• <b>Bonhams: History of Science and Technology. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 95. Turing. <i>Systems of Logic Based on Ordinals</i>. Offprint. London, 1939. Robin Gandy's Copy. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 98. Zernike, Fritz. The 1953 Nobel Prize for Physics: The Invention of the Phase-Contrast Microscope. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 111. Apple 1 Computer, operational, with exceptional provenance. $400,000 to $600,000
    <b>Bonhams: Voices of the 20th Century. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1074. Bruce, Lenny. An unreleased 16 mm film by "Count" Lewis DePasquale featuring Lenny Bruce. $7,000 to $10,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1254. Hirohito. Manuscript in Japanese, "The Emperor's Monologue," transcribed by Terasaki Hidenari. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1095. Goldman. Emma. Large archive of correspondence, much of it to Warren Starr Van Valkenburgh. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: History of Science and Technology. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 109. Wozniak and Jobs. The First Digital "Blue Box", Berkeley, 1972. $30,000 to $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 46. Newton, Isaac. <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica</i>. 1st issue. London, 1687. $300,000 to $500,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 49. Newton. Autograph Manuscript in English, a portion of a draft of Newton's study on revelation. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams: Voices of the 20th Century. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1027. Fitzgerald, F. Scott. The Great Gatsby. 1st edition, 1st issue. Scribners, 1925. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1042. Hemingway., Ernest. For Whom the Bell Tolls. Presentation copy, one of 15 copies. Scribners, 1940. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1215. A 48-star American Flag, flown from LCT-703, sunk on Omaha Beach, December 1944. $15,000 to $20,000
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  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>John Norman, <i>The American Pilot</i>, complete copy with 11 folding charts, Boston, 1810. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>John Smith, <i>New England</i>, London, 1616. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Plancius Petrus, <i>Orbis Terrarum Typus de Integro Multis in Locis Emendatus</i>, Amsterdam, 1594. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Martin Waldseemüller, <i>Tabula Terre Nove</i>, woodcut, Strasbourg, 1513. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Forlani & Zaltieri, <i>Il Disegno del Discoperto della Noua Franza</i>, Venice, 1566. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Richard Hakluyt, <i>Novus Orbis</i>, first appearance of "Virginia" on a printed map, Paris, 1587. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Pieter van den Keere, <i>Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica</i>, Amsterdam, 1608. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Abraham Ortelius, <i>Theatrum Orbis Terrarum</i>, Antwerp, 1584. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>George B. Goode & Samuel A. Kilbourne, <i>Game Fishes of the United States</i>, New York, 1879. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>William Faden, <i>The Province of New Jersey</i>, London, 1777. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>James Gillray, <i>The Plumb-Pudding in Danger</i>, hand-colored etching, London, 1805. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b><br>Pierre Belon, <i>L'Histoire de la Nature des Oyseaux</i>, with woodcut illustrations, Paris, 1555. $8,000 to $12,000.
  • <b>ALDE - Modern Illustrated Books - Original Drawings. 22 November 2017</b>
    <b>ALDE, Nov. 22:</b> DEGAS (Edgar). Danseuses au repos. Charcoal drawing. 30,000€ to 40,000€
    <b>ALDE, Nov. 22:</b> ERNST (Max). Une Semaine de bonté ou Les Sept éléments capitaux. Deuxième cahier. L'Eau. 1934. With an original collage signed by Max Ernst. 15,000€ to 20,000€
    <b>ALDE, Nov. 22:</b> BALZAC (Honoré de). Le Chef-d’œuvre inconnu. 1931. Illustrated edition by Pablo Picasso of 12 original etchings. 20,000€ to 30,000€
    <b>ALDE, Nov. 22:</b> GIACOMETTI (Alberto). Paris sans fin. 1969. Last illustrated book of Giacometti. 15,000€ to 20,000€

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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 #2433 Swann Galleries Art, Press & Illustrated Books December 1, 2016 December 2, 2016 250 208 83.20% USD 1.0 326,200.00 475,700.00 569,400.00 469,374.00 469,374.00 82.43%
2 #12141 Christies Valuable Printed Books and Manuscripts December 1, 2016 December 2, 2016 165 118 71.52% GBP 1.23 1,468,200.00 2,197,900.00 4,983,600.00 2,620,875.00 3,276,093.75 52.59%
3 #602 PBA Galleries Fine Books with Children's Literature, Art and Illustrated December 1, 2016 December 2, 2016 502 366 72.91% USD 1.0 135,700.00 216,480.00 350,230.00 130,074.00 130,074.00 37.14%
4 #19214 Bloomsbury Auctions Autographs, Memorabilia and Vintage Posters December 1, 2016 December 2, 2016 711 480 67.51% GBP 1.23 201,010.00 289,530.00 467,200.00 281,598.00 351,997.50 60.27%
5 #809 Morton Subastas Books and Documents November 30, 2016 December 1, 2016 412 116 28.16% MXN 0.05 1,565,500.00 1,951,000.00 5,504,500.00 1,720,680.00 86,034.00 31.26%
6 #1465 Tooveys Prints and Illustrations November 30, 2016 December 1, 2016 11 7 63.64% GBP 1.23 2,080.00 3,170.00 3,970.00 2,140.00 2,675.00 53.90%
7 #23546 Bonhams Prints and Multiples November 30, 2016 December 1, 2016 308 195 63.31% GBP 1.23 191,000.00 271,800.00 423,700.00 327,300.00 409,125.00 77.25%
8 #12140 Christies Giancarlo Bettrame Library of Science Books, Part 2 November 30, 2016 December 1, 2016 368 227 61.68% GBP 1.23 461,100.00 696,800.00 1,123,800.00 945,880.00 1,182,350.00 84.17%
9 #L16406 Sothebys Music and Continental Books and Manuscripts November 29, 2016 December 1, 2016 222 147 66.22% GBP 1.23 4,223,200.00 5,510,000.00 6,473,700.00 5,914,317.00 7,392,896.25 91.36%
10 #112816 Dorotheum Autographs November 28, 2016 December 1, 2016 328 206 62.80% EUR 1.04 0.00 0.00 0.00 151,012.50 160,073.27
11 #1648 Bruun Rasmussen Prints November 28, 2016 December 1, 2016 56 45 80.36% EUR 1.04 14,660.00 16,310.00 25,570.00 13,938.75 14,775.16 54.51%
12 #121648 Heritage Auctions Comics - Internet bidstart 11/20 November 27, 2016 November 28, 2016 878 876 99.77% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 232,008.22 232,008.22
13 #161648 Heritage Auctions Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 11/20 November 27, 2016 November 28, 2016 461 439 95.23% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 34,695.01 34,695.01
14 #59 Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions Antiquarian Books November 26, 2016 November 29, 2016 691 459 66.43% EUR 1.04 285,930.00 401,200.00 668,510.00 608,175.00 644,665.50 90.97%
15 #79175 Neret Minet and Tessier Comic Strips November 26, 2016 December 1, 2016 356 293 82.30% EUR 1.04 102,130.00 102,130.00 147,660.00 251,824.00 266,933.44 170.54%
16 #675 Auctionata Selected Works by Dieter Blum November 26, 2016 December 1, 2016 88 4 4.55% EUR 1.04 0.00 0.00 0.00 32,375.00 34,317.50
17 #113 Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH Prints and Photographs November 25, 2016 November 29, 2016 434 163 37.56% EUR 1.04 73,760.00 73,760.00 175,120.00 82,324.62 87,264.14 47.01%
18 #112516 Dirk Soulis Auctions Thanksgiving Weekend Sale - Prints November 25, 2016 December 1, 2016 13 13 100.00% USD 1.0 5,610.00 8,475.00 8,475.00 5,610.45 5,610.45 66.20%
19 #112416 Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers Fine Sale - Books November 24, 2016 November 29, 2016 104 79 75.96% GBP 1.23 19,570.00 24,950.00 32,940.00 32,907.60 40,805.42 99.90%
20 #108H Galerie Bassenge Art - Prints November 24, 2016 December 1, 2016 868 500 57.60% EUR 1.04 686,020.00 686,020.00 1,041,340.00 941,904.00 998,418.24 90.45%
21 #79838 Rossini Prints, etc. November 24, 2016 November 29, 2016 43 13 30.23% EUR 1.04 1,540.00 2,100.00 11,110.00 1,964.97 2,082.87 17.69%
22 #0192 Pandolfini OLD MASTER AND MODERN PRINTS AND DRAWINGS - OLD AND RARE BOOKS November 22, 2016 November 30, 2016 260 144 55.38% EUR 1.04 255,000.00 340,500.00 598,800.00 518,078.75 549,163.68 86.52%
23 #434b Ketterer Kunst Doerling Rare Books Day 2 November 22, 2016 November 28, 2016 1244 742 59.65% EUR 1.04 726,230.00 726,230.00 1,210,660.00 980,184.00 1,038,995.04 80.96%
24 #434a Ketterer Kunst Doerling Rare Books - Evening Sale November 21, 2016 November 28, 2016 127 107 84.25% EUR 1.04 508,050.00 508,050.00 613,700.00 788,040.00 835,322.40 128.41%
25 #112116 Grays Auctioneers The Chicago World's Fair, Columbian Exposition 1893 - Prints, Books November 21, 2016 December 1, 2016 50 41 82.00% USD 1.0 8,500.00 14,680.00 19,920.00 13,905.15 13,905.15 69.80%
26 #112016 Thomaston Place Auction Galleries Weekend Auction Day 3 - Fine Art & Antiques - books, prints, photographs November 20, 2016 November 28, 2016 75 55 73.33% USD 1.0 48,100.00 70,300.00 117,200.00 40,460.00 40,460.00 34.52%
27 #78093 OSENAT Empire at Fontainebleau November 19, 2016 November 29, 2016 233 166 71.24% EUR 1.04 242,000.00 324,250.00 491,900.00 557,800.00 591,268.00 113.40%
28 #111916 Thomaston Place Auction Galleries Auction Weekend Day 2 - Fine Art & Antiques - Books, documents November 19, 2016 November 28, 2016 42 20 47.62% USD 1.0 34,000.00 48,100.00 123,000.00 36,008.00 36,008.00 29.27%
29 #14b Christian Hesse Auktionen Rare Books - Day 2 November 19, 2016 November 29, 2016 730 469 64.25% EUR 1.04 212,230.00 306,700.00 524,090.00 453,848.15 481,079.07 86.60%
30 #111916 Alaska Auction Prints November 19, 2016 November 28, 2016 19 19 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 753.25 753.25
31 #14a Christian Hesse Auktionen Rare Books - Day 1 November 18, 2016 November 29, 2016 321 277 86.29% EUR 1.04 94,228.00 142,340.00 157,110.00 226,070.25 239,634.52 143.89%
32 #111816 Thomaston Place Auction Galleries Auction Weekend Day 1 - Collector's Choice - Books, Prints November 18, 2016 November 28, 2016 29 17 58.62% USD 1.0 12,500.00 18,100.00 23,700.00 8,652.00 8,652.00 36.51%
33 #111816 Alaska Auction Prints November 18, 2016 November 28, 2016 4 2 50.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 431.25 431.25
34 #111816 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers Fine Prints and Photographs November 18, 2016 November 28, 2016 77 70 90.91% USD 1.0 80,800.00 131,600.00 152,000.00 103,380.00 103,380.00 68.01%
35 #283 Charlton Hall Fall Auction November 17, 2016 November 26, 2016 45 42 93.33% USD 1.0 15,550.00 26,550.00 28,050.00 22,800.00 22,800.00 81.28%
36 #88 Potomack Company Alexander Calder Works, From a Friend's Collection November 17, 2016 November 28, 2016 4 2 50.00% USD 1.0 21,000.00 33,000.00 636,000.00 25,145.00 25,145.00 3.95%
37 #1006 Forum Auctions Important Books, Western Manuscripts and Works on Paper - Day 2 November 16, 2016 November 28, 2016 158 145 91.77% GBP 1.23 70,200.00 100,250.00 145,650.00 114,537.50 143,172.05 78.64%
38 #1005 Forum Auctions Important Books, Western Manuscripts and Works on Paper - Day 1 November 15, 2016 November 28, 2016 133 98 73.68% GBP 1.23 418,600.00 623,500.00 836,250.00 549,087.50 686,359.44 65.66%
39 #41 JellyFishTree Collectible Books November 9, 2016 November 26, 2016 137 52 37.96% USD 1.0 5,457.00 6,954.00 23,912.00 4,498.00 4,498.00 18.81%
40 #11FA16 Rago Arts and Auctions 19th and 20th Century Art - Prints November 5, 2016 December 1, 2016 36 32 88.89% USD 1.0 73,700.00 108,500.00 125,000.00 123,937.50 123,937.50 99.15%
41 #11AWC16 Rago Arts and Auctions Adriana Williams Collection - Fine Art Prints November 5, 2016 December 1, 2016 11 8 72.73% USD 1.0 11,200.00 15,800.00 18,700.00 19,593.75 19,593.75 104.78%
42 #11PWC16 Rago Arts and Auctions Post War and Contemporary Art - Prints November 5, 2016 December 1, 2016 111 83 74.77% USD 1.0 228,900.00 339,400.00 503,100.00 342,625.00 342,625.00 68.10%
43 #110316 RJM Autographs and Antiques Distinguished Historical Documents, Letters November 3, 2016 November 30, 2016 160 19 11.88% USD 1.0 2,915.00 3,515.00 32,125.00 2,524.25 2,524.25 7.86%
44 #360 Aspire Auctions Fine Art - Prints, Online bistart 10/21 October 29, 2016 November 26, 2016 46 46 100.00% USD 1.0 8,050.00 15,350.00 15,350.00 7,824.40 7,824.40 50.97%
45 #102616 Purcell Auctioneers Books October 26, 2016 November 26, 2016 518 395 76.25% EUR 1.04 18,145.00 29,845.00 40,115.00 29,012.40 30,753.19 72.32%
  • <b>Christie’s Paris, Nov. 28:</b> Seba, Albertus. <i>Locupletissimi rerum naturalium thesauri.</i> Amsterdam: J. Wetsten, 1734[-1769]. €350,000–550,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, Nov. 28:</b> Janssonius, Joannes. <i>Novus Atlas Absolutissimus</i>. Amsterdam: J Jansson, 1658 [after 1664]. €250,000–450,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, Nov. 28:</b> Goya, Francisco de. <i>[La Tauromaquia.] Treinta y tres estampas, que representan diferentes suertes y actitudes del arte de lidiar los Toros</i>. Madrid: [Rafael Esteve, 1816]. €150,000–250,000
    <b>Christie’s Online, Nov. 29 – Dec. 06:</b> Einstein, Albert. <i>On residual rays – and guilt about an old girlfriend</i>. Prague, 26 December 1911. US$10,000–15,000
    <b>Christie’s Online, Nov. 29 – Dec. 06:</b> Einstein, Albert. <i>‘What is logically simple is so difficult mathematically'</i>. Princeton, 16 August 1949. US$20,000–30,000
    <b>Christie’s New York, Dec. 5:</b> Yorktown Campaign manuscript map. ‘No 1 Carte générale de l’Isle de New York et des Environs...No 2. Reconnoissance Geometrique…’ n.p., c. 1781–1782. US$150,000–200,000
    <b>Christie’s New York, Dec. 5:</b> Le Hay, Jacques and Ferriol, Charles de (1637–1722). <i>Recueil de cent estampes représentant differentes nations du Levant</i>. Paris: Le Hay and Duchange, 1714. US$30,000–40,000
    <b>Christie’s New York, Dec. 7:</b> Cresswell, Samuel Gurney. <i>A Series of Eight Sketches … of the Voyage of the H.M.S. Investigator during the Discovery of the North-west Passage</i>. London: 1854. US$30,000–40,000.
    <b>Christie’s New York, Dec. 7:</b> Veer, Gerrit de. <i>Diarium nauticum seu vera descriptio trium navigationum admirandarum</i>. Amsterdam: Cornelius [Claesz], 1598. US$25,000–35,000
  • <b>19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy!</b>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Walt Whitman. Poetical manuscript from <i>Leaves of Grass</i> (1865)
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> (Daniel Boone.) Filson. <i>The Discovery ... of Kentucke</i> (1784)
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Edgar A. Poe. <i>Tales</i> (1845) original cloth
    <b>19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy!</b>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Emerson. Autograph letter signed on his philosophy of poetry (1841)
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Fitzgerald. <i>This Side of Paradise</i> (1920) presentation copy
  • <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg: Rare Books Auction on November 20th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br><i>Biblia latina</i>, Nuremberg 1475. <br>Est: €18,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>Latin and French Book of Hours, Paris around 1490. Est: €60,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>P. J. Redouté, <i>Les Roses</i>, Paris 1828-29. Est: €12,000
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg: Rare Books Auction on November 20th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>G. W. Knorr, <i>Deliciae Naturae Selectae</i>, Doordrecht 1771. Est: €10,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>J. J. Spalowsky, <i>Beytrag zur Naturgeschichte der Vögel</i>, Vienna 1790-92. Est: €20,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>H. A. Châtelain, <i>Atlas historique</i>, Amsterdam 1718-20. Est: €20,000
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg: Rare Books Auction on November 20th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>K. Rasmussen, Thule-expedition, around 1925-33. Est: €28,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>E. Cerillo, <i>Dipinti murali di Pompei</i>, Napels 1886. Est: €3,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>W. Shakespeare, <i>The plays</i>, London 1807. Est: €1,500
    <b>Ketterer Kunst Hamburg: Rare Books Auction on November 20th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br>G. Klimt, <i>Das Werk</i>, Vienna 1914. Est: €15,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br><i>International Exhibition of Modern Art</i>, New York 1926. Est: €3,500
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books Nov. 20:</b><br><i>Arp – Delaunay – Magnelli – Taeuber-Arp</i>, Paris 1950. Est: €1,500
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