• <b>Bonhams: Treasures from the Eric C. Caren Collection: How History Unfolds on Paper, Part VII (Online). March 6-14, 2019</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Albert Einstein A remarkable letter on God in English, one of his most eloquent and quoted, 1 p, July 2, 1945. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Benjamin Lincoln's commission as Major General in the Continental Army, February 19th, 1777. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Broadside. A Poem Upon the Bloody Engagement That Was Fought on Bunker's-Hill. 1775. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Early, full printing of the Star-Spangled Banner in The Yankee, October 7, 1814. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Paul Revere. Engraving, “The Boston Massacre Perpetrated on March 5, 1770," in <i>Massachusett's Calendar 1772.</i> $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Bonhams: Treasures from the Eric C. Caren Collection: How History Unfolds on Paper, Part VII (Online). March 6-14, 2019</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Earliest known newspaper coverage of Babe Ruth, "a St Mary's schoolboy," Baltimore, April 4, 1914. $6,000 to $9,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Franklin, Benjamin. <i>The Independent Whig.</i> First Magazine Published in America, Philadelphia: Keimer, 1723-4. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Smith, Joseph. <i>The Book of Mormon.</i> Palmyra: Printed by E.B. Grandin for the Author, 1830. First printing. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Last Words of Joseph Smith. Autograph Letter Signed from a Mormon disciple, conveying a contemporary account of the Prophet's final words, Nauvoo, July 27, 1844. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> John Brown's Body. Autograph Letter Signed from the daughter of John Brown attempting to arrange the return of her father's body, North Elba, Essex Co, NY, November 29, 1859. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Powell Expedition. Autograph diary of Rhodes C. Allen kept during the Powell Expedition of 1868, June 29, 1868 - November 16, 1868. $20,000 to $40,000
  • <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>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> BELON. <i>L’Histoire de la nature des oyseaux.</i> Paris : Corrozet, 1555. $17,000 to $23,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> MIOMANDRE – BARBIER. <i>Dessins sur les danses de Vaslav Nijinsky.</i> Paris. 1913. $23,000 to $34,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> HOKUSAI. <i>Fugaku Hyakkei, Edo : Nishimura Yûzô.</i> 1834-1875. $58,000 to $80,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> EDWARDS. <i> <br>A Natural History of Uncommon Birds…</i> London : Printed for the Author. 1743-1764. $35,000 to $46,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> VESALIUS. <i><br> De Humane Corporis Fabrica libri septem...</i> Basle : J. Oporinus. 1555. $58,000 to $80,000
  • <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b><br>Die Französische Expedition gegen Mexico /Beilagen zum Beiheft des Militair - Wochenblattes
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b><br>The Architecture Of M. Vitruvius Pollio. London, 1791.
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b> Estatuto Provisional del Imperio Mexicano. México: Imprenta de Andrade y Escalante, 1865.
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b> Historia de Méjico... México, 1849 - 1852.
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b> Juárez, Benito - Ogazón, Pedro. Legajos de Bandos del Estado de Guadalajara, 1860-1863.
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b> Sigüenza y Góngora, Carlos. Mapa de las Aguas que por el Círculo de 90 Leguas Vienen a la Laguna de Tescuco... Méx, 1748.
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b> Cruces y Campa / Aubert / Valleto. Pareja Imperial, Fusilamiento de Maximiliano, Tipos Mexicanos... ca,1875.

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Rare Book Hub: 37 Auctions Archived, Another 28 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday 15 September 2018 37 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 9 denominated in euros, 5 in British pounds, and 23 in US dollars.  Turnover was $13,188,857 as 15,436 lots were offered and 12,269 sold as 79% of all lots changed hands.  We are into the season.

 

4 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

Heritage AuctionsLong Beach Expo Currency on September 11th: $4,614,507 
Heritage AuctionsLong Beach Expo Currency on September 11th: $2,629,234 
ChristiesCollection Juan de Beistegui - prints on September 10th: $2,285,925 
Heritage AuctionsBooks on September 13th: $1,130,825 



5 auctions saw total sales exceed 100% of the high estimates of all lots offered: 

Heritage AuctionsBooks on September 13th: 141.25% 
ChristiesCollection Juan de Beistegui - prints on September 10th: 122.14% 
Audap and MirabaudClassic Sale - Books, Prints, Autographs on September 12th: 111.68% 
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Modern Literature and Illustrated Books on September 6th: 107.05% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsFine Books and Manuscripts - Dominic's 30th Anniversary Sale on September 12th: 100.39% 


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

Audap and MirabaudClassic Sale - Books, Prints, Autographs on September 12th: 100.00% 
Over & Above Online Auction and Estate Sales, LLCBOOKS! MAPS! and MORE! ….. LIVE and Online Auction! on August 29th: 100.00% 
ChristiesCollection Juan de Beistegui - prints on September 10th: 100.00% 
National Book AuctionsBooks and Ephemera – Hendrik Andersen, Signed, Limited, etc. on September 2nd: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 9/2 on September 9th: 98.74% 
Alaska AuctionPrints and Posters on September 6th: 98.04% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 9/2 on September 9th: 97.14% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on September 8th: 96.00% 
Heritage AuctionsBooks on September 13th: 95.61% 
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 9/4 on September 11th: 95.54% 
Aspire AuctionsSeptember Sale: Prints - Internet bidstart 8/31 on September 8th: 94.32% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 8/12 on September 9th: 93.25% 
North American Auction CompanyEarly Frontier, Western & Firearms Auction on August 25th: 92.11% 
Heritage AuctionsLong Beach Expo Currency on September 11th: 91.48% 
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Modern Literature and Illustrated Books on September 6th: 88.46% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsFine Books and Manuscripts - Dominic's 30th Anniversary Sale on September 12th: 87.15% 
Heritage AuctionsLong Beach Expo Currency on September 11th: 85.59%  

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Christies [Manuscrits et dessins originaux de la Real Expedición Anticuaria] on September 10th Actual price: USD $509,820.
  2. Christies Views in Mexico. on September 10th Actual price: USD $259,260.
  3. Christies Recueil d'épreuves de son Raccolta di varie stampe a Chiaroscuro, tratte dai disegni originali di Francesco Mazzuola, detto il Parmigianino e d'altri insigni autori on September 10th Actual price: USD $210,250.
  4. Christies [Los Caprichos. on September 10th Actual price: USD $174,000.
  5. Christies Antiquities of Mexico: comprising facsimiles of ancient Mexican paintings and hieroglyphics... on September 10th Actual price: USD $130,500.
  6. Christies Los Desastres de la Guerra. on September 10th Actual price: USD $123,250.
  7. Christies Figures de différents caractères de paysage et d'études, dessinées d'après nature...gravées à l'eau-forte par les plus habiles peintres et graveurs du temps. on September 10th Actual price: USD $123,250.
  8. Christies Traité des arbres et arbustes que l'on cultive en France en pleine terre. on September 10th Actual price: USD $116,000.
  9. Christies Les Roses, décrites et classées selon leur ordre naturel par Claude-Antoine Thory. on September 10th Actual price: USD $116,000.
  10. Heritage Auctions Foochow and the River Min. A Series of Photographs. on September 13th Actual price: USD $100,000.
  11. Heritage Auctions [Oiseaux brillans du Brésil. on September 13th Actual price: USD $100,000.
  12. RR Auction Abraham Lincoln Signed Photo on September 12th Actual price: USD $93,050.
  13. Heritage Auctions The Federalist: A Collection of Essays. Written in Favour of the New Constitution, as Agreed Upon by the Federal Convention, September 17, 1787. on September 13th Actual price: USD $87,500.
  14. Christies Views of Ancient Monuments in central America, Chiapas and Yucatan. on September 10th Actual price: USD $75,400.
  15. Christies The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt, & Nuvia. on September 10th Actual price: USD $72,500.
  16. Heritage Auctions Rochester, NY - $50 1902 Red Seal Fr. 665 The NB of Rochester Ch. # (E)8026 on September 11th Actual price: USD $66,000.
  17. Heritage Auctions San Diego, CA - $20 1882 Brown Back Fr. 494 The Consolidated NB Ch. # 3056 on September 11th Actual price: USD $60,000.
  18. Heritage Auctions San Diego, CA - $10 1902 Red Seal Fr. 613 The NB of Commerce Ch. # (P)6869 on September 11th Actual price: USD $54,000.
  19. Heritage Auctions Australia Commonwealth of Australia £100 ND (1924) Pick 9b R69a. on September 11th Actual price: USD $43,200.
  20. Heritage Auctions Australia Commonwealth of Australia £20 ND (1918) Pick 7b R65a. on September 11th Actual price: USD $42,000.
  21. Heritage Auctions San Diego, CA - $5 1882 Brown Back Fr. 467 The First NB Ch. # 3050 on September 11th Actual price: USD $42,000.
  22. Heritage Auctions A Complete Run of Every Sherlock Holmes Story Published in The Strand Magazine. on September 13th Actual price: USD $41,250.
  23. Heritage Auctions San Diego, CA - $5 1902 Date Back Fr. 596 The United States NB Ch. # (P)10391 on September 11th Actual price: USD $40,800.
  24. Christies Voyage à Athènes et à Constantinople, ou Collection de portraits, vues et costumes grecs et ottomans. on September 10th Actual price: USD $40,600.
  25. Christies Voyage pittoresque ou description des royaumes de Naples et de Sicile. on September 10th Actual price: USD $40,600.


4 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars:

Heritage Auctions. Long Beach Expo Currency on September 11th: $4,614,507
Heritage Auctions. Long Beach Expo Currency on September 11th: $2,629,234
Christies. Collection Juan de Beistegui - prints on September 10th: $2,285,925
Heritage Auctions. Books on September 13th: $1,130,825



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

Heritage Auctions. Books on September 13th: 141.25%
Christies. Collection Juan de Beistegui - prints on September 10th: 122.14%
Audap and Mirabaud. Classic Sale - Books, Prints, Autographs on September 12th: 111.68%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Modern Literature and Illustrated Books on September 6th: 107.05%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Fine Books and Manuscripts - Dominic's 30th Anniversary Sale on September 12th: 100.39%


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

Audap and Mirabaud. Classic Sale - Books, Prints, Autographs on September 12th: 100.00%
Over & Above Online Auction and Estate Sales, LLC. BOOKS! MAPS! and MORE! ….. LIVE and Online Auction! on August 29th: 100.00%
Christies. Collection Juan de Beistegui - prints on September 10th: 100.00%
National Book Auctions. Books and Ephemera – Hendrik Andersen, Signed, Limited, etc. on September 2nd: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 9/2 on September 9th: 98.74%
Alaska Auction. Prints and Posters on September 6th: 98.04%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 9/2 on September 9th: 97.14%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on September 8th: 96.00%
Heritage Auctions. Books on September 13th: 95.61%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 9/4 on September 11th: 95.54%
Aspire Auctions. September Sale: Prints - Internet bidstart 8/31 on September 8th: 94.32%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 8/12 on September 9th: 93.25%
North American Auction Company. Early Frontier, Western & Firearms Auction on August 25th: 92.11%
Heritage Auctions. Long Beach Expo Currency on September 11th: 91.48%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Modern Literature and Illustrated Books on September 6th: 88.46%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Fine Books and Manuscripts - Dominic's 30th Anniversary Sale on September 12th: 87.15%
Heritage Auctions. Long Beach Expo Currency on September 11th: 85.59%


37 total sales reported this week:

Audap and Mirabaud. Classic Sale - Books, Prints, Autographs on September 12th: 100.00%
Alaska Auction. Prints and Posters on September 6th: 98.04%
North American Auction Company. Early Frontier, Western & Firearms Auction on August 25th: 92.11%
RR Auction. Fine Autographs and Artifacts; Featuring Royalty - bidstart 8/17 on September 12th: 67.68%
Over & Above Online Auction and Estate Sales, LLC. BOOKS! MAPS! and MORE! ….. LIVE and Online Auction! on August 29th: 100.00%
Trafford Books. Books on August 29th: 78.54%
James D Julia Auctioneers. Fine Art, Asian and Antiques on August 30th: 65.00%
Heritage Auctions. Books on September 13th: 95.61%
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Books - Internet Bidstart 8/30 on September 6th: 32.39%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Americana and Collectibles - Day 3 on August 26th: 61.60%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Americana and Collectibles - Day 2 on August 25th: 60.00%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Americana and Collectibles - Day 1 on August 24th: 45.83%
Aspire Auctions. September Sale: Prints - Internet bidstart 8/31 on September 8th: 94.32%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on September 11th: 74.71%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Fine Books and Manuscripts - Dominic's 30th Anniversary Sale on September 12th: 87.15%
Michaans Auctions. Gallery Auction - Books, Prints, Photographs on September 8th: 48.65%
Sothebys. Irish Art - Prints on September 11th: 50.00%
Christies. Collection Juan de Beistegui - prints on September 10th: 100.00%
National Book Auctions. Books and Ephemera – Hendrik Andersen, Signed, Limited, etc. on September 2nd: 100.00%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Photographs and Photobooks on September 12th: 37.30%
Rossini. Online Auction - Prints and Lithographs - Online bidstart 2/2 on February 12th: 3.03%
Rossini. Online Sale: Lithographs, Photos, Works on Paper - Online bidstart 1/25 on February 8th: 15.65%
Rossini. Sale including Prints and Lithographs - Online bidstart 10/20 on November 8th: 26.00%
Rossini. Art Objects - Fine Prints on September 11th: 21.05%
Rossini. Online Sale: Prints - bidstart 7/18 on September 6th: 21.88%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Modern Literature and Illustrated Books on September 6th: 88.46%
PBA Galleries. Fine Books on September 6th: 77.59%
Moreshet Auctions. Judaica: Books and Manuscripts on September 5th: 56.60%
Bruun Rasmussen. KOSTER'S MOTOR BOOKSTORE on September 7th: 0.00%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on September 4th: 79.55%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 9/2 on September 9th: 97.14%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 9/4 on September 11th: 95.54%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on September 8th: 96.00%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 9/2 on September 9th: 98.74%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 8/12 on September 9th: 93.25%
Heritage Auctions. Long Beach Expo Currency on September 11th: 85.59%
Heritage Auctions. Long Beach Expo Currency on September 11th: 91.48%

 

For the week ahead 28 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Sep. 17th
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 72 lots

Tue. Sep. 18th
Sothebys. London. Made in Britain. 81 lots
Sothebys. London. The Erwin Tomash Library of Computing. 944 lots
Il Ponte. Milan. Interior Decoration - Prints and Photographs. 107 lots
PIASA. Paris. Photographs by Casimir Zagourski Heart of Africa Pierre Loos Collection.

Wed. Sep. 19th
Audap and Mirabaud. PARIS. Historical Souvenirs - Prints and Manuscripts. 37 lots
Alaska Auction. Anchorage. Online only - Books, Prints. 7 lots
De Baecque and Associes. Lyon. Prints. 32 lots

Thu. Sep. 20th
Swann Galleries. New York. 19th and 20th Century Prints and Drawings. 601 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper. 148 lots
Christies. London - King Street. Prints and Multiples. 186 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Ted Watkins Collection of Books and Manuscripts. 309 lots
Ader. PARIS. Books and Photographs. 289 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. Remarkable Rarities - bidstart 9/13. 54 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. 1909-11 T206 PSA Set Registry Catalog Auction. 520 lots

Fri. Sep. 21st
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Norwich. Ornithology - including Books. 111 lots
Skinner. Boston. Fine Prints and Multiples; Photographs. 167 lots
Venator and Hanstein. Köln . Books, Prints and Drawings, Autographs. 567 lots
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Antiques and Accessories - Books and Prints. 73 lots
Venator and Hanstein. Köln . MASTERPIECES OF GRAPHICS OF FIVE CENTURIES. 88 lots

Sat. Sep. 22nd
Venator and Hanstein. Köln . Modern and Contemporary Prints, Modern Books. 446 lots
Heritage Auctions. Chicago. The Art of Ronald McDonald and Friends - The Setmakers Collection. 358 lots
North American Auction Company. Bozeman. September Auction: Books, Prints. 87 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 166 lots

Sun. Sep. 23rd
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 9/16.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 9/16.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 8/26. 216 lots
Carlsen Gallery. Greenville, NY. Anniversary Sale - Books, Prints, Photographs.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> NASA archive with 351 photographs, silver & chromogenic prints, 1960-2002. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Edward S. Curtis, suite of 18 cyanotypes, 1910-14. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Edward S. Curtis, <i>Horse Capture, Atsina,</i> unique copper plate for <i>The North American Indian,</i> 1908. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> John Whipple, <i>Harriet Beecher Stowe,</i> salted print from a calotype negative, 1853. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Lewis Carroll, <i>Xie Kitchen,</i> albumen print, circa 1872. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Ansel Adams, <i>Taos Pueblo,</i> limited, signed first edition of the artist's first book, 12 silver bromide prints, 1930. $30,000 to $45,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b><br>JFK in his motorcade about 2 mins before his assassination, chromogenic print, 1963. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Anton Guilio Bragaglia, 6 photomechanical postcards with facsimile signatures, 1911-13, printed 1932. $30,000 to $45,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Société Anonyme, Inc, group of 9 postcards, including 8 real photo postcards, 1920-30. $25,000 to $35,000.
  • <b>Chiswick Auctions: Autographs & Memorabilia. February 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Feb 28:</b> Autograph album featuring signatures by prominent actors, politicians, musicians and authors, including Rudolph Valentino. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Feb 28:</b> An extremely rare working radio script for Crazy People No 29, the first series of <i>The Goon Show.</i> £600 to £800
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Feb 28:</b> Manuscript prayer book, in German. 8vo, 1755 £800 to £1,200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Feb 28:</b> Italian Manuscript on Geometry, with diagrams, 18th century. £500 to £700
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Ornithology, Zoology & Voyages. February 27, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Feb 27:</b> Thorburn (Archibald). Sparrowhawk, original watercolour & gouache, signed & dated lower right, 1917. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Feb 27:</b> Burton (Sir Richard Francis). <i>Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Meccah.</i> 3 vol., FIRST EDITION, 1855-56. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Feb 27:</b> [Mount (Richard) & Page (Thomas)]. <i>The English Pilot. Describing the Sea-Coasts…</i> 31 engraved maps, W. & J. Mount, T. Page, 1756 £4000 to £6000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Ornithology, Zoology & Voyages. February 27, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Feb 27:</b> D’apres De Mannevillette (Jean-Baptiste Nicolas Denis). <i>Le Neptune Oriental.</i> Paris & Brest, [1775 – 1781]. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Feb 27:</b> Loring (Josiah). Terrestrial Globe Containing all the Late Discoveries and Geographical Improvements. Boston, Gilman Joslin, 1846, £800 to £1,200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Feb 27:</b> Shelley (G. E., Capt.). <i>A Monograph of the Nectariniidae, or Family of Sun-birds,</i> FIRST EDITION, by the Author, 1876-80. £4,000 to £6,000