• <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.
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    <b>Arader Galleries Feb 28th:</b><br>Lot 19. John James Audubon. Grey Fox, Plate 21. Est. $20,000-22,000. Retail: $48,000
    <b>Arader Galleries Feb 28th:</b> Lot 51. American Bison (female), Plate 57. Est. $15,000-20,000. Retail: $47,500
    <b>Arader Galleries Feb 28th:</b><br>Lot 54. John James Audubon. Silver Fox, Plate 116, the hardest to find of Audubon's Quadruped. Est. $25,000-30,000. Retail: $45,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries Feb 28th:</b> Lot 58. John James Audubon. Ocelot, Plate 86, one of Audubon's four great cats. Est. $12,000-18,000. Retail: $45,000.
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    <b>Arader Galleries Feb 28th:</b> Lot 59. John James Audubon Jaguar, Plate 101, another of Audubon's four great cats. Est. $12,000-18,000.<br>Retail: $42,500.
    <b>Arader Galleries Feb 28th:</b> Lot 62. John James Audubon. Common Mouse, Plate 90, Audubon's Great Genre Scene. Est. $10,000-15,000.<br>Retail: $35,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries Feb 28th:</b> Lot 74. John James Audubon. Armadillo, Plate 146. Est. $7,000-10,000.<br>Retail: $17,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries Feb 28th:</b> Lot 86. John James Audubon. Grizzly Bear, Plate 131. Est. $8,000-10,000.<br>Retail: $18,000.
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    <b>Arader Galleries Feb 28th:</b> Lot 89. John James Audubon. Cougar (Female and Young), Plate 97. Est. $10,000-12,000. Retail: $25,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries Feb 28th:</b> Lot 95. John James Audubon. Common Deer, Plate 136, Audubon's Most Arresting Composition. Est. $20,000-30,000. Retail: $42,500.
    <b>Arader Galleries Feb 28th:</b> Lot 142. Karl Bodmer. Pehriska-Ruhpa, A Minatarre or Big-Bellied Indian. Est. $8,000-10,000. Retail: $22,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries Feb 28th:</b> Lot 144. Karl Bodmer. Bison-Dance of the Mandan Indians. Est. $10,000-12,000. Retail: $20,000.
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    <b>Arader Galleries Feb 28th:</b> Lot 145. Karl Bodmer. shi-chida and maschi karehde, Mandan indians. Est. $10,000-12,000. Retail: $25,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries Feb 28th:</b> Lot 156. Karl Bodmer. Fort Union on the Missouri. Est. $10,000-12,000.<br>Retail: $18,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries Feb 28th:</b> Lot 157. Karl Bodmer. Junction of the Yellowstone River with the Missouri. Est. $8,000-10,000. Retail: $18,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries Feb 28th:</b> Lot 159. Karl Bodmer. View of the rocky mountains. Est. $8,000-10,000. Retail: $18,000.
  • <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 4-18): </b><br>Lot 9. <i>Ortelius, Typus Orbis Terrarum</i>, 1598. Est. $7000-$9000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 4-18): </b><br>Lot 11. Ritter, <i>[Sundial World Map]</i>, 1640. Est. $12000-$14000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 4-18): </b><br>Lot 42. Doppelmayr/Homann, <i><br>[Lot of 6] Globi Coelestis in Tabulas Planas Redacti Pars I-VI</i>, 1730.<br>Est. $3500-$4500
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 4-18): </b><br>Lot 56. Yaggy, <i>Yaggy's Geographical Portfolio</i>, 1893. Est. $2000-$3000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 4-18): </b><br>Lot 57. Waldseemuller/Fries, <i>E.<br>Tabula Terre Nova F.D.W.</i> Western Hemisphere, America, Atlantic Ocean, 1522. Est. $19500-$21000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 4-18): </b><br>Lot 60. Jodocus Hondius/Joannes Jansson, <i>America Noviter Delineata</i>, 1632. Est. $10000-$12000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 4-18): </b><br>Lot 198. John C. Russell, <i>Plan of the City of Washington, in the Territory of Columbia</i>, 1795. Est. $3000-$3750
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 4-18): </b><br>Lot 386. John Speed, <i>A New Mappe<br>of the Romane Empire</i>, 1626.<br>Est. $1800-$2100
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 4-18): </b><br>Lot 391. Blaeu, <i>Britannia Prout Divisa suit Temporibus Anglo-Saxonum</i>, 1645. Est. $3000-$4000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 4-18): </b><br>Lot 598. Blaeu, <i>Asia Noviter Delineata</i>, 1631. Est. $4750-$6000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 4-18): </b><br>Lot 754. Sanson, <i>L'Asie en Plusieurs Cartes Nouvelles</i>, 1658.<br>Est. $3500-$4250
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 4-18): </b><br>Lot 755. Ptolemy/Mercator, <i>Orbis Antiqui Tabulae Geographicae Secundum Cl. Ptolemaeum</i>, 1730.<br>Est. $5500-$6500
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 4-18): </b><br>Lot 761. <i>Colton, Colton's General Atlas Containing One Hundred and Seventy Steel Plate Maps and Plans</i>, 1857.<br>Est. $2500-$3250
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 4-18): </b><br>Lot 763. Everts, <i>The Official State Atlas of Kansas from Government Surveys</i>, 1887. Est. $4500-$6000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 4-18): </b><br>Lot 765. U.S. War Department, <i>Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies</i>, 1891. Est. $2400-$3000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 4-18): </b><br>Lot 773. Carver, <i>Travels Through the Interior Parts of North America</i>, 1779. Est. $2000-$2300

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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 #1419b Bruun Rasmussen Modern and Contemporary Prints May 6, 2014 May 7, 2014 33 23 69.70% EUR 1.22 8,670.00 9,130.00 12,820.00 8,685.00 12,072.17 67.75%
2 #10620 Dorotheum Globes May 5, 2014 May 6, 2014 14 7 50.00% EUR 1.22 10,850.00 14,200.00 33,900.00 16,126.00 22,415.14 47.57%
3 #1419a Bruun Rasmussen Old Master Prints May 5, 2014 May 7, 2014 9 7 77.78% EUR 1.22 2,010.00 2,350.00 3,020.00 2,790.00 3,878.11 92.38%
4 #161418 Heritage Auctions Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 4/27 May 4, 2014 May 5, 2014 432 414 95.83% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 33,194.25 33,194.25
5 #121418 Heritage Auctions Comics -Internet bidstart 4/27 May 4, 2014 May 5, 2014 619 613 99.03% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 111,464.06 111,464.06
6 #1490 Freemans Modern and Contemporary Works of Art - Prints May 4, 2014 May 5, 2014 165 142 86.06% USD 1.0 867,100.00 1,351,500.00 1,798,700.00 1,521,633.00 1,521,633.00 84.60%
7 #21643 Bonhams Entertainment Memorabilia, Including Animation Art May 4, 2014 May 6, 2014 93 66 70.97% USD 1.0 39,950.00 60,050.00 118,100.00 67,079.00 67,079.00 56.80%
8 #793 Eldreds Asian Art - Books and Prints May 1, 2014 May 5, 2014 21 20 95.24% USD 1.0 4,820.00 7,130.00 7,310.00 8,951.80 8,951.80 122.46%
9 #201418 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 4/24 May 1, 2014 May 3, 2014 495 428 86.46% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 34,033.50 34,033.50
10 #20630 Bloomsbury Auctions Affordable Prints and Photographs May 1, 2014 May 3, 2014 127 89 70.08% GBP 1.56 9,790.00 15,080.00 21,670.00 11,502.00 19,438.38 53.08%
11 #n09138 Sothebys Prints May 1, 2014 May 3, 2014 357 307 85.99% USD 1.0 6,474,500.00 9,375,500.00 11,235,500.00 9,577,631.00 9,577,631.00 85.24%
12 #76 Grays Auctioneers Prints and Books April 30, 2014 May 5, 2014 71 57 80.28% USD 1.0 6,420.00 10,480.00 54,210.00 8,095.00 8,095.00 14.93%
13 #53462 Dirk Soulis Auctions Fine Art - Prints and Photography April 25, 2014 May 5, 2014 77 73 94.81% USD 1.0 25,225.00 35,780.00 36,980.00 37,075.50 37,075.50 100.26%
14 #41214 Blacksparrow Hollywood's Leading Men and Women April 12, 2014 May 7, 2014 13 10 76.92% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 3,048.00 3,048.00
15 #40614 Adams Amsterdam Auctions Rare Books and Prints April 6, 2014 May 6, 2014 110 53 48.18% EUR 1.22 37,450.00 55,700.00 247,700.00 46,109.25 64,091.85 18.61%
16 #32914 Blacksparrow Monterpalooza Charity Auction - Memorabilia March 29, 2014 May 7, 2014 53 46 86.79% USD 1.0 5,505.00 9,450.00 16,450.00 7,068.00 7,068.00 42.97%
17 #25127 Aguttes Automobilia March 29, 2014 May 5, 2014 59 36 61.02% EUR 1.22 2,910.00 4,645.00 15,800.00 5,343.00 7,426.77 33.82%
18 #32414 Peter Arnold Rare Books, Maps, Prints and Manuscripts March 24, 2014 May 5, 2014 328 258 78.66% AUD 0.82 875,550.00 1,182,700.00 1,437,400.00 1,439,411.00 1,338,652.23 100.14%
19 #as31125 Blacksparrow Posters and Art - Internet bidstart 2/17 March 15, 2014 May 7, 2014 104 14 13.46% USD 1.0 7,300.00 10,700.00 86,330.00 6,438.00 6,438.00 7.46%
20 #98 Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH Art and Artist's Books February 22, 2014 May 5, 2014 695 276 39.71% EUR 1.22 107,050.00 107,050.00 253,570.00 111,868.75 155,497.72 44.12%
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries: Fine Photographs at Auction Feb. 19</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb. 19: </b>Walker Evans, Allie Mae Burroughs, Alabama Tenant Farmer Wife, silver print, 1936. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb. 19: </b>Edward J. Kelty, X-ray of Ajax, the sword swallower, silver print, 1928. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb. 19: </b>André Kertész, Portfolio titled <br>"André Kertész: Photographs, Volume I, 1913-1929," silver prints. $30,000 to $45,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries: Fine Photographs at Auction Feb. 19</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb. 19: </b>Eadweard Muybridge, Horse and Rider Motion Study (Composite), albumen print, 1881. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb. 19: </b>Lewis W. Hine, An Albanian Woman from Italy at Ellis Island, silver print, 1905-12. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb. 19: </b>Margaret Bourke-White, Fort Peck Dam, Montana, silver print, 1936. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb. 19: </b>Alfred Eisenstaedt, V-J Day Kiss, Times Square, New York City, silver print, 1945. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries: Fine Photographs at Auction Feb. 19</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb. 19: </b>Alfred Steiglitz, "The Steerage," from Camera Work, Number 36, 1907. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb. 19: </b>Andreas Feininger, 42nd Street as Viewed from Weehawken, silver print, 1942. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb. 19: </b>Edward Weston, Portrait of the Photographer Johann Hagemeyer, platinum-palladium print, 1921. $9,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb. 19: </b>Wilson A. Bentley, group of 5 microphotographs of snowflakes, circa 1920. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb. 19: </b>Edward S. Curtis, The Vanishing Race, orotone in the original Curtis frame, 1904. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <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>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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