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

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Rare Book Hub: 39 Auctions Archived, another 41 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 17 July 2020, 39 recent auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 1 denominated in Swiss francs, 11 in euros, 5 in British pounds, and 22 in US dollars.  Turnover was $22,303,024 as 13,156 lots were offered and 9,964 sold for a 76% success rate.

 

 

5 auctions saw total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

 


Heritage AuctionsComics on July 11th: $8,792,582 
SothebysPhotographs from the Ginny Williams Collection on July 14th: $2,292,250 
SothebysThe Ginny Williams Collection: Part II: Photographs and Prints on July 16th: $1,909,750 
SothebysMusic, Continental Books and Medieval Manuscripts - bidstart 7/7 on July 14th: $1,132,698 
Heritage AuctionsHKINF World Paper Money Signature Auction on July 12th: $1,106,304 

 


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

Case Antiques, Inc.Summer Auction on July 12th: 169.26% 
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers20th Century, Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints on July 16th: 142.66% 
Bellmans Auctioneers and ValuersPrinted Books, Maps and Manuscripts - Live Online on July 14th: 133.21% 
SothebysThe Ginny Williams Collection: Part II: Photographs and Prints on July 16th: 119.29% 
Forum AuctionsFine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper on July 16th: 110.30% 
BonhamsPrints and Multiples Online on July 17th: 103.25% 
Catawiki B. V.Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 6/26 on July 5th: 101.83% 


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

Heritage AuctionsSports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 6/28 on July 12th: 100.00% 
Leland Little AuctionsThe July Estates Sale - Books, Prints on July 16th: 100.00% 
SothebysThe Ginny Williams Collection: Part II: Photographs and Prints on July 16th: 100.00% 
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers20th Century, Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints on July 16th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsComics on July 11th: 99.70% 
John McInnis AuctioneersMarblehead Estates on July 11th: 99.17% 
Heritage AuctionsComics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online on July 13th: 99.04% 
Heritage AuctionsHKINF World Paper Money Signature Auction on July 12th: 98.42% 
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 7/7 on July 14th: 98.32% 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters Weekly on July 12th: 96.81% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on July 11th: 96.00% 
BonhamsPrints and Multiples Online on July 17th: 91.89% 
Heritage AuctionsUS Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 7/7 on July 14th: 91.42% 
Bellmans Auctioneers and ValuersPrinted Books, Maps and Manuscripts - Live Online on July 14th: 90.24% 
Case Antiques, Inc.Summer Auction on July 12th: 89.68% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 6/26 on July 6th: 88.06% 
Forum AuctionsFine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper on July 16th: 87.29% 
Catawiki B. V.Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 6/26 on July 5th: 87.18% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 6/26 on July 8th: 86.92% 
EldredsThe July Auction on July 17th: 85.71% 
Holabird Kagin AmericanaSummer 2020 Extravaganza Sale: Part 2- Day 2 on July 11th: 84.51% 
Clars Auction GalleryFine Art - Prints on July 12th: 80.85% 

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Sothebys INTERIOR OF CHURCH TOWER AT TEPOTZOTLÁN, MEXICO on July 14th Actual price: USD $500,000.
  2. Sothebys Newton, Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica, London, 1687, contemporary vellum on July 14th Actual price: USD $472,254.
  3. Christies Olympia Büromaschinenwerke AG in Erfurt, for Heimsoeth & Rinke, 1944 on July 16th Actual price: USD $437,705.
  4. Sothebys DUNES, OCEANO on July 14th Actual price: USD $375,000.
  5. Heritage Auctions Superman #1 (DC, 1939) CGC VG/FN 5.0 Off-white pages. on July 11th Actual price: USD $360,000.
  6. Forum Auctions Cosmographia on July 16th Actual price: USD $291,488.
  7. Sothebys 'IN SEARCH OF TIMES PAST' on July 14th Actual price: USD $162,500.
  8. Heritage Auctions Brian Bolland Batman: The Killing Joke Story Page 2 Original Art (DC, 1988). on July 11th Actual price: USD $156,000.
  9. Heritage Auctions Jack Kirby and Paul Reinman X-Men #4 Splash Page Original Art (Marvel, 1964). on July 11th Actual price: USD $132,000.
  10. Heritage Auctions Wonder Woman #1 (DC, 1942) CGC VF 8.0 White pages. on July 11th Actual price: USD $120,000.
  11. Sothebys 'FABRIKHALLEN' on July 14th Actual price: USD $118,750.
  12. Heritage Auctions Super Mario Bros. - Wata 9.4 A+ Sealed [Hangtab, 3 Code, Mid-Production], NES Nintendo 1985 USA. on July 11th Actual price: USD $114,000.
  13. Heritage Auctions Jack Kirby and Joe Sinnott Fantastic Four #95 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1970). on July 11th Actual price: USD $114,000.
  14. Sothebys YAYOI KUSAMA | SEASON CHERRY on July 16th Actual price: USD $106,250.
  15. Sothebys LISA LYON on July 14th Actual price: USD $106,250.
  16. Sothebys 'BLAST FURNACE HEADS B' on July 14th Actual price: USD $100,000.
  17. Heritage Auctions Tales of Suspense #39 (Marvel, 1963) CGC NM 9.4 Off-white to white pages. on July 11th Actual price: USD $99,000.
  18. Heritage Auctions Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers Strange Tales #101 Pages 2-3 Fantastic Four Origin Recap Original Art (Marvel, 1962). on July 11th Actual price: USD $96,000.
  19. Christies Autograph manuscript, seven pages of annotated design drawings for his lightbulb and related inventions, initialled ("TAE") and dated in pencil three times, on July 16th Actual price: USD $94,537.
  20. Tajan RECUEIL DE QUATRE–VINGT CINQ ESTAMPES ORIGINALES on July 8th Actual price: USD $94,056.
  21. Sothebys 20.5.92 on July 14th Actual price: USD $93,750.
  22. Heritage Auctions Pokémon Super Secret Battle "No. 1 Trainer" Trainer Promo Hologram Trading Card (1999) PSA Gem MT 10. on July 11th Actual price: USD $90,000.
  23. Heritage Auctions Captain America Comics #1 (Timely, 1941) CGC VG- 3.5 Off-white to white pages. on July 11th Actual price: USD $90,000.
  24. Heritage Auctions Sega Pluto-02 Console Prototype - Sega (c. 1995 - 1996). on July 11th Actual price: USD $84,000.
  25. Sothebys MICHAL ROVNER | BORDER NO. 1 on July 16th Actual price: USD $81,250.


5 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars:

Heritage Auctions. Comics on July 11th: $8,792,582
Sothebys. Photographs from the Ginny Williams Collection on July 14th: $2,292,250
Sothebys. The Ginny Williams Collection: Part II: Photographs and Prints on July 16th: $1,909,750
Sothebys. Music, Continental Books and Medieval Manuscripts - bidstart 7/7 on July 14th: $1,132,698
Heritage Auctions. HKINF World Paper Money Signature Auction on July 12th: $1,106,304

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

Case Antiques, Inc.. Summer Auction on July 12th: 169.26%
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. 20th Century, Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints on July 16th: 142.66%
Bellmans Auctioneers and Valuers. Printed Books, Maps and Manuscripts - Live Online on July 14th: 133.21%
Sothebys. The Ginny Williams Collection: Part II: Photographs and Prints on July 16th: 119.29%
Forum Auctions. Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper on July 16th: 110.30%
Bonhams. Prints and Multiples Online on July 17th: 103.25%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 6/26 on July 5th: 101.83%


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

Heritage Auctions. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 6/28 on July 12th: 100.00%
Leland Little Auctions. The July Estates Sale - Books, Prints on July 16th: 100.00%
Sothebys. The Ginny Williams Collection: Part II: Photographs and Prints on July 16th: 100.00%
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. 20th Century, Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints on July 16th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Comics on July 11th: 99.70%
John McInnis Auctioneers. Marblehead Estates on July 11th: 99.17%
Heritage Auctions. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online on July 13th: 99.04%
Heritage Auctions. HKINF World Paper Money Signature Auction on July 12th: 98.42%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 7/7 on July 14th: 98.32%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters Weekly on July 12th: 96.81%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on July 11th: 96.00%
Bonhams. Prints and Multiples Online on July 17th: 91.89%
Heritage Auctions. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 7/7 on July 14th: 91.42%
Bellmans Auctioneers and Valuers. Printed Books, Maps and Manuscripts - Live Online on July 14th: 90.24%
Case Antiques, Inc.. Summer Auction on July 12th: 89.68%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 6/26 on July 6th: 88.06%
Forum Auctions. Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper on July 16th: 87.29%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 6/26 on July 5th: 87.18%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 6/26 on July 8th: 86.92%
Eldreds. The July Auction on July 17th: 85.71%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Summer 2020 Extravaganza Sale: Part 2- Day 2 on July 11th: 84.51%
Clars Auction Gallery. Fine Art - Prints on July 12th: 80.85%


39 total sales reported this week:

Tessier & Sarrou and Associates. Online Posters on July 17th: 71.79%
Eldreds. The July Auction on July 17th: 85.71%
Bonhams. Prints and Multiples Online on July 17th: 91.89%
Swann Galleries. Illustration Art on July 16th: 68.80%
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. 20th Century, Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints on July 16th: 100.00%
Sothebys. The Ginny Williams Collection: Part II: Photographs and Prints on July 16th: 100.00%
Sothebys. Magnificent Nudes: Iconic Photographs from Distinguished Private Collections - bidstart 7/9 on July 16th: 51.92%
Leland Little Auctions. The July Estates Sale - Books, Prints on July 16th: 100.00%
RR Auction. Science and Technology, and Space Exploration - bidstart 7/9 on July 16th: 61.76%
Forum Auctions. Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper on July 16th: 87.29%
Christies. On the shoulders of Giants - Online bidstart 6/24 on July 16th: 72.41%
Tajan. Prints and Illustrated Books on July 8th: 38.70%
Sothebys. The Collection of a Connoiseur: History in Manuscript - bidstart 7/8 on July 15th: 76.47%
Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers. The Collector's Sale - Timed Auction on July 15th: 57.64%
Bonhams. Music Memorabilia - bidstart 7/1 on July 15th: 59.04%
Sothebys. Photographs from the Ginny Williams Collection on July 14th: 75.53%
Sothebys. Music, Continental Books and Medieval Manuscripts - bidstart 7/7 on July 14th: 59.28%
Bellmans Auctioneers and Valuers. Printed Books, Maps and Manuscripts - Live Online on July 14th: 90.24%
Heritage Auctions. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 7/7 on July 14th: 91.42%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 7/7 on July 14th: 98.32%
Koller Auctions. Photography on July 8th: 65.63%
Case Antiques, Inc.. Summer Auction on July 12th: 89.68%
Heritage Auctions. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online on July 13th: 99.04%
Heritage Auctions. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 6/28 on July 12th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. HKINF World Paper Money Signature Auction on July 12th: 98.42%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters Weekly on July 12th: 96.81%
Heritage Auctions. Comics on July 11th: 99.70%
Tessier & Sarrou and Associates. Comics on June 20th: 76.45%
Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen. Books, Graphics modern and ancient Arts, Antiques on July 4th: 47.29%
Clars Auction Gallery. Fine Art - Prints on July 12th: 80.85%
John McInnis Auctioneers. Marblehead Estates on July 11th: 99.17%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Summer 2020 Extravaganza Sale: Part 2- Day 3 on July 12th: 71.70%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Summer 2020 Extravaganza Sale: Part 2- Day 2 on July 11th: 84.51%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on July 11th: 96.00%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 7/3 on July 10th: 77.14%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 6/26 on July 8th: 86.92%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - Internet bidstart 6/26 on July 7th: 75.00%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 6/26 on July 6th: 88.06%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 6/26 on July 5th: 87.18%


For the week ahead 41 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Jul. 20th
Winner's Auctions Ltd. Jerusalem. Rare Manuscripts, Rabbinical & Admors Letters, Seforim & Amulets. 121 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 1/24. 50 lots
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. Contemporary Art - Photographs, Old and Modern Prints. 85 lots

Tue. Jul. 21st
ALDE. Paris. Ancient and 19th Century Books. 354 lots
Zisska and Lacher. Munich. Books, Works on Paper. 2448 lots
Il Ponte. Milan. Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints and Photographs. 38 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Editions and Works on Paper.
Sothebys. New York. Fine Books and Manuscripts, including The Eric C. Caren Collection - bidstart 7/6. 164 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 7/14. 601 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 7/14. 147 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Books and Documents - Collection and Library Backal. 250 lots
Kestenbaum and Company. Brooklyn. Fine Judaica: including Printed Books, Manuscripts, Graphic and Ceremonial Art. 193 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - Internet bidstart 9/27. 29 lots
Winner's Auctions Ltd. Jerusalem. Unlimited Sale 122 Part 2. 169 lots
Tessier & Sarrou and Associates. Paris. Fine Art - Prints. 37 lots
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Chadds Ford, PA . Variety Auction. 26 lots

Wed. Jul. 22nd
Il Ponte. Milan. Photographs. 161 lots
Chorley's. Gloucestershire. Fine Art - Prints, and Books. 163 lots
Grays Auctioneers. Cleveland, . Entertainment and Transportation Collectibles - bidstart 7/3. 52 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 3/20. 140 lots

Thu. Jul. 23rd
Copley Fine Art Auctions. Boston. The Sporting Sale. 42 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Fine and Rare Books. 252 lots
Profiles in History. Calabasas Hills. The Howard Hughes Auction. 152 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. Olympic Memorabilia - online bidstart 7/17. 36 lots
Alaska Auction. Anchorage. Books, Prints. 37 lots
Tooveys. West Sussex. Prints, Maps and Posters. 192 lots

Fri. Jul. 24th
Sothebys. New York. Picasso Prints (and Ceramics) Online - bidstart 7/13. 46 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 7/17. 88 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 7/17. 151 lots

Sat. Jul. 25th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters. 683 lots
Potter and Potter Auctions. Chicago. The Magic Collection of Jim Rawlins - Part 4. 186 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 200 lots
Arader Galleries. New York City. Summer Auction. 291 lots
Michaans Auctions. Alameda, CA . July Gallery Auction. 44 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Weekly Timed Auction - Books, Prints. 76 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Photography. 101 lots

Sun. Jul. 26th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters Weekly.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 7/12. 186 lots
Carlsen Gallery. Greenville, NY. Summer Potpourri. 26 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 7/26. 36 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>English Literature, History, Science,<br>Children’s Books and Illustrations<br>1 – 8 December, 2020</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 1-8 Dec.:</b> JAMES OF MILAN | <i>Pricking of love,</i> illuminated manuscript in Middle English [England, fifteenth century]. £60,000 to £80,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 1-8 Dec.:</b> BEARDSLEY | <i>The Toilet of Helen,</i> original ink drawing for Savoy, 1895. £30,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 1-8 Dec.:</b> DICKENS | <i>A Christmas Carol,</i> 1844, seventh edition, presentation copy inscribed by the author. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>English Literature, History, Science,<br>Children’s Books and Illustrations<br>1 – 8 December, 2020</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 1-8 Dec.:</b> DARWIN | <i>For Private Distribution... Extracts from Letters addressed to Professor Henslow...,</i> 1835, original wrappers. £70,000 to £90,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 1-8 Dec.:</b> DEFOE | Autograph manuscript poem, 'Resignation', 1708. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 1-8 Dec.:</b> GRAHAME | <i>The Wind in the Willows,</i> 1908, first edition, dust-jacket. £12,000 to £16,000.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Livres et Manuscrits<br>7 – 15 December, 2020</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 7 – 15 Dec.:</b> [RELIURE BRODÉE]. <i>Horae beatissimae...</i> Anvers, 1570. Reliure brodée de la Renaissance aux armes du duc d'Anjou. €50,000 to €70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 7 – 15 Dec.:</b> ARTOIS, comte d', futur Charles X. 75 lettres autographes au comte de Vaudreuil entre 1792 et 1804. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 7 – 15 Dec.:</b> [Pascal, Blaise]. <i>Lettres de A. Dettonville ...</i> Paris, 1658-1659. Rarissime édition originale en reliure de l'époque. €30,000 to €50,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Livres et Manuscrits<br>7 – 15 December, 2020</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 7 – 15 Dec.:</b> Aragon, Louis. Ens. de 8 ouvrages avec envois à Jacques Lacan, dont "Blanche et l'oubli", 1967, sur grand papier. €2,000 to €3,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 7 – 15 Dec.:</b> Fermat, Pierre de. <i>Varia opera mathematica.</i> Toulouse,1679. Petit in-folio. Edition originale. De la bibliothèque de Jacques Lacan. €6,000 to €8,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 7 – 15 Dec.:</b> Leduc, Violette. <i>La Bâtarde.</i> 1958-1963. Important manuscrit autographe, premier jet. 20 cahiers, env 2048 p. ms. €40,000 to €60,000.
  • <b>ANZAAB Joint Catalogue:</b> BULLER, Walter Lawry. <i>A HISTORY OF THE BIRDS OF NEW ZEALAND.</i> London, Van Voorst, 1873. Special De-Luxe edition of this already rare work.
    <b>ANZAAB Joint Catalogue:</b> GIBBS, May. <i>Gum-Nut Babies.</i> Sydney: Angus and Robertson, Ca. 1918.
    <b>ANZAAB Joint Catalogue:</b> SWIFT, Jonathan. <i>TRAVELS INTO SEVERAL REMOTE NATIONS OF THE WORLD.</i> London: Printed for Benj.Motte. 1727.
    <b>ANZAAB Joint Catalogue:</b> JUKES, Joseph Beete. <i>NARRATIVE OF THE SURVEYING VOYAGE OF H.M.S. FLY…</i> London: T. & W. Boone, 1847. First Edition.
    <b>ANZAAB Joint Catalogue:</b> <i>SOMERVILLE, E OE. IN THE VINE COUNTRY.</i> London: W H Allen & Co Limited, 1893.
    <b>ANZAAB Joint Catalogue:</b> MAWE, John. <i>The voyager’s companion, or shell collector’s pilot.</i> London : 1825. Rare.
    <b>ANZAAB Joint Catalogue:</b> PARKINSON, John. <i>Theatrum Botanicum, The Theater of Plants…</i> London, Thomas Cotes, 1640.
    <b>ANZAAB Joint Catalogue:</b> c. 1150 decorated MONASTIC MISSAL LEAF, Southern Germany/Austria.
    <b>ANZAAB Joint Catalogue:</b> LEGGE, Captain W. Vincent. <i>A HISTORY OF THE BIRDS OF CEYLON.</i> London, The Author, 1880.
    <b>ANZAAB Joint Catalogue:</b> AUNT HANNAH. <i>SOME ADVENTURES IN THE LIFE OF A COCKATOO.</i> Published in New York by R. Shugg and Co., 1872.
  • <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Christmas Rare Books<br>& Collectors’ Sale<br>9 & 10 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 & 10 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 & 10 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 & 10 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.
  • <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>