• <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> 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>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Churchill (Winston) & Others. 1944 Commonwealth Prime Ministers’ Conference, 27 April 1944. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Joyce (James). <i>Ulysses.</i> First English edition, 1922. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Belzoni (Giovanni Battista). <i>Plates Illustrated of the Researches and Operations...in Egypt and Nubia,</i> FIRST EDITION, 1821-1822. £14,375 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Astor (John Jacob). A collection of rare letters, 9 January 1812- 4 September 1837. £26,000 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> FIRST EDITION, first issue, 1997. £27,500 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Royal Family. Photograph of Queen Elizabeth, George VI, Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret, signed, 1946. £3,640 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Collodi (Carlo). <i>Le avventure di Pinocchio. Storia di un burattino,</i> FIRST EDITION, 1883. £8,401 inc Buyers Premium.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Currier & Ives, <i>The Mississippi in Time of Peace,</i> hand-colored lithograph, 1865. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Hartmann Schedel, <i>Liber Cronicarum...,</i> Nuremberg, 1493. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Claudius Ptolemaeus, <i>Geographicae Enarrationis Libri Octo,</i> Lyons, 1535. $20,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Thomas Jefferys, <i>The American Atlas,</i> London, 1776-77. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> John Speed, <i>A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World,</i> 20 miniature maps, London, 1665. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> <i>Biblia Das ist: Die Gantze Heilige Schrifft Durch D. Martin Luther Verteutscht,</i> illustrated cartographic Bible, Basel, 1665. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Early Hawaiian-language school geography, Lahainaluna Seminary, 1840. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Cornelis de Jode, <i>Africae Vera Forma, et Situs,</i> Antwerp, 1593. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Maria Vincenzo Coronelli, <i>America Settentrionale Colle Nuove Scoperte Sin All Anno,</i> Venice, 1688. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Johann Christoph Volkamer, <i>Nürnbergische Hesperides,</i> Nuremberg, 1708-1714. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Johann Bayer, <i>Uranometria, Omnium Asterismorum Continens Schemata...,</i> 51 celestial charts, c. 1603. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Manuscript map of Commodore Perry’s Black Ship squadron at Edo Bay, with manuscript sketchbook, ink & watercolor, Japan, c. 1853. $2,500 to $3,500.

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Twenty-four Auctions Archived, 35 Sales Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday, May 13, 2017, 24 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 6 denominated in euros, 4 in British pounds, and 14 in US dollars.  Turnover was $9,003,006 as 8,521 lots were offered and 6,708 lots sold for a 79% success rate.  Washington may be in melt-down but the rooms are alive.

  

3 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

Heritage AuctionsIllustration Art on May 12th: $1,719,985 
SothebysTravel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History on May 9th: $1,268,316 
Swann GalleriesContemporary Art on May 11th: $1,231,379 
 

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

Leslie Hindman AuctioneersArts of the American West Spring Auction on May 7th: 199.21% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsMotoring Literature, Automobilia, Early Cycling and Railwayana on May 11th: 185.58% 
Robert Siegel GalleriesDeane R. Briggs, M.D. Collection of Florida in the Civil War on May 9th: 177.63% 
FerratonPrints, Books on May 6th: 132.30% 
Bolaffi Ambassador AuctionsPosters on May 5th: 123.02% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsTravel & Atlases including a Private Library of Polar Exploration on May 10th: 121.94% 
Heritage AuctionsIllustration Art on May 12th: 108.59% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsMilitary and Aviation History on May 12th: 101.61% 


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

National Book AuctionsBooks and Ephemera – Theology, Signed, 16th Century, Mystery, West, etc. on April 29th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 4/30 on May 7th: 99.07% 
Heritage AuctionsIllustration Art on May 12th: 95.80% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 4/30 on May 7th: 93.83% 
Leslie Hindman AuctioneersArts of the American West Spring Auction on May 7th: 92.86% 
Heritage AuctionsManuscripts on May 11th: 89.91% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on May 9th: 89.06% 
Robert Siegel GalleriesU.S. and Confederate States Postal History on May 10th: 87.73% 
Robert Siegel GalleriesDeane R. Briggs, M.D. Collection of Florida in the Civil War on May 9th: 86.41% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsMilitary and Aviation History on May 12th: 86.03% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsTravel & Atlases including a Private Library of Polar Exploration on May 10th: 85.37% 
Rago Arts and AuctionsPost War and Contemporary - Prints, Internet bidstart 4/14 on May 6th: 80.31% 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Sothebys ARCHIPELAGUS ORIENTALIS SIVE ASIATICUS. on May 9th Actual price: USD $320,888.
  2. Heritage Auctions Seductive Female in Profile on May 12th Actual price: USD $125,000.
  3. Kedem Auction Long Letter by Rebbe Tzadok HaCohen of Lublin with his Own Signature on May 9th Actual price: USD $123,000.
  4. Sothebys ILLUSTRATIONS OF CHINA AND ITS PEOPLE. on May 9th Actual price: USD $120,938.
  5. Robert Siegel Galleries Madison Court House Fla., 3c Gold on Bluish (3AX1). on May 9th Actual price: USD $118,000.
  6. Sothebys ASIAE DESCRIPTIO NOVISSIMA. on May 9th Actual price: USD $112,875.
  7. Heritage Auctions Fire Belle on May 12th Actual price: USD $112,500.
  8. Dominic Winter Book Auctions Petit Brochures for Crossley of 1919: on May 11th Actual price: USD $100,501.
  9. Heritage Auctions Joan Collins, #411, 1982 on May 12th Actual price: USD $100,000.
  10. Heritage Auctions Cover, Girl!, 1965 on May 12th Actual price: USD $100,000.
  11. Sothebys THEATRUM ORBIS TERRARUM. on May 9th Actual price: USD $56,438.
  12. Swann Galleries The Artist and Model on May 11th Actual price: USD $52,500.
  13. Kedem Auction Notes in the Handwriting of the Magid of Koznitz - Commentaries on Tehillim on May 9th Actual price: USD $51,660.
  14. Sothebys [ABBILDUNGEN KÖNIGLICH WÜRTTEMBERGISCHER GESTÜTTS-PFERDE VON ORIENTALISCHEN RACEN. on May 9th Actual price: USD $48,375.
  15. Alexander Historical Auctions LEE HARVEY OSWALD on May 9th Actual price: USD $45,938.
  16. Kedem Auction Toldot Ya’akov Yosef - Korets, 1780 - First Edition of the First Published Chassidic Book - Sefer Segula on May 9th Actual price: USD $41,820.
  17. Heritage Auctions Portrait of Carol Ohmart, 1956 on May 12th Actual price: USD $40,000.
  18. Heritage Auctions Hintermeister on May 12th Actual price: USD $37,500.
  19. Kedem Auction Tefillin - Batim and Parshiyot - Made by Rabbi Netanel Sofer of Jerusalem on May 9th Actual price: USD $36,900.
  20. Kedem Auction Manuscript, Pri Etz Chaim - Kavanot Ha'Arizal - Two Volumes - 1703 - Manuscript that Belonged to the Author of Shev Ya'akov - With his Signature, Glosses and Additions in his Handwriting on May 9th Actual price: USD $36,900.
  21. Heritage Auctions All Smiles on May 12th Actual price: USD $36,250.
  22. Robert Siegel Galleries Madison Court House Fla., 5c Black entire (137XU1). on May 9th Actual price: USD $35,400.
  23. Sothebys IVORY SILK THAWB, OR UNDER-ROBE, PRESENTED BY LAWRENCE OF ARABIA TO A FAMILY FRIEND on May 9th Actual price: USD $32,250.
  24. Sothebys ATLAS MINIMUS, OR A BOOK OF GEOGRAPHY SHEWING ALL THE EMPIRES, MONARCHIES, KINGDOMES, REGIONS… IN THE WHOLE WORLD. on May 9th Actual price: USD $32,250.
  25. Sothebys FLORA DE FILIPINAS. on May 9th Actual price: USD $32,250.



24 total sales reported this week:

Heritage Auctions. Illustration Art on May 12th: 95.80%
ALDE. Antiquarian and 19th Century Books on May 11th: 74.70%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Military and Aviation History on May 12th: 86.03%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Motoring Literature, Automobilia, Early Cycling and Railwayana on May 11th: 79.58%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Travel & Atlases including a Private Library of Polar Exploration on May 10th: 85.37%
Swann Galleries. Contemporary Art on May 11th: 69.57%
Heritage Auctions. Manuscripts on May 11th: 89.91%
Robert Siegel Galleries. U.S. and Confederate States Postal History on May 10th: 87.73%
Robert Siegel Galleries. Deane R. Briggs, M.D. Collection of Florida in the Civil War on May 9th: 86.41%
Alexander Historical Auctions. Autograph Auction Spring Sale on May 9th: 64.56%
Kedem Auction. Rare and Important Items; some Numismatic Items on May 9th: 58.33%
National Book Auctions. Books and Ephemera – Theology, Signed, 16th Century, Mystery, West, etc. on April 29th: 100.00%
Sothebys. Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History on May 9th: 67.19%
Vermot de Pas. Cinema Posters on May 7th: 29.86%
Ferraton. Prints, Books on May 6th: 75.78%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on May 9th: 89.06%
Dorotheum . Charity Auction - Graphic Prints on May 7th: 70.00%
Rago Arts and Auctions. Post War and Contemporary - Prints, Internet bidstart 4/14 on May 6th: 80.31%
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Arts of the American West Spring Auction on May 7th: 92.86%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 4/30 on May 7th: 93.83%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 4/30 on May 7th: 99.07%
Bolaffi Ambassador Auctions. Posters on May 5th: 55.19%
Eldreds. Spring Asian Art - Prints on May 5th: 70.31%
Winner's Auctions and Exhibitions. Holy books, letters from Rabbis and Rebbes, Judaica, Maps, Periodicals, Postcards, banknotes, Eretz on May 3rd: 65.80%


For the week ahead 7 sales are scheduled:

Mon. May. 15th
Rossini. Paris. Lithographs, Aquatints, Posters, Engravings - Online bidstart 4/26. 427 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 98 lots

Tue. May. 16th
Swann Galleries. New York. 19th and 20th Century Literature. 292 lots
Artcurial. Paris. Limited Editions. 41 lots
Tooveys. West Sussex. Postcards, Cigarette Cards; Photographs, Autographs, Printed & Manuscript Ephemera. 228 lots
Freemans. Philadelphia. Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints and Photographs. 72 lots
Archives International Auctions. FORT LEE,. U.S. & Worldwide Scripophily, Banknotes, Historic Ephemera & Security Printing Ephemera. 1193 lots

Wed. May. 17th
Lyon and Turnbull. Edinburgh. Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Photography. 310 lots
Tooveys. West Sussex. Prints. 23 lots
Tajan. Paris. Manuscripts and Autographs. 199 lots
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. PHOTOGRAPHS : ADOLPHE BRAUN – Fifty five Views of the Alps. 55 lots
Sothebys. Paris. Design - Prints, Photographs. 5 lots

Thu. May. 18th
Christies. London - King Street. Photographs. 97 lots
Heritage Auctions. New York. Comics. 1344 lots
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Spring Evening Sale. 15 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Fine Literature. 428 lots
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Fine Photographs and Photobooks. 175 lots
Heritage Auctions. New York. Photographs, Internet Auction - Session 1. 664 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. John F. Kennedy - Online bidstart 5/11. 178 lots

Fri. May. 19th
Neret Minet and Tessier. Paris. Posters. 358 lots
Sothebys. London. Photographs. 99 lots
Skinner. Boston. Fine Prints and Photographs. 169 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Space Exploration. 599 lots
Sothebys. London. The Discerning Eye: Property from the Collection of Eric Franck, Part I. 119 lots

Sat. May. 20th
Christian Hesse Auktionen. Hamburg. Spring Auction - Prints, Photographs, Books. 857 lots
Brunk Auctions. Asheville, NC . Live Auction - Books, Prints. 104 lots
Marc van de Wiele Auctions. Brugge. Books. 470 lots
National Book Auctions. Ithaca. Books.
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Furniture, Art, Jewelry, Asian - Prints. 132 lots
Rago Arts and Auctions. Lambertville. THE SOLANA COLLECTION OF LALIQUE GLASS - Catalogues, prints. 7 lots
Mid Hudson Auction Galleries. Cornwall-on-Hudson, . Sam Norkin Collection of Illustration and Caricature - Day 1. 575 lots

Sun. May. 21st
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Antiques, Asian and Fine Arts: Prints. 53 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 5/14.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 5/14.
Mid Hudson Auction Galleries. Cornwall-on-Hudson, . The Sam Norkin Collection of Illustration and Caricature - Day 2. 797 lots

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  • <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.
  • <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.
  • <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>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.
  • <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.
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    <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.
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    <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.