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  • <b>Sotheby’s Paris: Books & Manuscripts. 30 October 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> MARCEL PROUST. Du côté de chez Swann. Grasset, 1913. First edition. One of 5 copies on Japan paper, inscribed by the author to Louis Brun. Est. €400,000 - 600,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> Saint-Exupéry. <i>25 Autograph Illustrated Letters to his Friend Charles Sallès</i>. Est. €30,000-50,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> French Revolution, 1793. Déclaration des droits de l’Homme. 2,55 x 1,30m. A monumental wallpaper poster of the 1793 version, with hand-colored highlights. Unique copy. Est. €100,000 - 150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> GIAMBATTISTA PIRANESI. <i>Vedute di Roma</i>, 1748-1775. 107 etchings. An exceptional copy, printed and bound before 1780. Est. €50,000 - 80,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> Picasso, Pablo -- Fernando de Rojas. LA CÉLESTINE. [PARIS, EDITIONS DE L'ATELIER CROMMELYNCK, 1971.] One of the 30 copies hors commerce (n° X). 66 original etchings by Picasso. Signed. Est. €30,000 - €35,000
  • <b>Results from Bonhams’ sale of <i>Fine Books & Manuscripts Featuring Exploration and Travel</i></b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Columbus. De Insulis nuper in mari Indico repertis. Basel, 1494. SOLD for $751,500
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Cook in Tahiti. [Playbill]. [Germany, c.1840.] SOLD for $6,250
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Aa, Pieter van der. Naaukeurige versameling der gedenk-waardigste zee en land-reysen. Leyden, 1706-8. SOLD for $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Dürer. Underweysung der messung [and two more]. Nuremberg, 1525-8. SOLD for $175,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Cortes, Hernan. A Pleito signed by Antonio de Mendoza in the case of Hernan Cortes. 1542. SOLD for $8750
    <b>Results from Bonhams’ <i>The Air and Space Sale</i></b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Russian Kholod 5D67 HFL Rocket Engine. SOLD for $25,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Neil Armstrong Apollo Era Training Glove. SOLD for $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Full Scale Sputnik-1 EMC/EMI Lab Model. SOLD for $847,500
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> SOLRAD GREB Spy Satellite Engineering Dummy. SOLD for $10,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Soviet LK-3 Lunar Lander Model. SOLD for $25,000
  • <b>Sotheby’s New York: The Magnificent Botanical Library of D. F. Allen. October 26, 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Redouté, Pierre Joseph, and Claude Antoine Thory. <i>Les Roses</I>. Paris: Firmin Didot, 1817–1824. Est. $225,000 to $325,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Trew, Jakob Christoph. <i>Hortus Nitidissimis Omnen Per Annum Superbiens Floribus</i>… Nuremberg: Johann Joseph Fleischmann, 1750 [–1786]. Est. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Trew, Christoph Jakob, and Benedict Christian Vogel. <i>Plantæ Selectæ</i>…[Nuremberg:] 1750–1773; Supplement, [Augsburg:] 1790 [–1792]. Est. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s New York: The Magnificent Botanical Library of D. F. Allen. October 26, 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Jacquin, Nikolaus Joseph von. <i>Plantarum Rariorum Horti Caesarei Schönbrunnensis Descriptiones Et Icones.</i>Vienna; London; Leiden, 1797–1804. Est. $180,000 to $250,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Weinmann, Johann Wilhelm. <i>Phytanthoza Iconographia; Sive Conspectus Aliquot Millium, Tam Indigenarum Quam Exoticarum</i>… Regensburg, 1735–1737–1745. Est. $120,000 to $180,000

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1 #121351 Heritage Auctions Comics - Internet bidstart 12/15 December 22, 2013 December 23, 2013 621 619 99.68% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 117,529.98 117,529.98
2 #161351 Heritage Auctions Posters - internet bidstart 12/15 December 22, 2013 December 23, 2013 582 534 91.75% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 32,798.73 32,798.73
3 #62 Profiles in History Hollywood December 21, 2013 December 26, 2013 279 265 94.98% USD 1.0 316,100.00 460,000.00 544,300.00 625,858.75 625,858.75 114.98%
4 #60 Profiles in History Animation December 20, 2013 December 21, 2013 400 270 67.50% USD 1.0 170,800.00 267,300.00 608,700.00 323,989.50 323,989.50 53.23%
5 #1063 Robert Siegel Galleries United States Postal History December 19, 2013 December 26, 2013 1321 1262 95.53% USD 1.0 1,134,800.00 1,588,590.00 1,621,940.00 2,092,747.00 2,092,747.00 129.03%
6 #17093 Neret Minet and Tessier Books December 19, 2013 December 23, 2013 461 242 52.49% EUR 1.38 91,960.00 114,960.00 231,800.00 160,275.00 219,577.14 69.14%
7 #522 PBA Galleries Fine Books in All Fields December 19, 2013 December 21, 2013 436 256 58.72% USD 1.0 106,520.00 164,680.00 266,670.00 109,752.00 109,752.00 41.16%
8 #61 Profiles in History The Property of a Distinguished American Private Collector Part III December 19, 2013 December 21, 2013 216 196 90.74% USD 1.0 1,403,000.00 2,329,000.00 2,488,000.00 2,292,237.50 2,292,237.50 92.13%
9 #24831 Tajan Ancient and Modern Prints December 17, 2013 December 24, 2013 206 89 43.20% EUR 1.38 95,010.00 116,120.00 241,280.00 158,017.00 216,483.29 65.49%
10 #18205 Neret Minet and Tessier Asian Art December 16, 2013 December 23, 2013 28 22 78.57% EUR 1.38 67,600.00 82,950.00 105,300.00 113,637.50 155,683.40 107.92%
11 #97 Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH Rare Books, Photographs, Graphics December 14, 2013 December 23, 2013 780 194 24.87% EUR 1.38 89,480.00 89,480.00 427,700.00 121,687.50 166,712.12 28.45%
12 #258 Waverly Auctions Books November 21, 2013 December 26, 2013 441 422 95.69% USD 1.0 80,120.00 122,985.00 142,395.00 165,188.20 165,188.20 116.01%
13 #47430 Dirk Soulis Auctions Comics November 20, 2013 December 24, 2013 140 115 82.14% USD 1.0 2,300.00 23,000.00 28,000.00 4,058.35 4,058.34 14.49%
14 #79 Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood Antique Prints November 19, 2013 December 26, 2013 17 9 52.94% GBP 1.65 540.00 820.00 2,880.00 1,501.78 2,447.91 52.15%
15 #102613 Northeast Auctions Fall Weekend Sale - Prints October 26, 2013 December 26, 2013 29 23 79.31% USD 1.0 26,400.00 38,000.00 41,700.00 68,550.00 68,550.00 164.39%
16 #102613 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers Prints October 26, 2013 December 26, 2013 21 13 61.90% USD 1.0 6,950.00 11,150.00 18,800.00 11,740.95 11,740.95 62.45%
17 #9853 Tajan Prints, Books - internet bidstart 10/1 October 15, 2013 December 24, 2013 3 1 33.33% EUR 1.38 500.00 1,000.00 2,200.00 620.00 849.40 28.18%
18 #73013 Copley Fine Art Auctions The Sporting Sale July 30, 2013 December 26, 2013 99 90 90.91% USD 1.0 131,200.00 202,550.00 258,650.00 243,842.25 243,842.25 94.27%
19 #21730 Era Enchères Collection of 60 Atlases, Esotericism, Manuscripts, Curiosa, Old Books, Varied June 15, 2013 December 25, 2013 308 234 75.97% EUR 1.38 21,470.00 29,870.00 43,910.00 32,598.00 44,659.26 74.24%
20 #20447 Audap and Mirabaud Prints June 7, 2013 December 25, 2013 5 4 80.00% EUR 1.38 12,000.00 16,000.00 17,500.00 24,500.00 33,565.00 140.00%
21 #21376 Era Enchères Rares Prints of the XVI to the XIX, Very Fine Ancient Books about Lyon May 25, 2013 December 25, 2013 324 226 69.75% EUR 1.38 47,110.00 67,980.00 102,590.00 74,244.00 101,714.28 72.37%
22 #21543 Kapandji Morhange A Provence's Castle's Library and Various. Travels, Discovery. Atlas... April 24, 2013 December 25, 2013 360 274 76.11% EUR 1.38 198,980.00 286,600.00 376,870.00 505,241.10 692,180.70 134.06%
  • <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>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14: 19th & 20th Century Literature</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b><br><i>The Centenary Edition of the Works of Ian Fleming</i>, one of 26 lettered sets, 18 volumes, London, 2008. $25,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> William Faulkner, <i>The Marble Faun</i>, first edition, signed & inscribed to Dorothy Wilcox by Faulkner & Phil Stone, Boston, 1924. $18,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Maurice Sendak, <i>Where the Wild Things Are</i>, first edition, signed & inscribed to William Archibald, New York, 1963. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14: 19th & 20th Century Literature</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Anne Frank, <i>Het Achterhuis</i>, first edition, in first state jacket, Amsterdam, 1947. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Roald Dahl, <i>Charlie and the Chocolate Factory</i>, first edition, signed, New York, 1964. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b><br>Ray Bradbury, <i>Fahrenheit 451</i>, first limited edition bound in Johns-Manville Quinterra, New York, 1953. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14: 19th & 20th Century Literature</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Benjamin Graham, <i>The Intelligent Investor</i>, first edition, in original dust jacket, New York, 1949. $4,500 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Anna Sewell, <i>Black Beauty</i>, first edition, inscribed, London, 1877. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Arthur Conan Doyle, <i>A Study in Scarlet</i>, first American edition, Philadelphia, 1890. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14: 19th & 20th Century Literature</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> James Fenimore Cooper, <i>The Last of the Mohicans</i>, first edition, two volumes, Philadelphia, 1826. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Amelia Earhart, <i>20 hrs. 40 mins. Our Flight in Friendship</i>, limited first edition, signed, New York, 1928. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Philip K. Dick, <i>World of Chance</i>, first edition, signed, London, 1956. $3,000 to $4,000.
  • <b>Sotheby’s London: Fine Autograph Letters and Manuscripts from a Distinguished Private Collection. Part I: Music. 26 October 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Beethoven, Ludwig van. Autograph Manuscript of the Canon "Ewig Dein" Woo 161, signed at the end ("...[Ewig] Dein...Freund Ludwig Van Beethowen"). Est. £120,000 to £150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Brahms, Johannes. Autograph Manuscript of the "Geistliches Wiegenlied", Op.91 No.2, for Contralto, Viola And Piano, the original version of 1864, signed and inscribed at the end by the composer. Est. £200,000 to £250,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Chopin, Frédéric. Autograph Manuscript of the Opening of the Étude Op.25 No.2, in A-Flat Major, signed and dated ("Paris Ce 28 Avril F. Chopin"). Est. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London: Fine Autograph Letters and Manuscripts from a Distinguished Private Collection. Part I: Music. 26 October 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Haydn, Joseph. Autograph Letter Signed ("Jos Haydn[Paraph]"), to the Baden Choirmaster Anton Stoll, 30 July 1802. Est. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Verdi, Giuseppe. Autograph Working Manuscript of a scene from Ernani. Est. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Verdi, Giuseppe. Highly Important Series of Thirty-Six Autograph Letters Signed to The Librettist Salvadore Cammarano, written between 1844 And 1851, the greater part unpublished and unrecorded. Est. £250,000 to £300,000
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