• <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Autograph document signed by Junipero Serra and the other 5 heads of the Alta California missions. $50,000 to $70,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> A Rare 3-rotor German Enigma I Enciphering Machine. $70,000 to $90,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Important collection of correspondence between Werner Heisenberg and Bruno Rossi. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Walt Whitman Autograph manuscript containing his thoughts on death. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Miguel Venegas 24 pp autograph manuscript. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> David Roberts. <i>Holy Land</i>. Six volumes. 1842-1849. First edition. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Extensive collection of Ray Bradbury's primary works, most signed or inscribed. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Peter Force. Declaration of Independence. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Steinbeck. <i>Grapes of Wrath</i>. A fine copy of the first edition. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Lewis & Clark. <i>Travels to the Source of the Missouri River</i>... First English edition, extra-illustrated. 1814. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Manuscript document signed by Nuno de Guzman relating to Hernan Cortes, 1528. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> “Nos los inquisidores..." The first book in English printed West of the Mississippi. [1787]. $5,000 to $8,000
  • <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>Case Antiques: Historic Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction<br>January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> <i>The Massachusetts Magazine: or Monthly Museum of Knowledge and Rational Entertainment,</i> 1789. Signed by George Washington. $28,000 to $32,000
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> George Washington Signed Letter to John Marshall. $12,000 to $14,000
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> Picasso Signed “Vallauris” 1952 Exhibition Poster. $6,000 to $8,000
    <b>Case Antiques: Historic Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction<br>January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> Military appointment commission document signed by both President Thomas Jefferson and Secretary of War Henry Dearborn, dated January 27, 1803. $2,400 to $2,800
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> Doris Ulmann and Julia Peterkin. <i>Roll, Jordan, Roll.</i> New York, 1933, deluxe edition, preceding first edition of the same year. No. 74 of 350. $5,000 to $6,000
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> John Marshall. <i>The Life of George Washington,</i> Philadelphia, 1832. Signed by author. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Case Antiques: Historic Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction<br>January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> Samuel L. Margolies (American, 1897-1974). Aquatint and etching, "Builders of Babylon," 1937. $4,000 to $4,500
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> Two Robert E. Lee (1807-1870) signed documents as President of Washington College. $3,000 to $3,500
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> William C. Harris. <i>The Fishes of North America That Are Captured on Hook and Line</i>, Vol I., New York, 1898. 40 chromolithograph plates. $2,000 to $2,500
    <b>Case Antiques: Historic Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction<br>January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> $100 "Date Back" bank note 1902 from the Clarksville National Bank, Clarksville, Tennessee, depicting the portrait of John Jay Knox, Jr. $1,400 to $1,800
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> View of the University of Virginia, Charlottesville and Monticello, Taken from Lewis Mountain, drawn and lithographed by Edward Sachse. $800 to $1,000
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> Large Civil War photograph mounted on card stock depicting Rossville Gap in Missionary Ridge. $400 to $450
  • <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 39: Presidential Pardon Signed by John F. Kennedy. November 1962. $7,000 to $9,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 537: Marc Chagall. <i>Illustrations for the Bible</i>. Features 28 lithograph plates. First American edition, 1956. $2,000 to $3,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 252: Jack Kerouac. <i>On the Road</i>. 1957. First edition. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 143: Arthur Rimbaud. <i>A Season in Hell</i>. With photogravures by Robert Mapplethorpe. The Limited Editions Club, 1986. $600 to $800
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 72: Group of 11 Harry Truman Signed Letters. Typed & signed by the former President. 1962-1970. $1,500 to $2,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 157: Arthur Conan Doyle. The Complete Works of Sherlock Holmes by The Limited Editions Club. 8 vols. 1950-52. $300 to $500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 173: Jacob Lawrence. <i>The First Book of Moses, Called Genesis</i>. Illustrated with silkscreens by Lawrence. 1989. $2,000 to $3,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 239: William Faulkner. <i>Sartoris</i>. First edition. New York: Harcourt, Brace, & Company, 1929. $2,000 to $3,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 286: Walt Whitman. New Year’s Eve Postcard Signed, “Walt Whitman,” to the poet Gabriel Sarrazin. January, 1891. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 351: Pair of European Fine Bindings. Including Gesanbuch (1831) & Naboznych Vylevov (1911). $200 to $300
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 423: August Luben. <i> Naturhistorischer Atlas der Saugethiere </i>. Includes complete set of 30 loose plates. Leipzig: 1858. $1,000 to $1,500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 386: <i>Famous Monsters of Filmland No 1</i>. Art by Will Elder, text by Forrest Ackerman. Warren’s first monster magazine. Feb, 1958. $2,000 to $3,000

Rare Book Monthly

Articles - November - 2014 Issue

Auctions in November

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More than 4 auctions on average every day this month

For the month of November, as we enter the month, there are 124 auctions on the calendar.  Others will be added over the next few weeks.  The selections are broad and complex.  All who look will find something to bid on, many will find multip0le auctions and many lots to consider.


Sat. Nov. 1st 
Aspire Auctions. Cleveland. Prints - Internet bidstart 10/22. 36 lots 
Skinner. Marlborough. Globes, Manuscripts. 11 lots 

Sun. Nov. 2nd 
Artcurial. Paris. Automobilia. 53 lots 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics - Internet bidstart 10/26. 659 lots 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 10/26. 514 lots 
Freemans. Philadelphia. Modern and Contemporary Works of Art - Prints. 81 lots 
Michaans Auctions. Alameda, CA . November Estate Auction - Books. 81 lots 

Mon. Nov. 3rd 
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Old Master Prints. 4 lots 
Winter Associates. Plainville, CT . Books, Prints. 24 lots 

Tue. Nov. 4th 
Tooveys. West Sussex. Postcards. 204 lots 
Sothebys. London. Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History. 234 lots 
Christies. Paris. COLLECTION LITTÉRAIRE :VERLAINE, RIMBAUD, MALLARMÉ - LA COLLECTION LITTÉRAIRE D'ÉDOUARD-HENRI FISCHE. 255 lots 
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Fine and Decorative Arts - Prints. 38 lots 
Archives International Auctions. FORT LEE,. Wall Street Sale, Part 2. 703 lots 
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Modern and Contemporary Prints. 59 lots 
Tooveys. West Sussex. Photographs and Ephemera. 53 lots 

Wed. Nov. 5th 
Tooveys. West Sussex. Prints. 46 lots 
Bonhams. Edinburgh. The Sporting Sale. 69 lots 
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Chicago. Fine Books and Manuscripts. 435 lots 
Pierre Berge and Associes. Paris. Old Books and Autographs. 63 lots 
Christies. London -South Kensington. Sporting Books. 260 lots 
Zisska and Lacher. Munich. Books. 2084 lots 

Thu. Nov. 6th 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Photography
Swann Galleries. New York. The Latin Americana Library of Dr. W. Michael Mathes. 509 lots 
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Illustrated and Children's Books - Fine Bindings - Prints. 216 lots 
PIASA. Paris. Photography: Metamorphosis. 74 lots 
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Bibliophile. 362 lots 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 10/30
Vermot de Pas. Paris. Russian Militaria
Sothebys. Paris. Library of Carlo de Poortere. 315 lots 

Fri. Nov. 7th 
PIASA. Paris. Ancient and Modern Books. 345 lots 
James D Julia Auctioneers. Fairfield. Advertising
Beaussant Lefevre. Paris. Books and Autographs. 117 lots 
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. Maps and Antiquarian Books. 130 lots 
PIASA. Paris. Autograph Letter and Manuscript

Sat. Nov. 8th 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Legends of the West - Session 1. 564 lots 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Legends of the West - Session 2. 170 lots 

Sun. Nov. 9th 
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Books. 33 lots 
Bonhams. Los Angeles. Period Art and Design - Prints
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics - Internet bidstart 11/2
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 11/2
OSENAT. FONTAINEBLEAU. Automobilia

Mon. Nov. 10th 
Artcurial. Paris. Limited Editions
Aguttes. Neuilly-sur-Seine . Around the World by Poster

Tue. Nov. 11th 
Bloomsbury Philobiblon. Rome. Rare Books. 587 lots 
Minerva Auctions Roma. Roma. Modern and Contemporary Prints

Wed. Nov. 12th 
Bonhams. London. Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Historical Photographs
RR Auction. Amherst. Rare Manuscript, Document & Autograph - Internet bidstart 10/24
Swann Galleries. New York. Contemporary Art - Prints
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Printed Books, Maps and Documents
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Space Exploration. 382 lots 

Thu. Nov. 13th 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics. 2049 lots 
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Fine Golf Books & Memorabilia - The Library of John Burns with Additions. 234 lots 
Ader. PARIS. Judaica
Aguttes. Neuilly-sur-Seine . Books
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Historical Aviation, Maritime, and Transport Memorabilia
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Important Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper
Christies. Paris. MR. KASPAR FLEISCHMANN COLLECTION SOLD FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PHOTOGRAPHY CENTER OF THE UNIVERSITY O
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 11/6
Kestenbaum and Company. New York. Books, Manuscripts, Ceremonial Objects and Works of Art

Fri. Nov. 14th 
Sothebys. Paris. Photographs
Ader. PARIS. Photography Books
Christies. Paris. Photographs
Tajan. Paris. Photographs
ALDE. Paris. Letters and Original Manuscripts
Artcurial. Paris. Photography

Sat. Nov. 15th 
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Prints
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Lee's Summit . 50 Year Collection of Railroadiana
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. Extraordinary collection of the Prince's Palace of Monaco - Day 1

Sun. Nov. 16th 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics - Internet bidstart 11/9
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 11/9
Skinner. Boston. Fine Books and Manuscripts
Ader. PARIS. Photographs
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. Extraordinary collection of the Prince's Palace of Monaco - Day 2

Mon. Nov. 17th 
Ketterer Kunst Doerling. Hamburg. Rare Books, Manuscripts, Autographs, Decorative Prints, Maritime and North German Art
Neret Minet and Tessier. Paris. Comics
Cowans Auctions. Cincinnati. Books on Exploration and More - Internet bidstart 11/6. 130 lots 
Northeast Auctions. Portsmouth. Fall Afternoon Auction - Prints

Tue. Nov. 18th 
Burgersdijk and Niermans. Leiden. Antiquarian Books
Swann Galleries. New York. 19th and 20th Century Literature
Hauswedell and Nolte. Hamburg. Rare Books and Autographs
Ader. PARIS. Letters and Autograph Manuscripts - Women
Christies. London - King Street. Highlights from the Erotic Library of Tony Fekete
Paige Auction. Portland. Prints, Ephemera
Poulin Antiques Auctions. Fairfield. Rare Books

Wed. Nov. 19th 
Old World Auctions. Glen Allen. Antique Maps, Globes, Charts, Atlases & Vintage Graphics - online bidstart 11/5
Christies. London - King Street. Valuable Manuscripts and Printed Books
ALDE. Paris. Antiquarian Books and Nineteenth Century

Thu. Nov. 20th 
RR Auction. Amherst. Space and Aviation - Internet bidstart 11/13
Swann Galleries. New York. Autographs
Christies. New York. American Prints
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Norwich. Books - Day 1
Sothebys. London. Music, Continental and Russian Books and Manuscripts
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 11/13
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Fall Americana and Paintings
Robert Siegel Galleries. New York. Brandon Collection Part 2: General Issues and Postal History

Fri. Nov. 21st 
Cowans Auctions. Cincinnati. American History
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Photographs and Photobooks
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Norwich. Books - Day 2
Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions. Brussels. Books and Prints

Sat. Nov. 22nd 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters. 1354 lots 
Neal Auction Company. New Orleans. Books, Prints
Addison and Sarova. Macon. Rare and Fine Books. 133 lots 
Artcurial. Paris. Comic Strips
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Lee's Summit . The Loyd Davis Estate

Sun. Nov. 23rd 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics - Internet bidstart 11/16
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 11/16

Mon. Nov. 24th 
Doyle New York. New York. Rare Books, Autographs and Maps
Doyle New York. New York. Rare Books Deaccessioned from the New York City Bar Association
Doyle New York. New York. Photographs

Tue. Nov. 25th 
Bonhams. Oxford . Printed Books, Maps and Photographs
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Books, Manuscripts, Prints
Swann Galleries. New York. Printed & Manuscript Americana
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Books and Manuscripts
Christies. London -South Kensington. Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts

Wed. Nov. 26th 
Ader. PARIS. Prints
ALDE. Paris. An Architectural Enthusiast's Library

Thu. Nov. 27th 
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Prints
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 11/20
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Cape Town. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 11/20

Fri. Nov. 28th 
Neret Minet and Tessier. Paris. Books - Manuscripts - Photos

Sat. Nov. 29th 
Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH. Berlin-Schoneberg. Rare Books, Prints, Photography

Sun. Nov. 30th 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics - Internet bidstart 11/23
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 11/23

Rare Book Monthly

  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 15:</b> Icons & Images: Photographs & Photobooks
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 1:</b> Vintage Posters Featuring Highlights from the Gail Chisholm Collection
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 8:</b> Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 13:</b> 19th & 20th Century Prints & Drawings
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 22:</b> Autographs
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 29:</b> Printed & Manuscript African Americana
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Apr 12:</b> Printed & Manuscript Americana
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Apr 26:</b> Fine Illustrated Books & Graphics
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 3:</b> Graphic Design
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 15:</b> 19th & 20th Century Literature
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jun 7:</b><br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jun 21:</b> Revolutionary & Presidential Americana from the Collection of William Wheeler III
  • <b>Sotheby’s, New York: Fine Printed and Manuscript Americana, Including Cartography. January 17, 2018</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> Hayden, Ferdinand V. <i>The Yellowstone National Park, and the Mountain Ranges of Portions of Idaho, Nevada, Colorado and Utah</i>. Boston, 1876. $250,000 to $350,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> Colton, G. Woolworth. <i>Colton’s New Map of the State of Texas, The Indian Territory and Adjoining Portions of New Mexico, Louisiana, and Arkansas</i>. New York, 1882. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> [Jefferson, Thomas]. <i>The Committee appointed to prepare a Plan for the temporary Government of the Western Territory, have agreed to the following Resolutions.</i> … [Annapolis, 1 March 1784]. $250,000 to $350,000
    <b>Sotheby’s, New York: Fine Printed and Manuscript Americana, Including Cartography. January 17, 2018</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> Mitchell, Samuel Augustus. <i>A New Map of Texas Oregon and California with the Regions Adjoining. Compiled from the Most Recent Authorities</i>. Philadelphia, 1846. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> Bodmer, Karl [illustrator] — Prince Maximilian Zu Wied-Neuwied. <i>Reise In Das Innere Nord-America In Den Jahren 1832 Bis 1834</i>. 1839-1841. $250,000 to $350,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> Bry, Theodor De, Thomas Hariot, and John White. <i>[Hariot's Virginia]. Wunderbarliche, Doch Warhafftige Erklärung, Von der Gelegenheit und Sitten der Wilden in Virginia</i>... Frankfurt, 1590. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s, New York: Fine Printed and Manuscript Americana, Including Cartography. January 17, 2018</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> Bry, Theodor De, Thomas Hariot, and John White. <i>[Hariot's Virginia]. Wunderbarliche, Doch Warhafftige Erklärung, Von der Gelegenheit und Sitten der Wilden in Virginia</i>... Frankfurt, 1590. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> Catlin, George. Catlin's North American Indian Portfolio. Hunting Scenes and Amusements of the Rocky Mountains and Prairies of America. London, 1844. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> Franklin, Benjamin ["Richard Saunders"]. <i>Poor Richard Improved: Being an Almanack and Ephemeris ... For ... 1756</i>. Philadelphia: B. Franklin And D. Hall, 1755. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Sotheby’s, New York: Fine Printed and Manuscript Americana, Including Cartography. January 17, 2018</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> Paine, Thomas. <i>Common Sense; Addressed to the Inhabitants Of America... A New Edition, with Several Additions in the Body of the Work</i> ... Philadelphia, [1776]. $60,000 to $80,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> The Declaration of Independence. In Congress, July 4, 1776 … Salem, Massachusetts-Bay: Printed By E. Russell, By Order Of Authority, [Ca. 18–20 July 1776]. $1,000,000 to $1,500,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> Hamilton, Alexander, James Madison, and John Jay. The Federalist. A Collection of Essays, Written in Favour of the New Constitution … New York, 1788. $200,000 to $300,000

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