• <center><b>Potter & Potter Auctions:<br>Books, Manuscripts & Fine Art<br>October 18, 2019</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Ernest Hemingway. <i>The Spanish Earth.</i> First Edition. Cleveland, 1938. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Toni Morrison. <i>The Bluest Eye.</i> First Edition. New York, 1970. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Charles Etienne Briseux. <i>L’Art de Batir des Maisons de Campagn.</i> Paris, 1743. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <center><b>Potter & Potter Auctions:<br>Books, Manuscripts & Fine Art<br>October 18, 2019</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Sadajiro Yamanaka. <i>To-so Seikwa: Select Relics of the T’ang and the Sung Dynasties from the Collections in Europe and America</i>. Osaka, 1928. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Charles Dickens. <i>Bleak House.</i> First Edition. 20 parts bound in 19 issues. London, 1852-3. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Frederic Thrasher. <i>Chicago’s Gangland Prepared by Frederic M. Thrasher 1923-26.</i> Chicago, 1926. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <center><b>Potter & Potter Auctions:<br>Books, Manuscripts & Fine Art<br>October 18, 2019</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> <i>Father Abraham’s Almanack, For the Year of Our Lord 1776; Fitted to the Latitude of Forty Degrees....</i> Philadelphia: Printed and sold by John Dunlap, [1775]. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Francesco Lana Terzi. <i>Magisterium naturae, et artis. Opus physico-mathematicum.</i> Brescia, 1684/1692. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Eglomise Silhouette Profile Portrait of George Washington on Glass. American, ca. 1790s/1800s. 15" x 13" $5,000 to $7,000.
    <center><b>Potter & Potter Auctions:<br>Books, Manuscripts & Fine Art<br>October 18, 2019</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> William James. <i>The Principles of Psychology.</i> New York, 1890. Two volumes, First edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Roland Clark (1874–1957). <i>Roland Clark’s Etchings.</i> New York: The Derrydale Press, 1938. $3,500 to $4,500.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Mexican-American War Recruiting Broadside. Akron, Ohio: ca. 1846/48. $1,000 to $2,000.
  • <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> SMITH, CHRISTOPHER WEBB. 1793-1871. <i>Indian Ornithology.</i> [Patna, India]: 1828. $50,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DUPRÉ, LOUIS. 1789-1837. <i>Voyage à Athènes et à Constantinople, ou Collection de portraits, vues et costumes grecs et ottomans.</i> Paris: Dondey-Dupré, 1825. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> ADAMS, JOHN. Autograph Letter Signed ("J Adams"), [to Dr. Perkins?] while recovering from his small pox inoculation, [late-April, 1764]. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> AUSTEN, JANE. Autograph Letter Signed ("J. Austen"), to her sister Cassandra, 4 pp, "Thursday – after dinner," [September 16, 1813,] Henrietta St. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. 1785-1851. <i>The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories.</i> New York & Philadelphia: J.J. Audubon & J.B. Chevalier, 1840-1844. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DODWELL, EDWARD. 1767-1832. <i>Views in Greece.</i> London: Rodwell and Martin, 1821. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> JAMES, JESSE. Autograph Letter Signed ("Jesse W. James"), to Mr. Flood demanding Flood retract spurious accusations, 3 pp, June 5, 1875. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DE CORDOBA, JACOB. <i>Map of the State of Texas.</i> New York, 1866. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> ARNOLD, BENEDICT. Autograph bookseller's receipt for Dr. John Dickinson, Signed ("B. Arnold"), February 1767. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. 4 Typed Letters Signed ("A Einstein") to Cleveland E. Dodge offering early reports on the meetings of the Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> EISENHOWER, DWIGHT D. Typed Letter Signed ("Dwight D. Eisenhower") to General Henri Giraud written from a secret bunker in Gibraltar on the eve of Operation Torch, November 4 [but 6], 1942. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> Early Broadside Printing of the GADSDEN PURCHASE, Puebla, August 16, 1854. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> ALLEN, ETHAN. Autograph Letter Signed to Crevecouer during the Constitutional Debates in Congress, 2 pp, August 29, 1787. $30,000 to $50,000.
  • <center> <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts Including Americana<br>November 6, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> RATZER, Bernard. <i>Plan of the City of New York in North America, surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767.</i> London: Jefferys and Faden, “Jan.y” 12, 1776. $80,000 to $120,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. COCKERELL, Sydney C. <i>Some German Woodcuts of the Fifteenth Century.</i> Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, 1897 [issued 1898]. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS]. KEATS, John. <i>Lamia, Isabella, the Eve of Saint Agnes and Other Poems.</i> Waltham Saint Lawrence, Berkshire: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1928. $6,000 to $8,000
    <center> <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts Including Americana<br>November 6, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [GRANT, Ulysses S.— GRANT, Julia, First Lady]. Carved Applewood and 18-karat Gold Jewelry Suite, Browne & Spaulding, Jewelers, New York City, 1865. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [LINCOLN ASSASSINATION]. GARDNER, Alexander. <i>Incidents of the War |Sic Semper Sicariis</i> [caption title]. Washington, D. C.: Philip & Solomons, 1865. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> A COMPLETE COLLECTION of 115 titles published in R. R. Donnelley's Lakeside Classics series. Chicago, 1903-2017. COMPLETE RUN OF THE LONGEST-RUNNING CONTINUOUS SERIES OF BOOKS IN THE WORLD. $5,000 to $7,000
    <center> <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts Including Americana<br>November 6, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> GLEIZES, Albert. METZINGER, Jean. <i>Du Cubisme.</i> Paris, 1947. LIMITED EDITION, number 19 of 20 copies on papier d'Auvergne. $3,000 to $4,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [THE LITTLE REVIEW]. ANDERSON, Margaret, ed. POUND, Ezra, ed. HEAP, Jane, ed. <i>The Little Review.</i> Vol. I, No. 1 through Vol. XII, No. 2. 1914-1929. $3,000 to $4,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [MOUNTENEY, Leonard, binder]. LOUŸS, Pierre. <i>Songs of Bilitis.</i> Chicago: Argus Books, 1931. $2,000 to $3,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [HANCOCK, John]. Partly-printed U.S. Loan-Office Transfer Certificate issued on behalf of Hancock. Sgn’d on recto by William Imlay, as Commissioner of Loans of Connecticut. 28 February 1793. $2,000 to $3,000

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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

RBH and AE

  • <center><b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Library of a Midwestern Collector<br>November 5, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> DARWIN, Charles. <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> London John Murray, 1859. FIRST EDITION. THE VERY FINE MELLON-GARDEN COPY. $120,000 to $180,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> ECKERT, J. P, H. H. GOLDSTINE, and J. G. BRAINERD. <i>Description of the ENIAC and comments on electronic digital computing machines.</i> N.p., 1945. FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED BY GOLDSTINE. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> EUCLID. <i>Elementa geometriae.</i> Translated from the Arabic by Adelard of Bath. Venice: Erhard Ratdolt, 25 May 1482. FIRST EDITION. $60,000 to $80,000
    <center><b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Library of a Midwestern Collector<br>November 5, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> [HAMILTON, Alexander, James MADISON and John JAY]. <i>The Federalist: A Collection of Essays…</i> New York: John and Andrew M'Lean, 1788. FIRST EDITION. $60,000 to $80,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> GALILEI, Galileo. <i>Dialogo...Dove ne i congressi di quattro giornate si discorre sopra i due massimi sistemi del mondo Tolemaico, e Copernicano.</i> Florence, 1632. FIRST EDITION. $30,000 to $40,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> JOYCE, James. <i>Ulysses.</i> Paris: Shakespeare and Company, 1922. FIRST EDITION, ONE OF 100 COPIES SIGNED BY JOYCE. $120,000 to $180,000
    <center><b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Library of a Midwestern Collector<br>November 5, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> KEYNES, John Maynard. <i>The General Theory of Employment Interest and Money.</i> London: Macmillan, 1936. FIRST EDITION. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> NEWTON, Isaac, Sir. <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica.</i> London: Joseph Streater for the Royal Society, 1687. FIRST EDITION. $150,000 to $250,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> ROWLING, J. K. <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.</i> London: Bloomsbury, 1997. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY ROWLING. $80,000 to $120,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> SMITH, Adam. <i>An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.</i> London: for W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1776. FIRST EDITION. $70,000 to $90,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Sir Isaac Newton, <i>Opticks,</i> first edition, first issue, London, 1704. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Johannes Jacobus Canis, <i>De modo studendi in utroque iure,</i> first edition, Padua, 1476. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Pope Clemens V, <i>Constitutiones,</i> Nuremberg, 1482. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Nicolaus Panormitanus de Tudeschis, <i>Lectura super V libris Decretalium,</i> Basel, 1480-81. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Michael Faraday, <i>Experimental Researches in Electricity,</i> complete set, first editions, London, 1832-56. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> William Gilbert, <i>Tractatus sive physiologia nova de magnete,</i> Sedini, 1628. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> John Bulwer, <i>Philocophus,</i> first edition of the first book in English on the deaf, London, 1648. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> James Cook, complete set, 9 volumes, London, 1773-84. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Nicolaus Bertrand, <i>Opus de Tholosano[rum] Gestis ab Urbe Condita,</i> with the earliest known view of the city of Toulouse, 1515. $2,000 to $3,000.