• <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Kingsborough, Edward King. <i>Antiquities of Mexico: Comprising Facsimiles of Ancient Mexican Paintings and Hieroglyphics…</i> London, 1831-1848. $80,000 to $120,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Paul Revere. <i>The Bloody Massacre perpetrated In King-Street Boston on March 5th 1770 by a party of the 29th Reg. Boston, 1770.</i> $150,000 to $200,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Battle of the Alamo. <i>Suplemento al Diario del Gobierno de la Republica Mexicana.</i> (Núm. 326. Tom. IV.). Mexico City: Imprenta del Aguila, Dirigida por José Ximeno, 1836. $6,000 to $8,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> The Declaration of Independence. The first book-form printing of the Declaration of Independence. $300,000 to $500,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Treaty of Paris, Ratification. By the United States in Congress Assembled, A Proclamation … Annapolis, [Ca. 16-17 January 1784]. $800,000 to $1,200,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Declaration of Independence. The only known privately held copy of the celebrated William J. Stone facsimile for which provenance can be traced back to a direct ancestor who received it in 1824. $600,000 to $800,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Crockett, David. Autograph letter signed ("David Crockett") to George Patton, announcing his intention to travel to Texas. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Wytfliet, Cornelius. <i>Descriptionis Ptolemaicae Augmentum, Sive Occidentalis Notitia Brevi Commentario Illustrata.</i> Leuven: Johannes Bogaerts 1597. $35,000 to $50,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Schedel, Hartmann. <i>Liber Cronicarum cum Figuris et Ymaginibus.</i> Nuremberg, Anton Koberger for Sebald Schreyer and Sebastian Kammermeister, 12 July 1493. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> New York Mets. Baseball from the first victory of the New York Mets. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Robert E. Lee. Autograph letter signed ("R E Lee") as Confederate commander, to Rabbi Max Michelbacher, declining to furlough Jewish Confederate troops for the high holy days. $150,000 to $250,000
  • <b>Case Antiques: Historic Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction.<br>January 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> Archive of five items related to John Singleton Mosby, the Confederate “Gray Ghost,” including 3 ALS and 2 colored lithographs. $2,800 to $3,200
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> Defoe, Daniel. Double Fore-Edge Painted Robinson Crusoe, 2 Vols., 1820. $800 to $1,000
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> McCarthy, Cormac. <i>Blood Meridian or the Evening Redness in the West.</i> First edition, 1985. $1,000 to $1,200
    <b>Case Antiques: Historic Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction.<br>January 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> Chagall, Marc. “Le Bouquet Rouge,” limited edition color lithograph. October, 1969. $10,000 to $12,000
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> Stern, Bert. Marilyn Monroe’s “Last Sitting” for <i>Vogue,</i> signed photograph and two books. $1,800 to $2,200
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> Five single fore-edge painted Bibles. $1,000 to $1,200
    <b>Case Antiques: Historic Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction.<br>January 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> Sander, August. “Painter Brockmann” and “Courtyard Musicians” gelatin silver prints. $2,000 to $2,400
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> after Sheng Mou, Qing Dynasty scroll, landscape painting, ink and color on silk, signature of Wang Hui (Chinese, 1632-1717). $1,800 to $2,200
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> Russell, J. Map of Kentucky, London, 1794, showing Tennessee as a SW Territory. $1,200 to $1,800
  • <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Charles Darwin on sexuality and the transmission of hereditary characteristics: Autograph Letter Signed to Lawson Tait. Down, 17 January [1877].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> MILTON, JOHN. <i>Paradise Lost. A Poem written in ten books.</i> London: 1667. A very rare example with the contemporary binding untouched and with a 1667 title page.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Hamilton secures the ratification of the Constitution: <i>The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, assembled at Poughkeespsie, on the 17th June, 1788.</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> The social contract “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains”: ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. <i>Principes du Droit Politique [Du Contract Social]</i>. Amsterdam: Michel Rey, 1762
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> “The first English textbook on geometrical land-measurement and surveying”: BENESE, RICHARD. <i>This Boke Sheweth the Maner of Measurynge All Maner of Lande…</i>
  • <b>Bonhams: The Medical & Scientific Library of W. Bruce Fye. New York, March 11, 2019</b>
    <b>Bonhams NY, 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 NY, 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 NY, 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

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Rare Book Hub: 26 Auctions Archived, another 39 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday 13 October 2018 24 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 8 denominated in euros, 1 in British pounds, and 15 in US dollars.  Turnover was $11,807,382 as 6,218 lots were offered and 4,842 sold for a 78% success rate.

 

For the week ahead 39 auctions are scheduled.

 

3 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

SothebysLibrary R. & BL VII, 19th century (1840-1898). Original editions - Journals - Letters and autograph on October 9th: $3,998,624 
ChristiesPhotographs on October 5th: $3,297,563 
ChristiesAn American Journey: The Diann G. and Thomas A. Mann Collection of Photographic Masterworks on October 5th: $2,470,000 



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

Binoche et Giquello19TH CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE MIDDLE-EAST AND ETHNIC JEWELLERY - ONLINE AUCTION - bidstart 9/18 on October 1st: 286.99% 
De Baecque and AssociesPosters - Prints on October 5th: 142.08% 
SothebysLibrary R. & BL VII, 19th century (1840-1898). Original editions - Journals - Letters and autograph on October 9th: 119.05% 

  

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Christies Identical twins, Roselle, N.J., 1966 on October 5th Actual price: USD $732,500.
  2. Sothebys LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE À SA SŒUR ISABELLE, SIGNÉE, DATÉE MARSEILLE LE 10 JUILLET 1891 on October 9th Actual price: USD $465,750.
  3. Christies Woman in Moroccan Palace (Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn), Marrakech, 1951 on October 5th Actual price: USD $372,500.
  4. Christies Memphis, 1972 on October 5th Actual price: USD $372,500.
  5. Christies The Terminal, New York, 1893 on October 5th Actual price: USD $225,000.
  6. Sothebys LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE À SA MÈRE ET À SA SŒUR, SIGNÉE RIMBAUD, DATÉE MARSEILLE VENDREDI 23 MAI 1891 [SIC POUR LE JEUDI 21 MAI 1891], on October 9th Actual price: USD $201,250.
  7. Christies Pepper No. 30, 1930 on October 5th Actual price: USD $187,500.
  8. Christies White Angel Bread Line, San Francisco, 1933 on October 5th Actual price: USD $175,000.
  9. Christies Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California, 1936 on October 5th Actual price: USD $162,500.
  10. Sothebys LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE SIGNÉE À SA FAMILLE, DATÉE DE ADEN LE 10 SEPTEMBRE 1884. on October 9th Actual price: USD $143,750.
  11. Sothebys [LE TOMBEAU D’EDGAR POE]. POÈME AUTOGRAPHE SIGNÉ DU MONOGRAMME SM [VERS 1889], AVEC ENVOI À EDMUND GOSSE on October 9th Actual price: USD $126,500.
  12. Sothebys LES CHANTS DE MALDOROR. on October 9th Actual price: USD $126,500.
  13. Christies Magnolia Blossom, 1925 on October 5th Actual price: USD $125,000.
  14. Christies Allie Mae Burroughs, Hale County, Alabama, 1936 on October 5th Actual price: USD $125,000.
  15. Christies Fort Peck Dam, Montana, 1936 on October 5th Actual price: USD $125,000.
  16. Sothebys [AURÉLIA]. MANUSCRIT AUTOGRAPHE, on October 9th Actual price: USD $117,875.
  17. Christies Nude, 1934 on October 5th Actual price: USD $112,500.
  18. Christies Roadside Stand near Birmingham, Alabama, 1936 on October 5th Actual price: USD $112,500.
  19. Christies Industrial Study No. 2, 1935 on October 5th Actual price: USD $106,250.
  20. Christies Two Sisters, 1928 on October 5th Actual price: USD $100,000.
  21. Christies Jpeg NY06, 2005 on October 5th Actual price: USD $81,250.
  22. Christies Frozen Foods, New York, 1977 on October 5th Actual price: USD $81,250.
  23. Christies Blind Woman, New York, 1916 on October 5th Actual price: USD $75,000.
  24. Sothebys LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE À SA SŒUR ISABELLE, SIGNÉE RD, DATÉE MARSEILLE 29 JUIN . on October 9th Actual price: USD $71,875.
  25. Sothebys LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE À SA SŒUR ISABELLE, SIGNÉE RIMBAUD, DATÉE MARSEILLE LE 24 JUIN 1891. on October 9th Actual price: USD $71,875.

 

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

Leland Little Auctions. The Collection of NOA Living presented by Leland Little Auctions and Iron Horse Auction Co. - Poster on October 5th: 100.00%
National Book Auctions. Select Language?? Books and Ephemera – Americana, Indians, Polar Exploration, Civil War, etc. on September 30th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 9/30 on October 7th: 99.33%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 10/2 on October 9th: 98.33%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 9/30 on October 7th: 97.76%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on October 6th: 95.18%
Alaska Auction. Prints, Advertising on October 4th: 95.08%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 9/9 on October 7th: 93.68%
Forum Auctions in Italy. NO RESERVE Online Sale: A Bibliophile's Bibliographic Library on October 10th: 92.93%
Binoche et Giquello. 19TH CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE MIDDLE-EAST AND ETHNIC JEWELLERY - ONLINE AUCTION - bidstart 9/18 on October 1st: 86.54%
De Baecque and Associes. Posters - Prints on October 5th: 84.70%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Maps and Atlases on October 11th: 84.24%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on October 9th: 83.78%
Case Antiques, Inc.. Books, Prints on October 6th: 80.81%


24 total sales reported this week:

RR Auction. Autographs and Artifacts - Internet bidstart 9/26 on October 10th: 62.13%
PBA Galleries. Rare Golf Books & Memorabilia on October 11th: 64.10%
Case Antiques, Inc.. Books, Prints on October 6th: 80.81%
Dorotheum . October Auction - Modern Prints on October 11th: 54.90%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Maps and Atlases on October 11th: 84.24%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 10/2 on October 9th: 98.33%
Binoche et Giquello. 19TH CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE MIDDLE-EAST AND ETHNIC JEWELLERY - ONLINE AUCTION - bidstart 9/18 on October 1st: 86.54%
Forum Auctions in Italy. NO RESERVE Online Sale: A Bibliophile's Bibliographic Library on October 10th: 92.93%
Sothebys. Library R. & BL VII, 19th century (1840-1898). Original editions - Journals - Letters and autograph on October 9th: 71.25%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 9/9 on October 7th: 93.68%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on October 9th: 83.78%
Pandolfini. Works on Paper: 15th-19th Century - Prints on October 3rd: 40.00%
Alaska Auction. Prints, Advertising on October 4th: 95.08%
Christies. Photographs on October 5th: 66.30%
Christies. An American Journey: The Diann G. and Thomas A. Mann Collection of Photographic Masterworks on October 5th: 54.69%
Leland Little Auctions. The Collection of NOA Living presented by Leland Little Auctions and Iron Horse Auction Co. - Poster on October 5th: 100.00%
De Baecque and Associes. Old and Modern Books on September 28th: 51.59%
De Baecque and Associes. Posters - Prints on October 5th: 84.70%
Winter Associates. Prints on October 1st: 78.57%
National Book Auctions. Select Language?? Books and Ephemera – Americana, Indians, Polar Exploration, Civil War, etc. on September 30th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 9/30 on October 7th: 99.33%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 9/30 on October 7th: 97.76%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on October 6th: 95.18%
J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS LLC. Printed Music on October 6th: 22.72%


For the week ahead 39 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Oct. 15th
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 88 lots
Sothebys. New York. Gallison Hall: The James F. Scott Collection. 33 lots

Tue. Oct. 16th
Swann Galleries. New York. Early Printed, Medical, Scientific and Travel Books. 276 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Geography. 193 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 10/9. 720 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Miscellanea. 219 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Literature, Children's Books. 182 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Manuscripts, Incunables, Theology, Paper Antiquities. 283 lots

Wed. Oct. 17th
Chiswick Auctions. London. Printed Books: Travel, Natural History, Sporting & Sciences. 283 lots
ALDE. Paris. Library of an Amateur - Modern Illustrated Books and Bindings. 363 lots
Purcell Auctioneers. Birr. Autumn Book Sale.
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Art and Architecture Around the World. 121 lots
Sothebys. London. The Midas Touch - John Keats Book. 1 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Ed Asner Family Center Fundraiser Internet Comic Art -Online bidstart 10/3. 68 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Collection National Economy and State Philosophy. 1032 lots

Thu. Oct. 18th
Swann Galleries. New York. Artists and Amateurs: Photographs and Photobooks. 432 lots
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Cape Town. Books - Internet Bidstart 10/11. 462 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Fine Literature & Poetry. 558 lots
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. Photographs by Josef Sudek. 142 lots
Charlton Hall. West Columbia, SC. Estates and Private Collections - Day 1. 38 lots
Tajan. Paris. Books and Manuscripts. 183 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Fall Sports Memorabilia. 1530 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Cornucopia of Collectibles.
RR Auction. Amherst. Space and Aviation - Internet bidstart 10/11. 694 lots
Sothebys. New York. Prints and Multiples. 442 lots
Sothebys. Paris. The Collection of Renand-Chapet. 7 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Modern Literature and Art Documentation. 742 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Autographs. 476 lots

Fri. Oct. 19th
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. Autographs/Historic Manuscripts. 217 lots
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Fine and Decorative Arts - Prints, Books, etc.. 107 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Cornucopia of Collectibles- 2018 October Auction - session 2.
Charlton Hall. West Columbia, SC. Estates and Private Collections - Day 2.

Sat. Oct. 20th
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Cleveland. Fine Art - Prints. 182 lots
Potter and Potter Auctions. Chicago. Houdiniana. 244 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Cornucopia of Collectibles- 2018 October Auction - session 3.

Sun. Oct. 21st
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 10/14.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 10/14.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 9/23. 280 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Cornucopia of Collectibles- 2018 October Auction - session 4.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. February 2, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 230: Charles Bukowski. <i>South of No North.</i> Los Angeles, 1973. First edition. Signed. $1,500 to $2,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 244: Aldous Huxley. <i>Brave New World.</i> Garden City, 1932. First American edition. Signed. $2,500 to $3,500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 10: Frank Lloyd Wright. “Fallingwater Side Elevation” Original Blueprint. $1,500 to $2,500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. February 2, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 169: <i>Chicago’s Progress: A Review of the World’s Fair City.</i> Chicago: Bishop Publishing, (1933). $150 to $250
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 299: [Tanguy, Yves] Benjamin Peret. <i>Dormir dans Les Pierres.</i> Paris: Editions Surrealistes, 1927. $2,500 to $3,500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 276: Jean Hans Arp. <i>Arp: Eleven Configurations.</i> Zurich, 1945. $1,200 to $1,500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. February 2, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 235: Joseph Conrad. <i>Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard.</i> New York: 1904. First edition. $800 to $1,200
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 290: Umberto Brunelleschi. Louys, Pierre. <i>Les Aventures du Roi Pausole.</i> Paris: 1930. $1,200 to $1,500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 700: X-Men No. 94. Marvel Comics, 1975. CGC 9.0. $800 to $1,200
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. February 2, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 540: Travers, P.L. <i>Mary Poppins</i> [and] <i>Mary Poppins Comes Back.</i> Signed. New York: 1936. $1,000 to $1,500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 576: Mickey Mouse. 17 Big Little Books. 1930s-40s. $300 to $500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 429: Paracelsus. <i>Medicina Diastatica or Sympathecall Mumie.</i> London: 1653. $800 to $1,200
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b> Leonard Baskin, <i>Diptera: A Book of Flies & Other Insects,</i> Gehenna Press, 1983. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b> Georg Heym, <i>Umbra Vitae,</i> illustrated by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, first edition, Munich, 1924. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b> Edgar Allan Poe, <i>The Raven,</i> special copy for illustrator Alan James Robinson, first book from Cheloniidae Press, 1980. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b><br>W.B. Yeats, <i>Poems,</i> illustrated by Richard Diebenkorn, accompanied by a suite of 6 etchings, 1990. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b> Georges Rouault, <i>Cirque de l’Étoile Filante,</i> Paris, 1938. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b> François-Louis Schmied, <i>Le Cantique des Cantiques,</i> Paris, 1925. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b> Frank Lloyd Wright, <i>Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwürfe,</i> Berlin, Ernst Wasmuth, 1910. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b> Hans Bellmer & Georges Hugnet, <i>Oeillades ciselées en branch,</i> Paris, 1939. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b> Wassily Kandinsky, <i>Klänge,</i> first edition, Munich, 1913. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b> Charles Dickens, <i>The Nonesuch Dickens,</i> limited edition, 1937-38. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b> Rudyard Kipling, <i>Le Livre de la Jungle,</i> plates by Paul Jouve, engraved by F.L. Schmied, Paris, 1919. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b> Georges Lepape, <i>Les Choses de Paul Poiret,</i> Paris, 1911. $3,500 to $5,000.
  • <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> Fine Illustrated Books. 50 illustrated works across a range of subjects.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> Present Perfect. Books & works on paper including Literature, Children’s & Illustrated, Sports & Pastimes, Modern Prints and more.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> The House of Romanov, marking the centenary of the tragic demise of the Romanov dynasty.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> CHAGALL & GOGOL. Les âmes mortes, 1948. Chagall’s first major illustrated book.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> GUSTAV KLIMT, eine nachlese, 1931. An important early monograph on Klimt.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> ELLIOT. Birds of North America, 1866. One of 200 2 vols sets, folio.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> PURCHAS. His Pilgrimes/Pilgrimage, 1625-26. 5 vols. Probably the greatest collection of voyages ever published.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> HUXLEY. Brave New World, 1932. Exceptionally fine first edition.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> KELMSCOTT PRESS. Poems of Shakespeare, one of 500, publisher’s vellum.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> LEROUX. Phantom of the Opera, 1911. First UK edition in fine S&S binding.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> INDIANA, Robert. The American Dream, one of 30 AP copies, 30 screen prints.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> BENOIS. Tsarskoe Selo during the Reign of Elizaveta Petrovna, St Petersburg, 1910. Deluxe issue.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> CORONATION ALBUM. Description du sacre et du couronnement de leurs Majestés Impériales, 1883. One of 200.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> IMPERIAL FAMILY. Signed original photograph of Tsar Nicholas II’s 4 daughters.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> Souvenir du Couronnement de Leurs Majestés Imperiales a Moscou, 1896.
  • <b>Forum Auctions: Private Press, Illustrated Books and Modern First Editions. January 30, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Wilde (Oscar). <i>The Sphinx,</i> one of only 25 large paper copies, illustrations and original pictorial vellum, 1894. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> King (Jessie Marion, 1875-1949). The Lament, pen and black ink on vellum. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Leger (Fernand). <i>Cirque,</i> one of 300 copies, Paris, Teriade, 1950. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Private Press, Illustrated Books and Modern First Editions. January 30, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Picasso (Pablo).- Reverdy (Pierre). <i>Sable Mouvant,</i> one of 255 copies signed by the artist, Paris, Louis Broder, 1966. £8,000 to £12,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Joyce (James). <i>Ulysses,</i> one of only 250 copies signed by both the author and artist, 6 etchings by Matisse, New York, Limited Editions Club, 1935. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Golden Cockerel Press.- <i>Four Gospels of the Lord Jesus Christ (The),</i> one of 500 copies, wood-engravings by Eric Gill, Laurence Hodson's copy, 1931. £5,000 to £7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Private Press, Illustrated Books and Modern First Editions. January 30, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Camus (Albert). <i>The Stranger,</i> first American edition, signed presentation inscription from the author, New York, 1946. £5,000 to £7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Greenhill (Elizabeth, binder).- Flint (Sir William Russell). <i>In Pursuit: An Autobiography,</i> limited edition signed by Francis Russell Flint, 1969. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Cranach Press.- Shakespeare (William). <i>The Tragedie of Hamlet Prince of Denmarke,</i> one of 300 copies, Janet Leeper's copy signed by Edward Gordon Craig, 1930. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Private Press, Illustrated Books and Modern First Editions. January 30, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Gray (John). <i>Silverpoints,</i> first edition, one of 25 large paper copies, initials and original vellum bidning designed by Charles Ricketts, 1893. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Kelmscott Press.- Design for the frontispiece to 'A Dream of John Ball', pen & black ink over pencil and heightened with Chinese white, 1892. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Crowder (Henry). <i>Henry Music…</i> Poems by Nancy Cunard, Richard Aldington, Walter Lowenfels…, first and only edition, one of 100 copies signed by Crowder and additionally inscribed by him, 1930. £1,500 to £2,000
  • <b>Bunch Auctions: Rare Books & Fine Prints. January 22, 2019</b>
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> Dickens, Charles. <i>A Tale of Two Cities,</i> first edition with inclusions. $18,000 to $26,000
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> John James Audubon. A la poupee color engraving on paper "Stanley Hawk." $6,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> [FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE] Dickens, Charles. <i>Oliver Twist</i>, London, 1838. 3 vols. $8,000 to $10,000
    <b>Bunch Auctions: Rare Books & Fine Prints. January 22, 2019</b>
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> Land indenture between William Penn and Thomas Gell, dated October 12, 1681, wherein Gell purchased 500 acres Pennsylvania farmland; signed by Penn. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> Thomas Hart Benton, lithograph on paper "The Woodpile", pencil signed, original AAA certificate. $1,500 to $2,500
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> Helen Dryden, <i>Vogue</i> cover design lithograph completed in hand watercolor, proof design for September 1922 issue. $600 to $800
    <b>Bunch Auctions: Rare Books & Fine Prints. January 22, 2019</b>
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> Fisher, John D. <i>Description of the Distinct, Confluent, and Inoculated Small Pox, Varioloid Disease, Cow Pox, and Chicken Pox,</i> Boston, 1829. $600 to $800
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> [Rare Dust Jacket] Crane, Stephen. <i>The Red Badge of Courage,</i> NY, 1896. $500 to $700
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> after Amedeo Modigliani (Italian, 1884-1920), chromolithograph on paper "Lunia Czechowska", signed in plate, artist's proof (A/P). $200 to $400
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> Samuel Arlent Edwards, color mezzotint on paper "A Visit to the Boarding School", pencil signed. $100 to $200
  • <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste: Books and Manuscripts. January 22, 2019</b>
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> [MAGGIOLO, Vesconte] <i>Carta nautica manoscritta, bottega di Vesconte Maggiolo.</i> Italy, c.1550. Previously unknown extraordinary portolan chart. €50,000 to 80,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b><br>LA PÉROUSE, Jean-François. <i>Voyage de la Pérouse autour du monde.</i> Paris: L'Imprimerie de la République, 1797. €6,000 to 9,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> PEREA Y ROJAS, Daniel. The preparatory watercolours to the renown album <i>A Los Toros.</i> €4,000 to 6,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste: Books and Manuscripts. January 22, 2019</b>
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> MELA, Pomponio. <i>Cosmographia, sive De situ orbis.</i> Venice, 1478 [Bound with] DIONISIO il Periegeta. <i> De situ orbis…</i> Venice, 1478. €6,000 to 9,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> DE FELICE, Fortunato Bartolomeo. <i>Encyclopedie, ou dictionnaire universel raisonne des connoissances humaines.</i> Yverdon, 1770-1780. €4,000 to 6,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> VECELLIO, Cesare. <i>De gli habiti antichi et moderni di diverse parti del mondo.</i> Venice: Damian Zenaro, 1590. €3,000 to 5,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste: Books and Manuscripts. January 22, 2019</b>
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> FALDA, Giovanni Battista; SPECCHI, Alessandro. <i>Il nuovo teatro delle fabriche…</i> [bound with] <i>ll quarto libro del nuovo teatro delli palazzi in prospettiva di Roma moderna.</i> 1665-1699. €4,000 to 6,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> FALDA Giovan Battista. <i>Le fontane di Roma nelle piazze e luoghi pubblici della citta - Le fontane delle ville di Frascati nel Tusculano…</i> Rome, [1691]. €2,000 to 3,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> FERRERIO, Pietro & Giovanni Battista FALDA. <i> Palazzi di Roma de piu celebri architetti disegnati… [1655 – 1677]. €2,500 to 3,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste: Books and Manuscripts. January 22, 2019</b>
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> VON JACQUIN, Joseph Franz. <i>Eclogae graminum rariorum.</i> Vienna: Strauss Sommer, 1813-1844. €2,000 to 3,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> Prayer book according to the synagogical Ashkenazy rite in an elegant and precious silver binding. €3,000 to 5,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> BOCCACCIO, Giovanni. <i>Ameto.</i> Venice: Nicolo Zoppino, 1524. €3,000 to 5,000