• <center><b>Firsts Online Rare Book Fair<br> 27 November to 2 December<br><br> Presented by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association</b>
  • <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>Latin and French Book of Hours, around 1490. Est: € 20,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br> P. Goos, <i>Le Grand Miroir de la Mer,</i> 1669. Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>L. Feininger, Letter with woodcuts, 1920. Est: € 25,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>Latin Bible manuscript, 12th century. Est: € 20,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>M. E. Bloch, <i>Naturgeschichte der Fische,</i> 1782-95. Est: € 40,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>M. Chagall, <i>Daphnis & Chloé,</i> 1961. Est: € 90,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>L. J. Waghenaer, <i>Speculum nauticum,</i> 1586. Est: € 180,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>P. J. de Pannemaeker, Collection of orig. watercolors, 1878-1887.<br>Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>G. Klimt, <i>Das Werk,</i> 1918.<br>Est: € 15,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br><i>Livro dos prestimonios,</i> Manuscript, 1665. Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>W. Kandinsky, <i>Klänge,</i> 1913.<br>Est: € 18,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>J. Miró in J. Cassou, <i>Vingt-deux poémes,</i> 1978. Est: € 8,000
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Music, Continental Books<br>and Medieval Manuscripts<br>24 Nov. – 1 Dec. 2020<br>Online</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b><br>F. Schubert. Autograph letter to his brother Ferdinand, 4 pages, Zseliz, 1818. £80,000 to £120,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b><br>L. v. Beethoven. Fine autograph letter to his librettist Friedrich Treitschke, about their planned opera, 1815. £70,000 to £90,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b> Hermann Hesse, Highly important series of 62 letters and postcards to Stefan Zweig, 1903-1938. £60,000 to £80,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Music, Continental Books<br>and Medieval Manuscripts<br>24 Nov. – 1 Dec. 2020<br>Online</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b> Book of Hours, Use of Reims, illuminated manuscript on vellum [France, late 15th century]. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b> Armenian gospel book, illuminated manuscript on vellum, seventeenth century, tooled calf binding. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b><br>C. Goldoni. Ten autograph letters signed to the Genoese nobleman Cristoforo Spinola, Venice 1742-1743. £7,000 to £9,000.
  • <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>December Sale<br>December 5, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> SHERBURNE, BRANTZ, and WIRGMAN. The Original Drawings of the First Modern Scientific Survey of the Patapsco River and Chesapeake Bay. $350,000 to $500,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> LAFON, Barthelemy. The Earliest Comprehensive Survey of Louisiana and its Adjacent Regions. $350,000 to $450,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> Giacomo GASTALDI. The Most Important Renaissance Wall Map of Asia Published in the 16th Century – with all four sheets having full margins. $300,000 to $400,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>December Sale<br>December 5, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> CAO, Junyi. The Most Important Map of China to Come to Market in 50 Years. One of only three known copies of the last Ming Dynasty world map. $325,000 to $375,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> ORTELIUS, Abraham. Ortelius Atlas Spanish 1588 Magnificently Rich Original Hand Color in Full. $225,000 to $350,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> An Exceptionally Fine and Historically Important Manuscript Map Showing the Origins of Texas in the 19th Century. $250,000 to $350,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>December Sale<br>December 5, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> PRICE, William and BONNER, John. Map of Boston 1769. $225,000 to $325,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> John James AUDUBON. Audubon’s Brilliant Icon, That Has Never Been Equaled for Drama. $150,000 to $250,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> Pierre-Joseph REDOUTE. Original Watercolor, Red Lily. $175,000 to $250,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>December Sale<br>December 5, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> John James AUDUBON. The Most Famous Image of a Bird in All of History. $150,000 to $200,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> Martin WALDSEEMULLER. The Finest Example in Existence of Martin Waldseemuller’s Map of the New World, with Spectacular Full Original Color. $150,000 to $200,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> GORDON, Peter. The First State of the First View of Savannah: The Template for American Urban Planning. $100,000 to $150,000.

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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><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> <i>All-Negro Comics</i> Issue #1, 1947. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Early Memoir of a Black Hairdresser, 1859. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> First Edition <i>Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, An African,</i> 1782. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Bessie Coleman Aero News Vol. 1 Issue 1, May 1930, Signed by William J. Powell. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Book of Poetry and Music by Formerly Illiterate Author Thomas Young, 1897. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Cabinet Card of 24th Infantryman, Tombstone, Arizona Territory, circa 1882. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> James Baldwin Portrait by Carl Van Vechten, 1955. $3,500 to $4,500.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> <i>The Pacific Appeal</i> Newspaper, San Francisco, 1877. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Only Known Copy <i>Spreading Joy,</i> Uplift History of African Americans in Los Angeles, 1937. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> 1940 Los Angeles <i>The Official Central Avenue District Directory.</i> $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> GRÉGOIRE, Henri (French, 1750-1831). <i>An Enquiry Concerning the Intellectual and Moral Faculties, and Literature of Negroes,</i> First American Edition, 1810. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> 1893 Indian Territory Album with Images of Tacky Grayson. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 1st<br>Antique and modern prints,<br>drawings and paintings</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 2nd<br>Photographs, autographs, musical works and manuscripts</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 3rd<br>Books from XV to XX Century</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 3rd<br>Mathematics books</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 3rd<br>Art books from Salvador Dalí<br>& others</b>
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Oscar Wilde, <i>“The secret of life is in Art,”</i> autograph quotation dated and signed, 1882. Sold for $15,600.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>Manhattan Gay Scene Guide 1969, Summer Edition,</i> Mattachine Book Service. Sold for $3,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Toyen, pen & ink illustration from <i>Marquis de Sade: Justina cili prokletí ctnosti,</i> 1932. Sold for $26,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Antonio Lopez, 9 men’s fashion studies, graphite, 1974. Sold for $6,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Harvey Milk, 2 autograph letters signed, to Pat Mormon, during US Navy service, 1954. Sold for $2,210.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Daniel Abraham, original art for <i>Stonewall Romances,</i> pen, ink & gouache, 1979. Sold for $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> David Wojnarowicz, <i>Untitled (Genet with Dog),</i> mixed media collage. Sold for $27,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Susie Gaynes & Amy E. Bartell, <i>March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights,</i> 1987. Sold for $1,188.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>Paris is Burning,</i> photo offset poster by Anne Dutlinger, signed by film director Jennie Livingston, 1991. Sold for $1,500.
  • <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Christmas Rare Books<br>& Collectors’ Sale<br>9 December 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Joyce (James), <i>Ulysses,</i> 4to, Paris: (Shakespeare & Co.) 1922, First Edn. €7,000 to €9,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Of the Utmost Rarity with Swift Association. Harward (Michael). <i>Philomath. A New Almanack for the Year of Our Lord,</i> 1666. €6,000 to €9,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> With Full Complement of Hand Coloured & Other Plates. Rosellini (Ippolito). <i>Monumenti dell Egitto e della Nubia,</i> Vols. I, II, & III Plate Volumes only. €5,000 to €7,000.
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Christmas Rare Books<br>& Collectors’ Sale<br>9 December 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> With Magnificent Hand Coloured Plates. [Bivort, Debabay, & others] <i>Annales de Pomologie,</i> 8 vols., folio, Brussels, 1853-1861. €4,000 to €6,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> With Very Fine Coloured Plates & Illustrations. Barbier (George) Vogel (Lucien) & others, <i>Gazette du Bon Ton - Arts-modes et frivolities, </i> 1914 to 1922. €4,000 to €6,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> “I have seen War... I hate War," Signed Presentation Copy to William C. Bullitt, Roosevelt (Franklin D.) August 14, 1936. €3,000 to €4,000.
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Christmas Rare Books<br>& Collectors’ Sale<br>9 December 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Victorian Hostess & Horticulturist. An Important Collection Relating to Lady Dorothy Nevill (1826-1913). €2,500 to €3,200.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Fine Original Portrait Photos of The O'Brien Ladies by Margaret Cameron. Two black and white Photos, each 8" x 10". €1,200 to €1,800.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> James Hume Nesbitt Illustrations: A collection of twelve pen and ink Drawings and Etchings intended for publication as book of illustrations for his thriller novels. €800 to €1,200.
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Christmas Rare Books<br>& Collectors’ Sale<br>9 December 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Attributed to Kitagawa Utamavo (1753-1806). A pair of attractive colourful woodblock prints, of Court Ladies in decorative robes with numerous stamps and script. €800 to €1,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Contemporaneous Notes from Captain Cook's Voyage Travel: [Anon] <i>Voyage to the South Sea by Mr. Banks, Mr. Parkinson and Dr. Solender, with Capt. Cooke,</i> a 7 page m/ss document. €700 to €1,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Very Rare First U.K. Edition with Yellow Paper Band. Herbert (Frank). <i>Dune,</i> 8vo London (Victor Gollancz Ltd.) 1966. €500 to €700.
  • <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>Live Online<br>2 December 2020</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Rackham (Arthur). 'The Skein', original pen, ink and watercolour drawing. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Vico (Giambattista). <i>Principj di una scienza nuova,</i> FIRST EDITION, Felice Mosca, Naples,1725. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> <i>Bauerkeller's New Embossed Plan of London,</i> first edition, Ackermann & Co., 1841. £1,800 to £2,200.
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>Live Online<br>2 December 2020</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Bible, English, Coverdale's Version, J. Nycolson, Southwark, [1535]. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Johnson (Samuel). <i>A Dictionary of the English Langauge,</i> 2 vol., fourth edition revised by the author, folio, 1773. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Orwell (George). <i>The Road to Wigan Pier,</i> first public edition, 8vo., Victor Gollancz, 1937. £1,500 to £2,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Rowling (J. K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> FIRST EDITION, first printing 1997. £6,000 to £8,000.