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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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  • <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Helvelius. Two Autograph Letters Signed to Francis Aston, Royal Society Secretary, noting his feud with Robert Hooke, 5 pp total, 1685. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Newton, Isaac. Autograph manuscript on God, 4 pp, c.1710, "In the beginning was the Word...."?$100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. First edition, first issue. Untrimmed copy in contemporary boards. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Lincoln, Abraham. Signed photograph, beardless portrait with Civil War provenance. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> IMPEACHMENT. Original engrossed copy of the first Andrew Johnson impeachment resolution vote. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Mucha, Alphonse. 11 original pencil drawings for?<i>Andelicek z Baroku,</i> "Litte Baroque Angel," Prague, 1929. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Einstein, Albert. Annotated Galley Proofs for <i>The Meaning of Relativity.</i> 1921. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Silverstein, Shel. Original maquette for <i>The Giving Tree,</i> 34 original drawings. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Roth, Philip. Typed Manuscript with substantial autograph corrections for an unpublished sequel to <i>The Breast.</i> $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Taupin, Bernie. Autograph Manuscript, the original draft of lyrics for Elton John's "Candle in the Wind," 2 pp, 1973. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> HARVEY, WILLIAM. <i>De Motu Cordis et Sanguinis in Animalibus Anatomica Exercitatio.</i> Padua: 1643. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> CESALPINO, ANDREA. <i>Peripateticarum Quaestionum Libri Quinque.</i> Venice: 1571. $30,000 to $40,000.
  • <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Leon TOLSTOÏ. <i>Anna Karenina.</i> Moscou, 1878. First and full edition of the Russian novel, in the author’s language.<br>Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Mark TWAIN. <i>Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade).</i> New York, 1885. First American edition.<br>Est. 5 000 / 6 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Walt WHITMAN. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn, New York, 1856. Second edition gathering 32 poems. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Karen BLIXEN. <i>Out of Africa.</i> Londres, 1937. First edition in the UK, before Danish translation and American release.<br>Est. 1 500 / 2 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Ernest HEMINGWAY. <i>A Farewell to Arms.</i> New York, 1929. First edition with $2.50 on the dust and A on the copyright page.<br>Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Ulysses.</i> Paris, Shakespeare and Company, 1922. First edition published by Sylvia Beach. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Dubliners.</i> Londres, 1914. First edition. Nice copy in publisher’s cardboard. Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Franz KAFKA. 8 novels in German first edition, published in München, Leipzig and Berlin 1916-1931. Est. from 300 / 400 to 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> David Herbert LAWRENCE. <i>Lady Chatterley's Lover.</i> Florence, 1928. Privately printed first edition. Est. 4 000 / 5 000 €
    John STEINBECK. <i>The Grapes of Wrath.</i> New York, 1939. First edition. Nice copy with $2.75 on the cover. Est. 1 000 / 1 200 €
  • <center><b>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana<br>February 20, 2020</b>
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Harriet Tubman Cabinet Card by H.S. Squyer, Auburn, NY, 1892. $10,000 to $15,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Scarce <i>Events of the Tulsa Disaster,</i> First Edition, 1922. $4,000 to $6,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Unpublished CDV of Frederick Douglass by Benjamin F. Smith, 1864. $3,000 to $5,000
    <center><b>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana<br>February 20, 2020</b>
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> California Imprint of <i>President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation</i> Broadside, 1864. $10,000 to $15,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> John C.H. Grabill Cabinet Card of Buffalo Soldier Wearing Buffalo Coat, ca 1886. $8,000 to $10,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Rare <i>What Mrs. Fisher Knows About Old Southern Cooking,</i> 2nd Cookbook Published by African American. $6,000 to $8,000
    <center><b>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana<br>February 20, 2020</b>
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Frederick Douglass Walking Stick, 1888. $3,000 to $5,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Only Known Slave Narrative Published Independently in California, <i>Life and Adventures of James Williams.</i> $2,000 to $4,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Rare First Edition of History of Black Literature, Abbé Grégoire <i>De La Littérature des Nègres</i>. $2,500 to $3,000
    <center><b>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana<br>February 20, 2020</b>
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> African American Soldier and Medal of Honor Winner Christian A. Fleetwood CDV, PLUS. $8,000 to $10,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Jack Johnson vs. Jim Jeffries Pennant, 1910 Reno, Nevada. $2,000 to $4,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Joe Gans Photograph at 1906 Goldfield, Nevada Fight by Percy Dana. $600 to $800
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Francis Scott Key, <i>Star Spangled Banner,</i> first printing, c. 1814-16. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> William Sydney Porter, a.k.a. “O. Henry,” archive of drawings made to illustrate a lost mining memoir, c. 1883-84. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> [Bay Psalm Book], printed for Hezekiah Usher of Boston, Cambridge, c. 1648-65. $50,000 to $75,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Book of Mormon, first edition, Palmyra, 1830. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>Noticia estraordinario,</i> probable first announcement in Mexico City of the fall of the Alamo, 1836. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Patrick Gass, first edition of earliest first-hand account of the Lewis and Clarke expedition, Pittsburgh, 1807. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Diploma from the Princeton Class of 1783, commencement attended by Washington & Continental Congress. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>Sprague Light Cavalry!</i> color-printed broadside, NY, 1863. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>The Lincoln & Johnson Union Campaign Songster,</i> Philadelphia, 1864. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Lucy Parsons, labor organizer, albumen cabinet card, New York, 1886. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Daniel L.F. Swift, journal as third mate on a Pacific Whaling voyage, 1848-1850. $3,000 to $4,0000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Two photos of Thomas Moran, Grand Canyon, silver prints, 1901. $1,500 to $2,500.

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