• <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts,<br>Including Selections from the Collection of Barbara and Ira Lipman<br>16 December 2020</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 16:</b> Darwin, Charles | First edition of Darwin's <i>On the Origin of Species,</i> "the most important single work in science." $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 16:</b> Whitman, Walt | "I see and hear the whole." $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 16:</b> Smith, Adam | "... led by an invisible hand..." $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 16:</b> Hamilton, Alexander, James Madison, and John Jay | First edition of the most important work of American political thought. $170,000 to $200,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts,<br>Including Selections from the Collection of Barbara and Ira Lipman<br>16 December 2020</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 16:</b> [Richards, Keith] | [Richard, Keith]. Trial Transcript of Keith Richards' infamous heroin bust. Toronto, Ontario: New Court House, 23-24 October, 1978. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 16:</b> Sauthier, Claude Joseph, and William Faden | A rare Revolutionary War plan of the Battle of White Plains. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 16:</b> Gould, John | A very fine, inscribed copy. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 16:</b> Potter, Beatrix | A splendid iconic drawing of Peter Rabbit. $40,000 to $60,000.
  • <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> 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.

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Rare Book Hub: 37 Auctions Archived, Another 36 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 24 July 2020, 37 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 1 denominated in Swiss francs, 10 in euros, 3 in British pounds, 2 in Mexican pesos, and 21 in US dollars.  Turnover was $5,768,929 as 6,307 lots were offered and 5,096 sold for a robust 81% rate of sale.  Felicitations!

  

1 auction saw total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

Forum AuctionsEditions and Works on Paper on July 21st: $1,266,691 

 


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


Il PonteModern and Contemporary Art - Prints and Photographs on July 21st: 394.99% 
Grays AuctioneersEntertainment and Transportation Collectibles - bidstart 7/3 on July 22nd: 182.12% 
Profiles in HistoryThe Howard Hughes Auction on July 23rd: 176.91% 
Chorley'sFine Art - Prints and Books on July 22nd: 130.25% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 3/20 on July 15th: 129.19% 
Koller AuctionsOnline Prints and Multiples - Prints on July 9th: 112.05% 
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 7/14 on July 21st: 107.07% 


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

Copley Fine Art AuctionsThe Sporting Sale on July 23rd: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 7/5 on July 19th: 100.00% 
Alaska AuctionBooks, Prints on July 23rd: 100.00% 
Chorley'sFine Art - Prints and Books on July 22nd: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsComics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online on July 20th: 99.47% 
Heritage AuctionsUS Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 7/14 on July 21st: 99.33% 
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 7/14 on July 21st: 98.64% 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters Weekly on July 19th: 98.01% 
Il PonteModern and Contemporary Art - Prints and Photographs on July 21st: 97.37% 
Grays AuctioneersEntertainment and Transportation Collectibles - bidstart 7/3 on July 22nd: 96.15% 
Profiles in HistoryThe Howard Hughes Auction on July 23rd: 94.74% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 3/20 on July 15th: 92.67% 
William H. Bunch Auctions and AppraisalsVariety Auction on July 21st: 92.31% 
Koller AuctionsOnline Prints and Multiples - Prints on July 9th: 91.43% 
Thomaston Place Auction GalleriesSummer's Bounty #1, Day 1 on July 18th: 89.19% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on July 18th: 88.50% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - Internet bidstart 7/3 on July 14th: 87.50% 
Thomaston Place Auction GalleriesSummer's Bounty #1, Day 2 on July 19th: 87.50% 
Catawiki B. V.Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 7/3 on July 12th: 86.84% 
Winner's Auctions LtdRare Manuscripts, Rabbinical & Admors Letters, Seforim & Amulets on July 20th: 85.12% 
Nadeau's Auction GalleryBooks, Prints on July 18th: 84.21% 

  

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Profiles in History Zoë Mozert original poster artwork of Jane Russell for The Outlaw. on July 23rd Actual price: USD $166,400.
  2. Forum Auctions Banksy (b.1974) Love is in the Air (Flower Thrower) on July 21st Actual price: USD $95,643.
  3. Sothebys Autograph manuscript fragment from Washington's undelivered first Inaugural Address on July 21st Actual price: USD $81,250.
  4. Forum Auctions Banksy (b.1974) No Ball Games (Green) on July 21st Actual price: USD $76,856.
  5. Profiles in History Washington, George. Historic autograph letter signed as Commander of the Continental Army. on July 23rd Actual price: USD $70,400.
  6. Forum Auctions Banksy (b.1974) Laugh Now on July 21st Actual price: USD $64,900.
  7. Sothebys QUATRE SUJETS POUR LA BARRE D'APPUI (BLOCH 295A; BAER 607; SEE CRAMER BOOKS 26) on July 24th Actual price: USD $62,500.
  8. Sothebys Autograph letter signed ("Go: Washington") as Continental Commander to Bryan Fairfax, hoping for good news regarding the peace negotiations to end the Revolutionary War—not knowing the preliminary articles of peace had been signed two weeks earlier on July 21st Actual price: USD $60,000.
  9. Forum Auctions Julian Opie (b.1958) This is Shahnoza (Cristea 58-62) on July 21st Actual price: USD $54,653.
  10. Sothebys PORTRAIT DE JACQUELINE AU CHAPEAU DE PAILLE FLEURI (FEMME AU CHAPEAU À FLEURS) (B. 1075; BA. 1322) on July 24th Actual price: USD $50,000.
  11. Forum Auctions Banksy (b.1974) Get out while you can on July 21st Actual price: USD $47,821.
  12. Forum Auctions Banksy (b.1974) Rude Copper on July 21st Actual price: USD $47,821.
  13. Forum Auctions Banksy & Various Artists Pax Britannica: A Hellish Peace on July 21st Actual price: USD $44,406.
  14. Profiles in History Howard Hughes (55+) personal handwritten love letters, notes and postcards from Katharine Hepburn. on July 23rd Actual price: USD $43,400.
  15. Forum Auctions Banksy (b.1974) Bomb Love (Bomb Hugger) on July 21st Actual price: USD $42,698.
  16. Profiles in History Lenin, Vladimir Ilyich. Rare and important autograph letter signed ('N. Lenin'), 1 November 1911. on July 23rd Actual price: USD $40,300.
  17. Profiles in History Eisenhower, Dwight D. Extraordinary typed letter signed as Supreme Allied Commander. on July 23rd Actual price: USD $40,300.
  18. Sothebys House Calendar No. 61, 116th Congress, 1st Session, H. RES 755 [Report No. 116-346], Impeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors. on July 21st Actual price: USD $37,500.
  19. Sothebys DEUX FEMMES AVEC UN VASE À FLEURS (B. 915; BA. 1239) on July 24th Actual price: USD $35,000.
  20. Winner's Auctions Ltd Discovery: Practical Kabbalah Handwritten by Rabbi Moshe Mizrachi. Damascus, 1628 on July 20th Actual price: USD $34,160.
  21. Forum Auctions Bridget Riley Untitled (Fragment 2) (Schubert 5b) on July 21st Actual price: USD $34,158.
  22. Sothebys Bible in Latin. on July 21st Actual price: USD $32,500.
  23. Forum Auctions Banksy (b.1974) Morons on July 21st Actual price: USD $32,450.
  24. Forum Auctions Yayoi Kusama (b.1929) Pumpkin 2000 (Yellow) (Kusama 298) on July 21st Actual price: USD $31,482.
  25. Sothebys PETIT BUSTE DE FEMME (PORTRAIT DE JACQUELINE EN ROBE IMPRIMÉE) (B. 1082; BA. 1300) on July 24th Actual price: USD $31,250.



37 total sales reported this week:

Copley Fine Art Auctions. The Sporting Sale on July 23rd: 100.00%
Sothebys. Picasso Prints (and Ceramics) Online - bidstart 7/13 on July 24th: 69.57%
Profiles in History. The Howard Hughes Auction on July 23rd: 94.74%
Tooveys. Prints, Maps and Posters on July 23rd: 75.00%
RR Auction. Olympic Memorabilia - online bidstart 7/17 on July 23rd: 41.67%
PBA Galleries. Fine and Rare Books on July 23rd: 69.44%
Alaska Auction. Books, Prints on July 23rd: 100.00%
Sothebys. Fine Books and Manuscripts, including The Eric C. Caren Collection - bidstart 7/6 on July 21st: 58.54%
Il Ponte. Photographs on July 22nd: 52.80%
Chorley's. Fine Art - Prints and Books on July 22nd: 100.00%
Grays Auctioneers. Entertainment and Transportation Collectibles - bidstart 7/3 on July 22nd: 96.15%
Heritage Auctions. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 7/14 on July 21st: 99.33%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 7/14 on July 21st: 98.64%
Winner's Auctions Ltd. Unlimited Sale 122 Part 2 on July 21st: 71.60%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Variety Auction on July 21st: 92.31%
Morton Subastas. Books and Documents - Collection and Library Backal on July 21st: 32.80%
Kestenbaum and Company. Fine Judaica: including Printed Books, Manuscripts, Graphic and Ceremonial Art on July 21st: 53.89%
Il Ponte. Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints and Photographs on July 21st: 97.37%
Forum Auctions. Editions and Works on Paper on July 21st: 60.52%
ALDE. Ancient and 19th Century Books on July 21st: 57.06%
Winner's Auctions Ltd. Rare Manuscripts, Rabbinical & Admors Letters, Seforim & Amulets on July 20th: 85.12%
Binoche et Giquello. Contemporary Art - Photographs, Old and Modern Prints on July 20th: 41.18%
Heritage Auctions. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online on July 20th: 99.47%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters Weekly on July 19th: 98.01%
Heritage Auctions. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 7/5 on July 19th: 100.00%
Thomaston Place Auction Galleries. Summer's Bounty #1, Day 2 on July 19th: 87.50%
Thomaston Place Auction Galleries. Summer's Bounty #1, Day 1 on July 18th: 89.19%
Nadeau's Auction Gallery. Books, Prints on July 18th: 84.21%
Morton Subastas. Opportunity - Books, Prints on July 18th: 71.64%
Koller Auctions. Online Prints and Multiples - Prints on July 9th: 91.43%
Finarte. Recollections: Modern and Contemporary Art's Books and Documents on July 16th: 65.43%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on July 18th: 88.50%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 7/10 on July 17th: 74.67%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 3/20 on July 15th: 92.67%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - Internet bidstart 7/3 on July 14th: 87.50%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 7/3 on July 13th: 78.18%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 7/3 on July 12th: 86.84%

 


For the week ahead 36 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Jul. 27th
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 79 lots
John McInnis Auctioneers. Amesbury. The Billie and Dottie Haughton Online Auction. 26 lots
Winter Associates. Plainville, CT . Prints, Books. 11 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 7/17. 51 lots

Tue. Jul. 28th
Sothebys. London. The Library of a Greek Bibliophile: Travel Books, Aldines and an Important Qur’an. 119 lots
Sothebys. London. Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History. 236 lots
Sothebys. New York. Legends, Landscapes, and Lovelies - bidstart 7/22. 58 lots
Sothebys. New York. Contemporary Prints and Multiples - bidstart 7/1/. 80 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 7/21. 493 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 7/21. 145 lots
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Chadds Ford, PA . Eclectic Variety - Books, Prints. 46 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - Internet bidstart 7/17. 35 lots

Wed. Jul. 29th
Purcell Auctioneers. Birr. Auction Of Irish Interest Books, Maps, Posters, Interesting Ephemera Etc. To Include An Entire Colle. 614 lots
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Travel, Atlases and Maps, Autographs and Documents. 428 lots
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Lee's Summit . Online Only: Railroad Travel Ephemera, China and Books. 335 lots
Rago Arts and Auctions. Lambertville. Living Contemporary. 41 lots

Thu. Jul. 30th
Christies. London - King Street. Valuable Books and Manuscripts - bidstart 7/9. 201 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Online only: Books and Works on Paper. 296 lots
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Fine Art, etc. - Old Master Prints. 133 lots
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Summer Sale - signs, prints, books. 23 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Literature & Books in All Fields: Timed Online Auction - No Reserve - bidstart 7/20. 201 lots
Swann Galleries. New York. Fine Books and Manuscripts. 451 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Summer Sports Card Catalogue Auction. 2182 lots
Christies. New York. Contemporary Edition - Online bidstart 7/16. 134 lots

Fri. Jul. 31st
Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society. Lancaster. Books - March 13 Sale Postponed - Bid online by 7/31. 400 lots
Brunk Auctions. Asheville, NC . Premier and Emporium Auctions. 139 lots
Jeschke van Vliet Auctions Berlin GmbH. Berlin-Schoneberg. Valuable Books, Photographs, Prints. 1682 lots
Chiswick Auctions. London. Autographs and Memorabilia. 374 lots
Chiswick Auctions. London. Books & Works on Paper including Aviation & Transport. 355 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Aberon Collection of Virginia Obsolete Banknotes - Online. 464 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Cartography - Online Bidstart 7/24. 42 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 7/24. 157 lots

Sat. Aug. 1st
North American Auction Company. Bozeman. Old West and American Indian - Online Sale. 138 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 200 lots

Sun. Aug. 2nd
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 7/19. 182 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 7/24. 31 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <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.
  • <center><b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions<br>Rare Autographs,<br>Manuscripts and Books<br>Accepting bids<br>Now until December 17</b>
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> Thomas Jefferson (wants to bring his private French chef to Monticello.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> Amazing Marilyn Monroe Signed 1953 Glamour Photo.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> Albert Einstein "refugee intellectuals of the Hitler persecution."
    <center><b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions<br>Rare Autographs,<br>Manuscripts and Books<br>Accepting bids<br>Now until December 17</b>
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> Man Ray Photographs (1935) signed to Sister.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> John Hancock Signed Document.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> <i>Liber Scriptorum;</i> Signed Stories by Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt and Carnegie as well as 106 other authors! Limited to 251 Copies.
    <center><b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions<br>Rare Autographs,<br>Manuscripts and Books<br>Accepting bids<br>Now until December 17</b>
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> Historically Important Winfield Scott letter.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> Buddy Holly signed "AMERICA'S GREATEST TEEN-AGE RECORDING STARS" PROGRAM.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> Benedict Arnold autograph receipt signed in the text.
    <center><b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions<br>Rare Autographs,<br>Manuscripts and Books<br>Accepting bids<br>Now until December 17</b>
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> (Michael Curtiz) Amazing archives of 22 letters Written by John Wayne, Ronald Reagan, Ingrid Bergman. Olivia De Havilland, Bing Crosby.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> GIUSEPPE VERDI SIGNED PHOTO.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> Very Rare Jonathan Swift Autograph (Gulliver's Travels).
  • <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 Dec 17:</b> Bernardus Sylvanus, one of the earliest printed maps of the New World, woodcut, Venice, 1511. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Johannes Blaeu, <i>Nova et Accuratissima Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula,</i> Amsterdam, 1662. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Emanuel Bowen & John Gibson, <i>Atlas Minimus,</i> miniature atlas, London, 1758. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Henry Andrews, <i>The Botanist's Repository for New & Rare Plants,</i> London, 1797-1815. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> John James Audubon, <i>Night Heron or Qua Bird, Plate CCXXXVI,</i> hand-colored aquatint, 1835. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Basilius Besler, group of 30 folio engravings, <i>Hortus Eystettensis,</i> Eichstatt, 1613. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Henri Chatelain, <i>Carte Tres Curieuse de la Mer du Sud...,</i> Amsterdam, 1719. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Arnoldus Montanus, <i>Die Unbekante Neue Welt...,</i> German text edition, Amsterdam, 1673. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> John Woodhouse Audubon, <i>California Gray Squirrel,</i> oil on canvas, c. 1853. $30,000 to $50,000.
  • <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.