• <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Charles Darwin on sexuality and the transmission of hereditary characteristics: Autograph Letter Signed to Lawson Tait. Down, 17 January [1877].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> MILTON, JOHN. <i>Paradise Lost. A Poem written in ten books.</i> London: 1667. A very rare example with the contemporary binding untouched and with a 1667 title page.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Hamilton secures the ratification of the Constitution: <i>The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, assembled at Poughkeespsie, on the 17th June, 1788.</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> The social contract “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains”: ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. <i>Principes du Droit Politique [Du Contract Social]</i>. Amsterdam: Michel Rey, 1762
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> “The first English textbook on geometrical land-measurement and surveying”: BENESE, RICHARD. <i>This Boke Sheweth the Maner of Measurynge All Maner of Lande…</i>
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Jean de Mandeville, <i>Reysen und Wanderschafften durch das Gelobte Land,</i> Strassburg, 1488. Sold for $106,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> José González Cabrera Bueno, <i>Navegación Especulativa, y Práctica,</i> Manila, 1734. Sold for $55,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Francis W. Winton, manuscript on pow-wows with indigenous Canadians, 1881. Sold for $65,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Louise Bourgeois, <i>He Disappeared Into Complete Silence,</i> portfolio with complete text & 9 engravings, 1947. Sold for $413,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Erich Maria Remarque, <i>All Quiet on the Western Front,</i> first American edition, Boston, 1929. Sold for $9,375.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Sir William Russell Flint, gouache & watercolor illustration for Homer's <i>Odyssey,</i> 1924. Sold for $22,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Kurt Vonnegut, archive of 12 letters, signed to his family, 6 illustrated, 1930s-40s. Sold for $12,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Oscar Wilde, <i>Lady Windermere's Fan,</i> first edition, presentation copy, signed & inscribed, London, 1893. Sold for $27,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Emil Cardinaux, <i>St. Moritz,</i> 1918. Sold for $17,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> R.J. Waters, 3 panoramas of the San Francisco earthquake & fire, 1906. Sold for $21,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Album with 200 cartes-de-visite, including images by Felice Beato, John Thompson & F.W. Sutton, Japan & China, 1863-69. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Thomas Paine, <i>The American Crisis,</i> Fishkill, NY, December 1776. Sold for $40,000.
  • <b>Arenberg Auctions: Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps, and Works on Paper. December 14 & 15, 2018</b>
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> LÉOPOLD II of Belgium. Autograph letter signed to Ferdinand de Lesseps. (Brusselss, 30th of August 1881. € 500 / 600
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> Unique collection of c. 280 satirical postcards on Léopold II of Belgium.<br>€ 3.000 / 3.500
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> Horae, use of Rouen, c. 1475.<br>€ 22.000 / 30.000
    <b>Arenberg Auctions: Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps, and Works on Paper. December 14 & 15, 2018</b>
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> <i>Sensuyt la tresplaisante hystoire du preux et vaillant Guerin de Montglaue</i> [...]. € 6.000 / 8.000
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> SCUTENAIRE, Louis. <i>Mes inscriptions.</i> 1945-1963. € 1.000 / 1.200
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> Études Gèographiques [puzzle].<br>€ 70 / 100
    <b>Arenberg Auctions: Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps, and Works on Paper. December 14 & 15, 2018</b>
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> Unique series of fifty 19th-c. Persian miniatures. € 1.500 / 2.500
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> SIXTUS IV. <i>De sanguine Christi et De potentia Dei,</i> 1474. € 4.500 / 6.000
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> Joan Miró, lithographies. € 200 / 300
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> MERIAN, Anna Maria Sibylla. [Metamorphosis of a brown butterfly]. € 4.000 / 5.000
  • <center><b>Doyle: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake” Johnson<br>Online Only Auction ending Dec. 18</b>
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> WETZEL, CHARLES M. American Fishing Books. $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> BISSELL, ALFRED E., <i>In Pursuit of Salar.</i> $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> <i>The Settler and Sportsman in Anticosti.</i> $400 to $600
    <center><b>Doyle: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake” Johnson<br>Online Only Auction ending Dec. 18</b>
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> CARLETON, HENRY GUY, <i>Advice to Young Anglers.</i> $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> ROBINSON, ROLAND EVANS, <i>Forest and Stream Fables. By Awahsoose the Bear.</i> $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> SAWADA, KEN, <i>The Art of the Classic Salmon Fly.</i> $300 to $500
    <center><b>Doyle: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake” Johnson<br>Online Only Auction ending Dec. 18</b>
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> SOUTHARD, CHARLES ZIBEON, <i>The Evolution of Trout and Trout Fishing in America.</i> $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> SOUTHARD, CHARLES ZIBEON, <i>Trout Fly-Fishing in America.</i> $400 to $600

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No Sale Number Auction House Sale Name Date of Auction Archived Date Total Lots Lots Sold % Lots Sold CURR Exch. Rate Low Est. Lots Sold High Est. Lots Sold High Est. All Lots Total Sales Total Sales In $ % Total Sales / High Est.
1 #25901 ALDE LIVRES ANCIENS ET DU XIXe SIECLE December 12, 2018 December 13, 2018 164 95 57.93% EUR 1.14 94,500.00 124,750.00 195,770.00 219,387.50 247,907.83 112.06%
2 #2078 Forum Auctions Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper December 11, 2018 December 13, 2018 131 95 72.52% GBP 1.26 17,250.00 24,530.00 43,580.00 30,181.25 38,028.44 69.25%
3 #141850 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Internet bidstart 12/4 December 11, 2018 December 13, 2018 731 707 96.72% USD 1.0 109,745.00 161,965.00 172,500.00 96,681.00 96,681.00 56.05%
4 #121849 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 12/2 December 9, 2018 December 13, 2018 895 880 98.32% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 412,771.00 412,771.00
5 #161849 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 12/2 December 9, 2018 December 11, 2018 462 439 95.02% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 61,469.80 61,469.80
6 #151849 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 11/11 December 9, 2018 December 13, 2018 151 147 97.35% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 48,868.20 48,868.20
7 #7196 Heritage Auctions Animation Art December 8, 2018 December 11, 2018 1279 1262 98.67% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,956,295.60 1,956,295.60
8 #120818 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper December 8, 2018 December 11, 2018 137 121 88.32% USD 1.0 34,125.00 62,400.00 68,500.00 15,461.50 15,461.50 22.57%
9 #120818 Arader Galleries December Auction December 8, 2018 December 13, 2018 209 149 71.29% USD 1.0 1,617,000.00 2,281,300.00 3,577,400.00 1,541,007.00 1,541,007.00 43.08%
10 #2080 Forum Auctions Online Sale: Select Modern & Contemporary Editions and Artist's Books December 7, 2018 December 13, 2018 123 20 16.26% GBP 1.26 7,650.00 11,300.00 79,930.00 10,016.50 12,620.79 12.53%
11 #1720 Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers Books, Maps, Prints and Ephemera - Day 2 December 7, 2018 December 13, 2018 265 140 52.83% GBP 1.26 8,430.00 11,500.00 20,910.00 16,380.00 20,638.84 78.34%
12 #2495 Swann Galleries Illustration Art December 6, 2018 December 7, 2018 282 193 68.44% USD 1.0 338,800.00 504,150.00 1,055,150.00 498,962.00 498,962.00 47.29%
13 #1719 Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers Books, Maps, Prints and Ephemera - Day 1 December 6, 2018 December 13, 2018 870 598 68.74% GBP 1.26 45,885.00 61,135.00 88,265.00 78,024.00 98,310.25 88.40%
14 #4007 Heritage Auctions HKINF World Currency Signature Auction December 6, 2018 December 11, 2018 1283 1170 91.19% HKD 0.13 1,477,250.00 2,096,775.00 2,356,575.00 1,809,606.60 235,248.90 76.79%
15 #n09963 Sothebys Lady Blue Eyes: Property of Barbara and Frank Sinatra December 6, 2018 December 7, 2018 58 57 98.28% USD 1.0 809,800.00 1,257,900.00 1,263,900.00 2,224,750.00 2,224,750.00 176.02%
16 #24898 Bonhams The History of Science and Technology December 5, 2018 December 7, 2018 134 60 44.78% USD 1.0 249,600.00 366,218.00 1,175,618.00 329,312.00 329,312.00 28.01%
17 #112p Galerie Bassenge Photography December 5, 2018 December 7, 2018 313 146 46.65% EUR 1.14 149,500.00 149,500.00 348,850.00 289,431.30 329,951.68 82.97%
18 #541 RR Auction Fine Autograph and Artifact Auction featuring Pop Culture - Online bidstart: 11/16 December 5, 2018 December 13, 2018 938 595 63.43% USD 1.0 515,200.00 767,600.00 1,626,400.00 689,476.29 689,476.29 42.39%
19 #24899 Bonhams Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the World of Hilary Knight December 5, 2018 December 7, 2018 293 198 67.58% USD 1.0 640,800.00 971,300.00 2,149,501.00 1,015,761.00 1,015,761.00 47.26%
20 #13569 Dorotheum Books and Decorative Prints December 5, 2018 December 7, 2018 407 336 82.56% EUR 1.14 88,490.00 88,490.00 108,500.00 193,300.00 220,361.98 178.16%
21 #24645 Bonhams Prints and Multiples December 5, 2018 December 7, 2018 342 206 60.23% GBP 1.26 187,300.00 268,600.00 506,304.00 412,193.00 527,607.04 81.41%
22 #16393 Christies Albert Einstein: The God Letter December 4, 2018 December 7, 2018 1 1 100.00% USD 1.0 1,000,000.00 1,500,000.00 1,500,000.00 2,892,500.00 2,892,500.00 192.83%
23 #1193 Robert Siegel Galleries The Alfredo Frohlich Collection: The Evolution of Postal Systems in Panama 1777-1881 December 4, 2018 December 7, 2018 148 78 52.70% USD 1.0 103,700.00 141,750.00 259,650.00 143,139.90 143,139.90 55.13%
24 #4528 Forum Auctions in Italy Online Sale: The Library of Marquis Giulio Carlo Stanga Trecco (1794-1852) - Part I December 4, 2018 December 7, 2018 54 28 51.85% EUR 1.14 12,420.00 24,800.00 39,900.00 19,809.00 22,582.28 49.65%
25 #A187a Koller Auctions Photography December 4, 2018 December 13, 2018 173 99 57.23% CHF 1.01 123,100.00 188,700.00 533,700.00 205,454.00 207,508.54 38.50%
26 #L18406 Sothebys Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts and Continental and Russian Books December 4, 2018 December 7, 2018 318 173 54.40% GBP 1.26 679,500.00 966,850.00 2,044,850.00 1,262,823.00 1,616,413.44 61.76%
27 #1849 Bruun Rasmussen Prints December 3, 2018 December 7, 2018 111 96 86.49% EUR 1.14 47,575.00 53,885.00 61,445.00 57,086.25 64,507.45 92.91%
28 #120318 Adams Amsterdam Auctions Fine Art, Photographs, Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints December 3, 2018 December 7, 2018 193 150 77.72% EUR 1.14 149,400.00 240,950.00 388,700.00 203,216.04 231,666.29 52.28%
29 #67 Potter and Potter Auctions Vintage Travel Posters December 1, 2018 December 7, 2018 741 539 72.74% USD 1.0 199,850.00 293,900.00 399,500.00 244,446.00 244,446.00 61.19%
30 #669 Leland Little Auctions Important Winter Auction December 1, 2018 December 13, 2018 24 24 100.00% USD 1.0 15,300.00 29,000.00 29,000.00 49,471.50 49,471.50 170.59%
31 #25900 ALDE Modern Illustrated Books and Original Bindings November 30, 2018 December 7, 2018 348 224 64.37% EUR 1.14 163,510.00 214,730.00 348,190.00 287,275.00 324,620.53 82.51%
32 #112818 Chiswick Auctions Printed Books & Manuscripts; Photographica November 28, 2018 December 13, 2018 441 321 72.79% GBP 1.26 118,530.00 168,220.00 303,190.00 214,425.00 268,031.71 70.72%
33 #112K Galerie Bassenge 15th -19th Century Prints November 28, 2018 December 7, 2018 700 487 69.57% EUR 1.14 966,110.00 966,110.00 1,268,400.00 1,578,717.30 1,799,737.72 124.47%
34 #94195 Rossini CATALOG SALE: DISPERSION OF THE LIBRARY OF THE ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF PHILOSOPHY AT THE SORBONNE JEAN LEFRANC (1927-2015) November 28, 2018 December 7, 2018 210 89 42.38% EUR 1.14 21,460.00 28,700.00 71,570.00 36,621.00 41,381.73 51.17%
35 #93223 Rossini Photographs November 20, 2018 December 7, 2018 53 29 54.72% EUR 1.14 4,545.00 6,670.00 13,760.00 7,678.00 8,676.14 55.80%
36 #102918 Adams Amsterdam Auctions Co Westerik: Paintings, drawings and prints. The collection of Frank Verhallen October 29, 2018 December 8, 2018 94 73 77.66% EUR 1.14 14,450.00 25,450.00 35,550.00 15,618.15 17,804.72 43.93%
  • <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> KNIGHT, HILARY. The Original Portrait of Eloise that Hung at the Plaza Hotel. $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> WARHOL, ANDY. "Iced Lemon Delight," an Original Watercolor Presented to Hilary Knight's cat, Phoebe $8,000 to 12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> SENDAK, MAURICE. <i>Where the Wild Things Are.</i> PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED with drawing to Hilary Knight in the month following publication. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> NOLAND, KENNETH. Original circle painting, untitled, acrylic and ink on cloth, for cover of monograph $8,000 to 12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> TOULOUSE-LAUTREC. <i>Histoires Naturelles,</i> 1899. With 22 original lithographs. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>A Collection of Poems,</i> [1711]. The first authoritative and complete collected Sonnets.$15,000 to 20,000
    <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> LONDON, JACK. <i>The Call of the Wild.</i> 1903. First edition, first state jacket. $2,000 to 3,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> FROST, ROBERT. Autograph Manuscript of "Build Soil," 12 pp, 1932-1936. $15,000 to 20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> GOULD, GLENN. Glenn Gould's extensively annotated copy of Bach's Goldberg Variations $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> PLATH, SYLVIA. EARLY Autograph Letter Signed, about her beginnings as a writer, Northampton, MA, 1951. $7,000 to 10,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> HOUDINI, HARRY. A collection of 11 cast iron shackle and lock items from Houdini's personal collection. $20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> M4 ENGIMA MACHINE, with very rare RARE HYDRA KEY ENVELOPE. $400,000 to 600,000
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s New York<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts Online<br>Ending December 17</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies…</i> The Second Impression. 1632. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> GEORGE CURZON, 1ST MARQUESS CURZON OF KEDLESTON. “Curzon Tiger Hunt.” [India: circa 1901]. 120 albumen photographs. $3,000 to $5,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> (CASSADY, NEAL). Kerouac, Jack. <i>On the Road.</i> New York: Viking Press, 1957. Inscribed. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> VEGA, JOSEPH PENSO DE LA. <i>Confusion de Confusiones. Dialogos curiosos entre un Philosopho agudo, un Mercader discrete...</i> Amsterdam, 1688. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> RACKHAM, ARTHUR — [WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE]. "The Moon Like to a Silver Bow New-Bent in Heaven," original illustration for <i>A Midsummer Night's Dream.</i> $12,000 to $18,000
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