• <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg, Rare Books Auction on May 22</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 22:</b><br>Book of hours, manuscript on vellum. Around 1520. Est: € 15,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 22:</b><br>H. Schedel, <i>Liber chronicarum</i>. 1493. Est: € 60,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 22:</b><br><i> Biblia germanica</i>. 1475/1476.<br>Est: € 140,000
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg, Rare Books Auction on May 22</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 22:</b><br>A. Ortelius, <i>Theatrum orbis terrarum</i>. 1574. Est: € 26,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 22:</b><br>L. de Varthema, <i>Die ritterlich und lobwirdig Rays</i>. 1515. Est: € 15,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 22:</b><br>J. H. van Linschoten, <i>His Discours of Voyages</i>. 1598. Est: € 70,000
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg, Rare Books Auction on May 22</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 22:</b><br>J. G. Stedman, <i>Narrative of Surinam</i>. 1806. Est: € 8,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 22:</b><br>A. von Menzel, <i>Armeewerk Friedrichs d. Gr.</i> 1850-1860. Est: € 50,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 22:</b><br>G. Heym, <i>Umbra Vitae</i>. 1924.<br>Est: € 8,000
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg, Rare Books Auction on May 22</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 22:</b><br>Master binding by G. Levitzky. 1914. Est: € 2,500
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 22:</b><br>R. Char, <i>A la santé du serpent</i>. 1954. Est: € 8,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 22:</b><br>Nam June Paik, <i>Fluxus Testament</i>. 1975. Est: € 18,000
  • <b>Bonhams, March 9. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Kennedy Years</b>
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> BROWNING, ELIZABETH BARRETT. Autograph Manuscript Initialed ("E.B.B."), being the working notebook for the poems contained in <i>The Seraphim and Other Poems</i>. $400,000 to 600,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> WILDE, OSCAR. Two leaves, pp 31-34, from the first appearance of <i>The Picture of Dorian Gray in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine for July, 1890</i>, with Wilde's autograph revisions. $40,000 to 60,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Comedies, Histories and Tragedies; Published according to the true Originall Copies. Second Impression. [THE SECOND FOLIO.]</i> $200,000 to 300,000
    <b>Bonhams, March 9. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Kennedy Years</b>
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> KENNEDY, JOHN FITZGERALD. Photograph Signed ("John F. Kennedy") and Inscribed, 8 x 10 inch gelatin silver print, of Senator Kennedy and Miss Barelli, at the swearing of the secretarial oath for Miss Barelli. $1,200 to 1,800
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> COOPER, JAMES FENIMORE. Autograph Manuscript, being Chapter XXVII of <i>Afloat and Ashore</i>. $15,000 to 20,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> IRVING, WASHINGTON. Autograph Manuscript, being Chapter 20 from Volume IV of <i>The Life of George Washington</i>. $20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Bonhams, March 9. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Kennedy Years</b>
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> VERNE, JULES. Autograph Manuscript Signed ("Jules Verne"), being the complete short story "<i>Une fantaisie de docteur Ox</i>". $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> ALCHEMY. <i>[The Crowning of Nature, or Coronatio Naturae.]</i> Original alchemical manuscript on paper, ruled in red, with watermark of the arms of Schieland. $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> DE JODE, CORNELUS. 1568 - 1600. <i>Quivirae Regnu, Cum Alija Versus Borea</i>. [Antwerp: Arnoldum Coninx, 1593]. $7,000 to 10,000
    <b>Bonhams, March 9. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Kennedy Years</b>
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> HOOKER, JOSEPH DALTON. <i>The Rhododendrons of Sikkim-Himalaya; Being an Account, Botanical and Geographical, of the Rhododendrons Recently Discovered in the Mountains of Eastern Himalaya</i>… $7,000 to 10,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> CATLIN, GEORGE. <i>North American Indian Portfolio. Hunting scenes and amusements of the Rocky Mountains and prairies of America. From drawings and notes of the author, made during eight years' travel.</i> $20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Bonhams Mar. 9:</b> LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. HESLER, ALEXANDER. Platinum print, 8 3/4 x 6 3/4 in, of a beardless Lincoln, 1860.<br>$2,000 to 3,000
  • <b>Sotheby’s London: Travel, Atlases, Maps & Natural History. 9 May 2017. Viewing 5 – 8 May.</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London, 9 May:</b> Ackermann, Rudolph—Uwins, Thomas. A collection of 240 drawings for Rudolph Ackermann's <i>Repository of Arts</i> magazine, 1809-1828. £20,000 – 30,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London, 9 May:</b> Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, and Joan. <i>Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, Sive Atlas Novus in Quo Tabulae et Descriptiones Omnium Regionum.</i> 1640-1654. £100,000 – 150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London, 9 May:</b> Mercator, Gerard and Jodocus Hondius. <i>L’Atlas ou Méditations Cosmographiques de la Fabrique du Monde et Figure Diceluy.</i> 1613. £60,000 – 80,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London: Travel, Atlases, Maps & Natural History. 9 May 2017. Viewing 5 – 8 May.</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London, 9 May:</b> Speed, John. <i>The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain, Presenting an Exact Geography of the Kingdom of England, Scotland, Ireland and the Isles Adjoyning...</i> £100,000 – 150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London, 9 May:</b> Wit, Frederick De. [General Atlas], With The Engraved Title For Atlas Maior. Amsterdam, [C.1688-1696]. £50,000 – 70,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London, 9 May:</b> Kuntz, Joh. Rudolph. <i>[Abbildungen Königlich Württembergischer Gestütts-Pferde von Orientalischen Racen.</I> Stuttgart: Ebner 1823–1824]. £30,000 – 40,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London: Travel, Atlases, Maps & Natural History. 9 May 2017. Viewing 5 – 8 May.</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London, 9 May:</b> Lawrence, T.E. Ivory Silk Thawb, Or Under-Robe, Presented by Lawrence of Arabia to a family friend. £10,000 – 15,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London, 9 May:</b> Blaeu, Joan. <i>Archipelagus Orientalis Sive Asiaticus</i>. Amsterdam: Joan Blaeu, [1659]. £200,000 – 250,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London, 9 May:</b> Blaeu, Joan. <i>Asiae Descriptio Novissima</i>. Amsterdam: Joan Blaeu, [1659]. £60,000 – 80,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London: Travel, Atlases, Maps & Natural History. 9 May 2017. Viewing 5 – 8 May.</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London, 9 May:</b> Japanese bird paintings—(Rinchô Zu). A Pair Of Painted Scrolls of Birds. [Japan, Late 18th Or Early 19th Century]. £25,000 – 35,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London, 9 May:</b> Huang, Qianren. Da Qing Wannian Yitong Tianxia Quantu [Complete Map of the Whole Unified Country of the Great Qing]. [1803]. £80,000 – 120,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London, 9 May:</b> Sôkaku or Ryôsei Jôkei. Da Ming Sheng Tu, [Map of (China Under) The Great Ming Dynasty]. (1691 Or 1711). £80,000 – 120,000

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1 #3499 Christies Forms in Color - Prints July 25, 2014 July 25, 2014 123 118 95.93% USD 1.0 588,300.00 878,800.00 891,300.00 1,307,377.00 1,307,377.00 146.68%
2 #181429 Heritage Auctions Lomasney Vintage Movie Art Posters Benefiting Lifebeat Monthly Internet Charity July 24, 2014 July 25, 2014 46 24 52.17% USD 1.0 9,600.00 14,400.00 27,600.00 2,845.00 2,845.00 10.31%
3 #36142 Bloomsbury Auctions Work on Paper July 24, 2014 July 25, 2014 23 10 43.48% GBP 1.56 13,150.00 18,600.00 53,900.00 78,207.00 132,951.90 145.10%
4 #201430 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 7/17 July 24, 2014 July 25, 2014 489 437 89.37% USD 1.0 80.00 120.00 120.00 24,642.00 24,642.00 20535.00%
5 #72314 Dominic Winter Book Auctions Printed Books, Maps and Documents July 23, 2014 July 25, 2014 597 458 76.72% GBP 1.56 106,840.00 156,770.00 218,510.00 206,221.15 350,576.31 94.38%
6 #413 Lyon and Turnbull Interiors: The Summer Sale - Prints July 22, 2014 July 24, 2014 19 6 31.58% GBP 1.56 2,600.00 3,800.00 12,050.00 3,764.00 6,436.44 31.24%
7 #121429 Heritage Auctions Comics -Internet bidstart 7/13 July 20, 2014 July 21, 2014 699 696 99.57% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 136,815.83 136,815.83
8 #7098 Heritage Auctions Movie Posters July 19, 2014 July 21, 2014 1804 1202 66.63% USD 1.0 1,414,050.00 2,827,700.00 2,922,500.00 2,346,893.89 2,346,893.89 80.30%
9 #576 Heritage Auctions UNT Mayborn Benefit Auction - Books July 19, 2014 July 24, 2014 47 47 100.00% USD 1.0 1,925.00 5,700.00 5,700.00 9,474.00 9,474.00 166.21%
10 #2740B Skinner European Decorative Prints July 19, 2014 July 24, 2014 6 6 100.00% USD 1.0 2,650.00 3,900.00 3,900.00 2,953.00 2,953.00 75.72%
11 #71914 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers Prints, Books July 19, 2014 July 24, 2014 43 42 97.67% USD 1.0 9,200.00 15,275.00 15,975.00 23,674.95 23,674.95 148.20%
12 #36119 Bloomsbury Auctions Antiquarian Books, Day 2 July 18, 2014 July 19, 2014 478 314 65.69% GBP 1.56 164,420.00 234,580.00 340,210.00 257,249.00 439,895.79 75.61%
13 #2739T Skinner Discovery - Online Auction - Prints Bidstart 7/10 July 18, 2014 July 19, 2014 51 40 78.43% USD 1.0 11,900.00 18,425.00 26,825.00 14,297.00 14,297.00 53.30%
14 #537 PBA Galleries Roycroft Press Collection - Fine Bindings - Illustrated & Children's Books July 17, 2014 July 19, 2014 518 376 72.59% USD 1.0 157,160.00 242,380.00 365,850.00 154,902.00 154,902.00 42.34%
15 #806 Eldreds Summer Market - Prints July 17, 2014 July 19, 2014 49 33 67.35% USD 1.0 5,080.00 8,075.00 15,445.00 5,255.10 5,255.10 34.02%
16 #36118 Bloomsbury Auctions Antiquarian Books July 17, 2014 July 19, 2014 418 324 77.51% GBP 1.56 153,740.00 217,210.00 356,510.00 270,902.00 463,242.42 75.99%
17 #2741M Skinner Discovery - Books and Prints July 17, 2014 July 19, 2014 60 53 88.33% USD 1.0 9,005.00 13,755.00 16,905.00 6,446.00 6,446.00 38.13%
18 #201429 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 7/10 July 17, 2014 July 19, 2014 499 387 77.56% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 23,167.50 23,167.50
19 #1234 Tooveys Prints July 16, 2014 July 19, 2014 35 25 71.43% GBP 1.56 1,200.00 1,970.00 2,950.00 2,300.00 3,933.00 77.97%
20 #14FD04 Doyle New York At Home - Prints July 16, 2014 July 19, 2014 16 15 93.75% USD 1.0 3,650.00 6,050.00 6,450.00 5,419.00 5,419.00 84.02%
21 #1584 Christies Yates, Thompson and Bright: A Family of Bibliophiles July 16, 2014 July 19, 2014 372 311 83.60% GBP 1.56 2,250,900.00 3,430,400.00 3,640,000.00 5,015,983.00 8,577,330.93 137.80%
22 #39 Kedem Auction Objects: Judaica, Israeliana, Numismatics and Medals (Manuscripts, prints) July 16, 2014 July 24, 2014 53 25 47.17% USD 1.0 16,400.00 27,900.00 62,700.00 27,252.00 27,252.00 43.46%
23 #71614 Dominic Winter Book Auctions Old Master & Modern Prints, Japanese Prints July 16, 2014 July 19, 2014 140 91 65.00% GBP 1.56 20,160.00 30,040.00 47,620.00 31,153.65 53,272.76 65.42%
24 #L14404 Sothebys English Literature, History, Children's Books & Illustrations July 15, 2014 July 19, 2014 281 180 64.06% GBP 1.56 1,495,150.00 2,109,550.00 2,801,650.00 2,689,616.00 4,599,243.36 96.00%
25 #2864 Christies Prints and Multiples July 15, 2014 July 19, 2014 467 414 88.65% USD 1.0 1,421,300.00 2,030,159.00 2,276,859.00 2,529,385.00 2,529,385.00 111.09%
26 #21601 Bonhams Prints July 15, 2014 July 19, 2014 146 85 58.22% GBP 1.56 464,300.00 675,700.00 1,199,400.00 684,737.00 1,170,900.27 57.09%
27 #1497 Freemans Summer Estate Sale - Prints July 15, 2014 July 19, 2014 10 10 100.00% USD 1.0 2,130.00 3,190.00 3,190.00 1,464.00 1,464.00 45.89%
28 #L14415 Sothebys The Joseph Conrad Collection from the Library of the late Stanley J. Seeger – Part II July 15, 2014 July 19, 2014 196 98 50.00% GBP 1.56 230,800.00 336,300.00 506,550.00 414,729.00 709,186.59 81.87%
29 #345 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Japanese Woodblock Prints July 14, 2014 July 19, 2014 100 86 86.00% USD 1.0 16,450.00 29,890.00 34,750.00 31,426.00 31,426.00 90.43%
30 #479 Winter Associates Antiques July 14, 2014 July 24, 2014 16 16 100.00% USD 1.0 1,975.00 4,100.00 4,100.00 2,961.25 2,961.25 72.23%
31 #71314 Clars Auction Gallery Books and Prints July 13, 2014 July 19, 2014 77 66 85.71% USD 1.0 42,650.00 64,650.00 72,950.00 45,547.25 45,547.25 62.44%
32 #71214 Blacksparrow Auction of the Apes July 12, 2014 July 24, 2014 43 6 13.95% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,260.00 1,260.00
33 #86 Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH Rare Books, Prints and Photographs July 12, 2014 July 24, 2014 869 407 46.84% EUR 1.22 174,189.00 174,189.00 389,079.00 204,350.00 275,873.12 52.52%
34 #71214 Clars Auction Gallery Books and Prints July 12, 2014 July 19, 2014 152 131 86.18% USD 1.0 20,700.00 36,100.00 46,850.00 28,131.60 28,131.60 60.05%
35 #62914 National Book Auctions Books June 29, 2014 July 21, 2014 465 465 100.00% USD 1.0 126,280.00 216,600.00 216,600.00 63,420.63 63,421.37 29.28%
36 #60814 National Book Auctions Books, Art, Ephemera, and Collectibles June 8, 2014 July 21, 2014 411 411 100.00% USD 1.0 159,780.00 252,700.00 252,700.00 56,306.00 56,306.58 22.28%
37 #51814 National Book Auctions Books and Ephemera - Civil War, Am. West, Exploration, etc.by May 18, 2014 July 21, 2014 499 499 100.00% USD 1.0 49,150.00 116,850.00 116,850.00 53,703.38 53,704.19 45.96%
38 #30858 Blacksparrow Manuscripts February 15, 2014 July 21, 2014 75 7 9.33% USD 1.0 2,150.00 3,300.00 42,300.00 2,183.00 2,183.00 5.16%
39 #81513 Blacksparrow The Hollywood Collection - Photographs and Autographs August 15, 2013 July 21, 2014 246 10 4.07% USD 1.0 3,300.00 3,300.00 46,000.00 3,835.00 3,835.00 8.34%
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 4: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 4:</b> Ernest Hemingway, Autograph Letter Signed "Love / Mr. Papa," to Marlene Dietrich, Cuba, 1952. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 4:</b> Alexis de Tocqueville, Autograph Letter Signed, on the publication of <i> Democracy in America </i>, 1837. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 4:</b> Thomas Hart Benton, Autograph Manuscript, draft of <i>The Mechanics of Form Organization in Painting</i>, with sketches, 1926. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 4: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 4:</b> Elliot Erwitt, photograph of Kennedy & Eisenhower, signed by both,<br>c. 1960. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 4:</b> John Adams, Partly-printed Document Signed, as President, countersigned by Secretary of State Timothy Pickering, 1798. $4,000 to $6,000. 
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 4:</b> Graphite drawing of Albert Einstein, signed by him & the artist, S.N. Swamy, 1950. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 4: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 4:</b> Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Autograph Musical Quotation Signed, London, 1888. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 4:</b> Thomas Jefferson, Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, as President, countersigned by Secretary of State James Madison, 1809. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 4:</b> Agatha Christie, Autograph Manuscript notebook with early drafts for numerous novels, Baghdad, circa 1948. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 4: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 4:</b> Claude Monet, Autograph Letter Signed to Desmond Fitzgerald, in French, 1889. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 4:</b> Photograph of Fidel Castro, Signed & Inscribed, in Spanish, 1955. $3,500 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 4:</b> Frederick Stuart Church, archive of 17 illustrated Autograph Letters Signed to Evander Schley, 1905-11. $5,000 to $7,500.
  • <b>Seth Kaller:</b> “America the Beautiful”
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> George Washington, Tongue-in-Cheek, Writes James McHenry About His Wife or Mistress—But Funding the Continental Army is the Real Topic
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Young’s Map of the United States
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    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> “A Visit From St. Nicholas” - great association copy inscribed by Clement C. Moore
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