• <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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Forum Auctions in Italy: Antiquarian and Rare Books

Auction Reports

Auction Name Antiquarian and Rare Books Total Sales (EUR) 7,216.80
Auction Date 12/13/2017 - 12/13/2017 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 13,510.00
Sale Number #4513 High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 23,140.00
Total Lots 72
Sold Lots 72 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 13,510.00
% of Lots Sold 100.00% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 23,140.00
Unsold Lots 0 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 31.19%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
14 Buffier Claude.

Geografia Universale. Lotto di 4 edizioni

EUR 350.00 - 700.00 EUR 620.00
47 Martineau du Plessis Denis.

Metodo per istudiare la geografia, in cui si da un'esatta descrizione dell'universo, estratta da migliori autori, e formata sulle osservazioni de i signori dell'Accademia Reale delle Scienze, con un discorso preliminare su lo studio di questa scienza...

1738 EUR 300.00 - 600.00 EUR 570.40
29

Geografia: tre edizioni del Settecento.

EUR 400.00 - 500.00 EUR 520.80
48 Martineau du Plessis Denis.

Metodo per istudiare la geografia, in cui si da un'esatta descrizione dell'Universo, estratta da migliori autori, e formata sulle osservazioni de i signori dell'Accademia Reale delle Scienze. Con un discorso preliminare su lo studio di questa scienza...

1739-1740. EUR 300.00 - 600.00 EUR 297.60
27

Album a leporello con 50 fotografie originali.

1880 ca. EUR 600.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 272.80
64 Redi Francesco.

Osservazioni di Francesco Redi accademico della Crusca intorno agli animali viventi che si trovano negli animali viventi.

1684 EUR 300.00 - 400.00 EUR 235.60
25 Figatelli Giuseppe Maria.

Retta linea gnomonica... Overo brevissima estensione instruttiva fra die punti di chiarezza, e facilità per delineare Horologi Horizontali. verticali, e Riflessi..

1667 EUR 200.00 - 200.00 EUR 223.20
39

Liturgici: Cinque Missali del Seicento e Settecento in tre volumi.

EUR 700.00 - 900.00 EUR 210.80
41

Liturgico: due testi religiosi settecenteschi in legatura coeva

EUR 300.00 - 400.00 EUR 198.40
43 Loschi Alfonso.

Compendi Historici... In questa sesta impressione regolati, & accresciuti dall'Autore con l'aggionta de più memorabili successi di Europa, e Levante sino l'anno 1663.

1668 EUR 150.00 - 300.00 EUR 198.40
34 Hippocrates.

Opera, quibus addidimus Commentaria Ioan. Marinelli, in quibus morbi omnes, eorumque causae, signa, accurationes, quae in Libris Hip. dispersim scribuntur, una copulantur, atque tractantur...

1679 EUR 150.00 - 250.00 EUR 186.00
63 Possevino Antonio.

Iudicium de Nuae militis Galli, Ioannis Bodini, Philippi Mornaei, Nicolai Machiavelli & Antimachiavelli quibusdam scriptis...Item Defensio veritatis adversus assertiones Catholicae fidei repugnantes.

1594 EUR 400.00 - 800.00 EUR 173.60
13 Brockedon William.

Road Book, from London to Naples Illustrated with Engravings by W. and E. Finden.

1835 EUR 150.00 - 300.00 EUR 161.20
46 Manoscritto.

Papa Urbano VIII manda il cavalier Zambeccari suo confidentissimo in Francia con vincolo d'integra fedeltà che gli avvisa quello dicevano gl'heretici di lui, de nipoti e del governo del suo pontificato.

EUR 200.00 - 400.00 EUR 161.20
38

Liturgia: lotto composto da un Missale settecentesco e un Uffizio della Settimana Santa settecentesco

EUR 200.00 - 300.00 EUR 148.80
44 Lucretius Carus Titus.

Di Tito Lucrezio Caro Della natura delle cose libri sei tradotti in verso sciolto da Alessandro Marchetti.

1761 EUR 150.00 - 300.00 EUR 148.80
49

Mascalcia: lotto comprendente tre opere del Settecento

EUR 400.00 - 500.00 EUR 148.80
20

Corpus juris civilis Romani, in quo institutiones, digesta ad codicem Florentinum emendata, codex & novellæ, nec non Justiniani edicta, Leonis & aliorum imperatorum novellæ, ...

1726 EUR 250.00 - 350.00 EUR 136.40
67 Rousseau Jean-Jacques.

Discours sur l'Origine et les Fondemens de l'Inégalité parmi les Hommes...

EUR 100.00 - 200.00 EUR 136.40
15 Calvi Donato.

Scena letteraria de gli scrittori bergamaschi aperta alla curiosità de suoi concittadini dal reu.mo p. Donato Calui da Bergamo ..

1664 EUR 150.00 - 250.00 EUR 124.00
53 Noodt Gerhardt.

Opera omnia, ab ipso recognita, aucta, emendata, multis in locis, atque in duos tomos distributa, quorum prior quae contineat, pagina post praefationem sequens indicabit.

1784 EUR 150.00 - 300.00 EUR 117.80
57 Parini Giuseppe.

Il mattino. Poemetto.

1763 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 111.60
11 Bettinelli Saverio.

Del Risorgimento d'Italia negli Studj nelle Arti e ne' Costumi dopo il Mille... Parte Prima Degli Studj [-Parte Seconda Dell'Arti e de' Costumi].

1775 EUR 150.00 - 300.00 EUR 105.40
1 Alamanni Luigi.

Opere toscane di Luigi Alamanni al Christianissimo rè Francesco Primo.

1532 EUR 100.00 - 200.00 EUR 99.20
12 Bosman Willem.

Viaggio in Guinea, contenente un'esatta descrizione, della Storia Naturale, del Traffico delle Terre littorali; la religione, il governo, ed i costumi con altre rarità...

1752-1754. EUR 200.00 - 400.00 EUR 99.20
  • <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: Fine Books and Manuscripts. June 12, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Ortelius. Theatrum orbis terrarum. Antwerp, 1570. FIRST EDITION. $50,000 to $80,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Shakespeare, William. The Tragedie of Julius Caesar. London, 1623. 1st appearance in print, Complete from the First Folio. $50,000 to $70,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Ernst, Max. Mr. Knife and Miss Fork. Paris, 1932. DELUXE EDITION. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts. June 12, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Cage, John. Autograph musical leaf from his Concert for Piano and Orchestra, NY, 1958. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Einstein, Albert. Signed Passport Photo for his US citizenship application. Bermuda, 1935. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Verard, Antoine. Illuminated printed Book of Hours. Paris, 1507. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts. June 12, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Wetterkurzschlussel. German Weather Report Codebook - for Enigma use. Berlin, 1942. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Morelos y Pavon, Jose Maria. Autograph letter signed to El Virrey Venegas, February 5, 1812. $7,000 to $10,000
    <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts. June 12, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Milne, A.A. Complete set of Winnie-the-Pooh books. 4 volumes. All first issue points. London, 1924-1928. $6,000 to $9,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> A 48-star American Flag, battle worn flown at Guadalcanal and Peleliu, 1942-1944. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12:</b> Locke, John. Autograph Letter Signed mourning the death of his friend, William Molyneaux, 2 pp, October 27, 1698. $7,000 to $10,000
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