• <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 #36084 Bloomsbury Auctions Antiquarian Books October 3, 2013 October 4, 2013 433 326 75.29% GBP 1.65 248,970.00 349,980.00 459,570.00 418,617.00 673,973.37 91.09%
2 #201340 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 9/26 October 3, 2013 October 4, 2013 273 241 88.28% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 16,499.50 16,499.50
3 #2780 Christies Into Africa - Photographs by Peter Beard October 3, 2013 October 4, 2013 28 24 85.71% USD 1.0 663,000.00 992,500.00 1,452,500.00 1,290,188.00 1,290,188.00 88.83%
4 #2732 Christies Photographs October 3, 2013 October 4, 2013 241 158 65.56% USD 1.0 3,068,000.00 4,512,500.00 8,946,000.00 4,535,188.00 4,535,188.00 50.70%
5 #100213 Dominic Winter Book Auctions Pictures - Prints October 2, 2013 October 3, 2013 63 36 57.14% GBP 1.65 23,170.00 35,600.00 45,210.00 100,009.55 162,015.50 221.21%
6 #N09020 Sothebys Photographs October 2, 2013 October 3, 2013 232 173 74.57% USD 1.0 3,109,000.00 4,698,000.00 6,767,000.00 5,041,564.00 5,041,564.00 74.50%
7 #1340b Bruun Rasmussen Books and Manuscripts October 1, 2013 October 3, 2013 141 122 86.52% EUR 1.38 53,635.00 70,695.00 84,050.00 106,033.75 143,145.71 126.16%
8 #1340c Bruun Rasmussen Modern and Contemporary Prints October 1, 2013 October 3, 2013 83 63 75.90% EUR 1.38 23,970.00 27,315.00 39,080.00 27,433.75 37,035.59 70.20%
9 #22799 De Baecque and Associes Prints September 30, 2013 October 3, 2013 19 12 63.16% EUR 1.38 560.00 920.00 2,640.00 822.00 1,109.70 31.14%
10 #1340a Bruun Rasmussen Old Master Drawings and Prints September 30, 2013 October 3, 2013 8 6 75.00% EUR 1.38 1,610.00 2,000.00 2,600.00 1,511.25 2,040.20 58.13%
11 #121339 Heritage Auctions Comics - Internet bidstart 9/22 September 29, 2013 October 3, 2013 593 592 99.83% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 115,390.43 115,390.43
12 #161339 Heritage Auctions Movie Posters - Internet Bidstart 9/22 September 29, 2013 October 3, 2013 530 490 92.45% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 33,843.87 33,843.87
13 #21005 Bonhams Prints September 29, 2013 October 3, 2013 46 28 60.87% USD 1.0 20,200.00 29,500.00 44,000.00 23,196.00 23,196.00 52.72%
14 #129 Venator and Hanstein Modern and Contemporary Prints and Drawings · Modern Literature on Art September 28, 2013 October 3, 2013 416 238 57.21% EUR 1.38 229,770.00 229,770.00 539,710.00 297,018.70 400,975.52 55.03%
15 #1471 Freemans Maps, Posters and other Graphics September 27, 2013 September 28, 2013 156 113 72.44% USD 1.0 50,350.00 79,450.00 139,230.00 80,142.00 80,142.00 57.56%
16 #2486 Ferraton Books, Prints September 27, 2013 October 3, 2013 670 578 86.27% EUR 1.38 33,850.00 53,920.00 71,158.00 85,437.50 115,341.56 120.07%
17 #128 Venator and Hanstein Books · Prints and Drawings · Autographs September 27, 2013 October 3, 2013 819 377 46.03% EUR 1.38 357,590.00 357,590.00 944,630.00 558,765.90 754,334.34 59.15%
18 #1470 Freemans Books and Manuscripts September 26, 2013 September 28, 2013 453 386 85.21% USD 1.0 287,370.00 456,630.00 574,470.00 545,516.00 545,516.00 94.96%
19 #36078 Bloomsbury Auctions Modern and Contemporary Prints September 26, 2013 September 28, 2013 422 226 53.55% GBP 1.65 123,900.00 175,950.00 422,200.00 171,429.00 276,000.69 40.60%
20 #283 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Prints September 26, 2013 September 28, 2013 271 198 73.06% USD 1.0 486,700.00 767,500.00 955,800.00 672,298.00 672,298.00 70.34%
21 #9939 Christies Prints September 26, 2013 September 28, 2013 49 31 63.27% GBP 1.65 59,200.00 87,900.00 151,800.00 73,379.00 118,140.19 48.34%
22 #201339 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 9/19 September 26, 2013 September 28, 2013 505 434 85.94% USD 1.0 23,397.00 33,960.00 7,033,960.00 37,682.50 37,682.50 0.54%
23 #682 Morton Casa de Subastas Documents, Prints and Books September 18, 2013 September 28, 2013 231 62 26.84% MXN 0.08 477,000.00 607,000.00 2,439,000.00 480,936.00 38,474.88 19.72%
24 #414 RR Auction Rare Manuscript, Document & Autograph September 18, 2013 October 3, 2013 1711 1187 69.37% USD 1.0 178,750.00 178,750.00 268,350.00 890,852.40 890,852.40 331.97%
  • <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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