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   For the week ending Saturday September 12th, 9 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 2 denominated in euros, 2 in British pounds, and 5 in US dollars.  Turnover was $669,316 as 2,929 lots were offered and 2,646 sold for an 90.34% success rate. 

1 auction saw total sales exceed 100% of the high estimates of all lots offered in the sale: 

FerratonSPECIAL PUBLIC SALE Africa - Oceania - Pre-Columbian America BOOKS AND ARTICLES on September 5th: 226.23% 


8 sales saw at least 80% of their lots sell: 

Heritage AuctionsComics - Internet bidstart 8/30 on September 6th: 98.87% 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters - Internet bidstart 8/30 on September 6th: 98.73% 
Aspire AuctionsPrints - Online - Internet Bidstart 8/28 on September 5th: 98.21% 
Heritage AuctionsRare Books - Internet bidstart 9/3 on September 10th: 92.86% 
TooveysPrints on September 9th: 89.66% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on September 8th: 85.48% 
FerratonSPECIAL PUBLIC SALE Africa - Oceania - Pre-Columbian America BOOKS AND ARTICLES on September 5th: 83.66% 
Bloomsbury AuctionsBibliophile on September 10th: 81.68% 


9 total sales reported this week: 

Heritage AuctionsRare Books - Internet bidstart 9/3 on September 10th: 92.86% 
TooveysPrints on September 9th: 89.66% 
Bloomsbury AuctionsBibliophile on September 10th: 81.68% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on September 8th: 85.48% 
FerratonSPECIAL PUBLIC SALE Africa - Oceania - Pre-Columbian America BOOKS AND ARTICLES on September 5th: 83.66% 
Aspire AuctionsPrints - Online - Internet Bidstart 8/28 on September 5th: 98.21% 
PBA GalleriesFine Books on September 3rd: 75.00% 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters - Internet bidstart 8/30 on September 6th: 98.73% 
Heritage AuctionsComics - Internet bidstart 8/30 on September 6th: 98.87% 

 
The Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Ferraton « Voyages Haut Congo ». Manuscrit autographe comprenant deux volumes : on September 5th Actual price: USD $32,200.
  2. PBA Galleries Fruits of Mormonism, or a fair and candid Statement of Facts illustrative of Mormon Principles, Mormon Policy, and Mormon Character, by more than Forty Eye-Witnesses on September 3rd Actual price: USD $18,000.
  3. PBA Galleries A Chronological History of the Discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean on September 3rd Actual price: USD $7,200.
  4. PBA Galleries Thirty-eight stereoview photographs of Alaska and the Pacific Northwest, most by Richard Maynard on September 3rd Actual price: USD $6,600.
  5. PBA Galleries [The Grounds and Rules of Musick explained: or, An Introduction to the art of singing by note Fitted to the meanest capacities] on September 3rd Actual price: USD $4,800.
  6. Bloomsbury Auctions ou Exposition des Considerations Relatives a l'Histoire Naturelle des Animaux 2 vol. on September 10th Actual price: USD $4,201.
  7. PBA Galleries Die neuwen Inseln so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem land Indie ligen on September 3rd Actual price: USD $4,200.
  8. Heritage Auctions Wonder Woman #6 on September 6th Actual price: USD $3,585.
  9. Heritage Auctions Tales of Suspense #39 on September 6th Actual price: USD $3,585.
  10. Aspire Auctions Veiled, 1971. on September 5th Actual price: USD $3,479.
  11. Bloomsbury Auctions A Lecture on the preservation of persons in the hour of shipwreck; on September 10th Actual price: USD $3,437.
  12. Bloomsbury Auctions A group of 12 rice paper paintings of textile manufacture and food production on September 10th Actual price: USD $3,437.
  13. PBA Galleries Left by the Indians. Story of My Life. [wrapper title] on September 3rd Actual price: USD $3,300.
  14. PBA Galleries Orbis terrae compendiosa descriptio: quam ex magna universali Gerardi Mercatoris Domino Richardo Gartho, geographie ac aeterarum bonarum artium amatori ac fautori summo, in veteris amicitie ac familiaritatis memoria Rumoldus Mercator fieri curabat A0. M.D on September 3rd Actual price: USD $2,700.
  15. Heritage Auctions X-Men #1 on September 6th Actual price: USD $2,510.
  16. PBA Galleries Photograph of John Muir, signed by him in ink beneath the image on September 3rd Actual price: USD $2,280.
  17. Heritage Auctions Captain America Sketch Original Art on September 6th Actual price: USD $2,271.
  18. Aspire Auctions Marginal, 1971. on September 5th Actual price: USD $2,214.
  19. PBA Galleries Matrix: A Review For Printers and Bibliophiles. Volumes 1-26 on September 3rd Actual price: USD $2,040.
  20. Aspire Auctions Dimensional, 1971. on September 5th Actual price: USD $2,013.
  21. Ferraton Ensemble de +/- 175 photos, presque en majorité avec le cachet au verso de "Photo Congopresse", le nom du Cdt Dandoy et une notice dactylographiée collée. La plupart représentent des personnages isolés. on September 5th Actual price: USD $1,960.
  22. PBA Galleries History of the Expedition under the Command of Lewis and Clark to the Sources of the Missouri River, thence across the Rocky Mountains and down the Columbia River to the Pacific Ocean performed during the Years 1804-5-6, by Order of the Government of the on September 3rd Actual price: USD $1,920.
  23. PBA Galleries Vast collection of Hotel luggage labels on September 3rd Actual price: USD $1,920.
  24. Heritage Auctions Action Comics #252 on September 6th Actual price: USD $1,912.
  25. Heritage Auctions Justice League of America #121 Page 5 Original Art on September 6th Actual price: USD $1,912.


For the week ahead 32 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Sep. 14th
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 77 lots

Tue. Sep. 15th
Paige Auction. Portland. Advertising Memorabilia. 136 lots
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Fine Clocks, Barometers, Scientific Instruments: Books. 8 lots
Skinner. Boston. Fine Art Online - Prints Internet bidstart 9/2. 109 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Books. 29 lots
Quagga Rare Books and Art. Cape Town. Collectible Africana Books, Art and Ephemera - Internet bidstart 9/8. 21 lots

Wed. Sep. 16th
Christies. London - King Street. Prints and Multiples. 179 lots
Bonhams. London. Prints and Multiples. 283 lots
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Printed Books, Maps and Documents: Opera and the History of Music. 718 lots
Old World Auctions. Glen Allen. Antique Maps, Globes, Charts, Atlases & Vintage Graphics. 806 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. Fine Autographs & Artifacts - Internet bidstart 8/21. 1130 lots
PIASA. Paris. Wegman: Dogs on Furniture. 37 lots
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Rogers de Rin Collections and Properties. 17 lots

Thu. Sep. 17th
Christies. London -South Kensington. Prints and Multiples. 245 lots
Swann Galleries. New York. Printed and Manuscript Americana. 411 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Fine Books. 192 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 9/10. 269 lots
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Books and Works on Paper. 349 lots

Fri. Sep. 18th
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Prints, Books, Photographs. 69 lots
Koller Auctions. Geneve. Prints. 94 lots
De Baecque and Associes. Lyon. Reopening Sale: Prints. 98 lots
Koller Auctions. Zurich. A Private Collection of Italian Manuscript Illumination. 71 lots

Sat. Sep. 19th
Potter and Potter Auctions. Chicago. Advertising, Coin-Op and Vintage Poster. 995 lots
Heritage Auctions. New York. Entertainment and Music Memorabilia. 1032 lots
Arader Galleries. New York City. Audubon's Aquatints of Birds and Quads, Important Maps and Natural History Watercolors. 213 lots
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Prints.
Skinner. Boston. Asian Works of Art - Prints. 82 lots
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Books and Autographs. 548 lots
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Photography. 129 lots

Sun. Sep. 20th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics - Internet bidstart 9/13.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 9/13.
Carlsen Gallery. Greenville, NY. Prints, Books. 13 lots

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  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 18:</b> Manuel Orazi, <i>La Maison Moderne,</i> 1900. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 18:</b> Maxfield Parrish, <i>The Century, Midsummer Holiday Number,</i> 1897. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 18:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Medee, Sarah Bernhardt,</i> 1898. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 18:</b> H.A. Volodimer, <i>Grand Prix d’Endurance de 24 Heures,</i> 1923. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 18:</b> Aldo Mazza, <i>Vini d’Italia,</i> circa 1920. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 18:</b> Leonetto Cappiello, <i>l’Oie d’Or,</i> circa 1930. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 18:</b> <i>James Bond Does It Everywhere in “Thunderball!”</i> designer unknown, 1965. $1,500 to $2,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 18:</b> Emil Cardinaux, <i>Palace Hotel, St. Moritz,</i> 1920. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 18:</b> Joseph C. Leyendecker, <i>“Contour” Arrow Form-Fit Collars,</i> 1917. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 18:</b> Sascha Maurer, <i>Ski at Lake Placid,</i> 1938. $2,500 to $3,500.
  • <b><center>Christie’s<br>Paul Destribats:<br>Une Bibliothèque des Avant-gardes<br>Part III<br>2-3 and 4 February 2021</b>
    <b><center>Christie’s<br>Paul Destribats:<br>Une Bibliothèque des Avant-gardes<br>Part III<br>2-3 and 4 February 2021</b>
    <b><center>Christie’s<br>Paul Destribats:<br>Une Bibliothèque des Avant-gardes<br>Part III<br>2-3 and 4 February 2021</b>
    <b><center>Christie’s<br>Paul Destribats:<br>Une Bibliothèque des Avant-gardes<br>Part III<br>2-3 and 4 February 2021</b>
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Schedel (Hartmann). <i>Liber Chronicarum,</i> first edition, Nuremberg, Anton Koberger for Sebald Schreyer and Sebastian Kammermeister, 1493. £30,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> [Greek Orthodox Church].- <i>Menaion,</i> manuscript in Greek, on paper, in Greek letters, [Eastern Mediterranean], [c. 1400]. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> American Revolution.- Loyalist's cow powder horn, engraved with the cypher "GR" for George III surmounted by a crown, an inscription, and on reverse an engraving of the "North River" [Hudson River], 1777. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Illuminated prayer book.- <i>Maria Carcer y Trigueros... Santa Misa y Oraciones,</i> illuminated manuscript in Spanish, on paper, [c. 1850]. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Hardy (Thomas). <i>The Mayor of Casterbridge,</i> 2 vol., first edition in book form, original cloth, 1886. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> [Austen (Jane)]. <i>Emma: A Novel,</i> first edition, Printed for John Murray, 1816. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Brontë (Charlotte). <i>Jane Eyre. An Autobiography,</i> 3 vol., first edition, Smith, Elder and Co., 1847. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Cruikshank (George). <i>The Road to the Derby,</i> one of two proof copies, Raphael Tuck & Sons, 1882. £600 to £800.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Meunier (Charles, binder).- Gruel (Leon). <i>Manuel Historique et Bibliographique de l'Amateur de Reliures,</i> 2 vol., Paris, 1887.-1905. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Burne-Jones (Sir Edward). <i>The Work of Edward Burne-Jones,</i> edited by Philip Burne-Jones, one of 200 copies, [c.1900]. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Nazraeli Press.- <i>Six by Six,</i> 36 vol. [a complete set], one of 100 sets, each with signed photograph, Portland, Or., 2010-16. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Australasia.- Péron (Francois) and Freycinet. <i>Voyage de Découvertes aux Terres Australes,</i> 5 vol. including Atlas, second edition, Paris, 1824. £6,000 to £8,000.
  • <center><b>Rare Book Fair<br>Stuttgart<br>29 Jan – 1 Feb 2021</b>
    <center><b>Rare Book Fair<br>Stuttgart<br>29 Jan – 1 Feb 2021</b>
    <center><b>Rare Book Fair<br>Stuttgart<br>29 Jan – 1 Feb 2021</b>