• <b>Now in press: 19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy.</b>
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> <i>The First American Magna Carta. English Liberties.</i> Boston, 1721.
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Babbage presentation to Peel, the man who killed the Difference Engine 1832
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> The Stamp Act. 1765
    <b>Now in press: 19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy.</b>
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Central Park Photographs by Prevost 1862
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Salem Witch Trials. Wonders of the Invisible World 1693
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Mammoth print of Millie-Christine, "The Carolina Twins" c. 1868
  • <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b>  Lewis Morris Rutherfurd, The Moon, From a Negative taken at the Observatory of Mr. L. M. Rutherfurd...May 19, 1874. Est: $5,000-8,000 (Lot 3)
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> Alvin Langdon Coburn. London. With 20 photogravures by Coburn and text by Hilaire Belloc, London and New York: 1909. First edition. Est: $4,000-6,000 (Lot 32)
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> Lee Friedlander, Newark, New Jersey, 1962 and Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1972.<br>Est: $7,000-9,000 (Lot 50)
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> The  papers of Brevet Major General John Gross Barnard (1815-1882), Chief Engineer of the Army of the Potomac. Est: $75,000-100,000 (Lot 160)
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> James Joyce, Dubliners, London: Grant Richards, 1914. First edition. Est: $5,000-8,000 (Lot 362)
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> George Sand, Group of five volumes inscribed to Henry Harrisse. Est: $4,000-6,000 (Lot 405)
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> Thomas More, Sir, Saint [Utopia]: De optimo reip. statu deque nova insula utopia libellus vere aureus… Basel: Froben, March 1518. First Basel edition. Est: $15,000-25,000 (Lot 308)
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> Johannes Brahms, Autograph letter in German signed "Joh. Brahms.” Est: $4,000-6,000 (Lot 285)
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> Kelmscott Press, [Guilelmus, of Tyre, Archbishop]. The History of Godefrey of Boloyne. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1893. Est: $2,000-3,000 (Lot 270)
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> Gilles Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles Didier, Atlas universel...Paris: the author and Boudet, 1757[-58]. Est: $10,000 - $15,000  (Lot 222)
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> John Keats, Lamia, Isabella, the Eve of Saint Agnes and Other Poems. London: Taylor and Hessey, 1820. First edition. Est: $5,000-7,000 (Lot 399)
    <b>Doyle, Apr. 26:</b> Specimen book of Schumacher & Ettlinge, between 1870-1895. Original roan-backed boards.. Est: $2,000-3,000 (Lot 195)
  • <b>Bonhams, March 9. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Kennedy Years</b>
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> BROWNING, ELIZABETH BARRETT. Autograph Manuscript Initialed ("E.B.B."), being the working notebook for the poems contained in <i>The Seraphim and Other Poems</i>. $400,000 to 600,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> WILDE, OSCAR. Two leaves, pp 31-34, from the first appearance of <i>The Picture of Dorian Gray in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine for July, 1890</i>, with Wilde's autograph revisions. $40,000 to 60,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Comedies, Histories and Tragedies; Published according to the true Originall Copies. Second Impression. [THE SECOND FOLIO.]</i> $200,000 to 300,000
    <b>Bonhams, March 9. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Kennedy Years</b>
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> KENNEDY, JOHN FITZGERALD. Photograph Signed ("John F. Kennedy") and Inscribed, 8 x 10 inch gelatin silver print, of Senator Kennedy and Miss Barelli, at the swearing of the secretarial oath for Miss Barelli. $1,200 to 1,800
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> COOPER, JAMES FENIMORE. Autograph Manuscript, being Chapter XXVII of <i>Afloat and Ashore</i>. $15,000 to 20,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> IRVING, WASHINGTON. Autograph Manuscript, being Chapter 20 from Volume IV of <i>The Life of George Washington</i>. $20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Bonhams, March 9. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Kennedy Years</b>
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> VERNE, JULES. Autograph Manuscript Signed ("Jules Verne"), being the complete short story "<i>Une fantaisie de docteur Ox</i>". $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> ALCHEMY. <i>[The Crowning of Nature, or Coronatio Naturae.]</i> Original alchemical manuscript on paper, ruled in red, with watermark of the arms of Schieland. $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> DE JODE, CORNELUS. 1568 - 1600. <i>Quivirae Regnu, Cum Alija Versus Borea</i>. [Antwerp: Arnoldum Coninx, 1593]. $7,000 to 10,000
    <b>Bonhams, March 9. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Kennedy Years</b>
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> HOOKER, JOSEPH DALTON. <i>The Rhododendrons of Sikkim-Himalaya; Being an Account, Botanical and Geographical, of the Rhododendrons Recently Discovered in the Mountains of Eastern Himalaya</i>… $7,000 to 10,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> CATLIN, GEORGE. <i>North American Indian Portfolio. Hunting scenes and amusements of the Rocky Mountains and prairies of America. From drawings and notes of the author, made during eight years' travel.</i> $20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. HESLER, ALEXANDER. Platinum print, 8 3/4 x 6 3/4 in, of a beardless Lincoln, 1860.<br>$2,000 to 3,000
  • <b>Sotheby’s London: Travel, Atlases, Maps & Natural History. 9 May 2017. Viewing 5 – 8 May.</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London, 9 May:</b> Ackermann, Rudolph—Uwins, Thomas. A collection of 240 drawings for Rudolph Ackermann's <i>Repository of Arts</i> magazine, 1809-1828. £20,000 – 30,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London, 9 May:</b> Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, and Joan. <i>Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, Sive Atlas Novus in Quo Tabulae et Descriptiones Omnium Regionum.</i> 1640-1654. £100,000 – 150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London, 9 May:</b> Mercator, Gerard and Jodocus Hondius. <i>L’Atlas ou Méditations Cosmographiques de la Fabrique du Monde et Figure Diceluy.</i> 1613. £60,000 – 80,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London: Travel, Atlases, Maps & Natural History. 9 May 2017. Viewing 5 – 8 May.</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London, 9 May:</b> Speed, John. <i>The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain, Presenting an Exact Geography of the Kingdom of England, Scotland, Ireland and the Isles Adjoyning...</i> £100,000 – 150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London, 9 May:</b> Wit, Frederick De. [General Atlas], With The Engraved Title For Atlas Maior. Amsterdam, [C.1688-1696]. £50,000 – 70,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London, 9 May:</b> Kuntz, Joh. Rudolph. <i>[Abbildungen Königlich Württembergischer Gestütts-Pferde von Orientalischen Racen.</I> Stuttgart: Ebner 1823–1824]. £30,000 – 40,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London: Travel, Atlases, Maps & Natural History. 9 May 2017. Viewing 5 – 8 May.</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London, 9 May:</b> Lawrence, T.E. Ivory Silk Thawb, Or Under-Robe, Presented by Lawrence of Arabia to a family friend. £10,000 – 15,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London, 9 May:</b> Blaeu, Joan. <i>Archipelagus Orientalis Sive Asiaticus</i>. Amsterdam: Joan Blaeu, [1659]. £200,000 – 250,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London, 9 May:</b> Blaeu, Joan. <i>Asiae Descriptio Novissima</i>. Amsterdam: Joan Blaeu, [1659]. £60,000 – 80,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London: Travel, Atlases, Maps & Natural History. 9 May 2017. Viewing 5 – 8 May.</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London, 9 May:</b> Japanese bird paintings—(Rinchô Zu). A Pair Of Painted Scrolls of Birds. [Japan, Late 18th Or Early 19th Century]. £25,000 – 35,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London, 9 May:</b> Huang, Qianren. Da Qing Wannian Yitong Tianxia Quantu [Complete Map of the Whole Unified Country of the Great Qing]. [1803]. £80,000 – 120,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London, 9 May:</b> Sôkaku or Ryôsei Jôkei. Da Ming Sheng Tu, [Map of (China Under) The Great Ming Dynasty]. (1691 Or 1711). £80,000 – 120,000

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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 May 4: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 4:</b> Ernest Hemingway, Autograph Letter Signed "Love / Mr. Papa," to Marlene Dietrich, Cuba, 1952. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 4:</b> Alexis de Tocqueville, Autograph Letter Signed, on the publication of <i> Democracy in America </i>, 1837. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 4:</b> Thomas Hart Benton, Autograph Manuscript, draft of <i>The Mechanics of Form Organization in Painting</i>, with sketches, 1926. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 4: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 4:</b> Elliot Erwitt, photograph of Kennedy & Eisenhower, signed by both,<br>c. 1960. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 4:</b> John Adams, Partly-printed Document Signed, as President, countersigned by Secretary of State Timothy Pickering, 1798. $4,000 to $6,000. 
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 4:</b> Graphite drawing of Albert Einstein, signed by him & the artist, S.N. Swamy, 1950. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 4: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 4:</b> Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Autograph Musical Quotation Signed, London, 1888. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 4:</b> Thomas Jefferson, Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, as President, countersigned by Secretary of State James Madison, 1809. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 4:</b> Agatha Christie, Autograph Manuscript notebook with early drafts for numerous novels, Baghdad, circa 1948. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 4: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 4:</b> Claude Monet, Autograph Letter Signed to Desmond Fitzgerald, in French, 1889. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 4:</b> Photograph of Fidel Castro, Signed & Inscribed, in Spanish, 1955. $3,500 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 4:</b> Frederick Stuart Church, archive of 17 illustrated Autograph Letters Signed to Evander Schley, 1905-11. $5,000 to $7,500.
  • <b>Seth Kaller:</b> “America the Beautiful”
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> George Washington, Tongue-in-Cheek, Writes James McHenry About His Wife or Mistress—But Funding the Continental Army is the Real Topic
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Young’s Map of the United States
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> President Lincoln & His Most Profitable Client, the Illinois Central Railroad
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Lincoln Thanks Former Pro-Slavery and Newly Republican Congressman for a Fiery Anti-Slavery Speech at a Philadelphia Campaign Rally
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> “A Visit From St. Nicholas” - great association copy inscribed by Clement C. Moore
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Einstein Agrees to Allow “a Short Book on the Hydrogen Bomb” to Use His Statement Made on Eleanor Roosevelt’s TV Show
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> The Building Blocks of Albert Einstein’s Creative Mind
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> A Unique Manuscript Map of Block Island Sound Including Fisher’s and Gardiner’s Islands, the Hamptons, and Montauk Point
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> J.R.R. Tolkien Writes his Proofreader with a Lengthy Discussion of the Lord of the Rings, Including Criticism of Radio Broadcasts of his Work
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Six Benjamin Franklin Signed Receipts – Including his Earliest Obtainable Autograph — Acknowledging a Donation to the Famous Library Company He Founded, and Five Payments for His Pennsylvania Gazette
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Sherman Dishes on Lincoln & Thomas, Meade, Sheridan, Halleck & Grant
  • <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg, Rare Books Auction on May 22</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 22:</b><br>Book of hours, manuscript on vellum. Around 1520. Est: € 15,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 22:</b><br>H. Schedel, <i>Liber chronicarum</i>. 1493. Est: € 60,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 22:</b><br>Biblia germanica. 1474.<br>Est: € 140,000
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg, Rare Books Auction on May 22</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 22:</b><br>A. Ortelius, <i>Theatrum orbis terrarum</i>. 1574. Est: € 26,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 22:</b><br>L. de Varthema, <i>Die ritterlich und lobwirdig Rays</i>. 1515. Est: € 15,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 22:</b><br>J. H. van Linschoten, His <i>Discours of Voyages</i>. 1598. Est: € 70,000
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg, Rare Books Auction on May 22</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 22:</b><br>J. G. Stedman, <i>Narrative of Surinam</i>. 1806. Est: € 8,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 22:</b><br>A. von Menzel, <i>Armeewerk Friedrichs d. Gr.</i> 1855. Est: € 50,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 22:</b><br>G. Heym, <i>Umbra Vitae</i>. 1924. Est: € 8,000
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg, Rare Books Auction on May 22</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 22:</b><br>Master binding by G. Levitzky. 1914. Est: € 2,500
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 22:</b><br>R. Char, <i>A la santé du serpent</i>. 1954. Est: € 8,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 22:</b><br>Nam June Paik, Fluxus Testament. 1975. Est: € 18,000
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