• <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>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts. June 12, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Ortelius. Theatrum orbis terrarum. Antwerp, 1570. FIRST EDITION. $50,000 to $80,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Shakespeare, William. The Tragedie of Julius Caesar. London, 1623. 1st appearance in print, Complete from the First Folio. $50,000 to $70,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Ernst, Max. Mr. Knife and Miss Fork. Paris, 1932. DELUXE EDITION. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts. June 12, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Cage, John. Autograph musical leaf from his Concert for Piano and Orchestra, NY, 1958. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Einstein, Albert. Signed Passport Photo for his US citizenship application. Bermuda, 1935. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Verard, Antoine. Illuminated printed Book of Hours. Paris, 1507. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts. June 12, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Wetterkurzschlussel. German Weather Report Codebook - for Enigma use. Berlin, 1942. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Hemingway, Ernest. Large Photograph, inscribed by Hemingway. Madrid, 1959. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Morelos y Pavon, Jose Maria. Autograph letter signed to El Virrey Venegas, February 5, 1812. $7,000 to $10,000
    <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts. June 12, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Milne, A.A. Complete set of Winnie-the-Pooh books. 4 volumes. All first issue points. London, 1924-1928. $6,000 to $9,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> A 48-star American Flag, battle worn flown at Guadalcanal and Peleliu, 1942-1944. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Locke, John. Autograph Letter Signed mourning the death of his friend, William Molyneaux, 2 pp, October 27, 1698. $7,000 to $10,000
  • <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 €
  • <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 €

Auction Update Review

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19 Auctions Archived, 39 Upcoming

For the week ending Saturday March 21st, 19 auctions were archived to the RBD; 5 denominated in euros, 3 in British pounds, and 11 in US dollars.  Turnover was $19,909,412 as 5,471 lots were offered and 4,425 sold for a 81% success rate.  The market is firming.

4 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars:

Sothebys. Prints and Multiples on March 17th: $5,641,113
Christies. Comics and Illustration on March 14th: $5,393,168
Christies. Prints and Multiples on March 18th: $4,024,527
Bonhams. Fine Books, Manuscripts, Atlases and Historical Photographs on March 18th: $1,338,034

This week we are adding a new section to the report:

The Top 25 lots reported this past week
  1. Christies HERGE TINTIN Couverture originale du journal Tintin francais n.161, du 10 octobre 1978. on March 14th Actual price: USD 606375.0.
  2. Christies Buste de Femme au Chapeau on March 18th Actual price: USD 465460.0.
  3. Sothebys CHRIST CRUCIFIED BETWEEN THE TWO THIEVES: 'THE THREE CROSSES' (B., HOLL. 78; NEW HOLL. 274; H. 270) on March 17th Actual price: USD 327080.0.
  4. Christies La Clownesse assise (Mademoiselle CHA-U-KA-O) on March 18th Actual price: USD 287860.0.
  5. Sothebys MADONNA (WOLL 39; SCHIEFLER 33) on March 17th Actual price: USD 273800.0. ARader
  6. Christies $ (4) the portfolio on March 18th Actual price: USD 270100.0.
  7. Sothebys TEN PORTRAITS OF JEWS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY (F. & S. IIB.226-235) on March 17th Actual price: USD 238280.0.
  8. Sothebys DAPHNIS & CHLOÉ (C. BKS 46; MOURLOT 308-349) on March 17th Actual price: USD 229400.0.
  9. Sothebys TWO NUDES (C. 284) on March 17th Actual price: USD 220520.0.
  10. Christies EDGAR P. JACOBS BLAKE ET MORTIMER, LA MARQUE JAUNE (T.5), LE LOMBARD 1956 Planche originale n.8, prepubliee le 5 novembre 1953 dans Le journal de Tintin n.263. on March 14th Actual price: USD 215775.0.
  11. Christies Nature morte au Verre sous la Lampe on March 18th Actual price: USD 199060.0.
  12. Christies ALBERT UDERZO ASTERIX, LES LAURIERS DE CESAR, DARGAUD 1972 Planche originale n.8, prepubliee dans Pilote 624 du 21 octobre 1971. on March 14th Actual price: USD 190575.0.
  13. Sothebys CLUMP OF TREES WITH A VISTA (B., HOLL. 222; NEW HOLL. 272; H. 263) on March 17th Actual price: USD 175750.0.
  14. Christies ALBERT UDERZO ASTERIX Couverture originale, publiee dans Pilote 489, du 20 mars 1969 Signe. on March 14th Actual price: USD 165375.0.
  15. Sothebys MOONWALK (SEE F. & S. IIB.404-405) on March 17th Actual price: USD 160950.0.
  16. Christies MOEBIUS L'INCAL, CE QUI EST EN HAUT (T.4), LES HUMANODES ASSOCIES 1985 Couverture originale. on March 14th Actual price: USD 159075.0.
  17. Sothebys MIROIR DE LA TAUROMACHIE (S. 29-30) on March 17th Actual price: USD 157250.0.
  18. Christies Eli on March 18th Actual price: USD 154660.0.
  19. Sothebys MOONWALK (SEE F. & S. IIB.404-405) on March 17th Actual price: USD 148000.0.
  20. Sothebys ENGLISCHES TANZGIRL MIT ENSEMBLE (D. H.143; SCH. H.124; GERCKEN 293) on March 17th Actual price: USD 138750.0.
  21. Christies Marilyn on March 18th Actual price: USD 136900.0.
  22. Sothebys TOTEM on March 17th Actual price: USD 129500.0.
  23. Sothebys CIRQUE (C. BKS 68; M. 490-527) on March 17th Actual price: USD 129500.0.
  24. Christies ENKI BILAL LA FOIRE AUX IMMORTELS, DARGAUD 1980 Planche originale n.2, prepubliee dans Pilote 68 de janvier 1980. on March 14th Actual price: USD 121275.0.
  25. Sothebys LE REPAS FRUGAL (BLOCH 1; BAER 2) on March 17th Actual price: USD 120250.0.


4 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars:

Sothebys. Prints and Multiples on March 17th: $5,641,113
Christies. Comics and Illustration on March 14th: $5,393,168
Christies. Prints and Multiples on March 18th: $4,024,527
Bonhams. Fine Books, Manuscripts, Atlases and Historical Photographs on March 18th: $1,338,034
12 sales saw at least 80% of their lots sell:

Heritage Auctions. Comics - Internet bidstart 3/8 on March 15th: 100.00%
Alaska Auction. Prints on March 7th: 100.00%
National Book Auctions. Books, Art and Ephemera - Jewish, Antique, Nautical, etc. on March 15th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 3/8 on March 15th: 96.23%
Heritage Auctions. Marilyn Monroe Photographs Internet bidstart 3/5 on March 15th: 95.56%
Waverly Auctions. Manuscripts on March 12th: 94.60%
James D Julia Auctioneers. Militaria - Documents, Books, letters on March 15th: 91.67%
Heritage Auctions. Texana on March 14th: 91.44%
Cowans Auctions. American History - Online bidstart 3/5 on March 16th: 87.86%
Bonhams. Fine Books, Manuscripts, Atlases and Historical Photographs on March 18th: 81.30%
Eldreds. Antiques and Accessories - Books and Prints on March 14th: 80.70%
Bruun Rasmussen. Old Master Prints on March 16th: 80.00%


19 total sales reported this week:

Bonhams. Fine Books, Manuscripts, Atlases and Historical Photographs on March 18th: 81.30%
Christies. Prints and Multiples on March 18th: 69.03%
Alaska Auction. Prints on March 7th: 100.00%
ALDE. Games and Entertainment - Collection of Philippe Messager on March 16th: 57.89%
James D Julia Auctioneers. Militaria - Documents, Books, letters on March 15th: 91.67%
Sothebys. Prints and Multiples on March 17th: 78.21%
Cowans Auctions. American History - Online bidstart 3/5 on March 16th: 87.86%
Bruun Rasmussen. Modern and Contemporary Prints on March 17th: 76.47%
Heritage Auctions. Texana on March 14th: 91.44%
RR Auction. Fine Autographs and Artifacts - bidstart 2/20 on March 11th: 60.68%
National Book Auctions. Books, Art and Ephemera - Jewish, Antique, Nautical, etc. on March 15th: 100.00%
Eldreds. Antiques and Accessories - Books and Prints on March 14th: 80.70%
Bruun Rasmussen. Old Master Prints on March 16th: 80.00%
Christies. Comics and Illustration on March 14th: 72.20%
Christies. Tintin on March 14th: 60.00%
Waverly Auctions. Manuscripts on March 12th: 94.60%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 3/8 on March 15th: 96.23%
Heritage Auctions. Marilyn Monroe Photographs Internet bidstart 3/5 on March 15th: 95.56%
Heritage Auctions. Comics - Internet bidstart 3/8 on March 15th: 100.00%


For the week ahead 39 sales are scheduled:

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

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.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 3/22.

If there is any doubt whether the winter is behind us the 39 sales upcoming this week should calm all concerns.

 

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE 

  • <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>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>
  • <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>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