• <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts. June 12, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Ortelius. Theatrum orbis terrarum. Antwerp, 1570. FIRST EDITION. $50,000 to $80,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Shakespeare, William. The Tragedie of Julius Caesar. London, 1623. 1st appearance in print, Complete from the First Folio. $50,000 to $70,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Ernst, Max. Mr. Knife and Miss Fork. Paris, 1932. DELUXE EDITION. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts. June 12, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Cage, John. Autograph musical leaf from his Concert for Piano and Orchestra, NY, 1958. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Einstein, Albert. Signed Passport Photo for his US citizenship application. Bermuda, 1935. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Verard, Antoine. Illuminated printed Book of Hours. Paris, 1507. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts. June 12, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Wetterkurzschlussel. German Weather Report Codebook - for Enigma use. Berlin, 1942. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Hemingway, Ernest. Large Photograph, inscribed by Hemingway. Madrid, 1959. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Morelos y Pavon, Jose Maria. Autograph letter signed to El Virrey Venegas, February 5, 1812. $7,000 to $10,000
    <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts. June 12, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Milne, A.A. Complete set of Winnie-the-Pooh books. 4 volumes. All first issue points. London, 1924-1928. $6,000 to $9,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> A 48-star American Flag, battle worn flown at Guadalcanal and Peleliu, 1942-1944. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Locke, John. Autograph Letter Signed mourning the death of his friend, William Molyneaux, 2 pp, October 27, 1698. $7,000 to $10,000
  • <b>Chiswick Auctions: Modern First Editions, Illustrated Books & Limited Editions. May 30, 2018</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, May 30:</b> Hammett (Dashiell). <i>The Maltese Falcon,</i> FIRST EDITION. A very good copy of this most influential detective fiction novel. £8,000 to £12,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, May 30:</b> Hemingway (Ernest). <i>In Our Time,</i> FIRST EDITION, NUMBER 137 OF 170 COPIES on Rives handmade paper. £15,000 to £18,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, May 30:</b> Hemingway (Ernest). <i>A Farewell to Arms,</i> FIRST EDITION, inscribed by the author to Mike Murphy, a Hemingway biographer and scholar. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Modern First Editions, Illustrated Books & Limited Editions. May 30, 2018</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, May 30:</b> Kerouac (Jack). <i>On the Road,</i> FIRST EDITION, New York, Viking, 1957. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, May 30:</b> Ransome (Arthur). <i>Swallows and Amazons,</i> FIRST EDITION, ownership inscription to half title. Only 2,000 copies of the first edition printed. £3,000 to £4,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, May 30:</b> Sewell (Anna). <i>Black Beauty: His Grooms and Companions. The Autobiography of a Horse. Translated from the original Equine,</i> FIRST EDITION, engraved frontispiece. £3,000 to £4,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Modern First Editions, Illustrated Books & Limited Editions. May 30, 2018</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, May 30:</b> Capa (Robert). <i>Omaha Beach D-Day, June 6th, 1944,</i> gelatine silver print, printed under the direct supervision of Cornell Capa, 40 x 50.5 cm. £3,000 to £5,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, May 30:</b> Cartier-Bresson (Henri). 'Loudres – Pilgrims Assemble', silver print, stamps and annotations on verso, very slight scratch, 170 x 240 mm, 1950. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, May 30:</b> Carroll, Lewis [Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge]. <i>The Nursery Alice,</i> FIRST EDITION, a very rare inscribed, dedication copy. £8,000 to £10,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Modern First Editions, Illustrated Books & Limited Editions. May 30, 2018</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, May 30:</b> Potter (Beatrix). <i>The Tale of Peter Rabbit,</i> FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING, limited to 250 copies [with] the FIRST PUBLISHED EDITION. £12,000 to £15,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, May 30:</b> Wells (H. G.). <i>War of the Worlds,</i> original Danish manuscript, the text written out in block script ink, with over 620 original drawings in ink and watercolour. £1,800 to £2,200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, May 30:</b> Toulouse-Lautrec (Henri de).- Clemenceau (Georges). <i>Au Pied de Sinai,</i> NUMBER 104 OF 355 COPIES, with the suite of 10 lithographs by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec in 2 states. £1,500 to £2,000
  • <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. May 31, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 31:</b> Simcoe (John Graves). Plan of the Province of Upper Canada with part of the Adjacent Countries, manuscript map… with numerous contemporary annotations. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 31:</b> Ramusio (Giovanni Battista). <i>Delle Navigationi et Viaggi,</i> 3 vol., mixed edition, 3 double-page engraved maps and 7 folding woodcut maps, Venice, Giunti, 1613. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 31:</b> Dickens (Charles). <i>A Christmas Carol,</i> first edition, first issue, Chapman & Hall, 1843. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. May 31, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 31:</b> Book of Hours. Hours of the Virgin [Use of Rome] in Latin, miniature illuminated manuscript on vellum with 6 full-page miniatures and 6 large initials with borders, Flanders, [2nd quarter of 15th century]. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 31:</b> G.K. Chesterton archive. Collection of poems, drawings, letters and cards sent to Enid Simon, 1920s. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 31:</b> Pasternak (Boris). <i>Doktor Zhivago</i> original typescript, 2 vol., with manuscript corrections and insertions by the author, the George Katkov copy, c.1956. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. May 31, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 31:</b> Tolkien (J.R.R.). <i>The Hobbit,</i> first edition, first impression, 1937. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 31:</b> Milton (John). <i>Paradise Lost & Paradise Regain'd,</i> 2 vol., one of 10 copies printed on vellum, Cresset Press, 1931. £8,000 to £12,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 31:</b> Electricity and the vacuum.- Guericke (Otto von). <i>Experimenta nova (ut vocantur) Magdeburgica de Vacuo Spatio,</i> first edition; bound with <i>Philosophia Universa de Microcosmo</i>. £12,000 to £16,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 31:</b> [The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia ...], vignette title and 42 plates from the deluxe subscriber's edition, 1842-1849 (43). £7,000 to £10,000
  • <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>

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>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg: Rare Books Auction on May 28th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> Book of Hours. Workshop Vrelant, around 1460-70. Est: € 30,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> J. J. Marinoni, <i>De Astronomica specula,</i> 1745. Est: € 12,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> C. S. Lewis, <i>The Chronicles of Narnia,</i> 1950-56. Est: € 7,500
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg: Rare Books Auction on May 28th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> G. W. Knorr, <i>Regnum florae,</i> 1750. Est:<br>€ 15,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> A. M. S. Boethius, <i>De philosophico consolatu,</i> 1501. Est: € 8,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> J. Joyce, <i>Ulysses,</i> 1922. Est: € 5,000
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg: Rare Books Auction on May 28th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> Ornaments by H. Vogeler, 1900. Est:<br>€ 4,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> <i>Biblia Germanica,</i> 1490. Est: € 15,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> F. M. Regenfuss, <i>Auserlesne Schnecken und Muscheln,</i> 1758. Est: € 18,000
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg: Rare Books Auction on May 28th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> Einband Henry van de Velde, 1929. Est: € 4,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> <i>Hortus Sanitatis,</i> 1517. Est: € 12,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> R. Crevel and J. Miró, 1957. Est: € 3,500
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b> Charles Addams, <i>Penguin Convention,</i> watercolor, cover for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1977. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b> Ludwig Bemelmans, <i>Agreed! No whiskey anywhere is more deluxe than Walker's DeLuxe,</i> pen, ink & watercolor, 1957. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b> Charles Schulz, <i>Do you like Beethoven?,</i> pen & ink, 9-panel <i>Peanuts</i> comic, 1970. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b> Russell Tandy, <i>The Secret in the Old Attic,</i> watercolor & gouache, cover for <i>Nancy Drew,</i> 1944. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b> Arthur Rackham, <i>Danaë & the Infant Perseus,</i> watercolor, ink & wash, for Hawthorne's <i>A Wonder Book,</i> 1922. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b> Tom Lovell, <i>I believe in magic too,</i> oil on canvas, published in <i>Woman's Home Companion,</i> 1947. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b> Enoch Bolles, <i>With Love...,</i> watercolor & gouache, cover for <i>Wow!</i> magazine, 1931. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b><br>Rick Meyerowitz & Maira Kalman, <i>New Yorkistan,</i> pen, ink & watercolor sketch for a <i>New Yorker cover,</i> 2001. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b> Jessie Willcox Smith, <i>Touching,</i> watercolor for <i>The Five Senses</i> by Angela M. Keyes, 1911. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b> Edward Gorey, <i>ABA 75,</i> watercolor & ink, cover for <i>Publisher's Weekly,</i> 1975. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b> Aubrey Beardsley, <i>Shelter,</i> pen & ink, for <i>Bon-Mots,</i> 1892. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b> Tedd Arnold, <i>I think it was three days ago...,</i> colored pencil & watercolor, for <i>Parts,</i> 1996. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <b>Christie’s 29 May:</b> MARE-BONNARD. Les Pastorales de Longus, or Daphnis et Chloé. Paris, 1902. Exceptional copy with a magnificent binding by André Mare. €50,000 to €70,000
    <b>Christie’s 29 May:</b> REDOUTE – L’HERITIER. Stirpes novae, illustratae iconibus. Paris [1784-1791]. Great paper copy with additional color touches on several plates. €10,000 to €15,000
    <b>Christie’s 29 May:</b> TOULOUSE-LAUTREC – IBELS – MONTORGUEIL. Le Café -Concert. Paris, [1893]. Famous Belle Epoque illustrations by Toulouse-Lautrec and Ibels. €5,000 to €7,000
    <b>Christie’s 29 May:</b> MANET – MALLARME – POE. Le Corbeau. The Raven. Paris, 1875. First edition of Mallarmé’s translation. Inscribed by Manet and Mallarmé to Gambetta. €60,000 to €80,000
  • <b>ALDE: May 30, 2018. Books by painters, original bindings, photography, prints and drawings, illustrated books.</b>
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> BRETON (André). <i>Arcane 17.</i> New York, Brentano's, 1944. One of the 25 first copies with the original etching signed by Roberto Matta. 6000 to 8000 €
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> HÉRON DE VILLEFOSSE (René). <i>La Rivière enchantée.</i> Paris, Bernard Klein, 1951. One of the 25 first copies on japon with an original watercolored drawing signed by Léonard Foujita. 60,000 to 80,000 €
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> ILIAZD. <i>Pirosmanachvili 1914.</i> Paris, Le Degré quarante et un, 1972. Dry point signed by Pablo Picasso. 5,000 to 6,000 €
    <b>ALDE: May 30, 2018. Books by painters, original bindings, photography, prints and drawings, illustrated books.</b>
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> JARRY (Alfred). <i>Ubu Roi.</i> Paris, Tériade, 1966. 13 lithographs by Joan Miró. 6,000 to 8,000 €
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> LEIRIS (Michel). <i>Vivantes cendres, innommées.</i> Paris, Jean Hugues, 1961. 13 original etchings by Alberto Giacometti. 12,000 to 15,000 €
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> MATISSE (Henri). <i>Jazz.</i> Paris, Tériade, 1947. 20 original pochoirs by Henri Matisse. 100,000 to 120,000 €
    <b>ALDE: May 30, 2018. Books by painters, original bindings, photography, prints and drawings, illustrated books.</b>
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> PAULHAN (Jean). <i>De Mauvais sujets.</i> Paris, Les Bibliophiles de l’Union Française, 1958. 10 etchings by Marc Chagall. 5,000 to 6,000 €
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> RONSARD (Pierre de). Layout for the book <i>Florilège des Amours.</i> Paris, Albert Skira, 1948. 128 lithographs, with many corrections by hand by Henri Matisse. 80,000 to 100,000 €
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> TING (Walasse). <i>1¢ life.</i> Bern, E.W. Kornfeld, 1964. One of the 100 deluxe copies with the 62 lithographs signed by the 28 artists. 15,000 to 20,000 €
    <b>ALDE: May 30, 2018. Books by painters, original bindings, photography, prints and drawings, illustrated books.</b>
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> SUGIMOTO (Hiroshi). <i>Time exposed.</i> Kyoto, Kyoto Shoin Co. Ltd., 1991. 51 offset lithographs. 10,000 to 12,000 €
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> SZAFRAN (Sam). Black and brown ink original drawing. 550 x 410 mm. 5,000 to 6,000 €
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> KIPLING (Rudyard). <i>La Chasse de Kaa.</i> Paris, Javal et Bourdeaux, 1930. 115 colored woodcuts by Paul Jouve. 5,000 to 6,000 €