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Articles - November - 2014 Issue

Auctions in November

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More than 4 auctions on average every day this month

For the month of November, as we enter the month, there are 124 auctions on the calendar.  Others will be added over the next few weeks.  The selections are broad and complex.  All who look will find something to bid on, many will find multip0le auctions and many lots to consider.


Sat. Nov. 1st 
Aspire Auctions. Cleveland. Prints - Internet bidstart 10/22. 36 lots 
Skinner. Marlborough. Globes, Manuscripts. 11 lots 

Sun. Nov. 2nd 
Artcurial. Paris. Automobilia. 53 lots 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics - Internet bidstart 10/26. 659 lots 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 10/26. 514 lots 
Freemans. Philadelphia. Modern and Contemporary Works of Art - Prints. 81 lots 
Michaans Auctions. Alameda, CA . November Estate Auction - Books. 81 lots 

Mon. Nov. 3rd 
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Old Master Prints. 4 lots 
Winter Associates. Plainville, CT . Books, Prints. 24 lots 

Tue. Nov. 4th 
Tooveys. West Sussex. Postcards. 204 lots 
Sothebys. London. Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History. 234 lots 
Christies. Paris. COLLECTION LITTÉRAIRE :VERLAINE, RIMBAUD, MALLARMÉ - LA COLLECTION LITTÉRAIRE D'ÉDOUARD-HENRI FISCHE. 255 lots 
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Fine and Decorative Arts - Prints. 38 lots 
Archives International Auctions. FORT LEE,. Wall Street Sale, Part 2. 703 lots 
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Modern and Contemporary Prints. 59 lots 
Tooveys. West Sussex. Photographs and Ephemera. 53 lots 

Wed. Nov. 5th 
Tooveys. West Sussex. Prints. 46 lots 
Bonhams. Edinburgh. The Sporting Sale. 69 lots 
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Chicago. Fine Books and Manuscripts. 435 lots 
Pierre Berge and Associes. Paris. Old Books and Autographs. 63 lots 
Christies. London -South Kensington. Sporting Books. 260 lots 
Zisska and Lacher. Munich. Books. 2084 lots 

Thu. Nov. 6th 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Photography
Swann Galleries. New York. The Latin Americana Library of Dr. W. Michael Mathes. 509 lots 
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Illustrated and Children's Books - Fine Bindings - Prints. 216 lots 
PIASA. Paris. Photography: Metamorphosis. 74 lots 
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Bibliophile. 362 lots 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 10/30
Vermot de Pas. Paris. Russian Militaria
Sothebys. Paris. Library of Carlo de Poortere. 315 lots 

Fri. Nov. 7th 
PIASA. Paris. Ancient and Modern Books. 345 lots 
James D Julia Auctioneers. Fairfield. Advertising
Beaussant Lefevre. Paris. Books and Autographs. 117 lots 
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. Maps and Antiquarian Books. 130 lots 
PIASA. Paris. Autograph Letter and Manuscript

Sat. Nov. 8th 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Legends of the West - Session 1. 564 lots 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Legends of the West - Session 2. 170 lots 

Sun. Nov. 9th 
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Books. 33 lots 
Bonhams. Los Angeles. Period Art and Design - Prints
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics - Internet bidstart 11/2
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 11/2
OSENAT. FONTAINEBLEAU. Automobilia

Mon. Nov. 10th 
Artcurial. Paris. Limited Editions
Aguttes. Neuilly-sur-Seine . Around the World by Poster

Tue. Nov. 11th 
Bloomsbury Philobiblon. Rome. Rare Books. 587 lots 
Minerva Auctions Roma. Roma. Modern and Contemporary Prints

Wed. Nov. 12th 
Bonhams. London. Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Historical Photographs
RR Auction. Amherst. Rare Manuscript, Document & Autograph - Internet bidstart 10/24
Swann Galleries. New York. Contemporary Art - Prints
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Printed Books, Maps and Documents
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Space Exploration. 382 lots 

Thu. Nov. 13th 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics. 2049 lots 
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Fine Golf Books & Memorabilia - The Library of John Burns with Additions. 234 lots 
Ader. PARIS. Judaica
Aguttes. Neuilly-sur-Seine . Books
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Historical Aviation, Maritime, and Transport Memorabilia
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Important Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper
Christies. Paris. MR. KASPAR FLEISCHMANN COLLECTION SOLD FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PHOTOGRAPHY CENTER OF THE UNIVERSITY O
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 11/6
Kestenbaum and Company. New York. Books, Manuscripts, Ceremonial Objects and Works of Art

Fri. Nov. 14th 
Sothebys. Paris. Photographs
Ader. PARIS. Photography Books
Christies. Paris. Photographs
Tajan. Paris. Photographs
ALDE. Paris. Letters and Original Manuscripts
Artcurial. Paris. Photography

Sat. Nov. 15th 
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Prints
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Lee's Summit . 50 Year Collection of Railroadiana
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. Extraordinary collection of the Prince's Palace of Monaco - Day 1

Sun. Nov. 16th 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics - Internet bidstart 11/9
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 11/9
Skinner. Boston. Fine Books and Manuscripts
Ader. PARIS. Photographs
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. Extraordinary collection of the Prince's Palace of Monaco - Day 2

Mon. Nov. 17th 
Ketterer Kunst Doerling. Hamburg. Rare Books, Manuscripts, Autographs, Decorative Prints, Maritime and North German Art
Neret Minet and Tessier. Paris. Comics
Cowans Auctions. Cincinnati. Books on Exploration and More - Internet bidstart 11/6. 130 lots 
Northeast Auctions. Portsmouth. Fall Afternoon Auction - Prints

Tue. Nov. 18th 
Burgersdijk and Niermans. Leiden. Antiquarian Books
Swann Galleries. New York. 19th and 20th Century Literature
Hauswedell and Nolte. Hamburg. Rare Books and Autographs
Ader. PARIS. Letters and Autograph Manuscripts - Women
Christies. London - King Street. Highlights from the Erotic Library of Tony Fekete
Paige Auction. Portland. Prints, Ephemera
Poulin Antiques Auctions. Fairfield. Rare Books

Wed. Nov. 19th 
Old World Auctions. Glen Allen. Antique Maps, Globes, Charts, Atlases & Vintage Graphics - online bidstart 11/5
Christies. London - King Street. Valuable Manuscripts and Printed Books
ALDE. Paris. Antiquarian Books and Nineteenth Century

Thu. Nov. 20th 
RR Auction. Amherst. Space and Aviation - Internet bidstart 11/13
Swann Galleries. New York. Autographs
Christies. New York. American Prints
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Norwich. Books - Day 1
Sothebys. London. Music, Continental and Russian Books and Manuscripts
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 11/13
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Fall Americana and Paintings
Robert Siegel Galleries. New York. Brandon Collection Part 2: General Issues and Postal History

Fri. Nov. 21st 
Cowans Auctions. Cincinnati. American History
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Photographs and Photobooks
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Norwich. Books - Day 2
Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions. Brussels. Books and Prints

Sat. Nov. 22nd 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters. 1354 lots 
Neal Auction Company. New Orleans. Books, Prints
Addison and Sarova. Macon. Rare and Fine Books. 133 lots 
Artcurial. Paris. Comic Strips
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Lee's Summit . The Loyd Davis Estate

Sun. Nov. 23rd 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics - Internet bidstart 11/16
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 11/16

Mon. Nov. 24th 
Doyle New York. New York. Rare Books, Autographs and Maps
Doyle New York. New York. Rare Books Deaccessioned from the New York City Bar Association
Doyle New York. New York. Photographs

Tue. Nov. 25th 
Bonhams. Oxford . Printed Books, Maps and Photographs
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Books, Manuscripts, Prints
Swann Galleries. New York. Printed & Manuscript Americana
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Books and Manuscripts
Christies. London -South Kensington. Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts

Wed. Nov. 26th 
Ader. PARIS. Prints
ALDE. Paris. An Architectural Enthusiast's Library

Thu. Nov. 27th 
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Prints
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 11/20
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Cape Town. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 11/20

Fri. Nov. 28th 
Neret Minet and Tessier. Paris. Books - Manuscripts - Photos

Sat. Nov. 29th 
Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH. Berlin-Schoneberg. Rare Books, Prints, Photography

Sun. Nov. 30th 
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics - Internet bidstart 11/23
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 11/23

Rare Book Monthly

  • <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.
  • <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

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