• <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books and Works on Paper. March 30, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> Potter (Beatrix). The Tale of Peter Rabbit, first edition, first issue, [1901]. Part of an extensive, private Beatrix Potter collection. £15,000 - 20,000
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> Dodgson (Charles Lutwidge). The Hunting of the Snark, first edition, with original printed dust-jacket, 1876.<br>£7,000 - 9,000
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> Buckland Wright (John). Pervigilium Veneris: The Vigil of Venus, number 1 of 100 copies (Christopher Sandford's copy), Golden Cockerel Press, 1939.<br>£2,000 - 3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books and Works on Paper. March 30, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> Kelmscott Press. Keats (John). The Poems, one of 300, orig. vellum, 8vo, Kelmscott Press, 1894. £1,800 - 2,200
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> Greenhill (Elizabeth).- Morison (Stanley) and Kenneth Day. The Typographic Book, 1450-1935, bound in dark green goatskin by Elizabeth Greenhill, 1963. £6,000 - 8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> Fitzgerald (F. Scott). The Great Gatsby, first edition, first state dust-jacket, New York, 1925. £25,000 - 35,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books and Works on Paper. March 30, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> Dionysius, <i>Halicarnassensis</i>. Antiquitates Romanae, Editio princeps, Treviso, Bernardinus Celerius, 24 or 25 February, 1480. £4,000 - 6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> Canon Law. [Laurentius Puldericus. Breviarum decreti], manuscript in Latin, on paper, [?Germany], [c. 1450].<br>£5,000 - 7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> Swimming. Percey (William) The Compleat Swimmer: or, the Art of Swimming, first and only edition, by J.C. for Henry Fletcher, 1658. £5,000 - 7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books and Works on Paper. March 30, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> Binding with silverwork by Anthony Nelme. The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament and the New: : newly translated out of the original tongues, Oxford, John Baskett, 1716. £10,000 - 15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> George IV's copy. Nash (John, architect). The Royal Pavilion at Brighton, one of 10 copies, 1826. £8,000 - 10,000
    <b>Forum Auctions Mar. 30:</b> Blake (William, 1757-1827). "With Dreams upon my bed thou scarest me & affrightest me with Visions", 1825. £700 - 1,000
  • <b>Auction Pierre Bergé & associés in association with Sotheby’s: Important Books and Manuscripts from the Library of Jean A. Bonna from the 15th to the 20th Century. Sale on April 26, 2017. Exhibition in London March 28-30</b>
    <b>Pierre Bergé & Associés, Apr. 26:</b> Galileo, <i>Discorsi e Dimostrazioni matematiche.</i> Leyde, Elzevier, 1638. Original edition: only known copy of the first state. €700,000 – 900,000
    <b>Pierre Bergé & Associés, Apr. 26:</b> Fables illustrated by Benjamin Rabier. Paris, Tallandier, without date [ca. 1910]. Superb binding doubled in vellum decorated with painted and mosaic decors by André Mare illustrating four fables. €10,000 – 15,000
    <b>Pierre Bergé & Associés, Apr. 26:</b> Gustave Flaubert, draft for the preface of the <i>Memoir for the defense of Madame Bovary</i>, 15-30 January 1857. Exceptiona signed autograph manuscript. €40,000 – 60,000
    <b>Auction Pierre Bergé & associés in association with Sotheby’s: Important Books and Manuscripts from the Library of Jean A. Bonna from the 15th to the 20th Century. Sale on April 26, 2017. Exhibition in London March 28-30</b>
    <b>Pierre Bergé & Associés, Apr. 26:</b> Boccace, <i>The Book of Praise and the Virtue of the Noble and Cleric Ladies.</i> Verard, 1493. First edition of the French version attributed to Laurent de Premierfait. €40,000 – 60,000
    <b>Pierre Bergé & Associés, Apr. 26:</b> Exceptional set of 15 original bindings by Jean de Gonet, on rare editions illustrated by Picasso, Matisse, Miro or original editions of Bataille or Radiguet.
  • <b>Bonhams, March 9. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Kennedy Years</b>
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> BROWNING, ELIZABETH BARRETT. Autograph Manuscript Initialed ("E.B.B."), being the working notebook for the poems contained in <i>The Seraphim and Other Poems</i>. $400,000 to 600,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> WILDE, OSCAR. Two leaves, pp 31-34, from the first appearance of <i>The Picture of Dorian Gray in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine for July, 1890</i>, with Wilde's autograph revisions. $40,000 to 60,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Comedies, Histories and Tragedies; Published according to the true Originall Copies. Second Impression. [THE SECOND FOLIO.]</i> $200,000 to 300,000
    <b>Bonhams, March 9. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Kennedy Years</b>
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> KENNEDY, JOHN FITZGERALD. Photograph Signed ("John F. Kennedy") and Inscribed, 8 x 10 inch gelatin silver print, of Senator Kennedy and Miss Barelli, at the swearing of the secretarial oath for Miss Barelli. $1,200 to 1,800
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> COOPER, JAMES FENIMORE. Autograph Manuscript, being Chapter XXVII of <i>Afloat and Ashore</i>. $15,000 to 20,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> IRVING, WASHINGTON. Autograph Manuscript, being Chapter 20 from Volume IV of <i>The Life of George Washington</i>. $20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Bonhams, March 9. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Kennedy Years</b>
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> VERNE, JULES. Autograph Manuscript Signed ("Jules Verne"), being the complete short story "<i>Une fantaisie de docteur Ox</i>". $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> ALCHEMY. <i>[The Crowning of Nature, or Coronatio Naturae.]</i> Original alchemical manuscript on paper, ruled in red, with watermark of the arms of Schieland. $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> DE JODE, CORNELUS. 1568 - 1600. <i>Quivirae Regnu, Cum Alija Versus Borea</i>. [Antwerp: Arnoldum Coninx, 1593]. $7,000 to 10,000
    <b>Bonhams, March 9. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Kennedy Years</b>
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> HOOKER, JOSEPH DALTON. <i>The Rhododendrons of Sikkim-Himalaya; Being an Account, Botanical and Geographical, of the Rhododendrons Recently Discovered in the Mountains of Eastern Himalaya</i>… $7,000 to 10,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> CATLIN, GEORGE. <i>North American Indian Portfolio. Hunting scenes and amusements of the Rocky Mountains and prairies of America. From drawings and notes of the author, made during eight years' travel.</i> $20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. HESLER, ALEXANDER. Platinum print, 8 3/4 x 6 3/4 in, of a beardless Lincoln, 1860.<br>$2,000 to 3,000
  • <b>Arader Galleries, March 25, 2017: Spring 2017 Auction</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> Ruffed Grous, Plate 41. John James Audubon from <i>Birds of America</i>. Double Elephant Folio. First Edition Engravings with Original Hand Color. $45,000 – 60,000
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> Rosate Spoonbill, Plate 321. John James Audubon from <i>Birds of America</i>. Double Elephant Folio. First Edition Engravings with Original Hand Color. $110,000 – 150,000
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> American White Pelican, Plate 311. John James Audubon. First Edition Robert Havell Aquatint Engraving with Original Hand Color From <i>Birds of America</i> Double Elephant Folio.<br>$100,000 – 140,000
    <b>Arader Galleries, March 25, 2017: Spring 2017 Auction</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> Jaguar, Plate 101. John James Audubon. $12,000 – 16,000
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> <i>Birds of Asia</i>. John Gould (1804-1881). London: Taylor and Francis for the Author, 1850-83. $80,000 – 130,000
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> <i>The Birds of Europe</i>. John Gould (1804-1881). London: by Richard and John E. Taylor, published by the Author 1832-37. $60,000 – 90,000
    <b>Arader Galleries, March 25, 2017: Spring 2017 Auction</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> <i>The Birds of Great Britain</i>. John Gould (1804-1881). London: Taylor and Francis for the author, [1862]-1873.<br>$30,000 - 45,000
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> <i>The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands</i>. Mark Catesby (1682/83–1749). London: [1729-] 1731-1743 [-1747].<br>$275,000 – 350,000
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> <i>Dell’arcano del mare</i> [Books 1-4]. Robert Dudley (1573-1649). Firenze: Francesco Onofri, 1646. $50,000 - 70,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, March 25, 2017: Spring 2017 Auction</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> <i>Cartes Generales de Toutes les Parties du Monde</i>. Nicholas Sanson D’Abbeville (1600-1667). Paris: The Author and Pierre Mariette, 1658 [but 1659]. $20,000 - 30,000
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> <i>A Map of the Inhabited Part of Virginia, containing the whole of the Province of Maryland with Part of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and North Carolina.</i> Joshua Fry and Peter Jefferson.<br>$150,000 – 300,000
    <b>Arader Galleries, Mar. 25:</b> <i>Voyage dans l’Interieur de l’Amerique du Nord execute pendant les annees 1832, 1833 et 1834.</i> BODMER, Karl (illustrator) - Prince Maximilian zu Wied-Neuwied. $525,000 – 750,000

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Thirty Auctions Archived, 36 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday April 16th 30 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub database; 1 in Australian dollars, 13 in euros, and 16 in US dollars.  Turnover was $8,570,865 as 6,394 lots were offered and 5,253 sold for an 82% success rate.  It was another strong week.

3 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

JA Stargardt AutographenhandlungAutographs - Day 1 on April 5th: $1,445,423 
Kestenbaum and CompanyFine Judaica on April 7th: $1,142,178 
Doyle New YorkRare Books, Manuscripts and Photographs on April 13th: $1,004,838 

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

OSENATSpirit of the 20th Century - Prints on March 26th: 175.71% 
JA Stargardt AutographenhandlungAutographs - Day 2 on April 6th: 141.21% 
JA Stargardt AutographenhandlungAutographs - Day 1 on April 5th: 139.41% 
Swann GalleriesEarly Printed, Medical, Scientific and Travel Books on April 12th: 127.10% 
ALDEOriginal Editions, Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries on April 8th: 121.35% 
OSENATAutomobilia on January 30th: 105.30% 

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

Aspire AuctionsFine Art - Prints - Internet Bidstart 4/1 on April 9th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsComics - Internet bidstart 4/3 on April 10th: 99.86% 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters - Internet bidstart 4/3 on April 10th: 97.65% 
Heritage AuctionsRare Books - Internet bidstart 4/7 on April 14th: 96.74% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsHoudiniana on April 9th: 94.85% 
Swann GalleriesEarly Printed, Medical, Scientific and Travel Books on April 12th: 93.46% 
ArtcurialAeronautics on April 10th: 87.50% 
JA Stargardt AutographenhandlungAutographs - Day 1 on April 5th: 84.49% 
ALDEOriginal Editions, Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries on April 8th: 83.55% 
Grays AuctioneersFine Art - Prints on April 6th: 83.33% 
Doyle New YorkRare Books, Manuscripts and Photographs on April 13th: 81.98% 
OSENATSpirit of the 20th Century - Prints on March 26th: 81.82% 

30 total sales reported this week: 

Heritage AuctionsRare Books - Internet bidstart 4/7 on April 14th: 96.74% 
Australian Book AuctionsThe Collection of Ralph Renard Esq. Pacific and Australian Voyages, Travels, and Description, Privat on April 11th: 70.62% 
Charlton HallInternational Sale on April 7th: 78.33% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsHoudiniana on April 9th: 94.85% 
Doyle New YorkRare Books, Manuscripts and Photographs on April 13th: 81.98% 
Swann GalleriesEarly Printed, Medical, Scientific and Travel Books on April 12th: 93.46% 
Bruun RasmussenPhotographs on April 12th: 66.32% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on April 12th: 72.97% 
AuctionataGerman Post-War Art: Prints on April 8th: 53.80% 
AuctionataArt of the 20th Century - Prints on April 8th: 58.79% 
Potomack CompanyPrint, Photographs, Manuscripts, Books on April 9th: 73.68% 
AderAntiquarian and Modern Books on April 7th: 56.12% 
Grays AuctioneersFine Art - Prints on April 6th: 83.33% 
RossiniPrints on April 5th: 60.00% 
OSENATSpirit of the 20th Century - Prints on March 26th: 81.82% 
OSENATAutomobilia on January 30th: 69.23% 
OSENATEmpire at Fontainebleau on April 10th: 59.76% 
Michaans AuctionsApril Estate Auction on April 9th: 55.56% 
Aspire AuctionsFine Art - Prints - Internet Bidstart 4/1 on April 9th: 100.00% 
ArtcurialAeronautics on April 10th: 87.50% 
BonhamsTreasures from the Caren Archive on April 11th: 61.16% 
BonhamsFine Literature on April 11th: 57.14% 
ALDEOriginal Editions, Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries on April 8th: 83.55% 
EldredsAutographs in Americana, and Maritime - Books and Prints on April 9th: 59.18% 
JA Stargardt AutographenhandlungAutographs - Day 2 on April 6th: 78.33% 
JA Stargardt AutographenhandlungAutographs - Day 1 on April 5th: 84.49% 
Leslie Hindman AuctioneersPalm Beach Spring Auction - Prints on April 8th: 75.00% 
Heritage AuctionsComics - Internet bidstart 4/3 on April 10th: 99.86% 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters - Internet bidstart 4/3 on April 10th: 97.65% 
Kestenbaum and CompanyFine Judaica on April 7th: 70.49% 

For the week ahead 36 auctions in the rare books, manuscripts, maps and ephemera fields are scheduled.

The Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Bonhams Autograph Manuscript Signed ("A Conan Doyle"), entitled "The Problem of Thor's Bridge" and "Continuation of 'The Problem of Thor's Bridge'," on April 11th Actual price: USD $269,000.
  2. Bonhams Major George Washington's Journal to the River Ohio, &c. [and] The Conclusion of Major Washington's Journal, begun in our last. In: The Maryland Gazette. Nos 463-464. on April 11th Actual price: USD $173,000.
  3. Kestenbaum and Company (The “Chasam Sofer,” 1762-1839). Tephilah LeMoshe [poetry]. Including additional poems in the hand of his son, R. Shimon Sofer (the “Michtav Sofer,” 1820-83). on April 7th Actual price: USD $172,200.
  4. Bonhams The Holy Bible. on April 11th Actual price: USD $161,000.
  5. Bonhams Autograph and Typed Manuscript Signed ("H.G. Wells"), being chapters 12-25 of the novel When the Sleeper Wakes on April 11th Actual price: USD $143,000.
  6. Bonhams Autograph Manuscript, being working drafts of the play "The New Magdalen. A Dramatic Story in Three Acts," on April 11th Actual price: USD $100,000.
  7. JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung Eigenh. Schriftstück. on April 5th Actual price: USD $92,568.
  8. Bonhams Autograph Manuscript Signed ("T. Gray"), on April 11th Actual price: USD $81,250.
  9. Bonhams Autograph Manuscript Signed ("Boris Pasternak" in Cyrillic) and Inscribed, being a draft of chapters 3 and 4 of vol 1 part IV of Dr. Zhivago on April 11th Actual price: USD $77,500.
  10. Doyle New York The Origin Of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. on April 13th Actual price: USD $75,000.
  11. Kestenbaum and Company Piskei Beth Din [Halachic responsa issued by the rabbis of Fez] on April 7th Actual price: USD $71,340.
  12. Bonhams An archive of approximately 8,000 Autograph Letters Signed and Notes Signed, approximately 3,500 to the Countess Waldegrave, and approximately 4,500 to Lord Carlingford, on April 11th Actual price: USD $56,250.
  13. JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung Über 100 S. verschiedener Formate. Einige Briefe mitSiegel(spur) und Adresse. on April 5th Actual price: USD $52,896.
  14. Potter and Potter Auctions Robert-Houdin Glass Column Mystery Clock. on April 9th Actual price: USD $50,400.
  15. Potter and Potter Auctions Massive Scrapbook Compiled by Houdini Of His Own Publicity and Press Clippings. on April 9th Actual price: USD $50,400.
  16. Doyle New York Group of approximately thirteen framed photographs by George Grosz, on April 13th Actual price: USD $50,000.
  17. JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung 26 Autographen: 22 E. Br. m. U., 1 Br. m. U. und 3 e.<br>Ansichtskarten m. U. on April 5th Actual price: USD $47,606.
  18. Doyle New York Exceptional group of approximately forty letters by Grosz, both typed and hand-written, many with extensive illustrations and other personalized touches, drawn by Grosz, almost all addressed to his dealer and patron, Erich Cohn, on April 13th Actual price: USD $46,875.
  19. JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung Eigenh. Musikmanuskript mit Initialen auf der Titelseite. on April 5th Actual price: USD $46,284.
  20. JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung Eigenh. Gedichtmanuskript mit Namenszug im Titel. on April 5th Actual price: USD $44,962.
  21. Bonhams Autograph Manuscript Signed ("W. Harrison Ainsworth"), entitled "True Account of Jack Sheppard the Housebreaker...," on April 11th Actual price: USD $43,750.
  22. Kestenbaum and Company (Responsa). on April 7th Actual price: USD $43,050.
  23. Kestenbaum and Company Tractate Shabbath. on April 7th Actual price: USD $41,820.
  24. JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung Eigenh. Musikmanuskript on April 5th Actual price: USD $39,672.
  25. JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung Eigenh. Musikmanuskript mit Widmung u. U. ''zu freundlichem Andenken / Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy''. on April 5th Actual price: USD $39,672.


For the week ahead 36 sales are scheduled:


Mon. Apr. 18th
Profiles in History. Calabasas Hills. Historical Auction. 191 lots
Tooveys. West Sussex. Antiquarian and Collectors Books. 335 lots
Winter Associates. Plainville, CT . Continental - Prints and Books. 31 lots
Peter Arnold. Prahran VIC . Rare Books, Australiana. 334 lots
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Norwich. Antiques and Interiors - Books and Pictures. 13 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 93 lots

Tue. Apr. 19th
Swann Galleries. New York. Images and Objects: Photographs and Photobooks. 321 lots
Bonhams. Los Angeles. Prints and Multiples. 315 lots
Sothebys. London. The Library of Mohammed and Margaret Makiya. 296 lots
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Interiors - Prints. 17 lots
Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood. Exeter. Two Day Fine Art Sale - Prints. 24 lots

Wed. Apr. 20th
Sothebys. New York. Prints. 259 lots
Tooveys. West Sussex. Prints and Maps. 271 lots
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Chicago. Books and Prints. 12 lots
Sothebys. London. Arts of the Islamic World. 77 lots

Thu. Apr. 21st
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Cape Town. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 4/14. 355 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Fine Literature. 514 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Geography. 252 lots
Sothebys. London. Alchemy: Objects of Desire. 65 lots
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Books and Works on Paper. 206 lots
Christies. London -South Kensington. Travel, Science and Natural History. 129 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. Space and Aviation - Internet bidstart 4/14. 672 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Miscellanea. 288 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Manuscripts, Incunable, Theology. 211 lots

Fri. Apr. 22nd
ALDE. Paris. An Amateur Collection - Part 1. 204 lots
Christies. Paris. Books and Manuscripts. 220 lots
Alaska Auction. Anchorage. Books, Prints. 58 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Literature (17th - 19th Century). 312 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Autographs. 222 lots

Sat. Apr. 23rd
ALDE. Paris. An Amateur Collection - Part 2. 236 lots
Alaska Auction. Anchorage. Books, Prints. 49 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Exile Collection Rudiger Harms. 525 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Modern Literature A-Z. 468 lots
Mid Hudson Auction Galleries. Cornwall-on-Hudson, . Antiques and Fine Art - Books and Prints. 37 lots

Sun. Apr. 24th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics - Internet bidstart 4/17.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 4/17.

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  • <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> THE PAPERS OF BREVET MAJOR GENERAL JOHN GROSS BARNARD (1815-1882), Chief Engineer of the Army of the Potomac. Estimate: $75,000-100,000
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> ALVIN LANGDON COBURN. London. With 20 photogravures by Coburn and text by Hilaire Belloc, London and New York: 1909. First edition. Est: $4,000-6,000
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> WILLIAM FADEN, A Plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & East New Jersey. London: 1776. Estimate: $5,000-8,000
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> MAX BEERBOHM, Lord Curzon delivering an oration. Original drawing with collage. London, 1912. Est: $2,000-3,000
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> AMERICAN REVOLUTION, Recueil des Loix Constitutives des Colonies Angloises. A Philadelphie, et se vend a Paris: Cellot & Jombert, 1778. First collected edition in French. Estimate: $500-800
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> WILLIAM TECUMSEH SHERMAN, Confederate General Joseph Johnston's copy of Sherman's General Orders No. 65 announcing the final agreement of Surrender, 27 April 1865. Est: $4,000-6,000
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> JOHN KEATS, Lamia, Isabella, the Eve of Saint Agnes and Other Poems. London: Taylor and Hessey, 1820. First edition of Keats’s third book.. Estimate: $5,000-7,000
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> M. T. Cicero's Cato Major, or his discourse of Old-age: With Explanatory Notes. Philadelphia: Benjamin Franklin, 1744. Est: $5,000-8,000
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> WINSTON S CHURCHILL, History of the English Speaking Peoples. London: Cassell, 1956-58. First editions. Est: $1,500-2,500
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30: Printed & Manuscript African Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Malcolm X, typed manuscripts for the <i>LA Herald Dispatch</i> column "God's Angry Men," 1957.<br>$200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Frederick Douglass, Autograph Letter Signed to George Alfred Townsend, Washington, 1880.<br>$40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Carte-de-visite album featuring a previously unrecorded image of Harriet Tubman, 1860s.<br>$20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30: Printed & Manuscript African Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Collection of documents from the Montgomery Improvement Association, Alabama, 1955-63. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Martin Luther King, Jr., working draft of the "Letter from Birmingham Jail," Alabama, 1963. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> <i>Benjamin Bannaker's Almanac</i> for 1795, Baltimore. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30: Printed & Manuscript African Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Collection of 41 letters addressed to Rebecca Primus, 1854-72.<br>$20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Abby Fisher, <i>What Mrs. Fisher Knows About Old Southern Cooking</i>, first edition, San Francisco, 1881.<br>$10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Victor H. Green, <i>The Negro Motorist Green-Book for 1941</i>, New York, 1940. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar. 30:</b> Toni Morrison, <i>The Bluest Eye, </i>reviewer's copy, New York, 1971. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <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
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    <b>Now in press: 19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy.</b>
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