Auction Update Review

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The Armies Gather

For the week ending Saturday March 9th 18 auctions were archived to the AED; 7 in euros, 2 in British pounds, 2 in Mexican pesos, and 7 in US dollars.  Four thousand three hundred and eighty-four lots were offered 3,243 sold for a 74% success rate.  Total turnover was $4,532,644.

 

One sale reached a million dollars:

 

Swann Galleries, Inc.  19th and 20th Century Prints on March 7th, 2013:  $2,505,034

 

Four sales saw their total sales reach 100% of the total of their high estimates:

 

Neret – Minet & Tessier.  Military Books on February 28th, 2013:  216%

Dominic Winter Book Auctions.  Printed Books and Maps on March 6th, 2013:  127%

Pierre Berge & Associes.  Ancient and Modern Books on March 7th, 2013:  111%

Dominic Winter Book Auctions.  Natural History and Sporting Books and Prints on March 7th:  103%

 

Seven sales sold at least 80% of their lots:

 

James D. Julia.  Asian Prints on February 1st, 2013:  100%

Dorotheum.  Gun Books on March 2nd, 2013:  100%

Neret – Minet & Tessier.  Military Books on February 28th:  95%

Heritage Auctions [HA.com].  Rare Books inter auction ended March 7th, 2013:  92%

Dominic Winter Book Auctions.  Printed Books and Maps on March 6th, 2013:  90%

James D. Julia Auctioneers.  Books, Prints on January 31st:  80%

Heritage Auctions [HA.com].  Texana on March 1st, 2013:  80%

 

For the week ahead 17 sales are scheduled 

 

Mon. Mar. 11th      Alde.  Library of the Castle of La Plagne [21115].  331 lots

                                    Bruun Rasmussen.  Prints [1311].  48 lots

                                    James D. Julia Auctioneers.  Firearms Ephemera [331].  13 lots

 

Tues. Mar. 12th          Bruun Rasmussen.  Prints [1311].  48 lots

Dorotheum.  Books and Decorative Prints [9939].  305 lots
James D. Julia Auctioneers.  Firearms Ephemera continued [331].  13 lots

 

Wed. Mar. 13th           Ader.  Ancient and Modern Books [20829].  289 lots

                                    RR Auction.  Rare Manuscripts, Autographs and Documents – bidding ends today [404].

 

Thurs. Mar. 14th        Antiquarian Auctions.com.  Rare Books online bidding ends today [25].  436 lots

                                   

Thurs. Mar. 14th        Addison and Sarova.  Rare Books:  “God, Guts and Glory” the Library of a Southern Collector [1003a]

                                    Bloomsbury Auctions.  Bibliophile Books [31413].  579 lots

                                    Heritage Auctions [HA.com].  Rare Books online bidding ending today [201311].  247 lots

                                    PBA Galleries.  Fine Literature; Children’s and Illustrated Books [502].  621 lots

 

Fri. Mar. 15th              The Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions.  Books and Prints [50].  1,345 lots

 

Sat.  Mar. 16th        Addison and Sarova.   Rare Books:  “God, Guts and Glory” the Library of a Southern Collector [1003].  300 lots

                                      The Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions.  Books and Prints [50] ending today.  1,345 lots

 

Sun. Mar. 17th        Bonhams.  Books, Prints, Photographs [20900].  14 lots

 

The market is increasingly being defined in the auction rooms.

 

Bruce McKinney

AE

10 March 2013

  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries: Fall 2017 Auction Schedule</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 19: 19th & 20th Century Prints & Drawings</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28: Printed & Manuscript Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 5: African-American Fine Art</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries: Fall 2017 Auction Schedule</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 17: Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 19:<br>Art & Storytelling: Photographs & Photobooks</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 26: Rare & Important Travel Posters</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries: Fall 2017 Auction Schedule</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 2:<br>Old Master Through Modern Prints</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 7: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14: 19th & 20th Century Literature</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries: Fall 2017 Auction Schedule</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 16: Contemporary Art</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14: Illustration Art</b>
  • <b>Announcing a new Books for Sale platform hosted by Biblio</b>
    <b>List your books simultaneously on Rare Book Hub and Biblio</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>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.