• <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>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>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

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Rare Book Hub: 37 Auctions Archived, another 30 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday 24 November 2018 37 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 10 denominated in euros, 1 in Australian dollars, 1 in British pounds, and 25 in US dollars.  Turnover was $34,265,446 as 10,203 lots were offered and 8,353 sold for a 82% success rate.  It was a strong week.

 

8 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

Heritage AuctionsComics on November 17th: $10,787,376 
Kedem Auction10th Anniversary Rare and Important Items on November 13th: $4,240,118 
Aguttes10 • LITERATURE • ANCIENT, ROMANTIC & MODERN BOOKS - MANUSCRIPTS & AUTOGRAPH LETTERS,... on November 14th: $3,164,789 
ArtcurialAristophil on November 19th: $2,702,699 
AderAristophil - Literature and Illustrated Books on November 15th: $2,325,935 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters on November 18th: $1,602,103 
ChristiesAntiquarian Books and Manuscripts on November 20th: $1,460,625 
OSENATBaudelaire Collection and Great Writers on November 4th: $1,386,885 



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

ChristiesAnnabel's on November 20th: 534.75% 
ArtcurialAristophil on November 19th: 181.13% 
SkinnerFine Books and Manuscripts on November 18th: 130.83% 
Aguttes10 • LITERATURE • ANCIENT, ROMANTIC & MODERN BOOKS - MANUSCRIPTS & AUTOGRAPH LETTERS,... on November 14th: 125.05% 
OSENATBaudelaire Collection and Great Writers on November 4th: 123.72% 
ArtcurialLimited Editions - Prints on November 19th: 110.85% 
Grogan and CompanyThe Fall Auction - Books and Prints on November 11th: 109.26% 
Doyle New YorkThe Patricia and Donald Oresman Collection on November 20th: 106.75% 
Bruun RasmussenModern Prints on November 20th: 102.29% 


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

ChristiesAnnabel's on November 20th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 11/11 on November 18th: 99.49% 
Heritage AuctionsComics on November 17th: 98.92% 
Brunk AuctionsPremier Catalogue Auction - Session III - Premier Catalog Auction - 1291 to 1793 on November 17th: 98.15% 
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Internet Currency Auction - Internet bidstart 11/13 on November 20th: 97.09% 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters on November 18th: 96.75% 
Grogan and CompanyThe Fall Auction - Books and Prints on November 11th: 96.61% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on November 17th: 96.20% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction - bidstart 10/21 on November 18th: 93.29% 
Lancaster Mennonite Historical SocietyBooks on November 9th: 91.95% 
Doyle New YorkThe Patricia and Donald Oresman Collection on November 20th: 91.09% 
Brunk AuctionsPremier Catalogue Auction - Session I - Emporium - 1 to 551 on November 15th: 90.91% 
OSENATBaudelaire Collection and Great Writers on November 4th: 89.51% 
Bruun RasmussenModern Prints on November 20th: 87.65% 
Clars Auction GalleryFine Art - Prints and Books on November 18th: 86.76% 
Kedem Auction10th Anniversary Rare and Important Items on November 13th: 84.00% 
Potomack CompanyOnline Auction - Books, Prints on November 19th: 81.48% 
ArtcurialLimited Editions - Prints on November 19th: 80.85% 

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Heritage Auctions Bernie Krigstein Impact #1 Complete 8-Page Story "Master Race" Original Art (EC, 1955). on November 17th Actual price: USD $600,000.
  2. Artcurial « Exposition abregée du sisteme du monde selon les principes de Mr Neuton » : manuscrits en partie autographes on November 19th Actual price: USD $577,980.
  3. Aguttes MANUSCRIT autographe on November 14th Actual price: USD $548,340.
  4. Ader MANUSCRIT autographe signé « Gve Flaubert », Les Mémoires d’un Fou, 1838  on November 15th Actual price: USD $414,960.
  5. Aguttes MANUSCRIT autographe on November 14th Actual price: USD $414,960.
  6. Kedem Auction Manuscript on Parchment on November 13th Actual price: USD $386,600.
  7. Artcurial « Altes und Neues zur Feld-Theorie » : manuscrit autographe signé on November 19th Actual price: USD $340,860.
  8. Heritage Auctions The Incredible Hulk #1 (Marvel, 1962) CGC NM- 9.2 White pages. on November 17th Actual price: USD $336,000.
  9. Kedem Auction Machzor with Hundreds of Kabbalistic Glosses Handwritten by the Ramchal on November 13th Actual price: USD $315,800.
  10. Skinner Tales , First Edition, in Paper Wrappers. on November 18th Actual price: USD $315,000.
  11. Heritage Auctions John Romita Sr. Amazing Spider-Man #60 Cover Kingpin Original Art (Marvel, 1968). on November 17th Actual price: USD $288,000.
  12. Heritage Auctions Steve Ditko Amazing Spider-Man #18 Story Page 22 Original Art (Marvel, 1964). on November 17th Actual price: USD $288,000.
  13. Aguttes CORRESPONDANCE de 61 lettres autographes, on November 14th Actual price: USD $274,170.
  14. OSENAT Lettre autographe signée « C. Baudelaire » à Narcisse Ancelle, avec 2 apostilles autographes de celui-ci. on November 4th Actual price: USD $266,760.
  15. Heritage Auctions Jack Kirby and Syd Shores Captain America #109 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1969). on November 17th Actual price: USD $264,000.
  16. Artcurial Radioactivité : dactylographie corrigée on November 19th Actual price: USD $259,350.
  17. Christies Modiano on November 20th Actual price: USD $248,000.
  18. Kedem Auction Manuscript Composition on November 13th Actual price: USD $233,200.
  19. Artcurial Manuscrit autographe signé inédit, en allemand on November 19th Actual price: USD $222,300.
  20. Kedem Auction Letter from Rebbe Yitzchak Isaac Taub of Kaliv on November 13th Actual price: USD $221,400.
  21. Artcurial Réunion de 178 imprimés de la documentation personnelle d’Albert Einstein on November 19th Actual price: USD $207,480.
  22. Kedem Auction Sipurei Maasiot by Rabbi Nachman of Breslov on November 13th Actual price: USD $196,800.
  23. Heritage Auctions Detective Comics #27 (DC, 1939) CGC Apparent NM- 9.2 Extensive (A-5) Off-white pages. on November 17th Actual price: USD $180,000.
  24. Kedem Auction Keter HaRabbanut on November 13th Actual price: USD $172,200.
  25. Heritage Auctions Action Comics #13 (DC, 1939) CGC VF/NM 9.0 Cream to off-white pages. on November 17th Actual price: USD $156,000.



37 total sales reported this week:

Michael Treloar. Books, Photographs & Manuscripts on November 4th: 50.99%
Sothebys. Books and Manuscripts on November 21st: 64.93%
Artcurial. Limited Editions - Prints on November 19th: 80.85%
Bruun Rasmussen. Modern Prints on November 20th: 87.65%
Doyle New York. The Patricia and Donald Oresman Collection on November 20th: 91.09%
Bonhams. TCM PRESENTS ... THE DARK SIDE OF HOLLYWOOD on November 20th: 55.81%
Christies. Antiquarian Books and Manuscripts on November 20th: 52.13%
Christies. Annabel's on November 20th: 100.00%
Potomack Company. Online Auction - Books, Prints on November 19th: 81.48%
Grogan and Company. The Fall Auction - Books and Prints on November 11th: 96.61%
Artcurial. Aristophil on November 19th: 73.04%
Brunk Auctions. Premier Catalogue Auction - Session III - Premier Catalog Auction - 1291 to 1793 on November 17th: 98.15%
Brunk Auctions. Premier Catalogue Auction - Session II - Premier Catalog Auction - 552 to 1290 on November 16th: 66.67%
Brunk Auctions. Premier Catalogue Auction - Session I - Emporium - 1 to 551 on November 15th: 90.91%
OSENAT. Baudelaire Collection and Great Writers on November 4th: 89.51%
Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society. Books on November 9th: 91.95%
Skinner. Fine Books and Manuscripts on November 18th: 78.81%
PBA Galleries. Rare Books & Manuscripts on November 15th: 63.04%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Internet bidstart 11/13 on November 20th: 97.09%
Neal Auction Company. Louisiana Purchase Auction on November 18th: 58.18%
Bonhams. ROCK & ROLL MEMORABILIA, FEATURING THE ORIGINAL HANDWRITTEN LYRICS TO "YOUR SONG" on November 19th: 29.09%
Clars Auction Gallery. Fine Art - Prints and Books on November 18th: 86.76%
Clars Auction Gallery. Fine Art - Prints and Books on November 17th: 77.22%
Eldreds. Americana and Paintings - Books, Prints on November 17th: 48.28%
Eldreds. Fall Marine Sale - Prints on November 15th: 64.00%
Ader. Aristophil - Literature and Illustrated Books on November 15th: 66.22%
Aguttes. 10 • LITERATURE • ANCIENT, ROMANTIC & MODERN BOOKS - MANUSCRIPTS & AUTOGRAPH LETTERS,... on November 14th: 71.34%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction - bidstart 10/21 on November 18th: 93.29%
Kedem Auction. 10th Anniversary Rare and Important Items on November 13th: 84.00%
Il Ponte. Interior Decorations - Prints on November 16th: 50.00%
Doyle New York. 20th Century Literature Online Only on November 15th: 62.50%
Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH. Modern and Contemporary Art - Modern Photography on November 16th: 33.65%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on November 17th: 96.20%
RR Auction. Marvels of Modern Music - Internet bidstart 11/8 on November 15th: 62.16%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 11/11 on November 18th: 99.49%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters on November 18th: 96.75%
Heritage Auctions. Comics on November 17th: 98.92%

 


For the week ahead 30 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Nov. 26th
Pandolfini. Florence . Books. 135 lots
Dorotheum . Vienna. Autographs, Manuscripts, Certificates. 331 lots
Ketterer Kunst Doerling. Hamburg. Rare Books. 545 lots
Moreshet Auctions. Jerusalem. Judaica - Books, Manuscripts. 312 lots

Tue. Nov. 27th
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Books, Manuscripts, Prints. 6472 lots
Bonhams. London. Fine Books, Manuscripts and Historical Photographs. 215 lots
Jacksons Auction. Cedar Falls, Iowa . Modern & Vintage Masters - Day 1. 19 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Internet bidstart 11/20. 696 lots

Wed. Nov. 28th
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . 15th -19th Century Prints. 700 lots
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. COLLECTION A.J. ANCIENT BOOKS & MANUSCRIPTS, ETIENNE DOLET (1509-1546) FRENCH AUTHOR AND PRINTER. 53 lots
Chiswick Auctions. London. Printed Books & Manuscripts; Photographica. 441 lots
Rossini. Paris. CATALOG SALE: DISPERSION OF THE LIBRARY OF THE ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF PHILOSOPHY AT THE SORBONNE JEA. 210 lots
Christies. London - King Street. Russian Literary First Editions & Manuscripts - Highlights from the Eden Martin Collection.
Forum Auctions. London. Banksy Editions. 25 lots
Alaska Auction. Anchorage. Books, Magazines, Prints.

Thu. Nov. 29th
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Cape Town. Books - Internet Bidstart 11/22. 522 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Fine Books and Works on Paper.
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. The Craig Noble Collection of L. Frank Baum & the Wizard of Oz. 253 lots
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Asian Art - Prints. 128 lots
Sothebys. New York. Space Exploration. 185 lots
Soler Y Llach. Barcelona. Books, Prints, Manuscripts. 830 lots
Rossini. Paris. POSTERS FROM THE 19TH TO THE 20TH CENTURY: ADVERTISING, POLITICS, TRADE UNIONS AND SHOWS (OPERA AND.

Fri. Nov. 30th
ALDE. Paris. Modern Illustrated Books and Original Bindings. 348 lots
Sothebys. New York. History of Science and Technology. 109 lots

Sat. Dec. 1st
Potter and Potter Auctions. Chicago. Vintage Travel Posters.
Leland Little Auctions. Hillsborough, NC. Important Winter Auction.
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper.

Sun. Dec. 2nd
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 11/25.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 11/25.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction - bidstart 11/4. 263 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <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>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.
  • <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