• <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.
  • <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.

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Rare Book Hub: 36 Auctions Archived, another 33 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 17 January, 36 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 5 in euros, 1 in British pounds, and 30 in US dollars.  Turnover was $14,452,797 as 11,610 lots were offered and 10,520 sold for a blistering 91% success rate.  When there are fewer auctions and fewer lots the percentage of lots sold tends to rise, confirming constant demand from week to week.  For the week ahead 33 sales are scheduled.

 

5 auctions saw total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

Heritage AuctionsFUN Currency Signature Auction - Orlando - session 4 - 6pm on January 10th: $3,158,760 
Heritage AuctionsFUN Currency Signature Auction - Orlando - session 2 - 6pm on January 9th: $2,454,919 
Heritage AuctionsFUN Currency Signature Auction - Orlando - session 1 on January 8th: $1,357,986 
Heritage AuctionsFUN World Paper Money - Session 1 on January 9th: $1,355,951 
Heritage AuctionsFUN Currency Signature Auction - Orlando - session 6 - 10am on January 13th: $1,011,208 

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

Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 1/3 on January 10th: 135.72% 
Revere AuctionsOnline Only: Fine Books, Maps, and Manuscripts on January 13th: 115.91% 
Forum AuctionsBooks and Works on Paper - Online on January 9th: 108.71% 


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

Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers20th Century Fine Art Online on January 10th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Sports Collectibles Weekly - Online bidstart 12/29 on January 12th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsComics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online on January 13th: 99.78% 
Heritage AuctionsTuesday World Currency Auction - bidstart 1/7 on January 14th: 99.53% 
Heritage AuctionsTuesday US Currency Weekly - online bidstart 1/7 on January 14th: 99.21% 
Leland Little AuctionsModern Art and Design - Prints on January 16th: 98.61% 
Brunk AuctionsBooks on January 15th: 96.61% 
Heritage AuctionsFUN Currency Signature Auction - Orlando - session 5 - 8:30pm on January 10th: 96.37% 
Heritage AuctionsFUN Currency Signature Auction - Orlando - session 7 - 10am on January 14th: 95.91% 
Heritage AuctionsFUN Currency Signature Auction - Orlando - session 6 - 10am on January 13th: 95.90% 
Heritage AuctionsFUN Currency Signature Auction - Orlando - session 4 - 6pm on January 10th: 94.47% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Movie Posters Weekly - bidstart 1/5 on January 12th: 93.62% 
Revere AuctionsOnline Only: Fine Books, Maps, and Manuscripts on January 13th: 92.87% 
Heritage AuctionsFUN World Paper Money - Session 2 on January 13th: 91.30% 
Heritage AuctionsFUN Currency Signature Auction - Orlando - session 2 - 6pm on January 9th: 89.69% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - Internet bidstart 12/27 on January 7th: 89.66% 
Forum AuctionsBooks and Works on Paper - Online on January 9th: 88.83% 
Heritage AuctionsFUN World Paper Money - Session 1 on January 9th: 88.43% 
Heritage AuctionsFUN Currency Signature Auction - Orlando - session 1 on January 8th: 88.41% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 1/3 on January 10th: 88.28% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on January 11th: 87.50% 
Winter AssociatesPrints on January 13th: 86.11% 
Heritage AuctionsFUN Currency Signature Auction - Orlando - session 3 - 1pm on January 10th: 86.10% 
University ArchivesBooks on January 16th: 85.21% 
SaffronartANTIQUARIAN BOOK AUCTION on January 16th: 84.00% 
North American Auction CompanyNew Year's Collectors Sale on January 11th: 82.19% 
Alaska AuctionSports cards, Prints, Books on January 15th: 81.82% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on January 14th: 81.82% 
PBA GalleriesArt & Illustration - Occult & Hermeticism on January 9th: 81.66% 
Alaska AuctionSports cards, Prints, Books on January 16th: 81.48% 


Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Heritage Auctions Fr. 193 $100 1863 Compound Interest Treasury Note PMG Very Fine 30 EPQ. on January 10th Actual price: USD $228,000.
  2. University Archives A. Lincoln Signed Book Formative to his Views on Slavery Later Presented and Inscribed by His Law partner Herndon with Fantastic 100 years of Provenance on January 16th Actual price: USD $175,000.
  3. Heritage Auctions Guernsey, WY - $5 1882 Brown Back Fr. 477 The First National Bank Ch. # 5295 PMG Choice Extremely Fine 45. on January 9th Actual price: USD $144,000.
  4. Heritage Auctions Minneapolis, MN - $5 Original Black Charter Number Fr. 399 The Merchants National Bank Ch. # 1830 PMG Choice Fine 15. on January 9th Actual price: USD $108,000.
  5. University Archives Abraham Lincoln Among Finest Known Signed Photo Given to Soldier, Defender of Washington, D.C. PSA Mint 10, Incredible Provenance! on January 16th Actual price: USD $75,000.
  6. Heritage Auctions Russia Russian-American Company 50 Kopeks ND (1816-1867) Pick UNL Kardakoff 53.1 PMG Choice Uncirculated 64 EPQ. on January 9th Actual price: USD $66,000.
  7. Heritage Auctions Fr. 341 $100 1880 Silver Certificate PMG Very Fine 30. on January 10th Actual price: USD $60,000.
  8. Heritage Auctions Fairbanks, AK - $5 1902 Plain Back Fr. 598 First National Bank Ch. # 7718 PMG Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ. on January 9th Actual price: USD $60,000.
  9. Heritage Auctions Fr. 1180 $20 1905 Gold Certificate PCGS Gem New 65PPQ. on January 10th Actual price: USD $57,600.
  10. Heritage Auctions Minneapolis, MN - $100 1902 Red Seal Fr. 686 The National Bank of Commerce Ch. # (M)3206 PMG Very Fine 25. on January 9th Actual price: USD $57,600.
  11. Heritage Auctions Juneau, AK - $10 1902 Plain Back Fr. 632 The First National Bank Ch. # (P)5117 PMG Choice Very Fine 35. on January 9th Actual price: USD $55,200.
  12. Heritage Auctions La Crosse, WI - $2 1875 Fr. 391 The La Crosse National Bank Ch. # 2344 PCGS Gem New 66PPQ. on January 10th Actual price: USD $52,800.
  13. Heritage Auctions Fr. 127 $20 1869 Legal Tender PMG Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ. on January 10th Actual price: USD $52,800.
  14. Heritage Auctions Fr. 2200-H* $500 1928 Federal Reserve Note. PMG Very Fine 25. on January 10th Actual price: USD $50,400.
  15. Heritage Auctions Canada Bank of Canada $20 1935 BC-9a Serial Number 8 PMG Choice Uncirculated 64. on January 9th Actual price: USD $48,000.
  16. Heritage Auctions Fr. 1 $5 1861 Demand Note PMG About Uncirculated 50 EPQ. on January 10th Actual price: USD $48,000.
  17. Heritage Auctions Stroudsburg, PA - $50 1902 Red Seal Fr. 666 The Stroudsburg National Bank Ch. # (E)3632 PCGS About New 53. on January 9th Actual price: USD $45,600.
  18. Heritage Auctions Minneapolis, MN - $50 1902 Red Seal Fr. 664 The National Bank of Commerce Ch. # (M)3206 PMG Fine 12. on January 9th Actual price: USD $45,600.
  19. Heritage Auctions Zanzibar Zanzibar Government 5 Rupees 1.1.1908 Pick 2 PMG Very Fine 25. on January 9th Actual price: USD $43,200.
  20. Heritage Auctions Philippines República Filipina 5 Pesos 1898-99 Pick A27a PCGS New 62. on January 9th Actual price: USD $43,200.
  21. Heritage Auctions Fr. 1133-K $1,000 1918 Federal Reserve Note PCGS Very Fine 35. on January 10th Actual price: USD $43,200.
  22. Heritage Auctions Fr. 2305 $20 1934A Mule Hawaii Federal Reserve Note. PMG Superb Gem Unc 67 EPQ. on January 10th Actual price: USD $40,800.
  23. University Archives Arthur Middleton and John Rutledge, Extremely Rare DS on January 16th Actual price: USD $40,625.
  24. Heritage Auctions Fr. 2011-B $10 1950A Federal Reserve Note/$1 Silver Certificate Double Denomination. PMG Choice Extremely Fine 45. on January 10th Actual price: USD $39,600.
  25. Heritage Auctions Zanzibar Zanzibar Government 10 Rupees 1.1.1908 Pick 3 PMG Choice Fine 15. on January 9th Actual price: USD $38,400.



36 total sales reported this week:

Brunk Auctions. Books on January 15th: 96.61%
Leland Little Auctions. Modern Art and Design - Prints on January 16th: 98.61%
Revere Auctions. Online Only: Fine Books, Maps, and Manuscripts on January 13th: 92.87%
Kestenbaum and Company. "K2" Online Sale: Hebrew and Judaic Printed Books on January 16th: 59.42%
Nye & Company Auctioneers. Collector's Passion Auction on January 15th: 72.46%
Saffronart. ANTIQUARIAN BOOK AUCTION on January 16th: 84.00%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on January 14th: 81.82%
Alaska Auction. Sports cards, Prints, Books on January 16th: 81.48%
University Archives. Books on January 16th: 85.21%
Heritage Auctions. Photographs Monthly Online Auction on January 15th: 66.98%
Alaska Auction. Sports cards, Prints, Books on January 15th: 81.82%
Kedem Auctions Ltd.. Online: Jewish and Israeli History, Art and Culture on January 14th: 72.41%
Winter Associates. Prints on January 13th: 86.11%
North American Auction Company. New Year's Collectors Sale on January 11th: 82.19%
PBA Galleries. Art & Illustration - Occult & Hermeticism on January 9th: 81.66%
Forum Auctions. Books and Works on Paper - Online on January 9th: 88.83%
Michaans Auctions. January Gallery Auction on January 11th: 60.53%
Heritage Auctions. FUN Currency Signature Auction - Orlando - session 7 - 10am on January 14th: 95.91%
Heritage Auctions. FUN Currency Signature Auction - Orlando - session 6 - 10am on January 13th: 95.90%
Heritage Auctions. FUN Currency Signature Auction - Orlando - session 5 - 8:30pm on January 10th: 96.37%
Heritage Auctions. FUN Currency Signature Auction - Orlando - session 4 - 6pm on January 10th: 94.47%
Heritage Auctions. FUN Currency Signature Auction - Orlando - session 3 - 1pm on January 10th: 86.10%
Heritage Auctions. FUN Currency Signature Auction - Orlando - session 2 - 6pm on January 9th: 89.69%
Heritage Auctions. FUN Currency Signature Auction - Orlando - session 1 on January 8th: 88.41%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday US Currency Weekly - online bidstart 1/7 on January 14th: 99.21%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday World Currency Auction - bidstart 1/7 on January 14th: 99.53%
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. 20th Century Fine Art Online on January 10th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. FUN World Paper Money - Session 2 on January 13th: 91.30%
Heritage Auctions. FUN World Paper Money - Session 1 on January 9th: 88.43%
Heritage Auctions. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online on January 13th: 99.78%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 1/3 on January 10th: 88.28%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - Internet bidstart 12/27 on January 7th: 89.66%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 12/27 on January 6th: 77.36%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on January 11th: 87.50%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Sports Collectibles Weekly - Online bidstart 12/29 on January 12th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Movie Posters Weekly - bidstart 1/5 on January 12th: 93.62%

 


For the week ahead 33 sales are scheduled:


Mon. Jan. 20th
Vermot de Pas. Paris. History and Regions of France. 578 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 93 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 1/10. 61 lots

Tue. Jan. 21st
Forum Auctions. London. Editions and Works on Paper. 252 lots
Il Ponte. Milan. Books and Manuscripts. 237 lots
Tooveys. West Sussex. Postcards, Cigarette Cards; Photographs, Autographs, & Ephemera. 138 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - Internet bidstart 1/10. 36 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 1/14. 912 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 1/14. 202 lots

Wed. Jan. 22nd
Forum Auctions. London. Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. 243 lots
De Baecque and Associes. Lyon. Modern Books. 310 lots
Purcell Auctioneers. Birr. Antiques and Collectables -Books and Prints, Advertising Signs. 133 lots
Tooveys. West Sussex. Prints, Maps and Posters. 99 lots
Thomson Roddick Auctioneers & Valuers. Carlisle. Antiquarian and Collectable Books Auction. 301 lots
Alaska Auction. Anchorage. Books, Prints - online only bidstart 1/7. 44 lots

Thu. Jan. 23rd
Skinner. Boston. Fine Prints and Multiples, Fine Photographs. 156 lots
Garth's Auctioneers and Appraisers. Columbus. Online Timed Only - American Historical, Political, and Collectible Ephemera. 210 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Literature and Fine Press Books. 412 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. RR Auction: The Paloger Collection of John F. Kennedy Memorabilia, Historic Photographs + Original N. 72 lots
De Baecque and Associes. Lyon. Antiquarian Books. 258 lots
One Of Kind Collectibles. Coral Gables. Rare Collectibles: Autographs, Documents, Photos, etc.. 210 lots
Alaska Auction. Anchorage. Books, Prints - online only bidstart 1/7. 52 lots

Fri. Jan. 24th
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Annual "Cabin Fever" Auction. 85 lots
Tessier & Sarrou and Associates. Paris. Antiquarian Books. 302 lots
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Norwich. Pictures and Prints. 40 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 1/17. 164 lots

Sat. Jan. 25th
Case Antiques, Inc.. Knoxville. Winter Auction. 93 lots
Potter and Potter Auctions. Chicago. Vintage Posters. 652 lots
Arader Galleries. New York City. Fine Art - Prints. 247 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 200 lots
Leland Little Auctions. Hillsborough, NC. the Winter Gallery Auction. 44 lots

Sun. Jan. 26th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 1/12. 210 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 1/17. 65 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <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.
  • <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>
  • <center><b>Firsts Online Rare Book Fair<br> 27 November to 2 December<br><br> Presented by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association</b>