• <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. June 9, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Newton (Sir Isaac). <i>Opticks…,</i> first edition, presentation copy to Nicolas Fatio de Duillier and with his ink and pencil annotations. £300,000 to £400,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Aliotti (Girolamo). <i>Gratulatio ad Pium II pro foelici, ac secundo ex Mantuana peregrinatione reditu…,</i> illuminated manuscript on fine vellum, in Latin, Florence, 1460. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Sangorski (Alberto).- Keats (John). <i>La Belle Dame sans Merci...,</i> illuminated manuscript on vellum, magnificently bound in morocco elaborately tooled in gilt & inlaid with 137 jewels, 1928. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. June 9, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Miniature Book.- Taylor (John). <i>Verbum sempiternum [&] Salvator mundi,</i> 2 parts in 1, contemporary embroidered dos a dos binding, 1614. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Bodoni.- Rossi (Giovanni Gherado de). <i>Scherzi Poetici e Pittorici,</i> with original gouache drawings bound in, Neoclassical red straight-grain morocco, gilt, Parma, Bodoni, 1795. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Palladio (Andrea). <i>I Quattro Libri dell'Architettura,</i> first edition, Venice, Domenico de' Franceschi, 1570. £14,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. June 9, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Voyages.- Lowther (Rear Admiral Marcus, 1820-1908). An album of 166 original watercolours and drawings made on voyages between 1842 and 1853. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Darwin (Charles). <i>On the Origin of Species by means of Natural Selection,</i> third edition (seventh thousand), presentation copy to Robert Colgate, John Murray, 1861. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Jane Austen's Family - ?C[ooper] (E[dward], married Jane Leigh (1736-83), sister of Cassandra Leigh (1739-1827), married George Austen (1731-1805), parents of Jane Austen. Miscellanies, poems dated btwn. 1750-88.
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. June 9, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Americas.- Herrera y Tordesillas (Antonio). <i>Novus orbis, sive descriptio Indiae occidentalis,</i> 4 parts in 1 vol., Amsterdam, Colijn, 1622. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Canada.- Baker (Lt. Col. Sir Edward). An Eye Sketch of the Fall of Niagara, [c. 1795.] £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Dance.- Caroso (Fabrizio). <i>Il Ballarino,</i> first edition, Venice, Francesco Ziletti, 1581. £5,000 to £7,000.
  • <b>Koller International Auctions: Books [and] Manuscripts & Autographs. June 15, 2020</b>
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> INCUNABULA -Fridolin, Stephan. <i>Schatzbehalter.</i> With 96 (including 5 repeated) full-page text woodcuts. Nürnberg, 1491.<br>€ 39 470 / 57 020
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> Kokoschka, Oskar. <i>Die Träumenden Knaben (The Dreaming Boys).</i> With 11 original lithographs. Vienne, 1908.<br>€ 35 090 / 52 630
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> Third Bessarion Master (active in Lombard in the third quarter of the 15th century). Leaf from a gradual, 1455-60.<br>€ 21 930 / 30 700
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> Picasso, Pablo - Delgado, José alias Pepe Illo. <i>La Tauromaquia o arte de torear.</i> With 26 original aquatints and 1 original etching by Picasso.<br>€ 21 930 / 35 090
    <b>Koller International Auctions: Books [and] Manuscripts & Autographs. June 15, 2020</b>
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> Linschoten, Jan Huygen van. <i>Itinerario, Voyage ofte Schipvaert naer Oost ofte Portugaels Indien…</i> Amsterdam, 1595.<br>€ 17 540 / 26 320
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> CHILDREN’S BOOKS - Meggendorfer, Lothar. <i>Nah und Fern. Ein Tierbilderbuch zum Ziehen.</i> With 8 coloured, lithographed plates.<br>€ 530 / 790
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> DANSE MACABRE - Bille, Edmond. <i>Une Danse macabre.</i> With 20 coloured woodcuts. Lausanne, 1919. Large folio.<br>€ 610 / 880
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> Dexel, Walter. A collection of 7 invitation cards from the Kunstverein Jena, each typographically designed by W. Dexel. Jena, 1924-1928. Each 10.5 x 14.8 cm.<br>€ 530 / 790
  • <b>Old World Auctions (June 3-10):</b><br> Lot 3. Ritter's fascinating sundial world map (1610). $11500 to $13000
    <b>Old World Auctions (June 3-10):</b><br> Lot 590. Ruscelli's complete, third edition atlas (1574). $8000 to $10000
    <b>Old World Auctions (June 3-10):</b><br> Lot 184. Superb pictorial map of Manhattan (1953). $700 to $850
    <b>Old World Auctions (June 3-10):</b><br> Lot 5. Visscher's superb world map in contemporary color (1658). $5500 to $6500
    <b>Old World Auctions (June 3-10):</b><br> Lot 48. Sanson's highly desirable atlas of the Americas with 15 maps (1699). $5500 to $6500
    <b>Old World Auctions (June 3-10):</b><br> Lot 292. Very rare zoomorphic map of Europe during WWII (1939). $1800 to $2100
    <b>Old World Auctions (June 3-10):</b><br> Lot 89. Rare map of the new United States prior to signing of the Treaty of Paris (1783). $3000 to $4000
    <b>Old World Auctions (June 3-10):</b><br> Lot 597. Manuscript geography book with 9 maps and colorful commentary (1834). $1500 to $2500
    <b>Old World Auctions (June 3-10):</b><br> Lot 588. Land grant signed by Confederate General John Buchanan Floyd (1851). $350 to $425
    <b>Old World Auctions (June 3-10):</b><br> Lot 593. First printed atlas to contain a separate map of Texas (1835). $2500 to $3250
    <b>Old World Auctions (June 3-10):</b><br> Lot 297. Charming Beatles map of Liverpool (1974). $475 to $600
    <b>Old World Auctions (June 3-10):</b><br> Lot 591. Miniature atlas with 82 maps based on Duval (1678). $5500 to $6500
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Rare Book Hub: 31 Auctions Archived, another 29 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday 2 March 2019 31 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 7 denominated in euros, 4 in British pounds, and 20 in US dollars. Turnover was $25,380,796 as 9,649 lots were offered and 8,446 sold for an exceptional 88% success rate.  It was another strong week.  It's not the traditional paper that is winning.  Rather, this week, it's comics and sports related material.

 

3 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

Heritage AuctionsComics on February 22nd: $9,429,830 
Heritage AuctionsPlatinum Sports Auction on February 24th: $9,353,800 
ChristiesContemporary Editions on February 27th: $1,742,439 


7 auctions saw total sales exceed 100% of the high estimates of all lots offered: 


ChristiesMatisse on Paper: Prints and Drawings from the Estate of Jacquelyn Miller Matisse - Online bidstart on March 1st: 196.01% 
AderRussian Art - Prints, Books on February 22nd: 170.00% 
Gonnelli Casa DAsteBooks and Graphics on February 6th: 141.55% 
FerratonPublic Sale of Books and Prints on February 22nd: 135.15% 
Forum AuctionsBanksy X Editions on February 27th: 109.95% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsThe Rawlins Magic Collection on February 23rd: 108.96% 
AguttesANCIENT AND MODERN BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS, ILLUSTRATED BOOKS on February 22nd: 108.94% 


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

Rago Arts and AuctionsPrints on February 24th: 100.00% 
ChristiesMatisse on Paper: Prints and Drawings from the Estate of Jacquelyn Miller Matisse - Online bidstart on March 1st: 100.00% 
Rago Arts and AuctionsPrints and Books on February 23rd: 100.00% 
Forum AuctionsBanksy X Editions on February 27th: 100.00% 
National Book AuctionsOz, Books-on-Books, Americana, Antique, etc. on February 24th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 2/17 on February 24th: 99.59% 
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 2/19 on February 26th: 99.42% 
Heritage AuctionsWeekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 2/19 on February 26th: 98.81% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 2/17 on February 24th: 98.45% 
Heritage AuctionsComics on February 22nd: 98.38% 
Copley Fine Art AuctionsWinter Sale on February 16th: 97.30% 
Alaska AuctionFur Rondy - Books, Prints on February 21st: 96.97% 
Heritage AuctionsPlatinum Sports Auction on February 24th: 95.96% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on February 23rd: 95.83% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsThe Rawlins Magic Collection on February 23rd: 94.05% 
Cowans AuctionsTreasures of the Civil War - Timed auction bidstart 2/14 on February 25th: 89.47% 
ChristiesContemporary Editions on February 27th: 89.27% 
Trafford BooksBooks on February 20th: 85.71% 
Chiswick AuctionsRare Books and Works on Paper on February 27th: 85.51% 
FerratonPublic Sale of Books and Prints on February 22nd: 84.48% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on February 26th: 82.11% 
Winter AssociatesBooks, Prints on February 25th: 80.85% 
University ArchivesRare Autographs, Books on February 27th: 80.83% 

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Heritage Auctions 1910 Old Mill Series 8 Joe Jackson PSA VG+ 3.5. on February 24th Actual price: USD $600,000.
  2. Heritage Auctions Frank Frazetta Famous Funnies #209 Cover Original Art (Eastern Color, 1953). on February 22nd Actual price: USD $552,000.
  3. Heritage Auctions 1914 Boston Garter Joe Jackson SGC 70 EX+ 5.5. on February 24th Actual price: USD $480,000.
  4. Heritage Auctions 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle #311 PSA NM-MT 8. on February 24th Actual price: USD $456,000.
  5. Heritage Auctions Superman #1 (DC, 1939) CGC VG+ 4.5 Cream to off-white pages. on February 22nd Actual price: USD $336,000.
  6. Heritage Auctions 1929-32 Lou Gehrig Game Worn New York Yankees Cap from The Lou Gehrig Collection, MEARS Authentic. on February 24th Actual price: USD $312,000.
  7. Heritage Auctions Dave Gibbons Watchmen #1 Cover Original Art (DC, 1986). on February 22nd Actual price: USD $228,000.
  8. Heritage Auctions Steve Ditko Strange Tales #117 Splash Page 1 Doctor Strange Original Art (Marvel, 1964). on February 22nd Actual price: USD $228,000.
  9. Heritage Auctions The Incredible Hulk #1 (Marvel, 1962) CGC VF/NM 9.0 Off-white to white pages. on February 22nd Actual price: USD $216,000.
  10. Heritage Auctions 1903 Breisch-Williams E107 Christy Mathewson Rookie SGC 50 VG/EX 4. on February 24th Actual price: USD $192,000.
  11. Heritage Auctions 1927 New York Yankees Team Signed Photograph. on February 24th Actual price: USD $180,000.
  12. Heritage Auctions Journey Into Mystery #83 (Marvel, 1962) CGC NM 9.4 Off-white to white pages. on February 22nd Actual price: USD $144,000.
  13. Heritage Auctions Amazing Fantasy #15 (Marvel, 1962) CGC VF- 7.5 Off-white pages. on February 22nd Actual price: USD $120,000.
  14. Heritage Auctions Robert Crumb Help! #24 "Fred the Teen-Age Girl Pigeon" Complete 2-Page Story Original Art (Warren Publishing, 1965). on February 22nd Actual price: USD $120,000.
  15. Heritage Auctions 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle #311 PSA EX-MT+ 6.5. on February 24th Actual price: USD $120,000.
  16. Heritage Auctions 1980 Topps Larry Bird/Julius Erving/Magic Johnson PSA Gem Mint 10. on February 24th Actual price: USD $114,000.
  17. Heritage Auctions 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle #311 SGC 86 NM+ 7.5. on February 24th Actual price: USD $108,000.
  18. Heritage Auctions 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle #253 SGC NM/MT 8. on February 24th Actual price: USD $108,000.
  19. Heritage Auctions 1933 Goudey Babe Ruth #149 PSA NM-MT 8. on February 24th Actual price: USD $102,000.
  20. Heritage Auctions 1911 D304 Brunners Bread Ty Cobb PSA NM-MT 8. on February 24th Actual price: USD $102,000.
  21. Heritage Auctions 1955-56 Parkhurst Hockey Complete Set (79) - #5 on the PSA Set Registry. on February 24th Actual price: USD $96,000.
  22. Heritage Auctions 1889 Cap Anson and Buck Ewing "Burke Ale" Beer Advertising Poster. on February 24th Actual price: USD $96,000.
  23. Gonnelli Casa DAste Iniziale 'E', Adorazione dei Magi. on February 6th Actual price: USD $91,813.
  24. Heritage Auctions 1958 Ted Williams Game Worn Boston Red Sox Jersey, MEARS A7.5. on February 24th Actual price: USD $90,000.
  25. Christies Entropia (review) on February 27th Actual price: USD $87,500.



31 total sales reported this week:

Rago Arts and Auctions. Prints on February 24th: 100.00%
Christies. Matisse on Paper: Prints and Drawings from the Estate of Jacquelyn Miller Matisse - Online bidstart on March 1st: 100.00%
Chiswick Auctions. Autographs and Memorabilia on February 28th: 69.10%
Chiswick Auctions. Rare Books and Works on Paper on February 27th: 85.51%
Copley Fine Art Auctions. Winter Sale on February 16th: 97.30%
Winter Associates. Books, Prints on February 25th: 80.85%
Tajan. Rare and Precious Books on January 29th: 65.82%
Ferraton. Public Sale of Books and Prints on February 22nd: 84.48%
University Archives. Rare Autographs, Books on February 27th: 80.83%
Christies. Contemporary Editions on February 27th: 89.27%
Forum Auctions. Banksy X Editions on February 27th: 100.00%
Rago Arts and Auctions. Prints and Books on February 23rd: 100.00%
Old World Auctions. Maps and Atlases - Internet bidstart 2/6 on February 6th: 74.47%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 2/19 on February 26th: 99.42%
Heritage Auctions. Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 2/19 on February 26th: 98.81%
Aguttes. ANCIENT AND MODERN BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS, ILLUSTRATED BOOKS on February 22nd: 66.56%
Cowans Auctions. Treasures of the Civil War - Timed auction bidstart 2/14 on February 25th: 89.47%
Bruun Rasmussen. Books on February 26th: 68.18%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on February 26th: 82.11%
PosterConnection Inc.. Affordable Posters on January 29th: 54.83%
National Book Auctions. Oz, Books-on-Books, Americana, Antique, etc. on February 24th: 100.00%
Potter and Potter Auctions. The Rawlins Magic Collection on February 23rd: 94.05%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 2/17 on February 24th: 99.59%
Heritage Auctions. Platinum Sports Auction on February 24th: 95.96%
Ader. Russian Art - Prints, Books on February 22nd: 72.86%
Alaska Auction. Fur Rondy - Books, Prints on February 21st: 96.97%
Trafford Books. Books on February 20th: 85.71%
Gonnelli Casa DAste. Books and Graphics on February 6th: 66.87%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 2/17 on February 24th: 98.45%
Heritage Auctions. Comics on February 22nd: 98.38%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on February 23rd: 95.83%

 

For the week ahead 29 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Mar. 4th
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 83 lots

Tue. Mar. 5th
Swann Galleries. New York. 19th Century Prints and Drawings. 644 lots
Heritage Auctions. New York. Books. 548 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Select Modern and Contemporary Editions and Artists' Books. 184 lots
Rossini. Paris. DISPERSION OF M. GAULARD'S COLLECTION, FIRST PART,. 230 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 37 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 2/26. 555 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 3/29. 240 lots
Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers. Kilkenny. House Contents Sale - Books, Prints. 70 lots

Wed. Mar. 6th
Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood. Exeter. Books, Maps and Prints. 236 lots
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Printed Books, Maps and Documents. 491 lots
Christies. London - King Street. Masterpieces of Design and Photography - Photographs. 14 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. Fine Autographs & Artifacts - Internet bidstart 2/22. 761 lots

Thu. Mar. 7th
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper. 202 lots
Swann Galleries. New York. Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books. 275 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Mystery and Detective Fiction. 515 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Wigwam Auction - session 1. 63 lots
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Fine Art - Prints. 101 lots

Fri. Mar. 8th
Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society. Lancaster. Book Auction. 461 lots
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Hudson. Modern, Modern, Modern! - Prints and Photographs. 89 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Wigwam Auction - session 2. 566 lots

Sat. Mar. 9th
Michaans Auctions. Alameda, CA . Gallery Auction - Books, Prints, Photographs. 36 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 159 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Wigwam Auction - session 3. 105 lots

Sun. Mar. 10th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 2/10. 196 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 3/3.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 3/3.
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Wigwam Auction - session 4. 557 lots
National Book Auctions. Ithaca. Books.

Bruce McKinney

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  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>June 23, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [SUPREME COURT JUSTICES]. A very extensive collection of 203 letters, documents and signatures. A COMPLETE COLLECTION OF THE SUPREME COURT JUSTICES, JOHN JAY THROUGH WILLIAM REHNQUIST. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> ZATTA, Antonio. <i>Atlante Novissimo.</i> Venice: Antonio Zatta, 1775-1785. ONE OF THE FINEST WORLD ATLASES issued in Italy in the 18th century. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [CHICAGO HISTORY] -- [COLUMBUS, Christopher]. Monumental historiated and embroidered panel of the MADE FOR THE 1893 COLUMBIAN EXHIBITION IN CHICAGO. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>June 23, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [MONASTERY HILL BINDING]. AINSWORTH, William Harrison. <i>Historical Romances.</i> Philadelphia, n.d. A fine early exhibition binding by the Monastery Hill Bindery. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM]. New York: Tiber Press, [1960]. 4 volumes. LIMITED EDITION, number 119 of 200 COPIES, EACH SIGNED BY THE POET AND ARTIST. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> GRATIANUS, the Canonist. <i>Decretum.</i> Venedig: Petrus de Plasiis, 25 January 1483. Second quarto edition. FIRST PAGE ILLUMINATED BY A CONTEMPORARY ARTIST. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>June 23, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [ABOLITIONISTS]. <i>William Lloyd Garrison. The Story of his Life.</i> New York, 1885. ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS FROM SEVERAL NOTABLE ABOLITIONISTS neatly bound in throughout. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> ANSON, George. <i>A Voyage round the World, In the Years 1740... 1744.</i> London: John and Paul Knapton for the author, 1748. FIRST EDITION. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> Blank railroad ledger, "Compagnie des Chemins de fer de l'Ouest" (spine title). N.p., 1909. A MONUMENTAL 20th-CENTURY ART NOUVEAU BINDING. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>June 23, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [MINIATURE ROOM] -- [FLEMING, John (1910-1987)]. Miniature of his 57th Street Library and Gallery. JOHN F. FLEMING'S BARONIAL 57TH STREET GALLERY. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE BINDING]. CHESTERTON, G.K. <i>Five Types: A Book of Essays.</i> London, 1910. LIMITED EDITION, number 3 of 30 copies on vellum SIGNED BY GEORGE SUTCLIFFE. $400 to $500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. <i>When Adam Delved and Eve Span....</i> [Ancoats Brotherhood, 1894-5]. LIMITED EDITION, one of 250 copies printed. $500 to $700.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Abraham Lincoln, Emancipation Proclamation by the President of the United States, pamphlet, 1862. Sold May 7 for $11,875.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Family papers of the distinguished Ruby-Jackson family, Portland, Maine, 1853-1961. Sold May 7 for $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> E. Simms Campbell, A Night-Club Map of Harlem, in inaugural issue of Manhattan, 1933. Sold May 7 for $27,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Papers of the comedian Nipsey Russell, including a letter from MLK, 1929-2000. Sold May 7 for $17,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Edmonia Lewis, prominent sculptor, carte-de-visite by Henry Rocher, c. 1866-71. Sold May 7 for $5,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> The Black Panther: Black Community News Service, 44 issues, San Francisco, 1967-1971. Sold May 7 for $6,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ernest Withers, I Am A Man, Sanitation Workers Strike, silver print, 1968. Sold May 7 for $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> March For Freedom Now!, poster for a protest on the 1960 Republican Convention. Sold May 7 for $17,500.
  • <center><b>Bonhams<br>Essential Genius:<br>Ten Important Manuscripts<br>For Modern Times<br>Online June 1 – 10, 2020</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> Renaissance Manuscript featuring two Dialogues by Plato, with translation from the Greek and learned discourse by Leonardo Bruni, called Aretino. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> Isaac Newton on the plague. Autograph Manuscript, being Newton's notes on reading Van Helmont's "De Peste." $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Autograph Letter Signed ("A. Einstein"), to "Die 'A.E. Group' in New York" humorously accepting his role as patron saint, and offering a motto for their members. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <center><b>Bonhams<br>Essential Genius:<br>Ten Important Manuscripts<br>For Modern Times<br>Online June 1 – 10, 2020</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> LOBACHEVSKY, NIKOLAI. Document Signed ("Lobachevsky"), and accomplished in Manuscript, a letter of designation in his role as Curator of Regional Education in Kazan. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> WITTGENSTEIN, LUDWIG. Autograph Letter Signed ("Ludwig Wittgenstein") to Moritz Schlick discussing Gödel's incompleteness theorems. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. Autograph Letter Signed ("Ch Darwin") to Alexander Agassiz regarding gradation of structure in pediculariæ. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <center><b>Bonhams<br>Essential Genius:<br>Ten Important Manuscripts<br>For Modern Times<br>Online June 1 – 10, 2020</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> PAULI, WOLFGANG; BOHM, DAVID. Typed Letter Signed ("W. Pauli") to physicist David Bohm offering his second and final critique of Bohm's hugely influential 1952 paper. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> WHITMAN, WALT. Autograph Manuscript Signed ("Walt Whitman"), a draft of the final lines to his final poem "A Thought of Columbus." $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> KANT, IMMANUEL. Autograph Quotation Signed ("Immanuel Kant"), from an album amicorum. <i>"Quod petis in te est, ne te quaesiveris extra."</i> $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> CLEMENS, SAMUEL LANGHORNE. Photograph Signed ("Mark Twain") and Inscribed, with the witty aphorism, "Admonitions—harvested from the wisdom of the ages: Physician, heal thyself. Patient, heel thyself." $10,000 to $15,000.