• <b>Doyle, Americana from the Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson: Online Only Auction. Now thru January 29, 2019</b>
    <b>Doyle, Americana from the Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson, thru Jan 29:</b> HUBBARD, LUCIUS L. <i>Summer Vacations at Moosehead Lake and Vicinity...</i> $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, Americana from the Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson, thru Jan 29:</b> HIND, HENRY YOULE. <i>Explorations in the Interior of the Labrador Peninsula, the Country of the Montagnais and Nasquapee Indians.</i> $700 to $1,000
    <b>Doyle, Americana from the Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson, thru Jan 29:</b> TOME, PHILIP. <i>Pioneer Life; Or, Thirty Years a Hunter...</i> $1,000 to $1,500
    <b>Doyle, Americana from the Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson, thru Jan 29:</b> CANOVA, ANDREW P. <i>Life and Adventures in South Florida.</i> $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, Americana from the Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson, thru Jan 29:</b> Photographically illustrated journal describing an 1890 hunting trip to Colorado. $700 to $1,000
  • <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>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>Case Antiques: Historic Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction.<br>January 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> Archive of five items related to John Singleton Mosby, the Confederate “Gray Ghost,” including 3 ALS and 2 colored lithographs. $2,800 to $3,200
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> Defoe, Daniel. Double Fore-Edge Painted Robinson Crusoe, 2 Vols., 1820. $800 to $1,000
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> McCarthy, Cormac. <i>Blood Meridian or the Evening Redness in the West.</i> First edition, 1985. $1,000 to $1,200
    <b>Case Antiques: Historic Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction.<br>January 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> Chagall, Marc. “Le Bouquet Rouge,” limited edition color lithograph. October, 1969. $10,000 to $12,000
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> Stern, Bert. Marilyn Monroe’s “Last Sitting” for <i>Vogue,</i> signed photograph and two books. $1,800 to $2,200
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> Five single fore-edge painted Bibles. $1,000 to $1,200
    <b>Case Antiques: Historic Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction.<br>January 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> Sander, August. “Painter Brockmann” and “Courtyard Musicians” gelatin silver prints. $2,000 to $2,400
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> after Sheng Mou, Qing Dynasty scroll, landscape painting, ink and color on silk, signature of Wang Hui (Chinese, 1632-1717). $1,800 to $2,200
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> Russell, J. Map of Kentucky, London, 1794, showing Tennessee as a SW Territory. $1,200 to $1,800

Auction Update Review

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Thirty-One Auctions Archived, 40 in the Batter’s Cage

For the week ended Saturday 2 December 2017 31 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 10 denominated in euros, 7 in British pounds, 1 in Mexican pesos, 1 in Swedish krona, and 12 in US dollars.  These sales raised U$15,097,441 as 8,403 lots were offered and 6,481 lots sold for a 77% success rate.  As the year completes there continues to be strength in the rooms.

 

4 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

AderModern Prints: Henri M. Petiet - 50th and Last Sale chez Ader on November 25th: $2,948,753 
Blanchard's Auction ServiceThe Mulford-Gardiner-Buell Papers - Including John Holt's Declaration of Independence on November 11th: $2,148,000 
ChristiesRare Books and Manuscripts on November 28th: $2,106,672 
SothebysMusic Manuscripts on November 28th: $1,544,961 

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

Nye & Company AuctioneersNovember Backyard Timed Auction on November 30th: 470.40% 
Blanchard's Auction ServiceThe Mulford-Gardiner-Buell Papers - Including John Holt's Declaration of Independence on November 11th: 204.57% 
AderModern Prints: Henri M. Petiet - 50th and Last Sale chez Ader on November 25th: 164.53% 
AderPrModern Prints: Henri M. Petiet - 50th and Last Sale chez Ader on November 26th: 145.43% 
SothebysMusic Manuscripts on November 28th: 105.92% 
Chiswick AuctionsPrinted Books and Manuscripts on November 29th: 103.82% 
Romantic Agony Book and Print AuctionsBooks and Prints, Part I on November 24th: 101.09% 


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

Blanchard's Auction ServiceThe Mulford-Gardiner-Buell Papers - Including John Holt's Declaration of Independence on November 11th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsThe NCS Thanks & Giving Auction benefiting Hurricane Relief - Internet bidstart 11/22 on November 30th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 11/19 on November 26th: 99.30% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 11/19 on November 26th: 98.40% 
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Internet Currency Auction - Online bidstart 11/21 on November 28th: 97.78% 
AderModern Prints: Henri M. Petiet - 50th and Last Sale chez Ader on November 25th: 94.64% 
AderPrModern Prints: Henri M. Petiet - 50th and Last Sale chez Ader on November 26th: 94.43% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on November 28th: 94.19% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on November 24th: 83.33% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 10/29 on November 26th: 82.22% 
RR AuctionSpace Exploration - Internet bidstart 11/9 on November 16th: 81.59% 
ChristiesInteriors: Ski Posters on November 28th: 81.08% 

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Ader Suite Vollard.1930-1937. on November 25th Actual price: USD $2,305,625.
  2. Blanchard's Auction Service THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE and eight support-ing documents on November 11th Actual price: USD $1,800,000.
  3. Christies Locupletissimi rerum naturalium thesauri. on November 28th Actual price: USD $608,685.
  4. Sothebys THE AUTOGRAPH WORKING MANUSCRIPT OF THE SECOND RHAPSODY FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO, BB 96 on November 28th Actual price: USD $410,970.
  5. Blanchard's Auction Service the MULFORD-GARDINER-BUELL PAPERS on November 11th Actual price: USD $348,000.
  6. Sothebys AUTOGRAPH WORKING MANUSCRIPT OF PART OF AN ARIA FROM AN ITALIAN OPERA, INTENDED FOR "IL PASTOR FIDO" IN 1734 on November 28th Actual price: USD $241,063.
  7. Christies [La Tauromaquia.] Treinta y tres estampas, que representan diferentes suertes y actitudes del arte de lidiar los Toros. on November 28th Actual price: USD $208,250.
  8. Christies Les Vases Communicants. on November 28th Actual price: USD $178,500.
  9. RR Auction Buzz Aldrin's Apollo 11 Cartier Solid Gold Lunar Module Replica on November 16th Actual price: USD $149,862.
  10. Christies LIVRE D'HEURES, à l'usage de Paris, en latin et en français, manuscrit enluminé sur vélin on November 28th Actual price: USD $141,313.
  11. Sothebys AUTOGRAPH SKETCHLEAF FOR THE SECOND SYMPHONY on November 28th Actual price: USD $108,063.
  12. Sothebys HIGHLY IMPORTANT SERIES OF FORTY-THREE LETTERS, ALL BUT TWO AUTOGRAPH, WITH OTHER ITEMS, TO THE VIOLINIST ZOLT"N SZÉKELY on November 28th Actual price: USD $99,750.
  13. Sothebys FINE ALBUM OF TWENTY AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPTS OF SONGS BY ROSSINI, BELLINI, MEYERBEER, CHERUBINI AND OTHERS on November 28th Actual price: USD $91,438.
  14. Sothebys AUTOGRAPH SKETCHLEAF FOR THE SYMPHONY NO.3 IN D MINOR on November 28th Actual price: USD $83,125.
  15. Christies 12 Notations. on November 28th Actual price: USD $81,813.
  16. Christies Elementorum Philosophiae sectio tertia. on November 28th Actual price: USD $81,813.
  17. RR Auction Apollo 11 LM Flown Page With Neil Armstrong Notations on November 16th Actual price: USD $78,346.
  18. Sothebys ALBUM CONTAINING THREE AUTOGRAPH MUSICAL QUOTATIONS ON ONE PAGE, on November 28th Actual price: USD $66,500.
  19. Christies LIVRE D’HEURES, à l’usage de Rome, en latin, manuscrit enluminé sur vélin on November 28th Actual price: USD $62,475.
  20. RR Auction Dave Scott's Apollo 15 Lunar Orbit-Flown CSM Systems Data Book on November 16th Actual price: USD $60,995.
  21. Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions ca. 350 catalogues de ventes publiques de la Galerie Giroux à Bruxelles, 1916-1959 on November 25th Actual price: USD $53,550.
  22. Christies Contes fantastiques.- Contes nocturnes.- Contes et fantaisies.- La Vie d'E.T.A. on November 28th Actual price: USD $52,063.
  23. Ader Le Chapeau épinglé (2e pl.). on November 26th Actual price: USD $52,063.
  24. Ader Ten Etchings / by / J. J. Tissot / first Series. A Londres, chez l’auteur. 1876. Format de l’album : 630 x 445. on November 26th Actual price: USD $51,103.
  25. Christies Jeux vagues. on November 28th Actual price: USD $47,600.



31 total sales reported this week:

Blanchard's Auction Service. The Mulford-Gardiner-Buell Papers - Including John Holt's Declaration of Independence on November 11th: 100.00%
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Fine Sale - Day 3: Books on November 30th: 67.05%
Chiswick Auctions. Printed Books and Manuscripts on November 29th: 79.61%
Tooveys. Asian and Islamic Works of Art - Prints on November 30th: 71.43%
Tooveys. Prints on November 29th: 66.67%
PBA Galleries. The Richard E. Bateman Collection on Celestial Mechanics with Rare Books & Manuscripts from various on November 30th: 56.66%
Nye & Company Auctioneers. November Backyard Timed Auction on November 30th: 75.41%
Bonhams. Prints and Multiples on November 29th: 74.78%
Heritage Auctions. The NCS Thanks & Giving Auction benefiting Hurricane Relief - Internet bidstart 11/22 on November 30th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Online bidstart 11/21 on November 28th: 97.78%
Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions. Books and Prints, Part II on November 25th: 64.33%
Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions. Books and Prints, Part I on November 24th: 66.90%
Aguttes. Autograph Books on November 22nd: 51.17%
Morton Subastas. Books, Documents and Photographs on November 28th: 31.62%
Christies. Rare Books and Manuscripts on November 28th: 50.00%
Christies. Interiors: Ski Posters on November 28th: 81.08%
Sothebys. Music Manuscripts on November 28th: 64.86%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on November 24th: 83.33%
Dorotheum . Autographs, Manuscripts and Certificates on November 27th: 72.08%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on November 28th: 94.19%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 10/29 on November 26th: 82.22%
Treadway Toomey Auctions. Objects Online Only - part one of the Wilbert & Marilyn Hasbrouck collection - books, prints on October 25th: 68.89%
Ader. PrModern Prints: Henri M. Petiet - 50th and Last Sale chez Ader on November 26th: 94.43%
Ader. Modern Prints: Henri M. Petiet - 50th and Last Sale chez Ader on November 25th: 94.64%
OSENAT. The Empire, Historical Memories on November 19th: 75.56%
RR Auction. Space Exploration - Internet bidstart 11/9 on November 16th: 81.59%
Clars Auction Gallery. Antiques, Asian and Fine Arts: Prints on November 18th: 77.71%
Stockholms Auktionsverk. Rare Books, Maps and Manuscripts on November 21st: 73.64%
Purcell Auctioneers. Autumn Irish Interest Books on November 15th: 78.35%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 11/19 on November 26th: 98.40%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 11/19 on November 26th: 99.30%

 

For the week ahead 40 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Dec. 4th
Artcurial. Paris. Books and Manuscripts. 260 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 88 lots

Tue. Dec. 5th
Swann Galleries. New York. Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books. 431 lots
Aguttes. Neuilly-sur-Seine . Manuscripts, Ancient and Modern Books, Old Papers. 177 lots
Sothebys. London. Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts and Continental and Russian Books. 191 lots
Tajan. Paris. Books and Manuscripts. 410 lots
Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers. Kilkenny. Rare Books. 706 lots
Christies. New York. Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts, Including Americana. 251 lots
Dorotheum . Vienna. Books and Decorative Prints. 382 lots
Bonhams. New York. Modern and Contemporary Prints and Multiples. 130 lots
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Lee's Summit . Autographs/Animation Art. 77 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Online bidstart 11/28. 494 lots

Wed. Dec. 6th
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Photography. 334 lots
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Chicago. Fine Books and Manuscripts. 398 lots
PIASA. Paris. Editions. 71 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. Fine Autographs & Artifacts - Internet bidstart 11/17. 503 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Fine Books, Western Manuscripts and Works on Paper. 491 lots
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Hudson. Photography Online. 91 lots
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Western and Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures. 148 lots
Heritage Auctions. Hong Kong. HKINF World Currency Signature Auction. 848 lots
Moreshet Auctions. Jerusalem. Judaica: Books and Manuscripts. 263 lots
Bonhams. New York. History of Science and Technology. 114 lots
Bonhams. New York. Voices of the 20th Century. 128 lots
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Fashion: Vintage and Photography. 72 lots
Tajan. Paris. Limited Editions. 99 lots
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Photography. 325 lots

Thu. Dec. 7th
Rossini. Paris. Bibliophilia and Autographs. 156 lots
Christies. New York. RUSSIAN AMERICA AND POLAR EXPLORATION: HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE MARTIN GREENE LIBRARY. 421 lots
One Of Kind Collectibles. Coral Gables. Rare Collectible - Internet bidstart 11/17. 270 lots

Fri. Dec. 8th
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. Ancient and Modern Books. 68 lots

Sat. Dec. 9th
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Prints and Multiples. 175 lots
Michaans Auctions. Alameda, CA . Gallery Auction - Books, Prints, Photographs. 49 lots
Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen. 75172 Pforzheim. Rare Books and Fine Prints. 721 lots
Heritage Auctions. Beverly Hills. Animation Art. 1045 lots
National Book Auctions. Ithaca. Books.
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Cleveland. Fine and Decorative Arts - Prints. 381 lots

Sun. Dec. 10th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 12/3.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 12/3.
Michael Treloar. Adelaide SA. Rare Books.
Mossgreen. Woollahra NSW. Collectors’ Cars & Automobilia – Featuring the Ferguson Collection of Motorsport Posters.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

December Week One 2017

  • <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>Forum Auctions: Private Press, Illustrated Books and Modern First Editions. January 30, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Wilde (Oscar). <i>The Sphinx,</i> one of only 25 large paper copies, illustrations and original pictorial vellum, 1894. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> King (Jessie Marion, 1875-1949). The Lament, pen and black ink on vellum. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Leger (Fernand). <i>Cirque,</i> one of 300 copies, Paris, Teriade, 1950. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Private Press, Illustrated Books and Modern First Editions. January 30, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Picasso (Pablo).- Reverdy (Pierre). <i>Sable Mouvant,</i> one of 255 copies signed by the artist, Paris, Louis Broder, 1966. £8,000 to £12,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Joyce (James). <i>Ulysses,</i> one of only 250 copies signed by both the author and artist, 6 etchings by Matisse, New York, Limited Editions Club, 1935. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Golden Cockerel Press.- <i>Four Gospels of the Lord Jesus Christ (The),</i> one of 500 copies, wood-engravings by Eric Gill, Laurence Hodson's copy, 1931. £5,000 to £7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Private Press, Illustrated Books and Modern First Editions. January 30, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Camus (Albert). <i>The Stranger,</i> first American edition, signed presentation inscription from the author, New York, 1946. £5,000 to £7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Greenhill (Elizabeth, binder).- Flint (Sir William Russell). <i>In Pursuit: An Autobiography,</i> limited edition signed by Francis Russell Flint, 1969. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Cranach Press.- Shakespeare (William). <i>The Tragedie of Hamlet Prince of Denmarke,</i> one of 300 copies, Janet Leeper's copy signed by Edward Gordon Craig, 1930. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Private Press, Illustrated Books and Modern First Editions. January 30, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Gray (John). <i>Silverpoints,</i> first edition, one of 25 large paper copies, initials and original vellum bidning designed by Charles Ricketts, 1893. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Kelmscott Press.- Design for the frontispiece to 'A Dream of John Ball', pen & black ink over pencil and heightened with Chinese white, 1892. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Crowder (Henry). <i>Henry Music…</i> Poems by Nancy Cunard, Richard Aldington, Walter Lowenfels…, first and only edition, one of 100 copies signed by Crowder and additionally inscribed by him, 1930. £1,500 to £2,000
  • <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
  • <b>Bonhams: The Medical & Scientific Library of W. Bruce Fye. New York, March 11, 2019</b>
    <b>Bonhams NY, Mar 11:</b> VESALIUS, ANDREAS. 1514-1564. <i>De humani corporis fabrica libri septem.</i> Basel: Johannes Oporinus, June 1543. $300,000 to $500,000
    <b>Bonhams NY, Mar 11:</b> HARVEY, WILLIAM. 1578-1657. <i>De motu cordis & sanguinis in animalibus Anatomica Exercitatio.</i> Leiden: Joannis Maire, 1639. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams NY, Mar 11:</b> BERENGARIO DA CARPI, GIACOMO. 1460-1530. <i>Isagogae breves perlucide ac uberrimae in Anatomiam humani corporis.</i> Bologna: Benedictus Hectoris, 15 July 1523. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Bonhams NY, Mar 11:</b> FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN. 1706-1790. <i>Experiments and Observations on Electricity, made at Philadelphia in America…</i> London, 1769. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams NY, Mar 11:</b> BENIVIENI, ANTONIO. 1443-1502. <i>De abditis nonnullis ac mirandis morborum et sanationum causis.</i>Florence: Filippo Giunta, 1507. $8,000 to $12,000
  • <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
  • <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.