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Rare Book Hub: 41 Auctions Archived, another 29 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday 25 May 2019 41 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 9 denominated in euros, 7 in British pounds, and 25 in US dollars.  Turnover was $30,017,813 as 15,385 lots were offered  and 12,567 sold for an 82% success rate.  These are exceptional numbers.

 

 

6 auctions saw total proceeds reach a million dollars: 


Heritage AuctionsComics on May 17th: $15,201,836 
Heritage AuctionsSpring Sports Memorabilia Catalogue on May 17th: $3,419,361 
Kedem AuctionRare and Important Items on May 15th: $1,846,968 
BonhamsModern and Contemporary Prints and Multiples on May 21st: $1,690,768 
ChristiesOn the shoulders of Giants - Online bidstart 5/16 on May 23rd: $1,388,678 
SothebysBibliothèque R. et B. L. Autographes et Manuscrits XIXe et XXe Siècles on May 22nd: $1,336,722 

 


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

Robert Siegel GalleriesThe Dr. William H. Johnson Collection of the U.S. 1890 Small Bank Note Issue on May 21st: 175.30% 
Brunk AuctionsPremier Auction on May 18th: 156.37% 
AderGirls, Lorettes and Courtesans, Bals Public: Library J.-PF on May 16th: 123.52% 
TooveysAntiquarian and Collectors Books on May 21st: 122.02% 
Nosbüsch & StuckeSpecial Auction Russian Avant-Garde on May 18th: 116.11% 
Nosbüsch & StuckeModern Art and Graphics on May 17th: 108.62% 
TooveysPrints and Maps on May 22nd: 101.11% 
SothebysBibliothèque R. et B. L. Autographes et Manuscrits XIXe et XXe Siècles on May 22nd: 100.99% 


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

Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 4/21 on May 19th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsComics on May 17th: 99.43% 
Heritage AuctionsWeekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 5/14 on May 21st: 99.40% 
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 5/14 on May 21st: 98.28% 
Robert Siegel GalleriesThe Dr. William H. Johnson Collection of the U.S. 1890 Small Bank Note Issue on May 21st: 96.67% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 5/12 on May 19th: 95.63% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 5/12 on May 19th: 95.12% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on May 18th: 94.58% 
Lancaster Mennonite Historical SocietyBook Auction on May 10th: 93.95% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsSpring Magic Auction - Books, Posters, Prints, Letters, Photos - Online on May 18th: 93.57% 
TooveysAntiquarian and Collectors Books on May 21st: 93.50% 
Heritage AuctionsSpring Sports Memorabilia Catalogue on May 17th: 93.46% 
Carlsen GalleryBooks and Prints on April 14th: 90.48% 
Brunk AuctionsPremier Auction on May 18th: 90.00% 
Leslie Hindman AuctioneersPrints and Multiples on May 22nd: 87.50% 
Rachel Davis Fine ArtsDiscovery Auction - Prints on May 18th: 81.82% 
Kedem AuctionRare and Important Items on May 15th: 80.95% 
AderGirls, Lorettes and Courtesans, Bals Public: Library J.-PF on May 16th: 80.81% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on May 21st: 80.56% 
TooveysPrints and Maps on May 22nd: 80.49% 
Forum AuctionsBanksy X Editions on May 23rd: 80.00% 

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Heritage Auctions Frank Frazetta Egyptian Queen Painting Original Art (1969). on May 17th Actual price: USD $5,400,000.
  2. Christies An Apple-1 personal computer, Palo Alto, 1976. on May 23rd Actual price: USD $467,775.
  3. Heritage Auctions Superman #1 (DC, 1939) CGC VG/FN 5.0 Cream to off-white pages. on May 17th Actual price: USD $456,000.
  4. Bonhams Flowers 4 works on May 21st Actual price: USD $312,575.
  5. Heritage Auctions Captain America Comics #1 (Timely, 1941) CGC FN/VF 7.0 Cream to off-white pages. on May 17th Actual price: USD $228,000.
  6. Heritage Auctions Batman #1 (DC, 1940) CGC FN- 5.5 Cream to off-white pages. on May 17th Actual price: USD $210,000.
  7. Christies Autograph letter signed (‘Stephen Hawking’) to Charles W. Misner, n.p., n.d. [early 1968]. on May 23rd Actual price: USD $204,750.
  8. Heritage Auctions John Byrne and Terry Austin X-Men #137 Double Splash Pages 2-3 Original Art (Marvel, 1980). on May 17th Actual price: USD $204,000.
  9. Sothebys LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE À GEORGE SAND, SIGNÉE CH, DATÉE JEUDI 3 H [5 DÉCEMBRE 1844].  on May 22nd Actual price: USD $173,600.
  10. Heritage Auctions Carl Barks McDuck of Duckburg Painting CB-OIL 84 Original Art (1974). on May 17th Actual price: USD $162,000.
  11. Heritage Auctions Jack Kirby and Joe Sinnott Fantastic Four #70 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1968). on May 17th Actual price: USD $156,000.
  12. Bonhams Moonwalk on May 21st Actual price: USD $150,075.
  13. Sothebys LE PANAMA OU LES AVENTURES DE MES SEPT ONCLES. LES QUATRE MANUSCRITS DU PANAMA. MANUSCRITS AUTOGRAPHES. [1912-1918]. on May 22nd Actual price: USD $128,800.
  14. Heritage Auctions Murphy Anderson Hawkman #4 Zatanna First Appearance Complete 13-Page Story "The Girl Who Split In Two!" Original Art (DC, 1964). on May 17th Actual price: USD $126,000.
  15. Kedem Auction Noam Elimelech - Second, Rare Edition on May 15th Actual price: USD $116,850.
  16. Heritage Auctions Tales of Suspense #39 Iron Man (Marvel, 1963) CBCS NM+ 9.6 White pages. on May 17th Actual price: USD $111,000.
  17. Kedem Auction Korban Chagiga - Copy of Rabbi Meir Margolies Author of Meir Netivim, Disciple of the Baal Shem Tov and one of his "Sixty Warriors" on May 15th Actual price: USD $110,700.
  18. Heritage Auctions Carl Barks The Wadfather Painting CB-OIL 21 Original Art (1972). on May 17th Actual price: USD $108,000.
  19. Heritage Auctions 1956 Roy Campanella Game Worn Brooklyn Dodgers Jersey, MEARS A9.5. on May 17th Actual price: USD $108,000.
  20. Heritage Auctions Carl Barks Menace out of the Myths Painting CB-OIL 50 Original Art (1973). on May 17th Actual price: USD $102,000.
  21. Bonhams Rebel Without a Cause (James Dean), from Ads on May 21st Actual price: USD $100,075.
  22. Heritage Auctions 2016 New England Patriots Super Bowl LI Championship Ring Presented to Player. on May 17th Actual price: USD $96,000.
  23. Heritage Auctions Murphy Anderson Showcase #60 The Spectre Part 1 "War That Shook the Universe!" Original Art Group of 8 Consecutive Pages (DC, 1966). on May 17th Actual price: USD $90,000.
  24. Heritage Auctions Robert Crumb "Keep On Truckin'" Illustration Original Art (1969). on May 17th Actual price: USD $90,000.
  25. Heritage Auctions Herb Trimpe and Jack Abel Incredible Hulk #180 Partial Story Original Art Group of 15 (Marvel, 1974). on May 17th Actual price: USD $84,000.



41 total sales reported this week:

Christies. On the shoulders of Giants - Online bidstart 5/16 on May 23rd: 78.95%
Swann Galleries. Graphic Design on May 23rd: 59.34%
Nosbüsch & Stucke. Special Auction Russian Avant-Garde on May 18th: 75.41%
Nosbüsch & Stucke. Modern Literature, Erotica and Photography. on May 18th: 61.88%
Nosbüsch & Stucke. Modern Art and Graphics on May 17th: 72.49%
Nosbüsch & Stucke. Valuable Books, Autographs and Prints on May 17th: 62.71%
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Prints and Multiples on May 22nd: 87.50%
Sothebys. Bibliothèque R. et B. L. Autographes et Manuscrits XIXe et XXe Siècles on May 22nd: 72.48%
Tooveys. Prints and Maps on May 22nd: 80.49%
Tooveys. Antiquarian and Collectors Books on May 21st: 93.50%
Robert Siegel Galleries. The Dr. William H. Johnson Collection of the U.S. 1890 Small Bank Note Issue on May 21st: 96.67%
Forum Auctions. Banksy X Editions on May 23rd: 80.00%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Select Photographs and Photobooks on May 21st: 60.32%
Bonhams. Modern and Contemporary Prints and Multiples on May 21st: 70.69%
Alexander Historical Auctions. Spring Auction - Autographs, documents, manuscripts, propaganda on May 1st: 75.24%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on May 21st: 80.56%
Trafford Books. Books, Photographs, Postcards, Stamps and Postal History on May 15th: 77.87%
Rossini. Lithographs, Fine Art Prints on May 20th: 57.47%
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Discovery Auction - Prints on May 18th: 81.82%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Spring Americana Auction - Session 5: Bargains and Dealer Specials on May 20th: 74.91%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Spring Americana Auction - Session 4: Sports, Art, Native Americana, and More on May 19th: 46.99%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Spring Americana Auction - Session 3: Air, Auto, Railroad, Express, on May 18th: 79.60%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Spring Americana Auction - Session 2: Mining Part II on May 17th: 73.33%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Spring Americana Auction - Session 1: General Americana, Numismatics, Mining on May 16th: 56.65%
Carlsen Gallery. Books and Prints on April 14th: 90.48%
Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society. Book Auction on May 10th: 93.95%
Purcell Auctioneers. Antiques and Collectables -Books and Prints on May 15th: 68.00%
Potter and Potter Auctions. Spring Magic Auction - Books, Posters, Prints, Letters, Photos - Online on May 18th: 93.57%
Kedem Auction. Rare and Important Items on May 15th: 80.95%
Heritage Auctions. Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 5/14 on May 21st: 99.40%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 5/14 on May 21st: 98.28%
Chiswick Auctions. Photographica on May 16th: 75.19%
Ader. Girls, Lorettes and Courtesans, Bals Public: Library J.-PF on May 16th: 80.81%
Brunk Auctions. Premier Auction on May 18th: 90.00%
Brunk Auctions. Emporium Auction - Prints, Books on May 16th: 76.92%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 5/12 on May 19th: 95.63%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 5/12 on May 19th: 95.12%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 4/21 on May 19th: 100.00%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on May 18th: 94.58%
Heritage Auctions. Spring Sports Memorabilia Catalogue on May 17th: 93.46%
Heritage Auctions. Comics on May 17th: 99.43%


For the week ahead 29 sales are scheduled:

Mon. May. 27th
Ketterer Kunst Doerling. Hamburg. Rare Books - Part 1. 96 lots
Adams Amsterdam Auctions. Amsterdam. NRC Veiling - Art Sale Online - Session 1: Fine Art - bidstart 5/3. 252 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 68 lots
Leland Little Auctions. Hillsborough, NC. Memorial Day Sale - Prints, Books. 78 lots
Ketterer Kunst Doerling. Hamburg. Rare Books - Part 2. 394 lots

Tue. May. 28th
Artcurial. Paris. Limited Edition. 200 lots
Jacksons Auction. Cedar Falls, Iowa . Spectacular Toy and Collectibles Auction. 56 lots
ALDE. Paris. Original Bindings and Modern Illustrated Books. 341 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 5/21. 695 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 5/21. 202 lots
Adams Amsterdam Auctions. Amsterdam. NRC Veiling - Art Sale Online - Session 2: Modern and Contemporary Art - bidstart 5/3. 252 lots

Wed. May. 29th
Tajan. Paris. Prints and Illustrated Books. 270 lots
Chiswick Auctions. London. Books and Works on Paper. 307 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . 15th-19th Century Prints. 705 lots

Thu. May. 30th
Pandolfini. Florence . Books, Manuscripts and Autographs. 236 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. 541 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Fine Books and Manuscripts. 429 lots
Chiswick Auctions. London. Autographs and Memorabilia. 266 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. The Leonard Glazer Collection of Civil War Dated Currency & Related Items US Currency Online Only -. 1344 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. 1915 Cracker Jack PSA Set Registry Auction. 176 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Creatures - Fine Art Prints. 67 lots

Fri. May. 31st
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Antiques and Accessories - Books and Prints. 55 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Modern Art Part 2 - Prints. 345 lots

Sat. Jun. 1st
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Master Graphics of German Classics. 40 lots
Galerie Bassenge. Berlin-Grunewald . Modern Art Part 1 - Prints. 132 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper.

Sun. Jun. 2nd
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 5/26.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 5/26.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 5/5. 212 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <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.
  • <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>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.
  • <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 1. Albertus Magnus, De Natura Locorum, 2nd edn, 1515. £3000 to £4000.
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 22. George Cooke, Scenery of the East India Islands, 1811-13. £4500 to £5500.
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 23. J.M. Crozet, Nouveau vouage a la Mer du Sud, 1st edn, 1783. £4000 to £6000.
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 27. J.P.J.Du Bois, Vies des Gouverneurs Generaux, 1st edn, 1763. £1200 to £1800.
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 28. Wm Ellis, Authentic Narrative...Captain Cook, 1st edn, 1782. £2500 to £3500.
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 31. Thomas Forrest, Voyage to New Guinea, 1st edn, 1779. £1500 to £2000.
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 32. Forster & Forster, Voyage round the World, 1st edn, 1777-78. £4500 to £5500.
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 38. Gianetti, Elogy of Captain James Cook, 1st edn, 1785. £2500 to £3500.
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 46. Otto von Kotzebue, Entdeckungs Reise, 1st edn, 1821. £3500 to £4500.
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 52. Alejandro Malaspina, Viaje politico-scientifico, 1st edn, 1885. £2000 to £3000.
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 60. Sydney Parkinson, Journal of Voyage to the South Seas, large paper, 1773. £4500 to £5500.
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 64. Nathaniel Portlock, A Voyage round the World, 1st edn, 1789. £4000 to £6000.