• <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
    <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> 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
    <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> 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
    <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> 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
  • <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, Utopia, 1921. Est: € 2,000

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Rare Book Hub: 39 Auctions Archived, another 43 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 27 September 2019, 39 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 10 denominated in euros, 5 in British pounds, and 24 in US dollars.  Turnover was $16,946,698 as 9,856 lots were offered and 8,325 sold for another very strong week:  85% of all lots sold.

  

For the week ahead 43 sales are scheduled.

 

8 auctions saw total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

Heritage AuctionsThe David Hall T206 Collection Part II Sports Cards Catalog on September 19th: $2,745,185 
SothebysCharles Dickens: The Lawrence Drizen Collection on September 24th: $2,389,155 
Robert Siegel GalleriesLIVE INTERNET BIDDING Outstanding Pony Express Covers from the George J. Kramer Collection on September 25th: $1,553,770 
ChristiesBanksy: I can't believe you Morons actually buy this sh*t - Online bidstart 9/11 on September 24th: $1,122,750 
Forum AuctionsEditions and Works on Paper on September 25th: $1,086,963 
Swann GalleriesPrinted and Manuscript Americana on September 26th: $1,050,601 
Leslie Hindman AuctioneersPrints and Multiples on September 26th: $1,046,068 
RR AuctionRemarkable Rarities - Featuring Gangsters - bidstart 9/13 on September 21st: $1,012,268 
 

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

Dorotheum Books and Decorative Prints on September 24th: 149.32% 
Il PonteBooks, Manuscripts and Engravings on September 24th: 133.80% 
Swann GalleriesPrinted and Manuscript Americana on September 26th: 124.66% 
ChristiesBanksy: I can't believe you Morons actually buy this sh*t - Online bidstart 9/11 on September 24th: 124.61% 
SkinnerFine Prints and Multiples, Fine Photographs on September 26th: 120.72% 


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

Heritage AuctionsThe David Hall T206 Collection Part II Sports Cards Catalog on September 19th: 100.00% 
ChristiesBanksy: I can't believe you Morons actually buy this sh*t - Online bidstart 9/11 on September 24th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 9/15 on September 22nd: 99.71% 
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 9/17 on September 24th: 99.62% 
Heritage AuctionsU.S. Currency Weekly - Internet Bidstart 9/17 on September 24th: 99.07% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 9/15 on September 22nd: 98.28% 
Alaska AuctionPrints on September 19th: 97.67% 
Robert Siegel GalleriesLIVE INTERNET BIDDING The Clovis Collection of Confederate States Illustrated Covers on September 25th: 97.66% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 9/15 on September 22nd: 97.21% 
Lancaster Mennonite Historical SocietyBook Auction on September 13th: 93.20% 
Dorotheum Globes on September 25th: 92.59% 
Heritage AuctionsThe David and Janice Frent Collection Presidential & Political Americana, Part VI on September 22nd: 90.64% 
SkinnerFine Prints and Multiples, Fine Photographs on September 26th: 90.26% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on September 24th: 90.14% 
Leslie Hindman AuctioneersPrints and Multiples on September 26th: 89.88% 
North American Auction CompanyWestern Antique & Collector Sale on September 7th: 89.66% 
Il PonteBooks, Manuscripts and Engravings on September 24th: 89.57% 
Swann GalleriesPrinted and Manuscript Americana on September 26th: 87.23% 
Trafford BooksBooks, Photos & Ephemera, Postcards, and Postage Stamps. on September 25th: 87.04% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 9/13 on September 20th: 87.02% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on September 21st: 83.50% 
ChristiesContemporary Editions - online bidstart 9/11 on September 25th: 80.18%
 
Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Heritage Auctions 1909-11 T206 Sweet Caporal 150/25 Honus Wagner PSA Authentic/Altered. on September 19th Actual price: USD $540,000.
  2. Robert Siegel Galleries The celebrated and unique "Patriotic Pony" cover to Europe-- one of the iconic items of American postal history on September 25th Actual price: USD $525,000.
  3. Christies Girl with Balloon - Colour AP (Gold) on September 24th Actual price: USD $395,250.
  4. Robert Siegel Galleries The "Black Pony"--the finer of two recorded $4.00 Black Pony Express covers on September 25th Actual price: USD $330,000.
  5. Sothebys Great Expectations. on September 24th Actual price: USD $218,750.
  6. Swann Galleries WASHINGTON'S FAMILY (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.)Records of the Dickinson & Shrewsbury salt works, including extensive slave labor correspondence. on September 26th Actual price: USD $173,000.
  7. Sothebys The Personal History of David Copperfield. on September 24th Actual price: USD $171,875.
  8. Robert Siegel Galleries The quadruple-rate Pony Express cover with $1.00 "Garter" strip-- an astonishing and unique icon of American postal history on September 25th Actual price: USD $165,000.
  9. Heritage Auctions 1909-11 T206 Ty Cobb - Ty Cobb (Portrait-Red) PSA Good 2. on September 19th Actual price: USD $156,000.
  10. Robert Siegel Galleries The famous and unique $4.00 Green Pony Express cover on September 25th Actual price: USD $150,000.
  11. Heritage Auctions Extremely Rare Ty Cobb Tobacco Tin - The Finest Example on the Planet! on September 19th Actual price: USD $144,000.
  12. Sothebys A Tale of Two Cities. on September 24th Actual price: USD $132,813.
  13. Sothebys The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. on September 24th Actual price: USD $125,000.
  14. Sothebys A Christmas Carol. In Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas. on September 24th Actual price: USD $117,188.
  15. Sothebys The Frozen Deep. A Drama in Three Acts. on September 24th Actual price: USD $109,375.
  16. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Quatre Lithographies, 1986 (the complete set of four works) on September 26th Actual price: USD $106,250.
  17. Swann Galleries Shugart family papers including documentation on the Underground Railroad. on September 26th Actual price: USD $100,000.
  18. RR Auction Pablo Picasso Signed Original Sketch on September 21st Actual price: USD $100,000.
  19. Il Ponte Biblia Sacra vulgatae editionis. on September 24th Actual price: USD $96,250.
  20. Heritage Auctions 1909-11 T206 Polar Bear Bill O'Hara (St. Louis) PSA NM 7 – Pop Two, None Higher. on September 19th Actual price: USD $96,000.
  21. Sothebys Our Mutual Friend. on September 24th Actual price: USD $93,750.
  22. Heritage Auctions 1909-11 T206 Polar Bear Ty Cobb (Red Portrait) PSA NM-MT 8 - Pop One, None Higher for Brand! on September 19th Actual price: USD $87,000.
  23. Heritage Auctions 1909-11 T206 Sweet Caporal 350/30 Eddie Plank PSA VG 3. on September 19th Actual price: USD $84,000.
  24. Sothebys Mrs. Gamp...as condensed by himself, for his Readings. With An Illustration By S. Eytinge, Jr. on September 24th Actual price: USD $78,125.
  25. Sothebys Sketches by Boz. on September 24th Actual price: USD $78,125.



39 total sales reported this week:

Skinner. Fine Prints and Multiples, Fine Photographs on September 26th: 90.26%
Nye & Company Auctioneers. Backyard Auction on September 26th: 62.86%
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Prints and Multiples on September 26th: 89.88%
PBA Galleries. Golf Books, Clubs and Memorabilia, at GHS Annual Meeting, Cleveland, OH on September 26th: 76.53%
Swann Galleries. Printed and Manuscript Americana on September 26th: 87.23%
Forum Auctions. Editions and Works on Paper on September 25th: 58.03%
Trafford Books. Books, Photos & Ephemera, Postcards, and Postage Stamps. on September 25th: 87.04%
Robert Siegel Galleries. LIVE INTERNET BIDDING The Clovis Collection of Confederate States Illustrated Covers on September 25th: 97.66%
Robert Siegel Galleries. LIVE INTERNET BIDDING Outstanding Pony Express Covers from the George J. Kramer Collection on September 25th: 78.79%
Christies. Contemporary Editions - online bidstart 9/11 on September 25th: 80.18%
Dorotheum . Globes on September 25th: 92.59%
Bonhams. Art Editions and Designs - Prints and Photographs on September 25th: 37.50%
Chiswick Auctions. Books and Works on Paper on September 25th: 76.67%
Old World Auctions. Maps and Atlases - Internet bidstart 8/28 on September 11th: 70.37%
Heritage Auctions. U.S. Currency Weekly - Internet Bidstart 9/17 on September 24th: 99.07%
Chiswick Auctions. Books and Works on Paper on August 14th: 62.07%
Bruun Rasmussen. Modern Prints and Photographs on September 25th: 54.41%
Il Ponte. Books, Manuscripts and Engravings on September 24th: 89.57%
ALDE. Italian Prints on September 24th: 60.74%
Dorotheum . Books and Decorative Prints on September 24th: 71.43%
Christies. Banksy: I can't believe you Morons actually buy this sh*t - Online bidstart 9/11 on September 24th: 100.00%
Sothebys. Charles Dickens: The Lawrence Drizen Collection on September 24th: 70.37%
RR Auction. Remarkable Rarities - Featuring Gangsters - bidstart 9/13 on September 21st: 71.76%
Eldreds. Antiques and Accessories - Books and Prints on September 21st: 56.45%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on September 24th: 90.14%
Ader. Photobooks on September 20th: 45.73%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 9/15 on September 22nd: 99.71%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 9/17 on September 24th: 99.62%
North American Auction Company. Western Antique & Collector Sale on September 7th: 89.66%
Alaska Auction. Prints on September 19th: 97.67%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 9/13 on September 20th: 87.02%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 9/6 on September 16th: 77.92%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 9/6 on September 15th: 71.43%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on September 21st: 83.50%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 9/15 on September 22nd: 98.28%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 9/15 on September 22nd: 97.21%
Heritage Auctions. The David Hall T206 Collection Part II Sports Cards Catalog on September 19th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. The David and Janice Frent Collection Presidential & Political Americana, Part VI on September 22nd: 90.64%
Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society. Book Auction on September 13th: 93.20%


For the week ahead 43 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Sep. 30th
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 64 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 9/20. 41 lots

Tue. Oct. 1st
Gonnelli Casa DAste. Firenze. Books and Graphics. 764 lots
Pandolfini. Florence . Works on Paper - Prints. 22 lots
Dorotheum . Vienna. Modern and Contemporary Prints. 242 lots
Doyle New York. New York. Americana and Hunting Books from the Estate of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. 285 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. U.S. Currency Weekly - Internet Bidstart 9/24. 510 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 9/24. 229 lots

Wed. Oct. 2nd
Bonhams. New York. Photographs. 154 lots
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Printed Books, Maps and Documents. 429 lots
Aguttes. Neuilly-sur-Seine . Manuscripts and Autographs - Books. 285 lots
Mirabaud-Mercier Auctioneers. PARIS . Illustration - Collection of an Amateur. 378 lots
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. Books and Prints. 123 lots
Purcell Auctioneers. Birr. Irish Interest Book & Ephemera Auction. 689 lots
Rossini. Paris. Lithographs, Fine Art Prints. 175 lots
ALDE. Paris. Ancient and XIX Century Books - Paris. 416 lots
Christies. New York. Photographs. 299 lots
Grays Auctioneers. Cleveland, . Prints and Books. 21 lots
University Archives. Westport. Important Selection of Autographed Documents, Manuscripts, Books and Photos. 240 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. BOOK OF ART, LITERATURE AND MOTORING FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. DON LORENZO ZAMBRANO. 269 lots

Thu. Oct. 3rd
Sothebys. New York. Photographs. 139 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper.
Potomack Company. Alexandria. Online Auction - Books, Prints. 156 lots
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Photography: India, China, & the Far East, Documents & Ephemera. 300 lots
Ader. PARIS. Letters, Manuscripts and Autographs. 123 lots

Fri. Oct. 4th
Marc van de Wiele Auctions. Brugge. Rare Books. 1139 lots
Tessier & Sarrou and Associates. Paris. Posters. 247 lots
Heritage Auctions. New York. Photographs. 311 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. October Auction - Day 1. 566 lots
Potomack Company. Alexandria. Online Auction: Robert McNamara Estate, and Diana Byfield McNamara Book Collection. 80 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 9/27. 114 lots

Sat. Oct. 5th
Morphy Auctions. Denver. Automobilia and Petroliana. 1577 lots
Case Antiques, Inc.. Knoxville. Fall Discovery Auction - Books and Prints. 61 lots
John McInnis Auctioneers. Amesbury. A Collection of Maritime Antiques - Session 1. 103 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 200 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. October Auction - Day 2. 356 lots

Sun. Oct. 6th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 9/8. 149 lots
John McInnis Auctioneers. Amesbury. A Collection of Maritime Antiques - Session 2. 31 lots
National Book Auctions. Ithaca. Books.
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. October Auction - Day 3. 621 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 9/27. 38 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 9/29.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 9/29.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 4. First printed world map to depict western Australia, 1680. Est. $7500 - $9000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 31. One of the finest celestial charts ever produced, 1708. Est. $2500 - $3250
    <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 35. Stunning French armillary sphere, 1805. Est. $4000 - $5000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 47. Speed's popular carte-a-figures map of the Americas, 1626. Est. $4750 - $6000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 110. 1960 election map of the United States, 1960. Est. $250 - $325
    <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 115.<br>Arrowsmith's large-format map used by Lewis & Clark, 1802. Est. $8000 - $10000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 359. German WWI propaganda map showing a "European brawl", 1914. Est. $1400 - $1700
    <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 380. The "Beetle" map of northern Europe, 1746. Est. $240 - $300
    <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 476. Braun & Hogenberg's first plan of Moscow, 1575. Est. $2400 - $3000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 582. The first European-printed map of China, 1584. Est. $5500 - $6500
    <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 673. Complete French atlas with 62 maps in contemporary color, 1787. Est. $2750 - $3500
    <b>Old World Auctions (Nov 13):</b> Lot 676. Finley's early and important American atlas, 1828. Est. $4500 - $5500
  • <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>Skinner Auctions <br>Fine Books & Manuscripts <i>online</i><br> November 11-17
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  • <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.