• <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Printed & Manuscript Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Broadside proclaiming the end of the Revolutionary War, NH, 1783. $20,000 to $30,000. 
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Manuscript medical journal kept by physicians aboard Continental Navy vessels, 1777-88. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Manuscript notes on sermons heard at Boston's First Church & Old South Church, 1684-1703. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Printed & Manuscript Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Missionary archive of Samuel W. and Gideon H. Pond, MN, 1833-93. $30,000 to $40,000. 
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Captain's journal of a mutinous whaling journey, South Pacific, 1839-46. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> <i>McClees' Gallery of Photographic Portraits ... of the Thirty-Fifth Congress</i>,Washington, 1859. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Printed & Manuscript Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Juan de Ugarte, manuscript report on first 16 months of California missions, Mexico, 1699. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Cyanotype albums depicting the construction of the Williamsburg Bridge, New York City, 1897-1903. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Unrecorded broadside from occupied New York, 1778. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Printed & Manuscript Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> <i>The Honolulu Merchants' Looking-Glass</i>, first edition, San Francisco, 1862. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Honorius Philoponus, <i>Nova Typis Transacta Navigatio</i>, first edition, Linz, 1621. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> The Book of Mormon, first edition, Palmyra, NY, 1830. $10,000 to $15,000.
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  • <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 27, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Cook (Captain James).- Webber (John) and Marie Catherina Prestel. Four views in the South Seas [bound with] <i>Atlas to accompany Captain James Cook's account of his voyages...</i> £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Knight (Joseph). <i>On the cultivation of the plants belonging to the natural order of Proteeae</i>, 1809. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> India & China.- Sonnerat (Pierre). <i>Voyage aux Indes Orientales et a la Chine, fait par ordre du roi, depuis 1774 jusqu'en 1781</i>. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 27, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Mongolia.- Pallas (Peter Simon). <i>Sammlungen Historischer Nachrichten uber die Mongolischen Volkerschaften.</i> £15,000 to £20,000 
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> America.- Warre (Henry). <i>Sketches in North America</i>, 1848. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Atlases.- <i>English Pilot (The). The Fourth Book. Describing The West-Indian Navigation, from Hudson's Bay to the River Amazones...</i> £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 27, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Greece.- Lear (Edward). <i>Views of the Seven Ionian Isles</i>, signed presentation copy from the author to Evelyn Baring, 1863. £3,000 to £4,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Lear (Edward).- [Gray (John Edward)]. <i>Gleanings from the Menagerie and Aviary at Knowsley Hall</i>, 1846. £7,000 to £10,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Flamsteed (John). <i>Historiae Coelestis</i>, first edition,1712. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 27, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Flamsteed (John). <i>Atlas Coelestis</i>, 1781. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Conjuring Posters.- The Steens, American Mystifiers: Originators of Silent Transmission. broadside poster, [probably 1890-1900]. £300 to £500
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Tyndale's Bible.- Bible, English. The newe Testament, Richard Jugge, 1552; sold not subject to return. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 27, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Cook (Captain James).- Webber (John) and Marie Catherina Prestel. Four views in the South Seas [bound with] <i>Atlas to accompany Captain James Cook's account of his voyages to the Pacific Ocean in the years 1776-1780.</i>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Knight (Joseph). <i>On the cultivation of the plants belonging to the natural order of Proteeae</i>, 1809. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> India & China.- Sonnerat (Pierre). <i>Voyage aux Indes Orientales et a la Chine, fait par ordre du roi, depuis 1774 jusqu'en 1781</i>. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 27, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Mongolia.- Pallas (Peter Simon). <i>Sammlungen Historischer Nachrichten uber die Mongolischen Volkerschaften.</i> £15,000 to £20,000 
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> America.- Warre (Henry). <i>Sketches in North America</i>, 1848. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Atlases.- <i>English Pilot (The). The Fourth Book. Describing The West-Indian Navigation, from Hudson's Bay to the River Amazones...</i> £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 27, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Greece.- Lear (Edward). <i>Views of the Seven Ionian Isles</i>, signed presentation copy from the author to Evelyn Baring, 1863. £3,000 to £4,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Lear (Edward).- [Gray (John Edward)]. <i>Gleanings from the Menagerie and Aviary at Knowsley Hall</i>, 1846. £7,000 to £10,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Flamsteed (John). <i>Historiae Coelestis</i>, first edition,1712. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 27, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Flamsteed (John). <i>Atlas Coelestis</i>, 1781. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Conjuring Posters.- The Steens, American Mystifiers: Originators of Silent Transmission. broadside poster, [probably 1890-1900]. £300 to £500
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Tyndale's Bible.- Bible, English. The newe Testament, Richard Jugge, 1552; sold not subject to return. £10,000 to £15,000
  • <b>Sotheby’s: The Library of John & Suzanne Bonham. 26 September in London. Viewing 22-25 September</b>
    Sotheby’s London, Sep. 26:</b> Churchill, Winston S. Two Typed Letters Signed, regarding the British North Greenland Expedition (1952-54). £3,000 to £4,000
    Sotheby’s London, Sep. 26:</b> Bernatz, Johann Martin. <i> Scenes in Ethiopia</i>. London: F.G. Moon, 1852. First edition. £6,000 to £8,000
    Sotheby’s London, Sep. 26:</b> Captain Lawrence Edward Grace Oates. Collection comprising (among other things): documents and pamphlets. £1,500 to £1,800
    <b>Sotheby’s: The Library of John & Suzanne Bonham. 26 September in London. Viewing 22-25 September</b>
    Sotheby’s London, Sep. 26:</b> Darwin, Charles, and Philip Parker King, and Robert FitzRoy. <i> Narrative of the Surveying Voyages of His Majesty's Ships Adventure and Beagle Between the Years 1826 and 1836…</i> £15,000 to £20,000
    Sotheby’s London, Sep. 26:</b> Spratt, Thomas A.B., and Edward Forbes. <i>Travels in Lycia, Milyas, and the Cibyratis</i>. London: John Van Voorst, 1847. £800 to £1,200
    Sotheby’s London, Sep. 26:</b> Richardson, John. <i>Arctic Searching Expedition: A Journal of a Boat-Voyage Through Rupert's Land and the Arctic Sea, In Search of Sir John Franklin</i>. £6,000 to £8,000

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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>19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy.</b>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Exodus 10:10 to 16:15. Complete Biblical scroll sheet in Hebrew, a Torah scroll panel. Middle East, ca. 10th or 11th century.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Copernicus Refuted. (Astronomy.). Scientific manuscript of a course of studies at Collège de la Trinité, Lyon. 1660s.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Israel’s War of Independence and the Early Days of the IDF. 58 photographs presented to Israel Ber, IDF officer and later convicted spy.
    <b>19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy.</b>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Early Unpublished Darwin letter on the races of man. Autograph Letter Signed [to Henry Denny]. Down, Kent, June 1, [1844].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Classic Image of American Slavery. Kimball, M. H. <i>Emancipated Slaves</i>. New York: George Hanks, 1863.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> (Underground Railroad.) Scaggs, Isaac. Important Runaway Slave Poster: $500 Reward Ran away, or decoyed from the subscriber…
  • <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Cook in Tahiti. [Playbill]. [Germany, c.1840.] $3,000 - $5,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Roberts' Sketches in Egypt and Nubia. London, 1846-9. $20,000 - $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Breydenbach. Peregrinatio in terram sanctam. Mainz, 1486. $100,000 - $150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Dürer. Underweysung der messung [and two more]. Nuremberg, 1525-8. $150,000 - $200,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Whitman. Autograph Manuscript [in] The Complete Writings. One of 32 sets. $8,000 - $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Columbus. De Insulis nuper in mari Indico repertis. Basel, 1494. $700,000 - $1,000,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> The Dr. Hendon M. Harris Jr. Korean Atlas Collection. [Korea; c.1700 to c.1890.] $35,000 - $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Aa, Pieter van der. Naaukeurige versameling der gedenk-waardigste zee en land-reysen. Leyden, 1706-8. $8000 - $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Russian Kholod 5D67 HFL Rocket Engine. $25,000 - $40,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Neil Armstrong Apollo Era Training Glove. $8,000 - $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Large Lunar Near Side Chart, Signed by 20th Century Surface Explorers. $20,000 - $25,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Annotated Photo Album Detailing Alexander Graham Bell's Experiments with Tetrahedral Kites. $50,000 - $80,000
  • <b>Consignments now invited<br>History of Science & Technology<br>December 12th, 2017</b>
    NEWTON, ISAAC. <i>Opticks</i>. London, 1704. Presentation copy to Edmund Halley. Sold for $1,330,000
    Apple Computer Contract & Dissolution of Contract, signed by Jobs, Wozniak, & Wayne. Sold for $1,594,500
    DARWIN, CHARLES. Autograph Manuscript page from the manuscript of <i>On the Origin of Species</i>. Sold for $250,000
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