• <b><center>Sotheby’s<br> The Library of Henry Rogers<br>Broughton, 2nd Baron Fairhaven<br>Part I<br>18 May 2022</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, May 18:</b> John James Audubon and James Bachman. <i>The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America.</i> New York: J.J. Audubon, 1845-1848. £150,000 to £250,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, May 18:</b> Thomas and William Daniell. <i>Oriental Scenery,</i> London, 1795-1807 [but 1841], 6 parts in 3 volumes, folio. £150,000 to £200,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, May 18:</b> Mark Catesby. <i>The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands...</i> London, 1731-1743, 2 volumes. £100,000 to £150,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, May 18:</b> Gould and Lear. <i>A monograph of the Ramphastidae,</i> 1854; <i>Illustrations of the family of Psittacidae,</i> 1832. £60,000 to £90,000.
  • <b><center>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Focus on Women<br>June 2, 2022</b>
    <b>Swann June 2:</b> Susan B. Anthony & Ida Husted Harper, <i>The History of Woman Suffrage,</i> first edition set, New York, 1881-1922. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann June 2:</b> Georgia Douglass Johnson, <i>Bronze: a Book of Verse,</i> first edition, Boston, 1922. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann June 2:</b> Elaine Fried de Kooning, small archive of material. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Focus on Women<br>June 2, 2022</b>
    <b>Swann June 2:</b> Helena Bochoráková-Dittrichová, <i>Z Mého Detství Drevoryty,</i> first edition, Prague, 1929. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Swann June 2:</b> Chicago Women’s Graphics Collective, <i>Cry Out,</i> silkscreen poster, Chicago, 1972. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann June 2:</b> Pearl S. Buck, <i>The Good Earth,</i> first edition, New York, 1931. $3,000 to $5,000.
  • <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>26th May 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Birds.- Gould (John). <i>The Birds of Great Britain,</i> 5 vol., first edition, [1862-]1873. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Canadiana.- Cockburn (Maj. Gen. James Pattison, 1779-1847), After. [Six Landscape of Quebec City and Six Views of Niagara Falls], 2 suites in 1 vol., comprising 12 aquatints, 1833. £30,000 to £40,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Joyce (James). <i>Ulysses,</i> number 218 of 150 copies on verge d'arches, Paris, Shakespeare & Company, 1922. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>26th May 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> first paperback edition, signed by the author, 1997. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Du Maurier (Daphne). <i>Rebecca,</i> first edition, signed presentation inscription from the author to her governess, 1938. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Magna Carta.- An exact copy of King John's Great Charter of 1215, transcribed from the fire damaged but legible manuscript in the Cottonian Library, British Library, J. Pine, 1733. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>26th May 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Woolf (Virginia). <i>Mrs Dalloway,</i> first edition, Hogarth Press, 1925. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Tudor exiles opposed to the Marian regime.- Mary I (Queen of England) Letter signed "Marye the Quene" to Lord Paget, signed at head, titled at head "By the King and Quene", 1556. £8,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> America.- Newfoundland.- Whitbourne (Sir Richard). <i>A discourse and discouery of Nevv-found-land…,</i> second edition, By Felix Kingston, 1622. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>26th May 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Cervantès Saavedra (Miguel de). <i>El Ingenioso Hidalgo Do Quixote de la Mancha,</i> 4 vol., Madrid, Por Don Joaquin Ibarra, 1780. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Stubbs (George). <i>The Anatomy of the Horse,</i> first edition, first issue, Printed by J. Purser, for the Author, 1766. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Cardiology.- Lower (Richard). <i>Tractatus de Corde item De Motu & Colore Sanguinus et Chyli in cum Transitu,</i> first edition, 1669. £5,000 to £7,000.
  • <b><center>Gonnelli Auction House<br>Old master, modern and contemporary art<br>Maps & Orientalia<br>8th-9th-10th of June 2022
    <b>Gonnelli Auction House:</b> Giuseppe Aloja, Veduta di Napoli dalla parte di Chiaia. Starting price: € 1650
    <b>Gonnelli Auction House:</b> Abraham Ortelius, Mappa dell'Atlantico del Nord. Starting price: € 280
    <b>Gonnelli Auction House:</b> Max Klinger, Für alle. 1884. Starting price: € 360
    <b>Gonnelli Auction House:</b> Katsushita Taito II, Kacho gaden. Starting price: € 320
    <b>Gonnelli Auction House:</b> Blub, Galileo Galilei. Starting price: € 100

Rare Book Monthly

Articles - July - 2004 Issue

Book Related Web Site Rankings for July

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Site Site Address 7/20/2004 Ranking 6/27/2004 Ranking
eBay www.ebay.com 8 1 8 1
Sotheby's www.sothebys.com 23,351 2 24,437 2
Christie's www.christies.com 26,555 3 27,530 3
Butterfield's www.butterfields.com 47,503 4 46,280 4
Skinner, Inc. www.skinnerinc.com 155,375 5 151,318 5
Bonham's www.bonhams.com 162,801 6 153,401 6
PBA (Pacific) www.pacificbook.com 190,006 7 174,821 7
Doyle, New York www.doylenewyork.com 203,897 8 209,773 8
PIASA http://www.artweb.fr/fr/etudes/piasa/home.html 227,333 9 258,514 10
Old World Auctions www.oldworldauctions.com 272,767 10 247,484 9
Freeman's www.freemansauction.com 370,160 11 411,830 13
Dorotheum www.dorotheum.com/ 373,158 12 352,450 11
Holabird 431,206 13 430,629 14
Eldred's 469,377 14 496,349 17
Sanford Alderfer www.sanfordalderfer.com 471,683 15 385,666 12
Swann 477,021 16 452,899 15
Heritage Map Museum www.carto.com n.r. 462,800 16
Bloomsbury www.bloomsbury-book-auct.com/ n.r. n.r.
Waverly Auctions www.waverlyauctions.com n.r. n.r.
John's Western Gallery www.johnswesterngallery.com n.r. n.r.
7/20/2004 Ranking 6/27/2004 Ranking
Amazon www.amazon.com 24 1 3 1
Barnes and Noble www.barnesandnoble.com 310 2 290 2
Alibris www.alibris.com 2,372 3 2,285 3
Alapage www.alapage.com 3,148 4 3,670 4
ABE Books www.abebooks.com 3,647 5 3,747 5
Powells www.powells.com 4,902 6 4,159 6
Chapters.Indigo.ca www.chapters.indigo.ca 5,415 7 5,413 7
Chapitre www.chapitre.com 23,681 8 19,293 8
Biblio www.biblio.com 27,427 9 24,742 9
ElephantBooks www.elephantbooks.com 46,508 10 44,571 10
Usedbookcentral www.usedbookcentral.com 68,561 11 60,012 11
TomFolio www.tomfolio.com 81,888 12 72,813 12
Antiqbook www.antiqbook.com 91,488 13 86,291 13
Choosebooks www.choosebooks.com 157,801 14 152,478 15
TheBookCellar www.thebookcellar.com 167,412 15 137,150 14
ABAA www.abaa.org 225,803 16 218,346
Biblion www.biblion.com 257,825 17 213,482 16
BaumanRareBooks www.baumanrarebooks.com 317,826 18 new
Maremagnum www.maremagnum.com 408,359 19 382,111 17
Oak Knoll Books www.oakknoll.com 415,817 20 new
Bibliodirect www.bibliodirect.com 417,852 21 417,351 18
Bookavenue www.bookavenue.com 444,409 22 430,408 19
ILAB-LILA www.ilab-lila.com 475,350 23 487,852
Bibliopoly www.bibliopoly.com n.r. 434,206 20
7/20/2004 Ranking 6/27/2004 Ranking
Bookfinder www.bookfinder.com 6,328 1 5,555 1
Add-all www.addall.com 13,912 2 11,679 2
Usedbooksearch.uk www.usedbooksearch.co.uk 204,229 3 217,769 3
Abooksearch www.abooksearch.com 354,500 4 369,715 4
7/20/2004 Ranking 6/27/2004 Ranking
Library of Congress www.loc.gov 1,075 1 920 1
Huntington Library www.huntington.org 71,665 2 68,133 2
Americanaexchange.com www.americanaexchange.com 254,634 3 259,830 3
American Antiquarian Soc. www.americanaantiquarian.org 313,024 4 292,600 4
Bibliographical Society of A. www.bibsocamer.org n.r. Not rated
Grolier Club www.grolierclub.org n.r. Not rated
Rarebooks.fr www.rarebooks.info n.r. Not rated
Antiquarian Booksellers of C. www.abac.org n.r.

Rare Book Monthly

  • <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 30</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>Initial A on vellum, Cologne around 1300. Est: €25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>J. Androuet du Cerceau, <i> Bastiments de France,</i> 1607. Est: €12,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>E. Cerillo, <i>Dipinti murali di Pompei,</i> 1886. Est: €2,500
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 30</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>L. de Austria, <i>Compilatio de astrorum scientia,</i> 1489. Est: €9,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>B. Besler, <i>Hortus Eystettensis,</i> around 1750. Est: €50,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br><i>PAN,</i> 1895-1900. Est: €15,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 30</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>F. Colonna, <i>Hypnerotomachia Poliphili,</i> 1545. Est: €40,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>F. Schiller, <i>Die Räuber,</i> 1781. Est: €12,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>J. Albers, <i>Formulation : Articulation,</i> 1972. Est: €18,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 30</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>G. B. Ramusio, <i>Delle navigationi e viaggi,</i> 1556-1613. Est: €14,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>M. Wied Neuwied, <i>Reise in das Innere Nord-America,</i> 1839-41. Est: €12,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>E. Paolozzi, <i>Bunk,</i> 1972. Est: €25,000

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