• <b>Profiles in History Historical Auction 75, June 11th.</b>
    <B>Profiles in History June 11.</B> Lot 10: Boone, Daniel. Autograph document signed. Est. $12,000-15,000.
    <B>Profiles in History June 11.</B> Lot 29: Darwin, Charles. Autograph letter signed. Est. $4,000-6,000.
    <B>Profiles in History June 11.</B> Lot 30: Davis, Jefferson. Civl War-date autograph letter signed. <BR>Est. $15,000-25,000.
    <B>Profiles in History June 11.</B> Lot 45: Einstein, Albert. Autograph letter signed. Est. $15,000-$25.000.
    <b>Profiles in History Historical Auction 75, June 11th.</b>
    <B>Profiles in History June 11.</B> Lot 46: Einstein, Albert. A large archive.<br>Est. $25,000-35,000.
    <B>Profiles in History June 11.</B> Lot 48: Einstein, Albert. Typed letter signed. Est. $15,000-25,000.
    <B>Profiles in History June 11.</B> Lot 57: Fulton, Robert. Autograph letter signed. Est. $8,000-12,000.
    <B>Profiles in History June 11.</B> Lot 74: Jackson, Thomas J. ("Stonewall"). <br>Est. $20,000-30,000.
    <b>Profiles in History Historical Auction 75, June 11th.</b>
    <B>Profiles in History June 11.</B> Lot 97: Lincoln, Abraham. A Proclamation, January 1863. Est. $40,000-60,000.
    <B>Profiles in History June 11.</B> Lot 99: [Slavery - Thirteenth Amendment]. Est. $80,000-120,000.
    <B>Profiles in History June 11.</B> Lot 116: Newton, Sir Isaac. Autograph document signed ("Is. Newton"). <br>Est. $30,000-$50,000.
    <B>Profiles in History June 11.</B> Lot 200: Ruth Babe. Photograph signed. <br>Est. $4,000-6,000.
  • <b>Skinner Fine Books & Manuscripts Auction May 27-June 7</b>
    <b>Skinner May 27-June 7:</b> Lot 52. Herman Melville. Autograph letter signed ,1858. est. $2,000-3,000
    <b>Skinner May 27-June 7:</b> Lot 55.<br>Edgar Allan Poe. Oil on canvas portrait, est. $400-600
    <b>Skinner May 27-June 7:</b> Lot 61. John Roberts. Account and Memoranda books of the Pennsylvania Quaker miller executed for treason during the American Revolution,<br>est. $6,000-8,000
    <b>Skinner May 27-June 7:</b> Lot 106. Marc Chagall. <i>Le Plafond de l'Opera</i>, inscribed copy, est. $400-600
    <b>Skinner Fine Books & Manuscripts Auction May 27-June 7</b>
    <b>Skinner May 27-June 7:</b> Lot 147. Manuscript Prayer Book in Latin and Dutch with Hand-colored woodcuts, c. 1500, est. $2,000-2,500
    <b>Skinner May 27-June 7:</b> Lot 189. McKenney & Hall. <i>History of the Indian Tribes of North America</i>, 1837-38, est. $8,000-12,000
    <b>Skinner May 27-June 7:</b> Lot 204. <br>Julio Plaza and Augusto do Campos. <i>Obetos Serigrafias Originais</i>, 1969,<br> est. $2,000-3,000
    <b>Skinner May 27-June 7:</b> Lot 222. <i>Nuremberg Chronicle in</i> Latin, 1493, est. $25,000-35,000
    <b>Skinner Fine Books & Manuscripts Auction May 27-June 7</b>
    <b>Skinner May 27-June 7:</b> Lot 234. <i>Third Annual Report of the Board of Commissioners of the Central Park</i>, 1860, est. $800-1,000
    <b>Skinner May 27-June 7:</b> Lot 249. Theodor De Bry. Hand-colored illustrations of North American Indians, est. $2,000-2,500
    <b>Skinner May 27-June 7:</b> Lot 254. <br>Pete Hawley. Original illustration<br>for Jantzenaire corsets, 1950s,<br>est. $2,000-3,000
    <b>Skinner May 27-June 7:</b> Lot 264. <i>Burr's Atlas of the State of New York</i>, 1840, est. $7,000-9,000
  • <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> Book of Hours, illuminated by the Jason Master, Haarlem, c. 1475-80
    <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> Biblia Latina, Paris, 1476-77, first edition of the Vulgate printed in France
    <b>Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books: </b> Ludolph of Saxony, Vie du Christ, illuminated by the Master of the Chronique Scandaleuse, 1506-08
    <b>Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books: </b><br>King David, miniature on vellum, Bologna, c. 1470
    <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> Bible, illuminated in the <i>primo stile</i>, Bologna, c. 1250-70
    <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>19th Century Shop.</b> Catalogue 160: Magnificent Books, Manuscripts, & Photographs
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Shakespeare's First Folio (1623)
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Charles Darwin family photograph album
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Spectacular album of mammoth photos of the American West by Watkins & others
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Washington family copy of The Federalist (1788)
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Underground Railroad runaway broadside (1857)

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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 #21014 Bonhams Prints October 22, 2013 October 23, 2013 321 254 79.13% USD 1.0 1,236,000.00 1,790,100.00 2,299,400.00 1,883,997.00 1,883,997.00 81.93%
2 #2775 Christies Prints October 22, 2013 October 23, 2013 5 4 80.00% USD 1.0 8,000.00 12,500.00 102,500.00 5,125.00 5,125.00 5.00%
3 #1343b Bruun Rasmussen Modern and Contemporary Prints October 22, 2013 October 25, 2013 57 44 77.19% EUR 1.38 14,565.00 16,015.00 22,380.00 14,345.00 19,796.08 64.10%
4 #1343a Bruun Rasmussen Old Master Prints October 21, 2013 October 23, 2013 13 10 76.92% EUR 1.38 3,090.00 3,220.00 4,360.00 5,087.50 7,020.73 116.69%
5 #121342 Heritage Auctions Comics - Internet bidstart 10/13 October 20, 2013 October 23, 2013 633 633 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 114,795.92 114,795.92
6 #161342 Heritage Auctions Posters - internet bidstart 10/13 October 20, 2013 October 23, 2013 530 490 92.45% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 42,881.41 42,881.41
7 #2465 Artcurial Automobilia October 20, 2013 October 23, 2013 31 28 90.32% EUR 1.38 8,500.00 13,400.00 16,350.00 19,136.00 26,407.68 117.04%
8 #102F Galerie Bassenge Modern Literature and Art Documentation October 19, 2013 October 24, 2013 764 391 51.18% EUR 1.38 217,280.00 217,280.00 414,940.00 248,581.25 343,042.13 59.91%
9 #2326 Swann Galleries Rare and Important Travel Posters October 18, 2013 October 19, 2013 197 153 77.66% USD 1.0 338,500.00 491,300.00 645,100.00 503,284.00 503,284.00 78.02%
10 #102D Galerie Bassenge Literature 17th-19th Century October 18, 2013 October 24, 2013 683 346 50.66% EUR 1.38 141,250.00 141,250.00 287,310.00 177,756.25 245,303.63 61.87%
11 #102E Galerie Bassenge Autographs October 18, 2013 October 24, 2013 277 210 75.81% EUR 1.38 154,500.00 154,500.00 181,540.00 235,525.00 325,024.50 129.74%
12 #30 AntiquarianAuctions.com Rare Books - Internet bidstart 10/10 October 17, 2013 October 23, 2013 492 268 54.47% USD 1.0 64,875.00 74,350.00 149,250.00 54,142.00 54,142.00 36.28%
13 #36087 Bloomsbury Auctions Prints October 17, 2013 October 19, 2013 221 136 61.54% GBP 1.65 81,300.00 120,900.00 200,100.00 113,393.00 183,696.66 56.67%
14 #2325 Swann Galleries Fine Photographs and Photobooks October 17, 2013 October 19, 2013 251 143 56.97% USD 1.0 769,800.00 1,136,700.00 2,143,800.00 1,079,189.00 1,079,189.00 50.34%
15 #201342 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 10/10 October 17, 2013 October 19, 2013 260 212 81.54% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 14,994.50 14,994.50
16 #102B Galerie Bassenge Rare Books October 17, 2013 October 24, 2013 446 182 40.81% EUR 1.38 138,915.00 138,915.00 402,890.00 169,025.00 233,254.50 41.95%
17 #102C Galerie Bassenge Incunabula, Books before 1600 October 17, 2013 October 24, 2013 305 180 59.02% EUR 1.38 388,030.00 388,030.00 710,100.00 422,662.50 583,274.25 59.52%
18 #6100 Heritage Auctions Rare Books October 17, 2013 October 19, 2013 560 521 93.04% USD 1.0 690,400.00 1,035,600.00 1,112,400.00 995,116.50 995,116.50 89.46%
19 #6102 Heritage Auctions Manuscripts October 17, 2013 October 19, 2013 1161 1095 94.32% USD 1.0 1,284,500.00 1,908,920.00 2,081,545.00 1,652,731.50 1,652,731.50 79.40%
20 #22017 Aguttes Prints October 16, 2013 October 19, 2013 48 25 52.08% EUR 1.38 7,880.00 11,170.00 24,940.00 17,205.00 23,570.85 68.99%
21 #13AM02 Doyle New York Prints October 16, 2013 October 19, 2013 10 10 100.00% USD 1.0 14,900.00 22,500.00 22,500.00 17,782.00 17,782.00 79.03%
22 #102A Galerie Bassenge History, Geography, Travel October 16, 2013 October 24, 2013 391 191 48.85% EUR 1.38 122,995.00 122,995.00 260,095.00 146,187.50 201,738.75 56.21%
23 #21010 Bonhams Fine Books and Manuscripts October 16, 2013 October 19, 2013 374 275 73.53% USD 1.0 694,800.00 1,055,200.00 1,641,300.00 1,106,359.00 1,106,359.00 67.41%
24 #2398 Artcurial Books and Manuscripts October 16, 2013 October 19, 2013 289 185 64.01% EUR 1.38 661,900.00 889,300.00 1,241,550.00 1,473,327.60 2,018,458.81 118.67%
25 #416 RR Auction Autographs October 16, 2013 October 23, 2013 1665 1074 64.50% USD 1.0 165,500.00 165,500.00 260,400.00 802,500.00 802,500.00 308.18%
26 #95 Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH Rare Books and Decorative Prints; and Photography October 15, 2013 October 23, 2013 900 385 42.78% EUR 1.38 226,840.00 226,840.00 524,070.00 271,008.20 373,991.19 51.71%
27 #9562 Christies Photographs October 15, 2013 October 19, 2013 142 103 72.54% GBP 1.65 371,900.00 539,500.00 821,400.00 570,104.00 923,568.48 69.41%
28 #1157 Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers Books - Day 2 September 27, 2013 October 24, 2013 326 231 70.86% GBP 1.65 11,080.00 13,560.00 21,350.00 20,613.75 33,394.27 96.55%
29 #1156 Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers Books - Day 1 September 26, 2013 October 24, 2013 900 673 74.78% GBP 1.65 0.00 67,830.00 87,970.00 128,085.85 207,499.30 145.60%
30 #257 Waverly Auctions Rare Books September 19, 2013 October 19, 2013 436 425 97.48% USD 1.0 73,440.00 113,885.00 115,765.00 97,485.70 97,485.70 84.21%
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries: Art, Press & Illustrated Books, June 10.</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 10:</b> Andy Warhol, <i>Wild Raspberries</i>, <br>signed and inscribed, New York, 1959. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 10:</b> Pablo Picasso and l'Académie Goncourt, <i>Regards sur Paris</i>, signed<br>by all artists and authors, Paris, 1962. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 10:</b> Hans Christian Andersen, <i>Fairy Tales</i>, with original watercolor and signature by Arthur Rackham, London, 1932. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries: Art, Press & Illustrated Books, June 10.</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 10:</b> Sonia Delaunay, <i>Compositions, Couleurs, Idées</i>, complete portfolio<br>of 40 pochoir plates, Paris, 1930. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 10:</b> James Joyce's <i>Ulysses</i>, with 26 plates by Matisse, published by the Limited Editions Club, signed by both, New York, 1935. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 10:</b> Andy Warhol, <i>A Gold Book</i>, with 4 hand-colored plates, signed and inscribed, New York, 1957. <br>$8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries: Art, Press & Illustrated Books, June 10.</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 10:</b> <i>Derrière le Miroir</i>, group of 73 <br>issues from the collection of<br>Monroe Wheeler, Paris, 1946-82. $6,000 to 9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 10:</b> Ovid's <i>l'Art d'aimer d'Ovide</i>, illustrated by Salvador Dalí, Paris, 1978.<br>$6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 10:</b> Tristan Tzara, <i>De Mémoire d'Homme</i>, with 9 lithographs by Pablo Picasso, Paris, 1950. $5,000 to $7,500.
  • <b>Bonhams New York: Voices of the 20th Century, 16 June 2015</b>
    <b>Bonhams NY June 16:</b> FITZGERALD, F. SCOTT. 1896-1940. <i>The Great Gatsby.</i> New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925. Est. $80,000-100,000.
    <b>Bonhams NY June 16:</b> CAMUS, ALBERT. 1913-1960. Autograph Manuscript Signed ("Albert Camus"). Est. $40,000-60,000.
    <b>Bonhams NY June 16:</b> KING, MARTIN LUTHER, JR. 1929-1968. Autograph Letter Initialed ("MLK") [August 3, 1962]. Est. $25,000-35,000.
    <b>Bonhams NY June 16:</b> MAO<br> ZEDONG. 1893-1976. <i>Quotations<br>from Chairman Mao Tse-Tung.</i>.<br>Est. $20,000-30,000.
    <b>Bonhams NY June 16:</b> VIETNAM ANTI-WAR MOVEMENT. Hettenbahc, Stephen and Robert Yagura, Designers. Est. $5,000-8,000.
    <b>Bonhams London: Fine Books and Manuscripts, 24 June 2015</b>
    <b>Bonhams London June 24:</b> ENGELS (FRIEDRICH). Papers of Friedrich Engels as Corresponding Secretary. Est. $160,000-240,000.
    <b>Bonhams London June 24:</b> BRITISH ARCTIC EXPEDITION 1875-6. Illustrated autograph journal kept <br>by Commander Albert Hastings Markham. Est. $160,000-240,000.
    <b>Bonhams London June 24:</b> TURING (ALAN). Autograph letter signed ("Alan Turing"). Est. $63,000-94,000.
    <b>Bonhams London June 24:</b> MALLORY (GEORGE LEIGH). Series of thirty-four autograph letters and cards.<br>Est. $63,000-94,000.
    <b>Bonhams London June 24:</b> JOYCE (JAMES). <i>Ulysses</i>, First Edition, Number 282 OF 750 Copies. <br>Est. $94,000-130,000.
  • <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> Latest catalogue - The Russian Turmoil 1917-45: An Émigré perspective
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> S. Anichkova, Baroness Taube, [The Enigma of Lenin]. Prague, c. 1934.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> V. Purishkevich [The Diary of State Duma Member Vladimir Mitrofanovich Purishkevich]. Riga, 1924.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> O. Kugusheva [Wolf Pack]. Berlin, 1940.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> B.M. Kuznetsov [To Please Stalin / 1945-1946]. Canada, 1968.
  • <b>Sotheby's Paris</b> Livres et Manuscrits, 25 June 2015: Aristophane
    <b>Sotheby's Paris</b> Livres et Manuscrits, 25 June 2015: Boccacio
    <b>Sotheby's Paris</b> Livres et Manuscrits, 25 June 2015: Bonnard
    <b>Sotheby's Paris</b> Livres et Manuscrits, 25 June 2015: Borges
    <b>Sotheby's Paris</b> Livres et Manuscrits, 25 June 2015: Dali
    <b>Sotheby's Paris</b> Livres et Manuscrits, 25 June 2015: De Gaulle
    <b>Sotheby's Paris</b> Livres et Manuscrits, 25 June 2015: Iliazd, Picasso, Giacometti
    <b>Sotheby's Paris</b> Livres et Manuscrits, 25 June 2015: Kerver
    <b>Sotheby's Paris</b> Livres et Manuscrits, 25 June 2015: Miro & Hirtz
    <b>Sotheby's Paris</b> Livres et Manuscrits, 25 June 2015: Molière
    <b>Sotheby's Paris</b> Livres et Manuscrits, 25 June 2015: Picasso & Level
  • Lot 100: Beautifully preserved contemporary broadside of the Declaration of Independence. Estimate: $1,500,000-2,000,000
    Sotheby’s June 19. Lot 1: <br>Gutenberg Bible, the complete <br>Book of Esther, 1455, 8 leaves. <br>Estimate: $500,000-700,000
    Sotheby’s June 19. Lot 2: Flavius Josephus, Opera, 1470, first edition in Latin. Estimate: $100,000-150,000
    Sotheby’s June 19. Lot 15: Bonifacius VIII, Pont. Max. (Formerly Benedetto Gaetano), Liber sextus Decretalium, 1473, in contemporary Viennese binding. Estimate: $75,000-100,000
    Sotheby’s June 19. Lot 19: <br>Ansel Adams, Taos Pueblos, described by Ansel Easton Adams and described by Mary Austin,<br>1939. One of 100 copies, signed. Estimate: $30,000-40,000
    Sotheby’s June 19. Lot 29:<br>Ludwig Bemelmans, Parisian <br>street scene with Madeline, Miss Clavel and pupils. Original gouache and ink drawing, late 1950’s. Estimate: $25,000-35,000
    Sotheby’s June 19. Lot 40:<br>Charles Dickens, First edition<br>of Great Expectations, 1861. <br>Estimate: $80,000-120,000
    Sotheby’s June 19. Lot 50: Allen Ginsberg, Lenny Bruce, and other Beat authors, Collection of autographed and typed letters, 1950s-1970s . Est: $10,000-15,000
    Sotheby’s June 19. Lot 56: Hermann Hesse. autograph illustrated manuscript entitles Zwolf Gedichte, 1921. Estimate: $20,000-$30,000
    Sotheby’s June 19. Lot 69: Henri Matisse, autograph letter signed to his wife, Tangier, 1912, with original sketch for the painting Window in Tangier. Estimate: $15,000-20,000
    Sotheby’s June 19. Lot 79: Pablo Picasso, Luis de Gongora, Vingt Poèmes de Gongora, 1948.<br>Estimate: $10,000-15,000
    Sotheby’s June 19. Lot 99: The first book printing of the Declaration of Independence from Montesquieu’s library. Estimate: $300,000-500,000
    Sotheby’s June 19. Lot 100:<br>A Beautifully preserved contemporary broadside of the Declaration of Independence. Estimate: $1,500,000-2,000,000
    Sotheby’s June 19. Lot 122: Abraham Lincoln, An unrecorded letter to a Yale student dated May 27, 1858. Estimate: $50,000-70,000
    Sotheby’s June 19. Lot 144: George Washington, Autograph leaf from his discarded First Inaugural Address. Estimate: $175,000-275,000
    Sotheby’s June 19. Lot 150:<br>Roger Williams, The Bloudy <br>Tenent, London, 1644. A seminal work on religious freedom. <br>Estimate: $100,000-150,000
  • <b>Christie's London June 9th: Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts</b>
    <b>Christie's London June 9:</b> CASSATT, Mary (1844-1926). Document signed three times. Est. £3,000-5,000.
    <b>Christie's London June 9:</b> LENNON, John and Yoko ONO. Document signed ('John Lennon'; 'Yoko Ono'). Est. £4,000-6,000.
    <b>Christie's London June 9:</b><br>BOCHIUS, Joannes (1555-1609). Book describes in great detail ... visiting Archduke Albert of Austria and wife. Est. £3,000-5,000.
    <b>Christie's London June 9th: Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts</b>
    <b>Christie's London June 9:</b> CAVENDISH, William, 1st Duke of Newcastle (1592-1676). <i>A General System of Horsemanship in all its Branches.</i> Est. £3,500-4,500.
    <b>Christie's London June 9:</b> FERNÁN GONZÁLEZ,<i>Conde Fernan Gonzalez. Cronica del noble cavallero el conde Fernan Gonçalez.</i> Est. £5,000-£8,000.
    <b>Christie's London June 9:</b><br>SEWELL, Anna (1820-1878). <i>Black Beauty: His Grooms and Companions. The Autobiography of a Horse.</i><br>Est. £4,000-£6,000.
    <b>Christie's London June 9th: Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts</b>
    <b>Christie's London June 9:</b> WISDEN, John. <i>Cricketers' Almanack for 1898.</i> Est. £3,000-5,000.
    <b>Christie's London June 9:</b> IMPERATO, Ferrante (1550-1625). Historia Naturale. Venice: Combi & La Noù. Est. £2,500-3,500.
    <b>Christie's London June 9:</b><br>PEIGNOT, Etienne-Gabriel (1767-1849). Dictionaire raisonné de bibliologie. Paris: vols I-II = Villier, 1802. Est. £8,000-£12,000.
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