• <center><b>ABAA Virtual Book Fair</b><br>Join your favorite booksellers<br>June 4-7, 2020
    <center><b>ABAA Virtual Book Fair</b><br>Join your favorite booksellers<br>June 4-7, 2020
    <center><b>ABAA Virtual Book Fair</b><br>Join your favorite booksellers<br>June 4-7, 2020
    <center><b>ABAA Virtual Book Fair</b><br>Join your favorite booksellers<br>June 4-7, 2020
    <center><b>ABAA Virtual Book Fair</b><br>Join your favorite booksellers<br>June 4-7, 2020
    <center><b>ABAA Virtual Book Fair</b><br>Join your favorite booksellers<br>June 4-7, 2020
    <center><b>ABAA Virtual Book Fair</b><br>Join your favorite booksellers<br>June 4-7, 2020
    <center><b>ABAA Virtual Book Fair</b><br>Join your favorite booksellers<br>June 4-7, 2020
    <center><b>ABAA Virtual Book Fair</b><br>Join your favorite booksellers<br>June 4-7, 2020
    <center><b>ABAA Virtual Book Fair</b><br>Join your favorite booksellers<br>June 4-7, 2020
    <center><b>ABAA Virtual Book Fair</b><br>Join your favorite booksellers<br>June 4-7, 2020
    <center><b>ABAA Virtual Book Fair</b><br>Join your favorite booksellers<br>June 4-7, 2020
  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>June 23, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [SUPREME COURT JUSTICES]. A very extensive collection of 203 letters, documents and signatures. A COMPLETE COLLECTION OF THE SUPREME COURT JUSTICES, JOHN JAY THROUGH WILLIAM REHNQUIST. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> ZATTA, Antonio. <i>Atlante Novissimo.</i> Venice: Antonio Zatta, 1775-1785. ONE OF THE FINEST WORLD ATLASES issued in Italy in the 18th century. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [CHICAGO HISTORY] -- [COLUMBUS, Christopher]. Monumental historiated and embroidered panel of the MADE FOR THE 1893 COLUMBIAN EXHIBITION IN CHICAGO. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>June 23, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [MONASTERY HILL BINDING]. AINSWORTH, William Harrison. <i>Historical Romances.</i> Philadelphia, n.d. A fine early exhibition binding by the Monastery Hill Bindery. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM]. New York: Tiber Press, [1960]. 4 volumes. LIMITED EDITION, number 119 of 200 COPIES, EACH SIGNED BY THE POET AND ARTIST. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> GRATIANUS, the Canonist. <i>Decretum.</i> Venedig: Petrus de Plasiis, 25 January 1483. Second quarto edition. FIRST PAGE ILLUMINATED BY A CONTEMPORARY ARTIST. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>June 23, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [ABOLITIONISTS]. <i>William Lloyd Garrison. The Story of his Life.</i> New York, 1885. ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS FROM SEVERAL NOTABLE ABOLITIONISTS neatly bound in throughout. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> ANSON, George. <i>A Voyage round the World, In the Years 1740... 1744.</i> London: John and Paul Knapton for the author, 1748. FIRST EDITION. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> Blank railroad ledger, "Compagnie des Chemins de fer de l'Ouest" (spine title). N.p., 1909. A MONUMENTAL 20th-CENTURY ART NOUVEAU BINDING. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>June 23, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [MINIATURE ROOM] -- [FLEMING, John (1910-1987)]. Miniature of his 57th Street Library and Gallery. JOHN F. FLEMING'S BARONIAL 57TH STREET GALLERY. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE BINDING]. CHESTERTON, G.K. <i>Five Types: A Book of Essays.</i> London, 1910. LIMITED EDITION, number 3 of 30 copies on vellum SIGNED BY GEORGE SUTCLIFFE. $400 to $500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. <i>When Adam Delved and Eve Span....</i> [Ancoats Brotherhood, 1894-5]. LIMITED EDITION, one of 250 copies printed. $500 to $700.
  • <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. June 9, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Newton (Sir Isaac). <i>Opticks…,</i> first edition, presentation copy to Nicolas Fatio de Duillier and with his ink and pencil annotations. £300,000 to £400,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Aliotti (Girolamo). <i>Gratulatio ad Pium II pro foelici, ac secundo ex Mantuana peregrinatione reditu…,</i> illuminated manuscript on fine vellum, in Latin, Florence, 1460. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Sangorski (Alberto).- Keats (John). <i>La Belle Dame sans Merci...,</i> illuminated manuscript on vellum, magnificently bound in morocco elaborately tooled in gilt & inlaid with 137 jewels, 1928. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. June 9, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Miniature Book.- Taylor (John). <i>Verbum sempiternum [&] Salvator mundi,</i> 2 parts in 1, contemporary embroidered dos a dos binding, 1614. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Bodoni.- Rossi (Giovanni Gherado de). <i>Scherzi Poetici e Pittorici,</i> with original gouache drawings bound in, Neoclassical red straight-grain morocco, gilt, Parma, Bodoni, 1795. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Palladio (Andrea). <i>I Quattro Libri dell'Architettura,</i> first edition, Venice, Domenico de' Franceschi, 1570. £14,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. June 9, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Voyages.- Lowther (Rear Admiral Marcus, 1820-1908). An album of 166 original watercolours and drawings made on voyages between 1842 and 1853. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Darwin (Charles). <i>On the Origin of Species by means of Natural Selection,</i> third edition (seventh thousand), presentation copy to Robert Colgate, John Murray, 1861. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Jane Austen's Family - ?C[ooper] (E[dward], married Jane Leigh (1736-83), sister of Cassandra Leigh (1739-1827), married George Austen (1731-1805), parents of Jane Austen. Miscellanies, poems dated btwn. 1750-88.
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. June 9, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Americas.- Herrera y Tordesillas (Antonio). <i>Novus orbis, sive descriptio Indiae occidentalis,</i> 4 parts in 1 vol., Amsterdam, Colijn, 1622. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Canada.- Baker (Lt. Col. Sir Edward). An Eye Sketch of the Fall of Niagara, [c. 1795.] £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Dance.- Caroso (Fabrizio). <i>Il Ballarino,</i> first edition, Venice, Francesco Ziletti, 1581. £5,000 to £7,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Abraham Lincoln, Emancipation Proclamation by the President of the United States, pamphlet, 1862. Sold May 7 for $11,875.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Family papers of the distinguished Ruby-Jackson family, Portland, Maine, 1853-1961. Sold May 7 for $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> E. Simms Campbell, A Night-Club Map of Harlem, in inaugural issue of Manhattan, 1933. Sold May 7 for $27,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Papers of the comedian Nipsey Russell, including a letter from MLK, 1929-2000. Sold May 7 for $17,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Edmonia Lewis, prominent sculptor, carte-de-visite by Henry Rocher, c. 1866-71. Sold May 7 for $5,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> The Black Panther: Black Community News Service, 44 issues, San Francisco, 1967-1971. Sold May 7 for $6,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ernest Withers, I Am A Man, Sanitation Workers Strike, silver print, 1968. Sold May 7 for $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> March For Freedom Now!, poster for a protest on the 1960 Republican Convention. Sold May 7 for $17,500.

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RBH: 23 auctions archived, 28 new sales this week.

For the week ended Friday, 30 August 2019, 23 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 6 denominated in euros, 1 in British pounds, 1 in Mexican pesos, and 15 in US dollars.  Turnover was $1,678,986 as 5,201 lots were offered and 4,417 sold for an 85% success rate.  Auction bidders are always looking.

 

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

Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) bidstart 8/9 on August 16th: 117.04% 
Rago Arts and AuctionsFine Art - Prints on August 24th: 106.25% 


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

National Book AuctionsDickens, Sci-Fi, Catholic, Pulp, Antique, Decorative, etc. on August 25th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction - online bidstart 7/28 on August 25th: 100.00% 
Rago Arts and AuctionsFine Art - Prints on August 25th: 100.00% 
Rago Arts and AuctionsFine Art - Prints on August 24th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet Bidstart 8/20 on August 27th: 99.47% 
Leland Little AuctionsSingle-Owner Advertising & Americana Auction, The Collection of Mary Wells, Greensboro, NC on August 23rd: 99.12% 
Heritage AuctionsU.S. Currency Weekly - Internet Bidstart 8/20 on August 27th: 98.74% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 8/18 on August 25th: 98.49% 
Bourgeault-Horan Antiquarians & Associates, LLCSummer Americana and Marine Auction on August 18th: 96.55% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 8/18 on August 25th: 96.13% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) Online bidstart 8/9 on August 19th: 94.83% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on August 24th: 90.72% 
University ArchivesRare Autographs, Books on August 28th: 89.11% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 8/16 on August 23rd: 88.14% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on August 27th: 87.50% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) bidstart 8/9 on August 16th: 84.87% 
Addison and SarovaRare Books and Ephemera on August 17th: 80.62% 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. University Archives _x000D_ Albert Einstein Theory of Universal Gravitation, “the validity of Newton’s theory” Using a “clock-time” Illustration – Incredible Scientific Letter in English!_x000D__x000D_ Albert Einstein Theory of Universal Gravitation, “the validity of Newton’ on August 28th Actual price: USD $45,000.
  2. University Archives Thomas Paine Writes to Fellow Deist Asking Help with His Tenant Farmer and Enclosing an Essay on “Hints” for Establishing a Deistical Church on August 28th Actual price: USD $18,000.
  3. University Archives Paul Revere Witnesses a Deed for the Support of a Minor Heir on August 28th Actual price: USD $14,400.
  4. University Archives John Hancock in 1776 Signs Highly Important Resolution Urging Complete Representation of All the States. Taxation Without Representation was the Main Cause of the Revolutionary War. on August 28th Actual price: USD $14,400.
  5. University Archives Albert Einstein Magnificent Scientific Letter in English Re: Nature of Light and Special Relativity on August 28th Actual price: USD $13,200.
  6. University Archives _x000D_ Albert Einstein Refers to “The Theory of Relativity,” an Explanation of How the “constancy of the speed of light” and “rotation of the earth” – a Fantastic Letter!_x000D__x000D_ Albert Einstein Refers to “The Theory of Relativity,” an Explanation on August 28th Actual price: USD $11,400.
  7. Morton Subastas Toda la Tierra de las Indias. on August 29th Actual price: USD $9,000.
  8. Heritage Auctions Tales of Suspense #39 (Marvel, 1963) CGC VG/FN 5.0 Cream to off-white pages. on August 25th Actual price: USD $9,000.
  9. Heritage Auctions Journey Into Mystery #83 (Marvel, 1962) CGC VG/FN 5.0 White pages. on August 25th Actual price: USD $9,000.
  10. University Archives George Washington Signed Soldier’s Discharge, the Document Shows How the Soldier was Conned Out of his Rights by a Man Later Convicted and Sent to Prison for Life on August 28th Actual price: USD $9,000.
  11. Catawiki B. V. Biblia Sacra Vulgatae Editionis on August 24th Actual price: USD $8,590.
  12. Bourgeault-Horan Antiquarians & Associates, LLC 1816 MAP OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, WITH ENGRAVINGS BY ABEL BOWEN OF "THE GAP OF THE WHITE MOUNTAINS," "THE GREAT BOARSHEAD AND HAMPTON BEACH" AND "VIEWS OF THE WHITE MOUNTAINS FROM SHELBURNE," on August 18th Actual price: USD $8,400.
  13. Heritage Auctions Peanuts #1 Davis Crippen ("D" Copy) Pedigree (United Feature Syndicate, 1953) CGC FN/VF 7.0 Off-white to white pages. on August 25th Actual price: USD $7,800.
  14. Heritage Auctions X-Men #1 (Marvel, 1963) CGC VG+ 4.5 Off-white to white pages. on August 25th Actual price: USD $7,200.
  15. University Archives Fantastic framed Thomas Jefferson ALS with a lovel on August 28th Actual price: USD $7,200.
  16. University Archives Walt Disney TLS Re: Exhibition of "Fantasia" for Pan-American Union Attendees' Children on August 28th Actual price: USD $6,600.
  17. Addison and Sarova Madonna and Child Between St. Francis and St. Nicasius, also known as "Castelfranco Madonna." on August 17th Actual price: USD $6,000.
  18. Moreshet Auctions DarcheiTzedek—chassidut. First edition, Vlvi 1796, rare and important. on July 31st Actual price: USD $5,760.
  19. University Archives Gregor Mendel, "Father of Modern Genetics"--Extremely Rare! on August 28th Actual price: USD $5,700.
  20. Bruun Rasmussen Two Part Story. on August 27th Actual price: USD $5,550.
  21. University Archives Truman Signed Victory Proclamation Re: Germany's Surrender_x000D_ on August 28th Actual price: USD $5,400.
  22. Moreshet Auctions Pesach Haggadah "GeulatYisrael"—printed by the Shapira brothers in Zhitomir, 1848, with additions handwritten from the period of the book’s printing. on July 31st Actual price: USD $5,280.
  23. Heritage Auctions Tim Bradstreet Punisher #50 Cover Original Art (Marvel Comics, 2007). on August 25th Actual price: USD $5,160.
  24. Addison and Sarova calligraphy specimen. With headpiece in the center with the name "John Rochfort," "ABC" on left and in reverse on right on August 17th Actual price: USD $5,100.
  25. Moreshet Auctions Large, comprehensive manuscript, more than 250 pages in Ashkenazi handwriting, with chiddushim on the Shas and poskim that were never printed, from the early 19th century. Rare, important, interesting! on July 31st Actual price: USD $5,040.


23 total sales reported this week:

Morton Subastas. Books and Papers: World Travelers and Explorers on August 29th: 26.07%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on August 27th: 87.50%
Addison and Sarova. Rare Books and Ephemera on August 17th: 80.62%
University Archives. Rare Autographs, Books on August 28th: 89.11%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - Internet Bidstart 8/20 on August 27th: 99.47%
Heritage Auctions. U.S. Currency Weekly - Internet Bidstart 8/20 on August 27th: 98.74%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 8/18 on August 25th: 98.49%
Catawiki B. V.. Art and Photography - Online bidstart 8/16 on August 24th: 75.00%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 8/16 on August 23rd: 88.14%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) Online bidstart 8/9 on August 19th: 94.83%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - Online bidstart 8/9 on August 18th: 70.21%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) bidstart 8/9 on August 16th: 84.87%
JellyFishTree. South African Books on August 21st: 27.87%
National Book Auctions. Dickens, Sci-Fi, Catholic, Pulp, Antique, Decorative, etc. on August 25th: 100.00%
Rago Arts and Auctions. Fine Art - Prints on August 25th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 8/18 on August 25th: 96.13%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction - online bidstart 7/28 on August 25th: 100.00%
Bourgeault-Horan Antiquarians & Associates, LLC. Summer Americana and Marine Auction on August 18th: 96.55%
Rago Arts and Auctions. Fine Art - Prints on August 24th: 100.00%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on August 24th: 90.72%
Moreshet Auctions. Jewish Books and Manuscripts on July 31st: 57.47%
Leland Little Auctions. Single-Owner Advertising & Americana Auction, The Collection of Mary Wells, Greensboro, NC on August 23rd: 99.12%
Forum Auctions. Artsy: The Master and the Muse on August 22nd: 66.67% 

 

For the week ahead 28 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Sep. 2nd
Leland Little Auctions. Hillsborough, NC. Fine Art - Prints. 102 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) Online bidstart 8/23. 65 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 87 lots

Tue. Sep. 3rd
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Books of Art, Literature and Motoring of the Collection of Mr. Don Lorenzo Zambrano. 279 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. U.S. Currency Weekly - Internet Bidstart 8/27. 642 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 8/27. 180 lots
Cowans Auctions. Cincinnati. Books and Manuscripts: Timed Auction launch 8/22. 162 lots

Wed. Sep. 4th
Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood. Exeter. Books, Maps and Prints. 507 lots
Heritage Auctions. New York. The Maurice Car Collection featuring Rare Books and Manuscripts. 243 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Long Beach Expo U.S. Currency - Sessions 1-4. 1173 lots
Alaska Auction. Anchorage. Books and Prints. 67 lots

Thu. Sep. 5th
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper.
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Rare Books and Manuscripts. 301 lots
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Cape Town. Rare Books - Internet bidstart 8/29. 572 lots
Sothebys. London. Original Film Posters - Online bidstart 8/23. 190 lots
Heritage Auctions. New York. Fall Signature Auction Featuring The Otto Penzler Collection of Mystery Fiction. 828 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Long Beach Expo World Currency - Sessions 1-2. 574 lots

Fri. Sep. 6th
Bonhams. New York. Prints and Multiples Online - bidstart 9/10.
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 8/30. 114 lots

Sat. Sep. 7th
Michaans Auctions. Alameda, CA . Gallery Auction - Books, Prints, Photographs. 86 lots
Aspire Auctions. Cleveland. Books, Prints - Internet bidstart 8/30. 75 lots
North American Auction Company. Bozeman. Western Antique & Collector Sale. 87 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 200 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Art and Photography - Online bidstart 8/30. 25 lots

Sun. Sep. 8th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction - online bidstart 8/11. 170 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 9/1.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 9/1.
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 8/30. 48 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <center><b>Bonhams<br>Essential Genius:<br>Ten Important Manuscripts<br>For Modern Times<br>Online June 1 – 10, 2020</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> Renaissance Manuscript featuring two Dialogues by Plato, with translation from the Greek and learned discourse by Leonardo Bruni, called Aretino. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> Isaac Newton on the plague. Autograph Manuscript, being Newton's notes on reading Van Helmont's "De Peste." $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Autograph Letter Signed ("A. Einstein"), to "Die 'A.E. Group' in New York" humorously accepting his role as patron saint, and offering a motto for their members. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <center><b>Bonhams<br>Essential Genius:<br>Ten Important Manuscripts<br>For Modern Times<br>Online June 1 – 10, 2020</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> LOBACHEVSKY, NIKOLAI. Document Signed ("Lobachevsky"), and accomplished in Manuscript, a letter of designation in his role as Curator of Regional Education in Kazan. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> WITTGENSTEIN, LUDWIG. Autograph Letter Signed ("Ludwig Wittgenstein") to Moritz Schlick discussing Gödel's incompleteness theorems. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. Autograph Letter Signed ("Ch Darwin") to Alexander Agassiz regarding gradation of structure in pediculariæ. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <center><b>Bonhams<br>Essential Genius:<br>Ten Important Manuscripts<br>For Modern Times<br>Online June 1 – 10, 2020</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> PAULI, WOLFGANG; BOHM, DAVID. Typed Letter Signed ("W. Pauli") to physicist David Bohm offering his second and final critique of Bohm's hugely influential 1952 paper. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> WHITMAN, WALT. Autograph Manuscript Signed ("Walt Whitman"), a draft of the final lines to his final poem "A Thought of Columbus." $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> KANT, IMMANUEL. Autograph Quotation Signed ("Immanuel Kant"), from an album amicorum. <i>"Quod petis in te est, ne te quaesiveris extra."</i> $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> CLEMENS, SAMUEL LANGHORNE. Photograph Signed ("Mark Twain") and Inscribed, with the witty aphorism, "Admonitions—harvested from the wisdom of the ages: Physician, heal thyself. Patient, heel thyself." $10,000 to $15,000.
  • <b>Koller International Auctions: Books [and] Manuscripts & Autographs. June 15, 2020</b>
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> INCUNABULA -Fridolin, Stephan. <i>Schatzbehalter.</i> With 96 (including 5 repeated) full-page text woodcuts. Nürnberg, 1491.<br>€ 39 470 / 57 020
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> Kokoschka, Oskar. <i>Die Träumenden Knaben (The Dreaming Boys).</i> With 11 original lithographs. Vienne, 1908.<br>€ 35 090 / 52 630
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> Third Bessarion Master (active in Lombard in the third quarter of the 15th century). Leaf from a gradual, 1455-60.<br>€ 21 930 / 30 700
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> Picasso, Pablo - Delgado, José alias Pepe Illo. <i>La Tauromaquia o arte de torear.</i> With 26 original aquatints and 1 original etching by Picasso.<br>€ 21 930 / 35 090
    <b>Koller International Auctions: Books [and] Manuscripts & Autographs. June 15, 2020</b>
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> Linschoten, Jan Huygen van. <i>Itinerario, Voyage ofte Schipvaert naer Oost ofte Portugaels Indien…</i> Amsterdam, 1595.<br>€ 17 540 / 26 320
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> CHILDREN’S BOOKS - Meggendorfer, Lothar. <i>Nah und Fern. Ein Tierbilderbuch zum Ziehen.</i> With 8 coloured, lithographed plates.<br>€ 530 / 790
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> DANSE MACABRE - Bille, Edmond. <i>Une Danse macabre.</i> With 20 coloured woodcuts. Lausanne, 1919. Large folio.<br>€ 610 / 880
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> Dexel, Walter. A collection of 7 invitation cards from the Kunstverein Jena, each typographically designed by W. Dexel. Jena, 1924-1928. Each 10.5 x 14.8 cm.<br>€ 530 / 790