• <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>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 7: Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 7:</b><br>Shaw & Nodder, <i>The Naturalist's Miscellany</i>, complete, London, 1789-1813. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 7:</b> Samuel Baker, <i>A New and Exact Map of the Island of St. Christopher</i>, London, 1753. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 7:</b> Henry Briggs, <i>The North Part of America</i>, London, 1625. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 7: Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 7:</b><br>John James Audubon, <i>Herring Gull</i>, CCXCI, hand-colored plate, London, 1836. $7,000 to $10,000. 
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 7:</b> Montanus & Ogilby, <i>America: Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New World</i>, London, 1671. $10,000 to $15,000. 
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 7:</b> Robert Cruikshank, portfolio of 25 watercolors, London, 1830s. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 7: Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 7:</b> Group of 55 French watercolors depicting the life and deeds of Napoleon, 1800s. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 7:</b> Aaron & Samuel Arrowsmith, <i>Chart of the Sandwich Islands</i>, London, 1830. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 7:</b> Herman Moll, <i>A New and Exact Map of the Dominions of the King of Great Britain</i>, London, 1735. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 7: Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 7:</b> Jacques-Nicolas Bellin,<i> L'Hydrographie Françoise</i>, Paris, circa 1770. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 7:</b> Joseph Frederick Wallet Des Barres, <i>Charlestown the Capital of South Carolina</i>, London, 1780. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 7:</b> Arnold Colom, <i>Pascaarte van Nieu Nederlandt</i>, Amsterdam, circa 1658. $7,000 to $10,000.
  • <b>Bubb Kuyper Auctions: Sale of Books, Prints and Manuscripts.<br>May 30 – June 2, 2017</b>
    <b>Bubb Kuyper Auctions May 30:</b> Hobson, R.L. <i>A catalogue of Chinese pottery and porcelain in the collection of Sir Percival David</i> (London, 1934). Est. € 8.000-10.000
    <b>Bubb Kuyper Auctions May 30:</b> Chagall, M. <i>Drawings for the bible</i>. (Paris, 1960). Est. € 1.500-2.500
    <b>Bubb Kuyper Auctions May 30:</b> Zwart, P. [N.K.F.]. <i>Delft kabels</i> (Delft, 1933). Est. € 20.000-30.000
    <b>Bubb Kuyper Auctions: Sale of Books, Prints and Manuscripts.<br>May 30 – June 2, 2017</b>
    <b>Bubb Kuyper Auctions May 30:</b> Zwart, P. [N.K.F.]. <i>Normalieënboekje</i> (Delft, 1924-1926). Est. € 30.000-50.000
    <b>Bubb Kuyper Auctions May 30:</b> [Russian children's books]. Mayakovsky, V. Kem byt'? (What to be?) (Moscow, 1932). Est. € 500-700
    <b>Bubb Kuyper Auctions May 30:</b> [Léger, F.]. Cendrars, B. <i>La Fin du Monde filmée par l'Ange</i> N.-D (Paris, 1919). Est. € 2.000-3.000
    <b>Bubb Kuyper Auctions: Sale of Books, Prints and Manuscripts.<br>May 30 – June 2, 2017</b>
    <b>Bubb Kuyper Auctions May 31:</b><br>La Roche, E. <i>Indische Baukunst</i> (Munich, 1921-1922). Est. € 3.000-5.000
    <b>Bubb Kuyper Auctions May 31:</b> Blume, C.L. <i>Flora Javae nec non insularum adjacentium./ Flora Javae nec non insularum adjacentium </i> (Brussels, 1828). Est. € 7.000-9.000
    <b>Bubb Kuyper Auctions May 31:</b> <i>Description de l'Égypte (…) pendant l'expédition de l'armée francaise</i> (Paris, 1820-1829). Est. € 30.000-50.000
    <b>Bubb Kuyper Auctions: Sale of Books, Prints and Manuscripts.<br>May 30 – June 2, 2017</b>
    <b>Bubb Kuyper Auctions May 31:</b><br>La Fontaine, J. de. <i>Fables choisies, mises en vers </i> (Paris, 1756).<br>Est. € 1.500-2.500
    <b>Bubb Kuyper Auctions May 31:</b> [VOC and WIC]. Pelsaert, F. <i>Ongeluckige Voyagie, Van 't Schip Batavia, Nae de Oost-Indien</i> (Amsterdam, 1647).<br>Est. € 40.000-60.000
    <b>Bubb Kuyper Auctions June 2:</b> Goya y Lucientes, F.J. de. <i>La Taureaumachie </i> (Paris, 1876), 40 etchings and aquatints. Est. € 8.000-10.000
  • <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers: Rare Books, Literature & Sporting Collectibles. May 30, 2017</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy May 30:</b> Joyce (James), An Original Manuscript Page of text from <i>Finnegan’s Wake</i>, the opening of the Anna Livia Plurabelle section. €7,500-10,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy May 30:</b> Joyce (James), <i>Chamber Music,</i> 1907. First Edition of his First Book, First Issue. €1,500-2,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy May 30:</b> Lady Gregory’s Copy Signed by W.B. Yeats, Cuala Press: Yeats (W.B.), <i>Poems Written in Discouragement</i>, 1913. Limited to 50 Copies Only. €2,500-4,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers: Rare Books, Literature & Sporting Collectibles. May 30, 2017</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy May 30:</b> A Twentieth Century Masterpiece: O’Brien (Flann), <i>At Swim-Two-Birds</i>, 8vo, 1939. First Edn. €1,750-2,500
    <b>Fonsie Mealy May 30:</b> The Missing Log of the H.M.S. Liffey Manuscript Journal, 1867. €1,500-2,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy May 30:</b> Exceptionally Rare First Publication: Gregory (Augusta Lady), <i>Over the River: An appeal for aid to a poor parish in South London</i>. 1887. €1,000-1,500
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers: Rare Books, Literature & Sporting Collectibles. May 30, 2017</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy May 30:</b> Ex. Rare Irish Broadsheet: An Irish Perspective on the Execution of Louis XVI, 1793 Broadsheet with engraving of the event, headed: “Massacre of the French King.” €500-700
    <b>Fonsie Mealy May 30:</b> Original Manuscript Poem, Heaney (Seamus), <i>The Schoolbag</i>. In Memoriam John Hewitt. Signed and dated November 8 1991. €1,000-1,500
    <b>Fonsie Mealy May 30:</b> Sowerby (J.E.), <i>English Botany; or Coloured Figures of British Plants</i>. Ed. by J.T. Boswell Syme. 10 vols, with 1696 hand-coloured plates. €750-1,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers: Rare Books, Literature & Sporting Collectibles. May 30, 2017</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy May 30:</b> Collection of Signed First Editions incl. Francis (Dick), <i>Nerve</i> (London 1964); <i>For Kicks</i> (London 1965); <i>Forfeit</i> (London 1968). €400-500
    <b>Fonsie Mealy May 30:</b> Le Carre (John), <i>The Spy who came in from the Cold</i>, 8vo, 1963, First Edn., with author’s signature tipped in on t.p. €350-500
    <b>Fonsie Mealy May 30:</b> Adams (Richard), <i>Watership Down</i>, 8vo, 1976, First Illustrated Edn., Signed on f.e.p. by Author & Artist, and also signed by Artist on hf. title. €200-300

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45 Auctions Archived, 35 Upcoming

For the week ended Saturday 21 November 45 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 16 denominated in euros, 3 in British pounds, 1 in SA rands, and 25 in US dollars.  Turnover was $17,592,653 as 10,135 lots were offered and 7,170 sold for a 71% success rate.

5 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

SothebysTravel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History on November 17th: $3,228,483 
ChristiesCOLLECTION SHALOM SHPILMAN VENDUE AU PROFIT DU SHPILMAN INSTITUTE FOR PHOTOGRAPHY - Part 1 on November 13th: $1,711,973 
ChristiesCOLLECTION SHALOM SHPILMAN VENDUE AU PROFIT DU SHPILMAN INSTITUTE FOR PHOTOGRAPHY - Part 2 on November 20th: $1,172,319 
SkinnerFine Books and Manuscripts on November 15th: $1,112,578 
Kestenbaum and CompanyPART II: RABBINIC MANUSCRIPTS FROM AN IMPORTANT COLLECTION on November 19th: $1,079,171 

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

Stair Auctioneers and AppraisersProperty from Cornelia Guest, Formerly The Collection of Winston & C.Z. Guest, Templeton on November 14th: 211.84% 
ArtcurialModern Books and Manuscripts on November 17th: 155.01% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsGrosman/Nicholson Magic Collection on October 31st: 146.51% 
TajanBooks and Prints on November 17th: 119.39% 
Northeast AuctionsPortsmouth, N.H. Fall Weekend Auction on November 1st: 111.53% 
ALDEBinders, Original, Modern, Illustrated on November 18th: 107.57% 
Fonsie Mealy AuctioneersImportant Country House Sale - Furness, Naas, Co. Kildare on October 6th: 102.96% 
Northeast AuctionsMemorial Day Weekend Auction on May 24th: 102.64% 

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

Stair Auctioneers and AppraisersProperty from Cornelia Guest, Formerly The Collection of Winston & C.Z. Guest, Templeton on November 14th: 100.00% 
Alaska AuctionBooks and Prints on November 13th: 100.00% 
Alaska AuctionBooks and Prints on November 14th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsComics - Internet bidstart 11/8 on November 15th: 99.58% 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters - Internet bidstart 11/8 on November 15th: 98.08% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsGrosman/Nicholson Magic Collection on October 31st: 97.28% 
Aspire AuctionsPrints - Internet bidstart 10/23 on October 31st: 97.06% 
Heritage AuctionsRare Books - Internet bidstart 3/6 on November 19th: 96.25% 
Northeast AuctionsPortsmouth, N.H. Fall Weekend Auction on November 1st: 95.33% 
Northeast AuctionsMemorial Day Weekend Auction on May 24th: 91.03% 
SkinnerFine Books and Manuscripts on November 15th: 87.04% 
Clars Auction GalleryPrints on November 14th: 86.39% 
One Of Kind CollictiblesAutographs, Documents and Photographs on November 19th: 84.40% 
Bloomsbury AuctionsBibliophile on November 19th: 83.53% 

45 total sales reported this week: 

PandolfiniBooks, Prints and Drawings on November 18th: 60.98% 
AuctionataModern Art on November 20th: 43.38% 
AuctionataPhotography on November 20th: 15.22% 
ChristiesCOLLECTION SHALOM SHPILMAN VENDUE AU PROFIT DU SHPILMAN INSTITUTE FOR PHOTOGRAPHY - Part 2 on November 20th: 61.33% 
ChristiesCOLLECTION SHALOM SHPILMAN VENDUE AU PROFIT DU SHPILMAN INSTITUTE FOR PHOTOGRAPHY - Part 1 on November 13th: 66.67% 
One Of Kind CollictiblesAutographs, Documents and Photographs on November 19th: 84.40% 
Kestenbaum and CompanyPART II: RABBINIC MANUSCRIPTS FROM AN IMPORTANT COLLECTION on November 19th: 65.90% 
PBA GalleriesRare Books & Manuscripts on November 19th: 57.79% 
Heritage AuctionsRare Books - Internet bidstart 3/6 on November 19th: 96.25% 
FreemansThe Sporting Sale on November 19th: 37.50% 
Swann GalleriesRare and important Travel Posters on November 19th: 76.85% 
Bloomsbury AuctionsPhotographs on November 19th: 37.79% 
Bloomsbury AuctionsBibliophile on November 19th: 83.53% 
Jacksons AuctionWorld Treasures: Important Russian, European, Asian & American Works on November 18th: 69.51% 
AderExceptional Photograph Books on November 15th: 45.41% 
ALDEBinders, Original, Modern, Illustrated on November 18th: 72.04% 
TajanBooks and Prints on November 17th: 60.77% 
AuctionataThe Floating World - Japanese Prints on November 17th: 8.24% 
ArtcurialModern Books and Manuscripts on November 17th: 59.65% 
BonhamsPost War and Contemporary Prints and Multiples on November 17th: 46.67% 
SothebysTravel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History on November 17th: 60.33% 
Bruun RasmussenBooks and Maps on November 17th: 77.64% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on November 17th: 70.77% 
Auxerre Encheres EstimationsAntiquarian and Modern Books on November 13th: 69.77% 
Alaska AuctionBooks and Prints on November 14th: 100.00% 
Alaska AuctionBooks and Prints on November 13th: 100.00% 
Stair Auctioneers and AppraisersProperty from Cornelia Guest, Formerly The Collection of Winston & C.Z. Guest, Templeton on November 14th: 100.00% 
Clars Auction GalleryPrints on November 14th: 86.39% 
SkinnerFine Books and Manuscripts on November 15th: 87.04% 
BonhamsPrints, Photographs and Works on Paper on November 14th: 54.46% 
Quagga Rare Books and ArtCollectable out-of-print books including Anglo-Boer War. - Internet bidstart 11/9 on November 16th: 51.85% 
Bolaffi Ambassador AuctionsPosters - Internet bidstart 10/5 on October 30th: 44.54% 
Fonsie Mealy AuctioneersImportant Country House Sale - Furness, Naas, Co. Kildare on October 6th: 73.93% 
Binoche et GiquelloOld Maps - Travel on November 6th: 42.64% 
ArtcurialPhotography - Pierre Molinier, Emmanuelle Arsan Collection on November 13th: 48.45% 
RR AuctionFine Autographs & Artifacts - Internet bidstart 10/23 on November 11th: 55.58% 
Northeast AuctionsMemorial Day Weekend Auction on May 24th: 91.03% 
Northeast AuctionsPortsmouth, N.H. Fall Weekend Auction on November 1st: 95.33% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsGrosman/Nicholson Magic Collection on October 31st: 97.28% 
Aspire AuctionsPrints - Internet bidstart 10/23 on October 31st: 97.06% 
Archives International AuctionsAIA Part XXIX - Session 2 - Wall St. on October 29th: 72.31% 
ALDELibrary of Michel Wittock VI on November 12th: 78.18% 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters - Internet bidstart 11/8 on November 15th: 98.08% 
Heritage AuctionsComics - Internet bidstart 11/8 on November 15th: 99.58% 
Heritage AuctionsPhotographs on November 13th: 49.39% 

The Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Sothebys ATLAS MAJOR, SIVE COSMOGRAPHIA BLAVIANA, QUA SOLUM, SALUM, COELUM ACCURATISSIME DESCRIBUNTUR. on November 17th Actual price: USD $883,120.
  2. Artcurial LIVRE D'HEURES EN LATIN ENLUMINE SUR PEAU DE VELIN, AVEC QUELQUES RUBRIQUES EN NEERLANDAIS on November 17th Actual price: USD $373,430.
  3. Christies Les années vous guettent, 1936 on November 13th Actual price: USD $348,285.
  4. Skinner The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. on November 15th Actual price: USD $237,000.
  5. Artcurial POISSONS, ECREVISSES ET CRABES, DE DIVERSES COULEURS ET FIGURES EXTRAORDINAIRES, QUE L'ON TROUVE AUTOUR DES ISLES MOLUQUES, ET SUR LES COTES DES TERRES AUSTRALES on November 17th Actual price: USD $221,975.
  6. Sothebys CHOIX DES PLUS BELLES FLEURS. on November 17th Actual price: USD $208,240.
  7. Christies Nature morte avec un jeu d'échecs, moulage en plâtre et A l'Heure de l'Observatoire - Les Amoureux, vers 1935-1936 on November 13th Actual price: USD $181,365.
  8. Sothebys THE HOLY LAND, SYRIA, IDUMEA, ARABIA, EGYPT, AND NUBIA. on November 17th Actual price: USD $180,500.
  9. Sothebys TRAITE DES ARBRES ET ARBUSTES QUE L'ON CULTIVE EN FRANCE EN PLEINE TERRE... on November 17th Actual price: USD $171,000.
  10. Sothebys HISTOIRE NATURELLE DES PERROQUETS. on November 17th Actual price: USD $133,000.
  11. Northeast Auctions "THE BLOODY MASSACRE PERPETRATED IN KING STREET, BOSTON ON MARCH 5TH, 1770, BY A PARTY OF THE 29TH REG’T." on November 1st Actual price: USD $120,000.
  12. Christies Komposition, vers 1935 on November 13th Actual price: USD $117,165.
  13. Christies Cerro Morro Solar, Lima, Peru, 2003 on November 20th Actual price: USD $117,165.
  14. Sothebys THE PRINCIPALL NAVIGATIONS, VOIAGES AND DISCOVERIES OF THE ENGLISH NATION, MADE BY SEA OR OVER LAND. on November 17th Actual price: USD $114,000.
  15. ALDE Les Euvres de Sainct Justin, philosophe & martyr, mises de grec en langage françois, par Jan de Maumont. on November 12th Actual price: USD $110,959.
  16. Christies Fotogramm, 1922 (1926 dans le Catalogue Raisonné) on November 13th Actual price: USD $110,745.
  17. Sothebys HORTI MEDICI AMSTELODAMENSIS RARIORUM TAM ORIENTALIS QUAM OCCIDENTALIS INDIAE, ALIARUMQUE PEREGRINARUM PLANTARUM. on November 17th Actual price: USD $104,500.
  18. Sothebys LES ROSES. on November 17th Actual price: USD $85,500.
  19. Kestenbaum and Company Prophets and Writings: Jeremiah (Yirmiyahu). * Zechariah. * Proverbs (Mishlei). * Chronicles (Divrei Hayamim). Fragment of each Biblical Book, along with Massoretic notes. on November 19th Actual price: USD $79,950.
  20. Christies Study at Night from Steichen's Studio at 40th st., New York, vers 1933 on November 13th Actual price: USD $78,645.
  21. Christies A Unique Object, 1936 on November 13th Actual price: USD $78,645.
  22. Kestenbaum and Company Illuminated Marriage Contract. Uniting Isaac Moses, son of Shabthai Zadik, with Hanna, daughter of Mordehai Zvi. Witnessed by: Binyamin son of Shem-Tov Havali and Hizkiyahu, son of Gabriel Atrik. Artist-scribe: Shmuel Manoach, son of Shabthai Isaac of Fia on November 19th Actual price: USD $73,800.
  23. Ader Chine on November 15th Actual price: USD $73,563.
  24. Christies Oskar Schlemmer in Ascona, 1927 on November 13th Actual price: USD $72,225.
  25. Sothebys THE HOLY LAND, SYRIA, IDUMEA, ARABIA, EGYPT, AND NUBIA. on November 17th Actual price: USD $72,200.


For the week ahead 35 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Nov. 23rd
Bonhams. New York. Entertainment Memorabilia. 304 lots
Doyle New York. New York. Rare Books, Autographs and Photographs. 794 lots
Ketterer Kunst Doerling. Hamburg. Rare Books. 1191 lots
Sothebys. New York. Prints and Multiples. 381 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 103 lots

Tue. Nov. 24th
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Books: Bibliography, Arts, Children's Books. 1160 lots
Aguttes. Neuilly-sur-Seine . Books and Old Paper. 370 lots
Hauswedell and Nolte. Hamburg. Rare Books and Autographs. 869 lots
Swann Galleries. New York. Art, Press & Illustrated Books. 277 lots
Bonhams. London. Prints and Multiples. 129 lots
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Lee's Summit . The Harry Ruskin Collection Rare Books, Prints and Works on Paper - Internet Bidstart 11/2. 412 lots
Sothebys. London. Library of and English Gentleman. 145 lots
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Books: Fine Printing, Literature. 735 lots

Wed. Nov. 25th
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Fine Art Sale, Part 2: Modern and Contemporary Art and Editions - Prints. 127 lots
ALDE. Paris. Library of an Amateur. 135 lots
PIASA. Paris. Pierre Székely (1923-2001) Sculptures, reliefs and prints. 53 lots
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Books: Varia, History, Natural History. 1201 lots
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Manuscripts, Old and Rare Books. 707 lots

Thu. Nov. 26th
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Cape Town. Books - Internet Bidstart 11/19. 482 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . 15th-19th Century Prints. 905 lots
Aguttes. Neuilly-sur-Seine . Books and Old Paper. 581 lots
Beaussant Lefevre. Paris. Antiquarian and Modern Books. 66 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 11/19. 259 lots
Anteo Subastas. San Sebastián. November Sale. 9 lots
De Baecque and Associes. Lyon. Ancient and Modern Books. 307 lots
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Modern Art: Prints and Drawings (part 1). 1042 lots
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Modern Art (2), Photographs, Japanese Prints. 653 lots

Fri. Nov. 27th
Ader. PARIS. Letters and Autograph Manuscripts - Regarding the Josephine Baker Collection. 325 lots
Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH. Berlin-Schoneberg. Rare Books, Prints and Photographs. 1358 lots
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Drawings, Old Master Prints, Maps and Plans.

Sat. Nov. 28th
De Baecque and Associes. Lyon. Photographs - Ancient and Modern Books.
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Modern Art Part II - Prints.
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Modern Art Part I - Prints.

Sun. Nov. 29th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics - Internet bidstart 11/22.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 11/22.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <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>Skinner Fine Books & Manuscripts: Books & Manuscripts Online Auction. May 23 - June 2, 2017</b>
    <b>Skinner Auction May 23 - Jun 2:</b> Andrew Wyeth, an archive of 43 unpublished letters. $80,000-120,000 [lot 1106]
    <b>Skinner Auction May 23 - Jun 2:</b> Abraham Lincoln, signed document granting pensions to surviving Revolutionary War Veterans, 1865. $60,000-80,000 [lot 1058]
    <b>Skinner Auction May 23 - Jun 2:</b> Forlani Map of North America, 1566. $40,000-60,000 [lot 1555]
    <b>Skinner Fine Books & Manuscripts: Books & Manuscripts Online Auction. May 23 - June 2, 2017</b>
    <b>Skinner Auction May 23 - Jun 2:</b> <i>Journal des Dames et des Modes</i>, 1912-1914. $4,000-6,000 [lot 1294]
    <b>Skinner Auction May 23 - Jun 2:</b> Book of Hours, Use of Rouen, late 14th Century. $30,000-40,000 [lot 1162]
    <b>Skinner Auction May 23 - Jun 2:</b> Schedel, World Map, 1493. $5,000-7,000 [lot 1589]
    <b>Skinner Fine Books & Manuscripts: Books & Manuscripts Online Auction. May 23 - June 2, 2017</b>
    <b>Skinner Auction May 23 - Jun 2:</b> Sir Isaac Newton’s copy of <i>Le Grand’s Institutio Philosophiae</i>, 1675. $5,000-7,000 [lot 1308]
    <b>Skinner Auction May 23 - Jun 2:</b> Muhammad Mu'min Husaini’s Tuhfat al-Mu'minin, 17th century Persian medical manuscript on paper. $4,000-6,000 [lot 1118]
    <b>Skinner Auction May 23 - Jun 2:</b> Persian Calligraphy, an album. $4,000-6,000 [lot 1119]
    <b>Skinner Fine Books & Manuscripts: Books & Manuscripts Online Auction. May 23 - June 2, 2017</b>
    <b>Skinner Auction May 23 - Jun 2:</b> Edgar Allan Poe, <i>Tales</i>, New York: Wiley & Putnam, 1845. $3,00-5,000 [lot 1361]
    <b>Skinner Auction May 23 - Jun 2:</b> English New Testament, Douay-Rheims, 1582, first edition. $10,000-15,000 [lot 1154]
  • <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including Illustration Art. June 7, 2017</b>
    <b>Bonhams June 7:</b> The 1936 Nobel Prize Medal for Physics, Presented to Victor Franz Hess for His Discovery of Cosmic Radiation. $300,000 to $500,000
    <b>Bonhams June 7:</b> Sangorski & Sutcliffe: Jewelled Binding. Byron, Lord [George Gordon]. An illuminated manuscript on vellum, being Byron's <i>Ode to Napoleon.</i> $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams June 7:</b> Ruscha, Ed. Complete Set of 16 Artist's Books by Ed Ruscha. Various Places: Various Publishers, 1968-1973. All first printings, seven signed or with early inscriptions. $70,000 to $90,000
    <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including Illustration Art. June 7, 2017</b>
    <b>Bonhams June 7:</b> McKenney, Thomas L. and James Hall. <i>History of the Indian Tribes of North America.</i> Fine and unsophisticated subscriber's copy in early state. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams June 7:</b> Williams, Thomas Lanier ("Tennessee Williams"). Producer Charles K. Feldman's file on the production of <i>The Glass Menagerie</i>(Warner Bros., 1950). $30,000 to $50,000
    <b>Bonhams June 7:</b> Lee, Harper. Archive of correspondence including 35 autograph letters signed (mostly "Harper", but a few "H", "H.L." or "Nelle Harper"). $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including Illustration Art. June 7, 2017</b>
    <b>Bonhams June 7:</b> Tocqueville, Alexis de. <i>De la Démocratie en Amérique.</i> First editions of both parts of Tocqueville's classic <i>Democracy In America</i>. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams June 7:</b> Complete set of all periodical publications of The Royal Geographical Society 1831-1948, comprising 203 volumes with thousands of plates and maps, many folding. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams June 7:</b> Alchemy. Loewens and Richard. <i>Universal Medicin ex regulo stellato.</i> Original alchemical manuscript written in German and Latin, ink on paper. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including Illustration Art. June 7, 2017</b>
    <b>Bonhams June 7:</b> Bray, Anna Eliza. <i>Life of Thomas Stothard, R.A. with Personal Reminiscences.</i> Remarkable 10-volume collection of Stothard's work, expansively extra-illustrated. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Bonhams June 7:</b> Algren, Nelson. Producer Charles Feldman's extensive production archive of <i>Walk on the Wild Side</i> (Columbia 1962). $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Bonhams June 7:</b> Elliot, Daniel Giraud. <i>The New and Heretofore Unfigured Species of the Birds of North America.</i> First edition, one of only 200 copies printed. $10,000 to $15,000