• <b>Fonsie Mealy: Rare Books, Literature, Manuscripts. December 5, 2017</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 5:</b> With Fine Contemporary Hand-Coloured Folding Maps Atlas: MOLL (Hermann). <i>The World Described</i>. 15,000 to 20,000 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 5:</b> The Holy Grail of Early Photographic Illustrated Irish Books: HEMPHILL (William Despard). <i>Stereoscopic Illustrations of Clonmel, and the Surrounding Country</i>… 7,000 to 10,000 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 5:</b> "The Nugent Manuscript Archive" including letters on 1798 rebellion In Co. 7,000 to 9,000 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy: Rare Books, Literature, Manuscripts. December 5, 2017</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 5:</b> The Greatest Irish Coloured Plate Book Original Coloured Copy: MALTON (James). <i>A Picturesque and Descriptive View of the City of Dublin Described</i>. 7,000 to 9,000 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 5:</b> BLAEU (Johannes). <i>Atlas Hibernia</i>, Amsterdam? c. 1662. 1,750 to <br>2,500 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 5:</b> Rare Limited Edition: YEATS (W.B.). Arion Press, San Francisco. <i>Poems of W.B. Yeats.</i> 1,700 to 2,200 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy: Rare Books, Literature, Manuscripts. December 5, 2017</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 5:</b> [YEATS, W.B.]. Cradle of Genius. Original drawing, pen-and-ink and wash. 1,500 to 2,500 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 5:</b> W.B. Yeats Meets James Bond? YEATS (W. B.). <i>Selected Poems, Lyrical and Narrative</i>. 1,400 to 1,600 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 5:</b> Rare Unauthorized U.S. Edition of <i>Ulysses</i>: JOYCE (James). <i>Ulysses</i> - [Two World Monthly, Vol. 1 (No. 1) - vol. 3 (no.3)]. 1,200 to 1,500 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy: Rare Books, Literature, Manuscripts. December 5, 2017</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 5:</b> With Original Holograph Passage by the Author: HEANEY (Seamus). <i>Door Into the Dark</i>. 1,000 to 1,500 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 5:</b> First American Edition: JOYCE (James). <i>Dubliners</i>, 8vo N. York (B.W. Huebsch) 1916. 600 to 800 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 5:</b> Rare American Photographs of Niagara Falls: ZYBACK (J.). Photographer, Niagara. Two large original photographs. 300 to 400 €
  • <b>Christie’s Paris, Nov. 28:</b> Seba, Albertus. <i>Locupletissimi rerum naturalium thesauri.</i> Amsterdam: J. Wetsten, 1734[-1769]. €350,000–550,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, Nov. 28:</b> Janssonius, Joannes. <i>Novus Atlas Absolutissimus</i>. Amsterdam: J Jansson, 1658 [after 1664]. €250,000–450,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, Nov. 28:</b> Goya, Francisco de. <i>[La Tauromaquia.] Treinta y tres estampas, que representan diferentes suertes y actitudes del arte de lidiar los Toros</i>. Madrid: [Rafael Esteve, 1816]. €150,000–250,000
    <b>Christie’s Online, Nov. 29 – Dec. 06:</b> Einstein, Albert. <i>On residual rays – and guilt about an old girlfriend</i>. Prague, 26 December 1911. US$10,000–15,000
    <b>Christie’s Online, Nov. 29 – Dec. 06:</b> Einstein, Albert. <i>‘What is logically simple is so difficult mathematically'</i>. Princeton, 16 August 1949. US$20,000–30,000
    <b>Christie’s New York, Dec. 5:</b> Yorktown Campaign manuscript map. ‘No 1 Carte générale de l’Isle de New York et des Environs...No 2. Reconnoissance Geometrique…’ n.p., c. 1781–1782. US$150,000–200,000
    <b>Christie’s New York, Dec. 5:</b> Le Hay, Jacques and Ferriol, Charles de (1637–1722). <i>Recueil de cent estampes représentant differentes nations du Levant</i>. Paris: Le Hay and Duchange, 1714. US$30,000–40,000
    <b>Christie’s New York, Dec. 7:</b> Cresswell, Samuel Gurney. <i>A Series of Eight Sketches … of the Voyage of the H.M.S. Investigator during the Discovery of the North-west Passage</i>. London: 1854. US$30,000–40,000.
    <b>Christie’s New York, Dec. 7:</b> Veer, Gerrit de. <i>Diarium nauticum seu vera descriptio trium navigationum admirandarum</i>. Amsterdam: Cornelius [Claesz], 1598. US$25,000–35,000
  • <b>Bonhams: History of Science and Technology. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 95. Turing. <i>Systems of Logic Based on Ordinals</i>. Offprint. London, 1939. Robin Gandy's Copy. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 98. Zernike, Fritz. The 1953 Nobel Prize for Physics: The Invention of the Phase-Contrast Microscope. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 111. Apple 1 Computer, operational, with exceptional provenance. $400,000 to $600,000
    <b>Bonhams: Voices of the 20th Century. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1074. Bruce, Lenny. An unreleased 16 mm film by "Count" Lewis DePasquale featuring Lenny Bruce. $7,000 to $10,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1254. Hirohito. Manuscript in Japanese, "The Emperor's Monologue," transcribed by Terasaki Hidenari. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1095. Goldman. Emma. Large archive of correspondence, much of it to Warren Starr Van Valkenburgh. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: History of Science and Technology. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 109. Wozniak and Jobs. The First Digital "Blue Box", Berkeley, 1972. $30,000 to $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 46. Newton, Isaac. <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica</i>. 1st issue. London, 1687. $300,000 to $500,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 49. Newton. Autograph Manuscript in English, a portion of a draft of Newton's study on revelation. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams: Voices of the 20th Century. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1027. Fitzgerald, F. Scott. The Great Gatsby. 1st edition, 1st issue. Scribners, 1925. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1042. Hemingway., Ernest. For Whom the Bell Tolls. Presentation copy, one of 15 copies. Scribners, 1940. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1215. A 48-star American Flag, flown from LCT-703, sunk on Omaha Beach, December 1944. $15,000 to $20,000
  • <b>ALDE - Modern Illustrated Books - Original Drawings. 22 November 2017</b>
    <b>ALDE, Nov. 22:</b> DEGAS (Edgar). Danseuses au repos. Charcoal drawing. 30,000€ to 40,000€
    <b>ALDE, Nov. 22:</b> ERNST (Max). Une Semaine de bonté ou Les Sept éléments capitaux. Deuxième cahier. L'Eau. 1934. With an original collage signed by Max Ernst. 15,000€ to 20,000€
    <b>ALDE, Nov. 22:</b> BALZAC (Honoré de). Le Chef-d’œuvre inconnu. 1931. Illustrated edition by Pablo Picasso of 12 original etchings. 20,000€ to 30,000€
    <b>ALDE, Nov. 22:</b> GIACOMETTI (Alberto). Paris sans fin. 1969. Last illustrated book of Giacometti. 15,000€ to 20,000€

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1 #24465 Bonhams TCM Presents... Out of this World! November 21, 2017 November 22, 2017 326 212 65.03% USD 1.0 381,750.00 559,750.00 911,150.00 568,959.00 568,959.00 62.44%
2 #456b Ketterer Kunst Doerling Rare Books - Day 2 November 21, 2017 November 22, 2017 385 211 54.81% EUR 1.17 437,200.00 437,200.00 756,900.00 567,528.00 664,007.76 74.98%
3 #141747 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Online bidstart 11/14 November 21, 2017 November 22, 2017 453 448 98.90% USD 1.0 72,659.00 103,356.00 104,036.00 67,386.60 67,386.60 64.77%
4 #24309 Bonhams TCM Presents ... Vintage Movie Posters Featuring the Ira Resnick Collection November 20, 2017 November 22, 2017 393 302 76.84% USD 1.0 532,850.00 791,850.00 1,105,950.00 854,352.00 854,352.00 77.25%
5 #1747 Bruun Rasmussen Prints November 20, 2017 November 22, 2017 70 54 77.14% EUR 1.17 20,520.00 24,540.00 31,425.00 25,682.50 30,048.61 81.73%
6 #456a Ketterer Kunst Doerling Rare Books - Day 1 November 20, 2017 November 22, 2017 107 83 77.57% EUR 1.17 424,000.00 424,000.00 760,900.00 749,871.00 877,349.07 98.55%
7 #7220 Heritage Auctions "Heroes of Sport" Catalog Auction November 19, 2017 November 22, 2017 58 56 96.55% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,867,262.50 2,867,262.50
8 #111917 Clars Auction Gallery Antiques, Asian and Fine Arts: Prints November 19, 2017 November 21, 2017 60 45 75.00% USD 1.0 70,300.00 112,700.00 163,800.00 86,387.50 86,387.50 52.74%
9 #103 The Antiquarian Book Rare Books - Internet bidstart 11/14 November 19, 2017 November 21, 2017 5 5 100.00% USD 1.0 1,200.00 1,550.00 1,550.00 1,900.00 1,900.00 122.58%
10 #121747 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 11/12 November 19, 2017 November 21, 2017 719 719 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 277,506.46 277,506.46
11 #16 Christian Hesse Auktionen Books, Autographs and Prints November 18, 2017 November 22, 2017 854 519 60.77% EUR 1.17 316,398.00 453,080.00 716,420.00 700,999.68 820,169.71 97.85%
12 #1017 Addison and Sarova Rare Books, Manuscripts and Ephemera November 18, 2017 November 22, 2017 242 211 87.19% USD 1.0 98,990.00 151,500.00 171,120.00 163,350.00 163,350.00 95.46%
13 #111817 Arader Galleries Fall 2017 Sale November 18, 2017 November 21, 2017 199 131 65.83% USD 1.0 690,625.00 980,011.00 1,787,361.00 829,407.35 829,407.35 46.40%
14 #111817 National Book Auctions Antique, Fraternal, History, etc. November 18, 2017 November 22, 2017 264 264 100.00% USD 1.0 28,940.00 68,700.00 68,700.00 17,196.13 17,196.64 25.03%
15 #054 Potter and Potter Auctions Circus, Sideshow and Wild West November 18, 2017 November 21, 2017 648 584 90.12% USD 1.0 189,880.00 283,920.00 334,020.00 422,892.00 422,892.00 126.61%
16 #7484 Cowans Auctions American History - Live Salesroom Auction November 17, 2017 November 21, 2017 372 317 85.22% USD 1.0 387,800.00 586,600.00 833,100.00 594,963.75 594,963.75 71.42%
17 #7167 Heritage Auctions Movie Posters November 17, 2017 November 21, 2017 1008 968 96.03% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,846,909.41 2,846,909.41
18 #111717 Neal Auction Company Louisiana Purchase Auction - Books, Manuscripts, Prints, Mardi Gras Ephemera November 17, 2017 November 22, 2017 158 106 67.09% USD 1.0 87,750.00 131,550.00 194,750.00 104,563.50 104,563.50 53.69%
19 #12825 Dorotheum Christmas Auction - Graphics November 16, 2017 November 18, 2017 68 30 44.12% EUR 1.17 16,020.00 20,180.00 50,790.00 14,389.00 16,979.02 28.33%
20 #7169 Heritage Auctions Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction November 16, 2017 November 21, 2017 1245 1236 99.28% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 8,750,157.17 8,750,157.17
21 #7200 Heritage Auctions Sports Collectible Catalog Auction November 16, 2017 November 21, 2017 3858 3676 95.28% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 10,805,684.80 10,805,684.80
22 #154927 PIASA American Idols: American Prints November 16, 2017 November 22, 2017 50 24 48.00% EUR 1.17 181,300.00 229,800.00 299,450.00 282,100.00 330,057.00 94.21%
23 #888 Eldreds Fall Americana Auction November 16, 2017 November 21, 2017 60 46 76.67% USD 1.0 28,400.00 44,000.00 62,050.00 45,528.25 45,528.25 73.37%
24 #24116 Bonhams Fine Books and Manuscripts November 15, 2017 November 16, 2017 255 208 81.57% GBP 1.33 645,500.00 984,700.00 1,093,900.00 1,726,668.00 2,279,201.76 157.85%
25 #86488 Binoche et Giquello Surrealism: Books, Drawings, Autographs, Manuscripts November 15, 2017 November 21, 2017 345 181 52.46% EUR 1.17 453,400.00 569,300.00 1,104,000.00 686,899.00 810,540.82 62.22%
26 #111517 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers Collection of Paul F. Walters - Part 2 November 15, 2017 November 21, 2017 66 66 100.00% USD 1.0 20,800.00 33,900.00 33,900.00 46,329.50 46,329.50 136.67%
27 #346b Burgersdijk and Niermans Rare Books - Session 2 November 15, 2017 November 22, 2017 610 534 87.54% EUR 1.17 132,320.00 132,320.00 163,415.00 228,633.57 267,501.23 139.91%
28 #346a Burgersdijk and Niermans Rare Books - Session 1 November 14, 2017 November 22, 2017 611 582 95.25% EUR 1.17 49,045.00 49,045.00 52,370.00 106,321.41 124,395.98 203.02%
29 #161MG Mossgreen Interiors - Books, Prints November 14, 2017 November 16, 2017 5 5 100.00% AUD 0.76 610.00 1,130.00 1,130.00 744.00 565.45 65.84%
30 #141746 Heritage Auctions Heritage Auctions: Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Online bidstart 11/7 November 14, 2017 November 16, 2017 722 711 98.48% USD 1.0 104,593.00 148,938.00 154,198.00 94,194.00 94,194.00 61.09%
31 #L17405 Sothebys Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History November 14, 2017 November 16, 2017 237 164 69.20% GBP 1.33 846,700.00 1,223,500.00 2,983,900.00 1,415,171.00 1,853,874.01 47.43%
32 #L17103 Sothebys 20th Century Art - A Different Perspective - Prints, Photographs November 14, 2017 November 16, 2017 4 3 75.00% GBP 1.33 14,000.00 21,000.00 33,000.00 21,875.00 28,656.25 66.29%
33 #25868 ALDE Michel Wittock Collection November 14, 2017 November 16, 2017 195 137 70.26% EUR 1.17 294,400.00 390,800.00 563,400.00 445,187.50 525,321.25 79.02%
34 #25874 ALDE Selected Books from the 15th through 19th Century November 14, 2017 November 16, 2017 110 60 54.55% EUR 1.17 185,150.00 244,600.00 408,200.00 262,350.00 309,573.00 64.27%
35 #2462 Swann Galleries 19th and 20th Century Literature November 14, 2017 November 16, 2017 305 254 83.28% USD 1.0 324,350.00 470,650.00 586,800.00 493,026.00 493,026.00 84.02%
36 #1746 Bruun Rasmussen Prints November 13, 2017 November 16, 2017 73 67 91.78% EUR 1.17 25,405.00 28,540.00 33,170.00 29,636.25 34,970.90 89.35%
37 #21SG Mossgreen The Contents of Falls House - Prints, Photographs, Books November 13, 2017 November 16, 2017 32 19 59.38% AUD 0.76 11,550.00 18,800.00 31,900.00 17,595.60 13,372.66 55.16%
38 #1745b Bruun Rasmussen Books and Manuscripts November 12, 2017 November 16, 2017 22 21 95.45% EUR 1.17 4,347.00 5,032.00 5,232.00 6,902.50 8,144.97 131.93%
39 #11b Nosbüsch & Stucke Book Auction - Part 2 November 12, 2017 November 16, 2017 924 577 62.45% EUR 1.17 369,440.00 369,440.00 631,180.00 500,316.50 590,373.70 79.27%
40 #11a Nosbüsch & Stucke Book Auction - Part 1 November 11, 2017 November 16, 2017 668 410 61.38% EUR 1.17 326,740.00 326,740.00 588,880.00 391,528.30 462,003.36 66.49%
41 #111117 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers Collection of Paul F. Walters - Part 1 November 11, 2017 November 16, 2017 21 20 95.24% USD 1.0 6,800.00 11,175.00 11,775.00 22,173.50 22,173.50 188.31%
42 #69c Zisska and Lacher Fine Art, Maps and Prints November 10, 2017 November 16, 2017 387 244 63.05% EUR 1.17 37,590.00 75,180.00 218,360.00 136,351.25 160,894.56 62.44%
43 #69b Zisska and Lacher Rare Books and Photographs November 9, 2017 November 16, 2017 1117 691 61.86% EUR 1.17 144,325.00 288,650.00 423,260.00 323,918.75 382,224.38 76.53%
44 #74 Kestenbaum and Company The Valmadonna Trust Library: Highly Important Hebrew Books November 9, 2017 November 16, 2017 209 198 94.74% USD 1.0 766,400.00 1,080,700.00 1,210,100.00 1,741,562.50 1,741,562.50 143.92%
45 #69a Zisska and Lacher Rare Books, Autographs and Manuscripts November 8, 2017 November 16, 2017 520 325 62.50% EUR 1.17 100,760.00 201,520.00 343,420.00 204,462.50 241,265.87 59.54%
46 #110417 National Book Auctions Books and Ephemera - Antique, Fairbanks, Exploration, etc. November 4, 2017 November 22, 2017 264 264 100.00% USD 1.0 27,970.00 67,650.00 67,650.00 16,467.63 16,468.08 24.34%
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    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>John Norman, <i>The American Pilot</i>, complete copy with 11 folding charts, Boston, 1810. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>John Smith, <i>New England</i>, London, 1616. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Plancius Petrus, <i>Orbis Terrarum Typus de Integro Multis in Locis Emendatus</i>, Amsterdam, 1594. $10,000 to $15,000.
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    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Martin Waldseemüller, <i>Tabula Terre Nove</i>, woodcut, Strasbourg, 1513. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Forlani & Zaltieri, <i>Il Disegno del Discoperto della Noua Franza</i>, Venice, 1566. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Richard Hakluyt, <i>Novus Orbis</i>, first appearance of "Virginia" on a printed map, Paris, 1587. $40,000 to $60,000.
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    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Pieter van den Keere, <i>Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica</i>, Amsterdam, 1608. $8,000 to $12,000.
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    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>George B. Goode & Samuel A. Kilbourne, <i>Game Fishes of the United States</i>, New York, 1879. $10,000 to $15,000.
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    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>William Faden, <i>The Province of New Jersey</i>, London, 1777. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>James Gillray, <i>The Plumb-Pudding in Danger</i>, hand-colored etching, London, 1805. $8,000 to $12,000.
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