• <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>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

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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 #36090 Bloomsbury Auctions Library of a Gentleman November 7, 2013 November 8, 2013 338 338 100.00% GBP 1.65 295,390.00 419,150.00 419,150.00 587,561.00 945,973.21 140.18%
2 #110713 Dominic Winter Book Auctions The Collector's Sale: Aviation and Transport Memorabilia November 7, 2013 November 8, 2013 230 141 61.30% GBP 1.65 59,200.00 89,310.00 154,730.00 147,612.38 237,655.99 95.40%
3 #20623 Bloomsbury Auctions Military Books November 6, 2013 November 8, 2013 80 62 77.50% GBP 1.65 9,670.00 13,610.00 22,090.00 20,832.00 70,410.13 94.31%
4 #3559 Christies Old Books, Art Books, Manuscripts November 6, 2013 November 8, 2013 157 116 73.89% EUR 1.38 1,128,000.00 1,578,000.00 1,928,000.00 1,795,625.00 2,424,093.75 93.13%
5 #462 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Fine Books and Manuscripts November 6, 2013 November 8, 2013 410 367 89.51% USD 1.0 255,690.00 409,810.00 464,660.00 414,775.25 414,775.25 89.26%
6 #21129 Bonhams Sports Memorabilia November 6, 2013 November 8, 2013 138 114 82.61% GBP 1.65 38,720.00 55,020.00 74,040.00 51,858.00 83,491.38 70.04%
7 #110613 Dominic Winter Book Auctions Printed Books, Maps and Documents VINTAGE & CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY November 6, 2013 November 8, 2013 611 525 85.92% GBP 1.65 115,710.00 172,500.00 217,930.00 255,538.80 411,417.74 117.26%
8 #2329 Swann Galleries The Armory Show at 100 -Prints November 5, 2013 November 8, 2013 229 150 65.50% USD 1.0 997,136.00 1,458,850.00 2,663,350.00 1,315,375.00 1,315,375.00 49.39%
9 #1345b Bruun Rasmussen Modern and Contemporary Prints November 5, 2013 November 8, 2013 46 40 86.96% EUR 1.38 13,735.00 15,225.00 19,350.00 16,360.00 22,086.05 84.55%
10 #1345a Bruun Rasmussen Old Master Prints November 4, 2013 November 8, 2013 6 6 100.00% EUR 1.38 1,340.00 1,405.00 1,405.00 1,318.75 1,780.31 93.86%
11 #121344 Heritage Auctions Comics - Internet bidstart 10/27 November 3, 2013 November 4, 2013 537 534 99.44% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 95,169.29 95,169.29
12 #161344 Heritage Auctions Posters - internet bidstart 10/27 November 3, 2013 November 4, 2013 535 489 91.40% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 32,230.58 32,230.58
13 #110313 National Book Auctions Books and Ephemera November 3, 2013 November 8, 2013 433 433 100.00% USD 1.0 38,480.00 96,800.00 96,800.00 47,016.75 47,016.75 48.57%
14 #5153 Heritage Auctions Photography November 2, 2013 November 4, 2013 185 150 81.08% USD 1.0 414,300.00 657,300.00 886,100.00 459,193.75 459,193.75 51.82%
15 #6103 Heritage Auctions Space November 1, 2013 November 4, 2013 349 291 83.38% USD 1.0 337,750.00 493,650.00 557,150.00 555,392.50 555,392.50 99.68%
16 #785 Eldreds Asian Art - Books, Prints October 31, 2013 November 6, 2013 59 28 47.46% USD 1.0 9,650.00 13,800.00 26,320.00 21,246.30 21,246.30 80.72%
17 #9836 Tajan Books October 30, 2013 November 6, 2013 384 249 64.84% EUR 1.38 138,380.00 187,420.00 301,260.00 273,324.00 368,987.40 90.73%
18 #71 Grays Auctioneers Prints October 29, 2013 November 7, 2013 42 22 52.38% USD 1.0 2,140.00 3,660.00 6,140.00 3,286.00 3,286.00 53.52%
19 #72 Grays Auctioneers Prints October 29, 2013 November 7, 2013 102 65 63.73% USD 1.0 15,060.00 21,800.00 38,330.00 23,315.00 23,315.00 60.83%
20 #13b Gonnelli Casa DAste Manuscripts, Autographs & Books - Day 2 October 26, 2013 November 4, 2013 420 222 52.86% EUR 1.38 180,980.00 361,960.00 698,580.00 328,779.00 443,851.93 47.06%
21 #71d Hauff and Auvermann Part IV: Modern Literature, Posters, Photography October 26, 2013 November 8, 2013 693 387 55.84% EUR 1.38 154,650.00 154,650.00 253,930.00 206,088.00 278,218.80 81.16%
22 #71e Hauff and Auvermann Part V: Erotica October 26, 2013 November 8, 2013 367 177 48.23% EUR 1.38 93,900.00 93,900.00 208,960.00 109,851.60 148,299.66 52.57%
23 #13a Gonnelli Casa DAste Manuscripts, Autographs & Books - Day 1 October 25, 2013 November 4, 2013 400 216 54.00% EUR 1.38 126,650.00 317,000.00 551,480.00 210,207.00 283,779.79 38.12%
24 #71b Hauff and Auvermann Part II: Rare Books, Autographs and Engravings October 25, 2013 November 8, 2013 488 214 43.85% EUR 1.38 93,610.00 93,610.00 222,250.00 105,719.92 142,721.89 47.57%
25 #71c Hauff and Auvermann Part III: Modern and Contemporary Art October 25, 2013 November 8, 2013 361 226 62.60% EUR 1.38 73,650.00 73,650.00 117,420.00 90,606.80 122,319.18 77.16%
26 #71a Hauff and Auvermann Part I: Rare Books, Autographs and Engravings October 24, 2013 November 8, 2013 1103 556 50.41% EUR 1.38 198,200.00 198,200.00 415,380.00 240,646.80 324,873.18 57.93%
27 #417 RR Auction Autographs - JFK 50 Years After Dallas October 24, 2013 November 7, 2013 230 181 78.70% USD 1.0 58,000.00 58,000.00 81,000.00 548,910.00 548,910.00 677.67%
28 #101913 Archives International Auctions Historical Documents, Autographs, and the Copps Collection October 19, 2013 November 7, 2013 1497 1489 99.47% USD 1.0 446,360.00 847,425.00 852,815.00 756,828.30 756,828.30 88.74%
29 #101313 National Book Auctions Books and Ephemera - Civil War, Ephemera, Signed October 13, 2013 November 8, 2013 475 475 100.00% USD 1.0 45,460.00 110,000.00 110,000.00 50,448.45 50,448.45 45.86%
30 #86b Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen Books, Graphics modern and ancient Arts, Antiques - Day 2 October 12, 2013 November 6, 2013 3147 1203 38.23% EUR 1.38 367,465.00 367,465.00 1,045,720.00 371,968.80 502,157.88 35.57%
31 #86a Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen Books, Graphics modern and ancient Arts, Antiques - Day 1 October 11, 2013 November 6, 2013 3134 1430 45.63% EUR 1.38 490,215.00 490,215.00 1,100,565.00 532,029.60 718,239.96 48.34%
32 #91513 National Book Auctions Books and Ephemera - Burman, PA Dutch, Ornithology, etc. September 15, 2013 November 8, 2013 365 365 100.00% USD 1.0 37,430.00 89,650.00 89,650.00 38,763.45 38,763.45 43.24%
33 #62713 Adams Amsterdam Auctions Modern Art and Literature: Jan Cremer June 27, 2013 November 7, 2013 743 551 74.16% EUR 1.38 98,260.00 134,650.00 256,515.00 118,392.61 159,830.10 46.15%
  • <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, 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 under the Proclamation of 1754, 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, 2 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>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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