• <b>Bonhams 9 Feb 2015, San Francisco</b>
    <b>Bonhams 9 Feb 2015:</b> MIGUEL COSTANSO. 1741-1814. The suppressed report of the portala expidition. US$ 80,000-120,000.
    <b>Bonhams 9 Feb 2015:</b> FELIPE DE NEVE. 1724-1784. FIRST LAWS OF CALIFORNIA. US$ 120,000-180,000.
    <b>Bonhams 9 Feb 2015:</b> JAMES O. PATTIE. c.1804-c.1850. The Personal Narrative of James O. Pattie of Kentucky. US$ 30,000-50,000.
    <b>Bonhams 9 Feb 2015:</b><br>KARL BODMER. 1809-1893. Pehriska-Ruhpa, Moennitarri Warrior in the Costume of the Dog Danse.<br>US$ 20,000-30,000.
    <b>Bonhams 9 Feb 2015, San Francisco</b>
    <b>Bonhams 9 Feb 2015:</b><br>JOEL PALMER. 1810-1881. Journal of Travels over the Rocky Mountains to the Mouth of the Columbia River. US$ 15,000-25,000.
    <b>Bonhams 9 Feb 2015:</b><br>JOHANN AUGUSTUS SUTTER. 1803-1880. Letter Signed ("JA Sutter").<br>US$ 15,000-25,000.
    <b>Bonhams 9 Feb 2015:</b> J. ELY SHERWOOD. California: Her Wealth and Resources... US$ 15,000-25,000.
    <b>Bonhams 9 Feb 2015:</b> [JOHN LINVILLE HALL and GEORGE G. WEBSTER.] Journal of the Hartford Union Mining and Trading Company. US$ 15,000-25,000.
    <b>Bonhams 9 Feb 2015:</b> JAMES A. READ and DONALD F. READ, illustrators. Journey to the Gold Diggins. By Jeremiah Saddlebags. US$ 8,000-12,000.
    <b>Bonhams 9 Feb 2015:</b> WILLIAM BESCHKE. The Dreadful Sufferings and Thrilling Adventures of an Overland Party of Emigrants to California. US$ 15,000-25,000.
    <b>Bonhams 9 Feb 2015:</b> LORENZO D. ALDRICH. 1818/1819-1851. A Journal of the Overland Route to California! US$ 25,000-35,000.
    <b>Bonhams 9 Feb 2015:</b> JOHN WOODHOUSE AUDUBON. 1812-1862. Illustrated Notes of an Expedition Through Mexico and California. US$ 80,000-120,000.
  • <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.
  • <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>Cowan's Auctions: </b> American History: Timed Online Auction Bidding Starts March 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> J.C. Buttre, Wartime-Published Leatherbound Portfolio of 50 Engravings. Est $1000-$1500. Starts Mar 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> Kennedy For President Campaign Poster.<br>Est $50-$100. Starts Mar 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> Albumen CDV of a Mexican couple in fancy clothing.<br>Est $100-$200. Starts Mar 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> American History: Timed Online Auction Bidding Starts March 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> Quarter Plate Daguerreotype and Enlarged<br>Painted Portrait of Same Gentleman. Est $200-$400. Starts Mar 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> Real Photo Postcards of Helena, Montana, Plus.<br>Est $100-$200. Starts Mar 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> [Japan] Lafcadio Hearn, Life, Letters and Musings.<br>Est $50-$100. Starts Mar 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> American History: Timed Online Auction Bidding Starts March 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> CDVs related to P.T. Barnum, Including Barnum, His Daughter, Tom Thumb, Com. Nutt.<br>Est $200-$300. Starts Mar 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> Recipe Pamphlets from the 1960s. Est $20-$40. Bidding Starts Mar 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> Image of the Sternwheeler Washington. Est $100-$150. Starts Mar 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> American History: Timed Online Auction Bidding Starts March 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> Civil War letters from Little Family of Farmersville, New York, 94th and 105th NY Infantry. Est $150-$250.<br>Starts Mar 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> A Fine and Unusual American Prosthesis. Est $300-$500. Starts Mar 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> Hamilton & Hoyt Stereoviews of Plains Indians and <i>Spirit Canon</i>. Est $300-$500. Starts Mar 5th.

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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 #161509 Heritage Auctions Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 2/22 March 1, 2015 March 3, 2015 457 449 98.25% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 38,651.68 38,651.68
2 #22815 Kolbe and Fanning Numismatic Booksellers North American Numismatic Literature Live Online Sale February 28, 2015 March 3, 2015 380 293 77.11% USD 1.0 31,670.00 31,670.00 44,085.00 40,664.00 40,664.00 92.24%
3 #22815 Arader Galleries With Mid-Hudson Galleries: Natural History & Americana February 28, 2015 March 3, 2015 163 157 96.32% USD 1.0 1,114,700.00 1,431,300.00 1,439,500.00 1,279,749.50 1,279,749.50 88.90%
4 #2783T Skinner Asian Art - Books and Prints - Internet Bidstart 2/17 February 27, 2015 March 3, 2015 119 75 63.03% USD 1.0 22,150.00 33,200.00 58,420.00 26,874.00 26,874.00 46.00%
5 #2780M Skinner Asian Art - Prints February 26, 2015 February 28, 2015 30 20 66.67% USD 1.0 7,150.00 11,000.00 15,900.00 10,845.00 10,845.00 68.21%
6 #36162 Bloomsbury Auctions From the Earth to the Moon: Vintage NASA Photographs February 26, 2015 February 28, 2015 691 579 83.79% GBP 1.54 308,150.00 461,300.00 723,900.00 489,575.00 753,945.50 67.63%
7 #201509 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 2/19 February 26, 2015 February 28, 2015 352 314 89.20% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 34,015.25 34,015.25
8 #1289 Tooveys Decorative Prints February 25, 2015 March 3, 2015 37 32 86.49% GBP 1.54 1,600.00 2,540.00 3,120.00 3,162.00 4,869.48 101.35%
9 #22515 Dominic Winter Book Auctions British and Continental Prints February 25, 2015 February 28, 2015 85 62 72.94% GBP 1.54 13,770.00 20,740.00 43,090.00 26,624.60 41,001.95 61.79%
10 #1290 Tooveys Photographs, Autographs, Printed and Manuscript Ephemera February 24, 2015 March 3, 2015 278 224 80.58% GBP 1.54 17,940.00 29,310.00 42,580.00 40,890.00 62,970.60 96.03%
11 #736 Morton Casa de Subastas Antiquarian Books and Documents February 24, 2015 February 28, 2015 313 34 10.86% MXN 0.07 377,500.00 467,500.00 3,106,500.00 847,380.00 59,316.60 27.28%
12 #L15306 Sothebys Of Royal and Noble Descent February 24, 2015 February 27, 2015 8 7 87.50% GBP 1.54 31,500.00 46,600.00 61,600.00 60,763.00 94,182.65 98.64%
13 #582 Heritage Auctions Texas Historical Association Benefit - Internet bidstart 2/3 February 24, 2015 February 27, 2015 53 53 100.00% USD 1.0 5,300.00 15,900.00 15,900.00 12,360.00 12,360.00 77.74%
14 #10639 Christies Interiors - Prints February 24, 2015 February 27, 2015 7 6 85.71% GBP 1.54 7,400.00 10,600.00 12,100.00 11,500.00 17,825.00 95.04%
15 #3711 Christies Interiors - Prints February 24, 2015 February 27, 2015 9 9 100.00% USD 1.0 11,900.00 17,600.00 17,600.00 7,010.00 7,010.00 39.83%
16 #1509 Bruun Rasmussen Modern and Contemporary Prints February 24, 2015 February 28, 2015 69 59 85.51% EUR 1.11 25,369.00 29,034.00 37,269.00 27,450.00 30,744.00 73.65%
17 #22377 Bonhams Art and Decor - Prints February 22, 2015 February 27, 2015 62 37 59.68% USD 1.0 43,500.00 61,600.00 108,400.00 41,646.00 41,646.00 38.42%
18 #22215 National Book Auctions Books, Art and Ephemera - RR, Masons, Mormon, Jewish, etc. February 22, 2015 February 26, 2015 510 510 100.00% USD 1.0 132,650.00 132,650.00 132,650.00 62,821.38 62,822.19 47.36%
19 #22215 Clars Auction Gallery Prints and Photographs, Day 2 February 22, 2015 February 26, 2015 66 54 81.82% USD 1.0 113,600.00 179,400.00 292,400.00 121,885.75 121,885.75 41.68%
20 #343 Aspire Auctions Printed Art - Internet bidstart 2/13 February 21, 2015 February 27, 2015 115 115 100.00% USD 1.0 40,500.00 61,750.00 61,750.00 43,447.00 43,447.00 70.36%
21 #22115 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers Prints February 21, 2015 February 27, 2015 29 28 96.55% USD 1.0 6,450.00 9,950.00 10,450.00 13,168.35 13,168.35 126.01%
22 #22115 Clars Auction Gallery Prints and Photographs, Day 1 February 21, 2015 February 26, 2015 119 106 89.08% USD 1.0 26,800.00 46,050.00 52,350.00 41,899.90 41,899.90 80.04%
23 #31725 ALDE Antiquarian and Travel Books February 20, 2015 February 27, 2015 318 208 65.41% EUR 1.11 133,560.00 175,190.00 289,390.00 251,149.20 286,309.99 86.79%
24 #392 Cowans Auctions Fine Arts: Prints February 20, 2015 February 26, 2015 22 15 68.18% USD 1.0 37,050.00 58,850.00 95,450.00 46,494.75 46,494.75 48.71%
25 #447 RR Auction Remarkable Rarities - bidstart 2/12 February 19, 2015 February 27, 2015 127 106 83.46% USD 1.0 266,600.00 386,300.00 522,600.00 473,636.00 473,636.00 90.63%
26 #91 Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen Books, Graphics modern and ancient Arts, Antiques February 13, 2015 February 28, 2015 7044 3424 48.61% EUR 1.11 1,098,085.00 1,098,085.00 2,297,290.00 1,209,486.00 1,354,624.35 52.65%
27 #21215 Copley Fine Art Auctions The Winter Sale February 12, 2015 February 27, 2015 98 91 92.86% USD 1.0 170,300.00 271,500.00 350,400.00 240,960.00 240,960.00 68.77%
28 #323 The Written Word Autographs Autographs February 12, 2015 February 27, 2015 966 395 40.89% USD 1.0 80,505.00 130,375.00 393,104.00 102,750.00 102,750.00 26.14%
29 #31585 Vermot de Pas Prints February 11, 2015 February 26, 2015 169 63 37.28% EUR 1.11 12,230.00 15,890.00 62,830.00 14,460.00 16,484.40 23.01%
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries: Autographs, March 19th.</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 19: </b> Color photograph signed and inscribed by Ronald Reagan, "Mr. Gorbachev, Tear Down This Wall!" $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 19: </b> Autograph album containing over 50 items signed, or signed and inscribed, by 19-century American writers, artists, and others, 1831-86. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 19: </b> Egon Schiele, 5-page autograph letter signed, indignant at military interference in his art, October 1918. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries: Autographs, March 19th.</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 19: </b> Album assembled to benefit Civil War soldiers with over 150 autographs by politicians, generals, writers, artists and more, mostly 1864. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 19: </b> Albert Einstein, photograph dated and signed, "A. Einstein. 54," 1954. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 19: </b> Sigmund Freud, brief autograph letter signed, "Freud," Vienna, <br>January 1934. $3,500 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries: Autographs, March 19th.</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 19: </b> George Washington, document signed twice, on land granted<br>under the Proclamation of 1754, <br>January 1774. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 19: </b> Autograph letter to Roy O. Day from Richard Nixon signed "Dick," one of an archive of 28 letters, 1945-74. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 19: </b> Alexander Graham Bell, two autograph letters signed, on his attempt to extract the bullet from President Garfield, 1881. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 19: </b> Harry S. Truman, archive of 27 typed letters signed, "Harry," or in full, 1938-51. $5,000 to $7,500.
  • <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><br>St. Paul’s epistles, manuscript on vellum, illuminated by the Simon Master, c. 1150-75
    <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> Bible Historiale, illuminated manuscript in French on paper, Amiens, c. 1480-85
    <b>Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books: </b> Miniature Book of Hours, illuminated by Simon Bening, Bruges, c. 1530-35
    <b>Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books: </b> Saintly Pope, miniature on vellum, by Pacino da Bonaguida, Florence, c. 1310-15
    <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> Pliny, Historia naturalis, Treviso: Manzolus, 1479
    <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
  • <b>EXCEPTIONAL PRICES:</b> THE GUTENBERG BIBLE, MAINZ. Price realized: $5,390,000. Oct 1987, NY.
    <b>EXCEPTIONAL PRICES:</b> LEONARDO DA VINCI, Codex Hammer. Price realized: $30,802,500. Nov 1994 NY
    <b>EXCEPTIONAL PRICES:</b> THE FORBES COLLECTION, Price realized: $40,900,000. Mar 2002, New York.
    <b>EXCEPTIONAL PRICES:</b> ANDRE FRANQUIN, SPIROU ET FANTASIO. Price realized: €157,500. Apr 2014, Paris, France.
    <b>EXCEPTIONAL PRICES:</b> THE GREAT HOURS OF GALEAZZO MARIA SFORZA. Price realized: £1,217,250. Jul 2011, London.
    <b>EXCEPTIONAL PRICES:</b> MAHZOR, Festival Prayerbook, in Hebrew. Price realized: €1,857,000. May 2012, Paris France.
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