• <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Currier & Ives, <i>The Mississippi in Time of Peace,</i> hand-colored lithograph, 1865. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Hartmann Schedel, <i>Liber Cronicarum...,</i> Nuremberg, 1493. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Claudius Ptolemaeus, <i>Geographicae Enarrationis Libri Octo,</i> Lyons, 1535. $20,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Thomas Jefferys, <i>The American Atlas,</i> London, 1776-77. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> John Speed, <i>A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World,</i> 20 miniature maps, London, 1665. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> <i>Biblia Das ist: Die Gantze Heilige Schrifft Durch D. Martin Luther Verteutscht,</i> illustrated cartographic Bible, Basel, 1665. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Early Hawaiian-language school geography, Lahainaluna Seminary, 1840. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Cornelis de Jode, <i>Africae Vera Forma, et Situs,</i> Antwerp, 1593. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Maria Vincenzo Coronelli, <i>America Settentrionale Colle Nuove Scoperte Sin All Anno,</i> Venice, 1688. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Johann Christoph Volkamer, <i>Nürnbergische Hesperides,</i> Nuremberg, 1708-1714. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Johann Bayer, <i>Uranometria, Omnium Asterismorum Continens Schemata...,</i> 51 celestial charts, c. 1603. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Manuscript map of Commodore Perry’s Black Ship squadron at Edo Bay, with manuscript sketchbook, ink & watercolor, Japan, c. 1853. $2,500 to $3,500.
  • <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> AN EARLY DUTCH POCKET GLOBE ATTRIBUTED TO WILLEM BLAEU, AFTER C.1618. £70,000 to £100,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> BLAEU, Johannes (1596-1673). £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> BLAEU, Johannes. <i>Theatrum Statuum Regiae Celsitudinis Sabaudiae Ducis, Pedemontii principis, ... pars prima, exhibens Pedemontium ...</i> Amsterdam, 1682. £70,000 to £100,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> DUDLEY, Sir Robert, self-styled Duke of Northumberland and Earl of Warwick. <i>Arcano del Mare.</i> Florence, 1661. £500,000 to £700,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> The Mainz Psalter: <i>Psalterium Benedictinum cum canticis et hymnis,</i> for Bursfeld use. [Mainz:] Johann Fust and Peter Schoeffer, 29 August 1459. £5,000 to £10,000.
  • <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> ALBUM AMICORUM OF SCHELOMITH FLAUM. Autograph album containing drawings, autograph quotations and signatures from over 47 contributors, India, Europe, America, Israel and elsewhere, 1923–50. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> FLEMING, Ian (1908–1964). <i>Live and Let Die.</i> London: Jonathan Cape, 1954. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> HISTORY OF CINEMA. Animal Farm (1954), an animation archive from the Halas and Batchelor studios, [c.1954]. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> LE HAY, Jacques – [Charles de FERRIOL]. <i>Recueil de Cent Estampes representant differentes Nations du Levant...</i> Paris, 1714. [With:] <i>Explication des cents Estampes.</i> Paris, 1715. £25,000 to £35,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> THE LAST JUDGEMENT, historiated initial 'A' on a leaf from an Antiphonal on vellum illuminated by Nikolaus Bertschi [Augsburg, first quarter 16th century]. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> VALTURIUS, Robertus (1413–1484). <i>De re militari.</i> [Verona:] Johannes Nicolai de Verona, 1472. £170,000 to £250,000.

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Rare Book Hub: 22 Auctions Archived, another 31 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday 16 February 2019 22 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 1 denominated i9n euros, 3 in British pounds, and 18 in US dollars.  Turnover was $1,644,775 as 4,797 lots were offered and 4,484 lots sold for a 93% success rate.  The lots were light, the percentage sold extremely high.

 

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

Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPrinted Books: Unreserved Online Sale on February 13th: 131.81% 
Potomack CompanyLive Auction - Books, Prints on February 2nd: 109.51% 
Heritage AuctionsWeekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 2/5 on February 12th: 105.67% 


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

National Book AuctionsEnglish Literature, History, Science, Children’s Books and Illustrations Online on February 10th: 100.00% 
Dirk Soulis AuctionsAdvertising on February 9th: 99.82% 
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 2/5 on February 12th: 99.66% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 2/3 on February 10th: 99.60% 
Heritage AuctionsWeekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 2/5 on February 12th: 99.57% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 2/3 on February 10th: 98.18% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 1/13 on February 10th: 94.90% 
Carlsen GalleryAnnual Winter Antiques Auction - Books, Prints on February 10th: 94.74% 
William H. Bunch Auctions and AppraisalsFebruary 12th Valentine Variety on February 12th: 93.65% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on February 9th: 93.45% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPrinted Books: Unreserved Online Sale on February 13th: 90.24% 
Michaans AuctionsEphemera and Collectibles on February 11th: 88.17% 
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Books and Works on Paper on February 14th: 87.24% 
Rachel Davis Fine ArtsPrints and Drawings on February 9th: 84.96% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on February 12th: 83.76% 
Doyle New YorkDogs in Art including the Sporting Art Collection of James W. Smith - Prints on February 13th: 82.46% 

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Potomack Company THOMAS JEFFERSON AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED TO JOHN DICKINSON, JULY 23, 1801 on February 2nd Actual price: USD $53,125.
  2. Potomack Company THOMAS JEFFERSON AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED TO JAMES RONALDSON, OCTOBER 11, 1812 on February 2nd Actual price: USD $28,125.
  3. Sothebys RAQUEL WELCH ON THE CROSS, LOS ANGELES, 1966 on February 12th Actual price: USD $20,963.
  4. PBA Galleries Red Harvest - inscribed on February 7th Actual price: USD $18,000.
  5. Potomack Company MAJOR GENERAL ULYSSES S. GRANT AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED TO MAJOR GENERAL BUELL IN PITTSBURG, APRIL 7TH, 1862 DURING THE BATTLE OF SHILOH on February 2nd Actual price: USD $16,250.
  6. PBA Galleries Archive relating to Nabokov’s research on the Lepidoptera Lycaenidae, including a lengthy handwritten letter to a noted lepidopterist; inscribed offprints of articles by Nabokov; original sketches; and more on February 7th Actual price: USD $15,600.
  7. Potomack Company PRESIDENT ABRAHAM LINCOLN ENDORSEMENT OF MAJOR ABNER DOUBLEDAY TO BRIGADIER GENERAL, NOVEMBER 27, 1861 on February 2nd Actual price: USD $15,000.
  8. Heritage Auctions Amazing Fantasy #15 (Marvel, 1962) CGC GD+ 2.5 Off-white pages. on February 10th Actual price: USD $14,400.
  9. PBA Galleries Archive of manuscript writings of Jacob Mordecai, including sermons, discussion of religious topics etc. on February 7th Actual price: USD $12,000.
  10. PBA Galleries Leviathan, or the Matter, Forme, & Power of a Common-Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civill on February 7th Actual price: USD $12,000.
  11. Heritage Auctions Detective Comics #29 Incomplete (DC, 1939) CGC Restored FR 1.0 Moderate to Extensive (A) Off-white pages. on February 10th Actual price: USD $10,800.
  12. PBA Galleries Voyage pittoresque de la Grece on February 7th Actual price: USD $10,800.
  13. Potomack Company THE BRITISH POETS. INCLUDING TRANSLATIONS. IN ONE HUNDRED VOLUMES. 1822 on February 5th Actual price: USD $10,625.
  14. PBA Galleries Kinder- und Haus-Märchen, Gesammelt Durch die Brüder Grimm on February 7th Actual price: USD $9,000.
  15. Sothebys AN EROTIC ETCHING (SCOTTISH ARTS COUNCIL 172) on February 12th Actual price: USD $8,869.
  16. PBA Galleries Following Abraham Lincoln on February 7th Actual price: USD $8,400.
  17. Heritage Auctions The Amazing Spider-Man #1 (Marvel, 1963) CGC VG 4.0 Off-white to white pages. on February 10th Actual price: USD $8,100.
  18. Sothebys EROTICA #4 on February 12th Actual price: USD $7,256.
  19. PBA Galleries Lady Chatterley's Lover on February 7th Actual price: USD $7,200.
  20. PBA Galleries On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life on February 7th Actual price: USD $7,200.
  21. Heritage Auctions Frank R. Paul On the Attack Original Art Illustration (1943). on February 10th Actual price: USD $6,300.
  22. Sothebys MORE OF YOU on February 12th Actual price: USD $6,128.
  23. Potomack Company JOHN BINNS: DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE 1819 on February 2nd Actual price: USD $5,625.
  24. PBA Galleries Creeps By Night on February 7th Actual price: USD $5,400.
  25. Rachel Davis Fine Arts 'Elapse'' on February 9th Actual price: USD $5,143.


22 total sales reported this week:

Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper on February 14th: 87.24%
Freemans. Prints and Photographs on February 13th: 76.80%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books: Unreserved Online Sale on February 13th: 90.24%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. February 12th Valentine Variety on February 12th: 93.65%
Doyle New York. Dogs in Art including the Sporting Art Collection of James W. Smith - Prints on February 13th: 82.46%
Sothebys. Erotic: Passion and Desire - Online bidstart 2/5 on February 12th: 60.00%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on February 12th: 83.76%
Michaans Auctions. Ephemera and Collectibles on February 11th: 88.17%
Potomack Company. Live Auction - Books, Prints on February 2nd: 58.33%
Heritage Auctions. Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 2/5 on February 12th: 99.57%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 2/5 on February 12th: 99.66%
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Advertising on February 9th: 99.82%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 2/3 on February 10th: 99.60%
Carlsen Gallery. Annual Winter Antiques Auction - Books, Prints on February 10th: 94.74%
National Book Auctions. English Literature, History, Science, Children’s Books and Illustrations Online on February 10th: 100.00%
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Prints and Drawings on February 9th: 84.96%
PBA Galleries. Books Sold to Benefit the ABAA Benevolent Fund (at Oakland) on February 7th: 67.24%
Potomack Company. Fine Art - Prints, Books - online on February 5th: 66.13%
Michaans Auctions. Gallery Auction - Books, Prints, Photographs on February 9th: 72.22%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 1/13 on February 10th: 94.90%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 2/3 on February 10th: 98.18%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on February 9th: 93.45%

 


For the week ahead 31 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Feb. 18th
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 78 lots
Alexander Historical Auctions. Chesapeake City. Winter Auction. 905 lots
Couton Veyrac Jamault. Nantes. Daumier Prints. 47 lots

Tue. Feb. 19th
Tooveys. West Sussex. Antique and Collectible Books. 213 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 2/12. 507 lots
Pierre Berge and Associes. Paris. Old and Modern Books. 129 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Auction of Ancient and Contemporary Books and Documents. 253 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 2/12. 296 lots

Wed. Feb. 20th
Tooveys. West Sussex. Prints and Maps. 165 lots
Christies. Paris. Bibliothèque Marc Litzler. 248 lots
Moreshet Auctions. Jerusalem. Judaica. 172 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Online Photographs - Bidstart 1/30. 61 lots
Guernseys. New York, NY. Collector's Odyssey - Day 1. 434 lots
Trafford Books. Manchester. Books. 70 lots
Central Mass Auctions. Boston,. Durgin Park restaurant memorabilia & advertising. 219 lots

Thu. Feb. 21st
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: An Art Reference Library. 108 lots
Swann Galleries. New York. Photographs - Art and Visual Culture. 323 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Rare Americana - Travel & Exploration - Cartography. 430 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics. 1486 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. Sports - Internet Bidstart 2/7. 600 lots
Guernseys. New York, NY. Collector's Odyssey - Day 2. 392 lots

Fri. Feb. 22nd
Aguttes. Neuilly-sur-Seine . ANCIENT AND MODERN BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS, ILLUSTRATED BOOKS. 314 lots
Ader. PARIS. Russian Art - Prints, Books. 70 lots
Ferraton. Bruxelles. Books. 786 lots

Sat. Feb. 23rd
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 168 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Platinum Sports Auction. 867 lots
Potter and Potter Auctions. Chicago. The Rawlins Magic Collection. 168 lots
North American Auction Company. Bozeman. February Premier Collector Auction. 100 lots

Sun. Feb. 24th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 2/17.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 2/17.
National Book Auctions. Ithaca. Books.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Rare Books & Literature Sale<br>December 10, 2019</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 10:</b> Archive of almost 500 Quaker letters written between leading members of the Society of Friends in Ireland between about 1770 and 1830. €10,000 to €15,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 10:</b> Heraldic Grants to the Delaval Family of Northumberland Manuscripts: 9 May 1761. Patent of Stephen Martin Leake. €2,000 to €3,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 10:</b> Unique Manuscript – Miniature Book by Seamus Heaney. Holograph manuscript copy by Heaney of his poem <i>Mad Sweeney’s Praise of Trees</i>. €2,000 to €3,000.
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Rare Books & Literature Sale<br>December 10, 2019</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 10:</b> Yeats, Mangan and John McCall, with an ALS Yeats [W.B.]. <i>The Wanderings of Ossian and other Poems.</i> London, 1889. €2,000 to €3,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 10:</b> Heaney (Seamus). <i>Toome</i>, illustrated by Jane Proctor. National College of Art and Design 1980. Extremely rare Heaney title limited to 15 copies. €1,500 to €2,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 10:</b> Young (Ella). <i>Celtic Wonder Tales,</i> illustrated by Maud Gonne (four colour plates and other decorations). 1910. Signed by Gonne with an original sketch. €1,000 to €1,500.
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Rare Books & Literature Sale<br>December 10, 2019</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 10:</b> The Yeats Brothers “Jack & William” Yeats (Jack B.) RHA (1839-1922). An attractive small pencil portrait of his son Jack Yeats, aged perhaps 10-12, drawing of a bearded man on rear [with] a second drawing. €1,000 to €1500.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 10:</b> 18th c. Manuscript Volumes on French Peerage Manuscript: “Recueil de tous les actes concernant les Ducs & Pairs de France… Depuis l’an 900 jusqu’en 1660.” €1,500 to €2,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 10:</b> Churchill (Winston Spencer). <i>The River War, An Historical Account of The Reconquest of the Soudan.</i> 2 vols. roy 8vo L. 1899. First Edn. €800 to €1200.
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Rare Books & Literature Sale<br>December 10, 2019</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 10:</b> Important Scientific Association Presentation Copy - Tyndall (John). <i>Heat considered as A Mode of Motion…</i> 1863. €600 to €800.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 10:</b> Receipt Signed by Chippewa Chiefs Document dated 24 May 1845 signed by five “Chippewa chiefs on the River Thames.” €400 to €600.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 10:</b> Bury (Lady Charlotte). <i>The Three Great Sanctuaries of Tuscany, Valombrosa, Camaldoli, Laverna.</i> Lg. oblong folio L. (J. Murray) 1833. First Edn. €250 to €350.
  • <b>Sotheby’s: English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations.<br>Online now through December 10
    <b>Sotheby’s, now to Dec. 10:</b> Adam Smith. <i>The Wealth of Nations</i>. First edition, 1776. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, now to Dec. 10:</b> William Shakespeare. <i>Comedies, Histories, Tragedies</i>. 1632, the Second Folio. £70,000 to £100,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, now to Dec. 10:</b> The Saint Albans Chronicle.] <i>Here begynneth a shorte & a breue table on these cronycles.</i> Westminster : Wynkyn de Worde, 1497. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s: English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations.<br>Online now through December 10
    <b>Sotheby’s, now to Dec. 10:</b> E.H. Shepherd. “A Very Grand Thing – The Trouble at Owl’s House”. Original ink and watercolour. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, now to Dec. 10:</b> Charles Darwin. <i>On the Origin of Species</i>. First edition, 1859. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, now to Dec. 10:</b> William Blake. <i>Illustrations of the Book of Job.</i> 1825 [but 1826]. £10,000 to £15,000.
  • <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>Comedies, Histories and Tragedies. Published according to the true Originall Copies.</i> The second Impression. London, 1632. £120,000 to £180,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> [GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von (1749–1832)]. <i>Das Römische Carneval.</i> Berlin and Gotha, 1789. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> [SHAKESPEARE, William]. Manuscript part for a contemporary analogue to <i>Henry IV,</i> part I, n.p. [perhaps Oxford or London], n.d. [c.1580s – before c.1620]. £25,000 to £35,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von (1749–1832). <i>Faust. Ein Fragment... Ächte Ausgabe.</i> Leipzig: Georg Joachim Göschen, 1790. £3,000 to £5,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>The Tragedy of Hamlet Prince of Denmark. As it is now Acted at his Highness the Duke of York's Theatre.</i> London, 1683. £60,000 to £90,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> [GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von (1749–1832)]. <i>Die Leiden des jungen Werthers.</i> Leipzig: Weygand, 1774. £15,000 to £20,000.
  • <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>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>Printed Books, Maps & Autographs<br>December 11, 2019</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 11:</b> Melville (Herman). <i>White Jacket; or, the World in a Man-of-War,</i> 1st edition, London, 1850. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 11:</b> Bracton (Henry de). <i>De legibus et consuetudinibus Angliae,</i> 1st edition, 1569. Ex libris Sir Daniel Dun (c.1545-1617). £3,000 to £5,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 11:</b> Edgar (Thomas). <i>The Lawes Resolutions of Womens Rights,</i> 1st edition, 1632. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>Printed Books, Maps & Autographs<br>December 11, 2019</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 11:</b> Donne (John). <i>Poems,</i> 3rd edition, 1639. Ex libris Sir Geoffrey Keynes (1887-1982). £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 11:</b> Mandeville (Bernard). <i>The Fable of the Bees,</i> 1st edition, 1714. Rare inspiration for the Wealth of Nations. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 11:</b> Honter (Johannes, & others). <i>De Cosmographiae rudimentis,</i> Basel, 1561. Ex libris Georg Joachim Rheticus (1514-1574). £5,000 to £8,000.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>Printed Books, Maps & Autographs<br>December 11, 2019</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 11:</b> Lincoln (Abraham). Military commission signed, Washington, 1864, and related documents. £3,000 to £5,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 11:</b> Faraday (Michael). Iron filings diagram on waxed blue paper, c.1850. £500 to £800.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 11:</b> Felixmüller (Conrad). <i>ABC,</i> 1st edition, Dresden, 1925. One of 10 hand-coloured copies. Ex libris Eduard Rosenbaum (1887-1979). £3,000 to £5,000.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>Printed Books, Maps & Autographs<br>December 11, 2019</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 11:</b> Kelmscott Press. <i>The Order of Chivalry,</i> 1893. One of 225 copies; presentation copy from Sydney Cockerell. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 11:</b> Joyce (James). <i>Anna Livia Plurabelle,</i> 1st edition, New York, 1928. One of 50 special copies on green paper. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 11:</b> Orwell (George). <i>Homage to Catalonia,</i> 1st edition, 1938. £2,500 to £3,300