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A Hundred Auction Events in June

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June, a very busy month for the auctions

There are a Hundred Auctions in June [so far], vs. 86 in 2012.  During the month others will be added.

Sat. June 1st          Galerie Bassenge.  Prints [101k].  316 lots

                                    Galerie Bassenge.  Prints – session 2 [101L].  217 lots

                                    John McInnis Auctioneers.  Prints [281].  21 lots

                                    Morton Casa de Subastas.  Books, Documents and Engravings [672].  262 lots

                                    Skinner, Inc.  Fine Books and Manuscripts [2658B].  444 lots

Sun. June 2nd            Carlsen Gallery.  Prints, Photographs [60213].  16 lots

                                    National Book Auctions.  Books and Ephemera – Earhart, Antique, History, etc [06022013].

Mon. June 3rd             Neret – Minet & Tessier.  Posters [16379].  530 lots

Tues. June 4th            Archives International Auctions.  Autographs, Ephemera [60413].  82 lots

                                    Bruun Rasmussen.  Books [1323a].  218 lots

                                    Sothebys.  The Library of a Disttinguished American Book Collector [N09029].  180 lots

Wed. June 5th             Artcurial Briest-Le Fur-Poulain-F. Tajan.  Prints and Illustrated Books [21837].  342 lots

                                    Bonhams.  Prints [20738].

                                    Galerie Bassenge.  Photography from the 19th and 21st Century [101M].  452 lots

                                    Sothebys.  Music, Continental Books and Manuscripts [L13402a].

                                    Sothebys.  Highlights from the Mendham Collection:  The property of the Law Society of England and Wales [L13409].  142 lots

Thurs. June 6th          Alde.  Fine Library of an Amateur, Freemasonry, Collection about Paris [21424].

                                    AntiquarianAuctions.com.  Rare Books – internet bidding ending today.  [27].

                                    Bruun Rasmussen.  Interiors – Prints [1323b].

                                    Heritage Auctions [Ha.com].  Rare Books – internet bidding ending today [201323].

                                    Minerva Auctions Roma.  Enchantment of Art [Roma-93].

                                    Sothebys.  Music, Continental Books and Manuscripts, Day II [L13402b]

                                    Swann Galleries, Inc.  Maps, Atlases, Natural History and Historic Prints, Ephemera [2317].

Fri. June 7th                Artcurial Briest-Le Fur-Poulain-F. Tajan.  Comic Strips with L’univers du Createur de Tintin – 1st part [21838].

                                    Audap & Mirabaud.  Prints [20447].

Sat. June 8th               Artcurial Briest-Le Fur-Poulain-F. Tajan.  Comic Strips with L’univers du Createur de Tintin – 3rd  part [21882].  301 lots

                                    Artcurial Briest-Le Fur-Poulain-F. Tajan.  Comics, Illustrations – Benefiting “Douleurs sans Frontieres” Benefiting to
  “Douleurs sans Frontier [21955].

                                    Heritage Auctions.  {Ha.com].  Militaria and Civil War [6098]

Sun. June 9th              Bruun Rasmussen.  Photographs [1323c].

                                    Osenat.  French Empire at Fontainbleau [21042].

Mon. June 10th           Coutau-Begarie.  Comic Strips [61013]

Tues. June 11th          Piasa.  Books, Prints [20631].

                                    Sothebys.  Fine Books and Manuscripts, including Americana [N09066]

Wed. June 12th          Bloomsbury Auctions.  Antiquarian Books, Childrens and Illustrated [36058].

                                    Bruun Rasmussen.  Modern Prints [841].  37 lots

                                    Christies.  Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts [1176].

                                    Old World Auctions.  Antique Maps, Globes, Charts, Atlases & Vintage Graphics – internet bidding ending today [145].

                                    Rupert Toovey and Co.  Prints [1133].

Thurs. June 13th        Aguttes.  Books, Posters and Ancient Paper [21356].

                                    Heritage Auctions [HA.com].  Rare Books – internet bidding ending today [201324].

                                    PBA Galleries.  Fine Literature – Illustrated & Children’s Books – Oz:  The Collection of Ralph A. Massey [508].

                                    Sothebys.  Fine Books and Manuscripts, including Americana [N09066].

                                    Swann Galleries, Inc.  American Art [2318].

Fri. June 14th              The Romantique Agony Book and Print Auctions.  Books [51].

Sat. June 15th             Christies.  Books and Manuscripts [2800].

                                    Clars Auction Gallery.  Prints, Photographs [61513].

                                    Cornette de Saint Cyr.  Prints [21590].

                                    ERA Encheres.  Collection of 60 Atlases, Esotericism, Manuscripts, Curiosa, Old Books, Varied [21730].

                                    Pierre Berge & Associes.  Autographs and Manuscripts [15223].

                                    The Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions.  Books [51].

Sun. June 16th          Clars Auction Gallery.  Prints, Photographs [61513].

Mon. June 17th           Dorotheum.  Globes [61713].

Tues. June 18th          Christies.  Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts [8952].

                                    Henri Godts Books & Prints Auctions.  Books [61813].

                                    Pierre Berge & Associes.  Ancient and Modern Books [21791].

Wed. June 19th          Ader. Judiaca [20851].

                                    Bloomsbury Auctions.  Bibliophile [36060].

                                    Bonhams.  Books [20752].

                                    Dominic Winter Book Auctions.  Printed Books, Maps and Documents [61913]

                                    RR Auction.  Autographs [410].

                                    Skinner, Inc.  Ephemera [2660M]

                                    Sothebys.  Collection Raoul Simonsen [PF1331].

Thurs. June 20th        Christies.  The Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow Part Three:  The Baroque and Rococco Periods [2800].

                                    Dominic Winter Book Auctions.  Children’s Illustrated Books, etc [62013].

                                    Dorotheum.  Books and Decorative Prints [62013].

                                    Heritage Auctions [HA.com].  Rare Books internet bidding ending today [201325].

                                    Minerva Auctions Roma.  Books, Autographs and Prints [94].

                                    Skinner, Inc.  Ephemera [2660M].

                                    Swann Galleries, Inc.  19th and 20th Century Literature [2319].

                                    Waverly Auctions, Inc.  Quinn’s Book Sale [62013].

Fri. June 21st              Christies.  Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts including Americana [2717].

                                    Cowan’s Auctions, Inc.  American History [354].

                                    James D. Julia Auctioneers.  Advertising [343].

                                    Kiefer – Buch- und Kunstauktionen.  Rare Books [85].

Sat. June 22nd          Galerie Koller Auctions.  Modern Prints [A165].

                                    Heritage Auctions [HA.com].  Americana, Political [6096].

                                    Heritage Auctions [HA.com].  Legends of the Wild West [6101].

                                    Kiefer – Buch- und Kunstauktionen.  Rare Books [85].

Sun. June 23rd          Bonhams.  Books, Prints, Photos [20980].

                                    Pierre Berge & Associes.  Old Books/Modern [15229].

Mon. June 24th           Alde.  Ancient, and of the XIXth Books [21426].

                                    Piasa.  Photographs [20635].

Tues. June 25th          Alde.  Modern Illustrated Books [21425].

                                    Bonhams.  Books [20698].

                                    Bonhams.  Fine Books and Manuscripts [20981].

                                    Bonhams.  Northwest America and the Arctic [21309].

                                    Henri Godts Books & Prints Auctions.  Books [62513].

Wed. June 26th          Ader.  Manuscripts and Autographs [20843].

                                    Artcurial Briest-Le Fur-Poulain-F. Tajan.  Prints [21844].

                                    Bonhams.  Fine Books and Manuscripts [20981].

                                    Bonhams.  Russian Literature and Works on Paper [21421].

Thurs. June 27th        Ader.  Manuscripts and Autographs [20844].

                                    Bloomsbury Auctions.  Modern and Contemporary Prints [36059].

                                    Eldred’s.  Prints [779].

                                    Heritage Auctions [HA.com].  Rare Books internet bidding ending today [201326].

                                    PBA Galleries.  Fine & Rare Books [509].

                                    Swann Galleries.  Discovery [2320].

Fri. June 28th              Aguttes.  Books [21541].

Sat. June 29th             Alain & Evelyne Morel de Westgaver.  Books [38].
  

Sun. June 30th            Bonhams.  Prints, Books [20985].

The AE Auction Search is available at the top of all pages. 

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  • <center><b>Doyle: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake” Johnson<br>Online Only Auction ending Dec. 18</b>
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> WETZEL, CHARLES M. American Fishing Books. $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> BISSELL, ALFRED E., <i>In Pursuit of Salar.</i> $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> <i>The Settler and Sportsman in Anticosti.</i> $400 to $600
    <center><b>Doyle: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake” Johnson<br>Online Only Auction ending Dec. 18</b>
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> CARLETON, HENRY GUY, <i>Advice to Young Anglers.</i> $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> ROBINSON, ROLAND EVANS, <i>Forest and Stream Fables. By Awahsoose the Bear.</i> $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> SAWADA, KEN, <i>The Art of the Classic Salmon Fly.</i> $300 to $500
    <center><b>Doyle: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake” Johnson<br>Online Only Auction ending Dec. 18</b>
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> SOUTHARD, CHARLES ZIBEON, <i>The Evolution of Trout and Trout Fishing in America.</i> $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> SOUTHARD, CHARLES ZIBEON, <i>Trout Fly-Fishing in America.</i> $400 to $600
  • <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:</b> Jean de Mandeville, <i>Reysen und Wanderschafften durch das Gelobte Land,</i> Strassburg, 1488. Sold for $106,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> José González Cabrera Bueno, <i>Navegación Especulativa, y Práctica,</i> Manila, 1734. Sold for $55,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Francis W. Winton, manuscript on pow-wows with indigenous Canadians, 1881. Sold for $65,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Louise Bourgeois, <i>He Disappeared Into Complete Silence,</i> portfolio with complete text & 9 engravings, 1947. Sold for $413,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Erich Maria Remarque, <i>All Quiet on the Western Front,</i> first American edition, Boston, 1929. Sold for $9,375.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Sir William Russell Flint, gouache & watercolor illustration for Homer's <i>Odyssey,</i> 1924. Sold for $22,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Kurt Vonnegut, archive of 12 letters, signed to his family, 6 illustrated, 1930s-40s. Sold for $12,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Oscar Wilde, <i>Lady Windermere's Fan,</i> first edition, presentation copy, signed & inscribed, London, 1893. Sold for $27,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Emil Cardinaux, <i>St. Moritz,</i> 1918. Sold for $17,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> R.J. Waters, 3 panoramas of the San Francisco earthquake & fire, 1906. Sold for $21,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Album with 200 cartes-de-visite, including images by Felice Beato, John Thompson & F.W. Sutton, Japan & China, 1863-69. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Thomas Paine, <i>The American Crisis,</i> Fishkill, NY, December 1776. Sold for $40,000.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s New York<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts Online<br>Ending December 17</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies…</i> The Second Impression. 1632. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> GEORGE CURZON, 1ST MARQUESS CURZON OF KEDLESTON. “Curzon Tiger Hunt.” [India: circa 1901]. 120 albumen photographs. $3,000 to $5,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> (CASSADY, NEAL). Kerouac, Jack. <i>On the Road.</i> New York: Viking Press, 1957. Inscribed. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> VEGA, JOSEPH PENSO DE LA. <i>Confusion de Confusiones. Dialogos curiosos entre un Philosopho agudo, un Mercader discrete...</i> Amsterdam, 1688. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> RACKHAM, ARTHUR — [WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE]. "The Moon Like to a Silver Bow New-Bent in Heaven," original illustration for <i>A Midsummer Night's Dream.</i> $12,000 to $18,000
  • <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> KNIGHT, HILARY. The Original Portrait of Eloise that Hung at the Plaza Hotel. $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> WARHOL, ANDY. "Iced Lemon Delight," an Original Watercolor Presented to Hilary Knight's cat, Phoebe $8,000 to 12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> SENDAK, MAURICE. <i>Where the Wild Things Are.</i> PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED with drawing to Hilary Knight in the month following publication. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> NOLAND, KENNETH. Original circle painting, untitled, acrylic and ink on cloth, for cover of monograph $8,000 to 12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> TOULOUSE-LAUTREC. <i>Histoires Naturelles,</i> 1899. With 22 original lithographs. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>A Collection of Poems,</i> [1711]. The first authoritative and complete collected Sonnets.$15,000 to 20,000
    <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> LONDON, JACK. <i>The Call of the Wild.</i> 1903. First edition, first state jacket. $2,000 to 3,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> FROST, ROBERT. Autograph Manuscript of "Build Soil," 12 pp, 1932-1936. $15,000 to 20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> GOULD, GLENN. Glenn Gould's extensively annotated copy of Bach's Goldberg Variations $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> PLATH, SYLVIA. EARLY Autograph Letter Signed, about her beginnings as a writer, Northampton, MA, 1951. $7,000 to 10,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> HOUDINI, HARRY. A collection of 11 cast iron shackle and lock items from Houdini's personal collection. $20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> M4 ENGIMA MACHINE, with very rare RARE HYDRA KEY ENVELOPE. $400,000 to 600,000

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