• <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Fine Books and Manuscripts, May 7, 2015.</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> Joyce, James. <i>Ulysses</i>. NY: Limited Editions Club, 1935. Illustrated by Matisse. Signed, limited
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> The Nonesuch Dickens. Bloomsbury, 1937-1938. 22 volumes, limited.
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> Ortelius, Abraham. Maris Pacifici. [Antwerp], 1589.
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> Melville, Herman. <i>Moby Dick; or, The Whale</i>. New York, 1851. First American edition, first issue.
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Fine Books and Manuscripts, May 7, 2015.</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan. <i>Works </i>. Garden City, 1930. 24 vols. Signed. 
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> Pockocke, Richard. <i>A Description of the East,</i> and Some Other Countries.London, 1743-1745. First edition.
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> Audubon, John James, after. <i>American Elk - Apiti Deer, Cervus Canadensus</i>, plate LXII, no. 13.
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix. Autographed letter signed, July 20, 1832. To Aloys Fuchs.
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Fine Books and Manuscripts, May 7, 2015.</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> Lee, Robert E. Autographed letter signed, to Ulysses S. Grant. February 21, 1865.
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> Campbell, Colin. <i>Vitruvius Britannicus</i>. London, 1715-125, 1767, 1771. 5 vols. First edition
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> Lincoln, Abraham. Autographed letter signed, 1p., to Judge W.A. Minshall. September 6, 1849.
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> A Century <br>of Progress International Exposition. Chicago, 1933-1934. Chicago,<br>(c. 1934). Mayor Cermak copy.).
    <b>Leslie Hindman May 7th:</b> The Nonesuch Dickens. Bloomsbury, 1937-1938. 22 volumes, limited.
  • <b>Cowan's American History Apr 9th:</b> President Lincoln at Battlefield of Antietam, Photograph by Alexander Gardner, Descended in the Family of Gen. Fitz John Porter - $6,000/8,000
    <b>Cowan's American History Apr 9th:</b> South Carolina Governor, Francis W. Pickens, ALS, June 7, 1861 - $3,500/5,000
    <b>Cowan's American History Apr 9th:</b> Mathew Brady & Associations, Fine Group of 30 Albumen Civil War Photographs, Likely Printed Ca 1880s, $2,500/3,500
    <b>Cowan's American History Apr 9th:</b> General Orlando B. Willcox, Medal of Honor Winner, Oil Portrait, $2,000/3,000
    <b>Cowan's American History Apr 9th:</b> Large Format Oval Albumen Photographs of Civil War Officers, Some Identified, $800/1,000
    <b>Cowan's American History Apr 9th:</b> Large Format Oval Albumen Photographs of Civil War Officers, Some Identified $600/800
    <b>Cowan's American History Apr 9th:</b> Civil War Albumen Photograph of Union Officer Amputees - $600/800
    <b>Cowan's American History Apr 9th:</b> Tennessee State Capitol Building During Late Stages of Construction, Ca 1858, by Bailey, $400/600
    <b>Cowan's American History Apr 9th:</b> Civil War Quarter Plate Tintypes, $400/600
    <b>Cowan's American History Apr 9th:</b> 36-Star American Flag Banner on Pole, $300/500
  • <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> Book of Hours, illuminated by the Jason Master, Haarlem, c. 1475-80
    <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> Biblia Latina, Paris, 1476-77, first edition of the Vulgate printed in France
    <b>Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books: </b> Ludolph of Saxony, Vie du Christ, illuminated by the Master of the Chronique Scandaleuse, 1506-08
    <b>Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books: </b><br>King David, miniature on vellum, Bologna, c. 1470
    <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> Bible, illuminated in the <i>primo stile</i>, Bologna, c. 1250-70
    <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 #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: Printed & Manuscript Americana. April 14th.</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Adriaan<br>M. de Groot, <i>Portrait of Theodore Roosevelt at His Desk</i>, oil on canvas, 1925. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <br><i>History of the Expedition Under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark</i>, first edition, Philadelphia, 1814. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b><br>Archive of Albert Bumstead's correspondence and photographs relating to Hiram Bingham's Machu Picchu expeditions, 1912-31. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Printed & Manuscript Americana. April 14th.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Archive of architectural photographs from the firm of O'Connor & Kilham, 1957-66. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b><br>Hank G. Smith, Californy, volume<br>of 15 pencil sketches, circa 1875. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alcoholics Anonymous, first edition, New York, 1939. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Printed & Manuscript Americana. April 14th.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>The Book of Mormon</i>, first edition, New York, 1830. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b><br>Mexican manuscript of inquisition proceedings against a man with a demon tattoo, 1617. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Pictorial portfolio by Louis Lo Monaco of the March on Washington, August 28, 1963. $5,000 to $7,500.
  • <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> TURING, ALAN MATHISON. 1912-1954. Composition notebook. Refer to department for estimate.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> ENIGMA MACHINE. A Rare 3-rotor German Enigma I Enciphering Machine (aka Heeres Enigma). Est $140,000-180,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> BIBLE IN ENGLISH—1611. The Holy Bible, Conteyning the Old Testament, and the New... Est $100,000-200,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> DECLARATION<br>OF INDEPENDENCE. The Providence Gazette; And Country Journal. <br>Est $80,000-120,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> BOWIE, JAMES. 1796-1836. Document Signed "James Bowie". Est $50,000-70,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> KING, AUGUSTA ADA, COUNTESS OF LOVELACE. 1815-1852. Autograph letter signed "A.A. Lovelace". Est $25,000-35,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> MELVILLE, HERMAN. 1819-1891. Moby-Dick. <i>Doors Vocalist Jim Morrison's Copy.</i><br>Est $25,000-35,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> VANCOUVER, GEORGE. 1757-1798. A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean. Est $20,000-30,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> [KING, AUGUSTA ADA, COUNTESS OF LOVELACE. 1815-1852.] Est. $18,000-20,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> CIVIL WAR<br>THE FIRST SECESSION BROADSIDE. Charleston Mercury Extra.<br>Est $15,000-20,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> BILL OF RIGHTS. Gazette of the United States.<br>Est $12,000-18,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> GEISEL, THEODOR SEUSS. 1904-1991. Original painted clay sculpture, Mulberry Street Unicorn. Est $30,000-50,000.
  • <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Mark Twain, Tom Sawyer. Scarce first UK edition (and true first) in the original cloth.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> J. D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye. An iconic work of American literature.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Goethe, Faust: Ein Fragment. Rare first publication of Goethe’s masterpiece.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> J. R. R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings. First editions of Tolkien’s epic fantasy trilogy.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Tennessee Williams, A Streetcar Named Desire. Highspot of American theater.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility. Austen’s first published book.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Arthur Miller, Death of a Salesman. A lovely copy, signed by the author.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Jean de La Fontaine, Fables choisies. A tall paper copy of the famous Oudry edition.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> John Milton, Paradise Lost. First illustrated edition of Milton’s masterpiece of English literature.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Maurice Sendak, Where the Wild Things Are. Highspot of children’s illustrated books.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Arthur Conan Doyle, The Hound of the Baskervilles. Offered here in exceptional condition.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian. Most important work of American fiction from the 1980s.
  • <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>London, King Street: 27 May 2015</b>
    <b>CHRISTIE'S EXCEPTIONAL PRICES:</b> THE GUTENBERG BIBLE, MAINZ. Price realized: $5,390,000. Oct 1987, NY.
    <b>CHRISTIE'S EXCEPTIONAL PRICES:</b> LEONARDO DA VINCI, Codex Hammer. Price realized: $30,802,500. Nov 1994 NY
    <b>London, King Street: 27 May 2015</b>
    <b>CHRISTIE'S EXCEPTIONAL PRICES:</b> THE FORBES COLLECTION, Price realized: $40,900,000. Mar 2002, New York.
    <b>CHRISTIE'S EXCEPTIONAL PRICES:</b> ANDRE FRANQUIN, SPIROU ET FANTASIO. Price realized: €157,500. Apr 2014, Paris, France.
    <b>London, King Street: 27 May 2015</b>
    <b>CHRISTIE'S EXCEPTIONAL PRICES:</b> THE GREAT HOURS OF GALEAZZO MARIA SFORZA. Price realized: £1,217,250. Jul 2011, London.
    <b>CHRISTIE'S EXCEPTIONAL PRICES:</b> THE ROTHSCHILD PRAYERBOOK. A Book of Hours, use of Rome, in Latin. Price realized: $13,605,000.
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