• <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Greco (Gioachino). <i>Primo modo del gioco de Partito…</i> Manuscript, France, 1624 or 1625. A collection of partiti, or 'chess problems' by one of the most important figures in the history of chess. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Herodotus. <i>Historiae,</i> translated into Latin by Lorenzo Valla and edited by Antonio Mancinelli. Venice, 1494. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Darwin (Charles). Autograph Letter signed to his cousin Reginald Darwin, Down, Beckenham, Kent, 27th March 1879. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Nicolay (Nicolas de). <i>The Navigations, peregrinations and voyages, made into Turkie,</i> first edition in English, Imprinted at London by Thomas Dawson, 1585. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Saint-Exupéry (Antoine de). <i>The Little Prince,</i> number 66 of 525 copies signed by the author, 1943. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Catlin (George, 1796-1872). Tuch-ee, A Celebrated War Chief of the Cherokees, watercolour, [circa 1834]. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Genetics.- A collection of c.300 pamphlets on genetics comprising many of the major contributions from the first half of the 20th century. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> India.- Rajasthan.- Kota School (probably late 18th c.). Elephant in a landscape with chains around his feet, brush and black ink with opaque pigments. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Commelin (Caspar). <i>Horti medici Amstelaedamensis plantae rariores et exoticae,</i> first edition, 48 finely hand-coloured engraved plates, Leiden, F.Haringh, 1706. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Plague-water and cookery & medical recipes.- Jackson (Mrs Sarah). Medical and cookery recipes, manuscript in several hands, title and 134pp., 1688-1755. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Vernet (<i>After</i> Joseph, 1714-1789). <i>[Vues des ports de France],</i> sixteen plates (of 18), etchings and engravings by Charles Nicolas Cochin fils and Jacques Philippe Le Bas, [c.1760-1780]. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Detmold (Edward Julius, 1883-1957). Parrots and Butterflies, watercolour. £2,500 to £3,500.
  • <b>Koller Auctions: Books & Autographs. March 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Koller Auctions, Mar 26:</b> Jacques Gamelin. <i>Nouveau recueil d'osteologie et de myologie, dessine d'apres nature...</i> 2 parts in 1 vol., large folio, 82 copper plates. CHF 12,000 to 18,000
    <b>Koller Auctions, Mar 26:</b> Melchior Pfintzing. <i>Die geverlicheiten und einsteils geschichten des loblichen streytparen...</i> 118 woodcut engravings, first edition. CHF 30,000 to 50,000
    <b>Koller Auctions, Mar 26:</b> Book of hours. Handwritten Latin text on vellum. With 17 large miniatures, Flanders, c.1460. CHF 70,000 to 90,000
    <b>Koller Auctions, Mar 26:</b> Maria Sibylla Merian. <i> Dissertatio de generatione et metamorphosibus insectorum Surinamensium,</i> 72 copper plates, Den Haag, 1726. CHF 60,000 to 90,000
  • <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Walt Whitman. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> First edition, first issue, SIGNED in block letters by Whitman. 1855. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Isaac Newton's copy of John Greave's <i>Pyramidographia,</i> London, 1646. $50,000 to $70,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Colonel John Mosby. Robert E. Lee's autograph letter to Samuel Cooper reporting on Mosby's exploits, with Cooper's autograph note ordering his appointment to Major.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Gyula Halasz Brassai. Large archive of autograph and typed letters, over 260, to his family including his wife Gilberte, 1947-1978. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Archive of drawings and letters from Harper Lee to Charles Carruth, including an inscribed first edition of <i>To Kill a Mockingbird.</i> $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, 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, 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, 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>Chiswick Auctions: Books & Illustrated Art including Cartoons. March 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Silver Binding.- [Torah], German 13 Loth silver binding, hinged clasp, 12mo, Sulzbach, 1805. £2,500 to £3,500.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Picasso (Pablo). Minotaure vaincu, plate 89 from La Suite Vollard, etching, dated 29 May 1933, pencil, plate 190 x 265 mm, Paris, A. Vollard, 1939. £5,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Dali (Salvador) & Alighieri (Dante). <i>La Divina Commedia,</i> 6 vols, NUMBER 478 of 2,900 copies, 100 numbered colour lithograph plates by Salvador Dalì, folio, Verona, 1963-1964. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Books & Illustrated Art including Cartoons. March 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Miniature Sepher Torah Nevi'im U'Kethuvim, prepared by Menachem M. Scholz, original cloth, housed within original gilt tooled metal case, with magnifying glass inset, 33x25 mm, Warsaw, c. 1880. £1,200 to £1,800.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Scarfe (Gerald). ‘Men of Snow’ [Tony Blair, William Hague & 'Robin' Cook], original ink, watercolour & gouache drawing, signed, 600 x 435 mm, n.d. with 2 others (3). £800 to £1,200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Francklyn (Gilbert), Paine (Thomas). <i>Rights of Man…</i>, FIRST EDITION [and] <i>Rights of Man. Part the Second…,</i> Printed for J. S. Jordan, 1791-92, [and 1 other]. £700 to £1,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Books & Illustrated Art including Cartoons. March 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Chagall (Marc). Le Jeu des Acrobates (Acrobats at Play), HORS COMMERCE PROOF, lithograph, from The Lithographs of Chagall, 320 x 240 mm, André Sauret, 1963. £1,800 to £2,200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> [Harris (John)]. <i>The History of The Old Woman who had Three Sons Jerry, James, and John…,</i> 12mo, J. Harris, 1815. £200 to £300
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Royal Binding.- Staël-Holstein (Germaine de). <i>De la littèrature considerée dans ses rapports avec les institutions sociales…,</i> 2 vols, second edition, Crapelet, Paris, [1801]. £400 to £600
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Books & Illustrated Art including Cartoons. March 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Ancient History.- La Baune (Jacques de). <i> Panegyrici Veteres,</i> Paris, 1676. [with] Wesseling (Petrus, ed.). <i> Vetera Romanorum itineraria…</i> £800 to £1,200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Edward (Gibbon). <i> History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire…</i> Multiple editions and languages [English and French]. £300 to £400
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Curtis (William). <i> Flora Londinensis,</i> FIRST EDITION, 2 vols in 3. 119 hand-coloured plates of 454. £500 to £700

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Rare Book Hub: 39 Auctions Archived, Another 22 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday 17 November 2018 39 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 14 denominated in euros, 2 in British pounds, and 23 in US dollars.  Turnover was $17,614,300 as 15,397 lots were offered and 11,466 sold for a 74% success rate.

  

4 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 


Binoche et GiquelloBIBLIOTHÈQUE R. ET B. L., ORIGINAL PRINTS FROM XIXTH C. on October 9th: $4,028,031 
SothebysTravel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History on November 13th: $2,684,102 
Doyle New YorkRare Books, Autographs & Maps on November 13th: $1,392,319 
Kestenbaum and CompanyTHE VALMADONNA TRUST LIBRARY: FURTHER SELECTIONS FROM THE HISTORIC COLLECTION. * HEBREW PRINTING IN on November 15th: $1,299,875 



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

Potter and Potter AuctionsFreakatorium: Collection of Johnny Fox on November 10th: 159.48% 
Doyle New YorkRare Books, Autographs & Maps on November 13th: 145.87% 
ChristiesJaponisme on November 15th: 133.84% 
Burgersdijk and NiermansRare Books on November 14th: 126.86% 
Binoche et GiquelloBIBLIOTHÈQUE R. ET B. L., ORIGINAL PRINTS FROM XIXTH C. on October 9th: 122.16% 
Leslie Hindman AuctioneersFine Cartographic and Printed Americana Collection of Evelyn and Eric Newman on November 12th: 114.38% 
Leslie Hindman AuctioneersFine Books and Manuscripts on November 13th: 106.87% 


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

Heritage AuctionsEric P. Newman Collection part X Currency on November 10th: 99.54% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 11/4 on November 11th: 99.20% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 11/2 on November 11th: 98.89% 
Leslie Hindman AuctioneersFine Cartographic and Printed Americana Collection of Evelyn and Eric Newman on November 12th: 97.50% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on November 10th: 96.84% 
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 11/6 on November 13th: 96.02% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction - bidstart 10/14 on November 11th: 95.38% 
North American Auction CompanyEarly American Indian and Western Auction on October 27th: 95.19% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsFreakatorium: Collection of Johnny Fox on November 10th: 95.15% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on November 13th: 92.59% 
Heritage AuctionsThe David and Janice Frent Collection of Presidential & Political Americana, Part 4 on November 11th: 91.69% 
ChristiesJaponisme on November 15th: 88.24% 
FreemansModern and Contemporary Art - Prints and Photographs on November 13th: 87.72% 
Swann Galleries19th and 20th Century Literature on November 13th: 86.64% 
Burgersdijk and NiermansRare Books on November 14th: 86.28% 
Il PonteInterior Decoration - Photographs, Books on November 15th: 86.05% 
Doyle New YorkRare Books, Autographs & Maps on November 13th: 85.28% 

  

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Sothebys DIALOGO NUPERRIME EDITO GENUE IN 1512. CONTIENE SOTTO COMPENDIO... on November 13th Actual price: USD $605,800.
  2. Binoche et Giquello Lettre autographe à sa soeur Isabelle, signée, datée Marseille le 10 Juillet 1891 on October 9th Actual price: USD $474,600.
  3. Kestenbaum and Company “HEBREW PRINTING IN AMERICA, 1735-1926” <<The Yosef Goldman Collection.>> Containing c. 1,009 titles built over many decades of careful, intelligent and assiduous pursuit. In his two-volume Catalogue entitled: Hebrew Printing in America: A History and Ann on November 15th Actual price: USD $412,500.
  4. Doyle New York A Mapp of New England by John Seller, Hydrographer to the King. on November 13th Actual price: USD $343,750.
  5. Sothebys CIVITATES ORBIS TERRARUM. on November 13th Actual price: USD $340,600.
  6. Christies Soir on November 15th Actual price: USD $211,875.
  7. Binoche et Giquello Lettre autographe à sa mère et à sa soeur, signée Rimbaud, datée Marseille Vendredi 23 Mai 1891 [sic pour le jeudi 21 mai 1891] on October 9th Actual price: USD $199,925.
  8. Binoche et Giquello Lettre autographe signée à sa famille, datée de Aden le 10 septembre 1884 on October 9th Actual price: USD $146,900.
  9. Binoche et Giquello [Le Tombeau d'Edgar Poe]. Poème autographe signé du monogramme SM on October 9th Actual price: USD $129,272.
  10. Binoche et Giquello Les Chants de Maldoror. on October 9th Actual price: USD $125,667.
  11. Binoche et Giquello [Aurélia]. Manuscrit autographe, on October 9th Actual price: USD $120,458.
  12. Christies Kameido Ume Yashiki (Le jardin des pruniers à Kameido) de la série Meisho Edo hyakkei (Les Cent Vues d'Edo). on November 15th Actual price: USD $113,000.
  13. Doyle New York [Book of Hours]. on November 13th Actual price: USD $112,500.
  14. Freemans GRACE KELLY on November 13th Actual price: USD $112,500.
  15. Freemans -9.0 on November 13th Actual price: USD $106,250.
  16. Sothebys A PLAN OF THE CITIES OF LONDON AND WESTMINSTER AND BOROUGH OF SOUTHWARK. on November 13th Actual price: USD $105,625.
  17. Sothebys ALBUM OF 213 PHOTOGRAPHS, INCLUDING A LARGE SERIES OF INDIAN AND NEPALESE ROYALTY, TOGETHER WITH OTHER PORTRAITS, TRADES, BIG GAME HUNTING, AND VIEWS IN DARJEELING AND NEPAL. on November 13th Actual price: USD $97,500.
  18. Sothebys ALBUM OF SEVENTY NINE PHOTOGRAPHS "ABORIGINES OF INDIA". on November 13th Actual price: USD $91,000.
  19. Freemans 25 CATS NAME[D] SAM AND ONE BLUE PUSSY on November 13th Actual price: USD $81,250.
  20. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers A Map of the British Empire in America with the French and Spanish settlements adjacent thereto. London on November 12th Actual price: USD $81,250.
  21. Heritage Auctions United States of America - Fr. 5 $5 1861 St. Louis Demand Note. PCGS Extremely Fine 40 Apparent. on November 10th Actual price: USD $81,000.
  22. Sothebys AN 18-INCH TERRESTRIAL GLOBE, [CARTOUCHE DATED 1696] on November 13th Actual price: USD $78,000.
  23. Kestenbaum and Company R. Dov-Baer, Maggid of Mezeritch. Maggid Devarav LeYa’akov - Likutei Amarim. on November 15th Actual price: USD $75,000.
  24. Kestenbaum and Company (Abu Ali al-Hussein ibn Abdallah ibn Sina). HaKanon HaGadol - Canon Medicinae. Translated from Arabic into Hebrew by Nathan of Cento (HaMe'ati). on November 15th Actual price: USD $75,000.
  25. Binoche et Giquello Lettre autographe à sa soeur Isabelle, signée Rd, datée Marseille 29 juin 1891 on October 9th Actual price: USD $73,450.



39 total sales reported this week:

Waverly Auctions. 15th-17th Century Books on September 13th: 72.44%
Waverly Auctions. Collectors Series: Science Fiction, Comics & Fantasy on November 15th: 44.85%
Kestenbaum and Company. THE VALMADONNA TRUST LIBRARY: FURTHER SELECTIONS FROM THE HISTORIC COLLECTION. * HEBREW PRINTING IN on November 15th: 62.19%
Burgersdijk and Niermans. Rare Books on November 14th: 86.28%
Christies. Japonisme on November 15th: 88.24%
Grays Auctioneers. Works on Paper, Rare Books and Manuscripts on November 14th: 57.59%
Rossini. Lithographs - Internet bidstart 10/26 on November 14th: 40.58%
Tajan. Prints and Illustrated Books on November 14th: 52.03%
Il Ponte. Interior Decoration - Photographs, Books on November 15th: 86.05%
Il Ponte. Interiors - Prints on November 14th: 74.42%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 11/6 on November 13th: 96.02%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction - bidstart 10/14 on November 11th: 95.38%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 11/4 on November 11th: 99.20%
James D Julia Auctioneers. Militaria - Prints, Books, Manuscripts on November 8th: 71.43%
Forum Auctions. Forum Auctions @ Artsy: Urban Jungle III on November 14th: 66.67%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on November 13th: 92.59%
Doyle New York. Rare Books, Autographs & Maps on November 13th: 85.28%
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Fine Books and Manuscripts on November 13th: 79.57%
Freemans. Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints and Photographs on November 13th: 87.72%
Swann Galleries. 19th and 20th Century Literature on November 13th: 86.64%
Sothebys. Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History on November 13th: 67.75%
Aste Bolaffi. 20th Century Art - prints, photographs on November 6th: 57.20%
Michaans Auctions. Gallery Auction - Books, Prints, Photographs on November 10th: 46.67%
Rago Arts and Auctions. Post War and Contemporary Art - Prints on November 10th: 76.83%
North American Auction Company. Early American Indian and Western Auction on October 27th: 95.19%
Binoche et Giquello. BIBLIOTHÈQUE R. ET B. L., ORIGINAL PRINTS FROM XIXTH C. on October 9th: 71.57%
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Fine Cartographic and Printed Americana Collection of Evelyn and Eric Newman on November 12th: 97.50%
Soler Y Llach. LIBRARY "Ausiàs March" on November 8th: 52.87%
Nosbüsch & Stucke. Books and Fine Art Prints on November 10th: 36.74%
Nosbüsch & Stucke. Maps, Prints, Posters on November 9th: 46.44%
Potter and Potter Auctions. Freakatorium: Collection of Johnny Fox on November 10th: 95.15%
PBA Galleries. Food & Drink on November 8th: 67.83%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 11/2 on November 11th: 98.89%
Heritage Auctions. The David and Janice Frent Collection of Presidential & Political Americana, Part 4 on November 11th: 91.69%
Zisska and Lacher. Autumn Book Auction on November 9th: 63.75%
Winner's Auctions Ltd. Winner's Unlimited - Eretz Israel and Zionism on November 7th: 68.04%
Heritage Auctions. Eric P. Newman Collection part X Currency on November 10th: 99.54%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on November 10th: 96.84%
Nosbüsch & Stucke. Books and Manuscripts on November 9th: 46.67%

  

For the week ahead 21 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Nov. 19th
Artcurial. Paris. Limited Editions. 115 lots
Artcurial. Paris. Aristophil. 115 lots
Bonhams. New York. ROCK & ROLL MEMORABILIA, FEATURING THE ORIGINAL HANDWRITTEN LYRICS TO "YOUR SONG". 55 lots
Potomack Company. Alexandria. Online Auction - Books, Prints. 27 lots
Il Ponte. Milan. Interior Decoration - Prints, Photographs. 316 lots

Tue. Nov. 20th
Bonhams. New York. TCM PRESENTS ... THE DARK SIDE OF HOLLYWOOD. 267 lots
Christies. Paris. Antiquarian Books and Manuscripts. 187 lots
Rossini. Paris. Photographs. 53 lots
Doyle New York. New York. The Patricia and Donald Oresman Collection. 202 lots
Christies. London - King Street. Annabel's. 35 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Modern Prints. 81 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Internet bidstart 11/13. 687 lots
Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers. Kilkenny. Milford House Sale - Books and Prints. 64 lots

Wed. Nov. 21st
Sothebys. Paris. Books and Manuscripts. 134 lots
Trafford Books. Manchester. Books. 226 lots

Thu. Nov. 22nd
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper. 145 lots
Ader. PARIS. Judaica. 150 lots

Sat. Nov. 24th
Artcurial. Paris. Aristophil. 228 lots

Sun. Nov. 25th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 11/18.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 11/18.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction - bidstart 10/28. 256 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <b>Arenberg Auctions: Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps, and Works on Paper. March 29 & 30, 2019</b>
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Mar 29 & 30:</b> QUAST, Pieter Jansz. - [A Quack doctor on a market square.] €3.500 to €4.500
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Mar 29 & 30:</b><br>"Il Callotto resuscitato. Oder Ne¸ eingerichtes Zwerchen Cabinet." €6.000 to €7.000
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Mar 29 & 30:</b> MELLISS, Mrs. John Charles - 135 compositions of which 66 used to illustrate John Melliss' work on Saint Helena. €9.000 to €10.000
    <b>Arenberg Auctions: Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps, and Works on Paper. March 29 & 30, 2019</b>
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Mar 29 & 30:</b> LUCA, Ghérasim. - <i>Apostroph' apocalypse. Eaux-fortes de Wifredo Lam.</i> €3.000 to €4.000
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Mar 29 & 30:</b> REDOUTÉ, Pierre-Joseph - <i>Les Roses. Décrites par C.A. Thory.</i> €3.000 to €4.000
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Mar 29 & 30:</b> CORONELLI, Vincenzo - A magnificent pair of globes, terrestrial and celestial. €175.000 to €250.000
    <b>Arenberg Auctions: Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps, and Works on Paper. March 29 & 30, 2019</b>
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Mar 29 & 30:</b> BLAEU, Joan - <i>Le Grand Atlas, ou Cosmographie Blaviaene, en laquelle est exactement descritte la Terre, la Mer, et le Ciel.</i> €170.000 to €250.000
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Mar 29 & 30:</b> GOULD, John - A century of birds from the Himalaya mountains. €10.000 to €12.000
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Mar 29 & 30:</b> LEVAILLANT, François - Histoire naturelle des perroquets. €50.000 to €70.000
    <b>Arenberg Auctions: Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps, and Works on Paper. March 29 & 30, 2019</b>
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Mar 29 & 30:</b> MAXIMILIAN III JOSEPH - Patent of nobility. €800 to €1.000
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Mar 29 & 30:</b> Manuale parochiale sacerdotum. €800 to €1.200
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Mar 29 & 30:</b> LONGUS - Les amours pastorales de Daphnis et Chloé. €1.250 to €1.500
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 28:</b> <i>The Negro Travelers' Green Book,</i> edited by Victor H. Green, New York, 1958. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 28:</b> Phillis Wheatley, <i>Poems on Various Subjects, Religious & Moral,</i> London, 1773. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 28:</b> David Ruggles, <i>The Mirror of Liberty,</i> first issue of the first magazine edited by an African American, New York, 1838. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 28:</b> Lorraine Hansberry, <i>A Raisin in the Sun,</i> draft typescript, inscribed by the playwright, circa 1958. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 28:</b> Pair of letterpress broadsides for Ira Aldridge’s historic first 2 performances at London’s Theatre Royal, 1833. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 28:</b> Archive of letters to John Augustine Washington III at Mount Vernon, many of which discuss the lives of enslaved persons, 1837-61. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 28:</b> Important archive of letters and photographs of Charles White and his spouse, Frances B. White, 1956-60. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 28:</b> Papers of educator Sister Makinya Sibeko-Kouate, one of the leading popularizers of Kwanzaa, 1940-1975. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 28:</b> Stock certificate of the Negro Factories Corporation, signed by Marcus Garvey, 1920. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 28:</b> Benjamin Banneker, <i>Bannaker’s Maryland . . . Almanack and Ephemeris, for the Year of our Lord 1796,</i> Baltimore, 1795. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 28:</b> Frederick Douglass, previously unknown carte-de-visite by Samuel M. Fassett, Washington DC, 1878. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 28:</b> <i>First Annual Report of the New York Committee of Vigilance,</i> New York, 1837. $3,000 to $4,000.