• <b>Now in press: 19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy.</b>
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> <i>The First American Magna Carta. English Liberties.</i> Boston, 1721.
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Babbage presentation to Peel, the man who killed the Difference Engine 1832
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> The Stamp Act. 1765
    <b>Now in press: 19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy.</b>
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Central Park Photographs by Prevost 1862
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Salem Witch Trials. Wonders of the Invisible World 1693
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Mammoth print of Millie-Christine, "The Carolina Twins" c. 1868
  • <b>Lawbook Exchange:</b> Lawbook Exchange. Trials for Murder, Robbery, Burglary, Rapes, Sodomy... 4 vols. London, 1764. See at the 2017 NY ABAA Book Fair Booth C-22
    <b>Lawbook Exchange:</b> An Enquiry Concerning the Liberty, And Licentiousness of the Press. New York, 1801. See at the 2017 NY ABAA Book Fair Booth C-22
    <b>Lawbook Exchange:</b> Tavern Licence Granted to John Swan by Mayor James Duane, 1789. See at the 2017 NY ABAA Book Fair Booth C-22
    <b>Lawbook Exchange:</b> First edition of Story's, Commentaries on the Constitution. 3 vols. Boston, 1833. See at the 2017 NY ABAA Book Fair Booth C-22
    <b>Lawbook Exchange:</b> Manuscript Law Dictionary. Repertorium Universale, Amandola, Italy, c.1750. See at the 2017 NY ABAA Book Fair Booth C-22
    <b>Lawbook Exchange:</b> Magna Carta. London, 1556. See at the 2017 NY ABAA Book Fair Booth C-22
    <b>Lawbook Exchange:</b> Hemard. Code Civil, in an extraordinary binding. See at the 2017 NY ABAA Book Fair Booth C-22
    <b>Lawbook Exchange:</b> Two Accounts of the Murder of Mr. John Hayes. London, 1726. See at the 2017 NY ABAA Book Fair Booth C-22
    <b>Lawbook Exchange:</b> Robinson, Boardman. Mr Justice Precedent. 1914. See at the 2017 NY ABAA Book Fair Booth C-22
    <b>Lawbook Exchange:</b> Five volumes of Italian Legal Code in miniature. Turin: Fratelli Bocca, 1901-1903. See at the 2017 NY ABAA Book Fair Booth C-22
    <b>Lawbook Exchange:</b> Tartagni. Alexander de Imola in Prima(m) (et) Secunda(m)... Venice, 1514. In a contemporary chained binding. See at the 2017 NY ABAA Book Fair Booth C-22
    <b>Lawbook Exchange:</b> Catalogue 85. Recently Acquired Books, Manuscripts & Ephemera
  • <b>Seth Kaller:</b> “America the Beautiful”
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> George Washington, Tongue-in-Cheek, Writes James McHenry About His Wife or Mistress—But Funding the Continental Army is the Real Topic
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Young’s Map of the United States
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> President Lincoln & His Most Profitable Client, the Illinois Central Railroad
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Lincoln Thanks Former Pro-Slavery and Newly Republican Congressman for a Fiery Anti-Slavery Speech at a Philadelphia Campaign Rally
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> “A Visit From St. Nicholas” - great association copy inscribed by Clement C. Moore
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Einstein Agrees to Allow “a Short Book on the Hydrogen Bomb” to Use His Statement Made on Eleanor Roosevelt’s TV Show
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> The Building Blocks of Albert Einstein’s Creative Mind
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> A Unique Manuscript Map of Block Island Sound Including Fisher’s and Gardiner’s Islands, the Hamptons, and Montauk Point
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> J.R.R. Tolkien Writes his Proofreader with a Lengthy Discussion of the Lord of the Rings, Including Criticism of Radio Broadcasts of his Work
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Six Benjamin Franklin Signed Receipts – Including his Earliest Obtainable Autograph — Acknowledging a Donation to the Famous Library Company He Founded, and Five Payments for His Pennsylvania Gazette
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Sherman Dishes on Lincoln & Thomas, Meade, Sheridan, Halleck & Grant
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 9: Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 9:</b> Single leaf from a paper copy of the Gutenberg Bible, Mainz, 1455, in a copy of Newton's <i>A Noble Fragment</i>. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 9:</b> Immanuel Kant, <i>Critik der reinen Vernunft</i>, first edition, Riga, 1781. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 9:</b> Hans Holbein, <i>The Images of the Old Testament</i>, with 94 woodcut illustrations, first edition in English, Lyon, 1549. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 9: Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 9:</b> Samuel Johnson, <i>A Dictionary of the English Language</i>, first edition, London, 1755. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 9:</b><br>John Milton, <i>Paradise Lost</i>, first edition, London, 1668.<br>$6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 9:</b> Antonio de Guevara, <i>The Dial of Princes</i>, London, 1568.<br>$3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 9: Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 9:</b> <i>Oraciones de los SS. Mysterios Gloriosos y Dolorosos</i>, manuscript in Spanish, Brussels, 1676.<br>$3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 9:</b><br>Jan Nieuhoff, et al., <i>An Embassy from the East-India Company... to the Grand Tartar Cham, Emperour of China, </i>London, 1671. 4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 9:</b> Moses Maimonides, <i>Ha-Higayon... Logica</i>, first edition, Basel, 1527.<br>$800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 9: Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 9:</b> Petrus Berchorius, <i>Liber Bibliae moralis</i>, fourth edition of the first volume, Cologne, 1477.<br>$10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 9:</b> Niccolò Machiavelli, <i>The Florentine Historie</i>, first edition in English, London, 1595. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 9:</b><br>Sir Philip Sidney, <i>The Countesse of Pembrokes Arcadia</i>, third edition, London, 1598. $3,000 to $5,000.

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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 #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>Bonhams, March 9. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Kennedy Years</b>
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> BROWNING, ELIZABETH BARRETT. Autograph Manuscript Initialed ("E.B.B."), being the working notebook for the poems contained in <i>The Seraphim and Other Poems</i>. $400,000 to 600,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> WILDE, OSCAR. Two leaves, pp 31-34, from the first appearance of <i>The Picture of Dorian Gray in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine for July, 1890</i>, with Wilde's autograph revisions. $40,000 to 60,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Comedies, Histories and Tragedies; Published according to the true Originall Copies. Second Impression. [THE SECOND FOLIO.]</i> $200,000 to 300,000
    <b>Bonhams, March 9. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Kennedy Years</b>
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> KENNEDY, JOHN FITZGERALD. Photograph Signed ("John F. Kennedy") and Inscribed, 8 x 10 inch gelatin silver print, of Senator Kennedy and Miss Barelli, at the swearing of the secretarial oath for Miss Barelli. $1,200 to 1,800
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> COOPER, JAMES FENIMORE. Autograph Manuscript, being Chapter XXVII of <i>Afloat and Ashore</i>. $15,000 to 20,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> IRVING, WASHINGTON. Autograph Manuscript, being Chapter 20 from Volume IV of <i>The Life of George Washington</i>. $20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Bonhams, March 9. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Kennedy Years</b>
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> VERNE, JULES. Autograph Manuscript Signed ("Jules Verne"), being the complete short story "<i>Une fantaisie de docteur Ox</i>". $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> ALCHEMY. <i>[The Crowning of Nature, or Coronatio Naturae.]</i> Original alchemical manuscript on paper, ruled in red, with watermark of the arms of Schieland. $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> DE JODE, CORNELUS. 1568 - 1600. <i>Quivirae Regnu, Cum Alija Versus Borea</i>. [Antwerp: Arnoldum Coninx, 1593]. $7,000 to 10,000
    <b>Bonhams, March 9. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Kennedy Years</b>
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> HOOKER, JOSEPH DALTON. <i>The Rhododendrons of Sikkim-Himalaya; Being an Account, Botanical and Geographical, of the Rhododendrons Recently Discovered in the Mountains of Eastern Himalaya</i>… $7,000 to 10,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> CATLIN, GEORGE. <i>North American Indian Portfolio. Hunting scenes and amusements of the Rocky Mountains and prairies of America. From drawings and notes of the author, made during eight years' travel.</i> $20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. HESLER, ALEXANDER. Platinum print, 8 3/4 x 6 3/4 in, of a beardless Lincoln, 1860.<br>$2,000 to 3,000
  • <b>Daniel Crouch Rare Books</b><br>SAXTON, Christopher. <i>The Travellers Guide being the best Mapp of the Kingdom of England and Principality of Wales</i>. London, [1583, but c.1716].
    <b>Daniel Crouch Rare Books</b><br>VISSCHER, Claes Jansz. <i>Novissima et Accuratissima Leonis Belgici</i>. Amsterdam, Claes Jansz Visscher, [1611-1621 or later].
    <b>Daniel Crouch Rare Books</b> PTOLEMAEUS, Claudius. <i>Decima Asie Tabula</i>. Ulm, Lienhart Holle, 16 July 1482.
    <b>Daniel Crouch Rare Books</b><br>WIT, Frederick de, and Gerard VALK. <i>Orbis Terrarum Nova et Accurata Tabula</i>. Amsterdam, Gerard Valk, [c.1690-1700].
    <b>Daniel Crouch Rare Books</b><br>APIANUS, Petrus. <i>Astronomicum Caesareum</i>. Ingolstadt, Peter Apian, 1540.
    <b>Daniel Crouch Rare Books</b><br>CASSINI, Jean-Dominique. <i>Carte de la Lune</i>. Paris, Jean-Dominique Cassini, 1787.
    <b>Daniel Crouch Rare Books</b> PTOLEMAEUS, Claudius. <i>Geographicae enarrationis libri octo</i>. Argentoragi, 1525.
    <b>Daniel Crouch Rare Books</b><br>[SAXTON, Christopher]. <i> [An Atlas of England and Wales]</i>. [London, Christopher Saxton, 1579].
    <b>Daniel Crouch Rare Books</b> Commission des sciences et arts d'Egypte. <i>Description de l’Égypte</i>… Paris, Imprimerie impériale - Imprimerie royale, 1809-1828.
    <b>Daniel Crouch Rare Books</b> CHURCHMAN, John. <i>To George Washington President of the United States of America this Magnetic Atlas or Variation Chart is humbly inscribed by John Churchman</i>. Philadelphia, 1790.
    <b>Daniel Crouch Rare Books</b><br>APIANUS, Petrus. <i>Tipus Orbis Universalis</i>. Vienna, Johannes Camertius, 1520.
    <b>Daniel Crouch Rare Books</b><br>LORIOT, A[uguste], [after] Nicolas LANE. <i>[Pocket globe]</i>. London, 65 New Bond Street, 1809.
    <b>Daniel Crouch Rare Books</b><br>BLAEU, Johannes. <i>Grooten Atlas</i>. Amsterdam, Joan Blaeu, 1662-1665.
    <b>Daniel Crouch Rare Books</b><br>INGEBORG BRUN, Emmy. <i>Mars efter Lowell’s Glober 1894-1914</i>. Denmark, [c1915].
    <b>Daniel Crouch Rare Books</b><br>LUTHER, Martin. <i>Der vierde Teil aller Bücher vnd Schrifften des thewren seligen Mans</i>. Gedruckt zu Jhena, Durch Christian Rödinger, 1556.
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