• <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>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.
  • <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg, Rare Books Auction on May 18/19</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May Auction:</b> Missale Romanum ad usum Mechliniensem. About 1420.
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May Auction:</b> Missale Parisiensis. 1516.
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May Auction:</b><br>C. Gesner, De omni rerum fossilium genere. 1565-66.
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May Auction:</b><br>M. Lawrance, A collection of roses from nature. 1796-99.
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg, Rare Books Auction on May 18/19</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May Auction:</b><br>T. Porcacchi, L'isole piu famose del mondo. 1576.
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May Auction:</b> Maximilian zu Neuwied, Reise in das Innere Nord-America.
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May Auction:</b><br>E. A. Poe, The Raven and Other Poems. 1845.
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May Auction:</b> Colette, La naissance du jour. 1932. Binding by G. Cretté.
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg, Rare Books Auction on May 18/19</b>
    Ketterer Rare Books, May Auction: Quadragesimale de filio prodigo. 1495.
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May Auction:</b><br>J. Cassou, Vingt-deux poèmes accompagnés par des images. 1978.
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May Auction:</b><br>S. Poliakoff. - Platon, Parménide. 1964.
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May Auction:</b> Johannes de Sacro Bosco, Sphaera mundi. 1499.
  • <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 #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>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<br>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>Swann Auction Galleries: Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books, May 19</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 19:</b> Engraved view of Honolulu printed at Lahainaluna Seminary press, Lahainalua, 1837. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 19:</b> 11 large watercolor drawings of fieldpieces, folio or double elephant folio sheets, circa 1750-1800. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 19:</b> Pierre-Joseph Redouté, Crocus sativus, watercolor, France, 1802-16. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries: Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books, May 19</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 19:</b> Johannes de Laet, <i>Novus Orbis seu Descriptionis Indiae Occidentalis</i>, Leiden, 1633. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 19:</b> Hendrik Doncker, <i>De Zee-Atlas / Ofte Water-Waereld</i>, with 31 hand-colored engraved maps, Amsterdam, 1660. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 19:</b> Gerard Van Keulen, <i>Nieuwe Wassende Graaden Paskaart</i>, Amsterdam, circa 1720. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 19:</b> Double-page engraved map of the Mississippi watershed, Paris, 1718. $5,000 to $7,500.
  • <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>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>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.
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