• <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>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 7: Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 7:</b><br>Shaw & Nodder, <i>The Naturalist's Miscellany</i>, complete, London, 1789-1813. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 7:</b> Samuel Baker, <i>A New and Exact Map of the Island of St. Christopher</i>, London, 1753. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 7:</b> Henry Briggs, <i>The North Part of America</i>, London, 1625. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 7: Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 7:</b><br>John James Audubon, <i>Herring Gull</i>, CCXCI, hand-colored plate, London, 1836. $7,000 to $10,000. 
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 7:</b> Montanus & Ogilby, <i>America: Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New World</i>, London, 1671. $10,000 to $15,000. 
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 7:</b> Robert Cruikshank, portfolio of 25 watercolors, London, 1830s. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 7: Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 7:</b> Group of 55 French watercolors depicting the life and deeds of Napoleon, 1800s. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 7:</b> Aaron & Samuel Arrowsmith, <i>Chart of the Sandwich Islands</i>, London, 1830. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 7:</b> Herman Moll, <i>A New and Exact Map of the Dominions of the King of Great Britain</i>, London, 1735. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 7: Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 7:</b> Jacques-Nicolas Bellin,<i> L'Hydrographie Françoise</i>, Paris, circa 1770. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 7:</b> Joseph Frederick Wallet Des Barres, <i>Charlestown the Capital of South Carolina</i>, London, 1780. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 7:</b> Arnold Colom, <i>Pascaarte van Nieu Nederlandt</i>, Amsterdam, circa 1658. $7,000 to $10,000.
  • <b>Bubb Kuyper Auctions: Sale of Books, Prints and Manuscripts.<br>May 30 – June 2, 2017</b>
    <b>Bubb Kuyper Auctions May 30:</b> Hobson, R.L. <i>A catalogue of Chinese pottery and porcelain in the collection of Sir Percival David</i> (London, 1934). Est. € 8.000-10.000
    <b>Bubb Kuyper Auctions May 30:</b> Chagall, M. <i>Drawings for the bible</i>. (Paris, 1960). Est. € 1.500-2.500
    <b>Bubb Kuyper Auctions May 30:</b> Zwart, P. [N.K.F.]. <i>Delft kabels</i> (Delft, 1933). Est. € 20.000-30.000
    <b>Bubb Kuyper Auctions: Sale of Books, Prints and Manuscripts.<br>May 30 – June 2, 2017</b>
    <b>Bubb Kuyper Auctions May 30:</b> Zwart, P. [N.K.F.]. <i>Normalieënboekje</i> (Delft, 1924-1926). Est. € 30.000-50.000
    <b>Bubb Kuyper Auctions May 30:</b> [Russian children's books]. Mayakovsky, V. Kem byt'? (What to be?) (Moscow, 1932). Est. € 500-700
    <b>Bubb Kuyper Auctions May 30:</b> [Léger, F.]. Cendrars, B. <i>La Fin du Monde filmée par l'Ange</i> N.-D (Paris, 1919). Est. € 2.000-3.000
    <b>Bubb Kuyper Auctions: Sale of Books, Prints and Manuscripts.<br>May 30 – June 2, 2017</b>
    <b>Bubb Kuyper Auctions May 31:</b><br>La Roche, E. <i>Indische Baukunst</i> (Munich, 1921-1922). Est. € 3.000-5.000
    <b>Bubb Kuyper Auctions May 31:</b> Blume, C.L. <i>Flora Javae nec non insularum adjacentium./ Flora Javae nec non insularum adjacentium </i> (Brussels, 1828). Est. € 7.000-9.000
    <b>Bubb Kuyper Auctions May 31:</b> <i>Description de l'Égypte (…) pendant l'expédition de l'armée francaise</i> (Paris, 1820-1829). Est. € 30.000-50.000
    <b>Bubb Kuyper Auctions: Sale of Books, Prints and Manuscripts.<br>May 30 – June 2, 2017</b>
    <b>Bubb Kuyper Auctions May 31:</b><br>La Fontaine, J. de. <i>Fables choisies, mises en vers </i> (Paris, 1756).<br>Est. € 1.500-2.500
    <b>Bubb Kuyper Auctions May 31:</b> [VOC and WIC]. Pelsaert, F. <i>Ongeluckige Voyagie, Van 't Schip Batavia, Nae de Oost-Indien</i> (Amsterdam, 1647).<br>Est. € 40.000-60.000
    <b>Bubb Kuyper Auctions June 2:</b> Goya y Lucientes, F.J. de. <i>La Taureaumachie </i> (Paris, 1876), 40 etchings and aquatints. Est. € 8.000-10.000
  • <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers: Rare Books, Literature & Sporting Collectibles. May 30, 2017</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy May 30:</b> Joyce (James), An Original Manuscript Page of text from <i>Finnegan’s Wake</i>, the opening of the Anna Livia Plurabelle section. €7,500-10,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy May 30:</b> Joyce (James), <i>Chamber Music,</i> 1907. First Edition of his First Book, First Issue. €1,500-2,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy May 30:</b> Lady Gregory’s Copy Signed by W.B. Yeats, Cuala Press: Yeats (W.B.), <i>Poems Written in Discouragement</i>, 1913. Limited to 50 Copies Only. €2,500-4,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers: Rare Books, Literature & Sporting Collectibles. May 30, 2017</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy May 30:</b> A Twentieth Century Masterpiece: O’Brien (Flann), <i>At Swim-Two-Birds</i>, 8vo, 1939. First Edn. €1,750-2,500
    <b>Fonsie Mealy May 30:</b> The Missing Log of the H.M.S. Liffey Manuscript Journal, 1867. €1,500-2,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy May 30:</b> Exceptionally Rare First Publication: Gregory (Augusta Lady), <i>Over the River: An appeal for aid to a poor parish in South London</i>. 1887. €1,000-1,500
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers: Rare Books, Literature & Sporting Collectibles. May 30, 2017</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy May 30:</b> Ex. Rare Irish Broadsheet: An Irish Perspective on the Execution of Louis XVI, 1793 Broadsheet with engraving of the event, headed: “Massacre of the French King.” €500-700
    <b>Fonsie Mealy May 30:</b> Original Manuscript Poem, Heaney (Seamus), <i>The Schoolbag</i>. In Memoriam John Hewitt. Signed and dated November 8 1991. €1,000-1,500
    <b>Fonsie Mealy May 30:</b> Sowerby (J.E.), <i>English Botany; or Coloured Figures of British Plants</i>. Ed. by J.T. Boswell Syme. 10 vols, with 1696 hand-coloured plates. €750-1,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers: Rare Books, Literature & Sporting Collectibles. May 30, 2017</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy May 30:</b> Collection of Signed First Editions incl. Francis (Dick), <i>Nerve</i> (London 1964); <i>For Kicks</i> (London 1965); <i>Forfeit</i> (London 1968). €400-500
    <b>Fonsie Mealy May 30:</b> Le Carre (John), <i>The Spy who came in from the Cold</i>, 8vo, 1963, First Edn., with author’s signature tipped in on t.p. €350-500
    <b>Fonsie Mealy May 30:</b> Adams (Richard), <i>Watership Down</i>, 8vo, 1976, First Illustrated Edn., Signed on f.e.p. by Author & Artist, and also signed by Artist on hf. title. €200-300

Recent Reported Auction Results

Expand Table
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>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>Skinner Fine Books & Manuscripts: Books & Manuscripts Online Auction. May 23 - June 2, 2017</b>
    <b>Skinner Auction May 23 - Jun 2:</b> Andrew Wyeth, an archive of 43 unpublished letters. $80,000-120,000 [lot 1106]
    <b>Skinner Auction May 23 - Jun 2:</b> Abraham Lincoln, signed document granting pensions to surviving Revolutionary War Veterans, 1865. $60,000-80,000 [lot 1058]
    <b>Skinner Auction May 23 - Jun 2:</b> Forlani Map of North America, 1566. $40,000-60,000 [lot 1555]
    <b>Skinner Fine Books & Manuscripts: Books & Manuscripts Online Auction. May 23 - June 2, 2017</b>
    <b>Skinner Auction May 23 - Jun 2:</b> <i>Journal des Dames et des Modes</i>, 1912-1914. $4,000-6,000 [lot 1294]
    <b>Skinner Auction May 23 - Jun 2:</b> Book of Hours, Use of Rouen, late 14th Century. $30,000-40,000 [lot 1162]
    <b>Skinner Auction May 23 - Jun 2:</b> Schedel, World Map, 1493. $5,000-7,000 [lot 1589]
    <b>Skinner Fine Books & Manuscripts: Books & Manuscripts Online Auction. May 23 - June 2, 2017</b>
    <b>Skinner Auction May 23 - Jun 2:</b> Sir Isaac Newton’s copy of <i>Le Grand’s Institutio Philosophiae</i>, 1675. $5,000-7,000 [lot 1308]
    <b>Skinner Auction May 23 - Jun 2:</b> Muhammad Mu'min Husaini’s Tuhfat al-Mu'minin, 17th century Persian medical manuscript on paper. $4,000-6,000 [lot 1118]
    <b>Skinner Auction May 23 - Jun 2:</b> Persian Calligraphy, an album. $4,000-6,000 [lot 1119]
    <b>Skinner Fine Books & Manuscripts: Books & Manuscripts Online Auction. May 23 - June 2, 2017</b>
    <b>Skinner Auction May 23 - Jun 2:</b> Edgar Allan Poe, <i>Tales</i>, New York: Wiley & Putnam, 1845. $3,00-5,000 [lot 1361]
    <b>Skinner Auction May 23 - Jun 2:</b> English New Testament, Douay-Rheims, 1582, first edition. $10,000-15,000 [lot 1154]
  • <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including Illustration Art. June 7, 2017</b>
    <b>Bonhams June 7:</b> The 1936 Nobel Prize Medal for Physics, Presented to Victor Franz Hess for His Discovery of Cosmic Radiation. $300,000 to $500,000
    <b>Bonhams June 7:</b> Sangorski & Sutcliffe: Jewelled Binding. Byron, Lord [George Gordon]. An illuminated manuscript on vellum, being Byron's <i>Ode to Napoleon.</i> $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams June 7:</b> Ruscha, Ed. Complete Set of 16 Artist's Books by Ed Ruscha. Various Places: Various Publishers, 1968-1973. All first printings, seven signed or with early inscriptions. $70,000 to $90,000
    <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including Illustration Art. June 7, 2017</b>
    <b>Bonhams June 7:</b> McKenney, Thomas L. and James Hall. <i>History of the Indian Tribes of North America.</i> Fine and unsophisticated subscriber's copy in early state. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams June 7:</b> Williams, Thomas Lanier ("Tennessee Williams"). Producer Charles K. Feldman's file on the production of <i>The Glass Menagerie</i>(Warner Bros., 1950). $30,000 to $50,000
    <b>Bonhams June 7:</b> Lee, Harper. Archive of correspondence including 35 autograph letters signed (mostly "Harper", but a few "H", "H.L." or "Nelle Harper"). $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including Illustration Art. June 7, 2017</b>
    <b>Bonhams June 7:</b> Tocqueville, Alexis de. <i>De la Démocratie en Amérique.</i> First editions of both parts of Tocqueville's classic <i>Democracy In America</i>. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams June 7:</b> Complete set of all periodical publications of The Royal Geographical Society 1831-1948, comprising 203 volumes with thousands of plates and maps, many folding. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams June 7:</b> Alchemy. Loewens and Richard. <i>Universal Medicin ex regulo stellato.</i> Original alchemical manuscript written in German and Latin, ink on paper. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including Illustration Art. June 7, 2017</b>
    <b>Bonhams June 7:</b> Bray, Anna Eliza. <i>Life of Thomas Stothard, R.A. with Personal Reminiscences.</i> Remarkable 10-volume collection of Stothard's work, expansively extra-illustrated. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Bonhams June 7:</b> Algren, Nelson. Producer Charles Feldman's extensive production archive of <i>Walk on the Wild Side</i> (Columbia 1962). $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Bonhams June 7:</b> Elliot, Daniel Giraud. <i>The New and Heretofore Unfigured Species of the Birds of North America.</i> First edition, one of only 200 copies printed. $10,000 to $15,000
Ask Questions