• <b>Sotheby’s Books & Manuscripts<br>Marcel Proust – Collection Marie-Claude Mante<br>Auction Paris 24 May 2018</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, May 24:</b> Marc Chagall. <i>Daphnis & Chloé</i>. Paris, Tériade, 1961. 42 original lithographs. One of the 10 copies for the collaborators. 80,000-120,000 €
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, May 24:</b> [Marcel Proust] — Gaston Gallimard. Very important letters to Marcel Proust. 1912-1922. 100,000-150,000 €
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, May 24:</b> JESUITS. <i>Relation de ce qui s’est passé en la Nouvelle France en 1635</i> […] 1672. Period calf binding. Very rare set of letters about life in the French territories among warring Indian tribes. 12,000-18,000 €
    <b>Sotheby’s Books & Manuscripts<br>Marcel Proust – Collection Marie-Claude Mante<br>Auction Paris 24 May 2018</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, May 24:</b> Gustave Flaubert. <i>Madame Bovary</i>. Paris, Michel Lévy Frères, 1857. One of the few deluxe copies, with inscription to Adolphe Gaïffe and a letter. 30,000-50,000 €
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, May 24:</b> A. von Humboldt. <i>Essai politique sur le Royaume de la Nouvelle Espagne.</i> Paris, 1811. Period binding. Complete with the large California/Mexico map. 10,000-15,000 €
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, May 24:</b> [Affaire Dreyfus] — Georges Clemenceau. <i>Démosthène</i>. Paris, Plon-Nourrit et Cie, 1926. Exceptional copy with an inscription to Mathieu Dreyfus, Alfred Dreyfus’ brother. 8,000-<br>12,000 €
    <b>Sotheby’s Books & Manuscripts<br>Marcel Proust – Collection Marie-Claude Mante<br>Auction Paris 24 May 2018</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, May 24:</b> Guillaume Apollinaire. <i>Les trois Don Juan</i>. 1914. Unpublished inscription to Madeleine Pagès and 2 original drawings. 25,000-35,000 €
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, May 24:</b> Marcel Duchamp. <i>L.H.O.O.Q. shaved</i>. [New York, 1965]. One of the 100 deluxe signed copies. With an autographed envelope. 15,000-20,000 €
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, May 24:</b> Francis Bacon — Michel Leiris. <i>Miroir de la tauromachie</i>. [Paris], Daniel Lelong, [1990]. With 4 signed lithographs. 40,000-60,000 €
    <b>Sotheby’s Books & Manuscripts<br>Marcel Proust – Collection Marie-Claude Mante<br>Auction Paris 24 May 2018</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, May 24:</b> Gilbert & George. <i>The Red Sculpture Album</i>. [Londres, Gilbert & George], 1975. One of the 100 existing copies, signed by both of the artists, comprised of 11 original photographs. 10,000-15,000 €
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, May 24:</b> Pablo Picasso — Honoré de Balzac. <i>Chef-d’œuvre inconnu</i>. Paris, Ambroise Vollard, 1931. One of the 65 deluxe copies on Japan paper, with an extra suite of the etchings. 35,000-<br>45,000 €
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, May 24:</b> Marcel Proust. <i>Les Sources sur Loir</i>. Ca 1907-1908. Handwritten manuscript. Rough draft of one of the more beautiful passages of Swann’s Way. 30,000-50,000 €
  • <b>Christie’s 29 May:</b> MARE-BONNARD. Les Pastorales de Longus, or Daphnis et Chloé. Paris, 1902. Exceptional copy with a magnificent binding by André Mare. €50,000 to €70,000
    <b>Christie’s 29 May:</b> REDOUTE – L’HERITIER. Stirpes novae, illustratae iconibus. Paris [1784-1791]. Great paper copy with additional color touches on several plates. €10,000 to €15,000
    <b>Christie’s 29 May:</b> TOULOUSE-LAUTREC – IBELS – MONTORGUEIL. Le Café -Concert. Paris, [1893]. Famous Belle Epoque illustrations by Toulouse-Lautrec and Ibels. €5,000 to €7,000
    <b>Christie’s 29 May:</b> MANET – MALLARME – POE. Le Corbeau. The Raven. Paris, 1875. First edition of Mallarmé’s translation. Inscribed by Manet and Mallarmé to Gambetta. €60,000 to €80,000
  • <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>

Rare Book Monthly

Articles - March - 2015 Issue

133 Auctions in March

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It is common now for a hundred auctions in the books, manuscripts, maps and ephemera fields to be scheduled in a single month.  It seems, in fact, that we’ll see a two hundred-auction month in the next three years.  There is simply too much material to sell and increasingly, not enough time to post and sell in the traditional way.  The transition will be both difficult and refreshingly easy.  For those who hold out for the top dollar it may be tough.  For those who sell to the highest bidder, even when that bid is less than expected, it will work out.  Here are 108 opportunities during March.

 

Sun. Mar. 1st 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics - Internet bidstart 2/22. 650 lots 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 2/22. 457 lots 
Bonhams. Los Angeles. Entertainment Memorabilia. 401 lots 

Mon. Mar. 2nd 
Florence Number Nine. Florence. 30215. 14 lots 
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Old Master Prints. 5 lots 
Artcurial. Paris. Aeronautics. 100 lots 
Skinner. Boston. Americana - Books and Prints. 11 lots 

Tue. Mar. 3rd 
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Modern and Contemporary Prints. 52 lots 

Wed. Mar. 4th 
Bonhams. London. Prints and Multiples. 351 lots 
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Printed Books, Maps & Documents; Medieval Manuscripts & Illuminated Leaves; Bookbinding Equipment. 620 lots 
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Modern and Contemporary Prints. 42 lots 

Thu. Mar. 5th 
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Fine Golf BooksFine Golf Books & Memorabilia - The Library of John Burns, Part II - with Additions. 626 lots 
Swann Galleries. New York. 19th and 20th Century Prints and Drawings. 638 lots 
De Baecque and Associes. Lyon. Autographs - Manuscripts. 434 lots 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 2/26. 318 lots 
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. 19th and 20th Century Photographs from a Private Collection. 211 lots 

Fri. Mar. 6th 
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Photo Opportunities. 239 lots 
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. Library o Guy Bechtel. 242 lots 

Sat. Mar. 7th 
Addison and Sarova. Macon. Rare Books. 100 lots 
Marc van de Wiele Auctions. Brugge. Antiquarian Books. 744 lots 
Sothebys. Paris. Comic Strips. 288 lots 
Sothebys. New York. Joy, Love and Peace: The Peter B. Lewis Collection. 42 lots 
Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH. Berlin-Schoneberg. Rare Books. 317 lots 
Alaska Auction. Anchorage. Prints. 25 lots 
Bonhams. Oxford . A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION OF VICTORIAN CARRIAGES AND COACHES TO INCLUDE ASSOCIATED MEMORABILIA -. 20 lots 
Michaans Auctions. Alameda, CA . Estate Sale - Books and Prints. 53 lots 

Sun. Mar. 8th 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics - Internet bidstart 3/1. 539 lots 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 3/1. 469 lots 

Mon. Mar. 9th 
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Old Master Prints. 7 lots 

Tue. Mar. 10th 
Doyle New York. New York. Doyle at Home: Books and Decorative Prints. 28 lots 
Rossini. Paris. Books. 244 lots 
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Modern and Contemporary Prints. 54 lots 

Wed. Mar. 11th 
Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood. Exeter. Books, Maps and Prints. 343 lots 
RR Auction. Amherst. Fine Autographs and Artifacts - bidstart 2/20. 941 lots 
Kedem Auction. Jerusalem . Judaica: Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters. 470 lots 

Thu. Mar. 12th 
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Bibliophile. 483 lots 
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Cape Town. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 3/5. 497 lots 
Waverly Auctions. Falls Church. Manuscripts. 463 lots 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 3/5. 273 lots 

Fri. Mar. 13th 
Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society. Lancaster. Rare and Used Books. 468 lots 

Sat. Mar. 14th 
Christies. Paris. Comics and Illustration. 446 lots 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Texana. 362 lots 
Alaska Auction. Anchorage. Prints. 25 lots 
Christies. Paris. Tintin. 10 lots 
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Antiques and Accessories - Books and Prints. 57 lots 

Sun. Mar. 15th 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics - Internet bidstart 3/8. 506 lots 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 3/8. 424 lots 
James D Julia Auctioneers. Fairfield. Militaria - Documents, Books, letters. 24 lots 
National Book Auctions. Ithaca. Books, Art and Ephemera - Jewish, Antique, Nautical, etc.. 520 lots 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Marilyn Monroe Photographs Internet bidstart 3/5. 45 lots 

Mon. Mar. 16th 
Cowans Auctions. Cincinnati. American History - Online bidstart 3/5. 346 lots 
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Old Master Prints. 5 lots 
ALDE. Paris. Games and Entertainment - Collection of Philippe Messager. 627 lots 

Tue. Mar. 17th 
Sothebys. London. Prints and Multiples. 234 lots 
Henri Godts Books and Prints Auctions. Bruxelles . Old & Modern Books, Prints, Maps, Photographs, Popular Art. 450 lots 
PIASA. Paris. Antiquarian and Modern Books. 290 lots 
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Modern and Contemporary Prints. 51 lots 

Wed. Mar. 18th 
Christies. London - King Street. Prints and Multiples. 155 lots 
Bonhams. London. Fine Books, Manuscripts, Atlases and Historical Photographs. 230 lots 
Tajan. Paris. Raoul Lehouard Library. 156 lots 
RR Auction. Amherst. Remarkable Rarities - Internet bidstart 3/11. 211 lots 

Thu. Mar. 19th 
Ader. PARIS. Ancient and Modern Books. 306 lots 
Pierre Berge and Associes. Paris. Particular History of Photography - Mr. and Mrs. X Collection. 341 lots 
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. English and Continental Books and Manuscripts. 169 lots 
Sothebys. London. Exploration and Discovery, 1576-1939, The Library of Franklin Brooke- Hitching, Part III, K-P. 350 lots 
Swann Galleries. New York. Autographs. 223 lots 
Kestenbaum and Company. New York. Judaica: Books and Manuscripts. 248 lots 
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Illustrated and Children's Books - Fine Books in All Fields. 588 lots 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 3/12. 200 lots 
Morton Casa de Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Modern Art - Prints. 97 lots 

Fri. Mar. 20th 
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Autographs, Memorabilia and Vintage Posters. 291 lots 
Venator and Hanstein. Köln . Books, Prints and Drawings, Autographs. 1134 lots 

Sat. Mar. 21st 
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Prints and Photographs. 118 lots 
Aguttes. Neuilly-sur-Seine . Automobilia. 116 lots 
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Cleveland. Fine Art - Prints. 162 lots 
Christies. New York. The Collection of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth IV - The Library. 146 lots 

Sun. Mar. 22nd 
Northeast Auctions. Portsmouth. Spring Afternoon Auction. 39 lots 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics - Internet bidstart 3/15. 624 lots 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 3/15. 461 lots 
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Fine Arts - Prints. 67 lots 
Grogan and Company. Dedham. March Auction - Prints. 16 lots 

Mon. Mar. 23rd 
James D Julia Auctioneers. Fairfield. The Private & Personal Collection of Dr. Helga Wall-Apelt - RARE ASIAN PHOTOGRAPHS. 2 lots 
Adams Amsterdam Auctions. Amsterdam. PHOTOGRAPHS - LOCOMOTIVES & RAILROAD BRIDGES - Online bidstart 3/5. 46 lots 
Auctionata. Berlin. Precious Manuscripts, Books and Prints. 111 lots 
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Old Master Prints. 6 lots 
Morton Casa de Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Old and Modern Books and Documents. 303 lots 
Winter Associates. Plainville, CT . Prints, Illustrations. 46 lots 

Tue. Mar. 24th 
JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung. Berlin. Autographs -Literature. 241 lots 
Adams Amsterdam Auctions. Amsterdam. BOOKS FROM IMPORTANT PROPERTIES - Online bidstart 3/5. 264 lots 
JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung. Berlin. Autographs - Science. 145 lots 
JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung. Berlin. Autographs - Fine Arts. 43 lots 
JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung. Berlin. Autographs - Music. 235 lots 
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Modern and Contemporary Prints. 26 lots 
Bonhams. Oxford . Books, Maps and Manuscripts. 480 lots 

Wed. Mar. 25th 
Beaussant Lefevre. Paris. Photographs. 299 lots 
Bonhams. London. Library of the Late Hugh Selbourne, M.D.. 329 lots 
Tooveys. West Sussex. Prints. 22 lots 
Sothebys. London. Made in Britain. 148 lots 
JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung. Berlin. Autographs - History. 271 lots 
Grays Auctioneers. Cleveland, . Fine Art - Prints. 67 lots 
Tooveys. West Sussex. Militaria. 3 lots 

Thu. Mar. 26th 
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Modern and Contemporary Prints. 440 lots 
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Norwich. Books and Ephemera. 813 lots 
Swann Galleries. New York. Printed and Manuscript African Americana. 514 lots 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 3/19. 200 lots 
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. Photographs. 66 lots 

Fri. Mar. 27th 
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Old Master Prints. 68 lots 
Neret Minet and Tessier. Paris. Posters. 391 lots 
Auctionata. Berlin. Photography and Prints. 171 lots 
Rago Arts and Auctions. Lambertville. Rago Unreserved: Rago Unreserved: Early 20th C., Fine Art, Estate goods, Scandinavian. 75 lots 
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Norwich. Books - Day 2. 223 lots 

Sat. Mar. 28th 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters. 883 lots 
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Books and Autographs, Photography. 574 lots 
Vermot de Pas. Paris. Comic Strips. 579 lots 
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Lee's Summit . The Military Collection of Glen 'Corky' Reed. 24 lots 
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Photographs and Photobooks. 59 lots 
Rago Arts and Auctions. Lambertville. Rago Unreserved: Modern Design and Contemporary Art. 90 lots 
Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood. Exeter. Lenkiewicz Legacy - posters, photos. 114 lots 
Ferraton. Bruxelles. Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints and Photographs. 436 lots 

Sun. Mar. 29th 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics - Internet bidstart 3/22. 712 lots 
OSENAT. FONTAINEBLEAU. BONNARD - COLLECTION ANTOINE TERRASSE. 30 lots 

Mon. Mar. 30th 
Aguttes. Neuilly-sur-Seine . Photography. 56 lots 
Auctionata. Berlin. Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts. 62 lots 
Australian Book Auctions. Armadale, . Books and Documents. 276 lots 
Cowans Auctions. Cincinnati. Wes Cowan Stereoview Auction - online bidstart 3/13. 249 lots 
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Old Master Prints. 6 lots 
John McInnis Auctioneers. Amesbury. Florida Estate Auction - Books and Prints. 16 lots 

Tue. Mar. 31st 
Christies. New York. 20/21 PHOTOGRAPHS/ LEAVES OF LIGHT AND SHADOW: PHOTOGRAPHS GATHERED BY WILLIAM T. HILLMAN. 116 lots 
Christies. New York. 20/21 PHOTOGRAPHS. 145 lots 
Bonhams. New York. THE LAUREN BACALL COLLECTION - Prints. 99 lots 
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. English and Continental Letters and Documents. 201 lots 
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Modern and Contemporary Prints. 79 lots 
Auctionata. New York. Modern Masters - Prints. 67 lots 

Rare Book Monthly

  • <b>Archives International Auctions: U.S., Chinese & Worldwide Banknotes, Scripophily & Coins. May 23, 2018</b>
    <b>Archives International, May 23:</b> Chinese-American Bank of Commerce, 1920 "Harbin" Branch Issue Rarity. $5, P-S231s1, S/M#C271-3.5b, Specimen banknote. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Archives International, May 23:</b> Deutsch-Asiatische Bank, 1907 "Peking" Branch High Grade Rarity. 5 Taels, P-S280r S/M#T101-11b, Remainder Banknote. $17,000 to $22,000
    <b>Archives International, May 23:</b> Deutsch-Asiatische Bank, 1907, "Tsingtau" Branch Issue Rarity. $1, P-1a S/M#T101-40, Issued banknote. $8,000 to $16,000
    <b>Archives International Auctions: U.S., Chinese & Worldwide Banknotes, Scripophily & Coins. May 23, 2018</b>
    <b>Archives International, May 23:</b> Spanish American War - Three Per Cent Loan of 1898, $20 Bond. Issued and uncanceled. $6,000 to $10,000
    <b>Archives International, May 23:</b> Winnemucca, NV - $5 Ty. 1, The First NB of Winnemucca, Ch# 3575, Fr#1800-1. $3,000 to $5,000
    <b>Archives International, May 23:</b> National Banknote Assortment of Original 1st Charter, Plain Back and Date Back Issues. Lot of 6 notes, Includes Pennsylvania Nationals, First National Bank of Selins Grove, 1865, $1… $3,200 to $4,400
    <b>Archives International Auctions: U.S., Chinese & Worldwide Banknotes, Scripophily & Coins. May 23, 2018</b>
    <b>Archives International, May 23:</b> People's Bank of China, 1950 Issue Banknote. 50,000 Yuan, P-855 KYJ-C157a S/M#C282-, Issued banknote. $7,000 to $12,500
    <b>Archives International, May 23:</b> Pei-Yang Tientsin Bank, ND (ca.1910) Remainder Banknote. $3, P-S2527 S/M#P35-11. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Archives International, May 23:</b> Palestine Foundation Fund - Keren Hayesod Specimen Sacrifice Bond 1922. $1,000, Specimen Bond, "For the Up building of Palestine as a Homeland for the Jewish People". $1,500 to $2,500
  • <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on 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. SOLD for $131,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> Violin belonging to Albert Einstein, presented to him by Oscar H. Steger, 1933. SOLD for $516,500
    <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. SOLD for $106,250
    <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on 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. SOLD for $16,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> NEWTON, ISAAC. Autograph Manuscript in Latin, being detailed instructions on making the philosopher's stone. 8 pp. 1790s. SOLD for $275,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> 1869 Inauguration Bible of President Ulysses S. Grant. SOLD for $118,750
  • <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. May 31, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 31:</b> Simcoe (John Graves). Plan of the Province of Upper Canada with part of the Adjacent Countries, manuscript map… with numerous contemporary annotations. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 31:</b> Ramusio (Giovanni Battista). <i>Delle Navigationi et Viaggi,</i> 3 vol., mixed edition, 3 double-page engraved maps and 7 folding woodcut maps, Venice, Giunti, 1613. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 31:</b> Dickens (Charles). <i>A Christmas Carol,</i> first edition, first issue, Chapman & Hall, 1843. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. May 31, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 31:</b> Book of Hours. Hours of the Virgin [Use of Rome] in Latin, miniature illuminated manuscript on vellum with 6 full-page miniatures and 6 large initials with borders, Flanders, [2nd quarter of 15th century]. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 31:</b> G.K. Chesterton archive. Collection of poems, drawings, letters and cards sent to Enid Simon, 1920s. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 31:</b> Pasternak (Boris). <i>Doktor Zhivago</i> original typescript, 2 vol., with manuscript corrections and insertions by the author, the George Katkov copy, c.1956. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. May 31, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 31:</b> Tolkien (J.R.R.). <i>The Hobbit,</i> first edition, first impression, 1937. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 31:</b> Milton (John). <i>Paradise Lost & Paradise Regain'd,</i> 2 vol., one of 10 copies printed on vellum, Cresset Press, 1931. £8,000 to £12,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 31:</b> Electricity and the vacuum.- Guericke (Otto von). <i>Experimenta nova (ut vocantur) Magdeburgica de Vacuo Spatio,</i> first edition; bound with <i>Philosophia Universa de Microcosmo</i>. £12,000 to £16,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 31:</b> [The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia ...], vignette title and 42 plates from the deluxe subscriber's edition, 1842-1849 (43). £7,000 to £10,000
  • <b>Chiswick Auctions: Modern First Editions, Illustrated Books & Limited Editions. May 30, 2018</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, May 30:</b> Hammett (Dashiell). <i>The Maltese Falcon,</i> FIRST EDITION. A very good copy of this most influential detective fiction novel. £8,000 to £12,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, May 30:</b> Hemingway (Ernest). <i>In Our Time,</i> FIRST EDITION, NUMBER 137 OF 170 COPIES on Rives handmade paper. £15,000 to £18,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, May 30:</b> Hemingway (Ernest). <i>A Farewell to Arms,</i> FIRST EDITION, inscribed by the author to Mike Murphy, a Hemingway biographer and scholar. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Modern First Editions, Illustrated Books & Limited Editions. May 30, 2018</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, May 30:</b> Kerouac (Jack). <i>On the Road,</i> FIRST EDITION, New York, Viking, 1957. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, May 30:</b> Ransome (Arthur). <i>Swallows and Amazons,</i> FIRST EDITION, ownership inscription to half title. Only 2,000 copies of the first edition printed. £3,000 to £4,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, May 30:</b> Sewell (Anna). <i>Black Beauty: His Grooms and Companions. The Autobiography of a Horse. Translated from the original Equine,</i> FIRST EDITION, engraved frontispiece. £3,000 to £4,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Modern First Editions, Illustrated Books & Limited Editions. May 30, 2018</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, May 30:</b> Capa (Robert). <i>Omaha Beach D-Day, June 6th, 1944,</i> gelatine silver print, printed under the direct supervision of Cornell Capa, 40 x 50.5 cm. £3,000 to £5,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, May 30:</b> Cartier-Bresson (Henri). 'Loudres – Pilgrims Assemble', silver print, stamps and annotations on verso, very slight scratch, 170 x 240 mm, 1950. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, May 30:</b> Carroll, Lewis [Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge]. <i>The Nursery Alice,</i> FIRST EDITION, a very rare inscribed, dedication copy. £8,000 to £10,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Modern First Editions, Illustrated Books & Limited Editions. May 30, 2018</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, May 30:</b> Potter (Beatrix). <i>The Tale of Peter Rabbit,</i> FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING, limited to 250 copies [with] the FIRST PUBLISHED EDITION. £12,000 to £15,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, May 30:</b> Wells (H. G.). <i>War of the Worlds,</i> original Danish manuscript, the text written out in block script ink, with over 620 original drawings in ink and watercolour. £1,800 to £2,200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, May 30:</b> Toulouse-Lautrec (Henri de).- Clemenceau (Georges). <i>Au Pied de Sinai,</i> NUMBER 104 OF 355 COPIES, with the suite of 10 lithographs by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec in 2 states. £1,500 to £2,000
  • <b>Arenberg Auctions: May 25 and<br>May 26, 2018</b>
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, May 25 & 26:</b> VAN ORLEY, Richard. "Les avantures de Telemaque fils d'Ulÿsse &c." Set of 86 superb ink drawings. 45,000 to 60,000 €
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, May 25 & 26:</b> Gojôraku Tôkaidô [or] Tôkaidô meisho fukei. Processional Tôkaido drawn by Prof. Moro, coloured prints in one set of 100 sheets]. 15,000 to 18,000 €
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, May 25 & 26:</b> DURAS, Marguerite. <i>Moderato cantabile.</i> Original lithographs by André Minaux. 22 lithographs. 4,000 to 4,500 €
    <b>Arenberg Auctions: May 25 and<br>May 26, 2018</b>
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, May 25 & 26:</b> ADAMS, Georges. A pair of 18-inch English globes. [London], s.n., [1766]. ORIGINAL GLOBES by Georges Adams dedicated to King George III. 9,000 to 12,000 €
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, May 25 & 26:</b> BLAEU, Joan. <i>[Atlas maior, sive cosmographia blaviana, qua solum, salum, coelum, accuratissime describuntur]. Geographia, quae est cosmographiae Blaviana pars prima [...].</i> 250,000 to 350,000 €
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, May 25 & 26:</b> VAN DER MEULEN, Adam Frans. <i>[Vues, marches, entrées, passages et autres sujets servant à l'histoire de Louis XIV].</i> 35,000 to 50,000 €
    <b>Arenberg Auctions: May 25 and<br>May 26, 2018</b>
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, May 25 & 26:</b> GALILEI, Galileo. <i>Galileo a Madama Cristina di Lorena</i> (1615). Precious copy of one of the most famous and popular miniature books. 2,500 to 3,000 €
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, May 25 & 26:</b> Biblia Vulgata. Latin. [France, last quarter 13th c.] 8,000 to 12,000 €
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, May 25 & 26:</b> Horae. Use of Rome. Latin (and a few French rubrics). [Hainaut (Mons or Valenciennes), c. 1490]. 40,000 to 50,000 €
    <b>Arenberg Auctions: May 25 and<br>May 26, 2018</b>
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, May 25 & 26:</b> GARSIAS, Paulus. <i>[Determinationes magistrales contra conclusions Joannis Pici Mirandulae].</i> (Rome, E. Silber, 15 October 1489). 12,000 to 15,000 €
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, May 25 & 26:</b> LORRIS, Guillaume de; MEUNG, Jean de. <i>Le rommant de la Rose nouuellement reueu et corrige oultre les precedentes impressions</i> [ed. Guillaume Michel]. 3,000 to 4,000 €
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, May 25 & 26:</b> LA FONTAINE, Jean de. <i>Fables choisies, mises en vers.</i> Paris, Desaint & Saillant, Durand. De l'imprimerie de Charles-Antoine Jombert, 1755<br> [- 1759]. 10,000 to 12,000 €
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b> Charles Addams, <i>Penguin Convention,</i> watercolor, cover for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1977. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b> Ludwig Bemelmans, <i>Agreed! No whiskey anywhere is more deluxe than Walker's DeLuxe,</i> pen, ink & watercolor, 1957. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b> Charles Schulz, <i>Do you like Beethoven?,</i> pen & ink, 9-panel <i>Peanuts</i> comic, 1970. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b> Russell Tandy, <i>The Secret in the Old Attic,</i> watercolor & gouache, cover for <i>Nancy Drew,</i> 1944. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b> Arthur Rackham, <i>Danaë & the Infant Perseus,</i> watercolor, ink & wash, for Hawthorne's <i>A Wonder Book,</i> 1922. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b> Tom Lovell, <i>I believe in magic too,</i> oil on canvas, published in <i>Woman's Home Companion,</i> 1947. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b> Enoch Bolles, <i>With Love...,</i> watercolor & gouache, cover for <i>Wow!</i> magazine, 1931. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b><br>Rick Meyerowitz & Maira Kalman, <i>New Yorkistan,</i> pen, ink & watercolor sketch for a <i>New Yorker cover,</i> 2001. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b> Jessie Willcox Smith, <i>Touching,</i> watercolor for <i>The Five Senses</i> by Angela M. Keyes, 1911. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b> Edward Gorey, <i>ABA 75,</i> watercolor & ink, cover for <i>Publisher's Weekly,</i> 1975. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b> Aubrey Beardsley, <i>Shelter,</i> pen & ink, for <i>Bon-Mots,</i> 1892. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b> Tedd Arnold, <i>I think it was three days ago...,</i> colored pencil & watercolor, for <i>Parts,</i> 1996. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg: Rare Books Auction on May 28th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> Book of Hours. Workshop Vrelant, around 1460-70. Est: € 30,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> J. J. Marinoni, <i>De Astronomica specula,</i> 1745. Est: € 12,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> C. S. Lewis, <i>The Chronicles of Narnia,</i> 1950-56. Est: € 7,500
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg: Rare Books Auction on May 28th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> G. W. Knorr, <i>Regnum florae,</i> 1750. Est:<br>€ 15,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> A. M. S. Boethius, <i>De philosophico consolatu,</i> 1501. Est: € 8,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> J. Joyce, <i>Ulysses,</i> 1922. Est: € 5,000
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg: Rare Books Auction on May 28th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> Ornaments by H. Vogeler, 1900. Est:<br>€ 4,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> <i>Biblia Germanica,</i> 1490. Est: € 15,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> F. M. Regenfuss, <i>Auserlesne Schnecken und Muscheln,</i> 1758. Est: € 18,000
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg: Rare Books Auction on May 28th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> Einband Henry van de Velde, 1929. Est: € 4,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> <i>Hortus Sanitatis,</i> 1517. Est: € 12,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> R. Crevel and J. Miró, 1957. Est: € 3,500
  • <b>ALDE: May 30, 2018. Books by painters, original bindings, photography, prints and drawings, illustrated books.</b>
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> BRETON (André). <i>Arcane 17.</i> New York, Brentano's, 1944. One of the 25 first copies with the original etching signed by Roberto Matta. 6000 to 8000 €
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> HÉRON DE VILLEFOSSE (René). <i>La Rivière enchantée.</i> Paris, Bernard Klein, 1951. One of the 25 first copies on japon with an original watercolored drawing signed by Léonard Foujita. 60,000 to 80,000 €
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> ILIAZD. <i>Pirosmanachvili 1914.</i> Paris, Le Degré quarante et un, 1972. Dry point signed by Pablo Picasso. 5,000 to 6,000 €
    <b>ALDE: May 30, 2018. Books by painters, original bindings, photography, prints and drawings, illustrated books.</b>
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> JARRY (Alfred). <i>Ubu Roi.</i> Paris, Tériade, 1966. 13 lithographs by Joan Miró. 6,000 to 8,000 €
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> LEIRIS (Michel). <i>Vivantes cendres, innommées.</i> Paris, Jean Hugues, 1961. 13 original etchings by Alberto Giacometti. 12,000 to 15,000 €
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> MATISSE (Henri). <i>Jazz.</i> Paris, Tériade, 1947. 20 original pochoirs by Henri Matisse. 100,000 to 120,000 €
    <b>ALDE: May 30, 2018. Books by painters, original bindings, photography, prints and drawings, illustrated books.</b>
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> PAULHAN (Jean). <i>De Mauvais sujets.</i> Paris, Les Bibliophiles de l’Union Française, 1958. 10 etchings by Marc Chagall. 5,000 to 6,000 €
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> RONSARD (Pierre de). Layout for the book <i>Florilège des Amours.</i> Paris, Albert Skira, 1948. 128 lithographs, with many corrections by hand by Henri Matisse. 80,000 to 100,000 €
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> TING (Walasse). <i>1¢ life.</i> Bern, E.W. Kornfeld, 1964. One of the 100 deluxe copies with the 62 lithographs signed by the 28 artists. 15,000 to 20,000 €
    <b>ALDE: May 30, 2018. Books by painters, original bindings, photography, prints and drawings, illustrated books.</b>
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> SUGIMOTO (Hiroshi). <i>Time exposed.</i> Kyoto, Kyoto Shoin Co. Ltd., 1991. 51 offset lithographs. 10,000 to 12,000 €
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> SZAFRAN (Sam). Black and brown ink original drawing. 550 x 410 mm. 5,000 to 6,000 €
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> KIPLING (Rudyard). <i>La Chasse de Kaa.</i> Paris, Javal et Bourdeaux, 1930. 115 colored woodcuts by Paul Jouve. 5,000 to 6,000 €

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