• <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini. June 27</b>
    <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini:</b> KENNEDY ONASSIS, JACQUELINE Typed letter signed to Oleg Cassini. $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini:</b> [CASSINI-KENNEDY FASHIONS] Important archives related to the development of fashions for Mrs. Kennedy… $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini:</b> [CASSINI-KENNEDY FASHIONS] Detailed ledger of the Kennedy White House years… $500 to $800
    <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini:</b> KELLY, GRACE. Four autograph letters to Oleg Cassini. $5,000 to $8,000
    <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini. June 27</b>
    <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini:</b> CASSINI, OLEG. Group of Kennedy-era original fashion sketches. $1,000 to $1,500
    <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini:</b> KENNEDY ONASSIS, JACQUELINE. Autograph letter signed to Oleg Cassini. $800 to $1,200
    <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini:</b> CASSINI, OLEG. Fashion sketch titled “Mrs. Kennedy-Palais de Versailles-State Dinner.” $800 to $1,200
    Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini: [CASSINI, OLEG - KENNEDY, JACQUELINE.] Group of approximately 130 original fashion designs… $800 to $1,200.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts Online<br>Now through June 21</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, June 21:</b> THOREAU, HENRY DAVID. <i> Walden: or, Life in the Woods.</i> Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1854. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, June 21:</b> BUKOWSKI, CHARLES. Archive of Correspondence Addressed to Kay "Kaja" Johnson, Los Angeles, California: July – November 1961. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, June 21:</b> DICKENS, CHARLES, AND GEORGE CRUIKSHANK [ILLUSTRATOR]. Unpublished autograph letter signed, to Cruikshank, completed on the artist's proof, related to the publication of The Pic-Nic Papers. $7,000 to $10,000
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts Online<br>Now through June 21</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, June 21:</b> FEYNMAN, RICHARD. <i>"Surely You’re Joking Mr. Feynman!" Adventures of a Curious Character.</i> As Told to Ralph Leighton. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1985. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, June 21:</b> GERSHWIN, GEORGE. Autograph music manuscript of "Leavin’ for de Promise’ Lan’" from the opera Porgy and Bess, Act One Scene Two. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, June 21:</b> LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. Document signed ("Abraham Lincoln") as sixteenth president, being a military commission for Rufus H. Johnson. $8,000 to $10,000
  • <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> Presentation Copy. Sold for $500,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. Autograph Letter Signed, 3 pp, negotiating the 2nd American edition with Appleton. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Hemingway, Ernest. Autograph Letter Signed, 8 pp, Paris, 1924, to his father discussing Bullfighting, Stories, and his new baby. Sold for $25,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Corialanus.</i> London, 1623. 1st printing [Extracted from the First Folio]. Sold for $50,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Swift, Jonathan. <i>Gulliver's Travels.</i> London, 1726. 1st edition, Teerink's A edition, fine, large copy. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Fitzroy, Robert. Autograph Letter Signed to agent Thomas Stilwell, informing him of the progress of H.M.S. Beagle. Sold for $17,575.
    <center><b>Bonhams<br> Property from the Collection of Nicole and William R. Keck II</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Sonnets.</i> 1901. 2 volumes. Printed on vellum and illuminated by Ross Turner, bound by Trautz-Bauzonnet. Sold for $13,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Beardsley, Aubrey. <i>The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur.</i> 1893-94. 2 volumes. Contemporary painted vellum gilt by Chivers. Sold for $5,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Assisi, St. Francis. <i>The Canticle of Brother Sun.</i> Illuminated on vellum, for the Grolier Society. Sold for $7,575.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Proust, Marcel. <i>Du coté de chez Swann.</i> 1st edition, 1st issue. Inscribed by Proust. Sold for $8,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Rackham, Arthur. <i>Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens.</i> 1/500 copies signed by Rackham. Sold for $4,825.
  • <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>The Library and Picture Collection of the late Martin Woolf Orskey<br>June 26</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Book of Hours. Illuminated manuscript, Flanders or northern France, c. 1450. With 12 full-page illuminated miniatures. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Zahrawi, Abu’-Qasim, al- (c. 936-1013). <i>Albucasis chirurgicorum omnium,</i> Strasbourg, 1532. The first comprehensive illustrated treatise on surgery. £3,000 to £5,000
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Milles, Thomas. <i>The Custumers Alphabet and Primer,</i> 1608. Gilt supralibros of 17th-century English bibliophile Edward Gwynn. £2,000 to £3,000
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>The Library and Picture Collection of the late Martin Woolf Orskey<br>June 26</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Guillemeau, Jacques. <i>Child-Birth or, the Happy Deliverie of Women,</i> 1st edition in English, 1612. The second midwifery manual printed in English. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Rabisha, William. <i>The Whole Body of Cookery Dissected,</i> 1st edition, 1661. Rare. Five copies in libraries. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Royal binding. <i>An Abridgment of the English Military Discipline,</i> 1678. Contemporary red goatskin gilt by Samuel Mearne for Charles II (1630-1865). £1,500 to £2,000
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>The Library and Picture Collection of the late Martin Woolf Orskey<br>June 26</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Pallavicino, Ferrante. <i>The Whores Rhetorick,</i> 1st edition in English, 1683. Rare anti-Jesuit satire. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Swift, Jonathan. <i>The Benefit of Farting,</i> 1st London edition, 1722. Teerink 19. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Edwards, George. <i>Natural History of Uncommon Birds</i> [and] <i>Gleanings of Natural History,</i> 7 volumes, 1743-64. Contemporary tree calf, 362 hand-coloured engraved plates. £8,000 to £12,000
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>The Library and Picture Collection of the late Martin Woolf Orskey<br>June 26</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Campbell, Patrick. <i>Travels in the Interior Inhabited Parts of North America,</i> 1st edition, 1793. Howes C101; Sabin 10264. Uncut in original boards. £5,000 to £8,000
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Hearne, Samuel. <i>A Journey from Prince of Wales's Fort in Hudson's Bay, to the Northern Ocean,</i> 1st edition, 1795. Sabin 31181. Large-paper copy. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Edgeworth, Maria. <i>The Match Girl, A Novel,</i> 1808. £1,000 to £1,500

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Rare Book Hub: 32 Auctions Archived, another 36 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday 19 January 32 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 3 denominated in euros, 3 in British pounds, and 26 in US dollars.  Turnover was $17,971,636 as 18,587 lots were offered and 14,427 sold for a 78% success rate.  The year is off to a strong start.  The average lot brought $1,246.

 

4 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

Heritage AuctionsFUN Currency Signature Auction - Orlando and Dallas on January 14th: $6,910,098 
Heritage AuctionsFUN Currency Signature Auction - Orlando and Dallas on January 14th: $2,391,697 
Profiles in HistoryHollywood Auction on December 15th: $1,982,700 
Bubb KuyperBooks, Manuscripts, Prints on November 30th: $1,974,762 
 

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

Profiles in HistoryIcons and Legends of Hollywood - Day 4 on June 8th: 372.14% 
SothebysLady Blue Eyes: Property of Barbara and Frank Sinatra Online on December 7th: 327.41% 
Profiles in HistoryIcons and Legends of Hollywood - Day 1 on June 5th: 139.05%
 
 
Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Profiles in History Historic and important in-depth production archive concerning the making of The Wizard of Oz. on December 15th Actual price: USD $1,000,000.
  2. Heritage Auctions Fr. 337b $100 1878 Silver Certificate PCGS Very Fine 35. on January 14th Actual price: USD $540,000.
  3. Goldberg Coins and Collectibles Pre-Columbian Gold Butterfly Applique on December 9th Actual price: USD $180,320.
  4. Heritage Auctions Sacramento, CA - $5 1872 Fr. 1138 The National Gold Bank of D O Mills & Co. Ch. # 2014 Serial Number 1 PCGS Extremely Fine 40. on January 14th Actual price: USD $180,000.
  5. Goldberg Coins and Collectibles Darwin, Charles -- Handwritten Page From <I>On the Origin of Species</I> With Holograph Annotations on November 18th Actual price: USD $102,000.
  6. Profiles in History Marilyn Monroe "The Girl" pantsuit ensemble by Charles Le Maire from The Seven Year Itch. on December 11th Actual price: USD $100,000.
  7. Bubb Kuyper Degouve de Nuncques, W. (1867-1935). on November 30th Actual price: USD $99,112.
  8. Heritage Auctions Zanzibar Zanzibar Government 10 Rupees 1.2.1928 Pick 3 PMG Very Fine 30. on January 14th Actual price: USD $87,000.
  9. Profiles in History Marilyn Monroe personal heavily hand-annotated shooting script for The Seven Year Itch. on December 11th Actual price: USD $80,000.
  10. Profiles in History Massive archive of (20,000++) negatives, transparencies, and slides. on June 8th Actual price: USD $80,000.
  11. Heritage Auctions Fr. 1179 $20 1905 Gold Certificate PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ. on January 14th Actual price: USD $75,000.
  12. Heritage Auctions Fr. 7a $10 1861 Demand Note PMG Choice Fine 15. on January 14th Actual price: USD $72,000.
  13. Heritage Auctions Fr. 127 $20 1869 Legal Tender PCGS Gem New 65PPQ. on January 14th Actual price: USD $70,680.
  14. Profiles in History Marilyn Monroe "Vicky" creme and blue ombre satin and tulle gown by Travilla from There's No Business Like Show Business. on December 11th Actual price: USD $70,000.
  15. Profiles in History Monumental archive of (100,000++) photographs. on June 8th Actual price: USD $70,000.
  16. Profiles in History Greta Garbo “Christina” ermine trimmed velvet coronation robe by Adrian for Queen Christina. on December 15th Actual price: USD $65,000.
  17. Bubb Kuyper [Medieval manuscripts]. (Book of hours). on November 30th Actual price: USD $60,175.
  18. Heritage Auctions Fr. 2221-G $5,000 1934 Federal Reserve Note. PCGS Very Fine 25. on January 14th Actual price: USD $55,200.
  19. Heritage Auctions Fr. 334 $50 1891 Silver Certificate PCGS Superb Gem New 67PPQ. on January 14th Actual price: USD $54,000.
  20. Heritage Auctions DC-20S $1000 1911 Specimen PMG Choice Uncirculated 64. on January 14th Actual price: USD $43,200.
  21. Heritage Auctions Fr. 342 $100 1880 Silver Certificate PMG Very Fine 25. on January 14th Actual price: USD $43,200.
  22. Heritage Auctions Fr. 1a $5 1861 Demand Note PCGS Very Fine 25. on January 14th Actual price: USD $40,800.
  23. Profiles in History John Travolta “Tony Manero” personal annotated shooting script for Saturday Night Fever (working title: “Tribal Rites of Saturday Night”). on December 15th Actual price: USD $40,000.
  24. Profiles in History Assistant Director Wolfgang Glattes’ screen used Golden Ticket from Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. on December 15th Actual price: USD $40,000.
  25. Heritage Auctions Panama Banco Central de Emission 20 Balboa 1941 Pick 25s Specimen PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ. on January 14th Actual price: USD $38,400.

 


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

Sothebys. Lady Blue Eyes: Property of Barbara and Frank Sinatra Online on December 7th: 100.00%
Profiles in History. Icons and Legends of Hollywood - Day 4 on June 8th: 100.00%
National Book Auctions. Books on January 13th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 1/6 on January 13th: 99.88%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 1/6 on January 13th: 97.10%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 1/8 on January 15th: 96.69%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 1/8 on January 15th: 95.76%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on January 12th: 94.71%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction - online bidstart 12/16/18 on January 13th: 94.47%
Alaska Auction. Online auction - Books, Prints, Posters, Signs on January 9th: 93.02%
Heritage Auctions. FUN Currency Signature Auction - Orlando and Dallas on January 14th: 92.07%
Profiles in History. Icons and Legends of Hollywood - Day 1 on June 5th: 88.89%
Heritage Auctions. FUN Currency Signature Auction - Orlando and Dallas on January 14th: 86.05%
PBA Galleries. Literature of the 19th & 20th Centuries, with the Glenn Todd Collection of Arion Press on January 10th: 85.68%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on January 15th: 83.33%


32 total sales reported this week:

Sothebys. A Collecting Legacy: Property from the Collection of Nelson & Happy Rockefeller on January 18th: 77.14%
RR Auction. Olympics - Featuring the Mason Dinehart Collection - online bidstart 1/10 on January 17th: 57.72%
Winter Associates. Prints on January 14th: 74.42%
Grays Auctioneers. Fine Art - Prints on January 16th: 57.14%
Grays Auctioneers. Fine Art - Prints on December 5th: 62.21%
Sothebys. Royal and Noble on January 17th: 33.33%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 1/8 on January 15th: 96.69%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 1/8 on January 15th: 95.76%
Heritage Auctions. Manuscripts on January 15th: 78.33%
Heritage Auctions. Online Photographs - Bidstart 2/26 on January 16th: 65.44%
Amadeus-Auktionshaus GmbH. Rare Books on December 8th: 33.96%
Goldberg Coins and Collectibles. Fall Manuscript Auction on November 18th: 76.90%
Goldberg Coins and Collectibles. Collectibles on December 9th: 72.91%
Profiles in History. Icons and Legends of Hollywood - Day 4 on June 8th: 100.00%
Profiles in History. Icons and Legends of Hollywood - Day 1 on June 5th: 88.89%
Profiles in History. Hollywood Auction on December 15th: 57.33%
Profiles in History. Essentially Marylin - The Auction on December 11th: 63.38%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on January 15th: 83.33%
National Book Auctions. Books on January 13th: 100.00%
Bubb Kuyper. Books, Manuscripts, Prints on November 30th: 68.99%
Michaans Auctions. Gallery Auction - Books, Prints, Photographs on January 12th: 30.95%
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Art - Prints on January 12th: 69.66%
PBA Galleries. Literature of the 19th & 20th Centuries, with the Glenn Todd Collection of Arion Press on January 10th: 85.68%
Trafford Books. Stamps & postal history, Photographs, Books, Postcards, and Ephemera. on January 9th: 60.32%
Alaska Auction. Online auction - Books, Prints, Posters, Signs on January 9th: 93.02%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction - online bidstart 12/16/18 on January 13th: 94.47%
Heritage Auctions. FUN Currency Signature Auction - Orlando and Dallas on January 14th: 86.05%
Heritage Auctions. FUN Currency Signature Auction - Orlando and Dallas on January 14th: 92.07%
Sothebys. Lady Blue Eyes: Property of Barbara and Frank Sinatra Online on December 7th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 1/6 on January 13th: 99.88%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 1/6 on January 13th: 97.10%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on January 12th: 94.71%

 

 

For the week ahead 36 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Jan. 21st
Vermot de Pas. Paris. History and Regions of France. 603 lots
Winner's Auctions Ltd. Jerusalem. Eretz Israel and Zionism, Anti-semitism, World War II and refugees, .... 496 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 70 lots

Tue. Jan. 22nd
Il Ponte. Milan. Books and Manuscripts. 216 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Books and Historical Documents. 230 lots
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Chadds Ford, PA . Rare Books & Fine Prints. 264 lots
Tooveys. West Sussex. Postcards, Cigarette Cards; Photographs, Autographs, Printed & Manuscript Ephemera. 48 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 1/15. 644 lots
Kedem Auction. Jerusalem . Judaica: Books, Manuscripts, Letters, Objects. 349 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 1/15. 279 lots

Wed. Jan. 23rd
University Archives. Westport. Rare Autographs, Books. 260 lots
Chiswick Auctions. London. Rare Books and Works on Paper. 336 lots
Kedem Auction. Jerusalem . Online| Judaica: Books, Manuscripts, Letters, Objects. 307 lots
Purcell Auctioneers. Birr. January Antiques and Collectibles. 82 lots

Thu. Jan. 24th
Sothebys. New York. Fine Manuscripts and Printed Americana. 177 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Art & Illustration, Children's Books & Miscellanea. 377 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. 1933 Goudey PSA Set Registry Catalog. 240 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. An Approach to the Graphic Work of Salvador Dali. 63 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Americana: Printed Material. 384 lots

Fri. Jan. 25th
Skinner. Boston. Fine Prints and Multiples, Fine Photographs. 150 lots
Neret Minet and Tessier. Paris. Books and Manuscripts. 408 lots
Brunk Auctions. Asheville, NC . Emporium Auction - Books, Prints. 43 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Treasures Galore - Day 2. 633 lots

Sat. Jan. 26th
Case Antiques, Inc.. Knoxville. Winter Auction - Fine Art, Antiques, and History. 59 lots
Arader Galleries. New York City. January Auction. 196 lots
Neal Auction Company. New Orleans. Winter Estates Auction. 53 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper.
OSENAT. FONTAINEBLEAU. Automobilia - Books and Prints. 94 lots
Leland Little Auctions. Hillsborough, NC. Winter Gallery Auction. 66 lots
Brunk Auctions. Asheville, NC . Premier Auction. 72 lots
Kolbe and Fanning Numismatic Booksellers. Gahanna. January Book Auction. 500 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Treasures Galore - Day 3. 487 lots

Sun. Jan. 27th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 1/20.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 1/20.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 12/30. 189 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Treasures Galore - Day 4. 530 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <b>Chiswick Auctions:</b> Rowling (J.K). <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone,</i> FIRST EDITION, first issue, 1997. £15,000 to £20,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, seeking consignments:</b> Thornton (Samuel). <i>A Large Drought of the North Part of China Shewing…the Harbour of Chusan,</i> copper engraved map, 1711. £600 to £800
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, seeking consignments:</b> Stuart (Helen). Portrait of a Maori, over-painted gelatin silver print, signed and dated, 1885. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, seeking consignments:</b> Picasso (Pablo). Minotaure vaincu, plate 89 from La Suite Vollard , signed, Paris, 1939. £4,000 to £5,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, seeking consignments:</b> Pissarro (Camille). Vachère au Bord de l'Eau, NUMBER 14 OF 100 PROOFS, etching, 1890. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, seeking consignments:</b> Einstein (Albert). Copy of typewritten script of the episode "The Atom" of the TV programme "Your World Tomorrow", signed by Einstein. £2,000 to £3,000
  • <b>Christie’s Paris:</b> Blaise Cendrars and Fernand Léger, <i>La Fin du monde filmée par l’ange N.-D.,</i> Paris, Editions de la Sirène, 1919
    <b>Christie’s Paris:</b> André Breton, <i>Second manifeste du Surréalisme,</i> Paris, Editions Kra, 1930
    <b>Christie’s Paris:</b> Paul Eluard and Pablo Picasso, <i>La Barre d’appui,</i> Paris, Editions « Cahiers d’Art », 1936
    <b>Christie’s Paris:</b> Blaise Cendrars and Fernand Léger, <i>La Fin du monde filmée par l’ange N.-D.,</i> Paris, Editions de la Sirène, 1919
    <b>Christie’s Paris:</b> Hans Bellmer, <i>Die Puppe,</i> Paris, G.L.M., 1936
    <b>Christie’s Paris:</b> Salvador Dali, <i>La femme visible,</i> Paris, Editions Surréalistes, 1930
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ian Fleming, <i>Goldfinger,</i> first edition, inscribed to Sir Henry Cotton, MBE, London, 1959. Sold for $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Joseph Brant, Mohawk Chief, ALS, writing after pledging support to King George III against American rebels, 1776. Sold for a record $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Sonia Delaunay, <i>Ses Peintures</i> . . ., 20 pochoir plates, Paris, 1925. Sold for a record $13,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Diana, Princess of Wales, 6 autograph letters signed to British <i>Vogue</i> editor, 1989-92. Sold for $10,400.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alexander Hamilton, ALS, as Secretary of the Treasury covering costs of the new U.S. Mint, 1793. Sold for $12,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Benjamin Graham & David L. Dodd, <i>Security Analysis,</i> first edition, inscribed by Graham to a Wall Street trader, NY, 1934. Sold for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> George Barbier & François-Louis Schmied, <i>Personnages de Comédie,</i> Paris, 1922. Sold for $9,375.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Ilsée, Princesse de Tripoli,</i> Paris, 1897. Sold for a record $13,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ralph Waldo Emerson, <i>The Dial,</i> first edition of the reconstituted issue, Emerson’s copy with inscriptions, Cincinnati, 1860. Sold for a record $3,250.