• <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 #6115 Heritage Auctions Space May 14, 2014 May 15, 2014 345 320 92.75% USD 1.0 817,400.00 1,164,350.00 1,322,050.00 1,130,363.75 1,130,363.75 85.50%
2 #2350 Swann Galleries Contemporary Art - Prints May 13, 2014 May 15, 2014 293 248 84.64% USD 1.0 680,800.00 1,044,700.00 1,400,500.00 1,007,983.00 1,007,983.00 71.97%
3 #2495 Artcurial Books and Manuscripts May 13, 2014 May 15, 2014 451 247 54.77% EUR 1.22 863,700.00 1,164,350.00 1,553,320.00 1,563,792.00 2,142,395.04 100.67%
4 #2551 Artcurial Orientalism - Books May 13, 2014 May 15, 2014 2 2 100.00% EUR 1.22 1,300.00 1,900.00 1,900.00 12,350.00 16,919.50 650.00%
5 #1420b Bruun Rasmussen Modern and Contemporary Prints May 13, 2014 May 15, 2014 61 52 85.25% EUR 1.22 16,295.00 16,895.00 21,345.00 20,000.00 27,400.08 93.70%
6 #1420a Bruun Rasmussen Old Master Prints May 12, 2014 May 13, 2014 7 7 100.00% EUR 1.22 2,085.00 2,475.00 2,475.00 1,937.50 2,673.74 78.28%
7 #2365 Artcurial MIDDLE EAST & ISLAMIC ARTS-FOUR PRIVATE COLLECTIONS - Manuscripts May 12, 2014 May 13, 2014 86 56 65.12% EUR 1.22 118,200.00 152,700.00 284,700.00 295,880.00 408,314.40 103.93%
8 #161419 Heritage Auctions Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 5/4 May 11, 2014 May 12, 2014 459 435 94.77% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 32,713.26 32,713.26
9 #121419 Heritage Auctions Comics -Internet bidstart 15/4 May 11, 2014 May 12, 2014 646 646 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 162,392.25 162,392.25
10 #27223 Ferraton Antiquarian and Modern Books, Autographs, and Prints May 10, 2014 May 12, 2014 639 546 85.45% EUR 1.22 67,530.00 98,965.00 120,600.00 193,162.50 266,564.30 160.17%
11 #51014 Northeast Auctions Prints May 10, 2014 May 12, 2014 253 212 83.79% USD 1.0 172,525.00 265,725.00 300,475.00 275,970.00 275,970.00 91.84%
12 #63d Zisska and Schauer Books and Prints May 9, 2014 May 12, 2014 499 351 70.34% EUR 1.22 167,510.00 167,510.00 303,880.00 234,572.50 323,710.14 77.19%
13 #343 Cowans Auctions Modern Art and Design - Books and Prints May 9, 2014 May 12, 2014 67 37 55.22% USD 1.0 18,700.00 30,000.00 91,700.00 18,557.25 18,557.25 20.24%
14 #201419 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 5/1 May 8, 2014 May 10, 2014 444 405 91.22% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 27,944.00 27,944.00
15 #532 PBA Galleries Historic Autographs & Manuscripts with Archival Materia May 8, 2014 May 10, 2014 405 236 58.27% USD 1.0 112,100.00 170,600.00 402,860.00 104,172.00 104,172.00 25.86%
16 #63b Zisska and Schauer Literature and Children's Books May 8, 2014 May 12, 2014 389 295 75.84% EUR 1.22 120,220.00 120,220.00 162,110.00 134,356.25 185,411.69 82.88%
17 #63c Zisska and Schauer Travel and Maps May 8, 2014 May 12, 2014 435 293 67.36% EUR 1.22 262,360.00 262,360.00 407,510.00 302,696.25 417,720.83 74.28%
18 #2349 Swann Galleries Art, Press & Illustrated Books May 7, 2014 May 10, 2014 307 274 89.25% USD 1.0 268,300.00 402,600.00 516,450.00 387,310.00 387,310.00 74.99%
19 #5165 Heritage Auctions Pin-up, Pulp, and Illustration Art May 7, 2014 May 10, 2014 657 601 91.48% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,104,773.50 2,104,773.50
20 #L14780 Sothebys Photographs May 7, 2014 May 10, 2014 148 89 60.14% GBP 1.56 997,000.00 1,432,000.00 2,207,000.00 1,851,575.00 3,129,161.75 83.90%
21 #A169AS Koller Auctions Asian Art - Books May 7, 2014 May 12, 2014 4 3 75.00% CHF 1.01 5,500.00 7,400.00 19,400.00 8,100.00 9,153.00 41.75%
22 #63a Zisska and Schauer Antiquarian Books and Manuscripts May 7, 2014 May 12, 2014 625 432 69.12% EUR 1.22 373,660.00 373,660.00 603,550.00 420,771.25 580,664.34 69.72%
23 #407 Lyon and Turnbull Rare Books, Maps and Manuscripts May 7, 2014 May 10, 2014 365 314 86.03% GBP 1.56 132,700.00 186,970.00 246,870.00 282,836.00 477,992.84 114.57%
24 #69 Australian Book Auctions The Gallery Sale May 6, 2014 May 12, 2014 239 181 75.73% AUD 0.82 88,210.00 134,890.00 230,300.00 108,874.24 102,341.88 47.27%
25 #68 Australian Book Auctions The Military Sale May 5, 2014 May 12, 2014 461 289 62.69% AUD 0.82 92,090.00 148,730.00 236,800.00 159,453.80 149,886.56 67.34%
26 #357 Cowans Auctions Civil War Union Generals' Cartes de Visite April 30, 2014 May 10, 2014 536 531 99.07% USD 1.0 346,675.00 464,725.00 468,550.00 303,118.00 303,118.00 64.69%
27 #92 Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH Prints April 26, 2014 May 12, 2014 249 112 44.98% EUR 1.22 49,260.00 73,890.00 163,260.00 61,225.00 84,490.50 37.50%
28 #42514 Neal Auction Company Books, Prints April 25, 2014 May 12, 2014 82 57 69.51% USD 1.0 55,100.00 82,500.00 103,500.00 106,511.50 106,511.50 102.91%
29 #427 RR Auction Titanic Internet bidstart 4/17 April 24, 2014 May 12, 2014 211 109 51.66% USD 1.0 22,300.00 22,300.00 78,700.00 112,068.03 112,068.03 142.40%
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries: Autographs, March 19th.</b>
  • <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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