• <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Churchill (Winston) & Others. 1944 Commonwealth Prime Ministers’ Conference, 27 April 1944. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Joyce (James). <i>Ulysses.</i> First English edition, 1922. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Belzoni (Giovanni Battista). <i>Plates Illustrated of the Researches and Operations...in Egypt and Nubia,</i> FIRST EDITION, 1821-1822. £14,375 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Astor (John Jacob). A collection of rare letters, 9 January 1812- 4 September 1837. £26,000 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> FIRST EDITION, first issue, 1997. £27,500 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Royal Family. Photograph of Queen Elizabeth, George VI, Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret, signed, 1946. £3,640 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Collodi (Carlo). <i>Le avventure di Pinocchio. Storia di un burattino,</i> FIRST EDITION, 1883. £8,401 inc Buyers Premium.
  • <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.
  • <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.

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Rare Book Hub: 26 Auctions Archived, another 28 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday 6 April 2019 26 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database, 3 in Australian dollars, 1 in Swiss francs, 6 in euros, 1 in British pounds, 1 in Mexican pesos, and 14 in US dollars.  Turnover was $13,538,653 as 7,572 lots were offered and 6,056 sold for an 80% success rate.  Interest in the rooms continues to be high.

 

5 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

 
ChristiesPhotographs on April 2nd: $3,511,750 
Arenberg AuctionsBooks on March 30th: $1,844,122 
ChristiesThe Face of the Century: Photographs from the F Collection on April 2nd: $1,812,000 
ChristiesDaydreaming: Photographs from the Goldstein Collection on April 2nd: $1,614,750 
Kestenbaum and CompanyFine Judaica on March 28th: $1,389,692 
 

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

Koller AuctionsOld Master Prints on March 29th: 179.35% 
De Baecque and AssociesIncunables and Impressions of the 16th Century on March 28th: 128.82% 
Arenberg AuctionsBooks on March 30th: 117.25% 


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

Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 3/24 on March 31st: 99.40% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 3/24 on March 31st: 99.32% 
Heritage AuctionsWeekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 3/26 on April 2nd: 99.08% 
National Book AuctionsNatural History, de Soto, Chemistry, Americana on March 31st: 98.95% 
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 3/26 on April 2nd: 98.82% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 3/3 on March 31st: 96.06% 
Koller AuctionsOld Master Prints on March 29th: 92.45% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on March 30th: 89.29% 
De Baecque and AssociesIncunables and Impressions of the 16th Century on March 28th: 88.41% 
Addison and SarovaRare Books in All Fields on March 30th: 87.78% 
ChristiesThe Face of the Century: Photographs from the F Collection on April 2nd: 86.67% 
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Books and Works on Paper on April 4th: 82.91% 
Winter AssociatesFine Art - Prints on April 1st: 80.00% 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Christies Dovima with Elephants, Evening Dress by Dior, Cirque d'Hiver, Paris, 1955 on April 2nd Actual price: USD $615,000.
  2. Christies Harlequin Dress (Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn), NY, 1950 on April 2nd Actual price: USD $325,000.
  3. Christies Lestnitsa (Steps), 1929 on April 2nd Actual price: USD $281,250.
  4. Christies A family on their lawn one Sunday in Westchester, N.Y. 1968 on April 2nd Actual price: USD $275,000.
  5. Christies Elephant Family at Night at a salt lick, Aberdare Forest, 1972/2009 on April 2nd Actual price: USD $250,000.
  6. Christies The Family, Luzzara, Italy, 1953 on April 2nd Actual price: USD $250,000.
  7. Arenberg Auctions A magnificent pair of globes, terrestrial and celestial. on March 30th Actual price: USD $238,000.
  8. Arenberg Auctions Le Grand Atlas, ou Cosmographie Blaviaene, en laquelle est exactement descritte la Terre, la Mer, et le Ciel. on March 30th Actual price: USD $231,000.
  9. Christies Nude on Sand, 1936 on April 2nd Actual price: USD $150,000.
  10. Christies Parade – Hoboken, New Jersey, 1955 on April 2nd Actual price: USD $137,500.
  11. Christies Black and White Vogue Cover (Jean Patchett), New York, 1950 on April 2nd Actual price: USD $137,500.
  12. Christies Untitled #328-02, 2002 on April 2nd Actual price: USD $125,000.
  13. Christies Iceland Poppy/ Papaver nudicaule (A), New York, 2006 on April 2nd Actual price: USD $125,000.
  14. Arenberg Auctions Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. on March 30th Actual price: USD $123,200.
  15. Christies Rose, Fritz Nobis, London, 1970 on April 2nd Actual price: USD $106,250.
  16. Christies Lew Alcindor, Basketball Player, 61st Street and Amsterdam Avenue, New York City, May 2, 1963 on April 2nd Actual price: USD $106,250.
  17. Christies 'Tied-Up Torso', Ramatuelle, 1980 on April 2nd Actual price: USD $100,000.
  18. Christies 'Self Portrait with Wife and Models', Paris, 1981 on April 2nd Actual price: USD $100,000.
  19. Christies Marilyn Monroe, actress, New York City, May 6, 1957 on April 2nd Actual price: USD $100,000.
  20. Christies North Pacific Ocean, Iwate, 1986 on April 2nd Actual price: USD $100,000.
  21. Kestenbaum and Company <<THE YOSEF GOLDMAN “SINGERMAN” COLLECTION.>> Containing c. 1,300 printed volumes. Abbreviated short-title list available upon request. on March 28th Actual price: USD $93,750.
  22. Christies 'Rue Abriot', Yves St. Laurent and Nude, Paris 1975 on April 2nd Actual price: USD $87,500.
  23. Christies Rayograph (Kiki Silhouette, Positive), 1922–1938 on April 2nd Actual price: USD $87,500.
  24. Kestenbaum and Company Machzor LePesach Minhag Aschkenaz [prayer-book for Passover]. Rite according to Aschkenazi custom. on March 28th Actual price: USD $80,000.
  25. Christies 'Mannequins Quai d'Orsay II', Paris, 1977 on April 2nd Actual price: USD $75,000.



26 total sales reported this week:

PBA Galleries. Art and Illustration: Books and Graphics - Illustrated Books - Miscellanea on April 4th: 62.73%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper on April 4th: 82.91%
Arenberg Auctions. Books on March 30th: 77.81%
Winter Associates. Fine Art - Prints on April 1st: 80.00%
Artcurial. Aristophil - Writings and Works by Artists from the 16th to the 20th Centuries on April 2nd: 56.38%
Morton Subastas. EXPLORERS AND TRAVELERS OF THE WORLD, GEOGRAPHY, MAPS AND CARTOGRAPHY INCLUDES DOCUMENTS AND BOOKS O on April 2nd: 30.77%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints and Photographs on April 2nd: 69.75%
Christies. The Face of the Century: Photographs from the F Collection on April 2nd: 86.67%
Christies. Daydreaming: Photographs from the Goldstein Collection on April 2nd: 76.81%
Christies. Photographs on April 2nd: 65.25%
Heritage Auctions. Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 3/26 on April 2nd: 99.08%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 3/26 on April 2nd: 98.82%
Michael Treloar. Militaria - Online bidstart 3/19 on March 31st: 51.24%
Michael Treloar. Gastronomy - Online bidstart 3/19 on March 31st: 43.16%
Australian Book Auctions. April Gallery Sale on April 1st: 78.87%
Kestenbaum and Company. Fine Judaica on March 28th: 65.26%
Neret Minet and Tessier. Marine and Travel on March 27th: 75.80%
De Baecque and Associes. Incunables and Impressions of the 16th Century on March 28th: 88.41%
Koller Auctions. Old Master Prints on March 29th: 92.45%
Jeschke van Vliet Auctions Berlin GmbH. Rare Books, Prints and Art on March 29th: 48.28%
National Book Auctions. Natural History, de Soto, Chemistry, Americana on March 31st: 98.95%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 3/3 on March 31st: 96.06%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 3/24 on March 31st: 99.32%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 3/24 on March 31st: 99.40%
Addison and Sarova. Rare Books in All Fields on March 30th: 87.78%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on March 30th: 89.29%

 


For the week ahead 28 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Apr. 8th
Winner's Auctions Ltd. Jerusalem. Illustrious Personalities, Holocaust & Anti-Semitism, Historic Documents, Art, Seforim, Letters from. 280 lots
Dorotheum . Vienna. Globes. 9 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 72 lots

Tue. Apr. 9th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 4/2. 550 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 4/2. 229 lots
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Chadds Ford, PA . Eclectic Variety. 49 lots

Wed. Apr. 10th
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Printed Books, Maps and Documents. 555 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. April Fine Autograph and Artifact Sale - online bidstart 3/15. 879 lots
Alaska Auction. Anchorage. Prints, Books. 39 lots
Purcell Auctioneers. Birr. Irish Advertising Signs and Rural Bygones. 119 lots
Dorotheum . Vienna. Prints Before 1900. 85 lots

Thu. Apr. 11th
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Vintage Cameras and Photography. 252 lots
One Of Kind Collectibles. Coral Gables. Rare Autographs, Manuscripts and Photography - Online Bidstart 4/4.

Fri. Apr. 12th
ALDE. Paris. Atlases - Maps - Travel Books. 214 lots

Sat. Apr. 13th
Neal Auction Company. New Orleans. Spring Estates Auction. 107 lots
Aspire Auctions. Cleveland. Prints - Online - Internet Bidstart 4/5. 39 lots
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Prints, Books. 226 lots
Leland Little Auctions. Hillsborough, NC. April Gallery Auction. 62 lots
Michaans Auctions. Alameda, CA . Gallery Auction - Books, Prints, Photographs. 27 lots
North American Auction Company. Bozeman. American Frontier April Auction. 104 lots
Potomack Company. Alexandria. Live and Online - Prints, Books. 32 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 174 lots

Sun. Apr. 14th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 4/7.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 4/7.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 3/17. 242 lots
Carlsen Gallery. Greenville, NY. Books and Prints.
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Prints, Books. 50 lots
National Book Auctions. Ithaca. Books.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <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.
  • <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>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> 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.
  • <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