• <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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40 Auctions Archived, 20 Sales Upcoming

For the week ended Saturday, November 19th, 40 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 17 denominated in euros, 8 in British pounds, and 15 in US dollars.  Sales totaled $15,446,749 as 12,194 lots were offered and 8,828 lots sold for a 72.4% success rate.

2 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

SothebysTravel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History on November 15th: $2,879,517 
Swann GalleriesContemporary Art on November 15th: $1,080,471 

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

TooveysEphemera on November 1st: 216.15% 
AderPrints on October 20th: 177.04% 
Binoche et GiquelloRARE PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE 19TH CENTURY AND GUSTAVE LE GRAY on November 10th: 166.15% 
Binoche et GiquelloLIBRARY OF NORMAN CASTLE, TRAVEL BOOKS on November 16th: 149.25% 
Forum Auctions in ItalyRare Books on October 27th: 135.06% 
AguttesAutomobilia on November 5th: 127.23% 
Forum AuctionsBanksy Editions on October 12th: 117.87% 
Swann GalleriesPrinted & Manuscript Americana on November 17th: 102.89% 
TooveysPrints on November 2nd: 101.72% 


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

Forum AuctionsArchitectural Books, Prints and Drawings. The Property of the late Nancy Sheiry Glaister on September 29th: 100.00% 
Forum AuctionsBanksy Editions on October 12th: 100.00% 
National Book AuctionsBooks on November 5th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsComics - Internet bidstart 11/6 on November 13th: 99.88% 
Heritage AuctionsBiblical Archaeology & Related Objects on November 16th: 98.39% 
TooveysEphemera on November 1st: 98.08% 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters - Internet bidstart 11/6 on November 13th: 97.00% 
AguttesAutomobilia on November 5th: 92.31% 
Addison and SarovaRare and Fine Books on November 5th: 89.21% 
Cowans AuctionsAmerican History - Online bidstart 10/6 on October 17th: 89.00% 
TooveysPrints on November 2nd: 87.50% 
Forum Auctions in ItalyRare Books on October 27th: 86.42% 
Swann GalleriesPrinted & Manuscript Americana on November 17th: 84.31% 
TooveysPrints and Maps on April 20th: 81.55% 
 
Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Sothebys DESCRIPTION DE L'ÉGYPTE, OU RECUEIL DES OBSERVATIONS ET DES RECHERCHES QUI ONT ÉTÉ FAITES EN ÉGYPTE PENDANT L'EXPÉDITION DE L'ARMÉE FRANÇAISE, PUBLIÉ PAR LES ORDERS DE SA MAJESTÉ L'EMPEREUR NAPOLÉON LE GRAND. on November 15th Actual price: USD $397,730.
  2. Sothebys GROOTEN ATLAS, OFT WERELT-BESCHRYVING IN WELCKE 'T AERDRYCK DE ZEE, EN HEMEL.  on November 15th Actual price: USD $338,210.
  3. Christies Rear view, open air theatre, Vancouver, 2005 on November 12th Actual price: USD $310,835.
  4. Sothebys A COLLECTION OF OVER 1,300 NINETEENTH-CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHS OF PALESTINE, HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE: on November 15th Actual price: USD $308,450.
  5. Artcurial Album de portraits on November 15th Actual price: USD $295,106.
  6. Sothebys BRITISH ALGAE VOL. III', 1843-1853 on November 11th Actual price: USD $234,330.
  7. Sothebys THE HOLY LAND, SYRIA, IDUMEA, ARABIA, EGYPT & NUBIA. on November 15th Actual price: USD $186,000.
  8. Binoche et Giquello Les Voyages de la Nouvelle France occidentale, dicte Canada. on November 16th Actual price: USD $133,172.
  9. Swann Galleries Milkweed on November 15th Actual price: USD $125,000.
  10. Forum Auctions Girl with Balloon on October 12th Actual price: USD $108,675.
  11. Binoche et Giquello Panorama des quais de la Seine, l'Île de la Cité, avec la passerelle des Arts et l'Institut on November 10th Actual price: USD $103,276.
  12. Sothebys NOUVEAU THEATRE DU MONDE OU NOUVEL ATLAS COMPRENNT LES TABLES ET DESCRIPTIONS DE TOUTES LES REGIONS DELA TERRE. on November 15th Actual price: USD $100,750.
  13. Sothebys LARGE COLLECTION OF MAPS DEVOTED TO THE NORTH AFRICAN LITTORAL FROM MOROCCO TO THE RED SEA.  on November 15th Actual price: USD $85,250.
  14. Christies War is terror, 2001-2003 on November 12th Actual price: USD $79,715.
  15. Binoche et Giquello Tour Saint-Jacques vue depuis la rue des Halles on November 10th Actual price: USD $78,816.
  16. Sothebys TOONEEL DER STADEN VAN DE VEREENIGHDE NEDERLANDEN 'S KONINGS NEDERLANDEN TOWNBOOKS OF THE NETHERLANDS. on November 15th Actual price: USD $74,400.
  17. Forum Auctions Kate Moss on October 12th Actual price: USD $70,875.
  18. Sothebys AN ALBUM INCLUDING AN EARLY PHOTOGRAPH OF A FERN BY TALBOT, AND DRAWINGS AND WATERCOLOURS BY MEMBERS OF THE MUNDY FAMILY. on November 15th Actual price: USD $69,750.
  19. Sothebys Herbarius latinus on November 15th Actual price: USD $69,750.
  20. Binoche et Giquello Le Roman de la Rose. on November 16th Actual price: USD $67,945.
  21. Swann Galleries The Book of Mormon: An Account Written by the Hand of Mormon, upon Plates Taken from the Plates of Nephi. on November 17th Actual price: USD $67,500.
  22. Binoche et Giquello Les Voyages. Divisez en deux livres. Ou, Journal tres-fidele des observations faites és descouvertures de la Nouvelle France. on November 16th Actual price: USD $62,509.
  23. Forum Auctions Barely Legal (LA set) on October 12th Actual price: USD $62,213.
  24. Binoche et Giquello Les Quatre premiers livres des navigations et peregrinations Orientales. on November 16th Actual price: USD $61,151.
  25. Clars Auction Gallery Fiftieth Anniversary Portfolio: 1902-1952 on November 13th Actual price: USD $60,500.


40 total sales reported this week:

JellyFishTree. October Sale of Books on October 16th: 32.73%
Zisska and Lacher. Rare Books, Maps, Photographs, Prints and Drawings on November 11th: 61.11%
Bolaffi Ambassador Auctions. Posters - Internet bidstart 10/31 on November 10th: 40.78%
PBA Galleries. Rare Books and Manuscripts on November 17th: 60.21%
Swann Galleries. Printed & Manuscript Americana on November 17th: 84.31%
Bonhams. Prints and Multiples on November 16th: 71.84%
ALDE. Original Bindings and Modern Illustrated Books - Day 2 on November 15th: 40.71%
ALDE. Original Bindings and Modern Illustrated Books on November 14th: 74.44%
Artcurial. Alfred de Vigny Collection - Books and Manuscripts on November 15th: 73.97%
Binoche et Giquello. LIBRARY OF NORMAN CASTLE, TRAVEL BOOKS on November 16th: 77.16%
Binoche et Giquello. RARE PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE 19TH CENTURY AND GUSTAVE LE GRAY on November 10th: 70.59%
Binoche et Giquello. Gustave Le Gray: 18 Views of Paris on November 10th: 61.11%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on November 15th: 67.83%
Swann Galleries. Contemporary Art on November 15th: 78.89%
RR Auction. Fine Autographs & Artifacts - Internet bidstart 10/21 on November 9th: 59.92%
Clars Auction Gallery. Prints on November 13th: 72.73%
Clars Auction Gallery. Asian, Antique, Jewelry, Art - Prints, Books on November 12th: 78.26%
Michaans Auctions. November Estate Auction - Books and Prints on November 12th: 60.53%
Sothebys. Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History on November 15th: 73.18%
Sothebys. Photographs from Atkins to Warhol - An Important European Collection on November 11th: 40.51%
Aguttes. Automobilia on November 5th: 92.31%
Christies. Photographs on November 12th: 66.67%
Kolbe and Fanning Numismatic Booksellers. Numismatic Books on October 21st: 76.45%
Heritage Auctions. Biblical Archaeology & Related Objects on November 16th: 98.39%
Forum Auctions in Italy. Rare Books on October 27th: 86.42%
Forum Auctions. Collectors Sale: Books and Works on Paper on October 20th: 78.18%
Forum Auctions. Architectural Books, Prints and Drawings. The Property of the late Nancy Sheiry Glaister on September 29th: 100.00%
Nosbüsch & Stucke. Rare Books and Prints on November 5th: 64.05%
Nosbüsch & Stucke. Rare Books and Prints on November 4th: 58.66%
Minerva Auctions Roma. Photography on November 3rd: 30.13%
Addison and Sarova. Rare and Fine Books on November 5th: 89.21%
Cowans Auctions. American History - Online bidstart 10/6 on October 17th: 89.00%
Tooveys. Prints and Maps on April 20th: 81.55%
Tooveys. Ephemera on November 1st: 98.08%
Tooveys. Prints on November 2nd: 87.50%
Ader. Prints on October 20th: 74.64%
Forum Auctions. Banksy Editions on October 12th: 100.00%
National Book Auctions. Books on November 5th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 11/6 on November 13th: 97.00%
Heritage Auctions. Comics - Internet bidstart 11/6 on November 13th: 99.88%


For the week ahead 20 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Nov. 21st
Ketterer Kunst Doerling. Hamburg. Rare Books - Evening Sale. 127 lots
Grays Auctioneers. Cleveland, . The Chicago World's Fair, Columbian Exposition 1893 - Prints, Books. 50 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 82 lots

Tue. Nov. 22nd
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Books, Manuscripts, Prints. 6064 lots
Doyle New York. New York. Rare Books, Autographs and Photographs. 601 lots
Pandolfini. Florence . OLD MASTER AND MODERN PRINTS AND DRAWINGS - OLD AND RARE BOOKS. 260 lots
Ketterer Kunst Doerling. Hamburg. Rare Books Day 2. 1141 lots

Wed. Nov. 23rd
Auctionata. Berlin. Selected Works by Dieter Blum. 88 lots

Thu. Nov. 24th
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Norwich. Fine Sale - Books. 104 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Art - Prints. 867 lots
PIASA. Paris. Images and Landscapes of Europe and the Orient, XVIII and XIX century books decorated with etchings.
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Cape Town. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 11/19. 403 lots
Rossini. Paris. Prints, etc.. 43 lots

Fri. Nov. 25th
Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions. Brussels. Antiquarian Books. 691 lots
Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH. Berlin-Schoneberg. Prints and Photographs. 434 lots
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Lee's Summit . Thanksgiving Weekend Sale - Prints. 13 lots

Sat. Nov. 26th
OSENAT. FONTAINEBLEAU. 20th Century Spirit. 38 lots
Neret Minet and Tessier. Paris. Comic Strips.

Sun. Nov. 27th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics - Internet bidstart 11/20.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 11/20.

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