It was for Bloomsbury and Mr. Markowitz a gutty performance. They had no control over the economic uncertainty but everything they could control they did and they did it well.
Here are links to:
 Bloomsbury Sale NY020 – this sale: click here.
 A detailed comparison of Siebert material purchased in 1999 and resold in this sale
|AE Auction Listing Link||Title||1999 Siebert Sale||2008 Snider Lots|
|Lot No.||Low Est.||High Est.||Realized Price||Low Est||High Est||Hammered price||Realized Price|
|Lot 18||THOMAS, Gabriel. An Historical and Geographical Account of the Province and Country of Pensilvania; and of West-New-Jersey in America. London: Printed for and sold by A. Baldwin, 1698.||122||$24,000||$26,000||$40,250||$50,000||$60,000||unsold|
|Lot 46||BRADFORD, Andrew (printer). The Particulars of an Indian Treaty at Conestogoe, between His Excellency Sir William Keith, Bart. Governor of Pennsylvania, And the Deputies of the Five Nations [caption title]. Philadelphia: Andrew Bradford, .||329||$10,000||$15,000||$8,050||$15,000||$20,00||$12,000||$14,400|
|Lot 65||FRANKLIN, Benjamin (printer). An Account of the Treaty Held at the City of Albany in the Province of New-York, By His Excellency the Governor of that Province, and the Honourable the Commissioners for the Provinces of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Penns...||521||$7,000||$10,000||$10,925||$20,000||$30,000||$16,000||$19,200|
|Lot 66||BRAINERD, David. Mirabilia Dei inter Indicos, or the Rise and Progress of a Remarkable Work of Grace amongst a number of the Indians in the Provinces of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, justly represented in a Journal.||148||$4,000||$6,000||$4,887||$7,000||$10,000||$6,000||$7,200|
|Lot 91||FRANKLIN, Benjamin (printer). Minutes of Conferences Held with the Indians, at Harris’s Ferry, and at Lancaster, in March, April and May, 1757. Philadelphia: B. Franklin and D. Hall, 1757||528||$6,000||$8,000||$11,500||$20,000||$30,000||$16,000||$19,200|
|Lot 92||FRANKLIN, Benjamin (printer). Minutes of Conferences held with Indians at Easton, in the Months of July, and August, 1757.||530||$6,000||$8,000||$13,800||$20,000||$30,000||$16,000||$19,200|
|Lot 93||FRANKLIN, Benjamin (printer). Minutes of Conferences, Held at Easton, In October, 1758, With the Chief Sachems and Warriors of the Mohawks, Oneidoes, Onondagoes, Cayugas, Senecas, Tuscaroras, Tuteloes, Skaniadaradigronos||532||$6,000||$8,000||$10,350||$20,000||$30,000||$16,000||$19,200|
|Lot 95||POST, Christian Frederick. The Second Journal of Christian Frederick Post, On a Message from the Governor of Pensilvania to the Indians on the Ohio.||534||$5,000||$7,000||$7,475||$10,000||$15,000||$12,000||$14,400|
|Lot 103||SMITH, Matthew; and James GIBSON. A Declaration and Remonstrance of the distressed and bleeding Frontier Inhabitants of the Province of Pennsylvania, Presented by them to the Honourable the Governor and Assembly of the Province,||175||$2,000||$3,000||$4,025||$6,000||$8,000||$5,500||$6,600|
|Lot 105||PHILOPATRIUS [pseudonym of David James DOVE.] The Quaker unmask'd; or, Plain truth: Humbly address'd to the Consideration of all the Freemen of Pennsylvania.||172||$1,000||$2,000||$2,185||$3,000||$4,000||$4,000||$4,800|
 An article I wrote about this sale in the November issue of AEM: click here.