• <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>Latin and French Book of Hours, around 1490. Est: € 20,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br> P. Goos, <i>Le Grand Miroir de la Mer,</i> 1669. Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>L. Feininger, Letter with woodcuts, 1920. Est: € 25,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>Latin Bible manuscript, 12th century. Est: € 20,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>M. E. Bloch, <i>Naturgeschichte der Fische,</i> 1782-95. Est: € 40,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>M. Chagall, <i>Daphnis & Chloé,</i> 1961. Est: € 90,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>L. J. Waghenaer, <i>Speculum nauticum,</i> 1586. Est: € 180,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>P. J. de Pannemaeker, Collection of orig. watercolors, 1878-1887.<br>Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>G. Klimt, <i>Das Werk,</i> 1918.<br>Est: € 15,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br><i>Livro dos prestimonios,</i> Manuscript, 1665. Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>W. Kandinsky, <i>Klänge,</i> 1913.<br>Est: € 18,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>J. Miró in J. Cassou, <i>Vingt-deux poémes,</i> 1978. Est: € 8,000
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Music, Continental Books<br>and Medieval Manuscripts<br>24 Nov. – 1 Dec. 2020<br>Online</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b><br>F. Schubert. Autograph letter to his brother Ferdinand, 4 pages, Zseliz, 1818. £80,000 to £120,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b><br>L. v. Beethoven. Fine autograph letter to his librettist Friedrich Treitschke, about their planned opera, 1815. £70,000 to £90,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b> Hermann Hesse, Highly important series of 62 letters and postcards to Stefan Zweig, 1903-1938. £60,000 to £80,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Music, Continental Books<br>and Medieval Manuscripts<br>24 Nov. – 1 Dec. 2020<br>Online</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b> Book of Hours, Use of Reims, illuminated manuscript on vellum [France, late 15th century]. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b> Armenian gospel book, illuminated manuscript on vellum, seventeenth century, tooled calf binding. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b><br>C. Goldoni. Ten autograph letters signed to the Genoese nobleman Cristoforo Spinola, Venice 1742-1743. £7,000 to £9,000.
  • <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>December Sale<br>December 5, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> SHERBURNE, BRANTZ, and WIRGMAN. The Original Drawings of the First Modern Scientific Survey of the Patapsco River and Chesapeake Bay. $350,000 to $500,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> LAFON, Barthelemy. The Earliest Comprehensive Survey of Louisiana and its Adjacent Regions. $350,000 to $450,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> Giacomo GASTALDI. The Most Important Renaissance Wall Map of Asia Published in the 16th Century – with all four sheets having full margins. $300,000 to $400,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>December Sale<br>December 5, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> CAO, Junyi. The Most Important Map of China to Come to Market in 50 Years. One of only three known copies of the last Ming Dynasty world map. $325,000 to $375,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> ORTELIUS, Abraham. Ortelius Atlas Spanish 1588 Magnificently Rich Original Hand Color in Full. $225,000 to $350,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> An Exceptionally Fine and Historically Important Manuscript Map Showing the Origins of Texas in the 19th Century. $250,000 to $350,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>December Sale<br>December 5, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> PRICE, William and BONNER, John. Map of Boston 1769. $225,000 to $325,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> John James AUDUBON. Audubon’s Brilliant Icon, That Has Never Been Equaled for Drama. $150,000 to $250,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> Pierre-Joseph REDOUTE. Original Watercolor, Red Lily. $175,000 to $250,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>December Sale<br>December 5, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> John James AUDUBON. The Most Famous Image of a Bird in All of History. $150,000 to $200,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> Martin WALDSEEMULLER. The Finest Example in Existence of Martin Waldseemuller’s Map of the New World, with Spectacular Full Original Color. $150,000 to $200,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> GORDON, Peter. The First State of the First View of Savannah: The Template for American Urban Planning. $100,000 to $150,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Oscar Wilde, <i>“The secret of life is in Art,”</i> autograph quotation dated and signed, 1882. Sold for $15,600.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>Manhattan Gay Scene Guide 1969, Summer Edition,</i> Mattachine Book Service. Sold for $3,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Toyen, pen & ink illustration from <i>Marquis de Sade: Justina cili prokletí ctnosti,</i> 1932. Sold for $26,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Antonio Lopez, 9 men’s fashion studies, graphite, 1974. Sold for $6,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Harvey Milk, 2 autograph letters signed, to Pat Mormon, during US Navy service, 1954. Sold for $2,210.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Daniel Abraham, original art for <i>Stonewall Romances,</i> pen, ink & gouache, 1979. Sold for $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> David Wojnarowicz, <i>Untitled (Genet with Dog),</i> mixed media collage. Sold for $27,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Susie Gaynes & Amy E. Bartell, <i>March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights,</i> 1987. Sold for $1,188.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>Paris is Burning,</i> photo offset poster by Anne Dutlinger, signed by film director Jennie Livingston, 1991. Sold for $1,500.

Auction Update Review

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Skinner Fine Books &
Manuscripts. May 18-26.

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Sotheby's: Two Centuries of
American History.

Thirty-seven Auctions Archived, 40 Sales Upcoming

For the week ended Saturday May 21st 37 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 10 denominated in euros, 11 in British pounds, and 16 in US dollars.  Turnover was a robust $19,667,881 as 10,516 lots were offered and 8,294 sold for a 79% success rate.  It was a very strong week.

 

6 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 


Heritage AuctionsComics on May 13th: $6,557,066 
ChristiesPhotographs on May 20th: $2,425,608 
SothebysPhotographs on May 19th: $2,076,668 
SothebysComic Strips on May 14th: $1,514,697 
Zisska and LacherRare Books and Prints on May 13th: $1,141,832 
ChristiesPrints and Multiples on May 19th: $1,115,087 

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

Pierre Berge and AssociesMichel Auchiard Sale - Part 2: Books on May 13th: 240.26% 
Woolley and WallisAsian Art - Books and Prints on May 18th: 158.60% 
Pierre Berge and AssociesMichel Auchiard Sale - Part 1: Books on May 12th: 138.65% 
ALDEAutograph Letters and Manuscripts on May 19th: 115.45% 
TooveysEphemera on May 17th: 100.34% 


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

National Book AuctionsBooks, Art and Ephemera - Maps, Egypt, Paintings, West, etc. on May 15th: 100.00% 
Woolley and WallisAsian Art - Books and Prints on May 18th: 100.00% 
Northeast AuctionsPortsmouth Sunday Auction - Prints on May 15th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsComics - Internet bidstart 5/8 on May 15th: 99.21% 
Heritage AuctionsComics on May 13th: 98.46% 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters - Internet bidstart 5/8 on May 15th: 97.14% 
Central Mass AuctionsOnline Estates Auction on May 18th: 96.67% 
TooveysEphemera on May 17th: 94.48% 
Heritage AuctionsAmericana, Political on May 14th: 94.04% 
Heritage AuctionsRed Dot Auction Benefitting the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity on May 13th: 90.07% 
PBA GalleriesRare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages: The Warren Heckrotte Collection, Part IV - The Reference Li on May 19th: 89.66% 
TooveysPrints on May 18th: 88.24% 
Pierre Berge and AssociesMichel Auchiard Sale - Part 2: Books on May 13th: 83.33% 
BonhamsInstruments of Science - Globes on May 18th: 83.33% 
Bruun RasmussenBooks and Manuscripts on May 17th: 80.28% 
Swann Galleries19th and 20th Century Literature on May 18th: 80.10% 


37 total sales reported this week: 

Bloomsbury AuctionsFine Photographs on May 20th: 32.14% 
ChristiesPhotographs on May 20th: 65.96% 
ALDEAutograph Letters and Manuscripts on May 19th: 68.73% 
SothebysPhotographs on May 19th: 59.70% 
RR AuctionAuction Title: RR Auction: Marvels of Modern Music - Internet bidstart 5/12 on May 19th: 64.67% 
PBA GalleriesRare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages: The Warren Heckrotte Collection, Part IV - The Reference Li on May 19th: 89.66% 
ChristiesPrints and Multiples on May 19th: 75.00% 
AuctionataPortraits: Character Studies of Different Epochs on May 19th: 6.90% 
Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood2-Day Sporting and Collectible Auction on May 18th: 69.80% 
TooveysPrints on May 18th: 88.24% 
Woolley and WallisAsian Art - Books and Prints on May 18th: 100.00% 
BonhamsInstruments of Science - Globes on May 18th: 83.33% 
Paige AuctionThe Joy of Collecting on May 17th: 60.98% 
GuernseysForever Ellington on May 18th: 68.13% 
BonhamsThe Sporting Sale on May 18th: 71.08% 
Swann Galleries19th and 20th Century Literature on May 18th: 80.10% 
Central Mass AuctionsOnline Estates Auction on May 18th: 96.67% 
Bruun RasmussenBooks and Manuscripts on May 17th: 80.28% 
TooveysEphemera on May 17th: 94.48% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on May 17th: 75.71% 
National Book AuctionsBooks, Art and Ephemera - Maps, Egypt, Paintings, West, etc. on May 15th: 100.00% 
Northeast AuctionsPortsmouth Sunday Auction - Prints on May 15th: 100.00% 
Pierre Berge and AssociesMichel Auchiard Sale - Part 2: Books on May 13th: 83.33% 
Pierre Berge and AssociesMichel Auchiard Sale - Part 1: Books on May 12th: 76.19% 
SothebysComic Strips on May 14th: 55.97% 
Bolaffi Ambassador AuctionsPhotography on May 17th: 50.00% 
Bloomsbury AuctionsAsian Art - Books and Prints on May 17th: 34.48% 
AuctionataFine Books including Rare Bindings & Association Copies on May 17th: 23.08% 
Neret Minet and TessierBooks on May 13th: 51.84% 
Holabird Kagin AmericanaReports and Correspondence on May 14th: 78.92% 
Heritage AuctionsRed Dot Auction Benefitting the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity on May 13th: 90.07% 
Zisska and LacherRare Books and Prints on May 13th: 70.82% 
Winter AssociatesAmericana, etc. Books and Prints on May 16th: 62.07% 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters - Internet bidstart 5/8 on May 15th: 97.14% 
Heritage AuctionsComics - Internet bidstart 5/8 on May 15th: 99.21% 
Heritage AuctionsAmericana, Political on May 14th: 94.04% 
Heritage AuctionsComics on May 13th: 98.46%

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Christies Heart Attack City on May 20th Actual price: USD $634,370.
  2. Heritage Auctions Frank Frazetta The Norseman Painting Original Art (1972). on May 13th Actual price: USD $454,100.
  3. Christies Baltic Sea on May 20th Actual price: USD $389,090.
  4. RR Auction Tupac Shakur’s 1996 American Motors Hummer H1 on May 19th Actual price: USD $337,145.
  5. Sothebys 'MOUTH (FOR L'OREAL), NEW YORK', 1986 on May 19th Actual price: USD $322,660.
  6. Heritage Auctions Barnum & Bailey Parade Wagon Circa 1903. on May 14th Actual price: USD $250,000.
  7. Heritage Auctions Gil Kane and Dave Cockrum X-Men #95 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1975). on May 13th Actual price: USD $155,350.
  8. Heritage Auctions Gil Kane and John Romita Sr. Amazing Spider-Man #151 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1975). on May 13th Actual price: USD $155,350.
  9. Heritage Auctions John Romita Sr. Amazing Spider-Man Annual #6 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1969). on May 13th Actual price: USD $143,400.
  10. Heritage Auctions Jack Kirby and Joe Sinnott Fantastic Four #52 Unused First Black Panther Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1966). on May 13th Actual price: USD $131,450.
  11. Sothebys BLAKE & MORTIMER LE PIÈGE DIABOLIQUE on May 14th Actual price: USD $118,650.
  12. Sothebys ‘LINDA EVANGELISTA, TATJANA PATITZ, CHRISTY TURLINGTON, ESTELLE LEFÉBURE, KAREN ALEXANDER, RACHEL WILLIAMS', VOGUE US, BEACH LOS ANGELES, 1990  on May 19th Actual price: USD $118,625.
  13. Sothebys  ‘MARILYN MONROE, ACTRESS, NEW YORK CITY', 1957 on May 19th Actual price: USD $113,150.
  14. Sothebys 'YAKUSA', 1994 on May 19th Actual price: USD $100,375.
  15. Christies Two fighting crickets, New York on May 20th Actual price: USD $100,010.
  16. Heritage Auctions Bernie Wrightson Frankenstein Page 154 Illustration Original Art (1976). on May 13th Actual price: USD $95,600.
  17. Christies KenLydia and Tyler on May 20th Actual price: USD $91,250.
  18. Bloomsbury Auctions The Abbey Road Session, The Complete Set, 8 August 1969 on May 20th Actual price: USD $90,520.
  19. Heritage Auctions Gene Colan and George Klein Avengers #63 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1969). on May 13th Actual price: USD $89,625.
  20. Pierre Berge and Associes La Chartreuse de Parme. on May 12th Actual price: USD $87,298.
  21. Heritage Auctions Charles Schulz Peanuts Sunday Comic Strip Charlie Brown and Friends Original Art dated 8-9-53 (United Feature Syndicate, 1953). on May 13th Actual price: USD $83,650.
  22. Sothebys PEANUTS on May 14th Actual price: USD $81,925.
  23. Heritage Auctions John Romita Sr. Defenders #10 Cover Thor vs Hulk Original Art and Cover Proof (Marvel, 1973). on May 13th Actual price: USD $77,675.
  24. Heritage Auctions George Perez Justice League of America #200 Wraparound Cover Original Art (DC, 1982). on May 13th Actual price: USD $77,675.
  25. Sothebys LITTLE NEMO IN SLUMBERLAND on May 14th Actual price: USD $76,275.

 


Forty sales are scheduled during the week ahead:


Mon. May. 23rd
Ketterer Kunst Doerling. Hamburg. Rare Books. 1198 lots
Australian Book Auctions. Armadale, . May Gallery Sale. 362 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 90 lots

Tue. May. 24th
ALDE. Paris. 2006-2016 Alde 10th Anniversary! - Books, Manuscripts, Coins. 74 lots
Beaussant Lefevre. Paris. Old and Modern Books, Autographs and Photographs. 221 lots
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Books: Arts, Avantgarde Typography, Children's Books. 1099 lots
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Chicago. Fine Prints. 298 lots
PIASA. Paris. Editions : prints, illustrated books, multiples. 184 lots
Sothebys. London. Music, Continental and Russian Books and Manuscripts. 165 lots
Jacksons Auction. Cedar Falls, Iowa . World Treasures: Important Russian, European, Asian & American Works. 31 lots
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Books: Fine Printing, Literature. 711 lots
PIASA. Paris. HERGÉ, in partnership with Moulinsart SA. 178 lots
Quagga Rare Books and Art. Stellenbosch. Medals and Stamps of South Africa and the Anglo-Boer War. 24 lots
Alexander Historical Auctions. Chesapeake City. Autographs - Day 1. 1181 lots
Kedem Auction. Jerusalem . Online- Rare Books, Bibliophilic Editions, and Art.

Wed. May. 25th
Ader. PARIS. Historical Memories. 9 lots
Christies. London - King Street. Illustrated Manuscripts from the Collection of Maurice Burros. 39 lots
Jacksons Auction. Cedar Falls, Iowa . World Treasures: Important Russian, European, Asian & American Works. 14 lots
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Fine Books and Works on Paper. 168 lots
Pierre Berge and Associes. Paris. Archeologie - Books. 8 lots
Purcell Auctioneers. Birr. Antiques and Collectables -Books and Prints. 118 lots
Christies. London - King Street. Shakespeare - The Four Folios. 4 lots
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Books: (Natural) history, Manuscripts, Old & Rare (part 1). 915 lots
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Old & Rare Books (part 2). 624 lots
Alaska Auction. Anchorage. Books, Prints. 21 lots
Sothebys. New York. Two Centuries of American History.

Thu. May. 26th
Swann Galleries. New York. Maps and Atlases, Natural History and Color Plate Books. 399 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Art - Prints. 824 lots
Skinner. Boston. Fine Books and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 5/18. 349 lots
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Norwich. Marine and Travel - Books. 64 lots
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Modern Art: Prints and Drawings, Ex Libris. 1202 lots
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Photographs, Drawings, Japanese Prints. 617 lots

Fri. May. 27th
Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH. Berlin-Schoneberg. Rare Books, Prints and Historical Photographs. 1282 lots
Auctionata. New York. Icons of Animation and Illustration. 70 lots
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Old Master Prints, Maps & Plans. 1152 lots

Sat. May. 28th
Aspire Auctions. Cleveland. Fine Art - Prints -Internet bidstart: 5/20. 4 lots
Alaska Auction. Anchorage. Prints, Books. 12 lots

Sun. May. 29th
OSENAT. FONTAINEBLEAU. Works of Art - Prints. 4 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics - Internet bidstart 5/22.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 5/22.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

 

  • <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 1st<br>Antique and modern prints,<br>drawings and paintings</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 2nd<br>Photographs, autographs, musical works and manuscripts</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 3rd<br>Books from XV to XX Century</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 3rd<br>Mathematics books</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 3rd<br>Art books from Salvador Dalí<br>& others</b>
  • <center><b>Firsts Online Rare Book Fair<br> 27 November to 2 December<br><br> Presented by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association</b>
  • <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Christmas Rare Books<br>& Collectors’ Sale<br>9 December 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Joyce (James), <i>Ulysses,</i> 4to, Paris: (Shakespeare & Co.) 1922, First Edn. €7,000 to €9,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Of the Utmost Rarity with Swift Association. Harward (Michael). <i>Philomath. A New Almanack for the Year of Our Lord,</i> 1666. €6,000 to €9,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> With Full Complement of Hand Coloured & Other Plates. Rosellini (Ippolito). <i>Monumenti dell Egitto e della Nubia,</i> Vols. I, II, & III Plate Volumes only. €5,000 to €7,000.
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Christmas Rare Books<br>& Collectors’ Sale<br>9 December 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> With Magnificent Hand Coloured Plates. [Bivort, Debabay, & others] <i>Annales de Pomologie,</i> 8 vols., folio, Brussels, 1853-1861. €4,000 to €6,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> With Very Fine Coloured Plates & Illustrations. Barbier (George) Vogel (Lucien) & others, <i>Gazette du Bon Ton - Arts-modes et frivolities, </i> 1914 to 1922. €4,000 to €6,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> “I have seen War... I hate War," Signed Presentation Copy to William C. Bullitt, Roosevelt (Franklin D.) August 14, 1936. €3,000 to €4,000.
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Christmas Rare Books<br>& Collectors’ Sale<br>9 December 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Victorian Hostess & Horticulturist. An Important Collection Relating to Lady Dorothy Nevill (1826-1913). €2,500 to €3,200.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Fine Original Portrait Photos of The O'Brien Ladies by Margaret Cameron. Two black and white Photos, each 8" x 10". €1,200 to €1,800.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> James Hume Nesbitt Illustrations: A collection of twelve pen and ink Drawings and Etchings intended for publication as book of illustrations for his thriller novels. €800 to €1,200.
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Christmas Rare Books<br>& Collectors’ Sale<br>9 December 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Attributed to Kitagawa Utamavo (1753-1806). A pair of attractive colourful woodblock prints, of Court Ladies in decorative robes with numerous stamps and script. €800 to €1,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Contemporaneous Notes from Captain Cook's Voyage Travel: [Anon] <i>Voyage to the South Sea by Mr. Banks, Mr. Parkinson and Dr. Solender, with Capt. Cooke,</i> a 7 page m/ss document. €700 to €1,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Very Rare First U.K. Edition with Yellow Paper Band. Herbert (Frank). <i>Dune,</i> 8vo London (Victor Gollancz Ltd.) 1966. €500 to €700.
  • <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>Live Online<br>2 December 2020</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Rackham (Arthur). 'The Skein', original pen, ink and watercolour drawing. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Vico (Giambattista). <i>Principj di una scienza nuova,</i> FIRST EDITION, Felice Mosca, Naples,1725. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> <i>Bauerkeller's New Embossed Plan of London,</i> first edition, Ackermann & Co., 1841. £1,800 to £2,200.
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>Live Online<br>2 December 2020</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Bible, English, Coverdale's Version, J. Nycolson, Southwark, [1535]. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Johnson (Samuel). <i>A Dictionary of the English Langauge,</i> 2 vol., fourth edition revised by the author, folio, 1773. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Orwell (George). <i>The Road to Wigan Pier,</i> first public edition, 8vo., Victor Gollancz, 1937. £1,500 to £2,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Rowling (J. K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> FIRST EDITION, first printing 1997. £6,000 to £8,000.
  • <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> <i>All-Negro Comics</i> Issue #1, 1947. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Early Memoir of a Black Hairdresser, 1859. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> First Edition <i>Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, An African,</i> 1782. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Bessie Coleman Aero News Vol. 1 Issue 1, May 1930, Signed by William J. Powell. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Book of Poetry and Music by Formerly Illiterate Author Thomas Young, 1897. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Cabinet Card of 24th Infantryman, Tombstone, Arizona Territory, circa 1882. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> James Baldwin Portrait by Carl Van Vechten, 1955. $3,500 to $4,500.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> <i>The Pacific Appeal</i> Newspaper, San Francisco, 1877. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Only Known Copy <i>Spreading Joy,</i> Uplift History of African Americans in Los Angeles, 1937. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> 1940 Los Angeles <i>The Official Central Avenue District Directory.</i> $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> GRÉGOIRE, Henri (French, 1750-1831). <i>An Enquiry Concerning the Intellectual and Moral Faculties, and Literature of Negroes,</i> First American Edition, 1810. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> 1893 Indian Territory Album with Images of Tacky Grayson. $4,000 to $6,000.