• <b>Seth Kaller:</b> “America the Beautiful”
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> George Washington, Tongue-in-Cheek, Writes James McHenry About His Wife or Mistress—But Funding the Continental Army is the Real Topic
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Young’s Map of the United States
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> President Lincoln & His Most Profitable Client, the Illinois Central Railroad
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Lincoln Thanks Former Pro-Slavery and Newly Republican Congressman for a Fiery Anti-Slavery Speech at a Philadelphia Campaign Rally
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> “A Visit From St. Nicholas” - great association copy inscribed by Clement C. Moore
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Einstein Agrees to Allow “a Short Book on the Hydrogen Bomb” to Use His Statement Made on Eleanor Roosevelt’s TV Show
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> The Building Blocks of Albert Einstein’s Creative Mind
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> A Unique Manuscript Map of Block Island Sound Including Fisher’s and Gardiner’s Islands, the Hamptons, and Montauk Point
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> J.R.R. Tolkien Writes his Proofreader with a Lengthy Discussion of the Lord of the Rings, Including Criticism of Radio Broadcasts of his Work
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Six Benjamin Franklin Signed Receipts – Including his Earliest Obtainable Autograph — Acknowledging a Donation to the Famous Library Company He Founded, and Five Payments for His Pennsylvania Gazette
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Sherman Dishes on Lincoln & Thomas, Meade, Sheridan, Halleck & Grant
  • <b>Now in press: 19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy.</b>
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> <i>The First American Magna Carta. English Liberties.</i> Boston, 1721.
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Babbage presentation to Peel, the man who killed the Difference Engine 1832
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> The Stamp Act. 1765
    <b>Now in press: 19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy.</b>
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Central Park Photographs by Prevost 1862
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Salem Witch Trials. Wonders of the Invisible World 1693
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Mammoth print of Millie-Christine, "The Carolina Twins" c. 1868
  • <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>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

Auction Update Review

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Skinner Fine Books &
Manuscripts. May 18-26.

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Sotheby's: Two Centuries of
American History.

Thirty-seven Auctions Archived, 40 Sales Upcoming

For the week ended Saturday May 21st 37 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 10 denominated in euros, 11 in British pounds, and 16 in US dollars.  Turnover was a robust $19,667,881 as 10,516 lots were offered and 8,294 sold for a 79% success rate.  It was a very strong week.

 

6 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 


Heritage AuctionsComics on May 13th: $6,557,066 
ChristiesPhotographs on May 20th: $2,425,608 
SothebysPhotographs on May 19th: $2,076,668 
SothebysComic Strips on May 14th: $1,514,697 
Zisska and LacherRare Books and Prints on May 13th: $1,141,832 
ChristiesPrints and Multiples on May 19th: $1,115,087 

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

Pierre Berge and AssociesMichel Auchiard Sale - Part 2: Books on May 13th: 240.26% 
Woolley and WallisAsian Art - Books and Prints on May 18th: 158.60% 
Pierre Berge and AssociesMichel Auchiard Sale - Part 1: Books on May 12th: 138.65% 
ALDEAutograph Letters and Manuscripts on May 19th: 115.45% 
TooveysEphemera on May 17th: 100.34% 


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

National Book AuctionsBooks, Art and Ephemera - Maps, Egypt, Paintings, West, etc. on May 15th: 100.00% 
Woolley and WallisAsian Art - Books and Prints on May 18th: 100.00% 
Northeast AuctionsPortsmouth Sunday Auction - Prints on May 15th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsComics - Internet bidstart 5/8 on May 15th: 99.21% 
Heritage AuctionsComics on May 13th: 98.46% 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters - Internet bidstart 5/8 on May 15th: 97.14% 
Central Mass AuctionsOnline Estates Auction on May 18th: 96.67% 
TooveysEphemera on May 17th: 94.48% 
Heritage AuctionsAmericana, Political on May 14th: 94.04% 
Heritage AuctionsRed Dot Auction Benefitting the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity on May 13th: 90.07% 
PBA GalleriesRare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages: The Warren Heckrotte Collection, Part IV - The Reference Li on May 19th: 89.66% 
TooveysPrints on May 18th: 88.24% 
Pierre Berge and AssociesMichel Auchiard Sale - Part 2: Books on May 13th: 83.33% 
BonhamsInstruments of Science - Globes on May 18th: 83.33% 
Bruun RasmussenBooks and Manuscripts on May 17th: 80.28% 
Swann Galleries19th and 20th Century Literature on May 18th: 80.10% 


37 total sales reported this week: 

Bloomsbury AuctionsFine Photographs on May 20th: 32.14% 
ChristiesPhotographs on May 20th: 65.96% 
ALDEAutograph Letters and Manuscripts on May 19th: 68.73% 
SothebysPhotographs on May 19th: 59.70% 
RR AuctionAuction Title: RR Auction: Marvels of Modern Music - Internet bidstart 5/12 on May 19th: 64.67% 
PBA GalleriesRare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages: The Warren Heckrotte Collection, Part IV - The Reference Li on May 19th: 89.66% 
ChristiesPrints and Multiples on May 19th: 75.00% 
AuctionataPortraits: Character Studies of Different Epochs on May 19th: 6.90% 
Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood2-Day Sporting and Collectible Auction on May 18th: 69.80% 
TooveysPrints on May 18th: 88.24% 
Woolley and WallisAsian Art - Books and Prints on May 18th: 100.00% 
BonhamsInstruments of Science - Globes on May 18th: 83.33% 
Paige AuctionThe Joy of Collecting on May 17th: 60.98% 
GuernseysForever Ellington on May 18th: 68.13% 
BonhamsThe Sporting Sale on May 18th: 71.08% 
Swann Galleries19th and 20th Century Literature on May 18th: 80.10% 
Central Mass AuctionsOnline Estates Auction on May 18th: 96.67% 
Bruun RasmussenBooks and Manuscripts on May 17th: 80.28% 
TooveysEphemera on May 17th: 94.48% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on May 17th: 75.71% 
National Book AuctionsBooks, Art and Ephemera - Maps, Egypt, Paintings, West, etc. on May 15th: 100.00% 
Northeast AuctionsPortsmouth Sunday Auction - Prints on May 15th: 100.00% 
Pierre Berge and AssociesMichel Auchiard Sale - Part 2: Books on May 13th: 83.33% 
Pierre Berge and AssociesMichel Auchiard Sale - Part 1: Books on May 12th: 76.19% 
SothebysComic Strips on May 14th: 55.97% 
Bolaffi Ambassador AuctionsPhotography on May 17th: 50.00% 
Bloomsbury AuctionsAsian Art - Books and Prints on May 17th: 34.48% 
AuctionataFine Books including Rare Bindings & Association Copies on May 17th: 23.08% 
Neret Minet and TessierBooks on May 13th: 51.84% 
Holabird Kagin AmericanaReports and Correspondence on May 14th: 78.92% 
Heritage AuctionsRed Dot Auction Benefitting the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity on May 13th: 90.07% 
Zisska and LacherRare Books and Prints on May 13th: 70.82% 
Winter AssociatesAmericana, etc. Books and Prints on May 16th: 62.07% 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters - Internet bidstart 5/8 on May 15th: 97.14% 
Heritage AuctionsComics - Internet bidstart 5/8 on May 15th: 99.21% 
Heritage AuctionsAmericana, Political on May 14th: 94.04% 
Heritage AuctionsComics on May 13th: 98.46%

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Christies Heart Attack City on May 20th Actual price: USD $634,370.
  2. Heritage Auctions Frank Frazetta The Norseman Painting Original Art (1972). on May 13th Actual price: USD $454,100.
  3. Christies Baltic Sea on May 20th Actual price: USD $389,090.
  4. RR Auction Tupac Shakur’s 1996 American Motors Hummer H1 on May 19th Actual price: USD $337,145.
  5. Sothebys 'MOUTH (FOR L'OREAL), NEW YORK', 1986 on May 19th Actual price: USD $322,660.
  6. Heritage Auctions Barnum & Bailey Parade Wagon Circa 1903. on May 14th Actual price: USD $250,000.
  7. Heritage Auctions Gil Kane and Dave Cockrum X-Men #95 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1975). on May 13th Actual price: USD $155,350.
  8. Heritage Auctions Gil Kane and John Romita Sr. Amazing Spider-Man #151 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1975). on May 13th Actual price: USD $155,350.
  9. Heritage Auctions John Romita Sr. Amazing Spider-Man Annual #6 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1969). on May 13th Actual price: USD $143,400.
  10. Heritage Auctions Jack Kirby and Joe Sinnott Fantastic Four #52 Unused First Black Panther Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1966). on May 13th Actual price: USD $131,450.
  11. Sothebys BLAKE & MORTIMER LE PIÈGE DIABOLIQUE on May 14th Actual price: USD $118,650.
  12. Sothebys ‘LINDA EVANGELISTA, TATJANA PATITZ, CHRISTY TURLINGTON, ESTELLE LEFÉBURE, KAREN ALEXANDER, RACHEL WILLIAMS', VOGUE US, BEACH LOS ANGELES, 1990  on May 19th Actual price: USD $118,625.
  13. Sothebys  ‘MARILYN MONROE, ACTRESS, NEW YORK CITY', 1957 on May 19th Actual price: USD $113,150.
  14. Sothebys 'YAKUSA', 1994 on May 19th Actual price: USD $100,375.
  15. Christies Two fighting crickets, New York on May 20th Actual price: USD $100,010.
  16. Heritage Auctions Bernie Wrightson Frankenstein Page 154 Illustration Original Art (1976). on May 13th Actual price: USD $95,600.
  17. Christies KenLydia and Tyler on May 20th Actual price: USD $91,250.
  18. Bloomsbury Auctions The Abbey Road Session, The Complete Set, 8 August 1969 on May 20th Actual price: USD $90,520.
  19. Heritage Auctions Gene Colan and George Klein Avengers #63 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1969). on May 13th Actual price: USD $89,625.
  20. Pierre Berge and Associes La Chartreuse de Parme. on May 12th Actual price: USD $87,298.
  21. Heritage Auctions Charles Schulz Peanuts Sunday Comic Strip Charlie Brown and Friends Original Art dated 8-9-53 (United Feature Syndicate, 1953). on May 13th Actual price: USD $83,650.
  22. Sothebys PEANUTS on May 14th Actual price: USD $81,925.
  23. Heritage Auctions John Romita Sr. Defenders #10 Cover Thor vs Hulk Original Art and Cover Proof (Marvel, 1973). on May 13th Actual price: USD $77,675.
  24. Heritage Auctions George Perez Justice League of America #200 Wraparound Cover Original Art (DC, 1982). on May 13th Actual price: USD $77,675.
  25. Sothebys LITTLE NEMO IN SLUMBERLAND on May 14th Actual price: USD $76,275.

 


Forty sales are scheduled during the week ahead:


Mon. May. 23rd
Ketterer Kunst Doerling. Hamburg. Rare Books. 1198 lots
Australian Book Auctions. Armadale, . May Gallery Sale. 362 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 90 lots

Tue. May. 24th
ALDE. Paris. 2006-2016 Alde 10th Anniversary! - Books, Manuscripts, Coins. 74 lots
Beaussant Lefevre. Paris. Old and Modern Books, Autographs and Photographs. 221 lots
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Books: Arts, Avantgarde Typography, Children's Books. 1099 lots
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Chicago. Fine Prints. 298 lots
PIASA. Paris. Editions : prints, illustrated books, multiples. 184 lots
Sothebys. London. Music, Continental and Russian Books and Manuscripts. 165 lots
Jacksons Auction. Cedar Falls, Iowa . World Treasures: Important Russian, European, Asian & American Works. 31 lots
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Books: Fine Printing, Literature. 711 lots
PIASA. Paris. HERGÉ, in partnership with Moulinsart SA. 178 lots
Quagga Rare Books and Art. Stellenbosch. Medals and Stamps of South Africa and the Anglo-Boer War. 24 lots
Alexander Historical Auctions. Chesapeake City. Autographs - Day 1. 1181 lots
Kedem Auction. Jerusalem . Online- Rare Books, Bibliophilic Editions, and Art.

Wed. May. 25th
Ader. PARIS. Historical Memories. 9 lots
Christies. London - King Street. Illustrated Manuscripts from the Collection of Maurice Burros. 39 lots
Jacksons Auction. Cedar Falls, Iowa . World Treasures: Important Russian, European, Asian & American Works. 14 lots
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Fine Books and Works on Paper. 168 lots
Pierre Berge and Associes. Paris. Archeologie - Books. 8 lots
Purcell Auctioneers. Birr. Antiques and Collectables -Books and Prints. 118 lots
Christies. London - King Street. Shakespeare - The Four Folios. 4 lots
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Books: (Natural) history, Manuscripts, Old & Rare (part 1). 915 lots
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Old & Rare Books (part 2). 624 lots
Alaska Auction. Anchorage. Books, Prints. 21 lots
Sothebys. New York. Two Centuries of American History.

Thu. May. 26th
Swann Galleries. New York. Maps and Atlases, Natural History and Color Plate Books. 399 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Art - Prints. 824 lots
Skinner. Boston. Fine Books and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 5/18. 349 lots
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Norwich. Marine and Travel - Books. 64 lots
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Modern Art: Prints and Drawings, Ex Libris. 1202 lots
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Photographs, Drawings, Japanese Prints. 617 lots

Fri. May. 27th
Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH. Berlin-Schoneberg. Rare Books, Prints and Historical Photographs. 1282 lots
Auctionata. New York. Icons of Animation and Illustration. 70 lots
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Old Master Prints, Maps & Plans. 1152 lots

Sat. May. 28th
Aspire Auctions. Cleveland. Fine Art - Prints -Internet bidstart: 5/20. 4 lots
Alaska Auction. Anchorage. Prints, Books. 12 lots

Sun. May. 29th
OSENAT. FONTAINEBLEAU. Works of Art - Prints. 4 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics - Internet bidstart 5/22.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 5/22.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

 

  • <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>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>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