• <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>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

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Rare Book Hub: 44 Auctions Archived, another 28 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday 27 October 2018 44 auctions were archived to the  Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 11 denominated in euros, 3 in British pounds, 1 in Mexican pesos, and 29 in US dollars.  Turnover was $36,456,421 as 12,673 lots were offered and 9,609 sold for a 76% sales rate. 

 
4 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

ChristiesPrints on October 25th: $13,239,750 
SothebysPrints and Multiples on October 22nd: $11,937,479 
Heritage AuctionsFall Sports Memorabilia on October 19th: $3,326,026 
BonhamsPrints and Multiples on October 23rd: $1,388,123 


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

Il PonteOld Master Drawings and Engravings on October 23rd: 223.94% 
Rago Arts and AuctionsTribal Art from the Collection of Allan Stone on October 19th: 203.25% 
AderAncient and Modern Books on October 18th: 167.57% 
Charlton HallEstates and Private Collections - Day 1 on October 18th: 132.05% 
ALDEAntiquarian and 19th Century Books on October 25th: 107.72% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsHoudiniana on October 20th: 103.96% 
SkinnerDiscovery - Interiors online - Bidstart 10/17 on October 26th: 101.43% 
ChristiesPrints on October 25th: 101.25% 
FerratonModern and Contemporary Art - Prints and Photographs on October 20th: 100.79% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on October 23rd: 100.27% 
 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Sothebys CICADA (ULAE 215) on October 22nd Actual price: USD $1,215,000.
  2. Christies Myths on October 25th Actual price: USD $780,500.
  3. Christies Jazz, Tériade, Paris, 1947 on October 25th Actual price: USD $588,500.
  4. Sothebys TEN PORTRAITS OF JEWS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY (F. & S. II.226-235) on October 22nd Actual price: USD $471,000.
  5. Sothebys GREEN on October 22nd Actual price: USD $465,000.
  6. Christies Edmond de Belamy, from La Famille de Belamy on October 25th Actual price: USD $432,500.
  7. Christies Buste de femme d'après Cranach le Jeune on October 25th Actual price: USD $432,500.
  8. Christies De ou par Marcel Duchamp ou Rrose Sélavy (La boîte en valise, series F) on October 25th Actual price: USD $396,500.
  9. Sothebys MUHAMMAD ALI (F. & S. II. 179-182) on October 22nd Actual price: USD $325,000.
  10. Christies Mickey Mouse, from Myths on October 25th Actual price: USD $324,500.
  11. Heritage Auctions 1937 Heisman Memorial Trophy Presented to Yale University Halfback Clint Frank. on October 19th Actual price: USD $312,000.
  12. Sothebys MARILYN MONROE (MARILYN) (F. & S. II.31) on October 22nd Actual price: USD $275,000.
  13. Christies The Scream (After Munch) on October 25th Actual price: USD $250,000.
  14. Christies Torse de femme (L'Egyptienne) on October 25th Actual price: USD $237,500.
  15. Sothebys SUPERMAN (F. & S. II.260) on October 22nd Actual price: USD $237,500.
  16. Christies Reflection on Girl, from Reflections on October 25th Actual price: USD $225,000.
  17. Christies Mondschien I (Moonlight I) on October 25th Actual price: USD $212,500.
  18. Sothebys GRAPES (F. & S. II.190-195) on October 22nd Actual price: USD $212,500.
  19. Christies Le Repas Frugal, from La suite des Saltimbanques on October 25th Actual price: USD $200,000.
  20. Christies Superman, from Myths on October 25th Actual price: USD $200,000.
  21. Christies Marilyn: one plate on October 25th Actual price: USD $200,000.
  22. Christies Chanel, from Ads on October 25th Actual price: USD $187,500.
  23. Sothebys UNTITLED (TURQUOISE) (SCHELLMANN NO. 24) on October 22nd Actual price: USD $175,000.
  24. Christies Mickey Mouse, from Myths on October 25th Actual price: USD $162,500.
  25. Sothebys GROWING (LITTMANN PP. 88-91) on October 22nd Actual price: USD $162,500.



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

National Book Auctions. Books – Meehan, Native American, West, Mexico, Decorative, Antique, etc. on October 21st: 100.00%
Rago Arts and Auctions. Tribal Art from the Collection of Allan Stone on October 19th: 100.00%
Charlton Hall. Estates and Private Collections - Day 1 on October 18th: 100.00%
Alaska Auction. Books and Prints on October 18th: 100.00%
Carlsen Gallery. Spring Potpourri Antique Auction on April 22nd: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 10/14 on October 21st: 99.73%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 10/16 on October 23rd: 98.55%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 10/14 on October 21st: 98.33%
North American Auction Company. September Auction: Books, Prints on September 22nd: 97.70%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 9/23 on October 21st: 97.14%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on October 20th: 95.35%
Potter and Potter Auctions. Houdiniana on October 20th: 94.67%
Heritage Auctions. Fall Sports Memorabilia on October 19th: 93.79%
Il Ponte. Old Master Drawings and Engravings on October 23rd: 92.86%
Robert Siegel Galleries. The Kilbourne Collection of CSA Stamps and Postal History, Part 2 on October 24th: 92.54%
Heritage Auctions. Historical Manuscripts on October 25th: 92.08%
Carlsen Gallery. Anniversary Sale - Books, Prints, Photographs on September 23rd: 91.67%
James D Julia Auctioneers. Coin-Op and Advertising - Posters and Prints on October 21st: 90.32%
Charlton Hall. Estates and Private Collections - Day 2 on October 19th: 85.07%
Skinner. Discovery - Interiors online - Bidstart 10/17 on October 26th: 84.91%
Christies. Prints on October 25th: 83.43%
Bonhams. Prints and Multiples on October 23rd: 83.41%
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Fine Art - Prints on October 20th: 81.32%
Ferraton. Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints and Photographs on October 20th: 80.66%
Binoche et Giquello. Autographs/Historic Manuscripts on October 19th: 80.65%
Trafford Books. Postal history, Photographs, Books, Postcards, and Ephemera. on October 10th: 80.52%


44 total sales reported this week:

National Book Auctions. Books – Meehan, Native American, West, Mexico, Decorative, Antique, etc. on October 21st: 100.00%
Skinner. Discovery - Interiors online - Bidstart 10/17 on October 26th: 84.91%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper on October 25th: 76.50%
ALDE. Antiquarian and 19th Century Books on October 25th: 68.29%
Christies. Prints on October 25th: 83.43%
Swann Galleries. Rare and important Travel Posters on October 25th: 65.95%
Robert Siegel Galleries. The Kilbourne Collection of CSA Stamps and Postal History, Part 2 on October 24th: 92.54%
Robert Siegel Galleries. The John Birkinbine II Collection of Arizona and New Mexico Postal History on October 23rd: 37.33%
Il Ponte. Old Master Drawings and Engravings on October 23rd: 92.86%
Morton Subastas. Auction of Ancient and Contemporary Books from the Collection of a Bibliophile on October 23rd: 30.12%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on October 23rd: 79.10%
Heritage Auctions. Historical Manuscripts on October 25th: 92.08%
Alaska Auction. Books and Prints on October 18th: 100.00%
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Fine Art - Prints on October 20th: 81.32%
Bonhams. The Sporting Sale on October 24th: 63.82%
Bonhams. Prints and Multiples on October 23rd: 83.41%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 10/16 on October 23rd: 98.55%
James D Julia Auctioneers. Coin-Op and Advertising - Posters and Prints on October 21st: 90.32%
Rago Arts and Auctions. The Collection of Martin Cohen, Part 1 on October 21st: 75.00%
Rago Arts and Auctions. Remix: Contemporary + Classic on October 20th: 69.23%
Rago Arts and Auctions. Tribal Art from the Collection of Allan Stone on October 19th: 100.00%
Potter and Potter Auctions. Houdiniana on October 20th: 94.67%
Galerie Bassenge. Autographs on October 18th: 65.55%
Galerie Bassenge. Modern Literature and Art Documentation on October 18th: 59.03%
Galerie Bassenge. Collection National Economy and State Philosophy on October 17th: 38.37%
Tajan. Books and Manuscripts on October 18th: 57.38%
Trafford Books. Postal history, Photographs, Books, Postcards, and Ephemera. on October 10th: 80.52%
Charlton Hall. Estates and Private Collections - Day 2 on October 19th: 85.07%
Charlton Hall. Estates and Private Collections - Day 1 on October 18th: 100.00%
Eldreds. Fine and Decorative Arts - Prints, Books, etc. on October 20th: 61.68%
Ferraton. Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints and Photographs on October 20th: 80.66%
Ader. Letters and Manuscripts on October 23rd: 44.69%
Ader. Ancient and Modern Books on October 18th: 73.44%
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Books - Internet Bidstart 10/11 on October 18th: 45.02%
Sothebys. Prints and Multiples on October 22nd: 70.51%
Binoche et Giquello. Autographs/Historic Manuscripts on October 19th: 80.65%
North American Auction Company. September Auction: Books, Prints on September 22nd: 97.70%
Carlsen Gallery. Spring Potpourri Antique Auction on April 22nd: 100.00%
Carlsen Gallery. Anniversary Sale - Books, Prints, Photographs on September 23rd: 91.67%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on October 20th: 95.35%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 9/23 on October 21st: 97.14%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 10/14 on October 21st: 98.33%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 10/14 on October 21st: 99.73%
Heritage Auctions. Fall Sports Memorabilia on October 19th: 93.79%

 


For the week ahead 28 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Oct. 29th
Winter Associates. Plainville, CT . Prints. 30 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 88 lots
PIASA. Paris. Library of François Mitterrand Modern books: from 1900 to today - Part one. 334 lots
Adams Amsterdam Auctions. Amsterdam. Co Westerik: Paintings, drawings and prints. The collection of Frank Verhallen. 94 lots
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Chadds Ford, PA . Fine Art + Prints - Day I. 340 lots

Tue. Oct. 30th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 10/23. 871 lots
PIASA. Paris. Library of François Mitterrand Modern books: from 1900 to the present day - Second part. 349 lots
Sothebys. London. A Private View: Property from the Country Home of Christopher Cone and Stanley J. Seeger. 32 lots
Doyle New York. New York. Travel Literature and Sporting Books from the Library of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson.
Tooveys. West Sussex. Postcards, Cigarette Cards; Photographs, Autographs, Printed & Manuscript Ephemera.
Vermot de Pas. Paris. Classic Sale - Books, Prints. 640 lots
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Chadds Ford, PA . Fine Art + Prints - Day 2. 38 lots

Wed. Oct. 31st
Cowans Auctions. Cincinnati. Treasures of the Civil War.
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Chicago. The Travel & Exploration Library of Steve and Peggy Fossett Part I. 213 lots
Sothebys. London. Collections. 2 lots
University Archives. Westport. Autographed Documents, Manuscripts, Books & Relics. 283 lots

Thu. Nov. 1st
Swann Galleries. New York. Old Master Through Modern Prints. 440 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. The Joel Harris Collection of Original Illustration Art and Illustrated Books (with additions). 360 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Space Exploration Signature Auction Featuring The Armstrong Family Collection Part I. 1268 lots

Fri. Nov. 2nd
Tooveys. West Sussex. Automobilia and Aeronautica.

Sat. Nov. 3rd
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Entertainment. 680 lots
PosterConnection Inc.. Clayton. Posters. 377 lots
Addison and Sarova. Macon. Rare Books in All Fields. 367 lots
Aspire Auctions. Cleveland. October Sale - Internet bidstart 10/26. 30 lots
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Hudson. The Fine Sale - Prints. 48 lots

Sun. Nov. 4th
OSENAT. FONTAINEBLEAU. Baudelaire Collection and Great Writers. 143 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 10/7. 286 lots
Michael Treloar. Adelaide SA. Books, Photographs & Manuscripts.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <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>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>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
  • <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
  • <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>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