• <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.
  • <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

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Rare Book Hub: 26 Auctions Archived, another 39 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday 13 October 2018 24 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 8 denominated in euros, 1 in British pounds, and 15 in US dollars.  Turnover was $11,807,382 as 6,218 lots were offered and 4,842 sold for a 78% success rate.

 

For the week ahead 39 auctions are scheduled.

 

3 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

SothebysLibrary R. & BL VII, 19th century (1840-1898). Original editions - Journals - Letters and autograph on October 9th: $3,998,624 
ChristiesPhotographs on October 5th: $3,297,563 
ChristiesAn American Journey: The Diann G. and Thomas A. Mann Collection of Photographic Masterworks on October 5th: $2,470,000 



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

Binoche et Giquello19TH CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE MIDDLE-EAST AND ETHNIC JEWELLERY - ONLINE AUCTION - bidstart 9/18 on October 1st: 286.99% 
De Baecque and AssociesPosters - Prints on October 5th: 142.08% 
SothebysLibrary R. & BL VII, 19th century (1840-1898). Original editions - Journals - Letters and autograph on October 9th: 119.05% 

  

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Christies Identical twins, Roselle, N.J., 1966 on October 5th Actual price: USD $732,500.
  2. Sothebys LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE À SA SŒUR ISABELLE, SIGNÉE, DATÉE MARSEILLE LE 10 JUILLET 1891 on October 9th Actual price: USD $465,750.
  3. Christies Woman in Moroccan Palace (Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn), Marrakech, 1951 on October 5th Actual price: USD $372,500.
  4. Christies Memphis, 1972 on October 5th Actual price: USD $372,500.
  5. Christies The Terminal, New York, 1893 on October 5th Actual price: USD $225,000.
  6. Sothebys LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE À SA MÈRE ET À SA SŒUR, SIGNÉE RIMBAUD, DATÉE MARSEILLE VENDREDI 23 MAI 1891 [SIC POUR LE JEUDI 21 MAI 1891], on October 9th Actual price: USD $201,250.
  7. Christies Pepper No. 30, 1930 on October 5th Actual price: USD $187,500.
  8. Christies White Angel Bread Line, San Francisco, 1933 on October 5th Actual price: USD $175,000.
  9. Christies Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California, 1936 on October 5th Actual price: USD $162,500.
  10. Sothebys LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE SIGNÉE À SA FAMILLE, DATÉE DE ADEN LE 10 SEPTEMBRE 1884. on October 9th Actual price: USD $143,750.
  11. Sothebys [LE TOMBEAU D’EDGAR POE]. POÈME AUTOGRAPHE SIGNÉ DU MONOGRAMME SM [VERS 1889], AVEC ENVOI À EDMUND GOSSE on October 9th Actual price: USD $126,500.
  12. Sothebys LES CHANTS DE MALDOROR. on October 9th Actual price: USD $126,500.
  13. Christies Magnolia Blossom, 1925 on October 5th Actual price: USD $125,000.
  14. Christies Allie Mae Burroughs, Hale County, Alabama, 1936 on October 5th Actual price: USD $125,000.
  15. Christies Fort Peck Dam, Montana, 1936 on October 5th Actual price: USD $125,000.
  16. Sothebys [AURÉLIA]. MANUSCRIT AUTOGRAPHE, on October 9th Actual price: USD $117,875.
  17. Christies Nude, 1934 on October 5th Actual price: USD $112,500.
  18. Christies Roadside Stand near Birmingham, Alabama, 1936 on October 5th Actual price: USD $112,500.
  19. Christies Industrial Study No. 2, 1935 on October 5th Actual price: USD $106,250.
  20. Christies Two Sisters, 1928 on October 5th Actual price: USD $100,000.
  21. Christies Jpeg NY06, 2005 on October 5th Actual price: USD $81,250.
  22. Christies Frozen Foods, New York, 1977 on October 5th Actual price: USD $81,250.
  23. Christies Blind Woman, New York, 1916 on October 5th Actual price: USD $75,000.
  24. Sothebys LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE À SA SŒUR ISABELLE, SIGNÉE RD, DATÉE MARSEILLE 29 JUIN . on October 9th Actual price: USD $71,875.
  25. Sothebys LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE À SA SŒUR ISABELLE, SIGNÉE RIMBAUD, DATÉE MARSEILLE LE 24 JUIN 1891. on October 9th Actual price: USD $71,875.

 

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

Leland Little Auctions. The Collection of NOA Living presented by Leland Little Auctions and Iron Horse Auction Co. - Poster on October 5th: 100.00%
National Book Auctions. Select Language?? Books and Ephemera – Americana, Indians, Polar Exploration, Civil War, etc. on September 30th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 9/30 on October 7th: 99.33%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 10/2 on October 9th: 98.33%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 9/30 on October 7th: 97.76%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on October 6th: 95.18%
Alaska Auction. Prints, Advertising on October 4th: 95.08%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 9/9 on October 7th: 93.68%
Forum Auctions in Italy. NO RESERVE Online Sale: A Bibliophile's Bibliographic Library on October 10th: 92.93%
Binoche et Giquello. 19TH CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE MIDDLE-EAST AND ETHNIC JEWELLERY - ONLINE AUCTION - bidstart 9/18 on October 1st: 86.54%
De Baecque and Associes. Posters - Prints on October 5th: 84.70%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Maps and Atlases on October 11th: 84.24%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on October 9th: 83.78%
Case Antiques, Inc.. Books, Prints on October 6th: 80.81%


24 total sales reported this week:

RR Auction. Autographs and Artifacts - Internet bidstart 9/26 on October 10th: 62.13%
PBA Galleries. Rare Golf Books & Memorabilia on October 11th: 64.10%
Case Antiques, Inc.. Books, Prints on October 6th: 80.81%
Dorotheum . October Auction - Modern Prints on October 11th: 54.90%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Maps and Atlases on October 11th: 84.24%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 10/2 on October 9th: 98.33%
Binoche et Giquello. 19TH CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE MIDDLE-EAST AND ETHNIC JEWELLERY - ONLINE AUCTION - bidstart 9/18 on October 1st: 86.54%
Forum Auctions in Italy. NO RESERVE Online Sale: A Bibliophile's Bibliographic Library on October 10th: 92.93%
Sothebys. Library R. & BL VII, 19th century (1840-1898). Original editions - Journals - Letters and autograph on October 9th: 71.25%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 9/9 on October 7th: 93.68%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on October 9th: 83.78%
Pandolfini. Works on Paper: 15th-19th Century - Prints on October 3rd: 40.00%
Alaska Auction. Prints, Advertising on October 4th: 95.08%
Christies. Photographs on October 5th: 66.30%
Christies. An American Journey: The Diann G. and Thomas A. Mann Collection of Photographic Masterworks on October 5th: 54.69%
Leland Little Auctions. The Collection of NOA Living presented by Leland Little Auctions and Iron Horse Auction Co. - Poster on October 5th: 100.00%
De Baecque and Associes. Old and Modern Books on September 28th: 51.59%
De Baecque and Associes. Posters - Prints on October 5th: 84.70%
Winter Associates. Prints on October 1st: 78.57%
National Book Auctions. Select Language?? Books and Ephemera – Americana, Indians, Polar Exploration, Civil War, etc. on September 30th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 9/30 on October 7th: 99.33%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 9/30 on October 7th: 97.76%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on October 6th: 95.18%
J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS LLC. Printed Music on October 6th: 22.72%


For the week ahead 39 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Oct. 15th
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 88 lots
Sothebys. New York. Gallison Hall: The James F. Scott Collection. 33 lots

Tue. Oct. 16th
Swann Galleries. New York. Early Printed, Medical, Scientific and Travel Books. 276 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Geography. 193 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 10/9. 720 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Miscellanea. 219 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Literature, Children's Books. 182 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Manuscripts, Incunables, Theology, Paper Antiquities. 283 lots

Wed. Oct. 17th
Chiswick Auctions. London. Printed Books: Travel, Natural History, Sporting & Sciences. 283 lots
ALDE. Paris. Library of an Amateur - Modern Illustrated Books and Bindings. 363 lots
Purcell Auctioneers. Birr. Autumn Book Sale.
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Art and Architecture Around the World. 121 lots
Sothebys. London. The Midas Touch - John Keats Book. 1 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Ed Asner Family Center Fundraiser Internet Comic Art -Online bidstart 10/3. 68 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Collection National Economy and State Philosophy. 1032 lots

Thu. Oct. 18th
Swann Galleries. New York. Artists and Amateurs: Photographs and Photobooks. 432 lots
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Cape Town. Books - Internet Bidstart 10/11. 462 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Fine Literature & Poetry. 558 lots
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. Photographs by Josef Sudek. 142 lots
Charlton Hall. West Columbia, SC. Estates and Private Collections - Day 1. 38 lots
Tajan. Paris. Books and Manuscripts. 183 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Fall Sports Memorabilia. 1530 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Cornucopia of Collectibles.
RR Auction. Amherst. Space and Aviation - Internet bidstart 10/11. 694 lots
Sothebys. New York. Prints and Multiples. 442 lots
Sothebys. Paris. The Collection of Renand-Chapet. 7 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Modern Literature and Art Documentation. 742 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Autographs. 476 lots

Fri. Oct. 19th
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. Autographs/Historic Manuscripts. 217 lots
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Fine and Decorative Arts - Prints, Books, etc.. 107 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Cornucopia of Collectibles- 2018 October Auction - session 2.
Charlton Hall. West Columbia, SC. Estates and Private Collections - Day 2.

Sat. Oct. 20th
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Cleveland. Fine Art - Prints. 182 lots
Potter and Potter Auctions. Chicago. Houdiniana. 244 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Cornucopia of Collectibles- 2018 October Auction - session 3.

Sun. Oct. 21st
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 10/14.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 10/14.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 9/23. 280 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Cornucopia of Collectibles- 2018 October Auction - session 4.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <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>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
  • <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.
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  • <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
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    <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
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    <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
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    <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