• <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 26: Alphonse Mucha & Masters of Art Nouveau: The Harry C. Meyerhoff Collection</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 26:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Princezna Hyacinta</i>, 1911. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 26:</b><br><i>Les Maîtres de l'Affiche</i>, 5 volumes, Paris, 1896-1900.<br>$35,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 26:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Job</i>, 1896.<br>$15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 26: Alphonse Mucha & Masters of Art Nouveau: The Harry C. Meyerhoff Collection</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 26:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Bleuze - Hadancourt Parfumeur</i>, circa 1899.<br>$15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 26:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Lygie</i>, 1901. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 26:</b> Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, <i>Babylone d'Allemagne</i>, 1894.<br>$30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 26: Alphonse Mucha & Masters of Art Nouveau: The Harry C. Meyerhoff Collection</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 26:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Zodiac / La Plume</i>, 1896. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 26:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>The Seasons</i>, 4 panels on silk, 1900.<br>$15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 26:</b> Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, <i>Aristide Bruant dans son Cabaret</i>, 1893. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 26: Alphonse Mucha & Masters of Art Nouveau: The Harry C. Meyerhoff Collection</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 26:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Monaco / Monte-Carlo</i>, 1897. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 26:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Medee / Sarah Bernhardt</i>, 1898. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 26:</b> Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, <i>Confetti</i>, 1894. $40,000 to $60,000.
  • <b>Daniel Crouch Rare Books</b><br>SAXTON, Christopher. <i>The Travellers Guide being the best Mapp of the Kingdom of England and Principality of Wales</i>. London, [1583, but c.1716].
    <b>Daniel Crouch Rare Books</b><br>VISSCHER, Claes Jansz. <i>Novissima et Accuratissima Leonis Belgici</i>. Amsterdam, Claes Jansz Visscher, [1611-1621 or later].
    <b>Daniel Crouch Rare Books</b> PTOLEMAEUS, Claudius. <i>Decima Asie Tabula</i>. Ulm, Lienhart Holle, 16 July 1482.
    <b>Daniel Crouch Rare Books</b><br>WIT, Frederick de, and Gerard VALK. <i>Orbis Terrarum Nova et Accurata Tabula</i>. Amsterdam, Gerard Valk, [c.1690-1700].
    <b>Daniel Crouch Rare Books</b><br>APIANUS, Petrus. <i>Astronomicum Caesareum</i>. Ingolstadt, Peter Apian, 1540.
    <b>Daniel Crouch Rare Books</b><br>CASSINI, Jean-Dominique. <i>Carte de la Lune</i>. Paris, Jean-Dominique Cassini, 1787.
    <b>Daniel Crouch Rare Books</b> PTOLEMAEUS, Claudius. <i>Geographicae enarrationis libri octo</i>. Argentoragi, 1525.
    <b>Daniel Crouch Rare Books</b><br>[SAXTON, Christopher]. <i> [An Atlas of England and Wales]</i>. [London, Christopher Saxton, 1579].
    <b>Daniel Crouch Rare Books</b> Commission des sciences et arts d'Egypte. <i>Description de l’Égypte</i>… Paris, Imprimerie impériale - Imprimerie royale, 1809-1828.
    <b>Daniel Crouch Rare Books</b> CHURCHMAN, John. <i>To George Washington President of the United States of America this Magnetic Atlas or Variation Chart is humbly inscribed by John Churchman</i>. Philadelphia, 1790.
    <b>Daniel Crouch Rare Books</b><br>APIANUS, Petrus. <i>Tipus Orbis Universalis</i>. Vienna, Johannes Camertius, 1520.
    <b>Daniel Crouch Rare Books</b><br>LORIOT, A[uguste], [after] Nicolas LANE. <i>[Pocket globe]</i>. London, 65 New Bond Street, 1809.
    <b>Daniel Crouch Rare Books</b><br>BLAEU, Johannes. <i>Grooten Atlas</i>. Amsterdam, Joan Blaeu, 1662-1665.
    <b>Daniel Crouch Rare Books</b><br>INGEBORG BRUN, Emmy. <i>Mars efter Lowell’s Glober 1894-1914</i>. Denmark, [c1915].
    <b>Daniel Crouch Rare Books</b><br>LUTHER, Martin. <i>Der vierde Teil aller Bücher vnd Schrifften des thewren seligen Mans</i>. Gedruckt zu Jhena, Durch Christian Rödinger, 1556.
  • <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>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

Auction Update Review

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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>Sotheby’s New York: Alexander Hamilton: An Important Family Archive of Letters and Manuscripts. January 18, 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s New York Jan 18:</b> Alexander Hamilton's Appointment as Aide-De-Camp to General George Washington. $150,000 – 250,000
    <b>Sotheby’s New York Jan 18:</b> Alexander Hamilton. Correspondence about his reputation as a soldier and a gentleman nearly provoking a duel, 1779. $100,000 -150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s New York Jan 18:</b> Alexander Hamilton. The earliest surviving love letter from Hamilton to his future wife Elizabeth Schuyler. $40,000 – 60,000
    <b>Sotheby’s New York: Alexander Hamilton: An Important Family Archive of Letters and Manuscripts. January 18, 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s New York Jan 18:</b> Alexander Hamilton. Autograph letter signed to Elizabeth Schuyler; a love letter that also announces the arrival of French General Rochambeau. $15,000 – 20,000
    <b>Sotheby’s New York Jan 18:</b> Alexander Hamilton. Autograph letter to Elizabeth Schuyler, announcing the treason of Benedict Arnold. $35,000 – 50,000
    <b>Sotheby’s New York Jan 18:</b> Alexander Hamilton. Autograph letter signed to Elizabeth Hamilton, announcing that the army is preparing to engage Cornwallis in Virginia. $30,000 – 50,000
    <b>Sotheby’s New York: Alexander Hamilton: An Important Family Archive of Letters and Manuscripts. January 18, 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s New York Jan 18:</b> Alexander Hamilton. Autograph letter draft to John Jay, concerning his lawsuit against Lewis Littlepage and Henry Brockholst Livingston. $10,000 – 15,000
    <b>Sotheby’s New York Jan 18:</b> Alexander Hamilton. Autograph notes prepared for President Washington's third annual message to congress. $15,000 – 25,000
    <b>Sotheby’s New York Jan 18:</b> Alexander Hamilton. A prevously unrecorded autograph draft of Pacificus essay no. VI.<br>$300,000 – 500,000
    <b>Sotheby’s New York: Alexander Hamilton: An Important Family Archive of Letters and Manuscripts. January 18, 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s New York Jan 18:</b> Alexander Hamilton. Autograph letter draft to an unnamed recipient (but possibly Jeremiah Wadsworth), regarding the presidential election of 1796. $25,000 – 35,000
    <b>Sotheby’s New York Jan 18:</b><br>Philip Hamilton. Autograph letter signed to his father, Alexander Hamilton, ("Dear Papa"), discussing his schooling and his desire to be "a good man." $8,000 – 12,000
    <b>Sotheby’s New York Jan 18:</b> Alexander Hamilton. Two autograph memoranda, one with a diagram, planning the gardens at the grange. $15,000 – 25,000
  • <b>Case Antiques: Winter Art and Antiques Auction. January 21, 2017</b>
    <b>Case Antiques Jan. 21:</b> Cassilly Adams, Civil War era watercolor on paper painting of the navy vessel upon which he was stationed: the U.S.S. Osage. $3,000 – 5,000
    <b>Case Antiques Jan. 21:</b> Audubon, John James and John Bachman, <i>The Quadrupeds of North America.</i> New York: V.G. Audubon, 1854. 3 volumes. $2,400 – 3,400
    <b>Case Antiques Jan. 21:</b> Roulstone, George. <i>LAWS OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE.</i> Printed and published by George Roulstone, Knoxville, (Tennessee), 1803. $2,000 – 3,000
    <b>Case Antiques: Winter Art and Antiques Auction. January 21, 2017</b>
    <b>Case Antiques Jan. 21:</b> Heap, Gwin Harris. <i>CENTRAL ROUTE TO THE PACIFIC, FROM THE VALLEY OF THE MISSISSIPPI TO CALIFORNIA…</i> Philadelphia/London, 1854.<br>$1,800 – 2,200
    <b>Case Antiques Jan. 21:</b> FDR’s personal copy of <i>The Great Smoky Mountains"</i> by Laura Thornborough. Published by Thomas Y. Crowell Company, New York, 1937.<br>$1,500 – 1,800
    <b>Case Antiques Jan. 21:</b> Latour, Arsene Lacarriere. <i>HISTORICAL MEMOIR OF THE WAR IN WEST FLORIDA AND LOUISIANA IN 1814 – 1815. WITH AN ATLAS.</i> Philadelphia, 1816.<br>$1,200 – 1,500
    <b>Case Antiques: Winter Art and Antiques Auction. January 21, 2017</b>
    <b>Case Antiques Jan. 21:</b> [Kennedy Autograph Signature] Kennedy, John F. <i>Profiles in Courage.</i> New York Harper & Brothers, (1956).<br>$1,200 – 1,500
    <b>Case Antiques Jan. 21:</b> Sam Houston signed land document, granting Elias Riddle 100 acres in Bledsoe County, Tennessee "in the grassy cove…" dated February 22, 1828.<br>$1,000 – 1,200
    <b>Case Antiques Jan. 21:</b> "The State of Kentucky with Adjoining Territories" Map, by John Payne, engraved by John Scoles, published by John Low, New York, 1800. $500 – 700
    <b>Case Antiques: Winter Art and Antiques Auction. January 21, 2017</b>
    <b>Case Antiques Jan. 21:</b> Civil War era letter and 4 carte de visites, including Confederate Generals. $300 – 500
    <b>Case Antiques Jan. 21:</b> 12 Bank of East Tennessee Pre Civil War Bills. $350 – 450
    <b>Case Antiques Jan. 21:</b> 2 Early Homeopathy books by Alva Curtis. $300 – 400
  • <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>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Western Manuscripts & Works on Paper. January 25, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions Jan. 25:</b> Zenobius. Epitome proverbiorum Tarrhaei et Didymi [graece], Florence, [possibly Bartolomeo de' Libri for] Filippo Giunta, [after 23 September] 1497. £15,000 – 20,000
    <b>Forum Auctions Jan. 25:</b> Phalaris. [Phalaridis tyranni Apollonii Philosophi pythagoraei Epistolae [Graece], Venice, Bartholomaeus Pelusius, Gabriel Bracius de Brisighella, Johannes Bissolus and Benedictus Mangius, 18 June, 1498. £10,000 – 15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions Jan. 25:</b> Orpheus. Argonautica. Hymni [graece], Florence, [Bartolomeo de' Libri for] Filippo Giunta, 19 September, 1500. £20,000 – 30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Western Manuscripts & Works on Paper. January 25, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions Jan. 25:</b> Primaleon.- Los tres libros del muy esforçado cavallero Primaleon et Polendos su hermano…, Venice, Giovanni Antonio Nicolini da Sabbio for Giovanni Battista Pederzano, February, 1534. £20,000 – 30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions Jan. 25:</b> Bodoni (Giambattista). Manuale Tipografico, 2 vol., Parma, Giambattista Bodoni, 1818. £8,000 – 12,000
    <b>Forum Auctions Jan. 25:</b> Music. Gafurius (Franchinus). Practica musicae, Brescia, Angelus Britannicus, 23 September, 1497. £10,000 – 15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Western Manuscripts & Works on Paper. January 25, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions Jan. 25:</b> Bonaventura (Saint). A group of three Franciscan mystical texts, [14th century]. £15,000 – 20,000
    <b>Forum Auctions Jan. 25:</b> Boccaccio (Giovanni). Trattatello in laude di Dante, decorated manuscript on paper, Florence, first half of 15th century. £30,000 – 40,000
    <b>Forum Auctions Jan. 25:</b> Greek medical manuscript. Iatrosophion, decorated manuscript on paper, Greece (probably Crete), [first half of 16th century]. £8,000 – 12,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Western Manuscripts & Works on Paper. January 25, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions Jan. 25:</b> Heraldry. Nayler (George). Album of coats of arms compiled from the papers of Sir George Nayler, 114 coats of arms, most with manuscript captions. [17th, 18th & early 19th centuries]. £1,500 – 2,000
    <b>Forum Auctions Jan. 25:</b> Zoffany (Johan). Autograph Letter signed to Messrs. Raikes & Co., merchants, 1p. with conjugate blank and address panel, 17th July 1801, "In consequence of an order I received from General Claud Martin…”<br>£500 - 700
    <b>Forum Auctions Jan. 25:</b> Bury (Richard de, Bishop of Durham). Philobiblon...sive de amore librorum, Oxford, Joseph Barnes, 1599.<br>£4,000 – 6,000