• <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
  • <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>Swann Auction Galleries June 21:</b> Thomas Paine, Autograph Letter Signed to Ira Allen, on a rendezvous at the Boston–a Paris café for political exiles, 1790s. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 21:</b> Paul Revere, Autograph Document Signed, certifying the discharge of a captain from his regiment, 1779. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 21:</b> Pay order to express rider Jonathan Park to warn Congress of arriving British warships, 1776. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 21:</b> Thomas Jefferson, Autograph Letter Signed to Thomas Sim Lee, stating that the government is not authorized to intervene in the Citizen Genêt affair, 1793. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 21:</b> George Washington, Letter Signed to Nathanael Greene, suggesting a way to obtain money for the Continental Army, 1780. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 21:</b> Andrew Jackson, Autograph Letter Signed to Senator John H. Eaton, on the Seminole Wars & Spain’s duplicity, 1819. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 21:</b> Harry S. Truman, Photograph Signed and Inscribed, showing a false newspaper headline about the 1948 presidential election. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 21:</b> Benjamin Franklin, vellum Document Signed, as President of the Supreme Executive Council of PA, 1786. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 21:</b> Henry Dearborn, two Autograph Manuscript items including a drawing of Bunker’s Hill, unsigned, 1818. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries June 21:</b> Andrew Jackson, <i>A New Map of the United States,</i> lithograph, circa 1828. $3,000 to $4,000.
  • <b>Cowan’s Auctions: American History - Premier Auction. June 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> General George Custer's Officer, James McLean Steele, 1868-1869 Diary. $30,000 - $50,000
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> Exceptionally Rare Anti-Slavery Broadside, “A Crusade Against Slavery”. $4,000 - $6,000
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> Revolutionary War General Richard Montgomery, Exceptionally Rare War-Date ANS. $4,000 - $6,000
    <b>Cowan’s Auctions: American History - Premier Auction. June 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> Albumen Photograph of the "Scouts of the Plains," from Cody's Personal Collection. $8,000 - $10,000
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> Jefferson Davis, CDV, Signed and Dated to his Imprisonment in Fortress Monroe. $4,000 - $6,000
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> Robert E. Lee, CDV Signed Twice. $2,000 - $4,000
    <b>Cowan’s Auctions: American History - Premier Auction. June 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> “Si Clack: Co. Q, 100th Indiana Vols.,” Written & Illustrated by Civil War Veteran, P.M. Radford. $2,500 - $3,500
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> General Meade Inspecting the 5th Corps, Civil War-Era Sketch by Alfred R. Waud. $2,000 - $3,000
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> Rare Huey Newton Black Panther Party Poster. $3,000 - $5,000
    <b>Cowan’s Auctions: American History - Premier Auction. June 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> Lloyd's New Political Chart, 1861. $800 - $1,200
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> William J. Ferguson, “Our American Cousin” Cast Member, Lincoln Assassination Archive. $8,000 - $10,000
    <b>Cowan’s, June 22:</b> Albert Einstein, Signed Photograph in his Favorite Leather Jacket. $2,000 - $4,000
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Auction Name Online Sale: Prints - Internet bidstart 10/27 Total Sales (USD) 36,113.30
Auction Date 11/04/2017 - 11/04/2017 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 26,150.00
Sale Number #366 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 50,700.00
Total Lots 46
Sold Lots 46 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 26,150.00
% of Lots Sold 100.00% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 50,700.00
Unsold Lots 0 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 71.23%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
129 Henri Marie Raymond de Toulouse-Lautrec (French, 1864-1901)

"La Revue Blanche" (Adriani 130, Delteil 355, Wittrock P16B),

1895 USD 10,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 11,800.00
144 Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985)

"L'aigle, la Laie et la Chatte" (The Eagle, the Wild Sow, and the Cat), from "Jean de La Fontaine Fables"

1952 USD 700.00 - 1,000.00 USD 1,563.50
152 Tamara de Lempicka (Polish, 1898–1980)

"Lady in Lace"

1972 USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 1,563.50
135 John Marin (American, 1870-1953)

"Downtown, the El"

1921 USD 1,500.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,416.00
133 Henri Matisse (French, 1869-1954)

"Danseuse Bleue" from "The Blue Nudes"

1952 USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 1,191.80
134 Henri Matisse (French, 1869-1954)

"Danseuse Bleue" from "The Blue Nudes"

1952 USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 1,062.00
139 Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)

"Le Vieux Roi (The Old King)" from series "Le Patrioté at Nice"

1959 USD 600.00 - 1,200.00 USD 914.50
189 Bernard Buffet (French, 1928-1999)

"Le Jardin de L'Eveche, Notre Dame"

1968 USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 908.60
165 Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989)

"The Overseer" from Ivanhoe suite,

1977 USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 826.00
156 Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989)

"The Laurels of Happiness" from "After 50 Years of Surrealism" Suite,

1974 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 796.50
142 Georges Braque (French, 1882-1963)

"Marine Noire"

ca 1960 USD 600.00 - 1,200.00 USD 708.00
163 Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989)

"The Vision of the angel of Cup Creus (The Thumb)"

1979 USD 300.00 - 600.00 USD 684.40
167 Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989)

"I went down to the garden of nuts to see the fruits...." from "Song of Songs of Solomon"

1971 USD 250.00 - 500.00 USD 660.80
149 Norman Rockwell (American, 1894-1978)

"Catching the Big One"

1978 USD 300.00 - 600.00 USD 625.40
161 Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989)

"Le Corbeau et le Renard (The raven and the fox)" from "Le Bestiarire de La Fontaine"

1974 USD 300.00 - 600.00 USD 625.40
174 John McCrady (American, 1911-1968)

"Swing Low Sweet Chariot"

1941 USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 613.60
162 Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989)

"Le Coch et le Mouche (The coach and the fly)" from "Le Bestiarire de La Fontaine"

1974 USD 300.00 - 600.00 USD 601.80
126 Mary Cassatt (American, 1844-1926)

“Margot Wearing a Bonnet”,

1902, 1923 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 590.00
158 Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989)

"Les Chants de Maldoror" by "Comte de Lautreamont".

USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 590.00
157 Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989)

"A Shattering Entrance to the USA" from "After 50 Years of Surrealism"

1974 USD 300.00 - 600.00 USD 578.20
159 Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989)

"Les Animaux Malades de la Peste (The animals ill with the plague)" from "Le Bestiarire de La Fontaine"

1974 USD 300.00 - 600.00 USD 519.20
160 Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989)

"Le Cerf Malade (The sick deer)" from "Le Bestiarire de La Fontaine"

1974 USD 300.00 - 600.00 USD 507.40
164 Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989)

"King Richard (King of Swords)" from Ivanhoe suite,

1977 USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 495.60
132 Henri Matisse (French, 1869-1954)

"Femme bleue assise 4 (Seated Blue Nude 4)" from "The Blue Nudes"

1952 USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 495.00
170 Victor Vasarely (French, 1908-1997)

"Zebras"

1989 USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 483.80
  • <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>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
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