• <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Macbeth: A Tragedy.</i> London, 1673. FIRST SEPARATE AND FIRST QUARTO EDITION. THE CHARLTON HESTON COPY. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. <i>In Our Time.</i> Paris, 1924. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. <i>Fanshawe, A Tale.</i> Boston, 1828. FIRST EDITION OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> THOREAU, HENRY DAVID. <i>Walden; Or, Life in the Woods.</i> Boston, 1854. FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies.</i> London, 1685. THE FOURTH FOLIO, Brewster/Bentley issue. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> STEIG, WILLIAM. Original maquette and 58 finished drawings for <i>The Agony in the Kindergarten,</i> one of Steig's most important books. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> VERNE, JULES. <i>A Journey to the Centre of the Earth.</i> New York & London, 1872. FIRST EDITION, RARE AMERICAN ISSUE, with Scribner & Welford cancel title. $5,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> KING, STEPHEN. <i>Carrie.</i> New York, 1974. INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION, OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE MACINTOSH PROTOTYPE. 1983. The earliest known Macintosh with "Twiggy" drive, one of only two known working machines. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> PLATO. <i>Timaeus</i> [AND] <i>Critias</i> [from Ficini's 1484 Opera]. A LANDMARK OF SCIENTIFIC THOUGHT. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> LOVELACE, AUGUSTA ADA. Sketch of the Analytical Engine Invented by Charles Babbage Esq. London, 1843. FIRST EDITION, JOURNAL ISSUE, MOST IMPORTANT PAPER IN EARLY DIGITAL COMPUTING. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE-1 COMPUTER. Signed by Steve Wozniak, used in development of Apple II. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. 1809-1882. <i>On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection.</i> London, 1859. FIRST EDITION. $80,000 to $120,000.
  • <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> [Peter I, Tsar]. <i>Simboly i emblemata ukazom i blagopovedenii imperatora Petra Alekseevicha [Symbola et emblemata jussu atque auspiciis Petri Alexeidis].</i> Amsterdam, 1705. £30,000 to £40,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> Charlemagne, Adolf. Benefice d'Adieu de Madame Naptal. [St Petersburg: 16th February 1873]. £30,000 to £40,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> [Military. Album.] [An album of drawings of weapons and their accessories, drawn from nature by the Second Cadets Corps.] St Petersburg, 1800. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> Pushkin, Alexander. <i>Evgenii Onegin.</i> St Petersburg: Dep. of Public Education, 1825-1832. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> Sumarokov, Pavel. <i>Dosugi krymskogo sud’i ili vtoroe puteshestvie v Tavridu. [The Leisure of a Crimean Judge or a Second Tour to Tauris].</i> St Petersburg: Imperial Press, 1803-5. £50,000 to £80,000

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Rare Book Hub: 32 Auctions Archived, another 34 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday, 23 June 2018, 32 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 9 denominated in euros, 5 in British pounds, and 18 in US dollars.  Turnover was $21,131,191 as 11,107 lots were offered and 9,056 sold for an 82% success rate.  It was another strong week.

 

3 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 


AguttesAguttes Neuilly 2 • ORIGIN (S) • WRITING IN THE MIDDLE AGES AND RENAISSANCE on June 17th: $11,614,137 
BonhamsFine Books and Manuscripts on June 20th: $1,733,833 
Heritage AuctionsAnimation Art on June 17th: $1,416,432 



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

Leland Little AuctionsA Single-Owner Collection of Cypriot History & Culture on June 15th: 1235.19% 
AguttesAguttes Neuilly 2 • ORIGIN (S) • WRITING IN THE MIDDLE AGES AND RENAISSANCE on June 17th: 145.05% 
Keys Fine Arts AuctioneersBooks, Maps, Prints and Ephemera on June 15th: 144.82% 
OSENAT20th Century Spirit on May 26th: 142.27% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsThe Magic Collection of David Baldwin, Part II on June 16th: 106.44% 
BonhamsFine Books and Manuscripts on June 20th: 104.70% 
Christian Hesse AuktionenSpring Auction - Books, Autographs, Prints on May 26th: 104.10% 
Bruun RasmussenBooks and Manuscripts on June 19th: 101.21% 


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

Leland Little AuctionsImportant Summer Auction on June 16th: 100.00% 
Leland Little AuctionsA Single-Owner Collection of Cypriot History & Culture on June 15th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 6/10 on June 17th: 99.48% 
Heritage AuctionsAnimation Art on June 17th: 99.30% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 6/10 on June 17th: 96.42% 
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 6/12 on June 19th: 95.28% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on June 16th: 95.00% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsGambling Memorabilia - Books, Cards, Ephemera on May 19th: 94.30% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsThe Magic Collection of David Baldwin, Part II on June 16th: 92.43% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 5/20 on June 17th: 91.95% 
Swann GalleriesRevolutionary & Presidential Americana from the Collection of William Wheeler III on June 21st: 89.96% 
Bruun RasmussenBooks and Manuscripts on June 19th: 89.71% 
BonhamsFine Books and Manuscripts on June 20th: 87.50% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsSpring Magic Auction - Books, Posters, Prints, Letters, Photos on April 28th: 85.90% 
OSENAT20th Century Spirit on May 26th: 85.71% 
AguttesAguttes Neuilly 2 • ORIGIN (S) • WRITING IN THE MIDDLE AGES AND RENAISSANCE on June 17th: 84.44% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPrinted Books, Maps and Documents on June 20th: 83.56% 
Keys Fine Arts AuctioneersBooks, Maps, Prints and Ephemera on June 15th: 81.70% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on June 19th: 81.44% 
Clars Auction GalleryJune 17th Fine Art - Prints on June 17th: 80.56% 

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Aguttes HEURES PETAU LIVRE D'HEURES À L'USAGE DE ROME on June 17th Actual price: USD $4,976,400.
  2. Aguttes GRANDES HEURES DE GALEAZZO MARIA SFORZA LIVRE D'HEURES, À L'USAGE DE ROME on June 17th Actual price: USD $2,563,600.
  3. Aguttes CANZONIERE; TRIOMPHES;LEONARDO BRUNI, VITA PETRARCAE; PETRARQUE, NOTES SUR LAURE on June 17th Actual price: USD $693,680.
  4. Aguttes EPISTRES D'OVIDE (TRADUCTION DE CINQ DES HÉROIDES D'OVIDE) [SUIVI DE] TROIS POÈMES (L'EPITAFFE DE FEUE MADAME DE BALSAC on June 17th Actual price: USD $678,600.
  5. Aguttes LIVRE D'HEURES (À L'USAGE DE PARIS) on June 17th Actual price: USD $377,000.
  6. Aguttes ATLAS NAUTIQUE DE LA MÉDITERRANÉE COMPORTANT 10 CARTES MARINES on June 17th Actual price: USD $301,600.
  7. Artcurial Correspondance illustrée à une jeune femme : manuscrit autographe signé et aquarelles originales. on June 16th Actual price: USD $278,980.
  8. Aguttes CATHOLICON MAYENCE, COMPOSÉ PAR JOHANNES GUTENBERG, on June 17th Actual price: USD $241,882.
  9. Aguttes PARZIVAL [STRASBOURG], [JOHANN MENTELIN], 1477ET ESCHENBACH (WOLFRAM VON) (PSEUDO-) [ALBRECHT VON SCHARFENBERG]TITUREL on June 17th Actual price: USD $219,893.
  10. Christian Hesse Auktionen Eigenhändiges Manuskript »Skizze zur Einleitung für Richard und Samuel«. [Prag, 14. XI.1911]. Ein gefalztes Doppelblatt und ein Einzelblatt, beide beidseitig beschrieben, zusammen sechs Seiten. on May 26th Actual price: USD $208,800.
  11. Aguttes DECAMERONE [SUIVI DE] HIERONYMUS SQARZAFICUS: VITA DI BOCCACCIO (EN ITALIEN) on June 17th Actual price: USD $197,903.
  12. Aguttes LE RECUEIL DES HYSTOIRES TROYENNES on June 17th Actual price: USD $175,914.
  13. Aguttes Le premier [-second] volume de Vincent Miroir hystorial [suivi de] Le troisiesme [-quatriesme... -cinquiesme] volume de vincent miroir hystorial.Paris, Nicolas Couteau pour Jean Petit, Galliot du Pré, Gilles de Gourmont, 16 mars 1531. on June 17th Actual price: USD $161,255.
  14. Bonhams The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life on June 20th Actual price: USD $138,600.
  15. Aguttes CHARTE IMPÉRIALE DE L'ABBAYE DE CORBIE En latin, manuscrit sur parchemin, on June 17th Actual price: USD $120,640.
  16. Aguttes GENEALOGIAE DEORUM GENTILIUM [DE LA GÉNÉALOGIE DES DIEUX]VENISE, VINDELINUS DE SPIRA, 1472 on June 17th Actual price: USD $109,946.
  17. Bonhams 23 photographs, chiefly of India on June 20th Actual price: USD $92,400.
  18. Aguttes DE CLARIS MULIERIBUS [DES FEMMES CÉLÈBRES] ED. ALBERTUS DE PLACENTIA ET AUGUSTINUS DE CASALI MAIORI on June 17th Actual price: USD $92,355.
  19. Bonhams A Map of the British Empire in America, with the French and Spanish Settlements Adjacent Thereto on June 20th Actual price: USD $90,750.
  20. Aguttes Lettre signée «Jehan», Windsor 26 novembre, à son fils on June 17th Actual price: USD $88,972.
  21. Aguttes Essais de Messire Michel Seigneur de Montaigne, Chevalier de l'Ordre du Roy, & Gentil-homme ordinaire de sa Chambre, Maire & Gouverneur de Bourdeaus. on June 17th Actual price: USD $83,559.
  22. Aguttes HYPNEROTOMACHIA POLIPHILI, UBI HUMANA OMNIA NON NISI SOMNIUM ESSE DOCET, ATQUE OBITER PLURIMA SCITU SANE QUAM DIGNA COMMEMORAT.VENISE, ALDE MANUCE, DÉCEMBRE 1499 on June 17th Actual price: USD $80,627.
  23. Bonhams Harry Potter & the Philosopher's Stone on June 20th Actual price: USD $74,250.
  24. Aguttes LIVRE D'HEURES (À L'USAGE DE PARIS) on June 17th Actual price: USD $70,876.
  25. Winner's Auctions Ltd Very Large Manuscript. Halachic Decisions Organized per the Arba Turim and Other Works. 16th Century Italy on June 19th Actual price: USD $70,760.



32 total sales reported this week:

Swann Galleries. Revolutionary & Presidential Americana from the Collection of William Wheeler III on June 21st: 89.96%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps and Documents on June 20th: 83.56%
Lyon and Turnbull. Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Photography on June 19th: 73.50%
Aguttes. Aguttes Neuilly 2 • ORIGIN (S) • WRITING IN THE MIDDLE AGES AND RENAISSANCE on June 17th: 84.44%
OSENAT. Automobilia on June 17th: 64.81%
Clars Auction Gallery. June 17th Fine Art - Prints on June 17th: 80.56%
Bonhams. Fine Books and Manuscripts on June 20th: 87.50%
Potter and Potter Auctions. Gambling Memorabilia - Books, Cards, Ephemera on May 19th: 94.30%
Potter and Potter Auctions. The Magic Collection of David Baldwin, Part II on June 16th: 92.43%
Artcurial. Aristophil Collections: Postal History - Heros of Aviation on June 16th: 18.42%
Leland Little Auctions. Important Summer Auction on June 16th: 100.00%
Leland Little Auctions. A Single-Owner Collection of Cypriot History & Culture on June 15th: 100.00%
Kestenbaum and Company. Judaica - Books, Manuscripts, Letters on June 14th: 54.11%
Bruun Rasmussen. Books and Manuscripts on June 19th: 89.71%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on June 19th: 81.44%
Chiswick Auctions. Modern First Editions, Illustrated Books & Limited Editions on May 30th: 76.11%
Winner's Auctions Ltd. Letters by A. Einstein and Other Illustrious Personalities on June 19th: 69.30%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 6/12 on June 19th: 95.28%
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 4/19 on April 26th: 52.22%
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 6/7 PREVIEW on June 14th: 39.64%
Aste Bolaffi. Rare Books and Autographs on June 14th: 74.64%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 5/20 on June 17th: 91.95%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 6/10 on June 17th: 96.42%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on June 16th: 95.00%
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Books, Maps, Prints and Ephemera on June 15th: 81.70%
Pierre Berge and Associes. Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints and Photographs on June 14th: 36.36%
Christian Hesse Auktionen. Spring Auction - Books, Autographs, Prints on May 26th: 69.63%
OSENAT. 20th Century Spirit on May 26th: 85.71%
Potter and Potter Auctions. Spring Magic Auction - Books, Posters, Prints, Letters, Photos on April 28th: 85.90%
Clars Auction Gallery. Art - PrintsJune 16th Fine Art, Furniture, Asian Art, Jewelry Auction - Prints, Photos, Books on June 16th: 73.60%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 6/10 on June 17th: 99.48%
Heritage Auctions. Animation Art on June 17th: 99.30%

 

For the week ahead 34 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Jun. 25th
Winter Associates. Plainville, CT . Americana, Nautical, ... Prints and Books. 24 lots
Mayfair Book Auctions. Mayfair, London. The first Mayfair Book Auctions sale, comprising architecture, natural history, travel, religion, hi. 70 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Treasures from Pacific Shores: Numismatics, Mining, & Americana - Day 4. 637 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 75 lots

Tue. Jun. 26th
Bonhams. London. Prints and Multiples. 164 lots
ALDE. Paris. Autographs, Letters and Manuscripts. 248 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Editions and Works on Paper. 249 lots
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Chadds Ford, PA . Summer Quarterly Auction - Prints. 45 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Treasures from Pacific Shores: Numismatics, Mining, & Americana - Day 5. 555 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 6/19. 434 lots

Wed. Jun. 27th
Dorotheum . Vienna. Books and Decorative Prints. 496 lots
Heritage Auctions. Hong Kong. HKINF World Currency Signature Auction. 728 lots
Thomson Roddick Auctioneers & Valuers. Carlisle. Antiquarian and Collectable Books. 268 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Artsy: Modern Icons. 26 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Auction of Ancient and Contemporary Books from the Collection of a Bibliophile.

Thu. Jun. 28th
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper.
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Art & Illustration, with Asian & Asian-American Material. 364 lots
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Photography.
PosterConnection Inc.. Clayton. Affordable Posters. 329 lots
Soler Y Llach. Barcelona. Books, Maps and Manuscripts. 985 lots
Robert Siegel Galleries. New York. LIVE INTERNET BIDDING AT STAMP AUCTION NETWORK The Kilbourne Collection of CSA Stamps and Postal Hi. 367 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. The Significant Letter Collection of Victor Niederhoffer - Internet bidstart 6/22. 132 lots
Alaska Auction. Anchorage. Books, Prints, Photographs.

Fri. Jun. 29th
Neret Minet and Tessier. Paris. Exhibition Posters.

Sat. Jun. 30th
OSENAT. FONTAINEBLEAU. Historical Books. 71 lots
Vermot de Pas. Paris. Comic Strips, Original Plates and Japanese Animation. 982 lots
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Prints and Multiples.
Goldberg Coins and Collectibles. LOS ANGELES. Collectibles, Space Memorabilia. 665 lots
Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen. 75172 Pforzheim. Rare Books. 4290 lots
North American Auction Company. Bozeman. Montana Saddlery, Western, Bear Trap & Antique Auction. 69 lots

Sun. Jul. 1st
OSENAT. FONTAINEBLEAU. The Empire, Historical Memories. 55 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 6/3. 200 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 6/24.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 6/24.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <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 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.
  • <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>J. Itten, <i>Utopia,</i> 1921. Est: € 2,000