• <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Eric Carle, <i>The Very Hungry Caterpillar,</i> hand-painted collage. Sold for a record $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Charles Addams, <i>Couple passing a giant bird house,</i> watercolor cartoon for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1948. Sold for $16,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Miriam Troop, <i>Rain on Laundry Day,</i> oil on canvas, cover for <i>The Saturday Evening Post,</i> 1940. Sold for $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Rockwell Kent, <i>To All Fascists,</i> ink broadside for The League of American Writers, circa 1937. Sold for $6,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Jo Mielziner, <i>Pet Shop Drop,</i> backdrop design for <i>Pal Joey</i> on Broadway, 1940. Sold for a record $55,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Lee Brown Coye, acrylic cover illustration for the 25th anniversary of <i>Weird Tales,</i> 1944. Sold for $18,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Virgil Finlay, <i>The Outsider & Others,</i> pen & ink dust jacket illustration for H.P. Lovecraft's book, 1939. Sold for $5,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Al Hirschfeld, <i>Paul Robeson as Othello,</i> illustration for <i>The New York Times,</i> 1942. Sold for $68,750
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Frederic Remington, pen & ink illustration for <i>A Scout with the Buffalo Soldiers</i> in <i>The Century</i> magazine, 1889. Sold for $17,500.
  • <b>Bonhams, Sep. 17:</b> EARLY AVIATION PHOTOGRAPHY ARCHIVE. Chronicling 20th century aviation from the earliest Wright Brothers images through commercial and military applications. $50,000 to $70,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 17:</b> SPUTNIK-1 EMC/EMI LAB MODEL, 1957. Full scale vintage test model of the Sputnik-1 satellite, Moscow, [February, 1957]. $400,000 to $600,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 17:</b> FIRST TELEPHONE CALL TO THE MOON. Partial transcription signed by Apollo 11 astronauts and President Nixon. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 17:</b> Apollo 11 Beta cloth crew emblem, SIGNED BY THE ENTIRE APOLLO 11 CREW. $8,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 17:</b> GEMINI 1/8 SCALE MODEL. Rarely seen large-scale contractor's model. $3,000 to $5,000
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> SMITH, CHRISTOPHER WEBB. 1793-1871. <i>Indian Ornithology.</i> [Patna, India]: 1828. $50,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DUPRÉ, LOUIS. 1789-1837. <i>Voyage à Athènes et à Constantinople, ou Collection de portraits, vues et costumes grecs et ottomans.</i> Paris: Dondey-Dupré, 1825. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> ADAMS, JOHN. Autograph Letter Signed ("J Adams"), [to Dr. Perkins?] while recovering from his small pox inoculation, [late-April, 1764]. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> AUSTEN, JANE. Autograph Letter Signed ("J. Austen"), to her sister Cassandra, 4 pp, "Thursday – after dinner," [September 16, 1813,] Henrietta St. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. 1785-1851. <i>The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories.</i> New York & Philadelphia: J.J. Audubon & J.B. Chevalier, 1840-1844. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DODWELL, EDWARD. 1767-1832. <i>Views in Greece.</i> London: Rodwell and Martin, 1821. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> JAMES, JESSE. Autograph Letter Signed ("Jesse W. James"), to Mr. Flood demanding Flood retract spurious accusations, 3 pp, June 5, 1875. $200,000 to $300,000.
  • <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>Fall 2019 Auction<br>September 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> AUDUBON, John James. Snowy Owl, Plate 121. Aquatint Engraving with original hand color. London: Havell Jr., 1827-1838 from <i>Birds of America.</i> $225,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> JEFFERYS, Thomas. <i>The American Atlas...</i> London: Sayer and Bennett, 1776. $65,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> RACKHAM, Arthur. Original Illustrations for <i>Jack and the Beanstalk.</i> Pen and ink with watercolor on paper. C. 1913. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> AUDUBON, John James. Ruffed Grous, Plate 41. Aquatint Engraving with original hand color. London: Havell Jr., 1827-1838 from <i>Birds of America.</i> $50,000 to $70,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> ROESSLER, A. R. Latest Map of the State of Texas. Lithograph with original hand color. New York: Mittendorfer, 1874. $50,000 to $65,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>Fall 2019 Auction<br>September 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> AUDUBON, John James. American Bison or Buffalo (Male), Plate 56. Lithograph with original hand color. New York, 1845-1848 from <i>Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America.</i> $18,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> HOOKER, Sir William Jackson & FITCH, Walter Hood. Victoria Regia. Lithograph with original hand color. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1851. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> AUDUBON, John James. Pin Tailed Duck, Plate 227. Aquatint Engraving with original hand color. London: Havell Jr., 1827-1838 from <i>Birds of America.</i> $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> LEWIS, Meriwether and CLARK, William. <i>Travels to the Source of the Missouri River and Across the American Continent...</i> London, 1814. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> AUDUBON, John James. American Black or Silver Fox, Plate 116. Lithograph with original hand color. New York, 1845-1848 from <i>Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America.</i> $18,000 to $25,000.

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Rare Book Hub: 46 Auctions Archived, another 38 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday 22 June 2019 46 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 16 in euros, 5 in British pounds, 2 in Mexican pesos, and 23 in US dollars.  Turnover was $17,028,469 as 15,167 lots were offered and 11,888 sold for a 78% success rate.  Auctions continue to perform well.

 

5 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

ChristiesIcons of Glamour and Style : The Constantiner Collection on June 19th: $2,987,296 
Heritage AuctionsAnimation Art on June 15th: $2,067,795 
Robert Siegel GalleriesWorldwide Postal History on June 20th: $1,602,570 
Binoche et GiquelloAncient and Modern Books on June 14th: $1,267,186 
SothebysBooks and Manuscripts on June 18th: $1,209,807 
 

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

ArtcurialAndre Malraux's Intimate Collection - books, manuscripts, prints on June 19th: 262.98% 
Robert Siegel GalleriesWorldwide Postal History on June 20th: 192.84% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsModern Literature & First Editions, Children's, Private Press & Illustrated Books on June 20th: 164.42% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPrinted Books, Maps and Documents on June 19th: 146.76% 
FreemansThe Collection of Victor Niederhoffer on June 19th: 114.36% 
Vermot de PasPosters on June 14th: 107.24% 
Leland Little AuctionsImportant Summer Auction - Prints and Books on June 15th: 106.21% 
Hôtel des Ventes MosanRare Books, Prints on June 13th: 103.43% 
Heritage AuctionsWeekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 6/11 on June 18th: 100.17% 


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

Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 5/19 on June 16th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsWeekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 6/11 on June 18th: 100.00% 
ArtcurialAndre Malraux's Intimate Collection - books, manuscripts, prints on June 19th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 6/9 on June 16th: 99.71% 
Heritage AuctionsAnimation Art on June 15th: 99.46% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 6/9 on June 16th: 98.62% 
FreemansThe Collection of Victor Niederhoffer on June 19th: 98.15% 
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 6/11 on June 18th: 97.65% 
Leland Little AuctionsImportant Summer Auction - Prints and Books on June 15th: 96.67% 
Alaska AuctionOnline auction - Prints, Posters, Signs on June 19th: 94.94% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPrinted Books, Maps and Documents on June 19th: 92.66% 
Robert Siegel GalleriesWorldwide Postal History on June 20th: 91.43% 
Bruun RasmussenBooks and Manuscripts on June 18th: 90.57% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsModern Literature & First Editions, Children's, Private Press & Illustrated Books on June 20th: 89.12% 
Potomack CompanyJapanese Print Collection on June 18th: 88.68% 
Hôtel des Ventes MosanRare Books, Prints on June 13th: 81.82% 
ChristiesIcons of Glamour and Style : The Constantiner Collection on June 19th: 81.52% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on June 15th: 81.48% 
FreemansBooks, Maps and Manuscripts on June 20th: 81.20% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on June 18th: 80.28% 
 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Christies Dovima with Elephants, Evening Dress by Dior, Cirque d’Hiver, Paris, 1955 on June 19th Actual price: USD $296,060.
  2. Christies Statue of Liberty, 1976-1986 on June 19th Actual price: USD $240,125.
  3. Christies Stephanie, Cindy, Christy, Tatjana, Naomi, Hollywood, 1989 on June 19th Actual price: USD $226,000.
  4. Christies Harlequin Dress (Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn), 1950 on June 19th Actual price: USD $226,000.
  5. Christies Cindy Crawford, Tatjana Patitz, Helena Christensen, Linda Evangelista, Claudia Schiffer, Naomi Campbell, Karen Mulder & Stephanie Seymour, for American Vogue, Brooklyn, New York, 1991 on June 19th Actual price: USD $211,875.
  6. Christies Sie Kommen, Dressed & Sie Kommen, Nude, Paris, 1981 on June 19th Actual price: USD $197,750.
  7. Christies Woman in Moroccan Palace, Marrakech, 1951 on June 19th Actual price: USD $197,750.
  8. Christies Versace Dress, Back View, El Mirage, 1990 on June 19th Actual price: USD $155,375.
  9. Sothebys JAZZ. on June 18th Actual price: USD $134,188.
  10. Christies Vogue Fashion Photograph (Cafe in Lima), Peru, (Jean Patchett), 1948 on June 19th Actual price: USD $120,063.
  11. Sothebys LE CHEF-D'ŒUVRE INCONNU. on June 18th Actual price: USD $113,000.
  12. Swann Galleries David Wojnarowicz@Manhattan-Night (III). on June 20th Actual price: USD $106,250.
  13. Christies Lauren Hutton, Great Exuma, The Bahamas, October 1968 on June 19th Actual price: USD $105,938.
  14. Christies Versace, Veiled Dress, El Mirage, 1990 on June 19th Actual price: USD $98,875.
  15. Sothebys LE CANTIQUE DES CANTIQUES. on June 18th Actual price: USD $84,750.
  16. Binoche et Giquello Fables choisies, mises en vers. on June 14th Actual price: USD $81,077.
  17. Christies Rue Aubriot, (YSL + Nude), Paris, 1975 on June 19th Actual price: USD $73,450.
  18. Binoche et Giquello Le Bourgeois gentilhomme, comedie-ballet, on June 14th Actual price: USD $72,904.
  19. Arenberg Auctions [Théâtre de l'univers] Theatrum orbis terrarum. on June 15th Actual price: USD $71,400.
  20. Christies Woman in Chicken Hat (Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn), New York, 1949 on June 19th Actual price: USD $70,625.
  21. Swann Galleries Memoranda During the War. on June 20th Actual price: USD $70,000.
  22. Christies Ca del Bosco, Erbusco, Italie, 1989 on June 19th Actual price: USD $67,800.
  23. Christies Chanel Feather Headdress [by Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel Haute Couture], New York, 1994 on June 19th Actual price: USD $67,800.
  24. Binoche et Giquello Le Tartuffe, ou l'Imposteur, comédie. on June 14th Actual price: USD $67,372.
  25. Heritage Auctions Mary Blair "It's a Small World" Castle Facade Concept Painting (Walt Disney, 1964). on June 15th Actual price: USD $66,000.



46 total sales reported this week:

Purcell Auctioneers. Antiques and Collectables -Books and Prints on June 19th: 59.14%
Alaska Auction. Online auction - Prints, Posters, Signs on June 19th: 94.94%
Artcurial. Andre Malraux's Intimate Collection - books, manuscripts, prints on June 19th: 100.00%
Artcurial. Books and Manuscripts on June 19th: 53.74%
Bruun Rasmussen. Books and Manuscripts on June 18th: 90.57%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on June 18th: 80.28%
RR Auction. Apollo 11: 50th Anniversary - Online bidstart 6/13 on June 20th: 73.33%
Robert Siegel Galleries. Worldwide Postal History on June 20th: 91.43%
Swann Galleries. The Pride Sale on June 20th: 73.45%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Modern Literature & First Editions, Children's, Private Press & Illustrated Books on June 20th: 89.12%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps and Documents on June 19th: 92.66%
Lyon and Turnbull. Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Photographs on June 19th: 76.16%
ALDE. Ancient and 19th Century Books on June 17th: 53.74%
Freemans. The Collection of Victor Niederhoffer on June 19th: 98.15%
Freemans. Books, Maps and Manuscripts on June 20th: 81.20%
Potomack Company. Japanese Print Collection on June 18th: 88.68%
Clars Auction Gallery. Prints, Books on June 16th: 79.55%
Clars Auction Gallery. Prints, Books on June 15th: 70.73%
Christies. Icons of Glamour and Style : The Constantiner Collection on June 19th: 81.52%
Morton Subastas. Graphic Art - Prints on June 20th: 39.38%
Morton Subastas. BOOKS OF PHOTOGRAPHY, ART AND MOTORSPORTS FROM THE COLLECTION OF ING. DON LORENZO ZAMBRANO on June 18th: 71.97%
Sothebys. Books and Manuscripts on June 18th: 56.19%
Winner's Auctions Ltd. Seforim, Chabad, Eretz Yisrael and Zionism, Postcards and Photographs, Art, Letters from Rabbis and on June 5th: 65.36%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 6/11 on June 18th: 97.65%
Doyle New York. Travel and Sports in Africa: The Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson on June 18th: 73.25%
Heritage Auctions. Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 6/11 on June 18th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Monthly Photographs Online - bidstart 5/29 on June 19th: 59.04%
Aste Bolaffi. Rare Books and Autographs on June 13th: 73.91%
Santa Fe Art Auction. An Earlier West: Books, Prints + Pamphlets on June 15th: 70.83%
Lion Heart Autographs. WWII ‘Great Escape’ POW Diary & 175 GREAT Autographs in Art, History, Literature, Music & Science on June 12th: 72.73%
Leland Little Auctions. Important Summer Auction - Prints and Books on June 15th: 96.67%
Hôtel des Ventes Mosan. Rare Books, Prints on June 13th: 81.82%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 6/9 on June 16th: 99.71%
Arenberg Auctions. Books on June 15th: 67.69%
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Books and Ephemera - Day 2 on June 14th: 64.65%
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Books, Maps, Prints and Ephemera on June 13th: 63.91%
Eldreds. Fine and Decorative Arts - Prints, Books, etc. on June 14th: 48.15%
Il Ponte. Photographs on June 13th: 60.15%
Ader. Photographs on June 13th: 46.67%
Vermot de Pas. Posters on June 14th: 71.36%
Binoche et Giquello. Ancient and Modern Books on June 14th: 54.03%
Pierre Berge and Associes. Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints and Photographs on June 12th: 51.06%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 5/19 on June 16th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 6/9 on June 16th: 98.62%
Heritage Auctions. Animation Art on June 15th: 99.46%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on June 15th: 81.48%


For the week ahead 38 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Jun. 24th
Aguttes. Lyon. Contemporary Art and Photography - Prints and Photos. 153 lots
Australian Book Auctions. Armadale, . Rare Books. 163 lots
Cowans Auctions. Cincinnati. American History Timed Online Auction - bidstart 6/13. 334 lots
Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen. 75172 Pforzheim. Books, Graphics modern and ancient Arts, Antiques. 4476 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 85 lots

Tue. Jun. 25th
ALDE. Paris. Library of an Amateur. 224 lots
Dorotheum . Vienna. Books and Decorative Prints. 362 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 6/18. 410 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 6/18. 214 lots
Rossini. Paris. Modern and Contemporary Prints. 12 lots
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Chadds Ford, PA . Eclectic Variety - Books, Prints. 29 lots

Wed. Jun. 26th
Bonhams. London. Fine Books and Manuscripts. 257 lots
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. The Library of the late Martin Woolf Orskey. 404 lots
PIASA. Paris. Editions: prints, illustrated books, multiples. 138 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Editions and Works on Paper. 347 lots
Thomson Roddick Auctioneers & Valuers. Carlisle. Antiquarian and Collectible Books Auction. 298 lots
University Archives. Westport. Superb Selection of Autographed Documents, Manuscripts, Photos & Books.
Grays Auctioneers. Cleveland, . Fine Art - Prints. 39 lots
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Chicago. Interiors - Prints. 132 lots
Rago Arts and Auctions. Lambertville. Urban Living - Art Prints, Illustrations. 66 lots

Thu. Jun. 27th
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Photography. 135 lots
Chiswick Auctions. London. Books and Works on Paper. 200 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Fine Literature with Mystery & Detective Fiction. 514 lots
Bonhams. London. Sam Francis Prints - Online bidstart 6/19. 49 lots
Soler Y Llach. Barcelona. Vintage Posters. 213 lots
Soler Y Llach. Barcelona. Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Collections. 953 lots
Bonhams. London. Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints and Photographs. 15 lots

Fri. Jun. 28th
Aguttes. Neuilly-sur-Seine . Manuscripts. 428 lots
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Chicago. Fine Art Summer Selections - Prints. 59 lots
Pierre Berge and Associes. Paris. Books. 28 lots

Sat. Jun. 29th
Koller Auctions. Zurich. Prints and Multiples. 180 lots
Potter and Potter Auctions. Chicago. The Magic Collection of Jim Rawlins - Part 2. 162 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 178 lots
Leland Little Auctions. Hillsborough, NC. June Gallery Auction - Books,Prints. 58 lots

Sun. Jun. 30th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 6/23.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 6/23.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 6/2. 280 lots
Carlsen Gallery. Greenville, NY. Antiques - Prints. 14 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>September 25, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> FIRST EDITION, first issue, 8vo, 1997. £15,000 to £20,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Bible, Italian.- Malermi Bible, woodcut illustrations, folio, Lazaro de Soardi & Bernardino Benali, Venice,1517. £8,000 to £12,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Germany.- Homann (Johann Baptist). <i>Atlas von Deutschland,</i> engraved half title, hand coloured, 87 double page engraved maps, [folio, Erben, Nuremberg, 1753]. £8,000 to £10,000
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>September 25, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> [Mirk (John)].- <i>Liber festivalis et Quatuor sermons</i> [bound with], [Le Roy (Pierre)] <i>A Pleasant Satyre or Poesie,</i> first edition in English, Widdow Orwin for Thomas Man, 1595, 8vo. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Antoninus Florentinus (Saint Archbishop of Florence). <i>Confessionale: Defecerunt…,</i> 8vo, Pietro Quarengi, Venice, 15 February 1499. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Jesuit Letters.- [Froes (Father Luigi) & et al.)] Avvisi del Giapone de gli anni 1582, 1583, 1584…, 1586 [bound with] Avvisi della Cina et Giapone…, FIRST EDITIONS, Rome. £1,000 to £1,500
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>September 25, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Plutarch & Probus (Aemilius). <i>Plutarchi Cheronei et Aemilii Probi Illustrium,</i> folio, Nicolas de Pratis for Jean-Petit, Paris, 1521. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Bible.- English. <i>The Byble in Englyshe of the Largest and Greatest volume,</i> elaborate woodcut border, text vignettes, folio, 1541. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Fore-edge Painting.- Lord George Byron, The Giaour, a Fragment of a Turkish Tale, bound with 10 other titles, 4 plates marked 'Proof.', 1813. £800 to £1,200
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>September 25, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Manson (John). Twelve by Sixteen Papers of John Mason, a collection of 50 sheets of paper, some watermarked, 12 x 16”, c.1978. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Fleming (Ian). <i>Dr. No,</i> FIRST EDITION, original boards, dust-jacket, 8vo, 1958. £700 to £900
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Eliot (T.S.) <i>Four Quartets,</i> NUMBER 121 of 290 COPIES, signed by author, 1960. £400 to £600
  • <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Joyce (James). <i>Dubliners,</i> first edition, signed presentation inscription from the author, 1914. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> The Beatles.- Baker (Geoffrey.) 3 Autograph Letters and 1 Autograph Card signed to Ann Gosnell, addtionally sgn’d by George Harrison, John Lennon, Cynthia Lennon and others, 1968. £5,000 to £7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Pilgrim Press.- Dod (John). <i>A plaine and familiar exposition of the tenne commandements ...,</i> [Leiden], [William Brewster], 1617. £15,000 to £20,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Automaton Chess Player & Mechanical Illusion.- Reynell (H., printer). “The Famous Chess-Player, No.14, St.James's-Street, next Brooks's,” broadside advertisement for "The famous Automaton", [1784]. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Clemens (Samuel Langhorne). <i>Life on the Mississippi,</i> first English edition, signed presentation inscription from the author, 1883. £8,000 to £12,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Arctic Sledge Flag.- Fulford (Reginald Baldwin). Sledge flag... HMS Discovery, 1875. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> first edition, first printing, 1997. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Piranesi (Giovanni Battista). <i>Le Antichità Romane,</i> 4 vol., 1756. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal, called). <i>Urbis Venetiarum Prospectus Celebriores,</i> 3 parts in 1, Richard Ford's copy, Venice, Giovanni Battista Pasquali, 1751. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Atlases.- Speed (John). <i>A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World,</i> bound with <i>The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine,</i> 1631-27. £12,000 to £18,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Anatomical illustration.- Aselli (Gaspare). <i>De lactibus sive lacteis venis... dissertatio,</i> first edition, Milan, Giovanni Battista Bidelli, 1627. £20,000 to £30,000