Auction Update Review

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Rare Book Hub: 74 Auctions Archived, another 30 Upcoming this Week

 For the week ended Friday, 17 December 2021, 74 auctions were archived to Rare Book Hub’s Transactions+, 1 denominated in Danish krone, 27 in euros, 11 in British pounds, 1 in Mexican pesos, and 34 in US dollars.

 

Turnover was $39,687,555 as 80% of all lots sold.  There were 19,977 lots posted and 15,937 changed hands.  The average lot sold for $2,490.

 

Best wishes and good health for the holidays and every day in 2022.

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Christies A lacquered brass microscope CARY, CIRCA 1826-1830 on December 15th Actual price: USD $794,090.
  2. Sothebys Under the Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa-oki nami-ura), also known as The Great Wave | Edo period, 19th century on December 14th Actual price: USD $532,366.
  3. Christies [FIRST VOYAGE.] John HAWKESWORTH (1715-1773). An Account of the Voyages undertaken by the order of His Present Majesty for making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere, and successively performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Wallis, Captain Carteret and C on December 15th Actual price: USD $530,720.
  4. Christies Encyclopaedia Britannica; or, a dictionary of arts, sciences, and miscellaneous literature; ... The third edition. Edinburgh: printed for A. Bell and C. Macfarquhar, 1797 [vols. I-XVIII] and for Thomson Bonar, 1803 [supplement vols. I and II]. on December 15th Actual price: USD $456,088.
  5. Sothebys St Jerome in His Study (B. 60; M., Holl. 59) on December 10th Actual price: USD $432,920.
  6. Skinner 2000 Playoff Contenders Tom Brady Championship Autograph Rookie Ticket Card #144, #39 of 100 on December 15th Actual price: USD $372,500.
  7. Arader Galleries Waugh Oil Painting, 70 Degrees North; The Polar Bear on December 11th Actual price: USD $360,000.
  8. Sothebys Adam and Eve (B., M., Holl. 1) on December 10th Actual price: USD $299,714.
  9. Christies Harmonia Macrocosmica seu atlas universalis et novus. Amsterdam: J. Jansson, 1661. on December 15th Actual price: USD $281,945.
  10. Christies 'On Computable Numbers, with an Application to the Entscheidungsproblem', in: Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society, series 2, vol. 42, pt. 3, pp. 230-40 and pt. 4, pp. 241-65. London: C.F. Hodgson & Son, Ltd. for The London Mathematical Society, on December 15th Actual price: USD $265,360.
  11. Sothebys The Omval (B., Holl. 209; New Holl. 221; H. 210) on December 10th Actual price: USD $249,762.
  12. Sothebys Coat of Arms with a Skull (Bartsch 101; Meder, Hollstein 98) on December 10th Actual price: USD $249,762.
  13. Christies On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection. London: John Murray, 1859. on December 15th Actual price: USD $248,775.
  14. Pierre Berge and Associes Brote [Épidémie]. on December 10th Actual price: USD $248,366.
  15. Forum Auctions Choose your weapon (Magenta) (Signed AP) on December 14th Actual price: USD $225,256.
  16. Christies Letter signed (‘Ch. Darwin’) to [Alfred Russel] Wallace, Down House, 3 August [1872]. on December 15th Actual price: USD $215,605.
  17. Christies Autograph letter signed ('A. Einstein') to [Wander and Geertruida] de Haas ('Meine lieben De-Haasen!'), n.p. [Berlin], n.d. [before 15 November 1915]. on December 15th Actual price: USD $199,020.
  18. Bonhams Autograph Letter Signed ("B. Franklin"), to Benjamin Vaughan regarding the terms of the peace agreement between the US and Great Britain, on December 15th Actual price: USD $187,812.
  19. Arader Galleries Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. on December 11th Actual price: USD $180,000.
  20. Robert Siegel Galleries 30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121) on December 16th Actual price: USD $165,200.
  21. Pierre Berge and Associes Sans titre. on December 10th Actual price: USD $159,674.
  22. Forum Auctions Choose your weapon (Cool Grey) (Signed) on December 14th Actual price: USD $159,630.
  23. Pierre Berge and Associes Sans titre. on December 10th Actual price: USD $156,823.
  24. Christies Book of Hours, use of Tours, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum [Tours or Paris?, c.1480s] on December 15th Actual price: USD $149,265.
  25. Forum Auctions Donuts (Special Edition - Chocolate) (Hand-coloured and Signed) on December 14th Actual price: USD $147,215.


11 auctions saw proceeds reach a million dollars:

Christies. Valuable Books and Manuscripts on December 15th: $5,247,660
Pierre Berge and Associes. A Thousand Dreamy Nights - Collection Geneviève & Jean -Paul Kahn IV on December 10th: $3,236,411
Heritage Auctions. The Art of Anime and Everything Cool II Animation Art on December 13th: $2,635,985
Heritage Auctions. HKING World Paper Money on December 11th: $2,581,439
Bonhams. Prints and Multiples on December 16th: $2,057,043
Sothebys. Fine Japanese Prints - bidstart 12/6 on December 14th: $2,035,870
Sothebys. Old Master Prints - bidstart 12/3 on December 10th: $1,880,705
Arader Galleries. December Auction on December 11th: $1,871,820
Robert Siegel Galleries. The Magnolia Collection of U.S. Mail in China and Japan: Part 1 on December 16th: $1,639,964
Sothebys. Books and Manuscripts: 19th and 20th Century - bidstart 12/3 on December 14th: $1,400,018
Bonhams. Fine Books and Manuscripts on December 15th: $1,040,184

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

John McInnis Auctioneers. Important December Americana Auction - Day 2 on December 11th: 340.48%
Pierre Berge and Associes. A Thousand Dreamy Nights - Collection Geneviève & Jean -Paul Kahn IV on December 10th: 254.93%
Jacksons Auction. Winter World Treasures on December 15th: 209.73%
Bruneau & Co. . Comics, TCG, Toy and Sports Memorabilia on December 11th: 164.72%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Modern First Editions, Children's & Illustrated Books on December 16th: 148.38%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps and Documents on December 15th: 146.42%
Potter and Potter Auctions. December Magic Auction on December 11th: 145.69%
ALDE. Letters, Books, and Manuscripts on December 15th: 144.59%
Heritage Auctions. HKING World Paper Money on December 11th: 134.47%
Adams Amsterdam Auctions. NRC16 - Old Masters - Modern Art on December 13th: 128.95%
Sothebys. Fine Japanese Prints - bidstart 12/6 on December 14th: 125.55%
Sothebys. Books and Manuscripts: 19th and 20th Century - bidstart 12/3 on December 14th: 123.54%
Bonhams. Prints and Multiples on December 16th: 120.50%
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Prints and Multiples on December 15th: 120.36%
Santa Fe Art Auction. The Gustave Baumann Sale on December 11th: 117.13%
Swann Galleries. Illustration Art on December 16th: 112.97%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - bidstart 12/7 on December 14th: 112.17%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper on December 16th: 108.58%
Bruun Rasmussen. Flemming Pedersen's autographs; Jan Mogensen's illustrations; Modern art books; Books and manuscript on December 14th: 108.04%
De Baecque and Associes. MOUNTAIN # 8: SAVOYARD LIBRARY OF MONSIEUR X. on December 16th: 106.94%
Finarte. Prints and Multiples on December 14th: 104.54%
Robert Siegel Galleries. The Magnolia Collection of U.S. Mail in China and Japan: Part 1 on December 16th: 103.60%
Pandolfini. Books, Manuscripts and Autographs on December 15th: 103.60%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (pre-1600) - bidstart 11/26 on December 7th: 102.79%
Sothebys. Contemporary Art | Milan on December 15th: 100.31%
Christies. Valuable Books and Manuscripts on December 15th: 100.21%


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

Heritage Auctions. Wednesday Comic Art & Animation Select Auction - bidstart 12/8 on December 15th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - bidstart 12/7 on December 14th: 100.00%
John McInnis Auctioneers. Important December Americana Auction - Day 2 on December 11th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. The Art of Anime and Everything Cool II Animation Art on December 13th: 100.00%
Robert Siegel Galleries. The Magnolia Collection of U.S. Mail in China and Japan: Part 1 on December 16th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Comics, Animation and Art Weekly - bidstart 12/5 on December 13th: 100.00%
Leland Little Auctions. December Estate Auction on December 16th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Alternative Movie Posters Showcase Auction on December 15th: 99.73%
Heritage Auctions. HKING World Paper Money on December 11th: 99.63%
Heritage Auctions. US Currency Weekly - bidstart 12/7 on December 14th: 99.04%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Video Games and Playing Cards - bidstart 12/7 on December 14th: 98.77%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters Weekly - bidstart 12/5 on December 12th: 98.04%
Heritage Auctions. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 1128 on December 12th: 98.03%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on December 11th: 97.50%
Potter and Potter Auctions. December Magic Auction on December 11th: 97.31%
Santa Fe Art Auction. The Gustave Baumann Sale on December 11th: 96.72%
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Prints and Multiples on December 15th: 96.12%
Jacksons Auction. Winter World Treasures on December 15th: 95.83%
Aspire Auctions. Fine Art - Prints - bidstart 12/3 on December 11th: 95.24%
Pierre Berge and Associes. A Thousand Dreamy Nights - Collection Geneviève & Jean -Paul Kahn IV on December 10th: 94.31%
New England Auctions. Early Printing Americana and Rare Books on December 14th: 93.50%
Bruneau & Co. . Comics, TCG, Toy and Sports Memorabilia on December 11th: 92.74%
Bonhams. Prints and Multiples on December 16th: 92.17%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps and Documents on December 15th: 91.25%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper on December 16th: 89.61%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 11/26 on December 5th: 89.19%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Modern First Editions, Children's & Illustrated Books on December 16th: 89.01%
Bruun Rasmussen. Flemming Pedersen's autographs; Jan Mogensen's illustrations; Modern art books; Books and manuscript on December 14th: 88.98%
Dorotheum . Books and Decorative Prints on December 17th: 88.05%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (pre-1600) - bidstart 11/26 on December 7th: 87.76%
Bellmans Auctioneers and Valuers. Expanding Horizons | A Collection of Contemporary Art on December 16th: 87.72%
Holabird Kagin Americana. December Dreams Premier Auction: Western Americana, Mining, & Numismatics on December 17th: 86.56%
Purcell Auctioneers. Auction of a Collection of Irish Historical Interest Books - Including Maps, Journals, Periodicals, on December 15th: 86.45%
Forum Auctions. Only Banksy on December 14th: 84.62%
Adams Amsterdam Auctions. NRC16 - Old Masters - Modern Art on December 13th: 84.62%
Winter Associates. PAINTINGS; PRINTS; ANTIQUITIES, INUIT & PRE-COLUMBIAN; FINE SILVER; PORCELAIN & GLASS; DESIGNER FURN on December 13th: 84.21%
Swann Galleries. Illustration Art on December 16th: 83.40%
ALDE. Letters, Books, and Manuscripts on December 15th: 83.13%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (pre-1700) - bidstart 11/26 on December 6th: 80.90%
Sothebys. Old Master Prints - bidstart 12/3 on December 10th: 80.65%
Sothebys. Contemporary Art | Milan on December 15th: 80.00%


74 total sales reported this week:

Heritage Auctions. Alternative Movie Posters Showcase Auction on December 15th: 99.73%
Christies. Valuable Books and Manuscripts on December 15th: 68.60%
Nye & Company Auctioneers. Estate Treasures Auction on December 17th: 79.76%
Holabird Kagin Americana. December Dreams Premier Auction: Western Americana, Mining, & Numismatics on December 17th: 86.56%
Dorotheum . Books and Decorative Prints on December 17th: 88.05%
Ader. Amateur's Library - Part 2 - Online - bidstart 12/10 on December 17th: 49.00%
Swann Galleries. Illustration Art on December 16th: 83.40%
Sothebys. The World of Henri Cartier-Bresson: Photographs from the Personal Collection of Peter Fetterman - bi on December 16th: 66.32%
RR Auction. Hollywood on December 16th: 79.57%
Robert Siegel Galleries. The Magnolia Collection of U.S. Mail in China and Japan: Part 1 on December 16th: 100.00%
Potomack Company. Cornucopia: December Paintings, Drawings and Prints on December 16th: 57.14%
PBA Galleries. Americana - Travel & Exploration - World History - Maps and Views on December 16th: 66.75%
Leland Little Auctions. December Estate Auction on December 16th: 100.00%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper on December 16th: 89.61%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Modern First Editions, Children's & Illustrated Books on December 16th: 89.01%
De Baecque and Associes. MOUNTAIN # 8: SAVOYARD LIBRARY OF MONSIEUR X. on December 16th: 62.64%
Bonhams. Prints and Multiples on December 16th: 92.17%
Bonhams. Books and Manuscripts Online - bidstart 12/7 on December 16th: 61.96%
Bellmans Auctioneers and Valuers. Expanding Horizons | A Collection of Contemporary Art on December 16th: 87.72%
Aste Bolaffi. Rare Books and Autographs on December 16th: 79.30%
Nye & Company Auctioneers. Estate Treasures Auction on December 16th: 55.77%
Jacksons Auction. Winter World Treasures on December 15th: 95.83%
Vermot de Pas. COMICS - ORIGINAL ARTWORKS - ANIMATION - POKEMON CARDS - STAR WARS on December 15th: 58.48%
Sothebys. Contemporary Art | Milan on December 15th: 80.00%
Skinner. Sports Legends - bidstart 12/7 on December 15th: 67.92%
Purcell Auctioneers. Auction of a Collection of Irish Historical Interest Books - Including Maps, Journals, Periodicals, on December 15th: 86.45%
Pandolfini. Books, Manuscripts and Autographs on December 15th: 78.26%
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Prints and Multiples on December 15th: 96.12%
Finarte. Photographs: Under 1K on December 15th: 50.78%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps and Documents on December 15th: 91.25%
Bonhams. Fine Books and Manuscripts on December 15th: 74.44%
Artcurial. Willy Ronis: Unmissable and Unreleased on December 15th: 68.21%
ALDE. Letters, Books, and Manuscripts on December 15th: 83.13%
Arader Galleries. December Auction on December 11th: 52.17%
Heritage Auctions. US Currency Weekly - bidstart 12/7 on December 14th: 99.04%
Heritage Auctions. Wednesday Comic Art & Animation Select Auction - bidstart 12/8 on December 15th: 100.00%
Bruun Rasmussen. Flemming Pedersen's autographs; Jan Mogensen's illustrations; Modern art books; Books and manuscript on December 14th: 88.98%
Sothebys. Books and Manuscripts: 19th and 20th Century - bidstart 12/3 on December 14th: 60.47%
Sothebys. Fine Japanese Prints - bidstart 12/6 on December 14th: 79.03%
New England Auctions. Early Printing Americana and Rare Books on December 14th: 93.50%
Jeschke van Vliet Auctions Berlin GmbH. Rare Books, Prints, Historical Photography on December 14th: 45.82%
Forum Auctions. Only Banksy on December 14th: 84.62%
Forum Auctions. Best of British (Prints and Multiples) on December 14th: 66.14%
Finarte. Books, Autographs and Prints on November 25th: 51.42%
Finarte. Prints and Multiples on December 14th: 74.12%
ALDE. Original Editions - part 1 on December 8th: 54.20%
ALDE. Verne Hunting Library - Part 4 on December 14th: 65.60%
Adams Amsterdam Auctions. NRC1`6 - Postwar and Contemporary Art on December 14th: 76.27%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Video Games and Playing Cards - bidstart 12/7 on December 14th: 98.77%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - bidstart 12/7 on December 14th: 100.00%
Winter Associates. PAINTINGS; PRINTS; ANTIQUITIES, INUIT & PRE-COLUMBIAN; FINE SILVER; PORCELAIN & GLASS; DESIGNER FURN on December 13th: 84.21%
Vermot de Pas. NASA Photographs: The History of the Space Conquest on December 13th: 8.51%
Vermot de Pas. AUTOGRAPHS, PHOTOGRAPHY: HISTORY, SHOW, POLITICS, FINE ARTS, CINEMA, LITERATURE ETC ..... on December 13th: 39.19%
De Baecque and Associes. Engravings and Drawings - Online Sale on December 13th: 61.54%
Adams Amsterdam Auctions. NRC16 - Old Masters - Modern Art on December 13th: 84.62%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters Weekly - bidstart 12/5 on December 12th: 98.04%
Heritage Auctions. Comics, Animation and Art Weekly - bidstart 12/5 on December 13th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. The Art of Anime and Everything Cool II Animation Art on December 13th: 100.00%
Catawiki B. V.. Antiquarian Books - bidstart 11/26 on December 9th: 55.26%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (pre-1600) - bidstart 11/26 on December 7th: 87.76%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (pre-1700) - bidstart 11/26 on December 6th: 80.90%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 11/26 on December 5th: 89.19%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 12/3 on December 10th: 77.05%
Santa Fe Art Auction. The Gustave Baumann Sale on December 11th: 96.72%
Potter and Potter Auctions. December Magic Auction on December 11th: 97.31%
Morton Subastas. Opportunites - Live on December 11th: 48.84%
John McInnis Auctioneers. Important December Americana Auction - Day 2 on December 11th: 100.00%
Bruneau & Co. . Comics, TCG, Toy and Sports Memorabilia on December 11th: 92.74%
Aspire Auctions. Fine Art - Prints - bidstart 12/3 on December 11th: 95.24%
Sothebys. Old Master Prints - bidstart 12/3 on December 10th: 80.65%
Pierre Berge and Associes. A Thousand Dreamy Nights - Collection Geneviève & Jean -Paul Kahn IV on December 10th: 94.31%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on December 11th: 97.50%
Heritage Auctions. HKING World Paper Money on December 11th: 99.63%
Heritage Auctions. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 1128 on December 12th: 98.03%

 


For the week ahead 30 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Dec. 20th
Garth's Auctioneers and Appraisers. Columbus. Eclectic, Online - bidstart 12/10. 83 lots
Aguttes. Neuilly-sur-Seine . 45 • LES COLLECTIONS ARISTOPHIL • FROM CHATEAUBRIAND TO CIORAN, RAYMOND QUENEAU - bidstart 12/7. 215 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1700) - bidstart 12/10. 79 lots
Moreshet Auctions. Jerusalem. The “Sale of the Century” from Moreshet: The collective dream of collectors, archivists, and documen. 150 lots

Tue. Dec. 21st
PIASA. Paris. Prints, multiples and illustrated books. 241 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. US Currency Weekly - bidstart 12/14. 669 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. World Currency Weekly - bidstart 12/14. 173 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Video Games and Playing Cards - bidstart 12/14. 90 lots
Pierre Berge and Associes. Paris. Photographs. 112 lots
Soler Y Llach. Barcelona. Stamps and Covers of the World. 573 lots
Kedem Auctions Ltd.. Jerusalem . Jewish and Iraeli History, Culture and Art. 152 lots
Eaton Hudson. Boston. Closed College Rare Book Collection (Part 1). 302 lots
New England Auctions. South Deerfield. Fine Books and Ephemera. 193 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1600) - bidstart 12/10. 33 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Modern Art and Design - Prints. 113 lots
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Norwich. Collection of modern Art Prints by "Endless". 17 lots
Sothebys. Hong Kong. Contemporary Showcase: Anime Go - bidstart 12/14. 137 lots
Tessier & Sarrou and Associates. Paris. Marine - Voyage. 27 lots
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Chadds Ford, PA . Online Only: Timed Eclectic Variety. 32 lots

Wed. Dec. 22nd
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Wednesday Comic Art & Animation Select Auction - bidstart 12/15. 327 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 12/10. 140 lots

Thu. Dec. 23rd
Skinner. Marlborough. Country Americana online - bidstart 12/14. 33 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books - bidstart 12/17. 26 lots

Fri. Dec. 24th
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 10/1. 92 lots

Sat. Dec. 25th
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Art and Photography - bidstart 12/17. 25 lots

Sun. Dec. 26th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics, Animation and Art Weekly - bidstart 12/19.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters Weekly - bidstart 12/19.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 12/12. 429 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 200 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 12/17. 43 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>A Record Breaking Season</b>
    <b>Swann:</b> <i>The Book of Mormon,</b> first edition, Palmyra, NY, 1830. Sold Sept. 30 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> Vincent Van Gogh, <i>Homme à la Pipe: Portrait du Docteur Gachet, Evening,</i> etching, 1890. Sold Nov. 2 — $161,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edward Ruscha, <i>Stains,</i> title page, one of 70, signed, 1969. Sold Nov. 9 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> John James Audubon, <i>Carolina Parrot, Plate 26,</i> hand colored aquatint, 1828. Sold Dec.9 — $137,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edmund Dulac, <i>The Snow Queen,</i> watercolor, gouache, pen & ink, 1910. Sold Dec. 16 — $125,000.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br> Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including Americana<br>Online<br>Now through January 25, 2022</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Audubon, John James. The "Wild Turkey" manuscript — capturing one of the nation's most iconic symbols of unity. $250,000 to $350,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> (Flag) — Commemorative Thirteen-Star Flag. Pre-Civil War, Thirteen-Star Flag of the United States, from the collection of Charles Kuralt. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Fitzgerald, F. Scott. <i>Tender is the Night</i>. First edition, presentation copy, and a former mystery. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Audubon, John James. The "Wild Turkey" manuscript — capturing one of the nation's most iconic symbols of unity. $250,000 to $350,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Salinger, J.D. <i>The Catcher in the Rye.</i> A strikingly fresh first edition of Salinger's essential novel. $20,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Whitman, Walt. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> “America's second Declaration of Independence” — signed by Whitman. $150,000 to $200,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> [Dylan, Bob]. Some of the earliest known professional portraits. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Y-Worth [Yarworth], William. <i>Cerevisiarii Comes: Or, the New and True Art of Brewing…</i> A rare and early English work on the art of brewing. $5,000 to $7,000.
  • <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> DANTE ALIGHIERI (1265-1321). <i>Commedia.</i> Venezia: Vindelino da Spira, 1477. Estimate: € 40.000 - 60.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> DALI, Salvador (1908-1989) - William SHAKESPEARE (1564-1616). <i>Romeo e Giulietta.</i> Milan: Rizzoli, 1975. Estimate: € 25.000 - 35.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> MALVASIA, Cornelio; MONTANARI, Geminiano. <i>Ephemerides novissimae motuum coelestium.</i> Modena: Cassiani, 1662. Estimate: € 8.000 - 12.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> JANSSONIUS, Johannes. <i>Atlantis majoris quinta pars, Orbem maritimum [Novus Atlas, volume V: carte marittime].</i> Amsterdam: Janssonius, 1650. Estimate: € 12.000 - 18.000.