• <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
  • <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>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.

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35 Auctions Archived, 45 Upcoming

For the week ended Saturday 28 November 35 auctions were archived to the RBH database, 14 denominated in euros, 5 in British pounds, and 16 in US dollars.  Turnover was $36,778,451 as 20,663 lots were offered 13,915 sold for 67% success rate. 

8 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

SothebysPrints and Multiples on November 23rd: $10,701,563 
Heritage AuctionsComics on November 21st: $7,319,509 
SothebysLibrary of and English Gentleman on November 24th: $2,121,269 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters on November 22nd: $2,062,162 
Arader GalleriesThe Most Important American Maps and Audubon on November 21st: $1,410,683 
Doyle New YorkRare Books, Autographs and Photographs on November 23rd: $1,361,022 
ArtcurialComic Strips on November 21st: $1,209,587 
Artcurialthe Universe of the Creator of TinTin on November 21st: $1,188,601 

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

ALDELibrary of an Amateur on November 25th: 161.67% 
Burgersdijk and NiermansAntiquarian Books on November 18th: 126.97% 
AderAntique and Modern Prints - Day 2 on November 20th: 120.38% 
Romantic Agony Book and Print AuctionsAntiquarian Books on November 21st: 116.73% 
AderAntique and Modern Prints - Day 1 on November 19th: 110.50% 


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

Heritage AuctionsComics on November 21st: 99.69% 
Heritage AuctionsComics - Internet bidstart 11/15 on November 22nd: 99.49% 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters on November 22nd: 95.00% 
ALDELibrary of an Amateur on November 25th: 92.59% 
Dirk Soulis AuctionsThe Harry Ruskin Collection Rare Books, Prints and Works on Paper - Internet Bidstart 11/2 on November 24th: 85.44% 
Burgersdijk and NiermansAntiquarian Books on November 18th: 85.01% 
Heritage AuctionsRare Books - Internet bidstart 11/19 on November 26th: 83.40% 
Doyle New YorkRare Books, Autographs and Photographs on November 23rd: 83.38% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on November 24th: 82.52% 


35 total sales reported this week: 

PIASAPierre Székely (1923-2001) Sculptures, reliefs and prints on November 25th: 58.49% 
AguttesBooks and Old Paper on November 24th: 52.55% 
Hauswedell and NolteRare Books and Autographs on November 25th: 45.45% 
ALDELibrary of an Amateur on November 25th: 92.59% 
Bloomsbury AuctionsFine Art Sale, Part 2: Modern and Contemporary Art and Editions - Prints on November 25th: 32.28% 
Kiefer Buch und KunstauktionenRare Books, Manuscripts, Prints, Maps and Photographs on October 24th: 46.21% 
Heritage AuctionsRare Books - Internet bidstart 11/19 on November 26th: 83.40% 
Dirk Soulis AuctionsThe Harry Ruskin Collection Rare Books, Prints and Works on Paper - Internet Bidstart 11/2 on November 24th: 85.44% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on November 24th: 82.52% 
Artcurialthe Universe of the Creator of TinTin on November 21st: 51.82% 
ArtcurialComic Strips on November 21st: 56.92% 
AderAntique and Modern Prints - Day 2 on November 20th: 69.73% 
AderAntique and Modern Prints - Day 1 on November 19th: 77.88% 
Potomack CompanyLive Auction - Books, Prints on November 21st: 70.83% 
RR AuctionAnimation Auction - Online bidstart 11/12 on November 19th: 70.06% 
Swann GalleriesArt, Press & Illustrated Books on November 24th: 78.29% 
BonhamsPrints and Multiples on November 24th: 58.91% 
SothebysLibrary of and English Gentleman on November 24th: 73.79% 
Doyle New YorkRare Books, Autographs and Photographs on November 23rd: 83.38% 
SothebysPrints and Multiples on November 23rd: 71.92% 
BonhamsEntertainment Memorabilia on November 23rd: 72.70% 
Neal Auction CompanyLouisiana Purchase Auction on November 21st: 71.43% 
Neal Auction CompanyLouisiana Purchase Auction - Day 2 on November 22nd: 60.00% 
Keys Fine Arts AuctioneersBooks and Ephemera - Day 2 on November 20th: 62.41% 
Keys Fine Arts AuctioneersBooks and Ephemera - Day 1 on November 19th: 71.51% 
Christian Hesse AuktionenRare Books and Manuscripts on November 21st: 65.97% 
Romantic Agony Book and Print AuctionsAntiquarian Books on November 21st: 69.20% 
Arader GalleriesThe Most Important American Maps and Audubon on November 21st: 79.26% 
EldredsBooks and Prints on November 21st: 62.26% 
ArtcurialPhotography on November 21st: 35.59% 
Clars Auction GalleryPrints on November 15th: 64.71% 
Burgersdijk and NiermansAntiquarian Books on November 18th: 85.01% 
Heritage AuctionsComics - Internet bidstart 11/15 on November 22nd: 99.49% 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters on November 22nd: 95.00% 

Heritage AuctionsComics on November 21st: 99.69% 

The Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Sothebys JAZZ (D. BK. 22 BIS) on November 23rd Actual price: USD $1,120,000.
  2. Artcurial TINTIN AU CONGO on November 21st Actual price: USD $824,542.
  3. Sothebys MADONNA (W. 39; SCHIEFLER 33) on November 23rd Actual price: USD $730,000.
  4. Sothebys MADONNA (W. 39) on November 23rd Actual price: USD $586,000.
  5. Sothebys PORTRAIT DE JEUNE FILLE, D'APRES CRANACH LE JEUNE, II (B. 859; BA. 1053.V.C.A) on November 23rd Actual price: USD $550,000.
  6. Heritage Auctions Green Lantern #76 Cover Green Arrow Original Art on November 21st Actual price: USD $442,150.
  7. Sothebys COWBOY AND INDIANS (F. & S. II.377-386) on November 23rd Actual price: USD $346,000.
  8. Sothebys THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST. on November 24th Actual price: USD $297,470.
  9. Bonhams A trio of Casablanca scripts, including a rare Aeneas MacKenzie typescript, a May 11 draft, and Jack Warner's bound copy of the final draft on November 23rd Actual price: USD $233,000.
  10. Sothebys BRUSHSTROKE IV on November 23rd Actual price: USD $225,000.
  11. Sothebys ULYSSES. on November 24th Actual price: USD $215,930.
  12. Heritage Auctions Journey Into Mystery #83 on November 21st Actual price: USD $215,100.
  13. Heritage Auctions The Avengers #1 on November 21st Actual price: USD $215,100.
  14. Sothebys THINKING NUDE (C. 289) on November 23rd Actual price: USD $187,500.
  15. Heritage Auctions Amazing Spider-Man #98 Cover Original Art on November 21st Actual price: USD $179,250.
  16. Sothebys SUPERMAN (F. & S. II.260) on November 23rd Actual price: USD $162,500.
  17. Heritage Auctions Journey Into Mystery #122 Odin, Thor, and Crusher Creel Cover Original Art on November 21st Actual price: USD $155,350.
  18. Sothebys MUHAMMAD ALI (F.& S. II.179-182) on November 23rd Actual price: USD $150,000.
  19. Sothebys REFLECTIONS ON CRASH (C. 239) on November 23rd Actual price: USD $150,000.
  20. Heritage Auctions Fantastic Four #1 on November 21st Actual price: USD $143,400.
  21. Sothebys DOG WALL on November 23rd Actual price: USD $137,500.
  22. Sothebys DE OU PAR MARCEL DUCHAMP OU RROSE SÉLAVY (LA BOÃŽTE EN VALISE) [SERIES G] (S. 484) on November 23rd Actual price: USD $137,500.
  23. Artcurial LA GARE DE BANLIEUE on November 21st Actual price: USD $134,606.
  24. Sothebys MOONWALK (F. & S. II.405) on November 23rd Actual price: USD $131,250.
  25. Arader Galleries Map of British Empire in America on November 21st Actual price: USD $128,100.



For the week ahead 45 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Nov. 30th
Artcurial. Paris. Limited Editions - Prints. 124 lots
Australian Book Auctions. Armadale, . Books. 178 lots
Artcurial. Paris. Photography: Bruno Mouron Collection - Part 1. 84 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 107 lots
Auctionata. Berlin. Austrian Art: 19th Century and Modernism - Books, Prints. 7 lots
Auctionata. Berlin. German Art of the 20th Century - Prints and Portfolios. 37 lots

Tue. Dec. 1st
Christies. London - King Street. Books and Manuscripts. 188 lots
Bloomsbury Philobiblon. Rome. 1500 Sixteenth Century Books. 871 lots
Christies. London - King Street. Science and Medical Books. 90 lots
Artcurial. Paris. Photography: Bruno Mouron Collection - Part 2. 193 lots
Auctionata. Berlin. German Zeitgeist: Post War - Prints. 58 lots
Auctionata. Berlin. Austrian Modern and Contemporary Art with Hundertwasser Collection. 77 lots

Wed. Dec. 2nd
Tooveys. West Sussex. Prints. 3 lots
Christies. Paris. Books and Manuscripts. 132 lots
Minerva Auctions Roma. Roma. Photographs. 284 lots
PIASA. Paris. Prints. 94 lots
Sothebys. New York. Books and Manuscripts. 1079 lots
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Editions and Works on Paper. 496 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . 19th-21st Century Photography. 410 lots
Kedem Auction. Jerusalem . Rare and Important Items. 113 lots
Rossini. Paris. Prints. 89 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 53 lots
Auctionata. Berlin. Paris: Artists of the City - Prints. 42 lots
Auctionata. Berlin. La Grande Nation: French Art of the 18th - 20th Century - Prints. 55 lots

Thu. Dec. 3rd
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages: The Warren Heckrotte Collection, Part II. 235 lots
PIASA. Paris. Photographs. 218 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 11/26. 249 lots
Ketterer Kunst Doerling. Munich. Modern Art - Prints. 63 lots
Ketterer Kunst Doerling. Munich. Contemporary Art - Prints. 126 lots
Waverly Auctions. Falls Church. Rare Books. 420 lots
Auctionata. Berlin. Spain: Modern & Contemporary - with Works from Portugal & Latin America - Prints. 50 lots
Auctionata. Berlin. Italy: Art of the 16th to 21st Century - Prints. 14 lots

Fri. Dec. 4th
Charlton Hall. West Columbia, SC. Winter International Auction. 32 lots
Auctionata. Berlin. China Now! & Asian Contemporary Art. 65 lots
Auctionata. Berlin. Born in the USA: Modern & Contemporary Art - Prints. 75 lots

Sat. Dec. 5th
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Prints, Multiples and Photography. 183 lots
Rago Arts and Auctions. Lambertville. Great Estates Auction - Books and Prints. 27 lots
Potter and Potter Auctions. Chicago. Winter Magic Auction. 400 lots
Gateway Gallery Auction. Chambersburg, PA . Books from the Samuel Buterbaugh Estate of McConnellsburg. 402 lots
Auctionata. Berlin. British Modern & Contemporary Art – with Damien Hirst Collection - Prints. 77 lots

Sun. Dec. 6th
Goldberg Coins and Collectibles. LOS ANGELES. Coins, Manuscripts and Space Memorabilia.
Grogan and Company. Dedham. December Auction.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics - Internet bidstart 11/29.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 11/29.
Carlsen Gallery. Greenville, NY. December Antiques Auction - Prints.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

 

  • <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>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
  • <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