• <b>London, King Street: 27 May 2015</b>
    <b>CHRISTIE'S EXCEPTIONAL PRICES:</b> THE GUTENBERG BIBLE, MAINZ. Price realized: $5,390,000. Oct 1987, NY.
    <b>CHRISTIE'S EXCEPTIONAL PRICES:</b> LEONARDO DA VINCI, Codex Hammer. Price realized: $30,802,500. Nov 1994 NY
    <b>London, King Street: 27 May 2015</b>
    <b>CHRISTIE'S EXCEPTIONAL PRICES:</b> THE FORBES COLLECTION, Price realized: $40,900,000. Mar 2002, New York.
    <b>CHRISTIE'S EXCEPTIONAL PRICES:</b> ANDRE FRANQUIN, SPIROU ET FANTASIO. Price realized: €157,500. Apr 2014, Paris, France.
    <b>London, King Street: 27 May 2015</b>
    <b>CHRISTIE'S EXCEPTIONAL PRICES:</b> THE GREAT HOURS OF GALEAZZO MARIA SFORZA. Price realized: £1,217,250. Jul 2011, London.
    <b>CHRISTIE'S EXCEPTIONAL PRICES:</b> THE ROTHSCHILD PRAYERBOOK. A Book of Hours, use of Rome, in Latin. Price realized: $13,605,000.
  • <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> THE <br>QUILL. <i>A Magazine of Greenwich Village</i>. 30 issues, 1918-1925 Estimate: $1,000-2,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> VIEW:<br>The Modern Magazine. Marcel Duchamp number. March, 1945. Estimate: 400-600
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> Ortelius, Abraham. Maris Pacifici. [Antwerp], 1589.
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> Melville, Herman. <i>Moby Dick; or, The Whale</i>. New York, 1851. First American edition, first issue.
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Fine Books and Manuscripts, May 7, 2015.</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan. <i>Works </i>. Garden City, 1930. 24 vols. Signed. 
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> Pockocke, Richard. <i>A Description of the East,</i> and Some Other Countries.London, 1743-1745. First edition.
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> Audubon, John James, after. <i>American Elk - Apiti Deer, Cervus Canadensus</i>, plate LXII, no. 13.
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix. Autographed letter signed, July 20, 1832. To Aloys Fuchs.
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Fine Books and Manuscripts, May 7, 2015.</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> Lee, Robert E. Autographed letter signed, to Ulysses S. Grant. February 21, 1865.
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> Campbell, Colin. <i>Vitruvius Britannicus</i>. London, 1715-125, 1767, 1771. 5 vols. First edition
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> Lincoln, Abraham. Autographed letter signed, 1p., to Judge W.A. Minshall. September 6, 1849.
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> A Century <br>of Progress International Exposition. Chicago, 1933-1934. Chicago,<br>(c. 1934). Mayor Cermak copy.).
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> The Nonesuch Dickens. Bloomsbury, 1937-1938. 22 volumes, limited.
  • <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> Latest catalogue: 50 Fine Books 2015
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> M. Catesby,<br>The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands (London, 1729-77).
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility (London, 1811). First edition of the Austen’s first published novel.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> Koronatsionniy sbornik [Album of Nicholas II's coronation] (St. Petersburg, 1899): preferred deluxe version in Russian.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> A complete set of John Gould's magnificent bird books in attractive contemporary bindings (1831-88).
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> Andy Warhol, Bald Eagle from Endangered Species. Screenprint in colours, 1983, signed in pencil.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> Sir Ernest Shackleton, South: The story of Shackleton’s last expedition 1914-1917 (London, 1919).
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> J.J. Audubon, The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America (NY, 1845-54): The largest successful colour plate book of 19th-century America.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> Geoffrey Chaucer, The Works (Kelmscott Press, 1896). One of the finest illustrated books ever produced.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> Lev Tolstoy, Anna Karenina (Moscow, 1879):<br>first edition in book form of the celebrated novel.
  • <b>Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books: </b> Selection of Manuscripts
    <b>Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books: </b> Selection of Miniatures
    <b>Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books: </b> Selection of Early Printed Books
    <b>Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books: </b> Book of Hours, illuminated by the Jason Master, Haarlem, c. 1475-80
    <b>Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books: </b> Book of Hours, illuminated by the Boucicaut Master, Paris, c. 1415
    <b>Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books: </b> Book of Hours, illuminated by the Rohan Master, probably Troyes, c. 1415-20
    <b>Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books: </b> Julius Caesar, De bello Gallico, manuscript on vellum, Milan, c. 1450-75
    <b>Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books: </b> Biblia Latina, Paris, 1476-77, first edition of the Vulgate printed in France
    <b>Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books: </b> Ludolph of Saxony, Vie du Christ, illuminated by the Master of the Chronique Scandaleuse, 1506-08
    <b>Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books: </b><br>King David, miniature on vellum, Bologna, c. 1470
    <b>Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books: </b> Christ calling St. Peter, miniature on vellum, by Pellegrino di Mariano Rossini, Siena, 1471
    <b>Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books: </b> Presentation in Temple, miniature on vellum, Nuremberg, c. 1490-1500
    <b>Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books: </b> Bible, illuminated in the <i>primo stile</i>, Bologna, c. 1250-70
    <b>Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books: </b> Valturio, De re militari, Verona 1483, first edition in Italian
    <b>Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books: </b> Celestial vision at Constantinople, single-leaf woodcut, Nuremberg,<br>c. 1490-91

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No Sale Number Auction House Sale Name Date of Auction Archived Date Total Lots Lots Sold % Lots Sold CURR Exch. Rate Low Est. Lots Sold High Est. Lots Sold High Est. All Lots Total Sales Total Sales In $ % Total Sales / High Est.
1 #10413 Christies Travel, Science and Natural History April 23, 2015 April 25, 2015 64 38 59.38% GBP 1.51 119,900.00 192,300.00 318,500.00 216,126.00 326,350.26 67.86%
2 #3733 Christies Prints and Multiples April 23, 2015 April 25, 2015 282 228 80.85% USD 1.0 5,517,500.00 8,155,500.00 9,887,500.00 8,346,875.00 8,346,875.00 84.42%
3 #1515 Freemans Books, Maps and Manuscripts April 23, 2015 April 25, 2015 575 520 90.43% USD 1.0 246,620.00 391,570.00 477,050.00 431,915.00 431,915.00 90.54%
4 #201517 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 4/16 April 23, 2015 April 25, 2015 361 294 81.44% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 32,940.00 32,940.00
5 #1303 Tooveys Prints April 22, 2015 April 23, 2015 55 42 76.36% GBP 1.51 1,965.00 3,105.00 4,265.00 4,021.00 6,031.50 94.28%
6 #10554 Christies Prints and Multiples April 22, 2015 April 23, 2015 305 213 69.84% GBP 1.51 438,800.00 654,600.00 963,800.00 735,256.00 1,095,531.44 76.29%
7 #33439 Ader Judaica April 22, 2015 April 23, 2015 36 33 91.67% EUR 1.09 34,200.00 51,730.00 53,630.00 98,725.00 105,635.75 184.09%
8 #1304 Tooveys Antiquarian and Collectors Books April 21, 2015 April 23, 2015 316 265 83.86% GBP 1.51 23,180.00 36,870.00 48,385.00 46,736.00 70,104.00 96.59%
9 #42115 Paige Auction Magic of Collection - Prints, Ephemera April 21, 2015 April 23, 2015 87 76 87.36% USD 1.0 5,150.00 12,875.00 14,675.00 5,382.00 5,382.00 36.67%
10 #22259 Bonhams Prints and Multiples April 21, 2015 April 23, 2015 255 199 78.04% USD 1.0 1,333,700.00 1,909,000.00 2,382,000.00 2,021,687.00 2,021,687.00 84.87%
11 #22386 Bonhams Space History April 21, 2015 April 23, 2015 145 67 46.21% USD 1.0 165,300.00 242,600.00 702,200.00 184,759.00 184,759.00 26.31%
12 #1517b Bruun Rasmussen Modern and Contemporary Prints April 21, 2015 April 23, 2015 102 85 83.33% EUR 1.09 33,392.00 35,787.00 44,677.00 39,198.75 41,942.73 87.74%
13 #408 Cowans Auctions American History - Online bidstart 4/9 April 20, 2015 April 23, 2015 290 250 86.21% USD 1.0 67,480.00 105,350.00 136,100.00 84,060.00 84,060.00 61.76%
14 #n09333 Sothebys Sotheby's Designer Showhouse April 20, 2015 April 23, 2015 52 28 53.85% USD 1.0 255,000.00 386,500.00 716,200.00 358,375.00 358,375.00 50.04%
15 #1517a Bruun Rasmussen Old Master Prints April 20, 2015 April 23, 2015 9 7 77.78% EUR 1.09 2,410.00 2,670.00 3,205.00 2,558.75 2,737.86 79.84%
16 #121516 Heritage Auctions Comics - Internet bidstart 4/12 April 19, 2015 April 22, 2015 711 708 99.58% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 152,041.25 152,041.25
17 #161516 Heritage Auctions Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 4/12 April 19, 2015 April 22, 2015 482 471 97.72% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 37,029.50 37,029.50
18 #41915 Neal Auction Company Spring Estates Auction Day 3 April 19, 2015 April 23, 2015 53 32 60.38% USD 1.0 21,750.00 33,800.00 44,950.00 28,211.74 28,211.74 62.76%
19 #7134 Heritage Auctions Entertainment and Music Auction April 18, 2015 April 22, 2015 592 450 76.01% USD 1.0 536,112.00 791,868.00 1,075,428.00 824,418.25 824,418.25 76.66%
20 #41815 Aspire Auctions Printed Art - Internet bidstart 4/10 April 18, 2015 April 23, 2015 35 35 100.00% USD 1.0 18,300.00 33,150.00 33,150.00 23,097.75 23,097.75 69.68%
21 #383 Alaska Auction April 18th Auction - Prints, Ephemera April 18, 2015 April 23, 2015 24 24 100.00% USD 1.0 525.00 525.00 525.00 7,262.25 7,262.25 1383.29%
22 #69213 Arader Galleries Age of European and American Exploration April 18, 2015 April 23, 2015 248 216 87.10% USD 1.0 1,995,500.00 2,637,160.00 3,075,960.00 2,426,982.00 2,426,982.00 78.90%
23 #41815 Neal Auction Company Spring Estates Auction Day 2 April 18, 2015 April 23, 2015 31 22 70.97% USD 1.0 11,100.00 16,500.00 24,100.00 22,988.25 30,060.25 95.39%
24 #41715 Neal Auction Company Spring Estates Auction Day 1 April 17, 2015 April 23, 2015 9 6 66.67% USD 1.0 4,400.00 6,500.00 8,450.00 6,238.00 6,238.00 73.82%
25 #25801 ALDE LIBRARY OF AMADEO DELAUNET Y ESNAOLA I April 17, 2015 April 25, 2015 363 258 71.07% EUR 1.09 130,600.00 172,620.00 246,220.00 262,592.80 283,600.27 106.65%
26 #22743 Beaussant Lefevre Works of Art - Prints April 17, 2015 April 23, 2015 7 6 85.71% EUR 1.09 2,100.00 2,700.00 2,800.00 5,000.00 5,350.01 178.57%
27 #450 RR Auction Fine Autographs and Artifacts - bidstart 3/22 April 15, 2015 April 23, 2015 970 568 58.56% USD 1.0 495,100.00 702,500.00 1,840,000.00 696,779.85 696,779.85 37.87%
28 #105a Galerie Bassenge Geography April 15, 2015 April 25, 2015 366 205 56.01% EUR 1.09 159,675.00 159,675.00 254,975.00 173,928.00 187,842.24 68.21%
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries: Printed & Manuscript Americana. April 14th.</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Adriaan<br>M. de Groot, <i>Portrait of Theodore Roosevelt at His Desk</i>, oil on canvas, 1925. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <br><i>History of the Expedition Under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark</i>, first edition, Philadelphia, 1814. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b><br>Archive of Albert Bumstead's correspondence and photographs relating to Hiram Bingham's Machu Picchu expeditions, 1912-31. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Printed & Manuscript Americana. April 14th.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Archive of architectural photographs from the firm of O'Connor & Kilham, 1957-66. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b><br>Hank G. Smith, Californy, volume<br>of 15 pencil sketches, circa 1875. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alcoholics Anonymous, first edition, New York, 1939. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Printed & Manuscript Americana. April 14th.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>The Book of Mormon</i>, first edition, New York, 1830. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b><br>Mexican manuscript of inquisition proceedings against a man with a demon tattoo, 1617. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Pictorial portfolio by Louis Lo Monaco of the March on Washington, August 28, 1963. $5,000 to $7,500.
  • <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> TURING, ALAN MATHISON. 1912-1954. Composition notebook. Refer to department for estimate.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> ENIGMA MACHINE. A Rare 3-rotor German Enigma I Enciphering Machine (aka Heeres Enigma). Est $140,000-180,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> BIBLE IN ENGLISH—1611. The Holy Bible, Conteyning the Old Testament, and the New... Est $100,000-200,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> DECLARATION<br>OF INDEPENDENCE. The Providence Gazette; And Country Journal. <br>Est $80,000-120,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> BOWIE, JAMES. 1796-1836. Document Signed "James Bowie". Est $50,000-70,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> KING, AUGUSTA ADA, COUNTESS OF LOVELACE. 1815-1852. Autograph letter signed "A.A. Lovelace". Est $25,000-35,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> MELVILLE, HERMAN. 1819-1891. Moby-Dick. <i>Doors Vocalist Jim Morrison's Copy.</i><br>Est $25,000-35,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> VANCOUVER, GEORGE. 1757-1798. A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean. Est $20,000-30,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> [KING, AUGUSTA ADA, COUNTESS OF LOVELACE. 1815-1852.] Est. $18,000-20,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> CIVIL WAR<br>THE FIRST SECESSION BROADSIDE. Charleston Mercury Extra.<br>Est $15,000-20,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> BILL OF RIGHTS. Gazette of the United States.<br>Est $12,000-18,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> GEISEL, THEODOR SEUSS. 1904-1991. Original painted clay sculpture, Mulberry Street Unicorn. Est $30,000-50,000.
  • <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Mark Twain, Tom Sawyer. Scarce first UK edition (and true first) in the original cloth.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> J. D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye. An iconic work of American literature.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Goethe, Faust: Ein Fragment. Rare first publication of Goethe’s masterpiece.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> J. R. R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings. First editions of Tolkien’s epic fantasy trilogy.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Tennessee Williams, A Streetcar Named Desire. Highspot of American theater.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility. Austen’s first published book.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Arthur Miller, Death of a Salesman. A lovely copy, signed by the author.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Jean de La Fontaine, Fables choisies. A tall paper copy of the famous Oudry edition.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> John Milton, Paradise Lost. First illustrated edition of Milton’s masterpiece of English literature.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Maurice Sendak, Where the Wild Things Are. Highspot of children’s illustrated books.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Arthur Conan Doyle, The Hound of the Baskervilles. Offered here in exceptional condition.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian. Most important work of American fiction from the 1980s.
  • <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Gold mining boomtown collection of 23 photos<br>of Goldfield, Nevada (1905)
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Columbus and New World Exploration manuscript (1512)
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> A. J. Russell.<br>The Great West (1869) 50 original mounted photos
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Isaac Newton. <i>Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica</i> (1687).
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Shakespeare's <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies</i> (1632).
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. John Rockefeller. Ambrotype, the earliest known photograph of Rockefeller.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Muybridge, <i>Animal Locomotion</i> (1887) subscriber's copy.
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