• <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 #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>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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