• <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.
  • <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Fine Books and Manuscripts, May 7, 2015.</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> Joyce, James. <i>Ulysses</i>. NY: Limited Editions Club, 1935. Illustrated by Matisse. Signed, limited
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> The Nonesuch Dickens. Bloomsbury, 1937-1938. 22 volumes, limited.
    <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>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>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 #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 Bolaffi Ambassador Auctions 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: Printed & Manuscript Americana. April 14th.</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Adriaan<br>M. de Groot, <i>Portrait of Theodore Roosevelt at His Desk</i>, oil on canvas, 1925. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <br><i>History of the Expedition Under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark</i>, first edition, Philadelphia, 1814. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b><br>Archive of Albert Bumstead's correspondence and photographs relating to Hiram Bingham's Machu Picchu expeditions, 1912-31. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Printed & Manuscript Americana. April 14th.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Archive of architectural photographs from the firm of O'Connor & Kilham, 1957-66. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b><br>Hank G. Smith, Californy, volume<br>of 15 pencil sketches, circa 1875. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alcoholics Anonymous, first edition, New York, 1939. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Printed & Manuscript Americana. April 14th.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>The Book of Mormon</i>, first edition, New York, 1830. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b><br>Mexican manuscript of inquisition proceedings against a man with a demon tattoo, 1617. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Pictorial portfolio by Louis Lo Monaco of the March on Washington, August 28, 1963. $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>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Mark Twain, Tom Sawyer. Scarce first UK edition (and true first) in the original cloth.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> J. D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye. An iconic work of American literature.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Goethe, Faust: Ein Fragment. Rare first publication of Goethe’s masterpiece.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> J. R. R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings. First editions of Tolkien’s epic fantasy trilogy.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Tennessee Williams, A Streetcar Named Desire. Highspot of American theater.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility. Austen’s first published book.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Arthur Miller, Death of a Salesman. A lovely copy, signed by the author.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Jean de La Fontaine, Fables choisies. A tall paper copy of the famous Oudry edition.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> John Milton, Paradise Lost. First illustrated edition of Milton’s masterpiece of English literature.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Maurice Sendak, Where the Wild Things Are. Highspot of children’s illustrated books.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Arthur Conan Doyle, The Hound of the Baskervilles. Offered here in exceptional condition.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian. Most important work of American fiction from the 1980s.
  • <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.
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