• <b>Consignments now invited<br>History of Science & Technology<br>December 12th, 2017</b>
    NEWTON, ISAAC. <i>Opticks</i>. London, 1704. Presentation copy to Edmund Halley. Sold for $1,330,000
    Apple Computer Contract & Dissolution of Contract, signed by Jobs, Wozniak, & Wayne. Sold for $1,594,500
    DARWIN, CHARLES. Autograph Manuscript page from the manuscript of <i>On the Origin of Species</i>. Sold for $250,000
  • <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Cook in Tahiti. [Playbill]. [Germany, c.1840.] $3,000 - $5,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Roberts' Sketches in Egypt and Nubia. London, 1846-9. $20,000 - $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Breydenbach. Peregrinatio in terram sanctam. Mainz, 1486. $100,000 - $150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Dürer. Underweysung der messung [and two more]. Nuremberg, 1525-8. $150,000 - $200,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Whitman. Autograph Manuscript [in] The Complete Writings. One of 32 sets. $8,000 - $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Columbus. De Insulis nuper in mari Indico repertis. Basel, 1494. $700,000 - $1,000,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> The Dr. Hendon M. Harris Jr. Korean Atlas Collection. [Korea; c.1700 to c.1890.] $35,000 - $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Aa, Pieter van der. Naaukeurige versameling der gedenk-waardigste zee en land-reysen. Leyden, 1706-8. $8000 - $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Russian Kholod 5D67 HFL Rocket Engine. $25,000 - $40,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Neil Armstrong Apollo Era Training Glove. $8,000 - $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Large Lunar Near Side Chart, Signed by 20th Century Surface Explorers. $20,000 - $25,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Annotated Photo Album Detailing Alexander Graham Bell's Experiments with Tetrahedral Kites. $50,000 - $80,000
  • <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 27, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Cook (Captain James).- Webber (John) and Marie Catherina Prestel. Four views in the South Seas [bound with] <i>Atlas to accompany Captain James Cook's account of his voyages...</i> £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Knight (Joseph). <i>On the cultivation of the plants belonging to the natural order of Proteeae</i>, 1809. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> India & China.- Sonnerat (Pierre). <i>Voyage aux Indes Orientales et a la Chine, fait par ordre du roi, depuis 1774 jusqu'en 1781</i>. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 27, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Mongolia.- Pallas (Peter Simon). <i>Sammlungen Historischer Nachrichten uber die Mongolischen Volkerschaften.</i> £15,000 to £20,000 
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> America.- Warre (Henry). <i>Sketches in North America</i>, 1848. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Atlases.- <i>English Pilot (The). The Fourth Book. Describing The West-Indian Navigation, from Hudson's Bay to the River Amazones...</i> £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 27, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Greece.- Lear (Edward). <i>Views of the Seven Ionian Isles</i>, signed presentation copy from the author to Evelyn Baring, 1863. £3,000 to £4,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Lear (Edward).- [Gray (John Edward)]. <i>Gleanings from the Menagerie and Aviary at Knowsley Hall</i>, 1846. £7,000 to £10,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Flamsteed (John). <i>Historiae Coelestis</i>, first edition,1712. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 27, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Flamsteed (John). <i>Atlas Coelestis</i>, 1781. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Conjuring Posters.- The Steens, American Mystifiers: Originators of Silent Transmission. broadside poster, [probably 1890-1900]. £300 to £500
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Tyndale's Bible.- Bible, English. The newe Testament, Richard Jugge, 1552; sold not subject to return. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 27, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Cook (Captain James).- Webber (John) and Marie Catherina Prestel. Four views in the South Seas [bound with] <i>Atlas to accompany Captain James Cook's account of his voyages to the Pacific Ocean in the years 1776-1780.</i>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Knight (Joseph). <i>On the cultivation of the plants belonging to the natural order of Proteeae</i>, 1809. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> India & China.- Sonnerat (Pierre). <i>Voyage aux Indes Orientales et a la Chine, fait par ordre du roi, depuis 1774 jusqu'en 1781</i>. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 27, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Mongolia.- Pallas (Peter Simon). <i>Sammlungen Historischer Nachrichten uber die Mongolischen Volkerschaften.</i> £15,000 to £20,000 
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> America.- Warre (Henry). <i>Sketches in North America</i>, 1848. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Atlases.- <i>English Pilot (The). The Fourth Book. Describing The West-Indian Navigation, from Hudson's Bay to the River Amazones...</i> £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 27, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Greece.- Lear (Edward). <i>Views of the Seven Ionian Isles</i>, signed presentation copy from the author to Evelyn Baring, 1863. £3,000 to £4,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Lear (Edward).- [Gray (John Edward)]. <i>Gleanings from the Menagerie and Aviary at Knowsley Hall</i>, 1846. £7,000 to £10,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Flamsteed (John). <i>Historiae Coelestis</i>, first edition,1712. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 27, 2017</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Flamsteed (John). <i>Atlas Coelestis</i>, 1781. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Conjuring Posters.- The Steens, American Mystifiers: Originators of Silent Transmission. broadside poster, [probably 1890-1900]. £300 to £500
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 27:</b> Tyndale's Bible.- Bible, English. The newe Testament, Richard Jugge, 1552; sold not subject to return. £10,000 to £15,000

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1 #n09589 Sothebys Important Judaica December 15, 2016 December 16, 2016 126 101 80.16% USD 1.0 1,681,500.00 2,485,000.00 3,018,000.00 3,009,125.00 3,009,125.00 99.71%
2 #23527 Bonhams Entertainment Memorabilia December 15, 2016 December 16, 2016 151 106 70.20% GBP 1.23 267,250.00 383,750.00 490,950.00 618,089.00 766,430.36 125.90%
3 #121516 Dominic Winter Book Auctions Children's and Illustrated Books December 15, 2016 December 16, 2016 444 401 90.32% GBP 1.23 123,280.00 183,850.00 199,450.00 305,125.33 384,458.05 152.98%
4 #476 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Fine Prints December 14, 2016 December 16, 2016 153 110 71.90% USD 1.0 194,900.00 318,600.00 653,500.00 264,320.00 264,320.00 40.45%
5 #121416 Dominic Winter Book Auctions Books, Maps and Documents December 14, 2016 December 16, 2016 462 395 85.50% GBP 1.23 93,060.00 140,110.00 158,310.00 203,520.45 256,435.93 128.56%
6 #12262 Christies Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts, including Americana December 14, 2016 December 15, 2016 408 331 81.13% USD 1.0 3,997,800.00 5,797,600.00 7,420,900.00 9,433,072.00 9,433,072.00 127.11%
7 #13995 Bloomsbury Auctions The Sporting and Country Life Sale December 13, 2016 December 15, 2016 74 38 51.35% GBP 1.23 22,040.00 32,260.00 67,280.00 31,250.00 39,687.50 46.45%
8 #3178 Artcurial FROM THE WILLY RONIS SUCCESSION STÉPHANE KOVALSKY COLLECTION December 13, 2016 December 16, 2016 164 124 75.61% EUR 1.04 230,000.00 316,300.00 403,800.00 423,335.00 448,735.10 104.84%
9 #3013 Artcurial Photography December 13, 2016 December 16, 2016 71 44 61.97% EUR 1.04 193,650.00 276,550.00 491,050.00 390,508.00 413,938.48 79.53%
10 #1650 Bruun Rasmussen Prints December 13, 2016 December 15, 2016 89 83 93.26% EUR 1.04 36,365.00 40,620.00 42,100.00 49,747.50 52,732.49 118.17%
11 #L16408 Sothebys English Literature, History, Children's Books & Illustrations December 13, 2016 December 14, 2016 337 216 64.09% GBP 1.23 1,156,950.00 1,765,350.00 2,231,150.00 2,697,295.00 3,425,564.65 120.89%
12 #121316 Henri Godts Books and Prints Auctions Antiquarian Books December 13, 2016 December 15, 2016 397 307 77.33% EUR 1.04 142,480.00 177,690.00 256,200.00 354,953.40 376,250.64 138.55%
13 #1649b Bruun Rasmussen Books December 13, 2016 December 15, 2016 195 153 78.46% EUR 1.04 75,630.00 93,705.00 118,845.00 114,042.50 120,885.29 95.96%
14 #121216 Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers Antiques and Interiors with Pictures: Prints December 12, 2016 December 16, 2016 25 12 48.00% GBP 1.23 220.00 300.00 440.00 737.90 929.78 167.70%
15 #121216 Adams Amsterdam Auctions Kees van Dongen – His Illustrated Books - and - Fine Art - Prints and Photographs December 12, 2016 December 16, 2016 137 97 70.80% EUR 1.04 105,350.00 157,300.00 224,170.00 118,288.08 123,019.62 52.77%
16 #121216 Dorotheum Books and Decorative Prints December 12, 2016 December 14, 2016 443 351 79.23% EUR 1.04 93,820.00 93,820.00 129,460.00 218,637.50 231,755.85 168.88%
17 #3109 Artcurial Limited Editions December 12, 2016 December 16, 2016 92 61 66.30% EUR 1.04 260,500.00 368,700.00 507,100.00 436,372.00 462,554.32 86.05%
18 #25845 ALDE Autograph Letter and Manuscript December 12, 2016 December 14, 2016 356 196 55.06% EUR 1.04 147,840.00 189,010.00 291,920.00 320,737.50 339,981.75 109.87%
19 #121216 Sothebys Exceptional Exposures: 20th Century Photographs Online - Internet bidstart 11/28 December 12, 2016 December 14, 2016 61 40 65.57% USD 1.0 277,800.00 411,200.00 658,200.00 276,800.00 276,800.00 42.05%
20 #121116 Clars Auction Gallery Antique, Art, Jewelry, Asian - Prints, Books December 11, 2016 December 13, 2016 34 26 76.47% USD 1.0 32,700.00 53,200.00 67,100.00 45,808.00 45,808.00 68.27%
21 #121650 Heritage Auctions Comics - Internet bidstart 12/4 December 11, 2016 December 13, 2016 786 783 99.62% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 211,139.60 211,139.60
22 #161650 Heritage Auctions Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 12/4 December 11, 2016 December 12, 2016 451 443 98.23% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 45,291.36 45,291.36
23 #121016 Mid Hudson Auction Galleries Contemporary Art, Antiques and Fine Art December 10, 2016 December 14, 2016 71 42 59.15% USD 1.0 16,980.00 25,570.00 34,540.00 7,152.00 7,152.00 20.71%
24 #121016 National Book Auctions Books, Art and Ephemera - Chemistry, 16th Century, Emblems December 10, 2016 December 15, 2016 371 371 100.00% USD 1.0 55,000.00 112,700.00 112,700.00 36,953.75 36,954.53 32.79%
25 #121016 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers Deck the Halls: December Exposition Auction December 10, 2016 December 14, 2016 32 30 93.75% USD 1.0 6,025.00 9,675.00 10,675.00 8,253.30 8,253.30 77.31%
26 #121016 Michaans Auctions December Estate Sale - Books and Prints December 10, 2016 December 14, 2016 37 14 37.84% USD 1.0 10,800.00 15,400.00 43,900.00 10,295.50 10,295.50 23.45%
27 #42769 Vermot de Pas Comic Strips and Original Boards, Japanese Animation December 10, 2016 December 16, 2016 813 527 64.82% EUR 1.04 339,290.00 479,020.00 595,780.00 500,026.00 520,027.04 83.93%
28 #65 Alexander Historical Auctions Revolutionary War December 10, 2016 December 13, 2016 311 204 65.59% USD 1.0 398,085.00 569,480.00 826,630.00 369,797.40 369,797.40 44.74%
29 #121016 Clars Auction Gallery Asian, Antique, Jewelry, Art - Prints, Books December 10, 2016 December 13, 2016 133 77 57.89% USD 1.0 10,050.00 17,700.00 30,150.00 12,260.90 12,260.90 40.67%
30 #362 Aspire Auctions Fine Art - Prints - Internet Bidstart 12/2 December 10, 2016 December 14, 2016 32 31 96.88% USD 1.0 12,750.00 23,900.00 29,900.00 19,021.60 19,021.60 63.62%
31 #7148 Heritage Auctions Animation Art December 10, 2016 December 12, 2016 878 865 98.52% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,386,701.76 1,386,701.76
32 #78804 Pierre Berge and Associes Philippe Zoummeroff - books, manuscripts, photographs, drawings, library December 9, 2016 December 13, 2016 344 215 62.50% EUR 1.04 87,460.00 123,040.00 172,660.00 145,233.00 153,946.98 84.12%
33 #112 Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH Books, Prints December 9, 2016 December 15, 2016 1630 525 32.21% EUR 1.04 217,680.00 217,680.00 756,410.00 268,518.60 284,629.77 35.50%
34 #120916 Profiles in History Animation and Disneyana December 9, 2016 December 14, 2016 604 403 66.72% USD 1.0 383,250.00 581,450.00 1,549,550.00 756,392.00 756,392.00 48.81%
35 #45207 Vermot de Pas NASA Photographs December 8, 2016 December 16, 2016 156 64 41.03% EUR 1.04 24,500.00 34,800.00 83,550.00 21,701.07 23,003.19 25.97%
36 #45179 Ader Ancient and Modern Prints December 7, 2016 December 15, 2016 292 215 73.63% EUR 1.04 111,220.00 142,780.00 178,490.00 218,483.00 231,591.98 122.41%
37 #701 Auctionata Collectibles and Rarities - Rare Books December 7, 2016 December 13, 2016 30 7 23.33% EUR 1.04 7,120.00 8,900.00 81,600.00 5,803.00 6,151.18 7.11%
38 #489 RR Auction Autographs and Artifacts - Internet bidstart 11/18 December 7, 2016 December 13, 2016 813 549 67.53% USD 1.0 826,100.00 1,110,400.00 1,829,000.00 1,001,088.10 1,001,088.10 54.73%
39 #503 Winter Associates December Auction - Americana December 5, 2016 December 13, 2016 20 12 60.00% USD 1.0 1,250.00 2,600.00 5,875.00 1,740.00 1,740.00 29.62%
40 #044 Potter and Potter Auctions Winter Magic: The Rex Conklin Library and Other Fine Conjuring Collections December 3, 2016 December 13, 2016 444 421 94.82% USD 1.0 168,660.00 251,455.00 271,255.00 258,198.00 258,198.00 95.19%
41 #120316 Guernseys The Neil Leifer Photographic Collection - Day 2 December 3, 2016 December 14, 2016 432 126 29.17% USD 1.0 264,500.00 379,950.00 5,100,800.00 132,705.50 132,705.50 2.60%
42 #120216 Guernseys The Neil Leifer Photographic Collection - Day 1 December 2, 2016 December 14, 2016 200 110 55.00% USD 1.0 345,000.00 471,000.00 760,000.00 196,725.00 196,725.00 25.88%
43 #65 Bubb Kuyper Books, Manuscripts, Prints November 22, 2016 December 12, 2016 6064 4097 67.56% EUR 1.04 868,630.00 1,250,230.00 2,154,970.00 1,741,743.54 1,828,835.62 80.82%
44 #110516 Knotty Pine Auction Service Main Ephemera and Book Auction November 5, 2016 December 13, 2016 271 196 72.32% USD 1.0 25,520.00 52,420.00 83,520.00 21,344.00 21,344.00 25.56%
45 #50716 Knotty Pine Auction Service Antique and Estate Book Sale May 7, 2016 December 15, 2016 299 235 78.60% USD 1.0 36,300.00 75,700.00 105,900.00 24,949.25 24,949.25 23.56%
  • <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…
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  • <b>Sotheby’s: The Library of John & Suzanne Bonham. 26 September in London. Viewing 22-25 September</b>
    Sotheby’s London, Sep. 26:</b> Churchill, Winston S. Two Typed Letters Signed, regarding the British North Greenland Expedition (1952-54). £3,000 to £4,000
    Sotheby’s London, Sep. 26:</b> Bernatz, Johann Martin. <i> Scenes in Ethiopia</i>. London: F.G. Moon, 1852. First edition. £6,000 to £8,000
    Sotheby’s London, Sep. 26:</b> Captain Lawrence Edward Grace Oates. Collection comprising (among other things): documents and pamphlets. £1,500 to £1,800
    <b>Sotheby’s: The Library of John & Suzanne Bonham. 26 September in London. Viewing 22-25 September</b>
    Sotheby’s London, Sep. 26:</b> Darwin, Charles, and Philip Parker King, and Robert FitzRoy. <i> Narrative of the Surveying Voyages of His Majesty's Ships Adventure and Beagle Between the Years 1826 and 1836…</i> £15,000 to £20,000
    Sotheby’s London, Sep. 26:</b> Spratt, Thomas A.B., and Edward Forbes. <i>Travels in Lycia, Milyas, and the Cibyratis</i>. London: John Van Voorst, 1847. £800 to £1,200
    Sotheby’s London, Sep. 26:</b> Richardson, John. <i>Arctic Searching Expedition: A Journal of a Boat-Voyage Through Rupert's Land and the Arctic Sea, In Search of Sir John Franklin</i>. £6,000 to £8,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Printed & Manuscript Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Broadside proclaiming the end of the Revolutionary War, NH, 1783. $20,000 to $30,000. 
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Manuscript medical journal kept by physicians aboard Continental Navy vessels, 1777-88. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Manuscript notes on sermons heard at Boston's First Church & Old South Church, 1684-1703. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Printed & Manuscript Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Missionary archive of Samuel W. and Gideon H. Pond, MN, 1833-93. $30,000 to $40,000. 
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Captain's journal of a mutinous whaling journey, South Pacific, 1839-46. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> <i>McClees' Gallery of Photographic Portraits ... of the Thirty-Fifth Congress</i>,Washington, 1859. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Printed & Manuscript Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Juan de Ugarte, manuscript report on first 16 months of California missions, Mexico, 1699. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Cyanotype albums depicting the construction of the Williamsburg Bridge, New York City, 1897-1903. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Unrecorded broadside from occupied New York, 1778. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Printed & Manuscript Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> <i>The Honolulu Merchants' Looking-Glass</i>, first edition, San Francisco, 1862. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Honorius Philoponus, <i>Nova Typis Transacta Navigatio</i>, first edition, Linz, 1621. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> The Book of Mormon, first edition, Palmyra, NY, 1830. $10,000 to $15,000.
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