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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 #630 PBA Galleries The Richard E. Bateman Collection on Celestial Mechanics with Rare Books & Manuscripts from various consignors November 30, 2017 December 1, 2017 353 200 56.66% USD 1.0 163,910.00 253,300.00 628,700.00 173,574.00 173,574.00 27.61%
2 #113017 Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers Fine Sale - Day 3: Books November 30, 2017 December 1, 2017 88 59 67.05% GBP 1.35 14,090.00 18,340.00 30,950.00 20,856.00 28,155.60 67.39%
3 #187 Nye & Company Auctioneers November Backyard Timed Auction November 30, 2017 December 1, 2017 61 46 75.41% USD 1.0 2,111.00 3,185.00 5,105.00 24,014.00 24,014.00 470.40%
4 #1553 Tooveys Asian and Islamic Works of Art - Prints November 30, 2017 December 1, 2017 7 5 71.43% GBP 1.35 450.00 720.00 960.00 908.85 1,226.96 94.67%
5 #121791 Heritage Auctions The NCS Thanks & Giving Auction benefiting Hurricane Relief - Internet bidstart 11/22 November 30, 2017 December 1, 2017 130 130 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 53,384.76 53,384.76
6 #1551 Tooveys Fine Art - Prints November 29, 2017 December 1, 2017 6 4 66.67% GBP 1.35 920.00 1,400.00 1,900.00 1,680.75 2,269.02 88.46%
7 #24140 Bonhams Prints and Multiples November 29, 2017 December 1, 2017 345 258 74.78% GBP 1.35 280,300.00 408,900.00 554,800.00 474,096.00 640,029.60 85.45%
8 #112917 Chiswick Auctions Printed Books and Manuscripts November 29, 2017 December 1, 2017 309 246 79.61% GBP 1.35 59,090.00 88,550.00 110,530.00 114,752.85 154,916.77 103.82%
9 #15051 Christies Rare Books and Manuscripts November 28, 2017 November 29, 2017 148 74 50.00% EUR 1.2 990,300.00 1,539,800.00 2,965,600.00 1,770,313.00 2,106,672.47 59.69%
10 #16026 Christies Interiors: Ski Posters November 28, 2017 November 29, 2017 74 60 81.08% GBP 1.35 299,700.00 434,800.00 579,600.00 458,125.00 609,306.25 79.04%
11 #848 Morton Subastas Books, Documents and Photographs November 28, 2017 November 29, 2017 370 117 31.62% MXN 0.05 865,500.00 1,210,500.00 3,446,900.00 930,600.00 46,530.00 27.00%
12 #L17406 Sothebys Music Manuscripts November 28, 2017 November 29, 2017 74 48 64.86% GBP 1.35 651,200.00 889,700.00 1,096,700.00 1,161,625.00 1,544,961.25 105.92%
13 #141748 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Online bidstart 11/21 November 28, 2017 November 30, 2017 495 484 97.78% USD 1.0 69,455.00 101,045.00 103,230.00 64,261.60 64,261.60 62.25%
14 #12835 Dorotheum Autographs, Manuscripts and Certificates November 27, 2017 November 29, 2017 308 222 72.08% EUR 1.2 0.00 0.00 0.00 176,568.75 210,117.04
15 #1748 Bruun Rasmussen Prints November 27, 2017 November 29, 2017 86 81 94.19% EUR 1.2 32,930.00 37,425.00 41,035.00 39,593.75 47,116.63 96.49%
16 #151748 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 10/29 November 26, 2017 November 28, 2017 405 333 82.22% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 70,422.40 70,422.40
17 #51295 Ader Modern Prints: Henri M. Petiet - 50th and Last Sale chez Ader November 26, 2017 November 28, 2017 305 288 94.43% EUR 1.2 382,570.00 382,570.00 577,420.00 839,762.00 999,316.78 145.43%
18 #121748 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 11/19 November 26, 2017 November 28, 2017 710 705 99.30% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 248,272.70 248,272.70
19 #161748 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 11/19 November 26, 2017 November 28, 2017 499 491 98.40% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 46,963.51 46,963.51
20 #112517 Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions Books and Prints, Part II November 25, 2017 November 30, 2017 712 458 64.33% EUR 1.2 229,535.00 333,555.00 543,545.00 513,062.50 610,544.75 94.39%
21 #51293 Ader Modern Prints: Henri M. Petiet - 50th and Last Sale chez Ader November 25, 2017 November 28, 2017 317 300 94.64% EUR 1.2 1,476,650.00 1,476,650.00 1,506,050.00 2,477,944.00 2,948,753.36 164.53%
22 #112417 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper November 24, 2017 November 29, 2017 138 115 83.33% USD 1.0 52,500.00 111,280.00 143,780.00 37,834.50 37,834.50 26.31%
23 #112417 Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions Books and Prints, Part I November 24, 2017 November 29, 2017 728 487 66.90% EUR 1.2 139,310.00 195,740.00 318,480.00 321,962.50 383,135.96 101.09%
24 #541 Aste Bolaffi Posters November 23, 2017 November 25, 2017 302 202 66.89% EUR 1.2 0.00 0.00 0.00 90,000.00 107,100.35
25 #86508 Pierre Berge and Associes Bibliothèque de M. R*** November 23, 2017 November 25, 2017 447 371 83.00% EUR 1.2 184,190.00 242,950.00 281,920.00 291,485.00 341,037.45 103.39%
26 #372 Trafford Books Books November 22, 2017 November 25, 2017 245 173 70.61% GBP 1.35 12,691.00 16,106.00 22,776.00 13,233.00 17,599.89 58.10%
27 #86503 Pierre Berge and Associes Library of M. R*** November 22, 2017 November 25, 2017 430 320 74.42% EUR 1.2 117,480.00 154,750.00 197,370.00 160,143.00 187,367.31 81.14%
28 #87646 Aguttes Autograph Books November 22, 2017 November 29, 2017 213 109 51.17% EUR 1.2 138,940.00 190,970.00 372,530.00 215,033.00 255,889.27 57.72%
29 #25871 ALDE Modern Illustrated Books and Original Bindings November 22, 2017 November 25, 2017 344 228 66.28% EUR 1.2 249,260.00 336,590.00 532,070.00 523,662.50 612,685.32 98.42%
30 #408 Il Ponte Books and Manuscripts November 21, 2017 November 25, 2017 253 168 66.40% EUR 1.2 114,140.00 172,640.00 305,240.00 215,750.00 256,742.72 70.68%
31 #112117 Stockholms Auktionsverk Rare Books, Maps and Manuscripts November 21, 2017 November 28, 2017 497 366 73.64% SEK 0.12 3,706,000.00 4,633,500.00 6,572,500.00 6,211,852.50 745,422.30 94.51%
32 #85517 Rossini Photographs November 20, 2017 November 25, 2017 251 162 64.54% EUR 1.2 19,880.00 30,140.00 69,690.00 48,090.00 56,265.30 69.01%
33 #51609 OSENAT The Empire, Historical Memories November 19, 2017 November 28, 2017 45 34 75.56% EUR 1.2 27,600.00 38,800.00 62,000.00 58,944.00 70,143.36 95.07%
34 #3313 Artcurial The World of Herge - Tintin's Creator November 18, 2017 November 25, 2017 127 85 66.93% EUR 1.2 1,126,060.00 1,520,780.00 1,736,680.00 1,168,053.00 1,366,622.01 67.26%
35 #111817 Clars Auction Gallery Antiques, Asian and Fine Arts: Prints November 18, 2017 November 28, 2017 157 122 77.71% USD 1.0 24,450.00 42,600.00 61,100.00 32,615.55 32,615.55 53.38%
36 #3274 Artcurial Comic Strips November 18, 2017 November 25, 2017 308 201 65.26% EUR 1.2 751,750.00 1,000,400.00 1,886,930.00 1,142,327.00 1,336,522.59 60.54%
37 #518 RR Auction Space Exploration - Internet bidstart 11/9 November 16, 2017 November 28, 2017 201 164 81.59% USD 1.0 508,400.00 691,000.00 766,000.00 746,376.93 746,376.93 97.44%
38 #111517 Purcell Auctioneers Autumn Irish Interest Books November 15, 2017 November 28, 2017 485 380 78.35% EUR 1.2 15,315.00 25,935.00 37,865.00 27,808.68 33,092.56 73.44%
39 #73 Treadway Toomey Auctions Objects Online Only - part one of the Wilbert & Marilyn Hasbrouck collection - books, prints October 25, 2017 November 28, 2017 135 93 68.89% USD 1.0 18,600.00 29,250.00 41,600.00 14,121.50 14,121.50 33.95%
  • <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>The Tragedie of Julius Caesar.</i> London, 1623. 1st appearance in print, Complete from the First Folio. Sold for $175,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Ernst, Max. <i>Mr. Knife and Miss Fork</i>. Paris, 1932. DELUXE EDITION. Sold for $15,625
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Cage, John. Autograph musical leaf from his Concert for Piano and Orchestra, NY, 1958. Sold for $18,750
    <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Einstein, Albert. Signed Passport Photo for his US citizenship application. Bermuda, 1935. Sold for $17,500
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Verard, Antoine. Illuminated printed Book of Hours. Paris, 1507. Sold for $7,500
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Wetterkurzschlussel. German Weather Report Codebook - for Enigma use. Berlin, 1942. Sold for $225,000
    <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Morelos y Pavon, Jose Maria. Autograph letter signed to El Virrey Venegas, February 5, 1812. Sold for $6,250
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Milne, A.A. Complete set of <i>Winnie-the-Pooh</i> books. 4 volumes. All first issue points. London, 1924-1928. Sold for $5,250
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> A 48-star American Flag, battle worn flown at Guadalcanal and Peleliu, 1942-1944. Sold for $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Locke, John. Autograph Letter Signed mourning the death of his friend, William Molyneaux, 2 pp, October 27, 1698. Sold for $20,000
  • <b>Doyle, online only: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. July 13-24, 2018</b>
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Zane Grey, Inscribed photograph album depicting Grey and party at Catalina, fishing, and in Arizona. $700 to $1,000
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Eric Taverner, Salmon Fishing...London: Seeley, Service & Co., 1931. $600 to $900
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> The Gentleman Angler. $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, online only: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. July 13-24, 2018</b>
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Ken Robinson, Flyfishers' Progress. [London: The Flyfishers' Club, 2000. $200 to $300
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> G. H. Lacy, North Punjab Fishing Club Angler's Handbook. Calcutta: Newman & Co., 1890. $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> J. Harrington Keene, Fly-Fishing and Fly-Making for Trout, etc. New York, 1887. $200 to $300
    <b>Doyle, online only: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. July 13-24, 2018</b>
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Arthur Macrate, The History of The Tuna Club, Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, California, 1948. $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Joseph D. Bates Jr. Streamer Fly Tying and Fishing. Harrisburg, PA: The Stackpole Company, 1966. $800 to $1,200
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Paul Schmookler and Ingrid V. Sils. Rare and Unusual Fly Tying Materials: A Natural History. $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Herbert Hoover, Fishing For Fun - And To Wash Your Soul. New York: Random House, 1963. $400 to $600
  • <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 372: Martin Luther King Jr. March for Freedom Now! Placard. Chicago, 1960. 28 x 22”. $3,000 to $6,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 567: Warhol, Andy. Tate Gallery Exhibition Booklet, Signed on the Cover by Warhol. Tate Gallery, 1971. $700 to $900
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 72: Mitchell, Margaret. <i>Gone With the Wind.</i> New York: The Macmillan Co., 1936. First edition, first issue. $4,000 to $5,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 468: Photo Archive Documenting the 1930s—50s Chicago Jazz and Night Club Scene. A significant collection. $2,000 to $4,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 143: Dr. Seuss. <i>Oh Say Can You Say.</i> 1979, First Edition, Signed. $200 to $300
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 285: [Maps] Thomas G. Bradford. <i>A Comprehensive Atlas, Geographical, Historical & Commercial.</i> Boston: William D. Ticknor, 1835. First Edition. $1,600 to $1,800
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 69: Herman Melville. <i>Moby Dick, or The Whale</i>. New York: Random House, 1930. First Kent Trade Edition. $400 to $600
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 295: John James Audoban. Group of 148 Lithographs from the Birds of America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, ca. 1840s. $600 to $800
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 54: Langston Hughes. <i>One-Way Ticket.</i> New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949. First edition. $300 to $500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 7: Ray Bradbury. <i>The Martian Chronicles.</i> With a Wine Label Signed by Bradbury. Garden City: Doubleday, 1950. First edition $300 to $500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 121. Frank L Baum. <i>The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.</i> Chicago: George M. Hill Co., 1899, 1900. First Edition. $4,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 369. [Declaration of Independence] Peter Force Engraving of the Declaration of Independence. One page; 29 x 26”. From the "American Archives" 1837-1853 series of books. $15,000 to $20,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Luis de Lucena, <i>Arte de Ajedres,</i> first edition of the earliest extant manual on modern chess, Salamanca, circa 1496-97. Sold for $68,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Carte-de-visite album with 83 images of prominent African Americans & abolitionists, circa 1860s. Sold for $47,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Gustav Klimt, <i>Das Werk,</i> Vienna & Leipzig, 1918. Sold for $106,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Man Ray, <i>[London Transport] – Keeps London Going,</i> 1938. Sold for $149,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Thomas Jefferson, Letter Signed, to Major-General Nathanael Greene, promising reinforcements against Cornwallis, 1781. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Nicolas de Fer, <i>L’Amerique Divisee Selon Letendue de ses Principales Parties,</i> Paris, 1713. Sold for $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Russell H. Tandy, <i>The Secret in the Old Attic,</i> watercolor, pencil & ink, 1944. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ernest Hemingway, <i>Three Stories & Ten Poems,</i> first edition of the author's first book, Paris, 1923. Sold for $23,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Walker Evans, <i>River Rouge Plant,</i> silver print, 1947. Sold for $57,500.
  • <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Charles Darwin on sexuality and the transmission of hereditary characteristics: Autograph Letter Signed to Lawson Tait. Down, 17 January [1877].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> MILTON, JOHN. <i>Paradise Lost. A Poem written in ten books.</i> London: 1667. A very rare example with the contemporary binding untouched and with a 1667 title page.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Hamilton secures the ratification of the Constitution: <i>The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, assembled at Poughkeespsie, on the 17th June, 1788.</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> The social contract “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains”: ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. <i>Principes du Droit Politique [Du Contract Social]</i>. Amsterdam: Michel Rey, 1762
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> “The first English textbook on geometrical land-measurement and surveying”: BENESE, RICHARD. <i>This Boke Sheweth the Maner of Measurynge All Maner of Lande…</i>
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