• <b>Bonhams 9 Feb 2015, San Francisco</b>
    <b>Bonhams 9 Feb 2015:</b> MIGUEL COSTANSO. 1741-1814. The suppressed report of the portala expidition. US$ 80,000-120,000.
    <b>Bonhams 9 Feb 2015:</b> FELIPE DE NEVE. 1724-1784. FIRST LAWS OF CALIFORNIA. US$ 120,000-180,000.
    <b>Bonhams 9 Feb 2015:</b> JAMES O. PATTIE. c.1804-c.1850. The Personal Narrative of James O. Pattie of Kentucky. US$ 30,000-50,000.
    <b>Bonhams 9 Feb 2015:</b><br>KARL BODMER. 1809-1893. Pehriska-Ruhpa, Moennitarri Warrior in the Costume of the Dog Danse.<br>US$ 20,000-30,000.
    <b>Bonhams 9 Feb 2015, San Francisco</b>
    <b>Bonhams 9 Feb 2015:</b><br>JOEL PALMER. 1810-1881. Journal of Travels over the Rocky Mountains to the Mouth of the Columbia River. US$ 15,000-25,000.
    <b>Bonhams 9 Feb 2015:</b><br>JOHANN AUGUSTUS SUTTER. 1803-1880. Letter Signed ("JA Sutter").<br>US$ 15,000-25,000.
    <b>Bonhams 9 Feb 2015:</b> J. ELY SHERWOOD. California: Her Wealth and Resources... US$ 15,000-25,000.
    <b>Bonhams 9 Feb 2015:</b> [JOHN LINVILLE HALL and GEORGE G. WEBSTER.] Journal of the Hartford Union Mining and Trading Company. US$ 15,000-25,000.
    <b>Bonhams 9 Feb 2015:</b> JAMES A. READ and DONALD F. READ, illustrators. Journey to the Gold Diggins. By Jeremiah Saddlebags. US$ 8,000-12,000.
    <b>Bonhams 9 Feb 2015:</b> WILLIAM BESCHKE. The Dreadful Sufferings and Thrilling Adventures of an Overland Party of Emigrants to California. US$ 15,000-25,000.
    <b>Bonhams 9 Feb 2015:</b> LORENZO D. ALDRICH. 1818/1819-1851. A Journal of the Overland Route to California! US$ 25,000-35,000.
    <b>Bonhams 9 Feb 2015:</b> JOHN WOODHOUSE AUDUBON. 1812-1862. Illustrated Notes of an Expedition Through Mexico and California. US$ 80,000-120,000.
  • <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>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>Cowan's Auctions: </b> American History: Timed Online Auction Bidding Starts March 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> J.C. Buttre, Wartime-Published Leatherbound Portfolio of 50 Engravings. Est $1000-$1500. Starts Mar 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> Kennedy For President Campaign Poster.<br>Est $50-$100. Starts Mar 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> Albumen CDV of a Mexican couple in fancy clothing.<br>Est $100-$200. Starts Mar 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> American History: Timed Online Auction Bidding Starts March 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> Quarter Plate Daguerreotype and Enlarged<br>Painted Portrait of Same Gentleman. Est $200-$400. Starts Mar 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> Real Photo Postcards of Helena, Montana, Plus.<br>Est $100-$200. Starts Mar 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> [Japan] Lafcadio Hearn, Life, Letters and Musings.<br>Est $50-$100. Starts Mar 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> American History: Timed Online Auction Bidding Starts March 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> CDVs related to P.T. Barnum, Including Barnum, His Daughter, Tom Thumb, Com. Nutt.<br>Est $200-$300. Starts Mar 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> Recipe Pamphlets from the 1960s. Est $20-$40. Bidding Starts Mar 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> Image of the Sternwheeler Washington. Est $100-$150. Starts Mar 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> American History: Timed Online Auction Bidding Starts March 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> Civil War letters from Little Family of Farmersville, New York, 94th and 105th NY Infantry. Est $150-$250.<br>Starts Mar 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> A Fine and Unusual American Prosthesis. Est $300-$500. Starts Mar 5th.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions: </b> Hamilton & Hoyt Stereoviews of Plains Indians and <i>Spirit Canon</i>. Est $300-$500. Starts Mar 5th.

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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: Autographs, March 19th.</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 19: </b> Color photograph signed and inscribed by Ronald Reagan, "Mr. Gorbachev, Tear Down This Wall!" $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 19: </b> Autograph album containing over 50 items signed, or signed and inscribed, by 19-century American writers, artists, and others, 1831-86. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 19: </b> Egon Schiele, 5-page autograph letter signed, indignant at military interference in his art, October 1918. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries: Autographs, March 19th.</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 19: </b> Album assembled to benefit Civil War soldiers with over 150 autographs by politicians, generals, writers, artists and more, mostly 1864. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 19: </b> Albert Einstein, photograph dated and signed, "A. Einstein. 54," 1954. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 19: </b> Sigmund Freud, brief autograph letter signed, "Freud," Vienna, <br>January 1934. $3,500 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries: Autographs, March 19th.</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 19: </b> George Washington, document signed twice, on land granted<br>under the Proclamation of 1754, <br>January 1774. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 19: </b> Autograph letter to Roy O. Day from Richard Nixon signed "Dick," one of an archive of 28 letters, 1945-74. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 19: </b> Alexander Graham Bell, two autograph letters signed, on his attempt to extract the bullet from President Garfield, 1881. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 19: </b> Harry S. Truman, archive of 27 typed letters signed, "Harry," or in full, 1938-51. $5,000 to $7,500.
  • <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><br>St. Paul’s epistles, manuscript on vellum, illuminated by the Simon Master, c. 1150-75
    <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> Bible Historiale, illuminated manuscript in French on paper, Amiens, c. 1480-85
    <b>Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books: </b> Miniature Book of Hours, illuminated by Simon Bening, Bruges, c. 1530-35
    <b>Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books: </b> Saintly Pope, miniature on vellum, by Pacino da Bonaguida, Florence, c. 1310-15
    <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> Pliny, Historia naturalis, Treviso: Manzolus, 1479
    <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
  • <b>EXCEPTIONAL PRICES:</b> THE GUTENBERG BIBLE, MAINZ. Price realized: $5,390,000. Oct 1987, NY.
    <b>EXCEPTIONAL PRICES:</b> LEONARDO DA VINCI, Codex Hammer. Price realized: $30,802,500. Nov 1994 NY
    <b>EXCEPTIONAL PRICES:</b> THE FORBES COLLECTION, Price realized: $40,900,000. Mar 2002, New York.
    <b>EXCEPTIONAL PRICES:</b> ANDRE FRANQUIN, SPIROU ET FANTASIO. Price realized: €157,500. Apr 2014, Paris, France.
    <b>EXCEPTIONAL PRICES:</b> THE GREAT HOURS OF GALEAZZO MARIA SFORZA. Price realized: £1,217,250. Jul 2011, London.
    <b>EXCEPTIONAL PRICES:</b> MAHZOR, Festival Prayerbook, in Hebrew. Price realized: €1,857,000. May 2012, Paris France.
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