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Articles - June - 2014 Issue

108 Auctions on the June Calendar

With about a week to go 108 auctions are scheduled in June.  Others will be added over the next 2 weeks.  It has been a busy spring.  It will be a busy summer.

   

Sun. Jun. 1st 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics -Internet bidstart 5/25. 487 lots 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 5/25. 474 lots 

Mon. Jun. 2nd 
Dorotheum . Vienna. Autographs. 289 lots 
Autographes Encheres. Meinier. Autographs, Photographs and Historical Souvenirs - Internet bidstart 5/14. 225 lots 

Tue. Jun. 3rd 
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Books and Manuscripts. 39 lots 
Swann Galleries. New York. Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Historical Prints, Ephemera. 388 lots 
Sothebys. New York. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including American. 176 lots 
Dorotheum . Vienna. Art Photography. 228 lots 
Rossini. Paris. Prints

Wed. Jun. 4th 
Bonhams. London. Prints. 398 lots 
Woolley and Wallis. Salisbury. Prints. 41 lots 
Bonhams. New York. the Story of the 20th Century. 180 lots 
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . China - Photography 1890s to 1950s. 70 lots 
Artcurial. Paris. Prints and Illustrated Books. 304 lots 
Dorotheum . Vienna. Modern and Contemporary Prints. 249 lots 
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. Antiquarian and Modern Books. 224 lots 
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . 19th - 21st Century Photography. 315 lots 

Thu. Jun. 5th 
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Bibliophile. 464 lots 
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Autographs, Manuscripts and Documents. 265 lots 
Bonhams. New York. WWII. 16 lots 
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Laguna Beach. Antiquarian Books (Preview) - Internet bidstart 5/29. 202 lots 
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Fine & Rare Books with Asian & Graphic Art. 486 lots 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 5/29
Neret Minet and Tessier. Paris. Comic Strips. 518 lots 
Rossini. Paris. Letters, Postcards

Fri. Jun. 6th 
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Photographs and Photobooks. 242 lots 
ALDE. Paris. Modern Illustrated Books
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Antiques and Collectible - Prints, Books, Maps
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Lee's Summit . Estate Sale - Books and Prints. 15 lots 
Ketterer Kunst Doerling. Hamburg. Modern Classics - Prints. 91 lots 
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Denver, . Denver Summer Auction - Prints

Sat. Jun. 7th 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. War and Militaria
Ketterer Kunst Doerling. Hamburg. Post War and Contemporary - Prints. 110 lots 
Mid Hudson Auction Galleries. Cornwall-on-Hudson, . AUDUBONS, MAPS, NATURAL HISTORY, FINE ART & ANTIQUES

Sun. Jun. 8th 
Grogan and Company. Dedham. Prints, Books
Bonhams. San Francisco. Period Art and Design - Photographs, Prints
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics -Internet bidstart 6/1
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 6/1
National Book Auctions. Ithaca. Books, Art, Ephemera, and Collectibles

Tue. Jun. 10th 
Swann Galleries. New York. The Shape of Things to Come: African-American Fine Art - Prints

Wed. Jun. 11th 
Bonhams. Edinburgh. The Sporting Sale
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Antiquarian Books
Christies. London - King Street. Printed Books and Manuscripts
Tajan. Paris. Books

Thu. Jun. 12th 
De Baecque and Associes. Lyon. Ancient and Modern Books
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Railwayana
Swann Galleries. New York. American Art - Prints
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 6/5

Fri. Jun. 13th 
Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society. Lancaster. Rare and Used Books
Profiles in History. Calabasas Hills. Rare Books and Manuscripts
Cowans Auctions. Cincinnati. American History
Beaussant Lefevre. Paris. Antiquarian and Modern Books
James D Julia Auctioneers. Fairfield. Advertising

Sat. Jun. 14th 
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Prints and Photographs
Vermot de Pas. Paris. Comic Strips, Original Prints, Albums By-Products
Hauswedell and Nolte. Hamburg. Prints
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Cleveland. Works on Paper and Books
Nosbüsch & Stucke. Berlin. Books, Autographs and Manuscripts, Antique Maps and Prints. 890 lots 

Sun. Jun. 15th 
OSENAT. FONTAINEBLEAU. The Empire at Fontainebleau
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics -Internet bidstart 6/8
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 6/8

Tue. Jun. 17th 
Henri Godts Books and Prints Auctions. Bruxelles . Books, Prints, Maps
Christies. London -South Kensington. THE BOEDER LIBRARY: FINE BOOKS FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE PROFESSOR HERIBERT BOEDER
Bloomsbury Philobiblon. Rome. Rare Books. 587 lots 
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints and Photographs

Wed. Jun. 18th 
Bonhams. London. Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Historical Photographs
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Animation Art
Rupert Toovey and Co. West Sussex. Prints
RR Auction. Amherst. Rare Manuscript, Document & Autograph - bidstart 5/23. 889 lots 
Christies. London -South Kensington. Vintage Posters
Pierre Berge and Associes. Paris. Books and Manuscripts
Morton Casa de Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Antiquarian Books and Documents
Dorotheum . Vienna. Books and Decorative Prints
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Printed Books, Maps and Documents

Thu. Jun. 19th 
Christies. New York. Books and Manuscripts. 304 lots 
Swann Galleries. New York. 19th & 20th Century Literature
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Prints
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Americana - Californiana - Travel: The Library of Doyce B. Nunis, Jr. & Collection of James Rolph, J
Sothebys. Paris. Books and Manuscripts
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Children's and Illustrated Books
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 6/12
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Old Master Prints
Koller Auctions. Geneve. Prints

Fri. Jun. 20th 
PIASA. Paris. Ancient and Modern Prints
PIASA. Paris. On Mao Zedong's Time - Posters and Propaganda
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Books and Autographs

Sat. Jun. 21st 
Guillaumot Richard . Villefranche sur Saône. The Art of the Book in 19th C. Lyon

Sun. Jun. 22nd 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics -Internet bidstart 6/15
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 6/15

Wed. Jun. 25th 
Bonhams. Oxford . Printed Books, Maps and Photographs
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Sporting Sale
Minerva Auctions Roma. Roma. Photography
Bonhams. London. Entertainment Memorabilia
Grays Auctioneers. Cleveland, . Prints

Thu. Jun. 26th 
ALDE. Paris. Autographs
Minerva Auctions Roma. Roma. Books, Autographs and Prints
RR Auction. Amherst. Hollywood- Internet bidstart 6/19
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Fine and Decorative Arts - Prints, Books, etc.
Audap and Mirabaud. PARIS. Antiquarian Books
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 6/19

Fri. Jun. 27th 
ALDE. Paris. Antiquarian Books from the XIX Century
Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen. 75172 Pforzheim. Books and Prints. 4699 lots 

Sat. Jun. 28th 
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Modern Prints
OSENAT. FONTAINEBLEAU. The Spirit of the 20th Century
Neal Auction Company. New Orleans. Books, Prints
Neret Minet and Tessier. Paris. Comic Strips

Sun. Jun. 29th 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics -Internet bidstart 6/22
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 6/22

 

For those bidding at auction best of luck.  There is strong competition.  

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> 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> 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> 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.
  • <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Joyce (James). <i>Dubliners,</i> first edition, signed presentation inscription from the author, 1914. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> The Beatles.- Baker (Geoffrey.) 3 Autograph Letters and 1 Autograph Card signed to Ann Gosnell, addtionally sgn’d by George Harrison, John Lennon, Cynthia Lennon and others, 1968. £5,000 to £7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Pilgrim Press.- Dod (John). <i>A plaine and familiar exposition of the tenne commandements ...,</i> [Leiden], [William Brewster], 1617. £15,000 to £20,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Automaton Chess Player & Mechanical Illusion.- Reynell (H., printer). “The Famous Chess-Player, No.14, St.James's-Street, next Brooks's,” broadside advertisement for "The famous Automaton", [1784]. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Clemens (Samuel Langhorne). <i>Life on the Mississippi,</i> first English edition, signed presentation inscription from the author, 1883. £8,000 to £12,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Arctic Sledge Flag.- Fulford (Reginald Baldwin). Sledge flag... HMS Discovery, 1875. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> first edition, first printing, 1997. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Piranesi (Giovanni Battista). <i>Le Antichità Romane,</i> 4 vol., 1756. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal, called). <i>Urbis Venetiarum Prospectus Celebriores,</i> 3 parts in 1, Richard Ford's copy, Venice, Giovanni Battista Pasquali, 1751. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Atlases.- Speed (John). <i>A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World,</i> bound with <i>The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine,</i> 1631-27. £12,000 to £18,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Anatomical illustration.- Aselli (Gaspare). <i>De lactibus sive lacteis venis... dissertatio,</i> first edition, Milan, Giovanni Battista Bidelli, 1627. £20,000 to £30,000
  • <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>September 25, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> FIRST EDITION, first issue, 8vo, 1997. £15,000 to £20,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Bible, Italian.- Malermi Bible, woodcut illustrations, folio, Lazaro de Soardi & Bernardino Benali, Venice,1517. £8,000 to £12,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Germany.- Homann (Johann Baptist). <i>Atlas von Deutschland,</i> engraved half title, hand coloured, 87 double page engraved maps, [folio, Erben, Nuremberg, 1753]. £8,000 to £10,000
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>September 25, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> [Mirk (John)].- <i>Liber festivalis et Quatuor sermons</i> [bound with], [Le Roy (Pierre)] <i>A Pleasant Satyre or Poesie,</i> first edition in English, Widdow Orwin for Thomas Man, 1595, 8vo. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Antoninus Florentinus (Saint Archbishop of Florence). <i>Confessionale: Defecerunt…,</i> 8vo, Pietro Quarengi, Venice, 15 February 1499. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Jesuit Letters.- [Froes (Father Luigi) & et al.)] Avvisi del Giapone de gli anni 1582, 1583, 1584…, 1586 [bound with] Avvisi della Cina et Giapone…, FIRST EDITIONS, Rome. £1,000 to £1,500
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>September 25, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Plutarch & Probus (Aemilius). <i>Plutarchi Cheronei et Aemilii Probi Illustrium,</i> folio, Nicolas de Pratis for Jean-Petit, Paris, 1521. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Bible.- English. <i>The Byble in Englyshe of the Largest and Greatest volume,</i> elaborate woodcut border, text vignettes, folio, 1541. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Fore-edge Painting.- Lord George Byron, The Giaour, a Fragment of a Turkish Tale, bound with 10 other titles, 4 plates marked 'Proof.', 1813. £800 to £1,200
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>September 25, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Manson (John). Twelve by Sixteen Papers of John Mason, a collection of 50 sheets of paper, some watermarked, 12 x 16”, c.1978. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Fleming (Ian). <i>Dr. No,</i> FIRST EDITION, original boards, dust-jacket, 8vo, 1958. £700 to £900
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Eliot (T.S.) <i>Four Quartets,</i> NUMBER 121 of 290 COPIES, signed by author, 1960. £400 to £600

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