• <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.

Auction Update Review

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Rare Book Hub: 40 Auctions Archived, another 26 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday 31 July 2020, 40 completed auctions have been archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction+ Database; 1 denominated in Danish krona, 7 in euros, 5 in British pounds, 2 in Mexican pesos, and 25 in US dollars.  Turnover was $16,430,217 as 11,708 lots were offered and 8,892 sold for a 76% rate of sale.

 

For the week ahead 26 sales are searchable.

  

8 auctions saw total proceeds reach a million dollars: 
 

SothebysTravel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History on July 28th: $2,421,204 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters on July 26th: $2,349,549 
SothebysContemporary Prints and Multiples - bidstart 7/1/ on July 28th: $1,555,250 
ChristiesValuable Books and Manuscripts - bidstart 7/9 on July 30th: $1,530,000 
Zisska and LacherBooks, Works on Paper on July 23rd: $1,291,492 
Arader GalleriesSummer Auction on July 25th: $1,095,276 
ChristiesContemporary Edition - Online bidstart 7/16 on July 30th: $1,028,000 
SothebysThe Library of a Greek Bibliophile: Travel Books, Aldines and an Important Qur’an on July 28th: $1,004,659 
 

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

Catawiki B. V.Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 7/10 on July 19th: 150.80% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsTravel, Atlases and Maps, Autographs and Documents on July 29th: 141.36% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on July 28th: 134.67% 
SothebysContemporary Prints and Multiples - bidstart 7/1/ on July 28th: 123.34% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsFine Art, etc. - Old Master Prints on July 30th: 122.20% 
Forum AuctionsOnline only: Books and Works on Paper on July 30th: 120.92% 
ChristiesContemporary Edition - Online bidstart 7/16 on July 30th: 112.97% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 1/24 on July 20th: 112.17% 
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 7/21 on July 28th: 100.63% 


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

Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 7/21 on July 28th: 100.00% 
Leland Little AuctionsThe Mid-Summer Estates Auction - Prints on July 30th: 100.00% 
SothebysLegends, Landscapes, and Lovelies - bidstart 7/22 on July 28th: 100.00% 
Carlsen GallerySummer Potpourri on July 26th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsUS Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 7/21 on July 28th: 99.80% 
Heritage AuctionsSports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 7/12 on July 26th: 99.46% 
Heritage AuctionsComics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online on July 27th: 99.26% 
Dirk Soulis AuctionsOnline Only: Railroad Travel Ephemera, China and Books on July 29th: 98.21% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsThe Magic Collection of Jim Rawlins - Part 4 on July 25th: 97.85% 
William H. Bunch Auctions and AppraisalsEclectic Variety - Books, Prints on July 28th: 95.65% 
SothebysContemporary Prints and Multiples - bidstart 7/1/ on July 28th: 95.00% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsTravel, Atlases and Maps, Autographs and Documents on July 29th: 94.63% 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters on July 26th: 94.44% 
Catawiki B. V.Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 7/10 on July 19th: 94.29% 
University ArchivesManuscripts and Autographs - Books on June 24th: 93.84% 
PBA GalleriesLiterature & Books in All Fields: Timed Online Auction - No Reserve - bidstart 7/20 on July 30th: 93.53% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on July 25th: 93.00% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on July 28th: 92.41% 
John McInnis AuctioneersThe Billie and Dottie Haughton Online Auction on July 27th: 92.31% 
Winter AssociatesPrints, Books on July 27th: 90.91% 
Forum AuctionsOnline only: Books and Works on Paper on July 30th: 88.85% 
ChristiesContemporary Edition - Online bidstart 7/16 on July 30th: 88.06% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 3/20 on July 22nd: 85.00% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 1/24 on July 20th: 84.00% 
Purcell AuctioneersAuction Of Irish Interest Books, Maps, Posters, Interesting Ephemera Etc. To Include An Entire Colle on July 29th: 83.88% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - Internet bidstart 9/27 on July 21st: 82.76% 
University ArchivesThe Kennedys on June 10th: 82.71% 
SothebysTravel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History on July 28th: 80.93% 
 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Sothebys Description de l'Égypte. Paris, 1809-1822, first edition, 23 volumes, housed in a custom made cabinet on July 28th Actual price: USD $562,639.
  2. Arader Galleries The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. on July 25th Actual price: USD $295,000.
  3. Sothebys GRAPES (F. & S. II.190-195) on July 28th Actual price: USD $275,000.
  4. Heritage Auctions The Invisible Man (Universal, 1933). Fine/Very Fine on Linen. One Sheet (27" X41") Style A Teaser, Gene Schwalm Artwork. on July 26th Actual price: USD $228,000.
  5. Arader Galleries Louisiana Heron, Plate CCXVII (217). on July 25th Actual price: USD $171,100.
  6. Zisska and Lacher KOPERNIKUS, N., De revolutionibus orbium coelestium, libri VI. on July 23rd Actual price: USD $164,491.
  7. Sothebys Qur'an. copied by Ahmad al-Nayrizi, illuminated. Persia, Safavid and Qajar. 1122 AH/1710 AD on July 28th Actual price: USD $153,594.
  8. Christies Medusa Head on July 30th Actual price: USD $150,000.
  9. Swann Galleries An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. on July 30th Actual price: USD $125,000.
  10. Sothebys IMAGE OF GREGORY (MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, TOKYO 276) on July 28th Actual price: USD $118,750.
  11. Sothebys Keulen. De Groote Nieuwe Vermeerderde Zee-Atlas ofte Water-Werelt. 1685, fine hand-colouring on July 28th Actual price: USD $113,175.
  12. Christies Principia mathematica. on July 30th Actual price: USD $112,500.
  13. Heritage Auctions M (Nero-Film AG, 1931). Fine+ on Linen. German Poster (37.5" X 55.75"). on July 26th Actual price: USD $108,000.
  14. Christies Wuthering Heights. A Novel. By Ellis Bell. Agnes Grey. A Novel, by Acton Bell. on July 30th Actual price: USD $87,500.
  15. Heritage Auctions Horror of Dracula (Universal International, 1958). Folded, Fine+. Italian 2 - Fogli (39.5" X 55.25"). on July 26th Actual price: USD $84,000.
  16. Christies BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in French and Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum on July 30th Actual price: USD $81,250.
  17. Sothebys Dupre. Voyage a Athenes et a Constantinople. Paris, 1825. folio, colour plates, twentieth-century blue half morocco gilt on July 28th Actual price: USD $80,839.
  18. Heritage Auctions Casablanca: Café Chair (Warner Bros., 1942). Fine+. Screen-Used Prop Chairs (2) (34" X 15" X 15"). on July 26th Actual price: USD $78,000.
  19. Sothebys KATE MOSS (PORTFOLIO) on July 28th Actual price: USD $75,000.
  20. Sothebys MICK JAGGER (F. & S. II.142) on July 28th Actual price: USD $75,000.
  21. Christies MAO ZEDONG (1893-1976). Signed photo album, memento of the visit to China by the Soviet delegation led by Nikita Khrushchev in 1954. on July 30th Actual price: USD $75,000.
  22. Arader Galleries Long-billed Curlew, Plate 231. on July 25th Actual price: USD $70,800.
  23. Sothebys MICK JAGGER (F. & S. II.146) on July 28th Actual price: USD $68,750.
  24. Sothebys SUNFLOWERS I on July 28th Actual price: USD $68,750.
  25. Christies Essai sur la Nature du Commerce en géné ral. Traduit de l'Anglois. on July 30th Actual price: USD $68,750.



40 total sales reported this week:

Jeschke van Vliet Auctions Berlin GmbH. Valuable Books, Photographs, Prints on July 31st: 44.59%
Eldreds. Summer Sale - signs, prints, books on July 31st: 69.57%
Swann Galleries. Fine Books and Manuscripts on July 30th: 77.83%
PBA Galleries. Literature & Books in All Fields: Timed Online Auction - No Reserve - bidstart 7/20 on July 30th: 93.53%
Leland Little Auctions. The Mid-Summer Estates Auction - Prints on July 30th: 100.00%
Forum Auctions. Online only: Books and Works on Paper on July 30th: 88.85%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Fine Art, etc. - Old Master Prints on July 30th: 77.44%
Christies. Contemporary Edition - Online bidstart 7/16 on July 30th: 88.06%
Christies. Valuable Books and Manuscripts - bidstart 7/9 on July 30th: 66.17%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Travel, Atlases and Maps, Autographs and Documents on July 29th: 94.63%
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Online Only: Railroad Travel Ephemera, China and Books on July 29th: 98.21%
Rago Arts and Auctions. Living Contemporary on July 29th: 70.73%
Purcell Auctioneers. Auction Of Irish Interest Books, Maps, Posters, Interesting Ephemera Etc. To Include An Entire Colle on July 29th: 83.88%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on July 28th: 92.41%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Eclectic Variety - Books, Prints on July 28th: 95.65%
Sothebys. Contemporary Prints and Multiples - bidstart 7/1/ on July 28th: 95.00%
Sothebys. Legends, Landscapes, and Lovelies - bidstart 7/22 on July 28th: 100.00%
Sothebys. Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History on July 28th: 80.93%
Sothebys. The Library of a Greek Bibliophile: Travel Books, Aldines and an Important Qur’an on July 28th: 79.83%
Heritage Auctions. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 7/21 on July 28th: 99.80%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 7/21 on July 28th: 100.00%
Winter Associates. Prints, Books on July 27th: 90.91%
John McInnis Auctioneers. The Billie and Dottie Haughton Online Auction on July 27th: 92.31%
Heritage Auctions. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online on July 27th: 99.26%
Heritage Auctions. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 7/12 on July 26th: 99.46%
University Archives. The Kennedys on June 10th: 82.71%
University Archives. Manuscripts and Autographs - Books on June 24th: 93.84%
Carlsen Gallery. Summer Potpourri on July 26th: 100.00%
Potter and Potter Auctions. The Magic Collection of Jim Rawlins - Part 4 on July 25th: 97.85%
Morton Subastas. Photography on July 25th: 26.73%
Morton Subastas. Weekly Timed Auction - Books, Prints on July 25th: 67.11%
Michaans Auctions. July Gallery Auction on July 25th: 50.00%
Zisska and Lacher. Books, Works on Paper on July 23rd: 60.17%
Arader Galleries. Summer Auction on July 25th: 46.39%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters on July 26th: 94.44%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 3/20 on July 22nd: 85.00%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - Internet bidstart 9/27 on July 21st: 82.76%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 1/24 on July 20th: 84.00%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 7/10 on July 19th: 94.29%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on July 25th: 93.00%


For the week ahead 26 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Aug. 3rd
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 96 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. U.S. Currency Signature Auction. 99 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 7/24. 50 lots

Tue. Aug. 4th
Sothebys. London. Books and Manuscripts: A Summer Miscellany -bidstart 7/28. 194 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 7/28. 366 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 7/28. 135 lots
Stephan Welz & Co.. Constantia. Fine Art Prints, Books and Maps. 101 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Books and Documents Auction from a Mexicanista Library (Denegre). 232 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - Internet bidstart 7/24. 33 lots

Thu. Aug. 6th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. William R. Bronson Collection of Ornithological Books. 197 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Americana - Travel & Exploration - World History - Cartography. 335 lots
Thomson Roddick Auctioneers & Valuers. Carlisle. Antiquarian and Collectable Books Auction. 274 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. The David Hall T206 Collection Part V Sports Catalog Auction. 630 lots
Leland Little Auctions. Hillsborough, NC. Asian Arts and Modern Art and Design - Prints.
Alaska Auction. Anchorage. Prints.

Fri. Aug. 7th
Bonhams. New York. Conflicts of the 19th and 20th Centuries - Online bidstart 7/28. 50 lots
Bruneau & Co. . Cranston. DiscoverIt Comic and Toy.
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 7/31. 130 lots

Sat. Aug. 8th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Entertainment & Music Memorabilia. 792 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 200 lots
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Online Auction - Books, Prints. 112 lots

Sun. Aug. 9th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 7/26. 144 lots
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Online Auction - Books, Prints. 70 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 8/2.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 8/2.
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 7/31. 32 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.