• <b>London, King Street: 27 May 2015</b>
    <b>CHRISTIE'S EXCEPTIONAL PRICES:</b> THE GUTENBERG BIBLE, MAINZ. Price realized: $5,390,000. Oct 1987, NY.
    <b>CHRISTIE'S EXCEPTIONAL PRICES:</b> LEONARDO DA VINCI, Codex Hammer. Price realized: $30,802,500. Nov 1994 NY
    <b>London, King Street: 27 May 2015</b>
    <b>CHRISTIE'S EXCEPTIONAL PRICES:</b> THE FORBES COLLECTION, Price realized: $40,900,000. Mar 2002, New York.
    <b>CHRISTIE'S EXCEPTIONAL PRICES:</b> ANDRE FRANQUIN, SPIROU ET FANTASIO. Price realized: €157,500. Apr 2014, Paris, France.
    <b>London, King Street: 27 May 2015</b>
    <b>CHRISTIE'S EXCEPTIONAL PRICES:</b> THE GREAT HOURS OF GALEAZZO MARIA SFORZA. Price realized: £1,217,250. Jul 2011, London.
    <b>CHRISTIE'S EXCEPTIONAL PRICES:</b> THE ROTHSCHILD PRAYERBOOK. A Book of Hours, use of Rome, in Latin. Price realized: $13,605,000.
  • <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> THE <br>QUILL. <i>A Magazine of Greenwich Village</i>. 30 issues, 1918-1925 Estimate: $1,000-2,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> VIEW:<br>The Modern Magazine. Marcel Duchamp number. March, 1945. Estimate: 400-600
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> Ortelius, Abraham. Maris Pacifici. [Antwerp], 1589.
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> Melville, Herman. <i>Moby Dick; or, The Whale</i>. New York, 1851. First American edition, first issue.
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Fine Books and Manuscripts, May 7, 2015.</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan. <i>Works </i>. Garden City, 1930. 24 vols. Signed. 
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> Pockocke, Richard. <i>A Description of the East,</i> and Some Other Countries.London, 1743-1745. First edition.
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> Audubon, John James, after. <i>American Elk - Apiti Deer, Cervus Canadensus</i>, plate LXII, no. 13.
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix. Autographed letter signed, July 20, 1832. To Aloys Fuchs.
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Fine Books and Manuscripts, May 7, 2015.</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> Lee, Robert E. Autographed letter signed, to Ulysses S. Grant. February 21, 1865.
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> Campbell, Colin. <i>Vitruvius Britannicus</i>. London, 1715-125, 1767, 1771. 5 vols. First edition
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> Lincoln, Abraham. Autographed letter signed, 1p., to Judge W.A. Minshall. September 6, 1849.
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> A Century <br>of Progress International Exposition. Chicago, 1933-1934. Chicago,<br>(c. 1934). Mayor Cermak copy.).
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> The Nonesuch Dickens. Bloomsbury, 1937-1938. 22 volumes, limited.
  • <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> Book of Hours, illuminated by the Jason Master, Haarlem, c. 1475-80
    <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> Biblia Latina, Paris, 1476-77, first edition of the Vulgate printed in France
    <b>Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books: </b> Ludolph of Saxony, Vie du Christ, illuminated by the Master of the Chronique Scandaleuse, 1506-08
    <b>Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books: </b><br>King David, miniature on vellum, Bologna, c. 1470
    <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> Bible, illuminated in the <i>primo stile</i>, Bologna, c. 1250-70
    <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 #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: Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books, May 19</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 19:</b> Pieter Goos, <i>De Zee-Atlas / Ofte Water-Wereld</i>, with 41 engraved maps in original hand-color, Amsterdam, 1672. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 19:</b> John James Audubon, Wood Ibiss, <i>Plate CCXVI.</i>, hand-colored plate from double elephant folio edition Birds of America, London, 1834. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 19:</b> John James Audubon, autograph manuscript, unsigned, a working draft for <i>Plate 67</i>, Red-Winged Starling, with a copy of the plate, 1820s-30s. $15,000 to $25,000.
  • <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> TURING, ALAN MATHISON. 1912-1954. Composition notebook. Refer to department for estimate.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> ENIGMA MACHINE. A Rare 3-rotor German Enigma I Enciphering Machine (aka Heeres Enigma). Est $140,000-180,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> BIBLE IN ENGLISH—1611. The Holy Bible, Conteyning the Old Testament, and the New... Est $100,000-200,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> DECLARATION<br>OF INDEPENDENCE. The Providence Gazette; And Country Journal. <br>Est $80,000-120,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> BOWIE, JAMES. 1796-1836. Document Signed "James Bowie". Est $50,000-70,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> KING, AUGUSTA ADA, COUNTESS OF LOVELACE. 1815-1852. Autograph letter signed "A.A. Lovelace". Est $25,000-35,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> MELVILLE, HERMAN. 1819-1891. Moby-Dick. <i>Doors Vocalist Jim Morrison's Copy.</i><br>Est $25,000-35,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> VANCOUVER, GEORGE. 1757-1798. A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean. Est $20,000-30,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> [KING, AUGUSTA ADA, COUNTESS OF LOVELACE. 1815-1852.] Est. $18,000-20,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> CIVIL WAR<br>THE FIRST SECESSION BROADSIDE. Charleston Mercury Extra.<br>Est $15,000-20,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> BILL OF RIGHTS. Gazette of the United States.<br>Est $12,000-18,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> GEISEL, THEODOR SEUSS. 1904-1991. Original painted clay sculpture, Mulberry Street Unicorn. Est $30,000-50,000.
  • <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Mark Twain, Tom Sawyer. Scarce first UK edition (and true first) in the original cloth.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> J. D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye. An iconic work of American literature.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Goethe, Faust: Ein Fragment. Rare first publication of Goethe’s masterpiece.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> J. R. R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings. First editions of Tolkien’s epic fantasy trilogy.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Tennessee Williams, A Streetcar Named Desire. Highspot of American theater.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility. Austen’s first published book.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Arthur Miller, Death of a Salesman. A lovely copy, signed by the author.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Jean de La Fontaine, Fables choisies. A tall paper copy of the famous Oudry edition.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> John Milton, Paradise Lost. First illustrated edition of Milton’s masterpiece of English literature.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Maurice Sendak, Where the Wild Things Are. Highspot of children’s illustrated books.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Arthur Conan Doyle, The Hound of the Baskervilles. Offered here in exceptional condition.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian. Most important work of American fiction from the 1980s.
  • <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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