• <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 21:</b> Thomas Paine, Autograph Letter Signed to Ira Allen, on a rendezvous at the Boston–a Paris café for political exiles, 1790s. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 21:</b> Paul Revere, Autograph Document Signed, certifying the discharge of a captain from his regiment, 1779. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 21:</b> Pay order to express rider Jonathan Park to warn Congress of arriving British warships, 1776. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 21:</b> Thomas Jefferson, Autograph Letter Signed to Thomas Sim Lee, stating that the government is not authorized to intervene in the Citizen Genêt affair, 1793. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 21:</b> George Washington, Letter Signed to Nathanael Greene, suggesting a way to obtain money for the Continental Army, 1780. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 21:</b> Andrew Jackson, Autograph Letter Signed to Senator John H. Eaton, on the Seminole Wars & Spain’s duplicity, 1819. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 21:</b> Harry S. Truman, Photograph Signed and Inscribed, showing a false newspaper headline about the 1948 presidential election. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 21:</b> Benjamin Franklin, vellum Document Signed, as President of the Supreme Executive Council of PA, 1786. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 21:</b> Henry Dearborn, two Autograph Manuscript items including a drawing of Bunker’s Hill, unsigned, 1818. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 21:</b> Andrew Jackson, <i>A New Map of the United States,</i> lithograph, circa 1828. $3,000 to $4,000.
  • <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>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> 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
  • <center><b>TIMED ONLINE AUCTION<br>June 11 - 25, 2018</b></center>
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> ACCADEMIA ERCOLANENSE DI ARCHEOLOGIA. <i>Ornati delle Pareti</i>, Naples 1796. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> AMERICAS. <i>Il Gazzettiere Americano…</i>, Livorno, 1763. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> BARROW, John. <i>Travels in China…</i>, London, 1804. £600 to £800
    <center><b>TIMED ONLINE AUCTION<br>June 11 - 25, 2018</b></center>
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> BENOIST, Felix. <i>Album de L'Ile de Jersey</i>…, Paris & Nantes, 1870. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> GAIL, Wilhelm. <i>Erinnerungen aus Spanien,</i> Munchen, [ca. 1837]. £1,800 to £2,200
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> HANCARVILLE, Pierre d'. <i>Recherches sur l'origine…,</i> London, Appleyard, 1785. £1,5000 to £2,000
    <center><b>TIMED ONLINE AUCTION<br>June 11 - 25, 2018</b></center>
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> HULLEY, T. <i>Six Views of Cheltenham.</i> London, R. Ackerman, 1813. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> JEFFERSON, Thomas. <i>Notes on the state of Virginia</i>…, London, 1787. £12,000 to £18,000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> LEWIS, John F. <i>Lewis's illustrations of Constantinople…,</i> London, McLean, 1837. £3,000 to £4,000
    <center><b>TIMED ONLINE AUCTION<br>June 11 - 25, 2018</b></center>
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> MARQUARD, Johann. <i>Tractatus politico-juridicus,</i> Frankfurt, 1662. £1,800 to £2,200
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> MAUND, Benjamin. <i>The botanic garden,</i> London, 1825-42. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> Willughby, Francis; John Ray (ed.). <i>Ornithologiæ libri tres</i>. London, John Martyn, 1676. £1,500 to £2,000

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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 #645 PBA Galleries Rare Books and Manuscripts June 14, 2018 June 16, 2018 205 141 68.78% USD 1.0 109,500.00 170,500.00 306,200.00 108,594.00 108,594.00 35.47%
2 #16082 Christies Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts - Including Americana June 14, 2018 June 15, 2018 212 157 74.06% USD 1.0 1,977,000.00 2,938,300.00 6,295,800.00 3,203,250.00 3,203,250.00 50.88%
3 #18PH01 Doyle New York Photographs June 14, 2018 June 16, 2018 185 150 81.08% USD 1.0 254,400.00 395,500.00 534,200.00 349,755.00 349,755.00 65.47%
4 #2055 Forum Auctions Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper June 14, 2018 June 15, 2018 153 117 76.47% GBP 1.33 28,550.00 42,050.00 66,390.00 44,187.50 58,769.49 66.56%
5 #16423 Christies The Portland Audubon June 14, 2018 June 15, 2018 1 1 100.00% USD 1.0 8,000,000.00 12,000,000.00 12,000,000.00 9,650,000.00 9,650,000.00 80.42%
6 #25888 ALDE First Editions of the 19th and 20th Century June 13, 2018 June 15, 2018 290 155 53.45% EUR 1.16 108,990.00 142,710.00 239,490.00 225,900.00 262,044.00 94.33%
7 #425 Il Ponte Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints and Photographs June 13, 2018 June 15, 2018 12 10 83.33% EUR 1.16 16,500.00 22,600.00 25,100.00 33,437.50 38,787.50 133.22%
8 #529 RR Auction Fine Autographs & Artifacts - Internet bidstart 5/18 June 13, 2018 June 15, 2018 1012 570 56.32% USD 1.0 612,640.00 855,260.00 1,978,120.00 809,753.95 809,753.95 40.94%
9 #15504 Christies Arts of India - Prints, Illustrations, Manuscripts June 12, 2018 June 15, 2018 156 116 74.36% GBP 1.33 596,200.00 884,300.00 1,303,300.00 1,346,875.00 1,791,343.75 103.34%
10 #15503 Christies South Asian Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints June 12, 2018 June 15, 2018 9 8 88.89% GBP 1.33 34,000.00 48,000.00 54,000.00 74,125.00 98,586.25 137.27%
11 #141824 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 6/6 June 12, 2018 June 14, 2018 628 619 98.57% USD 1.0 86,477.00 124,783.00 127,253.00 80,555.20 80,555.20 63.30%
12 #154 Minerva Auctions Roma Books, Autographs and Prints June 12, 2018 June 15, 2018 786 372 47.33% EUR 1.16 152,200.00 220,740.00 1,048,730.00 268,400.00 311,344.00 25.59%
13 #24895 Bonhams Fine Books and Manuscripts June 12, 2018 June 15, 2018 286 180 62.94% USD 1.0 803,400.00 1,165,500.00 1,577,300.00 1,410,900.00 1,410,900.00 89.45%
14 #25884 ALDE Antiquarian and 19th Century Books - Natural History June 11, 2018 June 15, 2018 245 137 55.92% EUR 1.16 123,130.00 163,520.00 300,820.00 204,750.00 237,510.00 68.06%
15 #1824 Bruun Rasmussen Prints June 11, 2018 June 14, 2018 84 65 77.38% EUR 1.16 22,270.00 26,525.00 34,110.00 27,251.25 32,156.56 79.89%
16 #9 Adams Amsterdam Auctions Fine Art 17th-20th Century - Prints, Photographs, Autographs June 11, 2018 June 14, 2018 182 145 79.67% EUR 1.16 91,010.00 136,690.00 204,680.00 114,971.94 135,666.86 56.17%
17 #151823 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 5/13 June 10, 2018 June 12, 2018 179 165 92.18% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 39,902.20 39,902.20
18 #121823 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 6/3 June 10, 2018 June 12, 2018 775 767 98.97% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 259,144.60 259,144.60
19 #161823 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 6/3 June 10, 2018 June 11, 2018 448 416 92.86% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 46,091.40 46,091.40
20 #60918 Rachel Davis Fine Arts Prints and Drawings June 9, 2018 June 16, 2018 463 358 77.32% USD 1.0 119,990.00 202,240.00 262,480.00 148,164.50 148,164.50 56.45%
21 #60918 Rago Arts and Auctions Collectibles - Prints June 9, 2018 June 16, 2018 72 58 80.56% USD 1.0 39,450.00 57,950.00 148,150.00 76,903.00 76,903.00 51.91%
22 #60918 Michaans Auctions Gallery Auction - Books, Prints, Photographs June 9, 2018 June 15, 2018 42 29 69.05% USD 1.0 11,000.00 16,200.00 35,000.00 15,162.00 15,162.00 43.32%
23 #IT109 Potomack Company Postmaster General Collection & Other Estates Online Auction June 7, 2018 June 15, 2018 118 58 49.15% USD 1.0 32,400.00 54,050.00 121,150.00 24,812.50 24,812.50 20.48%
24 #2481 Swann Galleries Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books June 7, 2018 June 12, 2018 397 329 82.87% USD 1.0 550,880.00 839,750.00 947,330.00 793,876.00 793,876.00 83.80%
25 #2053 Forum Auctions Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper June 7, 2018 June 15, 2018 158 129 81.65% GBP 1.33 22,240.00 31,530.00 40,190.00 37,581.25 49,983.23 93.51%
26 #198 Nye & Company Auctioneers June Estate Treasures: Printes June 6, 2018 June 15, 2018 29 12 41.38% USD 1.0 3,800.00 6,350.00 12,050.00 6,340.00 6,340.00 52.61%
27 #163890 PIASA Editions: Prints, Illustrated Books, Multiples June 6, 2018 June 15, 2018 153 84 54.90% EUR 1.16 132,250.00 180,450.00 286,050.00 230,627.00 272,139.86 80.62%
28 #60618 Grays Auctioneers Fine Art - Prints June 6, 2018 June 15, 2018 108 63 58.33% USD 1.0 9,270.00 14,650.00 26,530.00 11,211.45 11,211.45 42.26%
29 #13179 Dorotheum Art Photography June 5, 2018 June 12, 2018 200 106 53.00% EUR 1.16 130,780.00 180,020.00 296,680.00 225,281.00 265,831.58 75.93%
30 #13180 Dorotheum Graphic Prints June 5, 2018 June 12, 2018 234 150 64.10% EUR 1.16 199,260.00 199,260.00 361,620.00 330,423.00 389,899.14 91.37%
31 #2480 Swann Galleries Illustration Art June 5, 2018 June 12, 2018 255 197 77.25% USD 1.0 412,050.00 618,900.00 781,900.00 666,746.00 666,746.00 85.27%
32 #IT2AM Morton Subastas Prints & Multiples from United States, Latin America and Europe June 4, 2018 June 12, 2018 96 14 14.58% MXN 0.05 153,600.00 153,600.00 2,461,200.00 187,920.00 9,396.00 7.64%
33 #13178 Dorotheum Autographs, Manuscripts and Certificates June 4, 2018 June 12, 2018 401 265 66.08% EUR 1.16 81,270.00 81,270.00 165,130.00 156,125.00 184,227.53 94.55%
34 #1823 Bruun Rasmussen Prints June 4, 2018 June 14, 2018 53 42 79.25% EUR 1.16 15,380.00 18,265.00 26,350.00 20,638.75 24,353.80 78.33%
35 #164 Grogan and Company The Spring Auction - Prints and Books June 3, 2018 June 15, 2018 71 71 100.00% USD 1.0 100,300.00 162,150.00 162,150.00 364,414.00 364,414.00 224.74%
36 #60218 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers Fine Auction - Books and Prints June 2, 2018 June 13, 2018 108 105 97.22% USD 1.0 166,925.00 273,800.00 281,800.00 329,806.26 329,806.26 117.04%
37 #370 Aspire Auctions Prints - Internet bidstart 5/25 June 2, 2018 June 13, 2018 67 63 94.03% USD 1.0 58,250.00 99,600.00 107,400.00 79,201.60 79,201.60 73.74%
38 #6189 Heritage Auctions David and Janice Frent Collection of Presidential and Political Americana June 2, 2018 June 12, 2018 773 683 88.36% USD 1.0 680,640.00 1,020,960.00 1,088,160.00 1,069,807.50 1,069,807.50 98.31%
39 #60218 Arader Galleries June 2018 Auction - Prints June 2, 2018 June 12, 2018 175 101 57.71% USD 1.0 1,064,200.00 1,486,900.00 3,431,300.00 1,117,151.00 1,117,151.00 32.56%
40 #60218 National Book Auctions Books June 2, 2018 June 14, 2018 250 250 100.00% USD 1.0 27,770.00 59,950.00 59,950.00 17,213.75 17,214.24 28.71%
41 #106 Potomack Company Fine Art and Antiques - Books, Prints June 2, 2018 June 12, 2018 8 8 100.00% USD 1.0 13,600.00 22,800.00 22,800.00 23,156.25 23,156.25 101.56%
42 #60218 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper June 2, 2018 June 12, 2018 180 178 98.89% USD 1.0 68,000.00 125,325.00 125,925.00 41,684.50 41,684.50 33.10%
43 #89476 De Baecque and Associes Old and Modern Books May 31, 2018 June 14, 2018 139 117 84.17% EUR 1.16 79,650.00 111,470.00 137,570.00 162,517.06 191,770.15 118.13%
44 #53118 Alaska Auction Prints and Books May 31, 2018 June 13, 2018 37 32 86.49% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,998.00 2,998.00
45 #290 Charlton Hall 89th Anniversary Sale - Prints, Books May 31, 2018 June 13, 2018 36 30 83.33% USD 1.0 16,400.00 25,800.00 30,100.00 22,890.00 22,890.00 76.05%
46 #153 Minerva Auctions Roma Photographs May 30, 2018 June 12, 2018 326 126 38.65% EUR 1.16 163,150.00 219,803.50 529,603.50 230,561.00 272,061.98 43.53%
47 #53018 Rossini Online Book Auction - Internet bidstart 5/17 May 30, 2018 June 14, 2018 526 201 38.21% EUR 1.16 9,988.00 14,953.00 70,608.00 16,561.95 19,542.97 23.46%
48 #53018 Alaska Auction Prints and Books - online only May 30, 2018 June 13, 2018 87 82 94.25% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,264.50 1,264.50
49 #53018 Chiswick Auctions Modern First Editions, Illustrated Books & Limited Editions May 30, 2018 June 13, 2018 226 173 76.55% GBP 1.33 142,150.00 195,100.00 249,500.00 217,031.25 290,821.88 86.99%
50 #1827 Tajan Prints May 29, 2018 June 12, 2018 274 185 67.52% EUR 1.16 184,620.00 264,970.00 336,560.00 362,185.00 427,378.30 107.61%
51 #1 Arenberg Auctions Books, Maps, Prints May 25, 2018 June 12, 2018 1410 900 63.83% EUR 1.16 826,730.00 1,116,290.00 1,517,145.00 1,814,937.50 2,141,626.26 119.63%
52 #2522 Ferraton Books May 25, 2018 June 14, 2018 1082 882 81.52% EUR 1.16 88,655.00 128,755.00 161,825.00 196,637.50 232,032.97 121.51%
53 #51418 William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals May Premier Auction - Books, Prints May 15, 2018 June 12, 2018 36 36 100.00% USD 1.0 4,440.00 7,770.00 7,770.00 6,094.70 6,094.70 78.44%
  • <b>Cowan’s Auctions: American History - Premier Auction. June 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> General George Custer's Officer, James McLean Steele, 1868-1869 Diary. $30,000 - $50,000
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> Exceptionally Rare Anti-Slavery Broadside, “A Crusade Against Slavery”. $4,000 - $6,000
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> Revolutionary War General Richard Montgomery, Exceptionally Rare War-Date ANS. $4,000 - $6,000
    <b>Cowan’s Auctions: American History - Premier Auction. June 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> Albumen Photograph of the "Scouts of the Plains," from Cody's Personal Collection. $8,000 - $10,000
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> Jefferson Davis, CDV, Signed and Dated to his Imprisonment in Fortress Monroe. $4,000 - $6,000
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> Robert E. Lee, CDV Signed Twice. $2,000 - $4,000
    <b>Cowan’s Auctions: American History - Premier Auction. June 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> “Si Clack: Co. Q, 100th Indiana Vols.,” Written & Illustrated by Civil War Veteran, P.M. Radford. $2,500 - $3,500
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> General Meade Inspecting the 5th Corps, Civil War-Era Sketch by Alfred R. Waud. $2,000 - $3,000
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> Rare Huey Newton Black Panther Party Poster. $3,000 - $5,000
    <b>Cowan’s Auctions: American History - Premier Auction. June 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> Lloyd's New Political Chart, 1861. $800 - $1,200
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> William J. Ferguson, “Our American Cousin” Cast Member, Lincoln Assassination Archive. $8,000 - $10,000
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> Albert Einstein, Signed Photograph in his Favorite Leather Jacket. $2,000 - $4,000
  • <b>Sotheby’s Online, June 18 - 28:</b> Lewis, Meriwether, and William Clark. <i>History of the Expedition Under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark, To the Sources of the Missouri…</i> 1814, first edition. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, June 18 - 28:</b> Poe, Edgar Allan. <i>Tales.</i> New York: Wiley And Putnam, 1845. First edition, first printing, first issue. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, June 18 - 28:</b> Dürer, Albrecht, and Johann Stabius. [Map of the World as a Sphere.] [Vienna,] 1781 (From Woodblocks Cut In 1515). $120,000 to $180,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, June 18 - 28:</b> Ferdinand, Franz — Lala Deen Dayal [Photographer]. VISIT OF H.I. & H.R. THE ARCHDUKE FRANZ FERDINAND OF AUSTRIA ESTE TO HYDERABAD (DECCAN), JANUARY 1893. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, June 18 - 28:</b> Lincoln, Abraham. Manuscript Letter Signed ("Yours Truly A. Lincoln") as Sixteenth President to Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles Regarding William Johnson. $200,000 to $300,000
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