• <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers: Rare Books, Literature, Manuscripts, Maps & Works of Art. December 13, 2016</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Dec. 13:</b> Excessively Rare Benjamin Franklin Imprint. Estaugh (John). <i>A Call to the Unfaithful Professors of Truth</i>, Philadelphia: Printed by B. Franklin, 1744. €7,000 – 10,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Dec. 13:</b> Original Signed Volume from the Dean Swift's Library. [Swift (Dr. Jonathan)] Grotius (Hugo). <i>De Jure Belli ac Pacis Libri Tres</i>, Amsterdam: (J. Blaeu) 1670. €10,000 – 15,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Dec. 13:</b> Cresswell (Samuel Gurney). <i>A Series of Eight Sketches in Colour; together with a Coloured Map of the Route</i>, London: (Day & Son) July 25, 1854.<br>€15,000 – 20,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers: Rare Books, Literature, Manuscripts, Maps & Works of Art. December 13, 2016</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Dec. 13:</b> Of Legendary Rarity - First Printing of Shakespeare Outside England. Shakespeare (Wm.). <i>The Works of Shakespeare</i> In Eight Volumes. Dublin: 1726.<br>€7,000 – 10,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Dec. 13:</b> Lewin (W.). <i>The Birds of Great Britain</i>, 8 vols in 4, with 335 hand-coloured plates, 1795 – 1801. €1,500 – 2,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Dec. 13:</b> 18th Century Manuscript Relating to Massachusetts Bay, c. 1750.<br>€350 – 500
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers: Rare Books, Literature, Manuscripts, Maps & Works of Art. December 13, 2016</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Dec. 13:</b> Alexander (Wm.). <i>Picturesque Representations of The Dress and Manners of the Chinese</i>, with 50 hand-coloured plates, 1814. €600 – 800
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Dec. 13:</b> Manuscript Estate Atlas - Neville (Arthur Richard). <i>The Estate of Sir John Coghill Bart</i>, 1791. €10,000 – 15,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Dec. 13:</b> Unique Collection of Ballads by Brendan Behan Behan. €3,000 – 4,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers: Rare Books, Literature, Manuscripts, Maps & Works of Art. December 13, 2016</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Dec. 13:</b> Original Manuscript of Edith Somerville's Unpublished Children's Book. Somerville (Edith). <i>GROWLY-WOWLY. Or, The Story of the Three Little Pigs</i>. €3,500 – 5,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Dec. 13:</b> Full Set of Cuala Press Broadsides with fine hand-coloured illustrations by Jack B. Yeats, 1908 – 1915. €4,000 – 6,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Dec. 13:</b> Eyzinger (Michael). <i>Ad Leonis Belgici Topographicam atque Historicam Descriptionem</i>, [Cologne:] 1586. €3,000 – 4,000
  • <b>Bonhams: History of Science and Technology. December 7, 2016</b>
    <b>Bonhams Dec. 7:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. <i>Die Grundlage der allgemeinen Relativitätstheorie.</i> Leipzig: Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1916.<br>$80,000 – 120,000
    <b>Bonhams Dec. 7:</b> NEWTON, ISAAC. Autograph Manuscript in English, Signed Integrally ("Isaac Newton"). $50,000 – 70,000
    <b>Bonhams Dec. 7:</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. <i>On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life</i>. London: John Murray, 1859. $25,000 – 35,000
    <b>Bonhams: History of Science and Technology. December 7, 2016</b>
    <b>Bonhams Dec. 7:</b> NEWTON, ISAAC. <i>The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy.</i> London: Benjamin Motte, 1729.<br>$20,000 – 30,000
    <b>Bonhams Dec. 7:</b> HEISENBERG, WERNER. Autograph Manuscript entitled "<i>Entwicklung der Theorie der Elementarteilche,</i>” [1964].<br>$15,000 – 25,000
    <b>Bonhams Dec. 7:</b> BERNOULLI, DANIEL. <i>Hydrodynamica, sive De viribus et motibus fluidorum commentarii.</i> Strasbourg: Johann Heinrich Decker for Johann Reinhold Dulsecker, 1738. $5,000 – 7,000
    <b>Bonhams: Voices of the 20th Century. December 7, 2016</b>
    <b>Bonhams Dec. 7:</b> [TARKOVSKY, ANDREI ARSENIEVICH.] STRUGATSKY, BORIS AND ARKADY. Typed Manuscript for <i>Stalker</i>, being the director's working script, 1977. $150,000 – 200,000
    <b>Bonhams Dec. 7:</b> HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. Typed Manuscript of "Marlin Off the Morro: A Cuban Letter," n.p., [1933]. $30,000 – 50,000
    <b>Bonhams Dec. 7:</b> SALINGER, JEROME DAVID. 4 Autograph Letters, 2 of which Signed ("Jerry") and 6 Typed Letters, 2 of which Initialed ("J"). $30,000 – 50,000
    <b>Bonhams: Voices of the 20th Century. December 7, 2016</b>
    <b>Bonhams Dec. 7:</b> PASTERNAK, BORIS LEONIDOVICH. Typed Manuscript Carbon, "Doktor Zhivago," with some typed corrections, Moscow, 1948. $30,000 – 50,000
    <b>Bonhams Dec. 7:</b> MILNE, ALAN ALEXANDER. Autograph Manuscript Signed 3 times ("A.A. Milne"), entitled "Peace with Honour: An Enquiry into the War Convention," 1934.<br>$30,000 – 50,000
    <b>Bonhams Dec. 7:</b> FROST, ROBERT. Autograph Manuscript Signed ("Robert Frost"), titled "Gold for Christmas," 1952. $15,000 – 20,000
  • <b>Bloomsbury Auctions: Edward S. Curtis' The North American Indian. December 15, 2016</b>
    <b>Bloomsbury Dec. 15: </b> Lot 200.<br>The North American Indian, vol.I-XIII. £60,000-80,000
    <b>Bloomsbury Dec. 15: </b> Lot 200.<br>The North American Indian, vol.I-XIII. £60,000-80,000
    <b>Bloomsbury Dec. 15: </b> Lot 200.<br>The North American Indian, vol.I-XIII. £60,000-80,000
    <b>Bloomsbury Auctions: Edward S. Curtis' The North American Indian. December 15, 2016</b>
    <b>Bloomsbury Dec. 15: </b> Lot 200.<br>The North American Indian, vol.I-XIII. £60,000-80,000
    <b>Bloomsbury Dec. 15: </b> Lot 200.<br>The North American Indian, vol.I-XIII. £60,000-80,000
    <b>Bloomsbury Dec. 15: </b> Lot 200.<br>The North American Indian, vol.I-XIII. £60,000-80,000
    <b>Bloomsbury Auctions: Edward S. Curtis' The North American Indian. December 15, 2016</b>
    <b>Bloomsbury Dec. 15: </b> Lot 202. Geronimo - Apache. £600-800
    <b>Bloomsbury Dec. 15: </b> Lot 225.<br>A Chief of the Desert - Navaho. £1000-1500
    <b>Bloomsbury Dec. 15: </b> Lot 267.<br>An Oasis in the Bad Lands. £600-800
    <b>Bloomsbury Auctions: Edward S. Curtis' The North American Indian. December 15, 2016</b>
    <b>Bloomsbury Dec. 15: </b> Lot 303.<br>The Scout in Winter - Apsaroke. £800-1200
    <b>Bloomsbury Dec. 15: </b> Lot 320.<br>Sitting Bear - Arikara. £500-700
    <b>Bloomsbury Dec. 15: </b> Lot 475. <br>A Nakoaktok Chief's Daughter. <br>£600-800
  • <b>Sotheby’s New York: The Bible Collection of Dr. Charles Caldwell Ryrie. December 5, 2016</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s New York Dec. 5:</b> John Wycliffe. <i>WYCLIFFITE NEW TESTAMENT IN THE LATER VERSION, IN MIDDLE ENGLISH [ENGLAND, 1ST HALF OF THE 15TH CENTURY]</i>. $500,000-800,000
    <b>Sotheby’s New York Dec. 5:</b> Bible in English [King James Version]. <i>THE HOLY BIBLE, CONTEYNING THE OLD TESTAMENT, AND THE NEW… LONDON: ROBERT BARKER, 1611.</i> $400,000-600,000
    <b>Sotheby’s New York Dec. 5:</b> Bible in English. Tyndale's Pentateuch. <i>THE FIRSTE BOKE OF MOSES CALLED GENESIS [?FYFTE BOKE OF MOSES CALLED DEUTERONOMYE.] [ANTWERP: JOHAN HOOCHSTRATEN, 1530].</i> $300,000-500,000
    <b>Sotheby’s New York: The Bible Collection of Dr. Charles Caldwell Ryrie. December 5, 2016</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s New York Dec. 5:</b> Eliot, John. <i>[BIBLE IN MASSACHUSET, NATICK DIALECT:] MAMUSSE WUNNEETUPANATAMWE UP-BIBLIUM GOD… CAMBRIDGE, MA: SAMUEL GREEN AND MARMADUKE JOHNSON, 1663–61.</i> $175,000-250,000
    <b>Sotheby’s New York Dec. 5:</b> [Italian Bible]. <i>BIBLE WITH PROLOGUES AND INTERPRETATIONS OF HEBREW NAMES, IN LATIN. [ITALY (PROBABLY BOLOGNA)], DATED 1273</I>.<br>$150,000-250,000
    <b>Sotheby’s New York Dec. 5:</b> Bible in English, Coverdale's Version. <i>BIBLIA. THE BIBLE, THAT IS, THE HOLY SCRIPTURE OF THE OLDE AND NEW TESTAMENT, FAITHFULLY AND TRULY TRANLSATED OUT OF DOUCHE AND LATYN IN TO ENGLISH, 1535-1536.</i> $150,000-250,00
    <b>Sotheby’s New York: The Bible Collection of Dr. Charles Caldwell Ryrie. December 5, 2016</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s New York Dec. 5:</b> Bible, Polyglot [The Complutensian Polyglot]. <i>VETUS TESTAMENTUM MULTIPLICI LINGUA NUNC PRIMO IMPRESSUM… [ALCALÀ DE HENARES: ARNAO GUILLÉN DE BROCAR, 1514–1517]</i>. $80,000-120,000
    <b>Sotheby’s New York Dec. 5:</b> Psalter in Greek. <i>[GREEK TITLE: PSALTÊRION]. VENICE: ALDUS MANUTIUS [CA. 1496-1498; NOT AFTER 1 OCTOBER 1498]</i>. $80,000-120,000
    <b>Sotheby’s New York Dec. 5:</b> Bible in German. <i>BIBLIA, DAS IST DIE GANTZE HEILIGE SCHRIFT DEUDSCH.  AUGSBURG: HEYNRICH STEYNER, 1535</i>. $80,000-120,000
    <b>Sotheby’s New York: The Bible Collection of Dr. Charles Caldwell Ryrie. December 5, 2016</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s New York Dec. 5:</b> Thomas à Kempis. <i>IMITATIO CHRISTI. [AUGSBURG:] GÜNTHER ZAINER, [NOT AFTER 6 MAY 1473]</i>. $50,000-70,000
    <b>Sotheby’s New York Dec. 5:</b> The Four Gospels, in Greek. <i>FOUR GOSPELS WITH COMMENTARY, IN GREEK. [CONSTANTINOPLE, 11TH CENTURY]</i>. $50,000-80,000
    <b>Sotheby’s New York Dec. 5:</b> Bible in Latin. <i>A LEAF FROM THE GUTENBERG BIBLE. [MAINZ: JOHANN GUTENBERG AND JOHANN FUST, 1455]</I>.<br> $50,000-70,000

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

 
  • <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Leaves from<br>George Washington's Own Draft <br>of His first Inaugural Address. An Extraordinary Rarity!
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Declaration of Independence: Benjamin Tyler 1818 - First Print with Facsimile Signatures.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Thomas Jefferson Signed Act of Contress Authorizing Alexander Hamilton to Complete Famous Portland Maine Lighthouse.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Emanuel Leutze. Silk Flag Banner designed by Leutze, created by Tiffany & Co., and presented to Gen. John A. Dix, 1864.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> The "greatest of early American maps … a masterpiece" (Corcoran). Thomas Holme.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Albert Einstein. Autograph Letter Signed. Einstein Counsels His Son ... Meaning of Life.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Frederick Douglass. Autograph Letter Signed to unknown correspondent. Washington, D.C.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Harry Truman. Autograph Manuscript Notebook for Kansas City Law School Night Class.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Robert E. Lee. Autograph Letter Signed, June 11, 1863. Hours after the Battle of Culpeper Court House, Lee Escapes Again.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> George Washington. Letter Signed, as Commander-in-Chief, Continental Army, to Elias Dayton, Headquarters, [Newburgh, N.Y.], June 11, 1782.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 8:<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 8:</b> Laurie & Whittle, <i>The Complete East-India Pilot</i>, with 113 maps, London, 1797. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 8:</b> George W. Browning, 134 sketches of natural history & landscape subjects, American West, 1880s-90s.<br>$4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 8:</b> Catesby & Ehret, <i>Magnolia Grandiflora</i>, from first edition <i>Natural History of Carolina</i>, London, 1731-43. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 8:<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 8:</b> Petrus Plancius, <i>The Spice Map</i>, hand-colored, London, 1598.<br>$20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 8:</b><br>John Miller, <i>Illustratio Systematis Sexualis Linnaei</i>, London, 1770-77. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 8:</b> Thomas Shotter Boys, <i>Original Views of London As It Is</i>, de luxe issue, 26 hand-colored lithographs, London, 1842. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 8:<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 8:</b> Frederick de Wit, <i>Belgi XVII Provinciarum Tabula</i>, true first state wall map, Amsterdam, ca 1670. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 8:</b><br>John James Audubon, <i>Passenger Pigeon, Plate LXII</i>, aquatint & engraving before color, London, 1829. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 8:</b> Joannes Clericus, <i>Atlas Atiquus, Sacer, Ecclesiasticus et Profanus</i>, Amsterdam, 1705. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 8:<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 8:</b> Matthaus Seutter, <i>Atlas Novus sive Tabulae Geographicae totius Orbis</i>, Augsburg, ca 1735.<br>$10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 8:</b> William Roscoe, <i>Monandrian Plants of the Order Scitamineae</i>, Liverpool, 1824-28. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 8:</b><br>John James Audubon, <i>The Mocking Bird</i>, hand-colored aquatint & engraving, London, 1827.<br>$7,000 to $10,000.
  • <b>19th Century Shop.</b> CURTIS, EDWARD. <i>Original glass plate photograph, Honovi – Walpi Snake Priest, prepared by Curtis for the printing of The North American Indian</i>, c.1910
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> (AMERICAN WEST.), Watkins, Taber, Savage, and others. <i>Magnificent Album of Mammoth Photographs of the American West, with other subjects various</i>, ca. 1865-1880s
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. <i>Darwin Family Photograph Album</i>. Down, Kent, 1871-1879
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> (SECRET SERVICE). <i>The photographic archive, papers, and relics of William Kennoch, Secret Service Agent</i>. Various places, 1870s and 1880s
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> (AMERICAN REVOLUTION). <i>Daguerreotype Portrait of Baltus Stone, the earliest photo of a Revolution veteran,</i> 1846
  • <b>Dorothy Sloan Rare Books:<br>La Invasíon Norteamericana and the Mexican-American War.<br>December 15 & 16, 2016</b>
    <b>Dorothy Sloan Books Dec. 15 & 16:</b> [ARTILLERY]. KITCHEN, D.C. <i>Record of the Wyoming Artillerists.</I> Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania: Alvin Day Printer, 1874. $2,000-4,000
    <b>Dorothy Sloan Books Dec. 15 & 16:</b> UNITED STATES AND MEXICAN BOUNDARY COMMISSION. EMORY, William Hemsley. <i>Report of the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey, Made under the Direction of the Secretary of the Interior…</i><br>$3,000-6,000
    <b>Dorothy Sloan Books Dec. 15 & 16:</b> RICHARDSON, William H. <i>Journal of William H. Richardson, a Private Soldier in the Campaign of New and Old Mexico…</i>. Baltimore: John H. Woods, 1848. $3,000-6,000
    <b>Dorothy Sloan Rare Books:<br>La Invasíon Norteamericana and the Mexican-American War.<br>December 15 & 16, 2016</b>
    <b>Dorothy Sloan Books Dec. 15 & 16:</b> GARCÍA CONDE, Pedro. <i>Carta geografica general de la Republica Mexicana…</i> $30,000-60,000
    <b>Dorothy Sloan Books Dec. 15 & 16:</b> EMORY, William Hemsley. <i>Map of Texas and the Countries Adjacent: Compiled in the Bureau of the Corps of Topographical Engineers; From the Best Authorities…</i> [Washington, 1844]. $7,500-15,000
    <b>Dorothy Sloan Books Dec. 15 & 16:</b> THORPE, Thomas Bangs. <i>Our Army at Monterey. Being a Correct Account of the Proceedings and Events which Occurred to the “Army of Occupation”…</i> Philadelphia, 1847. $400-800
    <b>Dorothy Sloan Rare Books:<br>La Invasíon Norteamericana and the Mexican-American War.<br>December 15 & 16, 2016</b>
    <b>Dorothy Sloan Books Dec. 15 & 16:</b> <i>The Rough and Ready Songster: Embellished with Twenty-Five Splendid Engravings, Illustrative of the American Victories in Mexico…</i> New York; St. Louis, Mo [ca. 1848].<br>$500-1,000
    <b>Dorothy Sloan Books Dec. 15 & 16:</b> CURRIER, Nathaniel (publisher). <i>The Brilliant Charge of Capt. May At the Battle of Resaca de la Palma (Palm Ravine) 9th of May…</i> $150-300 
    <b>Dorothy Sloan Books Dec. 15 & 16:</b> [RINGGOLD, SAMUEL]. WYNNE, James. <i>Memoir of Major Samuel Ringgold, United States Army: Read Before the Maryland Historical Society, April 1st, 1847.</i> Baltimore, 1847. $500-1,000
    <b>Dorothy Sloan Rare Books:<br>La Invasíon Norteamericana and the Mexican-American War.<br>December 15 & 16, 2016</b>
    <b>Dorothy Sloan Books Dec. 15 & 16:</b> [TAYLOR, ZACHARY]. <i>Life of General Taylor from the Best Authorities.</i> New York: Nafis and Cornish; St. Louis, Mo.: Nafis, Cornish & Co., 1847.<br>$500-1,000
    <b>Dorothy Sloan Books Dec. 15 & 16:</b> TILDEN, Bryant Parrott, Jr. <i>Notes on the Upper Rio Grande, Explored in the Months of October and November, 1846, on Board the U.S. Steamer Major Brown…</i> Philadelphia, 1847.<br>$5,000-10,000
    <b>Dorothy Sloan Books Dec. 15 & 16:</b> [WORTH, WILLIAM J.]. <i>Life of General Worth; To Which is Added a Sketch of the Life of Brigadier-General Wool.</i> New York: Nafis & Cornish; St. Louis, Mo.: Nafis, Cornish & Co., 1847.<br>$200-400