• <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
  • <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.
  • <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.

Auction Update Review

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

 For the week ended Friday 20 August 2021, 36 auctions were archived to Rare Book Hub’s Transactions+ Database, 1 in Danish krone, 8 in euros, 3 in British pounds, 1 in Norwegian krone, and 23 in US dollars.

 

Turnover was $6,718,429 as 81% of all lots sold.  There were 8,670 offers posted and 6,996 changed hands.  The average lot sold for $960.

 

The fall season kicks off early with Bonhams’ sale of The Early West on 29 August.

 

2 auctions saw total proceeds reach a million dollars:

RR AuctionApple and Steve Jobs - bidstart 8/12 on August 19th: $2,093,791
Swann GalleriesLGBTQ+ Art, Material Culture History on August 19th: $1,378,810

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

RR AuctionApple and Steve Jobs - bidstart 8/12 on August 19th: 216.55%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 8/6 on August 13th: 214.84%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1700) - bidstart 7/30 on August 9th: 199.78%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 7/30 on August 11th: 173.90%
Thomson Roddick Auctioneers & ValuersAntiquarian and Collectible Books on August 18th: 167.53%
TooveysPostcards, Cigarette and Trade Cards, Photos, Autographs, and Ephemera on August 17th: 166.36%
Swann GalleriesLGBTQ+ Art, Material Culture History on August 19th: 157.99%
SkinnerAmericana - bidstart 8/9 on August 18th: 134.15%
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 8/10 on August 17th: 126.15%
EldredsThe Marine Sale on August 20th: 119.01%
Bruun RasmussenPrints on August 17th: 114.40%


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

Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 8/10 on August 17th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsUS Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 8/10 on August 17th: 99.39%
Heritage AuctionsComics, Animation and Art Weekly - Bidstart 8/8 on August 16th: 99.12%
Heritage AuctionsWednesday Comic Art & Animation Select Auction - bidstart 8/11 on August 18th: 99.02%
Waverly AuctionsQuinn - Book Department Discovery Auction on August 19th: 98.73%
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 8/8 on August 15th: 97.06%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 8/6 on August 13th: 96.88%
Heritage AuctionsSports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 8/1 on August 15th: 95.22%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 7/30 on August 11th: 94.74%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1700) - bidstart 7/30 on August 9th: 94.74%
Thomson Roddick Auctioneers & ValuersAntiquarian and Collectible Books on August 18th: 92.92%
Swann GalleriesLGBTQ+ Art, Material Culture History on August 19th: 91.97%
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Video Games and Playing Cards - bidstart 8/10 on August 17th: 91.49%
RR AuctionApple and Steve Jobs - bidstart 8/12 on August 19th: 91.43%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on August 14th: 91.00%
Potter and Potter AuctionsFine Books and Manuscripts on July 30th: 90.76%
TooveysPostcards, Cigarette and Trade Cards, Photos, Autographs, and Ephemera on August 17th: 90.26%
Bruun RasmussenPrints on August 17th: 90.22%
EldredsThe Marine Sale on August 20th: 90.00%
Leslie Hindman AuctioneersAmerican Historical Ephemera and Photography on August 20th: 86.91%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1600) - bidstart 7/30 on August 10th: 85.00%
EldredsThe Marine Sale on August 19th: 84.62%
Catawiki B. V.Autographs and Manuscripts -- bidstart 8/30 on August 8th: 83.87%
TooveysPrints, Maps and Posters. Decorative Pictures. on August 18th: 82.01%
SkinnerAmericana - bidstart 8/9 on August 18th: 81.97%
Purcell AuctioneersSingle Owner Library Sale of Irish & World Interest Books, Posters, Postcards and Ephemera on August 18th: 80.69%
 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. RR Auction Steve Jobs Signed Apple II Manual on August 19th Actual price: USD $787,484.
  2. RR Auction Steve Jobs Typed Letter Signed on August 19th Actual price: USD $479,939.
  3. RR Auction Steve Jobs Signed NeXTSTEP Software on August 19th Actual price: USD $210,235.
  4. RR Auction Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak Signed Issue of Macworld #1 on August 19th Actual price: USD $201,021.
  5. Swann Galleries TOM OF FINLAND (1920-1991) "Home - Secured." on August 19th Actual price: USD $87,500.
  6. Bonhams Pool made with Paper and Blue Ink for Book on August 17th Actual price: USD $62,812.
  7. Swann Galleries HUGH STEERS (1962-1995) Gold Fringe. on August 19th Actual price: USD $62,500.
  8. Swann Galleries DIANE ARBUS (1923-1971)/NEIL SELKIRK (1947 - ) Two men dancing at a drag ball, NYC. on August 19th Actual price: USD $50,000.
  9. Swann Galleries HUGH STEERS (1962-1995) Prescription. on August 19th Actual price: USD $47,500.
  10. Swann Galleries PATRICK ANGUS (1953-1992) Seated Model. on August 19th Actual price: USD $37,500.
  11. Swann Galleries TOM OF FINLAND (1920-1991) Untitled. on August 19th Actual price: USD $35,000.
  12. Swann Galleries PAUL CADMUS (1904-1999) Male Nude (NM 155). on August 19th Actual price: USD $35,000.
  13. Potter and Potter Auctions Haunted Mansion Woman with Rose Stretching Portrait. on July 30th Actual price: USD $33,750.
  14. Tooveys Monkey Queen on August 18th Actual price: USD $32,566.
  15. Swann Galleries HUGH STEERS (1962-1995) Haircut. on August 19th Actual price: USD $32,500.
  16. Swann Galleries SILENCE=DEATH COLLECTIVE Silence=Death on August 19th Actual price: USD $32,500.
  17. Swann Galleries HARMONY HAMMOND (1944 - ) Empress. on August 19th Actual price: USD $30,000.
  18. Swann Galleries DAVID LIGARE (1945 - ) Landscape with Eros and Endymion. on August 19th Actual price: USD $25,000.
  19. Swann Galleries PETER HUJAR (1934-1987) Man on chair (Richard Weinroth). on August 19th Actual price: USD $23,750.
  20. RR Auction Steve Jobs Signed Program on August 19th Actual price: USD $22,878.
  21. Swann Galleries DAVID WOJNAROWICZ (1954-1992) Untitled for ACT UP. on August 19th Actual price: USD $22,500.
  22. Swann Galleries WES HEMPEL (b. 1953) American Rudder. on August 19th Actual price: USD $20,000.
  23. Swann Galleries TOM OF FINLAND (1920-1991) Untitled (preparatory sketch of two men, one seated). on August 19th Actual price: USD $18,750.
  24. Heritage Auctions The Amazing Spider-Man #1 (Marvel, 1963) CGC VG- 3.5 Off-white pages. on August 16th Actual price: USD $16,800.
  25. Bonhams Flowers (Hand-Colored) on August 17th Actual price: USD $16,562.



36 total sales reported this week:

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. American Historical Ephemera and Photography on August 20th: 86.91%
Waverly Auctions. Quinn - Book Department Discovery Auction on August 19th: 98.73%
Swann Galleries. LGBTQ+ Art, Material Culture History on August 19th: 91.97%
RR Auction. Apple and Steve Jobs - bidstart 8/12 on August 19th: 91.43%
PBA Galleries. Americana - Travel & Exploration - World History - Cartography on August 19th: 69.05%
Nye & Company Auctioneers. Discovery in the Backyard - Online Only on August 19th: 68.25%
Eldreds. The Marine Sale on August 20th: 90.00%
Eldreds. The Marine Sale on August 19th: 84.62%
Tooveys. Prints, Maps and Posters. Decorative Pictures. on August 18th: 82.01%
Thomson Roddick Auctioneers & Valuers. Antiquarian and Collectible Books on August 18th: 92.92%
Skinner. Americana - bidstart 8/9 on August 18th: 81.97%
Purcell Auctioneers. Single Owner Library Sale of Irish & World Interest Books, Posters, Postcards and Ephemera on August 18th: 80.69%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Video Games and Playing Cards - bidstart 8/10 on August 17th: 91.49%
Heritage Auctions. Wednesday Comic Art & Animation Select Auction - bidstart 8/11 on August 18th: 99.02%
Tooveys. Postcards, Cigarette and Trade Cards, Photos, Autographs, and Ephemera on August 17th: 90.26%
Bonhams. Prints and Multiples on August 17th: 68.72%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on August 17th: 90.22%
Antikvariat Bryggen AS. Norwegian Fiction Debut Books on August 16th: 77.67%
Heritage Auctions. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 8/10 on August 17th: 99.39%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 8/10 on August 17th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 8/8 on August 15th: 97.06%
Heritage Auctions. Comics, Animation and Art Weekly - Bidstart 8/8 on August 16th: 99.12%
Potter and Potter Auctions. Fine Books and Manuscripts on July 30th: 90.76%
Vermot de Pas. PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY OF THE SPACE CONQUEST OF THE 20TH CENTURY on July 20th: 8.63%
Vermot de Pas. American Space Shuttle on July 21st: 1.86%
Skinner. European Decor and Design on July 20th: 77.78%
Michaans Auctions. Gallery Auction on August 14th: 69.23%
Clars Auction Gallery. Online Only Auction on August 15th: 62.26%
Clars Auction Gallery. Online Only Auction on August 14th: 61.01%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 8/6 on August 13th: 96.88%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 7/30 on August 11th: 94.74%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (pre-1600) - bidstart 7/30 on August 10th: 85.00%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (pre-1700) - bidstart 7/30 on August 9th: 94.74%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts -- bidstart 8/30 on August 8th: 83.87%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on August 14th: 91.00%
Heritage Auctions. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 8/1 on August 15th: 95.22%


For the week ahead 36 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Aug. 23rd
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 81 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1700) - bidstart 8/13. 48 lots

Tue. Aug. 24th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 8/17. 619 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 3/28/17. 163 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1600) - bidstart 8/13. 12 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Video Games and Playing Cards - bidstart 8/17. 41 lots
Alexander Historical Auctions. Chesapeake City. Summer Historical Auction 2021 - Day 1. 648 lots
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Chadds Ford, PA . Online Only Variety Auction. 62 lots

Wed. Aug. 25th
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Norwich. Timed Auction of Boxed Books - bidstart 8/2. 155 lots
International Autograph Auctions Europe SL. Malaga. Autographs, Letters and Manuscripts - Timed Auction. 259 lots
University Archives. Wilton. Rare Autographs, Manuscripts and Books. 362 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 8/13. 125 lots
Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates. Harrisonburg. Summer Americana Auction. 561 lots
Winner's Auctions Ltd. Jerusalem. Special Sale for Yamim Noraim. 151 lots
Alexander Historical Auctions. Chesapeake City. Summer Historical Auction 2021 - Day 2. 468 lots

Thu. Aug. 26th
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper. 249 lots
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Constantia. Rare Books - Online bidstart 8/19. 462 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Books in All Fields, with Americana and Maps - bidstart 8/16. 419 lots
Skinner. Marlborough. Discovery - Interiors - Online bidstart 8/17. 21 lots
Bogota Auction. Bogota. Antiquarian Books, Documents and Prints. 321 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Certified Modern Age Comics Showcase Auction. 567 lots
University Archives. Wilton. Judaica. 100 lots
Nate D. Sanders Auctions. Los Angeles. August 2021 Auction. 167 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Cartography - bidstart 8/20. 28 lots

Fri. Aug. 27th
Thomaston Place Auction Galleries. Thomaston. Summer Auction 2. 29 lots
Bonhams. Los Angeles. The Early West. The Collection of Jim and Theresa Earle. 266 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 8/20. 53 lots

Sat. Aug. 28th
Potter and Potter Auctions. Chicago. Fine Books and Manuscripts. 599 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 200 lots
Thomaston Place Auction Galleries. Thomaston. Summer Auction Part 2, Day 2. 14 lots

Sun. Aug. 29th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 8/15. 452 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 8/22.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics, Animation and Art Weekly - Bidstart 8/22.
Thomaston Place Auction Galleries. Thomaston. Summer Auction Part 2, Day 3. 47 lots
Schilb Antiquarian. Columbia. RARE BOOKS With NO RESERVE NO BUYERS PREMIUM!. 103 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 8/20. 43 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <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).