• <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>October Sale<br>October 10, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Oct. 10:</b> LA HARPE, Jean-Baptiste Benard de. 'CARTE NOUVELLE DE LA PARTIE DE L'OUEST DE LA LOUISIANNE'. $800,000 to $1,200,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Oct. 10:</b> AUDUBON, John James. Great Blue Heron, Plate 211. $250,000 to $350,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Oct. 10:</b> REDOUTE, Pierre-Joseph. Watercolor for plate 456: Bromella ananas (Cultivated Pineapple). $450,000 to $550,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Oct. 10:</b> COOK, Captain James. <i>A set of the three voyages comprising...</i> London: 1773-1785. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Oct. 10:</b> KEY, Adrien Thomaszoon. Abraham Ortelius. Oil on Panel. $400,000 to $450,000.
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>A further selection of<br>16th and 17th century English books from the Fox Pointe Manor Library<br>24 September 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 24:</b> Locke (John). <i>An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding in Four Books,</i> first edition, second issue, 1690. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 24:</b> Plutarch. <i>The lives of the noble Grecians and Romanes, compared together by that graue learned philosopher and historiographer, Plutarke of Chæronea,</i> first edition of this translation, 1579. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 24:</b> [Allott (Robert, editor)]. <i>Wits Theater of the little World,</i> first edition, 1599. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>A further selection of 16th and 17th century English books<br>from the Fox Pointe Manor Library<br>24 September 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 24:</b> Execution of Quakers in Boston.- Stephenson (Marmaduke). <i>A Call from Death to Life,</i> first edition, 1660. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 24:</b> Boyle (Robert). <i>The sceptical chymist: or Chymico-physical doubts & paradoxes…,</i> 2 parts in 1 vol., second edition, 1680. £3,500 to £4,500.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 24:</b> Atlases.- Morden (Robert). <i>[Geography Rectified: or, A Description of the World],</i> [c.1688]. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>A further selection of 16th and 17th century English books<br>from the Fox Pointe Manor Library<br>24 September 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 24:</b> Bread.- Penkethman (John). <i>Artachthos or a New Booke declaring the Assise or Weight of Bread,</i> 1638. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 24:</b> Anatomy.- Collins (Samuel). <i>A Systeme of Anatomy, treating of the Body of Man, Beasts, Birds, Fish, Insects, and Plants,</i> 2 vol., first edition, 1685. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 24:</b> Wine.- [Ames (Richard)]. <i>The Bacchanalian Sessions; or The Conten' tion of Liquors: With a Farewel to Wine,</i> first edition, 1693. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>A further selection of 16th and 17th century English books<br>from the Fox Pointe Manor Library<br>24 September 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 24:</b> Witchcraft.- Bekker (Balthasar). <i>The World Bewitch'd; or, An Examination of the Common Opinions Concerning Spirits,</i> vol. 1 (all published), first English edition, 1695. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 24:</b> Great Plague and Great Fire of London prophesied.- Lilly (William). <i>Monarchy or No Monarchy in England,</i> first edition, 1651. £1,500 to £2,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 24:</b> Swimming.- Thevenot (Melchisédec). <i>The Art of Swimming. Illustrated by Proper Figures. With Advice for Bathing,</i> first edition in English, 1699. £1,500 to £2,000.
  • <center><b>Oct. 1 - SETTING OUT</b><br><br>What is a collecting interest?<br>How does it take shape?<br>Where do I go…Who can I trust?
    <center><b>Oct. 8 - YOU’RE A COLLECTOR</b><br><br>How should I take stock<br>of what I have?<br>Once I have, what do I do?
    <center><b>Oct. 15 - LATE STAGE COLLECTING</b><br><br>What’s the role of time?<br>What is ‘emotional blowback’?<br>How is my collection valued?
  • <center><b>Koller International Auctions<br>Books, Manuscripts & Autographs<br>23 September 2020</b>
    <b>Koller Auctions, Sep. 23:</b> Diderot, [Denis] - D'Alembert, [Jean Le Rond]. <i>Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers...</i> 17 text volumes, 4 supplement volumes, 11 plate volumes. €21,930 to €30,700.
    <b>Koller Auctions, Sep. 23:</b> [Philipon, Ch.]. <i>La Caricature,</i> Journal. No. 1-251 in 4 volumes. With 526 lithographs by H. Daumier, Grandville, A. Devéria, P. Gavarni, M. Delaporte, Adam, Raffet, Huot et al. €7,020 to €10,530.
    <b>Koller Auctions, Sep. 23:</b> Chagall, Marc. <i>Le Cirque</i>, Paris 1967. With 38 (of which 23 coloured and 3 double-page) original lithographs by M. Chagall. €61,400 to €78,950.
    <b>Koller Auctions, Sep. 23:</b> L'Isle, Guillaume de. <i>Atlas nouveau, contenant toutes les parties du monde.</i> [AND:] Sanson, Guillaume. <i>Inleidinge tot de geographie. 3 volumes.</i> €19,300 to €28,070.
    <center><b>Koller International Auctions<br>Books, Manuscripts & Autographs<br>23 September 2020</b>
    <b>Koller Auctions, Sep. 23:</b> Roberts, David. <i>The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt, & Nubia…</i> Lithographed by Louis Haghe. 6 parts in 6 volumes. 238 original lithographs and 2 engraved maps. €19,300 to €28,070.
    <b>Koller Auctions, Sep. 23:</b> Berlèse, Lorenzo and Johann Jakob Jung. <i>Iconographie du genre camellia ou description et figures des camellia les plus beaux et les plus rares.</i> 3 volumes. With 301 coloured engraved plates. €17,540 to €21,930.
    <b>Koller Auctions, Sep. 23:</b> Merian, Maria Sybilla. <i>Over de voortteeling en wonderbaerlyke veranderingen der Surinaamsche insecten...</i> With engraved frontispiece, title vignette and 72 copperplates. €17,540 to €26,320.
    <b>Koller Auctions, Sep. 23:</b> Burckhardt, Johann Ludwig, Explorer. Collection of 24 handwritten letters from his youth and student days to his eldest (step) brother, Johann Burckhardt-Gemuseus and his wife Anna Elisabeth. €2,630 to €4,390.
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Sothebys: Arts of the Islamic World - Manuscripts, Books

Auction Reports

Auction Name Arts of the Islamic World - Manuscripts, Books Total Sales (GBP) 1,047,750.00
Auction Date 06/10/2020 - 06/10/2020 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 471,000.00
Sale Number #L20220 High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 661,000.00
Total Lots 51
Sold Lots 23 Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 926,500.00
% of Lots Sold 45.10% High Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 1,331,000.00
Unsold Lots 28 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 78.72%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
23 HAFIZ

HAFIZ (D.1390 AD), DIWAN, DEDICATED TO THE LIBRARY OF PIR BUDAQ, COPIED BY SHAYKH MAHMUD PIR BUDAQI, IRAQ, BAGHDAD, DATED 867 AH/1462 AD HAFIZ (D.1390 AD), DIWAN, DEDICATED TO THE LIBRARY OF PIR BUDAQ, COPIED BY SHAYKH MAHMUD PIR BUDAQI, IRAQ, BAGHDAD, DA

867 AH/1462 AD GBP 80,000.00 - 120,000.00 GBP 375,000.00
14 MAJMU'AT AL-MUTAWASSITAT, NASIR AL-DIN AL-TUSI

MAJMU'AT AL-MUTAWASSITAT, ('THE COMPENDIUM OF INTERMEDIATE BOOKS'), A RARE AND HIGHLY IMPORTANT COMPENDIUM OF TREATISES ON MATHEMATICS AND ASTRONOMY COMPILED BY NASIR AL-DIN AL-TUSI, COPIED IN BAGHDAD IN 682 AH/1283 AD, THE FINAL PART COMPLETED IN 706 AH/

706 AH/1306 AD GBP 70,000.00 - 90,000.00 GBP 137,500.00
13 NASIR AL-DIN AL-TUSI

AN IMPORTANT EARLY COPY OF THE EDITION OF EUCLID'S ELEMENTS BY THE 13TH-CENTURY POLYMATH NASIR AL-DIN AL-TUSI (D.1274), POSSIBLY WITH THE FIRST FEW PAGES BY THE AUTHOR AND APPARENTLY PARTIALLY COMPLETED BY THE YEAR 1280 AD AN IMPORTANT EARLY COPY OF THE E

C 1280AD GBP 70,000.00 - 90,000.00 GBP 125,000.00
20

AN ILLUMINATED QUR’AN JUZ (I), COPIED BY ZAYN AL-‘ABIDIN B. MUHAMMAD AL-KATIB, PERSIA, AQQOYUNLU, LATE 15TH CENTURY AN ILLUMINATED QUR’AN JUZ (I), COPIED BY ZAYN AL-‘ABIDIN B. MUHAMMAD AL-KATIB, PERSIA, AQQOYUNLU, LATE 15TH CENTURY

LATE 15TH CENTURY GBP 50,000.00 - 70,000.00 GBP 81,250.00
10 ABDULLAH MUHAMMAD AL-RAZI, IBN SINA

FAKHR-AL-DIN ABI 'ABDULLAH MUHAMMAD AL-RAZI (D.1209), SHARH UYUN AL-HIKMA, A COMMENTARY ON ‘SOURCES OF WISDOM’ BY IBN SINA, MESOPOTAMIA, 13TH/14TH CENTURY FAKHR-AL-DIN ABI 'ABDULLAH MUHAMMAD AL-RAZI (D.1209), SHARH UYUN AL-HIKMA, A COMMENTARY ON ‘SOURCES

13TH/14TH CENTURY GBP 50,000.00 - 70,000.00 GBP 62,500.00
30 ABD AL-RAHMAN JAMI

'ABD AL-RAHMAN JAMI (D.1492), SILSILAT AL-DHAHAB, FROM THE HAFT AWRANG, SIGNED BY MUHAMMAD AL-QAWAM AL-SHIRAZI, PERSIA, SAFAVID, SECOND HALF 16TH CENTURY 'ABD AL-RAHMAN JAMI (D.1492), SILSILAT AL-DHAHAB, FROM THE HAFT AWRANG, SIGNED BY MUHAMMAD AL-QAWAM A

SECOND HALF 16TH CENTURY GBP 25,000.00 - 35,000.00 GBP 60,000.00
29 NUR AL-DIN ‘ABD AL-RAHMAN JAMI

NUR AL-DIN ‘ABD AL-RAHMAN JAMI (D.1492), TUHFAT AL-AHRAR, ASCRIBED TO RUSTAM ‘ALI, PERSIA, PROBABLY TABRIZ, SAFAVID, DATED 947 AH/1540-41 AD NUR AL-DIN ‘ABD AL-RAHMAN JAMI (D.1492), TUHFAT AL-AHRAR, ASCRIBED TO RUSTAM ‘ALI, PERSIA, PROBABLY TABRIZ, SAFAVI

947 AH/1540-41 AD GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 GBP 47,500.00
54

A LARGE ILLUMINATED QUR'AN, INDONESIA, DATED 1315 AH/1897-98 AD A LARGE ILLUMINATED QUR'AN, INDONESIA, DATED 1315 AH/1897-98 AD

1315 AH/1897-98 AD GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 GBP 30,000.00
51 PANDIT DIYA RAM

THE HITOPADESA OR BOOK OF GOOD COUNCIL, A SIKH BOOK OF FABLES, SIGNED BY PANDIT DIYA RAM, NORTH INDIA, PUNJAB, LUDHIANA, DATED 1280 AH/1864 AD THE HITOPADESA OR BOOK OF GOOD COUNCIL, A SIKH BOOK OF FABLES, SIGNED BY PANDIT DIYA RAM, NORTH INDIA, PUNJAB, L

1280 AH/1864 AD GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 GBP 25,000.00
18

A LARGE ILLUMINATED QUR'AN JUZ' (XII), PERSIA, ILKHANID, EARLY 14TH CENTURY A LARGE ILLUMINATED QUR'AN JUZ' (XII), PERSIA, ILKHANID, EARLY 14TH CENTURY

EARLY 14TH CENTURY GBP 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 GBP 18,750.00
42 HAFIZ HUSNI AL-ADRATWI

AN ILLUMINATED COLLECTION OF PRAYERS, SIGNED BY HAFIZ HUSNI AL-ADRATWI, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 1295 AH/1878-79 AD AN ILLUMINATED COLLECTION OF PRAYERS, SIGNED BY HAFIZ HUSNI AL-ADRATWI, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 1295 AH/1878-79 AD

1295 AH/1878-79 AD GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 GBP 10,625.00
36

AN ILLUMINATED QUR’AN, COPIED BY SULEYMAN AL-HASHIMI, STUDENT OF ABU BAKR RASHID, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 1179 AH/1765-66 AD AN ILLUMINATED QUR’AN, COPIED BY SULEYMAN AL-HASHIMI, STUDENT OF ABU BAKR RASHID, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 1179 AH/1765-66 AD

1179 AH/1765-66 AD GBP 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 GBP 10,000.00
41 IBRAHIM HAKKI OF ERZURUM

IBRAHIM HAKKI OF ERZURUM, MA'RIFETNAMEH (AN ENCYCLOPAEDIC COMPENDIUM), SIGNED BY MEHMED SHARIF B. ‘ABD AL-GHAFUR B. MUSTAFA, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 1252 AH/1836 AD IBRAHIM HAKKI OF ERZURUM, MA'RIFETNAMEH (AN ENCYCLOPAEDIC COMPENDIUM), SIGNED BY MEHMED SHA

1252 AH/1836 AD GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 GBP 10,000.00
48 MUHAMMAD ISMA'IL AL-SHIRAZI

AN ILLUMINATED QUR’AN, COPIED BY MUHAMMAD ISMA'IL AL-SHIRAZI, PERSIA, SAFAVID, DATED 1094 AH/1682-83 AD AN ILLUMINATED QUR’AN, COPIED BY MUHAMMAD ISMA'IL AL-SHIRAZI, PERSIA, SAFAVID, DATED 1094 AH/1682-83 AD

1094 AH/1682-83 AD GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 GBP 10,000.00
56

AN ILLUSTRATED LEAF FROM THE CHAPTER ON THE SUPERLUNAR REGIONS IN QAZWINI'S 'AJAIB AL-MAKHLUQAT ('THE WONDERS OF CREATION'), TURKEY, OTTOMAN, 16TH CENTURY AN ILLUSTRATED LEAF FROM THE CHAPTER ON THE SUPERLUNAR REGIONS IN QAZWINI'S 'AJAIB AL-MAKHLUQAT ('TH

16TH CENTURY GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 GBP 7,500.00
34

A SECTION FROM SURAH VI (AL-AN’AM) FROM THE QUR’AN, ATTRIBUTABLE TO HAFIZ OSMAN (D.1698), TURKEY, OTTOMAN, 17TH CENTURY A SECTION FROM SURAH VI (AL-AN’AM) FROM THE QUR’AN, ATTRIBUTABLE TO HAFIZ OSMAN (D.1698), TURKEY, OTTOMAN, 17TH CENTURY

17TH CENTURY GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 GBP 5,250.00
6

A QUR’AN LEAF IN KUFIC SCRIPT ON VELLUM, NORTH AFRICA OR NEAR EAST, 9TH CENTURY AD A QUR’AN LEAF IN KUFIC SCRIPT ON VELLUM, NORTH AFRICA OR NEAR EAST, 9TH CENTURY AD

9TH CENTURY AD GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 GBP 5,000.00
33

AN ILLUMINATED QUR’AN SCROLL, COPIED BY MEHMED STUDENT OF WALID B. ABU, TURKEY, CONSTANTINOPLE, OTTOMAN, 17TH CENTURY AN ILLUMINATED QUR’AN SCROLL, COPIED BY MEHMED STUDENT OF WALID B. ABU, TURKEY, CONSTANTINOPLE, OTTOMAN, 17TH CENTURY

17TH CENTURY GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 GBP 5,000.00
39 OSMAN AL-UWAISI

A CALLIGRAPHIC QUATRAIN, SIGNED BY OSMAN AL-UWAISI, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY A CALLIGRAPHIC QUATRAIN, SIGNED BY OSMAN AL-UWAISI, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY

LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 GBP 5,000.00
43 HAFIZ SALEH RUMI

AN ILLUMINATED QUR’AN, COPIED BY HAFIZ SALEH RUMI, STUDENT OF MEHMED NURI, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 1274 AH/1857-58 AD AN ILLUMINATED QUR’AN, COPIED BY HAFIZ SALEH RUMI, STUDENT OF MEHMED NURI, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 1274 AH/1857-58 AD

1274 AH/1857-58 AD GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 GBP 5,000.00
22 KAMAL ABU AL-FADL B. HUBAYSH B. IBRAHIM TIFLISI

KAMAL ABU AL-FADL B. HUBAYSH B. IBRAHIM TIFLISI, KAMIL AL-TA’BIR (D.1203 AD[?]), ON DREAMS AND THEIR INTERPRETATIONS, COPIED BY SIDI B. ‘ALI, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 853 AH/1449 AD KAMAL ABU AL-FADL B. HUBAYSH B. IBRAHIM TIFLISI, KAMIL AL-TA’BIR (D.1203 AD

853 AH/1449 AD GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 GBP 4,375.00
46 AHMAD AL-NAYRIZI

AN ILLUMINATED BOOK OF PRAYERS, SIGNED BY AHMAD AL-NAYRIZI, PERSIA, SAFAVID, DATED 1112 AH/1700 AD AN ILLUMINATED BOOK OF PRAYERS, SIGNED BY AHMAD AL-NAYRIZI, PERSIA, SAFAVID, DATED 1112 AH/1700 AD

1112 AH/1700 AD GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 GBP 3,750.00
47 HAJJI MUHAMMAD IBRAHIM QUMMI

AN ILLUMINATED COLLECTION OF PRAYERS, SIGNED BY HAJJI MUHAMMAD IBRAHIM QUMMI, PERSIA, SAFAVID, DATED 1082 AH/1671 AD AN ILLUMINATED COLLECTION OF PRAYERS, SIGNED BY HAJJI MUHAMMAD IBRAHIM QUMMI, PERSIA, SAFAVID, DATED 1082 AH/1671 AD

1082 AH/1671 AD GBP 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 GBP 3,750.00
  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Selections from the Library of<br>Gerald and Barbara Weiner<br>Live and Online<br>October 8, 2020 / 10am CT</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> DARWIN, Charles Robert. <i>On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection.</i> London: W. Clowes and Sons for John Murray, 1859. [With] autograph note signed. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> [FINE PRESS & LIVRE D'ARTISTE]. -- [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. CHAUCER, Geoffrey. <i>The Works ... now newly imprinted.</i> Edited by F.S. Ellis. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1896. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> LAWRENCE, Thomas Edward. <i>Seven Pillars of Wisdom, a triumph.</i> [London: Privately Printed], 1926. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Selections from the Library of<br>Gerald and Barbara Weiner<br>Live and Online<br>October 8, 2020 / 10am CT</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>Mr. William Shakespear's Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies…</i> London, Printed for H. Herringman, E. Brewster, R. Chiswell, and R. Bentley, 1685. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>The Birds of America…</i> [1839-] 1840-1844. -- AUDUBON, John James and John BACHMAN. <i>The Quadrupeds of North America.</i> 1849-1854. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> OGILBY, John, trans. [MONTANUS, Arnoldus]. <i>America: being the latest, and most Accurate Description of the New World…</i> London: Printed by the Author, 1671. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Selections from the Library of<br>Gerald and Barbara Weiner<br>Live and Online<br>October 8, 2020 / 10am CT</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> HOBBES, Thomas. <i>Leviathan, or The Matter, Forme, & Power of a Common-Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civill.</i> London: printed for Andrew Crooke, 1651. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> BLACKWELL, Elizabeth. <i>A Curious Herbal, containing Five Hundred Cuts of the most useful Plant which are now used in the Practice of Physick…</i> London: John Nourse, 1739. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> MILTON, John. <i>Paradise Lost.</i> London: Printed by S. Simmons ... to be sold by T. Helder, 1669. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Selections from the Library of<br>Gerald and Barbara Weiner<br>Live and Online<br>October 8, 2020 / 10am CT</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> MALCOLM X. Typed letter signed ("Malcolm X"), to Alex Haley. Cairo, Egypt, 18 September 1964. " 1 page, 8vo. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> TOLKIEN, John Ronald Reuel. Autograph letter signed (“JRRT”). To George Sayer, Oxford, 7 August 1952. 2 pages, 8vo, creased; morocco folding case. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> WRIGHT, Frank Lloyd. Autograph manuscript signed ("Frank Lloyd Wright"), entitled "To the Countryside." N.p. [Taliesin?], [June 1926]. 2 pages, 4to, creased. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 24:</b> John Richard, sketchbook kept by soldier-artist during last months of Civil War, 55 drawings, 1865. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 24:</b> Guest register for Catskill Mountain House, with signatures of many notable guests, 1839-43, 1846-52. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 24:</b> Manuscript confirmation of arms & nobility, Esquivel y Vargas family, Salvatierra, Guanajuato, Mexico, 1731. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 24:</b> Elizabeth Shoumatoff, 3 watercolor studies for famous “Unfinished Portrait” of FDR, 1945. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 24:</b><br><i>Sa Ga Yean Qua Rash Tow, Coning Vande Maquas alias Coning Brant,</i> engraving by Pieter Schenck, Netherlands, c.1710s. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 24:</b> Stamp from the Stamp Act of 1765, embossed, “II Shillings VI Pence.” $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 24:</b><br><i>The Law of God,</i> five volumes, first edition, first Jewish translation of the Pentateuch into English, 1845-46. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 24:</b> Diary of James W. Bentley, a cavalry officer protecting settlers on the Overland Trail, 1865. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 24:</b> Pedro de Arenas, <i>Vocabulario manual de las lenguas castellana y mexicana,</i> complete first edition, Mexico, 1611. $12,000 to $18,000.
  • <center><b>Doyle<br>Fine Literature<br>September 30</b>
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> WHITMAN, WALT. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> First Edition. $150,000 to $250,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> MILNE, A.A. and SHEPARD, E.H. <i>Now We Are Six.</i> $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. <i>A Farewell to Arms.</i> $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> NABOKOV, VLADIMIR. <i>Lolita.</i> First American Edition. $5,000 to $8,000.
    <center><b>Doyle<br>Fine Literature<br>September 30</b>
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> RAND, AYN. <i>Atlas Shrugged.</i> $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> STEINBECK, JOHN. <i>To a God Unknown.</i> First Edition. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> WELLS, H.G. <i>The Works of H.G. Wells.</i> $4,000 to $6,000.
    <center><b>We Invite You to Consign!<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps</b>
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>25 September 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Chagall (Marc). <i>Cirque,</i> one of 270 copies on Arches signed by the artist, 38 lithographs, 23 colour, Paris, Tériade Éditeur, 1967. £100,000 to £150,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Sangorski (Alberto).- Poe (Edgar Allan). <i>Annabel Lee and Other Poems,</i> illuminated manuscript in gold and colours, bound in turquoise morocco tooled in gilt and inlaid with 35 jewels, [c.1928]. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Darwin (Charles) and Alfred R. Wallace. “On the Tendency of Species to form Varieties...,” contained in <i>Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society,</i> 1859. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>25 September 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Ornament.- Basque metalwork.- Zuloaga (Eusebio) and Workshop. Collection of twenty-three original ornament designs for damascening, [19th century]. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Arms and Armour.- Rugendas.- <i>Der Harnisch Von Seinem Entstehen Bis Zu Seinem Wiedervergehen In Bildern Dargestelt Und Gezeichnet,</i> [1714 and later]. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Webster (John). <i>A Monumental Columne, erected to the liuing memory of the euer-glorious Henry, late Prince of Wales,</i> rare first edition, Printed by N[icholas]. O[kes]. for William Welby, 1613. £6,000 to £8,000.
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    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Donne (John). <i>Poems, by J.D. with elegies on the Authors Death,</i> first edition, Printed by M[iles]. F[lesher]. for Iohn Marriot, 1633. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Brangwyn (Frank). <i>Venice,</i> oil on canvas, [c. 1908]. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Sewell (Anna). <i>Black Beauty: his Grooms and Companions. The Autobiography of a Horse,</i> first edition, original cloth, [1877]. £3,000 to £4,000.
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    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Gray (John Edward). <i>Gleanings from the Knowsley Menagerie and Aviary at Knowsley Hall,</i> first edition, one of c.100 copies privately printed for the author, 1850. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> George III (King). Warrant signed "George R" for the payment of £60,634 granted for the North American Provinces to the Province of Massachusetts Bay, D.s., manuscript, [c. 1761-62]. £2,000 to £2,500.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Mecca, Medina & Damascus.- 2 manuscript plans of Mecca and El Medinah and a map of Damascus, 3 detailed pen and ink drawings with 3pp. of manuscript notes, [late 19th century]. £1,000 to £1,500.
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