• <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.
  • <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>Skinner Auctions <br>Fine Books & Manuscripts <i>online</i><br> November 11-17
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  • <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>M. Beckmann, <i>Fanferlieschen Schönefüßchen,</i> 1924. Est: € 10,000

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Rare Book Hub: 40 Auctions Archived, another 30 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday 4 October 2019 40 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database, 3 in Swiss francs, 13 in euros, 4 in British pounds, 1 in Mexican pesos, and 19 in US dollars.  Turnover was $18,325,919 as 10,493 were offered and 7,818 sold for a 75% success rate.

 

3 auctions saw total proceeds reach a million dollars: 


ChristiesPhotographs on October 2nd: $6,015,000 
SothebysPhotographs on October 3rd: $2,382,250 
Arader GalleriesFall Auction on September 28th: $1,775,605 

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


Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPrinted Books, Maps and Documents on October 2nd: 132.43% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPhotography: India, China, & the Far East, Documents & Ephemera on October 3rd: 117.17% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsCoin-Op and Advertising - Posters and Lithographs on September 28th: 108.93% 
Koller AuctionsOld Master Prints on September 27th: 107.99% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 9/13 on September 23rd: 107.69% 


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

EldredsThe Sipson Island Collection on September 26th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 9/22 on September 29th: 99.53% 
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 9/24 on October 1st: 98.69% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 9/22 on September 29th: 98.49% 
Heritage AuctionsU.S. Currency Weekly - Internet Bidstart 9/24 on October 1st: 98.43% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 9/22 on September 29th: 97.92% 
Arader GalleriesFall Auction on September 28th: 96.74% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsCoin-Op and Advertising - Posters and Lithographs on September 28th: 91.89% 
Doyle New YorkAmericana and Hunting Books from the Estate of Arnold "Jake" Johnson on October 1st: 90.53% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on October 1st: 85.94% 
Waverly AuctionsQuinn Book Auction on September 12th: 85.77% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPrinted Books, Maps and Documents on October 2nd: 84.88% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - internet bidstart 9/20 on September 27th: 83.75% 
University ArchivesImportant Selection of Autographed Documents, Manuscripts, Books and Photos on October 2nd: 81.67% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on September 28th: 81.00% 

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Christies Panoramic Nude, Woman with Gun, Villa d'Este, Como, 1989 on October 2nd Actual price: USD $399,000.
  2. Christies From the Radio Tower, Berlin, 1928 on October 2nd Actual price: USD $275,000.
  3. Christies Orphaned Cheetah Cubs, Mweiga, Kenya, 1968 on October 2nd Actual price: USD $250,000.
  4. Christies World-Class Black Rhino, Aberdare Forest, 1972 on October 2nd Actual price: USD $250,000.
  5. Koller Auctions 1. The life of the Virgin (1502-1511); 2. The large passion; 3. The Apocalypse. on September 27th Actual price: USD $244,300.
  6. Arader Galleries Snowy Owl, Plate 121. on September 28th Actual price: USD $237,500.
  7. Christies Large tusker (c. 150 lbs per side), Tsavo North, near hunting block 33/ Ithumber Hill on the Athi-Tiva dry river, February, 1965 on October 2nd Actual price: USD $225,000.
  8. Sothebys POLKA DOTS on October 3rd Actual price: USD $200,000.
  9. Christies Flag, after Jasper Johns, from Pictures of Pigment, 2007 on October 2nd Actual price: USD $193,750.
  10. Christies The Terminal, New York, 1893 on October 2nd Actual price: USD $187,500.
  11. Sothebys FLOYD BURROUGHS, A COTTON SHARECROPPER, HALE COUNTY, ALABAMA on October 3rd Actual price: USD $150,000.
  12. Christies Sie Kommen, Dressed and Naked, Paris, 1981 on October 2nd Actual price: USD $140,000.
  13. Christies New York City from the Empire State Building, 1931 on October 2nd Actual price: USD $125,000.
  14. Christies The Hand of Man, 1902 on October 2nd Actual price: USD $118,750.
  15. Christies Two Shells, 13S, 1927 on October 2nd Actual price: USD $118,750.
  16. Koller Auctions Schatzbehalter. Mit 96 (inklusive 5 wiederholten) ganzseitigen Textholzschnitten von Michael Wolgemut und Wilhelm Pleydenwurff. on September 24th Actual price: USD $102,500.
  17. Bonhams Six Industrial Facades on October 2nd Actual price: USD $100,075.
  18. Christies Evi as Cop, Half-Naked and Dressed, Beverly Hills, March, 1998 on October 2nd Actual price: USD $100,000.
  19. Christies Footballer, 1926 on October 2nd Actual price: USD $100,000.
  20. Sothebys TULIPS on October 3rd Actual price: USD $93,750.
  21. Christies Yves St. Laurent, Rue Aubriot, French Vogue, Paris, 1975 on October 2nd Actual price: USD $90,000.
  22. Sothebys UNTITLED (ROME) on October 3rd Actual price: USD $87,500.
  23. Sothebys MARIAN ANDERSON, CONTRALTO, NEW YORK, JUNE 30, 1955 on October 3rd Actual price: USD $87,500.
  24. Christies Giraffes in Mirage on the Taru Desert, Kenya, 1960 on October 2nd Actual price: USD $87,500.
  25. Christies AN AMERICAN OAK BOOK CABINET FROM THE PERSONAL LIBRARY OF EDWARD S. CURTIS, BUILT TO HOLD THE VOLUMES AND SUPPLEMENTAL FOLIOS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN on October 2nd Actual price: USD $87,500.



40 total sales reported this week:

Sothebys. Photographs on October 3rd: 66.19%
Bonhams. Photographs on October 2nd: 31.82%
Mirabaud-Mercier Auctioneers. Illustration - Collection of an Amateur on October 2nd: 33.60%
Morton Subastas. BOOK OF ART, LITERATURE AND MOTORING FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. DON LORENZO ZAMBRANO on October 2nd: 68.40%
Rossini. Lithographs, Fine Art Prints on October 2nd: 33.14%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps and Documents on October 2nd: 84.88%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Photography: India, China, & the Far East, Documents & Ephemera on October 3rd: 77.67%
Aguttes. Manuscripts and Autographs - Books on October 2nd: 54.39%
University Archives. Important Selection of Autographed Documents, Manuscripts, Books and Photos on October 2nd: 81.67%
Koller Auctions. Books on September 24th: 77.66%
Christies. Photographs on October 2nd: 67.89%
Artcurial. More - Prints on September 29th: 71.03%
ALDE. Ancient and XIX Century Books - Paris on October 2nd: 63.46%
Koller Auctions. Autographs on September 24th: 65.05%
Dorotheum . Modern and Contemporary Prints on October 1st: 67.77%
Waverly Auctions. Quinn Book Auction on September 12th: 85.77%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on October 1st: 85.94%
Venator and Hanstein. Books and Manuscripts on September 27th: 50.82%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 9/24 on October 1st: 98.69%
Heritage Auctions. U.S. Currency Weekly - Internet Bidstart 9/24 on October 1st: 98.43%
Kedem Auctions Ltd.. Jewish and Israeli History and Culture on September 19th: 66.67%
Kedem Auctions Ltd.. Judaica: Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters and Ceremonial Art on September 18th: 74.60%
Venator and Hanstein. Prints on September 28th: 57.71%
JellyFishTree. South African Books on September 24th: 22.73%
Charlton Hall. Great Estates and Important Collections on September 27th: 74.47%
Potter and Potter Auctions. Coin-Op and Advertising - Posters and Lithographs on September 28th: 91.89%
Eldreds. The Sipson Island Collection on September 26th: 100.00%
Koller Auctions. Old Master Prints on September 27th: 71.43%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 9/22 on September 29th: 99.53%
Forum Auctions. Forum Auctions @ Artsy: Urban Jungle on September 27th: 52.00%
Doyle New York. Americana and Hunting Books from the Estate of Arnold "Jake" Johnson on October 1st: 90.53%
Forum Auctions. Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper on September 26th: 76.02%
Arader Galleries. Fall Auction on September 28th: 96.74%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - internet bidstart 9/20 on September 27th: 83.75%
Catawiki B. V.. Cartography - Online Bidstart 9/20 on September 26th: 34.55%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 9/13 on September 23rd: 79.66%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 9/13 on September 22nd: 61.70%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on September 28th: 81.00%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 9/22 on September 29th: 97.92%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 9/22 on September 29th: 98.49%


For the week ahead 30 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Oct. 7th
Christies. Paris. Books and Rare Manuscripts. 72 lots
Cowans Auctions. Cincinnati. American History Timed Online Auction - bidstart 9/26. 364 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. October Auction - Day 4. 772 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 9/27. 53 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 70 lots

Tue. Oct. 8th
Tooveys. West Sussex. Post Cards, Cigarette and Trade Cards, Photographs and Ephemera. 111 lots
Vermot de Pas. Paris. Books and Bindings, Posters and Old Paper. 316 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - Internet bidstart 9/27. 20 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. U.S. Currency Weekly - Internet Bidstart 10/1. 619 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 10/1. 210 lots

Wed. Oct. 9th
Lyon and Turnbull. Edinburgh. Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Photographs. 473 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. MEXICAN HISTORY BOOKS AND DOCUMENTS, FROM PRE-HISPANIC TIMES TO THE FIRST REPUBLIC. 278 lots
One Of Kind Collectibles. Coral Gables. Rare Autographs,Manuscripts, Sports, Books and Photography. 230 lots
Tooveys. West Sussex. Decorative Pictures - Prints. 10 lots

Thu. Oct. 10th
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Fine Literature. 563 lots
Swann Galleries. New York. Fine Books and Manuscripts. 585 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. Fine Autographs and Artifacts - Bidstart 9/20. 995 lots

Fri. Oct. 11th
Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen. 75172 Pforzheim. , Graphics modern and ancient Arts, Antiques. 6328 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 10/4. 131 lots

Sat. Oct. 12th
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Prints and Photographs. 94 lots
Leland Little Auctions. Hillsborough, NC. October Gallery Sale - Books, Prints. 71 lots
Michaans Auctions. Alameda, CA . Gallery Auction - Books, Prints, Photographs. 48 lots
Michael Treloar. Adelaide SA. Travel and exploration, militaria, history of medicine, photographs and autographs.. 232 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 200 lots

Sun. Oct. 13th
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Prints and Photographs. 61 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 9/15. 158 lots
John McInnis Auctioneers. Amesbury. Kennedy Relations. 523 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 10/6.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 10/6.
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 10/4. 37 lots

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
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History<br>Auction London 12 November<br>On view 8 – 11 November</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London, Nov. 12:</b> Dinner plate from the British Antarctic Expedition (Terra Nova), 1910-1913, Dunn Bennett Patent. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s London, Nov. 12:</b> Hermann Schlegel, and A.H. Verster van Wulverhorst. <i>Traité de Fauconnerie.</i> Leiden and Dusseldorf, 1844-1853. £30,000 to £40,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s London, Nov. 12:</b> Pierre Joseph Redouté. Album de Redouté. Paris, [1824]. £50,000 to £60,000.
    <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History<br>Auction London 12 November<br>On view 8 – 11 November</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London, Nov. 12:</b> Jakob Christoph Trew. <i>Hortus nitidissimis omnen per annum superbiens floribus.</i> Nuremberg, 1750 [-1786]. £70,000 to £90,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s London, Nov. 12:</b> Samuel de Champlain. <i>Les voyages de la Novvelle France occidentale, dite Canada</i>. Paris, 1640. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s London, Nov. 12:</b> Levinus Vincent. <i>Wondertooneel der Nature.</i> Amsterdam, 1706-1715, two volumes bound in one. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History<br>Auction London 12 November<br>On view 8 – 11 November</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London, Nov. 12:</b> Louis Dupré. <i>Voyage a Athénes et à Constantinople.</i> Paris, 1825. £40,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s London, Nov. 12:</b> Abraham Ortelius. <i>Theatrum orbis terrarum... The Theatre of the Whole World.</i> London, 1606 (colophon: 1608). £70,000 to £100,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s London, Nov. 12:</b> <i>Description de l'Égypte.</i> Paris, 1809-1828, FIRST EDITION, 35 volumes, housed in custom mahogany cabinet. £250,000 to £350,000.
    <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History<br>Auction London 12 November<br>On view 8 – 11 November</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London, Nov. 12:</b> Giovanni Battista Belzoni. Plates illustrative of the researches and operations of G. Belzoni in Egypt and Nubia. London, 1822. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s London, Nov. 12:</b> United Arab Emirates. A collection of 218 historic photographs. [c.1901 to early 1960s.]. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s London, Nov. 12:</b> Tingqua (Guan Lianchang). A boxed set of ten albums containing 123 Chinese paintings. [Canton, c.1830]. £30,000 to £40,000.
  • <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> 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
  • <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> SMITH, CHRISTOPHER WEBB. 1793-1871. <i>Indian Ornithology.</i> [Patna, India]: 1828. $50,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DUPRÉ, LOUIS. 1789-1837. <i>Voyage à Athènes et à Constantinople, ou Collection de portraits, vues et costumes grecs et ottomans.</i> Paris: Dondey-Dupré, 1825. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> ADAMS, JOHN. Autograph Letter Signed ("J Adams"), [to Dr. Perkins?] while recovering from his small pox inoculation, [late-April, 1764]. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> AUSTEN, JANE. Autograph Letter Signed ("J. Austen"), to her sister Cassandra, 4 pp, "Thursday – after dinner," [September 16, 1813,] Henrietta St. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. 1785-1851. <i>The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories.</i> New York & Philadelphia: J.J. Audubon & J.B. Chevalier, 1840-1844. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DODWELL, EDWARD. 1767-1832. <i>Views in Greece.</i> London: Rodwell and Martin, 1821. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> JAMES, JESSE. Autograph Letter Signed ("Jesse W. James"), to Mr. Flood demanding Flood retract spurious accusations, 3 pp, June 5, 1875. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DE CORDOBA, JACOB. <i>Map of the State of Texas.</i> New York, 1866. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> ARNOLD, BENEDICT. Autograph bookseller's receipt for Dr. John Dickinson, Signed ("B. Arnold"), February 1767. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. 4 Typed Letters Signed ("A Einstein") to Cleveland E. Dodge offering early reports on the meetings of the Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> EISENHOWER, DWIGHT D. Typed Letter Signed ("Dwight D. Eisenhower") to General Henri Giraud written from a secret bunker in Gibraltar on the eve of Operation Torch, November 4 [but 6], 1942. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> Early Broadside Printing of the GADSDEN PURCHASE, Puebla, August 16, 1854. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> ALLEN, ETHAN. Autograph Letter Signed to Crevecouer during the Constitutional Debates in Congress, 2 pp, August 29, 1787. $30,000 to $50,000.