• <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>Live Online<br>2 December 2020</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Rackham (Arthur). 'The Skein', original pen, ink and watercolour drawing. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Vico (Giambattista). <i>Principj di una scienza nuova,</i> FIRST EDITION, Felice Mosca, Naples,1725. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> <i>Bauerkeller's New Embossed Plan of London,</i> first edition, Ackermann & Co., 1841. £1,800 to £2,200.
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>Live Online<br>2 December 2020</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Bible, English, Coverdale's Version, J. Nycolson, Southwark, [1535]. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Johnson (Samuel). <i>A Dictionary of the English Langauge,</i> 2 vol., fourth edition revised by the author, folio, 1773. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Orwell (George). <i>The Road to Wigan Pier,</i> first public edition, 8vo., Victor Gollancz, 1937. £1,500 to £2,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Rowling (J. K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> FIRST EDITION, first printing 1997. £6,000 to £8,000.
  • <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> <i>All-Negro Comics</i> Issue #1, 1947. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Early Memoir of a Black Hairdresser, 1859. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> First Edition <i>Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, An African,</i> 1782. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Bessie Coleman Aero News Vol. 1 Issue 1, May 1930, Signed by William J. Powell. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Book of Poetry and Music by Formerly Illiterate Author Thomas Young, 1897. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Cabinet Card of 24th Infantryman, Tombstone, Arizona Territory, circa 1882. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> James Baldwin Portrait by Carl Van Vechten, 1955. $3,500 to $4,500.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> <i>The Pacific Appeal</i> Newspaper, San Francisco, 1877. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Only Known Copy <i>Spreading Joy,</i> Uplift History of African Americans in Los Angeles, 1937. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> 1940 Los Angeles <i>The Official Central Avenue District Directory.</i> $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> GRÉGOIRE, Henri (French, 1750-1831). <i>An Enquiry Concerning the Intellectual and Moral Faculties, and Literature of Negroes,</i> First American Edition, 1810. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> 1893 Indian Territory Album with Images of Tacky Grayson. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 1st<br>Antique and modern prints,<br>drawings and paintings</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 2nd<br>Photographs, autographs, musical works and manuscripts</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 3rd<br>Books from XV to XX Century</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 3rd<br>Mathematics books</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 3rd<br>Art books from Salvador Dalí<br>& others</b>

Auction Update Review

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Rare Book Hub: 37 Auctions Archived, another 35 Upcoming this Week

 

 

7 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 


Heritage AuctionsSpace Exploration, Featuring the Armstrong Family Collection on May 11th: $4,567,627 
SothebysTravel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History on May 14th: $2,691,753 
ArtcurialComic Strips on April 27th: $2,321,154 
Swann GalleriesContemporary Art on May 16th: $1,399,657 
SothebysPhotographs on May 16th: $1,237,600 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPrinted Books, Maps and Documents on May 15th: $1,237,302 
Doyle New YorkPrints and Multiples on April 30th: $1,132,750 

9 auctions saw total sales exceed 100% of the high estimates of all lots offered in the sale: 

Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPrinted Books, Maps and Documents on May 15th: 363.24% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsMilitaria, Aviation, Maritime and Railway History on May 16th: 145.98% 
Aste BolaffiPosters on May 9th: 124.67% 
De Baecque and AssociesPrints on May 16th: 119.62% 
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Books and Works on Paper on May 2nd: 118.01% 
Doyle New YorkPrints and Multiples on April 30th: 116.63% 
SkinnerFine Prints and Multiples, Fine Photographs on May 10th: 113.19% 
Bearnes Hampton and LittlewoodAntiquarian Books, Maps and Prints on March 6th: 107.18% 
Heritage AuctionsSpace Exploration, Featuring the Armstrong Family Collection on May 11th: 101.41% 


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

Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 5/5 on May 12th: 99.78% 
Heritage AuctionsWeekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 5/7 on May 14th: 99.50% 
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 5/7 on May 14th: 98.47% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 4/14 on May 12th: 98.46% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 5/5 on May 12th: 98.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSpace Exploration, Featuring the Armstrong Family Collection on May 11th: 94.13% 
SkinnerFine Prints and Multiples, Fine Photographs on May 10th: 93.71% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on May 11th: 93.06% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPrinted Books, Maps and Documents on May 15th: 90.09% 
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Books and Works on Paper on May 2nd: 89.12% 
Doyle New YorkPrints and Multiples on April 30th: 88.44% 
Heritage AuctionsManuscripts on May 14th: 88.03% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsMilitaria, Aviation, Maritime and Railway History on May 16th: 86.96% 
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Books and Works on Paper on May 16th: 84.92% 
Swann Galleries19th and 20th Century Literature on May 14th: 83.88% 
SkinnerFine Books and Manuscripts - Online - Bidstart 5/8 on May 16th: 82.94% 
Swann GalleriesContemporary Art on May 16th: 80.36% 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Dominic Winter Book Auctions Nile-Sketches Painted from Nature During his Travels through Egypt... with accompanying Text by Dr A.E. Brehm and Dr Johannes Dümichen, first edition, Hildesheimer & Faulkner, [1875], half-title and lithographed map frontispiece, 24 chromolithographed pla on May 15th Actual price: USD $829,663.
  2. Binoche et Giquello Theatre des cites du monde. on May 14th Actual price: USD $403,932.
  3. Sothebys MEKKA ... MIT BILDER-ATLAS [ZU MEKKA [AND] BILDER AUS MEKKA]. on May 14th Actual price: USD $274,125.
  4. Sothebys LIVRE DES DIFFERENTES ESPÈCES D'OISEAUX DE LA CHINE TIRES DU CABINET DU ROY... [BOUND WITH:] 2.E PARTIE... 3.E PARTIE… 4.E PARTIE. on May 14th Actual price: USD $241,875.
  5. Heritage Auctions Apollo 11 Lunar Module Flown Piece of the Wright Flyer Propeller, Flown as Part of the First Successful Powered Flight in History at Kitty Hawk in 1903 as well as the First Manned Lunar Landing in 1969, Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, CAG on May 11th Actual price: USD $175,000.
  6. Heritage Auctions Apollo 11 Lunar Module Flown Section of the Wright Flyer's Wing Fabric, Position #44, Flown as Part of the First Successful Powered Controlled Flight in History at Kitty Hawk in 1903 as well as the First Manned Lunar Landing in 1969, Directly From The Arm on May 11th Actual price: USD $175,000.
  7. Artcurial Nikopol - Tome 2 La Femme piège on April 27th Actual price: USD $167,440.
  8. Artcurial Coke en stock on April 27th Actual price: USD $145,600.
  9. Sothebys DA QING WAN NIAN YI TONG DI LI TU. GEOGRAPHICAL MAP OF THE GREAT QING DYNASTY. JIAQING PERIOD (1760-1820) on May 14th Actual price: USD $137,063.
  10. Sothebys A GROUP OF 26 PHOTOGRAPHS INCLUDING IBN SAUD, HIS FAMILY, SWORD DANCING, HIS CAMP IN MECCA, AND PALACE IN RIYADH. on May 14th Actual price: USD $129,000.
  11. Sothebys THEATRUM ORBIS TERRARUM. on May 14th Actual price: USD $129,000.
  12. Heritage Auctions Apollo 11 Lunar Module Flown Piece of the Wright Flyer Propeller, Flown as Part of the First Successful Powered Flight in History at Kitty Hawk in 1903 as well as the First Manned Lunar Landing in 1969, Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, CAG on May 11th Actual price: USD $125,000.
  13. Sothebys THE THEATRE OF THE EMPIRE OF GREAT BRITAIN, on May 14th Actual price: USD $120,938.
  14. Heritage Auctions Apollo 11 Lunar Module Flown Piece of the Wright Flyer Propeller, Flown as Part of the First Successful Powered Flight in History at Kitty Hawk in 1903 as well as the First Manned Lunar Landing in 1969, Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, CAG on May 11th Actual price: USD $112,500.
  15. Heritage Auctions Apollo 11 Lunar Module Flown Section of the Wright Flyer's Wing Fabric, Position #5, Flown as Part of the First Successful Powered Controlled Flight in History at Kitty Hawk in 1903 as well as the First Manned Lunar Landing in 1969, Directly From The Arms on May 11th Actual price: USD $106,250.
  16. Artcurial Nikopol - Tome 2 La Femme piège on April 27th Actual price: USD $104,832.
  17. Sothebys ESTELLE LEFÉBURE, KAREN ALEXANDER, RACHEL WILLIAMS, LINDA EVANGELISTA, TATJANA PATITZ, CHRISTY TURLINGTON' on May 16th Actual price: USD $96,000.
  18. Sothebys LOLIONDO LION CHARGE, FOR THE END OF THE GAME / LAST WORD FROM PARADISE' on May 16th Actual price: USD $96,000.
  19. Artcurial Una Ballata del Mare Salato on April 27th Actual price: USD $94,640.
  20. Artcurial Nikopol - Tome 2 La Femme piège on April 27th Actual price: USD $94,640.
  21. Heritage Auctions Apollo 11 Flown Largest Size American Flag Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, CAG Certified. on May 11th Actual price: USD $93,750.
  22. Heritage Auctions Apollo 11 Flown Crew-Signed "Type One" Quarantine Cover, Hand-numbered NA-5 and Certified by Neil Armstrong, Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, CAG Certified. on May 11th Actual price: USD $93,750.
  23. Sothebys A MAP OF THE BRITISH AND FRENCH DOMINIONS IN NORTH AMERICA. on May 14th Actual price: USD $88,688.
  24. Dorotheum Landschaft on May 15th Actual price: USD $84,336.
  25. Heritage Auctions Apollo 11 Flown and Crew-Signed Beta Cloth Mission Insignia Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Command Module Pilot Michael Collins, Signed and Certified, with Hand-Signed CAG Certification. on May 11th Actual price: USD $81,250.





37 total sales reported this week:

Eldreds. May Evening Sale - Prints on May 16th: 52.63%
PBA Galleries. Rare Golf Books, Clubs & Memorabilia on May 16th: 59.11%
De Baecque and Associes. Prints on May 16th: 73.53%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper on May 16th: 84.92%
RR Auction. John Brennan Music Collection on May 16th: 67.30%
Sothebys. Photographs on May 16th: 60.50%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Militaria, Aviation, Maritime and Railway History on May 16th: 86.96%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps and Documents on May 15th: 90.09%
Swann Galleries. Contemporary Art on May 16th: 80.36%
Skinner. Fine Books and Manuscripts - Online - Bidstart 5/8 on May 16th: 82.94%
Rossini. Books on May 14th: 49.38%
Dorotheum . Printmaking and Multiples on May 15th: 74.22%
Dorotheum . Photography on May 15th: 54.40%
Binoche et Giquello. Ancient and Modern Books on May 14th: 50.28%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 5/7 on May 14th: 98.47%
Heritage Auctions. Monthly Photographs Online - bidstart 4/24 on May 15th: 65.63%
Sothebys. Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History on May 14th: 70.25%
Swann Galleries. 19th and 20th Century Literature on May 14th: 83.88%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on May 14th: 77.14%
Morton Subastas. Photographs on May 9th: 14.14%
Morton Subastas. PHOTOGRAPHY, PRINTS, ANTIQUE AND CONTEMPORARY BOOKS on May 7th: 39.61%
Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood. Antiquarian Books, Maps and Prints on March 6th: 73.46%
Heritage Auctions. Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 5/7 on May 14th: 99.50%
Heritage Auctions. Manuscripts on May 14th: 88.03%
Skinner. Fine Prints and Multiples, Fine Photographs on May 10th: 93.71%
Zisska and Lacher. Books on May 11th: 62.98%
Case Antiques, Inc.. Books, Prints on April 27th: 77.27%
Michaans Auctions. Gallery Auction - Books, Prints, Photographs on May 11th: 52.08%
Aste Bolaffi. Posters on May 9th: 74.30%
Artcurial. Comic Strips on April 27th: 69.10%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 5/5 on May 12th: 98.00%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 5/5 on May 12th: 99.78%
Heritage Auctions. Space Exploration, Featuring the Armstrong Family Collection on May 11th: 94.13%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 4/14 on May 12th: 98.46%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper on May 2nd: 89.12%
Doyle New York. Prints and Multiples on April 30th: 88.44%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on May 11th: 93.06%

 


For the week ahead 35 sales are scheduled:

Mon. May. 20th
Rossini. Paris. Lithographs, Fine Art Prints. 261 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Graphic Works of the European and Latin American Masters - Online bidstart 4/22. 132 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Spring Americana Auction - Session 5: Bargains and Dealer Specials. 817 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 72 lots

Tue. May. 21st
Tooveys. West Sussex. Antiquarian and Collectors Books. 246 lots
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Books. 5215 lots
Bonhams. New York. Modern and Contemporary Prints and Multiples. 174 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 5/14. 639 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 5/14. 168 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Select Photographs and Photobooks. 63 lots
Robert Siegel Galleries. New York. The Dr. William H. Johnson Collection of the U.S. 1890 Small Bank Note Issue. 210 lots

Wed. May. 22nd
Tooveys. West Sussex. Prints and Maps. 164 lots
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Chicago. Prints and Multiples. 136 lots
Potter and Potter Auctions. Chicago. Vintage Posters. 723 lots
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. R. AND BL LIBRARY: AUTOGRAPHS AND MANUSCRIPTS XIXTH AND XXTH CENTURIES - WRITERS - MUSICIANS - PAINT. 150 lots
Alaska Auction. Anchorage. Posters and Advertisements, Prints. 34 lots
Sothebys. Paris. Bibliothèque R. et B. L. Autographes et Manuscrits XIXe et XXe Siècles. 148 lots

Thu. May. 23rd
Christies. London - King Street. On the shoulders of Giants - Online bidstart 5/16. 57 lots
Vermot de Pas. Paris. Library of a Gourmet Parisien - Chapter 2: Gastronomy and Oenology. 464 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. Hollywood, Featuring Robert Shelton's Old Tucson Collection - bidstart 5/17. 602 lots
Swann Galleries. New York. Graphic Design. 273 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Banksy X Editions. 10 lots
Ader. PARIS. Old and Modern Prints - Day 1. 346 lots
Stephan Welz & Co.. Constantia. Online Fine Art and Book Sale - Bidstart 5/16. 235 lots

Fri. May. 24th
Vermot de Pas. Paris. History and Regions of France chez Vermot et Associés , Paris (France). 602 lots
Ader. PARIS. Old and Modern Prints - Day 2. 391 lots
Ferraton. Bruxelles. Rare Books. 890 lots

Sat. May. 25th
Christian Hesse Auktionen. Hamburg. Fine Art Prints, Books, Autographs. 953 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 170 lots
Neal Auction Company. New Orleans. Online Only - Unreserved - Books, Prints. 32 lots

Sun. May. 26th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 5/19.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 5/19.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 4/28. 244 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. The Doug Murray Collection - Special Monthly Auction - Online Only - bidstart 5/1. 174 lots
National Book Auctions. Ithaca. Books.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Christmas Rare Books<br>& Collectors’ Sale<br>9 & 10 December 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Joyce (James), <i>Ulysses,</i> 4to, Paris: (Shakespeare & Co.) 1922, First Edn. €7,000 to €9,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Of the Utmost Rarity with Swift Association. Harward (Michael). <i>Philomath. A New Almanack for the Year of Our Lord,</i> 1666. €6,000 to €9,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> With Full Complement of Hand Coloured & Other Plates. Rosellini (Ippolito). <i>Monumenti dell Egitto e della Nubia,</i> Vols. I, II, & III Plate Volumes only. €5,000 to €7,000.
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Christmas Rare Books<br>& Collectors’ Sale<br>9 & 10 December 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> With Magnificent Hand Coloured Plates. [Bivort, Debabay, & others] <i>Annales de Pomologie,</i> 8 vols., folio, Brussels, 1853-1861. €4,000 to €6,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> With Very Fine Coloured Plates & Illustrations. Barbier (George) Vogel (Lucien) & others, <i>Gazette du Bon Ton - Arts-modes et frivolities, </i> 1914 to 1922. €4,000 to €6,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> “I have seen War... I hate War," Signed Presentation Copy to William C. Bullitt, Roosevelt (Franklin D.) August 14, 1936. €3,000 to €4,000.
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Christmas Rare Books<br>& Collectors’ Sale<br>9 & 10 December 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Victorian Hostess & Horticulturist. An Important Collection Relating to Lady Dorothy Nevill (1826-1913). €2,500 to €3,200.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Fine Original Portrait Photos of The O'Brien Ladies by Margaret Cameron. Two black and white Photos, each 8" x 10". €1,200 to €1,800.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> James Hume Nesbitt Illustrations: A collection of twelve pen and ink Drawings and Etchings intended for publication as book of illustrations for his thriller novels. €800 to €1,200.
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Christmas Rare Books<br>& Collectors’ Sale<br>9 & 10 December 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Attributed to Kitagawa Utamavo (1753-1806). A pair of attractive colourful woodblock prints, of Court Ladies in decorative robes with numerous stamps and script. €800 to €1,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Contemporaneous Notes from Captain Cook's Voyage Travel: [Anon] <i>Voyage to the South Sea by Mr. Banks, Mr. Parkinson and Dr. Solender, with Capt. Cooke,</i> a 7 page m/ss document. €700 to €1,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Very Rare First U.K. Edition with Yellow Paper Band. Herbert (Frank). <i>Dune,</i> 8vo London (Victor Gollancz Ltd.) 1966. €500 to €700.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>English Literature, History, Science,<br>Children’s Books and Illustrations<br>1 – 8 December, 2020</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 1-8 Dec.:</b> JAMES OF MILAN | <i>Pricking of love,</i> illuminated manuscript in Middle English [England, fifteenth century]. £60,000 to £80,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 1-8 Dec.:</b> BEARDSLEY | <i>The Toilet of Helen,</i> original ink drawing for Savoy, 1895. £30,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 1-8 Dec.:</b> DICKENS | <i>A Christmas Carol,</i> 1844, seventh edition, presentation copy inscribed by the author. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>English Literature, History, Science,<br>Children’s Books and Illustrations<br>1 – 8 December, 2020</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 1-8 Dec.:</b> DARWIN | <i>For Private Distribution... Extracts from Letters addressed to Professor Henslow...,</i> 1835, original wrappers. £70,000 to £90,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 1-8 Dec.:</b> DEFOE | Autograph manuscript poem, 'Resignation', 1708. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 1-8 Dec.:</b> GRAHAME | <i>The Wind in the Willows,</i> 1908, first edition, dust-jacket. £12,000 to £16,000.
  • <center><b>Firsts Online Rare Book Fair<br> 27 November to 2 December<br><br> Presented by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association</b>
  • <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>Latin and French Book of Hours, around 1490. Est: € 20,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br> P. Goos, <i>Le Grand Miroir de la Mer,</i> 1669. Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>L. Feininger, Letter with woodcuts, 1920. Est: € 25,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>Latin Bible manuscript, 12th century. Est: € 20,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>M. E. Bloch, <i>Naturgeschichte der Fische,</i> 1782-95. Est: € 40,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>M. Chagall, <i>Daphnis & Chloé,</i> 1961. Est: € 90,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>L. J. Waghenaer, <i>Speculum nauticum,</i> 1586. Est: € 180,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>P. J. de Pannemaeker, Collection of orig. watercolors, 1878-1887.<br>Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>G. Klimt, <i>Das Werk,</i> 1918.<br>Est: € 15,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br><i>Livro dos prestimonios,</i> Manuscript, 1665. Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>W. Kandinsky, <i>Klänge,</i> 1913.<br>Est: € 18,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>J. Miró in J. Cassou, <i>Vingt-deux poémes,</i> 1978. Est: € 8,000
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Music, Continental Books<br>and Medieval Manuscripts<br>24 Nov. – 1 Dec. 2020<br>Online</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b><br>F. Schubert. Autograph letter to his brother Ferdinand, 4 pages, Zseliz, 1818. £80,000 to £120,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b><br>L. v. Beethoven. Fine autograph letter to his librettist Friedrich Treitschke, about their planned opera, 1815. £70,000 to £90,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b> Hermann Hesse, Highly important series of 62 letters and postcards to Stefan Zweig, 1903-1938. £60,000 to £80,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Music, Continental Books<br>and Medieval Manuscripts<br>24 Nov. – 1 Dec. 2020<br>Online</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b> Book of Hours, Use of Reims, illuminated manuscript on vellum [France, late 15th century]. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b> Armenian gospel book, illuminated manuscript on vellum, seventeenth century, tooled calf binding. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b><br>C. Goldoni. Ten autograph letters signed to the Genoese nobleman Cristoforo Spinola, Venice 1742-1743. £7,000 to £9,000.
  • <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>December Sale<br>December 5, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> SHERBURNE, BRANTZ, and WIRGMAN. The Original Drawings of the First Modern Scientific Survey of the Patapsco River and Chesapeake Bay. $350,000 to $500,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> LAFON, Barthelemy. The Earliest Comprehensive Survey of Louisiana and its Adjacent Regions. $350,000 to $450,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> Giacomo GASTALDI. The Most Important Renaissance Wall Map of Asia Published in the 16th Century – with all four sheets having full margins. $300,000 to $400,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>December Sale<br>December 5, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> CAO, Junyi. The Most Important Map of China to Come to Market in 50 Years. One of only three known copies of the last Ming Dynasty world map. $325,000 to $375,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> ORTELIUS, Abraham. Ortelius Atlas Spanish 1588 Magnificently Rich Original Hand Color in Full. $225,000 to $350,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> An Exceptionally Fine and Historically Important Manuscript Map Showing the Origins of Texas in the 19th Century. $250,000 to $350,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>December Sale<br>December 5, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> PRICE, William and BONNER, John. Map of Boston 1769. $225,000 to $325,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> John James AUDUBON. Audubon’s Brilliant Icon, That Has Never Been Equaled for Drama. $150,000 to $250,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> Pierre-Joseph REDOUTE. Original Watercolor, Red Lily. $175,000 to $250,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>December Sale<br>December 5, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> John James AUDUBON. The Most Famous Image of a Bird in All of History. $150,000 to $200,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> Martin WALDSEEMULLER. The Finest Example in Existence of Martin Waldseemuller’s Map of the New World, with Spectacular Full Original Color. $150,000 to $200,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> GORDON, Peter. The First State of the First View of Savannah: The Template for American Urban Planning. $100,000 to $150,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Oscar Wilde, <i>“The secret of life is in Art,”</i> autograph quotation dated and signed, 1882. Sold for $15,600.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>Manhattan Gay Scene Guide 1969, Summer Edition,</i> Mattachine Book Service. Sold for $3,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Toyen, pen & ink illustration from <i>Marquis de Sade: Justina cili prokletí ctnosti,</i> 1932. Sold for $26,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Antonio Lopez, 9 men’s fashion studies, graphite, 1974. Sold for $6,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Harvey Milk, 2 autograph letters signed, to Pat Mormon, during US Navy service, 1954. Sold for $2,210.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Daniel Abraham, original art for <i>Stonewall Romances,</i> pen, ink & gouache, 1979. Sold for $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> David Wojnarowicz, <i>Untitled (Genet with Dog),</i> mixed media collage. Sold for $27,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Susie Gaynes & Amy E. Bartell, <i>March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights,</i> 1987. Sold for $1,188.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>Paris is Burning,</i> photo offset poster by Anne Dutlinger, signed by film director Jennie Livingston, 1991. Sold for $1,500.