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Articles - September - 2013 Issue

Auctions in September

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A snapshot of a busy month

As the fall calendar takes shape there are 53 events scheduled and invariably many more that will be announced soon.  Here is an overview but also check the auction calendar for more events and the full contents of sales as they are posted.

 

Sun. Sept. 1st       

Heritage Auctions {HA.com].  Weekly Comics sale ending today.

Heritage Auctions [HA.com].  Weekly Posters Sale ending today.

 

Tues. Sept. 3rd       

Bruun Rasmussen.  Books and Manuscripts [1336].  215 lots

 

Wed. Sept. 4th       

Lyon and Turnbull.  Rare Books, Maps and Manuscripts [391].  485 lots

Old World Auctions.  Antique Maps, Globes, Atlases & Vintage Graphics [146].  852 lots

 

Thurs. Sept. 5th     

Heritage Auctions.  Rare Books internet bidding ending today [201336].

AntiquarianAuctions.com.  Rare Books internet bidding ending today. [29].

 

Sat. Sept 7th         

Bonhams.  The Beaulieu Sale., Collector’s Motor Cars, Motorcycles & Automobilia [20930].  73 lots

Clars Auction Gallery.  Prints, Photographs [90813].  56 lots

 

Tues. Sept. 10th     

Bonhams.  Books [20706].  40 lots

Freeman’s.  Photographs and Photobooks [1467].

Clars Auction Gallery. 

 

Wed. Sept. 11th     

Rupert Toovey and Co.  Prints [1153].

 

Thurs. Sept. 12th     

PBA Galleries.  California and the American West [515]

Swann Galleries.  19th and 20th Century Prints [2322]

Heritage Auctions.  Rare Books – internet bidding ending today [201337].

 

Fri. Sept. 13th         

Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society.  Rare and Used Books [91313].

 

Sat. Sept. 14th         

Neal Auction Company.  Books [91413].

ERA Encheres.  Ancient Books and Manuscripts [22885].   317 lots

 

Sun. Sept. 15th         

Neal Auction Company.  Books [91413].

National Book Auctions.  Books, Art, Ephemera, and Collectible [91513]

 

Mon. Sept. 16th         Dorotheum.  Posters, Advertising Art, Comics, Film and Photohistory

 

Tues. Sept. 17th         Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints [L1316].

 

Wed. Sept. 18th          Bonhams.  Prints, featuring works of John Piper [20739].  341 lots

                                    RR Auctions.  Rare Manuscript, Document & Autograph [414]

                                    Christies.  Modern and Contemporary Prints [1144].

                                    Morton Casa de Subastas.  Documents, Prints and Books [682].

                                    Tajan.  Manuscripts and Autographs [9844].

 

Thurs. Sept. 19th        Christies.  Prints and Multiples [9401].

                                    Heritage Auctions.  Rare Books internet bidding ending today [201338].

                                    Waverly Auctions.  Rare Books [257].

 

Fri. Sept 20th              Koller Auctions.  Old Master Drawings and Prints [A166a].  93

 lots

                                    Koller Auctions.  Old Master Prints [W238]

                                    Skinner.  Fine Prints and Photographs [2673B].

 

Sat. Sept. 21st             Koller Auctions.  Books and Autographs [A166b].  670 lots

                                    Heritage Auctions [HA.com].  Americana, Political [6104].

                                    Eldred’s.  Prints, Books [786].

 

Mon. Sept. 23rd          Cowans Auctions.  American History [372].

 

Wed. Sept. 25th          Christies.  Kate Moss – The Collection – Curated by Gert Elfering [1192].

                                    Kapandji Morhange.  Comic Strips [17010].

                                    Dominic Winter Book Auctions.  Printed Books, Maps and Documents [92513].

 

Thurs. Sept. 26th        Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers.  Books [92613].

                                    Leslie Hindman Auctioneers.  Prints [283].

                                    Freemans.  Books amnd Manuscripts [1470].

                                    Christies.  Prints [9939].

                                    Heritage Auctions [HA.com].  Rare Books Internet bidding ending today [201339]

                                    RR Auction.  Marvels of Modern Music Auction [415].

                                    PBA Auctions.  Fine and Rare Books [516].

 

Fri. Sept. 27th             Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers.  Books [92613].

                                    Freemans.  Maps, Posters and other Graphics [1471].

                                    Venator and Hanstein.  Books – Prints and Drawings – Autographs [128].

 

Sat. Sept. 28th             Venator and Hanstein.  Modern and Contemporary Prints and Drawings – Modern Literature on Art [129].

 

Sun. Sept. 29th           Bonhams.  Prints, Books [21005].

 

Here is a link to the auction search.

 

Rare Book Monthly

  • <b>Chiswick Auctions: Autographs & Memorabilia. February 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Feb 28:</b> Autograph album featuring signatures by prominent actors, politicians, musicians and authors, including Rudolph Valentino. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Feb 28:</b> An extremely rare working radio script for Crazy People No 29, the first series of <i>The Goon Show.</i> £600 to £800
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Feb 28:</b> Manuscript prayer book, in German. 8vo, 1755 £800 to £1,200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Feb 28:</b> Italian Manuscript on Geometry, with diagrams, 18th century. £500 to £700
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Ornithology, Zoology & Voyages. February 27, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Feb 27:</b> Thorburn (Archibald). Sparrowhawk, original watercolour & gouache, signed & dated lower right, 1917. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Feb 27:</b> Burton (Sir Richard Francis). <i>Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Meccah.</i> 3 vol., FIRST EDITION, 1855-56. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Feb 27:</b> [Mount (Richard) & Page (Thomas)]. <i>The English Pilot. Describing the Sea-Coasts…</i> 31 engraved maps, W. & J. Mount, T. Page, 1756 £4000 to £6000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Ornithology, Zoology & Voyages. February 27, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Feb 27:</b> D’apres De Mannevillette (Jean-Baptiste Nicolas Denis). <i>Le Neptune Oriental.</i> Paris & Brest, [1775 – 1781]. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Feb 27:</b> Loring (Josiah). Terrestrial Globe Containing all the Late Discoveries and Geographical Improvements. Boston, Gilman Joslin, 1846, £800 to £1,200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Feb 27:</b> Shelley (G. E., Capt.). <i>A Monograph of the Nectariniidae, or Family of Sun-birds,</i> FIRST EDITION, by the Author, 1876-80. £4,000 to £6,000
  • <b>Bonhams: Treasures from the Eric C. Caren Collection: How History Unfolds on Paper, Part VII (Online). March 6-14, 2019</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Albert Einstein A remarkable letter on God in English, one of his most eloquent and quoted, 1 p, July 2, 1945. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Benjamin Lincoln's commission as Major General in the Continental Army, February 19th, 1777. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Broadside. A Poem Upon the Bloody Engagement That Was Fought on Bunker's-Hill. 1775. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Early, full printing of the Star-Spangled Banner in The Yankee, October 7, 1814. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Paul Revere. Engraving, “The Boston Massacre Perpetrated on March 5, 1770," in <i>Massachusett's Calendar 1772.</i> $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Bonhams: Treasures from the Eric C. Caren Collection: How History Unfolds on Paper, Part VII (Online). March 6-14, 2019</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Earliest known newspaper coverage of Babe Ruth, "a St Mary's schoolboy," Baltimore, April 4, 1914. $6,000 to $9,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Franklin, Benjamin. <i>The Independent Whig.</i> First Magazine Published in America, Philadelphia: Keimer, 1723-4. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Smith, Joseph. <i>The Book of Mormon.</i> Palmyra: Printed by E.B. Grandin for the Author, 1830. First printing. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Last Words of Joseph Smith. Autograph Letter Signed from a Mormon disciple, conveying a contemporary account of the Prophet's final words, Nauvoo, July 27, 1844. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> John Brown's Body. Autograph Letter Signed from the daughter of John Brown attempting to arrange the return of her father's body, North Elba, Essex Co, NY, November 29, 1859. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Powell Expedition. Autograph diary of Rhodes C. Allen kept during the Powell Expedition of 1868, June 29, 1868 - November 16, 1868. $20,000 to $40,000
  • <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Walt Whitman. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> First edition, first issue, SIGNED in block letters by Whitman. 1855. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Isaac Newton's copy of John Greave's <i>Pyramidographia,</i> London, 1646. $50,000 to $70,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Colonel John Mosby. Robert E. Lee's autograph letter to Samuel Cooper reporting on Mosby's exploits, with Cooper's autograph note ordering his appointment to Major.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Gyula Halasz Brassai. Large archive of autograph and typed letters, over 260, to his family including his wife Gilberte, 1947-1978. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Archive of drawings and letters from Harper Lee to Charles Carruth, including an inscribed first edition of <i>To Kill a Mockingbird.</i> $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 11:</b> VESALIUS, ANDREAS. 1514-1564. <i>De humani corporis fabrica libri septem.</i> Basel: Johannes Oporinus, June 1543. $300,000 to $500,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 11:</b> HARVEY, WILLIAM. 1578-1657. <i>De motu cordis & sanguinis in animalibus Anatomica Exercitatio.</i> Leiden: Joannis Maire, 1639. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 11:</b> BERENGARIO DA CARPI, GIACOMO. 1460-1530. <i>Isagogae breves perlucide ac uberrimae in Anatomiam humani corporis.</i> Bologna: Benedictus Hectoris, 15 July 1523. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Bonhams NY, Mar 11:</b> FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN. 1706-1790. <i>Experiments and Observations on Electricity, made at Philadelphia in America…</i> London, 1769. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams NY, Mar 11:</b> BENIVIENI, ANTONIO. 1443-1502. <i>De abditis nonnullis ac mirandis morborum et sanationum causis.</i>Florence: Filippo Giunta, 1507. $8,000 to $12,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 7:</b> Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, <i>El Ingenioso Hildalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha . . . Nueva Edición,</i> first Ibarra edition, Madrid, 1780. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 7:</b> Illuminated Prayer Book in Latin and French, France, 1530-40s. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 7:</b> Illuminated Book of Hours in Latin, France, mid-15th century. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 7:</b><br><i>Die Ernsthaffte Christenpflicht,</i> earliest known edition of the first complete Mennonite prayer book, 1708. $300 to $500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 7:</b> Georg Agricola, <i>De ortu & causis subterraneorum Lib V.,</i> first edition, Basel, 1546. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 7:</b> Frederick Ruysch, <i>Icon durae matris in concava [convexa] superficie visae,</i> with 2 mezzotints by Jan Ladmiral, first edition, Amsterdam, 1737. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 7:</b> Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, <i>Eine Neue Art von Strahlen,</i> Würzburg, 1895. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 7:</b> Pietro Carrera, <i>Il Gioco de gli Scacchi,</i> first edition, Militello, 1617. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 7:</b> William Lithgow, <i>The Totall Discourse, of the Rare Adventures</i> [etc.], London, 1632. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 7:</b> Michel de Nostradamus, <i>The True Prophecies or Prognostications,</i> first complete edition in English, London, 1672. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 7:</b> Pseudo-Methodius, <i>De revelatione facta . . . beato Methodio,</i> Basel, 1504. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 7:</b> Hrabanus Maurus, <i>De laudibus sancte crucis opus,</i> Pforzheim, 1503. $1,000 to $2,000.

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