• <b>19th Century Shop.</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. Iconic signed Darwin photograph "I like this photograph much better than any other which ..."
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. <i>Autograph Letter Signed</i>. Early Unpublished Darwin letter on the races of man.
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> WRIGHT, WILBUR. Experiments and Observations in Soaring Flight. Journal of the Western Society of Engineers 8, no. 4 (August, 1903).
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. <i>The Meaning of Relativity.</i> FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH. Signed and dated Oxford 1931.
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> GARDNER, ALEXANDER. Antietam Bridge, Maryland. "One of the memorable spots in the history of the war."
  • <b>Bonhams Fine Books and Manuscripts, 8 June 2016, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams June 8:</b> Lot 1. ARISTOTLE. 384-322 B.C.E. De animalibus [De historia animalium. De partibus animalium. De generatione animalium.] US$ 300,000-500,000.
    <b>Bonhams June 8:</b> Lot 44. ARIOSTO, LUDOVICO. 1474-1533. Orlando Furioso in English Heroical Verse, by John Haringto[n]. [London: Richard Field, 1591.] US$ 70,000-90,000.
    <b>Bonhams June 8:</b> Lot 183. HARRISON, William Henry. Document Signed AS PRESIDENT ("W.H. Harrison"). US$ 40,000-60,000.
    <b>Bonhams June 8:</b> Lot 116. <br>ALI, MUHAMMAD. B.1942. U.S. Passport Signed ("Muhammad Ali") Twice, [Dublin, July 19, 1972].<br>US$ 25,000-35,000.
    <b>Bonhams June 8:</b> Lot 52. Bible In English. [Mearne, Samuel, binder.] The Holy Bible containing the bookes of the Old & New Testament. US$ 25,000-35,000.
    <b>Bonhams June 8:</b> Lot 130. EARHART, Amelia. 1897-1937. Archive of material on the purchase and outfitting of Earhart's Lockheed Electra 10e. US$ 15,000-20,000.
    <b>Bonhams June 8:</b> Lot 85. BURTON, Virginia Lee. 1909-1968. The Little House. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1942. US$ 15,000-20,000.
    <b>Bonhams London June 15.</b> Lot 68. CAMERON (Julia Margaret) Kate Keown [No. 5 Of Series of Twelve Lifesized Heads], [1866]. <br>£30,000-50,000.
    <b>Bonhams London June 15.</b> Lot 98. Karl Marx. Das Kapital. Kritik der politischen Oekonomie... Erster Band, FIRST EDITION, 1867.<br>£80,000-120,000.
    <b>Bonhams London June 15.</b> Lot 111. Isaac Newton Autograph manuscript, in English, headed "The Question stated about abstaining from blood". £50,000-70,000.
    <b>Bonhams London June 15.</b> Lot 112. Nobel Prize for discovering isotopes in stable elements, awarded to F.W. Aston in 1922. £200,000-400,000.
    <b>Bonhams London June 15.</b> Lot 140. Kay Nielsen (Prince Bismarck discovering the soldier), 1913. £15,000-20,000.
  • <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Leaves from<br>George Washington's Own Draft <br>of His first Inaugural Address. An Extraordinary Rarity!
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Declaration of Independence: Benjamin Tyler 1818 - First Print with Facsimile Signatures.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Thomas Jefferson Signed Act of Contress Authorizing Alexander Hamilton to Complete Famous Portland Maine Lighthouse.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Emanuel Leutze. Silk Flag Banner designed by Leutze, created by Tiffany & Co., and presented to Gen. John A. Dix, 1864.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> The "greatest of early American maps … a masterpiece" (Corcoran). Thomas Holme.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Lincoln Summons His Cabinet for a Historic Meeting to Discuss Compensated Emancipation.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Albert Einstein. Autograph Letter Signed. Einstein Counsels His Son ... Meaning of Life.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Normal Rockwell. Painting/Drawing Signed. Rockwell's "Barbeshop Quartet", 1936.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Frederick Douglass. Autograph Letter Signed to unknown correspondent. Washington, D.C.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Harry Truman. Autograph Manuscript Notebook for Kansas City Law School Night Class.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Robert E. Lee. Autograph Letter Signed, June 11, 1782. Hours after the Battle of Culpeper Court House, Lee Escapes Again.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> George Washington. Letter Signed, as Commander-in-Chief, Continental Army, to Elias Dayton, Headquarters, [Newburgh, N.Y.], June 11, 1782.
  • Christie's London: SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies</i>, Edited by John Heminger (D. 1630) and Henry Condell<br>(D. 1627). £800,000–£1,200,000
    Christie's London: SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published According to the True Orginal Copies.</i> The Second Impression. £180,000–£250,000
    Christie's London: SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published According to the True Orginal Copies. </i>The Third Impression. £300,000–£400,000.
    Christie's London: SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published According to the True Orginal Copies. </i> The Fourth Edition. £15,000–£20,000

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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 #2338 Swann Galleries Shadows Uplifted: African-American Fine Art - Prints February 13, 2014 February 14, 2014 23 15 65.22% USD 1.0 90,000.00 134,500.00 223,000.00 134,185.00 134,185.00 60.17%
2 #1510 Christies Post-War and Contemporary Art: Photographs February 13, 2014 February 14, 2014 6 5 83.33% GBP 1.56 630,000.00 860,000.00 1,160,000.00 900,500.00 1,494,830.00 77.63%
3 #36111 Bloomsbury Auctions Bibliophile February 13, 2014 February 14, 2014 611 503 82.32% GBP 1.56 92,545.00 131,190.00 162,690.00 170,993.00 283,848.38 105.10%
4 #35057 Aguttes Weapons and Hunting - Books and Prints February 12, 2014 February 13, 2014 20 14 70.00% EUR 1.22 1,110.00 1,590.00 4,690.00 1,677.00 2,280.72 35.76%
5 #36095 Bloomsbury Auctions Vintage and Collector's Posters February 12, 2014 February 14, 2014 145 107 73.79% GBP 1.56 32,790.00 51,490.00 70,090.00 49,784.00 82,641.44 71.03%
6 #36089 Bloomsbury Auctions Prints February 12, 2014 February 14, 2014 131 92 70.23% GBP 1.56 41,600.00 62,400.00 91,150.00 65,201.00 108,233.66 71.53%
7 #308 Doyle New York Prints February 11, 2014 February 13, 2014 28 27 96.43% USD 1.0 7,400.00 11,000.00 11,200.00 12,611.00 12,611.00 112.60%
8 #1407b Bruun Rasmussen Modern and Contemporary Prints February 11, 2014 February 13, 2014 88 70 79.55% EUR 1.22 29,195.00 30,820.00 40,460.00 28,852.50 39,528.06 71.31%
9 #21612 Bonhams Fine Books and Manuscripts February 10, 2014 February 12, 2014 171 149 87.13% USD 1.0 555,600.00 810,900.00 873,300.00 790,380.00 784,130.00 90.50%
10 #288 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Prints February 10, 2014 February 13, 2014 11 6 54.55% USD 1.0 1,400.00 2,300.00 4,720.00 4,064.00 4,064.00 86.10%
11 #1407a Bruun Rasmussen Old Master Prints February 10, 2014 February 13, 2014 6 5 83.33% EUR 1.22 1,870.00 2,005.00 2,405.00 1,981.25 2,714.32 82.38%
12 #21611 Bonhams Prints February 9, 2014 February 12, 2014 29 24 82.76% USD 1.0 19,700.00 28,600.00 38,300.00 23,433.00 23,433.00 61.18%
13 #121406 Heritage Auctions Comics -Internet bidstart 2/2 February 9, 2014 February 12, 2014 696 696 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 152,361.55 152,361.55
14 #161406 Heritage Auctions Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 2/2 February 9, 2014 February 12, 2014 535 503 94.02% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 44,535.21 44,535.21
15 #526 PBA Galleries Rare Books and Manuscripts February 9, 2014 February 12, 2014 217 162 74.65% USD 1.0 224,750.00 346,350.00 708,950.00 199,146.00 199,146.00 28.09%
16 #20814 Neal Auction Company Africa map, globes February 8, 2014 February 12, 2014 2 1 50.00% USD 1.0 5,000.00 7,000.00 42,000.00 4,880.00 4,880.00 11.62%
17 #333 Aspire Auctions Prints - Internet bidstart 1/30 February 7, 2014 February 12, 2014 20 20 100.00% USD 1.0 5,300.00 8,200.00 8,200.00 3,294.75 3,294.75 40.18%
18 #2703B Skinner American and European Prints and Photography February 7, 2014 February 8, 2014 164 141 85.98% USD 1.0 184,700.00 269,050.00 328,450.00 257,915.00 257,915.00 78.52%
19 #25345 ALDE Books and Autographs February 7, 2014 February 12, 2014 305 173 56.72% EUR 1.22 75,670.00 100,430.00 156,730.00 138,616.40 189,904.46 88.44%
20 #25559 Autographes Encheres Autographs, Manuscripts, Ancient Books, Historical Memories, Photographs February 5, 2014 February 12, 2014 154 42 27.27% EUR 1.22 7,445.00 9,395.00 40,440.00 10,563.36 14,471.82 26.12%
21 #357b James D Julia Auctioneers Winter Antiques, Asian & Fine Art Auction February 5, 2014 February 12, 2014 54 47 87.04% USD 1.0 176,300.00 300,400.00 311,500.00 325,990.14 325,990.14 104.65%
22 #74 Grays Auctioneers Prints February 5, 2014 February 12, 2014 39 23 58.97% USD 1.0 5,080.00 8,360.00 11,090.00 5,780.00 5,780.00 52.12%
23 #357a James D Julia Auctioneers Antiques, Asian and Fine Arts: Prints February 4, 2014 February 12, 2014 78 64 82.05% USD 1.0 62,300.00 101,700.00 119,650.00 80,180.78 80,180.78 67.01%
24 #2702T Skinner Fine Prints and Photographs - Internet bidstart 2/3 February 3, 2014 February 13, 2014 120 98 81.67% USD 1.0 37,850.00 55,725.00 70,825.00 48,077.00 48,077.00 67.88%
25 #32 AntiquarianAuctions.com Rare Books - Internet bidstart 1/23 January 30, 2014 February 12, 2014 386 168 43.52% USD 1.0 43,580.00 50,960.00 116,469.00 41,861.00 41,861.00 35.94%
26 #47160 John McInnis Auctioneers The Legends Auction - Session III November 24, 2013 February 12, 2014 619 553 89.34% USD 1.0 142,575.00 279,700.00 302,100.00 83,599.25 83,599.25 27.67%
27 #47158 John McInnis Auctioneers The Legends Auction - Session II November 23, 2013 February 12, 2014 524 213 40.65% USD 1.0 164,295.00 317,590.00 629,140.00 166,479.75 166,479.75 26.46%
28 #47147 John McInnis Auctioneers The Legends Auction - Session I November 22, 2013 February 12, 2014 359 289 80.50% USD 1.0 241,625.00 478,350.00 610,850.00 334,414.25 334,414.25 54.75%
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 26: Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books.</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 26:</b> Isaak de Graaf, manuscript map of Java, ink & watercolor on vellum, 1743. $180,000 to $220,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 26:</b> Maria Sibylla Merian, <i>Histoire générale des insectes de Surinam</i>,<br>72 hand-colored plates, Paris, 1771. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 26:</b> James Gillray, <i>The Plumb-pudding<br>in danger</i>, hand-colored etching, London, 1805. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 26: Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books.</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 26:</b> Visscher, Composite atlas with 73 maps in original hand-color in full, Amsterdam, after 1716.<br>$20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 26:</b> Mahmud Raif Efendi, <i>Cedid atlas tercümesi</i>, 25 hand-colored maps, Istanbul, 1803-1804.<br>$40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 26:</b> John James Audubon, <i>The Birds of America</i>, 7 volumes, 1839-44. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 26: Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books.</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 26:</b><br>A.B. Frost, <i>Shooting Pictures</i>, 12 chromolithographs, New York, 1895. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 26:</b> John Senex, <i>A New General Atlas</i>,<br>33 engraved maps & town plans, London, 1721. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 26:</b> Elihu Barker & Mathew Carey, <i>A Map of Kentucky from Actual Survey</i>, Philadelphia, circa 1794.<br>$10,000 to $15,000.
  • <b>Skinner Fine Books & Manuscripts <i>online</i> | May 18-26 | skinnerinc.com</b>
    <b>Skinner Auction | May 18-26:</b> <br>Lot 1051: Keller, Helen (1880-1968) Autograph Letter Signed and Cabinet Card, est. $3,000-5,000
    <b>Skinner Auction | May 18-26:</b> <br>Lot 1108: Washington, George (1732-1799) Military Discharge Signed, Headquarters, Newburgh, New York, 7 June 1783, est. $7,000-9,000
    <b>Skinner Auction | May 18-26:</b> <br>Lot 1131: Bayes, Jessie (1876-1970) Illuminated Manuscript, <i>Six Poems from Gitanjali by Rabindranath Tagore</i>. London, 1917, est. $15,000-17,000
    <b>Skinner Fine Books & Manuscripts <i>online</i> | May 18-26 | skinnerinc.com</b>
    <b>Skinner Auction | May 18-26:</b> <br>Lot 1144: Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) <i>On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life</i>. London: Murray, 1859, est. $60,000-80,000
    <b>Skinner Auction | May 18-26:</b> <br>Lot 1170: Fossati, Giorgio (1706-1778) <i>Raccolta di Varie Favole Delineate, ed Incise in Rame</i>. Venice: Carlo Pecora, 1744, est. $5,000-7,000
    <b>Skinner Auction | May 18-26:</b> <br>Lot 1224: Nielsen, Kay (1886-1957) <i>East of the Sun and West of the Moon, Old Tales from the North</i>. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1914,<br> est. $5,000-7,000
    <b>Skinner Auction | May 18-26:</b> <br>Lot 1284: Audubon, John James (1785-1851) <i>American Flamingo</i>. [from] <i>The Birds of America</i>, New York: Bien, 1860, est. $10,000-15,000
  • <b>Sotheby's NY May 25.</b> Thomas Lynch, Jr., Signer of the Declaration from South Carolina: Document signed in full ("Thomas Lynch Junr").
    <b>Sotheby's NY May 25.</b> Thomas Jefferson, letter signed as Secretary of State. ("TH: JEFFERSON").
    <b>Sotheby's NY May 25.</b> Thomas Jefferson, the first U.S. Naturalization Act, signed as Secretary of State.
    <b>Sotheby's NY May 25.</b> Miniature edition of the Emancipation Proclamation printed for distribution to Union troops.
    <b>Sotheby's NY May 25.</b> General George Meade’s statement on the victory at Gettysburg, printed on the battlefield. July 4, 1863.
    <b>Sotheby's NY May 25.</b> Abraham Lincoln, letter signed, seeking the counsel of Navy Secretary Welles on the appropriate response to the Fort Pillow Massacre.
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