• <b>Cowan’s Auctions: Fine Books, Including the Alan Culpin WWI Art Collection – Live Online Auction. Dec. 18, 2017</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> Unique Association Copy of Signed Limited Roosevelt, African Game Trails, Extra-Illustrated. $5,000 - 7,500
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> 24 Volumes Henry James in 1/2 Morocco - Alvin Langdon Coburn Frontis Illustrations. $3,000 - $5,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> French Surrealism by Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore, 1930 Limited Edition in Lovely Condition. $3,000 - $5,000
    <b>Cowan’s Auctions: Fine Books, Including the Alan Culpin WWI Art Collection – Live Online Auction. Dec. 18, 2017</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> Unique and Beautifully Written Manuscript of 650 Quarto Pages - Unpublished History of Belle-Isle-En-Mer, 1754. $3,000 - $5,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> William Beebe's Classic 4 Volume Work on "The Pheasants," Signed and Inscribed in 1919. $2,000 - $3,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> Three Volumes of Washington's War Era Letters Published in New York in 1796. $1,500 - $2,000
    <b>Cowan’s Auctions: Fine Books, Including the Alan Culpin WWI Art Collection – Live Online Auction. Dec. 18, 2017</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> 19th C. Vintage Album with 48 Sepia Toned Albumen Prints by Fratelli Alinari et. al.<br>$1,500 - $2,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> Report of Phipps' Voyage in 1773 In Search of a Passage to India Via the North Pole. $1,500 - $2,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> 17 Volumes of Wallace's American Trotting Register, 1874-1891. $1,500 - $2,500
    <b>Cowan’s Auctions: Fine Books, Including the Alan Culpin WWI Art Collection – Live Online Auction. Dec. 18, 2017</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> Rare First English Edition of Monardes, Joyfull Newes, 1577, Woodcut Illustrations.<br>$1,500 - $3,000
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> 6 Volume Shakespeare Presented to Virginia Congressman Involved in the "Trent Affair". $1,200 - $1,500
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec. 18:</b> Classic Lothar Meggendorfer Movable Book Complete with 8 Chromolithograph Plates, Ca. 1890. $750 - $1,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> William Oden Waller studio, <i>Manhattan Mary</i>, gouache and graphite, 1927. Sold for $77,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Missionary archive of Samuel W. and Gideon H. Pond, Minnesota, 1833-93. Sold for $112,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b> Richard Hakluyt, <i>Novus Orbis</i>, first printed use of “Virginia” on a map, Paris, 1587. Sold for $80,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 17:</b> Aegidius Romanus, <i>Lo libre del regiment dels princeps</i>, first edition in Catalan, Barcelona, 1480. Sold for $50,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> William Faulkner, <i>The Marble Faun</i>, first edition, signed & inscribed, Boston, 1924. Sold for $22,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 5:</b> Henry Ossawa Tanner, <i>Flight into Egypt</i>, oil on canvas, circa 1910. Sold for $341,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 2:</b> Edward Hopper, <i>The Lonely House</i>, etching, 1923. Sold for $317,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 7:</b> George Washington, Autograph Letter Signed, to his spymaster Benjamin Tallmadge, New Jersey, 1780. Sold for $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 19:</b> Saul Leiter, <i>Waiter, Paris</i>, chromogenic print, 1959. Sold for $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 26: </b> A. M. Cassandre, <i>Normandie / Maiden Voyage</i>, 1935. Sold for $20,000.
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  • <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

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40 Auctions Archived, 16 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday June 27th, 40 auctions were archived to the AED; 20 denominated in euros, 6 in British pounds, and 14 in US dollars.  Turnover was $13,453,017 as 10,167 lots were offered and 7,343 sold for a 72% success rate.

3 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

BonhamsFine Books and Manuscripts on June 24th: $3,164,454 
Kestenbaum and CompanyFine Judaica on June 25th: $1,661,546 
SothebysBooks and Manuscripts on June 25th: $1,441,961 


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

Pierre Berge and AssociesJudaica on June 23rd: 315.62% 
Bloomsbury AuctionsCaricatures on June 25th: 205.52% 
Neret Minet and TessierAsian Arts - Prints on June 15th: 172.08% 
Kestenbaum and CompanyFine Judaica on June 25th: 155.90% 
Jacksons AuctionWorld Treasures: Important Russian, European, Asian & American Works - Important Americana on June 16th: 144.54% 
PandolfiniImportant Collection of Modern and Contemporary Prints on June 9th: 132.53% 
Pierre Berge and AssociesAutographs and Manuscripts on June 25th: 130.66% 
FerratonBooks and Prints on June 20th: 120.42% 
BonhamsFine Books and Manuscripts on June 24th: 111.67% 
ArtcurialAutomobilia on June 22nd: 111.04% 
AuctionataPrints and Photography of the Modernist Era on June 24th: 108.25% 
SothebysBooks and Manuscripts on June 25th: 106.50% 
Audap and MirabaudBooks on June 25th: 105.05% 

The Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Kestenbaum and Company (ISRAEL, LAND OF). (Igroth Shada’r). on June 25th Actual price: USD $239,850.
  2. Bonhams Papers of Friedrich Engels as Corresponding Secretary of the First International for Italy and Spain on June 24th Actual price: USD $220,585.
  3. Bonhams Illustrated autograph journal kept by Commander Albert Hastings Markham, Captain of HMS Alert on June 24th Actual price: USD $164,065.
  4. Jacksons Auction AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR BROADSIDE “BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL”, on June 16th Actual price: USD $150,000.
  5. Bonhams Animal Farm on June 24th Actual price: USD $145,225.
  6. Bonhams Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica, first edition on June 24th Actual price: USD $145,225.
  7. Pierre Berge and Associes MANUSCRIT AVEC RELIURE EN ARGENT FINEMENT TRAVAILLÉ Kitsee, Autriche, XVIIIème siècle on June 23rd Actual price: USD $138,880.
  8. Pandolfini FEMME AU MEDAILLON. on June 9th Actual price: USD $133,000.
  9. Artcurial Ensemble de documentation on June 22nd Actual price: USD $121,136.
  10. Bonhams The Ted Hughes Archive formed by his friend and manuscript advisor Roy Davids, on June 24th Actual price: USD $120,733.
  11. Sothebys [RUSSIE, CAMPAGNE DE] MANUSCRIT -- HISTOIRE DE LA CAMPAGNE DE 1812 EN RUSSIE ET DE MA CAPTIVITÉ CHEZ LES RUSSES EN 1813. on June 25th Actual price: USD $113,568.
  12. Artcurial Dédicacé, signé et daté. Saison 1990. Champion du monde des pilotes - champion du monde des constructeurs on June 22nd Actual price: USD $111,328.
  13. Kestenbaum and Company Ahavah BeTa’anugim [commentary to the Mishnah] on June 25th Actual price: USD $98,400.
  14. Jacksons Auction “THE FEDERALIST”, on June 16th Actual price: USD $93,750.
  15. Kestenbaum and Company Melecheth Shlomo [commentary to the Mishnah] on June 25th Actual price: USD $92,250.
  16. RR Auction Ludwig Wittgenstein Archive on June 17th Actual price: USD $89,857.
  17. Pierre Berge and Associes IMPORTANT MANUSCRIT DE PRIÈRES SUR PARCHEMIN, RELIURE EN VÉLIN Par le scribe Gabriel Pressburger, 1769 on June 23rd Actual price: USD $88,883.
  18. Kestenbaum and Company (The Mahari’t). Teshuvoth [responsa] on June 25th Actual price: USD $73,800.
  19. Bonhams Illustrated autograph journal kept by Captain Albert Hastings Markham on his tour of the United States, on June 24th Actual price: USD $70,650.
  20. Artcurial L'Album d'Autographes de la belle-s&#x153;ur de Léopoldine Hugo on June 22nd Actual price: USD $69,292.
  21. Bonhams A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man on June 24th Actual price: USD $62,800.
  22. Bonhams Autograph letter signed ("Alan Turing"), to Maria Greenbaum ("Dear Maria"), the eight-year-old daughter of his Jungian analyst, explaining with the aid of three diagrams the moves needed to play out successfully at solitaire, on June 24th Actual price: USD $62,800.
  23. Bonhams Series of five typed letters signed and two autograph postcards signed ("MK Gandhi"), to Harold K. Hales, MP, on June 24th Actual price: USD $58,875.
  24. Bonhams The Wolery' on June 24th Actual price: USD $54,950.
  25. Bonhams Seven Pillars of Wisdom, a triumph on June 24th Actual price: USD $54,950.



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

Pierre Berge and Associes. Judaica on June 23rd: 100.00%
National Book Auctions. Books, Art and Ephemera - Craighead, Modern Firsts, Frontier on June 21st: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Comics - Internet bidstart 6/14 on June 21st: 98.81%
Bloomsbury Auctions. Caricatures on June 25th: 98.19%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 6/14 on June 21st: 97.89%
Jacksons Auction. World Treasures: Important Russian, European, Asian & American Works - Important Americana on June 16th: 92.50%
James D Julia Auctioneers. Advertising, Toy and Doll Auction on June 19th: 91.67%
Heritage Auctions. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 6/18 on June 25th: 87.14%
Bonhams. Fine Books and Manuscripts on June 24th: 86.55%
Eldreds. Fine and Decorative Arts - Prints on June 25th: 85.29%
Pierre Berge and Associes. Autographs and Manuscripts on June 25th: 83.61%
Audap and Mirabaud. Books on June 25th: 82.64%
Ferraton. Books and Prints on June 20th: 80.87%

40 total sales reported this week:

Bloomsbury Auctions. Baldwin's Sale: Wellington, Napoleon and the Napoleonic Wars on June 23rd: 62.22%
PBA Galleries. Fine Literature. Wayne Martin Collection on June 25th: 68.80%
Bonhams. THE GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED SALE on June 26th: 71.26%
Eldreds. Fine and Decorative Arts - Prints on June 25th: 85.29%
Kestenbaum and Company. Fine Judaica on June 25th: 79.77%
Audap and Mirabaud. Books on June 25th: 82.64%
Pierre Berge and Associes. Judaica on June 23rd: 100.00%
Pierre Berge and Associes. Autographs and Manuscripts on June 25th: 83.61%
Pierre Berge and Associes. Books and Manuscripts on June 24th: 67.02%
Auctionata. Contemporary Prints and Photography on June 25th: 51.92%
Auctionata. Prints and Photography of the Modernist Era on June 24th: 77.50%
Bloomsbury Auctions. Caricatures on June 25th: 98.19%
Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions. DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY - Day 2 on June 20th: 24.55%
Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions. DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY - Day 1 on June 19th: 24.44%
Heritage Auctions. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 6/18 on June 25th: 87.14%
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Works on Paper and Books on June 13th: 79.93%
Bonhams. Fine Maritime Paintings and Decorative Arts: Prints, Maps, Globes on June 25th: 50.00%
Sothebys. Books and Manuscripts on June 25th: 78.85%
Bonhams. Entertainment Memorabilia on June 24th: 57.44%
Bonhams. Fine Books and Manuscripts on June 24th: 86.55%
RR Auction. The NASA Collection of Leon Ford - Internet bidstart 6/18 on June 17th: 68.00%
Ferraton. Books and Prints on June 20th: 80.87%
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Vintage Posters from the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, Online Only on June 23rd: 53.70%
Pandolfini. Important Collection of Modern and Contemporary Prints on June 9th: 73.15%
Jacksons Auction. World Treasures: Important Russian, European, Asian & American Works - Important Americana on June 16th: 92.50%
Artcurial. Books and Manuscripts on June 22nd: 60.68%
Artcurial. Automobilia on June 22nd: 55.56%
Dorotheum . Art Photography on June 22nd: 51.09%
Neret Minet and Tessier. Asian Arts - Prints on June 15th: 65.63%
Vermot de Pas. Comic Strips on June 20th: 50.63%
Aguttes. Automobilia - Books and Prints on June 20th: 62.20%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on June 23rd: 72.60%
Adams Amsterdam Auctions. Max Reneman - The Magical Provo, initiator of the 'Insect Sect' and the 'Expertology Lab' on June 9th: 75.00%
National Book Auctions. Books, Art and Ephemera - Craighead, Modern Firsts, Frontier on June 21st: 100.00%
James D Julia Auctioneers. Advertising, Toy and Doll Auction on June 19th: 91.67%
Auctionata. Rare Prints and Portfolios from the Brusberg Gallery on June 19th: 53.57%
Bonhams. Summer Classic Sale - Automobilia on June 20th: 73.40%
PBA Galleries. Travel and Exploration - Cartography on June 18th: 70.26%
Heritage Auctions. Comics - Internet bidstart 6/14 on June 21st: 98.81%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 6/14 on June 21st: 97.89%

 

For the week ahead 16 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Jun. 29th 
Artcurial. Paris. Photography. 170 lots

Tue. Jun. 30th
Christies. Paris. Photographs, Icons and Styles. 63 lots
Profiles in History. Calabasas Hills. Morris Everett, Jr., The Auction - Day II. 700 lots
Grays Auctioneers. Cleveland, . Prints. 44 lots
Guernseys. New York, NY. Colonel McCrahon Collection - World War I Posters. 706 lots

Wed. Jul. 1st
Alaska Auction. Anchorage. July 1 Auction - books and prints. 17 lots
Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood. Exeter. Maritime. 41 lots
Guernseys. New York, NY. Colonel McCrahon Collection - World War I Posters - Day 2. 605 lots

Thu. Jul. 2nd
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Editions and Works on Paper. 324 lots
Rossini. Paris. Prints.
Auctionata. Berlin. Brusberg Galleries: Prints. 64 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 6/25. 213 lots

Fri. Jul. 3rd
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Norwich. Pictures and Prints. 116 lots

Sun. Jul. 5th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics - Internet bidstart 6/28.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 6/28.
OSENAT. FONTAINEBLEAU. Fontainebleau Empire. 128 lots

The summer is now officially upon us.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <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
  • <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 €
  • <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>