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1 The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd 30 Antiquarian Items: Canon, Civil, Common, Ecclesiastical, Rabbinical and Roman Law E-List 30 Items Catalogue Link
2 The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd 30 Antiquarian Items: Canon, Civil, Common, Ecclesiastical and Roman Law E-List 30 Items Catalogue Link
3 Richard C. Ramer Old & Rare Books Special List 288: Women Authors 39 items by women authors, with full-color illustrations Catalogue Link
4 Abby Schoolman Books UNIQUE Drowning in the deluge of “Unique Gift Guides” of all sorts pouring in on us in recent weeks, we are Catalogue Link
5 Anniroc Rare Books For Madmen Only Potential critical failure, yet to be determined commercial success, but a cathartic moment Catalogue Link
6 Antiquariat Michael Banzhaf Catalogue part I of a series of four fully illustrated e-catalogues 25 books, covering art, architecture, history of the arts and material culture. Catalogue Link
7 Yesterday's Muse Books, ABAA Best of 2017 A miscellany of our favorite 207 items from this year's acquisitions. Catalogue Link
8 Richard C. Ramer Old & Rare Books Special List 287: The Augustinian Order 26 items about the Augustinians or by Augustinians, with color illustrations. Catalogue Link
9 The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd 30 Antiquarian Items: Canon, Civil, Common, Ecclesiastical and Roman Law E-List 30 Items Catalogue Link
10 Patrick McGahern Books Catalogue 262 Canada, Arctic, Travel, Illustrated, Bindings, Antiquarian Catalogue Link
11 M. A. Stroh Patents 285 patents Catalogue Link
12 Antiquariaat Fragmenta Selecta Antiquity & Humanism: Books from 1501 to 1804 60 Old & Rare Books Catalogue Link
13 J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS LLC A Miscellany of 40 Musical Items In Celebration of Our 40th Anniversary Catalogue Link
14 Richard C. Ramer Old & Rare Books Special List 286: Fourteen Recent Acquisitions Recent acquisitions, with full-color illustrations. Catalogue Link
15 The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd 30 Antiquarian Items: Canon, Civil, Common, Ecclesiastical and Roman Law E-List 30 Items Catalogue Link
16 Abby Schoolman Books Boston Book Fair 2017 Contemporary Art Bookbindings, Artists' Books, and Original Art Catalogue Link
17 The Wayfarer's Bookshop Exploration, Travels & Voyages. Books, Maps & Prints. Including Islamic and Russian Items Catalogue Link
18 Lord Durham Rare Books LDRB Offering DEC 2017 37 items : 11 Collections; 6 Books; 11 Manuscripts ; 2 Photos ; 6 Prints and 2 Ephemera Catalogue Link
19 Ken Sanders Rare Books E-Catalogue #8: Enlightened Times 18th-century books. Catalogue Link
20 Ken Sanders Rare Books E-Catalogue #7: A Musical Blend Books about music in a variety of genres. Catalogue Link
21 Raptis Rare Books Raptis Rare Books Holiday Catalog Browse exceptional gifts in this Holiday Catalog Catalogue Link
22 Raptis Rare Books Fall 2017 - From Dante to Dylan Raptis Rare Books Autumn 2017 Catalog of Fine and Rare Books Catalogue Link
23 W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera List Two : New York City, 1961-1974 30 items relating to NYC counterculture and avant garde Catalogue Link
24 Primary Sources, Uncharted Americana Catalogue 1 Paper Americana Catalogue Link
25 Richard C. Ramer Old & Rare Books Special List 285: The Basque Country and Navarre 15 items related to the Basque Country and Navarre, with color illustrations. Catalogue Link
26 The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd 30 Antiquarian Items: Canon, Civil, Common, Ecclesiastical and Roman Law E-List 30 Items Catalogue Link
27 Stuart Lutz Historic Documents Historic Documents Including American presidential documents and more Catalogue Link
28 Antiquates Ltd List Ba - Books by, for and about Women 75 books written by, for and about Women Catalogue Link
29 Patrick McGahern Books Catalogue 261 Arctica Catalogue Link
30 Richard C. Ramer Old & Rare Books Special List 284: The Craesbeeck Printing Dynasty Fourteen items printed by the Craesbeecks, in Portugal Catalogue Link
31 The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd 30 Antiquarian Items: Civil, Common and Ecclesiastical Law E-List 30 Items Catalogue Link
32 Shelley and Son Books Inklings Catalog 8 Catalogue Link
33 Richard C. Ramer Old & Rare Books Special List 283: Catalunya Twenty-seven items on Catalunya, with color illustrations. Catalogue Link
34 J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS LLC Catalogue 82 - Part 2: M-Z Opera Scores from the Collection of Jerome Holover Catalogue Link
35 The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd 30 Antiquarian Titles: Civil, Common, Ecclesiastical and Rabbinical Law E-List 30 Items Catalogue Link
36 Asia Bookroom China in Print 2017 Hong Kong Rare Book, Photograph, and Map Fair Catalogue Link
37 Richard C. Ramer Old & Rare Books Special List 282: The Carmelite Order Fifteen items on the Carmelites, with full-color illustrations. Catalogue Link
38 J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS LLC Catalogue 82 - Part 1: A-L Opera Scores from the Collection of Jerome Holover Catalogue Link
39 The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd 30 Antiquarian Items: Canon, Civil, Common and Roman Law E-List 30 Items Catalogue Link
40 Hyraxia Books A Stephen King Collection Nearly 400 items by or related to Stephen King, including lettered editions, proofs and signed first Catalogue Link
41 Richard C. Ramer Old & Rare Books Special List 281: Thirty-Five Items Recently Catalogued Thirty-five items recently catalogued, with full-color illustrations. Catalogue Link
42 The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd 30 Antiquarian Items: Common, Civil and Canon Law E-List 30 Items Catalogue Link
43 Daniel Crouch Rare Books The World in the Palm of Your Hand A Collection of 18th Century Pocket Globes Catalogue Link
44 Hordern House Rare Books Australia The land Australia: imagined, invented, recounted, mapped, colonised, explored & settled Catalogue Link
45 Patrick McGahern Books Catalogue 260 Canadiana, Angling & Sporting, and Antiquarian Books Catalogue Link
46 Henry Berry, books/ephemera Einstein-related letters, Jose Rodriquez Migueis manuscripts Letters about Einstein by friends, Portuguese writer manuscripts Catalogue Link
47 J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS LLC Igor Stravinsky A Collection of Works by and about the Composer, Libretti, and Scores Catalogue Link
48 Daniel Crouch Rare Books The John W. Galiardo Collection of World Maps E-catalogue Catalogue Link
49 Antiquates Ltd Ink Fair London 2017 Highlights of our stock, exhibited at the INK Fair London Catalogue Link
50 Antiquates Ltd List Ay - Presentations & Associations 70 presentation and association copies Catalogue Link

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  • <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
  • <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.

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