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Rare Book Hub: 56 Auctions Archived, another 30 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 14 February 2020, 56 auctions were archived; 13 denominated in euros, 6 in British pounds, and 37 in US dollars.  Turnover was $7,341,307 as 17,611 lots were offered...

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Rare Book Hub: 37 Auctions Archived, another 28 Upcoming this Week.

For the week ended Saturday, 7 February 2020, 37 auctions have been archived; denominated 1 in Swiss francs, 11 in euros, 1 in Swedish krona, and 24 in US dollars.  Turnover was...

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Rare Book Hub: 35 Auctions Archived, another 24 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday 31 January 2020 35 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 9 denominated in euros, 6 in British pounds, 2 in Mexican pesos, and 18 in US...

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Rare Book Hub: 35 Auctions Archived, another 25 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 24 January 2020, 35 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 9 denominated in euros, 6 denominated in British pounds, and 20 in US dollars. ...

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Rare Book Hub: 36 Auctions Archived, another 33 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 17 January, 36 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 5 in euros, 1 in British pounds, and 30 in US dollars.  Turnover was $14,452,797 as...

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Rare Book Hub: 23 Auctions Archived, another 25 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 10 January 2020, 23 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 6 denominated in euros, 1 in British pounds, and 16 in US dollars.  Turnover...

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Rare Book Hub: 26 Auctions Archived, another 28 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 3 January 2020, 26 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 14 denominated in euros and 12 in US dollars.  Six thousand eight hundred forty...

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Rare Book Hub: 52 Auctions Archived, another 12 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday 20 December 2019 52 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 24 denominated in euros, 2 in British pounds, and 26 in US dollars.   Turnover...

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Rare Book Hub: 62 Auctions Archived, another 36 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 13 December 2019, 62 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 1 in Swiss francs, 18 in euros, 10 in British pounds, 1 in Mexican pesos, and 32 in...

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Rare Book Hub: 38 Auctions Archived, another 54 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 6 December 2019, 38 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 1 in Swiss francs, 13 in euros, 5 in British pounds, 18 in US dollars and 1 in...

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  • <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.
  • <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 €