• <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>Cowan's Auctions: </b> American History: Timed Online Auction Bidding Starts March 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> J.C. Buttre, Wartime-Published Leatherbound Portfolio of 50 Engravings. Est $1000-$1500. Starts Mar 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> Kennedy For President Campaign Poster.<br>Est $50-$100. Starts Mar 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> Albumen CDV of a Mexican couple in fancy clothing.<br>Est $100-$200. Starts Mar 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> American History: Timed Online Auction Bidding Starts March 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> Quarter Plate Daguerreotype and Enlarged<br>Painted Portrait of Same Gentleman. Est $200-$400. Starts Mar 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> Real Photo Postcards of Helena, Montana, Plus.<br>Est $100-$200. Starts Mar 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> [Japan] Lafcadio Hearn, Life, Letters and Musings.<br>Est $50-$100. Starts Mar 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> American History: Timed Online Auction Bidding Starts March 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> CDVs related to P.T. Barnum, Including Barnum, His Daughter, Tom Thumb, Com. Nutt.<br>Est $200-$300. Starts Mar 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> Recipe Pamphlets from the 1960s. Est $20-$40. Bidding Starts Mar 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> Image of the Sternwheeler Washington. Est $100-$150. Starts Mar 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> American History: Timed Online Auction Bidding Starts March 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> Civil War letters from Little Family of Farmersville, New York, 94th and 105th NY Infantry. Est $150-$250.<br>Starts Mar 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> A Fine and Unusual American Prosthesis. Est $300-$500. Starts Mar 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> Hamilton & Hoyt Stereoviews of Plains Indians and <i>Spirit Canon</i>. Est $300-$500. Starts Mar 5th.

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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 #201351 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 12/12 December 19, 2013 December 20, 2013 350 304 86.86% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 21,475.00 21,475.00
2 #557 Heritage Auctions Heritage Charity Auction - Entertainment Photos, Book December 19, 2013 December 20, 2013 10 4 40.00% USD 1.0 2,900.00 4,150.00 8,750.00 1,628.00 1,628.00 18.61%
3 #36108 Bloomsbury Auctions Antiquarian Books December 18, 2013 December 20, 2013 468 357 76.28% GBP 1.65 173,950.00 247,450.00 324,250.00 267,230.00 435,584.90 82.41%
4 #20772 Bonhams Entertainment Memorabilia December 18, 2013 December 20, 2013 292 214 73.29% GBP 1.65 169,550.00 239,550.00 345,000.00 271,809.00 445,766.76 78.79%
5 #59 Profiles in History Rock and Roll December 18, 2013 December 20, 2013 161 85 52.80% USD 1.0 324,700.00 492,200.00 617,300.00 501,371.25 501,371.25 81.22%
6 #21034 Bonhams Asian Decorative Art December 18, 2013 December 20, 2013 41 33 80.49% USD 1.0 37,450.00 53,800.00 66,200.00 63,373.00 63,373.00 95.73%
7 #pf1332 Sothebys Bibliothèque littéraire Raoul Simonson – Albert et Monique Kies – Seconde partie December 18, 2013 December 19, 2013 320 296 92.50% EUR 1.38 749,250.00 1,076,700.00 1,138,500.00 2,131,489.00 2,920,139.93 187.22%
8 #2336 Swann Galleries Julius Paul Collection of Posters December 18, 2013 December 20, 2013 378 211 55.82% USD 1.0 400,800.00 576,000.00 1,409,300.00 459,323.00 459,323.00 32.59%
9 #1351b Bruun Rasmussen Modern and Contemporary Prints December 17, 2013 December 18, 2013 52 38 73.08% EUR 1.38 20,085.00 23,485.00 31,300.00 25,911.25 35,757.52 82.78%
10 #24909 Ader Letters and Autographs December 17, 2013 December 20, 2013 317 260 82.02% EUR 1.38 322,800.00 405,640.00 465,910.00 1,044,768.00 1,431,332.16 224.24%
11 #N09060 Sothebys Important Judaica December 17, 2013 December 19, 2013 72 47 65.28% USD 1.0 572,000.00 798,000.00 1,609,000.00 1,013,751.00 1,013,751.00 63.01%
12 #121713 Henri Godts Books and Prints Auctions Books December 17, 2013 December 20, 2013 451 343 76.05% EUR 1.38 171,700.00 214,100.00 296,620.00 376,576.80 515,910.64 126.96%
13 #1351a Bruun Rasmussen Old Master Prints December 16, 2013 December 18, 2013 9 9 100.00% EUR 1.38 3,100.00 3,230.00 3,230.00 3,690.00 5,092.19 114.24%
14 #2399 Artcurial Books and Manuscripts December 16, 2013 December 20, 2013 375 125 33.33% EUR 1.38 264,850.00 346,200.00 974,000.00 410,999.00 563,068.63 42.20%
15 #356 Cowans Auctions American History - online bidstart 12/5 December 16, 2013 December 20, 2013 457 363 79.43% USD 1.0 77,725.00 127,850.00 166,700.00 94,893.36 94,893.36 56.92%
16 #121350 Heritage Auctions Comics - Internet bidstart 12/8 December 15, 2013 December 17, 2013 599 593 99.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 116,195.77 116,195.77
17 #161350 Heritage Auctions Posters - internet bidstart 12/8 December 15, 2013 December 17, 2013 564 517 91.67% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 36,233.24 36,233.24
18 #24599 Ferraton Books and Prints, Part 2 December 14, 2013 December 20, 2013 535 419 78.32% EUR 1.38 52,625.00 77,610.00 112,405.00 139,666.50 191,343.30 124.25%
19 #24771 Rossini Comic Strips and Cartoons December 14, 2013 December 17, 2013 188 122 64.89% EUR 1.38 71,365.00 96,390.00 147,670.00 90,343.86 124,674.60 61.18%
20 #24597 Ferraton Books and Prints, Part 1 December 13, 2013 December 20, 2013 518 428 82.63% EUR 1.38 35,895.00 55,130.00 92,040.00 107,350.00 147,070.12 116.63%
21 #121313 Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society Rare and Used Books December 13, 2013 December 20, 2013 453 390 86.09% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 8,380.00 8,380.00
22 #121213 Dominic Winter Book Auctions Children's and Illustrated Books December 12, 2013 December 14, 2013 359 287 79.94% GBP 1.65 105,680.00 151,670.00 184,330.00 173,723.13 283,168.88 94.25%
23 #10354 Dorotheum Books and Decorative Prints December 12, 2013 December 14, 2013 376 344 91.49% EUR 1.38 100,640.00 100,640.00 107,130.00 343,318.75 473,779.92 320.47%
24 #22801 De Baecque and Associes Books, Antiquarian and Modern, Autographs and Documents December 12, 2013 December 17, 2013 340 197 57.94% EUR 1.38 59,430.00 79,480.00 120,840.00 93,534.00 129,076.92 77.40%
25 #0014 Gonnelli Casa DAste Prints December 12, 2013 December 17, 2013 231 135 58.44% EUR 1.38 89,110.00 89,110.00 186,390.00 139,836.00 192,973.68 75.02%
26 #121113 Dominic Winter Book Auctions Printed Books, Maps and Documents December 11, 2013 December 14, 2013 609 501 82.27% GBP 1.65 119,270.00 175,830.00 247,930.00 232,385.68 378,788.93 93.73%
27 #420 RR Auction Rare Manuscript, Document & Autograph - bidstart 11/14 December 11, 2013 December 20, 2013 1576 1036 65.74% USD 1.0 597,500.00 857,000.00 1,856,100.00 898,957.20 898,957.20 48.43%
28 #99 Minerva Auctions Roma Photographs December 11, 2013 December 20, 2013 121 41 33.88% EUR 1.38 20,750.00 32,000.00 85,950.00 32,112.50 43,994.16 37.36%
29 #98 Minerva Auctions Roma Books, Autographs, Prints December 10, 2013 December 20, 2013 733 336 45.84% EUR 1.38 316,010.00 390,950.00 768,840.00 594,337.50 814,242.71 77.30%
30 #24369 Beaussant Lefevre Prints December 6, 2013 December 14, 2013 16 15 93.75% EUR 1.38 6,400.00 8,000.00 15,000.00 15,490.06 21,376.29 103.27%
31 #102L Galerie Bassenge Photographs December 4, 2013 December 17, 2013 96 90 93.75% EUR 1.38 182,750.00 182,750.00 200,650.00 480,812.50 663,521.25 239.63%
32 #102M Galerie Bassenge Photobooks and Photo Literature December 4, 2013 December 17, 2013 187 68 36.36% EUR 1.38 26,460.00 26,460.00 108,860.00 25,500.00 35,190.01 23.42%
33 #102N Galerie Bassenge Photography of the 19th-21st Century December 4, 2013 December 17, 2013 419 215 51.31% EUR 1.38 209,300.00 209,300.00 553,050.00 334,075.00 461,023.50 60.41%
34 #102G Galerie Bassenge Prints November 28, 2013 December 20, 2013 876 560 63.93% EUR 1.38 869,850.00 869,850.00 1,249,810.00 1,260,905.00 1,727,440.21 100.89%
35 #2324 Swann Galleries Printed and Manuscript Americana October 10, 2013 December 20, 2013 418 353 84.45% USD 1.0 347,375.00 514,750.00 615,320.00 881,101.00 881,101.00 143.19%
  • <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, <br>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<br>under the Proclamation of 1754, <br>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, two autograph 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>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
  • <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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