• <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>
  • <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
  • <center><b>TIMED ONLINE AUCTION<br>June 11 - 25, 2018</b></center>
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> ACCADEMIA ERCOLANENSE DI ARCHEOLOGIA. <i>Ornati delle Pareti</i>, Naples 1796. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> AMERICAS. <i>Il Gazzettiere Americano…</i>, Livorno, 1763. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> BARROW, John. <i>Travels in China…</i>, London, 1804. £600 to £800
    <center><b>TIMED ONLINE AUCTION<br>June 11 - 25, 2018</b></center>
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> BENOIST, Felix. <i>Album de L'Ile de Jersey</i>…, Paris & Nantes, 1870. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> GAIL, Wilhelm. <i>Erinnerungen aus Spanien,</i> Munchen, [ca. 1837]. £1,800 to £2,200
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> HANCARVILLE, Pierre d'. <i>Recherches sur l'origine…,</i> London, Appleyard, 1785. £1,5000 to £2,000
    <center><b>TIMED ONLINE AUCTION<br>June 11 - 25, 2018</b></center>
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> HULLEY, T. <i>Six Views of Cheltenham.</i> London, R. Ackerman, 1813. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> JEFFERSON, Thomas. <i>Notes on the state of Virginia</i>…, London, 1787. £12,000 to £18,000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> LEWIS, John F. <i>Lewis's illustrations of Constantinople…,</i> London, McLean, 1837. £3,000 to £4,000
    <center><b>TIMED ONLINE AUCTION<br>June 11 - 25, 2018</b></center>
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> MARQUARD, Johann. <i>Tractatus politico-juridicus,</i> Frankfurt, 1662. £1,800 to £2,200
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> MAUND, Benjamin. <i>The botanic garden,</i> London, 1825-42. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, Jun 11 - 25:</b> Willughby, Francis; John Ray (ed.). <i>Ornithologiæ libri tres</i>. London, John Martyn, 1676. £1,500 to £2,000
  • <b>Sotheby’s Online, June 18 - 28:</b> Lewis, Meriwether, and William Clark. <i>History of the Expedition Under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark, To the Sources of the Missouri…</i> 1814, first edition. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, June 18 - 28:</b> Poe, Edgar Allan. <i>Tales.</i> New York: Wiley And Putnam, 1845. First edition, first printing, first issue. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, June 18 - 28:</b> Dürer, Albrecht, and Johann Stabius. [Map of the World as a Sphere.] [Vienna,] 1781 (From Woodblocks Cut In 1515). $120,000 to $180,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, June 18 - 28:</b> Ferdinand, Franz — Lala Deen Dayal [Photographer]. VISIT OF H.I. & H.R. THE ARCHDUKE FRANZ FERDINAND OF AUSTRIA ESTE TO HYDERABAD (DECCAN), JANUARY 1893. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, June 18 - 28:</b> Lincoln, Abraham. Manuscript Letter Signed ("Yours Truly A. Lincoln") as Sixteenth President to Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles Regarding William Johnson. $200,000 to $300,000

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1 #141752 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Online bidstart 12/19 December 26, 2017 December 28, 2017 244 237 97.13% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 40,873.60 40,873.60
2 #151752 Heritage Auctions Heritage Auctions: Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 11/26 December 26, 2017 December 28, 2017 280 271 96.79% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 62,104.20 62,104.20
3 #121752 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 12/17 December 24, 2017 December 28, 2017 725 725 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 271,601.59 271,601.59
4 #161752 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 12/17 December 24, 2017 December 28, 2017 482 455 94.40% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 42,076.32 42,076.32
5 #122117 Alaska Auction Prints, Books December 21, 2017 December 28, 2017 28 21 75.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,623.80 1,623.80
6 #IT1LB Morton Subastas Books, Photographs, Prints December 21, 2017 December 28, 2017 131 13 9.92% MXN 0.05 57,300.00 75,400.00 693,300.00 50,520.00 2,526.00 7.29%
7 #88463 Aguttes The Aristophil Collections - Inaugural Sale December 20, 2017 December 26, 2017 190 127 66.84% EUR 1.2 1,935,950.00 2,811,700.00 15,530,500.00 3,791,246.00 4,511,582.74 24.41%
8 #4514 Forum Auctions in Italy Futurismo December 14, 2017 December 28, 2017 100 39 39.00% EUR 1.2 8,280.00 16,490.00 45,120.00 6,981.20 8,307.66 15.47%
9 #148a Minerva Auctions Roma Books, Autographs and Prints December 14, 2017 December 28, 2017 435 246 56.55% EUR 1.2 155,890.00 202,340.00 587,930.00 300,815.00 357,969.85 51.17%
10 #148b Minerva Auctions Roma Books, Autographs and Prints December 14, 2017 December 28, 2017 372 182 48.92% EUR 1.2 140,470.00 179,760.00 284,990.00 248,016.00 295,139.04 87.03%
11 #121417 Chiswick Auctions Books from the Library of Giancarlo Beltrame including Science, the Occult & Curiosa December 14, 2017 December 28, 2017 249 242 97.19% GBP 1.35 49,550.00 76,280.00 79,380.00 106,825.50 143,146.14 134.57%
12 #52817 Ader Old and Modern Prints December 14, 2017 December 27, 2017 359 248 69.08% EUR 1.2 185,680.00 233,970.00 349,270.00 358,149.00 426,197.31 102.54%
13 #717 Aste Bolaffi Books and Manuscripts December 13, 2017 December 28, 2017 724 488 67.40% EUR 1.2 262,016.50 262,016.50 400,806.50 424,685.00 505,375.15 105.96%
14 #4513 Forum Auctions in Italy Antiquarian and Rare Books December 13, 2017 December 28, 2017 72 72 100.00% EUR 1.2 13,510.00 23,140.00 23,140.00 7,216.80 8,588.02 31.19%
15 #52809 Ader Old and Modern Prints December 13, 2017 December 27, 2017 368 247 67.12% EUR 1.2 120,010.00 155,380.00 212,080.00 216,763.00 257,947.97 102.21%
16 #487 Soler Y Llach Antiquarian Books and Manuscripts December 12, 2017 December 28, 2017 947 365 38.54% EUR 1.2 0.00 0.00 0.00 156,652.80 186,416.85
17 #469 Mossgreen Sydney Morning Herald Photography Archive, Part 1 December 12, 2017 December 26, 2017 272 154 56.62% AUD 0.78 96,500.00 158,800.00 293,150.00 147,169.40 113,320.44 50.20%
18 #426 Mossgreen Australian History December 11, 2017 December 26, 2017 336 179 53.27% AUD 0.78 180,260.00 248,870.00 396,920.00 244,081.60 187,942.87 61.49%
19 #473 Mossgreen Collectors’ Cars & Automobilia – Featuring the Ferguson Collection of Motorsport Posters December 10, 2017 December 26, 2017 96 85 88.54% AUD 0.78 19,440.00 29,640.00 35,290.00 22,825.20 17,575.41 64.68%
20 #88319 Aguttes Manuscripts, Ancient and Modern Books, Old Papers December 5, 2017 December 26, 2017 177 139 78.53% EUR 1.2 66,570.00 93,570.00 128,490.00 110,505.00 131,500.95 86.00%
21 #120317 Carlsen Gallery Holiday Season Antique Auction December 3, 2017 December 28, 2017 14 14 100.00% USD 1.0 5,350.00 15,200.00 15,200.00 5,493.15 5,493.15 36.14%
22 #85997 Aguttes THE PATRIOTIC ICONOGRAPHY OF THE WAR 14-18 - COLLECTION A. AND H. PARENT DE CURZON September 26, 2017 December 26, 2017 83 76 91.57% EUR 1.2 24,060.00 32,110.00 34,660.00 53,809.00 64,032.71 155.25%
  • <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>Sotheby’s London: Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts and Continental and Russian Books.<br>July 3, 2018</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London, July 3:</b> The Breviary of Marie (1344-1404), Duchess of Bar, Daughter of Bonne of Luxembourg and King John II (the Good) of France, Franciscan Use, in Latin with a few rubrics in French [France (Paris), c.1360]. £500,000 to £700,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London, July 3:</b> John Chrysostom, Homilies on Matthew’s Gospel, in Greek [Byzantine Empire (Constantinople), late 9th century]. £200,000 to £300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London, July 3:</b> Bible, with prologues and interpretations of Hebrew Names, in Latin [France (Paris), c.1250]. £80,000 to £120,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London: Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts and Continental and Russian Books.<br>July 3, 2018</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London, July 3:</b> Euclides. Elementa Geometriae [Translated by Adelardus Bathoniensis, Edited by Johannes Campanus]. Vicenza: Leonardus Achates de Basilea and Guilielmus de Papia, [13 May Or 20 June] 1491. £40,000 to £60,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London, July 3:</b> Apocalypsis Sancti Johannis. Single Leaf from a Block Book [Schreiber's Edition III]. [The Netherlands, C. 1465-1470]. £15,000 to £20,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London, July 3:</b> Seneca, Lucius Annaeus. Opera Philosophica. Epistolae [Edited by Blasius Romerus]. Treviso: Bernardus De Colonia, 1478. £20,000 to £30,000
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