• <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> LIFE OF OSLER, PRESENTATION COPY TO NEPHEW NORMAN GWYN. CUSHING, HARVEY. 1869-1939. <i>The Life of Sir William Osler.</i> Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1925. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> OSLER TO HALSTED MENTIONING CUSHING AND WELCH. Autograph Letter Signed ("Wm Osler") to William Stewart Halsted on medical matters, 2 pp, January 19, 1919. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> CUSHING PRESENTATION COPY TO LUCIEN PRICE. CUSHING, HARVEY. <i>Intracranial Tumours.</i> Springfield, 1932. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> OSLER ON HIS CHILDHOOD. Autograph Letter Signed ("Wm Osler") to Mabel [Brewster] on returning home to Staplehurst. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> SCULTETUS, JOHANNES. 1595-1645. <i>Cheiroplotheke, seu armamentarium chirurgicum XLIII.</i> Ulm: Balthasar Kühnen, 1655. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> VICQ D'AZYR, FELIX. 1748-1794. <i>Traite d'anatomie et de physiologie.</i> Paris: Didot l'aine, 1786. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> TAGAULT, JEAN. C.1499-1546. <i>De chirugica institutione libri quinque....</i> Lyon: Guillaume Rouillé, 1549. $400 to $600.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). Autograph Logs and Journals from his 1927 Alaska Expedition. $7,000 to $ 9,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). Cañon de Chelley, 1904. Oversized orotone, 17 x 22in in original Curtis Studio frame. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). 26 cyanotypes, featuring images of Cheyenne tribes from Volume VI of <i>North American Indian,</i> c.1907, made by Curtis in the field. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). The Vanishing Race, 1904. Oversized orotone, 18 x 24in in original Curtis Studio frame. $20,000 to $30,000.
  • <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [CIVIL WAR] -- [SHERIDAN, Philip Henry]. Personal headquarters flag of Philip Henry Sheridan used when he led the 2nd Michigan Cavalry. Spring - Summer 1862. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY]. Half plate daguerreotype of firefighter Walter Van Erven Dorens. [San Francisco]: n.p., [ca 1854-1856]. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [LINCOLNIANA]. Abraham Lincoln banner possibly made for the 1864 presidential campaign. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [REVOLUTIONARY WAR - CONTINENTAL CONGRESS]. [HOLTEN, Dr. Samuel]. An archive of letters related to Danvers, Massachusetts, physician and statesman Dr. Samuel Holten. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD]. CARBUTT, John, photographer. Exceptional collection of 27 stereoviews from the series, "Excursion to the 100th Meridian, October 1866." Chicago, [1866]. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [ALASKAN GOLD RUSH]. William Steele West and family, extensive archive of photographs, diaries, correspondence, and personal items. [Ca 19th - 20th century]. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [TAYLOR, Zachary]. Quarter plate daguerreotype featuring the 12th President of the United States. N.p.: n.p., [ca 1845]. $8,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [WASHINGTON, George]. Signed Society of the Cincinnati document. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> LINCOLN, Abraham. Autograph endorsement signed ("A. Lincoln"), as President. [Washington], 29 September 1862. 1 page, 4to, old creases. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> JEFFERSON, Thomas. Autograph letter signed ("Th. Jefferson"), as United States President, to Robert Patterson. Washington DC, 2 July 1805. 1 page, 4to, evenly toned, small tear from seal. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY] -- [ALCOTT, Elizabeth Sewall]. Ninth plate ruby ambrotype attributed to Elizabeth Sewall Alcott. N.p., [ca 1856-1857]. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [WESTERN AMERICANA]. RUSSELL, Andrew Joseph, photographer. <i>Salt Lake City, From the Top of the Tabernacle.</i> [1869]
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Livres et Manuscrits :<br>de Cervantès à Houellebecq<br>18 – 25 June</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> Jouve, Paul -- François-Louis Schmied -- Rudyard Kipling. <i>Le Livre de la Jungle,</i> 1919.<br>€ 80,000 to € 120,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> Cervantès Saavedra, Miguel de. <i>El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha.</i> Bruxelles, 1607.<br>€ 30,000 to € 50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> Buren, Daniel - Aimé Césaire. Cahier d'un retour au pays natal. Solstice, 2004. 1/140 ex. Avec 1/20 suites d'œuvres originales.<br>€ 4,000 to € 6,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> [Musique] - Gioacchino Traversa. Six sonates à violon seul. [Vers 1770].<br>€ 3,000 to € 5,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> C.F. Payne, <i>Micawber, Imitating Norman Rockwell’s “Triple self-portrait,”</i> mixed media, 2002. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Brian Froud, media illustration published in <i>The Land of Froud,</i> 1977. Estimate $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Haddon Sundblom, <i>All a Girl Needs,</i> oil on canvas, published in <i>The Ladies’ Home Journal,</i> 1942. $8,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Adrianne Lobel, <i>My One and Only,</i> 26 scenic concept collages for the Broadway musical, 1983. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Charles Schulz, original four-panel pen and ink <i>Peanuts</i> comic strip, 1971. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b>Jack Davis, mixed media cartoon for <i>Playboy,</i> 1959. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Charles Addams, mixed media cartoon for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1937. $6,000 to $9,000.

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Fourteen Auctions Archived, 36 Sales Upcoming this Week

 

For the week ended Saturday, March 18, 2017, 14 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database:  1 in Danish krona, 1 in euros, 1 in British pounds, and 11 in US dollars.  Turnover was $2,394,339 as 4,385 lots were offered and 3,417 sold for a 78% success rate.

 

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


Binoche et GiquelloAncient and Modern Books on March 10th: 140.58% 
Stair Auctioneers and AppraisersAmericana - 18th and 19th Century Fine and Applied Art - Prints on March 11th: 117.68% 
Michaans AuctionsA Prominent San Francisco Library from the Andrew F. Burke Family on March 9th: 104.11% 


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

Carlsen GalleryEarly March Antique Auction - Books and Prints on March 5th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 3/5 on March 12th: 99.87% 
Stair Auctioneers and AppraisersAmericana - 18th and 19th Century Fine and Applied Art - Prints on March 11th: 97.78% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 3/5 on March 12th: 97.28% 
Michaans AuctionsA Prominent San Francisco Library from the Andrew F. Burke Family on March 9th: 92.90% 
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Books and Works on Paper on March 16th: 80.16% 

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Binoche et Giquello Traicté de l'oeconomie politique. on March 10th Actual price: USD $113,863.
  2. Binoche et Giquello Passio domini nostri Jesu [...]. on March 10th Actual price: USD $43,691.
  3. RR Auction Queen Elizabeth I - Rare partly-printed DS on March 8th Actual price: USD $36,750.
  4. RR Auction Actresses - Massive collection of more than 2250 photos on March 8th Actual price: USD $31,850.
  5. RR Auction Actors - Enormous collection of more than 2250 photos on March 8th Actual price: USD $31,850.
  6. Swann Galleries TOURNÉE DU CHAT NOIR. on March 16th Actual price: USD $30,000.
  7. RR Auction Thomas Paine - Rare and important autograph manuscript on March 8th Actual price: USD $29,400.
  8. Binoche et Giquello HEURES.- Heures à l'usage de Rome. on March 10th Actual price: USD $26,215.
  9. RR Auction George Washington and Thomas Jefferson - Highly desirable partly-printed DS on March 8th Actual price: USD $23,275.
  10. Potter and Potter Auctions Archive of Movie Stills and Glamour Photos. on March 11th Actual price: USD $22,800.
  11. Swann Galleries DOCUMENTS DÉCORATIFS. on March 16th Actual price: USD $22,500.
  12. RR Auction Steve Jobs - Very rare color 24 x 30 poster promoting the inaugural NeXTWORLD Expo held at San Francisco's Civic Auditorium and Brooks Hall on January 22 - 24 on March 8th Actual price: USD $19,600.
  13. Swann Galleries SALON DES CENT. on March 16th Actual price: USD $16,900.
  14. RR Auction Entertainers - Large collection of over 2300 ink signatures of a wide variety of entertainers on March 8th Actual price: USD $15,925.
  15. RR Auction Declaration of Independence - Striking rice paper engraving of the Declaration of Independence on March 8th Actual price: USD $15,925.
  16. RR Auction Dwight D. Eisenhower - Impressive original oil painting accomplished by President Eisenhower during his time in the White House on March 8th Actual price: USD $14,700.
  17. Swann Galleries [TIMES OF THE DAY.] Four decorative panels in folding screen. on March 16th Actual price: USD $13,750.
  18. RR Auction Beatles - Official circa late 1963 Beatles Fan Club promo card featuring the classic Dezo Hoffman portrait of the group seated in their matching collarless suits on March 8th Actual price: USD $12,250.
  19. RR Auction Daniel Boone - Extremely rare ADS on March 8th Actual price: USD $12,250.
  20. RR Auction Benjamin Franklin - Choice partly-printed DS on March 8th Actual price: USD $12,250.
  21. RR Auction Marilyn Monroe - Early DS on March 8th Actual price: USD $11,638.
  22. Swann Galleries ST. MORITZ. on March 16th Actual price: USD $11,250.
  23. RR Auction Confederate Generals - Tremendous assemblage of three of the most sought-after confederate generals on March 8th Actual price: USD $11,025.
  24. Binoche et Giquello Le Théâtre d'agriculture et mesnage des champs. on March 10th Actual price: USD $10,725.
  25. RR Auction Music, Opera, and Dance - Massive collection of well over 1,250 items on March 8th Actual price: USD $10,413.


14 total sales reported this week:

Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper on March 16th: 80.16%
Swann Galleries. Vintage Posters on March 16th: 60.16%
Potter and Potter Auctions. Music and Movies on March 11th: 72.90%
Grays Auctioneers. 1904 St. Louis World's Fair, Louisiana Purchase Exposition - Prints and Books on March 13th: 76.92%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on March 14th: 76.99%
RR Auction. Fine Autographs & Artifacts - Internet bidstart 2/17 on March 8th: 61.55%
Carlsen Gallery. Early March Antique Auction - Books and Prints on March 5th: 100.00%
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Americana - 18th and 19th Century Fine and Applied Art - Prints on March 11th: 97.78%
Michaans Auctions. March Estate Auction - Books and Prints on March 11th: 51.02%
Binoche et Giquello. Ancient and Modern Books on March 10th: 58.99%
Michaans Auctions. A Prominent San Francisco Library from the Andrew F. Burke Family on March 9th: 92.90%
Quagga Rare Books and Art. Rare Books and Prints of South African interest - Internet bidstart 2/28 on March 7th: 47.92%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 3/5 on March 12th: 99.87%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 3/5 on March 12th: 97.28%


For the week ahead 36 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Mar. 20th
Skinner. Marlborough. A Scholar's Library - Online, bidstart 3/9. 74 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Old Master Prints. 8 lots

Tue. Mar. 21st
Swann Galleries. New York. Illustration Art. 278 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Editions and Works on Paper. 410 lots
Beaussant Lefevre. Paris. Books, Autographs, Photographs, Postcards and Stamps. 101 lots
Henri Godts Books and Prints Auctions. Bruxelles . Antiquarian and Modern Books. 464 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Books. 236 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Modern and Contemporary Prints. 71 lots

Wed. Mar. 22nd
Pierre Berge and Associes. Paris. Ancient and Modern Books. 117 lots
Bonhams. London. Prints and Multiples. 283 lots
De Baecque and Associes. Lyon. Books.
Purcell Auctioneers. Birr. Pub and Shop Memorabilia - Posters and Prints.
Tooveys. West Sussex. Prints.
Ader. PARIS. Judaica. 128 lots

Thu. Mar. 23rd
Venator and Hanstein. Köln . Library of Dr. Henning Rasner. 950 lots
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. 20th Century Books and Works on Paper. 505 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Fine Literature. 443 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Modern Literature. 103 lots
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Norwich. Fine Sale - Day 3: Books. 119 lots
Dorotheum . Vienna. Modern and Contemporary Prints. 13 lots

Fri. Mar. 24th
Venator and Hanstein. Köln . Books, Prints and Drawings, Autographs. 1069 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Texana and Western Americana. 363 lots
Brunk Auctions. Asheville, NC . Prints, Books. 144 lots
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Hudson. Exposition Auction - Books and Prints. 42 lots

Sat. Mar. 25th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters. 950 lots
Venator and Hanstein. Köln . Modern and contemporary Prints and Drawings · Modern Books. 399 lots
Forum Auctions in Italy. Roma. Books and Works on Paper. 433 lots
Addison and Sarova. Macon. Rare Books, Manuscripts and Ephemera. 213 lots
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Cleveland. Fine Art - Prints. 238 lots
Arader Galleries. New York City. Spring 2017 Auction. 263 lots
John McInnis Auctioneers. Amesbury. Three Day Estates Auction, Day 2 - Books, Prints. 60 lots

Sun. Mar. 26th
OSENAT. FONTAINEBLEAU. Empire at Fontainebleau. Historical Souvenirs.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 3/19.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 3/19.
Mid Hudson Auction Galleries. Cornwall-on-Hudson, . Antiques, Fine Art, Audubons, Collectibles.
John McInnis Auctioneers. Amesbury. Three Day Estates Auction, Day 2 - Books, Prints. 16 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <center><b>Aste Bolaffi<br>Rare Books and Autographs<br>June 22, 2021</b>
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Tolomeo, Claudio. <i>Cosmographia.</i> Ulma, Lienhart Holle, 16.07.1482.<br>€ 50.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Hondius, Henricus, & Johannes Janssonius. <i>Atlas novus, sive descriptio geographica totius orbis terrarum.</i> Amsterdam, Hondius-Janssonius, 1638. €30.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Castiglione, Baldassarre. <i>Il libro del cortegiano del conte Baldesar Castiglione.</i> Venice, eredi di Aldo, 1528. € 14.000+
    <center><b>Aste Bolaffi<br>Rare Books and Autographs<br>June 22, 2021</b>
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Bayer, Johann. <i>Uranometria, omnium asterismorum continens schemata, nova methodo delineata, aereis laminis expressa.</i> Augusta, Christoph Mang, 1603.<br>€ 12.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> [Astronomy]. <i>[Scriptores Astronomici veteres].</i> Venezia, Aldo Manuzio, 1499.<br> € 7.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Aristophanes. <i>Aristofanous Komoidiai ennea. Aristophanis Comoediae novem.</i> Venice, Aldo Manuzio, 1498. € 7.000+
    <center><b>Aste Bolaffi<br>Rare Books and Autographs<br>June 22, 2021</b>
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Herodotus. <i>Hirodotou logoi ennea [...] Herodoti libri novem quibus musarum indita sunt nomina.</i> Venice, Aldo Manuzio, 1502. € 7.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Tory, Geoffroy. <i>L’art & science de la vraye proportion des lettres attiques, ou antiques.</i> Paris, Vincent Gaultherot, 1549. € 5.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Caterina da Siena. <i>Epistole devotissime de sancta Catharina da Siena.</i> Venice, Aldo Manuzio, 1500. € 4.500+
    <center><b>Aste Bolaffi<br>Rare Books and Autographs<br>June 22, 2021</b>
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> [Chess]. Gianuzio della Manzia, Orazio. <i>Libro nel quale si tratta della maniera di giuocar' a scacchi con alcuni sottilissimi partiti.</i> Torino, Antonio Bianchi, 1597. € 3.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Newton, Isaac. <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica.</i> Amsterdam, Compagnie di Amsterdam, 1714. €2.500+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> [Turkish Empire]. Ramberti, Benedetto. <i>Libri tre delle cose de Turchi.</i> Venice, eredi di Aldo, 1539. €1.500+
  • <b><center>Doyle<br>Fine Literature<br>Online Auction<br>June 8 to June 22</b>
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> CALDWELL, ERSKINE. <i>Tobacco Road,</i> First Edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> ELIOT, GEORGE. <i>Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life.</i> Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1871-72. First edition in book form. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> BYRON, GEORGE GORDON NOEL, LORD. <i>Don Juan.</i> London: the Thomas Davison; John Hunt; John and H.L. Hunt, 1819-24. First edition. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> [BURNEY, FRANCES]. <i>Evelina, Or, A Young Lady's Entrance into the World.</i> London: T. Lowndes, 1778. First edition. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Fine Literature<br>Online Auction<br>June 8 to June 22</b>
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> SHEPARD, ERNEST H. Colored drawing of Winnie-the-Pooh and Piglet, in an autograph letter signed by Shepard. Dated February 29th, 1932. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> CARROLL, LEWIS (CHARLES LUTWIDGE DODGSON). <i>The Nursery "Alice".</i> London: MacMillan, 1890. Second (first published) edition. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> DANA, RICHARD HENRY, Jr. <i>Two Years Before the Mast.</i> New York, 1840. First edition with an autograph letter signed by Dana laid-in. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> FINE BINDING-RIVIERE] HAZLITT, WILLIAM. <i>Liber Amoris: or, the New Pygmalion.</i> London: John Hunt, 1823. First edition. $3,000 to $5,000.