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

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Sixty-eight Auctions Archived: 30 Scheduled this Week

For the week ended Saturday 28 October 68 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database, 26 denominated in euros, 8 in British pounds, and 34 in US dollars.  Turnover was a svelte $52,815,820 as 22,798 lots were offered and 15,425 sold for a 68% success rate.

 

14 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 


SothebysImportant Prints & Multiples Including Property from the Collection of Catherine Woodard and Nelson on October 24th: $12,109,938 
ChristiesMasterpieces of Design and Photography on October 3rd: $4,750,350 
ALDEPrecious Ancient Books on October 17th: $4,094,305 
ChristiesImportant Photographs from the Collection of Donald and Alice Lappe on October 10th: $3,603,125 
ChristiesPhotographs on October 10th: $3,321,500 
Winner's Auctions and ExhibitionsHoly books, Chassidut, Manuscripts, Rabbinical & Admors' letters, Eretz Yisrael & Zionism, Americana on October 24th: $2,269,452 
SothebysArts of the Islamic World on October 25th: $2,200,153 
ChristiesVISIONARIES: PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE EMILY AND JERRY SPIEGEL COLLECTION on October 10th: $2,140,625 
SothebysThe Magnificent Botanical Library of D.F. Allen on October 26th: $1,825,251 
BonhamsPrints and Multiples on October 24th: $1,623,648 
Swann GalleriesArt and Storytelling: Photographs and Photobooks on October 19th: $1,476,677 
Kiefer Buch und KunstauktionenBooks, Graphics modern and ancient Arts, Antiques on October 7th: $1,231,019 
SothebysFine Autograph Letters and Manuscripts from a Distinguished Private Collection. Part 1: Music on October 26th: $1,229,187 
RR AuctionSpace and Aviation - Internet bidstart 10/12 on October 19th: $1,074,007 

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

PIASAFRANÇOIS DAUTRESME COLLECTION , MEMORIES OF CHINA - books, photos on October 10th: 475.75% 
Winner's Auctions and ExhibitionsHoly books, Chassidut, Manuscripts, Rabbinical & Admors' letters, Eretz Yisrael & Zionism, Americana on October 24th: 321.53% 
ALDEPrecious Ancient Books on October 17th: 201.16% 
EldredsThe Schofield Collection of Political Memorabilia on October 18th: 160.05% 
ArtcurialFrancis Giacobetti Photographs on October 17th: 149.32% 
BonhamsThe Sporting Sale on October 25th: 142.73% 
Galerie BassengeThe Romantic Ballet on October 18th: 122.79% 
Galerie BassengeAutographs on October 18th: 122.75% 
Heritage AuctionsThe David and Janice Frent Collection of Presidential & Political Americana Americana & Political on October 21st: 117.94% 
Swann GalleriesEarly Printed, Medical, Scientific and Travel Books on October 17th: 117.49% 

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Winner's Auctions and Exhibitions Professor Albert Einstein, Regarding Fitting Way of Life. Imperial Hotel, Tokyo [Japan], 1922 on October 24th Actual price: USD $1,560,000.
  2. ALDE [BIBLE à 49 lignes]. Biblia Latina. Volume I seul (Genèse-Psaumes). on October 17th Actual price: USD $1,209,500.
  3. Christies Red Morning (Hell) on October 3rd Actual price: USD $1,120,350.
  4. Christies May Day IV on October 3rd Actual price: USD $1,001,550.
  5. ALDE Offi cium Beatae Mariae Virginis, ad usum Romanum. Manuscrit enluminé sur vélin par BARTOLOMEO SANVITO et GASPARE da PADOVA, on October 17th Actual price: USD $885,000.
  6. Sothebys CAMPBELL'S SOUP I (F. & S. II.44-53) on October 24th Actual price: USD $852,500.
  7. Sothebys PORTRAIT D'OLGA AU COL DE FOURRURE (BA. 109) on October 24th Actual price: USD $732,500.
  8. Christies Betty in Her Attic, 1920 on October 10th Actual price: USD $732,500.
  9. Christies Self-Portrait on October 3rd Actual price: USD $724,350.
  10. Christies Orphaned Cheetah Cubs, Mweiga, near Nyeri, Kenya, March 1968 on October 10th Actual price: USD $672,500.
  11. Sothebys EVENING. MELANCHOLY I (SCH. 82; W. 91) on October 24th Actual price: USD $612,500.
  12. Sothebys GREEN on October 24th Actual price: USD $492,500.
  13. Christies Rebecca, New York, 1923 on October 10th Actual price: USD $492,500.
  14. Sothebys MELANCHOLY III (SCHIEFLER 144; WOLL 203) on October 24th Actual price: USD $468,500.
  15. Christies Urgency XVI on October 3rd Actual price: USD $455,070.
  16. Christies "Charlotte Rampling" at the Hotel Nord Pinus, Arles, France 1973 on October 3rd Actual price: USD $439,230.
  17. Christies Dunes, Oceano, 1936 on October 10th Actual price: USD $432,500.
  18. Sothebys An illustration from the Fraser Album: Khan Bahadur Khan with Members of his Clan on October 25th Actual price: USD $394,678.
  19. Sothebys ANATOMY: 18 PRINTS on October 24th Actual price: USD $372,500.
  20. Sothebys LA FEMME À LA FENÊTRE (B. 695; BA. 891/II/A) on October 24th Actual price: USD $372,500.
  21. Christies Cottage Tulip: Sorbet, New York on October 3rd Actual price: USD $344,190.
  22. Christies Poppy: Glowing Embers, New York, 1968 on October 10th Actual price: USD $336,500.
  23. Christies Museum of Modern Art, New York on October 3rd Actual price: USD $312,510.
  24. Sothebys ALE CANS (ULAE 20) on October 24th Actual price: USD $300,000.
  25. Sothebys AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT OF THE "GEISTLICHES WIEGENLIED", OP.91 NO.2, FOR CONTRALTO, VIOLA AND PIANO, THE ORIGINAL VERSION OF 1864, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED AT THE END BY THE COMPOSER on October 26th Actual price: USD $298,918.



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

Alaska Auction. Books and Prints on October 11th: 100.00%
PIASA. FRANÇOIS DAUTRESME COLLECTION , MEMORIES OF CHINA - books, photos on October 10th: 100.00%
Gibson Auction Inc.. Best of the Best Fall Sale on October 7th: 100.00%
ALDE. Precious Ancient Books on October 17th: 100.00%
National Book Auctions. Books and Ephemera - Kashmir, Fairbanks, Civil War, etc. on October 21st: 100.00%
National Book Auctions. Books and Ephemera - Children’s, Signed, Exploration, etc. on September 23rd: 100.00%
National Book Auctions. Books on October 7th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 10/15 on October 22nd: 98.89%
Eldreds. The Schofield Collection of Political Memorabilia on October 18th: 98.06%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Online bidstart 10/17 on October 24th: 97.62%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 10/15 on October 22nd: 95.67%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction - bidstart 9/24 on October 22nd: 94.59%
Heritage Auctions. The David and Janice Frent Collection of Presidential & Political Americana Americana & Political on October 21st: 94.23%
Heritage Auctions. Historical Manuscripts on October 19th: 92.29%
Swann Galleries. Early Printed, Medical, Scientific and Travel Books on October 17th: 91.83%
Artcurial. Francis Giacobetti Photographs on October 17th: 88.24%
Bonhams. The Sporting Sale on October 25th: 88.24%
Christies. VISIONARIES: PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE EMILY AND JERRY SPIEGEL COLLECTION on October 10th: 87.50%
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Fine Art - Prints on October 21st: 87.32%
Rago Arts and Auctions. Curiouser and Curiouser - Prints on October 22nd: 86.84%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on October 10th: 86.54%
Bonhams. Prints and Multiples on October 24th: 85.71%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on October 17th: 84.93%
Galerie Bassenge. The Romantic Ballet on October 18th: 84.15%
Sothebys. Important Prints & Multiples Including Property from the Collection of Catherine Woodard and Nelson on October 24th: 83.38%


68 total sales reported this week:

Sothebys. Important Prints & Multiples Including Property from the Collection of Catherine Woodard and Nelson on October 24th: 83.38%
Artcurial. Eye Feel Photography on October 24th: 40.65%
Binoche et Giquello. Ancient and Modern Books on October 25th: 55.19%
Swann Galleries. Rare and important Travel Posters on October 26th: 71.01%
Bonhams. The Sporting Sale on October 25th: 88.24%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on October 24th: 79.78%
Sothebys. Arts of the Islamic World on October 25th: 49.12%
Sothebys. Fine Autograph Letters and Manuscripts from a Distinguished Private Collection. Part 1: Music on October 26th: 61.35%
Sothebys. The Magnificent Botanical Library of D.F. Allen on October 26th: 74.63%
Winner's Auctions and Exhibitions. Holy books, Chassidut, Manuscripts, Rabbinical & Admors' letters, Eretz Yisrael & Zionism, Americana on October 24th: 72.75%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Online bidstart 10/17 on October 24th: 97.62%
Bloomsbury Auctions. Books and Works on Paper on October 19th: 65.97%
Galerie Bassenge. Modern Literature and Art Documentation on October 19th: 57.28%
Galerie Bassenge. Collection Private Press Books on October 19th: 47.75%
Galerie Bassenge. Autographs on October 18th: 65.67%
Galerie Bassenge. The Romantic Ballet on October 18th: 84.15%
Galerie Bassenge. Literature, Children's Books on October 18th: 54.43%
Galerie Bassenge. Manuscripts, Incunabula and Books on October 17th: 48.56%
Galerie Bassenge. Valuable Books on October 17th: 43.90%
Galerie Bassenge. History, Geography and Travel Books on October 17th: 54.73%
National Book Auctions. Books and Ephemera - Kashmir, Fairbanks, Civil War, etc. on October 21st: 100.00%
National Book Auctions. Books on October 7th: 100.00%
National Book Auctions. Books and Ephemera - Children’s, Signed, Exploration, etc. on September 23rd: 100.00%
Rago Arts and Auctions. Curiouser and Curiouser - Prints on October 22nd: 86.84%
Rago Arts and Auctions. Great Estates Auction - Books and Prints on October 21st: 61.43%
Bonhams. Prints and Multiples on October 24th: 85.71%
Bonhams. ISLAMIC AND INDIAN ART INCLUDING MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN ART on October 23rd: 32.56%
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Fine Art - Prints on October 21st: 87.32%
Eldreds. The Schofield Collection of Political Memorabilia on October 18th: 98.06%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on October 17th: 84.93%
Pierre Berge and Associes. Ancient and Modern Books on October 18th: 60.26%
Artcurial. Francis Giacobetti Photographs on October 17th: 88.24%
ALDE. Precious Ancient Books on October 17th: 100.00%
Clars Auction Gallery. Antiques, Asian and Fine Arts: Prints on October 15th: 72.73%
Clars Auction Gallery. Antiques, Asian and Fine Arts: Prints on October 14th: 72.03%
Forum Auctions in Italy. Ancient and Rare Books on October 19th: 70.13%
Ader. Abstract and Contemporary Art - Books and Prints on October 12th: 77.91%
Ader. Modern Illustrated Books on October 11th: 75.38%
Alaska Auction. Books and Prints on October 11th: 100.00%
PIASA. FRANÇOIS DAUTRESME COLLECTION , MEMORIES OF CHINA - books, photos on October 10th: 100.00%
Lyon and Turnbull. Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Photographs on October 11th: 72.20%
Binoche et Giquello. In conjunction with Sotheby's: ROMANTIC ILLUSTRATED BOOKS, R. B.L.'S COLLECTION on October 10th: 70.87%
PBA Galleries. The Richard Beagle Collection of Angling & Sporting Books, Part II on October 19th: 70.42%
Swann Galleries. Art and Storytelling: Photographs and Photobooks on October 19th: 71.50%
Swann Galleries. Early Printed, Medical, Scientific and Travel Books on October 17th: 91.83%
RR Auction. Space and Aviation - Internet bidstart 10/12 on October 19th: 79.59%
RR Auction. Fine Autographs & Artifacts - Internet bidstart 9/28 on October 11th: 60.39%
Dorotheum . Modern and Contemporary Art, Modern Prints on October 13th: 50.60%
Christies. VILLA WUNDERKIND: SELECTED WORKS FROM THE PRIVATE COLLECTION OF WOLFGANG JOOP on October 18th: 0.00%
Christies. Masterpieces of Design and Photography on October 3rd: 73.33%
Christies. Important Photographs from the Collection of Donald and Alice Lappe on October 10th: 67.16%
Christies. Photographs on October 10th: 75.68%
Christies. VISIONARIES: PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE EMILY AND JERRY SPIEGEL COLLECTION on October 10th: 87.50%
Heritage Auctions. Historical Manuscripts on October 19th: 92.29%
Cowans Auctions. American History: Timed Online Auction - bidstart 9/28 on October 9th: 78.70%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on October 10th: 86.54%
Gibson Auction Inc.. Best of the Best Fall Sale on October 7th: 100.00%
Guernseys. The Kennedy Era on October 7th: 68.94%
Michaans Auctions. Gallery Auction - Books, Prints, Photographs on October 7th: 62.69%
Soler Y Llach. Ancient Books and Manuscripts on October 19th: 48.75%
Adams Amsterdam Auctions. Modern & Contemporary Art, part 2 (F t/m Z) on October 17th: 79.46%
Adams Amsterdam Auctions. Fine Art (16th – 20th Century) and Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints on October 16th: 71.84%
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Books - Internet Bidstart 10/5 on October 12th: 51.37%
Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen. Books, Graphics modern and ancient Arts, Antiques on October 7th: 45.61%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction - bidstart 9/24 on October 22nd: 94.59%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 10/15 on October 22nd: 98.89%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 10/15 on October 22nd: 95.67%
Heritage Auctions. The David and Janice Frent Collection of Presidential & Political Americana Americana & Political on October 21st: 94.23% 


For the week ahead 30 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Oct. 30th
Sothebys. Paris. Books and Manuscripts. 161 lots
ALDE. Paris. Elie Faure Correspondence. 312 lots
Dorotheum . Vienna. Imperial Court Memorabilia and Historical Objects. 50 lots
Archives International Auctions. FORT LEE,. Chinese & Worldwide Banknotes, Scripophily and Ephemera. 339 lots
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Chicago. The Collection of Howard & Judith Tullman Online. 11 lots

Tue. Oct. 31st
Tooveys. West Sussex. Cigarette Cards, Photographs, Autographs, Ephemera, Postcards. 204 lots
Sothebys. London. Collections. 10 lots
Kedem Auction. Jerusalem . Rare and Important Items. 165 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 86 lots
Bonhams. London. Important Instruments of Science and Technology. 7 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Ancient and Contemporary Books of Literature, Religion and CDMX. 336 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Online bidstart 10/24. 894 lots

Wed. Nov. 1st
Doyle New York. New York. Prints and Multiples. 244 lots
Tooveys. West Sussex. Prints. 12 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Eric P. Newman VIII Currency Signature Auction. 1215 lots
Nye & Company Auctioneers. Bloomfield. Fall Estate Treasures - Prints, Books. 54 lots

Thu. Nov. 2nd
Swann Galleries. New York. Old Master Through Modern Prints. 523 lots
Skinner. Marlborough. The Beauty of Space: NASA Photographs. 446 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Illustrated Books - Children's Literature - Books in All Fields. 557 lots
Sothebys. London. The Library of a European Gentleman. 283 lots
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Fine and Decorative Arts - Prints. 33 lots
Dorotheum . Vienna. Graphic Prints. 165 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art – Antique Engravings & Lithographs – Works on Paper. 146 lots

Fri. Nov. 3rd
Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH. Berlin-Schoneberg. Ichthyology & Natural History - An important german private collection. 575 lots

Sat. Nov. 4th
Aspire Auctions. Cleveland. Online Sale: Books and Prints - Internet bidstart 10/27. 46 lots
Leland Little Auctions. Hillsborough, NC. Single-Owner Auction - The Collection of the late Keith and Caroline Gray. 142 lots
National Book Auctions. Ithaca. Books, etc..

Sun. Nov. 5th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 10/29.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 10/29.
Grogan and Company. Dedham. The 30th Anniversary Auction - Fine Arts Prints and Photographs. 24 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction - bidstart 10/8. 297 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 4. First printed world map to depict western Australia, 1680. Est. $7500 - $9000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 31. One of the finest celestial charts ever produced, 1708. Est. $2500 - $3250
    <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 35. Stunning French armillary sphere, 1805. Est. $4000 - $5000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 47. Speed's popular carte-a-figures map of the Americas, 1626. Est. $4750 - $6000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 110. 1960 election map of the United States, 1960. Est. $250 - $325
    <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 115.<br>Arrowsmith's large-format map used by Lewis & Clark, 1802. Est. $8000 - $10000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 359. German WWI propaganda map showing a "European brawl", 1914. Est. $1400 - $1700
    <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 380. The "Beetle" map of northern Europe, 1746. Est. $240 - $300
    <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 476. Braun & Hogenberg's first plan of Moscow, 1575. Est. $2400 - $3000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 582. The first European-printed map of China, 1584. Est. $5500 - $6500
    <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 673. Complete French atlas with 62 maps in contemporary color, 1787. Est. $2750 - $3500
    <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 676. Finley's early and important American atlas, 1828. Est. $4500 - $5500
  • <center><b>Skinner Auctions <br>Fine Books & Manuscripts <i>online</i><br> November 11-17
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    <center><b>Skinner Auctions <br>Fine Books & Manuscripts <i>online</i><br> November 11-17
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    <center><b>Skinner Rare Book Auction November 11-17</b>
    <center><b>Skinner Rare Book Auction November 11-17</b>
    <center><b>Skinner Auctions <br>Fine Books & Manuscripts <i>online</i><br> November 11-17
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    <center><b>Skinner Rare Book Auction November 11-17</b>
    <center><b>Skinner Rare Book Auction November 11-17</b>
    <center><b>Skinner Auctions <br>Fine Books & Manuscripts <i>online</i><br> November 11-17
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  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works<br>on Paper including Books from The Collection of The Garden Ltd<br>November 21, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Bohr (Niels). <i>On the Constitution of Atoms and Molecules,</i> first edition, presentation copy, offprint 1913. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Shakespeare's Falstaff.- Henry V & Sir John Fastolf. Indenture agreement appointing Fastolf as Keeper of the Bastille of St Anthony at Paris, manuscript in French, 1421. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> World.- Purchas (Samuel). <i>Purchas his Pilgrimes. In Five Books...,</i> 5 vol., first edition, 7 folding engraved maps, contemporary calf, by William Stansby for Henrie Fetherstone, 1625-26. £20,000 to £30,000
    <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>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> William P. Welsh, <i>Vacation Lands Are Calling / Go in Pullman,</i> 1936. $1,500 to $2,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Paul Proehl, <i>Chicago for the Tourist / Illinois Central,</i> 1925. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> James Northfield, <i>Wattle Time / Travel By Train,</i> circa 1925. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> John O. Brubaker, <i>California / America’s Vacation Land / New York Central Lines,</i> 1925. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> <i>Montauk Beach,</i> designer unknown, circa 1929. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Otto Brennemann, <i>Football / Notre Dame by South Shore Line,</i> 1926. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Guy Arnoux, <i>Air France / Amérique du Nord,</i> 1946. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Joseph Feher, <i>Yosemite / United Air Lines.</i> $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Roger Broders, <i>Le Tour du Mt. Blanc,</i> 1927. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Leslie Ragan, <i>The Transportation Parade of the Years / Great Lakes Exposition,</i> 1936. $3,000 to $4,000.