• <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Currier & Ives, <i>The Mississippi in Time of Peace,</i> hand-colored lithograph, 1865. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Hartmann Schedel, <i>Liber Cronicarum...,</i> Nuremberg, 1493. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Claudius Ptolemaeus, <i>Geographicae Enarrationis Libri Octo,</i> Lyons, 1535. $20,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Thomas Jefferys, <i>The American Atlas,</i> London, 1776-77. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> John Speed, <i>A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World,</i> 20 miniature maps, London, 1665. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> <i>Biblia Das ist: Die Gantze Heilige Schrifft Durch D. Martin Luther Verteutscht,</i> illustrated cartographic Bible, Basel, 1665. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Early Hawaiian-language school geography, Lahainaluna Seminary, 1840. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Cornelis de Jode, <i>Africae Vera Forma, et Situs,</i> Antwerp, 1593. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Maria Vincenzo Coronelli, <i>America Settentrionale Colle Nuove Scoperte Sin All Anno,</i> Venice, 1688. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Johann Christoph Volkamer, <i>Nürnbergische Hesperides,</i> Nuremberg, 1708-1714. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Johann Bayer, <i>Uranometria, Omnium Asterismorum Continens Schemata...,</i> 51 celestial charts, c. 1603. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Manuscript map of Commodore Perry’s Black Ship squadron at Edo Bay, with manuscript sketchbook, ink & watercolor, Japan, c. 1853. $2,500 to $3,500.
  • <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> AN EARLY DUTCH POCKET GLOBE ATTRIBUTED TO WILLEM BLAEU, AFTER C.1618. £70,000 to £100,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> BLAEU, Johannes (1596-1673). £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> BLAEU, Johannes. <i>Theatrum Statuum Regiae Celsitudinis Sabaudiae Ducis, Pedemontii principis, ... pars prima, exhibens Pedemontium ...</i> Amsterdam, 1682. £70,000 to £100,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> DUDLEY, Sir Robert, self-styled Duke of Northumberland and Earl of Warwick. <i>Arcano del Mare.</i> Florence, 1661. £500,000 to £700,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> The Mainz Psalter: <i>Psalterium Benedictinum cum canticis et hymnis,</i> for Bursfeld use. [Mainz:] Johann Fust and Peter Schoeffer, 29 August 1459. £5,000 to £10,000.
  • <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Churchill (Winston) & Others. 1944 Commonwealth Prime Ministers’ Conference, 27 April 1944. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Joyce (James). <i>Ulysses.</i> First English edition, 1922. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Belzoni (Giovanni Battista). <i>Plates Illustrated of the Researches and Operations...in Egypt and Nubia,</i> FIRST EDITION, 1821-1822. £14,375 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Astor (John Jacob). A collection of rare letters, 9 January 1812- 4 September 1837. £26,000 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> FIRST EDITION, first issue, 1997. £27,500 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Royal Family. Photograph of Queen Elizabeth, George VI, Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret, signed, 1946. £3,640 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Collodi (Carlo). <i>Le avventure di Pinocchio. Storia di un burattino,</i> FIRST EDITION, 1883. £8,401 inc Buyers Premium.
  • <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> ALBUM AMICORUM OF SCHELOMITH FLAUM. Autograph album containing drawings, autograph quotations and signatures from over 47 contributors, India, Europe, America, Israel and elsewhere, 1923–50. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> FLEMING, Ian (1908–1964). <i>Live and Let Die.</i> London: Jonathan Cape, 1954. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> HISTORY OF CINEMA. Animal Farm (1954), an animation archive from the Halas and Batchelor studios, [c.1954]. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> LE HAY, Jacques – [Charles de FERRIOL]. <i>Recueil de Cent Estampes representant differentes Nations du Levant...</i> Paris, 1714. [With:] <i>Explication des cents Estampes.</i> Paris, 1715. £25,000 to £35,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> THE LAST JUDGEMENT, historiated initial 'A' on a leaf from an Antiphonal on vellum illuminated by Nikolaus Bertschi [Augsburg, first quarter 16th century]. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> VALTURIUS, Robertus (1413–1484). <i>De re militari.</i> [Verona:] Johannes Nicolai de Verona, 1472. £170,000 to £250,000.

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Rare Book Hub: 26 Auctions Archived, 29 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday 26 January 26 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 6 denominated in euros, 1 in British pounds, 1 in Mexican pesos, and 18 in US dollars.  Turnover was $11,796,461 as 7,673 lots were offered and 5,757 sold for a 75% success rate.  We are off to  the races.

 

2 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 


SothebysFine Manuscripts and Printed Americana on January 24th: $4,258,875 
Heritage Auctions1933 Goudey PSA Set Registry Catalog on January 24th: $3,650,622 



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

SothebysThe Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III on January 19th: 119.32% 
ChristiesImportant American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver and Prints - Prints on January 19th: 115.80% 

  

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


SothebysThe Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III on January 19th: 100.00% 
Heritage Auctions1933 Goudey PSA Set Registry Catalog on January 24th: 100.00% 
ChristiesImportant American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver and Prints - Prints on January 19th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 1/13 on January 20th: 99.51% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction - online bidstart 12/23/18 on January 20th: 99.12% 
Heritage AuctionsWeekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 1/15 on January 22nd: 98.92% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 1/13 on January 20th: 98.44% 
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 1/15 on January 22nd: 98.14% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on January 19th: 92.90% 
Clars Auction GalleryPrints on January 20th: 90.48% 
William H. Bunch Auctions and AppraisalsRare Books & Fine Prints on January 22nd: 83.21% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on January 22nd: 82.86% 
University ArchivesRare Autographs, Books on January 23rd: 82.69% 
TooveysPostcards, Cigarette Cards; Photographs, Autographs, Printed & Manuscript Ephemera on January 22nd: 81.25% 

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Sothebys 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 on January 24th Actual price: USD $975,000.
  2. Sothebys BY THE UNITED STATES IN CONGRESS ASSEMBLED, A PROCLAMATION … on January 24th Actual price: USD $855,000.
  3. Heritage Auctions 1933 Goudey Lou Gehrig #160 PSA Mint 9 - Pop Two, None Higher! on January 24th Actual price: USD $576,000.
  4. Heritage Auctions 1933 Goudey Babe Ruth #144 PSA Mint 9. on January 24th Actual price: USD $528,000.
  5. Sothebys THE FIRST BOOK-FORM PRINTING OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE on January 24th Actual price: USD $471,000.
  6. Heritage Auctions 1933 Goudey Babe Ruth #181 PSA Mint 9. on January 24th Actual price: USD $456,000.
  7. Sothebys THE BLOODY MASSACRE PERPETRATED IN KING-STREET BOSTON ON MARCH 5TH 1770 BY A PARTY OF THE 29TH REG.  on January 24th Actual price: USD $362,500.
  8. Heritage Auctions 1933 Goudey Napoleon Lajoie #106 PSA Mint 9. on January 24th Actual price: USD $264,000.
  9. Sothebys GEORGE CLINTON’S LETTERBOOK AS GOVERNOR OF NEW YORK, RECORDING HIS ACTS AND CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE LEGISLATURE on January 24th Actual price: USD $200,000.
  10. Heritage Auctions 1933 Goudey Babe Ruth #53 PSA NM-MT 8. on January 24th Actual price: USD $168,000.
  11. Sothebys AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED ("R E LEE") AS CONFEDERATE COMMANDER, TO RABBI MAX MICHELBACHER, DECLINING TO FURLOUGH JEWISH CONFEDERATE TROOPS FOR THE HIGH HOLY DAYS on January 24th Actual price: USD $150,000.
  12. Sothebys AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED ("GO: WASHINGTON") AS CONTINENTAL COMMANDER TO BRYAN FAIRFAX "AT TOWLSTON IN VIRGINIA," EXPRESSING HIS EAGERNESS TO RESIGN HIS COMMISSION AND RETIRE TO MOUNT VERNON on January 24th Actual price: USD $150,000.
  13. Heritage Auctions 1933 Goudey Babe Ruth #149 PSA NM-MT 8. on January 24th Actual price: USD $144,000.
  14. Christies Snowy Owl (Plate CXXI) Strix nyctea on January 19th Actual price: USD $112,500.
  15. University Archives Bob Dylan "Like A Rolling Stone" Handwritten Signed Lyrics, Voted #1 Song of All Time by Rolling Stone Magazine! on January 23rd Actual price: USD $96,000.
  16. Sothebys AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED ("TH: JEFFERSON"), TO ROBERT S. GARNETT, MEMBER OF THE UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES (1817-1827), ON LIMITING GOVERNMENT’S HAND IN THE ECONOMY  on January 24th Actual price: USD $93,750.
  17. Christies Great American cock Male (Plate I) Meleagris gallopavo Variant 1 on January 19th Actual price: USD $87,500.
  18. Heritage Auctions 1933 Goudey Mel Ott #127 PSA Mint 9 - None Higher! on January 24th Actual price: USD $84,000.
  19. Heritage Auctions 1933 Goudey Benny Bengough #1 PSA NM-MT 8 - Only Two Higher. on January 24th Actual price: USD $66,000.
  20. Christies Iceland or Jer Falcon (Plate CCCLXVI) Falco Islandicus on January 19th Actual price: USD $62,500.
  21. Sothebys FISH HAWK (PLATE 81) on January 19th Actual price: USD $60,000.
  22. Sothebys SUMMER OR WOOD DUCK (PLATE CCVI) on January 19th Actual price: USD $60,000.
  23. Sothebys IVORY-BILLED WOODPECKER (PLATE 66) on January 19th Actual price: USD $56,250.
  24. Sothebys AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT SURVEY SIGNED (IN TEXT TWICE, “T. JEFFERSON ESQ.?? AND “JEFFERSON"), REGARDING 1,043 ACRES BORDERING MONTICELLO on January 24th Actual price: USD $52,500.
  25. Heritage Auctions 1933 Goudey Red Faber #79 PSA Mint 9 - Pop One, None Higher! on January 24th Actual price: USD $50,400.


26 total sales were reported this week:

PBA Galleries. Art & Illustration, Children's Books & Miscellanea on January 24th: 67.64%
Sothebys. Fine Manuscripts and Printed Americana on January 24th: 57.30%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Rare Books & Fine Prints on January 22nd: 83.21%
Heritage Auctions. 1933 Goudey PSA Set Registry Catalog on January 24th: 100.00%
University Archives. Rare Autographs, Books on January 23rd: 82.69%
Minerva Auctions Roma. Books, Autographs and Prints on December 11th: 44.59%
Minerva Auctions Roma. Books, Autographs and Prints on December 10th: 61.60%
Minerva Auctions Roma. Prints and Multiples on December 13th: 63.33%
Tooveys. Postcards, Cigarette Cards; Photographs, Autographs, Printed & Manuscript Ephemera on January 22nd: 81.25%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on January 22nd: 82.86%
Vermot de Pas. History and Regions of France on January 21st: 21.39%
Artcurial. MORE Design, Prints, Limited Edition, Urban, Photographs ... on January 20th: 59.30%
Clars Auction Gallery. Prints on January 20th: 90.48%
Clars Auction Gallery. Prints on January 19th: 77.37%
Sothebys. The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III on January 19th: 100.00%
Eldreds. Antiques and Accessories - Books and Prints on January 19th: 53.01%
Christies. Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver and Prints - Prints on January 19th: 100.00%
Kestenbaum and Company. PRINTED BOOKS, HOLY LAND MAPS, POSTERS, & JEWISH GRAPHIC ART on January 17th: 75.44%
Heritage Auctions. Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 1/15 on January 22nd: 98.92%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 1/15 on January 22nd: 98.14%
Morton Subastas. Books and Historical Documents on January 22nd: 34.35%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction - online bidstart 12/23/18 on January 20th: 99.12%
Goldberg Coins and Collectibles. Collectibles on December 9th: 72.91%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 1/13 on January 20th: 99.51%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 1/13 on January 20th: 98.44%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on January 19th: 92.90%

 

For the week ahead 29 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Jan. 28th
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Treasures Galore - Day 5. 952 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 114 lots
Dorotheum . Vienna. Property from Aristocratic Estates and Important Provenance. 17 lots

Tue. Jan. 29th
PosterConnection Inc.. Clayton. Affordable Posters. 383 lots
Christies. New York. Old Master Prints. 164 lots
Doyle New York. New York. Americana from the Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. 312 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Editions and Works on Paper. 272 lots
Swann Galleries. New York. Fine Illustrated Books and Graphics. 201 lots
Tajan. Paris. Rare and Precious Books. 79 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 1/22. 701 lots
Couton Veyrac Jamault. Nantes. Ancient paintings, modern and contemporary - maps and prints. 28 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 1/22. 334 lots

Wed. Jan. 30th
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Printed Books, Maps and Documents. 576 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Private Press, Illustrated Books, and Modern First Editions. 568 lots
Thomson Roddick Auctioneers & Valuers. Carlisle. Antiquarian and Collectible Books Auction. 251 lots
Bonhams. London. The Gentleman's Library Sale - Books and Prints. 9 lots

Thu. Jan. 31st
Lyon and Turnbull. Edinburgh. Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Photography. 470 lots
Freemans. Philadelphia. Books, Maps and Manuscripts. 414 lots
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Cape Town. Modern First Editions - Preview - Internet Bidstart 1/24. 404 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Artsy: The Master and the Muse.
De Baecque and Associes. Lyon. Books.

Sat. Feb. 2nd
Potter and Potter Auctions. Chicago. Fine Books and Manuscripts. 786 lots
Potomack Company. Alexandria. Live Auction - Books, Prints. 15 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper.

Sun. Feb. 3rd
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 1/27.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 1/27.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 1/6. 170 lots
National Book Auctions. Ithaca. Books.
Michael Treloar. Adelaide SA. Signed Modern Firsts, and Australia - Online bidstart 1/25.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>Comedies, Histories and Tragedies. Published according to the true Originall Copies.</i> The second Impression. London, 1632. £120,000 to £180,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> [GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von (1749–1832)]. <i>Das Römische Carneval.</i> Berlin and Gotha, 1789. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> [SHAKESPEARE, William]. Manuscript part for a contemporary analogue to <i>Henry IV,</i> part I, n.p. [perhaps Oxford or London], n.d. [c.1580s – before c.1620]. £25,000 to £35,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von (1749–1832). <i>Faust. Ein Fragment... Ächte Ausgabe.</i> Leipzig: Georg Joachim Göschen, 1790. £3,000 to £5,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>The Tragedy of Hamlet Prince of Denmark. As it is now Acted at his Highness the Duke of York's Theatre.</i> London, 1683. £60,000 to £90,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> [GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von (1749–1832)]. <i>Die Leiden des jungen Werthers.</i> Leipzig: Weygand, 1774. £15,000 to £20,000.
  • <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
  • <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> CLEMENS, SAMUEL L. <i>The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain.</i> Hartford: The American Publishing Company, 1876. $14,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> BATEMAN, JAMES. <i>The Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala.</i> London: J. Ridgway & Sons for the author, [1837]-1843. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> WHITMAN, WALT. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn: [For the author by Andrew and James Rome,] 1855. $150,000 to $200,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> LEE, HARPER. Three “Seckatary Hawkins”-related books inscribed and signed by Harper Lee. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> POE, EDGAR ALLAN. <i>The Raven.</i> New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1845. $120,000 to $180,000.
  • <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Macbeth: A Tragedy.</i> London, 1673. FIRST SEPARATE AND FIRST QUARTO EDITION. THE CHARLTON HESTON COPY. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. <i>In Our Time.</i> Paris, 1924. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. <i>Fanshawe, A Tale.</i> Boston, 1828. FIRST EDITION OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> THOREAU, HENRY DAVID. <i>Walden; Or, Life in the Woods.</i> Boston, 1854. FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies.</i> London, 1685. THE FOURTH FOLIO, Brewster/Bentley issue. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> STEIG, WILLIAM. Original maquette and 58 finished drawings for <i>The Agony in the Kindergarten,</i> one of Steig's most important books. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> VERNE, JULES. <i>A Journey to the Centre of the Earth.</i> New York & London, 1872. FIRST EDITION, RARE AMERICAN ISSUE, with Scribner & Welford cancel title. $5,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> KING, STEPHEN. <i>Carrie.</i> New York, 1974. INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION, OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE MACINTOSH PROTOTYPE. 1983. The earliest known Macintosh with "Twiggy" drive, one of only two known working machines. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> PLATO. <i>Timaeus</i> [AND] <i>Critias</i> [from Ficini's 1484 Opera]. A LANDMARK OF SCIENTIFIC THOUGHT. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> LOVELACE, AUGUSTA ADA. Sketch of the Analytical Engine Invented by Charles Babbage Esq. London, 1843. FIRST EDITION, JOURNAL ISSUE, MOST IMPORTANT PAPER IN EARLY DIGITAL COMPUTING. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE-1 COMPUTER. Signed by Steve Wozniak, used in development of Apple II. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. 1809-1882. <i>On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection.</i> London, 1859. FIRST EDITION. $80,000 to $120,000.