• <center><b>Firsts Online Rare Book Fair<br> 27 November to 2 December<br><br> Presented by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association</b>
  • <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.

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35 Auctions Archived, 33 Sales Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday, June 10, 2017, 35 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 17 denominated in euros, 5 in British pounds, and 13 in US dollars.  Turnover was a robust $13,794,476 as 8,186 lots were offered and 6,029 sold for a 74% success rate.  The average transaction price was $2,288.


3 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

SothebysThe Library of William O’Brien: Property of the Milltown Park Charitable Trust on June 7th: $3,585,411 
Arader GalleriesSummer 2017 Sale on June 3rd: $1,511,809 
Galerie Bassenge15th-19th Century Prints on May 25th: $1,413,803 

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

Il PonteInterior Decorations - Day 1 - Prints, Postal on May 30th: 205.88% 
SothebysThe Library of William O’Brien: Property of the Milltown Park Charitable Trust on June 7th: 155.00% 
Bruun RasmussenBooks and Prints - Live auction begins May 30 on June 9th: 143.66% 
Galerie BassengeAn American Private Collection - From Lesser Ury to Rolf Nesch on May 27th: 135.31% 
Kedem AuctionJewish and Israeli History and Culture on June 6th: 131.17% 
De Baecque and AssociesA look on the twentieth century # 15 : Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints on June 1st: 122.38% 
ChristiesContemporary Art Day Auction - Prints on June 8th: 115.70% 
Galerie Bassenge15th-19th Century Prints on May 25th: 115.37% 
Galerie BassengeModern Art, Part 2 - Prints on May 27th: 113.73% 
Purcell AuctioneersAntiques and Collectables -Books and Prints on June 7th: 110.94% 
ALDEAutograph Letters and Manuscripts on June 8th: 104.28% 
Stair Auctioneers and AppraisersProperty from the Camilla and Earl McGrath Collection - Books, Prints and Ephemera on June 3rd: 103.84% 
Chiswick AuctionsPrinted Books and Manuscripts on May 31st: 102.86% 


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

Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 5/28 on June 4th: 97.93% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 5/28 on June 4th: 96.06% 
Stair Auctioneers and AppraisersProperty from the Camilla and Earl McGrath Collection - Books, Prints and Ephemera on June 3rd: 94.03% 
Dirk Soulis AuctionsSigned Prints by Local Artists on May 31st: 93.28% 
Il PonteInterior Decorations - Day 1 - Prints, Postal on May 30th: 92.86% 
ChristiesContemporary Art Day Auction - Prints on June 8th: 92.31% 
BonhamsAnimation Art on June 5th: 92.12% 
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Modern Literature on June 1st: 88.42% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on June 6th: 86.79% 
SkinnerBooks and Manuscripts - Online bidstart 5/23 on June 2nd: 86.46% 
SothebysThe Library of William O’Brien: Property of the Milltown Park Charitable Trust on June 7th: 85.75% 
Il PonteInterior Decorations - Day 2 - Militaria: Books, Prints on May 31st: 83.33% 
Swann GalleriesMaps and Atlases, Natural History and Color Plate Books on June 7th: 81.07% 
Chiswick AuctionsPrinted Books and Manuscripts on May 31st: 80.43% 
Galerie BassengeModern Art, Part 2 - Prints on May 27th: 80.00% 

 

 

 

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Bruun Rasmussen Unique picture book made by Hans Christian Andersen. on June 9th Actual price: USD $546,000.
  2. Arader Galleries MITCHELL, John (1711-1768). on June 3rd Actual price: USD $488,000.
  3. Galerie Bassenge Los Caprichos on May 25th Actual price: USD $192,864.
  4. Sothebys SUMMA THEOLOGIAE: PARS SECUNDA: SECUNDA PARS. on June 7th Actual price: USD $192,000.
  5. Arader Galleries Carolina Parrot, Plate 26. on June 3rd Actual price: USD $170,800.
  6. Sothebys DE CIVITATE DEI [COMMENTARY BY THOMAS WALEYS AND NICOLAUS TRIVET]. on June 7th Actual price: USD $160,000.
  7. Galerie Bassenge Liegender Akt on May 27th Actual price: USD $158,424.
  8. Arader Galleries Pileated Woodpecker, Plate 111. on June 3rd Actual price: USD $146,400.
  9. Sothebys TREATISES AND EPISTLES, IN THE LATIN TRANSLATION OF JOHN SARRAZIN AND WITH THE GLOSSES OF THOMAS GALLUS; on June 7th Actual price: USD $120,000.
  10. Arader Galleries Great American Hen & Young, Plate 6. on June 3rd Actual price: USD $97,600.
  11. Sothebys COMEDIES, HISTORIES, AND TRAGEDIES. PUBLISHED ACCORDING TO THE TRUE ORIGINALL COPIES. THE SECOND IMPRESSION. on June 7th Actual price: USD $96,000.
  12. Sothebys COMEDIES, HISTORIES, AND TRAGEDIES. PUBLISHED ACCORDING TO THE TRUE ORIGINAL COPIES. UNTO WHICH IS ADDED, SEVEN PLAYS, NEVER BEFORE PRINTED IN FOLIO... on June 7th Actual price: USD $92,800.
  13. Galerie Bassenge Saatfrüchte sollen nicht vermahlen werden on May 27th Actual price: USD $89,544.
  14. Sothebys COMEDIES, HISTORIES, AND TRAGEDIES. PUBLISHED ACCORDING TO THE TRUE ORIGINAL COPIES. THE THIRD IMPRESSION. AND UNTO THIS IMPRESSION IS ADDED SEVEN PLAYES, NEVER BEFORE PRINTED IN FOLIO... on June 7th Actual price: USD $88,000.
  15. Arader Galleries Ivory-billed Woodpecker, Plate 66. on June 3rd Actual price: USD $85,400.
  16. Sothebys EGYPT AND NUBIA. on June 7th Actual price: USD $80,000.
  17. Sothebys TRAVELS INTO SEVERAL REMOTE NATIONS OF THE WORLD... BY LEMUEL GULLIVER... on June 7th Actual price: USD $76,800.
  18. Galerie Bassenge Dodo mit aufgestützten Armen on May 27th Actual price: USD $75,768.
  19. Bonhams An illuminated manuscript on vellum, being Byron's Ode to Napoleon, on June 7th Actual price: USD $75,000.
  20. Sothebys LA COMMEDIA [COMMENTARY BY JACOPO DELLA LANA, EDITED BY CHRISTOFAL BERARDI]. JACOPO DELLA LANA: CREDO; BOSONE DE GUBBIO: SOPRA LA COMMEDIA; JACOPO ALIGHIERI: SOPRA LA COMMEDIA; PSEUDO-DANTE ALIGHIERI: IL CREDO; GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO: VITA DI DANTE. on June 7th Actual price: USD $67,200.
  21. Sothebys PARADOXA STOICORUM. on June 7th Actual price: USD $67,200.
  22. Bonhams One Plate, from Mick Jagger on June 6th Actual price: USD $65,000.
  23. Sothebys LIBER CHRONICARUM. on June 7th Actual price: USD $64,000.
  24. Sothebys COMMENTARY ON THE PAULINE EPISTLES (‘MAGNA GLOSSATURA’), IN LATIN on June 7th Actual price: USD $60,800.
  25. Sothebys COMMENTARII. on June 7th Actual price: USD $57,600.



35 total sales reported this week:

Bruun Rasmussen. Books and Prints - Live auction begins May 30 on June 9th: 79.07%
ALDE. Autograph Letters and Manuscripts on June 8th: 73.05%
Christies. Contemporary Art Day Auction - Prints on June 8th: 92.31%
Skinner. Books and Manuscripts - Online bidstart 5/23 on June 2nd: 86.46%
Sothebys. The Library of William O’Brien: Property of the Milltown Park Charitable Trust on June 7th: 85.75%
Chiswick Auctions. General - Books and Prints on June 6th: 42.31%
Chiswick Auctions. Printed Books and Manuscripts on May 31st: 80.43%
Kedem Auction. Jewish and Israeli History and Culture on June 6th: 64.43%
Purcell Auctioneers. Antiques and Collectables -Books and Prints on June 7th: 77.14%
Treadway Toomey Auctions. 20th Century Art and Design - Prints on June 3rd: 74.16%
Swann Galleries. Maps and Atlases, Natural History and Color Plate Books on June 7th: 81.07%
Bonhams. Fine Books and Manuscripts on June 7th: 49.44%
Bonhams. Modern and Contemporary Prints and Multiples on June 6th: 46.11%
Bonhams. Animation Art on June 5th: 92.12%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on June 6th: 86.79%
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Property from the Camilla and Earl McGrath Collection - Books, Prints and Ephemera on June 3rd: 94.03%
Vermot de Pas. Cinema Posters on June 1st: 44.00%
Arader Galleries. Summer 2017 Sale on June 3rd: 52.03%
Winner's Auctions and Exhibitions. Holy books, letters from Rabbis and Rebbes, Judaica, Maps, Periodicals, Postcards, banknotes, Eretz on May 3rd: 63.18%
De Baecque and Associes. Marine and Science - Globes, Prints on July 8th: 60.00%
De Baecque and Associes. A look on the twentieth century # 15 : Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints on June 1st: 77.61%
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Signed Prints by Local Artists on May 31st: 93.28%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Modern Literature on June 1st: 88.42%
Binoche et Giquello. Ancient and Modern Books - Travel on June 1st: 42.07%
Grays Auctioneers. Fine Art, Decorative Art - Prints on May 31st: 48.65%
Il Ponte. Interior Decorations - Day 3 - Modern Art, Prints on June 1st: 74.02%
Il Ponte. Interior Decorations - Day 1 - Prints, Postal on May 30th: 92.86%
Il Ponte. Interior Decorations - Day 2 - Militaria: Books, Prints on May 31st: 83.33%
Galerie Bassenge. Photography on May 31st: 52.07%
Galerie Bassenge. An American Private Collection - From Lesser Ury to Rolf Nesch on May 27th: 78.43%
Galerie Bassenge. Modern Art, part 1 - Prints on May 27th: 67.88%
Galerie Bassenge. 15th-19th Century Prints on May 25th: 66.47%
Galerie Bassenge. Modern Art, Part 2 - Prints on May 27th: 80.00%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 5/28 on June 4th: 96.06%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 5/28 on June 4th: 97.93%


For the week ahead 33 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Jun. 12th
Dorotheum . Vienna. Autographs. 364 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 91 lots

Tue. Jun. 13th
Swann Galleries. New York. Art, Press & Illustrated Books. 286 lots
Sothebys. New York. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including Americana. 126 lots
Chiswick Auctions. London. Fine Art - Prints. 22 lots
Vermot de Pas. Paris. Sporlympique III: 100% Sport Sale. 647 lots
Vermot de Pas. Paris. NASA Photographs. 150 lots

Wed. Jun. 14th
Bonhams. London. Fine Books, Atlases, Manuscripts and Photographs. 236 lots
Artcurial. Paris. Books and Manuscripts. 259 lots
Old World Auctions. Glen Allen. Antique Maps, Globes, Charts, Atlases & Vintage Graphics - online bidstart 6/7. 441 lots
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Printed Books, Maps and Documents. 664 lots
Dorotheum . Vienna. Art Photography. 189 lots
Dorotheum . Vienna. Modern and Contemporary Prints. 232 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. Fine Autographs & Artifacts - Internet bidstart 5/19. 822 lots
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Fine Art and Antiques - Prints. 135 lots
Leland Little Auctions. Hillsborough, NC. Contemporary Prints and Photographs from the Davidson Art College Collection - Online bidstart 6/7Co. 117 lots

Thu. Jun. 15th
Christies. New York. Books and Manuscripts. 246 lots
Minerva Auctions Roma. Roma. Books, Autographs and Prints. 674 lots
Christies. New York. Musical Masterpieces from the Metropolitan Opera Guild Collection. 52 lots
Christies. New York. Ornithology Library of Gerald Dorros. 39 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper. 97 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Rare Books and Manuscripts. 240 lots
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Vintage Posters. 213 lots
PIASA. Paris. Engravings, etc.. 35 lots
Vermot de Pas. Paris. Children Books - Jean-Jacques Loup Original Drawings. 326 lots

Fri. Jun. 16th
Freemans. Philadelphia. Books, Maps and Manuscripts. 355 lots

Sat. Jun. 17th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Entertainment. 812 lots
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Antiques, Asian and Fine Arts: Prints. 134 lots
Leland Little Auctions. Hillsborough, NC. Contemporary Prints and Photographs from the Davidson Art College Collection - Online bidstart 6/7. 24 lots
Christies. Paris. Comic Strips and Illustrations. 163 lots

Sun. Jun. 18th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 6/11.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 6/11.
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Antiques, Asian and Fine Arts: Prints. 51 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <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.
  • <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>
  • <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.
  • <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.