• <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>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.
  • <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: 25 Auctions Archived, another 56 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday 1st of December 2018 25 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 7 denominated in euros, 5 in British pounds, 1 in Mexican pesos, and 12 in US dollars.  Turnover was $15,156,595 as 7,905 lots were offered and 6,165 sold for a 78% success rate.  The average lot brought $2,458.49.  The week just now underway promises to be the busiest of the year as 56 auctions will be conducted by next Sunday.

 

4 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

SothebysHistory of Science and Technology on November 30th: $4,922,625 
ChristiesRussian Literary First Editions & Manuscripts - Highlights from the Eden Martin Collection on November 28th: $2,868,348 
ArtcurialComic Strips on November 24th: $1,444,309 
BonhamsFine Books, Manuscripts and Historical Photographs on November 27th: $1,190,879 


5 auctions saw total sales exceed 100% of the high estimates of all lots offered in the sale: 

ChristiesRussian Literary First Editions & Manuscripts - Highlights from the Eden Martin Collection on November 28th: 149.23% 
SothebysHistory of Science and Technology on November 30th: 115.18% 
PandolfiniBooks on November 26th: 113.49% 
Forum AuctionsBanksy Editions on November 28th: 108.30% 
Christian Hesse AuktionenPrints, Books, Autographs on November 24th: 102.02% 


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

National Book AuctionsBooks – LEC, 17th Century, Sets, Decorative, Antique, etc. on November 18th: 100.00% 
Forum AuctionsBanksy Editions on November 28th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction - bidstart 10/28 on November 25th: 98.83% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 11/18 on November 25th: 98.77% 
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Internet Currency Auction - Internet bidstart 11/20 on November 27th: 95.98% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on November 24th: 95.42% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 11/18 on November 25th: 95.34% 
PBA GalleriesThe Craig Noble Collection of L. Frank Baum & the Wizard of Oz on November 29th: 88.54% 
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Books and Works on Paper on November 22nd: 87.59% 
Cowans AuctionsAmerican History: Premier Auction on November 16th: 86.94% 
BonhamsFine Books, Manuscripts and Historical Photographs on November 27th: 84.19% 


25 total sales reported this week: 

National Book AuctionsBooks – LEC, 17th Century, Sets, Decorative, Antique, etc. on November 18th: 100.00% 
RossiniPOSTERS FROM THE 19TH TO THE 20TH CENTURY: ADVERTISING, POLITICS, TRADE UNIONS AND SHOWS (OPERA AND on November 29th: 35.67% 
PandolfiniBooks on November 26th: 74.81% 
SothebysHistory of Science and Technology on November 30th: 75.23% 
SothebysSpace Exploration on November 29th: 67.57% 
PBA GalleriesThe Craig Noble Collection of L. Frank Baum & the Wizard of Oz on November 29th: 88.54% 
ChristiesRussian Literary First Editions & Manuscripts - Highlights from the Eden Martin Collection on November 28th: 77.63% 
Forum AuctionsBanksy Editions on November 28th: 100.00% 
Trafford BooksBooks on November 21st: 67.26% 
AderJudaica on November 22nd: 57.33% 
Alexander Historical AuctionsFall Auction on November 14th: 76.90% 
One Of Kind CollectiblesRare Collectibles - Internet bidstart 10/20 on November 15th: 69.87% 
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Internet Currency Auction - Internet bidstart 11/20 on November 27th: 95.98% 
BonhamsFine Books, Manuscripts and Historical Photographs on November 27th: 84.19% 
Dorotheum Autographs, Manuscripts, Certificates on November 26th: 59.82% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction - bidstart 10/28 on November 25th: 98.83% 
Cowans AuctionsAmerican History: Premier Auction on November 16th: 86.94% 
Morton SubastasRare Books, Decorative Prints, Historical Photography on November 22nd: 28.94% 
Christian Hesse AuktionenPrints, Books, Autographs on November 24th: 64.51% 
Il PonteInterior Decoration - Prints, Photographs on November 23rd: 78.80% 
ArtcurialComic Strips on November 24th: 75.00% 
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Books and Works on Paper on November 22nd: 87.59% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 11/18 on November 25th: 95.34% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 11/18 on November 25th: 98.77% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on November 24th: 95.42% 
 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Sothebys 1965 NOBEL PRIZE MEDAL IN PHYSICS, AWARDED TO RICHARD PHILLIPS FEYNMAN FOR HIS FUNDAMENTAL WORK IN QUANTUM ELECTRODYNAMICS on November 30th Actual price: USD $975,000.
  2. Sothebys TWO OBJECTIVES. (1) TO POINT OUT THE PECULIAR POINT. (2) TO FORMULATE A ME IN A DEFINITE NUMBER OF ASSUMPTIONS (NON-RELATIVISTIC SCHRÖD), on November 30th Actual price: USD $399,000.
  3. Sothebys PLENTY OF ROOM AT BOTTOM, on November 30th Actual price: USD $387,000.
  4. Bonhams Autograph draft of the Fantasiest?cke (Fantasy Pieces) for piano on November 27th Actual price: USD $287,680.
  5. Sothebys CLASSICAL THEORY — SELF ENERGY DIFFICULTIES. QUANTUM THEORY — STILL IN TROUBLE..., on November 30th Actual price: USD $287,500.
  6. Alexander Historical Auctions MAO ZEDONG on November 14th Actual price: USD $270,600.
  7. Christies Vechera na khutore bliz dikan'ki. 1-2 [Evenings on a Farm near Dikanka. Books 1-2]. on November 28th Actual price: USD $224,000.
  8. Sothebys ARCHIVE OF MANUSCRIPTS TREATING SOLID STATE PHYSICS — SPANNING THE LENGTH OF FEYNMAN'S CAREER, CA 1948-1985 on November 30th Actual price: USD $200,000.
  9. Sothebys WORK OUT TR E-?A*I ..., on November 30th Actual price: USD $162,500.
  10. Sothebys INSIDE THE ATOM, DRAFTS FOR TWO OR POSSIBLY THREE DIFFERENT TALKS ON THE ENGINEERING PROBLEMS OF THE ATOM BOMB, CA 1944-1945. on November 30th Actual price: USD $156,250.
  11. Christies  Vozvrashchenie Chorba. [The Return of Chorb.] on November 28th Actual price: USD $152,000.
  12. Artcurial Arzach. on November 24th Actual price: USD $135,934.
  13. Christies Evgenii Onegin. [Eugene Onegin. A novel in verse.] on November 28th Actual price: USD $128,000.
  14. Sothebys COMPUTING MACHINES OF THE FUTURE, CA 1985. on November 30th Actual price: USD $125,000.
  15. Sothebys ARMILLARY SPHERE BY CASPAR VOPEL, COLOGNE, 1549 SIGNED "CASPAR VOPELI MATHEMA PROF COLONIAE AGRIPPINAE SPHAERAM HANC FACIEBAT 1549."   on November 30th Actual price: USD $125,000.
  16. Sothebys ATOMIC BOMB AS MILITARY WEAPON, CA 1946. on November 30th Actual price: USD $112,500.
  17. Sothebys MAGNIFICENT 18TH-CENTURY PLANETARIUM BY JOHN HANDSFORD, BRISTOL, CA 1780SIGNED ON THE ENGRAVED SILVERED DRUM PLATE "MADE FOR RICH.D ALDRIDGE, ESQ. BY JOHN HANDSFORD, BRISTOL." on November 30th Actual price: USD $112,500.
  18. Christies Stikhotvoreniia. [Poems.] on November 28th Actual price: USD $104,000.
  19. Christies Ruslan i Liudmila. Poema v shesti pesniakh. [Ruslan and Liudmila. A Poem in Six Cantos.] on November 28th Actual price: USD $104,000.
  20. Christies Povesti pokoinago Ivana Petrovicha Belkina, izdannyia A.P. [Tales of the Late Ivan Petrovich Belkin, published by A.P.] on November 28th Actual price: USD $96,000.
  21. Christies Povesti i razskazy. [Tales and Stories.] on November 28th Actual price: USD $88,000.
  22. Christies Evgenii Onegin. Roman v stikhakh. Gl. 1 [Eugene Onegin. A novel in verse. Chapter 1.]@ on November 28th Actual price: USD $88,000.
  23. Sothebys THE PRINCIPLES OF QUANTUM MECHANICS. on November 30th Actual price: USD $87,500.
  24. Sothebys TYPED LETTER SIGNED TO GEORGE SELDES, PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 24 OCTOBER 1954. on November 30th Actual price: USD $87,500.
  25. Artcurial 20e anniversaire du journal de Tintin. on November 24th Actual price: USD $82,992.



For the week ahead 56 sales are scheduled: 


Mon. Dec. 3rd
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 111 lots
Australian Book Auctions. Armadale, . December Gallery Auction. 219 lots
Neret Minet and Tessier. Paris. Comics. 199 lots
Adams Amsterdam Auctions. Amsterdam. Fine Art, Photographs, Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints. 193 lots

Tue. Dec. 4th
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Photography. 173 lots
Sothebys. London. Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts and Continental and Russian Books. 306 lots
Christies. New York. Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts Including Americana. 222 lots
Christies. New York. Albert Einstein: The God Letter. 1 lots
Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen. 75172 Pforzheim. Books, Graphics modern and ancient Arts, Antiques. 1162 lots
ALDE. Paris. Italian Impressions. 163 lots
Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood. Exeter. 20th Century and Contemporary Sale - Prints, Books. 26 lots
Robert Siegel Galleries. New York. The Alfredo Frohlich Collection: The Evolution of Postal Systems in Panama 1777-1881. 148 lots
Forum Auctions in Italy. Roma. Online Sale: The Library of Marquis Giulio Carlo Stanga Trecco (1794-1852) - Part I. 54 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Internet bidstart 11/27. 577 lots
Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers. Kilkenny. Rare Books.
Forum Auctions. London. Artsy: Select Editions. 31 lots

Wed. Dec. 5th
Bonhams. New York. The History of Science and Technology. 134 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Photography. 313 lots
Bonhams. London. Prints and Multiples. 258 lots
Dorotheum . Vienna. Books and Decorative Prints. 407 lots
Ader. PARIS. Old and Modern Prints. 335 lots
Peter Arnold. Prahran VIC . Rare books, maps, prints & photographs. 233 lots
Grays Auctioneers. Cleveland, . Fine Art - Prints. 172 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Western Americana. 102 lots
University Archives. Westport. Autographed Documents, Manuscripts, Photos, Books & Relics. 284 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. Fine Autograph and Artifact Auction featuring Pop Culture - Online bidstart: 11/16. 938 lots
Bonhams. New York. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the World of Hilary Knight. 292 lots

Thu. Dec. 6th
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Norwich. Books, Maps, Prints and Ephemera. 870 lots
Swann Galleries. New York. Illustration Art. 282 lots
Sothebys. New York. Lady Blue Eyes: Property of Barbara and Frank Sinatra. 58 lots
Ader. PARIS. Old and Modern Prints. 316 lots
Tajan. Paris. Editions #2.
Brunk Auctions. Asheville, NC . Emporium Auction. 97 lots
PIASA. Paris. Modern and Contemporary Art, Editions. 30 lots
Heritage Auctions. Hong Kong. HKINF World Currency Signature Auction. 1283 lots

Fri. Dec. 7th
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. Ancient and Modern Books. 248 lots
Jeschke van Vliet Auctions Berlin GmbH. Berlin-Schoneberg. Rare Books, Decorative Prints, Historical Photography. 1345 lots
Stockholms Auktionsverk. Stockholm. Rare Books, Maps and Manuscripts. 195 lots
Vermot de Pas. Paris. Comics Strips and Original Plates, Animation. 373 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Western Americana. 544 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Select Modern & Contemporary Editions and Artist's Books. 123 lots
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Norwich. Books, day 2. 265 lots

Sat. Dec. 8th
Michaans Auctions. Alameda, CA . Gallery Auction - Books, Prints, Photographs. 30 lots
Goldberg Coins and Collectibles. LOS ANGELES. Collectibles. 1019 lots
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Prints and Multiples. 147 lots
Vermot de Pas. Paris. Comics, Albums, Original Boards and Animation. 693 lots
Heritage Auctions. Beverly Hills. Animation Art. 1279 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper.
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Cleveland. Fine Art Prints. 284 lots
Amadeus-Auktionshaus GmbH. Wien. Rare Books. 212 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Western Americana. 701 lots

Sun. Dec. 9th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Civil War and Militaria.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 12/2.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 12/2.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 11/11. 151 lots
OSENAT. FONTAINEBLEAU. Historical Memorabilia.

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>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