• <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 26: Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books.</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 26:</b> Isaak de Graaf, manuscript map of Java, ink & watercolor on vellum, 1743. $180,000 to $220,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 26:</b> Maria Sibylla Merian, <i>Histoire générale des insectes de Surinam</i>,<br>72 hand-colored plates, Paris, 1771. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 26:</b> James Gillray, <i>The Plumb-pudding<br>in danger</i>, hand-colored etching, London, 1805. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 26: Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books.</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 26:</b> Visscher, Composite atlas with 73 maps in original hand-color in full, Amsterdam, after 1716.<br>$20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 26:</b> Mahmud Raif Efendi, <i>Cedid atlas tercümesi</i>, 25 hand-colored maps, Istanbul, 1803-1804.<br>$40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 26:</b> John James Audubon, <i>The Birds of America</i>, 7 volumes, 1839-44. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 26: Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books.</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 26:</b><br>A.B. Frost, <i>Shooting Pictures</i>, 12 chromolithographs, New York, 1895. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 26:</b> John Senex, <i>A New General Atlas</i>,<br>33 engraved maps & town plans, London, 1721. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 26:</b> Elihu Barker & Mathew Carey, <i>A Map of Kentucky from Actual Survey</i>, Philadelphia, circa 1794.<br>$10,000 to $15,000.
  • <b>Skinner Fine Books & Manuscripts <i>online</i> | May 18-26 | skinnerinc.com</b>
    <b>Skinner Auction | May 18-26:</b> <br>Lot 1051: Keller, Helen (1880-1968) Autograph Letter Signed and Cabinet Card, est. $3,000-5,000
    <b>Skinner Auction | May 18-26:</b> <br>Lot 1108: Washington, George (1732-1799) Military Discharge Signed, Headquarters, Newburgh, New York, 7 June 1783, est. $7,000-9,000
    <b>Skinner Auction | May 18-26:</b> <br>Lot 1131: Bayes, Jessie (1876-1970) Illuminated Manuscript, <i>Six Poems from Gitanjali by Rabindranath Tagore</i>. London, 1917, est. $15,000-17,000
    <b>Skinner Fine Books & Manuscripts <i>online</i> | May 18-26 | skinnerinc.com</b>
    <b>Skinner Auction | May 18-26:</b> <br>Lot 1144: Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) <i>On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life</i>. London: Murray, 1859, est. $60,000-80,000
    <b>Skinner Auction | May 18-26:</b> <br>Lot 1170: Fossati, Giorgio (1706-1778) <i>Raccolta di Varie Favole Delineate, ed Incise in Rame</i>. Venice: Carlo Pecora, 1744, est. $5,000-7,000
    <b>Skinner Auction | May 18-26:</b> <br>Lot 1224: Nielsen, Kay (1886-1957) <i>East of the Sun and West of the Moon, Old Tales from the North</i>. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1914,<br> est. $5,000-7,000
    <b>Skinner Auction | May 18-26:</b> <br>Lot 1284: Audubon, John James (1785-1851) <i>American Flamingo</i>. [from] <i>The Birds of America</i>, New York: Bien, 1860, est. $10,000-15,000
  • <b>Sotheby's NY May 25.</b> Thomas Lynch, Jr., Signer of the Declaration from South Carolina: Document signed in full ("Thomas Lynch Junr").
    <b>Sotheby's NY May 25.</b> Thomas Jefferson, letter signed as Secretary of State. ("TH: JEFFERSON").
    <b>Sotheby's NY May 25.</b> Thomas Jefferson, the first U.S. Naturalization Act, signed as Secretary of State.
    <b>Sotheby's NY May 25.</b> Miniature edition of the Emancipation Proclamation printed for distribution to Union troops.
    <b>Sotheby's NY May 25.</b> General George Meade’s statement on the victory at Gettysburg, printed on the battlefield. July 4, 1863.
    <b>Sotheby's NY May 25.</b> Abraham Lincoln, letter signed, seeking the counsel of Navy Secretary Welles on the appropriate response to the Fort Pillow Massacre.
  • <b>Bonhams Fine Books and Manuscripts, 8 June 2016, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams June 8:</b> Lot 1. ARISTOTLE. 384-322 B.C.E. De animalibus [De historia animalium. De partibus animalium. De generatione animalium.] US$ 300,000-500,000.
    <b>Bonhams June 8:</b> Lot 44. ARIOSTO, LUDOVICO. 1474-1533. Orlando Furioso in English Heroical Verse, by John Haringto[n]. [London: Richard Field, 1591.] US$ 70,000-90,000.
    <b>Bonhams June 8:</b> Lot 183. HARRISON, William Henry. Document Signed AS PRESIDENT ("W.H. Harrison"). US$ 40,000-60,000.
    <b>Bonhams June 8:</b> Lot 116. <br>ALI, MUHAMMAD. B.1942. U.S. Passport Signed ("Muhammad Ali") Twice, [Dublin, July 19, 1972].<br>US$ 25,000-35,000.
    <b>Bonhams June 8:</b> Lot 52. Bible In English. [Mearne, Samuel, binder.] The Holy Bible containing the bookes of the Old & New Testament. US$ 25,000-35,000.
    <b>Bonhams June 8:</b> Lot 130. EARHART, Amelia. 1897-1937. Archive of material on the purchase and outfitting of Earhart's Lockheed Electra 10e. US$ 15,000-20,000.
    <b>Bonhams June 8:</b> Lot 85. BURTON, Virginia Lee. 1909-1968. The Little House. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1942. US$ 15,000-20,000.
    <b>Bonhams London June 15.</b> Lot 68. CAMERON (Julia Margaret) Kate Keown [No. 5 Of Series of Twelve Lifesized Heads], [1866]. <br>£30,000-50,000.
    <b>Bonhams London June 15.</b> Lot 98. Karl Marx. Das Kapital. Kritik der politischen Oekonomie... Erster Band, FIRST EDITION, 1867.<br>£80,000-120,000.
    <b>Bonhams London June 15.</b> Lot 111. Isaac Newton Autograph manuscript, in English, headed "The Question stated about abstaining from blood". £50,000-70,000.
    <b>Bonhams London June 15.</b> Lot 112. Nobel Prize for discovering isotopes in stable elements, awarded to F.W. Aston in 1922. £200,000-400,000.
    <b>Bonhams London June 15.</b> Lot 140. Kay Nielsen (Prince Bismarck discovering the soldier), 1913. £15,000-20,000.

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1 #5157 Heritage Auctions The Unknown Renoir: The Man, The Husband, The Father, The Artist September 19, 2013 September 20, 2013 113 87 76.99% USD 1.0 1,377,100.00 1,688,300.00 2,151,000.00 1,184,593.75 1,184,593.75 55.07%
2 #9401 Christies Prints and Multiples September 19, 2013 September 20, 2013 307 212 69.06% GBP 1.65 389,400.00 578,100.00 841,700.00 630,634.00 1,015,320.74 74.92%
3 #201338 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 9/12 September 19, 2013 September 20, 2013 269 220 81.78% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 14,882.50 14,882.50
4 #842c Bruun Rasmussen Books, prints of Kierkegaard September 18, 2013 September 19, 2013 14 10 71.43% EUR 1.38 7,980.00 11,080.00 94,250.00 12,068.75 16,172.14 12.81%
5 #1144 Christies Modern and Contemporary Prints September 18, 2013 September 20, 2013 202 149 73.76% GBP 1.65 1,859,800.00 2,666,200.00 5,483,200.00 2,993,400.00 4,819,374.00 54.59%
6 #20739 Bonhams Prints, featuring works of John Piper September 18, 2013 September 20, 2013 342 244 71.35% GBP 1.65 172,000.00 247,800.00 356,700.00 281,474.00 453,173.14 78.91%
7 #1338 Bruun Rasmussen Modern and Contemporary Prints September 17, 2013 September 19, 2013 63 52 82.54% EUR 1.38 23,455.00 26,375.00 30,660.00 25,570.00 34,263.90 83.40%
8 #842a Bruun Rasmussen Old Master Prints September 17, 2013 September 19, 2013 5 5 100.00% EUR 1.38 9,100.00 10,050.00 10,050.00 9,087.50 12,177.25 90.42%
9 #L13161 Sothebys Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints September 17, 2013 September 19, 2013 204 180 88.24% GBP 1.65 2,541,300.00 3,552,700.00 3,968,700.00 4,681,100.00 7,442,949.00 117.95%
10 #91613 Dorotheum Posters, Advertising Art, Comics, Film and Photohistory September 16, 2013 September 20, 2013 258 177 68.60% EUR 1.38 38,090.00 38,090.00 58,860.00 81,113.00 109,502.55 137.81%
11 #1338a Bruun Rasmussen Old Master Prints September 16, 2013 September 19, 2013 15 12 80.00% EUR 1.38 4,555.00 4,935.00 6,525.00 6,650.00 8,911.02 101.92%
12 #121337 Heritage Auctions Comics - Internet bidstart 9/8 September 15, 2013 September 17, 2013 746 740 99.20% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 166,701.18 166,701.18
13 #161337 Heritage Auctions Movie Posters - Internet Bidstart 9/8 September 15, 2013 September 17, 2013 548 501 91.42% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 40,113.40 40,113.40
14 #91413 Neal Auction Company Books September 14, 2013 September 19, 2013 69 46 66.67% USD 1.0 51,200.00 77,250.00 112,850.00 81,657.25 81,657.25 72.36%
15 #515 PBA Galleries California and the American West September 12, 2013 September 16, 2013 512 343 66.99% USD 1.0 185,090.00 286,250.00 394,390.00 198,420.00 198,420.00 50.31%
16 #1153 Tooveys Prints September 11, 2013 September 19, 2013 50 30 60.00% GBP 1.65 4,500.00 6,690.00 11,700.00 8,244.25 13,108.40 70.46%
17 #50 Alexander Autographs Autographs September 10, 2013 September 16, 2013 969 714 73.68% USD 1.0 308,235.00 424,010.00 914,130.00 424,487.90 424,487.90 46.44%
18 #20706 Bonhams Books September 10, 2013 September 19, 2013 440 372 84.55% GBP 1.65 120,230.00 184,570.00 222,220.00 248,881.00 395,720.79 112.00%
19 #514 PBA Galleries Treasures from our Warehouse, plus August 29, 2013 September 17, 2013 147 146 99.32% USD 1.0 1,460.00 1,460.00 1,470.00 15,252.00 15,252.00 1037.55%
20 #BK10 Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood Books, Maps and Prints August 21, 2013 September 19, 2013 735 552 75.10% GBP 1.65 41,125.00 64,235.00 95,595.00 78,875.58 126,990.06 82.51%
21 #413 RR Auction Autographs August 14, 2013 September 19, 2013 1662 1160 69.80% USD 1.0 196,400.00 196,400.00 288,550.00 1,085,592.00 1,085,592.00 376.22%
  • <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Leaves from<br>George Washington's Own Draft <br>of His first Inaugural Address. An Extraordinary Rarity!
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Declaration of Independence: Benjamin Tyler 1818 - First Print with Facsimile Signatures.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Thomas Jefferson Signed Act of Contress Authorizing Alexander Hamilton to Complete Famous Portland Maine Lighthouse.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Emanuel Leutze. Silk Flag Banner designed by Leutze, created by Tiffany & Co., and presented to Gen. John A. Dix, 1864.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> The "greatest of early American maps … a masterpiece" (Corcoran). Thomas Holme.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Lincoln Summons His Cabinet for a Historic Meeting to Discuss Compensated Emancipation.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Albert Einstein. Autograph Letter Signed. Einstein Counsels His Son ... Meaning of Life.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Normal Rockwell. Painting/Drawing Signed. Rockwell's "Barbeshop Quartet", 1936.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Frederick Douglass. Autograph Letter Signed to unknown correspondent. Washington, D.C.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Harry Truman. Autograph Manuscript Notebook for Kansas City Law School Night Class.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Robert E. Lee. Autograph Letter Signed, June 11, 1782. Hours after the Battle of Culpeper Court House, Lee Escapes Again.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> George Washington. Letter Signed, as Commander-in-Chief, Continental Army, to Elias Dayton, Headquarters, [Newburgh, N.Y.], June 11, 1782.
  • <b>19th Century Shop.</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. Iconic signed Darwin photograph "I like this photograph much better than any other which ..."
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. <i>Autograph Letter Signed</i>. Early Unpublished Darwin letter on the races of man.
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> WRIGHT, WILBUR. Experiments and Observations in Soaring Flight. Journal of the Western Society of Engineers 8, no. 4 (August, 1903).
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. <i>The Meaning of Relativity.</i> FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH. Signed and dated Oxford 1931.
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> GARDNER, ALEXANDER. Antietam Bridge, Maryland. "One of the memorable spots in the history of the war."
  • <b>Jeschke Van Vliet Berlin May 27:</b><br>Lot 552. Zoologie. Merian, Maria Sibylla. De Europische insecten ... Est. 32000 €.
    <b>Jeschke Van Vliet Berlin May 27:</b><br>Lot 15. Inkunabeln. Curtius Rufus, Quintus. Third known edition.<br>Est. 7000 €.
  • Christie's London: SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies</i>, Edited by John Heminger (D. 1630) and Henry Condell<br>(D. 1627). £800,000–£1,200,000
    Christie's London: SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published According to the True Orginal Copies.</i> The Second Impression. £180,000–£250,000
    Christie's London: SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published According to the True Orginal Copies. </i>The Third Impression. £300,000–£400,000.
    Christie's London: SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published According to the True Orginal Copies. </i> The Fourth Edition. £15,000–£20,000
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