• <b>Christie’s Online, Dec. 5 – Dec. 12:</b> <i>John the Baptist</i>. initial 'H' cut from a choirbook [Lombardy or Siena, c. 1470s]. US$6,000–9,000
    <b>Christie’s Online, Dec. 5 – Dec. 12:</b> <i>Maharaja Ranjit Singh (1780–1839) seated on a terrace with Sikh noblemen</i>. [Punjab, North India, circa 1830-40]. Estimate: US$10,000–15,000
  • <b>Sotheby’s New York: Fine Books & Manuscripts. December 11, 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec. 11:</b> Wright, Frank Lloyd. An important collection of early letters from Wright to members of his family. 1909–1926. $60,000 to $80,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec. 11:</b> Rand, Ayn. Ayn Rand's important first speech delivered at the Ford Hall Forum. $60,000 to $80,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec. 11:</b> Tolkien, J.R.R. <i>The Hobbit or There and Back Again</i>. London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1937. $50,000 to $70,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec. 11:</b> [Flemish Flower Manuscript]. Lille, Spanish Netherlands: 1630. $50,000 to $60,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec. 11:</b> García Márquez, Gabriel. Two drafts of an early short story, "Rosas Artificiales.” $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Sotheby’s New York: History of Science and Technology. December 12, 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec. 12:</b> Enigma M4. A Fully Operational Four-Rotor ("M4") Kriegsmarine Enigma Cipher Machine, 1944. $350,000 To $500,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec. 12:</b> The "Polio" Nobel Prize. The 1954 Nobel Prize Medal for Physiology or Medicine Awarded to Frederick C. Robbins. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec. 12:</b> ENIGMA I. A Fully Operational Early Three-Rotor Enigma I Cipher Machine. Berlin, Heimsoeth Und Rinke, Early 1930s. $120,000 to $180,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec. 12:</b> Bonestell, Chesley. "Saturn, Viewed From Titan, One of Its Satellites." A Mid 1950's Study for the 360° Titan Panorama. 1 ½ x 20’. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec. 12:</b> Descartes, René. <i>Discours de la Méthode pour Bien Conduire Sa Raison, & Chercher la Verité dans les Sciences... 1637. $80,000 to $120,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>John Norman, <i>The American Pilot</i>, complete copy with 11 folding charts, Boston, 1810. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>John Smith, <i>New England</i>, London, 1616. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Plancius Petrus, <i>Orbis Terrarum Typus de Integro Multis in Locis Emendatus</i>, Amsterdam, 1594. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Martin Waldseemüller, <i>Tabula Terre Nove</i>, woodcut, Strasbourg, 1513. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Forlani & Zaltieri, <i>Il Disegno del Discoperto della Noua Franza</i>, Venice, 1566. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Richard Hakluyt, <i>Novus Orbis</i>, first appearance of "Virginia" on a printed map, Paris, 1587. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Pieter van den Keere, <i>Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica</i>, Amsterdam, 1608. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Abraham Ortelius, <i>Theatrum Orbis Terrarum</i>, Antwerp, 1584. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>George B. Goode & Samuel A. Kilbourne, <i>Game Fishes of the United States</i>, New York, 1879. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>William Faden, <i>The Province of New Jersey</i>, London, 1777. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>James Gillray, <i>The Plumb-Pudding in Danger</i>, hand-colored etching, London, 1805. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Pierre Belon, <i>L'Histoire de la Nature des Oyseaux</i>, with woodcut illustrations, Paris, 1555. $8,000 to $12,000.
  • <b>Les Collections Aristophil:<br>December 20, 2017</b>
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> SAINT-EXUPERY, ANTOINE DE. Kodachrome Film (16mm) showing Antoine de Saint-Exupery and Consuelo on a boat, 1942. JOINED: Guestbook for the Boat, signed, with a drawing of the Little Prince. 15 000 to 20 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> CANDEE, HELEN CHURCHILL. Autograph manuscript. TITANIC, 40 leaves. Original account of the most famous shipwreck, by a survivor of the ordeal. 300 000 to 400 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> TITANIC. Collection of 7 documents relating to the shipwreck of the Titanic (14 April 1912). 20 000 to<br>30 000 €
    <b>Les Collections Aristophil:<br>December 20, 2017</b>
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> DUPLEIX DE CADIGNAN, JEANBAPTISTE. Signed autograph manuscript. Thirty years of memoirs related to military services and important information on the American War of Independence.<br>40 000 to 50 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> CURTIUS. Faiz et Conquestes d'Alexandre [Histoire d'Alexandre le Grand]. In French, illuminated manuscript on paper and parchment, 16 large miniatures. 300 000 to<br>500 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> NELSON, HORATIO. Signed autograph letter, ‘Nelson & Bronte,” aboard the Amazon, 14 October 1801, addressed to Sir William Hamilton. 4 000 to 5 000 €
    <b>Les Collections Aristophil:<br>December 20, 2017</b>
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> GIROLAMO FRANCESCO MARIA MAZZUOLI DIT LE PARMESAN. Le couple amoureux. Pen and brown ink. 80 000 to 120 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> SADE, DONATIEN-ALPHONSE-FRANÇOIS, MARQUIS DE. Autograph manuscript. The 120 Days of Sodom, or the School of Libertinage, 1785.<br>4 000 000 to 6 000 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> MIRÓ, JOAN. Signed autograph correspondence to Thomas and Diane Bouchard (1949-1976). 50 000 to 60 000 €
    <b>Les Collections Aristophil:<br>December 20, 2017</b>
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> BALZAC, HONORÉ DE. Signed autograph manuscript, Ursule Mirouët, [1841]. One of only two manuscripts of novels by Balzac in private hands. 800 000 to<br>1 200 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> LENOIR, ALEXANDRE. Essai sur l'histoire des arts en Egypte pouvant servir d'appendice au grand ouvrage de la Commission. autograph manuscript with numerous additions and corrections. 40 000 to 50 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> SCHRÖDINGER, ERWIN. Autograph manuscript [Spring 1946, sent to Albert Einstein]. 1 500 to 2 000 €

Auction Update Review

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38 Auctions Archived, 32 upcoming

For the week ended Saturday 6 June 38 auctions were archived to the RBH database; 1 in Australian dollars, 19 in euros, 7 in British pounds, and 11 in US dollars.  Turnover was $23,293,813 as 20,302 lots were offered and 14,350 sold for a 71% success rate.  And this is summer?
 
6 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

Heritage AuctionsComics on May 30th: $6,037,056 
SothebysMusic, Continental and Russian Books and Manuscripts on May 28th: $4,083,804 
Ketterer Kunst DoerlingRare Books on May 19th: $1,561,249 
ChristiesPosters on June 4th: $1,280,711 
Bubb KuyperBooks, Manuscripts and Graphic Arts on May 22nd: $1,278,181 
Galerie Bassenge15th -19th Century Prints on May 28th: $1,190,848 

The Arader Galleries Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Sothebys TCHAIKOVSKY, PYOTR AUTOGRAPH WORKING MANUSCRIPT OF THE ORCHESTRAL SUITE NO.2 OP.53 on May 28th Actual price: USD $503,370.
  2. Dorotheum Rituals/Pontifical, Sacramentary, Calendar and Computistical Notes For the Notre Dame Cathedral in Le Puy-en-Velay, on June 1st Actual price: USD $399,616.
  3. Sothebys MOZART, WOLFGANG AMADEUS FINE AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT OF MOZART’S TRANSCRIPTION OF THE “STABAT MATER” BY MARCHESE EUGENIO LIGNIVILLE, [K.ANH.238 (ANH. on May 28th Actual price: USD $255,510.
  4. Ader Paysages et Intérieurs. on May 28th Actual price: USD $210,130.
  5. Sothebys THE HOBBIT. on June 4th Actual price: USD $209,610. ARader Auction Galleries
  6. Sothebys BOOK OF HOURS. USE OF ROME on May 28th Actual price: USD $172,125.
  7. Heritage Auctions Alex Raymond Flash Gordon and Jungle Jim Sunday Comic Strip Original Art dated 5-21-39 (King Features Syndicate, 1939). on May 30th Actual price: USD $155,350.
  8. Sothebys MANN, THOMAS IMPORTANT SERIES OF C. 90 EARLY AUTOGRAPH LETTERS AND POSTCARDS, TO OTTO GRAUTOFF, ABOUT BUDDENBROOKS, INCLUDING ELEVEN UNPUBLISHED ITEMS, WITH POEMS AND TRANSCRIPTIONS on May 28th Actual price: USD $153,000.
  9. Heritage Auctions Winsor McCay Little Nemo in Slumberland Sunday Comic Strip Original Art dated 7-18-09 (New York Herald, 1909). on May 30th Actual price: USD $131,450.
  10. Sothebys THEOCRITUS AND DIOSCORIDES A VOLUME OWNED BY FLETCHER OF SALTOUN, on May 28th Actual price: USD $118,575.
  11. Hauswedell and Nolte Decretales cum glossa Bernardi Parmensis. on May 20th Actual price: USD $112,865.
  12. Sothebys WAGNER, RICHARD AUTOGRAPH SKETCH-LEAF CONTAINING DRAFTS AND IDEAS FOR “SIEGFRIED” AND “SIEGFRIEDS TOD”, THE FIRST VERSION OF “GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG”, on May 28th Actual price: USD $99,450.
  13. Sothebys BOULEZ, PIERRE AUTOGRAPH WORKING MANUSCRIPT OF 'CONDUITE' FROM LE VISAGE NUPTIAL, FOR VOICES AND LARGE ORCHESTRA with the title at the head of the first page ("I. on May 28th Actual price: USD $99,450.
  14. Christies MOULIN ROUGE- LA GOULUE on June 4th Actual price: USD $95,625.
  15. Sothebys AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT FOR A PICTORIAL NONSENSE ALPHABET, 26 SEPARATE LEAVES, EACH WITH PEN AND INK LETTER FOLLOWED BY DRAWING AND VERSE BENEATH, on June 4th Actual price: USD $91,800.
  16. Sothebys THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS. on June 4th Actual price: USD $91,800.
  17. Heritage Auctions Alex Raymond Flash Gordon Sunday Comic Strip Original Art dated 7-12-36 (King Features Syndicate, 1936). on May 30th Actual price: USD $89,625.
  18. Sothebys PLATO OMNIA PLATONIS OPERA. on May 28th Actual price: USD $86,063.
  19. Heritage Auctions Detective Comics #33 (DC, 1939) CGC VF 8.0 Cream to off-white pages. on May 30th Actual price: USD $83,650.
  20. Ketterer Kunst Doerling Reise in das Innere Nord-America in den Jahren 1832 bis 1834. on May 19th Actual price: USD $79,200.
  21. Heritage Auctions Captain America Comics #1 (Timely, 1941) CGC FN- 5.5 Cream to off-white pages. on May 30th Actual price: USD $77,675.
  22. Heritage Auctions Batman #1 (DC, 1940) CGC VG+ 4.5 Cream to off-white pages. on May 30th Actual price: USD $77,675.
  23. Sothebys BOULEZ, PIERRE AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT OF 'STRUCTURE 1A', THE OPENING MOVEMENT OF STRUCTURES, PREMIER LIVRE, FOR TWO PIANOS on May 28th Actual price: USD $76,500.
  24. Galerie Bassenge Die Cappella Paolina im Vatikan während der Zer... on May 28th Actual price: USD $74,592.
  25. Sothebys STRAVINSKY, IGOR FINE AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT OF BERCEUSES DU CHAT AND PRIBAOUTKI, [VOCAL SCORE], SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE COMPOSER TO PRINCESS EUGÈNE (VIOLETTE) MURAT on May 28th Actual price: USD $72,675.


5 auctions saw total sales exceed 100% of the high estimates of all lots offered in the sale: 

Dorotheum Autographs on June 1st: 298.56% 
AderPrints on May 28th: 163.86% 
AderPrints on May 29th: 121.45% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsOld & Rare Conjuring Books on May 31st: 108.41% 
ALDELetters and Autograph Manuscripts on May 29th: 106.33% 


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

Heritage AuctionsDoodle for Hunger Illustration Art Auction Benefiting St. Francis Food Pantries and Shelter - online on June 1st: 100.00% 
Aspire AuctionsPrinted Art - Internet bidstart 5/22 on May 30th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsComics - Internet bidstart 5/24 on May 31st: 100.00% 
National Book AuctionsBooks, Art and Ephemera - Genealogy, Ephemera, Kane, etc. on May 31st: 99.80% 
Heritage AuctionsComics on May 30th: 99.60% 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters - Internet bidstart 5/24 on May 31st: 97.95% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsOld & Rare Conjuring Books on May 31st: 95.65% 
Clars Auction GalleryFine Art and Antiques - Books, Prints - Day 2 on May 31st: 92.47% 
Heritage AuctionsRare Books - Internet bidstart 5/28 on June 4th: 89.07% 
Australian Book AuctionsTHE COLLECTION OF JOHN LANE MULLINS on June 1st: 84.42% 
Clars Auction GalleryPrints and Photographs on May 30th: 82.26% 
ChristiesPosters on June 4th: 80.00% 


38 total sales reported this week: 

Galerie BassengeModern Art Part I - Prints on May 30th: 77.22% 
Bubb KuyperBooks, Manuscripts and Graphic Arts on May 22nd: 68.28% 
Bloomsbury AuctionsPhoto Opportunities on June 4th: 61.90% 
Keys Fine Arts AuctioneersBooks and Ephemera - Day 2 on May 29th: 62.02% 
Keys Fine Arts AuctioneersBooks and Ephemera - Day 1 on May 28th: 71.65% 
Gonnelli Casa DAsteManuscripts, Incunabula and Books on May 28th: 54.55% 
Heritage AuctionsRare Books - Internet bidstart 5/28 on June 4th: 89.07% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsOld & Rare Conjuring Books on May 31st: 95.65% 
ChristiesPosters on June 4th: 80.00% 
SothebysLibrary on an English Bibliophile, Part IV on June 4th: 64.84% 
National Book AuctionsBooks, Art and Ephemera - Genealogy, Ephemera, Kane, etc. on May 31st: 99.80% 
BonhamsPrints and Multiples on June 3rd: 67.06% 
Dorotheum Autographs on June 1st: 66.56% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on June 2nd: 76.19% 
Clars Auction GalleryFine Art and Antiques - Books, Prints - Day 2 on May 31st: 92.47% 
Clars Auction GalleryPrints and Photographs on May 30th: 82.26% 
Audap and MirabaudWeapons, Hunting, Militaria, Historical Memories on May 19th: 27.27% 
Audap and MirabaudSport on May 30th: 41.30% 
Aspire AuctionsPrinted Art - Internet bidstart 5/22 on May 30th: 100.00% 
Binoche et GiquelloBooks on May 29th: 47.04% 
Neret Minet and TessierPaul Coze Archives - Wakanda on April 10th: 0.00% 
Neret Minet and TessierComic Strips on May 29th: 63.87% 
AderPrints on May 29th: 66.21% 
AderPrints on May 28th: 77.67% 
Australian Book AuctionsTHE COLLECTION OF JOHN LANE MULLINS on June 1st: 84.42% 
ALDELetters and Autograph Manuscripts on May 29th: 60.48% 
SkinnerAmericana and European Prints and Photography on May 29th: 68.81% 
Neret Minet and TessierBooks and Manuscripts on May 27th: 50.80% 
Hauswedell and NolteRare Books and Autographs on May 20th: 49.68% 
Hauff and AuvermannModern and contemporary art. Paintings, prints, sculptures. on May 23rd: 39.62% 
Heritage AuctionsDoodle for Hunger Illustration Art Auction Benefiting St. Francis Food Pantries and Shelter - online on June 1st: 100.00% 
Galerie Bassenge15th -19th Century Prints on May 28th: 58.33% 
Hauff and AuvermannBooks, autographs, avant-garde and posters on May 22nd: 49.64% 
Ketterer Kunst DoerlingRare Books on May 19th: 72.63% 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters - Internet bidstart 5/24 on May 31st: 97.95% 
Heritage AuctionsComics - Internet bidstart 5/24 on May 31st: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsComics on May 30th: 99.60% 

SothebysMusic, Continental and Russian Books and Manuscripts on May 28th: 64.76% 

 

For the week ahead 32 sales are scheduled: 

Mon. Jun. 8th
Audap and Mirabaud. PARIS. From Empire to Literary Salons. 34 lots
Neret Minet and Tessier. Paris. Tintinomania. 508 lots
Skinner. Bolton. Gentleman's Auction - Online Bidstart 5/28. 20 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 84 lots

Tue. Jun. 9th
Christies. London -South Kensington. Posters. 286 lots
Pandolfini. Florence . Important Collection of Modern and Contemporary Prints. 108 lots
Aguttes. Neuilly-sur-Seine . Books, Old Paper. 133 lots
Adams Amsterdam Auctions. Amsterdam. Max Reneman - The Magical Provo, initiator of the 'Insect Sect' and the 'Expertology Lab'. 44 lots
Hauswedell and Nolte. Hamburg. Old Master Prints. 91 lots
Hauswedell and Nolte. Hamburg. Contemporary Art - Prints. 166 lots
Hauswedell and Nolte. Hamburg. Modern Art/Contemporary Art - Prints. 39 lots

Wed. Jun. 10th
Swann Galleries. New York. Art, Press & Illustrated Books. 376 lots
ALDE. Paris. Books of an Amateur Collector. 142 lots
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. PRINTED BOOKS, MAPS & EPHEMERA, NATURAL HISTORY & FISHING BOOKS, SPORTING ART, TAXIDERMY & FOSSILS. 720 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints and Photographs. 100 lots
Christies. London -South Kensington. Modern Literature: The Personal Collection of Anthony Hobson. 250 lots
Hauswedell and Nolte. Hamburg. Modern Art - Prints. 203 lots

Thu. Jun. 11th
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Bibliophile. 427 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 6/4. 237 lots
Profiles in History. Calabasas Hills. Historical Auction. 199 lots
Waverly Auctions. Falls Church. Books. 361 lots
Sothebys. Hong Kong. Boundless: Contemporary Art. 31 lots

Fri. Jun. 12th
Cowans Auctions. Cincinnati. American History. 413 lots
Christies. New York. Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts - Including Americana. 213 lots
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. Books. 331 lots

Sat. Jun. 13th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Civil War and Militaria. 534 lots
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Cleveland. Works on Paper and Books. 543 lots
Michaans Auctions. Alameda, CA . Estate Auction - Prints, books, documents. 34 lots
Arader Galleries. New York City. Audubons, Maps, and Natural History. 311 lots
Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH. Berlin-Schoneberg. Old and Modern Art, Modern Photography, Antiques. 349 lots

Sun. Jun. 14th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics - Internet bidstart 6/7.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 6/7.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

 
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  • <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>Bloomsbury Auctions: Books and Works on Paper, including Fine Photographs. December 14, 2017</b>
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Rowling (J.K.). Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, original fine black pen and ink manuscript book by the author J.K.Rowling, with 31pp of text and illustrations. £80,000 to £120,000
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Blaeu (Johannes). <i>Vierde Stuck der Aerdrycks-Beschryving, welck vervat Engelandt</i>, i.e. <i>Theatrum Orbis Terrarum</i>. vol 4, England & Wales. £10,500 to £12,500
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Miró (Joan). L'Homme au Balencier, etching, aquatint and carborundum, printed in colours on Japan paper, signed in pencil lower right. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Bloomsbury Auctions: Books and Works on Paper, including Fine Photographs. December 14, 2017</b>
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Steve McCurry (b.1950). Afghan Girl, 1984, pigment inkjet print, signed and numbered 48/250 in pencil on lower margin. £2,500 to £3,500
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Keough (Pat and Rosemarie). <i>Antarctica</i>, no 228 of 950 copies, signed by the authors, many colour illustrations, original dark grey morocco. £2,800 to £3,200
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Rowlandson (Thomas). Darby & Joan, the idyllically contended couple sit either side of a stove in a cosy domestic interior, ink and watercolour on wove paper. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Bloomsbury Auctions: Books and Works on Paper, including Fine Photographs. December 14, 2017</b>
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Procktor (Patrick). Tiny blue-eyed goldfish, watercolour, 310 x 460mm., signed in blue crayon, lower right, titled and inscribed Muscat Jan 19. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Iouri Abramochkin (b.1936). Horsemen, Dagestan, 1968, Lambda print, printed later, signed, dated, editioned 1/8 and annotated in black ink verso. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Ravilious (Eric).- Shakespeare (William). Twelfth NIght, or, What You Will, number 79 of 275 copies , wood-engraved title. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Bloomsbury Auctions: Books and Works on Paper, including Fine Photographs. December 14, 2017</b>
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Michelangelo.- Chastel (André). <i>The Vatican Frescoes of Michelangelo</i>, Photography by Takashi Okamura, 2 vol., one of 600 sets, colour plates. £500 to £700
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Wyndham (John). <i>The Day of the Triffids; The Kraken Wakes; The Chrysalids;</i> together with 8 other volumes. All first editions. £400 to £600
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Alfred Stieglitz (1864-1946). Goats Along The Seine, 1894. Photogravure, printed 1990s by Dorothy Norman, one from an edition of 40 published by Aperture. £400 to £600
  • <b>Bonhams: History of Science and Technology. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 95. Turing. <i>Systems of Logic Based on Ordinals</i>. Offprint. London, 1939. Robin Gandy's Copy. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 98. Zernike, Fritz. The 1953 Nobel Prize for Physics: The Invention of the Phase-Contrast Microscope. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 111. Apple 1 Computer, operational, with exceptional provenance. $400,000 to $600,000
    <b>Bonhams: Voices of the 20th Century. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1074. Bruce, Lenny. An unreleased 16 mm film by "Count" Lewis DePasquale featuring Lenny Bruce. $7,000 to $10,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1254. Hirohito. Manuscript in Japanese, "The Emperor's Monologue," transcribed by Terasaki Hidenari. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1095. Goldman. Emma. Large archive of correspondence, much of it to Warren Starr Van Valkenburgh. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: History of Science and Technology. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 109. Wozniak and Jobs. The First Digital "Blue Box", Berkeley, 1972. $30,000 to $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 46. Newton, Isaac. <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica</i>. 1st issue. London, 1687. $300,000 to $500,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 49. Newton. Autograph Manuscript in English, a portion of a draft of Newton's study on revelation. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams: Voices of the 20th Century. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1027. Fitzgerald, F. Scott. The Great Gatsby. 1st edition, 1st issue. Scribners, 1925. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1042. Hemingway., Ernest. For Whom the Bell Tolls. Presentation copy, one of 15 copies. Scribners, 1940. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1215. A 48-star American Flag, flown from LCT-703, sunk on Omaha Beach, December 1944. $15,000 to $20,000