• <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
  • <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>Sotheby’s Paris, 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>Sotheby’s Paris, 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>Sotheby’s Paris, 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>Sotheby’s Paris, 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>Sotheby’s Paris, 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>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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53 Auctions Archived, 42 Sales Upcoming

For the week ended Saturday, November 12th, 53 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Database; 18 denominated in euros, 12 in British pounds, 2 in Mexican pesos, and 21 in US dollars.  Turnover was $35,146,188 as 21,678 lots were offered and 14,518 sold for a slim 67% success rate.  In the aftermath of the Trump victory we saw bond yields surge and auction outcomes decline.  The boat should soon steady for under the Trump plan income taxes will be reduced and inheritance taxes eliminated.  The wealthiest citizens, that broadly support the high end of the book, manuscript, map and ephemera, will have plenty of money to spend.  The problem will be where the market is softest now, from the mid-level down.

10 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

ChristiesPrints and Multiples on November 2nd: $10,367,188 
Pierre Berge and AssociesThe Library of Pierre Berge - Part 2 on November 8th: $2,957,558 
Pierre Berge and AssociesTheLibrary of Pierre Berge - Part 2, Day 2 on November 9th: $2,351,357 
ChristiesPhotographs on November 10th: $2,255,074 
SothebysChina in Print and on Paper on November 7th: $2,193,367 
SkinnerFine Books and Manuscripts on October 30th: $1,611,029 
SothebysPhotographs on November 10th: $1,386,371 
RR AuctionSpace and Aviation - Internet bidstart 10/13 on October 20th: $1,234,426 
BonhamsFine Books and Manuscripts on November 9th: $1,086,184 
Heritage AuctionsEntertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction on November 12th: $1,040,280 

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

SothebysBowie/Collector Part II: Modern and Contemporary Art, Day Auction on November 11th: 333.41% 
Bearnes Hampton and LittlewoodAntiquarian Books on September 21st: 142.00% 
SothebysChina in Print and on Paper on November 7th: 133.60% 
Potomack CompanyNovember Presidential & Political Auction. on November 5th: 131.42% 
BonhamsFine Books and Manuscripts on November 9th: 118.77% 
Bearnes Hampton and LittlewoodBooks, Maps, Prints on March 23rd: 115.64% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsMotoring Literature, Early Cycling, Automobilia, Maritime & Models on November 10th: 111.90% 
Binoche et GiquelloAncient and Modern Books on October 19th: 110.67% 
OSENATAutomobilia on November 6th: 104.90% 


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

SothebysBowie/Collector Part II: Modern and Contemporary Art, Day Auction on November 11th: 100.00% 
Alaska AuctionPrints, Books on October 28th: 100.00% 
Alaska AuctionPrints, Books, Maps on October 29th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsComics - Internet bidstart 10/30 on November 6th: 99.57% 
Heritage AuctionsSpace Exploration on November 11th: 98.28% 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters - Internet bidstart 10/30 on November 6th: 97.77% 
Vermot de PasComic Strips, Albums, Original Boards, Japanese Objects & Animation - Day 1 on November 5th: 96.65% 
Vermot de PasComic Strips, Albums, Original Boards, Japanese Objects & Animation - Day 2 on November 6th: 96.59% 
OSENATAutomobilia on November 6th: 95.83% 
Dirk Soulis AuctionsPaintings, Lithographs, Etchings and Woodcuts Featuring Part I of the Robert Hudson Collection on September 23rd: 91.35% 
Bearnes Hampton and LittlewoodAntiquarian Books on September 21st: 90.52% 
Alaska AuctionPrints, Books and Posters on October 7th: 88.24% 
Case Antiques, Inc.Maps and Books - including Charles and Ann Wells Collection Part 1 on October 22nd: 87.67% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on November 8th: 87.50% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsMotoring Literature, Early Cycling, Automobilia, Maritime & Models on November 10th: 86.37% 
Arader GalleriesFine Prints, including Audubon Prints from "Birds of America" on November 5th: 83.41% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsMilitary and Aviation History on November 11th: 83.17% 
BonhamsFine Books and Manuscripts on November 9th: 82.40% 
John McInnis AuctioneersNovember Fine Arts Sale - Prints on November 4th: 82.22% 
SkinnerFine Books and Manuscripts on October 30th: 81.99% 
Swann Galleries19th and 20th Century Literature on November 10th: 81.91% 
BonhamsAutomobilia on November 4th: 80.00% 

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Christies Mao on November 2nd Actual price: USD $1,207,500.
  2. Pierre Berge and Associes Les Noces d'Hérodiade. Mystère on November 9th Actual price: USD $640,615.
  3. Sothebys ??????????. TAISHANG XUANLING BEIDOU YANSHENG BENMING ZHENJING. [THE AUTHENTIC SCRIPTURE OF THE NATAL DESTINY OF THE NORTHERN DIPPER FOR EXTENDING LIFE [AS REVEALED BY] THE MYSTERIOUS SPIRIT OF THE MOST HIGH]. on November 7th Actual price: USD $601,400.
  4. Pierre Berge and Associes Par les champs et les grèves (Voyage en Bretagne) on November 8th Actual price: USD $586,289.
  5. Christies Cowboys and Indians on November 2nd Actual price: USD $403,500.
  6. Sothebys ????????. DA QING WANNIAN YITONG TIANXIA QUANTU. [COMPLETE MAP OF THE GREAT QING'S TEN-THOUSAND-YEAR UNIFIED [REALM OF] ALL UNDER HEAVEN]. on November 7th Actual price: USD $333,560.
  7. Sothebys MÄNNERBILDNIS on November 11th Actual price: USD $323,820.
  8. Christies La Danse au Moulin Rouge on November 2nd Actual price: USD $295,500.
  9. Christies Untitled on November 2nd Actual price: USD $283,500.
  10. Christies Rome on November 10th Actual price: USD $277,405.
  11. Christies Moonwalk on November 2nd Actual price: USD $247,500.
  12. Christies Muhammad Ali on November 2nd Actual price: USD $247,500.
  13. Christies La Femme à la Fenêtre on November 2nd Actual price: USD $211,500.
  14. Pierre Berge and Associes Madame Bovary. Moeurs de province on November 8th Actual price: USD $207,502.
  15. Christies Andy Mouse: one plate on November 2nd Actual price: USD $205,500.
  16. Christies Mouth (for L'Oreal) on November 10th Actual price: USD $205,465.
  17. Christies $ (9): one plate on November 2nd Actual price: USD $199,500.
  18. Sothebys MONT ATHOS, COUVENTS GRECS, TURQUIE, 1853 on November 10th Actual price: USD $199,470.
  19. Pierre Berge and Associes Les Fleurs du Mal on November 9th Actual price: USD $187,616.
  20. Christies Untitled on November 2nd Actual price: USD $187,500.
  21. Christies Marilyn: one plate on November 2nd Actual price: USD $187,500.
  22. Arader Galleries Roseate Spoonbill, Plate 321. on November 5th Actual price: USD $176,900.
  23. Christies Retrospect on November 2nd Actual price: USD $168,750.
  24. Bonhams Cosmographia translated from Greek into Latin by Jacobus Angelus; edited by Nicolaus Germanus, on November 9th Actual price: USD $165,060.
  25. Christies Two Nudes, from Nudes Series on November 2nd Actual price: USD $162,500.


53 total sales reported this week:

Christies. Prints and Multiples on November 2nd: 76.96%
Christies. Photographs on November 10th: 53.66%
Pierre Berge and Associes. TheLibrary of Pierre Berge - Part 2, Day 2 on November 9th: 74.35%
Pierre Berge and Associes. The Library of Pierre Berge - Part 2 on November 8th: 70.27%
Sothebys. Bowie/Collector Part II: Modern and Contemporary Art, Day Auction on November 11th: 100.00%
Sothebys. Photographs on November 10th: 49.51%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Military and Aviation History on November 11th: 83.17%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Motoring Literature, Early Cycling, Automobilia, Maritime & Models on November 10th: 86.37%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Books, Maps and Documents on November 9th: 78.19%
Bonhams. Fine Books and Manuscripts on November 9th: 82.40%
Bloomsbury Auctions. Modern and Contemporary Editions on November 9th: 62.11%
Swann Galleries. 19th and 20th Century Literature on November 10th: 81.91%
Heritage Auctions. Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction on November 12th: 70.48%
Neret Minet and Tessier. Posters on April 29th: 60.62%
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Paintings, Lithographs, Etchings and Woodcuts Featuring Part I of the Robert Hudson Collection on September 23rd: 91.35%
Case Antiques, Inc.. Maps and Books - including Charles and Ann Wells Collection Part 1 on October 22nd: 87.67%
Binoche et Giquello. Books, Prints on January 15th: 60.53%
Binoche et Giquello. Ancient and Modern Books on October 19th: 68.29%
Christies. First Open | Editions on October 27th: 66.18%
Michaans Auctions. October Estate Sale - Prints and Books on October 8th: 33.33%
Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood. Prints on October 4th: 16.67%
Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood. Books, Maps, Prints on March 23rd: 69.76%
Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood. Antiquarian Books on September 21st: 90.52%
ALDE. Antiquarian Books of the XIXth Century on October 1st: 0.00%
RR Auction. Space and Aviation - Internet bidstart 10/13 on October 20th: 67.70%
PBA Galleries. Americana and the National Parks on October 20th: 61.25%
Alaska Auction. Prints, Books, Maps on October 29th: 100.00%
Alaska Auction. Prints, Books on October 28th: 100.00%
Alaska Auction. Prints, Books and Posters on October 7th: 88.24%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on September 28th: 62.50%
Marc van de Wiele Auctions. Antiquarian Books on October 8th: 75.81%
Morton Subastas. Books and Manuscripts on October 25th: 35.13%
Morton Subastas. Auction Opportunities - Prints on October 8th: 55.56%
Henri Godts Books and Prints Auctions. Antiquarian Books on October 18th: 67.56%
Heritage Auctions. Space Exploration on November 11th: 98.28%
Old World Auctions. Antique Maps, Globes, Charts, Atlases & Vintage Graphics - online bidstart 8/31 on September 14th: 77.81%
Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen. Books, Autographs and Manuscripts, Antique Maps and Prints on October 15th: 40.98%
Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen. Books on October 14th: 52.04%
Sothebys. China in Print and on Paper on November 7th: 76.05%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on November 8th: 87.50%
Vermot de Pas. Comic Strips, Albums, Original Boards, Japanese Objects & Animation - Day 2 on November 6th: 96.59%
Vermot de Pas. Comic Strips, Albums, Original Boards, Japanese Objects & Animation - Day 1 on November 5th: 96.65%
Potomack Company. November Presidential & Political Auction. on November 5th: 76.06%
OSENAT. Automobilia on November 6th: 95.83%
Bonhams. Automobilia on November 4th: 80.00%
John McInnis Auctioneers. November Fine Arts Sale - Prints on November 4th: 82.22%
Binoche et Giquello. ANCIENT AND MODERN PRINTS - MAPS on November 4th: 67.28%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 10/30 on November 6th: 97.77%
Heritage Auctions. Comics - Internet bidstart 10/30 on November 6th: 99.57%
Archives International Auctions. U.S. & Worldwide Scripophily, Banknotes & Security Printing Ephemera on October 25th: 51.53%
Archives International Auctions. U.S. & Worldwide Scripophily, Banknotes & Security Printing Ephemera on October 22nd: 55.91%
Skinner. Fine Books and Manuscripts on October 30th: 81.99%
Arader Galleries. Fine Prints, including Audubon Prints from "Birds of America" on November 5th: 83.41%


For the week ahead 42 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Nov. 14th
ALDE. Paris. Original Bindings and Modern Illustrated Books. 169 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 74 lots

Tue. Nov. 15th
Burgersdijk and Niermans. Leiden. Rare Books. 1283 lots
Artcurial. Paris. Alfred de Vigny Collection - Books and Manuscripts. 146 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Important Books, Western Manuscripts and Works on Paper - Day 1. 133 lots
Reiss & Sohn . Konigstein . Rare Books. 1904 lots
Sothebys. London. Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History. 220 lots
Kedem Auction. Jerusalem . Rare and Important Items. 166 lots
Aguttes. Neuilly-sur-Seine . Books and Manuscripts. 221 lots
ALDE. Paris. Original Bindings and Modern Illustrated Books - Day 2. 140 lots
Swann Galleries. New York. Contemporary Art. 270 lots

Wed. Nov. 16th
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. LIBRARY OF NORMAN CASTLE, TRAVEL BOOKS. 232 lots
Bonhams. London. Prints and Multiples. 103 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Important Books, Western Manuscripts and Works on Paper - Day 2. 158 lots
Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood. Exeter. Sporting and Collector's Sale - Books and Ephemera. 107 lots
Old World Auctions. Glen Allen. Maps and Atlases - Internet bidstart 11/2. 845 lots
Heritage Auctions. Beverly Hills. Biblical Archaeology & Related Objects. 62 lots

Thu. Nov. 17th
Heritage Auctions. Beverly Hills. Comics. 1526 lots
Swann Galleries. New York. Printed & Manuscript Americana. 376 lots
PIASA. Paris. Editions : prints, illustrated books, multiples. 168 lots
Charlton Hall. West Columbia, SC. Fall Auction. 45 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Rare Books and Manuscripts. 284 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. Music and Entertainment - Internet bidstart 11/10. 427 lots
Alexander Historical Auctions. Chesapeake City. Asian Manuscripts, Propaganda & Antiques.
Potomack Company. Alexandria. Alexander Calder Works, From a Friend's Collection. 4 lots

Fri. Nov. 18th
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Books & Works on Paper, inc. Literature,Children’s & Illustrated Books. 326 lots
Neret Minet and Tessier. Paris. Posters. 339 lots
Artcurial. Paris. Comic Strips. 333 lots
Cowans Auctions. Cincinnati. American History. 476 lots
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Fall Americana and Paintings. 93 lots
Christian Hesse Auktionen. Hamburg. Rare Books - Day 1. 321 lots
Thomaston Place Auction Galleries. Thomaston. Auction Weekend Day 1 - Collector's Choice. 29 lots

Sat. Nov. 19th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters. 918 lots
Brunk Auctions. Asheville, NC . Books, Prints. 33 lots
Christies. Paris. Comic Strips. 210 lots
OSENAT. FONTAINEBLEAU. Empire at Fontainebleau. 233 lots
Artcurial. Paris. The World of Herge - Tintin's Creator. 118 lots
Thomaston Place Auction Galleries. Thomaston. Auction Weekend Day 2 - Fine Art & Antiques. 42 lots
Christian Hesse Auktionen. Hamburg. Rare Books - Day 2. 730 lots
National Book Auctions. Ithaca. 16th Century, Children's, Emblem.

Sun. Nov. 20th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics - Internet bidstart 11/13.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 11/13.
Thomaston Place Auction Galleries. Thomaston. Weekend Auction Day 3 - Fine Art & Antiques. 74 lots

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>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>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: Modern Literature. March 23, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 23: </b> Childers (Erskine). The Riddle of the Sands, first edition, 1903. £200 – 300
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 23: </b> Kipling (Rudyard). Songs for Youth, first edition, signed by the author, [1924]. £150 – 200
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 23: </b> Lawrence (D.H.). The Paintings of D.H. Lawrence, 1929; and 6 others, Lawrence (7). £150 – 200
    <b>Forum Auctions: Modern Literature. March 23, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 23: </b> [Plath (Sylvia)] "Victoria Lucas". The Bell Jar, contemporary fiction edition, 1964. £150 – 200
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 23: </b> [Rolfe (Frederick William)] "Baron Corvo". Hadrian the Seventh, A Romance, first edition, first issue, 1904; and 4 others, Corvo (5).<br>£150 – 200
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 23: </b> Rowling (J.K.). The Tales of Beedle the Bard, first edition, signed presentation inscription from the author with holographic sticker, 2008.<br>£500 – 700
    <b>Forum Auctions: Modern Literature. March 23, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 23: </b> Vonnegut (Kurt). Cat's Cradle, first English edition, 1963. £200 – 300
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 23: </b> Ardizzone (Edward). Tim and Lucy Go To Sea, signed by Edward Ardizonne, 1975; and 4 others from the series, also signed (5). £300 – 400
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 23: </b> Potter (Beatrix). [The Derwentwater Sketchbook], one of 250 copies, 1984. £150 – 200
    <b>Forum Auctions: Modern Literature. March 23, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 23: </b> Rackham (Arthur, illus.), Wagner (Richard). The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie, first trade edition, 1910. £150 – 200
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 23: </b> Ashendene Press. Specimen Pages of Two Type-Faces Cut for the Ashendene Press, 1933. £150 – 200
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 23: </b> Nonesuch Press. Herodotus. The History..., one of 675 copies, small folio, Nonesuch Press, 1935. £150 – 200