• <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>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>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: 36 Auctions Archived, another 32 Upcoming this Week

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For the week ended  Saturday 13 April 2019 36 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database, 14 denominated in euros, 2 in British pounds, and 20 in US dollars.  Turnover was $17,792,210 as 9,865 lots were offered and 7,867 sold for an 80% success rate.  These days bidders are plentiful and, for the field, it’s encouraging.

 

For the week ahead 32 auctions are scheduled.

 

 

4 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

SothebysPhotographs on April 5th: $4,036,875 
AderAristophil 18 - Historical Documents on April 4th: $1,685,160 
Arader GalleriesSpring 2019 Auction on April 6th: $1,594,033 
AguttesAristophil 18 - Famous Writers of the 19th and 20th Centuries on April 3rd: $1,203,283 


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

Beaussant LefevreAncient and Modern Books on April 5th: 183.72% 
EldredsThe Spring Sale on April 6th: 167.13% 
FerratonModern and Contemporary Works of Art - Prints on March 30th: 154.34% 
OSENATThe Empire at Fontainebleau - Books and Manuscripts on April 6th: 146.46% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPrinted Books, Maps and Documents on April 10th: 117.84% 
AderAristophil 18 - Historical Documents on April 4th: 105.20% 
Charlton Hall90TH ANNIVERSAY AUCTION on April 5th: 104.76% 
Dorotheum Prints Before 1900 on April 10th: 104.74% 


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

National Book AuctionsModern 1sts, Limited Editions Club, Hemingway on April 7th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 3/10 on April 7th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 3/31 on April 7th: 99.60% 
Heritage AuctionsWeekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 4/2 on April 9th: 99.56% 
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 4/2 on April 9th: 99.45% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 3/31 on April 7th: 97.74% 
Beaussant LefevreAncient and Modern Books on April 5th: 96.15% 
James D Julia AuctioneersAutomobilia and Petroliana on April 4th: 95.91% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on April 6th: 94.80% 
William H. Bunch Auctions and AppraisalsEclectic Variety on April 9th: 93.88% 
FerratonModern and Contemporary Works of Art - Prints on March 30th: 91.81% 
EldredsThe Spring Sale on April 6th: 91.16% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsGambling Memorabilia, featuring the Collection of Tom Blue on March 30th: 90.51% 
OSENATThe Empire at Fontainebleau - Books and Manuscripts on April 6th: 88.95% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPrinted Books, Maps and Documents on April 10th: 88.29% 
Alaska AuctionPrints, Books on March 27th: 85.71% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on April 9th: 81.94% 
Heritage AuctionsPhotographs on April 6th: 81.53% 
 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Sothebys PELIKAN TINTE on April 5th Actual price: USD $462,500.
  2. Ader L.A.S. « Bonaparte », Millesimo 29 germinal [18 avril 1796], à SA FEMME JOSÉPHINE, « A la citoyenne Bonaparte Rue Chantrene N° 6 Paris »  on April 4th Actual price: USD $247,520.
  3. Arader Galleries Snowy Owl, Plate 121. on April 6th Actual price: USD $227,500.
  4. Ader L.A.S. « BP », Quartier Général Milan 28 floréal IV (17 mai 1796), à SA FEMME JOSÉPHINE, « La Citoyenne Bonaparte Rue Chanterelle [sic] N° 6 Paris »  on April 4th Actual price: USD $189,280.
  5. Sothebys ASPENS, NORTHERN NEW MEXICO on April 5th Actual price: USD $187,500.
  6. Sothebys 'BLACK AND WHITE VOGUE COVER' (JEAN PATCHETT, NEW YORK) on April 5th Actual price: USD $187,500.
  7. Venator and Hanstein Vitas patrum (dt.) – Leben der heiligen Altväter. on March 29th Actual price: USD $159,839.
  8. Sothebys ORCHID CACTUS (CACTUS BLOSSOM) on April 5th Actual price: USD $150,000.
  9. Ader Portraits de l’Empereur Napoléon et de l’Impératrice Eugénie, en pied. Paire d’huiles sur toile, réentoilées, avec cadres en bois et stuc doré (accidents), 298 x 211 cm on April 4th Actual price: USD $138,320.
  10. Ader L.A.S. « NPB », Pont-de-Briques 2 thermidor [XII] (21 juillet 1804), à SA FEMME JOSÉPHINE  on April 4th Actual price: USD $138,320.
  11. Aguttes L.A.S. «Vincent v. Gogh», [Saint-Rémy de Provence 9 ou 10 février 1890], à Albert AURIER on April 1st Actual price: USD $120,848.
  12. Arader Galleries Ivory-Billed Woodpecker, Plate 66. on April 6th Actual price: USD $113,750.
  13. Sothebys 'WOMAN IN CHICKEN HAT (LISA FONSSAGRIVES-PENN) (A)' on April 5th Actual price: USD $112,500.
  14. Aguttes Le Livre Ouvert III, manuscrit autographe avec gouaches originales [ on April 3rd Actual price: USD $110,175.
  15. Sothebys AMBOSELI KENYA on April 5th Actual price: USD $106,250.
  16. Sothebys 'ASPENS, NORTHERN NEW MEXICO' on April 5th Actual price: USD $100,000.
  17. Arader Galleries Summer or Wood Duck, Plate 206. on April 6th Actual price: USD $100,000.
  18. Aguttes Correspondance autographe signée adressée à Théodore FRAENKEL on April 3rd Actual price: USD $99,892.
  19. Sothebys WASHINGTON COLUMN, 208 FEET, YOSEMITE on April 5th Actual price: USD $93,750.
  20. Aguttes Lettre autographe signée à sa femme illustrée d'un dessin original on April 3rd Actual price: USD $82,264.
  21. Sothebys '"TIED UP TORSO," RAMATUELLE' on April 5th Actual price: USD $81,250.
  22. Sothebys 'BATHING NUDE: SOAPING REAR (A)' (NEW YORK) on April 5th Actual price: USD $81,250.
  23. Sothebys FACE, PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND on April 5th Actual price: USD $81,250.
  24. Sothebys 'CALLA LILY' on April 5th Actual price: USD $81,250.
  25. Arader Galleries North American Indian Portfolio.. on April 6th Actual price: USD $81,250.



36 total sales reported this week:

RR Auction. April Fine Autograph and Artifact Sale - online bidstart 3/15 on April 10th: 60.07%
James D Julia Auctioneers. Automobilia and Petroliana on April 4th: 95.91%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps and Documents on April 10th: 88.29%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Eclectic Variety on April 9th: 93.88%
Dorotheum . Prints Before 1900 on April 10th: 74.12%
OSENAT. The Empire at Fontainebleau - Books and Manuscripts on April 6th: 88.95%
Aguttes. Aristophil 21 - Mailing History on April 5th: 73.21%
Aguttes. Aristophil 20 - History, Famous Historical Characters on April 4th: 64.60%
Heritage Auctions. Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 4/2 on April 9th: 99.56%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 4/2 on April 9th: 99.45%
Venator and Hanstein. Modern and Contemporary Prints - Contemporary Books on March 30th: 61.36%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on April 9th: 81.94%
Alaska Auction. Prints, Books on March 27th: 85.71%
Ferraton. Modern and Contemporary Works of Art - Prints on March 30th: 91.81%
Potter and Potter Auctions. Gambling Memorabilia, featuring the Collection of Tom Blue on March 30th: 90.51%
Venator and Hanstein. Book - Prints - Autographs on March 29th: 47.97%
Dorotheum . Globes on April 8th: 77.78%
Aguttes. Aristophil 18 - Famous Writers of the 19th and 20th Centuries on April 3rd: 59.74%
Beaussant Lefevre. Ancient and Modern Books on April 5th: 96.15%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 3/31 on April 7th: 99.60%
Heritage Auctions. Photographs on April 6th: 81.53%
Eldreds. The Spring Sale on April 6th: 91.16%
Ader. Aristophil 18 - Historical Documents on April 4th: 67.49%
National Book Auctions. Modern 1sts, Limited Editions Club, Hemingway on April 7th: 100.00%
Trafford Books. Books on April 3rd: 79.73%
Charlton Hall. 90TH ANNIVERSAY AUCTION on April 5th: 78.57%
Kestenbaum and Company. Passover Haggadot - Online Auction on April 4th: 59.47%
Aste Bolaffi. Works of Art - Prints on April 2nd: 77.78%
Aguttes. Aristophil 16 - Fine Arts, Writings on April 1st: 59.02%
Sothebys. Photographs on April 5th: 69.31%
Bonhams. Photographs on April 5th: 55.40%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 3/10 on April 7th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 3/31 on April 7th: 97.74%
Arader Galleries. Spring 2019 Auction on April 6th: 46.23%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on April 6th: 94.80%
University Archives. Outstanding Selection of Autographed Documents, Manuscripts, Books & Relics on March 27th: 75.00%

 


For the week ahead 32 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Apr. 15th
Cowans Auctions. Cincinnati. Fine Books and Manuscripts - Timed - Bidstart 4/4. 120 lots
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Americana Online - bidstart 4/1. 74 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 74 lots

Tue. Apr. 16th
Swann Galleries. New York. Printed and Manuscript Americana. 356 lots
Tooveys. West Sussex. Postcards, Cigarette Cards; Photographs, Autographs, & Ephemera. 59 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Valuable Books (Varia). 271 lots
PosterConnection Inc.. Clayton. Spring Sale - Affordable Posters. 412 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 4/9. 487 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 4/9. 249 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . History, Geography and Travel Books. 219 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Literature and Book Illustrations. 275 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Manuscripts and Old Prints. 177 lots
Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers. Kilkenny. Fortgranite Baltinglass Wicklow Country House Sale - Books and Prints. 172 lots

Wed. Apr. 17th
Doyle New York. New York. Rare Books, Autographs & Maps. 351 lots
Old World Auctions. Glen Allen. Maps and Atlases - Internet bidstart 4/3. 751 lots
Christies. New York. Prints and Multiples. 324 lots
Nye & Company Auctioneers. Bloomfield. April Fine Art And Collectors' Passion. 50 lots
Potomack Company. Alexandria. Japanese Print Collection: Estate of Frances & Philip H. Bradley. 89 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Monthly Photographs Online - bidstart 3/27. 100 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Bibliotecha Scholastica. 284 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Autographs. 394 lots

Thu. Apr. 18th
Swann Galleries. New York. Classic and Contemporary Photographs. 314 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper. 212 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Travel & Exploration - World History - Cartography. 312 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. Space and Aviation - Internet bidstart 4/11. 405 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Spring Sports Card Catalogue. 2037 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Modern Literature and Art Documentation. 688 lots

Sat. Apr. 20th
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 160 lots

Sun. Apr. 21st
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 4/14.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 4/14.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 3/24. 255 lots
National Book Auctions. Ithaca. Books.

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RBH and AE

  • <b>Leland Little: Important Single-Owner Collection Featuring Works by Andrew Wyeth. December 6, 2019</b>
    <b>Leland Little, Dec. 6:</b> Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669), <i>Bearded Man in a Velvet Cap with a Jewel Clasp,</i> 1637.
    <b>Leland Little, Dec. 6:</b> Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669), <i>Christ Before Pilate: Large Plate,</i> 1635-1636.
    <b>Leland Little, Dec. 6:</b> Andrew Wyeth (PA, 1917-2009), <i>Breakup</i> with bronze life casts of the artist's hands, 1994.
    <b>Leland Little, Dec. 6:</b> Andrew Wyeth (PA, 1917-2009), <i>In the Orchard</i> Study, 1972.
  • <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>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.
  • <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
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b><br>Dr. Seuss, pen, ink & watercolor, calendar illustration, Thomas D. Murphy Company, 1937. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Georges Lepape, <i>Sur la Terrasse,</i> gouache & pencil, cover for <i>Vogue,</i> 1930. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Charles Dana Gibson, <i>The Coming Game, Yale vs. Vassar,</i> pen & ink, for <i>Life</i> magazine, 1895. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b><br>H.A. Rey, color pencil, charcoal, watercolor & gouache, for <i>Rafi et les 9 singes,</i> 1939. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Ernest H. Shepard, pen & ink, for Kenneth Grahame’s <i>Bertie’s Escapade,</i> 1949. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Charles Schulz, <i>The Biggest Star Measured So Far,</i> ink & wash, original <i>Peanuts</i> cartoon, published 1961. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Saul Steinberg, <i>12 Biographies, A to B,</i> pen & ink with collage, final illustration in his book <i>The Labyrinth,</i> 1960. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b><br>Jo Mielziner, <i>A Streetcar Named Desire,</i> watercolor, graphite & gouache, first color study for the award-winning 1947 production. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Charles Addams, <i>Nevermore,</i> watercolor & ink, for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1973. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> James Montgomery Flagg, <i>I Should Worry,</i> watercolor, gouache & graphite, cover for <i>Judge</i> magazine, 1914. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Edward Gorey, <i>Swan Lake, Hunters/Siegfried, Van Rothbart,</i> watercolor, pen & ink, costume designs, 1975. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Ludwig Bemelmans, <i>Sketch for Madeline,</i> gouache & ink. $6,000 to $9,000.