
Il Ponte. Modern Art - Prints/Photographs - Session 11 on February 20th: 65.03%
Il Ponte. Interior Decoration - Prints - Sessions 9 and 10 on February 19th: 68.42%
Il Ponte. Interior Decoration - Prints - Sessions 7 and 8 on February 16th: 91.67%
Il Ponte. Interior Decoration - Prints - Sessions 5 and 6 on February 15th: 96.30%
Il Ponte. Interior Decoration - Prints - Sessions 3 and 4 on February 14th: 83.33%
Il Ponte. Interior Decoration - Prints - Sessions 1 and 2 on February 13th: 77.78%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. February Premier Auction on February 20th: 81.25%
Forum Auctions in Italy. No Reserve Online Sale: Antiquarian and Rare Books on February 21st: 100.00%
Tooveys. Prints and Maps on February 21st: 74.70%
Tooveys. Antiquarian and Collectors Books on February 20th: 87.17%
Sothebys. Roma. La Biblioteca Sergio Rossetti on February 20th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Internet bidstart 2/14 on February 20th: 98.53%
National Book Auctions. Books on February 17th: 100.00%
National Book Auctions. Books and Ephemera – Easton, Signed, Antique, etc. on February 3rd: 100.00%
Carlsen Gallery. Mid-Winter Antique Sale - Books, Posters on February 11th: 100.00%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on February 20th: 81.71%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 1/21 on February 18th: 98.28%
Moreshet Auctions. Books, Kodesh books, Hassidic books, Rabbinical letters, Manuscripts, Judaika objects and more on February 7th: 67.88%
Aspire Auctions. Art Prints - Online bidstart 2/9 on February 17th: 100.00%
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Fine Auction on February 17th: 100.00%
Eldreds. Winter Market Auction - Prints and Books on February 17th: 89.19%
Eldreds. Political Memorabilia, Including the Daniel Schofield Collection on February 16th: 95.85%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on February 17th: 94.71%
Pandolfini. Books, Manuscripts and Autographs on February 14th: 84.03%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 2/11 on February 18th: 96.77%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 2/11 on February 18th: 99.63%


For the week ahead 21 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Feb. 26th
Cowans Auctions. Cincinnati. American History - Timed Online 2/15. 196 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 97 lots

Tue. Feb. 27th
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Chicago. Property from Villa Massei, Lucca, Italy - Prints, Books. 12 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Book Auction of Explorers and Travelers of the World, Maps, Cartography and Geography. 284 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Internet bidstart 2/21. 655 lots

Wed. Feb. 28th
Aste Bolaffi. Turin. Mountain Memorabilia. 58 lots
Christies. New York. Contemporary Editions. 184 lots
Lyon and Turnbull. Edinburgh. A LIFE ILLUSTRATED | WORKS BY JOHN BURNINGHAM & THE BLUNDALL PUPPET COLLECTION. 84 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper. 143 lots
Trafford Books. Manchester. Books. 187 lots

Thu. Mar. 1st
Swann Galleries. New York. Vintage Posters. 552 lots

Fri. Mar. 2nd
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Hudson. Exposition Auction - Books and Prints. 39 lots
Cowans Auctions. Cincinnati. WPA Era Prints and Works on Paper. 183 lots

Sat. Mar. 3rd
National Book Auctions. Ithaca. Postal History.
Potter and Potter Auctions. Chicago. The Magic Collection of John Daniel. 262 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 153 lots
Leland Little Auctions. Hillsborough, NC. Important Spring Auction - Prints. 38 lots
Alain and Evelyne Morel de Westgaver. 1050 Bruxelles. Books, etc..

Sun. Mar. 4th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 2/4. 350 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 2/25.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 2/25.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

 

  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 28:</b> <i>The Negro Travelers' Green Book,</i> edited by Victor H. Green, New York, 1958. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 28:</b> Phillis Wheatley, <i>Poems on Various Subjects, Religious & Moral,</i> London, 1773. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 28:</b> David Ruggles, <i>The Mirror of Liberty,</i> first issue of the first magazine edited by an African American, New York, 1838. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 28:</b> Lorraine Hansberry, <i>A Raisin in the Sun,</i> draft typescript, inscribed by the playwright, circa 1958. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 28:</b> Pair of letterpress broadsides for Ira Aldridge’s historic first 2 performances at London’s Theatre Royal, 1833. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 28:</b> Archive of letters to John Augustine Washington III at Mount Vernon, many of which discuss the lives of enslaved persons, 1837-61. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 28:</b> Important archive of letters and photographs of Charles White and his spouse, Frances B. White, 1956-60. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 28:</b> Papers of educator Sister Makinya Sibeko-Kouate, one of the leading popularizers of Kwanzaa, 1940-1975. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 28:</b> Stock certificate of the Negro Factories Corporation, signed by Marcus Garvey, 1920. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 28:</b> Benjamin Banneker, <i>Bannaker’s Maryland . . . Almanack and Ephemeris, for the Year of our Lord 1796,</i> Baltimore, 1795. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 28:</b> Frederick Douglass, previously unknown carte-de-visite by Samuel M. Fassett, Washington DC, 1878. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 28:</b> <i>First Annual Report of the New York Committee of Vigilance,</i> New York, 1837. $3,000 to $4,000.
  • <b>Chiswick Auctions: Books & Illustrated Art including Cartoons. March 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Silver Binding.- [Torah], German 13 Loth silver binding, hinged clasp, 12mo, Sulzbach, 1805. £2,500 to £3,500.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Picasso (Pablo). Minotaure vaincu, plate 89 from La Suite Vollard, etching, dated 29 May 1933, pencil, plate 190 x 265 mm, Paris, A. Vollard, 1939. £5,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Dali (Salvador) & Alighieri (Dante). <i>La Divina Commedia,</i> 6 vols, NUMBER 478 of 2,900 copies, 100 numbered colour lithograph plates by Salvador Dalì, folio, Verona, 1963-1964. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Books & Illustrated Art including Cartoons. March 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Miniature Sepher Torah Nevi'im U'Kethuvim, prepared by Menachem M. Scholz, original cloth, housed within original gilt tooled metal case, with magnifying glass inset, 33x25 mm, Warsaw, c. 1880. £1,200 to £1,800.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Scarfe (Gerald). ‘Men of Snow’ [Tony Blair, William Hague & 'Robin' Cook], original ink, watercolour & gouache drawing, signed, 600 x 435 mm, n.d. with 2 others (3). £800 to £1,200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Francklyn (Gilbert), Paine (Thomas). <i>Rights of Man…</i>, FIRST EDITION [and] <i>Rights of Man. Part the Second…,</i> Printed for J. S. Jordan, 1791-92, [and 1 other]. £700 to £1,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Books & Illustrated Art including Cartoons. March 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Chagall (Marc). Le Jeu des Acrobates (Acrobats at Play), HORS COMMERCE PROOF, lithograph, from The Lithographs of Chagall, 320 x 240 mm, André Sauret, 1963. £1,800 to £2,200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> [Harris (John)]. <i>The History of The Old Woman who had Three Sons Jerry, James, and John…,</i> 12mo, J. Harris, 1815. £200 to £300
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Royal Binding.- Staël-Holstein (Germaine de). <i>De la littèrature considerée dans ses rapports avec les institutions sociales…,</i> 2 vols, second edition, Crapelet, Paris, [1801]. £400 to £600
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Books & Illustrated Art including Cartoons. March 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Ancient History.- La Baune (Jacques de). <i> Panegyrici Veteres,</i> Paris, 1676. [with] Wesseling (Petrus, ed.). <i> Vetera Romanorum itineraria…</i> £800 to £1,200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Edward (Gibbon). <i> History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire…</i> Multiple editions and languages [English and French]. £300 to £400
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Curtis (William). <i> Flora Londinensis,</i> FIRST EDITION, 2 vols in 3. 119 hand-coloured plates of 454. £500 to £700