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Auctions in November

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151 auction event days are scheduled for November.  For the entire month a sale begins, on average, every 4:46.  It’s simply busy.  Big books and small coexist with interesting material in some cases estimated at several hundred dollars.  By dollars the month seems likely to set new records.  After all the Bay Psalm at Sotheby’s and Washington’s Thanksgiving decree at Christies at their low estimates total $23 million.  As the market shifts to auctions the options are breathtaking.

 

Fri. Nov. 1st

Heritage Auctions.  Space (6103).  349 lots

 

Sat. Nov. 2nd

Heritage Auctions.  Photography (5153).  185 lots

 

Sun. Nov. 3rd

Heritage Auctions - Dallas.  Comics.  Internet bidding ends today (121344).

Heritage Auctions - Dallas.  Posters.  Internet bidding ends today (161344).

National Book Auctions - Ithaca.  Books and Ephemera (110313).

 

Tues.  Nov. 5th

Rupert Toovey and Co – West Sussex.  Ephemera (1167).

Aguttes – Neuilly-sur-Seine.  Books, Posters, and Old Papers (17321).

 

Wed. Nov. 6th

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers – Chicago.  Fine Books and Manuscripts (462).  410 lots           

Zisska and Schauer – Munich.  Books, Prints (62).  2,328 lots.

Rupert Toovey & Co. – West Sussex.  Prints (1166).

Christies – Paris.  Old Books, Art Books, Manuscripts (3559).  157 lots

Audap and Mirabaud – Paris.  Prints (22825).  329 lots

Bonhams – Chester.  Sports Memorabilia (21129).

De Baecque and Associes – Lyon.  Books, Antiquarian and Modern, Autographs and Documents (22801)

Dominic Winter Book Auctions – Gloucestershire.  Printed Books, Maps and Documents + Vintage and Contemporary Photography (110613).

Bloomsbury Auctions – London.  Military Books (20623).

Dorotheum – Vienna.  Modern and Contemporary Prints (10314).

Neret Minet and Tessier – Paris.  Autographs (17728)

 

Thurs. Nov. 7th

Zisska and Schauer – Munich.  Books, Prints [62].  2,358 lots

Dominic Winter Book Auctions – Gloucestershire.  The Collector’s Sale:  Aviation and Transport Memorabilia [110713].

PBA Galleries – San Francisco.  Historical Autographs and Manuscripts with Archival Material [519].

Bloomsbury Auctions – London.  Library of a Gentleman [360990].  338 lots

Adams Amsterdam Auctions – Amsterdam.  Old and Rare Maps Old Books – Travel – Atlases – Plans – Corsica [110713].

Librairie Loeb Larocque – Paris.  Binoche et Giquello sale of Old and Rare Maps Old Books – Travel – Atlases – Plans – Corsica [17826].  249 lots

Heritage Auctions – Dallas.  Rare Books – Internet bidding ends today [201345].

 

Fri. Nov. 8th

Zisska and Schauer – Munich.  Books, Prints [62].  2,358 lots

Alde – Paris.  Original Editions from the Nineteenth and Twentieth Century [22893]

 

Sat.  Nov. 9th

Aguttes – Neuilly-sur-Seine.  Automobilia [22023].  137 lots

Dirk Soulis Auctions – Lee’s Summit.  Railroadiana; Comic Book Collection [110913].

Clars Auction Gallery – Oakland.  Prints [110913].

Guernseys – New York, NY.  Arader Sale of Original Audubon Aquatints and Lithographs [110913].  272 lots

 

Sun. Nov. 10th

Bruun Rasmussen – Copenhagen.  Books and Manuscripts [1345].

Bonhams – San Francisco.  Books, Pictures [21025].

Clars Auction Gallery – Oakland.  Prints [110913].

Heritage Auctions – Dallas.  Comics [121345].  Online bidding ends today.

Heritage Auctions – Dallas.  Posters [161345].  Online bidding ends today.

 

Mon. Nov. 11th

Doyle – New York.  Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints [111113].

 

Tues. Nov. 12th

Bonhams – London.  Books [20753]

Burgersdijk and Niermans – Leiden.  Books [338].

Swann Galleries – New York.  Early Printed Medical and Science Books [2330].  316 lots

Sothebys – London.  Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History [13405].

 

Wed. Nov. 13th

RR Auction – Amherst.  Autographs [418].

Heritage Auctions – Dallas.  Animation Art [7086]. 

Burgersdijk and Niermans – Leiden.  Books [338].

Piasa – Paris.  Ancient and Modern Prints [22683].

 

 

Thurs. Nov. 14th

Heritage Auctions – Dallas.  Animation Art [7086].

Kapandji Morhange – Paris.  Ancient Photographs [15612].

Christies – Paris.  Photograph Collection [3580].

Minerva Auctions Roma – Roma.  Modern and Contemporary Art [95].  26 lots

Bloomsbury Auctions – London.  Bibliophile [36091].

Freemans – Philadelphia.  Pennsylvania Sale:  Books [1477].

Christies – New York.  George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation [3454].

Aguttes – Neuilly-sur-Seine.  Books and Ancient Paper [24085]. 

Heritage Auctions – Dallas.  Rare Books – internet bidding ending today [201346].

Kestenbaum and Company – New York.  Fine Judaica [111413].

 

Fri. Nov. 15th

Heritage Auctions – Dallas.  Animation Art [7086].

Sothebys – New York.  Photographs [PF1320].

Kapandji Morhange – Paris.  Modern Photographs [15613].

Christies – London – South Kensington.  Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts [9702].

Cowans Auctions – Cincinnati.  American History [376].

Artcurial – Paris.  Nicholas de Crecy – New York sur Loire [2454].

 

Sat. Nov. 16th

Heritage Auctions – Dallas.  Animation Art [7086].

Heritage Auctions – Dallas.  Movie Posters [7083].  1,106 lots

Christies – Paris.  Contemporary Photographs [3549].

Christies – Paris.  Contemporary Photographs [3561].

Alaion and Evelyne Morel de Westgaver – 1050 Bruxelles.  Books [111613].

Artcurial – Paris.  Comic Strips [2392].

Neret Minet and Tessier – Paris.  Comic Strips [17089].

 

Sun. Nov. 17th

Heritage Auctions – Dallas.  Movie Posters [7083].  1,106 lots

Skinner – Boston.  Fine Books and Manuscripts [2687B].

Bonhams – Los Angeles.  Books [21023].

Neret Minet and Tessier – Paris.  Comic Strips [17090].

Heritage Auctions – Dallas.  Comics internet bidding ending today [121346].

Heritage Auctions – Dallas.  Posters – internet bidding ending today [161346].

Osenat – Fontainbleau.  The Empire at Fontainebleau [17374].

 

Mon. Nov. 18th

Ketterer Kunst Doerling – Hamburg.  Rare Books, Manuscripts, Autographs, Decorative Prints, Maritime and North German Art [411].

Bonhams – Los Angeles.  Books [21023].

 

Tues.  Nov. 19th

Ketterer Kunst Doerling – Hamburg.  Rare Books, Manuscripts, Autographs, Decorative Prints, Maritime and North German Art [411].

Bonhams – Los Angeles.  Books [21023].

Bonhams – London.  Prints featuring Andy Warhol and Pop Legacy [20740].

Hauswedell and Nolte – Hamburg.  Rare Books and Autographs [448].

Alde – Paris.  Modern Illustrated Books [22895].

Ketterer Kunst Doerling – Hamburg.  Rare Books, Manuscripts, Autographs, Decorative Prints, Maritime and Northern German Art [411].

Minerva Auctions Roma – Roma.  Photographs [96].

Grays Auctioneers – Cleveland.  Vintage Comic Books [73].

Tajan – Paris.  Photographs – Buhl Collection [9861].

Piasa – Paris.  Photographs [22655].

 

Wed. Nov. 20th

Old World Auctions – Glen Allen.  Antique Maps, Globes, Charts, Atlases & Vintage Graphics – ending today.

Piasa – Paris.  Manuscripts [22689].

Hauswedell and Nolte – Hamburg.  Rare Books and Autographs [448].

Christies – London – King Street.  Valuable Manuscripts and Prints Books [1160].

Heritage Auctions – Beverly Hills.  Animation [7086].

Tajan – Paris.  Photographs [9834].

Christies – London – King Street.  A Life’s Devotion:  A Collection of Mrs. T. S. Eliot [1187].

Morton Casa de Subastas – Mexico DF CP 11000.  Collector Books, Historical Documents, Prints and Photographs [689].

 

Thurs. Nov. 21st

RR Auctions – Amherst.  Space and Aviation [112113].

Swann Galleries – New York.  19th and 20th Century Literature [2332]

Piasa – Paris.  Ancient and Modern Photographs [22655].

Heritage Auctions – Beverly Hills.  Animation Art [7086].

Heritage Auctions – Beverly Hills.  Comics [7084].  1749 lots

PBA Galleries – San Francisco.  Fine and Rare Books [520].

Heritage Auctions – Dallas.  Rare Books internet bidding ends today [201347].

 

Fri. Nov. 22nd

Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions - Brussels.  Books and Prints [112213].

Heritage Auctions – Beverly Hills.  Animation Art [7086].

Heritage Auctions – Beverly Hills.  Comics [7084].  1,749 lots

Eldreds – East Dennis.  Americana and Marine Art – Books, Prints [787].

Bloomsbury Auctions – London.  Photographs [36093].

James D. Julia Auctioneers – Fairfield.  Advertising [356].

Ketterer Kunst Doerling – Hamburg.  Old Master Prints [412].  39 lots

 

Sat. Nov. 23rd

Heritage Auctions – Dallas.  Americana, Political [6106].

Neal Auction Company – New Orleans.  Books [112313].

Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions – Brussels.  Books and Prints [112213].

Heritage Auctions – Beverly Hills.  Animation Art [7086].

Heritage Auctions – Beverly Hills.  Comics [7084].  1,749 lots

Eldreds – East Dennis.  Americana and Marine Art – Books, Prints [787].

 

Sun. Nov. 24th

Neal Auction Company – New Orleans.  Books [112313].

Heritage Auctions – Dallas.  Legends of the West [6110].

Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions

Heritage Auctions – Beverly Hills.  Animation Art [7086].

Heritage Auctions – Dallas.  Comics – internet bidding ending today [121347].

Heritage Auctions – Dallas.  Posters – internet bidding ending today [161347].

 

Mon. Nov. 25th

Doyle New York – New York.  Rare Books, Autographs and Photographs [112513].

 

Tues. Nov. 26th

Bonhams – Oxford.  Books [20716]

Bubb Kuyper – Haarlem.  Books, etc. [59].

Bruun Rasmussen – Copenhagen.  Books and Manuscripts [1348]

Swann Galleries – New York.  Autographs [2333].

Piasa – Paris.  Ancient and Modern Books [22693].

Sothebys – Paris.  Books and  Manuscripts [PF1313].

Sothebys – New York.  The Bay Psalm Book Sale [N09039].

Beaussant Lefevre – Paris.  Books and Manuscripts [17241].

Bloomsbury Auctions – London.  Vintage Posters [36095].

 

Wed. Nov. 27th

Bubb Kuyper – 2011 KM Haarlem.  Books, etc. [59].

Sothebys – London.  Music, Continental Books and Manuscripts [13406].

 

Thurs. Nov. 28th

Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers – Norwich.  Books – Day 1 [1158].

Bubb Kuyper – 2011 KM Haarlem.  Books, etc. [59].

Galerie Bassenge – Berlin – Grunewald.  Prints [102G].

Pierre Berge and Associes – Paris.  Books [16979].

Bloomsbury Auctions – London.  Books, Manuscripts, Works on Paper [36096].

AntiquarianAuctions.com – Laguna Beach.  Rare Books [31].

Heritage Auctions – Dallas.  Rare Books internet bidding ending today [201348].

 

Fri. Nov. 29th

Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers – Norwich.  Books – Day 1 [1158].

Bubb Kuyper – 2011 KM Haarlem.  Books, etc. [59].

Galerie Bassenge – Berlin – Grunewald.  Prints [102G].

Pierre Berge and Associes – Paris.  Books [16979].

Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers – Norwich.  Books – Day 2 [1159].

Rare Book Monthly

  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Original Film Posters<br>27 January - 10 February 2023</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27-Feb. 10:</b> Vertigo (1958), poster, US. The ultimate poster on this classic Hitchcock title, one of three known examples. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27-Feb. 10:</b> Lawrence of Arabia (1962), roadshow poster, US. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27-Feb. 10:</b> Star Wars (1977), style C poster, printer's proof, US. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27-Feb. 10:</b> The Navigator/ La Croisiere du Navigator (1924), re-release poster (1931), French. £5,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27-Feb. 10:</b> Bullitt (1968), special test poster, US. £3,000 to £5,000.
  • <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 817. Bellin's complete five-volume maritime atlas with 581 maps & plates (1764). $24,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 325. An early and important map of the Republic of Texas (1837). $11,000 to $14,000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 45. De Bry's early map of North Pole depicting Willem Barentsz' expedition (1601). $3,500 to $4,250.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 154. Poignant map of the United States documenting lynchings (1931). $250 to $325.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 457. Extremely rare matching set of pro-German propaganda from WWI (1914). $2,000 to $2,400.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 815. Homann's world atlas featuring 110 maps in contemporary color (1751). $14,000 to $16,000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 60. Miniature pocket globe based on Herman Moll (1785). $3,500 to $4,500.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 8. Visscher's rare carte-a-figures world map (1652). $14,000 to $16,000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 158. Matching satirical maps of the US by McCandlish: "Ration Map" & "Bootlegger's Map" (1944). $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 820. One of the finest English atlases of the early 19th century (1808). $4,750 to $6,000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 59. Important milestone in preparation for 1969 moon landing (1963). $750 to $900.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 805. Superb bible leaf with image of crucifixion of Jesus with gilt highlights (1518). $800 to $950.
  • <center><b>Potter & Potter Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>including Americana<br>February 16, 2023</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 16:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. CHAUCER, Geoffrey. <i>The Works…now newly imprinted.</i> Edited by F.S. Ellis. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1896. $100,000 to $125,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 16:</b> [EINSTEIN, Albert (1879–1955)]. –– ORLIK, Emil (1870–1932), artist. Lithograph signed (“Albert Einstein”). N.p., 1928. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 16:</b> TOLKIEN, John Ronald Reuel. <i>[The Lord of the Rings trilogy:] The Fellowship of the Ring.</i> 1954. –– <i>The Two Towers.</i> 1954. –– <i>The Return of the King.</i> 1955. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 16:</b> CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne ("Mark Twain") and Charles Dudley WARNER. <i>The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today.</i> Hartford and Chicago, 1873. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 16:</b> LOVECRAFT, Howard Phillips. <i>Beyond the Wall of Sleep.</i> Collected by August Derleth and Donald Wandrei. Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1943. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
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    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
  • <b><center>Swann Auction Galleries<br>View Our Record Breaking Results</b>
    <b>Swann:</b> Gideon Welles, <i>Extensive archive of personal and family papers of Lincoln’s Secretary of the Navy,</i> 1791-1914. Sold September 29 — $281,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Charles Addams, <i>Rock Climbers,</i> cartoon for <i>The New Yorker,</i> watercolor, ink and gouache, 1954. Sold December 15 — $37,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> Charlotte Brontë, <i>Jane Eyre. An Autobiography. Edited by Currer Bell,</i> three volumes, first edition, 1847. Sold June 16, 2022 — $23,750.
    <b>Swann:</b> Geoffrey Chaucer, <i>The Workes of Geffray Chaucer Newlye Printed,</i> London, 1542. Sold October 13 — $106,250.
    <b><center>Swann Auction Galleries<br>View Our Record Breaking Results</b>
    <b>Swann:</b> Dorothea Lange, <i>Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California (Destitute pea pickers in California. Mother of seven children. Age 32),</i> silver print, 1936. Sold October 20 — $305,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> George Washington, Autograph Document Signed, with two manuscript plat maps in holograph, 1751. Sold October 27 — $37,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> Winfred Rembert, <i>Winfred Rembert and Class of 1959,</i> dye on carved & tooled leather, 1999. Sold October 6 — $233,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> M.C. Escher, <i>Relativity,</i> lithograph, 1953. Sold November 3 — $81,250.

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