• <b>Sotheby’s London: Fine Autograph Letters and Manuscripts from a Distinguished Private Collection. Part I: Music. 26 October 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Beethoven, Ludwig van. Autograph Manuscript of the Canon "Ewig Dein" Woo 161, signed at the end ("...[Ewig] Dein...Freund Ludwig Van Beethowen"). Est. £120,000 to £150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Brahms, Johannes. Autograph Manuscript of the "Geistliches Wiegenlied", Op.91 No.2, for Contralto, Viola And Piano, the original version of 1864, signed and inscribed at the end by the composer. Est. £200,000 to £250,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Chopin, Frédéric. Autograph Manuscript of the Opening of the Étude Op.25 No.2, in A-Flat Major, signed and dated ("Paris Ce 28 Avril F. Chopin"). Est. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London: Fine Autograph Letters and Manuscripts from a Distinguished Private Collection. Part I: Music. 26 October 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Haydn, Joseph. Autograph Letter Signed ("Jos Haydn[Paraph]"), to the Baden Choirmaster Anton Stoll, 30 July 1802. Est. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Verdi, Giuseppe. Autograph Working Manuscript of a scene from Ernani. Est. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Verdi, Giuseppe. Highly Important Series of Thirty-Six Autograph Letters Signed to The Librettist Salvadore Cammarano, written between 1844 And 1851, the greater part unpublished and unrecorded. Est. £250,000 to £300,000
  • <b>Sotheby’s New York: The Magnificent Botanical Library of D. F. Allen. October 26, 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Redouté, Pierre Joseph, and Claude Antoine Thory. <i>Les Roses</I>. Paris: Firmin Didot, 1817–1824. Est. $225,000 to $325,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Trew, Jakob Christoph. <i>Hortus Nitidissimis Omnen Per Annum Superbiens Floribus</i>… Nuremberg: Johann Joseph Fleischmann, 1750 [–1786]. Est. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Trew, Christoph Jakob, and Benedict Christian Vogel. <i>Plantæ Selectæ</i>…[Nuremberg:] 1750–1773; Supplement, [Augsburg:] 1790 [–1792]. Est. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s New York: The Magnificent Botanical Library of D. F. Allen. October 26, 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Jacquin, Nikolaus Joseph von. <i>Plantarum Rariorum Horti Caesarei Schönbrunnensis Descriptiones Et Icones.</i>Vienna; London; Leiden, 1797–1804. Est. $180,000 to $250,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Weinmann, Johann Wilhelm. <i>Phytanthoza Iconographia; Sive Conspectus Aliquot Millium, Tam Indigenarum Quam Exoticarum</i>… Regensburg, 1735–1737–1745. Est. $120,000 to $180,000
  • <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>Results from Bonhams’ sale of <i>Fine Books & Manuscripts Featuring Exploration and Travel</i></b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Columbus. De Insulis nuper in mari Indico repertis. Basel, 1494. SOLD for $751,500
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Cook in Tahiti. [Playbill]. [Germany, c.1840.] SOLD for $6,250
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Aa, Pieter van der. Naaukeurige versameling der gedenk-waardigste zee en land-reysen. Leyden, 1706-8. SOLD for $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Dürer. Underweysung der messung [and two more]. Nuremberg, 1525-8. SOLD for $175,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Cortes, Hernan. A Pleito signed by Antonio de Mendoza in the case of Hernan Cortes. 1542. SOLD for $8750
    <b>Results from Bonhams’ <i>The Air and Space Sale</i></b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Russian Kholod 5D67 HFL Rocket Engine. SOLD for $25,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Neil Armstrong Apollo Era Training Glove. SOLD for $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Full Scale Sputnik-1 EMC/EMI Lab Model. SOLD for $847,500
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> SOLRAD GREB Spy Satellite Engineering Dummy. SOLD for $10,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Soviet LK-3 Lunar Lander Model. SOLD for $25,000

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>Sotheby’s Paris: Books & Manuscripts. 30 October 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> MARCEL PROUST. Du côté de chez Swann. Grasset, 1913. First edition. One of 5 copies on Japan paper, inscribed by the author to Louis Brun. Est. €400,000 - 600,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> Saint-Exupéry. <i>25 Autograph Illustrated Letters to his Friend Charles Sallès</i>. Est. €30,000-50,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> French Revolution, 1793. Déclaration des droits de l’Homme. 2,55 x 1,30m. A monumental wallpaper poster of the 1793 version, with hand-colored highlights. Unique copy. Est. €100,000 - 150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> GIAMBATTISTA PIRANESI. <i>Vedute di Roma</i>, 1748-1775. 107 etchings. An exceptional copy, printed and bound before 1780. Est. €50,000 - 80,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> Picasso, Pablo -- Fernando de Rojas. LA CÉLESTINE. [PARIS, EDITIONS DE L'ATELIER CROMMELYNCK, 1971.] One of the 30 copies hors commerce (n° X). 66 original etchings by Picasso. Signed. Est. €30,000 - €35,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14: 19th & 20th Century Literature</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b><br><i>The Centenary Edition of the Works of Ian Fleming</i>, one of 26 lettered sets, 18 volumes, London, 2008. $25,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> William Faulkner, <i>The Marble Faun</i>, first edition, signed & inscribed to Dorothy Wilcox by Faulkner & Phil Stone, Boston, 1924. $18,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Maurice Sendak, <i>Where the Wild Things Are</i>, first edition, signed & inscribed to William Archibald, New York, 1963. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14: 19th & 20th Century Literature</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Anne Frank, <i>Het Achterhuis</i>, first edition, in first state jacket, Amsterdam, 1947. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Roald Dahl, <i>Charlie and the Chocolate Factory</i>, first edition, signed, New York, 1964. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b><br>Ray Bradbury, <i>Fahrenheit 451</i>, first limited edition bound in Johns-Manville Quinterra, New York, 1953. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14: 19th & 20th Century Literature</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Benjamin Graham, <i>The Intelligent Investor</i>, first edition, in original dust jacket, New York, 1949. $4,500 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Anna Sewell, <i>Black Beauty</i>, first edition, inscribed, London, 1877. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Arthur Conan Doyle, <i>A Study in Scarlet</i>, first American edition, Philadelphia, 1890. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14: 19th & 20th Century Literature</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> James Fenimore Cooper, <i>The Last of the Mohicans</i>, first edition, two volumes, Philadelphia, 1826. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Amelia Earhart, <i>20 hrs. 40 mins. Our Flight in Friendship</i>, limited first edition, signed, New York, 1928. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Philip K. Dick, <i>World of Chance</i>, first edition, signed, London, 1956. $3,000 to $4,000.
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