• <b>Sotheby’s Paris: Books & Manuscripts. 30 October 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> MARCEL PROUST. Du côté de chez Swann. Grasset, 1913. First edition. One of 5 copies on Japan paper, inscribed by the author to Louis Brun. Est. €400,000 - 600,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> Saint-Exupéry. <i>25 Autograph Illustrated Letters to his Friend Charles Sallès</i>. Est. €30,000-50,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> French Revolution, 1793. Déclaration des droits de l’Homme. 2,55 x 1,30m. A monumental wallpaper poster of the 1793 version, with hand-colored highlights. Unique copy. Est. €100,000 - 150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> GIAMBATTISTA PIRANESI. <i>Vedute di Roma</i>, 1748-1775. 107 etchings. An exceptional copy, printed and bound before 1780. Est. €50,000 - 80,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> Picasso, Pablo -- Fernando de Rojas. LA CÉLESTINE. [PARIS, EDITIONS DE L'ATELIER CROMMELYNCK, 1971.] One of the 30 copies hors commerce (n° X). 66 original etchings by Picasso. Signed. Est. €30,000 - €35,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14: 19th & 20th Century Literature</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b><br><i>The Centenary Edition of the Works of Ian Fleming</i>, one of 26 lettered sets, 18 volumes, London, 2008. $25,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> William Faulkner, <i>The Marble Faun</i>, first edition, signed & inscribed to Dorothy Wilcox by Faulkner & Phil Stone, Boston, 1924. $18,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Maurice Sendak, <i>Where the Wild Things Are</i>, first edition, signed & inscribed to William Archibald, New York, 1963. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14: 19th & 20th Century Literature</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Anne Frank, <i>Het Achterhuis</i>, first edition, in first state jacket, Amsterdam, 1947. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Roald Dahl, <i>Charlie and the Chocolate Factory</i>, first edition, signed, New York, 1964. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b><br>Ray Bradbury, <i>Fahrenheit 451</i>, first limited edition bound in Johns-Manville Quinterra, New York, 1953. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14: 19th & 20th Century Literature</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Benjamin Graham, <i>The Intelligent Investor</i>, first edition, in original dust jacket, New York, 1949. $4,500 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Anna Sewell, <i>Black Beauty</i>, first edition, inscribed, London, 1877. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Arthur Conan Doyle, <i>A Study in Scarlet</i>, first American edition, Philadelphia, 1890. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14: 19th & 20th Century Literature</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> James Fenimore Cooper, <i>The Last of the Mohicans</i>, first edition, two volumes, Philadelphia, 1826. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Amelia Earhart, <i>20 hrs. 40 mins. Our Flight in Friendship</i>, limited first edition, signed, New York, 1928. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Philip K. Dick, <i>World of Chance</i>, first edition, signed, London, 1956. $3,000 to $4,000.
  • <b>Sotheby’s London: Fine Autograph Letters and Manuscripts from a Distinguished Private Collection. Part I: Music. 26 October 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Beethoven, Ludwig van. Autograph Manuscript of the Canon "Ewig Dein" Woo 161, signed at the end ("...[Ewig] Dein...Freund Ludwig Van Beethowen"). Est. £120,000 to £150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Brahms, Johannes. Autograph Manuscript of the "Geistliches Wiegenlied", Op.91 No.2, for Contralto, Viola And Piano, the original version of 1864, signed and inscribed at the end by the composer. Est. £200,000 to £250,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Chopin, Frédéric. Autograph Manuscript of the Opening of the Étude Op.25 No.2, in A-Flat Major, signed and dated ("Paris Ce 28 Avril F. Chopin"). Est. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London: Fine Autograph Letters and Manuscripts from a Distinguished Private Collection. Part I: Music. 26 October 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Haydn, Joseph. Autograph Letter Signed ("Jos Haydn[Paraph]"), to the Baden Choirmaster Anton Stoll, 30 July 1802. Est. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Verdi, Giuseppe. Autograph Working Manuscript of a scene from Ernani. Est. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Verdi, Giuseppe. Highly Important Series of Thirty-Six Autograph Letters Signed to The Librettist Salvadore Cammarano, written between 1844 And 1851, the greater part unpublished and unrecorded. Est. £250,000 to £300,000
  • <b>Sotheby’s New York: The Magnificent Botanical Library of D. F. Allen. October 26, 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Redouté, Pierre Joseph, and Claude Antoine Thory. <i>Les Roses</I>. Paris: Firmin Didot, 1817–1824. Est. $225,000 to $325,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Trew, Jakob Christoph. <i>Hortus Nitidissimis Omnen Per Annum Superbiens Floribus</i>… Nuremberg: Johann Joseph Fleischmann, 1750 [–1786]. Est. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Trew, Christoph Jakob, and Benedict Christian Vogel. <i>Plantæ Selectæ</i>…[Nuremberg:] 1750–1773; Supplement, [Augsburg:] 1790 [–1792]. Est. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s New York: The Magnificent Botanical Library of D. F. Allen. October 26, 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Jacquin, Nikolaus Joseph von. <i>Plantarum Rariorum Horti Caesarei Schönbrunnensis Descriptiones Et Icones.</i>Vienna; London; Leiden, 1797–1804. Est. $180,000 to $250,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Weinmann, Johann Wilhelm. <i>Phytanthoza Iconographia; Sive Conspectus Aliquot Millium, Tam Indigenarum Quam Exoticarum</i>… Regensburg, 1735–1737–1745. Est. $120,000 to $180,000

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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>Results from Bonhams’ sale of <i>Fine Books & Manuscripts Featuring Exploration and Travel</i></b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Columbus. De Insulis nuper in mari Indico repertis. Basel, 1494. SOLD for $751,500
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Cook in Tahiti. [Playbill]. [Germany, c.1840.] SOLD for $6,250
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Aa, Pieter van der. Naaukeurige versameling der gedenk-waardigste zee en land-reysen. Leyden, 1706-8. SOLD for $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Dürer. Underweysung der messung [and two more]. Nuremberg, 1525-8. SOLD for $175,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Cortes, Hernan. A Pleito signed by Antonio de Mendoza in the case of Hernan Cortes. 1542. SOLD for $8750
    <b>Results from Bonhams’ <i>The Air and Space Sale</i></b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Russian Kholod 5D67 HFL Rocket Engine. SOLD for $25,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Neil Armstrong Apollo Era Training Glove. SOLD for $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Full Scale Sputnik-1 EMC/EMI Lab Model. SOLD for $847,500
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> SOLRAD GREB Spy Satellite Engineering Dummy. SOLD for $10,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Soviet LK-3 Lunar Lander Model. SOLD for $25,000
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    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Exodus 10:10 to 16:15. Complete Biblical scroll sheet in Hebrew, a Torah scroll panel. Middle East, ca. 10th or 11th century.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Copernicus Refuted. (Astronomy.). Scientific manuscript of a course of studies at Collège de la Trinité, Lyon. 1660s.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Israel’s War of Independence and the Early Days of the IDF. 58 photographs presented to Israel Ber, IDF officer and later convicted spy.
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    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Early Unpublished Darwin letter on the races of man. Autograph Letter Signed [to Henry Denny]. Down, Kent, June 1, [1844].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Classic Image of American Slavery. Kimball, M. H. <i>Emancipated Slaves</i>. New York: George Hanks, 1863.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> (Underground Railroad.) Scaggs, Isaac. Important Runaway Slave Poster: $500 Reward Ran away, or decoyed from the subscriber…
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