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  • <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
  • <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 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

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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>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
  • <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>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…
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