• <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Kingsborough, Edward King. <i>Antiquities of Mexico: Comprising Facsimiles of Ancient Mexican Paintings and Hieroglyphics…</i> London, 1831-1848. $80,000 to $120,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Paul Revere. <i>The Bloody Massacre perpetrated In King-Street Boston on March 5th 1770 by a party of the 29th Reg. Boston, 1770.</i> $150,000 to $200,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Battle of the Alamo. <i>Suplemento al Diario del Gobierno de la Republica Mexicana.</i> (Núm. 326. Tom. IV.). Mexico City: Imprenta del Aguila, Dirigida por José Ximeno, 1836. $6,000 to $8,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> The Declaration of Independence. The first book-form printing of the Declaration of Independence. $300,000 to $500,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Treaty of Paris, Ratification. By the United States in Congress Assembled, A Proclamation … Annapolis, [Ca. 16-17 January 1784]. $800,000 to $1,200,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Declaration of Independence. The only known privately held copy of the celebrated William J. Stone facsimile for which provenance can be traced back to a direct ancestor who received it in 1824. $600,000 to $800,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Crockett, David. Autograph letter signed ("David Crockett") to George Patton, announcing his intention to travel to Texas. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Wytfliet, Cornelius. <i>Descriptionis Ptolemaicae Augmentum, Sive Occidentalis Notitia Brevi Commentario Illustrata.</i> Leuven: Johannes Bogaerts 1597. $35,000 to $50,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Schedel, Hartmann. <i>Liber Cronicarum cum Figuris et Ymaginibus.</i> Nuremberg, Anton Koberger for Sebald Schreyer and Sebastian Kammermeister, 12 July 1493. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> New York Mets. Baseball from the first victory of the New York Mets. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Robert E. Lee. Autograph letter signed ("R E Lee") as Confederate commander, to Rabbi Max Michelbacher, declining to furlough Jewish Confederate troops for the high holy days. $150,000 to $250,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b> Leonard Baskin, <i>Diptera: A Book of Flies & Other Insects,</i> Gehenna Press, 1983. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b> Georg Heym, <i>Umbra Vitae,</i> illustrated by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, first edition, Munich, 1924. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b> Edgar Allan Poe, <i>The Raven,</i> special copy for illustrator Alan James Robinson, first book from Cheloniidae Press, 1980. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b><br>W.B. Yeats, <i>Poems,</i> illustrated by Richard Diebenkorn, accompanied by a suite of 6 etchings, 1990. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b> Georges Rouault, <i>Cirque de l’Étoile Filante,</i> Paris, 1938. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b> François-Louis Schmied, <i>Le Cantique des Cantiques,</i> Paris, 1925. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b> Frank Lloyd Wright, <i>Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwürfe,</i> Berlin, Ernst Wasmuth, 1910. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b> Hans Bellmer & Georges Hugnet, <i>Oeillades ciselées en branch,</i> Paris, 1939. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b> Wassily Kandinsky, <i>Klänge,</i> first edition, Munich, 1913. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b> Charles Dickens, <i>The Nonesuch Dickens,</i> limited edition, 1937-38. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b> Rudyard Kipling, <i>Le Livre de la Jungle,</i> plates by Paul Jouve, engraved by F.L. Schmied, Paris, 1919. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b> Georges Lepape, <i>Les Choses de Paul Poiret,</i> Paris, 1911. $3,500 to $5,000.
  • <b>Bunch Auctions: Rare Books & Fine Prints. January 22, 2019</b>
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> Dickens, Charles. <i>A Tale of Two Cities,</i> first edition with inclusions. $18,000 to $26,000
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> John James Audubon. A la poupee color engraving on paper "Stanley Hawk." $6,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> [FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE] Dickens, Charles. <i>Oliver Twist</i>, London, 1838. 3 vols. $8,000 to $10,000
    <b>Bunch Auctions: Rare Books & Fine Prints. January 22, 2019</b>
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> Land indenture between William Penn and Thomas Gell, dated October 12, 1681, wherein Gell purchased 500 acres Pennsylvania farmland; signed by Penn. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> Thomas Hart Benton, lithograph on paper "The Woodpile", pencil signed, original AAA certificate. $1,500 to $2,500
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> Helen Dryden, <i>Vogue</i> cover design lithograph completed in hand watercolor, proof design for September 1922 issue. $600 to $800
    <b>Bunch Auctions: Rare Books & Fine Prints. January 22, 2019</b>
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> Fisher, John D. <i>Description of the Distinct, Confluent, and Inoculated Small Pox, Varioloid Disease, Cow Pox, and Chicken Pox,</i> Boston, 1829. $600 to $800
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> [Rare Dust Jacket] Crane, Stephen. <i>The Red Badge of Courage,</i> NY, 1896. $500 to $700
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> after Amedeo Modigliani (Italian, 1884-1920), chromolithograph on paper "Lunia Czechowska", signed in plate, artist's proof (A/P). $200 to $400
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> Samuel Arlent Edwards, color mezzotint on paper "A Visit to the Boarding School", pencil signed. $100 to $200
  • <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste: Books and Manuscripts. January 22, 2019</b>
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> [MAGGIOLO, Vesconte] <i>Carta nautica manoscritta, bottega di Vesconte Maggiolo.</i> Italy, c.1550. Previously unknown extraordinary portolan chart. €50,000 to 80,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b><br>LA PÉROUSE, Jean-François. <i>Voyage de la Pérouse autour du monde.</i> Paris: L'Imprimerie de la République, 1797. €6,000 to 9,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> PEREA Y ROJAS, Daniel. The preparatory watercolours to the renown album <i>A Los Toros.</i> €4,000 to 6,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste: Books and Manuscripts. January 22, 2019</b>
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> MELA, Pomponio. <i>Cosmographia, sive De situ orbis.</i> Venice, 1478 [Bound with] DIONISIO il Periegeta. <i> De situ orbis…</i> Venice, 1478. €6,000 to 9,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> DE FELICE, Fortunato Bartolomeo. <i>Encyclopedie, ou dictionnaire universel raisonne des connoissances humaines.</i> Yverdon, 1770-1780. €4,000 to 6,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> VECELLIO, Cesare. <i>De gli habiti antichi et moderni di diverse parti del mondo.</i> Venice: Damian Zenaro, 1590. €3,000 to 5,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste: Books and Manuscripts. January 22, 2019</b>
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> FALDA, Giovanni Battista; SPECCHI, Alessandro. <i>Il nuovo teatro delle fabriche…</i> [bound with] <i>ll quarto libro del nuovo teatro delli palazzi in prospettiva di Roma moderna.</i> 1665-1699. €4,000 to 6,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> FALDA Giovan Battista. <i>Le fontane di Roma nelle piazze e luoghi pubblici della citta - Le fontane delle ville di Frascati nel Tusculano…</i> Rome, [1691]. €2,000 to 3,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> FERRERIO, Pietro & Giovanni Battista FALDA. <i> Palazzi di Roma de piu celebri architetti disegnati… [1655 – 1677]. €2,500 to 3,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste: Books and Manuscripts. January 22, 2019</b>
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> VON JACQUIN, Joseph Franz. <i>Eclogae graminum rariorum.</i> Vienna: Strauss Sommer, 1813-1844. €2,000 to 3,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> Prayer book according to the synagogical Ashkenazy rite in an elegant and precious silver binding. €3,000 to 5,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> BOCCACCIO, Giovanni. <i>Ameto.</i> Venice: Nicolo Zoppino, 1524. €3,000 to 5,000

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Forty-five Auctions Archived, 30 upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday 30 September 45 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 12 denominated in euros, 4 in Swiss francs, 6 in British pounds and 22 in US dollars.  Turnover was $19,480,115 as 12,692 lots were offered and 8,952 sold for a 71% success rate.  Enthusiasm seems to be carrying the day at a moment when political and economic uncertainty are dominating the headlines.  The average lot brought $2,176,06.

 

5 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

SothebysPost-War and Contemporary Photographs on September 28th: $2,486,125 
Arader GalleriesSeptember Auction on September 23rd: $1,899,220 
ChristiesThe Collection of Paul F. Walter on September 27th: $1,853,750 
BonhamsRare Books and Manuscripts featuring Exploration and Travel on September 26th: $1,382,184 
BonhamsThe Air and Space Sale on September 27th: $1,221,277 


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

SothebysThe Vivien Leigh Collection on September 26th: 353.90% 
De Baecque and AssociesDemeure by Jacqueline Offenbach and the painter Pierre Mousset Souvenirs-Partitions Library -Tableau on September 23rd: 184.21% 
FreemansRare Books, Maps and Manuscripts on September 28th: 148.03% 
FerratonBooks and Engravings on September 15th: 134.00% 
Keys Fine Arts AuctioneersOrnithology - Books and Prints on September 22nd: 130.55% 
BonhamsThe Air and Space Sale on September 27th: 127.13% 
ChristiesThe Collection of Paul F. Walter on September 27th: 126.66% 
Swann GalleriesPrinted and Manuscript Americana on September 28th: 113.93% 
Koller AuctionsAutographs on September 18th: 112.04% 
Forum AuctionsFine Books and Works on Paper on September 27th: 110.00% 
Potomack CompanySeptember Live Auction: Books and prints on September 23rd: 108.95% 
Copley Fine Art AuctionsThe Sporting Sale - Books and Prints on July 28th: 106.92% 
Koller AuctionsOld Master Prints on September 22nd: 106.47% 
SothebysThe Library of John and Suzanne Bonham on September 26th: 100.75% 
Dorotheum Globes on September 28th: 100.52% 


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

Winner's Auctions and ExhibitionsWin-One Rosh HaShana (No. 1) on September 6th: 100.00% 
SothebysThe Vivien Leigh Collection on September 26th: 100.00% 
William H. Bunch Auctions and AppraisalsQuarterly Catalogue Auction on September 26th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 9/17 on September 24th: 99.49% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 9/17 on September 24th: 98.94% 
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Internet Currency Auction - Online bidstart 9/19 on September 26th: 98.51% 
Heritage AuctionsInternet Sports Collectibles - bidstart 8/29 on September 24th: 96.79% 
ChristiesThe Collection of Paul F. Walter on September 27th: 91.43% 
De Baecque and AssociesDemeure by Jacqueline Offenbach and the painter Pierre Mousset Souvenirs-Partitions Library -Tableau on September 23rd: 89.47% 
Copley Fine Art AuctionsThe Sporting Sale - Books and Prints on July 28th: 87.69% 
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Books and Works on Paper on September 22nd: 86.27% 
SothebysYeats: The Family Collection on September 27th: 85.94% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on September 26th: 85.71% 
Swann GalleriesPrinted and Manuscript Americana on September 28th: 85.54% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on September 27th: 84.62% 
FerratonBooks and Engravings on September 15th: 84.50% 
Koller AuctionsAutographs on September 18th: 84.00% 
FreemansRare Books, Maps and Manuscripts on September 28th: 83.51% 
Leslie Hindman AuctioneersFine Prints on September 28th: 82.65% 
Kedem AuctionJewish and Israeli History, Art and Culture on August 29th: 82.17% 
Forum AuctionsFine Books and Works on Paper on September 27th: 81.77% 
SothebysThe Library of John and Suzanne Bonham on September 26th: 80.15% 

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Bonhams De Insulis nuper in mari Indico repertis. Preceded by Carolus Verardus (1440-1500). Historia Baetica. on September 26th Actual price: USD $751,500.
  2. Sothebys A STORYBOOK LIFE (THE COMPLETE SERIES) on September 28th Actual price: USD $468,500.
  3. Sothebys MAILÄNDER DOM (FASSADE), MAILAND on September 28th Actual price: USD $456,500.
  4. Arader Galleries Blaeu's Atlas Major on September 23rd Actual price: USD $274,500.
  5. Freemans [Charts of the Coast of America from Cape Breton to the Entrance of the Gulph of Mexico]. on September 28th Actual price: USD $212,500.
  6. Arader Galleries Audubon Aquatint Engraving, Male Turkey, Plate 1 on September 23rd Actual price: USD $183,000.
  7. Bonhams Underweysung der messung, mit dem zirckel unn richtscheyt in Linien ebnen unnd gantzen corporen. on September 26th Actual price: USD $175,000.
  8. Arader Galleries THE ONLY SURVIVING ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT OF THE FIRST PLAN OF THE CITY OF PITTSBURGH on September 23rd Actual price: USD $158,600.
  9. Arader Galleries Audubon Aquatint Engraving, Pileated Woodpecker, Plate 111 on September 23rd Actual price: USD $158,600.
  10. Christies Suzhou I-IV on September 27th Actual price: USD $125,000.
  11. Heritage Auctions 1933 Goudey Babe Ruth #53 PSA NM-MT 8 - Only One Higher. on September 21st Actual price: USD $120,000.
  12. Sothebys THE CAPTAIN on September 27th Actual price: USD $117,250.
  13. Swann Galleries Large archive of Indian missionary letters written by the Pond family on the Minnesota frontier. on September 28th Actual price: USD $112,500.
  14. Christies Views of India, Indonesia and Myanmar (Burma), c. 1858 on September 27th Actual price: USD $107,500.
  15. Arader Galleries Extremely rare map of North America by Forlani on September 23rd Actual price: USD $98,820.
  16. Heritage Auctions 1933 Goudey Babe Ruth #149 PSA NM-MT 8. on September 21st Actual price: USD $90,000.
  17. Christies Ten Days on September 27th Actual price: USD $87,500.
  18. Arader Galleries Champlains Definitive Map of New France on September 23rd Actual price: USD $85,400.
  19. Arader Galleries Fully Framed Set of the First Edition of Catlin's North American Indian Portfolio on September 23rd Actual price: USD $85,400.
  20. Heritage Auctions 1933 Goudey Lou Gehrig #160 PSA NM-MT+ 8.5 - Pop Two, Two Higher. on September 21st Actual price: USD $84,000.
  21. Sothebys VIVIEN LEIGH READING WITH TISSY on September 26th Actual price: USD $83,750.
  22. Sothebys GERHARD RICHTER 1, KÖLN on September 28th Actual price: USD $81,250.
  23. Sothebys GONE WITH THE WIND on September 26th Actual price: USD $78,725.
  24. Arader Galleries First Globe to show Travel's of Lewis & Clark on September 23rd Actual price: USD $73,200.
  25. Forum Auctions Historia Coelestis libri duo quorum prior exhibet catalogum stellarum fixarum Britannicum... Oservante... in Observatorio Regio Grenovicensi continua serie ab anno 1676 ad annum 1705 completum on September 27th Actual price: USD $72,025.



45 total sales reported this week:

Venator and Hanstein. Modern and contemporary prints, drawings, multiples, modern books and portfolios. on September 23rd: 52.01%
Quagga Rare Books and Art. Internet Book Sale - Historical, Non-fiction - Bidstart 9/21 on September 28th: 47.19%
Freemans. Rare Books, Maps and Manuscripts on September 28th: 83.51%
Sothebys. Post-War and Contemporary Photographs on September 28th: 74.47%
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Fine Prints on September 28th: 82.65%
Swann Galleries. Printed and Manuscript Americana on September 28th: 85.54%
Skinner. Fine Prints, Fine Photographs on September 27th: 76.92%
Audap and Mirabaud. Posters on June 23rd: 10.92%
Forum Auctions. Fine Books and Works on Paper on September 27th: 81.77%
Dorotheum . Globes on September 28th: 69.23%
Dorotheum . Prints Before 1900 on September 27th: 75.49%
Koller Auctions. Old Master & 19th Century Prints & Drawings (West) on September 22nd: 35.48%
Vermot de Pas. Mister D. Succession : Postcards, Stamps, Posters, Historical Documents, etc... on September 26th: 40.88%
ALDE. Antiquarian and 19th Century Books on September 26th: 68.10%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on September 27th: 84.62%
Christies. The Collection of Paul F. Walter on September 27th: 91.43%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Quarterly Catalogue Auction on September 26th: 100.00%
Bonhams. The Air and Space Sale on September 27th: 57.14%
Sothebys. Yeats: The Family Collection on September 27th: 85.94%
Bonhams. Rare Books and Manuscripts featuring Exploration and Travel on September 26th: 62.89%
Sothebys. The Vivien Leigh Collection on September 26th: 100.00%
Sothebys. The Library of John and Suzanne Bonham on September 26th: 80.15%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on September 26th: 85.71%
Ferraton. Books and Engravings on September 15th: 84.50%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Online bidstart 9/19 on September 26th: 98.51%
Potomack Company. September Live Auction: Books and prints on September 23rd: 66.67%
Eldreds. Antiques and Accessories - Books and Prints on September 23rd: 72.29%
De Baecque and Associes. Demeure by Jacqueline Offenbach and the painter Pierre Mousset Souvenirs-Partitions Library -Tableau on September 23rd: 89.47%
Arader Galleries. September Auction on September 23rd: 64.89%
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Ornithology - Books and Prints on September 22nd: 68.66%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 9/17 on September 24th: 99.49%
Heritage Auctions. Internet Sports Collectibles - bidstart 8/29 on September 24th: 96.79%
Ader. Photograph Books on September 22nd: 61.28%
Venator and Hanstein. Books, manuscripts, autographs and prints on September 22nd: 53.04%
PBA Galleries. Rare Cartography - Americana on September 21st: 57.62%
Venator and Hanstein. Rare Posters on September 21st: 60.71%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper on September 22nd: 86.27%
Koller Auctions. Old Master Prints on September 22nd: 79.37%
Koller Auctions. Autographs on September 18th: 84.00%
Koller Auctions. Books on September 18th: 78.23%
Copley Fine Art Auctions. The Sporting Sale - Books and Prints on July 28th: 87.69%
Kedem Auction. Jewish and Israeli History, Art and Culture on August 29th: 82.17%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 9/17 on September 24th: 98.94%
Winner's Auctions and Exhibitions. Win-One Rosh HaShana (No. 1) on September 6th: 100.00%
Winner's Auctions and Exhibitions. Holy books, letters from Rabbis and Rebbes, Judaica, Maps, Periodicals, Postcards, banknotes, Eretz on July 19th: 62.24%


For the week ahead 30 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Oct. 2nd
Bonhams. New York. Photographs. 108 lots
Winter Associates. Plainville, CT . Modern, Fine Art - Prints. 35 lots
Il Ponte. Milan. Interior Decoration - Modern Art/Modern Antiques - session 10: Books. 307 lots
Il Ponte. Milan. Interior Decoration - Modern Art/Modern Antiques - Prints. 90 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 72 lots

Tue. Oct. 3rd
Tooveys. West Sussex. Antiquarian and Collectors' Books. 178 lots
Christies. London -South Kensington. Masterpieces of Design and Photography. 15 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Books and Documents on the History of Mexico. 314 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Online bidstart 9/26. 718 lots

Wed. Oct. 4th
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Printed Books, Maps and Documents. 593 lots
Purcell Auctioneers. Birr. Autumn Irish Interest Books.
Tooveys. West Sussex. Prints and Maps. 203 lots
Grays Auctioneers. Cleveland, . Fine Art, etc. - Books, Prints. 52 lots

Thu. Oct. 5th
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Fine Art - Prints. 211 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Fine Literature. 327 lots
Sothebys. New York. Photographs. 153 lots
Forum Auctions in Italy. Roma. Online Sale: Prints & Drawings - 16th-19th Century. 126 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art – Antique Engravings & Lithographs – Works on Paper. 150 lots

Fri. Oct. 6th
Guernseys. New York, NY. The Kennedy Era. 409 lots
Marc van de Wiele Auctions. Brugge. Rare Books. 1045 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper. 99 lots
Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen. 75172 Pforzheim. Books, Graphics modern and ancient Arts, Antiques. 5810 lots

Sat. Oct. 7th
Profiles in History. Calabasas Hills. Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds.
Michaans Auctions. Alameda, CA . Gallery Auction - Books, Prints, Photographs. 67 lots
Gibson Auction Inc.. Orange County. Best of the Best Fall Sale. 13 lots
Leland Little Auctions. Hillsborough, NC. October Gallery Sale - Books, Prints. 53 lots
National Book Auctions. Ithaca. Books.

Sun. Oct. 8th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction - bidstart 9/10. 238 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 10/1.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 10/1.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <b>Chiswick Auctions: Rare Books & Works on Paper. January 23, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan 23:</b> Rossini (Luigi, artist & engraver). <i>Le Antichità Romane, ossia Raccolta della piu interessanti Vedute di Roma Antica,</i> 89 plates. £2500 to £3500
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan 23:</b> Four original hand-painted propaganda posters, (550 x 770 mm.), North Korea, 2009. £1200 to £1800
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan 23:</b> Plinius Secundus (Gaius). <i>Historia Natural,</i> 2 vol, Spanish translation, woodcut arms of Philip IV of Spain, Madrid, 1624; 1629 £600 to £800
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan 23:</b> Nasmyth (James) & Carpenter (James). <i>The Moon,</i> FIRST EDITION, frontispiece and 24 plates, 1874. £600 to £800
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Rare Books & Works on Paper. January 23, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan 23:</b> A group (12) of large size Chinese Cultural Revolution papercuts on red paper presented on white paper backing, featuring various slogans and images of General Mao. £600 to £800
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan 23:</b> Coronelli (V. M.). <i>Tran-Siselana,</i> copper engraved, hand-coloured, title cartouche with four winds and four monkeys, coat of arms, Venice, c.1692; and 8 others. £600 to £800
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan 23:</b> Pouchkine (Alexandre). <i>Contes populaires Russes… traduits … par Alexandra de Holstein et René Ghil,</i> FIRST EDITION, n. 165 of an edition of 270 copies. £400 to £600
  • <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> Fine Illustrated Books. 50 illustrated works across a range of subjects.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> Present Perfect. Books & works on paper including Literature, Children’s & Illustrated, Sports & Pastimes, Modern Prints and more.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> The House of Romanov, marking the centenary of the tragic demise of the Romanov dynasty.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> CHAGALL & GOGOL. Les âmes mortes, 1948. Chagall’s first major illustrated book.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> GUSTAV KLIMT, eine nachlese, 1931. An important early monograph on Klimt.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> ELLIOT. Birds of North America, 1866. One of 200 2 vols sets, folio.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> PURCHAS. His Pilgrimes/Pilgrimage, 1625-26. 5 vols. Probably the greatest collection of voyages ever published.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> HUXLEY. Brave New World, 1932. Exceptionally fine first edition.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> KELMSCOTT PRESS. Poems of Shakespeare, one of 500, publisher’s vellum.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> LEROUX. Phantom of the Opera, 1911. First UK edition in fine S&S binding.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> INDIANA, Robert. The American Dream, one of 30 AP copies, 30 screen prints.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> BENOIS. Tsarskoe Selo during the Reign of Elizaveta Petrovna, St Petersburg, 1910. Deluxe issue.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> CORONATION ALBUM. Description du sacre et du couronnement de leurs Majestés Impériales, 1883. One of 200.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> IMPERIAL FAMILY. Signed original photograph of Tsar Nicholas II’s 4 daughters.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> Souvenir du Couronnement de Leurs Majestés Imperiales a Moscou, 1896.
  • <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Charles Darwin on sexuality and the transmission of hereditary characteristics: Autograph Letter Signed to Lawson Tait. Down, 17 January [1877].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> MILTON, JOHN. <i>Paradise Lost. A Poem written in ten books.</i> London: 1667. A very rare example with the contemporary binding untouched and with a 1667 title page.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Hamilton secures the ratification of the Constitution: <i>The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, assembled at Poughkeespsie, on the 17th June, 1788.</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> The social contract “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains”: ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. <i>Principes du Droit Politique [Du Contract Social]</i>. Amsterdam: Michel Rey, 1762
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> “The first English textbook on geometrical land-measurement and surveying”: BENESE, RICHARD. <i>This Boke Sheweth the Maner of Measurynge All Maner of Lande…</i>
  • <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> KNIGHT, HILARY. The Original Portrait of Eloise that Hung at the Plaza Hotel. $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> WARHOL, ANDY. "Iced Lemon Delight," an Original Watercolor Presented to Hilary Knight's cat, Phoebe $8,000 to 12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> SENDAK, MAURICE. <i>Where the Wild Things Are.</i> PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED with drawing to Hilary Knight in the month following publication. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> NOLAND, KENNETH. Original circle painting, untitled, acrylic and ink on cloth, for cover of monograph $8,000 to 12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> TOULOUSE-LAUTREC. <i>Histoires Naturelles,</i> 1899. With 22 original lithographs. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>A Collection of Poems,</i> [1711]. The first authoritative and complete collected Sonnets.$15,000 to 20,000
    <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> LONDON, JACK. <i>The Call of the Wild.</i> 1903. First edition, first state jacket. $2,000 to 3,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> FROST, ROBERT. Autograph Manuscript of "Build Soil," 12 pp, 1932-1936. $15,000 to 20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> GOULD, GLENN. Glenn Gould's extensively annotated copy of Bach's Goldberg Variations $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> PLATH, SYLVIA. EARLY Autograph Letter Signed, about her beginnings as a writer, Northampton, MA, 1951. $7,000 to 10,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> HOUDINI, HARRY. A collection of 11 cast iron shackle and lock items from Houdini's personal collection. $20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> M4 ENGIMA MACHINE, with very rare RARE HYDRA KEY ENVELOPE. $400,000 to 600,000
  • <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. February 2, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 230: Charles Bukowski. <i>South of No North.</i> Los Angeles, 1973. First edition. Signed. $1,500 to $2,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 244: Aldous Huxley. <i>Brave New World.</i> Garden City, 1932. First American edition. Signed. $2,500 to $3,500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 10: Frank Lloyd Wright. “Fallingwater Side Elevation” Original Blueprint. $1,500 to $2,500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. February 2, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 169: <i>Chicago’s Progress: A Review of the World’s Fair City.</i> Chicago: Bishop Publishing, (1933). $150 to $250
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 299: [Tanguy, Yves] Benjamin Peret. <i>Dormir dans Les Pierres.</i> Paris: Editions Surrealistes, 1927. $2,500 to $3,500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 276: Jean Hans Arp. <i>Arp: Eleven Configurations.</i> Zurich, 1945. $1,200 to $1,500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. February 2, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 235: Joseph Conrad. <i>Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard.</i> New York: 1904. First edition. $800 to $1,200
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 290: Umberto Brunelleschi. Louys, Pierre. <i>Les Aventures du Roi Pausole.</i> Paris: 1930. $1,200 to $1,500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 700: X-Men No. 94. Marvel Comics, 1975. CGC 9.0. $800 to $1,200
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. February 2, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 540: Travers, P.L. <i>Mary Poppins</i> [and] <i>Mary Poppins Comes Back.</i> Signed. New York: 1936. $1,000 to $1,500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 576: Mickey Mouse. 17 Big Little Books. 1930s-40s. $300 to $500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 429: Paracelsus. <i>Medicina Diastatica or Sympathecall Mumie.</i> London: 1653. $800 to $1,200