• <center><b>Skinner Auctions <br>Fine Books & Manuscripts <i>online</i><br> November 11-17
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  • <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.
  • <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>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

Auction Update Review

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Forty-two Auctions Archived, 41 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday 11 November 2017 42 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 2 denominated in Australian dollars, 8 in euros, 7 in British pounds, and 25 in US dollars.  Turnover was $17,318,430 as 11,006 lots were offered and 8,692 sold for a 79% success rate.

7 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

ChristiesStripped Bare: Photographs from the Collection of Thomas Koerfer on November 9th: $4,387,700 
MossgreenThe Martin Copley Collection of Important Natural History and Voyages and Travels on October 22nd: $1,799,830 
SothebysPhotography on November 10th: $1,597,030 
SothebysImportant European Collection of Photographs on November 10th: $1,523,080 
SothebysLibrary of an English Bibliophile on November 7th: $1,364,863 
Kedem AuctionRare and Important Items on October 31st: $1,333,689 
Doyle New YorkRare Books, Autographs & Maps on November 7th: $1,098,350 

12 auctions saw total sales exceed 100% of the high estimates of all lots offered: 

RossiniTHE UNIVERSE OF THE CIRCUS: MODELS, POSTERS, PROGRAMS. on November 7th: 140.03% 
ChristiesStripped Bare: Photographs from the Collection of Thomas Koerfer on November 9th: 131.93% 
MossgreenThe Martin Copley Collection of Important Natural History and Voyages and Travels on October 22nd: 130.59% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsAviation, Military, Transport - Photos, Books and Prints on November 9th: 128.13% 
Stair Auctioneers and AppraisersEnglish, Continental & American Fine Art - Prints on October 29th: 124.17% 
Swann GalleriesAutographs on November 7th: 116.22% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPrinted Books, Maps and Documents on November 8th: 111.37% 
SothebysLibrary of an English Bibliophile on November 7th: 109.59% 
Marc van de Wiele AuctionsRare Books on October 7th: 104.64% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on November 7th: 102.63% 
FreemansModern and Contemporary Art - Prints and Photographs on November 7th: 102.40% 
Case Antiques, Inc.Online Auction - Books, Prints on October 21st: 101.62% 


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

Aspire AuctionsOnline Sale: Books and Prints - Internet bidstart 10/27 on November 4th: 100.00% 
Leland Little AuctionsThe October Holiday Auction on October 28th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 10/29 on November 5th: 99.70% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 10/29 on November 5th: 99.14% 
Leland Little AuctionsOctober Gallery Sale - Books, Prints on October 7th: 98.11% 
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Internet Currency Auction - Online bidstart 10/31 on November 7th: 97.65% 
RossiniTHE UNIVERSE OF THE CIRCUS: MODELS, POSTERS, PROGRAMS. on November 7th: 96.77% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction - bidstart 10/8 on November 5th: 96.30% 
MossgreenThe Martin Copley Collection of Important Natural History and Voyages and Travels on October 22nd: 94.49% 
Stair Auctioneers and AppraisersEnglish, Continental & American Fine Art - Prints on October 29th: 92.86% 
Grays AuctioneersModern and Contemporary Art - Prints and Photographs on October 25th: 92.70% 
Case Antiques, Inc.Online Auction - Books, Prints on October 21st: 91.97% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPrinted Books, Maps and Documents on November 8th: 91.46% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsAviation, Military, Transport - Photos, Books and Prints on November 9th: 90.80% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on November 7th: 89.89% 
Swann GalleriesAutographs on November 7th: 88.33% 
FreemansModern and Contemporary Art - Prints and Photographs on November 7th: 88.30% 
Holabird Kagin AmericanaOctober Auction - Dealer Specials: Americana, Ephemera, Stocks and Bonds on October 23rd: 87.26% 
Doyle New YorkRare Books, Autographs & Maps on November 7th: 82.40% 
Waverly AuctionsBooks on September 14th: 81.67% 
Forum AuctionsOnline - Books and Works on Paper on November 9th: 80.41% 
SothebysLibrary of an English Bibliophile on November 7th: 80.24% 

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Christies Noire et Blanche, 1926 on November 9th Actual price: USD $3,118,950.
  2. Christies Identical twins, Roselle, N.J, 1966 on November 9th Actual price: USD $635,100.
  3. Mossgreen The birds of Australia. on October 22nd Actual price: USD $343,728.
  4. Mossgreen The mammals of Australia. on October 22nd Actual price: USD $210,056.
  5. Doyle New York Group of 80 plates from the atlas of Prince Maximilian's Travels in the Interior of North America. on November 7th Actual price: USD $175,000.
  6. Sothebys STILL LIFE WITH WATERMELON, NEW YORK, 1947 on November 10th Actual price: USD $174,000.
  7. Sothebys CALLA LILY, 1986 on November 10th Actual price: USD $159,500.
  8. Sothebys THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST on November 7th Actual price: USD $156,750.
  9. Marc van de Wiele Auctions Theatrum orbis terrarum on October 7th Actual price: USD $153,700.
  10. Mossgreen The zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle, under the command of Captain Fitzroy, R.N., during the years 1832 to 1836. on October 22nd Actual price: USD $152,768.
  11. Sothebys WATER TOWER TYPOLOGY, 1977-1990 on November 10th Actual price: USD $145,000.
  12. Sothebys PICASSO (B), CANNES, 1957 on November 10th Actual price: USD $137,750.
  13. Kedem Auction Pair of Torah Scroll Finials - Berlin, 18th Century - From the Collection of the Jewish Community of Nottingham on October 31st Actual price: USD $135,300.
  14. Sothebys CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, LE DERNIER PORTRAIT, PARIS, 1865 on November 10th Actual price: USD $130,500.
  15. Mossgreen The birds of Asia. on October 22nd Actual price: USD $124,740.
  16. Christies Reclining Nude on Dark Green, 1937 on November 9th Actual price: USD $118,900.
  17. Sothebys BRICK AU CLAIRE DE LUNE, 1856 on November 10th Actual price: USD $116,000.
  18. Mossgreen Relations de divers voyages curieux. on October 22nd Actual price: USD $114,576.
  19. Mossgreen The birds of New Guinea and the adjacent Papuan islands, including many new species recently discovered in Australia. on October 22nd Actual price: USD $114,576.
  20. Mossgreen Zoology of New Holland. Vol. 1 [all published]. on October 22nd Actual price: USD $105,028.
  21. Mossgreen On the tendency of species to form varieties. on October 22nd Actual price: USD $105,028.
  22. Sothebys FROZEN FOODS, NEW YORK, 1977 on November 10th Actual price: USD $101,500.
  23. Doyle New York Catlin's North American Indian Portfolio. Hunting Scenes and Amusements of the Rocky Mountains and Prairies of A... on November 7th Actual price: USD $100,000.
  24. Sothebys TWO GUEDRAS, 1971 on November 10th Actual price: USD $98,600.
  25. Sothebys POEMS BY CURRER, ELLIS, AND ACTON BELL on November 7th Actual price: USD $90,750.



42 total sales reported this week:

Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. English, Continental & American Fine Art - Prints on October 29th: 92.86%
Mossgreen. The Contents Of Boree Cabonne, Six Generations on October 29th: 72.50%
Mossgreen. The Martin Copley Collection of Important Natural History and Voyages and Travels on October 22nd: 94.49%
Grays Auctioneers. Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints and Photographs on October 25th: 92.70%
PosterConnection Inc.. International Posters on October 14th: 47.18%
Trafford Books. Books on October 11th: 75.72%
Sothebys. Important European Collection of Photographs on November 10th: 67.01%
Sothebys. Photography on November 10th: 49.06%
Forum Auctions in Italy. Online Sale: Prints & Drawings - 16th-19th Century on November 8th: 61.90%
Forum Auctions. Online - Books and Works on Paper on November 9th: 80.41%
Bloomsbury Auctions. Cinema, Entertainment and Music Memorabilia on November 9th: 52.61%
Christies. Stripped Bare: Photographs from the Collection of Thomas Koerfer on November 9th: 68.49%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Aviation, Military, Transport - Photos, Books and Prints on November 9th: 90.80%
Rossini. THE UNIVERSE OF THE CIRCUS: MODELS, POSTERS, PROGRAMS. on November 7th: 96.77%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Online bidstart 10/31 on November 7th: 97.65%
Waverly Auctions. Books on September 14th: 81.67%
Holabird Kagin Americana. October Auction - Dealer Specials: Americana, Ephemera, Stocks and Bonds on October 23rd: 87.26%
Holabird Kagin Americana. October Auction - Americana: Books, Ephemera on October 22nd: 65.47%
Doyle New York. Rare Books, Autographs & Maps on November 7th: 82.40%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on November 7th: 89.89%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps and Documents on November 8th: 91.46%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Motoring, Cycling, Maritime and Railway History on November 7th: 79.93%
Freemans. Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints and Photographs on November 7th: 88.30%
Sothebys. Library of an English Bibliophile on November 7th: 80.24%
Swann Galleries. Autographs on November 7th: 88.33%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction - bidstart 10/8 on November 5th: 96.30%
Marc van de Wiele Auctions. Rare Books on October 7th: 64.88%
Leland Little Auctions. Single-Owner Auction - The Collection of the late Keith and Caroline Gray on November 4th: 78.87%
Leland Little Auctions. The October Holiday Auction on October 28th: 100.00%
Leland Little Auctions. October Gallery Sale - Books, Prints on October 7th: 98.11%
Case Antiques, Inc.. Online Auction - Books, Prints on October 21st: 91.97%
Holabird Kagin Americana. October Auction - Native American Books - Cowboy Ephemera on October 20th: 75.64%
Holabird Kagin Americana. October Auction - Books, Paper Ephemera, Postal History on October 21st: 67.79%
Holabird Kagin Americana. October Auction - Mining: Books and Ephemera on October 19th: 77.38%
Winter Associates. Americana - Prints, Ephemera on November 6th: 48.15%
Aspire Auctions. Online Sale: Books and Prints - Internet bidstart 10/27 on November 4th: 100.00%
Eldreds. Fine and Decorative Arts - Prints on November 3rd: 77.14%
Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH. Ichthyology & Natural History - An important german private collection on November 3rd: 46.43%
Kedem Auction. Rare and Important Items on October 31st: 74.55%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art – Antique Engravings & Lithographs – Works on Paper on November 2nd: 69.18%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 10/29 on November 5th: 99.14%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 10/29 on November 5th: 99.70%

For the week ahead 41 sales are scheduled:


Mon. Nov. 13th
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 73 lots
Mossgreen. Armadale, Melbourne VIC. The Contents of Falls House - Prints, Photographs, Books. 32 lots

Tue. Nov. 14th
Burgersdijk and Niermans. Leiden. Rare Books - Session 1. 610 lots
Swann Galleries. New York. 19th and 20th Century Literature. 305 lots
ALDE. Paris. Michel Wittock Collection. 195 lots
ALDE. Paris. Selected Books from the 15th through 19th Century. 110 lots
Sothebys. London. Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History. 236 lots
Sothebys. London. 20th Century Art - A Different Perspective. 4 lots
Mossgreen. Armadale, Melbourne VIC. Interiors - Books, Prints. 5 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Heritage Auctions: Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Online bidstart 11/7. 722 lots

Wed. Nov. 15th
Bonhams. London. Fine Books and Manuscripts. 255 lots
Old World Auctions. Glen Allen. Antique Maps, Globes, Charts, Atlases & Vintage Graphics - online bidstart 11/1.
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. Surrealism: Books, Drawings, Autographs, Manuscripts. 345 lots
Doyle New York. New York. Prints.
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Hudson. Collection of Paul F. Walters - Part 2. 66 lots
Burgersdijk and Niermans. Leiden. Rare Books - Session 2. 610 lots
Purcell Auctioneers. Birr. Autumn Irish Interest Books. 485 lots

Thu. Nov. 16th
Heritage Auctions. Beverly Hills. Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction. 1245 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Fine Books, Western Manuscripts and Works on Paper. 491 lots
PIASA. Paris. American Idols: American Prints.
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Fall Americana Auction. 60 lots
Dorotheum . Salzburg. Christmas Auction - Graphics. 68 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sports Collectible Catalog Auction. 3858 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. Space Exploration - Internet bidstart 11/9. 201 lots

Fri. Nov. 17th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters. 1008 lots
Neal Auction Company. New Orleans. Louisiana Purchase Auction. 158 lots
Cowans Auctions. Cincinnati. American History - Live Salesroom Auction. 372 lots

Sat. Nov. 18th
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Antiques, Asian and Fine Arts: Prints. 157 lots
Potter and Potter Auctions. Chicago. Circus, Sideshow and Wild West. 648 lots
Goldberg Coins and Collectibles. LOS ANGELES. Fall Manuscript Auction. 316 lots
Artcurial. Paris. The World of Herge - Tintin's Creator. 225 lots
Artcurial. Paris. Comic Strips. 308 lots
Christian Hesse Auktionen. Hamburg. Books, Autographs and Prints. 854 lots
Addison and Sarova. Macon. Rare Books, Manuscripts and Ephemera. 242 lots
Arader Galleries. New York City. Fall 2017 Sale. 199 lots
National Book Auctions. Ithaca. Antique, Fraternal, History, etc..

Sun. Nov. 19th
OSENAT. FONTAINEBLEAU. The Empire, Historical Memories.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 11/12.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 11/12.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. "Heroes of Sport" Catalog Auction. 58 lots
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Antiques, Asian and Fine Arts: Prints. 60 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <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>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
  • <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