• <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Macbeth: A Tragedy.</i> London, 1673. FIRST SEPARATE AND FIRST QUARTO EDITION. THE CHARLTON HESTON COPY. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. <i>In Our Time.</i> Paris, 1924. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. <i>Fanshawe, A Tale.</i> Boston, 1828. FIRST EDITION OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> THOREAU, HENRY DAVID. <i>Walden; Or, Life in the Woods.</i> Boston, 1854. FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies.</i> London, 1685. THE FOURTH FOLIO, Brewster/Bentley issue. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> STEIG, WILLIAM. Original maquette and 58 finished drawings for <i>The Agony in the Kindergarten,</i> one of Steig's most important books. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> VERNE, JULES. <i>A Journey to the Centre of the Earth.</i> New York & London, 1872. FIRST EDITION, RARE AMERICAN ISSUE, with Scribner & Welford cancel title. $5,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> KING, STEPHEN. <i>Carrie.</i> New York, 1974. INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION, OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE MACINTOSH PROTOTYPE. 1983. The earliest known Macintosh with "Twiggy" drive, one of only two known working machines. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> PLATO. <i>Timaeus</i> [AND] <i>Critias</i> [from Ficini's 1484 Opera]. A LANDMARK OF SCIENTIFIC THOUGHT. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> LOVELACE, AUGUSTA ADA. Sketch of the Analytical Engine Invented by Charles Babbage Esq. London, 1843. FIRST EDITION, JOURNAL ISSUE, MOST IMPORTANT PAPER IN EARLY DIGITAL COMPUTING. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE-1 COMPUTER. Signed by Steve Wozniak, used in development of Apple II. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. 1809-1882. <i>On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection.</i> London, 1859. FIRST EDITION. $80,000 to $120,000.
  • <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b> Fust-Schöffer-Bibel from Gutenberg-Press, 1462. Est: € 1,000,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>J. W. Weinmann, <i>Phytanthoza-Iconographia,</i> 1735-45. Est: € 60,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>O. Kokoschka, <i>Die träumenden Knaben,</i> 1917. Est: € 10,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>Z. Lilius, <i>Orbis breviarium,</i> 1493. <br>Est: € 10,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b> <i>Gazette du Bon Ton,</i> 1912-22.<br>Est: € 14,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>M. Chagall, <i>Daphnis & Chloé,</i> 1961. Est: € 100,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>C. Ptolemaeus, <i>Geographie,</i> 1513.<br>Est: € 100,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>E. L. Kirchner, <i>Umbra vitae,</i> 1924.<br>Est: € 6,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>J. Miró, <i>Midi le trèfle blanc,</i> 1968. Est: € 2,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b> Clemens V., <i>Constitutiones,</i> 1471.<br>Est: € 14,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>C. Gesner, <i>Tierbuch, Vogelbuch, Fischbuch,</i> 1563-81. Est: € 5,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>J. Itten, <i>Utopia,</i> 1921. Est: € 2,000
  • <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> [Peter I, Tsar]. <i>Simboly i emblemata ukazom i blagopovedenii imperatora Petra Alekseevicha [Symbola et emblemata jussu atque auspiciis Petri Alexeidis].</i> Amsterdam, 1705. £30,000 to £40,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> Charlemagne, Adolf. Benefice d'Adieu de Madame Naptal. [St Petersburg: 16th February 1873]. £30,000 to £40,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> [Military. Album.] [An album of drawings of weapons and their accessories, drawn from nature by the Second Cadets Corps.] St Petersburg, 1800. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> Pushkin, Alexander. <i>Evgenii Onegin.</i> St Petersburg: Dep. of Public Education, 1825-1832. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> Sumarokov, Pavel. <i>Dosugi krymskogo sud’i ili vtoroe puteshestvie v Tavridu. [The Leisure of a Crimean Judge or a Second Tour to Tauris].</i> St Petersburg: Imperial Press, 1803-5. £50,000 to £80,000

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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

  • <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper,<br>to include Travel, Sciences, <br>Sport & Illustrated Art<br>November 20, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> [Herberstein, Sigismund von, & al.] <i>Rerum Moscoviticarum…,</i> 4 plates, illustrations, folio, Andreas Wevhelius, Frankfurt, 1600. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> Bowen (Emmanuel) & Owen (John). <i>Britannia Depicta…,</i> fourth edition, engraved title and 273 maps, 4to, Thomas Bowles, 1753. £700 to £900
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> Geographical Game.- Jefferys (Thomas). <i>The Royal Geographical Pastime or the Tour of Europe,</i> FIRST EDITION, engraving of Europe, map c. 507 x 665 mm, Thomas Jefferys, 1768. £600 to £800
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper,<br>to include Travel, Sciences, <br>Sport & Illustrated Art<br>November 20, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> Germany.- Homann (Johann Baptist). <i>Atlas Novus Terrarum Orbis Imperia... Atlas von Deutschland,</i> engraved half title, 87 maps only, folio, Erben, Nuremberg, 1753. £8,000 to £10,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> Iceland [Løvenørns (Poul)]. <i>Beskrivelse over den Iislandske…,</i> 10 engraved maps and plates, vignettes, 4to, Copenhagen, F. W. Thiele, 1788. £600 to £800
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> Lewis (John Frederick). <i>Illustrations of Constantinople…,</i> FIRST EDITION, frontispiece and 26 views folio, T. McLean, D.& P. Colnaghi & John F. Lewis, [1838]. £2,000 to £3,000
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper,<br>to include Travel, Sciences, <br>Sport & Illustrated Art<br>November 20, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> Lilford (Lord, Thomas Littleton Powys, 4th Baron). <i>Coloured Figures of the Birds of the British Islands,</i> 7 vol., second edition, [one of 450 sets], 421 plates, large 8vo, 1891-97. £1,800 to £2,200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> Londres [panorama], engraving, 350 x 520mm, chez Baltazar Moncornet, Paris, c.1666-68. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> Van Keulen (Joannes). <i> Niewe Pas Caarte Strekkende van Pta Cataon tot Pta Lamtaon…,</i> copper engraved map, hand coloured, 510 x 585mm, Amsterdam, [1753]. £1,200 to £1,500
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper,<br>to include Travel, Sciences, <br>Sport & Illustrated Art<br>November 20, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> Goethe (Johann Wolfgang von). <i> Prologue dans le ciel, Traduction de Gerard de Nerval…,</i> 11 double sheets with calligraphic handwriting, 33 fine gouaches, Philippe Gonin, [Paris, c. 1932]. £400 to £600
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> Murphy (Jill, author and illustrator) ARR. <i> Peace at Last & The Large Family: All in One Piece,</i> 10 pieces of original artwork from the two books, 1980 & 1987 (12). £1,800 to £2,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> Rembrandt (Harmensz. van Rijn). Christ at Emmaus: the larger plate, etching and drypoint, 212 x 161mm, sheet 225 x 170mm, 1654. £1,000 to £1,500
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works<br>on Paper including Books from The Collection of The Garden Ltd<br>November 21, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Bohr (Niels). <i>On the Constitution of Atoms and Molecules,</i> first edition, presentation copy, offprint 1913. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Shakespeare's Falstaff.- Henry V & Sir John Fastolf. Indenture agreement appointing Fastolf as Keeper of the Bastille of St Anthony at Paris, manuscript in French, 1421. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> World.- Purchas (Samuel). <i>Purchas his Pilgrimes. In Five Books...,</i> 5 vol., first edition, 7 folding engraved maps, contemporary calf, by William Stansby for Henrie Fetherstone, 1625-26. £20,000 to £30,000
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works<br>on Paper including Books from The Collection of The Garden Ltd<br>November 21, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Book of Hours.- Use of Rouen, manuscript on vellum, in Latin and French, illuminated with 14 full-page miniatures by the workshop or follower of the Maitre de l'Echevinage, Rouen, 1480s. £20,000 t0 £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Giese (Raban, ?scholar and medical doctor). Album Amicorum of drawing on his travels and acquaintances in Europe 1618-21, 134 watercolour illustrations including c. 60 professional miniatures, 1618-39. £30,000 to £40,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Jones (David). 14 Autograph Letters signed, 1952-68; and a small quantity of ephemera (sm. qty). £6,000 to £8,000
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works<br>on Paper including Books from The Collection of The Garden Ltd<br>November 21, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Constable (John). Various Subjects of Landscape, Characteristic of English Scenery, signed presentation inscription from Constable, 1833. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669). The Descent from the Cross: Second Plate, etching and engraving, 1633. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Salvin (Francis Henry) and William Brodrick. <i>Falconry in the British Isles,</i> second edition, William Brodrick's copy with 3 original watercolours by him, 1873. £8,000 to £12,000
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works<br>on Paper including Books from The Collection of The Garden Ltd<br>November 21, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> China.- Helman (Isidore Stanislas Henri). <i>Suite des seize estampes representant les conquetes de l'Empereur de la Chine,</i> 1783-88. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Pratt (Edward Roger, 1789-1863). Album of 28 watercolours and other works on paper from a journey to ancient sites and monuments in the Mediterranean, [c.1830 and later]. £3,000 to £5,000
  • <center><b>Skinner Auctions <br>Fine Books & Manuscripts <i>online</i><br> November 11-17
    <center><b>Skinner Rare Book Auction November 11-17</b>
    <center><b>Skinner Rare Book Auction November 11-17</b>
    <center><b>Skinner Rare Book Auction November 11-17</b>
    <center><b>Skinner Auctions <br>Fine Books & Manuscripts <i>online</i><br> November 11-17
    <center><b>Skinner Rare Book Auction November 11-17</b>
    <center><b>Skinner Rare Book Auction November 11-17</b>
    <center><b>Skinner Rare Book Auction November 11-17</b>
    <center><b>Skinner Auctions <br>Fine Books & Manuscripts <i>online</i><br> November 11-17
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    <center><b>Skinner Rare Book Auction November 11-17</b>
    <center><b>Skinner Rare Book Auction November 11-17</b>
    <center><b>Skinner Auctions <br>Fine Books & Manuscripts <i>online</i><br> November 11-17
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    <center><b>Skinner Rare Book Auction November 11-17</b>
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  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b><br>Dr. Seuss, pen, ink & watercolor, calendar illustration, Thomas D. Murphy Company, 1937. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Georges Lepape, <i>Sur la Terrasse,</i> gouache & pencil, cover for <i>Vogue,</i> 1930. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Charles Dana Gibson, <i>The Coming Game, Yale vs. Vassar,</i> pen & ink, for <i>Life</i> magazine, 1895. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b><br>H.A. Rey, color pencil, charcoal, watercolor & gouache, for <i>Rafi et les 9 singes,</i> 1939. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Ernest H. Shepard, pen & ink, for Kenneth Grahame’s <i>Bertie’s Escapade,</i> 1949. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Charles Schulz, <i>The Biggest Star Measured So Far,</i> ink & wash, original <i>Peanuts</i> cartoon, published 1961. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Saul Steinberg, <i>12 Biographies, A to B,</i> pen & ink with collage, final illustration in his book <i>The Labyrinth,</i> 1960. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b><br>Jo Mielziner, <i>A Streetcar Named Desire,</i> watercolor, graphite & gouache, first color study for the award-winning 1947 production. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Charles Addams, <i>Nevermore,</i> watercolor & ink, for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1973. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> James Montgomery Flagg, <i>I Should Worry,</i> watercolor, gouache & graphite, cover for <i>Judge</i> magazine, 1914. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Edward Gorey, <i>Swan Lake, Hunters/Siegfried, Van Rothbart,</i> watercolor, pen & ink, costume designs, 1975. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Ludwig Bemelmans, <i>Sketch for Madeline,</i> gouache & ink. $6,000 to $9,000.