• <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> Fine Illustrated Books. 50 illustrated works across a range of subjects.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> Present Perfect. Books & works on paper including Literature, Children’s & Illustrated, Sports & Pastimes, Modern Prints and more.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> The House of Romanov, marking the centenary of the tragic demise of the Romanov dynasty.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> CHAGALL & GOGOL. Les âmes mortes, 1948. Chagall’s first major illustrated book.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> GUSTAV KLIMT, eine nachlese, 1931. An important early monograph on Klimt.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> ELLIOT. Birds of North America, 1866. One of 200 2 vols sets, folio.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> PURCHAS. His Pilgrimes/Pilgrimage, 1625-26. 5 vols. Probably the greatest collection of voyages ever published.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> HUXLEY. Brave New World, 1932. Exceptionally fine first edition.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> KELMSCOTT PRESS. Poems of Shakespeare, one of 500, publisher’s vellum.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> LEROUX. Phantom of the Opera, 1911. First UK edition in fine S&S binding.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> INDIANA, Robert. The American Dream, one of 30 AP copies, 30 screen prints.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> BENOIS. Tsarskoe Selo during the Reign of Elizaveta Petrovna, St Petersburg, 1910. Deluxe issue.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> CORONATION ALBUM. Description du sacre et du couronnement de leurs Majestés Impériales, 1883. One of 200.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> IMPERIAL FAMILY. Signed original photograph of Tsar Nicholas II’s 4 daughters.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> Souvenir du Couronnement de Leurs Majestés Imperiales a Moscou, 1896.
  • <b>Bunch Auctions: Rare Books & Fine Prints. January 22, 2019</b>
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> Dickens, Charles. <i>A Tale of Two Cities,</i> first edition with inclusions. $18,000 to $26,000
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> John James Audubon. A la poupee color engraving on paper "Stanley Hawk." $6,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> [FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE] Dickens, Charles. <i>Oliver Twist</i>, London, 1838. 3 vols. $8,000 to $10,000
    <b>Bunch Auctions: Rare Books & Fine Prints. January 22, 2019</b>
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> Land indenture between William Penn and Thomas Gell, dated October 12, 1681, wherein Gell purchased 500 acres Pennsylvania farmland; signed by Penn. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> Thomas Hart Benton, lithograph on paper "The Woodpile", pencil signed, original AAA certificate. $1,500 to $2,500
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> Helen Dryden, <i>Vogue</i> cover design lithograph completed in hand watercolor, proof design for September 1922 issue. $600 to $800
    <b>Bunch Auctions: Rare Books & Fine Prints. January 22, 2019</b>
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> Fisher, John D. <i>Description of the Distinct, Confluent, and Inoculated Small Pox, Varioloid Disease, Cow Pox, and Chicken Pox,</i> Boston, 1829. $600 to $800
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> [Rare Dust Jacket] Crane, Stephen. <i>The Red Badge of Courage,</i> NY, 1896. $500 to $700
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> after Amedeo Modigliani (Italian, 1884-1920), chromolithograph on paper "Lunia Czechowska", signed in plate, artist's proof (A/P). $200 to $400
    <b>Bunch Auctions, Jan 22:</b> Samuel Arlent Edwards, color mezzotint on paper "A Visit to the Boarding School", pencil signed. $100 to $200
  • <b>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>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>

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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.

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RBH and AE

  • <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
  • <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>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste: Books and Manuscripts. January 22, 2019</b>
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> [MAGGIOLO, Vesconte] <i>Carta nautica manoscritta, bottega di Vesconte Maggiolo.</i> Italy, c.1550. Previously unknown extraordinary portolan chart. €50,000 to 80,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b><br>LA PÉROUSE, Jean-François. <i>Voyage de la Pérouse autour du monde.</i> Paris: L'Imprimerie de la République, 1797. €6,000 to 9,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> PEREA Y ROJAS, Daniel. The preparatory watercolours to the renown album <i>A Los Toros.</i> €4,000 to 6,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste: Books and Manuscripts. January 22, 2019</b>
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> MELA, Pomponio. <i>Cosmographia, sive De situ orbis.</i> Venice, 1478 [Bound with] DIONISIO il Periegeta. <i> De situ orbis…</i> Venice, 1478. €6,000 to 9,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> DE FELICE, Fortunato Bartolomeo. <i>Encyclopedie, ou dictionnaire universel raisonne des connoissances humaines.</i> Yverdon, 1770-1780. €4,000 to 6,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> VECELLIO, Cesare. <i>De gli habiti antichi et moderni di diverse parti del mondo.</i> Venice: Damian Zenaro, 1590. €3,000 to 5,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste: Books and Manuscripts. January 22, 2019</b>
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> FALDA, Giovanni Battista; SPECCHI, Alessandro. <i>Il nuovo teatro delle fabriche…</i> [bound with] <i>ll quarto libro del nuovo teatro delli palazzi in prospettiva di Roma moderna.</i> 1665-1699. €4,000 to 6,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> FALDA Giovan Battista. <i>Le fontane di Roma nelle piazze e luoghi pubblici della citta - Le fontane delle ville di Frascati nel Tusculano…</i> Rome, [1691]. €2,000 to 3,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> FERRERIO, Pietro & Giovanni Battista FALDA. <i> Palazzi di Roma de piu celebri architetti disegnati… [1655 – 1677]. €2,500 to 3,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste: Books and Manuscripts. January 22, 2019</b>
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> VON JACQUIN, Joseph Franz. <i>Eclogae graminum rariorum.</i> Vienna: Strauss Sommer, 1813-1844. €2,000 to 3,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> Prayer book according to the synagogical Ashkenazy rite in an elegant and precious silver binding. €3,000 to 5,000
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan 22:</b> BOCCACCIO, Giovanni. <i>Ameto.</i> Venice: Nicolo Zoppino, 1524. €3,000 to 5,000
  • <b>Forum Auctions: Private Press, Illustrated Books and Modern First Editions. January 30, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Wilde (Oscar). <i>The Sphinx,</i> one of only 25 large paper copies, illustrations and original pictorial vellum, 1894. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> King (Jessie Marion, 1875-1949). The Lament, pen and black ink on vellum. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Leger (Fernand). <i>Cirque,</i> one of 300 copies, Paris, Teriade, 1950. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Private Press, Illustrated Books and Modern First Editions. January 30, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Picasso (Pablo).- Reverdy (Pierre). <i>Sable Mouvant,</i> one of 255 copies signed by the artist, Paris, Louis Broder, 1966. £8,000 to £12,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Joyce (James). <i>Ulysses,</i> one of only 250 copies signed by both the author and artist, 6 etchings by Matisse, New York, Limited Editions Club, 1935. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Golden Cockerel Press.- <i>Four Gospels of the Lord Jesus Christ (The),</i> one of 500 copies, wood-engravings by Eric Gill, Laurence Hodson's copy, 1931. £5,000 to £7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Private Press, Illustrated Books and Modern First Editions. January 30, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Camus (Albert). <i>The Stranger,</i> first American edition, signed presentation inscription from the author, New York, 1946. £5,000 to £7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Greenhill (Elizabeth, binder).- Flint (Sir William Russell). <i>In Pursuit: An Autobiography,</i> limited edition signed by Francis Russell Flint, 1969. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Cranach Press.- Shakespeare (William). <i>The Tragedie of Hamlet Prince of Denmarke,</i> one of 300 copies, Janet Leeper's copy signed by Edward Gordon Craig, 1930. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Private Press, Illustrated Books and Modern First Editions. January 30, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Gray (John). <i>Silverpoints,</i> first edition, one of 25 large paper copies, initials and original vellum bidning designed by Charles Ricketts, 1893. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Kelmscott Press.- Design for the frontispiece to 'A Dream of John Ball', pen & black ink over pencil and heightened with Chinese white, 1892. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan 30:</b> Crowder (Henry). <i>Henry Music…</i> Poems by Nancy Cunard, Richard Aldington, Walter Lowenfels…, first and only edition, one of 100 copies signed by Crowder and additionally inscribed by him, 1930. £1,500 to £2,000
  • <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Kingsborough, Edward King. <i>Antiquities of Mexico: Comprising Facsimiles of Ancient Mexican Paintings and Hieroglyphics…</i> London, 1831-1848. $80,000 to $120,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Paul Revere. <i>The Bloody Massacre perpetrated In King-Street Boston on March 5th 1770 by a party of the 29th Reg. Boston, 1770.</i> $150,000 to $200,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Battle of the Alamo. <i>Suplemento al Diario del Gobierno de la Republica Mexicana.</i> (Núm. 326. Tom. IV.). Mexico City: Imprenta del Aguila, Dirigida por José Ximeno, 1836. $6,000 to $8,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> The Declaration of Independence. The first book-form printing of the Declaration of Independence. $300,000 to $500,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Treaty of Paris, Ratification. By the United States in Congress Assembled, A Proclamation … Annapolis, [Ca. 16-17 January 1784]. $800,000 to $1,200,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Declaration of Independence. The only known privately held copy of the celebrated William J. Stone facsimile for which provenance can be traced back to a direct ancestor who received it in 1824. $600,000 to $800,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Crockett, David. Autograph letter signed ("David Crockett") to George Patton, announcing his intention to travel to Texas. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Wytfliet, Cornelius. <i>Descriptionis Ptolemaicae Augmentum, Sive Occidentalis Notitia Brevi Commentario Illustrata.</i> Leuven: Johannes Bogaerts 1597. $35,000 to $50,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Schedel, Hartmann. <i>Liber Cronicarum cum Figuris et Ymaginibus.</i> Nuremberg, Anton Koberger for Sebald Schreyer and Sebastian Kammermeister, 12 July 1493. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> New York Mets. Baseball from the first victory of the New York Mets. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan 24:</b> Robert E. Lee. Autograph letter signed ("R E Lee") as Confederate commander, to Rabbi Max Michelbacher, declining to furlough Jewish Confederate troops for the high holy days. $150,000 to $250,000
  • <b>Case Antiques: Historic Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction.<br>January 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> Archive of five items related to John Singleton Mosby, the Confederate “Gray Ghost,” including 3 ALS and 2 colored lithographs. $2,800 to $3,200
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> Defoe, Daniel. Double Fore-Edge Painted Robinson Crusoe, 2 Vols., 1820. $800 to $1,000
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> McCarthy, Cormac. <i>Blood Meridian or the Evening Redness in the West.</i> First edition, 1985. $1,000 to $1,200
    <b>Case Antiques: Historic Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction.<br>January 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> Chagall, Marc. “Le Bouquet Rouge,” limited edition color lithograph. October, 1969. $10,000 to $12,000
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> Stern, Bert. Marilyn Monroe’s “Last Sitting” for <i>Vogue,</i> signed photograph and two books. $1,800 to $2,200
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> Five single fore-edge painted Bibles. $1,000 to $1,200
    <b>Case Antiques: Historic Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction.<br>January 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> Sander, August. “Painter Brockmann” and “Courtyard Musicians” gelatin silver prints. $2,000 to $2,400
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> after Sheng Mou, Qing Dynasty scroll, landscape painting, ink and color on silk, signature of Wang Hui (Chinese, 1632-1717). $1,800 to $2,200
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan 26:</b> Russell, J. Map of Kentucky, London, 1794, showing Tennessee as a SW Territory. $1,200 to $1,800