• <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>Latin and French Book of Hours, around 1490. Est: € 20,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br> P. Goos, <i>Le Grand Miroir de la Mer,</i> 1669. Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>L. Feininger, Letter with woodcuts, 1920. Est: € 25,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>Latin Bible manuscript, 12th century. Est: € 20,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>M. E. Bloch, <i>Naturgeschichte der Fische,</i> 1782-95. Est: € 40,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>M. Chagall, <i>Daphnis & Chloé,</i> 1961. Est: € 90,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>L. J. Waghenaer, <i>Speculum nauticum,</i> 1586. Est: € 180,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>P. J. de Pannemaeker, Collection of orig. watercolors, 1878-1887.<br>Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>G. Klimt, <i>Das Werk,</i> 1918.<br>Est: € 15,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br><i>Livro dos prestimonios,</i> Manuscript, 1665. Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>W. Kandinsky, <i>Klänge,</i> 1913.<br>Est: € 18,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>J. Miró in J. Cassou, <i>Vingt-deux poémes,</i> 1978. Est: € 8,000
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Music, Continental Books<br>and Medieval Manuscripts<br>24 Nov. – 1 Dec. 2020<br>Online</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b><br>F. Schubert. Autograph letter to his brother Ferdinand, 4 pages, Zseliz, 1818. £80,000 to £120,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b><br>L. v. Beethoven. Fine autograph letter to his librettist Friedrich Treitschke, about their planned opera, 1815. £70,000 to £90,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b> Hermann Hesse, Highly important series of 62 letters and postcards to Stefan Zweig, 1903-1938. £60,000 to £80,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Music, Continental Books<br>and Medieval Manuscripts<br>24 Nov. – 1 Dec. 2020<br>Online</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b> Book of Hours, Use of Reims, illuminated manuscript on vellum [France, late 15th century]. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b> Armenian gospel book, illuminated manuscript on vellum, seventeenth century, tooled calf binding. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b><br>C. Goldoni. Ten autograph letters signed to the Genoese nobleman Cristoforo Spinola, Venice 1742-1743. £7,000 to £9,000.
  • <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>December Sale<br>December 5, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> SHERBURNE, BRANTZ, and WIRGMAN. The Original Drawings of the First Modern Scientific Survey of the Patapsco River and Chesapeake Bay. $350,000 to $500,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> LAFON, Barthelemy. The Earliest Comprehensive Survey of Louisiana and its Adjacent Regions. $350,000 to $450,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> Giacomo GASTALDI. The Most Important Renaissance Wall Map of Asia Published in the 16th Century – with all four sheets having full margins. $300,000 to $400,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>December Sale<br>December 5, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> CAO, Junyi. The Most Important Map of China to Come to Market in 50 Years. One of only three known copies of the last Ming Dynasty world map. $325,000 to $375,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> ORTELIUS, Abraham. Ortelius Atlas Spanish 1588 Magnificently Rich Original Hand Color in Full. $225,000 to $350,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> An Exceptionally Fine and Historically Important Manuscript Map Showing the Origins of Texas in the 19th Century. $250,000 to $350,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>December Sale<br>December 5, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> PRICE, William and BONNER, John. Map of Boston 1769. $225,000 to $325,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> John James AUDUBON. Audubon’s Brilliant Icon, That Has Never Been Equaled for Drama. $150,000 to $250,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> Pierre-Joseph REDOUTE. Original Watercolor, Red Lily. $175,000 to $250,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>December Sale<br>December 5, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> John James AUDUBON. The Most Famous Image of a Bird in All of History. $150,000 to $200,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> Martin WALDSEEMULLER. The Finest Example in Existence of Martin Waldseemuller’s Map of the New World, with Spectacular Full Original Color. $150,000 to $200,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> GORDON, Peter. The First State of the First View of Savannah: The Template for American Urban Planning. $100,000 to $150,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Oscar Wilde, <i>“The secret of life is in Art,”</i> autograph quotation dated and signed, 1882. Sold for $15,600.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>Manhattan Gay Scene Guide 1969, Summer Edition,</i> Mattachine Book Service. Sold for $3,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Toyen, pen & ink illustration from <i>Marquis de Sade: Justina cili prokletí ctnosti,</i> 1932. Sold for $26,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Antonio Lopez, 9 men’s fashion studies, graphite, 1974. Sold for $6,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Harvey Milk, 2 autograph letters signed, to Pat Mormon, during US Navy service, 1954. Sold for $2,210.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Daniel Abraham, original art for <i>Stonewall Romances,</i> pen, ink & gouache, 1979. Sold for $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> David Wojnarowicz, <i>Untitled (Genet with Dog),</i> mixed media collage. Sold for $27,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Susie Gaynes & Amy E. Bartell, <i>March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights,</i> 1987. Sold for $1,188.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>Paris is Burning,</i> photo offset poster by Anne Dutlinger, signed by film director Jennie Livingston, 1991. Sold for $1,500.

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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

  • <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 1st<br>Antique and modern prints,<br>drawings and paintings</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 2nd<br>Photographs, autographs, musical works and manuscripts</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 3rd<br>Books from XV to XX Century</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 3rd<br>Mathematics books</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 3rd<br>Art books from Salvador Dalí<br>& others</b>
  • <center><b>Firsts Online Rare Book Fair<br> 27 November to 2 December<br><br> Presented by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association</b>
  • <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Christmas Rare Books<br>& Collectors’ Sale<br>9 December 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Joyce (James), <i>Ulysses,</i> 4to, Paris: (Shakespeare & Co.) 1922, First Edn. €7,000 to €9,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Of the Utmost Rarity with Swift Association. Harward (Michael). <i>Philomath. A New Almanack for the Year of Our Lord,</i> 1666. €6,000 to €9,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> With Full Complement of Hand Coloured & Other Plates. Rosellini (Ippolito). <i>Monumenti dell Egitto e della Nubia,</i> Vols. I, II, & III Plate Volumes only. €5,000 to €7,000.
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Christmas Rare Books<br>& Collectors’ Sale<br>9 December 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> With Magnificent Hand Coloured Plates. [Bivort, Debabay, & others] <i>Annales de Pomologie,</i> 8 vols., folio, Brussels, 1853-1861. €4,000 to €6,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> With Very Fine Coloured Plates & Illustrations. Barbier (George) Vogel (Lucien) & others, <i>Gazette du Bon Ton - Arts-modes et frivolities, </i> 1914 to 1922. €4,000 to €6,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> “I have seen War... I hate War," Signed Presentation Copy to William C. Bullitt, Roosevelt (Franklin D.) August 14, 1936. €3,000 to €4,000.
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Christmas Rare Books<br>& Collectors’ Sale<br>9 December 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Victorian Hostess & Horticulturist. An Important Collection Relating to Lady Dorothy Nevill (1826-1913). €2,500 to €3,200.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Fine Original Portrait Photos of The O'Brien Ladies by Margaret Cameron. Two black and white Photos, each 8" x 10". €1,200 to €1,800.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> James Hume Nesbitt Illustrations: A collection of twelve pen and ink Drawings and Etchings intended for publication as book of illustrations for his thriller novels. €800 to €1,200.
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Christmas Rare Books<br>& Collectors’ Sale<br>9 December 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Attributed to Kitagawa Utamavo (1753-1806). A pair of attractive colourful woodblock prints, of Court Ladies in decorative robes with numerous stamps and script. €800 to €1,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Contemporaneous Notes from Captain Cook's Voyage Travel: [Anon] <i>Voyage to the South Sea by Mr. Banks, Mr. Parkinson and Dr. Solender, with Capt. Cooke,</i> a 7 page m/ss document. €700 to €1,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Very Rare First U.K. Edition with Yellow Paper Band. Herbert (Frank). <i>Dune,</i> 8vo London (Victor Gollancz Ltd.) 1966. €500 to €700.
  • <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>Live Online<br>2 December 2020</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Rackham (Arthur). 'The Skein', original pen, ink and watercolour drawing. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Vico (Giambattista). <i>Principj di una scienza nuova,</i> FIRST EDITION, Felice Mosca, Naples,1725. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> <i>Bauerkeller's New Embossed Plan of London,</i> first edition, Ackermann & Co., 1841. £1,800 to £2,200.
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>Live Online<br>2 December 2020</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Bible, English, Coverdale's Version, J. Nycolson, Southwark, [1535]. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Johnson (Samuel). <i>A Dictionary of the English Langauge,</i> 2 vol., fourth edition revised by the author, folio, 1773. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Orwell (George). <i>The Road to Wigan Pier,</i> first public edition, 8vo., Victor Gollancz, 1937. £1,500 to £2,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Rowling (J. K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> FIRST EDITION, first printing 1997. £6,000 to £8,000.
  • <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> <i>All-Negro Comics</i> Issue #1, 1947. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Early Memoir of a Black Hairdresser, 1859. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> First Edition <i>Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, An African,</i> 1782. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Bessie Coleman Aero News Vol. 1 Issue 1, May 1930, Signed by William J. Powell. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Book of Poetry and Music by Formerly Illiterate Author Thomas Young, 1897. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Cabinet Card of 24th Infantryman, Tombstone, Arizona Territory, circa 1882. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> James Baldwin Portrait by Carl Van Vechten, 1955. $3,500 to $4,500.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> <i>The Pacific Appeal</i> Newspaper, San Francisco, 1877. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Only Known Copy <i>Spreading Joy,</i> Uplift History of African Americans in Los Angeles, 1937. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> 1940 Los Angeles <i>The Official Central Avenue District Directory.</i> $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> GRÉGOIRE, Henri (French, 1750-1831). <i>An Enquiry Concerning the Intellectual and Moral Faculties, and Literature of Negroes,</i> First American Edition, 1810. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> 1893 Indian Territory Album with Images of Tacky Grayson. $4,000 to $6,000.