Rare Book Monthly

Articles - June - 2014 Issue

108 Auctions on the June Calendar

With about a week to go 108 auctions are scheduled in June.  Others will be added over the next 2 weeks.  It has been a busy spring.  It will be a busy summer.

   

Sun. Jun. 1st 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics -Internet bidstart 5/25. 487 lots 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 5/25. 474 lots 

Mon. Jun. 2nd 
Dorotheum . Vienna. Autographs. 289 lots 
Autographes Encheres. Meinier. Autographs, Photographs and Historical Souvenirs - Internet bidstart 5/14. 225 lots 

Tue. Jun. 3rd 
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Books and Manuscripts. 39 lots 
Swann Galleries. New York. Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Historical Prints, Ephemera. 388 lots 
Sothebys. New York. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including American. 176 lots 
Dorotheum . Vienna. Art Photography. 228 lots 
Rossini. Paris. Prints

Wed. Jun. 4th 
Bonhams. London. Prints. 398 lots 
Woolley and Wallis. Salisbury. Prints. 41 lots 
Bonhams. New York. the Story of the 20th Century. 180 lots 
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . China - Photography 1890s to 1950s. 70 lots 
Artcurial. Paris. Prints and Illustrated Books. 304 lots 
Dorotheum . Vienna. Modern and Contemporary Prints. 249 lots 
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. Antiquarian and Modern Books. 224 lots 
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . 19th - 21st Century Photography. 315 lots 

Thu. Jun. 5th 
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Bibliophile. 464 lots 
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Autographs, Manuscripts and Documents. 265 lots 
Bonhams. New York. WWII. 16 lots 
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Laguna Beach. Antiquarian Books (Preview) - Internet bidstart 5/29. 202 lots 
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Fine & Rare Books with Asian & Graphic Art. 486 lots 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 5/29
Neret Minet and Tessier. Paris. Comic Strips. 518 lots 
Rossini. Paris. Letters, Postcards

Fri. Jun. 6th 
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Photographs and Photobooks. 242 lots 
ALDE. Paris. Modern Illustrated Books
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Antiques and Collectible - Prints, Books, Maps
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Lee's Summit . Estate Sale - Books and Prints. 15 lots 
Ketterer Kunst Doerling. Hamburg. Modern Classics - Prints. 91 lots 
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Denver, . Denver Summer Auction - Prints

Sat. Jun. 7th 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. War and Militaria
Ketterer Kunst Doerling. Hamburg. Post War and Contemporary - Prints. 110 lots 
Mid Hudson Auction Galleries. Cornwall-on-Hudson, . AUDUBONS, MAPS, NATURAL HISTORY, FINE ART & ANTIQUES

Sun. Jun. 8th 
Grogan and Company. Dedham. Prints, Books
Bonhams. San Francisco. Period Art and Design - Photographs, Prints
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics -Internet bidstart 6/1
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 6/1
National Book Auctions. Ithaca. Books, Art, Ephemera, and Collectibles

Tue. Jun. 10th 
Swann Galleries. New York. The Shape of Things to Come: African-American Fine Art - Prints

Wed. Jun. 11th 
Bonhams. Edinburgh. The Sporting Sale
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Antiquarian Books
Christies. London - King Street. Printed Books and Manuscripts
Tajan. Paris. Books

Thu. Jun. 12th 
De Baecque and Associes. Lyon. Ancient and Modern Books
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Railwayana
Swann Galleries. New York. American Art - Prints
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 6/5

Fri. Jun. 13th 
Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society. Lancaster. Rare and Used Books
Profiles in History. Calabasas Hills. Rare Books and Manuscripts
Cowans Auctions. Cincinnati. American History
Beaussant Lefevre. Paris. Antiquarian and Modern Books
James D Julia Auctioneers. Fairfield. Advertising

Sat. Jun. 14th 
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Prints and Photographs
Vermot de Pas. Paris. Comic Strips, Original Prints, Albums By-Products
Hauswedell and Nolte. Hamburg. Prints
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Cleveland. Works on Paper and Books
Nosbüsch & Stucke. Berlin. Books, Autographs and Manuscripts, Antique Maps and Prints. 890 lots 

Sun. Jun. 15th 
OSENAT. FONTAINEBLEAU. The Empire at Fontainebleau
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics -Internet bidstart 6/8
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 6/8

Tue. Jun. 17th 
Henri Godts Books and Prints Auctions. Bruxelles . Books, Prints, Maps
Christies. London -South Kensington. THE BOEDER LIBRARY: FINE BOOKS FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE PROFESSOR HERIBERT BOEDER
Bloomsbury Philobiblon. Rome. Rare Books. 587 lots 
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints and Photographs

Wed. Jun. 18th 
Bonhams. London. Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Historical Photographs
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Animation Art
Rupert Toovey and Co. West Sussex. Prints
RR Auction. Amherst. Rare Manuscript, Document & Autograph - bidstart 5/23. 889 lots 
Christies. London -South Kensington. Vintage Posters
Pierre Berge and Associes. Paris. Books and Manuscripts
Morton Casa de Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Antiquarian Books and Documents
Dorotheum . Vienna. Books and Decorative Prints
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Printed Books, Maps and Documents

Thu. Jun. 19th 
Christies. New York. Books and Manuscripts. 304 lots 
Swann Galleries. New York. 19th & 20th Century Literature
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Prints
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Americana - Californiana - Travel: The Library of Doyce B. Nunis, Jr. & Collection of James Rolph, J
Sothebys. Paris. Books and Manuscripts
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Children's and Illustrated Books
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 6/12
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Old Master Prints
Koller Auctions. Geneve. Prints

Fri. Jun. 20th 
PIASA. Paris. Ancient and Modern Prints
PIASA. Paris. On Mao Zedong's Time - Posters and Propaganda
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Books and Autographs

Sat. Jun. 21st 
Guillaumot Richard . Villefranche sur Saône. The Art of the Book in 19th C. Lyon

Sun. Jun. 22nd 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics -Internet bidstart 6/15
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 6/15

Wed. Jun. 25th 
Bonhams. Oxford . Printed Books, Maps and Photographs
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Sporting Sale
Minerva Auctions Roma. Roma. Photography
Bonhams. London. Entertainment Memorabilia
Grays Auctioneers. Cleveland, . Prints

Thu. Jun. 26th 
ALDE. Paris. Autographs
Minerva Auctions Roma. Roma. Books, Autographs and Prints
RR Auction. Amherst. Hollywood- Internet bidstart 6/19
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Fine and Decorative Arts - Prints, Books, etc.
Audap and Mirabaud. PARIS. Antiquarian Books
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 6/19

Fri. Jun. 27th 
ALDE. Paris. Antiquarian Books from the XIX Century
Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen. 75172 Pforzheim. Books and Prints. 4699 lots 

Sat. Jun. 28th 
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Modern Prints
OSENAT. FONTAINEBLEAU. The Spirit of the 20th Century
Neal Auction Company. New Orleans. Books, Prints
Neret Minet and Tessier. Paris. Comic Strips

Sun. Jun. 29th 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics -Internet bidstart 6/22
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 6/22

 

For those bidding at auction best of luck.  There is strong competition.  

Rare Book Monthly

  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:<br>Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Caius Julius Hyginus, <i>Poeticon Astronomicon,</i> first illustrated edition, Venice, 1482. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Giovanni Botero, <i>Le Relationi Universali... divise in Sette Parti</i>, Venice, 1618. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> <i>L'Escole des Filles</i>, likely third edition of the first work of pornographic fiction in French, 1676. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:<br>Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Illuminated Book of Hours in Latin on vellum, Flanders, early 16th century. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Johannes Regiomontanus, <i>Calendarium,</i> Venice, 1485. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Pedro de Medina, <i>Libro d[e] gra[n]dezas y cosas memorables de España,</i> Alcalá de Henares, 1566. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:<br>Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b><br>Luis de Lucena, <i>Arte de Ajedres,</i> Salamanca, circa 1496-97. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Andrés Serrano, <i>Los Siete Principes de los Ángeles, válidos de Rey del Cielo,</i> Spain, 1707. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Johannes de Sacrobosco, <i>Sphaera mundi,</i> first illustrated edition, Venice, 1478. $15,000 to $20,000.
  • <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts. March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN. Autograph Manuscript sketch-leaf part of the score of the Scottish Songs, "Sunset" Op. 108 no 2. [Vienna, February 1818]. Inscribed by Alexander Wheelock Thayer. $80,000 to $120,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> Violin belonging to Albert Einstein, presented to him by Oscar H. Steger, 1933. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Autograph Letter Signed ("Papa") to his son Hans Albert, discussing his involvement with the atomic bomb, September 2, 1945. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts. March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> HAMILTON, ALEXANDER. Autograph Letter Signed, to Baron von Steuben, with extensive notes of Von Steuben's aide Benjamin Walker, June 12, 1780. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> NEWTON, ISAAC. Autograph Manuscript in Latin, being detailed instructions on making the philosopher's stone. 8 pp. 1790s. $200,000 to 300,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> 1869 Inauguration Bible of President Ulysses S. Grant. $80,000 to $120,000
  • <b>Leland Little: Important Spring Auction. March 3, 2018</b>
    <b>Leland Little, Mar. 3:</b> Copper Printing Plate for "Marshall's Household Engraving of Washington." $500 to $1000
    <b>Leland Little, Mar. 3:</b> Important Documentary Painting Showing Baseball Great Ty Cobb in Cuba. $1,000 to $2,000
    <b>Leland Little, Mar. 3:</b> <i>Alcoholics Anonymous Comes of Age</i>, Inscribed by Bill Wilson. $500 to $1,000
    <b>Leland Little: Important Spring Auction. March 3, 2018</b>
    <b>Leland Little, Mar. 3:</b> Joan Miró (Spanish, 1893-1983), <i>Prise à l'hameçon.</i> $3,000 to $6,000
    <b>Leland Little, Mar. 3:</b> Maurice Dufrène (French, 1876-1955), <i>Rayon des Soieries</i>. $400 to $800
    <b>Leland Little, Mar. 3:</b> William Pope.L (American, b. 1955), <i>Intimacy Project</i>. $2,000 to $4,000
  • <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Collection of 131 Herbert Ponting gelatin silver contact prints of Antartica, £6000-8000
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> One of several lots of Henri Cartier-Bresson gelatin silver prints, £200-300
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Vintage gelatin silver print of Diego Rivera by Leonard McCombe, £300-500
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Albumen print portrait by Julia Margaret Cameron of Sir John Herschel (April, 1867), £30,000-50,000
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Albumen print by Julia Margaret Cameron, Love, 1864 (from the Norman album), £1000-1500
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Albumen print by Lewis Carroll of Twyford School Eleven (Summer Term, 1859), £1000-1500
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Albumen print portrait by Lewis Carroll of Xie Kitchin as 'Dane' (Oxford, 1873), £500-800
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Calotype print (c1845) by Hill & Adamson of Lady Elizabeth (Rigby) Eastlake, £3000-4000
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Group of 12 waxed paper negatives of Scottish scenes by Thomas Keith, mid-1850s, £3000-5000
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> One of 15 lots of Roger Fenton salt prints of his work in the Crimea, mid-1850s, £400-600
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Quarter plate ambrotype (c.1860s) with ethnographic portrait of a woman seated at a table, £400-600
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Rare whole plate thermoplastic union case of the Landing of Columbus (c.1858),part of the John Hannavy collection, £1500-2000
  • <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>

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