• <b>Forum Auctions: Music, Opera, Ballet and Theatre. Online Sale, Now through November 30, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Nov. 30:</b> Levinson (Andre). <i>Bakst: the Story of the Artist's Life</i>, one of 315 copies, The Bayard Press, 1923. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Nov. 30:</b> Levinson (Andre). <i>The Designs of Leon Bakst for the Sleeping Princess</i>, one of 1000 copies, 1923. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Nov. 30:</b> Brunoff (Maurice de). <i>Collection des Plus Beaux Numeros de Comoedia Illustre et des Programmes consacres aux Ballets & Galas Russes</i>...1909-1921, Paris, 1922. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Forum Auctions: Music, Opera, Ballet and Theatre. Online Sale, Now through November 30, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Nov. 30:</b> Bartolozzi (Francesco, 1727-1815). <i>Jason et Medée, Ballet tragique</i> (after Nathaniel Dance), 1781. £600 to £800
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Nov. 30:</b> [Ivchenko (Valerien I.)], "V.Svetlov". <i>Sovremennyi Balet [The Modern Ballet]</i>, first edition, St. Petersburg, 1911. £600 to £800
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Nov. 30:</b> Set and costume designs.- A collection of six original set designs for Guiseppe Verdi's 'Aida'; and with a good group of related costume and prop designs. £600 to £800
  • <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>Announcing a new Books for Sale platform hosted by Biblio!</b>
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  • <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

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1 #n09156 Sothebys John Lennon "You Might Well Arsk" June 4, 2014 June 5, 2014 89 89 100.00% USD 1.0 848,500.00 1,183,700.00 1,183,700.00 2,899,000.00 2,899,000.00 244.91%
2 #10649 Dorotheum Modern and Contemporary Prints June 4, 2014 June 5, 2014 249 136 54.62% EUR 1.22 198,700.00 198,700.00 419,600.00 25,090.79 34,374.50 5.98%
3 #2352 Swann Galleries Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Historical Prints, Ephemera June 3, 2014 June 5, 2014 388 329 84.79% USD 1.0 527,340.00 790,110.00 949,760.00 823,506.00 823,506.00 86.71%
4 #10645 Dorotheum Art Photography June 3, 2014 June 5, 2014 228 119 52.19% EUR 1.22 92,630.00 124,590.00 300,880.00 35,515.54 48,656.31 11.80%
5 #1423 Bruun Rasmussen Books and Manuscripts June 3, 2014 June 5, 2014 39 38 97.44% EUR 1.22 13,857.00 19,892.00 23,242.00 25,358.75 34,741.55 109.11%
6 #n09157 Sothebys Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including American June 3, 2014 June 5, 2014 176 111 63.07% USD 1.0 1,340,800.00 2,103,700.00 3,304,700.00 2,958,509.00 2,958,509.00 89.52%
7 #10644 Dorotheum Autographs June 2, 2014 June 2, 2014 289 209 72.32% EUR 1.22 87,830.00 87,830.00 202,430.00 210,625.00 288,556.48 104.05%
8 #27587 Autographes Encheres Autographs, Photographs and Historical Souvenirs - Internet bidstart 5/14 June 2, 2014 June 2, 2014 225 47 20.89% EUR 1.22 11,850.00 16,190.00 58,290.00 13,393.00 18,348.41 22.98%
9 #121422 Heritage Auctions Comics -Internet bidstart 5/25 June 1, 2014 June 2, 2014 487 463 95.07% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 103,097.53 103,097.53
10 #161422 Heritage Auctions Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 5/25 June 1, 2014 June 2, 2014 474 453 95.57% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 32,756.56 32,756.56
11 #103L Galerie Bassenge Modern Art Part II - Prints May 31, 2014 June 2, 2014 435 358 82.30% EUR 1.22 318,450.00 318,450.00 358,430.00 675,600.00 925,572.35 188.49%
12 #2730B Skinner Fine Books and Manuscripts May 31, 2014 June 2, 2014 405 318 78.52% USD 1.0 280,550.00 407,300.00 652,500.00 446,256.00 446,256.00 68.39%
13 #201422 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 5/22 May 29, 2014 May 31, 2014 499 420 84.17% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 29,469.25 29,469.25
14 #6120 Heritage Auctions Automobilia May 29, 2014 May 31, 2014 128 90 70.31% USD 1.0 54,320.00 81,480.00 218,100.00 66,984.00 66,984.00 30.71%
15 #103G Galerie Bassenge 15th-18th Century Prints May 29, 2014 June 2, 2014 831 450 54.15% EUR 1.22 625,580.00 625,580.00 1,075,680.00 1,082,237.50 1,482,665.74 100.61%
16 #53 Alexander Autographs Abstract and Outsider Art - Prints May 28, 2014 May 31, 2014 16 12 75.00% USD 1.0 2,490.00 3,360.00 7,260.00 4,887.55 4,887.55 67.32%
17 #413 Ketterer Kunst Doerling Old Masters - Prints May 24, 2014 June 2, 2014 269 133 49.44% EUR 1.22 505,250.00 505,250.00 1,004,550.00 933,630.00 1,279,073.10 92.94%
18 #60g Bubb Kuyper Prints, Photographs, Maps and Ephemera May 23, 2014 June 2, 2014 1048 731 69.75% EUR 1.22 140,660.00 203,510.00 333,810.00 252,705.80 346,207.07 75.70%
19 #429 RR Auction Space and Aviation - Internet bidstart 5/15 May 22, 2014 June 2, 2014 375 259 69.07% USD 1.0 337,400.00 488,600.00 613,200.00 618,000.74 618,000.74 100.78%
20 #60e Bubb Kuyper Modern Art - Prints May 22, 2014 June 2, 2014 865 579 66.94% EUR 1.22 95,520.00 205,590.00 281,740.00 164,771.20 225,736.53 58.48%
21 #60f Bubb Kuyper Modern Art - Prints May 22, 2014 June 2, 2014 124 77 62.10% EUR 1.22 11,210.00 15,530.00 24,830.00 16,330.80 22,373.23 65.77%
22 #60c Bubb Kuyper Old and Rare Books, Manuscripts and Autographs May 21, 2014 June 2, 2014 1039 631 60.73% EUR 1.22 125,350.00 178,660.00 280,490.00 205,616.80 281,695.21 73.31%
23 #60d Bubb Kuyper Old and Rare Books May 21, 2014 June 2, 2014 622 390 62.70% EUR 1.22 113,410.00 167,500.00 253,870.00 188,455.20 258,183.70 74.23%
24 #27557 Ader Letters, Autographs and Manuscripts May 20, 2014 June 2, 2014 430 354 82.33% EUR 1.22 218,430.00 276,780.00 308,660.00 534,963.00 732,899.31 173.32%
25 #60a Bubb Kuyper Books and Ephemera May 20, 2014 June 2, 2014 1037 662 63.84% EUR 1.22 91,230.00 130,790.00 207,210.00 146,016.20 200,042.33 70.47%
26 #60b Bubb Kuyper Books and Autographs May 20, 2014 June 2, 2014 746 442 59.25% EUR 1.22 73,490.00 104,960.00 168,490.00 122,586.40 167,943.49 72.76%
27 #51314 Aste Bolaffi Antiquarian Books and Autographs May 13, 2014 June 2, 2014 762 563 73.88% EUR 1.22 330,750.00 330,750.00 645,355.00 737,985.00 1,011,040.15 114.35%
28 #19472 Neret Minet and Tessier Comic Strips April 28, 2014 June 2, 2014 371 331 89.22% EUR 1.22 44,320.00 44,320.00 54,490.00 45,447.24 62,262.73 83.40%
  • <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>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 €
  • <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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