• <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 5: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 5:</b> Anne & Margot Frank's copy of <i>Grimm's Fairy Tales</i>, in which Anne wrote her own and Margot's name, circa 1940. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 5:</b> Albert Einstein, group of 4 letters Signed to Helmut L. Bradt regarding Bradt's emigration to the U.S., one bearing Nazi censor ink stamps, 1939-40. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 5:</b> Archive of items from Ludwig Bemelmans to producer Mary K. Frank, concerning <i>The Street <br>Where the Heart Lies</i>, 1959-62. <br>$10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 5: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 5:</b> Archive of correspondence to<br>Edwin A. Van Valkenburg from President Theodore Roosevelt and members of his family, 1913-21. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 5:</b> Oscar Wilde, manuscript notes panning a book on book collecting, circa 1886. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 5:</b><br>John Hancock, partly-printed document Signed as Governor of Massachusetts, Boston, 1781.<br>$4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 5: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 5:</b> Franz Liszt, Autograph Letter<br>Signed to Carl Gille, Rome, 1869. $4,00 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 5:</b> Joseph Conrad, photograph Signed and dated, 1918. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 5:</b><br>Two Guns White Calf, photograph postcard Signed with his pictogram, 1929. $800 to $1,200.
  • Old World Auctions (May 4): Lot 18. Blaeu, <i>Nova et Accuratissima Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula</i>, 1660.<br>Est. $14000-$17000
    Old World Auctions (May 4): Lot 20. Pitt, <i>Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabula</i>, 1680. Est. $9500-$11000
    Old World Auctions (May 4): Lot 65. Ortelius, <i>Americae sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio</i>, 1571. <br>Est. $6000-$7000
    Old World Auctions (May 4): Lot 84. Bailleul, <i>L'Amerique Divisee en Ses Principales Parties</i>, 1752.<br>Est. $19000-$22000
    Old World Auctions (May 4): Lot 99. Sayer & Bennett, <i>The American Military Pocket Atlas</i>, 1776. <br>Est. $10000-$12000
    Old World Auctions (May 4): Lot 269. Reid, <i>Plan of the City of Washington in the Territory of Columbia</i>, 1796. <br>Est. $2750-$3500
    Old World Auctions (May 4): Lot 291. Carleton, <i>Map of Massachusetts Proper</i>, 1801. Est. $12000-$14000
    Old World Auctions (May 4): Lot 378. Keulen, <i>Pas Kaart vande Noord Oost Kust van Cuba en d'Oost Kust van Florida</i>, 1695. Est. $3250-$4000
    Old World Auctions (May 4): Lot 651. Ptolemy/Fries, <i>Tabula Superioris Indiae & Tartariae Maioris</i>, 1541.<br>Est. $3000-$4000
    Old World Auctions (May 4): Lot 688. Wit, <i>Nova Africa Descriptio</i>, 1660.<br>Est. $2750-$3500
    Old World Auctions (May 4): Lot 706. Ortelius, <i>Maris Pacifici</i>, 1589.<br>Est. $8000-$9000
    Old World Auctions (May 4): Lot 727. Audubon, <i>Least Stormy-Petrel</i>, 1836. Est. $1400-$1700
    Old World Auctions (May 4): Lot 741. Bordone, <i>Isolario</i>, 1547.<br>Est. $16000-$19000
    Old World Auctions (May 4): Lot 747. Teesdale, <i>A New General Atlas of the World</i>, 1835. Est. $2000-$2750
    Old World Auctions (May 4): Lot 752. Colton, <i>Colton's Atlas of the World Volume I and II</i>, 1856.<br>Est. $2500-$3250
    Old World Auctions (May 4): Lot 760. Prevost, <i>Histoire Generale des Voyages ... Tome Quatorzieme</i>, 1757. <br>Est. $2400-$3000
  • Christie's: The first four Folios of William Shakespeare’s collected works will be auctioned on 25 May.
    Christie's: The first four Folios of William Shakespeare’s collected works will be auctioned on 25 May.
  • <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg, Rare Books Auction on May 23/24.</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May Auction:</b> Mary Stuart. Ms. Parliament document (contemp. copy). 1567. <br>Est: € 2.000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May Auction:</b> Latin and French Book of Hours. About 1480. Est: € 65.000.
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May Auction:</b> Book of Hours by Germain Hardouyn. 1533. Est: € 18.000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May Auction:</b> G. P. Gallucci, Theatrum mundi. 1588. Est: € 5.000
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg, Rare Books Auction on May 23/24.</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May Auction:</b> J. Hill, The vegetable system. 1761-75. Est: € 60.000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May Auction:</b> <br>J. Honter, Rudimentorum cosmographicorum libri III. 1549.<br>Est: € 3.000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May Auction:</b> Two terrestrial and celestial globes by J. G. Doppelmayr. 1789 or later. Est: € 40.000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May Auction:</b> <br>G. de Maupassant, Contes choisies. 1891-92. Est: € 6.000
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg, Rare Books Auction on May 23/24.</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May Auction:</b> <br>K. Schwitters, HahnePeter. 1924.<br>Est: € 6.000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May Auction:</b> <br>I. G. Chernikhov, Iakov Georgievich, Arkhitekturnye fantazii. 1933.<br>Est: € 3.000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May Auction:</b> <br>E. Baj, La cravate. 1972. Est: € 3.000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May Auction:</b> <br>H. Bellmer & G. Bataille, Histoire de l'oeil. 1944. Est: € 3.000

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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>ALDE May 24:</b> Lot 1. Silver coin (1455), celebrating expulsion of English people in 1451.<br>Est: € 12,000-20,000.
    <b>ALDE May 24:</b> Lot 7. Heures à l’usage de Coutances. Paris, last quarter of 15th century. Est: € 30,000-40,000.
    <b>ALDE May 24:</b> Lot 9.<br>TERENCE. Lyon, Jean Trechsel, 1493. Est: € 20,000-30,000.
    <b>ALDE May 24:</b> Lot 8. Biblia latina. Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 1478. Est: € 20,000-30,000.
    <b>ALDE May 24:</b> Lot 11. [Francesco Colonna]. Hypnerotomachia Poliphili. Venise, Alde Manuce, December 1499. Est: € 150,000-200,000.
    <b>ALDE May 24:</b> Lot 14. Marco<br>Vigerio della Rovere. Decachordum christianum. Fano, Girolamo Socino, 1507. Est: € 15,000-20,000.
    <b>ALDE May 24:</b> Lot 18. CONSTANTIN VII. De notevoli et utilissimi ammæstramenti dell’agricoltura. Venise, Gabriele Giolito de Ferrari, 1542. Est: € 40,000-50,000.
    <b>ALDE May 24:</b> Lot 19. TITE-LIVE. Latinæ historiæ principis. Lyon, Sébastien Gryphe, 1548.<br>Est: € 15,000-20,000.
    <b>ALDE May 24:</b> Lot 38. OTTOMAN CORAN. 17th century by Muhammad Hafiz (Imam Mehmed Effendi).<br>Est: € 20,000-30,000.
    <b>ALDE May 24:</b> Lot 45. Blaise PASCAL. Pensées. Paris, Guillaume Desprez, 1670. Est: € 100,000-120,000.
    <b>ALDE May 24:</b> Lot 52. George EDWARDS. A Natural History of uncommon birds. London, the author, 1743-1751. Est: € 20,000-30,000
    <b>ALDE May 24:</b> Lot 59. Jean de LA FONTAINE. Fables choisies. Paris, Desaint & Saillant, Durand, 1755-1759. Est: € 40,000-50,000.
  • Bonhams Fine Books and Manuscripts, 8 June 2016, New York
    Bonhams June 8: ARISTOTLE.<br>384-322 B.C.E. De animalibus <br>US$ 300,000-500,000.
  • <b>19th Century Shop.</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. Iconic signed Darwin photograph "I like this photograph much better than any other which ..."
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. <i>Autograph Letter Signed</i>. Early Unpublished Darwin letter on the races of man.
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> WRIGHT, WILBUR. Experiments and Observations in Soaring Flight. Journal of the Western Society of Engineers 8, no. 4 (August, 1903).
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. <i>The Meaning of Relativity.</i> FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH. Signed and dated Oxford 1931.
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> GARDNER, ALEXANDER. Antietam Bridge, Maryland. "One of the memorable spots in the history of the war."
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