• <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 #181425 Heritage Auctions Lomasney Vintage Movie Art Posters Benefiting Lifebeat Monthly Internet Charity June 26, 2014 June 27, 2014 40 28 70.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 4,435.00 4,435.00
2 #201426 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 6/19 June 26, 2014 June 27, 2014 373 318 85.25% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 26,874.50 26,874.50
3 #21752 Bonhams Printed Books, Maps and Photographs June 25, 2014 June 27, 2014 503 444 88.27% GBP 1.56 158,300.00 237,150.00 268,500.00 348,679.00 592,754.30 129.86%
4 #21773 Bonhams ASIAN DECORATIVE WORKS OF ARTS - Ref Books and Woodblock Prints June 25, 2014 June 27, 2014 23 20 86.96% USD 1.0 21,600.00 31,550.00 35,150.00 24,648.00 24,648.00 70.12%
5 #21947 Bonhams Entertainment Memorabilia June 25, 2014 June 27, 2014 364 255 70.05% GBP 1.56 252,250.00 349,100.00 532,150.00 389,253.00 661,730.10 73.15%
6 #n09160 Sothebys A Rock & Roll History: Presley to Punk June 24, 2014 June 26, 2014 113 73 64.60% USD 1.0 1,777,100.00 3,181,400.00 4,337,900.00 3,210,817.00 3,210,817.00 74.02%
7 #1426b Bruun Rasmussen Modern and Contemporary Prints June 24, 2014 June 26, 2014 35 29 82.86% EUR 1.22 9,600.00 10,680.00 13,600.00 10,241.25 13,928.10 75.30%
8 #L14006 Sothebys Modern Art - Prints June 23, 2014 June 26, 2014 2 2 100.00% GBP 1.56 1,500,000.00 2,200,000.00 2,200,000.00 2,225,000.00 3,782,500.00 101.14%
9 #1426a Bruun Rasmussen Old Master Prints June 23, 2014 June 26, 2014 4 2 50.00% EUR 1.22 400.00 470.00 1,070.00 281.25 382.50 26.29%
10 #121425 Heritage Auctions Comics -Internet bidstart 6/15 June 22, 2014 June 23, 2014 755 754 99.87% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 191,741.45 191,741.45
11 #161425 Heritage Auctions Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 6/15 June 22, 2014 June 23, 2014 501 471 94.01% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 26,135.94 26,135.94
12 #27787 Ferraton Books and Prints, Part II June 21, 2014 June 26, 2014 583 468 80.27% EUR 1.22 27,330.00 43,025.00 55,895.00 88,243.75 120,011.50 157.87%
13 #23539 Vermot de Pas Comic Strips, Original Prints, Albums By-Products June 21, 2014 June 26, 2014 833 395 47.42% EUR 1.22 75,240.00 95,000.00 248,050.00 93,273.14 126,851.37 37.60%
14 #27785 Ferraton Books and Prints, Part I June 20, 2014 June 26, 2014 650 552 84.92% EUR 1.22 34,380.00 53,820.00 69,945.00 78,573.75 106,860.30 112.34%
15 #56119 Dirk Soulis Auctions The Estate of Mary McRory - Books and Prints June 20, 2014 June 24, 2014 26 26 100.00% USD 1.0 3,100.00 5,875.00 5,875.00 6,182.00 6,182.00 105.23%
16 #81216 PIASA Ancient and Modern Prints June 20, 2014 June 26, 2014 406 307 75.62% EUR 1.22 152,530.00 193,770.00 262,080.00 291,299.00 396,166.64 111.15%
17 #36145 Bloomsbury Auctions Bibliophile June 19, 2014 June 24, 2014 560 390 69.64% GBP 1.56 62,555.00 88,275.00 133,290.00 79,731.00 135,542.70 59.82%
18 #430 RR Auction Rare Manuscript, Document & Autograph - bidstart 5/23 June 18, 2014 June 24, 2014 889 575 64.68% USD 1.0 531,700.00 729,000.00 1,327,800.00 887,584.53 887,584.53 66.85%
19 #27833 OSENAT The Empire at Fontainebleau June 15, 2014 June 24, 2014 85 59 69.41% EUR 1.22 223,550.00 287,550.00 323,500.00 597,925.00 813,178.00 184.83%
20 #61414 Rachel Davis Fine Arts Works on Paper and Books June 14, 2014 June 23, 2014 589 528 89.64% USD 1.0 142,840.00 237,500.00 269,140.00 260,066.10 260,066.10 96.63%
21 #61314 Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society RARE, OUT-OF-PRINT, AND USED BOOKS June 13, 2014 June 24, 2014 507 452 89.15% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 10,021.00 10,021.00
22 #103P Galerie Bassenge 19th - 21st Century Photography June 4, 2014 June 23, 2014 315 157 49.84% EUR 1.22 155,350.00 155,350.00 350,500.00 209,162.50 284,461.00 59.68%
23 #0015b Gonnelli Casa DAste Musical Works, Autographs and Signed Books May 17, 2014 June 21, 2014 147 87 59.18% EUR 1.22 27,180.00 27,180.00 52,790.00 46,776.90 67,142.94 88.61%
24 #0015a Gonnelli Casa DAste Books and Manuscripts May 16, 2014 June 21, 2014 400 261 65.25% EUR 1.22 225,190.00 225,190.00 417,500.00 424,706.70 578,998.50 101.73%
25 #88 Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen Old and Rare Books and Manuscripts May 2, 2014 June 24, 2014 5343 2304 43.12% EUR 1.22 746,785.00 746,785.00 1,731,560.00 747,624.00 1,016,768.52 43.18%
  • <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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