• <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>
  • <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

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Rare Book Hub: 53 Auctions Archived, another 26 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday 22 December 2018 53 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 1 denominated in Australian dollars, 1 in Swiss francs, 20 in euros, 7 in British pounds, and 24 in US dollars.  Turnover was a robust $37,697,860 as 17,619 lots were offered and 12,383 sold for a 70% success rate.  Political turmoil continues to weigh on the market.


7 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

Pierre Berge and AssociesThe Library of Pierre Berge on December 14th: $9,270,353 
ChristiesFine Printed Books & Manuscripts Including Americana on December 4th: $5,425,625 
ChristiesValuable Books and Manuscripts on December 12th: $4,926,648 
SothebysImportant Judaica, Including a Distinquished Private Collection on December 19th: $1,988,375 
Ketterer Kunst DoerlingRare Books on November 26th: $1,792,363 
BonhamsPrints and Multiples on December 18th: $1,508,282 
Arenberg AuctionsBooks on December 15th: $1,238,924 

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

AderOld and Modern Prints on December 5th: 151.87% 
Koller AuctionsPrints and Multiples on December 8th: 144.43% 
Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood20th Century and Contemporary Sale - Prints, Books on December 4th: 143.58% 
AderOld and Modern Prints on December 6th: 139.17% 
Arenberg AuctionsBooks on December 15th: 136.26% 
BonhamsEntertainment Memorabilia on December 11th: 133.21% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsModern Literature and First Editions on December 13th: 126.00% 
Pierre Berge and AssociesThe Library of Pierre Berge on December 14th: 125.61% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPrinted Books, Maps and Documents on December 12th: 118.72% 
Swann GalleriesMaps and Atlases, Natural History and Color Plate Books on December 13th: 111.03% 
De Baecque and AssociesOld and Modern Books on December 13th: 106.91% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsWinter Magic Auction - Online only on December 15th: 102.13% 
 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Pierre Berge and Associes Du côté de chez Swann. on December 14th Actual price: USD $1,722,969.
  2. Christies . An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations on December 12th Actual price: USD $1,154,113.
  3. Christies DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE – In Congress, July 4, 1776. The Unanimous Declaration of the Thirteen United States of America. on December 4th Actual price: USD $852,500.
  4. Pierre Berge and Associes Essais de Messire Michel Seigneur de Montaigne, Chevalier de l'Ordre du Roy, & Gentil-homme ordinaire de sa Chambre. Livre premier & second. on December 14th Actual price: USD $786,993.
  5. Pierre Berge and Associes La Tresillustre Vie de Romulus faicte premierement et composee par Plutarche cheronense en langaige grec et depuys traduite en langue rommaine qui est latine par lapp' florentin et finablement translatee en nostre maternel usaige.Suivi de:La Tresillustre on December 14th Actual price: USD $765,829.
  6. Pierre Berge and Associes De historia stirpium commentarii insignes, maximis impensis et vigiliis elaborati, adjectis earundem vivis plusquam quingentis imaginibus, nunquam antea ad naturae imitationem artificiosius effictis & expressis. on December 14th Actual price: USD $481,831.
  7. Christies . Das Kapital. Kritik der politischen Oekonomie. Volume 1 on December 12th Actual price: USD $437,833.
  8. Christies Liber Chronicarum. on December 4th Actual price: USD $372,500.
  9. Pierre Berge and Associes Le Premier [- Second, - Tiers] Volume de Enguerran de Monstrellet ensuyvantFroissart na gueres imprime a Paris des cronicques de France, dangleterre, descoce, despaigne, de Bretaigne, de gascongne, de flandres. Et lieux circonvoisins. on December 14th Actual price: USD $355,959.
  10. Sothebys Sefer Ets ha-Hayyim (Book of the Tree of Life), Rabbi Hayyim Vital, with Autograph Notes of Rabbi Jonathan Eibeschuetz, [Ashkenaz]: 1741 on December 19th Actual price: USD $325,000.
  11. Pierre Berge and Associes Cy commence ung tres excellent livre nomme le proprietaire des choses translate de latin en francoys a la requeste de treschrestien et trespuissant roy charles quint. on December 14th Actual price: USD $307,009.
  12. Christies Novum ac magnum theatrum urbium Belgicae Regiae [– Foederate.] on December 4th Actual price: USD $287,500.
  13. Sothebys An Extremely Rare Medieval Torah Scroll from Spain on December 19th Actual price: USD $250,000.
  14. Pierre Berge and Associes Pompes funèbres. on December 14th Actual price: USD $208,962.
  15. Christies Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, in Italian. Venice: Aldus Manutius for Leonardus Crassus, December 1499. [COLONNA, Francesco 1433-1527 ] . Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, in Italian on December 12th Actual price: USD $206,375.
  16. Pierre Berge and Associes À l'ombre des jeunes filles en fleurs. on December 14th Actual price: USD $200,254.
  17. Christies De lateribus et angulis triangulorum, tum planorum rectilineorum tum Sphaericorum, libellus eruditissimus & utilissimus... Additus est Canon semissium subtensarum rectarum linearum in Circulo. on December 4th Actual price: USD $200,000.
  18. Bonhams Ken (K.K.) Downing/Judas Priest: A Gibson Flying V guitar, on December 11th Actual price: USD $190,500.
  19. Christies . Two autograph manuscript sledging journals of the 1910-1913 British Antarctic Expedition, comprising: ‘We have built a carn – a 12 foot carn and put a cross made of a pair of skis on it’ on December 12th Actual price: USD $190,500.
  20. Christies World War II Scrapbook, including 22 autograph letters signed ("Kurt III" and "Kay") to his family; together with telegrams, period photographs, printed matter, ephemera, and related material; on December 4th Actual price: USD $187,500.
  21. Pierre Berge and Associes Le Capital. Traduction de M. J. Roy, entièrement révisée par l'auteur. on December 14th Actual price: USD $187,288.
  22. Christies . Autograph letter signed ‘Adam Smith’ to on December 12th Actual price: USD $174,625.
  23. Christies . Da Qing wan nian yi tong di li quantu. on December 12th Actual price: USD $174,625.
  24. Koller Auctions Les Petites Baigneuses. 1893. on December 8th Actual price: USD $170,185.
  25. Ketterer Kunst Doerling Buch der Chroniken, 1493. on November 26th Actual price: USD $168,264.



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

National Book Auctions. Books – Americana, NYS, 1600’s, Sendak, Sets on December 16th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 12/9 on December 16th: 99.57%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 12/9 on December 16th: 98.76%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Internet bidstart 12/11 on December 18th: 97.97%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction - online bidstart 11/18 on December 16th: 94.48%
Potter and Potter Auctions. Winter Magic Auction - Online only on December 15th: 91.77%
Pierre Berge and Associes. The Library of Pierre Berge on December 14th: 91.54%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on December 15th: 91.30%
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Contemporary and Fine Art - Prints on December 8th: 91.25%
Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood. 20th Century and Contemporary Sale - Prints, Books on December 4th: 88.46%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps and Documents on December 12th: 88.43%
Swann Galleries. Maps and Atlases, Natural History and Color Plate Books on December 13th: 88.31%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Modern Literature and First Editions on December 13th: 86.22%
Bonhams. Prints and Multiples on December 18th: 85.12%
Ader. Old and Modern Prints on December 5th: 85.07%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on December 18th: 85.00%
Aspire Auctions. December Sale - Internet bidstart 12/7 on December 15th: 83.33%


53 total sales reported this week:

Ketterer Kunst Doerling. Rare Books on November 26th: 48.44%
University Archives. Autographed Documents, Manuscripts, Photos, Books & Relics on December 5th: 64.44%
Tajan. Books - Internet bidstart 12/10 on December 17th: 9.15%
PBA Galleries. Mid-Winter Miscellany on December 20th: 68.85%
Bonhams. Prints and Multiples on December 18th: 85.12%
Sothebys. Important Judaica, Including a Distinquished Private Collection on December 19th: 70.37%
National Book Auctions. Books – Americana, NYS, 1600’s, Sendak, Sets on December 16th: 100.00%
Peter Arnold. Rare books, maps, prints & photographs on December 5th: 74.68%
Aspire Auctions. December Sale - Internet bidstart 12/7 on December 15th: 83.33%
Pierre Berge and Associes. The Library of Pierre Berge on December 14th: 91.54%
Bruun Rasmussen. Books on December 11th: 71.13%
Potter and Potter Auctions. Winter Magic Auction - Online only on December 15th: 91.77%
Arenberg Auctions. Books on December 15th: 69.61%
De Baecque and Associes. Old and Modern Books on December 13th: 68.30%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Western Americana on December 8th: 72.61%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Western Americana on December 7th: 57.90%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Western Americana on December 5th: 30.39%
Aste Bolaffi. Rare Books and Autographs on December 12th: 65.28%
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Contemporary and Fine Art - Prints on December 8th: 91.25%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on December 18th: 85.00%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on December 11th: 77.88%
Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen. Books, Graphics modern and ancient Arts, Antiques on December 8th: 57.46%
Moreshet Auctions. Judaica - Books, Manuscripts on November 26th: 55.77%
OSENAT. Historical Memorabilia on December 9th: 62.50%
RR Auction. Science and Technology - Online bidstart 12/6 on December 13th: 50.47%
Michaans Auctions. Gallery Auction - Books, Prints, Photographs on December 8th: 66.67%
Swann Galleries. Maps and Atlases, Natural History and Color Plate Books on December 13th: 88.31%
PBA Galleries. Fine Americana - Travel & Exploration - Cartography on December 13th: 72.43%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Internet bidstart 12/11 on December 18th: 97.97%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Modern Literature and First Editions on December 13th: 86.22%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps and Documents on December 12th: 88.43%
Sothebys. Fine Autograph Letters and Manuscripts from a Distinguished Private Collection: Part II | Music, Ame on December 13th: 57.24%
Christies. Valuable Books and Manuscripts on December 12th: 68.10%
Bonhams. Entertainment Memorabilia on December 11th: 65.22%
Koller Auctions. Prints and Multiples on December 8th: 79.59%
Binoche et Giquello. Ancient and Modern Books on December 7th: 61.29%
Vermot de Pas. Comics, Albums, Original Boards and Animation on December 8th: 61.47%
Vermot de Pas. Comics Strips and Original Plates, Animation on December 7th: 43.70%
Tajan. Editions #2 on December 6th: 32.86%
PIASA. Modern and Contemporary Art, Editions on December 6th: 63.33%
Brunk Auctions. Emporium Auction on December 6th: 70.10%
Jeschke van Vliet Auctions Berlin GmbH. Rare Books, Decorative Prints, Historical Photography on December 7th: 48.55%
Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood. 20th Century and Contemporary Sale - Prints, Books on December 4th: 88.46%
Ader. Letters and Autograph Manuscripts on December 10th: 60.35%
Ader. Old and Modern Prints on December 6th: 79.43%
Ader. Old and Modern Prints on December 5th: 85.07%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 12/9 on December 16th: 98.76%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction - online bidstart 11/18 on December 16th: 94.48%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 12/9 on December 16th: 99.57%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on December 15th: 91.30%
Christies. Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts Including Americana on December 4th: 74.32%


For the week ahead 8 sales are scheduled:

Tue. Dec. 25th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Internet bidstart 12/18. 370 lots

Wed. Dec. 26th
Neret Minet and Tessier. Paris. Sale Posters of Exhibitions and Cabarets. 415 lots
Kedem Auction. Jerusalem . Online: Books, Manuscripts and Rabbinic Letters. 395 lots

Fri. Dec. 28th
Tooveys. West Sussex. Decorative Pictures - Prints. 45 lots

Sat. Dec. 29th
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 155 lots

Sun. Dec. 30th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 12/23.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 12/23.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction - online bidstart 12/2. 180 lots

Best wishes for the holidays!

 

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. February 2, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 230: Charles Bukowski. <i>South of No North.</i> Los Angeles, 1973. First edition. Signed. $1,500 to $2,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 244: Aldous Huxley. <i>Brave New World.</i> Garden City, 1932. First American edition. Signed. $2,500 to $3,500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 10: Frank Lloyd Wright. “Fallingwater Side Elevation” Original Blueprint. $1,500 to $2,500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. February 2, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 169: <i>Chicago’s Progress: A Review of the World’s Fair City.</i> Chicago: Bishop Publishing, (1933). $150 to $250
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 299: [Tanguy, Yves] Benjamin Peret. <i>Dormir dans Les Pierres.</i> Paris: Editions Surrealistes, 1927. $2,500 to $3,500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 276: Jean Hans Arp. <i>Arp: Eleven Configurations.</i> Zurich, 1945. $1,200 to $1,500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. February 2, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 235: Joseph Conrad. <i>Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard.</i> New York: 1904. First edition. $800 to $1,200
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 290: Umberto Brunelleschi. Louys, Pierre. <i>Les Aventures du Roi Pausole.</i> Paris: 1930. $1,200 to $1,500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 700: X-Men No. 94. Marvel Comics, 1975. CGC 9.0. $800 to $1,200
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. February 2, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 540: Travers, P.L. <i>Mary Poppins</i> [and] <i>Mary Poppins Comes Back.</i> Signed. New York: 1936. $1,000 to $1,500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 576: Mickey Mouse. 17 Big Little Books. 1930s-40s. $300 to $500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Feb. 2:</b><br>Lot 429: Paracelsus. <i>Medicina Diastatica or Sympathecall Mumie.</i> London: 1653. $800 to $1,200
  • <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> Fine Illustrated Books. 50 illustrated works across a range of subjects.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> Present Perfect. Books & works on paper including Literature, Children’s & Illustrated, Sports & Pastimes, Modern Prints and more.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> The House of Romanov, marking the centenary of the tragic demise of the Romanov dynasty.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> CHAGALL & GOGOL. Les âmes mortes, 1948. Chagall’s first major illustrated book.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> GUSTAV KLIMT, eine nachlese, 1931. An important early monograph on Klimt.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> ELLIOT. Birds of North America, 1866. One of 200 2 vols sets, folio.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> PURCHAS. His Pilgrimes/Pilgrimage, 1625-26. 5 vols. Probably the greatest collection of voyages ever published.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> HUXLEY. Brave New World, 1932. Exceptionally fine first edition.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> KELMSCOTT PRESS. Poems of Shakespeare, one of 500, publisher’s vellum.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> LEROUX. Phantom of the Opera, 1911. First UK edition in fine S&S binding.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> INDIANA, Robert. The American Dream, one of 30 AP copies, 30 screen prints.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> BENOIS. Tsarskoe Selo during the Reign of Elizaveta Petrovna, St Petersburg, 1910. Deluxe issue.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> CORONATION ALBUM. Description du sacre et du couronnement de leurs Majestés Impériales, 1883. One of 200.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> IMPERIAL FAMILY. Signed original photograph of Tsar Nicholas II’s 4 daughters.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> Souvenir du Couronnement de Leurs Majestés Imperiales a Moscou, 1896.
  • <b>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
  • <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