• <b>Seth Kaller:</b> “America the Beautiful”
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> George Washington, Tongue-in-Cheek, Writes James McHenry About His Wife or Mistress—But Funding the Continental Army is the Real Topic
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Young’s Map of the United States
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> President Lincoln & His Most Profitable Client, the Illinois Central Railroad
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Lincoln Thanks Former Pro-Slavery and Newly Republican Congressman for a Fiery Anti-Slavery Speech at a Philadelphia Campaign Rally
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> “A Visit From St. Nicholas” - great association copy inscribed by Clement C. Moore
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Einstein Agrees to Allow “a Short Book on the Hydrogen Bomb” to Use His Statement Made on Eleanor Roosevelt’s TV Show
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> The Building Blocks of Albert Einstein’s Creative Mind
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> A Unique Manuscript Map of Block Island Sound Including Fisher’s and Gardiner’s Islands, the Hamptons, and Montauk Point
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> J.R.R. Tolkien Writes his Proofreader with a Lengthy Discussion of the Lord of the Rings, Including Criticism of Radio Broadcasts of his Work
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Six Benjamin Franklin Signed Receipts – Including his Earliest Obtainable Autograph — Acknowledging a Donation to the Famous Library Company He Founded, and Five Payments for His Pennsylvania Gazette
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Sherman Dishes on Lincoln & Thomas, Meade, Sheridan, Halleck & Grant
  • <b>Bonhams, March 9. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Kennedy Years</b>
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> BROWNING, ELIZABETH BARRETT. Autograph Manuscript Initialed ("E.B.B."), being the working notebook for the poems contained in <i>The Seraphim and Other Poems</i>. $400,000 to 600,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> WILDE, OSCAR. Two leaves, pp 31-34, from the first appearance of <i>The Picture of Dorian Gray in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine for July, 1890</i>, with Wilde's autograph revisions. $40,000 to 60,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Comedies, Histories and Tragedies; Published according to the true Originall Copies. Second Impression. [THE SECOND FOLIO.]</i> $200,000 to 300,000
    <b>Bonhams, March 9. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Kennedy Years</b>
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> KENNEDY, JOHN FITZGERALD. Photograph Signed ("John F. Kennedy") and Inscribed, 8 x 10 inch gelatin silver print, of Senator Kennedy and Miss Barelli, at the swearing of the secretarial oath for Miss Barelli. $1,200 to 1,800
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> COOPER, JAMES FENIMORE. Autograph Manuscript, being Chapter XXVII of <i>Afloat and Ashore</i>. $15,000 to 20,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> IRVING, WASHINGTON. Autograph Manuscript, being Chapter 20 from Volume IV of <i>The Life of George Washington</i>. $20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Bonhams, March 9. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Kennedy Years</b>
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> VERNE, JULES. Autograph Manuscript Signed ("Jules Verne"), being the complete short story "<i>Une fantaisie de docteur Ox</i>". $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> ALCHEMY. <i>[The Crowning of Nature, or Coronatio Naturae.]</i> Original alchemical manuscript on paper, ruled in red, with watermark of the arms of Schieland. $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> DE JODE, CORNELUS. 1568 - 1600. <i>Quivirae Regnu, Cum Alija Versus Borea</i>. [Antwerp: Arnoldum Coninx, 1593]. $7,000 to 10,000
    <b>Bonhams, March 9. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Kennedy Years</b>
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> HOOKER, JOSEPH DALTON. <i>The Rhododendrons of Sikkim-Himalaya; Being an Account, Botanical and Geographical, of the Rhododendrons Recently Discovered in the Mountains of Eastern Himalaya</i>… $7,000 to 10,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> CATLIN, GEORGE. <i>North American Indian Portfolio. Hunting scenes and amusements of the Rocky Mountains and prairies of America. From drawings and notes of the author, made during eight years' travel.</i> $20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. HESLER, ALEXANDER. Platinum print, 8 3/4 x 6 3/4 in, of a beardless Lincoln, 1860.<br>$2,000 to 3,000
  • <b>Forum Auctions: Modern Literature. March 23, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 23: </b> Childers (Erskine). The Riddle of the Sands, first edition, 1903. £200 – 300
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 23: </b> Kipling (Rudyard). Songs for Youth, first edition, signed by the author, [1924]. £150 – 200
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 23: </b> Lawrence (D.H.). The Paintings of D.H. Lawrence, 1929; and 6 others, Lawrence (7). £150 – 200
    <b>Forum Auctions: Modern Literature. March 23, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 23: </b> [Plath (Sylvia)] "Victoria Lucas". The Bell Jar, contemporary fiction edition, 1964. £150 – 200
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 23: </b> [Rolfe (Frederick William)] "Baron Corvo". Hadrian the Seventh, A Romance, first edition, first issue, 1904; and 4 others, Corvo (5).<br>£150 – 200
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 23: </b> Rowling (J.K.). The Tales of Beedle the Bard, first edition, signed presentation inscription from the author with holographic sticker, 2008.<br>£500 – 700
    <b>Forum Auctions: Modern Literature. March 23, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 23: </b> Vonnegut (Kurt). Cat's Cradle, first English edition, 1963. £200 – 300
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 23: </b> Ardizzone (Edward). Tim and Lucy Go To Sea, signed by Edward Ardizonne, 1975; and 4 others from the series, also signed (5). £300 – 400
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 23: </b> Potter (Beatrix). [The Derwentwater Sketchbook], one of 250 copies, 1984. £150 – 200
    <b>Forum Auctions: Modern Literature. March 23, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 23: </b> Rackham (Arthur, illus.), Wagner (Richard). The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie, first trade edition, 1910. £150 – 200
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 23: </b> Ashendene Press. Specimen Pages of Two Type-Faces Cut for the Ashendene Press, 1933. £150 – 200
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 23: </b> Nonesuch Press. Herodotus. The History..., one of 675 copies, small folio, Nonesuch Press, 1935. £150 – 200
  • <b>Auction Pierre Bergé & associés in association with Sotheby’s: Important Books and Manuscripts from the Library of Jean A. Bonna from the 15th to the 20th Century. Sale on April 26, 2017. Exhibition in London March 28-30</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Apr. 26:</b> Galileo, <i>Discorsi e Dimostrazioni matematiche.</i> Leyde, Elzevier, 1638. Original edition: only known copy of the first state. €700,000 – 900,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Apr. 26:</b> Fables illustrated by Benjamin Rabier. Paris, Tallandier, without date [ca. 1910]. Superb binding doubled in vellum decorated with painted and mosaic decors by André Mare illustrating four fables. €10,000 – 15,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Apr. 26:</b> Gustave Flaubert, draft for the preface of the <i>Memoir for the defense of Madame Bovary</i>, 15-30 January 1857. Exceptiona signed autograph manuscript. €40,000 – 60,000
    <b>Auction Pierre Bergé & associés in association with Sotheby’s: Important Books and Manuscripts from the Library of Jean A. Bonna from the 15th to the 20th Century. Sale on April 26, 2017. Exhibition in London March 28-30</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Apr. 26:</b> Boccace, <i>The Book of Praise and the Virtue of the Noble and Cleric Ladies.</i> Verard, 1493. First edition of the French version attributed to Laurent de Premierfait. €40,000 – 60,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Apr. 26:</b> Exceptional set of 15 original bindings by Jean de Gonet, on rare editions illustrated by Picasso, Matisse, Miro or original editions of Bataille or Radiguet.

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40 Auctions Archived, 28 Sales upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday June 13th, 40 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub database; 19 in euros, 4 in British pounds, 1 in Hong Kong dollars, and 16 in US dollars.  Total sales were $16,321,951 as 9,308 lots were offered and 6,795 sold for a 73% success rate.

4 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

ChristiesFine Printed Books and Manuscripts - Including Americana on June 12th: $3,501,003 
Profiles in HistoryHistorical Auction on June 11th: $1,915,885 
SothebysBoundless: Contemporary Art on June 11th: $1,439,425 
ChristiesPosters on June 9th: $1,133,476 

The Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.

  1. Christies De re aedificatoria. on June 12th Actual price: USD $437,000.
  2. Sothebys DOG on June 11th Actual price: USD $416,000.
  3. Christies De architectura. on June 12th Actual price: USD $389,000.
  4. Sothebys SOFU TESHIGAHARA (TWO WORKS) on June 11th Actual price: USD $369,200.
  5. Christies De humani corporis fabrica libri septem. on June 12th Actual price: USD $269,000.
  6. Christies The Raven and Other Poems. on June 12th Actual price: USD $221,000.
  7. Profiles in History Historic engrossed copy of the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution signed by 125 members of Congress on June 11th Actual price: USD $180,000.
  8. Minerva Auctions Roma Lettera autografa on June 4th Actual price: USD $153,216.
  9. Christies MAGNA CARTA AND STATUTES OF THE REALM, in Latin and Anglo-Norman French, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM, on June 12th Actual price: USD $137,000.
  10. Profiles in History Historic autograph letter signed (“W.T. Sherman Maj. Gnl.”) on June 11th Actual price: USD $96,000.
  11. Christies [MEDICI FAMILY] – A collection of the correspondence of Ottavio Falconieri (1636-1675), humanist scholar and cleric, comprising c.420 letters received chiefly from members of the Medici family, c.1658-1675 on June 9th Actual price: USD $91,063.
  12. Christies Historiae Romanae decades. on June 12th Actual price: USD $87,500.
  13. Profiles in History Historic manuscript document signed of Lee’s historic General Order No. on June 11th Actual price: USD $87,000.
  14. Artcurial FEMME AU FAUTEUIL N°1 on June 3rd Actual price: USD $83,955.
  15. Christies Manuscript document signed, 24 February 1868. on June 12th Actual price: USD $81,250.
  16. Christies Le Antichita  Romane. on June 12th Actual price: USD $81,250.
  17. Christies The Federalist: A Collection of Essays, Written in Favour of the New Constitution, as Agreed Upon by the Federal Convention, September 17, 1787. on June 12th Actual price: USD $75,000.
  18. Christies A Hyakumanto pagoda with associated printed dharani. on June 12th Actual price: USD $75,000.
  19. Sothebys REVERSAL GREY MARILYN (FROM PICTURES OF DIAMOND DUST) on June 11th Actual price: USD $74,750.
  20. Rossini Partie de Coran on June 5th Actual price: USD $71,190.
  21. Christies The Discoverie of Witchcraft, wherin the lewde dealings of witches and witchmongers is notablie detected, the knauerie of conjurors, the impietie of inchantors. on June 12th Actual price: USD $68,750.
  22. Hauswedell and Nolte  Zwei Menschen - Die Einsamen on June 9th Actual price: USD $66,662.
  23. Sothebys ASTRÉE on June 11th Actual price: USD $65,000.
  24. Christies CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION. A collection of 72 letters and documents, on June 12th Actual price: USD $62,500.
  25. Christies Autograph letter signed to Wilhelm Wien (1864-1928), Berlin, 15 June 1914. on June 12th Actual price: USD $62,500.


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


RossiniPrints, Globes on June 5th: 478.16% 
Audap and MirabaudFrom Empire to Literary Salons on June 8th: 268.66% 
ChristiesModern Literature: The Personal Collection of Anthony Hobson on June 10th: 172.03% 
Galerie BassengeSpecial Sale Keiko Minami on June 3rd: 166.91% 
ChristiesPosters on June 9th: 129.03% 
Audap and MirabaudPrints on June 2nd: 120.57% 
ArtcurialPrints and Illustrated Books on June 3rd: 111.26% 
ALDEBooks of an Amateur Collector on June 10th: 109.14% 
Galerie BassengeModern Art Part II - Prints on May 30th: 107.69% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints and Photographs on June 10th: 105.56% 
SothebysBoundless: Contemporary Art on June 11th: 105.06% 

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

Galerie Bassenge. Special Sale Keiko Minami on June 3rd: 100.00%
Alaska Auction. Prints on June 3rd: 100.00%
Rossini. Prints, Globes on June 5th: 100.00%
Audap and Mirabaud. From Empire to Literary Salons on June 8th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Comics - Internet bidstart 5/31 on June 7th: 99.15%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 5/31 on June 7th: 98.16%
Alaska Auction. Prints, Books on April 25th: 96.97%
Christies. Modern Literature: The Personal Collection of Anthony Hobson on June 10th: 90.40%
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Spot On! Modern and Contemporary Art - Photos and Prints on June 6th: 89.86%
Heritage Auctions. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 6/4 on June 11th: 88.19%
Beaussant Lefevre. Old and Modern Books, Autographs and Photographs on June 3rd: 85.84%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. PRINTED BOOKS, MAPS & EPHEMERA, NATURAL HISTORY & FISHING BOOKS, SPORTING ART, TAXIDERMY & FOSSILS on June 11th: 85.83%
Christies. Posters on June 9th: 84.97%
ALDE. Books of an Amateur Collector on June 10th: 84.15%
Sothebys. Boundless: Contemporary Art on June 11th: 83.87%
Swann Galleries. Art, Press & Illustrated Books on June 10th: 82.98%
Galerie Bassenge. Modern Art Part II - Prints on May 30th: 82.89%
Artcurial. Prints and Illustrated Books on June 3rd: 82.44%
Skinner. Fine Books and Manuscripts - online bidstart 5/27 on June 7th: 81.82%
Bloomsbury Auctions. Bibliophile on June 11th: 80.80%


40 total sales reported this week:

ALDE. Books of an Amateur Collector on June 10th: 84.15%
Hauswedell and Nolte. Modern Art - Prints on June 10th: 18.72%
Hauswedell and Nolte. Contemporary Art - Prints on June 9th: 41.57%
Hauswedell and Nolte. Modern Art/Contemporary Art - Prints on June 9th: 53.85%
Neret Minet and Tessier. Tintinomania on June 8th: 75.59%
Aguttes. Books, Old Paper on June 9th: 54.14%
Cowans Auctions. American History on June 12th: 71.43%
Christies. Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts - Including Americana on June 12th: 76.06%
Profiles in History. Historical Auction on June 11th: 64.00%
Bloomsbury Auctions. Bibliophile on June 11th: 80.80%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. PRINTED BOOKS, MAPS & EPHEMERA, NATURAL HISTORY & FISHING BOOKS, SPORTING ART, TAXIDERMY & FOSSILS on June 11th: 85.83%
Heritage Auctions. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 6/4 on June 11th: 88.19%
Sothebys. Boundless: Contemporary Art on June 11th: 83.87%
Swann Galleries. Art, Press & Illustrated Books on June 10th: 82.98%
Audap and Mirabaud. From Empire to Literary Salons on June 8th: 100.00%
Skinner. Gentleman's Auction - Online Bidstart 5/28 on June 8th: 55.00%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints and Photographs on June 10th: 70.00%
Christies. Posters on June 9th: 84.97%
Christies. Modern Literature: The Personal Collection of Anthony Hobson on June 10th: 90.40%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on June 9th: 76.19%
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Spot On! Modern and Contemporary Art - Photos and Prints on June 6th: 89.86%
Auctionata. American and European Art on May 27th: 30.95%
Auctionata. Post War and Contemporary Art - Prints on June 6th: 47.15%
Rossini. Prints, Globes on June 5th: 100.00%
Rago Arts and Auctions. Modern Design - Prints on June 7th: 63.64%
Beaussant Lefevre. Old and Modern Books, Autographs and Photographs on June 3rd: 85.84%
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Books - Internet Bidstart 5/28 on June 4th: 50.14%
Galerie Bassenge. Special Sale Keiko Minami on June 3rd: 100.00%
Galerie Bassenge. Modern Art Part II - Prints on May 30th: 82.89%
Galerie Bassenge. Photograph Sale on June 3rd: 55.40%
Skinner. Fine Books and Manuscripts - online bidstart 5/27 on June 7th: 81.82%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 5/31 on June 7th: 98.16%
Heritage Auctions. Comics - Internet bidstart 5/31 on June 7th: 99.15%
Minerva Auctions Roma. Books, Autographs and Prints on June 4th: 36.81%
Minerva Auctions Roma. Photographs on June 3rd: 29.85%
Alaska Auction. Prints, Books on April 25th: 96.97%
Alaska Auction. Prints on June 3rd: 100.00%
PIASA. Photographs and Prints on June 3rd: 11.11%
Artcurial. Prints and Illustrated Books on June 3rd: 82.44%
Audap and Mirabaud. Prints on June 2nd: 78.57%


For the week ahead 28 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Jun. 15th
Dorotheum . Vienna. Books and Prints. 335 lots
Neret Minet and Tessier. Paris. Asian Arts - Prints. 32 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 66 lots

Tue. Jun. 16th
Christies. London - King Street. Important Books and Manuscripts from the Library of Jenna A. Bonna. 165 lots
Henri Godts Books and Prints Auctions. Bruxelles . Books. 455 lots
Bonhams. New York. Voices of the 20th Century. 158 lots
Jacksons Auction. Cedar Falls, Iowa . World Treasures: Important Russian, European, Asian & American Works - Important Americana. 40 lots

Wed. Jun. 17th
Swann Galleries. New York. 19th and 20th Century Literature. 282 lots
Tooveys. West Sussex. Prints. 14 lots
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Interiors: Prints. 11 lots
Bonhams. London. British Master Prints. 102 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. The NASA Collection of Leon Ford. 997 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. William E. Fredeman Pre-Raphaelite Collection Weekly Internet Rare Books and Autographs. 376 lots

Thu. Jun. 18th
Ader. PARIS. Letters, Manuscripts and Autographs. 296 lots
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Books and Works on Paper. 232 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 6/11. 283 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Travel and Exploration - Cartography. 338 lots

Fri. Jun. 19th
Sothebys. New York. Books and Manuscripts. 150 lots
James D Julia Auctioneers. Fairfield. Advertising, Toy and Doll Auction. 36 lots
Auctionata. Berlin. Rare Prints and Portfolios from the Brusberg Gallery. 56 lots
Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions. Brussels. DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY - Day 1. 266 lots

Sat. Jun. 20th
Vermot de Pas. Paris. Comic Strips. 709 lots
Bonhams. Oxford . Summer Classic Sale - Automobilia. 94 lots
Ferraton. Bruxelles. Books and Prints. 643 lots
Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions. Brussels. DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY - Day 2. 497 lots

Sun. Jun. 21st
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics - Internet bidstart 6/14.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 6/14.
National Book Auctions. Ithaca. Books, Art and Ephemera - Craighead, Modern Firsts, Frontier.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> THE PAPERS OF BREVET MAJOR GENERAL JOHN GROSS BARNARD (1815-1882), Chief Engineer of the Army of the Potomac. Estimate: $75,000-100,000
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> ALVIN LANGDON COBURN. London. With 20 photogravures by Coburn and text by Hilaire Belloc, London and New York: 1909. First edition. Est: $4,000-6,000
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> WILLIAM FADEN, A Plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & East New Jersey. London: 1776. Estimate: $5,000-8,000
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> MAX BEERBOHM, Lord Curzon delivering an oration. Original drawing with collage. London, 1912. Est: $2,000-3,000
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> AMERICAN REVOLUTION, Recueil des Loix Constitutives des Colonies Angloises. A Philadelphie, et se vend a Paris: Cellot & Jombert, 1778. First collected edition in French. Estimate: $500-800
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> WILLIAM TECUMSEH SHERMAN, Confederate General Joseph Johnston's copy of Sherman's General Orders No. 65 announcing the final agreement of Surrender, 27 April 1865. Est: $4,000-6,000
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> JOHN KEATS, Lamia, Isabella, the Eve of Saint Agnes and Other Poems. London: Taylor and Hessey, 1820. First edition of Keats’s third book.. Estimate: $5,000-7,000
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> M. T. Cicero's Cato Major, or his discourse of Old-age: With Explanatory Notes. Philadelphia: Benjamin Franklin, 1744. Est: $5,000-8,000
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> WINSTON S CHURCHILL, History of the English Speaking Peoples. London: Cassell, 1956-58. First editions. Est: $1,500-2,500
  • <b>Now in press: 19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy.</b>
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> <i>The First American Magna Carta. English Liberties.</i> Boston, 1721.
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Babbage presentation to Peel, the man who killed the Difference Engine 1832
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> The Stamp Act. 1765
    <b>Now in press: 19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy.</b>
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Central Park Photographs by Prevost 1862
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Salem Witch Trials. Wonders of the Invisible World 1693
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Mammoth print of Millie-Christine, "The Carolina Twins" c. 1868
  • <b>Arader Galleries, March 25, 2017: Spring 2017 Auction</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> Ruffed Grous, Plate 41. John James Audubon from <i>Birds of America</i>. Double Elephant Folio. First Edition Engravings with Original Hand Color. $45,000 – 60,000
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> Rosate Spoonbill, Plate 321. John James Audubon from <i>Birds of America</i>. Double Elephant Folio. First Edition Engravings with Original Hand Color. $110,000 – 150,000
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> American White Pelican, Plate 311. John James Audubon. First Edition Robert Havell Aquatint Engraving with Original Hand Color From <i>Birds of America</i> Double Elephant Folio.<br>$100,000 – 140,000
    <b>Arader Galleries, March 25, 2017: Spring 2017 Auction</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> Jaguar, Plate 101. John James Audubon. $12,000 – 16,000
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> <i>Birds of Asia</i>. John Gould (1804-1881). London: Taylor and Francis for the Author, 1850-83. $80,000 – 130,000
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> <i>The Birds of Europe</i>. John Gould (1804-1881). London: by Richard and John E. Taylor, published by the Author 1832-37. $60,000 – 90,000
    <b>Arader Galleries, March 25, 2017: Spring 2017 Auction</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> <i>The Birds of Great Britain</i>. John Gould (1804-1881). London: Taylor and Francis for the author, [1862]-1873.<br>$30,000 - 45,000
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> <i>The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands</i>. Mark Catesby (1682/83–1749). London: [1729-] 1731-1743 [-1747].<br>$275,000 – 350,000
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> <i>Dell’arcano del mare</i> [Books 1-4]. Robert Dudley (1573-1649). Firenze: Francesco Onofri, 1646. $50,000 - 70,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, March 25, 2017: Spring 2017 Auction</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> <i>Cartes Generales de Toutes les Parties du Monde</i>. Nicholas Sanson D’Abbeville (1600-1667). Paris: The Author and Pierre Mariette, 1658 [but 1659]. $20,000 - 30,000
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> <i>A Map of the Inhabited Part of Virginia, containing the whole of the Province of Maryland with Part of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and North Carolina.</i> Joshua Fry and Peter Jefferson.<br>$150,000 – 300,000
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> <i>Voyage dans l’Interieur de l’Amerique du Nord execute pendant les annees 1832, 1833 et 1834.</i> BODMER, Karl (illustrator) - Prince Maximilian zu Wied-Neuwied. $525,000 – 750,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30: Printed & Manuscript African Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Malcolm X, typed manuscripts for the <i>LA Herald Dispatch</i> column "God's Angry Men," 1957.<br>$200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Frederick Douglass, Autograph Letter Signed to George Alfred Townsend, Washington, 1880.<br>$40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Carte-de-visite album featuring a previously unrecorded image of Harriet Tubman, 1860s.<br>$20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30: Printed & Manuscript African Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Collection of documents from the Montgomery Improvement Association, Alabama, 1955-63. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Martin Luther King, Jr., working draft of the "Letter from Birmingham Jail," Alabama, 1963. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> <i>Benjamin Bannaker's Almanac</i> for 1795, Baltimore. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30: Printed & Manuscript African Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Collection of 41 letters addressed to Rebecca Primus, 1854-72.<br>$20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Abby Fisher, <i>What Mrs. Fisher Knows About Old Southern Cooking</i>, first edition, San Francisco, 1881.<br>$10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Victor H. Green, <i>The Negro Motorist Green-Book for 1941</i>, New York, 1940. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Toni Morrison, <i>The Bluest Eye, </i>reviewer's copy, New York, 1971. $4,000 to $6,000.