• <b>Sotheby’s Paris: The Hunting Library of the Counts du Verne. 5 October.</b> The Largest Collection of Hunting and Falconry To Appear on the Market for the Last Thirty Years.
    <b>Sotheby's Paris Oct. 5:</b> Jacques du Fouilloux. <i>La Vénerie</i>. Poitiers, 1561. Est. €100.000 – 150.000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris Oct. 5:</b> Gaston Phébus. <i>Déduits de la chasse des bestes sauvaiges et des oyseaux de proye</i>. Paris, circa 1507. Est. €150.000 – 200.000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris Oct. 5:</b> Pierre et François de Gommer. <i>L’Autoursserie</i>. Chaalons, 1594. Est. €30.000 – 50.000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris: The Hunting Library of the Counts du Verne. 5 October. The Largest Collection of Hunting and Falconry To Appear on the Market for the Last Thirty Years.
    <b>Sotheby's Paris Oct. 5:</b> Pierre Landry. <i>Quatre scènes de chasse à courre.</i> Paris, circa 1680. Est. €2.000 – 3.000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris Oct. 5:</b> Conte Henri de Vibraye - Baron Karl Reille. <i>La chasse à courre.</i> Paris, 1951. Est. €3.000 – 5.000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris Oct. 5:</b> Duc de Brissac - Paul Jouve. <i>Chasse.</i> Paris, 1956. Est. €30.000 – 50.000
  • <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts. Sept. 21, 2016</b>
    <b>Bonhams Sept. 21:</b> WARREN, JOSEPH. Letter Signed ("Jos Warren") as Chairman of the Committee of Safety. Cambridge, MA, June 4, 1775.
    <b>Bonhams Sept. 21:</b> WHITMAN, WALT. Leaves of Grass. Brooklyn, NY: [for the Author], 1855.
    <b>Bonhams Sept. 21:</b> JEFFERSON, THOMAS. Printed Broadside Signed ("Th: Jefferson") as Secretary of State. Philadelphia, February 12, 1793.
    <b>Bonhams Sept. 21:</b> CELLINI, BENVENUTO. 1500-1571. Autograph Letter Signed ("Beto. Cellini"). [Florence, c.1566].
    <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts. Sept. 21, 2016</b>
    <b>Bonhams Sept. 21:</b> NAPOLEON BONAPARTE. Autograph Manuscript. [c.1795].
    <b>Bonhams Sept. 21:</b> DICKENS, CHARLES. Great Expectations. London: Chapman and Hall, 1861.
    <b>Bonhams Sept. 21:</b> REED, JOHN. To the Honourable House of Representatives of the Freemen of Pennsylvania this Map of the City and Liberties of Phiadelphia With the Catalog of Purchasers is Humbly Dedicated.... [Philadelphia]: engraved by James Smit
    <b>Bonhams Sept. 21:</b> ELIOT, THOMAS STEARNS. The Waste Land. New York: Boni and Liveright, 1922.
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel. Sept. 20, 2016</b>
    <b>Bonhams Sept. 20:</b> PTOLEMAEUS, CLAUDIUS. 2nd Century. Untitled Ptolemaic Map of the World. [Insculptum est per Johane Schnitzer de Armszheim.] [Ulm: Leinhart Holle, July 16, 1482.]
    <b>Bonhams Sept. 20:</b> HONDIUS, JODOCUS THE YOUNGER. 1597-1651; JOHANNES JANSSONIUS, PUBLISHER. 1588-1664; ADRIAAN METIUS, ASTRONOMER; & ABRAHAM GOOS, ENGRAVER. A Pair of Library Globes. Amsterdam: 1623, 1648.
    <b>Bonhams Sept. 20:</b> HAKLUYT, RICHARD. 1553-1616. The Principall Navigations, Voiages, and Discoveries of the English Nations, made by Sea or ouer Land, to the most remote and farthest distant Quarters of the earth at any time within...
    <b>Bonhams Sept. 20:</b> WARRE, HENRY JAMES, SIR. 1819-1898. Sketches in North America and the Oregon Territory. [London]: Dickinson & Co., [1848].
    <b>Bonhams Sept. 20:</b> SPEKE, JOHN HANNING. 1827-1864. Manuscript map, ["Sketch Map of Eastern Africa, Shewing the Various Routes travelled by the Expedition"], 230 x 255 mm, n.p., c.1858.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 18: Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 18:</b><br>Euclid, Elementa geometriae, first edition, Venice, 1482. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 18:</b><br>Sir Isaac Newton, Opticks, first edition, London, 1704. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 18:</b><br>Jean-Baptiste du Halde, S.J., Description... de l'Empire de la Chine, first edition, Paris, 1735. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 18: Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 18:</b><br>Werner Rolewinck, Dat boek dat men hiet Fasciculus temporum, first edition in Dutch, Utrecht, 1480. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 18:</b><br>Eckenstein and Lorria, The Alpine Portfolio, first edition, London, 1889. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 18:</b><br>Johann Theodor & Johann Israel de Bry, Pars quarta Indiae orientalis, first edition, Frankfurt am Main, 1601. $1,500 to $2,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 18: Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 18:</b><br>Charles Darwin, The Descent of Man, first edition, London, 1871. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 18:</b><br>Jonathan Swift, Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World, first edition, London, 1726. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 18:</b><br>Rodrigo Zamorano, Compendio del Arte de Navegar, Seville, 1588. $20,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 18: Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 18:</b><br>William Shakespeare, A Winters Tale, first edition, London, 1623. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 18:</b><br>Pedro de Medina, L'Arte del Navegar, first edition in Italian, Venice, 1554. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 18:</b><br>Hans Meyer, An Account of The First Ascent of Kilimanjaro, first edition in English, London, 1891. $1,500 to $2,500.

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1 #201349 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 11/28 December 5, 2013 December 6, 2013 321 280 87.23% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 16,883.00 16,883.00
2 #521 PBA Galleries Fine Literature December 5, 2013 December 6, 2013 589 396 67.23% USD 1.0 163,450.00 254,450.00 390,510.00 153,570.00 153,570.00 39.33%
3 #N09057 Sothebys Fine Books and Manuscripts, including Americana December 5, 2013 December 6, 2013 169 113 66.86% USD 1.0 2,320,300.00 3,570,700.00 5,747,200.00 3,774,568.00 3,774,568.00 65.68%
4 #2334 Swann Galleries Maps and Atlases, Natural History and Historical Prints and Ephemera December 5, 2013 December 6, 2013 444 372 83.78% USD 1.0 312,680.00 473,445.00 555,890.00 483,667.00 483,667.00 87.01%
5 #120213 Autographes Encheres Stars from Hollywood - internet bidstart Nov 18 December 4, 2013 December 6, 2013 172 44 25.58% EUR 1.38 5,120.00 5,120.00 19,570.00 6,018.00 8,244.67 30.75%
6 #2404 Artcurial Prints and Illustrated Books December 4, 2013 December 6, 2013 274 198 72.26% EUR 1.38 401,750.00 540,250.00 800,900.00 679,110.00 930,380.70 84.79%
7 #17245 Binoche et Giquello Baroque Library of Jean Claude Carriere December 4, 2013 December 6, 2013 272 185 68.01% EUR 1.38 250,450.00 325,350.00 456,850.00 408,803.20 560,060.36 89.48%
8 #21102 Bonhams Travel and Exploration December 4, 2013 December 5, 2013 116 82 70.69% GBP 1.65 116,500.00 176,200.00 269,100.00 221,556.00 363,351.84 82.33%
9 #9728 Christies 500 YEARS OF PRINTMAKING December 4, 2013 December 6, 2013 410 253 61.71% GBP 1.65 466,400.00 697,200.00 1,056,500.00 653,448.00 1,071,654.72 61.85%
10 #10345 Dorotheum Autographs December 4, 2013 December 5, 2013 369 293 79.40% EUR 1.38 156,220.00 156,220.00 182,450.00 285,837.50 388,739.00 156.67%
11 #845 Bruun Rasmussen Modern and Contemporary Prints December 4, 2013 December 5, 2013 44 32 72.73% EUR 1.38 114,900.00 130,350.00 181,250.00 156,393.75 212,695.50 86.29%
12 #L13241 Sothebys Western Manuscripts and Miniatures December 3, 2013 December 5, 2013 58 41 70.69% GBP 1.65 379,000.00 575,000.00 718,000.00 873,775.00 1,432,991.00 121.70%
13 #1349 Bruun Rasmussen Modern Prints December 3, 2013 December 5, 2013 47 36 76.60% EUR 1.38 13,340.00 14,625.00 19,985.00 12,746.25 17,334.90 63.78%
14 #121348 Heritage Auctions Comics - Internet bidstart 11/24 December 1, 2013 December 4, 2013 649 649 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 106,221.86 106,221.86
15 #161348 Heritage Auctions Posters - internet bidstart 11/24 December 1, 2013 December 4, 2013 600 553 92.17% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 43,444.77 43,444.77
16 #24273 Ader Photobooks - the Library of Jean-Pierre and Claudine Sudre November 30, 2013 December 4, 2013 316 219 69.30% EUR 1.38 76,240.00 105,840.00 180,990.00 114,951.00 156,333.36 63.51%
17 #17656 Pierre Berge and Associes FIRE & FLAMES - LIBRARY DOMINIQUE DE VILLEPIN - II. HOLDERS OF FLAMES November 29, 2013 December 5, 2013 301 184 61.13% EUR 1.38 488,300.00 716,200.00 1,000,200.00 932,225.00 1,267,826.00 93.20%
18 #16979 Pierre Berge and Associes FIRE & FLAMES - LIBRARY DOMINIQUE DE VILLEPIN - I. THIEVES OF FIRE November 28, 2013 December 5, 2013 241 192 79.67% EUR 1.38 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,911,750.00 2,599,980.00
19 #31 AntiquarianAuctions.com Rare Books - Internet bidstart 11/21 November 28, 2013 December 5, 2013 382 188 49.21% USD 1.0 53,252.00 68,192.00 161,678.00 77,046.00 77,046.00 47.65%
20 #201348 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 11/21 November 28, 2013 December 4, 2013 312 264 84.62% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 15,530.50 15,530.50
21 #18052 Neret Minet and Tessier The 20th Century in Posters November 28, 2013 December 4, 2013 539 68 12.62% EUR 1.38 25,050.00 50,100.00 653,200.00 47,462.50 64,549.00 7.27%
  • <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> (AMERICAN WEST.), Watkins, Taber, Savage, and others. <i>Magnificent Album of Mammoth Photographs of the American West, with other subjects various,</i> ca. 1865-1880s
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. <i>The Meaning of Relativity,</i> signed by Einstein. London: Methuen, 1922
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> CARTER, SUSANNAH. <i>The Frugal Housewife, or Complete Woman Cook...</i> Boston: re-printed
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published according to the true originall copies.</i> The second impression. London: by Tho. Cotes, for Robert Allot, 1632
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> (BROOKLYN). <i>An Act to Incorporate and Vest Certain Powers in the Freeholders and Inhabitants of the Village of Brooklyn, in the County of Kings.</i> Brooklyn: Printed by A. Spooner, 1816
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> PAINE, THOMAS. <i>Common Sense; Addressed to the Inhabitants of America...</i> the third edition [bound with:] <i>Large Additions to Common Sense</i>. Philadelphia: R. Bell, 1776
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