• <center><b>Koller International Auctions<br>Books, Manuscripts & Autographs<br>23 September 2020</b>
    <b>Koller Auctions, Sep. 23:</b> Diderot, [Denis] - D'Alembert, [Jean Le Rond]. <i>Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers...</i> 17 text volumes, 4 supplement volumes, 11 plate volumes. €21,930 to €30,700.
    <b>Koller Auctions, Sep. 23:</b> [Philipon, Ch.]. <i>La Caricature,</i> Journal. No. 1-251 in 4 volumes. With 526 lithographs by H. Daumier, Grandville, A. Devéria, P. Gavarni, M. Delaporte, Adam, Raffet, Huot et al. €7,020 to €10,530.
    <b>Koller Auctions, Sep. 23:</b> Chagall, Marc. <i>Le Cirque</i>, Paris 1967. With 38 (of which 23 coloured and 3 double-page) original lithographs by M. Chagall. €61,400 to €78,950.
    <b>Koller Auctions, Sep. 23:</b> L'Isle, Guillaume de. <i>Atlas nouveau, contenant toutes les parties du monde.</i> [AND:] Sanson, Guillaume. <i>Inleidinge tot de geographie. 3 volumes.</i> €19,300 to €28,070.
    <center><b>Koller International Auctions<br>Books, Manuscripts & Autographs<br>23 September 2020</b>
    <b>Koller Auctions, Sep. 23:</b> Roberts, David. <i>The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt, & Nubia…</i> Lithographed by Louis Haghe. 6 parts in 6 volumes. 238 original lithographs and 2 engraved maps. €19,300 to €28,070.
    <b>Koller Auctions, Sep. 23:</b> Berlèse, Lorenzo and Johann Jakob Jung. <i>Iconographie du genre camellia ou description et figures des camellia les plus beaux et les plus rares.</i> 3 volumes. With 301 coloured engraved plates. €17,540 to €21,930.
    <b>Koller Auctions, Sep. 23:</b> Merian, Maria Sybilla. <i>Over de voortteeling en wonderbaerlyke veranderingen der Surinaamsche insecten...</i> With engraved frontispiece, title vignette and 72 copperplates. €17,540 to €26,320.
    <b>Koller Auctions, Sep. 23:</b> Burckhardt, Johann Ludwig, Explorer. Collection of 24 handwritten letters from his youth and student days to his eldest (step) brother, Johann Burckhardt-Gemuseus and his wife Anna Elisabeth. €2,630 to €4,390.
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>25 September 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Chagall (Marc). <i>Cirque,</i> one of 270 copies on Arches signed by the artist, 38 lithographs, 23 colour, Paris, Tériade Éditeur, 1967. £100,000 to £150,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Sangorski (Alberto).- Poe (Edgar Allan). <i>Annabel Lee and Other Poems,</i> illuminated manuscript in gold and colours, bound in turquoise morocco tooled in gilt and inlaid with 35 jewels, [c.1928]. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Darwin (Charles) and Alfred R. Wallace. “On the Tendency of Species to form Varieties...,” contained in <i>Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society,</i> 1859. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>25 September 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Ornament.- Basque metalwork.- Zuloaga (Eusebio) and Workshop. Collection of twenty-three original ornament designs for damascening, [19th century]. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Arms and Armour.- Rugendas.- <i>Der Harnisch Von Seinem Entstehen Bis Zu Seinem Wiedervergehen In Bildern Dargestelt Und Gezeichnet,</i> [1714 and later]. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Webster (John). <i>A Monumental Columne, erected to the liuing memory of the euer-glorious Henry, late Prince of Wales,</i> rare first edition, Printed by N[icholas]. O[kes]. for William Welby, 1613. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>25 September 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Donne (John). <i>Poems, by J.D. with elegies on the Authors Death,</i> first edition, Printed by M[iles]. F[lesher]. for Iohn Marriot, 1633. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Brangwyn (Frank). <i>Venice,</i> oil on canvas, [c. 1908]. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Sewell (Anna). <i>Black Beauty: his Grooms and Companions. The Autobiography of a Horse,</i> first edition, original cloth, [1877]. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>25 September 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Gray (John Edward). <i>Gleanings from the Knowsley Menagerie and Aviary at Knowsley Hall,</i> first edition, one of c.100 copies privately printed for the author, 1850. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> George III (King). Warrant signed "George R" for the payment of £60,634 granted for the North American Provinces to the Province of Massachusetts Bay, D.s., manuscript, [c. 1761-62]. £2,000 to £2,500.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Mecca, Medina & Damascus.- 2 manuscript plans of Mecca and El Medinah and a map of Damascus, 3 detailed pen and ink drawings with 3pp. of manuscript notes, [late 19th century]. £1,000 to £1,500.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 24:</b> John Richard, sketchbook kept by soldier-artist during last months of Civil War, 55 drawings, 1865. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 24:</b> Guest register for Catskill Mountain House, with signatures of many notable guests, 1839-43, 1846-52. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 24:</b> Manuscript confirmation of arms & nobility, Esquivel y Vargas family, Salvatierra, Guanajuato, Mexico, 1731. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 24:</b> Elizabeth Shoumatoff, 3 watercolor studies for famous “Unfinished Portrait” of FDR, 1945. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 24:</b><br><i>Sa Ga Yean Qua Rash Tow, Coning Vande Maquas alias Coning Brant,</i> engraving by Pieter Schenck, Netherlands, c.1710s. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 24:</b> Stamp from the Stamp Act of 1765, embossed, “II Shillings VI Pence.” $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 24:</b><br><i>The Law of God,</i> five volumes, first edition, first Jewish translation of the Pentateuch into English, 1845-46. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 24:</b> Diary of James W. Bentley, a cavalry officer protecting settlers on the Overland Trail, 1865. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 24:</b> Pedro de Arenas, <i>Vocabulario manual de las lenguas castellana y mexicana,</i> complete first edition, Mexico, 1611. $12,000 to $18,000.
  • <center><b>Leland Little Auctions<br>The Important Fall Auction<br>September 19, 2020</b>
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 19:</b> <i>Bull City Summer Portfolio</i> (Complete Portfolio of 15 Photographs by Alec Soth, Hank Willis Thomas, and Hiroshi Watanabe). $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 19:</b> Krishna Reddy (Indian, 1925-2018), <i>Three Graces.</i> Mixed color intaglio print on paper, 1958, pencil signed. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 19:</b> after Georges Braque (French, 1882–1963), <i>Hommage à J. S. Bach.</i> Etching and aquatint in colors, 1950, pencil signed and numbered 277/300. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <center><b>Leland Little Auctions<br>The Important Fall Auction<br>September 19, 2020</b>
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 19:</b> Heller, Joseph. <i>Catch-22,</i> First Edition (New York Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1961). $500 to $1,000.
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 19:</b> Rey, Margaret & H. A. <i>Curious George Goes to the Hospital,</i> First Edition. (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1966). $500 to $1,000.
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 19:</b> Large 1754 Map of St. Croix, Dutch West Indies by Jens Michelsen Beck. Sheet 21.25 x 31.75 in.; DOA 31.25 x 41.25 in. $300 to $600.

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Rare Book Hub: 31 Auctions Archived, another 19 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday 2 August 2019 31 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 5 denominated in euros, 1 in British pounds, 1 in Mexican pesos, and 24 in US dollars.  Turnover was $4,458,500 as 7,971 lots were offered and 6,432 sold for an 81% success rate.

 

1 auction saw its total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters on July 28th: $1,974,865 



1 auction saw total sales exceed 100% of the high estimates of all lots offered: 

Forum AuctionsBooks and Works on Paper on July 25th: 162.47% 


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

Heritage AuctionsWeekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 723 on July 30th: 100.00% 
National Book AuctionsAviation, Catholic, Kennedy, 17th Century, Magazines, etc. on July 28th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 7/21 on July 28th: 99.62% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 6/30 on July 28th: 99.56% 
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 7/23 on July 30th: 99.23% 
William H. Bunch Auctions and AppraisalsEclectic Variety - Books, Prints on July 23rd: 98.29% 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters on July 28th: 96.63% 
Dirk Soulis AuctionsFine Art, Antiques and Collectors Items on July 27th: 93.75% 
North American Auction CompanyMontana's Largest Western Antique & Collector Sale. on July 13th: 90.12% 
Forum AuctionsBooks and Works on Paper on July 25th: 90.04% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on July 30th: 89.13% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsPop Culture on July 27th: 87.91% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on July 27th: 85.19% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - internet bidstart 7/19 on July 26th: 83.65% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 7/12 on July 22nd: 82.19% 

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Winner's Auctions Ltd Handwritten Missive Written by Rabbi Chaim Halberstam of Sanz, Author of Divrei Chaim on July 24th Actual price: USD $115,900.
  2. Heritage Auctions Dracula (Universal, 1931). Very Fine-. Title Lobby Card (11" X 14"). on July 28th Actual price: USD $114,000.
  3. Heritage Auctions Dracula (Universal, 1931). Very Fine+. Lobby Card (11" X 14"). on July 28th Actual price: USD $102,000.
  4. Heritage Auctions Casablanca (Warner Brothers, 1944). Fine+ on Linen. Australian One Sheet (26.5" X 40.5"). on July 28th Actual price: USD $72,000.
  5. Heritage Auctions Casablanca (Warner Brothers, 1942). Very Fine. Hair and Makeup Keybook Photos (12) (7.5" X 9.5"). on July 28th Actual price: USD $72,000.
  6. Bubb Kuyper Zon en maan (Sun and moon). on May 24th Actual price: USD $52,198.
  7. Heritage Auctions Foolish Wives (Universal, 1922). Fine on Linen. One Sheet (26.5" X 40"). on July 28th Actual price: USD $36,000.
  8. Heritage Auctions Casablanca (Warner Brothers, 1942). Good+ on Cardstock. Window Card (13.75" X 21.5"). on July 28th Actual price: USD $33,600.
  9. Goldberg Coins and Collectibles Beyond a Young Boy's Dream Textured Acrylic on Board by Alan Bean, 4th Man to Walk on the Moon, and Celebrated Artist on July 28th Actual price: USD $31,200.
  10. Heritage Auctions Gone with the Wind (MGM, 1939). Fine/Very Fine on Linen. Three Sheet (41" X 78.5") Roadshow BP Style, Armando Seguso Artwork. . on July 28th Actual price: USD $31,200.
  11. Heritage Auctions The Golem (Paramount, 1920). Near Mint-. CGC Graded Title Lobby Card (11" X 14"). on July 28th Actual price: USD $28,800.
  12. Bubb Kuyper Hol en bol (Convex and concave). on May 24th Actual price: USD $25,055.
  13. Bubb Kuyper Straatje in Scanno, Abruzzi (Street in Scanno, Abruzzi). on May 24th Actual price: USD $23,663.
  14. Heritage Auctions The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (c.1973). Very Fine. Original 300'- Reel of Original 16mm Work Print Outtakes. on July 28th Actual price: USD $22,800.
  15. Winner's Auctions Ltd Hasagot HaRamba"n z"l. Constantinople, 1510. First Edition. Post Incunabula. Extremely Rare Book. on July 24th Actual price: USD $21,960.
  16. Bubb Kuyper MANUSCRIPT MAP, pen and brown ink and watercolour, 18th cent. w. 19th cent. on May 24th Actual price: USD $20,879.
  17. Winner's Auctions Ltd Discovery! Six Notebooks with the Writings and Torah Thoughts of the Mysterious Sage, Mr. Shoshani on July 24th Actual price: USD $20,740.
  18. Heritage Auctions Casablanca (Warner Brothers, 1946). Fine/Very Fine. First Post-War Release Italian Photobusta (19" X 13.5"). on July 28th Actual price: USD $19,200.
  19. Heritage Auctions World Without End (Allied Artists, 1956). Very Fine- on Linen. 24 Sheet (233" X 105.5"). on July 28th Actual price: USD $19,200.
  20. Bubb Kuyper Lagrime di S. Pietro, descritte dal Signor Luigi Tansillo. Tenor Primo/ Tenor Secondo. on May 24th Actual price: USD $18,095.
  21. Heritage Auctions The Maltese Falcon (Warner Brothers, 1946). Fine+ on Linen. First Post-War Release French Grande (47" X 63"). on July 28th Actual price: USD $17,400.
  22. Bubb Kuyper Manuscript songbook, on May 24th Actual price: USD $16,703.
  23. Winner's Auctions Ltd Historic Discovery. Unknown Autograph Work by Rabbi Shlomo Algazi. 17th Century on July 24th Actual price: USD $15,860.
  24. Goldberg Coins and Collectibles Cortés, Hernando -- 1527 Document Signed in Full by the Spanish Conquistador on July 28th Actual price: USD $15,600.
  25. Heritage Auctions The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Universal, 1923). Fine/Very Fine on Paper. Insert (14" X 36"). on July 28th Actual price: USD $15,600.



Nye & Company Auctioneers. Estate Treasures - Fine Art Prints, Books on July 31st: 57.14%
Potomack Company. Prints and Books - online only on July 30th: 63.64%
Alexander Historical Auctions. Summer Auction offering WWII/WWI and historical autographs and ephemera. on July 31st: 77.80%
Morton Subastas. Books and Intervention Documents on July 30th: 32.00%
Forum Auctions. Books and Works on Paper on July 25th: 90.04%
National Book Auctions. Aviation, Catholic, Kennedy, 17th Century, Magazines, etc. on July 28th: 100.00%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on July 30th: 89.13%
Skinner. Country Americana - Books and Prints on July 25th: 78.26%
Goldberg Coins and Collectibles. Collectibles on July 28th: 69.48%
Potter and Potter Auctions. Pop Culture on July 27th: 87.91%
Eldreds. The Marine Sale - Books and Prints on July 25th: 45.71%
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Fine Art, Antiques and Collectors Items on July 27th: 93.75%
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Railroadiana and Autographs on July 24th: 67.94%
Winner's Auctions Ltd. Seforim, Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes, Chabad, Manuscripts, Art from Israel, Important historic do on July 24th: 69.76%
Heritage Auctions. Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 723 on July 30th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 7/23 on July 30th: 99.23%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 7/21 on July 28th: 99.62%
Alaska Auction. Prints, Fur Rondy memorabilia on July 25th: 73.08%
Alaska Auction. Currency, framed prints on July 24th: 36.00%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Eclectic Variety - Books, Prints on July 23rd: 98.29%
Guernseys. A Century at Sea - A Comprehensive Maritime Auction - Day 2 on July 20th: 76.42%
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 7/11 on July 18th: 28.68%
Guernseys. A Century at Sea - A Comprehensive Maritime Auction on July 19th: 59.00%
North American Auction Company. Montana's Largest Western Antique & Collector Sale. on July 13th: 90.12%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 6/30 on July 28th: 99.56%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - internet bidstart 7/19 on July 26th: 83.65%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 7/12 on July 22nd: 82.19%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 7/12 on July 21st: 35.29%
Catawiki B. V.. Art and Photography - Online bidstart 7/12 on July 20th: 50.00%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters on July 28th: 96.63%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on July 27th: 85.19%


For the week ahead 19 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Aug. 5th
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 155 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Online bidstart 7/26. 48 lots

Tue. Aug. 6th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - Internet bidstart 7/30. 342 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Weekly World Currency Internet bidstart 7/30. 155 lots

Wed. Aug. 7th
Swann Galleries. New York. Vintage Posters. 574 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. Fine Autographs & Artifacts - Featuring WWII - Internet bidstart 7/19. 963 lots
Thomson Roddick Auctioneers & Valuers. Carlisle. Antiquarian and Collectible Books Auction. 287 lots
Alaska Auction. Anchorage. Prints. 91 lots

Thu. Aug. 8th
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper. 217 lots
Nye & Company Auctioneers. Bloomfield. Backyard Timed Auction - Prints, Books. 84 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Summer Miscellany - Golf Books. 310 lots
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Cleveland. Works on Paper - Prints. 358 lots

Fri. Aug. 9th
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800). 61 lots

Sat. Aug. 10th
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Prints, Books.
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 192 lots

Sun. Aug. 11th
Skinner. Marlborough. The Forke Collection of Early Americana.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Sports Collectibles Weekly Online bidstart 7/14. 307 lots
National Book Auctions. Ithaca. Dickens, Sci-Fi, Catholic, Pulp, Antique, Decorative, etc.. 76 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Sep. 22:</b> CORONELLI, Vincenzo (1650-1718) - <i>Atlante Veneto.</i> Venezia: Domenico Padovani, 1690. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Sep. 22:</b> [CANALETTO] - VISENTINI, Antonio; da Giovanni Antonio CANAL (detto 'Il Canaletto'). - <i>Urbis Venetiarum prospectus celebriores.</i> Venezia, 1754. €12,000 to €18,000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Sep. 22:</b> RAMELLI, Agostino - <i>Le diverse et artificiose machine nelle quali si contengono uarij et artificiosi mouimenti…</i> Paris: presso l'autore, 1588. €6,000 to €9,000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Sep. 22:</b> <i>Anthologia Graeca Planudea [in grego]</i> - Edita da: Janus Lascaris (1445-1535). Firenze: Lorenzo di Francesco de Alopa, 11 Agosto 1494. €10,000 to €15,000.
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>A further selection of<br>16th and 17th century English books from the Fox Pointe Manor Library<br>24 September 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 24:</b> Locke (John). <i>An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding in Four Books,</i> first edition, second issue, 1690. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 24:</b> Plutarch. <i>The lives of the noble Grecians and Romanes, compared together by that graue learned philosopher and historiographer, Plutarke of Chæronea,</i> first edition of this translation, 1579. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 24:</b> [Allott (Robert, editor)]. <i>Wits Theater of the little World,</i> first edition, 1599. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>A further selection of 16th and 17th century English books<br>from the Fox Pointe Manor Library<br>24 September 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 24:</b> Execution of Quakers in Boston.- Stephenson (Marmaduke). <i>A Call from Death to Life,</i> first edition, 1660. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 24:</b> Boyle (Robert). <i>The sceptical chymist: or Chymico-physical doubts & paradoxes…,</i> 2 parts in 1 vol., second edition, 1680. £3,500 to £4,500.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 24:</b> Atlases.- Morden (Robert). <i>[Geography Rectified: or, A Description of the World],</i> [c.1688]. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>A further selection of 16th and 17th century English books<br>from the Fox Pointe Manor Library<br>24 September 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 24:</b> Bread.- Penkethman (John). <i>Artachthos or a New Booke declaring the Assise or Weight of Bread,</i> 1638. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 24:</b> Anatomy.- Collins (Samuel). <i>A Systeme of Anatomy, treating of the Body of Man, Beasts, Birds, Fish, Insects, and Plants,</i> 2 vol., first edition, 1685. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 24:</b> Wine.- [Ames (Richard)]. <i>The Bacchanalian Sessions; or The Conten' tion of Liquors: With a Farewel to Wine,</i> first edition, 1693. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>A further selection of 16th and 17th century English books<br>from the Fox Pointe Manor Library<br>24 September 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 24:</b> Witchcraft.- Bekker (Balthasar). <i>The World Bewitch'd; or, An Examination of the Common Opinions Concerning Spirits,</i> vol. 1 (all published), first English edition, 1695. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 24:</b> Great Plague and Great Fire of London prophesied.- Lilly (William). <i>Monarchy or No Monarchy in England,</i> first edition, 1651. £1,500 to £2,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 24:</b> Swimming.- Thevenot (Melchisédec). <i>The Art of Swimming. Illustrated by Proper Figures. With Advice for Bathing,</i> first edition in English, 1699. £1,500 to £2,000.
  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Selections from the Library of<br>Gerald and Barbara Weiner<br>Live and Online<br>October 8, 2020 / 10am CT</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> DARWIN, Charles Robert. <i>On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection.</i> London: W. Clowes and Sons for John Murray, 1859. [With] autograph note signed. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> [FINE PRESS & LIVRE D'ARTISTE]. -- [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. CHAUCER, Geoffrey. <i>The Works ... now newly imprinted.</i> Edited by F.S. Ellis. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1896. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> LAWRENCE, Thomas Edward. <i>Seven Pillars of Wisdom, a triumph.</i> [London: Privately Printed], 1926. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Selections from the Library of<br>Gerald and Barbara Weiner<br>Live and Online<br>October 8, 2020 / 10am CT</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>Mr. William Shakespear's Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies…</i> London, Printed for H. Herringman, E. Brewster, R. Chiswell, and R. Bentley, 1685. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>The Birds of America…</i> [1839-] 1840-1844. -- AUDUBON, John James and John BACHMAN. <i>The Quadrupeds of North America.</i> 1849-1854. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> OGILBY, John, trans. [MONTANUS, Arnoldus]. <i>America: being the latest, and most Accurate Description of the New World…</i> London: Printed by the Author, 1671. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Selections from the Library of<br>Gerald and Barbara Weiner<br>Live and Online<br>October 8, 2020 / 10am CT</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> HOBBES, Thomas. <i>Leviathan, or The Matter, Forme, & Power of a Common-Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civill.</i> London: printed for Andrew Crooke, 1651. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> BLACKWELL, Elizabeth. <i>A Curious Herbal, containing Five Hundred Cuts of the most useful Plant which are now used in the Practice of Physick…</i> London: John Nourse, 1739. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> MILTON, John. <i>Paradise Lost.</i> London: Printed by S. Simmons ... to be sold by T. Helder, 1669. $12,000 to $18,000.
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    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> MALCOLM X. Typed letter signed ("Malcolm X"), to Alex Haley. Cairo, Egypt, 18 September 1964. " 1 page, 8vo. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> TOLKIEN, John Ronald Reuel. Autograph letter signed (“JRRT”). To George Sayer, Oxford, 7 August 1952. 2 pages, 8vo, creased; morocco folding case. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> WRIGHT, Frank Lloyd. Autograph manuscript signed ("Frank Lloyd Wright"), entitled "To the Countryside." N.p. [Taliesin?], [June 1926]. 2 pages, 4to, creased. $4,000 to $6,000.