• <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Autograph Letters Signed to The Librettist Salvadore Cammarano, written between 1844 And 1851, the greater part unpublished and unrecorded.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
  • <b>19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy.</b>
    <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.
    <b>19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy.</b>
    <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…
  • <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.

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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 #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%
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  • <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
  • <b>Forum Auctions:<br>The Moon: Vintage NASA Photographs 1964-1972 (Online Only). Now through October 18</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> "The world's first view of the Earth taken by a spacecraft from the vicinity of the Moon" (NASA), Lunar Orbiter 1, 23 August 1966. Est. £600 to £800
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> Anders (William). The first Earthrise seen by Man, Apollo 8, December 1968. Est. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> Armstrong (Neil). The first photograph taken by Armstrong after setting foot on the Moon, Apollo 11, July 1969. Est. £600 to £800
    <b>Forum Auctions:<br>The Moon: Vintage NASA Photographs 1964-1972 (Online Only). Now through October 18</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> Aldrin (Buzz). Aldrin's bootprint in the pristine lunar dust, Apollo 11, July 1969. Est. £600 to £800
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> Armstrong (Neil). Buzz Aldrin with the LM and Armstrong reflected in his visor, Apollo 11, July 1969. Est. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> Full Moon seen from the receding spacecraft, Apollo 13, April 1970. Est £300 to £500
    <b>Forum Auctions:<br>The Moon: Vintage NASA Photographs 1964-1972 (Online Only). Now through October 18</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> Craters Copernicus and Reinhold, Apollo 12, November 1969. Est. £300 to £500
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> Conrad (Pete). The photographer reflected in Alan Bean's gold-plated sun visor, Apollo 12, November 1969. Est. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> Scott (David). James Irwin and the Rover, Mount Hadley beyond, Apollo 15, August 1951. Est. £400 to £600
    <b>Forum Auctions:<br>The Moon: Vintage NASA Photographs 1964-1972 (Online Only). Now through October 18</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> Duke (Charles). John Young's jumping salute in lunar gravity, Apollo 16, April 1972. Est. £600 to £800
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> Cernan (Eugene). Harrison Schmitt with the flag, the Earth overhead, Apollo 17, December 1972. Est. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> Evans (Ronald). The last Earthrise over the Moon seen by man, Apollo 17, December 1972. Est. £800 to £1,200
  • <b>ALDE: Highlights from the Maurice Burrus Collection. October 17, 2017</b>
    <b>Alde, Oct. 17:</b> BIBLE, LATIN. VOL. I ONLY (Genesis-Psalms). [Strassburg: Johann Mentelin, not after 1460].<br>Est: 450 000 / 600 000 €
    <b>Alde, Oct. 17:</b> MISSAL for the use of SALZBURG. Illuminated manuscript on vellum, Augsburg or Salzburg, c 1480. Est: 40 000 / 60 000 €
  • <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> FRENCH REVOLUTION 1793. Déclaration des droits de l’Homme. 2,55 x 1,30m.A 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. Vedute di Roma, 1748-1775. 107 etchings. An exceptional copy. printed and bound before 1780. Est. €50,000 - 80,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> SADE. Autograph annotations by Sade facing 12 erotic drawings for Juliette. Est. €40,000 – 60,000
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