Rare Book Monthly

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>Morton Subastas, Feb 25:</b> Nebel, Carl. The War Between the United States and Mexico. New York, 1851. $270,000 - $300,000 MXN / USD $15,000 - $16,666
    <b>Morton Subastas, Feb 25:</b> Nebel, Carl. The War Between the United States and Mexico. New York, 1851. $270,000 - $300,000 MXN / USD $15,000 - $16,666
    <b>Morton Subastas, Feb 25:</b> Bolaños, Joaquín. La Portentosa Vida de la Muerte... (“The Portentous Life of Death”) México, 1792. $50,000 - $60,000 MXN / USD $2,777 - $3,333
    <b>Morton Subastas, Feb 25:</b> Tratado de Paz… entre la República Mexicana y los Estados Unidos. (“Treaty of Peace… Between the Mexican Republic and the United States”) 1848. $80,000 - $90,000 MXN / USD $4,444 - $5,000
    <b>Morton Subastas, Feb 25:</b> Fabregat, Josep Joaquín. Vista de la Plaza de México… (“View of the Square of Mexico”) México, 1797. $60,000 - $100,000 MXN / USD $3,333 - $5,555
    <b>Morton Subastas, Feb 25:</b> Hidalgo y Costilla, Miguel. Invitación al Coronel Narciso de la Canal… (“Invitation to Coronel Narciso de la Canal…”) 1810. $170,000 - $200,000 MXN / USD $9,444 - $11,111
    <b>Morton Subastas, Feb 25:</b> Gálvez, Joseph de. Real Cédula de Erección de la Compañía de Filipinas. (“Royal Notice of the Creation of the Company of the Philippines”) 1785. $40,000 - $60,000 MXN / USD $2,222 - $3,333
    <b>Morton Subastas, Feb 25:</b> Colección de Constituciones de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos (“Collection of Constitutions of the United Mexican States”) México, 1828. $50,000 - $60,000 MXN / USD $2,777 - $3,333
    <b>Morton Subastas, Feb 25:</b> Ruelas, Julio. Poemario Manuscrito Ilustrado, Dedicado a Lorencita Braniff (“Collection of Illustrated Poem Manuscripts, Dedicated to Lorencita Braniff”). 1903. $60,000 - $70,000 MXN / USD $3,333 - $3,888
    <b>Morton Subastas, Feb 25:</b> Espinosa de los Monteros, Juan J. Aviso de la Junta Soberana al Público (“Notice of the Sovereign Meeting to the Public”) 1821. $60,000 - $80,000 MXN / USD $3,333 - $4,444
    <b>Morton Subastas, Feb 25:</b> Constitución Federal de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos... (“Federal Constitution of the United Mexican States”) México, 1824. $140,000 - $150,000 MXN / USD $7,777 - $8,333
    <b>Morton Subastas, Feb 25:</b> Alcaraz, Ramón. Apuntes para la Historia de la Guerra entre México y los EU (“Notes on the History of the War between Mexico and the United States”). 1848. $40,000 - $50,000 MXN / USD $2,222 - $2,777
  • <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>University Archives<br>Autographs, Books & Relics Including Kerouac Estate<br>& Hemingway<br>February 26, 2020</b>
    <b>University Archives, Feb. 26:</b> Ernest Hemingway's Typewriter Used to Write "A Moveable Feast", Impeccable Provenance From His Biographer A. E. Hotchner. $50,000 to $100,000.
    <b>University Archives, Feb. 26:</b> Samuel Colt, "The Gun that Won the West": 3 Signed Patent Items for "Revolving Cylinder Guns". $40,000 to $50,000.
    <b>University Archives, Feb. 26:</b> Jack Kerouac's Own Typewriter From His Estate Used to Write His Very Last Book. $18,000 to $20,000.
    <center><b>University Archives<br>Autographs, Books & Relics Including Kerouac Estate<br>& Hemingway<br>February 26, 2020</b>
    <b>University Archives, Feb. 26:</b> Rare Force Engraving of the Declaration of Independence Printed in 1848. $15,000 to $18,000.
    <b>University Archives, Feb. 26:</b> Superb Tchaikovsky ALS to Napravnik, 4pp on "Mazeppa". $12,000 to $15,000.
    <b>University Archives, Feb. 26:</b> Wounded Knee Massacre Same Day Eyewitness Account by Participant, "the 7th needn't be ashamed of today's record". $10,000 to $12,000.
    <center><b>University Archives<br>Autographs, Books & Relics Including Kerouac Estate<br>& Hemingway<br>February 26, 2020</b>
    <b>University Archives, Feb. 26:</b> F. Scott Fitzgerald Signed Gordon Bryant Portrait -- Finest Known. $8,000 to $9,000.
    <b>University Archives, Feb. 26:</b> Neil Armstrong ALS on NASA Letterhead Regarding His X-15 Flights. $7,000 to $8,000.
    <b>University Archives, Feb. 26:</b> M. Gandhi Letter: "the life span of human beings is preordained..." -- Fantastic Spiritual Content. $7,000 to $8,000.
    <center><b>University Archives<br>Autographs, Books & Relics Including Kerouac Estate<br>& Hemingway<br>February 26, 2020</b>
    <b>University Archives, Feb. 26:</b> "Damn the torpedoes!" Riveting 24pp ALS of Admiral Farragut's Steward Describing the "Battle of Mobile Bay”. $6,000 to $7,000.
    <b>University Archives, Feb. 26:</b> Abraham Lincoln Signed Order to Suspend Execution. $5,000 to $6,000.
    <b>University Archives, Feb. 26:</b> Napoleon DS Featuring Imperial Eagle and Enormous Great Seal Appointing Norman Politician Baron of the Empire. $4,000 to $5,000.
  • <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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