• <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>The Collectors’ Sale<br>July 7 – 15, 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> O'Fihely, Maurice Abp. <i>Questiones subtilissme Scoti in metaphysicam Aristotelis</i>, Venice (Octavianus Scoti) 20th November 1497. 8,000 to 12,000 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Pococke (Richard). <i>A Description of the East and some other Countries,</i> 3 vols. in 2, L. (W. Bowyer) 1743. 2,250 to 3,500 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Keogh (John). <i>Botanalogia Universalis Hibernica, or A General Irish Herbal Calculated for this Kingdom, giving an account of the Herbs, Scrubs…</i>, Corke (George Harrison) 1735. 1,000 to 1,500 €
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>The Collectors’ Sale<br>July 7 – 15, 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Perry (Charles). <i>A View of the Levant particularly of Constantinople, Syria, Egypt and Greece,</i> L. (T. Woodward) 1743. 800 to 1,200 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Shaw (Thomas). <i>Travels, or Observations Relating to Several Parts of Barbary and the Levant,</i>, Oxford (The Theatre) 1738. 600 to 700 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> [French (Nicholas) Bishop of Ferns] Attributed, <i>Recit Exact et Fidele de la Vente et Partage du Roiaume d'Irlande Fait Sous Charles II…,</i> Milan (Chez Charles Joseph Quinto) 1724. 500 to 700 €
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>The Collectors’ Sale<br>July 7 – 15, 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> [French (V. Rev.Dr. Nicholas, Bp of Ferns.)] <i>The Unkinde Desertor of Loyall Men and True Frinds,</i> 12mo, n.p. 1676. 500 to 700 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Yeats (W.B.) <i>Plays and Controversies,</i>, N.Y. (The MacMillan Company) 1924, Signed Limited Edn. 500 to 700 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Barrie (J.M.) & Thomson (Hugh) illus. <i>Quality Street, a Comedy in Four Acts,</i> L. (Hodder and Stoughton) 1901, Limited Edition, signed by the artist. 500 to 700 €
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>The Collectors’ Sale<br>July 7 – 15, 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Molyneaux (William). <i>The Case of Ireland's being bound by Acts of Parliament in England Stated,</i> [London 1719]. 200 to 300 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Johnston's (W. & A.) Map of South Africa, to illustrate the Military Operations 1900. 100 to 150 €
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b><br>N.C. Wyeth, <i>The Black Arrow,</i> oil on canvas, for the book by Robert Louis Stevenson, 1916. $150,000 to $250,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b> Laurent de Brunhoff, mixed media color study for <i>Babar’s World Tour,</i> 2005. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b> Hilary Knight, <i>Eloise with Valentine,</i> watercolor, ink & pencil, 2015. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b> Howard Pyle, <i>It was a Comrade from His Own Regiment,</i> oil on canvas, for <i>Harper’s Monthly Magazine,</i> 1909. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b><br>Coby Whitmore, <i>‘Poor baby! You want me so much,’ she said,</i> acrylic, for <i>The Saturday Evening Post,</i> 1968. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b><br>Al Hirschfeld, <i>Charley’s Aunt,</i> pen & ink, for the Broadway revival, <i>The New York Times,</i> 1940. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b><br>Erté, <i>Décor de Laideronnette,</i> gouache set design for third movement of <i>Mother Goose,</i> 1949. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b> Vince McIndoe, <i>Villainous Last Supper, DC Comics,</i> oil on canvas, 2016. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b> Arthur Getz, <i>Rooftop Party,</i> casein tempera, cover illustration for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1970. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Music, Continental Books and Medieval Manuscripts<br>Online Auction 7-14 July
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Isaac Newton. <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica.</i> 280,000 to 350,000 £.
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Johann Sebastian Bach. Two early editions: Fantaisie pour le Clavecin. 1,000 to 1,500 £.
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Mozart. Early edition, in parts, of the Concerto in A for piano and orchestra. 2,000 to 3,000 £.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Music, Continental Books and Medieval Manuscripts<br>Online Auction 7-14 July
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Beethoven. First edition, second issue of the Ninth Symphony op.125. 1,000 to 1,500 £.
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Cervantes. <i>Don Quixote,</i> Barcelona, 1617. 2,000 to 3,000 £.
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Johann Sebastian Bach. Three first and early editions of music for organ. 1,200 to 1,500 £.
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>July 16, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Ptolomaeus (Claudius). <i>Cosmographia,</i> first edition, Vicenza, Hermann Liechtenstein, 13 September 1475. £150,000 to £200,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Schoener (Johann). <i>Opera mathematica,</i> 3 parts in 1, first edition,The Honeyman copy in contemporary binding, Nuremberg, J. Montanus and U. Neuber, 1551. £30,000 to £40,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Lucian of Samosata. <i>Dialogoi, editio princeps,</i> with fine illuminated title-page, Florence, Lorenzo de Alopa, 1496. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>July 16, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Pian (Jean Baptiste de). [Architectural Alphabet], 26 chromolithographs by Leopold Muller after Pian, Vienna, 1842-44. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Rogers (Bruce).- Holy Bible (The)..., one of 200 copies on handmade paper, designed by Bruce Rogers, bound in modern crimson morocco, gilt, Oxford, 1935. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Jenner (Edward). <i>An Inquiry into the Causes and Effects of the Variolae Vaccinae…,</i> first edition, Printed for the Author, by Sampson Low, 1798. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>July 16, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Voyages.- Cook (Capt. James).- Parkinson (Sydney). <i>A Journal of a Voyage to the South Seas, in his Majesty's Ship the Endeavour,</i> second edition, Charles Dilly...& James Phillips, 1784. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> [Clemens (Samuel Langhorne)] "Mark Twain". <i>Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,</i> first edition, first state, New York, Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> [Voight (Hans Henning)], "Alastair". Herod, for 'Salome: Drame en un Acte', original drawing in red & black ink over pencil, [c.1922]. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>July 16, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> James (M.R.) <i>Ghost Stories of an Antiquary,</i> first edition, signed presentation inscription from the author to A.C. Benson, 1904. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Remarque (Erich Maria). <i>All Quiet on the Western Front,</i> first English edition, signed presentation inscription from the author, 1929. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Ashendene Press.- More (Sir Thomas). <i>A Fruteful and Pleasaunt Worke...Utopia,</i> one of 100 copies, bound in black goatskin by J.Franklin Mowery, Ashendene Press, 1906. £3,000 to £4,000.

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Rare Book Hub: 31 Auctions Archived, another 19 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday 2 August 2019 31 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 5 denominated in euros, 1 in British pounds, 1 in Mexican pesos, and 24 in US dollars.  Turnover was $4,458,500 as 7,971 lots were offered and 6,432 sold for an 81% success rate.

 

1 auction saw its total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters on July 28th: $1,974,865 



1 auction saw total sales exceed 100% of the high estimates of all lots offered: 

Forum AuctionsBooks and Works on Paper on July 25th: 162.47% 


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

Heritage AuctionsWeekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 723 on July 30th: 100.00% 
National Book AuctionsAviation, Catholic, Kennedy, 17th Century, Magazines, etc. on July 28th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 7/21 on July 28th: 99.62% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 6/30 on July 28th: 99.56% 
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 7/23 on July 30th: 99.23% 
William H. Bunch Auctions and AppraisalsEclectic Variety - Books, Prints on July 23rd: 98.29% 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters on July 28th: 96.63% 
Dirk Soulis AuctionsFine Art, Antiques and Collectors Items on July 27th: 93.75% 
North American Auction CompanyMontana's Largest Western Antique & Collector Sale. on July 13th: 90.12% 
Forum AuctionsBooks and Works on Paper on July 25th: 90.04% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on July 30th: 89.13% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsPop Culture on July 27th: 87.91% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on July 27th: 85.19% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - internet bidstart 7/19 on July 26th: 83.65% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 7/12 on July 22nd: 82.19% 

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Winner's Auctions Ltd Handwritten Missive Written by Rabbi Chaim Halberstam of Sanz, Author of Divrei Chaim on July 24th Actual price: USD $115,900.
  2. Heritage Auctions Dracula (Universal, 1931). Very Fine-. Title Lobby Card (11" X 14"). on July 28th Actual price: USD $114,000.
  3. Heritage Auctions Dracula (Universal, 1931). Very Fine+. Lobby Card (11" X 14"). on July 28th Actual price: USD $102,000.
  4. Heritage Auctions Casablanca (Warner Brothers, 1944). Fine+ on Linen. Australian One Sheet (26.5" X 40.5"). on July 28th Actual price: USD $72,000.
  5. Heritage Auctions Casablanca (Warner Brothers, 1942). Very Fine. Hair and Makeup Keybook Photos (12) (7.5" X 9.5"). on July 28th Actual price: USD $72,000.
  6. Bubb Kuyper Zon en maan (Sun and moon). on May 24th Actual price: USD $52,198.
  7. Heritage Auctions Foolish Wives (Universal, 1922). Fine on Linen. One Sheet (26.5" X 40"). on July 28th Actual price: USD $36,000.
  8. Heritage Auctions Casablanca (Warner Brothers, 1942). Good+ on Cardstock. Window Card (13.75" X 21.5"). on July 28th Actual price: USD $33,600.
  9. Goldberg Coins and Collectibles Beyond a Young Boy's Dream Textured Acrylic on Board by Alan Bean, 4th Man to Walk on the Moon, and Celebrated Artist on July 28th Actual price: USD $31,200.
  10. Heritage Auctions Gone with the Wind (MGM, 1939). Fine/Very Fine on Linen. Three Sheet (41" X 78.5") Roadshow BP Style, Armando Seguso Artwork. . on July 28th Actual price: USD $31,200.
  11. Heritage Auctions The Golem (Paramount, 1920). Near Mint-. CGC Graded Title Lobby Card (11" X 14"). on July 28th Actual price: USD $28,800.
  12. Bubb Kuyper Hol en bol (Convex and concave). on May 24th Actual price: USD $25,055.
  13. Bubb Kuyper Straatje in Scanno, Abruzzi (Street in Scanno, Abruzzi). on May 24th Actual price: USD $23,663.
  14. Heritage Auctions The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (c.1973). Very Fine. Original 300'- Reel of Original 16mm Work Print Outtakes. on July 28th Actual price: USD $22,800.
  15. Winner's Auctions Ltd Hasagot HaRamba"n z"l. Constantinople, 1510. First Edition. Post Incunabula. Extremely Rare Book. on July 24th Actual price: USD $21,960.
  16. Bubb Kuyper MANUSCRIPT MAP, pen and brown ink and watercolour, 18th cent. w. 19th cent. on May 24th Actual price: USD $20,879.
  17. Winner's Auctions Ltd Discovery! Six Notebooks with the Writings and Torah Thoughts of the Mysterious Sage, Mr. Shoshani on July 24th Actual price: USD $20,740.
  18. Heritage Auctions Casablanca (Warner Brothers, 1946). Fine/Very Fine. First Post-War Release Italian Photobusta (19" X 13.5"). on July 28th Actual price: USD $19,200.
  19. Heritage Auctions World Without End (Allied Artists, 1956). Very Fine- on Linen. 24 Sheet (233" X 105.5"). on July 28th Actual price: USD $19,200.
  20. Bubb Kuyper Lagrime di S. Pietro, descritte dal Signor Luigi Tansillo. Tenor Primo/ Tenor Secondo. on May 24th Actual price: USD $18,095.
  21. Heritage Auctions The Maltese Falcon (Warner Brothers, 1946). Fine+ on Linen. First Post-War Release French Grande (47" X 63"). on July 28th Actual price: USD $17,400.
  22. Bubb Kuyper Manuscript songbook, on May 24th Actual price: USD $16,703.
  23. Winner's Auctions Ltd Historic Discovery. Unknown Autograph Work by Rabbi Shlomo Algazi. 17th Century on July 24th Actual price: USD $15,860.
  24. Goldberg Coins and Collectibles Cortés, Hernando -- 1527 Document Signed in Full by the Spanish Conquistador on July 28th Actual price: USD $15,600.
  25. Heritage Auctions The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Universal, 1923). Fine/Very Fine on Paper. Insert (14" X 36"). on July 28th Actual price: USD $15,600.



Nye & Company Auctioneers. Estate Treasures - Fine Art Prints, Books on July 31st: 57.14%
Potomack Company. Prints and Books - online only on July 30th: 63.64%
Alexander Historical Auctions. Summer Auction offering WWII/WWI and historical autographs and ephemera. on July 31st: 77.80%
Morton Subastas. Books and Intervention Documents on July 30th: 32.00%
Forum Auctions. Books and Works on Paper on July 25th: 90.04%
National Book Auctions. Aviation, Catholic, Kennedy, 17th Century, Magazines, etc. on July 28th: 100.00%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on July 30th: 89.13%
Skinner. Country Americana - Books and Prints on July 25th: 78.26%
Goldberg Coins and Collectibles. Collectibles on July 28th: 69.48%
Potter and Potter Auctions. Pop Culture on July 27th: 87.91%
Eldreds. The Marine Sale - Books and Prints on July 25th: 45.71%
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Fine Art, Antiques and Collectors Items on July 27th: 93.75%
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Railroadiana and Autographs on July 24th: 67.94%
Winner's Auctions Ltd. Seforim, Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes, Chabad, Manuscripts, Art from Israel, Important historic do on July 24th: 69.76%
Heritage Auctions. Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 723 on July 30th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 7/23 on July 30th: 99.23%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 7/21 on July 28th: 99.62%
Alaska Auction. Prints, Fur Rondy memorabilia on July 25th: 73.08%
Alaska Auction. Currency, framed prints on July 24th: 36.00%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Eclectic Variety - Books, Prints on July 23rd: 98.29%
Guernseys. A Century at Sea - A Comprehensive Maritime Auction - Day 2 on July 20th: 76.42%
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 7/11 on July 18th: 28.68%
Guernseys. A Century at Sea - A Comprehensive Maritime Auction on July 19th: 59.00%
North American Auction Company. Montana's Largest Western Antique & Collector Sale. on July 13th: 90.12%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 6/30 on July 28th: 99.56%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - internet bidstart 7/19 on July 26th: 83.65%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 7/12 on July 22nd: 82.19%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 7/12 on July 21st: 35.29%
Catawiki B. V.. Art and Photography - Online bidstart 7/12 on July 20th: 50.00%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters on July 28th: 96.63%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on July 27th: 85.19%


For the week ahead 19 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Aug. 5th
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 155 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Online bidstart 7/26. 48 lots

Tue. Aug. 6th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Internet bidstart 7/30. 342 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Weekly World Currency Internet bidstart 7/30. 155 lots

Wed. Aug. 7th
Swann Galleries. New York. Vintage Posters. 574 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. Fine Autographs & Artifacts - Featuring WWII - Internet bidstart 7/19. 963 lots
Thomson Roddick Auctioneers & Valuers. Carlisle. Antiquarian and Collectible Books Auction. 287 lots
Alaska Auction. Anchorage. Prints. 91 lots

Thu. Aug. 8th
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper. 217 lots
Nye & Company Auctioneers. Bloomfield. Backyard Timed Auction - Prints, Books. 84 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Summer Miscellany - Golf Books. 310 lots
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Cleveland. Works on Paper - Prints. 358 lots

Fri. Aug. 9th
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800). 61 lots

Sat. Aug. 10th
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Prints, Books.
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 192 lots

Sun. Aug. 11th
Skinner. Marlborough. The Forke Collection of Early Americana.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Sports Collectibles Weekly Online bidstart 7/14. 307 lots
National Book Auctions. Ithaca. Dickens, Sci-Fi, Catholic, Pulp, Antique, Decorative, etc.. 76 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <center><b>Bonhams<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Online Only<br>25 June to 8 July 2020</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 25 – Jul. 8:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Macbeth: A Tragedy.</i> Acted at the Dukes-Theatre. London: printed for William Cademan, 1673. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 25 – Jul. 8:</b> MUYBRIDGE, EADWEARD. Panorama of San Francisco, from California-St. Hill. [San Francisco:] Morse's Gallery, 1877. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 25 – Jul. 8:</b> BRUNUS ARETINUS, LEONARDUS. <i>De bello Italico adversus Gothos gesto.</i> Venice: Nicolas Jenson, 1471. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <center><b>Bonhams<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Online Only<br>25 June to 8 July 2020</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 25 – Jul. 8:</b> HILL, JOHN. <i>Compleat Body of Gardening.</i> London: printed for T. Osborne; T. Trye; S. Crowder and Co.; and H. Woodgate, 1757. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 25 – Jul. 8:</b> GASPAR DE PORTOLA. Document Signed Twice ("Gaspar de Portola," & "M. Portola"), 29 pp, Puebla, Mexico, December 10, 1780. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 25 – Jul. 8:</b> VINGTIEME SIECLE. A complete set of the second series of <i>Vingtieme Siecle (XXe Siecle),</i> together with all fourteen special numbers. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <center><b>Bonhams<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Online Only<br>25 June to 8 July 2020</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 25 – Jul. 8:</b> ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN DELANO. Autograph Letter Signed ("F.D.R.") as President, Washington, [1941], to Norman Davis, on White House stationery. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 25 – Jul. 8:</b> HAYEK, FRIEDRICH AUGUST. Autograph Manuscript, "Discipline of Civilisation." $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 25 – Jul. 8:</b> ADAMS, HANNAH; ADAMS, THOMAS "BOOK". Daubuz, Charles. <i>A Perpetual Commentary On The Revelation Of St. John.</i> London: Printed for Benj. Tooke, 1720. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 25 – Jul. 8:</b> EMPEROR NORTON. Photograph signed ("Norton I"), albumen print carte-de-visite. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 25 – Jul. 8:</b> ROBERTS, DAVID. <i>Egypt and Nubia from Drawings Made on the Spot ... with Historical Descriptions by William Brockendon.</i> London: F.G. Moon, 1846-9. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including the Eric C. Caren Collection Part 8<br>Online July 6 - 21, 2020</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> Albert Einstein, typed letter signed, explaining the nature of his personal atheism and belief in God. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> George Washington. Autograph letter signed to Bryan Fairfax, looking forward to the Treaty of Paris, 5 February 1783. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> Alfred Swaine Taylor. Early “photogenic drawing,” photograph of a fern, dated 2 December 1839. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including the Eric C. Caren Collection Part 8<br>Online July 6 - 21, 2020</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> "Departure of Mr. Lincoln—Parting Address" in the <i>Weekly Illinois State Journal,</i> Vol. XXX, No. 1541, Springfield, February 13, 1861. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> Benjamin Harrison document signed certifying the service of Daniel Cumbo, a black Revolutionary soldier. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> Front page printing of the Articles of Confederation in the <i>New-Jersey Gazette,</i> Vol. 1, No. 22. Trenton, April 29, 1778. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including the Eric C. Caren Collection Part 8<br>Online July 6 - 21, 2020</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> George Washington Funeral Procession Broadside. Boston, January 6, 1800. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> Philippe Laroque, printed score for “The Heroe of New Orleans Battle.” Philadelphia, 1815. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> Report of the Battle of Queenston Heights, the first major battle in the War of 1812, in <i>Supplement to the Quebec Gazette,</i> 24th October 1812. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including the Eric C. Caren Collection Part 8<br>Online July 6 - 21, 2020</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> His Majesty's Most Gracious Speech to both Houses of Parliament, On Tuesday the Eighteenth Day of November, 1760. London, 1760. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> Elegy on the Death of James Lawrence, Esq. late Commander of the U.S. Frigate Chesapeake. [Boston]: A. Bowen, 1813. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> Benjamin Lincoln's Commission as Major General, signed by John Hancock, 19 February 1777. $30,000 to $50,000.
  • <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Summer Sale<br>July 11 & 12, 2020</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Very scarce autograph letter, signed, by Emily Tennessee Donelson, wife of Andrew Jackson Donelson, who served as First Lady / White House Hostess to President Andrew Jackson from 1828 to about 1834. $1,000 to $1,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Thirteen Edward Wells maps plus title page from his rare atlas, A NEW SET OF MAPS BOTH OF ANCIENT AND PRESENT GEOGRAPHY. $600 to $700.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> L.B. Folger and C. Kallenback: MEMPHIS - BIRD'S EYE VIEW - SUPPLEMENT TO THE APPEAL. Scarce lithograph on paper. $800 to $1,200.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Summer Sale<br>July 11 & 12, 2020</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Large NASA-Space Race era archive of material related to Colonel Michael J. Vaccaro, director of administration of the Marshall Space Flight Center of Huntsville, Alabama. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> 1836 slavery related document signed by President Andrew Jackson, Andrew Jackson Jr., and Andrew Jackson Donelson. $800 to $1,100.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Roger Sherman Signed CT Land Grant, 1757. $600 to $700.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Summer Sale<br>July 11 & 12, 2020</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Letter archive related to the Randolph family of Virginia, including Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jefferson Randolph, Lewis Meriwether Randolph – the grandson of President Jefferson. $400 to $500.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Louisiana, as formerly claimed by France, now containing part of British America to the East in Spanish America to the West of Mississippi map, by Thomas Kitchin, 1765. $400 to $450.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Andrew Jackson manuscript document, unsigned, containing notes on several Tennessee legal cases, including one regarding a slave, circa 1790-96. $350 to $450.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Summer Sale<br>July 11 & 12, 2020</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> VA Civil War Photo, Alexander Gardner – Timothy O'Sullivan. $400 to $450.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Military Archive, WWI/WWII French Soldier Paul Didier. $400 to $450.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Early Virginia Map, B. Tanner, J. Reid, 1796. $300 to $400.