• <b>Bloomsbury, July 8:</b> Lot 95. The Hours of the Cross, Use of Metz in Latin. Est. £40000–60000.
    <b>Bloomsbury, July 8:</b> Lot 86. The Mckell Medical Almanack, in German [Alsace, c .1445]. £60000–80000.
    <b>Bloomsbury, July 8:</b> Lot 87. Psalter for Dominican Use, in Latin and German. Est. £25000–35000.
    <b>Bloomsbury, July 8:</b> Lot 88. Sermon collection, in Latin, 220 leaves, Illuminated manuscript on parchment. Est. £15000–20000.
    <b>Bloomsbury: Western Manuscripts & Miniatures, 08 July 2015.</b>
    <b>Bloomsbury, July 8:</b> Lot 100. Book of Hours, Use of Rome, with numerous other devotional texts, in Latin and French. Est. £30000–50000.
    <b>Bloomsbury, July 8:</b> Lot 62. St. Denis holding his severed head, large miniature on a leaf from a Book of Hours, in Latin. Est. £4000–6000.
    <b>Bloomsbury, July 8:</b> Lot 54. The Annunciation to the Virgin, large miniature on a leaf from a Book of Hours. Est. £4000–6000.
    <b>Bloomsbury, July 8:</b> Lot 53.<br>A Physician with Two Amputees, miniature from an early copy of Bartholomaeus Anglicanus.<br>Est. £8000–12000.
    <b>Bloomsbury: Western Manuscripts & Miniatures, 08 July 2015.</b>
    <b>Bloomsbury, July 8:</b> Lot 10.<br>Isaiah, fragment of a leaf from a monumental Carolingian Bible, in Latin. Est. £15000–20000.
    <b>Bloomsbury, July 8:</b> Lot 14. The<br>relic list of Bishop Werinharius of Merseburg, from a Romanesque manuscript. Est. £8000–12000.
    <b>Bloomsbury, July 8:</b> Lot 8. Fragment from the earliest copy of St. Augustine. Est. £20000–30000.
    <b>Bloomsbury, July 8:</b> Lot 7. Latin text, most probably an official document, on papyrus. [Egypt or perhaps Italy, probably first century BC.-first century AD.] Est. £8000–12000.
  • <b>Brunk Auctions:</b> Lot 0110.<br>John James Audubon. <i>Made in the United States and Their Territories.</i> The Birds of America from Drawings. Est. $10,000-15,000
    <b>Brunk Auctions:</b> Lot 0116. Letter from John James Audubon to Robert Havell, His Engraver, signed "John J. Audubon", 1839. Est. $4,000-6,000.
    <b>Brunk Auctions:</b> Lot 0141. George Washington Revolutionary War, 1779 letter to Brigadier General James Clinton. Est. $20,000-30,000
    <b>Brunk Auctions:</b> Lot 0142.<br>Thomas Jefferson letter, 1802. One page letter written to his master carpenter, James Dinsmore.<br>Est. $15,000-25,000
    <b>Brunk Auctions:</b> Lot 0170. William Bligh's <i>A Narrative of the Mutiny on Board His Majesty's Ship Bounty</i>.<br>Est. 15,000-20,000
    <b>Brunk Auctions:</b> Lot 0181. <i>Georgia Scenes Characters, Incidents, Etc.</i>, by Augustus Baldwin Longstreet. <br>Est. $2,000-3,000
    <b>Brunk Auctions:</b> Lot 0190.<br>[Hariot’s Virginia] <i>Wunderbarliche</i> doch Warhafftige Erklärung. Est. $50,000-70,000.
    <b>Brunk Auctions:</b> Lot 0200. FDR’s copy of <i>The American Traveller; or Guide to the United States</i> by H. S. Tanner, 1837, with Franklin D. Roosevelt's ownership signature. Est. $500-800
    <b>Brunk Auctions:</b> Lot 0205. Fine Pair English Globes John & William Cary London, 1800. Est. $15,000-25,000
    <b>Brunk Auctions:</b> Lot 0220. Maris Pacicici [quod vulgo Mar del] by Abrahamus Ortelius, Antwerp, 1589. Est. $3,000-5,000
    <b>Brunk Auctions:</b> Lot 0263. Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell [signed]. Est. $2,000-4,000
    <b>Brunk Auctions:</b> Lot One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey. First Edition, signed. Est. $2,000-4,000
  • <b>Christie's London, 15 July 2015. Valuable Books and Manuscripts including Cartography.</b>
    <b>Christie's London, 15 July:</b> Lot 1.<br>THE RESURRECTION, large historiated initial on a leaf from an Illuminated Manuscript on Vellum.<br>£40,000-£60,000.
    <b>Christie's London, 15 July:</b> Lot 2. RAYMOND OF PENYAFORT (1175-1275), <i>Quia tractare intendimus</i>, with Tables of Consanquinity and Affinity. £30,000-£50,000.
    <b>Christie's London, 15 July:</b> Lot 6. The Lamb in the Mist of the Elders, and the Opening of the Book, two miniatures. £40,000-£60,000.
    <b>Christie's London, 15 July:</b> Lot 7. <br>The Prophet Nahum and A Man Playing an Organ, two historiated initials on a leaf of a Bible in Latin.<br>£50,000-£80,000.
    <b>Christie's London, 15 July 2015. Valuable Books and Manuscripts including Cartography.</b>
    <b>Christie's London, 15 July:</b> Lot 20. The <i>'Gospels of Queen Theutberga'</i> in Latin, Illuminated Manuscript on Vellum. £1,000,000-£1,500,000.
    <b>Christie's London, 15 July:</b> Lot 26. <i>Book of Hours</i>, use of Metz, in Latin and French, Illuminated Manuscript on Vellum. £80,000-£120,000.
    <b>Christie's London, 15 July:</b> Lot 51. SHEPARD, E. H. (1879-1976) and<br>A. A. MILNE (1882-1956). <i>Vespers</i>. £30,000-£50,000.
    <b>Christie's London, 15 July:</b> Lot 83. DANTE ALIGHIERI (1265-1321). <i>La Commedia</i>. Commentary by Cristoforo Landino. £40,000-£60,000.
    <b>Christie's London, 15 July 2015. Valuable Books and Manuscripts including Cartography.</b>
    <b>Christie's London, 15 July:</b> Lot 106. FRITH, Francis (1822-1898). <i>Egypt, Sinai, and Jerusalem: Series of Twenty Photo ...</i> £80,000-£120,000.
    <b>Christie's London, 15 July:</b> Lot 114. MAN RAY (1890-1976). An album of gelatin silver prints, c.1920-c.1930. £60,000-£90,000.
    <b>Christie's London, 15 July:</b> Lot 150. MERIAN, Maria Sibylla (1647-1717). <i>Neues Blumenbuch</i>. Nuremberg: Johann Andreas Graff, 1680. £200,000-£300,000.
    <b>Christie's London, 15 July:</b> Lot 157. WEINMANN, Johann Wilhelm (1683-1741). <i>Phytanthoza iconographia; sive Conspectus aliquot millium ...</i> £70,000-£100,000.
  • <b>Sotheby's London July 14: English Literature, History, Children's Books & Illustrations.</b>
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b> ENGLISH CIVIL WAR. A collection of 23 phamplets. £4,000-£6,000.
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b> CARROLL, LEWIS. Complete set of five watercolour drawnings for 'Songs from Alice in Wonderland'. £5,000-£7,000.
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b> BONAPARTE, NAPOLEON. Lock of <br>his hair mounted on paper. <br> £5,000-£7,000.
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. <i>The Decent of Man</i>, Inscribed by Darwin for his daughter. £20,000-£30,000.
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14: English Literature, History, Children's Books & Illustrations.</b>
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b> [FLEMING, Alexander]. Presentation sample of the mould that produces penicillin. £7,000-£10,000.
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b> GRAHAME, Kenneth--Wolfendale, Timothy. <i>The Wind in the Willows</i>. £7,000-£9,000.
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b> BIBLE. NEW TESTAMENT. English, Tyndale's Version. £25,000-£35,000.
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b><br>Byron, George Gordon Noel, Lord. Autographed Letter Signed, to Earl of Blessington. £10,000-£15,000.
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14: English Literature, History, Children's Books & Illustrations.</b>
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b> [BRONTE, Charlotte]. 2 watercolours of the flowers attributed to Charlotte Bronte. C.1839. £4,000-£6,000.
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b> CRUIKSHANK, George. Album of letters, watercolours, sketches... £6,000-£8,000.
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b> WORDSWORTH, William. Catalogue of the varied and valuable Historical Poetical. £6,000-£7,500.
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b> BEARDSLEY, Aubrey--MALORY, Sir Thomas. Le Morte Darthur. <i>Dent</i>, 1893-94. £25,000-£30,000.

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1 #121526 Heritage Auctions Comics - Internet bidstart 6/21 June 28, 2015 June 29, 2015 856 854 99.77% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 190,411.95 190,411.95
2 #161526 Heritage Auctions Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 6/21 June 28, 2015 June 29, 2015 484 470 97.11% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 40,230.39 40,230.39
3 #6132 Heritage Auctions Merrill C. Berman Collection Part II Americana & Political June 27, 2015 June 29, 2015 356 341 95.79% USD 1.0 192,574.40 288,861.60 300,861.60 541,177.50 541,177.50 179.88%
4 #34365 Ader Books June 26, 2015 June 29, 2015 272 162 59.56% EUR 1.12 85,560.00 113,250.00 190,520.00 150,390.00 166,932.90 78.94%
5 #22723 Bonhams THE GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED SALE June 26, 2015 June 27, 2015 87 62 71.26% GBP 1.57 42,300.00 55,800.00 82,400.00 80,453.00 126,311.21 97.64%
6 #277 Charlton Hall International Sale June 26, 2015 June 29, 2015 119 106 89.08% USD 1.0 42,150.00 69,625.00 81,075.00 86,730.00 86,730.00 106.98%
7 #pf1503 Sothebys Books and Manuscripts June 25, 2015 June 26, 2015 227 179 78.85% EUR 1.12 696,100.00 991,500.00 1,208,900.00 1,287,465.00 1,441,960.80 106.50%
8 #563 PBA Galleries Fine Literature. Wayne Martin Collection June 25, 2015 June 27, 2015 484 333 68.80% USD 1.0 172,820.00 263,190.00 335,410.00 181,506.00 181,506.00 54.11%
9 #266 Auctionata Contemporary Prints and Photography June 25, 2015 June 26, 2015 104 54 51.92% EUR 1.12 95,410.00 124,033.00 190,983.00 162,840.00 182,380.80 85.26%
10 #34002 Audap and Mirabaud Books June 25, 2015 June 26, 2015 144 119 82.64% EUR 1.12 82,590.00 99,290.00 118,740.00 124,740.00 139,708.80 105.05%
11 #22414 Bonhams Fine Maritime Paintings and Decorative Arts: Prints, Maps, Globes June 25, 2015 June 26, 2015 62 31 50.00% USD 1.0 31,500.00 46,550.00 141,750.00 31,687.00 31,687.00 22.35%
12 #65 Kestenbaum and Company Fine Judaica June 25, 2015 June 26, 2015 173 138 79.77% USD 1.0 596,200.00 879,000.00 1,065,800.00 1,661,545.50 1,661,545.50 155.90%
13 #827 Eldreds Fine and Decorative Arts - Prints June 25, 2015 June 26, 2015 68 58 85.29% USD 1.0 28,830.00 43,900.00 52,350.00 30,222.00 30,222.00 57.73%
14 #23455 Pierre Berge and Associes Autographs and Manuscripts June 25, 2015 June 26, 2015 415 347 83.61% EUR 1.12 185,880.00 237,780.00 275,030.00 359,339.60 402,460.30 130.65%
15 #36176 Bloomsbury Auctions Caricatures June 25, 2015 June 26, 2015 221 217 98.19% GBP 1.57 101,140.00 154,160.00 155,540.00 319,672.00 501,885.04 205.52%
16 #201526 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 6/18 June 25, 2015 June 26, 2015 210 183 87.14% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 16,418.75 16,418.75
17 #22444 Bonhams Entertainment Memorabilia June 24, 2015 June 26, 2015 289 166 57.44% GBP 1.57 159,350.00 225,900.00 404,800.00 261,136.00 409,983.52 64.51%
18 #22714 Bonhams Fine Books and Manuscripts June 24, 2015 June 26, 2015 342 296 86.55% GBP 1.57 1,049,000.00 1,555,700.00 1,804,900.00 2,015,576.00 3,164,454.32 111.67%
19 #264 Auctionata Prints and Photography of the Modernist Era June 24, 2015 June 26, 2015 80 62 77.50% EUR 1.12 86,920.00 112,996.00 130,221.00 140,961.00 157,876.32 108.25%
20 #21855 Pierre Berge and Associes Ancient and Modern Books June 24, 2015 June 26, 2015 94 63 67.02% EUR 1.12 81,300.00 107,200.00 271,500.00 163,704.80 183,349.37 60.30%
21 #62315 Bloomsbury Auctions Baldwin's Sale: Wellington, Napoleon and the Napoleonic Wars - Books and Manuscripts June 23, 2015 June 27, 2015 45 28 62.22% GBP 1.57 7,280.00 9,855.00 42,235.00 9,040.00 14,192.80 21.40%
22 #21271 Pierre Berge and Associes Judaica June 23, 2015 June 26, 2015 22 22 100.00% EUR 1.12 95,000.00 128,000.00 128,000.00 403,992.00 452,471.04 315.62%
23 #411 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Vintage Posters from the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, Online Only June 23, 2015 June 25, 2015 311 167 53.70% USD 1.0 45,950.00 77,400.00 144,850.00 49,304.00 49,304.00 34.04%
24 #62215 Dorotheum Art Photography June 22, 2015 June 24, 2015 229 117 51.09% EUR 1.12 105,490.00 142,550.00 371,410.00 168,520.00 190,427.60 45.37%
25 #2737 Artcurial Automobilia - Books and Prints June 22, 2015 June 24, 2015 45 25 55.56% EUR 1.12 56,150.00 81,750.00 101,400.00 112,599.00 127,236.87 111.04%
26 #2776 Artcurial Books and Manuscripts June 22, 2015 June 24, 2015 206 125 60.68% EUR 1.12 263,700.00 347,000.00 580,000.00 542,031.00 612,495.03 93.45%
27 #1526 Bruun Rasmussen Prints June 22, 2015 June 24, 2015 73 53 72.60% EUR 1.12 20,667.00 24,357.00 33,832.00 20,357.50 23,003.97 60.17%
28 #62115 National Book Auctions Books, Art and Ephemera - Craighead, Modern Firsts, Frontier June 21, 2015 June 23, 2015 429 429 100.00% USD 1.0 57,350.00 126,400.00 126,400.00 104,281.25 104,282.04 82.50%
29 #23414 Aguttes Automobilia - Books and Prints June 20, 2015 June 24, 2015 82 51 62.20% EUR 1.12 4,440.00 6,480.00 13,665.00 7,710.00 8,712.30 56.42%
30 #22685 Bonhams Summer Classic Sale - Automobilia June 20, 2015 June 23, 2015 94 69 73.40% GBP 1.57 21,250.00 29,500.00 41,010.00 24,169.00 38,428.71 58.93%
31 #2501 Ferraton Books and Prints June 20, 2015 June 25, 2015 643 520 80.87% EUR 1.12 48,165.00 70,690.00 90,925.00 109,493.75 122,633.00 120.42%
32 #31589 Vermot de Pas Comic Strips June 20, 2015 June 24, 2015 709 359 50.63% EUR 1.12 100,240.00 120,970.00 249,807.00 118,126.55 133,483.10 47.29%
33 #56b Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY - Day 2 June 20, 2015 June 26, 2015 497 122 24.55% EUR 1.12 39,210.00 50,269.00 210,920.00 55,500.00 62,160.00 26.31%
34 #382 James D Julia Auctioneers Advertising, Toy and Doll Auction June 19, 2015 June 23, 2015 36 33 91.67% USD 1.0 22,250.00 36,250.00 37,550.00 31,165.53 31,165.53 83.00%
35 #257 Auctionata Rare Prints and Portfolios from the Brusberg Gallery June 19, 2015 June 23, 2015 56 30 53.57% EUR 1.12 64,900.00 84,370.00 129,688.00 96,914.00 109,512.82 74.73%
36 #56a Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY - Day 1 June 19, 2015 June 26, 2015 266 65 24.44% EUR 1.12 157,500.00 157,500.00 827,220.00 191,037.50 213,962.00 23.09%
37 #453 RR Auction Fine Autographs & Artifacts - Internet bidstart 5/21 June 17, 2015 June 25, 2015 997 678 68.00% USD 1.0 576,900.00 831,500.00 1,472,800.00 957,538.39 957,538.39 65.01%
38 #61615 Jacksons Auction World Treasures: Important Russian, European, Asian & American Works - Important Americana June 16, 2015 June 25, 2015 40 37 92.50% USD 1.0 248,550.00 344,800.00 349,300.00 504,877.00 504,877.00 144.54%
39 #23279 Neret Minet and Tessier Asian Arts - Prints, Books June 15, 2015 June 24, 2015 32 21 65.63% EUR 1.12 6,080.00 7,850.00 14,650.00 25,209.20 28,486.39 172.08%
40 #61315 Rachel Davis Fine Arts Works on Paper and Books June 13, 2015 June 26, 2015 543 434 79.93% USD 1.0 117,700.00 189,700.00 271,150.00 136,042.20 136,042.20 50.17%
41 #60915 Adams Amsterdam Auctions Max Reneman - The Magical Provo, initiator of the 'Insect Sect' and the 'Expertology Lab' June 9, 2015 June 24, 2015 44 33 75.00% EUR 1.12 12,460.00 19,440.00 26,510.00 20,455.74 23,114.97 77.16%
42 #60915 Pandolfini Important Collection of Modern and Contemporary Prints June 9, 2015 June 25, 2015 108 79 73.15% EUR 1.12 308,180.00 308,180.00 387,790.00 513,924.00 575,594.88 132.53%
  • <b>Swann:</b> Benjamin Graham and David L. Dodd, <i>Security Analysis</i>, signed and inscribed first edition, New York, 1934. Price Realized: $23,750.
    <b>Swann:</b> Frederic Goudy, <i>Ecclesiates or the Preacher</i>, illuminated manuscript, circa 1890. Price Realized: $8,750,<br>an auction record.
    <b>Swann:</b> Hendrik Doncker, <i>De Zee-Atlas</i>, with 31 hand-colored maps, circa 1665. Price Realized: $125,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> <i>The Book of Mormon</i>, first edition, New York, 1830. Price Realized: $55,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Petrus Lombardus, <i>Sententiarum libri IV</i>, manuscript in Latin, Bohemia, dated 1463. Price Realized: $45,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Frederick Douglass, autograph letter signed, attesting<br>to the character of Harriet Tubman, October 1864. Price Realized: $40,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Egon Schiele, five-page Autograph Letter Signed, indignant at military interference in his art, October 1918. Price Realized: $33,800, an auction record.
    <b>Swann:</b> Large illuminated manuscript sheet with calligraphic and botanical borders, Ottoman Empire, early 19th century. Price Realized: $27,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> Evelyn Waugh, <i>Vile Bodies</i>, first edition, London, 1930. Price Realized: $18,750, an auction record.
    <b>Swann:</b> Diego Luis de San Vitores, first report by the first missionary to the Marianas Islands, Mexico, 1669. Price Realized: $46,800
  • <b>Bonhams London: Fine Books and Manuscripts, 24 June 2015</b>
    <b>Bonhams London June 24:</b> ENGELS (FRIEDRICH). Papers of Friedrich Engels as Corresponding Secretary. Est. $160,000-240,000.
    <b>Bonhams London June 24:</b> BRITISH ARCTIC EXPEDITION 1875-6. Illustrated autograph journal kept <br>by Commander Albert Hastings Markham. Est. $160,000-240,000.
    <b>Bonhams London June 24:</b> TURING (ALAN). Autograph letter signed ("Alan Turing"). Est. $63,000-94,000.
    <b>Bonhams London June 24:</b> MALLORY (GEORGE LEIGH). Series of thirty-four autograph letters and cards.<br>Est. $63,000-94,000.
    <b>Bonhams London June 24:</b> JOYCE (JAMES). <i>Ulysses</i>, First Edition, Number 282 OF 750 Copies. <br>Est. $94,000-130,000.
  • <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> Latest catalogue - The Russian Turmoil 1917-45: An Émigré perspective
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> S. Anichkova, Baroness Taube, [The Enigma of Lenin]. Prague, c. 1934.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> O. Kugusheva [Wolf Pack]. Berlin, 1940.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> B.M. Kuznetsov [To Please Stalin / 1945-1946]. Canada, 1968.
  • <b>Sotheby's Paris 25 June 2015:</b> Iliazd, Picasso, Giacometti, etc. Poésie de mots inconnus. 1949. Bound by P.-L. Martin. Est: € 30,000-40,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris 25 June 2015:</b> Aristophane. Comoediae. 1608. Folio. Contemporary red morocco. De Thou’s copy. Est: € 6,000-8,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris 25 June 2015:</b> Boccacio. Il Decamerone. 1757. Contemporary red morocco.<br>Est: € 4,000-6,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris 25 June 2015:</b> Hore beatissime virginis. Kerver, 1522. 44 woodcuts, 10 of each illuminated. Est: € 20,000-30,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris 25 June:</b> Molière. Œuvres 1666. Rare first collective edition. Bound by Chambolle-Duru. Est: € 12,000-18,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris 25 June 2015:</b> Borges. Cuaderno San Martín. First edition, with inscription and 2 autograph pieces. Est: € 6,000-8,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris 25 June 2015:</b> De Gaulle. Signed autograph letter. 1939, 12 p., about the WWII and Hitler. Est: € 20,000-25,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris 25 June 2015:</b> Bonnard. Daphnis et Chloé. 1902. On China paper, with suite in blue.<br>Est: € 25,000-35,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris 25 June 2015:</b><br>Dali. La Divine Comédie. One of 21 copies on Japan paper, with suite. Est: € 10,000-15,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris 25 June 2015:</b> Miro & Hirtz. Il était une petit pie. 1928. One of 20 copies on Japan paper.<br>Est: € 15,000-20,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris 25 June 2015:</b> Picasso & Level. Picasso. 1928. One of 120 first copies, with one lithograph on Japan paper.<br>Est: € 25,000-35,000
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