• <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: 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>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>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

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42 Auctions Archived, 37 Sales Upcoming

For the week ending the 24th of September, 42 auctions were archived, generating $17,785,019 in sales. Eight of these sales were denominated in euros, 9 in British pounds, and 25 in U. S. dollars. A total of 12,052 lots were offered, while 9,399 were sold, for a robust success rate of 78%. The fall auction season has quickly swung into action. Last week's sales were less than $3 million. Thirty-seven more auctions are scheduled for the coming week. Look for heavy action going forward all the way until the middle of December.

 

5 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars:

Arader Galleries. Natural History Works on Paper, Historic Maps, Rare Books and Audubon's Birds of America and Quadrup on September 17th: $3,276,779
Christies. Prints and Multiples on September 21st: $3,186,950
Swann Galleries. 19th and 20th Century Prints and Drawings on September 22nd: $2,434,897
Bonhams. Exploration and Travel on September 20th: $1,135,874
Heritage Auctions. Lincoln and His Times A joint Auction by Heritage Auctions and The Rail Splitter in Recognition of t on September 17th: $1,023,589

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

Christies. Private Collection of President and Mrs. Ronald Reagan - Books, Prints on September 21st: 761.09%
Kedem Auction. History of the Jewish People in Eretz Israel and the Diaspora on September 21st: 170.38%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. August ‘unreserved book stock’ auction on August 17th: 167.13%
Ader. Books and Advertising on September 15th: 150.45%
Bruun Rasmussen. Books on September 20th: 145.15%
Kedem Auction. Jewish and Israeli History and Culture on September 20th: 135.72%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Antiquarian Literature and History on September 14th: 134.68%
Tajan. Claude Morillon's Library on September 20th: 129.43%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps and Documents on July 20th: 118.02%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Fine Art - Prints on June 29th: 108.61%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Children's and Illustrated Books on July 21st: 108.22%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps and Documents on June 16th: 100.16%


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

Christies. Private Collection of President and Mrs. Ronald Reagan - Books, Prints on September 21st: 100.00%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. September Catalogue Auction on September 19th: 100.00%
Dallas Auction Gallery. The Fine and Decorative Art Auction - Books and Prints on September 14th: 100.00%
Gateway Gallery Auction. Sports Cards and Memorabilia on September 17th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Comics - Internet bidstart 9/11 on September 18th: 100.00%
Carlsen Gallery. 25th Anniversary Auction - Prints, Books on September 18th: 100.00%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. August ‘unreserved book stock’ auction on August 17th: 98.69%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 9/11 on September 18th: 98.68%
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Advertising at Auction on September 17th: 98.13%
Aspire Auctions. Prints - Internet bidstart 9/2 on September 10th: 97.76%
Arader Galleries. Natural History Works on Paper, Historic Maps, Rare Books and Audubon's Birds of America and Quadrup on September 17th: 93.83%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Antiquarian Literature and History on September 14th: 92.40%
Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society. Rare, Out of Print and Used Books on September 9th: 90.93%
Heritage Auctions. Lincoln and His Times A joint Auction by Heritage Auctions and The Rail Splitter in Recognition of t on September 17th: 89.83%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps and Documents on July 20th: 88.33%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Children's and Illustrated Books on July 21st: 88.25%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on September 20th: 86.73%
Dorotheum . Posters, Advertising Art, Comics, Film and Photohistory on September 20th: 86.30%
Ader. Books and Advertising on September 15th: 83.81%
Bloomsbury Auctions. Clocks, etc. - Books on September 20th: 83.33%
Bruun Rasmussen. Books on September 20th: 82.35%
Christies. Prints and Multiples on September 21st: 82.28%
Dorotheum . Books and Decorative Prints on September 21st: 81.79%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps and Documents on June 16th: 80.69%

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Arader Galleries 3 Manuscript Maps delignating the Land of Lord Thomas sixth Lord Fairfax of Cameron (1693-1781) on September 17th Actual price: USD $793,000.
  2. Arader Galleries First centralized, comprehensive, co-ordinated and scientific survey of the state of Maryland by John Henry Alexander on September 17th Actual price: USD $488,000.
  3. Arader Galleries Pivotal Early Views of Washington, DC by George Beck on September 17th Actual price: USD $335,500.
  4. Arader Galleries Pivotal Early Views of Washington, DC by George Beck on September 17th Actual price: USD $335,500.
  5. Christies Moonwalk on September 21st Actual price: USD $240,500.
  6. Arader Galleries Pivotal Early Views of Washington, DC by George Beck on September 17th Actual price: USD $213,500.
  7. Christies Superman, from: Myths on September 21st Actual price: USD $209,300.
  8. Christies La clownesse assise (Mademoiselle CHA-U-KA-O) on September 21st Actual price: USD $209,300.
  9. Arader Galleries Finest map of the southern East-Coast region of the time by Thomas Hutchins on September 17th Actual price: USD $183,000.
  10. Christies War Bonnet Indian, from: Cowboys and Indians on September 21st Actual price: USD $138,125.
  11. Heritage Auctions A Highly Important Abraham Lincoln Letter to His First Fiancée, Mary Owens. on September 17th Actual price: USD $137,500.
  12. Arader Galleries Audubon Aquatint, Male Turkey, Plate 1 on September 17th Actual price: USD $122,000.
  13. Bonhams The Principall Navigations, Voiages, and Discoveries of the English Nations, made by Sea or ouer Land, to the most remote and farthest distant Quarters of the earth at any time within the compasse of these 1500 yeeres: Devided into three seuerall parts, a on September 20th Actual price: USD $112,500.
  14. Heritage Auctions Mary Todd Lincoln: Silk Mourning Dress Ensemble. on September 17th Actual price: USD $100,000.
  15. Arader Galleries Audubon Aquatint, Long-billed Curlew, Plate 231 on September 17th Actual price: USD $97,600.
  16. Christies My House I, II, and III on September 21st Actual price: USD $78,000.
  17. Bruun Rasmussen Mart. Luther D., to Joseph Levin von Metzsch and Günter von Bünau. 1534. on September 20th Actual price: USD $75,936.
  18. Christies Miroir de la Tauromachie on September 21st Actual price: USD $73,125.
  19. Christies Second Version, Triptych 1944 (Large Version) on September 21st Actual price: USD $73,125.
  20. Bruun Rasmussen Ludvig Holberg's 15 first comedies. on September 20th Actual price: USD $72,576.
  21. Bonhams Untitled Ptolemaic Map of the World. [Insculptum est per Johane Schnitzer de Armszheim.] on September 20th Actual price: USD $62,500.
  22. Christies Ce qui manque à nous tous on September 21st Actual price: USD $61,750.
  23. Bonhams The Aboriginal Port Folio. on September 20th Actual price: USD $56,250.
  24. Bonhams America, quae est Geographiae Blauianae pars quinta liber unus volumen undecimum. on September 20th Actual price: USD $56,250.
  25. Bonhams A Plan of the Roads between Boston and Penobscott Bay. Surveyed by Order of the Governor in pursuance of a resolution of the General court of Massachusetts-Bay by F. Miller. on September 20th Actual price: USD $52,500.


42 total sales reported this week:

PBA Galleries. Angling & Sporting with Travel & Exploration plus Cartography on September 22nd: 61.99%
Kestenbaum and Company. Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts, Holy Land Maps and Ceremonial Objects on September 22nd: 60.43%
Swann Galleries. 19th and 20th Century Prints and Drawings on September 22nd: 69.46%
Tajan. Claude Morillon's Library on September 20th: 70.91%
Christies. Private Collection of President and Mrs. Ronald Reagan - Books, Prints on September 21st: 100.00%
Clars Auction Gallery. Prints on September 18th: 77.05%
Clars Auction Gallery. Prints on September 17th: 74.53%
Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH. Rare Books of the 18th to 20th Centuries on September 16th: 60.75%
Ader. Books and Advertising on September 15th: 83.81%
Aspire Auctions. Prints - Internet bidstart 9/2 on September 10th: 97.76%
Kedem Auction. History of the Jewish People in Eretz Israel and the Diaspora on September 21st: 74.07%
Bonhams. Fine Books and Manuscripts on September 21st: 58.29%
Christies. Prints and Multiples on September 21st: 82.28%
Dorotheum . Books and Decorative Prints on September 21st: 81.79%
Kedem Auction. Jewish and Israeli History and Culture on September 20th: 71.57%
Bloomsbury Auctions. Clocks, etc. - Books on September 20th: 83.33%
Paige Auction. Art, Advertising, Collectibles and More on September 20th: 75.86%
Bruun Rasmussen. Books on September 20th: 82.35%
Dorotheum . Posters, Advertising Art, Comics, Film and Photohistory on September 20th: 86.30%
Bonhams. Exploration and Travel on September 20th: 65.77%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. September Catalogue Auction on September 19th: 100.00%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on September 20th: 86.73%
Arader Galleries. Natural History Works on Paper, Historic Maps, Rare Books and Audubon's Birds of America and Quadrup on September 17th: 93.83%
Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers. The Philip Murray Book Collection on July 12th: 57.63%
Heritage Auctions. Lincoln and His Times A joint Auction by Heritage Auctions and The Rail Splitter in Recognition of t on September 17th: 89.83%
Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society. Rare, Out of Print and Used Books on September 9th: 90.93%
Mid Hudson Auction Galleries. Americana - Books and Prints on September 10th: 74.07%
Dallas Auction Gallery. The Fine and Decorative Art Auction - Books and Prints on September 14th: 100.00%
Carlsen Gallery. 25th Anniversary Auction - Prints, Books on September 18th: 100.00%
PBA Galleries. Rare Golf Books & Memorabilia (Sunday in the Poconos) on September 18th: 66.83%
Gateway Gallery Auction. Sports Cards and Memorabilia on September 17th: 100.00%
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Advertising at Auction on September 17th: 98.13%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 9/11 on September 18th: 98.68%
Heritage Auctions. Comics - Internet bidstart 9/11 on September 18th: 100.00%
RR Auction. Fine Autographs & Artifacts - Internet bidstart 8/19 on September 14th: 53.51%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Antiquarian Literature and History on September 14th: 92.40%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. August ‘unreserved book stock’ auction on August 17th: 98.69%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Children's and Illustrated Books on July 21st: 88.25%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps and Documents on July 20th: 88.33%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Art of the Book: Book Binding Studio of Philip Smith on June 30th: 70.97%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Fine Art - Prints on June 29th: 68.75%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps and Documents on June 16th: 80.69%


For the week ahead 37 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Sep. 26th
RR Auction. Amherst. Fine Autographs & Artifacts - Internet pre-bidding 9/15-9/25. 103 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 77 lots
Rossini. Paris. Prints, 19th and 20th Century. 33 lots

Tue. Sep. 27th
Sothebys. London. Prints and Multiples. 246 lots
Christies. New York. First Open | Home - Books, Photos, Prints. 50 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Books and Documents. 304 lots
Auctionata. Berlin. Old Master Prints. 4 lots
Ader. PARIS. Post War and Contemporary Art - Prints. 85 lots

Wed. Sep. 28th
Dorotheum . Vienna. Globes. 16 lots
Sothebys. Paris. Robert de Balkany, Rue de Varenne, Paris – Day sale. 19 lots
Artcurial. Paris. More. 81 lots
Grays Auctioneers. Cleveland, . Modern, Post-Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints. 228 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 24 lots
Sothebys. London. Made in Britain - Prints. 100 lots
Auctionata. Berlin. Modern Classics - Prints. 7 lots

Thu. Sep. 29th
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. 20th Century Books and Works on Paper. 404 lots
Swann Galleries. New York. Illustration Art. 303 lots
Dorotheum . Vienna. Prints Before 1900. 74 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Architectural Books, Prints and Drawings. The Property of the late Nancy Sheiry Glaister. 153 lots
Christies. New York. Thiebaud from Thiebaud: Prints and Works on Paper from the Private Studio of Wayne Thiebaud. 97 lots
Auctionata. Berlin. Editions. 121 lots
Auctionata. Berlin. Post War and Contemporary Art - Prints. 11 lots
Ader. PARIS. Photographies à Tout Prix !. 451 lots

Fri. Sep. 30th
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Chicago. Fine Prints. 279 lots
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Norwich. Ornithology - Books and Prints. 146 lots
Freemans. Philadelphia. Books, Maps and Manuscripts. 411 lots
ALDE. Paris. Antiquarian and 19th Century Books. 188 lots
Guernseys. New York, NY. Johnny Winter - The Auction. 74 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Americana: Railroad Passes, Books, Ephemera. 602 lots
Auctionata. Berlin. Art of the 20th and 21st Century - Prints. 60 lots

Sat. Oct. 1st
Guernseys. New York, NY. Guernseys: Johnny Winter - The Auction. 159 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Americana: Railroad Passes, Books, Ephemera. 298 lots
ALDE. Paris. Antiquarian Books of the XIXth Century. 142 lots

Sun. Oct. 2nd
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Americana: Railroad Passes, Books, Ephemera. 403 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics - Internet bidstart 9/25.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 9/25.

Mike Stillman

RBH and AE

  • <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>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