• <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 Andrew Wyeth, an archive of 43 unpublished letters.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
  • <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>Forum Auctions: Important Books & Manuscripts. May 24, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions May 24:</b> Columnis (Guido de). <i>Historia destructionis Troiae</i>, first edition, 1477-79.<br>Est. £30,000 - 40,000
    <b>Forum Auctions May 24:</b> Modus versificando. Extraordinary sammelband of 21 works collected by a German humanist, 1492-1519. Est. £40,000 - 60,000
    <b>Forum Auctions May 24:</b> Mary I & King Philip II. Letter signed to Lord Paget signed "Mary the Quene" and "Philipp R" and endorsed "By the King and the Quene", 1p., Westminster, 29th January 1555.<br>Est. £18,000 - 20,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Important Books & Manuscripts. May 24, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions May 24:</b> Pontanus (Ludovicus). <i>Singularia</i>, Lyon, 1517. Est. £4,000 - 6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions May 24:</b> Greene (Graham). <i>The Confidential Agent</i>, first edition, 1939. Est. £1,500 - 2,000
    <b>Forum Auctions May 24:</b> Dodgson (Rev. C.L.). <i>The Hunting of the the Snark</i>, presentation copy inscribed by the author, 1876. Est. £2,500 - 3,500
    <b>Forum Auctions: Important Books & Manuscripts. May 24, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions May 24:</b> Bacon (Sir Francis). <i>The Tvvoo Bookes of Francis Bacon</i>, first edition, 1605. Est. £1,000 - 1,500
    <b>Forum Auctions May 24:</b> Metcalf (John Henry). <i>Armorial Sketches</i>, manuscript 1850. Est. £2,000 - 3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions May 24:</b> Firdausi (Abu'l-Qasim). <i>Shahnama [The Book of Kings]</i>, with 20 minaitures, probably Kashmir, [late 18th/early 19th century]. Est. £2,000 - 3,000

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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>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>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>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>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