• <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>The Collectors’ Sale<br>July 7 – 15, 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> O'Fihely, Maurice Abp. <i>Questiones subtilissme Scoti in metaphysicam Aristotelis</i>, Venice (Octavianus Scoti) 20th November 1497. 8,000 to 12,000 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Pococke (Richard). <i>A Description of the East and some other Countries,</i> 3 vols. in 2, L. (W. Bowyer) 1743. 2,250 to 3,500 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Keogh (John). <i>Botanalogia Universalis Hibernica, or A General Irish Herbal Calculated for this Kingdom, giving an account of the Herbs, Scrubs…</i>, Corke (George Harrison) 1735. 1,000 to 1,500 €
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>The Collectors’ Sale<br>July 7 – 15, 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Perry (Charles). <i>A View of the Levant particularly of Constantinople, Syria, Egypt and Greece,</i> L. (T. Woodward) 1743. 800 to 1,200 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Shaw (Thomas). <i>Travels, or Observations Relating to Several Parts of Barbary and the Levant,</i>, Oxford (The Theatre) 1738. 600 to 700 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> [French (Nicholas) Bishop of Ferns] Attributed, <i>Recit Exact et Fidele de la Vente et Partage du Roiaume d'Irlande Fait Sous Charles II…,</i> Milan (Chez Charles Joseph Quinto) 1724. 500 to 700 €
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>The Collectors’ Sale<br>July 7 – 15, 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> [French (V. Rev.Dr. Nicholas, Bp of Ferns.)] <i>The Unkinde Desertor of Loyall Men and True Frinds,</i> 12mo, n.p. 1676. 500 to 700 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Yeats (W.B.) <i>Plays and Controversies,</i>, N.Y. (The MacMillan Company) 1924, Signed Limited Edn. 500 to 700 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Barrie (J.M.) & Thomson (Hugh) illus. <i>Quality Street, a Comedy in Four Acts,</i> L. (Hodder and Stoughton) 1901, Limited Edition, signed by the artist. 500 to 700 €
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>The Collectors’ Sale<br>July 7 – 15, 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Molyneaux (William). <i>The Case of Ireland's being bound by Acts of Parliament in England Stated,</i> [London 1719]. 200 to 300 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Johnston's (W. & A.) Map of South Africa, to illustrate the Military Operations 1900. 100 to 150 €
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b><br>N.C. Wyeth, <i>The Black Arrow,</i> oil on canvas, for the book by Robert Louis Stevenson, 1916. $150,000 to $250,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b> Laurent de Brunhoff, mixed media color study for <i>Babar’s World Tour,</i> 2005. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b> Hilary Knight, <i>Eloise with Valentine,</i> watercolor, ink & pencil, 2015. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b> Howard Pyle, <i>It was a Comrade from His Own Regiment,</i> oil on canvas, for <i>Harper’s Monthly Magazine,</i> 1909. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b><br>Coby Whitmore, <i>‘Poor baby! You want me so much,’ she said,</i> acrylic, for <i>The Saturday Evening Post,</i> 1968. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b><br>Al Hirschfeld, <i>Charley’s Aunt,</i> pen & ink, for the Broadway revival, <i>The New York Times,</i> 1940. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b><br>Erté, <i>Décor de Laideronnette,</i> gouache set design for third movement of <i>Mother Goose,</i> 1949. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b> Vince McIndoe, <i>Villainous Last Supper, DC Comics,</i> oil on canvas, 2016. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b> Arthur Getz, <i>Rooftop Party,</i> casein tempera, cover illustration for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1970. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Summer Sale<br>July 11 & 12, 2020</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Very scarce autograph letter, signed, by Emily Tennessee Donelson, wife of Andrew Jackson Donelson, who served as First Lady / White House Hostess to President Andrew Jackson from 1828 to about 1834. $1,000 to $1,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Thirteen Edward Wells maps plus title page from his rare atlas, A NEW SET OF MAPS BOTH OF ANCIENT AND PRESENT GEOGRAPHY. $600 to $700.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> L.B. Folger and C. Kallenback: MEMPHIS - BIRD'S EYE VIEW - SUPPLEMENT TO THE APPEAL. Scarce lithograph on paper. $800 to $1,200.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Summer Sale<br>July 11 & 12, 2020</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Large NASA-Space Race era archive of material related to Colonel Michael J. Vaccaro, director of administration of the Marshall Space Flight Center of Huntsville, Alabama. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> 1836 slavery related document signed by President Andrew Jackson, Andrew Jackson Jr., and Andrew Jackson Donelson. $800 to $1,100.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Roger Sherman Signed CT Land Grant, 1757. $600 to $700.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Summer Sale<br>July 11 & 12, 2020</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Letter archive related to the Randolph family of Virginia, including Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jefferson Randolph, Lewis Meriwether Randolph – the grandson of President Jefferson. $400 to $500.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Louisiana, as formerly claimed by France, now containing part of British America to the East in Spanish America to the West of Mississippi map, by Thomas Kitchin, 1765. $400 to $450.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Andrew Jackson manuscript document, unsigned, containing notes on several Tennessee legal cases, including one regarding a slave, circa 1790-96. $350 to $450.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Summer Sale<br>July 11 & 12, 2020</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> VA Civil War Photo, Alexander Gardner – Timothy O'Sullivan. $400 to $450.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Military Archive, WWI/WWII French Soldier Paul Didier. $400 to $450.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Early Virginia Map, B. Tanner, J. Reid, 1796. $300 to $400.

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Rare Book Hub: 36 Auctions Archived, another 32 Upcoming this Week

Apologies for the delay in thie week's mailing folks!

 

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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  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>July 16, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Ptolomaeus (Claudius). <i>Cosmographia,</i> first edition, Vicenza, Hermann Liechtenstein, 13 September 1475. £150,000 to £200,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Schoener (Johann). <i>Opera mathematica,</i> 3 parts in 1, first edition,The Honeyman copy in contemporary binding, Nuremberg, J. Montanus and U. Neuber, 1551. £30,000 to £40,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Lucian of Samosata. <i>Dialogoi, editio princeps,</i> with fine illuminated title-page, Florence, Lorenzo de Alopa, 1496. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>July 16, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Pian (Jean Baptiste de). [Architectural Alphabet], 26 chromolithographs by Leopold Muller after Pian, Vienna, 1842-44. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Rogers (Bruce).- Holy Bible (The)..., one of 200 copies on handmade paper, designed by Bruce Rogers, bound in modern crimson morocco, gilt, Oxford, 1935. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Jenner (Edward). <i>An Inquiry into the Causes and Effects of the Variolae Vaccinae…,</i> first edition, Printed for the Author, by Sampson Low, 1798. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>July 16, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Voyages.- Cook (Capt. James).- Parkinson (Sydney). <i>A Journal of a Voyage to the South Seas, in his Majesty's Ship the Endeavour,</i> second edition, Charles Dilly...& James Phillips, 1784. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> [Clemens (Samuel Langhorne)] "Mark Twain". <i>Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,</i> first edition, first state, New York, Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> [Voight (Hans Henning)], "Alastair". Herod, for 'Salome: Drame en un Acte', original drawing in red & black ink over pencil, [c.1922]. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>July 16, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> James (M.R.) <i>Ghost Stories of an Antiquary,</i> first edition, signed presentation inscription from the author to A.C. Benson, 1904. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Remarque (Erich Maria). <i>All Quiet on the Western Front,</i> first English edition, signed presentation inscription from the author, 1929. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Ashendene Press.- More (Sir Thomas). <i>A Fruteful and Pleasaunt Worke...Utopia,</i> one of 100 copies, bound in black goatskin by J.Franklin Mowery, Ashendene Press, 1906. £3,000 to £4,000.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Music, Continental Books and Medieval Manuscripts<br>Online Auction 7-14 July
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Isaac Newton. <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica.</i> £280,000 to £350,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Johann Sebastian Bach. Two early editions: Fantaisie pour le Clavecin. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Mozart. Early edition, in parts, of the Concerto in A for piano and orchestra. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Music, Continental Books and Medieval Manuscripts<br>Online Auction 7-14 July
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Beethoven. First edition, second issue of the Ninth Symphony op.125. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Cervantes. <i>Don Quixote,</i> Barcelona, 1617. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Johann Sebastian Bach. Three first and early editions of music for organ. £1,200 to £1,500.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including the Eric C. Caren Collection Part 8<br>Online Auction 6-21 July</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> Albert Einstein, typed letter signed, explaining the nature of his personal atheism and belief in God. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> George Washington. Autograph letter signed to Bryan Fairfax, looking forward to the Treaty of Paris, 5 February 1783. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> Alfred Swaine Taylor. Early “photogenic drawing,” photograph of a fern, dated 2 December 1839. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including the Eric C. Caren Collection Part 8<br>Online Auction 6-21 July</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> "Departure of Mr. Lincoln—Parting Address" in the <i>Weekly Illinois State Journal,</i> Vol. XXX, No. 1541, Springfield, February 13, 1861. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> Benjamin Harrison document signed certifying the service of Daniel Cumbo, a black Revolutionary soldier. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> Front page printing of the Articles of Confederation in the <i>New-Jersey Gazette,</i> Vol. 1, No. 22. Trenton, April 29, 1778. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including the Eric C. Caren Collection Part 8<br>Online Auction 6-21 July</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> George Washington Funeral Procession Broadside. Boston, January 6, 1800. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> Philippe Laroque, printed score for “The Heroe of New Orleans Battle.” Philadelphia, 1815. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> Report of the Battle of Queenston Heights, the first major battle in the War of 1812, in <i>Supplement to the Quebec Gazette,</i> 24th October 1812. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including the Eric C. Caren Collection Part 8<br>Online Auction 6-21 July</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> His Majesty's Most Gracious Speech to both Houses of Parliament, On Tuesday the Eighteenth Day of November, 1760. London, 1760. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> Elegy on the Death of James Lawrence, Esq. late Commander of the U.S. Frigate Chesapeake. [Boston]: A. Bowen, 1813. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> Benjamin Lincoln's Commission as Major General, signed by John Hancock, 19 February 1777. $30,000 to $50,000.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>The Collection of a Connoisseur:<br>History in Manuscript<br>Online Auction 8-15 July
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Elizabeth I. Early letter signed, to Edward North, First Baron North 1560. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Catherine II. Empress of Russia Letter signed to Prince Grigori Aleksandrovich [Potemkin] 1784. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Nelson. Autograph letter signed, to Captains of Egyptian Club, 3 August 1798. £12,000 to £18,000,
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>The Collection of a Connoisseur:<br>History in Manuscript<br>Online Auction 8-15 July
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Charles Darwin. Photograph signed, c.1871 by Oscar Gustave Rejlander. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> T.E. Lawrence. Autograph letter signed, to Major Littleton, 14 October 1918. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Napoleon. Letter signed, ordering General Desaix to sail to Malta, prior to the Egyptian Expedition, 1798. £2,000 to £3,000.