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Articles - June - 2013 Issue

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. 

Rare Book Monthly

  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Eric Carle, <i>The Very Hungry Caterpillar,</i> hand-painted collage. Sold for a record $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Charles Addams, <i>Couple passing a giant bird house,</i> watercolor cartoon for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1948. Sold for $16,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Miriam Troop, <i>Rain on Laundry Day,</i> oil on canvas, cover for <i>The Saturday Evening Post,</i> 1940. Sold for $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Rockwell Kent, <i>To All Fascists,</i> ink broadside for The League of American Writers, circa 1937. Sold for $6,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Jo Mielziner, <i>Pet Shop Drop,</i> backdrop design for <i>Pal Joey</i> on Broadway, 1940. Sold for a record $55,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Lee Brown Coye, acrylic cover illustration for the 25th anniversary of <i>Weird Tales,</i> 1944. Sold for $18,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Virgil Finlay, <i>The Outsider & Others,</i> pen & ink dust jacket illustration for H.P. Lovecraft's book, 1939. Sold for $5,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Al Hirschfeld, <i>Paul Robeson as Othello,</i> illustration for <i>The New York Times,</i> 1942. Sold for $68,750
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Frederic Remington, pen & ink illustration for <i>A Scout with the Buffalo Soldiers</i> in <i>The Century</i> magazine, 1889. Sold for $17,500.
  • <b>Bonhams, Sep. 17:</b> EARLY AVIATION PHOTOGRAPHY ARCHIVE. Chronicling 20th century aviation from the earliest Wright Brothers images through commercial and military applications. $50,000 to $70,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 17:</b> FIRST TELEPHONE CALL TO THE MOON. Partial transcription signed by Apollo 11 astronauts and President Nixon. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 17:</b> SPUTNIK-1 EMC/EMI LAB MODEL, 1957. Full scale vintage test model of the Sputnik-1 satellite, Moscow, [February, 1957]. $400,000 to $600,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 17:</b> Apollo 11 Beta cloth crew emblem, SIGNED BY THE ENTIRE APOLLO 11 CREW. $8,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 17:</b> GEMINI 1/8 SCALE MODEL. Rarely seen large-scale contractor's model. $3,000 to $5,000
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> SMITH, CHRISTOPHER WEBB. 1793-1871. <i>Indian Ornithology.</i> [Patna, India]: 1828. $50,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DUPRÉ, LOUIS. 1789-1837. <i>Voyage à Athènes et à Constantinople, ou Collection de portraits, vues et costumes grecs et ottomans.</i> Paris: Dondey-Dupré, 1825. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> ADAMS, JOHN. Autograph Letter Signed ("J Adams"), [to Dr. Perkins?] while recovering from his small pox inoculation, [late-April, 1764]. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> AUSTEN, JANE. Autograph Letter Signed ("J. Austen"), to her sister Cassandra, 4 pp, "Thursday – after dinner," [September 16, 1813,] Henrietta St. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. 1785-1851. <i>The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories.</i> New York & Philadelphia: J.J. Audubon & J.B. Chevalier, 1840-1844. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DODWELL, EDWARD. 1767-1832. <i>Views in Greece.</i> London: Rodwell and Martin, 1821. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> JAMES, JESSE. Autograph Letter Signed ("Jesse W. James"), to Mr. Flood demanding Flood retract spurious accusations, 3 pp, June 5, 1875. $200,000 to $300,000.

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