• <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts. June 12, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Ortelius. Theatrum orbis terrarum. Antwerp, 1570. FIRST EDITION. $50,000 to $80,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Shakespeare, William. The Tragedie of Julius Caesar. London, 1623. 1st appearance in print, Complete from the First Folio. $50,000 to $70,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Ernst, Max. Mr. Knife and Miss Fork. Paris, 1932. DELUXE EDITION. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts. June 12, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Cage, John. Autograph musical leaf from his Concert for Piano and Orchestra, NY, 1958. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Einstein, Albert. Signed Passport Photo for his US citizenship application. Bermuda, 1935. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Verard, Antoine. Illuminated printed Book of Hours. Paris, 1507. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts. June 12, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Wetterkurzschlussel. German Weather Report Codebook - for Enigma use. Berlin, 1942. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Hemingway, Ernest. Large Photograph, inscribed by Hemingway. Madrid, 1959. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Morelos y Pavon, Jose Maria. Autograph letter signed to El Virrey Venegas, February 5, 1812. $7,000 to $10,000
    <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts. June 12, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Milne, A.A. Complete set of Winnie-the-Pooh books. 4 volumes. All first issue points. London, 1924-1928. $6,000 to $9,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> A 48-star American Flag, battle worn flown at Guadalcanal and Peleliu, 1942-1944. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Locke, John. Autograph Letter Signed mourning the death of his friend, William Molyneaux, 2 pp, October 27, 1698. $7,000 to $10,000
  • <b>ALDE: May 30, 2018. Books by painters, original bindings, photography, prints and drawings, illustrated books.</b>
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> BRETON (André). <i>Arcane 17.</i> New York, Brentano's, 1944. One of the 25 first copies with the original etching signed by Roberto Matta. 6000 to 8000 €
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> HÉRON DE VILLEFOSSE (René). <i>La Rivière enchantée.</i> Paris, Bernard Klein, 1951. One of the 25 first copies on japon with an original watercolored drawing signed by Léonard Foujita. 60,000 to 80,000 €
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> ILIAZD. <i>Pirosmanachvili 1914.</i> Paris, Le Degré quarante et un, 1972. Dry point signed by Pablo Picasso. 5,000 to 6,000 €
    <b>ALDE: May 30, 2018. Books by painters, original bindings, photography, prints and drawings, illustrated books.</b>
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> JARRY (Alfred). <i>Ubu Roi.</i> Paris, Tériade, 1966. 13 lithographs by Joan Miró. 6,000 to 8,000 €
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> LEIRIS (Michel). <i>Vivantes cendres, innommées.</i> Paris, Jean Hugues, 1961. 13 original etchings by Alberto Giacometti. 12,000 to 15,000 €
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> MATISSE (Henri). <i>Jazz.</i> Paris, Tériade, 1947. 20 original pochoirs by Henri Matisse. 100,000 to 120,000 €
    <b>ALDE: May 30, 2018. Books by painters, original bindings, photography, prints and drawings, illustrated books.</b>
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> PAULHAN (Jean). <i>De Mauvais sujets.</i> Paris, Les Bibliophiles de l’Union Française, 1958. 10 etchings by Marc Chagall. 5,000 to 6,000 €
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> RONSARD (Pierre de). Layout for the book <i>Florilège des Amours.</i> Paris, Albert Skira, 1948. 128 lithographs, with many corrections by hand by Henri Matisse. 80,000 to 100,000 €
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> TING (Walasse). <i>1¢ life.</i> Bern, E.W. Kornfeld, 1964. One of the 100 deluxe copies with the 62 lithographs signed by the 28 artists. 15,000 to 20,000 €
    <b>ALDE: May 30, 2018. Books by painters, original bindings, photography, prints and drawings, illustrated books.</b>
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> SUGIMOTO (Hiroshi). <i>Time exposed.</i> Kyoto, Kyoto Shoin Co. Ltd., 1991. 51 offset lithographs. 10,000 to 12,000 €
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> SZAFRAN (Sam). Black and brown ink original drawing. 550 x 410 mm. 5,000 to 6,000 €
    <b>ALDE, May 30:</b> KIPLING (Rudyard). <i>La Chasse de Kaa.</i> Paris, Javal et Bourdeaux, 1930. 115 colored woodcuts by Paul Jouve. 5,000 to 6,000 €
  • <b>Archives International Auctions: U.S., Chinese & Worldwide Banknotes, Scripophily & Coins. May 23, 2018</b>
    <b>Archives International, May 23:</b> Chinese-American Bank of Commerce, 1920 "Harbin" Branch Issue Rarity. $5, P-S231s1, S/M#C271-3.5b, Specimen banknote. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Archives International, May 23:</b> Deutsch-Asiatische Bank, 1907 "Peking" Branch High Grade Rarity. 5 Taels, P-S280r S/M#T101-11b, Remainder Banknote. $17,000 to $22,000
    <b>Archives International, May 23:</b> Deutsch-Asiatische Bank, 1907, "Tsingtau" Branch Issue Rarity. $1, P-1a S/M#T101-40, Issued banknote. $8,000 to $16,000
    <b>Archives International Auctions: U.S., Chinese & Worldwide Banknotes, Scripophily & Coins. May 23, 2018</b>
    <b>Archives International, May 23:</b> Spanish American War - Three Per Cent Loan of 1898, $20 Bond. Issued and uncanceled. $6,000 to $10,000
    <b>Archives International, May 23:</b> Winnemucca, NV - $5 Ty. 1, The First NB of Winnemucca, Ch# 3575, Fr#1800-1. $3,000 to $5,000
    <b>Archives International, May 23:</b> National Banknote Assortment of Original 1st Charter, Plain Back and Date Back Issues. Lot of 6 notes, Includes Pennsylvania Nationals, First National Bank of Selins Grove, 1865, $1… $3,200 to $4,400
    <b>Archives International Auctions: U.S., Chinese & Worldwide Banknotes, Scripophily & Coins. May 23, 2018</b>
    <b>Archives International, May 23:</b> People's Bank of China, 1950 Issue Banknote. 50,000 Yuan, P-855 KYJ-C157a S/M#C282-, Issued banknote. $7,000 to $12,500
    <b>Archives International, May 23:</b> Pei-Yang Tientsin Bank, ND (ca.1910) Remainder Banknote. $3, P-S2527 S/M#P35-11. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Archives International, May 23:</b> Palestine Foundation Fund - Keren Hayesod Specimen Sacrifice Bond 1922. $1,000, Specimen Bond, "For the Up building of Palestine as a Homeland for the Jewish People". $1,500 to $2,500
  • <b>Sotheby’s Books & Manuscripts<br>Marcel Proust – Collection Marie-Claude Mante<br>Auction Paris 24 May 2018</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, May 24:</b> Marc Chagall. <i>Daphnis & Chloé</i>. Paris, Tériade, 1961. 42 original lithographs. One of the 10 copies for the collaborators. 80,000-120,000 €
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, May 24:</b> [Marcel Proust] — Gaston Gallimard. Very important letters to Marcel Proust. 1912-1922. 100,000-150,000 €
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, May 24:</b> JESUITS. <i>Relation de ce qui s’est passé en la Nouvelle France en 1635</i> […] 1672. Period calf binding. Very rare set of letters about life in the French territories among warring Indian tribes. 12,000-18,000 €
    <b>Sotheby’s Books & Manuscripts<br>Marcel Proust – Collection Marie-Claude Mante<br>Auction Paris 24 May 2018</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, May 24:</b> Gustave Flaubert. <i>Madame Bovary</i>. Paris, Michel Lévy Frères, 1857. One of the few deluxe copies, with inscription to Adolphe Gaïffe and a letter. 30,000-50,000 €
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, May 24:</b> A. von Humboldt. <i>Essai politique sur le Royaume de la Nouvelle Espagne.</i> Paris, 1811. Period binding. Complete with the large California/Mexico map. 10,000-15,000 €
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, May 24:</b> [Affaire Dreyfus] — Georges Clemenceau. <i>Démosthène</i>. Paris, Plon-Nourrit et Cie, 1926. Exceptional copy with an inscription to Mathieu Dreyfus, Alfred Dreyfus’ brother. 8,000-<br>12,000 €
    <b>Sotheby’s Books & Manuscripts<br>Marcel Proust – Collection Marie-Claude Mante<br>Auction Paris 24 May 2018</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, May 24:</b> Guillaume Apollinaire. <i>Les trois Don Juan</i>. 1914. Unpublished inscription to Madeleine Pagès and 2 original drawings. 25,000-35,000 €
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, May 24:</b> Marcel Duchamp. <i>L.H.O.O.Q. shaved</i>. [New York, 1965]. One of the 100 deluxe signed copies. With an autographed envelope. 15,000-20,000 €
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, May 24:</b> Francis Bacon — Michel Leiris. <i>Miroir de la tauromachie</i>. [Paris], Daniel Lelong, [1990]. With 4 signed lithographs. 40,000-60,000 €
    <b>Sotheby’s Books & Manuscripts<br>Marcel Proust – Collection Marie-Claude Mante<br>Auction Paris 24 May 2018</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, May 24:</b> Gilbert & George. <i>The Red Sculpture Album</i>. [Londres, Gilbert & George], 1975. One of the 100 existing copies, signed by both of the artists, comprised of 11 original photographs. 10,000-15,000 €
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, May 24:</b> Pablo Picasso — Honoré de Balzac. <i>Chef-d’œuvre inconnu</i>. Paris, Ambroise Vollard, 1931. One of the 65 deluxe copies on Japan paper, with an extra suite of the etchings. 35,000-<br>45,000 €
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, May 24:</b> Marcel Proust. <i>Les Sources sur Loir</i>. Ca 1907-1908. Handwritten manuscript. Rough draft of one of the more beautiful passages of Swann’s Way. 30,000-50,000 €

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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>Arenberg Auctions: May 25 and<br>May 26, 2018</b>
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, May 25 & 26:</b> VAN ORLEY, Richard. "Les avantures de Telemaque fils d'Ulÿsse &c." Set of 86 superb ink drawings. 45,000 to 60,000 €
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, May 25 & 26:</b> Gojôraku Tôkaidô [or] Tôkaidô meisho fukei. Processional Tôkaido drawn by Prof. Moro, coloured prints in one set of 100 sheets]. 15,000 to 18,000 €
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, May 25 & 26:</b> DURAS, Marguerite. <i>Moderato cantabile.</i> Original lithographs by André Minaux. 22 lithographs. 4,000 to 4,500 €
    <b>Arenberg Auctions: May 25 and<br>May 26, 2018</b>
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, May 25 & 26:</b> ADAMS, Georges. A pair of 18-inch English globes. [London], s.n., [1766]. ORIGINAL GLOBES by Georges Adams dedicated to King George III. 9,000 to 12,000 €
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, May 25 & 26:</b> BLAEU, Joan. <i>[Atlas maior, sive cosmographia blaviana, qua solum, salum, coelum, accuratissime describuntur]. Geographia, quae est cosmographiae Blaviana pars prima [...].</i> 250,000 to 350,000 €
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, May 25 & 26:</b> VAN DER MEULEN, Adam Frans. <i>[Vues, marches, entrées, passages et autres sujets servant à l'histoire de Louis XIV].</i> 35,000 to 50,000 €
    <b>Arenberg Auctions: May 25 and<br>May 26, 2018</b>
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, May 25 & 26:</b> GALILEI, Galileo. <i>Galileo a Madama Cristina di Lorena</i> (1615). Precious copy of one of the most famous and popular miniature books. 2,500 to 3,000 €
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, May 25 & 26:</b> Biblia Vulgata. Latin. [France, last quarter 13th c.] 8,000 to 12,000 €
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, May 25 & 26:</b> Horae. Use of Rome. Latin (and a few French rubrics). [Hainaut (Mons or Valenciennes), c. 1490]. 40,000 to 50,000 €
    <b>Arenberg Auctions: May 25 and<br>May 26, 2018</b>
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, May 25 & 26:</b> GARSIAS, Paulus. <i>[Determinationes magistrales contra conclusions Joannis Pici Mirandulae].</i> (Rome, E. Silber, 15 October 1489). 12,000 to 15,000 €
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, May 25 & 26:</b> LORRIS, Guillaume de; MEUNG, Jean de. <i>Le rommant de la Rose nouuellement reueu et corrige oultre les precedentes impressions</i> [ed. Guillaume Michel]. 3,000 to 4,000 €
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, May 25 & 26:</b> LA FONTAINE, Jean de. <i>Fables choisies, mises en vers.</i> Paris, Desaint & Saillant, Durand. De l'imprimerie de Charles-Antoine Jombert, 1755<br> [- 1759]. 10,000 to 12,000 €
  • <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg: Rare Books Auction on May 28th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> Book of Hours. Workshop Vrelant, around 1460-70. Est: € 30,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> J. J. Marinoni, <i>De Astronomica specula,</i> 1745. Est: € 12,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> C. S. Lewis, <i>The Chronicles of Narnia,</i> 1950-56. Est: € 7,500
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg: Rare Books Auction on May 28th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> G. W. Knorr, <i>Regnum florae,</i> 1750. Est:<br>€ 15,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> A. M. S. Boethius, <i>De philosophico consolatu,</i> 1501. Est: € 8,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> J. Joyce, <i>Ulysses,</i> 1922. Est: € 5,000
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg: Rare Books Auction on May 28th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> Ornaments by H. Vogeler, 1900. Est:<br>€ 4,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> <i>Biblia Germanica,</i> 1490. Est: € 15,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> F. M. Regenfuss, <i>Auserlesne Schnecken und Muscheln,</i> 1758. Est: € 18,000
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg: Rare Books Auction on May 28th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> Einband Henry van de Velde, 1929. Est: € 4,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> <i>Hortus Sanitatis,</i> 1517. Est: € 12,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 28:</b> R. Crevel and J. Miró, 1957. Est: € 3,500
  • <b>Christie’s 29 May:</b> MARE-BONNARD. Les Pastorales de Longus, or Daphnis et Chloé. Paris, 1902. Exceptional copy with a magnificent binding by André Mare. €50,000 to €70,000
    <b>Christie’s 29 May:</b> REDOUTE – L’HERITIER. Stirpes novae, illustratae iconibus. Paris [1784-1791]. Great paper copy with additional color touches on several plates. €10,000 to €15,000
    <b>Christie’s 29 May:</b> TOULOUSE-LAUTREC – IBELS – MONTORGUEIL. Le Café -Concert. Paris, [1893]. Famous Belle Epoque illustrations by Toulouse-Lautrec and Ibels. €5,000 to €7,000
    <b>Christie’s 29 May:</b> MANET – MALLARME – POE. Le Corbeau. The Raven. Paris, 1875. First edition of Mallarmé’s translation. Inscribed by Manet and Mallarmé to Gambetta. €60,000 to €80,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b> Charles Addams, <i>Penguin Convention,</i> watercolor, cover for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1977. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b> Ludwig Bemelmans, <i>Agreed! No whiskey anywhere is more deluxe than Walker's DeLuxe,</i> pen, ink & watercolor, 1957. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b> Charles Schulz, <i>Do you like Beethoven?,</i> pen & ink, 9-panel <i>Peanuts</i> comic, 1970. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b> Russell Tandy, <i>The Secret in the Old Attic,</i> watercolor & gouache, cover for <i>Nancy Drew,</i> 1944. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b> Arthur Rackham, <i>Danaë & the Infant Perseus,</i> watercolor, ink & wash, for Hawthorne's <i>A Wonder Book,</i> 1922. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b> Tom Lovell, <i>I believe in magic too,</i> oil on canvas, published in <i>Woman's Home Companion,</i> 1947. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b> Enoch Bolles, <i>With Love...,</i> watercolor & gouache, cover for <i>Wow!</i> magazine, 1931. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b><br>Rick Meyerowitz & Maira Kalman, <i>New Yorkistan,</i> pen, ink & watercolor sketch for a <i>New Yorker cover,</i> 2001. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b> Jessie Willcox Smith, <i>Touching,</i> watercolor for <i>The Five Senses</i> by Angela M. Keyes, 1911. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b> Edward Gorey, <i>ABA 75,</i> watercolor & ink, cover for <i>Publisher's Weekly,</i> 1975. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b> Aubrey Beardsley, <i>Shelter,</i> pen & ink, for <i>Bon-Mots,</i> 1892. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 5:</b> Tedd Arnold, <i>I think it was three days ago...,</i> colored pencil & watercolor, for <i>Parts,</i> 1996. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Charles Darwin on sexuality and the transmission of hereditary characteristics: Autograph Letter Signed to Lawson Tait. Down, 17 January [1877].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> MILTON, JOHN. <i>Paradise Lost. A Poem written in ten books.</i> London: 1667. A very rare example with the contemporary binding untouched and with a 1667 title page.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Hamilton secures the ratification of the Constitution: <i>The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, assembled at Poughkeespsie, on the 17th June, 1788.</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> The social contract “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains”: ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. <i>Principes du Droit Politique [Du Contract Social]</i>. Amsterdam: Michel Rey, 1762
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> “The first English textbook on geometrical land-measurement and surveying”: BENESE, RICHARD. <i>This Boke Sheweth the Maner of Measurynge All Maner of Lande…</i>
  • <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. May 31, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 31:</b> Simcoe (John Graves). Plan of the Province of Upper Canada with part of the Adjacent Countries, manuscript map… with numerous contemporary annotations. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 31:</b> Ramusio (Giovanni Battista). <i>Delle Navigationi et Viaggi,</i> 3 vol., mixed edition, 3 double-page engraved maps and 7 folding woodcut maps, Venice, Giunti, 1613. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 31:</b> Dickens (Charles). <i>A Christmas Carol,</i> first edition, first issue, Chapman & Hall, 1843. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. May 31, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 31:</b> Book of Hours. Hours of the Virgin [Use of Rome] in Latin, miniature illuminated manuscript on vellum with 6 full-page miniatures and 6 large initials with borders, Flanders, [2nd quarter of 15th century]. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 31:</b> G.K. Chesterton archive. Collection of poems, drawings, letters and cards sent to Enid Simon, 1920s. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 31:</b> Pasternak (Boris). <i>Doktor Zhivago</i> original typescript, 2 vol., with manuscript corrections and insertions by the author, the George Katkov copy, c.1956. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. May 31, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 31:</b> Tolkien (J.R.R.). <i>The Hobbit,</i> first edition, first impression, 1937. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 31:</b> Milton (John). <i>Paradise Lost & Paradise Regain'd,</i> 2 vol., one of 10 copies printed on vellum, Cresset Press, 1931. £8,000 to £12,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 31:</b> Electricity and the vacuum.- Guericke (Otto von). <i>Experimenta nova (ut vocantur) Magdeburgica de Vacuo Spatio,</i> first edition; bound with <i>Philosophia Universa de Microcosmo</i>. £12,000 to £16,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 31:</b> [The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia ...], vignette title and 42 plates from the deluxe subscriber's edition, 1842-1849 (43). £7,000 to £10,000