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Rare Book Hub: 29 Auctions Archived, another 30 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 13 September 2019, 29 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 6 denominated in euros, 3 in British pounds, 1 in Mexican pesos, and 19 in US dollars.  Turnover was $11,014,405 as 10,114 lots were offered and 8,927 sold for an 88% success rate.  An average lot brought $1,234.

 

3 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

Heritage AuctionsLong Beach Expo U.S. Currency - Sessions 1-4 on September 6th: $3,728,396 
Heritage AuctionsLong Beach Expo World Currency - Sessions 1-2 on September 5th: $1,576,798 
SothebysMade in Britain on September 10th: $1,090,088 

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

Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPrinted Books, Maps and Documents on September 11th: 150.47% 
SothebysMade in Britain on September 10th: 124.26% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) Online bidstart 8/23 on September 2nd: 110.71% 


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

Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 9/3 on September 10th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsThe Glynn and Suzanne Crain Science Fiction Collection Online Auction on September 12th: 99.79% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 9/1 on September 8th: 99.55% 
Heritage AuctionsU.S. Currency Weekly - Internet Bidstart 9/3 on September 10th: 98.10% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 9/1 on September 8th: 96.27% 
Heritage AuctionsLong Beach Expo World Currency - Session 3 on September 9th: 94.68% 
Heritage AuctionsLong Beach Expo U.S. Currency - Sessions 1-4 on September 6th: 94.12% 
Heritage AuctionsLong Beach Expo U.S. Currency - Session 5 on September 9th: 93.85% 
Aspire AuctionsBooks, Prints - Internet bidstart 8/30 on September 7th: 93.33% 
Heritage AuctionsLong Beach Expo World Currency - Sessions 1-2 on September 5th: 92.68% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPrinted Books, Maps and Documents on September 11th: 91.95% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsSummer Magic Auction - Online only on August 17th: 91.30% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on September 7th: 91.00% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 8/30 on September 6th: 89.47% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction - online bidstart 8/11 on September 8th: 89.41% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) Online bidstart 8/23 on September 2nd: 87.69% 
SothebysMade in Britain on September 10th: 85.71% 
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Books and Works on Paper on September 5th: 84.80% 
 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Bonhams An oban yoko-e print entitled Kanagawa-oki nami-ura (Under the Wave off Kanagawa) on September 11th Actual price: USD $237,575.
  2. Sothebys KAI (H. 45; F. 64) on September 10th Actual price: USD $99,938.
  3. Bonhams An oban tate-e print entitled Shimotsuke Kurokamiyama Kirifuri no taki (The Falling Mist Waterfall at Mount Kurokami in Shimotsuke Province) on September 11th Actual price: USD $93,825.
  4. Heritage Auctions Fr. 2404* $50 1928 Gold Certificate. PMG Choice Uncirculated 63 EPQ. on September 6th Actual price: USD $90,000.
  5. Sothebys LORD GOODMAN IN HIS YELLOW PYJAMAS (H. 32; F. 68) on September 10th Actual price: USD $84,563.
  6. Heritage Auctions Palestine Palestine Currency Board 50 Pounds 30.9.1929 Pick 10b PMG Very Fine 30. on September 5th Actual price: USD $78,000.
  7. Bonhams A nagaban tate-e print entitled Tsuru matsu yuki (Cranes on Snowladen Pine) on September 11th Actual price: USD $75,075.
  8. Bonhams An oban tate-e print entitled Washu Yoshino Yoshitsune uma arai no taki (Yoshitune's Horse-washing Falls at Yoshino in Yamato Province) on September 11th Actual price: USD $75,075.
  9. Sothebys WOMAN WITH AN ARM TATTOO (F. 40) on September 10th Actual price: USD $72,263.
  10. Heritage Auctions East Africa East African Currency Board, Mombasa 1000 Shillings or 50 Pounds 15.12.1921 Pick 18 PMG About Uncirculated 53. on September 5th Actual price: USD $72,000.
  11. Heritage Auctions East Africa East African Currency Board, Mombasa 200 Shillings or 10 Pounds 15.12.1921 Pick 17 PMG Choice Uncirculated 63. on September 5th Actual price: USD $63,000.
  12. Bonhams An oban tate-e print entitled Toto Aoigaoka no taki (The Falls at Aoigaoka in the Eastern Capital) on September 11th Actual price: USD $47,575.
  13. Heritage Auctions San Francisco, CA - $10 Original National Gold Bank Note Fr. 1143 The National Gold Bank & Trust Company Ch. # 1994 PMG Very Fine 25. on September 6th Actual price: USD $43,200.
  14. Sothebys GIRL SITTING (H. 33) on September 10th Actual price: USD $43,050.
  15. Sothebys BROOKLYN BRIDGE, 1982 on September 10th Actual price: USD $43,050.
  16. Sothebys MOTHER, LOS ANGELES, DECEMBER 1982 on September 10th Actual price: USD $41,513.
  17. Heritage Auctions T15 $50 1861 PF-1 Cr. 79 PMG Choice Uncirculated 63. on September 6th Actual price: USD $38,400.
  18. Heritage Auctions Fr. 9 $10 1861 Demand Note PMG Very Fine 25. on September 6th Actual price: USD $36,000.
  19. Sothebys BELLA (H. 30; F. 31) on September 10th Actual price: USD $33,825.
  20. Heritage Auctions Lindsay, CA - $10 1902 Plain Back Fr. 627 The Lindsay NB Ch. # (P)9710 PMG Very Fine 25. on September 6th Actual price: USD $33,600.
  21. Heritage Auctions Dinuba, CA - $20 1902 Plain Back Fr. 652 The First NB Ch. # (P)9158 PMG Very Fine 20. on September 6th Actual price: USD $33,600.
  22. Heritage Auctions T1 $1,000 1861 PF-1 Cr. 1 PMG Extremely Fine 40. on September 6th Actual price: USD $31,200.
  23. Dominic Winter Book Auctions Il Decamerone on September 11th Actual price: USD $30,996.
  24. Heritage Auctions Salem, NC - $5 Original Fr. 397a The First NB Ch. # 1659 PMG Very Fine 25. on September 6th Actual price: USD $30,000.
  25. Sothebys KATE MOSS, MARRAKECH (CONTACT), 1993 on September 10th Actual price: USD $29,213.




29 total sales reported this week:

Morton Subastas. Graphic Work and Photography on September 12th: 53.74%
RR Auction. Fine Autograph and Artifact Auction - online bidstart 8/16 on September 12th: 63.52%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps and Documents on September 11th: 91.95%
Freemans. Photography and Photobooks on September 11th: 60.08%
Bonhams. Fine Japanese and Korean Art - Prints on September 11th: 63.09%
Winter Associates. Prints on September 9th: 75.00%
Heritage Auctions. The Glynn and Suzanne Crain Science Fiction Collection Online Auction on September 12th: 99.79%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on September 10th: 77.19%
Sothebys. Made in Britain on September 10th: 85.71%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 9/3 on September 10th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. U.S. Currency Weekly - Internet Bidstart 9/3 on September 10th: 98.10%
Heritage Auctions. Long Beach Expo U.S. Currency - Session 5 on September 9th: 93.85%
Heritage Auctions. Long Beach Expo World Currency - Session 3 on September 9th: 94.68%
Potter and Potter Auctions. Summer Magic Auction - Online only on August 17th: 91.30%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper on September 5th: 84.80%
Heritage Auctions. Long Beach Expo U.S. Currency - Sessions 1-4 on September 6th: 94.12%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 9/1 on September 8th: 99.55%
Heritage Auctions. Long Beach Expo World Currency - Sessions 1-2 on September 5th: 92.68%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) Online bidstart 8/23 on September 2nd: 87.69%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 9/1 on September 8th: 96.27%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction - online bidstart 8/11 on September 8th: 89.41%
Michaans Auctions. Gallery Auction - Books, Prints, Photographs on September 7th: 50.00%
Aspire Auctions. Books, Prints - Internet bidstart 8/30 on September 7th: 93.33%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on September 7th: 91.00%
Bonhams. Prints and Multiples Online - bidstart 8/28 on September 6th: 59.38%
Catawiki B. V.. Art and Photography - Online bidstart 8/30 on September 7th: 44.00%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 8/30 on September 8th: 43.75%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 8/30 on September 6th: 89.47%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - Online bidstart 8/23 on September 1st: 61.36%


For the week ahead 30 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Sep. 16th
Skinner. Marlborough. Japanese Prints online, Bidstart 9/9. 220 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 59 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 9/6. 77 lots

Tue. Sep. 17th
Sothebys. London. Prints and Multiples. 183 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. U.S. Currency Weekly - Internet Bidstart 9/10. 584 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 9/10. 237 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Forever in Fashion: Important Photographs from the Norman Parkinson Archive. 60 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Books and Old Prints. 7 lots
Bonhams. New York. The Air and Space Sale. 86 lots

Wed. Sep. 18th
Nye & Company Auctioneers. Bloomfield. Collector's Passion Auction. 61 lots
Christies. London - King Street. Prints and Multiples. 169 lots
Kedem Auctions Ltd.. Jerusalem . Judaica: Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters and Ceremonial Art. 433 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Monthly Photographs - Internet bidstart 8/28. 98 lots

Thu. Sep. 19th
Bonhams. London. Prints and Multiples. 349 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Cartography, Exploration & Voyages: The Warren Heckrotte and Margaret Gee Collection (with additions. 223 lots
Sothebys. London. Banksy Online - bidstart 9/9. 44 lots
Swann Galleries. New York. 19th & 20th Century Prints & Drawings. 505 lots
Freemans. Philadelphia. Books, Maps and Manuscripts.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. The David Hall T206 Collection Part II Sports Cards Catalog. 525 lots
Kedem Auctions Ltd.. Jerusalem . Jewish and Israeli History and Culture. 270 lots
Freemans. Philadelphia. The Collection of Victor Niederhoffer: Books and Autographs.
Alaska Auction. Anchorage. Prints. 43 lots

Fri. Sep. 20th
Ader. PARIS. Photobooks. 293 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 9/13. 131 lots

Sat. Sep. 21st
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Antiques and Accessories - Books and Prints. 62 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 200 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. Remarkable Rarities - Featuring Gangsters - bidstart 9/13. 85 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. The David and Janice Frent Collection Presidential & Political Americana, Part VI. 791 lots

Sun. Sep. 22nd
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 9/15. 179 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 9/15.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 9/15.
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 9/13. 47 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Jane Austen, <i>Pride & Prejudice,</i> 3 volumes, first edition, London, 1813. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> John Hancock, Uncommon Privateer Commission, signed as President of Continental Congress, 1777. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Frank Lloyd Wright, photograph signed & inscribed. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Abraham Lincoln, document signed conscripting troops for first national draft in U.S., 1863. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Jane Austen, <i>Sense & Sensibility,</i> 3 volumes, first edition, London, 1811. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Charles Dickens, <i>American Notes for General Circulation,</i> first edition, inscribed to Richard Henry Dana, Jr., London, 1842. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> John Maynard Keynes, <i>The General Theory of Employment, Interest & Money,</i> first edition, London, 1936. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Alexandre Raymond, <i>L’Art Islamique en Orient,</i> 2 volumes, first editions, Péra-Constantinople, 1922-24. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Igor Stravinsky, autograph musical quotation signed, 3 bars from <i>Perséphone,</i> 1936. $1,500 to $2,500.
  • <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> REGAMEY, Felix (1844-1906). Unique drawing showing Verlaine and Rimbaud in London, September 1872. €70,000 to 100,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> LABORDE, Alexandre de (1773-1842). <i>Voyage pittoresque et historique de l’Espagne.</i> Paris : 1806-1820. €20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> BOCCACE, Jean (1313-1375). <i>Il Decamerone…</i> Venise : Gabriele Giolito di Ferrari, 1542.<br>€ 12,000 to 15,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> LAMBERT, Yvon (1936). Full collection of writings from <i>Une rêverie émanée de mes loisirs.</i> Paris : 1992 - 2018. €50,000 to 70,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> JOUVE, Paul (1878-1973) -- KIPLING, Rudyard (1865-1936). <i>La Chasse de Kaa.</i> Paris : Javal & Bourdeaux, 1930. €2,000 to 3,000
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>James Bond: A Collection of<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>The Property of a Gentleman<br>11 November 2020<br>London</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | <i>Casino Royale,</i> 1953, first edition, presentation copy. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | <i>Live and Let Die,</i> 1954, first edition, presentation copy inscribed to Winston Churchill. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | <i>Moonraker,</i> 1955, first edition, presentation copy inscribed to Raymond Chandler. £70,000 to £100,000.
    <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>James Bond: A Collection of<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>The Property of a Gentleman<br>11 November 2020<br>London</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | Diamonds are Forever, [1955-56], the final revised typescript. £80,000 to £120,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | <i>The Spy Who Loved Me,</i> 1962, first edition, presentation copy to Robert Kennedy. £35,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 11:</b> FLEMING | <i>From Russia, With Love,</i> 1957, first edition. £2,000 to £3,000
  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> MACHIAVELLI, Niccolò. <i>Nicholas Machiavel's Prince. Also, The life of Castruccio Castracani of Lucca…</i> Translated by Edward Dacres. London, 1640. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> FILSON, John. <i>The Discovery, Settlement and present State of Kentucke: and An Essay towards the Topography, and Natural History of that important Country…</i> Wilmington, Del.: James Adams, 1784. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> ELUARD, Paul. <i>Un poeme dans chaque livre.</i> Paris: Louis Broder, 1956. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> LEWIS, James Otto. [<i>Aboriginal Port Folio.</i> Philadelphia: Published by the Author, 1835-1836]. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> [ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS]. BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin. [Southern Netherlands (Ghent or Bruges), c.1460]. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> MORE, Thomas, Sir. <i>The Workes ... wrytten by him in the Englysh tongue.</i> Edited by William Rastell. London, 1557. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. MORRIS, William. <i>Love is Enough.</i> Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, 1897. $5,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> LINCOLN, Abraham. Autograph endorsement signed as President (“A. Lincoln”), 24 February 1863. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> WASHINGTON, George. Address panel with autograph free frank signed ("G:o Washington"), as Commander in Chief of the Continental Army, 5 August 1777. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> GOREY, Edward. <i>The Beastly Baby.</i> N.p.: The Fantod Press, 1962. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> FROST, Robert. Photographic reproduction signed and inscribed ("Robert Frost”), to R.V. Thornton, 1955. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> GOREY, Edward. <i>The Bug Book.</i> New York: Looking Glass Library, 1959. $500 to $700.