• <b><center>Hindman:<br>Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>November 9-10, 2021
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> HOOKE, Robert (1635-1702). <i>Micrographia: Or Some Psychological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses.</i> London: for James Allestry, 1667. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [THE FEDERALIST PAPERS]. -- [HAMILTON, Alexander, James MADISON and John JAY. <i>The Federalist: A Collection of Essays, Written in Favour of the New Constitution…</i> $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> FUCHS, Leonhart (1501-1566). <i>Histoire des Plantes de M. Leonhart Fuschsius, avec les noms Grecs, Latins & Fraçoys.</i> Paris: Arnold Byrkman, 1549. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Hindman:<br>Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>November 9-10, 2021
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> AUDEBERT, Jean Baptiste (1759-1800). <i>Histoire naturelle des singes et des makis.</i> Paris: Desray, An XIII [1799-1800]. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [UNITED STATES CONTINENTAL CONGRESS]. <i>Journals of the Congress...</i>Volume I (Sept. 5, 1774-Jan. 1, 1776) through Volume XIII (November 1787-November 1788). $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [UNITED STATES CONTINENTAL CONGRESS]. <i>The Journals of the Proceedings of Congress. Held at Philadelphia, from January to May, 1776.</i> $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b><center>Hindman:<br>Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>November 9-10, 2021
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [TEXAS]. <i>Map of Bexar County, Texas.</i> San Antonio and Austin: Samuel Maverick & John H. Traynham, 1889. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> GARDNER, Alexander (1821-1882). Imperial albumen Photograph. <i>Scenes in the Indian Country</i> [Fort Laramie]. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> WILLIAMS, H. Noel. <i>Madame Recamier and her Friends.</i> London and New York: Harper & Brothers, 1906. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b><center>Hindman:<br>Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>November 9-10, 2021
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [MOSER, Barry, illustrator]. <i>The Holy Bible. Containing All the Books of the Old and New Testaments.</i> North Hatfield, MA and New York City: Pennyroyal Caxton Press, 1999. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [PRINTS]. MOSER, Barry. Alice in Her Sister’s Reverie. [1982]. 433 x 552 mm. Signed and captioned by Moser in pencil, designated artist’s proof (“ap”). $1,000 to $1,500.
    16 <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [MOSER, Barry, illustrator]. A group of 4 wood-engraved plates for the Pennyroyal Press edition <i>The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.</i> [West Hatfield, MA: Pennyroyal Press, 1985]. $600 to $800.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Pancho Villa, passport for a news correspondent covering the Mexican revolution, signed, 1914. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Nirvana’s <i>Nevermind,</i> CD insert signed & inscribed days after release by Cobain, inscribed by Novoselic, 1991. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Robert Indiana, <i>The Book of Love,</i> complete portfolio, artist’s proof set, 1997. $100,000 to $125,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Marcel Vertés, Colette, <i>Chéri,</i> two volumes, deluxe edition, signed by the artist, Paris, 1929. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Virginia Woolf, <i>Orlando,</i> first trade edition, first impression, London, 1928. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Mark Twain, receipt for payment of the Mark Twain Public Library Tax, 1908. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Gustav Klimt, <i>Das Werk von Gustav Klimt,</i> portfolio, collotype plates, 1918. $15,000 to $20,000.
  • <center><b>The 19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop<br></b>Catalogue 190:<br>Magnificent Books & Photographs<br><b>Free on request</b>
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> William Shakespeare. <i>The Second Folio</i> (1632).
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> Abraham Lincoln. Autograph note on Black troops in the Union Army (1865).
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> Neil Armstrong. The largest known U.S. flag flown to the Moon on Apollo 11 (1969).
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> William Henry Fox Talbot. <i>The Pencil of Nature</i> (1844-1846) the first photo illustrated book.
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> Albert Einstein. Letter on relativity and the speed of light (1951).
  • <center><b>Gonnelli Auction House<br>Books and Graphics<br>26th-29th of October 2021</b>
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th- 29th:</b><br>Books from XV to XX Century
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Manuscripts and autographs
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Artist books
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Cars & more
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Magazines
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th- 29th:</b><br>Books from XV to XX Century

Auction Update Review

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

For the week ended Friday, 13 August 2021, 29 auctions were archived to Rare Book Hub’s Transactions+ Database, 1 denominated in Danish krone, 5 in euros, 2 in British pounds, and 20 In US dollars.

 

Turnover was $8,163,765 as 92% of all lots sold.  There were 9,923 offers posted and 9,098 changed hands.  The average lot sold for $897.

 

Interest in the rooms continues to be exceptional.

 

2 auctions saw total proceeds reach a million dollars:

Heritage AuctionsAnimation Art Signature Auction on August 8th: $4,547,071
RR AuctionFine Autographs and Artifacts - Featuring Sports bidstart 7/23 on August 11th: $1,016,103

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

Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 7/23 on August 4th: 333.59%
Garth's Auctioneers and AppraisersSingle Owner Americana - bidstart 7/29 on August 8th: 208.33%
William H. Bunch Auctions and AppraisalsEclectic Variety on August 10th: 164.85%
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPrinted Books, Maps, Documents, 20th Century Photography, Vinyl Records & CDs on August 11th: 163.86%
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 8/3 on August 10th: 134.94%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 7/23 on August 2nd: 110.69%
Lyon and TurnbullContemporary and Post-War Art | Prints and Multiples on August 11th: 104.00%
Bruun RasmussenPrints on August 10th: 101.54%


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

 


Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 8/3 on August 10th: 100.00%
Garth's Auctioneers and AppraisersSingle Owner Americana - bidstart 7/29 on August 8th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Video Games and Trading Card Games Auction - bidstart 8/3 on August 10th: 100.00%
Pot of Gold Estate Liquidations DBA AZFirearms.comMilitaria Books and Memorabilia on August 10th: 100.00%
William H. Bunch Auctions and AppraisalsEclectic Variety on August 10th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsSports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 7/25 on August 8th: 99.78%
Heritage AuctionsAnimation Art Signature Auction on August 8th: 99.77%
Heritage AuctionsComics, Animation and Art Weekly - Bidstart 8/1 on August 9th: 99.63%
Heritage AuctionsUS Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 8/3 on August 10th: 99.56%
Heritage AuctionsWednesday Comic Art & Animation Select Auction - bidstart 8/4 on August 11th: 99.03%
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 8/1 on August 8th: 98.58%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on August 7th: 95.50%
Holabird Kagin AmericanaSizzling Summer Western Americana Auction - Railrodaiana, Air, Auto, Philatelic on August 6th: 94.88%
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPrinted Books, Maps, Documents, 20th Century Photography, Vinyl Records & CDs on August 11th: 93.88%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 7/23 on August 4th: 92.21%
Ripley AuctionsAugust Sports and Entertainment Memorabilia Auction on August 7th: 89.12%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 7/23 on August 3rd: 88.89%
Bruun RasmussenPrints on August 10th: 88.14%
One Of A Kind CollectiblesAutographs and Books on August 12th: 85.92%
Holabird Kagin AmericanaSizzling Summer Western Americana Auction - Books, Bargains and Dealers on August 9th: 85.50%
Holabird Kagin AmericanaSizzling Summer Western Americana Auction - Cowboy, Art, Mining, Stocks, Numismatic on August 8th: 85.45%
Catawiki B. V./Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 7/30 on August 6th: 84.75%
Holabird Kagin AmericanaSizzling Summer Western Americana Auction - Native American, Military, Firearms on August 7th: 81.56%
Catawiki B. V.Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 7/23 on August 1st: 80.00%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 7/23 on August 2nd: 80.00%

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Heritage Auctions Mary Blair "It's a Small World" Castle Façade Concept Painting (Walt Disney, 1964/66). on August 8th Actual price: USD $72,000.
  2. Heritage Auctions Mary Blair Peter Pan Concept/Color Key Painting (Walt Disney, 1953). on August 8th Actual price: USD $72,000.
  3. Heritage Auctions Mary Blair "It's a Small World" Concept Painting (Walt Disney, 1964/66). on August 8th Actual price: USD $66,000.
  4. Heritage Auctions Hair-Raising Hare Bugs Bunny and Gossamer Production Cel (Warner Brothers, 1946). on August 8th Actual price: USD $52,800.
  5. Heritage Auctions Mary Blair Peter Pan Peter and Wendy with Pirate Ship Concept Painting Original Art (Walt Disney, 1953). on August 8th Actual price: USD $48,000.
  6. Heritage Auctions Hasty Hare Marvin the Martian Production Cel (Warner Brothers, 1952). on August 8th Actual price: USD $48,000.
  7. Heritage Auctions Mary Blair Peter Pan Mermaids and Jolly Roger Pirate Ship Concept Painting (Walt Disney, 1953). on August 8th Actual price: USD $45,600.
  8. Heritage Auctions Mary Blair Cinderella Castle Concept/Color Key Painting (Walt Disney, 1950). on August 8th Actual price: USD $43,200.
  9. Heritage Auctions Mary Blair Alice in Wonderland Alice and the White Rabbit Concept/Color Key Painting (Walt Disney, 1951). on August 8th Actual price: USD $40,800.
  10. Heritage Auctions Mary Blair Cinderella Concept/Color Key Painting (Walt Disney, 1950). on August 8th Actual price: USD $37,200.
  11. Heritage Auctions Journey Into Mystery #83 (Marvel, 1962) CGC FN+ 6.5 Off-white to white pages. on August 9th Actual price: USD $36,000.
  12. Heritage Auctions Eyvind Earle Sleeping Beauty Princess Aurora's Cradle with 3 Good Fairies Concept Painting Original Art (Walt Disney, 1959). on August 8th Actual price: USD $36,000.
  13. Heritage Auctions Mary Blair Alice in Wonderland Concept Painting (Walt Disney, 1951). on August 8th Actual price: USD $36,000.
  14. Heritage Auctions Mickey's Fire Brigade Mickey Mouse Production Cel (Walt Disney, 1935). on August 8th Actual price: USD $33,600.
  15. Heritage Auctions Pinocchio Concept Painting by Gustaf Tenggren (Walt Disney, 1940). on August 8th Actual price: USD $33,600.
  16. Heritage Auctions Mary Blair Alice in Wonderland Concept Painting (Walt Disney, 1951). on August 8th Actual price: USD $33,600.
  17. Heritage Auctions Eyvind Earle Sleeping Beauty "The Kiss" Concept/Color Key Painting Original Art (Walt Disney, 1959). on August 8th Actual price: USD $32,400.
  18. Heritage Auctions Amazing Fantasy #15 (Marvel, 1962) CGC GD/VG 3.0 Cream to off-white pages. on August 9th Actual price: USD $31,200.
  19. RR Auction Beatles Signed Program on August 11th Actual price: USD $30,250.
  20. Heritage Auctions 101 Dalmatians Pongo and Lucky Production Cel and Key Master Background (Walt Disney, 1961). on August 8th Actual price: USD $28,800.
  21. Heritage Auctions Mary Blair Alice in Wonderland Tulgey Wood Concept Painting (Walt Disney, 1951). on August 8th Actual price: USD $28,800.
  22. Heritage Auctions Eyvind Earle Sleeping Beauty Briar Rose Color Key/Concept Art (Walt Disney, 1959). on August 8th Actual price: USD $26,400.
  23. Heritage Auctions Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas Feast Production Cel Setup Signed by Chuck Jones (MGM, 1966). on August 8th Actual price: USD $26,400.
  24. RR Auction Babe Ruth Signed Oversized Photograph on August 11th Actual price: USD $25,826.
  25. Heritage Auctions Rabbit Hood Bugs Bunny Production Cel (Warner Brothers, 1949). on August 8th Actual price: USD $25,200.



29 total sales reported this week:

One Of A Kind Collectibles. Autographs and Books on August 12th: 85.92%
RR Auction. Fine Autographs and Artifacts - Featuring Sports bidstart 7/23 on August 11th: 77.37%
Lyon and Turnbull. Contemporary and Post-War Art | Prints and Multiples on August 11th: 78.91%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps, Documents, 20th Century Photography, Vinyl Records & CDs on August 11th: 93.88%
Heritage Auctions. Wednesday Comic Art & Animation Select Auction - bidstart 8/4 on August 11th: 99.03%
Heritage Auctions. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 8/3 on August 10th: 99.56%
Heritage Auctions. Depth of Field: Photographs on August 11th: 65.33%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Video Games and Trading Card Games Auction - bidstart 8/3 on August 10th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 8/3 on August 10th: 100.00%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on August 10th: 88.14%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Eclectic Variety on August 10th: 100.00%
Pot of Gold Estate Liquidations DBA AZFirearms.com. Militaria Books and Memorabilia on August 10th: 100.00%
Morton Subastas. Antique & Contemporary Books on August 10th: 19.50%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Sizzling Summer Western Americana Auction - Books, Bargains and Dealers on August 9th: 85.50%
Heritage Auctions. Animation Art Signature Auction on August 8th: 99.77%
Heritage Auctions. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 7/25 on August 8th: 99.78%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 8/1 on August 8th: 98.58%
Heritage Auctions. Comics, Animation and Art Weekly - Bidstart 8/1 on August 9th: 99.63%
Garth's Auctioneers and Appraisers. Single Owner Americana - bidstart 7/29 on August 8th: 100.00%
Ripley Auctions. August Sports and Entertainment Memorabilia Auction on August 7th: 89.12%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Sizzling Summer Western Americana Auction - Cowboy, Art, Mining, Stocks, Numismatic on August 8th: 85.45%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Sizzling Summer Western Americana Auction - Native American, Military, Firearms on August 7th: 81.56%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Sizzling Summer Western Americana Auction - Railrodaiana, Air, Auto, Philatelic on August 6th: 94.88%
Catawiki B. V.. /Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 7/30 on August 6th: 84.75%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 7/23 on August 4th: 92.21%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 7/23 on August 3rd: 88.89%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 7/23 on August 2nd: 80.00%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 7/23 on August 1st: 80.00%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on August 7th: 95.50%


For the week ahead 26 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Aug. 9th
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 59 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Sizzling Summer Western Americana Auction - Books, Bargains and Dealers. 462 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1700) - bidstart 7/30. 57 lots

Tue. Aug. 10th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 8/3. 679 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 8/3. 140 lots
Pot of Gold Estate Liquidations DBA AZFirearms.com. Avondale. Militaria Books and Memorabilia. 404 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Antique & Contemporary Books. 200 lots
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Chadds Ford, PA . Eclectic Variety. 73 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1600) - bidstart 7/30. 20 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Video Games and Trading Card Games Auction - bidstart 8/3. 43 lots

Wed. Aug. 11th
Lyon and Turnbull. Edinburgh. Contemporary and Post-War Art | Prints and Multiples. 147 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. Fine Autographs and Artifacts - Featuring Sports bidstart 7/23. 1025 lots
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Printed Books, Maps, Documents, 20th Century Photography, Vinyl Records & CDs. 327 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Depth of Field: Photographs. 199 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 7/30. 114 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Wednesday Comic Art & Animation Select Auction - bidstart 8/4. 309 lots

Thu. Aug. 12th
One Of A Kind Collectibles. Coral Gables. Autographs and Books. 206 lots

Fri. Aug. 13th
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 8/6. 64 lots

Sat. Aug. 14th
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 200 lots
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Online Only Auction. 159 lots
Michaans Auctions. Alameda, CA . Gallery Auction. 26 lots

Sun. Aug. 15th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 8/1. 460 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 8/8. 544 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics, Animation and Art Weekly - Bidstart 8/8. 1028 lots
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Online Only Auction. 53 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts -- bidstart 8/6. 35 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> STEVE JOBS REVEALS HIS SPIRITUAL SIDE. Autograph Letter to Tim Brown, 1974. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> DIDEROT, DENIS. 1713-1784; & JEAN LE ROND D'ALEMBERT. 1717-1783, EDITORS. <i>Encyclopedie, ou dictionnaire raisonne des sciences, des arts et des metiers.</i> $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> Albert Einstein: Philosopher-Scientist. Evanston, Illinois: Library of Living Philosophers, 1949. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> APPLE MACINTOSH PROTOTYPE, 1982. Earliest known to appear at auction. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> TRINITY PROJECT: STAFFORD L. WARREN. $50,000 to $70,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> JIMMY HARE PHOTOGRAPH OF WRIGHT FLYER SIGNED BY BOTH WRIGHT BROTHERS, 1908. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> HAGELIN CX-52 CIPHER MACHINE, Type D, Switzerland, Crypto AG, 1950s, no 33454. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> FEYNMAN WORKING ON QUARK THEORY. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> STEVE JOBS SETS THE STAGE FOR DESKTOP PUBLISHING. Signed document, 1982. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> MEMORYMOOG PLUS, THE CLASSIC ANALOG POLYSYNTH OF THE 1980S. $7,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> WRIGHT BROTHERS: DAYTON 1909, <i>The Nation State and City Welcome the World's Greatest Aviators.</i> $12,000 to $18,000.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>The Ricky Jay Collection<br>October 27 & 28, 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> "Remarkable Persons". A remarkable collection of remarkable characters. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> Scot, Reginald. A serious debunking witchcraft and demonology. $50,000 to $70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> (Buchinger, Matthias). Buchinger's own family tree. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> Bibrowski, Stephan. Most likely reading A Midsummer Night's Dream. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> Kellar, Harry (Heinrich Keller). Kellar loses his head. $4,000 to $6,000.