• <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>The Collectors’ Sale<br>July 7 – 15, 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> O'Fihely, Maurice Abp. <i>Questiones subtilissme Scoti in metaphysicam Aristotelis</i>, Venice (Octavianus Scoti) 20th November 1497. 8,000 to 12,000 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Pococke (Richard). <i>A Description of the East and some other Countries,</i> 3 vols. in 2, L. (W. Bowyer) 1743. 2,250 to 3,500 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Keogh (John). <i>Botanalogia Universalis Hibernica, or A General Irish Herbal Calculated for this Kingdom, giving an account of the Herbs, Scrubs…</i>, Corke (George Harrison) 1735. 1,000 to 1,500 €
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>The Collectors’ Sale<br>July 7 – 15, 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Perry (Charles). <i>A View of the Levant particularly of Constantinople, Syria, Egypt and Greece,</i> L. (T. Woodward) 1743. 800 to 1,200 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Shaw (Thomas). <i>Travels, or Observations Relating to Several Parts of Barbary and the Levant,</i>, Oxford (The Theatre) 1738. 600 to 700 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> [French (Nicholas) Bishop of Ferns] Attributed, <i>Recit Exact et Fidele de la Vente et Partage du Roiaume d'Irlande Fait Sous Charles II…,</i> Milan (Chez Charles Joseph Quinto) 1724. 500 to 700 €
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>The Collectors’ Sale<br>July 7 – 15, 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> [French (V. Rev.Dr. Nicholas, Bp of Ferns.)] <i>The Unkinde Desertor of Loyall Men and True Frinds,</i> 12mo, n.p. 1676. 500 to 700 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Yeats (W.B.) <i>Plays and Controversies,</i>, N.Y. (The MacMillan Company) 1924, Signed Limited Edn. 500 to 700 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Barrie (J.M.) & Thomson (Hugh) illus. <i>Quality Street, a Comedy in Four Acts,</i> L. (Hodder and Stoughton) 1901, Limited Edition, signed by the artist. 500 to 700 €
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>The Collectors’ Sale<br>July 7 – 15, 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Molyneaux (William). <i>The Case of Ireland's being bound by Acts of Parliament in England Stated,</i> [London 1719]. 200 to 300 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Johnston's (W. & A.) Map of South Africa, to illustrate the Military Operations 1900. 100 to 150 €
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b><br>N.C. Wyeth, <i>The Black Arrow,</i> oil on canvas, for the book by Robert Louis Stevenson, 1916. $150,000 to $250,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b> Laurent de Brunhoff, mixed media color study for <i>Babar’s World Tour,</i> 2005. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b> Hilary Knight, <i>Eloise with Valentine,</i> watercolor, ink & pencil, 2015. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b> Howard Pyle, <i>It was a Comrade from His Own Regiment,</i> oil on canvas, for <i>Harper’s Monthly Magazine,</i> 1909. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b><br>Coby Whitmore, <i>‘Poor baby! You want me so much,’ she said,</i> acrylic, for <i>The Saturday Evening Post,</i> 1968. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b><br>Al Hirschfeld, <i>Charley’s Aunt,</i> pen & ink, for the Broadway revival, <i>The New York Times,</i> 1940. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b><br>Erté, <i>Décor de Laideronnette,</i> gouache set design for third movement of <i>Mother Goose,</i> 1949. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b> Vince McIndoe, <i>Villainous Last Supper, DC Comics,</i> oil on canvas, 2016. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b> Arthur Getz, <i>Rooftop Party,</i> casein tempera, cover illustration for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1970. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Music, Continental Books and Medieval Manuscripts<br>Online Auction 7-14 July
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Isaac Newton. <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica.</i> 280,000 to 350,000 £.
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Johann Sebastian Bach. Two early editions: Fantaisie pour le Clavecin. 1,000 to 1,500 £.
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Mozart. Early edition, in parts, of the Concerto in A for piano and orchestra. 2,000 to 3,000 £.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Music, Continental Books and Medieval Manuscripts<br>Online Auction 7-14 July
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Beethoven. First edition, second issue of the Ninth Symphony op.125. 1,000 to 1,500 £.
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Cervantes. <i>Don Quixote,</i> Barcelona, 1617. 2,000 to 3,000 £.
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Johann Sebastian Bach. Three first and early editions of music for organ. 1,200 to 1,500 £.
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>July 16, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Ptolomaeus (Claudius). <i>Cosmographia,</i> first edition, Vicenza, Hermann Liechtenstein, 13 September 1475. £150,000 to £200,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Schoener (Johann). <i>Opera mathematica,</i> 3 parts in 1, first edition,The Honeyman copy in contemporary binding, Nuremberg, J. Montanus and U. Neuber, 1551. £30,000 to £40,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Lucian of Samosata. <i>Dialogoi, editio princeps,</i> with fine illuminated title-page, Florence, Lorenzo de Alopa, 1496. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>July 16, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Pian (Jean Baptiste de). [Architectural Alphabet], 26 chromolithographs by Leopold Muller after Pian, Vienna, 1842-44. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Rogers (Bruce).- Holy Bible (The)..., one of 200 copies on handmade paper, designed by Bruce Rogers, bound in modern crimson morocco, gilt, Oxford, 1935. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Jenner (Edward). <i>An Inquiry into the Causes and Effects of the Variolae Vaccinae…,</i> first edition, Printed for the Author, by Sampson Low, 1798. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>July 16, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Voyages.- Cook (Capt. James).- Parkinson (Sydney). <i>A Journal of a Voyage to the South Seas, in his Majesty's Ship the Endeavour,</i> second edition, Charles Dilly...& James Phillips, 1784. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> [Clemens (Samuel Langhorne)] "Mark Twain". <i>Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,</i> first edition, first state, New York, Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> [Voight (Hans Henning)], "Alastair". Herod, for 'Salome: Drame en un Acte', original drawing in red & black ink over pencil, [c.1922]. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>July 16, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> James (M.R.) <i>Ghost Stories of an Antiquary,</i> first edition, signed presentation inscription from the author to A.C. Benson, 1904. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Remarque (Erich Maria). <i>All Quiet on the Western Front,</i> first English edition, signed presentation inscription from the author, 1929. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Ashendene Press.- More (Sir Thomas). <i>A Fruteful and Pleasaunt Worke...Utopia,</i> one of 100 copies, bound in black goatskin by J.Franklin Mowery, Ashendene Press, 1906. £3,000 to £4,000.

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Rare Book Hub: 33 Auctions Archived, Another 42 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday 10 November 2018 33 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 10 denominated in euros, 4 in British pounds, and 19 in US dollars.  Turnover was $17,813,717 as 11,793 lots were offered and 9,167 sold for a 78% success rate.  There’s strong interest in the rooms.

 

 

3 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

Heritage AuctionsSpace Exploration Signature Auction Featuring The Armstrong Family Collection Part I on November 3rd: $7,480,903 
ChristiesHiroshi Sugimoto Photographs: The Fossilization of Time on November 8th: $1,377,120 
ChristiesHiroshi Sugimoto Photographs: The Fossilization of Time on November 8th: $1,336,650 
 

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

Heritage AuctionsSpace Exploration Signature Auction Featuring The Armstrong Family Collection Part I on November 3rd: 175.40% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPrinted Books, Maps and Documents on November 7th: 125.76% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on November 6th: 119.20% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsAviation, Military & Maritime History - Prints, Manuscripts, Photographs on November 9th: 111.66% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsMotoring Literature, Automobilia on November 8th: 100.52% 
 
 
Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Heritage Auctions Apollo 11 Lunar Module Flown Spacecraft Identification Plate Display Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty with Photo Certificate. on November 3rd Actual price: USD $468,500.
  2. Christies Sea of Japan, Rebun Island, 1996 on November 8th Actual price: USD $350,550.
  3. Christies Bass Strait, Table Cape, 1997 on November 8th Actual price: USD $309,510.
  4. Heritage Auctions Apollo 11 Lunar Module Flown Piece of the Wright Flyer's Propeller, Flown as Part of the First Successful Powered Flight in History at Kitty Hawk in 1903 as well as the First Manned Lunar Landing in 1969, Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Ce on November 3rd Actual price: USD $275,000.
  5. Heritage Auctions Apollo 11 Lunar Module Flown Piece of the Wright Flyer's Propeller, Flown as Part of the First Successful Powered Flight in History at Kitty Hawk in 1903 as well as the First Manned Lunar Landing in 1969, Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Ce on November 3rd Actual price: USD $275,000.
  6. Heritage Auctions Apollo 11 Flown Largest Size American Flag Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified and Encapsulated by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty. on November 3rd Actual price: USD $275,000.
  7. Heritage Auctions Apollo 1 Lunar Module Flown MS64 NGC Gilt Fliteline MedallionDirectly From The Armstrong Family Collection, Certified and Encapsulated by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty. on November 3rd Actual price: USD $275,000.
  8. Heritage Auctions Apollo 11 Lunar Module Flown Section of the Wright Flyer's Wing Fabric, Position #89, Flown as Part of the First Successful Powered Controlled Flight in History at Kitty Hawk in 1903 as well as the First Manned Lunar Landing in 1969, Directly From The Arm on November 3rd Actual price: USD $175,000.
  9. Christies Church of the Light, 1997 on November 8th Actual price: USD $171,000.
  10. Heritage Auctions Apollo 11 Lunar Module Flown Section of the Wright Flyer's Wing Fabric, Position #6, Flown as Part of the First Successful Powered Controlled Flight in History at Kitty Hawk in 1903 as well as the First Manned Lunar Landing in 1969, Directly From The Arms on November 3rd Actual price: USD $162,500.
  11. Heritage Auctions Apollo 11 Flown Crew-Signed "Type Three" Quarantine Cover, Hand-numbered "N-28" and Certified by Neil Armstrong, Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified and Encapsulated by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty. on November 3rd Actual price: USD $156,250.
  12. Heritage Auctions Apollo 11 Lunar Module Flown Section of the Wright Flyer's Wing Fabric, Position #163, Flown as Part of the First Successful Powered Controlled Flight in History at Kitty Hawk in 1903 as well as the First Manned Lunar Landing in 1969, Directly From The Ar on November 3rd Actual price: USD $150,000.
  13. Christies Brooklyn Bridge, 2001 on November 8th Actual price: USD $142,500.
  14. Bonhams Blue Elegy on November 8th Actual price: USD $125,000.
  15. Sothebys VUE D'ATELIER, C. 1923 on November 9th Actual price: USD $121,125.
  16. Sothebys ALBERTO GIACOMETTI, 1934 on November 9th Actual price: USD $114,000.
  17. Sothebys PARK WORK I, 2000 PARK WORK II, 2000 PARK WORK III, 2000 on November 9th Actual price: USD $114,000.
  18. Heritage Auctions Apollo 11 Lunar Module Flown Section of the Wright Flyer's Wing Fabric, Position #198, Flown as Part of the First Successful Powered Controlled Flight in History at Kitty Hawk in 1903 as well as the First Manned Lunar Landing in 1969, Directly From The Ar on November 3rd Actual price: USD $112,500.
  19. Heritage Auctions Apollo 11 Flown MS66 NGC Sterling Silver Robbins Medallion, Serial Number 241, Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified and Encapsulated by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty. on November 3rd Actual price: USD $112,500.
  20. Heritage Auctions Gemini: Neil Armstrong's Owned and Worn Early Flight Suit Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty with Photo Certificate. on November 3rd Actual price: USD $109,375.
  21. Heritage Auctions Apollo 11 Flown American Flag on a Crew-Signed Presentation Certificate, with Zarelli LOA, in Framed Display. on November 3rd Actual price: USD $106,250.
  22. Heritage Auctions Apollo 11 Flown American Flag Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified and Encapsulated by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty. on November 3rd Actual price: USD $106,250.
  23. Heritage Auctions Apollo 11 Flown American Flag Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified and Encapsulated by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty. on November 3rd Actual price: USD $106,250.
  24. Christies Francis Bacon, Paris, 1979 on November 8th Actual price: USD $99,750.
  25. Heritage Auctions Apollo 11 Flown American Flag Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified and Encapsulated by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty. on November 3rd Actual price: USD $87,500.



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

Heritage Auctions. Space Exploration Signature Auction Featuring The Armstrong Family Collection Part I on November 3rd: 99.53%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 10/28 on November 4th: 99.27%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 10/28 on November 4th: 97.75%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 10/30 on November 6th: 97.02%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 10/7 on November 4th: 96.85%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on November 3rd: 96.30%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on November 6th: 94.51%
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. The Fine Sale - Prints on November 4th: 91.67%
Addison and Sarova. Rare Books in All Fields on November 3rd: 90.74%
Aspire Auctions. October Sale - Internet bidstart 10/26 on November 3rd: 90.00%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps and Documents on November 7th: 86.62%
Doyle New York. Travel Literature and Sporting Books from the Library of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson on October 30th: 83.70%
Swann Galleries. Autographs on November 8th: 81.02%


33 total sales reported this week:

Ader. Photographs on November 8th: 49.58%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 10/28 on November 4th: 97.75%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 10/28 on November 4th: 99.27%
Swann Galleries. Autographs on November 8th: 81.02%
Sothebys. Modernism: Photographs from a Private Collection on November 9th: 25.00%
Sothebys. Photographs on November 9th: 65.33%
Christies. Hiroshi Sugimoto Photographs: The Fossilization of Time on November 8th: 54.81%
Christies. Hiroshi Sugimoto Photographs: The Fossilization of Time on November 8th: 53.57%
Bonhams. Modern and Contemporary Prints and Multiples on November 8th: 64.74%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Aviation, Military & Maritime History - Prints, Manuscripts, Photographs on November 9th: 79.49%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps and Documents on November 7th: 86.62%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Motoring Literature, Automobilia on November 8th: 76.19%
RR Auction. Current Auction - Featuring JFK - Bidstart 10/19 on November 7th: 60.10%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper on November 8th: 76.17%
Dorotheum . Graphic Prints on November 7th: 79.72%
Neret Minet and Tessier. The World of Cinema on November 7th: 39.29%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Cornucopia of Collectibles- 2018 October Auction - session 5 on October 22nd: 62.78%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Cornucopia of Collectibles- 2018 October Auction - session 4 on October 21st: 55.99%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Cornucopia of Collectibles- 2018 October Auction - session 3 on October 20th: 74.83%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Cornucopia of Collectibles- 2018 October Auction - session 1 on October 18th: 60.79%
Binoche et Giquello. BIBLIOTHÈQUE J.C.D. ORIGINAL PRINTS, 1880-1930 on November 7th: 54.49%
PosterConnection Inc.. Posters on November 3rd: 59.68%
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. The Fine Sale - Prints on November 4th: 91.67%
Aspire Auctions. October Sale - Internet bidstart 10/26 on November 3rd: 90.00%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 10/30 on November 6th: 97.02%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on November 6th: 94.51%
Forum Auctions in Italy. Online Sale: Antiquarian Books including two collections: Equestrian Books and 16th-century Editions on November 6th: 53.70%
Addison and Sarova. Rare Books in All Fields on November 3rd: 90.74%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 10/7 on November 4th: 96.85%
Heritage Auctions. Entertainment on November 3rd: 75.15%
Heritage Auctions. Space Exploration Signature Auction Featuring The Armstrong Family Collection Part I on November 3rd: 99.53%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on November 3rd: 96.30%
Doyle New York. Travel Literature and Sporting Books from the Library of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson on October 30th: 83.70%

 

 

For the week ahead 42 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Nov. 12th
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Chicago. Fine Cartographic and Printed Americana Collection of Evelyn and Eric Newman. 118 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 81 lots

Tue. Nov. 13th
Burgersdijk and Niermans. Leiden. Rare Books. 1108 lots
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Chicago. Fine Books and Manuscripts. 327 lots
Doyle New York. New York. Rare Books, Autographs & Maps. 462 lots
Swann Galleries. New York. 19th and 20th Century Literature. 292 lots
Sothebys. London. Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History. 274 lots
Freemans. Philadelphia. Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints and Photographs. 57 lots
Kedem Auction. Jerusalem . 10th Anniversary Rare and Important Items. 200 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 11/6. 779 lots

Wed. Nov. 14th
Old World Auctions. Glen Allen. Antique Maps, Globes, Charts, Atlases & Vintage Graphics - online bidstart 10/31. 735 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Forum Auctions @ Artsy: Urban Jungle III. 39 lots
Rossini. Paris. Lithographs - Internet bidstart 10/26. 138 lots
Tajan. Paris. Prints and Illustrated Books. 271 lots
Grays Auctioneers. Cleveland, . Works on Paper, Rare Books and Manuscripts. 191 lots
Aguttes. Neuilly-sur-Seine . 10 • LITERATURE • ANCIENT, ROMANTIC & MODERN BOOKS - MANUSCRIPTS & AUTOGRAPH LETTERS,.... 314 lots

Thu. Nov. 15th
Heritage Auctions. Beverly Hills. Comics. 1753 lots
Brunk Auctions. Asheville, NC . Premier Catalogue Auction - Session I - Emporium - 1 to 551. 33 lots
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Fall Marine Sale - Prints. 25 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Rare Books & Manuscripts. 230 lots
One Of Kind Collectibles. Coral Gables. Rare Collectibles - Internet bidstart 10/20. 229 lots
Ader. PARIS. Aristophil - Literature and Illustrated Books. 225 lots
Christies. Paris. Japonisme. 17 lots
Il Ponte. Milan. Interior Decoration - Photographs, Books. 559 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. Marvels of Modern Music - Internet bidstart 11/8. 666 lots
Kestenbaum and Company. New York. THE VALMADONNA TRUST LIBRARY: FURTHER SELECTIONS FROM THE HISTORIC COLLECTION. * HEBREW PRINTING IN. 283 lots
Doyle New York. New York. 20th Century Literature Online Only. 167 lots
Waverly Auctions. Falls Church. Collectors Series: Science Fiction, Comics & Fantasy. 359 lots

Fri. Nov. 16th
Neal Auction Company. New Orleans. Louisiana Purchase Auction. 55 lots
Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH. Berlin-Schoneberg. Modern and Contemporary Art - Modern Photography. 422 lots
Cowans Auctions. Cincinnati. American History: Premier Auction. 222 lots
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Americana and Paintings - Books, Prints. 29 lots
Brunk Auctions. Asheville, NC . Premier Catalogue Auction - Session II - Premier Catalog Auction - 552 to 1290. 18 lots

Sat. Nov. 17th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters. 984 lots
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Fine Art - Prints and Books. 281 lots
Brunk Auctions. Asheville, NC . Premier Catalogue Auction - Session III - Premier Catalog Auction - 1291 to 1793. 54 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper.

Sun. Nov. 18th
Skinner. Boston. Fine Books and Manuscripts. 354 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction - bidstart 10/21. 343 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 11/11.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 11/11.
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Fine Art - Prints and Books. 68 lots

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  • <center><b>Bonhams<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Online Only<br>25 June to 8 July 2020</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 25 – Jul. 8:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Macbeth: A Tragedy.</i> Acted at the Dukes-Theatre. London: printed for William Cademan, 1673. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 25 – Jul. 8:</b> MUYBRIDGE, EADWEARD. Panorama of San Francisco, from California-St. Hill. [San Francisco:] Morse's Gallery, 1877. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 25 – Jul. 8:</b> BRUNUS ARETINUS, LEONARDUS. <i>De bello Italico adversus Gothos gesto.</i> Venice: Nicolas Jenson, 1471. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <center><b>Bonhams<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Online Only<br>25 June to 8 July 2020</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 25 – Jul. 8:</b> HILL, JOHN. <i>Compleat Body of Gardening.</i> London: printed for T. Osborne; T. Trye; S. Crowder and Co.; and H. Woodgate, 1757. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 25 – Jul. 8:</b> GASPAR DE PORTOLA. Document Signed Twice ("Gaspar de Portola," & "M. Portola"), 29 pp, Puebla, Mexico, December 10, 1780. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 25 – Jul. 8:</b> VINGTIEME SIECLE. A complete set of the second series of <i>Vingtieme Siecle (XXe Siecle),</i> together with all fourteen special numbers. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <center><b>Bonhams<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Online Only<br>25 June to 8 July 2020</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 25 – Jul. 8:</b> ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN DELANO. Autograph Letter Signed ("F.D.R.") as President, Washington, [1941], to Norman Davis, on White House stationery. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 25 – Jul. 8:</b> HAYEK, FRIEDRICH AUGUST. Autograph Manuscript, "Discipline of Civilisation." $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 25 – Jul. 8:</b> ADAMS, HANNAH; ADAMS, THOMAS "BOOK". Daubuz, Charles. <i>A Perpetual Commentary On The Revelation Of St. John.</i> London: Printed for Benj. Tooke, 1720. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 25 – Jul. 8:</b> EMPEROR NORTON. Photograph signed ("Norton I"), albumen print carte-de-visite. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 25 – Jul. 8:</b> ROBERTS, DAVID. <i>Egypt and Nubia from Drawings Made on the Spot ... with Historical Descriptions by William Brockendon.</i> London: F.G. Moon, 1846-9. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including the Eric C. Caren Collection Part 8<br>Online July 6 - 21, 2020</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> Albert Einstein, typed letter signed, explaining the nature of his personal atheism and belief in God. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> George Washington. Autograph letter signed to Bryan Fairfax, looking forward to the Treaty of Paris, 5 February 1783. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> Alfred Swaine Taylor. Early “photogenic drawing,” photograph of a fern, dated 2 December 1839. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including the Eric C. Caren Collection Part 8<br>Online July 6 - 21, 2020</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> "Departure of Mr. Lincoln—Parting Address" in the <i>Weekly Illinois State Journal,</i> Vol. XXX, No. 1541, Springfield, February 13, 1861. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> Benjamin Harrison document signed certifying the service of Daniel Cumbo, a black Revolutionary soldier. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> Front page printing of the Articles of Confederation in the <i>New-Jersey Gazette,</i> Vol. 1, No. 22. Trenton, April 29, 1778. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including the Eric C. Caren Collection Part 8<br>Online July 6 - 21, 2020</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> George Washington Funeral Procession Broadside. Boston, January 6, 1800. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> Philippe Laroque, printed score for “The Heroe of New Orleans Battle.” Philadelphia, 1815. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> Report of the Battle of Queenston Heights, the first major battle in the War of 1812, in <i>Supplement to the Quebec Gazette,</i> 24th October 1812. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including the Eric C. Caren Collection Part 8<br>Online July 6 - 21, 2020</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> His Majesty's Most Gracious Speech to both Houses of Parliament, On Tuesday the Eighteenth Day of November, 1760. London, 1760. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> Elegy on the Death of James Lawrence, Esq. late Commander of the U.S. Frigate Chesapeake. [Boston]: A. Bowen, 1813. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> Benjamin Lincoln's Commission as Major General, signed by John Hancock, 19 February 1777. $30,000 to $50,000.
  • <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Summer Sale<br>July 11 & 12, 2020</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Very scarce autograph letter, signed, by Emily Tennessee Donelson, wife of Andrew Jackson Donelson, who served as First Lady / White House Hostess to President Andrew Jackson from 1828 to about 1834. $1,000 to $1,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Thirteen Edward Wells maps plus title page from his rare atlas, A NEW SET OF MAPS BOTH OF ANCIENT AND PRESENT GEOGRAPHY. $600 to $700.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> L.B. Folger and C. Kallenback: MEMPHIS - BIRD'S EYE VIEW - SUPPLEMENT TO THE APPEAL. Scarce lithograph on paper. $800 to $1,200.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Summer Sale<br>July 11 & 12, 2020</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Large NASA-Space Race era archive of material related to Colonel Michael J. Vaccaro, director of administration of the Marshall Space Flight Center of Huntsville, Alabama. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> 1836 slavery related document signed by President Andrew Jackson, Andrew Jackson Jr., and Andrew Jackson Donelson. $800 to $1,100.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Roger Sherman Signed CT Land Grant, 1757. $600 to $700.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Summer Sale<br>July 11 & 12, 2020</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Letter archive related to the Randolph family of Virginia, including Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jefferson Randolph, Lewis Meriwether Randolph – the grandson of President Jefferson. $400 to $500.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Louisiana, as formerly claimed by France, now containing part of British America to the East in Spanish America to the West of Mississippi map, by Thomas Kitchin, 1765. $400 to $450.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Andrew Jackson manuscript document, unsigned, containing notes on several Tennessee legal cases, including one regarding a slave, circa 1790-96. $350 to $450.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Summer Sale<br>July 11 & 12, 2020</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> VA Civil War Photo, Alexander Gardner – Timothy O'Sullivan. $400 to $450.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Military Archive, WWI/WWII French Soldier Paul Didier. $400 to $450.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Early Virginia Map, B. Tanner, J. Reid, 1796. $300 to $400.