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24 Auctions Scheduled this Week

For the week ended Saturday February 16th, 11 sales were archived to the AED; 6 in US dollars, 2 in British pounds, and 3 in euros.  Total sales were $1,799, 612.  It was a quiet week.

 

Two sales saw their turnover exceed 100% of the total of the high estimate of all lots offered:

Artcurial Briest-Le Fur-Poulain-F. Tajan.  Comic Strips on February 9th:  164%

 

Neret - Minet & Tessier.  Comic Strips on February 9th:  125%.

 

Nine of the eleven sales archived this week saw 80% or more of their lots sell:

 

Artcurial Briest-Le Fur-Poulain-F. Tajan.  Comic Strips on February 9th:  100%

 

Neret - Minet & Tessier.  Comic Strips on February 9th:  100%.

 

Christie’s.  Prints on February 14th:  100%

 

Heritage Auctions.  Rare Books online bidding ended February 14th:  97%

 

Freeman’s.  Estate:  Books and Manuscripts on February 12th:  93%

 

Bruun Rasmussen.  Books on February 12th:  92%

 

Skinner, Inc.  Discovery Auctions:  featuring Books and Manuscripts on February 12th:  91%

 

Swann Galleries.  Prints on February 14th:  88%

 

Bloomsbury Auctions.  Bibliophile Books on February 14th:  83%

 

For the week ahead 24 sales are scheduled:

 

Mon. Feb. 18th        Bruun Rasummen.  Prints [1308].  67 lots

                                    PBA Galleries.  Rare Books and Manuscripts [550].  225 lots

 

Tues. Feb. 19th           Bonhams.  Books [20678].  435 lots

                                    Rupert Toovey and Co.  Antiquarian and Collector’s Books [1105].  212 lots

 

Wed.  Feb. 20th          Bonhams.  Prints Featuring the St. Ives School [20735].  350 lots

                                    Dorotheum.  Militaria [9844].  78 lots

                                    Rupert Toovey and Co.  Prints [1104].  28 lots

 

Thurs.  Feb. 21st        Ader.  Manuscripts and Autographs – Collection of Year Amateur [20825].  194 lots

 

                                    Heritage Auctions.  Vintage Comics and Comic Art [7073].

                                    Heritage Auctions.  Animation Art [7052].  701 lots

                                    Heritage Auctions.  Rare Books – Internet bidding ending today [201308].  263 lots

                                    RR Auction.  Marvels of Modern Music, online bidding ending today [22113].  666 lots

                                    Waverly Auctions, Inc.  Quinn Auction – Books [254].  243 lots

 

Fri.  Feb. 22nd             Bonhams.  World War II:  The Pacific Theatre [21082].  35 lots

                                    Ferraton.  Ancient Books and Prints [21064].  1198 lots

                                    Heritage Auctions.   Vintage Comics and Comic Art [7073].

                                    Heritage Auctions.  Animation Art [7052].  701 lots

 

Sat.  Feb. 23rd             Artcurial Briest-Le Fur-Poulain-F. Tajan.  Comic Strips [20879].  443 lots

                                    Cornette de Saint Cyr.  Comics and Illustration:  Michael Gouron [20929].  280 lots

                                    Eldred’s.  Prints, Books [780].  60 lots

                                    ERA  Auctions.  Beautiful Books and Bindings [20683].  97 lots

                                    Neal Auction Company.  Winter Estates Auction.  [22313].  111 lots

 

Sun. Feb. 24th             Bonhams.  Books [20897].  98 lots.

                                    Neal Auction Company.  Winter Estates Auction ends today.  [22313].  111 lots

 

Review all sales via this link to this week's interactive post-sale database.  All headers resort the data.

It's only February but already the pace is brisk.

Best wishes for the week ahead,

Bruce McKinney
17 February 2013



  • <b>TO AKABA! T.E. Lawrence and the Arab Revolt. Books, manuscripts and pictures. On exhibition 16 to 24th July at Maggs' new premises 48 Bedford Square.</b>
    <b>TO AKABA! T.E. Lawrence and the Arab Revolt. Books, manuscripts and pictures. On exhibition 16 to 24th July at Maggs' new premises 48 Bedford Square.</b>
    <b>TO AKABA! T.E. Lawrence and the Arab Revolt. Books, manuscripts and pictures. On exhibition 16 to 24th July at Maggs' new premises 48 Bedford Square.</b>
    <b>TO AKABA! T.E. Lawrence and the Arab Revolt. Books, manuscripts and pictures. On exhibition 16 to 24th July at Maggs' new premises 48 Bedford Square.</b>
    <b>TO AKABA! T.E. Lawrence and the Arab Revolt. Books, manuscripts and pictures. On exhibition 16 to 24th July at Maggs' new premises 48 Bedford Square.</b>
    <b>TO AKABA! T.E. Lawrence and the Arab Revolt. Books, manuscripts and pictures. On exhibition 16 to 24th July at Maggs' new premises 48 Bedford Square.</b>
    <b>TO AKABA! T.E. Lawrence and the Arab Revolt. Books, manuscripts and pictures. On exhibition 16 to 24th July at Maggs' new premises 48 Bedford Square.</b>
  • <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>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 2: Vintage Posters</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 2:</b> <i>Keep Calm and Carry On</i>, designer unknown, 1939. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 2:</b> Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen, <i>Le Journal / La Traite des Blanches</i>, 1899. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 2:</b> <i>"Let Us Go Forward Together,"</i> designer unknown, 1940. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 2: Vintage Posters</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 2:</b> Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, <i>Babylone d'Allemagne</i>, 1894. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 2:</b> Frank Beatty, <i>Out of the Running</i>, 1929. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 2:</b> James Montgomery Flagg, <i>Wake Up America Day</i>, 1917. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 2: Vintage Posters</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 2:</b> <i>Danté / Sim • Sala • Bim!</i>, designer unknown. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 2:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>[Zodiac]</i>, 1900. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 2:</b> Rick Griffin, <i>Jimi Hendrix Experience / John Mayall</i>, 1968. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 2: Vintage Posters</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 2:</b> Abram Games, <i>Join the ATS</i>, 1941. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 2:</b> Aldo Mazza, <i>Torino / Esposizione Internazionale</i>, 1911. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 2:</b> Robert Motherwell, <i>Julliard School / Dedication - Lincoln Center</i>, 1969. $3,000 to $4,000
  • <b>Bonhams, inviting consignments for Sep 27:</b> Newton. <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica</i>. London, 1687.
    <b>Bonhams, inviting consignments for Sep 27:</b> Josephus. <i>De antiquitate Judaica.</i> Lubeck, 1475-76.
    <b>Bonhams, inviting consignments for Sep 27:</b> Carlerius. <i>Sporta fragmentorum, Sportula fragmentorum</i>. Brussels, 1478-79.
    <b>Bonhams, inviting consignments for Sep 27:</b> Fridolin. <i>Der Schatzbehalter</i>. Nuremberg, 1491.
    <b>Bonhams, inviting consignments for Sep 27:</b> Pinder. <i>Der beschlossen gart des rosenkrantz marie</i>. Nuremberg, 1505.
    <b>Bonhams, inviting consignments for Sep 27:</b> Isidorus Hispalensis. <i>Synonyma de Homine</i>. Nuremberg, 1470-71.
    <b>Bonhams, inviting consignments for Sep 27:</b> Durer. Sammelband including <i>Underweysung der messing</i>. Nuremberg, 1525-29.
  • <b>Booth & Williams: NO RESERVE Rare Book Auction, now through July 23, 7:15PM EDT</b>
    <b>Booth & Williams No Reserve Sale until Jul 23:</b> John Muir. <i>My First Summer in the Sierra</i>, Boston, 1911.
    <b>Booth & Williams No Reserve Sale until Jul 23:</b> Ernest Hemingway. <i>For Whom the Bell Tolls</i>, New York, 1940. First edition later printing.
    <b>Booth & Williams No Reserve Sale until Jul 23:</b> Upton Sinclair. <i>The Jungle</i>, New York, 1906. First edition.
    <b>Booth & Williams: NO RESERVE Rare Book Auction, now through July 23, 7:15PM EDT</b>
    <b>Booth & Williams No Reserve Sale until Jul 23:</b> George Orwell. <i>Nineteen Eighty-Four</i>, 1949. First American edition.
    <b>Booth & Williams No Reserve Sale until Jul 23:</b> Harper Lee. <i>To Kill a Mocking Bird</i>, 1960. Early printing.
    <b>Booth & Williams No Reserve Sale until Jul 23:</b> Richard Wright. <i>Native Son</i>, New York, 1940. First edition.
    <b>Booth & Williams: NO RESERVE Rare Book Auction, now through July 23, 7:15PM EDT</b>
    <b>Booth & Williams No Reserve Sale until Jul 23:</b> Dryden, Congreve, and others. <i>Ovid’s Art of Love</i>, London, 1764. English translation of Ovid’s work.
    <b>Booth & Williams No Reserve Sale until Jul 23:</b> S. E. Hinton. <i>The Outsiders</i>, New York, 1967. First edition.
    <b>Booth & Williams No Reserve Sale until Jul 23:</b> J. D. Salinger. <i>The Catcher in the Rye</i>, Boston, 1951. Book club edition.
    <b>Booth & Williams: NO RESERVE Rare Book Auction, now through July 23, 7:15PM EDT</b>
    <b>Booth & Williams No Reserve Sale until Jul 23:</b> Ayn Rand. <i>Atlas Shrugged</i>, New York, 1957. Early printing.
    <b>Booth & Williams No Reserve Sale until Jul 23:</b> J. D. Salinger. <i>Raise High The Roof Beam, Carpenters</i> and <i>Seymour: An Introduction</i>, Boston, 1963. First [book] edition, third state.
    <b>Booth & Williams No Reserve Sale until Jul 23:</b> Tennessee Williams. <i>Sweet Bird of Youth</i>, 1959. First edition.