• <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.
  • <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>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

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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>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>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>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
  • <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>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