• <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>Printed Books, Maps & Autographs<br>December 11, 2019</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 11:</b> Melville (Herman). <i>White Jacket; or, the World in a Man-of-War,</i> 1st edition, London, 1850. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 11:</b> Bracton (Henry de). <i>De legibus et consuetudinibus Angliae,</i> 1st edition, 1569. Ex libris Sir Daniel Dun (c.1545-1617). £3,000 to £5,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 11:</b> Edgar (Thomas). <i>The Lawes Resolutions of Womens Rights,</i> 1st edition, 1632. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>Printed Books, Maps & Autographs<br>December 11, 2019</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 11:</b> Donne (John). <i>Poems,</i> 3rd edition, 1639. Ex libris Sir Geoffrey Keynes (1887-1982). £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 11:</b> Mandeville (Bernard). <i>The Fable of the Bees,</i> 1st edition, 1714. Rare inspiration for the Wealth of Nations. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 11:</b> Honter (Johannes, & others). <i>De Cosmographiae rudimentis,</i> Basel, 1561. Ex libris Georg Joachim Rheticus (1514-1574). £5,000 to £8,000.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>Printed Books, Maps & Autographs<br>December 11, 2019</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 11:</b> Lincoln (Abraham). Military commission signed, Washington, 1864, and related documents. £3,000 to £5,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 11:</b> Faraday (Michael). Iron filings diagram on waxed blue paper, c.1850. £500 to £800.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 11:</b> Felixmüller (Conrad). <i>ABC,</i> 1st edition, Dresden, 1925. One of 10 hand-coloured copies. Ex libris Eduard Rosenbaum (1887-1979). £3,000 to £5,000.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>Printed Books, Maps & Autographs<br>December 11, 2019</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 11:</b> Kelmscott Press. <i>The Order of Chivalry,</i> 1893. One of 225 copies; presentation copy from Sydney Cockerell. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 11:</b> Joyce (James). <i>Anna Livia Plurabelle,</i> 1st edition, New York, 1928. One of 50 special copies on green paper. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 11:</b> Orwell (George). <i>Homage to Catalonia,</i> 1st edition, 1938. £2,500 to £3,300
  • <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> ALBUM AMICORUM OF SCHELOMITH FLAUM. Autograph album containing drawings, autograph quotations and signatures from over 47 contributors, India, Europe, America, Israel and elsewhere, 1923–50. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> FLEMING, Ian (1908–1964). <i>Live and Let Die.</i> London: Jonathan Cape, 1954. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> HISTORY OF CINEMA. Animal Farm (1954), an animation archive from the Halas and Batchelor studios, [c.1954]. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> LE HAY, Jacques – [Charles de FERRIOL]. <i>Recueil de Cent Estampes representant differentes Nations du Levant...</i> Paris, 1714. [With:] <i>Explication des cents Estampes.</i> Paris, 1715. £25,000 to £35,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> THE LAST JUDGEMENT, historiated initial 'A' on a leaf from an Antiphonal on vellum illuminated by Nikolaus Bertschi [Augsburg, first quarter 16th century]. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> VALTURIUS, Robertus (1413–1484). <i>De re militari.</i> [Verona:] Johannes Nicolai de Verona, 1472. £170,000 to £250,000.
  • <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>Comedies, Histories and Tragedies. Published according to the true Originall Copies.</i> The second Impression. London, 1632. £120,000 to £180,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> [GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von (1749–1832)]. <i>Das Römische Carneval.</i> Berlin and Gotha, 1789. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> [SHAKESPEARE, William]. Manuscript part for a contemporary analogue to <i>Henry IV,</i> part I, n.p. [perhaps Oxford or London], n.d. [c.1580s – before c.1620]. £25,000 to £35,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von (1749–1832). <i>Faust. Ein Fragment... Ächte Ausgabe.</i> Leipzig: Georg Joachim Göschen, 1790. £3,000 to £5,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>The Tragedy of Hamlet Prince of Denmark. As it is now Acted at his Highness the Duke of York's Theatre.</i> London, 1683. £60,000 to £90,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> [GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von (1749–1832)]. <i>Die Leiden des jungen Werthers.</i> Leipzig: Weygand, 1774. £15,000 to £20,000.
  • <b>Leland Little: Important Single-Owner Collection Featuring Works by Andrew Wyeth. December 6, 2019</b>
    <b>Leland Little, Dec. 6:</b> Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669), <i>Bearded Man in a Velvet Cap with a Jewel Clasp,</i> 1637.
    <b>Leland Little, Dec. 6:</b> Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669), <i>Christ Before Pilate: Large Plate,</i> 1635-1636.
    <b>Leland Little, Dec. 6:</b> Andrew Wyeth (PA, 1917-2009), <i>Breakup</i> with bronze life casts of the artist's hands, 1994.
    <b>Leland Little, Dec. 6:</b> Andrew Wyeth (PA, 1917-2009), <i>In the Orchard</i> Study, 1972.

Auction Update Review

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43 Auctions Archived, 66 Sales Upcoming. The number of upcoming sales is stunning!

For the week ended Saturday 5 December 43 auctions were archived to the RBH Database; I in Australian dollars, 27 in euros, 4 in British pounds, 1 in Mexican pesos, and 10 in US dollars.  Turnover was $12,637,719 as 11,725 lots were offered and 7,613 sold for 65% success rate.

3 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

ChristiesBooks and Manuscripts on December 1st: $2,191,877 
ChristiesScience and Medical Books on December 1st: $1,712,813 
Galerie Bassenge15th-19th Century Prints on November 26th: $1,154,893 

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

Beaussant LefevreAntiquarian and Modern Books on November 26th: 205.45% 
Dorotheum Books and Prints on December 2nd: 149.37% 
Dorotheum Autographs - Manuscripts on November 30th: 139.65% 
TooveysPrints on December 2nd: 117.39% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on December 2nd: 104.83% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on December 1st: 103.71% 


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

Heritage AuctionsComics - Internet bidstart 11/22 on November 29th: 99.53% 
Beaussant LefevreAntiquarian and Modern Books on November 26th: 98.48% 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters - Internet bidstart 11/22 on November 29th: 97.46% 
Lancaster Mennonite Historical SocietyRare and Used Books on November 13th: 93.02% 
Australian Book AuctionsBooks on November 30th: 90.45% 
Heritage AuctionsRare Books - Internet bidstart 11/26 on December 3rd: 89.16% 
PBA GalleriesRare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages: The Warren Heckrotte Collection, Part II on December 3rd: 86.81% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on December 1st: 85.98% 
Dorotheum Books and Prints on December 2nd: 80.54% 


43 total sales reported this week: 

Minerva Auctions RomaPhotographs on December 2nd: 19.37% 
Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbHRare Books, Prints and Photographs on November 27th: 50.07% 
AuctionataChina Now! & Asian Contemporary Art on December 4th: 7.69% 
PBA GalleriesRare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages: The Warren Heckrotte Collection, Part II on December 3rd: 86.81% 
PIASAPhotographs on December 3rd: 55.96% 
Heritage AuctionsRare Books - Internet bidstart 11/26 on December 3rd: 89.16% 
PIASAPrints on December 2nd: 34.04% 
Brunk AuctionsDecember Online Auction - Prints and Books on December 2nd: 73.17% 
TooveysPrints on December 2nd: 66.67% 
AuctionataItaly: Art of the 16th to 21st Century - Prints on December 3rd: 14.29% 
AuctionataSpain: Modern & Contemporary - with Works from Portugal & Latin America - Prints on December 3rd: 32.00% 
AuctionataParis: Artists of the City - Prints on December 2nd: 30.95% 
AuctionataLa Grande Nation: French Art of the 18th - 20th Century - Prints on December 2nd: 12.73% 
Morton Casa de SubastasRare Books on December 1st: 41.71% 
AuctionataAustrian Modern and Contemporary Art with Hundertwasser Collection on December 1st: 54.55% 
AuctionataGerman Zeitgeist: Post War - Prints on December 1st: 37.93% 
AuctionataGerman Art of the 20th Century - Prints and Portfolios on November 30th: 32.43% 
AuctionataAustrian Art: 19th Century and Modernism - Books, Prints on November 30th: 57.14% 
SkinnerThe Gentleman's Auction - Internet bidstart 11/19 on December 2nd: 66.67% 
Bloomsbury AuctionsEditions and Works on Paper on December 2nd: 53.63% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on December 2nd: 62.26% 
ArtcurialPhotography: Bruno Mouron Collection - Part 2 on December 1st: 61.14% 
ArtcurialPhotography: Bruno Mouron Collection - Part 1 on November 30th: 46.43% 
ArtcurialLimited Editions - Prints on November 30th: 68.55% 
ChristiesBooks and Manuscripts on December 2nd: 61.36% 
ChristiesScience and Medical Books on December 1st: 75.56% 
ChristiesBooks and Manuscripts on December 1st: 62.23% 
Dorotheum Books and Prints on December 2nd: 80.54% 
Dorotheum Autographs - Manuscripts on November 30th: 69.75% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on December 1st: 85.98% 
Galerie Bassenge19th-21st Century Photography on December 2nd: 56.34% 
Galerie BassengeModern Art Part I - Prints on November 28th: 71.43% 
Galerie BassengeModern Art Part II - Prints on November 28th: 74.23% 
Galerie Bassenge15th-19th Century Prints on November 26th: 55.58% 
Old World AuctionsMaps and Atlases on November 18th: 72.34% 
Australian Book AuctionsBooks on November 30th: 90.45% 
Beaussant LefevreAntiquarian and Modern Books on November 26th: 98.48% 
AguttesBooks and Old Paper on November 26th: 51.46% 
Cowans AuctionsAmerican History on November 20th: 76.55% 
Lancaster Mennonite Historical SocietyRare and Used Books on November 13th: 93.02% 
AntiquarianAuctions.comBooks - Internet Bidstart 11/19 on November 26th: 35.27% 
Heritage AuctionsComics - Internet bidstart 11/22 on November 29th: 99.53% 

 

Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters - Internet bidstart 11/22 on November 29th: 97.46% 

 

The Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Christies De humani corporis fabrica libri septem. on December 1st Actual price: USD $381,750.
  2. Christies Astronomia nova, seu physica coelestis, tradita commentariis de motibus stellae Martis, ex observationibus G.V. Tychonis Brahe. on December 1st Actual price: USD $219,750.
  3. Galerie Bassenge Les Chats on November 28th Actual price: USD $146,280.
  4. Christies [Geological Sections.] (No general title-page). on December 1st Actual price: USD $129,750.
  5. Christies  on December 1st Actual price: USD $129,750.
  6. Artcurial $ (9) - 1982 Sérigraphie en couleurs sur Lenox Museum on November 30th Actual price: USD $128,090.
  7. Christies De magnete, magneticisque corporibus, et de magno magnete tellure; Physiologia nova, plurimis & argumentis, & experimentis demonstrata on December 1st Actual price: USD $120,750.
  8. Christies Boris Godunov. St Petersburg: at the Press of the Department of Public Education, 1831. on December 1st Actual price: USD $102,750.
  9. Dorotheum E. B. m. U. (Ihr Freund Beethowen), (kurz nach dem 6. 1. 1813), on November 30th Actual price: USD $92,750.
  10. Christies De historia et causis plantarum. Translated from Greek intro Latin by Theodorus Gaza (fl. 1400-75), edited by Georgius Merula (d. 1494). on December 1st Actual price: USD $90,000.
  11. Christies Ulysses. Paris: Shakespeare and Company, 1922. on December 1st Actual price: USD $84,375.
  12. Cowans Auctions <i>Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War</i>, Philp & Solomons, 1865-1866  on November 20th Actual price: USD $84,000.
  13. Christies A COMPLETE SET OF MAJOR AND AN ALMOST COMPLETE SET OF MINOR WORKS, MOST IN FIRST EDITION, THE 49 VOLUMES UNIFORMLY BOUND IN GILT-TOOLED RED MOROCCO BY WALLIS. on December 1st Actual price: USD $75,000.
  14. Christies A PRIEST RENOUNCING HIS BENEFICE, miniature on a bifolium from a glossed Decretum Gratiani, manuscript on vellum illuminated by the Maître Honoré on December 1st Actual price: USD $75,000.
  15. Dorotheum Breviarium [Brevier] (Nocturnale, Pars hiemalis [Winterteil]), Sweetheart Abbey 1300/1350. on November 30th Actual price: USD $74,200.
  16. Christies Novum ac Magnum Theatrum Urbium Belgicae Foederate on December 1st Actual price: USD $71,250.
  17. Christies ST PETER, miniature on a leaf from the Chester Beatty Book of Hours, with a text leaf from the same manuscript, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM, on December 1st Actual price: USD $71,250.
  18. Galerie Bassenge Lady Jane Montagu on November 26th Actual price: USD $69,960.
  19. Christies ‘He held it very tightly against himself, so … on December 1st Actual price: USD $65,625.
  20. Christies [AUSTRALIA – RUM REBELLION] – WARRANT FOR THE COURT-MARTIAL OF LIEUTENANT COLONEL GEORGE JOHNSTON (1764-1823). on December 1st Actual price: USD $65,625.
  21. Christies Nous avons. on December 2nd Actual price: USD $61,374.
  22. Christies 23 gravures. on December 2nd Actual price: USD $58,830.
  23. Christies The Sea-Mirrour Containing a Briefe Instruction in the Art of Navigation. Amsterdam: W. Blaeu, 1635. on December 1st Actual price: USD $56,250.
  24. Christies Phytanthoza iconographia; sive Conspectus aliquot millium, tam indigenarum quam exoticarum, ex quatuor mundi partibus, longa annorum serie indefessoque studio ... collectarum plantarum, arborum, fruticum, florum fructuum, fungorum. Text by J.G.N. Dietric on December 1st Actual price: USD $56,250.
  25. Christies BOOK OF HOURS, use of Paris, in Latin and french, illuminated manuscript on vellum on December 1st Actual price: USD $56,250.

 

For the week ahead 66 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Dec. 7th
Aguttes. Neuilly-sur-Seine . Contemporary Art and Photography. 4 lots
Sothebys. London. Music, Continental and Russian Books and Manuscripts. 260 lots
Artcurial. Paris. Collectibles - Posters. 180 lots
Christies. New York. THE CHARLES E. SIGETY COLLECTION OF FINE PRINTED BOOKS AND AMERICANA, PART II. 320 lots
Winter Associates. Plainville, CT . December Sale - Prints, Books, Ephemera. 34 lots
Adams Amsterdam Auctions. Amsterdam. Art From Three Centuries. 253 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 65 lots
Auctionata. Berlin. 100 Masterworks - Prints. 16 lots
Profiles in History. Calabasas Hills. Morris Everett, Jr. The Auction Part II - Day1. 503 lots

Tue. Dec. 8th
Henri Godts Books and Prints Auctions. Bruxelles . Books, Maps, Prints. 412 lots
Swann Galleries. New York. Maps and Atlases, Natural History and Color Plate Books. 554 lots
Christies. New York. Books and Manuscripts. 320 lots
Sothebys. London. Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts. 76 lots
Alexander Historical Auctions. Chesapeake City. Winter Auction. 1104 lots
Christies. New York. SELECTIONS FROM THE DAVIDSON COLLECTION: IMPORTANT ENGLISH AND AMERICAN LITERATURE AND HISTORICAL AM. 258 lots
Profiles in History. Calabasas Hills. Morris Everett, Jr. The Auction Part II - Day2. 487 lots

Wed. Dec. 9th
RR Auction. Amherst. Fine Autographs & Artifacts - Internet bidstart 11/20. 1247 lots
Christies. London - King Street. Old Master Prints. 233 lots
Artcurial. Paris. Prints and Illustrated Books. 153 lots
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. Science Books. 317 lots
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Western Manuscripts. 125 lots
Bonhams. London. Prints and Multiples. 265 lots
Bonhams. New York. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Collection of Harry E. Gould, Jr.. 354 lots
Robert Siegel Galleries. New York. Postal History. 144 lots
Grays Auctioneers. Cleveland, . Jewelry, Fine Art and Antiques - Books and Prints. 27 lots
Profiles in History. Calabasas Hills. Morris Everett, Jr. The Auction Part II - Day3. 511 lots

Thu. Dec. 10th
Bonhams. London. The December Sale - Automobilia. 14 lots
Ader. PARIS. Modern Prints - Henri M. Petiet Collection. 325 lots
Minerva Auctions Roma. Roma. An Important International Prints Collection. 287 lots
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Books and Works on Paper. 352 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 12/3. 315 lots
Bonhams. London. Entertainment Memorabilia. 180 lots
Christies. London -South Kensington. Prints and Multiples. 223 lots
PIASA. Paris. PIERRE NÉTANGE COLLECTION , BOOKS. 396 lots
Rossini. Paris. Collection of Documents, Posters, Ancient Manuscripts.
Auctionata. New York. American and European Fine Art - Prints. 17 lots
Morton Casa de Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Auction Year of Graphic Art and Paintings.
Profiles in History. Calabasas Hills. Animation and Disneyana. 880 lots
PIASA. Paris. Manuscripts and Books.
PIASA. Paris. 20th Century Prints. 96 lots

Fri. Dec. 11th
Profiles in History. Calabasas Hills. DocDave Winiewicz Collection Featuring the Works of Master Frank Frazetta. 129 lots
Pierre Berge and Associes. Paris. Library of Pierre Berge. 188 lots
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Autographs, Memorabilia and Vintage Posters. 496 lots
Neret Minet and Tessier. Paris. Imagery. 342 lots
Alaska Auction. Anchorage. December 11th Auction. 53 lots
Gonnelli Casa DAste. Firenze. Prints. 693 lots
Hauswedell and Nolte. Hamburg. Modern Art - Prints.
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Norwich. Selected Quality Pictures - Prints. 39 lots
Auctionata. Berlin. Editions .. For You or Someone Special - Prints. 269 lots
Hauswedell and Nolte. Hamburg. Modern Art - Part 2 - Prints.
Cowans Auctions. Cincinnati. Works on Paper - Prints. 60 lots

Sat. Dec. 12th
Michaans Auctions. Alameda, CA . Estate Auction. 20 lots
Aspire Auctions. Cleveland. December Online Auction - Prints Internet bidstart 12/4. 18 lots
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Prints. 102 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Civil War and Militaria. 271 lots
Vermot de Pas. Paris. Comics: Albums and Original Plates.
Alaska Auction. Anchorage. December 12th Auction. 13 lots
Hauswedell and Nolte. Hamburg. Contemporary Art - Prints.
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. December Sale - Part 1. 638 lots
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Lee's Summit . Fine Art, Traditional Antiques and Contemporary Western Art - Prints, Maps. 15 lots
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Cleveland. Prints.

Sun. Dec. 13th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics - Internet bidstart 12/6.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 12/6.
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Prints. 83 lots
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Cleveland. Fine and Decorative Arts - Prints. 46 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Western Americana Live Auction - session 1.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

 

 

  • <b>Sotheby’s: English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations.<br>Online now through December 10
    <b>Sotheby’s, now to Dec. 10:</b> Adam Smith. <i>The Wealth of Nations</i>. First edition, 1776. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, now to Dec. 10:</b> William Shakespeare. <i>Comedies, Histories, Tragedies</i>. 1632, the Second Folio. £70,000 to £100,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, now to Dec. 10:</b> The Saint Albans Chronicle.] <i>Here begynneth a shorte & a breue table on these cronycles.</i> Westminster : Wynkyn de Worde, 1497. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s: English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations.<br>Online now through December 10
    <b>Sotheby’s, now to Dec. 10:</b> E.H. Shepherd. “A Very Grand Thing – The Trouble at Owl’s House”. Original ink and watercolour. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, now to Dec. 10:</b> Charles Darwin. <i>On the Origin of Species</i>. First edition, 1859. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, now to Dec. 10:</b> William Blake. <i>Illustrations of the Book of Job.</i> 1825 [but 1826]. £10,000 to £15,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b><br>Dr. Seuss, pen, ink & watercolor, calendar illustration, Thomas D. Murphy Company, 1937. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Georges Lepape, <i>Sur la Terrasse,</i> gouache & pencil, cover for <i>Vogue,</i> 1930. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Charles Dana Gibson, <i>The Coming Game, Yale vs. Vassar,</i> pen & ink, for <i>Life</i> magazine, 1895. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b><br>H.A. Rey, color pencil, charcoal, watercolor & gouache, for <i>Rafi et les 9 singes,</i> 1939. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Ernest H. Shepard, pen & ink, for Kenneth Grahame’s <i>Bertie’s Escapade,</i> 1949. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Charles Schulz, <i>The Biggest Star Measured So Far,</i> ink & wash, original <i>Peanuts</i> cartoon, published 1961. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Saul Steinberg, <i>12 Biographies, A to B,</i> pen & ink with collage, final illustration in his book <i>The Labyrinth,</i> 1960. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b><br>Jo Mielziner, <i>A Streetcar Named Desire,</i> watercolor, graphite & gouache, first color study for the award-winning 1947 production. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Charles Addams, <i>Nevermore,</i> watercolor & ink, for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1973. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> James Montgomery Flagg, <i>I Should Worry,</i> watercolor, gouache & graphite, cover for <i>Judge</i> magazine, 1914. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Edward Gorey, <i>Swan Lake, Hunters/Siegfried, Van Rothbart,</i> watercolor, pen & ink, costume designs, 1975. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Ludwig Bemelmans, <i>Sketch for Madeline,</i> gouache & ink. $6,000 to $9,000.
  • <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> AN EARLY DUTCH POCKET GLOBE ATTRIBUTED TO WILLEM BLAEU, AFTER C.1618. £70,000 to £100,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> BLAEU, Johannes (1596-1673). £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> BLAEU, Johannes. <i>Theatrum Statuum Regiae Celsitudinis Sabaudiae Ducis, Pedemontii principis, ... pars prima, exhibens Pedemontium ...</i> Amsterdam, 1682. £70,000 to £100,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> DUDLEY, Sir Robert, self-styled Duke of Northumberland and Earl of Warwick. <i>Arcano del Mare.</i> Florence, 1661. £500,000 to £700,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> The Mainz Psalter: <i>Psalterium Benedictinum cum canticis et hymnis,</i> for Bursfeld use. [Mainz:] Johann Fust and Peter Schoeffer, 29 August 1459. £5,000 to £10,000.
  • <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Rare Books & Literature Sale<br>December 10, 2019</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 10:</b> Archive of almost 500 Quaker letters written between leading members of the Society of Friends in Ireland between about 1770 and 1830. €10,000 to €15,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 10:</b> Heraldic Grants to the Delaval Family of Northumberland Manuscripts: 9 May 1761. Patent of Stephen Martin Leake. €2,000 to €3,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 10:</b> Unique Manuscript – Miniature Book by Seamus Heaney. Holograph manuscript copy by Heaney of his poem <i>Mad Sweeney’s Praise of Trees</i>. €2,000 to €3,000.
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Rare Books & Literature Sale<br>December 10, 2019</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 10:</b> Yeats, Mangan and John McCall, with an ALS Yeats [W.B.]. <i>The Wanderings of Ossian and other Poems.</i> London, 1889. €2,000 to €3,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 10:</b> Heaney (Seamus). <i>Toome</i>, illustrated by Jane Proctor. National College of Art and Design 1980. Extremely rare Heaney title limited to 15 copies. €1,500 to €2,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 10:</b> Young (Ella). <i>Celtic Wonder Tales,</i> illustrated by Maud Gonne (four colour plates and other decorations). 1910. Signed by Gonne with an original sketch. €1,000 to €1,500.
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Rare Books & Literature Sale<br>December 10, 2019</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 10:</b> The Yeats Brothers “Jack & William” Yeats (Jack B.) RHA (1839-1922). An attractive small pencil portrait of his son Jack Yeats, aged perhaps 10-12, drawing of a bearded man on rear [with] a second drawing. €1,000 to €1500.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 10:</b> 18th c. Manuscript Volumes on French Peerage Manuscript: “Recueil de tous les actes concernant les Ducs & Pairs de France… Depuis l’an 900 jusqu’en 1660.” €1,500 to €2,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 10:</b> Churchill (Winston Spencer). <i>The River War, An Historical Account of The Reconquest of the Soudan.</i> 2 vols. roy 8vo L. 1899. First Edn. €800 to €1200.
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Rare Books & Literature Sale<br>December 10, 2019</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 10:</b> Important Scientific Association Presentation Copy - Tyndall (John). <i>Heat considered as A Mode of Motion…</i> 1863. €600 to €800.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 10:</b> Receipt Signed by Chippewa Chiefs Document dated 24 May 1845 signed by five “Chippewa chiefs on the River Thames.” €400 to €600.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 10:</b> Bury (Lady Charlotte). <i>The Three Great Sanctuaries of Tuscany, Valombrosa, Camaldoli, Laverna.</i> Lg. oblong folio L. (J. Murray) 1833. First Edn. €250 to €350.
  • <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Macbeth: A Tragedy.</i> London, 1673. FIRST SEPARATE AND FIRST QUARTO EDITION. THE CHARLTON HESTON COPY. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. <i>In Our Time.</i> Paris, 1924. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. <i>Fanshawe, A Tale.</i> Boston, 1828. FIRST EDITION OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> THOREAU, HENRY DAVID. <i>Walden; Or, Life in the Woods.</i> Boston, 1854. FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies.</i> London, 1685. THE FOURTH FOLIO, Brewster/Bentley issue. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> STEIG, WILLIAM. Original maquette and 58 finished drawings for <i>The Agony in the Kindergarten,</i> one of Steig's most important books. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> VERNE, JULES. <i>A Journey to the Centre of the Earth.</i> New York & London, 1872. FIRST EDITION, RARE AMERICAN ISSUE, with Scribner & Welford cancel title. $5,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> KING, STEPHEN. <i>Carrie.</i> New York, 1974. INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION, OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE MACINTOSH PROTOTYPE. 1983. The earliest known Macintosh with "Twiggy" drive, one of only two known working machines. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> PLATO. <i>Timaeus</i> [AND] <i>Critias</i> [from Ficini's 1484 Opera]. A LANDMARK OF SCIENTIFIC THOUGHT. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> LOVELACE, AUGUSTA ADA. Sketch of the Analytical Engine Invented by Charles Babbage Esq. London, 1843. FIRST EDITION, JOURNAL ISSUE, MOST IMPORTANT PAPER IN EARLY DIGITAL COMPUTING. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE-1 COMPUTER. Signed by Steve Wozniak, used in development of Apple II. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. 1809-1882. <i>On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection.</i> London, 1859. FIRST EDITION. $80,000 to $120,000.