• <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Kingsborough, Edward King. <i>Antiquities of Mexico: Comprising Facsimiles of Ancient Mexican Paintings and Hieroglyphics…</i> London, 1831-1848. $80,000 to $120,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Paul Revere. <i>The Bloody Massacre perpetrated In King-Street Boston on March 5th 1770 by a party of the 29th Reg. Boston, 1770.</i> $150,000 to $200,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Battle of the Alamo. <i>Suplemento al Diario del Gobierno de la Republica Mexicana.</i> (Núm. 326. Tom. IV.). Mexico City: Imprenta del Aguila, Dirigida por José Ximeno, 1836. $6,000 to $8,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> The Declaration of Independence. The first book-form printing of the Declaration of Independence. $300,000 to $500,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Treaty of Paris, Ratification. By the United States in Congress Assembled, A Proclamation … Annapolis, [Ca. 16-17 January 1784]. $800,000 to $1,200,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Declaration of Independence. The only known privately held copy of the celebrated William J. Stone facsimile for which provenance can be traced back to a direct ancestor who received it in 1824. $600,000 to $800,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Crockett, David. Autograph letter signed ("David Crockett") to George Patton, announcing his intention to travel to Texas. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Wytfliet, Cornelius. <i>Descriptionis Ptolemaicae Augmentum, Sive Occidentalis Notitia Brevi Commentario Illustrata.</i> Leuven: Johannes Bogaerts 1597. $35,000 to $50,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Schedel, Hartmann. <i>Liber Cronicarum cum Figuris et Ymaginibus.</i> Nuremberg, Anton Koberger for Sebald Schreyer and Sebastian Kammermeister, 12 July 1493. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> New York Mets. Baseball from the first victory of the New York Mets. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Robert E. Lee. Autograph letter signed ("R E Lee") as Confederate commander, to Rabbi Max Michelbacher, declining to furlough Jewish Confederate troops for the high holy days. $150,000 to $250,000
  • <b>Case Antiques: Historic Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction.<br>January 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> Archive of five items related to John Singleton Mosby, the Confederate “Gray Ghost,” including 3 ALS and 2 colored lithographs. $2,800 to $3,200
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> Defoe, Daniel. Double Fore-Edge Painted Robinson Crusoe, 2 Vols., 1820. $800 to $1,000
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> McCarthy, Cormac. <i>Blood Meridian or the Evening Redness in the West.</i> First edition, 1985. $1,000 to $1,200
    <b>Case Antiques: Historic Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction.<br>January 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> Chagall, Marc. “Le Bouquet Rouge,” limited edition color lithograph. October, 1969. $10,000 to $12,000
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> Stern, Bert. Marilyn Monroe’s “Last Sitting” for <i>Vogue,</i> signed photograph and two books. $1,800 to $2,200
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> Five single fore-edge painted Bibles. $1,000 to $1,200
    <b>Case Antiques: Historic Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction.<br>January 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> Sander, August. “Painter Brockmann” and “Courtyard Musicians” gelatin silver prints. $2,000 to $2,400
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> after Sheng Mou, Qing Dynasty scroll, landscape painting, ink and color on silk, signature of Wang Hui (Chinese, 1632-1717). $1,800 to $2,200
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> Russell, J. Map of Kentucky, London, 1794, showing Tennessee as a SW Territory. $1,200 to $1,800
  • <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. February 2, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 230: Charles Bukowski. <i>South of No North.</i> Los Angeles, 1973. First edition. Signed. $1,500 to $2,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 244: Aldous Huxley. <i>Brave New World.</i> Garden City, 1932. First American edition. Signed. $2,500 to $3,500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 10: Frank Lloyd Wright. “Fallingwater Side Elevation” Original Blueprint. $1,500 to $2,500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. February 2, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 169: <i>Chicago’s Progress: A Review of the World’s Fair City.</i> Chicago: Bishop Publishing, (1933). $150 to $250
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 299: [Tanguy, Yves] Benjamin Peret. <i>Dormir dans Les Pierres.</i> Paris: Editions Surrealistes, 1927. $2,500 to $3,500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 276: Jean Hans Arp. <i>Arp: Eleven Configurations.</i> Zurich, 1945. $1,200 to $1,500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. February 2, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 235: Joseph Conrad. <i>Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard.</i> New York: 1904. First edition. $800 to $1,200
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 290: Umberto Brunelleschi. Louys, Pierre. <i>Les Aventures du Roi Pausole.</i> Paris: 1930. $1,200 to $1,500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 700: X-Men No. 94. Marvel Comics, 1975. CGC 9.0. $800 to $1,200
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. February 2, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 540: Travers, P.L. <i>Mary Poppins</i> [and] <i>Mary Poppins Comes Back.</i> Signed. New York: 1936. $1,000 to $1,500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 576: Mickey Mouse. 17 Big Little Books. 1930s-40s. $300 to $500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 429: Paracelsus. <i>Medicina Diastatica or Sympathecall Mumie.</i> London: 1653. $800 to $1,200
  • <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> Fine Illustrated Books. 50 illustrated works across a range of subjects.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> Present Perfect. Books & works on paper including Literature, Children’s & Illustrated, Sports & Pastimes, Modern Prints and more.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> The House of Romanov, marking the centenary of the tragic demise of the Romanov dynasty.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> CHAGALL & GOGOL. Les âmes mortes, 1948. Chagall’s first major illustrated book.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> GUSTAV KLIMT, eine nachlese, 1931. An important early monograph on Klimt.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> ELLIOT. Birds of North America, 1866. One of 200 2 vols sets, folio.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> PURCHAS. His Pilgrimes/Pilgrimage, 1625-26. 5 vols. Probably the greatest collection of voyages ever published.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> HUXLEY. Brave New World, 1932. Exceptionally fine first edition.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> KELMSCOTT PRESS. Poems of Shakespeare, one of 500, publisher’s vellum.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> LEROUX. Phantom of the Opera, 1911. First UK edition in fine S&S binding.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> INDIANA, Robert. The American Dream, one of 30 AP copies, 30 screen prints.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> BENOIS. Tsarskoe Selo during the Reign of Elizaveta Petrovna, St Petersburg, 1910. Deluxe issue.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> CORONATION ALBUM. Description du sacre et du couronnement de leurs Majestés Impériales, 1883. One of 200.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> IMPERIAL FAMILY. Signed original photograph of Tsar Nicholas II’s 4 daughters.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> Souvenir du Couronnement de Leurs Majestés Imperiales a Moscou, 1896.

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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

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <b>Forum Auctions: Private Press, Illustrated Books and Modern First Editions. January 30, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Wilde (Oscar). <i>The Sphinx,</i> one of only 25 large paper copies, illustrations and original pictorial vellum, 1894. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> King (Jessie Marion, 1875-1949). The Lament, pen and black ink on vellum. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Leger (Fernand). <i>Cirque,</i> one of 300 copies, Paris, Teriade, 1950. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Private Press, Illustrated Books and Modern First Editions. January 30, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Picasso (Pablo).- Reverdy (Pierre). <i>Sable Mouvant,</i> one of 255 copies signed by the artist, Paris, Louis Broder, 1966. £8,000 to £12,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Joyce (James). <i>Ulysses,</i> one of only 250 copies signed by both the author and artist, 6 etchings by Matisse, New York, Limited Editions Club, 1935. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Golden Cockerel Press.- <i>Four Gospels of the Lord Jesus Christ (The),</i> one of 500 copies, wood-engravings by Eric Gill, Laurence Hodson's copy, 1931. £5,000 to £7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Private Press, Illustrated Books and Modern First Editions. January 30, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Camus (Albert). <i>The Stranger,</i> first American edition, signed presentation inscription from the author, New York, 1946. £5,000 to £7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Greenhill (Elizabeth, binder).- Flint (Sir William Russell). <i>In Pursuit: An Autobiography,</i> limited edition signed by Francis Russell Flint, 1969. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Cranach Press.- Shakespeare (William). <i>The Tragedie of Hamlet Prince of Denmarke,</i> one of 300 copies, Janet Leeper's copy signed by Edward Gordon Craig, 1930. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Private Press, Illustrated Books and Modern First Editions. January 30, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Gray (John). <i>Silverpoints,</i> first edition, one of 25 large paper copies, initials and original vellum bidning designed by Charles Ricketts, 1893. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Kelmscott Press.- Design for the frontispiece to 'A Dream of John Ball', pen & black ink over pencil and heightened with Chinese white, 1892. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Crowder (Henry). <i>Henry Music…</i> Poems by Nancy Cunard, Richard Aldington, Walter Lowenfels…, first and only edition, one of 100 copies signed by Crowder and additionally inscribed by him, 1930. £1,500 to £2,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b> Leonard Baskin, <i>Diptera: A Book of Flies & Other Insects,</i> Gehenna Press, 1983. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b> Georg Heym, <i>Umbra Vitae,</i> illustrated by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, first edition, Munich, 1924. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b> Edgar Allan Poe, <i>The Raven,</i> special copy for illustrator Alan James Robinson, first book from Cheloniidae Press, 1980. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b><br>W.B. Yeats, <i>Poems,</i> illustrated by Richard Diebenkorn, accompanied by a suite of 6 etchings, 1990. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b> Georges Rouault, <i>Cirque de l’Étoile Filante,</i> Paris, 1938. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b> François-Louis Schmied, <i>Le Cantique des Cantiques,</i> Paris, 1925. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b> Frank Lloyd Wright, <i>Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwürfe,</i> Berlin, Ernst Wasmuth, 1910. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b> Hans Bellmer & Georges Hugnet, <i>Oeillades ciselées en branch,</i> Paris, 1939. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b> Wassily Kandinsky, <i>Klänge,</i> first edition, Munich, 1913. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b> Charles Dickens, <i>The Nonesuch Dickens,</i> limited edition, 1937-38. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b> Rudyard Kipling, <i>Le Livre de la Jungle,</i> plates by Paul Jouve, engraved by F.L. Schmied, Paris, 1919. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jan 29:</b> Georges Lepape, <i>Les Choses de Paul Poiret,</i> Paris, 1911. $3,500 to $5,000.
  • <b>Bonhams: The Medical & Scientific Library of W. Bruce Fye. New York, March 11, 2019</b>
    <b>Bonhams NY, Mar 11:</b> VESALIUS, ANDREAS. 1514-1564. <i>De humani corporis fabrica libri septem.</i> Basel: Johannes Oporinus, June 1543. $300,000 to $500,000
    <b>Bonhams NY, Mar 11:</b> HARVEY, WILLIAM. 1578-1657. <i>De motu cordis & sanguinis in animalibus Anatomica Exercitatio.</i> Leiden: Joannis Maire, 1639. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams NY, Mar 11:</b> BERENGARIO DA CARPI, GIACOMO. 1460-1530. <i>Isagogae breves perlucide ac uberrimae in Anatomiam humani corporis.</i> Bologna: Benedictus Hectoris, 15 July 1523. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Bonhams NY, Mar 11:</b> FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN. 1706-1790. <i>Experiments and Observations on Electricity, made at Philadelphia in America…</i> London, 1769. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams NY, Mar 11:</b> BENIVIENI, ANTONIO. 1443-1502. <i>De abditis nonnullis ac mirandis morborum et sanationum causis.</i>Florence: Filippo Giunta, 1507. $8,000 to $12,000
  • <b>Bunch Auctions: Rare Books & Fine Prints. January 22, 2019</b>
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> Dickens, Charles. <i>A Tale of Two Cities,</i> first edition with inclusions. $18,000 to $26,000
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> John James Audubon. A la poupee color engraving on paper "Stanley Hawk." $6,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> [FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE] Dickens, Charles. <i>Oliver Twist</i>, London, 1838. 3 vols. $8,000 to $10,000
    <b>Bunch Auctions: Rare Books & Fine Prints. January 22, 2019</b>
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> Land indenture between William Penn and Thomas Gell, dated October 12, 1681, wherein Gell purchased 500 acres Pennsylvania farmland; signed by Penn. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> Thomas Hart Benton, lithograph on paper "The Woodpile", pencil signed, original AAA certificate. $1,500 to $2,500
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> Helen Dryden, <i>Vogue</i> cover design lithograph completed in hand watercolor, proof design for September 1922 issue. $600 to $800
    <b>Bunch Auctions: Rare Books & Fine Prints. January 22, 2019</b>
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> Fisher, John D. <i>Description of the Distinct, Confluent, and Inoculated Small Pox, Varioloid Disease, Cow Pox, and Chicken Pox,</i> Boston, 1829. $600 to $800
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> [Rare Dust Jacket] Crane, Stephen. <i>The Red Badge of Courage,</i> NY, 1896. $500 to $700
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> after Amedeo Modigliani (Italian, 1884-1920), chromolithograph on paper "Lunia Czechowska", signed in plate, artist's proof (A/P). $200 to $400
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> Samuel Arlent Edwards, color mezzotint on paper "A Visit to the Boarding School", pencil signed. $100 to $200
  • <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Charles Darwin on sexuality and the transmission of hereditary characteristics: Autograph Letter Signed to Lawson Tait. Down, 17 January [1877].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> MILTON, JOHN. <i>Paradise Lost. A Poem written in ten books.</i> London: 1667. A very rare example with the contemporary binding untouched and with a 1667 title page.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Hamilton secures the ratification of the Constitution: <i>The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, assembled at Poughkeespsie, on the 17th June, 1788.</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> The social contract “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains”: ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. <i>Principes du Droit Politique [Du Contract Social]</i>. Amsterdam: Michel Rey, 1762
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> “The first English textbook on geometrical land-measurement and surveying”: BENESE, RICHARD. <i>This Boke Sheweth the Maner of Measurynge All Maner of Lande…</i>
  • <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste: Books and Manuscripts. January 22, 2019</b>
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> [MAGGIOLO, Vesconte] <i>Carta nautica manoscritta, bottega di Vesconte Maggiolo.</i> Italy, c.1550. Previously unknown extraordinary portolan chart. €50,000 to 80,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b><br>LA PÉROUSE, Jean-François. <i>Voyage de la Pérouse autour du monde.</i> Paris: L'Imprimerie de la République, 1797. €6,000 to 9,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> PEREA Y ROJAS, Daniel. The preparatory watercolours to the renown album <i>A Los Toros.</i> €4,000 to 6,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste: Books and Manuscripts. January 22, 2019</b>
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> MELA, Pomponio. <i>Cosmographia, sive De situ orbis.</i> Venice, 1478 [Bound with] DIONISIO il Periegeta. <i> De situ orbis…</i> Venice, 1478. €6,000 to 9,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> DE FELICE, Fortunato Bartolomeo. <i>Encyclopedie, ou dictionnaire universel raisonne des connoissances humaines.</i> Yverdon, 1770-1780. €4,000 to 6,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> VECELLIO, Cesare. <i>De gli habiti antichi et moderni di diverse parti del mondo.</i> Venice: Damian Zenaro, 1590. €3,000 to 5,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste: Books and Manuscripts. January 22, 2019</b>
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> FALDA, Giovanni Battista; SPECCHI, Alessandro. <i>Il nuovo teatro delle fabriche…</i> [bound with] <i>ll quarto libro del nuovo teatro delli palazzi in prospettiva di Roma moderna.</i> 1665-1699. €4,000 to 6,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> FALDA Giovan Battista. <i>Le fontane di Roma nelle piazze e luoghi pubblici della citta - Le fontane delle ville di Frascati nel Tusculano…</i> Rome, [1691]. €2,000 to 3,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> FERRERIO, Pietro & Giovanni Battista FALDA. <i> Palazzi di Roma de piu celebri architetti disegnati… [1655 – 1677]. €2,500 to 3,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste: Books and Manuscripts. January 22, 2019</b>
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> VON JACQUIN, Joseph Franz. <i>Eclogae graminum rariorum.</i> Vienna: Strauss Sommer, 1813-1844. €2,000 to 3,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> Prayer book according to the synagogical Ashkenazy rite in an elegant and precious silver binding. €3,000 to 5,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> BOCCACCIO, Giovanni. <i>Ameto.</i> Venice: Nicolo Zoppino, 1524. €3,000 to 5,000