• <b><center>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>December 14/15<br>Printed Books, Maps & Playing Cards, Jane Austen, Children’s & Illustrated Books, Modern First Editions</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec 14/15:</b> [Austen, Jane]. <i>Sense and Sensibility: A Novel,</i> 3 volumes, 1st edition, 1811. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec 14/15:</b> [Austen, Jane]. <i>Pride and Prejudice: A Novel...</i> 3 volumes, 1st edition, 1813. £60,000 to £80,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec 14/15:</b> Burton (Richard F). <i>The Lake Regions of Central Africa,</i> 1st edition, 2 volumes, 1860. £500 to £700.
    <b><center>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>December 14/15<br>Printed Books, Maps & Playing Cards, Jane Austen, Children’s & Illustrated Books, Modern First Editions</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec 14/15:</b> Dampier (William). <i>A New Voyage Around The World,</i> 1st edition, London: James Knapton, 1697. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec 14/15:</b> Weston (Stephen). <i>Siao cu lin, or, A small collection of Chinese characters...,</i> 1812. £300 to £400.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec 14/15:</b> China. Speed (John). <i>The Kingdome of China,</i> George Humble, [1627]. £1,200 to £1,600.
    <b><center>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>December 14/15<br>Printed Books, Maps & Playing Cards, Jane Austen, Children’s & Illustrated Books, Modern First Editions</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec 14/15:</b> Shelley (Mary Wollstonecraft). <i>Frankenstein,</i> 3rd edition, 1831. £3,000 to £5,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec 14/15:</b> Chapbook. <i>Captain Ross's Voyage to the North Pole,</i> circa 1830s/40s. £100 to £200.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec 14/15:</b> Transformation playing cards. Metastasis, London: S. and J. Fuller, 1811. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b><center>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>December 14/15<br>Printed Books, Maps & Playing Cards, Jane Austen, Children’s & Illustrated Books, Modern First Editions</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec 14/15:</b> Kelmscott Press. Morris (William). <i>The Well at the World's End,</i> presentation copy, 1896. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec 14/15:</b> Fleming (Ian). <i>Moonraker,</i> 1st edition, 2nd state, 1955. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec 14/15:</b> Plath (Sylvia). <i>The Bell Jar,</i> 1st edition, London: Heinemann, 1963. £3,000 to £4,000.
  • <b><center>Maison Bibelot<br>Online Only Auction<br>The Bucciarelli Collection:<br>Ancient Books and Incunabula<br>Dec. 6-14, 2022</b>
    <b>Maison Bibelot, Dec. 6-14:</b> Plato. <i>Platonis Opera,</i> Venetiis: a Philippo Pincio Mantuano hoc opus Impressum fuit, Anno d[omi]ni. M.cccccxvii. Die.xxii. Aprilis (22 aprile 1517). €800 to €1,000.
    <b>Maison Bibelot, Dec. 6-14:</b> Francesco Robortello. <i>In librum Aristotelis de arte Poetica, explicationes,</i> Basileae: per Ioannem Heruagium iuniorem, 1555. In folio. €500 to €800.
    <b>Maison Bibelot, Dec. 6-14:</b> <i>Instrumento della compra del Ducato di Terra Nova.</i> Atto notarile cinquecentesco, manoscritto pergamenaceo, con bella miniatura iniziale, composto da 5 bifolio (300x225 mm) scritti recto e verso. €300 to €400.
    <b><center>Maison Bibelot<br>Online Only Auction<br>The Bucciarelli Collection:<br>Ancient Books and Incunabula<br>Dec. 6-14, 2022</b>
    <b>Maison Bibelot, Dec. 6-14:</b> Giovanni Bertachini. <i>Repertorii Bertachini,</i> Venetiis: 1507, 2 voll. (di 3). In folio. Importante post incunabolo. €1,800 to €2,200.
    <b>Maison Bibelot, Dec. 6-14:</b> Paulus de Middelburgo. <i>Pavlina De recta Paschae celebratione: et De die passionis Domini nostri Iesu Christi,</i> 1513. €1,500 to €2,000.
    <b>Maison Bibelot, Dec. 6-14:</b> Gaius Svetonius. <i>Suetonius Tranquillus cum Philippi Beroaldi, et Marci Antonii Sabellici commentariis,</i> Venetiis, 1500. €1,000 to €1,500.
    <b><center>Maison Bibelot<br>Online Only Auction<br>The Bucciarelli Collection:<br>Ancient Books and Incunabula<br>Dec. 6-14, 2022</b>
    <b>Maison Bibelot, Dec. 6-14:</b> Cicero Marco Tullio. <i>Rhetoricorum ad C. Herennium libri IV incerto auctore,</i> Venetiis: Aldus, 1569: €250 to €300.
    <b>Maison Bibelot, Dec. 6-14:</b> Rupertus Tuitiensis. <i>Ruperti abbatis monasterii Tuitiensis,</i> Apud foelicem Coloniam, 1526. Aeditio prima. In folio. €800 to €1,500.
    <b>Maison Bibelot, Dec. 6-14:</b> Agostino Nifo. <i>Destructiones destructionum Auerroys cum Augustini niphi de Suessa expositione,</i> Venetijs: Octauiani Scoti 1497, 1495, 2 pt. in 1 vol. €2,000 to €2,400.
    <b><center>Maison Bibelot<br>Online Only Auction<br>The Bucciarelli Collection:<br>Ancient Books and Incunabula<br>Dec. 6-14, 2022</b>
    <b>Maison Bibelot, Dec. 6-14:</b> Giorgio Vasari. <i>Le vite de' piu eccellenti pittori, scultori, e architettori... Primo Volume della Terza Parte,</i> Fiorenza: Appresso i Giunti, 1568. €600 to €800.
    <b>Maison Bibelot, Dec. 6-14:</b> Hieronymus (santo). <i>Epistole sancti Hieronymi,</i> Lugduni: Per Magistrum Iacobum Saccon, 1518. €1,000 to €1,500.
    <b>Maison Bibelot, Dec. 6-14:</b> Tommaso d'Aquino. <i>Incipiunt preclarissima opuscula diui Thome aquinatis,</i> Venetijs: ingenio ac impensa Hermanni Lichtenstein Coloniensis, 1497. €300 to €500.
  • <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books<br> December 8, 2022</b>
    <b>Swann December 8:</b> Friedrich Justin Bertuch, <i>Bilderbuch für Kinder,</i> Weimar, 1792, 1798, 1802, 1805, 1822. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Swann December 8:</b> Sebastian Münster, <i>Novae Insulae XXVI Nova Tabula,</i> Basel, 1552. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann December 8:</b> Sebastian Münster & Hans Holbein, <i>Typus Cosmographicus Universales,</i> Basel, 1532. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann December 8:</b> Franz Unger, <i>Die Urwelt in Ihren Verschiedenen Bildungsperioden,</i> 16 tinted lithographed plates, Weigel, 1858. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Swann December 8:</b> Charles Varle, Wiliam Warner & Andrew Hanna, <i>Plan of the City of Environs of Baltimore,</i> Baltimore, 1801. $8,000 to $12,000.
  • <center><b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop<br>Catalogue 195<br>Magnificent Books & Manuscripts<br>Free on request</b>
    <b>19th Century Shop, Catalogue 195:</b> Benjamin Franklin on Electricity. Inscribed presentation copy.
    <b>19th Century Shop, Catalogue 195:</b> Frederick Douglass. Letter on civil war and the end of slavery.
    <b>19th Century Shop, Catalogue 195:</b> Carleton Watkins. A major American West photo album.
    <b>19th Century Shop, Catalogue 195:</b> Einstein. General Theory of Relativity inscribed by Einstein.
    <b>19th Century Shop, Catalogue 195:</b> The Federalist. Rare deluxe thick-paper copy.
    <b>19th Century Shop, Catalogue 195:</b> Emma Johnston. Archive of 350 salt prints by a Victorian female photographer.

Rare Book Monthly

Articles - December - 2020 Issue

Jeschke Van Vliet Auctions Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Rare Books, Prints and Historical Photography Sale December 4

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Temminck and Laugier de Chartrouse's ornithology.

Jeschke Van Vliet Auctions of Berlin is celebrating a milestone, their 30th anniversary in the trade. They specialize in auctions of books, art, and related material. This auction is focused on old and rare books and other items in the “works on paper” field, notably prints and photographs. The sale title is 30 Years Jubilee Auction Rare Books, Decorative Prints, Historical Photography.

 

The sale will be held on December 4, 2020. Most bids will be placed online and their catalogue can be viewed, and bids placed, on LiveAuctioneers. There are over 500 lots offered and they are filled with all sorts of antiquarian and important material. The catalogue and bidding instructions can be found on LiveActioneers at the following link: www.liveauctioneers.com/catalog/185198_30-years-rare-books-prints-photography.

 

Jeschke Van Vliet has provided a description of a few of the highlights of the sale which are as follow:

 

Lot 84 Atlases - - Abraham Ortelius. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. With coloured copper title and 91 mostly double-page coloured copper maps on 70 sheets. Antwerp, A. C. van Diest 1574. folio. 10 sheets, 70 number. sheet, (1 p.), 48 sheets Modern red-brow leather strap.

 

With coloured engraved title and 91 mostly double paged coloured engraved maps on 70 leaves. - Modern handbound full morocco leather binding in 18th. century style with gilded fillets, fleurons and gilded spine title. - Fourth Latin edition, which was published in 1570, with 53 maps. Complete copy. Most of the maps engraved by Frans Hogenberg show the world in oval, the continents America, Asia, Africa, Europe, partial maps of Europe with England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, France (with partial maps of Bourges, Loire, Calais and Vermandois, Narbonne, Burgundy) Germany (actually Central Europe, with sub-maps of Lower Saxony, Dithmarschen, Mansfeld, Bavaria, Franconia, Saxony, Pomerania, Prussia, Swabia, Thuringia, Würrtemberg, etc.), Netherlands and Belgium, Scandinavia (with partial maps of Denmark), Bohemia, Moravia, Silesia, Switzerland, Austria (with partial maps of Tyrol, Salzburg), Italy (with numerous partial maps), Cyprus, Poland (with partial maps of Livonia), Greece, Hungary, Transylvania, Balkans, Baltic States, Russia, Persia, India, Turkey, Arabia (with partial maps of Palestine, Egypt, Kathargo, Asia Minor), as well as Abyssinia, the mythological map of the kingdom of the Priest-King John in Africa. The maps in predominantly good condition and impressions with high contrasts usually magnificent surface and border coloured. Enriched with impressive volute cartouches, sailing ships and sea monsters. The exotic countries and areas are often enriched with native inhabitants and animals. - Clean copy, some pages with minimally old backings, some leafs only at the outer margin slightly brown respectively minimally waterstained. Altogether a very good and mostly broad margined copy of this famous atlas.

 

Estimate: 28.000€

 


Lot 454 Yves Klein (1928 Nice - 1962 Paris). 
Exhibition catalogue with additional unique monochrome and two colour serigraphs. Monochrome and Fire. Exhibition cat. Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld, 1961. 3 loose double sheets in an OPp. envelope. 4°. Includes a monochrome with gold leaf applications on gold foil, as well as a pink and a blue colour serigraphy. Each approx. 32 x 23 cm. Each fixed to a point on a backing and mounted under passepartout.

 

Exhibition catalogue with additional monochrome and two color serigraphs. 3 loose double sheets in original envelope. Includes a monochrome with gold leaf applications on gold foil, which is in every edition a unique piece as well as a pink and a blue color serigraphy. - Catalogue of the artist's very solo exhibition exhibition in Germany, which was also his first institutional exhibition abroad. Until Klein's death one year later it was to remain the only public museum exhibition during his lifetime. The three works were published together with the exhibition catalog. - Envelope slightly browned, bumped and with minimal soiling. The two color serigraphs with minimal rubbing and delicate crease marks. The blue serigraph with bumped corners. Both works of intense colour. The monochrome in gold bumped at the corners and, due to the nature of the work slightly creased along the lower edge. Overall very clean and shiny.

 

Estimate: 12.000€

 

 

Lot 305 Ornithology - - C. J. u. (G. M. J.) M. und Laugier de Chartrouse Temminck. Nouveau recueil de planches coloriées d'oiseaux, por servir de suite et de complément aux planches enluminées de Buffon. 5 vols. With 600 (5 double leaf size) old coloured copper plates. Paris, F. G. Levrault, and Amsterdam, L. Imbert, 1838. folio (37:28 cm). Red Hldr. of the 20th century in the style of the time with gilded spine, title at the back and head gilt cut (sign: I. Saulnier).

 

First edition of Temminck's monumental work. The splendid plates in bright colouring with approx. 800 depictions of birds by and to N. Huet and J.-G. Prêtre on 600 plates, partly heightened with protein. 5 Vol. Red half leather. of the 20th century in the style of the time with gilding on the back, title on the back and Head gilt cut (sign: I. Saulnier). - Wide-margined copy of the edition usually designated as 4to. - Text plate somewhat foxed, the plates not affected, slightly browned in places; title with weak water margin due to detachment of a paste over the printing place, vol. 5, plates 565-573 and corresponding text plate with weak brown spot in the bunch, in vol. 5 at the end (Addition and Tableau méthodique) with water margin in the upper outer corner, 1 sheet missing (of the Preface) and, as often, the 12 p. "Prospectus" by Cuvier.

 

Estimate: 15.000€

 

 

Lot 43 Book of Hours. Illuminated manuscript. - With 6 splendid gold heightened initials with rich fleuronée, numerous initials in gold tincture, as well as numerous lombards rubbed in blue and red. Germany 15th/16th century. Textura in blue, red and brown ink. Vellum. 13,4 x 7,8 cm (typeface 8,6 x 5,7 cm). 18 lines. 170 sheets. 12° - The low German Book of Hours begins with the Calendar (Fol.1-12). Geographically, the veneration of saints in the calendar refers to the Westphalian-Rhenish area. Folio 3v. names Bishop Ludger of Münster, and folio 10v. names Bishop Severin of Cologne in the calendar of saints. These regional saints, who are only noted with additional place names, are flanked by Bishop Lambert of Liège (fol. 9v), Valerius of Trier (fol.1v) and international references such as Bishop Ambrose of Milan (fol. 4r.). The female staff of saints include St. Agueta, Appollonie, Scholastica, Juliana, Sophia, Justina, Clara, Tecla and Victoria. - The Office of Mary (fol.13-59.) begins with a splendid floral stem-filled Intiale and continues with the hourly prayers until the completion and is concluded by the Marian antiphon Salve Regina. Remarkable are the Lower German Prayer Institutes found in fol.45, the wording of which can partly be found in Marlies Stählis, manuscripts of the cathedral library in Hildesheim (p.310). After that there are the Crucifixion of Jesus (fol. 60-71), the Psalms (fol. 72-87), Heiligenlitanei (fol.87v-89v.), as well as Hymns and Vigilia (fol.90ff). - Beautiful manuscript, the initials partly reminiscent of the goldsmith's type in gold and opaque colours with fine white heightening with rich fleuronné, the litany of saints with sticks as line fillers, few leaves with minimally erased text, this one completed by hand. Red cut.

 

Estimate: 5.000€

 

Lot 218 Astronomy - - Abraham ben Samuel) Avraham ben Shemuel Zakut (Zacuto bzw. Zacut. Almanach perpetuu(m) exactissime nuper eme(n)datu(m) omniu(m) celi motuum cum additionib(us) in eo factis tenens complementum. Venice, Petrus Liechenstein, 1502. (colophon: Jmpressum est ac absolutu(m) Venetijs q(uam) accuratissima fide ... charactere Per Petru(m) Liechtenstein Coloniensem Anno Salutifere incarnationis 1502. Die 15 Julij.) 243, 1 w. Bll. 4°. Blind embossed pigskin strap over wooden covers with centre buckle

 

Exceedingly rare third Latin edition of Zacuto's "Almanach" (or Ephemerides) that revolutionized ocean navigation and was used by Columbus and Vasco da Gama while travelling. - Contemporary blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, with single middle clasp, handwritten label to cover, and handwritten title to spine (slight wear and soiling, lower spine end slightly damaged by worming).

 

Estimate: 20.000€

 

Lot 417: Salvador Dalí. Les Douze Tribus d'Israël. Hommage à Israël for this 25th anniversary. Préface de Abba Eban. With 13 original hand-coloured cold needle etchings by S. Dali. Fribourg, Éditions Transworld Art S.A., 1973. large folio. Loose sheets in Or.-Lwd.-Chemise in OLwd.-Cassette (a little bit stained and scraped). -

 

One of 60 copies "EA". - Michler/Löpsinger 618-630th - Field 72-6th - Rare Dalí graphic series for the 25th anniversary of Israel, in which each of the twelve tribes of Israel is dedicated a separate sheet, symbolically uniting them together on the 1st etching. Printing note and the graphics each signed in pencil at the lower margin and inscribed "EA". Nice copy with all text sheets. One of 60 copies "EA". - Rare Dalí series of prints for the 25th anniversary of Israel, in which each of the twelve tribes of Israel is dedicated a separate sheet, symbolically uniting them together on the 1st etching. Printing note and the graphics each signed in pencil at the lower margin and inscribed "EA". - Nice copy with all text sheets.

 

Estimate: 12.000€

 

Zoology - - J.-B. Audebert. Histoire naturelle des singes, peints d'après nature (and) Histoire naturelle (des singes et) des makis. With 63 copper plates, 61 of them in colour engraving, partly completed with hand colouring by Audebert. (10 deliveries in 1 vol.). Paris, Desrays, An VIII (1799 -1800), folio ( 54 x 35 cm). HLdr. at present with title and rverg.(more rubbed).

 

Rare and at the same time one of the most beautiful works on monkeys, luxuriously furnished (The list of subscribers lists 139 copies). With 63 copper plates, 61 of them in color cast, partly supplemented with hand coloring by Audebert. A. replaced the watercolour paints that had previously been used for colour engraving with oil paints in a newly developed process and thus achieved a previously unattained colour effect. - 3 text sheets with old repaired tear, one of them longer, few text sheets with small tear in the untrimmed margin. Partially light to moderate foxing, few weak fingerprints.

 

Estimate: 10.000€

 

Jeschke Van Vliet Auctions can be reached at +49 30 22 66 77 00 or info@jvv-berlin.de. Their website is found at www.jvv-berlin.de. Lots can be viewed and bids placed on LiveAuctioneers at www.liveauctioneers.com/catalog/185198_30-years-rare-books-prints-photography.

Rare Book Monthly

  • <center><b>University Archives<br>Rare Autographs, Manuscripts & Books<br>December 14, 2022</b>
    <b>University Archives, Dec. 14:</b> Thomas Jefferson, Long ALS to Ronaldson "I consider Bonaparte as fighting our battles, and there I wish him success...” $35,000 to $45,000.
    <b>University Archives, Dec. 14:</b> G.A. Custer. PSA Mint 9 Brady CDV Signed with Rank, Best Signature/Pose We Have Ever Seen. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>University Archives, Dec. 14:</b> B. Franklin. 1733 Signed Philadelphia Partial Land Grant Dated Less Than 6 Months After Launch of "Poor Richard's Almanack". $12,000 to $15,000.
    <center><b>University Archives<br>Rare Autographs, Manuscripts & Books<br>December 14, 2022</b>
    <b>University Archives, Dec. 14:</b> Abraham Lincoln On Executive Mansion Stationery Replies to An Autograph Request! Fantastic Example. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>University Archives, Dec. 14:</b> G. Washington. Free Frank to Maj. Tallmadge Re: Culper Courier. $12,000 to $14,000.
    <b>University Archives, Dec. 14:</b> Albert Einstein ALS, “I am happy to see that a Jew is always 'en famille' wherever his steps lead him on this earth.” $5,000 to $6,000.
    <center><b>University Archives<br>Rare Autographs, Manuscripts & Books<br>December 14, 2022</b>
    <b>University Archives, Dec. 14:</b> Incredible Utah 1857 Mormon War Period Ft. Bridger Ledger: Afr. American Content, Mention of Armstead, Bernard Bee, RE Lee’s Son, 120pp! $10,000 to $12,000.
    <b>University Archives, Dec. 14:</b> Apollo XI. PSA Mint +9.5 Insurance Cover Signed by Armstrong, Aldrin & Collins, From Buzz Aldrin Family Space Collection. $8,000 to $10,000.
    <b>University Archives, Dec. 14:</b> Booker T. Washington, 17 Pages "Proud of Race...In & out of slavery...It is said that the strongest chain is no stronger than its weakest link." Handwritten Speech Notes. $8,000 to $9,000.
    <center><b>University Archives<br>Rare Autographs, Manuscripts & Books<br>December 14, 2022</b>
    <b>University Archives, Dec. 14:</b> R. Wallenberg. Signed Schutz-Pass Doc, With Rare Full Signature. $7,000 to $8,000.
    <b>University Archives, Dec. 14:</b> Freud & Jung Together, Most Famous Photo in Psychology History! September 1911, Weimar, Germany. $6,000 to $7,000.
    <b>University Archives, Dec. 14:</b> JFK Oversized Photo with Jackie & Caroline, Signed and Inscribed, Stunning! $3,500 to $4,500.
  • <b><center>Aste Bolaffi<br>Rare Books and Autographs<br>December 14-15, 2022</b>
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, Dec. 14-15:</b> Two first editions by Adrian Spigelius in a Sammelband: <i>De humani corporis fabrica</i> from 1627 and <i>De formato foetu</i> from 1626. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, Dec. 14-15:</b> Splendid coloured copy by Frederick De Wit, <i>Atlas maior,</i> Amsterdam, 1705. €20,000 to €30,000.
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, Dec. 14-15:</b> First edition by Marco Ricci, <i>Varia Marci Ricci Pictoris prestantissimi Experimenta,</i> Venice, Orsolini, 1723-1730. €20,000 to €25,000.
    <b><center>Aste Bolaffi<br>Rare Books and Autographs<br>December 14-15, 2022</b>
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, Dec. 14-15:</b> First edition by MicheleMarieschi, <i>Magnificentiores selectioresque Urbis Venetiarum prospectus,</i> Venice, 1741. €30,000 to €40,000.
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, Dec. 14-15:</b> Magnificent album by Louis-Leopold Boilly, Collection de dessins, calques et acquerelles, 1822. €20,000 to €25,000.
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, Dec. 14-15:</b> Rare musical score by Gioachino Rossini from 1858. €6,500 to €7,500.
  • <b><center>Doyle<br>The Collection of a New York Surveyor<br>December 16, 2022</b>
    <b>Doyle, The Collection of a New York Surveyor:</b> Lot 3. Francis M. Maerschalk. Manuscript plan of Philip Minthorne's land in Bowery 3. $2,000-3,000
    <b>Doyle, The Collection of a New York Surveyor:</b> Lot 30. William Bridges. A Map of a Block of Ground situate in Water Street between Walnut and Fir Streets. $3,000-5,000
    <b>Doyle, The Collection of a New York Surveyor:</b> Lot 4. Francis M. Maerschalk. M. Barrack Street/Road from Spring Garden to Fresh Water. $5,000-8,000
    <b>Doyle, The Collection of a New York Surveyor:</b> Lot 46. Love Lane. Map of Land and Buildings the property of Samuel I Tobias Esqr. $2,000-3,000
    <center><b>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>December 16, 2022</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 157. Stephen King. <i>Christine.</i> New York: Viking Press, 1983. First trade edition, inscribed by the author. $1,500-2,500
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 163. Charles Lindbergh. “We.” New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1927. First edition, Author’s Autograph Edition. $1,000-1,500
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 177. A.A. Milne. <i>Winnie-the-Pooh.</i> London: Methuen, 1926. First English trade edition, first impression. $1,000-1,500
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 196. William Shakespeare. <i>Othello, the Moor of Venice.</i> London: printed for W. Weak, 1681. $4,000-6,000
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 203. John Steinbeck. <i>The Grapes of Wrath.</i> New York: Viking, 1939. First edition. $1,000-1,500
  • <b>ALDE, Dec. 20:</b> VOLTAIRE. Œuvres complètes. [Kehl], Société littéraire et typographique, 1784-1789. 70 vol. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b>ALDE, Dec. 20:</b> <i>ENCYCLOPÉDIE MÉTHODIQUE…</i> Paris, Panckoucke ; Liège, Plompteux, 1782-1832. 254 volumes in-4. €10,000 to €12,000.
    <b>ALDE, Dec. 20:</b> RUYSCH (FREDERIK). <i>Thesaurus anatomicus primus [–decimus]. Het eerste [–tiende] anatomisch cabinet.</i> Amsterdam, 1701-1716. €10,000 to €12,000.
    <b>ALDE, Dec. 20:</b> [MARCELLO (CRISTOFORO)]. <i>Sacrarum cæremoniarum sive rituum ecclesiasticorum S. Rom. Ecclesiæ libri tres.</i> Venise, Giunta, 1582. €2,000 to €3,000.
    <b>ALDE, Dec. 20:</b> [RABEL (DANIEL)]. <i>Theatrum Floræ, in quo ex toto orbe selecti mirabiles, venustiores, ac præcipui flores, tanquam ab ipsius deæ sinu proferuntur.</i> Paris, Pierre Firens, 1627. €3,000 to €4,000.
    <b>ALDE, Dec. 20:</b> VALERIANO (PIEIRIO). <i>[Hieroglyphica, sive de sacris Ægyptiorum aliarumque gentium literis, commentariorum libri LVIII]…</i> Francfort, 1613-[1614]. €2,000 to €3,000.
    <b>ALDE, Dec. 20:</b> BRUN (CLAUDE). [Cours manuscrit de Jérôme Dandini sur la Physique d'Aristote et disputes philosophiques des étudiants du collège jésuite de Bourges]. Conclusiones physic… 1579-1580. €2,000 to €3,000.
    <b>ALDE, Dec. 20:</b> CLERISSEAU (CHARLES-LOUIS). <i>Antiquités de la France. Première partie.</i> [Monuments de Nismes]. Paris, 1778. €1,000 to €1,200.
    <b>ALDE, Dec. 20:</b> LE FÈVRE (L.-C.). <i>Grand escalier du château de Versailles, dit escalier des ambassadeurs, ordonné et peint par Charles Le Brun.</i> Paris, s.d. €800 to €1,000.
  • <b>Bonhams, Dec. 13:</b> KEPLER INVESTIGATES PLANETARY MOTION. KEPLER, JOHANNES. 1571-1630. $400,000 to $600,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 13:</b> THE FINAL ILLUSTRATION OF POOH AND PIGLET IN THE HUNDRED ACRE WOOD. $250,000 to $350,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 13:</b> GUTENBERG BIBLE LEAF. $60,000 to $90,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 13:</b> ORTELIUS, ABRAHAM. 1527-1598. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 13:</b> KNIGHT, HILARY. "Christmas Dinner at Maxime de la Falaise's" $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 13:</b> GERSHWIN WORKING MUSICAL MANUSCRIPT PAGE FROM <i>OF THEE I SING.</i> $3,000 to $5,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 13:</b> GILBERT, W.S. Original typed manuscript for <i>The Story of the Mikado.</i> $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 13:</b> FINAL TYPED MANUSCRIPT FOR V.C. ANDREWS CLASSIC <I>FLOWERS IN THE ATTIC.</I> $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 13:</b> ANNOTATED TYPESCRIPT DRAFT FOR KIPLING'S FINAL MOWGLI STORY. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 13:</b> PRESENTATION COPY OF GUYS AND DOLLS. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 13:</b> CHARLES DICKENS' CHINA INKWELL FEATURING A BEE READING, FROM GAD'S HILL. $6,000 to $8,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 13:</b> NELSON'S BATTLE PLAN FOR TRAFALGAR. $200,000 to $300,000
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Age of Wonder<br>Nov. 25 – Dec. 9, 2022</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 25-Dec. 9:</b> Darwin, Charles. His definitive statement on natural selection, and his legacy. $600,000 to $800,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 25-Dec. 9:</b> Darwin, Charles and Alfred Russel Wallace. Darwin announces the theory of natural selection. $250,000 to $350,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 25-Dec. 9:</b> Jenner, Edward. Autograph letter, addressed to Dr. Wollaston, dated 21 November 1800, discussing the possible ill-effects of vaccination. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Age of Wonder<br>Nov. 25 – Dec. 9, 2022</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 25-Dec. 9:</b> De Quincey, Thomas. Autograph letter signed (Thos. De Quincey). "A conclusive experiment on the profit of leaving of leaving off opium.” $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 25-Dec. 9:</b> Melville, Herman. <i>Moby-Dick; or, The Whale.</i> New York: Harper & Brothers, 1851. “And God created great whales.” $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 25-Dec. 9:</b> Foote, Eunice Newton. "Circumstances affecting the heat of the sun's rays," [In:] <i>The American Journal of Science and Arts…</i> New York, 1856. $8,000 to $12,000.
  • <center><b>Christie’s<br> Valuable Books and Manuscripts<br> London, 14 December 2022</b>
    <center><b>Christie’s<br> Valuable Books and Manuscripts<br> London, 14 December 2022</b>
    <center><b>Christie’s<br> Valuable Books and Manuscripts<br> London, 14 December 2022</b>
    <center><b>Christie’s<br> Valuable Books and Manuscripts<br> London, 14 December 2022</b>
    <center><b>Christie’s<br> Valuable Books and Manuscripts<br> London, 14 December 2022</b>

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