• <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: 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>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.