• <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>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

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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 #201427 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 6/26 July 3, 2014 July 4, 2014 411 355 86.37% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 21,194.25 21,194.25
2 #3609 Christies Photographs, Icons and Styles July 1, 2014 July 3, 2014 121 89 73.55% EUR 1.22 1,601,000.00 2,289,000.00 2,953,000.00 2,523,275.00 3,456,886.75 85.45%
3 #1427b Bruun Rasmussen Modern and Contemporary Prints July 1, 2014 July 3, 2014 53 27 50.94% EUR 1.22 8,270.00 8,865.00 18,715.00 9,135.00 12,514.99 48.81%
4 #1427a Bruun Rasmussen Old Master Prints June 30, 2014 July 3, 2014 4 4 100.00% EUR 1.22 1,205.00 1,335.00 1,335.00 2,840.00 3,890.81 212.73%
5 #121426 Heritage Auctions Comics -Internet bidstart 6/22 June 29, 2014 July 2, 2014 703 688 97.87% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 165,042.72 165,042.72
6 #161426 Heritage Auctions Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 6/22 June 29, 2014 July 2, 2014 488 461 94.47% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 31,439.50 31,439.50
7 #62814 Neal Auction Company Books, Prints June 28, 2014 July 4, 2014 73 43 58.90% USD 1.0 25,100.00 37,400.00 59,650.00 31,997.48 31,997.48 53.64%
8 #20092 Neret Minet and Tessier Comic Strips June 28, 2014 July 4, 2014 242 229 94.63% EUR 1.22 34,081.00 34,081.00 35,171.00 37,286.80 50,709.94 106.02%
9 #28215 OSENAT The Spirit of the 20th Century June 28, 2014 July 3, 2014 26 9 34.62% EUR 1.22 6,600.00 8,800.00 20,650.00 7,762.50 10,634.65 37.59%
10 #28221 Ader Posters of the Opera June 27, 2014 July 3, 2014 419 114 27.21% EUR 1.22 25,620.00 39,300.00 145,120.00 30,229.00 41,413.73 20.83%
11 #21906 Bonhams The Goodwood Festival of Speed - Posters, Maps June 27, 2014 July 4, 2014 33 18 54.55% GBP 1.56 18,750.00 25,150.00 53,450.00 42,836.00 73,249.56 80.14%
12 #25251 ALDE Antiquarian Books from the XIX Century June 27, 2014 July 2, 2014 421 191 45.37% EUR 1.22 170,570.00 220,900.00 412,750.00 313,186.20 429,065.11 75.88%
13 #62 Kestenbaum and Company Fine Judaica June 26, 2014 July 2, 2014 252 149 59.13% USD 1.0 377,050.00 528,100.00 815,400.00 595,381.50 595,381.50 73.02%
14 #800 Eldreds Fine and Decorative Arts - Prints, Books, etc. June 26, 2014 July 3, 2014 44 27 61.36% USD 1.0 8,300.00 12,550.00 21,195.00 5,967.40 5,967.40 28.15%
15 #104 Minerva Auctions Roma Books, Autographs and Prints June 26, 2014 July 3, 2014 738 328 44.44% EUR 1.22 212,690.00 273,970.00 832,000.00 373,231.25 511,327.17 44.86%
16 #28181 Rossini Photographs and Prints June 25, 2014 July 3, 2014 56 23 41.07% EUR 1.22 15,220.00 22,750.00 60,400.00 35,039.07 48,003.55 58.01%
17 #710 Morton Casa de Subastas Antiquarian Books and Documents June 25, 2014 July 3, 2014 360 172 47.78% MXN 0.07 1,497,000.00 1,879,000.00 3,551,000.00 1,838,020.00 147,041.60 51.76%
18 #103 Minerva Auctions Roma Photography June 25, 2014 July 3, 2014 149 43 28.86% EUR 1.22 31,650.00 46,700.00 148,400.00 43,237.50 59,235.40 29.14%
19 #27671 OSENAT Automobiles June 22, 2014 July 3, 2014 85 61 71.76% EUR 1.22 8,370.00 11,940.00 19,850.00 16,300.00 22,331.12 82.12%
20 #27851 Ader Ancient and Modern Books June 18, 2014 July 3, 2014 314 185 58.92% EUR 1.22 91,130.00 123,670.00 214,610.00 141,384.00 193,696.08 65.88%
21 #27823 Ader Ancient, Modern and Contemporary Photographs June 14, 2014 July 2, 2014 373 152 40.75% EUR 1.22 175,850.00 249,600.00 725,750.00 257,336.00 354,434.07 35.46%
22 #27711 Rossini Letters, Postcards June 5, 2014 July 3, 2014 130 68 52.31% EUR 1.22 21,115.00 25,735.00 105,920.00 28,343.41 38,830.46 26.76%
23 #42614 Knotty Pine Auction Service Americana and Estate Books April 26, 2014 July 2, 2014 373 259 69.44% USD 1.0 50,280.00 95,800.00 148,300.00 39,594.50 39,594.50 26.70%
  • <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, 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 under the Proclamation of 1754, 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, 2 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>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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