• <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>J. Itten, <i>Utopia,</i> 1921. Est: € 2,000
  • <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> 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
    <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> 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
    <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> 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>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.

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Thirty-three Auctions archived; 35 Sales this Week

For the week ended Saturday, May 27, 2017, 33 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 8 denominated in euros, 6 in British pounds, and 19 in US dollars.  Turnover was $22,778,367 as 11,462 lots were offered and 8,858 sold for a 77% success rate.  The average winning price was $2,571.50.

 
5 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

SothebysMusical Manuscripts on May 23rd: $3,705,569 
ChristiesPhotographs on May 18th: $2,003,463 
Ketterer Kunst DoerlingRare Books on May 22nd: $1,216,118 
SothebysMedieval and Renaissance Manuscripts and Continental Books on May 23rd: $1,200,892 
Leslie Hindman AuctioneersFine Prints on May 23rd: $1,082,655 

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

SothebysAlexander Iolas - Prints on May 25th: 174.07% 
Burgersdijk and NiermansRare Books, Prints and Manuscripts on May 10th: 162.83% 
Burgersdijk and NiermansRare Books on May 9th: 143.52% 
SothebysMusical Manuscripts on May 23rd: 126.96% 
ALDEOriginal Editions and Illustrated Books on May 24th: 117.37% 
Ketterer Kunst DoerlingRare Books on May 22nd: 115.77% 


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

Rago Arts and AuctionsTHE SOLANA COLLECTION OF LALIQUE GLASS - Catalogues, prints on May 20th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 5/14 on May 21st: 99.50% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 5/14 on May 21st: 95.14% 
Lancaster Mennonite Historical SocietyRare and Used Books on May 12th: 94.14% 
SothebysAlexander Iolas - Prints on May 25th: 93.55% 
Burgersdijk and NiermansRare Books, Prints and Manuscripts on May 10th: 88.51% 
Burgersdijk and NiermansRare Books on May 9th: 88.18% 
SkinnerFine Prints and Photographs on May 19th: 87.57% 
Swann Galleries19th and 20th Century Literature on May 16th: 86.30% 
Ketterer Kunst DoerlingRare Books on May 22nd: 84.31% 
SothebysMusical Manuscripts on May 23rd: 83.33% 
Brunk AuctionsLive Auction - Books, Prints on May 20th: 80.77% 
 
 
Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Sothebys THE AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT OF MAHLER'S GREAT SONG "ICH BIN DER WELT ABHANDEN GEKOMMEN", FOR SOLO VOICE AND ORCHESTRA, SIGNED on May 23rd Actual price: USD $869,375.
  2. Sothebys FINE AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT OF THE REVISED FIRST VIOLIN PART FOR CANTATA NO.130, HERR GOTT DICH LOBEN ALLE WIR, INSCRIBED BY BACH "ARIA. SUB SIGNO...VIOLINO 1" on May 23rd Actual price: USD $604,175.
  3. Sothebys Prayerbook, in Dutch on May 23rd Actual price: USD $401,375.
  4. Sothebys AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT OF THE OPENING OF THE CELEBRATED RONDO IN A FOR PIANO AND ORCHESTRA, K. 386, SIGNED AND DATED BY THE COMPOSER on May 23rd Actual price: USD $385,775.
  5. Sothebys THE AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT OF THE SONG "NUN WILL DIE SONN' SO HELL AUFGEH'N", FROM KINDERTOTENLIEDER, FOR PIANO AND VOICE, on May 23rd Actual price: USD $307,775.
  6. Christies Private Property Suites I, II & III, 1984 on May 18th Actual price: USD $287,300.
  7. Sothebys AUTOGRAPH SKETCHLEAF FOR THE PIANO CONCERTO NO. 5, IN E FLAT MAJOR ("EMPEROR"), OP.73, CONTAINING EARLY IDEAS FOR ALL THREE MOVEMENTS on May 23rd Actual price: USD $243,750.
  8. Christies Christy Turlington, Los Angeles, American Vogue, 1988 on May 18th Actual price: USD $240,500.
  9. Sothebys FINE LARGE AUTOGRAPH ALBUM-LEAF OF THE OPENING OF THE ÉTUDE IN A-FLAT MAJOR OP.25 NO.1, SIGNED AND DATED on May 23rd Actual price: USD $227,500.
  10. Christies The Hand of Miles Davis (C), New York, 1986 on May 18th Actual price: USD $209,300.
  11. Sothebys AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT OF THE ORGAN FUGUE IN A-FLAT MINOR [WOO 8], SIGNED, DEDICATED AND INSCRIBED BY BRAHMS TO CLARA SCHUMANN on May 23rd Actual price: USD $178,750.
  12. Ketterer Kunst Doerling Biblia germanica Biblia, deutsch. on May 22nd Actual price: USD $161,280.
  13. Sothebys ALEXANDER THE GREAT  on May 25th Actual price: USD $161,250.
  14. Sothebys AUTOGRAPH SKETCHLEAF FOR THE SECOND SYMPHONY IN C MINOR ("RESURRECTION") on May 23rd Actual price: USD $138,125.
  15. Sothebys AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT OF "DOUBLES" FOR LARGE ORCHESTRA, SIGNED WITH INITIALS AND INSCRIBED BY THE COMPOSER TO THE CONDUCTOR IGOR MARKEVITCH on May 23rd Actual price: USD $130,000.
  16. Sothebys AUTOGRAPH WORKING DRAFTS FOR ACT I OF DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER AND EINE FAUST-OVERTÜRE on May 23rd Actual price: USD $121,875.
  17. Skinner Marie-José en robe jaune on May 19th Actual price: USD $98,400.
  18. Sothebys TSARSKAYA (IMPERATORSKAYA) OKHOTA NA RUSI [THE ROYAL (IMPERIAL) HUNT IN RUSSIA]. on May 23rd Actual price: USD $97,500.
  19. Sothebys Bible. New Testament. German DAS NEW TESTAMENT [TRANSLATED BY MARTIN LUTHER]. on May 23rd Actual price: USD $97,500.
  20. Sothebys PIÈCES DE CLAVESSIN AVEC UNE MÉTHODE POUR LA MÉCHANIQUE DES DOIGTS, OÙ L'ON ENSEIGNE LES MOYENS DE SE PROCURER UNE PARFAIT EXÉCUTION SUR CET INSTRUMENT, PARIS: HOCHEREAU, BOUVIN & THE AUTHOR, [1724] on May 23rd Actual price: USD $97,500.
  21. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Guernica (Orange), 1977 on May 23rd Actual price: USD $81,250.
  22. Sothebys Book of Hours, Use of Rome, in Latin and French  on May 23rd Actual price: USD $81,250.
  23. Christies Sea of Buddha (0010, 0011, 0012), 1995 on May 18th Actual price: USD $81,250.
  24. Ketterer Kunst Doerling Discours of Voyages into ye Easte & West Indies. on May 22nd Actual price: USD $80,640.
  25. Sothebys IMPORTANT CONTEMPORARY MANUSCRIPT OF THE EARLY ORGAN PRELUDE AND FUGUE IN C MAJOR, BWV 531, IN THE HAND OF JOHANNES RINGK on May 23rd Actual price: USD $73,125.



33 total sales reported this week:

Old World Auctions. Antique Maps, Globes, Charts, Atlases & Vintage Graphics - online bidstart 4/12 on April 26th: 70.70%
ALDE. Original Editions and Illustrated Books on May 24th: 67.28%
Ketterer Kunst Doerling. Valuable Books - Part 2 on May 22nd: 65.51%
Ketterer Kunst Doerling. Rare Books on May 22nd: 84.31%
Sothebys. Alexander Iolas - Prints on May 25th: 93.55%
Swann Galleries. Graphic Design on May 25th: 65.15%
Doyle New York. The Estate of Aileen Mehle on May 24th: 76.47%
Mid Hudson Auction Galleries. The Sam Norkin Collection of Illustration and Caricature - Day 2 on May 21st: 46.93%
Mid Hudson Auction Galleries. Sam Norkin Collection of Illustration and Caricature - Day 1 on May 20th: 70.61%
Swann Galleries. 19th and 20th Century Literature on May 16th: 86.30%
Bloomsbury Auctions. Fine Photographs and Photobooks on May 18th: 41.14%
JellyFishTree. May Online Collectable Book Auction on May 17th: 23.05%
Marc van de Wiele Auctions. Books on May 20th: 72.55%
Rago Arts and Auctions. THE SOLANA COLLECTION OF LALIQUE GLASS - Catalogues, prints on May 20th: 100.00%
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Fine Prints on May 23rd: 71.89%
Bonhams. The Sporting Sale - Books and Prints on May 23rd: 76.92%
Sothebys. Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts and Continental Books on May 23rd: 60.94%
Sothebys. Musical Manuscripts on May 23rd: 83.33%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on May 23rd: 73.68%
Christian Hesse Auktionen. Spring Auction - Prints, Photographs, Books on May 21st: 74.33%
Brunk Auctions. Live Auction - Books, Prints on May 20th: 80.77%
Clars Auction Gallery. Antiques, Asian and Fine Arts: Prints on May 21st: 73.58%
Clars Auction Gallery. Furniture, Art, Jewelry, Asian - Prints on May 20th: 79.55%
RR Auction. John F. Kennedy - Online bidstart 5/11 on May 18th: 33.71%
Eldreds. Spring Evening Sale on May 18th: 73.33%
Skinner. Fine Prints and Photographs on May 19th: 87.57%
Christies. Photographs on May 18th: 76.29%
Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society. Rare and Used Books on May 12th: 94.14%
Burgersdijk and Niermans. Rare Books, Prints and Manuscripts on May 10th: 88.51%
Burgersdijk and Niermans. Rare Books on May 9th: 88.18%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 5/14 on May 21st: 95.14%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 5/14 on May 21st: 99.50%


For the week ahead 35 sales are scheduled:

Mon. May. 29th
Australian Book Auctions. Armadale, . The Collection of Michael Aitkin, Esq. The Port Phillip District of New South Wales, The Colony of V. 235 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 117 lots

Tue. May. 30th
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Books, Manuscripts, Prints - Part 1. 1153 lots
Aguttes. Neuilly-sur-Seine . Collection of Posters on the Theme of SNCF. 268 lots
Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers. Kilkenny. Rare Books, Literature, & Sporting Collectibles. 877 lots
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Books, Manuscripts, Prints - Part 2. 694 lots
Il Ponte. Milan. Interior Decorations - Day 1 - Prints, Postal. 14 lots

Wed. May. 31st
ALDE. Paris. Travel Books, Maps and Plans - Atlases - Globes. 398 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Photography. 363 lots
Chiswick Auctions. London. Printed Books and Manuscripts. 322 lots
Grays Auctioneers. Cleveland, . Fine Art, Decorative Art - Prints. 37 lots
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Books, Manuscripts, Prints - Part 3. 1159 lots
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Books, Manuscripts, Prints - Part 4. 553 lots
Il Ponte. Milan. Interior Decorations - Day 2 - Militaria: Books, Prints. 12 lots
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Lee's Summit . Signed Prints by Local Artists. 134 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Books of Travel, Exploration, Geography.

Thu. Jun. 1st
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Cape Town. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 5/25. 355 lots
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. Ancient and Modern Books - Travel. 290 lots
Vermot de Pas. Paris. Cinema Posters. 200 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Modern Literature. 95 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. The Richard Beagle Collection of Angling & Sporting Books, Part I. 318 lots
Il Ponte. Milan. Interior Decorations - Day 3 - Modern Art, Prints. 127 lots
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Books, Manuscripts, Prints - Part 5. 981 lots
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Books, Manuscripts, Prints - Part 6. 385 lots
De Baecque and Associes. Lyon. A look on the twentieth century # 15 : Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints.

Fri. Jun. 2nd
Skinner. Marlborough. Books and Manuscripts - Online bidstart 5/23. 591 lots
Nosbüsch & Stucke. Berlin. Rare Books and Prints - Day 1. 517 lots
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Books, Manuscripts, Prints - Part 7. 902 lots

Sat. Jun. 3rd
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Hudson. Property from the Camilla and Earl McGrath Collection - Books, Prints and Ephemera. 134 lots
Nosbüsch & Stucke. Berlin. Rare Books and Prints - Day 2. 889 lots
Arader Galleries. New York City. Summer 2017 Sale. 271 lots
National Book Auctions. Ithaca. West, Everest, Exploration, 16th Century.
Treadway Toomey Auctions. Oak Park. 20th Century Art and Design - Prints.

Sun. Jun. 4th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 5/28.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 5/28.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> [Peter I, Tsar]. <i>Simboly i emblemata ukazom i blagopovedenii imperatora Petra Alekseevicha [Symbola et emblemata jussu atque auspiciis Petri Alexeidis].</i> Amsterdam, 1705. £30,000 to £40,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> Charlemagne, Adolf. Benefice d'Adieu de Madame Naptal. [St Petersburg: 16th February 1873]. £30,000 to £40,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> [Military. Album.] [An album of drawings of weapons and their accessories, drawn from nature by the Second Cadets Corps.] St Petersburg, 1800. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> Pushkin, Alexander. <i>Evgenii Onegin.</i> St Petersburg: Dep. of Public Education, 1825-1832. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> Sumarokov, Pavel. <i>Dosugi krymskogo sud’i ili vtoroe puteshestvie v Tavridu. [The Leisure of a Crimean Judge or a Second Tour to Tauris].</i> St Petersburg: Imperial Press, 1803-5. £50,000 to £80,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b><br>Dr. Seuss, pen, ink & watercolor, calendar illustration, Thomas D. Murphy Company, 1937. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Georges Lepape, <i>Sur la Terrasse,</i> gouache & pencil, cover for <i>Vogue,</i> 1930. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Charles Dana Gibson, <i>The Coming Game, Yale vs. Vassar,</i> pen & ink, for <i>Life</i> magazine, 1895. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b><br>H.A. Rey, color pencil, charcoal, watercolor & gouache, for <i>Rafi et les 9 singes,</i> 1939. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Ernest H. Shepard, pen & ink, for Kenneth Grahame’s <i>Bertie’s Escapade,</i> 1949. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Charles Schulz, <i>The Biggest Star Measured So Far,</i> ink & wash, original <i>Peanuts</i> cartoon, published 1961. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Saul Steinberg, <i>12 Biographies, A to B,</i> pen & ink with collage, final illustration in his book <i>The Labyrinth,</i> 1960. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b><br>Jo Mielziner, <i>A Streetcar Named Desire,</i> watercolor, graphite & gouache, first color study for the award-winning 1947 production. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Charles Addams, <i>Nevermore,</i> watercolor & ink, for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1973. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> James Montgomery Flagg, <i>I Should Worry,</i> watercolor, gouache & graphite, cover for <i>Judge</i> magazine, 1914. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Edward Gorey, <i>Swan Lake, Hunters/Siegfried, Van Rothbart,</i> watercolor, pen & ink, costume designs, 1975. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Ludwig Bemelmans, <i>Sketch for Madeline,</i> gouache & ink. $6,000 to $9,000.