• <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 #2819 Christies Renaissance - Durer Print, Rothschild Prayer Book January 29, 2014 January 30, 2014 2 2 100.00% USD 1.0 12,400,000.00 18,600,000.00 18,600,000.00 14,066,000.00 14,066,000.00 75.62%
2 #2799 Christies FRANCISCO JOSÉ DE GOYA Y LUCIENTES: GRAPHIC MASTERPIECES FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION January 28, 2014 January 30, 2014 34 32 94.12% USD 1.0 1,500,800.00 2,234,700.00 2,439,700.00 3,824,625.00 3,824,625.00 156.77%
3 #1405b Bruun Rasmussen Modern and Contemporary Prints January 28, 2014 January 30, 2014 57 44 77.19% EUR 1.22 15,120.00 16,665.00 21,600.00 15,043.75 20,610.00 69.65%
4 #1405c Bruun Rasmussen Books and Manuscripts January 28, 2014 January 30, 2014 237 38 16.03% EUR 1.22 45,340.00 59,485.00 156,627.00 47,286.25 64,782.23 30.19%
5 #1405a Bruun Rasmussen Old Prints January 27, 2014 January 30, 2014 5 5 100.00% EUR 1.22 1,875.00 1,875.00 1,875.00 3,160.00 4,329.21 168.53%
6 #21531 Bonhams Prints January 26, 2014 January 30, 2014 29 23 79.31% USD 1.0 16,800.00 23,750.00 30,520.00 17,283.00 17,283.00 56.63%
7 #12614 Keno Auctions An Important Revolutionary War Document January 26, 2014 January 26, 2014 1 1 100.00% USD 1.0 100,000.00 400,000.00 400,000.00 912,500.00 912,500.00 228.13%
8 #121404 Heritage Auctions Comics - Internet bidstart 1/19 January 26, 2014 January 30, 2014 611 611 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 131,743.28 131,743.28
9 #161404 Heritage Auctions Movie Posters - Internet Bidstart 1/19 January 26, 2014 January 30, 2014 549 511 93.08% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 31,853.06 31,853.06
10 #21024 Bonhams Entertainment Memorabilia January 26, 2014 January 30, 2014 353 290 82.15% USD 1.0 188,250.00 273,250.00 329,500.00 473,691.00 473,691.00 143.76%
11 #12614 National Book Auctions Books and Ephemera - Morley, Whistler, Obama, Art, etc January 26, 2014 January 31, 2014 500 500 100.00% USD 1.0 41,700.00 108,850.00 108,850.00 52,534.25 52,535.11 48.26%
12 #49757 Guernseys Audubon Engravings, Roger Tory Peterson Photographs January 25, 2014 January 31, 2014 256 137 53.52% USD 1.0 1,461,700.00 1,898,500.00 2,352,000.00 1,863,281.25 1,863,281.25 79.22%
13 #NO9100 Sothebys Important Americana January 24, 2014 January 28, 2014 21 19 90.48% USD 1.0 294,000.00 425,000.00 441,000.00 404,188.00 404,188.00 91.65%
14 #201404 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 1/16 January 23, 2014 January 25, 2014 274 251 91.61% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 16,373.75 16,373.75
15 #2337 Swann Galleries 20th Century Illustration January 23, 2014 January 25, 2014 268 184 68.66% USD 1.0 363,550.00 534,000.00 811,250.00 551,571.00 550,707.00 67.99%
16 #36109 Bloomsbury Auctions Bibliophile January 23, 2014 January 25, 2014 581 323 55.59% GBP 1.56 57,690.00 82,725.00 162,235.00 81,813.00 135,809.58 50.43%
17 #306 Cowans Auctions Discovery Sale January 19, 2014 January 25, 2014 275 231 84.00% USD 1.0 26,850.00 46,290.00 56,195.00 20,445.10 20,445.10 36.38%
18 #421 RR Auction Rare Manuscript, Document & Autograph - bidstart 12/19 January 15, 2014 January 25, 2014 1773 1136 64.07% USD 1.0 642,300.00 924,240.00 2,892,940.00 994,944.00 994,944.00 34.39%
19 #474 Winter Associates Doolittle Etchings January 13, 2014 January 28, 2014 1 1 100.00% USD 1.0 5,000.00 50,000.00 50,000.00 471,500.00 471,500.00 943.00%
20 #10514 National Book Auctions Books and Ephemera - MacDonald, Books-on-Books, Children's January 5, 2014 January 31, 2014 499 499 100.00% USD 1.0 51,770.00 120,100.00 120,100.00 70,088.75 70,089.53 58.36%
21 #72313 Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers Rare Books and Manuscripts July 23, 2013 January 30, 2014 841 514 61.12% EUR 1.38 119,582.00 169,767.00 252,987.00 213,860.40 292,988.75 84.53%
  • <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>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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