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  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works<br>on Paper including Books from The Collection of The Garden Ltd<br>November 21, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Bohr (Niels). <i>On the Constitution of Atoms and Molecules,</i> first edition, presentation copy, offprint 1913. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Shakespeare's Falstaff.- Henry V & Sir John Fastolf. Indenture agreement appointing Fastolf as Keeper of the Bastille of St Anthony at Paris, manuscript in French, 1421. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> World.- Purchas (Samuel). <i>Purchas his Pilgrimes. In Five Books...,</i> 5 vol., first edition, 7 folding engraved maps, contemporary calf, by William Stansby for Henrie Fetherstone, 1625-26. £20,000 to £30,000
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    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Book of Hours.- Use of Rouen, manuscript on vellum, in Latin and French, illuminated with 14 full-page miniatures by the workshop or follower of the Maitre de l'Echevinage, Rouen, 1480s. £20,000 t0 £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Giese (Raban, ?scholar and medical doctor). Album Amicorum of drawing on his travels and acquaintances in Europe 1618-21, 134 watercolour illustrations including c. 60 professional miniatures, 1618-39. £30,000 to £40,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Jones (David). 14 Autograph Letters signed, 1952-68; and a small quantity of ephemera (sm. qty). £6,000 to £8,000
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    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Constable (John). Various Subjects of Landscape, Characteristic of English Scenery, signed presentation inscription from Constable, 1833. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669). The Descent from the Cross: Second Plate, etching and engraving, 1633. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Salvin (Francis Henry) and William Brodrick. <i>Falconry in the British Isles,</i> second edition, William Brodrick's copy with 3 original watercolours by him, 1873. £8,000 to £12,000
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works<br>on Paper including Books from The Collection of The Garden Ltd<br>November 21, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> China.- Helman (Isidore Stanislas Henri). <i>Suite des seize estampes representant les conquetes de l'Empereur de la Chine,</i> 1783-88. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Pratt (Edward Roger, 1789-1863). Album of 28 watercolours and other works on paper from a journey to ancient sites and monuments in the Mediterranean, [c.1830 and later]. £3,000 to £5,000
  • <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 4. First printed world map to depict western Australia, 1680. Est. $7500 - $9000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 31. One of the finest celestial charts ever produced, 1708. Est. $2500 - $3250
    <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 35. Stunning French armillary sphere, 1805. Est. $4000 - $5000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 47. Speed's popular carte-a-figures map of the Americas, 1626. Est. $4750 - $6000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 110. 1960 election map of the United States, 1960. Est. $250 - $325
    <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 115.<br>Arrowsmith's large-format map used by Lewis & Clark, 1802. Est. $8000 - $10000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 359. German WWI propaganda map showing a "European brawl", 1914. Est. $1400 - $1700
    <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 380. The "Beetle" map of northern Europe, 1746. Est. $240 - $300
    <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 476. Braun & Hogenberg's first plan of Moscow, 1575. Est. $2400 - $3000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 582. The first European-printed map of China, 1584. Est. $5500 - $6500
    <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 673. Complete French atlas with 62 maps in contemporary color, 1787. Est. $2750 - $3500
    <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 676. Finley's early and important American atlas, 1828. Est. $4500 - $5500

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32 Auctions Archived, 28 Sales Upcoming This Week

For the week ending Saturday, March 25, 2017, 32 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database: 3 in Danish krona, 10 in euros, 4 in British pounds, and 15 in US dollars. Turnover was $10,423,910 as 10,474 lots were offered and 8,359 sold. The sell-through rate was 79.8%, the average sale price $1,247. Those were robust numbers for both sales rate and average price.


3 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars:

JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung. Autographs (letters, manuscripts, documents, photographs): Music, History on March 15th: $1,500,211
PBA Galleries. Fine Literature on March 23rd: $1,275,080
Heritage Auctions. Entertainment on March 18th: $1,069,493

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

PBA Galleries. Fine Literature on March 23rd: 396.48%
Sothebys. Saturdays at Sotheby's: Asian Art - Prints, Books on March 18th: 237.96%
Ferraton. Photographs, Prints on March 18th: 157.72%
JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung. Autographs (letters, manuscripts, documents, photographs): Music, History on March 15th: 138.51%
JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung. Autographs (letters, manuscripts, documents, photographs): Music, History - Day 1Autographs (letters on March 14th: 134.68%
Henri Godts Books and Prints Auctions. Antiquarian and Modern Books on March 21st: 132.59%
Audap and Mirabaud. Ancient and Modern Book - Atlas - Maps - Maps & Views on March 15th: 118.05%
Marc van de Wiele Auctions. Books on March 11th: 112.00%
Ader. Judaica on March 22nd: 102.88%


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

Cowans Auctions. Cleveland Springs Live Auction - Prints on March 17th: 100.00%
National Book Auctions. Books, Art and Ephemera - Civil War, Life, Emblems, Derriere on March 18th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 3/12 on March 19th: 99.58%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 3/12 on March 19th: 96.42%
Ferraton. Photographs, Prints on March 18th: 95.25%
Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society. Rare and Used Books on March 10th: 88.42%
Bruun Rasmussen. Old Master Prints on March 20th: 87.50%
Heritage Auctions. Texana and Western Americana on March 24th: 86.78%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Modern Literature on March 23rd: 85.44%
Bruun Rasmussen. Modern and Contemporary Prints on March 21st: 83.10%
Bloomsbury Auctions. 20th Century Books and Works on Paper on March 23rd: 82.18%
Henri Godts Books and Prints Auctions. Antiquarian and Modern Books on March 21st: 82.11%
JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung. Autographs (letters, manuscripts, documents, photographs): Music, History - Day 1Autographs (letters on March 14th: 81.84%
Bruun Rasmussen. Books on March 21st: 81.36%
Swann Galleries. Illustration Art on March 21st: 80.58%
JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung. Autographs (letters, manuscripts, documents, photographs): Music, History on March 15th: 80.00%
Sothebys. Saturdays at Sotheby's: Asian Art - Prints, Books on March 18th: 80.00%

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. PBA Galleries Dusk of Dawn: An Essay Toward an Autobiography of a Race Concept on March 23rd Actual price: USD $720,161.
  2. PBA Galleries A Season in Hell on March 23rd Actual price: USD $420,321.
  3. JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung MOZART, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. Eigenh. Musikmanuskript. Sommer 1776. on March 15th Actual price: USD $369,576.
  4. Heritage Auctions William Barret Travis Autograph Document Signed, with Second Document Signed by John N. Seguin and Antonio Menchaca. on March 24th Actual price: USD $137,500.
  5. JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung CHOPIN, Fryderyk, 1810-1849. Eigenh. Musikmanuskript mit Widmung, Namenszug und Datierung am Schluss. on March 15th Actual price: USD $95,580.
  6. JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. E. Br. m. U. Beethoven?. on March 15th Actual price: USD $95,580.
  7. JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung SCHUMANN, Robert, 1810-1856. Eigenh. Musikmanuskript. on March 15th Actual price: USD $82,836.
  8. JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. E. Schriftstück m. U. on March 15th Actual price: USD $76,464.
  9. JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung MOZART, Maria Anna (Nannerl), verehel. Freifrau von Berchtold zu Sonnenburg, die Schwester des Komponisten, 1751-1829. E. Br. m. U. M:A: Reichsfreyin von Berchtold zu Sonnenburg?. on March 15th Actual price: USD $63,720.
  10. Kestenbaum and Company Mivchar HaPeninim [“Choice Pearls”: Anthology of Sayings]. Translated from the Arabic by Judah ibn Tibbon. on March 16th Actual price: USD $61,500.
  11. Forum Auctions Pulp Fiction on March 21st Actual price: USD $56,250.
  12. Kestenbaum and Company An extraordinary world-wide study on anti-Semitism, created by the Holocaust survivor and prominent Argentinean reparation lawyer, José Moskovits (1926-2014). on March 16th Actual price: USD $55,350.
  13. Heritage Auctions A Steve McQueen Owned Script from "Le Mans." on March 18th Actual price: USD $55,000.
  14. Heritage Auctions A Steve McQueen Owned Script from "Bullitt." on March 18th Actual price: USD $55,000.
  15. JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung FEININGER, Lyonel, 1871-1956. 5 Autographen: 1 e. Br. m. U., 3 Br. m. U. 1 Unterschrift maschinenschriftlich und 1 Br. m. U. seiner Frau Julia F on March 14th Actual price: USD $50,976.
  16. Heritage Auctions A Steve McQueen Owned Script from "The Great Escape." on March 18th Actual price: USD $50,000.
  17. Kestenbaum and Company Seder Tefilloth MiKol HaShanah KeMinhag Kehiloth Ashkenazim [Order of Prayers for the Entire Year]. on March 16th Actual price: USD $49,200.
  18. Forum Auctions Stop and Search on March 21st Actual price: USD $48,438.
  19. JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung GOETHEKREIS. ? STEIN, Charlotte von, geb. von Schardt, Hofdame der Herzogin Anna Amalia; Goethes geliebte Freundin, 1742-1827. Manuskript von der Hand der Weimarer Hofdame Luise von G ö c h h a u s e n , mit eigenh. Zusätzen. on March 14th Actual price: USD $43,330.
  20. JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung BRAHMS, Johannes, 1833-1897. Eigenh. Musikmanuskript. on March 15th Actual price: USD $42,055.
  21. Swann Galleries Le Roi Babar. on March 21st Actual price: USD $40,000.
  22. Ader The Vanished World Portfolio (Twelve Photographs), 1936-38. on March 22nd Actual price: USD $38,209.
  23. Forum Auctions HMV on March 21st Actual price: USD $37,500.
  24. JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung HAYDN, Joseph, 1732-1809. E. Br. m. U. on March 15th Actual price: USD $35,683.
  25. Heritage Auctions A. R. Roessler's Latest Map of the State of Texas on March 24th Actual price: USD $35,000.


32 total sales reported this week:

Heritage Auctions. Texana and Western Americana on March 24th: 86.78%
PBA Galleries. Fine Literature on March 23rd: 75.17%
Ferraton. Photographs, Prints on March 18th: 95.25%
National Book Auctions. Books, Art and Ephemera - Civil War, Life, Emblems, Derriere on March 18th: 100.00%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Modern Literature on March 23rd: 85.44%
Bloomsbury Auctions. 20th Century Books and Works on Paper on March 23rd: 82.18%
Swann Galleries. Illustration Art on March 21st: 80.58%
Dorotheum . Modern and Contemporary Prints on March 23rd: 53.85%
Ader. Judaica on March 22nd: 68.75%
Bonhams. Prints and Multiples on March 22nd: 72.44%
Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society. Rare and Used Books on March 10th: 88.42%
Pierre Berge and Associes. Ancient and Modern Books on March 22nd: 47.01%
Forum Auctions. Editions and Works on Paper on March 21st: 75.85%
Henri Godts Books and Prints Auctions. Antiquarian and Modern Books on March 21st: 82.11%
Bruun Rasmussen. Books on March 21st: 81.36%
Bruun Rasmussen. Modern and Contemporary Prints on March 21st: 83.10%
Bruun Rasmussen. Old Master Prints on March 20th: 87.50%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 3/12 on March 19th: 99.58%
Audap and Mirabaud. Ancient and Modern Book - Atlas - Maps - Maps & Views on March 15th: 76.95%
Marc van de Wiele Auctions. Books on March 11th: 78.52%
Sothebys. Saturdays at Sotheby's: Asian Art - Prints, Books on March 18th: 80.00%
Clars Auction Gallery. Antiques, Asian and Fine Arts: Prints on March 19th: 78.69%
Clars Auction Gallery. Fine Art - Prints and Photography on March 18th: 73.68%
Rago Arts and Auctions. Great Estates Auction - Books and Prints on March 18th: 57.58%
Vermot de Pas. Comics and Original Plates on March 18th: 71.56%
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 3/2 on March 9th: 41.80%
Cowans Auctions. Cleveland Springs Live Auction - Prints on March 17th: 100.00%
JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung. Autographs (letters, manuscripts, documents, photographs): Music, History on March 15th: 80.00%
JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung. Autographs (letters, manuscripts, documents, photographs): Music, History - Day 1Autographs (letters on March 14th: 81.84%
Kestenbaum and Company. Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts, Holy Land Maps and Art on March 16th: 58.58%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 3/12 on March 19th: 96.42%
Heritage Auctions. Entertainment on March 18th: 75.00%

 


For the week ahead 28 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Mar. 27th
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Chadds Ford, PA . Multi-Estate Sale - Books and Prints. 33 lots
Winter Associates. Plainville, CT . Americana - Books and Prints. 34 lots
Winner's Auctions and Exhibitions. Jerusalem. Holy books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical & Admors letters, Americana & Judiaca. 422 lots
Bonhams. New York. TCM Presents... Rock and Roll Through the Lens. 104 lots
Australian Book Auctions. Armadale, . Books, Ephemera, Manuscripts, and Artworks.. 302 lots
Gibson Auction Inc.. Orange County. Online Sale: Books, Prints, Photographs. 12 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 102 lots

Tue. Mar. 28th
Sothebys. London. Two Great Scottish Collections: Property from the Forbeses of Pitsligo and the Marquesses of Lothian. 60 lots
Jacksons Auction. Cedar Falls, Iowa . Americana Art, Antiques and Collectibles. 58 lots
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Fine Clocks, Barometers & Scientific Instruments. 50 lots

Wed. Mar. 29th
Christies. London - King Street. Prints and Multiples. 288 lots
Dorotheum . Vienna. Globes. 17 lots
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Hudson. The Golf Sale - prints. 74 lots
Bonhams. London. The Contents of Glyn Cywarch. 213 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. American and French Interventions in Mexico. 325 lots

Thu. Mar. 30th
Forum Auctions. London. Fine Books and Works on Paper. 460 lots
Swann Galleries. New York. Printed and Manuscript African Americana. 532 lots
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Books and Works on Paper & Early Prints. 280 lots
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Chicago. McRorie Auction - Prints, Books. 32 lots

Fri. Mar. 31st
Heritage Auctions. Beverly Hills. Knott's Berry Farm Signature Auction. 227 lots
Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH. Berlin-Schoneberg. Rare Books, Art and Antiques. 427 lots
Sothebys. New York. Prints and Multiples Online - bistart 3/17. 52 lots
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Old Master Prints. 70 lots

Sat. Apr. 1st
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Old Master Prints. 49 lots
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Books. 331 lots

Sun. Apr. 2nd
Northeast Auctions. Portsmouth. Spring Auction. 53 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 3/26.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 3/26.

Twenty-eight more sales are scheduled for this coming week, and history tells us the number will only build through the next two months.

Mike Stillman

RBH and AE

  • <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> SMITH, CHRISTOPHER WEBB. 1793-1871. <i>Indian Ornithology.</i> [Patna, India]: 1828. $50,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DUPRÉ, LOUIS. 1789-1837. <i>Voyage à Athènes et à Constantinople, ou Collection de portraits, vues et costumes grecs et ottomans.</i> Paris: Dondey-Dupré, 1825. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> ADAMS, JOHN. Autograph Letter Signed ("J Adams"), [to Dr. Perkins?] while recovering from his small pox inoculation, [late-April, 1764]. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> AUSTEN, JANE. Autograph Letter Signed ("J. Austen"), to her sister Cassandra, 4 pp, "Thursday – after dinner," [September 16, 1813,] Henrietta St. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. 1785-1851. <i>The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories.</i> New York & Philadelphia: J.J. Audubon & J.B. Chevalier, 1840-1844. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DODWELL, EDWARD. 1767-1832. <i>Views in Greece.</i> London: Rodwell and Martin, 1821. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> JAMES, JESSE. Autograph Letter Signed ("Jesse W. James"), to Mr. Flood demanding Flood retract spurious accusations, 3 pp, June 5, 1875. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DE CORDOBA, JACOB. <i>Map of the State of Texas.</i> New York, 1866. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> ARNOLD, BENEDICT. Autograph bookseller's receipt for Dr. John Dickinson, Signed ("B. Arnold"), February 1767. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. 4 Typed Letters Signed ("A Einstein") to Cleveland E. Dodge offering early reports on the meetings of the Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> EISENHOWER, DWIGHT D. Typed Letter Signed ("Dwight D. Eisenhower") to General Henri Giraud written from a secret bunker in Gibraltar on the eve of Operation Torch, November 4 [but 6], 1942. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> Early Broadside Printing of the GADSDEN PURCHASE, Puebla, August 16, 1854. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> ALLEN, ETHAN. Autograph Letter Signed to Crevecouer during the Constitutional Debates in Congress, 2 pp, August 29, 1787. $30,000 to $50,000.
  • <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper,<br>to include Travel, Sciences, <br>Sport & Illustrated Art<br>November 20, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> [Herberstein, Sigismund von, & al.] <i>Rerum Moscoviticarum…,</i> 4 plates, illustrations, folio, Andreas Wevhelius, Frankfurt, 1600. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> Bowen (Emmanuel) & Owen (John). <i>Britannia Depicta…,</i> fourth edition, engraved title and 273 maps, 4to, Thomas Bowles, 1753. £700 to £900
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> Geographical Game.- Jefferys (Thomas). <i>The Royal Geographical Pastime or the Tour of Europe,</i> FIRST EDITION, engraving of Europe, map c. 507 x 665 mm, Thomas Jefferys, 1768. £600 to £800
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper,<br>to include Travel, Sciences, <br>Sport & Illustrated Art<br>November 20, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> Germany.- Homann (Johann Baptist). <i>Atlas Novus Terrarum Orbis Imperia... Atlas von Deutschland,</i> engraved half title, 87 maps only, folio, Erben, Nuremberg, 1753. £8,000 to £10,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> Iceland [Løvenørns (Poul)]. <i>Beskrivelse over den Iislandske…,</i> 10 engraved maps and plates, vignettes, 4to, Copenhagen, F. W. Thiele, 1788. £600 to £800
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> Lewis (John Frederick). <i>Illustrations of Constantinople…,</i> FIRST EDITION, frontispiece and 26 views folio, T. McLean, D.& P. Colnaghi & John F. Lewis, [1838]. £2,000 to £3,000
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper,<br>to include Travel, Sciences, <br>Sport & Illustrated Art<br>November 20, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> Lilford (Lord, Thomas Littleton Powys, 4th Baron). <i>Coloured Figures of the Birds of the British Islands,</i> 7 vol., second edition, [one of 450 sets], 421 plates, large 8vo, 1891-97. £1,800 to £2,200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> Londres [panorama], engraving, 350 x 520mm, chez Baltazar Moncornet, Paris, c.1666-68. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> Van Keulen (Joannes). <i> Niewe Pas Caarte Strekkende van Pta Cataon tot Pta Lamtaon…,</i> copper engraved map, hand coloured, 510 x 585mm, Amsterdam, [1753]. £1,200 to £1,500
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper,<br>to include Travel, Sciences, <br>Sport & Illustrated Art<br>November 20, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> Goethe (Johann Wolfgang von). <i> Prologue dans le ciel, Traduction de Gerard de Nerval…,</i> 11 double sheets with calligraphic handwriting, 33 fine gouaches, Philippe Gonin, [Paris, c. 1932]. £400 to £600
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> Murphy (Jill, author and illustrator) ARR. <i> Peace at Last & The Large Family: All in One Piece,</i> 10 pieces of original artwork from the two books, 1980 & 1987 (12). £1,800 to £2,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> Rembrandt (Harmensz. van Rijn). Christ at Emmaus: the larger plate, etching and drypoint, 212 x 161mm, sheet 225 x 170mm, 1654. £1,000 to £1,500
  • <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><center>Sotheby’s<br>Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History<br>Auction London 12 November<br>On view 8 – 11 November</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London, Nov. 12:</b> Dinner plate from the British Antarctic Expedition (Terra Nova), 1910-1913, Dunn Bennett Patent. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s London, Nov. 12:</b> Hermann Schlegel, and A.H. Verster van Wulverhorst. <i>Traité de Fauconnerie.</i> Leiden and Dusseldorf, 1844-1853. £30,000 to £40,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s London, Nov. 12:</b> Pierre Joseph Redouté. Album de Redouté. Paris, [1824]. £50,000 to £60,000.
    <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History<br>Auction London 12 November<br>On view 8 – 11 November</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London, Nov. 12:</b> Jakob Christoph Trew. <i>Hortus nitidissimis omnen per annum superbiens floribus.</i> Nuremberg, 1750 [-1786]. £70,000 to £90,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s London, Nov. 12:</b> Samuel de Champlain. <i>Les voyages de la Novvelle France occidentale, dite Canada</i>. Paris, 1640. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s London, Nov. 12:</b> Levinus Vincent. <i>Wondertooneel der Nature.</i> Amsterdam, 1706-1715, two volumes bound in one. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History<br>Auction London 12 November<br>On view 8 – 11 November</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London, Nov. 12:</b> Louis Dupré. <i>Voyage a Athénes et à Constantinople.</i> Paris, 1825. £40,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s London, Nov. 12:</b> Abraham Ortelius. <i>Theatrum orbis terrarum... The Theatre of the Whole World.</i> London, 1606 (colophon: 1608). £70,000 to £100,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s London, Nov. 12:</b> <i>Description de l'Égypte.</i> Paris, 1809-1828, FIRST EDITION, 35 volumes, housed in custom mahogany cabinet. £250,000 to £350,000.
    <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History<br>Auction London 12 November<br>On view 8 – 11 November</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London, Nov. 12:</b> Giovanni Battista Belzoni. Plates illustrative of the researches and operations of G. Belzoni in Egypt and Nubia. London, 1822. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s London, Nov. 12:</b> United Arab Emirates. A collection of 218 historic photographs. [c.1901 to early 1960s.]. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s London, Nov. 12:</b> Tingqua (Guan Lianchang). A boxed set of ten albums containing 123 Chinese paintings. [Canton, c.1830]. £30,000 to £40,000.
  • <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b> Fust-Schöffer-Bibel from Gutenberg-Press, 1462. Est: € 1,000,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>J. W. Weinmann, <i>Phytanthoza-Iconographia,</i> 1735-45. Est: € 60,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>O. Kokoschka, <i>Die träumenden Knaben,</i> 1917. Est: € 10,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>Z. Lilius, <i>Orbis breviarium,</i> 1493. <br>Est: € 10,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b> <i>Gazette du Bon Ton,</i> 1912-22.<br>Est: € 14,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>M. Chagall, <i>Daphnis & Chloé,</i> 1961. Est: € 100,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>C. Ptolemaeus, <i>Geographie,</i> 1513.<br>Est: € 100,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>E. L. Kirchner, <i>Umbra vitae,</i> 1924.<br>Est: € 6,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>J. Miró, <i>Midi le trèfle blanc,</i> 1968. Est: € 2,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b> Clemens V., <i>Constitutiones,</i> 1471.<br>Est: € 14,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>C. Gesner, <i>Tierbuch, Vogelbuch, Fischbuch,</i> 1563-81. Est: € 5,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>M. Beckmann, <i>Fanferlieschen Schönefüßchen,</i> 1924. Est: € 10,000