• <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b><br>Dr. Seuss, pen, ink & watercolor, calendar illustration, Thomas D. Murphy Company, 1937. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Georges Lepape, <i>Sur la Terrasse,</i> gouache & pencil, cover for <i>Vogue,</i> 1930. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Charles Dana Gibson, <i>The Coming Game, Yale vs. Vassar,</i> pen & ink, for <i>Life</i> magazine, 1895. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b><br>H.A. Rey, color pencil, charcoal, watercolor & gouache, for <i>Rafi et les 9 singes,</i> 1939. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Ernest H. Shepard, pen & ink, for Kenneth Grahame’s <i>Bertie’s Escapade,</i> 1949. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Charles Schulz, <i>The Biggest Star Measured So Far,</i> ink & wash, original <i>Peanuts</i> cartoon, published 1961. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Saul Steinberg, <i>12 Biographies, A to B,</i> pen & ink with collage, final illustration in his book <i>The Labyrinth,</i> 1960. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b><br>Jo Mielziner, <i>A Streetcar Named Desire,</i> watercolor, graphite & gouache, first color study for the award-winning 1947 production. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Charles Addams, <i>Nevermore,</i> watercolor & ink, for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1973. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> James Montgomery Flagg, <i>I Should Worry,</i> watercolor, gouache & graphite, cover for <i>Judge</i> magazine, 1914. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Edward Gorey, <i>Swan Lake, Hunters/Siegfried, Van Rothbart,</i> watercolor, pen & ink, costume designs, 1975. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Ludwig Bemelmans, <i>Sketch for Madeline,</i> gouache & ink. $6,000 to $9,000.
  • <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> [Peter I, Tsar]. <i>Simboly i emblemata ukazom i blagopovedenii imperatora Petra Alekseevicha [Symbola et emblemata jussu atque auspiciis Petri Alexeidis].</i> Amsterdam, 1705. £30,000 to £40,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> Charlemagne, Adolf. Benefice d'Adieu de Madame Naptal. [St Petersburg: 16th February 1873]. £30,000 to £40,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> [Military. Album.] [An album of drawings of weapons and their accessories, drawn from nature by the Second Cadets Corps.] St Petersburg, 1800. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> Pushkin, Alexander. <i>Evgenii Onegin.</i> St Petersburg: Dep. of Public Education, 1825-1832. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> Sumarokov, Pavel. <i>Dosugi krymskogo sud’i ili vtoroe puteshestvie v Tavridu. [The Leisure of a Crimean Judge or a Second Tour to Tauris].</i> St Petersburg: Imperial Press, 1803-5. £50,000 to £80,000
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Rare Book Hub: 40 Auctions Archived, another 18 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday 26 July 2019 40 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 5 denominated in euros, 4 in British pounds, and 31 in US dollars.  Total sales were $16,316,656 as 13,616 lots were offered and 10,891 sold for a stellar 80% success rate.  The average lot brought $1,498.-

 

3 auctions saw total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

Heritage AuctionsSummer Sports Card Catalogue Auction on July 20th: $8,337,306 
SothebysSpace Exploration on July 20th: $2,592,625 
Heritage AuctionsEntertainment & Music Memorabilia on July 21st: $1,934,237 
 

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

SothebysSpace Exploration on July 20th: 197.84% 
Case Antiques, Inc.Historic Summer Fine Art, Antique, and Jewelry Auction - Books, Prints, Advertising on July 13th: 167.51% 
SkinnerThe Mystic Collection: Early Books on July 23rd: 132.77% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPrinted Books, Maps and Documents on July 24th: 109.19% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 7/12 on July 19th: 102.48% 
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Books and Works on Paper on July 18th: 101.76% 


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

Stair Auctioneers and AppraisersSelections from the Collection of Elaine G. Weitzen on July 18th: 100.00% 
Leland Little AuctionsGallery Auction - Books, Prints, Photographs on July 20th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsWeekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 7/16 on July 23rd: 100.00% 
National Book AuctionsAviation, Easton, Atlases, Socialism, 17th Century, etc. on July 14th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 1/23 on July 21st: 99.70% 
Heritage AuctionsSummer Sports Card Catalogue Auction on July 20th: 99.64% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 7/14 on July 21st: 99.56% 
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 7/16 on July 23rd: 99.43% 
SkinnerThe Mystic Collection: Early Books on July 23rd: 98.70% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 7/14 on July 21st: 97.31% 
Case Antiques, Inc.Historic Summer Fine Art, Antique, and Jewelry Auction - Books, Prints, Advertising on July 13th: 96.67% 
SothebysSpace Exploration on July 20th: 96.27% 
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Books and Works on Paper on July 18th: 90.48% 
Cowans AuctionsAmerican History Timed Online Auction - bidstart 7/11 on July 24th: 90.00% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPrinted Books, Maps and Documents on July 24th: 87.21% 
Alaska AuctionPrints, Books on July 10th: 85.71% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 7/12 on July 19th: 85.58% 
Brunk AuctionsEmporium and Premium Auctions on July 19th: 84.85% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 7/5 on July 15th: 83.64% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on July 20th: 82.63% 
Alaska AuctionPrints, Books on July 11th: 80.00% 
 
 
Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Heritage Auctions Duane Allman's Circa 1961/1962 Gibson SG, Cherry, Solid Body Electric Guitar, Serial #15263. on July 21st Actual price: USD $591,000.
  2. Heritage Auctions 1953 Topps Mickey Mantle #82 PSA Mint 9. on July 20th Actual price: USD $396,000.
  3. Heritage Auctions 1909-11 T206 Sweet Caporal 150/30 Eddie Plank PSA VG 3. on July 20th Actual price: USD $252,000.
  4. Sothebys FLOWN TO & USED ON THE LUNAR SURFACE DURING APOLLO 11 6 items mounted together on a special presentation board on July 20th Actual price: USD $225,000.
  5. Heritage Auctions 1933 Butter Cream Babe Ruth PSA EX 5 - A Relic of Hobby History. on July 20th Actual price: USD $192,000.
  6. Heritage Auctions 1902-11 W600 Sporting Life - Type 1 Honus Wagner (Street Clothes) PSA VG-EX 4. on July 20th Actual price: USD $180,000.
  7. Sothebys FLOWN APOLLO 11 FLIGHT PLAN SHEET “LIFTOFF” — THE BEGINNING OF THE FIRST MISSION TO LAND ON THE MOON on July 20th Actual price: USD $175,000.
  8. Heritage Auctions Graham Nash's Woodstock 1969 Martin D-45 Acoustic Guitar, Serial # 249131. on July 21st Actual price: USD $162,500.
  9. Sothebys FLOWN APOLLO 11 FLIGHT PLAN SHEET “SPLASHDOWN” — THE CREW OF APOLLO 11 MAKES IT HOME ALIVE, on July 20th Actual price: USD $131,250.
  10. Heritage Auctions 1909-11 T206 Hindu-Red Ty Cobb (Red Portrait) PSA VG-EX 4 - One of Only Six Known. on July 20th Actual price: USD $126,000.
  11. Heritage Auctions 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle #253 PSA NM-MT 8. on July 20th Actual price: USD $111,000.
  12. Heritage Auctions 1909-11 T206 Broad Leaf 460 Walter Johnson (Hands At Chest) PSA VG-EX+ 4.5 - The Only PSA Graded Example! on July 20th Actual price: USD $108,000.
  13. Heritage Auctions 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle #311 PSA NM 7. on July 20th Actual price: USD $105,000.
  14. Sothebys APOLLO 11 CHECKLIST SHEET USED ON THE LUNAR SURFACE PREPARATIONS TO WALK ON THE MOON LUNAR SURFACE FLOWN on July 20th Actual price: USD $100,000.
  15. Sothebys NEIL ARMSTRONG Six United States Passports issued to Neil Armstrong from 1954 to 1979 on July 20th Actual price: USD $81,250.
  16. Heritage Auctions 1958 Topps Bobby Hull #66 PSA NM-MT 8. on July 20th Actual price: USD $78,000.
  17. Sothebys FLOWN TO THE MOON ON APOLLO 11 BUZZ ALDRIN’S APOLLO 11 FLOWN CREW-SIGNED DOW-UNICOVER “APOLLO XI FIRST STEP” COVER on July 20th Actual price: USD $75,000.
  18. Heritage Auctions 1909-11 T206 Drum Walter Johnson (Hands At Chest) PSA VG-EX 4 - Only Two PSA-Graded Examples! on July 20th Actual price: USD $75,000.
  19. Heritage Auctions 1960 Topps Willie Mays #200 PSA Gem Mint 10 - Pop Three. on July 20th Actual price: USD $75,000.
  20. Heritage Auctions 2011 Bowman Sterling Mike Trout Red Refractor Rookie Autograph BGS Gem Mint 9.5 - 10 Autograph - Serial Numbered 1 of 1! on July 20th Actual price: USD $72,000.
  21. Sothebys FLOWN TO THE MOON ON APOLLO 11 BUZZ ALDRIN’S APOLLO 11 FLOWN CREW-SIGNED APOLLO 11 EMBLEM COVER on July 20th Actual price: USD $68,750.
  22. Heritage Auctions 1933 Goudey Babe Ruth #144 PSA NM-MT 8. on July 20th Actual price: USD $66,666.
  23. Sothebys THE COMPLETE APOLLO 11 FLIGHT PLAN OUTLINING THE NECESSARY STEPS TO ACCOMPLISH MAN’S FIRST LUNAR LANDING on July 20th Actual price: USD $62,500.
  24. Skinner Registrum huius Operis Libri Cronicarum cum Figuris et Ymaginibus ab Inicio Mundi, [Liber Chronicarum, Nu on July 23rd Actual price: USD $61,500.
  25. Heritage Auctions 1953 Bowman Color Mickey Mantle #59 PSA Mint 9 - Only One Higher. on July 20th Actual price: USD $60,000.



40 total sales reported this week:

PBA Galleries. Art and Illustration on July 25th: 65.55%
Forum Auctions. Artsy: Urban Jungle on July 25th: 54.55%
Cowans Auctions. American History Timed Online Auction - bidstart 6/13 on June 24th: 74.25%
Cowans Auctions. American History Timed Online Auction - bidstart 7/11 on July 24th: 90.00%
Forum Auctions. Select Modern and Contemporary Editions on July 24th: 59.80%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps and Documents on July 24th: 87.21%
Christies. Photographs: New York, New York - Online bidstart 7/16 on July 24th: 64.71%
Skinner. The Mystic Collection: Early Books on July 23rd: 98.70%
Vermot de Pas. 50th Anniversary Sale of the First Man on the Moon on July 21st: 21.55%
OSENAT. Automobilia Online Sale - bidstart 7/11 on July 18th: 39.47%
Bonhams. Stonewall@50 - Online bidstart 6/27 on July 19th: 47.24%
Heritage Auctions. Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 7/16 on July 23rd: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 7/16 on July 23rd: 99.43%
National Book Auctions. Aviation, Easton, Atlases, Socialism, 17th Century, etc. on July 14th: 100.00%
Leland Little Auctions. Gallery Auction - Books, Prints, Photographs on July 20th: 100.00%
Brunk Auctions. Emporium and Premium Auctions on July 19th: 84.85%
Case Antiques, Inc.. Historic Summer Fine Art, Antique, and Jewelry Auction - Books, Prints, Advertising on July 13th: 96.67%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper on July 18th: 90.48%
RR Auction. Olympics - online bidstart 7/11 on July 18th: 51.28%
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Selections from the Collection of Elaine G. Weitzen on July 18th: 100.00%
Sothebys. Contemporary Prints and Multiples - online bidstart 7/11 on July 19th: 77.78%
Winter Associates. Estate Items from Old Lyme and Massachusetts - Prints, Books on July 15th: 75.00%
Kolbe and Fanning Numismatic Booksellers. Numismatic Literature on July 13th: 73.95%
Alaska Auction. Prints, Books on July 11th: 80.00%
Alaska Auction. Prints, Books on July 10th: 85.71%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Summer Americana Auction - Session 5: Bargains and Dealer Specials on July 15th: 67.39%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Summer Americana Auction - Session 4: Mining, Pt.2; Railroad, Transportation on July 14th: 64.01%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Summer Americana Auction - Session 3: Minerals, Mining on July 13th: 65.35%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Summer Americana Auction - Session 2: General Americana Pt.2; Numismatics on July 12th: 54.52%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Summer Americana Auction - Session 1: Native Americana, General Americana on July 11th: 50.38%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 7/12 on July 19th: 85.58%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 7/5 on July 15th: 83.64%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 7/5 on July 14th: 51.43%
Heritage Auctions. Summer Sports Card Catalogue Auction on July 20th: 99.64%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on July 20th: 82.63%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 7/14 on July 21st: 99.56%
Heritage Auctions. Entertainment & Music Memorabilia on July 21st: 78.92%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 7/14 on July 21st: 97.31%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 1/23 on July 21st: 99.70%
Sothebys. Space Exploration on July 20th: 96.27% 

 


For the week ahead 18 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Jul. 29th
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 46 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 7/19. 51 lots

Tue. Jul. 30th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 7/23. 392 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 723. 182 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Books and Intervention Documents. 275 lots
Alexander Historical Auctions. Chesapeake City. Summer Auction offering WWII/WWI and historical autographs and ephemera.. 1473 lots
Potomack Company. Alexandria. Prints and Books - online only. 22 lots

Wed. Jul. 31st
Nye & Company Auctioneers. Bloomfield. Estate Treasures - Fine Art Prints, Books. 91 lots
Moreshet Auctions. Jerusalem. Jewish Books and Manuscripts. 174 lots

Thu. Aug. 1st
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics. 1468 lots
Eldreds. East Dennis,. The Summer Sale. 44 lots

Fri. Aug. 2nd
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Hudson. Animation Art: Walt Disney’s Who Framed Roger Rabbit. 20 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800).

Sat. Aug. 3rd
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Hudson. Americana - Books, Prints. 32 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 190 lots
North American Auction Company. Bozeman. August Classic Car, Western Antiques and Collectors Sale. 100 lots

Sun. Aug. 4th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 7/7. 187 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works<br>on Paper including Books from The Collection of The Garden Ltd<br>November 21, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Bohr (Niels). <i>On the Constitution of Atoms and Molecules,</i> first edition, presentation copy, offprint 1913. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Shakespeare's Falstaff.- Henry V & Sir John Fastolf. Indenture agreement appointing Fastolf as Keeper of the Bastille of St Anthony at Paris, manuscript in French, 1421. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> World.- Purchas (Samuel). <i>Purchas his Pilgrimes. In Five Books...,</i> 5 vol., first edition, 7 folding engraved maps, contemporary calf, by William Stansby for Henrie Fetherstone, 1625-26. £20,000 to £30,000
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works<br>on Paper including Books from The Collection of The Garden Ltd<br>November 21, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Book of Hours.- Use of Rouen, manuscript on vellum, in Latin and French, illuminated with 14 full-page miniatures by the workshop or follower of the Maitre de l'Echevinage, Rouen, 1480s. £20,000 t0 £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Giese (Raban, ?scholar and medical doctor). Album Amicorum of drawing on his travels and acquaintances in Europe 1618-21, 134 watercolour illustrations including c. 60 professional miniatures, 1618-39. £30,000 to £40,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Jones (David). 14 Autograph Letters signed, 1952-68; and a small quantity of ephemera (sm. qty). £6,000 to £8,000
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works<br>on Paper including Books from The Collection of The Garden Ltd<br>November 21, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Constable (John). Various Subjects of Landscape, Characteristic of English Scenery, signed presentation inscription from Constable, 1833. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669). The Descent from the Cross: Second Plate, etching and engraving, 1633. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Salvin (Francis Henry) and William Brodrick. <i>Falconry in the British Isles,</i> second edition, William Brodrick's copy with 3 original watercolours by him, 1873. £8,000 to £12,000
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works<br>on Paper including Books from The Collection of The Garden Ltd<br>November 21, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> China.- Helman (Isidore Stanislas Henri). <i>Suite des seize estampes representant les conquetes de l'Empereur de la Chine,</i> 1783-88. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Nov. 21:</b> Pratt (Edward Roger, 1789-1863). Album of 28 watercolours and other works on paper from a journey to ancient sites and monuments in the Mediterranean, [c.1830 and later]. £3,000 to £5,000
  • <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b> Fust-Schöffer-Bibel from Gutenberg-Press, 1462. Est: € 1,000,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>J. W. Weinmann, <i>Phytanthoza-Iconographia,</i> 1735-45. Est: € 60,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>O. Kokoschka, <i>Die träumenden Knaben,</i> 1917. Est: € 10,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>Z. Lilius, <i>Orbis breviarium,</i> 1493. <br>Est: € 10,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b> <i>Gazette du Bon Ton,</i> 1912-22.<br>Est: € 14,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>M. Chagall, <i>Daphnis & Chloé,</i> 1961. Est: € 100,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>C. Ptolemaeus, <i>Geographie,</i> 1513.<br>Est: € 100,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>E. L. Kirchner, <i>Umbra vitae,</i> 1924.<br>Est: € 6,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>J. Miró, <i>Midi le trèfle blanc,</i> 1968. Est: € 2,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b> Clemens V., <i>Constitutiones,</i> 1471.<br>Est: € 14,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>C. Gesner, <i>Tierbuch, Vogelbuch, Fischbuch,</i> 1563-81. Est: € 5,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>J. Itten, <i>Utopia,</i> 1921. Est: € 2,000
  • <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Macbeth: A Tragedy.</i> London, 1673. FIRST SEPARATE AND FIRST QUARTO EDITION. THE CHARLTON HESTON COPY. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. <i>In Our Time.</i> Paris, 1924. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. <i>Fanshawe, A Tale.</i> Boston, 1828. FIRST EDITION OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> THOREAU, HENRY DAVID. <i>Walden; Or, Life in the Woods.</i> Boston, 1854. FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies.</i> London, 1685. THE FOURTH FOLIO, Brewster/Bentley issue. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> STEIG, WILLIAM. Original maquette and 58 finished drawings for <i>The Agony in the Kindergarten,</i> one of Steig's most important books. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> VERNE, JULES. <i>A Journey to the Centre of the Earth.</i> New York & London, 1872. FIRST EDITION, RARE AMERICAN ISSUE, with Scribner & Welford cancel title. $5,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> KING, STEPHEN. <i>Carrie.</i> New York, 1974. INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION, OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE MACINTOSH PROTOTYPE. 1983. The earliest known Macintosh with "Twiggy" drive, one of only two known working machines. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> PLATO. <i>Timaeus</i> [AND] <i>Critias</i> [from Ficini's 1484 Opera]. A LANDMARK OF SCIENTIFIC THOUGHT. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> LOVELACE, AUGUSTA ADA. Sketch of the Analytical Engine Invented by Charles Babbage Esq. London, 1843. FIRST EDITION, JOURNAL ISSUE, MOST IMPORTANT PAPER IN EARLY DIGITAL COMPUTING. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE-1 COMPUTER. Signed by Steve Wozniak, used in development of Apple II. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. 1809-1882. <i>On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection.</i> London, 1859. FIRST EDITION. $80,000 to $120,000.
  • <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper,<br>to include Travel, Sciences, <br>Sport & Illustrated Art<br>November 20, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> [Herberstein, Sigismund von, & al.] <i>Rerum Moscoviticarum…,</i> 4 plates, illustrations, folio, Andreas Wevhelius, Frankfurt, 1600. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> Bowen (Emmanuel) & Owen (John). <i>Britannia Depicta…,</i> fourth edition, engraved title and 273 maps, 4to, Thomas Bowles, 1753. £700 to £900
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> Geographical Game.- Jefferys (Thomas). <i>The Royal Geographical Pastime or the Tour of Europe,</i> FIRST EDITION, engraving of Europe, map c. 507 x 665 mm, Thomas Jefferys, 1768. £600 to £800
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    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> Germany.- Homann (Johann Baptist). <i>Atlas Novus Terrarum Orbis Imperia... Atlas von Deutschland,</i> engraved half title, 87 maps only, folio, Erben, Nuremberg, 1753. £8,000 to £10,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> Iceland [Løvenørns (Poul)]. <i>Beskrivelse over den Iislandske…,</i> 10 engraved maps and plates, vignettes, 4to, Copenhagen, F. W. Thiele, 1788. £600 to £800
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> Lewis (John Frederick). <i>Illustrations of Constantinople…,</i> FIRST EDITION, frontispiece and 26 views folio, T. McLean, D.& P. Colnaghi & John F. Lewis, [1838]. £2,000 to £3,000
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    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> Lilford (Lord, Thomas Littleton Powys, 4th Baron). <i>Coloured Figures of the Birds of the British Islands,</i> 7 vol., second edition, [one of 450 sets], 421 plates, large 8vo, 1891-97. £1,800 to £2,200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> Londres [panorama], engraving, 350 x 520mm, chez Baltazar Moncornet, Paris, c.1666-68. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> Van Keulen (Joannes). <i> Niewe Pas Caarte Strekkende van Pta Cataon tot Pta Lamtaon…,</i> copper engraved map, hand coloured, 510 x 585mm, Amsterdam, [1753]. £1,200 to £1,500
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    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> Goethe (Johann Wolfgang von). <i> Prologue dans le ciel, Traduction de Gerard de Nerval…,</i> 11 double sheets with calligraphic handwriting, 33 fine gouaches, Philippe Gonin, [Paris, c. 1932]. £400 to £600
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> Murphy (Jill, author and illustrator) ARR. <i> Peace at Last & The Large Family: All in One Piece,</i> 10 pieces of original artwork from the two books, 1980 & 1987 (12). £1,800 to £2,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Nov. 20:</b> Rembrandt (Harmensz. van Rijn). Christ at Emmaus: the larger plate, etching and drypoint, 212 x 161mm, sheet 225 x 170mm, 1654. £1,000 to £1,500