• <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July 8: Rare Books & Manuscripts</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions July 8:</b><br> Walter Gibson's Complete Run of The Shadow. 48 bound volumes, 1931-44. $8,000-12,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions July 8:</b><br> Frederic Shoberl, The World in Miniature: Hindoostan. 6 volumes. $2,000-4,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions July 8:</b><br> A Rare Copy of the Earliest Chicago Newspaper to Report on the Great Fire of 1871. $6,000-8,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July 8: Rare Books & Manuscripts</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions July 8:</b><br> Broadside Proclamation by Mayor Roswell B. Mason for the Preservation of Good Order Following the Great Fire of 1871. Chicago. $4,000-6,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions July 8:</b><br> Peter Force Engraving of the Declaration of Independence. One page. Scarce and highly collectable. $15,000-20,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions July 8:</b><br> John Quincy Adams. The Jubilee of the Constitution. A Discourse. First edition. Inscribed. 1839. $3,000-5,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July 8: Rare Books & Manuscripts</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions July 8:</b><br> Cuban Revolution: Expedicion y Desembarco del “Granma.” Havana, ca. 1959. With portraits of the Castro brothers & Che Guevara. $150-250
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions July 8:</b><br> Osuna Ramos. A group of 28 photographs of the Mexican Revolution & aftermath in Mexico City, 1910-1920. 4½ x 6”. $400-600
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions July 8:</b><br> Charles Bukowski. Hot Water Music. First edition with original signed painting. 1983. $2,000-4,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July 8: Rare Books & Manuscripts</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions July 8:</b><br> Alan Ginsberg. Five Page Autographed Letter. Signed. February 10, 1971. $3,000-5,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions July 8:</b><br> Andy Warhol’s Children’s Book. Featuring 12 color illustrations. Signed 5 times. 1983. $5,000-7,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions July 8:</b><br> Albrecht Durer. The Martyrdom Saint John the Evangelist. Woodcut, 1511 edition. $1,000-2,000
  • <b>19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy.</b>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Exodus 10:10 to 16:15. Complete Biblical scroll sheet in Hebrew, a Torah scroll panel. Middle East, ca. 10th or 11th century.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Copernicus Refuted. (Astronomy.). Scientific manuscript of a course of studies at Collège de la Trinité, Lyon. 1660s.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Israel’s War of Independence and the Early Days of the IDF. 58 photographs presented to Israel Ber, IDF officer and later convicted spy.
    <b>19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy.</b>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Early Unpublished Darwin letter on the races of man. Autograph Letter Signed [to Henry Denny]. Down, Kent, June 1, [1844].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Classic Image of American Slavery. Kimball, M. H. <i>Emancipated Slaves</i>. New York: George Hanks, 1863.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> (Underground Railroad.) Scaggs, Isaac. Important Runaway Slave Poster: $500 Reward Ran away, or decoyed from the subscriber…
  • <b>Bonhams, inviting consignments for Sep 27:</b> Newton. <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica</i>. London, 1687.
    <b>Bonhams, inviting consignments for Sep 27:</b> Josephus. <i>De antiquitate Judaica.</i> Lubeck, 1475-76.
    <b>Bonhams, inviting consignments for Sep 27:</b> Carlerius. <i>Sporta fragmentorum, Sportula fragmentorum</i>. Brussels, 1478-79.
    <b>Bonhams, inviting consignments for Sep 27:</b> Fridolin. <i>Der Schatzbehalter</i>. Nuremberg, 1491.
    <b>Bonhams, inviting consignments for Sep 27:</b> Pinder. <i>Der beschlossen gart des rosenkrantz marie</i>. Nuremberg, 1505.
    <b>Bonhams, inviting consignments for Sep 27:</b> Isidorus Hispalensis. <i>Synonyma de Homine</i>. Nuremberg, 1470-71.
    <b>Bonhams, inviting consignments for Sep 27:</b> Durer. Sammelband including <i>Underweysung der messing</i>. Nuremberg, 1525-29.
  • <b>Forum Auctions: Online Sale of Cricket Books and Works on Paper. Now through July 5, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, now thru Jul 5:</b> Wisden (John). <i>Cricketers' Almanack for 1896</i>, original cloth, 1896. £15,000 to 20,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, now thru Jul 5:</b> Wisden (John). <i>The Cricketers' Almanack for the year 1869</i>, excellent copy of the scarce sixth edition, 1869. £10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, now thru Jul 5:</b> Wisden (John). <i>Cricketers' Almanack for 1916</i>, with tribute to W.G. Grace by Lord Harris, original cloth, 1916. £5,000 to 6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Online Sale of Cricket Books and Works on Paper. Now through July 5, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, now thru Jul 5:</b> Lillywhite (Frederick) and Arthur Haygarth. <i>Cricket Scores and Biographies of Celebrated Cricketers</i>, vol. 1 - 16 [a complete run], 1862-2003. £750 to 1,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, now thru Jul 5:</b> Trumper (Victor). Postcard of Victor Trumper, signed by Trumper on image, 1905. £300 to 400
    <b>Forum Auctions, now thru Jul 5:</b> Crombie (Charles). <i>Laws of Cricket</i>, 1907; and 29 others. £150 to 200

Rare Book Monthly

Articles - May - 2014 Issue

Auctions in May

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For the month of May 105 auctions are scheduled.  A few more will be announced as the month progresses.  The flow of auctions has become so insistent that the continuum of auctions is now self-sustaining.

Thu. May. 1st 
Swann Galleries. New York. Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books. 291 lots 
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Asian Art - Books and Prints. 21 lots 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 4/24. 495 lots 
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Affordable Prints and Photographs. 127 lots 
Sothebys. New York. Prints. 357 lots 

Fri. May. 2nd 
Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen. 75172 Pforzheim. Old and Rare Books and Manuscripts. 5343 lots 

Sun. May. 4th 
Bonhams. Los Angeles. Entertainment Memorabilia, Including Animation Art. 93 lots 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 4/27. 432 lots 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics -Internet bidstart 4/27. 619 lots 
Freemans. Philadelphia. Modern and Contemporary Works of Art - Prints. 165 lots 

Mon. May. 5th 
Australian Book Auctions. Armadale, . The Military Sale. 461 lots 
Dorotheum . Vienna. Globes. 14 lots 
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Old Master Prints. 9 lots 

Tue. May. 6th 
Australian Book Auctions. Armadale, . The Gallery Sale. 239 lots 
Rossini. Paris. Prints
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Modern and Contemporary Prints. 33 lots 

Wed. May. 7th 
Heritage Auctions. Beverly Hills. Pin-up, Pulp, and Illustration Art. 657 lots 
Zisska and Schauer. Munich . Antiquarian Books and Manuscripts. 625 lots 
Lyon and Turnbull. Edinburgh. Rare Books, Maps and Manuscripts. 365 lots 
Swann Galleries. New York. Art, Press & Illustrated Books. 307 lots 
Sothebys. London. Photographs. 148 lots 

Thu. May. 8th 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 5/1
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Historic Autographs & Manuscripts with Archival Materia. 405 lots 
Zisska and Schauer. Munich . Literature and Children's Books. 389 lots 
Zisska and Schauer. Munich . Travel and Maps. 435 lots 

Fri. May. 9th 
Zisska and Schauer. Munich . Books and Prints. 499 lots 

Sat. May. 10th 
Northeast Auctions. Portsmouth. Prints
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Cleveland. Fine and Decorative Arts - Prints. 368 lots 
Guillaumot Richard . Villefranche sur Saône. Hunting Library of Mr. E. B Château de La Palisse in Allier
Ferraton. Bruxelles. Antiquarian and Modern Books, Autographs, and Prints

Sun. May. 11th 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 5/4
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics -Internet bidstart 15/4

Tue. May. 13th 
Burgersdijk and Niermans. Leiden. New and Antiquarian Books
Bolaffi Ambassador Auctions. Turin. Antiquarian Books and Autographs. 762 lots 
Swann Galleries. New York. Contemporary Art - Prints
Artcurial. Paris. Books and Manuscripts

Wed. May. 14th 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Space. 345 lots 
ALDE. Paris. Modern Illustrated Books, Part II
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Printed Books and Maps
RR Auction. Amherst. Rare Manuscript, Document & Autograph - bidstart 4/25. 1180 lots 
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. Dada Surrealism - Books, Manuscripts, Photographs...
Kedem Auction. Jerusalem . Jewish and Israeli History and Culture, Israeli and International Art
Robert Siegel Galleries. New York. Worldwide Postal History

Thu. May. 15th 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Bibliophile
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Chicago. Fine Prints
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Collectors Sale - Ephemera
Sothebys. New York. Contemporary Art - Prints
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 5/8
Aguttes. Neuilly-sur-Seine . Ancient Books and Documents

Fri. May. 16th 
Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions. Brussels. Books
PIASA. Paris. Ancient, Modern and Contemporary Photographs
Pierre Berge and Associes. Paris. Books
Gonnelli Casa DAste. Firenze. Books, Manuscripts, Prints. 400 lots 
Skinner. Boston. American and European Prints and Photography
Aspire Auctions. Cleveland. Prints and Photographs
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Norwich. Pictures and Prints
Hauff and Auvermann. Berlin-Wilmersdorf. Spring Auction - Part I: Old and rare Books. Autographs.. 645 lots 
Hauff and Auvermann. Berlin-Wilmersdorf. Spring Auction - Part II. Old and rare Books. Engravings.

Sat. May. 17th 
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Prints and Photographs
Gonnelli Casa DAste. Firenze. Musical works, Autographs and signed books. 147 lots 
Profiles in History. Calabasas Hills. DEBBIE REYNOLDS – THE AUCTION FINALE - Ephemera
Hauff and Auvermann. Berlin-Wilmersdorf. Spring Auction - Part III: Modern books. Posters. Photography.
Hauff and Auvermann. Berlin-Wilmersdorf. Spring Sale - Part IV: Modern and contemporary Art.

Sun. May. 18th 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 5/11
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics -Internet bidstart 5/11
Bonhams. Los Angeles. Period Art and Design - Prints

Mon. May. 19th 
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Important Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper
Ketterer Kunst Doerling. Hamburg. Rare Books, Manuscripts, Autographs, Decorative Prints, Maritime and North German Art

Tue. May. 20th 
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Books, Manuscripts and Graphic Arts
Rupert Toovey and Co. West Sussex. Antiquarian and Collectors Books
Bonhams. Oxford . Law Books - Part II
Hauswedell and Nolte. Hamburg. Rare Books and Autographs
Artcurial. Paris. Photography
Artcurial. Paris. Limited Editions
Skinner. Boston. Prints and photography - Internet bidstart 5/13
Sothebys. London. Music and Continental Books and Manuscripts
Paige Auction. Portland. May Sale - Posters
Rossini. Paris. Prints
Robert Siegel Galleries. New York. U.S. Postal History

Wed. May. 21st 
Christies. London - King Street. Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts
Rupert Toovey and Co. West Sussex. Prints
ALDE. Paris. Antiquarian Books from the XIX Century Part I
Old World Auctions. Glen Allen. Antique Maps, Globes, Charts, Atlases & Vintage Graphics - online bidstart 5/7
Christies. London -South Kensington. Vintage Posters
Morton Casa de Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Antiquarian and Modern Documents, Prints and Books

Thu. May. 22nd 
Swann Galleries. New York. Autographs
RR Auction. Amherst. Space and Aviation - Internet bidstart 5/15
Sothebys. New York. American Art - Prints
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 5/15
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Fine Books from the Library of Dr. Elmer Belt

Sat. May. 24th 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Americana, Political
Artcurial. Paris. the Universe of the Creator of TinTin

Sun. May. 25th 
Artcurial. Paris. Comic Strips
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 5/18
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics -Internet bidstart 5/18

Tue. May. 27th 
Christies. Paris. Photo Fashion

Wed. May. 28th 
Grays Auctioneers. Cleveland, . Prints

Thu. May. 29th 
Christies. London -South Kensington. Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Automobilia
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Art - Prints
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Norwich. Books - Day 1
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 5/22

Fri. May. 30th 
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Norwich. Books - Day 2

Sat. May. 31st 
Skinner. Boston. Fine Books and Manuscripts

Rare Book Monthly

  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries: Inviting Quality Consignments</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 30:</b> Carte-de-visite album featuring a previously unrecorded image of Harriet Tubman, 1860s. Sold for $161,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 7:</b> Hovhannes Amira Dadian, first world atlas in Armenian, Venice, 1849. Sold for $37,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 16:</b> T.E. Lawrence, <i>Seven Pillars of Wisdom</i>, privately printed edition, inscribed, London, 1926. Sold for $62,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries: Inviting Quality Consignments</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 14:</b> 22 large-format photographs from NASA missions, 1965-84. Sold for $43,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21: </b> Charles M. Schulz, <i>Here Comes the Big Polar Bear</i>, pen & ink, 4-panel Peanuts comic strip, 1957. Sold for $12,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 4:</b> Elliott Erwitt, photograph of JFK & Eisenhower, signed by both, 1960. Sold for $32,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries: Inviting Quality Consignments</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 9:</b> John Milton, <i>Paradise Lost</i>, first edition, London, 1668. Sold for $22,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 30:</b> Frederick Douglass, Autograph Letter Signed to George Alfred Townsend, Washington, 1880. Sold for $100,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 26:</b> <i>Les Maîtres de l'Affiche</i>, 5 volumes, Paris, 1896-1900. Sold for $47,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries: Inviting Quality Consignments</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 16:</b> James Joyce, <i>Ulysses</i>, first edition, number 724 on handmade paper, Paris, 1922. Sold for $33,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 9:</b> Single leaf of the Gutenberg Bible, Mainz, 1455, in a copy of Newton's <i>A Noble Fragment</i>. Sold for $52,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 27:</b> The Book of Mormon, first edition, Palmyra, NY, 1830. Sold for $52,500.
  • <b>Pierre Bergé and Associés in association with Sotheby’s:<br>De la musique avant toute chose… June 28, 2017</b>
    <b>Pierre Bergé and Associés in association with Sotheby’s, Jun 28:</b> Roland de Lassus. [Songs and madrigals]. Album gathering three collections of secular music for tenor. 15.000-20.000 €
    <b>Pierre Bergé and Associés in association with Sotheby’s, Jun 28:</b> Richard Wagner. <i>Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg.</i> Original edition corrected and annotated by Wagner. 60.000-80.000 €
    <b>Pierre Bergé and Associés in association with Sotheby’s, Jun 28:</b> Claude Debussy. <i>La Damoiselle élue</i>. Lyrical poem, after D.-G. Rossetti. Limited edition of 160 copies. 6.000-8.000 €
    <b>Pierre Bergé and Associés in association with Sotheby’s:<br>De la musique avant toute chose… June 28, 2017</b>
    <b>Pierre Bergé and Associés in association with Sotheby’s, Jun 28:</b> Stéphane Mallarmé. Handwritten notebook made by Geneviève Mallarmé. No place or date [circa 1910]. 10.000-15.000 €
    <b>Pierre Bergé and Associés in association with Sotheby’s, Jun 28:</b> Henri Sauguet. <i>Les Forains</i>. Ballet. Reduction for piano. Original edition. 20.000-30.000 €
    <b>Pierre Bergé and Associés in association with Sotheby’s, Jun 28:</b> Athanasius Kircher. <i>Musurgia Universalis sive Ars Magna Consoni et Dissoni in X. Libros digesta.</i> 1650. 30.000-40.000 €
    <b>Pierre Bergé and Associés in association with Sotheby’s:<br>De la musique avant toute chose… June 28, 2017</b>
    <b>Pierre Bergé and Associés in association with Sotheby’s, Jun 28:</b> François Villon, & Clément Marot. <i>Les Œuvres de François Villon de Paris, Reviewed and gathered by Clement Marot.</i> 15.000-20.000 €
    <b>Pierre Bergé and Associés in association with Sotheby’s, Jun 28:</b> Rainer Maria Rilke. <i>Larenopfer</i> (Offrande aux dieux Lares). The second collection of Rainer Maria Rilke, containing ninety poems. 6.000-8.000 €
    <b>Pierre Bergé and Associés in association with Sotheby’s, Jun 28:</b> Paul Éluard. <i>Capitale de la douleur.</i> One of the most beautiful poetic collections from the first surrealist wave. 15.000-20.000 €
    <b>Pierre Bergé and Associés in association with Sotheby’s, Jun 28:</b> Pierre de Ronsard. <i>Les Amours</i> ... newly augmented by him, and commented by Marc Antoine de Muret. 40.000-60.000 €
  • <b>Sotheby’s London: English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin. July 11, 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul 11:</b> Austen, Jane. Autograph letter, written in the third person, to her niece Anna Austen (later Lefroy), 1812. £80,000 to 100,000
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul 11:</b> Smith, Adam. <i>An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations</i>. London: Printed for W. Strahan; And T. Cadell, 1776. £50,000 to 70,000
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul 11:</b> Darwin, Charles. <i>On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life</i>. John Murray, 1859. £50,000 to 70,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London: English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin. July 11, 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul 11:</b> Dickens, Charles. Autograph draft manuscript of "Mrs Gamp with the Strolling Players,” 1847. £40,000 to 60,000
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul 11:</b> Shepard, E.H. Two drawings from <i>Winnie-The-Pooh</i> comprising “Why, what’s the matter?” and “He was taking the balloon out…” £40,000 to 60,000
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul 11:</b> Blake, William. <i>Illustrations of the Book of Job. Invented and Engraved by William Blake. Published as the Act Directs...By William Blake, 8 March 1825</i> [1826]. £20,000 to 30,000
  • <b>Cowan’s Auctions: An Eclectic Collection: The Library of the Late Dr. Ivan Gilbert of Columbus.<br>June 5-26</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 5-26:</b> [Voyages and Travel] Churchill's Voyages 1732 - Complete in 6 Volumes.<br>$5,000 - $7,500.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 5-26:</b> [Illustrated] Alice by Salvador Dali, Signed and Limited. $3,000 - $5,000
    <b>Cowan’s, June 5-26:</b> [Literature] The Little Prince - Signed/Limited First French Edition, 1943; #61 of 260. $5,000 - $7,500
    <b>Cowan’s Auctions: An Eclectic Collection: The Library of the Late Dr. Ivan Gilbert of Columbus.<br>June 5-26</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 5-26:</b> [Literature] Gone With The Wind, 1st in DJ, May, 1936. $1,500 - $2,500
    <b>Cowan’s, June 5-26:</b> [Literature - Modern Firsts] Rare Henry Miller, Tropic of Cancer, Obelisk Press Paris - 1934. $2,000 - $3,000
    <b>Cowan’s, June 5-26:</b> [[Sporting - Fishing] Rare - Lee Sturges, Salmon Fishing New Brunswick, 1 of 50 Printed - 7 Original Etchings.<br>$4,000 - $6,000
    <b>Cowan’s Auctions: An Eclectic Collection: The Library of the Late Dr. Ivan Gilbert of Columbus.<br>June 5-26</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 5-26:</b> [Voyages and Travel - Maritime] Rare Ledyard Account of Cook's Last Voyage, 1783 Hartford, Howes "d".<br>$10,000 - $15,000
    <b>Cowan’s, June 5-26:</b> [Illustrated - Maxfield Parrish] Knave of Hearts, Scribner's, 1st Hardback Edition, 1925 Parrish Illustrations.<br>$750 - $1,000
    <b>Cowan’s, June 5-26:</b> [Bible - Illustrated - Cartography) Massive Dutch Bible, 1682, Contemporary Colored Maps, Working Brass Clasps. $2,500 - $3,500
    <b>Cowan’s Auctions: An Eclectic Collection: The Library of the Late Dr. Ivan Gilbert of Columbus.<br>June 5-26</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 5-26:</b> [Women Suffrage - Civil Rights - Autographs] A Unique Extra-Illustrated Life of Susan B. Anthony. $15,000 - $20,000
    <b>Cowan’s, June 5-26:</b> [18th Century French Manuscript] Unpublished History of Belle-Isle-En-Mer, 1754 With Watercolor Illustration.<br>$10,000 - $15,000
    <b>Cowan’s, June 5-26:</b> [Illustrated - Children's - Movable] Wonderful 19th Century Lothar Meggendorfer Moveable Book. $750 - $1,000

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