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  • <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
  • <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€
  • <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

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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 #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> 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>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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