• <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 #201406 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 1/30 February 6, 2014 February 7, 2014 323 282 87.31% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 18,577.00 18,577.00
2 #20514 Dominic Winter Book Auctions British and Continental Old Master and Modern Prints February 5, 2014 February 7, 2014 110 74 67.27% GBP 1.56 26,350.00 38,470.00 47,510.00 54,462.13 88,773.28 114.63%
3 #1406b Bruun Rasmussen Modern and Contemporary Prints February 4, 2014 February 5, 2014 41 39 95.12% EUR 1.22 15,065.00 17,400.00 18,335.00 18,513.75 24,993.60 100.97%
4 #1406a Bruun Rasmussen Old Prints February 3, 2014 February 5, 2014 2 2 100.00% EUR 1.22 600.00 735.00 735.00 311.25 420.19 42.35%
5 #39986 Carlsen Gallery Winter Sale - Prints February 2, 2014 February 5, 2014 8 8 100.00% USD 1.0 2,500.00 5,800.00 5,800.00 5,836.25 5,836.25 100.62%
6 #121405 Heritage Auctions Comics -Internet bidstart 1/26 February 2, 2014 February 3, 2014 558 557 99.82% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 98,331.81 98,331.81
7 #161405 Heritage Auctions Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 1/26 February 2, 2014 February 3, 2014 565 543 96.11% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 37,832.84 37,832.84
8 #361 Cowans Auctions William F. "Buffalo" Bill January 31, 2014 February 5, 2014 196 186 94.90% USD 1.0 143,150.00 199,550.00 215,850.00 232,304.26 232,304.26 107.62%
9 #1200 Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers Books - Day 2 January 31, 2014 February 5, 2014 202 133 65.84% GBP 1.56 4,660.00 5,720.00 8,520.00 10,638.65 17,340.96 124.87%
10 #20629 Bloomsbury Auctions Collectors Sale - Ephemera January 30, 2014 February 1, 2014 6 6 100.00% GBP 1.56 1,400.00 1,810.00 1,810.00 2,197.00 3,625.05 121.38%
11 #201405 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 1/23 January 30, 2014 February 1, 2014 311 276 88.75% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 18,169.25 18,169.25
12 #525 PBA Galleries Beats and the Counterculture with other Fine Literature - Part 2 January 30, 2014 February 3, 2014 387 219 56.59% USD 1.0 67,920.00 104,650.00 176,610.00 62,844.00 62,844.00 35.58%
13 #1199 Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers Books - Day 1 January 30, 2014 February 5, 2014 815 618 75.83% GBP 1.56 22,960.00 30,139.00 39,919.00 41,555.25 67,735.01 104.10%
14 #13730 Bloomsbury Auctions Interiors - Prints January 29, 2014 February 1, 2014 4 3 75.00% GBP 1.56 600.00 900.00 1,500.00 980.00 1,617.00 65.33%
15 #12914 Dominic Winter Book Auctions Printed Books, Maps and Historical Documents January 29, 2014 February 1, 2014 627 513 81.82% GBP 1.56 140,810.00 209,170.00 287,160.00 261,884.25 432,109.86 91.20%
16 #35 Kedem Auction Rare and Important Judaica January 29, 2014 February 5, 2014 66 49 74.24% USD 1.0 539,000.00 678,000.00 1,097,000.00 598,680.00 598,680.00 54.57%
17 #1193 Tooveys Prints January 29, 2014 February 4, 2014 41 33 80.49% GBP 1.56 1,635.00 2,575.00 3,305.00 3,374.00 5,499.62 102.09%
18 #14CN01 Doyle New York Prints January 29, 2014 February 1, 2014 14 14 100.00% USD 1.0 13,900.00 20,500.00 20,500.00 28,314.00 28,314.00 138.12%
19 #EX84 Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood Antiques and Collectables -Books and Prints January 28, 2014 February 4, 2014 25 20 80.00% GBP 1.56 0.00 0.00 0.00 808.80 1,318.34
20 #25519 Rossini Prints, Photographs January 28, 2014 February 4, 2014 188 108 57.45% EUR 1.22 8,330.00 12,040.00 21,000.00 12,277.38 16,574.53 58.46%
21 #789 Eldreds Books, Prints, Photographs January 25, 2014 February 1, 2014 41 37 90.24% USD 1.0 6,550.00 10,550.00 11,430.00 8,481.45 8,481.45 74.20%
22 #12414 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers Books, Prints January 24, 2014 February 1, 2014 49 48 97.96% USD 1.0 7,940.00 13,485.00 13,885.00 17,679.87 17,679.87 127.33%
23 #23533 Vermot de Pas Books XXth, Documentation about Art XXth, Photographie XXth, Posters May 68 January 24, 2014 February 3, 2014 474 239 50.42% EUR 1.22 29,520.00 38,320.00 91,820.00 50,324.62 67,938.43 54.81%
24 #422 RR Auction Hollywood - bidstart 1/15 January 23, 2014 February 1, 2014 597 462 77.39% USD 1.0 247,300.00 381,400.00 598,600.00 392,672.40 392,672.40 65.60%
  • <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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