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  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>John Norman, <i>The American Pilot</i>, complete copy with 11 folding charts, Boston, 1810. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>John Smith, <i>New England</i>, London, 1616. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Plancius Petrus, <i>Orbis Terrarum Typus de Integro Multis in Locis Emendatus</i>, Amsterdam, 1594. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Martin Waldseemüller, <i>Tabula Terre Nove</i>, woodcut, Strasbourg, 1513. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Forlani & Zaltieri, <i>Il Disegno del Discoperto della Noua Franza</i>, Venice, 1566. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Richard Hakluyt, <i>Novus Orbis</i>, first appearance of "Virginia" on a printed map, Paris, 1587. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Pieter van den Keere, <i>Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica</i>, Amsterdam, 1608. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Abraham Ortelius, <i>Theatrum Orbis Terrarum</i>, Antwerp, 1584. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>George B. Goode & Samuel A. Kilbourne, <i>Game Fishes of the United States</i>, New York, 1879. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>William Faden, <i>The Province of New Jersey</i>, London, 1777. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>James Gillray, <i>The Plumb-Pudding in Danger</i>, hand-colored etching, London, 1805. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Pierre Belon, <i>L'Histoire de la Nature des Oyseaux</i>, with woodcut illustrations, Paris, 1555. $8,000 to $12,000.
  • <b>Christie’s Paris, Nov. 28:</b> Seba, Albertus. <i>Locupletissimi rerum naturalium thesauri.</i> Amsterdam: J. Wetsten, 1734[-1769]. €350,000–550,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, Nov. 28:</b> Janssonius, Joannes. <i>Novus Atlas Absolutissimus</i>. Amsterdam: J Jansson, 1658 [after 1664]. €250,000–450,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, Nov. 28:</b> Goya, Francisco de. <i>[La Tauromaquia.] Treinta y tres estampas, que representan diferentes suertes y actitudes del arte de lidiar los Toros</i>. Madrid: [Rafael Esteve, 1816]. €150,000–250,000
    <b>Christie’s Online, Nov. 29 – Dec. 06:</b> Einstein, Albert. <i>On residual rays – and guilt about an old girlfriend</i>. Prague, 26 December 1911. US$10,000–15,000
    <b>Christie’s Online, Nov. 29 – Dec. 06:</b> Einstein, Albert. <i>‘What is logically simple is so difficult mathematically'</i>. Princeton, 16 August 1949. US$20,000–30,000
    <b>Christie’s New York, Dec. 5:</b> Yorktown Campaign manuscript map. ‘No 1 Carte générale de l’Isle de New York et des Environs...No 2. Reconnoissance Geometrique…’ n.p., c. 1781–1782. US$150,000–200,000
    <b>Christie’s New York, Dec. 5:</b> Le Hay, Jacques and Ferriol, Charles de (1637–1722). <i>Recueil de cent estampes représentant differentes nations du Levant</i>. Paris: Le Hay and Duchange, 1714. US$30,000–40,000
    <b>Christie’s New York, Dec. 7:</b> Cresswell, Samuel Gurney. <i>A Series of Eight Sketches … of the Voyage of the H.M.S. Investigator during the Discovery of the North-west Passage</i>. London: 1854. US$30,000–40,000.
    <b>Christie’s New York, Dec. 7:</b> Veer, Gerrit de. <i>Diarium nauticum seu vera descriptio trium navigationum admirandarum</i>. Amsterdam: Cornelius [Claesz], 1598. US$25,000–35,000
  • <b>19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy!</b>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Walt Whitman. Poetical manuscript from <i>Leaves of Grass</i> (1865)
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> (Daniel Boone.) Filson. <i>The Discovery ... of Kentucke</i> (1784)
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Edgar A. Poe. <i>Tales</i> (1845) original cloth
    <b>19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy!</b>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Emerson. Autograph letter signed on his philosophy of poetry (1841)
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Fitzgerald. <i>This Side of Paradise</i> (1920) presentation copy

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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 #1550 Christies Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts May 21, 2014 May 23, 2014 121 86 71.07% GBP 1.56 1,701,800.00 2,538,200.00 3,812,700.00 3,111,375.00 5,227,110.00 81.61%
2 #25243 ALDE Illustrated Books and Modern Prints May 21, 2014 May 23, 2014 338 232 68.64% EUR 1.22 193,060.00 252,980.00 340,550.00 335,670.80 459,869.00 98.57%
3 #14CN02 Doyle New York Prints May 21, 2014 May 23, 2014 32 31 96.88% USD 1.0 48,000.00 72,700.00 73,300.00 100,753.00 100,753.00 137.45%
4 #5307 Christies Vintage Posters May 21, 2014 May 23, 2014 155 111 71.61% GBP 1.56 455,700.00 662,700.00 942,500.00 803,376.00 1,349,671.68 85.24%
5 #2732T Skinner Prints and photography - Internet bidstart 5/13 May 20, 2014 May 23, 2014 121 83 68.60% USD 1.0 34,200.00 48,300.00 71,350.00 43,712.00 43,712.00 61.26%
6 #L14402 Sothebys Music and Continental Books and Manuscripts May 20, 2014 May 23, 2014 227 147 64.76% GBP 1.56 0.00 3,533,700.00 4,181,300.00 3,919,789.00 6,585,245.52 93.75%
7 #21932 Bonhams Scientific Instruments - Globes May 20, 2014 May 23, 2014 11 7 63.64% GBP 1.56 36,700.00 50,000.00 68,500.00 128,750.00 216,300.00 187.96%
8 #1421b Bruun Rasmussen Modern and Contemporary Prints May 20, 2014 May 23, 2014 72 59 81.94% EUR 1.22 24,275.00 27,105.00 34,435.00 25,988.75 35,604.67 75.47%
9 #1421c Bruun Rasmussen Photographs May 20, 2014 May 23, 2014 39 23 58.97% EUR 1.22 5,325.00 8,250.00 22,115.00 5,727.50 7,846.71 25.90%
10 #2589 Artcurial Photography May 20, 2014 May 23, 2014 196 108 55.10% EUR 1.22 488,300.00 683,400.00 1,302,700.00 734,895.00 1,006,806.15 56.41%
11 #2488 Artcurial Limited Editions May 20, 2014 May 23, 2014 117 86 73.50% EUR 1.22 229,150.00 303,850.00 411,150.00 380,510.00 521,298.70 92.55%
12 #1421a Bruun Rasmussen Old Master Prints May 19, 2014 May 23, 2014 9 7 77.78% EUR 1.22 2,530.00 2,530.00 3,470.00 3,837.50 5,257.39 110.59%
13 #161420 Heritage Auctions Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 5/11 May 18, 2014 May 19, 2014 464 440 94.83% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 30,495.59 30,495.59
14 #121420 Heritage Auctions Comics -Internet bidstart 5/11 May 18, 2014 May 19, 2014 809 808 99.88% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 173,925.73 173,925.73
15 #21645 Bonhams Period Art and Design - Prints May 18, 2014 May 22, 2014 54 44 81.48% USD 1.0 46,700.00 68,100.00 84,500.00 56,805.00 56,805.00 67.22%
16 #51814 Clars Auction Gallery Prints and Photographs, Day 2 May 18, 2014 May 22, 2014 108 86 79.63% USD 1.0 213,700.00 340,700.00 388,100.00 250,019.00 250,019.00 64.42%
17 #51714 Clars Auction Gallery Prints and Photographs May 17, 2014 May 22, 2014 160 140 87.50% USD 1.0 26,850.00 45,250.00 53,500.00 31,237.50 31,237.50 58.39%
18 #51714 Profiles in History DEBBIE REYNOLDS – THE AUCTION FINALE - Ephemera May 17, 2014 May 22, 2014 230 227 98.70% USD 1.0 51,100.00 79,000.00 79,900.00 193,056.25 193,056.25 241.62%
19 #27283 Ader Modern and Contemporary Prints May 16, 2014 May 22, 2014 317 253 79.81% EUR 1.22 217,000.00 272,540.00 323,820.00 511,360.00 700,563.20 157.91%
20 #2727B Skinner American and European Prints and Photography May 16, 2014 May 17, 2014 188 131 69.68% USD 1.0 135,150.00 196,550.00 281,500.00 197,276.00 197,276.00 70.08%
21 #18549 Pierre Berge and Associes PHILIPPE ZOUMMEROFF, CRIME AND PUNISHMENT LIBRARY. May 16, 2014 May 22, 2014 423 287 67.85% EUR 1.22 314,700.00 428,000.00 666,650.00 623,287.72 853,904.07 93.50%
22 #51614 Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions Books May 16, 2014 May 22, 2014 1071 725 67.69% EUR 1.22 295,650.00 414,445.00 672,605.00 562,276.05 770,318.68 83.60%
23 #51614 Dominic Winter Book Auctions THE COLLECTORS SALE: Day Two - STAMPS & COINS MEDALS, ARMS & MILITARIA May 16, 2014 May 17, 2014 53 40 75.47% GBP 1.56 16,170.00 23,820.00 28,460.00 24,437.75 41,055.40 85.87%
24 #18320 Beaussant Lefevre Prints May 16, 2014 May 23, 2014 19 19 100.00% EUR 1.22 5,800.00 7,690.00 7,690.00 58,526.00 80,180.63 761.07%
25 #27281 Ader Ancient and Modern Prints May 15, 2014 May 22, 2014 317 248 78.23% EUR 1.22 78,980.00 99,140.00 127,500.00 194,194.00 266,045.78 152.31%
26 #n09142 Sothebys Contemporary Art - Prints May 15, 2014 May 17, 2014 54 42 77.78% USD 1.0 4,495,000.00 6,487,000.00 8,737,000.00 8,224,250.00 8,224,250.00 94.13%
27 #201420 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 5/8 May 15, 2014 May 17, 2014 497 425 85.51% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 29,756.50 29,756.50
28 #26105 Aguttes Ancient Books and Documents May 15, 2014 May 22, 2014 296 163 55.07% EUR 1.22 71,980.00 93,890.00 189,400.00 138,425.00 189,642.25 73.09%
29 #7093 Heritage Auctions Comics May 15, 2014 May 19, 2014 1471 1469 99.86% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 4,887,141.15 4,887,141.15
30 #51514 Dominic Winter Book Auctions THE COLLECTORS SALE: Day One - HISTORIC AVIATION & TRANSPORT MODELS, MEMORABILIA & EPHEMERA May 15, 2014 May 17, 2014 164 129 78.66% GBP 1.56 22,680.00 32,640.00 49,020.00 39,853.25 66,953.49 81.30%
31 #304 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Fine Prints May 15, 2014 May 17, 2014 329 241 73.25% USD 1.0 526,700.00 830,600.00 1,069,200.00 835,827.00 835,827.00 78.17%
32 #51414 Dominic Winter Book Auctions PRINTED BOOKS & MAPS, TRAVEL & POLAR EXPLORATION, NATURAL HISTORY & SCIENCE May 14, 2014 May 17, 2014 551 443 80.40% GBP 1.56 116,140.00 171,120.00 225,150.00 225,102.15 378,171.62 99.98%
33 #428 RR Auction Rare Manuscript, Document & Autograph - bidstart 4/25 May 14, 2014 May 23, 2014 1180 746 63.22% USD 1.0 467,100.00 684,700.00 1,548,300.00 767,583.90 767,583.90 49.58%
34 #25241 ALDE Ancient Books and the XIXth Century May 14, 2014 May 22, 2014 320 166 51.88% EUR 1.22 113,150.00 147,830.00 247,880.00 197,896.20 271,117.80 79.84%
35 #51014 Rachel Davis Fine Arts Fine and Decorative Arts - Prints May 10, 2014 May 19, 2014 368 298 80.98% USD 1.0 37,265.00 65,425.00 84,275.00 55,164.70 55,164.70 65.46%
36 #26769 Guillaumot Richard Hunting Library of Mr. E. B Château de La Palisse in Allier May 10, 2014 May 22, 2014 222 209 94.14% EUR 1.22 30,750.00 42,030.00 44,600.00 56,701.20 77,680.64 127.13%
37 #27105 Ader Modern Art, session I - Prints April 26, 2014 May 22, 2014 99 77 77.78% EUR 1.22 13,870.00 18,210.00 27,280.00 23,885.00 32,722.45 87.55%
38 #27107 Ader Modern Art, session II - Prints April 26, 2014 May 22, 2014 68 47 69.12% EUR 1.22 10,380.00 13,830.00 17,860.00 16,459.00 22,548.83 92.16%
  • <b>ALDE - Modern Illustrated Books - Original Drawings. 22 November 2017</b>
    <b>ALDE, Nov. 22:</b> DEGAS (Edgar). Danseuses au repos. Charcoal drawing. 30,000€ to 40,000€
    <b>ALDE, Nov. 22:</b> ERNST (Max). Une Semaine de bonté ou Les Sept éléments capitaux. Deuxième cahier. L'Eau. 1934. With an original collage signed by Max Ernst. 15,000€ to 20,000€
    <b>ALDE, Nov. 22:</b> BALZAC (Honoré de). Le Chef-d’œuvre inconnu. 1931. Illustrated edition by Pablo Picasso of 12 original etchings. 20,000€ to 30,000€
    <b>ALDE, Nov. 22:</b> GIACOMETTI (Alberto). Paris sans fin. 1969. Last illustrated book of Giacometti. 15,000€ to 20,000€
  • <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg: Rare Books Auction on November 20th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br><i>Biblia latina</i>, Nuremberg 1475. <br>Est: €18,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>Latin and French Book of Hours, Paris around 1490. Est: €60,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>P. J. Redouté, <i>Les Roses</i>, Paris 1828-29. Est: €12,000
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg: Rare Books Auction on November 20th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>G. W. Knorr, <i>Deliciae Naturae Selectae</i>, Doordrecht 1771. Est: €10,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>J. J. Spalowsky, <i>Beytrag zur Naturgeschichte der Vögel</i>, Vienna 1790-92. Est: €20,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>H. A. Châtelain, <i>Atlas historique</i>, Amsterdam 1718-20. Est: €20,000
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg: Rare Books Auction on November 20th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>K. Rasmussen, Thule-expedition, around 1925-33. Est: €28,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>E. Cerillo, <i>Dipinti murali di Pompei</i>, Napels 1886. Est: €3,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>W. Shakespeare, <i>The plays</i>, London 1807. Est: €1,500
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg: Rare Books Auction on November 20th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>G. Klimt, <i>Das Werk</i>, Vienna 1914. Est: €15,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br><i>International Exhibition of Modern Art</i>, New York 1926. Est: €3,500
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br><i>Arp – Delaunay – Magnelli – Taeuber-Arp</i>, Paris 1950. Est: €1,500
  • <b>Bonhams: History of Science and Technology. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 95. Turing. <i>Systems of Logic Based on Ordinals</i>. Offprint. London, 1939. Robin Gandy's Copy. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 98. Zernike, Fritz. The 1953 Nobel Prize for Physics: The Invention of the Phase-Contrast Microscope. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 111. Apple 1 Computer, operational, with exceptional provenance. $400,000 to $600,000
    <b>Bonhams: Voices of the 20th Century. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1074. Bruce, Lenny. An unreleased 16 mm film by "Count" Lewis DePasquale featuring Lenny Bruce. $7,000 to $10,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1254. Hirohito. Manuscript in Japanese, "The Emperor's Monologue," transcribed by Terasaki Hidenari. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1095. Goldman. Emma. Large archive of correspondence, much of it to Warren Starr Van Valkenburgh. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: History of Science and Technology. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 109. Wozniak and Jobs. The First Digital "Blue Box", Berkeley, 1972. $30,000 to $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 46. Newton, Isaac. <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica</i>. 1st issue. London, 1687. $300,000 to $500,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 49. Newton. Autograph Manuscript in English, a portion of a draft of Newton's study on revelation. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams: Voices of the 20th Century. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1027. Fitzgerald, F. Scott. The Great Gatsby. 1st edition, 1st issue. Scribners, 1925. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1042. Hemingway., Ernest. For Whom the Bell Tolls. Presentation copy, one of 15 copies. Scribners, 1940. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1215. A 48-star American Flag, flown from LCT-703, sunk on Omaha Beach, December 1944. $15,000 to $20,000
  • <b>Fonsie Mealy: Rare Books, Literature, Manuscripts. December 5, 2017</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 5:</b> With Fine Contemporary Hand-Coloured Folding Maps Atlas: MOLL (Hermann). <i>The World Described</i>. 15,000 to 20,000 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 5:</b> The Holy Grail of Early Photographic Illustrated Irish Books: HEMPHILL (William Despard). <i>Stereoscopic Illustrations of Clonmel, and the Surrounding Country</i>… 7,000 to 10,000 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 5:</b> "The Nugent Manuscript Archive" including letters on 1798 rebellion In Co. 7,000 to 9,000 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy: Rare Books, Literature, Manuscripts. December 5, 2017</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 5:</b> The Greatest Irish Coloured Plate Book Original Coloured Copy: MALTON (James). <i>A Picturesque and Descriptive View of the City of Dublin Described</i>. 7,000 to 9,000 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 5:</b> BLAEU (Johannes). <i>Atlas Hibernia</i>, Amsterdam? c. 1662. 1,750 to <br>2,500 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 5:</b> Rare Limited Edition: YEATS (W.B.). Arion Press, San Francisco. <i>Poems of W.B. Yeats.</i> 1,700 to 2,200 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy: Rare Books, Literature, Manuscripts. December 5, 2017</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 5:</b> [YEATS, W.B.]. Cradle of Genius. Original drawing, pen-and-ink and wash. 1,500 to 2,500 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 5:</b> W.B. Yeats Meets James Bond? YEATS (W. B.). <i>Selected Poems, Lyrical and Narrative</i>. 1,400 to 1,600 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 5:</b> Rare Unauthorized U.S. Edition of <i>Ulysses</i>: JOYCE (James). <i>Ulysses</i> - [Two World Monthly, Vol. 1 (No. 1) - vol. 3 (no.3)]. 1,200 to 1,500 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy: Rare Books, Literature, Manuscripts. December 5, 2017</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 5:</b> With Original Holograph Passage by the Author: HEANEY (Seamus). <i>Door Into the Dark</i>. 1,000 to 1,500 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 5:</b> First American Edition: JOYCE (James). <i>Dubliners</i>, 8vo N. York (B.W. Huebsch) 1916. 600 to 800 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 5:</b> Rare American Photographs of Niagara Falls: ZYBACK (J.). Photographer, Niagara. Two large original photographs. 300 to 400 €
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