• <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>Sotheby’s Paris: Books & Manuscripts. 30 October 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> MARCEL PROUST. Du côté de chez Swann. Grasset, 1913. First edition. One of 5 copies on Japan paper, inscribed by the author to Louis Brun. Est. €400,000 - 600,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> FRENCH REVOLUTION 1793. Déclaration des droits de l’Homme. 2,55 x 1,30m.A poster of the 1793 version, with hand-colored highlights. Unique copy. Est. €100,000 - 150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> GIAMBATTISTA PIRANESI. Vedute di Roma, 1748-1775. 107 etchings. An exceptional copy. printed and bound before 1780. Est. €50,000 - 80,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> SADE. Autograph annotations by Sade facing 12 erotic drawings for Juliette. Est. €40,000 – 60,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14: 19th & 20th Century Literature</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b><br><i>The Centenary Edition of the Works of Ian Fleming</i>, one of 26 lettered sets, 18 volumes, London, 2008. $25,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> William Faulkner, <i>The Marble Faun</i>, first edition, signed & inscribed to Dorothy Wilcox by Faulkner & Phil Stone, Boston, 1924. $18,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Maurice Sendak, <i>Where the Wild Things Are</i>, first edition, signed & inscribed to William Archibald, New York, 1963. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14: 19th & 20th Century Literature</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Anne Frank, <i>Het Achterhuis</i>, first edition, in first state jacket, Amsterdam, 1947. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Roald Dahl, <i>Charlie and the Chocolate Factory</i>, first edition, signed, New York, 1964. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b><br>Ray Bradbury, <i>Fahrenheit 451</i>, first limited edition bound in Johns-Manville Quinterra, New York, 1953. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14: 19th & 20th Century Literature</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Benjamin Graham, <i>The Intelligent Investor</i>, first edition, in original dust jacket, New York, 1949. $4,500 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Anna Sewell, <i>Black Beauty</i>, first edition, inscribed, London, 1877. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Arthur Conan Doyle, <i>A Study in Scarlet</i>, first American edition, Philadelphia, 1890. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14: 19th & 20th Century Literature</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> James Fenimore Cooper, <i>The Last of the Mohicans</i>, first edition, two volumes, Philadelphia, 1826. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Amelia Earhart, <i>20 hrs. 40 mins. Our Flight in Friendship</i>, limited first edition, signed, New York, 1928. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Philip K. Dick, <i>World of Chance</i>, first edition, signed, London, 1956. $3,000 to $4,000.
  • <b>Forum Auctions:<br>The Moon: Vintage NASA Photographs 1964-1972 (Online Only). Now through October 18</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> "The world's first view of the Earth taken by a spacecraft from the vicinity of the Moon" (NASA), Lunar Orbiter 1, 23 August 1966. Est. £600 to £800
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> Anders (William). The first Earthrise seen by Man, Apollo 8, December 1968. Est. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> Armstrong (Neil). The first photograph taken by Armstrong after setting foot on the Moon, Apollo 11, July 1969. Est. £600 to £800
    <b>Forum Auctions:<br>The Moon: Vintage NASA Photographs 1964-1972 (Online Only). Now through October 18</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> Aldrin (Buzz). Aldrin's bootprint in the pristine lunar dust, Apollo 11, July 1969. Est. £600 to £800
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> Armstrong (Neil). Buzz Aldrin with the LM and Armstrong reflected in his visor, Apollo 11, July 1969. Est. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> Full Moon seen from the receding spacecraft, Apollo 13, April 1970. Est £300 to £500
    <b>Forum Auctions:<br>The Moon: Vintage NASA Photographs 1964-1972 (Online Only). Now through October 18</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> Craters Copernicus and Reinhold, Apollo 12, November 1969. Est. £300 to £500
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> Conrad (Pete). The photographer reflected in Alan Bean's gold-plated sun visor, Apollo 12, November 1969. Est. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> Scott (David). James Irwin and the Rover, Mount Hadley beyond, Apollo 15, August 1951. Est. £400 to £600
    <b>Forum Auctions:<br>The Moon: Vintage NASA Photographs 1964-1972 (Online Only). Now through October 18</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> Duke (Charles). John Young's jumping salute in lunar gravity, Apollo 16, April 1972. Est. £600 to £800
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> Cernan (Eugene). Harrison Schmitt with the flag, the Earth overhead, Apollo 17, December 1972. Est. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> Evans (Ronald). The last Earthrise over the Moon seen by man, Apollo 17, December 1972. Est. £800 to £1,200

Auction Update Review

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45 Auctions Archived, 26 Upcoming

For the week ended Saturday April 4th, 45 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Database; 19 denominated in US dollars, 9 in British pounds, 15 in euros, 1 in Swiss francs, and 1 in Australian dollars.  Turnover was $21,782,315 as 10,930 lots were offered and 8,066 sold for a 74% success rate.  It was another very strong week.


7 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars:

Sothebys. Photographs on April 1st: $5,166,875
Bonhams. Library of the Late Hugh Selbourne, M.D. on March 25th: $2,628,536
Venator and Hanstein. Books, Prints and Drawings, Autographs on March 21st: $2,376,601
Swann Galleries. Ascension: A Century of African American Art on April 2nd: $2,343,218
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters on March 29th: $2,068,797
Kestenbaum and Company. Judaica: Books and Manuscripts on March 19th: $1,307,521
Christies. 20/21 PHOTOGRAPHS/ LEAVES OF LIGHT AND SHADOW: PHOTOGRAPHS GATHERED BY WILLIAM T. HILLMAN on March 31st: $1,271,000

The Arader Galleries Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Venator and Hanstein Antiphonar. - Liturgische Handschrift auf Pergament, wohl Florenz oder Emilia, 14 Jahrhundert. on March 21st Actual price: USD 1009584.0.
  2. Sothebys THE LITTLE SCREENS on April 1st Actual price: USD 850000.0.
  3. Bonhams The Sceptical Chymist: or Chymico-Physical Doubts & Paradoxes, touching the Spagyrist's Principles commonly call'd Hypostatical, as they are wont to be Propos'd and Defended by the Generality of Alchymists, FIRST EDITION, J. Cadwell, for J. Crooke, 1661 on March 25th Actual price: USD 536500.0.
  4. Sothebys THE BROWN SISTERS on April 1st Actual price: USD 370000.0.
  5. Heritage Auctions Frankenstein (Universal, 1931). Three Sheet (41" X 78.5") Style C. on March 29th Actual price: USD 358500.0. ARader
  6. Venator and Hanstein Atlas maior, sive Cosmographia Blaviana, qua solum, salum, coelum, accuratissime describuntur. 11 Bde. on March 21st Actual price: USD 345384.0.
  7. Sothebys NEGATIVE/POSITIVE PHOTOGRAM PAIR on April 1st Actual price: USD 334000.0.
  8. Sothebys NOTRE DAME DE PARIS on April 1st Actual price: USD 200000.0.
  9. Heritage Auctions The Maltese Falcon (Warner Brothers, 1941). Six Sheet (80.5" X 80"). on March 29th Actual price: USD 191200.0.
  10. Bonhams American white pelican (Pl. CCCXI) on March 31st Actual price: USD 173000.0.
  11. Kestenbaum and Company Prayers for Shabbath, Rosh-Hashanah and Kippur...According to the Order of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews. Translated by Isaac Pinto on March 19th Actual price: USD 159900.0.
  12. Kestenbaum and Company The Occident and American Jewish Advocate. A Monthly Periodical Devoted to the Diffusion of Knowledge of Jewish Literature and Religion. Edited by Isaac Leeser (vol. 26 (ed.) Mayer Sulzberger). on March 19th Actual price: USD 153750.0.
  13. Venator and Hanstein Beschreibung vnd Contrafactur der vornembster Stat der Welt. 6 in 3 Bden on March 21st Actual price: USD 146124.0.
  14. Bonhams The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life, FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, John Murray, 1859 on March 25th Actual price: USD 145780.0.
  15. Sothebys FRED BRIEHL'S BARN, WALLKILL, N. Y.' on April 1st Actual price: USD 137500.0.
  16. Sothebys CHURCH, MOTHERLODE' on April 1st Actual price: USD 125000.0.
  17. Bonhams A Treatise of Human Nature, being an Attempt to introduce the experimental Method of Reasoning into Moral Subjects, 3 vol. (Of the Understanding; Of the Passions; An Appendix... of Morals), FIRST EDITION, John Noon [-Thomas Longman], 1739-1740 on March 25th Actual price: USD 119140.0.
  18. Bonhams Series of over forty autograph letters signed, to Jane, Lady Simon, and her husband Sir John Simon; Ruskin writes on Turner, his bouts of madness, the difficulties he has in loving others, his mission in life, the death of his old nurse and of his mother, on March 25th Actual price: USD 117364.0.
  19. Christies Blast Furnaces, Frontal Views, 1979-1986 on March 31st Actual price: USD 112500.0.
  20. Sothebys MARILYN MONROE, ACTRESS, NEW YORK CITY' on April 1st Actual price: USD 106250.0.
  21. Kestenbaum and Company Speech of Hon. David S. Kaufman of Texas on The Slavery Question. Delivered in the House of Representatives. on March 19th Actual price: USD 92250.0.
  22. Sothebys FROM THE EEL SERIES, ROME annotation in pencil on the reverse, 1977-78 on April 1st Actual price: USD 87500.0.
  23. Sothebys UNTITLED' on April 1st Actual price: USD 87500.0.
  24. Sothebys MOONRISE, HERNANDEZ, NEW MEXICO' on April 1st Actual price: USD 87500.0.
  25. Christies Valencia, 1933 on March 31st Actual price: USD 87500.0.


7 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars:

Sothebys. Photographs on April 1st: $5,166,875
Bonhams. Library of the Late Hugh Selbourne, M.D. on March 25th: $2,628,536
Venator and Hanstein. Books, Prints and Drawings, Autographs on March 21st: $2,376,601
Swann Galleries. Ascension: A Century of African American Art on April 2nd: $2,343,218
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters on March 29th: $2,068,797
Kestenbaum and Company. Judaica: Books and Manuscripts on March 19th: $1,307,521
Christies. 20/21 PHOTOGRAPHS/ LEAVES OF LIGHT AND SHADOW: PHOTOGRAPHS GATHERED BY WILLIAM T. HILLMAN on March 31st: $1,271,000

10 auctions saw total sales exceed 100% of the high estimates of all lots offered:

Bloomsbury Auctions. English and Continental Letters and Documents on March 31st: 233.66%
Bonhams. THE LAUREN BACALL COLLECTION - Prints on March 31st: 210.68%
Ferraton. Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints and Photographs on March 28th: 162.46%
Venator and Hanstein. Books, Prints and Drawings, Autographs on March 21st: 155.04%
Bonhams. Library of the Late Hugh Selbourne, M.D. on March 25th: 152.58%
Koller Auctions. Old Master Prints on March 27th: 129.88%
Bruun Rasmussen. Modern and Contemporary Prints on March 31st: 115.34%
Cowans Auctions. Wes Cowan Stereoview Auction - online bidstart 3/13 on March 30th: 111.51%
Dorotheum . Prints Before 1900 on April 2nd: 102.82%
Sothebys. The New York Sale on April 1st: 101.12%


14 sales saw at least 80% of their lots sell:

Dirk Soulis Auctions. The Military Collection of Glen 'Corky' Reed on March 29th: 100.00%
Rago Arts and Auctions. Rago Unreserved: Modern Design and Contemporary Art on March 28th: 100.00%
Rago Arts and Auctions. Rago Unreserved: Rago Unreserved: Early 20th C., Fine Art, Estate goods, Scandinavian on March 27th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Comics - Internet bidstart 3/22 on March 29th: 100.00%
Bonhams. THE LAUREN BACALL COLLECTION - Prints on March 31st: 100.00%
Cowans Auctions. Wes Cowan Stereoview Auction - online bidstart 3/13 on March 30th: 98.39%
Bloomsbury Auctions. English and Continental Letters and Documents on March 31st: 97.51%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters on March 29th: 93.88%
Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society. Rare and Used Books on March 13th: 93.16%
Ferraton. Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints and Photographs on March 28th: 90.37%
Bonhams. Library of the Late Hugh Selbourne, M.D. on March 25th: 90.27%
Bruun Rasmussen. Modern and Contemporary Prints on March 31st: 88.61%
Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood. Books, Maps and Prints on March 11th: 86.01%
Bonhams. Wellington, Waterloo and the Napoleonic Wars on April 1st: 82.61%


45 total sales reported this week:

Ferraton. Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints and Photographs on March 28th: 90.37%
Dorotheum . Prints Before 1900 on April 2nd: 68.82%
Vermot de Pas. Comic Strips on March 28th: 66.49%
Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood. Lenkiewicz Legacy - posters, photos on March 28th: 67.54%
PBA Galleries. Fine Americana and Exploration of the West on April 2nd: 69.56%
Swann Galleries. Ascension: A Century of African American Art on April 2nd: 70.22%
Bonhams. Wellington, Waterloo and the Napoleonic Wars on April 1st: 82.61%
Cowans Auctions. Wes Cowan Stereoview Auction - online bidstart 3/13 on March 30th: 98.39%
Ader. Ancient and Modern Medicinal Books on May 14th: 46.26%
Ader. Photo Books - Collection of Jean-Claude Eidelman, Part 2 on April 1st: 75.21%
Aguttes. Photography on March 30th: 25.00%
Sothebys. The New York Sale on April 1st: 78.57%
Sothebys. Photographs on April 1st: 76.60%
Auctionata. Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts on March 30th: 46.77%
Auctionata. Modern Masters - Prints on March 31st: 25.37%
Bloomsbury Auctions. English and Continental Letters and Documents on March 31st: 97.51%
Bonhams. THE LAUREN BACALL COLLECTION - Prints on March 31st: 100.00%
Christies. 20/21 PHOTOGRAPHS/ LEAVES OF LIGHT AND SHADOW: PHOTOGRAPHS GATHERED BY WILLIAM T. HILLMAN on March 31st: 49.14%
Bruun Rasmussen. Modern and Contemporary Prints on March 31st: 88.61%
Bruun Rasmussen. Old Master Prints on March 30th: 66.67%
Australian Book Auctions. Books and Documents on March 30th: 78.62%
OSENAT. BONNARD - COLLECTION ANTOINE TERRASSE - Prints, books on March 29th: 66.67%
Dirk Soulis Auctions. The Military Collection of Glen 'Corky' Reed on March 29th: 100.00%
Rago Arts and Auctions. Rago Unreserved: Modern Design and Contemporary Art on March 28th: 100.00%
Rago Arts and Auctions. Rago Unreserved: Rago Unreserved: Early 20th C., Fine Art, Estate goods, Scandinavian on March 27th: 100.00%
Neret Minet and Tessier. Posters on March 27th: 49.36%
Koller Auctions. Old Master Prints on March 27th: 76.47%
Grays Auctioneers. Books and Prints on February 18th: 39.53%
Grays Auctioneers. Fine Art - Prints on March 25th: 44.78%
Binoche et Giquello. Photographs on March 27th: 69.70%
Aguttes. Automobilia on March 21st: 56.03%
Tooveys. Prints on March 25th: 72.73%
Beaussant Lefevre. Photographs on March 25th: 64.21%
Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society. Rare and Used Books on March 13th: 93.16%
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Books - Day 2 on March 27th: 66.37%
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Books and Ephemera on March 26th: 72.69%
Tooveys. Militaria on March 25th: 66.67%
Auctionata. Photography and Prints on March 27th: 48.54%
Auctionata. Precious Manuscripts, Books and Prints on March 23rd: 34.23%
Venator and Hanstein. Books, Prints and Drawings, Autographs on March 21st: 50.35%
Kestenbaum and Company. Judaica: Books and Manuscripts on March 19th: 61.29%
Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood. Books, Maps and Prints on March 11th: 86.01%
Heritage Auctions. Comics - Internet bidstart 3/22 on March 29th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters on March 29th: 93.88%
Bonhams. Library of the Late Hugh Selbourne, M.D. on March 25th: 90.27%

For the week ahead 26 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Apr. 6th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Doodle for Hunger Illustration Art Auction Benefiting St. Francis Food Pantries and Shelter - online. 43 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Old Master Prints. 12 lots

Tue. Apr. 7th
Christies. New York. DON MCLEAN'S 'AMERICAN PIE': THE ORIGINAL LYRICS. 1 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Modern and Contemporary Prints. 100 lots

Wed. Apr. 8th
Heritage Auctions. New York. Historical Manuscripts. 420 lots
Heritage Auctions. New York. Rare Books. 1174 lots
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Printed Books, Maps & Documents; Travel, Atlases & Natural History. 541 lots

Thu. Apr. 9th
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. The Library of a Gentleman. 289 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Animation Art. 1353 lots
Swann Galleries. New York. Early Printed, Medical, Scientific and Travel Books. 330 lots
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. Ancient and Modern Books. 219 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 4/2. 356 lots
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Chicago. Naples Online. 36 lots

Fri. Apr. 10th
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Western Prospects: Discovering Americana & Numismatics (session 1). 688 lots
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Norwich. Pictures and Prints. 99 lots
Neret Minet and Tessier. Paris. Paul Coze Archives - Wakanda. 70 lots
Beaussant Lefevre. Paris. Asia - Prints. 48 lots
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Hudson. Prints. 67 lots
Charlton Hall. West Columbia, SC. 86 Anniversary Auction - Books and Prints. 46 lots

Sat. Apr. 11th
Michaans Auctions. Alameda, CA . Estate Auction. 27 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Western Prospects: Discovering Americana & Numismatics (session 2). 365 lots

Sun. Apr. 12th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics - Internet bidstart 4/5.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 4/5.
National Book Auctions. Ithaca. Books.
Carlsen Gallery. Greenville, NY. "Spring Fling" ANTIQUE AUCTION - Prints. 55 lots
OSENAT. FONTAINEBLEAU. The Empire at Fontainebleau. 231 lots

We're now in April and the focus shifts to New York.  Best of luck to all the players.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

 

  • <b>Results from Bonhams’ sale of <i>Fine Books & Manuscripts Featuring Exploration and Travel</i></b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Columbus. De Insulis nuper in mari Indico repertis. Basel, 1494. SOLD for $751,500
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Cook in Tahiti. [Playbill]. [Germany, c.1840.] SOLD for $6,250
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Aa, Pieter van der. Naaukeurige versameling der gedenk-waardigste zee en land-reysen. Leyden, 1706-8. SOLD for $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Dürer. Underweysung der messung [and two more]. Nuremberg, 1525-8. SOLD for $175,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Cortes, Hernan. A Pleito signed by Antonio de Mendoza in the case of Hernan Cortes. 1542. SOLD for $8750
    <b>Results from Bonhams’ <i>The Air and Space Sale</i></b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Russian Kholod 5D67 HFL Rocket Engine. SOLD for $25,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Neil Armstrong Apollo Era Training Glove. SOLD for $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Full Scale Sputnik-1 EMC/EMI Lab Model. SOLD for $847,500
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> SOLRAD GREB Spy Satellite Engineering Dummy. SOLD for $10,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Soviet LK-3 Lunar Lander Model. SOLD for $25,000
  • <b>ALDE: Highlights from the Maurice Burrus Collection. October 17, 2017</b>
    <b>Alde, Oct. 17:</b> BIBLE, LATIN. VOL. I ONLY (Genesis-Psalms). [Strassburg: Johann Mentelin, not after 1460].<br>Est: 450 000 / 600 000 €
    <b>Alde, Oct. 17:</b> MISSAL for the use of SALZBURG. Illuminated manuscript on vellum, Augsburg or Salzburg, c 1480. Est: 40 000 / 60 000 €
  • <b>Sotheby’s New York: The Magnificent Botanical Library of D. F. Allen. October 26, 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Redouté, Pierre Joseph, and Claude Antoine Thory. <i>Les Roses</I>. Paris: Firmin Didot, 1817–1824. Est. $225,000 to $325,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Trew, Jakob Christoph. <i>Hortus Nitidissimis Omnen Per Annum Superbiens Floribus</i>… Nuremberg: Johann Joseph Fleischmann, 1750 [–1786]. Est. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Trew, Christoph Jakob, and Benedict Christian Vogel. <i>Plantæ Selectæ</i>…[Nuremberg:] 1750–1773; Supplement, [Augsburg:] 1790 [–1792]. Est. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s New York: The Magnificent Botanical Library of D. F. Allen. October 26, 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Jacquin, Nikolaus Joseph von. <i>Plantarum Rariorum Horti Caesarei Schönbrunnensis Descriptiones Et Icones.</i>Vienna; London; Leiden, 1797–1804. Est. $180,000 to $250,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Weinmann, Johann Wilhelm. <i>Phytanthoza Iconographia; Sive Conspectus Aliquot Millium, Tam Indigenarum Quam Exoticarum</i>… Regensburg, 1735–1737–1745. Est. $120,000 to $180,000
  • <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…