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Rare Book Hub: 37 Auctions Archived, another 41 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday 3 June 2022, 37 auctions were archived to Rare Book Hub’s Transactions+ database, 1 denominated in Australian dollars, 1 in Danish krone, 13 in euros, and 22 in US dollars.

 

Turnover this past week was $7,578,161 as 78% of all lots sold. There were 8,564 offers posted and 6,695 changed hands.  The average lot sold for $1,132.

 

The summer has arrived but expect interesting material will continue to be posted straight through August.
 
 
2 auctions saw total proceeds reach a million dollars:

Ketterer Kunst DoerlingRare Books on May 30th: $1,539,726
AderPosters - Michel Romand Collection on May 24th: $1,112,639
 

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

SkinnerArts of Japan: Ukiyo-e to Shin hanga - online - bidstart 5/21 on May 31st: 168.82%
AderPosters - Michel Romand Collection on May 24th: 160.09%
AderPosters - Michel Romand Collection on May 23rd: 137.41%
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - bidstart 5/24 on May 31st: 112.94%
Heritage AuctionsUS Currency Weekly - bidstart 5/24 on May 31st: 103.94%
Ketterer Kunst DoerlingRare Books on May 30th: 103.77%


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

Heritage AuctionsWednesday Comic Art & Animation Select Auction - bidstart 5/25 on June 1st: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsUS Currency Weekly - bidstart 5/24 on May 31st: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Video Games and Playing Cards - bidstart 5/24 on May 31st: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsThe Spider-Steve Showcase Auction on June 2nd: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - bidstart 5/24 on May 31st: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsComics, Animation and Art Weekly - bidstart 5/22 on May 30th: 99.90%
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters Showcase Auction on May 29th: 99.58%
Heritage AuctionsSports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 5/15 on May 29th: 99.17%
New England AuctionsFine Books & Ephemera List #15 With An Imporant Oriental Color Costume Book, 1862 on May 31st: 95.69%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksTrillium Antique Prints & Rare Books: Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper - on May 28th: 94.00%
SkinnerArts of Japan: Ukiyo-e to Shin hanga - online - bidstart 5/21 on May 31st: 92.95%
William H. Bunch Auctions and AppraisalsEclectic Variety Auction - bidstart 5/25 on May 31st: 92.31%
ChristiesThe Private Collection of William S. Reese Part Three - bidstart 5/19 on June 2nd: 90.54%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 10/15/13 on May 25th: 88.50%
Adams Amsterdam AuctionsNRC - 17: Post-War and Contemporary Art on May 31st: 88.06%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1600) - bidstart 5/13 on May 24th: 87.10%
Catawiki B. V.Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 5/13 on May 22nd: 86.89%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1700) - bidstart 5/13 on May 23rd: 84.72%
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers20th Century Modern and Contemporary Art on June 2nd: 84.47%
Adams Amsterdam AuctionsNRC - 17: Old Master to Modern Art on May 30th: 83.33%
Stair Auctioneers and AppraisersA Contemporary Vision: Works from the Melva Bucksbaum Collection, Part II on June 1st: 81.08%
AderPosters - Michel Romand Collection on May 24th: 80.12%


37 total sales reported this week:

AderPosters - Michel Romand Collection on May 24th: 80.12%
AderPosters - Michel Romand Collection on May 23rd: 74.74%
Ketterer Kunst DoerlingRare Books on May 30th: 71.66%
Adams Amsterdam AuctionsNRC - 17: Post-War and Contemporary Art on May 31st: 88.06%
Adams Amsterdam AuctionsNRC - 17: Old Master to Modern Art on May 30th: 83.33%
Waverly AuctionsModern and Contemporary Prints on June 2nd: 72.69%
Sydney Rare Book AuctionsSport Art Architecture Literature History Travel Ephemera on June 2nd: 62.40%
Swann GalleriesFocus on Women on June 2nd: 79.40%
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers20th Century Modern and Contemporary Art on June 2nd: 84.47%
PBA GalleriesRare Books and Manuscripts on June 2nd: 53.67%
Holabird Kagin AmericanaMinerals Galore - Western Americana Auction - session 1 on June 2nd: 56.28%
Heritage AuctionsThe Spider-Steve Showcase Auction on June 2nd: 100.00%
ChristiesThe Private Collection of William S. Reese Part Three - bidstart 5/19 on June 2nd: 90.54%
Binoche et Giquello19th Century and Modern Books - Autographs on June 2nd: 50.51%
Goldberg Coins and CollectiblesManuscripts & Collectibles Auction on June 1st: 44.65%
Stair Auctioneers and AppraisersA Contemporary Vision: Works from the Melva Bucksbaum Collection, Part II on June 1st: 81.08%
Heritage AuctionsWednesday Comic Art & Animation Select Auction - bidstart 5/25 on June 1st: 100.00%
A.H. Wilkens Auctions & AppraisalsBooks and Ephemera Auction on June 1st: 55.61%
William H. Bunch Auctions and AppraisalsEclectic Variety Auction - bidstart 5/25 on May 31st: 92.31%
Tessier & Sarrou and AssociatesMarine and Voyage on May 31st: 62.90%
SkinnerArts of Japan: Ukiyo-e to Shin hanga - online - bidstart 5/21 on May 31st: 92.95%
New England AuctionsFine Books & Ephemera List #15 With An Imporant Oriental Color Costume Book, 1862 on May 31st: 95.69%
Heritage AuctionsUS Currency Weekly - bidstart 5/24 on May 31st: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Video Games and Playing Cards - bidstart 5/24 on May 31st: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - bidstart 5/24 on May 31st: 100.00%
Bruun RasmussenModern Art and Design - Prints on May 31st: 78.95%
Alexander Historical AuctionsSpring Militaria & Historical Autographs Timed Auction on May 29th: 48.75%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 5/20 on May 27th: 67.82%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 10/15/13 on May 25th: 88.50%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1600) - bidstart 5/13 on May 24th: 87.10%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1700) - bidstart 5/13 on May 23rd: 84.72%
Catawiki B. V.Exclusive Books Auction - bidstart 5/13 on May 22nd: 15.91%
Catawiki B. V.Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 5/13 on May 22nd: 86.89%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksTrillium Antique Prints & Rare Books: Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper - on May 28th: 94.00%
Heritage AuctionsComics, Animation and Art Weekly - bidstart 5/22 on May 30th: 99.90%
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters Showcase Auction on May 29th: 99.58%
Heritage AuctionsSports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 5/15 on May 29th: 99.17%
 
 
Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Heritage Auctions Amazing Fantasy #15 (Marvel, 1962) CGC FN/VF 7.0 Off-white pages. on June 2nd Actual price: USD $240,000.
  2. Ader Moulin Rouge, la Goulue on May 24th Actual price: USD $178,660.
  3. Ader Le Grillon, 1899 on May 24th Actual price: USD $134,682.
  4. Ketterer Kunst Doerling Hortus Eystettensis on May 30th Actual price: USD $107,368.
  5. PBA Galleries The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer on June 2nd Actual price: USD $75,000.
  6. Ketterer Kunst Doerling A-Initiale auf Pergament on May 30th Actual price: USD $73,815.
  7. Heritage Auctions The Amazing Spider-Man #1 (Marvel, 1963) CBCS VF/NM 9.0 Off-white to white pages. on June 2nd Actual price: USD $72,000.
  8. Heritage Auctions The Amazing Spider-Man #2 (Marvel, 1963) CGC NM- 9.2 Off-white to white pages. on June 2nd Actual price: USD $69,000.
  9. Ketterer Kunst Doerling Topographia Germania on May 30th Actual price: USD $64,421.
  10. Ader I. Kunstausstellung – Secession, 1898. (Version après la censure). on May 23rd Actual price: USD $57,721.
  11. Ader La Maison moderne, 1900 on May 24th Actual price: USD $52,224.
  12. Ketterer Kunst Doerling Bugenhagenbibel on May 30th Actual price: USD $51,000.
  13. Ader Le Progrès, 1927 on May 24th Actual price: USD $48,101.
  14. Heritage Auctions The Amazing Spider-Man #3 (Marvel, 1963) CGC VF/NM 9.0 Off-white to white pages. on June 2nd Actual price: USD $44,400.
  15. Ketterer Kunst Doerling Eau-forte no. XIII on May 30th Actual price: USD $40,263.
  16. Ketterer Kunst Doerling Geccelli-Mappe on May 30th Actual price: USD $38,921.
  17. Ader Clinique Chéron, 1905 on May 24th Actual price: USD $37,106.
  18. Ader Cycles Perfecta, 1902 on May 24th Actual price: USD $37,106.
  19. Tessier & Sarrou and Associates Pair of celestial and terrestrial globes mounted on a tripod foot in varnished mahogany. on May 31st Actual price: USD $30,054.
  20. Ketterer Kunst Doerling Catalogue of the collection of miniatures on May 30th Actual price: USD $29,526.
  21. Ader Tournée du chat noir avec Rodolphe Salis, 1896 on May 24th Actual price: USD $26,112.
  22. Ketterer Kunst Doerling Sammlung von Autogrammkarten und Porträtfotos on May 30th Actual price: USD $25,500.
  23. Binoche et Giquello Correspondence with André Messager. on June 2nd Actual price: USD $25,124.
  24. Ketterer Kunst Doerling Eau forte no. VII on May 30th Actual price: USD $24,158.
  25. Ketterer Kunst Doerling Douze lithographies originales on May 30th Actual price: USD $24,158.



For the week ahead 41 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Jun. 6th
Vermot de Pas. Paris. JEWELRY, MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART, ART OBJECTS, MOVIE POSTERS. 230 lots
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Chicago. Sports Memorabilia. 464 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1700) - bidstart 5/27. 88 lots

Tue. Jun. 7th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. US Currency Weekly - bidstart 5/31. 351 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Video Games and Playing Cards - bidstart 5/31. 52 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. World Currency Weekly - bidstart 5/31. 175 lots
Cotswold Auction Company. Cheltenham. Books, Medals, Militaria, Collectables. 218 lots
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Chadds Ford, PA . Eclectic Variety - online only - bidstart 5/27. 32 lots
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Chadds Ford, PA . Art and Prints - Online Only - bidstart 5/27. 45 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Modern Art and Design - Prints. 69 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1600) - bidstart 5/27. 37 lots

Wed. Jun. 8th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Wednesday Comic Art & Animation Select Auction - bidstart 6/1. 342 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Photography. 350 lots
Gonnelli Casa DAste. Firenze. Prints, drawings & paintings | Old master, modern and contemporary art. 671 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Depth of Field: Photographs. 198 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 5/27. 141 lots
Ader. PARIS. Online - Photographs. 165 lots

Thu. Jun. 9th
Swann Galleries. New York. Illustration Art. 245 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Comic Books. 350 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Modern Literature. 269 lots
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Constantia. Antiquarian Books - bidstart 6/2. 539 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Pulps and Collectibles Showcase Auction. 416 lots
Robert Siegel Galleries. New York. The John H. Walker Collection of Confederate States. 379 lots
Vermot de Pas. Paris. NASA Photography: The History of the Space Conquest. 320 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Exclusive Book Auction - bidstart 5/27. 38 lots

Fri. Jun. 10th
Stockholms Auktionsverk. Stockholm. Books, Maps, Globes & Manuscripts. 228 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 6/4. 108 lots

Sat. Jun. 11th
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Cleveland. Prints and Drawings at Auction. 337 lots
Leland Little Auctions. Hillsborough, NC. Signature Summer Auction. 40 lots
Aspire Auctions. Cleveland. June 2022 - bidstart 6/3. 51 lots
Macon Brothers Auctioneers. Walla Walla. Rare Books, Maps, Atlases & Ephemera. 199 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Trading Card Games. 495 lots
Early American. Rancho Santa Fe. History Auction. 283 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Americana & Political. 335 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books: Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper -. 200 lots

Sun. Jun. 12th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics, Animation and Art Weekly - bidstart 6/5.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters Weekly - bidstart 6/5.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 5/28. 376 lots
Antikvariat Bryggen AS. Skjeberg. Books.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. The LII Collection Currency. 285 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 6/3. 66 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>View Our Record Breaking Results</b>
    <b>Swann:</b> Scott Joplin, <i>Treemonisha: Opera in Three Acts,</i> New York, 1911. Sold March 24 — $40,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Louisa May Alcott, autograph letter signed, 1868. Sold June 2 — $23,750.
    <b>Swann:</b> Anne Bradstreet, <i>Several Poems Compiled with Great Variety of Wit and Learning, full of Delight,</i> Boston, 1758. Sold June 2 — $21,250.
    <b>Swann:</b> William Shakespeare, <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published according to the true Originall Copies. The Second Impression,</i> London, 1632. Sold May 5 — $161,000.
    <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>View Our Record Breaking Results</b>
    <b>Swann:</b> John Bachmann, <i>Panorama of the Seat of War,</i> New York, 1861-62. Sold June 23 — $35,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Charlotte Bronte, <i>Jane Eyre,</i> first edition, London, 1847. Sold June 16 — $23,750.
    <b>Swann:</b> Elihu Vedder, <i>Simple Simon, His Book,</i> 1913. Sold June 9 — $12,350.
    <b>Swann:</b> Frederick Catherwood, <i>Views of Ancient Monuments in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan,</i> London, 1844. Sold April 7 — $37,500.
  • <center><b>University Archives<br>Rare Autographs, Manuscripts & Books<br>August 17, 2022</b>
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> George Washington ADS, One of the Earliest in His Hand, A Survey from 1752, the Same Year He Inherited Mount Vernon.
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Rare JFK Signed Check & Transmittal Letter During Campaign for 1956 VP Nomination, Both BAS Slabbed; Possibly A Unique Combo!
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Daniel Boone Signed Receipt as VA Delegate; During His 1st of 3 Terms, Boone Was Kidnapped by British Forces Gunning for Gov. T. Jefferson & Other Legislators.
    <center><b>University Archives<br>Rare Autographs, Manuscripts & Books<br>August 17, 2022</b>
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Benjamin Franklin Signed Receipt for “Pennsylvania Gazette,” Important & Beautifully Displayed
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Lincoln & His Civil War Cabinet: 8 Signatures, Beautifully Presented!
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> G.A. Custer ALS from Fort Lincoln, Dakota Territory to Capt. Yates, Who Also Died at Little Bighorn, Re: Acquiring “good horses” from Kentucky for 7th Cavalry.
    <center><b>University Archives<br>Rare Autographs, Manuscripts & Books<br>August 17, 2022</b>
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Jefferson Davis ALS: “the negroes are humble and generally inclined to cling to their masters…neither crop or stock could be protected from their thieving” – Incredible!
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Lee Harvey Oswald Signed Letter: “if we finally get back to the states…maybe we’ll…settle in Texas,” Warren Commission Exhibit.
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Babe Ruth First Edition Biography Signed Just Months Before His Death, Excellent Signature!
    <center><b>University Archives<br>Rare Autographs, Manuscripts & Books<br>August 17, 2022</b>
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> “B Arnold” ANS on Pre-Revolutionary War Promissory Note Dating From His Days as a New Haven Merchant
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Bob Dylan Signed LP “Blonde on Blonde” with Jeff Rosen COA.
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Marilyn Monroe & Joe DiMaggio Signed Checks, Handsomely Displayed.